TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 29, 1901.
FROM KANSAS CITY.
No. 2 leaving Kansas City 9:50 a. m. is a solid vestibuled train
to St. Louis, consisting of Smoking car, Day coaches, Reclining
Chair car (Seats Free), and Pullman Parlor car.
Connections at St. Louis union depot with Eastern lines for New
York and Atlantic Coast points.
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Dry Goods dept.
Lace stripe effect Percales. 38
inches wide Hne cloth and fast
colors the vhv latcs t novelty.
Saturday, per yard 12Vic
Percalinesand Srtlesias mill ends
all colors some worth 25c per
yard. Saturday, per yard So
Xew Sprintr Xovelty Press
Olnghams guaranteed colors
Soot assortment, of up-to-date
designs-wort 1 LiVs. Saturday,
per yard 9C
"Let-er-Rain," the new waber
prnof skirt bin. ling, with brai'Jed
edge P- is thu recti lax retail
price. Saturday, per yard G
Swiss an.! Cambric Kmbroid
eries editings and insertinss
some worth up to 3..e per vard.
EASTKIl K VO DYKS "White
Kabbit" brandr ail the colors, of
the rainbow .m? package colors
3v0 t-KSs package 3o
Standard Table Oil Cloth 46-in.
wide 20 dilTerent designs. Per
"BUCK CAT" brand ladies
seaml. ss fast black cotton Hose
wear and color guaranteed. Per
Ladies ready made Mack wool
Crepon Dresj Skirts J5.WJ values.
J6-ineh steel rod, fart black L"m-
brellas nickel swedge assorted
Congo bandies 39c
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Skirts 7 rows stitching brown
mixtures, gray mixtures, arid Ox-
"Dewey" Embossed Lace Shelf
- Paper 1' inches wide 10 vards
(lie ft.) to the bolt all colors
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Andrew Jergens & Co.'s Sea Salt
- Castile Soap, white or mottled
- Ladies" ready made white mus-
- l!n Xight Dresses all lace or
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permanent silk finish front and -
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T0LICE A HE X0T St RE.
Perhaps They Know theHig-hwaymen
and Perhaps They Do Not
Another highway robbery occurred In
Topeka last night. They are becoming
very common. This time it was James
Patterson who lives on North Van Btiren
street. He was held up and robbed of
$S In money by two negroes at 11
o'clock last night in front of the Chris
tian church in orth Topeka. The
netrroes put a gun in his face and then
went through his pockets. He had been
at a dance at Barrett's hall and was on
his way home w hen the robbers stopped
him. He offered no resistance for he
saw that it would be useless.
The police think they know who did
the work but they have not found the
men. It may be the man who is re
sponsible for the case of infanticide or
the. man who held up Ahkeny or the
man who robbed the Singer sewing ma
chine office they are not sure.
THE EXl'lUING THANKS.
Kansas Exposition Company Grateful
With Latest Breath.
The board of directors of the Kansas
Semi-Centennial Exposition company at
their last meeting in P. O. Coburn's
oflice in the state house adopted the fol
'P.esolved. That the heartfelt thanks
of the directors of the Kansas Exposi
tion association are most gratefully ten
dered to the. many nesvspapers of Kansas
that have given our effort to bring to
pass in l'Mi an exposition worthy of our
state so much of earnest, enthusiastic
and loyal support. We realize that while
we have fallen far short of the purpose
hoped for, the newspapers of Kansas
have, as a rule, been in sympathy with
our undertaking and have ungrudgingly
given it every encouragement."
NEARLY ALL RENEWED.
Bonds Fixed Up in the District
It was found that not so many bonds
were forfeited in the district court yes
terday as was thought.
It was supposed at first that about
60 bonus were forfeited but later it was
found that most of them had been )"
r.ewed. Two bonds, however, were for
feited. The bonds of Caroline Hercules,
charged with larceny, and Pert Parker,
charged with burglary. They were for
jnTilE'TIIAN SHE COULD EAT
From the Chicago Chronicle.
Senator Spooner, of Wisconsin, 1s a
gallant man at all times, and is especial
ly so when he encounters a woman in
distress. Some time ago, when the Na
tional Convention of the Woman's Chris
tian Temperance I'nion was in session,
one of the California delegates, an elder
ly woman, went into a restaurant, look
ed the bill of fare over carefully and or-
f "Hnw m:rtv"" t;k-trt tit wftifeT.
"Oh," she said, remembering the dimin
utive oyster of California, "I guess a
dozen and a half wiil do."
The waiter lifted his eyebrows, but
took the order back to the kitchen. In
due time he appeared with an enormous
platter full of fried oysters each half as
iaree as a man's head.
The California woman nearly fainted.
"Take them away," she gasped. "I
never, never ordered that great mass of
"That's a dozen and a half fried oys
ters, ma'am," the waiter replied.
There was some hysterical but vain
argument on the part of the delegate
She was told she w-ould have to pay
for the oysters, but she needn't eat them
unless she chose to do so.
Just then Senator Spooner came in
and sat down at the next table. The
Woman's Christian Science Temperance
Union deleuate. almost in tears, leaned
over and asked imploringly: "Oh, sir, do
you like fried oysters?"
Senator Spooner started. "I have eaten
them, madam," he replied with dignity.
"Then piease buy these; please, please
"But," said the senator, laughing. "I
never eat them now, for I find they pro
The woman exhibited her white ribbon
badge and implored again: "Oh, you
haven't eaten anything yet; please buy
"Well, I'll buy them, but I assure you,
madam, I do not contract to eat them."
And he paid the check, while the dele
gate from California almost ran out of
KILLS WIFE WITH RIFLE.
Kentuckian Fires With Fatal Effect
From a Distance of 100 Tards.
Cairo. 111.. March 2f. Henry Eddington
enme down fr m Pnducah. Ky., yesterday
afternoon for the express purpose of kill
insr his wife, and succeeded fn accomp
lishing his mission. His wife had left
Padueah several days tnefore a.s cook fo
a family making a. trip down the river
in a houseboat.
Eddinaton came down on a steamboat
in search of her. and called on the police
to protect hint in his interview wiin hi
wife. As he was armed with a Winches
ter rifle, the officers required him to leave
it at headquarters. The interview wa .
apparently unsn i i-f aetory .an.l he return-'d
to the station saying he would' leave town.
Securing: his pun, he went back to the
boat about dark and, seeing his wdfft
standing in the how, fired at her from a
distance of l' yards, killing her instantly.
Then, leaping into a skirl, he escaped to
FOREIGN WOMAN VOTE.
Mrs Sheldon, tfca SuiTrai?1. t, Ti.rks
H ey Shon j. O.'fer Their Hallot
Mrs. Li:':e !.: .vho, it will ie
i'eir.cnib..-j'( J. , . s'l Jaw j industriously
in the state libr-ut y so:n- time ago, da
ciaies the attorney i.r nral is wrens' con
certing the foreign woman vote in To
peka "If he is correctly reported," says she,
"lis opinion is 'that the wife of a for
eigner, who has taken out his first nat
uralization papers only, is not entitie.1
to vote at municipal elections,' although
'the law says, men who have taken out
their first papers may vote."
"Re rests his opinion it seems on the
status of the wife as to naturalization.
"Generally speaking, the law of the cit
izenship of the wife is that 'the status
of the iiusliarid is the statti3 of the wife.'
In ihe matter of naturalization, the de
claration cf the husband to become a
citizen, if made in accordance with the
law of the "United States, iusures to the
benefit of the wife.
"Section 5!1SS of the Revised Statutes
of the Pnited States is to this effect.
'When any alien who has complied with
the first condition specified in section
tw.-r.ty-ont' hundred and sixty-five die3
before he is actually naturalized, tl:e
widow and the children of such alien
shah be considered as citizens of the
United States and shall be. entitled to all
rights and privileges as such, upon tak
ing ihe oaths prescribed by Jaw.' It is
cleat from this that the wife is ad
varced toward citizenship by the act of
the husband declaring his intention to
become a citizen just as far as he is
".'.s to the qualifications of the wife if
the husband be living, the supreme court
of the United Sta'ics has said that it was
only necessary that the woman should
be a person of the class or race permit
ted to be naturalized by existing laws,
and that In respect to the qualifications
arising out of the conduct or opiniors,
beirg the wife of a citizen, she is regard
ed as qualified for citizenship and there
fore considered a citizen.' That is to say,
the husband's qualifications inure to he
benefit also, and whatever the federal
lac and courts say about naturalization
'goes' in Kansas.
'This opinion of the attorney general
reminds me of one rendered two yeats
ago as to the right cf women to vote for
the candidate for judge of the court of
Topeka. His opinion was that it would
be illegal for women to vote for the oifi
cer of this court for the reason that it
was a township office, and that lie
would bt- a township, officer. When the
question whether the judge of the cHy
court "was a township officer or not
reached the supreme court Mr. Oodard
was not sustained in his opinion, and the
necessary inference is that the women
had a-right to vote for such candidate.
"While I think the attorney general
was right in that case, and the supreme
court was wrong in its decision, it
shows that the proper thing for the wo
rn er to do. is to go to the polls and of
fer to vote, and, if the vote is rejected,
to enter a protest, so that the candidate
for whom they wish to vote many have
the legality of their vote decided by the
"I think the attorney general is wrong
in his opinion this time, but the supreme
court may not sustain him and the wo
men may, unnecessarily lose their votes
if they abide by his opinion.".
Items Intended for this column should bo
left with the Kimbt.ll Printing company,
Lowney's chocolates, at Kane's.
W. R. Cannon left today for La3
There will be music at the New Era
The 7 year old' .sen of J. E. Gregory
of .West XTorris street, is ill.
Rev .Mr. Mooney will preach next Sun
day afternoon at the poor farm.
W. G-. Brooks, the colored speaker, wi'l
speak at .Asbury chapel this evening.
Mir. Carl Tinker is quite ill with ap
pendicitis at her home on Monroe street.
Bariel Frey, of 827 West Oordon streit,
is c nfined to his home with a wrenched
There will be music at the Xew Era
C. M .Morrow will conduct the exami
nations at Oakland Saturday for county
Sr.muel Norman has returned from
Pennsylvania where he was called by the
death of his mother.
Ten per cent discount on all Dry
Goods, Burnishing Goods. Shoes and
Millinery. ' COSTLET & POST.
The "VV. T. K. club will meet Tuesday
af te-noo l April 2. with Mrs. R. a. Plum
mer, 91 vuincy street.
Ten per cent discount on every pur
chare, opening days. Saturday and Mon
day. COSTI.ES' & POST.
Mr. Marion Myers, of Meriden, wro
was the gutst yesterday ofjiis brother,
C. D. Myers, went to Kansas City to.
day. To appreciate the beauties of the new
goods that are daily arriving at M s
Courtney's Millinery parlors, they must
M:ss Olive Kelly of Lyndon an-.. Miss
Lou Best of Edinburg, Pa., are guests of
Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Stavely at thedr
horre on Kansas avenue.
J. B. Jeffers has sold out hi3 interest
in the book and stationery store to his
partner, T. JT. James, Jr., who will here
after conduct the business..
Millinery opening Saturday and Mon
day. A good time to select your Eas.er
Bornet' 10 per cent discount on every
purchase. COSTLKY & POST.
Mr. Will Cowdrey received word this
morning of the death of his grandmoth
er, Mrs. Cowiicry of Maple Hill and he
left immediately for that place.
Millinery opening Saturday and Mon
day. Ladies, this is a chance to see ail
cf the new things in Millinery while ne v.
COSTLEY & POST
Mrs. J. A. Stavely. Miss Evelyn Hol
man and Mr. J. K. Withers are drilling
the children of the Kansas Avenue M. E.
Sunday school for their Easter service
Mr. J. H. Badger and daughter Ethel
of Blmont, will leave Tuesday for Port
land. Oregon, where they will make an
extended visit to Mr. Badger's daughter,
JIM Grace Rose.
Annual Spring opening Saturday.Mch.
SO, and Monday, Apr. 1st. You are cor
dially invited to come and see, it w;il
cost you nothing to look, and if you see
anything you want, you get 10 per csnt
discount on anything in our store.
COSTLEY & POST.
Wa?e Scale Ratified.
Pittsburg. March 29. The coal miners
of the Pittsburg district in convention
here today ratified the wage scale signed
last week by the wage committee. This
action insures steady employment for
more than 20.000 men in the district for
the corning year. The convention then
went into executive session to cansider
the situation in the Irwin district and
devise means to induce the miners in
that district to insist upon the adoption
of the Pittsburg scale.
fFPD " HE LAND.
! city fj jJiicil Must Decide About
IMrteenth Street Park.
The council meeting Monday night 'will
be a busy one and will probably keep
the members until a late hour unless
they adjourn to hear the concert by the
Marine band. There will be a great
deal of routine business and some special
The principal thing which will be con
sidered, or, at least, which will be
brought before the council will be the
question relative to the park located be
tween Thirteenth, Fifteenth, Fillmore
ajid Clay streets. For some time the
establishment of thi3 park has been a
question before the park board and the
city council. The people who live in that
neighborhood decided that they wanted
a park at that location and they raised
money and bought equities on the land.
A mortgage -for S'0,000 was given by
them and was assumed by the city. The
city abeady owns a small part of the
land which is on Thirteenth street and
they have had the street commissioner
fill a deep guliy on that part. There are
a few lots in tie tract which are not
under control of the city and they will
condemn these lots.
The last legislature was not kind to
cities of the first class and passed very
little legislation which was of benefit to
them, but they did pass the bill allowing
cities of the lirst class to create benefit
districts for park purposes and the city
now proposes to do that in the case of
the park in question.
There are six lots at the corner of
Thirteenth and Fillmore which belong to
Mr. Quinton and one lot on the corner
of Fifteenth and Clay which belongs to
the street car company. These are the
lots which the city will condemn. The
street car company is willing to give the
lot they have to the city for the benefit
of the park, but they can not do so
without the censent of the stockholders
of the company. It will be condemned
and will be assessed so low that it wiil
cost the city very liitle. The lots b,'
longing to Mr. Quinton will be assessed
at actual value and the city will pay
for them. The street car track cuts both
corners of the park. but they have agreed
to move the track so that it will not in
terfere with the park in any way.
The park commission and the people
who live in the neighborhood are pushing
the matter and all of thecouncil are in
favor of it, so there is little danger that
it will not go through. There is some
objection by people who object to the
increase of taxes which the completion
of the park will cause, but they are in
the minority and the chances seem to
be that the city wil! get the park and
will gradually beautify ic.
The benefit district which will be as
sessed for the. park fund will be all of
that part of the city lying west of Kan
sas avenue and south of Tenth street.
This is the present talk concerning the
park, but the council may change it.
The complaints will come before the
council and will be heard and consid
ered either Monday night or Friday
night. The present council is anxious
to complete the deal for .the park and
put it in such shape that the patk com
mission can go ahead with its work in
making it a pretty place. The present
council started the deal and. as they will
know more of it than the next council
will, they will try to rush it through.
The entire cost to the city for the big
tract will not be more than $12,000.
LUNATIC AT WORK.
Causes Destruction of Pottery "Plant
Akron, March 2S. The Diamond Pot
tery plant was totally destroyed by fire
last night. The fire originated in waste
soaked in oil placed in various parts
of the building. A well dressed man was
noticed loitering about the place some
time before the fire started. Earlier in
the evening an attempt was made to
dynamite the pottery of the Robinson
Merrill company. The watchman dis
covered sticks of dynamite tdaced in
various parts of the main building be
fore the fuses had been ignited.
At other factories oil soaked waste
was found in various sections of the
buildings. The police believe a lunatic
is doing the work.
HALF ST A It K APPEALS.
Cost Him $86.45 to Take His Case
It cost Balf II. Stark JSG.45 to take his
appeal from Judge Hazen's decision to
the supreme court. The appeal was filed
last night. There are 214 pages of the
transcript and Stark's stenographer's
bill for preparing it was $M.4i. Semenee
is not imposed til! after th bill of ex
ceptions is prepared. Stark's sentence
was a fine of $25. His appeal is more ex
pensive that would have been the fine
The case of the state of Kansas
against Elisha Tabor has been appealed
from the Franklin county court. Tabor
was convicted of arson at the January
term and sentenced to the penitentiary
for five years. Tabor was taken up by
the state charged with attempting to
defraud the Merchants' Insurance com
pany, of Xewark. X. J., by burning bis
own dwelling house, insured in thai com
pany, and the house of a neighbor, Wil
DROPS OUT OF SIGHT.
Bert Eoehr Disappears and the Rela
tives Are Worried.
Bert Roehr disappeared Tuesday eve
ning and has not been seen nor heard of
Mr. Roehr was a clerk at Warren M.
Crosby's store. He left the store Tues
day evening at the usual time and went
to the store of his brother. W. F. Roehr,
the music dealer, and told him that he
would not be home for supper. He was
seen again at the Crosby store when he
went for a bundle which was under one
of the counters. He left no word that
he was going away and the only trace
that can be found of him Is that he was
seen at the Rock Island depot early in
the evening. Mr. Roehr is a young man
of excellent reputation, of a quiet and
industrious disposition and no reason
can be assigned for h!s disappearance.
He was dressed in a Its-lit colored soft
hat. a gray checked suit, a dark gray
raglan overcoat, very Ions. Ke is about
5 feet 10 inches in height, slender and
weiehs about 140 pounds. He wears no
beard nor mustache and ha. light brown
O. C. Billings, assistant superintendent
of insurance, is in Kansas City examin
ing the affairs of the Order of Pyramids
in conjunction with the Missouri s.tate
insurance superintendent. This is a pre
liminary to giving sanction to the Pyia
mius to take into membership a large
part of the Select Friends, the order that
went under recently at Fort Scott.
Lost Three of Her Men
Vancouver. Tt. C, March 2T'. The Brit
ish bark Beechdale, Captain Kr.ox, has.
arrived here from j-iverpool after a
sinrmv passage, during which the vessel
r.arrowiv escaped foundering. She lost
three of her men. one of whom was swept
overboard. Another fell to ihe deck and
was killed, while the third died from ex
posure. The lost men were Second Mate
Petrie and Seamen Allan and McGregor.
Marine Band Meeting With Unqual
ified Favor. ,
Two acts of Lieut. Wm. H. Santel
mann this week during the tour of the
United States Marine band have accent
ed his especial fitness in addition to his
riusical attainments to be at the head
of our national band. In Cincinnati,
when presented with a iiag, the leader
did not say a word in reply, but turn
ing to his splendid body of musicians,
waved his baton, and "The Star
Spangled Banner" spoke the band's ac
knowledgment. A pretty act in In
dianapolis Wednesday is described in
part by the Indianapolis Journal thus:
Surrounded by .a thousand citizens,
the body of the lata Gen. Benjamin
Harrison, now lying in a sepulcher of
stone at the foot of classic Crown Hill,
was paid a beautiful tribute yesterday
afternoon by the United States Marine
band, which during General Harrison's
term of official life in the national cap
ital furnished the music for high gov
ernmental functions. This band was
greatly liked by the ex-president, who
rarely missed one of its concerts. The
distinguished man was personally ac
quainted with Lieut. Wm. H. Santel
mann, director of the band, and Lieut.
Santelmann felt moved to pay a last
tribute of respect to his dead friend
and eminent patron by causing the
band to play appropriate airs over the
A solemn hush fell over the assembled
multitude when the seventy-four splen
did looking men, clad in light blue fa
tigue uniforms, wearing white belts and
regulation forage caps, marched with
solemn, martial tread to the Harrison
lot and then countermarched so as to
bring them in a position immediately
facing the monument. Without a word
the leader waved his baton and the ad
mirably drilled body of musicians gave
forth the entrancing melody of "The
Star Spangled Banner." played with
fitting modulation. When the last sweet
strains of the patriotic number had died
away the familiar notes of "Rock -of
Ages" floated out on the crisp air and
the people assembled stirred involun
tarily as thev remembered that this was
one of General Harrison's favorite
hymns. Then came the closing selec
tion. "Xearer. my God. to Thee," ren-dere-d
so exquisitely that it seemed in
deed a harmonic prayer. At the con
clusion of this number the band left
the cemetery at once and took cars for
Twice as large an audience as had
before been in Tomlinson hall for a con
cert greeted the band in Indianapolis.
So tremendous was the band's success
that twenty-three numbers in all were
given, when but nine were on the pro
gramme. Miss Amy Whaley, soprano,
and Jean B. H. Moeremans, saxophonist,
who are also the soloists here next
Menrlay night, had to give three selec
tions each before they were allowed
The great sale of seals for the band's
engagement at the Auditc-rium Monday
night indicates people here are favor
able to big attractions at moderate
prices. Such a success will help to se
cure great entertainments for the city.
Some chairs are still to be had.
A LARGE FORCE.
Japan Will Increase Her Army
in China 50 Per Cent.
Tokio, March 29. The newspapers
here say it is proposed to relieve the
Japanese troops in the Chinese province
of Pe Chi Li by a force EO per cent,
Although May is the usual month in
which the relief of the force at Seoul
takes place, the relief of the troops
there will take place immediately.
Three officers of the headquarters staff
will also proceed to Corea.
These movements with the activity
at the arsenals is taken to point to the
adoption of a strong policy by Japan.
A MODUS VIVEJfDL
That is What Russian Occupation of
Manchuria is Now Called.
AVashington, March 29. It is stated on
excellent Russian authority that the
Manchurian convention has from the
first been regarded simply as a modus
vivendi. It was this pha.se cf the sub
ject which Count Cassini brought to the
attention of Secretary Hay yesterday,
and simultaneously it appears to have
been impressed upon the minds of the
British officials, as Lord Lansdowne an
nounced to the house of lords that the
convention viewed as a modus vivendi
might not present the objections here
tofore held against it. The Russian au
thorities at Washington have all along
construed the convention as a modus
vivendi, although Count Cassini has
now made this rather plainer to Secre
tary Hay. It is explained that the term
modus vivendi. as applying to the pres
ent convention, means that abnormal
conditions have arisen in Manchuria,
and that normal conditions can best be
restored by means of a modus.
The chief purpose of the modus, it is
explained would be to provide for" the
eva uation of Manchuria by the Russian
troops as their presence is part of tn-
abnormal conditions brought by the dis
turbances. But with these forces with
drawn Russia expects that assurances
will be given that quiet will be maintain
ed and that the former normal cenditior
wil be in fact restored. When the old
state of things is thus restored it is the
Russian view that the modus vivendi
will cease to operate as its purpose w dl
have been secured of correcting the ab
normal conditions brought about by the
Chinese outbreak and the dispatch of a
large Russian force to different
points in the province. It is said that
the integrity of China wdll be complete
ly preserved and that nothing in the na
ture of a Russian protectorate or suz
erainty wdll exist.
Xeither the Russian ambassador nor
the Chinese minister ha.s received any
word as to the final action on the con
vention. The Chinese minister was 3t
the state department trday baying re
turned from a three days' visit to Xew
Y'otk. He is without advices however,
since the last dispatch from the south
ern viceroys, expressing the hope that
the United States will induce Russia not
to press the convention. In some diplo
matic quarters it is pointed out that tl.e
modus vivendi implies that Ru.sia
has certain distinct territorial rights in
Manchuria and that it in no way miti
gates the character of the convention.
Protective League Entertained.
The members and friends of the Xoith
Topeka council Xr. 201 of the Mutual
Protective League were entertainej
jhi:isda y evening at the home of Mrs.
Fl'od, S'iZ Quincy street. The evening
wa-5 spent in music and recitations, al
ter which a luncheon was served. Th.se
present were: Mr. and Mrs. R, E. Jones,
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Malone, Mr. and
Mrs Miller, MrE-H. P. Biilard, Mrs.Dav
id Roller, Mrs. Harry Summers, Mrs.
Croil, Miss Lizzie Barnes, Miss Estelle
Jones, Miss Maude Kellar, Miss Zu.'a
Keliar, Miss Jessie Biekle, Miss Com
Bickle, Miss Bertha Lofiin, Miss Minnie
ID MISCELLANEOUS IBS.
TO THE VOTERS OP TOPEKA: In
making my canvass for the office of city
clerk I have met many voters who did
not know that I was a candidate. I
therefore take this manner of notifying
the voters that I vm a candidate for city
clerk, subject to the decision of the voters
at the polls next Tuesday, April 2. and
shall be pleaded to receive your votes on
that day. Respectfully.
R. M. SPIVEY.
WANTED By young man. furnished
room in neighborhood of 11th and To
pokea ave. Address Permanent, care
WANTED Work of anv kind bv a boy.
Address C. E. K., 211 East Fourth St.
WANTED Position by Al grocery order
. man: can carry number of Kood cus
tomers with me. Address "Order," care
WANTED-Position by lady as clerk or
collector; have had 6 years' experience:
can give best references. Address "Clerk,"
WANTED By a young man attending
school, a place to work for board- Ad
dress "C. M-," Topeka Business College.
WANTED MALE HELP.
WANTED-Order man. one acquainted
with the city and who has had experi
ence with grocery business. Inquire A.
D., care Journal.
WANTHD Six experienced quarrymen.
Apply at Topeka and Vinewood Park
Railway Co.'s of lice. &21 Kansas ave.
WANTKD Men to learn barber trade,
only eight weeks required, fn order to
supply demand for our graduates dur
ing spring rush we make special thirty
day offer including board and tools with
scholarship. Apply by mail today. MoIer
Barber College, St. Bouls, Mo.
WANTED FEMALE HELP.
WANTED Young- lady with experience n
(fry goods store: references required:
state salary expected, and address A- P.,
WANTKD Bndy canvasser for eastern
skirt and shirt waist riuuiufitctory. Ad
dress Kastern, care Journal. H. P. Ripley.
WANTED A competent lady carpet
sewer. Apply Giy Kansas ave.
WANTED An experienced nurse for
baby: references required. Call morn
ings. Mrs. Merriam, 1025 Fillmore.
FOR RENT HOUSES.
FOR RENT Three room house, two mile?
southeast of city: barn, water, half acre
garden plot, fruit. Inquire llu3 Quincy.
FOR RENT 4 room cottage.
An 8 room strictly modern dwelling,
close to business center, family without
small children preferred.
W. M. FORBES, Security Building.
WANTED Harness. buggies, wagons.
surreys, etc Pay cash. Xewell, 8z2
WANTED A shoemaker's sewing ma
chine. 9ly North Kansas ave.
WANTED Painting to do; Job of anv
kind, by experienced young colored man
with good reference. Address A. A., care
WANTED Nursing, by experienced lady
nurse; terms, si per uav. AlMress Lilly
Williams, care John Taylor, Oakland, Kan.
WANTED Lace curtains and portieres to
clean. Mrs. Fosdick, 725 Quincy st.
FOR RENT ROOMS.
FOR RENT Furnished modern 6 room
house, on car line, for & or 6 months.
Address L. A. M., care Journal.
FOR RENT Furnished rooms,
cation in city. 714 Jackson. .
FOR RENT Furnished front room, with
board. ix Topeka ave.
FOR RENT Furnished room, house
keeping and others, modern. 6u7 Top. av.
FOB SALE MISCELLANEOUS.
FOR SALE Canopy top road wagon, in
good order, cheap. 621 Taylor st.
FOR SALE Black carriage horse, weight
1.5'X), perfectly sound, gentle. ti2.S Quincy.
FOR SALE Good team of mares and
harness. $100. 12 Monroe st
FOR SALE Work horse.
FOR SALE A good, gentle horse, for
family use, cheap. 410 Harrison st.
FOR SALE Work and driving horses, all
kinds, ages and prices. See them. O. 1.
Vpdegrafl, 317 West 6th st.
FOR SALE Furniture, at a bargain; par
ties leaving city offer their furniture ot
an S roem house, with low rent for prem
ises. Posession April 1. Address X. X.,
FOR SALE Shoe shop, with trade from
$-10 to per month. 24 If insa ave.
FOR SALE ITouehold goods, cow, phae
ton: party leaving town. 217 Wood
Lonin, Miss Lillian Croll, Miss Bertha
Jone s, Mr. Robert Billard, Mr. B!m- r
Beck, Mr. F. B. Flood, Mr. Burns Van
Wey, and Masters, Don Campbell, Phil
lip Billard, Emery Jones, and Guy Flood.
Washington, March 29. The president
today made the following appointments
in the navy: Edward M. Shlpard to be
a rear admiral: Kossuth Xiies to be a
commander; Richard M. Hughes to be
a lieutenant commander. To be assist
ant navai constructors with the rank of
lieutenant, junior grade: Guy A. Blssel,
John E. Bailey, Henry M. Gleason,
Joseph Evans Venavle to be a warrant
machinist. Allen Karle Peck to be as
sistant surgeon with rank of lieutenant
Racing at Liverpool.
Liverpool, March 29. The grand na
tional steeplechase of 2,500 sovereigns to
day was won by B. Bletsoes Grudon.
C. J. Williams' bay gelding Drumeree
was second and J. E. Rogerson's Buffalo
New Counterfeit Found.
"Washington, March 29. Chief Wilkie
of the secret service has announced that
a new and improved issue of the coun
terfeit $r silver certificate, series of
1S99, portrait of the Indian Chief Oneapa,
discovered on October 2:i, 1900, has ap
peared in circulation. The check letter
and plate have been changed from B 20
to A i
FOR SALE REAL ESTATC
FOR SALEBH seres, H mile nu'h Hiah
land Park. 6 room house, wed, laro,
poultry house and yurri, berrba and fruis;
trees. Address Y. Z. K., wire JourioJ.
A 6 room house pnd 1 lot, on Teoek.i
ave. between 4th and 6th st. A soai.
A modern houe on l;tli et- A snap If
A 5 room cottntri and 2 lots on Burhn.
an st. between Bill and 6th. A. great lug
PAYNE & THOMPSON.
627 Kansas ave.
7 acres rich bottom land on north s:d.
la' young bearinir apple tre x:
2T acres flOjoinuiK oily limits on north
side, fcood cottage house, statea :m.l froil;
J1.300. PAV.NH & TilMIoN.
6'7 Kansas ave.
FOR SALE OR TRADE A rle;.nnt horn
with several pores land arid "-o.l h-ai-'
and fruit. Address Bock Box uau, Xoii.i
43 acres of land' 7i mile from city. JT,
p, r acre. This land" can be t ut im ao-l
Bold in 5 and la aei tracls tor JK''! per
acre. An opportunity of a lifalinio
J. A. DAVIS.
Entrance on f,( h st. Gel Kama a ve.
FOR SALE Brick bouse and Mx h
southwest crcr Sixth and '"1k
Apply S. M. Wood, lah and K in-as ave
PY)R SALE Hons.
Inquire H. K. A
. lath and Midv.tnf
!iti:s, Cjl Kansas a
FOR SALE New cottage. Vi.Mirn ra
line, monthly payments; l'llinvre i.e.,!
2lhst.. K'.od roh i.l.-pe.'. hb-ral t'-rnis. In.
price; business pr pertv oa Jackson neap
lh. a money making Lives; ne-ut ; lot i
Kansas ave. between 3d and 4:h sts., a' X
several small houses on pa nients. 1-.
J. Brown, 17 Columbian io.ls'
FOR PAI.K-Jlv new house and m lots.
2t4 Chandler st.
TOPEKA HOTEL. 122 West Slyth s.
'irRiisietit rntes $1 p- r day. Rooms will
board, $i to a per week.
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.
L A. RYDER, M. P..
OFFICE and residence corner Gordon t.
and Cential ave.. North Topeka. 'I'lv.'i.j
214. Fses the Hrlniicrhoff sy-P oi of re.-t i
treatment, a sueo ssful and pa-hoes- treat
ment for plies, fistula, fissure, ulceration,
IDA C. BARNES. M. D.
Office 71? Kansas ave. ResMpnce Thir
teenth and ('lay. office hour;: 1 h. to. v
11 a. m.. and 3 p. in. to 5 p. m. Teiepiiot.a
5S residence and Pi ofnee.
DR. EVA HARDING. Homeopathist,
Kansas ave. Telephone 4o2.
CARPET AND LACE CLEANING
WANTED Carpets, lace and cheni'.e cur
tains to clean: ingrains washed. .1, 1.
Fosdick, 9('S Kansas ave. 'Phone Mjo.
WANTED Lace and portiere curfab.s t
clean. Mrs. Fosdick. Has Km. av. Tel. ;..
WANTED Curtain and lace clear-lnir.
.Mrs. Fesrliek, 725 Quincy. SHE HAS
TO LOAN Money on Topeka real t-RfnM.
Bay back monlhly. Low interest, ral".
Shawnee fluildtng and Loan A --.-oaial Ion.
See Eastman at 115 West i-'ixlti st.
MONEY TO LOAN on live st .ok, pirno.
organs, typewriters, hansphntl eiw.a-i anl
personal security. L. Biscoe, 5-3 Ivan. ave.
SWITCHES, shampooing and haord-e-ing.
chains, etc.; 2I v.:,!--.' ex ee r ieii-e.
Mrs. VanVleck. 222 East Filth. T lepfcuna
4.3. Relerences bet in th-i city.
MAGNETIC OSTEOPATH VMmy cire-t
in Topeka to prove our work: per-aioi
A. T. Slid Osteopathy arid Web iner.sei
combined. JJrs. Chamberlain Ac Co., 6, i
CLAIRVOYANT Mrs. Reed, colore) .".t
32s Van Buren f., between 1st arJ 21.
STAMPS, SEALS AND STENCIL!
THE J. C. n.XRLIN'O CO.. T.I K:n. Ave.
Rubber stamps, orass and ulurionum tra. i
checks. Price low. Catalogue free. Tel. zi.
MERCHANTS' TRANSFER & STOP.
Co.. packs, ships arm store hous.rto; I
goods. Ttd. ltt- Clareitco ku.n.-r, iJ B.
WATCHED rlci ned. 7"c : clocks, a-'c; main
springs. 7ac: crystal;, lac. Cash pai l f- r
old gold or silver. A ! I work u ua ; a n ; cel.
Old jewelry e:ichanf-'ed f"r new. 1 hil d
up, see Uncle Sum, 012 katnad ave.
CLIPPERS. RAZORS or.I lirnmontn
sharpened: quick repairs. btovees. ma
chinery, etc. .at the Golden Rule. &o5 Ks. av.
MBS. J. R. ITAoT'E. Florist, successor tt
R. J. Groves, M7 Kansas ave. 'phone 6 -.
CT'T FLOWERS nnd floral dc'gr at
Hayes', 107, West Eighth st. 'Phone MS.
JAMES B. HAYDEN. Jew.ler and Opti
cian. Complete slock of w.-itrhe. dia
monds, silverware, etc. Eyes examine. 1
and spectacles properly fitted.
DR. C. IT. GFTFtOR. Disease of the Nose,
Throat and Lungs. 7' ivansa.-i fa.v.
TOPEKA CYd.E CO.. 112 West sth f.
Tel. 7'ti. Bicycles and sundries; bicvcieH
and 'tandems for rent; repairing of ad
IJ. S CYCLE Co.. IIS E. sth t. National
and Union bicycles. Sunnries. repairs.
THE OEFICE of the Capital City Vitri
fied Brick and Paving Co. has belli re
moved to 118 West Eighth st.
PITCHER & THORPE. Patent Lawyer.
314-317 Junction Hldg.. ftth nnd Main !!..
Kansas City, Mo., have new book on "pat
ents for free distribution.
T. D. HUMPHREYS, lawyer, room tt
LINDA HARDY, T. O.. erad iate A
Kirksville. Mo., 211 Bust LiiiUlU
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