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Republicans Hold Another Mon
ster Political Demonstration.
Forty Gross of lloman Candles
Set Street Ablaze.
They Parade on Kansas Avenue
Vf itli Bands of Music.
Got. Stanley Speaks to Thous
ands In the Auditorium.
Tire politicians have item saying that
the campaign is quiet, and that there
is not the enthusiasm that there used
to be when the great political struggles
w ere going on.
But a politician could not stand on
Kansas avenue last evening and say so
with impunity, for the sidevalks were
packed, and part of the street, with a
crowd waiting for the parade and fire
works. There were Democrats and Re
publicans, Populists and Prohibitionists,
Socialists and Mugwumps, women and
children, all out to see the show. Then
when the parade did move with Mar
shall's band in the lead, it moved in an
actual "blaze of glory." The three bands
and the drum corps pounded wind into
their instruments as best they could and
the Boys' liugle corps trump ted loud
as a herd of elephants, but the music
was only heard now and then above the
yells of Rough Riders and the sputter
and smoke of "Korean candles and
lockets that sizzed and screamed."
When the liambeau club commenced the
work of burning up forty-two gross of
candles the street looked like a fiery fur
nace and the parade seemed something
like a great dragon slowly crawling up
the street, emitting "great gobs of are."
Major Tom Anderson, leading the Ham
beaux. Uresst-d as Uncle Sam, looked
like Abednego just on the edge of that
extra hot Turkish bath. A man on
horsebeck rode before in true circus
fashion warning the people "to look out
for their hors.s." The Holton flambeau
club took part.
The parade turned east on Ninth street
ti Quincyand then north and paraded in
front of the Auditorium as long as the
fireworks lasted. The Auditorium was
quickly tilled and the overflow stood on
The outside and watched the display.
From the stage where Governor Stanley
cat one might believe he was in Morro
castle whiie the bombardment was going
on. The rockets and candles whizzed
past the windows, the powder smoke
wafted in through the doors, the rattle
of the muskets echoed and re-echoed
through the hall, and suddenly in
marched a company of Rough Riders,
as though they were about to capture
the place, and seated themselves di
rectly in front of the speakers' table.
The old soldiers marched in and sat on
the Ftage at the rear of the speakers
stand, and the three and a haif years
old Bon of ('. M. Stookham, dressed in
ills Rough Rider costume, sat in the
center of the stage. The six thousand
people in the building gazed at him and
Jie stared back without the least embar
rassment. Then Major Anderson sat
dtfwn beside.him, the audience applaud
ed, and the young Rough Rider looked
at the major in open-mouthed wonder.
The Twer.ty-third regiment band, sta
tioned on the platform, played a medley
of patriotic airs. When the band got to
"Marching through Georgia," the old
eoldiers yelled, clapped their hands,
pounded their red, white and blue um
brellas on the floor and waved their
hats. "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp" brought
eo much applause that the music was
lost in the tumult. A large flag was
suspended directly over the speakers'
ftt&nd, and when Governor Stanley re
ferred to it in patriotic phrases he lit
tle thought that Hugh Benner had to
"shin up" an inch and a. half iron rod
straight up for 20 feet to tie the cord
that held the flag.
When the last Roman candle had been
fired. Chairman James E. Larimer of the
Ehawnee county Republican central
committee called the meeting to order
and introduced James Mullen, of the
Santa Fe shops, an chairman of the
meeting. Mr. Mullen eaid:
"Four years ago we were engaged in
a rational campaign in this country, and
the two great political parties of the
nation were asking for the suffrage of
the voters. The Democratic platform
demanded a low tariff and free coinage
of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1. William
McKinley, the leader of the Republican
party, stood upon a platform demand
ing the protection of American labor
nd an honest dollar. Mr. Bryan told
the people that if McKinley was elected
president and the gold standard pre
dominated that ruin would be the inev
itable consequences. Mr. McKinley said
that if Republican principles prevailed
That American labor and industries
would be protected and we would have
an honest dollar. We look back upon
the past three years and see which pre
diction came true. McKinley was right.
"The Democrats fear that the Repub
lican party will prepetrate a standing
army. The Democrats do not lige a
standing army, they went a moving
army of 3.000,000 laborers moving over
Hie country begging bread and march
Jug to Washington to ask a Democratic
i ongress for a chance to earn a living.
Vhev saw the sign 'keep off the grass.'
on Xovember 6 are we going to support
a man whose policy is to pull down
American industries or vote for a man
who ha stood by American labor? That
man who like the immortal Washington
is -first in war. first in peace, first in
1 he hearts of his countrymen,' William
McKinley. Will we support for vice
president a man that during the Civil
war was going around organizing
Knights of the Golden Circle or will we
support that magnificent statesman, that
galiant soldier, 'who sought not for
honor nor life's shallow fame, nor glory
rtor hope of renown, but who battled for
God. his country's fair name and the
flag that never came down,' Theodore
Following the chairman the "Little
"Prim" Quartette of colored singers sang
two political songs which won even
more applause than the mention of
Roosevelt's name. Governor Stanley
was introduced by Chairman Mullen as
'an executive whose administration has
been otie of the best if not the best."
Governor Stanley said: "This magnifi
cent meeeting- is not personal. I take it
that it a an expression of the people of
the interest they have taken in my weak
attempt to give a decent, honest admin
istration of state affairs. I have nothing
to say about the state affairs but will
ppeak on issues presented by the nation
al committee.
"Four years ago." he said, "we were
almost at the close of one of the most
memorable campaigns In the history of
the country. Every where there wtfs dis
satisfaction. Labor was unemployed,
business depressed and factories closed.
"AY ail agreed as to conditions, but
we differed about remedies. The Demo
crats said money was too dear and thi
free coinage of silver was the panacea
to restore a healthy tone to business. The.
Republicans replied all that wa needed
was a. return of confidence, which could
be obtained through the opening of the
factories and the employment of labor.
"Who was right? In the past four
years the prices of the products of the
farm have advanced nearly 50 per cent.
Th" average laboring man now receives
$6iS a year instead of $575. Everywhere
can be heard the song of plenty. N'o
more tioes the cynical man from Nebras
ka ask. 'Where is the General?' He is
here. lie has entered the homes of ths
rich and poor alike, bringing good cheer.
He has funned a dinner bucket brigade
larger than all the standing armies of
"In 1S06 when you went away from
home you were ashamed to say you were
trom Kansas. You registered at the ho
tels as being from Missouri or Arkansas.
Oil. we are proud of Kansas now. Today,
all love the state where the sunflowers
"Bryan says the paramount issue of
the day is 'imperialism.' He goes about
the country saying that if he is not.
elected there will be no more Fourth of
July "Imperialism" is simply a Demo
cratic bugaboo: another name- for that
good old word expansion.
"In LS92 Dr. Bryan discovered a new
disease when he went into the practice
of political quackery. He found that
the body politic was sick. He felt the
pulse of his patient and instead of ask
ing the patient to stick out his tongue
he stuck out his own and he, prescribed
free trade. A Democratic house, senate
and president was elected. Four years
ago Dr. Bryan come again and said we
are suffering from the gold standard
and he prescribed as a remedy free sil
ver at the ra,tio of IS to 1. But Dr, Mc
Kinley was called in and planted the
banner of honest money. Dr. Bryan
comes again and says we are inflicted
with imperialism and if we don't stop
it we won't have any more Fourth of
"t.'n to the present campaign the Dem
ocratic pprty has been proud of the fact
that the country expanded under its ad
ministrations. Away back in 1SS4 that
sentiment was Included in the national
platform and Republicans were taunted
because their party had been responsible
for the arquisition of only Alaska.
"When we came into possession of the
Philippines, as w did, and an insurrec
tion occurred, it was as much President
McKlnley's duty to put it down as if It
had occurred in some state.
" I don't believe it was an accident
that led to the acquisition of the Phil
ippines. I think some unseen guiding
hand led Dewey to Manila and placed
the responsibility of the control of the
Fli ippines upon the United States.
"Four years ago the Democrats said
prices are too low. and now they Bay
prices are too high. That reminds me
of the old Scotchman who had never
seen a railroad train. One day he went
to a tov-n and saw an engine and a
train standing on the track. He looked
the engine all over, and then said: "The
blamed thing won't run." Then the en
gineer got into the cab and pulled the
throttle, and away started the train.
The old Scotchman looked at it. and then
said: 'The blamed thing will never
stop." "
In closing his address, Governor Stan
ley said:
'Shawnee county always has stood far
out in the vanguard of Republican coun
ties or the state. When the election day
has passed and the grand old Republi
can party has rolled up a majority of
".5.000 in Kansas, I trust Shawnee county
will 5a f? no discordant note."
Gloversville. N. Y., Oct. IS. Mr.
Bryan was received with cheers as his
train pulled into Fonda, N. Y. He ad
dressed his speech there especially to the
farmers, saying that the main reason
urged upon the farmers by the Republi
can orators as to why they should vote
the Republican ticket was that they had
good rains and must not take the risk
of a drought by voting any other ticket.
He contended that there could be no
prosperity sufficient to justify a farmer
In casting a vote which would involve
a change of the form of government,
such as was implied in supporting' the
Republican policy in the Philippines, The
Republican idea, Mr. Bryan said, seemed
to be that it was far better for the far
mer to be prosperous under an empire
than to take the chances of a reverse
under a republic. "They want you," he
said, "to sell your birthright for a mess
of pottage and they do not want to give
you an opportunity to lock at the pot
tage." Referring to the fact that there is a
considerable dairy interest at Fonda,
Mr. Bryan said that less than $2,000
worth of American butter had been sold
in the Philippines last year and he ask
ed the dairymen to put those figures
against their proposition of the taxes on
account of the army in the Philippines.
Mr. Bryan made twenty minute stops
at Johnstown find Gloversville. At
Johnstuwn he said amongst other things:
"In the early days they did not be
lieve that a man ought to vote upon a
subject in which he had a personal in
terest, as a member of congress or sen
ator, but now we can fill our congress
ami our senate with raiiroad presidents
and with trust magnates and let them
run their business through legislation
throueh neglect of the business of the
rest of the people." He added that he
believed that this accounted for the fact
that we now have a government in the
interest of the syndicates. Mr. Bryan
also made a. reference to the prevailing
industry of Johnstown, which is giove
making, and pointed out what he be
lieved would be the danger attending a
consolidation of these interests with
others, in a trust. He also discussed the
Philippine and army questions.
Little Falls. N. Y., Oct. IS. Mr.
Bryan's speech at Gloversville Was made
from a temporary platform erected near
the railroad track. There was a large
audience at that point, but apparently
the greeting was less Cordial, than at
other places. Some boys hissed as he
went through the crowd, and there were
queries about the Ice trust and free
silver. Mr. Bryan declared that the Re
publican party was placing the cam
paign upon a lower level than any pre
vious campaign had ever been placed
upon, because it was appealing to the
stomach entirely, and ignoring all the
higher instincts of the race. In the
early part or his speech Mr. Brvan ob
served a fence upon which a number of
persons were sitting, and he said:
"I am afraid they are on a Republican
pit; t form, and it is breaking down."
Noting Rome of the interruptions he
remarked: "From some remarks that
have been made in this audience I am
afraid there are some people here who
will never have an objection to the trust
until they themselves become its vic
tims. I have seen people who have
learned by experience in the last four
years what they ought to have learned
by reason years ago. Whether your in
dustries have been consolidated or not.
is not the question. Whether there is
any plan now on foot to consolidate
them is not a question that ought to de
termine your vote. The question is
this: Is the Republican party permit
ting the monopolization of the great
branches of industry? and you can not
evade it."
At this point some one in the audi
ence interrupted Mr. Bryan with an in
quiry about the ice trust.
Mr. Bryan made his usual reply, to
the effect that all the directors of that
trust are Republicans, and the suppres
sion of it is in the hands of the gov
ernor of the state.
Little Falls, N. Y.. Oct. IS. The Bryan
train stopped only five minutes at Fort
Plain, but Mr. Bryan was warmly greet
ed there by a crowd which was largs
for the size of the town. Discussing
trusts he said that the Republicans must
admit in view of their record upon the
trust question that they either do not
want to discuss it or' that they do not
know how. If the people wanted to get
rid of trusts their only remedy, he said,
was to vote against the Republican
party, which was fostering them. This
was also the remedy, according to his
view, for a large standing army and for
the colonial policy.
At most of his stopping places today
Mr. Bryan was confronted by large and
conspicuously posted bills warning the
people against him. These bills an
nounced in large red letters "Bryan 19
here," and then gave extracts from his
speeches made at Knoxville, Tenn., in
lssti, and at Zanesville, O., last Septem
ber, and then added:
"This means national dishonor and in
dustrial collapse."
"A vote for Bryan is a vote for low
wages, or no wages."
"Bread riots and soup houses."
"Hard times."
In his speech at Gloversville Mf.
Bryan referred particularly to the dan
ger of glove trusts affecting the county
of Fulton to a large degree. In responsa
to inquiries he said that he would de
stroy trusts by removing the tariff from
ail goods which they manufactured in
order to prevent an increase in prices at
home, and so they could not sell goods
abroad in competition with foreign man
ufacturers. He ignored queries regard
ing silver. He said he would if elected
immediately give independence to the
natives of the Philippine islands and
then protect them from outside inter
ference. The crowd which greeted Mr.
Bryan was composed of several thou
sand people, but there was no marked
enthusiasm. The candidate asserted
that the crowd would have been larger
if the manufacturers of the city had not
prevented their employes from leaving
their work in order to hear him.
Chief Recommendation of Gueen "Wll
helmina'a Fiance.
Berlin, Oct. 18. The announcement of
Queen Wilhelmina's bethrothal has been
sympathetically received by the whole
German press, although nearly all the
papers point out that the event is de
void cl political significance. Attention
however, is called to the fact that her
choice can not fail to strengthen the ties
of friendship between the two countries.
Mention is made of the close relations of
language, race and literature and of the
fact that the queen's mother was born
in Germany.
The correspondent of the Associated
Press learns from a reliable source' that
her choice is her own, and against the
wishes of the Dutch cabinet, who desir
ed her to wait for another year or two
until her Judgment was more mature.
She took the matter into her own hands.
When she visited Potsdam a year ago,
everybody expected that her choio
would be Prince Joachim Albrecht of
Prussia, who paid court to her assidu
ously and rescued her and the queen
mother from a serious accident while
they were driving in the San Souci park.
At that time she seemed to be serious
ly smitten, the prince being tall, good
looking and amiable, but it is under
stood that she yielded to the strong ob
jections of the Dutch cabinet, who urged
that an alliance with a Prussian prince
might bring political entanglements.
The young duke is in habits and man
ner a typical German officer. He has
traveled in India and to the North Cape.
Recently he has been much in evidence
in Berlin and Potsdam and in court,
military and diplomatic society where
he is appreciated as an indefatigable
dancer. He is also a fine equestrian.
Hia brother, Duke Adolf Frederick, is
a noted steeple chaser.
Steamer Lane Haa a Perilous Trip
Down Prom Nome.
Port Townsend, Oct. 18. After a tem
pestuous voyage marked by a thorough
break down of the motive power, an
overloading of passengers and a scarcity
of provisions the steamship Charles D.
Lane reached port this morning, 17 days
from Nome.
The boilera of the Lane leaked so bad
ly as to extinguish the fires and make
an explosion imminent. For four and
one-third days the vessel was tossed by
the waves, absolutely helpless, not be
ing provided with sufficient sail to keep
head on to the storm, even had the wind
been favorable. After a period of ter
rible anxiety among both passengers
and crew Mr. Molander, an expert boil
er maker, who was on board, repaired
the boilers so it was possible to get up
R. Binns, of Rossville, was a north side
visitor today.
John Foster mB.de a business trip to
Kansas City today.
Mrs. Courtney's is headquarters for
trimmed hats.
Kent's Kash Koal Konwrn has the
Ouita egg size coal for furnaces.
Mrs. Henry Howell and daughter, of
Silver Lake, were in town today shopping.
Detrree. team of 1243 will give a dtnc:
this evening at their hall in the Barrett
Mrs. S. L. Courtney, who has been qul'e
ill for the past three weeks. Is now able
to be out again.
The Palace Rug factory, 1004 Kfin-as
avenue, makes fine rugs from old carpets.
t us know and we will come for your
old carpets.
Peters & Skinner have purchased eighty
seven acre tf the Stoker place sou'hvvet
of the Reform school, which they will ui-'e
in connection with their nursery business
Webb McNall. formerly commissioner of
Insurance, wiil address a political meet
ing at Luken's opera house on the even
ing of October Efith.
Mis' Mabl Miller entertained a few
fr'eids Informally last evening at her
home on Tyler street. Among thoe
present were Mis Clark, Mis Marletl,
Miss Kittie Marlett. Mr. Clark and Mr.
Charles Root. Refreshments of Ice cream
and cake were served.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred J. Hayden, of
North Topeka, will leave in a few dnvs
for Air. Hayrlen's old home In Pueblo,
Col., where he will engaee in business
with hi brother-in-law. Captain W. F.
Kaertenbaoh, furrier and taxidermist.
They will visit friends In Denver tnrjute.
The funeral of Mrs. Melissa Offield was
held yesterday afternoon from the Cen
tral Avenue Chr stinn church. R;v. Mr.
Barrett, an old friend of the faml'v. who
had officiated at the funerals of Mrs. Of
tteld's mother and sister, preached the
funeral eermon. A quartCe crmp a?d of
Mi-- Gertrude Palmer. Mrs. Alplia Rob
inson. Mr. Avers Bnd Mr. George Duffy
sing "Nearer My G :d to The-V ' R-ck i f
Ages." and "It Is Well With My Soul."
The Royal Neighbors, of which the de
ceased was a member, had charge of the
services at the cemetery.
Through, the Picturesque Bine Moun
tains. The route of the Lehigh Valley rail
road between Niagara Falls or Buffalo
and New York and Philadelphia is one
of entrancing beauty. Panoramic
changes of scenery greet the eye at
every turn. Fast trains. Dining cars,
service a la carte.
Live Stock Commission Gives
Up Tuberculosis Quarantine.
End of a Troublesome and Bit
ter Controversy.
Votes of the Cattlemen Are au
Slight Excuse Made For the Ac
tion of Board.
' The Kansas quarantine against the
shipment into the state of dairy and
breeding cattle from states having tuber
culosis in that class of cattle has been
raised by Governor Stanley upon the
recommendation of the state live stock
sanitary commission.
The governor's- official utterance in
connection with this subject follows:
"In accordance with the recommenda
tion of the liver stock sanitary commis
sion, 1 41a hereby proclaim and declare
that the quarantine established March
1, 1900, against the introduction of cat
tle into theJ state of .Kansas, from the
states of Maine, New Hampshire, Ver
mont, . Massachusetts, Rhode Island,
Connecticut, New York, New Jersey,
Delaware, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky,
Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois,
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Ne
braska, be, and the same is hereby
raised, and that the iules and regulations
promulgated March 1, 1900, be suspend
ed, from and after October 18, 1900."
The state Jive stock sanitary commis
sion, which the governor has often said
"is a useless board" recommended the
Euspension of this quarantine because
the court3 of Illinois are considering the
legality of rules and regulations pro
mulgated by the commission in that
In the supreme court of Illinois a ,'Uit
ia pending, the decision of which A'ill
gnvern the movement of cattle and the
legality of the requirement of the ap
plication of tuberculin to ascertain
whether or not cattle are afflicted with
Pending this decision the live stock
sanitary commission of Illinois has sus
pended the rule.
When the action of the Illinois com
mission was made known in Missouri
that state's commission suspended the
tuberculosis quarantine. So, the Kansas
commission found out what was going
on and suspended its tuberculosis quar
antine. lattlemen who are Interested In this
subject fail to understand why Kansas
rules and regulations should be suspend
ed pending a decision as to the legality
of Illinois regulations.
However, this tuberculosis quaran
tine has been done away with and the
tight between the shippers and breeders
of fancy cattle and those who handle
only stackers and feeders has been aban
doned. This has been one of the moot
spirited conflicts that have occurred be
tween these two classes of business for
'..any years and it is the only quarrel
among cattlemen which has reached the
Some of the fancy cattle shippers
headed by C. A. Stannard of Emporia,
the owner of Sunny Slope farm, ap
pealed to the governor to have this
tuberculosis quarantine removed. Mr.
Stannard, at a hearing held by the gov
ernor, openly charged that this quaran
tine was being maintained by the com
mission as an obstacle in the way of the
fancy breeders' progress.
To this M. H. Campbell, chairman of
the commission made an indignant reply
and claimed that Mr. Stannard's motive
in impugning the intention of the com
mission to protect the cattle industry of
the state was purely for the purpose of
developing the opportunity for the ship
pers of that class of cattle to Indulge in
speculation. Mr. Campbell pointed out,
in his opinion, the fact that the ship
ment and handling of stockers and feed
ers in this state is far !.i excess of the
volume of dairy and breeding cattle
shipments and suggested that what was
protection for one class of business
might be valuable for the same purpose
to others. To this view the Stannard
sympathizers took exceptions and re
newed the charges that the state com
mission was guided by selfish motives.
Mr. Stannard did not make a case
against the board at that time, so the
governor declined to raise the quaran
tine. Now the slight excuse that Illinois has
raised its quarantine gives the Kansas
commission an opportunity to lift the ob
jectionable Kansas quarantine just a
few weeks before election.
The present commission has always
been unpopular with the cattlemen in
Kansas and this action in calling upon
the governor to revoke the tuberculosis
quarantine can not be regarded as any
thing but an effort on the part of the
members of this commission to make
peace with the cattle interests before
those interested pay their respects at the
polls. However. Governor Stanley's ac
tion is only perfunctory so far as issuing
tha proclamation is concerned. The law
provides that he shall issue proclama
tions ordered -by the . commission.
Chicago. Oct 18. WHEAT Wheat was
we'ik early todav under the influence of a
6gd decline at Liverpool. December op?ned
'.'iirsc lower at 74st74W.c. under pressure
from longs and up-in selling from ail ever
the pit. declined to 74Hc Local r ops
were cars, two of which srrtitied con
tract. Minneapolis pnd Duiuth reports J
5K) cars against COO last week and M a
year ago.
Iiecember later declined to 73 ',!. but
rallied following this to 74Hc on the ex
pert demand and covering by shorts, clos
ing stead v 'jc lower at 74flc.
CORN Trade in corn was larse in!
well distributed and the tone steady on
a good opening demand. December opened
-hC lower at S5Hc snd touched KtfJVsc un
der The', influence of wheat, lower cnMes
and fin weather, but reacted to SHUc.
Receipt were 507 car?.
The close was steady, December ., Vic
down u t 354tC
OATS Oats were quiet and featureless,
but steady in sympathy with corn. Rs
ce'pts were 23 earn. December op'nPd a
shade iln-n at 217c and sold to SlVBKin.
PROVISIONS Provisions were easy
early b-cau-e h' g receipts were 5 00 over
the climate, prices at the yrd- lower
and nn influential packer, a liberal sell-r
of ribs.
FMX-Cash: S. W.. J1.80: November,
$1.72: December, $1.67: Mav, $l.SSi 1.S9.
RYE-October 4i1ic: December, 49350e.
BARLKY Cash. 8!Hrc8e.
TIMOTHY October. 4 15.
Chicago .Livestock Market.
Chicari. Oct. 1 CATTLF Rece'pts.
7,1(0, impeding 1 cV Tf xms. l,or weftei nV
natives strong: 'fexans, l'Vcri5c highe-;
o-h-rs steady. Good to prime steers. 6.S3
'SS.SS: poor to medium, $4.4M5.60; Blockers
and feeder' f2.7584.S0: cows, i2.7f.fi '.W;
heifers, S3.f5f4.65: canners, J2.0t.Ji2 8):
bulls, JS.fiS'Srl.of!: cstven. J4.0OSS.i5: 1ex
fed sieers, J4.OfWi4.90: Texas grassers, $3 35
(&4 10; Texas bulls, J2.7Stfi3.25.
HOGS Rece'pt. Tody 29. COO, tomorrow
22.0C0, left over. S S73: 10 cents 1ot; tcp
J4.tS. Mixed and butchers. J4.504.!s5: good
ro choice heavy. 451ft4.SQ: rugh heavv,
$4.46-fi4.M; light, J4.4tr-a4.S5; bulk of sales,
SHEEP Receipts, 14,000; strong. Good
to choice wethers, t3.Mfi4.;r: fair to choice
mix. d. t3.S0b4.00: western she' p. J3 !tfi i.2.j:
Texs lieep. $2.H,''rf :i 60: tmuve lambs, J4.25
ffi5.ti': western ImttiIis. t4.t-i.?t5.50. . .
iff ;ei:il for vesterdav:
FECFIPTS-Cattle. W.ii; hogs. S0.K25;
Shcffg, 22.72: '
SHIPMENTS Cattle, 4.64; hogs, S.S27;
sheep, $6,122.
Kansas City Xivs Stock Market.
Kansas City, October 18. CATTDK Re
ceipts, 8,000; market steady to 10 cents
higher. Native steers. J4.5W5.4r;: Texs
Seers, t2.60S5.30; Texas cows, Jl.80ii3.73;
native cows and heifers. J1.2i.4.73; block
ers and feeders, J2.&0'tt4.0J; bulla, ti.Zb'ti
CALVES Receipts. BOO; market steady
to strong at J4.4'ru5.S0.
HOGS Receipts. 8.000: market. B-OlOc
lower. Bulk of al s. J4.ock.j4. (5- heavy
and packers. J4ti.Vu4.7u; mixed, J4 6"fu4 62 ,;
light, J4.40ir4 ii7.; yorkers, $4.M4.7,:
p k. t4.2Ui4.i,'S.
SHEEP Receipts, 5.000: market tronf.
Lambs, 14.S&"sj5.2S; muttons, J2 30u4.2u. ,
Kaneas City Prbdues Mari.
Kansas City. Mo., Oct. IS. Will? AT
Peoriiiber, &VQ4.c: Mm v. 0vae. Cash:
No. 2 hard. usr: Ne. S. b2i. 'i;7'ic; No.
2 red i.,fi;yo; No. 3. OViitiSc.
CORN-December. .12 c: M;v. X?Y" Sic.
Cash: No. 2 mixed. 3J',i'-c; No. t whit..',
37c: No. 8. 3Vjst:tic.
DATS No. i white, 24iSi23c.
h. t a. rv o. 2, 4bl 'vc.
HAY Choice timothy,
prairie. $.50.
BUTTER Creamery,
fancy. 17c.
$10.00; choic
18'20c;i dairy,
EGGS Fresh, IGVic. i
Joseph's Tips. -.
New Tork, Oct. IS. Proftt-takitu on firm
spots wtil be the rule. Keep long ot
ouisville, AtchUons and the coalers. In
siders of People's - Gas say six per cent
dividends will be maintained.
Market G0831TJ.
Furnished by J. C. Goings Commission
Company, members Chicago Board ot
Trade, Topeka.
Chicago: Weather map shows west a'.d
northwest generally clear and cool. South
west partly cloudy.
Uverpooi, 1:30 p. m.: Wheat, quiet d
lower; corn quiet, November 1td lower;
January A lower than yesterday's close.
London, l:3o p. m.: Wheat, easy, Oc
tober Hd lower; December, d lower.
Corn, dull, Vid lower than yesterday's
Paris opening: Wheat, barely steady,
unchanged to 5c lower; flour dull, un
changed to 10c lower.
Omaha: Hogs. 7,000: cattle, 4.000.
Duiuth rereipis: Wheat, today 87 cars,
last year 305 cars.
Chicago receipts: Wheat, i39 oarS, grad
ed 2; corn. 5(i7 cars, graded 1.J6 ;oat, 233
curs, graded 18.
Ci icinnati: Fr ee Current say.-- "Wheat
seeding mostly completed. Indications
favorable. Weather favors farm work.
Corn husking progressing well. Borne
cribbing quality and yield mostlv equall
ing expectations. Packing 435.0U0 hugs
against 4o5,lu last year."
Northwest receipts or wheat: Duiuth,
today 87 cars, last year 205 cars: Minne
apolis, today 452 cars, last year 551 cars.
Paris close: Wheat unchunged to 5c
lower: flour. 5c higher to 15c lower.
Kunra! City receipts: Wheat, today 102
ceir. last year 148 cars; corn, today &t
curs, last year 29 cars; oats, today 5 cars,
last year a cars.
Chicago: Ho ard's Tverp ml coble clores
wheat Tfcrt lower. London Vj to ti lower.
Liverpool close: Corn closes d to Vid
January pork opened 5c lower at Jll.l'v
and sold to til lu; January- lard opened
5c down at $6 S2W, and January r.bs
l'lc down at JS.STVuo.SO. On thj decline
prices were steadier.
Today's Top eka Markets
Chicago, Oct. 33.
COWS $3. 003.15.
H E 1 P K R S $3 ,00f 1 3 . 25.
LIGHT S4.25fr4.45.
NO. 2 CORN 32c.
NO. 2 OATS 23c.
HAY J6.50iB7.00.
EGGS 16 cents.
BUTTER 17 cents.
CHICKENS-5 cents.
Topeka Hide Market.
Topeka, Oct. 13.
Based on Chicago and liotuon quota
tions. The following are net prices paid
in Topeka this week:
NO. 1 TALLOW 4c.
Cotton Mark"":.
New York. Oct. IS. COTTON Spot cot
ton cl sed au'et: m'ddltng uulanda,
15-16c: middling gulf. 10 3-lOc.
Galveston, Texas, Oct. Is COTTON
Easy, HVsc
Butter Market
New Tork, Oct. 18. BUTTER Strong;
creamery. p;6 22c; June creamery, Uii21c;
factory, 13&ibc.
Sugar Market.
New Tork. Oct. 18. SUGAR Raw
steady: fair refining, 414c: centrifugal, SB
test. 4c: molasses sugar, 4c. ".etlned,
quiet; crushed, $0 IS; powdered. 15 SS; gran
ulated. $0.75.
COFFEE Dull and easy; No. 7 Rio,
Ransreof Prices.
Furnished by J. C. Goings Commission
Company, members Chicago Board of
Trade, Topeka.
Chicago, Oct. IS.
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6 36 6 50 6 2", 6 50 6 75
6 05 6 10 8 05 6 '.0 S 12
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Ban get of Prices on Stocks,
Furnished" by J. C. Duncan, Commt.
ion. grain provisions and stocks Offic
109 East Fifth street. 'Phone 123. Charde,
Knepp & Co., correspondents. Kansas
City, Mo.
New Tork, Oct. 18.
Cl'se Tea
People's Gas ..
Am. Tob3ccr ..
Fedral Steel ..
B. R. T
A. S. A W
B. & O
C. B. & Q
Rock Island .
Bt. Paul
Atch son pfd ..
Atchison com,.
Manhattan ....
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N. T. Central..
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WANTED Elderly woman wants a place
for general housework In a small fam
ily. Addr?H 924 North Van Burm St.
WANTED A plac to do h res for board
by u young man. Address W. A. C,
care Journal.
YOTNil MEN Our Illustrated catalogue
explains how we teach barber trade in
eight werks, mulled free. Moler ljurber
College, St. Louis. Mo.
WANTED Salesmen to sell our line of
choice nursery etork. We give a orlnted
g-uarantee that stock will be true 10 ham.
For terms, write to the Mount Hope Nurs
eries. Lawrence, Kansas.
WANTED Girl for Keneral housework.
40 Greenwood avenue.
WANTED Two pirls to Work in milk
depot. 627 Topeka ive.
WANTED Girl for f?eneral housework.
Mrs. J. P. Lewis, 414 Harrison st.
WANTED Girl in candy store. 80S Kanr
sas avenue.
WANTED Good girl for areneral hoime-
work, small family. 1011 Tyn-r ts.
WANTED 150 rtrls Bnd women to work
on apples. Bird Cannius Co., foot of
Alonroe at.
WANTED Two kitchen girls at once.
Southeast corntr Eighth and Qulncy.
WANTED Reliable salesmen to sell com
plete line of paints, lubricating? oils, etc.
Liberal terms and good poKitiuu fur man
of ability. Address The Atlantic Refining
Co.. Cleveland, O.
SALESMEN WANTED Full line of nur
sery Btock; pay weekly; outfit free.
Lawrence Nursery Co., Lawrence, Kas.
AGENTS Article of absolute necessity in
every building: no cumpetl.lon ; bis; pro
fits: exclusive rights; fal ure imp. sPible.
Agency Dept. 812. No. 27 William St., N.Y.
FOR RENT Rooms, sinple or ensulte,
modern. 311 West Seventh. Close In.
FOR RENT Two rooms elepantly furn
ished en suite. 72i Topeka avenue.
FOR RENT Two modern
rooms. 934 Kansas avenue.
FOR RENT Two nicely furnished rooms.
with bath, gi.s and heat, at 123 Kast
Tenth st.
FOR RENT New rooms, nicely furn
ished; modern; cioae to state house and
Kansas avenue. 622 Van Kuren st.
FOR RENT Front room, housekeeping
and others; also board. G07 Topeka av.
FOR RENT Two 6-room houses, well, cis
tern, burn, brick walk, other conven
iences. Desirable, J9.00. Enquire 167 Em
mett street.
WANTED To do correct cupyln. Room
29 Columbian building;, Phone S40.
WANTED Horses to winter at $2 per
month. John Dagg, Dover.
WANTED Larjre sise hard coal base
burner. Address Lock Box 243, Topeka.
WANTED Horfs to winter. 4 miles east:
plenty of feed and water. 11. Chalmers,
WANTED Lace curtains and portieres to
clean. Mrs. Fosdlck, 725 Quincy at.
FOR SAT.E Horse and bupfty. 1 warms
and double trees. South. ast c rner Mor
ris and Tenth.
FOR SALE Driving horse, hus,y and
harness; horse Is city broke. 1813 Clay st.
FOR SALE Two horse delivery wagon.
Will sell cheap. 435 Clay st.
FOR SALE Household furniture st C16
Lake st. Call afternoon after 8 p. m.,
FOR SALE Good mare, cheap for cash;
alsu fresh cow. 1114 Taylor st.
FOR SALE Nearly new $25.00 hand
made hnrnexa for $15.00. 523 Lincoln at.
FOR SALE Gold Coin hard coal bane
burner, an oak soft coal heater and
frusoline oven; in good condition. 121 West
ern ave.
FOR SALE Fine Jersey cow and two
Jersey h' iter. 5w East 18th St.
FOR SALE Stove, almost new; reason,
too large for present uae. 514 Polk.
FOR SALE Second-hand roll top desk.
Call at Room 2, Columbian Bldg.
FOR SALE Two "Radiant Home" base
burners. 1100 Taylor st.
FOR SALE A good oil stove for warmlns;
a room. Call at once at the Hull Stove
Repair Co., lit! West Eighth St.
New Tork Money Market,
New Tork. Oct. 18 MONET Money on
Call steady at 3 per cent. Prime mercan
tile paper. 510 per cent. Sterling ex
chat'pre etrons with actual business in
bankers' b'll at 4 MHti for demand snd
at J4.Mi fi.r alxty days. Pnated rnte,
J4.82"i and $4.t. Commercial bids,
SILVER Silver rertlficate. ,02 30;
bar s!lver. So: Mexican d Olars, 4''
BOND? Government bonds steady; re.
funding. 2. registered. I'H: do coupon, 101:
3s. regi-ure.1, lovv4; rio coup n, 1 9: new
4s. reglntf-red. Ija: du coupon. i:'.4; old 4.
rejiM'-fe.r. 114: do coupon. 114; 6, reg
istered. 112; do coupon, 113.
Regular Board of Trade private market
wire to New York Stock Exchange. Chi
cago. St. Louis and Kansas City Boards
of Trade.
J.C Goings Commission Co.
Members Chicago Board ol Trade.
Buyers and Shippers of drain.
Milling wheat a specialty. Consignments
112 East Fifth Street. - Topeka, Kansas.
We respectfully solicit your patronage
and offer careful and honest execution of
Please note: We are represented 1n
Kansas City by The F. P. Smith Commis
sion Co.. members of the Kaneas City
Board of Trade, and are making a spe
cialty of executing orders In that market.
Topeka stock yards.
Car-load lots or less.
On time, if desired.
FOR SALE Wsshburn's pure tnle c ! r
frcali avpry rty: i:,o r nation -liv
red. Lv artdie:s at Knaa ave.
rOR SALE KxcellSDt location for rosat
markst and bs-rber .hop: t..o nw 1 1
room!, on corner Sixth 1 Polk, 1 mi
neinhborhod. Grocery iore en corner.
Apply to T. E. Bowman A. Co., Columbian
Buildlnx. , .
FOR SALE Two substantial Rrvi-n room
houses with one and a half lot ,!. !;
Brood location. Ie.irab:e unint'iirnU'-r, .1
property in excellent condition; new-t.v i:i
pered lurjee c .mnnHllous rooms, f.-i-r 1:t
climtt.". wiier and kim. P Ik i-trri t, o, rfr
12th. Address A. '.., care' Jotiruil.
FOR SALE OK THAI iE Five r.m coi-
twKe. ciiMr. IK. lots. rxc-'Hciit wen, k
barn and ootbiilldioy. 1 i.''. Clay M., iwr
Huntuou utrett pateui'-nt. tail bli'i
1100ns. FOR SALE Five acre truct, nice Mmt)t
bottom land, with f.dr linproveoin' on
edge i,l town. Price JTuu. Au0rea s. L.
U., care Journal.
R. J. Grove, 817 Kansas i.va. 'Pbuna flo-
CL'T FLOWERS i.od floral desiens at
Hayaa', 107 Uc.-t l.igh'h at. 'l'hoi.s
BEGINNERS on the plsnn will tin. I a
palils-takina: teacher at 117 Last 3 entu
St., 20 pr leHon.
PROP. I HECK, tent her of vlllrt and
other liiHlrununt. Studio S3 Nullify.
TRAINED Nl'KSE. can be secured at
No. i Ross liuiMu.fc. Also vapgr baths
and massage treatments.
place, any time, d.iyor nlkht- Nlcbo.s'
Studio, 7us Kansas avenue.
MONET TO t.OAN on Ttn fctnrjc, pint).-).
organs. y pa writers, l,ohH rn.n and
personal aecurlly. L Llucoe, 6JJ Kan. ave.
TO LOAN Money on real ealata.
ly payment. Low interest,
man, 115 West Sixth at.
WATCHES cleaned. 7&c: clocks. SOc: main
springs, 7wo; crystala. 10c. feh pat.l for
old gold or silver All work guarantee.!.
Old Jewelry exchanjr. d for new. If bard
up, aea Uncle Sam, bli Kansas a r en us.
Tel. JOS. Hicyeiea and mndrles.; bicyola
and tandems for rent; repairing of all
U. 8. CYCLE CO.. 118 E. Xth n. NatP nal
and Union bicycles. Sundries, repairs.
L. A. RYDER. M. T..
OFFICE and residence corner Gordon St..
and Central ave.. North Topeka. 'I'hon
214. ITsef, the HrlnkerhofT sysletn of rectal
treatment, a ucc'KHful and pintea (rai
ment lor piiss, tlatula, iisaure, ulceration,
Office 732 Kansas ave. Rewldenca Thir
teenth and Cisy. otTlct hours: Si a. ov, to
11 a m.. and 8 p. m., to 6 p. in. Teiepbona
6tt6 realdenca and l1 office.
DR. EVA HAPPING, Homeopatfclst. j
Kausaa ave. Telephone 4u2.
will urKHiiIra 2 p. m. Thur-day, October
IS. VM, at I' Qk street, cily.
Mechanical Engineer. Patent Att- rnev.
Comstoctc & R"s ti. Solicitors of Patents.
Exp rt drawloRs at:d pecitisatloriH.
Workitia; drawing made and conMiuetloti
superintended. Ko'tltl 4 to , ltoael block
418 Kan. ave., TojMika.
FREE Our pew hsnaoonVj on patent.
Fischer Thorpe, patent lawyra and
solicitors. Junction Mile.. Ninth and Mais
sts., KanyuR City, Mo. Tel. "Union !).'"
THE J. C. DARLING CO.. W4 Kan. At.
Rubber stamps, brass and aluminum trs'i
checks. Frtolur. 1 a l'ur f r-e. '11. , '..
DR. C. II. OC1ROR, Diesse of th Nosa.
Throat and Lunirs. 7uti Kaunas arenas.
JAMES H. HAYDEN. Jeweler and Opti
cian. Complete stock of watch,, dia
monds, silverware, etc. Eyas uamlat4
and spectsclea properly titled. '
WANTED Guns to repair or eschsnrs 011
new nes. llasors sround. "Golds
Rule" Idachine Works. b!4 Kariaaa avfc.
T. V). HVMPIUtKYS. Lawyer.
Columbian building-.
Henry W. Robv. M P.,
730 Kansas avemn. Heailenee. Twn'y
firt ft. n1 Kao'.a'. nva. Topeka. Kan.
JA?4U TlOC kTn E'TTlTtltT'LI if Vi,
IPS Monroe. Mrsrtuate of ih' AmTlcijn
loMitlite of So-iic'. 'onviiMa-ion f r
fttlrn ?o oritur. Kt I limn n Kro Mfl
-Cream. Mr. Haul' Van Vl. k. : '!
LOST Wednesday cvetiine. music roll
and mu-tc Pl'-fur return ! Kniil
superintendent's nfltce A. T. & S. F. Hv.
and oblige.
LOST I.adl'V gold watch, flcturij to ll"4
Taylor, and receive reward.
TH,T?7lFp;iOTrf'The Vitrified
Prick anit l'avin- Co., has bt-u reinovej
to lit West F.tKhtli street.
Co., packs, whips and stores household
foods. Tel. IS. C'larenca Skinner, 1.3 iL.
h st.
STRATEP A IIrM refl c(,-. part J. r-'
and Shorthorn. Howard for p. forma! 0m
or return, t.'has. W. i'Wis. 414 Harrison.
PROF. E. F. HOl'KIITH, the msRnetlr,
healer, is now at 7:t Van Rurcn et. Xbis
Is a successful healer. Call u bits

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