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Si rsrill Cure-
Railroad to
San Francisco
Santa Fc Route, by
its San Joaquin
Valley Extension.
The only line with
g track and trains un
der one management
all the way from
Chicago to the
Golden Gate.
Mountain passes,
extinct volcanos,
petrified forests,
prehistoric ruins,
Indian pueblos,
Yosemite, Grand
Canon of Arizona,
en route.
Same high-grade
service that has made
the Santa Fe the
favorite route to
Southern California.
Fast schedule; Pull
man and Tourist
sleepers daily ; Free
reclining chair cars ;
Harvey meals
Beginning July 1.
General Passenger Office
The Atchison.Topeka & Santa Fe R'y
Topeka, Eas.
"A Skin of Beauty Is a Joy Forever."
FurUlei at well as Beautifies the Skin No
other cosmituo will do It.
RemoTea Tan,
len.Moih Patch.
ns. Hash and
?kln diseases,
and every tnein-
lsb on beauty.
ana denes de
tection. It Dai
stood the teslof
VI years, and Is
so harmless we
taste It to bs
sure It Is prop
erly made. Ao-
i cept no counter
fait of similar
names. Dr. L.
:-are said to a lady of the B:iut-ton (a pa
tient c As you ladles will use wiem j rccuui-
.n,,r3ll'a rmnm' as the least harmful
r.f'Qii sbtn nrinaratlons." For saie by all
Druggists and 1-ancy Goods I'a'" 'h.eN
8 ( anadas. and hurope. V KRD. T. llOrJUa
fttos'i. 87 Ureal Jones bl.. N. X.
Summer Tours cn Lake Michigan.
for pantieiu''r wrvire c!uiTsly, njiike tri-Wfklr
tnpH lor hurlvtilt, Ilurhnr Sprlutf. Hay view,
lXu.Lcr iinil lurlilnui l.luiij (vmnwlinK with a
(Sto.tmship Line fur Lake buixjnor, .Eastern and
lauadian I'nlnlB.
Tare. V a. at. Thum. II . m. t. 4 p. as.
Manitou Steamship Company,
OFFICE & DOCKS. Rush and H. Water Sis. Chicago
facial &oap x
follows a hath with WOODBt'UT'S Facial
Foap, ami th" face, np-k, arms and handa
rendered beautifully white. soft and smooth
with WOOPiiCltYS Facial Cream. For
ale everywhere.
'Silk 1 IMlb 11
Miss Winifred Wagner Wedded
to Mr. . J. Bennett.
Ceremony Followed by Elaborate
Reception at Bennett' Home.
Miss Anna Murphy Becomes Mrs.
L. D. Blanford.
Items of Social and Personal
Miss Winifred "Welles Wagner and
Mr. Erasmus Junior Bennett were mar
ried Wednesday evening at 7:30, at the
home of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. I. I. Wagner at 435 Tyler street.
The full ring ceremony was performed
by Dr. J. D. Countermine. Owing to
the serious condition of Mr. Wagner'a
health, only members of the two fam
ilies were present at the ceremony.
Immediately following the ceremony
a reception, perfect In every detail, was
held at the handsome residence of Mr.
and Mrs. E. Bennett, on Buchanan
street. Miss Wagner has taught
music for several vears and a
very pretty idea was that of receiving
her pupils informally from eight until
eight thirty, and from nine until elev
en, several hundred other friend3 were
The Bennett home Is so beautiful on
the interior that it scarcely needs any
decoration, but for this occasion it
was transformed into a perfect bower
with Quantities of palms, cut flowers
of all descriptions and ferns. The
broad veranda surrounding the house
on two sides was cosily rurnished for
the occasion.
As the guests arrived they were In
troduced by Mr. Frank Bennett and
Mr. John Waters. to the receiving party,
which was composed of Mr. and Mrs.
E. Bennett, Mrs. I. I. Wagner and Mr.
and Mrs. E. Junior Bennett. They
stood in the east end of the parlor',
with a wall of palms as an effective
background. The other decorations
in the- parlor consisted of jars of
white carnations and white sweet peas.
Garlands of feathery green latticed the
door of the charming little tower room
which opens off the parlor; suspended
from the top of the door was a hang-
ng basket of luxuriant ferns.
In the library beyond were feins.
palms and masses of brilliant hued nas
turtiums. Across the hall in the music
room behind a bank of palms. Stein
burg's orchestar played during the
evening; the air was perfumed by a
profusion of sweet peas.
Long stemmed American Beauty ros
es graced the hall, and in the cosy re
cess at the foot of the stairs punch was
served during the evening by Miss
Grace Welch and Miss Margaret Good
rich. Little Miss Mary Dallas Gage
and Master Merrill Gage also assisted
in the hall.
The dining room, which is one of the
prettiest apartments In the house, was
in green and white. The mantle was
banked with palms, while a fringe of
beautiful sword ferns graced the top.
The sideboard was massed wifh varie
gated asparagus terns. On the polished
surface of the table was a square of
Battenburg on which rested a mirror,
reflecting a high cut glass vase of bride
roses. From the corners of the table
to the chandelier were broad white
satin ribbonB which ended In graceful
Assisting through the rooms were
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Smith, Dr. and Mrs.
George Esterly, Miss Charlotte Page of
Denver, Miss Edna Crane, Miss vera
Low, Mr. Will Wadsworth, Mr. Frank
Tichenor of Chicago, Mr. Fred McGif
fin, Mr. B. R. Bennett and Mr. Lester
In effect the brides gown was as
simple as it is possible for satin and
point lace to be, but in reality it was
one of the handsomest gowns ever worn
by a Topeka bride. It was of cream
white satin duehesse; around the bot
tom of the skirt, which was made with
a pronounced dip, was an accordion
pleated flounce, headed with a tiny
mousseline de soie ruche. A tunic over
skirt of exquisite point lace reached to
the flounce. The bodice was pointed in
front and round in the back; the sleeves
and yoke were of finely tucked mousse
line de soie. The bolero in front, and
inverted revers in the back, as well as
the finish at the neck and bottoms of
the sleeves were of point lace. A broad
scarf of white liberty silk, the floating
ends edeed with deep fringe, started
at the right bolero and was caught at
the left shoulder with a rhine stone
buckle. The only ornament was a whole
pearl and amethyst pendant, gift of the
groom. The point lace had been In the
Wagner family for years, and was a
gift to the bride from her mother as
was also the fan she carried; it was
appliqued in point lace and the sticks
were of mother of pearL She carried
bride roses.
Mrs. E. Bennett wore a handsome
costume of gray and white satin striped
challie; the yoke and collar were of
violet silk and the color was further
brought out by a touch of black velvet.
The yoke was partially veiled in point
lace and at the foot or tne yone was
bertha of point lace. The collar was
caught with a diamond pin. The lace
on Mrs. Bennett's gown was used on
her wedding dress.
Mrs. Wagner wore a charming gown
of white silk mull, with black polka
dots and trimmed in black.
Mr. and Mrs. Bennett will be at home
to their friends at 435 Tyler street after
August 1. The young people received
a great many elpgant presents, among
which were a piano and several quite
large sums of money trom relatives.
a taw nrettv home wedding Wednes
day evening was that of Miss Mildred
M. Leland, daughter of Mr. Cyrus Le-
tr nnd Mr. Harry l. iiniey,
which took place at 9:30 at the residence
on Quincy street.
A a iii Julia Leland. sister of the
h.ridf BiiiinrifH Mendelssohn's Weddin
March, the bridal couple entered. attend
pit hv Miss Vannie Leland. another sis
ter of the bride, and Mr. Chalmers Fin-
lev, brother of the groom, 'iney siooa
in front of the hv window of the see
ond parlor with a high bank of palms
at their backs. They were met there by
Father Harriean who rjerformed the
full ring service. During the ceremony
Miss Julia Leland played the sweet
strains of "Annie Laurie."
The color scheme throughout the
rooms was ptaik and white, and a pro
fusion of fragrant canations and Ion
strands of smilax were used. Pink roses
and carnations. supplemented with
green were in the dining room where a
dainty luncheon was served.
The bride wore a pretty and becoming
gown of pure white peau de soie, with
garniture of Brussels net, satin ribbon
and Alencon lace. The trained skirt
was finished at the bottom with a deep
flounce of the lace headed by a inching
of Brussels net. The bodice was tucked
and had a bolero of the lace. She carried
an armful of bride roses.
The bridesmaid, Miss Fannie Leland,
was gowned ia pale blue mercerized
mull, trimmed with Valenciennes lace
and satin ribbon. She carried pink
The wedding was a quiet affair as on-'
ly the relatives and a few of the more
intimate friends were present. Mr. Fin
ley graduated from Washburn college
with the class of 1900, and is employed
In the pension office. His bride is a
charming young woman, loved by all
who know her.
Mr. and Mrs. Finley left on the night
train for a trip through Colorado and
Utah. After August 1, they will be at
home to their frienda at 1015 Quincy
A marriage which is of great Interest
to Topeka people was that of Miss Anna
Murphy, and Rev. L. D. Blanford, of
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., which took
place Wednesday evening. The members
of the Pactolian club of which Miss
Murphy was the president ever since its
organization, took an active part at the
The details of the wedding were as
novel as they were charming. For a
number of years Miss Murphy has made
her home at the residence of Mr. ami
Mrs. G. A. Clauser on Polk street, and
it was there that the reception was
held. Mr. and Mrs. Clauser, assisted by
the young ladies of the Pactolian club
received the guests, while Mr. Ralph
Clauser served as head usher. At 6
o'clock as the wedding march was play
ed by Mr. Will Clauser. the club mem
bers descended the stairs by twos and
entered the parlor, forming a triangle
at either side of the double door. Mr.
Blanford and Miss Murphy entered by
different doors and met under an arch
of asparagus fern. They then left In the
waiting carriage for the church where
the ceremony was performed. Only the
relatives were present at the ceremony;
they were her father, Mr. Andrew
Murphy of Linwood, her sister, Mrs. T.
N. Beckley and son, Mr. Earl Beckley
of Linwood, and her brother and his
wife, Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Murphy
of Ivansas City. The ceremony was per-
tormea py tne Rev. L. p. Broad.
When they returned to the house the
Pactolian members again formed in tri
angles and after a short prayer, Rev.
Mr. Broad introduced them to the as
sembled company. '
During the absence of the bridal car-
ty at the church an entertaining musi
cal programme was given which con-
sisted of a violin solo by Miss Verna
McLatchey, and vocal numbers by Miss
.Harriet Jbiroau, Miss Mary Clauser and
Mr. Clark G. Dailey, and several num
bers by a stringed orchestra led by Mr.
David Gossett
Mr. and Mrs. Blanford went to Excel
sior Springs after the reception where
they will remain a short time, after
which they expect to make a tour of
the northern lakes. Mrs. Blanford is a
licensed minister and will engage in ac
tive work with her husband who is the
pastor of the Congregational church at
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Miss Mur
phy has taught in the Topeka high
school for a number of years and has
endeared herself to a large circle of
The bride wore a pretty and becoming
costume of sheer white batiste, trimmed
with accordion pleated ruffles of fluffy
white chiffon. She carried a single long
stemmed bride rose.
The decorations were all in pink and
white, the colors of the Pactolian club.
The porch was screened in with panels
of alternate pink and white bunting.and
numerous rugs and easy chairs made an
inviting retreat. In one corner was a
punch bowl from which Mrs. Will Clau
ser and Miss Vera Clauser served.
The chandeliers through the rooms
were wound witn green ana tne gioDes
shaded with pink. On the mantel in the
front parlor were masses of pink and
white sweet peas and in the second par
lor were daisies.
The square dining table was covered
with a dainty white cloth and at the
corners were butterfly bows of white
satin ribbon which held in place gar
lands of asparagus fern. On a center
piece prettily embroidered In pink was
a high glass vase of pink carnations.
The members of the Pactolian club
are Miss Mary Barkley, Mrs. J. Van
Houten, Miss Anna Banks, Miss villa
Tomlinson, Miss Ella Ramsey, Miss Lil
lian Freeman, Miss Beulah Lee, Miss
Mabel McGiffln, Miss Sarah Beck. Miss
Eldith Moore, Miss Belle Welch, Mrs. O.
P. M. McClintock, and Miss Mabel Mar
A Charming Children's Party.
Mrs. D. J. Greenwald gave a charm
ing children's party Wednesday after
noon at her home on Topeka avenue in
honor of her little son Jack's fourth
birthday. It was a lawn party and the
space at the rear of the house was
screened in with a wall of red, white
and blue bunting about ten feet high
Proper Angle
The smart hat is now somewhat flat
side. The above model is of satin straw,
hydrangeas, which are becoming more
surah are used in the trlmmins.
and topped with American flags of all
sizes. In the center was a huge rug
and the place was a charming one for
the children top lay in.
On the front lawn was a large tent
representing an Indian wigwam; it was
hung with bows ana arrows and all
sorts of Indian trinkets. A long settee
across one side was piled with gaily
colored pillows, and in one corner lem
onade was served from a large punch
bowl during the afternoon.
The time was spent in playing an
sorts of Juvenile games, and a delight
ful close to the festivity was the serving
of ice cream and cake, the guests seated
at long tables. A hat was filled with all
kinds of small sized fireworks, and each
guest in turn was blindfolded and drew
one from the hat, which was taken
home as a souvenir. The fireworks left
over were then fired off for the amuse
ment of the little people. There were
about thirty guests present and they
ranged in size from the little tot Just
beginning to toddle up to the larger one
twelve or thirteen years old.
Mrs. Greenwald was assisted by Mrs.
Herman, Miss Jennie Hagar and Miss
Katherine Mills.
Notes and Personal Mention.
Misses Bessie Bates, Lulu Ewart and
Emily Elliott have returned from the
Bates farm where they spent several
Miss Theresa Rossington is visiting
friends In Leavenworth for a few days.
Miss M. F. Eddy who has been In
Topeka with her sister, Mrs. C. A. Mc
Guire since last fall, left Wednesday
for Spring Lake, Mich., to spend the
Mrs. W. W, Murray of Riverside, Cal.,
is visiting Topeka friends.
Torrence Ewart of Kansas City Is In
Topeka to spend Sunday with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs, A. J. Ewart.
Mrs. Robert Frampton and little son
of Kansas City spent a few days the
first of the week with Mr. and Mrs.
R. S. Johnson.
Miss Elizabeth Hacker returned to
her home in Leavenworth today after
a short visit in the city with Miss Mil
dred Poindefxter.
Miss Edna Howard Is visiting In Be
William and Milton Miller of Osage
City are spending a few days In Topeka
with Miss Mary Thompson.
Miss Mazie Clara Morrison of Cedar-
ville, Kansas, who has been attending
school in Holton is visiting her aunt,
Mrs. John Seaman at 1013 Topeka ave
nue on her way home.
Mrs. Walker Combs is spending a few
weeks In Chicago.
Mrs. Oscar Shaffer and little daugh
ters left Tuesday for Colorado Springs
to Join Mr. Shaffer; from there they will
go to Cascade to spend the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. M.Hamilton enter
tained a small party at supper at the
Topeka club for Dr. and Mrs. Roberts
of Fort Madison, Iowa.
Tale Wins Long Water Contest Over
Harvard in 21:11.
New London, Conn., June 28. The
four mile race of the university eights
was won by Tale.
The face was begun at 1:49:15, Har
vard leading In the first part, but after
leaving the mile Yale gained a length
but Harvard spurted, and began, to
close up the gap, and at the three and
a half mile mark, Harvard seemed to
be half a length to the good, but to
wards the end Yale pulled up and won
Yale's time, university unofficial,
21:11; Harvard, 6 lengths behind.
Topeka Representatives Who Won
Honors at Philadelphia.
The athletic class of the Turner socl
ety returned today from the tumfest,
which was held in Philadelphia. They
came home in a special car over the
Santa Fe. Their colors, red, black and
yellow, wefe to be seen everywhere.
Immediately upon their arrivel they
formed In line and marched to Turner
hall where a dinner was served. This
was followed by a reception. A ball
will be given in their honor in the hall
this eyening.
The classes were arranged in groups
at Philadelphia according to the size
of the society represented. The Topeka
class was in the third group. They
succeeded In taking the third prize.
Denver got the first. Philadelphia was
In this class also and took the fifteenth
place. In the individual contest Fred
Klinge took first prize in this group.
Only sixteen of the twenty-five mem
bers of the class returned today. The
others stopped off to take in a few of
the larger cities In the east before re
turning home. Leopold and John
Krauss. George Fensky, William Ren
ker and Harry States went to New
York. Tom Miller, William Seybold.
Otto Becker and Charles Marine
stopped in Chicago.
For the Hat.
and worn with a marked tilt to one
luxuriantly adorned with opalescent
popular every day. Loops of pale gray
Boys Lose Their Lires
While Swimming.
There is great sorrow in the home. Of
Edward P. Collins this morning for it
seems almost certain that the son Ed
die Collins,, who is 14 years old and his
cousin, Edward Fitzgerald, aged 22, are
The boys left home Wednesday te'.llng
Mrs. Collins that they were going to
swim. They started out for the swim
ming hole known to the boys as Beaver
island, which is about one and a half
miles above the Rock Island railroad
They did not return at noon and Mrs.
Collins began to worry, but did not
think it necessary to start a search un
til in the evening when Mr. Collins
came home. By that time the family
was satisfied that something was wrong
and Mr. Collins, accompanied by Mr. T.
F. Lannan started to go up the river
bank. They first notified the police of
the disappearance of the boys and found
that they had heard nothing of them.
Before they had reached the spot the
clothing of Fitzgerald had been found,
but nothing was found belonging to
young Collins.
When the finding of the clothing was
reported to the police. Sergeant Betts
and Officer J. E. Lucas went to the
place and began a search for the bodiea.
The storm made the waves so high that
it was almost impossible to row a boat
and drag the books, but the party per
sisted In the search until midnight. This
morning the search was renewed by
Sergeant Donovan and a squad of men
Deputy Sheriff Lawson and many citi
zens. They worked all morning with
poles and hooks for a great distance be
low the place where the boys were sup
posed to have gone in but were unable
to find a single trace of the missing
The fact that none cf the clothing of
young Collins has been found had led
to many surmises as to how he wa
drowned. There is a deep hole a few feet
from the bank and it is suggested that
Fitzgerald got into this and young Col
lins in trying to help him from the bank
was drawn into the water.
Eddie Collins is not a strong boy and
could not swim, while Fitzgerald was a
well Duitt young man and a strong
swimming.His sinking can be accounted
for in many ways as every one is aware
tnat cramps and snags are as danger
ous to the strong swimmer as to the
weak one.
A dog which accompanied the bovs in
the morning did not return home until 6
o clock. He again went to the place
where the boys had disappeared after
.Mr. uonms lert the house.
Edward P. Collins, the father of the
boy Eddie, is an employe of the Wells
Fargo Express company and lives at
307 Tyler street. Ed Fitzgerald is his
nephew and is also an employe of the
express company. His parents live in
iNew iork state.
Great Northern Magnate at Last Se
cures Northern Pacific.
Minneapolis, Minn., June 28. The
Times this morning publishes a special
rrom jew York, obtained from an au
thoritative source, saying that James
J. Hill has. finally succeeded in secur
ing control of the Northern Pacific. The
telegram is as follows:
"New York, June 27. Henry C. Payne
of the Republican national committee,
left here for Cleveland tonight to see
Mark Hanna and the principal object
of his visit is the proposed consolidation
of the Great Northern and Northern
Pacific railways.
"Sir William VanHorne, of the Can
adian Pacific, has given particulars as
to the Hill coup to a business friend in
Montreal, who repeated the story here."
Choctaw Purchase.
Philadelphia, June 28. The stockhold
ers of the Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf
railroad today decided to purchase the
railroad franchises and other property
of the Choctaw and Memphis Railroad
company and to increase the stock, pre
ferred and common, to meet the terms
of the purchase and to provide for addi
tional rolling stock. The price to be paid
is $1,621,500.
Mrs. E. W. Early, Marion, Ind., who
has been ill for years, writes, "I was
tired, could not sleep or eat. and was rap
inly going Into decline. Doctor called it
blood disorder, but could not cure me. I
am now in perfect health and give all the
credit to Begg's Blood Purifier. R. W.
Squires, Pharmacist, 732 Kansas avenue.
Knott to Leave Plant System.
Atlanta, Ga., June 28. A special to
the Constitution from Savannah says:
It is reported here that President S. R.
Knott of the Plant system will resign
that position to accept the presidency
of a northern road. Mr. Knott could not
be seen to verify the report. He has
been with the Plant system less than a
year, having been elected last October
to the position of vice president, sue
ceeding President R. G. Erwln. He was
formerly vice president of the Louisville
& Nashville.
Regarding; Remedies for Dyspepsia
and Indigestion.
The national disease of Americans is
indigestion or in its chronic form, dys
pepsia, and for the very reason that it
is so common many people neglect tak
ing proper treatment forwhat they con
sider trifling stomach trouble, when as
a matter of fact indigestion lays the
foundation for many Incurable diseases.
No person with a vigorous, healthy
stomach will fall a victim to consump
tion. Many kidney diseases and heart
troubles date their" beginning from poor
digestion: thin, nervous people are real
ly so because their stomachs are out
of gear; weary, languid, faded out
women owe their condition, to imper
fect digestion.
When nearly every person you meet
is afflicted with weak digestion it is
not surprising that nearly every secret
patent medicine on the market claims
to be a cure for dyspepsia, as well as a
score of other troubles, when in fact,
as Dr. Werthier says, there is but one
genuine dyspepsia cure which ia per
fectly safe and reliable, and moreover,
this remedy is not a patent medicine,
but it is a scientific combination of
pure pepsin (free from animal matter),
vegetable essences, fruit salts and bis
muth. It is soid by druggists under
name of Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets. No
extravagant claims are made for them,
but for indigestion or any stomach
trouble Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets are
far ahead of any remedy yet discovered.
They act on the food eaten, no dieting
is necessary, simply eat all the whole
some food you want and these tablets
will digest it. A cure results, because
all the stomach needs is a rest, which
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets give by do-
ing the work of digestion.
Ex-Sheriff W. D. Disbrow Succumbs
to B right's Disease.
Willis D. Disbrow died at his home.
S09 Western avenue last evening at 11
o'clock of Bright'a disease. He was 64
years old.
The funeral services will be held to
morrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the
First Methodist church. The services
will be in charge or Rev. Dr. J. T. Mc
Farland, Rev. Dr. A. S. Embree and
Rev. A. M. Reynolds. The interment will
be in Topeka cemetery.
Mr. Disbrow was born near Harveys-
burg in Clinton county, Ohio, February
Mil ,m
v-rt 4'.
15, 1S36. He lived with his parents on
the farm and received a common school
education. At the age of 19 he with his
parents moved to Iowa.where they lived
one year. They returned to Ohio in the
fall of 1S56 and two years afterwards
moved to Shawnee county in the terri
tory of Kansas.
He preempted a claim seven miles
southwest of Topeka and worked on the
farm until the war of the rebellion
broke out. He enlisted in company li
under Col. Neusveng Second battalion
K. S. M. This enlistment was for one
year and at the end of that time he was
mustered out. When mustered out it
was with the rank of sergeant. He al
most immediately re-enlisted again as a
private. This time in company I Sixth
Kansas volunteer cavalry. When mus
tered out at the close of the war he
again held the rank of sergeant.
After the close of the war he returned
to Shawnee county and again took up
the work on his farm. In 1870 Chester
Thomas, Jr., was elected sheriff, of the
county and appointed Mr. Disbrow his
deputy. Following this for the space of
za years tie was at one time and anoth
er deputy sheriff, under sheriff, sheriff,
city marshal and policeman.
He was deputy sheriff to John Wllk-
erson during the Populist-Reoublican
war in the house of representatives. At
this time he had charge of the sheriff's
lorce ana in this manner became identi
fied In the troubles at the state house.
Mr. Disbrow was a radical Remibli-
can. He was also a member of several
lodges. The Orient lodge No. 61 of the
Masons, of which he is a member, will
assist in the services at the church to
morrow and the G. A. R. lodge will as
sist ar. tne cemetery. He also was
member or the Topeka lodge No. 1 of
me a. o. u. w .
Items Intended for this column should
he lert with the Kimball Printing com
pany. Kansas avenue.
Guy Miller has taken a nnalHnn in in.
urujf store or .fetro dc wooarord.
F. E. Ringer has gone to Reading, Pa.,
to attend the funeral of his mother.
Blue Relief Corps No. 5 will meet at their
nan ii-riaay aiternoon at hair past two.
The Inter-Ocean elevator is underpin
repairs preparatory to handling the new
w ileal crop.
Miss Clara Ehrhardt left today for an
extended visit to friends and relatives In
aoutn ueuar.
The hiKh wind last nvnlnc blew down
a mail box at the corner of Gordon and
van .tsureii street.
John D. Pratt and wife are spending the
day in Kansas City on a business and
pleasure trip combined.
Miss Beth Warner left todav for Sant:
Fe, Haskell county, where she 'lll teach
in tne teacners institute.
Mrs. E. S. Gresser and little dauehter.
Helen Maud, left today for an extended
visit to relatives in Illinois.
Mrs. Bush and sister. Misa Snamrli-
went to Hoyt today where they will visit
inenas ror a re w weeKS. I
Mrs. Ekel and daughter. Clara, have
returned from a visit to Mrs. Ekel's son,
Mr. Charles Ekel, of Atchison.
Read our add in this column of our five
days' bargain sale. COSTLEY & POST.
Don't miss the five days' bargain sale,
beginning Friday morning.
The Capital elevator is undergoing a
regular house cleaning. Several car loads
of chaff and mill dust are being removed
and dumped on the river bank.
Thomas Page, of the Mid-Continent
mills, has closed down for repairs so as
to be prepared for the rush of business
when the new wheat begins to come in.
Messrs. Forbes Brothers, of the new
Kansas Valley elevator, are running 18
hours per day. They say if the rush of
business continues they will be compelled
to put on a double crew and run 24 hours
per day.
Nearly every freight train that passes
through North Topeka on the Santa Fe.
U. P., C. R. I. & P. roads has one or
more cars loaded with threshers and sep
arators for points In western Kansas and
T. M. James is having the building oc
cupied by the American bank repaired.
The foundation at the north end has
settled, causing this part of the building
to sag. This is being repaired, and Mr.
James is also having a large plate glass
window put in.
Mr. E. French, one of the new pro
prietors of the Capital elevator, was
formerly a resident of North Topeka. and
had a grain office over the Citizens' bank.
1 ne name or the firm was French &
Judd. Mr. French says it is like coming
home to get back to North Topeka.
M. C. Holman has in the south window
of his store a fine map showing the city
park as it will be when completed. This
park will have many deliehtfui walks
and a drive along the river bank will be
one or its most attractive leatures. Mr.
Holman says that work will begin on
grading the ground and seeding it to
grass in August.
There Is considerable complaint made
of the caving in of the ground around
the new sewer district. On Park street
near Jackson there is a hole large enough
for a horse to fall In, and there are other
smaller holes. This mornina as A. J.
Berry was driving in from his farm his
norse stepped on wnat appeared -solid
ground when the earth gave away, caus
ing the animal to fall. At first it was
thought that the horse had broken his
les. but he escaped with some severe
scratches. This accident occurred at the
corner of Harrison and Gordon streets.
Oklahoma City and Return, $9.76
via the Santa Fe.
Account Second Annual Reunion of
Roosevelt's Rough Riders. Tickets on
sale June 30 to July 3, inclusively, final
limit Jly 6.
Earnest Letters from Women Be
lieved of Pain by Mrs. Pinkham.
"Deab Mbs. Pihkham: Before I
commenced to take your medicine I
was in a terrible state, wishing myself
dead a good many times. Every part
of my body seemed to pain In some
way. At time of menstruation my
Buffering was something terrible. I
thought there was no cure for me, but
after taking several bottles of Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound all
my bad feelings were sjone. I am now
well and enjoying good health. I shall
always praise your medicine." Mbs.
Amos Fescbxer, Box 226, Romeo, Mich.
Female Troubles Overcome
' Dear Mbs. Piskham : I had female
trouble, painful menses, and kidney
complaint, also stomach trouble. About
a year ago I happened to pick tip a
paper that contained an advertisement
of Lydia E. Pinkham's "Vegetable Com
pound, and when I read how it had
helped others, I thought it might help
me, and decided to give it a trial. J
did so, and as a result am now feelipg
perfectly well. 1 wish to thank you for
the benefit your medicine has been to
me." Mbs. Ci.aba Stikbeb, Diller, Xeo.
No flore Pain
" Deab Mbs. Pinkham : Your "Vege
table Compound has been of much
benefit to me. When my menses first
ppeared they were very irregular.
They occurred too often and did not
leave for a week or more. I always
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pains in my back and abdomen. Would
be in bed for several days and would
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IT. Custeb, Bt lie, V is.
The North Star
819 X. Kansas Ave S19
If you want a good enp of Coffee
for breakfast, buy at The North St ar
If you want a good cup of Tea,
try that Gunpowder or Basket-fired
Japan at The North" Star.
Get your Flour at The North Star
before another rise in price. We have
the leading brands.
Get your Fruits and Vegetables at
The North Star.
Come in and examine those Pre
serves prepared and put up by Heinz
in Pennsylvania. Cheaper than you
can buy the fruit and put it up.
Call and examine goods.
Begining Friday morning, and last
ing for five days, we will give some
bargains of interest to every one:
L. L. Muslin, 3 yd. ; 6c fancy Cal
icos for 8c; 6c Lawns for 8c; 10 doz.
Shirtwaists for 39c; All Silk Ribbons,
worth 10c, 15c and 20c for 6c yard;
Millinery at half price; 2 doz. Ladies'
Trimmed Hats, 49c; Some bargains in
odds and ends in Shoes that it will pay
you to see in fact our entire store will
be a bargain counter.
North Topeka.
2nd and Jackson Street.
Of contracting
if you use
That's the kind fur
nished by the
kaWater Co.
Telephone 122.
625 Qaincy Street.
Pure Mater

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