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Associate Justice Allen Scores
Governor Leweilinrr
la LanjruajL-e That Admits of
No Mis jntlerstandina:.
la All of the Larger Cities
of Kansas.
The Corruption Well Known to
the Governor.
Inaugurated by the Police
Says Justice Allen, Who Fears
Facts TJust Come Out.
To Lieut. Governor Daniels Ex
pressing ilis Views.
,The following letter written by Asso
ciate Justice Stephen II. Alleu to Lieu
tenant Governt r Percy Daniels on May
19th speaks for itself. The letter is
w ritten on the letter heads of the supreme
court; it says:
'i oi'KKA. Kansas, May 19th, 1834.
Lt. iov. Percy 1) iiiii'ls, Giranl, Kansas.
M v Okak Cci onkl: 1 am very greatly
disturbed abiut the political situation,
ami had hoped to have aa opportunity to
have a talk' with you. Tho time for
holding tho ct uuty convention to elect
df lege tes is so near, that I thought best
to write you a .ine, though I wished quite
as much to get your views concerning
the situation as to impart 1113 own.
It seem to be generally conceded, that
the drift of sentiment is all in favor of
the' renoniina'iou of Governor Lewell
ing and the other state officers. If the
peopla were ccgnizant of the facta, and
understood the kind of a campaign that
must necessarily follow. I should have
110 fears of fer:om mistakes being made
by the convention, but I do not thiuk
tii ut the masses of the people have much
idea what is ready going on.
Vou know there has been much, talk
aliout the administration of affairs in the
large cities. Within the past few days I
have learned, not from the enemies, but
from the friends of the administration,
of circumstances showing that the ad-
minis; ration aJairs in some, if not all, of
the cities of the first class, ia thoroughly
corrupt, and that to the knowledge at
lea-it of the puvernor. I have also been
toid of circumstance which tended very
strongly to indicate that this condition of
affairs meets with his sanction. I can
not by letter undertake to put together
the various tilings that I have learned
without going out of my way at all to do
bo, nor do I w.sh at present to name my
In fact, I very much prefer not to place
myself in the attitude of an accuse.- of
anybody, and what I wish to suggest to
ou. and w ish ail the people could know,
is that very serious charges are now
made, and that during the campaign we
shall unquestionably have them to lace.
It is an open sec ret that the prohibitory
law has not leen enforced in the larger
cities. Vou know 1 am not, to draw it
mildly, a prohibition crank, yet, it is very
tasy for me to see how readily corrupt
practices become associated with sys
tematic disregard and violation of law.
.Our opponents in the campaign can
start out with the clear and admitted
1 ropositiou, that the prohibitory law has
been generally disregarded in the larger
c itie.. I fear, also, that they can easily
show system itie boodling by the police
. Ifow much evidence will then be re
quired to convince those of our people
w ho are especially interested in the en
forcement of the prohibitory law, that
the administration is directly connected
with ail these practices".' Worst of all 1
dread possible developments showing
direct connection of the executive office
with these matters. We have all the
matters to defend that we can possibly
carry without having to meet charges of
Some of my Linn county friends have
written me, inquiring as to the practica
bility of placing your name at the head
of the ticket, a:id I think the delegation
from our county would be very glad to
take that stand, though of course, I do
not know who the delegates will be, nor
under what instructions they will come
I hope the Crawford county delegation
which playe J a very important part in
the Wichita convention, will not come
here with its hands tied, by instructions
in favor of a re -nomination of the pres
ent state officers, but will be free to act
as eeems best after consultation with
thos.3 from other parts of the state.
Of course I do not wish what I write
you to be made public, but I have no o"b
jections to your showing this letter to
such of our ciscreet friends as you may
think best, if any. Very truly yours,
S. II. Allen.
Kansas Populists Working to Save the
Kansas lllj, Kansas, Policy Shops.
. St. Lolls Au sr. 4. A Washington
special to tho Globe Democrat, says:
The action of the Kansas Populists
of the house in seeking by all
means to defeat consideration of the
lottery bill is beginning to cause
comment. This is the measure Mr. Iirod
ericK of Kansas is trying to put through.
Hie senate aas already passed it. The
provisions are such that it is believed the
enactment v ill put a stop to the lottery
business in Kansas.
A concern has its headquarters in Kan
sas City, Kas., and flourishes just across
the state line from Kansas City, Mo. The
bill brings to bear all of the power of the
government through interotate commerce
and the postal business, and is drafted
so as to meet the peculiar situ
ation in Kansas, where liquor sell
ing is prohibited and the lottery flour
ishes. The sentiment in congress is
quite strong against lotteries, and the
bill which Mr. Broderick is coaching
will go through if it can be got before
the house.
The motive of the house Populists
action is said to be a heavy contribu
tion from the Kansas lottery peo
ple for the state campaign fund
senator Peffer. who is a thoroughly mor
al and honorable man, whatever may be
thought of his political creed, could not
be used by the lotte-ry agents to block
the bill in the senate, but the Kansas
Populists in the house are of a different
stripe, and are doing the bidding of Gov.
Lewelling and the party managers.
ingallSHpiTaises giioyeii.
Glad That tile President 8ent Troops to
Suppress the &trilc.
Scperior, Neb., Aug. 4. The sixth an
nual interstate reunion of Nebraska and
Kansas G. A. R. closed last nigtit.
The attendance reached tho maximum
of iJO.000. Senator Iugulls of Kansas,
and Hon. John Thurston of Omaha,
closed the day with speeches. After re
ferring to local conditions Mr. Ingalls
"We are passing through critical times;
anarchy is abroad in this laud. Another
condition confronts us that almost
amounts to civil war. I recently passed
turough Wet Virginia. All along the
line were opposing lines of soid.eis and
strikers. It w as like passing through an
enemy's couutry th.rty years ago, and
coming to Chicago I was kept in that
city as in a city held bv a siege. The
J only difference between despotism and a
I republic is that one is a government of
I law and the other is a government of por
"There is one class in this country who
would make good strangers among any
nation in the world, a class that has
known no law but bayonets, no means of
redress but bomb and stiletto. I am not
opposed to foreign immigration, but
uuou dresrs. sewage and scum of Eu-
! ropian humanity tho gates of Castle
Garden should never swing inward.
"One of the rights of the American cit
izen is free emigration. With me, when
I was a prisoner of war in Chicago, were
thousands of men deprive J of their right.
Men who del rived us of that right de
served the same fate as the rebels of 'til.
I den't know that I ever before said any
thing laudatory of G rover Cleveland, but
partisan as I am, I say that when the
president ordered out the army to open
the gates of trallic he d:d one act for
which every citizen s ho ill 1 be thankful.
But that was only one virtue among a
thousand sins."
Gorga GoQltl'i Yacht Given Deep Water.
Defeats Ihe liritaniiia.
Cowls, Isle of Wight, Aug. 4. George
Gould's yacht, the Vigilant, has re
deemed the promise of tier sailing mas
ter, that given deep water and a strong
wind sho would defeat the Prince of
Wales' crack boat Britannia. The race
today was tifty miles.
The prize w as 103 and the race the
fourteenth between thesa two boats, of
which the Britannia had won ten.
The Vigilant won by 0 minutes and 53
seconds actual time, and by 4 minutes
and -40 seconds corrected time.
A Knport to the lth'oct That lie AV111 Ac
cept Duty on Nu;fir.
Washington, Aug. 4. It developed
today that a conference was had at the
White house last night at which were
present the r resident, Speaker Crisp,
t hairman Wilson, Secretary G re-ham and
it is understoo I some others. The new
sugar schedule w as gone over, and while
no one is authorized to state what con
clusion was reached, the subsequent
action of thoso present warrants the in
ference that the president and others at
the meeting believed it advisable to ac
cept the proposition.
It was with this understanding that
the house conlerrees met the senators to
day with no objection to the two Louisia
na senators and some of these developed
a new and unexpected obstacle.
ii. fe. Mwan Inn inr.
G. S. Swan, a tine looking man from
North Topeka, was brought over last
evening by Police Onieer Hicks and
lodged in the city jail charged with in
sanity. Ilia mania seems to be religion.
He is not at all violent by was arrested
at the instance of his brother who pre
ferred to have him locked up. lie was
turned over to Sheriff Bttrdge today and
will be tried before Probate Judge Elli
ott Monday.
tieorse ould arty Droniifd.
Cowe, Isle of Wight, Aug. 4. George
Gould had a narrow escape from drown
iug yesterday, when ho met tho
Vigilaut in a steaai launch oil
the ;r-pit light ship. Just as Mr. Gould
was walking across the plaak held
between the two vessels, the launch
gave a sudden lurch and Mr. Gould fell
into the sea. He managed by treading
water to keep his head above water until
hauled on board the sloop.
The Jlerrnry'1 Drop.
Last night the mercury dropped down
to 50 degrees, and 'Z o'clock this after
noon it was 77. Yesterday 79 was the
highest. The cool wave is said at the
weather bureau to be due to a high bar
ometer in Wisconsin, for which the peo
ple of Topeka extend to the people of
Wisconsin their thanks. It is said also
that after today it will begin to get hot
There are less than 300 pure blooded
Porce lain is to be sntstitnted for gold
in filling the teeth.
Umbrellas made frora paper pulp and
varnished are now coming into use in
various parts of Fracce.
Courts of chancery are located in five
states namely, Alabama, Delaware,
Florida, Alisiiasropi and New Jersey.
The Santa Fe Authorized to
Borrow $1,500,000
To Pay Up All of Its
News That Will Bring U -joicins:
to Thousands.
Judge Foster Issues the Order
Judge C. G. Foster issued an order to
day giving the receivers of the Santa Fe
railroad authority to borrow $1,300,00
on receivers' certificates.
Of this amount $50,000 is to pay the
employes of the road and other bills and
I and $750,000 to pay taxes of the road and
I the expenses of terminal facilities,
j It is only a few weeks siuce the receiv
I ers were given permission to borrow
$50,000 on receivers' certificates, and
nearly the entire amount was advanced
. by one firm. This additional loan will
swell the receiver's debt to $1,730,033.
j The receivers' certificates upon which
! the money is secured, are good iuvest
; meuts. They are a tirst lieui upon the
I railroad property, and ta;te precedence
j of all other claims against the company,
; mortgages included. They draw 5 per
f cent lute-rest.
t None of the receivers of the Santa Fe
i are in the city, Receiver Wiison, who
j has headquarters here, being reported as
in Colorado. General Manager r rey and
Treasurer Wilder are also out of the city.
Attorney A. A. Hurd was seen, but pro
fessed entire iguorance of the transac
tion. The order was filed in the United
States circuit court.
Ic is thought that with the sum to be
secured by the receivers the Santa Fe
will be euabled to pay all wages owed to
employes and will soon be in good finan
cial condition.
The Xew York Ilem!! Sy Something:
Crkuilalous I Comiuz Out.
New York, Aug. 4. The Herald this
morning says: The Atchison railroad's
scandals may develop sensatrons that will
throw in the shade McLeod's transactions
in the Philadelphia & Heading.
Me.iibers of the protective committee
mission say there will be many dramatic
incidents in connection with the investi
gation of the supposed systematic over
charging of accounts to the extent of
$7,200,000 during the last four years.
President Iteinhart, it is said, is
preparing to lake a long vaca-
j tion for his health, which is
j said to have run down. He will return
I to New York on Monday ia time to at
tend an important meeting of the re
organization committee on Monday,
when a 6tormy time is expected in con
nection with the supposed fictitious book
keeping during the four years prior to
the receivership.
The directors of the company seem to
have beeu put to great confusion, and it
is thought certain of them will attend
the meeting and take the opportunity to
free themselves from any suspicions that
may be entertained.
A Vouiis Girl JSar Connellsville, Fa.,
Tied to n Stake and I.ushe I.
Con nem.s vili.k, Pa., Aug. 4. A very
strange showing of the transplanted cus
toms of the Slav element in this region
was made near Teith last evening. Tho
victim was a youug womam who had
violated the moral code that is supposed
to govern these people.
A party of Slavs took her from her
frieuds, stripped off her clothing, pinion
ed her hands and feet, lashed her to a
Btake and whipped her savagely
over an hour. She was reviled,
tormented and spat upon by anybody w ho
cared to. She was left at the stake and
remained there six hours before anybody
dared to release her. A young man
offered to release some of her cords and
was beaten off by the mob. When the
girl was taken down she could scarcely
County Detective Campbell has the
case ia baud.
People Too Poor to liujr Shoes ami
Failure Comes.
Worcester, Mass., Aug. 4. Henry E.
Smith & Co., the largest wholesale dealers
in boots and shoes in this city, have as
signed. The liabilities are $00,000, and
the assets about $240,000. Last year the
business of the house amounted to over
?GU0,O00. but it fell off greatly this year
and this, with the failure of several cus
tomers, caused the assignment. The out
standing accounts due the firm amount
to 130,000.
Qcincy, Mass., Aug. 4 John E. Drake
& Co., the leading shoe manufacturers cf
this place, have assigned. Liabilities
about $30,000; assets about the same.
The failure was caused bv dull business.
A Special Trila Prom Topeka to the Esk
riclfr Celebration Yetardaj.
There was a big colored picnic at Esk
ridge yesterday and a special train of
co.ored people went down from lopeka
on the Santa Fe accompanied by the Dis
patch band. There were five car loads of
Those who attended say that there was
a crowd of over 2,000 people present
from different points in Kansas. Editor
Driver of the Blackman, and Sol Wa 1
kina were the Topeka men that made
The train did not reach Topeka till 3
o'clock this morning. The picnic was a
continuation of the celebration of the
emancipation of tho West India slaves.
In a Kansas City Street Corner Speech is lie
Says Vote for I. w e 1 1 1 n
Kansas Citv, Kan., Aug. 4 Mrs.
Mary E. Lease delived a Populist ad
dress on a street corner in Kansas City,
Kan., last evening. The meeting was
held at the corner of Lyons avenue and
James street. A farmer named Thomp
son was advertised to speak there, ami
during the afternoon a platform was
built in the street from which to speak.
Thompson was there but he had to de
liver hia address in sections. About 6
o'clock iu the evening Policeman Pat
ton spied Mrs. Lease ridiug on a cable
car. She was accompanied by
the other members of the state board of
charities, aud was on her way to the
blind institution, where a meeting will
be held today. A committee called upon
Mrs. Lease, and she consented to talk
v; Mrs. Lease started out by telling of her
sickness recently. She said that this was
the second speech she had made out of
doors for fourteen weeks. She looked
rather pale and was not as strong as she
used to be. She spoke for an hour, and
towards the last a hacking cough seized
her, and she cut her remarks short. She
defended the principles of the Populist
party, and stated that she was for Lew
elling and all the Populist nominees.
Among other things she said:
"I he forces of labor are being crushed
by the money power of Wall street, and
we have reached a time when the labor
ing men must uuite, or there is a future
of slavery for them.
"We have certainly reached a crisis in
this couutrj', and the laboring people
must stand together or be subjected to
slavery. I was in Chicago last winter,
aud saw the same thing there. I con
demn the plan of shooting down men in
the streets just because they want some
thing to eat. I am proud to state that I
live in a state where labor cannot be sup
pressed by gatliug guns or policemen.
When the bill to repeal the silver law
was under discussion, they told us that
we would see better times, but have wet
No! They have been getting worse ever
since aud will continue to until silver is
She spoke of John Cleveland and
Grover Sherman.
At this point she said: "The people of
this state should move to make the elec-
j tion of Lewelling unanimous this fall."
1 his remark brought forth great ap-
I plause from Chief of Police Quarles, who
occupied a seat on the platform.
She asked tho&e present who had ever
seen a gold dollar to hold up their
hand, and she counted five. She also
asked how many had a gold dollar in
their possession, and one lonesome man
stuck up his hand. She then took this
illustration as a text for a discussion and
devoted about a half hour to it.
She said that Cleveland was the Amer
ican agent of foreign bankers. Mrs.
Lease, after discussing the transporta
tion aud land planks of the Populist plat
form, turned her attention to state poli
tics. She boldly declared that Willard
would be the next congressman from the
Second district, but gave no reason for
making the prediction. She concluded:
-it has beeu reported that I am about to
leave the Populist party. That is abso
lutely false. I am in it to stay. It is
true that the governor aud 1 did have a
little trouble last winter, but I took him
into the courts and licke?d him. Siuce
that time he has been just as good as pie.
We are all right now and I shall talk for
him in this campaign and predict that he
will be elected by from 5,000 to 30,000
Corbatt and Jackson's Fiht an Impossi
bility. New Yokk, Aug. 4. Tho World this
morning say:
The following telegram was received
by the sporting editor of the World to
night: San Francisco, Aug. 4. Will not light
south under auy Circumstances. Leave
for New York Tuesday.
Pkter Jackson.
Corbett sent the following dispatch to
Parson Davies:
New York, Aug. 3. I tried to con
vince them in Europe that Jackson was
making a big bluff but they would not
believe it. I shortened my engagements
and came 3,000 miles to prove that he
was bluffing. Your despatch this morn
ing verified my statement. I am iu New
York and I will remain here another
week. If you are on the level here is a
chance to make your boasts good.
Yours Respectfully,
James J. Corbett,
Champion of the World.
There is no club now in existence in
the north where so important a light
could be successfully brought off. Since
the advent of the Seaside Athletic club
at Coney Island, some of the sports have
been expecting a bid for the big ones
from that direction, but the men who run
the organization say "No."
A. II. U. Men at Cincinnati Willing to Ad
mit Their Jllttakc
Cincinnati, Aug. 4. Committees rep
resenting strikers called on the officials
of the different railroads today asking
for reinstatement. The movement is the
outgrowth of recent meetings of the
American Railway union and others who
The men admitted their mistake in
sympathetic striking and were disposed
to drop Debs and other leaders. Presi
dent Ingalls promised a reply on Monday
for the Big Four system. None of the
other roads gave any assurance to the
committee. There are about 1,500 ex
perienced railroaders idle here on ac
count of the strike.
Xew York B iiik Statement.
New York, Aug. 4. The weekly bank
statement shows the following changes;
Reserve, decrease $2,850,023; loans, in
crease $7 i,900; specie, decrease $.i6,000;
legal tenders, decrease $J,3t3,8lJ; de
posits, decrease $2,433,100; circulation,
decrease $33,9O0. The banks now hold
$63,054,70) in excess of the require
ments of the 23 per cent rule.
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 ia a fact.
The Packing- House Strike at
Omaha Looks Threatening.
Non-UnionMen Hired at Lincoln
to Go There.
When They Try to Take
Strikers' Places.
Men at Kansas City and St.
Louis to Go Out
On a Sympathy Strike at a
Moment's Notice.
All Kansas City Men to Unite
in One Organization.
Omaha, Aug. 4. Word was received
in Omaha this morning that tho South
Omaha packers had recruited a large
force of men at Lincoln to take the place
of the striking butchers and laborers and
thai they will leave Lincoln on a special
train this afternoon. The South Omaha
strikers have been notified aud trouble
is expected when the now men arrive at
4 p. m.
The executive committee of the strik
ers held a meeting today and the mem
bers gave it out that word had been re
ceived from St. Louis and Kansas City
that the men there were ready to go out
at a moment's notice. This news came
from the committee sent by the
Omaha men to report on the
situation iu those cities. Six
hundred men were taken into the feder
ated unions of packing house employes.
Chairman Martin of the. strikers' com
mittee was removed because he is hot
employed now in a packing house, but is
running a saloon, the strikers claiming
that it was hurting their cause to have a
saloon keeper at the head of the com
mittee. Want a Hi ir Order 1.1 U the A. K. U.
Kansas City, Aug. 4. The packing
house men of this city are forming a big
labor organization, on lines similar to
those on which the Atnericau Railway
union was founded. It will take in all
employes of the houses, instead of having
the inen organized by trades. There area
number of labor organizations among the
men now, but they are classed according
to trades. The object of the new order
is to have everybody belong to the same
lodge, aud in that way they claim they
will be in a better condition to protect
This move was first placed on foot by
the butchers, and it is said that it
has received the endorsement of
nearly all tho men already. A big
secret meeting was held iu the cham
ber of commerce building, Thursday
evening, when the question of forming
the organization was fully discussed.
It appears that the butchers arc not sat
isfied with the number of working
hours and the wages they receive, but
they feel that unless all the
men in the various houses belong to one
organization they will not receive any
aid iu case of a strike. This is what lead
up to the proposed organization of a new
The State Printer and Mrs. Lillian Wood
to Ke Wedded Tomorrow.
State Printer Edwin II. Snow will be
married tomorrow night to Lillian L.
Wood of this city. It was Mr. Snow's in
tention to be married at 8 o'clock in the
First Congregational church, but for va
rious reasons it was decided that the cer
emony should take place at a private
The bride, Mrs. Lillian Wood, is the
well known spiritualistic medium, and
has a large following in this city. Iu
some respects she is a most remarkable
woman. She is the pastor of a spiritu
alistic congregation which meets on East
Sixth street, aud she can-entertain an au
dience in a lecture of fully an hour
nicely. Among her other talents she can
improvise poetry that is almost above
criticism in rhyme, metre and sentiment.
She i3 also an author of more
or less note, aud although it has not been
generally known she is the "Zyesthra"
who conducts the women's page of Slate
Printer Snow's Topeka edition of the Ot
tawa Journal, consisting of six columns
of original miscellany of interest to
women. Her divorced husband was the
foreman of the state printing establish
ment press room under Mr. T. I).
Thacher and Mr. C. C. Baker. Her
brother is Ed Bruner, the Santa Fe con
ductor. Mrs. Wood lives on Jeffer?ou
street near Seventh, and has resided in
Topeka almost from childhood. She is
about 34 years of age.
Mr. Snow recently secured a divorce
from his wife, and at the trial Mrs. Snow
in the testimony attempted to connect the
name of Mrs. Wood with the affair, but
Judge Benson, before whom the case was
tried, objected to the use of Mrs. Wood's
name as being irrelevant to the case.
JnA&r lions'n Pension Asain.
Washington, Aug. 4. A petition was
filed in the district supreme court today
praying for a mandamus to compel Sec
retary Smith and Commissioner Lchren
to restore Judge Loug:.i pension to the
former a mouth rate and to make up
the loss sustained by the reduction of
hia pension.
Sfarie Tempest It re a U a a Contract.
New York, Aug. 4. The Pres says:
Marie Tempest, not to be outdone hy
Miss Lillian Russell, has broken her
coatract with Fred C. Whitney and is
going to sing in England. She has
signed a three-year contract with Geo.
Edwards of the Gaiety theater, Loudon.
Tbejr Will Appear by Their Attorns?
. liefore Judge Foiter loa !a.
The suit for a temporary injunci ;
against Eugene V. Debs and 1,ui.h
railroad men will cosim up for li-;ii
before Judge Foster on Monday.
The men have decided to ri.-t t :
order for an injunction, an 1 th.-y
employed Captain J. G. Wal.n a
Judge W. C. Webb to represent th.-m ;
the hearing. This course wa dm i '
upon at the meeting of the A. II. I'.,
this morning President Sloat sent tf'
grams to each of the eight prc-i b nt ,
A. li. U. lodges in Kansas saying t; ..
couusel had been employed to re 5 v
and make appearance fur the nt ''.,
that Populibt friends would pay th f !
Judge Foster said today: "it is in t 11
purpose in this case to inquire iu:.t I
great legal question of whether t h n i . i
ted States has authority or not. T:
strict construction of tho ai t of 1'
which authorizes tho United :':.
court to take action in th?so ca-- '
never been acted upon i:i uny s
though several cases have coin; up i
northern courts.
"If that question was to le hear !
would not care to sit aloao even it
were well.
"The question I will listen to i- wht !
er there were threats or attempts to i
terfere with tho business of carrying
mails or inter state commerce and u: :.
ing more. And upon that question m. ;
ly will depend the question as to s he: 1
er or not a temporary injunc'.ion will !
! issued.
Tlie School Hoard 1'ropoaes to Hm1
Thrill Ten l'er Out.
The board of education will !, ,' i
monthly meeJing .Monday night, :
President R. li. Welch announce t
afternoon that a cut of ten per en
the salaries of all the eniployee-t ui
city schools will doubtless bo !. 1 u
that time. This includes tho snjei
tendent of schools, clerk and ;.M
teachers, but not the janitors. The
is made, it is said, by reason of t!n
duced assessment aud the schuo! K
already as high as possible. It re.jui
rigid economy, says Mr. Welch, to
through last year without a tie licit.
The matter of furnishing the new !.
6chool and a change in the healing
paratus will also come up for ac!i .;i.
l'residnnt Kelnlisrt smji ihe I'racili o vi
ft Hello of 1'n it Manages iiibu I.
Boston, Mass., Aug. 4. A iikmh! r
the Atchison reorganization -...;., ;,i ; "
says: "The figures presented to t.slt. , :
eral reorganization committee by li
dent Reiuhart included the sjT, ; ,'
which Expert Little discovere 1. ei,iy
was not charged as Mr. Little I eh vi
should be. The $7,W,0" U iw --.
I of various items and rebates fucm ..!'
small proportion.
"In tiio matter of rebates Mr. n--:nh :
claims tho practice is a re! ic of pa t ma
agements, and he simply followed th
custom. Receiver McCook Haim- 1
have had 110 knowledge of the rebi1
system. This $7,00), 000 makes the ti ,
ing debt no larger, and any talk of
increase in the assessment to f '!J ash tr
is without foundation."'
Slrn That tlie l'oUni in FlUt Is Drmv c
to A ii .ul.
Chicago, Aug. 4. The shops nt V :i'
man closed today at 1:45 o'clock for t !.
Saturday half holiday. About ;; ) m
were at work in the repair shops nt tl,
hour. It is expected that 700 will !
hand Monday.
The strikers seemed discourage 1 to ! 1
although their leaders would not a !.
that the resumption of work has j;rt t
their cause.
Rev. J. S. Phillips will preuf !. at t;
Westminster Presbyterian church t j n 1
row morning.
Win. 1 '.. '1 rue, at a meeting of the t i: .
manufacturers last night, was ele ! 1 ,
delegate to the trades assembly.
Mrs. Helen Whitmoro will lead at C.
W. C. T. U. prayer meeting, in tf. p..t
of the Presbyterian church, Jlmi b
August Gth, at 2:'J0 p. m.
The August pension payment 1
this morning, and the pension olliei- s
crow ded with old soldiers today. A !
12,000 of the 193,000 j.eiieioin.-rs will i
paid today.
At the Third Christian church, ror
of Branii3rand Sixth streets, V. .1. in state
evangelist, will preach tomorrow '
11 a. rn. F. K. Mailory, tno pastor, -.v..
preach at 6 p. m. on "Bai'li-m i i 11
Mrs. A. E. Wall died yester lav at 1 ,
home of her son, Bert Wall at ',.') V.
street. She was 33 years o! 1. 1
I funeral will be held tomorrow at 10 n. 1
and the body will bo sent to M in !, ..; ;
for burial.
Tom Allen, city marshal of J-iw''.
City was in Topeka yesterday. lie .
John II. McWilliams lined to live t :
and from what he knows of the man ; :
fesses to have no faith whatever in i.
charges against the police oM cers ! r
Henry Breunan and "Sil" Stew ir', t
colored men charge! with a--i: :. ;
John Lee, also colored, are on i
Judge Chesuey's court this ai"( n-1
The evidence shows that SU-W art I
Lee while Breunan pounded him. 1
trouble grew out of an old feu 1.
The young people of the Third 1 r
byterian church will give a picae
Vine wood this evening, compl-me-M
to Miss Erricsou aud Miss 'Iee; -rs,
are at present the guests 01 lb v. 1 t'
Long, pastor of the church. biq ; a r a
be served by the young 1 1 li
There was afire alarm at 1:43 t ..
morning from box fi. The fire ua 1
the frame store at the southea-t c ,r
of Taylor and Gordon street", own- i
IL C. Long and occupied by J. .
ham. Tho damage will not exc - i , ;
partially insured. Origin imku-jwii.
Sheriff Burdge w ill go over to th -1
penitentiary at Lansing tonight aa J 1
three prisoners who are s'-ntt a -d ?
various terms. They are Cluirb--
Calley, for burglary, ten year.-', who
tered a farm house and t-tole a rev :
Jerry Mooie, two yearn for gran I bi:
John Patterson, one year f..r 1-r
'Ihe latter stole a pair of fch jvi

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