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THE CONTEST FOR THE KANSAS
Every Congressional District Except
Two Represented in the Scram
ble for the Vacant Place.
Governor Humphrey Greeted With a Re
mark Calculated to Maka the Capital
City- Crowd Uneasy.
WALL STREET VIEWS.
New York. Dec. 2S. Henry Clews in his
weekly financial circular, B.iy.s:
"Railroad seem ities afc laro are backed
hy an extraordinarily strong situation.
Ihe principal jrrain routes aro blocked
with traffic which they find it difficult to
accommodate. The coal roads have this
year moved an unprecedented tonnage;
and although there is a temporary gain in
stocks of anthracite, tfiere is reason to ex
pect that this la rye movement maj con
tinue through 1802. The corn routes are
on the eve of the starting of the coustward
movement of the large maize crop, which
will crowd them with tonnage as much as
the wheat lines are already surfeited. The
recent reports of net earnings show a con
siderably higher ratio of iucrease than does
the gross income: which is an improve
ment scarcely anticipated, and which has
hud its influence
The Alton Boycott Practically a Thing of
CnicAGO, Dec. 28. Commissioner Pul
ton of the Chicago and Ohio Traffic as
sociation received a dh-patcb today from
the general passenner agent of the Cincin
nati, Hamilton and Dayton railwav, an
nouncing that his company will not in the
future ledeem or participate in the re
demption of tickets the presentation of
which is not accompanied by the fullest
details as to the date and circumstances of
their purchase; by whom they were ob
tained, and the price paid for them. This
notice wax caLed out by the continued
fight that is being made by the Big Four,
the Pennsylvania, and the Ohio and
- -ii : : : ,1.. v i it. i;r
promoting the im- I -V't'"' ."TtVV , " " L?" V,1";
wttw AjuiuuLuu tint i iaj i wuf utuiuao jl.
YirlVflmunf in tt?r-? ilnciTiir 1 r.ict- im-aV
'The foreign markets interested in I their participation in
followed the ' ,u" "L oi Vj,ch
American investments have
The Priends of Perkins "Working Hard for
Their Pavorito Parmer Pnnston
Anxious to Prevent Lightning
Prom Striking Hear Geo:ge
T. An'hony The Cold
"Water Crowd Back
ing the Editor of
Topeka, Kan., Dec. S. -Delegations
from Crawford. Labette, Cherokee and
Cowley (.Third district), arrived this morn
ing to demund the appointment of B. V.
Perkins to the sentorship. It seems to be
Perkins against the field, and Major J. K,
Hudson appears to be leading the opposi
tion. Unless the appointment is speedily
made, the fight for Senator Plumb's place
will assume the aspect or a popular elec
tion. Mr. Perkins and his friends want
she appointment made at once, while the
other candidates want time.
Major Hudson appeared at his office this
morning. "It is the first thing I have
ever asked for in this fctate," he said, "and
I want my claims considered. This is not
an appointment which one congressional
district should decide. Tho state of Kan
fcus is to be represented, and the candidates
should be given time to present their
credentials and have them considered. I
do not care how long the light is pro
tracted, for I am in it to stay."
A remark made by Governor Humphrey
last nighitraveled rapidly among the poli
ticians. The governor had hastened from
the train to tho Copeland hotel and had
oaten his supper with some of Mr. Per
kins' friends. lie had no sooner left tho
dining room for the hotel lobby than ho
was asked how soon tho appointment
could bo looked for.
"Judging from the dispatches sent from
Topeka," he said, "all I will have to do
will be to appoint tho man who has been
selected for me to appoint in this town.
Topeka is a very small part of the state of
Kansas, and I want it understood that I
am -the ono who will name tho United
States senator. 1 do not think that I can
make the appointment before the end of
tho week. 1 shall attend to tho regular
business of my office and consider the
claims of tho various candidates as I reach
Ben Simpson appears to be waiting for
tho Perkins boom to flatten out before pre
senting his claims. Both Perkins and
Hudson are pursuing heroic tactics, but
Simpson will bring tohis aid a thorough
knowledge of the governor's disposition.
It is evident that Simpson expects Hudson
to defeat Perkins, and that, in order to de
leat Hudson, Pel kins' strength will, as a
lat resort, goto Simpion.
lho delegations tin-, morning have be
sieged the governor's office and are given
numbers after the barber shop fashion.
Governor Humphrey seems to command
the situation. An attempt is being made
by Perkin' opponents to have a time as
signed to each candidate for presenting
his claims, a id Captain J. B. Johnson has
been appointed to present the matter to
Ihe governor. Ho is confident that this
plan will be pursued. Such a course will
protract the bg .t almost indefinitely.
It teems to no tho general opinion that
J. U. Burton, J. W. Ady and ex-Governor
Osborn are simply compromise candidates.
The Finland Sixth districts are the only
ones that have not a candidate in the field.
Hudson seems to have tho Sixth district
ir-ngth, ai.dthe First will be divided.
Lx-Governor Anthony can not get the Sec
i ml di-it rict de'cg itions. Farmer Funston
.s demoting his time to tho ex-eoveruor,
: n I the tight is telling on tho rail toad
to nmissioner's chances. Burton has an
air of confidence. Hudson is backed liv
George B. Peck, Captain J. B. Johnson,
chief Justice Hortou, Barney Kelley and
the whole temperance elenient.
THE GARZA RAIDERS.
Alarm and Excitement on Both Side3 of
tho Bio Grande.
improving tendency on this side of the At
lantic. The growing ease in the London
market strengthens the favorable feeling
shown towards our securities, and the ad
vices from that quarter indicate a disposi
tion to co-operate with home movements
in favor of higher prices. European poli
tics, however, remain unsettled. The
Franco-Bulgarian incident is exciting
some uneasiness, lest it may develop into a
cause of quarrel in the interest of Russia's
ambitions; and it is announced that the
three dreibund powers, significantly I
uacjseu oy trreat xsruain, nave punnem
selves iu opposition to France's demands.
Here is a distinct clash on the lines on
which the great powers are so sharply
divided; which cannot be considered un
important, and therefore excites watchful
"At the same time, the internal troubles
of China are becoming a delicate question
as between the foreign powers. The ad
vances of Russia towards the Pamir coun
try are regarded as threatening Chinese
territory and the British "sphere of influ
ence" iu India; when, therefore, tho great
powers are ou tho point of an armed inter
vention in Chiua, without clearly defined
concert, and some of them having large
territorial ambitions, it is not easy to say
what may come out of such a scramble. It
is significant that England stands aloof
from any concerted intervention in China
and is planting her bull-dogs on the watch
against tho marauding proclivities of
Russiiu These things are sufficient to
keep up a certain feyerishness in financial
circles abroad; bnt such an effect is calcu
lated rather to improve the disposition of
European investors towards our securities
'"Wo also have our own war speck. Our
relations with Chili are becoming more
and more threatening, and but a brief
space remains for her to choose between
the alternatives of satisfaction and war.
Wall street has already put its estimate
upon that contingency, and has come to
the conclusion that, in the event of tho
worst happening, there can be but one
possible end to the fecrimmatre with our
saucy little neighbor, and that the cost of it
will simply leave so much less to be squan
dered by politicians on appropriations that
would be otherwise distributed to win
votes. This, therefore, is regarded as a
matter of but secondary concern to Wall
"The worrying silver question is becom
ing gradually less feared as an element of
practical finance. It is seeu that nublic
opinion has reached a much sounder and
safer position on the question thaiv,it held
earlier. The predominant sentiment of
that portion of the public which really
cares about and examines the, question
seems to have decided, on tho one hand,
agaiust an unqualified rejection of tho
metal and, on the other, against an indis
criminate permission of its free coinage;
and the conclusion is reached that the
ouly safe and feasible method of reconcil
ing these two extremes is through doing
everything possible to bring about an in
ternational agreement, under which the
leading nations will bind themselves to
free coinage of both the metals upon a
uniform basis of valuation. Most fortu
nately, the current of public and official
opinion iu Europe is moving encourag
ingly in that direction. England lias
officially expressed her willingness to in
troduce silver into the reserves
of the IJauk of England and
to establish free coinage in
India; aud thestrong popular feeliuir of the
country now finding expression in favor of
tue oouuie standard may easily make the
government and parliament williug to go
beyond these limits of concession. At the
same time, the president has
ceived, through official sources
much more hopeful as to the prospects of
bi-metallism in Europe than those which
led him to speak dubiously on those
chances in his lato message. While facts
of this character are causing tho nieu of
Wall street to view the silver problem as
drifting towards a better solution than
had been feared, thov see in the operation
of tho silver law as it now stands a potent
element of inflation. Since the act of 1S90
went into operatiou.it has added about
$72,000,000 to tho active circulation, and
will add at least S5I.000.000 more for each
year of its continuance. The effect of this
is apparent m the present ease of the
money market; and, judging from all pre
cedents under such inflations, it is allow
able to expect that this condition of things
will result in more or less inllatiou of
icat'O. It is saM that
the Big Four people possessed themselves
of a l.rge number of tickets reading over
these two lines and, ou presenting them
for redemption, it was claimed that a
market for these tickets was falsely
created; that brokers would not take the
risk of handling them if they did not know
that they were going to dispose of them to
an emissary of the Big Four. Interesting
developments are expected.
Echoes of the explosion that'demolished
the Alton boycott are still heard. Gentral
Passenger Agent Charlton received a tele
gram today notifving him that the New
iork, Ontario and Western had issued a
circular resuming full interchange rela
tions with the Alton. Another dispatch
from tho passenger department of the
Grand Trunk of Canada says "We have
decided to resume full interchange rela
tions with the Chicago and Altou via all
New Tork, Dec. 28. Tho New York'
Ontario aud Western today formally with
drew from the boycott against the Chicago
and Alion which was instituted by the
Trunk Lino aud Central Traffic associa
tions. The withdrawal at this time is
somewhat of a surprise, as it is understood
that the boycott will be raised by both as-
suciauuus iu a snort lime, in accoruanco
with the recommendations of their sub
committee, which met several days ago.
It is said that the New York, Ontario and
Western decided to withdraw in order to
hasten action by the executive committee
of the two associations.
New Yokk. Dec. 2S. The committee ap
pointed to consider tho aff.drn of the Rich-
mend Terminal company today appointed
Mesrs. Olcott, Bridge and Perkins as a
committee to prepare plans of reorganization.
Department of Agrictjltcb
Wichita, Kan., Dec 2S, 1891
Forecast for Wichita and vicinity
Occasional light rain or snow; colder;
eolder and fair Wednesday.
During the past 2-1 hours the highest
temperature was 54, the lowest So-"" and
the mean 4ic, with warm south winds,
shifting about noon to high west an I
.brisk north west and north, with increas
ing cloudiness and a trace of rain at 0:30
p. m; very low followed by rapidly rising
For the past three years the average
temperature for the month of December
has been 41Q, and for the 2Sth day 47.
Fred L. Johnson, Observer, j
WASHINGTON", Dec US. Forecast until 9
p. m. Tuesday:
For Kansas Generally fair; clearing in
southeast portion; north winds and colder.
For Indian Territory Generally fair
Tuesday, with north winds and colder.
For Missouri Fair; warmer weather
will generally prevail, but occasional light
showers are likely for eastern portion, fol
lowed by clearing weather, colder, north
PARIS, Dec. S. The French steamer,
Albatross, was wrecked near Arcachon, a
fisheries port, thirty miles from Bor
deaux, and eleven out of twelve of the
crew were drowned.
A MISSING BROKER.
New York, Dec. 23. Reports were cur
rent all day that II. E. Titus, of the firm of
H E. Titus & Co., members of the New
York Stock Exchange, had disappeared.
Ho was last seen on Tuesday last.
A PEACEMAKER KILLED.
Nashville, Tenn.,Dec. 23. Intelligence
lias just been received of a terrible Christ
mas tragedy, which occurred near Gold
Dust on the Mississippi river. It seems
that on Christmas day Shirley Wakefield,
a farmer, became involved iu a difficulty
with his brother-in-law, James Pate. Mrs.
Wakefield walked up to her brother and
dis-irmed him, and then went up to her
husband and took hold of a loaded shot
gun which he held iu his hands. Wake
field told her that if she did not release
her hold he would kill her, She regarded
the threat as au idle one, and still held the
muzzle of the gun, when he shot her
through the stomach, killing her instant
ly. He then tried to shoot Pate, but the
latter escaped. Wakefield was arrested.
There is strong talk of lynching him.
For bruises, sprains and scalds, nothing
equals Salvation Oil, the pain eradicator.
Easy to take and swift to cure Dr.
Bull's Cough Syrup. Sold by all druggists
for 2o cents.
A "JAG" SANITARIUM.
CHICAGO, Dec. 23. Dr. Keeley today
purchased thirty acres of land on the shore
of Lake Michigan,a little north otthis city.
He proposes to erect there several immense
structures for dipsomaniacs. The Dwight
(HI.) establishment will be retained as au
auxiliary. J. B. Hobbs, the well-known
prohibitionist, was tho owner of tho Cni
San Francisco, Dec. 23. Jack Barnett,
formerly business manager for Johu L.
Sullivan, has severed his connection with
the latter. Barnett states that his action
is due to an accumulation of grievances,
extending over five years, the time which
he has been with Sullivan.
When Baby was sick, we gave her Castoria.
khez. sie was a- Child, she cried for Castoria.
tyhen she became Miss, she clung to Castoria,
v hen she had Children, she save thea Castoria.
The finance committee of the Woman's
Relief corps will meet today (Tuesday)
December 29, at 2 oclock, at the residence
of Mrs. Junkerman, North Market, to
audit the books for the close of the year's
work. By order of the president. '
MODERN WOODMEN OF AMERICA.
Regular annual election of officers will
take place tonight aud all Woodmen are
requested to be present at Peerless hall at
8 o'clock. M. A. CARVIN, V. C.
T. H. Harper, Clerk.
Rome, Dec. 28. It has now been decided
tliat Monsignor Delia Voroi, nmitre de
chambre, is to be appointed major domo,
and that Monsignor del Bisogno, canon of
St. Peter's, will succeed him. Monsignor
Maurie, bishop of Assinio, will be nomi
nated to succeed Cardinal Sepiacci as sec
retary of tho congregation of bishops and
regularors. The exemplary deposition of
Monsignor Folchi from his position of
prelate and vice camerlingao of the apos
tolic chamber, is considered an evident
sign of the inexactitude of past adminis
trations. This degradation is the result of
thoieportof the extraordinary commis
sion of cardinals appointed to inquire into
tho financial position of tho holy see. The
deficit brought about through the mis
management of Monsignor Folchi amounts
to between 18,000,000 and 23,000,000 lire.
BEECHAM'3 PILLS for a bad lliver.
CHICAGO. Dec. 28. At the annual meet-
recently re- 'nK ot" the Northwestern Association of
es, reports Trotting aud Pacing Horse Breeders here
inis aiLernoon, non. .ionn ju. Aiitcneil ot
Wisconsin was elected president for tho
ensuing year Among the vice presidents
elected were A. W. Dennison of Kansas
and Edward Martin of Missouri, n. D.
McKinney of Wisconsin was elected treas
urer, and Robert Allen of Joliet, Ills., sec
retary. An executive board was also
elected. Tho board of censors is com
posed of J. L. Mitchell. C. F. Bradlev.
Arthur J. Caton, W. J. Sanborn and Wal
ter Clark. The racing stewards aro J. L.
Mitchell, Robert Allen, II D. McKinney,
A. J. Chapin, S. A. Brown, F. S. Gorton
and J. L. Case.
Resolutions were adopted in memory of
the lato J. I. Case.
KeW YORK, Dec. 23. Guttenberg win
ners: Boldemonio, Little Fred, Woodcut
ter, Virgie, St. Pancreas, Gatlau.
St. Joseph, Mo., Dec. 2S. The coroner
this mornimr held au inquest over the re
mains of an infant that was found buried
under a log on the farm of D. Vellman,
near Hall's station. The coroner's verdict
was that the child had been murdered by
Bora McCann and John Walker, both in
the employ of Vellman. The girl confess
ed the crime.
BURNED TO DEATH.
SHELBYVILLE. TENN., Dec. 28. A fire
burned the interior of a cabin occupied by
negroes today. Two small chilurou were
burned to death.
A ROBBER CHIEF SHOT.
Ukiontown, Pa., Dec. 2S. The new3
comes from Fair Chance today that Frank
Cooley, the leader of one of the worst
gangs of robbers in this country, was shot
aud fatally wounded last night during a
quurrel with a member of his gang.
LOVE AND MURDER.
DE3 Moines, Dec. 20. J. II. Miller (col
ored) tonight called on Ada Lewis, a wo
man who had jilted him, and fatally shot
her. Miller then suicided.
SAN Antonio, Tex. Dec. 2S. Tho revo
lutionary outbreak of Garza on tho border
has reached a stage inspiring both the gov
ernmuuts of the "United States and Mexico
to exert every means for its suppression.
General Stanley, commanding the depart
ment, of Texas, has received orders from
Washington to do his utmost to run down
Garza's men and to prevent further viola
tions of our neutrality laws, as well as to
bring the revolutionists to account for
their political crimes and for shedding the
blood of American soldiers. This vigi
lance is supplemented by the activity on
Ihe part of the state rancors, who aro also
m the field. The followiug telegram was
deceived at the pot here this afternoon:
"Fort Ringgold, Tex., Dec. 2S.
"To Assistant Adjutant General, Sn Antonio:
"A courier from Bardie, at Salieno, re
ports that he has two Mexicaus with him
ho know all the ranches aud all tho peo
ple up there su-pected of complicity iu the
recent attacks upon Mexican territor3
lie will search Salieno and adJMcent
ranches there m the morning. Langhomo
eft at midnight with twenty men io
look for a ImihI wid to be skulking
in the vicinity of IlavNiina. 1 understand
. hat Garza's men unve secret marks upon
hoir clothing by which they identify each
tlier, and which it is importnut for us to
rind out. Will you please arrange for good
guides and scout, to bo attached to each
column moving out from here, as it is
impossible to do anything without them.
ISigued. "John G. Bourke.
"Captaiu Thud Cavalry."
Dr. Plutnrce Ornelas, Mexican consul
here, is iu receipt of a number of telegrams i
tivui iud .ni'.viuiu itiimuiibies on mo irou
tier' which show the whereabouts of tho
revolutionists, and which Dr. Omelas has
referred to General Stanley as follows:
Lorenzo Garcia, the Mexican commander
&t Mier, tolegraphs that Santosy Salinas,
residing at An.llo, Palo Blanco; Baltaras
Garza, at Las Rivera, aud Prudencio Gou
tales, at Aqua Negre de Arriba, all Texas
rancners. are an protecting and shelteriu
A COMMON SENSE REMEDY.
In tho matter of curatives what you
waut is something that will do its work
while you continue to do yours a remedy
that will give you no inconvenience nor
interfere with your business. Such a
remedy is Allcock's Porous Plasters.
These plasters are not an experiment; they
have been in use for over thirty years, and
their value has been attested by the high
est medical authorities, as well as by testi
monials from those who have used them.
Tiiey require no change of diet and are not
affected by wet or cold. Their action does
not luterfere with labor or busiuess, you
can toil and yet bo cured while hard at
work. They aro so pure that the young
est, the oldest, tho most delicate person of
either sex can use them with great benefit.
Beware of imitations, and do not be de
ceived by misrepresentations. Ask for
ALLCOCK'S, and let no solicitation or ex
planation induce you to accept a substitute.
RAILWAY LABORERS PLUCKED.
Watertown, N. Y., Dec 2S. Three
men, named Charles Reuuer, Stephen
Byres and Otto Keyes. arrived at Carthago
on Saturday night and were glad to get
shelter in the village lockup. They are
not tramp3, and tho storv thev told was so
similar toothers that have been heard in
this section lately that there is little
reason to doubt that there is some truth
in it. Renner's story, in substance, was
Three months ago they left New York to
work on a railroad near Topper's lake.
Tho fare was to be taken out of the fir-.r.
money earned. They were to receive $1.25
a day, with goal boaYd aud lodging at 50
cents per day. Upon arrival at their des
tination it was found that the contractors
owned the store and boardimr house. The
latter was cold and cheerless. On
the first pay day Renner was
told that hu was in debt to the
company for 5S, aud no explanation was
given uu t lie second pay day he found
wist ne nd been charged 1 10
St. Joe, Mo., Dec. 28. Silas S. Wood
son, only son of ex-Governor Silas Wood
son died here today of pneumonia, after
a week's illness. Tho funeral takes place
Louisville, Deo, 2S. General Scott
Brown died at Frankfort today, aged 72.
Ho was adjutant general in 1S51 and in the
legislature from 1875 to 1S79.
jKFrERSON Citt, Mo., Dec. 23. Jacob
D. Connor, clerk of the Missouri supremo
court, died hero this morning from tho
effects of paralysis, with which he was
stricken ten days ago. Captain Conner
was oo years of asre, a native of Maryland,
and leaves a wife. His term of office
would not have expired for five and one
London. Dec. 23. Alfred Collier,
composer, died today of influenza.
No pimple, spot, or blemish disfigures
he skin preserved by CUTicriRA Soaf.
Philadelphia, Dec. 23. While tempo
rarily insane from the grip. Newell J.
Minor, living at Rome, N. Y., and em
ployed by the Armour Packing comnanv
of Chicago, as auditor, committed suicide
in a Turkish bath establishment here to
day, by shooting himself iu the brenst
with h revolver.
for th? iish
of tho company's tinware, and that everr
In their bouses, Catanna Garza and other ! "e ,u the CH,nP w,,s treated the same
.-is iiiei-e were &cveniv-itve men. im-.
' us of tinware that was I
the whole camp.
-.. .. . .... , ...,.,,,,,1 union iiutl Ullier I a r
outlaws, which he communicates to brin" I Wa-X- s tht'": wel
the facta to theattentiou of tho nron-r nnl m,uJo JW fr the u
thorities. 4 I not worth $100 in tl
Commander Garcia telegraphs that he
is furtner informed that there whs a meet
ng of the revolutionists at the Larbos
ranch of Felipa Gutierrez, amf" another
meeting at the much of Leoudone Perez.
Tnese niceti. gs were well attended aud
were for the purpoo of enlisting recruit,
and furthering the revolutionary caiise
Browsnville, Tex., Dec. 2S.-U is re
ported that a party of armed men are
camped near Tampquez ranch, on the
dividing line of Cameron aud Ilida.go
counties. Ihey are under command of
J- raocis Arredando. iW.t..i- fw... .i..
Mexican army It is supposed that tbr
Ttltetld Joiu'nsr the Garni mrl.-..- .!... i
a Mexican who committed two murders
ou.Padre island, Tex.,and who was arrested
by the Meiicnu authorities, and was beiuir
held pudiug the iv,ue of fxtraditiou
papers, escafied ith five other-, from tb
Matamorati jwl Ian night and crowed the
river to Texas. lo jqj,, Arrwlundo's band
txarza s men are reported to be hWiut: in
.the chaparral b
A TENEMENT BLAZE.
New YORK, Dec. 23. A fire broke out at
S o'clock this morning in the "Lorenna,"
au eight-story apartment house at Third
avenue and Twenty-fifth street, occupied
by twenty-eight families, several of whom
are theatrical people. The teuants on the
four lower stories were able to escape by
the main stairway, but man v of them wore
terced to fly in their night clothes.
A FRAUDULENT FAILURE.
EU.ENDALE. N. D Dec. 2S. There are
ugly rumors afloat in connection with the
recent Farmers' and Merchants' State
bank failure here. The president of the
bank, H. O. Barrett, has been arrested,
charged with receiving deposits when be
kuew that the bank was insolvent.
THE SIMS FAMILY.
SHUBrrrA, Miss., Dec 23. The latest
T. .. .... .1 .. 1 ',l re -K-rtfc Wi Will III VUWNt UJUUbt in
, V uiuuiii lucre wiy no improve- ,ilia John Mm. brother of Bob, who bad
ment. eery body being told that there wa MOt ttnn participated in Bob's lawless
nothing coming to him. Renner then m ae5, was rresfW Saturdar niirht be
companywith ihe other two, decided to qo jett.r, la Bo hose 'implicated
quit Rentier says that the contractors Uhu. Tt j believed that be was lmched
are all southern men 1 here are a great j bo he reached the jail,
many ueproes aud Italian's employed. The
latter had mncli trouble, and a number of i
them had beeu killed. The men sr that ! SCAN LAN A WRECK
emn!orhYn,iner,VVrtKTTke-V ?" ! w Yo. Dec Si-Actor Scaaki,
Sy Rliatt0nR-V t00btmreireasf0rUhattliBiniiMl and body, lies t tie
residence or ms maaaser, wnere it was
M'DOUGALL, THE CARICATURIST.
Walter BXcDnngnll and His Artistic and
New Yoijk, Nov. 23. Pictures in the
daily papers are of comparatively recent
date, but they have been used for a time so
long that Mr. Walter McDougall, the car
toonist of the New York World, who joined
the staff of that paper a few weeks after
this phase of journnlism had been inau
guratedand The World it-vill be remem
bered was the pioneer in this new depar
ture finds himself today older in service
than any other man in Mr. Pulitzer's em
ploy. The effort to print pictures in daily
papers did not promise well in the start,
and the portraits of men and women, when
the names of the individuals were added,
were absolutely libelous.
Mr. Pulitzer was determined to do some
thing novel with The World, and he per
sisted in the illustrations, bad though they
were. One day a young man sent up by
the elevator boy a cartoon of Mr. Blaine,
who was then running for the presidency.
Inafewdays the cartoon appeared and
the young artist called to see how much he
was to bo paid for the work. When the
elevator boy heard his name he took him
at once to Mr. Pulitzer, who there and
then engaged him to work for The World
on a liberal salary. This was Walter
McDougall, who has since explained that
the cartoon had been rejected by Puck and
Life, and he left it at Tne World office be
cause he did not know what else to do
with it. It appears that The World print
ed the cartoon just as the young artist had
made it, without any reduction, and the
bold lines proved to be just what was need
ed, so that there should be a clear impres
sion printed in the paper.
Since then there have ben vast improve
ments made in the art of printing illustra
tions, but to Mr. McDougall belongs the
distinction of having drawn the first car
toon which appeared in The World clear
in its lines and not besmirched with ink in
the printing. Since then Mr. McDougall
has worked steadily on The World, and
every reader of that paper is familiar with
his name and work. He was the first man
to make what might be called view illus
trations, that is pictures of occurrences of
one day to be printed in next day's paper.
Perhaps, however. Mr. McDougall is
known to a wider public than even The
World reaches as the illustrator of Bill
Nye's letters, which week by week for
msny years have provoked the laughter of
Profeisor D. S. Keck, supervisor of In
dian education in Colorado, Utah, Arizona
and New Mexico is in the city, a guest of
Professor George C. Young. Professor
Keck was formerly associated with Prof, i
ioung in educational work in Pennsyl
vania. He is delighted with Wichita.
peared then Una uvuiuo iixed in his mera
ory and he could draw him now without
thinking of what he was doing. Even
while he talked Mr. McDougall had drawn
a head of the gentle humorist on the back
of an old envelope and the picture was as
natural as life.
"By tho way," said Mr. McDougall, "I
onco drew a head like this on au envelope,
inclosed a letter in the envelope and
dropped it in the New York postoffice.
The next day it was delivered to Mr. Nye
at his home, on Staten Island, there hav
ing been added in the postoffice in red ink.
'Try New Brighton, Staten Island.' " This
shows how well known Mr. Nye has be
come as depicted by McDougall's pencil.
Previous to Mr. McDougall's employ
ment on The World he had made pictures
and written for the comic weeklies, and
also for more serious publications. He
had been also au engraver and designer,
aud had been the artist of a survey o'f tho
Colorado canyons. He is not content to
let his work in drawing cartoons absorb
all of his time, and he frequently does
work of a greater finish and of a more am
bitious nature. For awhile he contributed
most of the sketches for a very nice illus
trated paper, The Suburban, of which he
was part owner aud which was published
in his native town, Newark, where he still
Mr. McDougall is proud of the work he
did for The Suburban, but he is very sorry
that he was a part owner of that now de
funct weekly. Only quite recently Mr.
McDougall has appeared as an aspirant
for serious literary laurels, and in a novel,
"The Hidden City," published by the Cas
sells, he throws down the gauntlet boldly
and bravely. The idea of his story is new
and bold, for he tells of life in a city of the
stone age,- placed in the world during
what might be called its electrical period.
This is not done in tho humorous way in
which Mark Twain took his Connecticut
Yaukee inventor to the court of King Ar
thur, but it is told with all seriousness and
Mr. McDougall has just passed thirty
five, but he is one of those blond men with
pink and white complexion who will al
ways look younger than he is. This does
not mean that he is at all effeminate. That
is not the case by any means, for he is es
sentially a manly man. His manner is
quick and responsive; his smile is easily
provoked and his eyes twinkle at all the
funny things to be seen in this all too sad
and serious world. Jno. Gilmeu Speed.
We ffaye Many Lines
of Overcoats that are
nearly closed out, and
in order that we may
not have to carry these
remnants after Jan
uary i st.
WcIareKnifcd the Prices
Do you know what
It means, in some, rnqps mn
cents value for j$ in others ioo cents value
for 50, in either case it means that we will
sell you an overcoat Three to Five dollars
less than any other firm in the Southwest,
You know how we deal
One Price (plain marked) call thingsby
their right name Kxpect to see you' again.
In short, trade like honest men.
4,06 -E Doiifflas.
n Jm z9V xB I wH ZJwPBwflH Bray A ugSj m Hj
1 rJVo Business Buildings at big- bargains if
taken at once. Good permanent income and
sure of quick profit.
The Oldest Active Lawyer.
New Yoke, Nov. 23. David Dudley
Field is, so far as known, the oldest lawyer
in active practice now living. Ho will be
eight3-seven next February; but he con
tinues to work at tho hardest cases, niue
and ten hours a day, and says he feels no
necessity of abating his exertions. He baa
an excellent appetite, sleeps soundly and
takes long walks daily. He was admitted
to the bar nearly sixty-four 3'ears ago and
has been practicing here moss of that time.
Sidney Bartlett, the Boston lawyer, was
his superior in at;e, but he ba3 been dead
some time. David Dudley is olderthan was
his father, the Rev. David Dudley, after
whom he was named, who passed away at
fctocKDndge, .Mass.. at the hoary age of
eighty-six. His three brothers, Judge
Stephen F., Cyrus W. and Rev. Henry if.
Field, are respectivelyseventy-five, seventy
two and sixtj'-uine, and thee he regards
as mere 003's. He does not consider him
Bslf as quite grown up yet. F. H.
Two slandnrd bred Patchen Wilkes Stallions, bred in tho
most fashionable blood lines. Also a number of well bred mare
(old and young) in foal 10 the .lewett horses, at reasonable rates.
Mr. Jewett owns produce of several of these inaros, which
are being developed. In the past year 21 of the produce of Air.
Jewett's horses have secured records of 2:30 and better; J 0 of
these being owned by him.
For prices and further information address
JOHN T. HESSEL, Cheney, Kan.
IT. S. DEN1NFXS.
THE OLD RELIABLE
If rrjuly on hort notice lo clean Privy Vaults ami repoote, alo to rernov from tho eJty
tfrntlliortfhiiiid atlle, (bad liccs ami ilo, t-heipaml Koat, or nnrtbiBtf that wHl wnlto t
Mcnt-h. All work guarantied touiefcatnartion. 1'erninn wantinc tli kind of werlc eati
orop a card in fc-cawngcT I ox . -. Cor. CVnlral ac;iue und 31am St.; . K. Cor. JJowciaa and
31am, or call at residence 7Sj 2i. AVaco Avenue.
Soft beams the moon above.
Bright glow the stars, my love.
As thy dark eyes, when they pare In my
Gently tho zephyrs blow.
Murmurs tho streamlet low.
Night her thin nitet robo o'er Nature haa
Hear the cicada's note.
Now near, and now remote.
Strikes, with monotonous shrillness, tho
The night bird's song, so sweet.
Silent is, and at thy feet,
I alouo sing to thee, Chita, eo dear.
A SEL-CONFESSED MURDERER.
JIofkixsyille, Ky.. Dee 2S Qnite at
seosaiiou was created here UxUr when it
became known that Charles Henrv
Burrus, son of ". E. Burnt-, a prominent
fatnier rekiius near Pembroke, had -or-rendored
him-elf to th autborhie- as the
murderer of Bodie Burru-. b. con.u aud
brother-in-law. who ..i- lound murdrd
last Thursday. Hi- mj-s that he k lied
Bodle because he a..o:iiiiisLcJ tLt tu.u nf
his sister Annie.
i stul today that be was growl:; woaker
i rapklly nad moce vfotont in his ravines,
j lib physicians believe Uiat death Is only a
tew hoars off.
Still 1? hsr casement dark.
No tsign ah! doth she hark?
Will she not fling e'en a rosebud to me?
"Weil, she's my heart's delight,
nio' she is "out of sight,"
Uotb in slang parlance and reality.
"William IU'clay Dunham in New York
THE OLD TENOR!'
Did yon say the singing ras only fair?
Sir, if the chance was given me
To change from him oa the ri$e ap there
fctraight to an aagei d symphony
Well, it might stagger my poor old brafa.
But I think, vn the whole, I tack whoold cora
To hear theee vrnra, sweet note Kia,
And tee yon for&i that is ccmbersoicc
The why of It all? It fell, my frisad,
A matter of fifteen years ago.
A certain man wiw mh his end,
Lying racked in a fever glow.
And a fine young star. In bis flash of f&aae,
Sitpt to his tedsldf , took his hand.
And tried to waken life's speat &un
By singing oags of the Iorely land,
Orlglu or Vlnltlng Cardi.
It is said that we owe the invention of
visiting cards to the Chinese, and even ko
long ai;o as the Tons dynasty (tHS-907)
visitinK cards were used in Chins. No
nation observes tso strictly tho ceremonies 1
In regard to the paying of visits as tho
Chinese do, but the cards they use for this
purpo-e are very different from our dainty
bits of white paper, being large enough to
fold twice, and of a bright red color. -
TrofeBor Ruxtell's Summer in Alaska.
Professor Israel C. Russell aud party
have reached the United Suites, after
having been reported several times as
lost in Alaskan wild, and their report
is of unusual interest. For ono thing
they have proved to a certainty that
AlAnnf. ftf T!lia i Tiinli litrfno 4ktti f f
..vu..v w. .f uiuvu utu'i wiau us
UOHT AND AIRY.
4Rk Wrimz P-"
usually stated, as
the corrected cal
c n 1 a tions from
ments will show
it to be at l-at
19,000 feet. Tby
1 mountain side to
an elevation of
14,500 feet, where
i c e and storms
nearer tlvs coast
tiiey found ppten- "KW. L C itcswtu,
did conditions for a be lino aad trig
onometrical xneRSurings, which erurirfe
them to cnlcuUte th exact height to
-within a few feet. Another istraliittr
fjct is the rapid change of production
and cltauUe thty went inland. On
tha shore of Icy h? and for a few axiks
inland they found strawlwrrias, haon
' berrie and huckleberries in laviehabon-
God. bow be saar! 'JJ1 the slot raaa torard ! a and of the Oaect quality.
His face from the -wall aad took &t-cp breath, J They add toroch the sorf Icy
And said, as his eye with new htht yearned, , by on Jon 8 od mde haeto ever duefctr
ThM. hfc ra sweeter far tlww, 4uh mlles jj floaJIy of
Koue might hearken to strain like tMs. north side Of Mount St. Ekau. TTwr next
And he fruore h TCtU He hi 4ith'a d- ! oirrcTwl tlu vm li- i W ,-L-
Tli Glond Oror tlin Mon.
Ihe grorcRi eUIl sbevr thou tints of red and
And green awl pwple tho November days;
The ski on are glorfcm If tho night aro cold.
And all the heaven with stctlar iptendor
The lanes awl woodland Trays with to!r glow;
The ponds lie giaM? 'nojtU- the noonday inn;
Tho whims Mill Ifeqlr deep hacd feathers
wholly yet her race ktta aatwzan ran.
The meadow graxi dbptays a rkh nurew,
In PAtohfcs IttUtrnjIntjilnir with tho i-reon
An bright a pietnr a when joyotM Jao
Came lxris: Sowers to beavtify tkm mob!
Bnt what are all the charms of rata and bttl.
Of malona, poada aad wclaad ways,
To him who jnst hu paid hit coalman's Wtl
And fiada hi wife demand a M-alakia taaU
New Yrk Pre.
Then &lcp dnaA dowa os Mm l& a kfes.
Azd fee wot- -eitb Ms Maod ail coat tad
Perhaps two caa timet who wag thi ten,
Aad 'h fe the teer Ihervoa the R?e.
lad rfay I ilobm uod n ao4 cm
Bat love has fwalu mm! fei hit m a.
Some SMts will mr, -bs t her V9 SlMlr cats.
The forfclat ittwr U thir nbatt's.
Where ywvtfc awl art 4 rtua jote.
K:fcar! &.rtcw is arpcr Vklr.
limit of Dta3elMtuarat bsy, and late in
Septesuxx reached YsJrnUt.whencyth'-y
Bailed Oct 8 in thr t'oitd Btxir tam
' er Pint, aad mrveyod the com nooto
waL Th Profonor RwetU' third
trip o Alaknaad hueoUertim of ntap.
pc4gry)fa aad vpuxmznm i exl'thre
MURDERED IN PRISON.
Kaxs.ys Cm, Dec. 2K. Grant Merty. a
colored boy, in jail p-nuin trial for;raod
a-ceay, died todv fn. :n the t-ffrci of a
blow up-n the ski. I wi'u .i -v1a water;
o'tie In the h.iTids cf fc. ccnraie. "Wi?l-
;am Wiist-a. Wilson. u bt.z 'rre:cd
x3oceiii' j"0nT.Arr op hixselt.
: a continent. Wb I met Mr. MeDoetsiH
I resoiitfy I akd bint bow he mans gad to
; always kit otf Nye with exmcily iha aue
, Mniie. He ?aid that fer made a. ."-ketch oi
Xye whoa fee fir wet him, sod while Uv
teifii to a com: Jn court which they were
I reporUns together, and that 2ye as be -
JLfitf&lDG b P0fj1SSSJl
Twrlw per wnt oi the waridag etae f
Great Bntaja md Ireiaad mr mwacata
rwwtf T warfctae ( 1hUmc)mcw
Utaaa te ioaaMt im ay eta? cmtaferjr ia tfe
Jkixm TVmhhmi Paiwar j,-' u. tha memo
tfcai ft:trfte(B?J artwtojjj
"cmim rrt. gwod fe;tfe. jcomi rritwtf
awl a aed--;. osumja tf trti'. '
t sUXUxa jw.
t' - K .. . ft
"- -t Trex tier pi $?
Both the method and restilu trhen
rup of Fjg3 is takn; itipleajaat
and rsfrenhjng to tho ta.te, aad acta
gsoUj yet protnpUj oa tho Kidusyn,
Liver ami JJowe, ckamex thct bj
tem (MfectnaJJr, dwxbi osMa. head
aches ami fever? and cnmi hahiliHa!
cooHifnukn. rrrup of Figa ie tho
oalv Ttmtcdy of Iti iim erer pr
dttced, pJoaag to tho tasia aad ac
ceptable to the iarmrfa, promrt in
ks action awl trwly hciaJ b iU
e&cu, preparetl onlr frow th mat
healthj aad agreoahle jcbfUaeoi, In
wanr cxcdJeat oualities command h
to all and hve maca it A xmt
pofwhtr remedy knorrrt.
Srrup of Foot U for dc fn 0
aad 31 fcoOJa hr all lmdiz drvg
paid. Any reltahk drwfiptt who
mm? aot hare it on howlrrlU pr.
cunt h pNMKptlr fne amy os vkn
wMwsto try it.
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