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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 15. 1900.
5 wt 617 Kansas Ave. 617 Kansas Ave. . Is Here Displayed. 01 YorI I ne AN the EffBGf Stall Buying Mercantile- Company 110 East Sixth Streel TOPEKA, KANSAS, October 15th, 1900. Notwithstanding the recent great rise in Staple Dry Goods, we are still selling at the old prices. We were fortunate in being fully stocked up before the rise, and will hold to the old prices at present. It will be economy for you, if you need anything in that line to purchase at once. Indications point to a still further rise. We reserve the right to limit, as this advertisement is for the benefit of our customers only, and not for speculative purposes. Have job lot of Infants' Shoes 2 pr, for 25c. Don't that jar you ? Lot of Men's and Women's Shoes at $1.00 a Pair They are of good quality, but have been some time in stock. We buy for cash and sell for cash, and can sell you Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Cloaks and Millinery cheaper than you can purchase them elsewhere. 4- fit Jfir Jf..ff,.Ti A, The New YorK Mer. Co., 110 East Sixth Street, TopeKa, Kansas. fTTTTTTTTm rTTTTTTTTTTTl t Ati JL A nti A TTTTT T LOOTEDJUTORE. Knrglars Make a Rich Haul Last Night. Steal $2,000 Worth of S ilk From Mills Dry Goods Co. SO ONE HEARD THEM. Entered Through a Back Base ment Window. Selected Only Goods That Could Not Be Identified. Robbery Evidently the Work of Professionals. It was discovered this morning that the Mills Dry Gcoda company had been robbed some time between 12 o'clock Saturday night and daylight this morn ing. About $i(W0 worth of silks were taken. This is the biggest robbery that has occurred in the city for several years. The robbery was not known until 7:20 this mornins, when the curtain which hangs over the shelves was removed and it was seen that the shelves which had contained silks were almost empty. The matter was at once reported to Air. Mills and an Investigation was com menced. Sersjeant Donovan went to the store and took the case in charge. He found that the burglars had effected an en trance by- placing a ladder up to one of the windows on the first ftior in the rear of the store and breaking the catch which holds the window closed. They had evidently pried the window up with a file, as the marks on the window in dicate. After entering the store they had opened one of the windows in the basement, also breaking the catch on it. They then removed the ladder, carry ing it across the alley, so that the night police would notice nothing out of the ordinary. The windows were closed and they had all the time they needed to pick out the Koods which were the most valuable. In all they took 85 bolts of silk, and were areful to take only blacks and solid colors, as such goods could not be iden tified. They did take or.e bolt of figured silk, and that is the oniy thing taken which could possibly lead to their de tection. The officers think that after loading up with all the goods they could con veniently handle they put the goods in a buggy and drove away. The goods taken will weigh about 500 pounds, which is about all that could be carried in a buggy. The work was that of experts, as it was smoothly done and the goods se lected show that they understood the value of silks. They also knew at what time the night watchman and the po liceman on the beat made their rounds, and were careful that nothing attracted their attention. Officer W alker, who is on the beat, says that he heard a door shut in the alley between 3 and 4 o'clock this morn ing and that he at once went into the alley to investigate. He noticed that the windows were closed and tried the back door of the store, just as he did several other doors in the neighborhood where he thought the sound came from. Wm. Hopkins, the merchants' police, said that he was positive that he looked at the latch on the window in the base ment Sunday evening at about 8 o'clock and that it was all right. Those win dows have been watched by the police carefully because they were not barred and were easy to enter. The police, both for the city and the merchants, go through the alley about every hour dur ing the night. In speaking of the robbery this morn ing Mr. Mills said: "I have been ex pecting some one. to break in through one of those basement windows for the last twelve years, and am not much sur prised that it has at last been done. I have not yet made an exact account of the missing goods, but I estimate that the loss is not less than 12.000. The men who did the work evidently knew just what they wanted, for they took silks that we cannot possibly identify in case any of it should be found. They took the silks out of the wrappers and left them, but they overlooked a lot of silks of just as good quality as that which they took which were wrapped up in bundles and were placed, under the shelves." The police have not discovered any thing which will lead to the detection of the robbers, but they are busy working on the case. N'o one was in the store Sunday, and it is not known whether the robbery was committed Saturday or Sunday night, but the police are of the opinion that it was Sunday night. TWO J0INTISTS FINED. TOPEKAJOCIETY. Marriage of Miss Annie Jones and Warren Akers Takes Place at Grace Cathedral This Afternoon. TTTTTr4TTTTTTTTTTTt l 1 fTTTTT 1 i.t . Convicted of Selling Liquor They Ap peal Their Cases. The case of Fred Simmons, of the Royal billiard hall, for selling liquor, came be fore the police court Saturday afternoon and resulted in a conviction on two counts. Simmons was fined $200 and sent enced to sixty days in jail. G. W. Lem-It-y furnished evidence. He swore that he had purchased beer from Simmons on the 12th of September, for the purpose of se cur ng evidence. The case was appealed. The case of John Jones, a white man, who was arrested on the same charge, was also tried. Lemley testified that he had purchased beer from Jones on Sep tember ly. When Jones was placed on the stand he denied the eharg-e and said that he was working1 for the transfer company at that time. He afterwards ad mitted that he had sold liquor at his place, 615 Woincy street, but said that it was more than a year aaro. Judpre Magaw took the case under advisement and said he would give a decision this morning". He decided that Jones was guilty and sentenced him to 30 days in jail and a fine of $100. The case was appealed. DR. F1SK ON POLITICS. r , ' '4 mi f jtJ. ! It's a I $3.00 Shoe. t 2 You'd have to be told, or you'd guess a much higher price. You can find nothing like it else where for one or two dollars more. Every pair of shoes here is made of good, honest stock, and the inside has as careful treat ment as the outside. It might be a good idea to come in and look at these. Fur man's, 62S Kansas Aveaue. i t i i i" ! s 4- Duty oftho Voter to "Scratch" the Ticket When Necessary. The Rev. D. M. Fisk, of the First Ccn- grregationai church, made the subject of hi morning serm'-n vesterdav, "Dirty PfHtlos? No! Irtvine t'oijUcs." He told of the minister's r.snt and duty to preach politics and the application t'i local affairs, and dwelti upon the fallacy of allowing national Issues to control in local affairs and told of the divine ri?ht of scratching the ballot when the nomi nees represented corrupt practices. The sermon was listened to by a larg and attentive audience. Some of "the mem bers of the Good Citizens Federation, be lieving the discourse to be of value and that it should have a wider circulation, have undertaken to have it printed in pamphlet form and distributed. Strike Against Lower Wlges. New Haven. Conn.. Oct. 15. Three hun dred and fifty hands employed at the New Haven rolling mill went on strike iuday. The men complain cf a reduction in wages ranging from S to ITV2 per cent. Our Gold Comes Back. Xew York, Oct. 15. It is announced that the National City bank has er.gacred ?2 d'X'.'J' eold for import. Officials of th? bank said that the gold had been secured hi South Africa and represents the first output of the mines of the country since the breaking out of the Boer war. Wants to Protect Himself. John Devien. a fireman at the Edison el-ctric light plant .asked permission of the police to carry a revolver and gave aj his reason that he was disturbed by nee-roes when on his way home at nit;ht. He !tv-s at 4H East Seventeenth street and rides home on a bicycle. He says that twice a negro has attempted to threw him tifr the wheel, and that he is afraid 10 make the trip at right unless he has SoOis way of protecting UiUlaslf. Social Calendar. MONDAY. Judge and Mrs. 3. B. Furry will enter tain the Jiutlin-Wilson bridal party at cards this evening very informally. TUESDAY. The Felicity club will meet with Mrs. Pmith in the afternoon. Mrs. Walter Cust will entertain in formally in the afternoon complimen tary to Miss Lillian McFarland. Miss Mabel Wilson will entertain her bridal party at dinner in the evening at her home on Topeka avenue. WEDNESDAY. The only social event scheduled for Wednesday is the Butlin-Wilson .wed ding in the evening. THURSDAY. Miss Mary Hambleton will entertain at luncheon in honor of Miss Marie Brooks and Miss Liilian MacFarland. FRIDAY. Miss Julia Whitmer gives a card party and a c hina shower in the evening in honor of her cousin. Miss Emma, Whit mer. The H. H. club gives its first dancing- party tma season at rludsons hail, Akers-Jones. The marriage of Miss Annie Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howel Jonea, to Mr. Warren N. Akers of Castle Gate, Utah, took place this afternoon at Qraee Cathedral, at 3 o'clock. The wedding was a very quiet affair and it was known to only the most intimate friends that it was to take place this afternoon As Mrs. James A. Campbell played the wedding march Mr. Akers and Miss Jones entered from the sacristy and were met at the chancel by Mr. Jones who gave the bride away. The betrothal ceremony was performed at the chancel after which they advanced to the altar where Bishop Millspaugh pronounced the marriage service. During the ceremony Mrs. Campbell played Schubert's Serenade, and Men delssohn's march served as a recession al. The church had been simply but prettily decorated by some of the friends of the bride. A quantity of palms were arranged about the chancel prettily decorated about the chancel railing and outlined the steps leading to the altar. On the altar were vases of exquisite American Beauty roses. The bride wore a handsome imported Persian silk waist; the predominating colors were American beauty and a duil soft shade of blue. The collar was of blue panne velvet and she wore a gold belt. The skirt was a dove gray cloth, with a narrow band of white around the bottomland outlining each seam. Her hat was a small Jet affair trimmed with blue panne velvet and she carried American Beauty roses. Mr. and Mrs. Akes left at once for a short eastern trip, and on their return will spend a few days in Topeka before going to Utah. They will be at home after November 1, in Castie Gate, Utah. Announcement cards were issued today. Mr. Akers is a former resident of To peka and both he and his bride have many friends who regret their departure from the city. Mr. Akers' mother, Mrs. vv . c Campbell of Fhoenix, Arizona, at tended the wedding. For Miss Wilson. One of the most charming of the many charming affairs given for Miss Mabel Wilson was the dinner Saturday evening given by Mr. and Mrs. Walter Littlefield at the home on Topeka avenue. It was an S o'clock dinner and the guests were all seated at one daintily appointed ta ble. In the center of the table was a silver candelebrum holding pink candles shaded with pink. At either end of the table" was a high cut glass vase of pink roses. The name cards were dainty affairs adorned with water color sketches. A mandolin club stationed in a room off Bargains fill every table in our long and magnetic Men's and Boys' Clothing Department. Every shelf in our Furnishig, Hat and Shoe Departments sways under the weight of the hundreds of great values that here await your demands. No lot was too big for us to buy we've got the outlet for them all we demanded was a price that would assist us in moving the goods fast we bought hun dreds of lines of goods in just this way and now that we have got them we're going to sell them. en's Suits. r i 1 j Those very swell Oxford, Vicunas, fancy Worsted, Cas eimeres, Cheviots, Unfinished Worsted, and blue wire twis ted Serges. These salts come in single or doable -breasted; coats, pants and vest cut in the very latest styles; linings, trimmings and tailoring the very best a line of suits that we should like to have you compare with what you have been paying f 15.00 for our regular price on these suits while they last will be ilOSTETTEfft j CELEBRATED 'VJ y-. ivY- t Fitters Common ail ments, such as Constipation, Indigestion. Dyspepsia, Biliousness, Haiaria. Fever and Ague, of tea produce seriou results. This need cot be if you try the Bitters. It cures the above dis orders quickly and permanently Our Assortment of Men's Suits at S 12.50 are world beaters, consisting as they do of all the latest effects in new fabrics and styles. We are sole agents in Topeka for the famous Garson, Meyer & Co. make of fine clothing. Overcoats. During the Fall and Winter months your Over coat tends towards the greater part of your per sonal appearance and comfort. Anticipating your wants, we have prepared ourselves to supply yon with better values at lower prices than you have heretofore been able to obtain Grey and Oxford, Vicunas, Meltons, Kerseys, Beavers and Covert Clothes made In the heighth of fashion are her to be had for This Fall the shoit, median and long box coats will be the proper styles wa have them in all the new and staple fab rics ranging in price from w mm S7.50 to $25.00 Oar line of Raglan Over coats are very uwell. We would suggest if you antici pate the purchase of an over coat that you look through this line. Fall Styles For the Small Boy and His Older Brother. Children's 3-riece Vcstce Buits, with fancy veti a:iJ ilk faced lapel on coats ranging in size from 3 to 0 years in the luont c!-;i:.t patterns a suit that will ploase thi lit tin fellows at well as his mamma at $2.75 333- Boys' 2-pieoe School Suits strictly all wool with double seat and knee pants a suit that is worth bikI will give jM-00 in actual wear here at S2.45 Boys 3-Piece Knee Pant Suit sizes from 8 to 15 years of age with douhle seat and knee pants, In a fine un tin- CO QK lahed worsted, at i?QJJ Boys' Long Pant Suits you never Haw tho equal to these, and never will any whuro but here. They come in single and dou ble breasted coats, all colors, nplen didly tailored, good values at fcS.ou. PC rtfi Here at ljU.UU il We bought 1166 Quaker Work Shirts, they are made from the best quality of Cheviot and black hides, a regular 75c Shirt for 45c 1460 Pair of Men's Black and Tan, two-thread 40 guage Egyptian Hose, a regular 25c sqx, we bought them cheap and are selling them at 10c, or 3 Pair for 25c 3 Cases, or 80 dog., fine Midseason and Winter Ribbed Underwear in blue and greys of the famous Uni versal Knitting Mills make a gar ment that is cheap at 75c, our price 50c 478 Pair Boys Knee Pants In the new Fall patterns an exwp tlonal good values it At 45c 1 U Men's Pants. Here are three strong lines in pants in fancy Worsteds, in Stripes and Checks plain and fancy Cassimeres in Stripes and Checks, cut in the correct styles and fit perfect, on these pants we guarantee you a saving of from $1.50 to 2.00 Our prices on these three lines are $3.50, $4.00 and $5.00 The Lonsley Hat, the best $3.00 Derby and Fedora in the world. The swellest lines of Men's Hats ever shown in the city in Derby's, Fedoras, Golf and staple shapes at 95c, $1.25, $1.50, $1.75, $2.03,52.50 price that 720 Men's Laundered Fancy Shirts, rega lar $1.50 kind, bought by us at A price tha enables as to sell them at 95o Men's Fancy Shirts at 45c, 75c, $1.00, J1.50 and J2.00 New Neckwear the regular 50q Q Q r L i kind for , , 00 O"" V- 25 dozen Men's Fancy Hose, reg- AC-. 4 J ular 60c aualitv at jC ' - Shoe Dept. 363 pairs Men's Work Shoes a. shoe Worth $2.00 Here at $1.45 The never-rip-'em shoo a shoe made of one piece cf leather and without a seam every pair guaran teedhere at S2.50 The Bostonian the best $3.50 shoe in the world they come in all styles and ail leathers, and are the equal to most $5.00 shoes. Boys' Iron Clad School Shoes at gl.SO-Every pair guaranteed. 51 m M i 1 v. J I w the dining room played during the ev ening. The guest3 were limited to the bridal party and a few relatives. Those seat ed at the table were Miss Wilson, Mrs. Braggeotti, Miss Patricia Butlin. Miss Helen Wilson, Mrs. J. B. Furry, Miss Abby Ware, Mrs. Stoddard of Kansas City, Mrs. Littlefield, Mr. Claud Butlin, Mr. Ralph Moore, Mr. Everett Dallas, Mr. J. B. Furry, Mr. Ed McBride, Mr. Stoddard and Mr. Littlefield. A Wedding Reception. Mr. and Mrs. John Watkin Davis is sued invitations today for the wedding reception of their daughter, Mary Eleanor,, and Mr. Thomas Grey Ken nedy, Wednesday evening, October 31, at their residence at 1106 West Eighth ave nue. The wedding is to be very quiet and will take place previous to the re ception. Cards enclosed in the invita tions read: "At home after November 20, at 1301 West Tenth avenue." Notes and Personal Mentioa. Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Stoddard, of Kansas City, have changed their resi dence, and their address is now 2458 For est avenue. Mrs. Harry Miller and little son Noble, of El Dorado, who have been spending several weeks in the city with Dr. and Mrs. A. M. Callaham. returned o their home Sunday morning. Mrs. Henry Stevenson and Miss Jennie Price returned Sunday to thedr home in Turon, Kas., after a visit with Mrs. Weightman and Mrs. Lillie Stevenson on Tenth avenue. Miss Edith Ott left Saturday for a six weeks' visit with relatives in Chicago. Mrs. C. O. Barry ias returned to her home in Walker. Iowa, after a visit in Topeka with Mrs. J. N. Keys. Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Oleed and children returned Saturday from Ver mont, where they spent the summer. Mrs. Gleed's cousin, Miss Lillian Pisk, of Morrisville. Vt., accompanied them. and will spend the winter in Topeka and study art with Mr. George M. Stone. Dr. and Mrs. C. E. Judd announce the birth of a son, Sunday, October 14. Mrs. W. C. Campbell, of Phoenix, Ariz., is visiting her son, Mr. Everett kers, at the Wiley. The Ladies' Shakespeare club will meet Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. A. W. Parks, at 621 Topeka avenue. On Mr. and Mrs. Warren Akers' re turn from their wedding trip Miss Ray Martin wm give a dmaer party in their honor. Mrs. George Stoker is also plan ning to entertain them. Mrs. E. C. Rice and little dauehter left Sunday for their future home in Chi cago. Mr. J. M. nest, Mrs. Rice's father, accompanied her for a week's visit. Mrs. Charles King and dauehter Birdie have returned from a two weeks' visit in Colorado Springs. They attend ed the marriage of Mr. George Hemus and Miss Blanche Herman, which took place October 10. Mr. Hcmua formerly I lived in Topeka and Miss Herman has often visited here the guest of Miss King. Engraved wedding invitations and cards. Adams Bros., 711 Kansas avenue, Mrs. A. W. Dana and Miss Whiting are enjoying an outing at Excelsior Springs. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Brody and little daughter Marian, of Chicago, who have been visiting relatives in Topeka far a few weeks, left the last of the week for a two years' stay in Manila. Mrs. H. E. Ribnitzky returned Satur day from a week's visit with relatives and friends in El Dorado. Mrs. G. R. Millice and daughter Edna will spend two days in Oskalooea this week. Mrs. Henry Ritter and daughter, Mrs. Sadie Poindexter and children, and Miss Ohio Ritter have joined Mr. Ritter in Kansas City, Kas., and will make their home there. Dr. Oscar Charlson has gone to Linds borg, Kas., where he will practice den tistry. The Nautilus club will meet Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock with Mrs. F. P. Baker, at 1634 College avenue. Mr. L. H. Worthington and family have moved back to Topeka from Junc tion City, and Mr. Worthington will re sume his old position at the Model. J. P. Rowley is HI at his home on Monroe street. Mr. A. C. Collingwood spent Sunday In W amego. Mr and Mrs. Orville Bowman and children came up from Kansas City to day and are the guests of Ma-, and Mrs. Clarence Bowman, on West Tenth ave nue. Miss Kate Miller spent Saturday and Sunday in Kansas City. Mrs. Hazlett. of Beatrice. Neb., is in the city, the guest of Mrs. C. E. Pitts. The officers of the Helianthus club for this season are: Scott Lord, president; Norton Payne, vice president; Charles Wolf, treasurer: Harley rfcisman, secre tary. The club will hold a business meeting Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock, 110 West Sixth avenue, upstairs, to make arrangements for the first series of par ties. Little Miss Margaret Brown enter tained a number of her little friends very pleasantly Saturday aftetTioon in honor of her tenth birthday. Elopement Ends tu Death. San Francisco. Oct. If. Mrs. Louisa Sontag. who left her hus!and in Chicago and came to San Francesco in the latter part of July, with F. Roepke, is dead at the city and county hospital. Her hus band followed her to tixis city ami alter he had secured possession of their chil dren she attempted su;.f:id3 by ?ho tli. A reconciliation was effected, but ihe wo man never fully recove.-,ed her health. Popular new books. "Reign of Law." "Philip Winwood." Bennett's Book store, 730 Kansas avensu. COMING DRAMATIC EVENTS "At Piney Ridge," David Higgins' southern play, will be the attraction at Crawford's Opera House Wednesday ev ening. The sale of seats commenced this morning. The action of the play takes place in Chattanooga and the mountains of east ern Tennessee about 18S. It deals with the passions of men and womn of to day, and tells a story of absorbing inter est. The characters are strongly drawn and as strongly acted. The mage set tings are fine specimens of scenic art, that of the first act showing the porch and garden cf Gen. Deering's planta tion, and that of the third act represent ing a scene in the Tennessee mountain, being particularly beautiful. The play was seen here two seasons ago and met with favor. One of the many excellent features of the production of the musical comedy, "A Runaway Girl," which will be seen Thursday at the Crawford. Is tho mnt nificeut carnival scene in the la' t ' Tile loeallt 13 U'loeied to t;e P ;.r ih historic canal in Venice. Great wm " i allowed in this scene and Is ik-- tu advantage of by the management. Sum exceedingly handwune and pu t hi exo i. costumes are worn by the uirtlctibii an1 a very entertaining ami l-cH-f: Interesting carnival of darn-e niel iimi-. Is introduced. Flower izn N, 'or-!..'i. n brigand., feasants, s-ildieis and Stl girls all dreKHtd in a ('propi-i;ie t- h tumes. ami a beautifully p.m!''i t . sewnery Herve to make a yrand pi tin during the action of the rtn i n.i Is i this strikingly original -eiic The a. of eeats commenced t hl' nnu-nlni;. Kansas City and Return $2.67, .a Santa Fe Route, Account, National Convention of !h Christian Church. Tickets on nile r. iuh, nth, KUh, and l.'.th. Final linot Oct. 2uth. E. MONTGOMERY. Prop., (.Successor to J. Sproat.) Telephone 252. 112 East Sixth Street. WMOLESAUB AND RETAIL. MAIL ORDERS SHIPPED PROMPTLY. Best Pat. Flcnr (Whit8 House) Jl. CO Kansas Pctatces, per 35 Lemons, per doz 15 3 pkgs. Pancake Flour 25 Atlas Oats, 2 pkgs 15 2 l&.-pkgs Relied Oats 05 m&sbuik Oats 25 10-ft. sack Corn Meal 10 New Raspberries, per lb . ... .25 Pitted Cherries, per III 20 New Ca!. P&aches, per lb 10 New cleaned Currants, per pkg .121 2 lbs. bulk Coffee 25 Choice Santos Coffee, per lb- .15 Afrisaa Jsra, per lb 15 Arbuckle Coffee, per lb 14 Lion Coffee, per lb 13 Star Coffee, per lb C3 Rice per lb 05 3 lbs. new Raisins 25 15 bars Fairbanks Laun. Soap .25 I doz. CocoanLl Gil Soap 18 Large Pickles, per gal 15 6 lbs. new crop Mavy Beans.. .25 Wciffs Gneiss Hasis, per lb.." .11 Cal. Ham, per lb D3 Dry Salt Meat, per lb 85 Whits lard, per lb 07 Konejf Cured Eacsa 12