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I PART 2. Editorial Section. ... .--- m m m W T V 1 JF VP "A" V "JPW W T mF t Editorial Section, " 0 -fvx Pages 9 to 16. j- - SATURDAY EVENING. TOPEKA, KANSAS, OCTOBER 13. 1900. SATURDAY EVENING. 5? W'S? 3 A Partial List of Properties in fhe City of Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas, Managed and For Sale by GV3. HOB 22ES 1:1 . . V-.. . SI COMPANY- 4- jfc y rr .- -Mr ' - - & -- Si Easiness Properties, Residence Properties, Suburban Tracts, Farm Properties and Vacant Lots. BUSINESS PROPERTIES: B 21T No. 116 Kansas ave. north, a ona story brick, situated on lot IS, North Kan sas ave. B. 1C! No. 323 Kansas ave.. an elegant 2 story brick, fitted for residence or for business, oa lot 5 Kansas ave., city of Topeka, B. 64 Nos. 107, 109. 111. 113, IIS. 115. and 117 sth ave., east, known as the Can! al block, being a 2 story stone building with plate glass front, on lots 103, 105, t)7, lu9 and 111 East Eighth ave., in the city o Topeka. A. 431 West 80 ft of lots 114 and 116 Quincy St., Topeka. Smalr one story brick building. B. 14No. 212 Kansas ave. north, be- ' tween Crane st. and bridge, located on lot 50 Kansas ave., north, a 2 story base ment brick and stone building. B. 72 No. 629 Quincv St.. located on lot 299 Quincy St.. a 2 story basement brick ana sione building, a gooi location for business. B. 127 Lets 12- and 123 on Jackson st. In the city of Topeka, a large 3 story brick business building, 50x150. B. 51 Lots 152. 134 and 156 Quincy St., between 5th and 6th sts.. a large livery barn, brick and stone, extending from tha street to the alley. One of the most de sirable locations in the city. C. 367 Tract No. 169. being 125 ft. by S4 ft., in Shorey. N. Topeka, 2 sto.-y frame business building. C. 402 No. 1211 Kansas ave.. 2 story brick store about iixl. located on south half lot 4"5 and north 17 ft. of lot 407. C. 347 No. 3"I Kansas ave.. being lot 73 Kansas ave., two story brick with base ment. lOo ft. in depth, new and in excel lent condition. A. 373 No. 513 Jackson St.. In the city of Topeka. large elegant 2 story business house. 25x150: No. ol5 and 517 Jackson st., two lots adjoining the above with one story lumber shed, covering the entire property from the front to 100 ft. RESIDENCE PROPERTIES B. 358 No. 1S13 West 6th St., 2 story frame nouse of 5 rooms, situated on lot3 27 and 32o West 6th St., in Martin Place add. to Topeka. K. E7G No. 171S Buchanan St., a 2 story house of 6 rooms, situated on lot and the north halt" of lot 63s. block 3, Martin & Dennis" add to Topeka. B. 57 No. 207 Jackson St.. situated on lot 43 and north half of Tot 45, on Jack sun st., in the ciry of Topeka, B. 57 No. 211 Jackson st.. situated on the south half of lot 45 and also on lot 47 Jackson st. in the city of Topeka. with one and one-haif story house of 5 rooms. Both of the last two above mentioned can be sold as one property. B- 226 No. &43 N. Quincy st., a one story frame house of 6 rooms; No. 11S Laurent st., a 12 story house of 3 rooms; No. 120 Laurent St.. a l1 story house of S rooms, ail situated on lot 7 N. Quincy st. B. 226 Nos. 4u7, 409 and 411 E. Laurent Ft., being three one story frame houses, situated on the east STVi ft. of lot if), N. .Madison st. A. 361 Fractional lots 156 to 176 inclusive on Poik st. in N. Topeka, a story frama house, not in good repair. B. 375 No. 41S Lincoln st., a VA story frame residence of i rooms, situated on lots 124, 126 and 128 Lincoln St., Foster's add. B. 225 No. 619 Hancock St., a 1 story frame houses of 7 rooms, located on lota 1X9,. 201 and 203 Hancock at. B. 225 No. 7ii9, 711, 713 Stella St., being 3 one story cottages ot 2 rooms each, sit uated on lots 247. 249, 251 and 253 Stella St., In Schmidt's add. to Topeka. B. 122 No. 1104 8th st. east, being a W. story frame house of 5 rooms located on lot 336 8th St. east. B. 122 No. 1106 8th St. east, a 1H story frame house of 4 rooms, on lot 33S Sth st. east, Parkdale add. B. 314 No. 900 Topeka ave., a large and elegant frame residence of 12 rooms and attic, with all modern Improvements, steam heat, with first class frame stable, all situated on lots 290, 2H2 and 294. cor ner 9th and Topeka ave.. In the city of Topeka. A. 43 No. 1233 Western ave., a large brick residence of about 10 rooms, with good brick barn, shade trees and all mod ern improvements, on lots 4.5, 477 and 479 AVestern ave.. King's add. to Topeka. B. 290 No. 1423 Jefferson St., N. Topeka, a 2 story frame residence of 5 rooms, sit uated on lots 265 and 267 N. Jefferson st-. B. 66 Nos. 925, 927 and 935 Quincy St., a large, elegant, two story double basement and brick tenement, 6 rooms each, all' modern conveniences, including steam heat; and also a one story frame cottage of 5 rooms, all situated on lots 118 and 120 East loth st., being the northeast corner of 10th and Quincy sts, in the city of Topeka. B. 43 All of that part of the northwest of 5-12-16 lying south of 10th st. west of the Shunganunga creek and east of the A. T. & S. F. right of way, a large 2 story brick and stone building, fronting on 10th st., 50x00 ft., with two store rooms below and 14 rooms above, all finished and completed; a 3 room cottage. 607 East 10th; another 3 room cottage. 609 E. 10th; a 3 room cottage, 611 E. 10th; a 2 room cottage, 613 E. luth. A one-story frame store building, 623 E. 10 th. B. 123 No. 1925 Van Buren St., S. Tope ka, located on lots 7o9 and 711 Van Buren st,, in the city of Topeka. Walnut Grove subdivision. A one story frame resi dence of 3 rooms and frame barn. B. 6S-t-No. 217 10th ave. east, being lots 137 and 139 10th ave. east, a l1 story stone house with frame add. of " rooms, stone barn and other outbuildings, a de sirable residence. B. 81 No. 303 Jackson st., 2 story frame of 5 rooms: also No. 211 West 3rd st., a one story frame residence of 3 rooms, all situated on lots 73 and 75 Jackson St., be ing on the corner of 3rd and Jackson. B. 63 No. 1034 Western ave.. one 2 story frame of 6 rooms; No. 812 West 11th St., aone story frame of 3 rooms, all situated on lots 350, 352, 354, 356, 358, 360 Western ave., city. B. IIS Lot 144 Crane St.. Crane's add. to Topeka. a row 'of one story brick Hats covering the entire lot. B. 247 The north half of lot 70 Quincy St.. North Topeka. A frame residence just south of the Inter Ocean mills. A. 25 Fractional lots, 145. 147 and 149 and all of 151, 153 and 155 Horn St., Haines' subdivision of the northeast quarter of 3-11-15. An elegant, large, commodious frame house with all modern conven iences, frame barn. B. 183 No. 607 Buchanan St., being tha south half of lots 169 to 179 inclusive, 6th st. west in Horn's add. An elegant large house with all modern conveniences, in-" eluding steam heat, fine frame barn, etc. B. 124 No. 702 Topeka ave,, lots 21S, 220, 22 Topeka ave., corner 7th, a large resi dence with ail modern conveniences, good frame barn. A most desirable location. B. 340 The south half of lot 625 and all of 62, block 6. Lane st.. Martin & Den nis' add. to Topeka. Building, frame house. A. 2fi No. 929 Morris ave., a large 2 story frame residence of 9 rooms, situated on lots 295 and 297 Morris ave., West Park add. to Topeka. B. 73 Lots 125. 128 10th ave. east, an ex cellent and large frame residence with all modern conveniences. C. 265113 Crane St.. being lot 109 Crane St., small frame house of 3 rooms. No. 115 Crane St., being lot 111 on Craiia St., a small frame house, 3 rooms. No. 119 Crane sU, oeing lots 113 and 115 Crane st.. large 2 story house 7 rooms, in good repair. B. 138 No. 701 Taylor St., Topeka, be ing lots 217. 219 and 221 Taylor sr., a large . 2 story frame house of 8 rooms with all modern conveniences, large frame barn. One of the most desirable residences in the city. B. 336 Lots 59 to 67 on Van Buren st. in N. Topeka, a large brick residence of 12 rooms. B. 233 Commencing 4 rods west of the southeast corner of the south west of 25-11-15. running north 300 ft., west ISo ft., south 300 ft., east 1S5 ft. to begin ning, li-i acres, with large 2 story frame residence, modem in all respects and de sirable, located on 6th st. west. Record 4 A. Nos. 201 and 203 HarriF.on St., ll lots, one frame of 5 rooms, rooms small, with cellar, also another frame of 6 rooms with cellar, a house on alley wirli 3 rooms. Will trade for good property. Record 7 A. No. 519 Harrison st.. being' lot 163 and the north half of lot 105 Har rison St., elegant house with 10 rooms. 2 bath rooms, halls, closets, cellar, furnace, cistern, city water, every modern conven ience. C. 369 No. 406 E. 8th St.. being lot 176 and east half of 174 Sth st. east, 2 story frame double house with barn. Rental per month. Give us an offer. C. 3PS No. 427 Jackson St., 3 lots. 1 story frame building with 7 rooms. Party anxious to sell. Low price will probably take the property. Give us an offer. C. 366 No. 602 West 6th St., brick flat, S story and basement. C. 3S6 Nos. 817. 821. 823, 825 and S27 Hun toon St., known as the Stevenson flats, 5 buildings, each 2 stories with basement, 6 rooms and bath with all modern con veniences. Will sell separately or as su whole. Record 23 No. 90C Clay St., 18 2-3 ft., 3 room house. Record 23 A. No. 1730 Topeka ave., li lots. 5 room house and pantrv. 1 stories, - ba,ea-jrell. , ,;iU, built, very cheap,. Record 24 No. 1821 Fillmore st., 2 lots, 6 room house, mortgage on property, 3 years 7 per cent. C. 330 No. 109 Walker St., lot 1. block 16. Auburndale addition to Topeka; good house, frame, 2 story, 6 rooms, easy terms. C. 329 No. 110 Walker st., lot 1, block 16, Auburndale add. to Topeka. Good house, frame, 2 story, 6 rooms, easy terms. 501 JACKSON STREET, TOPEKA, KANSAS. C. 402 No. 1209 Kansas ave., 1 story frame house, 6 rooms, being lot 403 and north half of lot 405 Kansas ave. Price $1,400. No. 1215 Kansas ave., frame house, 8 rooms and cellar, city water, located on lots 411 and 413 Kansas ave. No. 1219 Kansas ave., a one-story house with 3 rooms on lot 415 Kansas ave. No. 1221 Kansas ave., 6 room house, lo cated on lots 417 and 419 Kansas ave. C. 41S One half interest in lot3 164. 166 and 168. being No. 518 Quincy St., large frame house with all improvements. Record 24 A. No. 202 Fillmore st., being 3 lots on the corner of Fillmore and 2nd st., 5 room house with outbuildings, sink, city water, gas in kitchen, cistern, with pump in kitchen, tine lawn and shade trees, grape arbor. Record 26 Lots Nos. 149. 151 and 153 on Leland ave.. in Veale's addition to the city ef Topeka. 7 room house. Record 2S Lots 412 and 414 East 17th St., Keith's 3rd subdivision, city number 412, house 6 rooms, good well, small barn, other outbuildings, good location. C. 252 Lots 278 and 280 on Jackson st., being city number No. 824 Jackson St., brick house with 7 rooms, coal house, cel lar, city water, cistern, etc., fronting on State house sauare. C. 462 Lots 451 and 452 on Harrison st., Huntoon's addition to Topeka. citv num ber 1263 Harrison St., ground 50x162. frame house IVi stories 14x28 with L 12x14. 6 rooms, cellar, cistern, furnace, frame barn 16x20, carriage house 12x2u. C. 466 Lots 326. 32S, 330 and 332 Morris ave.. in Slillson & Bartholomew addition to Topeka, being No. 1719 West Tenth St.. house 8 rooms. 31x41, barn 16x24 ft. C. 467 Lots 146, 148 and 160 original town site of Topeka, being; No. 506 Fillmore st., 2 story frame 8 rooms No. 500 Fillmore St., 2 story frame 8 rooms. No. 913 West Eth st., 2 story frame 5 rooms. No. 915 West 5th St., 2 story frame S rooms. C. 441 No. 1018 Guthrie ave.. lots 14, 16 and 18 on Guthrie ave., Euclid Park ad dition, frame house, 6 rooms, good cis tern, good well and barn. Record 34 Lot 294 and south half of 292 on Clay st., 3 room house with cellar. Record 37 No. 312 Van Buren, one lot, 6 room house, l1 stories, sewer and gas connections, pavements paid for. well, large cistern, grape arbor, very desirable place. Record 40 3 lots on Quincy St., between 12th and 13th sts., good house, good barn, desirable property, low price. Record 42 Three lots, corner 4th and Fillmore sts., two houses with out-build-ins, very desirable. Record 42 A. No. 425 Tyler st., 3 lots, 9 room house, bath room, furnace and all modem improvements. Record 4:J 85 ft, square on northwest corner Jefferson and 2nd. very desirable as an investment, good brick and stone houses. Record 38 S lots, corner Harrison and 10th sts.. city, elegant house, barn, fence, etc., will sell lots alone on Harrison or 10th if desired. No other such opportunity in the city for home in best location. I. 1. Lots 146, 148. 150. 152 on Lane st., with 2-story frame house, about 30 by 40, nearly new, good order, barn 16 by 24. FARMS AND SUBURBAN PROPERTIES B. 193 A tract of 26 acres on the Grant ville road, about one mile northeast of X. Topeka. a part of Kaw reserve No. 8, described by metes and bounds, all in cuU tivation, a small house. B. 193 Also a 12 acre tract, all in culti vation, near the above. B. 411 Lot K. Hillyer's subdivision of Kaw reserve No. 6, containing d acres, more or less, ail under cultivation, no buildings. C. 275 Lots 9 and 10, Hillyer's subdivis ion of the sotlt.h part of Kaw reserve No. 6. except one acre in a square form in tha southwest corner of the southwest quar ter of lot 9, being 11 acres of land, small buildings. Record 7.-26 acres in the norti part of the southwest quarter of 2-12-15, cren erally known as the k!oy tract, being1 three-quarters of a mile from the Wash burn colle.ee buildings on Kuelid avc.fjood house, barn, outbuildings, all umbtr culti vation, and orchards hedged and cross hetlped, the most charming suburban resi dence around the city of Tooeka C. 307 Lot O, Mulvane's subdivision of the northwest of 34-11-16. 5 acres. 4 mom house, one-half mile east ot starch fac factory. C. 37') 7'4 acres off the north end of "West End subdivision on West Kth st., b ingr a part of the east half of the N. W. quarter of 35-11-15. Record 25 ICO acres of land, fnety im proved, 8 miles south and a I;'t ! we-it of the city. So acres cultivated, fruit t all kind, good house, good barn, all icnccd. Can be sold cheap. Record 37 A. 80 acres of Kaw river bot tom land, a mile and a half southwest of Menoken. finely improved, for sale at reasonable price. Record 39 A. SO acres, finely improved, 2 miles and a half northwest of Menoken, 75 acres cultivated, small orchard, all bottom land, frame house, one story, four rooms, sold cheap. Record 42 A. Undivided half of 20 acres in Sec. 3. Town. 12, Range 1. together with 4 lots between 6th and 7th sts., on Lafayette st., in Parkdale add., for sale or trade. Goc d opportunity for g od trade. Property in' St. Joseph, Mo., preferred. Record 44. 40 acres 3 miles north of town. 35 acres cultivated, no house, all fenced. Very tine suburban tract. Record 43. 40 acres in H(t-12-16, 4 miles south of town, good buildings, plenty of water, finely improved, very tine subur ban property. VACANT LOTS: ' A. 210 Lots 210, 212. 214. 21S Lincoln St., in Home's add. to Topeka, being corner of Lincoln and 7th sts., larg-e frame barn in the rear. No other improvements. Fractional lots 127, 129. 131 and north half of 133 on Lane St., Horn's addition to To peka. 3 lots on Third, between Clay and Bu chanan sts. Very desirable. A. 20 A vacant lot on the northeast corner of 5th and Quincy sts., described as follows: The west 72 feet of the south 21 feet of lot 140 and the west 72 feet ot lots 142 and 144 Quincy st. C. 201 No. 1406 N. Jtf!ron st.. N. To peka. being vacant lot 2oJ and the --o'jtU half of JeM.ron st. l.oi l.i, in Lot k- hurd's add. to Topeka. C. 119 Lot S'i: K.imi.is ave., bet wee i 9' ft and I'Uh sts., on the wrj?t aide, near J Mid land hotel. C. 121 A tract of land on 1'iK'han.in between th and it'th sts., bnntr ; p:e t of section 3u. town H, rn h, t m- jr. a ft. on Buchanan st., end in fmtri Bu chanan to Lincoln. ne t t he nifSt e Firabl buil'lintr ht in the civ. A. 39 Ixjts bit and 1 "nrr-nfs fiibd'. -, 1 sion, part ot the northwest. f e.i. t, C. 216 Lom 99 nnd Vi 1 Iar:on st. Th. best unoceupl-? re-;M-;i'" 1"'9 i t I i- 'ii. C. -71 17 b-.ts in Kairthild s 2nd ;i!i:u.n to N. Topeka, joining ho U. t lit. "t! the eat and just north of tl. ; juie il"ii Station. C 31 t vacant lot, bt'lnjr 1- ts- :ih! 271 Kt-llam ave.. J. V Minis' .t.ioiiti i C. 3:2 Ixds 142. 1(1, 11'.. 11. v.". i 'hi Kansas ave., north, 1'h indit Id udd'ii":! to Topeka: also traet '1. Record 40 A. 3 lots on corner Ht h .im I Clav. very desirable. Record 414 bds nnd 15 ft. Wnlnut t , corner Pillon. Can be sold chip. Record 43.-54 lots on Clu st. r ; . 6 lots on WVi bash a e. : 43 b t s on n ' ave. ; 46 lot s on M iehiga n :i ve. : lot s oa Oakland ave.: 36 lots on Intleld n.-.: I I lots on Arter ave.; 11 lots on K-il itn ;- all in Jetikfn W. Morris add., be l-bn other lots In this addition, vtnl In .!'!. n Norton's add., a nd in t :i k l;i n. . ell I "i sale at reasonable rates, owned by ncioit giiKp, who is an ions to rea i iz-. Record 43 A. 3 lot s on Kim wind " , corner Chickasaw St.; 5 lots on l'ni"K .ie.; 11 lots on Chickasaw st.: 13 lots on Cben kee st. ; 24 lots on Slia wnee a ve. : n ; t on Willow ave.. nil In Kim grove sub II vi sion, west of south end of Pol win. The above properties are In our hands for sale, and most of them for rt-nl.ii. In most instances, the owners have eome into tit If throug h f or elosu re of nmrt z. g. s. They are eastern parties and dei re i o realize, and are wMling to make some ritiee in order to close them out. VV'e pre fer cash always, but payrm-nts can b ar ranged If desired. jShall be verv ghid to show the properties, and hope those deed ing to buy, either for their own uo or lor investment, will call and see t:,-. The prin cipal object of the advertisement Is to cull attention to the properties. Prie.-s a d terms can be arranged satisfactorily. We have sold a large number of prop erties during the past year, but have been receiving others until our list is riHv larger and more complete than ever be fore. GEO.M. NOBLE & CO. 501 Jackson St. TOPEKA, - - - KANSAS. V. B. We have other farm irn tiIi-h, other lotB; other resldenren nnd luiim' propertleq f'P Bale In tlu city of TojM'k i, and in Shawnee county, ti nd l-sid''s have farms in nearly every rn'.ntv In t h" state of Kansas and in wrstt'ni Missouri. We have ram-hes and pturH, l;ifK'' nnd small, besides ciry propert ies in everv principal city nf the st;ur. mid in Kansas City, Mo. Call or write for particular. r' ' . , - f 4 - ,... , . 4 4 ,. . - - - . , . ' - - 4 t 4 T0PEI(AS0CIETY. First Progressive Luncheon of Season Given. Complimentary to 3Iiss Louise AVillis, of Mexico. THE CLUB MEETINGS. Work of the Season is Xow Under Way. Notes of a Social and Personal Nature. Topeka's first progressive luncheon was given today by nine of the younger society girls complimentary to Miss Iouise Willis of the City of Mexico. It was a unique as well as an enjoyable affair. There were as many courses as there were girls giving the luncheon, and one course was eaten at each house. The menu was as follows: Soup, fish, sher bet, a meat course, salad, cream and cake, coffee and bon bons. At some places the guests were seated at one ta ble, at others small ones were used, but at all the decorations and arrangements were as pretty and the serving as dainty as though one hostess, and a much older one Lad charge of it all. Besides the guest of honor the young ladies were: Miss Helen Quinton, Miss Fay Quinton. Miss Reita fpdegraff .Miss Klla Davis, Miss Jessie Myers.Miss Ixu Ise Allison. Miss Grace Frost. Miss Lou ise Wood and Miss Bertha BeaL The Portia Club. Thf regular meeting of the Portia club was held Thursday afternoon at the-home of the president, Mrs. :. F. Worley and an interesting programme given. Last year the plan of serving re freshments at the club meetings was adopted and will be carried out this jear as well. It has heretofore been the custom to have an annual banquet to which the husbands of the members were invited, but this season in addition to this there will be four evening meet ings at which the husbands will be quests. The next meeting of the club will be at the home of Mra. J. c. Alli son in two weeks. The Spalding Club. The first regular meeting of the Spald ing Reading Circle this season was held last Monday evening at the home of the president, Mrs. I). A. Clements. The regular lessons were not taken up and the evening was devoted to business in stead. The annual election of officers took place with the following result: President, Miss Alice Flynn; ice presi dent. Miss Minnie Seiler: secretary. Miss Mamie Kahr; treasurer.iliss Park Reed. Plans for the year's work were thor oughly discussed. The club will continue along the same lines as were followed last year, Eng lish Literature and Art being the main topics. At every fourth meeting Mrs. L. H. Crandell will give a talk on art. Be ginning with next Monday the club will meet every Monday evening at Institute hall. The following new members were taken into the club Monday evening: Miss Wyatt. Miss Sarah Horner, Miss Mathers, Miss Park Reed, Miss Alice Collins. Miss Bessie Butterly. Miss Martha McAloon, Miss Mary McAloon, Miss Fannie Mclntyre, Miss Nettie Mc Intyre. Mrs. Markley. Miss May f.yd dane. Mrs. Kinney. Miss Loretta Kinney and Miss Loi'aine Kinney. The Stedman Club. The Stedman club will meet Monday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Crandell on Western avenue. The following programme will be given: Paper Mrs. Crandell Story Mrs. Chamberlain Sketch Mrs. X. P. Garretson Poem Mrs. J. K. Hague Poem Mrs, J. Weatherly Reviews. The responses will be original couplets. The Ninde Chautauqua. The following programme will be given Monday evening at the regular meeting of the Is'inde Chautauqua at the First Methodist church: Responses to roll-call will be two minute talks on the Chinese question. Lesson, "Rivalry of Nations, World Politics of Today," chapter 2, Mr. C. II. A. Schwartz. Lesson. "French Revolution," chapters 3 and 4. Mr. Slater. "Reading Journey through the Orient," Miss Nellie Lescher. Notes and Personal Mention. The Lakota club will hold its regular meeting Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Walter Cust, on Woodlawn ave nue, Potwin. The Junior Atlanteans will meet next Tuesday afternoon with Miss Nellie Lescher, on Monroe street. Mrs. C. R. Hudson is with Mrs, B. T. Lewis today, and Sunday she will go to ?.!rs. Margaret Wiggin for a few days, after which she will visit in Kansas City. Mrs. Milton L. Heaton and son Ed, of Leadville. Colo., are in the city the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heaton. Continued on page a. NEWS OF THE WEEK. Brief Review of Important Local and General Happenings. TELEGRAPHIC SUM MART. British have a three days' fight in Orange River colony, and drive out General Dewet's commando of 1.000 men. Secretary Long and armor plate mak ers confer over placing contracts for $15,000,000 of armor plate for navy, and a satisfactory arrangement is probable. Ex-President Harrison gives out state ment admitting he is not in accord with administration on Porto Rican tariff. Mysterious death of heavily insured young woman in Chicago unearths big insurance conspiracy, implicating a score of persons. Lord Roberts announces that he will issue a peace proclamation before leav ing Africa for England Conference of operators and miners called to discuss terms of agreement. A delegate convention of miners meets later to take action on offer of 10 per cent, increase by operators. Marquis Ito of Japan says disaster of the century threatens if aggressive measures are attempted in China. Ninety-first annual meeting of the American Board of Foreign Missions convenes at St. Louis, with large at tendance. Sir Thomas Lipton issues challenge for a series of races for America's cup, to be held next August. Bryan and Secretary Meiklejohn ex change letters regarding the treaty made with the sultan of Sulu. President Sanctemente of Colombia, recently deposed, relinquishes his claim and is succeeded by Vice President Marroquin. , Union and non-union miners clash at Oneida and one policeman is killed and other persons wounded Anarchist Bertolani, suspected accom plice of Bresci, confesses to conspiracy to murder seven different rulers, includ ing either McKinley or Bryan . Objection made to Oom Paul's landing at Marseilles and passing through France, as sympathy shown by inhabi tants may offend England Sir Thomas Lipton corners all visible pork in United States, but sells at fair profit. Senator Hanna completes schedule of his four days' northwestern tour next week, including thirty-seven speeches. Henry Youtsey collapses during trial for murder of Goebel, and insanity is threatened. President's vacation is ended, and he and Airs. McKinley return to Washing ton. Secretary Long announces $200,000,000 as the estimate for the sjpport of army and navy for next year. Four persons are killed and twenty ir.lured in a political street riot in Porto Rico. Roosevelt closes Illinois tour and speaks to immense audiences on his way through Indiana. Yellow fever mortality at Havana greater than for three years, due to un- Two Handsome New Topeka Avenue Residences Which Are Now Nearing Completion. r I , , .4 Uf i tl ?fr tmi J T. :',. i r,. ...mi!!. d 1 ' A I 'A- i ,fv tt t-Ci -it - . -.MM "jS8 ' -i -.. , i i Hi rVrTrvj" Oilv-'i .in. , . LJ H -IS l,i5 WiiPlll.i ; ' Residence of VV. I. Miller. Residence of A. Zahner. usual number of unacclimated persons. A triangular political contest under way in Hawaii, three parties having tickets in the field. Lord Charles Beresford wins brilliant victory in sham naval battle during British manoeuvers in Mediterranean. Captured forts at Shan Hal Kuan are divided among nations. Court admits fear of allied forces restrains it from returning to Pekin. Bryan opens his tour of Ohio, where he will close next Monday at Cleveland. LOCAL SUMMARY. Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows meets In Topeka and decides to hold the meeting next year in Topeka also. Public recep tion given in the Auditorium. Suit for SJn.OOO is commenced against State Treasurer Grimes in the lisaee county district court. It is basd on the charge that he has accepted money irum Topeka banks as interest on deposits of state funds. Populist state committee claim an or ganized working force of 22,500 men for the campaign. . Rumor that Attorney General A. A. Godard will appoint an assistant attor ney general for Topeka in the event that he is ra-elected, is denied by Mr. God ard. Topeka Commercial club decides to hold a series of entertainments in the Auditorium to pay for the chairs. Net proceeds of the opening Auditor ium concert is shown to be $:'.40. The Kansas university faculty refuses to permit the relaxation of the rule with reference to football players being em ployed, which destroys football pros pects at the university foT this year. Farmers in the vicinity of the Ft. Hayes military reservation make an ef fort to lease the land which now belongs to the state agricultural college lor farming purposes. Fa'her Hayden of the Church of the Assumption, returns from his European trip, and says that the people of Ireland are better off than they have been for many years. The Auditorium committee decides to eive an Indian war dance on October State treasury receives $200. being the resilue'of the estate of the late Robt. Higginbotham of Montgomery county, who died without leaving a will, and without relatives. County commissioners decide to take care of smallpox case, in the county outside of the city of Topeka, Clay Center renews the fight for the insane asylum by bringing an injunction suit to prevent the board of charities from condemning tiie land as an asylum site near Par-inns. Merchants of Topeka favor holding a home product show in the Auditorium. Washburn college football team de feats Kansas university team at Law rence by a score of 24 to 0. Rourke Cockran.the famous New York Democrat, makes a speech to 5.000 peo ple in the Topeka Auditorium, on imper ialism. Parsons lawyers come to Topeka to bring pressure to bear on the board of charities concerning the location of the asylum. Rock Island decides to erect stand pipes instead of the ordinary water tank?. Santa Fe decides to begin the opera tion of the California limited on Novem ber I. THIS IS FUNNY. Why Douglas County Prohibi tion Ticket Was Not Filed. Man Entrusted With It comes Ii toxicated. IJ.- FORGOT HIS MISSION. Trouble Because Ticket Will Not He On Olllcial Jiallot. Time Expired IJefore the Doc ument Was Found. One of the most bittr loial r"lill :il quarrels in Kann: is icpurtid i nn l)glas county wlnie t ti - I 'i di ln n i cour.ty ticket has lic-r. S.und Si nn i place on the oiticial ballot. b-M-no.-c "1" the. carclessnes. (.f a man und- r th" in fluence of liquor. Just how a I'l ohibit ion li- KeT ll;)ppci. 1 to be in the poK ssioti it a m;i;i h. was drunk is a strange m l-l- iii in p. tit tics, but the m.'ir.ner in which the in k' I was lust cxec'-ds that fi.jtuie in liii'in: interest. The Prohibitionists b"M n convent , on in Lawrence and nomlnnied a conniv' ticket. This tk ket was duly c-iitii. I and placed in a scale. 1 envelope to ! o---livered to un ntton -- h.. amh -xh- t .! to file the ticket with th" eotinij clerk. Those haii g the Tnatt r m l.jn.'' went to the attorney's ttiee but he w u - out. The janitor of tin- building w ;t given the letter with positive tns't'i' -lions to see that it K t into the hands of the lawyer who was to file It. The colored man vas all anxiely at that moment 'to fulfill his mission, but he, too found the law y-r out rf his ofliee. He returned to the low r llnor of t li building, and, according to his x-lnn:i- tion, placed the inn lope in a Aa f safety among seme j uptiK in tl"- .uw -renrle Journal office. The envelope wns riot thought of tin til the time expired -r tl- fi!in of I t. H tickets. The f'rohtbi ionist were iet i.i the list and an Invctlgati'ih 1 vel. i" I the fact that th. i: ta ke had ni i been tiled. A fuith-T in est i, i e. i placed the responsibility n;i The coliiied janitor wno has a f. mines.- I' -:' the how -i'g bowl. While under He- iin' jer ee f that particular eoolher. the ctisto'lt.'n of the envelope containing the prohibi tion ticket put It away so well thin lie has not yet found it. o the 1'n hiiution ists are left off the official ballot. "The rum power get in its u , i k hk.i i " is the expression which is often used to designate this complication by some ' t' the opposition but the Prohibitionist:, allege that the Republicans got the col ored man drunk and induct d him t make away with the document. This veision of the inatttr h.s b 'oi responsible for a complicated local fuss which isi Stirling up a j;i at deal of trouble. This Is the newest and most novel i-i-cidet.t in the political liistoiy 04 11. st aii.