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rents a ween to any part of Topeka or
suburbs, or at the same prica in any Kan
sas town where the paper has a carrier
By mail, one year J3.S0
Ky mail, three months . -90
Weekly edition, one year SO
Topeka State Journal building, 800 and
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Stock Esdianse Bldg.
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Pusfnes Office Bell 'Pone 501
Reporters' Room .'..Bell 'Phono 877
Tfeir.gr cut open by the surgeons ap
pears to have become a habit with
Roland Reed.
The sometimes despised silver dollar
again reached the market value of BO
cents yesterday.
In the opinion of the New York World
the paramount issue has simmered down
to who will Ret the most votes.
Whether or not the number of ex
presldents in the United States is to be
increased will be determined two weeks
from today.
Every political party in Chicago has
now declared for municipal ownership of
street railways. There could be no surer
way to get it.
The "middle of the readers" failed to
pet upon the official ballot in New York,
but there are still a number of candi
dates from whom to choose.
The increase of 101 per cent, in the
ropulation of Arizona will go a long
way toward raising the average of the
country to a respectable figure.
The Chicago Timcs-Korald has set
tled the question of the electoral vote,
end !s now engaged in figuring up the
popular majority which President Mc
Kinley will get.
The question of which party proposed
In the case of the Queen of Holland and
her swethfart duke has not been set
tled satisfactorily. As soon as this is
determined, preparations for the cere
mony can proceed as far as the re
mainder of the world is concerned.
Chairman Jones of the Democratic
rational committee Jumps Into the ring
with a claim that hi3 party will carry
California. The appearance of the Chi
nese question in coast politics he asserts
has turned the state to the Democracy.
There is nothing better calculated to stir
the voters of California than that same
Chinese question.
The death of John Sherman ends a
notable public career. While his ability
as a statesman was universally acknowl
edged, he was subjected to much se
vere criticism during his lifetime by
those who did net agree with htm po
litically. P-ublic men are rarely esti
mated at their true value by either
friend or foe during their lifetime. Mr.
Sherman perhaps was no exception to
the rules.
Chicago News: It is alleged that Mr.
Ettvensoa was a copperhead, a friend of
the confederacy and a foe to the union.
This is highly important if true. If Mr.
Fievenson ia secretly disloyal and he
should ba elected vice president, who
knows but he might some time wear an
evening suit at 5:30 p. m. or otherwise
ebuse the vast powers of his office in
order to humiliate and imperil the coun
try? But it should be remembered that
Mr. Stevenson was vice president for
four years and he never once wore his
trousers in his boots or sought in any
other way to overthrow the palladium of
our liberties.
m. aammmm mamam
, From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Nebraska, according to the expressions
of some of its papers, appears to be sur
prised that it is not mentioned con
spicuously in connection with the semi
centennial celebration which is to be
held In Kansas In 1904, commemorating
the organization of Kansas as a terri
tory. Both Kansas and Nebraska were
organized as territories by the same act,
that which was signed by President
Tierce on May 30, 1S54. In fact, Nebras
. ka. Is dealt with In that act before Kan
sas is mentioned. The whole region, in
deed, comprised in the territories of
Kansas and Nebraska was originally in
tended to be organized as the territory
of Nebraska, without any mention of
Kansas as a political or geographical
It would seem from these circum
stances, if the matter is viewed super
ficially, that there would be as much
reason to have a semi-centennial or a
centennial of the territorial act of 1S34
held in Nebraska as in Kansas, or mere
reason. But in this as in many other
cases the superficial view would be de
lusive. The fight between the North and
the South to gain possession of the
region organized by the act of May 30
of that year was in Kansas almost en
tirely. The South had no hope of cap
turing Nebraska. Its leaders saw that
slavery could not be planted in the ter
ritory of Nebraska in sufficient measure
and maintained there to give any chance
to that Institution to hold its ground
when the state government displaced the
territorial regime. Nebraska was prac
tically given up to the free state men
by the South from the start.
In Kansas, however, the fight was
perious and protracted. Kansas' location
to the south of Nebraska gave a better
chance for the planting of slavery in It
than was offered in the other territory.
It could be reached quicker from the
slave states than could Nebraska. On
Kansas' eastern border was a slave
state, Missouri. These were decisive con
siderations with the slavery element, and
incited a long and fierce contest for the
possession of Kansas, which ended with
the triumph at the free state side
through its preponderance In population
and resources, but Kansas, with its free
state constitution, was not admitted to
the union until after the withdrawal of
many of the South's representatives
from the senate In January, 1861, on
the secession of their states. The semi
centennial celebration of the creation of
the territories of Kansas and Nebraska
will be an interesting affair, in which
the entire United States will have great
concern, as It hastened the civil war of
lSGl-'65, but the event to be commemo
rated has a far closer relation to the
history of Kansas than it does to that
of Nebraska, and, very properly, the
principal observance of the event will
be in Kansaa
From the Atchison Globe.
When a man insists on "explaining" a
thing, it Is a confession that it worries
Of course women are not babyish, but
a sealskin coat will square almost any
thing. It is now positively known, after years
of experimenting, that "wishing" does
no good.
A great many people "make fun of
you." Don't give them any more occa
sion than you can helix
People agree on only one thing con
cerning the election: they regret that it
is not over, and out of the way.
In a town where people have every
thing "charged," it is hard to pay cash
for theater tickets and railroad fare.
We all know that some people are so
worthless that they need an old fash
ioned whipping, but no one dares say
A man will do anything In politics:
an Atchison politician recently started
a story that his best friend was crazy,
to satisfy a bum.
Most clever young people make a
specialty of Imitating elocutionists.
Elocutionists, have more fun made of
them than any other class of people.
Among the funny things women do,
i3 to spread an old red shawl over the
sofa and put a candle with a red shaiie
on a table near by, and call It an oriental
. An Atchison woman who rides a tan
dem with her husband, says it Is won
derful how easily the machine is pro
pelled. Yes, It runs easy, for her, but
think of tha work of the old man!
It Is related of an Atchison bride
groom that a burglar recently appeared
at his house, whereupon the bridegroom
jumped out of the window, and ran,
leaving his bride to protect the house.
From the Chicago News.
Egyptian mummies are dry subjects.
The product of a tight shoe or of an
oak tree is a-corn.
A heart full of race Is better than a
head full of notions.
The average lazy man Is too lazy to
worry about his laziness.
A woman will pardon want of sense
quicker than want of manners.
There is more style about some board
ing houses than there is grub.
If you would be paid according to your
own Idea of your worth, get necessary.
The hand that rocks the cradle can
seldom throw a brick to hit anything In
Some people talk a long time before
you can get at what they are trying to
With the exception of a neglected hus
band there is no sadder spectacle than
a neglected wife.
Never judge a man by the silk um
brella he carries; he may have left a cot
ton one somewhere in its place.
Eve was the first woman, and probably
the last, who did not gather up her
skirts and scream at the sight of a
Darwin tells us there was a time
when man walked on all fours. He prob
ably alludes to that period in early life
when he approached a neighbor's melon
patch from the rear.
From the Philadelphia Record.
The crusty man should eschew pie.
The prize fighter Is not necessarily
close fisted.
The woman who fishes for compli
ments shouldn't cast slurs.
With the opening of the football sea
son the canvasback is on the gridiron.
Sometimes It's the man with the
smallest foot who foots the largest bills.
Time for reflection, from a woman's
point of view. Is every time she sees a
Most men think they can do things
better than they are being done until
they try.
The Spinster "I find It good policy
to look out for No. 1." The Chicago
Widow "Gracious! I'm looking for my
Guzzler "I found myself In a rather
tight place this morning." Mrs. Guz
zler "Yes; I saw you coming out of a
"A girl admires a man's strong will
before they are married," says the
Chronic Bachelor. "Afterward she calls
it stubbornness."
SilUcus "I shouldn't say he was a
man of much strength." Cynicua
"Strength! Why, he hasn't enough
strength to break his word."
"Some girls don't wait to meet their
fate," says the Manayunk Philosopher.
"They go out looking for it armed with
a search warrant and a dark lantern,"
"Our floating population Is something
enormous." said the New York man.
"Yes," replied the Phiiadelphian, "par
ticularly when you consider that at one
time the floatinsr population of the whole
world was confined to the ark."
When man Is tired of life, alas!
When chafe life's fettered chains.
The country man blows out the gas.
The city man his brains.
Via "Great Bock Island Stouts."
Leaves Topeka 8:10 p. m., arriving
Colorado Springs I0:3o, Denver 11:00
o'clock next a. m,
From the Pall Mall Gazette.
Bresci has been sentenced to imprison
ment for life. A fantastic description
of what he is likely to suffer having been
circulated in the English press, in which
it was represented that although Italy
was the first great power to abolish cap
ital punishment, she resorts to methods
of the Middle Ages in her treatment of
life prisoners, I took the trouble to make
a personal investigation, and gathered
the following facts, the correctness of
which I can guarantee:
Italy has two prisons in which her life
prisoners are confined, that of Santo Ste
fano, not far from Rome, and Porto
longone, in the Island of Elba. For the
first seven years the prisoner is confined
in a separate cell and given work that
does not require the use of iron. In
the years that follow he is admitted to
work with other prisoners, but not al
lowed to speak. In the first seven years
the rule is that he may not see any one
while in health, although as a matter
of custom his relatives are allowed to
visit him for half an hour once a year.
After the expiry of seven years they are
permitted to see him once in every six
months. His food consists of 34 pounds
of macaroni and 1 pound 6 ounces of
bread on weekdays, and soup and a piece
of meat on Sundays; wine is given only
three or four times a year, on special
days. In the first period the condemned
man may spend a half-penny a day in
whatever he wishes, and in the years
following 214d. The cell is 7 feet by
13 feet, and 10 feet in height. The air
comes from a window so constructed
that nothing but the sky is visible; it has
a heavy, iron-bound door inside and iron
gates behind it; it contains a bed with
wire springs and a mattress of a vege
table material, all of which is attached
by a chain to the wall during the day,
that the prisoner may not lie down; also
there are toilet necessities, and he is
allowed to have a brush and comb.
Each day he is taken out alone for a
walk in specially isolated courts; the
minimum time for exercise is one hour,
although this is extended if the health of
the prisoner requires it. The ordinary
punishments are: Isolation with bread
and water, the straightjacket and the
dark cell with irons.
Gen. Otis Reports on the Government
of Manila.
Washington, Oct. 23. In the report of
Major General Otis as governor general
of the Philippines the following concern
ing the government of the city of Ma
nila was made public today:
"The money expended to police and
Improve the city of Manila, to take the
necessary repairs on roads and bridges,
to place government buildings which
were dilapitated in a proper state of pre
servation, to stamp out the infectious
diseases of smallpox and bubonic plague,
to maintain a large native police bat
talion numbering 250 men, together with
the money required to defray the ordi
nary incidental expenses,has been great
er by about one-half than the city's col
lected receipts. What those receipts did
not supply has been taken from the gen
eral fund, as the expenditures were con
sidered to be imperative.
"The liquor traffic always has been
extensive, especially in the matter of In
toxicating native drinks. In reducing
the number of licenses which Spain
granted freely, the natives complained
grievously that they were deprived of
the privileges which Spain bestowed.
Notwithstanding these complaints they
were greatly diminished, but could not
be entirely withheld nor could the traf
fic be destroyed by any means within
our power. Experience led to the belief
that it could be controlled through care
ful manipulation under a stringent li
cense law."
An crder Issued by the provost mar
shal of Manila is also given, showing
the restrictions that have been placed
upon the saloons and giving the license
fees which are charged. Following this
ord-r the report continues:
"The restraining, influences have re
sulted In placing the liquor traffic under
the control of the police and their offi
cers, and have been attended by the re
forms anticipated and promised. I
doubt if there is anywhere any more
quiet and orderly city than Manila has
been for the past year, and this not
withstanding its great mass of floating
population of diver3 nationalities and
the dense ignorance of a portion of its
inhabitants, or a city in which proper
punishment for crime is more swift or
One Will Be Giren Tomorrow,
if He Consents.
Manager L. M. Crawford this after
noon telegraphed to Frank Daniels re
questing that he give a matinee perform
ance in Topeka tomorrow. Mr. Crawford
says that he is not able to supply the
demand for tickets and unless a matinee
is given a large number of people will
be deprived of seeing the little comedian.
Manager Crawford also announces
that no one will be seated after the cur
tain rises at 8:15. People should be in
their seats by 8:05 in order to prevent
They Indicate the Republicans Are
Not Sure of Ohio.
Cincinnati, O., Oct. 23. Tf an averaee
is struck between the claims made at
Ohio Democratic and Republican head
quarters, the state will give McKinley
about 50,000 to 60,000 plurality Nov. 6.
P. W. Durr, state Republican commit
teeman, claims the state by 10:00,
while all Democrats connected with the
state committee headquarters assert
that the result was so close so close
that they figure they have a chance to
win. Those who have watched events,
but who are not violent partisans, con
cede the state to McKinley by about 40,
OflO. A peculiar thing about the respec
tive claims is the figures given on this
(Hamilton) county, in which Cincinnati
is situated. In 1896 with a state ma
jority of 49,000, there was a majority in
Hamilton county of 19.000. This year,
while claiming the state by 100,000, the
Republicans only claim 7,000 to 7.500 for
Hamilton county. At the ratio of 1896
this, it is clearly seen, will result In a
Democratic victory.
Effort Being Made to Remedy Defects
in City Building Heating Plant
The steam fixtures for the city building
have not yet been put in shape and the
building committee can not make Its re
port until this is done. The building was
c ild tdny as the mechanics were chang
ing the connections of the pipe, and theie
eo:ild be no ste;im usd. When he
changes have been made ther wi'l be
an-.ther test, and then, if it is satis-fac-tory.
the committee will make its rep , t
Mayor Drew said this morning th-it he
would call a meeting cf the c uncil as
soon as the committee was readv to re
port, and that r.o business would be tran
sited at the meeting, except such as was
relative to the building. There ;r- a
number of applications in for the use of
the Auditorium and a few other roarers
concerning minor changes which wiil be
Speaks to a Large Crowd in the
Frederick, Md., Oct. 23 "You will hear
people say that I, if elected, will not en
force the law. That Is not the danger.
They know that If I am ejected I will
put the same kind of striped clothes on
a big thief that are put on. a little one."
This declaration was made by Mr.
Bryan in his speech In this city today.
He came in on a special train from
Washington, which brought a number
of people from the capital city and he
found a very large crowd awaiting him
Rain fell constantly during his meet
ing. Mr. Bryan was introduced by L. Victor
Baughman, whose home is at this place
and Col. Baughman as well as Mr. Bryan
was most cordially greeted. Mr. Bryan
was well along in his speech when he
made the declaration above quoted.
"And that is the reason why the great
law breakers are against us In this cam
paign," he continued. "The Democratic
party is not a sectional party.
"When you build a government upon
the Declaration of Independence and ad
minister it according to the ideas of Jef
ferson, it is as broad and as long as the
nation. If we were seeking some class
legislation, which would give to the few
an advantage over the many we would
be a sectional party, because we would
only appeal to those specially benefited
by the legislation promised, but we are
not trying to get your hands Into some
body else's pockets.
"We are trying to keep other people's
hands out of your pockets. And when
a party seeks nothing but justice and
promises nothing but equal rights, you
can appeal to all people everwhere, who
are seeking to make government a bless
ing to all and not merely an advantage
to the few. Partiality in government, fa
voritism in government these have been
the curses of government in the past
and today the greatest fault that can be
found with this or any other govern
ment, is that instead of being adminis
tered" as a government of the people and
by the people and for the people, it Is
administered in the Interest of a few
who grow rich by using the instrumen
talities of government against the great
"I charge against the Republican par
ty today that in all its policies, it is ig
noring the producer of wealth and dis
regarding the rights of the plain people
In its effort to give some a great oppor
tunity to exploit the rest."
Actively Planning to Forestall Play
ers' Organization.
New York, Oct. 23. Two plans of ac
tion, it is understood, are being consid
ered by the National League magnates
to forestall the organization which was
formed in Baltimore lately under the ti
tle of the National Association. One of
these plans Is to re-establish the 12 club
circuit, the other ia to join with the
American League in a scheme so that
the organization can extend Its circuit
to the east.
Should the first proposition be taken
up Washington and Baltimore will be
embraced in the circuit in the east and
eDtroit and Cleveland in the west. It Is
rumored that if the second proposition
is deemed feasible that is a coalition
with the American League, the league
will be composed of teams in Boston,
Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washing
ton In the east, and Cleveland, Chicago,
Milwaukee and St. Louis in the west. A
further feature of this scheme would b
that the American League scheme
would be so arranged as to have games
on National League grounds in the east
ern cities and in St. Louis and Cleve
land while the clubs of the larger or
ganization were' traveling. The Nation
al League to carry out this would pro
vide the grounds in the places not spec
ified ,
The whole arrangement, the magnates
are said to think, would discourage the
National association in that it would In
sure continuous baseball In the cities,
which it is expected will have associa
tion franchises.
Foreign Consuls in China Receive
Letters of Warnine.
Hong Kong, Oct. 23. The situation at
Canton Is comparatively quiet.
It is reported that the consuls have
received letters warning them of danger.
Refugees from Hui Chow say the reb
els are welcomed everywhere. They
take nothing without payment and are
treated like guests instead of enemies.
Their leaders are supposed to number
ten, each commanding a separate band.
The one operating in the How Lung
hinterland is a mere stripling, but is
everywhere successful. He is reported
to have defeated a large body of impe
ial troops, killing a hundred of the Chi
nese soldiers.
The surnames of four of the rebel
chiefs are Fong, Ho, Ching, and Chan.
From Iowa to Connecticut by Water.
Lyons, Ia., Oct. 23. J. E. Knights, or
Derby, Conn., Frank Noho, and Owen
Taly of Chicago and Arthur Mullens of
Lyons left here today in their 40 foot
gasoline launch "Venice" for a trip
down the Mississippi, across the Gulf
and up the coast to Connecticut.
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H. S. Lawrence, the Topeka Man Who "Will Sing Leading Tenor Role "With
Frank Daniels Tomorrow Evening.
Christian Societies Will Continue to
Send Missionaries to the Heathen.
Chicago, Oct. 23. Dr.Francis E. Clark,
founder of the Christian Endeavor and
president of the United Society, told of
his recent trip around the world and of
Christian Endeavorera in other countries
at the annual meeting of the Chicago
union last night.
He said: "The names of our mission
aries who lost their Uvea in China will
go down in history as those of true mar
tyrs. I regret their fate but I am proud
of them and I believe their example
will be a power for good. There were
rumors of a serious outbreak soon when
I was in and around Pekin but no mis
sionary thought of deserting his post.
One of them I could never forget, no
matter how old I might live to be. He
was Horace T. Pitkin, a graduate of
Yale, talented and a wealthy man. He
gave up everything to spread Christian
ity in China. When I last saw him his
whole soul was wrapped up in his work
and he had no thought for personal com
fort or personal danger. Others will take
the places of those who were cut off and
the work In China will go on and on un
til the country ia brought to Christ."
Little American Riders Win Victories
at Newmarket Meeting.
London, Oct. 23. The American Jock
eys opened the day at the Newmarket
Houghton meeting today In lively fash
Ion, being placed five times in the first
two races, the winner in each event be
ing piloted by an American rider.
The Trial plate of 200 sovereigns was
won by H. Hardy's Biddo, ridden by
Maher. The Prince of Wales" David II
was second, and Sir J. D. Blundell
Maple's six-year-old chestnut gelding,
Joe Ullman, with Sloan in the saddle,
finished third.
Maher also rode the winner of the
Scarborough stakes, Sir J. Miller's Mar
coni. Richard Croker's chestnut gelding.
The Scotchman II, with Reiff up, fin
ished in second place, and Old Buck II,
Lord William Beresford's chestnut colt,
ridden by J. Reiff, ran third.
The Lime Kiln stake was captured by
Lord William Beresford's Jolly Tar, rid
den by J. Reiff.
Troops Will Be Sent Home
at Rate of 5,000 Monthly.
San Francisco, Oct. 23. At military
headquarters here it is stated that the
first Installment of the volunteer army
now In the Philippines will leave Manila
November 1. From that time until next
June the transports will bring home
about 25,000 men at the rate of from
4,000 to 5,000 a month. The sick will, if
possible, be shipped on earlier trans
ports, that they may travel without
The various regiments will be muster
ed out and paid as soon as possible after
they arrive here. By this arrangement
the camps now established at the Pre
sidio will be sufficient to accommodate
the entire army.
A Shipload Intended For China Will
be Detained Awhile.
San Francisco, Oct. 23. The sailing of
the German transport Frankfurt has
been delayed until something definite is
known regarding the Jiature of the dis
ease which has developed among the
horses she was to have taken to China
for the German government.
The transport Sherman Is being made
ready for sea as fast as possible and will
sail November. The horse transport
Port Stephens is taking in stores. She
will sail with horses on Thursday.
Colombian Government Returns Bor
rowed Yacht
New York, Oct. 23. George Gould, it
Is reported in South Brooklyn yachting
circles, has taken back the steam yacht
Atalanta and relieved the Colombian gov
ernment. Confirmation is found in the
fact that Mr. Bissell, who has for years
been, the chief engineer of the Atalanta,
has again taken charge of her for Mr.
Gould and that the officers and crew of
the yacht engaged by the representative
of the Colombian government have been
Norman Clnclalr Judd, the Infant son of
Dr. and Mrs. Corban E. Judd. died at
their home in Potwin Monday shortly af
ter noon. The funeral was held this af
ternoon at 2:30 from the residence.
"The Strip" Enjoins City.
E. K. Felt and others, living in the
"strip," have asked in a suit filed in the
district court today, that the city be en
joined from the collection of taxes on
property in the "strip" for 1900.
The colored chorus is preparing to sing
the comic opera, "The Doctor of Alcan
tara," some time during the winter. The
words were by Benj. E. Woolf and the
music was composed by Julius Euchberg.
U 1 T"V Supported by bit entire New York eomrny of
r T.T1 IT 1 inn in I s;1 sixty people, in In. new Coiulc Opera bit
Music by Victor Herbert, composer of "The Wizard of tha Nil " "The
Idol's Eye" and "The S rprifii." Book by Klrke La Shells, author of
"Princess Chic," and Fre.ler ck Ranken, author of "The Smugglers." "An
emphatic hit." N. Y. Herald.
Chart opens at 9 o'clock Monday morning. Doors open for line numbers at
7:30 a. m.
Prlo ! j 1 -JQ- 3??Jtt
Fred Raymond's Greatest Scenic Production of the Age
Presented bv the Great Orlginil Metrop Utan Cant. An eeltpae of all form r
scenic producUnn. triumphantly advancing upm an overwiielmlriK J de of
superlative endorsement by an applauding press and a saUnaed publ.o.
Prices : sso, 3sc, boo, 760.
Friday, October 26 - " VIIEItE IS COBB 7
Saturday Matinee and Night, October 37
Maud Gonne Organizing Irish Chil
dren to Hate England.
New York, Oct. 23. A dispatch to the
Journal and Advertiser from Dublin
says: Maud Gonne is organizing Irish
children and educating them in hostility
to England. She is banding together
20,000 children who refused to participate
In the demonstration in Phoenix Park
last spring during the queen's visit.
livening classes have been organized
to teach the Irish language and history.
Maud Gonne has issued an address, say
ing: "It is owing to the neglect of these
subjects by the present system of Eng
lish education in Ireland that over 20,000
of Ireland's sons are today wearing the
uniform of her oppressor and incurring
moral guilt and the contempt of the civ
ilized world by fighting England's wars
against liberty and right."
Saves a Kegro Convict Prom the Hope
at Wheeling.
Chicago, Oct.23. A special to the Rec
ord from Wheeling, V. Va., says:
Just a year ago the circuit court of
Fayette county. Judge Montgomery pre
siding, sentenced Lud Madison, colored,
to be hanged January 14 in the state
penitentiary at Moundsville for the
murder of another negro. Two days be
fore the date of the execution Governor
Atkinson issued a respite for nine days
The judge who sentenced him died be
fore the reprieve expired. Two weeks
ago Maiison's case was forced upon the
authorities by a report of it to Governor
Atkinson. The governor decided that the
judge being dead and the time for re
sentence having passed no one can now
re-sentence Madison. Further, the date
of legal -death having passed Madison
cannot be hanged on the original sen
tence. As he was never sentenced to Im
prisonment he cannot be kept in the
penitentiary, so Madison will probably
be released in a few days.
Chippewa Falls (Wis.) N. Y. Journal.
While picnicking with a large party on
Pike Lake the Countess Lorean de Cha
vanne, the authoress, who is spending
the summer with her sister, J. A. Bate,
at "Les Hirondelles," took a rifle and
rambled into the forest. After a long
walk, in which the coveted game did not
appear, she started toreturn crestfallen,
of course to the camp at the lake.
Evening came and still she was walk
ing, faint and weary. But no voices
came to her ear; no sound of boats on
the beach; no glimpse of lake or open
A storm followed, and stumbling at
last in the darkness against the ruins of
an old logging camp, she crawled into
US wretched shelter and curled herself
up on some boards In a corner. Here
her utter exhaustion overcame her terror
and Bhe fell into an uneasy sleep, to
awake as the first dim lights of dawn
stole into her cabin.
She was cold, cramped and miserable,
but the coming daylight brought hope,
and she took up her rifle and was rising
to her feet when suddenly two black
bear cubs appeared In the open doorway,
and behind them lumbered along the un
wieldy form of their mother. The fright
ened countess leveled her rifle at the in
truders and cartridge after cartridge
was poured forth in the direction of the
luckless bears. When she stole cau
tiously out to where the three dead
bears ought to lie she found only tracks
leading into the deeper forest.
Finally she found a loghouse whose
rustic owner told her she was "mighty
nigh 10 mile from Pike Lake." The
countess was glad to share the frugal
meal and was then taken back to her
friends, who had been searching all night
for her.
Mrs. T. J. Anderson is sufferln from
an attack of Inflammatory rheumatism.
Carpets were put down In the oTice of
the city treasurer and the city physician
There was but one case before the police
judge this morning: a plain drunk who
was fined J3.
The chorus of Bethany collepe may sing
the "Messiah" in Topeka during tha
Christmas holidays.
Miss Lydla R. Culp of Topeka. Is the
author of a new conn pons, It Is entitled
"Oh, Babe Don't Make Me Leave."
Cleo DIas. the Mextonn wm.n who 'r
In the cily jail for larceny, ipeak" Kng.l-h,
Spanish and three Indian dialects.
The faculty of the Arapahoe InUsn
school at IJarlington. Okla., have sent to
Mrs. Thorpe for a white woman to take
charge of the "mess."
There has been a oompliint from wv
eral perple who have tried to comply with
the city ordinance In recrurd t . p ac rg
boxes in the alley for refuse, that the
boxes are stolen.
Special A Kent H. J. Crmsby Inppected a.
fre- rural delivery route which will sup
ply the south part of the county fr,tn
The model far a statue rf Colonel C. K.
H ll:dny still remains at Vbrary hill, and
may be feen during the opening hours
of the library.
The veterans of the battle of the Blue
celebrated the thirty-fifth anniversary
Monday afternoon by a dinner in the
Lincoln Post hall.
The recital by the Ladles' Music club,
which was to have benn given Wednes
day afternoon for the asjoriate rrembe s
has been postponed vntil Wednesday of
next week, October Slst.
The registration this afternoon reached
9.300. There are three days in which to
register, as the hooks will close Octo
ber 26. at 8 o'clock at night.
It is well to know that De Witt's Wite'i
Hazel Salve will heal a burn and strp the
pain at once. It will cure ecz m 1 anl
skin diseases and ugly wounds anl sore.
It is a certain cure for pil.-s. C un.er
felts tnay be offered vou. See that you
get the original Ue Witt's Witch Hazel
When a man has a toothache, and
some one recommends that he "be a !
man," and have It out. he is easily per- i
sua'ied that it is best to "eave" It, if
posbible. '
From the New York Journal
Reuben S. Hoyt, millionaire and man
about town, got out of a cab in front of
the four-story mansion at No. S-6 Wn!
Eighty-eighth strett. Saturday after
noon, and after careful ncrutiny of the
house to satisfy himself that It was In
own, went up the step sideways, un
locked the front door with difficulty anil
entered. Then he raised hia volte In
calls for his servants and gave thi'in ail
a holiday to hint a week and to tak
effect at once. The joyus servants maue
their way out with great sped.
Mr. Hoyt then lit every j t from cel
lar to the garret, locked all the lor.ru,
entered the cab and drove away with a
contented smile on hU iwm..,
Mrs. Km) ben S. Hoyt cunie from
Scranton, Pa., Saturday venin at S
o'clock and drove to h. r home, at N.
S26 West Eighty-ciRhth street. fine
gazed with wonder at the brill ant Illum
ination, hurried up tae steps and rang
the bell. Naturally there was no re.
pjionse, lraufle there was nobody in thf
house. She tried the bawnient door,
beat on the windows and ciatnort d loud
ly to no avail.
Mrs. Reuben S. Hoyt was mightily
alarmed. She had telegraphed hi-r hus
band in the morning that he whs coin
ing home and had not heard from him.
It flashed across her mind that her hus
band had Illuminated the house for the
purpose of figuring rh the star in a
spectacular fulclde. She rushed to the
home of a neighbor and told her tale, of
Mr. Thomas Hopper and Mr. Walter
Hopper, sons of lmao Hopper, the Har
lem Tammany leader, were guests at thin
neighbor's house. They forced entrance
to the Hoyt mansion. A hurried snr h
of the rooms revealed the gratifying fart
that Mr. Hoyt had not subtracted him
self from life, but Mra Hoyt was not
She called a cab and announced hr
Intention of hunting fiw her husband.
Mr. Thomas Hopper volunteered to ac
company her.
Mrs. Hoyt and Mr. Hoi. per dTove
around the Tenderloin for weary hnuis,
but no trace could they find of the evi
dently contented Mr. Hoyt.
Mrs. Hoyt got home In the chill gray
dawn. She was so hytrtt-l that a ph -slclan
was called to look after her. The
nelKhbors had remained up all rilKbt
talking of the mystery of the house of
Mr. Reuben S. Hoyt got out of a cab
at 8 o'clock yesterday morning in front
of No. 326 West Eighty-eighth street,
crawled up the front steps, rang the bell
and was admitted. A few moments later
another doctor and a supply of Ice ar
rived and the mystery of the house of
Hoyt was explained.
Two Ships Long Overdue.
Fan Francisco, Oct. 23 The rate of In
surance has been increased on the baik
Atex McNeill, out 174 days from Puget
Sound for Freemantle, the figure now b
Ing 60 per cent. Fifteen per cent Is now
offered on the French bark Hivtegne,
out 202 days from Antwerp for San
Chilocco Indian School Improvements.
Washington, Oct. 23. The architects of
the Indian office have completed the
plans and specifications for a wart-house,
improved water system and electric
light plant and wirings for the Ohil(-ei
Indian school, near Arkansas City, Ark.
It is expected that bids will be anked
Came Near Dying.
"For threw dnys and tilsht I snfferel
agony untold from nn ,'itlHck of f'l.ul-TH
morbus brntiKht on by e. tln rin'umli'i
says M. K. Uiwlher, cl.-rk of th- . Metric
court. Centerville. Iowa. "I thoutiht I
should sun ly died, and tried a dox- it dif
ferent m.Mll inrs but all to no puip . e. I
sent for a pottle of Chamberlain's Coll.-,
Cholera nn.) Iinrrh'a Hme-!y and thre
does relieved me entirely." This remedy
1b for sale by ail druitKlsts.
Many a woman Is loved without
knowing It and many a woman thinks
she Is loved when she Is not. The lat
ter discover their mistake a few weeks
after marriage.
When a candidate starts out Into the
country, driving a double team to a
piano box buggy, and smoking a five
cent cigar, there Is no doubt that h
looks mighty important.
If some men were compelled to do ail
their meanness In the daytime they
would soon tire of It.
Homeliness not positive
ugliness but mere plainness,
often passes for beauty when
crowned with a halo of beauti
ful hair.
In scores of cases the secret
of beauty is Ayer's I lair Vigor.
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