TOPEKA STATE JOUKNAH., SATURDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 30, 1901;
Voung Corbett lias a Bright
Had Three Draws and Two
Losses in IS Fights.
FIRST BOUT IN 1897,
Began His Career the Same
Year as McGorern.
A Colorado Lad, Born in Denrer
New fork, Nov. 30. Youne Corbetfs
name In private life is William K.Itoth
"sveU. He is a resident of Denver, was
born in 1S79. and is 5 feet 3 inches tall.
He can fight at 122 pounds. His career
began in the same year as Terry Mc
Govern's. He fought three times in
1S97. He knocked out Kid Harris in
four rounds.Julius Segel in four rounds,
and won from Bert Crater in three
rounds. In the following year he fought
but three fights. Fred O'Neil he knock
ed out in four rounds at Omaha on July
24. Reddy Coogan a ad he fought to a
draw after 20 rounds of hot work at
Aspen, Col., on November 14. On. De
cember 12 he knocked out Dago Mike
In two rounds at Aspen.
Corbett had a busy year in 1899. He
fought 20 times. His first of the year
was a 20-round draw with Abe bpitz at
Denver, on February 27. He knocked
out Tom Olenn in five rounds at Leatt
ville on April 7, gave Billy Irwin his
ouietus in the fourth round at Aspen
on May 2, and put Abe Bpltx to sleep
in four rounds at Aspen on June iu.
On June 23 he fousrht a 20-round draw
with Jack Dempsey at Aspen. Billy
Rotchford defeated Corbett in a 20
round bout at Denver on July 24. On
August 19 Corbett knocked out Faddy
Huehes in one round at .Hastings, coi
On September 1 he won from Jack Flint
at Omaha in four rounds. He knocked
out Billy Harris in two rounds at
Omaha two days later. He knocked out
Al Rivers in four rounds at Des .Moines
on October 4. Two days later he won
from Billy Brown in four rounds at
Des Moines. He knocked out K.ia Ben
nett in three rounds at Cripple Creek
on November 27.
Last year Young Corbett fought IS
battles. He knocked out Spike Wallace
in one round at Denver on January 10,
did the same to Jack Munson in two
rounds on January 22, and repeated
again in two rounds on February 11
with Kid Kelley. On February 29 he
lost to Jack Dempsey in two rounds at
Pueblo. On March 14 he knocked out
Dempsey in three rounds at Pubelo.
On April 13 he lost to Benny Yanger,
"The Tipton Slasher," in 18 rounds at
Denver. He won from Jimmy Coogan
in six rounds at Denver on April 24,
and knocked out Frank Newhouse in
17 rounds at Aspen on May 30. He also
knocked out Ray Streetor in two rounds
on July 5. and Kid Lee in four rounds
on July 28 at Cripple Creek. He knock
ed out Larry Lacy In one round at
Denver on August 27. He fought Jim
my Riley ten rounds to a draw at Den
ver on September 5, and fought Jack
Kane 20 rounds to a draw at Cripple
Creek on September 15. He got back
at Jimmy Riley at Denver on Septem
ber 28 and knocked him out in three
rounds. On October 6 he won from
Jimmy Coogan at Pueblo after 20 rounds
of fighting. He fought Benny Yanger
again on November 27 and it was a
draw at the end of ten rounds. He won
from Reddy Coogan in three rounds at
Cripple Creek on December 15, and
knocked out two men at Denver five
Corbet t's record for these 18 fights
was two lost fights and three draws.
This year Corbetfs work in the ring
has been brilliant. All his fights have
been in the city of his home, Denver. He
won from Joe Bernstein in seven
rounds on January 18. He knocked out
Kid Broad in the fourth round on
March 22. On April 12 he knocked out
Eddie Santry in the second. Oscar
Oardner he knocked out in the sixth
round. On June 26, a month later he
won from Kid Broad in ten rounds. He
won from Oeorge Dixon in ten rounds.
NEXT BASEBALL MOVE.
Big Five" Holds Key to the National
Philadelphia, Nov. 30. One week from
next Monday the National league base
ball club owners will hold a meeting in
New York, which will be of vast im
portance to the game. Interest is just
now centered in what will be done at
this meeting. Many believe that the
circuit will remain Just as it is. Much
however will depend on the action of
Freedman, Brush, Soden, Dreyfuss and
Robison, the "big five' of the league.
These five men by their combined votes
can control league affairs, and they will
be the dictators in the coming reor
ganization. The "big five" will probably
have a meeting some time this week to
decide what is to be done. Freedman
lias often proclaimed that Brooklyn is
not a major league city, and John T.
Brush is known to have a knife up his
sleeve for the Philadelphia club own
Just what will happen cannot be fore
told, but it is evident that some scheme
Is being concocted to get even with
old-time enemies. When such a com
bination has on "grum shoe" It will
Barney Drevfuss is the only one that
has been heard from, and he has merely
suggested a change in the rules so that
each club can carry 17 plavers instead
of only 16 aa now stipulated In the
Harry Dolan, who recently signed a
Brooklyn contract for 1902. at an ad
vanced salary, is authority for the
statement that Joe Kelley may jump
Brooklyn and sign with the Baltimore
Manager Hanlon evidently feels cer
tain that some of his old men are go
ing to jump the Brooklyn club. He is
trying his utmost to sign John Ander
son, who formerly played with Brook
lyn, but has for the last two years
played first base for the Milwaukee
club of the American league. The Bos
ton club is also after Anderson, and
Manager Buekenberger has tried to get
Brooklyn to waive its reserve of the
player. Hanlon refuses to do so, and is
trying to induce Anderson to once more
come into the Brooklyn fold.
WIU BUILD FINE STABLE.
J. H. Haggin Contemplates a New
Home For His Thoroughbreds.
New York, Nov. 30. J. B. Haggin, the
multimillionaire breeder and owner of
many thoroughbreds, stabled at Eaton
town, N. J., is contemplating building
a new home for his borses and extend
ing his racing affairs. Mr. Haggin ias
purchased fur acres of land in Neck
Head for toe erectioa oX the new sta
ble and when it is completed it will
be one of the finest in the country.
The work of building the stable will
be begun soon and it is expected that
it will be finished before the racing
season opens next year. The colors of
Mr. Haggin were not seen on the local
tracks for some years until this year,
when be raced Watercolor and a few
others. The plans of Mr. Haggin, how
ever, are that next year his horses will
not be idle and that his colors will be
prominent in all the stakes.
' TO FIGHT AGAIN.
McGovern's Manager Posts $2,500
For Another Bout With Corbett.
New York. Nov. 30. In sporting circles
here nothing is talked of more than the
defeat of Terrv McOovern by "Young
Corbett" in Hartford. That McGovern
was beaten by a two handed rushing
fighter like himself was conceded by ev
erybody, but McGrOvern's friends are evi
dently of the opinion that should the boys
meet again McGovern will regain his lost
Friday afternoon Sam Harris, McGov
ern's manager posted J2.&J0 to bind an
other match, the time and place to be at
the will of "Young Corbett." In an in
terview Harris said:
"In order to get a return match with
Young Corbett' Terry will agree to knock
him out before the limit of 2U or 25 rounds
is reached or forfeit the entire purse. Now,
if 'Young Corbett' thinks he is McGov
ern's master, he will cover the forfeit
which I have placed in rrputable hands,
and if he refuses the public can easily
see who is the better man.
"I don't wish to take away any of the
credit that is due 'Young Corbett' over his
great victory, but 1 still insist that the
result ol the fight was due 10 a fluke.
When McGovern was put down- in the
first round his head came in contact with
the boarded floor of the ring, and this so
stunned him that he was in a dazed con
dition thereafter. My man. McGovern,
had all the better of the mill up to that
time, and hnd the ring been padded there
would have been another story to tell. In
delivering the last blow 'Young Corbett'
did not realize himself that he had hit
Terry with effect, as his head was down
and he was swinging his hands wildly.
It was lucky enough to be a winning
blow and what I consider a chance one.
"I am positive that McGovern did not
show his true form in this contest, and I
am willing to accept the proposition of
James C. Kennedy, manager and match
maker of the Twentieth Century Athletic
club of San Francisco, who has offered a
purse of $10,000 for the men to meet again
at his club."
MADE $10,000 THIS TEAR.
Trotting Breeders' Association Out of
Debt at Last.
Lexington, Ky Nov. 30. At the an
nual meeting of the stockholders of the
Kentucky Trotting Horse Breeders' as
sociation the following directors were
elected for the ensuing year: B. P.
Stoil, Lucas Broadhead, L. Y. Harkness,
R. C. Estill, CoU John R. Allen, M.
Bowerman, J. D. Grover and Brook
Curry. The new members of the board
are Mr. Cirover, of Georgetown, and
Brook Curry, of Lexington. Mr. S. T.
Harbison and H. K. McAdams retire
from the board, both of them declining
to serve again on account of the pres
sure of private business. The annual
report of Secretary H. W. Wilson
showed a pront of J10.000 for the uc
tober meeting. This will wipe out the
last remaining indebtedness, and for
the first time since reorganization, in
1892, the association will not owe a
TWO NOTED HORSES SOLD.
Lord Derby and Shadow Chimes Bring
$10,500 and $5,100 Respectively.
New York, Nov. 30. A number of
fast trotters and pacers were on the
programme for sale at the Fasig-Tipton
auction Friday, and there was a good
attendance of buyers. Lord Derby,
2:066, and Shadow Chimes, 2:06, the
two stars of the Hamlin stables, were
reserved for sale until 3 o'clock in tne
afternoon, at which hour the first
named entered the ring. Lord Derby
was driven by "Ed" Geers. D. Lamar
and 11 E. Smithers, both of this city.
made the bidding lively until $10,000
was reached. This was Mr. Lamar s
last bid and Mr. Smithers got the
horse lor JoOO more.
Other bidders for Lord Derby in addi
tion to Messrs. Lamar and Smithers
were Wallace Pearse, of Sharpsburg,
Pa., who bid to J9.500, and Nathan
Straus, who bid to $8,000. At the Hart
ford meeting this summer Mr. Smithers
offered $20,000 for Lord Derby. His
offer was refused.
Shadow Chimes went to William
West, of Edinburgh, Scotland, for $5,100.
NEW BALL LEAGUE.
American Association Is Launched at
a Chicago Meeting.
Chicago, Nov. 30. The American
Association of Professional Baseball
clubs, with Thomas J. Hickey as presi
dent, has been launched. The new
magnates finished their preliminary
business and adjourned subject to the
call of the president. Chicago will be
President Hickey's headquarters. The
circuit and owners of- the franchises
were announced as follows:
Indianapolis, W. H. Watkins and J.
Rauschkaup; Milwaukee, H. D. Quin
and C. S. Havenor; St. Paul, George
Lennon; Columbus, T. J. Bryce; Toledo,
Charles Strobel; Minneapolis, A. B.
BeaJls; Omaha, W. A. Rourke; Kansas
City. George Tebeau.
The new league announced that it
would not affiliate with the national
body or with any of the minor leagues
The Western league, of which Hickey
was formerly president, will be reor
ganized with a six club circuit, made
up of Denver, Colorado Springs, St.
Joseph, Des Moines, Sioux City and
Applications in the American associa
tion were refused to Grand Rapids,
Cincinnati and Chicago. The owners of
franchises for the eight clubs have de
posited $S00 each as a guarantee of the
permanency of the ten-year agreement.
Over $6,800 Taken in at the Missouri
Kansas City, Nov. SO. Porter BT dod
dard, who was appointed Wednesday by
Judge Henry of the circuit court to take
charge of the Thanksgiving dav football
game and manage and handle the finan
cial end of the affair until the court has
a chance to hear the evidence in the in
junction case filed against James H. Man
ning by the Metropolitan Land company,
to restrain Manning from collecting ren
tal for the use of the grounds that dav
has given out a statement of the receipts
and attendance at the Missouri-Kansas
According to Mr. Goddard's figures, 6.274
people paid admission thrnue-h th, trata
and the gross receipts amounted to some,
thing over ia.SuO. Of this amount J5.349
was paid over to the university mani-
c, o 1 1 , ui per cent, was turned
in to the court, to be held until final set
tlement of the case.
JENKINS A PUGILIST.
Big Wrestler Issues a Challenge to
Cleveland, Nov. 30. Tom Jenkins, the
champion wrestler, intends to turn pu
gilist, and last night issued a challenge
to meet James J. Jeffries in a glove
contest for the world's championship
and a reasonable side bet. Jenkins has
long been known by the public onlv as
a wrestler,- but he is equally skillful
with the glovs, and he believes that
the greater financial emoluments accru
ing from too ring would warrant his
turning to pugilism. He does not in
tend, however, to give up wrestling en
tirely, but will meet all bona fide chal
lengers In both wrestling and boxing.
Manager Touhy will leave Cleveland
for San Francisco, Monday morning, to
see Jeffries in the matter of a match
WANTED IN ENGLAND.
Fitz and Jeffries Made a Fine Offer to
New York, Nov) 30. The interest at
tending to a bout between Robert Fitz
simmons and James Jeffries is not con
fined to America. While Jim Kennedy
is matching the pair for a bout on the
Pacific coast, the National Sporting
club today received the following cable
gram from A. F. Bethuspn, manager of
the English fighting organization:
"Can you arrange to get Fitzsimmons
and Jeffries to fight at this club within
three months, limited to ten rounds, for
Fitz is absent from his training quar
ters on private business, but as soon as
he returns he will be asked where lie
desires to again try for the champion
shin. LOST $3,000 ON YALE.
Young Vanderbilt Drops This Amount
on Blue-Crimson Contest.
Boston, Nov. 30. The heaviest indi
vidual loser on the Yale-Harvard gam 3
was Reginald Claypool Vanderbilt. He
drooped $3,000. He wagered that amount
with a half dozen Harvard students,
putting the money up Saturday morn
ing just before the game. He gave odds
of 5 to 4.
Mr. Vanderbilt attended the game
with a party of his classmates, Yale
Track Records Broken.
Washington, Nov. 30 Three track
records were broken at Bennings. Pros
per La Gai, in the first race, reduced
the time for one mile and fifty yards
from 1:47 4-5 to 1:46. Federalist, in the
fifth event, clipped one-fifth of a second
from the record of 1:47 for one mile
and forty yards, and Potente, the only
winning favorite of the day, made her
own pace for a mile and a furlong and
lowered the track record of 1:57 2-5 by
two-fifths of a second. Slidell, backed
from 40 to 1 to 5 to 1. won the second
race, and Federalist, a 25 to 1 chance,
captured the fifth event. H. Cochran's
five mounts all took some of the money.
The track was fast.
Western League Wants Sexton.
Rock Island, 111., Nov. 30. M. H. Sex
ton, of this city, president of the "Three
I" league, has letters from the man
agers of several of the clubs in the
Western league urging him to consider
a proposition to become the Hirecting
head of that organization in the event
of the deposing of T. J. Hickey, with
whose services they express dissatis
faction. Mr. Sexton has not answered
any of the letters as yet, but states,
although flattered by the offer, it would
hardly be possible for him to accept
on account of his private business, the
same reason that caused him to decline
re-election as president of the "Three
St Louis Americans to Get Douglas.
St. Louis, Nov. 30. Douglas, the crack
catcher of the Philadelphia National
league club, reached St. Louis from his
home at Wellsville today, and from the
way he talked it appears highly likely
that he will desert the parent body and
go with the American league. Jimmy
McAleer, who takes charge of the new
St. Louis club, has .made him a liberal
offer, and, according to what his
friends say, "Bill" has as good as
signed. McAleer's catching staff thus
far consists of "Jiggs" Donahue and
Beck Signs With the Reds.
Toledo, Nov. 30. It was learned to
day that Erve Beck had signed a con
tract with Cincinnati for next season,
and that he is to receive $3,000 for his
work. He will hold down the second
sack. Last year at Cleveland his work
attracted the attention of Manager Mc
Phee of the Reds and immediately after
the close of this season he opened nego
tiations with Beck.
New York, Nov. 30. The Charley
McKeever-JacK O'Brien match is cre
ating much interest in London. Ar
rangements for a limited round bout
have been completed, and they will
meet in the early part of January.
O'Brien has not been defeated since his
arrival in the old country, and as he
has beaten all the Englishmen that
could be got to face him it was neces
sary to import Americans. McKeever
is confident of defeating O'Brien, but
the latter does not seem as confident of
beating his fellow Philadelphian as he
was of putting away his other antag
onists. Should O'Brien defeat McKeever
he will probably meet Kid McCoy.
Ruhlin at Denver..
Denver, Nov. 30. "Gus" Ruhlin and
his manager, Billy Madden, arrived in
the city last night and registered at
the Oxfocd hotel. Madden had a long
statement prepared in which he reiter
ates his declaration that Ruhlin quit
because of a dislocated knuckle on the
left hand. The adverse criticism of the
big fighter is attributed by Madden to
the work of "knockers."
MacFarland Returns From Europe.
New York, Nov. 30. Floyd MacFar
land, who is to ride with Frank Kra
mer in the six-day bicycle race to begin
at Madison Square garden on December
8, arrived last night on the steamship
Kron Prinz Wilhelm. With him came
Jimmy Michael, who is to give exhibi
tion rides during the six days' race.
Booth Not Going to Wisconsin.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 30. Coach Booth
of the University of Nebraska football
team today denied the report that he
was going to Wisconsin to fill the posi
tion left vacant by the retirement of
Carbuncle Sold For $ 6,500.
Washington, Nov. SO. Carbuncle was
sold today for $5,600 to H. J. Marshall,
of Warrenton, Va.
Fought to a Draw.
Portland, Ore., Nov. 30. The fight be
tween "Mysterious Billy" Smith and AI
Neil went 20 rounds and was declared
Chicago and Return
$16.00 via the Santa Fe, December 1
to 3, inclusive: good until December 8
returning. Four trains each day:
Leave Topeka 2:50 p. m., arrive Chicago
7:30 a. m.; leave Topeka 4:48 p. m., ar
rive Chicago 9:00 a. m. ; leave Topeka
12:58 a. m., arrive Chicago 2:15 p. m.;
leave Topeka 4:47 a. m., arrive Chicago
9:00 p. m. Compare this with time of
Great Luck of an Editor.
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writes Fditor H. N. Lester of Syracuse,
Kan., "then I was wholly cured bv Buok.
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for eruptions, sores and all skin diseases.
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Leayenworth Will Vote on Mu
Mayor Ryan lias Called For a
BE HELD IN DECEMBER
Owners Must Take $400,000
For Their Plant
If Not City is to Erect One of
Leavenworth, Nov. 30. Ryan has is
sued a call for 'an election to vote on
the municipal ownership of the water
works. The election will be held Tues
day, December 31, 1901. Two-fifths of
the resident taxpayers have signed the
petitions asking that an election be
It will be noticed in reading the pro
clamation that only $400,000 in bonds
can be voted for the purchase of the
present plant. Should the proposition
carry with the people at the election
and the Leavenworth and Fort Leaven
worth Water company refuse to accept
$400,000 for its plant, then a new plant
will be built.
By placing a maximum figure for
which bonds can be issued, all chance
of boodle in the purchase is practically
Yesterday a reporter called on Mr.
Preston, superintendent of the water
works here. He refused to discuss the
matter as he was ill. There is no doubt
but a bitter fight will be waged by the
Water company. It i3 understood the
legal firm of Baker & Baker has been
retained by the stockholders of the
company to represent them in the pro
ceedings. RAIN BADLY NEEDED.
Streams and Wells Are Low A Snow
Would Relieve the Drought.
Abilene, Nov. 30. The fine autumn
weather with its long succession of
clear sunshiny days has been excellent
for stock but the wheat fields need rain
now. The pasturing of the wheat has
taken off the tops very closely and dur
ing the past two weeks scarcely any
growth has been made. Streams and
wells are low owing to the shortage of
rainfall during the entire year and a
soaking rain or a good snow is greatly
Fort Scott, Nov. 30. Owing to the
droubht the water company will not fur
nish factories with water. This will
save 20,000 gallons daily. At this rate
the supply should be sufficient for three
MASONIC HOME QUARANTINED
bixty Wichita Children Have Been
Exposed to Scarlet Fever.
Wichita, Nov. 30. Sixty members of
the Masonic home are quarantined be
cause Roy Bevins, ag'ed 14, one of their
number, is critically ill with scarlet fe
ver. Twenty-five of the members of
the home are children attending the
McCormick and the Franklin schools,
and as long as the home is under quar
antine they will be without public
The case was reported to the health
board by Dr. M. W. Cave, and the quar
antine was at once established. The
patient has been ill for two days, but
few of the symptoms of scarlet fever
manifested themselves until. Friday,
when he began to break out. He has
been removed to an isolated quarter of
the home, and it is thought that if pro
per precautions are taken no one else
in the home will take the disease. A
special nurse has been secured for the
There are more cases of Bcarlet fever
WHAT CAUSES DEAFNESS.
The Principal Cause is Cor able but
Many things may cause deafness and
very often it is difficult to trace a cause.
Some people inherit deafness. Acute dis
eases like scarlet fever sometimes cause
deafness. But by far the most common
cause of loss of hearing is catarrh of the
head and throat.
A prominent specialist on ear troubles
gives as his opinion that nine out of ten
cases of deafness is traced to throat trou
ble; that is probably overstated, but it is
certainly true that more than half of all
cases of poor hearing were caused by ca
tarrh. The catarrhal secretion in the nose and
throat finds its way into the Eustachian
tube and by clogging it up very soon af
fects the hearing, and the hardening of
the secretion makes the loss of hearing
.permanent unless the catarrh which
caused the trouble is cured.
Those who are hard of hearing may
think this a little far fetched, but anyone
at all observant must have noticed how
a hard cold in the head will affect the
hearing and that catarrh If long neglect
ed will certainly impair the sense of hear
ing and ultimately cause deafness.
If the nose and throat are kept clear
and free from the unhealthy secretions of
catarrh, the hearing will at once greatly
improve and anyone suffering from deaf
ness and catarrh can satisfy themselves
on this point by using a 50c box of Stu
art's Catarrh Tablets, a new catarrh cure,
which in the past year has won the ap
proval of thousands of catarrh sufferers
as well as physicians, because it is in con
venient form to use, contains no cocaine
or opiate and is as safe and pleasant for
children as for their elders.
Stuart's Catarrh Tablets is a wholesome
combination of Blood root. Guaiacol, Eu
calyptol and similar antiseptics and they
cure catarrh and catarrhal deafness by
action upon the blood and mucous mem
brane of the nose and throat.
As one physician aptly expresses It:
"You do not have to draw upon the imag
ination to discover whether vou are get
ting benefit from Stuart's Catarrh Tab
lets: improvement and relief are apparent
from the first tablet taken."
All druggists sell and recommend them.
They cost but 50c for full sized package
and any catarrh sufferer who has wasted
time and money on sprays, salves and
I ywfrucia, "in .HV1 ....... . kv liid (UU bUV
l.juajrU. si 8tart'a Catraa Tablets.
in the city now than of any other con
tagious disease, and it has been pro
nounced by the members of the board
of health to be of a malignant type. It
is more dangerous than the smallpox,
which was epidemic in the city last
TEACHERS AT JUNCTION CITY
North Central Kansas Association Go
to Clay Center Next.
Junction City, Nov. 30. The second
day's session of, the North Central Kan
sas Teachers' association was interest
ing. There were a number of papers of
interest to the educators and each was
followed by a discussion. At the con
clusion of the evening session the next
place of meeting was voted - on and
Clay Center was chosen. The election
of officers followed and resulted: Presi
dent, Miss Hettie Eacker, of Minneapo
lis; vice president, J. Q. Thomas, Junc
tion City; secretary. Miss Rapie Carey,
of Manhattan; treasurer. Superintend
ent W. S. Heusner, of Junction City.
The afternoon session was taken up
with papers, drills, etc., and CoL. Cope
land lectured at night.
STREET RAILWAY IMPROVED.
Cottonwood Falls-Strong City Line
Under New Management.
Strong City, Nov. 30. The Strong City
Street railway has passed into the own
ership of Messrs. A. J. C. Seiker and
D. Reifsnyder, who are improving the
track and rolling stock greatly.
The cars have been handsomely paint
ed by Louis Heck and the line in ap
pearance, comfort, and all' but speed, is
as good as any line in the state.
A BIG REVIVAL ON.
Cottonwood Falls . Devoting Her
Days and Nights to Religion.
Cottonwood Falls, Nov. 30. The city
is In the throes of a religious revival
conducted by Evangelist French Oliver,
assisted by his brother, W. E. Oliver.
They are tlyjr evangelists who stirred
up Winfield and Wellington lately and
are doing the same here. Their meeting
are attended by' the best business and
society people of both towns, and all
classes are greatly stirred up by the
meetings which continue another week.
Water Shy at Fort Scott
Fort Scott, Nov. 30. On the first of
the month the Fort Scott Water com
pany will shut off the supply from all
the large water consuming concerns in
Fort Scott including the Frisco and
Missouri Pacific railroads. This the
company has declared to be a neces
sary precaution against a water famine
in the city. After the first of the month
only domestic consumers will be sup
Southeast Kansas School Orators.
Fort Scott, Nov. 3Q. Ten students of
the high schools of southeast Kansas
competed at a declamatory contest in
this city last night before the South
east Kansas Teachers' association. The
contestants were: Goldena Crum. Cof
fey ville; Pearl Dennis, Altamont ; Lavon
Vnicent, Pittsburg; Arnott Lamb,Yates
Center; Bert Thomas, Paola; Rowenna
Dabbs. Fort Scott; Hazel Stevenson,
Iola; Nellie Ferguson, Parsons; Marche
Boon, Chetopa, and Kate Barrett, Cha
nute. The prizes were awarded to Kate
Barrett of Chanute, first; Rowenna
Dabbs, Fort Scott, second, and Bert
Thomas, Paola, third.
Teachers at Arkansas City.
Arkansas City, Nov. 30. The South
western Teachers' association opened
Its annual meeting in the high school
building in this city Friday. The en
rollment of teachers alone Is 300 and
there are about f00 visitors In attend
ance. The territory covered by this as
sociation embraces eight counties of
the southwestern part of the state.
Some of the best educators in the state
of Kansas are In attendance, and in
teresting programmes are heard at each
session of the association. State Super
intendent of Instruction Nelson is in the
city and will deliver an address before
the meeting. The officers for the com
ing year will be elected this afternoon,
just before adjournment.
Horse Kills a Trooper.
Leavenworth, Nov. 30. Private Al
bert Francis, Fourth cavalry, was kill
ed at Fort Leavenworth, his horse fall
ing on him. The back of the soldier's
head was crushed. He was 20 years old
and enlisted two years ago. His home
was in Indianapolis.
Jointist Heavily Fined.
Emporia, Kan.,Nov.30. William Pow
ell.the Admire jointist, was sentenced to
60 days in jail and fined $300. in the
justice court at Admire Friday. He
was brought to Emporia last night and
lodged in jail. At Admire, which is a
small town in the northern part of this
county, Powell ran a Joint for over two
years, and was considered a great nuis
ance. KUBEL1K IS HERE.
Wonderful Young Violinist
May Tisit Topeka.
New York, Nov. 30. On the steamship
Majestic, which arrived Thanksgiving,
was Juan Kubelik, the wonderful young
violinist who in his art has been called
Paderewski's peer. Herr Kubelik pre
sents a most striking appearance. He
is clean shaven, nearly six feet tall and
his Jet black hair is very long. His
hands are of abnormal size.
Herr Kubelik gave the following in
terview: "My talent is inherited. My father,
Josef, was a market gardener by occu
pation, but a musician by the grace of
God. He could play any instrument.
"When I was 5 years old I showed my
talent, and my father gave me a violin
of his own make and taught me to play.
This was in Michle, near Prague. My
father taught me for two years and
then I could play better than he could.
I had different teachers after that. I
gave my first public recital at Prague.
It was a great success and my public
Herr Kubelik may visit Topeka on his
tour through the country.
A London paper says of Kubelik:
In London last spring a Kubelik party
was the very smartest entertainment
even a duchess could offer her friends.
Indeed, since Paderewski's advent there
has been no such lion as this same pale
faced, long-haired, spiritual-looking
Hungarian gypsy virtuoso of the violin.
Kubelik is only 21 years of age and
his is not the ' musical genius that
Btarves in a garret. By a sudden bound
he has leaped into the forefront of his
profession. It is said that he is about
to undertake a tournee, as it is called,
for which he will receive $100,000. This
fortune is sometimes the reward of a
lifetime of struggle and hard work; but
Kubelik has scarcely emerged from his
teens, and he is going to make this sum
in the course of a few months in the
United States while waiting for the
next London season to commence. He
plays, too, 'with an abandon which
shows the artist. As one watches him
one feels that he has forgotten his
audience; that his mind is far away,
and his soul wrapped, la irns'-i
Pyramids Hustling For Nation
al Aid Members.
Officers Traveling Orer State
Visiting the Lodges.
WILL GET A MAJORITY.
That Is What A. JK. Bodgers
Says About It.
Items of Interest to Secret So
The officers of the Ancient Order of
Pyramids are confident of being suc
cessful in gaining the larger portion of
the policy holders in the defunct Na
tional Aid association, despite the fact
that at the convention recently held in
Topeka, the delegates voted to Join
with the Bankers' Union. .
'E. E. Pfost and H.- S. Landis are out
in the field now," said A. K. Rodgers
today to a State Journal reporter. Mr.
Rodgers is a member of the executive
committee of the Pyramids. "They
have visited 40 lodges in 39 cities and
have secured the decision of each lodge
to unite with the Pyramids. We have
already secured 60 per cent of the
membership of the now defunct order.
-We have not been unsuccessful In one
instance where the matter has been
presented to the lodge. Mr. Pfost and
Mr. Landis have appeared before the
members of each of the lodges and sta
ted the propositions submitted by the
officers of the Bankers' Union and the
Pyramids and have made comparisons
which seems to have resulted favorably
Mr. Rodgers says that in the follow
ing towns the lodges have voted to join
the Pyramids: Osage City, Chapman,
Beverly, Wichita, New Cambridge, Tea
cott, Winfield, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove,
Antioch, Oxford, LeHarpe, Solomon,
McLouth, Hartford, Emporia, Culver,
Abilene, Augusta, Junction City, Po
mona, Salina, Upland, Hutchinson, Iola,
Humboldt two lodges, and Newklrn,
W. H. Kemper, the newly elected sec
retary of the Independent Order of Odd
Fellows for Kansas will take charge of
the office here next week. G. W. Jones,
who was appointed to fill the unexpired
term made vacant by the absconding
cecretary, D. W. Kent, will retire. An
inventory of the office is being made
Among those who attended the dis
trict convention of the Knights of Py
thias here Wednesday, and who took
part in the exercises were: Grand Chan
cellor DuVal of Hutchinson, Grand
Keeper of the Records and Seals Gus
Neubert of Kansas City, Kan., Grand
Master at Arms G. M. Culver of Con
cordia, Grand Keeper of the Arms Gen
eral J. H. Lyon, Grand Representative
W A. S. Bird of Topeka, Past Grand
Chancellor A. P. Riddle?- Minneapolis,
Past Grand Chancellor Frank Betton of
Kansas City Kan. now state solicitor of
the endowment rank and J. W. Kirker
of Wichita deputy grand chancellor of
the Third district. Between three and
four hundred Pytbians attended the
P. R. Symmes, the watchman at the
Fourth street Santa Fe crossing, was
presented with a veteran jewel by the
members of his Odd Fellows lodge this
week. The presentation was made by
J. M. Miller of No. 40. Mr. Symmes
has been a member of the order for 27
years and is therefore entitled to the
25-year badge. Mr. Symmes in a few
words expressed his appreciation of the
The Knights of Pythias enjoyed a
dance Thursday evening.
A free stereopticon lecture on "Mex
ico" was given last night at the A. O.
U. W. No. 11 hall.
Capitola Rebekah lodge will give a
burlesque entertainment called "The
Congress of 1996" at the hall at No. 704
Kansas avenue, Monday evening.
F. S. Stevens went to Meriden Friday
to confer the second degree of Odd Fel
lowship on Ira Osborne.
S. H. Kelsey, grand past patriarch of
the Odd Fellows at Atchison is here this
The sessions of the grand lodge of the
Order of Herman Sons closed here last
week. The following grand officers of
Brothers lodge were elected: Frank
Gutsch, Topeka, grand president; Dr.
Paul Newmann, Wichita, first vice
president; Fred Kalke, Marysville, sec
ond vice president; August Arnold, To
peka, secretary; August Hahn, Topeka,
treasurer; Otto Heller, Wichita, guide;
H. T. Camien, Wichita, Inside guard.
Martha Washington of the ladies
elected the following officers: Mrs. Al
vina Krauss, Topeka, grand president;
Mrs. Minnie Lange, Marysville. grand
vice president; Mrs. Albertine Schnitz
ler, Wichita, grand secretary; Mrs.
Mary Elrhardt, Leavenworth, grand
treasurer; Mrs. Minnie Heller, Wichita,
grand guide; Mrs. Pauline Trebble, To
peka, grand inside guard.
Shawnee lodge No. 1 I. O. O. F. gave
the Initiatory degree of G. E. Beard this
week. The annual election of officers
was also held. W. H. Slatton was made
noble grand and J, E. Shaffer vice
Dell Valentine will make the annual
memorial address at the memorial ser
vices of the Topeka lodge of Elks at the
Elks' library- room Sunday afternoon.
Always on the first Sunday in Decem
ber memorial services for the departed
brothers are held.
Upchurch lodge of the A. O. XT. W.
has made application for the use of the
auditorium on December 26 for a dance
INCREASED ONE THIRD.
Topeka's Bank Clearings Show B:'g
Gain Over Last Tear.
New York. Nov. SO. The following table,
compiled by Bradstreet. shows the bank
clearings at principal cities for the week
ended November 28. with the percentage
of increase and decrease as compared
with the corresponding week last vear:
City Amount. In. De.
New York S1.2&3.346.SI29 7.4
San Francisco ......
Kansas City ........
16.43. 950 29.3
2,173. 853 7.6
Salt Lake City ....
Wichita ...... ......
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