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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, SATURDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 13. 1900. ft he Drawer Trunk Made and patented by Mr. tlossfeid, August 21, 1900. A A itit it it it it it itititit If it it it it ft A A -:i , ?j ' p - - ? - i ' f ".zr ' i The most convenient and strongest trunk made in the world today. No lid to lift; the top can be used while every drawer ia open; one can get into any part of the trunk without interference from any other part. The demand is already so large for these trunks that our capacity is taxed to the utmost in filling deal ers' orders. Persons desiring them will have to order in advance. Our new Steamer Trunks will be on the market in a few weeks. Topeka Trunk anufactory. This cut represents two trunks showing the Drawer Trunk open while another trunk is on top of it. GEO. V. H0SSFELD, Proprietor. 510 Kansas Avenue. 4 yyV MMMMlMMl y9jtLj. 38 WW & n AIIE SOLD OX A POSITIVE GUARANTEE. Cures all Aches, Pains and Bruises instantly external. 50 cts. per Bottle. internal or Qavitt's Pain Extractor fiivitt'c Hpfhll Hitlf manf Cures Sore Throat, Piles, Rheumatism, Skin Eruptions VJaVUla IIC1 ua VlllllllCIU and All Lung diseases. 25 cts. per Jar. Cures all Kidney, Liver, Stomach and Blood Diseases. 25 cts per Package. Cures Colds in the Head and Catarrh. 25 cts. per Bottle. SOLD BY ALL TOPEKA DRUGGISTS. Gavitt's System Regulator Gavitt's Catarrh Cure it v. v 1 CM 3 , Ns 'L if.-, .i - . - - . . Sunflower Tablets Is a vegetable remedy, and the surest, safest, and best malaria medicine in the world. Thousands of testimonials to prove it. Recom mended by the best physicians Sold by druprists 50 cents a box or sent by mail, post-paid, on receipt of price. Free sample to any address. . - . . Sunflower Remedy Co., American Tract Bldg., New York City x FOR MONDAY ONLY rill make to your order any $15.00 C1 J (( Suit in the house for plUU N. VOL FF, 429 KANSAS AVENUE, -K - : PI fa f : InllLA rr rrrs T U IMS We are showing an elegant line of Jewell Base Burners, Com bination Hard and Soft Coal Heaters, the latest and most improved Hot Blast and Oak Constructions". NEW GOLD BBICK. Aluminum Finish COAL OIL STOVES in all Sizes. C HANKY & MORTON, 623 KANSAS AVENUE. BICYCLES Mional, Union and JEonarcli, From S35 to $60 U. S. CYCLE GO. 113 East Eifflit'a Street. TFrom the New York Sun.1 It Isn't easy to ?ell gold bricks and green goods in Hester street, but dealers in these articles may profitably sell other things in that locality. There is wild, de monstrative grief today in more than a score of households in the neighborhood over the successful campaign of a swin dler who is closely related to the venders of fictitious nuggets. Last Tuesday a middle-aged man who described himself as Samuel Bernstein, of Brooklyn. cal d on Mrs. Mary Flaum baum. of 110 Suffolk street, whose hus band keeps a. butter and egg store there. "You vas a pizness vooman," said Bern stein, "undt efferypoddy says you vas der smardesd voomans in der woild for a par gain." "A pargain ?" exclaimed Mrs. Klaum baum, becoming interested. "Yah. a regular vargain," said Bern stein. ' Listen. I ha'f a lod of fine brandy. Pon't sa y von vord. Id vas smuggled. Regular imporded brandy vot cheaded der government. I vill sell id to you six gal lons for $10. It vas vort $5 a gallon. I vill led you haf a, sample of it, but you musdt say nodtiings or der bolice will pud me in chail."' "A pargain is a pargain." responded Mrs. Flaumhaum, "undt I vill alvays puy a pargain.- Mr. Bernstein, undt I vill say noddings." On the following day he brought around a. pine bnx about tre size of a. champagne case. The box, he explained, was iined with tin. and held six gallons of the brandy. Then he pulled out a plug which fitted into a hole in the top of the box and pouring some -of the contents into a g'ass asked Mrs. Flaumbaum to test it. She took the liquor around to a saloon and tne proprietor, after tasting it. assured her that it was first-class brandy. Then she went back to tne house, secured $40 from a stocking and bought four of the cases on the spot. Bernstein delivered th-m from the wagon he had outside, which was loaded to the top with similar boxes. Then he drove away to visit other vic tims, it was subsequently developed. All the afternoon he was busy selling xhe boxes in the neighborhood. Mrs. Flaumbaum hastened to tell her husband when he came home that ni.ht of the bargain in brandy she had ob tained. He drank a very little of the brandy and was so overjoyed that he told her that she was a smart woman and kissed her. Then, with a view of dinpos ing of the brandy and realizing their pro lits. they invited some of their friends to call and try the spirits. The pair were congratulated all around, and under thft mellowing influence of the liquor the con gratulations told became more and more effusive, when the supply out of the case from which they had been drinking sud denly stopped. 'Vat is der madder?' asked Flaumbaum of his wife, as she shook the case. He turned it upside down over a. dishpan.-but not a drop of liquor came out. Flaum baum rushed for a hatchet and with it he pulled a board off the box. Then he gave a yell that could be heard a block away. "Ach, mein Gott! Vat do I see, vat do I see?" he gasped. Mrs. Flaumbaum looked, and with a screech fell to the floor in a faint. The guests looked, too. and then they began to yell. The noise brought in the neigh bors, and there were lamentations all around. The hole in the box led to a tin tube about six inches long, and this had con tained about a pint of brandy. The rest of the box was filled with sand and rub bish, so arranged that wheti tne box was shaken the contents moved about in such a way as to give the impression that the box was filled with, liquor. The other boxes were similarly filled. "You vas a smardt vooman? Yes? No?" said Flaumbaum to his wife when he sur veyed the pile of boxes. "You a pizness vt oman? You pe a regular dunce." The pair went the next day to the Es sex Market police court and secured a warrant for Bernstein's arrest, but when Detective McXevins, of the court squad, went to Brooklyn to serve it he wa in formed that Bernstein had gone to Eur ope. The detective learned that the tin tubes in the boxes had been made bv Louis Levine. a tinsmith, of 1H4 Suffolk street, and arrested him. In court yester day Lawyer Morris Gottlieb declared that Levine was with Bernstein when he sold the boxes, but Levine established an alibi and was discharged. Gottlieb is counsel for ten other victims of the fraud. To not get scared If your heart troubles you. Most likely you suffer from indiges tion. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure digests what you eat and gives the worn out stomach perfect rest. It is the only preparation known that completely digests ail classes of foods; that is why it cures the worst cases of indigestion and stomach trouble after everything else has failed. It mav be taken in all conditions and cannot help but do you good. At all drug stores. ROCK ISLAND ROUTE. Kansas City and Return $2.67. Tickets on sale October 9, 11, 13, and 15. Final return limit, October 20. A Topeka married man got Into trou ble a few days ago. But It was all a mistake. Such a horrible mistake. Supposing- his name was James Smith and his brother was John Smith. Then it happened this wav only the names "were different: John Smith not married. James Smith married, very much mar ried to a very jealous woman or perhaps no more jealous than any other woman would have been under the circumstan ces. A letter came to the married man's house addressed to Mr. J. Smith. The ad dress was written by a woman. The en velope was blue tinted paper and .highly perfumed. Mrs. James Smith received it from the postman. She looked at It and drew a very deep breath. When Mr. Smith came home at noon his wife was Everybody reads the State Journal. sitting in the parlor in a straight back ed chair drumming her finger tips on the table. She greeted him - with affected cordiality. He noticed that there was that stranpre light in her eye that you read about in yellow backed novels when the wronged Wife discovers her husband's duplicity. "Any letters?" asked hubby as lie hung up his hat. "Yes," a very short yes at that was the reply. Hubby was bright. He knew some thing: was up. "Who from?" he asked. "I don't know," said his wife. "Shall I open it?" "Yes, sure. See who it's from." She opened it. ".My Lear Boy," was the first thing she saw. "The hussy," she thought to herself and read a few more lines of endearing words and then looked at the signature. "Your loving girl, Elizabeth." "Who is Elizabeth?" thundered Mrs. Smith. "I don't know," replied J. Smith. "She writes to you and you ought to know who it is." snapped his wife. "But I don't." "Is that addressed to you?" she asked handing him the envelope. "Why, I guess it is. My initials." "Then who is Elizabeth?" "My dear, I don't know." She was going to take her things and go home but just then John Smith drop ped in and it was all explained, but he was mad at his sister-in-law for reading his love letters and James Smith, hus band, before the war was over had to buy his wife a new dress and "Eliza beth" was instructed afterwards not to address her love letters to every "J. Smith" in the city directory. ... A young couple about to be married started for a drive a few afternoons ago. The young man called f 6 rthe young lady at her home. They walked out to the carriage and got in. Everybody in the neighborhood knew that the couple was to be married soon and every window had a face be hind it and no less than a dozen people were watching the couple. The couple knew it. They both resolved to them selves to act very unconcerned and make no mistakes. So they got in the buggy. The young man picked up the lines but the horse would not move. He spoke to the horse but the animal would not budge. "Be careful." said the young .lady, "Oh, I will," replied the young man. He took out the whip and touched the horse. The animal looked around as much as to say "what fool is that try ing to drive me." After all the neigh borhood had come out on the porches to see the trouble and the. young lady had blushed and - the young man had said hard words to- himself a disinterested party came along and advised the youn? man to untie the horse before he tried to drive off. . A startling sequence or events occurr ed one day last week in a Topeka house hold. A large rat killed a chick that was just sprouting its spurs and tail feathers; the family cat viewed the per formance and made a meal of Mr. Rat, after the family cat and the family dog got into a political row, or engaged in heated battle through feudal instinct, with the result that pussy parted com pany with all of her nine lives at once. These fast-following animal tragedies bore heavily on the soul of one person in the household in particular. That was the eligible daughter. Some heartless, prophetic soul was inspired to work up on the superstitious fancies of this emo tional maid and find in the event a dire ful portent. . "It's an evil omen, surely," said the prophet. "Of what?" the maiden gasped, her pierced heart in a flutter of apprehen sion, at once. "Why, don't you know? It's a sign that there will be a wedding postponed at your house." And the little bride-to-be collapsed. Makes You firnw Strniiff I Builds Nerve and Muscle; makes; the Blood Rich. When you are tired oat and sick take Paine's Celery Compound. It cures and makes you grow strong and robust. ! i . m i vt It F. L. SKILLIN, West Somerville, Mass., writes: "We always use Paine's Celery Com pound and give it to the children when they are run down or have any kind of nervous trouble. It builds them up, reg ulates the bowels, gives an appetite, and makes them strong. I am now giving it to our little boy five years old, and it is doing him much good." but the wedding has not yet been post poned. In this connection a new version of the old, bid nursery tale seems apropos. The last paragraph will suffice: "This rooster chick can't crow in the morn. To waken the priest, all shaven and shorn, m To marry the man all tattered and torn L'nto the maiden all forlorn. Who milked the cow with the crumpled horn That tossed the dog that killed the cat that killed the rat that ate the chick that pecked in the house that Jack built. It isn't often that a lawyer makes the mistake of trying the wrong case but the storv is told of a Topeka lawyer who made that blunder. The lawyer was to bring before the court the question of a title to a piece of property for an aged couple and for another client he was to secure a di vorce. The Judge announced that he was ready to hear the lawyer's cases. The lawyer was one of that brand that has a few books and still fewer clients. The fact was the two he represented in court were about the first he had. He was agitated but pulled himself together and arose to state the case. He an nounced that his "aged client here bent with the toil of years of labor could no longer stand the abuse of a crabbed wife." And he pointed at the man who wanted the title to the property adjust ed. "No! me," said the man who wanted the divorce. "The title," exclaimed the man who was sitting beside his wife. "TJm, oh, ah, yes," sputtered the law yer. "I should say that this man here wants a title to his wife, " About that time the court rapped for order and another lawyer helped the young attorney out of his muddle. He finally got the title adjusted and the di vorce granted. The Value of Appearnnces. The day after the first battle of Cold Harbor, during the seven days' fighting around Richmond, was the first time I met my father after I joined the army. The tremendous work Jackson's men had performed during their campaign in the valley, their rapid march from there to Lee's left (lank at Richmond, the short rations, the bad water, and the great heat had begun to tell upon them. On the morning 1 alluded to, rny battery had not moved from its bivouac grounds of the previous night, but was parked in an open field, waiting orders. Most of the men were lying down, manv sleeping, myself among the latter num ber. To get Some shade, and be out of the way, I had crawled under a caisson and was slumbering profoundly, making up many lost hours of rest. Suddenly, I was rudely awakened by some com rade prodding tne with a sponge staff, as I had failed to be aroused by his call, and was told to get up and come out. as some one wished to see me. Half awake. I staggered out, and found nivself face to face with Oeneral Lee and his staff. Their fresh uniforms, bright equipnv-iits arfd well groomed horses contrasted so forcibly with the war-worn appearance of our command .hat I was completely dazed. It took me a minute or two to realize what it all meant. But when I saw my father's loving eyes and kind smile, it all became clear to me, and I knew that he had ridden by to lock me up and shake me by the hand. I re member well how curiously those who were with him gazed at me. and I am sure that it must have struck them as very odd that such a dirty, ragged, un kempt youth could have been the son of this grand looking man and victorious general. After McClellan's change of base to Harrison's Landing, on James river, the confederate army lay inactive around Richmond. I had a short furlough on account of sickness and was sent into town. I met my mother at the door of I COLUMBIA, j TRIBUNE and ANDRAE BICYCLES. Bicy cle undries and Repairs. Largest and Best Repair Shop In the West. TOPEKA CYCLE CO. 'Phone 706. 112 W. 8th SL v X fA her hnuRp, find she did not recognlz.' me. When she found out that this dreadful looking cn-ature was h-r sun, she immediately had rne put m a bai ii and ail my clothing, including hut and shoes, burnt in the back yard. I do m.c think I was in a worse condition thuu many or the other private Roldicn. Poor fellows! They ail needed nu h treatment about that tim. Roht. J .. Lee, jr., in Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly for September. COLORADO FLYElt. Via "Great Rock Island Route." Leaves Topeka 8:10 p. m., arriving Colorado Springs 10;35, Denver 11:00 o'clock next a, m.