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jSTATE JOURNAL,, SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 2, 1895.
5 TRAIN GETS THERE. Tho First California Limited Kaaehes Los Angsles. ARRIYED AT 6:05 LIST EIGHT. Time Made IT as Two Djy,OHoor tail S Uinatcs frem CJiicasoOtber Itallrealllteia. Los Akgele3, Nov. 2. The California limited, the fits; train in the fast winter service inaugurated by the Santa Fe company, arrived last night at 6:1)5 from Chicago. The time was two days, 20 hours and five minutes, which the Santa Fe officials here say u the fastest time ever made between Chicago and this city by a regular patseoger train. RIDING OX A $100,000 IBAIJf. Mr. W. J. UlacU Tnk Kewjpspir Men on us Excursion. 'Jump on. bovs; this train Btarts out swift," called ilr. W. J. Black, at exactly 11:05 yesterday morning, and the seven newspaper representatives stepped aboard the new tianta Fe California limited train 2io. 3, siarciajr on the ex cursion to Emporia and return extended to them through the courtesy of the as sistant general passenger and ticket agent. Tho excursion party was composed of W, J. Black, assistant general passenger and ticket ugeni; Geo. W. Uagenbusch, passenger agent at Kansas City; V. li. Robinson, superintendent of the Pullman company; U. A. lice, trainmaster east ern division; and representatives of the State Journal anil other Topeka and Kansas City papers. The sensation of riding on a $105,000 train, "the handsomest train in the world," in - the best of company, with the assurance that you are to make your self perfectly at hume, is one of the most pleasurable to be experienced, and the parly was at once comfortably estab lished in the luxuriously uphoistered seats of the Pullman. Jlr. W. J. Black, iraicmaster Tice and Geo. Hagenbusch did the honors, and did them in a manner that was irreproach able. Their sioek of information on rail way equipment, prohibition in Kansas, fast traius and amusing situations, ap peared to be inexhaustible. Trainmaster Tice told a story that bears repeating: Some years ago on a cold winter night, a forlorn specimen of manhood entered the Pacific hotel in St Joseph, and m.ide for the large stove in one corner of the room. At that time there was an impor tant legal case in progress in that city, and the hotel was filled with loungers, who were congregated about the lire telling stories. The tramp attempted Beveral times to get ciose enough to the stove to warm himself, but none of the legal gentlemen appeared to notice his )resence. At las', thoroughly disgusted with the selfishness of the party, aud be ing of an original turn of mind, he cried out, "Ganileman, I had a very queer dream last night." The convaraation ceased and every eye wa3 turned upon him. ''I dreamt 1 died," ha continued, "and went to the o:her world, and as I was traveling through th039 domains I came to a party of lawyers." He stopped and loused wistfully at the stove. "Woli, sir," said one of the party, "what were they do ing? "fitting around the fire just as they're doing here," replied the tramp, He received a place at the stove imme diately. When the train pulled into Emporia the entire party alighted and spent fif teen minutes on tne depot platform wailing for Kn. 4, Chicago limited, on which they returned to Topeka. This portion of the trip was spent in becom ing acquainted with Jlr. VV. P. Notr, the courteous superintendent of the dining service, and his fare. This train was in charge of "Hank" M urn hall, the oldest conductor on this division of the Santa Fe, and he dropped into the dining car several time to see, as he expressed it, "that the boys were being provided for." The train arrived in Topeka three min utes ahead of time, according to Train master lice s watch, which he swears is the regulator of the Sinta Fe, and the party alighted. It was a delightful trip. RAILROAD PERSONALS. Items of Interest About Railroad Em ployes and Ofllclals. J. H. Hill, formerly assistant to the vice president and general manager of the 11., K. & T., visited General Manager Fray of the Santa Fe yesterday after noon. Mr. Hill is now general agent of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ernest Wilcox of the car superin tendent's office of the Santa Fe, returned yesterday from a two weeks' visit with his mother in New York. Miss Kate W hitson of the car superin tendent's office of the Santa Fe, returned yesterday from a month's visit with rela tives in Iowa and Ohio. Miss Anna L. Knox of the passenger department of the Santa Fe, accompan ied by her sister, leaves today for a two weeks' vacation in Chicago and Indiana points. B. T. Lewis, assistant to General mana ger Frey, leaves this afternoon on a busi ness trip to Chicago. C. R. Hudson, assistant general freight Rent of the Santa Fe, returned yester day afternoon from St. Louis, where he has beau attending to business connected with the Choctaw railroad. T, G, Frost, of Minneapolis, Minn., is Visiting in the city, the guest of his brother, John E. Frost, land commissioner ef the Santa Fe. Division Superintendent C. T. McLel lan, of the Santa Fe, returned from an Inspection trip over the Howard branch. Try Washburn's pore, apple eider, 15 Oeats per gallon. T0PESA i team Laundry I Iarjr Trlty of Laundry s Work ion promptly. 4 Battifaotloa Gaariat.si. J. W.'RIFLEY, Manager. - t 025 Jacisson-st. "?,. 41 SNAP SHOTS AT HOME NEWS. W. A. S. Bird is at Falls City, Neb. Henry Strong owns a lumber yard in Wichita. People are still hunting for pieces of heir fences. The actual registration for the fall election is 7,465. Stenographers say that this is the dul lest time they have known. Governor Morrill yesterday donated f 5 10 the Orphans' home car ride. Mrs. Thorpe has received 83 felt hats or the poor from A. H. Sharum. Peopie at Lawrence know by this time .vhetner K. V. can play football or not. 1 Let's catch the man that burns leaves 1 1:1 the street and add him to the bonfire. About 030 people attended the concert at Hamilton hall last night by Jackson's band. Erwin lodge 230, A. O. U. W. will give a. bail at Hamilton hall Thanksgiving night The pension office will begin the quar terly payment of its 105,000 pensions on Monday. The interior woodwork in the Santa Fe general offices is being repaired and re varoiahed. Tho state house is almost deserted. Most of the officials and clerks have ijone home to vote. Nobody but the county commissioners want to sell tho old court house in this time of depression. The pavement on East Fifth street, from Kansas avenue to Madison street, is wonderful in it3( variety. The old peanut stand has been moved from the east entrance of the state house to the court house corner. Fiash light views were taken of all the offices iu the Santa Fa general office building yesterday afternoon. There were S4Q cards used in the deco ration of the "Casino" costume and wheel in tho Halloween bicycle parade. The state bank commi?sioner' office will be removed to rooms 12 and 13 in the Real Estate building next week. The first thing a person thinks about when a tailor shop is burglarized is whether his clothes were there or not. Rev. B. L, Smith will receive $1,000 a year more in St. Louis where he is going December 1 than his present place pays. O. II. Coulter, O. C. Hill and Captain Fisher of Lawrence, were the speaker at Fort Pillow post's camp fire last night. Recent bookings for the Grand which will be looked forward to with pleasure are Alexander Salvini and Richard Mans field. Andy Fuller's horse, which wa3 thought to have been stolen, was fouud not far from home. Ue had wandered away. Those who had made up their minds to see Northwestern play foot ball had better make them up again to go to Chicago. David Overmyer and J. G. Waters will defend the Newman brothers of Holton charged with murdering Charles Hoover. Here's nerve. On the "Black Crook" programmes last night it was advertised that the electric light effects were by Edison. "The Drunk's Awakening," is a pic ture displayed nearly every morning at the police statton. Somebody ought to paint it. One of L. M. Crawford's bill boards on Ninth street was Bet on fire yesterday afternoon. The chemical engine put out the blaze. Tho Scandinavian political club dis cussed the cand'datei last night but came to no conclusion about whom they will support We have had an earthquake and Hal loween this week and if we may have a choice, the next time we will take the earthquake. The meanest Halloween prank yet brought to light was the taekiujc of a red diphtheria sign on City Physician Mitchell's front door. John S. Rhodes says that it is a mistake that the ship he used in (he Halloween parade was built by an ex-sailor. He built the ship himself. Mrs. Frank Mileham and child have arrived from Southampton, England, where they epent the summer. They were ten days in coming home. Someone must have sprinkled tacks in the path of the bicycle part.de Halloween nighr. Several cyclers dropped out of the line and led their wheels home. Dean Low went to Lexington, Mo., this morning, to umpire a game of foot ball between Wentworth Military acade my and the Kansas City high school. Rigby'a candy store between Fourth and Fifth streets on Kansas avenue will be abandoned in a week or two. The up town store has taken away all the trade. In Chicago a man who had a disrepu table woman arrested for robbing him was fined heavily for disorderly conduct This is a suggestion for Topeka'a police court, George Wolff will leave Monday morning with a car load ot 18 horses for Boston to sell to private parties. They are good ones; some of them can go in 23 and bO, Wolff says. The latest theory of tho earthquake is advanced by a Santa Fe official. He says that it was simply the vibrations of the air caused by the lightning speed of the new California limited train. County Clerk McCabe says he has re ceived several inquiries in regard to whether the street car tracks will be laid on the proposed new bridge over the river. He says they will not The buggy which was on the viaduct yesterday was on the Ninth street dummy line viaduct instead of the Sixth street one. It remained up there all day yes terday, but was gone this morning. When $20 of a drunk's $30 wag re turned to him by Jailer Disbrow today, he wanted to play the jailer a game of poker to see whether he should pay the entire $30 or his $10 should be remitted. A bicyclist who prides himself that he can ride safely home in the dark, nearly had a fit when he barely escaped runuing into a hoase last night It had been moved into the street while he was away from home. Beggs' German Salve. Beggs' German Salve. Beggs' German Salve. The greatest pile ointment In the world. It cure3 where all others fail. A positive guarantee with every box. Call for sample box. Sold by all drug gists. II you want all the news subscribe I for the Joubha. STORIES ABOUT TOWN. How a Repertoire Pianist Sees Things. SOME .CF THE HORRORS CF IT. "iVlsfca a Woman Harriett a Drnakard (fife Onsht to Get Unmarried aa an as Possible A Chance lieetinx Itli Charles Uardaer. id it ever strike you what a terrible ing it is to be a pianist for the average 10c, 20c and 30a show at anything less than $1,000 a week? If there are two matinees it means at least eight throe hour stretches of misery of the most awful kind. The horrors of Armenia would be joy compared to it and there is no more escape. The pianUt must see it all. He is bound as by chains and writhing does no good. When the poor, persecuted heroine cries on her bended knees with her grasshopper-like arms bare and out stretched to the second villain, "Do not KILL meh. Do not KILL meh," he is unable to dodge and when the hero announces that "She is a w-o-O-O-tnan, and it is MY duty to protect her," he has to stay and watch the protecting done, though it is a ninety pound man who protects a 300 pound woman against a 200 pound villain with a club and a knife and a pistol by one fell wave of his puny hand. Murder is a common every -night spec tacle to hira, and it is a wonder ha does not become so accustomed to it that he in advertently doe3 a few odd jobs at it him self when he does not have to make his piano light the way of the heavy villain to a desperate deed like blowing open a painted cracker box with powdered resin. Night after night he must sit unaided and watch with cool, calculating eyes death dealing arson and robbery and ab duction and brutality that would make a more untraveied man shiver with hor ror. But it never touches him. He is growing heard-hearied withall, for he sees the innocent accused and con demned and the guilty triumph, but he doesn't worry about it, for he knows this world was built by a just and mighty play-wriht, who doath ail things for the best, and gets the villain pinched in the finale. He sees the babe torn from the mother's breast and suffers not, for he is well onto the fact from many hundred similar ex periences in the past, that within an hour she will be back again a full grown young lady, with a yearly income of $50, 000 from the estate of a father to whom the mother had been true fur all that lapse ef time. What does the experience of the re pertoire pianist not cover, and is it a won der that lie is a hardened villain himself, without a pang for humanity cr the pub lic that has to hear him play. He must have revenge on somebody, and why not you and me? About two miles west of Topeka lives a woman in a dugout She is a young woman, but one would hardly guess it from her sunken cheeks and hollow eyes and gray streaked hair. Five years ago she was a happy, red cheeked, dark haired, bride with the world bafore her aud a fu'ure that looked gay and happy and rose tinted. What a deceiver Future i8. Today she is worn and wasted with toil and caring for her two little children, the descendants of a worthless, dissipated father, who is n curse to his young wife and to himself He is a gunsmith by profession, but he does nothing and the only money he gets he forces from her when she has earned a little at a hard day's washing. She is not a willing object of charity, though Mrs. Thorpe knows about her and de scribes her as well educated and gentle. One of the children is a boy of three years. The other is a girl of one. Both are dark haired and pretty. The family has very little to eat and very little to wear. Yesterday a Potwin woman gave the little mother a dollar. On the way noma she met the husband and foolishly in her joy told him of her wealth. That night the dollar was spent in a disreputable place down town and the bueband went home drunk to abuse his miserable wife and crying children. Such things are read of in books and seen in plays often but they sometimes creep out after all. The other day a Topeka man got on a train at Kansas city to go to Leaveu worth. He had a cigar aud decided he would go into the smoking car to smoke it. He eat down aad while preparing the cigar and finding a match he hummed Boftiy to himself. Before he had the cigar lighted he was wondering what the tune was. He knew it well enough but could Dot might . it not name consumed place it. Try as be seemed that he could it Several minutes were in that sort of thing, and finally ho found the name. It was "Little Bunrh of Lilacs." He was satis fied with the decision and wondered how many years it had been since he bad thought of it. In less than three minutes a rather heavily built man of perhaps 45 years came in dressed in gray and sat down by him. Five minutes of conversation ever their cigars told him who the newcomer was. It was Charles A. Gardner. Was this premonition, affinity, mind reading or simply a coincidence? MAN H AT T ATCOCKTAILS. John Sanbms Thought he was Thero or h Would Have Kepi Kobtr, "Ay tank Ay var in Manhattan" said John Sanburg as he rubbed his eyes and smacked his dry lips and rubbed his aching head in the city prison this morning. "Ay vould not get droonk, but Ay tank Ay var in Manhattan' he repealed to Captain Gardiner. He was skylarking along Smoky Row at It) o'clock laat night when he fell in to the clutches of the law. He was fined $5. "Jedge, vill you send somebody with me to get the money" requested Sanburg, "Where." Vy, down to Smoky Row, Ay tanka it var called." The court smiled and granted the re quest Cy I.flnnd's Apples. Cy Leland this week sent a barrel of very fine winesap apples to the state board of railroad commissioners and everybody in the state house has been working on the barrel. There are a very few apples left. Masquerade at A. O. U. W. hall, 418 Kansas avenue, Monday night Tickets 5 cents, - ... r m '7 tb. SOUTH TOPEKA. Items of Interest From the Xortti Side of tile lttver. R E. Comfort of El Paso, Tex., is visit ing Rol Nichols. Ton Ewan of Kansas City will spend Sunday with North Topeka iriend3. The Needle Ten met Thursday at the home of Mrs. A. O. Rohrabaugh on Park street Mrs. M- C. Gillmore is enjoying a visit from her brother, U. J. Andarson, of St. Marys. s Rev. and Mrs. David Shutt of Silver Lake are visiting friends . here, and will remain over Sunday. Fourteen members of the North side lodge of Modern Woodmen went to Hoyt yesterday and organized a lodge at that place last night. 1 Charity lodge, No. 26, D. of II., will giva an entertainment and socitil on Sat urday evening, November 2, at their hall, 8S1 Kansas avenue. All are invited. J. H. Heller, 1002 N. Kansas avenue grocery and meat marker. Good treat ment and fine meats and groceries; you can do better here than "elsewhere. The Magnet Restaurant and Short Or der house, A. J. Prudut, 830 N. Kansas, ave. Wholesale fruits and confectionery. Gso. J. Graves, & Sons, 113 and 117 West Laurent street. North Topeka, for huggy tops, cushions, wagons and b-g-gies, built to order. Bell Phone 333. Mr. I. Litchtenatern of tho Santa Fe store department is taking his vacation this week, and, accompanied by his wifi?, has gone to Kansas City to spend a few days with friends. Mrs. II. F. Morris gave a masquerade Halloween party, at which the following persons were entertained: Messrs. and Mesdames J. Ti Crockett, W. B. Kistler, W. D. Lacey, A. W. Lacey, W. T. Eckert, J. Al Evans, II. L. Dunlap, L. A. Ryder. D, J. Hathaway and H. W. Cheney. A pretty masquerade Halloween party was given by F. O. Bockfelt at the home of Mrs. Henry Steele, corner of Kious and Monroe Btreets. Those pres3ot were Misses Maud Fulcher, Uatiie Greeaway, Pearl Foote, Anna McLaughlin, Id An drews. Mabel Wills aad Aiesars. F. O. Bockfelt, F. Johnson, E. Johnson, Fred Bartlett, Ciaud Shields aud G. Gastason. POOR SHACKLING WRETCH. How Socioty Crushes Out TTtmklllli; and IiM Xliein Oat of the Wny. B. F. Stevens was arrested oa Smoky Row at 3.30 this morniug for being a man without aa occupation. At the station his occupation was put down as "bum" aud he was charjjod with being "vag rant tough." The Ciptaiu thought this was two severe after he had slept on it and erased the w ord "tough," Stevens' appearance carried out the idea of "tough," but his convsrsation did not. He answered Judge Ferry's ques tions iu a weak voice, and disconnected manner which left no doubt that some thing is the matter with hi3 mind. He scid lie worked ou the section at Trin idad, Col., no more than a week ago, aud arrived in Topeka yesterday. "Where are you going"? asked tho judge. "1 don't know" answered Stevens in wesk. tones. Ho was given an hour to leave town. He is but 21 years old and bis clothes were dirty aud ragged. The poor wretch should have the care of .the asylum. "ElarK Croak" JLsst Sight, "The Black Crook" played at the Graud opera house last niht to a smaller audience than ever saw it here. It was largely the same old "Crook" with the exception of specialties which were greatly improved. ' There was a big Satan with the little voice, a tiresome fellow in frog's clothes who does hand springs and says "Revenue! Revenge!" as though he were asking for cheese with his beer. Very few of the princi pals iu the cast were the same as last year. Warren Fabian is still stamping and falling about tho stage as Harzog. The ballet was about tho same and still contains Maggrie Lewis and her Bister who used to live in Topeka, The scenery is a little hotter than last year. George Melville iu his eccenlrio juggling act was funnr. The "Aurora," pure Havana, best lCc cigar in the city. . THE ELECTRIC LAMP. Stories of Hotel Men TFbo Manac to Bare I-ots of Fan Out of It. Several hotel men were standing in a. group in an uptown hotel recently chatting. The conversation, turned upon the eccentricities of guests. Tho many odd ways in which different peo ple handle electric lights came up, and one hotel can said: "Nearly every one now knows how the incandescent lamp is operated, but still we meet with some funny in stances cf ignorance. Last week we nearly had our hotel set on fire oa account of a piece of stupidity on the psrt of a guest. The building beins fire-proof alcno prevented a conflagra tion. A woman came to the house who was in the habit ot sleeping with a dim liht in. her room, and the electric lamp bothered her. She either had to lot it burn brightly, cr else turn it olT altogether. Finally she hit upon the idea of wrapping a towel around it. Then she began to question whether the towel would catch fire. Then she adopted the happy expedient of wet ting the towel. That was the wois thing that she could do. Sho soon dropped asleep, and of course the towel eoou beg3n to burn. A blazing piece dropped on the curtains, and soon the whole room was aCre. She was badly scared and, of course. e contents of the room were ruined. "That was oud," said another one of the party, "but the strangest thing I have heard of was the case of a farm er who came into St. Louis. He went to a hotel where electric lamps were used. He tried for an hour to put it out, and then sent for a call-boy. The guest explained his dilemma, and the boy promptly stepped up to the lamp and turned the button. There was a momeat of silence, and then from the place where the farmer stood there came a Cash and report, and a bullet buried itself in tho wall, narrowly missing the boy. Again and again the pistol was heard until every chamber was empty. Fortunately the' boy es caped and the police entered the roora and placed the farmer under arrest. The old fellow was talking incoherent ly, and seemed mad clear through. When he wa3 finally quieted down be gave his reason for shooting. He said that he had been trying to put out a new-fangled sort of a light and had not been able to do it. Then Le called a boy, who blew it out. Just after the light went out he heard a click, and knew that someone had cocked a revolver. Ke at once thought he was about to be murdered and robbed, and did net wait, but began shooting at once. When told of his mistake he was much chagrined, and apologized most humbly." This story brought forth another one from a member of the party, who had not yet spoken. He said: "When we put electric lights in our hotel we placed them so that they could be moved to any part of the room, plenty of wire being allowed for that purpose. One night a man came to the house who was unfamiliar with the light, and could not find the way to put it out. Evidently he did not wish to show his ignorance, and as he could not sleep with the lignt burning, he cast about for some way to get rid of it. Finally he drew the bureau up alongside the lamp. Then he took the globe and placed it in one of the bu reau drawers, and closed the drawer tightly. The result was the light was practically put out. The chambermaid found it there in the morning, and it was still burning brightly. He ad mitted his ignorance then, and we showed him how the machine worked." St. Louis Chronicle. Any one who is suffering from Consti pation or Indigestion would do Well to try Hoggs' Little Giant Pills. They give perfect satisfaction, bold and warranted by all druggists. . - Another big shipment of those fine Blankets just received. This makes the $ fourth this season. $ Already we have have sold more Blankets than the entire season last year. Thos'e who have been waiting for our S2 Bla.li special values at 59c, $1 and $1.40 a pair, can now get them if they don't tar- & ry too long. 'We arc still selling all our wool Blankets at the early t prices (about 25 per cent under last winter). A magnificent California 11-4 white wool Blanket at $6.00 per pair. -)(- The Topeka Cash Dry Goods Co. 108 East Sixth St. Girls Yho Economize, They were eating afternoon ice cream and exchanging experiences, and the girl in red asked the girl in brown if she ever practiced economy. "Don't mention it!" said the girl ia brown. "Do you see those two gloves?" and she laid a dainty pair of little brown kids on the table, palms up. "They're both for one hand," said the girl iu red. "How did that happen?" "Easily enough! I wear one of those gloves and carry the other. It all hap pened through an insane attempt I made to carry out a scheme of economy. I had an old pair of brown kids ju3t like this pair and aa one of my new ones had given out I decided to use a bit of the old kids to repair it." "K'm! That was the first false step. Vhy didn't you take your glove to a professional glove-mender?" "Because, my dear, the professional glove-mender doesn't mend. He only repairs, which means putting in a whole new finger. He declines to patch. Now what I wanted waa an invisible patch. So I cut a circular bit out of the best part of the glove, intending to sew it neatly into the break." "Welir "It wasn't well. I cut a gash in my best right hand glove and I just know that economy ia the road to ruin." Everybody uses tae jovixau DOING- For 7HS NAT f- -j1 - l lli-Trie 6 fifii! To Tits Edttoe- Pietsc inform your read ers that I hiive a posiiive remedy for the above namo l disfivse. By its timel ise thousands of hopc-L -as ca';s have been per manently enred. I s'aiJl be glad to send two bottles of my Tejuedy free to any of your readors who have consumption if they will send me their express an d post office address. S.A.Sloeuin, JI.C, 183 1'earl St., New York. Scientific O ptieis n Graduate of the Chicago Optnalmie Coilcst". If vou are troubled Trirh hnadac!!e, pain in eyes.'or liave ;ny UifTiruIty in rwwluir or ' t Inic. Ul and have your eves examined. C -n-summon tree. Keasanable prices. OISk i jewelry store. B05 Eansas Avenue., Tspsfca, Ean. We can keup raa clean Peerles Steam Laundry, 113 Jl W. Eighth, Si UPTM HJVpRISON