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The Topeka state journal. (Topeka, Kan.) 1892-1980, May 14, 1894, NIGHT EDITION, Image 5

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We venture the assertion that our
price on what is ordinarily termed
"cheap furniture" is from 10 per
cent to 50 per cent cheaper than in
stallment houses give their custom
era for the doubtful privilege of a
well taxed, time payment. A lady
told us that she paid $33 for a
chamber suit that we are glad to
sell anyone for 18. There may be
criticism of, but there can be no
question of the exercise of a per
son's privilege to buy in that way.
The conclusive evidence it presents
to a sane mind, however, is that such
people have "money to fling at the
dogs," or else are, nnnncially speak
ing, criminally indil'erent to their
own best interests. We are just as
keen to serve those who wish to buy
the well-made, lower priced furni
ture ui those who are able to buy the
best We wish to state right here j
that our low-priced furniture haa no
taint of inferiority on it; is the best for j
the price the market contains. It i
will be well for those to whom this
information partakes of the nature
of news to avail themselves of it in
the day of need, if they care to save
their hard earnings.
English Enameled Iron Bedsteads
have, after a tedious waiting, ar
rived. The use of iron bedsteads as
well as brass is almost universal in
European countries. Their use is
to be commended on strictly sanita
rian grounds. It is impossible for
vermin to find a lodging place on
one, thus making an iron bedstead a
pure and wholesome bed. For the
'girl's room" we have ' a splendid
value in an iron bed, something in
the nature of a cot, that can be folded
up, if necessary; they are fitted with
a permanently attached heavy,
woven wire mattress, are just the
thing for a small room and are low
in price for such an admirable con
struction. Prices being for bedsteads, 3 foot
wide. $6 and $7. Handsome, Enam
elled Iron Bedsteads, with brass dec
orations, are worth from $15 to $25
each. Brass Bedsteads, prize beau
ties, worthy to grace the boudoir of
an empress, the apex and acme of
elegance, for $125, well worth $200.
Who can afford to own and who
will not look at our new line of
Cheffoniers, those indespensable ap
purtenances of the modern home, is
surely insensible to "beauty made
more beautiful" in wood by the cun
ning artifice of the master workman.
Such a display we never heretofore
even attempted as we now show on
our floors. Despite the attractive
qualities of the Cheffoniers, the
prices are absurdly low. In polished
oak from $10 to $50 each.
To Irradiate Topeka homes with some
of the best products of American
furniture, are meeting with the meas
ure of success and appreciation that
naturally spurs us on to renewed en
deavor. One of the many results of
our customers' continuous approba
tion is seen in the line of willow or
rather reed and rattan rockers, chairs,
reception chairs, tables and work
baskets, all of them distinctively rep
resentative of the latest styles. To
get the good new styles that are the
prevalent mode in the cities we wil
lingly pay the prices, rightly believ
ing oiv ladies entitled to the pick of
the markets' best goods.
From the standpoint of attractive
ness our line of Sideboards is a deci
ded succes. It is a pleasure and sat
isfaction to view them on our floors.
How much greater pleasure would
they inspire on the floor of your
dining room I Carved effects and
high polish are the pronounced
features on some low priced Side
boards. From $17 to $S0 each.
wo Dhow Iiooms,
617-619 8S5SS.
thompson tiros,
hompson. Bros.
M I W W . . T-- -fc. F.I H'
They Arrive at Leavenworth at
Midnight Saturday.
Leavenworth loea Xt Blke the Ideas
or Their Helms Tbere-Hw Xhey
I.-ft Here.
The Leavenworth Times Sunday morn
ing says:
General John Sherman Sanders and hia
455 followers, comprising the Cripple
Creek contingent of the army of the
commonweal, are encamped on the open
prairie on the military reservation, one
mile above Leavenworth, on the site of
what was known as the old Rock Island
round house. They arrived in the city
at 1:4:30 o'clock this morning over the
Santa Fe road in a special train of seven
passenger coaches in. charge of ten
United States marshals, each armed with
a Winchester.
The train was run through to the gov
ernment rifle range, but for" some reason
the train was ordered back to the city,
arriving at the Santa Fe depot at 1 :15 a. m.
Cars were opened and, under the di
rection of the deputies, the Coxeyites
tumbled out into Shawnee street and
were quickly formed into six companies
by "General" Sanders. A guide had
been provided and a large American flag
was uufurled at the end of the tall stall
and placed at the head of the column.
Each company was officered. Many of
the men carried blankets, tin cups and
paper buckets. A few carried small
flags, much as children would at a Sun
day school picnic. There was one large
flag rolled lightly about its staff. -Marshal
Neely, who had occupied a car with
"General" Sanders, was not seen near
the column.
The line, with the general at the head,
marched slowly east, on Shawnee street,
a well built, sturdy body of men, all
wearing substantial clothing, and ap
parently well prepared, by the rest, for
their march. As the companies tiied
past police headquarters, about 1:3J,
they presented a grotesque appearance,
yet they kept good time and marched
in step with the precision of trained
There was a dead white horse in front
of police headquarters and many low re
marks were made about it as the column
passed it, "Good roast that would make,"
said one. "See how he's puffed up. Must
be stuffed," said another. "-Break away,"
said a tall fellow with a coyote hat.
"There's your white horse where's the
red head?" "In our flag," called out a
voice. In the third company a burly
looking man said to a reporter who was
standing near the line: "We're Coxeyites
all right."
Shortly after the commonwealers had
reached their destination "General" San
ders and the United States marshal were
driven back to the National hotel, where
a number of army'officers arrived shortly
before 2 o'clock and a general confer
ence was held, Sanders participating. It
was how to provide subsistence for the
regiment of idle men on the reserve.
The marshal will probably do as he did
in Topeka, buy provisions at any price
and present his claim to the government.
There are very few epare tents in the
garrison, not enough to furnish shelter
for any great body of men. There are
1,000 extra rations on hand in the garri
son, but that amount will not feed the
Coxeyites until Wednesday. Two or
three of the leaders will probably be
tried and the remainder set at liberty
The Leavenworth "Times" Didn't Want
the Wsalcru to Cm.
The Leavenworth Times says editorially
about the coming of Sanders' army to
"The bringing of the Sanders army
here is an outrage upon Leavenworth.
It was left optional with Marshal Neely
what should be done with them and he
decided to bring them to prey upon his
own town.
"At Topeka these men were allowed
to wander at will about the streets, and
it is to be presumed that it will be bo
"These men are of Governor Lewel
ling's kind and they ought to have been
kept at Topeka where he could have
cared for them. They will be a menace
to our city and in the end it will proba
bly cost the city a great deal to get rid
of them. It's a great thing to have a
United States marshal from our own
Women WaTid Handkerchiefs svnd Men
Their Hats Much Cheering-.
United States Marshal Neely found it
convenient Saturday evening, when
public sentiment against him on account
of his apparent intention to finally un
load the commonwealers on Topeka, be
came so evident to put his army on a
Santa Fe special and take the entire
brigade over to Leavenworth.
It was a few minutes after 6 o'clock
that Marshal Neely made known his de
termination to leave Topeka with his
prisoners. He explained his change in
plans by saying that he had just received
a dispatch from Washington giving him
discretionary power in the matter, and
he had decided that he could feed and
guard the army better if they were
camped on the military reservation at
Ft. Leavenworth.
It is generally understood, however,
that the real reason Marshal Neely
hustled out of Topeka with his army
prisoners was because of the growing
sentiment here that Topeka had done as
much for them as could be expected,
and was not delighted with the prospect
that they might be left on our hands
after they were discharged.
When the men at "Camp Sanders"
heard that they were to be taken to
"Leavensworth," as they called it at 7
o'clock, their protests were loud. "The
people of Topeka have treated us hand
somely," one of them said, "and we don't
want to leave. Over at Leavenworth
they will pen us tip with United States
soldiers, and we never will get a chance
to go east." The grumbling continued
until General Sanders appeared and as
sured his men that they were not to be
under the surveillance of the
regulars, when all were soon busy
rolling up their . blankets and
qnilta and collecting their other
camp equipage. They were soon on
board the cars and a great crowd of To
peka people gathered outside to see them
off. A large part of the crowd were
women, many being handsomely dressed
ladies who had come down in their car
riages to see the commonwealers, and
l found that they would have to et out
and approach the cp.rs in order to satisfy
their curiosity. They sang their songs
and cheered intermittently. Three
cheers were called for and loudly given
for Topeka. three cheers for "The ladies
of Topeka," tbree cheers for "the Statk
Jocrkal," and three cheers for Govern
or Lewelling. Gen. Sandera climbed
on top of the cars and made
a little speech in which he said that he
had traveled all over the United States,
Canada and Central America and that he
had never met a more generous and
kindhearted people in his life. He and
his men would always remember Topeka
When the train finally moved out the
2,000 people standing in the moonlight
gave them such an ovation that ' one
would have thought they were a regi
ment of brave men going away to the
wars instead of a crowd of plain work
ingmen out of employment The cheer
ing was ear-splitting, women waved
their handkerchiefs and men their hats.
This scene was repeated at the Santa Fe
depot, where the train stopped a few
minutes and another big crowd had as
Ho Says His Men Couldn't Got Work at
Any Price.
To the Citizens of Kansas:
There has come to me the rumor that
my command is composed of striking
miners who have refused to work for $3
a day. The rumor is wholly untrue.
They are not strikers and labor at any
price was not to be had by them. The
mines have been closed by the owners
and what little work is left in the camps
around Cripple Creek is performed by
married men who, too poor to leave, are
compelled to stay and who now work on
limited time at the very lowest wages.
My men are largely sturdy, sober young
men who are out of employment by
necessity, but who have been industrious
when any opportunity has offered, and
who claim to be fair American citizens,
very unfortunately situated.
Gkx. J. S. Sanders.
Topeka, Kan., May 12.
Two Base Ball Club Organlio at the
State House.
A base ball club has been organized at
the state house. There will be two nines,
one in the east wing, to be known as the
' Governor's Pets," and the other one
from the west wing, will be known as
"Farmers' Pride."
The opposing nines are made up from
nearly ail the offices, but it is understood
that the governor has refused to play.
In lieu of the governor, however, John
W. Bieidenthal and Geo. W. Clark will
represent the heavyweights.
In the west wine all efforts to secure
the assistance of State Treasurer Biddle
failed, and the treasurer's office will be
represented by the assistant, Geo. M.
Seward, who, it is said, will be able to
make the run from first to third in two
The members of the clubs are:
J. W. Breidenthal, W. E. Topping,
Geo. W. Clark, Geo. M. Seward,
S. M. Scott, M. D. Henderson,
H. B. Kepley, H. T. Brown,
R. C. Osborn, W. G. Hubbard,
D. B. Owens, Burr .La Is in,
Harry Oliver, J. C Mohler,
N. N. Neber, ,WD. Strubbla.
J. R. Holcomb. Wm. Sweezey.
The men have done some practicing.
but no arrangements have been made for
a game.
The Republican State Convention to Meet
There Other Arrangements.
The Republicans of Topeka are mak
ing arrangements for the entertainment
of the Republican state convention which
is to be held here June 6th.
A meeting for that purpose was held
at the Copeland Saturday night.
P. G. Noel was chairman of the meet
ing and Arthur Capper secretary. The
following executive committee was ap
pointed: D. C. Tillotson, Geo. H. Evans,
Frank Brooks, Geo. W. Crane, James
Ramsey, Arthur Capper, O. K. Swayze,
George Higgins, W. F. Ellison, W. E.
Brubaker and Sam Grosch.
The finance committee is composed of
P. G. Noel, Major T. J. Anderson and
O. K. Swayze.
The committee will secure Hamilton
hall for the convention.
A greater number of -widowers remar
ry in Spain than in any other country in
In no country has the marriage rate
declined bo greatly in recent years aa in
The greater portion of divorces take
place between the fifth and tenth year of
married life.
Twenty-five states and territories for
bid marriage between white and "col
ored' people.
In the last 25 years the marriages in
Russia have numbered 11,820,000; thedi
vorces, 18,411, or about one to every
1,000 marriages.
San Francisco has the greatest propor
tion of divorces to marriages of any city
in the world. For every 10,000 marriages
there are 2,233 divorces.
The Greeks had two forms of divorce
sending away, going away. In the fix6t
the wife was dismissed; in the second
her leaving was voluntary.
In Minnesota a decree was given to the
wife because "the defendant never cuts
his toe nails, and being restless in hie
sleep scratches the plaintiff severely."
Of 1,549 marriages contracted in Prus
sia in 1889 between blood relations, 1,422
were between cousins, 110 between un
cles and nieces and 16 between aunts and
Illinois leads the states in divorces.
During the 20 years ending with 1880
there were 36,072; Ohio came next with
26,361; Indiana had 25,193; Pennsylva
nia, 16,020; New York, 15,855; Missouri,
Nearly all the states fix a period, aftei
the expiration of which a husband oi
wife abandoned by the other becomes
legally free. The period is from two to
seven years, and the absence must be
counted from the time the last tidings
were received from the absent- partner,
rumors not being considered as tidings.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
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J. Q. Wood will speak
at Silver Lake
oh Memorial day.
June 10 will be children's
city churches.
day at the
The Christian church made
the "complaint" social.
$70 out of
The giraffe with the circus
eats hay
on the top oil its cage.
Every man that needs a nickname has
been christened "Coxey."
It is as much fun to see a big circus
unload as it is to see the show itself.
Nothing is so inspiring as a railroad
man's contempt for another railroad.
Gen. Sanders will return to Topeka and
organize two companies of wealera here.
It was a Kansas City girl who recently
wore $250 worth of violets in one even
ing. J udge Doster of Marion is in the city
after an absence from the state of sev
eral weeks.
What-a magnificent thing it is that the
biggest temper always belongs to the
littlest man.
A Fifth avenue cigar store has on ex
hibition a mounted cannon made entirely
of rolled tobacco.
A large audience listened to an excel
lent concert by Marshall's band yester
day at Garfield Park.
After trying for three years Ringling's
circus has come to Topeka when the
weather is at its be3t.
It is said that the "club" under the old
Adams house in North Topeka does a
"laud office" business.
The old "Sunday Sun" was sold on the
streets Saturday and Sunday without fear
of police interference.
The sub-senior class of the high school
will occupy the upper boxes at the Grand
on commencement night.
George H. Evans commenced work on
the court house site today with about a
dozen teams and scrapers.
Percy A. Stockbridge, a champion
crack-shot with a rifle, gave an exhibi
tion at Vinewood park yesterday.
Adjutant General E. L. Connell, of
the Sanders army says he was once a re
porter on the Kansas City Journal.
A lone man in a covered wagon has
been camping in the woods back of the
Reform school since last Tuesday.
The Dispatch band gives a free con
cert every Sunday afternoon near the
corner of Eighth and Kansas avenue.
If the Sanders army had crfmped on
the fair grounds what a snap it would
have been for the street car company.
The Sanders wealers will receive regu
lar army rations while camped on the
Fort Leavenworth military reservation.
A day of this kind makes a man wish
he was a boy again so he could run after
the parade without sacrificing his dig
nity. A good many Topeka people have
changed their opinions of the Coxeyites
materially since the Sandera army visited
The commonweal songs published in
the Statk Jocbsal threaten to become
popular. Nearly all the little boys are
singing them.
A Topeka young man took several
Bnap shot pictures of the Sanders army,
and will try to sell them to the Frank
Leslie magazine.
The sixteenth convention of the Tope
ka district woman's foreign missionary
society of the Methodist church will be
held at Overbrook May 30 and 31.
Tonight occurs the semi-annual meet
ing of the Christian Endeavor society, at
the Central Congregational church.
There will be a business meeting fol
lowed by a social.
The monthly meeting of the Women's
Home Missionary society will take place
at Westminster Presbytery church
Wednesday afternoon. Subject: "Siam"
and the "Mormons."
Patsy McGarrity, a Topeka composi
tor, has fallen heir to half of an estate
which is valued at $300,000. An aunt of
McGarrity's died in Paris leaving her
estate to Patsy and his sister.
Whenever the high school teachers
miss a boy from school, they always dis
patch a messenger to the "Academy of
Science," (Coughlan's billiard hall.) And
the absentee is often found there.
A Topeka girl recently found a pack
age of her mother's old love letters, and
now has a weapon to wield when her
maternal parent says anything against
the attentions she receives from young
Miss Whipple, the clerk at the post
ofSce general delivery window, has given
Postmaster Arnold her resignation to
take effect tomorrow. It is said that she
will marry an estimable Kansas City
young man.
Miss. M. E. Iledrick in a missionary
address at the Kansas Avenue M. E.
church yesterday morning said: "Men
will work for $1.65 a month and keep a
family of five on it in Calcutta. That is
what comes of free trade."
The Annual Strawberry Festival
At Orphans Home, Wednesday evening.
May 16. The ladies have a literary and
musical programme of much merit,
which will be presented. All friends of
the Home are cordially invited.
Brcc' Little Ciiant Pill
Are the most complete pill on the mar
ket, besides being the cheapest, as one
pill is a dose, and forty dose3 in each
bottle. Every pill guaranteed to give
satisfaction by W. R. Kennady, 4th and
Kas. Ave.
Nobby Styles.
Both in FELT and STRAW.
of White and Fancy Shirts tlie Best in the
Fancy Vests The latest
A. First CIms Suit or a. Pair of
Trousers Made to Order-
And Fit Guaranteed.
Item or Interest About Topek People
and Visitors la Town.
It is hard to discriminate, where so
many brilliant musicians were gathered,
as there were at the musical contest in
Hutchinson; but without intending any
disparagement to the others, the Jour
nal, correspondent was . especially de
lighted with the execution in piano ac
companiment displayed by Miss Gertrude
Tracy. She is one of our townswomeu,
and her faultless work was well worthy
all the praise so freely lavished upon it
by the competent music folk there as
sembled. To Receive With Miss tw.
The following ladies will receive with
Miss Yaw tomorrow afternoon from 3 till 5
in the parlors of the National: Mrs. Geo.
Parkhurst, Mrs. Bennett Wheeler, Mrs
F. S. Cravens, Mrs. T. J. Hankla, Mrs. J.'
P. Hankla, Mrs. Talmage S. Hand, Mrs.
H. L. King; Misses Myra Williams, Vir
giline Mulvane, Mary McCabe, Madge
Johnson, Mary Horner, Irene Horner.
Edna Best, Jennie Lescher, Ada Hankla,
and Theresa Rossington.
General Social Notes.
Mrs. Wm. Johnson and Mrs. Clara
Wiggin have returned from California.
Tne Valhalla club will give a picnic
at Homer Bowman's farm tomorrow.
J. T. McCaslin of Hoyt spent Sunday
in town. '
Mrs. C. B. Hutchinson has returned to
Kansas City.
Mrs. Fred Augustine of Abilene and I
Mrs. W. F. Seward of Kansas City are '
visiting .Mrs. Geo. Seward.
Dr. W. N. West has gone to New York
and expects to sail Wednesday for Lon
don. England, to spend six weeks.
The ladies of the Orphans' home will
give a strawberry social at Music hall
Wednesday evening.
Mr. Theo. Frank of Terre Haute, Ind.,
is visiting friends in this city.
Mrs. Ettlinger entertained on Friday
evening for Misses Blanche Barnum of
Newton and Minnie Barnum.
W. J. Allen of Chicago is in town on
Miss Trissa Greenwood and Carrie
Merrick spent Saturday in Kansas City.
Xlm. .B.i Alro. CUiarlua ICiaff of Rnrlin-
game are in town today.
Henry Guettal of Kansas City spent
yesterday in town. '
Ralph Hughes will spend Wednesday
in the city on his way from Kansas City
to Emporia to spend his vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Robinson will sail
next week for London, England, to be
gone about three month.
Clarence Smith ha3 taken a position in
Newton as stenographer for A. A Tur
ner, division superintendent of the Santa
Fe, and hi3 place in the general otnees
here will be tilled by Miss Mattie Payne
of Kansas City.
Mrs. L. D. Monroe has returned to
Chariton, la., after an extended visit !
with .Mr. and Mrs. J. K; May berry.
The Y. P. S. C. E. of the Second Pres
byterian church, will give a picnic at
Garfield park Wednesday evening.
Anson Goodson returned from Fort
Leavenworth today.
Miss Nellie Clough spent Sunday in
3Ir. and Mrs. John Sargent have re
turned from Excelsor Springs.
Mrs. F. W. Johnston, formerly Miss
Lela Devendorf of the City of Mexico, is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. X.
Mr. D. W. Pitts and daughter of Gar
den City, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. B. E.
M. F. McKirahan spent Sunday in
J. W. Newberry has removed from 841
Shawnee avenue to 1008 Kansas avenue.
He has purchased 1008 and 1010 Kansas
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Iddings of Atchison
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Swendson
of Lowman HilL
James Garvin has returned from Buf
falo, N. Y.
Miss Bessie Lawhead of Guthrie, O. T.,
who has been the guest of Miss Sadie
Stickney, left Thursday for Kansas City
to visit relatives.
The ladies of Potwin and Auburndale
will give a reception Friday evening for
the teachers of Potwin school and their
friends at the home of Mrs. B. B. Yates,
238 Woodlawn avenue.
The Statk Joubkal'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.
Strawberry festival at Orphans' Home,
Wednesday evening. May 16.
Creates health, creates strength, cre
ates vigor: 1)8 Yv itt s aarsaparilla. It
recommends itself. J. K. Jones.
Awarded Highest
The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder. No Ammonia; No Alum.
Used in Millions of Honies 40 Years the Standard
noTelties in Neckwear,
Great Executor
The buyer of the Boston Shoe Co.,
511 Kansas Ave., with ready cash haa
cooped in $15,000 worth of all kiudj
latest styles of fine footwear from the
executors of the late Johnson Millard &
Co., of Orange, Mass. The car loads of
goods are now open and ready for in
spection. Never before was there such
a chance for the rich or the poor to got
good honest footwear at less than cost of
the leather.
Ladies' Ane French Maduro Kid $5.50 Slioa
Ladies' fine Cloth Top latest styles Ba!s. and
Button $4 and $-r Shoes. $J.T5.
Ladles' fine Clolli hand welt and sewed $1.01
Shoe $1.9.
Ladies' fine Juliettes In different styles an 1
colors. 3.5o at Sl'.oo.
LatJies' fine ulliflers in Russia and i:iai-k $
at $1.75.
Ladies' fine hand turned $3.50 Oxfords at $1.50.
Ladies' fine hand sewed $.00 Oxfords in Kus
Sia and Black 9 cents.
Ladies' tiue Don sola. $1.00 Oxfords 50 cents.
Kndless variety of Misses' and t'liildreu's Ox
ford Slippers and Shoes in all widths.
Men's lint Kangaroo $(J.oo Shoes in nine styles
Men's fine Russet $4 and $5 Shoes fJ.75.
Men's hand sewed Russian Calf $4 shoes $J H"i.
Men's fine liaud welt Russian Goat Shoes
Men's warranted solid stock and not to rip
$2.50 Calf Shoes $1.50.
Men's warranted all solid heavy Calf $i.oo
Work Shoes !8 cents.
Men's Tennis Shoes 50 cents.
This is no blow or bombard
to catch your Slioo trade.
Come and see this im
mense fine stock of Foot
511 Kansas ILvo,
Major Hood Keeln ! Keiil In llo H'g
Huit Will Justify Mini.
Emporia, May 14. In regard to the
euit tiled by the widow of Senator Plumb
Major Hood said that ho would prefer io
have his attorneys, Judpo C. Ii. Graves,
I. E. Lambert and H. 1. Dickson, make
a statement of his side of the case. He
said, however, that he had been expect
ing the suit, and that he would contest it
to the end. lie was satisfied that the
Plumb estate had no claim upon him,
and when this demand was made he had
so stated, but In order that a settlement
might be arrived at amicably, ho had
offered to arbitrate the question through
George Plumb, the late aenator's brother,
Charles S. Gleed, Mrs. 1 lurub'a lawyer,
and I. E. Lambert, the attorney ol i luiub
& Hood, an old time friend of the bena
tor. This was declined. Further than
this he declined to talk.
Major Hood's attorneys made the fol
lowing statement:
Plumb and Hood were partners fo .'
nearly twenty years, and during in.it
time entertained the utmont personal
confidence in each other, and never had
any misunderstanding. Plumb had su
perior opportunities for making invest
ments, and had full authority to uo th ir
names jointly in that way. In this way
the partnership operated largely in Tex
as cattle and in many interests in Colo
rado and in other enterprises, and at the
time of Plumb's death ttieir business wan
in an unsettled, but by them well under
stood, condition. Had Mr. Plumb lived
everything would have been amicably
and satisfactorily settled.
The Plumb estate is not di jpo.-ed to
adjust these matters as Ht.od thinks on
a basis that is fair and just 1o him.
and he will file a counter suit. rom tho
beginning of the administration of this
Plumb estate the-executors 1 ave refused
to have anvthing whatever to do with
Mr. Hood. Mr. Hood haa tried to reach
a quiet and fair settlement and has been
and is now willing to make any reasona
ble concession to insure an ad.ustme t
of the particular matters involved in the
suit just filed. Major Hood ha acted
upon advice of c mnrel and feels, that ho
will be justified by thurosultol" tho suit.
Major Hood thinks that this suit has
been brought at this time on the bel .eT
that he ia a poabible candidate for tlie
United States senate and thi-t the pro
ceeding may weaken hia chances in tha
Honors World' Fair.

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