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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL., FRED AT EVENING. AUGUST 24, 1900.
T0PE&1 STATE JOUMALv BY FRANK P. MAC LEN'XAN. VOLUME XXVII to- 203 TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION. Dally edition, delivered by carrier, 10 cents a week to any part of Topeka, or suburbs, or at the cam price in any Kan sas town where the paper has carrier system. . g- By mail, one year Si By mall, three months r-jS Weekly edition, one year PERMANENT HOME. Tooeka State Journal Buildinr. 800 ana 02 Kansas avenue, corner of Eufhtn. KTTW YORK OrTTCB. Temple Court Bldg. A. Frank Richardson. Mgr. , CHICAGO OFFICE. Stock Exchange Bid?. . A- Frank Richardson, Mgr. LONDON" OFFICE. IS Red Lion Court, Fleet Street. TELEPHONES. , business Office...... Bell'PfconelW Reporters' Room Bell' Phone 577 Senator Stewart has at last condoned the "crime of '73." The allied armies In -China are show ing no disposition to wait until Count von Waldersee frets there. Since Bourke Cockran's return to the Democratic fold, the St. Louia Globe Democrat calls him a hessian. Down In Emporia they are compelled to advertise political meetings under another name in order to Bet a crowd. Some people appear to think that they can make the silver Issue do duty In as many campaigns as did the "bloody ehirt." Unole Sam may as well make up his mind as to how much of China he wants and in what portion of the terri tory he wants it. The time for division teems to have arrived. Now that Pekin ha3 been taken and the Imprisoned ministers rescued, the time seems opportune for again remind ing the Sultan of Turkey of that unsat isfied monetary obligation. The number of capitalless rulers Is Increasing at a steady rate. The dow ager empress of China and the emperor are now in the same class with Aguin aldo and Oom Paul Kruer. In view of the repeated assertions that the war in the Philippines is over, it seems singular that 4,000 men origi nally embarked for China should be or dered to land at Manila instead. The Ingratitude of politicians Is again illustrated in the case of Senator Murphy who has turned against David B. Hill, the man who brought him to public notice and made him ail that he is. If Andrew Carnegie is to take the stump for Bryan as has been reported, no time should be lost by the campaign managers in arranging a Joint discus sion of the issues between him and Mark Hanna. Akron, Ohio, is outclassed by New Tork and New Orleans in point of size, but not in the bloodthirsty vindictive nesa of its citizens. The mob which took possession of the town Wednes day night added Incendiarism to mur der and the maiming of its innocent victims. Perhaps we shall hear less in the future about southern methods of dealing with public offenders. It took ten years to ascertain cer tainly that Omaha had cheated in the count of her people, but the truth is out at last. The census returns of 1890 showed a population of 140,452. The re turns of the twelfth census give the city but 102,555 people. The great loss is be ing explained in official circles by the charge that old hotel registers were utilized in 1890 for the purpose of swell ing the total of the enumeration. The adage "honesty is the best policy" seems to apply to cities as well as to individu als. The Washington Post sizes " up the South African war situation as fol lows: "We know that that war has been ex tremely injurious to British prestige; that a few thousand Africanders of Dutch and Huguenot descent have com pelled England to put in the field the largest army she has ever raised, and that, after ten months of the best fight ing of which English troops are capable the handful of Africander shepherds are still in the field and Lord Roberts still calling for reinforcements. Two hun dred and fifty thousand men, including the flower of England's chivalry.- are fitill struggling against 8,000 or 10,000 Boers and, apparently, as far from, a conclusive success as ever." THE AMERICAN EXECUTIVE. Coming from a Democratic source the following complimentary reference to President McKinley's Chinese policy must be regarded as having the merit of sincerity, at least, and as being unin fluenced by partisan sentiments. The Chicago Journal under the caption above Bays; The American solctler has marched t rom the seacoast to the Chinese capital, and on the way has fought so fast and furious that te has produced a list of "recommendations for gallantry under heavy fire." He has shot holes in the wall of Pekin, and shot yellow men off the top of the wall, and at last accounts was fighting in the streets of the ancient city. Occasionally arises an unreasonable person to arraign the president in strong language-for permitting and encouraging this sort of thing without the advice or consent of congress. Naturally this oiritieism does not come from the shrewd politiean. who appreciates the fact that the president was never in closer touch with public opinion in this country than fee is today. An executive who would have conven ed congress to deal with so much of the Chinese question a3 has developed up to date would be an executive not worth having. The shifting phases of the east ern crisis ha've called for executive Judg ment and courage only. At such times the office of the executive attains to ex traordinary importance. Mr. McKinley has employed but a small part of the au thority vested in him, not so much by constitutional say-so asbypreoedent and tradition. It im possible that President "McKinley may yet, in the homely phrase, "put his foot in it." But the uncomfortable fact, for his political opponents, is that thus far he has conducted affairs admirably. It looked like plain sailing announcing an honest, straightforward policy and sticking to it. But we do not know how much hard work there may have been behind the scenes; how much tact, pa tience, and perhaps "bluff" may have been needed at critical times. All we know is that the position of the United States in China today is such as to bring gratification to every American, and that the present administration de serves the credit of it. Some other ad ministration might have done as well; but that is hardly material on the eve of an election. Mr. McKinley has done more for him self and his party during the past two months than his slouch-hatted running mate will be able" to accomplish before November. It was rather a good joke, after the Philadelphia convention, to picture Mr. Roosevelt "carrying" the head of the ticket. But when the tumult and the pistol-shooting die, and the cow boys and the bronchos depart, we per ceive that if the Republican party is to win in November, the quiet gentleman in Washington, who talks platitudes, but avoids attitudes, will be the carrying end of the ticket. j GLOBE BIGHTS. From the Atchison Globe.J It is a rare man who doesn't do fool things every day. On the rare nights In summer when it is cool enough to sleep, the baby next door has the colic, and cries. Whenever we see the picture of a man's wie on his office desk, we won der if it is true that tie flirts with his stenographer. It is all right for a man with a broken leg to .accept sympathy, but people with "something on their minds" are apt to talk too much. The girls are wearing such high pompadours that should one of them die, the undertaker would have, to add a foot in measuring for the coffin. A great deal of time spent foolishly in courting will be saved in the glorious days to come, when a man can get a wife by dropping a nickel in the slot. It is said that a certain Atchison wo man is such a good cook that when she gives a dinner, her women guests pay her the compliment of loosening their corsets when they dress to attend. . An Atchison merchant lately spent considerable money hanging his show windows, and now he is mad because a good many people say the old windows were handsomer. There is lots of this sort of thing. An Atchison woman who isunhappy admits that she married to gratify her curiosity. It is a wonder some man in the penitentiary never gave the same reason. However, the woman has to serve until her term is up. When there is a picnic, or excursion, or other outing, people insist on going with members of "their crowd." Then one says, "Let's go here," while an other says, "Let's go there." The pleas ure of the occasion is usually spoilt by discussions as to what shall be done. If you know a person who likes your ways, go with that person, otherwise go alone. Half the average life is spent in foolish, useless "arguing." POINTElTPARAGlaAPH 3 From the Chicago News.l Whisky is an accurate senses taker. Gloves are unsalable when they are kept on hand. A man is made either great or small by his own will. Close quarters are to be found In a stingy man's dollar. A policeman's club contains enough lumber to floor a man. Children and fools are very apt to seize upon unanswerable arguments. The average politician will promise anything one minute and forget It the next. When women cry it gives them time to think of some other excuse besides because. When a man's temperature reaches the limit he is either hot-headed or has cold feet. It is useless to argue with some people, but lawbreakers axe always open to conviction. It must be a consolation to the poor bride to know that she at least wasn't married for her money. If wives didn't insist on their hus bands working the lawn mower overtime there might be a few grass widows. A girl should learn to bake bread be fore she learns to paint. It is better to tickle the palate than to tickle the palette. QUAKER REFLECTIONS. From the Philadelphia Record. . Many a man who invests money on a straight tip takes straight to the tipple. , "If I had been bora with a golden spoon," declared the pessimist, "It would have choked me." "There was a time when I thought he showed traces of genius." "Yes; but he's jumped over the traces." "O! we'll have to use yesterday's bread for this morning's breakfast," ex claimed a little Tioga girl. "I forgot to say my prayers last night and ask for our daily supply." Mrs. TTpplait "We had baby's picture taken today, and I'm sure it'll be Just as lifelike as it can be." Mr. Uppiait "Ah! then there was a phonographic at tachment to the camera." Small Beggar "Please, ma'am. I " Kind Old Lady "Here's a nickel. Now don't buy cigarettes with it." Small Beggar "Sure not. I'll save it till I git anudder, an' den I'll rush de can." "We had quite a thrilling rescue here yesterday," said the first seashore so journer, "but I don't ee anything in the papers about it." "O! there was nothing interesting about that," replied the other; "the woman was rescued by her own husband." "This is a fake," exclaimed the young man, tossing a small object upon the counter; "I bought it here yesterday." "A stick of shaving soap," exclaimed the druggist, recognizing it. "Ha! but you sold it as a 'shaving stick,' and it didn't remove a single hair." "I'm mightier than too sword," once cried The pen Very haughtily. "Suppose you are," the blue pencil re plied: "You aren't a marker to me." Patchen Lowers Track Record. Middletown, N. Y., Aug.24. Joe Patch en lowered the track record of 2:06 made by Joe Gentry over the half mile track at Goshen two yeara ago. Patcben'a time waa S:06. KANSAS NEWS. Fort Scott Woman Causes Ar rest of Her Daughter, Charged Her With Stealing a ' Deed to Some Land. IS A MIXED AFFAIR. A Wichita Young Gir; Dons Boys Clothes. She Leaves Home and No Trace of Her Going Fort Scott, Aug. 24. Miss Nancy May, a well known young lady school teacher of this county, who lives with her moth er on South Scott avenue, and Prof. Jas. Matthews, a handsome young man who has just been employed as principal of the Hiattville school, were arrested at noon today by Sheriff Brooks upon com plaint of Misa May's aged mother, who charges them with having stolen a deed to a 40 acre tract of land near Clarks burg, and placed it on file at the re corder's office. Miss May taught the Bell school near Clarksburg last year and was this year engaged to teach at Barnesville. She and Prof. Matthews are cousins, but Mrs. May, so the offi cers say, professes to believe that they contemplate getting married. The charge is a felony, and their hearings are set for next Monday morning in city court. Meantime they are out on bond. Mrs. May, a long time ago, executed a deed to the 40 acres in favor of her daughter, the defendant, but says it was not to be delivered until her death, the condition being that the daughter was to care for her until that time. They then lived on a farm near Clarksburg. Last spring they moved to this city. It is claimed by Miss May that the deed was delivered to her and that the property belongs to her. Prof. Matthews claims he had no interest further than to help his cousin in the matter. Mrs. May says the deed was to have been delivered to Miss Nancy upon certain conditions which have been violated and that therefore the deed is void. IN BOY'S CLOTHES. Young 'Wichita Girl Suddenly Leaves Her Homo. Wichita, Aug. 24. Mabel Lenin, a girl of sixteen, tiring of the restraints of home life, last Friday donned a suit of boy's clothes and disappeared. She has not since been seen and no trace has been obtained of her, although the police have been working on the case for sev eral days. Her parents at first thought that the girl had simply run away to the home of some of her girl friends. When she did not return the next day they became greatly worried and instituted a regular search for her. In spite of all their ef forts they could learn-nothing of her whereabouts. NONE WANTED. French Convoy to the Sahara "Will Not Recruit in Kansas. Fort Scott, Aug. 24. Since the publi cation last week of the letter of Anson B. Ingels to Capt. W. A. Green of this city, who is now in the Philippines offer ing him the captaincy of a company of the convoy which is to accompany a French expedition into the Sahara desert a number of Fort Seott boys have ex pressed a desir to enlist in the convoy. Some of them have corresponded with Mr. Ingels who is to command it, and he has written Will Blatchley regarding the applications. Mr. Blatchley today is sued the following card relative to the matter: "To the Members of Company F, Twen tieth Kansas Infantry, U. S. 'V. "Mr. Anson B. Ingels. of Larned, Kan., has requested me to say to the ex-members of company F and others who may be concerned, that he will not enlist any one in America for his proposed expedi tion into the Sahara; all enlistments be inb made in Algiers, and only the officers being obtained in this country from practical military men of experience." FINISH OF A FIREBRAND. Evangelist Compelled to Flee and Sleeting Broken Up. Abilene, Aug. 24. The Firebrands' meeting, which has been going on near Moonlight for the past two weeks, was broken up last night by the people who live in the vicinity. The evangelist was compelled to flee for safety. The "Firebrands" assail every other religion. They have a membership in this county of about twenty-five. They claim to be absolutely sanctified. Aside from their religious fanaticism they are, as a rule, good, honest farmers. TAXING CORPORATIONS. Hutchinson City Council Passes Heavy Ordinance Against Them. Hutchinson, Kan., Aug. 24. The city council has passed an ordinance that hits the telegraph, telephone and express com panies that do business here a hard lick. The new ordinance puts a tax of $2 a month per instrument used in the trans mission of messages. The ordinance is broad enough to catch all the call boxes of the American District Telegraph com pany, which as a part of the Western tlnion, has over 150 boxes in this city. The telephone companies are taxed 20 per cent of the gross receipts. The express com panies are taxed JS-33 per month for each line entering the city over which the companies do business. If the ordinance is held good it will cost the Bell Telephone company $1.0u0 per year. The express companies would have to put up $300 apiece and the telegraph companies would pay about $JO0 per year. COLORED PEOPLE CELEBRATE. Phillips County Negroes Hold a Pic nic at Hall's Grove. Phillipsburg, Aug. 24. The colored people of this county held their annual picnic at Hall's grove, near Speed, to commemorate the emancipation. There was a very large attendance. Paul Jones of Topeka was the princi pal orator, and he held the attention of the large crowd for about an hour with an eloquent address. Local speakers took up a portion of the time, and W. A. Reeder closed the exercises with a very interesting and able talk. LOG ROLLING OFF. Railroads Will Not Give Satisfactory Rates to Fort Scott. Fort Scott, Aug. 24. At a final meet ing of the executive committee of the Southeast Kansas Log Rolling associa tion in this city last evening the annual log rolling which would have drawn 10, 000 people here next Wednesday was de clared off because all the railroads run ning into town combined and refused to make a popular rate or to run excursion trains. - The railroads have persistently re--sed to yield. They insist that they will make no more popular rates for any town and this will end log rollings, which have come to be so popular fetes. POISONED BY ICE CREAM. ' Entire Family is Made Seriously 111 at Independence. Independence, Kas Aug. 24. Mr. A. Todd, a carpenter, with his wife and two children, were poisoned yesterday by eating ice cream, Mr. and Mrs, Todd were quite ill for a few hours, but are now considered out of danger. The children, however, are still seriously ilL The poisoning waa due to some old va nilla extract used in making the ice cream. THE AWARDS PAID. Goodland Kan Gets $2,000 for Kill ing Train Robbers. Goodland, Aug. 24. O. H. Swingley or Omaha, adjuster for the Union Pacific Railway company, was here yesterday settling claims regarding the capture of the Union Pacific train robbers. The reward of $2,000 Was paid to Sheriff Walker, J. B. Riggs and George Cullms. Mr. Riggs received the largest portion. The adjuster allowed Mr. Bartholomew $1,100 for the burning of his house. Other claims that the adjuster settled brings the amount up to about $3,500. HAS THE PINKEYE. Disease Attacks Horses at Mollne With Fatal Results. Moline, Kas., Aug. 24. The "pinkeye" has broken out here among the horses, and much apprehension is felt among the farmers in consequence. Chas. Spray, the ice dealer, lost one of his ice wagon horses. E. L. Knowles, the liveryman, tias three sick horses sim lliarly affected, as has also Will Dus bin. There are nuhierous reports of horses being affected the same way in other places. AN OTTAWA FAILURE. The Dunn Furniture Company Turns Its Stock Over to Creditors. Ottawa, Aug. 24. A big chattel mort gage was filed today with the register of deeds. The total amount of the mort gage is $5,027.29. It waa executed by the Dunn Furniture company of this city, in favor of Its creditors. Attorney W. S. Jenks is the attorney for the creditors, who number 20 and are located in about as many different cities. Among the creditors is the Bank of Ot tawa to the amount of $1,500. Notes From Jewell City. Jewell City, Aug. 24. The hail storm the other evening did much, damaga about two and a half miles east of town. B. F. Wallace's new house will have to be entirely reshingled, not a whole shin gle left on the roof. A chicken had its head split open by a hail stone. Wal lace's loss is covered by insurance. In the locality south the hail finished up the com and fruit crop. Hail size of eggs. Prof. H. H. Gerardy, principal of city school last two years here, goes to Smith Center. He lost his position by failing to send in his acceptance on the date specified by the board. He is an excel lent instructor. Prof. Doan succeeds him. A mammoth barn has just been com pleted by J. A. Dawdy. It will accom modate hundreds of tons of hay, 30,000 bushels of grain, 100 head of horses and cattle without crowding. The biggest barn in the county. There are four rural mail routes now successfully operates in Jewell county, and some more in contemplation. Barf Oak, Mankato, Jewell City, Randall and Ionia are all in telephone connection, and many private houses on the line In the country. Next Y-ar at Hiawatha. Troy, Aug. 21. The district conven tion" of the Ep worth league closed yes terday. The next convention will be held in Hiawatha, June, 1901. Officers elected are as follows: President, Miss Nellie Wenner, Holton; first vice presi dent, J. C. Hardin, Hiawatha; second vice president. Miss Adda Myers, Troy; third vice president, Mrs. Smith, Wet more; fourth vice president, Miss Gala Boxell, Oneida; secretary, Miss Carrie Peck, Holton; treasurer. Miss May Mc Allister, White Cloud; Junior superin tendent, Mrs. Magee, Seneca; board of control. Rev. Mr. W. H. Zimmerman, Lawrence; Homer Wark, Reserve; Alex ander Bennett, Goffs. KLAUER SUES DREW. Asks Judgment for Malicious Arrest for Selling Liquor. Herman A. Klauer this afternoon brought suit in the district court against Mayor Chas. J. Drew and Chief of Po lice Ramsey for $10,000 for damages claimed to have been caused by his ar rest on the charge of selling liquor. Klauer operates a cigar manufactory and store on Kansas avenue between Fifth and Sixth streets. His brother has been arrested several times on the charge of running a Joint in the rear part of the same building. The petition in the damage suit is as follows: "Said defendants, wrongfully, unlawfully and maliciously conspired together for the purpose of injuring said plaintiff in his business and to break up his said busi ness and bring him into pub lic disgrace and to cause it to be believed that said plaintiff had been guilty of an offense, and with out any reasonable and probable cause filed with the police Judge of the city of Topeka a certain false, malicious and defamatory complaint charging said plaintiff with selling intoxicating liquors at his place of business and caused to be issued a warrant for this plaintiff's arrest and the search of his premises on the 24th day of July, 1900, and took and caused him to be taken through the streets in the custody of the police and to be imprisonedin the city JaiL "Wherefore plaintiff praya Judgment against said defendants for his damage in the cum of $10,000." TRAINKILJLS TWO. Missouri Pacific Engine Strikes a Wagon Near Effingham. Effingham, Kan., Aug. 24. A Missouri Pacific passenger train struck a wagon one mile west of here today, killing two of the occupants. Alma and Closter Tay lor, sisters, and seriously injuring Mrs. John Black. HEATY WIND STORM. Does Considerable Damage to Fruit in Leavenworth County. Leavenworth. Kas.. Aug. 24. A wind, rain and electric storm this morning de stroyed most of the apple and peach crop in the southern part of the county. A house belonging to the Sisters of Charity was turned on its foundation and several small buildings at the Sol diers' home wera blown, down and tree uprooted. " $1.50 and $2 Negligee Shirts at . $1.15 Tomorrow, Spring Suits One-Third Off. Tomorrow, $1.00 Negligee Shirts at 49 cts. Tomorrow, AH Summer Underwear One-Third Off. NEW FALL HATS ARRIVING DAILY. RIDGELY SATISFIED. Populist Chairman Says Bryan Crowd Was Large. The general opinion expressed irt To peka concerning the Bryan notification meeting is that it was not the success, in point of attendance, that was anticipa ted. This is not the view held by the Populists who, according to Chairman Ridgely, are well pleased with the re sult. Mr. Ridgely said to a State Jour nal reporter this afternoon: "The attendance was fully up to our expectations. The programme waa car-J off pleasantly. In my opinion the meet ing was a grand success." "How many people do you think came in on the trains" asked the reporter. "Five thousand at least," was Mi". Ridgely's reply. "I did not go to the depots, but I believe that at the very lowest estimate, there were 6,000 visi tors." he said. "What is your estimate of the crowd at the exercises" was asked. "I did not make an estimate of the crowd," was the reply of the chairman. "I have been told by men who were careful in making an estimate that there were 10,00 or 12,000 people there. That is the opinion expressed by others but confess that I was so absorbed in the proceedings that I made 00 attempt to estimate the crowd. "The meeting yesteradyaf ternoon'sald Mr. Ridgely, "was a grand success. The one last night was beyond our expecta tions. The crowd was immense last night." - TO STAY IN PEKIN. Chaffee's Army May Stay There All Winter. Washington, Aug. 24. Th question of the withdrawal of the United States forces from Pekin to Tien Tsin or Taku has been seriously considered by the president and his advisers. A great deal of pressure has been brought to bear upon the -administration to take this step, but after mature deliberation it has been determined that the nego tiations for the settlement of questions growing out of the disturbances In China must take place in the Chinese capital, and that while these negotia tions are pending and until they are completed it will be necessary for the United States forces to remain in the Chinese eapital. While it is recognized that a withdrawal of the forces from Pekin might be hailed with satisfac tion in this country, it is said that the moral effect in China and upon the Chinese would be bad, and would be in terpreted by the Chinese as a retreat. Plans are being made to furnish the United States troops in Pekin with sup plies. The department has ascertained that the Taku port will be open until November 15, and before that time it is expected that most of the supplies can be shipped to Taku. The railway be tween Taku and Tien Tsin is in good condition, but some estimate that it will take nearly three months to repair the railway between Tien Tsin and Pekin. Meanwhile the Pel Ho and the canal can be utilized for transportation until the river freezes. The commis sary and medical stores which were shipped on the transport Meade and destined for China have been ordered to be unloaded at Nagasaki and sent to Taku on the transport Indiana. Dis patches were received from General Chaffee today, but only those giving casualty lists were made public. Admiral Remey advised the navy de partment that the Taku cable was working. The state department re ceived the following cablegram from Consul Johnson: "Amoy, Aug. 24. Mob burned? Jap anese temple this morning; marines is Tnneful as a Violin And as full of tune as a church organ. That's the sort of music one gets from a good piano, and good pianos are the only kind we sell. . Please call and try them. You will not be bothered to death with canvassers from our estab lishment. REMEMBER THE APOLLO RECITAL and Musical Entertainment on SATURDAY NIGHT. E. B. GUILD MUSIC CO., CRAWFORD OPERA HOUSE BLDQ. 631 Kansas Avenue landed to protect Japanese officials. Re storing order. JOHNSON." The state department's dispatch from Consul Johnson at Amoy that marines, presumably Japanese, had landed there, may cause a diversion to that section similar to the recent affair at Shanghai. The Japanese legation here has not been advised of the actual landing of marines there, but it is said that the Japanese consul at Amoy a short time ago ap plied to the government for warships to guard against any emergency which might arise. In response to the request two Japanese ships were dispatched to Amoy and it is understood here that they are now at that point. They have on board a considerable number of marines, suitable for a landing party. A Japanese landing at Amoy has more than usual significance from the fact that Amoy is' within what is known as the "Japanese sphere of influence." Thi3 "sphere" is said by officials to be sim ilar to that under which Great Britain exercise an influence in the Yang Tse valley. The province of Fu Kien, the principal being Amoy and Fu Chow. As a "sphere" it is chiefly important to Japan, as it lies opposite to the island of Formosa, which Japan took from China as the result of their late war. DYING, IN A BOX CAB. Han Found With Empty Morphine Package by His Side. St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 24. A man sup posed to be James S. Love, of Chicago, was found in a dying condition today in a box car in this city. By his side lay a paper labeled morphine. At the city hospital where he was taken. Dr. Nietert stated that the man could hardly recover. In one of the man's inside pockets was found a letter ad dressed to James S. Love, Belleville, 111. The letter had been written by Mrs. Emma Love, 98 Newbury street, Chi cago, and was to her husband. She expressed surprise that he had lost his position. The man is apparently a me chanic, about 40 years of age. KTJSSEL TO BRANCH OUT. Comxnedian Now in Topeka to Have Own Company. Jules Kusell, the good natured looking and able member of the Falk & Veronee Stock company, who does refined com edy parts and sings illustrated songs, is organizing a repertoire company of his own. He will soon leave the com pany now in Topeka to go at the head of the Kusell-Geib Dramatic company, as his organization will be known. Mr. Kusell will have associated with him Mr. John A. West, the monologue comedian of the Falk & Veronee com pany; Sam Morris, Miss Ceceille Geib, Adelaide Mancla and several others. Mr. West will manage the stage for the com pany, and in addition to his monologue sketches will create a new specialty un der the title of "A Brownie in Fairy land." The Kusell company will travel in a special car and will carry much spe cial scenery and effects. A good list of attractions will be secured, and the move promises to result in one of the best repertoire companies on the road. The new organization -will be seen in Topeka later in the season. MA 11 BY LEADING LADY. . Miss Lillian Mortimer to Be Married to Proprietor... Manager Veronee, of the Falk & Ver onee stock company now playing at the Crawford theater, and Miss Lillian Mortimer, leading lady, are to be mar ried. The marriage will take place in Lincoln, where the company will be shortly. ' Miss Mortimer has been associated with the Hopkins stock - company in Chicago, playing leads, for a number of years. Her ability entitles her to work of a much superior order than she is doing at present. Mr. Veronee has also been associated with the Hop kins theater in Chicago, in a business way, and has been attentive to Miss Mortimer for some time. . BOBINSON APPLIES. Paesident of Mexican Central to Join Commercial Club. A. A. Robin9on, president of the Mex ican Central railroad, has made appli cation for membership in the Topeka Commercial club. In commenting on the matter he said: "I have always felt an interest in To peka, and am glad to hear of any pro gress made. Topeka should get to the front, and I would like to be identified with the Commercial club in helping build up the city." Auditorium Meeting. The Auditorium committee will meet In the Commercial club rooms tomor row evening at 7:30 for the purpose of ordering the posters announcing the Auditorium opening, arranging for out side advertising, and the matter of hav ing programmes printed. Bucket Shop Case Postponed. Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 24. The in junction suit of the Chicago board of trade against five Milwaukee commis-. sion houses to restrain them from using the quotations of the Chicago board of trade on their blackboards, came up today for argument in the United States district court. By agreement of counsel the hearing was postponed until September 10. COLORADO FLYER. Via "Great Rock Island Koute." Leaves - Topeka 8:10 p. m.. arriving Colorado Springs 10:35, Denver 11:00 o'clock next a. m. 5W. ft Straw fiats, at HALF PRICE Just Received A fine big lot of Glassware that was ordered eight months ago before the formation of the glassware trust. After the trust was formed they advanced prices and did not want to fill our order at old prices. We threatened to sue, and they then decided to fill our orders. AS A RESULT, we can sell dlass ware at what It now costs the dealer. We have good sized Water Pitchers at 13 each. Handsome Footed Jelly Dishes at 1 0 Fine assorted shape Fruit Dishes, 150 Assorted shape Pickle Dishes, 5c, lGc Assorted shape Celery Trays at IQo and 25c. 7-piece Berry Sets at 25 and 50c. Large 4-piece Tea Sets at 350 and up. Berry Saucers, 3 for 10- Heavy gold decorated Salts and Pep pers with silver plated tops, 10o ea. Large line Gold Decorated Pieces at lOe and 15c. Everything in Glassware CSSAP. SPECIAL 7-in Decorated Jardiniere, with pedestals 8-in. high, both for 25 this is a 50c article. 600 more Framed Yard Pictures at 4g0 each. Remember, it pays to trade at THE PAIR, 618 Kansas Avenue. HURRIED OUT OF JAIL. Peck, Akron Negro, to Plead Guilty, and ba Sentenced at Once. Cleveland, Aug. 24. This afternoon. Peck, the Akron negro, with Prisonkeeper Washer, Dr. A. K. Fouser, of Akron, and Sheriff McConnell, of this city, hurried out of the Jail and were driven rapidly to the Union railway station where the pris oner and the Akron men boarded a train. It was said to be the Intention to take the negro to a small town a faw miias this side of Akron. It was also said that Akron was the destination. Prisonkeeper Washer refused to talk further than to say that Feck would plead guilty to the charge of criminal as sault and would be immediately sentenced. Prosecutor Wanamaker convened the grand jury at Akron this afternoon and an indictment waa at once returned against Peck. PENWELL TO GO. Delegate to National Funeral Direct ors Association. L. M. Penwell will attend the meeting ot the National Funeral Directors' associa tion which is to be held in Denver Octo ber 3 and 4. Mr. Penwell is one of the delegates ap pointed to represent Kansas at this meet ing. Besides him I. W. Gill of Wichita, Joe S. Johnson of Osawatomle and B. F. Bracken of Beloit are the other delegates. It is quite likely that other undertakers will make arrangements to go also. The party will start from either Kansas City or Topeka. Tree Palls Across Street. A large tree was blown down and across Lane street by the wind storm last night. The street commissioner was notified early this morning and sent a gang to remove it Paving Money Arrives. The money for the first issuing of paving bonds for this year. $28,300, was received and paid out to the contractors today. The amount for the second is suing will be known tomorrow as this is the last day on which those who de sire to pay their assessment in advance can do so. " St. Louis' Good Showing. . Washington, Aug. 84. The population of St. Louis, according to the count of the twelfth census Just completed, ia 6V5.2S. In 1S90 the population of 8t. Louis was 461.770. The increase during the past tea years waa 123,468. or 27.33 per cent. ' Descriptive literature. The Frisco line has recently . Issued for free distribution a number of pam phlets ' containing carefully selected photo-engravings of scenery together with reliable and up-to-date informa tion concerning the resources aryi great possibilities of the country traversed by the Frisco line. Write for a copy of any of the following publications: "Feath ers and Fins on the Frisco," "The Top of the Ozarks," "The Missouri and Ar kansas Farmer and Fruitman," "Fruit Farming Along the Frisco," "Oklaho ma," "The Ozark ITplift," or the "Frisco Line Magazine." They can be obtained upon application to W. C. Melville, N. W. P. A., Kansas City, Mo. TO CHICAGO. Sleepers and Free Chair Cars For Passengers From Topeka. . Pullman standard and tourist sleep ers and free chair cars will be provided bv Santa Fe Route for passengers from Topeka who go to Chicago with G. A. R. official tram ounaay, August zo. r or space and tickets apply to T. L. King, agent, depot. Mothers endorse it, children like it. oil folks use it. We 'refer to One Minute Cough Cure. It will quickly cure all throat and lung troubles. At all druggist-