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The Topeka state journal. [volume] (Topeka, Kansas) 1892-1980, July 07, 1900, LAST EDITION, Image 4

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JNE does not have
properly cheated. Persons of gumption are
using Ivory Soap, women who have trusted
themselves too near the precipice of false
economy and who can now appreciate the true econo
my in a soap made of pure vegetable oils and other
high-ck.ss ingredients, but made in such quantity as
to brin'g the price within the reach of the very poorest
family. Indeed it is the very poor who most need it, for
they can least afford the extravagance of common soap.
TUcKxa.' .ey and Roosevelt Stand at the
President's Home.
Canton. Ohio, July 7. The home city
of the president yesterday accorded to
his colleague on the Republican national
ticket an ovation almost unprecedented
even in Canton. It would be hard to
eay 'whether citizens of Canton ever
voiced a more demonstrative welcome
to President McKinley or to Governor
Roosevelt, but it may be said with
truth that Canton did not discriminate
In the demonstration, the first occasion
on which the Republican candidates
for president and vice president per
sonally met since the Philadelphia con
vention. Governor Roosevelt arrived in Canton
over the Valley road at half-past five.
His only companions from Cleveland to
Canton were the newspaper men who
have accompanied him on his long trip
to Oklahoma. As the governor alighted
from the train whistles blew and can
non boomed and an immense crowd
gathered about the station and gave
him a mighty cheer of welcome. The
president's secretary, Geo. B. Corteiyou,
was the first person to meet him as he
stepped from the platform. Carriages
were in waiting. All along the line
from the station to tne Mottiniey resi
dence nearly a mile, the streets were
lined with people, and Governor Roose
velt was kept busy bowing his ac
knowledgments to the acclaims of the
people of Canton. A brass band giving
forth patriotic airs led the procession.
The carriage in which Governor Roose
velt rode was surrounded with small
boys shouting at the highest pitch of
their voices, and by bicyclists, who
seemed anxious to feast their eyes on
the sight of the rough rider. The yard
of the McKinley residence and the
streets adjacent were literally packed
with humanity when the governor
alighted from his carriage and walked
briskly toward the house. Then a tre
mendous cheer burst forth from the as
sembled multitude. President McKinley
was standing on the porch waiting with
outstretched hands to greet his associ
ate on the national ticket.
When they shook hands the scene was
Inspiring indeed. The assemblage was
clamorous for speeches, and when some
thing like quiet was restored the presi
dent introduced Governor Roosevelt in
the following words:
"I cannot express the pleasure it has
given me to see the enthusiastic wel
come my fellow citizens have given to
Governor Roosevelt and I now have the
pleasure of presenting him to you."
The governor spoke but a few words,
but his voice rang clear and loud and
the great crowd had no difficulty in
bearing him. He said:
"My feilow citizens: I thank you most
cordially for the way you have come
forward to greet me. I know that none
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writes Mrs. Josie E. Clark, of Enterprise,
Shelby Co., Mo. "I had despaired of ever fret
ting well. I had been in bed health for twelve
vears. Had aches ail through me. iiurab haui-s,
coM feet. an-', everything I ate ditre??ed me;
ho we1. constituted, "was vrrv nervous, depressed
jmd ienondent. When I first wrote to you I
thought' I could never be cured. I have taken
fix bottles of Ir. Pierce Golden Medical Dis
" coverv. and ray health is now good. You have
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If the bowels are irregular they can be
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gumption till one has been
of you, least of all my old comrades
here, will grudge my saying that I
thank particularly those who wear the
buttons that show they fought in the
great war. (Applause).
"I cannot say how I appreciate this,
coming as it does from the townsmen of
the president who is now in a peculiar
sense my leader and whom I shall fol
low and support with every ounce of
strength that there is in me, and, at
least, there is to be said for our side
that we know what we believe. In Kan
sas City they have had a little difficulty
in finding out what they believe. I see
by the papers that they had some diffi
culty, extending finally to a vote of 27
to 25, in putting in free silver. Now we
believe with all our faith in a dollar
worth a hundred cents. Apparently
they have 62 per cent of faith in a 48
cent dollar. I do not intend to do more
this afternoon than again to thank you
most cordially, and to say that I appre
ciate what this greeting means, coming
as it does from the home of the presi
dent. "I shall try to show myself not
wholly unworthy of the way you have
rhet me this afternoon."
The president then retired into the
house, but the crowd was not satis
fied. The demands for McKinley were
so persistent that at length he stepped
out again upon the porch. A great
cheer went up, which he silenced with
a wave of his hand.
"I only appear," said the president,
"that I may say to you that I am go
ing to be with you most of the sum
mer." Cheers and laughter followed
this femark of the president, and the
crowd soon after broke up. At dinner
the only guests at the McKinley resi
dence besides the regular household
were Governor Roosevelt and Judge and
Airs. Day.
President McKinley and Governor
Roosevelt were in conference most of
the evening, but nothing could be
learned of the matters discussed. The
governor left for New York at 10:50.
"I am going direct to Oyster Bay to
morrow afternoon," he said, "and we
ate going to have some fireworks, a
sort of belated Fourth of July for the
Governor Roosevelt refused to discuss
the Kansas City platform or the can
If You "Want a House You Can Get
One Cheap This Afternoon.
Tlie auction of the houses east of the
Santa F"e car shops this afternoon marks
the first step toward the new Santa Fe
shop improvements. Almost as soon as
the buildings are removed, the Santa Fe
company will be ready to start work on
the combined blacksmith shop and frog
factory. The plans, which are being made
under the direction of Superintendent of
Machinery John Player, will be completed
in a few days and sent to General Man
ager Mudge and Vice President Barr for
The blacksmith shop and frog factory
will be 40 feet long and 80 feet wide. It
will probably be built of steel, although
this is to be definitely passed upon by Mr.
Barr. Yhether the building wili be con
structed by contract or by the Santa Fe
company is a point that has not yet been
Supreme Court Remands Topeka
Broker Case For Trial.
The supreme court today denied the
writ of habeas corpus by which W. L.
Chamberlain sought release from the
proceedings charging him with embez
zlement instituted by J. B. Furry. The
latter brought suit against Chamber
lain, who runs a bucket shop, charging
that between J1.100 and $1,200 deposited
by Furry for the purchase of railroad
stocks had been converted by Chamber
lain to his private use. .
The suits began in the city court, and
Judge McCabe bound Chamberlain over
to the district court. From this Judg
ment he appealed by an application for
a writ of habfas corpus.
The court holds that the issues are
not determinable in a habeas corpus
proceeding ard for this reason the court
is unable to determine the guilt or in
nocence of Chamberlain. The court
states, however, that there is much evi
dence in the case to sustain the conten
tion of Chamberlain, which is that
iTurry did not expect the delivery of
stocks, "that it was a mere gambling
transaction, bucket shopping." How
ever, the court declines to pass -i
the merits of the case In this proceed
ing and refuses the writ.
A Good Cough Medicine.
Many thousands have been restored to
health and happiness bv the use of
Ohiiniberi.iin'F Couuh Remedy. If af
flicied with any throat or lung trouble
five it a trial for It Is certain to prove
beneficiii). Coughs that have resisted all
other treatment for years, have viekled
to this remedy ar.d perfect health been
restored. Cases that seemed hopeless,
that the clirr.at of famous health resorts
failed to benefit, have been permanently
cured by Its use. For sale by all drug
gists. Diphtheria relieved In twenty minutes.
Almost miraculous. Dr. Thomas' Eclec
tic Oil. At any drug store
Railroads Face to Face With a
Serious Problem.
Freight Equipment Being In
creased as Fast as Possible.
100,000 BOX CARS.
Number Needed to Transport
the Wheat.
Require a Train 800 Miles Long
to Haul Wheat Crop.
What will be the largest wheat crop
Kansas has ever grown Is being har
vested. The railroads are , making ex
tensive preparations to handle the crop.
The Rock Island by August 15 will have
built 2,500 new boxcars which will go to
swell the equipment and be used in the
work of transporting the Immense
wheat crop to the markets.
Other roads have been just as busy
but it Is anticipated that with all the
extra equipment the roads will experi
ence great difficulty in handling the
grain which will be offered them for
The wheat crop for this year In Kan
sas is estimated at least a hundred mil
lion bushels. The average freight car Is
40 feet long. To handle this crop it will
be necessary to use a hundred thousand
cars. The magnitude of the crop may be
clearly understood when it is known
that If it were all loaded and made in
one train the string of boxcars would
reach a distance of over 800 miles, or
from Topeka to Salt Lake City, or twice
across the state of Kansas, or about 15
times the distance from Topeka to Kan
sas City.
A train load consists of about 23 car
loads. Figuring a train load at this
number there would be something over
4.000 train loads. Should this be divided
up evenly between the four roads and
each road ran five wheat trains per day
it would take. 250 days for the four
roads to get this crop out of the state.
Should the weather prove as favorable
to the corn crop until the crop is made,
as it has up till this time, this year's
crop will equal if not exceed last year's
crop. That was over two hundred mil
lion bushels. Should the railroads each
haul five train loads of corn every day,
about 600 days would be required to
handle the corn. So it may readily be
seen that the railroads are face to face
with a serious problem when it comes
to planning for the movement of grain.
Kansas has this year the largest crop
in her history. The largest wheat crop
previous to this year was in 1S92 when
something over 74 million bushels were
raised. The next largest crop was in
1S?8 when the amount was over 60 mil
lion bushels. In 1892 the value of the
crop was estimated at $40,691,762.03 and
in 1898 at $32,937,004.28. This year if the
prices remain up, and they have every
prospect of doing so, the value of the
wheat crop will be something like from
tO to 100 million dollars.
Last year the state of Kansas ranked
fifth in the amount of Wheat raised but
it is quite probable that when the re
turns are in this year that it will be
found that Kansas will be found at the
top of the column.
Kansas has 105 counties. Fifty per
cent of the wheat will be from 15 of
these counties. They are Sumner, Bar
ton, McPherson, Rice, Rush, Pawnee,
Russell. Sedgwick, Salina, Stafford,
Reno, Mitchell, Ellsworth and Harper.
Wheat has not been damaged to any
extent this year by insects. A new bug
has been discovered In the wheat but it
has done no harm as, yet.
North Topeka Baptist church, corner
Laurent and Harrison streets. Rev. W.
B. Hutchinson, pastor Services at 11 a.
m. and 8 p. m. The morning sermon
will be especially addressed to the chil
dren. Subject, "The Boy Who Lived in
a Church;" evening subject, "TheGreat
est Human Victory."
Second United Presbyterian church,
Bennett's Flats. West Twelfth street
Preaching by Rev. J. P. White at 11 a.
m. and 8 p. m. Subject in the morning,
"In Rememberance of Me," I Cor. 11:25;
evening subject, "At His Feet," Luke
7:38. Sabbath school at 10 a. m. Toung
People's meeting at 7 o'clock. Com
munion service after the morning ser
mon. Divine Science Hall, 623 Quincy street,
LeRoy Moore, leader Sunday school at
10 a. m. Services at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
Morning subject, "Truth;" evening sub
ject, "Perfect Trust." Tuesday evening
services as usual.
First Church of Christ, Scientist, cor
ner Huntoon and Polk streets Services
at 11 a. m. Subject, "Life." Sunday
school at 12 m.
Grace Cathedral, bishop, the Right
Rev. Frank R. Millspaugh, D. D.; dean,
the Very Rev. John W. Sykes; canon,
the Rev. Maurice J. Bywater. 7:30 a.
m., Holy Communion; 9:30 a. m., Sun
day school; 11, morning prayer, Litany;
sermonby Very Rev. John W. Sykes;
no evening service.
Good Shepherd, North Topeka 9:45
Sunday school; 11 a. m., morning prayer;
no evening service.
St. Simons, corner Seventh and West
ern avenue 9:45 Sunday school; 4:30
evening prayer and sermon.
Calvary Mission 9:45 a, m.. Sunday
school; 11 a. m., morning prayer and
, First United Presbyterian, corner of
Eighth and Topeka avenue. Rev. M. F.
Offers Some Valuable Advice -Every
Readier Interested
Perhaps the reader Is a "doubting
Thomas," for Topeka is full of them.
Doubt, as a rule, leads to investigation,
and, as "Doubting Thomas" will not
accept as facts a long statement giving
particulars of some incredible cure on
the other side of the continent, he is
asked to Investigate the following testi
mony of a. local citizen.
Mrs. E. W. Griggs. No, 815V. Monroe
St., says: "I suffered with Kidney com
plaint for two or three years, had a pain
across the small of my back and a
constant heavy bearing down feeling
which was very annoying, to say the
least. I took different remedies but they
did not do me muclf good. When I
noticed Doan's Kidney Pills advertised
I w?nt to Rowley & Snow's drug store,
corner of Sixth St. and Kansas Ave.,
and got a box. Before I finished It the
pain left my back, and there has been
no return of it up to date."
Doan's Kidney Pills for sale by all
dealers. Price 5Ac. Mailed by Foster
Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. T., sole agents
for the U. S.
Remember the name, Doan's, and take
no substitute.
McKlrahan. pastor Preaching tomor
row at 11 o'clock on "Love Fulfilling the
Law," and at 8 o'clock on "Our Need of
Eacfi Other." Sabbath school at 12:15.
Miss Maude Pattison will lead the C. E.
at 7 o'clock.
Central Congregational ehurch, Hun
toon and Buchanan streets. Frank H.
Allen, pastor in charge. Sunday school,
9:45 a. m. ; service with sermon at 11
a. m. Junior Christian Endeavor, 3 p.
m. ; intermediate at 4, and senior at 7.
There will be a union meeting of
the Temperance union, addressed by
Prof. Klrkpatrick, at 8 p m.
The Church of Spiritualism will hold
its regular conference meetings Sunday
at 2:30 p. rn., at Lincoln Post hall, and
at 8 p. m. a lecture will be given by
Mrs. Laura B. Payne, subject, "The
Everlasting Gospel." Tests by Mrs.
Inez Wagner. The quarterly business
meeting of the Church of Spiritualism
will be held at Lincoln Post hall, Sun
day, at 4 d. m.
Third Christian church, corner .Third
and Lake streets. F. E. Mallory, mln.
ister. Preaching at 10:45 a. m. and 8
p. m. Morning subject, "The Parables
of Christ"; evening subject, "The Man
with a Low Aim."
First Presbyterian ehurch. Morning
The Rev. Mr. Warren C. Sherman, of
Sacramento, Cal., will preach. There
will also be baptism of infants. Even
ing The pastor. Rev. J. D. Counter
mine, D. D., will preach on "The Church
of Christ the Home and the Hope of the
Free." Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.; ju
nior Endeavor, 3 p. m.; senior and in
termediate Endeavor, 6:30 p. m.
First Congregational church. Rev,
Dr. Fisk, pastor. Sunday school. 9:45
a. m 11 a. m.( "The Gospel of Work,
and the Gospel of Rest." 6:45 p, m.,
Christian Endeavor. 8 p. m., "The Ele
ment of Permanence in Heaven and
First Unitarian church. Services at
11 a. m., with sermon by the minister.
Rev. Abram Wyman. Subject, "Spirit
ual Attractions." Sunday school at 10
a. m.
United Brethren church announce
ments Services are held in the church
at the corner of Twelfth and Quincy
streets. 10 a. m. Sunday school. 11 a.
m. preaching services. 3:30 p. m. Junior
Y. P. C. U. 7 p. m. Senior Y. P. C. U.
meeting. 8 p. m. J. B. Carroll will talk
on "Our Duties to Our Brother."
First Christian church on Topeka
avenue between Sixth and Seventh
streets, F. W. Emerson pastor Bible
school 9.45 a. m. Y. P. S. C. E. 6:45 p. m.
Preaching services at 11 a, m. and 8
p. m.
First Methodist Episcopal church, J.
T. McFarland, D. D., pastor Class
meetings 9:30 a. m. Junior League 10 a.
m. Preaching 11 a. m. Subject, "Full
Jeweled Christians." Sunday school 2:30
p. m. Jefferson street branch school
2:45 p. m. Epworth League 6:45 p. m.
Preaching 8 p. m. Subject, "How to Be
gin to be a Christian." Meeting of the
Brotherhood of St. Paul Monday even
ing. Miss Davidson of Highland Park, 111.,
will conduct the meeting at the Y. W.
C. A. rooms, 623 Jackson street on Sun
day at 4:15 p. m. There will be good
Preaching at Dunkard church, Oak
land, Sunday morning at 11 a. m. and
8 p. m. by the Rev. Masterson from Ar
kansas City.
A Brief Review of Important Local
and General Happenings.
Gov. Theodore Roosevelt speaks in
Topeka, but avoids reference to poll
tics. His train Stopped ten minutes
on the way to Rough Riders' reunion in
Oklahoma City.
First train on Santa Fe through line
to San Francisco starts on Sunday.
State Republican free silver conven
tion meets in Topeka and selects del
egates to national convention in Kansas
City. Vice Presidential candidate
Charles A. Towne addressed the con
vention. Santa Fe abandons Coolidge as a di
vision point.
Will of A. V. Autef probated. Es
tate of $50,000 left to relatives.
Waterworks plans completed and or
dered filed. Estimated cost of new
plant, $438,820.20.
Site for new Santa Fe shops for
mally transferred to company by Com
mercial club committee.
C A. Higgins, assistant general pas
senger agent of Santa Fe, dies in Chi
cago. W. S. Moore has " his pockets picked
of $825 during a crush at the Santa Fe
Four thousand people go to Kansas
City from Topeka July 4.
Noble L. Prentis stricken with pa
ralysis while visiting his sister at La
harp, 111. It is reported that he can
not recover.
Order of Railway Telegraphers adjust
grievances against Santa Fe and go
Councilman Warner estimates cost of
improving old water plant at $100,000.
Census of 1900 shows Topeka's popu
lation is 33,600, a gain of 2,600 over" last
Oovernor Roosevelt attends the
Ron .Th Riders' reunion at Oklahoma
City, making many speeches en route.
Docks of North German Lloyd Steam
Ship company at Hoboken, N. J., burn
ed. Three ocean steamers lost with car
goes; 200 persons drowned and many in
jured by fire.
The name of Chas. M. Sheldon of To
peka placed on the Christian party tick
et for vice president.
Reservoir bursts at Grand Rapids,
Mich., doing great damage to property.
Prominent editors ask Bryan to drop
the 16 to 1 plank.
Two persons killed and 20 injured in a
wreck near Butte, Montana.
W. E. Winner goes into voluntary
bankruptcy, with liabilities of $1,000,000.
Statue of George Washington unveiled
at Paris.
Strike of St. Louis street car men de
clared off.
Rev. Chas. M. Sheldon declines to ac
cept nomination for vice president.
Democratic national convention meets
in Kansas City and nominates William
J. Bryan for president, and Adlai E.
Stevenson for vice president.
Six persons killed and many injured
by an explosion of gasoline tank at
Parkersville, Virginia.
Report comes that every foreigner In
Pekin has been killed.
Tien Tsin becomss untenable to the
allied forces.
An imperial decree issued from the
Chinese capital urging people every
where to take up arms and exterminate
the foreigners.
An excursion car at Tacoma, Wn.,
tumbles SO feet Into a gulch, killing 42
people and injuring others.
American monument to Lafayette un
veiled at Paris.
First national convention of the Sil
ver Republicans assembles at Kansas
City, and nominates Bryan for presi
dent. Frince Tuan, the new ruler of China
forces the emperor and empress dow
ager to take poison. The emperor is
dead and the empress dowager is in
sane. Works of the Standard Oil company
at Bayonne, N. J., destroyed by fire.
Thirty persons kill and 1,325 injured
while celebrating the Fourth of July in
the United States.
Five thousand Christians reported to
have been butchered in. Pekin.
Noble L. Prentis stricken with para
lysis while visiting; his sister at La
Harpe, 111.
Webster DaVis renounces allegiance
to the Republican party and Joins the
Governor Roosevelt visits Mark Han
na and President McKinley.
Oom Paul declares he wUl fight as
long as he has 500 men.
A number of expeditions prepare to
start in search of Andree, the lost Arctic
Water Works Controversy is
Nearly Adjusted.
There Is & prospect that the -water
question has ac last been put on the
road to a speedy solution. The water
committee, composed of Councilmen
Hughes, Warner and Chaney, met with
President Street and Manager O'Neal
of the Topeka Water company Friday
afternoon, and after talking over the
matter of buying the plant, Mr. Street
dictated the following:
"Topeka, July 6, 1900,
"At a meeting of the water committee
of the city of Topeka and the president
and manager of the Topeka Water
company, held at the office of the
mayor, to confer upon the subject of
the sale of the plant of the Topeka
Water company to the city of Topeka,
it was suggested that the city of To
peka should nominate a competent
hydraulic engineer to meet a competent
hydraulic engineer to be selected by the
water company for the purpose of as
certaining the fair and equitable value
of the property of the Topeka Water
"In event the engineers being unable
to agree upon a price it was suggested
that they be authorized to select the
third engineer -after having first noti
fied and counseled with the officers of
the city of Topeka and the officers of
the water" company, the three engineers
to then make a report of their findings.
It is understood that this suggestion
is not binding upon the waterworks
committee until it has been approved
by the council, and it Is not binding
upon the water company until it has
been approved by the board of direct
ors, which approval or disapproval
shall be made by both parties not later
than August 1.
"If a price is agreed upon the prop
erty shall be conveyed to the city of
Topeka as soon thereafter as the eity
of Topeka can negotiate its bonds and
the Topeka Water company can con
vey title."
This was acceptable to the water
works committee. The matter was not
definitely settled, however, and a meet
ing was appointed for this morning at
10:30. There was a hitch at this meet
ing, and after discussing Some changes
in the appointment of appraisers the
meeting adjourned to meet again at
1:30. Mr. Street was not satisfied with
the suggestion in regard to the appoint
ment of the appraisers and suggested
that the city choose a number of men
from which the water company would
select one and the w-ater company
would select a number r.f men and the
city would select one. He also wanted
the appraisers to be altogether dis
interested. This was not agreed to, as
it would bar every man in Shawnee
county. The original suggestion made
by President Street last night is the one
the committee desire to have agreed
upon ,and it is probable that it will be
done, as it is fair to both the city and
the water company.
Later1 The waterworks "committee
and President Street of the water com
pany came to an understanding at the
meeting this afternoon. The agreement
is the same as the one proposed last
night by Mr. Street, except that the
Word "ascertaining" is eliminated and
"making a disinterested report as to"
is inserted.
The agreement is tentative and is
more to show good faith than for prac
tical working. It is acceptable to both
parties, as both seem anxious to settle
the question.
Many Bidders For Houses on Santa
Fe Site.
The sale of the houses on the Santa
Fe shop extension site was commenced
at 2 o'clock this afternoon by Auctioneer
John Ashbaugh, who told the people
how the Commercial club is working
to build up the city. He admonished
those present not to bid as if they were
bidding on furniture.
The first house was a five-room cot
tage, which had been the property of
Isabel McGiffen. It was started at $100.
"Going at $100," sang out Ashbaugh.
"Make it $125," shouted some one.
"Bid up; bid up," shouted Ashbaugh.
"Don't be so backward about bidding
in a good cause."
The house was finally knocked down
to F. Fensky for $160.
The second house was a two-room
cottage on the same property. It was
Sold to M. Heery for $95.
Others Prostrated Are in a Serious
Chicago, July 7. A heavy rain storm
last nifcht was the first decided break in
the hot wave. It was declared by the
weather bureau officials, however, to be
only temporary relief, as hot weather is
predicted again for today. The deaths
yesterday due to the heat were twelve,
while the prostrations numbered twenty.
Several of the latter are in a serious con
dition and their recovery Is doubtful.
The dead:
The Shock Killed Him.
Chattanooga, T'enn., July 7. Postoffice
Inspector Bass of this division notified
the inspector in charge by telegram to
day that he had completed an inspec
tion of the postoffice at Gainesville.F a.,
and found the postmaster, James Bell,
short in his accounts to the amount of
$1,400. The shock of the discovery
caused the death of the postmaster.
White Man Tuned Yellow.
Great consternation was felt by the
friends of M. A. Hogarty of Lexington,
Ky., when they saw he was turning yel
low. His skin slowly clianged cnlpr, aiso
his eyes and he suffered terribly. His
maladv wa-s Yellow Jaundice. He was
treated by the best doctors, but without
benefit. Then he whs ad vised to try Elec
tric Eitters. the wonderful Stomach and
Liver remedy; and "he writes: "After tak
ing two bottles I was wholly cured." A
trial proves its matchless merit for
ail Stomach. Liver and Kidney troubles.
Only 50c. Sold by A. T. Waggoner, drug
gist.. r t
Arkansas Republicans.
Little Rock. Ark.. July 7. The Repub
lican state convention met here and
nominated H. I. Remmell.of Little Rock
for governor. The convention decided to
leave the remainder f the state ticket
blank. The convention was one of the
most harmonious in the history of the
state. The platform endorses the plat
form and nominees of the Philadelphia
Tho Oldest Medical College la
Discuss Chinese Situation and How
Many Troops Can be Spared.
Washington, July 7--Gen. Otis arrived
in Washington today from his home in
Rochester, N. T., in answer to - tele
graphic summones from the war de
partment. He called immediately upon
Secretary Root. The general spent the
entire morning in close conference with
Secretary Root, Gen. Miles and Adjutant
General Corbin. ' In answer to an in
quiry as to the nature of his business,
he referred all questioners to the secre
tary of war, but the latter declined to
make any statement on the subject. It
is supposed that the general has been
called to Washington to inform the au
thorities as to the military situation in
the Philippines With special relation to
possibility of calling on the troops there
ofr further reinforcements for the Uni
ted States forces in China. It is known
that General MacArthur is reluctant to
spare any more troops than the one
regiment already taken from him, and
in view of the delay of two months that
would occur before any adequate num
ber of soldiers could be gotten to China
directly from the United States, it may
be decided that the emergency warrants
a change in policy in the Philippines, so
as to secure the needed troops for China
by a temporary contraction of military
force of occupation.
Well Known Society Woman
Succumbs to Surgical
Mrs.H.L.Hall died Friday evening at 10
o'clock, having failed to recover from
the effects of an Operation performed
Thursday. Mrs. Hall's health has been
in a precarious condition for some weeks
but it was believed that the operation
would insure her recovery. The fun
eral will take place Monday morning,
from the residence, 1013 Van Euren
street, at 9 o'clock.
Mrs. Hall was one of the most popular
women in the society circle of young
married people in Topeka. Mr, and Mrs.
Hall have lived in Topeka and moved
in society for nearly 13 years. The pleas
ant disposition and accomplishments of
Mrs. Hall made her warm friends to
whom the news of her death will be a
shock, because it was believed that she
would ultimately recover.
Mrs. Hall was Miss Jessie Snyder of
Albany, N. Y. She was married to Mr.
Hall, the junior member of the Hall
Lithographing firm, at Minneapolis,
Minn., July 13, 1S87, July 13, next Friday,
being the thirteenth wedding anniver
sary. They have lived in Topeka since
a year after their marriage. Mrs. Hall
at the time of her death was 32 years of
age. Mr. Hall and a 10 year old son sur
vive Mrs. Hall.
Mrs. Welton who lives five miles north
of Topeka died this morning. The fun
eral will be held tomorrow morning at
9 o'clock.
Roosevelt Will Start With the
Opening of the Campaign.
Harrisburg, Pa., July 7. Governor
Roosevelt passed through here today on
his way to New York. He said that
he had an exceedingly satisfactory visit
with President McKinley, an under
standing having been reached concern
ing the campaign and just as soon as
the campaign opened he proposed to go
on the stump. Governor Roosevelt in
timated that he was not in the least
afraid of the ticket nominated at Kan
sas City.
A Fire Extinguisher Which, Would
Not Extinguish.
The representative of a fire extin
guisher manufacturing company gave
an exhibition on the state house lawn
this morning with a view to having
the fire extinguisher adopted by the
executive council for use in the state
A large box was built and covered
with oil and tar. The match was
touched to it and immediately the wood
was in flames. The fire spread and
soon the flames were leaping from ten
to fifteen feet in the air. The fire was
allowed to gain a good headway before
an attempt was made to extinguish it.
The chemicals, a preparation which
looks like fine sand, put out the flames
all rifrht. but the embers refused to
quit burning. The demonstrator and
his assistants then got busy with a
hatchet and knives and hacked and
whitted the embers off the boards.
About two hundred persons witnessed
the exhibition.
Republican Campaign to Commence
Month Earlier Than Intended.
Governor Stanley today consented to
entr the campaign on August 1 instead
of September 1, as originally intended.
This was done in response to repeated
requests from the Republican state
From Porto Rico on a Short Visit to
His Home.
New York, July 7. The United States
auxiliary cruiser Mayflower, Comman
der Duncan Kennedy, with the C. H-.
Allen, governor of Porto Rico aboard,
arrived today from San Juan. Governor
Allen is on a brief visit to his home.
He will probably proceed to Washington
this afternoon.
Hanna's Summer Plans.
New Tork, July 7. The Evening Post
says: Senator Hanna has arranged to
come to Eiberon, N. J., on July 20, and
take possession of the Eiberon. N. J.,
cottage of New Jersey Republican State
Chairman rFanklin Murphy, who is now
in Paris as exposition commissioner.
Senator Hanna will occupy the cottage
until September 1. and direct the sum
mer campaign from Eiberon, making
frequent trips to Philadelphia and other
eastern cities.
SEPT. 11, 1900.
The session will .begin Sept. 11,
1900, oontinuing twenty-six weeks.
Men and women are admitted on
equal terms and privileges. The
College has unsurpassed clinical and
teaching1 facilities, thereby com
manding unusual advantages for
obtaining a thorough, practical
medical education.
Classes permit of thorough per
sonal individual instruction. The
College i9 a number of the Associa
tion of American Medical Colleges.
lor Catalogue and information adaress
the secretary,
DR. R. S. MAGEE, Topeka, Kas.
We shall this month make
very close figures on all of the
Piano; we have on oor floor. A
large stoek to select from recent'
ly receive J from the factories,
including- some ntw designs in
Cases of the elegant Sohmef
Call and see us whether Just,
ready to purchase or not.
. Hope to be in a new location
soon with the addition of a full
line of musical merchandise.
515 Kansas Ave.
After Being Thrown From Buggy
Does Not Enow His Name.
J. L. Cole, proprietor of the Metropoli
tan Manufacturing company, was thrown
from a wagon at the corner of Third and
Kansas avenue about noon today and
badly injured. He struck on his head,
and when he regained consciousness, de-
nied that he had a name or a home, and
said he hadn't driven a horse for a year.
He was unconscious for several minutes.
Cole was driving a horse hitched to a
delivery wagon filled with empty barrels.
At Second street a. bolt holding the shaft
on one side broke, letting it drag upon
the pavement. This frightened the ani
mal, and at the corner of Third street the
wagon struck the curbing with sufficient
force to throw Cole to the stone pave
ment. The horse continued south on Kan
sas avenue until opposite the sture of the
Swift & Holliday Drug company, when
he suddenly turned to the right and made
straight for the ,door of the building.
When he struck the sidewalk he slipped
and fell, and was caught before he could
regain his feet.
Mr. Cole lives at the Chief Hotel on
Kansas avenue. It la feared that his brain
is seriously injured.
Temperature Not High But Weather
is Oppressive.
The thermometer did not climb as high
as it might this morning, but It was high
A great many people doubt whether th
government thermometer Is accurate or
not. Yesterday the maximum was &2,
while to the common perwpirtn individual
it seemed at least eight points higher than
that. Up to 11 o'clock this morning the
maximum was 89 and the minimum - 75.
The wind was southwest, blowing 16
miles an hour. The forecaat is "showers
and thunderstorms tonight and possibly
Sunday. Continued high temperature."
Bond of $50 Ordered Forfeited in
District Court.
James Verlln forfeited his bond of $50
In the district court this morning by not
appearing when his case was called.
Verlin was arrested by the police and
found guilty In the police court on the
charge of gambling. He - appealed the
case. Herman Klauer wa-s his bondsman
and will have to pay over the STii). An
alias warrant was issued for Verlln and
he will again be arrested on the same
J. F. Hull is Dying.
Mr. J. F. Hull, proprietor of the Huft
Stove Repair company. Is starving to
death at Christ hospital. Mr. Hull was
taken to the hospital some time ago
suffering from brain fever, and his
mind has become so deranged that he
refuses to take any food. Ail the
nourishment he receives Is forced
through a tube passed through his
nostrils. Mr. Hull's death is only a
question of a short time. His derange
ment of mind is due to acute diabetes.
Denver, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, and
Return $19. OO Tia Santa Fe.
Tickets on sale July 7, 8, ft.
10. IS 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.
The amount of music in a Piano
does not always depend upon the
Srice; oh, no! Lot of music may
e bought for very little money. It
is the case now when we sell mod
ern styles, with all known improve
ments in mechanism, on easy pay
ments, at 225 and 8350. The time
is not very far off when every home
in the Union will be brightened by
a Piano. And the "Time to buy is
hen someone wants to sail." Wt
want to sell. We must introduce
some of these new and moat desir
able instruments. Shall be pleased
to show a variety of makes and
styles to select from.
Crawfor J Opera Boas Building.
Please Remember Free Apollo Re
cital Saturday Night.

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