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TOPEKA STATE JOTD.tNAL. MONDAY EVENING, JULY 2, 1900.
5 ONE ill That will be Tuesday before the Glorious Fourth of July. To do this prices have got to talk and when you read them you will say so and come with the crowd. We cannot quote everything but this is a sample Ladies' Colored Shirt Waist. - 393 Ladies' Colored Shirtwaist 50o Ladies' White Shirt Waists, 75c kind 50J Ladies' White Shirt Waists, $1.00 kind - 75 Ladies' White Shirt Waists, 1.25 kind 9S" Ladies' Tape Neck Vest, was 10c, for.... 5 Ladies' Tape Neck Vest, was 15c, for 10c Ladies' Tape Neck Vest, was 35c, for 23 Men's Underwear, a suit for 45 Men's Socks, black or tan, pair for 5C Boys' Knee Pants to close 15c Men's Cottouade Pants to close 50 Men's and Boys' Straw Hats to close 33j per cent discount. Men's Silk Bosom Shirts, 75c kind, for 39 500 Ladies' Belts to select from 10c to 75 25 10-yd. lengths of Chailies for 25 1 pattern to a person. 7c Lawn, the best, per yard for 4C 7rfc Dimity, the best, per yard for 5e 12,H'e and 15c Dimity and Organdie, per yard. . 10 ATTEND PHONE 822 PENNSY WINS. Leads Colombia by Two Lengths in the Varsity Boat Race. Poug-hkp?ie, X. T.. July 2. The race started at 10:13'i. Columbia slightly in lead. Pennsylvania and Cornell close up. rireing neck and neck. Pennsylvania let at the quarter mile by half a length. At the mile mark Columbia took a bad swerve from her course. Pennsylvania and Cornell were fighting for" first place. Approaching the bridge Pennsylvania and Cornell were still righting for first place, with the Quakers about a quar ter of a length in the lead. All three crews were rowing thirty-six strokes. The wash of the Cornell shell caused the Columbia ciw to drop back at least several lengths. At the one and a half mark Cornell and Pennsylvania were still fighting for the lead, and the Cornell steersman seemed to be swerving1 towards the west shore. The Pennsylvania shell swerved slightly to the east. The Cornell steers man got away out of the course, the crw rowing in an oblique line for the west shore. Columbia gained on the Cornell shell because its steersman had kei't almost a direct course Pennsylvania won by two lengths. Co lumbia second. Pennsylvania's time, 9; 45: 25. Cuban Teachers Arrive. Boston, July 2. The United States transport Short Creek, from Cuba, to day lande-d SOS Cuban teachers, all men, who are to study at Harvard this sum mer. They came mostly rrom Havana Rr.d adjacent portions of the island. They were taken at once to Cambridge. 10,000 Miners Uuit Work. Birmingham. Ala.. July 2. All the union miners in Alabama, about 10.000 in number, suspended work today pend ing the settlement of the wage dispute between them and the operators. The old wage contract expired yesterday and the miners demand a raise and oth er concessions. The operators refused this demand. $2.00. Kansas City and Return via the 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 liave 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 $19.00 via Santa Fe- Tickets on sale June 21, July 7. 8. 9, 10, IS and Aug. IS. Stopovers' allowed between Pueblo and Denver enabling one tc stop at Colorado Springs Final limit of ticket October Tlst. See T. L King, agent, for particu'Jrs. Oklahoma City and Return, $9.76 via the Santa Fe. Account Second Annual Reunion of Roosevelt's Rough Riders. Tickets on sale Juns 30 to July 2, inclusively, final limit July 5. Dyseatsry, Diarrhoea, Cholsra 2Ior"bu3. A half to a toaspoonful of Radwav's Ready Renef in a half tumhVr of water repeated as often as the discharges con tinue, and a flannel saturated with Ready Relief placed over tin- stomach and bow els. win afford immediate relief and soon effect a cure. Internally In water. Radwav's Ready Relief will, in a few minutes, cure Cramps. Spasms. Sour Stomnr-h. Xauea Vomiting. Heartburn. Nerv usn-ss Sleep lessness. Sick Headache, Flatulency and ail internal pains. There Is not a remedial aeont in the world that will cure fever and ague and all other malarious, bilious ami other fev ers, aided by RADWAT'S PUS o quickly as RADWAT'S READY RFLIEF gold by Druggists. RADWAI & CO., 65 Ira o t EnOMeNAI 20c Red Table Linen, for 12 35c Bleached Table Linen for 25c 25 dozen Plaid Towels, 2 pair limit, per pair. .. 5 25 dozen Turkish Towels, per pair 15c 100 short lengths of Wash Goods, 3 to 7 yards in a piece, was 15c, 12c, 10c, to close, per yard 7c 25 pair Ladies' Tan Oxfords, 2.00 kind, for.. $1.35 35 pair Misses' and Children's Oxfords, 91.25 kind, for 75c and $1.00 35 pair Men's Tan and Black Shoes, $2.00 kind for S1.25 Millinery Slaughter Everything in this department For 50 Per Cent Discount. 1,000 Fans to select from Price lc to $1.00 all at a discount. 100 of those 50c Summer Cor- QKp sets for JLO THIS PHENOMENAL SALE. DISTRIBUTEES Or &ARCrAfS, IIO E.StfTIi ST. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. J. H. Herring et al to Xettie B. Boyer, J500. lots 660 and 662 Harrison street. Walnut Grove addition. J. Thomas and wife to M. D. Holmes, S150, lot 1S2 and south half lot 60. Wat son avenue, Arlington Heights subdi vision. S. Andrews to Nelson Salley, $4,500. east one-half one southwest o!e-quartei and southeast one-quarter of northwest one-quarter 11-11-11. K. Helhert and husband to -Theresa. Boyer, SLOW, lots 66. 6S and 70, Chandler street. Fensky's first addition. A. R. Sylvester to E. M. Cockerel. $10. lots 34 and 36 Florence street, John D. Knox's first addition. Agnes Tutt'.e and husband to S. B. Alderson. Sl.SOO, west one-half lot 296, Buchanan street. Young's adition. E. E. Eatiler and husband to A. G. Carnahan. 450, lots 703. 705. 707 and 709, Lane street, block 20, M. and D. addi tion. A. H. Bates and wife to E. C. Davis, $35. part southeast one-quarter 7-12-16. The Financial association to E. C. Davis. $75, part southeast one-quarter 7-12-i-S. HURRAH FOR THE FLAG. Methodist Sunday School Celebrates . Flag Day. The regular flag day exercises were given at the First M. E. church Sunday afternoon. Flag day is an annual event, it being the Sunday preceding the Fourth of July and is devoted to patri otic exercises. The church was decorated with flags, bunting and flowers. After the Sunday school all the departments assembled in the body of the church and sang the "Flag of the Free." This was followed by the "Star Spangled Banner." Mrs. A. II. Warner sang "America" and the whole school sang the chorus with her. James A. Troutman made the address of the day. He explained to the school why- the Fourth of July is celebrated and made his talk interesting by illus trating his speech with stories. Following his address more patriotic songs were sung by Phe different de partments of the Sunday school. J. E. Xissley has a class of newsboys in this school, w ho were present and took part in the singing. Each of the classes had banners bearing the number of the clas3 over which it floated. New Rural Free Delivery Route. Rural free delivery route No. 4 which runs from station A in North Topeka through Menoken and Soldier townships will be in operation Monday, July 16. The carrier will receive $500 per an num and will deliver every day except Sundays. Postmaster Guthrie insists that the patrons put up good substantial mail boxes and requests that the roads be kept in good repair. Sues His Father. John L. Downing vs. David Downing is the title of a suit filed in the United States district court from Morris coun ty. John Downing sues his father Dav id, who lives in Ohio, for a clear title to some property in Morris county which he says his father said he would give him. provided he would leave Ohio, make his home on the property and improve it. This was done but now the father denies that he said he would give the property to his son. The value of the property is about $4,000. Reception For Turners. The Topeka Turners who returned from Philadelphia as prize winners were given a reception at Turner hall Satur day evening. There was a banquet in eariy evening and later music and j speech making followed by a dance. ; Those who were in Philadelphia speak i highly of their treatment there and are ; proud of their success in taking a prize I in competition with the best Turners in i the country. Auditorium Chorus. The next rehearsals of the full Audi torium chorus will be given in Met. j politan hall. 404 Kansas avenue, Tues- uny evening, July X, S o'clock sharp. Plenty of room and ventilation. Parties who have copies of Elijah and who do not intend to participate are re quested to return their books to T. J. ANDERSON, Secretary. Denver Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and Return $19.00 via Santa Fe Tickets on sale June 21. July 7. 8, 9, 10. 18 and Aug. 18. Stopovers allowed between Puebio and Denver enabling one to stop at Colorado Springs. Final limit of ticket October 31st. See T. L King, agent, for particulars. 6 X t J PHONE 822 VALUE TEX MILLION. Taxable Property in Topeka County Values. County Clerk Wright has completed hl3 report for Shawnee county and forward ed it to the auditor of state. The re port for the city of Topeka and the town ships is as follows: City of Topeka: No. improved town lots, 22.G45. Total Xo. town lots. 22,645. Ag gregate value of all lots, 57.69.935. Aggre gate value of all personal property, Sl.TtJS, 525. Value of ail railroad property, $363,035. Total value of all taxable property, $3,832, 4S5. Menoken township: Xo. acres of tax able land under cultivation, 15.435. No. acre taotabie. lajid not under cultivation, 11.703. Total Xo. acre?. 27.18. Aggregate value or all lands, $330,770. Aggregate value of all personal property. $63,330. Vaiue of all raJiroad property, $51. 09. To tal value of all taxable property, $45, 1S9. Rossville township: Xo. acres tf tax able land under cultivation, 24.41: No. acres taxable land not under cultivation, 7,536: total Xo. acres. 32,017. Aggregate value of all lands, S35S.150. No. improved town lots, &84: No. unimproved town lots, 11; total number town lots. Aggregate vaiue of all lots, $51,970. Aggregate value of all personal property, $113.45. Value of all railroad property. $S4.324. Total value of all taxable property, $0-7.939. Silver Lake township: No. acres of taxable land under cultivation, 18.075: No. acres taxable land not under cultivation, 12,317; total No. acres. 30,472. Aggregate value of all lands. $."45,140. No. improved town lots, 11: No. unimproved town lots, 47: total number town lots, 163. Aggre gate value of all lots. $24,510. Aggregate value of all personal property. J65.S15. Value of ail railroad property. $57,652. To tal value of all taxable property, $413,117. Soldier twnsh:p; No. of acres of tax able land under cultivation. 23.42 : Xo. acr --? taxable laird not under cultivation, 20.HS3 : total Xo. acre?. 44.455. Aggregate value of all lands, $640.215. Xo. improved town lots, Z--": No. unimproved town lots, 3,104: total number town lots. 3,310. Ag gregate value of all lots, $r9,030. Aggre gate value of all personal property, f. 45. Vaiue. of all railroad property, $232. V. Total value of all taxable property, $1,019,810. Topeka township: Xo. acres of taxable land under cultivation. 12.!45; No. acres taxable land not under cultivation, 7.007; total No. acre:?. 19.52. Aggregate value of alllands, $6J2.965. No. improved town lots. 7n ; Xo. unimproved town lot-?. 19,173; total No. town lots, 19.150. Aggregate value of all lots, $45. 830. Aggregate value of all personal property, $115,110. Value of all railroad property. $156,034. Total value of all taxable property. SI. 459.739. Tecumseh township: No. acres of tax able land under cultivation. 13. 3; No. acres taxable land not under cultivation, 9.129: total No. acres. 22.524. Aggregate vaiue of all lands, $299.25. No. improved town lots, 60; No. unimproved town lots, 6.2; total number town lots. 732. Aggre gate value of all lots, $4.25. Aggregate value of all personal property, $105, J0. Total value of all taxable property, $447, 945. Monmouth township: Xo. of acres of taxable land under cultivation, 16,976: No. acrs taxable land not under cultivation, IS. 630: total Xo. acres. 35,630. Aggregate value of all lands, 291.890. No. improved town lots. 73 : No. unimproved town lots, 69: total No. town lots, 142. Aggregate value of all lots. $6,670. Aggregate value of all personal property. $75,040. Value of all railroad property. $30,473. Total value of all taxable property. $-h.4.07$. William sport township: No acres of tax able land under cultivation. 12.9V2; No. acres taxable land not under cultivation, 12.612; total Xo. acres. 2S.604. Aggregate value of all lands. $224. S65. No. improved town lots. 73; Xo. unimproved town Uts, 45: total No. town lots, lis. Aggregate value of all lots. $4,045. Aeeregate value of all personal property. $5:. 7tX Value of all railroad property. $3,949. Total value of all taxable property. $;r72.l9. Auburn township: No. acres of taxable land under cultivation, 13.5SS: No. acres taxable land not under cultivation. 21.849: ti.ttal No. aerep. :i5.437. Aggregate value of all lands, $251. !. No. Improved town lots, ?: No. unimproved town lots. 1.199: total Xo. town lots, 1.255. Aggregate value of all lots. SR.245. Agrrpgate value of all per sonal property. $2.335. Total value of all taxable property, $342,480. Dover township: No. of acres of tax able land under cultivation. 12.S75; No. ocres taxable land not under cultivation. 2-.5M; total Xo. acre. 33.4!. A eeregate value of all lands, $i"6..S45. Xo. improved town lots, 59; Xo. unimproved town lots, 5.3; total Xo. town lots, tvi2. Aggregate value of all lots. $7.7(6. Aggregate value of all personal propertv. $70.M Value of all railroad property. $63,413. Total value of ail taxable property. $4'2.63. Mission township: Xo. acres of taxable land under cultivation, 14. 014; 2no. acres taxable land not under cultivation. 13.S3: total No. acres. 27, &T. Aggregate value of all lantfs. 1.'5: Xo. improved tvwn lots. i: Xo. unimproved town lots. 1,9'9: total No. toe--n lots. 2,i6. Aggregate value of ail lots. $27,720. Appreeate value of all personal property, $71Jh5. Value of all railroad property. $5ti.S7. Total value of ail taxable property, $451, Sb7. The Vnion Pacific have erranged for extra equipment on all trains for Kan sas Cfty July 4th and special train will leave Kansas City for Salina at 11 p. m. In addition to usual evening trains. DM SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. Mrs. Frank Lewis is spending the day in Lawrence, the guest of Miss Mary Monroe. Mrs. L. A. Fisher Is spending a few days with friends in Kansas City. Mrs. R. J. Parker has returned to her home in Pueblo after a visit with, Mrs. Frank Lewis. Judge and Mrs. T. K. Garver returned Saturday from a week's outing at Ex celsior Springs. Miss Elizabeth Hazlett of Chicago who has been the guest of Mrs, George P. Ashton, left the last of the week for a visit in Warrensburg, Mo. A. J. Stout who has been doing in stitute work in Fredonia spent today in Topeka on his way to the Chicago uni versity where he will spend the remain der of the summer. Bishop and Mrs. F. R. Millspaugh and family left Saturday for Prior Lake, Mich., to spend the summer. The class of 1&99 of the Topeka high school will give a straw ride Wednesday evening. Mrs. M. E. Toung and daughter, Mrs. D. E. Moreland of Hiawatha, mother and sister of Mrs. A. A. Hurd have moved to Topeka and are at home at 1700 West Tenth avenue. Miss Mary Gordon of Leavenworth is in Topeka to spend the summer with her grandmother, Mrs. Gordon on Monroe street. Master Claud Miner returned Satur day from a week's visit in Sabetha, Kansas, and Beatrice, Nebraska. Miss Zoe Miller of Paola is spending a few dav3 in Topeka, the guest of Mrs. W. W. Decker. Miss Charlotte Page returned to her home in Denver Sunday after a several weeks' visit with Miss Edna Crane. Mrs. Charles Blood Smith returned Saturday from a week's stay in Chi cago. Mrs. C. T. Trapp and daughter Lillian will leave next week for Denver where they will spend the summer. Miss Kiblinger of Webster .Grove, Mo., Is expected in Topeka Tuesday for a visit with her sister, Mrs. George W. Crane. Frank Tiehenor of Chicago who has been visiting in the city left today for a trip to California. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. White returned Sunday from a three weeks' trip to Philadelphia and other eastern points. Mrs. A. H. Horton returned Saturday from an extended stay at Hot Springs, Arkansas. Her daughter. Miss Alice Prescott. who has been quite ill is better but will not return for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Bown of Marion are in the city visiting Mrs. Brown's sis ter. Mrs. D. P. Elliott. Miss Alma Busser of Los Angeles is in Topeka visiting Miss Maud Bates. Miss Rosamond Horton returned Sat urday from a week's visit with Mrs. Fred Bonebrake in Osage City. Miss Grace McGrew returned Sunday evening from a short visit in Emporia. Will Wadsworth spent Sunday in fCansas CMty. Miss Erma Pritchard of Emporia is in the city visiting Miss Lida Bergen at her home on Topeka avenue. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Lucas and daugh ter Helen will spend the Fourth with Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Wilt at Rossville. A. M. Buntin has returned from a three weeks' business trip to Galveston, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. James Doncyson, Miss Maud Mahoney, Mr. Edwin Morse and Mr. T. W. Davidson are planning to spend Wednesday at Lake View. Miss Kate Welch will entertain this evening complimentary to Mr. Elbert Moore who leaves Tuesday for Pueblo. Miss Millie Anderson of St. Marys spent a few days the last of the week with friends in Topeka. Mrs. Harry Mattison of Kansas City spent today in Topeka with friends on her way to Colorado Springs for the summer. Mrs. W. C. Campbell and daughter. Miss Roberta Akers, left Saturday for their home in Prescott, Arizona. They were accompanied by Mr. Everett Mr. Will Tiffany will go to Kansas City Tuesday for a few days' stay. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Merrick will leave in about a week for a several weeks' trip to Salt Lake City. Miss Matie Johnson of Buffalo, N. Y., is expected in Topeka the last of the week to visit friends. Miss Marian Huston left this morning for Chicago where she will .spend sev eral weeks at the university. Miss Edith Moore has gone to Chi cago to attend the university. Miss Minnie Calvin will go to Kansas City Wednesday for a few days' visit with her mother, who is ill in the hos pital. Mr. Henry Beerman and Mr. Joseph Blondin went to Lawrence today for a few days' Visit. Mr. W. H. Floyd of Wichita is in the city visiting his daughter. Miss Edna Floyd. Mrs. Sidd McFarlane of Leavenworth has announced the marriage of her daughter, Rhoda, to Mr. William Pierce of Maple Hill, which took place Satur day evening, June 30, at the Terrace des Italians, at Leavenworth, the Rev. Mr. Atkins of the Episcopal church officiat ing. The marriage was a great surprise to the friends of both Miss McFarlane and Mr. Pierce as the fact of the en gagement was not generally known. Mr. Pierce has a cattle ranch at Maple Hill, but has spent much of his time in To peka Mr. and Mrs. Pierce left at once for an eastern trip. Mrs. Pierce was one of Leavenworth's most popular so ciety girls. Miss Augusta Martin will spend the Fourth in Pittsburg, returning Thurs day. YIVAS FOR UNCLE SAM Inauguration of the First Cuban Mayor of Havana. Havana, July 2. The inauguration yesterday of Gen. Alejandro Hernandez as the first Cuban elected mayor of Ha vana and the parade have been the sub ject of much local comment, especially in the case of the parade as it showed that the feeling of the masses of the people towards the United State9 was utterly different to that of the "cafe popinjays" and other similar sources urually drawn upon here to discover public sentiment. Though the parade was not composed of big land owners, bankers or lawyers, or even of rich business men. still there was no question that it represented the majority of the people. Every organi zation as it passed the balcony where General Wood and his staff stood uncoveied even during the pouring rain. The last hour was made the occasion to give an immense ovation to Gen. Wood, personally, and before the paraders passed each body gave loud "vivas" for the United States. Thieves Blow Themselves Up. Chicago. July 2. A bold attempt by two masked men to loot the safe in the office of the Globe Laundry company early today, was frustrated by an ac cident that may prove fatal to one of the marauders. In exploding dynamite to shatter the lock of the inner door of the safe one of the men had his right hand torn away and his arm shattered, while the other thief was struck in the face by a flying fragment of sfeeL The M. P. L. will give a lawn social July 3. at the residence of A. Beronius. 716 Polk street. Cream and cake 10c. Diphtheria relieved In twenty minutes. Almost miraculous. Dr. Thomas' Eclec tric Oil. At any drug store. SNAP SHOTS AT HOME NEWS Horse shows are good things for dry weather. The second annual horse show was a success in point of merit. The night and day forces of the po lice shifted places last night. Not one arrest was made yesterday. It was a quiet day for the police. The rain stopped work on the pav ing, but it was again commenced to day. The holes In the paving on Kansas avenue were all filled Sunday by the rain. The next event on the program after the Fourth Is the opening of the Audi torium. Preparations are being made by a many people for picnics on the Glorious Fourth. Superintendent of Building and Bridges Bishop of the Rock Island Is in Omaha, The iron trasses on the' Auditorium are all in place, and work on the roof will soon begin. The Ottawa Chautauqua assembly will be held in Forest Park, Ottawa, from July 7 to 20. Thirty-three nt -r members were re ceived yesterday -, morning Into the First Presbyterian church. The Elks are preparing to go to At lantic City for their reunion. A large party will go from Kansas. The new fire department headquarters will be equipped with large doors that fold Inward instead of swinging out. The largest pay roll made out this year by the street commissioner is for the month of June. It is for $3,080. The Salvation Army is holding meet ings in a tent at Fourxn and Jackson, just one block from the police station. The usual crowd went to Lake View Sunday, and the usual number of people returned with the usual sunburned faces. The Jackson street track is the rough est on the street car line. It reminds one when a car goes over it of a flight of stairs. ' C. H. Pattlson won the prize at the golf tournament Saturday. He made the lowest actual score, and also won the handicap. The license collector can either kill a number of dogs or collect a lot of money on Van Buren street between Seventh and Eighth. Ethel Yeargain, 12 years old, went to Chicago Friday to visit her sister, Mrs. Richard Brady. She traveled alone in spite of her youth. L Ramsbargar, who sold his colt. Black Squirrel. Saturday to a Kansas City man for $1,000, intends to go into the horse business exclusively. Mrs. D. W. Ghent and two children are visiting with Mr. Ghent's brother on his ranch in Angus. Nebraska. She will be away about two months. W. A. Gardiner, general manager of the Chicago and Northwestern passed through Topeka Saturday on the west bound noon train over the Santa Fe. The mayor will issue no edict against the firing of crackers on the Fourth, and the small boy can have all the fun he Wants in that way. He would have It, anyhow. W. E. Gray, who was formerly yard master for the Rock Island in this city and who is now a train dispatcher for the Santa Fe in Raton, N. M., is In the city visiting friends. An effort was made Saturday to ob tain the release of several of the boys who were arrested for swimming with in the city limits, but the police refused to' let them go. The work on contracts for paving that have been let this year is two weeks ahead of time. This does not apply to Fillmore street, as that contract was let last year. Geo. M. McDill, secretary of the In ternational Y. M. C. A. association spent Saturday in Topeka visiting with John Coldwell of the railroad Y. M. C. A. He went from Topeka to Ottawa. Claude Seamen of 1013 Topeka avenue enjoys the distinction of having one of the few electrically lighted croquet grounds in the city. Nearly every eve ning a number of the younger society crowd may be seen playing there. One of the two Topeka grocers who refuse to give up the premium stamps give3 as his reason for not giving them up that the grocers who are advertising sell cheaper, and if they will raise the prices to a level with theirs, they will give them up. An entertainment will be given to morrow evening in the R. R. Y. M. C. A. parlors. The regular Wednesday night song service will be omitted this week, and a doubly interesting program will be given Tuesday evening. Harry G. Larimer delivered an in structive and interesting lecture before the young people of the First Presby terian church Sunday evening. In re ply to the question "When Is a nation safe?" he affirmed that the three great dangers which threatened our nation were lack of reverence, too great haste, and conceit. TOPEKA E0AD BUILDING. Washburn-Seabrook Macadam May Be Built by Government Expert. William Bradbury, township trustee of Topeka township; Robert Stone and Frank Logan left Sunday to attend the Good Roads congress, which will be in session at Port Huron, Mich., from July 2 to 5. While there they will witness the practical building of a mile of mac adam road under the personal super vision of Mr. E. G. Harrison, govern ment expert. The object of their visit to this con gress is to obtain practical information in road building, so that it may be used to advantage in building the macadam road from Washington college to Sea brook. They will also try to interest the government In a good roads congress to be held in Topeka aurlng the' last week in September. It is planned to put down the Washburn-Seabrook road at this time. Mr. Anderson, secretary of the Topeka Commercial club, is in correspondence with Mr. Dodpe, of the Agricultural department in Washing ton, who has charge of the good roads movement, in regard to the holding of a good roads congress in Topeka during September, at which time a government expert may be present and give instruc ia road building, with the Washburn Seabrook road to work on. When Mr. Stone, Mr. Logan and Mr. Bradbury return a report will be made to the Shawnee Good Reads association of the things done and seen at the Port Huron congress. CONSIDER THE PLANS. New Waterworks Question to Be Discussed. At the city council meeting tonight the most important subject that will be considered, will be the lans for the new waterworks plant. It is likely that the plans w-IH lie on the table until a decision has been reached concerning the purchasing of the plant of the To peka Water company. Tiio bids for the building of the detention hospital will be opened and some paving and side walk matters will be considered. Quick Clearing Sale. Tuesday-Until 10 P. M. Wednesday-My 4, Until 12 A.M. We will sell the following $7.50, 58.75. $9.50. Men's and Young Men's Suits at $10, $12.50, $15 Men's and Young Men's Suits at $4, $5 Fine Blue Serge Trousers, on sale at $4 Men's Linen Crash Coats and Vests on sale at $7.50 Men's Flannel Coats and Pants, on sale at $5 Blue Serge Unlined Coats and Vests, on sale at. $3 Blue Serge Coats single breasted on sale at $1, $1.50 Men's Linen Pants on sale at In Boys' Department-Znd Floor Boys' Apron Overalls on sale at Boys' 50c All Wool Knee Pants QOr double seat and knees on sale at Oww $3 Boys' Knee Pant Suits in all styles on sale at Boys' $5, $6, $7.50 Best Knee QQ QR Pant Suits on sale at VUiWV Special Reduced Prices on Long Pant Suits. In Our Furnishing Goods Dept. 60c Balbriggan Underwear on sale at 35 fl Pine Underwear 4 styles at 75s 60c, 75c Men's Best Fancy Hose at 35 , $1, $1.25 Men's Fine Puff Bosom and Negligee Shirts on sale at 39 60c Men's Fine Night Shirts at 35s 50c, 75c Men's Best Neckwear at 35 In Our Hat Dept. All $2.50 Soft and Stiff Hats-on sale at $1.50 In Our Shoe Dept. $5 Tan Shoes Edwin Clapp'a make at S3. 90 $3.50 Tan Shoes on sale at S2.90 $2.50, $3 Black and Tan Shoes at $ 1.95 BOYS' SHOES AT REDUCED PRICES. PAYING 12 1-2 BLOCKS. Contracts That Have Been Awarded This Year. The contracts for paving 12 blocks have been, let so far this year which Is about one-naif of the amount of pav ing for which contracts will be made during the year. Of the contracts let Wall & Hanley got all the grading con tracts, Ritchie and Ramsey will do lhi block each of paving and curbing, Frank Swanson will do six blocks of paving and seven of curbing, R. B Kepley two blocks of curbing and Wall & Hanley five blocks of paving. The streets and alleys which have been contracted for are: One block on Eleventh street between Harrison and Topeka avenue, the alley between Seventh and Eighth and. Van Buren and Harrison, one half b.ock on Topeka Rvenue from Fourteenth to the city limits, one block on Taylor between Seventh and Eighth, one block on To peka avenue between Second and Third, the alley between Eleventh and Twelfth and Topeka avenue and Taylor, one block on Harrison between Eleventh, and Huntoon. four b'ocks on Monroe' between Sixth and Tenth, ,wo blocks on Woodlawn between WUlow and Park. These are named in the order the peti tion was presented to the council and the work Is being done in that order. REVERENCE FOR LAW. Y. p. s. C. E. Take Steps to Have a More Strict Enforcement. Providence, R. L.July 2 In the meet ings held Sunday of the 43 church socie ties composing the Providence union of the T. P. S. C. E., a special service on the necessity for greater respect for the law as a preliminary for strict and gen eral law enforcement was held. At each meeting, which was conducted on lines suggested by a special committee from the union., letters on the subject from former Presidents Benjamin Harrison and Grover Cleveland were read. Former President Harrison quoted a part of his Nashville speech made In 1SS1, while chief magistrate of the na tion. In which he said that laws being made for all should be universally re spected and impartially enforced. The concluding paragraph of the letter of ex-President Cleveland was: 'In view of impending dangers, con fessed by the statements of our coun try's need, no more lofty or important work can employ the efforts of Chris tian workers than the earnest revival of reverence for law." $2.00. Kansas City and Return via the Santa Fe Route. Special train from Topeka July 4, leaving here 9:65 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. The tTnion Pacific have arranged for extra equipment on all trains for Kan pas City Juiy 4th and special train will leave Kansas City for Salina at 11 p. m. in addition to usual evening trains. 4th of July Rates. The Missouri Pacific will sell tickets July 3rd and 4th limited to the 6th at one and one-third fares for the round trip. Minimum rate 50c. This applies only between stations within 200 miles distance. See Swan Fountain Pens. Bennett's Book Store, 730 Kansas avenue. IJ:11 3 .r- i.inmi i Iliri'" 1111 1 1 1 " 1 f J low At. Autbaeb Ua.tt.la $5.85 $8.85 $2.95 $2.50 $5.00 $3.55 $1.95 ... 55c ages 3 to 9 19c $1.95 KANSAS FAIRS IN 1 900. -Following Is a list of fairs to be held in Kansas In 1900, their dates, locations and secretaries, as reported to the state board of agriculture and compiled by Sec retary F. D. Coburn: Allen County Agricultural society C. H. Wheaton. secretary, lola: September 10-13. Brown County Fair association John H. Meyer, secretary, Hiawatha; September 5-7. Butler County Fair association Alvah Shelden, secretary. El Dorado; September 10- 14. Chautauqua county Hewins PaJk and Fair association: N. G. Marsh, secretary. Cedar Vale: August 8-11. Clay County Fair association E. E. Hoopes. secretary. Clay Center; Septem ber 25-2S. Coffey County Fair association J. E. Woodford, secretary, Burlington; Septem ber 25-2S. Cowley county Eastern Cowley Fair association: J. M. Henderson, secretary. Burden: September 1P-21. rxiuglas county Kaw Valley Fair as sociation: A. C. Griesa, secretary, Law rence. Finney County Agricultural society D. A. Mima, secretary, Garden City. Franklin County Agricultural society B. C. McQuesten. secretary, Ottawa; Sep tember 1S-21. Greeley County Fair association T. B. Newman, secretary. Tribune: October 2-3. Jackson County Agricultural and Fair association S. B. McGrew, secretary, Holton: September 11-14. Jefferson County Agricultural and M. chanical association Edwin Snyder, sec retary, Oskaloosa, September 4-7. Jewell County Fair association Chss. F. Home, secretary, Mankato; September 11- 14. Linn County Fair association Ed. B. Smith, secretary. Mound City. Marshall county. Frankfort Fair asso ciation C. W. Brandenburg, secretary, Frankfort; September 2S-2. Miami county Agricultural, Mechanical Fair association Jos. P. Trickett, secre tary, Petila: September 25-28. Montgomery county, Coffeyvllle Fair and Park association R. T. Kennedy, secretary. Coffeyvllle; August 14-17. Morris County Exposition company: E. J. LM11, secretary. Council Grove, Septem ber 25-28. N'eosho County Fair association H. Lodge, secretary. Erie: August 2S-31. Neosho county. Chanute Agricultural, Fair, Park and "Driving association A. E. Timpano, secretary, Cnanute; September 4-7. Osage County Fair association C. H. Curtis, secretary, Burlir.game; September Rilev County Agricultural society: R. T. Worboys, secretary, Riley; September 18-21. Rooks County Fair association: David B. Smyth, secretary, Stockton, September 4-7. Saline County Agricultural. Horticul tural and Mechanical association H. B. Wallace, secretary, Sailr.a: September 25-23. Sedgwick eountv, Wichita State Fair association H. G. Toler, secretary, Wich ita: September 4-7. Wilson county. Fredonia Agricultural association J. T. Cooper, secretary, Fre donia; August 21-24. The Grand Trunk Railroad System. Will serve you well to the choicest re sorts of Canada and the East. For fares, descriptive literature and general information, apply to J. H. Burgis. city passenger and ticket agent. 24tt Clark street, corner Jackson boulevard, Chi cago. CASTOR I A For Infants and Children. Tha Kind Yen Hare Always Sought Bears the Signature of