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10 PAGES I KANSAS. LARGEST DAILY 10 PAGES LN KANSAS. sa t- -1 V- ' X b- S3 7 t f last citigs. FJRTDAY EVFXIXG, TOPEKA- KANSAS, JUXE 20, 1903. FRIDAY EVENING, TWO CENTS. f FT L P 4 I 2 1,3 1 1 ARE .'IE BEGGARS ? fci'na'ir Wright's Plain Speech on Aid ) nest ion. ! AHIelp From Olltside WOH't j Help Ourselves. Tl"f HTII t V 5iOft : J. Jit, iU?i l.U That Slate Is Spending at St. : i Loilis Fair. I ' c n (Jmilli'i !lkrtiii:mn nf T o. gality of Aid Measure. LMI riiropriatiri; Money De f. ated by Vote of IS to 14. f 1- to 1 1 th. naif t,,p 1 appropriating j i I! i siiTf. irs. I'elwilf :!! I t t. M'iiid ue oimmii senators ! '! bid l-.y Senator Wright giv- ' 'I "!- tI:S je,!').o.'', pok Up 'lis ; y.ST-rday a I Ifi mi'lll. -. Haters .-h-iiis- d tin ir vol- j re a y- Thr and senator: oubin't If the IIOUS':' !!! - -t-rday a in by a ne re . -nil o., the bill w ; s: - Ilii h., ,1 . ( a ! , 1 'A . 1 t- si. i!.,y, I ;1 !!, M- ;;i.,:.ht. Miie-r d. ("lianey, llot:seliol.l-r. .M .re hou.-e, a. i.i !.! Iter, t.:-wart. W f VS'iech!. e k. l-'ul Hurr.-i. Me t'oi ter, Sir.i- lb r. a K a on Senator u i six s na i.'i.bbis .a. Ale n . n t r- iioor ana ir n ames. Sep.a rd I: el been ex- i ,:! tb ! ll'-t i S :!i ''t for tr.e. Senator 4 t he s- ssloi,. anions the " i 1 1 e i h- extra S. t ;a ! . .r 'u ehi 1 ii.ey ttiiii he i i : i ta asure. ia.i e'liie- up in 1 I-'.. P. y to re- leee and allow T h is i .i .vt ra. a- ,o er n ": !:e i .i s a i a n :u. t ': no a id t.. a i M voting a :.l : im .:i a Kseui... 1 him- f '-be senate. i n:'! s ,iH was d-'--wi' .e I I- i mti iii.ii'i 1 is of our is or our II iz i a a el ! , - be a li I sust nie ii Te total loss ot ice by reason s, an i. s ot in,r loss 10 tli- em of the l'liui-nt Tfii'i'iish the ui ei, otitside our Pm!s. oi'p 01 ali i. is v. ' y r- a di y con- tn-- te.i-L of out be r-be-e, s-o. iie. ;be- !inns? !! t w h r iks to all tie '"V !X- e k. w. a a t i..es a a. I mini io.bitul r.i s in r ' ' r l ii" lief Of '' i:" .1 1. 1 tb' n '1 I l h ' v. i;o ha e nt by r;i- itr slate." A ordered ail 111. n 1 i n t ! r,-e- i 1-T of hi;.. lal :"'b-t tuiel, Senator . p. ec, otbeialiy kilb-d. Hepresentative j K irkpat rick aim -el that he did not st. sin-. the birth of mi.letvtnnd the Mil about the Xeosho " s! b. t'.re ih and wished it recot-sid' rel. This gave "'' '" "-ars ..r 1 i e. -t.- i j,, esenta ti ye tp,i::"iu a chance to I'll a i'Jeii.eiin 1., y j;f, ineojn. "'I'he pi'iult'iiinn from ''"e'li id , r - ! v','dson reminds ni of an engine I VN " are Iraki:.,- km w ah. .ut. It was so small that when ' ' ' l'.)iii,i;, ,),, ,., ho ran it wanted to blow the ' '" eoie-taiviy xxtli.ti he had to stop the engine and ''' h. ii, my fe ci ,. .,1 thc steam for the whistle be tbai Ka:,,as ri'ibdie Ih p oiler was so small. It was p. .it ion '"' point it hi ,v)iistle and when he wanted to . - P. r . ' I'l iai ii ly, ton i Ict own i" party that ill b s is so airai'l of lent l be 1 mi hi in- , t r-1 1 the kindly i . re nd' 1; 1'ibe i 1 idm i t ie - t'n gei: - isa-i.in.'.- ii S ii. .'.'Iil.-ll the '"IS "I llv Slate. Are is a-- noli1 to dea l 'ni a y is far; k'-ti p.'-ple of : ''' in 7 our. I v.- i-ml l have sent ba It j h- i-e by hil;u)t ! . ' k aiid said, ' e 1 rosit.v, bii'. ; i.'.aa-" we ir j "' ii I suf'f-n-!. : - a t will he a upon i-v-iv senator, M-prepr iat-s -h 0 ;'o I Mi 1 S IS to ,, "' hi n; iking ar, "Ml1 I'l iu in disph-y. the world's a u- n--xx :I I made pis longest ' !.! sn s. -A-ion. He said: a steb lishiee a precedent 'his bill. 1 u.-Il !, member 1 the leel-i,, I,,,-., f,,,,,,,.,,! V': , l ani',n i s . r i- k.-n ta r.nei s ot till -'i s Ni bodv cv. r raiee.il n ot tie- eor-stinp. iilv of by tint appropi la : ion the '!'.',! country were put upon 7"" ptos-prt ity v, hi, h they " d . y..r si'iee. ) I. - r in i '! this is not a public -" Is absurd, "p Hio , inil.r sh Kw.-.iiion which aff'cts only a arms simply talking over the demands i a, i . rv infinitesimal per i j.-n of t h- to he made bv tiie miners at theip '"'" W- have b. -n told ; Pittsburg. Kas., mating next month. . i fluid .aenet b. distribute 1 Mr. Mitchell will leave for the south i 'I'Miifi and dishonesty. This '.west tonight to interest union men it . ,e, ii.,u coui i be ruis.- i against ithe coining meeting and to look oyer .e'. te n and distribution ..;' pri-jtlie i..--ld. iiiiines, u is n it worthv or" con- 'opr. sentatives of the Missouri, Kan "'" "il m my di-tnot 1 haveisae. Oklahoma and Indian Territory ! a .tests leaned giving state a id ! unions also met again today to corns l.e,,;i,r tli-- (eepie South To-jpiete sfparate organizations for th" 1 "' i..n:tibu!ci us hber illy ' states and territories named, so far an Iliiglit l:ae done e he.e ,,- ! e. v,l t... . i , 1 .- 1 .!,- r.ik 1 l the Ji-f ;r.;caiion icr ttithhuldina aid from the poor people of North Topeka simp'y because the Pharisees of South Topi-ba I don't lend them the assistance their pliyht deserves. "'(here , sf,nrr and a hleher con- I fl'l- ''! m hl'h attMiiion has been c,!o- !y the senator from Lyon. In i :i :iv nn outside aid f ir the relief of these flood suff. tors we have said to .the world 'We cun t take care of our 'If only to save 'the 'state from the Mwna r reproach that must certainly fisten upon it, Kansas ought to make !-i; appropriation from its public funds. K in-.as has oftener appeared before the ' ... -d States as a public mendicant ,!,,., any other locality in the Union. 1' ti'l trie day gone by when we should t public I pears? It seems to me that ."'wn ought to be done to keep the ' t e from h.Pir- farther ,,,,.!..,- rtv,;. lion to the outside world. If we can't pass this bill let us return the money we have already received and from now "11 let s stand upon our own feet. HOUSE KILLED IT. Toyed Awhile With the Neosho River Bill. 'flie house was ready Thursday after noon to play havoc with any relief in asure that might come across from the senate. The house waited ready to .-ti. I: a knife in anything that "was k ni tea hie Th members of the house heard that Senator Wrijtlit hail introduced a bill to appropi i.-i te $150,111111 for the relief of 11. od sufferers. There was an i-Da among inr reprise ntativos that the bill would pass the senate. Then the house was to make qui' k work of il. The members waited exneotantlv for a chance to ive it a death blow. Th-ei the senate killed the bill and the house was elected from giving it the fatal stroke The members of the house wish ed to knife something. To do that tlvy would have to take a recess. That was done ate! the session was resumed at S o'cloc k last itiht. The bill which save the house an op portunity to display its feelings was that ir.tio. bleed in the senate by Senator .Motehnusi-. it was to provide for the .-in t pyin; of the Neosho liver thi'Oti:;)! :.osho. I .a belt-. .Alien, Woodson, t'OL ! iey, J.yi n and Moiris counties to cieter i mine the feasibility of consti noting ca i nals and -i i 1 hes to stuiijrnten the river, .'ih' bill was raessaeed to ih? other body ; .-Mid then the house bad a nance at it. i There was a scramble to see who coul-.l i Rive the bill the hist slap. P.-tts tin t l.-i.'iiu! cried for recognition. IJvtts was ' i eeoL,uized, he wished to amend t he hid ' to i.n bale the Kansas river, the Hopuh !ie..n airi the Smoky Hill and to appi'o t pi late Jin, ecu to carry on the work. : -"l ne u. iitlriivin from Doniphan," said 1 Speak r I'ring!-. "I wish t.. include Wolf river in that ' bill," said Mr. L.; land. 'f!ie bar? were down and the roll call ! oi the live! and c reeks in the state be- "I wish to amend by insftting Cow i n -k an.l the Arkansas river," said I p pr. s. nt alive ;i ok le. dn w. in Kansas we have the Wal- . nut." said ltale of i'.usli. "inere is no water m u but if it ever rises v. e want tee Walnut included in the bill." 'lie- Mmbis ci-.s ( ytnes." sabt Jenks of 1-i ank.in. "is as tiraeherous as the I sp. Uinsr "C its name. I w ish that river, '. si . bn.e e.,d .i.ui. luded in this straighl- ; f mna ; "Tin' Prairie Pog cr-ek is some times ; ;,s pt stiPTous a? the animal it is named ; for." said Jones of N'l.rinn. "I wish to , jnriude that or'-k in the bill." -i w-ould like to include Pepcnrn 'creek." said Stavely of (isa.ee. "ana also ,,. . , rr k that sometimes sweeps away so many politicians when it rises. That is Salt creek, vnu ail know about it." "Move that the ball with the ameud- : rner.p; he read," was shouted by half a : a,,.,, ... nioniii1! s. , 'I'he housi was having its fun. A mo tion to stiike out the enacting clause ,, ,e ,,, be vote.l nrion. 1. eland and tb;.' ha ,V;iie ne were silting in front of l-b-p-eiirie.p r-s.ieative barnd. tile joiiy man who le- house svas a couie-!ia n before h" was a la w xi- ii.i oar : niiiker. Ilarnd h s a way of shouting "II" that is all his own. He makes it sound iike a coyote yelp punctuated by a rub- shot. When the vote was taken i:..,nd vi lied "II" Wagener jumped, but I. eland sat as calm as a brigadier a- :e r.i I under tire, After it was all over a n d the bill had , limine he couldn't use the : ii Kistb. The frentlemnn from Woodson do, sn'i ;.-em to be able to think while tl dues are (,'nintr on." I -I'hat souei. lied Mr. Kirknatrick. I lb pr. s. -ntativeTiollv m:iiinsl to intro eo , , nor Ilaib-v's j dUee a bill providing" for the dvkine of eiiveit:,,,- ,,r r,"e tlie Kansas river in Wabaunsee county ;..r Ins y-eie rous ! !)Iui , e,.t it passed. Johnson of 1 e I i n. I:nii.e.i!i or , ;li m- s. e,tl u, Uiink it was about t'.r the 7va es a , ti,,,,. f, ,,. him to ouit votinsi for thlnss iiiiiev thank., i :,nr he voted acainst it. When he tomei he was alone in his opposition he . ( ha m;ed his vote. i To kef p thi1 house in a good humor. ;Xation siarted things bv innuiring if those who tied flaps voted to them at : the last session would remove them ; from over the speaker's desk. The flags i ore oiod to I.eland and Waggenei. ' ( m- llag is t-nough for me," said Le- land. "He wants that flag." said Waggener, "but h is afraid to take it for far that the assoi iation with me in the P.ag busi- less will hurt the administration." ti, house ebep d F. W. Knap.p and Miss May IliilT to transcribe the record of th" sassion kept by the clerk. Re .resenta.t ive Hah- asked permission to withdraw his original bill to appro- ''' holding : priap- Ji.Vi.imhi for the relief of rtoo-l suf ''e i'y. We ioi-is. The bi'l was ii.nl. He warped ; to take the corps bonie to show his I constituents that be made the effort, ; His request was granted and the house took a recess till 1 r idav morning. NO ACTiQIi TAKE?. President .Mitchell and Miners Talk flvi'r Sittiatinn. Kansas CiTy, Mo, June 21. John Mitchill, president of the United Mine Workers of America, conferred with the Missour i and Kansas operators ht r : atrain todav No action will he taken li, 1.- t.--,i.l 11, Mi,,.u..lt .1,., .v,..., ' i tc-r of wages at the Pittsburg meeting. ALL WILL HELP. Topeka Fair Keceives More As surances of Co-operation. Prizes Arranged by the World's Fair Commission. MALE A FKUIT DISPLAY State Horticultural Society Ar ranging for an Exhibit. Amusement Features to Agreed Upon Soon. lie The prospects for a successful fair to be held at Topeka in September are par ticularly bright. The management of the Topeka fair is backed by the state board of commissioners in charge of the Kansas exhibit of the World's fair at St. Louis, and by the principal in dustrial associations of the state. At a meeting- held last night in the Commercial club rooms the directors of the State Fair association met with representatives of the various state so cieties and discussed plans for exhibits. No official action was taken but the various representatives pledged the as sociations which they represented to take hold and help make the state fair as big an event as possible. Ry the aid of the various associations which have ben enrolled to assist there will be big displays in the agricultural, horticultural, poultry, live stock, dairy mid mineralogical departments. The $l.2fi0 offered by the World's fair commission has been divided in six dif ferent prizes for the different county exhibits as follows: First prize, $500; second prize. $50; third prize, $bjO; fourth prize, $125; fifth prize. $100; sixtn prize, $75. Each exhibit should include samples of all the cultivated products of the farm, orchard and garden cereal, in grain and in sheaf, grasses, textile and foliage plants and vegetables, wild and tame grasses, nuts and all kinds of fruits and other products that may be included. The Stat Horticultural society had a big i epres. titat ion at th meeting. The trustees of the society are here to meet with the World's fair commission and attended the meeting last night in a body. Thov were: William Cuttfr, Junction City; F. Holsinger. Kosedale; lb- G. W. Kohrer. Sterling; J- . Koo inson El Dorado; F. L. Kenoyer, In dependence; and J. J. Alexander, of Norton President Fred Wellhouse and Secretary W. li. Barnes were also at the meeting. The r-prepentattves of the horticul tural sncietv promised to make a hand some horticultural display. Fred WelK house said that owing to the poor apple i ron this vear, it might be that the dis play might not be the best ever given ''VL?"rvohe and J. W. F. Hughes, of tV" State Poultry association, were present and gave assurance that the best- poultry exhibit that it was possible to make at that time of the year would be made by the State Poultry associa tion. John Currun was present at the meet ing to represent the state Dairy asso. oiation. "lie announced that his asso ciation would appropriate an eo.ti.il amount of money with the State Fab association to be used for prizes in that department. It is anticipated that the Improved Live Stock Breeders' association will make an appropriation of money to be used as prizes for special exhibits. Tli-3 association is planning to make a greater display than that of any other a ssoein tion. Now that the management of the To peka State Fair has the encouragement and the backing of these associations, the otlieers are in a far better position to make the state fair this fall a first class show. An immense amount of nriili is necessary to be done during the? coming two months and a half, and it has already been started off. The question of the amusement fea Hires has not been taken up as yet. It is planned, however. to make th-i amusement attractions outside the dis plays and horse racing of such a nature that they win he worth going" distance to see. lona 1,200 CARCASSES LOST. A Day's Output of Cincinnati Abattoir Iurned l'p. Cincinnati. June 2. Almost the en tire plant of the Cincinnati Abattoir company, one of the largest in this sec tion, was destroyed by fire today. The fire was caused by an explosion in the engine room. The loss is estimated by the captain of the salvage corps at $:;ii0.000, although President Ryan makes the estimate much less. The insurance is T-125.noo. Four hundred head of cattle and So hogs were slaughtered yester day. These are all consumed. The ice plant, which cost $S0.0OO. is either de stroyed or rendered unfit for use. The engineer nearly lost his life from the effect of ammonia fumes escaping. Winfield Chautauqua's Close. Winfleld. Kan, June 2. The seven teenth annual session of the assembly closes today with the convocation of Sunday schools and the Kansas ami Oklahoma hnhy show, in which eighty five babies have been entered. At nigiit the cantata "Queen Esther," with 500 voices, will be given. Burial of Cardinal Vaughan. London. June 25. The body of Car dinal Vaughan was transferred today from the cathedral at Westminster, where it bad been lj-ing in state, to St. Joseph's college. There it was received bv the priests and students and after the celebration of a high requiem mass was interred in the presence of a large gathering. Temperatures of Large Cities. Chicago. June 20. 7 a. m. tertiperrr-t:tr-s: New York. ."?; Boston, tit; Phil adelphia. R2: Washington. 61: Chicago. Be; Minneapolis, 62; Cincinnati, ti4; St. Louis, 6. Weather Indications. Chicago. June 2?. Forecast for Kan sas: Partly cloudy tonight and Satur day; variable winds. GOLD MINING SWINDLE. One Has Been Discovered by the Au thorities at Washington. New York, June 26. An investigation has been ordered by the authorities at Washington of an alleged gold mining concern with offices in this city. For three months past, it is said, the con cern has been advertising freely in h the foreign newspapers. One of the ad vertisements, translated from a Greek paper published here, reads: "Have you five dollars? Do you wish to make them ten -within a. month, ons hundred within a year, and one thou sand within a short time?" The board of managers named in the advertisement is composed of men as serted to be filling high public positions, such as "senator of the state of Ohio," "comptroller of the United States treas ury," "treasurer of the United States," etc. There also appears the name of a member asserted to have been "former ly secretary of the Treasury." Xone of the names given, however, are known at all in public life in this coun try. It is alleged that the company haa disposed of considerable stock to for eigners, and the affair will be thorough ly investigated by agents of the treas ury department. The man w hose name appears as pres ident of the mining company declares that the advertisements are "hrimful of typographical errors." and that the per son named as "comptroller of thn treasury" is in reality a Kew York cus tom house official. READY FOB BIG RACE. Oarsmen in Good Form for Poughkeepsie Struggle. Poughkocpsie, N. Y., June 2!. When the thirteen college oarsmen looked out of their windows this morning they were surprised to find their race day opening with clear skies and to see the sun for the first time in 20 days. The wind was harclly more than a zephyr. While the conditions are fav orable there is no assurance they will continue so for the wind is in a natural bad quarter, the majority of storms along the Hudson valley being heralded by south winds. Never in the history of Poughkeepsie has there bern such a light attendance of college sympathizers and followers as appeared in the hotels and on the streets this morning. This may be due to the fact that the races are held late in the afternoon and there is plenty of time for the people in the cities up and down the river to get here by special trains before the first race is rowed. The flotilla of yachts and pleasure boats of all kinds began to arrive this morning, some of them coming from New London, where the owners had witnessed the Yale Harvard races yes terday. Among Them was "Governor Flower." the stste qunrantine boat, carrying Governor Oclell and party. The I governor wore the colors oi ioiumoia, I his alma mater. Cornell is still the favorite. Coach O'Dea of Wisconsin t said- to.liy: "I have been tryh.t to -insTill in my men the idea that th y win a race on I their merits and not merely on a chance i accident to the Cornell crews, but the ' public press and the people surrounding ithe men are continually pounding into I them that they have not any chance. and I am atraid that this atlects tie men's minds and lessens the chances of winning. I'.ut a race is won by the men at the ears, and not by the people mat ins the bets in the hotel lobbies." Hanlon of Columbia is, next to Court ney of Cornell, the most confident of all the coaches here this morning. He says that bis men, especially in the varsity ctew, have a good chance to win an that it is anybody's race. The Syracuse conch is confident that his youngsters in the fri sb.man race will give the other crews a. good light and stand a dianc to land first. Cornell puts thf, ho'tviest. crews on the river this after noon, and Syracuse the lightest. The fact that Cornell has the heaviest crews stiows a decided change of sentiment on the part of Coach Courtney as to the weight of the men behind the oars. Some years ago when Yale and Harvard were rowing with Cornell, Courtney contended that a light crew was better than a heavy one. and in fact he won two races from very heavy Yale crews. The programme for the day is as fol lows: 4 p. m. Four-oared race. 4:45 p. m. Freshmen. 6 p. m. Varsity race. kihgTbirthday. Edward VII Appears at the Cel ebration on Horseback. London, June 26. King Edward's birthday was officially celebrated today in London at the home naval and miii tiry stations. All the government buildings were decorated with flags, salutes were lired, the warships at all the ports dressed ship and the troops were reviewed. The main feature was the trooping of the colors on the horse' guards parade here, which the king at tended on horseback. This was the first I time he had lidden since his l ist illness. The parade ground presi nted a highly i pictures. pie scene. Queen Alexandra, I the Princess of Wales, the Duchess of i Albany, the puke and Duchess of Fife, j the Duchess of Oonnaught, the Princess I Henry of P.attenburg and their children j and the khedive of i-Jgypt occupied seats ! in the central w indows of the horse j guard building, 'while all the other vantage points were occupied try smart ly dressed women, cabinet ministers, member's of the house of lords and house of commons and others. Many Americans woe p resent, including the staff of the United States embassy and the Ajaierican rille team, who were un der the guidance of Major General Lord Charles Lismme. The king, in the uniform of colonei of the Grenadier guards, rode on the ground surrounded bv a brilliant staff and an unusually large gathering of foreign military attaches. As the king halted at the saluting base the massed bands played the national anthem. After an inspection of the troops the oeremony of trooping the colors was carried out. Their majesties returned to Bucking ham palace, heartily cheered by the crowds alone the route. Moved a Vote of Censure. Ottawa. Ontario. June 26. Mr. Pope, Conservative, moved in the house last night a vote of censure upon the gov ernment because the imperial govern ment was buying cattle in the United States for restocking the p.oer farms. Sir William Mullock, postmaster gen eral, and Sidney Fisher, minister of ag riculture, said the government had made all the representations possible in the matter, and therefore they regard ed the resolution as an attack upon The home authorities. The resolution was defeateii. SilTHJipAfjB. Former Postmaster General at 3Ieeting of Cabinet. Had Previously Taken Break fast With the President. FOSTOFFICE AFFAIRS. Occupy Most of the Time of This Last Meeting Before the Departure of Roose velt for Oyster Bay. Washington, June 26 The last meet ing of the cabinet before the president's departure from Washington tomorro.v was held today. Shortly after the mem bers had assembled, former Postmaster General Smith, who took breakfast with the president, was ushered into the cabi net room. Upon leaving the White House Mr. Smith, when asked if he had anything to say concerning the pnstofhee inquiry replied that his statement in response to the references to himself in the Bristo-y report would be given to the public to morrow. 1 The cabinet meeting was devoted chiefly to the closing up of routine de partmental matters in anticipation of the president's departure, although Postmaster General Payne occupied con siderable time in presenting the current situation as developed by the investiga tion now in progress in postofflce mat ters but in discussing his future plans relative to the investigation. In this connection it can be stated authoritatively that the reports that Postmaster General Payne contem plates retiring from the cabinet are un true. It is well known that his health is not good, and thee is of course a possibility that he might suffer a com plete, breakdown or that he might be forced by the imperative order of hi physician to give up his work. Put at this time the idea of retirement is not entertained by him. He has planned out his future work in connection with the investigation of Iris department and is anxious to finish it. The president, it is raid, has given expression to bis own feelings in the matter by saying that ne would permit him to resign only in the event that it became a mat ter of life or death. SUE FOR PEACE. Striking Chicago Freight Hand lers Heady to Surrender. Chicago. June 26. The freight hand lers' union involved in the Chicago & Alton strike, sought a peaceable settle ment of the trouble today through the agency ot the teamsters' joint council taking the direction of the strike out of the. ha.nd3 of President L. J. Curran. A committee of three from the local un ions, appointed, at a meeting last night, met a committee of the teaiofcters to ar range plans for ending the strike, which they now concede will end in victory for the railroads. riesultory efforts w-re made at the freight sheds by the packets to prevent the delivery of freight, but owing to the vigiiance of the business agents of the teamsters no drivers were turned back and all freight was receiv ed and handled as usual. DEWEYS m DANGER. Captain Cunningham Thinks Militia Had Good Effect. Captain Cunningham of Company G, K. N. G, of Mel'herson. was at the office of Adjutant General II. S. Kelsey this morning making his report of the conduct of his company while engaged in guarding the Dew eys at St. Francis during the preliminary hearing of tiie murder charge resulting; from the shootingn affray between them and the Berry family. Captain Cunningham said : "We had no trouble with the people of the town or from the ranches in the vicinity but the feeling against the pris oners ran very high and, in my opin ion, it was a very good thing th.-it the militia were on hand to preserve order. Although there was no demonstration I was Informed of numerous secret meetings in which threats against tiie Deweys were freely uttered and there was a strong under current of bitter feeling against them. Th? people of that country are ready and quick to act and it is altogether probable that the Deweys would have met violent treatment by a mob if they had bad only the protection of the Cheyenne countv jail, but we had them 'bluffed' by numbers. The prisoners are far safer here than they would have been if left w here they were." BANDS forslEET HIE A Row at Oyster Bay Over the President's Homecoming. Oyster Bay, L. I, June 26. An un seemly clash has been feared between rival committees of citizens on the oc casion of the reception to President Roosevelt on Saturday, but it is now hoped everything will be smoothed over and the celebration attending the presi dent's homecoming will not be marred by the di: sepsions of rival parties, Th original intention was to have a joint celebration of the president's re turn and the 250th anniversary of the set'lement of the village. This was abandoned because President Roosevelt found it would be impossible to return on June 25. the date set. Not satisbr-d with the abandonment of the double celebration, big posters have been put out by the oommittre. calling on the citizens to attend the 250th anniversiry Snt'irday morning. Both committees will have a brass band at the station to meet th" president. It is hoped one will be prevailed upon not to play. Presi dent Roosevelt is a member of the board of trade pnd iT is generally thought proper that the board should have charge of the reception. TO FNITE ALL LUTHERANS. The Missouri Synod Starts a Move ment in That Direction. Pittsburg, Pa, June 26. The evan gelical synod of Missouri of the Lu theran church, composed of the Lu therans of sixteen states and Canada, now in session here, has started a movement to unite all the Lutherans in the United States and Canada in n body. With that end in view it has been decided to call a general confer ence to be held in Chicago this fall, when plans for consolidation will lis outlined. The Missouri synod elected the following officers: President. Prof, A. W. Myer, of St. John's college, Winfield, Kas.; vice president, Rev. W. Daliman, New York; secretary. Rev. W. W. Winchel, Bos ton; treasurer, A. E. Sucoop, Pittsburg. PROVES All ALIO!. Man Accused of White Lynch ing Is Released. Wilmington, Del, June 26. Arthur Cornwell cf Hartford City, Ind, who was arrested on a charge of man slaughter in connection with the lynch ing of George White last Monday night, was given a hearing before Magistrate Hollis today. Chief Elack and Warden Meserve testified that they recognized Cornwell as one of those who were at the work house when the doors were broken and White taken out. Meserve testified that Cornwell said: "You had best give up the keys and save expenses." T.ie defense's witnesses were a num ber of members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, which is holding a carnival at Shelpot park. They said he was at the carnival during Monday evening j and stayed there until it closed at mid- night when they returned with him to : Wilmington. This precluded the possi- bthty of his reaching the workhouse during the proceedings there, although it is not denied that he went out with others and saw part of the lynching. Attorney General Ward asked that Cornwell be held in bail for trial, but Magistrate Hollis decided that there was no evidence to warrant such action and dismissed the defendant. Cornwell was greeted with loud cheers as he left the court room. ADDRESS l A CASKET Presented to Mr. Chamberlain by Constitutional Club. London. June 2G. The Constitutional club today entertained Colonial Secre tary Chamberlain at luncheon and pre sented him with an address enclosed in a casket in recognition of his services to the nation. Premier Balfour made the presentation speech. Referring to Mr. Chamberlain's fiscal proposals he said it would be absolute folly for the Conservative-Unionist party to make opinions on economic questions a test of party loyalty. The present economic position of the country demanded the most careful consideration. The country was now in the possession of an aeron aut, who kept his balloon in the air by throwing out sand bags. That was a very proper course so long as he pos sessed a suflieienoy of sand bags, but when these were exhausted it was time to reconsider the position. It must not be supposed that because self-government had been given to the colonies that they could be regarded as separate po litical entities. On the contrary they were integral portions of the British em pire. The question at issue was not new, but Mr. Chamberlain, more than any man, dead or living had given life to the expression of the idea of imperial unity. Mr. Chamberlain received a remark able ovation when he rose to reply. His hosts sang "For He's a Jolly Good Fel low" and then cheered Mrs. Chamber lain, who w-as among the spectators. The secretary opened his remarks with re pudiating the suggestions of personal competition between himself and Mr. Palfnur. remarking that he could not conceive any occurrence that could shake the political unity and friendship existing between them. He desired on the eve of a- great con troversy to publicly state that he be lieved the j i e", rship of Mr. Balfour was essential to the successes of the Union ist party. If the union alliance was dissolved" and weakened the "home rule snake was only scotched and "not kill ed," would come to the front. canIie'drained. Lakes Near North Topeka Are Above the River. Street Commissioner Snyder went out this morning to investigate the lakes left on the west side of North Topeka by the recent flood. He took with him the instrument men from the city engi neer's department and took measure ments on the level of the water. County Commissioner Haynes also went out with Mr. Snyder. Their in vestigations showed that the level of the water in the lakes left by the flood was a trille over seven feet above the level of the water in the river. The plan to drain the water off iu therefore found to be feasible. H. E. Gaines was also in the party. He is this afternoon investigating the law passed at the special session of the legislature to learn upon whom falls the duty of draining this water: whether it is the duty of the city or the county. "It is my impression that the county will have to do this work." said Com missioner Snyder today. "The bikes are in the county and are outside the city limits, so that it seems to me it comes within the juiisdiction of the county commtssionf rs." The Rork Island railroad is building a crossing over the raitroad track in order to make a road for the farmers to the north of town to come into the city by way of north Polk street. The To peka avenue road is a low marshy way, :m1 the quicksand left by the flood is treacherous. The city is fixing the roads so that the farmers will find a good road to get to the cit by way of. Polk street. Arrangements are being made to drain the inundated land and the work of digging a drainage trench will prob ably be begun next Monday. Steinberg Orchestra at opening of the "Giiliion" Saturday evening. The pubiic are invited. Swift & Holliday Drug company. MAY BE ILLEGAL. House Members Fear Result of Hurried Action, Flaws in Measures Likely to Have Resulted. .NEARLY ALL ARE GONE Majority cf Members Left for Their Homes. Rest Are Awaiting Governor Bailey's Pleasure. Some of the members of the hou' arc- worried for fear that the bills whieri have been rushed through the special session will be found to he faulty or that they will be lost before they have gone through the necessary channels ti make them laws. At every recirlar session a number of bills are always introduced which ar-5 found to be faulty and never become law s. At this extra session several bills were introduced and passed for the pur. pose of correcting mistakes of the last session. The 59 bills introduced in ths house and the 27 in the senate wer handled in a rush. Some were killed ir the committees, and the only attention given any bills on the floor of each house was when a fight was mads orj them. Bills that had no opposition were sent through by fast freight. Some re. eive-1 only a majority vote with no votes to spare. Some bills introduced were hur riedly prepared. They were si ribbk-1 on sheets of waste paper with pencils. On some bills errors that would r,ava invalidated them were found and cor rected. How many errors have bee;i made and not detected is to be founo. It may he that none of the bills will be defective, but if that is the case it wpl inn ue wnat is expected. The closest attention was given Repre sentative Francis' bill for the pav an! mileage of the members of the legisii ture. It started with the sum of S:0'n. It was discovered that $12.n"0 was nec essary for both the house and senate. It was amended and sent back to the hou by the senate. The house passed the bill as amended, it was signed by Gov ernor Bailey last night. Then a ma jority of the members of both houses went home. A score of members of the house and a dozen senators lounged in t heir re spective halls thi3 morning waiting for the bills with the signature uf the gov ernor to be returned. There was nothing for the members Pi do and they discussed the session just ended. SENATE IS WAITING. Nearly All the Members Have Gone Home. The senate had most of its work done when it took a recess for supper Thurs day afternoon. A few more local bills were coming from the house but all th; important measures had been disposal of. The senate put in most of the after noon in horse play or its equivalent, pyrotechnics over a couple of measures that didn't pass. It was in st ssiori le than an hour last nisht. Most cf tn.-; senators went home Thursday either- be fore or after the evening ad.i-eii-nni--t so that only half a d-.zen or so vv-ri there for the final adiournm--nr t"day-. This afternoon a number of mtssag-3 were received from the governor ap proving the bills passed. So far he has not vetoed any of the bills passed by the legislature. WAR OF RACES Breaks Ont in Streets of Wil mington, Del. Wilmington, Del, Jun 26. A ri- broke out on the streets here la: last; night between whites and nrcea which for a time assumed serious pro portions. The arrival of a squad of police, however, quickly dispersed tne participants. Two arrests were mad". A large gang of negroes numbering probably 200 who had been marching up and down Ninth street were, chaiiene'.i by about 25 white men and in the. bat tle that followed over pvr shots w e-a exchanged. A squad of policemen urr der Captain Evans aid Sere-ant Me Dermott rushed to tiie scene and charged upon the ruob. The neirros and whiten stuttered and f.e-1 in ail directions but the police succeeded im capturing two negroes Leand'T M'o;--s and Joseph Shnckley. The police us-l their clubs freely and in th ni- l-s at tendant upon the arrests Serg.-ar.t M -Dermott and Patrolman Green riv4 slight wounds. On" ne-vo. Jam Mercer, was shot in the head dur'rjr 'ha riot, but iris wound is r...t 1 i ta be serious. In a brawl in another part of th-l citv William Cramer, a ttcero. was yhot in "the stomach bv a whit" iran. Ha was taken to a hospital in f, serious condition. T.ie leaders of the party r,t negroes who was marchinsr on Nism street last night declared that they in tend to resent th attacks made upon members of their race last nieht. They say thrv have been badly abused -xr.'l that they don't intend to submit to u h abuse. They say they have no sympuhy for White, the negro who was lynched but that on the contrary most cf th-lr rv in and about Wihr.ington ayprove t his lynching. Robbed Japanese Woman. Cleveland. O June 26 Upon the re quest of the Buffalo polio George W. Bloom, a colored car porter, was er rested when he arrived here today. H- is suspected of having robbed 3 wesl't.y Japanese womam, who occupied a s'aps room in his car, of $3,000 worth of dia monds. Bloom declares that he is in nocent. Hundreds Keturn to Work. Bedford, Ind, June 26. The ereai strike in the stone quarries which has been on since May 1. and which rr:- pled the building industry in manjr oities, ended when hundreds of men re turned to work this morning. Tb agreement is the scale made by r'na operators May 1. which increases thm wages of many and lowers that of but a few.