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STATE JOURNAL, TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 17, 1S94.
5 If You Have Scrofula, Sores, Boils, or any other skin disease, take SARSAPARILLA the Superior Blood-Purifier and Spring Medicine. Cures others, will cure you 9 Kansas City. Now 13 the Time to come to Kansas City and to do your Spring Shopping. Because during this great Opera Festi val season which, beginning Wednesday, you can buy a round trip ticket for exactly what, at other times, a single ticket would cost. Because while here you can enjoy the best opera ever heard in this part of the country Because we are offering you such un matchable bargains in SPRING GOODS. The ladies will find our store a good place to come to. To those who desire to purchase we offer a MAMMOTH STOCK of the latest Spring Goods. We believe our prices are such as will make you anxious to buy. In no house will you find goods and Prices that will so suit you.-& You will receive polite and intel ligent attention from our salespeo ple and can rest assured that if our goods are not satisfactory in every respect they may be returned at once and your money will be re funded. We would like to impress upon you the importance and advis ability of making this your head quarters. You are most heartily welcome to do so, and being so cen trally located it is the best place to meet your friends. Our Ladies' Reception and Toilet Rooms equipped with all the mod ern conveniences is at. your dis posal. KANSAS CITY AUDITORIUfil, April 18, 19, 20, 21 AND GRAND SATURDAY MATINEE. Grand English Opera AT POPULAR PRICES. Ixuie Natalt I Carlotta Macoada. f s Soprano. Helen Von Doenhoff. Henrietta Drtger. f Contralto. Payne Clark. BaroD Berttaold. f Tenors. Perry Arerlll. f , Wm. Mertens. ( Baritones. Pierre Detasoo. l S VV. Dudley. V Bassos. Chaa. T. F. Schroeder. ) BRILLIANT REPERTOIRE. Trovatore. Faust, Lucia, Traviata, . . AND . . Cavalleria Rusticana. Select Orchestra! Grand Chorus! MAX flARETZEK Musical Director. C. C. TENNE.VT CLARY Manager. BEAKOS TICKETS. Parquet, Dress Circle aad Kits I Two Rows of Balcony $4.00 First Baloon Kicept First Two Rows S3.0) Second Balconr tZO) Boxes First Floor to.' per seat per season. Boxes Second Floor $5 t) per seat per season. Boxes Third Floor $3, . per seat per season. Boxes First Floor ii per seat per night. Boxes - Second Floor (1 SO per seat per nieht. Boxes Third Floor 1.00 per seat per night. A4mi SaU of Seats will kewlsi Asrl) Sta sv the Jaattloa Tltktt Ofllee. Read the "Wants." Many of them are as interesting aa news items. See if it U not Opera Festival ! SELF BEFORE PARTY. John M. Brown Says He Looks Out for Number One. ENDORSED FOR AUDITOR OF STATE By a lleetina; of Celered. Men Called for ThatPnrpose-Brown XswPUeet Pkny Fealty Sixth On the Use CoL John 31. Brown, "King of Shawnee county," as he is called by come of his enemies among the colored men, was last night endorsed for state auditor by a meeting of colored people at the court bouse, which was called for that purpose. Sol U. Watkins, Brown's able lieuten ant, called the meeting to order and Rev. P. W. Barker was mad chairman and W. T. McKnight was elected secretary. George V. Smith, who held a job as janitor at the statehouse under the last Republican administration, addressed the meeting and said he would like to have a discussion as to whether it was advisa ble to endorse a candidate or not without calling a conference of colored men from over the state. W. L Jamison wanted to hear from the committee that called the meeting. . George W. Charles was the only mem ber of the committee who was present and he said the members of the commit tee had held a caucus in which they de cided it would be a good thing to en dorse some home talent for state auditor. S. G. Watains said the colored people showed what they could do when they endorsed a candidate for constable, and he urged the endorsement of a caudidate for auditor. He said they should en dorse some man who could put up his campaign expenses if he should be nom inated as the Republicans have no ad ministration to assess for campaign pur poses. Dennis Hope was called for. He said: "It is high time the colored men are looking after something more than jani tor jobs; Ise had one of them all my life and Ise getting tired os it. 1 tind i am Mr. Hope about pay day and Dennis ever afterward. I think we should en dorse some colored man. I was raised in Kaintucky where Breckinridge was, but of course Ise of a different kind of stripe." W. I. Jamison addressed the meeting and said: "I did not know whose name was to be presented here tonight. Each county ought to be allowed to have some thing to say in the endorsement of a candidate for state auditor. It will not be a good thing to endorse anybody un less there can be unity among all the colored people of the state." The plan of the meeting to endorse Brown with a whoop was about to be blocked when Manager "Watkins offered a resolution that it was the sense of the meeting that some colored man should be endorsed for state auditor and that that man should be John M. Brown. W. D. Driver, a colored man who has lately come to Topeka for the purpose of starting a newspaper, said: "1 favor the part of the resolutions which endorse some colored men, but oppose the idea of naming the man for the state of Kan sas whicn has 20,000 black ballots. I am in favor of the negro but against the endorsement of any individual at this time." Rev. Mr. Price said: "I object to the word 'negro,' but this county ought to endorse its man." About this time the Brown men became enthusiastic and cheered loudly. Editor Pope, of the Topeka Call, who was standing back in the court room, said: "I don't understand the resolution before the body." "Then you can't discuss it," promptly responded Chairman Barker. George W. Smith again got the floor and said: "Brown will be met with more opposition at the state convention than any man that could be named here to night," and said Mr. Jones, of Graham county, has some rights which should be considered in the selection of a candi date. Editor Pope again attracted the atten tion of the chairman by declaring that "the 65 million negro voters of Kansas ought to be consulted in this matter, but I am opposed to foreign dictation" (meaning Driver.) Driver was on his feet and shouted back: "I have been a taxpayer in Kan sas for 23 years." Manager Watkins walked across the floor and pointing his linger at Driver said: "This man is not a voter in Shaw nee county," to which Driver replied: "I am going to vote here if any one does." Watkins then made his effort of the evening in Brown's interests, and the Brown backers cheered lustily. He said: "We are not going to have the wool pull ed down over our eyes by these men who are here to darken counsel. There is a plot here tonight to defeat a man for state auditor and get a few janitorships." He urged them to endorse Brown and calledfor a vote. The vote was taken and Brown was de clared endorsed. There were cries for Brown, and ac cording to the arranged programme. Brown was standing in the Lall just out side the door and came marching in with his hat in hand and overcoat on his arm. In his speech of over an hour's length Brown convinced all present of what they had known before that he could talk. He started out by giving his record, telling how he was educated at Oberlin college, Ohio; went from there to Mississippi, where he was elected sheriff, and afterwards came to Kansas, after he had some trouble and lost all his property. He referred to the fight which was being made on him, and declared There is not a county in the state where there is a corporal's guard of colored people where I can't get an indorsement," and in the very next sentence denied that he had ever claimed to carry the colored vote in his pocket. He said: "I had no thought of being a candidate for any office until about a week ago my friends came to me and in sisted that I should allow my name to be used. I had intended to stick to my farm." He denied all the charges that had ever been made against him, especially those that he had been an officeholder all his life, but in explaining he admitted his clerkship in the state auditor's office, his connection with the Freedmen's Aid bureau and his two terms as county clerk In addition to his experience as sheriff in Mississippi. Continuing, he said, If I am nomi nated all right, and if I am not nomi nated I will still be a statesman, though not out of a job.' (He did not say he would still be a Republican.) He said he was proud of his connec tion with the Brazilian movement, but said: "It is not a Brazilian movement; I am in favor of the colored people going to any point south of the line of old Mexico, where they can get cheap lands and can maintain their self respect." In closing he said: "I used to place party first, but I think more of my peo ple now, and now I place God first, my family second, myself third, my race fourth, my country fifth, and my party sixth." When the meeting was ended Mr. Watkins asked the reporters not to men tion that Driver took part in the meeting and said Driver was an ex-convict, that he was sent to the penitentiary from Kingman county and was pardoned out by governor Humphrey the record of which can be found on page 40 of the pardon record in the governor's office. Mr. Driver showed the reporter a letter of recommendation from State Senator McTaggart who said Driver had a good reputation and is a good writer and a good Republican although he "got into trouble in Kingman county through the age of consent law," but was pardoned by Governor Humphrey. SNAP SHOTS AT HOME NEWS. The "barefoot boy" is here. Rev. E. S. Farrand's little son is im proving. The warm weather has brought out the tulip beds. A recital was given at Washburn col lege last evening. Treasurer Waite of the state board of charities is at the asylum. W. G. Hubbard is one of the hardest workers in the state house. Tonight occurs the experience meet ing at the Baptist church. J. B. Bartholomew rents his vacant lots in Oakland for pasture. Miss Ida Smith, of Topeka, has been commissioned a notary public. There was a small fire in the postoffice at Shorey yesterday afternoon. Lincoln Post No. 1, will have entire charge of the memorial day exercises. An advertisement for patent medicine adorns the front door of the state house. Ex-Postmaster Thornberg, of Oakland, now runs a peanut stand on Kansas ave nue. Greeting among the inmates of the city prison: "Good morning; how i3 your liver?" The First M. E. Sunday school is soon to purchase four hundred new singing books. Bishop Vincent delivered his lecture on "That Boy," the first time over twenty years ago. There is a tramp in town so supersti tious that he won't accept 13 cents, if he can get niteen. On the fence around the gas plant in big chalk letters is the inscription, "God Diesa Jewelling. " General James B. Weaver says he does not believe any good will come out of the Coxry movement. Webb McNall, a candidate for the Re publican nomination for lieutenant gov ernor is in Topeka. Fresh strawberries these days are en cased in famine sized boxes with boom prices attached to the berries. Ex-Judge Guthrie wears paper collars, and says they're better than linen be cause they don't melt so easy. D. W. Eastman, of Emporia, who is a candidate for state treasurer is in Topeka today looking after his Interests. Judge Botkin, who is at the Keeley in stitute, attends the Salvation Army meet ings and is an attentive listener. At the present rate of progress the necessary repairs on the asphalt will have been made by November, 1948. "Judge" Martin and "Doctor" Dutch of Sells' Circus arrived in town today from Arkansas. McGuire will follow later. A very enjoyable social was given by the yoeng people of the Congregational church, at the home of E. B. Merriam, 1621 College avenue. Nancy Ewing has applied to the dis trict co art for a divorce from her hus band, Joseph Ewing, on the grounds of habitual drunkenness. The Lyman-Fisher wrestling match has been set for next Monday night at Hamilton HalL Lyman weighs only 143 while Fisher weighs 160. The freshman class of Washburn col lege planted a tree yesterday. After it was planted they sang "America," and "Two Little Girls in Blue." The Topeka relief corps has eiven $25 to the fund for beautifying the addition recently aaaea to tne lopeka cemetery for the Grand Army soldiers. The district court jury last eveninjr re turned a verdict in favor of Ex-Senator Kimball in his hotel bill controversy with J. C. Gordon of the Copeland. County Superintendent Geo. Clothier. of Wabaunsee county, is in the city and secured the services of Bishop Vincent to deliver a lecture before the teachers' institute. District Attorney W. C. Perry and ex- District Attorney J. W. Ady represent opposite sides in the case of E. D. Smith, charged with embezzling funds of the Jewell post office. The Urat quarterly meeting of the the American Sons of the Revolution will be held at the office of the st2te historical society at the state house to morrow afternoon. The police received a call to East Sixth street last night. A man was beat ing and choking his wife. The offense was considered not sufficiently erave to occasion the man's arrest. . Department Commander W. P. Camo- bell and Adjutant General Charles Hat- ton of the Grand Army of the Republic, are in the city to attend the meeting of the executive council today. Mrs. S. W. Foss, of Oakland, was hurt while returning from church Sundav morning. She stepped out of the road to avoid a carriage, but one wheel ran over her foot, displacing two bones. The old fence around the couth and west side of Capitol square has been re moved, and a small force of workmen is at work clearing away the debris scattered from one end to the other of the grounds. Tomorrow evening occurs the recep tion at 420 Kansas avenue, tendered to Department Commander W. P. Camp bell and staff. All the Grand Army posts in the city will take part. The Modoo club will furnish music Brezs' Little CHaat fills Are the most complete pill on the mar ket, besides being the cheapest, as one pill is a dose, and forty doses in each bottle. Ji,very put guaranteed to give satisfaction by W. R. Kennady, 4th and Kas. Ave. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. Items or Interest About Topeka Feopfe wad Visitors in Town. Mrs. Edwin Hillyer gave another "ket tledrum" this afternoon, which is the sec ond of a series of teas in honor of her daughter, Mrs. H. L. P. Hillyer, of Iowa. An enjoyable feature of Mrs. Hillyer's last "kettledrum" was the rendition of "Nearer My God to Thee" in pantomime, Mrs. T. S. Mason singing an accompani ment. This afternoon Miss Louise Burn ham entertained the company with some clever recitations. The guests were Mrs. Edwin Knowles, Mrs. T. B. Mayo, Mrs. G. C. Frost, Mrs. Burnham, Mrs. George Penfield, Mrs. J. G. Wood, Mrs. M. Bos worth, Mrs. J. F. Daniels, Mrs. R. L, Britt and Mrs. Stiles; Misses Flora Mayo. Mabel Knowles, Louise Burnham and Miss Stoddard. M rs. Gearre Bates Entertains. Mrs. Geo. Bates entertained a most congenial company of ladies at tea yes terday afternoon complimentary to Sirs. li. i f. .Hillyer of Iowa. The floral decorations were exceed ing pretty, and the fragrance of roses, hyacinths, spyrea, narcissus and fresias filled the rooms. Small tables were spread with embroidered linen and deli cate china. The guests were Mesdames C. W. JewelL L. Blakesley, Herbert Holt, Seery, S. Rain, G. O. Wilinartb, Herman Lecher, Edwin Hillyer, Walter Bates and Miss Bates. The young people of the Central Con gregational church gave a social last evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. II B. Merriam. An improptu programme was rendered which included a debate. "Resolved That the horse is of more im portance than the cow." Messrs. Car ruth and Sheldon were the affirmative speakers, and Messrs. Laybourne and Bain the negative. Three judges were appointed to decide the question, and one decided in favor of the horse, one in favor of the cow and the other declared the bicycle to be of the most import ance. Misses Veasey, Smart and Cook recited, Misses Harrison and Bradley played piano solos, and Messrs C. B. and C M. Merriam sang a duet. General Social Note. Prof. C. D. Hudson's complimentary ball last evening filled the Hamilton hall with representatives of nearly every so cial set in the city. The little friends of Miss Helen Faye Fair, to the number of about a dozen, gave her a farewell surprise at her home 227 Western avenue, last Saturday after noon, prior to her leaving for Pennsylva nia for the summer. ' Mrs. Fair spread a nice lunch for the little folks all of whom had a splendid time. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lyon of 1207 Polk street are the parents of a daughter. Rev. Guy Foster and family have ar rived from Wisconsin to spend a couple of weeks with friends and relatives. They will go from here to Oklahoma to visit Mr. Foster's parents. Mrs. W. J. Puett of Newton, is here Visiting Mrs. R. J. Parker at 715 Tyler street. Mrs. J. B. Hibben has gone to Empo ria to visit her parents. Mr. Josiah btacey of Cleveland, O., is visiting his sister Mrs. D. Burgess at 302 east Eighth street. The Valhalla club will meet this even ing with Messrs. C. B. and C M. Mer riam to rehearse their play, "The Loan of a Lover," which they expect to pro duce in about two weeks. Mrs. Chas. Emery, Mrs. Jonathan Thomas, Mrs. Wm. Tweeddale and Mrs. A. C. Axtell went to Salina to attend the meeting of the southwest board of mis sions. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Summerfield are the parents of a daughter. Miss Mattie Carlisle left today for South Dakota to take the position of teacher in an Indian school. Miss Cora Marshall will return today from a visit in St. Joe. The Junior Endeavor of the Second Presbyterian church will give a social at Mrs. A. V. Hayden's tomorrow night. Mrs. C. D. Purdon has returned from a visit in Fort Madison, la. Bailey P. Waggoner, Will Waggener and W. F. Dolan of Atchison are regis tered at the Throop. Ihere will be a social at the Baptist church tonight. Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Kassom of Kansas City spent Sunday with Mrs. C. Fordyce and daughter. Mr. John McMillan and daughter Elsie left yesterday for Michigan. Mrs. Dave Richards is recovering from her late illness. A. H. Shreve, son of Maj. A. P. Shreve, has been employed by Sells & Rentfrow's circus, and will leave the latter part of the week in the advance car to advertise the show. Mrs. Jennie Talbott of Kansas City, Kans.. is visiting her sister, Mrs. Maj. Shreve, and Mrs. David Richards. Mrs. J. K. .Drew, or uuriingame is spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Drew in Auburndale. Mrs. J. W. Morphy has gone to Atwood, called there by the serious illness of her mother. Mrs. W. F. Parker entertained a few friends informally at eucher last evening for Mr. and Mrs. H. L. P. Hillyer. Cards are out announcing the marriage of Robert O. Corkhill to Miss Daisy M. May of Dover, which will take place at the home of the bride's parents on the 19th of this month. Miss Margaret Mulvane will go to Kansas City tomorrow to remain this week and attend the grand opera. Miss Lulu Kansom ox Ottawa, is visit ing in the city. DAILY COLORED PAPER. Xssusd In the Interest of John IVt. Brown for Auditor. "Wm. Prne of the Tooeka Call and F. L. Jeltz of the Topeka Ledger, two local colored papers, have farmed a combina tion for the purpose of publishing a dai ly paper, the first Issue oi wnicn win ap pear May 1st. It is understood that the combination daily will be in the interest of John M. Brown for 6tate auditor and tnat urown has the key to the combination. Plasters. If vou are thinking about baying a plaster, remember that you will place it upon your body and cannot get a plaster that will be too good for you. Alxcock s Porous PLASTER is tne eeic plaster made. lour, druggist may have some other plaster on his shelves which he is anxious to get rid of, or else some worthless imltatiori purchased at a low price for the purpose of substitution. DO not accept nis -J usi as goou piea, insist upon having the genuine. All cock's Porous Plastbr has no equal. Bbandreth's Pills can always be re lied upon. Good work done by the Peerless. 9 JESSE SELIGMAN HERE. The Noted New York Millionaire III at the Throop. HIS SPECIAL CAR STOPS HERE. Mr. Seli&rman Suffering Severely from Henralcla Bat Will 'continue JHla Journey Today. The Throop today la entertaining the most distinguished guest in its history. Jesse Seligman, the . noted New York banker, and Mrs. Seligman, Miss Selig man and maid, Miss Madeline Seligman, and Henry Stein, all of New York city, are registered there. They are traveling in their special car "Wyandotte" from New York city to California. 'Mr. Seligman Is a member of the well known banking firm of Seligman Bros, of New York and is a large holder of Santa Fe and 'Frisco stock. For several months he has been a sufferer from neu ralgia and it is rapidly approaching his heart and brain. His doctors thought it advisable that he should take a trip to California and make a tour of the state during the warm months. His car reached Topeka yesterday at 3:40 p. m., and the sudden heat of the day had so affected him that it was thought best to remain in Topeka until today. Mr. Henry Stein, who has charge of the af fairs of the party, said that he does not consider Mr. Seligman's present condi tion at all alarming and that a few weeks of rest will certainly bring him back to nis usual health and strength. lie also said that Mr. Seligman is much better to day and the party will be ready to re sume its journey this afternoon at 3:40. JUr. Jes3e Selicrman is one of the most influential men in financial circles in New York city. Although not amontr the richest of the multi-millionaries of the metropolis, his fortune is estimated at $15,000,000 to $20,000,000. FAST TIME ON THE SANTA F. Sir. Sproule, Partner of John T. Davis, the Millionaire, in m Special. Mr. Andrew Sproule received a mes sage at La Junta, Colo., of the death of his partner, Mr. John T. Davis, at St. Louis. In the course of regular travel Mr. Sproule could not have reached St Louis until Monday morning, and, desir ing to be present at the funeral services, he was compelled to charter a special train. t An engine and one coach were placed at his disposal, and at 11 o'clock Satur day morning the train pulled out. From La J unta to Burrton, Kas.. the Santa Fe route was taken, and from Burrton to St. Louis the 'Frisco road. The train ar rived at St. Louis at 11 o'clock Sunday morning, having made in twenty-four hours a trip that ordinarily takes forty eight. The rate of speed maintained was fifty mile3 an hour. SHOPS AND OFFICES. Some News Notes of Personal and Gen- eral Interest. Chief Clerk O. A. Pier will return from Newark, Ohio, today. The Union Pacific pay car scattered happiness in Topeka this morning. P. C. Lyon of Kansas City, traveling passenger agent of the Missouri Pacific, was in town this morning. The Thursday noon meeting at the Santa Fe shops will , be addressed by Rev. J. B. Thomas of the First Baptist church. Receiver John W. Doane of the Union Pacific, was in town a short time this afternoon on his way by special train from Denver east. A rate of one fare for the round trip will soon be announced by the Santa Fe and the Missouri Pacific, for the Ottawa Chautauqua assembly. J: W. Gregory of Garden City, the Kansas member of the U. S. irrigation commission, was in town yesterday after noon visiting the land department of the Santa Fe The remains of Charles Scott arrived from Las Vegas this morning. The funeral services will be held at the family residence. Fourth avenue and Lake street, and the body interred at Silver Lake. ' ALL ALONG THE LINES. Rallread News Items Interesting; to Rail roaders and the Public J. J. Frey of the Santa Fe, it expected home from the west Friday. A. P. Tanner, assistant general freight agent of the Santa Fe, la in Kansas City today. After a week's illness Receiver J. C Wilson of the Santa Fe was down town yesterday afternoon. Conductor R. S. Stockton of the Santa Fe now has a passenger run between Kansas City and Newton. J. D. Curley, Missouri Pacific passen ger agent at Leavenworth, was in town last evening on business with the Santa Fe railroad. E. S. Emmert of the Santa Fe railway's mercantile company at Madrid, Now Mexico, is in the city visiting old friends in the Santa Fe offices. O. M. McConnell, assistant tax com missioner of the Santa Fe, is in Denver to attend a meeting of the Coloiado board of railway assessors. George II. Fair, until recently in the employ of the Santa Fe in this city, has accepted a position under Uncle Sam and is 0ow handling mail matter between Topeka and Atchison. On account of the convention of the national Republican league In July the Santa Fe has announced a rate of one fare for the round trip from the Missouri river, lnesame rate will prooabiy be made from points east of the river Mrs. Sarah E. Wllklns of Atchison has been awarded damages in the sum of $2,624 by the district court of Atchison county against the Santa Fe for running Awarded Highest Honors UJ"" Lr IrilLI LLd The only Pore Cream of Tartar Powder. No Ammonia; No Alma. Used in Millions. of. Honies: ao Years the Standard. - , ' ' "FEEL LIKE A M UAH!" So says everyone who has triod Paskola, the great flesh-forming food. Nothing equals it for building up sound, healthy flesh, enriching the blood and imparting new strength. It is just the thing for thin, weak people, who get no benefit from the food they eat. Delicate stomachs cannot stand sickening oils and other fatty mix tures. Paskola has replaced them. It is easily taken and pleasant to the taste. Being pre-di gested, it i instantly absorbed into the system. Ask your druggist for a bottle, and try it I A pamphlet giving full partic ulars respecting Paskola will bo sent on application to the Pre-Di gested Food Co., 30 Keade St. N. Y. City. a line through her farm. The case was in the supreme court a year ago, and she pleaded her own case. The tax department of the Santa Fe railroad yesterday paid the Atchison eountv tax claim of $7,0 JO for lby:i. Wyandotte county got $12,815 and Cow ley county was sent $4:2,1300 from tli Frisco and Santa Fe. The Santa Fu taxes for 1893 amounted to more than $800,000. W. J. Black, assistant general passen ger agent of the Santa Fe, went to Kan sas City this afternoon where he will at tend a meeting of the TransMissouri committee to discuss rates to the Kansas Turnfest in Topeka, June 2-4. Also to the Ottawa Chautauqua assembly June 18-29; the International Christian En deavor convention at Cleveland, O., in July, and the Baptist Young People's Union national meeting at ioronto also in July. A TOPEKA BOY HANGED. Brutal Murder by Charles Wisdom, Col ored, Bringt Him to the Gallows. Another name has been added to the roll of those formerly of Topeka -who have achieved fame or infamy. That name is Charles Wisdom, a colored youn man 27 years old, of St. Louis. Wisdom was hanged Saturday for the mur.ier of his employer, Henry urexier, aim tne bt. Louis papers say his crime was one of the most brutal known in that section for many years. Wisdom was convicted in the St. Louis criminal court last fall. During his last period of imprisonment he sent Uuv. Stone a rabbit's foot with a long and piti ful appeal for a pardon, but it failed to touch the heart of Stone, and the law took its course. He died 6J.miuuies after the floor dropped out from under him. Wisdom is the son of Topeka parents and spent most of his boyhood shooting craps. His old father and mother occu py a shanty close to the Santa Fe shops, and he leaves a respectable brother-in-law in the person of Shell Young, who works in Mason's barber shop at 831 Kansas avenue. NEW CORPORATIONS. Charters Secured lor Corporations for Various Purposes. The following companies have re ceived charters from Secretary of State 08born: The Kingman Packing association of Kansas City, Kansas. Capital stock $500,000. Directors: Wm. J. lieid and Robt. W. Reid of Kansas City, Mo.; Samuel Reid of Indianapolis, Ind. : C. F. Hutchings, Thomas Moore and Thoma-j Spence of Kansas City, Kansas. The Quick Yeast company of Wichita. Capital stock $1,000. Directors: W. J. Corner, N. Steffen, B. Steffen, L. II. Corner and A. L. Corner all of Wichita. STATE HOUSE NOTES. (am Items or Interest Picked Up In Offi.ee and Corridor. A new water cooler has been put in the office of the state board of agriculture. The flag on the statehouse is at half mast in honor of ex-Governor Harvey. Vint Stillincr3. a well known contractor at Leavenworth, visited his couisin, K. J. Mackay at the auditor's office. W. D. Vincent of the state board of railroad commissioners, who has been quite sick at his home in Clay Center, ia again at his desk. W W. WTiley, one of the teachers at the state reform school was at the slate house today. He says he has no reason to complain of the management. P. E. Hull of Eureka, has resigned a a member of the state live stor k sanitary Commission, and the governor has ap pointed J. F. Williams of the same plate to succeed him. ., Pure blood means good health. Re- -force it with De Wilt's Sarsapariila. 1. purifies the blood, cures Eruptions, Ec zema, Scrofula and all diseases arising vu from impure blood. It recommends u 4Vso j self, J. K. Jones. We mend our customers laundry frou f charge. Peerless Steam Laundry, 1 1 i and 11 West Eighth World's Fair. i 1 s9 On-" J