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STATE JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY EVENING. JULY 11 1891.
3 WASHINGTOX TOPICS. CLOSING STAGES OF THE SESSION OF CONGRESS. Odd nd Endt of Work Committee Etragglini; For I'rtcedtnce ffaval and Pension Hatters A Oraxid Schema Wot Improving the City of Washington. Washinqtok, July 11. Special. At this stat e of the session a dozen com mittees are struggling for precedence in their respective days In the house, and 11 the statements of each committee were ac cepted as to the importance of its wort discussion would probably stretch out till October. Ways and means, of course, con eiders its work done when it shall havt disposed of the tariff bill for a finality, and although Chairman Wilson is still spart from the Certs of his recent illness he it as active as ever Naval af iirs has bad rn extraordinary experience this year in the line of investi gation arid still has to deal with the long promised ueasure for reorganizing the personnel of the navy. Secretary Herbert has already begun the work of transferring and consolidation, having given new ad mirals to nil the fleets except that on th 60Uth Atlantic station, where Admiral Kirkland is expected to remain for several years. Commodore Lester A. Ecardslce is to take the Pacific squadron, while Ad miral Walker will come east, probably tc be superintendent of tho Naval academy Commodore Bcardsleo will proceed U. Honolulu early in August. Ol1s.H4.es In Naval Commanders. Admiral Skerrett, now commanding the Asiatic squ idron, his ship being the Bal timore, which is in the Korean waters, is in bad health at present, and it is expected that he will soon retire under tho 40 yeat service law. Next in rank to him in that command is Commodore Joseph Fyffe, who is to b-jmatie rear admiral and retired under the sinie law of service, which will leave room for tho promotion of Commo dore Stantcn, now commanding the north Atlantic station. If ho also goes on the re tired list, as he is entitled to do, Commo dore Erben will be made rear admiral. There aro many minor changes contem plated, and incidentally a few more inves tigations as to naval armament are hinted at. The committee- on foreign affairs ad mits that it bragged a little too soon about closing its career for the session in the midst of a universal per. -JC for there has been actual lighting in Kv.i-a, and there is promise of a pood deal more. Chairman Bankhead thinks the com mittee on public buildings nnd grounds has got ratai-r tho worst treatment of thfi lot. 31 r. Hul man received tho most abuse, of course, tut he curried his Indian bill through, while Mr. IJanlchead has been defeated on almost every leading measure, not for any fault in the measure or the committee, but because the house has been in aa exasperated .state of mind generally about the proposed government printing ofiiee. tho 1 all of records and other public bu tidings. The ju.li ;iary left more important bills to the last than any other committee in tho bouse mid has been overcrowded in consequence. Among its important meas ures aro tills providing for additional judges, more clearly defining tho jurisdic tion of the circuit courts, providing for the inspection of immigrants by United States consuls, providing that tho United States railway coinmis doners shall for purposes of jurisdiction be d-fmed citizens o the respective states their lines of railway may traverse, mil bills more explicitly pr; hcribing the fees and deiining the duties of United States commissioners, clerks and other mine r officers. Out of the vast mass of bills b fore it the committee selected ni ne as The mot important, and most, of these will become laws unless the senate discovers flaws in some of them. In like manner th-i commerce commit tee has se lected a f.'v.- hills of special importance which it it. tends to urge at every oppor tunity. One of these extends the benefits of the mariim hospital, and another pro vides for the greater efficiency of the life saving service. Still another provides for retiring all officers of the revenue cutter b( rvice who have become in any degree i li cit pac.it a tet I by ago or physical disabilities, the vacancies thus created to be filled by promotion. W.ir Claim Lontj Overdue. The con. mitten on war claims has had referred to it this session 1,900 bills and -t!7 petitions. A single bill often contains several hundred claims, so there have al ready been before this committee a little over 40,00(1 claims. The great hulk con sist of claims of soldiers wanting back pay and bounty, and officers wanting pay for the interval between commission and muster in, and contractors who have not been paid for supplies. In a clear majority of these cases, says the committee, the claimants are clearly entitled to payment by law, but the treasury does not feel authoricrl to pay them. There are several thousand claims for money which the disbursing officer re ceived, bus never paid to the soldier, and in caes i.f colored soldiers hundreds of re ceipts werj given by somebody when the soldier di 1 not receive tho money and could neit nor read nor write. There are several hundred cases of unnaturalized foreign rs and others who were illegally drafted and paid tho $30O of commutation under threat of imprisonment and in ig norance of their rights. In several cases men were drafted while actually serving in the army, and their families paid the money in ignorance. The committee de clares that the government still owes sev eral niilli an dollars to soldiers, but thus far no one has been able to devise a gen eral law under which all could sue, and ) year alter year these claims come up, and at each congress a few hundred filter through. Minor Matters. The dis rict committee has at last got an expression from the responsible people of Wasiiirgton. and it is probable that the grand improvement scheme will be adopt ed. The first proposition is to issue bonds t the amount of $7,000,000 and complete the sewerage and street extension system. This done, hay the city physicians, Wash ington malaria will cease to be, and the city will 1 tixed for an additional popu lation of 1 bo, 000. The great boulevard, pardons and other mere adornments are to follow in time. The immediate press ing necessity is for the sewers. As to the territories, Oklahoma must wait for a more convenient season, and statehood for the other three now depends upon the sen ate. The number of private pension bills to get through will also be very small. The committee on patent still has a half dozen m ensure to push which it considers of import unee. among them the sweeping bill proviling heavy penalties for pirating dramatic compositions. As to bills of a political nature, it is likely that all of them will go over till next winter, as sil ver, gree n tacks, bond ad labor ques tions cau W-iiS. DSP JQT STRIKE Concluded from First Pafe. off their engine and came to Benson, leaving the train standing at Huachuca. Master Mechanic Forytae too charge of the locomotive, returned to Huachuca and brought iu the train, four hours late. The train was tied up here, as engiueers resuse to haul it with guards on tuo loco motive. Captain Thompson in command, has orders from Geo. McCook not to move without such guard. The situa tion may jrecipitate a strike on the Southern Pacitic lines in Arizona. GONE BACK TO WOKK. Employes on the bnuver & Klo Grande Vote to It ..-turn. Pueblo, Colo., July 11. The em ployes of the Denver & Rio Grande road m this city held a meeting' this forenoon and voted by a large majority to return to work. There are no evidences of a strike here except around the A. R. U. and tha soldiers' headquarters. EXG1NEKR.-J W.ir TMKIK JOIJS. Engineers Strike h. 1 il on the Northern Pito.nc Today. St. Paul, July 11. The only matter of impori auce iu the local strike situation was the return to worit of Northern Pa cine engineers today. They crowded about the round-house and seemed anx ious to be enrolled. Freights and pas sengers are running as usual. The Northern Paciiic coait train reached Hel ena today safely. TO ISVEsTKiAl'li THE STIilKE. The Lower Him.e of Congress to Act at O.ice. Washington. July 11. The house coDiuiit.eo uu luteriale uuJ fore. gu com merce decided today alter a loug and spirited session to investigate the labor troubles growing out of the Puiiiuau siriKe. A sub-committee will report a resolu tion to the luii eomtn.ttee at 3 o'elootc, and if agreed upon, it will bvouyht be fore the lioue without delay. "aOO" SHITi H51E.N sl'ltllCK. Porty Men Leava the iservlne in the lin ! utittpoli.4 Y.4td. I Minneapolis, Minn., July 11. The switchmen of the "Sjo" road in this city ; to the uutnter of about forty struck this i morning. Their grievance is that they ! v ere required to s witch cars from boy cotted roads. This is tue lirst trouble ttie ; "sou" has had as it owns its own sleep- ere. Thus far the strike Las not had a ser , ious elfect on the "Sou" train service, 1 other than to delay it considerably. HOiilt ((ITOShsTHt SllilKl; In An Address to the Mnta iteublioao Cuuvontlou at S.. l'ul. St. Paul, July 11. The Republican state convention that met at 10 o'clock is the largest ever assembled in this state, more than 1,00 delegates being present. Hon. Roswell G. llorr of Michigan, was introduced and spoke at length. In the course of his speech Mr. Ilorr ridiculed the idea of "bringing Pullman to time by shutting oil food supplies of till the rest of the United Sta-es." He wanted the Republican party to stand by law and order and not truckle to auy lawlessness. He predicted Republican success this fall in Kansas, New Jersey, Connecticut and New York. ALL KIOIll' A 1 C1.EVKL.AN1. ! Strike on tha Hig four and Oiher Kotdl I IVbcuc lly Kniied. Clkvkla.vi, July 11. 1 ha strike on the Big Pour is practically at an end. i 'ihe Ikemeu were the first to notify the i company of their willingness to return ; and they were promptly toil owed by the j road breakuieu. By night it is thought i every roadleading into the city will have j resumed with a lull force. General Passenger Agent Homer of the Nickel Piate says tue striKe is over so far as his road is concerned aud that trains with Pullmans allacued will be started out for Ch.cago touigut. MINEKs lDLK M JIHKIi SO.OOO. Ihota Who He Ion 14 to the K. of L. Will Act epsrately. Coi umbus, July 11. John McBride says taeie are Irom 7,000 to 8,000 K. of 1 L. among tue coal miners and that is customary m case 01 a siri-te be.ng or dered by the head of the K. of L., lu re fer tne part affecting the miners to the heads of the miner's organization. 'ihis has uot been doae in the preset instance. From 80,0 JO to 0,000 lumera are now out of employment. 1KE.M1I OHMON. A Disgrace to tlv.l.z .:ioa If We Have liluudtiieii Ovei- .he Strike. Pakis, July 11. Tbe Temps says that it may u believed that action upon the part of the United Si'ues authorities is about to be eieiciied wii.li vigor, and that it ia certaiu mat Hie agitators will be made to answer fur liie.r incitements to disorder. Tue 'letups says it would be a disgrace to civilization if blood is abed wueu but a liuie disiuteresleUiiess and good will 13 only needed, to. restore harm ouy. Pallmin Kmplojtn .Vliiy Go Hick. Chicago, July 11, 4 p. m. Vice Presi dent Wict.es said today wueu advised of a rtiuwr that that tha former employes of the Puiliuau company desired to re turn to work, tuat it was news to him, tut the company would consider any ap plicant lor work ou their merits. No appi. cations from old employes had yet been received. Situ i ion Improved at St. Louis. St. Louis, July 11.- The railroad situ ation here shows a decided improvement today aud the reports of tratuc handled by the Various roads indicate a deeded increase in the number of loaded cars bandied iu the 4 hours cnd.ug at 7 a. m. over me preceding .'4 hours. The per centage of increase is running from iio to 3j per cent on each rod. Trouble Kud ,1 nt Uenver. Denver, July 11. All the Colorado ranroad.-. are now running all trams reg ularly, and the A. li. U. members in this aud at other poiuts wui probably liud that wlien they apply for work thai their service are not wanted. The working men iu this city are not inclined to ioiu iu a sympaihetic s.riie ou behalf of tne Pullman employes, and the A. li. U. have concluded that such a move would do no good. A Tieup at Mo-illlnn. Vssn.tiv. O. .Tiilv 11 Tha WhL liu J-aitj ijrie tiiuy na uii com plete this morning by the withdrawal of all the Brotherhood men who were una ble to continue at work without a full complement in each train crew. Freight and passenger service has been aband oned except the mail trains, which ate still runniug. Nickel Plate Men It -turn to Work. Toledo, O., July 11. As a result of a union meeting of the members of all railway orders at Bellevue last night all the Nickel Palte men reported for work this morning aud trains are running without interruption. Erie Employes linturn to Work. Cleveland, O., July 11. The em ployes of the Erie railway here have de cided to go bac to work aud the strike so far as that road is concerned here is over. All trains were started out as usual this morning. Th Lka Shore Brakmn Go I-k. Toledo, O., July 11. The Lake Shore LraKemeu afier a meeting lasting all uigat decided to repott ior duty this morning and d.d so. AH tram crews have their full complement of brakemen today. I'uilm:m at 11 i ummr Homr. New York, July 11. Geo. M. Pull man is stut ai his summer residence. It was said at ihe oatee of his company this morning that he would prooaoiy remain there a week longer. Strike UiTat Mattoon. Mattoon, lils., July 11. The strike of A. li. U., men aud others ou tue C. C. C.& S;. Louis came to au end today when the stnKers found that tJ men had come iu to lake their place with more euroute. 1 hey declared the stritte oil aud all trams are running. TUE LOiAL SITUATION. Treasurer Wl.iler No Vol A b 1 .1 to Nutne die 1. .j -.;! i'iiy 1 . y . General Manager J. J. Frey of the iiaiiia Le said tins afteruoou that ins load is now being opera. ed as before the stritve and that is getting to bo an old story. treasurer Edward Wilder when asked about the pruapecs of pay day, said he cou.d not give any defLnto information ou that suuject, as the road must have some earnings before it can pay its biiis. ifjtu Master H. A. T.ce of the S.-tuta Fe has just returned from Argent. ne where he has t een foe the past week looking afier the striKe situation. lie said to a Journal, reporter today: "Everything is running smoothly at Ar gentine again. We have full crews working and I have no trouble iu get ting mote men than 1 need to do work iu all departments aud they are compe tent men, too. I have had to employ an entirely new force of switchmen aud liremen. The old force had gone out to a man. "The yards are now entirely in the hands of the United Stales marshals and the trouble is over. A e had nine freight trains out ot there yesterday aud will have fully as many today. Of course we are not doing a very big business yet. All the officials there have been sworn in as L uited States marshals and the yard liue is being guarded zealously. No one is allowed inside the l'me unless he is an employe. If you want to see a friend in the yards a guard will call him but you can uot go in. "One of the restaurants that had rifles on the wall and a sign 'Loaded for Scabs,' beside them, was compelled to take it down by one of the marshals. A striker standing near remonstrated, but was silenced with a threat of arrest, "All our trains are coming in on time today excepting two from the west, due at 5 a. in. and 2:3J p. m., which are sev eral hours late because of delays occas ioned by the inexperience of employes on the western divisions." President Sloat of the A. R. U. returned from Horton last evening, where he has been holding mass meetings in the inter est of his order. He says that the lodge there is enthusiastic in its expressions of sympathy for the strikers in the east, and that it has about three hundred mem bers. He addressed a mass meeting at the city park there yesterday, at which there were over two thousand people. The meeting was also addressed by Father Kinseha of the Catholic church, aud Rev. Mr. Daisie of the Baptist church. "There will be no trouble at norton," Mr. bloat said, "there could be no striKe because the men are out of work. 1 ad vised them not to make auy unseemly demonslraiiou because they are out of woi'i anyway and if they did and we should tail in this strike, it would jeopar dize their chances of being taKeu back when it is all over." Hie A. R. U. private telegrams this moruiug announce that the local lodges of the brotherhood of locomotive liremen at Argentine, Nickerson aud Newton, all oa the Santa Fe, have turned in their charters, and joined the A. R. U. Tuia will aiiecL iu ail about 150 men, aud it is expected that they will all join the siriKers and refuse to work. The members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Eugiueers have a good rea son for not joiuiug the strike according to a story told a J uknal reporter by a member of the A. R. U. Tne engineers' brotherhood is a fra ternal insurauce order, and each engi neer carries $2,000 insurance through his local lodge. If the members of auy local lodge should striiie without an order from Chief Engineer Arthur, the charter of their division would be for feited and they would lose their insur ance. It is not au easy matter for engi neers and other rai.road men to get in surance, aud for that reason it is not often they strike without orders from the head of their order. rom of the wives and other lady members of the local A. R. U., have formed a relief committee of ten or twelve to visit the houses of the other members an 1 fiud out if anything is needed in the Hue of relief. A good many people though poor, are too proud to acknowledge it, a .d this committee is for tue purpose of findtug out about just such caes and applying the proper re lief. The managers of the local union say that among tuemselves and with the help farmers have oifered they will be abie to remain out of work all summer if need be. The Populist committee that has the rally of tomorrow in charge at the city park, has oifered the A. li. U. of the city the exclusive refreshment privilege and it has been accepted. A committee of men and women are this afternoon get ting in readiness withstands audrefresh meuts 10 feed the hungry crowd tomor row. Shop Men, Call and see Roy Penwell'a new under taking rooms. No. o' Quiaey bt. HEWS IMAilSE Ft. Scott A. 11. U. Guards Rail roads from Depredations. Planters House at Leavenworth to Be Entirely llefitted. OTHER STATE NEWS. A Child Falls Into a Boiler of Scalding Water at Salina. Ft. Scott, July 11. The A. R. U. and associate striking orgauizatiuus in this city appointed a delegation from among their number to guard the Memphis railroad company against any depreda tions of those who might take advantage of the occasion to damage the company property. The guard consisted of about fifteen well known railroad men who kept a strict watch in the Gulf yards all night last night, and allowed no strange or sus picious persons ou tho premises. PLANTERS HOl"-E lO I K MADE OVER Fifty Thoutan 1 Ooll.r. Will b Expand ed 011 Le 1 veil wort li's llistor.c M .tl. Leavenworth, July 11 The deal by which ihe .Minneapolis hotel men repre seuted by J. V. Waite, came into the Planters' House property in this city has been consummated. The sum to be expended on the Plan ters is $50,000. Of this amount $M, .01 will ba d-vo:ed to inak.ng tne structure practically new and the remainder to furnishing it. The entire interior will be changed and made new. Passenger elevators will be put in aud a complete sj-tem of 1 steam hea.iug supplied. There will be I gas and electric li-rhts in every room and apartment aud bath rooms will be con structed. CKlTSHKtt ItV THE CARS. louue Man Horribly Mangled at Oreat Mend. Great Bend, July 11. As anta Fe train No. (5 was leaving the depot, two men attempted to climb on the trout end of the baggage car, and in so duir.g, one of them slipped and fell under the roll ing wheels and was cut to pieces iu a horrible manner cutting both legs off at the kaees and crushing his skull, which caused almost instant death, i 1 is name was Evans, and he resided in 'Wich ita, Kansas. A telegram was sent to the family, but they answered, saying they were un able to take ca.e of the remains, and they were interred here. FELL INTO ItOILl.NG WATER. A 7-Vear-Ol.l Child at .salina Krlls Into a Roller of calling; Water. Salina, July 11. Little Eve Sheldon, the 7-year-old daughter of Jur. and Mrs. G. 31. Sheldon, who reside on West Iron avenue, received a very serious scald by falling backward into a boiler of hot water while playing about the house. She was very badly burned as he was nearly immersed iu the boiling water. She is resting easy at present, but doubts are entertained as to her recovery. Arrested For Kmbezz'-inent. Ft. Scott, July 11. Constable Camp bell today arrested C. C. Lowe ou the complaint of 1. V. 31oody, who charges him with embezzling some $200 from the Moody Marble company. 3Ir. Lowe has been traveling for the marble works ahd it is charged that he drew the amount named as his commis sion on sales which it is said he repre sented to have made, but which it is al leged were not really made. He was placed under a bond of $500 and is now endeavoring to secure a bond. Rohbd Ills llrolhur, Newton. July 11 Frank Y. Carrier has been arraigned before Judge Lupfer on the charge of grand larceny. The complaining witness is his brother, 3Ier win A. Carrier, who claims he was rob bed of $4. Frank admits stealing some money, but does not think it as much as $20. His bond was fixed at SS00, in de fault of which he was committed to the county jail to await a hearing in the dis trict court. He is 17 years of Hge. Gen. M. Solomon Dead. Atchison, J uly 11. Gen. M. Solomon died at the residence of his eon, II. C. Solomon of paralysis. He was partially paralyzed four years ago, and for the past year he has beeu totally blind. Gen. Solomon was for fourteen years con nected with the land department of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. with head quarters in Chicago, and was very prom inent in the excursions of land seekers brought to Kausas by that company. ,Doimtr"ddin" Saloonkeepers. Leavenworth, July 11. The saloon- keepers of the City are signing a petition asking the board of police commissioners to prohibit the sale of beer at the parks ou Sunday. The saloon men say they are supposed to keep their houses closed on Sunday, therefore beer should not be allow-ed to be sold publicly at groves and parks. P.mln.i Examiner Tran.ferred. Salina, July 11. H. 11 Elliott, United States pension examiner, has been trans ferred from Salina to Kansas City, AIo., where he will take up his residence. S. D. Rotrauel, now examiner of the Con cordia district, will succeed Mr. Elliot. Kansas City is a more exteuded and im portant field. A COLD STORAGE HOUSE. Oa Is Just Heine: Finished by the Moessr Ice Coinp ny. A new thing for Topeka, one that has been needed a long time. The Moeser Ice company are'just finishing five large cold storage rooms in .connection with their ice lactory 011 the corner of Second aud Polk streets. The temperature will rauge in the storage rooms from thirty three degrees and upwards. 3Ir. Will .oeserof the company extends an invi tation to anv one w ho is interested in the cold storage question, or who has any- thin ft to store, to call ana ne win snow them through. He has now quite a large amount of eggs aud butter stored for Topeka merchants. He says that if necessary they ha"re room enough to add two or three more rooms. A Journal representative went through with one of the men this morning and found it to be the coolest place ia titd city. Highest of all In Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't He; j ,C(fTin 17:3 rT"""' THE CRUSADE COMMITTEE. It Will Meet Tonight at the C.uncll Chnuibrr. The anti-liquor crusade executive com mittee elected at the big meeting last week will meet this evening at the coun cil chamber for organization. The following are the members of the executive committee: S. B. Bradford, chairman, II. C. Root, II. H. Fowler, Mrs. L. E. Thorpe. Mrs. Thos. Lyon, G. E lstrom, P. I. Bonebrake, M. T. Campbell, Alex. Laird, John Nys trom, D. C. Burson. M. Ii. Ackley, Rev. C. i. Sheldon, A. B. Jetmore. J. V. Cleed, Mrs. Thomas Page, A. K. Rodgers, A. P. Wilder, 3Irs. 3L E. Ferine and J. if. Foucht. Chairman Bradford urges every mem ber of the committee to be present at 8 o'clock. DEATH OF J. M. EMERX- A Well Known Htlirn id Man Passes Away Today. J. M. Emery, whose home was at 419 Ohio avenue, Oakland, died this morn ing at 4 o'clock of brain trouble. He was a well known Santa Fe man having been master mechanic at Arkansas City, and he also worked here aud other places along the line. He belonged to loage No. 179 Knights of Pythias and his funeral which will be held tomorrow at 3 p. m. will be conduct ed by that organization. The body will be sent to Lawrence for burial. Mr. Emery held a $ :i,000 policy in the Kuights and Ladies of Security. GETS A DENVER HOUSE. L. M. Crawford Lnnses a Theater la That Cliy. The following private telegram was received this afternoon from Denver by the State Journal: "Crawiord's circuit leases Denver the ater." Clarence Huff, Mr. Crawford's mana ger at Topeka, said that he knew noth ing about the matter, except that Mr. Crawford had beeu figuring for a year to get tiie control of a Denver house, but that he did not know which one he had secureiL gov. Tite7omokkow. A 151 Msellns; of the Populists Prom ised nt City Park. Chairman Breidenthal of the Populist stale central committee said this after noon tuat Governor Waite of Colorado will be here tomorrow and will speak at the city park as advertised. Tomorrow's meeting at the City park is to be an all day ratification meeting. The morning meeting will be addressed by Judge Frank Doster, Judge C. K. Fpote, S. 31. Scott, Geo. W. Clark, 11. N. Gaines and 31rs. Annie L. Divgs. At 2 o'clock iu the afternoon Governor Waite will speak, and he is also expected to speak at the evening meeting. The music will be furnished by the Quenemo Glee club. S T iTTc K fND 0TV N . John Newcnmb Lies In An Unooaselous Condition aud May lie, John Newcomb, a cigar maker work ing for H. A. Klauer, was stricken with what appears to be an epileptic attack at 11 :30 this morning and all efforts tore store him to consciousness have so far failed. Newcomb has beeu in failing health for two years and recently the fits have become of longer duration and much more frequent occurrence. Some doctors say that Newcomb is suffering from an abscess or growth upon the brain. A large crowd gathered at 6J9 Kansas avenue, where Newcomb was stretched out on the floor and the friends of the stricken man did all they could to rouse him until 2:30, when he was removed to his home on Fillmore street in the patrol wagon. Physicians say that Newcomb can not recover and will probably never regain consciousness. The "Xew Er" In Trouble. E. II. Perry began a suit in the dis trict court today to recover from Cyrus Corning of the New Era one old-style job press, an imposing stone, three fonts of wooden type aud fourteen pounds of metal furniture, valued in all at $210. Perry alleges that Corning took the outfit July 21, 1693, sol gave in return his promissory note aud a chattel mortgage. The notes and interest remain unpaid, and Perry wants an order in replevin to get the press and other fixture back. Public Interest Ieep. The Journal received today many columns of letters 6a the labor troubles. This indicates what a profound interest exists among the people ou the subject. It is impossible, however, to publish these letters today, without crowding out the news. Some of them may be printed later on. LOCAL MENT 1 0 X. Arguments on the motion for a new trial in tho case of Whiting vs. Tho Water Suppiy company were heard in district court t. day. Judge Hazen took the case under advisemeut. Chief of Police Lindiey received a tel egram thi.s afternoon announcing the death of his nephew. Fred Poorman at Des Moines Iowa. He left at onco to at tend the fuueraL Ike.MovM A. PVnwell Invite all their friends to call and see their new undertaking parlors, No. 523 Qtuucy SL Krlenre Applied. For a number of years I have been eornoelled to use glasses, but found that something was wrong when the use of them was continued. I tried, Topeka, St. Louis ami Chicago, but Btill the fatigue to the eyes prevailed. At last I visited Chas. Bennett, the' optician. 713 Kausas avenue, and explained the diffi culty to him. He tested my eyes, fitted them with glasses, and I have had no more trouble with them. Ila understands hie business. Dr. D. Rogers, 811 Jxaaaaa av-., Topeka, Kan. SENTENCED FOR 10 YEA William .Smith l'le.l (iuiily to J glary In the First Desna. William Smith, whose rl iuk Macaulay, was sentenced to ten ye-i the penitentiary at hard labor, 1 y Jo ! Hazeu, today. Smith broke int t house of Tar be 1 Smith, near fsilver 1. one night, and stole a cheap rV'.;v Smith is a maa of middle age, abova t average, apparently in intelligent , wore good clothes. "You are charged," the ju'L" after County Attorney Sa!lurd had ti the indictment, "with burglary in t first degree. The sentence is not s than twenty-one years nor lees tht t years. Are you guilty or not ru.itv '. ' Smith hesitated a moment t.,i t '., said in a firm voice, "I am gu.l'y.'' "You enter this plea, do you, v 1 full understanding of the petialty tached':"' "I do." "Have you any reason to given' sentence should not now be pf.o 1 . your" "None that I know of. I 1 ,.av? 1. plenty of chances to make a man of to self and didn't use them. That's wl.c am here. I might us well be te.uced." "Where is your home?'' "In Washington, loa. I have a i ber of friends there and I have trie 1 be a friend to them." "Have you ever been in such tr - i as this before?" "Yes, sir." "I he sentence of this court is that j shall be confined at the state p-niteijt.,i for a term of ten years, at hard 11 or This was the minimum sentence. Smith accepted the sentence wi?:.-.-the slightest outward eign-t of l!ut ! n and was taken back to the count v fa.l. " i T E A C H E R S ' ( E R 1 I i I A 12 Tile Oradans of tlie Conn j IlMa.'t C oin pletetl. The county board of exanii' . r-i ! just completed the y radi n g uf tin; . from the last exam unit ion held at ' : close of the institute, and the cciti;, have been mailed to the ucce --f uj j plicants. There were 125 who took t I examination. Of this number :;i i- - failures, 45 were granted third ia titicates, HI were granted .-inrtd j, i . and 18 were given the highest I. j . first grade certificates. TODAY'S MAHKET Rill'fJir Furnished ly W. I'.-.lr nn .... I rai, I ro v i 4 i on i inl ,.-k.. tale fitultdlnir. lrner of Nov. d-K-knon : rt I. J11.V 11. . 'I' i 1 1 -K" . I-"V 1 Wheat July. . 5H ., Sept. . .')! ' Dec. . .! July. . 41-'-,; Sept. . 4-' ii 1 41 1 i Corn ; i-j'. .17'-; 31 ay. . iH1;.: July., an ;.: Sept. . .SJ9',4's Oats 1 kanu Kansas Citt. I'liy July No. li ar i e t. 11. V h h r U to lc higher. No. 2 red4tc; jected, 41 6iA2c. i ho r 1. V, No. H red, -17',. l Corn Unchanged. No. 2 mixe. 36? jj; j,'0 a white, '.',:) tit. 10. Oats Firm. No. 2 mi ted, '. No. 2 white, 37c. Rtk Steady. No. 2, 42c. Flaxukkd Firmer; $1.10. Bkan Steady. o7fV,sc. Hat Firm. Timothy, f.C) ; prairie $5.5uH.00. bcTTKK Firm. Creamery, li dairy, 12ii4l4c. Eons Active and steady, T, ,'':. Cattle Receipts, fi.soo; thipr 4,000. Market 10 to 15 rents i Tex a-' steers, $J.5','c i , cows, $1.40(2.45; beef st-t-ra, f 4..9J; native cows, $ l.OOfij '! If ); ft., and feeders, (18.104.22.168; bulls, f 2. .50. Hoos Receipts, 8,400; h c 4,300. Market opened eteadv, cio to 20c lower. Bulk. $4.VK 5. 1 io; i f $4.905.10; packers, fi.yu4j5.JO; e.t, $4.80:5.05; lights, 4 1.7" Yorkers, $4.H554.95; pigs, f45o,;i Shbbf a no Lambs Keceipti, Shipments, 200. Market slow. Xar York. Hue t. iir'it. American Butrar Ret! 8. F. C. 1$. A O., 7 1 ; :ri.-. Missouri Pacn-c. k ' ; inir. 17' 8 New Enadan l, 3 t ; li ; S! Paul, It'd . Unioti J' laud. 60 1 lOl; Western Union, bl1,; Ciuci,- 7-1 ,''8; Cordage, .Inst Fsunil the I'larc Where you can get your furrTi ir paired aud also packed for Cieaning and laying carpets a xp-i All kinds of general jobbing wvrk on short notice. Work gu ir a i good mechanic No 417 Wr-st i ttreet. Pimples, boils and other humors blood are liable to break out in tb weather. I'revent it by taking 1' Sarsaparilla. American Steam Laundry. 11.' 7th street, tele, 341. Read the "Wants. M an v of t !; as interesting as news items. is not so. KcMli" A. IVsiull. Undertakers and Embalm'-rs, Quincy St. Shirts mended by the l'eerie.v. TOO LATE TO CLA r v . ll'ASTtli-Tii trade for a hr-.-. ' new monkey slow, ciear lot. Journal o.ilce. Isok KKNT Tw front rooias, t wo nicely itrin-; usuite or siiitoM Jackson fct. 1-OK KKXT-Tffn pleasant uidtiri.i ' iioud repair, chwap- Ti-i !