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The Topeka state journal. [volume] (Topeka, Kansas) 1892-1980, April 03, 1894, NIGHT EDITION, Image 4

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Topcka, H.ansaaV .
cure the leased wire ser ice of the Associated
Press: controls exclujivey for Topeka the lull
Day Service of this great organization for the
Cwliectiflo of news. A te.egrauh opeiator La the
BtaTe Joi'bnai. offlee is employed for the soie
purpose of taking mis reoort. which comes con
tinuously frora 1:M . in", till 4:OJ p. m (wUa
bulletins o? important news up to 6 p. m.) over
a wir running into this oftioe and used only for
the day Associated Press business between tn
Lours HlHTe named.
tihe .siatk JotrRSTAi. is the only paper in
Kansati rece.Ting Uie FuilLy Associated Press
lie port.
i.jJ'-Tlio Statb JotrRSAL has a regvilar aver
ie Daily Loca. Circulation La Tope of mora
Ihaa ail other Capital City liiia torn
bineii, aad lJoabl. Ihac of Its prlnol pl
ompxtttor a very creditable nioruuig news
paper iVMerober of the American Newspaper
I'ul'lisliers' Association.
trrhe Statb Jot;r4.i, Press Room la
equ.pped with a LigrKnin Web Perfectlnc
Pruning press the tianUsomesc and fs grass
piece 01 priming machinery in Uie slau.
Weather Indications.
Washington. April 3. Forecast till 8"
p. m. Wednesday: For Kansas Fair
"Wednesday; northerly winds; cooler
Wednesday morning.
It is worthy of note that Coxey's army
doubled on All Fool'a dav.
Poor Governor Peonoyer. Nobody
haa touched off a war in Oregon.
A few April "showers," each one last
ing two or three days, more or less,
wouldn't come amiss.
The tariff debate has begun; and the
senate will proceed at once to make it
eelf as wearying as the Brazilian war.
It there were more Gould families, ac
tresses might all have something to look
forward to.
The number of 'war" governors rap
idly increases. Proud Kansans should
remember that Kansas as usual, led off
in this business.
Governor Waits makes hia exit R.
U. E. while Governor Tillman enters L.
U. E. There's always a governor ready
to occupy the board.
Congress is very busy deciding on the
catching of seals in Behring sea. Mean
while 15j,000 starving men are preparing
to march on Washington.
Hair quite long and a clean shaven
countenance is the mode for society men
in the near future says an eastern paper;
and a long hot summer before us.
All tramps have to do now to secure
plenty of food and f:ee railroad trans
portation is to organize themselves into
armies and select a general. This is
what we're coming to.
The tenth novel within a year has been
written in England kicking against the
regulations which prevent women from
exercising greater freedom. This one is
called "the Yellow Aster."
Six hundred men in CoL Breckin
ridge's district have petitioned him to
make the race for congress. Kentucky
stomachs of the copper-lined kind can
accommodate almost anything.
Coxet has as muca right to take a gang
of lobbyists to V ashington if they be
have themselves, as the sugar trust; and
Coxey's lobbyists are probably less dan
gerous to the liberties of the people.
Topeka is one of the few cities which
showed increased bank clearings last
week. This means times are not so hard
here as at other places. The wolf that
we hear eo much about seems to be most
ly at some other man's door.
If the lawmaking powers do not ac
complish needed reforms said Carlyle,
the reforms "will do themselves in a way
that will please nobody." It looks, very
much, in this country, as if they were
beginning to "do themselves."
Mrs. Jcdoe Hock, of Hutchinson,
writes a letter regai ding the candidacy
of Ed. Iloch for governor, in which she
says: "Let us seize the opportunity to
elevate a man to the position of gover
nor of Kansas, who will help to hasten
the coming of a new and better era in
politics, which he foreshadows in his
letter, who will honor Kansas as her gov
ernor, and whom it will be a delight to
honor, as a man of exalted nature, in
whose keeping every interest of the
state would be safely guarded." '
Mb. Cleveland's manly veto simply
means that the country will not take any
backward step in financial policy while
he ia president. Hia act is courageous
and his reasoning U convincing. He
waited long enough to avoid the captious
criticism that he hid not given proper
consideration to the question, but when
the veto came it came strong. Mr.
Cleveland will be heartily abused in some
quarters, particularly in his own party,
but he has done a great service to the
people and again demonstrated to Europe
that it must take a hand in the restora
tion of silver. Topeka Capital.
The above ia an editorial from the To
peka Capital. The Topeka Capital is
supporting Charlie Curtis for congress.
Mr. Curtis voted for the free coinage of
silver 16 to 1. Thtt is Kansas Republi
can consistency. Wichita Beacon.
No, this is not Kansas Republican con
sistency. The Beacon merely mistakes
the Topeka morning sheet for a Repub
lican newspaper.
The Republican editors of Osage
county organized an editorial association
last week.
A dentist from Kansas City has just
located in Fairview and will devote him
self to filling long felt wants.
. Farmers near Sedan are all going to
plant big-cob corn this year so that the
pipe factory can start up again.
W. C.Spangler. '83, of Lawrence, has
been selected to deliver the masters ora
tion at the state university at commence
ment. Oskaloosa society ia all stirred up over
the report that a Lawrence girl is com
ing there to teach, skirt dancing and high
The editor of he Kingman Journal
believes in attempting great thing3. He
is trying to move and break of smoking
at the same time.
Miami county ha9 109 Bchool houses
and furnishes employment to 135 teach
ers. This does not "include those who
have private classes.
When the K. U. boys got oil the train
at Wellington, they gave the college yell
quite lustily, and everybody began to
hunt the cyclone cellars.
The issues in the election at Emporia
are really so serious that if a man vote
against a certain candidate it will be a
ballot for "falsehood and wrong."
The women of Girard are determined
to know whom they vote for at the city
election and so they got together and
practised voting Australian ballots.
In a spelling contest between the citi
zens and the teachers of Beloit, the
teachers were easily defeated, making
137 mistakes to 116 for the citizens.
The officers at Council Grove go to
Dwight to arrest crap shooters, and the
Courier forgets its Populism long enough
to BUgsrest that they patronize home in
One Hiawatha woman likes the World
so well that she goes to the office to bor
row the bound files; A great many like
It so well that they use it on the pantry
shelves and will be putting it under the
carpets pretty soon.
All winter long the elecutionary tal
ents of the students in the college at
Sterling slumbered and slept but now
when the windows have to be left open
and everybody in town i3 disturbed, a
class has been formed.
Susan Miller, it is said, conducts wholly
without assistance one of the most pros
perous farms in Barton county. She is
of splendid stature, standing over six
leet in height, and so doesn i nave to get
up in the manger to put the bits in the
horses' mouths.
President Hoch and Secretary Sheldon
X.ttue tin Seventh, Annual Call.
President Ei W. Hoch of the Kansas
Republican league has issued the follow
ing call for the seventh annual meeting
of the league, which is to be held ia To
peka Thursday, April 5:
To the members of the Kansas EepubTican
League and Republican Clubs of Kansas.
A year ago the "great victory" of re
form with a big R was consummated in
state and nation. The people wanted
"a change" and they got it. Xo mistake
was made about that. Smokeless furnaces
in countless numbers, millions of idle
workmen, business paralysis everywhere,
demoralization at home and disgrace
abroad, a great majority in cjnsrress
unable to get a quorum, old soldiers
trembling every time they go to the
postoffice, all these things attest the
fact that they people of this nation got
what they wanted for a change. In the
state the "change" is equally well at
tested. Two state officials convicted of
crime in the courts, two permitted to
resign in disgrace, an attempt made to
oust a fifth, serious charges made by
that one against tbe head of this great
"reform," a sixth bounced, others awful
uneasy, the state institutions mismanaged,
revolution attempted, civil war almost
inaugurated, the courts and the law de
lied, anarchy in high places all theje
things, the record of a single year of
Reform with a big R, attest the change
iu tnis state. But the people have had
enough of this terrible experiment. The
result in this state last year, and the re
sult in Ohio, in Iowa, in Pennsylvania,
and everywhere else where elections
have been held within the past six
months, attest the fact that another
change is wanted.
The good work in this league in the
campaign last year is recognized by all.
Let it be more efficient in the greater
battle of 1891.
The annual convention of the Kansas
Republican league will be held in Repre
sentative hall, Topeka, on Thursday,
April, 5. It is hoped that there will be a
great gathering of the members of Re
publican leagues abd clubs at that time.
Come for counsel, come for inspira i ,
come to kindle the tires of eniuusiaiii.,
come for business.
The business of the convention will be
to elect officers for the ensuing year, to
elect thirty-eight delegates to represent
the next national convention of the Re
publican leagues of the United States,
which will be held iu Denver, Colo., June
26, 1894; and to transact such other busi
ness aa may come before the meeting.
Each Republican club in this state is
entitled to be represented in this con
vention. by its president who is ex-officio
a delegate, and three delegates.
Every Republican club in the state,
whether connected with the leairue r not,
is entitled to send delegates. The names
of the delegates should be sent to the sec
retary of the state league, at Topeka on
or before April 3, to facilitate the making
op of the roll.
The railroads will sell tickets at re
duced rates, one and one-third fare, or
better. Every person buying a ticket
must get a receipt from the ticket agent
where he buys his ticket, or he cannot
avail himself of the reduction. The cer
tificate must be presented to the secreta
ry, C M. Sheldon, and hia signature ob
tained or it will be uf no value
Prominent members of the party from
other states and many of our own orators
will be present, and the celebrated "Mo
docs" of Topeka will furnish the music.
The executive committe requests that
every Republican organization in the
state send delegates, and that every Re
publican county committee be called to
gether for that purpose; that every Re
publican newspaper in the state give this
call such publicity aa it merits; that
every Republican in the state will con
stitute himself a committee oT one to see
that every Republican organization in his
vicinity ia represented.
E. W. Hoch, President.
C M. Sheldon, Secretary.
Topeka, Aiarch. 13, 1692.
Bis Ideas on America. Religion and British.
Politics. ' , t , . .
Special Correspondence-! -
New York, March 29. Among my
caller the day before he returned to Eng
land was the famous editor and writer,
W. T. Steady who has recently stirred
up Chicago as he did London several
years ago. H8 ia a friend and fellow la
borer of mine in the investigation of
occult phenomena a man who in spite
cf certain eccentricities of mind and
habit ia sincere and conscientious in
whatever he undertakes.
Aa a journalist of wide experience
and culture Mr. Stead refused to recog
nize any breach of courtesy to a guest in
my anxiety to have him furnish a fe
thoughts for publication. As the daily
newspapers have devoted considerable
space to his social and economio views,
1 felt that a few remarks on certain
other subjects which the reformer sel
dom discusses in publio would prove of
peculiar interest.
After announcingimpatiently that he
had but a few minutes to stay Mr. Stead
talked most interestingly on a variety
of topics for over an hour,, his remarks
being frequently punctuated by the
statement, I must prepare to sail at
daybreak tomorrow for England.."
"What peculiarity of American life
impressed you most?" I asked.
"Your methods cf municipal govern
ment," was the reply. "I like the
American people much better than theii
institutions. Even your system of na
tional government is complex and un
wieldy a result of too great a subdi
vision of responsibility. The will of the
people is but slowly ' executed, and it
but seldom receives accurate or timely
expression. The government of your
large citie3 is disgraceful, extravagant
and in most cases corrupt. In Chicago
especially are these conditions rampant
My forthcoming book on that great city
will contain some revelations which,
I trust, will shock not only her own
good people, but those of other American
Cities, into a cultivation of civic pride. "
Desiring to draw out the gifted editor
upon a fresher and more cheerful topic,
I asked:
"Have you made any observations
concerning the progress of spiritualism'
in this country?"
"Not to a very great extent My orig
inal purpose in coming to America was
to eee the World's fair, and I arrived in
Chicago the very day it closed. I then
concluded to remain and view the city
for perhaps two or three weeks, and I
left only last week after a stay of four
months. I have managed, however, to
visit a few of your more prominent spir
itual mediums and to attend some meet
ings. I find that this movement has at
tained enormous proportions in this coun
try. Iu Boston, where I was yesterday, I
found almost everybody ta be a spiritu
alist, though the present imperfect de
velopment of this truth has given rise
to numerous phases or factiong at the
Hub, as elsewhere. As you know, I am
a Congregationalist, and as such I am
astonished to find the chasm which ex
ists here between church Christians and
spiritualists. To my mind spiritualism
means practical Christianity plus a
few scientific proofs of some Christian
tenets, which are now held merely on
faith. My father was a Congregational
preacher, and my brother is now pas
tor of a church o that denomination in'
England. But I am tbe only one of my
family who is a believer in spiritualism
as a science. In fact, my immediate con
nections, especially my wife, are bitter
ly opposed to the movement and have
no sympathy with my researches. - Yet
ere long I hope to see them change their
-views. ;
"Do you believe in reincarnation as
taught Ay the theosophists?"
"I do. I firmly believe that when
Christ said, 'You must be born again.'
he meant it literally. "
At this point Mr. Stead looked nerv
ously at his watch, and he seemed about
to protest against my trespassing upon
his time, when I changed the subject by
"What do yoa think of the change in
the British premiership and its bearing
on the future of the house of lords?"
"The Earl of Rosebery, " he replied,
"is a personal friend of mine, and I
don't think his attitude toward the up
per house will differ materially from
that of his predecessor, the Grand Old
Man. He will not advocate the abolition
of the chamber, but rather its reforma
tion." "How can he reform heredity?" I
"Well," said Mr. Stead, with a star
tled laugh, "perhaps the heredity prin
ciple will be curtailed, if not reformed
out of existence. At any rate, Irish
home rule has nothing to fear from the
resignation of Mr. Gladstone. "
"Is it true that American capital has
been secured to float your proposed Lon
don newspaper?"
,rNa That project haa been indefi
nitely postponed. "
Although Mr. Stead was by this time
at the door, with his hat and coat on,
my feminine curiosity was not yet grati
fied, and to my last question he replied:
"I shall be back in America again
next autumn, when I may have mare to
say and more time to say it "
Coukxess Korbaxeow. .
Some of the Attractions to Visitors of One
' of tbe Most Ancient and Romantic of Eu
ropean Capitals -Tbe General Scope of
tbe Fair.
Spain seems to be reasserting herself
and trying to push forward once more
into the front rank of nations. There is
no good reason why she might not revive
some measure of her ancient glory if
only she would permit the spirit of prog
ress that formerly animated her people
to reassert itself. That spirit i3 by no
means dead, but merely hampered by
the thralls of an outgrown philosophy,
and recent years have brought forth'
many signs that the bonds were being
burst asunder. There has never been
any doubt of Spain's ambition, but her
methods were antiquated and 6low, and
she lost her pre-eminence in the commer
cial ana scientific worlds as one of her
own old diligence drivers might in a
competition with a steam railroad.
No more encouraging sign of her awak
ening could be given than is seen in the
grand international exposition now in
progress in Madrid and which is to re-
entrance to exposition ecildino.
main open until Oct. 31. a month more
than the haJt year usually devoted to
world's fairs. The building in which it
is held is known as the Palace of Arts,
Manufactures and Dependencies and is
a stately edifice of magnificent propor
tions, well adapted to the purpose and
worthy of a place among the grand archi
tectural piles of the historic city, with
which its more modern. 6tyle of construc
tion forms a pleasing contrast.
The exposition of course is not so ex
tensive in it3 scope as many of the
world's fairs of the past decade or tw o,
nor as an exposition does it appeal so
powerfully to people of distant countries
and different speech. But within its
limitations it is abundantly illustrative
of the world's progress and certainly sets
forth in unprecedented array the history,
wealth and- material prosperity of the
Iberian peninsula and its various depend
encies. Upon Spaniards its influence
must be broadening and entirely benefi
cial, and while by visitors- from else
where it may be considered as merely in
eidental to a general survey of the scenic,
antiquarian and artistic riches of old
Spain even for them it tnusWontain epit
omes of rare knowledge not otherwise
to be obtained.
In accordance with the usual custom
in monarchical countries, her majesty
the queen regent ia the patron of the
exposition, and hia excellency Field
Marshal Jovellar has been named first
honorary president. The presidents are
his excellency Alexandro Pidal, presi
dent of the chamber of deputies, Ma
drid, and his excellency Juan Navarro
Reverter, member qf the cortes and com
missioner of Spain to the Paris Universal
exposition of 1889.
These officers are assisted by 48 mem
bers and honorary members of commit
tees representing Spain and the rest of
Europe. To these have been added the
lord mayor of London and the mayors of
Edinburgh. Glasgow, Vienna, Rome,
Christiania,' Turin, Bordeaux, Venice,
Geneva, Genoa, Cologne, Dresden, Zurich
and Rotterdam. Why New York and
Chicago were not included in this list is
past finding out. It looks as if our very
cordial friends the Princess Eulalie and
the Duke of Veragua had already for
gotten their vows of , undying constancy,
for they surely might have had the list
amended in our favor.
The Madrid exposition is Spain's third
large exhibition within a r.eriod of seven
years. In 18S7 the old Pncenician city
of Cadiz had one that was honored by
the attendance of royalty and represent
atives of royalty from abroad, includ
ing his royal highness the Duke of Ed
inburgh and his 6taff. The second ex
position was held, in Barcelona, one of
the most modern spirited, enterprising
and -progressive cities in Spain and one
cf her largest manufacturing centers.
Spain has a peculiar attractiveness for
Americans, the majority of whom are
better acquainted with her romantic hisr
tory than with that of any other foreign
nation except England. Madrid par
ticularly has been the terminating point
cf many a sentimental journey in the
day dreams of American youths who
have surrendered themselves to the
witchery of Washington Irving's magic
pen, and it is likely that a great many of
them may now be encouraged to under
take in fact the trip they have so often
made in fancy.
The journey is not near so arduous and
expensive as it was in Irving's time, and
even tti those days American visitors al
ways felt themselves amply repaid for
the toil and privations cf primitive
methods of traveling. Nowadays the
traveler can go by an express train from
Paris to Madrid by way of Irun in 28
hours. If he should happen to be in
London, hie journey will be only 10 hours
longer, for that is now the recognized
time between the English and French
capitals. It need not be a very costly
journey either, as the expenditures can
easily be suited to the modest purse by
purchasing a second or third class rail
way ticket. An English traveler of ex
perience once remarked that only lords
and fools traveled first class, and shrewd
Americans will qertainly forego the
honor of being classed with either sort of
nobility if economy is necessary.
You see them
(Their sales attest their popularity.
Catalogue free at our agencies,
maued tor two a-cent stamps.
Boston, New York, Chicago, Hartford.
Hardware, Implements. Stovas and
Oar Kan Brigadier General Telegraphs
Cong:ra:nat.on. to Columbia, S. C.
Brigadier General W. H. Sears of the
Kansas National Guard, has forwarded
the following telegram to Governor Till
man of South Carulina:
"The honor and perpetuity of the Na
tional Guard of the country demand that
rebellion be made odious. Hope you
will immediately disband all disloyal
National Guard companies, and organize
new ones and compel obedience Mo the
laws. I congratulate you on your firm
stand. v W. H. Sears',
N "Brig. Gen. K. N. G."
General Sears has undertaken to make
out of the Kansa3 militia good soldiers
who will even obey the orders of their
political enemies if their enemies are in
command, and he says: "The military
board has already arranged for
a school of this character at
Fort Leavenworth, to be held next
summer, under the direction and super
vision of Colonel E. F. Townsend, com
mandant of the post The commissioned
officers of the Kansas National guard,
about 125 in number, will be sent to this
school or Camp of Observation and
School of Instruction, as it will be called,
for a period of ten days or two weeks in
each year. They will take their rations
at the Regular Army Officers' club and
be in close and constant contact with the
brightest West Pointers in the nation.
They will witness the daily drills and
ceremonies, and become familiar with
regular army life. Further, they will be
drilled and instructed in their duties by
army officers and each day attend lec
tures delivered by Colonel Townsend
and other able officers of the army, upon
important military topics."
Governor Wails Admires the South Car
olina Governor's Actions.
Denver, April "3. Governor Waite
expresses great admiration for Governor
Tulman oi soutn Carolina, ae saia to
day: "I met him at the bimetallic conven
tion in St. Louis, and I was much im-
rjressed with his strength of character.
It ia my impression that if anybody can
enforce that law down there, which is
all the governor is trying to do, Tillman
is just the man to do it
"You see he is placed in- much the
same position that I am. The aristocra
cy of South Carolina ia against him and
the people are with - him. There is this
difference, his soldiers have refused to
obey him and ours have not But I
think he will enforce the law if it can be
done by anybody.
For Over Fifty Yesri
Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Syrup has
been used for teething. It soothes, softens
the gums, allays pain, cures colic. Best
remedy for diarrhoea. 25 cents, a bottle
Rock Island Koute.
Lowest rates everywhere.
Citt Office, 601 Kansas ave.
Kirk Patrick's shoe store has been
moved to 733 Kansas ave.
. Krk patrick a shoe store
moved to 733 Kansas ave.
haa been
Try the Topeka Steam Laundu.
aper I
H Largest Stoci
H and Greatest Yariaty.
E Prices as low as the p
lowest. -
FIrat-cla Paper Usurers E
5 employed. r3
720 Kas. Ave. rr-
W yandott Loan and Trnst Co. Sned.
Kansas Citt, April 3. The New York
Life Insurance company has begun fore
closure proceedings against the Wyan
dotte Loan & Trust company and has
served notice on the officers here that on
the 9th of April at I opeka, it would ask
Judge Riner for the appointment of a
receiver for the company.
Good work done by the Peerless.
HaLu u a t
Ill: '
Wall P

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