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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL. FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 22, 1900.
In connection with our usual supply of all kinds and cuts of Fresh Meats, we will have the following assortment of RESIi FISH at 12JC per lb. Cat, Croppie, Trout, Pike, Pickeral, Sun, Eels. White, Halibut, Red Snapper, Buffalo, Barracuda, Pearch. Turtles. Frog Legs. F. P. ZIMMERMAN, 708 Kansas Ave., 'Phone 133. 1 'wr TOU YOU. If you want artistic designs, good qualities, and reasonable prices, you var.t to see our wall papers. 11. L. LARSH & CO. We Do the Best Work. 116W. Eighth St. ' ill SHORTEST LINE. COLORADO FLYER. Rest and Health to Mother and Child M1!S. WINSiAHVS SOUTHI.Xli STRIP has ben used for over FIFTY YEARS j 1,V .MILLION-? OF Mi'THKRS for their CHILDREN W!Lr: TKBTH1KO, with I'KKFta'T pr-CK..-. It SOOTHES the CHILD. SOKTFN3 the GUMS. ALLAYS I oil FAIN. rri;t:: WIND COLIC and is I t.'.e best remedy for DIARRHOEA. Soli bv Druirtrists in every part of the world B- F'ire tit ask fT "Mrs. WInslow's Sooth ii.tf .-vvrup" and take no other kind. Twenty-five cents a bottle. ttE LL DO VOUR HAULING RIGHT. Topeka Transfer Go. 509 Kansas Avennn. CfSca Tel. 320. House TaL 39V F. P. BACON, Proprietor. li?SEE ME ABOUT STORAGE. FOLK CLOUD BURSTS. Rain Does Much Damage In Parts of Indiana. Peru, In!., June 22. A terrific wind storm with four distinct cloud bursts did much iiam:te- in this section last night. An unprecedented rain fall of four and a half inches followed, flood ing cellars and converting streets into miniatur rivers, Warsaw, Ind., June 22. The heaviest rain for y.-ars f-ll in this place last night and today. Basements of stores iind r sid-m i'9 were tlinled. The total damage is estimated at $10,000. Pleasant Ways For Summer Days." Is the title of the Grand Trunk rail way system's new summer tourist fold-r. which together with other de si ript.ve literature can be had on ap plication to J. H. Burgix. city passenger and ti. ;;et agent. 249 Clark street, cor ner Jackson boulevard, Chicago. Concert To-Night. At Garfield Park by Marshall's band, 8 o'clock. Sixth Cavalry Starts Washington. Jur.e 22. The war de rartitiettt has been informed that troops li and K Sixth cavah y. comprising three 'fleers. 19: enlisted men. 1m) public and two private horses, and two private and cne officer of the hospital, left Fort Ijav. nwortn y- sterday afternoon en j out- for San Francisco. Captain Ca !';!. with 63 men of troop M Sixth cav alry and otie man of the hospital corps left Jefterson Barracks. Mo., yesterday for San Francisco. Garvin Jury Disagrees. The jury in the case of Miss Minnie H tnrahan against James Uarviu for $:. '.' damages, for an unprintable offense, f-iiied to agree and was discharged by Judge Ha Zen today. The trial of the case required two days and attracted a givat deal of attention from people w ho ixre delighted with the recital of details which are not fit to be hoard by people with self-respect. Denver, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Return $19.00 via Santa Fe. Tickets on sale June 21. July 7. S. 9, "'. 1 and Aug. IS. Stopovers allowed tw-en Pueblo and Denver enabling !.- to stop at Colorado Springs. Final limit of ticket October ?.lst. See T. I King, a.gent, for particulars. All the week Ice Cream and Cake 2 cents a dish. SHAWNEE GROCERY, iuS East Sixth St. kym-'' iyj tin LiVJ U ' t!j lit AN EXCITING RUNAWAY. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hyman Have a Narrow Escape. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hyman figured in a runaway accident last niKht. In which Jirs tiyinin displayed rare courage and the horse exhibited rare qualifications as a hurdler and runner. Mr and Mrs. Hyman were driving west on iifteenth street from College avenue. V.? usm?u TaP on the shaft through he.h"1d-baek. strap passes slipped oft". The buggy ran onto the horse and he started. fifteenth street is a fine road and the spirited animal was raising a great oloud ot dust as he rushed furiously down the slight grade. Mr. and Mrs. Hvman were in a dangerous predicament, but fortun ately escaped without lnjurv. One mo ment it seemed that the "horse would overturn the buggy and precipitate the occupant into a wire fence, and as he kicked the dash into the air and swerved from side to side it seemed that there was no escape for the people In the plunging buggy. Mrs. Hyman, who, bv the wav, is quite a horse-woman, had the lines :whn the excitement commenced, but Mr. Hyman plied his strength in vain when the fright ened horse was running. Near Washburn avenue two men driving wagons in which they had been hauling brick drew up across the mad and formed a barrier into which Mr. Hyman steered his horse and th runaway was ended. Mr. and Mrs. Hyman climbed into one of the wagons after the scattered pieces of harness and buggy had been gathered from the roadside by sympathetic passers by. The runaway horse was anchored to the rear of the other wagon with two neck straps and a hitch rein and in this .order the procession returned to town. 1 he animal was worth iisO before the runaway. MINING CONGRESS. Organizes to Cover the Entire Mining World. Milwaukee, Wis., June 22. The Inter national Mining congress today trans acted the most important business con nected with the . congress, that of the adoption of the report of the committee on plan of permanent organization. The report provides that the name shall be International Mining congress. Its ob jects shall be the fostering of fraternal relations among, those engaged in min ing and kindred pursuits in various countries and portions of the United States, the improvement of the minins laws of the United States and the es tablishment of a national department of mining. The membership of the congress shall consist of representatives appointed by the chief executive of the country, states and territories and by such other authorities and organizations as may from time to time be fixed by the eon stress or its executive committee and of persons interested in mining who shall pay into the treasury the sum of $5 per annum. The congress shall meet annually. The orhcers of the congress shall be a president, vice president, a secretary and treasurer, who shall be elected by the congress and together with the oth er officers shall hold their positions un til their successors are elected and in stalled at the next succeeding congress. There sha'tl be an executive committee of seven members and a vice president and secretary elected for each county, state or territory. The next convention goes to Boise City. Idaho. The report of the committee on reso lutions which calls upon congress to es tablish a department of mining w as car ried. NOItTII TOPEKA. Items Intended for this column should be left with the Kimball Printing com pany. 35 Kansas avenue. For sale or rent J. T. Bell's house, No. 12S Holman street Mrs. L. E. Garnett is quite ill at her home, 1016 Quincy street. Mrs. S. E. Stanton, of 1305 Monroe street, has returned from an extended eastern trip. Mrs. R. M. Thomas, of Monroe street, left this morning for Springfield, Ohio, to visit friends. Mrs. Ekel and daughter Clara are visiting in Atchison, the guests of Mrs. Ekel's son, Mr. Charles Ekel. Miss Allen, of Sabetha. Kas., Is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Robinson, eight miles northwest of town. Congressman and Mrs. Charles Curtis and children, Permie' and Harry, will arrive home from Washington city Sunday at noon. The Good Citizens' Federation will meet this evening at 8 o'clock at the Christian church. Mr. Emerson will give an address. Mrs. Louisa Eoggs returned today to her home in Macon, Mo., after vis iting Miss Ella Sheetz and other friends for some weeks. Special attention given to all the litest fads in black hats at Mrs. Court ney's. 03 South Kansas avenue, 905 North Kansas avenue. A Hible study on the line of the "Millennial Pawn" will be held Sunday r.ext at 13 Kansas avenue, at 3 p. m. The "Chart of the Ages" will be used. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Dolman, of 824 Quincv street, are home from a visit of several weeks to their son. Dr. Jo seph Dolman, a.1 wife, of Lafayette, Ind. Rev. Mr. Hitchcock, or Valley Falls, who has been attending the Epworth League convention and visiting the family of Mr. Russell, of 1201 Jackson street, returned to his home today. Miss Alice Coodhue has rturned from a visit to friends in Iowa and is now visiting her aunt, Mrs. Rhodes, and her uncle, Dr. L. A. Ryder, and family, before returning to her home in Emporia. Miss Eda Dickinson and Miss Ethel Kemp came home from Lawrence yes terday, where they went Tuesday to attend the commencement exercises of Haskell institute. Miss Kemrj's sister. Miss Bertha Kemp, being one of the teachers there. Miss Mamie Mulroy, formerly a teacher at the reform school, has been spending a few days visiting at that irstitution. She will go to Lawrence Saturday for a short stay and on Mon day will return to her home in Hays City, stopping en route at Salina, where fhe will be the guest of Miss Alice Dow for a few days. The La li -s' Sew ing society of Roch ester met yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J. F. Cecil. Hammocks were swung in the grove and while not much was accomplished in the way of needlework a delightful social time was enjoyed. The members of the society present were: Mrs. Geoive, Mrs. Sher man George. Mrs. Caldwell, Misses Ora and Eleanor Caldwell. Mrs. Hoover and daughter. Miss Jessie Hoover, Mrs. Charles Lukens. Mrs. Alvin Owen, Mrs. Davis. The following guests from town were also present: Mrs. H. W. Cheney and mother, Mrs. Maitland, Mr. and Mrs. Snmuel Parkhurst. Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Wise and children. Masters Russ and Paul Wise and Miss Fay Wise. The day was the eleventh anniversary of Master Russ' birthday, and in honor c.f it refreshments of ice cream and cake were served. Come and see us. Ice Cream and Cake 2 cts. a dish. SHAWNEE GROCERY, 108 East Sixth St. LOOKS TO CLEVELAND. The New York Herald Cries Out Against Imperialism. Chicago. June 22. The Record has the following dispatch from New York: The Herald this morning prints an editorial under the caption "The United States Cannnot Afford to Be a Baby Empire. What Is the Matter with Mr. Cleveland for Our Next President?" It was written by James Gordon Bennett, and says: "After an existence of a century and a quarter as a country where the gov ernment derives authority solely from the consent of the governed the United States is turning its back upon its own history and traditions. From a free Democracy it is in danger of be coming a tyrannical, imperialistic oligarchy. The adult republic seems to be entering its second childhood as a baby empire. "As a sign that it has deserted the principles of individual freedom, upon which it was founded, it is at this present moment trying: to cram its rule, at the bayonet's point, down the throats of the people Filipinos, Cubans and Porto Ricar.s whom the declaration of independence says were 'created equal, with certain inalienable rights," among which are 'life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.' As far as the Filipinos are concern ed, the United States is doing its 'damnedest' to alienate all three of these 'inalienable rights.' Their lives have been taken, they have been robbed of their liberty and instead of pur suing happiness they are being pursued like wild beasts into the savage inter ior of their native islands: and all be cause they believed, like the American colonists of 1TT6, that they were Justi fied in trying to institute a new govern ment in conformity with their legiti mate desires and needs when the old one imposed upon them by Spain had become intolerable. . "It is about time to face the situa tion squarely. The United States can not, will not, allow the war to continue much longer. "It is high time the United' States woke up and pulled out of the imperial business. The game is not worth the candle, for that way ruin lies. "It is not surprising that the Demo crats have seized upon this Philippine failure, this drifting from safe national moorings out upon the uncertain sea of imperialism, as an issue in the coming campaign. If they were wise enough to make it the one paramount issue, throw silverism overboard and nominate a candidate with the statesmanship to grasp the situation and the courage to meet it. such, for example, as Grover Cleveland, who has proved himself a man of brains and backbone, indepen dent alike of congressional bulldozing and party dictation, Mr. McKinley's days in the White House would be numbered. "The real national mission of the United States is a pacific and commer. eial one. Such a mission is the worst running mate in the world for imperial aspirations. "Imperialism is a military, not a com mercial ambition, and Is one that by a strange fatality destroys those that cherish it. The republics of history lie buried in the ashes of empire. Is the United States getting all ready to be added to the heap? "The United States cannot afford to be a baby empire. It can afford to stand off and watch the baby empire of Eng land, the baby empire of Germany, worry with their troubles. "This truth wants driving home to the American people, but by whom? The American Democracy is in sore straits for lack of a leader possessed of sound business common sense so that he may discern Justly where the country's true interests lie. 'Mr. Cleveland is just such a man. His statesmanlike prescience and de termined will kept the country from taking over Spain's troubles for two years. It was from no lack of courage. Mr. Cleveland, in fact, proved this, for he is the only American president who ever went fearlessly into the. British lion's den and "twisted its tail,' as he did over the Venezuela question. In both the British and Spanish difficulties he showed sound judgment, shrewd com mon sense, firmness and breadth of view. He refused to bully the weak or to cringe to the strong. He was the rudder of the government, not the fig urehead. "That is why the Herald asks: 'What is the matter with Mr. Cleveland for our next president?' " FULLER IS PRESIDENT. Topeka Man at Head of Kansas Ep worth League, The State Epworth League convention adjourned last evening. At a business meeting held Thursday afternoon ihe officers for the ensuing two years were elected. The committee on nominations made a report to the convention and the officers were elected as nominated. The officers are: President, F. O. Fuller, Kansas con ference; first vice president, J. C. Pos tiethwaite, northwestern Kansas con ference; second vice president. Miss Louise Stoelzing, southern Kansas con ference; third vice president. Miss Dell Oldfield, southwestern Kansas confer ence; fourth vice president, C. H. Mor rison, northwestern Kansas conference; secretary, George E. Dougherty, Kan sas conference; treasurer. Homer Myers, southern Kansas conference; junior superintendent. Miss Glazier, southern Kansas conference. The committee on resolutions made the following report: Resolved, That we extend our thanks to the executive committee for the ex cellent programme which has been fur nished, and for the efficient manner in which it has conducted the convention; that we reaffirm our loyalty to the posi tion of our church on the question of temperance; that we endorse the or ganization of our State Temperance 4v , PRESIDENT F. D. FULLER. union, appreciate its work and commend the same to the hearty support of the Epw-orthians of Kansas: that we return to our respective leagues to do our part in the great work of bringing two mil lions souls to Christ; that w-e thank those who have taken part on the pro gramme, the citizens of Topeka for their hospitality and kindness in mak ing our stay in the city profitable and pleasant, and to the railroads for the : v, V;li 1 i ' A' 4k ? aid which they have given to us in the way of reduced rates. (Signed), J. D. M. BUCKNER, . W. S. ALLEN, S. A. LOUGH, - Committee. The temporary treasurer's report showed that a balance of $47.83 remain ed in the treasury. This after all ex penses incident to the convention were paid. The "convention unanimously adopted a resolution which was presented favor ing the semi-centennial exposition to be held by Kansas in 1904. At the conclusion of the sermon by Bishop Warren last evening the con vention adjourned. The next place of meeting will be decided upon by the cabinet, and will be held in 1902. The. delegates from the district In which Topeka is located met yesterday afternoon and elected officers for the ensuing year: President. George E. Dougherty, To peka; first vice president. George Hoyes, North Topeka; second vice pres ident, Mrs. Anna Amos, Oakland; third vice president. Prof. Lakin, Valley Falls; fourth vice president. Miss Ida McDonald, Ottawa; fifth vice president, Mrs. W. H. Fluke. Thompsonville; cor responding secretary, W. D. Perry, To peka; recording secretary, F. H. Goudy, Burlingame; treasurer, Miss Zulu Pasley, Pomona. GILBERT B1UNGSSUIT To Stop Miss Steer From Playing Pygmalion and Galatea. London, June 22. W. S. Gilbert, the celebrated dramatist, applied in the chancery court today for an injunction to restrain Jenette Steer, the American actress, frGm continuing the produc tion at the Comedy theater of his play of "Pygmalion and Galatea" on the ground that she had materially altered the business as arranged by him, and as it had been played under his direc tion by other actresses. The hearing of the case was not completed and was adjourned for a week. Oflicial Council Proceedings. First Published in the Topeka State Journal June 22, 19CKX Council Chamber, Kansas, June IS, 1900. Topeka, Council met in special session pursuant to the printed call of the mayor. Present: Councilmen Betts, Mergan, Myers. Elliott, Weber. Chaney, Swendson, Hughes 8. Absent: Miller. Snattinger, Warner. Roundtree 4. Quorum present. Mayor Drew in the chair. The call for the meeting was read. It is in words and figures as follows, to-wit: NOTICE. Mayor's Office, Topeka, Kansas. June 5, 1900. There will be a special meeting of the council of the city oi Topeka. June is, I'M), at 7:00 o'clock p. m., for the purpose of hearing any and all complaints that may be made as to the report of the ap praisers, appointed for the opening of Kistler street, which report is now- on tile in the office of the city clerk of said city, at which meeting all persons interested mav be heard. (Seal) C. J. DREW, Mavor. Attest: J. H. SQUIRES, City Clerk. The report of the appraisers appointed to appraise all lots and pieces of ground liable for the cost oi; opening Kistler street, from Kansas avenue to Monroe street, was presented and read. The mayor cailed for any person present having any complaint to make in respect to such report, to come forward and make the same. There being no objec tions offered, the report was adopted by the following vote: Yeas Betts. Mergan, Myers. Elliott. Weber. Chaney, Swendson, Hughes 8. Nays None. On motion the special meeting ad journed. J. H. SQUIRES. City Clerk. Official Council Proceedings. First Published in the Topeka State Journal June 22, 1900. Council Chamber, Kansas, June 18, 1900. Topeka, Council met in regular session pursuant to the adjournment of June 8th, .Present: Councilmen Betts. Miller. Mergan. Myers. Elliott. Snattinger. Weber. Chaney, Roundtree. Swendson and Hughes 11. Ab sent Warner 1. Quorum present. Mayor Drew in the chair. The minutes of the last preceding meet ing were presented and partly read, when. upon motion ot councilman Chaney, tne further reading was dispensed with and the minutes were approved as published In the official city paper. Mr. C. C. Baker appeared before the council and asked that the street com missioner be instructed to furnish eight lights in the old athletic park grounds during the horse show, to be held In the park, and stated that the necessary poles therefor would be furnished without cost to the city. On motion of Councilman Betts, the re quest was granted. - Petition of L. B. Merrick and others for a street light at the corner of Sec ond street and Taylor street, was pre sented, read and referred to the commit tee on gas and electric lights. Petition of J. T. Franklin and others for removal of poles in sidewalk on the south side of 13th street or Williams ave nue, was presented, read and referred to the committee on streets and walks. Communication from Koehler & Reiss of St. Louis, regarding street boxes or re ceptacles for refuse and waste paper, was presented, read and referred to the com mittee on street and walks. The following communication was pre sented and read: To the Mayor and Council: The alley on the south side of 10th street, between Kansas -avenue and Quincy street is almost blocked up with various articles and I therefore ask that you order said allev cleared. ADRIAN F. SHERMAN. On motion of Councilman Roundtree the matter was referred to the chief of police with instructions to clear the al- ley of all obstructions. Communication signed by George R Hungate. J. W. Ashbaugh and M. T. Crews asking that the council designate a place to them to sell goods at auction, was presented, road and referred to the committee on licenses. Communication of Wm. R Hazen. ask ing that the city sca,es be removed from in front of his lot on Jackson street, was presented, read and after some discussion was referred to the committee on streets and walks. A communication was received from M. M. Hale, as city treasurer, with reference to interest now due on certain bonds of the city of Topeka. Committee on streets and walks, to whom was referred the petition of John Henrietta and others for a 4-foot walk on Throop avenue, reported back the same with the recommendation that the prayer of the f.titietters be granted. The report was adopted. The city engineer submitted plans, spe cifications and estimates for the construc tion of a detention hospital, which were reai. Councilman Elliott moved that the spe cifications be amended by adding, "that one-sixth Ft. Scott cement be used in the stone work up to the top of the ground," which motion was adopted. , The yeas and nays ere then taken on the approval of the puns, specifications and estimates and the same were ap proved by the following vote: Teas Betts, Miller. Mergan. Myers. Elliott, Snattin ger. Weber, Chaney, Roundtree, Swend son. Hughes 11. Nays None. The bond of the Merchants' National bank for the faithful performance of its Cheap Excursion Rates to Colorado Ca Jua.3 21, July 7, 8, 9, 10 and 13, and Aug. 2 Tickets from points west of Missouri River, and east of Colby. Kan., to Den ver, Colorado Springs. Manitou, Pueblo. Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah, and re turn, will be sold by the GREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE ; At rate of Cue Secular Fare Plus $2.00 for Round Trip, Return Limit October 31, 1900. BEST LINE TO DENVER Only Direct Line to Colorado Springs and Manitou. Take advantage of these cheap rates and spend your vacation in Colorado. Sleeping car reservations mav be made now for any of the excursions. Write for full information and the beautiful book, "COLORADO THE MAGNIFICENT" sent free. E. W. THOMPSON, A. G. P. A., Topeka. Kan. JOHN SEBASTIAN, G. P. A., Chicago. duty as a city depository. In the sum of fifty thousand dollars, signed by the offi cers of the bank as principal, and by the United States Fidelity and Guaranty com pany as surety, was presented, read and the years and nays being taken, the same was approved bv the following vote: Yeas Betts. Miller. Mergan. Myers, El liott, Snattinger. Weber, Chaney. Round tree, Swendson, Hughes 11. Nays None. Bond of R. B. Kepley for the faithful performance of his contract to construct certain stone sidewalks in the city of To peka, in the sum of live thousand dollars, signed by himself as principal and Joab Mulvane as surety, was presented, read and the years and nays being taken the same was approved by the following vote; Hetts. Miller. Mergan, Myers. Elliott, Snattinger, Weber, Chaney, Roundtree, Swendson, Hughes 11. Nays None. Bond of Wall & Hanley in the sum of $13.45u for the faithful performance of. their contract to grade 11th street from Harrison street to Topeka avenue, the alleys in the block bounded by Seventh street. Eighth street. Van Buren street and Harrison street: Topeka avenue from 14th street to the south city limits: Taylor street from 7th to sth street: Topeka ave nue from 2nd street to 3rd street, and other streets and alleys therein named, signed by M. F. Wall. J. D. Hanley and Wall St Hanlev as principals, and T. M. Hanley. J. M. Stewart. J. E. Schmidt. A. M. Baird and J. Thomas as sureties was presented, read and the yeas and nays be ing taken, the same was approved by the following vote: Yeas Betts. Miller. Mer gan. Myers. Snattinger. Weber. Chaney, Swendson S. Nays Elliott, Roundtree, Hughes 3. Bond of O. Swanson in the sum of J17.05O for the faithful performance of his contract to curb and pave certain streets and avenues therein named, signed by himself as principal, and E. Horn. P. W. Griggs. F. A. ISeekstrom. S. Cunningham. D. J. Greenwald and A. T. Waggoner as sureties, was presented, read and the yeas and nays being taken, the same was approved by the following vote: Yeas Betts. Miller. Mergan. Myers. Snattinger, Weber, Chaney, Swendson K. Nays El lott. Roundtree. Hughes 3. Bond of R. B. Kepley in the sum of $1,440 for the faithful performance of his contract to curb Woodlawn avenue be tween Willow avenue and Park avenue, signed by himself as principal and Joab Mulvane" as surety, was presented, read and the yeas and nays being taken, the same was approved by the fallowing x'Ote: Yea Betts, Miller, Mergan. Myers, Snat tinger. Weber. Chanty. Swendson 5. Nays Elliott. Roundtree, Hughes 3. Councilman Roundtree introduced an or dinance "to appropriate money out of the sewer bond fund, paving fund, interest fund and city hall fund to pay principal and interest, which becomes due on July 1, 1900." Sections 1 and 2 were read and adopted by separate votes. The ordinance was then put upon its final passage and passed by the following vote: Yeas Betts. Miller Mergan, Myers. Elliott, Snattinger, Weber. Chaney. Roundtree, Swendson, Hughes 11. Nays None. The title was read and approved. Councilman Swendson introduced "an ordinance to repeal ordinance No. 1.9S5. approved September 14, 1S9." Sections 1 and 2 were read and adopted by separate votes. The ordinance was then put upon its final passage and passed by the fol lowing vote: Y eas Betts. Miller, Mergan, Myers. Elliott. Snattinger. Chaney, Roundtree, Swendson. Hughes 10. Nays Weber 1. The title was read and ap proved. Councilman Swendson offered the fol lowing resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, bv the mayor and council of the city of Topeka. That there is hereby transferred from the general improvement fund to the general revenue fund tne sum of three thousand dollars ($3.000. to reim burse said fund for money taken there from to pay for general improvements. Councilman Betts offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That it is for the best interest of the city of Topeka that the mayor ap point a committee of three to confer with the Topeka Water company and see if we can come to terms as to buying their plant. Councilman Betts offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved. That it is for the best inter est of the citv of Topeka. That if Mr. Ritchie can't get the brick to complete his contract, of the Capital City Brick Co. in time to complete his contract on time, that he be instructed to buy them elsewhere. Councilman Betts offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That the city clerk Is hereby the official city paper for proposals for the construction of an addition to the city prison building. The city engineer, to whom was referred f a resolution regaromg me uivision nne ue tween the city park and the H. C. Root property returned the same with the re port that the same is in accordance with map on file In city engineer's office. The resolution was adopted. The mayor appointed the committee on waterworks as a committee to confer, with the Topeka Water company in regard to purchasing their plant. The mayor appointed H. J. Bevelle. T. L. Ross and J. W. Hall as appraisers to appraise all lots and pieces of ground lia able for the cost of improving Lane street from 13th street or Williams avenue to Piercy street. The yeas and nays being taken, the ap pointment was confirmed by the following vote: Betts. Miller. Mergan. Myers. El liott, Snattinger. Weber. Chaney. Round tree. Swendson. Hughes 11. Nays none. Mr. Carr, a house mover, addressed the council, stating that certain wires of the street railway company, were too low to permit a house which he was moving to pas3 underneath them. Councilman Chaney moved that the Street Railway company be instructed to raise their wires at that point eighteen feet high, if not so. according to the ordi nances of the city, which motion pre vailed. Mr. L. S. Ferry. In the interest of J. W. Farnsworth. addressed the council with reference to opeiung Smith street just east of the Shunganunga creek, and asked that the matter be referred to the com mittee on streets and walks, and it was so referred. City Physician Hogeboom asked for the pleasure of the council in dispensing with the pest house in the fair grounds, which he said at this time contains no patients, but was being taken care of by parties paid for the purpose. - ' On motion of Councilman Chaney the city physician was instructed to find out what arrangements he could make with the party taking care of the building and report at the next meeting of the council. City Attorney Bird informed the council that certain areaways in some of the streets and alleys of the city were in a dangerous condition. On motion of Coun cilman Mergan. the city engineer was in structed to see that ail areaways in the city are covered according to the ordi nance with reference thereto. J. H. SQUIRES, City Clerk. Lettes Is All Bight. Wesel, Prussia, June 22. The rela tives of Captain Lettes, commander of the German gunboat Ilti reported In the United States to have succumbed to wounds received during the bombard ment of the Taku forts, announce that they had a dispatch today, dated Che Foo, Thursday, June 21. saying the cap tain was in good helath. To Grade Papers. The state board of education will hold a meeting tonight at the office of the state superintendent for the purpose of examining the papers submitted by the applicants for state certificates. These papers" were submitted at an examina tion held in May and those who are suc cessful will receive state certificates to teach in the schools of Kansas. Expensive Blackberries! The man who was arrested for steal ing blackberries from Chas. Quant, was sentenced this morning to work out a fine of $1S.45 on the rock pile. He still refuses to give his name. FREE MESSENGER SERVICE. PULL a Postal Telegranh-Cable Box. or call by telephone No. 417 and have your Want Ads brought to The State Journal office by free messenger. No charge to you lor messenger service. Cost of classi fied ads. & cents per line of six words to tne line ana every tracuon thereof. WANTED SITUATIONS. WANTED By a young lady attending school, a place to work for her board. Call or address The Standard Shorthand school, 630 Kansas ave. WANTED Position as stenographer, so licitor or salesman, by experienced man. Address F., care Journal. "WANTED FEMAXE HELP. WANTED Good white girl, family of three, Mrs. C. P. Adams, 917 Fillmore. WANTED A ftrjiifclass girl for general housework. Mite. L, s. Dolman, 122 West Gordon St., North Topeka, Kan. WANTED Girl for general housework In family of two. Apply 513 Kansas ave. WANTED An experienced dining room girl: steady employment and good wages. Hotel Whitley, mporla, Kan. "WANTEDMALE HELP. WANTED Assistant bookkeeper to work in i opeKa. no Interview granted till af ter applicant has given satisfactory refer ences as to habits, character, ability and willingness to merit promotion. Address W. J. B., care Journal. WANTED Man cook, white, $5") a month: farm hand. $20; 2 bridge carpenters: 20 men for work near Clay Center. Star Employment Agency, 107 E. 7th st. "WANTED AGENTS. WANTED Agents to sell the "Shoo Fly Door Spring," from $3 to $5 made daiiv. Call at Fifth avenue hotel. Call for Gen eral Agent. "WANTED MISCELLANEOUS. WANTED Calves and fat cattle, all kinds; leave word or write 921 Kansas avenue, WANTEE Carpets, lace and curtains to clean. 9u8 Ks. ay., J. H. Fosdick. Tel. 860. WANTED By July 1st. 4 or 5 room cot tage, by man and wife. Address Mac, Journal. WANTED Lace curtains and portieres to clean. Mrs. Fosdick, 725 Quincy st. JOEEENT-EOOMS FOR RENT Three furnished rooms for light housekeeping, splendid shade and large porch. 614 Tyler st. FOR RENT Furnished rooms for house keeping, first floor. 711 Quincy st. FOR RENT Furnished room. Sixth st. 611 West FOR RENT Newly papered rooms, bath, gas, etc. 1013 Topeka ave. FOR RENT Furnished rooms, with or without board, luei Polk sr FOR RENT Furnished rooms, single or ensulte. 215 E. Seventh st. Mrs. Nordeen. FOR RENT Large front room, with al cove. UMi W. 6th st. FOR RENT Recently modernized furn ished rooms for light housekeeping; also single rooms. 421 Quincy st. FOR RENT Furnished rooms cool. W. corner Fifth and Madison St. FOR RENT HOUSES. FOR RENT New modern house. 9 rooms. 921 Monroe, Geo. Hackney. ' FOR RENT Small 4 room house. Inquire Davies' Grocery. 1319 West 15th st. FOR RENT House. 4 rooms, stable, to.00. Inquire at 1043 Lawrence. FOR RENT 1321 Tyler St.. seven room house and barn. Call J. Thomas Lum ber Co. FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS. FOR SAL13 Good range, gasoline stove, and baby carriage, 14i2 West Sixth st. FOR SALE Cheap Fancy pigeons and a beautiful water spaniel dog. At 1106 Van Buren st. FOR SALE Hair store, 222 East Fifth St. Mrs. Van Vleck. FOR SALE Finest six octave Estey or gan in the city, less than half price. 630 Kansas avenue. FOR SALE Grocery good school trade. 12th st. and candy Address 712 store. West FOR SALE By party leaving town, best 6 room cottage in city for the money. Address Owner, care Journal. FOR SALE Fine fresh Jersey cows. Mrs. Calvin. Highland Park. FOR BALE Good buggy, newly painted and repaired: also pole and light saddle. 52S Quincy street, upstairs. FOR SALE Good refrigerator, gasoline stove, and baby carriage. 1412 West Sixth st. FOR SALE At 1115 Quincy. new draw cut Champion mower; farm wagon; 7-year-old all-purpose mare. FOR SALE Farm wagon, eery, 1319 W. 15th St. Davies' Gro- FOR SALE Household goods, horse, bug gy and harness. Iu22 Tyler st. FOR SALE One Jersey cow. giving four gallons milk. 11Z E. 6th. H. Vesner. FOR SALE MISCEULANEOTJS. - FOR SALE Two sets single harness, also Jersey cow. W. T. Lawless, 51S Quincy street. FOR SALE Nice new stock millinery at, a bargain. Address E. B.. care Journal, FOR SALE 200 pedigreed Belgian hare does, T5 just received by the Annie M. Trapp Co.. 11Z and 111 West 7th St., 2nd story. FOR SALE! Computing scales, fruit ease. spice chests, oil tanks, etc. Address Rackett Store, Alta Vista. Kan. FOR SALE Good mandolin and case: or will exchange for good guitar. Address O. K.. care Journal. VOCAL. MR. VINCENT GRAHAM receives pupils, advanced or beginners; ballad, oratorio, grand opera; misplaced voices treated. Students coached in special music for con certs, etc. An experienced accompanist always at the studio. For terms, call 920 Tyler street. MISCEIXANEOtT& AUCTION Tomorrow at 1 o'clock, at cor ner of 6th and Quincy. Finest lot of fur niture in the city will positively be sold at one o'clock. Ladies especially Invited. . TO TRADE for clear improved Kansas land, best corner in Beloit. It is renting for $fi20.00. and am offered $15.0ft for the part occupied by me, making $7.00 rents. Best town on Central Branch. What hava yuu got. W. H. Houghton. Beloit. Kan. . GASOLINE OR GAS STOVES repaired Hull Stove & Repair Co., 116 E. sth st. MATTRESSES- FEATHERS renovated, old mattresses made over as good as new. "Work guar anteed. T. W. Pickett, 114 E. 4th st. FLORISTS. MRS. J. R. HAGUE. Florist, successor to R J. Groves, S17 Kansas ave. Phone 603. CUT FLOWERS and floral designs at Hayea'. HSi West Eighth st. 'Phone s3- TOWJHOTCAOSRN NOTICE My application for a permit to sell intoxicating liquors according ty law at 400 East Fifth street, in the Second ward of the city of Topeka. is now on file in the office of the probate judge cf Shawnee county, Kansas. The hearing of the same is set for Tuesday, at 9 o'clock a. m., July 17, 1900. W. A. KARR. PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. CHARLES C. BRADLEY, M. D. Office 515 Kansas ave. phone, 67S-2. Redider.ce, 511 West 7th street. 'Phone t.-3. H. T. THURBER, M. D.. Physician and Surgeon; graduate . University of N"e Hampshire. Licentiate, Conn., board of examiners. 12u0 Kansas ave. Henry W. Roby. M. D.. SURGEON. 730 Kansas Avenue. Residence. Twenty, first t. and Ktnsas ave. Topeka. Kan. L. A. RTrrER. M. r OFFICE and residence corner Gcr-ion St., and Central ave.. Ncr'h Topeks. 'Pbon 214. Uses the Brinkerhoff system of rectal treatment, a successful and painless treat ment tor plies, hstula. fisnure. ulceration, etc IDA.C, BARNES. M. D. Office 732 Kansas ave. Residence Thir teenth and Clay. Office hours: 3 a. m.. to 11 a. m.. aud 3 p. m.. to 6 p. ia. Telephone S&4 r&jldeDeo hnd 14 office. F. ri. MARTIN. M. D.. 404 KANSAS avenue, over Wallace's drug store. Phones: 476. residence, G3S office. DR. EVA HARDING. Homeopathist. 63 Kansas ave. Telephone 402. STAMPS, SEAL3 AND STENCILS TKE J. C. DARLING CO.. 734 Kan. Ave. Rubber stamps, brass and aluminum trade checks. Prices low. Catalogue free. Tel. 292, FLASHLIGHT PHOTOS. PORTRAITS taken at your home or o-jr studio, day or evening. Nichols Flash Light Studio, 70S Kansas ave. EDUCATJOJfAL FRENCH AND GERMAN Tsaight tiher In clas3 or. private, terms reasonable Mrs. Hannah Kihlbcrr. 31 S Harrison i- STORAGE. MERCHANTS' TRANFER & STORAGES Co.. packs, ships and stores household goods. Tel. 1S6. Clarence Skinner, 123 E. 6th st. MACHINE SHOPS. MACHINE SHOP Lawn mowers sharp ened, razors and clippers ground. Base ball and sporting goods. Golden Rule Machine works, 514 Kansas ave. BICTCLES. TOPEKA CYCLE CO.. 112 West th St. Tel. 701. Bicycles and sundries: bicyclea and tandems for rent; repairing of ail kinds. V. S. CYCLE CO.. 118 E. Sth st. Nation! and Union bicycles. Sundries, repair. ATTORNETS-AT-LAW. MILTON BROWN, lawyer. Practice In all state and federal courts. Suite 41. Craw ford bldg. Topeka, Kan. JEWELERS. JAMES B. HAYDEN. Jeweler and Opti cian. Complete stock of watches, dia monds, silverware, etc.. Eyes examined and spectacles properly fitted. MONET. MONEY TO LOAN on live stock, pianos, organs, typewriters, household goods and personal security. L. Blscoe. 523 Kan. ave. TO LOAN Money on real estate. Month ly payments. Low interest- See East man. 11a West Sixth st. PAVING. THE OFFICE of the Capital City Vitrified Brick and Paving Co., has been nrnoftd to 11 West Eighth street. WATCHMAKER. WATCHES cleaned, 76o: clocks. SCc: main springs, lac; crystal. 10c. Ca."h paid for oldT gold or silver. All work guaranteed. Old jewelry exchanged for new. If hard up. see Uncle Sam. 512 Kansas avenua. SPECIALISTS. DR. C. H. G7.TBOR, Diseases of the Noseu Throat and Lungs. 7wi Kansas avenua. HAIR GOODS. SWITCHES. CHAINS, WIGS: your own design to order. Face treatments. Mxa. Hattie Van Vleck, ZM East Fifth st. TOJPATHIST STEPHEN C. WOODHULL. Hour: -12; 2-5; Tues. and Sat. ft-il a. m. Sii Topeka avenu.