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VOLUME XXXVI I L NO.
IMilCTO TWO (MOT'S.
KANSAS (!ITY, DKCKMIIKH."), ISOi.
JP atljj .tmtttal
Did You Ever
5top to Think
riat a pica or Fine China or
given to the average woman will tickle her more than any
thing else in the way of a present? It's a fact, and we
have the stock to supply all such wants prices are right.
THERE'S HUCH TO
In our stock Having "little things'
inni go suen n long
way to mnke things
easy anil accessible to
a small purse niul still
do th work of more
expensive articles for
Christmas Is whero
wo moot the public's
Silver Novelties nil
Jn and ready to show.
549 Main St,
10 (M pounds Hums (guaranteed) . .. 7c
6,000 pounds California limns fi'jo
s b.us lit own Soup "-'."ic
S pounds IIIcu . 23e
1(V pounds Peacock Flour -.13
Arhuekh's Coffee (per pound) lie
Urlng nd -v It Ji ou
NORMAN & ROBERTSON,
AND CUARANTEES OF TITLE.
Telephone 0:iU. 1(1 l.'usl Oth St.
may oo an i:nci:i.,?ioh bPHiNos.
Proh ability Th it tlit Dcmncrntlti btulo lon
veiitlnn Will Hit Held There.
DAcclslor Springs Dee. 4. (Spec! il.) There
Is a pioblbihty the next Dcmoctutlc state
coneiitlun will be held In Kxcelsior
Springs. It vv.i the decision of the stato
i uinmlttee when It adjourned In St. Louis
Hint the ne.t meeting of the full conmiltteo
should be held at Tlio Kims hotel, when the
lime and place of holding the state- conven
tion will be tlxcd. Hy re.sulutlon it mji
agreed that the time for thu committee
to meet hire should be ten il.i uflor tho
national committee had Issued Its call for
the Dpniot r.Hlf national convention. Dem
u i.us tiom all pait.s or the .suite are sig
iiifvliig their w Ulies tli.it the .state conven
tion should i oino to Lxeolslor Springs.
JIAlll.Nl NLAUJ.V I'll'l'V KAIIS.
Klliiiwouil, Kts., Lodge Hoists Two Mum
bi'is Who Joined tlin Order In IS 1(1.
Oient Itend, Kus.. Doc. -I (Special.) Tho
Masonic lodge of i:illuwood, ll.irton coun
ty, boasts of two ini'iubeis who liau been
uctho woi'ci-s In M.isoniy for neiuly halt
ii nniui), William P. Horner was made
a Mason in Febiuiiiy, lM'i. and tor lour
Mats was wntslilpful iiuiHtur of lluriison
loilfco No. 17, Logan, Ind. Although "7
jcait. "f age. a diivo of sovunteon miles
Hum i lie i uiintry doesn't dttei him limn
attending lodge nuttings. Ileni) Koch,
now Tr je.ns old, Hi Mt saw Mnsonlu light
in Clenovu, Swil-til.ind, In Muv, lM'i. Ho Is
ulso a 'livu In the wotk ut' Ills lodge.
HAH 1."1 'I III! Ml. All Tlill.HT.
rrocueillincs liiKtltuteil sterdiiy to Hrlo
It 1 ioiii v York.
New Yoik, Dec. 4 Jtccent tumors of Im
pending len.il attack upon tho Amerlcun
Suiiar Itellulntr Company crjstalllzed to
Ua when papers weiu 6ited upon Secie
t.iry John It. Keurles In u suit to lestiain
thi company Hum ilolni; bui-luess In this
state Itumois weie ii!m current that sim
tin iioceeditigs would bo taken In .Muj-bj-
Tho oillceis ot the so-called ti list deny
that theiis Is u, tnonopolj-, and maintain
that anyone tan start a icllneiy In Nw
York and sell at any price ho ple.nes.
Crusher Iluriuil ut (iulomi. Kiih.
Oalenn, Kas., Dec. 4. (Special ) Tho
Slnlhews' ci usher, half a mile wtst of this
tits, located In what Is known us tho Ila
diiiua mine, was totally destiojed by llio
Tho crusher was rim by tho wine on tio
Mathews' lease, and will tluow n lamo
fnreo of men out of einployintnt. The tlio
Is thought to linvo been oriKlnaled by
trampu. Tlio loss was tully coeted by In
KAhSAB CITV, 110.
li a private boopHul quiet homo foi
tlioao atlllctod with incdlcul and surgical
dlimses, and U supplied with nil the rerae-
uiai incline kuowu l ueieiieu mumg iuivt
iastnuiifiitft i (.quired lu modern turnery.
J?or tho accommodation of patients, to
gether with our complete lliuce-MtttlD
Uepurtnicnt, make ifila the largest and
oldest and the only thoroughly equipped
Sanitarium In the wet,
)perutloiw for tho euro or Vuleoeele,
rile, btricturo and rutuls. are of dally
WEAHueaSy publUhod uoolr Illustrated
tliroiiKliout, ehontut; tho bumtarlum. with
Ehotogruphs of many putleuU, which will
o mailed freo to any address.
for further information call or address
M. C, M. C0E. KANSAS CITY, M0.
lltli mil IlroiiilnT- oHM
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joiin c. mom: mauls sr.uri.iMi
bTAlL.MH.MS AT 1 OUT ffAV.Ml
bnjs Ila niul HI Ciiuft'tlerutcs Killed Chris
topher Mitihrrt 111 Kmiils City, Kim.,
lint! Implicate rx-IVillceniHii
Fort Wayne, Ind., Dee. 4 John C. Stone,
formerly a member of the Dalton gang,
tinder kentence of ten years here for shoot,
tug Deputy Sherllf Harold, has confessed
to committing minders In Chicago, Cleve
land, Kansas City nnd several other places.
His story Is one of a life of murdei, burg
lar.v, train nnd .stage robbery and Is a
Stono s.ijs that he and Ills partner, Will
iam Wntrath, killed a man at Kunsna
Cltj In 1Sj and robbed him, but later gave
the money to Henry Dounilly, a policeman,
lor protection. He confesses to the minder
of ills. Stewart and her son, Claienie,
In Cleveland. The bodies wero cut to
pieces and thrown Inlo I.ako IJrle. He says
the following morning he killed a boy
In the lilg Kour j arils In l.Inndnle, O
Jn UuiTalo, he ami Wuliath and a man
named liurns, a saloonkeeper, killed a
wealthy Western tanner who was look
ing for a gootl time. The money wius di
vided and Stono and Wuliath returned
to Chicago and with their share started a,
Here Walrath married Stone's sister.
Mrs. Walrath died and Stone and Walrath
left Chicago. Later Stono returned mid
was Implicated In the minder oi a mum
and son named I'nintj. Tho men air - u I
to be. now seivlng life scntencis at Juliet
foi the crime, but Slone was not ar
rested. He then tells of a murder at Dun
kirk, X. 1"., when- Dully .stabbed a pnl.
"Uuffalo Jack," foui times, and burled
him In the woods. Another murder was
.'iommllted at L'nlon Cll, I'.i., the vietlm
. iiuiiik on uiu iiiuu iiiiincu iiuriou. or .Mll
1 ton Another murder was committed by
the trio near Youngstown, i)., the victim
being a icsldent of Ashtabula. The Inst
murder committed b Stone and Walrath
was on April 23, lMO, on a l'ennsj lv.inia
fielghl train. At this time Stone was shot
and dlil not get medical aid until South
Bend was reached. The nevt despei.ito
net of the tlio was the lobbciy of u Grand
Tiunk train In Michigan, where tlvo
watches and moiiev Wile secured. Two of
tin so watt lies have been ldenlillcd since
I their an est here.
Tills afternoon when the ntlh ers learned
that John C. Stone's confession became
1 gt'iicralls kuowu he was hustled out of
tho Utj to the Michigan City peiiittnUiuy
to Fcrve a t i in of ten veais. When Stone
m.nle Ills pilvate conft ssinn two months
I ago he Implle.itrd his pal, John Dulls, as
the leading spirit in the bloody highway
' lobbeilfs This sensational coniesslon win
kept coin enled till Unity was pl.ie. .J on
1 1 la! sestirdns' for assault with Intent to
kill a posse of deputy sheriffs The con
fession became public too late to have
ails' effect on Dufls's case, as when the
Jui y letlied at night the wild tile of
cilmes had not reached tho Juis Duffy
only lecelvetl a four senis' sentence, si-c
less than his squealing pal, .who was Im
plicated in the same crime. The olllcers,
or at least some of them, nro inclined to
think that Stone has painted nnd em
bellished a few molehills of criminality
into mountains of crime tor no othci pur
pose that to vent his enmity against Dulfy.
I Since the death of their p il. William Wal.
lath, tiom the effect of bullet wounds
. leeelved lu their battle with the deputy
hliptllft hero hist Apill, Dully nnd Stono
havo been such bitter enemies that thi y
have been kept In dlffeient pit Is of the
jail and were never lu the same room even
Advices ftom Manstleld, f and Tlrle,
I'.i., anil Kansas City Indicate Uiat Stono
was very fumlllur with murders commit
ted a.t each of these places. Denials havo
been received ftom Chicago, Cleveland and
Tho nbovn dispatch recalls nn Intense
sensation which was created In Kansas
Cliy, Kas., about ten sears ago.
On the moinilig of September 27, lSsTJ,
tho body of Christopher Shubeit was found
on tho Central avenue bridge, ilo had
been murdered and his money stolen.
Shubert was a we.ilthly (Senium who
lived at Leavenworth, Kas. The day pre
vious to the minder he cimo to Kansas
City with an excursion pait A diligent
Investigation by the police failed to se
cure any clue to the perpetrators of tho
About two montliH nfter this murder Po.
Herman Henry Donnelly shot ami killed
unother member of the Knnsas City, Kas.,
foice, Thomas O'Donald. Suspicion rested
upon Patrolman Donnelly for tho murder
nt Shubert. nnd It was said that the sec-
t ond killing had a connection with tho
iirst. Tn fact It was snld O'Donald was
killed for knowing too much regarding tha
Shubert murder, ,
This second murder occurred In n stnto
Hue saloon, Donnelly pleaded self-defense,
but was sent to the Kansas penitential v
for a term of two sears. Ho Is now said
to bo In Colorado,
According to Stone's confession Donnelly
received a portion of thu money taken from
Shubert after he was murdered Tho police
may make un effoit to have Donnelly ar
tested on tho clturgo of being Implicated
In the crime.
Doubted by tht Chicago Police.
Chleugo. Dec, 4 The police take no str-ck
In tho htnry of Convict Stono In Port
Wnyno to the effect that he was connected
with the Ptunty murders lu Chicago. Ttirea
men were convicted of these crimes, ami
are now nerving life sentences In Jollet.
The police here never heard of Stone, and
do not want him for murder or anything
Story Not lleliuretl In (lev eland.
Cleveland, O., Dec, 4. The police of this
city think tho confession of John C, Stone
at Port Was ne, Ind. Is based latgely on
llliuglliuiiuii. .j..)...., .a ..,.-..
the crimes which Stono says he and Wal
lath committed In Cleveland, and it is cer
tain the pair were not arrested here and
that they did not escape from Jail by feign
COLOHAIXI HANJb PAT CHOWK.
Under Indictment 'there for Mealing Illi.
luoiuli I'roiu u Jewelry Morn.
Denver, Col., Dec. 4. Oovernor 'Mclutsre
to-day Issued a requisition oil Govtrnor
Stone, of Missouri, for the return of Pat
Crowe to Colorado. Crowe Is under indict
ment fur the larceny of valuable dljmoada
from Ch'jnln's jewelry store In this city
I He la now an Inmate of the county jail
at St Joseph, Mo., on the charge of train
I robbers'. An official will be tent for hliu at
once, and, if posglblu, brim; blm bitk. ta
Dcavtr for trUL.
MEET THE POPULAR DEMAND.
LATE STYLES, FINE TRIAIS.
. NEW ARRIVALS DAILY. .
MONEY BACK IF
I90I and (903 fttiain
Ihli Is the
liach can he
Our price of
and nc have
come at once
MISSOURI FRUIT GROWERS.
'Illlril Alinlllll Miellllg ut thu sitlltn llortl-
Cliltilral so. 1.1 ut Ntoslio ll I ll-
iiMiully I ill" I roll Iliiplii).
Neoslio, "Mo, Dee. 4 The Missouri State
Hortitultur.il Society Is holding its thiid
upiiual meeting heie. The attendance Is
good, despite unfuvoiahlc wcjtliir.
Thu fruit dlspl.is, aectirding to Secretary
(lOodman, Is one of the best' the Fnclety
has ever had, theie tiding over ,) plaits.
Dxhlbits aie being made from West Plains,
Lib.inon. Spilnglleld, S.iieovle, Itlrhl.tud,
.Marshllild, Jell, ison City and Olden
One r. it ure ol the displas' is tho new
niul handsome vailetles of seeding apples
that aie here, to be i lassltled and n.iineit.
The Tnitid St.itts llsh station, loc.itid at
Neosho, has a handsome exhibit of gold
llsh, while an mange tree, full of oranges.
1" a matter of Inteiest. The tree Is a
.N'eosho pitiilttrt, belonging to Mrs. Ch.ulos
Lewis, Is 17 eais old, and this Is the
llfteenth i nl of fruit The oranges are of
lair sUe and well inloicd.
J. M. P.iilev, ot Missllle, .V, M. has nn
exhibit of tlmn vnil. tits of apples from
the Klo (liande. and J. A Dlt ksnu, of
fientonvllle. Aik , has one of ilucn va
lletbs. This constitutes the fotclgn ex
hibit. BIRD'S TRIAL THURSDAY.
Kiiiihiih Ijibur CiiinllllHHliiller In Answer tt
tlio t'llirgo of Kvtorllllg .Miiliey 1'rnm
Toptka, Kas, Dec. I. (Special.) Tho trial
of State Labor Commissioner Illrtl on the
charge of extorting a portion of his clerks'
sal.irlts for his own use will commence tn
tho dlstrb t couit heie at 1) o'i lock 'I mils
day morning. Assistant Attorney Central
(iottard win t onouci uiu pioset. illiou. nun.
John Sp. er, the veteran Kansas newspaper
man, who was cniet cieuc 10 mm, is itni
main witness lor inn siaie. lie atuveii
tiom Wichita to-night In icsponso to a
llltd's tlefense, ns oulllncd by himself. Is
that he took the money from the eleiks
with their lull consent, for the purpose of
establishing a contingent fund for the labor
When John Speer reported to ilovirnor
Moitlll that tlic- commissioner was depiiv
Ing him of a poitlon of his salary, tho
governor deimin led Ulid's resignation. This
ho r fused point blank mid thu attorney
gi in ral w.is then iiistiuctcd b the gov
ernor to bring this action. Tlio Kansas
statutes me Bin h that un nllli er of this
sort can be removed only after conviction
ot olllcial mlsi'oniliit t in the district court.
FOR KILLING HENRY LEONARD.
'lliti three VllIluioson Cutler i:iiinliiatlon
at it lilln Nnrvlllii 1111111114011 lloeii
ot CoiifeiK, nit i:pet tint.
Wichita, Kas., Dec, 4. (Special.) The ex
amination of the three alleged murderers
of Henry Leonard, being the parties la
whose house ho was killed, viz: 1', M,
llllanison, Iiena Williamson and Norvllle
Williamson, their son, was commenced
hero to-day. The court room was so crowd,
ed that iiu.u ly a do.en bnllllts had lo bo
tiPIiilnted to preserve oidei. It was (:
peeled that the sou, N'orvllle Wllllam-on,
would gu on the stand and innko a con
fession, but he did not. The chief ot po
lice, howevei, took tho Mnnd and de
tailed tho confession tho boy undo to
him. In which ho accused Ids father of
killing Leonnid, on the night of November
17, with a gas pipe. The motive for tho
murder was to secure Jj.uOO Insurance
whit It Leonard had on his life, nnd which
he transteried to Mrs. Williamson about
three weeks before thu murder was com
mitted It Is expected that thu examina
tion will last a week, Publlo sentiment Is
unanimously uguiiiBt the three William
sons. IN TRUE COWBOY STYLE,
A leivenworlh PI no Held l'p last Night
by -Men V ho Kudu Horses and
II red ltuvolcr.
Leavenworth. Kas., Dec. I (Special.) At
S o'clock to-ulght, Holly Hnney and Joe
and 1'red Kickeits, three young men well
known lu police circles, rode up to John
Vogler's place In the southwest poitlou of
the ills, in cowboy sts le they ilred seven
pistol shots Into tho place, nnd then dis
mounting they ililed the money diawcr,
seiuilng 110 In cash ami a il check. The
prcpiletor, though uninjured, wa3 too
frightened to muko jeslstance, but soon
notllled the police and they are In put.
suit. It Is believed the robbers, will be
iiiiidulU Drug 1 Inn Axlgua.
iMexleo. Mo . Dec 1. (Special.) Jamison
S. Crigltr, druggists at Yaiulalla, this
counts, have mad- an assignment to Hoy
Maerarlane, son of Supieme Judge Mac
I'arlaue, who icsldes In this cits. The lia
bilities ure latgo ami the assets very small.
i Journal, Dec. & J
A Great Gift. S
C ft -i 7
YOU WANT IT.
and II Eleventh St.
greatest value ever offered In (tn 7'itsj
a Clirtatmns (lift Ihcic can lie uotliinn
tlitrt will he .10 truly ileilnililc It hut tuo scjut
rule cushion, stujj ul with 1,1, l A 1 11 mid tou-
crcil with (levant cortluiuy In handsome imtlerni
and colors. 1ic frame It )olhlicd oah and the
ttdjitsttd to four dlfTacnt poslfoits.
(is. JO In Just ahoul half Its rial value
onln r to sell at this pi lee Uctlcr
If yon. itttut the haaaln.of a lifetime.
Purniturc and Carpet Co.,
I2i()-i22. jMain St.
IT WAS A BIG SUCCESS.
Kims tin I lioMiiiglily I'lriiM'tl With the Out-
tolliu of the ( Ilitllgti 3ll'mlli;, l.vtll
liliiilgh Iilgitlli. I Inked.
Topeka, Kas , Dec. 4. (Special.) The
K.tns is pcojile who leturned tn-luy ftom
the Million Chili meeting at Chicago ntu
enthusiastic over the uceptlon the rc
icHcd at the liiinds of the Lakeside city.
Burton. Is said to.ku.Vtiide n splendid
nratoilcal effort ami thV returned pilgrims
ait united in praising him. Hut without
a dissenting vuieo the Kansas dt 1. guilt n
are luvtlghln against John J. Ingulls,
who fallttl to kt .p his appointment and
appear at the met ting. M'ho story that
the ex-seliator wis suoubuiind Is en
tlnly without foundation. A iettti was re
celvul from him by the managerH of the
meeting, addressed from n Wisconsin town,
In which he slnipls st ited that ho t ould
not be piesent nnd would explain the rea
son later. This let It r was leeelved on
The miiu.igtis of the club refuse to be
lieve that tile ex-senator can hive any
valid t xcuse. Thrv say that lie hunsilf
llxttl the date of the meeting on Deet mber
!i, and that it hud bt en ptpposed to hoi I
It two Wtcks c.'irlUr, but was iidjouim 'I
so as nut to Intel lute wltli uus' of his
Speaking ot thu meeting o-dny. Hov
el nor Mm i 111 said
"I think the audacity of the Kansas
fellows lu going down lo Chicago unin
vited, nnd beiirdlng the Hon in his dt n.
made the ntt.iii a success. Tlio Chicago
papers Heated Us spletidldls. The amount
of advertising the stale of Kansas has ic.
eel veil tut ouch the Million Club mnvtmuit
I'culdn't have been purchased for fjfi.oio
lu cash. I am eoinlntetl that the meet,
lug, or ratlur the luet that Kansas de
veloped the euergv and push iieitss.iiy lo
get up such un nffah, has douo us a. world
of good. It shows that we ale pushing,
tnergetlc and sutc.ssful nml those who
were not with us tan have no idea of the
talk the nlliilr tnai.,1, and all of it w is
creditable to om state. Wheiever one
till nt il In Chleiiho on .Monday and Tues
tlay he totild In ir the wold 'Kansas' In
every mouth, and that wits, because the
newspapeis made so much of us. There Is
no middle ground tor such an cutct prise
as this Million Club meeting. It must
lie ilther a fnlluie or a success. 'i;hls
was a perfect mui ess mid now that It Is
safely over I feel hreatly relieved."
WHY NOT SAN FRANCISCO?
31. II. IlttYiiiiug C.lvts Ills HeatopH 11 by the
Kt'puhliian .Nation tl I iiiiteiitlnu
should lit, II, hi lliorc.
Chicago, Dec. 4 -Hon. M. II, DeYoung,
tho California m. nib. r of tho Kepubht .in
national eammtltte. pissed through Chi
cago this inaniin,' on his way to Nt w
Yoik to attend a toiitcrence of thoso who
favor San Kiancisto as the place for tho
holding of the jiatlonal convention.
"Thu tallro.itls," said he, "havo otlhlally
agieed on a .-, rate from Chicago, N. w
Orleans and kindred points, which Is Just
what It will cost any ono lo get to this
c."'. lom !vw Yo,,c or N'w Oilcans.
Aside fiuin that, the delegates and vi-ituis
v.III hive a pleasant journey, uiiciiu did
(llmate, and see a beautiful countis The
Nurthwestetn and Hinta Ko ritlliouls are
iniinlng fast trains, the Hip being made
In tin eo tlus-s, or four from New Voik
"We havo hem loinlng L'ast lo com en
tlons lor foity-seven sears, and pin of
the time hail to pa-s tlnoiigh a loielgu
tnuntry, cross the Isthmus, requiring tblr
ts das.s, and we think It ubout time thu
Lasteni delegates made the coast a visit
Wo have had about evers thing else ul
there tho drum! Anny of tlio Jtepuolie,
thu Knights Templar, thu Sunday St hool
l'nlon, Teachers' l'nlon, ami the National
Hotelkeepeis" Association Is now un Its
was. We have the II nest hotels In tho
world, and have demonstiated our ability
to ptoneily accommodate a largu gather
lug. Wo are willing to stand on our rec
ord In that icspect
"We also hava ample telegraphic faclll.
lies. Thu Wtstern l'nlon has tweLo wins
and tin. Postal Telegraph-Cable Company
has eight or ten. Tho laiger iiewspajun
would bo able to get all thu (special ills,
patches they desired, and I nin sure tho
Associated Press, which has Its leased
wires, would bring us good a repoit as
from any other cits'. The convention has
been held lu eveis othei part of the loun.
try, nnd Is theie a pleasauter plain than
San Francisco In which to hold the con
yeutlou lu summer'.1"
1VII.I. III! HI.'Altll 1I).I)Y.
The HluglUher (.rami Jury Clmrgcj Against
the Comiti roininU.loner.i.
Kingfisher, O. T., Deo. l.-(Speclal.) Tho
accusations mude by the giund jury
ugulnst the commlssloueis ot this county
will bo heard to-morrow before Judge
J. L. MeAtee, of the Fifth Judicial tils
ttlct, on u motion by the acting county ut
torney to suspend said commissioners hum
olllce pending a full hearing of the accu
sations. The matter cieutcs some Inter
est here, but few believe that the motion
will be sustulned. Tho chairman of the
board Is very 111 and will not be In at
tendance. This will be cause enough to
as Ills cue.
NOT A FRIEND LEFT.
It l.r.WH IMIlt IIIIAI. APPIIAI.S 111
mm: PUP. lilts .11. 1. IV l.tl.N.
MUST GRANT THE FIRMANS,
.mom: itt'Miiits ! iia r ,s pi.iimaiiim
has iu;i:v rm'.M sum.
PiirIuiiiIi I'ranie, Itm.lil, Italy, (!erio:inr
mill Aiittrlu Mill Hang 1'iigetlipr fur
thu "sfltlfiiii-iit tf the I roubles
lu 'I tirliej- I urltMt story
of tlio vinAiifrrt.
Conslnntliiople, Dec. I. When Oieat
llrlliiln Ihrenteiied to foice the pasunRe of
llio Dard inellcH It the llrmans for the
passing In of extra Rimitlslilps weio not
graiitutl, the sultan appealed pel sunnily lo
Kuiwln, Aiislthi, (leriuany and l'ruinc, beg
ging them not to prcBS their demands, call
ing their attention to the elforls he was
making to resloio order nnd pievent fur
ther outbreaks, nnd dwelling strongly upon
the danger or tin Uptlslng of the .Mussul
mans throughout thu empire If he weio
subjected to such a slight, holding that Hie
nicrti fact of sending tho additional war
ships to tho Ilosphorus would bo an Inti
mation that he was not eoniddered li the
powers to be capable of maintaining order
In his own dominions. The sultan bellevid.
nnd Hie palace cotctle has been nppaicntly
equally convinced, that Ktisla would not
net In tn coitl with C.ieat Hitlnln. and that
thelefore Itulu, France, nnd evtn Hi r
many, might be counted upon, It It came
to a decisive crisis, to oppose any active
Intel ferenee by Ureal Itiltaln. Ill filet,
this notion was almost genctul In the po
litical world, and all asseitions to tho con
trary weio received Willi polite smiles of
.t sjniputhy from the ( rur.
It lit iviinc posltlvels- known to-daj-. how
pvci, that Itusd.i Is rc.ills in uccotd with
the poneis, and that the sultan metl look
lor no ttjnipnthy ftom the ezal or his ad.
xlseis in uns thing lu any was tending lo
thwart the deteimliiatlon of the powtr.s to
have cutler itstoicd tlumighoiit the Turk
ish cmplie and mtasiius taken for the
lnottctlon ot tile live-, ami piopeits ot all
Christian subjects ol the sultan
Prince ToliatuilT Hostovskj, the Itussl'iti
minister of fortlgn a Hat is. leplied at Hist
that lie would sound the cabinets of
1'iance, net many mid Ausiilu on the suli
jet t. It In lug iippnicnlls com Hided that It
was usrless tn again question Cleat lull
am in Hah. lie did so. but iccthiiig noth
ing but unf.ivoiable replies lie later In
ft.imetl the Tmklsh iiinliassailor at St. IV
leisbuig that he timid see no icnson to
stiaiaii' Hussla, fioui the other poweis
The Austrian tnlnlstci fot foreign allrilis,
Count (Itilui bow ski, was even mole expllilt
than Prince Tiduinon" Iiostnvsky. toi he
c,.im the Turkish unilinssudor at VI( ntui to
imdeistantl fit ai ly Hint a nimplete until I
standing exlsl.-d mining the powers mid
that Turkey should not ptisist In In I prts
i nt dllatoiv pull, v leganllng the dt iniinds
of the poweis lor cxli.i giiiirtlshlps in In
Piisliliu, Hie work ot it suiting older in
Vslitlt Turkes and pievtiitlng turther out-
The if ply of M Itaithelot, the French
mlnlsttt for foreign nffalis. was almost
lilonthal wllh that of Pilme Tobanolt
IV.trnlliir I rum Cerm my.
l'lnally. tlnoiigh l'rince llohctiloho and
1'ielherr Mai"schal von lilebersleln. ICm
peroi William give to the Turkish ..nniis
su lor at litrlin no consolation nt all. He
was lltmh told that the ponfrs were lut
ing In Hull- lust interests nnd in the best
Inn rt sis of tin Tut Irish tinplie In anv dt -minds
in ide upon the potte and was plaln
h warned that the sultan tould not expect
the siippoi t or sympaths of (i. inianv In
any continued opposition to the will of the
Thus, apparently, the sultan wa shown
that he no longer had a Iwukir In IIu
rope. but tho qinsllou of admltllng the t -tni
giiortlshlp is still unsettled, anil tills
still leav. s opt n the question whether
Crtat llrllnln has or has not given the sul
tan until Saiurdiy In wh. h to Issue the
(Il minis, as was leported yentird.iv, but
denkd last night by the diplomatic corps
and Turkish gov eminent i ink's Hut sir
Philip Cunie lie loubtedly set-tus to have
made some Impoitant toinmiinli ullon, the
nature of whlth Is not known to Tewllk
Pasha, the Tinklsh minister ol fortlgn af
fairs. Ignition Dec. I The Dally Telegraph has
a dlsnalih hum Vienna which, will he pub
lished lo-moirow untl whbli repot tn that
tho powers have piesonted nn ultimatum
to the pone, tlire.itt nlng to force the pas
sage of the Danlanellts unless liriiluns are
Issued within seventv-two hoiim. permit.
Hug the passiigi (r the seeontl guaidshlp.
No olhir spei lal mentions the fat t of an
ultimatum having In en Julntlv presented
to the porto lis, the powers, and the repoit
Is probably untrue,
Turkish stnrv of Hie Mti-siieres.
Wuslilugton, Dee I The Turkish leg.i.
lion has received fioin the sublime potto
a lepoit of the Armeiilau troubles at Tre.
bizoinl, signed b.v the (Ut! and mllltniy
olhellllS, whlth seeks to ilirow nil the
blame for the Trelil.tnnl and other riots
upon the Armenians. The upon explains
In minute detail that vagabond Armenians
llrid thu llrst shots and were solely le
sponslble for nil dli-ordcis, the Turks t x
ti ting themsclvea only to suppress the
"The fact," sns-s tho reiort, "Hint FOmo
of thoso who Hied dining tho riots ftom
Hie windows of Aitnenliin bouses w'tie
Inhabitants ot nelghbuiing villages, who
li.id only tome to town that mm nlng, and
that the Hist shots weie Indeed Mud by
tin in: that simultaneously with tho iom
iiienteiiHiit of the riot Hie shoos had been
dosed; that the Alinenlans had knowledge
tbeinseht.i of all these facts; and tllliills.
that the olllecis ot the aimy nisi ol the
captives who .xhoited them to submission
mid the las lug down ol their aims, wire
elected by snots, tinti aiso uu uiai uus
Ik en stated heie above, proves com In
slvely lint the iloleis ha 1 det Id. tl lo cause
a griat sl.niwlitei throughout the loiimrs-.
WOOL MEN DEMAND RELIEF.
Aak r n lleturu to thu IVnnl 'lailrtof
tho .McHlnloy Law or fur n
...n.i.in..i.-.n 1ien I. The nnnu il meellnir
of tho National Association of Wool Crow
ds began here to-tiay. i lie priiiiipu icni
uro of the djs's session was tho annual ud
tires of Fitsldi-nt William Lawrence, of
Ohio, who dwell on the pie-ent distressed
condition of the wool giowlug Industiy
and mado vutious suggestions tor ieiuetll.il
leglSl.lllllll lllKl leu tvt.i .-, ti'.. .it t.uti to ej.
lino lie Iter piotectinu to thi growcis. Itcs-
......1 . ...11 I... ...I.. ......I ...irlr, r .1... ,.ia. -....
OU111UII9 ll "' ..'..'1..'. ."'' '"" ..-w...-
tion of'wxxil toi thu dutiable list at a tea
soimbly high rale.
Piesidmt Lawientc, In an lufonnal eon
feienie, lold tho wool men he did not ex.
pect uns tueusiire of s.itlsfiu Hon lo woolen
Inteiests would bo passed bs coniusss until
a full icvlslon of the limit sllould be made.
He submitted a king im.morl.il which he
suc,gtstid bo ndnptc'd and piesiuted lo
lollgre'ss. It leiltis Ihe lek.s to sheep
. . . ... . ........1 1.. .1... f rt. . a. .nl . ..t. ...I..!..
llieetlt'lT eauot-ti ... utu t.t- i.w... pi iie-t.L.tu
of the Wilson tuilff law, and favors, as
temporary relief, tho ie-mat invent ot the
Olclviuley schedule, with slight modlflca.
Tluodoie. Jiistlc. ot Philadelphia, said
the McKlhlev. woolen t.ulll had Iclileil for
thtoe stais an uunual leveuue of H.'.Oiti.
i'luclng wool on the trie list, he suid, hatl
so far canst d a loss of $H),0e.i,Out) to the
wool giow ers, Dining tho day a resolution
was offered that congtess bo asked to
pass immediately, as a partial miasuie ot
relief, schidulo K, of wool ami woolens, of
lh MeKlnley law Thl. however, was olt.
Jected to by some of Hume present, on the
ground that the duties piovlded for bs th.it
schedule weie nut high enough, and tho
Genuine Cork Sole Shoes
iN, WOflEN ANDCIIIl
bOLl) ONLY AT
FOR MEN, WOriEN AND CHILDREN,
bOLl) ONLY AT
013 MAIN STREET.
i solnlloii. iifl.r itttmi" dleulnn n f-
f. Ml I 111 II tominlllre Of lle. Whose tllltt
it i to draw up n mimrtnt t t ..nut. s
ii' king for rt lief tor the wool Indiuurs
REFORM IN VIRGINIA.
(lotcrnni- ll'l errull l.l.i Hie I i glibilure to
stop Itaie lotiiibllng nml l.tiirhlng-
lllchiuoii 1. i, !.( I -The lib mil il
it""ioii ot the Virginia Icuhlntnrc l emi
lo-dnv. rit.. somite ot villllra d b.v clittlim
William I.ovi risteln president pro tern n.
the house bv i lee ting John F. Itjnn speak
er, 'the inesmige of ikivvinor o'l't trull
retiunmeiitls lrshitl(iit for the extermina
tion ot the rinse track Rambling evils pnv
Hletit In Alexiindtla tunnty. Onmhlitin on
hotw nit's", he fs, Ims i'ismc ii shiimc
and ill-Ri-nce to Vlrglhln. The in nnt.e
tilso din els tilteiiilon lo th lawless suite
of niift!r.K for live mllcn ultmir the PottHiui'
Ihet, opisislte W tishliiKtiili, "nylliK: "That
nirl of vlrulnlft lorntoiy Is miidc a tvp
ttnl Holniis has foi tine etlmlnal nnd th -cradetl
tlnsses of Washlnwton ill). Tin re
E.ltnbllnir saloons and illBrcpHtnbic houses
ilisplns their biiixeti fronts tiny and night,
niHl cvety ic lets of crime Is committed
The law olllt ers ure either K)Weiless of
they wilfully iii-gks t their tint."
legislation Is detniitnletl lo lelleve Vir
ginia of this odium.
On the nulijc t of 1 tuning-, flovernnr
O'lVrrall kiiv: "With pnln and tnortl
lleiitlon 1 brlnir to soul atteltllou Hie fie
(litent tukltig of human life wlthxmt due
proetsss of law within the Itoiderts of our
slate. In Virginia, (inching ennnot lo
ilefeiulctl; It must He rcpiotmtcd. The num.
ber who baVf suffered tliiith b the hiillt r
without trials or sentences of the t ominoti
weulth's tilbiinnls uf Jiistltf has crusted
abroad the Impression that Iw-r IiiiIkis and
Jul leis cannot lie ttiisletl, or thai her iitsitile
are itwa)td In passion and uiit onttollt d
bv leiistui; that her law Is dcthiollid and
He coinineliili the Wallon law as approx
imating: the object dtslitd, "fall nnd hoii
tst elections." Ho al-o lomineii Is the gootl
load imminent, and defends bis Coins.. In
using the lnllltla to piotts-t prioneis nnd
properly from vlolmcc ut the hands of
either striker or mobs
SOME FACTS ABOUT KANSAS.
."More .Males 'I bun rem ties More 'I bull 110
Per tent 11 bite More linn 11(1 Per
Pi lit .1 met Itilll Horn.
Topeka, K.is , Dec, I (Special.) The sec
rctaiy of the slate board of ncrtctiltutc
has compiled a complete digest of the Kan
mi slate census. Just completed, ftom
which the following interesting siiiumaties
Total population 1,3.11.731
Number of families LT.i.ili!
Aiuinti' number of pet sons lu each
Male population, til .51 pel cent or.... flV.L'x
Fein lie population, ISnlpct cent, or. iilO.snt,
Native population, :i:ii per cent, or. .l,u.;,33.!
Native male population. '''" I per
tent, or CiSl.lSa
Native female populatloii, 43 si per
cent, ol r.vTi II.
White population, LIS per itnt, oi , .1, '.,'., 71 1
Colored population. Including Chi
nes,, ami Indians, 3 i!7 pi r cent, oi . ti.'-'s.
3lules of v tiling age tJI s t ai s or
snei), f, vs per cent ot the male
popiil ltlun, or 3.7) feSI
Poisons engaged In ngrli ulture . ... Is."i.,l'i
Piopoitlou of pit sops cngagtd In agii
cultuie lompaieil with those tn nil classi s
of oi cupatlons, fil 111 pi r cent
The lettirns .u. to nationality show that
limn than !) pet tent ol Kansas' popula
tion are Aimib'.in born There wen bin u
In Kansas. "Ijii.vi,-, in iiiiiioIm, Hl,ni3, in ohlu,
!:i'il. lu Missouil, 7s7IS; in ludinnn, T.S--..
lu Inwit. fil.Uii, and In no utlu i states so
m.inv as r.n.aon. lively sl.itt mid ten Itorv
In the I'nlttil States has eonliiliuted lo
Kansas' population. L'veu Alaska has a
H ptesi illation of three.
of foielgn Horn Knnsnns, Cerm tuv has
contributed the greatest number. 3!l'i.'.',
Then follow Ihe Sc.indlnavliiu countries
with IS 2X3, r.ngkind with 13.311', lielaniL with
Jl.Si"), Fitisila wllh inTW, Hiltlsli Aineiba
with OM. S.-olbiiid with f.ir. Fiinie with
2,1ST., Italy wllli 877 .mil Sp tin with 71)
DEATHS DUE TO LA GRIPPE.
so Hot tors I sptnlii Hit Id port, il IVboli.-
stle t'nl-itiillig iXimi 1 1 v ti kitli.t "More
lit litis I IK.lv lo (Ii i in.
Little Hoik. Ilk, De.. I - Further de
tails of Hit npuitid w huh sab poisoning
near Tt xnrkana wile icie-lved lute to
diis l'p to the present time, tw. he deaths
have oitiiirttl and us in my more are in it
pier. u Ions condition. The tiegiots of the
crmmiinlty are superstitious and ignor
ant and do not bellev. that the deaths are
the rt suit of poison or an disease, but
that It Is pi-stllt nee vlsltul upon the in bv
Ootl. So stiong Is this belief fasti nod
upon them that they . fuse to take medi
cine and will nut lecelve treatment ot any
kind nl the hands of Hit phssh laps.
The doctors s.i) that tin deaths Are the
result of la giippe in vliulent form, and
thai theie has b. . no poisoning Tho
disease Is spreading and unless the victims
can be Imlniitl to lake medicine many
more dentils ure like I) to tn t ur bt fore the
ejiiib mlc is cheekt tl. The theors cuter,
talutl by some that the negtots have been
poisoned Is biistd on the fait that Hie
tarnlers In Unit section me III the habit
of ft piling pnisoiu tl slops to their hogs to
prevent the stealing of their polk.
A LONG SEARCH REWARDED.
A W libit t Mi n hunt I lull-, .irtt r 1 itelte
lt'nin' Otiesi, tin. I ntlier It Iioiii Ho
( ver s,lu.
Wichita. Kas., Die 4-(SpetIal) To-day
O P. ill. Kiln, a piomlii'iit iiHi'li.int ot
this cllv, has found his father ut DtstU
mona, II islland counts, Tex., ifter s ai h
Ing lor hi in twihe jt.us. John Hunt is
the father's naiin
In 1M.I he tullstttl In Company IC.
Thirtieth Illinois Infantry. Whll he
was In the war a son was born. whos.
biith made Hunt a widower. The in taut
was taken bs .Mr. and Mis. lllcklin lo
r.ii-e. the latter icing a schoolmate of tin
btiv's mot In r. Whi'U Hunt teturmd inuu
the will he loun I that his wife was ,1, il
mid In tin meantime the Hlckllus had g me
to Cubit nin wllh the mlnltiB boom H. -till
ot wile mil ihild. Hunt re-enllstt 1
In the niniv, aid (hut was the last si en
of hint III Illinois. Alter the war lie tl.iv
eltd towattls 'itxus.
When tin bos In .ame il years old, his
foster mother loll liiin the gnat secret of
Ills life, whelellpoll lie ill-tllUled a Setinll
for his ratlur and dually located lilm
throu.lt the pension oill. ...
OSBON FOUND GUILTY,
Verdict of "Murder In Ihe St t ond llegrt t
Agulusi the slnjt-i uf (bird a
Humble nl lloltiiii,
Lawrence, Kits., 1'ec. 4 -(Special.) The
Jui) lu the cusu of tin stale uf Kansas is.
Clint C. Osbon, ih.iig.il with the murder
of Ch.ilhs Haiuble at llulton, last y. ar,
lo-nlslit rutuintd n vetdkt ot guilt) ot
murder lu thu snonil degree, us t barged
In the Infot inutlon. The mdltt was a me.il
siirpilsu to Osbon aiui u his luj'i, J
It Hut ton and Fugeiie ll.ig.m, who had
conducted Ihe casu on Ihe mound that
Osbon was iiismit. The July was out but
a little over four bonis.
Theie will lit muttons made nt oil. e for
a new tllil, and ill t.ise Hi.it is not granted
Ihe tan will piub.ibl) Ik appeuhd The
case was tiled for th stioml time at this
teiiii ot com t. the jui) ut the Ma) Hi in
hiving dlsugiettl The tital has taken
about two wicks, and ihe .ourt room has.
been densely uuwdtd Hie nitlre time. Os-
I., -in ii' (lei iiixl l)ilv ntti i l ,t IV ti-n f 1 1 i i.e.
NATIONAL O. A
Decided 'that It Mill He Held at bt, Paul
btplcuiber I, ", U and I,
St. Paul. Minn. Die, I The administra
tive council ot the ii A. It. to-day llxed
the date far I lie next encampment as Sep
tember 1-1, lStj. On Tuesila), September 1.
will come Ihe naval parade and opening
day; September 2, the uiaiul parade, which
may bu the list ever held, and on Thurs
day und Pildus. the 3d and 4th, the tn
canininent piopcr will be In session. The
olliclals ure making tlie rounds of the hotels
The size mid extent ot The Model's
new children's department will be maro
thoroiighls upnre 'fated after readlug the
ad ou vine s of tu-day's oauer. Turn
diet of mui d.i was biouht lu.
Th" case lot the state was toiidiieted liy
tho county attarutvs of Douglas and Jack
son counties, and J ti. Wattrs, of Topeka,
KAVivscirr Jh l M)(
7 'ii ir' ei'1. fur 'he wn'l, r ti lit Ml
itn f tt t t ii t
ltin-,,ilite it-tlerddy Minimum iJ. .Mire
! inti't '
We do now, tttul always have
,1. G. Holland's most popular
books, "Kutlirma" and "Hitter
Smaller store1; are now asking
(or these books 35c
But three day; of that Great
Sale ol" toe articles on the Dargam
Counters. Amongst them are:
One lot of Plates, conslBtliig of Hteail
and Mullet' Plates, Peiwcrt Plaid, Tm
Platen. Mrciikfast Plntcs, Pinner Plntts,
Cako Plates untl Sntice Flutes, worth 1" ,
2Cf, 50c: ami 750 each, will be JOc each.
Cups and S.-uicois.
After Pinner Cups nnd Saucers Atler
Hikiii Ten Cti m ami S.iurs'is, Tea Cup.)
tni'l Sniicets and Cuffte Cups) and Sail
!ct. Wtirtll .5" lo .We t'ltcli, for Hk" ea-'li.
Howls worth I'ec nnd 3.V; cacli. for . 10c
Hon lion Jtoxes. wtuth 23c cn 11, for. 10c:
Pin Tinyp, wot tit "c istcli, for 10cj
Cuitti! (I Pishes and Jtiinilklns, worth
Me, lor lOo
Olive DlHhw, wot tli :r.c. for lOu
JtlKitic Ornamciili", 11011)1 25c and ;:."c.
Flower Vnse.s, In ussortcsl sliupes and
isilorjt, woith 20c to 5.".c cicli. for 10u
Flower M.iskcts, wot Hi 35c, for .. .lOe!
Cliirct l.liiMscs, wtuth 25c, for . lOo
i:ngl.iveil Wine Deciliters, worth 23c,
Individual Decanters, woith 25c. for lOo
Table TiiiiiHleis. woith 25c mid 33c,
Punch Cups", woith 2.V. for lOo
Drapery and Upholstery
Would it not be wise to have
that quaint old armchair you think
so much of just fixed up a bit say
covered with a handbomc piece of
Tapestrv, and the wood given a.
little rubbing 'Twill perhaps be
a "little surprise" and .1 good ex
cuse for a little Christmas, expendi
ture. l''or this sort of thing no
have some gorgeous Louts XIV.
tapestries, some dainty Lotus W I.
:.tripe some grand Belgian lap
estnes, costing 5, So 50, 5h, ?.) S'j,
.sti, Sij, S-o, $J5ier y.ird in l.ic,
goods suitable to any kind uf up
liolstery you may find w.mti ig
Lowest possible price consistent
with best mate, nils and wotKman.kip.
Cork Sole Shoes.
Cork sole shoes will give com
fort to the wearer keep the feot
thy without overshoes. In fact,
cork sole .shoes will "make uur
We sell High Grade Cork Sell
Shoes at a small margin of protii
making them willun the tcacii ol a.l.
Don't abuse your feot.
Here's tha way wo sell them
Kngllsh Kii'imol Ln.ee Slim s n w I., n
don too full ciiik from he I t" i- it
the Sllt'O blOICH, $7 50, our pin , J a.
AA tn II.
Calfskin Ccu-U Side Siloes, c.Ht I 1, ',
Mil, (tout ol' llIingut'iM) lop Sine -1
price, $7.00; our price, $5 fin.
Vt inter T.in ShiM'S Kngllsh g t
leather cnlf-llned. new London t F I
calf cork sole fiom heel to p. i t1
shoo stolts, $7 11O, heie? we sill th. 10 i'
M.n's Utilise Slippers fi 111 x lip 10
c.i'i.i.i:xt:. Mllllltl.. I HI HI A 1(1
ALLISON'S BOOM STARTED.
Ills Candid ii) of tin Presltli no I nun. illy
Aiiuiiuuti d b llio Iowa Ut'piibllt an
Dt s Moines, I.i. , in.' I Sen it i Vtilluun
II. Allison is a candidate tor the It- publn ill
piesldi'iillnl nomination, liu i umpiugu ha i
bien formally sturlt d by the H puhli in
state teiitial coinmtttd. Politic ..tns and
othus have in en trsiu fr a tai or niuro
to unite Senator Allison const ut to bt an
opt Ii cundldal.t fur the preside ml tl nomina
tion, but he has held them all oif List
night the iteptibltcau state centini commit
tee took lilt mailer up of Us own at i tint
und mude the olllebil iiliuoiuueuii ut of ill .
i iilidldm y Tin . onftieiiie was itiuidil
b) all but one of the eleven uituibeis uf
Hit state tonuiiltlet . ami man) oth. I prom.
Incut llepubll. ans, among them ii.iici.tl F,
N. Diakt. goMinor-t 1' et, and sen nil nn m.
bers of the legislature.
It is m pel. ill) aglet d that the llepubll.
can state tonventlon to scud (lelerates to
the national tonventlon will bo held In Pes
Mollies about the middle of March, but tho
eommittii did not decide upon the date
11 ti .Me.MUl.lll, of Hock Hapias, chall
m.in of ihu Itepublli an stale ciiinuitleo.
will open htudiiuurters lu this city und will
make it the 1 1 titer of the Allison i.impulgu.
whlth is now to lie pushed with all tho
vis'oi and skill which thu politicians of
lowa and other states favorable til Allison
ale able tn put Into It. The campaign will
be ilirccttd by the committee thiough Its
HANS Is I'AltllHICi AI.I.IAM'i:.
Annual .Mrrtiug In Piugrcit at 'lopekii
Willi. i Light Attciiiliiiite.
Topeka, Kas., Dec. 4 (Special ) The an.
null meeting ot the Kansas Suite Farm.
ei' Alliance Is in session here to-day und
will continue over to-moiiow. The intend
am o Is very small, when compared to tho
outpouiiiigs which uiaiktd the progress ot
the organization u lew jcurs ugu. Jehu F.
W llllts, pitsldeut, is in clmigo ot thu ses
sion. t lioynsM unit II. ill to llubt.
Philadelphia, Dec. L- Itirson Davles, rep.
lest ling Joe Chosuskl, uiul J. Kennedy,
of tlio Hmplie Athlttie Club. Muspeth, L.
1 , caiiif heie tiom New Yuik to-night and
signed articles with Jim Hull for a light
of twenty i ootids or mure ut tho Hruplr.
Club on January 13. with Choyuskt. A fur
felt ut i'M ivus tilacod by each .