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to LARGEST DAILY LARGEST DAILY 10 PAGES. IN KANSAS. nrrirnr n 10 PAGES I'll M V T I IN KANSAS. - vf V V V "V last edit: THURSDAY EVENING. :OPEKA, KANSAS, JUNE 11, 1903. THURSDAY EVENING. TWO CENTS. ii it i - . r 75 -i is I ii k. King and Queen of Servia and the (jueen's Relatives Are Shot to Death in Their Rooms in the Palace. Ministers and Members of Royal Guard in the Slaughter. A SEW GOVERNMENT. Revolutionists Proclaim a Suc cessor to Alexander. Coup d' Etat Seems to He Ap proved by the Masses. ileeting of the .National Repre sentatives Is Called. Belgrade, June 11. King; Alexander and Qun Drnga wore shot to death in the royal palace during the night. The deed was carried out by the army. Besides the kins? and the queen, Pre mier Markovitch, Gen. Pet rovitoh and Former Minister of War Pavoliteh were Flint. The people received the news of the assassinations which were perpetrated between 10:30 last night and 2 o'clock r ! I j I. quu-rty. The bodies of the king and Ctup;n Tannin in the palace. As the morning advaneed the excite ri'"nt in the sivtts giew steadily. In fpite of the pouring rain thousands of people gathered in the viejnity of the ) 1hco. Ky. i y her.-- troops or a(t arms posted and field s:uns were plaee.J in posjiion to qui' k!y de-ni with any op p 'SiMon to the newly forni.'i govern- to. 'Tit's will. The soldiers d lodes bearing the late -r. I substituted for it 1) ird. d t Ivu m's cipher ers. sr eea t '. je? and lea ves. I'pris of young men parade Frre. is waving tjas and shouting. ' live K:ir:igeoreev)lch." Fine-s a i e dying from ne.iily l,..,1Fe j,, ;elKraile and there ts luteiy no display of mourning, loy.-il standard has bef n lo wercii 1 the Long every f ! i HI! f. ef The JMlarP. Tepe'TS frOUl plaeeS t '.fSide I-e.er;ide inri, :Ie Tje eonn- T;'v aec.pis the d i si p pea ra i tee ot the itirenoY iteli dynasty without regrei. t'oioej,,.., Juic- li. a private telegram i: oni 1 '-'Igi a i!e, Servia. states the arms. l.tsT niaht. firor ia : med 1'rTM- K a ra g-.-or- g. -vitch to tie Ui ig of Servia. The troops iniirieeiaT'lv surrounde 1 The Konaek and forced Their way inlo the royal palace where they .issassina t 'd King Alexander and Queen tragi. It is rumored that all of King Akx in der's niiniste;s a!so wer'"- tiTtirde-red This is Stated To have oeeTirieil between the hours of i; and 1 o'clock this morn ing. A further telegram from the same t-i'ittn e s;1ys: "The cnteer of the Ohrenovitoh dy nastv v. as closed in the er.riy hours of this rivalling, the same dav of The year of vhi'-h 1'rinee Miehatl was murdered SS years ago in the park of Tensehiiior near l-'.elgrade. Today a requiem mas v.as lenng s1!lC- in TiieiTien-y of rhiner Mieftnel, and now- r.he i.1st ,-, i-,is raee. together w iih all onil' eted w iTh tlje dynasty by his union mate marriage Ins on a bier in 'he pai.ic- at Bel rrde. "The people of Pelgrade have been floikiaar the streets smee 3 o'clock ;hi mornhg, discussing the tragedy hut withoat con i e m n a t ion. A 'dronsr de t ic!n,ent of troops: is encamped about palace of the newly proclaim' -I king, who was a preterder to the throne for many years. He was borft in Hdiin ip In IS4P and was married in to Princess Zorka, daughter or Prinze Nicholas of Montenegro. She oi'-'l ia i'.mi. Pennon, June 11.- Dispatches received here confirming the assassination of King Alexander and Queen Praga of Servia. add that three ministers of th-- kinu. together with sevetal aide de catnps and Queon I'taga's brother also were murdered. London, June n.M. Miiavoch. Ser vian minister at London, confirms th" reported assassination of the king an 1 queen of Servia. Vienna. June 11. A dispatch from Femlin. Hungary, says that in addition to the assassination of King Alexander and Queen Draga. Premier Marovics. h:s life, the commander of the palace guard and two other persons were mur dered. Budapest, June 11. A dispatch from w l 'i I Lsa sLa sLa 0 is St mlin. Huus-ary, six miles from Rel piad'; confirms the statement from Co iotftie of the assassination of King Alex ander and Queen Drnga. Heiiir, June n. The Frankfort Zei tung in Its version of the tragedy at, l.elrade says that when the troops en tered the royal bedroom. Kins Alexander seized a revoK or and shot the queen and then killed himself, THH) RE VOLUTION. Belgrade, Servia. June 11. A military revolution broke out here last night. The troops who revolted, under the leader ship of Major Anpikovies. surrounded the palace, assassinated King Alexander, Queen Draga. the latter's sister, the queen's brother Nikodem: Premier Markovitch, Ministers Petroviteh and Tudorovics. General I'a volivitch. the former minister of war. and some of the members of the royal guard. Prince Karagoorgeviteh was proclaim ed king. A new government was formed and the following proclamation was issued: "Tii the Servian people: "Last night the king and queen were shot. In this grave and fateful move tnent. friends of the Fatherland have combined to form a new government. While the government makes this an nouncement to the people It is convinced that the Servian people will gather round it and lend it their aid to main tain order and security throughout the land. "The government hereby makes known that from today the constitution of April 6, 1901. comes in force. A meet ing of the national representatives, dis solved by the proclamation of March 24 is summoned to meet at Belgrade June 15. (Signed) "John Avakumo Vies, premier: I.juhonur Kalievies, foreign minister; Stojan Frotics. minister of interior: Georg Genshies, minister of commerce: General Jorvan Alanzokvies, minister of war; Vogislav Velikovlcs, minister of finance: Colonel Alender Michin. minis ter of public works: Ljuhomir Schioko vees, minister of justice." The streets ate thronged with people whose actions seem to approve the coup ; d'etat. M. Frotics, the new minister of , interior was loudly cheered as he drove to the ministry. M. Avakumovios. the new premier, belongs to- the Independent Liberal part v. CAI'SE OF THE TROUBLE. London, June 11. The Servian minis ter said there were many causes leading to the revolution. A large section of the people were greatly dissatisfied with th? Pudency of King Alexander to elimin ate the radical element from the govern ment and by the constant rumors of hi-; intention to appoint Queen Draga's brother, Lunieviza heir apparent. In addition to this the queon was dislikrd by the people, who were also intensely outraged at the recent suspension of th" constitution. The minister did not an tiiipate That the changes would result in internecine strife or in any real dan ger to the country, lie pointed out that the original K.nrageorge was not a prince. v.as a rich swine owner. The father of the new king- was made a prince in lsQ. The minister also '.elated a curious in cident. Me said that a month ago he v if ll '-'" , . X (Continued on Page 6.) I """"""""" ua&iuiMmmmummMammmmammmmmmmmim mmraHjSE) V i --- ? f V-' j v I ' mf-f V.v" . w f - urnitu ny mmmmmrrrrrrrm'!1 I'm a GAUGIITJJKE RATS Three More Bodies Recovered from Shunkwiler House. They Are J. H. Stout and Wife and Daughter. HAVE F0UM) FIVE. Supposed That There Are Two Still There. Men Are Needed to Help in the Work. The bodies of J. H. Stout and his wife, Jessie Marple Stout, and a 13-year-old girl were taken out of the wrecked Shunkwiler house at 1513 Harrison street. J. H. Stout's body was recover ed Wednesday afternoon and Mrs. Stout was tiiken out at 11:30 this forenoon and the girl was found this afternoon. This makes five bodies which have been taken from the house. In the order in which they were recovered they were as follows: Mrs. Nancy Shunkwiler. 2-mor.ths-old infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Stout. J. H. Stout. Mrs. J. H. Stout. Daughter of J. H. Stout. Two other bodies are believed to be In the wrecked house. They are the two remaining children of J. H. Stout by a former marriage. Mrs. Stout's father.Henderson Marple, led the party which succeeded in finding his daughter's body this morning. The party is working for Mr. Marple, not for the coroner, and considerable diffi culty has been found in obtaining men for the work. This morning- the follow ing, mostly relatives or friends of the Marple family, were engaged in the work: Henderson Marple, Enoch Mar ple, Nate Marple. Frank Marple, Geo. Shunkwiler, Will Shunkwiler, S. F. Herndon, G. G. Coffman, J. M. Ban field, John Slocum, T. Marple, Frank Stout, George Root. The Shunkwiler house was the most terrible death trap so far found in North Topeka. It was located in the worst part of the current which swept across from the river to a junction with Soldier creek. Although it was an apparently substantial two story house, the current undermined it. tipped it over on one side, piled another house up against it on th north side, and left it almost submerged in mud and water. When the river commenced to cut. across the Soldier creek bottoms, and the terrified people in that vicinity were searching for places of safety, the Stout family came to the Shunkwiler house for refuge. It is supposed that they were all in an upper room togeth er when the hotts" tipped over. The rooms which they were in was the east one. and went entirely under water. Caught like rats in a trap the entire party perished. At least this is the theory upon which the searching partv is working. The house lies tilted up on the roof, and a great mass of mud and water has collected in a swale about it. It is still impossible to gf t to this house -without a boat. The men who are hunting for the bodies work at a great disadvantage. They have to stand in the mud and wa ter waist deep, on the sloping ceiling of one room, while with iron hooks they fish through the partition into the lower room, and strive to get hold of some thing in the mass of mud and water. Th.ereare several mattresses in the room, and the men find it difficult to make any progress with them m tne way. J tie think that the bodies of the workers three Stout children will ne rounn to gether in the further corner of the room. "As far as we have gone," said one of tnp searchers today after the body of Mrs. Stout had been taken out. "we have found all the bodies close together, ex cept that of Mrs. Shunkwiler. who was hanging over a rafter, and was seen from the outside and taken away before the flood abated. It would be of great assistance if they would hitch a team of horses to a triple block and pull away the wreckage of the other house which has lodged against the Shunkwiler house. But they say that they could not move it in this way." The street commissioner went out and inspected the situation a few daya ago, and was asked to furnish men and teams to dig a ditch to drain the slough E-o that, the water might go out and give the w-orkmen a better chance to get down into the wrecked house. Tl found that it would be a difficult and expensive task to furnish the necessary drainage, but is going to try and ac complish the task, if the bodies are no; found. Some of the people employed at thy house have been in favor of using dyna. mite and blowing: the house to piece?, so that the bodies could he taken out, but owing to the fact that the bodies might be mutilated by the explosion, this plan has been rejected. Men are needed to volunteer their services at. the Shunkwiler house. Four of the men who worked this mornina declared that they had had enough when the body of Mrs. Stout was re covered, and did not return to work this afternoon. There has been con tinual delays of this kind, and the un fortunate relatives of the dead deserve the assistance and sympathy of the community". The bodv of Mrs. Stout was not brought over from the Shunkwiler house until late this afternoon. Wil litts & Conwell, the undertakers wh'j have had charge of the othet members of the family, took a coffin out to the house this afternoon, and the bodv was then brought over to drv land" in a boat and placed in the coffin. WILL BE PROTECTED. Preliminary Hearing of Deweys to Re Held Under Uuard. The prelimnary hearing of Chauncev Dewey, Clyde Wilson and W. J. Mc Bride, for the murder of the Berrys in Cheyenne county, to protect whom a company of militia was sent from Os borne by Governor Bailev, will be held next Tuesday at St. Francis. In the meantime the militia will be kept at St. Francis to protect the prisoners. What will be done after that depends some what on the outcome of the preliminary hearing. Adjutant General Kelsey today receiv ed a telegram from Captain Cunning ham, who is in command of the Osborne troops. It was sent from St. Francis last night, but did not reach Topeka till this morning. It is as follows: "St Francis, Kan.. June 10. "S. J. Kelsey, Adjutant General, Topeka, Kansas. "Company arrived at St. Francis at 8 o'clock this afternoon. Everything quiet, but feeling is very stronfr. Have marched from Colby, 75 miles, in three days. Rained every day. Roads very bad. Preliminary examinations set for next Tuesday, June 16. In my opinion the militia is necessary for the peaca and safety of this locality. "V. E. CUNNINGHAM." It seems probable that it will be im possible to give the Deweys a trial in Cheyenne county, or in any of the sur rounding counties for that matter. From current report it seems doubtful if a jury can be secured in any of the coun ties affected by the trouble, which in clude Cheyenne, Rawlins. Sherman and Thomas. This was the case io the mur der of Sam Woods in Stevens county several years ago and the murderer wad never punished. John E. Hessin, of Manhattan, ex state senator and a prominent candidate for governor in lf-l8. is chief attorney for the Deweys. C. P. Dewey, owner of the Dewey ranch and father of Chauncey Dewey is also the proprietor of Eureka lake west of Manhattan. CAUGHT filil. OALLORY. Negro Charged With. Robbing Houses Is Captured. The police have landed Mr. Richard Mallory, colored, whom they think is the mainspring of all the small burg laries with which the citizens of Topeka have been entertained for some time. Mallory has been under suspicion for two weeks, but the officers got no direct evidence against him until he was TTr rested yesterday on a warrant charging mm wiin uisiuiniug tne peace. city Detectives Lucas and Gardiner joined ; joyfully in the search for Mallory, .and i they found some of the stolen property, ! of which they had kept a close descrip I tion. i Today these officers raided his happy ; home over in "Mudtown," in the soui.i : cast part of the city, and got a buggy j load of plunder. Among the thirgs re ; covered were a pair of bracelets valued j at $1.25, stolen Tuesday night from the I home of D. P. Scott, at lnnfli Arch street, Lowman Hill, five razors, three revol- vers, one of which was stolen from Mr. C. A. Barnes, 1710 West Morris avenue, j several suits of clothes from different 1 parties, a watch ami chain from another ! place, and other stuff too numerous to I mention. It seems that Mr. Mallory was a hard working burglar, as the goods rentesent his toil at 15 or "0 different repie sent his toil at jd or rtirterent pia(.c. w.,.-- tiduij o-'oii o.v him. -ie raisoa er.ougn in smaii con tributions so that he could afford to get married a few days ago. "Dovey" Brown, a notorious colored woman of "Mudtow n" acted as his clerk, nd the goods were nearly all found in her pos session. A broad-minded view of Mr. Mallory' case would lead to the belief that he is due to spend a few years at Leaven worth. CHECKED BY RAIN. Cloudburst Interferes With Strike at Mining Camp. Phoenix Ariz.. June 11. A cloudburst bas intervened to delav the crisis in the .iriko i...atir.n -it vnrinrl. The down- pour has inundated Morencie and neigh boring camps and drowned nine men, dampening the ardor of the strikers suf ficiently to check serious violence. Ofli cial advices, however, state that a mob of Italians ami Mexicans charged on the guards who surrounded the milling plant of the Detroit Copper company, disarming them and taking possession of the mill, while another mob of a thousand Italians is seriously menacing the whole copper camp. ASKS S500 PER. Wisconsin Woman Says Three Kisses Were Stolen Demands Fay. "West Superior. Wis.. June 11. Three kisses at $,".00 each, total $1,500. is the bill that has bc:.-n presented by Mrs. Anna Sletten of this city to Frederick Madison, a cattle dealer. The bill has not been paid in fact. Madison denies having received the goods, and now the question is being litigated in the circuit court. Mrs. Sletten's story in substance is this: One day Madison came to her husband's house to see him. The hus band went out for a supply of beer and the visitor went out into the kitchen and made amorous advances to the wife. She claims that h succeeded to the ex tent that he got a kiss the first time and that upon two other occasions he sur prised her and snatched other kisses. Firallv she became enragea ana em- ployed an attorney to sue lor damages. SAFE FROM FIRE. How Water Stricken Cities Are Protected. Topeka Appealed to Kansas City for Help. AID WAS PASSED OX. Missouri City Got Engines from St. Louis. Now Latter Town Secures Ser vice in Cincinnati. When the Topeka water supply was shut off, Chief Wilmarth sent to Kansas Cit for a steam fire engine to pump water, and received an engine, 1,800 feet of hose, and four men on a special train within 24 hours. The day the engine arrived here, Kan sas City's water supply was shut off, and Kansas City promptly telegraphed to St. Louis for ten steam fire engines, and got them. Twenty-four hours later, St. Louis was in trouble, and lost its water sup ply. It telegraphed to Chicago and Cin cinnati for 25 steam fire engines and has them in service now. By this system of loans, the Missouri valley cities are trying to protect them selves against a calamity by fire which might be even worse than the destruc tion of the flood. The four Kansas City firemen who came to Topeka a week ago, and who are still on duty, are Lon E. Hale, chief at Westport; William DeWarr, engineer at No. 15; Patsy Sheehan. stoker at No. 15; William Flynn, hoseman at West port. Every one of the Kansas City firemen is a sinewy, well built man, with a keen eye and a good firm jaw, and they know fire fighting from the ground up. Monday an alarm of fire came in from the south part of town. The two chem ical engines got away from headquar ters in their usual rapid fashion. The Kansas City steamer worked under dis- advantages. The men had to pick up ical board forthwith take away the li the harness from the floor, and hitcn j cense of Dr William Meffert to practice the horses. Patsy Sheehan, the driver, medicine ThPy appeared before Gov on hMV.'?1 Vei Bailey an'd taTked the matter ove, down the pole, and was in the Ol iver's seat and on his way to the tire only a uiock Demna tne chemical engines. It was not in the programme for Sheehan to drive, as a Topeka. man who knew the streets had been given this duty, but when the alarm came in he hap pened to be out, so Sheehan followed the procession without waiting for him. 0.- ..... i ... . - r,-.-- .. . v, ,flr xtrfutn cuy engine nas n"t itch Chi ieu upon io pump any water u , hiv.fnii"iui. mu....', ..... ... ... - .- ... ..... ... ... .. is not necessary to "the efficiencv of 'this 1 Pastor of the Christian church; O. M. From the accounts given by the work engine that there be any lire' pressure in ! Wilhite. Howard Dunlnp, F. C. New- men who have been trying to check its tne mams. If there is anv water at all. or if there is an open well, or a cistern, thpiwiliormn of the State Normal. Wil engine will be able to put the pressure l,e - rund u all right. In fact, the engine pros- Tr Sw8.Voh,aSihtulrS"t ". strain. An especially heavv varietv " of hose was neccssarv unrl 1 ai'i fee, of" ini, was brought with the engine. The engine ! appeal to the supreme court, and since throws t.i gallons u water a minute. I tha.t has been decided, by his applica Topeka s rid M. H. Case "coffee pot" has ; tinn for a supersedeas bond during the a single pump, while the Kansas City -n- pendency of his appeal to the Unite-. S.V" '."il"",r" '" i.ouoie iiini i. Three times a day the Kansas Citv engine is taken out and a fire built under it. to eat the water. In this way the I is kept continually at verv hiuh inm. nne. aim mere woum tie less del getting steam in case of fire. While the engine is going five or ten hlocks to a hre the steam will rise to ,-y pounds pits sure and commence to "blow off." Another thing which the Kansas City firemen do is to test the fire plugs three times a day at Tenth and Kansas avenue. The object is to see if there is any water available in the mains. Tenth is the nigh est point on the avenue, and if there is water there the firemen know they can get. it from any of the plugs lower on the ave nue. If There is no water in the mains, as sometimes happens in these uncertain times, the men would fall back upon the big cisterns full of water which are lo cated at intervals under the pavement of Kansas avenue. A few days ago Chief Wilmarth received rrom cm.l Hate at Kansas Citv a note ; asking it the i.mw feet of fire hose sent i here could he spared. Chief Wilmarth re- ! I"""1 that if the hose should be taken 1 away Lh engine and men might, as wil , wUh ,t fnr T,-Ipfka hfis n strong enough to carry the stream which th. steam hre engine throws. Chief Hnle promptly agreed that the hose, engine and men should remain in Topeka as long as they are needed. Topeka owes much to the courtesy and promptness of Chief Hale. When the word came that a steamer was needed here, and that the Santa Fe had a special train ready to haul it. Chief Hale did not hesi tate even long enough to allow the four men detailed for the trip To bid good-bye to their wives. He simply ordered th-m to take their steamer to the train and start. and thev did. That's the kind of thing which puts a mighty kindly feeling in the heart of Topeka for Kansas Citv and her fire chief. NO FIRE ALARMS. It will he weeks before North Topeke'o fire alarm system can be restored. Twelve miles of electric hre alarm wire, together with prohahly l.fwi poles and 13 fire alarm boxes, were swept away by th? flood. All hut two of tho boxes, which are worth about J12T, apiece, have been re- I covered, and can he made serv iceable bv 'sending them to the factory in Masra- i chusetts. Five miles of wire, as a starter has been ordered by Chief Wilmarth, and he is now figuring on poles from the cedar swamps in Wisconsin. No estimate on the expense can he mad-'. It can not he .stated hfjw much of the wire or how many of the fallen poles ean be leeoyered. It has seemed so far that the wire is broken into short lengths, thus allowing the poles to float away down the liver. Some of them will no doubt be found in the drift, but it is feared that I most of them are past recovery. Nevert nel'-ss. t mei wilmarth is taking a very determined and hopef-ji view ot the situation. "Don't let it appear," he said to a re porter for the State Journal, "that thing are hcing allowed to drift alone, or that the damage is more than sve can stand. We are geing right into this business of putting everything back in shape, and we f'xpect to work night and day to get the fire alarm system back into North TopcKa. I don't know- how- much it will cost, but we will cut down the eynenpe to the low est possible figure. The 13 fire alarm boxes are not ruined. They will have to he sent to the factc.rv and cleaned and some parts replaced, but the expense will be small compared with the original cost of the boxes. Two of the hevxes. for indoor use. ceist $75. and The others cost 5125. The -wo boxes which are missing w-ere $125 boxes, and were attached to poles. Poles and all have disappeared, and may have floated down the river. We are looking for them." One of the fire alarm boxes, at No. 3 fire station, was burned out. Some heavily charged electric wire fell across the f re alarm wire, and the inside of the box looks ps thnueh a bunch of firecrackers had ex ploded in there. It is blackened, and the insulators are literally "fried." The boxes which went through the nooi are filled with mud, aad everything sub ject to the action of rust is completely -spoiled. Parts of the delicate mechanism will have to be entirelv replaced. Of the 13 boxes, 10 were in North To peka. This includes ail the North Topeka boxes. Three were on this side of the river, at Crane and Qninoy, Crane and Adams, and the Wolff packing house. FLOOD IS CHECKED. East St. Louis Has Barricaded Against the Water. St. Louis, Mo., June 11 The situation in East St. Louis remains about the same as last night. The flood on the south is still being held back at Mis souri avenue where the levee is watch ed unceasingly as elsewhere, by thou sands of workers ready with bags of sand to close any break that may occur. A decline in the river's stage of a frac tion of an inch since last night does not make any apparent difference in the height of the flood, but shows that the river has a tendency to fall. The stage at seven a. m. was 37.9. This may re lieve the situaion greatly during the day if the fall continues, but until there is a decided decline in the flood the citv will be at the mercy of the wall of water that surrounds it on three sides. The night was cold for this time of the year and there was considerable suffering as a result among the thou sands of homeless men, women and children on the east side, most of whom, however, were taken care of in com parative comfort in tents and other modes of shelter. Lack of drinking water is one of the worst inconveniences suffered by the East St. Louisans. Many are compel led to drink of the water that sur rounds them and much sickness is like ly to result. Congressman W. A. Rodenburg. who has charge of rescue work in East St. Louis sent hundreds of men out early today with boats through the submerg ed district, removing people to places of safety. THEY ASK FOR ACTION. Emporia Delegation Want Mef fert License Revoked. A delegation of Emporia citizens ar in Topeka to urge that the State Med : with him. and thev are also present- ting the matter to the newly organized board. There are two new members on the board and the Emporia people did j not know what effect this might have on the Meffert matter. ! In the delegation which are here to- i dav are Dr. Charles Gardener, Rev. F. ! G. Ward, pastor of the Emporia Con - , 1 elioT-oH- I.'ev A I'BrKr i man. Charles Harris, President J. N. ! iam A1Ien white, and Representative , t,- revans The Sta?eMedieal board has been re- : strained from making the final ordei ; revoking Dr. Meffert s license by his sttates snoreme court. The state su. States supreme court. preme court refused that on Tuesday, however, and there is now nothing to prevent the State Medical board from making the final order which will put a stop to Dr. Meffert's practicing dedi cine. FROST AT DODGE Temperature Is Low All Over Kansas There was a light frost at Dodge City last night. The mercury there got down to 40. The frost was not heavy enough to do any great amount of damage. Cool and even cold weather has been . the hole further work on filling it wnl general over the west. The coldest re- j probably be abandoned until the water ported was at Detroit City, Minn., where i in it has rlisappeared. the thermometer got down to 31 degrees. One block north of this point a simi The maximum and minimum tempera- j lar hole has formed about a manhole of tures reported from the Kansas statiTM for the 1M hours ending this morning at 7 e eioek were as follows: Baker 75, 4fi: Concordia 6?. 44: Dodge City 56. 40; Dresden 61, 46; Fort Scott. 74. 4S: Macksville 60, 40; McPhorson 68. 44:; Osage City 66, 42; Sedan 72.48; Topeka 70, 4S; Toronto 6 44; Wichita 64. 4S. The cool wave has been caused by a high barometer moving eastw-ard in the states north of Kansas. The government forecast sent out for Kansas today was: "Fair tonight, prob h followed hv s j ' 2 west on , ' south and west port bowers Friday- portion. Rosing tem perature. The wind at noon was north blowing 12 miles an hour. The hourly tempera tures recorded by the government ther mometer teiday were as fe.llows: 7 o'clock 52 ! 11 o'clock 63 S o'clock 56 I 12 o'clock 64 9 o'clock 60 2 o'clock 65 10 o'clock 62 i 2 o'clock C" Maximum yesterday, 65; minimum 4S. Wind i miles from north. MR. HARTLEY Hl'RT. Bicyclists Seem to Make a Specialty of Him. Mr. W. F. Hartley, of 111?, Kansas avenue, reports an epidemic rf sidewalk ri'ieres in his part of town He says thev seem to greatly prefer the walk to the open street, and have a very little regard for the safety of chance pedes trians. About five o'clock hist evening Mr. Hartley was on the sidewalk near Twelfth street when a flock of bicy clists bore down on him. He ducked a messenger boy who really- seemed to b' in a hurry, and before he could recover a seoontl rider ran into him, knookei him down, jumped on his frame a few times, and then went on his way rejoie inc. Hartley was not rejoicing, how ever. He was just recovering from a former injury to bis left shoulder, and the blow .and fall hurt him seriously The rider never paused to inquire the amount of damage, and Mr. Hartley did not know him. He says that it in rarely that a bicyclist can be seen rifl ing on the legitimate part of the street at that point. Perhaps it would be well for the police to grab a few of thes? reckless scorchers and bre-ak up tht practice. Most Famous Outlaw in Dungeon. Manila. June 11. The constabulary yesterday captured in Rizal province Faustino Guillermo. the most famous outlaw in the Island, of Luzon. SWALLOVED UP. Mysterious Chasm Appears in North Topeka. Engulfs All That Is Thrown Into Mouth. HOW TO FILL IT. That Is the Question Confront ing Street Force. Has Continually Enlarged Since the Water Subsided. A hole, engulfing the width of Lau rent street and swallowing sidewalks on each ride, has formed in front of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shep herd on Quincy street in North Topeka, Around a hole of twenty or thirty feet in diameter left by the receding waters of the recent flood, the earth has cavc.l and fallen in until the chasm has spread to a width of seventy-five or eighty feet. It is partially filled with water of unknown depth. Extending from the very walls r.f the Episcopal church on the north sid of the street the hole has extende.1 rapidly during the past two days until the foundations of R. K. Graham's house on the opposite side of the street have been undermined. The combine! efforts of a dozen men with four or fiv-: teams at work all day yesterday have been insufficient to appreciably checK the rapidly widening chasm. A larg-i elm tree which formerly stood in the parking in front of the church has gradually sunk, as its roots were wash ed out, until its trunk lies entirely within the hole. A BED OF QUICKSAND. A devouring bed of quicksand is be lieved to be the cause of the alarminij growth of the sink hole which the flood has left. The surface of the water is eight feet below the level of the street and is believed to be ten or fifteen feet in depth. No accurate estimate of th extent or depth of the bed of quick sand that is supposed to underlie the locality can be obtained. The water iu the hole is much shallower than that in many of the holes in North Topeka. but none of the others had manifested ; the voracity in swallowing up the sur rounding cartn that this nas snown. It is believed that the water in the hole remains about on a level with the rive; itself. In no other place in North Topeka is a similar phenomemon known to have been produced by the Hood. Just how I fast this hole has been forming can not i be stated as the fact that it was . nnrfl!i1tnp wn s nnl ncttee.l at ho-f ! spread, it appears to have caved out ten or twelve feet in every direction during Wednesday. Early Yesterday the sidewalk on the south side of th street fell in. The earth for six or eight feet between the walk and the I house followed during the day until yesterday afternoon a part of the nortu foundation wall of Mr. Graham's resi dence collapsed and sunk. During that time four w-agons of the street cleaning department were con stantly hauling dirt from the streets and throwing it in, a hundred loads be ing thrown in from the west side alone. At the same time a wagon was busy hauling spoiled hay and similar refuse which was being packed along the edg of the hole nearest the house. Last ev ening this work was believed to have been successful in checking the en croachments of the hole on the south side, on the west side, where it hi' caved back until the edge of the asphalt pavement of Quincy street is slightly undermined, the work of filling in has shown some results. If this work proves successful in stopping the widening of i the sewer. This place, shows no tenden- to grow. The hole is about 20 feet in diameter and probably six fett in depth. At the corner of Gordon and Monroe streets, one block east a yery deep hole has been discovered in the rear of T. M. Forbes" residence. The corner of the foundation as well as the masonry of a cistern has been laid bare. The depth of the hole can not be ascer tained on account of the water sur rounding it. Across the street from Mr. Forbes' resielence a deep hole has form ed in Gordon street. Between Monroe and Quincy also, on Gordon, the street is under water for the length of half a block where the flood made an excava tion of three or four feet. The east side of North Topeka Is hon eycombed with holes formed in most cases around the sewer built there a year ago. None of these holes present the aspect of the one at the corner of Laurent and Quincy streets and appar ently their filling will be an easy task. BETTER CONDITION'S. Five Thousand Men Secure an In crease in Wages. Chicago, June 11. Agreements have been made here by which about 5.000 workers gain better conditions. Th day's developments were: The Illinois Central railroad granted 750 machinists here an increase in wasros of 3 cents an hour. The Chicago-Milwaukee brewers as sen iation granted its beer bottlers a :',5 rcr cent, increase in wages and mad-; an agreement for two years. The Inside Bridge and Structural Irriu workers and the American bridge company agreed upon a settlement or the bridrre-rnen's strike at the Lassie and American branches of the Ameri can bridge tympany's plants, the lS0;i men to return to work. The machinists employed on the en tire system of the Illinois Central raiU road will participate in the increase irt wages of 3 cents and shorter hours un der the terms of agreement reached. They Want a Garnishment Law. St. Louis. June 11 A resolution favor ing the garnishment law as a protection te retail merchants was passed today at the session of the national credit men's association. Weather Indications. Chicago. June 11. F'orecast for Kansas: Fair tonight: probably followed by showers Fvidav in south and west por tions; rising temperature; variable wir2.