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The Topeka state journal. [volume] (Topeka, Kansas) 1892-1980, June 27, 1900, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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Several Contracts Awarded for
Work on Orient Road.
Building of Line From Pacific
Coast to Be Commenced.
Will Await Action of the
Guardian Trust Company.
This Company Will Likely Look
After Financing of the Road.
All tuckered out Scarcely enough energy to get
home in the evening No rest after you do get
home As tired in the morning as you are at
night Back so lame that you can scarcely bend
it Aches and throbs and pains even when you
lie still Kidneys are to blame
They're not taking the poison out of the blood
Need help, and need it at once
Other Topeka people have been in the same con
ditionHundreds of them They've taken Doan's
Kidney Pills
And they've been cured
Cured so quickly and permanently that they
could scarcely believe their own senses.
They'll tell you about the goodness of Doan's
Kidney Pills Tell you with a glad earnestness
that you can't help believing
Read what one Topeka citizen has to say :
Mr. F. T. Yale, No. 707 Quincy St., photographer at No. 617 Kansas
avenue, rays: "Kidney complaint bothered me for about two years.
At first I paid little attention to a slight pain across the small of my
back, but finally it grew so bad I cou'.d scarcely attend to my work.
When I stooped It was with the greatest difficulty that I could straight
en and the kidney secretions were unnatural, distressing and annoy
ing, and also disturbed my rest nights I was in pretty bad shape
wnen I got a box of Doan's Kidney Pills at Rowley & Snow's drug
Ktore, corner of Sixth St. and Kansas Ave. I noticed a decided relief
after the third dose, and on finishing the treatment the backache dis
appeared and the action of the kidney secretions was corrected."
You can buy Doan's Kidney Pills at any Drug
Store 50c a box
Foster-XIilburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Kansas City, June 27. President A. E.
Stilwell, of the Kansas City, Mexico &
Orient, has returned from New York
and will remain here until after the
meeting of the directory of the Guar
dian Trust company to be held next Fri
day, when the matter of the connection
of the trust company with the new rail
road to be built by Mr. Stilwell will be
decided upon.
President Stilwell has awarded sev
eral contracts for work on the new line,
and construction from Port Stilwell, the
Pacific coast terminus of the road, east
ward, will be begun within a few days,
as will also work at different points on
the route between Kansas City and the
Mexican border.
Mr. Stilwell confirmed the report al
ready published that a contract cover
ing a period of 15 years and providing
for close traffic interchange between the
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul and the
Kansas City, Mexico & Orient had been
signed, under which through train ser
vice will be maintained from Chicago to
Port Stilwell, where connections will be
made with steamship lines ta the Orient
and South America.
While Mr. Stilwell refused to confirm
it, a report, which it is believed is en
titled to credence, is current that an
other important traffic arrangement for
the new road to the Orient is about to
be signed. As the contract with the
Milwaukee covers the territory north of
Kansas City pretty thoroughly it is ev
ldently with a line reaching some other
territory and, while those informed on
the subject speak of it very guardedly
it may not be amiss to speculate that
thia new contract is to give the Orient
road entrance to St. Louis. The Texas
& Pacific was suggested in this connec
tion, but it is not certain that is the
line, in question. It is possible the con
tract is to be with a California line.
for a railway supply house, with head
quarter's at Chicago.
Mr. Mason is Well known in, Topeka.
He was given the position of assistant
chief clerk in Mr. Player's office by Mr.
D. E. Cain, now chief clerk to General
Manager Mudge.
Rock Island Bettering Line Between
Topeka and Lincoln.
The Ttoek Island is replacing the
wooden structures over the creeks and
rivers along the lines between Topeka
and Lincoln with steel structures. They
arc mostly all small bridges, being but
forty or fifty feet wide.
Two have already been completed
near DeWitt, Neb. Work will progress
as rapidly as possible during the sum
mer and it is hoped that about a dozen
bridges will be finished. A considerable
sum of money is being spent in this
work. When the work is finished the
cost will possibly aggregate upwards of
Emporia 35. of L. I". Election.
Cottonwood lodge No. 116 B. of L. F.
has elected the following officers for
the ensuing year: Master J. D. Lan
caster; vice master, I. M. Carter; sec
retary and collector, W. N. Breen; re
ceiver, Fred Ruggly; custodian, L. Sim
ons; protective board, Charles Havel;
I. S. Tolbert and Morgan Jones; med
ical examiner, Ir. Anna Ellsworth:
trustees, W. R.' Samuel, M. O. Domnell
and H. Gunn; delegate to grand lodge;
W. N. Breen.
Injuries Result Fatally.
Osawatomie. June 27 J. Cunningham,
roadmaster on the Missouri Pacific rail
way from Kansas. City junction, six
miles out of Kansas City, to Coffeyville,
died at Osawatomie of injuries received
while at work on a steam plow last Sat
urday evening. He had been a road
master on the Missouri Pacific railway
for many years. His home was here, but
he was born and reared near Holden,
Mo. He was six feet six inches talL
Sir. Barr Passes Through.
Third Vice President J. M. Barr of
the Santa Fe passed through Topeka
Tuesday in private car No. 217. He
was joined in Topeka by General Man
ager H. U. Mudge. They will spend a
few days in Colorado, after which
they will return to Topeka. Mr. Ban
on his return, will remain in this city
a few days before returning to Chicago.
J. H. Banker Promoted.
Mr. John H. Banker, bridge and
building foreman of the middle division
of the Santa Fe. with headquarters at
Newton, has resigned his position to ac
cept a similar but more lucrative one on
the G. C. & S. F.. with headquarters at
Cleburne. Tex. Mr. Banker is a very
popular official and his many friends
will be pleased to learn of his advance
ment. His successor has not yet been
if I Long Branch Biscuit, Butter . l
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jj National Biscuit Company. j
It means the absolute pro
tection of Soda Biscuit, Milk
Biscuit, Saratoga Flakes,
Long Branch Biscuit, Butter
Crackers, Graham Biscuit,
Oatmeal Biscuit, Ginger
Snaps, Handmade Pretzel
ettes, and Vanilla Wafers
from dampness, odor, dust
and germs. Soda Biscuit
packed in the "In-er-seal Pat
ent Package" are not affected
by the odor of the mackerel
barrel, the sweeping of the
store, or the state of the
weather. They are as fresh
when they reach your table;
as when they come from the
The "In-er-seal Patent
Package' is a wonderful in
vention, but this is a day of
wonders. Ask for it at the
grocers, and look for the
trade-mark on the end.
It Has Been Opened as Far as the
Capital of the Creek Nation.
Sapulpa, I. T., June 27. At noon yes
terday the first train over the St. Louis
Oklahoma & Southern railway, the
Frisco's new Texas line, entered Okmul
gee, the capital of the Creek Nation,
thirty-one miles south of Sapulpa. Reg
ular passenger trains will be put on the
new road as far as Okmulgee on July
1, a grand excursion marking the event.
Sherman, Tex., is designated as the
southern terminus of this new road.
Two hundred and ten miles from
Sapulpa the road will penetrate the big
oal belt in the Creek Nation, lust
north of the north fork of the Canadian
iver. Henrietta, forty-five miles south
from Sapulpa, will be the mining center.
Wetumka, one of the oldest of the Creek
owns, will be touched by the new road,
while Holdenville on the Choctaw line
will be the next, and Francis, named af
ter D. R. Francis, Missouri's former
governor, will be an important point, a3
will Raff, the new health resort at the
big sulphur springs in the jChickasaw.
Kansas Wheat Showing an Excellent
Weather Observer Jennings has issued
the following crop report for the week
ending June '26:
Eastern division Wheat harvest is
about finished in the southern counties
and nearly so in the central, and is
progressing In the northern; threshing
from the shuck, and stacking have be
gun in many counties; threshing de
velops a good yield in quality and
quantity. Oats harvest Is beginning in
the southern counties. Corn is in good
rendition and growing rapidly: much
of it is being laid by; it is tasseling and
silking in the south, and earing in Chau
tauqua. Tame haying is progressing in
several counties, showing a good crop,
except in Louglas where the timothy
is light. Apples are doing well in Shaw
nee, fairly well in Douglas and Morris,
and are coming into market in Shawnee
and Lyon. The second crop of alfalfa
is ready to be cut in Anderson.
Shawnee county Wheat harvest pro
pressing, good yield, quality fine; oats
tilling rapidly; heavy hail in southeast
l.art on 17th, doing much damage to
crops, especially fruits.
Middle division Wheat harvest is fin
ished in Cowley and Is progressing in
ell but the extreme northwestern coun
ties; it is nearing the end in many of
the southern and central counties. Oats
are ripening in many countits, and are
nearly ready to cut in Jewell and Ot
tawa. Corn has grown rapidly, is in
pood condition and clean, and is being
laid by in some of the counties, in Bar
ber the early corn is in silk and tassel.
Apples are in fair condition in Barber,
S 1 in Butler and Cowley.
Western division Wheat harvest is
progressing in Ford showing a fine
grain: it begins this week in Ness.
Wheat is filling well in Scott and Sheri
dan, but has been injured by hail in
Thomas and Trego. Barley harvest is
,progr-Fsii!g in Rawlins and begins this
week in Thomas. Rye harvest is prog
ressing in Ness and begins this week in
Rawlins and Thomas. Corn is growing
rapidly, and in Ness Is being laid by.
The second crop of alfaJfa is growing
well in most of the counties but still
(hows the effects of the worms in Ham
ilton, ami is being eaten by grasshop
pers in Trego.
No Bonus on Fruit Exports.
Ban Jose, Cal.. Jur.e 27. The Califor
nia Packers company has flnaiiy ar
ranged with the California Fruit asso
ciation (the prune men's combine) for
handling the coming crop; The fixing of
prices is left to the directors of the as
sociation. There will be no monus on
foreign exports.
St John's Novitiate, Maryland, Is to
Be Transferred to New York.
Washington, June 27. One of the
greatest changes that has even occurred
in the Jesuit province of Maryland, will
take place at an early date, by order
of the superior general of that commun
ity. After an existence of 70 years the
famous St. John's novitiate at Freder
ick, Md is about to be moved to a lo
cation on the Hudson river, above West
Point, where property of considerable
value has been acquired.
The old novitiate was founded by
Father John McElroy, S. J.. who re
ceived ordination as a priest from
Archbishop Neale, of Baltimore, in 181.
and died at Frederick, in 1873. Many cel-
ebrites are buried in its shadow, among
them the third chief justice of the Uni
ted States, Roger Brooke Taney, and
the Jesuit Missionaries Villiger, Tuffer,
Senders and Vigilante. In the trans
feral to New York, these graves will not
be disturbed. Father Edward Purbry,
is now provincial of the Jesuits in this
province which originally covered the
country, but at present embraces only
the southern, middle and New England
states. The province .was founded in
1SG4. He resides at St. Francis Xaviers
college. New York city, though the resi
dence of nearly all his predecessors was
in .Baltimore.
Duke of York's Greeting to the Nomi
nal Ruler of Egypt
London, June 27. The Khedive of Egypt
arrived in London at noon from Port Vic
toria where he h:td been since he reached
Kncland from Flushing, June 21. He
showed few signs of his recent illness.
the traveller was received on the plat
form of the Charing Cross railroad sta
tion by the Duke of York, the Turkish
ambassador. Anthopolo Pasha and suite.
a guard of honor from the Coldstream
Guards and a band, which piayed the
khertivial hymn. The Duke of York era
braced his highness. After inspecting the
guard of honor, the khedive entered
roynl carriage, accompanied by the Euke
of York, and was driven to Buckingham
palace, escorted by a troop of the horse
guards and cheered by the spectators.
Survivors of the Corinthia.
New York, June 27. Among the pas
seneers who arrived today per steamer
I'rins Wilhe'm oth, from Port-Au
Prince, etc., were Captain Geo. Camp
bell of the wrecked steamer Corinthia
and 23 men who had charge of th
muies on the Corinthia. Capt. Campbell
is returning to his home at Liverpool
The muleteers were sent here by the
united States consul at Port-Au-Prince.
Becoming a
I an ordeal which all women approach with indescribable
frar. for nothing can compare with the horrors of child-birth.
Tbr thought of the suffering and danger in store for her, robs
the expectant mother of all pleasant anticipation of the coming:
event, and cats over her a skadow of gloom that cannot be
Bnatf.cn on. inousanus
of women have found
that th? use of Mother's
Friend during preicnan
Cr Toba confinement of alt pain and danger, ana insures
afetv to mother and child. This scieutmc liniment is a
godsend to all women at tht.- time of their most critical
ordeal. Not onlv does Mother's Friend carry woman
through the perils of child-birth, but ita use gently prepares the
avstetn for the coming event, prevents " morning sickness," aud
other discomforts of tins jeriod. Sold bv a 1 druggists at $:.oo per
bottle bend for free booklet to TB tiCFUiL2) JtttVlAT9 Co.,
AUanta. Georgia
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TJ. P. Watch Inspection
Beginning July 1 the Union Pacific
will begin the organization of a watch
and clock inspection department. J. W.
Foringer of Chicago has been placed in
charge of the department and will ap
point local inspectors all over the system.
Train Load of Horses.
'A train composed of fourteen palace
horse cars loaded with horses, shipped
from the Indian Territory, passed
through Topeka yesterday over the
Itock Island. The horses were raised in
the territory and were being shipped to
the market in Kansas City. A solid
train of horses is rather a novel sight.
J. H. Bender; Ad. Purcell and A. C.
Whitford have taken the Strong City
passenger run, and J. F. O'Roui ke has
been assigned to the 367-114 run vacated
by Conductor Rees. More changes are
said to be scheduled to take place in
the near future.
Goes to Mexico to Be Chief Clerk to
General Manager Nickerson.
Mr. Thomas Mason has accepted the
position of chief clerk to Mr. H. R.
Nickerson, third vice president and gen- 1
eral manager of the Mexican Central
railway, with headquarters at the City
of Mexico.
Mr. Mason was formerly assistant
chief clerk in the office of Superinten
dent of Machinery Player, of the Santa
Fe, and later chief clerk of the motive
power department of the Baltimore &
Ohio railway, at Baltimore, Md. This
latter position he resigned about eight
months ago to become western agent
Wichita Depot Work Stopped.
"Wichita, Kas., June 27. Work on the
Missouri Pacific depot was suspended
here today because the stonemasons'
union demanded eight hours a day and
40 cents an hour. The contrator had fig
ured on ten hours a day at $3. He will
seek help from the outside.
Engineer Deen has been among the
indisposed for some time but is reported
much better.
Train Dispatcher Merrifleld has re
turned from Kansas City, where he
went on a short business and pleasure
Conductor Hannum went to Kansas
City this morning where he has taken
one of the long runs between Newton
and Argentine. He will "bump" Con
ductor Boyle, who In turn takes Pear
son's run.
Assistant Engineer S. A. McCoy with
a force of men is in Arkansas City
staking out a new "y." Al Moore and
his graders are there ready to com
mence on the work.
Several changes have been made
among the conductors recently. Will
Rees has taken the fast mail run be
tween here and Kansas .City, opposite
Engineer W. C. Wilson and family are
visiting in Leavenworth.
Fireman H. H. Brown was called to
Chicago by a message announcing the
serious illness of his mother.
M. H. Conwell, night assistant in
spector at the round house, has taken
a similar position with the Santa Fe in
Fireman Robert Cliff has been laying
Engineer Irving- Wellman and Fire
man Cliff. Beeler are laying off.
Wilmer Glasscock, stenographer in
the office of the assistant superinten
dent of machinery, who fell from a
wheel recently, is able to be around.
HU hard, however, is sprained so badly
that he may not return to work for a
couple of weeks. E. M. Denning is at
Mr. Glasscock's desk.
To Head the Democratic Ticket in
.Litle Rock, Ark., June 27. The Demo
cratic state convention nominated JefC
Davis of Pope county for governor.
Davis was nominated by acclamation on
motion of Judge Kdgar E. Bryant, of
Fort Smith. Delegate C. J. Parker, of
Ouachita county, offered a resolution in
structing for David B. Hill of New York
for vice president. A demonstration fol
lowed, and there were cries of "Yes and
"No." the Hill contingent seeming to be
in the majority. Under the rules the res
olution was referred without debate to the
committee on resolutions. The Hill fol
lowers claim the reception accorded the
resolution ensures its adoption.
The platform will favor reaffirmation of
the Chicago platform, oppose imperialism
arid contain a vigorous anti-trust plank.
Senators J. K. Jones and J. H. Berry will
probably both be elected delegates at
Fireman Redder has returned from an
extended trip through the south.
lirakeman Clarence Gilbert is taking a
layoff, and left this morning for the east
on a visit to relatives.
Brakeman Robt. Ilonde left for Den
ver and other Colorado points this morn
ing for an outing in the mountains.
Conductors Do well, Wimer, Finney,
Curtin and Hannaman will attend the
Kansas City Democratic convention.
An extra comes in on the Southern Kan
sas nearly every evening now, on ac
count of the heavy freight traffic. A good
part of the freight consists of threshing
machines, eight coming in last night.
Sheriff's Entire Posse Comitatus
Has Been Discharged.
Our Last Week
j OF j
Premium Stamps
Discharged and Rearrested.
Bert Russell, who was arrested
charged with running a Joint, was tried
in the police court and on account of
lack of evidence was discharged. The
costs of the case, $6.75 were assessed
against him and as soon as lie was dis
charged he was arrested on another
charge. He gave bond and will appear
for trial on July 9.
St. Louis, Mo., June 27. Kxcept for
the boycott and 300 extra policemen on
duty, but little remains to tell of the
great strike on the St. Louis Transit
company's system inaugurated May 8.
Cars are in operation on all the lines
without hindrance, and are well patron
ized, except on those running north and
south. Many thousand persons, because
of the boycott and through sympathy
for the strikers, patronize wagons and
busses manned by ex-street railway em
ployes. This is especially true in the
north and south sections of the city.
Today the remainder of the force of
Sheriff Pohlman's posse comitatus
about 600 men, was mustered out of ser
vice for good, the board of police com
missioners deciding they were no long
er needed. It was at first intended that
all but 1.000 men should be discharged,
half of which would be retained for ac
tive service, the whole number to be
called for duty on. July 4, to suppress
any trouble that might occur then.
President Edward Whitaker, of the
St. Louis Transit company, states that
he knows nothing of a report that three
disinterested citizens had submitted to
an officer of the company a proposed
plan of settlement of the street car
strike, and that the coTiittee had be
told to go to the strikers and first get
their approval.
At the strikers' headquarters no prop
osition looking to a possible strike set
tlement has been presented.
James O'Connell, Pres. I. A. of M. Hugh Doran.
D. Douglas Wilson, V. Pres. I. A. of M.
Edwin Reynolds.
D. McLaren, Pres.
Walter L.
N. M. T. A.
This is a reproduction of the only group photograph in existence of the Joint committees of the National Metal
Trades' Association and the International Association of Machinists, which met at the Grand Pacific Hotel Chicago
and later at New York. The three persons on the right comprise the committee of the National Metal Trades' As
sociation, and the three on the left the committee of the International Association of Machinists. The board was or
ganized mainly through the efforts of Walter ,L Pierce, Secretary and General Manager of the Lidgerwood Man
ufacturing Company, of New Tork City. The meeting held in Chicago was the first successful step that has been taken
to bring about harmonious relations between the employer and the employe. A joint agreement was signed recently
by both committees, and through this agreement strikes and lockouts in those trades are things of the past Any dif
ference between employer and employe which can not otherwise be settled will be adjusted by a national committee of
Met by Disapproval at a British Com
mercial Meeting.
London, June 27. On the resumption tO'
day of the session of the Association of
Chambers of Commerce of the United
Kingdom, the president of the board of
trade, Mr. C. T. Ritchie, addressed the
delegates. Referring to yesterday's a's
cussion of commercial relations, he Paid
he believed the days of the strict Man
chester free trade school were passing.
The remark was greeted with cheers and
cries of dissent, after which Mr. Ritchie
explained that he did not wish to infer
that Great Britain was likely to abandon
her free trade policy, but thought that
without departing from the fundamental
principle there might be arranged a
closer reciprocal connection between the
motherland and the colonies.
.1 hJL,-!
Best Dining Car Service.
Gulf Depot Id Chicago on the Elevated Loop
Fifth Ward Organized and Delegate
to State League Elected.
A Stanley Republican club was organized
in the first precinct of the Fifth ward
last night, with the following officers:
J. S. Warner, president; J. E. Oaviea. vica
president: A. A. Majors, secretary: G. T.
Mattingly, treasurer; delegates to Repub
lican state league J. E. Davies. M. S.
Mullin, A. A. Majors and G. T. Mattingly.
In the second precinct the following del
egates were elected: Richard Hightower,
H. S. Nichols, G. W. Packard, Charles
via the
City and Return
Santa Fe Route.
Special train from Topeka July 4,
leaving here 9:55 a. m., arriving at Kan
sas City 11:59 a. m.
Leaves Kansas City returning at 11:30
p. m.
We also have six other trains daily
between Kansas City and Topeka.
Tickets on sale July 2, 3 and 4. Good
returning July 9.
Bradsbaw.hand-made harness, 810 K. av.
Smti the Tha Kind Yoa Hag Aiwavs Bonj
Beu tie y The Kind tea Haw Aiwavs BsigS
8 gaatnia
Bearithe MilMia Haw ttmn
jy The Kind Yea Haw Aiwavs
Charleston, S. C and Return $33.25
Via Santa Fe Route.
Account annual meeting of the Na
tional Educational Association. Tickets
on sale July 2, 4, 5 and 7. Final limit
Sept. 1st. Passengers may go one way
and return via another, except, that the
same route must be used north of the
Ohio River and West of Memphis. We'
also have a rate going or returning via
Washington, D. C, for J44.60. The same
route must be used west of Chicago. St.
Louis or Memphis. Stop overs will be
allowed at Washington within the final
limit of Sept. 1st. This will enable
passengers to visit New Tork. Philadel
phia, Baltimore and the Atlantic Coast
For full Information see
Agent, Topeka.
City and Return via the
Santa Fe Route.
Special train from Topeka July 4.
leaving here S:55 a. m., arriving at Kan
sas City 11:59 a. m.
Leaves Kansas City returning at 11:30
p. m.
We also have six other trains daily
between Kansas City and Topeka.
Tickets on sale July 2, 3 and 4. Good
returning July 9.
Denver, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and
Return $19. OO via Santa Fe
Tickets on sale June 21, July 7, 8, 9.
10, 18 and Aug. 18. Stopovers allowed:
between Pueblo and Denver enabling
one to stop at Colorado Springs. Final
limit of ticket October 31st. See T. I
King, agent, for particulars.

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