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10 CENTS A WEEIC NIGHT EDITION. TOPEKA, KANSAS, THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL, 12, 1894- TWENTY-SECOND YEAR.
THEY GOTA TRAIN.
Kelly's Command Seizes a Union
At Eransfon, Wyoming, and is
.Now Speeding Eastward.
WAS 31 EAST F0RTJIE3I.
Train Provided by the
With Intention That the Indus
trials Shonld Have It.
Omaha; April 12. A special to he
Bee from Evanston, Wyo., says: -s.t
midnight last night, General Kelly's
army of the commonweal which had en
camped on the plain of Utah eight
miles out of Ogden quickly broke camp
and captured a Union Pacific freight
train made up of box cars en route to the
General Kelly at once assumed com
mand of the. train full of footsore and
weary crusaders. The engineer and lire
man obeyed orders as issued by the com
mmandaut as they had instructions
to do from Superietendent Bancroft
of the Mountain division- Should
one of the trains on his divis
ion be captured by the industrial legion.
The capture was totally unexpected, al
though Superintendent Bancroft had
predicted that such a movement would
very likely take place on the part of
General Kelly and his henchmen.
The march from Ogden was full of
incident and excitement to the hundreds
of men who composed the army. There
were plenty of stragglers, men weak
from the want of food, men with rheu
matism, pneumonia and the countless
ills that follow in the wake of starvation
In Bold Bandit Style.
' "When Uintah was reached the army
decided to go into camp for the night
but pickets were put out and when a
freight train came along it was held up
in regular "bold bandit" style, the train
men showing little disposition to ques
tion the right o"the men to take charge
of the train. Camp was at once
broken and the men climbed on board
the cars and several of the most trusted
of Kelly's lieutenants took places in the
cab of the engine, fearful of treachery
on the part of the engineer and fireman.
The army remained at the depot here
about twenty minutes while engines were
being changed and then proceeded
eastward. They stopped a few miles
east of town and prepared break
fast. The citizens of tiis place
had baked extra quantities of bread
intending to feed them hre; but as they
had one . or two carloads of provisions
with them, they would not wait to par
take of the city's hospitality.
, They Are Intelligent Hen.
There are very many good looking, in
telligent, men ampn them, and they are
all well, behaved. They appear to be
under excellent discipline. The Ameri
can eagle floated from the open doors of
many cars, and one of their banners bore
the picture of a Chinaman with a pole
and baskets slung on his shoulder and
the words "Mellican man must go."
As the train pulled out one ione mu
sician among them played on the bugle,
arching through Georgia."
There has been no violence of any
kind, and all is as orderly as a Sunday
The army ought to reach Cheyenne
tomorrow night, barring mishaps and the
side-tracking of the train, which will undoubtedly-be
attempted on the part of
the railroad company.
All to Be Vaccinated.
Omaha. April 12. The Omaha board
of health today made arrangements to
quarantine Gen. Kelly's army outside the
city and vaccinate every man. Several
cases of smallpox have been brought to
Omaha by tramps in the last few days.
May Go Through Topeka.
Cheyenne, Wyo., April 12. Gov. Os
borne says no effort will be made by the
. Etate authorities of Wyoming to interfere
with the industrial army while it does
not violate any law. The train bearing the
army will not stop within the limits of
any town and provisions contributed will
be sent to sidings between stations. It is
undecided whether to send the army
when leaving here east through Nebras
ka, or south through Colorado.
Gen. Storey a Cheyenne saloon keeper
issued a general order today assuming
command of the Wyoming division of
the industrial army and' calls for re
cruits. FEARFUL WEATHER AT SEA
The Sterm Ha, floiie Kxact'y In the Direc
tion of steHmship Houtei.
New York, April 12. The heavy
northeast, gale which has prevailed all
along the coast for the past thirty, six
hours moderated somewhat this morning,
although a fresh northeast breeze is still
blowing and a heavy Bea running out--ide.
, Incoming steamers report terrible
weather out Bide. The White Star liner
Majestic and the Croft from Dundee re
port a fearful sea on. They were obli
ged to lay-to outside the light ship all
night, not daring to run up to the bar
owing to the heavy sea and thick weath
er. "The storm," said Weather Forecaster
Dunn today has gone out to sea and is
traveling directly west in the line of the
ocean steamship routes.
One and two one tenths inches is
the total fall of rain, sleet and snow here
during the storm.
. The Imperial Clnb Case.
' The case of the city against Ferdinand
Durien and Joseph Schutter, proprietors
of the Imperial club, at 70S Kansas ave
nue, who were arrested on the 6th inst.,
was disposed of last evening. Schutter
was discharged and Durieri was given a
line of $100 whish he paid.
DON'T OBEY THE LAW.
State IIne Intpactor Gallagrhar After tbe
!oml MlniBf Companies.
State Mine Inspector Gallagher visited
the office of the attorney-general today
and held a consultation with reference
to the Weekly Payment law enacted by
the last legislature
There is dissatisfaction among the
miners iu the southeastern part of the
state. This time the trouble is about
payment of wags. The companies have
paid their men monthly and the men are
anxious to know whether the law of 1S93
can be made effective.
The state mine inspector says that a
demand would have been made before
this, had not the men been afraid that
they would lose their places if the en
forcement of the law was demanded.
The men are under contract with the
companies but the attorney-general says
that such contracts cannot affect the
weekly payment law as a section pro
vides that all contracts conflicting with
the law are void.
The law is very strict, but no criminal
action can be taken. It provides for a
penalty of 5 per cent per month on all
wages unpaid after the Friday following
the week upon which they are due. It
also provides that the corporatitns must
pay the cost of prosecuting the case.
The attorney-general has not given an
opinion in the case but he will undoubt
edly uphold the law. Mr. Gallagher left
today to visit western mines.
LATE STATE HOUSE NEWS.
Doings at the Stte Houe This After
noon, Told In Brief.
Hon. George I. Clark, of the attorney
general's office, has gone to Wichita to
attend the Masonic school of instruction.
Mr. Clark is the Grand Master for them,
and will attend the school today and to
morrow. Noah Allen is a visitor at the board of
railroad commissioners. He says the
Gulf & Interstate railway now has three
mileaof road built, and furty men are at
work constructing about a mile and a
half a day.
The board of railroad commissioners
did not go to Anthony to hear the appli
cation of citizens for the restoration of
train service' on the Missouri Pacific.
The railroad, through its attorney, made
an agreement in the afternoon to
restore the passenger train before the
JOHN J. INGALLS SUED.
A Long Line of Sensational Litigation Is
Atchison, Kans., April 12. Suit was
filed in the district court today against
R. M. Manley, David Auld, John J. In
galis and E. G. Armsby for the recovery
of $3,200, which invites a long line of
The suit comes out of the failure of the
Kansas Trust aud Banking company a
year ago, in which the grossest fraud has
lately been discovered. Other suits of a
similar nature will be filed at once. The
allegations of the petitioners are highly
The Oklahoma Presbytery Has a BigKow
Beaded by a Missionary.
Gcthrie, Ok., April 12. The session
of the Oklahoma presbytery was dis
graced today by the high handed action
of a clique of new comers to the terri
tory. At least that is what the old min
isters and their followers say about it.
The "clique" is described as late semi
narians and it is claimed that, headed by
a synodical missionarj', who was selected
by fraud, they Voted old ministers out of
their pulpits and recommended personal
friends and proteges not yet graduated
from the seminaries in their places.
The church members are highly in
dignant and a split in many churches in
the territory will doubtless take place.
BRECKINRIDGE WILL RUN.
Doesn't Seem to lliink His Character
Too Bad For n Congrossmiiu.
Frankfort, Ky., April 12. A letter
to a personal friend iu this city was re
ceived from Col. Breckinridge yesterday.
He states positively that he will make
the race for congress at all hazards.
The following extract from the letter
will show the tenor of the epistle : "I see
from statements going around the rural
papers that in the event of adverse ver
dict I would withdraw from the race for
congress. I am in this congressional
race to the bitter end. I am uot going
to be on the defensive but am going to
make an aggressive tight."
WOMEN TALK IT0VER.
The Pollard-lirerklnridfe Case Discussed
by Popallsi Woman's Club.
At the meeting of the Woman's Pro
gressive club at 3:3J yesterday afternoon
the Pollard-Breckinridge affair was dis
cussed at some length. It was the gen
eral sentimeut of most of those present
that this was another proof that Equal
Suffrage is the most important issue now
before the women of this country.
They thought that if woman had the
same opportunities as man to earn au
honest living she would not be compelled
to sacrifice herself as in the Pollard
Be Became Insane in Prison and Will
Be Let Out.
The governor today pardoned L.T.
Stephenson of Independence.
Stephenson is one of the Kansas pio
neers, and has been a prominent citizen
of Montgomery conuty, having held
various county otfices.
He was convicted two years ago of
stealing cattle and sentenced to two
years and a half In the penitentiary,,
where he has been confined until a short
time ago, when he became insane and
was removed to the asylum in this city.
Robert Lincoln at Portland.
Portland, Ore., April 12. Gen. John
M. Schofield, U. S. A., Robert Lincoln,
Geo. M. Pullman and party, arrived here
from San Francisco. The party drove
about the city and left for Puget Sound.
They will return here tonight and go
east over the Union Pacific
Mayor Harrison went to Kansas City
last night on legal business.
Coxey's Army in the Midst of
They Passed a Hard Night Amid
IT IS A LITTLE BAXD
Numbering1 Now Scarcely More
Thousands to Join It When It
Chalk Hill, Pa., April 12. The army
of the commonweal had not regained its
accustomed sprightliness when the
bugle was sounded in the old colonial
stage house that brought the men slowly
from their beds.
Although 9 o'clock was the hour set
for the march to be resumed the men
were sfow to move, not being sufficiently
in harmony with the movement to con
sider with cheerfulness the leaving of
such warm and comfortable quarters for
a plodding through the snow of a dozen
The noon stop was at Somerfield and
the camp tonight will be at Petersburg,
probably in a commodious barn. If the
men have to spend the night in the thin
tent, there will be a revolt. Friday the
army will cross the line into Maryland.
The marching army numbers about 225
men. With those who wero mounted or
riding in the wagons, this would bring
the total strength of the command up to
about two hundred and sixty. It is quite
safe to say that Coxey does not want any
larger force than this behind him in
crossing the mountains. His scheme is
to get over the range, and somewhere in
the vicinity of the capital, and then re
cruit a large force. He hopes to draw to
his remarkable banners thousands of idle
men from New York, Philadelphia, Bal
timore and other large cities.
TBE PHILADELPHIA ARMY.
Christopher Col umbus Jones Was to Hate
Had l,SOO Rut Get Two.
Philadelphia, April 12. Promptly
at the appointed time today Christopher
Columbus Jones, division marshal of
Coxey's commonweal army, and three
recruits, started on their march to join
the main body of the commonweal at
Kockville, Md., a small town about fifteen
miles from Washington. Marshal Jones
came forth from his headquarters at 1312
Filbert street followed by about a dozen
He paused on the pavement a few
moments and then shouted: "March."
The first person to make a move was a
six footer, bearing a badly faded United
States flag; the others followed in a mo
ment. The cold . drizzling rain had a
dampening effect on their ardor and all
but two decided, to desert the army.
These desertions had no apparent effect
on Christopher Columbus Jones.
With a small tent wrapped in a shawl
strap in one hand and a map of the route
to be traversed in the other, the marshal
and his faithful secretary C. T. McKee,
Wm. Phillips and the big flag bearer,
followed by three or four hooting men
and boys turned into Market street
and were soon fairly on their dreary
march. The army will travel but five
miles today. Their first stop will be
Darby, a small town on the outskirts of
this city. Marshal Jones has made great
preparations for his army in Darby.
A large hall, the worshiping place of
the "Heavenly recruits," had been en
gaged for Jones' prospective 1,500 follow
ers, but the marshal now says his little
tent will afford ample shelter for the
army. Captain Clarke who was posed as
a dime museum freak, and a well known
character about town deserted last night
and aid de camp George Marshal did not
start with the army, but Marshal Jones
says he will join the ranks later in the
WILL GO THROUGH KANSAS
Oalveston & Great Northern Has the
Money for First Hundred Miles.
Denison, Tex., April 12. For the last
few days Capt. Ward Roemer, president
and chief engineer of the Galveston &
Great Northern railway has been in the
city conferring with the leading busi
ness men relative to locating the line of
the proposed road through Denison and
making this their headquarters.
A proposition was made this morning
which he accepted. Captain Roemer
was seen today by the Associated Press
representative. He said: "The new road
will run from Niobrara, Neb., south
through the grain fields of Nebraska
and Kansas, through Oklahoma and the
coal fields of the Indian Territory to
Denison; thence south to GaH-eston.
Associated with me are P. J. Dougherty,
New York; D. F. O'Kourke, Altoona,
Pa., and Judge Clark of Sterling, Kan.
"The capital stock is $18,000,000, and
we have the money to build the first
hundred miles of the road. We have
obtained charters in Nebraska, Kansas
and Oklahoma territory, and the road is
surveyed to the Canadian river."
AFFECTS lT. S. OFFICERS.
United States Marshals to Be Paid $4,000
Salary Instead of By Fees.
Washington, April 12. Representa
tive McRae of Arkansas, has introduced
-a bill in the house to regulate the com
pensation of marshals, attorneys and com
missioners of the United States. It fixes
the compensation of such officers at
$4,000 per annum, while the clerks of
court are to be paid by fees as now.
United States marshals are to receive
in addition the fees in civil cases brought
before them. A great saving, it is said,
will be accomplished by the bilL
The State Journal's Want and Mis
cellaneous columns reach each working
day in the week, more than twice as
many Topeka people as can be reached
through any other paper. This is a fact
TO FINE THEM S10.
Remarkable Attempt of the Democrats to
Force Republicans to Participate.
Washington, April 12. The Demo
cratic managers in the house today de
cided to take heroic measures to force
the Republicans to participate in the
proceedings. The committee on rules
consisting of Speaker Crisp, Messrs.
Outhwaite and Catchings (Democrats)
and Messrs. Reed and Burrows (Republi
can held a meeting just before" the
bouse convened and formulated a rule
to crush filibustering making the penalty
of failure to vote punisRable by a fine
of $10. .
The Republicans have cognizance of
the rule by which their hands were to be
tied before the meeting of the house.
Messrs. Reed and Burrows determined
to contest every such of the ground, and
a fierce parliamentary fight was immedi
Speaker Crisp, however, was in no
humor for trifling, and with a- strong
hand he swept aside all preliminaries
and forced the fight on the main issue.
As soon as the journal had been read
he recognized Mr. Catchings, from the
committee on rules, to present the report.
Mr. Reed vainly attemDted to interrupt
the reading for appeals for recognition
I on a point of order, but the speaker with
averteu head refused to listen to nun ana
Mr. Reed sat down.
The committee's report was then pre
sented. Beedon His Feet.
Mr. Reed was again on his feet when
the reading was completed, but the
speaker recognized Mr. Catchings to de
mand the previous question.
Then he turned to Mr. Reed, who said
he desired to raise a point of order.
"Does the chair recognize me?" asked
"The chair will hear the gentreman,"
replied the speaker.
"I am to understand then, that the
ohair recognizes me to make a point of
"The chair has recognized the gentle
man from Mississippi to demand the pre
vious question and pending that he will
hear the gentleman," retorted the speak
er. This did not suit Mr. Reed's purpose,
however. He wanted a definite asser
tion from the speaker that he was recog
nized in his own right.
While indulging in some delicate
fencing with, the speaker on this point,
the speaker seemingly lost patience, and
with a bang of the gravel stated the
question to be on the demand for the
Mr. Reed was left standing in the aisle
while the speaker took the rising vote.
Republicans Won't Vote.
The Republicans declined to vote and
when the speaker announced the result
19-0, Mr. Burrows made the point of no
The yeas and nays were demanded.
r' The Repubblicans were determined to
force the Democrats to produce a quorum
at every stage of the parliamentary
progress looking to the adoption of
the rule and when the roll was called
declined to vote Eleven of the Demo
crats refused to give the proposed rule
their approval aud voted against the de
mand for the previous question. These
eleven were as follows: Causey, Dela
ware; Coombs, Cummings, New York;
Geary, California; Geisenhainer, New
Jersey: Ktlgore, 'iexas; Maguire, Cali
fornia; McAleer, Pennsylvania; J'ayn
ter, Kentucky; Ryan, New York; War
ner, New York.
The Populists voted with the Demo
crats in favor of the demand.
The announcement of the vote 141 11
showed that the Democrats were 37 short
of a quorui.
On motion of Mr. Catchings a call of
the house was ordered.
By the Federal Grand Jury This Aft
ernoon. The federal grand jury this afternoon
made its first return to the court, sub
mitting the following indictments:
Michael Sullivan, larceny on Ft Leav
enworth military reservation; Theodore
Cohen, same; Michael Cohen, same;
Harry Harkins, assault at the Soldiers'
home: Thomas Bogeman, same; Thomas
Wood, counterfeiting; Grant Shurtliff,
same; George M. Haines, forging money
order; L. D. Bennett, using the mails to
Bennett and Sullivan went before
Judge Riner aud offered a plea of guilty,
but have not been sentenced yet
MUST COME TO IT.
Banker Lldderd ile of England Consents
to Attend a Silver Conference.
London, April 12. Mr. Balfour, Mr.
Lidderdale, formerly governor of the
Bank of England, Sir David Miller Bar
bour, and a number of others of equal
prominence have promised to attend an
international bi-metallie conference that
is to be held on May 2nd at the Mansion
house, the official residence of the lord
mayor of London.
FRANK DANIELS DEFEATED
Brecklnridgerjr Doesn't Prevent a Man
From Oettine His Salary.
Denver, April 12. Frank Daniels of
Little Puck fame has been defeated in a
suit brought for damages by Comedian
Harry Corson Clarke and $100 was
While the troupe was in Colorado,
Daniels found it impossible to sleep on
the cars and while walking about claims
to have discovered Clarke in a berth
belonging to one of the female members
of the troupe and immediately dis
charged both Clarke and the woman.
Clarke sued to recover two weeks' sal
THE DEATH RECORD.
Mrs. M. V. Hayward, aged 02 years,
died of consumption at the home of her
son-in-law, Mr. F. C. Wilkins, 513 East
Second street, last evening. The funeral
will epeur tomorrow afternoon at 2
o'clock from the late residence.
A. J. Martin, aged 63, died of pneu
monia last evening at 1335 North Harri
son street . He is an old resident of Sil
ver Lake. His wife died of pneumonia
on April 4 and it is supposed that the
shock hastened his death. The funeral
will occur tomorrow morning from the
PraRrie Home church, the interment be
ing in the cemetery at that place.
To the Effect That Judge
Of the Circuit Court Is to
Kesirn at Once.
JUDGE W. P. DOUTHITT
In That Event Agreed On as
But Judge Johnson Says He is
Not to Resign.
Captain J. B. Johnson, judge of the
Shawnee county circuit court and auditor
for the receivers of the Santa Fe, is soon
to resign his position as judge, according
to a story made public today.
Not only, as the story goes, is Judge
Johnson to retire from the bench of the
circuit court, but it is understood that
Governor Lewelling has agreed to ap
point Judge W. P. Douthitt to fill the
When this court was created Judge
Johnson was appointed its presiding
officer by Governor Humphrey, and two
years ago he was re-elected to that posit
ion by a handsome majority.
When Judge Johnson was appointed
to his present position aa master in
chancery in connection with the Santa
Fe receivership by Judge Henry Cald
well, of the United States court, there
was a rumor in circulation that it would
be necessary for him to retire
from the bench of the circuit
court, but he has thus far been able to
attend to duties of both positions as the
two positions do not conflict in any way.
It is understood that Judge Johnson's
business connection with the Santa Fe
receivership is growing to such propor
tions however that he is beginning to
feel hampered and rather than be over
burdened with responsibility may retire
from the bench of the circuit court
Judge W. P. Douthitt, who is spoken
of as Judge Johnson's successor, is a well
known member of the Topeka bar and
one of the large property owners of
Shawnee county. Two years ago he was
nominated for the office of judge of this
court on the Populist ticket and although
he was not elected, he ran ahead of the
ticket upon which his name appeared
before the people.
It is understood that Governor Lewell
ing who has been advised about this
matter has agreed to - appoint Judge
Douthitt in event of Judge Johnson's
When seen by a State Jocrkal report
er today Judge Johnson deniedthat he is to
resign, but admitted that ho had at one
time considered retiring from the bench
but that the protest of the members of
the bar had been such that he did not feel
at liberty to resign.
WON'T MARRY GOULD.
The. Engagement Between Him and
Odette Tvler Broken OO".
New York, April 12. The engage
ment between Mis3 Odette Tyler, the
actress, and Howard Gould, the son of
the famous financier, is reported to be
broken off. It is said that she will leave
this country for Europe next Wednesday
on the steamer New York.
Her friends say that the probable occa
sion for Miss Tyler breaking the engage
ment was that some person in Savannah
had been recently inquiring into the
history of Miss Tyler's antecedents.
Howard Gould was seen at the Wal
dorf hotel, and at first refused to speak
on the subject, until assured that it was
"Then," he said, "I might as well own
up. It is true that the engagement be
tween myself and Miss Tyler has been
"For what reason?"
"Is Miss Tyler in town?"
"I think not She has been suffering
from nervousness recently, and I beliew
that she is in New Jersey with friends."
. By a peculiar provision in Jay Gould'B
will" all of the children are prohibited
from marrying without the consent of
the family under pain of losing their
legacies. Howard Gould received $10,
000,000 from his father.
OPPOSED ANY CHANGE.
They Want It to Remain in Topeka.
Just before the adjournment of the
Topeka Presbytery a matter of lively
interest came up late yesterday afternoon
in connection with the discovery' tht
certain parties were making an effort to
abolish the Topeka headquarters of the
Presbyterian Board of Publications, and
remove the agency to Sr. Louis. A
strong resolution was passed showing
that the Presbytery was satisfied with
the headquarters here and strenously
objected to any change.
TRY TO SAVE MCKANE.
Bis Counsel Think They Find Another
New York, April 12. For the second
time within a few weeks Judge Lacombe
in the United States circuit court denied
a motion for a writ of habeas corpus in
behalf of John Y. McKane.
McKane's counsel held it unlawful for
any state to detain in prison a person con
victed of a , felony- short of a capital
offense, whose case has been appealed to
a higher court. The case will be taken
to the United States supreme court.
Postmaster at Kaasas City. ..
Washington, April 12. Among the
nominations sent to the senate today by
the president, is: Homer Reed postmas
ter at Kansas City, Mo.
Itonarum Trial Collapses.
Omaha, April 12. The. Bonacum trial
collapsed by refusal of the archbishop to
hear evidence. An appeal was taken to
SatollL - .
C. H. Osbun was appointed postmaster
at Ft. Scott today. ;
LOTS OF TOPEKA SPOUTS
Come Before Judjre llazen Who .lets hi
a Sort of lteferee.
Judge Hazen and the district jury are
today acting as the final referees in a
cock fight, which occurred at Henry
Lodge's livery barn in North 'lopeka on
the night before last Thanksgivings.
Lawyers S. B. Isenhart and J. G.
Waters represent the two sides of the
case before the court, and are the legal
backers of William Karr, who claims
Vincent Kaczynski as stpke holder should
have turned the money on the principal
fight of the evening over to him instead
of to Ed Hossfeld.
Karr had bet Hossfeld $25 and the
money was placed in the hands of Yin
When on the witness stand Karr said:
"We put up our money and I expected
to win the fight and told all the fellows
that they couldn't do me any worse
than divide the money. The referee de
cided the fight against me and his
decision was unsatisfactory to the crowd
and most everybody who had been bet
ting on that fight declared their bets oil.
I said I had won the fight, but they said
they would stand by the decision of the
referee. Kaczynski refused to turn the
money over to me, saying that the referee
had decided the fight according to the
rules. The next day I went to llossfeld'a
store and claimed the fight in the pres
ence of Bill George and Harry Lyman."
D. II. Ct nklin, David Elder, Frank
Grief and Philip Myers, who had at
tended the fight, were all on the witness
stand aud they 6aid the fight was not
decided satisfactory to the crowd aud
caused a big row.
Ed Hossfeld, Vincent Kaczynski and
Bill Duffy, the hack driver, were the
witnesses on the other side.
Mr. Kaczynski said he believed the
referee had decided the tight according
to the rules and told Karr that if he
would write to the editor of the New
York Clipper he would learn that the
referee had decided the fight all right.
Ed. Hossfeld said: "I won the light
all right enough. There was some
trouble about the decision, but it was be
cause those fellows did not understand
the rules. Nobody that knows the rules,
Hackdriver Bill Duffy said: "I was at
the fight, I thought the decision was all
right. I had some money up on the light
and it was decided in my favor."
This case was tried first before Judtre
Chesney.who gave Karr a verdict for $2.,
and Hossfeld appealed the case to the
district court N. B. Newton, a horse
man was the referee, who decided this
BLAMES ALL ON MADELINE.
Mr. Hu tterworlli Suys llrecklnriilgu
"Crouched Helpless at Ur leal.',
Washington, April 12. Major lien.
Butterworth had the floor again whiti
the Pollard-Breckinridge case was re
When noon came Mr. Butterworth wu
working up to the coining of Madeline
Pollard coming to Washington. Then
Mr. Butterworth portrayed the oppor
tunities to elevate herself here iu Wash
ington, which Miss Pollard had be lore
her if she had only been minded to em
brace them, how she should have slirunis.
from continuing a life of shame with n
man with a wife and family.
Mr. Butterworth argued that a verdict
against his client in this case would be
only a tlagraut instance of vicarious
He drew a picture of Col. Breckinridge
"crouching helpless at the woman's
feet," aud went on to say how horribly re
volting was her story, that he could meet
his mistress before the mould had
gathered on the grave clothes of his
buried wife, and that he had taken her
to a house of ill repute for two hours to
convey to her the tender message that
she wa3 to follow in the footsteps of that
wife. It implied that a woman of cor
rupt life, from choice, who had held
doubtful relations with Rhodes, who had
had illegitimate children at sundry and
divers places and miscarriages at
others was to sit at his table iu a union
that was the acme of all that was vicious
That woman, who had lived ten years
without earning a cent, as the mistress
of his life, wanted money and nothing
else. Mr. Butterworth firmly believed
that the woman knew of that secret
marriage in New York on the 2iKh of
t-'.ight Tl ouk and Miners to Strike.
Denver, April 12. Eight thousand
Colorado miners will go out on strike
Saturday Eve., April 14,
W. H. WOOD
H35 Xorth Kansas Avenue.
I have deckled to pivo North To
peka w hat it has never had betore
-a complete line of
1-.. tiiiu oiwl I have ourehased ami
am now placing on my shelves Two
far lOadx ol kockU. selected from
the best markets, lliese foods will
lie arranged lor inspection Ly
April 14th. and I wish everybody to
come and see them. Kor tiie enter
tainment of visitors I have secured
Prof. llrrk'H Orclifslra and a
niimi.fr of other musicians and a oe
lijrhiful evening will le atiorded all
! 1 fi f f'omo out everybody, seo
f- h$. ITm ITa I these poods, hear the limbic
- ami gel acquainted.
W. H, WOOD
835 SORTS KAKSAS AYOU2.
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