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Are All Worker There. The spoiled "Cholly -who bends his way toward the University of Kansas In the hope that there he will find the circle of the "elite" to whom the grind of toil is unknown, is doomed to dis appointment. Figures show that near ly three-fourths of the 1,500 or 1,600 boys in the university this year are earning a part or all of the money that they are spending for an educa tion, and more than that, they are satisfied with the way they are doing it. Some time ago Chancellor Strong mailed an inquiry to every student in the university to determine the extent of self-support among the students, and the replies show that in round numbers those students are spending yearly $300,000 that they have earned to help pay for an education. Death Steps Wedding Trip. MlsS Hazel Washburn, daughter of lfr-. and Mrs. George P. Washburn, who are widely known in that section, was married at Ottawa to Roy W. Stookey of St.v Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Stookey left immediately after the ceremony for a wedding trip. When they reached Kansas City and went to a hotel there they found a message announcing the death of Mrs. Washburn-. Mrs. Washburn had complained Just as the ceremony was completed that she was not feeling well, but it was not believed her condition was serious. Mr. and Mrs. Stookey re turned to Ottawa on the first train. Wind Damaged the Wheat. Information is being received by the board of trade and the millers of Wichita concerning the amount of damage done by the recent high wind and the unusually cold weather. From Sedgwick, Sumner, Cowley, Pratt and Kingman counties it is generally re ported that the wheat was damaged by the winds blowing the loose ground away from the roots. No harm was done by the freeze which followed the windstorm. Missouri-Kansas Postmasters Meet. Representatives of the four organi zations of postmasters and rural car riers of Missouri and Kansas met wltb Postmaster J. H. Harris of Kansas City to arrange for a mammoth joint convention to be held in Kansas City some time during the summer. The postmaster general will be asked to open and address the convention. The four organizations comprise a body of nearly 7,000 members. " River Power in Kansas Towns. At a special meeting of the city council of Junction City the Rocky . Ford Milling and Power company was granted a franchise for the furnishing of power and lights for that city. The oompany is now at work on a large dam across the Blue river near Man hattan, 26 miles from here, and it is the intention of the company to fur nish electric power at Manhattan and !Fort Riley also. Three Negro Boy Robbers. The thieves who recently robbed two stores at Sycamore have been captured. They are three little ne groes, the largest about 12 years old. When SherifT McCarter first took the little fellows In charge they denied the thefts. Later they confessed and dug the money out of a big Santa Fe coal pile, where they had hidden it. A Fire in a Kansas Town. Fire at Neosho Fail3 the mother day destroyed A. T. Wolford grocery, .John Myers' grocery, George Wheel ers barber shop, Robert Mitchell's restaurant, the postoffice and news .stand and William Angell's billiard Shall. Famous Will Case Settled. After being out less than ,one hour, ;the jury In the celebrated .Mutchler will case at Fort Scott found the late Mary Mutchler of unsound mind when .the will leaving her estate at $15,000 rto the United Brethren church of that city and the school of that denomlna ttion at Topeka was made, and the en tire estate, will now go to her iheira. Burglars Took His Store. .Aa the' result of a burglary in his tore, L. D. Henson, who was the .owner of a large general store at Nor wich, has advertised for sale art auo -tion his farm machinery, cattle and other property to raise money to pay - his creditors. He carried no burglary Insurance- and his loss Is estimated at About $3,000. . Shooting Follows Threats. As .the result of a quarrel Thomas Hawkins shot and seriously wounded William Carter- art. Salina. It Is .al leged that Carter first drew a knife And threatened to kill Hawkins, who drew his revolver asd fired two shots, tboth taking effect. Carter will lire. Duck Shooter Busy. Duck shooting season is now on, and eecT train leaving Wichita for the western part of the county and for Pratt. Kingman and Barton counties carries duck hvnters. Many ducks are reported by huating parties, and the season promises to be an unusually Mood one. A Leavenworth Soldier Drowned. Private Robert L. -Waller, company F, Thirteenth infantry, was drowned in Merritt lake at Fort -Leavenworth while skating. To Raise Tobacco in Kansas. The farmers of Atchison county, and Buchanan county, Missouri, are be coming interested in tobacco raising. They will watch an experiment that is soon to be tried on the Kansas side of the Missouri river. A capitalist of this city has decided to finance the trial. He has given W. H. Berry, a Kentuckian,- the use of 12 acres of land a mile south of here, and will erect a large tobacco barn an the tract. The farmers of Buchanan coun ty insist that the soil on the Kansas side of the river is not the kind re quired for tobacco, but Mr. Berry be lieves that he will be able to raise a good crop there. Soon after the Civil war the farms south of Xtcbison pro duced tobacco of fair quality, which was used In the making of cigars. At that time one farmer maintained a cigar factory on his land and shipped cigars to Denver and other western points. The high revenue compelled the Atchison county farmers to aban don cultivation many years ago. He Fought Against Quantrell. John T. Weaver, 85 years old, an old resident, died at the home of his son-in-law, Maj. L O. Pickering, in Olathe recently. Mr. Weaver went to Olathe from Kentucky 50 years ago and was Identified with the stirring events of border days in Johnson county. At the time of the Quantrell raid he was captain of the home guards in Olathe and was captured by the guerillas, but afterward re leased. He was the organizer and one of the first board of directors of the Kansas City & Fort Scott Railway company. He gave to the board of county commissioners the ground upon which the courthouse stands and all that land now used as the public square in Olathe. Blow to Injunction Seekers. The Kansas supreme court, in a de cision handed down recently, holds that if a city is stopped from selling bonds to build an electric light plant it can recover the depreciation in value from the persons securing the injunction. Clay Center voted bands to build a municipal light plant, but the company then operating the plant stopped the sale of the bonds by an injunction. After - it was de cided that the bonds were legal the city started to recover the amount of loss because the sale of bonds was held up. The district court held against the city, but the supreme court reversed the lower tribunal and ordered the company to pay the city $3,160. - Boys Find Safe Blowers' Kit. Two Horton boys chased a rabbit under a grain elevator at Pierce Junc tion, a small station seven miles east of there the other day, and in trying to dig it out uncovered a safe blow ers' outfit. It consisted of a new single barrel sawed-off shotgun, a small bottle of nitroglycerin, a dozen fuses with percussion caps, a small bar of soap, two syringes, some cot ton, a number of fine steel wedges, a candle wrapped in a handkerchief and two small sacks of shotgun and re volver shells. The Kansas Editors. Wichita was chosen as the meeting place for the 1910 meeting of the Kansas State Editorial associatios. at the recent meeting in Topeka. Ar thur Capper of Topeka was elected president of the association; H. C. Sticher of Alma, vice president; J. E. Junkin of Sterling, corresponding sec retary; "W. E. Blackburn or Anthony, recording secretary, and J. Byron Cain of Belleplaine, treasurer. Another Beet Plant. St. Francis and Cheyenne county will have a beet sugar factory. This fact is practically assured by the men there who are behind the project. In stead of being a foreign company a sufficient amount of stock has been promised there to make it certain. Work will probably begin toy March 1, the site cleared and railroad exten sions to the site made this ssoamer. No Ban on Sunday Baseball. In deciding that there is no law in Kansas at the present time which prohibits the playing of baseball on Sunday the supreme court devotes several pages of a learned decision re garding the history 'of baseball. The case was decided by Justice Porter on the appeal of Ernest Prather from Johnson county. The Mother of J. S. West Dead. Mrs. Hannah West, 92 years old, mother of J. S. West, assistant Usited States attorney of Kansas, died re cently at Fort Scott. She was one of the .early settlers in this section of the ctate. A Horse Killed a Kansan. While taking horses to a pasture at Ms farm near Robinson, Stephen Quaife was kicked la tne back of the head and. died from h effects of the blow ' three hours later. Mr. Quaife was 78 years old and settled in Brown county In 1854. Opportunity. Kansas will now watch with, some Interest the attempt of Oklahoma to run a penitentiary on the lines 'aid ARMY MEDICAL. HEAD RETIRED. R. M. O'Reilly' Succeeded as Surgeon General by G. H. Torney. ' Washington. Brig. Gen. Robert Maltland O'Reilly, who has served as surgeon general of the army since September 2, 1902, has been placed on the retired list on account of age after 45 years service in the army. His record includes service as a medical cadet in the army of the Cumberland In 1864 and 1865, in the expeditions against the Sioux in 1874 and in 1891, and In Cuba during and after the Spanish war. He was on duty in this city during both terms of the Cleve- Surgeon General R. M. O'Reilly. land administration and was the per sonal physician and close friend of Mr. Cleveland. Gen. O'Reilly's administration as surgeon general has been marked by a great advancement of the interests and efficiency of the medical depart ment. By special act of congress Gen. O'Reilly was retired with the rank of major general. He has been succeed ed by Col. George- H. Torney of the medical department, for many years in charge of the general hospital at the Presidio at San Francisco. CUBA'S NEW STATUE OF LIBERTY. Work of Italian Sculptor to Be Un veiled at Matanzas. New York. Cuba is to have a statue of Liberty at Matanzas. Salvatore Buemi of Rome, an Italian sculptor, who executed the figure, which will stand in a public park facing the harbor, left this city recent ly for Matanzas to arrange for the dedication of the monument. Sig. Bueml has been at work on the statue for more than two years and will take an important part in the dedication ceremonies. In addition to the bronze figure rep resenting Liberty, which will rest on a granite pedestal, the bronze image of Jose Marti will form a part of the same monument, which Is being erect ed by a popular subscription. The lib erty statue will stand 12 feet high and will be at the foot of the Marti monument, which will rest on a higher pedestal. Sig. Buemi was bom In Messinia, bat has not visited his native city - Ouba "Libne. since tbe recent earthquake. He said that "he designed and executed the work for a public statue in the pub lic gardens of Messina erected to the memory of Sicilian soldiers who per ished in "battle. $1,500 Rheumatism Cure Free. 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L - BIG OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE YOUNG MAW AHD YOUHG WOMAH OF TODAY TELEGRAPHY BOOK-KEEPING SHORTHAND Offer Brilliant Possibilities for Ad vancement and High Salaries - Hundreds of thousands of bright young men and young women are today arriving at that age when they become interested in their future in their pros pects for a successful career, with, the ability on their parts to earn good sala ries, "be independent, and amount to something in the world, and for these young persons there are many profes sions and semi-professional occupations which offer golden avenues to important and high-salaried positions. Among these professions are Telegraphy, Book keeping, Shorthand, etc Take, for instance, the telegrapher probably every president of a great railroad, today, secured bis start as a telegrapher working his way up by Careful attention to his duties, and Dy grasping his opportunities and making the most of them. Then take the pro fession of book-keeping neatly every head of a great mercantile or financial institution of today began life either in that institution, or in some other, as a book-keeper. And what is true of the profession of book-keeping is equally true of that of stenography. What these other young men and young women have done, any young man or young woman can uo u mey will- Ail that is necessary is a few dol lars invested in a correspondence course, in one or the other of these studies the devoting of a few spare moments now and then (which would otherwise be wasted) to the study selected and a determination to learn, and to succeea. t Among those educational institutions which today instruct young men and young women (as well as persons of as ages) by correspondence, in the person's own home, one of the most prominent and best known is the Michigan Busi ness' Institute, at Kalamazoo, Michi gan, which has, during the past twelve or lit teen years, graduated many Hun dreds of young men and young women, in each of the lines of professional work above referred to. 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