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STATE JOURNAL, TUESDAY EVENrXG, TAXTTAKY 2, 1S1M.
roil little Wlk& W O M EM A3 Q U E" E 3. I'.aaylesuvai ln'P.. ! The story cf tc vs t rim World's fair iunu away ba'4.. Up in the south- i est corner of th g illery in the liberal Arts section of Manvibctuics building j tLo University of I'".m-y,rinia s'.iowed j vv-hat it is doing with :ts excavation : Cnud. Among tl e cnricts relics of the chl civilizati t ot Buhyloni.-i it showed a case filled v-'it'i cast ; c f fnrniy look- j ing animals thtt bear a remote but j wiv tly d t ?i i t. g ah h aid resemblance, to carni, goat , horses f.uil dogs. Tiie.se j little f'gures are rerprodui tiona of piectes Vf pottery found at Nipy ir by thd exea- Thsy Would Hay c:o'iblet if '1 hjr Were Mr-kd lMwa. "Women is queer, ain't they solilo quized the cicrk with the sa-- ?t beard. '"Queer?" repeated the ac-v r-aau. "I should say so. Why, the la.-,t jot I had I caught six shoplifters in one day. " He of the red beard looked a scorn ful look. "That ain't what I reecn'ho said, 'I was talking1 about their ways." "So was I," put in the new one. "Now look here, I'il but vou be f 3re. m -f-'r-. ili .aU ip - " S ' ---b -.I 3 ever J. OU e:n al e -a did y c u'd Is mornitiij ami s-eys, tabl-iCC tilS bwn f r o ra iih; ti", jr ad it d... t as or fo-ar did cation expedition cf the university. S me cf t hem bear tho dates ;J00, OuO and sOO B. C. All of thorn were un doubtedly 1 1-t .ys litde dwellers in the old cities cf t he hanj h'.y Babylonian king treasared oecttr.ri ?s ago. A m:m on l;or-b id:, a littlo tab! ?, one 1. g of which time he u spirited away ; a dog surrounded by a litter of puppies, a dromedary that is a leaily wonderful reproduction nod a rt-in are some of tha be't of the toy:-. That which possesses the greatest im.erest, however, is a doll aboat -I i m da h-j.g. lbs was admira bly laodelt il Ly the ci ,i-vr, who made it out of bone in tho.-e faraway day -. before the urc ams of the rulers of old worked in a big1 store don't know anvtbiag human nature, 'cause if ' sell more goods, see? rl h a woman comes up to me picking- up oae of those that's all gone now: " 'What's this marked t " 'Marked down from a: am," says 1, and she threw if it burned her. Three the same thing; so, say s 1 to ntvseli "Me boy, you're here to sel: iroc.es, not to be honest So when the nevtoue comes along' and asks the same old question, I was rea iy for her. " 'Ninety-eight cents, ma'am." - ays I, 'and marked down from a dollar ninety-eight, less than La if price. ' "Six women made a jimp for them, and tkey almost pi: lied them to oicees. There were eitrht cozen cloths oa the table. Where are thee liow. ha? Gone, every last one. Gone let cakes. I'm astadeut, I aiu a sti of human nature. U) out b street and get a cart lo id co o0ble stones, rub 'em up with a rar. pile 'em on a table, call 'em paperweights, nineteen cents, marked Iowa ; ro rm ninety-one cents. hat'll be t'.io con sequence.' Yoa'il se J t b women stajrijering- home with tliem wrapped up in pink paper." 1 'N ." i -v ' Mi"-- ; - i -' ,r , 'TTrtTrTT' y fy rr ty r rjh'i r j . r r ?"t5 r ' T y ruUiiUHi run' Pill f!C VW- lli j tii . I 31 h I b I 1 1 ILl ICiiibiiltiC Ai ii ESTABLISHED 1875, FOKMEKLT . TopeSa Foiindr If J I ?:.Tnp.hina VlnrH ESTABLISHED 1B60. II. Ii. GOFRAN, Proprietor. fcl iianufacturer of steam engines, mill :iAcni:;i: SHAFTING, PULLEYS, GEARINGrf, FITTINGS, ETC. .inngnmmTO i n f f cuixn Jin gnu unuriiif r; r; : MR. VANDERBILT'S NEW RESIDENCE, frhe.mcst costly ever built. It occupies a full block on Upper Fifth avenue, New York City, and represents an investment cf 7,000,000. A P o Ir e r "Matinee. 4,:,'y wife," said the tall, light haired aian, "ran across a new idea this morn ai. It's rather rood too." Then he produced a swell looking card an which was thin: "Mrs. John Black re quests your company at a poKer "man- no t lent the nee in room 12J,4-!S6, the Flexin-ton, THE CUNNIMG c H i r j e s ib ilu; il vnri.st .ios were troubled bv visions o the isevv world. It hps a jirctty face, with clear, wetl marked features, and itn body has 11: are to rcc oiranend it from au anatoniical point cf view than those of the modem china dolls. Tho moft w .ndeifal this'g about this Baby Ionia a dob he -w ever, is the fact that in ilu .-e C ays when it had arms it lost tlifiu lcnif ':l;i. poor thin;? they were inovahi and attcched to its body by joints. There is not hirz new under tho niu. The- worl 1 has known that fact for ct r.tnri-'J-. It mar be impressed anew ci the tuind cf some Eii:eteenth century maid, though, dicn she learns that 2, 1 UO years a.o lictl- Babylonian riris had j-.anred bj" Is just as good, per laops ev ii a little be'ttr than hers, to play wlih. C'hicagj 'ribraie. tj"et a Good rtargraia i is OitJ D. V. IJurnett is th. J own ei- of a piece of land on the American river, near Salmon Falls. T:;e rber bed. there, for loO or )') yards, ha I never been mined. Some Chinese node him an oti'er to lease this land tor iainin:r purposes for two yea rs. tff jar g t pay him S 1 . for the use thereof. T his was declined. The C roro-se wjre per sistent, though, -nd, after hu rt.r:nj for a while, -Mr. Burnett tol i tleoo they could have the land for t le tone stated for SI 50. ore-half to be o lio in advance and the oalanee at the e mi of the year. The offer was aec?pted, anil Mr. Burnett was con jrati : la tin hi.n.-.el f on his bargain, and eo ii lered the ST 3 to have come into bis pos-a-ssioa c-asily. He was not long- in ebaajiog his mind. As soon as tae :c;of wi.s signed the Chine-e bc-a n t force of ebrhteen or employed by theiii. A built snd a wheel and o Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 15 o'clock. Limit, 23 cents." "My wife," added the man, "got this today by mail, and came to me at orjco for a 'stake.' She didn't get it. I read her a lecture on the evils of gambling which made her cry. I pictured to her that a. C" cent limit game in which a lot of inexperienced women are mixed up is likely to involve a heavy financial crash before the same is over. Then I scowled and asked her how it hapipened the in vitation came to her. She said a friend heal played in a matinee held last week and didn't lose moie than or 1. The friend -had insisted that Mrs. Blank didn't play ru;k;:, and it was a cut and drii u scheme to have ail tho women in j the matinee s-e.t get some pointer?, p-o to j tin? next pt rb .rmanee, and if necessary 1 expose the m. tkods of Mrs. Blank. i 'The matinees," concluded the man, i "I have found cut. have been going on j for some time. Mrs. E'ank, it seems, is j i, Xew Yorker and is not young. She j hits formed au extensive acqmuntanee in j sor.th side s well sets, and the 'poker j mat!C"3 is ntr invention. feue lias one a week, but I know one little woman who wili not go into her o cent limit game." Chicago Tribune. or 1 1. A tirsntv men were ;ua was n.iratie "So me i h ir?cr Crttcr." "Hero cem-'s old rihiion," cried Ben Davis as ho and his whoolaiutes met au aged o.-oe..r, who. hiving no horse, was obliged to dtl:"er the groceries s in' lie's about a" " Let's ;:ri v laughed Bob cf tho be.ias ; .'If. "The old f' llew Is carrying a bag of beans somewhere, " crif d Fred Brown. "Look, look, ) has spilled half of thorn, and they are all getti ig a good wetting in the in -w. Ila, h i, what fun! Do s -o the- eld T'oin trv tj pick thcta up! blind as u mole too." tho "oar another shake, " M.-mjs "and t-tt tho rest -fiviil"" "Oh, is-, " -ried Sar. imie Beers. "Let do something bettor than that. Let ran and help liim p ck up tho bean Ila isn't to blmaj for being old an l ib. 1. " "Course b-j isn't,"' tvio-i Ben. "Who fail ho wash' "aS'ohcdy," answered Fred, "but, I eaj-, let 'a Ltdp hiia load up that bag i. . on. Ti a the boys told the grocer what they meant to do. T zey Logan their task at onn and in a few jrdnntf-s had returned the creator part ct the beaii3 tio t.hji b-.g. -Exckan 5. put up there, the cost not over S-ioO or :-.'.0. Aboat three days a;t mored that the mine S 1,500 a day. An inve closed the fact that the sent away ..10f) wort i . a week after the y bee an oral tho'.isand dollar.-.' was also dispo-ed r i anl handed over to o: e merchants there. tie w nit h wut r it w;. s 'as prod in tig"a t i' "t i r ! i n r uea to--os list u -f di t -vi-hin work. Suv wr r t t f d a st in (tin Co w n jf the C.oiese A N I C E (i A Tvl E. The tittle Hoy .'.is ii t ;, cllief 1 .- ' I ' -Oi s l it. A young physician is eng very estimable voune lajv a f ''I.e to p.-: y '.s pis evelooe."; not i e--rl y ' -.-.; i -ret ore r ep'ue w hi os to m of tho ; a h V V .zs: 4 w " : ; ,. There was a t- ir.ali r-rs a, as I've heard te't, fed cn ta.iy a.ad drir.k from a weil. Vhrn ihe di; vn Lot arl the sua ro.-e lush, The tally hue. rueited, i.r.d tt e well ran dry. Cemsj ti t erasaleta. Plisce chairs in i. low, one less than the. number of persejis, with one turned one way, the e ther in the opposite di rection, xfave s-'ii e c no play a march, snd the party will forai in line and 'march around the chairs. When the music ceasi s, all tiy to get a chair the person left is ca t. This goes on till there are but two psrsons, a cnair being removed cj. ch tirm, so there is but one chfdf h?ft. When tho music ceases, the pcison nnf..rtan&te enough not to got is h& to tell Shie woiuaay a story. rnitted to visit lier three ti no The mother of tae yoiuor lie sessed of a very stronjlv d sense of propriety aioi d oes lieve in familiarity, pattkoib incr before marriag-e. h- arranged to hive her litth with her on these visitin. keep guard over the cecorv young couple in the drawiur room while she attended to her 1 ou-ehold duties. Now, it hap lenerl durinc these visits that inamtaa d-; speak to her c'augl ter and the room abruptly. She ,vas to see her seat"! on the pt lap with both arms twine 1 a neck, whiles her nerd ee.o was about the room with b s eve One tVoman's Ktperience. Mrs. H. A. Williams, says The "Wom an's Tribune, makes her boast that she has voted in Wyoming, "Washington, Utah, Oregon and Colorado and Las vot ed for every oflicer in state and i ration. Although now a resident of Colorado, she loves Wyoming, for it was there she cast her vote: for president. She was la.-t year a resident in Arizona, but took up her residence in Wyoming, where she had before lived and voted, and remained there six meatus to have the privilege of voting for president. Mrs, Williams has had a unique and interesting experience years ago in fruit less prospecting in ioining regions with her lac baud , until they- had sp ait the lad; coot, eat en the last siico of bacai m.d heel eume to the last charge of blast ing powder. Encouraging her husband for one more eitorr, she held tho drill visile he struck the blow tor The inser tion of the powder. Returning from their hiding to see Ihe effect of the explosion, they found tho good silver ore scattered all "about. Sl-e helped her husband to gather and market tho ore, and taeir for tune was made. Mrs. Williams is now a widow, but at tends to her own bmhiess affairs and her mini rig interetts. Kh owns among eith er istock one-i'otirtli interest in the coe brabd Zo.oi mine. Her name appears in eeipuratiou papers, but the identity of her sex is cov-red up like so many oth rs by tho use of initials only. Mrs. Wil liams has a brig! .t son. a college graduate and a rombkig orator. A Yonnt; Genius. Mary Ilughitt Ilalliday, a Cairo (Ills.) girl, ediuated at Vassar and Packer, has been elected president of the Wom an's Art Club of Sculptors and Paint ers in Paris. She was for two years the pupil of William M. Chase of New York, ai.d einco she went to Paris .she has been thrice honored by the art au thorities there, twice by special men tion and once with a bronze medal for work doae. She has been in Paris only a year and is still very young. Those who are most familiar with her work", and especially those who have served as her masters, gravely suspect this young American girl of possessing gen ius. New York Advertiser. Princess and lnc!wss. Many arc the busybodies who would have us believe that strained relations exist between the Princess of Wah s and the Duchess cf York, but those who are acquainted with tho daily life of their royal highnesses tell me that the Piiu ccss of Wales finds hoi' dar.ghrer-in-l.-iw ti most charming companion, mid that they spend t'ne greater part of each day together, and that the even :miahiity andgocd spirits of tho duelmss have proved very benrhehd to our much loved princess, who. although sadd"iied when the time of year brings in collec tions of her groat loss, is nevertheless her bright, charming self again. Lon don tie itlewornan. ftft r " fi'gT tin"'!'? y ft ti fFtjjifii fft ? w y TTyj ' GEO. R. TIT! I T" O. A. 1IDI 'i IFinlhl f7fnd-r- j V Ner Hack. Jilu l , Ir-i1-"' y f i f0 IT 1 kQ Q ilBsoojTELY Pore. uT'lli'::' ! i. -V ; I f r - t - ") 5,g:- 4 f r v , : - ! s..i i i i- y "j Vgi w s i ii u 813 KANSAS AVEIIUi ir you wish to bay or rent a first class new or eecoud-iiH.n l PiA.iO or upon the mum i avokable TK. rms, call upon us. We have secured the services of a first class piano pomsiti-.k a tol iu and are X-'repared to repolish all kinds of musical iiistruiaeats, lura.t.u.-e, . REPnlRINu SOLICITED. A Plucky Wife. When Congressin an .1 ebnson of North Dakota received his firs t nomination, be doubted whither ho could accept it on acs-onnt of tho nrnom.t ot work to - o e 1 i Vj u O done on his l.OOO acre farm. Mi Johnson came to tin: entire charge of tho rescue, assumed -state- during his electiono ri ( dueg an 1 wat rii: the stoe'k herst If. When there was an extra s ess ion of congress last summer, she directed the haying and I he harvest ing cooked for all cared for the live change. the farmhands, stock herself. and -III X- lUKECTOTtS: A. W. Knowles. A. Wnslibinii. J. It. fi!!vau, A. KeriOi." r.j, e Hale, Willis .Norton, T. F. ICoUiers, Li. VV. ISe.ns, 11. K. lejw.ey. L k&J 2. V tJ U il 11 U il i ill f- U J 1 1 " ' . 4. . . Capital Stools S 7 5,0 GO. Incorporated l?iHT. Pays four por ceat. interest on savinu-; deposits. Ho .rs lu to 4. Monday wi .i eveiniiii.s to 6 o'cUek.. A. W. KNOWI.F.S, PiiKirFN-r. A. WAshiil'kN'. Vick I'lutainajiT. L,. ti. WJjL, TMKASCKKlt. Sfiaici'rt Oidy Voman lnwjer. Mat ueia y Palido of Madi id is the only sciuan lawyer in Spain. J lor por trait, which i''pro.M'id. s her as a remark ably handsome young woman, oeeupii d a -onsoicnons place in the Spani -h : hihrt iti the Woman's led! bog at tie World's fair. N ar by was ii.-r spi'eial ermit to practice in tin Spanish court -o Not fir away there was the prnso-d se-oro of an oi era, aecojjijiauied by thc photograph of the girl oiiupjsi-r, Lou isa Ca sage-mas, lo years cud. R. D. INGERSOLL & C Have removed their IxiMuess to let K.isl S';t!i aoanae ie-re ta.-y wii takiii-r and t in i .a ! :u am .iimiii-, WE HAVE FIRST CLASS LADY AND GENTLEMEN CM HALT' We hui the 1'Uie-a and 1.,-Mevt. CI: ur aao-eenia M. a-eii. ia t c it . a nd e is e: "-a ' ia v aria a i,;a I. Ilcv. I. I. I ii person, tmlja oer. I 7 Jlast - i t ii A '1 i- i e ! It ei on e cf ore! t) r e -e t amad! 1 y sieiaris ui t h 's Aixl "Old l ather Time" Wept. Captain Bassx-tt, "Old Father Time." is he has come to be called from his grav and his custom of turning back Could iive the Y It. At a largo reception givtoi not long since Mrs. .lulia Ward How- woro th. well known badge of the Phi Kapa Beta, society. "Mrs. Howe." who" spared a yemng girl a 5 she act j ted that vcnerai'le la dy's cordial handshake, "can you give the Phi Kappa Beta grip?" "No, my dear. ' replied tho other wo man, "bait I con Id givo the Phi Kappa Beta yell if 1 dared'." New York Recorder. P. Tit. .?. IK. V.'et hei cll'H Aradriny of i l-aiioip!yr- i." ,!ackt(!i ! t, t-r. ri il ii ii i u ST, will ojipn Hljiilay evrnii;, Oct. M. r or teriiiM. ii:lnrfs loill. A.t .. !-.-, f B Ara'li'Biy. IlaSl for re.it lor par- Monday cvoJiis. (" lie? or Isiilis. coiumenriit: 'J'uftdHv i t for i i ! :i r-w ill ojm-m Octolicr 1-1 III, at :t i. i-. tha fin t -, : a 1 1 - le youug man s nanc- bandaged with tl kerch lef. "Doctor!" the ar.gr y woman claimed, "what does this mem?" Hot before the en. b arrasso 1 cou; could reply her nep lew Ensio rd. "Why, auatie, he's, teaching me play blind man's ju -2. hicu't y think it's nice? hands of the- senate clock be 1 ad ioumment of the Eenate a, scvei'e shock at the recent session. The playful pastime of turning the handset" the clock may be ahand Inuri Lee's flress. A well known firm cf fashion pattern ore each - manufacturers has latedy lxncg.it from received ' -Ii-"' Laura Lee, the young Boston ;irt- i-t, ner ttestgn tor a rvierm (ife-s lor women. Miss Lee, who has an attract ive personality, frequently wears this ack eed of l.v- Ti e veu,-rsPb Hssisrarif d oor, ecoeT- io ' Costume Oil the Street. It Consists the future. Senator Mills regards this i velvet trousers, artistically cut coat and custom as revolutionary, and he so des- ! waistcoat. It remains to be seen, how if,noftl it when the senate was in or- i ever, whether other women are willing to c u Two Day or tho Briok of ta?atfc. i At Pusterthol, in A astr ia-H i ngary, j recently, a young woman about 14 j years of age, w hile Hscending i raouti- ; tain, suddenlv -dipped an d ro 1 d d- n a piecipice till stooped by the bourh j of a tree. In her fall she s.voowd. j On recovering conscious less, she sa.v that the tree was scarcely a yard from j the precipice. From loss of blood the girl was so weak that she could rot free herself, and in this perilous po- i sition she remained f or two cays a:id two nights, Atlentii her ct ies were heard by a shepherd boy in ti e moun tains above, and the half read g.rl was hauled to a place of sa 'ety. cutive session just prior to adjourn ment. The hands of the clock were within a minute of the hour of adjourn ment when Captain Bas&ett meandered in, and with the stick which he employs for this purpose turned the hand back six minutes. He had hardly completed the perform ance when Senator Mills arose to his feet and in a shcrt speech denounced this practice as being fraught with great danger to the legality of senate proceed ing to follow this fashion.- Boston Globe. Afflicted, bat Knerijet ic. Helen Keller, tho little blind and deaf girl who has been attracting great at tention lately, is endeavoring to estab lish a free library ia Tuseumbia, Ala., whei e she was born. She has written a lor g letter on the typewriter in advo cacy of the project to a fiiend in Bos ton, and several charitably disposed per sons in that city have cont ributed books He said the day might cme when ! and money for the purpose. inona CIA' iUlOUl bill jUuhi'iAL 1 ! ' t 1 i u. ! " ::- Cif i UK o a is, c so i ;. '.. IVr na-' e u ?.-1 ni 5 t f v ' relCr oor - ; tiai litcril j -ii-2i. I'rmtitil ft Sver t-:ti sin- (! - I ; it a -. n l . i ""' , r- i .. . ch f i . : .t" a j.t. -m '.p. the seriate would be humiliated before the whole country by having the validity oi i L ? ii ccee eiieas oues.ioiieti iuuu.i ing in such child'a play The 8wi?,s tTui v ersi 1 i es. At the five Swiss universities 275 wo- It is said tlv,t ' meu matriculated, and IV. 2 who had i tho venerable Basaett went out into the corridor and wept. Boston Herald. Not Me. !i. An old man and woman stood ntar i eiuite smgu tho big gilt state e of the Republic in the court of honor, and the Boston woman heard the prairie si , ter ask her husband ia an a wed trine. "Do you suppose that figure is jolid gold?" And he answered with ui -a 5.0 a 1 io.e su periority. "No, of course cot Why, if it was solid gold it woul i have e 1st "S )1 1 Mr. Lionel Decde, in an account of the marriage customs of the Matabelo, men tions one feature which is, we believe, glOO.lK'M. I don't s.appcsc more than a foot i x. The husband does not buy- his wife and, although there is a suggestion c f a memory of mc.rriage by capture in the details of courting and in the avoidance of the piarents-in-law, she would aj-pf-ar to remain htr father's property. When children are born, the father has to buy them of his father-in-law, ct, failing this, they revert to the mother's faxail v . Know ledge. been examin,vl were admitted to the lec tures last term. Of all these only five studied law, the rest belonging to the medical and philosophical school. Among th matriculated students Vi-i came from Russia and IS were Americans. Huw Japanese See Vs. Mme. Fatcno, wife of the new min ister to the United States, says : "I like Am -sri can dress, all exemit th; corset. id work clone by the Peerless. hut I find it extremely i tilt to grow accustomed to it. In Japanese attire it is easy to sit on the floor, but one can not do so gracefully or comfortably in American clothing. ' ' Washington Letter. Ycu I1110T7 Tiio story of AIJ.TIITJK I.IA.SSE1T, 11 U H 13 THE T T I, "P M 1 M J. A I 1 IX-. .Niae-y j peoph- a-e ; ia pr.e.o-: ''V S'i i l 1. .be 1. t !..-;,- at, , !!. n ' 1 Tie-y -xp-- ia'O'ei.'eC s, got ia t!.e their lav-paper. CAPllV f i I A 1 , ' V 1 ft i-.T-fH F O ' ' "' T i 213 VJEST FIFTH ST., rt.,ri.or. 4 TOPEKA, KANSAS. Horses vr:fh diseased feet sldlfally treated rrtvcK and road slioeius; a tpeciaiiy. O'-st'ft Cad t :er tec. Cut ciaee- 011 a.i ' ..;u a aa 'e Grant's ,i.T-:.'V O.i.l a Cejne iu a ad see me d J ml u OO Coal or Woe;!. i I '.T .I'M I.