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arrtj: aittrjffag pimmtrg guprxl 8, 1901,
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M. M. MURDOCK, .Editor.
In a famous murder case on down in New York City,
the justice presiding has thrown a bomb at the state's
attorney by declaring that the uncorroborated confession
of a murderer is not conclusive evidence against an ac
complice. The case in point is the murder of an old millionaire
ramed Rice, whose valet, Jones, the prosecution believes,
lulled him at the instigation of a lawyer named Patrick,
tnat the two might come into possession of the dead man's
When arrested Jones made a confession which he has
f nee repudiated by making another in which he acknowl
c 3ges that he killed Rice at the instigation of the lawyer,
Probably the last confession is true, but in the midst
rf It the justice interrupted to say that the confession was
not to be accepted as conclusive.
The country wants more such rulings. In criminal
cases it i6 probably too much to expect that a prosecutor
Rill ever cease from losmg a fine sense of justice in the
headlong effort to convict and win. The police are on the
Mde of prosecution. In its mind arrest is equivalent to
tonviotion, and the trial a cumbersome formality. If by a
f seating proems it can extract from the ia"tv uu.ler ar
7ett a confession, no matter how unreliable the party is,
jnii'Iirating otheis, and by an implied pru.aise to the jer
h d onfessing that he shall be treatol wnh lenienoy, its
up f satisfa'tion is full. The proseciror "Kith this aiwajs
doubtful point evidence soon throws himself into a mighty
passion to vm, to overcome the defense and emerge from
tne wreck of proof and rebuttal, triumphant. In a great
irany cases the matter of justice in his mind is lost
Mght of.
And when supplementing the work of the police, and
the oagernefcs for victory of the prosecutor, the court itself
f Is the inclination to convict which intimacy with the
I -osecutmg forces, habitual review of criminal cases, and
i-iid over-anxiety for the majesty of the law unmistakably
i-i'iuces, the nian under arrest does not come before the
3 :oerlial scales in which evidence is weighed against evi
iitui'o of proocation against deed; he is shot head fore
no into a michine wh;cb grinds him up and lands him
t-'i'.n either back into the community by an acquittal
'a huh leaves half the community believing he was guilty
am v.ay, or into the penitentiary, where the world is sure
I I it
It is too rauh to expect that the police system wju
r ' i zt or that tne state's attorney will cool the strenuous
; ioor of his enthusiasm to convict, but the people do like
t eec a jug so who will demand of himself mentally the
ftnetct impartiality.
gamecocks to bring out desired hardness and endurance,
so it is urged we should cater to the juices out of which
are builded up our poets, inventors, lawyers, laborers, sol
diers, statesmen and professional politicians. According
to this view also bolstered by statistics production is
les a matter of education than orgrub".' After all, it may
be that the true basis of Yankee superiority is the baked
It is a matter 'of history that General Grant's military
successes followed upon the use of a certain brand of
whisky. "What did Funston eat while he was evolving the
plan for the capture of Aguinaldo? Shakespeare specu
lated upon the quality of Caesar's dietary, that he had
grown so great
"Caught off post" by the roundsman
has always been a serious matter for a
member of the metropolitan police force,
even Jn these days of demoralization; but
the news-reading public generally hears
Httloe jr nothing of tfie patrolman's side
of the st&ry, "and. he is lu&ky if his fine
in days' pay is small, says the New York
Evening Post. Occasionally, also, the
experience is complicated by other diffi
culties, and, of these, one of the oddest
was that which hapnened to Detecuve
Sergeant Evanhoe, In the early days of
his service, when h was "pounding the
pavement" in the lowest rank. This Is
his story:
'"In November, 1S79, I had an experi
ence that caused me to look in the glass
the next day to see If my hair had turn
ed gray. You see. it was this way: The
building which stands on .ae southwest
corner of Spring and Greene street had
just been put up, but wasn't done. I had
Spring street for a post. It was after
twelve o'clock at night, and I was taken
sick, but I did not want to report at the
stition house, because the weather was
quite seere, and being a new man, I did
not want them to think that I wanted to
dodge police duty. I stood under an awn
ing of a grocery store opposite, when
Officer Sheridan, who bad Green street
for a post, came along. I told him how
bad I felt, and he wanted me to report
sick, but I sj id 'No,' and he told me,
'Well, I have a key of a silk-hoose on
my post, and after you see the rounds
man and sergeant, you can go in and lay
down a little while. I corked it off there
many a time. The fellow that opens up in
the morning gave me the key, and they
have a nice lounge in the rear office. I
will keep a sharp lookout, and if any
thing turns np I'll tip you off.'
"I saw the sergeant and roundsman go
by, and then Sheridan took me te the
silk-house, just two or three doors be
low the new building. He let me in, and
then kept the key, saying that he would
come down and let me out in an hour,
because he would know when the coast
was Ue.tr. Sheridan being friendly with
all handd, they used to stand with him
of itself and fulfilling its obligations in the family of .ttZSSSS SUK
tions. When the Cuban problem has been finally disposed j time Nobody could have that post only
While the United States government is waiting for the
acceptance of its terms by the Cuban constitutional con
vention, there is more or less discussion of the future of
tL-e new republic, and most of the opposition to '.he policy
pursued by the president seems to be disappearing.
General Fitzhugh Lee is quoted in an interview as hav
ing declared that, while the promise of the United States
shculd be kept, the American troops should not be with
drawn from the island until there is an assurance that
peace and good order will prevail there. He even inti
mates that the ability of the Cubans to govern themselves
is doubtful, and says that if the new government shall
prove a failure, Cuba will be forever confided to the con
trol of the United States. Newell Sanders, president of
the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, who has made
several trips to Cuba, is of the opinion that annexation is
the destiny of Cuba, and he says that is what isdesired
by those who control the property interests in the island.
The Cubans will be given to understand, if they do not
understand the fact now, that the army of occupation will
remain unless tey come to the terms of this government,
and unless there is good reason to believe that the new re
public is to be a stable government, capable of taking care
of it will be admitted that the United States was right in
demanding the terms prescribed by the Piatt resolution.
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J '-ri
feature of tte current Cosmopolitan is an article by
lato Oa-1 AHon denournng the evil effects of the uni
al snobbish ws among the English people in their at
.e lowai'i rh titled aristocracy. He says the absurd
.rmism of a British aristocracy may look picturesque
'i !i.r(! through a telescope from Chicago or San
it looks vile and loathsome when viewed at
Mr. Allen's indictment has nothing to do
or immoralities. He says the social sins of
an rather a good thing if they tend in any
u the abject and slavish title worship
' i I ing irMdle classes. What he laments
tat this Mrilty to empty titles kills the
:. nectual life of the country.
oorn free and unequal, says Grant Allen,
i v s an artificial attempt to substitute a
for the reai one of nature's making. His
.iii'-kin: "Not equality, but a frank recogni-
' tierness we can find." The harm of the
in the fact that it creates false standards
-dor for ical merit to get recognition. No-
.i', by thes ule of a peer. A titled and empty-
.g takes precedence over a Gladstone when
t t .. ;;o in to dinner, diant Allen happened to matricu
L . .,i r n College n the same dav with Lord Ran
u. i htir i.Jl. and the borvile stylo m which the head
t. r 'n:,lul (jt this jouth from tne whole company
t to h'm ar.d ask him to uinnor is given as a fair
r .it of tin- i.mersal -fign of servile snobbery, worse
'i,i. au. et i r n n in any other nation, and utterly ruin-!-.
.- the manliness, the se it respect, the dignity, and the
independence of lue British people."
rh ntit t-tai io bated on bohd grounds, thinks the Chi-
.jo Tribune The arti! ial betterness" tends Ln RrHnsa
But the worst narm is in. the creation of false
in f 'lsiii? the neonle "meanlv to rimir moan
Th'ii.-s, " as lucluray su According to Grant Allen,
(.N.I..V v, ho . - not lived kmq m England can reahze the
smiling o" u iit to which this gangrene of .ord worship,
nrv gem t man worship, flunkeyism and snoboery has
.'I. w into the heart and biain of the nation. Some of the
i t Moiou- moots are soon in cue vulgar smart society
vhua is trj ng to ape aristocracy. Mr. Allen's ankle in
n.m.v rpfi is confirms tne more sweeping indictment of
Arnold Wh.. whose book, "Enipir and Efficiency," is
vittii io hh w that the r.rnich empne is in danger of
i iun.i 'i"u b, tause of the drv iot permeating every ttiatum
m ovitt. The British aristocracy is certainly not a
ot bt' t ngth to the nation.
Even in the seclusion of his palace the Czar of all the
Russias is a target for irrepressible and implacable revolu
tionists, whose plots find assistants and command the last
sacrifice among men deemeu of undying fidelity to the im
perial throne. The empire is seething under a ferment of
revolution; arrests are made by the thousands, and bullet
proof armor is in brisk demand among the highest official
classes. Deep-seated distrust of tae people pervades all
ministerial circles, and the only answer of authority to the
widespread demand for a larger measure of liberty is a
tightening of the fetters already riveted upon the masses
of the Russian people. The wealth and splendor of the
court and nobles are matched only by the poverty and mis
ery of the proletariat The civilized world does not see,
hear nor know a tithe of the drastic demands of power and
the sullen endurance of the resisting people. Russia's sys
tem of government has become as antiquated as her cal
endar and as sensitive to attack as though installed by a
foreign invader.
Under such copditions even a long-range war with Japan
over Manchuria and Korea might be accepted by the Czar
and his ministers as an alternative to internecine anarchy.
One of our contemporaries remarks that General DeWet
has saved Manchuria to Russia. This is undoubtedly the
truth of the matter. It is not at all likely tnat Great Brit
ain would have permitted Russia to force an unsatisfactory
treaty upon the Chinese had it not been for the heavy work
on hand in the Transvaal. The Russians are the shrewdest
and most unscrupulous diplomats in the world. They are
fully aware of Great Britain's difficulties and they now re
ply to remonstrances against-the occupation of Manchuria
that they will restore order and then hand the country over
to the Chinese authorities. Of course this statement is a
falsehood in every implication and declaration it contains
regarding the future policy of Russia in respect to Man
churia. If Manchuria is once effectually occupied the Rus
sians will not relinquish theip hold upon it. They never
abandon an inch of territory they have once formally re
duced to possession and it may be taken for gi anted that
they will not begin in the case of Manchuria, a province
they have ueen coveting for many years and which thej
have long Intended to grab upon one pretext or another.
If the report of Count Tolstoi's banishment from Russia
should prove true it would scarcely cause surprise. From
the viewpoint of the Russian bureaucracy the great author
has merited deportation or worse punishment one hundred
times over by his scathing denunciations of the existing
social system in numberless writings. Tolstoi's novels and
other books published during his later years constitute a
series of socio-political tracts in which church and state
are fearlessly and pitilessly held up to execration. That
the protecting favor of the v,zars (both Alexander and
Nicholas is no longer potent to shield him was nuicated Dy
the recent excommunication, of Tolstoi at the behest of the
procurator of the holy synod. His banishment from the
state would be the logical sequence of his expulsion from
the churcu.
Nothing that a spiteful bureaucracy could do, however,
would proent the germination of the seed sown .y Tolstoi,
whose influence m the coming emancipation of Russia will
be comparable to that exerted by Rousseau and Voltaire
upon the men oi the revolutionary era m France in the
Eighteenth century.
Jeffries and Ruhlin will meet inside of two months
The place of meeting has not been fojnd. but the shutter
which will bear Mr. Ruhlins home is in coar-e of construc
tion. ,
The case of that lieutenant in the Philippines who em
bezzled fifty cases of bacon is one where a man wanted
the whole hog, and got on the hog train trying to get it.
Lw i d r
hi. taken
j ijdi'i tion i
the l 'itio of
ntnr eoniir
nu i'a' ion 1
I ihte.. :tat
i-e'.ts it is
nnts s,eh.
liounle the "
1 a rudv dabbler in aerages and percentages a run
fi id o: statistics and he can turn out almost any
result. One of the unaersity presidents has latelv
William of Germany congratulates the Sultan on the
lstt-r s escape from an earthquake. Possibly William
thinks that somebody tnrew it at the Sultan.
A fist fisht between two prominent KenrucWaxra took
.'2 iv (anil he cWs show) tnat the ratio of , plate on the streets of Louisville the oher day, and mar
.n 1 e doteue.ned in any given community by ! vkJS to le'ate not a revolver was drawn.
- 'mationU development as compared with
'" s He shows by a simple aritnmetieal
..; ih aeiage i er capita of production m :be
s is .," cm a day. in odu ated ya.ha-
oa in uneilnca.e.i Trnnessc e .t - 3s
The rmirs have decided that they have no right to
limit the . i'ovar.co cf Countess Castelbane from the Gould
estate. The courts certainly have not.
t . llU
il artcndan
nnessee a
tit n a man
V it ii for e
d I-' i n at i
jui. w.th C.
, 1 ' re is,
t - r ' t i:
t . t" .u l
in Massac h ,-rtts s mom thim
"'I-' ana tK re ou ae!
is-iu- woml l.e ttifi-isiui ti.i
:. t.'.is cf xiLX .mutton to he con
'"" ixumpk 'i fell oi Yankees,
oiiarea. d :,. 'ist. h r granite
i i. in nia !i, hv u .,x , NV,VP
f ii.s wus or ni i-uos Masai. us '-t a oa
a. .ul. TeaiR.-e is shy of laid-up gain, liit
u ..t'zen of Mr. ---a - iu n st work cenfnu-
arul thai '. t. t t a of Tcne can work a
moderate - : 'rre Uar.ng
n of a erac . , j , ' ,,,n
is-ac: usetts a. ' . - s ou, uf lLe ques.
t v u net something depend on locality
i wo . a te me ratio i : ctai.un
Crei b." How woula Ciippie Crt .
An unsop : -tuated r
there were -n.e other tl
title ltd Mussachusttts,
Vthoso wits ha e been
1 nidi :"s. in it: nessee
t -."itise
ht :'aud
fa is that u
v ijsly or sun
littV and In
tn the ques
Lt mng
Te occasional presidential toor will in time become a
.rt s ntial cust n. The president of the United States
.tv V t o bvr lue I'nited States.
The gocrnniv.nt oi municipalities in the Philippines is
going to be intensely ciil. No soldier or ecclesiastic is to
be permitted to hold- office.
JusUc Jerome sajs that Valet Jonjs i a wicked, un
fuitiinate mati. He i& a lot mert w.tktd than union: unatu.
a pet of the Captain's.
"I marched in, for there was plentj- of
light from a gas-jet in the rear Sure
tnousrh, there was the lounge. I took off
cny club and belt and laid my revolver
a'ongside of the club and belt on the
chair The safes were in the same room
where I lay. I don't know how long I
lav there before I fell off in a doze. Then
I wake up, and there was a man stand
ing in the door, reaching for my revohcr.
I lay still, mighty scared. How long he
was there before he made up his mind
to take the revolver, I don't know; but as
soon as he got It he started off. I lay
there, unabie to move, and finally I heard
footsteps runing up the stairs. I thought
0 e trj thing; I kuew if I gave chase I
would be 'it;' for I had no gun. I could
not get out in the street, because I had
no key. If I raised an alarm, I could not
explain my presence there, but I was
there all right, and to stay.
"Sheridan, being kind to me, gave me
an hour and a half instead of an hour,
but at that time I wished he hadn't. His
key turning In the lock was the most wel
come noise I eer heard. You talk about
the sigh of relief that the jail-bird draws
after doing ten-spot. That was not deuce
high compared with my feelings. But
1 said nothing to Sheridan. Ihad good
reason to believe that the man who took
my revolver (and me looking at him) was
a burglar, and he was ln a silk house
whore my friend and brother officer had
the key. How to inform him of It with
out telling him the whole story that kept
me sweating. Finally I made up my mind
and walked back to Greene street and
rapped. Sheridan came Uown, and I told
him that while I was standing on the cor
ner of Wooster and Spring streets - uad
seen a man who must have gone in that
new building.
"We rapped for several other officers
and went through tho building to the
roof, then on to the adjoining roofs, and
when we got to the silk house we found
an aperture cut through the roof. The
thieves were too 'wise' to try the scut
tle, because they figured that It would be
wired. They had made a 'get-away' in
the building and used it. The case -was
reported by Sheridan and the firm made
him a present of silk enough to make a
K-w silk dresses for his wife.
"Now, there is something to be learned
from this. One thing is that if you hear
a burglar in the house, and you can find
voice, call to him from where you lay
to 'kindly shut the front door as he goes
out ' If ou jump up in your excitement
ou will ue a dead man. Of course, If It
:s your reputation he is stealing, it is
v orth while to take a chance."
The Cubans are willing to believe General Wood, but
not congress, m the matter of promised independence.
Wall street kcow what it is doing. And what it intends
q iv largt army of well-to-do smokers ti..nt
1 fL-trrt Pii.l !o dill fnllrinv rjf .. A V T .! !
t Statt ;-. Wh doesn't he go back to the Transvaal?
eon. The case eckbre now up in the cnarna courts of New
Ytot i oett.t ; as into a great bmg tout.-?.
anotL - ci
T1..1-C or til S VLAl
j su ists of the aTnei.nural itnirtmett ha r
occupation tax-a h mc ;rouun. a - ; i.-tr. i
Characteristic Anecdotes.
(From the Detroit Free Press.)
"W hat H th secret of success in busi
ness9 ' was asked a friend of Cornelias
"anderbilt. "Secret! There is no secret
anout it, replied tne commodore; all
iou hae to do is to attend to your busi
ne'ss and go ahead."
Garfield, when asked as a toy what he
was going to do when he grew up, an
swered. "First of all, I am going to try
to be a man If I become that I shall
be fit for anything."
General Grant had been for several
months in front of Petersburg, apparent
ly accomplishing nothing, while General
Shorm n had captured Atlanta, and oom
pktM h's "March to the Sea ' Thero
w is a strong cry to promote Sherman to
Gr.mt & position. Hearing of It, Sher
trv.i wrot- to Grant: "I have written to
mv l r tiir John Sherman, to stop it
I would lather have you in command
than aint.'.c t,lse. i should emphatically
decline ar, commission cakulxtid to
bri c, us into rUalry." General Grant
i. ph. d No one would be mire pU&sed
w.U. ur .ttnancetnent than I, and if
; i l . n I - pl.rfd in my poolaon. and
i b.it u. mWiliswio, it would not changt
oiir rl 't.ins In the lfcaat. I shoald m i,kn
th. sin exertions to support jU that
no j h-.e done to support m". and I
v.. 'tld .'" .1 m my powtr to make oar
i tl'l w II.
Ua of th. list things said by Sir Wil
tnr Scti , he lay dyinx was t have
i pi trips, the must oSiminous au
thor t'i r. iy. and it is a comfort to !
mr i . .M that ' have tned tt ur..tt.y
no n.uin a faiUi, to corrupt bo man't prin
ciples, at,d that I have written nothing
which, on my deathbed I would wish
blotted out. '
When tnubled with deafness the Duke
of Wellington consulted a phjstclan. who
put strong caustic Into his ea', cnnf-ig
" ir.flammatIon which threatened his
..I.-. The doctor apotoaria-xi, expral
great rrets, and said that the blunder
would nun him. "So." said eilinRton,
I will nfer mention It." "But will iti
a!ow me to attnd you, so that the peo
rie will i t withdraw their confidne' '
Xo. ' sad "W ellingtoa, ' -at would b--1
mg '
U hat make you work a hard" ask
ed a frm of ThoBa A. Bdison " 1
Uk It ' )-o answered, after a mnmnst
P'2z '! ptpression; ana tsea vp'-riii-n
-d.1 t.r-.s ' I like it. I do ii t kBfw
'.h-T reason. You Jtaow bow &r-n
r ! ' : ie to coHcct Mamjw. Ar.vtn -g
r t . v,.ir:n Is always n ray ninl, arl
1 am nt easy whii away from it until
it is f.-.isho-i. '
Wise and Othervlse.
' v-t ct ail inedictoe are rrt a-4
thf sors (.; oiir ow dwi.--rvajt'.
Xoibi? s- a praoa o much njrt cf
tve o. iis reach buuiJty. Jucatnaa
Ah' t'-' van biRes for I ' --ta:'-
c.. v ATtti the ifring ptt vv n-rr -
. " .' "' sa tbt Pu.imaai car ;- rtr
i !vf.tiei tho hard-fceaded, taanx. tie lam's
Clerk Anything & m"" s4 1 "
. 'j.cc usabrHa"' Cvst ttner ",
i.r..t stcvi ni unbr.vaji " ri
fast -e
A quarter section in Vernon township,
Kay cov-nty, last wedk. sold for 1,3W.
Fhe question is: "Was Secretary Jen
kins asked to come down to Washing
ton?" The banks of Oklahoma are buying gov
ernment bonds. There Is a surplus of
money in the territory.
Every other item la the Oklahoma
weeklies now Is of a farm that has been
sold to some easterner.
Jerre Johnson, of Newklrk, thinks that
Fairbanks will be the Republican nomi
nee for president in 1SJ.
- -.e Newkirk Republican has started an
anti-speculation campaign, a thing every
newspaper in Oklahoma should do.
The number of farmers in the Strip who
are going to the Kiowa opening, as evi
denced by the Oklahoma weeklies. Is won
derful. This Is the time of year when the Ok
lahoma editor resolves to have a garden,
and loses the resolution trying to find the
J. R. Sheets will put 1,669 acres ln the
Otoe reservation to watermelons, and has
already contracted to deliver them at 960
per car load.
Frank block, who died last we,ck In
Alva, was a Prussian, and when a boy
ran away from home to go to the Franco
Prussian war.
Reverend Tom Dickson, who used to
live in ZOIdare, has been appointed a
chaplain in the regular army, by Presi
dent McKinley.
The county commissioners of Kay
have ordered the building of the big
bridge at Ponca City. Ponca City raises
$3,000 of the amount necessary.
At Newklrk, a space of 175 feet on the
end of the public square was donated by
the government for municipal purposes,
and Newkirk will erect a city building on
its allotment.
Adolph Quastoif, of Kay county, had
no sooner proved up his claim than he
bought him a new suit of clotnes and
started to visit his old friends and rela
tives in Germany.
Jerre Johnson, of newklrk. says that
the clever Oklahoma politician is the one
who can look into the future and se the
various combinations and how they will
come out," That politician doesn t exist.
Enid Wave- "The Bes Line track lay
ers quit work last evening at the west
line of 'Squire Lyle's farm, about V&
miles from the location of the dapot. The
buperintendeat of the work assured a
Yae reporter that the rails would be
laad Into the city oy 6 o'clock this even
ing Passenger traftic will commence
Saturday evening, AprH 6th, the first
train from the northeast will arrive at
9 45 p m , and tie first train east will
leave the depot at 7 o clock p. m. Sunday
morm.ig, making close connections at
Blackweii with trains for St. Louis and
ail points east. See time card In another
place in this issue. Thus another link to
Enid s chain of commercial advantages
has been added. We now have direct
railroad connection with St. Louis and
the far east, where we can always find
a better market for our cotton, broom
corn, castor beans, stock and many other
products The coming of this read In
sures lower freight ratas an- better ac
commodations, as where there are com
peting lines each line strives to please
ie transportation trade. The people of
Enid should march to the depot in a
body, headed by the band, to great the
coming of the first train on the Bes
Line, and celebrate ana of the most Im
portant events in the history of thla
young, lucky and prosperous city."
tFrom the Lawrence Journal.)
A man who can .ten ta a brass band
braying for two hours, aad than declare
he likes it, is either a finely-trained musi
cian or a suptrb liar.
Tho Santa Fe bonds were carried In
Topeka by a great big- majority. There
was no question raised as to whether the
bonds were wet or dry.
Leavenworth elected, for oity clerk,
chael Przbylowicz. When Leaven
worth secedes from the United States, It
wnl ask to be annexed to Poland or
When a man starts a rough house, he
has not kick coming If it falls on him.
Topeka will probably think of this the
next time she feels like starting some
thing. There is one consolation for Colonel
Hughes in his defeat; he will not hare
to quit smoking cigarettes, as be prom
ised Mrs. Nation he would do as soon as
he was elected.
The farmers of central Kansas are or
ganising for mutual protection. The ob
ject will be to protect themselves from
the little bugs of the wheat fields, as
well as from the big bugs of the grain
It seems pretty hard for April to shake
off the grip that the March weather got
on it It is safe to say, however, that
w shall have some spring weather yet.
It may be only a few days, but we shall
have some.
Lincoln, Nebraska, gave an increased
Republican majority. Mr. Bryan ought
reallv to give himself enough time from
the fatiguing duties of his weekly news
paper to look after these polotlcal mat
ters a little.
If Aggie doe? start for a visit to this
country, it should be with a gnagd
around h'm strong enough to see to It
that he d-esn t capture the ship he is on
and sail it back to Luzon ready to start
out on another bushwhacking tour.
Thure has neer been a platform writ
ten that scored the prohobitloo law la
as many and as strong words as did the
platform upon which Mr. Parker as
lictt 1 in Topcks And Topeka men In
dorsed it h an overwhelming majority.
Ni.hrvjy thinki very much of China, id
yet at the 8-i.me time, all must aimlre
her c jiI of Busria s bluff tt takes som
thlng w,ty frum the charm of the ca.Il
to V"w thrt Chi-a had to it. but she did
It .t the suce, aad is entitled io
credit for It.
Juii i Cuinns is going to ask Governor
Starl j f r a pardon. It ta not at ail
ukly ne whi gt it. Court and poi !
alike wer uj wrongly convinced of his
guilt to r.ermit him to be pardoned now.
it may be dc-.e when he has served many
j.-ars aijri. uf his sateace, hut a t a .w
The Wichita Eagle mimt have hai iv
of the "Appeal to Votrs' circlars is
sued by the anti-istppovemeBt f!l iwi tn
Lawrence on its desk when it wrot1 tb
following: "Te funniest things tht
happen are the circulars Issued in Ka.vai
v,wn& m lfcal elections. Taey ars like
the bulletins issued during the Irrer.efc
resolution and about as sensible,'"
Colonel D. R. Anthony was hard! hit ta
s-2-sj ga gogsc-E ogs soosia &$! OS-&-S -ia
H jf W " SI
I Easter Perfumes I
Today will be P&rftune day and you can bay Wood
worth's and Colgate's Triple Extracts, -srorth 25c an ounce,
for 19c. Bring in your fancy empty bottles and have th:n
filled, or we -Kill furnish the ordinary bottles free.
You can choose from Woodtwrth's "Hina, Rose" (firaf
time in Wichita) or from the following Colgate's most pop
ular odors
Regular priee on the above
oer ounce
is 25c Today, special,
19 Cents
Easter Millinery
The choicest crwtdoas of the milljjwtr's art are here for
your inspection. Nothing bat the newest and most up-t.--date
models find their way into this moat popular depart
ment. Today will be a Try busy one and we invite
you to help swell the number.
$ We are headquarters for Baster Neckwear, Baster Rib-
k bons and Baster Gloves. The new Parasols are here. ?
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Easter Neckwear
Sale of
Tonight at 8 o'clxk we place an sale this lot
of handsome, beautiful Neckwear. All the new
est conceits, all the latest fancies, are here. Not
a new Neckwear creation bat what you'll find it
here. It will be the largest and greatest sale of
its kind Wichita has ever known. Hundreds of
pretty pieces in liberty silk, chiffon, etc , repre
senting only the latest Neckwear ideas. Besides
the neckwear are rnanv Fancv Fronts of tucked
silk and chiffon, and all at the same small pric.
Every color is here, though the majority are t
cream and white. Not a piece worth less than
$1.50, many of them $2, and many up to $3 and
$1 See special window display and
Come Out Tonial
Just today in which to select that Easter
Hat. Have you seen our showing of stylish
Trimmed Hats? The newest, catchiest 1&01
creations at prices startlingly small. Tien, too,
vou have a couple hundred to chooe from, nnl
no two alike. Though if you find none th:,:
suit you we'll make one to order. Fifttn trim
mers await your pteaure, and they never dibap
point especially at Easter.
Forget Not
Our Easter I
i .
The ClaSn-.
wuhl g&L into print if they had to break in S
My son. ' saati ifee Ssatiy mas.
. ' j.i ij jr eat him. !t t -
; ,.. snax .: :, i h
- ' --is r: - ":.
th Lavrmrorth election. His Wmw th- ; g
next moraiag dii B't contain a. V. a or a
wrirl of kxs&l news rc-cn -rrtTH5 th H-e- 1
tioo. ani i!y a aiiht edit rtai aiJji-ri ' "
(u snaJe to .t. IhoX im avt i.- lb Aa- j Q
iboays. Usa&iljr -witvn timr sure whtppi
thfy brace up th aext moraJn utd d 1- 2
actly exclaim. ' Wel. you Jtosed ua aiJ ;
ngbi, but yoi are iir. jwsnt th1 sam i 3
Tu-re Ls a report to tfc efftc tiiat 2
jrt4d ".1 Miaaey u-ill !r. ..t A .a',c: ' ,
to vsit Amt Ti The 2oral Uope :. -will
ar, tijt. :t,X that Ariaitfo Ui c- n
eept, and ristt America. Ad vt)M b Q
get tore. w hop we wiU cut t O
Frei4fcnt 34cKiaiy at tfc WTiiu Uom, I p
A-2d that suxec f.s day after Jinr.y UiAt ' S
the j:ns.J; wtI All' r nkij i"e -..-
vAry T'.gn--iri, ,aite Ak" . t
ih--re .r.- .1 iJ iUajE t&sra io ' U
muscular AaarJcB cjtu?y ol axtcas !
4t4c-t w-hj u aeize the rviw.j 'jv&i l 3
asd gct:y tut arrrjr b.4 luro .- . c
f rait ov'T a tarti, tn 1 t - fcj ' 5
araaed io ir y r tut jit i :. Z
!'.- w-li.t- tr 4ri ar ;.:, ii., .r,- .
ns '".ii; bisi iui-j ffc cs"T.a .1
- ,-i t r - - -wr; -,
vrrtm -rf mwtAi aw m fet Jn tin.-
The last day in which our "Special Easier
Linen 8al PricW' hold good, A chance to buy
new Linens at much tjkw regular value. Tis .
showing of fresh, new linens of which we are
proud. We want to share them with you.
There's enouirh for us and you, too, Corae today.
Keaay-to-wear section
"Visit our corner room if in need of Sni.
Skirts, Waists, Silk Petticoato or, in fA, any
garment, from nnderwear up They're rady r
Easter war.
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The Store of Lower Prices1
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