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The Topeka state journal. [volume] (Topeka, Kansas) 1892-1980, January 03, 1901, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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Lord itol,ert9 Landq at South
ampton in a Fog.
Field Marshal Greeted by a
Great Crowd of Admirers.
fifteen Thousand Troops lieep
the People in Order.
Prince of Wales and Family
Meet Hint at the Depot.
Southamptoni Jan. 3.A dense fog
this morning disarranged the pro
gramme here tt-ir the reception of Field
'Marshal Lord Roberts, and it was an
hour aCter the appointed time when he
arrived The :inthusiasm of the large
concourse of peOple, however, was in no
way damnenej by the thick pall of
mist, and amid' sceneS of great jubila
'OM commingled with cheering and the
singing of patriotic airs in accompani
ment of the halals of music Lord Rob
crts landed and drove through the pro
fusely decorated streets to the Hartley
in.tit me, where' the mayor, surrounded
by the members of the corporation in
full robes of odice, presented him with
the freedom of the city in a gold casket.
The institute was crowded to its ca
pacity, and there was a remarkable
demonstration as the tield marshal, in
the uniform of -his rank. stepped on a
raised. platform. The proceedings were
most brief. Lord Roberts, in a feat
words of thanks, referred to the war in
terms similar to those which he used
yesterday. On returning to the railroad
station be was greeted with continuous
plaudits from the assembled throngs.
At 11:30 a. m. the held marshal's train
started for London.
London, Jan. 3.Crowds of people
flocked to pointS of vantage along the
route to be followed by Lord Roberts
from Paddington station to Bucking
ham Palace, during the early hours of
the morning. but the numbers in no way
compared with those that gathered at
the demonstration in honor of the re
turn of the city volunteers from South
A f rica.
Fears of the riotous behavior and dis
asters on that oecasion deterred many
persons from joining in the public wel
come. Warned by the occurrences at
the time of the volunteers return, the
authorities today furnished barriers to
prevent crushing. and 15,00u regular
troops. in addition to thousands of peo
ple. lined the route. blocked the side
streets, and were concentrated In the
wide spaces to guard against dangerOUS
Lord Roberts reached Paddington sia
tinn only tm-enty minutes behind the
s,hedule tithe. As he descended from his
.,aloon carriage to the platform of the
elab,;rately decorated railroad station he
was greeted by the Prince of Wales. the
Princess et Wales. the Duke and Duchess
of York. theiuke of Connaught and the
Doke tit Cambridge. The members of the
royal family shook hand, heartily with
the field marshal. while the bands played
t he na I iona 1 anthem. The Princess of
Wales engaged Lord 'Roberts in a con
versation of some length.
The scene was altogether brilliant.
F,verywhere W ere masses of bunting
I rOili Uright costume,. cabinet
nlini-iterS and staff officers. The Prince
et Wales .901 t the railroad station.
preceuing lord Roberts to Buckingham
paiace. The returning field marshal W a S.
tnen presented with an address from the
municipality of Paddington.
After Lord Roberts had replied the :
proeessic,ri was formed. the headquar
ters staff in six carriages fellowing, im
mediately behind the field marshal who
occupied a state carriag,,, escorted by
Indian cavalry. The secretary of state
for war, Wm. St John -17roderick. and
the secretary cif state for foreign af
fairs. the Idarquis cif Lansdowne. were
reated in another carriage. A detach--
Mt-Ili Of cavalry brought up the rear.
The party proceded to 'Buckingham
ralace by may or Hyde Park and Pic
cadilly. Deafening- cheers greeted the
field marshal and neW commander-inchief
of the forces along ail parts of the
faun, Clubland was ablaze with celor
and the greatest enthusiasm prevailed.
The ladies admitted to the club houses
thronged the windows and balconies.
The hotels and other buildings were all
lavishly liedenked. and cricwded from
top ta bottom with cheering- ii;pectators.
The roar of Al elcome rolled on in
creasingly until the veteran commander
entered tlte gates of the palace.
A few distinguished people were wait
ing wearily Within t he sombre, palace
cinadianglet. in which the gas lamps
vainly tried to disperse the foggy gloom.
The font guards on duty wearing their
overcoats. were drawn tip within, while
-without some 50,00 PersonS We pack
ed together in an effort to get a view of
the hero of the hour.
The royal party arrived half an hour
hefore Lind Roberts who was driven in
to the quadrangle ainid a salvo it
c-heering front the crowds and a diemi
tied waving of harnikerchiets on the
part of the bare-headed nobility.
Within the Prince of Wales ag,ain
warmly greeted the field marshal.
Everybody by that time. p.
was very hungry but Lord Roberts
would not go to luncheon until he had
inspected the guards. Accompanied by
4,ne or two officers he walked between
the liaes of men towering over the tiny
commander in chief. making him ap
pear smaller than everalmost over
weighted by the immense plumes of his
field marshal's hat.
When tin- inspection was over Lord
3nibertsi the members of the royal fam
liy and the genei.-als went into the pal
ace and had a private luncheon, where
upon the criino. ds dispersed.
London. Jan. 3.Lord Roberts today
received a right royal welcome on hi.
return to ',anion atter a years absence
to South Africa.. The crowds were not
unse. nor so demonstrative as during,-
the reeent war celebratians but pea,
pie paid front three to ten guineas for
s-tats on Pi-cadilly and St. dames street
Ialoonies. Stately mansiens like those
Lead Rothschild and Duke of Dev
crshire wi-re (1'0 'oN i t.11 notatile per
sonages. but there prevailed on all sides
a reeling that the progress of the cam
ai 411 did not Ncarrant triumphant ova
tions. though this is no respect detracit
rd fr f,rri the aftentioia sith which the lit
tle field marshal was greeted. It was as
a ma ratel,r than as a pieneral that the
crowd weit-omed -Bobs."
-Ain't hit browni" people in th.
Put, brown or white, bie or
renentain acnorded Lord Enberts
Airs. Abner McKinley. Hamilton were the night of oat
t , eif taeeifier in an enort to etet a view of ea. aeet peesaaei taatueut we cinitatt Ina ii-fhepe..18'eat.--- noi-g"i";i'..-aa ----- ""e "-- is able to its quarrel. with lite Panama ted Topeka. in 1S80 when the general
, the hero of the hour. information:
Sweet of Coffey. Hefley of Osborne, railroad. It is admitted bt both sales
conference was held here. Sloe and Mrs. Wm. Barbour. trouble?"
"First, the. total number of male citi- that all proepecte for a es'ettlement of Mrs. H. S. Beale. , "No."
The royal party arrived half an hour Short of Cloud. Henley of Douglas. Jot
the fight have. vanished. Since being made a bishop, Mr. Ninde
Miss Jane Cox. Airs. Jennie. Coutono, a ba tett,' li..
le.fore land Roberts wha was driven in- zens of the United States over 21 years tiffe of mariote Dougherty of Harvey,
, i,,,S to the quadrangle eetel a salvo ,,t. of age in each of the several states Of Snyder of Chase, Grosser of To aid it in its fight for Central Amer. has made two trips abroad. One was tte
,,,,,t),li-i'ikil.a."f,!,-)on I lean and Mexican business. the Panama Corea, and the last time, about twq ...- eard party which tho j lama tato, ,.. ift
, the unicn.
War,d,()17,-"24,1-18-c'e CaVe ,,(1,,,'-'',:a" aeaa- rallrnad has enlieted the services of the SEVEN FEL'T OF SNOW they attended the night ai the tomb-.
i NI cheering tram the crowds and a aigni
"Second the total number of male I'atrte, ot a..t'autauclua .."-"a4r ch '.--'''''' " Paelhe SteaM and the Chilean Navigation
lied waving of handkerchiefs on the .. , - . . 0' Nei) ale of Woodson, Emmons ef 'Rilev, years before his departure from Topeka,
he made the trip around the world, ac- ' - testilital that Peter and Wiliam li , to
I 1 part of the Lare-headal nobility. citizens of the I rated States titer -1. - ' '
years of age who bv reaaon of etate Alcleeever of Shawnee. Betts of Shawnee. companies. They have a joint service be
companied by his only daughter, Misa
tween Valpaz also and tacos. the latter WOrat StOrM
in Tett Years Visits Mon entered her hallo,. a loft . to, a
Within the Prince of Wales ag,ain - , . a - . . a . Chaney of Shawnee ana atoreholise of
1 constitutional limitations or state legas- Morris. who arrived this morning, mailing utirAl pag t4-fleie,m,otsrte nnoowrthteornex reon topitar tialiet
MAartYihe conference at Cleveland In 1896 Southern Oregon
; ( iwarmly greeted the fleet marshal.
'attain are denied the right of suffrage. a total of 38. oh-plepiteekr alaffal,c,!lildtonnat 1.11.,-,a, t-1,:zini,t,ig.1 -....,iy ,;!.,,,,,,f....
ant, went upan the F;and ilinnt:dH1,,1
Everybody by that Dime 2eitt p. m., services to this port. each company send- Bishop Ninde was put in charge of the Ashland, Ore., Jan. 3.-The worst snow
.' I was very hungry but Lord Itaberts whether such dealal exists On account-of The members who were here last nigbt
. - illiteracy. on account of pauperism. on anel were claimed by the Laker people
tvotad not go to luneheon Until he had ing a, vessel here alternately every two
weeks. The first vessel is on the way E:peworth League of: the United States storm since the vianteroft8S9-90throughea
held that position for four years, be- out southern Oregon and northern Cal- after dinner.
"Are you acquainted with alr. Plate,
... aceourt of polve-aory or On account of
lesheeted the guards. Accompanied by ' : , 7 ' '' . i e were:
Willetts of 'Wilson. Remington of Ali- from Valparaiso. In consideration of
was asked.
I ing relieved of that dutv bv the last e le has rag-ed during the last 24
property qualtacations or tor any Ot le- calling at 'Mexican ports the Alexican - , - laorr a,
"No, sin"
Jr ,,,,... or two officers he walked between nrni. Allen of Doniphan. Vincent ef Reno. ,
i ttie liaes of then towering over the tiny re!! ileoEzo .. Fontee,Ji?ment has agreed o; give the two conference which was held in Chicago houra Telegraph and telephone com
"Do you know anything- sleeit Co ot
Hayden of Nemaha. Finley of Franklin. Jointly a subsidy of $25.0rt0 a year. last summer. t
caturnand.r in chief. making hira ati- Neil, further, That the apeaker langara of Franklin. Wulfekulðer of , " munication have been paralyzed. The
. They also receive subaldies from several T. B. Sweet said: "I have known Southern Pacific ha r g
i 1 of the house- of representtaives be au- Leavenworth. Markhert of Leavenworth, s ex ierienced reat
onnection with this Demi'', ."
pear einaller thaa ever almost o - Central American states. Bishop Ninde for nearly 30 years and ir: difficulty in keeping its track clear be- ç
N'i1- thorized and be directed to appoint a Hand of Leavenworth. Sorbach of Jack,
Pacific Mail oftieials say that the mall shootings that Save 1)E,Cri 'hat t tateet et
"I do not."
't t a' weighted by the immense plumes of his select committee of live membea steatners will continue to run from Pan- all that time I never saw him impatient; tween Ashland and Dunsmuir.
neld marshal's hat. at who son. Griffin of Jefferson. Ecliteards of Dort
but once. It was at a meeting or the
shall investatate the question of alleged Milan, Bonne!! of Brown; tatal, la The EnOW plows have beeln working
I When the inspeetion was over Lord The Burton people say that the four ama. making all the old ports of eall and . .
abrideernent' of the electivetaranehises several new' ports in addition. They say eteneral conference in Philadelphia. He continuously cm the Siskiyou where the
3 :.,,,t;;--rts, tile members of the royal fam- Raker men from Leavenworth were tele- the Pacific Mail is bound to lose consider- Zad just gottem out of bed from a siek- snow is seven feet deep on the level and
, for arty of the causes mention-ed. in -.11
a graphed for yesterday morning- when it
. 1.y and the ernerals whnt inta the pal- .
able business from Central America and ness, and I felt that he was unable ta 14 feet in the cuts and drifts, and the Will Furnish Money For a Culoraao
i da,e and had 0. private iuncheon, where- the states of the union in which con- became evident that a majority of tbe Mexico. .97 per cent of which consists of stand the strain the conferenco work rotary plow is nOW working, north from
Feat:tame' or legislative restrictions on members here were for Burton-.
Tailor to Develop Claims.
coffee shipments to the Atlantic seaboard would necessitate and I remonstrated Hunsmula Ail passenger trains have
1 .... upon the croads dispersed. the right of suffrage are claimed to ex- ei
.. and Europe. but they hope to hold a fair ,
FIFTY DOLLARS FOR SEATS. ist. Said committee shall be authorized With all the talk about Burton ana share of the traffic by quoting rates via with him. Be persisted in working been able to get through. five and six
1 a
hours behind schedule time. but all tinia'"A(11.venlitt'''nc.C.t2;41.(3a. 1j1;:fint's111.1-tlill,'"-h:.!T (1;.-''11-
London. Jan. 3.-Lord Roberts today to send for persons and papers. to ad- Baker, who have practically manopo- this port in connection. with the Southern however."
Pacific. P. I. Bonebrake, When tOld of the freight trains a,re annulled. The storm villas 'are about to become mean.: 3 ... -
. receivea a rieht royal welcome on hie minister oaths to witnesses and tea have lized the senatorial situation. not only
, raturn tit L. mem atter a years absence hearings at such plaees as in the Judg- bishop's death by a. State Journal re- center appears to have been on the tiers. mancus has been titeaty t - a
for months, but for years, there is a.
i .1. la South Africa. The crawds were not ment of the taimmittee the desired in- No More Use For Them- ., porter expressed regret at the fact. south side of the Siskiyou extentling as Leaaville. lettit eurrtner he la .i..- . -,,
..' at dense. teir so demonstrative as oar, formation can be best had. The com- marked lack of enthusiasm upozt the
Seattle, Wm, Jan. 2.-A cablegram an- Biattop Ninde and Mr. Bonebrake were far as the eanyon of the Sacramento. Two Bit Gulch sevarat ci,,,,s , ,,. I , ,
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ing tine reeent war celebratitins but pea,- mittee is alai) authoriztet to employ a part of the Republican public and many flouncing the (4..0a-inure of three tenite4 neighbors during the time Mr. Ninde with much drifting of the SHOW On the believes ate valuable, bet ao le
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ale paid frant three to ten guineas for stenographer and such other clerieal as- of the members of the legislature. tates army transports. from Nagasaki, lived in Topeka and were great friends. south side of the mountains, while on money to enabis tern to a, tee-a. T
i k,,ats etn Pe eadilly and St. James 'street sistanee as it may deem neeesaary. The There is a widespread feeling not only Japan, for Seattle, has been receited lor
altajor Ruhlin. in charge of the local James A. Troutman was also told of
the death by a. reporter. He said: the Oregon side it is wet and does not e
drift. The following is the snow fall at oo he wrote to Miss, Genet tee - .- .
to furniahlhe money far a eat.' I. '-
laloontes. Stately mansions like thase expenses of the investigation ta be paid -
of indifference to both Mr. Baker and quartermaster's department. The trans. .. the principal points in the track of the
Bishop Ninde was an excellent Irian. in the property. alai,. 1.., ta te ,e .
t Lod Ratitschild and Duke of Dee out of the contingent funds of the house ports are the Athenian. which said from
i ;. ' er shire w. re (1'0,,Vil,,t1 M ith notaale per- of representatives." Mr. Burton, but of positive force that a He was one of the best orators the state storm:
wet k. She riii.01. ark ,!!!1. r , ir!! r !
Naeesaki December 27: the Port Stephens,
Ashland, 12 Inches; Jaelcsonville, 13 atadly fteeeptoli Ail that fe...ete. i , . ,
r annages. but there prevailed on all sides new man should be sera to the United which sailed December 29, and the Arab, has ever known."
a feteing- that the progreas o-f the calm ' Harrison Not In It. States senate. which left January 1. It is probable Bishop Sialinde received his education Invites; Yerka, 412 feet; .is. oa, . feet, dene is sierting the aeteera t.t
that the three transports will be disman- in one of the early Methodist colleges at -----
) al,-,11 iii,l mit a arrant triumphant ova- There is considerable quiet talk g-oing Dunstnuir, 5 feet; Siskiyou, 7 feet.
Inclications at present are that the .
' ,i. , New York, Jan. 2.--In answer to a tele tied on their arrival in this. aort and epi daletown, Conn. New Hansa Postn-,,:s1,:-,-,
tho-s. thaugh this is no respect cietraet- ettraphie queoy as to the repo t that On to the effect that an interests might turned osier to their owners byt the gov- - backbone of the storm is broken. In
Washington, it, (a, Jen o ...- . t
, sel f!,-,.2n the arra:ado:1 a ith which the lit- Gen. Harrison hart been retained in the happily unite u on Charles a'-. Gleed. eminent.
northern pointa of the Rogue river vat
, t la neat marshal was greeted. It was as Secretary Hay Recovers
- insular teat eases befare the su,preme lotting (thane s .r feint l. ...e. e .
ley it is grov,ing warmer and raining.
t a matt, ratnar than as a tienetal that the court ti. t 't1'. '1 . 1 le a - He wo-uld make Pan ideal st-ena-to'r.
roastets were Taa!,! 1'41it -.' !!!, ! -
. tt. . !Al all apt ess toaa y re- , Weather Indications- Washington, Jan. Z.-Secretary Hay t
crowd welt-wiled -Bobs." Reared in Kansas, he has thorough
Chteapea cra a tat a ea.... t , . I r , .
coiaed the fahowing, ilisttateh from the Chieago, Jan. 3-Forecast for Kansas: has so far recovered from hist recent in- I Discount Rata Raised- , .
--"rt't " 1"..'"vr..- said le.eade in the termer president; r-iniiiiiitapalie, Jen. a knowledge ef the needs and resources
01..g a ON ,!: All ,! , ,
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cr W,-. ..-al., ..IrtiWn Or Whitr-,, bjg- or he. Fair t ' ht ' -1 Friday; tvarmer Fri- disposition as to be able to spend a few I Lander,. ann. ahem, ae ,,,f F.,-...,ea ral. -es vie,. l' ' 1.. - '' '
I have no entalovneent az 2ny of the of the state. Probably no man has a dav and m west peetiou tonig:at; eatithe, hattra toilay at his deek in the state ea- i rot, ,t atoseept a s ref.:ea 7,,,, 4 4, ,: i ',Ii-,7;1,, r. l- - , . io .. .
i tea Lae , - e ......., .... - La, . R.se. ta iiisteat test caette. -..hot. tenon Harr:sate" wider acquaintance with the peciple af erly winele, partial:nit.
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proved that there is ro more beloved
ligure in public life in England than the
pr-st nt commander 11 chief.
He was etterywhere greeted with real
affection. His modeFt bearing and tire
care with which" he saluted on all
sides today along route further en
di ared him to the people.
Lord ,Ritherts was in full uniform, but
behind his carriage his staff followed in
khaki. The six Indian orderlies in
ma gni tieen t. semi- ba rbarto uniforms
were, the only picturesqur features of
the little procession. The fact that hitt
personal escort considered of the Tenth
Hussars. which regiment. Lord Hosslyn
and others have accusi. of cowardice at
Sarnas post, was taken to indicate Lord
Roberts' express desire to exculpate the
Hussars from any blame.
Olmstead Stirs Up the Demo
crats With a Resolution.
Subsidy Bill Displaced by Army
Measure in Senate.
'Washington, Jan. 3.When the house
reassembled today after the, holiday recess-
not more than 75 members were
present. It had been arranged before
the house met that the consideration of
the reapportionment bill was ta be en
tered upon today.
Immediately after the reading of the
journal, Mr. Olmstead (Pa.) sprung a,
surprise by offering as a matter of priv
ilege a resolution reciting' the alleged
abridgement of the rig,ht to vote in
Louisiana. Mississippi, South Carolina.
and North Carolina, ,and instructing'
the committee on census to inquire into
the subject and report the facts to the
The reading of the resolution caused
a. flurry on the Democratic side. Eefore
it had proceeded far, Mr Richardson
(Tenn.), the minority leader, jumped to
his feet and interrupted the reading to
ask' whether the resolution required
unanimous consent.
dt does not," replied the speaker. "It
is offered as a, matter of privilege::
-I make the, point that the resolution
does not constitute a matter of privi
lege," said Mr. Richardson.
-The reading has not proceeded far
enough to determine that point," said
the speaker.
Mr. Richardson took his seat, but be
fore the clerk could proceed, Mr. Un
derwood (Ala.) was on his feet.
make the point that there is no quorum
present." said
The speaker glanced about the house.
Evidently there was no quorum pres
ent. -The chair will count." he said.
The house was counted. and when the
speaker announced 141 presentnot a.
CILIOrtlitlAilr. Underwood immediately
moved an adjournment. The ayes and
noes were demanded and obtained upon
this motion. During the roll-call there
were hurried consultations on both sides
of the house.
The motion to adjourn WEIS 10St, 63
tO 1(57 present, but not voting. 14; riot
present, 2 The speaker included. him
self in order to make up the quorum.
Speaker Henderson held the Olmstead
resolution privileged. The minority
raised the question of consideradion
against it, which forced another roll
call. The vote to consider the Olmstead
resolution was S1 ayes, S:2 noes, and 5
Present but not voting'. No quorum, anti
roll call was ordered.
At 2 o'clock the-h'ouse adjourned.
The Olmstead resolution remained un
acted upon owing to the lack of a quo
Washington, Jan. fl.At the first SeS
sion of the senate in the Twentieth Cen
tury business was resumed 'without the
appearance of a break in the continuity
of the proceedings. The work was taken
up just where it was left off when con
gress took a recess for the holidays.
Notwithstanding the fact that the hoi
Mays had scarcely ended,the attendance
at the opening' session was notably
large. President Pro Tempore Frye
called the senate to order. The time
just before the session convened and
just after, was occupied by rnany sena
tors in the exchange of greetings. That
was the only evidence that there had
be(.,n a recess.
The senate proceeded to the considera
tion of the army reorganization bill,
Consideration 15 tO be limited to the
morning hour (the time before 2
Washington, Jan. 3.At 2 o'clock the
shipping subsid3r bill was dispiaced by
the army reorganization bill as the till
finished business of the senate.
Washington. Jan. 3.Representative
Shattuc Wino) today introduced the
following resolution:
"Whereas. In order that the appor
tionment of membership of the house of
representatives may be determined in
a constitutional manner; therefore. be it
"Itesolved by the house of representa
tives, That the director of the census be
directed to furnish this house at the
earliest possible moment the following
in forma tion:
"First, the total number of male citi
zens of the United States over 21 years
of age in each of the several states of
the union.
"Second. the total number of male
citizens of the 17nited States over 21
years of age. who by reason of state
constitutional limitations or state legis
lation are denied the right of suffrage.
whether such denial exists on account of
illiteracy. on account of pauperism. on
account of polygamy or Oil account of
property qualifications or for any the!'
"Resolved, further, That the speaker
of the house of representtaives be au
thorized and be directed to appoint a
select committee of five members who
shall investigate the question of alleged
abridgement of the electivefranehises
for any of the causes mentioned. in all
the states of the union in which con
stitutional or legislative restrictions on
the right of suffrage are claimed to ex
ist. Said committee shall be authorized
to send for persons and papers. to ad
minister oaths to witnesses and to have
hearings at such places as in the judg
ment of the committee the desired in
formation can be best had. The com
mittee is also authorized to employ a
stenographer and such other clerical as
sistance as it max- deem necessary. The
expenses of the investigation to be paid
out of the contingent funds of the house
of representatives."
Harrison Not In IL
New York, Jan. answer to a tel
egraphic. quei'y as to the repott that
Gen. HArrison hact been retained in the
insular If-t,lt cases before the supreme
court, the and Ir2xpress today re
ceived the f,eiowirair, (nspateh from the
fernier president: 'Indianapolls, Jan. 2.
--I have no enit,loyment in any of the
insular test cases. .L!ez flarrisen"
Burton Enthu.4asm Scheme a
Flat Failure.
Hurrah Meeting Contained Only
Seventeen Members.
Evident That Neither Has
Enough to Win.
Politicians Are Looking For a
New Man.
Old Talk of Justice Johnson Is
A quiet Movement Toward
Charles S. Glee&
The Interest in the senatorial fight
seemed to have cooled off today for a
number of the representatives who were
swarming. in the Copeland lobby yester
day have taken their grips and gone
home. Last night , there were thirty
four members in the city and this morn
ing there is not more than twenty-five.
The new arrival is George P.More
house, of Council Grove, who is an in
structed Burton man.
It is very evident today that the Bur
ton managers were "trying to make an
early show of strength yesterday a,1-
though they denied it. If they were not
using every endeavor tn have their sup
porters here the old politicians are sad
ly fooled. The explanation that the Bur
ton men gave yesterday for the sudden
rush of Burton followers was that such
a. great majority of the members were
for Burton that thirty members could
not come ,to the city without checking'
up at least twenty for Burton.
They had a meeting in Burton's head
quarters last night and tried to stir up
a little enthusiasm among the boys,"
but they refused to enthuse. The show
ing they had made after their effort to
get a big crowd here took away the
enthusiasm, for it turned out that of the
thirty-two members who were pledged
to support one cr the other of the sen
atorial candidates, fifteen were for
Baker. The meeting lasted for about
an hour and the only result WilS that a.
cloud of uncertainty- arose over the
members who were before sure that
they were on the winning side.
It is more evident than ever today
that the fig,ht is open to any one and
that neither Burton nor Baker has more
than a righting chance. The tendency
of the members to listen to "dark horse"
talk is, more pronounced than ever and
the managers of both senatorial aspir
ants are worried a,bout it, although they
profess ,to,be certain of the success or
t,her candidate.
It is told on the quiet and vouched for
by men- who are not given to telling
fables tha,t the Burton managers are
attempting' to get members who have
not been instructed, but are favorable to
him to sign papers to the effect that
they will support Burton. It is rumored
that one of the members did sign a Bur
ton paper last night.
A member who is uninstructed said
this morning- that he had been taken up
on the top of the mountain by the Bur
ton managers and had been shown the
broad expanse of the county he repre
sented and had been told that it was all
his if he would only come into their
camp. He refused to express his "prefer
ence. however, and said he expected to
have another county added to it before
night by the men who are offering any
thing in the patronage line although
they claim to have more than enough
votes to secure the place in the senate.
The talk of Judge ...Johnston of the su
pretne court as a dark horse possibility
is looming Up again today and is causing.
a great deal of uneasiness on both sides.
The boomers of Baker and Burton have
a nem pted to kill the dark horse talk.
but it will not down and today is more 1
evident than ever. Johnston is not posing
as a candidate, but he has not rim in the
house and barred the door, and it Is pos.,
sible for good neighbors to enter and talk
to him on the subject.
It is said that Cy Leland. who has a.
reputation for lighting easily, is quietly
lending aid to the Johnston movement.
-whieli is in ellarge of Attorney General
Godard. in anticipation that things may
go that way. Leland Will stay by Baker
ftS long as he has a chance to win. hut
some of the old politicians say that Le
land has seen the writing on the wall and
think he has interpreted it correctly. If
Baker is unable to land the prize, It is
believed by the politicians generally that
the :Baker anti Leland factions will get
together on Jonhston.
The Burton men say that if a combina
tion of that kind was attempted M. A
Low would take a hand and spoil the
plan. They do not state just when I,ow
was appointed guardian angel of the Bur
ton interests.
The Burton members claim
from the following members who mi.&re
here last night:
Sweet of Coffey. Hefley of Osborne,
Short of Cloud. Henley of Douglas. Jol
niTe marion. Dougherty of Harvey,
Snyder of Chase, Grosser of Dickinson, ,
"Ward of -Wallace, Cave of Haskell. Fitz
patrick of Chautauqua. Millar of Barber,
Nichols of Woodson, EilITTIOTIS IllieN,
:McKeever of Shavvnee. Betts of Shawnee.
Chaney of Shawnee and Morehouse uf
Morris. who arrived this morning, making
a. total of 38.
The members who were here last night
and were claimed by the Baker :people
-Willetts of Wilson. Remington of .Mi
fIrrii. Allen of DonPthan. 'Vincent ef Reno,
Hayden of Nemaha. Finley of Franklin.
hingard of Franklin. -Wulfekultier of
Leavenworth. Markhert of Leavenworth,
Hund of Leavenworth. Sarbach of Jack,
son. Griffin of Jefferson. Edwards of Dort
iphan, Bonne!! of Brown: total. 15.
The Burton people say that the four
Baker men from Leavenworth were tele
graphed for yesterday morning when it
became evident that a majority of the
members here were for Burton-.
-With all the talk about Burton and
Baker, who have practically monopo
lized the senatorial situation. not only
for months, but for years, there is a.
marked lack of enthusiasm upon, the
part of the Republican public and many
of the members of the legislature.
There is a widespread feeling not only
of indifference to both Mr. Baker and
Mr. Burton. but of positive force that a
r,ew man should be sent to the United
States senate.
There is considerable quiet talk g-oing
on to the effect that all interests might
happily unite upon Charles S. Gleed,
He would make an ideal senator.
Reared in Kansas, he has thorough
knowleci.ge of the needs and resources
of the state. Probably no man has a
wider acquaintance with the people of
Kansas; no Kansan has a, larger circle
of personal and business- friends in the
country at large.
He is thoroughly representative not
only of the younger political element,
but is identified with the pioneers in
the political and -Inaterial welfare of
this, one of the younger of the states.
Ile is a fine speaker; a, man successful
In accomplishing results, and combines
many of the superb qualifications of
Plumb and Ingalls. He is not seeking',
the office so far as known, and may
not be in close touch with the politicians
ho have been pulling the wires for
Baker or Burton.- But none of thes;.s
adherents could make any objection to
a man like C. S. Gleed. and they could
probably unite upon him more easily
than upon any other possible factor.
Clean, capable, a-nd popular, his name in
this connection would create enthu
siasm and admiration leading tO Et
happy outcome.
Four 'Women Claim the Estate of a
Plainfield, Conn., Man.
NeW Haven, Jan. 1The question as
to how many widows C. H. Chickering,
the former proprietor of the Plainfield
(Conn.) hotel leaves is one that is likely
to keep the courts busy for some time to
come. Chickering- was found dead in
Albion yesterday, and there are thus far
four claimants for his estate front wo
men who show certificates of their mar
riage to him.
Chickering appeared in Plainflecl last
summer ard bought the hotel, and, on
account of his address and popularity,
soon became a leading light in the vil
lage. There was a woman with him who
he said was his housekeeper. I-le disap
peared on election day just as the sher
iff arrived to attach his person.
His housekeeper claimed to be his
wife. and three days later a woman
from Springfield, Masa, arrived with
the same claim. It was then stated that
Chickering was engaged to marry the
daughter of a. well known farmer in the
Since then two other women haVe ap
peared in search of their missing- spouse,
and there was a general reunion toda,y
over the body in Albion.
Chickering was killed by a freight
train v,-hile walking on the railroad
Report That He Has Applied For a
Patent on a Parlor Golf Game.
New Haven, Conn., Jan. 3.The Rev.
Anson Phelps Stokes, Jr., secretazy of
the Yale corporation, according to an
nouncement, has invented a new indoor
golf game. Mr. Stokes is out of town
for New Year's, at the home of his par
ents in Lenox. The d,tails of his new
game could not. therefore, be learned.
A friend of his is authority for the
statement that Mr. Stokes has applied
for a patent on his parlor golf game
Mr. Stokes is ft great lover of golf, and
has been seen regularly at the links of
the New Haven Couutry
Short Notes of Happenings in Skag
way and Dawson.
Seattle, Wn., Jan. 2.Advices from
Skagway ,state that it has been definite
ly learned that: Murray McDonald, the
young, man who disappeared at White
Horse early last June had been in Skag
way June 27 and purchased a ticket on
the .'7.7ity of Seattle for this port. It is
not as yet known, however, whether he
made the voyage or not
Charles Hoffman, a citizen of Skag
way fired five shots at his Wife at their
home in that place recently. None of
the shots took effect He is being held
under $10,000 to appear before the grand
Pearl Griffin, also of Ska,gway was
seriously burned and perhaps disfigured
for life while lighting a fire with coal
oil on December 26.
Advices from Dawson state that the
proposed sale of alternate sections of
hyZiraulic mining grants have be-en In
definitely postponed by the Canadian
Wolves are reported to be becoming
very numerous on the trail to Dawson,
especially near Tulare.
Nearry all the claims In Da,wson have
suspended operations for the winter.
Four loads of mail were received In
Dawson December 17. It was estimated
45,000 letters were distributed.
On South American Business Helps
, the Southern Pacific.
San Francisco. Jan. 2.After JanuarY
24 the Pacitic Mail is to handle all of its
business between Central American and
Mexican Pacific, ports and New York and
Europe by the way of San Francisco and
the Southern Pacific's New Orleans route.
-When extensh'e wharf facilities are com
pleted at Guaymas, part of the business
will be sent via, that port and the Sunset
This new departure by the Pacific Mail
is due to its quarrel with the Panama.
railroad. It is admitted by both sides
that all prospects for a settlement of
the fight have vanished.
9''o aid it in its fight for Central Amer
ican and MeXiCall business. the Panama.
railroad has enlisted the services of the
Pacific Steam and the Chilean Navigation
companies. They have a joint service be
tween Valpazaiso and Ocos. the latter '
being the most northern port of Guate
mala. They are now to extend their joint
services to this port, each company send
ing a, vessel here alternately every two
weeks. The first vessel is on the way
from Valparaiso. In consideration of
calling at 'Mexican ports, the Mexican ,
government has agreed to give the tWO
lines jointly a subsidy of $25.000 a year- '
They also receive subsidies from several
Central American states.
Pacific Mail officials say tha,t the rnall
steamers will continue to run from Pan
ama. making- all the old ports of call and
several new ports in addition. They say
the Pacific Mail is bound to lose consider
able business from Central America and
Mexico. .97 per cent of which consists of
coffee shipments to the Atlantic seaboard
and Europe. but. they hope to hold a fair
share of the traffic by quoting- rates via
this port in connection with the Southern
, No More Use For Therm
Seattle, Wm, Jam lh--A cablegram an
nouncing the departure of three United
States army transports. from Nagasaki,
Japan, for Seattle, has been received bY
Major Ruh lin. in charge of the local
quartermaster's department. The trans
ports are the Athenian. which said from
Nagasaki Decetnber '27; the Port Stephens,
which sailed December 29, and the Arab,
which left January 1. It is probable
that the three transports Will be disman
tled on their arrival in this port and
turned ouer to their owners by the gov
ermnent. Weather Indications.
Chinago, Jan. 3Forecast for Kansas:
Fair tonight and Friday; warmer Fri
day and in west portion tonig:at; southerly
Bishop W. X. Ninde Is Found
Dead lin Bed.
Attended a Funeral Yesterday
and Caught Cold.
Was Stationed Here From HSI
to 1S92.
Friends Shocked at the Report
of His Death.
Detroit, Jan. 3.--Bishop W. X. Xinde,
aged 68 3-ears, of the Methodist Episco
pal church, was found (lead in his bed
at his home here today. It is thought
the cause of death was heart trouble.
He attended a funeral yesterday anti
caug-ht a cold. The deceased had been
a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal
church since 1884 and was known
throughout the -United States.
Prior to his election as a, bishop he
was pastor of the Central Methodist
Episcopal church here and was at one
time a missionary in India.
He leaves a wife, three sons and one
daughter. One son, Edward, is a Metho
dist minister at Ann Arbor. His daugh
ter Mary was formerly a missionary
worker in India. She is now in the
Bishop 'W. X. Ninde, Who Died
south with her brother Fred, who is
The other sum George, is also ill at his
home here.
Yesterday the presiding elders of
Michigan held a conference here and
decided to sell the episcopal residence
here, now occupied by Bishop Ninde's
family because the churches of Michi
gan outside of Detroit and other cities
failed to contribute sufficient funds to
maintain it.
Bishop William X. Nintle was station
ed at Topeka, eight years, from 1884 un
til 1892.
It was at the general conference of the
Methodist ministers at Philadelphia, that
he was elected bishop and his first as
signment following his election to that
office was to Topeka,.
This position was filled by him with
great credit and it was at the general
conference in 1892 at Omaha when lie
was sent to Detroit where he died.
T. B. Sweet, of this city, knew Bishop
Ninde twenty-tive years ago when -he
lived in Cincinnati. He was then tha
pastor of St. Paul's church.
He left this pastorate to become pres
ident of tbe theological department of
the Methodist school at Evanston,
the Northwestern university.
Representing that conference he Visi
ted Topeka. in 1880 when the general
conference was held here.
Since being made a bishop, Mr. Ninde
has made two trips abroad. One was to.
Corea., and the last time, about twil
years before his departure from Topeka,
he made the trip around the world, ac
companied by his only daughter, Miss
At the conference at Cleveland in 1896
Bishop Ninde was put in charge of the
Epworth League of the United States
He held that position for four years, be
ing relieved of that duty by the last
conference which was held in Chicago
last summer.
- T. B. Sweet said: "I have known
Bishop Ninde for nearly 30 years and ir:
all that time I never saw him impatienr.
but once. It -was at a meeting of the
general conference in Philadelphia. He
had just gotte,n out of bed from a sick
ness, and I felt that he was unable to
stand the strain the conferenco work
would necessitate and I remonstrated
with -him. Ile persisted in working
P. Bonebrake, when told of the
bishop's death by a. State JOUrnal re
porter expressed regret at the fact.
Bishop Ninde and Mr. Bonebrake were
neighbors during the time Mr. Ninde
lived in Topeka and were great friends.
-Fames A. Troutman WAS also told of
the death by a. reporter. He said:
-Bishop Ninde was an excellent man.
He was one of the best orators the state
has ever known."
Bishop Ninde received his education
in one of the early Methodist colleges at
Middletown, Conn.
Secretary nay Recovers.
Washington, Jan. Z.Secretary Hay
has so far recovered from hip, recent in
disposition as to be able to spend a few
hours today at his desk la the state
pa rtinopt.
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Cabled to War Department by Gen
Washington, Jan.3Gen. MacArthur's
latest death list from Manila follows:
DysenteryDec. 20, company M. 3sth
volunteer infantry-, Herman Precheldt;
Dec 27, company D, 4.9th vohmteer in
fantry, Oliver Smith; Dec. '22. Troops
D, llth volunteer cavalry, Prentie Sul
teen; Dec. 21, troop E, llth volunteer
cavalry, Sergeant Wm. P. Mynatt; Dec.
23, company C, 17th infantry, Geo. Mor
gan; Dec. 25, troop 3,1, Ilth volunteer
cavalry, C. A. Markham: Dec. 1, com
pany M, 16th infantry, Hugh Flynn.
All other causesDec. 15, 47th volun
teer infantry, C. H. William; Dec. 24,
troop I.,,Third cavalry, Corporal Ross D.
Bond; Dec. 27, company 1, :34:lth V011111-
tevx infantry, S. E. L,espresu; Dec. 1.
company E, 16th infantry, Samuel Et.
Swear; Dec. 27. company I', 45th in
farary, James R. Lyon; Dec. 22, com
pany B trm volunteer Infantry. Georg
BroWn: Dec. 25, company I, 33d volun
teer infantry, Sergeant M.O'Brien.; Dec.
2.4, company D, Third infantry, Thomas
J. McGuire; Dec. 25, company 1,', 12th
infantry, Emil Betting; Dec.23, company
I, 4th infantry, Corporal Wm. O. Steph
enson; Dec. 24, company K., 34th V011.111-
teer infantry, Enute Isilason; Dec. 10,
company H, 19th infantry, Thomas
With a Dinner to Cabinet Mem
bers at the White House.
'Washington, Jan. 3.The social season
of the new year at the White House
was opened last night when President
and Mrs. McKinley gave a dinner in
honor of the cabinet members. The ta
ble was in the shape of a double T in
Suddenly in Detroit Today.
the dining room. The prevailing dec
orations were pinks and begonias with
ferns. In the East room large wreaths
of evergreen and holly were hung over
the great mirrors and garlands of the
same were twined about the white pil
lars. The Marine band furnished the
music. Those present in addition to
President and Airs. McKinley were:
The secretary of the treasury and Airs.
The secretary of war and Airs. Root.
9'he attorney general and Mrs. Griggs.
The postmaster general and Alis.
The secretary of the navy.
The secretary of the interior and Mrs.
Secretary of agriculture and Miss 'Wil
son. Speaker of the house and Mrs. Hen
derson. Senator Allison.
Senator and Airs. Burrows.
Senator and Mrs. Carter.
Senator McEnery.
Senator and Miss Kean. '
Senator Beveridge.-
Senator and Mrs. Scott.
Senator and Mrs. Do Inver.
Representative and Mrs. Payne.
Representative and Airs. Dalzell.
- Miss Root, James A. Gary and Mrs.
Airs. Abner McKinley.
Col. and Mrs. Wm. Barbour.
Mrs. H. S. Beale.
Aliss Jane Cox.
Worst Storm in Tett Years Visits
Southern Oregon
Ashland, Ore., Jan. 3.The worst snow
storm since the winterof18S9-90throughout
southern Oregon and northern Cal
ifornia. has raged during the last 24
hours. Telegraph and telephone com
munication have been paralyzed. The
Sciuthern Pacific has experienced great
difficulty in k?eping its track clear be
tween Ashland and Dunsmuir.
The EnOW plows have befi.o working
continuously on the Siskiyou where the
lerW is seven feet deep on the level and
14 feet in the cuts and drifts, and the
rotary plow is nOW working, north from
Dunsmuir. All passenger trains have
been able to get through five and six
hours behind schedule time, but all
freight trains are annulled. The storm
center appears to have been on the
south side of the Siskiyou extending as
far as the canyon of the Sacramento,
with much drifting of the ST1OW on the
south side of the mountains, while on
the Oregon side it is wet and does not
drift. The following is the snow fall at
the principal points in the track of the
Ashland, 1'2 inches; Jacksonville, 13
inches; Yerka, feet; Sisson, 5 feet;
Dunsmuir, 5 feet; Siskiyou. 7 feet.
Indications at present are that the
backbone of the storm is broken. In
northern point"; of the Rogue river val
ley it is gTov,.ing warmer and raining.
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Near Scene of titt;
Divorces Appear to
the Ca,e.
The Plato whitecapping caso , .
fore Judge ildt.Cdbe of: the ,..ity r ,,-
! day.
P. W. Hamilton, 'WM:
and John 'Wendel, elittig,,i v. it ) v :
capping Edgar F. Plato two ',yokes
had the-lx prelitningty hearing
is a piano salesman. ant s -
miles north of Topeka. The too:
and Wendel alSk, live north f t h.- ,
On the evening of De:a-flitter 21, o
Mr. and Mrs. Plato. tete gotro .1 .
from the city, they Ns taO 5,01 1 1 '
the Babcock hill 1,3- some olotio
in the road. Fla.') got out of
te see what. the, trouhie itt.r!
says was then ized tittee
nien, w.hrt took him to tho
Frank Bal.roek and tlier apt, ,
quantity- of coal tar to lits'1,,,ty
also pounded him with their fists,
They then tlok hint to Ina , ,
et Mr. Ilftheoek mint a! tor ta;.i.i,.:
the door, pushed him into th-
with the warniitz that let sintiet -
the country 'within tt- hoots. it..
-vtas unmolested. though sl,
ed while h-r husband Vk 411 1
of the M01).
Mrs. Plato was flototei tr., ,
Peter 1V-,. :Hamilton. too ,
from him two years ag Not.
15 she -was Matla.,1 :kJ., I
also had been divrooed from his ,
wife. About two we, h iota. -
marriage Plato called upon Mrs
ilton. When he started to letto ir ,
his horse and buggy wet,
Mrs. Hamilton had to take tiltit ,
in her buggy. On the way, and in t,:
vicinity of Bahasa-Ws 1st too ,.;
were fired at Plato ant Mos. liato ts
After this a letter WaS naiad ;
door of Plato's business house 1,
him that he FhOLIPi not. if he rego
nig own safety. pay fuither at., rte.?. f
to Mrs. Hamilton,
After much wrangling on the ',Alt ,,r
the attorneys the court 1,,ohled th.it
letter could not be admiltC,i a
The defense claimed that its nt,
could not be proven.
After their marriage in Noy i
Mr. and Mrs. Plato had lived natio,i,, t
ed until toe night of tint tarring.
Mr. Plato says on the with, sa o
that his first wife has trio to
his reputation among stie ': -
friends. He says he i
Peter W. Hamilton Wag one of t!-!.
who mobbed him. During the -
he claims tnat the mask whi it ii.,.ei-,
tOn wore broke, exposing most
fakte to view. WenITs ife was t a
stand, and testified that her tort, o.
was at home the evening of the itoit
The second Nits. Plato is ,
John Wendel, one of tho lait'n
It is claimed that the liamiltrms
Wendel have not taaal frioitury t ,
for some time. Pettr lianiitso
old citizen. Be lovas in the er.oker h
candy business awhile, and
grocery store in North Topoka. ,
and Itos son claim that they stieed t
card party in the pity the night ot I t.--
cember 21, and did not return
tit late. INillam Hamilton Wag Po
erly a student of the Total-ea I
Plato has been here about three y,,,,
and has the reputation of lsing ,ktool
piano salesman..
WENDJTL'S sTo rt y
John -Wendel. OrIP of the rief,n,Lit
Wag asked on the fitness stantt t,,d
"When did you learn of this trototo "
"On the Saturday f'Vf.ri nig" folinwin
read on account of it in the State ,i,,H1-
"What did you do after supper t, tt
evening of the trouble?"
"1 lay down on the lounge ant t.
awhile and retired a,bout
"Did you participate in this nob."'
"No, sir."
"Are you acquainted with Plato?"
"No, sir."
"Have you anti Will Hamilton h.,:
"No, sir."
"Have you and Peter Hamilton le,
on good terms?"
"Are you and your sister, Mrs. Plato,
on intimate terms?"
".IN'o; We have riot bef,n friendly
about eight years."
"Do you know where aret A.lci I
Hamilton were the night of ..,
Mrs. Jennie Cortur,o, bo utive li."
card party which the litirtititon,4
they attended the night oi the tiottit.e.
testified that Peter and Wiiliarri
ilton entered her house a pm
o'clock and did nt leay until ati
Peter Hamilton the 1,atling ,h!",
ant, went upen the F;an.1
after dinner.
"Are you acquainted with 'Mr. Plato!'
was asked.
"No, sir."
"Do you know anything- about tli.
shootings that 'Dave li,allit)11,',1
COnneetion with this trouid,o.'"
"1 do not."
Will Furnish Money For a Colora,L)
Tailor to Develop Claims.
Leadvil Olio., Jan. ?I f;11,11
and Al. Mancus, Po li,sh tailor I.
ville, are about to ta,colia 3
Niancus has tat,n tv?it .7
Leadville. roonini r he io, ;
Two Bit Gulch
believes ale Ialuahle, I.,
money to enabh, him to T
So he wrote to Miss, tloni.1 '
to furnish lhe money for a 1. '-
in the property. xt,hilit t.' '-'
wot k. She ri,,ide r , Zr!' '
Ettiolly fic-eeptod; Ail that
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