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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, TUESDAY EVENING, JULY 10, 1900,
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Price $1.00.
WHOLE FAMILY DEAD
As the Result of Sating Toadstools
For Mushrooms.
Uttle Rock. July 10. An entire family of
nine persona have died near Calico Rock,
Marion county, from eating poisonous
toadstools, supposed, to be- mushrooms.
.The victims are:
"W. J. FINK. ae-d 4o.
MRS. MARY I,e FINK, aged 30.
JOHN E. FINK, aged IS.
KKAKLE FINK. aged 13.
SHiEL. FINK. aged XL
VEI.L FINK, aite'd 9.
ROPE LEE FINK, aged 7.
M ELAN FINK, aged 6.
Infant child.
The family ate a hearty dinner, which
included the supposed mushrooms. All
were, taken violently 111 and nona recov
ered. Cure For Cholera Infantum Never
Known to Fail.
During last May an Infant child of our
neighbor was suffering from cholera In
fantum. The doctors had given up all
hopes of recovery. I took a bottle of
Chamberlain's Colic. Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy to the house, telling them
I felt sure it would do good if used ac
cording to directions. In two davs time
the child had fully recovered. The child
is now voguroua and healthy. I have rec
ommended this remedy frequently and
have never known it to fail. Mrs. "Curtis
Raker. Bookwalter, Ohio. Sold by all
druggists.
$20.00
Cincinnati and Return via the Santa
Fe.
Tickets on sale July 10. 11 and 12.
Good leaving Cincinnati as late as Au
gust 10. Account International conven
tion Baptist Young People's Union.
The Best Remedy For Stomach and
Bowel Troubles.
"I have been In the drug business for
twenty years and have sold most all of
the proprietary medicines of anv note
Among the entire list I have never f..unii
anything to equal Chamberlain's Colic.
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy for ali
stomach and bowel troubles,'' says 6. V.
"VVakerield. of Columbus, Ga. "This rem
edy cured two severe cases of cholera
morbus in my family and I have recom
mended and sold hundreds of bottles of it
to my customers to their entire satisfac
tion. It affords j. quick and sure cure in
a pleasant form." For sale by all drug
gists. Tourist Rates to Colorado and Utah.
Tickets will be sold from points of
Missouri Pacific to Denver. Colorado
Springs and PueMo. Colo., and Salt
Lake and Ogden, Utah, June 1st to Sep
tember loth, at greatly reduced rates.
See nearest ticket agent or write
H. C. TOWNSEND. G. P. & T A
F. E. NIPPS. Agent.
Topeka. Kansas.
A Good Cough Medicine.
Many thousands have been restored to
health and happiness bv the ue of
Ch nberlain's Cough Remedy. If af
flicted with any throat or lung trouble
give it a trial for it is certain to prove
beneficial. Coughs that have resisted all
other treatment for years, have vielded
to this remedy and perfect health been
restored. Cases that seemed hopeless
that the climate of famous health resorts
failed to benetit. have been permanently
cured by its use. For sale . by all drug
New Fast Train to Chicago via the
Santa Fe.
Leaves Topeka at 3:00 p. m.. and ar
rives in Chicago at 7:40 a. m. The fast
train via the short line. This train car
ries Free Chair Cars and both Standard
and Pullman Sleepers to Chicago. We
also have the old reliable No. 6 leaving
Topeka at 4:40 p. m..arriving in Chicago
at 9:30 a. m. These trains make all cf
the eastern connections, also for Mich
igan and Northern Lake resorts. See T
X Kinff for particulars.
RAILROAD NEWS.
Santa Fe Through Traffic Sur
prisingly Heary
Since the Opening of the San
Francisco Line.
100 TO 200 CARS A DAT.
San Francisco Shippers Are
Favoring the Kansas Boad.
Good Fortune Due to Feeling
Against Southern Pacific.
Since the opening of the San Joaquin
Valley line, the freight business over
the Santa Fe into San Francisco has
been surprisingly heavy. The freight
department of the road reports that
from 100 to 200 cars of stuff has been
going into San Francisco from the east
every day during much of the time, and
the Santa Fe officials are consequently
greatly pleased with the outlook.
The feeling existing in California
against the Southern Pacific company,
which up to the present time has mo
nopolized the railroad business in and
out of San Francisco, is largely respon
sible for the heavy shipments over the
Santa Fe. San Francisco shippers bill
freight east over the Santa Fe in pref
erence to the Southern Pacific, and in
shipments to them from the east re
quire that the Santa Fe and not the
Southern Pacific receive the business.
The line has been open for freight
traffic since May 15, and the freight
earnings are proof of the splendid bus
iness done.
President Ripley of the Santa Fe is
reported to have entered into an agree
ment with the Oceanic Steamship com
pany by which the closest traffic rela
tions will in future be maintained be
tween the two corporations. This gives
the Santa Fe first class steamship con
nections with all the principal ports of
the Orient, and means that the Kansas
road will become a great power In
Oriental traffic.
NEW CAR LIGHTS.
Improved System Being Put in Santa
Fe Cars.
Chas. Dorman, the representative of
the Columbian Electric Axle Light com
pany of New York City, is in the city
and with Milton Player is putting the
new axle lights on thepassenger coaches
of the Santa Fe.
The Columbian is supposed to be most
perfect combing all the good points
of the other systems. This company
was consolidated with all other axle
light companies recently and the' axle
light put in the market by this company
was adopted at the standard.
The Santa Fe will first equip all the
cars which were formerly equipped with
the electric lights. After this the ten
new chair cars will be fitted with lights,
and following this the rest of the equip
ment will be fitted with the axle lights
as fast as the material may be obtained.
mr. coldwelxTresigns.
Gives TJp His Position as Secretary of
the Railroad T. M. C. A.
At a meeting of the board of directors
of the Railroad Y. M. C. A., held in the
parlors of the Y. M. C. A. building last
evening, John Coldwell, secretary of the
organization tendered his resignation
to take effect August 1. The vacancy
will be filled by the appointment of
Thomas E. Prout, secretary of the
Railroad Y. M. C. A. in Argentine.
Mr. Coldwell has been an industrious
worker and the organization has pros
pered under his management. He has
worked the membership list up to about
615 members. He has taken an active
interest in the working of the coffee
room and other departments, and it Is
with regret that the members see him
leave his place. He has not as yet de
cided what work he will engage in.
20 NEW LOCOMOTIVES.
Santa Fe Will Use That Many More
in Passenger Service.
The Santa Fe is receiving bids for
the construction cf 20 heavy passenger
engines. Bids have been received at
the Chicago office from five or six com
panies. The bids will be opened and the
contract given some time during the
week. These engines will be completed
by the end of the year and will be
among the most powerful on the road.
They will be assigned to service In the
mountains west of here.
WHOLESALE CHANGES. .
But One Old Official of the Grand
Island Now Remains.
St. Joseph, Mo., July 10. The change
In general managers of the St. Joseph
& Grand Island railway is resulting in
wholesale changes in employes. Under
the last order but one important old
officer is left with the road, that of
general freight passenger agent. Thirty
six men at the shops were let out today.
J. J. Darling, foreman, goes to the
Great Northern at St. Paul.
C. J. Featherstonbaugh, storekeeper
for the Grand Island, has been asked
to resign August 1.
BAGGAGE AGENT WALSH BACK.
Has Been in California Arranging
Work on the New Line.
General Baggage Agent Patrick
Walsh, of the Santa Fe. returned yes
terday from San Francisco where he
has been during the pas; two weeks
getting the work of the baggage men
on the San Joaquin Valley road.
He says that everything is moving
along excellently on the lines of the
new road. He also says the weather at
the present time is all that could be
desired.
. While in the west he met Robert S.
Gordon, who is now baggage master
for the Santa Fe at San Francisco
Gordon was formerly a resident of To
peka and for a long time was baggage
master at Colorado Springs.
LOCATING STILWELL'S LINE.
E. S. Osborne and a Corps of Engineers
to Take the Field in Mexico.
Kansas City. July 10. E. S. Osborne, lo
cating engineer of the Kansas Citv, Mex
ico & Orient railway, left lost night with
a corps of ten civil engineers to locate the
line between Chihuahua and Presidio del
Norte, a distance of 120 miles. This is a
part of A. E. PtilweU's line between Kan
sas City and Port Etilwell on the Pacific
coast of Mexico.
2,000 Visit the West
Kansas City. July 10. The final limit of
the return portions of tickets sold to Kan
sas City on account of the Democratic
national convention expired last night ex
cept on such tickets as have been extended
. J"lnt agent to Septembr 30 about
2.0UO tickets In ail. The sale of excursion
tickets from Kansas City for the benefit
of convention visitors desiring to -visit
other western points also went off sale
last night, the number sold being practic
ally the same as the number of conven
tion tickets extended.
Howard Branch Run.
A vacancy has occurred on the How
ard branch of the Santa Fe and a bul
letin has been posted in the round house
requesting applications of engineer and
fireman for service on this branch. The
oldest engineer and fireman making ap
plication will be given the place.
Weed Burning on Central Branch.
Atchison, July 10. The Central Branch
w-ill burn the weeds along its tracks. A
weed-burning engine was received at the
Atchison shops this morning, and went
west this afternoon in chaige of Master
Mechanic Weiler and Division Superin
tendent De Bcrnardi. for & trial trip. The
engine will burn weeds at the rate of six
miles an hour.
SANTA FE LOCALS.
August Snyder,' the boy who was run
over in the yards under the- Sixth street
viaduct, is reported to be doing well at
the Santa Fe hospital. An amputation of
the leg was made half way between the
ankle and knee.
Fireman Sam Ash has been assigned a
place in the regular pool with Engineer
W. P. Beeler.
Fireman Dan Shannon Is laying off.
Engineer 'Gene Drew Is laying off.
Ira Henry has returned to work in the
machine shop.
The tandem compound locomotive. No.
697, is being equipped with the new im
proved Leed's coupler.
Engice No. 815 has been sent into the
shops for repairs.
Durr Lewis, of the round house, was
yesterday transferred from boiler work to
the truck gang.
George Galletly, of the round house, is
laying off on account of sickness.
L. M. Hartly. of the round house, has
returned to work after being absent about
ten days.
SHOT THE RAPIDS.
Peter Nissen Goes Through the
Niagara Whirlpool in a Boat.
Niagara Falls, N. Y July 10. Peter
Nissen, of Chicago, or Mr. Bowser, as
he styles himself, went through the
whirlpool rapids of the Niagara river
yesterday afternoon in the presence of
about 10,000 persons in his craft, the
Fool Killer. The boat was towed to a
rock about a mile above the rapids and
secured. The point was difficult to
reach by officials from either the Amer
ican or Canadian shores, who have been
disposed to interfere with the much ad
vertised adventure.
Shortly after 3 o'clock Mr. Bowser
was seen on his boat. A little later
James LaBland pulled up in a row
boat and towed the Fool Killer, with
Bowser aboard, into the current. At
3:57 the start down the stream was ac
tually commenced, but the fickle eddies
kept the Fool Killer drifting about
until 4:50, when she got into the whirl
pool current and started for the final
plunge. Passing under the cantilever,
the boat took on the speed of an ex
press train. Bowser threw his oar fax
from him and waved his cap. The
crowd saw the craft rise on the crest
of a smooth wave and then dive into
the leaping spray and disappear. The
strange craft turned over and over like
a top, rolling and plunging until it
passed a bend in the river, and the most
perilous part of the Journey had been
passed. The buoyant craft kept on the
crest of the waves until submerged
again on the verge of the whirlpool.
Shooting into the whirlpool the Fool
Killer swung around and went down
like a fishing bob, but rose again quick
ly. For the next five minutes Bowser
and his boat circled around the whirl
pool. Shortly before 6 o'clock the Fool
Killer was carried out to the edge of
the rapids and a line was thrown by
Bowser to a man on shore, who hauled
him in. His first question was: "How
is that for Bowser?"
The Fool Killer is 20 feet long and
four feet deep, and is made of two
inch pine, with four air-tight compart
ments. The keel weighs 1,250 pounds.
Bowser warmed himself at a fire built
on the shore and put on dry clothing,
and appeared to be little the worse for
his mad ride.
"Had I known how bad the whirlpool
rapids are I would never have attempt
ed that trip." he said. "After I had
passed through the first big waves I re
alized that my hat had been washed off.
Then some more waves came over me
and I did not know where I was. I did
not know what was going on until I
came out in the whirlpool. During that
brief time it seemed that a hundred
hammers were pounding my head and
my bot t. . I never turned over, but we
were -or. our side or end several times;
and each time I thought that I was a
goner. If it had not been for the
shoulder straps which I put on the last
minute I would have been hurled to
death. I was conscious of nothing
except the fearful sensation of being
overwhelmed with blows from every
side. I was mighty cold and tired when
I came out at the whirlpool. Three or
four times my breath was nearly gone
and when the water would open and I
would get a -breath of air I could not
see my steering apparatus. When I got
into the rapids the water took com
plete control of the boat and I simply
clung on and tried to keep my breath
in my body."
WHO BOWSER IS.
Chicago, July 10. "F. M. Bowser" is
the Falls shooting alias of Peter Nis
sen, who resides at 57S Francisco
street, Chicago. Nissen is a Dane, 37
years of age, and until recently has
acted as bookkeeper for Jessen & Ros
berg, 126 North Union street. He has
been a resident of Chicago tor seven
teen years.
Nissen's boat was finished In this city
last May, requiring thirteen months to
complete it. After a trial trip on Lake
Michigan it was shipped to Niagara
Falls June 28.
S20.00
Cincinnati and Return vis the Santa
Fe.
Tickets on sale July 10, 11 and 12.
Good leaving Cincinnati as late as Au
gust 10. Account international conven
tion Baptist Young People's Union.
White Man Turned Yellow.
Great consternation was- felt bv the
friends of M. A. Hogarty of Lexington,
Ky., when they saw he was turning yel
low. His skin slowly changed color, also
his eyes and he suffered terribly. His
malady was Yellow Jaundice. He was
treated by the best doctors, but without
benefit. Then he was advised to try Elec
tric Bitters, 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
all Stomach, Liver and Kidney troubles.
Only 50c Sold by A. T. Waggoner, drug
gist. "I owe my whole life to Burdock
Blood Bitters. Scrofulous sores covered
my body. I seemed beyond cure. B. B.
B. has made me a perfectly well wo
man." Mrs. Charles Hutton, Berville
Mich.
For burns. Injuries, plies and skin dis
eases use DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve. It
is the original. Counterfeits mav be of
fered. Use only DeWitta, At all drug
stores.
Over -Work Weakens
Your Kidneys.
Unhealthy Kidneys Make Impure Blood.
All the blood in your body passes through
your kidneys once every three minutes.
i ne Kidneys are your
blood purifiers, they fil
ter out the waste or
impurities in the blood.
If they are sick or out
of order, they fail to do
their work.
Pains, aches and rheu
matism come from ex
cess of uric acid in the
blood, due to neplected
kidney trouble.
Kidney trouble causes quick or unsteady
heart beats, and makes one feel as though
they had heart trouble, because the heart is
over-working in pumping thick, kidney
poisoned blood through veins and arteries.
It used to be considered that only urinary
troubles ware to be traced to the kidneys,
but now modern science proves that nearly
all constitutional diseases have their begin
ning in kidney trouble.
If you are sick you can make no mistake
by first doctoring your kidneys. The mild
and the extraordinary effect of Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Root, the great kidney remedy is
soon realized. It stands the highest for its
wonderful cures of the most distressing cases
and is sold on Its merits
by all druggists in fifty
cent and one-dollar siz
es. You may have a
sample bottle Dy man Home of Swamp-Root
free, also pamphlet telling you how to find
out If you have kidney or bladder trouble.
Mention this paper when writing Dr. Kilmer
& Co., Blnghamton, N. Y.
OYERMYER ON STEYESSON.
Says He Will Strengthen the Ticket
' Everywhere.
David Overmyer Is of the opinion that
the nomination of Adlai E. Stevenson
for vice president will bring votes to the
ticket in Kansas.
"I think the choice of Mr. Stevenson
was very wise," said Mr. Overmyer. "In
the first place he. was twice candidate
for congress from Illinois as a Green
backer and never changed his views on
the currency question and is a firm be
liever in, the idea that the government
should issu the currency and not the
banks. He is a pronounced silver man
and is therefore acceptable to our re
form allies. In addition to this he is
much loved and respected by all the
people of Illinois and throughout the
country. He is an excellent man and
citizen. He is the friend of labor and
organized labor is his friend. For years
he has had the management of coal
mines in Illinois and is the only man in
that state who has never had trouble
with his men. This Is because he is a
good, wise and just man. His people
own their own homes and he and they
get along most admirably. When any
little difference arises among them the
whole matter is left to Mr. Stevenson
and so great is their confidence in hirn
that they never appeal from his decis
ion. "Again he is a Kentuckian by birth
and education and the whole south will
warm up to him. Then he was vice pres
ident during one term and made many
friends and no enemies. He disagreed
with Mr. Cleveland which was in his fa
vor with people throughout the country
and while this is true gold Democrats
and mugwumps respect and like him.
He is a candidate who will grow upon
the country and in a very short time It
will be understood by all that we made
the very best selection that could be
made."
"Will he strengthen the ticket in Kan
sas?" was asked.
"He will strengthen the ticket In Kan
sas. He is as strong as Towne and
much stronger than any other man.
Though always a Democrat he has been
so much in favor with the reform ele
ment that he was very prominently
mentioned as a candidate for vice presi
dent at Sioux Falls."
Cotton Mills Olose.
Fall River, Mass., July 10. In com
pliance with an agreement signed by
representatives, of most of the cotton
mills In Fall River, to curtail production
for four weeks during the summer, sev
eral mills today suspended operations
for four weeks, and others will follow.
When the curtailment is in full opera
tion nearly twenty thousand employes
will be effected. The stoppage of ma
chinery is due to the lack of demand
for print cloth.
Choate Dines With Victoria.
London, July 10. Lord Salisbury,
United States Ambassador Choate and
Mrs. Choate and a few others dined last
evening with the queen at Windsor cas
tle. Her majesty will come to London
July 11, to attend the garden party at
Buckingham palace.
Chicago Democrat Suspends.
Chicago, July 10. The Chicago Demo
crat, formerly the Dispatch, an after
noon newspaper founded in 1S92, sus
pended publication of its daily edition
today. It will be continued ate a week
ly. Nathan E. Lord, publisher of the
paper states that the discontinuance
was because of lack of patronage.
Glorious News.
Comes from Dr. D. B. Carglle, of
Washita, I. T. He writes: "Electric Bit
ters has cured Mrs. Brewer of scrofula
which had caused her great suffering for
years. Terrible sores would break out
on her head and face, and the best doc
tors could give her no help; but now her
health is excellent." Electric Bitters is
the best blood purifier known. It's the
supreme remedy for eczema, tetter, salt
rheum, ulcers, boils and running sores.
It stimulates liver, kidneys and bowels,
expels poisons, helps digestion, builds up
the strength. Only 50 cts. Sold by Wag
goner, druggist, 731 Kansas avenue. Guar
anteed. THE FOOD DRINK
Some people can't drink
coffee J everyhody can
drink Grain-O. It looks
and tastes like coffee, but
it is made from pure
grains. No coffee in. it.
Grain-O is cheaper than
coffee ; costs about one
quarter as much.
All grocori ; 15c and 36c
CAN ITJE DONE.
Doubt About Ability of Water
Co. to Transfer.
Attorneys GarYer and Austin
Say City Should Condemn.
NO DOUBT OF POWER.
Court Would Tlien Appoint the
Appraisers.
Dangers of Present Plan For
Fixing the Yalue.
Judge T. F. Garver, chairman of the
legal committee of the Commercial club,
and Mr. Edwin A. Austin, the Topeka at
torney, who has particularly interested
himself In the water works question, be
lieve that the present water works plant
should be acquired by the city by condem
nation proceedings. Mr. Austin is also a
member of the committee.
Judge Garver is of the opinion that it
would be satisfactory to proceed under
the proposed agreement provided, the ap
praisers were appointed beforehand and
were satisfactory to the city officials.
Otherwise he is in favor of commencing
condemnation proceedings. Mr. Austin
thinks such an agreement as proposed
can lead at the most to simplv a friendly
condemnation, on the theory that the wa
ter works company can't "deliver . the
goods."
Both Judge Garver and Mr. Austin say
there is no doubt that the property can
be condemned and purchased under such
proceedings.
"I think the proposed agreement is all
right, provided the city knows who is to
act as appraisers," said Judge Garver. "I
would be opposed to the city going into
the matter blindly, which it would if it
was left to the water company to appoint
an appraiser .and the two appointed to
name a third. A controversy would prob
ably result between the appointee of the
city and the appointee of the water com
pany, and the third appraiser, who I un
derstand Is to be a hydraulic engineer,
would likely side with the water company.
There is no question in my mind that the
water plant can be taken in under con
demnation proceedings. Both the stat
utes of 1891 and 1897 cover the matter. The
appraisers would then be appointed by the
court, and their report would be subject
to the approval of the court. I think all
the attorneys Interested in the matter
agree that the franchise and contract ex
pire in September, 19ol, but under the Law
condemnation proceedings could be com
menced now.
"Topeka doesn't want two water plants
and the litigation that would be liable to
ensue. Any way out of the difficulty Is
much better than for the city to go ahead
and construct a new plant. This especial
ly is true when it Is considered that the
present plant can be acquired by condem
nation." "In view of the fact that the water
works people have said the city was not
attempting to deal fairly with them." said
Mr. Austin, "the meeting between Presi
dent Street and the city authorities was a
good thing. I think very little of the pro
posed agreement, because I don't believe
the water company can deliver the goods.
There are hundrds of bonds scattered
broadcast, and as the agreement is not a
legal matter, the signatures of the hold
ers of every one of the bonds would have
to be secured. The bonds are made out to
'bearer,' and it would be next to impossl
bleto secure the signature of every holder.
Under condemnation proceedings the
court could 'advertise out' all the bonds
that were not secured, and for this rea
son the entire number of signatures would
not be necessary for the transfer of the
property.
"The only good the agreement can do
that I can see is to result in a friendly
condemnation. Representatives of the city
and the water works company, with an
outside party, might get together and
agree on certain terms for the condemna
tion of the property. They could then go
into court and file a petition, and the
property would be condemned and sold to
the city under the provisions of their
agreement.
"That the property can be acquired by
condemnation there is absolutely no ques
tion. However, in the first place, the cir
cuit court of .the United States would
have to be applied to for an order making
the receiver a party to such proceeding,
or for an alternative order, discharging
the property from his custody. The prop
erty was- sold May, 1896, to Chas. F. Street
and the sale confirmed in September, 1896:
a deed was ordered to be executed to him
and it was so executed and recorded; he,
later, executed a deed to The Topeka
Water Company of New Jersey, which
has since mortgaged the property and
franchises to secure an enormous new
bond issue. Yet a receiver is continued
in possession, reporting the rentals col
lected by him and turning them over un
der orders of the court to the water com
pany of New Jersey. There is no further
use "for a receiver of the property than for
a fifth wheel to a wagon. Courtesy to the
tribunal, however, requires that this state
of affairs be brought to the attention of
Judge Hook, in a petition with an alter
native prayer for his discharge from pos
session of the property, or leave to sue
him in condemnation proceedings."
President Diaz He-elected.
City of Mexico, July 10. The electoral
colleges met in the chief towns and
cities all over the republic yesterday
and cast their votes for president. The
returns will come in slowly from the
outlying states, but a great majority
of the votes were cast for General Diaz,
insuring his re-election for the term of
four years, dating from December 1
next. The clerical and conservative
parties made no nominations this year,
the only formal nomination being that
of General Diaz by the national liberal
convention, held here in January.
Again Biding in Wagons.
St. Louis, Mo., July 10. There seems
to be no interruption to traffic on the
iines of the St. Louis Transit company
today as the result of the determination
of the former employes to resume
striking. The boycott, which hurt the
Transit company considerably during
the recent contest, was on today, though
not in such force as formerly, and
wagons are again carrying passengers,
especially in the north and south sides.
There has been no trouble reported.
Special Meeting Commercial Club.
A special meeting of the Commercial
club is called for Wednesday. July 11,
S o'clock. The location of a new manu
facturing industry will be considered
and action taken on the report of a
special committee appointed to investi
gate. Question must be decided at this
meeting. M. C. HOLMAX,
President.
Wyandotte Wants Democrats.
The Democrats of Kansas City, Kas.,
are bringing much pressure to bear
upon the officers of the state committee
to locate the state headquarters In
Kansas City during this campaign.
The Wyandotte Democrats have made
very liberal offers to the committee,
but there is now no Indication that
the headquarters will be removed from
Topeka.
The law holds both maker and circu
lator of a counterfeit equally guilty. The
dealer who sells, vou 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 Witch Hazel
Salve, a well known cure for piles and
all skin diseases. See that your dealer
gives you DeWitt's Salve. At all drug
stores.
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STOP USE OF FIRE ARMS.
Reckless Firing in the City Must
Cease.
Councilman Mergan Introduced a res
olution at the meeting last night re
quiring the city attorney to draw up
an ordinance prohibiting the use of
firearms within the city limits at any
time.
The resolution was the direct result
of the excessive firing of blank cart
ridges and cartridges that were not
blank on the Fourth. It was passed
without a dissenting vote.
The ordinance will fix the penalty
at not less than S3 nor more than $20
for each offense.
Another resolution requiring that an
ordinance be drawn prohibiting the
hitching of horses, mules or other ani
mals on Kansas avenue between Gor
don street and Tenth avenue was in
troduced, but was defeated.
An ordinance opening Piercy street
from Lane street to West street was
adopted.
DEMOCRATIC PLANS.
Campaign to Be Conducted by Com
mittees Named by Jones.
Lincoln, Neb., July 10. Plans for. the
Democratic national campaign of 1900
were outlined and practically agreed
upon today at a protracted conference
between the leaders of the party. The
plan includes the appointment of a cam
paign committee as agreed upon be
tween representatives of the Democra
tic, Sliver Republican and Populist
parties at Kansas City. This commit
tee will include members of all three
parties and perhaps also Democrats
not members of the national committee,
but who are prominent in the councils
of the party. This committee will, it
is said, have charge in a measure of the
principal working of the campaign and
will work for fusion on state and con
gressional tickets wherever possible.
The press and executive committee, it
is expected with one or two exceptions
will be the same as last year. The per
sonnel of all the committees was left in
the hands of Chairman Jones. The
question of national headquarters was
also left in his hands. It was stated
that Chicago would be probably select
ed. Mr. Bryan said that he had made
no plans as to the part he would take
in tbe campaign and would not do so
until he had conferred further with the
party leaders. The subject was dis
cussed at the meeting, as well as the
amount of campaign work to be done
by Mr. Stevenson, and although this
feature will not be fully decided upon
until after formal notification of their
nomination has been given Mr. Bryan
and Mr. Stevenson, which will prob
ably not be for several weeks. Commit
teeman Johnson of Kansas stated after
the meeting that an understanding ex
ists that Mr. Bryan will not tour as he
did in the campaign in 1S96. but will
make trips from time to time to the
larger centers of population, remaining
in Lincoln- a great deal of the time.
Many visitors are expected here during
the campaign, and Lincoln will in a
way be a central point In the campaign.
Mr. Towne may not announce his de
cision In regard to the vice presidential
nomination for several days, although
several Populist leaders In the city
stated that he might announce his with
drawal to the Populist executive com
mittee at once. Democratic leaders,
however, state that the whole question
has been postponed until after the
middle-of-the-road state Populist' con
vention to be held at Grand Island,
Neb., July 20. The attitude that will be
taken by that wing of the Populists and
the strength developed by them will,
It fs said, be closely observed as a cri
terion in other Populist states, and
should no serious deflection from the
regular Populists on account of Mr.
Towne's defeat In the Democratic con
vention be noticed, a conference with
the Populist leaders will then be held,
at which time it is expected Mr.
Towne's withdrawal will be announced.
Senator Jones and Committeemen
Stone, Campau and Johnson left for
Chicago last night, where they expect to
meet Congressman Richardson of Ten
nessee, permanent chairman of the
Democratic national convention and
discuss the make-up of the various
committees prior to their announce
ment. True L. Norrls of New Hamp
shire will, it is stated, take the place of
Alex. Troup on the press and Norman
E. Mack the place of Frank Campbell
on the executive committee.
Neville Renominated.
Omaha, Neb., July 10. William Nev
ille, Populist congressman from the
Sixth Nebraska district, was unani
mously renominated by the fusion con
gressional convention at Broken Bow.
He had been chosen a year ago to fill
the unexpired term of W. J. Green,
Populist, deceased.
The Hobart Estate.
New Tork, July 10. The Inventory of
the personai estate of the late vice
president, Garrett A. Hobart, was filed
with the surrogate at Paterson, N. J.,
today. It appraises the late vice presi
dent's estate at $2,268,411. Mr. Hobart
held bonds in twenty-six corporations
and stock in over 100.
It has been demonstrated by experience
that consumption can be prevented by the
early use of One Minute Cough Cure.
onlv sore test of the worth of a
Sn Vt imnlrinar. Rut hMf In
mind these words of warning 95 per
nickel cigars are impure; that is
of scraps of inferior tobacco and
a rule they are machine made,
has yet been found that will
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6 Cent C'nar on Earth.
is made of the best whole leaf, by the hands of
the best American workmen, and without
doctoring;. There's not as much "margin" sell
ing the Sportsman as selling other nickel cigars
but that's in the smoker's favor. It means the
best possible for the money.
Qe -tine Hiiortumnn,
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An
Observation Car
I to Colorado.
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The only Pullman observation J
sleeping car line between Kan-
sas City and Colorado Springs
is operating via Santa Fe J.
Route. Cars leave Topeka ).
daily at 11:55 a. m. and Colo- -
rado Spring dally at 10:42 p. m. J
They have large windows ant
roomy and comfortable attan
chairs easily moved about. The 5"
J rear platform, guarded by J
4C railing and gates, may be occu-
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pled when desired. Unsur-
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t traversed. Current magazines J
and stationery provided for. y.
use of Pullman passengers.
Descriptive pamphlet free. If j
you apply to j-
T. I. KING, Agent,
TOPEKA.
Best Dining Car Service.
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g 511 Quincy St., Topeka. Kan.
Telephone 193.
ASH PIT DOORS.
2nd and Jackson S treat.
WE'LL DO YOUR HAULING RIGHT.
Topeka Transfer Co.
509 Kuuu Avrnne.
Cffic lei. 420. House TsL 391.
F. P, BACON. Proprietor.
IV-BEE ME ABOUT STOBAQB.
This ia the favorite remedy for coughs,
colds, croup, asthma, grippe and 'all
throat and lung troubles. Cures quickly.
At all drug stores.
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