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STATE -TOUEXAL, MONDAY EVEXIXG, JAXUAUY 1, 189-1.
THE STATE JOURIIAL
C FflCIAL F A?E ? C " Tu J til Y OF TO?i22A
liv Fham
1Ia:Li:'N'a.x.
TjL.2i.UI Of Hl'ltMClti il'IO
DA1LV.
IW.tVERF. BY " A Ml i OK.. . . il) '!K"T1 A WKF.K
TO AX1 FA.T Of' TOi'KKA Of t. iiCUUS. ' It
AT IUE SA5IK J"tsrK IS AN V Ka.NA.S tU'-VX
W1IKRE IUH I-Al-Ht II. V-. ii.A:caltl;SVTtl.
fcv suit., Tin: :!: Mo.vrm $ .'-
bV mail, onk :ak 3a;o
VIKililA EiiU'Iu.s, I IKUC.
Addrcs-i, wT.t Til .JOt RWI,.
Tojittii, Ivans:
'fur
l-APFi; TV K.
vSSAS TO sp:-
1 t.i As-sei-iae-d
I'opeKu the l-'nil
cure the least-
.1 w,r M'i v Pe n
I'rc-s: i-onsraS e.-hi - a o-ly t' r
.1 .i y Service ui 1 1 1 : s (ivt-u. ory
C Ha-:i io! Il- - a- s. A U-.em a Mil
M A K JuCUSAL ot'ie- H eiaii.
purpose- ol sakaiL- iisi rei-ort. w
t,ttt!"-.wly from 7 : v) a. in. l:it -i
liu,H-i;ns i minora, mr new ;u)
a v, ire running in n ( ii s o laa; m
the hay A -sec iaa -i I l'ri.f bus nt
hears Viovf1 nam-st.
v f 1 he ma i k .f !- iival is t"
Kaunas receiving iLe i un Iav i
ii.i..rr.
i' """The State JoniNMr. l.as
lore Daily Lo-a; C iP.-n i.it i -t in 'I
tltn.ii a.kl other ripil;.! City
Uui-U. ami lluulilv thff of
co tt ei a or a ! a. a-
n..ati 41 1 1 r r i ne
i I'-ratur in 1 1 ie
y t-ii tar the sae
l a ii collies 1-- Hl--.')
i p. in. ( v . H
to i; i. lit. ) over
u isel iDiiy f ir
ss beiwei-ii the
ic only pn:T in
saociated i'ress
a res u.ar avr-
" k : tit' imire
IUe Coui
Sih (r i m-i ( 1 1
i!iorii;iitj ne'-vs-
an "ewia;jer
ress Th-em is
v e Perua-miir.
si ami i.ibtt-il
i" state.
I'lU'lKiii-rs' A-.s.M-;atu u.
;"ii!e MVIK .) ! liVAI. 3
t-i ; ; i i pi-eh Teilh a I .i i ! 1 1 ' i . i 'z
riniiUlig ITt'-s tlic laus.lsi "III
piece of pruitiii mj.,5:im,ry i.-i t
Vu 6 AT H E H INOICATiON:
IT ' s ft e'n j :;?)., Ja.i. 1. ivo.- Kanmt$:
JForecatt till aftert 9. Tn-iltiy: Fair;
i v nt he i ly -tfind.
1 ' - i i ii n
Joe Rosenthal of Iaske!l cfuuty,
who became prominent Jmi:ic the lt-gis-lative
"war" last wh:t-r, is .ibout to leave
the state. Iio.'i-i it i i; .i is ;t tanker, and
the people of Eu'.dT Ok., have oiferfl
him iiiiiucerni: nt to lui ata there. il
will retain hi l;irjr we.-terii Kandd iu
tertsits, LowevtT.
If;- k ' pre J it ti oas for this month i:re
as follows:
January opein with Kirin ilisap-pi-ariiiii
in the -a-:, niil cold, f . ir
w;uther follow-iti -r in Kiost jiarfs,
chanirin to warmer ii the west
about the third, re -mltinif u rain arid
mow. i ;.r;'. j tin- 4!ii, 5th iitid Gth,
warmer Wfiithi-r a ad star us will ad
vance to ILe earit, follow 3d i v- risin tr
baroineoT and e.j-.d ae frons the
wo-t. By the t,i, sturiH Tv-ill end
toward, tiu- Atl.ifide, lea--ii. it t-jld
and fair behind tl.-ertt. Kisbiar ti-m-perature,
with rain and -now, will
return in about tin- loth aal llth. l einir
in traiiisit from wi-rt to east for three or
four days, fi:!owfd pr irre.-i lively by cold.
A1 out thw I'll h, ivuriii-.T, v ii. tatijeriiitr;
ratu and -i ia .si :ns in the west. liy
the 11 h, storitH wid ioive t -aveled to the
At Lit: tie. leava:r e ii 1 and .-1 . . in their
track. Wuldi lor the date of their ar
rival in y-ur j. r:. Chust ;e to warmer,
an nh react ionary -1 arm in "heir pn res-siv-
ord-r aKmt ! -t at-.d 1, idter whieh
e.-li will r"tar:i, until re i jai- i storms of
rain and s.uo-.v aj'p -ar. from ti7t:i to SutU.
C'oid wave vn da niwiilu.
The annual meeting of t le state board
fif iiirrieuh ure eonveiies ot; Wednesday,
January 10th. in Topek i, jtid continues
threu days. Never before has the pro
eramtiie been so rieh in topics of vital in
terest to faraiers. The fe irun.-d of special
interest and value are the contributions
to be made by two distinguished agricul
tural educators of the ea-t. Prof. Milton
"Whituey, of Johns Hop. itius University,
has for years made a fpeciaity of the
feUtdy of water c i reulat ioti in soils and
l.as deniotistrated by acuul experiment
facta which are cf vital in: porta-ice to
farmers. From the so facta was are taught
the kind of soil treat ju lit necessary
to the ecjiiou;'!.:- use cf muisture
fir plant crvth, and ahso how to
e-et frofj.1 a ,'ivcn Btuoact of rain
fail the greatest pvisiblo good, 'lie
knowled to bo thus nl from Prof.
Whitney alone will amjny repay any
live, progressive firmer or fruitgrower
it! Kansas for a trio to T )peka. Colonel
Daniel Needbaui of stjn, v. ho is on
the programme for the Pelitlon of West
ern Aj-rieulture to the Jla ,t, is a 1 iroad
pu:ieil man. lie l.aj been president of
tiie Xew Englanu Arlci Itaral s .-ciety
f ar 3o year, and during t iat time and
b m n'or a close and i: t ! i .'. ,-o ient of
tiie ericu!tur of .mr country, as well as
of Ieadiuir Euroj ea-i cotintrii'S. And
Irivinsj jrruwn up t :n..n-th? .jreat niauu
facturin.r ami moneyed iuMitutiond of the
east, be is ipuditie 1 to i-p-m advise. llv
of the relation of the oue the other,
that is, the re! at ion of western agriculture-
to eatstern instittiticn. These
tvvo men will be pr sent during
the entire meeting and vi 1 ad I grea'ly
to tiie interest by part icipat iat: in the
discussion of papt r. The possibilities
of irrigation iu Kans.is is a most vital
question ju-t now and this subject in its
vatious bearings will 1-e thoroughly and
ablv .-resected i y n:ea who know what
ibey ate talku.jf a 'tout. Tie Agricultur
al -o'lege has a strong representation on
the programme i.a I. 'res meet Geo. T. Fair
child, Professors C C. Georgesuu mid X.
Mayo and Mrs. Nelhe '.Ztdzle. The
u!iiverstty also in Chaneell r J H. Snow
and McPherson college in L'rasideut sh Z.
fcharp. In other r -spec-t i the programme
li up to that of any j revio is meeting- ia
character and ability and s.s heretofore
all who attend arm requested ti partici
p.it.3 freely in the discus dc nh. .
KANSAS PAIiAG RAPH8.
The weather
enough at Sterling
L".::iporia G a:et;.
new tire en.ru. e, a
longing for a ure.
The Fiorent e 15
Dandy," about v
much, lives nc ar t
The editor cf th
ii-i-u't bjcc-me cold
to interrupt base bail.
: Strotg- City has a
id the people there are
illctia fu -s that "Joe
hem puo-le talk so
here.
" Ihi-lcht 3azette c-ot a
for ChriitMas wi.a lots
new roll top desk
vt jplgfeoa boles at.
1 drawers L: it, and
now he doesn't know where to th d i-t v
thing. The sheriff of ilonte-ouiery county ha
taken fifty criminals to the pcur.eui'.tfry
during his four years in otri .-e.
Kansas papers that were las" w ;k
talking so much about Santa (.'huts, ha t
now switched J onto saata Fe.
The Pcabody Graphic is pmbl lh iuj- a
prbto story by a high school pupil in
which, the heroine is named Frauds.
liuee prejudice is strong at IHawatJ.a
twelve families won't tend tncir t iiih-.r
to school because of colored cliii Jien
tending.
An ed'ort is bieine- made by the I) aa
society ol" Manhattan 1 1 Lav trie yiiis
the puldie schools taught sewing a th
in
tt-
in
v
hours each -week.
A baseball crank walked eight i liiis
into Jlumboldt after a pair of catcher's
gloves the other day and theu u d to
walk back without tlie-u.
Soicie one heard that !Xewtou wm to
have a new baud, and straight way c-j i li
ed a dyeing establish. uent t:.CT-;. T.ie
roasouinp is, wheu pejpie bear toe oa id
they wish to die.
They don't have any rilibusteriu i in
i the mock senate in tae Ioia ,-ehoub. .V
girl was elected president and w:it-i.i-i er
a resolution i oil'ered that correspond-
with her views she says "'it's a go'" a id
that settles it.
31 r. Huckleberry, aged 74, arid Mrs.
Crumm. aged 7-3, were marine 1 in ."dor us
county the other day. Mrs. Crumm's i -sire
to marry at that age proves heriliit
to the name she took, and it is h ;d
she will alford her husbaud that cos liort
which is so often used as a partitive of
her name.
"' IN FAP.Q-h RUSSIA.
The New Hear Season Ilrinvs .toy to t'le
faun; Twelve 1'ays" !e.!ival.
In tbe smaller cities of ia'-issin, Xf-w
Year's doy is in the 'Twelv D.iys' Fes
tival." The Russian in ma iy pa id a nave
hell to tiie eld ways from tiuv- iiiim-u o
rial. The preparations for the teas m
begin early in Xovembor. The host of
some great home V-giiis to lay in soues
cf salted beef ar.d s;vusages, 1 p.ur s, e" e.
The hostess culls on ail her Irieiids and
invites young ;iud old. Xt. xt. day she is
succeeded by the nrrse, who mk- toe
same routiihs of visits. Ik-r d :.tv is t o iu-
vite especially the young L.di-us. i;
hailed with iov, and tiie lad u-ai si
is j
basTei-s to mii for her the cup if v'u e.
She delivers her mess a re am 1 is phed .vi ; h
cpues'cioiis p.s to tiie invited aiel r -ie -tad.
Put the mo.st iuir.iu tant q-.e?i ion ..-J.
""Who are tiie eiecte.g" 1ii-:se are too
young men invited by tiie U-x S f : t ;..e
girls or "fair maid., us," as they j.re
called. The duty of t ieyot,i- ir.:i:j thus
desiornateil is to lock after tae au.u e-mc-r.t
and pleasure cf his "he- m; i ! a'
during the "twelve iiy s." Tho resprn
eibility of the choice I ln-g vit u to. a -t-ess.
she has to be care' al ia lier s-:h r: c n.
But the iuvi'.ati'.-n oas auain to i.e j-,;-peated,
this time by the liiu.-ti-r id' tae
house in the person of hi servant: or
"swat," vvho, witii it. ace in .baud, pi r
fiiruiS his ini.ss.iou. On euT-uhug i -h
house he offers a pray r before th-.- siui ;e
of the saint to wai.-ii : r is u - oca e b 1 L
then delivers the ir.d;.ition iu ti e i.;.i ie
of his uiu-lf r or ea-ss. A f.rt, ; c
eordii.g to etiquette, t'.io invitatii ei i- i
fused, but after mm h pre-si:. g :t i-- fin
ally accepted. When the day arrivt f-, t -se
young ladies who are the In-ruin. s o':' tie
season appear in a .de-:lgtu kvoijij ai.i - J
by their mothers ami favorite eouq un
ions, 0ii oral iy girls of inferior rank, wuo
sit at their feet. This sledge is f-da w .-d
by anotiier Ciititaiuiuu toe tire won. to,
charged witu caskets and d: u.u i o
Other sledges follow, t he lo l.-.-r the pio
cesston the greater the honor to toe
house visited.
Oa the arrival t ' a- host and L . ;4 . - .
meet the gu?ohs at the gre, bow wish
out speaking and conduct them into toe
house. The yonng maiden:- tire th-u i -
livered over to the care of the lfft-- s,
and after Irivnoiy yrt-t.-ting?. iirmi ;.ts to
the domestics and s'-veeri: ea:3 to t-e
girls, the umthers ai.d reunue it turu
home. Oa Christinas moirhng, a tae
litils are ringing, the Lost-.-ss hi rs- if
awakens the fair lauids-jia a:ul s-r e.s
their breakfast with . tha help cf t . e
mirsei-i. But a very importtuit piirt: us
the interpretation of their uream-; u
this iirst irigut. Theu the "' leoti-.1" i r
rive. The day 3 folio vfing- ;,re fu.i ,f
gayety and fiasluues for y. ur.g and o d.
This season is very important t; the
youiig people in Ku ssi.i, vrh-.t at .;l er
times of tiie year, by the strict eci-pie', t.e
observed, are kept much at -ar::..
Among ourselves t lie "Happy X w
Year" greeting and the social g nu 'r
ings are now the sole rteogrdtioo. of
Jan. 1. Exchange.
'ew Year Custom la Orkney Tt-I&nua.
In Dt-erut-os, in Orknt-y, a ban i of
younr and old of the common pe -pie
meet and go aroui.d iu the e"euiu,g. a id
eiug a seug before each well to co p ar
son's door, comuien-.-i og:
This ni'.it it isi:iU4 Nw'r EVn's rn pa:;
VVe'10 11' here I, a-tii JLa-y's liieii;
And Ave . :. : .- to ira-.t; oar .-. a t.
Anil tii-t's heiu:e oar la-iy.
Then a they t-.ng tlayd'-mand bit
ter, cheese, ale, a .: .. and a ktufe.
We liou;i ya.i:r n a o stai k aa 1 sum.
For Li.ua tu Ui ink toe au.e y-ar out.
When tiie sou-, is ci.del, tiie dec r ia
opened, and toe cim vd ru-i..es iuptll
meil to piartake of the supper sot out, a ad
60 on from house to oouse. Some; in.es
this ceremony falls on Xew Year's id.,' it,
and the custom of mummers, or 1 laskers.
going about eating- an 1 uriukiug pre vt-ils
in many places. There is oi-- rude play
enacted by these mummers which :dr
Walter Scott always had them enact at
Abbot tsi'ord. "B irn.rig the clavie," or
tar barrel, in procession, is auotb.tr c is
tom of the Hi ganianiay ia Burgheid
Philai-olphia Press.
M 1 D W I NTR FAIR.
t-O.j.30 Houod Trip to California S.iotii
J-'e l..oate.
Pullman palace end tov.ri-t sl-'-op tj
through without change every day in tiie
year, to Bos Antreles, aa Fra ici-eo and
San Diego, via i-anta e l-kua-. Xo other
line does it.
J. W. Kraerner an i V. H Tipton ; eh
man-ioliu and guitar at pupil", res': home.
Strictly reliable and competent, tilil II ou
roe street.
Try us Peerless Steam La-mdry.
A CHARACTER STUDY.
SF.ETCH OF THE LEADER OF THE
ANTI-TAMMANY MOVEMENT.
Inters. ting Career of (Jue of Nw Tori's
Foremost Citizen William K. Gra.ce Iu
Bosifies and at Home His Life and Pub
lic Services.
L5-peeial Cor respondence.
Xew York, Dec. 2s. It was not nr.til
alter he was 4o years of age that William
ti. ( J,' ? . the head and front of th?pies
er.t anti-Tammany anti-Hill movement
among Xew York Democrats, entered ac
tive X'eliticat life. He had already made
his fortune and felt that he could there
after afford to devote time, money f.ivl
evergy to the service of the public.
Yv'hen therefore it was proposed to Hm
that he should remove from Brooklyn,
then his place of residence, to Xew York
ai d run for mayor, he accepted the prop
osition. The light was one of the most
bitter in the annals of this town. Mr.
Li race was and is a Catholic and a Demo
crat. The Republicans nominated William
D wd, president of the Bank of North
America find a Protestant, and the re
ligion of the two candidates became at
01 ce the live and leading issue in the
campaign. Protestants and Catholics
were arrived against each other in most
hostile fashion, and party- lines, while not
ol diterated or forgotten, were for the time
largely ignored. IMr. Crace triumphed
at the polls seen ring a majority of 3,000
o er his opponent. Xo subsequent mu
nicipal election has been won in Xew
Y vk by so narrow a margin, nor has
this city had a Republican mayor since
that time.
I.ove. Ovt-re;me All.
Mr. Grace is a pronounced Roman
Catholic, but he married a Protestant
girl. Mrs. Oram was born Gilchrist.
II ?r father was a Maine sea captain, and
he brought up his daughter in the strict
ess Baptist faith. Air. Grace w?s not
married until past bo lie was born in
1-32 and married in 1857 or IShs Hw
ttcaJii-3 acquainted with Captain Gil-
WILLI P.. GfiACE.
Christ in Luna. South America, and it
wis not until be saw this Yankee ship
master's Yankee daughter that he turned
his t Ik-nghts toward marriage.
Of course 1 he question of religion earno
up, but as the young lady was as much
in love as the young man it was decided
that faith should not .separate timn.
Tiieir married life has been ideal. Each
hi.s retained the original church con
nection, but the children are Cut hoi ic.
It was agreed that the question of faith
si ot:ld be itev i led by the children tin m
eelves, and they have all followed their
father. Of the 11 born to Mr. and Mrs.
Grace but six are now living. (one
daughter is widowed; Joseph, the oldest
living son, is in his senior year at Colum
bia, college and will probably one day be
t';:e head of the commercial business now
Conducted by his father; Richard is pre
paring for college, i-.iid the others are still
st lall.
A Chum Wifa His CUitiiren.
In his home and among his children
Mr. Grace is a boy grown gray. To his
beys hi- is like an elder brother. AVith
his girls he is ; chum to whom they can
go with all tle-ir troubles and i-rplexi-t'-es,
no iiMlt-r how seemingly trivial,
sere of us careful consideration as if the
matter were an important question in
politics or bu-he ss. With them all he
hi s his fio.ics, Kiid when a home enter
tainment is to be got up he enters into
th e airaapfan'ii's with all the ardor of
the m. -t yutitiitnl. taking quit e a act
ive a part; in home masquerades or the
atricals or coma rts as any of the fumiy.
Yet for this boyish, fun loving, sympa
thetic f i'h'-rthe junior Graces have a
LlGSt Ueoided respect.
Though his home ruler - is conducted
v.nth a velvet hand, it is none the --..s
thorough. Among the lessons that have
been ehVctivi Iy impressed, upon tiie c.dl
dren of t his family is the va-kie of money.
Toeir father is so well to do in this
world's goods hu is said to be five times
a millio'iaire) that tht-3 are denied noth
ing that will conduce to their comfort
ci thtir happ-iu'-ss, but they have been
well taught tl.e folly of extravagance
and that p.irsimiuiionsiic-'s is as much to
be avoided as uu luo lavishue-ss in ex
penditure. Mr. Grace has two homes one at
Great Xetk, 17. Y,, and the other at the
corner of Seventy-ninth street and Lex
ir gtoa avenue, near Central park, in
Xew York city. He is especially fond
cf his country place. The residence was
built- fully a certury ago, but has been
added to ami remodeled so many times
since then that it would scarcely be rec
c gnized now by its original owner. It
is surrounded by large grounds on which
& vast amount of time and money and
though; have been laid out. the result
tieing a complete triumph of the laud
6( ape gardener's art. Attached is a large
and well cultivated farm, and to the tine
herd of Jerteys which he has got togeth
er he is so devoted that their care may
properly be said to be his fad, if he has
cue outside of his business and politics.
rUr. Grace's Winter Home.
Mr. Grace's winter home in Xew York
is a handsome mansion for which he
p tid lou.(.ou. His stable cost $:;0.('-00.
6-1.1. there ue Iteeps the choicest of hi.s 0
blooded horses during the cold season.
Llr. Grace 1 hi in self an accomplished
J ' A A' . . -
horseman. Although Mr. and Mrs.
Grace do 1 ot belong to that ultra fash
ionable set of New Yorkers wiio are
called by the grace of McAllister toe
Four Hundred, they are prominent mem
bers of society, and their homo is every
winter the scene of many "functions'' of
note. Yet they are not at all escltisive
in the offe isive sense of the term. One
need not be rich nor noted to secure the
friendship of Mrs. Grace. Much time
and attention are devoted by Mrs. Grace
to practical charity.
Iu business Mr. Grace i3 systematic
and, as he expresses it, "without senti
ment." The conduct of a commercial
enterprise, he holds, must be absolutely
old blooded in order to insure success.
The house of William R. Grace & Co.
invariably declines to subscribe to any
charitable object, no matter how deserv
ing, for its head maintains "this house
is in business, not charity." But with
William R. Grace the man it is quite
another matter. The subscription that
may be turned away by the concern may
receive the signature of W. R. Grace set
opposite figures representing a very sub
stantial sum. A great proportion of the
money he gives jjasses through the chari
table organizations of the Roman Catho
lic church, notably the St. Vincent da
Paul society, of which he is an officer.
Ilis Public Services.
Mr. Grace's services as a public oflicial
have been confined to his incumbency
of the majnralty for two terms. His
second term began in ISS'd. when he ran
as the anti-Tammany Democratic candi
date against 11 ugh Grant. Tammany, and
Fred Gibbs, Republican, bis majority
being 12,000. But he has been active in
politics ever since his entry into the field
in ISt'O, and readers of the newspapers
have not T rgotren the fact that be headed
the "antismipper" movement in the
spring of 1 e'J2. which resulted in the de
feat, for the time at least, of David B.
Hill's aspirations for the presidency, and
no doubt contributed materially to Mr.
Cleveland's success.
For some reason, which Mr. Grace
professes rot to understand, he is not at
j resent persona grata to the administra
tion. Ilis qualities ai an organizer in
politics, as in business, are of the highest
order, and his friends predict that his
movement ngainst Tammany will be a
potent fact or next fall, Mr. ti race, bi.ing
by birth an Irishman, is naturally great
ly interest -d in the home rule movtment
nral has in times past contributed liber
ally to its cause.
In person Mr. Grace is slightly below
the medium height. He has the round
and sturdy build of a man in excellent
health. lie wears a mustache und .goatee,
which are furniiig gray. In bis carriage
he is erect. Ilis eyes have all the tla-di
and fire of youth, and when he talks his
words are well chostn and direct. He is
a good lighter and possesses tlios. e quali
ties whieh make determined enemies as
well as devoied friends. lie wears a Xo.
7j hat. I. D. Ms R.si-iALiu.
A CHAMPION HUNTER.
It Was lettcr for Ducks Thau the 15( st
lie trie ver.
S pre: it: 1 'crrteioiidencol
Xoyac, N. Y,, Dee. 2s A week or two
fince I hat pened to be at Xoyac, which
is on the Little Peconio bay, and dr j .ped
in on some old friends, who kindly in
vited me to remain for the kind of old
fashioned hirst class dinner peculiar to
this dear old out of the way place.
"I notice, Sam, that the wild ducks
are pretty plentiful already," I said after
I had seattd myself.
"Do you call them thick?" replied Sam
wit h a smile. "Why. there a re not enough
yf t to make it worth while going out.
There are j ust enough for sportsmen who
like to knock around for their health all
day. But down here we don't notice
them until we can gather them iu las
kets." "How in the world do you manage
thr.tr"
"Well," replied Sam, who is the cham
pion duck hunter of Xoyac. "that can
only be done when the ducks are very
thick. I have seen them so thick that
they were standing on the shore thrt e
deep in layers. When they are as thick
as this, we go out at night and fire a
gun off, and then the bucks get panic
stricken and tly in every zigzag way you
can think of. Of course t hey bunk into
each ot ii-'-r r.e.d 1 ots of them fill to th..
ground dead.. Then we send ih--boy out
early in the morning wii.li a basket, and
he gathers them like mushrooms."
I sa w the champion hunter was on his
favorite su bject, so sail nothing to turn
his thoughts into a did.eret;t chaum -1.
"But ili-j hunting is not win.,: it used
to bo who.? I was a boy," ivso me 1 ti.e
runner as he stroked his mustache and
smiled in childish lee. "for I go Lack
before breechloaders. Why. at one time
the rabbits were so thick around here
that they would come into the kitcla n
and fail asleep in the rocking chair. You
mvi-r saw such tame rabbits. They
would go into the hennery, and the little
chickens would crawl under thou to get
warm. Why, they w. re so tame that I
have often sttpp-U on th mi in the dark
when going out for a pail of water. But
I'll never forget poor old J. Henry Cae
sar." "Who was he?" I asked.
"My trained snapping turtle. I had
him trained to catch wild ducks when I
didn't feel well enough to go out."
"How in the world did the turtle ever
catch the ducks?"' I asked, sorely puz
zled at so absurd a thing.
"Why, very simply," replied Sam,
with a smile of pleasure at my puzzled
air. "I simply took old J. Henry Cavar
down to the bay and. shouted 'Ducks'.'
just as you shout 'Rats!' to a dog, and J.
Henry would get under water and keep
still. Pretty soon a wild duck would
come alon g and sit peaceful and quiet
like on the water, and while it was lock
ing a rout d enjoying itself J. Henry
Cit-sar would rise, without making any
fuss or noise, and gra'o that duck by the
leg and haul it under till it was drowned,
and then fetch it up to the house just
Like a retriever." Just then Sam ex
cused himself to tell a book agent that
he didn't want anything, and I finished
my dinner in peace.
R. K. Ilti-.iui'naoi
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jT jzl, 25 23 J
Ladies' $10.00 Light Capes, will be.
Ladies' $10.00 Dark Capes, will be. .
oSS Ladies' 13.50 Beaver
Ladies' 815 Jackets, in Jiprjit and dark
materials, handsomest styles, will be 810. IS
Ladies' very stylish Umbrella Skirt
Jackets, were 822.50, will bo 1 . 5
iSM
Ladies finest quality
were co, will be
IMenhs 87 Overcoats, will be
.Men's 810 and 812 Overcoats, will be. .
Men's 813.50 and 815 Overcoats, will be
Ladics' G0c White Merino Vests, and
Pants, will be I2c
Gent's 50c Grey Mixed Shirts and Draw
ers, will be ; :;)c
Men's I leaviest Cotton Flannel Drawers,
05c kind, will, be "'.)('
Boys' Grey Mixed Underwear, 45c kind,
will be 3fr
Men's 81.25 Camels Hair Underwear,
Will be grC
Ladies' Fancy Back Cashmere Mittens,
25c kind, w il 1 be 1 5c
Ileavv Ail Silk Mittens, fancy knit back,
were 81.25, will be . t)lC
Boys' rleeee lined, extra heavy. Bibbed
Seamless Hose, 25c quality, will be. . . . 1 Sc
Ladies' Seamless Fleece Lined Hose, 25c
quality, will be lKe
And so on through entire lines of cold weath"r
goods, all at clean cut prices to pave the way
for invoicing.
Grd-
. ' ot onlv aie t Ii
the !s iu ill
sriieniid -on i i t its n
tin li-itit of lliewe
v77U3i hWdiaf imJWT relr zl
A Liistinq- Memorial.
"You are proiug to erect a monument
to your father's memory, I suppose?"'
said a frieed of a deceased Xew York
millionaire to on of bis sons.
"Oh, no. Monuments crumble and
decay and are forgotten. We are going
to do S'liuetiiing tint I will keep his mem
ory alive much longer.
"What's 1 hut."
"We are going to fight in the courts
for his property." Texas Sittings.
Too Much l-.ot liusiiisrii.
Struggling Pastor I never saw such
enthnsiasm as Ihere is about our next
church entertainment to raise money for
my salary. When 1 called for rw-rsorn
to sell tic'ious. t iie whole congregation
arose and tone forward.
W die V s. at the last entertainment
mo.-.; who r-odd Tickets were let in free.
Puoi.
I;.'l!-t i vt Iy Speaking.
"Why d o you speak so cross to that
servant o, i id? She seems to be a nice
girl." said a vi.a ing iriend to Mrs. Port
ly pompous of Fif ili avt nue.
"i have lo 1-e severe with Iter in order
to k -'-p her in her place. Sae is a rela
tive ci" mine," r- plh u Mrs. Poiupoud
with dignity. Texas Sittings.
It's all the same, a slight cold, con
gested lungs or a severe cough. One
Minute Cough Cure banishes them.
J. K. Jones.
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-rear Carcu ar at
11 n
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Jackets, will be. . . !).!;
Leaver Jackets,
1.
4 - I
8 L'J5
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10.1)5
liiices .-1 v attrstiivt'. lull
iiiv .1 : i-1 ii ' 1 1 -4 i "-t II I i
loi- late liui'rs. Aliu gel
j'"f reiluefiinM.
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DO YOU GET YOUR PAPZW?
Complaint, looking to a remedy, Ii in
vited from any subscriber who doe,, u .,
receive the Joi kNai. eaeh evenim' t'-ii-larly,
ami not later than six odo k.
Skinner is closing out his surk -f
sluies. Mu-t bo closed our this HiOt:..
Children's and mmi's working si.o.-- i ...
low cost.
Amor C.i f-cam a n il rji
112 West 7th. Telephone hO.
Not one minute elapses I m!w i the
taking of me Minute Cough Cin e and
relief. Why shouldn't pe.-pie lake On
Minute Cough Cure? 'J'hcv .dm d !.
'1 h.w do. J. X. Jom -s.
Our kitchen being on floor above : s
ing room you cot no unplea-ant o i i"
from same, tit v hit'ier ik (Jo.
Genuine Quaker home made br-a i 1;
Sold at " cents per ..;if; lha wiihu, o
sold at u loaves for iu ceres is not v.
j-ou want, s-.si-i-.ii A: t . t.
Wanted the people of Topona m -di
at 71 i Kansas tive., and get om-of i(
folding I .at Ii tiihs. They mu-t he r'e.o .- i
out at once, regardless of cost, t ad.
Little ve r"t abb- health j rod a.-. r-; In
Witt's Little Bariy ilorft cure neb oh-- -disorders
and reguboe tiie sio.-o e-a i
howii-;, whicii prevents heaoaeae t
diziness. J- dom-o
f 200 to 1 000 t..i loan. Benedict A- '-1.
The best i 1 Welted Shoo at Form in -,
isioa:
p-;
Saturday, Januar: 6,
we will beg;ln our an
nual Huslin Under
wear Sale.
Look over your pres-
supply and learn
your wants. 1 h en
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J. J. V - w' W M. JLT JL s J "
j Saturdav, January 6.
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