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so, reading of the remarkable cures errectea Dy tne
'jr 93 use of Peruna I decided to try it and soon found my-
I r&Ji 8elf well repaid.
'I have now used Peruna for about three months
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bloom of health returns to sallow cheeks and rounded gracefulness to the wasted
form. Life is worth living again. Allthings have become new.
J B Allen Petoskey Mich., writes:"We keep Peruna constantly on hand as
an "ever ready household remedy. During last summer and autumn we had a
granddaughter with us. who was quite poorly from indigestion, and also quite
Sallow and thin in flesh We at once commenced administering Manalin and
after the use of one bottle all the sallowness disappeared, her appetite re.
turned, and when she went to her home in the bloom of perfect health, her
parents were most happily surprised at her restoration and her improved
condition, her cheeks glowing with the bloom of perfect health."
A very interesting treatise on "Summer Catarrh" is sent free toany address
by The Peruna Medicine Co., Columbus, O.
Regarding Colombian Revolution Cor
rected Officially.
Washington. July 3. Mr. Espinoz,
consul general of Colombia, called at the
State department today and had a con
ference with Secretary Hay. The con
sul general emphatically denies the ac
curacy of the stories which reach the
American press to the effect that the
Insurrectionists are making headway in
Colombia. He says he has dispatches
of Saturday's date, declaring that Car
tagena andliaranquila are in possession
of the governmt-nt forces and have been
all along. Mr. Espinoz said that as the
rebels have been completely crushed in
Sar.tander, losing many thousands In
killed and wounded, the Colombian gov
ernment will be able to tiivert immedi
atelv to the Isthmus of Panama at least
10,000 of the soldiers of the army of
18,000 now in eastern Colombia.
Over End of the Strike Cut Short by
Subsequent Developments.
St. Louis, Mo., July 3. There was
great rejoicing throughout the city to
day when it was announced that the St.
Louis Transit company and the strik
ers' grievance committee had come to
an agreement, and th" the strike,
which had been on for just eight weeks.
had been declared off. There seems to i
be a hitch in the matter, however.
As the day advanced it developed that
mary of the strikers are not pleased
with the agreement signed by their
grievance committee. They assert it
had no final authority to call oft the
strike. They did have authority, the
men declare, to come to an agreement
as to the endirg of the strike along the
lines proposed by President Gompera of
the federation of labor, when he was in
St. Louis recently. The committee's au
thority extended that far and no
further, they say. A meeting has been
called this afternoon, when the strik
ers will consider the agreement signed
last night by the committee.
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 Z'J 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 , 3 and 4. Good
returning July 9.
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 July 5.
Is a proud and peeress
record m It is a record of
cure, of constant con"
quest over obstinate ills
of women; ills that cfeai
out despair; suffering
that many women think
Is woman's natural heri
tage; disorders and dis
placements that drive out
LyrJia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
cures these troubles of
women, and roiss men
struation of its terrors
H'o woman need be with
out the safest and surest
advice, for Mrs Pinkham
counsels women free of
charge Her address Is
Lynn, Mass
Can any woman afford
to Ignore the medicine and
the advice that has cured
m million women?
Mary J. Kennedy, Manager of Armour & Co.'s Ex
hibit at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition at Omaha,
Neb., writes the following of Peruna aa a cure for
that common phase of summer catarrh, known as in
digestion. Miss Kennedy says:
I found the continual change of diet incidental to
eight years traveling completely upset my digestive
system. In consulting several physicians they decided
I suffered with catarrh of the stomach.
'Their prescriptions did not seem to help me any.
and feel eomp'etely rejuvenated. 1 believe x am per
manently cured, and do not hesitate to give unstinted
praise to your great remedy, Peruna."
The causes of summer catarrh are first, chronic ca
tarrh; second, derangements of the stomach and liver;
third, impure blood. It is very rare indeed to find any
case of summer catarrh which is not the result of one
or more of these causes.
Such being the case anyone -who knows anything
whatever about the operation of Peruna can under
stand why this remedy is a permanent cure for Sum
ner catarrh. It eradicates chronic catarrh from the
system, invigorates the stomach and liver, cleanses
the blood of all impurities, and therefore permanently
cures by removing- the cause, a host of maladies
peculiar to hot weather. The cause being removed the
symptoms dis ippear of themselves.
That "tired feeling" gives place to exuberance of
youth: the dizzy head and trembling hand vanish and
a. clear brain and steady nerve appear in their stead;
in the place of a coated tongue, sour stomach, dys
pepsia, constipation and despondency, comes a clean
tongue, sweet breath, keen appetite, good digestion,
remiiar bowels, and existence becomes a pleasure. The
Merchant Marine of the United States
Shows Remarkable Growth.
Washington, July 3. The treasury
bureau of navigation states that during
the fiscal year 1900 the total tonnage of
officially numbered vessels added to the
United States merchant marine amount
ed to 41 7.034 gross tons. About 3S.0O0
Ions of Hawaiian vessels and less than
1,000 tons of Porto Rican shipping were
admitted to American registry. It is
estimated that completed figures will
show that the actual additions to the
merchant fleet during 1900 have been
greater than any year since 1856. The
vessels built in the United States and
officially numbered during the year" ag
gregated 2S1.725 gross tons, a record
surpassed in 1874, when 432.725 gross
tons were built and documented. Of
the new vessels 58 per cent are steam
The most important additions of the
year have been the large steel vessels
built for the great lakes. The only ves
sel built exclusively for the foreign
trade has been the Maracaibo of 1.771
gross tons for the Venezuelan traffic,
while three steamships of an aggre
gate tonnage of over 8.000 tons for the
Porto Rican trade are first maritime
results of the annexation of that island.
Full registration will probably show
that the total documented tonnage of
the United States on June 30, 1900, for
the first time since 1865 has again
reached 5.000.000 gross tons. The ton
nage registered for foreign trade, how
ever, will probably be slightly below
S4S.000 gross tons, the figures for June,
1899. The increase of the Alaskan trade,
carried on mainly by registered vessels,
has checked somewhat during the year
the steady decline in American tonnage
registered for foreign trade.
Corn Being Laid by in Good Con
dition. The following is the report of the cli
mate and crop service of the department
of agriculture for Kansas for the week
ending June 30:
A warm week, the temperature on the
27th rising above 100 degrees over the
larger part of the state. Heavy rains
fell in the eastern division and in the cen
tral and southeastern counties of the
middle division, with high winds and some
hail. Only local showers occurred in the
western half of the state, .
Wheat harvest is nearly finished.
Threshing is progressing, showing a good
yield and a fine berry. Oats harvest is
progressing- In the central and southern
counties and beginning in the northern.
Corn is in tine condition and is being laid
by in all parts in clean condition. Early
apples are coming into market in most of
the counties. High winds have blown off
much fruit, injured fruit and shade-trees,
scattered shocks and stacks of wheat and
oats, blown down some corn and standing'
oats. Heavy rains have Injured the scat
tered wheat and oats, standing oats, and
alfalfa in shock and windrow. Much corn
was injured by hail in Allen. Potatoes
are rotting in the ground In some of the
southeastern counties, and are damaging
by drought in Chase and Morris.
"Wheat harvest is nearly finished: much
of the wheat is in stack. Threshing from
the shock is progressing, generally show
ing a good yield, though not meeting ex
pectations in Ottawa. Oats-cutting has
begun. Wind blew down grain in shocks
and stacks in many parts, and blew off
much fruit. Corn is in g:ood condition
and tasselling in the central and southern
counties, but is beginning to show effeet3
of heat and dry weather in the northern,
where bugs are attacking it. The second
crop of alfalfa is nearly all in stack in
Butler. Some hot winds this week.
Wheat harvest is progressing in nearly
all counties. Bugs have destroyed much
wheat in Decatur, and the dry weather
ha-s shortened the crop in some other
counties, but in Rawlins it is filling bet
ter than anticipated. Corn is generally
reported as doing well, though it is now
needing rain in several counties: much of
it is 1h ginning to tassel. The second crop
if alfalfa is generally doing well, but In
Wallace the grasshoppers are retarding
growth. Grass is in good condition in
most of the counties, but in Ness is near
ly dry enough to burn.
4th of July Rates.
The Missouri Pacific will sell tickets
July 3rd and 4th limited to the 5th at
one and one-third fares for the round
' trip. Minimum rate 50c. This applies
enly between stations within 00 miles
The law holds both maker and circu
lator of a counterfeit equally guilty. The
dealer who sells you a dangerous counter
feit of DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve risks
your life to make a little larger profit.
You cannot trust him. DeWitt's is the
only genuine and original W'itcn Hazei
Salve, a well known cure for piles and
all skin diseases. See that your dealer
give you DeWitt's Salve. At all drug
I The Union Pacific have arranged for
; extra equipment on all trains for Kan
sas City July 4th and special train will
j leave Kansas City for Salina at 11 p. m.
j in addition to usual evening trains,
: See Swan fountain Pens. Bennett's
Book Store. 730 Kansas avenue.
Diphtheria relieved in twentv minutes,
j Almost miraculous. Dr. Thomas' Eclec
tric OIL At any drug store.
Miss Anna Beck entertained very de
lightfully Monday afternoon, at her
home on Quiney street, complimentary
to Miss Grace Foster of Ventura, Cal.r
and Miss Isabel Overmyer of Indiana.
The time was spent in playing progres
sive krokonole. The first prize, a pretty
pearl handled pen was won by Mrs.
Charles Jones, while the second prize, a
picture of Countess Potockl, was won
by Miss Pearl Burdge.
The hostess was assisted by her sis
ters. Miss Sarah and Etta Beck. De
licious refreshments followed the games.
The invited guests were Miss Pearl
Burdge, Mrs. Charles Jones, Miss Kittie
Flynn, Miss Belle Stagg, Miss Lucy
Knowles, Miss Kannie Stewart, Miss
Evelyn Holman, Miss Alida Otis, Mrs.
Thomas Kendall. Miss Helen Goddard,
Miss Edith Goddard, Miss Daisy Hun
ter, Miss Maud Van Houten.Miss Agnes
Burdge, Miss Amy Overmyer.Miss Win
nifred Prescott and Miss Nellie Kirk.
A Birthday Party.
Mr. and Mrs. John Langdon entertain
ed 25 very young ladies Monday after
noon and evening in celebration of the
fourteenth birthday of their daughter
LaVere, on the lawn of their home at
1035 Tyler street. Mrs. Langdon was as
sisted in entertaining by Mrs. Blazo,
Mrs. Bowles, and Miss Ora Clary.
Among the older persons who dropped
in for awhile were Mr. and Mrs. E. B.
Good, Mrs. Thomas Pounds, Mrs. E. H.
Anderson, Miss Pearlade Prescott, Miss
Lillie Potter and Mrs. Thompson. Re
freshments were served and music and
games made the time pass all too quick
ly. A number of pretty presents were
received by the little hostess.
The guests were Clara Daniels, Mar
ian Thompson, Ruth Herrick, Laura
Herrick, Rachel McGiffert, Mamie
Crouch, Stella Clark. Julia Wellhouse,
Constance Whitney, Madeline Whitney,
Mary Moore, Rose Mitchell, Laura Lux,
Bertha Lux, Pearl Grote, Nadine Lytie,
Helen Davidson, Lola Scott.Ethel Shay,
Nellie McFarland. Bertha Rowles, Verna
Witheral, Clara Hazel, Paul Anderson
and little Mildred Pounds.
An Informal Affair.
Mr. Elbert Moore was the guest of
honor at an informal card party given
Monday evening by Miss Kate Welch
at her home on Fillmore street. The
rooms were prettily decorated with sweet
peas, nasturtiums and other blossoms.
Refreshments were served and the ev
ening proved to be a very pleasant af
fair. Besides the guest of honor the guests
were Miss Bernice Ott, Miss Geneva
Giles, Hiss Anna Walsh, Miss Addie
Skinner, Miss Rose Prescott, Mr. Jean
Bailey, Mr. John Roberts, Mr. , Mac
Prescott, Mr. James Robinson anil Mr.
Harry Rigby.
Noies and Personal Mention.
Miss Grace Foster of Ventura, Cal.,
is making an extended visit in Topeka
with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
Willis Edson.
Mrs. C. N. Nelson and Mrs.Frank Ho
bart have returned from Virginia, Neb.,
where they have been attending a house
party for a few days.
Miss Helen Quigley of Sterling is vis
iting Miss Phil Reed for a week, on her
way to Michigan where she will spend
the summer.
Mrs. J. F. Daniels has returned from
a month's visit with, friends in Ne
braska. Mrs. G. J. Mulvane and son Paul re
turned Monday from Faribault, Minn.
C. W. Snyder and son George are
spending the week in Clifton.
Mrs. C. E. Snyder of Leavenworth is
in the city visiting her cousin, Miss
Edith Snyder at her home on Topeka
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Radcliff have bro
ken up housekeeping and at present are
with Mrs. Radcliff's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. D. O. Crane. Sunday Mrs. Rad
cliff and Mrs. Crane will leave for Col
orado Springs and Manitou to spend the
Misses Gussie and Berenice Fuller left
Monday for EIReno, Ok., to visit Miss
Olive Gundry; they expect to go with a
party from EIReno, to Oklahoma City
to attend the Rough Riders reception.
Archdeacon Crawford returned Mon
day evening from Nortonville.
Mr. T. Fletcher Dennis arrived today
from Washington, D. C, to visit his
parents on Tyler street. '
W. M. Quigley cf Sterling will spend
the Fourth in Topeka with friends.
Harry Logan left Monday for Areola.
111., after a short visit with the family
of his uncle. Mr. A. C. Sherman.
Miss Nellie Allen went to Kansas City
Monday for a week's visit.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Sherman and fam
ily of Sacramento, Cal., are in Topeka
the guests of Mr. Sherman's brother,
Mr. A. C. Sherman and family. They
will remain until about July 12.
George Allen has returned from a
several months' stay in Oklahoma.
Miss Bessie Bumham, or Manhattan,
formerly of Topeka, is in the city spend
ing the week with Miss Edith Ott.
Mrs. Roberts and daughters. Edith and
Madge, are visiting Mrs. Fisher and
daughter Rhoda before leaving for their
new home in Old Mexico.
Mrs. W. T. Branstrup of Indianapolis,
is spending this week with Mrs. John
Sargent at 225 Clay street.
Mrs. Lizzie Wooster of Portsmouth.
Ohio, is visiting her sister at 509 Harri
son street.
About 20 of the society young people
are planning a picnic for Wednesday af
ternoon at Calhoun Bluffs. They will
take their supper and go about 4 o'clock
and return in the cool of the evening.
Lathrop Gay has returned from Old
Mexica and is very ill with mountain
fever at the Throop hotel.
The marriage of Mr. John Lomberg of
Merlden to Miss Belle Bowen was sol
emnized by Rev. Mr. Jackson at the
Carter Harrison, of Chicago.
Discussed as Democratic
residence of the groom In Meriden, Mon
day night An elegant wedding supper
was enjoyed by the many friends of the
couple who attended the event from
Meriden and To;.eka.
Interest Taken in Proposed 'Washburn
Macadam Road.
T. J. Anderson, secretary of the Com
mercial club, who has been in corres
pondence with the good roads bureau at
Washington, received the following let
ter from M. O. Eldridge, acting direc
tor: "Mr. T. J. Anderson:
"Dear Sir: I have your kind favor of
June 27 which is received in Mr.Dodge's
absence. We are glad to hear that you
have raised the money to build a mile
and a half of road and that you are
represented at the Port Huron conven
tion. "This office will be very glad to co
operate with you in the construction of
this road to the extent of furnishing an
expert to see that It is properly done.
We might also secure the loan of any
machinery which you need and which
you do not' have on hand. Kindly give
us the particulars in reference to the
construction, especially as to the mater
ials and methods of construction you
think would be advisable. Hoping to be
of future service and to hear from you
again at an earlv date, I remain, very
truly yours. (Signed)
Mr. Anderson in answering the above
letter explained that it was hoped that
a good roads convention could be ar
ranged for during the last week in Sep
tember at which time delegates would
be invited from all over the state to
witness the work. The object is to make
the first experiment an unqualified suc
cess and thus start a work of never
ending good.
efusal to Unload Delayed Cattle is
The Missouri Pacific railroad company
today sent a check for $11,800 to the cir
cuit court to settle the case of J. Q.
Richards against the Missouri Pacific
railroad company. The case was' ap
pealed from Butler county, where a de
cision against the company was ob
tained for that amount.
The case is of great interest to stock
men, and grew out of a delay in the
delivery of stock by the railroad.
Mr. Richards, whose home is in Texas,
shipped a train of cattle from Texas
to Reece, Kan. The shipment was made
via Wichita and the train went east
from there over the Missouri Pacific.
The bridge west of Reece was burned,
and the train was unable to proceed.
The cattle were not unloaded, although
the men in charge of them asked the
company to do so, stating1 that they
would take charge of them, provided
the company would be responsible for
the damage in unloading. This the com
pany refused to do, and the cattle were
kept in the cars over forty hours
twelve hours longer than the limit speci
fied by law. A number of the cattle
died and suit was brought for Jlo.ooo.
Mr. Richards secured judgment in the
lower court for $11,806, and the company
appealed .the case, which they now de
sire to settle without further litigation.
Harry Bone and S. C. Cowan were the
attorneys for Mr. Richards, while
Colonel Richards of Fort Scott handled
the case for the company.
Horse Thief Kills One of a Team and
Abandons the Other.
A telejrram was received at police
headquarters yesterday from Paxico,
asking that a lookout be kept for a
sorrel team, one horse blazed face", and
a center spring top buggy. The outfit
had been hired from a livery stable
there and had iot been returned. Yes
terday Sergeant Betts heard of a simi
lar rig and went out to the end of Grand
avenue, where it had been reported. He
found a buggy and a sortel mare in
charge of a colored man named James
Clark, who said that a man driving the
rig had told him to take cai'e of it until
he returned. He said the horse had died
and the man was unable to go farther.
Sergeant Betts was obliged to hunt for
the dead horse, and found that he had
a blazed face. He then brought the out
fit in and notified the man in Paxico, who
came this afternoon to claim his prop
erty. The horse had been driven to
death. Nothing has been heard of the
man who drove the rig.
Jointists Arrested.
Mike Thompson, Frank Murphy and
Larry Shehan were arrested yesterday
on the charge of selling liquor, but no
liquor was found in any of their places.
They had probably been notified in time
to move their stocks. They gave bond
and will be tried July 10. This is the
fourth arrest for Thompson and the
third for Shehan on the same charge.
The Oregon Again Afloat.
Shanghai, Monday. July 2 The United
States battleship Oregon, which ran
ashore off the island, of Hoo Ke in the
Miao Tao group 35 miles northeast of
Che Foo, June 28, has been floated off
and is expected to reach Port Arthur.
Death From Heat.
Chicago, July 3. One death and two
prostrations as a result of the heat
were reported up to noon here today.
Candidate For Vice President.
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Drug-gists' Liquor Sales Indicate an
Increase of Joints.
Either the dry are going thirsty or the
joints are supplying the demand, accord
ing to the June returns of liquor sales by
the druggists for the total for the month
just passed was 5.289. while for May the
sales reported numbered 6,148.
The sales for the past month were 859
less than for May, but more than for
other months. The total for April was
3.956 and for March 2.692. The following
are the sales reported for May and June:
Name. May. June.
G. P. Pierce 55 120
L. S. Wolverton 138 114
A. T. Waggoner 80 68
J. W. Oish 132 143
G. W. Stansfield 58 43
E. B. Walker 47 39
M. Weightman 65 54
A. H. Merrill 57 107
A. C. Klingaman 292 200
W. D. Woodford 88 74
W. H. Wilson 89 81
Chas. W. Kohl 140 130
E. T. Sim 466 360
A. W. Lacey 122 60
W. M, Miller 146 165
Frank Hobart 198 143
A. O. Rosser 83 58
Lee Jones 124 116
O. A. Keene 173 1
T. B. Wallace - 260 235
W. A. Karr 239 . 17
B. A. Barrett 3
Rowley & Snow 238 lso
M. A. Funchess 126 162
Arnold rrug Co 128 SS
W. H. Gunther 2' VS
Swift & Holliday 107 100
A. H. Marshall 196 MS
Gibraltar Drug Co 80 J9
H. H. Keith .. 295 2"0
A. S. Hatch 400 300
R. W. Squires 2:M 158
W. F. Lake 3l 184
B. F. Sim 400 21
Flad & Grubb 110 JO
A. S. Kane & Co 78 . 75
Young & Petro 24 30
Wm. Page M
6,148 5,2S9
Hubbard Matthews Turns Out to Be
the Wrong Person. .
It was discovered today, when the
city marshal from Tecumseh. O. 1 ,.
arrived, that Hubbard Matthews, the
nero who had been arrested under
the supposition that he was the man
who had killed two men in Oklahoma,
was not the rarty wanted. In fact,
he did not look in the least like the
murderer, for he is colored, while the
Oklahoma killer is a white man.
Marshal Lawson was out of humor
over his fruitless trip, but said that it
was due to a misunderstanding in the
correspondence. The man he wants is
Bob Christian, a member of the notori
ous Christian family of Oklahoma.
Christian has killed several officers, and
his brother. Bill, has an equally bad
record. Neither nor the officers here
had mentioned the color of the man
in their corresponder e. Had they done
so the arrest would not have been made
and the marshal would have been saved
a useless trip. Officers Gilmore and
Hendricks were positive they had the
right man, and circumstances seemed
to give color to their theory.
"Weather Bureau Predictions The
Kecord Por June.
Observer Jennings makes the an
nouncement officially today that
Wednesday will be the glorious Fourth
of July and be hot enough to suit the
most fastidious Hottentot.
The forecast is "Fair tonight and
Wednesday. Continued high tempera
ture." It is hoped that the usual bom
bardment will bring a cooling shower
but the youngsters of all ages who shoot
fire crackers and watch the balloons
go up hope it will not rain. Tradition
has it. that there will be rain. Today
would be unbearably hot but for the
sixteen-mile wind blowing from the
southwest and bringing up perhaps a
little coolness from the Gulf or the salt
marshes of Hutchinson. The minimum
temperature today was 76, and the tem
perature at 11 o'clock was 87.
Monday the mimimum was 76 and the
maximum 90.
The report for June shows the mean
temperature to be 74, while the mean
temperature for the month in the fol
lowing vears was as follows:
1SS7, 75: 1SS8. 72; 1889, 69; 1890, 76: 1S91,
71- 1892, 75: 1893, 73; 1894, 75; 1895, 73:
1896, 73; 1S97, 75; 1S98, 76; 1.899, 74; 1900,
The highest temperature was 101, on
the 27th. and the lowest 64, on the 3d.
The greatest 'daily range was 35. The
total precipitation was 2.54 inches. The
following shows the precipitation for the
month in previous years:
1887 9 57: 1888, 9.14; 1889. 3.08; 1890, 1.60;
1S91 10.50; 1892, 0.73; 1893, 5.40; 1894, 7.05;
1895. 2.79; 1S96. 3.19: 1897, 7.82; 1898, 2.65;
1SU9, 4.21; 1900. 2.54.
The Khedive Visits London.
London, July 3. The khedive paid a
state visit to the city this afternoon and
lunched at the Guild hall after the wel
coming ceremonies had been carried out
in the art gallery. The. arrival of the
khedive was signalled by the pealing of
bells and fan fares of trumpets. An
address, enclosed in a gold casket, was
presented by the lord mayor, Mr. A. J.
Buffalo Reaches Port Said.
Port Said. July 3. The United States
training ship Buffalo, on her way to
Manila, arrived here today.
Denver Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and
Return $19.00 via Santa Pa
Tickets on sale June 21, July 7, 8, 9,
10, 18 and Aug. 18. Stopovers allowed
between Pueblo and Denver enabling
one to stop at Colorado Springs. Final
limit of ticket October 31st. See T. L.
King, agent, for particulars.
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 have six other trains daily
between Kansas City and Topeka.
Tickets on sale July 2, 3 and 4. Good
returning July 9.
Denver, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and
Return $19.00 via Santa Fe.
Tickets on sale June 21, July 7, 8, 9,
10, 18 and Aug. IS. Stopovers allowed
between Pueblo and Denver enabling
one to stop at Colorado Springs. Final
limit of ticket October 31st. See T. I
King, agent, for particulars.
Tourist Rates to Colorado and TT tab
Tickets will be sold from points of
Missouri Pacific to Denver, Colorado
Springs and Pueblo, Colo., and Salt
Lake and Ogden, Utah, June 1st to Sep
tember 15th, at greatly reduced rates.
See nearest ticket agent or write
H. C. TOWNSEND, G. P. & T. A..
St. Louis. Mo.
F. E. NIPPS. Agent.
Topeka, Kansas.
The Union Pacific ha-e arranged for
extra equipment on all trains for Kan
sas City July 4th and special train will
leave Kansas City for Salina at 11 p. m.
in addition to usual evening trains.
Items Intended for this column should
be left with the Kimball Printiiff com
pany. $35 Kansas avenue.
The Keystone Bakery for Ice cream
Mr. Mark Putnam went to Kansas
City today.
C. S. Gillispie Is spending a short
time in Kansas City.
Mrs. Frank Hamilton left Saturday
for a visit to Colorado.
C. E. Jordan came in this morning
from a trip to Oklahoma.
The Keystone Bakery, 815 N. Kansas
avenue, for the best fresh bread.
Samuel Kimble has returned to his
home in Manhattan after a short stay
in Topeka.
James M. Roundtree of Nashville, I1L,
is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. Betts.
Rev. Stanton dinger of Carson, Iowa,
is the guest of his mother, Mrs. Olinger
of Topeka avenue.
Mrs. Joe Davles and children. Ruby
and John, of 920 Monroe street, have
gone to Maple Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Sechler will leave
tomorrow for Mammoth Springs, Ark.,
for a month's visit.
R. W. Blair, attorney for the Union
Pacific road, went to Kansas City today
to help save the country.
Congressman Curtis and sister. Miss
Dollie, left yesterday for a stay of sev
eral weeks at the northern lakes.
Mr. Herbert McFail of Solomon City,
Kan., was visiting in Topeka yesterday,
the guest of C. J. Nelson and family of
Van Buren street.
All the dry goods, shoe and clothing
stores of this side have agreed to close
all day tomorrow, but will remain open
a short time this evening.
Mrs. Ed Speer and little daughters,
Pauline and Evelyn, accompanied by
Mrs. Speer's sister, Miss Alberta Mc
Carty, left this afternoon for Kansas
Misses Maud Myers, Harriet Staples,
Bessie Henry, Messrs. Herbert French,
Charles Hutchinson and Fred Machett
will spend the Fourth picnicking at Sil
ver Lake.
Judge R. Boyd, who has been in Kan
sas looking after his property Interests
will leave tomorow for his home in
London, Ky. While in Topeka Judge
Boyd registered at the Union Pacific
The Gem Bakery. 815 N. Kansas ave
nue, has changed hands and name.
Known now as the Keystone. We try
to be up-to-date in everything, especi
ally our goods, and believe we can con
vince you if you will call.
Miss Edna Pitts returned today from
a visit of three weeks to Birmingham,
Ala. She was accompanied by her
brothers, John and Benjamin Pitts who
will make an extended visit there to
their sister, Mrs. John Spear.
The Tenement House Fire Gets
in Its Deadly Work.
New York. July 3. Fire In the
crowded tenements No. 127 to 131 Adams
street, Hoboken early today caused a
loss of 12 lives. Up to noon four of the
bodies had not been identified.
Three were bodies of men and one was
that of a girl about 16 years old. The
names of the identified dead follow:
AUGUST BEN DEL. aged 25.
ELLA WINKLER, 1 year old.
CHAS. WINKLER, 11 years.
WM. WINKLER. 5 years.
Out of the nine members of the Wink
ler family, but four were saved, Mr. and
Mrs. Winkler and their two children,
John and Martha an infant.
Mrs. Winkler was badly burned while
clinging to her infant. Her husband
had to drag her and the infant through
a window to save their lives.
The building was a frame structure,
three stories high and several families
lived on each floor. When the flames
started they burned rapidly and the
firemen could do little either to extin
guish the fire or to save life.
Santa Fe Formally Acquires the C. S.
F. & C. Road.
Chicago. July 3 The Atchison, To
peka and Santa Fe railway company
has filed for record in the office of the
recorder of Cook county a mortgage for
5,000.000, made by the Chicago, Santa
Fe and California railway company.
This company is one of the subsidiary
lines of the Santa Fe system, which
runs through Illinois, Iowa and Mis
souri. At the same time a deed of the Chi
cago. Santa Fe and California railway
company was filed for record, convey
ing to the Atchison, Topeka and Santa
Fe railway company all the property
of the Chicago, Santa Fe and California
railway company. The execution of the
conveyance and the mortgage are mere
ly a step in carrying out the policy of
vesting all the subsidiary lines of the
Atchison company in the parent com
pany. No new Indebtedness is created,
Roasts a Prominent Englishman in
His Paper.
London, July 3. Mr. William Wal
dorf Astof has set all London talking
by publishing in his own paper, the Pall
Mall Gazette, the following paragraph:
"We desire to make known that the
presence of Captain Sir Berkeley Miln
of the Naval and Military Club Pica
dilly, at Mr. Astor's concert last Thurs
day evening, was uninvited."
As Captain Miln is one of the most
distinguished naval officers and a mem
ber of the best clubs and a former com
mander of the royal yacht OBborn, no
end of speculation has been caused by
this remarkable announcement. The
Astor concert was largely attended, and
those questioned by a representative of
the Associated Press did not notice Cap-
tain Miln. But, so far as can be learned,
nothing occurred during the entertain
ment to justify Mr. Astor's present ac
tion. Decorating McEinley Residence.
Canton, O., July 3. Decorators began
on the McKinley residence today. A
liberal display of bunting and flags will
be made at the private home of the
chief executive. Many townsmen and
old acquaintances paid their respects
during the forenoon.
General Snyman Captured.
New York. July 3. A dispatch from
London reports the capture near Lichten
berg of General Snyman, who besieged
Mafeking, and an important Boer com
mander. Many a chap who is regarded as a
good story teller at his club fails utter
ly when he gets home to his wife.
When It comes to finding out who a
girl's favorite actors are. her chiffonier
is usually a bureau of information.
Glorious 4th.
July 4th, Open till 12 Noon.
"X Skin of Besory I s Joy Forever."
rurlliw a well aa Beautifies Uis blun-Nt
other cosmeilo will do it.
FsTUiwst Ta,
Pimp. KreeA.
le,M3lh Patch.
s. Hash aoJ
Skin dtMmuea,
ui every Mem.
lsti on benatr,
and defies de
teeiion. Ic baa
aiood the teatuf
frj years, and Is
po harmloas w
taste If to b
sure It Is prop
erty made. -Accept
no counter
feit of similar
names. lr. L.
avre said to a lady of the hut-ton ( a pa
tient): "As you ladles will ue lliein. l recmn
mend 'Gouraud's Cream' as the least harmful
of all skin preparations." For sa: by all
Druggists and fraucy Goods 1 lealers In the U.
8.. Canada, and hurope. FKBD. 1. HOPh.Ui
Frap'r. 87 Great Joue bk. N. Y.
Home Industry.
That you have a Pickle and a Tabl
Condiment Factory in your own city?
That it is the larg-est Factory of lt
kind, west of the riverT
That they spend thousands of dol
lars every yeux for help?
That they spend thousands of dol
lars every year for cucumbers, cau
liflower, beans, peppers and other
That all this money Is spent ajtmln
right here at home and why don't
you help build up thia Home Indus
try by buying the products of the
Luxuries made by
Joe Williams, stenographer for Super
intendent lxlan, is reported quite ill.
He has been taken to Axtell hospital.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
of Labette county was organized in 1S74
and Is the oldest railroad brotherhood
in the state.
Dispatcher L W. Finfrock has been
granted a leave of absence, and in com
pany with his son Karl, will soon leave
for Denver to spend a few weeks pleas
ure and health seeking.
A message has been received from
Fireman Harry Smith, who was called
to Zanesville by the serious illness of
his mother, stating that she was soma
better, and that hopes were now enter
tained that she would ultimately re
cover. -
J. A. May berry, who has for many
years been in charge of the oil room of
the Santa Fe in Newton, resigned hla
position. Jack will be missed from the
post he has occupied so long and faith
fully, and it is a matter of regret V
his superior officers that he has re
signed.. Ill health compelled him to give
up the situation.
Conductor Robert Dowell has return
ed from a pleasure trip north.
Kngineer Andy Zook went to the To
peka hospital this morning with stom
ach trouble.
The Santa Fe next week will begin
building new and up-to-date stock
yards at Woodward.
Conductor Pat Curtin is In Kansas
City to stay until after the Democratic
national convention.
Fireman Harry Richmond's wife and
little boy arrived last night from Lodi,
Conductors Dowell and Kimball and
Express Messenger Maxwell left Sun
day for Kansas City to attend the Dem
ocratic convention.
W. J. Black of the Santa Fe has sent
circular letters to agents in southern
Kansas, requesting them to secure
photographs of the wheat fields before
and after harvest, pictures of binders,
headers and threshers at work. etc. H
wants them for the use of a big news
syndicate for whom a story is being
prepared of how the wheat crop us
raised and harvested in Kansas.
Sirs. Blaine's School Opens.
Chicago, July 3. The summer school In
connection with the Clilcaso Institute, the
academic and pedagogic school, endowed
by Mrs. Emmons Blaine, was formally
opened today by President Parker. Mora
than 400 teachers and students have rotr
istered. The McCormirk theological sem
inary will be used for the purposes of the
summer school until such time as the per
manent buildings are erected.
Death, of Charles Bockman.
New York. July 3. The death is an
nounced at Stony Ford. N. Y.. of Charles
Bockman, the famous horse-breeder, aged
7 years.
Hew Life
Strength begins at the stomach. To
put the digestive organs in perfect work
ing order, there is nothing better thtui
Hoetetter'a Stomach Bitters. It re(
lates the bowels, promotes secretion
the gastric juices, and cures CONSTI
and BILIOUSNESS, as well as NEK V
DEBILITY. It is an absolutely reliable
remedy, backed bv a FUbstanttal record
STAMP covers the neck of the bottle.
a sure Ooststter's
cure for i a Stomach

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