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STATE JOURNAL, FEIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 28, 1891.
The State Journal Cficlal Paper cf the .City cf Topeka. Et Frank P. iiicLiNsis. C7 SUrS'JSIPTICIT. Tally editi:n, deliverti "by carrisr, 13 cents & weei to any part cf Xopeia or lu'bur'fcs, cr at tha tang price in any Es.csa3 ira whsro this piper has a car rier system. Ey mail, threo months $ .33 Ey nail, ere year S.E3 "Weekly Edition, psr year .S3 GREATEST IN KANSAS. AVERAGS IAILT CIUCULATi::?; 8,806 Tcr tha threa dull suriner months cf 2S34 an increasa cf 078 fifty per cent ia cne year. OUR PROOFs TJ-.e ;:! Of t!) Topkk DriT 8TATS Jui- RXALfor Use ttiro mnr th?, viz., from the 1st d.y of June. 1x91. to the 3ist tiny of August, 1894. Inclusive, har beeu as follows: DAY June July August 8.840 8,b70 8.6)0 8.533 720 Mi 7.V2 720 !H3 0"i2 S.CiO .JM 8.741 8.720 8.7"-3 8. COO 8. 9. 10. it. 13. 11. 14. H. J'i. 17. 1H. 13. ,1-20 yfr .-to -.i 8.743 8.547 8,513 8.5-i) 8..VV2 8,520 ,3 ,210 KM ,r.-.'a 8,4 I J 8,30 8.4'U 8.4.-.' 220.127.116.11 8,47 3 8.4? 8.40.1 8.4VJ 8, 4,' I 8,!J 8.50-2 a. cm 8,542 8 57J 8.4J7 'ii. in. -'4. i-5. 8, 8. 8. 9. 8. 13, 79-J Tsl 2T2 743 1UU 17. ?S. la S). SI . 8.521 8.557 8.545 8.510 8,550 740 720 Totals. L-1,!73 231 ,OT8 Sunday; no issuo. 'i'lie total number cf pop e printed in the thrnf) mouths na;n s i abova. J9.Vi7. d'Tideil by 7t. th number ol issues. l ows the average to be fc.sofj. This Is a correct report of the issues Vf If.tl TOPFK A LA1 LV blllk JjLllSAL for tJUS thrue moDiiis its slated. (Signed) V $? Editor an l Proprietor. Sworn to and subcr;hed sept- n. lisH. Clerk of til Disirict C ourt. Miawcee (Jouuty, Kansas. !U2!7AL is the only paper in Earsa? recsivin the Full Day Associate! Press. E3"2Cea"b9r American ITewspaper Pufc lishers's association. EiTIfca ETAT2 jrjr.ITAL has tha har-isorosst and most complete web ster eotype perfsotin? press. C3Eastera cf.ee. 73 Tiitune Suildin. 2Tew York, Perry Iikem, Jr., manager. Vtfalhrr Indications. Washington, Sept. 28. Forecast till 8 p. m. Saturday. For Kansas: Fair; cooler Saturday afternoon; southerly winds, becoming ncrther'y. A Civic Feleratiok ia the proper thing' for Topeka; we must come to it. The judge are still silent in regard to tha passes which they have carefully concealed ia Jtheir walleti, but perhaps they are doing1 a good dal of thinking. The effort ia to be madt to put the Re publicans back in power la Kansas this fall, but not the same Rjp ublicans that were driven out in A great lesson was learned then. Why do not the other newspapers ia this town speak nut against these prize fights that are ruining th) reputation of Topeka for culture and high moral? We are astonished that a paper which used to ba a power for good doea not boldly take a stand for public decency? Ret. J. D. Uotki.v ia a powerful speaker and a strong mar. Had he been in congress instead of Jeff Hudson, the Third Kansas district would have at tracted more attention. But Botkin will scarcely be elected. Domocrats won't vote for him, and Prchibitionista don't like him because he forsook them. If Topeka had a Civic Federation per haps It would put some cf the backbone in County Attorney Saflord which he leemi to lack. He could, depend on the soli! support of an association of the best citizens and could afford to snap his fin gers at the jcinti.Ht and pugilistic element w hlca he seems now to regard with too ranch respect. There ought tj be no further hesita tion in bringing about a joint debate be tween Charles Curtis and Stephen M. ?cott. Every day of delay indicates that Howel Jones' committee ia in fear. The commif.ee may fear, but the Republicans of this district do not. If Charlie Curtis ivho has had two hard foi gfct campaigns and a term in congress if n't a match for S. M. Scott we miaa our iueas. Let the debate go cn. Rev. A S. Embres ia ail riffht on the woman suffrage questioa. Ue took a vacation in the Rocaies, went up into a high mountain, aa it were, and communed alone with nature; now ho has returned to us clothed and in his right mind. L;tatk Journal. There is where yon are mistaken, have you read the interview ia the Kansas City Star. Poor man he is more daft than ever on prohibition. Kansas Lever. The interview wasn't in the Star. It was in the State Joup kil first, and the State Journal is tba only paper that interviewed 31 r. Linbr. Our interview occupied a column. Re si the State Journal if you want th-j freshest news about everythinsr. It has tb.e most and the best interviewers of aajr paper in llasssa or Ha suae City. 8.43 8,312 8.8'" 8.5-0 S. " 9.7'X) 8.41 8,i",J 8.3".) 8.IM3 C.iHl 8,470 8.. "--! ..")) 2 TUB AT THEM FAIRLY. We "rode cn a puss and paid the Santa Fe road by advertising for just six months. When the road found we were not to be hu.hed in advocating railroad legislation, a renewal was not forthcom ing. There is not a Populist paper in this part of Kansa3 that we know of that lias this privilege of advertising for a pass. On the contrary, there is not a Re publican paper that does not have it, so far as we know. People's Paper, Staf ford. This applies to our case also. The Beacon was cut oil two years ago, while every other paper in this county carries a pass, some of them with less than half the circulation of this paper. Oil, these railroad officials are a sweet set! They are nearly as pure as the driven snow. Great Bend Beacon. We think that both these papers labor under a misapprehension. Ia it because they are Populist papers that the rail road company has ceased to do bus'.aosa with them, or rather isn't it because these papers have heaped abuse on the railroads? In the above the Beacon says: "Oh, these railroad officials are a sweet set! They are nearly aa pure as the driven snow." If the Beacon is accustomed to using that kind of language toward one of its customers, is it surprising that that customer withdraws his business? Would the Beacon publish such sayings about any one of its patrons in Great Bend? Many newspapers think they are free to abuse a railroad company ad libitum, but the members of a railroad company have feelings ju3t like other people. A corporation may have no soul, but the people who compose it have, and they will resent insulting things said of them. Railroad legislation and even govern ment ownership of railroads may be dis cussed in sober argumentative tone as all such things ought to be discussed, but there is no excuse or demand for violent personal denunciation of railroad mana gers. They are following a legitimate business, one that has been of incalcula ble importance to the country and are entitled to tha same consideration as any other class of business men. If the people or a part of them believe that the present system of running rail roads ia not the best, they have every right to discuss these matters, but an editor should not expect to abuse the men who manage the railroads and at the same time get their advertising. That would be expecting too much of human nature. Neosho County Chronicle: The news papers of Kansas have responded nobly to the stand taken by the Topeka Joch kal demanding that judges, especially those of the supreme court, refuso tj ac cept free passes from the railroad com panies. The position of the Journ al is a strong one, has but one sida to it, aud whether it succeeds in its endoavor or not, will be sustained by tha people. There is nothing, absolutely no return that a judge in the supremo court or any other court can give to a railroad com pany in lieu of the courtesy of free trans portation from a railroad company, un less it would ba to favor the company in some litigation it might have with indi viduals. Yet for years the judges of Kansas, the members cf the supreme court, have traveled on pases from the railroads throughout their jurisdiction. What a disagreeable story this is that comes from Dr. McCaaey'a castle of wretchedness west of town. A poor old soldier's chair ia taken away from him and given to one of the members of the state board of charities Topeka Jock- HAL. The chair was taken by W. S. Wait and the World does not believe Dr. 31c Casey was a party to it We know that there is bad blood between McCasey and Wait. Lawrence World. Dr. McCasey a3 superintendent of the insane asylum could have prevented the chair from being taken from the old soldier. That is just what ails McCasey; he hasn't the backbone to prevent abuses at the asylum. It is not vicioua ness that is HcCaaey's failing, so much as it is weakness and incompetency. If he were a man of force and character he would manage his institution without perpetual fights and insurrections, or he would resign. Chicago has a Civic Federation to see that the laws are enforced, New York has a similar organization, Philadelphia has a municipal league. Other smaller cities are beginning to discuss the idea. Topeka should also move in this direc tion. The way to have the laws enforced, it seems, is to form a nonpartisan associ ation of citizens, none of whom shall be permitted to run for office. This associ ation shall look after the oilicers of the law and ?i them enforce the laws. With three pr'ze lights a week, where doea the boasted refinement and culture of Topeka come in? Thousands of peo ple have moved to this town from other parts of Kansas because of the reputa tion of the city for everything that ele vates and educates. Are we going to al low this reputation to be ruined by a lot of bums and plug uglies who do not add a cent to the prosperity of the town, and who do detract from its credit? 11 US. STANFORD'S ACCOUNT She Has 'Handled Over a Million Dol lars In One Tear. Ban Francisco, Sept. 28. Jane La thrope Stanford has filed in the probate court here her first annual account as ex ecutrix of the estate of the late Senator Stanford. The account covers the period from June, 1S93, to September, 1S.')L dur ing which Mrs. . Stanford has haadled money from the estate to the amount of one million live hundred and seventy thousand dollars, and has disbursed during the same period one million three hundred and seventy-one thousand dol lars. There is a family named Fruit at Great Bend. They are aboat the kind to be had oat thi"e without irrigatkn. TaY tt tat r -j if- I Yvl 11 lM 11 C liA 'wiiA V SATTJH2DAY ii Hie Migjnoui. AVe are going to sell you Tomorrow the best One Dollar Glove ever sold in Topeka or any other city. Fine Kid with 4 large pearl buttons and Gussst fingers. Colors Black, Tans, Modes, Grays and Browns. These gloves are usually sold for 31.50 pair. Our price is only S1.00 pair. Com and s:o theso. Here is another. Ths Carnot GlOVO. Try it, it is a beauty imported for our own special trade. This has large pearl buttons, Gusset fingers and fancy em broidered back. Colors, Brown, Black, Tans, Modes, Slates, Greens. AVe never offered such a beautiful glove before for SI. 50 pair. If you wrant a good Glove for a little money, ask for the Mignoa with Gusset fingers. MORE ABOUT PASSES. Secretary Osborn and Auditor Prather Mads an Agreement NOT TO USE PULLMAN PASSES. Both Sent Theirs Back, But Prather Afterwards Asked, fori Trip Pass an Mas Parmer" on Passes. Secretary of State Osborn says he never rides in a Pullman car. To a State Journal reporter Secretary of State Osborn said: today I was not in town when you were interviewing the members of the state board of rail road assessors about Pullman passes, but I have this to say on that subject, I never ride in a Pullman car." "But have you a Pullman pass?" "No, I have not." "Did you ever have one?" "Yes, I did have one, but I sent it back. It was a bhort time after I received my pass that I was talking about this matter with Van Prather and told him that I did not think it was the proper thing for us to accept and ride on Pullman passes and we agreed that we would send our passes back. I sent mine back at that time and aome time afterwards Van told me he had sent his back. Since the A R. U. trouble last spring, I have boy cotted a Pullman just as I do a rattle snake. As to railroad passes, I have passoa As is customary, they were sent to me aa a state officer, and I have used them. I am opposed to the pass system aud I am not a candidate for ufilce, either." Van B. Prather doesn't seem to have kept his compact with Secretary Osborn, at le4st not in spirit. The secretary of state says to the auditor, "Let's send our Pullman passes back." The auditor says "All right," and the passes are sent back, but when the auditor wants to go east he sends and gets a trip pass. KANSAS FARMKH EN DO USES A Leading; Agricultural Paper on tlie Giving- Out of Pauses. The Kansas Farmer, non-partiaan, and the leading agricultural paper in the west, endorses the Statk Journal's agi tation against the use of passes by state aud judicial officers in the following pow erful editorial: "The w ar on the pass system has brok en out afresh and ought to be continued until it Bhall become impossible for any public official to obtain or use a free pass. It is, however, not worth while to expect to prevent officials from taking and using passes by mere force or pub lic sentiment or of morals. Human na ture is not changed by placing the pro prietor of any particular piece of it in office. Experience shows that while passes are available they will be not only accepted but sought after by the great majority of executive, legislative and judicial officers, not only for themselves, but also for the members of their families, relatives and friends, to the exhaustion of their credit with the pass-issuing power. "It is idle to say that efficials who thus solicit or even accept unsolicited these valuable "courtesies" are uninfluenced by them. ro also are the hosts of at torneys at the county seat and the county officers. "la there a reuaady? "This is a difficult question. Many remedies have been proposed, but the trouble with all was that they had to be voted on by legislators whose pockets were full of passes and whose applica tions were in for many more. The railroads themselves probably find the paas business leas burdensome than many suppose. The writer has recently taken the trouble to ask eeveral conduc tors for estimate of the percentage of traveling done oh passes. The replies vary somewhat, but the proportion of passes is less than has been believed. A late estimate is that of the miles traveled during ordinary times, less than one in two hundred is on passes. At times of conventions or political campaigns, there is considerable increase of passes, but the estimates are that even this increase is not sufficient to bring the average, in cluding newspaper passes, above one-half of 1 per cent. "It will readily be seen that so small a proportion cuts but an insignificant iigure in the business of a railroad and is not to be considered in comparison to the influence upon the pass-holders and those who hope to get passes." JOHN NEWELL A -N I PASSES. The President of the Lake Shore Strongly Opposed to Passes. In line with the railroad pass agitation now in progress the following story ia told: During the years that John Newell was president of the Lake Shore road it viras well understood that it was a diffi cult matter to get a pass over that line. So opposed waa the president to the - 7tt t y tt- ii 1 i f Vf f-. o jX 11 li ii vill to a Great Day for whole pass system that persons that were really entitled to such favors often met a flat refusal. He often carried the matter 6o far as to decline to iaaue passes to railway officials, which, under the court esies between railroad officials, has been the custom, and when he issued piasses he limited such transporta tion to certain trains, so re stricting the pass that but few railway officials have ridden on the fast mail or the limited trains of that road. He car ried this limiting of passes even to rail way presidents, as is evidenced in the following statement: On a recent New Year's Piesident Newell made up his packet of exchange passes and sent them out. Across the end of the one he Bent President Caldwell waa printed in red ink the words: "Not good on limited or fast trains." By re turn mail came President Caldwell's an nual pass on the Nickel-plate to Presi dent Newell. Across its face in flaring red ink and in the bold handwriting of Jr'resident Caldwell were written the words: "Not good on passenger trains." Sirs. Mary Trainer Dead. Mrs. Mary Trainer, who was confined in the county jail awaiting trial for vio lating the prohibitory law until she was too sick from dropsy to stay there anv longer, when she was removed to Bed well's hospital on the north side, died last evening a little before supper time. She waa a widow, about forty-four ye$Qn old. She waa buried from Hogan's un dertaking rooms at 2 o'clock rfhis after noon, and was interred in the Catholic cemetery. Ilarbecns at Port Kiley, There was a big barbecue and Repub lican meeting at Fort Riley yesterday that was attended by about 4,000 people. The Rock Island put rive passenger coaches on its morning freight train from McFarland and carried 30O people. Dick Blue and George L. Douglass spoke. Three beeves were killed but they were not enough for the people. Beans That Hop. General Manager J. J. Frey, of the Santa Fe, this morning received a box of beans from Mexico. The beans jump around like bugs and are a great curios ity. There is a worm inside of each one, which makes it hop. When the worm diee, which is in about eight montha, the bean ceases to move. PERSONAL GOSSIP. It is reported that Lord Rothschild has undertaken to train zebras for car riage use. fifty thousand per annum is the mar riage dower of the young women of the Vauderbilt families. Ex-Governor Spragne of Rhode Island is discharging the duties of chief of po lice of Narragansott Pier. Teresita Cauzio, the daughter of Gen eral Garibaldi, is -writing the story of his life in its most intimate details. Robert Blaine, brother of the late sec retary, has been appointed to a 900 clerkship in the library of congress. H3 was appointed without political in fluence. Phaabe Irwin, a spinster of 55 years, whose home is at Ottuma, Ia., ha& brought suit against Rev. Christopher L.ozenDerg, aged u years, lor a large sum for blighted affections. W. Tang of the sanitary corps of Hamburg saved Aug. 6 a man from drowning. Reference to his diary show ed that he was the two hundred and ninety-fifth thus 6aved by Herr Tang. General George R. Jessup received two letters at his residence in Marietta, Ga., the other day, which bore the post mark 1859, and whose writers are dead. Where the letters have been all this time is a mystery. It was the boast of the late John Ar kins of The Rocky Mountain News that he went through the war without rising above the rank of corporal. Ha wa3 a member cf the Fifth Minnesota, of which Archbishop Ireland was chaplain. The composer of "Manon, " Signor Puccini, was arrested as a spy in Malta, as photographs of the fortworks were found in his possession. He was allowed to go free, however, upon the destruc tion of the photos arid was invited to a ball that evening. Pierre Loti, the famous French novel ist who saw Li Hung Chang when in China a year or two ago, describes him as a tall, slender, bony, distinguished looking man, with a beard and long mustache. When on horseback, it would be difficult to imagine a man more dig nified in appearance. The Stats Journal's Want and Mis cellaneous columns reach each working day in the week more than twice as many Topeka people aa can be reached trough, any other paper. This i a fact. , AN JIM. COMP: You ia Our GLOVE DEPABTXIE1TT. TTltZ- We are showing a very large line of these Gloves in all the new shades, the very best quality, every pair guaranteed to wear well or money refunded. Colors, Tans, Browns, Blues, Modes, Greens, Reds. "We carry a full line of Foster Kid Gloves in all shades, Dressed and Undressed. Price from $1.00 to 2.00. Saturday we will place on sale 50 dozen China Silk Windsor Ties, worth 25c, for 15c. Our new Laces will be on sale Tomorrow. What a beautiful assortment everything you want from the cheapest to the finest grade. STEVENSON & Warren MB Crosby Successors to Wiggin, Crosby & Co, Great Bargains in HANDKERCHIEFS Many new Capes and Coats for Tomorrow. Special things in Fall Hosiery for Tomorrow. Last, but NOT LEAST Xew Fall Colorings in the Genuine Foster Hid Gloves. FOR TOMORROW. Li he flatter 516 T Leading Specialties In Men's Furnishings jra y -p'Ti a t ?a -rr va New ideas in in every form of in-Iiands, Band description. races. In great variation of patterns and Webs, Silks and other goods. Splendid value, reasonable price. SI Neat and choice patterns in. fancy figuring and stripes. Collars attached or detached to suit the wearer. Assorted dark tan shades, black, mode and navv blue warranted fast color spliced heel and toe HATS AND CAPS Latest Style. Lowest Prices. NICK CHILDS ON TRIAL. lor Running Joint and Club With Col- liugswortli. Nick Childs is on trial in the district court today, charged with selling liquor. The particular offense is that of being an eqaal owner and manager with John Collingsworth of the North Topeka Lit erary and Social club that flourished in the basement of the Adams house last May, but was closed by the sheriff after three weeks of prosperity. j;hr uim, h had nothine to do with the club, but Collingsworth who pleaded guilty to his half of the charge and is now in the county jail for doing so, says Nick waa an equal partner in the busi- It ia Childs' defence that he leased the j Gloves. GO. 7 1 7 and 7 1 9 KANSAS AVENUE. T0M0MH0W. and Men's Furnissier. KANSAS AVE. knots, bands scarrings. and designs Tecks, Four- - Bowes and Ties of every Very cheap for 25c. Clothing Iflado to Order. rooms to use as a billiard hall and tb t Collingsworth went to him and oiIn.. him more than the lease was worth -j ls the basement for a club. He claims that outside of this he had no interest iu the club. The Independent Mt Zion Bap'i t church will give a big barbecue in Blum's grove, North Topek, tomorrow. Hon. Charles Curtis and John M. Brown will speak. Large line of Suitings, Trousering, latest Models, lowest prices. Athbs & McManus, Tailors, 610 Kansas avenve. We put on new neckbands on shirts. Peerless Steam Laundry, li and 114 West Eighth street il If i i f f t i I f ! f !