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The Topeka state journal. [volume] (Topeka, Kansas) 1892-1980, August 09, 1902, LAST EDITION, Editorial Section, Image 9

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is the basis of our new method of instruction, and is the outcome of fifteen year's experience as a teacher of shorthand. s
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It. has been thoroughly. tested. and found to be a saving of two months time.
DEAD THE LETTER BELOW from Isaac S. Dement, the fastest shorthand writer in the United States and author of the Dement Pitmanic System. At no other school can a
pupil obtain instruction by this new, speedy
logue giving full particulars, terms and names of
Dear Miss Canan: FIRST. SECOND. - THIRD.
You ask me if I approve of your method Ti Tea.cl"liS It 3.1.6 S Because it is the only school in the West having: a
of teaching. I most certainly do; it goes . Practical Department fitted up exclusively as
almost without saying that the pupil who has re- A Standard System of Shorthand, the SHortllSXllCl 5X SiDeCialtV a business office with new Typewriters, Mime
ceived such instruction must be a shorthand Dement Pitmanic, (the author of which is . J ograph, Letter-press, Telephone, etc., where ad
success, it seems to me impossible that a student acknowledged to be the fastest writer in the and is the only school in the city of which vanced pupils do work for the public and receive
you?1! world) r this is true. If you were going to have a their entire earnings. The practical Unowl-
Pitmanic Shorthand. ' - and the Celebrated tOUCh system Of. tooth extracted would you go to a dentist edge gained in this department alone is worth more
Fraternally yours, Typewriting, which is a time-saver, or a physician? The demand is for rapid, uW0s?3-.i 5
ISAAC S. DEMENT, saving about one-half the time. well trained stenographers. able to compete with the business world.
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We guarantee positions to bur graduates, and we stand on this guarantee, and
have never failed in a single instance.' This guarantee is a Binding Contract, the
same as any other business contract, and if at any time we should fail to secure a
position for any graduate, the tuition paid will be refunded.
Our large acquaintance over the State and the surrounding States, and our con
nection with "Position Bureaus," together with vacancies reported by ex-pupils in.
positions, warrants us in making this guaranty.
We do not guarantee positions to anyone under graduation.
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Triple Tie Council to Enjoy Hay
Kide Tonight. -
Knights of Pythias Band Elects
Excellent Musical. Organization
Prepares For Ifear's Work.
Kems : of Interest to Secret
Society Workers.
The ttn-m'ors of Triple Tie council No.
' will enjoy a hay rack ride tonight
lrom- the lodee room at Sixth and
C'uincy street to the home of Mrs. Wig
pins two miles west of Washburn col
lege. Music will be taken alone and a
dance will be given at the "Wiggin home.
The evening will be spent in a social
way and refreshments will be served.
The ride home will be made late in the
Dr. W. P. Bowen will be initiated into
Jhe mysteries of No. 40 of the Odd Fel
lows Wednesday night.
W.W.Harvey hag been elected as dele
gate from Topeka to the national con
vention of the Pyramids at Denver next
The Topeka delegation of Knights of
Pythias went to San Francisco to at
tend the conclave Wednesday.
Quite a large number of Topeka Odd
Fellows will so to the national con
vention at Des Moines next month.
The officers of the Knights of Pythias
band recently elected are: President,
Harry Pohirnan; vice president, Frank
Kehoe; secretary, L. M. Frazier; treas
urer, Nicholas Sickinger; director.Frank
Kehoe; assistant director, Frank Wil
cox, and trustees, Lawrence Bell and
Bert Shields.
The grand lodge of the Kansas Odd
Fellows will meet at Pittsburg October
15 and 16.
Walnut Grove M. E. church, corner of
Eighteenth and Harrison; Rev. Homer
K. Wark, pastor. Services at 11 a. m.
and 8 p. m., with sermons by the pas
Denizens of "the Bottoms" have a
lively time and shed some blood.
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tor. Subject for evening service, "The
Safe Side of Life." . The evening service
will be held on the church, lawn..
First Lutheran church, corner cf
Fifth and Harrison streets; Rev. H. A.
Ott, pastor. Services with sermon at 11
a. m.; subject, "The Shining Face of
Moses and its Lessons." Union vesper
service at 6:45 in the Congregational
church. Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.
Third Presbyterian Church, corner of
4th and Branner .streets, W. J. Hatfield,
D. D.. pastor. Sabbath School 9:45 a. m. ;
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.; Jr. Cl
B., 2:30 p. m.;Y. P. S. C. E., 6:45 p. m.;
Sunday School at 'tfie corner of 8th and
Lake streets, 2:30 p. m.
First Congregational Church, 7th and
Harrison streets, Rev. Francis L. Hayes,
pastor. Sunday School at 9:45 a. m. ;
Regular services at 11:00 a. m. Rev. C.
M. Sheldon will preach the morning ser
mon.. Union Vesper services at 6:45 p.
Third Christian Church, corner Third
and Lake streets. F. E. Mallory, mini
ster. Preaching by the pastor at 10:45 a.
m., subject, "The Nature, Necessity and
Consequences of Regeneration"; Services
at 8 p m., subject, "How shall we
Amuse Ourselves?" This subject will be
discussed by four young ladies of the con
gregation. Miss Grace Cluff, Miss Lois
Lambert, Miss Elsie Yewell and Miss
Ethel Hart. The sermon was prepared
hy the pastor especially, for this occasion
and was divided into four Darts, each
young lady committing to memory one of
the parts and will each deliver her part
so as to make a -complete discourse. The
R. R. Y. M. C. A. male quartette will
furnish special music at this service; Bible
School at 9:30 a. m.; Junior C. E. at 3 p.
m.; Senior C. E. at 6:30 p. m.
Weslyan Methodist Church, Third and
Jefferson streets, Sunday School 10 a. m.,
Rev. C. P. Carkuff, Supt. Preaching 11 a.
m., by the pastor, Rev. C- T. Carkuff,
subject, "Miracles. True and False;"
Class meeting, following J. C. Maae, class
teacher: Pilgrim meeting, 7 p. m.
Preaching 8 p. m., by the pastor.
Second United Presbyterian Church,
corner Fillmore and Hentoon strets.
Rev. John P. White, pastor; Services at
11 a. m.. Dr. Bailey will preach. No even
ing services. Snbbath School at 10 a.m;
Y. P. S. C. U.,-at 7 p. m.; Junior at 5 p.
The Union Vesper services In the First
Congregational Church 6:30 to 7:30, the
lirst 15 minutes being a service of songs.
Dr. McFarland preaches his subject, "The
World's Greatest Love Song."
Flcst Methodist Episcopal Church. J.
T. McFarland, D. D., pastor. Rev. Floyd
J. Seaman, assistant pastor. Sunday
School 9:45 a. m. ; Preaching by the pastor
at 11:00 a, m. "The Prophet Ancient and
Modern and His Value." Union Vesper
services 6:45, at First Congregational
church. The lecture room class will not
meet at its usual hour Sunday. Its next
meeting will be at the church at 8 p. m.,
Tuesday Aug. 12
Avondale Sunday Schol, 9:30 a. m.
Jefferson St. Sunday School, 2:45 p.m.
St. John A. M. E. church, corner of
Seventh and Topeka avenue. The pul
pit will be filled by ministers from the
M. E. district conference at 11 a. m. and
Editor Gaines of the Advocate turns
his guns on Populist committee.-
and satisfactory method.
pupils now holding paying
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7 p. m. Sunday school at 4:30.; class
meeting at 10:30. Vesper services will
be led by Miss Clara Merritt, at 7 p. m.
Subject, "A Suggestion in Addition,"
2 Peter 1:4-9.
First United Brethren church, corner
of Twelfth and Quincy streets; Rev.
Samuel C. Coblentz, pastor. 10 a. m.,
Sunday school; 11 a. m., preaching by
the pastor, subject "The Value of
Truth," Prov. 23:23; 7:30 p. m., Y. P.
C. U. meeting; 8 p. m., preaching by
the pastor.
Parkdale M. E. church, Corner of Sew
enth and Lime streets Class meeting
Sabbath, August 10, 10 o'clock; preach
ing .at 11 a. m. and S p. m.; Sabbath
school 2:30 p. m. Preaching at Highland
Park school house, 4 p. m. ; Junior
League 6:15 p. m. Ladies' Aid society
Wednesday afternoon; prayer meeting
Thursday, 8 p. m. W. J. Mitchell, pas
tor. First Church of Christ, Scientist,
corner Huntoon and Polk streets. Ser
vices at 11 a. m. Subject, "Soul." Chil
dren's Sunday school at 12 m. Wednes
day evening testimonial and experience
meeting at 8 o'clock.
Additional churches on Fourth Page.
Mayor Tom Johnson. Cleveland, won 3
cent fare fight.
Lord Derby won match race against
Boralma for S20.000 a side and a large
percentage of gate receipts.'
Mr. and Mrs. John Shandrow, South
Haven, Mich., adopted 22 children from
Minneapolis orphan asylum.
Cuban house voted bond issue of $35,
000,000 island's receipts would leave $75,
000 after paying interest
Ambassador .White mails resignation
to Washington, his retirement to take
effect November 7.
Armed peace prevails at Shenandoah;
although the Pennsylvania strike dis
trict shows much unrest.
Fifteen convicts of the Tennessee pen
itentiary blow hole in wall and 13 suc
ceed in making their escape.
Canadian steamer Seguin and City of
Venice of Bay City. Mich., collide off
Cleveland, sinking the latter and drown
ing three men.
. The triennial meeting of the Bene
dictine order in the United States is
held at Atchison.
Outlaw Harry Tracy is surrounded in
wheat field near Davenport, Wn., and
on being wounded so that escape Is Im
possible, commits suicide by blowing
out his brains.
A Rio Grande, Cal., special near Flor
ence, Col., is struck by an eight foot
wall of water and cars are thrown off
the track. .None of the 300 excursion
ists is injured.
Sixteen men are killed hy an explo
sion in a mine near Trinidad. Col.
Cloudburst at Woodland Park comes
down the Pass and washes out the en
tire Colorado , Midland track, wagon
The ELks-Topeka club ping, pong
tournament opens.
It is employed exclusively
positions in Topeka and over
bridges, carriage road and wipes Rain
bow Falls out of existence. .
Robbers hold up Burlington passenger
train at Marcus, 111., and secure six
bags of money from express car safe.
Fifteen persons have been killed and
40 injured in the freight wreck on the
Milwaukee road near Rhodes. Iowa.
The strike situation in the Sbenan
doah region remains unchanged and
there are no visible signs of preparation
being made to resume work in the idle
mines. ' -
. Ray Pasley, of 613 West First street,
is drowned while swimming in the Kaw
John W. Hitchcock la appointed man
ager of the Santa Fe coast lines.
The county commissioners decide; to
allow the tax levy of last year to stand
this year. It is 15.50 mills.
The American Book company applies
to the state charter board for a permit
to do business in Kansas and the same
is granted. The attorneys of the Amer
ican Book company secure a temporary
injunction in the United States federal
court to prevent further annoyance
from Crane, & Co. or their attorneys.
George Level, a. olored boy. drowns
while swimming in the Kaw river. .
James F. Legate,, a veteran politician
of Kansas, dies at Leavenworth at the
age of 72 years.
El wood Meade, chief of the bureau of
irrigation of the U. S. agricultural de
partment, visits Kansas preliminary to
making investigations and experiments
in irrigation.
. The hack rates are raised to 75 cents
for night and left at 50 cents for day
The board of education takes the first
step in the establishment of a manual
training school by the passage of a reso
lution to buy the nine lots at Eighth and
Harrison street, opposite the" present high
school building.
A company applies to the city for a
franchise to lay conduits in the streets of
Topeka to furnish compressed air as a
means of power.
A. E. Cooper, general agent of the Rock
Island at Portland. Ore., is appointed to
be division passenger agent of the Rock Is
land for Kansas with headquarters at To
peka, upon the removal of the general of
fice from Topeka to Kansas City.
Thirty-nine liquor cases are dismissed in
the city court by the consent of City At
torney Spencer.
Maj. Calvin Hood wins in the litigation
with William Martindale in the Shawnee
county district court in reference to the
validity of the sale-of the Martindale property.-
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Congressman Curtis begins his campaign
in the Sixth district.
A movement is begun in Topeka to or
ganize a board of trade.
The city council refuses to accept the of
fer of the city water works company for
the purchase of the water plant.
W. G. Williams,' the colored member of
the board of education, is arrested on' the
charge of embezzlement of lodge funds.
United States marshals arrest six Topeka
jointists for selling liquor to Indians.
The Vinewood railway injunction goes
over until September, when it will have a
The Western Negro Press association
convention' elects the following officers:
President, John D. D. Rivers, Denver: vice
president, Mrs. J. E. Emery, Denver; re
Judge Hazen hands down decision in
favor of Major Hood in Martindale case.
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by the Standard School of
the United States.
150 Stenographers from this institution are holding positions in Topeka.
Twenty-eight of them are in the Santa Fe offices, and a large number over the State,
the United States, Mexico, and Canada. ,
628 and 630 Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas.
Telephone 898. ANNA E. CANAN, Prop.
Call or write for Illustrated Catalogue.
cording secretary, W. H. Duncan, Colorado
Springs; corresponding secretary, W. N.
Miller, Wichita; treasurer, G. N. Perkins,
Guthrie. A news and advertising bureau
is established with J. H. Childers of To
peka at the head.
Clyde A. Blair, of Fort Scott,
Wins Laurels as a Sprinter.
Clyde A. Blair, the star- freshman
sprinter of the University of Chicago
track team, who has' equaled , the
world's amateur record for 100 yards
in 9 4-5 seconds, is a Kansas boy who
was born near Fort Scott.
It was half a dozen years ago' or so
that Blair won his first race. He was
a student in the Fort Scott high school.
He had been known as a boy who could
run pretty fast when he was in the
graded schools. He had no ideas about
sprinting, and had never seen spiked
running shoes. What was more, he
used to run clad in his every-day
trousers, with perhaps a belt on. When
the runners from Girard and Joplin high
schools went to Fort Scott to meet the
local runners there, Blair was selected
to represent the high school in the 100
yard dash. The sprinters from out of
town wore running suits and spiked
running shoes. Blair ran in his bare
feet. He bad never seen such shoes be
fore. He ran better than the spike-
shod runners and was first over the
tape in 11 2-5 seconds. That was the
first time young Blair was looked upon
as a sprinter. The next year when the
high school teams from Girard, Joplin
and Fort Scott met Blair was clad in a
racing suit and shod with spikes. He
easily won the 100 yard dash and the
furlong races. In the league composed
of Joplin, Pittsburg, Girard and Fort
Scott Blair won the medal as the best
all-round athlete.
At Kansas City" in 1901 Blair won the
hundred and the furlong dashes. He
was credited with 10 seconds in ' the
hundred yards but he doubted the cor
rectness of the time. The watch may
have run a little slow. Blair went to
the University of Chicago a year ago. A
A. Stagg, the athletic director, at once
picked Blair as a coming sprinter. Stagg
saw some of his work on the track. In
a try out meet . to see who were the
most promising athletes, Blair won the
100 yard dash in 10 1-5. After that in
an indoor try out meet he won the 30
yard dash, equalling the gymnasium
record. Several times during the winter
he won the 35 yard dash with the run
ners from other universities. In the A.
A. U. meet March 1, at Milwaukee, be
won the 75 yard dash.
Then Stagg took Blair in training for
the Philadelphia meet where Blair was
to meet the great Duffy, who holds the
world's record of 9 4-5 seconds for 100
yards. Blair's first defeats came at the
hands of Duffy. On Franklin field, Phil
adelphia, on April 26 Blair was pitted
against Duffy. Twice Duffy went over
Congressman Charles Curtis goes to
Sixth district to see about things.
Send for our
the tape barely ahead of Blair. Duffy's
time for each dash was 9 4-5. These
were the first times that Blair had not
been ahead when crossing the tape. He
forced the great Duffy, however, to
equal the world's record twice in sue
cession. Duffy had never done that be
fore and he said that Blair was the first
man that ever beat him up to the 60
yard mark. . '- ,
When Duffy crossed the tape in these
two races he was barely six inches
ahead of Blair. On May 9 when the Un
iversity of Chicago track team defeated
the track team from Northwestern uni
versity at Chicago by the score of 77 to
35, Blair equalled the world's record.
The official time given out for the 100
yards was 10 seconds but Ave watches
Another Republican editor clips T. T.
Kelly's name off the state ticket.
new illustrated cata-
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J V complicated points. Five
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Missouri & Kansas Tele. Co. 'Phoos 999
caught Blair In 9 4-5. He won the 100
yard dash and the 220 yard run against
the University of Illinois making the 100
in 10 seconds flat and the longer run in
22 seconds.
One of Blair's best performances was
June 7, when he met and defeated Aba
die, the crack University of California
sprinter who had defeated every one on
the Pacific, coapt and had run against
the sprinters from Yale and Princeton.
The official time was given as 10 sec
onds but two of the three watches held
on the dash gave the time as 9 4-5 sec
onds. .Blair then ran the 220 yards in
22 seconds on a curved track defeating
Cadogan. Then Blair carried off the
quarter mile run.
Blair is 20 years old, and It Is ex
pected that he will cut off the one-fifth
second to a certainty, and be with
the record holding amateurs'. The offi
cial records he holds now are as fol
lows: 100 yard dash, 10 seconds.
220 yard dash, 22 seconds.
35 yard dash, 4 seconds.
40 yard dash, 4 3-5 seconds (equaling
world's recordi. i
75 yard dash, 7 4-5 seconds.
Broad Jump, 21 feet 5 inches
16 pound shot, 38 feet.
12 pound shot, 45 feet. '
City Ticket Office.
Union Pacific R. R-. 535 Kansas AT.
Haskell Indians cbas the eluslvo
baseball 1b Toseka,

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