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TOPEKA STATE JOTTBNA1V MONPAY EVENING, AUGUST 27, 1900.
5 VISIT TOROYALTY Rev. T. DeWitt Talmage Writes of His Experiences. Impressions Receired at the Copehagen Palace. KINGLY DOMESTICITY. Family of Crown Prince Ex tremely Cordial. Observations on the Palace Grounds and City. ICopyrighted, 1900, the Christian Her ald, N. T.J The following letter written by Rev. T. DeWitt Talmage to the Christian Herald, la republished by permission: The king of Denmark was absent from his capital, and so the Crown Prince received us in his palace and all his family came In with hearty greet ings, and a more delightful domestic group was never gathered. From the unconventional manner In which they received my family and myself, one would not think there had never been a. crown In the ancestral line or ever would be. Himself on the way to a ithrone and a brother of the Princess of '."Wales and of the King of Greece and .of the Dowager Empress of Russia, and jail his life mingling with royalties, he was less pretentious than any of 'the officers in the ante-room of the palace. He freely and familiarly con versed of the great international ques ' tions which are now disturbing Europe and Asia. He will soon take the gov ernment, for his father Is eighty-four years of age and must soon by natural law put down the sceptre. The Queen, though heir to uncounted millions, has not been made worldly, but is chiefly The Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark Photo for Christian Herald. 1p ' $(0 HWV t - W Interested in relieious work in all parts of the world. The home-life of this family is an illustrious example to all the domestic life of Denmark, as the home-life of his sister on the throne of Russia was an inspiring example to all the homesteads of Russia, The oldtt daughter of this princelv household Is a marvel of beautv and sood sense, speaking English almost as well as Danish. The younger daughter excused herself for an afternoon horse back ride, and on our way out through the palace park we saw her riding un der the careful guardianship of a groom. After conversation the whole group accompanied us in a ramble through the royal gardens: amid tree- themselves monarchs and bv fountains that had crowns of rainbow and by flower beds where queens of beauty reigned. After the ladies of our partv had captured all the princetv auto graphs they wished to win, we' left this brilliant home. But the kindness of these royal folks did not cease when we descended the steps, for the lovely proup of the palace stood waving to us from the windows as long as we were In sight, so that the warmth of the wel come was not more marked than was the heartiness of the good-bye We rode through a forest where rov alty hunts, and the deer stood quietly A if v'f ii 'V v V "W F She looks forward to ft with indescribable fear. Every woman should know that the clanger, pain and horror of child-birth can be entirely avoided by the use of luR S FYEV. a scentific liniment. By its aid thousands of women have passed this great crisis in perfect safetv and without pain. Our boot of priceless value to all women will be sent free to any address by ' P a!?v TS,9 fTT- n 7 Jfl erauneiu Kegtuaioc Co.. i t i" n M Atlanta, Ga. watching and fearing nothing, as though they knew -we could not shoot. But what regard for trees! "Would that we had as much of euch reverence in America. Alas for the iconoclasm of the ax! How it has defacedi landscapes and despoiled climates in our own be loved land! But here, in this royal park, they stand undisturbed and hon ored bv all who pass. "Vast umbrage ousness, with affluence of foliage in full leaf, letting fall here and there a few yards of sunshine to make the scene more picturesque and bewitching. Oh, the trees! No one but Almighty God could make one so graceful, so strong, so uplifting, so suggestive, so grand, so intermediate of earth, and heaven. No wonder they have been copied in the pillars of temples, for many of the cathedral pillars are only trees in stone. Aye, thi3 entire king's forest in Denmark is a. cathedral ages ago dedicated, and these bending branches are the arches, and this fountain is the baptismal font, and the birds are the choristers at matins and vespers, morning and evening praising the Lord, and when shrill winds sweep through this forest they sound the soprano, and the roaring thunders roll the bass in the Grand March of God in the storm. Style of a cathedral built by the Creator thousands of years before the architects drew the plan for St. Paul's at London, or ft. Peter's at Rome, or St. Mark's at Venice, or St. Sophia at Constantinople, or St. Isaac's at St. Petersburg. We wonder not at what George W. Morris, the great song writer of America, told us in our boy hood He said he was seated in an audience in New York City when a great vocalist was rendering Morris' famous song, "Woodman, Spare that Tree," and an aged man in the audience was so wrought upon by the ballad that he rose, and with tears rolling down is cheeks cried out: "Will the singer who has just sung that song pleas? to tell us whether the woodman did spare that tree?" It is remarkable that Copenhagen seems yet presided over by Thorwald sen's spirit, although that greatest sculptor of his time dropped dead in the theater of this city more than half a century ago. Though born here, a com parative small part of his life was passed in this Danish capital. His father, a carver of figureheads for ships, the im mortal son began with such cuttings in wood and kept on until for all ages to come he carved in stone the figures of Day and Night and the Seasons and wt p Adonis and Ganymedes and Mercury and the Graces, and five hundred speci mens of sculpture. When he returned from Rome, where he chose to study and work for the most of his artist's life, not only Copenhagen, but the nation. Joined in procession to welcome him. He sleeps In the yard of the museum named after him. in a bank of flowers, the place selected by himself. But whichever way vou go in the city, you find something Thorwaldsenian. While you worship in one of the churches, the twelve apostles look down upon you while they are wrapped in robes of marble that seem soft as velvet, and garments, the curves and wrinkles of which seem the work of a clothier rather than of a sculptor, while the countenances of the sacred twelve give expression to the courage or the caution or the wisdom or the faith or the love which was supposed to be the apostolic characteristic. Indeed, the most of Thorwaldsen's later works were consecrated to religion. To me the most impressive of all his statuary is hia figure of Christ. It is gigantic in size, but the alliance of ten derness and power in the countenance of our Lord, and the outspread arms of in vitation, and the planting of the foot with infinite firmness, proclaim him ready to wipe a tear, or able to save a world. What power in sculptor's chisel to preserve from age to age the heroes Is the joy of the household, for with out it no happiness can be complete. The ordeal through which the expec tant mother must pass, however, is dv ( A 1 T.,; .. r. .Kjt A r""-H W I r tri r"".:; i 1 A ' ft I J m i $ ft 0 f m the emanclpators.the rulers, the orators, the statesmen, the mighty men and wo men of the world. In the streets or pub lic squares of all the great capitals of Europe there are equestrians that seem In saddle of bronze riding out of the past into the present. The equestrian statue of Peter the Great in Admiralty Square, St. Petersburg, is most remarkable; two sailors were so impressed with it that they resolved to ascend it, and hav ing been accustomed to climb the mast they quite easily climbed this great statue, and one of them seated himself on the bronze, horse before Peter the Great and the other behind him. But this gallop of the heavens was inter fered with by the police who considered it a desecration for these sailors to at tempt to ride with the famous emperor. The offenders were arrested and tried and fined three hundred roubles each. They complained to the court that the fine was excessive.but the Judge replied: "If people ride with royalty they ought to expect to pay for the honor." In a more sensible way than that employed by those sailors, we all feel like express ing our admiration far the sublime art of sculpture. " To us the sculptor's chisel means more than the painter's pencil. Though so long this art of expression in stone has impressed the world it will be about the last art to leave it. Having looked into the faces of other centuries, it will look into the face of the last century of the world's existence. After most of the other arts have perished at the end of the world, and the painter's canvas has crumpled in the last conflagration, and the musician's harp-strings have broken under the fingering of the last fire.sculp ture will still confront the ruin of the earth, its Canova and Thorwaldsen sta tuary baptized in flame, and the eques trians in stirrups of bronze and marble will ride their horses into the red surges of a. burning world. SNAP SHOTS AT HOME NEWS John W. Breidethal has gone to Chi cago. Governor Stanley spent Sunday in To peka. W. K. Sterne has returned from a cam paign tour. Dave Mulvane is in Chicago on cam paign business. A large audience listened to Marshall's band yesterday. The weather today was somewhat cooler than a week ago. J. P. Davis has returned from his out ing at Manitou, Cola. The town doesn't seem any different since the Modocs left. Such mornings as today's shows how clean the streets may be kept. Monroe street Is closed from JSixth to Tenth on account of paving. The Auditorium is a favorite visiting place for wanderers on Sunday. State Auditor Cole accompanied Gov ernor Stanley to Highland Saturday. The city scales will be moved tomor row on the lot north of the city prison. Jackson's band members practice every evening and every Sunday afternoon. The asphalt repairers are working on Kansas avenue between Seventh and Eighth streets. The effect of arresting the Jointists was visible yesterday only one arrest was made for drunkenness. Mrs. Luclen Baker, wife of the United States senator, is reported to be danger ously ill at her home in Leavenworth. Instead of rallies the Republican state committee is considering the idea of hav ing "prosperity festivals" in Kansas this fall. The addition to the city prison Is al most completed and will be ready for oc cupancy by September 1, the day speci fied in the contract. The special tax levy for paving caused an enormous lot of work for the city clerk, but it has all been completed, and it is now up to the county clerk. The fire department was called Satur day afternoon to Eighth and Jefferson streets for a fire started by a gasoline stove. It was extinguished before the de partment arrived. Mayor Drew has issued the Labor day proclamation. September 3 is the day, and all citizens are called upon to close their places of tmslnesa and arrange for & suitable celebration. ON NEW YORK RIOTS. Colored Pastor of St. Marks M. E. Church Preaches Scathing Sermon. New Tork, Aug. 27. The Rev. William Brooks, the colored pastor of St. Mark's M. E. church, preached a sermon before a large congregation last night on "The Story of the New Tork Riot." During the sermon the feelings of the congregation were at fever heat, and despite the pas tor's frequent admonitions to be calm, his hearers twice interrupted the sermon with vigorous applause. He said: "I have been visiting the riot victims and making an investigation. I have a book ot facts. What 1 say here tonight may send me before the courts, possibly to jail. In making the following charges against the police I invite Investigation: "Innocent men were cruelly assaulted. "The clubbing in nearly every case was done by the police. "We have not found a single tough character among the victims maltreated, but honest, hard working persons. "Respectable and helpless women who appealed to the police for protection were cursed and threatened for their petition. "Men and women prisoners were beaten by the police while getting in and out of the patrol wagon and while on the way to the police station. "Men were beaten In the station house. "Men and women were taken from their beds in a nude condition by the police." NEW CANNONS HERE. Kansas Battery Equipped With Mod ern Artillery. The new 32-lneh breech-loading guns for the artillery section of the Kansas militia have arrived: two have been sent to Wichita; two being; retained in To peka. The new guns succeed the old brass cannon, which have caused the legis lature to make several pension appro priations for men injured in the line of duty. s It is the plan to have the old canhons sent back east, somewhere, but it has been suggested that one be retained by the Kansas Historical society as a relic. MB. SHELDEN SINKING. Topeka Man Dying at Rockford, Illi" nois. A telegram from Mrs. H. B. Hogeboom, at Rockford, 111., this forenoon an nounced that her father.George Shelden, is sinking rapidly and is not expected to survive the day. Mr. Shelden was for nine years an em ploye In the Santa Fe general offices in this city. MANY DISSATISFIED. Republicans Who Son's lake Miami Johnson Decision. There is a division of opinion among Republicans as to the justice of the de cision of the state election board in the Miami-Johnson county senatorial con test. The board held that the convention was illegally adjourned, and that the action of the Miami county delegates in naming Miller was consequently illegal. The twelve delegates from Johnson county nominated Mr. Sponable. This was not a majority of the convention of 24 delegates, so the claim is made that there was no legal nomination and that the election board, in view of all the circumstances, should bav ordered a new convention. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. Miss Blanche Bear entertained a few friends informally Friday evening, com plimentary to Miss Ethel Merwin, who returned to her home in Kansas City, Saturday. Those present beside the hos tess and guest of honor were Miss Edith Guibor, Miss Lulu Ewart, Mr. Sheldon Wentworth, Mr.George Duden, Mr. Har ry Gavitt and Mr. Otis Dalton. Surprise Party. 'A very pleasant surprise party was given Mrs. B. W. Vail, of 519 Leland av enue, Saturday evening, in honor of her thirty-ninth birthday. The evening was spent in vocal and instrumental music, furnished by Miss Lola Harris, and Miss Maude and Iva Williams, after which ice cream and cake were served. Mrs. Vail was the recipient of several sub stantial presents. The following guests were present: Mr. and Mrs. William Voigt, Mr. and Mrs. James Porter, Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cavender, Mr. and Mrs. James Harris, Mr.and Mrs. Sherm Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mallory, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Gandy, Mr. and Mrs. June Wilmot, Mr. and Mrs. Ellas White, Mrs. Geo. Warren, Mrs. Frank Harriss, Mr. Isaac Vail, Mr. John Delhi, Miss Jessie Watson, Miss Jean Smith, Miss Maude Williams. Miss Ada Gandy, Miss Mirtle Harriss, Miss Carry Vail, Miss Iva Williams, Miss Lola Har riss, Miss Ada Wilmot. Miss Mable Gan dy, Misa Mable Warren, Mr. Roy Steves, Mr. Otis Vail. Mr. Ernest Vail, Mr. Geo. Gandy, Mr. Theodore Vail. Notes and Personal Mention. The Vinewood party Friday night is given by Mr. Dana Davis and Mn James Stewart. Mr. W. B. Douglass has returned to his home in Chicago accompanied by Mr. L. M. Plank of 707 Van Buren street. Mr. Plank expects to spend a week visit ing his sister. Mr. Frank Forbes returned Thursday from a three months' visit in Europe. He visited France, Germany, Italy, Switz erland, Scotland and Ireland, taking in the exposition and also the Passion play at Oberammergan. Mrs. Florence Thatcher returned to Wisconsin Saturday, accompanied by her son Byrh. Mrs. Thatcher is at tlie head of the musical department of the normal school of that state and will re sume her teaching this fall. Mr. Peters of Iola, is spending a few days with Mr. Nathan Thompson. Mrs. C. E. Watkins left yesterday for a two months visit in Michigan. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ewart left Saturday for a visit to Chicago. Mrs. McAdams of Rossvllle Is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Killion. Miss Fetters leaves today for a two weeks' visit in Alliance, O. Miss Mabel McGiffin is spending a cou ple of weeks in the country. Miss Nellie Shaffer of Osage is visiting Miss Daisy Warner and Misa Venice Whiteny for a few days. Mrs. T. E. Davis left yesterday for St. Joe to visit her son, A. L. Davis. Mr. E. S. Rice of Chicago spent Sun day with his family. They will make their home in Chicago after the middle of September. Mr. W. S. Kale returned yesterday from a trip to the lakes. Mrs. Kale will return after a few weeks in Chicago where she is studying art. Miss Lima Pliley, Miss Winifred Hol comb, Mr. Luther Smith and Mr. Harry Alexander, chaperoned by Miss Hol comb's aunt, Mrs. Reader, have gone on an outing to Merrill Springs. They will be gone about a week. Miss Anna Marie Walsh, and Miss Ad die Skinner will leave the 10th of next month for Mexico, ; Mo., where both young ladles will enter Hardin college. Mrs. Anna L. Harrison, who has been visiting her mother, Mrs. C. F. Lercher, has returned to her home in Potwin. Miss Bundy gave an informal musical Friday evening at her rooms in the Veale block. Mrs. H. A. Collins left Saturday for Horton where she will visit her son Grant Meade. Miss Mary Wyatt left Saturday for Colorado where she will spend two weeks on her vacation. Mr. Sheldon Wentworth went with the Modocs Sunday to Chicago to spend next week at the G. A. R. encampment. Mr.Bernard Crosby goes to Salina next Saturday to visit a few days before en tering St. Johns Military academy at that place. Miss Minnie Cook entertained a few friends informally Saturday evening for her cousin. Miss Mary Davenport, who returned to tier home in Indianapolis Sunday. Those present were. Miss Mar guerite Rhetnberger, Misa Arabelle Troutman, Miss Nellie Baker, Miss Ber nice Fuller, Mr. Harley Riceman, Mr. Jean Bailey, Mr. Hobart Mills, Mr. Wallace Thompson and Mr. Bert Cook. Dr. Will Kennedy and Mr. Guy Ken nedy of Junction City, visited their brother, Mr. T. Gray Kennedy, yester day. Dr. Will Kennedy left for Wash ington, D. C, this morning. Miss Mattie Holyoke left Sunday for Chicago and Cedar Rapids. Mrs. C. G. Blakely has returned from a trip east. Miss Emma Gordon has gone to At lanta, Ga., to join the concert company with which Addie Jewell Newton is as sociated. Mrs. C. J. Devlin returned Saturday from Colorado. Mrs. Albert T. Perry left Sunday for a visit in Chicago. Mr. John Martin, wife and daughter, Mary, are spending a few days in Alma. Mr. G. V. Dever of Kansas City, spent Sunday in Topeka with friends. Mrs. Minerva F. Dennis will arrive tomorrow to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Y. Dennia. She will remain sev eral weeks. Mr. Charles S. Elliott and Mr. John V. Abrams return tomorrow from Washington, Atlantic City and other eastern points. Miss Leona Jones left yesterday for Aurora, 111., where she will spend her vacation. Miss Mary Reed returned yesterday after a two weeks visit In Burlingame. Mr. Bert Cooley was up from Ho-lton yesterday. Miss Mattie Stockwell of St. Louis, Is Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Cholera 2crfras. A half to a teasooonful of Radway's Ready Relief in a half tumbler of water, repeated as often a3 the discharges con tinue, and a flannel saturated with Ready Relief placed over the stomach and bow els, will afford immediate relief and soon effect a cure. Internallv In water, Radway's Ready Relief will, in a few minutes. cure Cramps. Spasms. Sour Stomach, Nausea, Vomiting. Heartburn. Nervousness. Sleep lessness. Sick Headache, Flatulency and all internal pains. There is not a remedial agent in the world that will cure fever and ague and all other malarious, bilious and other fev ers, aided bv RADWAY'S PILLS, so quickly as RADWAY'S READY RELIEF. Sold by Druggists. RADWAY & CO., 55 Elm street. New York. MM1 1 ' IW WW. visiting her mother In Oakland. . She expects to stay two or three weeks. Mrs. W. F. Parker is visiting at Eu reka Springs. 1 Mrs. F. C. Bowen is visiting her niece, Mrs. Wm. Reed, at Watson. Mrs. J. Cox left this morning for a two months visit with her parents in Salina. Mrs. Lee Gabler returned to Hoi ton after a short visit in this city. Mrs. V. B. McCoy left Saturday on an extended eastern trip. She will be gone about two weeks. Mr. Claude S. Minor returned from Atchison Saturday. He has been visit ing friends there the past week. Mr. Ralph Coleman of Junction City, stopped over in Topeka yesterday to visit his aunt, Mrs. Bunker. He is on his way to St., Louis. Mme. Barabini and daughter leave soon for Ft. Worth, Texas, where they expect to make their home. Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Schlegel went to Chicago yesterday for three weeks visit. Mr. EL Dieckriedy from St. Louis is visiting his sister, Mrs. E. H. Crosby. Mrs. M. L. Murray and daughter, Elizabeth, left Saturday for Chicago. She has been spending the summer at the Throop. Mrs. G. J. Lewis Is visiting friends in Lawrence this .week. Misses Dovie Shields and Nellie Por ter returned home yesterday after a two weeks visit with relatives in Emporia. Mrs. W. A. Powers and son. Charlton, left Saturday for a month's visit in Bel videre. 111., and Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Reed left Sunday for Connecticut, where they expect to spend the winter. JEALOUS RUSSIA. She is Mot Pleased "With German Actions in China. New Toric, Aug. 27. Prince Hespere Oukhtomski, gentleman-in-waiting to his imperial majesty the czar Nicholas and editor in chief of the Viedemostl of St. Petersburg, the chief government or gan of Russia, who arrived in this city on the steamship L'Aqultalne, is on his way to China as a special commissioner from his govenment. Prince Oukhtomski declared last even ing that Germany was doing her best to hamper Russia and destroy her influence in the far east. Bewteen Russia and America, he said there was not the slightest ill-feeling,and Russia was rath er pleased than otherwise to see America taking a hand in the Chinese imbroglio. Russia was not in favor of dismember ment, he said, and all stories to that ef fect were entirely untrue. Prince Oukhtomski conversed freely on the eastern situation. "German influence Is very great to China," he said, "and I must say it Is a very bad influence.for the Germans have not much to risk there and everything to gain. They began by taking the Bay of Kioa Chou, and they have ever since been threatening the empire. The Chi nese objected strongly to having the Germans so near their capital and eag erly offered the invaders land in the southern part of China. The Germans, however, refused to go south and insist ed on taking Kiao Chou, despite strong protests. "Li Hung Chang, who is a great friend of mine, told me at that time that the greatest disasters would follow Immedi ately if Germany's pernicious activity did not cease. 'If you destroy our gov ernment as the Germans do.'he said, 'the government will not be able to hold in check the people.' "I do not believe that Russia is at war with China. We are only fighting the Chinese who are destroying our rail way and our generals are moving against these rebels in Manchuria. "We have sent our troops to defend the central government, but I am afraid it was a great mistake for the allied troops to go to Pekin at all. It only will make the difnculties greater. '"Now the Chinese government will go somewhere into the interior of the land. They will continue to fight the foreign ers and it will be impossible to say who rules. The empress did her best to pro tect the ministers. If she had wished to see them dead, she had only to tell her troops to cease defending the lega tions. "Germany went to the east to do harm to Russia, and so she created all those difficulties in Russia and afterward in the far east. It was the beginning of a new political era for Germany. It may be that she did not think so much about doing harm to Russia when she seized Kiao Chou, as she did of conquering for herself. "At any rate I am afraid she is doing much harm to Russia, for we had the predominant influence in China. Ger many could not harm us in Europe, for there her geographical position between Russia and France was bad, so she went elsewhere, where we were more vulner able. "Germany will have some importance in China so long as the powers keep to gether, but Germany alone can do noth ing at all. Waldersee is coming to Shang hai in three weeks, and if he comes he will want some great and glorious de feats of Chinese. The German press is already saying 'We want to push forward; we don't want to remain in Pekin.' The German newspapers not long ago were opposed to dismemberment. Now they are strongly in favor of It. "Russia has only to defend her Interests In Manchuria. She does not seek to an nex even a small bit of territory, because It would be a great burden to her. I know from the very best sources that the dis memberment of China is not the wish of our government. "We could have annexed Manchuria long ago. because the Mongolians hate the Chinese and would be glad to be Russian subjects. Manchuria, however, would be a heavy burden. "I mean to say that the awakening of China is a dangerous thing, both economi cally and politically. There Is not, how ever, a 'yellow peril' in the way the Ger man emperor meant. The Chinese are very good people, and I think the danger is more economic than military. "The powers will, however, try to drill native troops, and that will be a great dansrer, for I am sure that In time these foreign-drilled troops will form the real bodv of a hostile native army. "Russia does not eare very much whether the United States keeps the Phll ippints or leaves them, but I think Russia would prefer to have America keep the islands as a sort of counterbalance or off set to Japan, who will be our great enemy of the future. Japan will not only be the enemy of Russia, but of all the European powers. "This Chinese question cannot be set tled. There are too many powers in it. Whv. even Austria and Italy are sending a few dozens of men over there. The struggle will be of endless duration. "Russia has no objection to the Ameri can flag in Asia. As regards trade, Ta-Llen-Wan will be an open door In Man churia, but It is difficult to say whether all of Manchuria will be an open door. If we make a great railway and then use it only for foreign merchants to bring goods into our possessions it would cer tainly be to our disadvantage. "I am sure America would have more trade in a united China than in a dismem bered one. In fact. It would be better for all trading nations. If Germany seized a part of China the United States would have less chance to trade in that section than'in the Russian spheres of Influence. We are not at all a trading nation aa the Germans are." " Troops Leave Akron. Akron, O., Aug. 27. As a result of the continued peaceful conditions existing in this city, all of the state troops which had been on duty here since Thursday last were withdrawn early today. With the dismissal of the soldiers the saloons w"ere reopened and the city has prac tically resumed its usual appearance. E. MONTGOMERY. Prop., (Successor to J. 3. Sproat.) Telephone 252. 112 East Sixth Street WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. MAIL ORDERS SHIPPED PROMPTLY. WE ALWAYS HAVE Whits Houss Flour, Fancy Pat. $0.95 Golden Patent 1.00 Star Patent......... 80 Straight Grade..... .85 4-li). package Gold Dust 18 25 cakes loilet Soap .. .25 Star Package Coffee....... .09 Parlor Broom 20 Laundry Starch, 8 lbs New Crop Cat. Evap. Peaches, New Crop Cal. Evap. Apricots, .25 .10 Ml 1 2 bars Laundry Soap .25 7 bars Jaxon Soap 25 Potted Tongue, per can .05 GOOD RAINS IN KANSAS. Nearly Every Section of the State is Soaked. The threatening black clond which passed over the city this morning from the northwest looked as if it might hold a heavy rain but the precipitation amounted to only one hundredth of an inch. Observer Jenning3 explains that the cloud looked very black and threatening because it hung so low. The forecast sent out promises more rain. It is "part ly cloudy with showers tonight and east portion Tuesday." The maximum up to 11 o'clock this morning was 74 and the maximum 68. The wind was east blow ing 20 miles an hour. The rain in Shaw nee county last week amounted to 1.79 inches. The map shows the fall in other counties as follows: Decatur 1.23. Phil lips 67, Republic 2.84, Marshall 1.06, Ne meha 1.17, Brown 3.50, Doniphan 1.15, Thomas 1.24, Sheridan .24, Cloud 1.77, Jackson 2.37, Wallace .45, Trego 2.10, Ellis 1.72, Ottawa 1.38. Riley .93, Pottawato mie 1.63, Leavenworth .75, Douglass .SO. Jackson .65, Rush .90, Barton 2.13, Rice 3.21, McPherson 1.70, Chase one inch, Lyon 2.45, Osage .74, Coffey 2.83, Finney .SO, Stafford 1.19, Reno 1.91, Harvey 1.78, Greenwood .49, Woodson .79, Allen .56, Bourbon .99, Ford 1.31. Sedgwick .22, Bar ber .22, Sumner .05, Elk .10, Chautauqua .01, Montgomery .22, Labette .86, Chero kee 3.84. ROAD EXPERT HERE. K. G. Harrison Showing Topeka How to Build Roads. E. G. Harrison, government road ex pert will be in this city today and will at once begin preparations for active work in the building of the experimental macadam road from .Washburn college to Seabrook. The contract for the stone has been let and the work of quarrying it will begin at once. A powerful crusher has been rented from "Vincent Kaczynski and as fast as the stone is quarried it will be crushed, ready to be spread on the road. A gang of graders has been at work for a short time in preparing the road for the stone, and the grading will soon ba completed. The only thing lacking then will be a roller to pack the roadbed. An engine and thresher company has made arrangements to send several car loads of machinery and among the lot will be a roller which Is to be used in making the road. As soon as it arrives the work will begin and as much as pos sible will be laid before the Good Roads Congress convenes in September. The remaining part will be completed duriny the three days of the conven tion. During the absence of Major Tom An derson in Chicago, the Good Roads con vention affairs are in the hands of Rob ert Stone. It is thought likely that arrangements will be made whereby Mr. Harrison will address good roads meetings in differ ent parts of the state previous to the congress which meets in Topeka. Persons interested in the good roads movement in Abilene and Burlingame have been in correspondence with Major Anderson relative to securing speakers on this subject. Mrs. E. W. Crumb of Burlingame in writing for a speaker asks that one be sent the first week in September, the week during which the Group Picture of Prominent Americans in Pekin. 'rite 1 I'M ' ' Interesting, indeed, is this picture taken at the race track in Pekin a few months ago, during the Spring meeting. It shows some of the prominent Ameri cans at Pekin- THE ONE YOU WANT. Potted Chicken, per can ... . .15 Potted Turkey, per can 15 Chipped Beef, per can .15 Corned Beef, per can .15 Condensed Milk, per can 15 Bulk Pepper, per lb .15 Shredded Cocoanut, per lb.. . .15 Ceylon Unfermented Tea ... .69 Young Hyson Tea (new crop) .40 Japan Tea, per lb. .35 Clothes Pins, per dozen 01 Jyg of Blueing. 10 Pint Cups 02 Premium Chocolate 15 county fair is to be held. She says that the attendance will be large from the neighboring counties and that a good speaker will be given a welcome. HANNA TO STAY EAST. Chairman of Republican Party Finds Uore Work Than Was Expected. New Tork, Aug. 27. Senator M. A. Hanna has decided to remain in the east much longer than he expected. Mr. Hanna stated last night that he might not de part for the west for more than three weeks. When he began the campaign work at the Republican national head quarters in this city his plan was to re main here only long enough to map out the campaign and then go to Chicago. Ha has decided, however, that the exiencie of the campaign require his continued presence In the east. So Instead of va cating the Franklin Murphy cottage at Elbron next Saturday, as he intended, he will prolong his stay there with his fam ily. According to several morning papers, one of the considerations that Influenced Mr. Hanna to prolong his stay here was the news that the Democratic national committee had resolved to establish head quarters in New York city and inaugurate an active campaign for Bryan in the east ern and middle states. GREAT FLOATING DRYDOCK One of the Beat In the World to Be Located at Frisco. San Francisco, Aug. 27. Application has been made by the Riwdon iron works for space on the water front near the Ris don plant for a great iioating dry dock, which is Intended to be the largest of lis kind on the coast and one of the best in the world. The company' plant is being put in shape to -turn out ships of the largest size, and it promines to com pete with the Union iron works in bidding for government work. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. Northwestern Life Assurance company to William and Amelia Swalwell, $300, part lot 236 Lime street, Parkdale addi tion. S. E. Oglesby and husband to J. D Stevens et ux, $300, lots 287 and north half 85 Tyler street. Pacific Place. Geo. H. Stewart and wife to John O. Martinson, $1,000, lot 121 Fillmore street. Mattie A. Van Cleave to Olive M. Chamberlain, $105, lots 47-49 and 51 Llu denwood avenue, Lindenwood addition. D, E. Wetherbee and wife to I. O. Davis, $1, lot 696 TopeEa avenue. Wal nut Grove sub-division. Thos. Owen to Geo. A. Barker, $300, part southeast quarter 30-10-16. M. H. McClaln and wife to J. H. Bene. $1,000, tract on Madison street. North. Topeka. Geo. E. Allen and wife to A. Raab, $1, 750, part southwest quarter 32-11-17. Wm. J. Offleld et al to Mary K. Of fleld, $1, lots 17-19-2-3 and 5, block B. Harrison street. Parks addition. Tax deed To A. Von Wolff, lot 754 and 56 Buchanan street, Steele's addi tion. Italian Wheat Crop Short. London, Aug. 27. The Mark Lane Ex press in its weekly review of the crop situation, says: "The Italian wheat harvest is officially estimated at 1.565, 000 quarters, so 4,300.000 quarters Imports will be required. The crops in central Europe are up to expectation. Russia reports an average wheat crop." r f fr- I TV m h m T a - I. '.: - n. . . m m . 1