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THE TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 3, 1904.
9 V IT'S 63ILLI0NS. Authentic Fignrts on This fear's Wheat Crop Glren Oat bj Stat Board Agriculture. of CORN CONDITION, 65. Kiowa K4.740 Labette 327,7il Lane 134.058 Acreage It About th Sam a Last Tear. tTbtat Crop Is Abort th Artr ags for Ten Tears. Leavenworth Lincoln .... . Linn ........ . Logan . Lyon .... .... Marion Marshall ..... Mcpherson .. Meade Miami .... ... Mitchell Montgomery Morris Morton Nemaha .. .. Neosho Ness Norton .... .. Osage Osborne Ottawa .... . Pawnee .... . Phillips Pottawatomie Pratt Rawlins .... .. Reno Republic Rice Riley Rooks Rush Russell Saline Scott Sedgwick .... a7,ti2 ..l.OSw.O'O .. lW.(a) .. 033.872 .. 30, 7) .. 5i.ai3 ..iUSO,(H4 .. 1S.4S0 .. 1O1.0C4 ..1,330.71S .. 4tS,02 between According to a bulletin Issued by the tate board of agriculture, this year's wheat yield in Kansas amounts to 63, 421.15 bushels. These figures are based on assessors' returns combined with statements from growers, and they are ubject to some revision after the threshing is all done. f The same bulletin places the corn area of Jansas this year at 6,492,521 ' acres and its average condition at 63 per cent. The wheat yield is a little less than 11 bushels per acre for the entire area own. which was 5,816,395 acres, but it must be remembered that a large amount was plowed up and more was totally destroyed by the flood, so that the yield per acre of that harvested was far above eleven bushels. This crop, while 32 per cent smaller than the record-breaking crop of 1903, Is 17 per cent above the average for the last ten years. According to the growers estimates something near 70 per cent, or 45.000.000 bushels, is "of good, merchantable quality," and the remainder more or less damaged by excessive rains at and j li;er narrai umc I Turkish The K.ittt of this vear's output is. as J -luraisu usual, produced in the central third of the state; 25 counties in this section each, save one, yielding one million bushels or more, are credited with about 73 per cent of the total crop. Sumner Is found to have the largest Btrereirnt vield of any county, 3.827,64 )ii:hps and the lareest area likewise Reno ranks next with 3.723.190 bushels and is first in average yieia per acre IS hushels. wheat is a constantly dimin tahinjr factor in Kansas' agriculture, and in the past decade its area has de creased 72 per cent, being in 194 only 45.217 acres. Ccrn The state's corn area, 6.4D2.3-1 acres, is virtually the same as in 1905. and conditions environing its prosperity have been somewhat similarly discour- seiner. The present average condition for the whole is 65 per cent, and the more promising prospects seem to be In the counties of the central third of the state, but in the Tfcain these are not counties ordinarily having the larger acreages nor producing the heavier yield'. Owing to floods and incessant rainfall in the fore part or tne season In th strictly corn producing territory little corn found a favoring seed Dea: Its beginning was so unpropitious that long time growers in those parts of the state reported with much unanimity that under no circumstances could a normal yield be matured, and present returns verify their earlier opinions. -On a basis of 100 representing a good average condition. Barbe,r, Barton.King- mar. and Rooks each report iw, ana amcng those with a condition of 9t or above are Edwards, Ford. Harper, Kiowa, Mitchell, Osborne.Phillips.Pratt, P.eno. Russell, Sheridan, smith and Tr-go. The quality of old corn found by as sessors in farmers' hands March 1 was 24.90.117 bushels, against 45,723.703 bushels in 1903. Wheat on hand 3.753.799 bushels. On hand last year 4.692.579 bushels. The following table gives, by counties the total yield of winter wheat as esti mated by the board's correspondents. and the acreage and present condition ci corn in each: 70.080 It. 72 351.2U 3W.534 4S.S36 ...... ...l.TS.O". , ...l,Uit.'jc7 l,M.iS7 S3U.611 91.435 2,r-i.3'.) 32S.065 3,7-S,l! 32.524 251.578 11S.755 l.wi.tao 922.170 1.717.f8 1,375.836 34.548 1,819.620 Shawnee . ......... 77.i5 Sheri-lan 4il.5H Sherman 2.1) Smitn 7'.;) Stafford -2,757,48 Stanton Stevens 1 Sumner 3,SZT.42 Thomas 2f,195 Trego 311.545 Wabaunsee 114.170 Wallace 5.214 Washington 672,100 Wichita 61.WO Wilson 107.334 Woodson 22.712 Wyandotte 142,215 17,566 89.190 3,519 51.963 51. 168 90.647 3.S19 111,704 93, 706 194,796 75.837 1.25 WI.S ? 75,643 25 194.300 87.529 8.549 11,69 131.267 72.691 53.112 13.272 13o.374 122.311 40.476 32.655 13.5i 165. SOT 5M.S51 65.434 14.53 25,906 53.397 2.47 132,374 133 W.450 32.3MS 11.7P9 166.271 S0.2 176 35 79.&U8 1S.S91 12.341 92,S 1,571 175.W7 3.2 Sti.044 56. 1 12,2L4 .95 .54 .76 .59 SO .41 . .37 .62 .65 .63 .76 .48 .94 .40 .60 .47 .32 7 !33 .! .So .80 .91 .L8 .93 .5 .'.6 .55 .90 .70 100 .a .96 .6 .56 .71 .:0 .o) .60 .S6 .7S ..16 .53 .S3 .57 .93 -3o .49, FIGHT AT VAN. I.Vl AS M '..ft ? 6V -ft 4m i n ill in 11 fm mi in she? mjriyiiu.Li II i A m Armenians Raid the Town and Attack the Soldiers. Wheat. Corn Counties Bushels Acres Con dition Alien SS.M6 t?o ,2S Anderson 62.2T2 S4.92S .37 Atchison .... 34. 22 6-S.6:6 .51 Barber 1.074.433 3i.5j6 1"0 Barton 3,667.33s 26.9 Jon Bourbon .... 7. 276 j.79 .56 Brown 3vC!.6K9 123.0S3 Butler l.St-S 133.'i7 .65 Chase 21.9 40.763 .50 Chautauqua 73.128 57.7 .64 Cherokee 37.3'T 75.M. Cheyenne 4S.9S6 2.Z17 .45 Clark SS.6X) 3.633 .iS Clay TvS.SB J6.964 . Cloud 9?9.6S6 96.233 .77 Coftev 33.415 10T.S12 .45 Comanche 171.744 S.6S6 .SO Cowlev S21.2V2 .7 Crawford 326.744 .179 .64 tecatur 3j7,-"5 93.543 .4 Dickinson 1.310..T4 3.v .yj r3niohan ?,i7.772 7 Douglas 234.906 6S.196 .63 K.lwards L041.3JU 23.3i .Mi Kik l'7.3M 7v4i .5; Ellis 1.552.977 S.44 .7 KHsworth 1,647.46 350 . Finney 23.4 759 . 62 Ford 632." JO.631 .;.) Franklin 41.751 , 9S.359 .41 Oeary 2T5.7H 38.5 .72 Gove ls.65 1".4"7 .30 Graham 391.236 45.4GS .W5 Orant. ; - 77 Co Gray 17.200 1.579 . 76 tlreelev 30 SS-1 .90 Oreenw.-Kvd 35.138 117.63) .il Hamilton 2.1 13) 7 Harper 2.7TS-S40 49.2S-4 .94 Harvey 1,000.967 62.510 . 7C Haskell 8.-74 322 .So Hodgeman 15556 4A .40 Jackson 4!'.456 111.325 .7 Jefferson 15.224 '(SA'iS .60 Jewell 566.22S 213.16 .So! Johnson 344.6-f-i 64.572 . 37) Kearny 3.423 3.; .78 ! Kingman 1.915,312 S3.7) 1j0 Constantinople, Sept. 3. A hot fight Armenian Insurgents ana troops took place at Van, August 31, in which more than a score were killed. Armenians to the number of 150 raided the town, charged four houses and barricaded themselves. Troops attacked the houses and in the fight which followed two soldiers and twen ty other persons were killed. The authorities set fire to a number of adjoining houses so that the troops might be better enabled to besiege the lasurgents. The town was panic stricken, and those inhabitants who had not fled to the mountains took retuge in me churches and convents. It is stated by the authorities that other Armenian bands are preparing to cross the Persian frontier. MANY MEN" ARE WANTED. Union Pacific Needs Help to Build Its New lane. There are a good many positions hunting for applicants at the free em ployment agency. It is evident that no one need be idle these dais. The Union Pacific wants ten men to work at Belvue with a grading gang. The Rodgers Brick plant, west oi town, needs a few more men. i.wo girls can get positions for the winter doing housework out in A dairyman is needed on a dairy farm near Topeka. There is tne usual ae- mand for house girls, some very gooa positions at good wages being open. RATE MADE TO PAOLA. Railroads Will Haul Passengers One Fare. for The railroads have granted a rate of one fare r!us 50 cents for the G. A. R. reunion which is to be held at Paola, Kansas.. September 6 to 10 in clusive. The rate applies to St. Jo seph and Kansas City and all points in Missouri within a radius of iuu miles of Paoia. The G. A. R. reunion at Faola gives promise of beins well attended, ana one of the most successful of the many reunions which have been held in Kansas. Horse Fell on Him. "Floyd McMahon. a young man who lives at Hoyt. ran into a horse and buggy on Kansas avenue Friday af ternoon . between r irth ana sixtn streets while riding a bicycle. The horse slipped on the wet pavement and fell on McMahon. When he was picked up and carried into Lake s drug store he was unconscious. His head was bruised and there were two I deep gashes on his forehead. No bones were broken and ne regained con sciousness and was taken to a physi cian's office to have the scalp wounds sewed. walnut Grove Methodist EoiscWoaJ church, corner Sixteenth and Harrison streets. Rev. F. E. Adell, pastor. .Morning, preaching service 11a. m.; ev ening, preaching service 8 p. m. Sermon by the pastor, subject, "Jehovah-Jireh." At the evening service the new electric lights will be used for the first time. A special feature of this service will be the music as follows: Rejoice in the Lord" Carl Bruche Choir. Solo "The yesper Prayer" Brackitt Mr. A. S. Ritz. "Not a Sparrow Falleth. .Carl Bruche Mrs. Grace Riley, Miss Grace Nettles, Mr. J. M. Stark, and Mr. L. G. Thorpe. First Church of Christ, Scientist, corner Huntoon and Polk streets. Services at 11, subject. "Substance." Children's Sunday school at 9:30: Wednesday evening meeting at 8 o'clock. Free reading room in the church edifice, which is open daily, Sunday excepted, from 1:30 to 5- p. m. Highland Park school house Preaching services at 11:15 by the Rev. Clyde H. Hale. All are cordially invited to attend. The Topeka Ministerial nr. ion will hold its first meeting after the sum mer vacation of two mouths in the city T. M. C. A. parlors, at 10 o'clock a. m., for organization and business. Central Park Christian church, corner Sixteenth ana Clay streets.! Bible school at 9:45. Preaching and communion at 11 a. m. Preaching at 8. Everybody welcome. Third Presbyterian church, comer Fourth and Branner streets, three blocks east of Santa Fe depot, ,W J. Hatfield, D. D., pastor. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. TO- by the pastor. Morning subject, "A Faithful Servant and His Reward." Evening subject, "The Good Complained of and Com mended." First Lutheran church, corner Fifth and Harrison streets ,Rev. H. A. Ott, pastor. Services with sermon at 11 a. m. and 8:00 p. m. Morning sub ject, "Setting Up Our Banners." The pastor will resume regular services in the evening after, discontinuing same during July and August. I First Christian church on Topeka avenue. between fcixtn ana seventn streets. Charles A- Finch, pastor. Bi ble ..iool 9:45 a. m. Communion and preaching 11 a. m. Evening ser mon 8 z. m. Third Christian church, corner of Third and Lake streets, F. E. Mallory, minister. Preaching . at 10:45 a. m subject, "A Plea for- the- Homeless. Mr. George Adamson and Mrs.-Mattle Howes will sing at the morning ser vice. Preaching at 8 p. m. by George Lewis Hosford. Prof. F. F. Dawdy and wife will sing at the evening ser vice. d : - I WE ffllW JICTWfflT YDU -Ml I Chicago and Return 520.00 via Santa Fe. Tickets on sale June 1st . to Sept. 10th. final limit returning Oct. 31st. liood via St- Louis in one direction, either going or coming. For full in formation address T. L. King C P. & T. A Toseka. Homeseekers Excursion. The Chicago Great Western railway will on the first and third Tuesdays up to October IS, sell tickets to points in Alberta, Assiniboin, Canadian North west. Minnesota and North Dakota. For further information apply to G. W. Lincoln. T. P. A.. 7 West Ninth street. Kansas City ,Mo. Lane chapel C. M. C. church Four teenth and Van Buren street. Preach ing by the pastor, 11 a. m., subject "The Importance of Prayer." a p. m. subject will be "The Dry Bones." Rev. Andrew Berry, pastor. . First United Brethren church, Twelth and Quincy street.. Rev. T. D. Crites. pastor. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. Evening subject, "The Price of Good Character." Second United Presbyterian church, Fillmore and Huntoon streets. Preach ing by the pastor. Rev. John P. White, at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m. Subject in-the morning. "The- Churches' Encourage ment" Isa. 41:10. Evening subject. "Prove All Things" 1st Thess. 5:31. Mrs. C. A. Conroe will give a Bible reading at the Young Women's Chris tian Assoeiation Sunday afternoon at 4:15. Subject. "The Future Joy." All women are invited to come and bring their Bibles. j Meeting at the Tabernacle, corner Tenth and Madison. Feast meeting same as last Sunday afternoon. Preach ing at 8 p. m. Everybody welcome. Ftrst Presbyterian church. Harrison street, opposite capitol. Rev. S. S. Estey, Ph. D., pastor. Preaching by the pastor morning and evening. 11 a. m. subject, "Rejoicing in the Lord." Oakland Presbyterian church, Rev. S. A. Alt, pastor. Sunday school at 10 a. m. Morning service at 11 a. m. Sub ject. "The Bible's Most Difficult Com mand." Evening service at 8 o'clock. Subject. "The Root of All Evil." A i number from this church will be at the C. E. convention at Holton next week. Westminster Presbyterian church. Preaching at 11 a. m. by Rev. E, A. Fredenhagen. C. E. service at 7 p. m. Central Congregational church. Rev. Charles M. Sheldon, pastor. Morning services at W'ashburn college chapel; afternoon and evening service in west In the way of Traveling Equipment : before you taKe the train to go to the .;. EWORLD'S -'FAIR. OR ANYWHERE ELSE Consult us as to the most convenient way to carry your luggage. WE ARE AM INFORMATION BUREAU FOR THAT PURPOSE IT IS CHEAPER TO BUY THAN TO BORROW WE'LL TELL YOU WHY: "You borrow a friend's Grip, Suit Case, or Trunk. It gets lost or marred, and you feel in duty bound to replace it with another, more expensive even than the one you borrowed. Is n't thaft so ? Motto : Buy for your own use. It's yours, then, and if it is damaged you don't feel so bad. We manufacture Trunks, Suit Cases and Grips, in all sizes at all prices. We've got one for you. Our Leather Goods Department is the Largest in the State. ALL THE LATE NOVELTIES No middleman's profit here. 4, TIE ... .- a Phones 233 no r a .mufti GEO. V. H0SSFELD, Prop. TED M K IFfiOTiPaY 510 Kansas Ave. room at church. -9:45 a. m., Sunday school; -11 a. m., sermon by Rev. Dexter, secretary State Temperance union; 7 p. m.-, genior Endeaver; Consecration service, topic, "New Courage for New Work." First Congregational ' church. Rev. Francis L. Hayes. D. D.. pastor. Set- vices at 11 a. m. Sermon by Rev. B. F. Hayes -of Lewiston, Me. First Eaptist church, corner of Jack son and Tenth streets. Rev. Q. M. Brink, D. D.. of Manhattan. Kan., will preach at 11 o'clock and also at 8 o'clock. Tonne People's meeting at 6:45, led by Miss Fink Paxton. Preach ing at 8 o'clock. Evangelical church, corner of Fourth and Monroe streets. Rev. Peter Schu mann, pastor,' residence 329 .Monroe street. Preaching 10:30 a. m. and 8 p. m.: Young People's Alliance p. m.; normal class, Friday at 8 p. m. Second Church of Christ. Scientist. 108 West Ninth street. Services: Sun dav. 11 a. m.. subject. "Substance." Reading room open every auernoon except Sunday, from 1 to 5 o'clock. All Christian Science literature kept upon the reading table for the use- or tne public. ' Quinton Height's school house. Sun day school3:lS p. m. The Rev. Si. Smith assistant secretary of the Rail road Y. M. C. A., will preach at 8 o'clock. - First United Presbyterian church, cor ner Eighth a4 Topeka avenue. Rev. J. A. Renwick, pastor. Preaching 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.. by the pastor. First Methodist Episcopal church, corner of Harrison and Sixth streets. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.; the last sermons of the temporary pastor. Rev. Wilson S. Naylor. Morning topic: "The Struggle With the Powers of Darkness." Evening topic: "The Man of Ethiopia."' Class meeting Tuesday ev ening at 8 o'clock. . Mrs. C. D. Landish, Holland Was ell run down: could not eat. sleep or work. Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea made me strong and robust. Great tonic. 35 cents. Tea or Tablets. Gatlin Drug Co. SULTAN SHOT AT. Was Saved by Coat of Mail Which He . Always Wears. Paris, Sept. 3. The Paris edition of the New York Herald prints the following from its " Geneva corre spondent. "A high official of the Ottoman court has received news of a serious fight between the sultan's guards and Bosnians, which continued almost to the doors of the harem. Many were killed or wounded. "It is said that one Albanian shot at the sultan, the bullet glancing off the coat of mail which he always wears. "The sultan has asked the Prince of Montenegro to supply him with a guard. This report is certain to be denied, tut its truth can be affirmed." MR. WALL Wnjj WAIT. City Has Made No Provision to Fay Sewer Contractor. GETS IMPORTANT JOB. A. Hanley Appointed General Live Stock Agent of Rock Island. J. A. Hanley, formerly freight traf fic . manager of the Kansas City Southern, has been appointed general live stock agent of the Rock Island system, with headquarters in Chicago. Previous to going to the Kansas City Southern in 1896 he was freight traf fic manager of the Santa Fe railroad, from which position he retired in 1894. Like the majority of railroad of ficials Mr. Hanley rose from the ranks. He entered railway service in 1871 in a minor capacity on the St. Louis & Southeastern railroad and in short time he was made traveling auditor. From 18i6 to 1881 he was agent for the Rock Island at Rock Island. In 18S2 ne .became general freight agent of the Minneapolis & St Louis railroad. He held the po sition four years, when he went to the Maple Leaf as t raffle manager. In 18S9 he became freight traffic man ager of the Santa Fe and in 1898 was made freight tramc manager or tne Kansas City Southern railroad. Work on the construction of the proposed outlet for the Potwin sewer will be delayed until after the next council meeting on Monday night. It was proposed to begin the work last Tuesday, but owing to the fact that the city has made no provision for paying M. Wall, the contractor, Mr. Wall decided to wait a while. It is thought now that the city will arrange some way to borrow the J500 necessary to pay for the work, and return the loan when the sewer as sessment is made and collected. The scheme for raising the money to pay for the work is somewhat com plicated. One district has been creat ed to build a sewer in Lowman Hill, connecting with the Potwin sewer. Another district has been created, covering both Lowman Hill and Pot win to pay for the work of building the proposed extension of the sewer outlet, so that the sewage will cross a large sandbar which now blocks the mouth of the sewer. The council has passed the ordinance creating the ben efit district, and has let the contract for the work on the outlet, but so far no appraisers have been appointed to fix the valuation of the property, and no assessment has been made. The city officials have been postponing this work so that it might be done at the same time the Lowman Hill sewer as sessment is made. CABLE PARTED. Elevator Fen Ten Stories. Killing Two Passengers. Abscess. W. H. Harrison, Cleveland, Mis.,wrltes Aug. 15, 1S02: 'I want to say a word of praise for Hanaro, s snow unimeni. i stepped on a nail, which caused the cords In my leg to contract and an abscess to rise in my knee, and the doctor told me that I would have a stiff leg. so one day I went to J. F. Lord's drug store (who Is now in Denver, Col.). He recommended a bottle of Snow Liniment: I got a 50c size, and it cured my leg. It is the best lini ment in the world." ABSCESSES, with few exceptions, are indicative of constipation or debility. They may. however, result from blows or from foreign bodies, introduced into the skin or flesh, such as solinters. thorns. etc. Sold by Rowley & Snow and W. S. Miller. Chicago. Sept. 3. Two persons wera killed and six seriously injured today by the falling of a freight elevator In the store of Sears, Roebuck & Co. The passenger elevator was out of re pair and the freight elevator waa used during the day by th customers and employes. While a load of pas sengers were being carried up, tha cable parted, allowing the elevator with its load of ten persons to fall ten stories. The conductor of the eleva tor, Philip Caldwell, and Mrs. Kata Hayes were killed. FELL FROM A LADDER. Memphis Fireman Hurt While Fight' Ing $300,000 Blaze. Memphis, Tenn, Sept. 3. A fire of unknown origin destroyed the six story building occupied by the Oliver Finnie company, wholesale grocers, on Front street at an early hour to day, causing a loss estimated at $100, 000, partially insured. Frank Buffenbaugh, a fireman, was seriously injured by falling from a ladder. Six other firemen were over come by heat and smoke and wera removed to hospitals. where It la stated all will recover. .WABASH TO ST. LOCIS. World's Frtr Route Fonow Flag. tha Only line to World's fair main en trance. Five daily trains from Kansas City. Shortest line. Ask your agent for tickets ever the Wabash. L. B. McCLEIJAK, Western Passenger Agent. Kansas City, 11a H. C. SHIELDS, Traveling Passenger Agent, Kansas City. Mo. INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK AS DEPICTED BY THE STATE JOURNAL CARTOONIST.- BUM DAT. K0NBAT. TUESDAY. WEDNESDAY. THT7SSSAY. FRIDAY SATURDAY. The Saints clean up Sedalia with, per- I Governor W. J. Bailey issues his feet com. 1 Labor day proclamation. 1-7 'AJI 1W 3 Trouble in the office force of the I Grocers a ad butchers hold a barbecue local Democratic organ. j and picnic. Southern part of city visited by minia ture cyclon. : - aAfO. i The Republican pilgrims return from their trip to Marion. RAiRSotM Manager Leach marshals his football forces for practice.