TOPEKA STATE J O U UNAU WEDNESDAY EVEN LIN 2t 1U04.
II. U. 3Indg Says Big Engines
Are All Right.
More Economical nd Less Likeljr
to Cause Wrecks.
M'CULLY IS MISTAKEN.
Missouri 51an Has Wrong Idea
Decapods Endorsed bj Santa Fe
Engineer of Tests.
W. E. McCully, chairman of the board
of Missouri railway commissioners,
made several statements recently which
were derogatory to the usefulness of the
big type of freight locomotives as com
pared to those of the smaller type. Mr.
HcCully's remarks were to the effect
that the managers of all of the big
trunk lines with whom he had con
versed, had expressed themselves as not
being satisfied with the big engines for
freight service. He also said that the
new type of engine does not make the
' time required of it, that they consume
an enormous quantity of coal, and that
they are hard on the fireman.
The managers of the other big roads
who now have the big engines In use
on their lines may be dissatisfied with
them but not so with the Santa Fe.
For the past year the Santa Fe has had
some of the largest engines in the world
In use on its lines and so far the offi
cials of the road have had no objection
to make regarding the manner in which
the engines have been handling the
work required of them. In fact Santa
Fe officials are ever ready to say a
word in praise of the big type of en
gine and consequently Mr. McCully's re
marks have resulted In considerable
comment among the local officials of
that road. When asked today for his
opinion of the large type of engine,H.
IT. Mudge, general manager of the Santa
"The large engines are entirely satis
factory. They do not burn more coal
than some engines of smaller size al
though they do haul larger trains and
thereby reduce the number of meeting
points and delays.
"The Santa Fe has larger engines in
use on its lines than most roads and
its through freight trains, and particu
larly fruit trains, are making better
time than ever before and several days'
better time between the coast and Chi
cago than any other road.
"As to the statement that the big
engines are hard on our firemen, all I
have to say is that, as far as the Santa
Ke is concerned, it is not true. It is
easily to be seen that if a smaller
amount of coal is burned the work is
not heavier on the firemen. At the re
cent conference with the firemen that
whs one of the questions which came'
up for discussion. It was stated that
more coal was burned but we had rec
ords which showed plainly that less
coal was burned during the last year
than was burned during the same time
when the smaller engines were in use.
"Another advantage in the use of the
larger engines is that they obviate the
difficulties which result when a large
number of t.'ains are running on the
road. The larger engines can haul so
many more cars than the smaller ones
that it is no longer necessary to run
many trains and consequently we have
lessened the danger of wrecks and mis
haps." Mr. Mudge Is not the only one of the
local officials of the Santa Fe who is
loud in his praise of the big engines.
F. W. Thomas, engineer of tests for the
Santa Fe says:
"The small engines are not to be
compared to those of the larger types.
Any one of the engines now in use on
the lines of the Santa Fe is capable
of hauling more tonnage at a less ex
pense per mile than any of the smaller
engines. Consequently they are a
great deal more valuable to the road
than the engines of the lighter class."
AFTEB THE CUBAN TRADE.
Southern Pacific Will Take News
paper Men to St. Louis.
The Southern Pacific has a plan afoot
to catch all the worlds fair traffic out
of Cuba, and incidentally induce a
great many people to visit the world's
fair who are now undecided.
This plan is to bring a large party
of Cuban newspaper men to St. Louis
to see the exposition grounds, so thV
can look over the situation and see for
themselves what great Drenarations
are being made for this great exposi-tion-
The party will be under the ehaner
enage of J. W. Flannagan, assistant
general passenger agent for the South
has a fine aromatic odor because it's made of the choicest
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compare it with all other plasters. Your sense of smell
will tell you which is best.
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ern Pacific steamship lines, who has
just been made Cuban world's fair com
missioner by President Palma of the
republic of Cuba.
The party will be entertained quite
royally by the Southern Pacific, and the
fact that Mr. Flannagan has just been
appointed world's fair commissioner for
the republic of Cuba gives the company
a prestige which will have a favorable
effect upon its handling of business
from Cuba to the world's fair. -
BOCK ISLAND'S MOVE.
It Gets Credit for the New Line to
San Diego, CaL.
Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 27. San Diego
citizens are just as certain that the
new railroad planned for that city is
backed by the Rock Island as they .ore
that the line will be built. In railroad
circles the proposed line has attracted
a great deal of attention and many
rumors as to the ownership of the San
Diego Eastern are in circulation. The
most generally accepted theory is that
the Rock Island is the real promoting
force. The men in San Diego who are
supposed to be wise regarding the pro
ject keep remarkably silent, as does H.
T. Richards of this city, who holds the
position of chief engineer of the com
pany. They all refuse to talk, but
their silence adds strength to the be
lief of the San Diego populace.
Everywhere but in Rock Island! cir
cles it is stated as a fact that the sys
tem has acquired the El Paso and
Southwestern. In the region touched
by the Southwestern road the line is
known as the Rock Island, and it Is
seldom called the El Paso and South
western. This, in connection with the
announcement made in the Los An
geles "Herald" that the Rock Island
will form an alliance with the Mexican
Central, strengthens the belief that the
San Diego road is to become a part of
the great system now planning a coast
The boom at San Diego resulting
from the belief that the rosd will be
built is steadily growing. Values are
increasing rapidly and the citizens of
the town already picture themselves
residents of the metropolis of the coast.
GOT SOME INFORMATION.
Superintendent Hibbard Heard Him
self Freely Discussed.
They tell this one on Mr. Hibbard,
until recently superintendent of the
Albuquerque-Winslow division, now su
perintendent o the Southern California
division. Two engineers, Jones and
Smith, were busy taking in the yards
at Winslow. Smith knew Mr. Hibbard
well, but Jones didn't. Mr. Hibbard
was strolling through the yards and ap
proached the two men, attracted by the
loud talking of Jones. The latter was
sore on the road and the superintendent
and on the management of things In
general, and was telling in a very ex
pressive way what he thought of the
blankety blank superintendent and his
way of doing things. Smith vainly en
deavored to give Jones a hunch, wink
ed at him violently, and did other
things, but Jones couldn't catch on.
Hibbard meanwhile looked on with a
twinkle in his eye. After the big super
intendent had turned his back and
started away Smith said, "Good Lord,
man, that was Mr. Hibbard standing
behind you." Jones turned pale around
the gills and his jaw dropped as he
looked at the retreating back of the su
perintendent. He would have sold his
job for thirty cents and expected to get
the "can" at once. But he never heard
anything more about the incident.
WANT $50 BATE.
West Anxious for Low Price Tickets
to St. Louis.
J1. J. Byrne, general passenger agent
for the Santa Fe with headquarters in
Los Angeles, passed through this city
on last night's Overland, says the San
Bernardino Sun, bound for St. Louis,
where he will attend the passenger
meeting of the Transcontinental Pas
senger association. The principal busi
ness to come before the meeting this
year is said to be the matter of rates
to the St. Louis exposition.
Railroad men in the west are making
a strong demand that a round trip rate
of at least J50 be made, but such action
is considered doubtful. Fifty-dollar
round trip rates are frequently made
from the east to the coast, but seldom
is such a cut made on this side. The
consensus is that the rate will be $57.
The members of the Transcontinental
association will convene next Mondav,
and the result is awaited with interest.
FBISCO'S FIKST AID
Packages for TJse in Emergency Are
Enid, Ok., J.in. 27. A sample of the
"first aid" packages to be issued by the
"Frisco" system was received here yes
terday. They will be distributed over
the entire system, in stations, water
tanks, section houses, switch shanties
and trains, so that in case of accident
remedies will be at hand. The package
contains one tourniquet a hoselike
cord of rubber to bind tightly above a
wound to check the flow of blood; four
ILa ILa i 11
ounces of antiseptic absorbent cotton
in a sealed box; four ounces of rolled
bandages; sterilized gauze, bichloride
gauze, boracic acid gauze and three
ounces of whisky.
The use .of the packages will be
taught the employes. The men will be
given circulars, showing how to use the
tourniquet, the method of putting on
a bandage and how to know the char
acter of bandage to use in different
kinds of injuries. It will all be supple
mented with a note of instruction to
use the whisky sparingly. The instruc
tions advise the administration of hot
coffee, if it is possible to get it, rather
than the use of alcohol. In stations
will be an additional package contain
ing silk and catgut ligatures in glass
tubes; instruments, ether and mor
phine. These are to be used by doctors
LEFT IN THE MUD.
Fifty Belgian Locomotives Abandoned
by French at Panama CanaL
A correspondent of the Houston Post
writing from Panama, tells of the ras
cality of the French company which
tried to dig a canal through, the isth
mus. He says:
"In crossing the railroad fill, from
Colon to the mainland, one comes
quickly to one of the most glaring of
all the available proofs of French ras
cality. Lying in the mud, soft silt and
swamps, are fifty Belgian locomotives,
built especially to the ' order of the
Panama Canal company, and in their
day as perfect pieces of machinery as
Europe had ever produced. From some
of these locomotives the partial crating
was never removed, for it was discov
ered after they were delivered here
that 'a.' mistake' had been made in or
dering them. They were all ordered for
a different gauge railroad from that
on the isthmus and were therefore en
tirely useless. But instead of being
sent back to Euroae to be sold where
they might be used, they were dumped
in the mud and there they lie today.
"The crime of those locomotives is
rivaled for downright rascality by an
other which protrudes its proof all over
the isthmus. Of the whole canal work,
twenty-seven miles were, by the nature
of the land, from the very beginning of
the enterprise required to be excavated
from the surface, the other twenty
two miles being under-water dredging.
The French proceeded, however, in
their greed for contract commissions.
with the idea of dredging practically
the entire route. Their scheme was to
excavate from the surface until a ditch
of sufficient deDth to float a dredge
should be secured, then to pump water
into the ditch and turn dredges loose on
"Dredginjr is vastly more costly .than
surface excavation, yet the French en
tertained this monstrous idea, evidence
of which is found in the high ground
of the interior jungles. There, by the
side of the ditch, sticking through the
tangle of vegetation at short distance,
lie the hulls and machinery of dredges
it was proposed to put together and
launch into the ditch after it should
have been filled. There is not one of
these machines but countless numbers
of them, with hulls, boilers, scoops and
all other aripurtenances strewn pro
miscuously from one end of the isthmus
to the ot.ier.
A MILE OF LAND.
Santa Fe Has Acquired Large Hold
ings in San Bernardino.
The Santa Fe now owns a strip of land
commencing at I street and running
west along Third street a mile in
length, says the San Bernardino Times
Index. This is the result of the move
made quietly eome time ago to secure
for the company additional acres for
yard and other purposes. The last par
cel of land was bought yesterday and
now every foot of land which F. T. Fer
ris, acting for the company, set out to
buy has been bought and paid for.
it is understood to be the purpose of
the company to extend the yards on the
new land, to store lumber and ties
there, and to make other changes of
another nature when the time comes.
As has been reported it is the inten
tion of the company to increase the size
of the shops but just when this improve
ment will commence is not known, and
though rumor still persists in the story
that the Santa Fe will do the repair
work for the Salt Lake for the next ten
years, nothing authentic can be ob
tained. It is certain that the railroad intends
to expend many thousands of dollars in
the improvement of its property just
bought, and that these improvements
will be of a substantial nature, and add
to the business of the town. The prop
erty newly acquired fronts on Third
street and has a depth of S00 feet ex
tending haif way to Fourth.
HAS CHENEY SOLD OUT P
Santa Fe Magnate Reported to Have
Sold San Disgo Property.
San Diego, Cal., Jan. 27. It is reported
here that immense holdings of Benjamin
P. Cheney, the prominent Santa Fe offi
cial, located in the vicinity of this city,
have been sold to Homer H. Peters, the
former wealthy Chicagoan, who now re
sides here, and has become a prominent
figure in the local railroad enterprises.
The consideration is said to have been
The property, which was originally
owned by the San Diego Land and Town
company, includes the National City and
Otal railroad, which extends fifteen miles
to Tia Juana, on the Mexican border, to
gether with a branch of several miles to
the Sweetwater dam, several thousand
acres of land about Sweetwater valley.
National City and Chula Vista, including
I.60O acres in orchards, the Sweetwater
water svstem.with an enormous dam and
distributing system, a citrus acid factory
at National City, and considerable real
property, both m ban Diego and National
Mr. Peters is believed to be associated
with others in the purchase.
Realty dealers have received orders
from the managers of the companies in
structing them to strike all the land and
the town companies' properties from their
Mr. Peters will not state that the deal
is closed, but acknowledges that there is
truth in the report that he has under
taken the financing of the project.
Mr. Peters is president of the Chamber
of Commerce here, vice president of the
First National bank, president of the San
Diego Imperial Construction company and
otherwise allied with prominent business
interests, besides having already started
the construction of a $300,000 hotel here.
LIMITED DOINO WELL.'
Santa Fe's Pet Train Hauls Big Loads
Records, have been compiled by the
Santa Fe passenger department which
show that for the first 14 days of this
month the limited passenger business into
southern California has increased 14 per
cent over the traflic for the same number
of days last year. On the other hand the
business of the regular overland trains
show but a slight increase. The Santa Fe
estimates that ! per cent Of Its Califor
nia traffic comes to the southern part of
the state. . -KO
ADM ASTER HAWK HURT.
Electric Inspection Car Jumped the
Track Near El Paso.
Thursday afternoon while speeding to
wards El Paso on his electric inspection
car, Roadmaster John Hawk of the Santa
Fe was thrown from the car and badly
hurt. While roundiner a curve a few
miles north of Vaddo station, the car
jumped the track and Mr. Hawk was
thrown to the ground, wniie tne heavy
car fell on top of him. He was knocked
senseless and lay until some time later,
when the section gang came along and
picked him up. He was taken to Vaddo
station and a mesaage sent to El Paso
asking for medical aid. The extra switch
engine in the El Paso, yards and a -oaeh
were sent to Vaddo"with the company
doctor. After the doctor worked with
him some time he was" revived and
brought into Ed Paso and returned to bis
home in Rincon on the passenger. Out
side of being badly bruised and shaken
up Mr. Hawk did not appear to be seri
ously hurt and the doctor is of the opin
ion that he will after a few days' rest at
home, be able to again resume'his duties
on the road.
MAY REACH AGREEMENT.
Rock Island Gould Dicker for New
Orleans Line Still On.
New Tork, Jan. 27 Following a dead
lock that threatened a breach of rail
road harmony in the Mississippi valley,
negotiations have been resumed ac
cording to the Herald, between George
Gould and the Rock Island-Frisco sys
tem for the joint use of the new Iron
Mountain-Texas Pacific route from
Memphis to New Orleans.
No contract has yet been signed, but
it is asserted that the stumbling block
to former negotiations, which at one
time caused the announcement that
the Rock Island would build a new line
to New Orleans has been removed.
ABOUT RAILROAD PEOPLE.
C. W. Cook, assistant general freight
agent for the Santa Fe. with headquar
ters in Topeka, is in Chicago on business
for the company.
William Newby of the office of W. J.
Black, general passenger agent for the
Santa Fe. has returned to Topeka from
a short business trip to Chicago.
G. W. Stafford, a Santa Fe conductor
running on the Osage City branch, has
been granted a 30 day lay off and will
leave shortly for San Diego, Cal., where
he will visit with his mother.
C. W. Kouns, superintendent of trans
portation for the Santa Fe, with head
quarters in Topeka, left Monday for Cal
ifornia, where he will confer with the of
ficials of the coast lines. He is expected
back in Topeka some time .next week.
It Is announced'that H. H. Pitkin, man
ager of the Harvey, eating house at the
Santa Fe depot In Chanute, has resigned
his position and has been succeeded by
Manager Cumminga of the eating house
in Colorado Springs. Mr. Pitkin was for
merly manager of the eating house at this
The circular announcing the appoint
ment of George E. Roe to the position of
general agent at Kansas City, to succeed
Douglas Dallam, resigned, has just been
issued by the Santa Fe. The change is
effective at once and Mr. Roe is expected
to arrive in Kansas City at any time to
assume the duties of his new position.
He Opens the War for Endorse
ment of K. C. Platform.
New Tork, Jan. 27. Every seat in the
Madison Square concert hall was taken
last night when William Jennings
Bryan began his speech on "Moral Is
sues." In the audience there were many
women, while the body of the hall was
more than half full of clergymen. There
was no presiding officer, Mr. -Bryan
being escorted to the platform, where
he was greeted with prolonged ap
plause. He said in cart:
"I have preferred to speak independ
ently of any organization, because I do
not care to embarrass any friends or
supporters who may differ from me in
opinion. Both I and they therefore are
left to pursue in the future, as we have
in the past, the course that seems to
"I do not speak with authority; I am
not a candidate for any office; I am
only a private citizen, and I can prove
by the editorial pages of nearly all of
our leading daily papers that I have
excellent prospects of remaining a pri
vate citizen during the remainder of my
"The trouble with our government to
day is that it is too much influenced in
its operations by men whose only
loyalty is loyalty to the money bags.
wui it pay 7 has been substituted
for 'Is it right?' and as a consequence
our legislative assemblies, city, state
and national, are becoming auction
rooms in which governmental privileges
are knocked down to the highest bid
dor. "One evidence that our party was
honestly seeking to secure justice to
tne masses in lsas and 1900 is to be
found in the fact that our campaign
funds were insignificant in both cam
paigns. In 1892 the Democratic party
collected a large campaign fund from
the corporations. It spent more than
$1,000,000 in the two states of New "i'ork
and Indiana alone, and what was the
result? The most plutocratic admin
istration this country has ever known.
We witnessed a surrender to organized
and predatory wealth so abject and so
complete that seven years of exile
from power have not entirely removed
the stain from the party. You ask why
I am opposed to the reorganization of
the Democratic party. Because I want
my party to define the rights of the
people; I want it to be the fearless
chamDion of their interests; I want to
present tne moral Issue involved in
public questions, and to appeal to the
"When the next Democratic convention
undertakes to write a new platform it
will find the last one a model of clearness
and conciseness and of square dealing.
and I hope that the delegates to the con
vention will Be instructed by the various
states to indorse it.
"And how about candidates? It does
not matter much what the name of the
presidential candidate is, but it does mat
ter what he stands for and in what direc
tion he is going to lead the party. Let
tne tepuDlican party De challenged to
meet the moral issue presented this is
democracy that is patriotic. Let this be
done and unless reason and love of coun
try have fled we shall fight without being
ashamed. If we lose, it will be but a
temnorarv defeat and will brine no dis
grace with it. If we win, the victory wilt
mean much for our country and for the
Coming to the subject of imperialism,
Mr. Brvan said:
"I believe that in the last campaign
that subiect appealed to the American
people. I was willing to put all other
subjects in the background, although I
was wedded to them. I must confess
that I was disappointed that so many
were Indifferent as to the issue and the
questions. Some people thought, as the
Republican party must have done, that
the tambline chance in the Philippines
was God's will. Some people are quick
to see the hand of God if it has a dollar
in It. What pained me most in the cam
paign was that the ministers of the gos
pel saw the hand of God in the killing of
the brown people in the Philippines and
allowed a carpetbag government out
thiue Rrvan referred to a soeech of Mr
McKinlev s when in congress attacking
President Cleveland's fiscal policy. Mc
Kinlev. he said, practically intimated
that Mr. Cleveland was making money
in this package yos get both liquid aad
powder. This is the Large Sire.
Peruna is recommended by fifty members of
Congress, by Governors, Consuls, Generals, Ma
jors, Captains, Admirals, Eminent Physicians,
Clergymen, many Hospitals and public institu
tions, and thousands upon thousands of those in
the humbler walks of life. .
the master and all else the servant.
I agreed with Mr. McKmlev. contin
ued Mr. Bryan.
mat is why I did what I could to re
organize the Democratic party. I never
regretted what I did, and, if necessary,
will do it again."
Later Mr. Bryan said: "Labor organi
zations allow each man to have a con
science. Capital is a combination or
money, and money has not a conscience.
I am told that labor organizations are in
danger. I am willing to stand this danger
for a little while until we rid the country
of dangers you don't complain of. There
are very many differences between organ
izations of labor and organization of cap
ital. Remember, that the laboring man is
your brother and as such you must treat
him as your brother. He has his rights
as much as we have our rights.
I want you to know that the laboring
man has done great good to this country.
Where has the trust in any way none
good? We must settle the labor question
by a moral issue."
Mr. Bryan closed with an invocation- of
divine aid for the laboring men and the
equalization of all.
POINTS WITH PRIDE.
Civil Service-Commission Bays Postal
Grafters Were Political Appointees.
Washington. Jan. 27. The civil service
commission in its report to the president
for the fiscal year ended June 30 last,
urges legislation retiring superannuated
government employes. It suggests that
congress provide that the further admis
sion of persons into the classified ser
vice shall be based on a condition that
they shall provide against their own su
perannuation or other disability by ade
quate annuity insurance, the premiums
to De deducted trom tneir salaries, ana
that suoerannuation and disability an-
nuties for" those now in the service should
also be provided for as far as possible by
similar deductions from salaries.
The commission notes a continued im
provement in the observance of the civil
Bprvice act and rules and says that few
complaints appear to be well founded.
The report makes the f jllowing refer
ence to the postoffice investigation: "As
a result ot tne investigation into tne con
duct of the postoffice department, a num
ber of officers and employes of that de
partment have been Indicted. An inspec
tion of the commission record shows that
none of those indicted entered the ser
vice through competitive examination.
This should oe gratuying to tne advo
cates of the merit system, who hold that
employps secured through fair, open
competition have a greater degree of In
tegrity as well as efficiency than em
ployes appointed under the patronage
The merit system, wnicn ueKitii "
with 13,924 positions, now covers approx
imately 125,000 positions. The revised rules
adopted last April, the report says, have
given general satisfaction. It is stated
that the conditions of employment in the
Philippines continue to improve with the
result that more applicants for govern
ment places there were examined in the
last five.month3 than in the preceding 12
The commission urges a reclassification
of the entire departmental service by
congress. It says the present arrange
ment is merely a salary classification, re
sulting from increased appropriations an
nually to meet the needs of the service
and there should be uniformity of com
pensation of the service for uprk of the
Fought Off Three Robbers.
Tucson, Ariz., Jan. 27. A Star special
from Patagonia, Santa Cruz county,
says that Michael O'Mera, a well known
miner in that section, was held up yes
terday in the Patagonia mountains
while on the way to his mines py tnree
strangers. O'Mera had $3,000 on his
person which he was taking to the mine
to pay off his men. The highwaymen
called on him to halt, but instead of
complying O'Mera opened fire, killing
one and wounding a second, ine tnira
fled in such haste that he left their
horses. It is believed that, all three
men were Mexicans.
Tou may trust Piso's Cure to relieve
sore spots in tne lungs, too r wtu?.
CONURESS OF LAWYERS.
The President Has Named a List of
Washington. Jan. . 27. The president
has appointed delegates to the Universal
Congress of Lawyers and Jurists to be
held at St. Louis in September, 1904.
Among them are the justices of the
supreme court. Attorney General Knox,
Secretary Hay, Secretary Root, Secre
tary Shaw, Secretary Moody, William
H.-Taft. Richard Olnev. George H. Wil
liams, Portland, Ore., Judson Harmon,!
W. H. S. Miller, John W. Griggs, John
F. Dillon, James C. Carter, Joseph H.
Choate, Charles P. Manderson, Piatt
Rogers, Denver, John W. Noble, George
Turner, Spokane, Wash., Francis J.
Henry, San Francisco, W. H. Pope, as
sociate Sustiee of the supreme court of
SJew Mexico, Roswell, N. M. Edward
Kent, chief justice supreme court of
Arizona, Phoenix, Ariz., James Wick
ersham, United State3 judge Eagle,
Alaska, Sanford B. Dole, United States
district judge Honolulu, Lorrin An
drews, attorney general Honolulu, Wil
lis Street, attorney general, San Juan,
P. R., Luke Wright, vice governor Ma
nila, Cayetano Arellano, chief justice
supreme court of the Philippine Islands,
The following United States senators:
George F. Hoar, John C. Spooner, J. T.
Morgan, John W. Daniel, Charles W.
Fairbanks, Francis M. Cockrell, Alfred
The following members of the house:
John J. Jenkins, John Dalzell, Henry W.
Palmer, Charles is. Littleheld, David A.
DeArmond, Henry J. Clayton and John
S. Williams. "
Good Coal at Reduced Prices.
We are obliged to move a large stock
of Arkansas Anthracite and Semi
anthracite coal on account of certain
changes in our yard, buildings and
sheds due to changes made by the
Santa Fe to accommodate their new
freight depot. In order to move this
coal quickly we have made a large re
duction in the price. Preference will
be given in the delivery of these coals.
THE SOUTHWESTERN FUEL
734 Kansas Avenue.
Telephones 771, 193, 144.
Should not be neglected for an instant as it may
lead to asthma, bronchitis, grippe, pneumonia
and consumption. As soon as you feel thattight
ening sensation in the throat take a dose of Dr.
Bull's Cough Syrup and you will get quick relief .
There is nothing else so good for all diseases of
the throat and lung3 as
THE OXETEAT CURES
Mybov had a very severe sore throat and'
cough. I tried many different cough medicines 1
for him but he found no relief. 1 was advised j
to use Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup. After taking
half a. hottle. he was completely cured. -When
. anyone has a cold accompanied by a cough, I
immediately give him a doseof the famous Dr.
Bnll'.nnnffhSrrnn. I recommended it to mv
friends, and those who tried it were well pleased with the results. Mrs. Mary E.
Weatherby, 1719 Snyder Ave., Philadelphia, Pa.
AVOID SUBSTITUTES Many unscrupulous dealers are trying to sub
stitute cheap and worthless imitations for Dr." Bull's Cough Syrup. Insist on the genu
ine which has cured coughs and colds for fifty years, and look for the "Boll's Head" trade
mark on the wrapper . Price 25c., 50c. and $1.00. A. C. Meyer & Co., Baltimore, Md.
Chicago, Jan. 27. Carl Corper, head
of the Corper Brewing company, was
found dead in his office last night. He
had committed suicide by shooting
himself through the head. Business
troubles are supposed to have een the
Richmond, Va., Jan. 27. The two
houses of the general assembly voting
separately chose John W. Daniel, to
succeed himself as United States sena
tor for the full term beginning March
New Orleans, Jan. 27. The "Lily
White" Republican state central com
mittee met here and selected February
17 as the date of the conveition to name
a state ticket and select the delegates
to the Republican national convention
at Chicago. No negro was present.
Washington, Jan 27 Secretary Moody
entertained a large company at dinner
last night in honor of President and
Mrs. Roosevelt. The dinner was given
at the new Willard hotel, where covers
were laid for 40 persons. The guests
included President and Mrs. Roosevelt
and several members of the cabinet.
Ft. Wayne, Ind., Jan. 27. Judge Rob
ert Lowry, former member of congress
from the Twelfth Indiana district and
one of the best known Jurists in the
state, died at his home in this city to
day, aged SO years.
Berlin, Jan. 27. Near Dombrau, in
Upper Silesia, a pile of slag, which la
borers were removing for railroad build
ing caved in today, burying nine men.
Washington, Jan. 27. Hezekiah A.
Gudger, at present United States con
sul at Panama, has formally applied
for promotion to the place 'of minister
to Panama which he expects is soon to
be vacated by Mr. Buchanan.
Detroit, Mich., Jan. 27. The Demo
crat state central committee has decid
ed that the state Democrat convention
to select delegates to the national con
vention at St, Louis shall be held at
Detroit June L
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