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National Good Roads Association Ap
proves of Kansas' Celebration.
Resolutions endorsing the Kansas
His "An American Citizen" Is
Altogether Satisfactory.
Semi-Centennial Exposition in Topeka
in 1904 were introduced by Robert Stone
in the convention of delegates to the
National Good Roads and Irrigation
congress which met in Chicago last
613-615 KAN3.AVE. T
Strong: Company Presents Nat
Goodwin's Famous Comedy.
week. They were received enthusias
tically and tassed unanimously. The
resolutions follow:
"Whereas, The year 1904 will be the
semi-centennial of the admission of
4- Look for our ad.
Kansas to the union: and
"Whereas, The history of said state is
of more than ordinary significance to tn
nation, because of its intimate eonnee
Nothing Displeasing or Unnat
ural in the Play.
tion with the terrible struggle with
in Tomorrow's Journal.
slavery: and
"Whereas, The said state of Kansas
proposes to celebrate her birth by an
exposition in 1904. be it
Company Will Be Seen Tonight
in Another Goodwin Comedy.
"Resolved, That we commend said
state in her worthy undertaking, wish
ing her the greatest success, and pledge
I8? s
(Successor to J. S. Sproat.)
Telephone 252. 112 East Sixth Street
i oanKSciivin
Can hz made an enjoyable one You can
intensify the pleasure if you do your buying at
our store. You'll get the purest qualities, the
lowest possible prices. Lots of good things
at our store that will help you to get up a
Thanksgiving Dinner that will be an eventful
Stat Fish Commissioner Wiley -wants a
fish hatchery.
George Lee. the famous player on the
Harvard team, is a former .orth Topeka
The newsboys Thanksgiving rally takes
place in the Auditorium tomorrow morn
ing. The North Topeka football team will go
to Horton to play the iiigh school team
there on Thanksgiving- day.
In the game tomorrow two of the heav
iest teams in the state will come together
when Washburn meets Ottawa.
A concert and festival will be held at
the First Swedish Luthi'ran. church
Thursday and Friday evenings.
Thanksgiving services wilt be held in
t he Oakland Presbyterian church. The
Rev, Mr. Seaman will preach.
C. A. Carter has gone to Strong City
where he is fitting up one of the hand
somest drug stores in the state,
The lady who asked in a Topeka book
store for "The Choir Invincible," must
have been thinking of a Topeka choir.
The committee of directors of the Kan
sas exposition, who went to Leavenworth
yesterday, returned to Topeka today at
Herman Banke was fined $1 and costs,
amounting to $44. in the city court yes
terday for stealing Louis Raab'a well
Nearly 1.500 ticxets for the Auditorium
tonnirrow forenoon have been disposed of
and That insures a good house out to the
newsboys' rally.
Robert McCabe still deals out tickets to
the newsboys' Thanksgiving rally in
bunches of five to the industrious news
boys to sell.
The specimens of wheat, which have
been collected for the Kansas Seml-Cen-tennial
exposition, have been taken from
the Commercial club rooms and placed in
Secretary of Agriculture F. D. Coburn'a
rooms In the state house.
F. Tennhart of Mission township has
left at Weber's grocery store some alfalfa
of the fifth cutting and a large beet
weighing nineteen pounds. It measures
thirty-three inches in length. Mr. Tenn
hart will furnish a number of products
for exhibition in the Kansas department
at Buffalo next year.
Harve Wheeler, Frank Jordan, H. El
liott, Roy McGrew, G. R. Kurke. and
Xave Ward were fined S10 each in the po
lice court Tuesday afternoon. The charge
against them was violating the gambling
ordinance. The men were arrested in
Wheeler's place on Xorth Kansas avenue
November 17. They ail appealed to the
district court.
Applications Already Coming: in For
Offices Not Yet Created.
Verne Martin, formerly a Missouri Pa
cific engineer at Council Grove, now a
resident of Kort Scott, having quit run
ning an engine because of defective eye
sight, is a candidate for a place on the
Etate board of railroad commissioners, to
be created by the next legislature.
C. F. Allen, of Fort Scott. now a
ir-rakeman on the Memphis, is also a
candidate for a place on this prospective
Gold From Mexico.
San Francisco, Nov. 2S. The eteamer
Curacoa has arrived from Mexican ports
with SoOO.tluo in gold buliion and specie. The
bullion is from rich mines back of Mazat
Jan and Altata and amounts to (400. 00t) in
value and the specie is worth Sluu.'. In
addition the Curacr.a brought several tons
of rich ore to be smelted.
Where's Father?
He's gone for tie aoctor
tie baby hts the croup. Doa't
be left alone in this wj agun.
The next time le goes down
town ask him. to buy a bottle of
Ayer's Cnerry PectonL Tien
tie moment yon lew tnt bol
low. barking cougk give a dose
of it. Relief is prompt. Al
iys ieep it ia tie iouse.
TUT !: SSe.. enon(rh tttr B ordinary
cold: Sue- Jut rijriit lor uthoa. bronchitii,
kormes, whooping -cough, hard colUi
JU.M, mat economical lox ci-rouu; cams.
Two Ken Go Some and Attempt to
Murder Their Families.
Scofield, Utah, Nov. 2S. Richard Smith,
a coal miner, beat his wife almost insen
sibleand struck his three months' old child
on the forehead, fracturing the little one's
skull so that it died later.
A pair of twins somewhat older had
been sleeping in the bed. Smith wrapped
the bed clothes so tightly about the chil
dren that they were helpless. Then he
saturated the clothes with kerosene and
set fire to them.
The mother had recovered sufficiently
by this time to scream for help and neigh
bors arrived just in time to overpower
Smith and save the children's lives.
While this was going on Jacob Kangas,
a neighbor, was prevented by timely Inter
ference from killing his wife and three
children. The two men had been drinking
Edward S. Welling to Elmer E. Wel
ling, $400, half interest in lots 11-12 and
south half 13, block 1, Fry and Kungles
addition to Richland.
Eunice M. Capron to Peter Gayhart,
$1, lots 125 and 127 Twenty-second street.
South Park addition.
Klla A. Thompson and husband to
Garrett G. Burton and wife, $1,500, lots
5-16 and 548 Kansas avenue, Ritchie's ad
dition. Hale Holden and wife to Howard M.
Holden, $1, south half southwest quarter
J. R. Mulvane and wife to Ella A.
Thompson, $1, part northeast quarter 6-12-16.
Cheshire National bank to city,$l,tract
on Tenth and Buchanan streets.
Tax deed To R. A. Richards, lot 289
Morris avenue. West Park addition.
The Ent. Land and Investment com
pany, by Cook, to W. K. Fagan, $260,
part lot 7, 3-12-15.
"Mistake" Was Made in Raiding Mike
Thompson's Place.
The case against Mike ThompWn and
the 22 men who were arrested in his
room at 712 Kansas avenue on Novem
ber 17 charged with gambling, was call
ed in the police court yesterday after
noon, and they were dismissed at the re
quest of Chief Stahl.
Chief Stahl was afraid that if the case
was pushed it would result in favor of
the gamblers because of some irregular
ity in the arrest of the men, but as soon
as the case was dismissed he again ar
rested Mike Thompson on four charges:
Keeping a gambling house, gambling vio
lating the Sunday ordinance and beiag
found in a gambling house. Thompson
gave an appearance bond and the case
will be heard December 7.
The other men who were arrested in
Thompson's place gave fictitious names
and were allowed to put up a cash bond
Tor flnnrnrT) Tlic, .. .
r-- ' v - wcic uul lajten to
the station and have since failed to put
... o-i. appearance, j. ne cash bond they
put up was returned to Mike Thompson.
1 he police know who several of the men
are, and warrants will be sworn out for
them at once. Two charges will be made
against them: being found in a gamb
ling house and violating the Sunday or
To Represent XT. S. Court of Appeals
at Davis Funeral.
St. Louis, Nov. 28. The United States
circuit court of appeals at its opening
today, announced to the members of th
bar the news of the death of Senator
Cushman K. Davis, of Minnesota, and in
view of the eminent services of Senator
Davis in KimnnrriTur v.ni i
ganization of this court and of his manv
i iMfiiusmp toward It, the court
appointed Judge Sanborn to represent ir
at the funeral of Senator Davis. Judge
Sanburn will therefore leave for St.Paul
in time to attend the funeral services.
Grain Filed TJp at Buffalo.
Buffalo N. T.. Nov. 28. As a conse
quence of the storm, grain has been ac
cumulating in the port of Buffalo far In
excess of the supply of cars. Twenty
three boats are in the harbor, waiting to
Oklahoma Gained S44 Per Cent
Washington. Nov. 2S The population of
Oklahoma, as officially announced todav
is 398.245, as against 61.834 Id 1890. This is
an increas of 3SU ox 644 per cent.
Topeka had its introduction to "An
American Citizen" last night, and the
first impression was pleasing. To be
sure Nat Goodwin was not here, but
James Neill, a young western actor, ap
peared in his part of Beresford Cruger,
and in many respects he was excellent,
Mr. Neill has a peculiar voice, which at
first appears unpleasant, but the au
dience oecomes accustomed to his deep
tones after awhile, and last night his
work won for him many rounds of ap
plause. In fact, the demonstration at
the end of the third act was quite as
spontaneous and the reception Just as
hearty as that accorded to Frank Dan
iels or any other of the top-notchers.
Again and again the curtain went up
revealing the young actor in his most
graceful bows, but he steadfastly refused
to appear before the curtain and make
a speech.
Edith Chapman (her name is printed
ii.dytne on the programme) is beau
tifully natural in the part of Beatrice
Carew. She is all the character de
mands, dignified and yet loving, haughty
and still warm hearted, of firm mind
but of a forgiving disposition. The sup
porting company is a strong one, from
Frank MaeVicors, the senior partner,
to Mercury, the office boy.
"An American Citizen" is a good play
and it was written by a woman, Made
line Lucette Ryley. It was pure and
wholesome and not a single person can
witness the beautiful little comedy
without taking with him from the the
ater a delightful sense of satisfaction.
What a contrast with "Zaza," whose
very atmosphere reeks with vice.
The scene of the play opens in a
New Tork broker's office. Two of the
partners find that the third has de
faulted. He has used bonds held in
trust for Georgia Chamn, an American
girl, and her aunt. The firm is unable
to make good the defalcation apd this
drives Beresford Cruger, the junior
partner, to accept the terms of an Eng
lish uncle's will, which he had before
rejected. The terms were that he should
renounce his American citizenship, be
come an Englishman and marry before
he is thirty. Beatrice Carew, a daugh
ter of the uncle who was disinherited
because she had fallen in love with an
American, arrives just in time to help
the young broker out of his dilemma.
She consents to marry him and in this
way both she and Cruger receive the
benefit of her father's fortune, but she
stipulates that they shall not live to
gether and shall not see each other after
the marriage. She tells her cousin that
her heart lies buried at the foot of the
Alps with her American lover, who was
killed by a fall. The arrangement
works satisfactorily until Cruger, now
Carew, since he has renounced his name,
and his wife meet by chance in Italy,
and when they both discover that they
are in love with each other, though
neither reveals the secret. About this
time the American lover of Mrs. Carew,
who is supposed to be dead, arrives on
the scene. He turns out to be Brown,
the defaulting partner, who had sent
out the story of his own death after he
heard that Miss Carew had been disin
herited. Mr. Carew or Cruger fears to
tell his wife of Brown's rascality for
fear of creating sympathy for him; he
understands this strange contradiction
in woman's nature. Brown again lays
siege to Mrs. Carew's heart and begins
to devise means of getting rid of the
husband, who is a husband in, name
only. Before Brown's plans are realized
news comes that the Carews have lost
their inherited fortune by litigation, and
Brown suddenly disappears.
The final act is laid in London, where
Beresford Carew is struggling hard to
pay back the part of the inheritance he
has used and also to supply his wife with
an allowance. Mrs. Carew finally learns
the true state of affairs, there is a
happy acknowledgment of both hus
band and wife, and the curtain goes
down on the first love scene of Mr.
Beresford Cruger and his wife.
The piece is well staged and the cos
tumes are elegant.
The company will close its Topeka en
gagement tonight in Nat Goodwin's
play "Aristocracy."
"Will Do Missionary "Work in This
San Francisco, Nov. 28. The Buddhist
nun. Sister Sanghamitta, has arrived in
this citv from Honolulu and proposes to
speak throughout the country in behalf
of her chosen faith. She represents the
Maha Bodhi society, which aims to pro
mulgate the true teachings of Buddha.
Sister Sanghamitta was formerly the
Countess De Cannavaro, wife of the one
time minister from Portugal to the Ha
waiian islands. She was born in Texas
and lived for years in California. In
1897 she entered the Buddhist sisterhood
in New York, the event causing con
siderable comment, as she thereby aban
doned her husband and 13-year-old son.
She now wears the robe of final reun
ciation and will devote her life to
Buddhist missionary work.
Germans Board a Chinese Vessel.
New York. Nov.28. It is reported here
from Pekin that the Germans have
boarded ft Chinese vessel and demanded
treasure consigned to an English com
pany at Tien Tsin. As the boxes of
treasure had been landed the Germans
could not get them. They then hoisted
the German flag on the vessel and con
fiscated her cargo.
Kansas City and Return $2.67 via
the Santa Fe.
Football. Thanksgiving Dav. between
Kansas and Missouri. Tickets on sale
for morning trains Nov. 29th. Good re
turning 30th.
"I suffered for months from sore
throat. Eclectric Ool cured me in twenty-four
hours." M. s. Gist, Hawesville.
For Infants and Children.
Tha Kind You Havs A!ways Bought
Bears the
Signature of
her our individual support.
Kansas Man Returns From Service in
South Africa.
Lawrence, Nov. 28. John Williams, of
this city, returned home today after a
years service in the Boer army. Wil
liams went from Lawrence with Ernest
Criss, formerly a member of the Twen
tieth Kansas volunteer regiment. They
were together during that time and Wil
liams says they enjoyed the service,
which was without restraint of military
rule. Williams declares the Boer3 have
plenty of money and provisions stored to
last a long time, and he says he does
not believe the war will end for at least
a year. On leaving for home he says
he and other foreigners who had served
in the Boer army were paid for their
services in gold and given tree trans
portation to New York. Criss remained
in the Transvaal.
Knights Templar "Will Meet in Topeka
Thanksgi vin g.
The Missouri Valley Colored Knlghta
TemDlar association will hold their ninth
annual conclave and banquet in this
citv tomorrow.
A dinner will be served to the visiting
delegates tomorrow in the G. A. R. hall
at 12: 30. Jackson's band will lead a street
parade at 2:30, which will be followed by
an informal reception at a o'clock.
The delegates will sit down to a ban
quet at the lodge rooms, 618 Kansas av
enue at o o clock and in the evenin
there will be a competitive drill in the
Auditorium by teams from the various
lodges for a prize of S,0.
Cyrene commandery No. 3, the Topeka
lodge, will entertain the visitors. There
will be present members from the Irene
commandery No. 9 of Omaha, Neb.;
Northwest commandery No. 6 of St. Joe,
Mo.; Passion Cross No. 1 of Leaven
worth; Royal Path No.2 of Kansas City.
Kan.: Far West No. 3 and Emanuel No.
25 of Kansas City, Mo.; Tuscan No. 12 of
St. Louis, Mo., and Antioch No. 8 of Fort
Scott, Kan.
Much Depends on the Answer in the
Case of W. L. Winans, Deceased.
London, Nov. 28. The lord chief jus
tice's court is occupied at present with
determining whether the late William L.
Winans, formerly of Baltimore.Md., wa3
a domiciled resident' of Great Britain
when he died in 1897. This question is
being tested on account of a legacy of
az,i)00 willed to his sister-in-law, Ellen
Delarue on which the crown claims a
legacy duty. As the attorney general
smilingly remarked, the decision of
course, will affect the whole of Mr. Win
ans' millions, and counsel for the crown
proceeded to recount the estates and
shootings leased by Mr. Winans on
which he lavished enormous sums of
money, including 70,000 on the shooting
leased from Lord Lovat, "constituting'
contended the attorney general, "ample
proor or his settlement in this country.'
Walter Winans testified that his fath
er always regarded Baltimore as his
The case is proceeding.
Wife of Member of Twentieth Kansas
Secures a Divorce.
Marie E. Faulkner, wife of Dr. Coryell
Faulkner of Topeka, has secured a di
vorce in San Francisco from her hus
Dr. Faulkner Is the youngest son of C.
E. Faulkner, superintendent of the
Washburn Orphans' home at Minneapo
lis and formerly a member of the state
board of charities in Kansas and super
intendent of the Soldiers' Orphans' home
at Atchison. Dr. Faulkner went to San
Francisco as hospital steward of the
Twentieth Kansas and while there was
married. He returned to Topeka and
opened an office. His wife remained on
the coast. Not long ago Dr. Faulkner
left Topeka for Minneapolis.
Nashville Students.
The Nashville Students amused . a
large audience at the Grand opera house
last night. "Aunt Hannah" .held a re
ception on Possum Beach in the first act,
whereall thechilluns," beaus and belles
of Possum Beach gathered and frolicked,
sang and danced. The galleries whooped
and howled in concert with the darkey
actors, making of it a home-like, parlor
Willie Olivens possesses comedy tal
ent of the monologue and horse-play
style. Its greatest danger lies in being
overworked. Rag time songs were plen
tiful, to the delight of the gallery, and
every nimble dance step was devoured
with hungry eyes, only there should be
more of it. Olivens and Miss Liverpool
scored heavily in this accomplishment.
It can be said for the colored entertain
ers that they furnished laughs for their
patrons in one way or another. The
Nashville Students played a matinee this
afternoon and repeat the performance
"Will Be Married in London.
London, Nov. 28. Baron Spec von
Sternburg, the former first secretary of
the German embassy at Washington re
cently promoted to consul for Germany
at Calcutta, has written to the United
States ambassador here, Joseph H.
Choate, asking him to procure & special
license for his marriage to Miss Lillian
May Langham. a niece of Arthur Lang
ham, of Louisville, Ky., to whom he will
be married as soon as he arrives in this
Kansas City and Return via "The
Great Rock Island Route."
Tickets sold for morning trains, No
vember 29, good for return November 30.
Kansas City and Return $2.67 via
the Santa Fe.
Football, Thanksgiving Day, between
Kansas and Missouri. Tickets on sale
for morning trains Nov. 29th. Good re
turning 30th.
Everybody reads the State Journal.
Blood and Werve Remedy.
l Original Photograph on view at our flic, ""v L-J
Weak, Despairing, Utterly Pros
trated by III Health,
Mr. D. R. Wood
Used Dr. Greene's
Dr. Greene's Nervura flade Him Strong;,
Vigorous and in Perfect Health.
Gained 48 Pounds.
"Mechanicsburg, Pa., Oct. 17, 1900.
"Dear Sirs: I can't say enough for Dr. Greene's Nervura blood and nerve remedy. I am the proprietor of a thrvf
chair. barber shop, and I was all broke up, my nerves being almost gone. I was so bad with nervous prostration
that I could hardly eat or sleep, at any time, and whenever I would lie down at night I felt as though I should chok",
I was so short of breath. I was so weak I could hardly stand at my barber chair. At night I felt as though I
should have to quit work. I went to doctors by the half dozen to find out about my cas?, but got no rvllef, and
took medicine until I hated to see a bottle and patent medicines of almost every description. But they could not
cure me and I iiad given up in sorrow and despair and prepared to meet my Creator sooner or later. Hut I was like
a drowning man and would cling to most anything I could grasp hold upon. By chance a pamphlet of Dr. Oreene's
came into my possession and I read every word therein and all the testimonials, and It came to me like a dove s
gentle and true, telling me to try this great remedy and be cured; and I thank the maker of this great remedy. Dr.
Greene's Nervura and hope no one will ever hesitate to take this remedy. Iweighed 120 pounds when I commenced
using the Nervura, and in fifteen months I weighed 168 pounds. All who wish can write me or call upon me personally.
There is no better remedy made than Dr. Greene's Nervura blood and nerve remedy. I am a well man now. Youia
truly. I. R. WOOD."
All suffering people are cordially invited to consult Dr. Greene in confi
dence, personally or by letter, at his office, 35 West
Each case submitted is
There is no charge for consultation, whether you call personally or write, and
under Dr. Greene's skillful
is practically certain.
Elected at the Sleeting of the Asso
ciated Press
New Tork. Nov. 28. At the meeting
of the Associated Press the following
advisory boards were elected:
Eastern division Wm. J. Keick, rs'ew
Tork Herald; J. W. Bailey, Philadelphia
Record: W. H. Matthews, Rochester
Democrat and Chronicle; Charles H.
Taylor, Jr., Boston Globe; P. G. Boyle,
Oil City Derrick.
Central division Delevan Smith, In-
ianapolis News; Thomas Reese, Spring
field (Ill. Register: J. H. Tweedy, Mil
waukee Sentinel; Samuel Strauss, Des
Moines Leader.
Southern division E. B. Stahlman,
Nashville Banner: Beriah Wilkins,
Washington Post; Joseph Daniels, Ral
eigh News; J. W. Crawford, Memphis
Commercial Appeal; A. H. Belo, Galves
ton News.
Western division E. B. Coe, Denver
Times: P. H. Lannon, Salt Lake Tri
bune; Harrison Gray Otis, Los Angeles
Times; Alden J. Blethen, Seattle Times.
Dashing Against the Rocks.
Windsor, Ont., Nov. 28. A Lansrsville
report say3 that a schooner.probably th
David Doud, of Detroit, Is being dashed
gainst the rocks at Lizard's Point, the
crew having apparently lost all control.
There is no way of rendering her as-
istance, and if she goes to pieces undt-r
he terrible pounding she is receiving all
the crew will be lost.
Kansas City and Return via
Great Kock Island Route."
Tickets sold for morning trainsi, No
vember 29, good for return November 30.
Nervura, and Now
Like Another Man.
carefully diagnosed and
treatment the cure of all
Secretary Root Has Returned From
Trip of Inspection.
Washington, Nov. 28. Secretary Root
has returned. Mr. Root said his trip to
Cuba had been quite satisfactory. He
had confined his inspection to the east
of the island. His annual report, Mr. Root
said, would be ready for the president
about the time congress meets.
Philippines Are Well Wired.
Washington. Nov. 2S. Gen. Greely,
chief signal officer of the army, has re
ceivedfrom Col. Allen at Manila, a fresh
map of the Philippine land and cable
lines showing that the islands practical
ly are covered at every important point
with a thorough system of wire com
munication. A now cable has been put
within the past month across the east
ern end of Lacuna De Bay, from Santa
Cruz to Sinroa.thus giving assured com
munication with the southeastern sec
tion of Luzon, wh re it heretofore had
been very difficult to maintain a land
To Be a Baroness.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 28. Arthur O.
Langham, of this city, announces thc
engagement of his nitce. Miss I.i'lian
May langham, to Baron Herman Speck
von Sternberg, formerly first secretary
of the German embassy at Washington,
and lately appointed consul general at
Wrecked 0 3f Mexican Coast.
San Francisco, Nov. 28. Word has
been received that the overdue Fchooner
Czar of this city has been wrecked off
the Mexican coast. Her crew compost"!
of Captain Wasrrer, and eieht men, have
probably been drowned. William Olsen,
Looks and Feels
14th Street, New York.
given special attention.
nerve and blood diseases
I Tuesday and Wednesday,
November 37 and 28.
1879-21 YEARS Of lfrF59-IS0 V
r noes: 50c, 35c and 25c
Reserve seats on sale Monday morning
at Fiad & Grubs' Dru Store.
Grand Bargain ftlatlnee Wednesday
Afternoon. 10 and 2 cents.
owner of the Czar, today received a tele
gram whieh said that the wreek of tn
schooner had been sighted drifting otT
the coast near Chimo. about W mile
from San Bias. The Czar 1 ft Kan l'.Um
for this citv on Setjember 20. and is 40
days overdue.
Sanford Ink Plant Burned.
Chicago, Nov. 28. The plant of the
Sanford Manufacturing company, mak
ers of ink. mucilage and ruling wax. on
Pulton street, wu burned. Loss $125 -000.
Kansas City and Return $2.67 via
the Santa Fe.
Football, Thanksgiving Day. between
Kansas ana Msouri. Tickets
on R.'ila
for morning trains Nov. iatli,
Good r-
turning Suuu
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