TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 25, 1900.
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MUCH CITY BUSINESS.
Council Will Be Busy at the Next
The council, unless It meets before the
regular meeting night, v.ill have more
business than can be attended to In one
The regular business which accumu
lates In two weeks is always sufficient to
keep them at work for several hours,
but in addition to this business will
come a lot of other and very Important
business. The bulldinR committee will
make Its report and the council must
act upon their report; there are two or
dinances which are now being drawn up
by the city attorney relative to the
charges of hackmen and to licensing
fiacks. and these will cause a good deal
of discussion: the monthly estimates
have to be passed upon; the report of
the hydraulic engineer will be received
and steps taken towards the purchasing
of the water plant and the committee
which was appointed to draw up rub's
for the government of the use of the Au
citr.riurn will report. The report of this
committee Is bound to cause a long dis
cussion. Mayor Drew said this morning that tie
thought it best to call a meeting some
time during the next week to dispose of
tome of the business, but has not decid
ed on the night.
Horse Turns a Somersault
Cincinnati. O.. Oct. 25. Nearest, with
Jockey Wonderly up. turned a complete
somersault In the last race at Newport,
froing down the back stretch. At first it
looked as though both horse and rider
riad met their death by the fall, but for
tunately neither sustained serious InHirv
The accident sent a cold chill though
the spectators in the grandstand. The
handicap at six furlc: ss, which was the
feature of the card, went to reath, who
won in a liard drive by a nose from Ol
cott. Population of California.
"Washington, Oct. 25. The population
f the state of California, as officially
announced is 1.4S3.C33 against 1. 208. 130 in
1?S0. This is an increase of 276,923, or
22.9 per cent.
REWARD OF MERIT.
A New Catarrh Cure Secures National
Popularity in Less Than One Year.
Throughout a great nation of eighty
million it is a desperate struggle to se
cure even a recognition for a new ar
ticle to say nothing of achieving popular
favor, and yet within one year titaurt s
Catarrh Tablets, the. new catarrh cure,
tiaa met with such success that today it
can be found in every drug store
throughout the United States and Can
ada. To be sure, a large amount of adver
tising was necessary in the first in
stance to bring the remedy to the at
tention of the public but every one fa
miliar with the subject knows' that ad
vertising alone never made anv article
permanently successful. It must have
in addition absolute, undeniable merit,
and this the new catarrh cure certainly
possesses in a marked degree.
Physicians, who formerly depended
upon inhalers, sprays and local washes
or ointments now use iStaurt's Catarrh
Tablets because, as one of the moot
prominent stated, these tablets contain
In pleasant, convenient form all the
really efficient catarrh remedies, such
as red gum, Guiacol, Eucalyptol, and
They contain ro cocaine nor opiate,
and are given to little children w ith en
tire safety and benefit.
Dr. J. J. Reitlger. of Covington, Ky.,
says; I suffered from catanh in niv
head and throat every fall, with stop
page of the nose and irritation in the
throat affecting my voice and often ex
tending to the stomach, causing catarrh
of the stomach. I bought a fifty cent
package of Staurt's Catarrh Tablets at
my druggists, carried them in my pocket
and used them faithfully, and the way
in which they cleared my head and
throat was certainly remarkable. I had
no catarrh last winter and spring and
consider myself entirely free from any
Mrs. Jerome Ellison, of Wheeling, W.
Va., writes: I suffered from catarrh
nearly my whole ltf and last winter mv
two children also suffered from catarrhal
colds and sore throat so much they were
out of school a large portion of the win
ter. My brother who was cured of
catarrhal d-afness by using Staurt's
Catarrh Tablets urged me to try them
eo much that I did so and am truly
thankful for what they have done for
myself and my children. I always keep
a box of the tablets in the house and at
the first appearance of a cold or sore
throat we nip it in the bud and catarrh
is no longer a household affliction with
Full sized1 packages of Stuart's
Catarrh Tablets are sold for fifty cents
At ail druggists.
Sharkey's Ire Aroused at He
mark of Madden.
Says lie Can Stop Kahlin in Six
WILL WAGER $5,000.
That He Can Whip Him to a
Finish in 20 Bounds.
Walcott Posts 2,500 as a Bait
to the Sailor.
New Tork, Oct. 25. Tom Sharkey feels
a bit sore over the ignoring of his defl
to meet Gus Ruhlln by th latter" man
ager "Billy" Madden.
"My J2.500," Bays Sharkey, "is up, and
it la not stage money, as Madden would
like to make the sporting public believe.
I mean business and am not four-flushing,
as I think Madden is.
"Now, to make my proposition clearer
and to force Madden and Ruhlin to show
their hand and get down to business or
quit altogether, I will male them this
"I will bet the $2,500 I have now up
in this city that I can defeat Ruhlin in
six rounds either in Philadelphia or Chi
cago, or I will wager to. 000 that I can
beat him in 20 rounds before any respon
sible athletic club in the country.
"I think this statement makes it plain
just where I stand and puts the game
up to Madden and Ruhlin. My money is
posted and talks better than all the
wind bluffs of Madden not backed up by
FOB, THE DTJBONT CUP.
Three Ken Tied, Welch Winning: the
Baltimore, Oct. 25. The contest for the
Dupont cup, which was shot off at the
grounds of the Baltimore Shooting asso
ciation, came very near taking on in
ternational proportions. When the
scores were compared at the end of the
match it was found that three men had
sent all their birds to grass. They were
Pierce, of the Baltimore association;
Robert A. Welch, of New York ("Arm
strong"), and J. W. Postons, of Hedley,
England, who shot under the name of
"Musgrove." The shoot-off for the prize
began immediately, the conditions being
series of five birds each. Pierce missed
his fourth shot and was out of It, but
the other two killed and another series
of five was begun by each.
Welch killed all of his, but the Eng
lishman fell down on his thirty-fifth
shot. Summary for those making more
Dupont smokeless powder champion
ship trophy 25 live birds; entrance, J25;
handicap. 25 to 32 yards; three money, 50,
30 and 20 per cent. Gilbert, 24; Fan
ning, 23; Farley, 21; Henry, 24; Durbay,
23; McMurtchy, 23; Leroy, 22; Hallo
well, 22; Elliott, 24; Pierce, 25; Malone,
23; Paul, 23: Hobbs, 23; Griffin, 22;
Quimby, 23; Mosher, 24; Mazard No. 2,
23; West, 21; Bond. 24; Hood, 24; Ful
ford, 24; De Bullet, 22; Morphey, 22;
Armstrong. 25; Thomas. 21; J. W. Bond,
24; DeLand, 24; Collins, 21; Musgrove,
25: Wagner, 23.
Welch was challenged by T. W. Mor
phey to defend his title to the cup with
in thirty days. Last evening Fred
Quimby, of New Tork, entertained all
the shooters at dinner at the Carrollton
IB, WIN TALKS FOOTBALL.
Baseball manager Regards Fenn Team
as Strong and Hare as a Wonder.
Chicago, Oct. 25. Arthur Irwin, the
old-time baseball player, subsequently
the manager for several years of the
Philadelphia National league team, is
in the city on business connected with
his football score board. Mr. Irwin
thinks Pennsylvania is strong this fall,
and says Hare is the greatest football
player who ever lived. Although he saw
Penn beat Brown by only a small score,
he does not regard the Brown team as
at all strong, and was surprised at its
defeat of Chicago. Referring to Lafay
ette's good game against Princeton, he
expressed the opinion that the Lafayette
team, which he has also seen, was vast
ly better than Browns.
Irwin says the promoters of the new
baseball league (American association)
are doing a lot of talking throughout
the east, and making a good many peo
ple believe they have the promise of a
good organization. Ball players, how
ever, says Mr. Irw in, are not among the
people who believe so.
Irwin thinks Hanlon Is sincere in talk
ing about his willingness to sell his star
WHO IS TO SUCCEED YOUNG t
Brush, Freedman and Soden Said to
Have Selected Boston Man.
New Tork, Oct. 25. That President
Nick Young's days as president of the
National league are numbered now
seems certain. The question of who js to
succeed the veteran has been a puxzle.
President Charles Ebbetts of the Brook--lyn
team announced today that Brush,
Soden, and Freedman have selected a
Boston newspaper man for the place,
and that an at'.empt will be made to put
him in office at the next meeting of the
National league. Nick Young claims his
term as president does not expire until
the end of the ten-year agreement in
Before the new National association
meets in Chicago next month it is more
than likely the National league will
have Joined hands with the American
league to fight their common enemy.
The first step will be taken by the
league magnates in conceding the Balti
more and Washington territory to the
The National association counts on
Baltimore, with McGraw and Rohinson
at the head of the team. Cupi.l Childs
of the Chicago club, who is a resident
of Baltimore, is authority for the state
ment that McGraw and Robinson are to
be at the head of the National associa
tion club, and have their team practical
FASBELL PRAISES M'GINNITY.
Says He is the Greatest Pitcher That
He Ever Caught.
Washington, Oct. 25. Charles A. Far
rell, the big catcher of the champion
Brooklyn club, is in the city, and will
spend several weeks hunting and fishing
in the vicinity. Farrell says McGinnity
is the greatest pitcher he ever caught,
and that he will go down in baseball
history as the peer of Radbourn, Clark
son and Keefe.
Gene De Montreville of the Brooklyns,
with his wife, has returned to Washing
ton, where he will remain until next
season. They occupy their own home,
which was purchased by De Montreville
out of his savings. Neither Farrell nor
De Montreville will discuss the various
rumors about ail-around new deals and
alignments in the baseball world next
Farrell says the Pittsburg club was a
hard proposition, and that the Smoky
City team deserves credit for the great
showing made under adverse circumstances.
SPENDTHRIFT IS BEAD.
Famous Old Stallion Dies In Lexing
ton of Old Age.
Lexington, Ky., Oct. 25. The noted
stallion Spendthrift, property of O. S.
Chenault of thi city, died this morning
of old age. Spendthrift was a chestnut
horse, foaled in 1S6, being bred by A.
J. Alexander. He was by imp. Austral
ian, dam A. E. Rolite, by Lexington.
While a good race horse, he is Known
chiefly for the grand racing qualities of
Spendthrift has had 1S6 starters to
face the flag, but twenty-five have been
non-winners. He is the sire of the great
Kingston, winner of eighty-nine races
and $139,562; of Lazzarone, Bankrupt,
Pickpocket, Golden Reel and others
which have winnings in the thousands.
PITZ'S NEW PLAY.
Ex-Champion Heavyweight Appears
aa a Blacksmith Sharkey Hot.
New York, Oct. 25. Bob Fitzsimmons
is going to be an actor again. He has
a play called "The Honest Blacksmith."
His season, it is said, will begin on Oc
tober 29 at Paterson, N. J. The play
is in four acts. The first scene is Bob's
blacksmith shop. In this scene he makes
a horseshoe and shoes a horse. In the
second act, which shows Bob's training
quarters, the pugilist will do some bag
punching, and, with his trainer, will in
dulge in a bout with the gloves. The
third act takes place in Slocum Dun
lap's Oriental room, where the plot
thickens. Bob's home is the scene of
the fourth act on the night of his fight
with Ruhlin. Moving pictures of this
fight will be shown.
"If there is one fighter in the busi
ness that I would like to have Joe Wral
cott fight," saidd Tom O'Rourke a few
days ago, "he is Tom Sharkey. I think
Wralcott can beat that Irishman in
quick time, as he used to put it all over
him when they boxed friendly bouts at
When Sharkey was told of O'Rourke's
statement he became hot-headed, and
said: "I won't fight that fellow, as I
never fought a colored man before, and
don't intend to now. O'Rourke is sore
because he knows I will be the cham
pion in two years."
WALCOTT WOULD EIGHT.
Sailor Sharkey's $2,500 forfeit Cov
ered by Colored Pugilist.
New York, Oct. 25. Tom O'Rourke,
manager of Joe Walcott, covered Tom
Sharkey's J2.500 today on behalf of Wal
cott. He offers to match Walcott, a
welter weight, against the sailor in a
battle of six rounds or any length and
to bet a big sum on the negro.
Races at New York.
New York, Oct. 25. A bright, clear
day, with a touch of summer in the air,
afforded a pleasant outing to the Em
pire City race track. Favorites had their
inning, four being first past the Judges.
The Bronxville stakes was the fea
ture, in which Redpath was a hot fa
vorite, with Trumpet played for a good
thing from 5 down to 3 to 1. Hesper
made the running up the back stretch
a neck before Trumpet, with the fa
vorite, who was slow to move, a bad
last. Coming into the stretch Hesper
stopped and Carbuncle and Redpath
challenged Trumpet, but O'Connor had
saved something for the finish and he
won, driving, by a length, from Car
buncle, with the favorite a bad third.
The Rhymer won the first race by a
head from Chuctanunda, but was dis
qualified for fouling the latter and his
jockey, R. Williams, was further pun
ished by being set down for the bal
ance of the week. Intrusive only gal
loped to win the second race easily from
Wait Not. with Herbert a bad third;
Oread took the fourth race. She made
all the running, but had to be driven
out to the last ounce to beat Betty Gray
a head. Belle of Orleans was only a neck
away and a head before Miss Hanover,
making a stirring finish.
Midnight Chimes tried to make a run
away race of the fifth, but ran his head
off, and The Pride and Prestidigitator
came in the stretch and fought it out,
the former winning cleverly by a neck.
Federalist beat Midnight Chimes a head
for show money. McAddie won the last
race after making all the running. Bull
man rode a bad race on the favorite.
Gold Heels, keeping his mount in the
heavy going on the rail and being beaten
half a length. O'Connor took the Jockey
honors, winning the first three events.
Abilene's Coursing: Meet.
Abilene, Kan., Oct. 25. The second day
of the Abilene meet was very successful,
having good attendance and weather.
The losers entered a consolation race,
which will be finished this afternoon.
The winners on the second round were:
All age stake Lord Vankirk. Benja
min O'Keefe: Yreva, McKonn and Mor
cotte; Lady Hortense, B. O'Keefe; Tur
quoise, Murphy and Jackson; Star
Pointer, H. Sterling; Ornament, R. R.
Howard; Lome Doone. Hill & Matter
son: Last Chance, Ehrsam & Meyers;
Lady Gay, H. L. Lowe: May, J. L. Pey
ton; Tonkawa, Ed Banzett; Lord Van
Dyke, S. N. Dudley; Hamburg, R. S.
Howard; Hortense Jane, R. S. Hoffman;
Trouble, J. H. Fulton: Moulded Gold,
McKeon & Avery; Nadine, Aldett & Sli
vey. Puppy stake On On, Aldett & Spivey;
Court Reauty, H. C. Lowe: Lucy Lee,
Parry & Evanger; W7hiteford. J. W.
Pickett; ,Topsy T., E. V. Scott; Swivel,
James Robertson: Aria, McKeon & Av
ery; Got tie Ingraham, R. G. Renquite;
Joe Patchen, Parry & Eranger; Fannie
Liel, R. G. Renquite; Highland Lad.
Racing at St Louis
St. Louis, Oct. 25. Form players had
a good day at Kinloch park, four favor
ites and two heavily backed second
choices passing the post in front. The
card was one of the very best offered by
the association since the opening of the
Florissant Valley course, and the big
crowd in attendance attested its merit.
All the events with the exception of the
fourth were won by comfortable mar
gins. Felix Bard, the favorite, set the
pace, and held the lead to within one
Jump of the wire, where he was nosed
out by Go Out. the second choice. Bas
singer held the latter in reserve until
the last furlong pole was reached, when
by a clever display of Jockeyshlp he
nipped the race. Track good.
Bicycle B-ecords Broken.
Brockton, Mass., Oct. 25 Will Stinson,
at the Shoe City oval, broke all paced
bicycle records from the third to the
eleventh mile, inclusive. Time: 3 1:19;
45:45 1-5; 57:13 2-5; 6 g:40;7 10 07 3-5;
811:35; 913:03; 1014:32; 1116:02.
Speedy Koad Trotters.
Boston, Oct. 25 Boralrna, ch. s., owned
by T. W. Lawson, and Senator L., ch. g.,
owned by John Shepard, hitched to a
wagon, trotted a mile in the world's rec
ord time of 2:12 for an amateur driver
at the Redville track today. The pair
were driven by Mr. Shepard.
Gardner Defeats Smith.
Omaha, Neb.. Oct. 25. Oscar Gardner
last night knocked out H. Smith in the
sixteenth round of what was to have
been a twenty round fight.
J. W. Breidenthal Gives His
Ideas of Campaign.
Says JUany Bankers Who Op
posed Party Before
SOW IN LINE FOR HIM.
Sees More Gains Than Losses For
But Full Tote Must Be Out In
Order to Win.
Wichita, Oct. 25. J. W. Breidenthal
passed through Wichita Wednesday on
his way to Topeka. In speaking of the
prospects of the fusion party he said:
"The indications point to a complete
victory for the fusion forces in Kansas,
provided a full vote is polled. While it
is true that a few former Populists and
Democrats as well as a small percent
age of Silver Republicans will vote for
McKinley all these claims of large gains
that are being made by Republicans
are absolutely without foundation in
fact except in counties where there has
been a large increase in the vote as in
Cowley county, where the increase in
the vote in. Winfield has been largely
Republican and in Crawford county
where the Republicans will receive the
benefit of about 500 Alabama negro
voters that have come into the county
"In Osage county several hundred fu
sion voters from among the coal miners
have removed to Illinois thus reducing
the fusion majority. Republicans are
reporting great gains in these counties
and pretend that the gains are the re
sult of fiorjs. Wherever I go I have
made special inquiry and I am confident
that we have more gains than losses.
The gains from Gold Democrats who
voted for McKinley in 1896 will alone
more than overcome the desertions. The
Socialist vote will come largely from
former Populists, but it must not be
forgotten that the 1,250 middle of the
road Populists are largely supporting
the fusion ticket. Those who do not
will vote the Socialist ticket. In 1896
many German fusionists voted for Mc
Kinley on the money issue. Today prac
tically all such are supporting Mr. Bryan
and many who never voted our ticket
axe now with us.
"Another element of strength is the
fact that the bankers of our state are
not now alarmed with reference to the
result of the campaign. In 1896 but few
men whose notes matured in October
could secure an extension. They were
told to wait until after election, that if
Mr. Bryan was elected they would not
care to renew the loan. This materially
alarmed many men and caused them
to exert themselves in behalf of Mr.
McKinley. Today this is all changed.
Kansas bankers have an abundance of
money to loan and are ready and
anxious to make any good loan that is
offered. They will not take the risk of
losing a good loan by refusing to grant
an extension. Our deposits as a result
of our great crops have doubled since
1896 and our banks now hold $17,000,000
available for loans and no banker will
undertake to say that the election of
either McKinley or Bryan will affect
our bank deposits. If a full vote is
polled Mr. Bryan will carry the state
by an Increased plurality over 1896."
A SUSPECTED ROBBER,
A Man Thought to Be Partner of Belle
Plaine Burglar Caught.
Wellington, Oct. 25. Robert Heth, who
is thought to be one of the robbers who
burglarized Foltz Bros.' general mer
chandize store at Belle Plaine on the
night of September 9. was brought to
Wellington by Sheriff Shawver last
night and lodged in Jail. He was located
at Stafford, Stafford county.
Heth is supposed to be the man who
escaped at the time Alfred Anderson
was captured in the act of robbing
Foltz Bros.' store There were several
shots fired at the robbers when Ander
son was captured by a posse of Belle
Plaine citizens who were attracted to
the store by a burglar alarm in one of
the proprietor's houses.
VALUABLE TEAM DROWNED.
Mr. Hahn, of Oxford, Loses a Team
and is Himself Almost Drowned.
Wellington, Oct. 25. John Sanders re
turned from Oxford this morning and
reports a deplorable accident at Slate
creek, south of Oxford, in which Mr.
Hahn of that city lost a valuable team
and was himself almost drowned.
The horses belonged to the four-horse
team of spotted ponies which Mr. Hahn
drove in the flower parade at the Work
man Jubilee here in July. He had them
sold for 1150 to be delivered tomorrow.
and waa driving them on his last trip,
taking a traveling man to Geuda
CURTIS AT ATCHISON.
Topeka Congressman Draws a Large
Atchison. Oct. 25. Charles Curtis
spoke to an audience of fully 900 en
thusiastic people here last night. Many
people were unable to get even standing
room. Mr. Curtis touched nearly every
issue in the campaign and the speech
was marked throughout by enthusiastic
and frequent cheering. In regard to his
own candidacy and nomination last
spring he said in part:
Mr. Glick said the railroads nom
inated me. It was the Republicans of
this district that nominated me. I was
in my office all the time the contest was
going on. The Bailey supporters were
A BACKWARD CHILD:
In a child that is backward
in teetmng, look out ior
rickets. You can prevent
any serious consequences by j
The cause is poor nutrition,
imperfect digestion of food,
wrong food, poor food, bad air,
You must stop it. Give
Scott's emulsion of cod-liver
oil to feed the bones. Now
give him good food ; the
proper food for a child.
It is a short job, and not a
We'll send too a little to try if liVe.
SCOTT & BQWttE, 409 Ptati sucot. New York.
out working hard all the time, but when
the ballot was counted it was seen to
have gone entirely one-sided.
"I have the greatest reBpect for the
Bailey followers, for they made an hon
WILL BEAR BANANAS.
Emporia Woman Has a Tree With
Green Fruit On.
From the Emporia Republican.
"It may not be believed that bananas
will grow in this climate, but it ia a fact
and any doubter can be shown right here
"Mrs. W. R. Irwin has five banana
trees, one of which has grown fruit on
it. The tree Is about ten feet In height,
and this is the second year It has borne
fruit. The two little bunches of green
bananas, with ends turning up Instead of
down, as fruit generally grows, are a cur
iosity. At the lower end of the long stem
Is a bunch of blossoms. These, however,
Mrs. Irwin says, do not come until after
the fruit has formed; thus, the flower
comes on the banana, but a large, red
wavy leaf folds over it in protection, so
that only the flower can be seen. The
tree will be taken to the drug store of
Dr. Moore for the winter. The fruit will
ripen in February."
INDIAN RUNS AWAY. -
Untutored Child of the Forest Objects
Arkansas City, Oct. 25. Yesterday
Will May, an Indian boy who has been
at Chilocco for several terms, ran away.
He is supposed to have gone to Texas.
This boy is about 18 years of age, and
has not been contented at the school
for some time. During the first week
in this month he ran away and beat
his way to Texas over the Santa Fe.
He went to his mother's, home, but she
immediately brought him back to the
school, arriving here last week. This
arrangement did not seem to suit young
May, and he departed again yesterday.
CARTER CASE CONTINUED.
Ex-Captain's Case Will Not Be Heard
Until After Election.
Leavenworth, Kan., Oct. 25. The hear
ing of the habeas corpus case of Oberlln
M. Carter, ex-captain of engineers, against
Warden Mcl.aughrey, of the federal
prison through which the ex-captain ex
pects to gain his freedom has been post
poned until November 9.
The postponement is occasioned by the
ex-captain's deeire not to faoe a curious
crowd in court and to avoid this addi
tional time Is required to change the nec
essary papers and writ.
BIG PUSION BALLY.
Senator Butler and J. D. Botkin Draw
Large Coffeyville Crowd.
Coffyvllle, Kan.. Oct- 2fi. A big fusion
rallv was held here. Senator Marion
Butler of North Carolina and J. D. Bot
kin, candidate for congressman-at-large,
made addresses both on the street and in
the opera house. The speaking was pre
ceded by a torchlight parade, which in
cluded about 1.000 persons. Senator But
ler's speech referred to Lincoln as one
who did not believe in government with
out the consent of the governed.
Dawson at Peabody.
Peabody, Kan., Oct. 25. John S. Dawson
of Topeka spoke here last night. His
speech was eloquent and patriotic. The
meeting waa the last one of the cam
paign and was enthusiastic. The band
played and Wesley Nusbaum. Charle
Nusbaum, H. B. Van Nest and Frank
Bestler comprising the Peabody campaign
quartette, sang campaign songs.
Stanley at Wellington.
Wellington, Kan., Oct. 25 Wood's opera
house was packed last night with the
largest audience of this campaign, to hear
Governor W. E. Stanley. The governor
was escorted from the hotel to the opera
house by the McKinley and Roosevelt
Marching club and a torchlight proces
sion. The speech was devoted mostly to
state Issues, but the Philippine question
and the financial plank of the Kansas
City platform also received considerable
attention at his hands.
Has a Broom Factory.
McPherson, Oct. 5. Mcpherson has a
new manufacturing industry. A broom
factory was started today on North
Main street in the Sudendorf building.
It now employs four broom makers, but
the establishment will be enlarged In the
Sallna's Heavy Registration.
Salina, Oct, 25. The city registration
reached high water mark Wednesday,
when 1,801 voters had registered. That
the vote this year will be 500 larger than
in 1896 there seems no doubt. With
three more days to register the books
ought to contain fully 1,900 votes at the
close Friday nigt.
McNeal at McPherson.
TWf-TVie.soTi Kan.. Oct. 26 The largest
crowd that has gathered here during th s
campaign, greeted xom Mcieai at me
opera house. For an hour and a half he
heUi his Hiidlenre with his wit. humor
nnrl common sense. Albert T. Reed, ihe
cartoonist, missed connections and did not
Delivered an Address at Marquette
Club Prosperity Banquet.
Chicago, Oct. 25, The Marquette club
held a prosperity harvest home festival
at the Coliseum last night. Twenty-five
hundred people sat at banquet tables on
the main floor, beside a number of spec
tators in the galleries. The immense hall
was decorated with grain, fruits, pump
kins and other products of the farm,
giving the appearance of the floral
building of an old-fashioned county
fair. Four columns 12 feet high stood
behind the speaker's platform, wreathed
with corn and oats. The supper consist
ed of turkey, pork and beans, doughnuts.
cider and other rural viands.
Speeches were delivered by Senator
Hanna, J. K. Cubbison of Kansas and
Henry D. Estabrook of Chicago.
Senator Hanna was very late in reach
ing the Coliseum, having addressed a
meeting at Aurora earlier in the even
ing. When Senator Hanna made hi3 ap
pearance he was given a tremendous
ovation, the entire assemblage rising
and cheering him ror several moments.
He said, in part:
"Prosperity in this country Is a nor
mal condition and it is only Interfered
with when clouds arise in the horizon
which frighten capital and drive it from
the channels of trade into hiding places
and capital withdrawn from its useful
ness brings idleness end poverty with it.
No business man will risk his capital In
any venture if those clouds arise, and
that will be the condition Just as soon
as there is any change in the present
administration. Mr. Bryan has descend
ed to the lowest plane of demagoguery
when he attempts to array employer
against employe, labor against capital.
It is a significant fact to me; it means
sure defeat, because nothing but des
peration or demogoguery would drive a
man who aspires to the highest offi-e in
this country to such arguments. He is
sowing the seed of anarchism and so
cialism. He is driving apart these great
forces of capital and labor which united
are productive of our development. In
doing that he Is doing violence to the
good sense of the people. President Mc
Kinley'a whole public life has been in the
direction of building up our great indus
tries, protecting American workingmen, i
saving them from the low wages of our
competitors in Europe yet thi3 Moss of
Bryanism proposes to offer to them
promises based upon theory." j
IN HOTEL JXmRIDOIlS.
They were discussing the probable con
dition of a man if he should chance to
fall from the top of the wall on the new
addition to the federal building, when
a man who sells books broke in: "You
may think it impossible, but I have known
men to fall a greater distance than that
and not be Injured in the least. It Is not
Infrequently that "we read of men falling
a distance, of fifty or sixty feet with no
serious results. I remember of an instance
when 1 was m St. Louis, of a boy about
S years old. falling from the seventh floor
of a building without receiving any more
serious injury than a heavy jar. It h.ip
pened In this way: the boy was leaning
out of the window attempting to tly a
kite when he lost his balance nd fell.
He whirled over and over and struck a
lot of telegraph wires, fortunately, about
midway between the posts. The wire
were somewhat slack and he bounced off
and struck on the back of a horse, which
was hitched In the street. In twenty min
utes the boy was able to tell the people
who picked him up where he had fallen
from. Just in what position he was in
when he struck the horse, I do not know,
but I do know that he was not scrlousiy
Injured for I was one of the men who
picked him up." "I do not doubt your
story in the least," snld a gontb-man who
had been sit tin with the group listen
ing to the conversation, "for 1 had an
experience in falling which is jut as
strange. Although I fell exactly 175 feet
I am near todav to tell the tale and there
is not a scratch or a scar to show for it.
It happened In this wise: I was worklmr
for an iron firm which took contracts for
building iron bridges, smoke-stacks and
Iron constructlqn generally anil was rent
with a gang to build a smokestack fr a
smelter In Colorado. The stack was to
be 1T5 feet high and w hnd Just com
pleted It, when the accident happened. In
some way I lost my footing, failed to
catch the ropes with my hands and down
I went on the Inside of that stnek: I
have frequently read of people falling
great distances and have noticed that it
seems to be the Trevrtlnt opinion that a
man is unconscious before he reaches the
f:roun.l. This I Can say from experience
a untrue. I realized I was frilling and
would bump from one side of the p;pe to
the other. It seemed to me that I was
a long time in petting- to the bottom, but
I remember when I struck and did not
lose consciousness for several minutes. It
seemed to me that on my downward trip
there was something pushing me back all
the while and that it prevented me from
falilnur as rapidly as I thouKht I should.
When I was picked up and taken out the
greatest wonder was expressed that I
was alive, the Impression among" the other
workmen being" that I would have to be
gathered up with a dust pun. It was all
explained to me In a very satisfactory
manner by one of the engineers and his
theory was sustained by the doctor. He
said that in my downward trip that I hnd
compressed the air in the stack and that
in escaping past me it had thrown my
body to the side of the pipe, thus break
ing the fall. When I reached the bottom
he figured that I struck on a compressed
air cushion at least ten feet high and
that I was let down almost as easily as
I would have been If I had lighted on a
feather bed twice as thick. The only
bruises I got were those received in
bouncing from one side of the pipe to the
other. lie demonstrated his thpory with
figures and references to scientists and I
guess he was correct, for I did not have
a bone broken and was able to resume my
work in a few davs."
"I met a man on the train coming up
from Wichita who had more original
ways of hunting than any one I ever
knew," said a man who sells cigars. "He
was telling m of a farm he had on the
Arkansas river snd the amount of sport
ho got by spending a short season the-e
each year. According to the story he told
me he has a man on the place who de
votes his odd moments to devising ways
and means of catching game without the
aid of a gun or a net. Kvervone In this
county Is acquainted with the fact that
the Arkansas river is a great place for
geese when the season comes on. and
about every sportsman In the state has
been there hunting at least once. This
train acquaintance snld: 'My farm fs
right on the river and I have (pen thous
ands of geese there. Before I got the
man that I now have in charge of the j
rarm i would go nunting with my gun.
but he taught me a trick worth two of
that. He would go out on the sand bars
and dig holes about two feet deeo and
very narrow. In the holes he would put
corn. The geese would come up the river
ana wouia nna a tew grains or corn which
tie nad dropped eround the holes and of
ter eating that would rench down the
noie ior more, the sand would slip and
of course, the goose would scratch In i'.f
endeavor to regain its footing Thi,
would cause to sand to slide around Its
head and the goose would be cautht. T
have got up In the morning and have
seen a sanonar tuu reef long completely
covered with geese which had b-en caught
by the device. The man made enough
money from the feathers of the geese
he caught In two winters to buv the farm
adjoining mine and stock it In the beat
manner possible. Jt Is due to his method
of catching geese that thev are getting so
scarce aiong tne river. Me also made a
good lot of money during the winter
months by catching rabbits In a unique
inuiiMci. ne would scrape me Dark off
of the base of a tree and on the whit"
space thus made would paint a lnree
black spot. He would fix probably fifty
trees in mis way ana would then turn
four dogs, which he hs especially trained.
loose in ine woons. i ney woulfl scare lip
tne: ihuuiw wiiiuii wciuiu run ror pat ty
and. seeing the black spots on the tree
would In their dash for llbertv mistake
the spots for holes, and would break their
necks by running Into them. During a
good day he would collect at least a
wagon load of rabbits, which had com
mitted suicldo on account of their false
judgment.' The man mnv have been ex
aggerating the matter a little, but I don't
see why it wouldn't work where the game
"T would like to have as much money as
Is spent each night at the lunch carts on
the streets in any of the western cities."
said a man whose business carries him
out at night. "Every year there is more
demand for night lunches and people are
getting so they can't sleep without eat
ing. It has only been a few rears ago
when there were no such things as lunch
carts and tamale wagons and ihre were
only a few night lunch counters, and
now every town is full of them. It used
to be that the entire bill of fare at a
lunch counter consisted of ham-sandwiches,
coffee, pie and spring chieken in
season. Nowadays, if a man wants to
catch the trade with a night lunch coun
ter or cart he must have all the old
dishes with tamales. chili, ham and eeg
sandwiches, chicken sandwiches, trllbvs
tenderloin sandwiches and a dozen other
new dishes that were not formerly at
tempted. The hot Mexican dishes are
general favorites, especially with people
who stay out and drink beer. Nothing Is
too hot for a man who Is drinking and the
red pepper, which Is the principal Ingred
ient of most Mexican dishes, m a good
thing for him. In up-to-date lunch carts
the ham used Is chopped and Is mur h
better for making sandwiches than the
el red ham and the ham and egg sand
wiches made with chopped ham is mu-h
easier to handle than the other. Chicken
seems to have lost its hold with the night
lunch people and pie is running away be-
seems to be a favorite where It has been
introduc-d. I have become So accu "om'd
- .u van mgnt rare that I would
rather miss my bed than my lunch.
It Happened in a Drusr Store
"One day last winter a lady came to my
drug store and asked for a brand of cough
medicine that 1 did not have In stock."
says Mr. C. R. Grandln, the popular drue
Rist of Ontario. N. Y. "She was disap
pointed and wanted to know what couith
preparation I could recommend. I said
to her that I could freely recommend
Chamberlain's Coneh Hemedv. nnd thnf
she could take a bottle of the remedy and
after srlvinft it a fair trtnl if she did not
find it worth the money to hrlnar bsrk
the bottle and I would refund the nrloa
paid. In the course of a day or two the
lady came back In company with a friend
In need of a couuh medicine and advised
her to buy a bottle of Chamberlain's
Coueh Remedy. I consider that a verv
ood recommendation for the remedy." It
is lor sale oy ait aruggtsis.
A social dance will be given at K. P.
hall October 25. Admittance, 25 cents
per couple. Extra ladies, 10 cents.
eVi ;,.. nVrme OI InS tows I m..ke I
find that they serve a hot meat pie which
Is highly flavored but not so light as the
Mexican dishes. It 1 a .,-wwi JZ .11
and all Diseases
of th Throat and
Clouds of ifodleitisi "Vapir mrm InhiW
tbrough the mouth alxl mlttl frtiia th and
trim, cleannlrxr tr.A TnjxirlrlDir an toe lultim.d
and diseased imna wht-a cannot ba reacbe4 b
medicine takes icto tna atoma.h.
It rtachet th tort tpoltTt hralt tht rn
places Jt (jnrs to the it f (ttxeaxe Jt art a
a balm and tmic to IA whn:e rvttrmft.no nl
dj-uvuitltortent lymaiL UhjS jlrcititl hi!
BuMWlQ $ CC21J
Will loon you money
to help buy a place.
You can pay it back la
Go talk it over with
115 West Sixth Street
LIKE TO SELL. YOU
IF YOU PREFER
! WOOD I
Will see that your order has
prompt attention. U
Tele. 530. J
Fourth and Jackson.
MONEY TO LOAN.
Monthly payments. Lonjr or Start
lime, .fnvuega to pay.
Ccpitol Bunding and Loai issssa
534 KANSAS AVE.
CHIMEY CAPS L CAST IRON
Asb Pit Doors, Orates, Thresholds,
Pis Troughs, Etc
2nd and Jackson.
WELL' DO VOUR HALLINQ R1QHT
Topeka Transfer Go.
&09 Kuuu .Arnn.
Cfflc v. ftoua rL ltr
P. P, BACON. Proprietor.
IV-SEB ME ABOUT .STORAGE.
Beat and Health to Mother and Child
MRS. WIN8LOW8 ROOTHIN'a ""TRTF
ha been uaed for over K1KTT TKARS
I)Y MIM.li.iN3 OF MTH!.n; for their
CHILUHKN WHILK TKtTlllNd. with
PKHKKCT PTTCKiM. It P'lMTHKB th
CHILD, SOKTENa th (H'.SH, ALUI.1
all I'AIN, CUHfc. 'r 1ND CtjLlC and l
th best remedy for blAHkllut;A. !
by RruKRlsts In every part of th world
Be ure to ask for "Mri. wlnnlow'i Pootlv
Ing syrup" and tske no otber kind. 1 mo-tv-flv
cent a bottla.
Via "Great Bock Island Route."
Leaves Topeka 8:10 P. m.. arrlvln
Colorado Springs 10:35. Denver 11:00
o ciock next a. m.
No one would ever be bothered with
constipation if evervone knew how nnt
urally and quickly Burdock Blood Bit
ter regulate the stomach and bowtia.
tia L)j U lzs lill
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