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TOPEKA STATE JOTD.tNAL. MONDAY EVENING, JULY 2, 1900.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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