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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL,, SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 11, 1900.
12
TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL
BT FRANK P. MAC LENSTAN.
VOLUME XXVII
....Na 192
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France will not be held down much
longer by her big fair.
This Is the c1sls .season
American capitals.
at South
Dewey Is being misquoted Just the
-same as though he had continued In the
race for the presidency.
Not even England can get ahead of
us as a fighting nation. We. too, are
carrying two wars at one time.
Russell Sage is 84 years of age, yet he
la worrying because money is not bring
ing a sufficiently high rate of Interest.
, "With two Republican electoral tickets
In tfce field, it looks as though Tennessee
can be safely put down in. the Bryan col
umn. "Probably it was in order cot to be lost
In the excitement, that Mr. Towne timed
his withdrawal with Mr. Bryan's accept
ance. Mr. Bryan appears to be contented
with having got free silver into the plat
form. He toas scarcely mentioned It
since.
Not only Death but the surgeon's
knife loves a shining mark.The lord chief
Justice of England has Just fallen a vic
tim to a surgical operation.
Miles wants to go to China but evi
dently his reamrka about the "embalm
ed beef" furnished to the army during
the Cuban, campaign, have not been, for
gotten. The superiority of the Kansas climate
is hown in the fact that deaths from
heat are being recorded throughout the
east at a temperature much lower than
that which is prevailing here.
Having failed to drive the foreign min
isters at Fekin out of their defenses, the
Chinese are now trying to coax them
out, probably that they may have an. op
portunity to kill them.
If the Cubans will watch the Neely
case they w ill learn something about the
workings of United States courts. They
may also learn that the dealing out of
justice is frequently made subservient
to political exigencies.
Seventy-eight million bushels of wheat
at sixty cents per bushel would equal
something like $40 per capita for the
population of Kansas. Not a bad show
ink when taken in connection with the
many other marketable products of the
tate. i .
Perhaps the majority of newspaper
readers has noticed that nearly all the
cablegrams reaching the outside world
from Pekin are undated. The cause of
this may be known some day but at
present nobody appears to be in a posi
tion, to offer a satisfactory explanation.
One of Topeka's greatest needs is mod
ern apartment houses. The demand for
flats and rooms for housekeeping near
the business center is something extra
ordinary. Capitalists and owners of in
side vacant lots could hardly find a bet
ter field for investment than the erection
of modernized apartment buildings.
Mr. Towne's retirement from the Pop
ulist national ticket appears to have had
little effect in the direction of an im
proved situation. It Is alleged that the
Minnesota man has been promised a cab
inet position. That there are enough good
places left to keep Marion Butler and
other party leaders quiet seems doubt
ful. Borne people seem to have no hesi
tation in surrendering their principles,
but hang on to a party name like the
fcark to a tree.
TRAIL OP THE PARTISAN.
In the beat of the contest between the
factions of the Republican party seek
ing recognition by the way of election
of their favorite for United States sen
ator, Jealousies arise and It is easy to
develop the system of claiming anything
which tends to advance the interests of
the candidate.
Outside of Wyandotte county -where
each faction charges the perpetration of
fraud at all elections and primaries,the
people of Kansas claim to have fair
elections and honest counts, so the peo
ple of the state are entitled to the truth
concerning the standing of the various
candidates. Only a few weeks ago a
partisan engaged in active work for one
of the candidates for this position
caused a newspaper to change a tele
gram received concerning the primary
election and subsequent county conven
tion so as to make the result appear ab
solutely the reverse of what It really
was. This particular gentleman pledged
his
'sacred honor" that his information
was correct.
Men intentionally misrepresent mat
ters to newspaper reporters and corre
spondents and by pledging their "sacred
honor" which oftentimes toas no more
claim for respect than a "sacred ele
phant," mislead the representative of
the paper. Then the newspaper Is left
to bear the burdens and the individual
who furnishes the biased partisan facts
escapes responsibility.
The partisans who make a practice of
furnishing "'news' items concerning the
cause in which they are politically" in
terested impose on the newspapers and
then 'refuse to bear the odium. This is
true in the dismissal of the steward at
the Topeka asylum. Men made charges
against the official- and when asked to
substantiate them denied having men
tioned the subject. So it goes through
the web of politics. The representations
have been pronounced Justifiable, be
cause they have helped to secure political
advantage. The people have a right to
fairness and truthfulness in political as
well as other matters, and some time
the partisans in all political camps will
understand that the people will have
nothing but the truth to iwhicb. they
are entitled.
CASE OF ME. CAMPBELI
I. P. Campbell, the Populist candi
date for congress in the Seventh dis
trict, has gone home, and he has given
out reports that he was terribly mis
used by newspaper reporters In To
peka; that his interviews were garbled
and he was misquoted.
Mr. Campbell may be a very worthy
gentleman, and he is an exceedingly
amiable man, but why he . should try
to shift his burdens to the shoulders of"
an unofTending 'reporter it is difficult
to understand. Mr. Campbell called at
the State Journal office and was pleas
antly received and welcomed. In reply
to a cuestion concerning tha Seventh
district he at once delivered an oration
bristlir.g with vehement eloquence and
fairly annihilated the men who had
nominated the Democratic candidate
in the Seventh district.
Mr. Campbell was not misquoted, and
there would have been no motive, in
imputing to him sentiment's which he
did not utter. He may have come to
the State Journal office to make a
friendly can, but his ready and positive
utterances, when requested for a state
ment concerning the Fusion situation
in the Seventh district, indicated!" that
he knew what he was going to say long
before and that the real purpose of his
visit was to give out the interview
printed that day.
The State Journal does not know that
Mr. Campbell intended to give out a
statement which would make the settle
ment of the Fusion muddle in the Sev
enth district nearly impossible; and it
cannot tell why Mr. Campbell deliber
ately gave out such an Interview, and
afterwards made a foolish attempt to
repudiate it. His conscience may be
troubling him. He may wish to have
the trouble in the Seventh district set
tled, but his actions in Topeka did not
indicate that he was at ail anxious to
secure Democratic support. It is some
times very difficult to understand poli
ticians. '
NEGRO BOSSES IN POLITICS.
Every right minded person in Shaw
nee county deplores the political in
fluence of men like Nick Chiles and
Crook Wright who have made Shawnee
county politics the laughing stock of the
state. The influence of these men over
the negro vote in Shawnee county, espe
cially in Topeka which controls the
county, is acknowledged by every local
politician. There is hardly a political
aspirant in this city who does not cater
to this element because they know that
to oppose it means defeat. Topeka needs
a reform movement among its negro
politicians. Wright is at present charged
with highway robbery and by the grace
of Air. Jetmore his trial was postponed
till after the election and is out on bail,
while Chiles was arrested last week for
selling, liquor and it was proven yester
day that liquor was sold in his place.
It is known all over Kansas that there
was a Joint in the basement of Chiles'
place and there is little doubt that
Chiles is the proprietor. Three different
men say they have gone into this place
and bought liquor and they have told
the officers that they were afraid to
testify against Chiles. They said
thta the gang which fre
quents the place was dangerous. That
was their opinion and they probably
formed it from glimpses of the negroes
and their conversation while in the nest
which is called a club room. The man
who testified In police court certainly
displayed remarkable nerve, knowing as
he must the class of people who would
be injured by his testimony. These men,
Chiles and his gang, are against the en
forcement of any law which interferes
with their avocation. This is the class
of men who control a large portion of
the negro vote. Chiles himself is too
smart to be caught selling liquor for he
knows what it means to be In 'Jail.
It is true there are many negroes in
the city who do not approve of Chiles
and his gang, but they can not deny
that more men of their color are at his
beck anS call than that of any other
man of the negro race in Topeka,. His
name is used to conjure with and his
fame as a great politician is on the lips
of a majority of his people. The party
or politician who will use such means
as Chiles and Wright to secure an end
is little better than either .of them. The
best people of both races should unite in
cleaning out the politicians who cater
to this element. So potent is Chiles' in
fluence that the attorney general of the
state has lent his aid to keep the negro
boss out of Jail after he had been con
victed by the district court. His excuse
was that Chiles had reformed.
SCHOOL HEATING PLANTS.
The board of education has struggled
for the past year with the question of
heating plants In the school buildings.
During the year a steam plant was
put in for the two buildings at Clay
school and proved a failure. A steam
plant for the new Branner school failed
1o properly heat the building. The mot
air plant at the High school has been
finally condemned and will be rebuilt
before the coming winter. Each of the
three plants was put In by contract
1 after competitive bids had been called
for. The plans and specifications were
to be followed and the contractors' In
each case agreed that the heating
plants would be up to requirements.
The plant at the High school original
ly cost J5.000. To change the original
plans of the building so as to allow
the putting in of the plant was an ex
pense of another $5,000 and in six years,
the time the plant has been in opera
tion, the repairs have cost $2,000, mak
ing a total expenditure of (12,000, and
-MUMMY
jJ
mm WSi'SSL
(By J. G.
Your Hair is gold, oh, maiden fair,
And sweet your face to see.
Your brow unvexed with passing; care
Save as you pity me.
You smile, as well becomes a bride,
And linger, gazing here)
My sightless eyes are opened wide,
Unmoved by love or fear.
And love, though older than the Nile,
Remains forever young;
Before yon pyramidal pile,
Or Memnon's song was sung,
Before old Karnak's stones were laid,
Or Luxor's arches sprang,
Before the Sphinx had cast a shade.
Or Thebes its hammers rang,
Were plighted vows and love lit souls
That made the waste abloom;
To be, at last, as time unrolls,
But ashes in a tomb.
By ancient shrines and templed ways
That lie in ruins now,
They filleted my braids with bays,
And there God heard my vow.
A golden serpent twined my arm,
A bee in amber set
And hooped with gold, a household charm
Nor death makes me forget.
The songs, the dance, my robes and crown,
Yet thrill my finger tipst
The kingly kiss as he bent down
Still burns upon my lips.
The barges on the stream at night,
The music's rise and fall,
The cadenced oars, the flame of light.
The lotus blooms and all.
Four thousand year3 ago and more
The king made me his bride;
But why repeat the story o'er
We lived, we loved, we died.
My shriveled lips are parched and dry,
My baubles brown with rust,
A withered heart, a sightless eye,
For centuries are dust.
I break the seals to say the word
With fitful, failing breath,
That love which once the heart has stirred,
Is mightier than death.
And you may weep or smile, my dear,
Here by the river's flow,
As you love now, the mummy here
Loved age on age ago !
nothing to show for it at the end of six
years.
The plant at Clay school was built
according to the specifications. The
firm that received the contract com
plained to the board that if the plans
were followed the plant would not heat
the building. The architect said it
would. The plans were followed. The
plant was pronounced by the architect
to be up to the specifications and it was
-BRIDE
Waters.)
accepted and paid for. The first day
the thermometer went down a few de
grees the building vaB cold.
The plant was a botched up Job. The
plant at the new Branner building was
put in, pronounced all right by those
in charge of the construction and was
accepted and paid or, but when a cold
wave came the eame cry was mads as
at Clay that the building was cold.
The law requires that when over $300
is to be expended that the board must
contract the work. Competitive bids
are called for. The bidders cut to the
last cent in order to get the Job. It is
certain that in this manner money Is
saved on the original price, but experi
ence, with the board of education at
least, shows that in the end It is the
most expensive way of doing business.
If the board intends to do much more
building it would pay to employ an in
spector of buildings who understands
what la expected of him. In the past
inspectors have been employed who
knew little or nothing about the work.
A competent inspector at a large salary
would save the tax-payers money if
he acted conscientiously in his work.
The board should take steps to insure
better work for the city. The best of
work la paid for and the best should be
done. wma
THE SHIRT WAIST MAN.
The dally papers in the east have
started an agitation in favor of the shirt
waist man. A great deal has been heard
during the past several years about the
shirt waist girl, and she is a vision of
comfort and loveliness, but the shirt
waist man has been unknown. He might
have been found on the farms and in ev
ery field in Kansas,but nobody has given
him any attention and when he invaded
the city and attempted to enter hotels or
restaurants or other public places, he
was politely informed that he was not
needed unless he would procure some ad
ditional clothing. But New York has
now placed its O. K. on the shirt waist
man, and it may be taken as assured
that he will hereafter play almost as
much of a part In the fashion plates as
his sister, the shirt waist girl.
The poor man who travels up and
down the hot, dusty streets, or Is cooped
up in the close confines of office walls,
has been compelled to swelter and per
spire, while the young ladies have gone
their way in comparative comfort. All
this is to be changed now, and we may
soon see in, fashionable hostelrtes and at
polite functions, young men of society
attired In cool and becoming costume.
Without the addition of a warm, un
sightly and useless covering called a
coat, the lords of creation may be rea
sonably comfortable during dog days
even in Kansas.
SUPPRESSTHEMASHER.''
One of the reforms that is badly need
ed in Topeka, is the elimination of the
so-called masher. That is, the "gentle
man" masher, who stands on populous
corners and ogles passing ladies and
makes a nuisance of himself generally.
There are several Bhinlng examples in
this city and they are not all confined to
the smooth faced young men.
If these parasites only knew how silly
their smirking and rolling of eyes made
them appear in the minds of the passing
women they would turn from their voca
tion as quickly as a rat deserts a sink
ing ship.
There are many Topeka women who
are much abashed by some brainless fop
staring them in the face with sinister
manner and often insulting remarks.
And so great is their objection that they
actually dread to pass certain points on
Kansas avenue where loafers and
"would-be dudes" congregate. New
Orleans Is a city that is far behind the
times in many respects, yet there they
have a "move on" ordinance that the po
lice are compelled to respect and men
who show an Inclination to make them
selves odious, find, like Othello, their oc
cupation gone. This could be emulated
In Topeka with profit.
An ordinance to prohibit men, who
have no respect for other people's sisters
or relatives, from exhibiting insulting
manners on the street would be greeted
with cheer by the greater portion of the
city's population.
In absence of this needed legislation a
stinging chastisement with a rawhide car
ried by some young lady would earn her
the gratitude of the community.
The "masher" should be eliminated
from Topeka street corners and public
places. He is not wanted.
HATLESS WOMAN INCHTJRCH.
From the New Tork World.
A Hackensack minister. Rev. Mr.
Holley, roundly scolded the hatless wo
men of his congregation on Sunday
last. He sternly quoted St Paul's in
junction against women appearing in
churches with bare heads. "I beg our
women members," he said, "to heed the
gospel as St. Paul has written it." Here,
of course, the pastor's tongue slipped,
for none of the gospels are written by
St. Paul.
While the apostle's ideas of the cor
rect thing in head-dress for women
were doubtless suited to the people -to
whom he addressed them, his authority
on millinery and costumes for the
American woman of A. D. 1900 is dis
tinctly subject to "the higher criti
cism." The Hackensack pastor is surely
treading on delicate and doubtful
ground. It is not in fact unlikely that
if he reversed his position altogether
and urged women to attend church not
only without hate but also with the
plainest end least costly of gowns and
other wearing apparel, he would take
the very best course to bring thousands
of women to church who are now sel
dom seen there because they cannot
"dress up to It."
The hatless girl now dominates out
door life in the country and at the
summer resorts. Bared female heads
grace the opera and theatre. Why
should women wear hats In church?
GLOBE SIGHTS.
From the Atchison Globe.
We often regret that the poor singers
have so much ambition.
Nearly all the people look worn out
during the second week in August.
When you attend a concert, it seems
that every girl you know has a steady.
Some girls think they are dressed up
if they have a small waist and a bath
towl bust.
Some one aska what a house party Is.
It is a party where the hostess has to
worry about sheets as well as table
cloths. One reason women enjoy company is
that whan there is company at dinner,
the husbands don't grumble if the meal
doesn't suit them.
When a rain begins to fall, every house
keeper starts up as if she were shot to
make a rush for an open window or to
empty a clothesline.
Orown up people are a good deal like
the children who are beginning their an
nual complaint that "school is beginning
too early this year."
We have never seen a queen bow to her
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TOPEKA, KAN.
applauding subjects, but we have formed
some idea of how she does it by seeing
an amateur singer respond to an encore.
"There are a great many happy faces
here," said a sarcastic woman at an enter
tainment recently, "but I notice that the
happy ones are those who look as it they
had the least sense."
When a man gets down, he not only
has the right, but it is his duty to get up
as soon, as possible. No man should con
sent to sprawl in the mud forever because
he has accidentally fallen into it.
It is the regret of an Atchison woman's
life that she stopped having children when
the thirteenth arrived: she says that if
she and her husband ever get a divorce,
an even number of children would be
easier to divide.
In running to a fire, a man becomes dis
couraged in less than two blocks, but a
woman runs till she reaches the front
gate of a friend's house, when she realizes
that she isn't dressed fit to be seen on the
streets, and stays until dark.
If a crowd of women go out together In
the evening, they have soda water, pea
nuts, popcorn and candy before they go
home, and a lunch after they get there.
All of which enables the physicians to
put rubber tires on their carriages.
If lovers do anything that, is amusing,
don't restrain a desire to laugh through
a fear of hurting their feelings. Throw
your head back and haw haw: they may
hear you in the next block, but the lovers
two feet away will not hear you.
POINTED PARAGRAPHS
From the Chicago News.
Hearts oft agree when wise heads differ.
Bad habits should be cut off in their in
fancy. Better the end of a feast than the be
ginning of a fray.
It's an ill wind that can't find anything
to blow about.
An old bachelor says that a prude is a
coquette gone to seed.
If you are out in a driving; storm don't
attempt to hold the rains.
A farmer gathers what he sows while a
seamstress sews what she gathers.
Poets may be born, but ordinary mortals
areborn babies and have to grow up.
"Woman is a conundrum that man can't
guess, but he is unwilling to give her up.
A hypocrite is a man who pretends to be
what he can't with the accent on the
cant.
A woman should have her will while
she lives, for she seldom leaves one after
her demise.
Any woman has a perfect right to look
in a milliner's window and wish she had
a wealthy husband.
BOOK JSOTES.
Our Presidents, and How we (Make
Them." By Col. A. K. McClure. 8vo.
Illustrated. New Tork: Harper &
Brothers. $2.
During the time of which Colonel Mc
Clure writes he was personally acquaint
ed with many of the presidential candi
dates and had been in personal contact
with every national convention. Much
of his information will serve as pertinent
footnotes to a political history of the
United States, if such a volume is ever
to be written. He shows the inside work
ings of the various campaigns, hitherto
unpublished, even through newspaper
gossip, and he reveals the fundamental
motives of many famous political quar
rels and ruptures between Individuals,
factions, and even parties. The volume
contains a separate acount of the elec
tion of each president, the conditions on
which it turned, and the salient features
of the campaign, exhaustive estimates of
the candidates, and other leading, poli
ticians, the platforms of parties since
they began to be formulated, and the
votes by which the elections were de
termined. In the light of the coming
presidential campaign this volume will
prove most interesting as well as instruc
tive summer reading.
...
"Robert Toumay." By William Sage.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. $1.50.
Is a ' romance of the French revolu
tion, with all the horrors of the Terror
in capital and province artfully and au
daciously brought into the background of
a single love story; with Danton and
Robespierre. Sanson and many another
name to evoke a shudder alternating with
those of the hero and heroine, a tale for
summer reading? Why not? Under the
wide-branching beech or the lovelier
American elm. with everything suggesting
peace and happiness, what could give
more zest to the sights and sounds evi
dent to the actual senses than the shouts
of the bloodthirsty mob, the mockery of
justice, the dread suspense of the prison,
the culminating scenes upon the scaffold,
related in the book? Moreover this is one
of the certain packets to the "Islands of
the Blest," in which the reader and au
thor "take their manners with them," so
that it i suitable to readers of all ages,
from the boy to whom Burke has given
eyes for Marie Antoinette, to the grey
beard whose memories go back to the
court of the last reigning French Bour
bon. .
"Philip Winwood." By Robert Neilson
Stephens. Boston: !. C. Page & Co. $1.60
The second title of this book elaborately
explains that it is the hero's domestic
history, and the reader finds a picture of
eighteenth century boyhood and a tale of
true love that survived much harsh treat
ment in the same volume with a well
wrought account of the Revolutionary
war In New York and a description of
the strange, tumultuous London of the
time. The hero is a model American gen
tleman, and his treatment of his wayward
wife is chivalrous In the extreme. The
clashing interests of Whig and Tory and
their manifestations in every walk and
relation 01 lire are set forth with unoD
trusive skill, and the device of allowing a !
Tory to be the narrator sets both cause i
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and men in a novel light, immensely
agreeable to the readers of those all too
common tales In which Americans and
English are virtually described as the
hosts of the Lore and of Armageddon.
...
"Unleavened Bread." By Robert Grant.
New York: Charles Scrlbner's Sons. $1.50.
Mr. Grant has been before the public a
considerable time, and at one period of
his career it was thought that he had
written himself out. But he has of late
disproved this with great success. His
later novels show that he has been a keen
student of social conditions in this coun
try, and that he possesses the grasp to
seize the salient characteristics of our peo
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in fiction. In "Unleavened Bread" he
deals boldly and vigorously with certain
social conditions peculiar to modern life,
and outlines the career of a woman of am
bition. The volume has three main di
visions, "The Emancipation." "The Strug
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view of a clever and ambitious woman
when her aims have been achieved. The
book belongs to the problem class, and
will cause discussion.
. .
, "Dorothy Marlow; or, A Heritage of
Peril." By A. W. Marchmont. Chicago
and New York: Rand, McNally & Co.
Dorothy Marlow. or, as the young per
son calls herself. "Dessie" Merrlon,
springs from a very questionable stock.
Her father was a forger, and her sister
given over to bad ways. The romance is
of the detective character. Dessle, when
taking her place In a railroad carriage,
has accidentally exchanged traveling bags
with a woman and discovers hidden In a
piece of tobacco three rubies of great size
and beauty. There ha3 been a robbery.
The young girl, who has come to London
so as to hide her unfortunate family con
nections, meets the Count of Montalt, who
is engaged to the rich widow, rora Mark
ham. Dessie at once recognizes in the
Count the man she has seen arrested at
Birmingham. The young woman having
adopted the profession of journalism, and
being engaged, too, to a young lawyer In
a criminal practice, they make It very un
comfortable for the man who had stolen
the rubles. Finally, after many trials, the
bad man meets his doom.
...
"A Dream of a Throne." By Charles F.
Embree. Boston: Messrs. Little. Brown
& Co. $1.60.
Mexico has never grown commonplace,
and, with its mixture of Spanish and na
tive population, its present religion and
its traces of ancient, forgotten faiths, its
ruins of many dates. Us real and ru
mored treasure, it must always attract
the novelist wishing something brighter
than neutral hues for his story. Mr. Em
bree tells of one of the many attempts
to seize part of the country for the de
scendants of an ancient ruler, but his
characters are modern men and behave
In modern ways, with an execution or two
in which reappear the fashion of an an
tique world. The three love stories are
worked out by the course of the attempt
ed revolution, and if the baser pair attain
to seeming happiness one has cheerful
faith that it cannot last, and the true
lovers are worthy of their felicity. The
Ktvle Is eccentric in certain minor de
tails, but, upon the whole, no novel with
Mexican scenery for Its background sur
passes this.
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