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Topeka State Journal building. 800 ana
Ml Kti" avenue, corner of iuizuxn.
311 Vanrierbilt Blag.
Paul Biock. Mgr.
Business Office fell 2
Reporters' Room Bell phone 577
The State JournpA is a member of the
Associated Press and receives the lull
dav tlf-praph report of that gr at news
organization for exclusive afternoon pub
lication in Topeka. Tnur.
The news is received In the State
rial building over wires for this sole vur.
pose, busy through the entire ay.
complete copy of the night report Is also
Probably Miss Stone was thankful
that-she was still alive.
The commissioner of the Indian bu
reau is In favor of making the Indian
work, but how? .
The belligerents on the Isthmus of
Panama are unusually accommodating.
They stop shooting long enough to
allow the trains to pass by.
The Juror at Des Moines who blew
out the gas ana was found dead in bed
next morning was peculiarly fitted for
the position in which he had been called
to serve. .
A cheaper way to dispose of criminals,
lhan to hang or electrocute them, would
be to send them to Maine or the Adi
rondack region during the deer shoot
ing season.
The 13 hoodoo was given a new lease
of life in Michigan Wednesday night.
It was the number borne by the train
which sustained the greatest damage
and loss of life.
Public duties are often left undone
and Important public improvements are
held up by the influence of some per
sons who fear that some other persons
will receive more than their equal
share of the benefits arising therefrom.
Minister Wu is making a fight against
the re-enactment of the Chinese ex
clusion on the ground that it is unfair
and unjust to single out this people
from all the rest of the world and make
them the object of such legislation. He
would like to debate the question with
some of the advocates of the exclusion
law. But there is nothing to debate.
Nobody has made any claim for keep
ing out Wu's people on the score of
Justice; it is largely a matter of busi
ness and incidentally of morals.
Jules Verne has lived to see the sub
marine boat an accomplished fact- The
Holland submarine torpedo boat Ful
ton has made a successful test of re
maining under water for 15 hours, or
from 7:30 o'clock one evening: until
10:30 o'clock the following morning.
Those who went down in the Holland
in addition to her crew were officers of
the navy, an engineer and an electri
cian. A severe storm passed over the
ocean during the night and sent huge
waves to the harbor and shore, but al
though there was but six feet of water
over the top of the turrets those on
board felt nothing of the storm. The
Fulton settled evenly to the bottom and
rested quietly there until she came to
the surface In the morning.
The railroads are sharing In the gen
eral prosperity that is favoring the
country and keeping well up their ac
tivity and earnings. In looking over
a list of the earnings of nearly 200 rail
roads, during the summer and fail
months, it Is almost impossible to find
one that has not increased Its actual
earnings and, in some, the Increase is
noticeable, among them the Santa Fe;
Baltimore & Ohio, Boston and Maine,
Canadian Pacific, Georgia Central, New
Jersey Central, Central Pacific, C. B. &
Q. Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific;
Chicago & Northwestern, Denver &
Rio Grande, Erie Grand Trunk, Great
Northern, Illinois Central. Lake Shore
& Michigan Southern. Lehigh Valley,
Missouri, Kansas & Texas; New York
Central, Norfolk Western, and North
ern Pacific.
It la rumored that there will be some
opposition to the confirmation of the
appointment of Capt. Crozier of Leav
enworth to the position of chief of
ordnance with the rank of brigadier
general. Commenting upon the matter
the Providence Telegram says: Matters
appear to be a little mixed in the ap
pointment of Capt. Crozier to succeed
Gen. Burlington, army chief of ordnance.
This Is a Jump over twenty-eight offi
cers who are Crozler's senior In rank,
and gives him the rank of brigadier
general. The last official act of Buffing
ton was to sign a contract for $300,000
worth of gun carriages, which had been
reported against by the fortifications
board. Gen. Buffington maintained that
the carriage, which was the Joint inven
tion of himself and Capt. Crozier, should
be continued. Unless Secretary Root
revokes this 1300,000 order there will be
more inquiries concerning the why, un
der all circumstances of Crozler's ap
pointment. We are not among those
who affirm that advancement must al
ways be by the rule of seniority, and
we agree with the president that the
good of the service in the army de
mands that promotions should be made
for merit. Merit and experience often
go together with seniority, though not
always. Now that Crozier Is appointed,
the question naturally is, what will be
come of Bufflngton's order for the $300,
000 worth of goods not wanted.
The Worcester (Mass.) Spy com
ments on Secretary Coburn's recent re
port as follows:
Everybody knows that the past sea
son was a proud one for Kansas. It
probably Is not understood, however,
Just how great the state's industrial
triumph was. The secretary of the
state agricultural department has Just
issued a renort showing that the total
yield of wheat was 91,000,000 bushels
with a home value of $51,000,000. This
yield of wheat surpasses any other
harvest in the history of Kansas and
exceeds any single harvest of any other
state. There was an average Of sixty
one bushels for every inhabitant of the
state. In spite of the great drougnt
the total value of the wheat and corn
crops was but eleven per cent below
that of last year. This year's corn
crop was 42,000,000 bushels having a
home value of about $22,000,000. The
counties of Sumner and Barton pro
duced last summer 12,000,000 bushels of
wheat. The secretary points out that
taking into account the value of the
harvest and that there is already about
$60 per capita m the banks of the state,
no one need worry about Kansas'
ability to get through the winter com
From the Atchison Globe.
Some people are so good-natured
they are disagreeable.
The hardest thing on earth is to act
pleased when you are disappointed.
Every man cuts his eye teeth in
time. He may keep his troubles to
himself, but not one ever escaped.
There is a certain measure of good
luck in dying while one is still of an
age to cause people to be sorry about it.
W. H. Bryning and wife go to Mar-
shalltown. Iowa, tomorrow, to get
some board coming to them from kin.
When people talk about you, you say
it is "none of their business." But
they make it their business. Just the
The old saying that all the world
loves a lover should be revised to read
that all the world loves to make fun of
a. lover.
We have always had a desire to know
someone from Ypsilanti. Mich., so that
we could learn bow they really pro
nounce it.
We do not light the fires in the
mornings, and for that reason feel
great indignation because coaioil is
occasionally used.
Some people are so ornery all through
life that we imagine that when they
were born there was a distribution of
awfully cheap cigars.
A man who doesn't like music has a
way of walking past those who stop
on a street corner to hear a band play
that is full of scorn and rebuke.
When some men die they will beat
the merchants of the town out of two
months' bills. They are always about
two months behind with their exptnses.
So much attention is paid at a wed
ding to the bride, her sisters, her
mother, her dress, and the supper, and
so little to her father, who pays for
it all.
What do you think of a man who
owns five pairs of shoes at one time?
Three Atchison men bought five pairs
of shoes, all for their own use, at Lake's
special sale yesterday.
Conceit is one of the strongest human
attributes. Every man elected to office
thinks the people want him for a third
term, although there may be a positive
rule against third terms.
An Atchison man complained of a
sore foot for five days to his wife, and
when at last he yielded to her entreat
ies and entered a doctor's office he
didn't know which shoe to take off.
From the Chicago News.
The man who boasts of being a cynic
is not very dangerous.
It is no crime to be poor unless the
word is applied to singers.
Fame is something that makes a lot
of fools want to shake your hand.
Every man ought to have a good
natured wife to grumble at occasion
ally. The price of liberty is eternal vigilance
and it is always payable in advance.
A woman's weakness lies in her love
for a man who is strong enough to
A bachelor always wonders what is
the matter with a baby when it isn't
Lots of married people in the world
pose as danger signals to those who are
A Kansas editor alludes to a rival as
a reservoir of corruption and an aque
duct of mendacity.
If a young man wants to make a girl
blush all he has to do is to tell her
that he is a mind-reader.
A Kansas man, in advertising his
farm for sale, says it Is advantageously
located fifty miles from a lawyer's
Possibly married men think Just as
mean things about women as old
bachelors do, but they are afraid to say
Death List Stands at 30.
Detroit, Mich., Nov. 29. The list of
the victims of the Penberthy Injector
works boiler explosion will probabaly
remain at thirty, two more bodies hav
ing been recovered. All the injured in
the hospitals are reported as making
satisfactory progress toward recovery.
Supt. Downs and Bookkeeper McEl
downey went over the pay rolls and
succeeded in accounting for all of the
Thanks-riving at White House.
Washington, Nov.. 29. President and
Mrs. Roosevelt had a large party of
friends at their Thanksgiving dinner at
the White House last night. They In
cluded Senator and Mrs. Lodge Com
mander and Mrs. Cowles and a half dozen
others, the party spending the evening at
the White House.
Great Luck of an Editor.
"For two years all efforts to cure Ec
zema in the palms of my hands failed "
writes Editor H. N. Lester of Syracuse
Kan., "then I was wholly cured by Buck
len'a Arnica Salve." It's the world's best
for eruptions, sores and all skin diseases
Only 25c at A. J. Arnold & Son's drug
store. 21 North Kansas ave.
McKinley Pickpocket Sentenced.
Los Angles, CaL, Nov. 28. John Hein
rich. who pleaded guilty to the charge
of picking pockets of members of the
late President McKinley's partv during
their visit to this city last May, has
been sentenced to serve three years In
San Quentin prison.
If your liver is out of order, causing
Biliousness, Sick Headache, Heart
burn, or Constipation, take a dose of
On retiring, and tomorrow your di
gestive organs will be regulated and
you will be bright, active and readv
for any kind of work. This has
been the experience of others; it
will be yours. HOOD'S PILLS are
old by all medicine dealers. 25 cts.
Spiritual Sensation Has Ap
peared in Butler County.
Young Towanda Girl is a Favor
ed Personage.
Nellie Shrlrer But 13 Years Old
the Victim.
Mysterious Rappings and Slate
Writing Happen.
Spirits Foint Out Boys Who
Killed Favorite Dog.
El Dorado. Kan.. Nov. 29. "Towanda
has a spiritual sensation. Miss Nellie
Shriver. a girl of 13 years, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Josh Shriver, who are
among the oldest pioneers of the town
ship, seems to be the special and favor
ite medium of spirit manifestations that
are v&ry strange and curious. That Miss
Nellie is sincere and all the writings, an
swers by writings, and queer exhibitions
genuine is held by all who have been to
see them, and they are many.
"The rappings began about two years
ago and were at first terrifying to the
family. They came more pronounced as
time went on and familiarity lessened
their terrors until Miss Nellie offered op-
fiortunity for writing which they cra
iraced. She takes a slate to bed with
her and placing it and a pencil beneath
the covers, instantly the writing begins,
the scratching of the pencil plainly heard
and the writing perfectly legible. All
this with no eftect nor actiii on her
part. Questions answered by yea or no,
ages of people and the like are answered
accurately and promptly by rappings up
on the bedstead. Doubting persons or
those who speak or act slightingly to
ward the spirits are met by a storm of
rappings upon the bedstead and it and
its coverings are tossed about like a boat
on storm beaten waters.
"Miss Nellie and her family disclaim
any collusion with the spirits. She is the
involuntary means of communication with
the material world. Some time ago the
Shrivers lost a favorite and valuable dog.
It mysteriously disappeared: the spirits
wrote the names of neighboring boys who
killed the dog and threw its body in a
sink. This was confirmed by a boy who
said he had been solicited to assist in the
"These strange things have caused the
serious to flock to the Shriver home in
freat numbers and the notoriety is very
isagreeable, yet they are powerless to
stop the strange and uncanny occur
Mr. Smith, of Wakaruaa, and Mrs.
Dunpby, of Carbon dale.
Carbondale, Nov. 29. The people ol
this community have been greatly
shocked by the sudden deaths of two
persons within a period of 24 hours.
About 6 o'clock Monday evening at
the home of Cyrus C. Smith, residing
near Wakarusa, Mr3.: Smith and her
son stepped into the yard to attend to
some chores, leaving Mr. Smith, who
was somewhat lame from rheumatism,
in the house. A few minutes later the
mother and son returned to the house
and found Mr. Smith lying on the floor,
in the throes of death.
Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Sarah Ann
Dunphy of this place, was weaving a
piece of carpet at the home of a neigh
bor by the name of Johnson.
About 4 p. m. Mr. Johnson - and his
wife went to a patch of corn te get
some fodder, leaving Mrs. Dunphy
When they returned shortly after,
they found Mrs. Dunphy with her el
bows resting on the frame of the loom
and her hands supporting her head,
asleep in death.
Mrs. Dunphy was the widow of an
ex-confederate veteran, her husband
having served in the rebel army.
Both were victims of heart disease
and both were in unusually high spirits
all day prior to their deaths.
Clay Center Association Makes Its
First Venture.
Clay Center, Nov. 29. The first show
of the Clay County Poultry association
was opened November 27 and will close
Saturday, November 30th. There are
about 150 exhibits of the different varie
ties and several pens of Pekin ducks.
The show is being well patronized and
the association is satisfied with its first
venture. Judge Rhodes of Topeka does
the scoring ana awards will be made
Friday. W. A. Lamb of Manhattan has
a pen of brown Leghorns and Ross
Bros, of the same place have a pen of
Buff Wyandottes.
F. A. Brown of Onaga has a Den of
light Brahamas on exhibition and F. E.
Wolff of Jewell City shows a fine nen
of White Plymouth Rocks. M. B. Cald
well of Bala, secretary of the associa
tion, has the largest exhibit. The mer
chants have also given special prizes
wnicn are on view in the hall.
Handkerchief From the White House
Sold at Wichita Auction.
Wichita, Nov. 29. A plain linen hand
kerchief, sent from the White House by
airs. Theodore Roosevelt, was the at
traction which drew a large crowd to
the fair given by the Ladies' Benevolent
Society of the Whltside Presbyterian
church. The handkerchief had been sent
by Mrs. Roosevelt in response to a let
ter from Mrs. Rudolph Hatfield, telling
of the proposed fair and its 'object to
tinisn paying lor the new church Dews.
Just one week after sending the letter.
Mrs. Hatfield received the handkerchief.
It is a simple white linen hemstitched
handkerchief, embroidered with bow
knots. It was sold at auction for $3.75
after spirited bidding.
Teachers at Junction City.
Junction City, Kan.. Nov. 29. The an
nual meeting of the Northwest Central
Teachers' association opened here
Thursday. Teachers began arriving
Wednesday and about 350 have regis
tered. The meeting will continue till
tonight. There was a lecture in the
opera house last night by Byron King,
of Pittsburg, Pa., .and there will be one
tonight for the visiting teachers. The
business sessions are today.
Revival at Cottonwood Falls.
Cottonwood Falls, Nov. 29. French
Oliver, the noted evangelist, and his
brother. W. R. Oliver, professor of vocal
music, have been holding services in
Music hall. The churches have all
united during the meetings and there
have been a great many conversions.
It is the greatest revival of religion ever
held in this city. Thanksgiving was
observed by divine services in Music
Chicago and Return $16.00, Santa Fe
December 1 to 3. Inclusive. Good un
til December 8 returning.
Fortune Left by Dead Historian to
Be Distributed.
NeW York, Nov. 29. According to the
Herald more than a half million dollars
is to be distributed among the heirs of
George Bancroft, historian, who died
in Washington, D. C, on January 17.
1891. The New York Life Insurance
company as trustees brought suit for a
construction of certain clauses of the
will and also for an accounting of the
will. Mr. Bancroft was 91 years of age
at the time of his death. A peculiar
feature of his will executed in 1887 was
the tying up of the bulk of his fortune
until November 1, 1900. Charles C. Glo
ver and James M. Johnson were ap
pointed executors and trustees. The
referee, Franklin B. Lord has reported
that at the end of three years, the ex
ecutors turned over to the trust com
pany securities worth $541,873 and this
has since increased to $614,426. The
referee finds that $68,000 is now suffi
cient to pay the income to the annuit
ants. This leaves almost $650,000 for
immediate distribution. This will be as
One-fourth to the state of John C.
Bancroft, one-fourth to Sarah Wooling
hon, one-fourth to Susanna Carroll and
one-twelfth each to Wilder Dwight
Bancroft, Pauline Bancroft, Flach and
Esther Bancroft, children of John C
Santa Fe Shopmen Were Disappointed
Four hundred and fifty Santa Fe shop
men gathered at the coach shop this
noon expecting to hear a Thanksgiving
address from Governor Stanley. The
governor, however, failed to arrive and
the meeting was addressed by C. H.
Coultes, the Moody evangelistic singer,
who is in charge of the music at the
First Presbyterian church. Besides
speaking Mr. Coultes sang two solos.
It Is expected that the governor will be
present next Thursday.
Governor Stanley Issues Authority to
K. N. G. Members.
A number of commissions for officers
in the Second regiment, Kansas Na
tional Guards, were issued today. Fred
R. Fitzpatrick was commissioned cap
tain; Robert AHarris, first lieutenant,
and Albert F. lierg, second lieutenant.
of company M. Company M is located
at Sauna.
Nels M. Nelson was commissioned
captain of company K; Adolph Ander
son, first lieutenant, and Oscar L. Linu
quist, second lieutenant. As might be
guessed without very many guesses,
company K is stationed at Lindsborg.
Harry J. Hildebrandt was commis
sioned first lieutenant, and Roy II.
Thompson, second lieutenant or com
pany G, of Osborne.
Pensions For Kansans.
Washington, Nov. 29. The following
pensions have been granted for Kan
sans: Original Eli Wr. Wagener, Belle
ville, $10; Robert H. Dawson, Castleton,
$K. Increase, restoration, reissue, etc.
Silas C. Davis, dead-, Hallowell, $12;
Simeon W. Rowe, Greenleaf, $8; Joseph
H. Jones, National Military home,
Leavenworth, $14. Original widows,
etc. Nancy J. Davis, Hallowell, $8;
minor of Beverly B. Hurst, Osage City,
$14; Hettie C. Bishop, Arkansas City, $8.
Increase, restoration, reissue, etc. The
odore R. Stevens, Eureka, $30. Original
widows, etc Beta Von Mlnden, Block,
$8. '
Won $20,000 on Corbett.
Hartford, Conn., Nov. 29. "Eddie"
Burke was the heaviest winner on Cor
bett's victory. He realized about $20,000.
From Corbett's first appearance-in the
east Burke admired the Denver boy,
but he did not make a bet until the
odds reached 2V4 to 1. Then he sent out
his commiss. jus in lots of $o00 and $1,-
000. At the ringside Burke got on sev
eral wagers at 3 and 4 to L
The funeral of R. S. Cross will be
held from his late residence, 601 West
Tenth avenue, at 2 p. m. Sunday.
Jury la Appointed.
Wm. L. Jury was today appointed
acting foreman of the Santa Fe ma
chine shops in the place of Wm. Barnes,
who has been sent east by the Santa Fe
to inspect lo locomotives which are be
ing built for the road at Pittsburg, Pa.
The permanent appointment tor Mr.
Barnes' place has not been made. It is
said that a man is to be brought here
from some outside road.
Departmental Notes.
Washington, Nov. 29. Mrs. May B.
Ellison, of El Reno, Okla., has been ap
pointed a matron, and Samuel L. Tuck
er, of Pleasant, Kas., has been appoint
ed a farmer. Jit the Reed Moon Indian
school, Oklahoma. Miss Kate Kennedy,
of Holy Cross, Kas., has been appoint
ed a laundress at the Sac and Fox
school, Oklahoma
Buy your hat Saturday and get the
benefit of the reduction. Some hats at
half price. Everything trimmed has a
discount. Mrs. Morrison, next to Na
tional hotel.
tHfHtHii t in 1 1 11
Last Day of
Boys' Clothing
Ages 8 to 1 6.
We have the best assortment in the city
at the lowest prices.
Boys' Suits ages 8 to 14 70c
Boys' School Suits $1.00
Boys' Blue or Striped Suits such as
are usually retailed for $3.00 Our
price $1.75
Boys" heavy Never-Wear-Out Scotch
Suits $2.50
Boys' Heavy Cassimere Suits.. $3.00
Boys' Heavy Blue Serge Suits fast
color, well made and trimmed Our
regular $6.00 Suit for $4.00
The handsomest and nobbiest line of
Young Men's Suits.. ..$5.00 to $18.00
Boy's eefers, ages 4 to S $1.25
Special Oxford
Grey Swagger
Overcoats $6.00
See Our Boy's Overcoats before buying
all prices $2.00 to $18.00
1000 Boys'
Winter .
Caps 25c
and 50c
Buys YOKE.
same as other
stores ask $15.
If your price
Shoe Sale.
As good a shoe
as others want
$3.00 for.
Hairline Pants,
same as other stores
ask $1.90
Our price tomorrow,
Mrs. S. L.
Leavitt Sustains Slight
Mr. and Mrs. S. I Leavitt were
thrown from their automobile Thanks
giving afternoon on Buchanan street,
and Mrs. Leavitt was severely bruised
by the fall. She was, however,
able to walk home.
The automobile was in the control of
Mr. Leavitt and in the act of turning
around under full speed, apparently,
tile machine was run into the curbing.
The "auto" sustained small damages.
Thanksgiving Hunters Secured
Plenty of Game.
It Is estimated that several wagon
loads of rabbits have been offered for
sale to Topeka meat dealers within the
past 24 hours by sportsmen who went
forth Thanksgiving day seeking what
ever they might shoot at.
The country was full of hunters
Thanksgiving day. Some of the trains
running out into the surrounding coun
try early in the morning bristled with
shooting irons of various descriptions,
and scores of sportsmen went out in
Quail was the principal game sought.
The quail season does not properly be
gin until December 1, next Sunday, but
most hunters think Thanksgiving day
is near enough to the open quail seasoa
to risk killing a few if they see them
and are good enough shots. The latter
condition is important. But compara
tively few quail were bagged. Either
the birds received a tip of what was
coming and hid out; or else there wers
none to hide. It is claimed that many
people have been violating the game
laws and killing quail out of season,
and that already the birds are scarce
before the season has legally opened.
The mortality among the rabbits was
something frightful, however. Every
body who could shoot anything at ail
shot the poor rabbits. Enough rabbits
were slaughtered Thanksgiving day to
furnish material for sausage for some
time to come.
Weather Still Pleasant.
The mercury went up and down this
morning in the government thermom
eter like stocks on 'change in panicky
times. At 7 o'clocck the mercury stood
at 45. at 9 o'clock 43, and at 11 o'clock
52. The wind has been northwest,
blowing 12 miles an hour. The forecast
sent out today is "Fair tonight and
Saturday." The hourly temperatures,
according to the government thermom
eter, were as follows:
7 o'clock 45
8 o'clock 44
9 o'clock 43
10 o'clock 46
11 o'clock 52
12 o'clock 57
1 o'clock 60
2 o'clock 63
Everybody reads the State Journal.
1 1 1 'Wtwwwwx inn in
November Bargains in Suits
Men's Suits.
20 styles Suits all new this sea
son $5.00
Handsome Black Thibet Cloth
Suit $6.00
Stylish Cheviot Suits received too
late and intended for a $10 Suit..$7.50
The best assortment of Suits to be
seen for the money in Clays, Thibets,
Scotch Cheviots and Cassi
meres $10.00
Handsome Tailor-made Suits with
hair cloth front, hand-made button
holes Lapels and Collars $15.00
The Largest Line of
House Coats and
Bath Robes
in the city.
$2.50 to $12.50
Men's Corduroy
Pants Tomorrow
3uit of
We say, don't buy before seeing us
County Treasurer Will Kill the
Deputy County Treasurer Eberle has
commenced a system of fumigating the
money in the county treasurer's office.
Hereafter all money that leaves the
treasurer's office will be as clean and
free from microbes as a liberal use of
formaldehyde can make It. Money with
the scent of everything from the
breath of crushed violets to the odor
of onions comes into the treasurer's
office. Hereafter the violet perfume and
the onion odor will be at once eradicat
ed by means of disinfectants.
Dubois, 111., Nov. 29. Charles Evil
sizer, the city marshal, and Henry
Cameron, of Ashley, fought a pistol
duel at a ball here last night, Evilsizer
receiving three wounds and Cameron
four. Both will . probably die. The
shooting was the result of a quarrel
over a woman.
Pittsburg, Nov. 29.The general offi
cers of the Brotherhood of Trainmen
are leaving the city, satisfied that the
switchmen's strike wiU not prove se
rious. ,
London, Nov. 29. There was to have
been an open meeting of anarchists in
this city tonight to celebrate the four
teenth annual anniversary of the execu
tion of the Chicago anarchists, but the
police ordered the owner of the hall in
which the meeting was to have been
held to cancel the contract.
Woonsoeket, R. I., Nov. 29. The Clear
River woolen mill, located at Bridgeton,
burned today. Loss $120,000.
"Washington, Nov. 29. The United
States today appealed to the district
court of appeals from the decision of
Judge Bradley rendered last July in the
case of Rear Admiral Sampson, officers
and men of the North Atlantic squadron
in the battle of Santiago against the
Infanta Maria Teresa and other vessels
for prize money.
New York, Nov. 29. The secretary of
the Panama Railroad and Steamship
company today received a cable dis
patch from the agents of the company
at Colon which reads as follows: "Trou
ble settled."
To Gather in Telephone Lines.
Joliet, 111., Nov. 29. Directors of the
Interstate Independent Telephone &
Telegraph company, a new $3,000,000
corporation recently organized in New
Jersey for the purpose of acquiring and
controlling telephone companies, held
its first business meetings here today.
Directors were present from New Jer
sey, Ohio and Illinois. Officers were
elected as follows: President, Senator
H. H. Evans, Aurora, 111.; vice presi
dent, Frank Tracey. Springfield, O.
secretary and general manager, E. R.
Conklin, Joliet; treasurer, A. B. Conk
lin, Aurora.
Child Union Suits 25o
Boys' Fleece Lined Union
Suits 50o
Boys' Heavy Fleece Under
wear 25o
Boys' Wool Underwear SOo
Men's Heavy Fleece Under
wear 37.
Boys' Black White stripe
Shirts 19o
Men's Black White striped
Shirts 21c
Men's heavy Chambray Suits re
inforced back and front 45.
Men's Blue Flannel Shirts SOo
Men's Knit Jackets.. $1.00 to $3.50
Men's Duck Coats rubber
lined $1.20
Boys' Long Corduroy
Pants fl.SO
Boys' Blue Flannel Shirts 75c
Men's 75c Fancy Shirts 6O0
Men's Embroidered Night Shirts. .45e
Men's Heavy
Fleeced Underwear
Buys Suits
same as other
stores advertise
for $12.50
Hand Sew
ed Shoes.
This shoe is as
good as a $5.00
Fifty Russian
Blouse Suits,
Other stores' S3 kind,
Our price tomorrow,
George Bass and Mary E. Wood Were
married at the home of the bride's
parents in Lowman Hill last night.
Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Blakeley of 12G0
Topeka avenue are the parents of a son,
born today. He will be christened John
At 1:40 Thursday afternoon there was
a gasoline stove Are at the home of .1.
H. Brainsmaid and A. H. Sutton, 1710
AVest Tenth street. The loss was about
Eder Logee, the young man who stole
a horse southeast of Topeka a short
time ago, was sentenced this afternoon
by Judge Hazen to the Hutchinson re
formatory. The county commissioners this morn
ing allowed Mrs. Thorpe, police matron,
$100 on account of the contingency fund
of $500 a year set at her disposal to use
in aiding the poor.
Under special permission of the coun
cil, the Palace Clothing company has
placed a Western Union clock in the
lobby of the city hall. The clock is
wound and corrected by electricity, and
has an "ad" for the donors on the face.
Dr. D. M. Fisk received a letter yes
terday from Dr. G. A. Gates in which
Dr. Gates stated that he and Mrs.
Gates had started for California, and
that after his visit there, he would no
tify the Washburn trustees of his de
cision. Samuel Parr filed suit in the district
court this morning for $5,080 damages
against the county on account of in
juries received by a bridge giving way
on the Tecumseh road last June. Parr
first asked the county commissioners
for $1,000 and when that was refused
brought suit for the larger amount.
Mayor Hughes presented the fire de
partment, the police department and
the city hall employes each with a bar
rel of winesap apples on Thanksgiving
day. Whether or not a Thanksgiving
offering was due from Col. Hughes has
not yet been decided by the supreme
court, but the recipients are willing to
accept the apples on account.
Sheriff Cook made out a requisition
for supplies with which to restock his
magazine. He has the goods. The
county may not pay the bilL The
requisition read as follows: "200 rounds
of fresh ammunition that will go.
(See?)" The ammunition cost $4.40.
The sheriff has it and the commission
ers have the bill. Now County Auditor
Welch is looking up the law to see If
the county has to pay the bills of the
sheriff for powder and shot. He m:y
hold that the sheriff must pay for his
sport with the gun by buying his own
powder and shot.
Buy your hat Saturday and get the
benefit of the reduction. Some hats at
half price. Everything trimmed has a
discount. Mrs. Morrison, next to Na
tional hotel.
Henry Olews, Jr., Weds.
New York. Nov. 29. Announcement was
made today- of the marriage in this city
of Mrs. Kred fJebhart. nee Morrin of Bal
timore, and Henry Clews, jr., son of the
well known New York banker.
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and Overcoats
25 Boys' Suits
Tomorrow, ages
8 to 15 70c
Men's Heavy
Tenths Flan
nel Night
Robes 45c
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