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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 5. 1900.
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call on F. A. Lewis, City Ticket Agt.,
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the best remedy for DIARRHOEA. Sold
by Druggists In every part of the world.
Be sure to ask for "Mrs. Wtnslow'a Sooth
ing Syrup" and take no other kind. Twenty-five
cents a bottle.
MONEY TO LOAN.
Monthly payments. Lonj? or Short
Time. Privilege to paj-.
Capitol Building anil loaa Assoe'n,
534 KANSAS AVE. '
T0PEK.1 HACK LINE
removed to
No. 519 Quincy Street.
Call up 'phone 170 for Hack orders.
Wanted a few more horses to board.
WE'LL DO YOUR HAULING RIGHT.
opeka Transfer Go.
509 Kansai Avenue.
Office Tel. i2o. House Tel. S91.
F. P, BACON, Proprietor.
IP-BEB MB ABOUT STORAGE.
Only 14 Hours to Colorado Springs
A'ia tha Great Rock Island Route.
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SPORTIfiGjlEWS;
Ethelbert a Grandly Bred Horse
With Royal Sire.
His Mother First Put a Circular
Mile Below 1:40.
BUILT LIKE CHAMPION.
Ilia Owner Purchased Him For
$16,000 In 1898.
To Race Jean Beraud and Others
atSheepshead June 16.
New York. June 6. One of the first
racers to run a mile over a circular track
In better than 1:40 was the Imported mare
Maori, then raced by A. G. Campbell, of
Louisville, Ky. Her time was 1:39 4-5, and
the Washington Park race course at Chi
cago was the scene of the exploit. Long
before the late D. D. Withers realized
what a high-class stallion had been In his
possession, the grand breeding of Eothen
was appreciated by others. The owner of
Maori made a bid for the fine stallion and
became his owner at a nominal figure.
Crossed with the record-breaker, the
great horse now known as Ethelbert was
the result. Milton Young bought the colt
fur $l,0oo, and he was one of a batch of
fifteen youngsters sold to Galway, Arkell
& Klmore, when that firm raced horses in
IK'S. Ethelbert was a stout,, substantial
colt even then, and many good judge9
predicted a bright future for him. In the
fall of 1&H8 he was sold to Perry Belmont
at public auction for $16,000.
Never has his owner had cause to re
gret this purchase. Among other races
won by him in 1S99 was the Realization
Stakes. Luring the summer he was taken
sick and was not thoroughly recovered
when Rafaello defeated him at Morris
Park, at a big difference in weight. A
few days later Ethelbert turned the tables
on his erstwhile victor. Since then his
progress has been steady. He is a medium-sized
bay horse evidently of fine con
stitution. In the paddock on Saturday his
physical condition was superb. He was
iit'.e a prize renter in tne pmK or condi
tion. Horses like this are not seen every
day.
But it does not follow that In all future
meetings between Ethelbert and Jean
Beraud the latter will be beaten so early
in the race as was the case on Saturday.
Mr. Vosburg, the official har.dieapper,
calls that race a seven pounds victory for
Ethelbert, for that is the concession
which he requires that horse to make to
Jean Beraud in the Brookdale Handicap,
to be run at Gravesend on Tuesday at a
mile and an eighth. In a race w-ith a
fair-sized field both these horses would be
held under wraps, while the light-weighted
horses made the pace. Both Ethel
bert and Jean Beraud would probably
make their bids in the last three furlongs
and the difference between them would
not be the ten or a dozen lengths which
separated them on Saturday. Neither
would the time be 2:08 1-5. Something like
2:0i would be nearer the mark. There is
an impression that Jean Beraud is not
quite sound. Whether or not this is well
grounded is not known. One thing is cer
tain that no ordinarv horse could plav
with Kinley Mack in exercise work, which
is what Jean Beraud has been doing.
Neither could the veteran trainer Peter
Wimmer (handler of Ben Holladay), be so
much mistaken as he was in his expeeta
tion concerning the outcome of the "spe
cial" unless Jean Beraud had given him
good cause for it In his private works.
Both horses will again meet in the Su
burban, to be run on Saturday, June 16, at
Sheepshead Bay. Imp. rumey Mack, Bat
ten. Box. Rush. Approval, Kattaello, tne
Kentuckian, Kilmarnock, David Garrick,
High order. Gulden, Sidney Lucas, sur
vivor, Herbert and Petruchio, make a
Held of probable starters in this great
race whic h has never been excelled. The
race itself will be a clinker and should
draw an immense crowd.
SORE AT M'GEAw-.
Reason Given Why Umpire Emslie
Put the Player Out of the Game.
Boston, June 5. All the players feel
pretty sore about . losing Saturday s
game, but agree that it was a, great
contest from the spectator s standpoint
"Never before," said Tebeau this af
ternoon, "have I been witness to a
game of ball like that. We lost it be
cause McGraw was put out, but even
then we could have won it if It had
not been for a couple of errors and
some circus plays by Hamilton and
Tenny. Emslie was sore on McGraw
and put him' out for that reason, and
not because of his kicking. 'Mac' hadn't
been doing anything at all, but just as
soon as he opened his head and asked
Emslie why Burkett was called out.
there was a flare-up on Emslie's part
and out Mac went."
lumslie has been sore on me ever
since last season, said McGraw. "He
and I had a little difficulty, and he said
he would get even. This was his first
chance, and he took It, bringing a per
sonal grudge into a game of baseball.
If I had gone so far as to be put out
for real kicking I wouldn't care a bit
or say a word, but it is mean for an
umpire to drag his grudges against a
player into a game.
SHARKEY MAY BLOCK FIGHT.
Suggests Conditions Which Do Not
Meet Jeffries' ApprovaL
New York, June 5. Unless a compro
mise can be quickly effected, a battle
between Sharkey and Jeffries is just as
remote as'ever. Sharkey, to the sur
prise of everybody, has suggested sev
eral strange changes In the clauses In
the articles of agreement, and says that
if his terms are not complied with he
will not fight. Sharkey desires to split
the purse.curtail the bout from twenty
five to twenty rounds, wear bandages
on his hands and break away clean
with no hitting in the clinches.
Tom O'Rourke, Sharkey's manager,
says that when he made the match be
tween the pair he did it with the under
standing that Sharkey would agree to
tight the champion on the same condi
tions that governed their previous fight.
National League Race.
Tom Loftus' Orphans started In the
week within hailing distance of second
place in the pennant race of the National
League. Boston left the west for home
practically tail-enders. Boston and Chi
cago are practically rubbing shoulders.
The race tells a story of two teams.
Chicago has now been in the east sev
eral days and has found it a hard row to
hoe. It met the Quakers and took just
one out of the series. It started In by
losing two gamea on Decoration Day, and
the next day the inevitable happened and
Chicago's infield went to pieces at a criti
cal stage of the game.
Boston's steady climblrtg has been as
much of a feature as Chicago's slump. It
started out worse than It ever did before,
perhaps. Now it is back home, and the
way the P.eaneaters are going through the
rest of the bunch Is a caution. During
m i-. me xveus met wuri rne same
proposition and again the veterans won
an extra inning game.
What has happepned to Boston has also
been true with the rest of the eastern
teams. All of them with the exception
of New York, have proved themselves su
perior to the western teams, and, judging
from the present forms, the only hope in
the west for pennant honors must rest
with St. Louis.
Philadelphia is still away in the lead,
but should Flick and La Joie stay out it
will weaken the Quakers Immeasurably,
and without doubt put them out of the
race at the start. Without La Joie the
Phillies are like a ship without a rudder.
Brooklyn had a close shave in the west,
but It holding its own at home. New
York is now trailing the procession with
Cincinnati. The Reds seem even at this
early stage to be hopelessly out of it.
Pittsburg has had a hard picking, but is
pushing St. Louis for third position with
some vigor and may go up higher.
American League Kace.
The greatest upset in the American
League during the past week has been
the terrific slide of the white stockings.
After making better than the average rec
ord on the road Comiskey's team returned
home and celebrated the event by losing
four straight to Kansas City, reckoned as
one of the weakest in the league.
Kansas City's victories over the white
stockings put them in fourth place in the
pennant race for a brief spell. The
chances, however, are against the cow
boys passing Chicago again this season.
Manning has a good team, but the fact
that the white stockings will be home for
a month gives the fans the idea that Chi
cago will be close to the top in a few
days. Before the white stockings can get
higher, Cleveland, Milwaukee and Indian
apolis will have to be disposed "Of. In
dianapolis has a commanding lead and
is, in fact, playing a sensational game,
but the hoosiers will now be on the road
for some time, and a slump may be look
ed for. Milwaukee will be at home, but
it has- a more or less precarious hold, on
second place, and there are only two or
three games difference between the white
stockings and the brewers.
Minneapolis has been playing a fair ar
ticle of ball during the week, and the mil
lers v.'ill be on their own grounds for a
while. Buffalo, although capable of put
ting up a good article of ball, seems to
suffer from some unknown cause. Rum
erg of dissensions are not credited, and
the bisons will probably pick up. Detroit
is see-sawing witn tne oisons ior last
Elace, but the tigers have taken the
it in their teeth several times during the
last few days and shown that the team
la able to play good ball. Some one has
figured out that all the teams will be near
the .600 mark about July 4.
Some Ball Notes.
Over 65,000 pepople saw the league games
on Decoration day. This brought the at
tendance at the league games up to 600,
0i, or ahout $240,000 for the eight clubs.
This, too, with twenty-three games post
poned by rain, cold weather and fire.
rne winning pitcners tnis season nave
been Bernhard, McGinnity, . Donahue,
Cheeboro, Scott, Dineen. Callahan. Car-
rick and Kennedy. While Bernhard leads
the bunch, closely followed oy McGinnity,
he has been hit for nearly ten hits to a
game, whHe McGinnity has held his oppo
nents uown to less tnan eight nits to a
game. The strength of the teams has a
lot to do with the success of the pitchers.
Speaking of Boston's chances after hav
ing crossed bats with all the teams, Man
ager fcieiee said: we must -nave some
new players. Our boys fail to make good
when stacked up against the real thing.
Pretty fair ball will not do this season.
Take St. Louis there is the fastest team
we have played. I guess their catchers
aren't dancing that ball down to second.
That man Criger is throwing men out by
yards, and McGraw and McGann are get
ting in front of the ball in close games.
I have seen no team this season as last as
St. .Louis."
Milwaukee Gets Dowd,
Milwaukee, Wis., June 5. Connie
Mack, of the Milwaukee baseball team,
today purchased Tommy Dowd, of Chi
cago, to play in the outfield. Second
Baseman Henry Reitz, formerly of
Pittsburg, notified Mack that he would
not play with Milwaukee, having sign
ed to play in the California league.
NATIONAL LEAGUE.
AT BROOKLYN.
Score by Innings:
R H E
Chicago 0 1112000 16 18
Brooklyn 0 0200001 1 4 7
Batteries Chicago. Griffith and Dono
hue; Brooklyn, KJtson, Kennedy and Far-
rei.
AT BOSTON.
Score bv lnnintts:
R H E
Boston 0 0402000 06 13
St. Louis 0 1100010 03 9 1
Batteries Boston, Dineen and Clarke;
St. .Louis, Hugney and Robinson.
AT PHILADELPHIA.
Attendance. 6.700. Score:
RH E
Pittsbure- 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 15 10 1
Philadelphia 3 01000000 04 7 2
Batteries Pittsburg. Waddell. Phillippi
and Zimmer; Philadelphia, Piatt and ilc-
i arianu.
AT NEW YOP.K.
Score bv innlnes:
R H E
New York 021 10080 7 11
Cincinnati 0 0000004 0 4 6
Batteries New York, Hawley and
Grady; Cincinnati, Hahn, Scott and Peitz.
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
AT CHICAGO.
Score bv innintrs:
RHE
Buffalo ... .0 0000001100000 13 8
Chicago ...01000010000000 02 6
Batteries Buffalo, Amole and Schrecon-
gost; Chicago, Katoll and Buckiey.
AT KANSAS CITY.
Score bv inniners:
RHE
Kansas City 0 1000 0203 4 9
Ii.diam.po is 0 6 0 0 4 3 0 6 19 zi
Batteries Kansas City, Cates and Gon-
dlng; Indianapolis, Kellum and Heydon.
AT MILWAUKEE.
Score bv lnnines:
RHE
Milwaukee 0 3100002002 1 D 13
Cleveland 1 1003010002 08 15 6
Batteries Milwaukee, Dowling and
Smith; Chicago, McKenna and Sppies.
AT MINNEAPOLIS.
Score bv inrdne-s:
RHE
Minneapolis 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 36 14
Detroit 0 0012020 05 8
Batteries Minneapolis, Parker and Dix
on; Detroit, Jteager and Ryan.
TJes Moines, 7; Omaha, 3.
Omaha, Neb., June 5. Exhibition game,
Score bv innines:
RHE
Omaha 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 03 4
Des Moines 2 0011300 07 8
Normal, 5; Washburn, 4.
Emporia. Kan.. June B. Score:
R H E
Normal 1 00210000 15 7
Washburn 3 00000100 04 3 4
Batteries Normal, Aiken and Stahl;
Washburn, Oculp and J. Moses. Umpires
Howard and Wilhite.
Jack Glasscock in Western League.
St. Joseph, Mo., June 5. President
Hickey. of the Western League, an
nounced today that Buck Ebright, man
ager of the Sioux City baseball team, has
been selected as an umpire for the league,
and that Glasscock, who is playing iirst
for Sioux City, will be made manager of
Sioux City.
Arkansas City, 3; Oklahoma City, 1.
Arkansas City, Kan., June 5. The Ar
kansas City Grays plpayed the second of
a series of three games with Oklahoma
City at Oklahoma City. Results: Arkan
sas City, 3; Oklahoma City, 1.
Long Trip Afoot.
Wichita, June 5. B. E. Amos, a young
man 22 years old, who for the past
two years has been employed at J. C.
Dunn & Bro., wholesale dealers in
queensware, will leave on June 19, for
a trip around the world on foot. He
will take in the principal cities while
en route and expects to make the trip
in three years.
A Good Cough Medicine.
It speaks well for Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy when druggists use it in their
own families In preference to any other.
"I have sold Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy for the past five years with complete
satisfaction to myself and customers."
says Druggist J. Goldsmith, Van Etten,
N. Y. "I have always' used it in my own
family both for ordinary coughs and
colds and for the cough following la
grippe, and find it very efficacious." For
Over-Work Weakens
Your Kidneys.
Unhealthy Kidneys Make Impure Blood.
All the blood in your body passes through
your kidneys once every three minutes.
The kidneys are your
blood purifiers, they fil
ter out the waste or
impurities in the blood.
If they are sick or out
of order, they fail to do
their work.
Pains, aches and rheu
matism come from ex
cess of uric acid in the
blood, due to neglected
kidney trouble.
Kidney trouble causes quick or unsteady
heart beats, and makes one feel as though
they had heart trouble, because the heart is
over-working In pumping thick, kidney
poisoned blood through veins and arteries.
It used to be considered that only urinary
troubles were to be traced to the kidneys,
but now modern science proves that nearly
all constitutional diseases have their begin
ning in kidney trouble.
If you are sick you can make no mistake
by first doctoring your kidneys. The mild
and the extraordinary effect of Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Root, the great kidney remedy is
soon realized. It stands the highest for its
wonderful cures of the most distressing cases
and is sold on its merits
by all druggists in fifty
cent and one-dollar siz
es. You may have a
sample Dottle by mail Home of swamo-Root
free, also pamphlet telling you how to find
out if you have kidney or bladder trouble.
Mention this paper when vnung ur. Kilmer
& Co., Binghamton, N. Y.
POTTERS DIVORCED.
Bishop's Nephew and His Actress
Wife Legally Separated.
Newport, R. I., June 5. James Brown
Potter, of Newport, has been granted
an absolute divorce from his wife, Cora
Urquhart Potter, with custody of his
daughter.in the appellate division of the
supreme court sitting here.
The petition which Mr. Potter pre
sented to the court prayed for a divorce
alleging wilful desertion for a period of
more than five years.
In his deposition James Brown Pot
ter testified that he was married to
Mary Urquhart in New Orleans In
1877. They went to New York to live
where a daughter was born in 1879. Tfley
lived together happily apparently until
1S86, when Mrs. Potter, her daughter,
mother and sister went abroad merely
for the summer. Before going Mrs.Pot-
ter spoke to her husband several times
about adopting the stage professionally
but was refused. When abroad the sub
ject was renewed by correspondence,
Mrs. Potter urging her husband to con
sent without success. Then he saw a
cable announcement that Mrs. Potter
had signed with the Haymarket thea
ter, London. He immediately cabled,
her demanding that she cancel the en
gagement. Then followed correspond
ence by cable in which Mrs. Potter said
she had set her heart on her art and
would not comply, telling her husband
that her name would be beloved from
the Atlantic to the Pacific and he would
be proud of her. He still insisted that
she should keep off the stage.
Mrs. Potter replied that she loved her
art better then life and would not give
it up. She said that these were not days
of dark ages when women were slaves.
In correspondence with Mr. Potter she
said his family was nothing to her, she
hated the very name of his people and
that Mr. Potter's Uncle Henry (mean
ing Bishop Potter) was all fuss and
feathers, name and family pride. Their
daughter remained with her mother un
til the latter came to America, when
Mr. Potter took her to Tuxedo. Mrs.
Potter visited there to see her daughter,
but was received only as a guest, not as
mistress of the house. Again she saw I
the daughter on the streets in New
York some years later and would not
have known her had it not been for a
nurse who had been in the family since
the birth of the child. During the ab
sence from the family Mrs. Potter's let
ters averaged one in two years.
CLASS DAY AT K. U.
Beautiful Ceremonies Mark Closing of
Senior Course.
Lawrence, June 5. The class day exer
cises of the senior class of Kansas uni
versity were held Monday. The class
breakfast opened the programme and was
served at 8 o'clock. Following the break
fast a number of toasts were responded
to In the following order: " '00 Girls," R.
S. Russell; "'00 Boys," Louise Fanger;
"Senior Picnics," Lizzie Goodnight; "Fu
turespection," H. H. Tangeman; "The
Faculty," C, C. WIckstrum; "Breakfast,"
Edna Warkentin. The farewell to the
buildings was next given. The address
at the tepooner library building was given
by Lieutenant E. Guy Simpson; at Snow
hall by Albert Corri; at the old chemistry
building by Orrin Stafford; at Blake hail
by Fred J. Bates; at Fowler shop build
ing by I. Jed R. Yale; at the main build
ing by Frances Maynard. Following the
last speech on the steps of the main build
ing by Frances Maynard the annual pre
sentation of whip and spur to the juniors
was made by C. C. Wicks. A speech by
the class president, H. P. Fones, closed
the exercises. The class then repaired to
the new chemistry building, where an ivy
was planted near the main entrance to
the main building, and a stone slab en
graved "K . S. U '00," was placed to
mark the spot, closing the exercises with
the reading of the class Ivy poem by A. L.
Goudy.
Taking the place of the annual Phi Beta
Kappa address, a Sigua Xi address was
delivered last evening in university hall
by Professor Edward L. Nichols, formerly
of Kansas university, but now a member
of the faculty of Cornell university at
Ithaca, N. Y.
They Stole Hides.
Lawrence, June 5. Charles Perry,
colored, and N. Swerdfeiger, white.were
arrested yesterday charged with steal
ing hides from Carpenter's hide store.
The thefts have been carried on for
some time, and the hides were disposed
of at the local tannery. They were ob
tained "without breaking into the store,
and on description of tne boy who sold
them, he was arrested, and confessed
that he and Swerdfeiger, who was em
ployed in the Carpenter store, had work
in partnership, Swerdfeiger putting the
hides where Perry could get them, and
the latter disposing of them.
Piles Cured Without the Knife.
Itching. Blind, Bleeding 6r Protruding
Piles. No cure, no oav. All druggists
are authorized by the manufacturers of
Pazo Pile Ointment to refund the money
where it fails to cure any case of piles no
matter of how long standing. Cures or
dinary cases in six days; the worst cases
in fourteen days. One application gives
ease and rest. Relieves itening Instantly.
This is a new discovery and is the only
pile remedy sold on a positive guarantee,
no cure, no oav. Price. 50 cents. If vour
druggist don't keep it, in stock send us 50
cents in postage stamps and we will for
ward same by mail. Manufactured by
Paris Medicine Co., St. Louis, Mo. Manu
facturers of Laxative Bromo-Qumine and
Grove s TastelesB Chill Tonic
KAMSASJflEVS.
Oberlin M.Carter a Model Prison
er at Fort Leavenworth.
Eats, Works and Baths hj Rigid
Inflexible Rules.
IS KNOWN AS NO. 2,094.
Cell Overlooks the Ball Room
"Where Carter Danced
Years Ago, When an Army
Officer at the Post.
On Ball Nights a Face Often
Peers From Cell Window.
Leavenworth.June 5. Oberlin M. Car
ter, the man who stole more than a mil
lion dollars from the United States the
dashing.handsome captain and brilliant
engineer the debonair man of the
world, who was the toast of the women
of 50 cities and towns, and the envy of
as many men is draining the bitter
dregs of the cup of humiliation which
his dishonesty brewed. Shorn of the
honors of his profession, his commission
revoked forever, his former companions
O. M. CARTER.
Now Convict No. 2,094.
forbidden to speak to him; stripped of
his uniform of blue and clad in the
rough garb of the convict, he has lost
his identity, even, and is Known as jno,
2,094. He will spend the next five years
behind the bars of the federal prison.
By the irony of fate he is compelled to
occupy a narrow cell in a prison which
he designed and built, ana, worse stm
the only window in this cell overlooks
the ballroom and banquet hall where he
led the dance and Indulged his epicur
ean tastes while officer of the post a
few years ago.
Carter was considered the brightest
man ever turned out by the nation's
school for soldiers, and from boyhood
fortune seemed to grudge him nothing
that ambition could dictate. He was
made a cadet at West Point by special
appointment by President Hayes, after
having tried unsuccessfully in tne regu
lar way, and was a model student and
soldier, completing the four years
course with a higher average of scholar
ship than had ever been obtained be
fore, and his record has not been equal
ed since.
From the day that he graduated until
the day that he was summarily ordered
back from London to stand trial before
court martial he seemed to have the
ear of the war department, and was ad
vanced rapidly in rank, and in the im
portant character of the work intrusted
to him
Early in life he married the daughter
of a millionaire. Thomas S. Westcott of
New York.and his father-in-law's purse
was at his disposal from that time on.
Fortunately for her. his wife died be
fore his sins found him out. Just before
the discovery of his enormous pecula
tions while he was military attache o?
the American legation in London he
was named one of the three members of
the Nicaraguan commission, and there
was hardly a man in the army who did
not envy the distinctions showered up
on him.
This was Captain Oberlin M. Carter,
U. g. A.
Military prisoner No. 2,094 Is a vastly
different person. The prison barber took
him in hand within a few minutes after
his arrival at Fort Leavenworth, and
removed the gracefully curled mustache
and waving locks which had contribu
ted much to his distinguished appear
ance. Then his hat, clothes, and shoes,
each article made to order and of the
finest material, were taken from him
and he was given a suit of dark gray
homespun with the figures 2,094 stamp
ed in large red letters on the front and
back of the coat, and each leg of the
trousers, under garments of heavy cot
ton stuff, rough shoes fastened with
buckles, and a big straw hat.
He was promptly assigned for duty
as bookkeeper in- the factory depart
ment of the penitentiary and works
eight hours per day. He rises at 6 a. n.
and must be dressed and have his cell
ready within ten minutes. At 6:30 lie
falle in line with murderers, thieves, in
cendiaries, deserters, and criminals of
every other class, and marches in to a
breakfast consisting of hash, bread
(without butter), and coffee. He may
not speak at meals under any condition,
and at no other time except when spo
ken to, or in the discharge of duty.
At 7 o'clock he marches out with the
other prisoners and works until noon,
when he sits down to another meal
consisting of soup, boiled beef, potatoes
and bread. Then he goes back to work
till 5 p. m. when the supper bell rings
and he sits down to stewed fruit, bread
and coffee. By 9 o'clock he must be in
bed, whether sleepy or not, and at that
hour all the lights in the building are
turned out.
Each Friday afternoon he and forty
nine others are marched to the bath
room, in which are fifty tin tubs filled
with warm water. Beside each tub is
a cake of common yellow soap and a
towel. At the word of command he
must strip with the crowd and scrub
his whole body with the sticky soap
and be ready to dress and march out
again when the word is given. Once in
four weeks he may receive visitors, hut
they will probably be few. Within a
dozen rods of his cell are the homes of
a number of army officers, who know
him well, but to them Captain Oberlin
M. Carter is dead, and any army offi
cer of high or low rank who dared ox
change one word with No. 2,094 would
be court martialed and cashiered in
short order.
Like almost every noted criminal,
Carter persists in declaring himself
innocent of the charges upon which he
was convicted. Despite the overwhelm
t ins weight of evidence he cries; "I am
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innocent, and I know my vindication
will come some day." He has been
given every opportunity to explain
what he did wHh the vast sums of
public money that were traced to his
door, but has not done so. He simply
declares that he did not steal the money
and asks that his declaration be be
lieved. With the prison door open to receive
him he broke down, and terror took
possession of his soul. He had seen
enough of army prisons to know and
appreciate the horrors of the convict's
life. Every instinct of his nature re
belled against the idea of being caged
for five years with a herd of common
criminals, and for a few days the doc
tors feared he would suffer nervous
collapse.
Then his pride reasserted itself. If he
had to be a convict he would, at least,
show the world that he was still a man.
He would let his enemies see the kind
of stuff he was made of and make his
friends believe that he was a persecu
ted hero. So when the time came for
him to leave Castle William and start
to Fort Leavenworth he surprised every
one who saw him with a cheery smile
and a bearing that was anything but
dejected.
When he was ushered into the war
den's office at the old fort there was
another breakdown, but it was only for
a few moments. The warden knew the
thoughts that must have come to him
with overwhelming force. His comment
was that "2094 took his medicine like a
man."
Since he has become a part of the
great penal machine Carter has had lit
tle to say to the few visitors who have
chanced to stop before his cell door. He
has stoutly declined to discuss his case
and has gone about his work with ap
parent interest and zeal.
The prison guard who patrols the wall
on which the window of cell No. 094
looks says that on one or two occasions,
when festivities were in progress in the
post ballroom he has seen a ghostlike
face pressed against the bars as late as
2 or 3 o'clock in the morning; and the
inside guard declares that on these oc
casions the prisoner has paced the floor
all night.
But what his imprisonment means to
him what haunting memories and vain
regrets come to drive sleep away how
it feels to be shunned by his fellows
and driven to and fro at the point of a
loaded musket No. 2094 has declined to
say; and who but he can tell.
CHASE COUNTY STONE.
A Good-Natured Dispute as to Who
Furnishes Material For Con- ,
vention HalL
Cottonwood Falls, June 5. A para
graph from Cottonwood Falls appeared
in the State Journal of May 31 as fol
lows: "Mr. P. J. Norton, of the firm of
Retager & Norton, is furnishing this
dressed stone for the Kansas City con
vention hall. He has gotten out two
rush orders and now has another larger
one. He was personally acquainted
with F. K. Hill, the chief architect, and
so brought this big advertisement to
Chase county. Mr. Norton has the only
planer here required to dress the stone
The Chase County Stone company only
furnished the rough stone. Give honor
to whom honor is due.
"A STONEMAN."
The above Is a mistake, the fact of
the matter is that all except two car
load of the stone which was shipped to
the Convention hall was rough stone
and shipped by the Chase County Stone
campany, and was sawed and cut at the
Bremmer Cut Stone company's plant in
Kansas City, these people being the
building contractors. Furthermore there
is no planed stone being used in this
building it all being either sawed or
hand-worked. The Chase County Stone
company have to date shipped 22 cars of
stone to this work and are shipping two
cars per day until the contract is com
pleted, (the stone man) if such he is,
speaking of the advertisement to Chase
county should know that this was let to
the lowest bidder, the Chase County
Stone company being the one that se
cured it; also that during the year 1899
they shipped out of their Cottonwood
Falls quarry alone 449 cars of stone
w hich went a long ways towards adver
tising the stone industry of the county,
this amount being more than any other
two quarries together shipped during
the same period. (Signed)
GEO. G. KING,
Secretary Chase County Stone Co.
AT HUTCHINSON
Is Being Held Convention of State
Christian Endeavor Union.
Hutchinson, June 5. The thirteenth
annual convention of the State Chris
tian Endeavor union begins here today
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and a large crowd is expected. The con
vention will open at 2 o'clock with a
praise service. An able address upon
"The Key Note of the Convention," by
Rev. J. A. Sankey, of Cottonwood Fall,
will follow the praise service. The con
vention sermon will be preached rjy
Rev. W. A. Parker,- of Kmporia during
the first session.
The president's address will be made
at Wednesday evening's meeting by
Rev. A. M. Reitzel of this city.
On Tuesday evening"3 programme al
so is the address on "Christian Citizen
ship" by C. N. Howard of Rochester, N.
Y"., and following this the cantata "Re
bekah" will be given by the Hutchinson
chorus, led by Professor Hoagland.
The convention will continue In ses
sion until Thursday evening at which
time Rev. M. F. Troxell of St. Joseph,
Mo., will speak on "The Call to a High
er Life." The election of officers will be
held on Thursday morning. -
BUY ARIZONA MINE.
Eyan Brothers, of Leavenworth, Seal
ing in Copper and Gold Ore.
Leavenworth. June 5. The Ryan
Brothers have invested in a copper
mine near Wilcox, Arizona, which Jepp
Ryan says promises much in the way of
development.
The ore which has been takan out of
the mine adjoining the Ryan interests
is 90 per cent pure copper and is readhx
smelted. Ryan showed a sample of tha
ore yesterday which he has been car
rying around in his pocket. The copper
sticking out of it looked like gold.
Mr. Ryan said yesterday that the
Ryan Brothers had sold their gold minis
in California. The sale was consumma
ted during Jepp Ryan's recent trip to
California, the price at which it was
sold being $200,000.
AFTER STILWELL BOAS.
El Dorado Organizes a Commercial
Club to Hustle.
El Dorado, June 5. At an enthusias
tic public meeting held here a com
mercial club was organized to further
the interests of the city, especially in
regard to securing the building of the
Kansas City & Orient railroad through
El Dorado and Butler county. Follow
ing are the officers: president. Senator
W. F. Benson; vice president. Mayor
W. W. Bugbee; secretary, J. U. Adams;
treasurer, Charles L. Turner. A special
committee to act in the railroad matter
consists of A. Shelden, A. L. L. Hamil
ton, C. L. King. C. L. Turner, J. W.
Robinson, N. F. Frazier and R. H.
llazelett.
Pensions For Kansans.
Washington, June 6. Pensions hava
been granted as follows: i
Original James Wyres, Fort Dodge,
tG; August Nelgner, Fort Scott, 6;
Francis Rees, Asherville, J6; George
Ackles, Burden, $6.
Additional Lewis M. Bradley, Na
tional Military Home, Leavenworth, JS.
Renewal and reissue Sylvester H.
Gaskill, Oskaloosa, $6.
Increase Henry M. Starrett.National
Military Home, Leavenworth, $14; L.e
roy T. Thompson, National Military
Home, Leavenworth, $10.
War with Spain, original Haxry E.
Wagner, Topeka. $30.
Forged the Editor's Name.
Wichita, June 5. It was discovered a
few days since by the officers of the
Fourth National bank that an unknown
man signing his name "J. B. Jones" ha 1
been promiscuously forging Col. M. M.
Murdock's name to checks and had
them cashed at the stores. Three checks
enumerating $44.75, were cashed in thi3
manner. All three of them contained the
signatures of Mr. Murdock, were draw n
on the Fourth National bank and were
made payable to J. B. Jones. The fel
low's modus operandi was to present
the check at stores In payment of a
small bill of groceries. When they were
sent to the bank for collection they
were pronounced worthless.
Farmers Purchase Twine.
The farmers near Rome combined In
the purchase of twine for harvest .and
asked for bids on 30 or 60 thousand
pounds. The Smith Implement com
pany of this city has been awarded the
contract. Wellington Exchange,
A Street Fair For a Week in Salina.
Salina, June 5. The business men of
Salina have decided to hold another
street fair the coming fall and have de
cided on the week beginning September
24 as the date. The festivities will last
an entire week.
Canadian Thistles Appear.
Eureka. June 5. Canadian thistles
are beginning to appear in Greenwood
county and there is a general demand
that the county commissioners begin a
wax of extermination.

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