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TOPERA STATE JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY EVENING, jANITARY 2, 1901.
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, , ,:,,-. ., , . amusements of the evening, though a
. ''.j.010---. fortune teller was not the least of the
attractions. Miss Flo Ba,tes was dressed
M. LIONTGOMERIr. Prop., i -4,.:,,.. , - . in gypsy costume and acted as seer for
F i-N, '-',...::-.. .-7-?-- , the occasion. A special musical num
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Star OP
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M. MONTGOMERY. Prop.,
(successor toi. s. sproat)
Telephone 232. 112 East Sixth Street.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
MAIL ORDERS SHIPPED PROMPTLY.
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reatilify the "New Leaf " Ilith an order for us. il) IN 1::":"
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la its. N. O. Crans Sugar 41.00 !No. 8 Caner E:ttcm Ecilar Sac CI- s-la t,-.-1, 7 r----)n, 7N" 7
3 lb. Falcy Peaches 25c !Nigh Patent Flou . $1.00 f'flt.".r4,--1.1f14 ti I f
Evny Cal. Nuns. csr lb.. 50! Strzizht CraLle Flour .. 25c (t,:e31!.i-t,,..,:: ',1 1, i 1
readily the "New Leaf " ilith an order for us.
18 Its, N. O. Cm. Sugar...$1.001No. 8 Copper Ecttom Eciter ..
3 VI. Falcy Peaches 25o i! High Patant Elm '
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Farcy Cal. Prunes, per lb. .... 5c1Straight Grade Flour .. ...
Star Cons, per lb. 10o 25o can C. P B. Powder. ...
Callon can Fie Plant 30o 20 Its. Sal Soda
CaIlon C2T1 Apricots 30c 2 pkgs. Crape-Nats. ...
Cann C3r1 Pie Peaches 30c , 4 cans String' Cans
Callan can Pia Pears gall Its. Pure Buckwheat
Callon can Crated Pineapples.. 35c 3 l'os. Systadish Hardtack
3 pkgs. Ralstcn Pancake ficor. 25c 2 3-1b. cans Apricots
1 pkg. Clutoz 5c 2 3-1b. cans Poaches ..
12 Its. 8:iik Cats 25c 2 cans Sugar Corn ....
Wasnoards 10c 3 cans Tomatoes
KANSAS COUNTIES.
Population in 1890 Compared With
That in 1900.
Counties. 19(m). 1,,So.
Alien 19 5..7 13.5,0
À ntler,J11 . Vi ,:;.'i 14.2
A tchi,on 2, ow.; 2.5.77,s.
' ',irber - , ti.Fe..t 7.1.73
'Jou 13.7,t4 13 172
,uri.n 21,712, 2,,575
,,'1411. 2- ge,i ;,oiTi
'Wier 23 :ii3 24. ,--,5
i.,,e è 2 it; b.i..33
aut,luclua, 11 wt.1 12.2'.11.
,,,,kr-f, 42 ,o4 27,770
1S91.
13.,7,t0
14.2, 3
16.77,s
7.173
13.172
2.!,.575
34
2, owl,
6.11,14
13,7,t4
24712,
23 1163
2 it..1
11 w,4
42 to4
2,t;1.1
17,1,
15.,33
1 ,,t,71.
lti.iii3
1,411
; 151
14 234
21 S4.1
15.,1114
25.1) 46
3,61,2
11,443
3 4,9
45.4!-,11
21,334
I P011,41;03 25.0 iti 2.11.11;;1
Ed warus , 3 6,2 a.iii.i
1111( 11.443 12.216;
Fills is 1,2,1 7.11 2'
1-111swerth P 626 1;0.2113
Pinney 3 4,9 3.1-15,
Ford 5.497 511'S
Franklin 21,334 20,279
(1art,eal iuil.
Guary 10 714 10.123
t ;co., 2 411 2 9,1
Graham 5,173 5.11f)
Grant 422 1.3 41
Grav 1.12,14 2.41a
Greeley 493 1.261
(1r een wood 36.196 16.3;9
liamilton 1.12G
Ildrper 10.310 13.2,14
Itarvev 17.5141 17.611
itai-ikell 457 1,1,77
1101 e-e max( 2 4,;;:.! 2.4,95
.1 aekson 17.117 14.(1.26
.3( fferi,an 37,533 16,21
jewell 19 4,1ii 19.110
0,111-1PPP)11. ., 1S 1-1 17 3,5
1-7 ou ray 1,107 1.F)71.
King-man 6 10.6;13 31,-2.3
Kitiwa. 2 3,5 2 S73
Ea bette 27.3,7 27.5-6
I li.11 F. 1 5,41 2., 6,i
Leavenworth 40,94-0 3S.15
Lincoln 9.st.1 9,799
Linn 36.6,9 17.215
'Logan 1,11,2 3,3'4
14ydri 25 074 2'1.1944
Mr4Phersort 21.421 21.04
',Marion - 2, P,117,3 1.1u.549
'Marshall 24 31;5 2:3.! 12
"Muade 1,5,1 2 5 i2
Miami 21.(111 19,111
Mitchell 14.647 15.1,117
11,1ontgumery 29.u:19 21,1 '4
Morr0 11.9.;7 11.11,1
Morton 3.4 1,2 i
Nernana, 20.376 19,20
Netii-hai 19 254 1,,341
iNre,q 4 5:15 4...4 1
Norton 31.325 10 517
o Osage 23 659 27i.IPP:P2
Osborne . 11,,14 12., ,:1
Ortavia 11.1'42 12.3,1
1 'a iik nue f1.01 6 2 ;4
Phillips 14,442 111,(411
Po t tawatLante 11(.470 17.722
Pratt 7,0,5 1ii,11,1
Hawilns 5.211 o.756
Reno 29.027 27,1179
Repunia 1 ;., 248 19.2,2
Rice 14,745 144-1
F11,0,- 13.,,:i 13.1,3
Rookii 7,9,0 8.ir,i4
Rtieil 6.134 ir, "2,4
Id ussea SA -41 7,1,4.1
S aline .
17 076 17.112
Scot t 3.09s 1.2,12
t--,i9ig,ovick 440 -i-i' 49,o !.,..)-i
Se,a ard ,22 1,5 3
Shawnee 53 7'7 49.172
Sheridan 3 1,19
Sherman 3.1141 5.21
S PTil I h lc, ;i,,,4 13,03
Startiird ,.44..4 8.32;)
Stantnn 827 1, :11
St evi,r, 4-112,1 1.41e
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Sumner 25,131 3,.2111
Thorn:is 4,112 5 5'D;
Treed 2 7.2,.,
"W abaunsee 12.i13 11 72 i
W1i.11,-iee 1.17S 2 ii;S
Wasihington. 21, -;.11 22.S -4
Wrichita, 1,197 1.,17
Wileon 15.621 13 2,);
W000dsnn 10.92'2 9 i )1:1
Wyanoluttie 73.227 54.41
.state 1 474.4:46
Garlield county was annexed to Pinney
THEW LAST GRIST.
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Appellate Court Makes Decision Be
fore Expiring.
The judges of the Kansas court of
appeals, northern department, have
handed down opinions In the following
named cases. to, wit7
EASTERN DIVISION.
John C. Douglass va George Brandon
et al., Leavenworth county; dismissed
John S. Long vs. Marie E. Steele, Don
lp,han county; affirmed.
R. B. Kepley vs. Lawrence F.heehan.
Shawnee county; affirmed.
Eugenius Anderson vs. William J.
Canter et al.. Donipban county; af
firmed. City of Topeka. vs. Elizabeth Myers,
Shawnee county; affirmed.
G. W. Schuster vs. D. M. Gray, Jef
ferqon county; dismissed.
Thomas Sehall et al. vs. J. K. Fier,
Leavenworth; affirmed.
t'. It p. Rly. Co. vs. W. j.
Smith, Morrie county; reversed.
D. B. Park et al vs. Dewey Ensign,
executor, Johnson county; reversed.
Norman Barrett, administrator. vs.
IThward Grimes et al., Atchison county;
affirmed.
J. M. Minick vs. David F. Matchett;
common pleas. WYandotte county; af
firmed Charles J. Dobbs et al. vs. Hugh
Campbell, Shawnee county; affirmed.
John D. Myers, receiver, vs. J. C.
GoggPrty, Jackson county; affirmed.
T. W. Harrison vs..A.. J. McCabe et
al., Shawnee county; affirmed.
J. A. Smith et al. vs. Susan O. Per
Lins; common pleas, Wyandotte countY;
affirmed.
S. B. Isenhart vs. Z. T. Hazen, Wa
Launsee county; affirmed
Caste E. Littlefield VS. James E. Lit
Clet
,howu
.25s ; High Patant Elm $1.00
. 5c1Straight Grada Flour .. .... 25o
. 10c 25c can C. P. B. Po 'ear . 20c
.30c 20 Its. Sal Soda 25c
.30c 2 pkgs. Crapa-tlats. 25c
.30c 4 cans String' Dans 25c
.40c11 Its. Pura Euckwhaat 25c
.35o 3 Ls. Systadish Hardtack 25o
. 25c 2 3-1b. cans Apricots 25o
. 5c 2 3-11). cans Nachos . 25o
.25o 2 cans Sugar Corn 15c
. 1Cc , 3 cans Tonlatoss 25c
tlefield. Shawnee county; dismissed.
W. 11. Pendleton vs. E. 'W. Mente et
al.. Douglas county; reversed.
George N,V. Leverton et al. vf.a. Henry
Kneisel, Atchison county; dismissed.
George G. 'Thomas vs. Joseph Barker,
Atchison county; reversed.
Manhattan Life Insurance Co. VS.
Philip Olmstead, Douglas county; af
firmed. liargadine-McICittrick Dry Go,ods
Swafford Bros., Douglas county; af
firmed. William D. Hale, receiver, vs. Thomas
C. McConnell, Jackson county; affirmed.
City of Rosedale vs. James E. Cos
grove et al.. Wyandotte county; af
firmed. Reuben M. Manley, executor, vs. Chas.
A. Chandlnr, Atchison county; affirmed.
John S. Branner vs. Josie Webb, Jack
son county; reversed.
Grand Legion S. K., A. O. T.T. W., vs.
Mary Korneman, Pottawatomie county;
affirmed.
Louise D. Wolfe, administratrix, vs.
A. D. Robbins, administrator, Shawnee
county; affirmed.
'WESTERN DIVISION.
Catherine M. Dean et al. vs. First Na
tional bank, Ellis county; reversed.
Elihu Stout et ELI. VS. Mary Crosby,
executor, Ellis county; affirmed.
Michael Eaffamier, administrator, vs.
Joseph II and, administrator, Ellis
county ; a ffirmed.
James Nolan vs. Board of County
Commissioners, Ellis county; reversed.
C. W. Noyes et al. vs. EdWin J.
Phipps et al., Norton county; reversed.
Salina. Mill- and Elevator Co. VS.
:Michael Boyne, Saline county; affirmed.
Elizabeth Zimmerman et al. vs. L. J.
Ginther, Russell county affirmed.
Elihu Stout et al. vs. 'Emma M. Judd,
Ellis county; affirmed.
C. R. I. & P. Rly Co. vs. Lewis
Rhoades, Phillips county; affirmed.
First National bank of Kansas City,
Mo., vs. 'William Schrenkler. Ellis
county; affirmed.
CENTRAL DIVISION.
Maggie Stockman vs. Western Union
Telegraph Co., Smith county; affirmed.
13.2.,i4 I pnipps et al., iNorton county; reversen.
17Kt Salina. Ilitr and Elevator CO. Vs.
1,077' Aliehael Boyne, Saline county; affirmed.
2.''9,5 Elizabeth Zimmerman et al. vs. L. J.
14,C2.;
Ointher, Russell county; affirmed.
Elihu Stout et al. vs. Emma M. Judd,
17:5 Ellis county; affirmed.
1.F,71 C. It I. & P. Rly Co. vs. Lewis
11'22 Rhoades, Phillips county; affirmed.
',73
, First National bank of Kansas City,
27.5-6
6,, Mo., vs. 'William Schrenkler, Ellis
3;.4,5 county; affirmed.
CENTRAL DTVISION.
17.215 Maggie Stockman vs. Western Union
3,2'4 Telegraph Co., Smith county; affirmed.
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BIGGEST HAUL YET.
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15.,37 -2i,1 '4 Police Get Enough Liquor to
Stock a Dozen Joints.
19,2r4
4.!41
1,C17 The biggest raid that the 'Topeka, po
27''''';2 lice have made for many months was
12.,
v.,7;,4 finished late New Year's evening. Frank
6 2'4 Raynor who is charged with running a
17.7.,2 wholesale liquor establishment a,t 413
s,114 West Curtis street is out on bond and a,
6.756 large quantity of liquor and fixtures be
i.'14:1.'79 longing to the place are at the police
2''.2 station.
14.4-t
Chief Stahl and Officers Bernard and
8.018 tJarpenter entered the place without re
f, sista.nce at 3 o'clock and arrested Ray
7,'.;,; nor. They found a bar upon which
17.442 liquors were displayed at retail besides
,:1:1";;I. two large rooms used as storage places.
Raynor refused to open the room in
1,z, 3
4,9.72 which the whisky was stored and the
pollee broke the lock with a monkey
wroneh.
1.-o;13 Following is the quantity of liquor
S.,'0) seized by the police:
1.(lt 112 kegs, 1'2 cases, 31,, barrels, 6 half
1.4,R
- barrels of beer; 2S jugs and 6 bottles of
55,-; whisky; 1 keg of blackberry brandy.
7,:ti It is probable that r,mlevin suit will
11 72 be instituted. Attorney R.- F. Bayden,
2 1;S who will defend Raynor, appeared while
2:2:'. '4 the police were taking charge and read
1,1.,7; the warrant. No steps had been taken
toward a suit at last report. Chief Stahl
9 ,Y21
S4,4 1 is confident that he can produce testi
mony which will convict Raynor.
1.427.0,-.6 -It has taken a good deal of time,"
Finney said the chief, -to work up this case but
perhaps not much more than one in
which the seizure was less."
About a. year ago ex-Chief Ramsey
seized 10:i kegs of beer, belonging to
Raynor. but the goods were recovered
by him after he was acquitted.
His bond was fixed at $500 and was
signed by John D. Hanley of North Topeka-
Thel trial will be held on Jan. 7.
Ork'ICIALS LET OUT.
--
Employes of the District Attorneys
Office Forced to Resign.
New York, Jan. 2.Deputy Assistant
District Attorneys Dvniel O'Reilly and
Forbes J. Hennessy have resigned. Both
resignations were requested by District
.Attorney Phi ibin. Assistant Distrivt
Attorney Henry W. "Unger, who hal
charge of the indictment bureau for
some years, also banded in Lis resigna
tion. District, Attorney Phi Ibin announced
that he had retained Assistant District
Attorneys James W. Osborne. Gerald
Bull Gray. Thomas F. Byrne and Ken
yon J. o'Connor. Charles E. F. McCann,
a nephew of Richard Croker and a dep
uty assistant district attorney, handed
in his resignation and it was accepted.
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ON
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Tuesday was as ;perfect a day as
though it had been made expressly for
the numerous callers who thronged, the
streets the entire afternoon. The custom
of making New Year's calls has been
popular in Topeka for many years, and
it still clings, though in the surrounding
towns and most of the eastern cities it is
almost obsolete.
The custom of receiving and making
New Year's calls is a delightful one and
is indeed a fitting way in which to usher
in the New Year and it is hoped that it
will long remain in favor in Topeka.
This New Year's there were few re
ceiving parties but they v.-ere all large,
and included even more of the older so
ciety women than the young ones. It
was fully demonstrated Tuesday that
the older men enjoy making New Yeat'a
calls as well as the younger ones, and in
many cases more so.
One of the notable parties, of callers
was composed of: Mr. A. A. Robinson,
Mr. P. 1. Bonebrake , Mr. Eugene F.
Ware, and Mr. William A. Johnston.
Their cards bore at the top, "Fifth-annual
tour of the Youth's club," wishes
for a happy New Year, and the names,
followed.
Another party which is as welcome as
it is well known and 'which makes the
annual tour each year is the Ad Astra
quartette; this year they sang at each
house appropriate words set to the tune
of the "Old Oaken Bucket." Their cards
were big oblong, affairs containing the
pictures of the quartette, Mr. Shaver,
Mr. H. L. Shirer, Mr. David Bowie and
Mr. James Moore, with a. sad looking
little Cupid in the fore-ground intently
eyeing a. 1901 calendar, and Father Tin,e
in the back sharpening up his scythe.
Mr. Edward Dennis, Mr.Earl Case, Mr.
John Abrahams and Mr. Charles El lioct
and Mr. Horace Macferran composed
another party; their cards were a vivid
red, lettered in black, and wished all a
"Red Letter Century."
Mr. Halley Reisman, "Mr. Wallace
Thompson and Mr. 13111'11S Williams call
ed together. Their cards contained a
tiny silhouette of the frontispiece of the
Black Douglas March, and the following
verse:
"Like knights of old,
We sally forth
To greet you maidens fair,
And wish you all
This New Year's Day,
Full many a joyous year."
Mr. B. McClintock, Mr. W. B. Roby,
Dr. R. S. McGee and Mr. F. B. Bacon
composed another party and on their
cards was the following verset
"Don't call us kidlets
Or of immature ages,
We're men of two centuries,
They call us the sages."
A quartette composed of Mr. Kurtz
Kellam, Mr. Roland Medlicott, Mr. Phil
Dailey and Mr. Clark Dailey wa-s anoth
er party that made music everwhere it
went.
Mr. T. A. McNeal, Mr. Albert T. Reid,
Mr. Arthur Capper and Mr. James A.
Troutman probably had the most unique
cards of the afternoon; they contained
clever cartoons of the four gentlemen.
In another party were Mr. Arthur Lee
Murphy, Mr. Frank Paley Edson, Mr.
John Ellsworth Weaver and Mr.Williarn
Hale Eastman. There were many other
parties but most of the men went by
twos anti threes.
At Miss Cuibor's.
Probably the place where they had the
best time was at Miss Edith Guibor's,
there were about :30 girls in the party
and many of them had never received
before. All were prettily gowned and it
is needless to, say that they bad more
callers than any one. The favors were
tiny imitation "full dinner pails," which
by the way contained bonbons. The dec
orations were charming; in the parlor
pina was used and yellow in the back
parlor, while red predominated in the li
brary. White roses, ferns and smilax
helped to make the dining, room a pretty
restful spot. In the evening they enter
tained a corresponding number of young
men at a dancing party at Hudson's
halt.
At the Y. C A.
The la.rgest party of all was at the
Y. M. C. A. In the receiving pa,rty
were many of the best known society
women ot the city. The rooms were
elaborately decorated with yards and
yards of evergreen ropes, holly and
mistletoe. In all of the doors were rope
portieres of evergreen., From the cor
ners of the rooms to the chandeliers
were evergreen ropes which formed a
pretty canopy overhead. The color
scheme WaS carried out in red in the
dining room. In one corner of one of
the parlors was an artistic Moorish
corner piled with cushions. The doors
were carpeted with pretty rugs. In the
everting an informal affair was enjoycti
by a large number of guests. The pro
gramme consisted of music and a gym
nasium exhibition participated in by
about thirty men. The favors in the
afternoon were two little trianglesthe
Y. M. C. A. emblem, and the words,
"Mind, Body, Spirit"tied with yellow
ribbons; ort the ba,ck in gold letters
were the words "The New Century," and
the following couplet:
"Great is it in tills Dawn to be alive,
But to be young is very Heaven."
At the Y. W. A.
Equally aS attractive were the Y. Iv.
c. A.. rooms, and the ladies who re
ceived there. The colors used in all of
the rooms were red and green; palms,
evergreen and red carnations predomi
nated. In a little red-decked room off
of one of the parlors punch was served
by a number of young girls dressed in
red. Tne gymnasium was converted
into a dining room for the occasion. and
as in ail cases most of tne decorations
were there. Ropes of evergreen formed
an effective canopy overhead, and across
one corner Wag a, huge Oriental corner
piled Ingo with pillows, At one end of
the room a big music box played during
the afternoon. The round polished
table had a pretty Battenburg center
piece and a high cut glass vase of
scarlet carnations, and was lighted by
candelabra ablaze with red candles. Re
freshments of turkey salad, bread and
butter sandwiches and coffee were
served. The Y. W. C. A. colors are
green and white, and the favors were
white satin ribbons lettered in green.
In the evening a "new centurY partY"
was enjoyed by many of the young pcsr
ple of the city at the Y. W. C. A. rooms,
Music and bowling formed the principal
amusements of the evening, though a
fortune teller was not the least of the
attractions. Miss Flo Bates was dressed
in gypsy costume and acted as seer for
the occasion. A special musical num
ber was by Mrs. la H. Strickler and
Mrs. Eli G. Foster.
At Mrs. Sim's.
The receiving party next in size was
at the home of Mrs. E. T. Sim, On Har
rison street. Mrs. Sim's house is adl
mirably arranged for an affair of this
kind. as three large rooms are thrown
together by folding doors. In a. small
room off the second parlor Steinbeig's
orchestra. played during the evening.
Evergreens. holly and.mistletoe formed
the decorations in the two parlors, but
the dining room was charming in red
and green. On tho bare polished table
was an exquisite Eatterburg center
piece on which rested a high vase brim
ming. over with red carnations. The
sideboard and china cabinet were
massed with holly and mistletoe with
vases of carnations in the midst. There
were candelabra. in all of the rOlarn3
with red candles and the gaslights were
all red-shaded. Thirty ladies received,
and a corresponding number of gentle
men were invited for an 8 o'clock SUP
per, after which the remainder of the
evening was spent in playing cards. The
prizes were won by Miss Anna Marie
Nellie; and Mr. Luther Burns. The floors
were canvassed and the evening ended
with an informal dance. The favors in
the afternoon were small cards contain
ing copies of Gibson heads done in pen
and ink.
At Mrs. Sweet's. -
'Mrs. T. B. Sweet and her daughter,
3,1iss Mary Sweet, assisted by a number
of their friends, received very informal
ly during the afternoon and it is need
less to say feat all of their callers had
a good time as the small parties are al
ways enjoyable. The handsome rooms
hardly need any decoration but there
were quantities of them nevertheless.
Christmas greens and flowers predom
inating. The favors were pretty little
copies of Gibson drawings clone by Miss
Mary 4iweet.
At the Bishop's House,
Bishop and Mrs. Millspaugh always
keep open house On New Year's day and
this is always looked forward to with a,
deal of pleasure by their friends. Their
hours were from two until ten and at
seven o'clock the assisting ladies and a
number of other guests were entertained
at tea. Miss Ethel Morton, Miss Helen
McClintock and Miss Nellie Millspaugh
served lemonade.
At Mrs. Trump s.
The members of the D. D. Card club
received at the home of Mrs. W. L.
Trump on Van Buren street Holly,
mistletoe, evergreen and cut flowers
formed the decorations in all of the
rooms. Red prevailed in the dining
room; on the table were pretty can
delbra blazing with red candles, also
urns, from which the ladies served
steaming cups of coffee. The favors
were two big letters, D. D. in red and
gold tied with red ribbons. A corre
sponding number of men were invited
to spend the evening and play cards
after which supper was served. High
five was the game played and the prizes,
a plate and a stein, were WO n by Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Eastman.
At Mrs. Wiggin's.
The decorations at Mrs. Margaret
Wiggin's were very dainty and pretty,
the dining room especially. PrOM the
chandelier to the corners of the table
were strands of smilax and in the cen
ter on a mirror plateau was a high cut
glass vase full of drooping pink carna.
tions. A big cut glass punch bowl con
tained egg nog, which the ladies served
to their callers with champagne wafers.
The lights were pink shadedand through
the rooms were candelabra containing
pink candles. A music box played in
the dining room during the afternoon.
Miss Phil Reed was ztt the door to ad
mit the callers. Each lady ha,d her hair
powdered and wore a patch placed at a,
becoming angle. The favors were small
licorice pipes tied with pink ribbons.
For Miss Davis.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Patten gave a de
lightful dinner party New Year's day
complimentary to Miss Myrtle Davis.
Tile table decora,tion were in yellow; a
big vase of yellow roses was in the cen
ter and satin ribbons of a corresponding
hue intersected the table from corner to
corner.
Miss Vera Low and Miss Edna Crane,
two members of the bridal party, were
ill and unable to be present. The guests
were Miss Myrtle Davis, Miss Ivah
Davis, Miss Edna McClintock, Miss
Gertrude Devereux, Mr. DuRelle Gage.
Mr. Dorr Norton,Mr. Lon Davis and Mr,.
and Mrs- Frank Davis.
Wilson.Latham.
One of the events of New Year's day
was the marriage of Miss Mary Pearl
Latham and Mr. John Clauson Wilson,
which took place at the home of Mr
and Mrs. T. S. Mason at 2:30. The ring
ceremony was performed by Dr. Fisk of
the First Congregational church.
M iSS Latham was popular in a large
circle of friends but her marriage was
a very quiet one and was 'witnessed only
by her relatives. She wore her traveling
gown of brown Venetian cloth, tailor
made. The tight fitting jacket opened
over a rose colored silk waist and she
V. Ore a small brown toque to match.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson left on the after
noon train for a visit in St. Louis after
which they will visit Mr. Wilson's rela
tives in Lexington, Ky. After February
15 they will be at home at Hotel Good
lander, Fort Scott, Kansas.
A Watch Party.
A crowd of young people enjoyed a
wa,tch party New Year's eve -at the
home of Miss Tilson, on Tyler etreet
'rhe house was decorated profusely with
evergreen, mistletoe and holly. A mook
wedding was a very pleasant feature
of the evening. and games were indulged
in until a late hour, when refreshments
were served. Those present were: RUby
Boyle, Constance Whitney, Ethel But
terfield, Harriet Ferrel, Lulu Bittal,
Edith Phe!ps, Matti Rogers, Bertha
Lux, Madie Tilson. Lou Tilson, Fred
Phillips. Archibald Mullholland, Geo.
MePhilliany, Fred Stewart, Frank
Forbes, Osear Bosman, E Berry, Walter
Whitson, John Rightmire, Ben LeBaron.
Miss Richter Married.
The marriage of Miss Bertha Richter,
daughter of Lieutenant Governor 8,nd
Mrs. H. E. Richter, and Mr. S .S. Sher
fey, both of Couneil Grove, Kee., took
place New Yea,r's day at the First Con
gregational church at 10:30 in the morn
ing, at Council Grove, Rev. L.. Armsby
officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Sherfy left at
once for a trip to New Orleans, and will
be at home to their friends in Council
Grove after January 15.
Notes and Persona' Mention.
Mrs. Frederick Brown entertained the
members of the Vignette club and a few
other friends very pleasantly Saturday
afternoon in honor of Mrs. A. H. Con
nelly of Kansas City. Mrs- Connelly re
tiirried to her home Sunday.
Ralph Harvey returned to his home in
El Reno, Okla., today after a short visit
with Topeka friends.
Miss Hazel Fassler entertained the
Fortnightly Euchre club very pleasant
ly Monday afternoon in honor of her
guest, Miss Margaret Morehouse. of
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Danville, MISS Grace Weiss NVOS the
g-uest's prize, a pen and ink copy of a
Gibson figure, and the club prize, which
is always a fork, was WW1 by Mis.
Walter Smith.
The members of the Battenburg club
of St. I'darys came to Topeka to attend
the performancen given by Robert
Downing and his company Tuesday.Miss
Alberta Converse, his leading lady is a
friend. of most of the members of the
club. In the party were: Mrs. Clyde
Mitchner, Miss Nell O'Hara, Mrs. H. 11.
McClellan. Miss Hannah Nero and Mrs.
M. G. Aden and others.
Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Kennedy returned
Sunday from a. waek's visit with Mr.
Kennedy's mother in Junction City.
Miss Eva Cox is spending a few days
in Salina with her mother.
The engagement is announced of Mr.
Arthur P. Hewitt and Miss Lott le D.
Cbilson, both of Topeka.
Miss Bertha Imogene Danner of Oska
loosa, Kan., and Mr. Arlington T, Car
hartt, of Wilson, Kan., were married by
Rev. Canon Bywater at his residence. 822
Topeka avenue, last night at 9:30. In the
bridal party were Mr. and Mrs. Sands
and Miss Denner of Oskaloosa. and Mr,
E. Carhartt of Ellsworth, Kan.
Mrs. Wm. Starr and daughter, Mrs.
Herbert Fairchild, have been visiting
friends in Lawrence for a few days.
Miss Lillian Fisk, who is spending the
winter in Topeka with Me and Mrs.
Charles Gleed, attended the Century ball
at Convention hall in Kansas City Mon
day evening.
Dr. D. E. Ester ly has returned from
shortetrip to Minneapolis.
Mrs. McGill of Corning, Kan., is in To
peka visiting her sister, Mrs. George D.
Mrs. J. Leon, Mrs. C. Pragheimer and
Miss Estelle Leon have returned to To
peka from Minneapolis, Minn. and after
Monday 'will be at home to th'eir friends
at the National hotel.
Clarence Poindexter has returned fo
Princeton after spending the vacation in
Topeka with his parents.
Engraved wedding invitations and
cards. Adams Bros., 711 Kansas avenue.
THAT AWFUL MESSAGE.
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How Governor Humphrey Surprised
the Legislature
In 18!)0, when the Farmers' alliance
swept nearly everything off the boards
in Kansas, leaving' the Republicans the
state ticket by a close margin. there was
much caucusing and discussion between
the election and the meeting of the legis
lature, by the "State house crowd." Gov
ernor Humphrey had been re-elected, and
it was the belief of the Republican lead,
ers, among them Ben Simpson. Bill Hig
gins, George Peck, Bernard Kelly, Bill
Martindale and others, that the governor
should give the alliance a message for
their whiskersfor most of them wore
very long' whiskers.
Governor Humphrey's message covered
nearly every topic from Baxter Springs
to Good land, and from White Cloud to
Liberal. It was the longest message ever
submitted by EL governor to a defenseless
legislature. D. O. Me Cray, who was ex
ecutive clerk under Humphrey, was dele
gated to deliver the message to the house
and senate. When he walked up the cen
ter aisle in the house and announced to
the speaker that he was "directed by the
governor to deliver to the house EL mess
age in writing," Captain Joseph G Waters
sat at the reporters' table in front of him
and gave him a sly wink. Then Waters
asked one of the reporters for a sheet of
paper on which he indited these lines:
My dearly beloved, D. O. Mc Cray,
On the governor's message I've this to
say:
Of all things modern the message beats
all,
To read it through, you should start in
the fall.
It discourses of matters no earthly ac
count, And compared with the sermon once spoke
, on the mount,
It contains by precision, just two million
more ems,
And longer than dirt road from Leeds to
the Thames.
And the noble old hayseeds, as each sat
at his desk,
Bold Roman, and Greek. and quaint Ara
besque. They put down their feet and demanded
a stop,
Declared they must get home in time for
a crop,
That if it was read they didn't see how
The corn and potatoes, this spring they
could plow.
And when you started to read gave re
, minder and hint
And adopted a cloture, with their leave
to print.
With thisthe last opportunity lied!
And the message goes down the ages
unread.
DENTIST AN IMBECILE.
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miss Roberts Wants Trustee Appoint
ed Over Her Father's Estate.
Poughkeepsie, N. Y., Jan. 2.Miss
Frances Roberts, the daughter of Dr.
Charles H. Roberts, the millionaire
dentist, has set lEghland, Ulster
county, ag-og by applying to the courts
to have her father adjudged an incom
petent person. In the papers served
upon the doctor Miss Roberts declares
that he is an imbecile
Dr. Roberts is about 70 ye-ars of age,
and is worth at least $2,000,000.
made his fortune first as a dentist in
Poughkeepsie and afterwards by invest
ing in railroad stocks. The application
by his daughter for tbe appointment
of a trustee over his estate is said to
be based upon the ground that the aged
man has become a miser and is no
longer sane the c-onduct of his affairs.
Prepare for the Grand Canon lecture
at the First Christian church, January
3, by reading about it. Iilustrated bouls
let iree at the Santa F'e othees.
NORTH TOPEKA..
Items Intended for this column should be
left with the Kimball Printing company,
Kansa,s avenue.
Clarence WI llitts went to Lawrence
this afternoon.
J. W. Priddy is confined to his home
by an attack of grippe.
Mrs. George Groshong and daughter
Fay, of Kilmer, were in teethe todee'
shopping.
Park B. Kimball returned to Manhate
tan Tuesday to resume his studies at the
K. B. A. C.
Mr. Newell and daughter Hattie have
returned from a visit to relatives in
Burlingame.
Alisa Ida Taggart went to Emporia
tedity to visit her cousin, Miss Maud
Taggart, until Sunday.
Mr. William Ward of Gypsum, Kan.,
is visiting his nephew, A. M. Petro, et
1014 Van Buren street.
Charles Lukens returned this morn
ing from Kansas City, where he went
with a CaX1043-d of cattle.
Miss Katie Hall has gone to Kansas
City, where she will be the guest of
Mies Josephine McIntosh, and oteer
friends.
Mr. Jeff Petro who has recently come
here from Iowa has purchased the
Eldridge farm and will anake tente place
his home.
Mr. and Mrs. Matfett and son have re
turned to their home in Lawrenee after
a short visit to Mr. and Mrs. J. K. With
ers of Quincy street.
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Capron and fam
lly arrived this afternoon from Salina
Mr. Capron will have charge of the
meat department at the Dibble grocery
store.
Miss Edna Heywood, who is a student
at the University of Chicago, is spend
ing the holidays visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heywood, of Toe
peke. avenue.
Arthur S. Kane, of the Family drug
store, returned this morning from Atche
ison, vvhere he spent the holida,ys. Mrs.
Kane and little son will remain in Atch
ison for several days.
Mrs. E. W. Jett and son Harold of
Belvue, Kane and Mr. and Mrs. A. V.
Nutt and son Cameron of GrantviTle
spent Christmas visiting their mother,
Mrs. Jett of Paramore etreet
The members of tbe Christian cburelt
held a reception yesterday afternoon at
the church, and a,bourt fifty members
were present. Roll-can was enswered
by quotations front the Bible. Refresh
ments of coffee and doughnuts were
served,
Mrs. R. N. Hebbard, will deliver a free
lecture at the Baptist church this even
ing on the subject, "Lamps, or Sources
of Eight, Physical, Intellectual and
Spiritual." Mrs. Hebbard has given this
lecture a number of times with great
acceptance before colleges and other
gatherings.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Costley entertain
ed at a watch party Monday evening at
their home, 1113 Vstn Buren street The'
time was spent in. playing auction high
five and just at the ciese of the old year
refreshments were eerved. Mr. and Mrs.
Costley's guests were; Mr. 8,nd Mrs. Ei.
P. Baker, Dr. and Mrs. L. A. Ryder, Air.
and Airs. V. B. Kistler, Mt and Mrs. D.
J. Hathaway, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Petro,
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Putnam and Mrs.
W. D. Lacey.
The masked ball given New Year eve
by the Victor council K. et Le of S. at
Rarrett's hall was a complete auccess
and many striking costumes were worn.
Messrs. Harry Smith anti Brice Hess
who came disguised as roosters were
voted the stare of the evening. Mee.
Maud Bauer who came as a, Gypsy for
tune teller had so completely hidden ber
identity that she was not recognized by
her best friends. The grand march was
led by Alessra Smith and Hess.
Misses 011ie and May Mc Noun enter
tained a few friends last evening- t
their country home. The time was
spent with music and games, and at a
late hour refreshments were serve
Their guests were: Mrs. Smith, Mrs..
"Lillie Sly, Air. and Mrs. Jona P,a,uer,
Alisses Maggie Wilcox, Adele Bistus,
Amy Parsons, Mr. Harry Smith, Mr.
Charles Sand myer, and M r. Homer
(Meld. Miss 'Wilcox will be the guest
for the remainder of the week of the
Misses AlcNoun.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Garland enter
tained at a New Year's dinner yesterday
for their little granddaughter, Lucile
Walkley of KansasCity and their g-uests
were the several grandpaeenta of that
little lady. At one table sat Mt and
Airs. J. P. Garland of Emporia and Ale.
and Mrs. J. G. Lord of the South side,
her great grandparents, and Mr. and
Mrs. S. S. Walkley and Mr. and Airs.
Fran,k Garland, her grandparents. Few
chiluren are so favored as te have eight
living grandparents.
Tohn Eouthan ofMitchell county spent
Christmas with, relatives on the North
side. He was here to have tine state
seal put on affidavits to send to Eng
land which proven the heirship of his
family to ninety mi'llon ddliars which
lies in the Bank of England awaiting the
claimants. There are two. hundred
heirs and family records forty feet long
have been founte and sent in. The proote
and records are now about complete and
will be taken to England within a few
weeks. Mr. Eouthan is a brother-in-law
of Mrs. Jett of Paramore street.
George Baird, who works at the Wolff
packinghouse, burned Isis ,1-111 very se
verely Monda,y. Mr. Bairtre arm was
sore. and he had it wrapped up in a.
cloth saturated in turpentaie, and while
monommornomm,11
it was in this condition be bsd a g;,c,,o.,
line torch and went to cxamine to,n;-,1
of the machinery. Sorne of the w.,4,ti!t-il
spilled on his arm and immi-;iotei,,-
tos)k tire, as did also the turpento,t
cloth. and before it could be eNtoi
guished his arm from the wrist to t,-1
elbow was so badly burned that the sicilt,
peeled off.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Palmer enter
tattled at art oyster supper last ce,n.,
ing at their home on Central avento.1
north of Soldier creek. Their guet,ol
were limited to their children ac,14
grandchildren and were: Mr. and
Oscar Reeler. Mr. and Mrs. E. Palm, s
and three children, Mr. and Mds.
Palmer and three children, Mr. aro! M,s..
Wilbur Palmer and tv,to children, Mr
and Mrs. Herbert Palmer and Walt,t,
Kemp. Islisses Myrtle itriel riertrodd
Palmer assisted their paronts filters
tabling their guests.
The following officers were th,-1,-.,
yesterday at the Central Avenue Chris
tian church: Elders, 'P. J. Parrish an'
W. J. Stovall; deacons. Mr. Thornss,
Walter Morris, Wa ligr If. Ja4 ks.on, auct
Mr. Ayers; deaconess, s, Mrs. W. J. Sto
vall, Mrs. Walter Jackson. Alia Os, ar
Cash and Miss Sarah Gasb; tecasole-.
Mr. Alpha Robinson; clerk. Mrs. Adt.
Moser; trustee, Mr. Oscar lieler; or
ganist, Mrs Oscar Beeler; assistant or
ganist, Mrs. Fanny Blanchard; chor
ister, Mr. Ayers. The officers clect,
for the Y. P. C. E. societY voin?: Prosi
dent, Miss Myrtle Palmer; vice pri-sident,
Mr. NOIrriS; secretary. Mrs. Ali,tot
Robinson; treasurer. Mrs. W. J Stoswii;
organist, Miss Carrie liannum.
BIO A. O. U. W. MEETING.
Joint Installation of Encore at Audit-0'4nm.
The joint installation of the. Anc-i,,nt
Order of United Workmen and the 1
gree of Honor will be held at the 1,. ,v
Auditorium Friday evenii.g, January 4.
The installing oil-leers are:
A. O. t7.
Past Grand Master WorkmanT. A.
Beck.
Grand Master WorkmanJ. Crider..
Grand ForemanN. B. Chau,-Oe.
Grand OverseerM. W. Frieth-ntritg.
Grand RecorderE. M. Ford.
Grand Rec.-, 4verM. B. Light.
Grand Guide-7.,. M. Penwell.
D. OP H.
Past Grand Chief of HonorMrs. 1Z8 (3
Snyder.
Grand Chief of HonorMrs. Gra s.e Gu
lick. Grand Lady of HonorMiss Ellt,n.
Holliday.
Grand Chief of CeremoniesMrs. KatA
Saunders.
Grand RecorderMrs. Georgia Note
stifle. Grand ReceiverMrs. P. G. Foster.
Grand WatchMiss itollie Ti
Following is the programme:
Morgan's Orchestra.
1Address by the Charrnan.
Orehest ra.
2MonologUe, Prof. Parsons of Wash.
burn college.
2Installation of officers of D. of
by G. C. of
Orchestra.
4Pantomime by H. Eismer.
5Song, Due !ley Quartette.
6Installation of Mears of A. O. r.
W., by G. M. W.
Orchestra.
7Address, C. E. Foote.
8Gladiator's drill.
9Addreas by G. C. of H., Grace GI,
Orchestra.
IDAddress, E. M. Forth?, Grand "Re4
corder.
11,A Few Minutes with Ab. Torreope.
12Address. John Crider, GI anJ
Master Workman.
GOES TO ER LONER.
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Miss Isabelle Morrow, of Columbus,
O., Hastens to Manila to Wed.
Columbus, O., Jan. romance be-,
gun in Atlanta, Ca., during the Cuban
wa,r will 'lave its ending in Manila tmos
the arrival tbeer o !Miss Isabelle Mor
row of this ety, who sailed from San
Francisco on New Teat's day. On art iv,
ing she Will wed Lieutenant John Item -
face of tile Fourth cavalry. Miss Morrow
was visiting in Atiarta during tne wa;
with Spain and joincd a- local relief
ciety
Ship trietLieutenantBonitae... a wound
ed scddier, through -her lied Cross IA ,,t k
It was a case of Iowa at first sight. 'They
became engaged and Miss Morrev.
now en route to the Philippines in e
et,rdanee with ber promise to juju
soldier lover.
Masi nary Mee at Sea
Phihadelphia Jan. family or
Rev. W. W. Weiskatten, pastor of St.
jauges Liutheran church here. bits reoei
ea a dispatch announcing the death t
the ciergyman at sea on Decentior
The body was buried In the ooean.
Weiskatten sailed for Indict Sitotom
ber d, with his eldest dau4Jiier, Erridie
at the reqUPSt of the Vreigit
Triiii5i0113 of theiGerrnan Lutheran churOt.
ILLUSTRATED LECTURE
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on. the Grand Canon of Arizona.
The Eadiete lvluAg club selturefl
Brigham, the relehrate41
for the everilhe of Ja ',Miry 3 lAth, tt
he will deliver his ilitodrated lecture obi
the "Grand Canon." lt be given a-4
cue First Christina church.

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