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Republican and Democratic Politicians and Newspaper Corre
spondents Give Out Estimates-
Payne, Manley, New York Herald and New
York Republican Headquarters, Say
a Landslide For McKinley.
New York. Oct. !4. Daily bclletics
are being issued now from the various
campaign headquarters as to the man
ner in which the electoral votes will be
cast of the forty-five states in this union.
Following are some of the forecasts
made. from Republican and Democratic
The Republican campaigners at the
national headquarters have received a
number of reports during the past week
Trom ail parts of the country in regard
to the political situation, and as a result
of them Senator Nathan B. Scott of
West Virginia said yesterday that he
had made up this table which showed
about what the Republicans expect to
get. This table gives to McKinley 2S4
votes in the electoral coiieg-e. allows 11
to Bryan, and places 51 in the doubtful
column, 27 of them being- probably Re
publican. Here is Senator Scott's table:
nil x.'tkota .
... 1
... 23
Conn-c-ient .
J-.:, vi.-.rc ....
Hi. -:s
Marv.ard ....
Mlc-h:ean ....
6 (
, .T-rj?
;v-ri'v;var.ia 3"-
rthoW I ; . i 4
S u n Dakota 4
Uu-.h 3
Vt nu-'i.t 4
UV.shiniton 4
Wes- V;r-inia
Wiserr:in 12
!tn:,-s .
S Wyoming ..
Ne.v K.,mr.5hire.. 4
Nvr Jersey "" TotU 134
New York '
Alabama 11 uih Carolina... 9
Arkar.-tiS S Tr.r.esser; 12
Kionii 4 Txas 15
G.--rga 13 Virginia 12
!:"slt'p! f Total 112
X r h C r -Una... 11
Idaho S Nebraska S
Montana 3
Kentu kv 13 T'-tal 27
DENCIES. Colorado 4 M.ssouri 17
Nevada ........... 3,
Total 24
"Vice Chairman Payne's Eigurea.
Vice Chairman Henry C. Payne of the
Republican committee is the author of
Tbe Piep-ubiican forecast. It was made
by him partly in reply to the foregoing
Democratic table, though, aside from
that Mr. Payne declares that his divis
ion of the electors is based upon entire
ly trustworthy reports from every state
about which there is any room for areri
ment. His estimate gives McKinley -il
electoral voters as certain, and. on the
claim that the Republicans have an even
chance of winning- in Nebraska and
Vtah. he thinks the full strength of the
f resident'? electoral vote will not be less
than 3uS. This may be increased by the
addition of Colorado, Idaho, and" Ne
vada. With those McKinley's strength
S i the college would be :;: v "
Mr. Pavr.-'s f'Tasf is as foil.-ws-El'RE
f-.i. i .
C&lifmia ..
Cor: r.ecueut
relaware ..
Kentuckv ..
N- rth Dakota
.. b i jr.io
.. 2 Or-e-on
.. -4 F'nr.s vlvania ,.
.. :5 Rh .de Island...
. . V-nnor.t
-. 1;?' W-st Virg-inia.
.. 6 Wisconsin
.. Kansas ,
. - IT Sou m Dakota .,
.. 14 Wyoming
New Jr-4v
New York !.
w asmngton
Total ,
"We have an even chance with the
Democrats" said Mr. Payne, "of securing-
tne electoral votes of Nebraska and
Vtah. These would bring the total up to
It will be noticed that in this esti
mate Mr. Payne includes the two elec
tors, one each in California and Ken
tucky, that were counted for Ervan four
ears a so.
Mr. Payne classifies the other stat-a
B3 fodlows:
Alabama 11 X rrh Cai-Miia 11
Arsansas 8 s ,uth Carolina.... 9
Florida. 4 Tennessee . .
Ge'.raia v; Texas U
M?5Api Virginia
iliss?'Uri - Tra'
Colorado 4 N-braska ..
J,-aho S Utah
Nevada 3; Total ...
. 12
. 8
. 3
ith reference to ic. v - i .
t-ad tftia to say: "There is no doubt W
the Republicans will carry that stat by
from 25.000 to 35.004 piuralitv. "rvVr
they can prevent the- Democrats BteVl
ir.gr :t away from them in the count !9
another thins-. This, however, is the on
ly question in the contest there. I am
w-.l.ir.? to go on record also as claim1 -
tnat Kansas will give McKinley 20 $
The Herald's Estimate.
The New Tork Herald gives aa esti
mate: The poll gives McKinley 28 electoral
IZiZ ilf air.jer-H5S-are con
cenec tr Erjan. a majority for the R
puoncan candidate of 115 electors, wiui
the exception of K-rturfcy. McKinlev.
sui the he camM in and will
west." EAla f 10 Votes in xiia far
A3 to the complexion of conjrress. the
Hernias finas tnat in- r.ew house wiU
ftave certaoniv is.j Republican vos. th
democrats 153. the fusionists and'ailve?
Repub.icans o and that 14 districts a.
In doubt.- The present house stands 155
Republicans. lo2 Democrats. 7 fuion's-s
and 3 seats are. vacant. Thus the
publican majority would be siifht'F'in
creased. At present the Republicans har p,i
members of the senate. The Herald
poll gives them 45 members nrt yea'-, or
one more than a majority. There ari 31
doubtful senatorial elections ;.r.
Amor.; the indications cited by the Her
ald are that Quay in Pennsylvania and
Kikins In West Virginia may b de
feated. Maryland, ."est Virgin la, Delaware
nd New Tork are claimed for McKin
ic y racuced plura. iX;m, but the in
formation tipon which these claims are
made is both doubtful and qualified.
In the middle west the Herald finds
that Illinois and Indiana and the other
states that went for McKinley In lSittJ
will support him this year. As to Illi
nois', however, "Cook county is the key
to the situation. If the Democrats get
a very large plurality there, the state is
doubtful and likely to go to Bryan.
Alschuler, the Democratic candidate for
governor, may be elected over Tates,
the Republican candidate, and the fight
between Senator Cullom and Governor
Tanner for the control of the legislature
may give it to the Democrats, resulting
in the election of a Democrat from Illi
nois." The farmer vote Is depended upon to
hold Indiana in line for McKinley. Kan
sas is given to the Republican candi
date by a p.robable plurality of 12,0u0,
North and South Dakota are also placed
in the Republican column
Minor changes are touched upon In the
far west. The probable outcome in de
tail, as the Herald sees it, is as fol
lows: For McKinley California. 9: Connecti
cut, 6: Delaware, "; Illinois. 24; Indiana,
15; Iowa, 13: Kansas, 10: Maine, 6;
Maryland. 8; Massachusetts, 15; Michi
gan. 14: Minnesota, 9: New Hampshire,
4: New Jersey, 10: New Tork, 36; North
Dakota, 3; Ohio, 23; Oregon, 4: Pennsyl
vania, 32; Rhode Island, 4; South Da
kota, 4: Vermont. 4; Washington, 4;
West Virginia. 6: Wisconsin, 12; Wyom
ing. 3. Total, 2S1.
For Bryan Alabama. 11: Arkansas. 8;
Colorado, 4: Florida, 4: Georgia. 13; Ida
ho. 3: Kentucky, 13; Louisiana., 8: Mis
sissippi. &; Missouri, 17: Montana, 3; Ne
braska, S: Nevada, 3; North Carolina. 11;
.South Carolina, 9: Tennessee. 12; Texas,
15: Utah. ?,; Virginia. 12. Total, 16i
Total electoral votes. 447.
Nec-ssary to elect. 224.
McKinley's indicated majority, 113.
Manley'a Figures.
Joseph H. Manley, of the Republican
national committee, is so sure now that
Indiana. i3 in the Republican column of
etates that he today gave out what will
doubtless be his final forecast of the
campaign. He figures that McKinley
and Roosevelt will carry 26 states, giv
ing the Republican ticket 2S1 votes.while
the Democrats will carry 14 states, giv
ing Bryan US electoral votes, and they
wiil also appropriate the electoral vote
cf Kentucky, although Mr. Manley says
the Republicans will undoubtedly carry
the state. Idaho. Colorado, Missouri,
Montana, Nebraska and Utah are con
sidered doubtful by Mr. Manley, who
says, among other things: i
"On October 3 I gave the probable re
sult of electoral votes, assigning to Mc
Kinley and Roosevelt 26S votes. The poll
rtrcei-el at the headquarters from the
several states corroborates fully the es
timate I gave -on October 3. and places,
an addition, Indiana in the sure Republi
can column. If we add to tne 81 votes
the 13 votes of Kentucky, which are
surely to be cast for the Republican
ticket, it will make 2&4 electoral votes,
an 1 McKinley and Roosevelt will hon
estly receive these votes, but we do not
expect these Kentucky electoral votes
to be giver, as they are cast.
'The following states will undoubtedly
be carried by th Repub''cans:
California ..
rIaare ..
In. liana .
9 New York 35
6 North Dakota 3
S- Ohio 3
4: Orez-on 4
15 Pennsylvania .... 32
13 Rhode Island
1 South Dakota
6 Vermont
. 4
. 4
. 4
.. 4
. 6
. 12
. 3
M un
Massachusetts ..
New Hampshire
S Washington
1.. s est irgima
14 v isconsin
i Wyoming .....
f i
1 Total 2S1
rsew Jersey.
"These states are surely Democratic:
Alabama ..... 11 Tennessee 12
Artansjj h Texas 15
Florida 4 Virginia . ....... 32
Georgia 13 Montana 3
Louisiana s North Carolina .. 11
Mississippi o
Nevada 3: Total 118
South Carolina... &
Idaho 3 Utah S
C ..'orsdo 4' -
Missouri 37, Totftl 35
Nebraska S;
New Tork Life's Idea.
For the purpose of getting unprejudic
ed opinions as to how the electoral votes
of each state will be cast the New Tork
Life Insurance company has for the past
two months been sending out circulars
offering souvenir albums to each person
who would send in his estimate of the
result in every state and particularly of
the result in his own state. Up to Thurs
day night 44, MS answers had been re
ceived. They came from every state and
territory and from policyholders and
non-policyholders. The officials of the
company put a score of clerks to work
cn the returns yesterday and the result
is the following estimate based on the
majority opinion:
11 Nebraska ..
... 8
... 3
.. 11
.. 9
... 12
... 15
... 12
Arnn-as S Nevada
C'.i.-.ra.io 4 North Carolina
I loriia 4 South Carolina
Georgia 13 Tennessee
Louisiana j Texas
Mississippi Virginia
Missouri i
M ntana 3! Total
Idaho 5 Utalx ...
Kentucky l :
Maryland T--tal
New Tork 36
Connecticut ..
M .me
Massachusetts .
Michigan .,
N.w Hampshire.
: North Dakota 3
4 Ohio 3
3 5 Oregon 4
3 1 Pennsylvania Zi
1 '' Rhode Island .... 4
6 Vermont 4
35 Washington - 4
14 Wisconsin 4
&' Wyoming . . 3
Total 30
Delaware 3, We-st Virginia 6
S---h rakota 4! Total 13 f
i.wo nucared and twenty-four votes
are necessary to a chciee, so that the
Republican candidates, according to this
estimate, would be elected with 38 votes
to spare, even if ail of the states classed
doubtful were to vote for Bryaa.
Abbot, McGuire, Mack, Philadelphia North
American, St. Louis Republic, See
Only Victory For Bryan.
. How Stevenson See It
Adlal E. Stevenson made the flat-footed
declaration that the Democrats would
carry Indiana, and he added:
"Ohio should be put down as very
likely to give its electoral votes for
Bryan. To my mind, the two great
doubtful states which lean more strong
ly to the Democratic than to the Re
publican side in this fight are New Tork
and Ohio."
Mr. Stevenson then made the following
estimate of the situation as it stands to
day: "For McKinley California, 9; Connec
ticut, fi; Iowa, 13; Maine, 6; Massachu
setts, 15; Michigan, 14; Minnesota, 9;
New Hampshire, 4; North Dakota, 3;
Oregon, 4; Pennsylvania, 32; Rhode Isl
and, 4; Vermont, 4; Wisconsin, 12;
Wyoming, 3, Total, 133.
"For Bryan Alabama, 11; Arkansas. 8;
Colorado, 4; Florida. 4; Gjorgia, 13; Ida
ho, 3; Indiana. 15; Kentucky, 13; Louis
iana, 8: Maryland, 8; Mississippi, 9: Mis
souri, 17; Montana, 3; Nebraska, 8; Ne
vada, 3; North Carolina, 11; South Caro
lina, 9; Tennessee, 12; Texas, 15; Utah,
3; Virginia, 12. Total, 19.
"Doubtful Illinois, 24: Kansas, 10;
New Jersey, 10; New Tork, 3fi; Ohio. 23;
South Dakota, 4; Washington, 4; West
Virginia, 6; Delaware. 3. TotaL 120."
"Willis J. Abbot's Forecast.
Willis J. Abbot, manager of the Dem
ocratic national campaign burea.u, made
his first prediction today as to the re
sult of the election. According to Man
ager Abbot, Bryan is sure of the elec
tion, with 272 electoral votes, or 4i to
spare, while McKinley will get only 11,
end may fatten his score a trifle from
the t'i votes which Manager Abbot es
teems doubtful- Here is the forecast of
the manager of the Democratic national
campaign bureau:
Mc- rjonbt
State. Bryan. Kinley. fuL
Alabama 11 ... ...
Arkansas , S ... ...
California ... ... 9
Colorado 4 ... ...
Connecticut S ...
Delaware ... ... S
Florida 4 ... ...
Georgia 13 ...
Id-ho 3
liim is ... ... 24
Indiana 15 ... ...
Iowa ... 13 ...
Kansas ... ......... -. 10 ... . .
Kentucky ........... .. 13 ... ...
Louisiana ........ ...... 8 ...
Maine S
Maryland 8 ... ...
Majssaehusetts -- ... 15 ...
Michigan ... ... 14
M.nnesota. ... 9
Mississippi 9
Missouri 17 . ...
Montana 3 ... ...
Nebraska 8
Nevada .. 3 ... ...
New Hampshire ......... ... 4 ...
New Jersey 10 ...
New Tork 3o - ... ...
North Carolina 11
North Dakota 3
Ohio 23
Orfgon 4
Pennsylvania ... 32 ...
Rhode Island 4 ...
South Carolina. . 9 ... ...
South Dakota 4 ...
Tennessee 12 ... ...
Texas 15 ... ...
Utah 3 ... ...
Vermont 4 ...
Virginia 12 ... ...
Washington 4 ... ...
West Virginia 6
Wisconsin 12 ...
Wyoming ... 3 ...
Total "272 "Hi "is
Gives Bryan 235 Votes.
W. R. Bell, of the Philadelphia North
American sys New Tork and Indiana
Wiil be carried by the Democrats.
Mr. Bryan will carry the following
states and be elected:
Alabama 31 Nebraska ......... 8
Arkansas 'Nevada 3
Colorado 4 New Tork 36
Delaware 3 North Carolina .. 31
Florida f South Carolina ... 9
Georgia 13 South Dakota 4
Idaho 3 Tennessee 12
Indiana 35: Texas 35
Kentucky 13 Utah 3
Louisiana. 8-Virig-nia 12
Maryland ......... 8'; Wyoming ......... 3
Mississippi ....... S
Missouri 17! Total ............ .235
Montana 31
The Philadelphia North. American (Rep.)
Sees a Bryan Victory.
W. S. Daniels of the SL Louis Repub
lic, of opinion the Democratic! candidate
is stronger than ever before.
I think Mr. Bryan will hold all the
states he secured in 1S36 and will gain
in addition New Tork and Kentucky.
This would insure his election by 225,
regardless of the result in Indiana. Illi
nois, Wisconsin, Ohio, Maryland, or
West Virginia. As -viewed from Wash
ington, Bryan seems stronger every
where than he was four years ago.
In IS; Bryan secured 176 electors. Of
these he may lose ten in Kansas, but I
think he is more likely to regain eight in
Maryland, which went to McKinley four
years ago.
It seems to me. recalling all the cir
cumstances o-f 1496. and comparing them
with conditions of today, the result in
any event is likely to be close, and that
the present situation does not at all
warrant a confident claim by either
party of an overwhelming victory. In
twenty-eight years no president has been
re-elected, which of itself is ominous i'r
the Republicans, aside from the history
of New Tork and Indiana, which shows
their tendency to alternate regularly be
tween the two parties in presidential
In short. I think the result promises to
be close: that the Democrats have excel
lent prospects of carrying New Tork
and regaining Kentucky, with good
chances of success in Maryland. Indiana
and West Virginia. In other words, that
the fight will be ciose. with the chances
this time favoring Mr. Bryan.
St. Louis Republic (Deo.)
Mc Glare's Prediction.
Chairman McGuire today made a pre
diction at Democratic state headquarters
in reference to the Republican claims
that McKinley would come down to the
Harlem river with 100.000 majority were
erroneous. He said:
"I feei confident McKinley will come
to the borders cf greater New Tork with
less than 75.000 majority. This will be
offset by the Democratic majority ia
greater New Tork, and Ifeel confident
that Mr. Bryan will carry New Tork
state and will be elected president. The
demonstrations for Mr. Bryan up the
state are unparalleled and they have ex
ceeded Mr. Bryan's expectations.
"We have received considerable money
cf late in New Jersey, and now we are
confident that it will be in the Demo
cratic column. I .have been surprised
at the call for speakers from Ohio. This
is a good sign. It shows that even in
Ohio the Democrats are active and have
a chance to win."
Stone on the Issue.
W. J. Stone of the Democratic national
committee, shares the belief of State
Chairman McGuire that Bryan can and
will get the electoral vote of New Tork.
Moreover, he declares that New Jersey
and Ohio will be found in the Demo
cratic column.
"I don't know about New Tork being
the storm-center," he said today, "but
we will make a strong fight here, and I
am confident, too, that we will win In
New Jersey. A week ago the New Jersey
Democratic leaders told me they had no
chance to win. Today the same men
came to me and said that Bryan would
carry New Jersey. This is no Muff.
Their statement was based on informa
tion. Another thing we could carry In
diana today by SO.ftOO plurality, and I am
positive that we will have the Presi
dent's own state, too. This may sound
Etartling, but a revolution is in progress,
and if my predictions do not turn out
tc be true, I have been very badly
"We can elect Bryan without New
Tork state,"said Mr. Stone, in conclusion,
"but we will give him this state's elec
toral vote, too."
Mack Sees Victory.
Norman E. Mack, the national com
mitteeman for the state of New Tork, is
thoroughly convinced now that Bryan
will carry the state. Mr. Mack is one of
the shrewdest politicians in New Tork.
He is a resident of Buffalo, and has
made a record there as a political man
ager of far more than ordinary ability.
Mr. Mack, furthermore, ia a. very con
servative man.
"I have been in 35 out of the 60 coun
ties in the state since the Kansas City
convention, and I am now more than
ever satisfied that the Republican man
agers will not go to Manhattan island
with over 60,000 majority. Tou will ob
serve that I am allowing them a very
liberal majority when I say this. Men
who are accustomed to the political
conditions in Greater New Tork ail con
cede, and concede it openly, that Greater
New Tork will give Mr. Bryan, outside
of Kings county, a majority of at least
75.(Xi0. I have talked with the Kings
county leaders, and those that know
them are aware of their conservatism.
They all feel certain that Kings county
will give Bryan a majority of 15.000. I
believe that Mr. Bryan's tour of the
state is one of the most remarkable dem
onstrations ever given any candidate for
office. James G. Blaine's tour in 1&S4
(and he was the greatest campaigner of
his time) can not be compared to it.
Mr. Bryan was through here in 1S56,
and there is no comparison with the
crowds and enthusiasm of then and now.
This all means that the New Tork of
1900 is not the New Tork of lsHL In
the former year the Germans of the
state, and there are lots of them here,
were ail for McKinley. Bryan didn't
get enough German votes to consider.
This year, in my opinion, 65 per cent, of
the German citizens of the state will
vote for Bryan on the imperialistic is
sue alone.
"In 1S82 the state went over 192.000 for
Cleveland and two years later it gave
him onlv 1.100. At that time we polled
but 1,200,000 votes. We poll 1.600.000
votes cow. and it will not require so
great a change this year to overcome
the 250.000 given McKinley in 1SSS as it
required when we polled fewer votes to
cut the Cleveland majority down to
"Erie county, where I live, went for
McKinley by 1.500, but the Democrats
have carried the county twice since then.
Cleveland never carried it. but Bryan
will carry it this time as sure as the sun
shines. New Tork state's electoral vote
will be in the Bryan column this year."
Discusses Herald's Poll.
O. O. Stealey, Louisville Courier-Journal
eastern correspondent:
The forecast of the election by the
New Tork Herald today is the talk of
the politicians. It gives McKinley 2S1
votes and Bryan 165. The Herald fore
cast the election of Cleveland in 1892 antf
McKinley in 1S&6, but each of these elec
tions was discounted also by the intel
ligent voters a month before the elec
tions. The Herald gives Ohio. Indiana,
Illinois. Maryland and West Virginia to
McKinley. It also gives him Kansas and
four of the extreme western states that
Bryan carried in ISMS. It gives Bryan
eleven less votes than he received in
1896. The only gain it gives Bryan i3
the vote of Kentucky. If there is a tidal
wave f or McKinley the Herald's f orecast
may prove true, otherwise Bryan will be
elected. If Indiana goes for McKinley.
then I do not believe that Bryan will
get as large a vote as the Herald gives
How the Herald can concede a Repub
lican loss of 150,000 in New Tork stat
and still give McKinley states that Bry
an carried in the west in 1596 is per
plexing. Is Bryan stronger east now
and weaker in the west than in 1S96? T!
so, why would he not carry Maryland
Delaware and West Virginia ? If Bryan,
according- to the Herald forecast, has
gained 156.000 votes in New Tork and
40,000 votes in New Jersey in four years,
would not the same percentage of gaint
give him Maryland. Indiana. West Vir
ginia and Delaware? Certainly it would.
But to go back again for a moment to
the FTrld (-t-T. I "n.-.ta o c fw-.
ProbtD'e Ren'a
Stat. 19. plnra'l v 190 X 1 s
NVw Tork e.49 115.Sm 1"2. '
X-w Jersey 87 44 V 4 :.4 1
Marviand SS.224 5.' 27 22!
I iin-is 142.-49- &. SC. 9
Wisco-isin 1 Z.'T2 4'0O (2.615
Minnesota 5. b 5.01 l-,.5
Six states given above in the HerJ
show a Republican loss of 400,000 votes,
or. to be accurate. 3P7.510. And with this
heavy loss of Republican votes in six
states staring it in the face the Herald
makes Bryan weaker than four years
Topeka Local Freight Agents'
Association Organizing.
Representatives of the SeTeral
Koads in Close Toueh.
Of the Companies to Their
Mutual Agreements.
Hock Island Freight Station to
Be Enlarged.
The organization of a local freight
agents' association la undp way In To
peka. The several local agents have
held a number of conferences recently
and a formal organization, to be known
as the Topeka Local Freight Agents
association, has been determined upon.
The association will have the recognition
and support of the agents' several com
panies, it is said, when its formation is
completed by them, of which only the
election of officers remains to be cone.
An agreement on the five o'clock rule
regarding the receiving of freight is in
force at ail the depots, by joint consent
of the agents. The belief that further
good will result from a closer organiza
tion is responsible for the proposed new
association. There is a desire on the part
of the agents to have uniform treatment
accorded shippers and patrons in other
phases of the business, as in collections,
for instance, and by working in har
mony these ends will be better obtained.
The freights agents of this citv are
W. H. Nichols. Rock Island; W. C.
Garvey, Santa F; J. C. Fulton. ITnion
Pacific; F. E. Nipps, Missouri Pacific;
R. Stevens, Rock Island depot, North
Topeka, and Charles Gertiesen, o' the
Santa Fe depot in North Topeka.
"We have been holding several meet
ings," said one local agent, "with a view
to organizing a local freight agents' as
sociation. All the local agents are agreed
upon it and its final and formal organiz
ation is practically assured. I think we
will all get together and elect officers
one of these days. At our meeting a
week ago everyone was in favor of the
proposition. Testerday we couldn't
muster our forces in full, but I think it
was because business rush prevented
some from keeping the engagement."
E-ock Island Station Uets New Offices
and Covered Platform.
Within a week or two extensive Im
provements will be made to the Topeka
freight depot of the Rock Island rail
road. The volume of business trans
acted demands more room for storage,
for handling and for the office force
The structure proper will be extended
40 feet to the east by a two-story ad
dition. This is for the freight clerks'
office and the room now occupied by
them will be given over to freight
A platform SO feet In length will also
be built on the west end of the station.
This platform will be roofed and will in
itself be a great convenience in the
handling of freight.
The Rock Island reports its share of
Topeka's freight traffic to be very large
and constantly increasing. The present
enlargement of their freight depot, giv
ing improved shipping facilities, will no
doubt be much appreciated by shippers.
Work upon the alterations and additions
will be commenced immediately upon the
completion of the changes now being
made at the North Topeka depot. A
construction gang was put on there
Tuesday, and when they have that job
completed the station on this side of
the river will receive their attention.
Financial Fight is On Against Presi
dent Stilwell's Big Railway Project
The financial fight between John W.
Gates and Arthur E. Stilwell, as oppos
ing factors in the Guardian Trust com
pany, has been "plunged" into court at
Kansas City. Testerday Frank Hager
man, as counsel for Mr. Gates and sev
eral associates, filed a bill cf complaint,
in which he makes various charges
against Mr. Stilwell, chief among which
is the liabiity of his using the Guardian
Trust cempany to its disadvantage to
further the interests of the Kansas City,
Mexico & Orient railroad.
The eompiainant asks for an injunc
tion restraining him from doing this
and that a receiver he appointed for the
Trust company. Judge Philips, in the
United States court, yesterday granted a
temporary injunction, and set the hear
ing as to whether it should be made
permanent for 9:30 o'clock this morn
ing. A meeting of the stockholders of
the Trust company was to have been
held today, when eight new directors
were to have been elected. Mr. Stilwell
has secured enough proxies to enable
him to control the election of these di
rectors, and they will control the future
action of the board of directors.
Gates, in his suit, is joined by several
other stockholders, who allege they pur
chased stock in the company under false
representations as to the value of secu
rities held by it. The total amount of
stock represented in the suit is some
what more than 10 per cent, of the total
Mr. Stiiwell believes the suit is the re
sult of a personal fight against him
and that it gains strength by the sup
port of interests that are opposed to the
Kansas City, Mexico & Orient road, of
which he is promoter.
In regard to the whole contention,
which appears to have been started to
prevent the Trust company aiding in the
financing of the Orient railway, Mr. Stil
well says:
"Mr. Gates tried to rule the Trust
company, and failing he is now endeav
oring to ruin it. The suit is a personal
attack on me and an effort to prevent
the Orient line from being built. It will
be a severe blow to Kansas City if a
receiver is appointed for the Guardian
Trust company. Tfie company is in
good financial condition and its pros
pects are of the brightest kind. It is
not interested in any way in the Orient
railroad enterprise beyond acting as
trustee for which it is to be paid. I
have been particular to keep the affairs
of both companies separate and distinct
and the statement that the Trust com
pany's money was being used for the
railroad is false. Gates and his friend
only own about 10 per cent, of the stock
of the Guardian Trtrst company."
Abolishing Resolution Fails Again,
Bat Penalty Clause is Adopted,
St. Lcuis, Mo., Oct. 24. All railway
lines west and southwest of the Mississippi
river comprising about 130.0.W) miles of
trackage, took action here Tu';. :ay on
the pass agreement for the coming year.
General Manager Howard Eiliott. of the
Burlington, was in the chair and ail lin&s
were represented. The old agreement
was reaffirmed and an additional clause
adopted providing a penalty far vioia-
Perth nATOn fp.p.r
5' lCLtVT
AlMxxi tor
W .",-:.Sc
tion of the agreement. Each line is to
put up a deposit of t"00 and upon con
viction for violation of the agreement by
the local committees a fine of tVnt wiil
be imposed and at once collected.
A resolution was Introduced to abolish
free transportation entirely for the com
ing year, but on being put to a vote it
was lost as was a similar resolution at
the meeting held here last year. It was
felt that the conditions were not ripe
for such a radical measure, but a cem
mittee was appointed t confer with ex
ecutive officers of lines in all other sec
tions of the country, looking to the adula
tion of such action in the future.
Local committees were appointed at
St. Louis, Chicago, St Paul. Kaca
City and Omaha, with discretionary
power as to the issuance of passes.
Section Foreman's Idea of His Broth
er's Fate in Texas Flood.
At the time of the equinoctial floods in
Texas that damaged a great deal of rail
road property lata month, a peculiar in
cident happened near Fort Worth. While
it cost the life of a human b' ing. it ad ie 1
another good yarn to a Rock Island
racor.teur'3 stock f amusing taies.
A section gang on that part of the
Southern division had a Sweae foreman.
J -ibn also ha d a brother who worked in
his gang. About the middi of the wet-k
the superintendent happened along whn
John's gar.g was working, and not seeing
the brother in the pang ask'-d:
"Where's your brother, John?"
"Dunn," John replied care!-ssly.
But upon the superintendent's persist
ing in knowing of the whera bouts of
John's brother, John finally said:
"I tank h'm tjua-at."
"Tou think he's quit?"
"What makes you think fee's quit,
"Well, I dunno. He fall in river, las'
Sonday. He a nt cum back. I tank h'm
C. C. Crewson, foreman of the car
yards in La Junta, was here Sunday, the
guest of G. I. Woods. Mr. Crewfc.11 and
Mr. Woods are old-time boon compan
ions, and both gentlemen enjoyed the
visit "immensely."
The "bumper" among the firemen got
in his work again. Mason took Rey
nolds' place on the and Reynoius
deposed Wooden on the 91. Wooden, goes
to tbe Hutchinson branch again, which
will compel Leap to take tbe pool.
A. S. Brown, of Hutchinson. Is offi
ciating as expressman on the Kansas
City plug.
J. T. K'y who worked in the coal
chutes and wood yards here some time
ago has returned from Topeka where
he has been some time.
Fireman C. E. Habit left for Chicago
Sunday where he gos to meet Vice
President Barr and the firemen's griev
ance committee.
Conductor Simpson had troubles of
his own yesterday afternoon. As his
stock extra was leaving the yards one
of the wheels on. the car r.ext to The
way-car came loose and climbed the rail
causing the car to lave the track and
pulled the way-cat" off with it. Several
stock men were riding on top of the last
car and they said it was the roughest
kind of riding while the car was going
over the tis. that they had had for
some time. None of the cattle were hurt.
Charles Horton. who has been visiting
in this city f'T two weeks and circulat
ing amongst his former sobooimates, re
turned Tuesday to Tucson, Arizona.
Joseph Byers, boss of the f re depart
ment, is off on a visit to relatives In
Texas. ,
A fore of a dozen workmen beean the
excavations for the new blacksmith shop
vestTday. The mnsons wi'.l now get to
work and the building will be rushed
from now on.
Traveling Agents II. C. Shield? of the
"Wabash and A. L Fisher of the Chicago
- Northwestern were over from Kansas
Citv on the Santa Fe yesterday.
The Santa Fe shops at Sto-ktn. Cal..
are to be removed t Port Richmond by
th end of the year. The roundhouse
wiil remain at Stockton.
Conducted by I J la. Ames Willis, 710
Chamber f Commerce EuiUJin. Chicago,
to frhrm all inquiries sh : uld be addresed-
A!l Rights Reserved by Bairiing Co.,
Some Delightful Saroriea.
The?? a.reese'-vri1?! to o'jr Met of 3?he
cxit'm. ar;i not neoesii y. has created a
demand for. and the list increas each
season as the seekers aitr riovri:ie dis
cover s om e t hi r; cr new ar d yet untried.
Thf4 3ihe may b served at vari u
periods throughout the menl, from b-gin-rir.g
at the flrt course, sptMzt, to
tiie end in the chRnar'er a " -t.
Tn ail thee d-h-s there rnut bj & tourh
of piquancy, an eiemer.t. puneent, keen,
biting. Kir her su-tur or hot or a combina
tion of both. At the beginning of the
rrreai these usually take the form of sand
wiches. canal'-5 or c c k t w ; i . n h r the
salad course feme chees- pr pration. ani
at the ed a bi of r he-, an olive, pre
served piner or the iridispenT-ab'e crff--e.
A'l throughout th ro if it b- c m
pri?ed nf many and ri h coijr- frr,
o! ves. pick'es and fiH-d ru's are pas-ei
We leave the rea'l-rs to f.,.rzri rbr owr.
c :nri aivns e U wh-?h-r a jrn T"UB :n
dulsrenee in thee tii'-he is arc-jreir-e to
hyeritc law.- f-n a natura'Iv refinJ
taFT. To u.e th-e artjei-s f!n'y as
ce::: ire-? to Inrre-i i he pre t. - te jshou.-d
not be necessary and s-j p-c -- ,. th !o-a of
ii , I:sr to ea wi:h r. .;i;her results to
be gained from our f- nd.
Oliv-. y.--l;e.i .uuts an- : "bi- r f
cheee, " a fa.- hi on f our er raij dmot h er 0
time, -wrfc"n imiu;r d in ":i rrvderat n
r-, re I- n.;" erviUErh n x nms--: ve anj
not Ty f-, rut-l.jrct'i food va'ueis
but art mii'.l our--;- . I; u with ihe
as in T'-ziT'i to e ery thing . 005- rve
tc-n-'pra-;e ar.d o not r.at rnre than
enough btca.ue tuty tjte gjod, a ciiud-
i i
Th?s foods tre
Subject to a daily
test at the wrwLf
iTes would fay
CoofcedT '
r'ln I
the forfeit were
crdtttaty fre
farei jods
They have been pf
Bounced by the S murium
pbjiiciiBt as iBdiFpca
sable Is tbe ioc.lul
treatment of com mo
caxtric dTFpepsls.
I i
6e and fnrrh lh l,...c .f
I-M.piequu ker ib.B mmj mt cr-l
f' iDLD. 4 .ft f r Hj.it r . k
&Bftar1uiD f-'.l () t Im ln'id
Upon tjr tf- many f-. (i on otir r.'1'O-
luao. Foul co fclt.s imfc it .1 U-
Jh habit many grown people have rwt
These In the frm f deviled HheR, nir
r1e or hitrhiy F-H.-cn'd jsamiw --'" '
usuaT.v -rvt-d f -r innohe-m or ' ?
dih supp-r. TV-e give an ojto-i v, - v
for umg up In a d-iii.iy, t "i-Xa U- m .n
ner, many i h'.r ..-" h,ri ; n..tT' r . ,
ari pt the s:im Tn. jtve mnr y a d . r
fr,r fresh mat wMrh re inwyi a lax
on the iiml'-u pTv ;bk.
AN "H y CANAn"
RmTve t h- l nt f rem a b t S- of g ' A
inch' vtn, prerv-d In oil. put f. ur 1. -
a nmna r or w i . mi i a 1 t -'--;! 1 1
1 m -1 n jii. ishth of a --. r i f r -v-er.re
or pa-i-ik-i. M h mr-i r, jw.'I .j
thU poor r .:i of r.tnu r. Pun.J 01 r-.j t
a pa.Te. "ut tn;- "t ptie iij t r
tms quaruty f ar.' hijvl-s-t. n'la-t r of '
Inch tnick. ",, and or h-if Im'i wi
and thr-e irch- ion:. "l-r.lv f -ur i:tr
F;.or.'u.M f i-iitt-r ; n! fry tb. .:!;- o"
brr-;id a iVIIfaie brown in ti.i-. o i w X
Fprad "With t h anchovy p.-i. 'ut it,.
n riihir.i' ur.t h' vtr i r: t 1 1 f 1 : t f
p)'. e. r-irratiK V' on enoh -.t - o war
t ' f clu: m i-'l fnl the t .a in t w .-
with ai' -r- ai-- 1 1 i of w hi: :i t : .
of two hard bo,i-d -gy-i .r ye i trir.no-,
a sieve. A rrai v th- a r,..-? on h -end
gartaif h With t ufT J u.ivea or piai-
Take th 1 t. b k r w 3rstf t r i
cliict--n or ti.-r f..i. p -r- o -- vin
sh'ij.rp k:;if. riji .tr wimi t'--.t'i a -ter
ar.il cyvpr ;h a mixture f a ' - rt
Pi'V'!!f ui of ma." n:.: J' n- r-y u i
cutv powiir. 1'r- ii ihrn .
serve With f ' 'I io :;k u- : A c y-' u f
th- gravy or m -rk, a t-a.-toor.f 2I r-t't- d
sue. r. j ui'-e of ori- 1 n n. oa- h f p ,
ri ku tlir-e ttajp' r lu.s 'if , 1 i;p u '..
if you u-e w.n-'. ha;f a trp of p h . r
ry. Pof k the .rs-s in t iru n6 ut
five mlriute uf rv h-t f-n wrw.
.y.Ti:u AN A 11 -S.
Cut sl;r--s .f br-.wn i-a-1 irtn f-r'-v
rhapt. Krrnove the rr ule fnm 1- !rk',
ovsters. cut th m in trml x -a. h-4 a
tabieyprMjiif -j1 of rh:-rn'-i o;-r-, a t;.).i.--FpAontu!
of rh' ?- h-rkios, t w i .i.
si lorsf u)s of if 1 d hor-r..ii h. lir"
tabl-poor f uiM c h"pied 1 i ry. y. v, rt
fatwiut quarter of ,1 ip of V , .
dr'-inc and twj tbl p..r f ui of w ..r-c-st
rehire shuc. Spr- ad r.r th- l" a u
which t i.i'V d h vf-i y s.if-.t v i-u tj r i.
Garnish with r-r"" 1 -'i'-d -) rv.
CHKiK PKl.IS'-i.
Put Into a bowl, f'tur tsUo-p.'-rj.
f uis prated ' h- -r-e, t w o ur. a t : -i- m.
fui of rfi-it-d butf r. a -i.v, f p.!f..n., -v
and quart r of a tjr..,t f , .f .R:t 1 . .t
a J to a cn-m. Mix a t-a p unf .1 of f. -r
with a Ta t poor. ul if-im ; 1 h 1
othr mixture. P. .it ad w.-H t' 'h- r.
Ei'read upon rnjtt-r-d raok"-w. kI-jiii n
a hot oven a fw minus aj.d prve.
Answers to loquirie?.
Mix S. K M.. Ypl:arnl. P h . r!t-:
Have bfn lrtt-rsw-i tr a io;.(c lime Su
t h.ls cleo.art rrent. ar i w - mi i.i- t
fr a r--Jp f- r h: -hd br-iwn p- r - h-h.
Cold, boiid, lft-ov r pot ' o. Vk i ; 3 wn.
fwtr for thm dih. if not Too we.i ft r-.
They mut not te m'y r thy w"l n-t
ke?p th-ir hap. f'hop th-ni very t r.--.'
liub a hfTiwih ornI t or fryh'.r pn
a jaJioe ow on) !) ; nieit a t-ti- s; fui of
butter, and whn hjT tu.,,s in t h- t;i " .
r"prn wIt h m it a nd" i pp r : pr-- j . w -1
srnot hf v nver tii l - ti rn of p.t n, w A
ft and here th-y . ( i w y . tr
out tirriMk- ui.til thv t r a rif h, r
brown on bottom; Ht ut 1" rfilr.'jt- m i
brown h-m. ri k . v ry i. k h y w t-
fIy mtn'-d p;.rr-iy. and r- ii -rf v
like an omkt. S-rve on a hot plate i:ti
parsiey parri-h an-i j.Hrh-d (-'-'.
Are r.'ji th- r-i ip" y n r ! r To puh-l'h-d
in the daiv p:.p r? I W"td a i .
you to dr.jp a curd to the oi t.r utui i-vrn
if thl i- ift the cae- It ia the ruJ.i in
ail ii h'-r i hry ,.
kpi:n'"h krtkt potato.
A uooril.r. A:st.:iv, f , 1 r . . w
Kfndley tr e r-Mpei f -r Fr-t" h fro- l p .
Xn t (" and brown po-. at -m 1, iojjo.j in
Vah and pnr the p?; ' o nd rut in'o
ei h: t,. rizt h wi-; tnr.w t, : w 1-
tr n id F"nk an hour. Jlr:-in m -I v
crfuity e n t - 3 I tv in t T f t
d-pen 'UKh to float th-m urs'il a P
f.lden bromn ati'l dry and th -t v ir, ! -,
0 not h:ii the fr,l to. h"t. a !;V!,..-
m'.jt ha v tim t r 00 k a r;d r t it'-t t --j
brown; have f ,t an Y-. r w f r d- u. n,u' .
Thla 1 pr'.h;tbiy the r-- tr yo.tj r-f'T t :
Hoil ard rr,-h ih p t, t at d r'-.fin
with catt. f- pper. m P-d r.-;t r ' fi r t
cream en -ut-h to m i-t n. ' Mt ! h' v ?:
a fork. h - :i put i t ' a wTt--- j h r-,u 1 . w
rm. put Frr.;:!'r r i - t lnrt r o v r f
top and put !n a qKk on ?r, brovrp. If
the pft a '! re .r;- with p r"-t
thy ?-r j.i.'K'ii ur.'I-'r u, m'-at fenl t k -ed.
Th-y brrm'r r.ioely in that w- y an I
are verv w-
Pi ft ii.tr- cupn vta. v,. rn f'ur. i-e r: :r
wh it e fJ - - ur. ; t"ip' - t . f . i .'.' 1 i
? h r-e ami a h.i .f h tenpK(rrf an Bo a
t srtft her. Mix o r p r? .-.'.i ?, j
two a n'l a h ;i f ( ;r !--or rni; - 1 - r ' -nnd
f ir into dry ir Kr-'':i t, SY u w '!
rrxe-l, turn 1' to a 9. j-i-nMr-d rn -1 n-
p team four hoi;rn, t,M t- ' h" rn J on
a jmvffiri rir.ir ii d-i P- r to t-r
turning. If you have no r-ruiar Kt-ir.-r.
Goes Twice as Far
as Lard or Butter!
Wesson's Salad Oil
it far g-ra-rr au than the har im
ported abn il mnd hu tfcc im flavor.
Aax yoai fxtad.j g-ocr far it aoi mrm
pea nur.
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