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The Topeka state journal. [volume] (Topeka, Kansas) 1892-1980, January 01, 1906, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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Kew Lawrence $40,000 Building
Dedicated Free of Debt.
II. Beard?ley the Principal
speaker of the Day.
Prominent Lawrence Men Con
tributed Thousands Each.
Handsome ThreeStor y Structure
of Harvard Brick.
Lawrence, Kan., Jan. 1. The new
$50,000 Y. M. C. A. building was dedicat
ed Sunday, afternoon with fitting cere
mony. II. W. Beardsle- ' Kansas City
was the principal speaker of the after
noon, making a masterly address on
"What the Y. M. C. A. Stands For."
Following Mr. Beardsley's address ex
Eenator Albert A. Henley, as chairman
of the building committee, delivered the
keys of the building- together with the
receipted bills of all the contractors,
ever to TV. R. Stubbs, the president of
the association, who declared the build
ing officially opened. Short speeches
were then made by citizens of Lawrence
who had aided materially in the con
struction of the building. George limes
spoke in behalf of the contributors, H.
IS. Peairs of Haskell institute in behalf
cf the executive committee, Rollin Per
kins, president of the senior class at the
high school, in behalf . of the bovs of
Lawrence; airs. H. B. Asher, president
of the Woman's auxiliary, in behalf of
tne. women of the town; Chancellor
Strong, in behalf of the university;
George Shawnee, an Indian, in behalf of
Kasgell institute, and Dr. Lenig in be
half of the pastors of Lawrence. Mrs.
A. Henley then made a short impromptu
speech, describing the growth of the as
sociation. John Manley brought con
gratulations from the Topeka Y. M7 C.
A. and Mr. Andrew Beard, state secre
tary of the Y. M. C. A., greetings from
th state.
The main huilding is a handsome
tnree-story structure of Harvard brick.
It contains a gymnastum room and a
basket ball court which is overlooked by
a large gallery and running tracks.
There is a swimming pool 18x40 feet,
with shower baths, a reading room, a
pame room, offices for the secretaries,
five class rooms which can be convert
ed into a large assembly room, ana
twenty-two bedrooms. The building
was erected entirely through tli-generosity
of the citizens of Lawrence.
Among the largest gifts were those hv
W. R. Stubbs and A. Henley of $.1,500
each, $1,500 by J. D. Bowersock. JT.500 bv
Mrs. Sarah Robinson and $1,200 by
George Innes.
Real Cause of the Prison Change De
lay at Leavenworth.
Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Jan. 1 The
transfer of the old United States peni
tentiary, within the garrison proper in
Fort Leavenworth, to the military au
thorities probably will be February 1.
Is was planned to hove the formal
transfer January L " TThpTIn ited States
penitentiary officiate".! that it will
crowd them closely-to make the change
in another month. So far the only
progress towards effecting the transfer
has been the appointment of -Major R.
W. McClaughry to reprerent the de
partment of justice, and Major G. S.
Young to represent the war department,
to arrange to invoice and agree upon a
division of property and to recommend
plans for the transfer.. Major Mc
Claughry is warden of the United States
penitentiary, and Major Young will be
commandant of the new military prison.
In addition to this the war department
has designated General Bell. General
Ainsworth and General Davis as the
three commissioners to represent the
military as prison directors. The two
civilian commissioners, of whom it is
likely Major McClaughry will be one,
will be named later.
The delay in making the transfer is
due to the fact. that the kitchen at the
new United States penitentiary is not
ready. All other arrangements for the
transfer are practically completed at the
new civil penitentiary. Another reason
for the delay is that there is no provis
ion for organizing an official force in
the new prison.
It is expected that when the change
Is finally made that from 2'X) to 300 long
term general prisoners confined iii
, gruard houses will be brought in. It is
doubtful if any prisoners now in the
United States penitentiary will be trans
ferred. A force of more than 500 pris
oners will be in confinement within a
year. The old military prison was
abandoned July 1, 1S95. A bill passed
congress to abandon it in order to
change to a civil penitentiary. There
were fr,0 prisoners in confinement. They
were all pardoned out w ithin a period of
five months.
An Ellsworth House Party.
Ellsworth, Kan.. Jan. 1. The home
of Mr. and Mrs. Waldo F. Wellington
has been the scene of a Sigma Chi
house party this week. Thirty-two
students from the University of Kan
sas have been the guests. Waldo Wel
lington, son of the host and hostess,
Is a member of the Sigma Chi frater
nity. The Wellington house-, party is
an annual event.
Accidentally Shot Himself.
Frankfort. Kan., Jan. 1.- Charley
Inman, a young man IS years old, ac
cidentally shot himself while hunting
here. He is now at the point of death.
While atempting to climb a bank the
gun was discharged and the contents
struck him in the head.
Sheriff Had 100 Mile Chase.
Arkansas City. Kan., Jan. 1. Three
men wanted in Kansas were captured
w ithin a quarter of a mile of the Okla
homa line. They are charged with
breaking into the general store and
postolhce at Climax, Kan., and were
captured by the sheriff of Greenwood
county, who had been following them
for a week. They walked nearlv 100
CInTeeo Shrunk ?;
Quarter with tip loo i
15 CBSTS -CH: 2 FOB A M JUTES 1 1,
miles along- the Frisco tracks. The
men were al! armed, but made no re
sistance. They had a quantity of the
stolen-goods in their possession. They
were taken back to Greenwood county
by Sheriff Henderson.
How Young Whilte, the Englishman,
Left for Garden City.
Kansas ' City. Jan. 1. Byron R.
White, the young Englishman who
ssays he was robbed of $4,375 on a Wa
bash tram between Detroit and Kan
sas City Wednesday night, has left for
Garden City, Kan. He rode to the
union depot in the patrol wagon.
White came to Kansas City Thurs
day night and has been staying at the
Midland hotel. Friday he told the po
lice of the robbery and said that he
was the son of an English peer. He
was on the way to Garden City, he
said, to undergo treatment for the
liquor habit.
Saturday afternoon Chief Hayes re
received a telegram from E. L. Wirt
of Garden City asking him to furnish
White with transportation to that
place. The dispatch said that money
would be forwarded to pay for the
ticket and til's expenses of the trip.
About 3 o'clock the chief obtained the
ticket and sent an officer to bring
White to police headquarters. He
found the Englishman under the in
iiuence of liquor in the Turkish bath
at the Midland.
"You will have to give me whisky
every few minutes," said White at po
lice headquarters. "If you don't I
may go crazy."
Then the Englishman sat down in a
chair and went to sleep. A bottle of
rye whisky was obtained and every
thirty minutes White was aroused and
given a drink until 8:30 o'clock, when
he was led to the patrol wagon at the
police station and taken to the union
depot. ' He was accompanied to the
depot by Ben Sanderson, a patrolman,
who purchased a sleeping car ticket
for White, placed him on the train,
gave instructions to the conductor to
watch) him and put him off at Garden
"If you think he needs whisky give
him a drink from this bottle," was the
parting advice of the officer to the
conductor as he handed him a bottle
which he had broughft from police
A Damage Suit Against the City Has
Been Tried Five Times.
Salina. Kan., Jan. 1. The jury in the
case of Anderson versus the city of Sa
lina disagreed here and was discharged
after being out since Thursday. The
case has been tried five times. Twice
Anderson got a verdict and twice the
verdict was reversed -by the supreme
court. Three juries have disagreed. The
case, which has been on the docket here
for eight years, is a suit for damages
for injuries sustained by the iron door
of a safe falling on Anderson when he
was a lad.
The boy was playing on the sidewalk.
The door was leaning against the wall
of a hardware store and fell on him,
-making him a cripple for life.
Is No Cell Room for the Union Labor
Man at Winfield.
Winfield, Kan., Jan. 1. A. E. Irelan,
the union labor prisoner' serving a six
months' . sentence in the county jail fof
assaulting a non-union machinist in
Arkansas City,- is not actually in jail.
Irelan said that . his case was not over
yet. but he had nothing further to say
to the public.
.. Sheriff Welfelt .said this afternoon
that he would lock up Irelan as soon
as he has room in the jail. At present
Irelan is kept m jail office, and is a
"trusty." ' The jail is overcrowded and
wretchedly unsanitary.
Basket Ball at Anthony.
Anthony, Kan., Jan. 1. A tripleheader
was played at this place between the
Anthony and Argonia high schooi bas
ketball teams. The first and second
teams of the boys, and the first teams
of the girls. Both of the first teams of
Anthony defeated th Argonians, the
hoys by a score of 13 to 11 and the girls
21! to 10. But the second team went down
to defeat by a score of IS to 8, in favor
of Argonia. Good work was shown
on the part of Anthony's ..first team,
who will play Glaseo hig'h-school next
Tuesday for championship of the high
schools of Kansas.
Kansan Dies in the South.
Pittsburg, Kan.. Jan. 1. Informa
tion has reached here of the death of
Ben Kersbery, at Asheville, N. C,
from tuberculosis. His early days in
business were spent in Colorado, Wyo
ming and Idaho, where he made a for
tune, and returned as far east as Kan
sas City, and later to this part of the
country. He has been a resident of
this and Minden for the past eighteen
or twenty years and all of that time
was engaged in business.
New Western Rural Carriers.
Washington, Jan. 1. The following
western rural carriers have been ap
pointed: Kansas Stockton, route 3.
John W. Pickens, carrier; Jennie Pick
ens, substitute. Missouri Lisle, route
3. Alfred E. Bybee, carrier; Samuel M.
Bybee, substitute. Sheridan, route 1,
Samuel Simmons, carrier; Jonathan
Simmons, substitute. Oklahoma Custer,
route 2, George C. Fisher, carrier; Roy
N. Fisher, substitute. Luther, route 4,
William E. Derrig, carrier; Lizzie G.
Derrig, substitute.
Quit Prospecting for Oil.
Junction City, Kan., Jan. 1. Work of
drilling wells here in prosnecting for oil
or gas is being abandoned and the cas
ing is now being pulled out of the last
well, which is 1.930 feet deep. It was
the deepest well ever dug in that part of
the state and the only one that ever
produced any oil. The oil was in such a
small quantity, however, as to be very
far from a paying proposition.
Major Coffin to Manila.
Junction City, Kan.. Jan. 1. Major W.
H. Coffin, who has been stationed at
Fort Riley for several years in com
mand of the Fourth battalion of field
artillery, has been ordered to San Fran
cisco to take command of the Sixth bat
talion of field artillery and sail with
that organization February 1 for the
Gas Pipe Blew Up.
Oswego. Kan.. Jan. 1. The pipe line
of the Kansas Natural Gas company
blew up on the Richart farm one mile
south of town. This city, as well as all
the towns east of here supplied by the
company, will be cold until some time
today, when it is thought the break
can be repaired.
Will Drill for Gas.
Arkansas City. Kan., Jan. 1. Sev
eral gas wells are to be drilled by the
Arkansas Valley Oil, Gas & Improve
ment company, beginning this week, to
secure a supply of gas for the use of
Vaccination Sickened Soldiers.
Junction City, Kan., Jan. 1. The
soldiers of the Fort Riley garrison
were all vaccinated about two weeks
ago, and today there are 117 soldiers
on sick report.
Boston Americans Would Buy
the Eccentric Twirler.
Manager Collins Opens Negotia
tions With Connie.
Chances Are That JKube Will
Change His Residence.
Ban Johnson Names a List of
His New Umpires.
Buffalo, N. Y., Jan. 1. After a
lengthy conference here between Capt.
Jimmy Collins of the Boston Ameri
cans, Connie Mack of Philadelphia,
and President Ban Johnson it became
known that Collins was anxious to se
cure the service of eccentric Rube
Waddell, and further, it may be said
the prospects of Waddell playing with
Boston are bright.
The conference was arranged at
short notice. President Johnson and
Mack left Chicago for Philadelphia
Saturday. They wired Capt. Collins,
who met them on their arrival here.
President Johnson said:
"I did not take much of a part, in
the conference. I left it all to Jimmie
and Connie. I will say, though, I be
lieve Pat Powers will be re-elected
president of the National Association
of Baseball clubs. ; " '
"I have selected the 'following 'men
to umpire for me during 1906: . Sheri;
dan, Buck Connolly; Siljc G'Laughlin,
Tim Hurst, Connors, Evans of Youngs
town, and Conihan, who umpired in
the New Y'ork State league."
Both Capt. Collins and the Quaker
magnate were inclined not to talk
about the reported transfer of Waddell.
Both Collins and Johnson denied
there was any trouble between the
Boston manager and President H. I.
Taylor of the club. It was thought
Mack and Johnson might have come
here to patch up the alleged trouble,
but all three said everything in the
Boston camp was harmonious. -, - i
Clianute and La Harpe Elevens Cora
lKsed of Stars. '
Chanute, Kan., Jan.. 1. The higgest
football game of the year for Kansas,
outside of the cehgiate games, will be
played at Chanute today between Cha
nute and La Harpe. The town cha.m-:
pionship of the state is at stake and
the game will be the hardest fought
contest the state has seen for a number
of years. It is probable that a bigger
aggregation of football stars was never
before arrayed against each other in the
The fame of the old La Harpe team is
well known. Under skillful coach
ing an almost invincible team was or
ganized which defeated every
team the year it . was organized,
including the Haskell Indians. Some
very strong .players were developed, in
cluding such men as Donald, .the new,
captain of the Kansas university team
for the coming year, who made such a
sensational showing in the Kansas-Missouri
game Thanksgiving day, and who
will be in the La Harpe lineup in the
contest today. Another star player on
the La Harpe team will be DeSaulles,
the well known all-American quarter
back, who will play at his old place.
Another star of the same magnitude
who. will probably play is Campbell,
who was end on the ail-American team
for three years. In addition to these
players, several of the best players of
the Iola high school team, which won
the state championship this year, will
be in the game with. La.Harpe, includ
ing Atchison, fullback, and Allen, . end
man, two young players of great prom
ise. The Chanute team has claimed the
It's not enough: to digest your food,
and reduce it to pulp or liquid inside
you, but it must also be properly ab
sorbed, carried to the proper organs,
filtered, purified, and carried by your
blood to the various parts of your body
which are worn out and stand fn need
of repair.
This Is a system of . .' complicated
machinery, engineering, chemistry and
physics, before which all- of man's
most wonderful achievements since
the w-orld began, pale into insignifi
cance. And, when you come to think of it,
next to the marvel of any complicated
piece of mechanism itself, is the man
wlso, when it has broken down, can
repair it and make it go again.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets.
Really, the most marvelous achieve
ment in the vast field of man's many
sided endeavors.
A perfect medicine, which never
fails to cure, or set in running order
again, the complicated mechanism of
man's internal digestive arrangements.
The secret of the great success of
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets, is simply
this, that they have been prepared
upon the firm foundation of the most
thorough research into thte real origin
and cause of all disorders, due to the
improper digestion and absorption of
Knowing the cause, further research
led to the knowledge of how to relieve
and cure.
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets are the
only medicine founded upon certain
scientific rules of treatment, which
make success a certainty.
They penetrate into all the channels
of your being, into the minutest ar
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faintest tracery of nerve tissue; and
renew, build up, refresh, and restore
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proper food, poor digestion, or incom
plete absorption has caused, in any
portion of your anatomy.
No need to consult a physician.
At the least sign of distress after eat
ing, take Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets.
On the least pain or discomfort, in
stomach, liver, back, or bowels, take
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets.
For any craving for improper food,
continual hunger, continual thirst, or
loss of appetite in greater or lesser
form, take Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets.
By following these simple rules, you
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with prices below
the balance of this week. We want to make this first of
largest in the history of this store and we realize that
underpriced, no matter what the season, makes business.
you, as we lino w tliat prices Hire tliese mentioned below
many new customers to this store this week,
We Oa?e Cqso Closed
rif? ah
4 Jrlll.
CloaKs g SKirts
'Tis useless to try
to describe these
lines of goods,
we can please
you and can
save you
just 25
on any of our
cloaks and
skirts all this
week, skirts
C J. n C
q'Ji (? Coats
-AM-- prices
to $15.00.
Trimmed Hats
Half Price t
Nothing reserved in our
whole line, very pretty
hats of all kinds and all
styles, all the best mater
ials are used; think of ; t
Half Price
state championship, for three years,
never having been defeated in that time
except last year by, the Haskell Indians.
Chanute has none of the Eastern col
lege players, but soine old football play
ers who have been famous in the .west
are in the lineup. Perry, quarterback
on Northwestern, is one of them. The
Peterson boys, five brothers, who gave
Lindsborg a state reputation three years
ago, are to be in the game. Pooler, the
star quarterback of the state universi
ty, will probably be with Chanute, as
will also Thraikill, the speedy .end of
the champion Washburn team of a few
years ago. Another fast player vill be
Lofton of Columbus. . -
Outland and Coleman will officiate.-
Manager Barnes to Have New Ball
Park and a Big League Pitcher.: .
Oklahoma City, O. T., Jan. -1. Man
ager Gene Barnes, of the Oklahoma City
Baseball association, is in communica
tion with Dr. C. F. Reising, of Caldwell,
O., regarding the captaincy of the team
for the coming season. Reising is one"
of the big league pitchers, having sign
ed with Brooklyn, but it is said he
jumped the team and has for the past
season played outlaw ball. He . is a
good batter and his box work ranks
with the best. If his standing with the
Brooklyn team can be reconciled it is
possible that he will be secured to cap
tain the Oklahoma City team next year.
Manager Barnes will in a few days close
a contract for the making of an entire
new park and which when completed
will be one of the finest in the south
west. A grandstand with a seating ca
pacity of 2,500 will be erected. A
half mile bicycle track, tennis court,
football ground and everything required
in a first class athletic, park will be
included in the enterprise. This will be
finished for the beginning of the base
ball season.
Mrs. Fitzsimmons Lives in Dread of
Her Husband's Arrival.
Sioux Falls, S. D., Jan. 1. Mrs.
Robert Fitzsimmons lives in fear of
death at the hands of her pugilist hus
band. "In spite of Bob's cruel treatment of
me, I know he still dearly loves me in
his rough way, and this makes me fear
sometimes for my safety should he de
cide to come to Sioux Falls," said the
runaway wife. "He appears to be al
most insane over me and because of
this, should he become fully convinced
that he is to lose me through the divorce
courts of South Dakota, I hardly know
what may happen."
Mrs. Fitzsimmons' manner when she
said this indicated that she was very
much frightened at the prospect of her
prize fighter husband following her to
Sioux Falls.
Place for Jack Dolan.
Akron, O.. Jan. 1. Jack Dolan, form
erly with the Chicago, St. Louis and
Washington National league teams, and
last year with te Youngstown team pf
the Protective league, probably will
manage the Akron team of the same
league next season.
An Auto Record Broken.
Paris, Jan. 1. Hemery, winner of the
Vanderbilt cup race, driving an eight
cylinder 200-horse power automobile,
covered a kilometer (five-eighths of a
mile) today in :20 3-5. This breaks the
world's record. . '
McCIosky to Manage the Cardinals. -St.
Louis, Jan. 1. John J. McClosky of
Louisville has been signed as manager
the St. Louis National league club for
11 M H
your lowest expectation.
All Day fer New Year's Day,
Ladies' SOc Goll Gloves OCp
All fancy colors good,
heavy, warm, golf gloves all colors
and all sizes, fancy knit of all-wool
yarn, seamless for all this Qff
week, 50c Gloves, a pair. ,...uUu
Children's 75c Kid
Made of kid stock, good weight,
extension sole, patent leather, tips,
lace style, spring heel sizes ,f O f
5 to 8 only-a pair tub
Ladies $1.65 Fur
Trimmed Slippers.
- Made of very , fine vici kid stock
hand-turned soles, very soft, fleeced
lined, Cuban heels neat shape house
slippers for all the bal- Q QC
ance of this week a pair pliU J
Men's $2.50
Sweaters . . .
These are all wool fancy knit and
fancy colors, good heavy weight,
large heavy collars, very durable
and very warm all sizes J
Boys' 75c and $1.00
Sweaters .......
45 c
These are odds and ends, but most
all sizes fancy colors, good weight
any boys' sweater we have j
for liu
Ladies' $1.93 .
Mohair Waists.
These come in colors, blue, brown
and black fancy tucked fronts, lat
est styles in every particular, nice
grade of mohair cloth, collars separ
able, great values all QP
this week, all sizes for. . . . tp 1 Li J
the coming season, announcement be
ing made in a telegram received from
Stanley Robison, vice president and
treasurer of the St. Louis club, who is
now- in Cleveland. McClosky is expect
ed to arrive within a few days to famil
iarize himself with club details here.
Freshman Roy Maddiiran Weighs 203
Pounds, Is Over 6 Foot,
i Chicago, Jan. . 1. Coach Stagg re
ceived many presents in his stocking
when he hung it up Christmas eve at
the home of his parents at Orange, Ni
J. There were football pictures, sweat
ers, caps, handkerchiefs, notes of greet
ing, end many other tokens. But per
haps the token he valued most was a
little note from Dr. J. K. Raycroft that
Roy J. jUaddigan, the prize of the year's
athletic acquisitions, would enter the
University of Chicago January 2.'
Maddigan is the biggest man that has
entered the university since the days of
"Fat" Maxwell, now an athletic hero at
Swarthmore. Like Maxwell. Maddigan
came from the Englewood high school,
but unlike "Bobby" he is not overbur
dened with portliness or obesity. In his
present condition Maddigan weighs lo
pounds and stands, in his bare feet, 6
feet 4 inches. He ' only 18 years old.
In the last six months he has gained
eighteen pounds, due to roughing it on
a farm, he declares. He expects to.put
on fifteen or twenty more pounds, which
will bring him up close to the 22.r-pound
mark. It is predicted by University of
Chicago athletic officials that he will
prove the most ideally built athlete of
the west.
S. M. Williams Headed the List From
. the First Day.
Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 1. After four
weeks of competition the horsemen at
Ascot have failed to dislodge S. M. Wil
liams from the head of the list of win
ning owners, where he established him
self, on opening day. The Williams
horses have won approximately $6,000,
and Silver Sue alone earned half of it.
C. E. Durnell is a close second and
J, L. Holland third. Twenty stables
have won over $1,000.
- Vino is the individual horse that has
won the most money, followed by
Borghesi, Bearcatcher, Silver Sue, Mem
ories and Good Luck. This latter colt,
from the stable of Tichenor & Co., has
won all five of his starts here, and at
no time has he been fully extended,
having beaten all the good 2-year-olds
with apparent ease.
In the jockey division Miller and
Dugan are having a battle royal for
premiership, with Wiley, Buchanan and
McDaniel not far behind. In fact, the
riding talent is first class in every re
spect. Nelson-McGovern Bout Dates.
New -Yorto, Jan.. 1. Articles of
agreement have finally been signed for
a six round bout between Terry Mc
Govern .and Battling Nelson,, to take
place in Philadelphia March 16. The
articles call for a straight Marquis of
Queen sbury contest.
700 Miles Across Ice Fields.
San Francisco,' Ca!., Jan. 1. Cap
tain William Mogg. the companion of
the celebrated Norwegian explorer
Rarold ' -Amundzen on his 700 mile
journey across the Arctic ice fields, ar
rived in this city yesterday from the
north. ' Captain Mogg brought down
four hundred letters from the crew of
the whaling: fleet now imprisoned in
the Arctic. The ships, he says, are in
no danger and are well provisioned to
carry them through the severe winter.
The prices in
aad Wish fo See All Tomorrow ia ths Bnsy Scire.
$1.50 Heavy Wash
These are made of good heavy cot
ton, washable goods, colors red, blue,
brown, green and gray material,
pleated fronts, white piping, new
style, very durable and pret- QCa
ty all sizes for all this week wUw
Men's SOc and 75c
Dress Shirts . . .
25 c
These shirts are odds and ends
from our busy season, not many of
a kind but all sizes of some kinds,
made without collars, of madras,
percale and gingham; good 50c and
75c shirts, for the balance of OKa
this week uuu
Ladies' $5 Nutria S no
Stone Marten Mulls
These come in two shapes the
regular style, and . the new pillow
muffs good, large sizes, and posi
tively sold by us all season for $5. 00.
The balance of this week jjjg
$4.93 Black Bear
Boas for. . . .-. .
. Very large, heavy, warm furs, six
to eight feet long perfect goods,
very stylish this season to clean
them up this week CJ t C f
Choice idLi.QV
Misses' and Chil
dren's CloaK Sale
We have just 117 Cloaks in this lot
worth from $2 to So, that we will
sell all this week for $1 each. All
styles, all kinds and all J 1 flA
sizes choice . pliUu
ff .
For the Assassination of Former Gov
ernor Steunonbcrg. .'
Boise, Idaho, Jan. 1. A man has been
arrested at Caldwell whom the officers
believe is the assassin of ex-Governor
Frank Steunenberg. His name has not
been detained ou trivial charges in or
been detained one trivial charges in or
der that they may be investigated.
When daylight dawned on- the scene
of the tragedy it was found that the
dynamite had been exploded by pulling
a wire. Pieces of wire and waxed fish
line were found in the trees on -the
lawn. Further, it is believed that two
bombs were used, to make certain of
carrying out the purpose of the assas-.
sination. They seem to have been to
gether. Both were pulled at once.
The -explosive was placed against the
post against which the gate closed. It
was on the inside of the fence. That
post was on the victim's left as he en
tered, but the force of the . explosion
struck him on the right, showing that
he turned partly in closing the gate.
Had the mine been set to go off from
the movement of the gate, the explo
sion would have occurred as he went in.
Shoshone county has offered a reward
of $10.0000 for the capture of the mur
derers and has sent its sheriff to assist
in the search. It was in that county, in
the northern end of the state, that the
Coeur d'Alene riots occurred in 1S0!. It
is probable the funerp' will be in the
capital. The body probably will lie in
state in the capitol building.
Sixteen Year Old Stowaway Found in
Pitiable Condition. '
Galveston, Tex., Jan. 1. After
spending almost nine days without
food or water; imprisoned in the hold
of the Mallory line steamer Comal,
Carl Joseph Kuhler. sixteen years old,
of No. 305 Columbia avenue. Long
Island City, was found in the bottom
of the port hold, 35 feet below deck.
He was removed to the hospital.
Kuhler weighed 155 pounds when he
hid himself in the ship at noon. De
cember 19, while it was loading- in
New York. Today he weighs only !0
Blinding himself imprisoned be cried
for help, but was not heard. The heat
became intense, and he stripped off all
his clothing. He -tore with hM hands
and teeth at the cased : freight in
search of something to quench his
thirst. He found only - green coffee,
whichi he could not eat. -
So small was the opening that the
stowaway could not even ,qt up. When
found he was almost beyond aid, and
cried piteously for food and water. He
may recover. '
Bad New Year Beginning:.
Brockton, Mass.." Jan. 1. The total
loss caused by the fire which destroyed
the main portion of the city block, at
the corner of Main and Ward streets,
in this city early today, is estimated at
nearly $300,000. The section of the
structure containing the, city theater
was saved, but heavy damage was
caused to the auditorium of the theater
by water. The Field block, adjoining
the burned building, also ... suffered
from fire on the roof and from water
in the interior.
Klondike Pioneer Kills Himself...
San Francisco, Cal., Jan. 1. Frank
Physcator, a millionaire Alaskan min
er, ended his life yesterday in his
apartments at a local hotel by cutting
law V3. CLy Jai-; Cj
this ad.
the year sale the
goods of quality
We will look for
..can not but brin
We are going
to make it Sri
object to all
who would con
sider of buying
tood wool
blank ets in
these we do not
want to carry
a' s ngle pair
over, so have
made prices
w h i c e should
clean them up
this wee k
Read on.
$3.50 Woolen Blankets.. .
Coiorsgray, fancy borders
$3,75 Woolen Blankets. . .C OC
Colors white, fancy border 4-l,C3'
$4.50 Woolen Blankets. .
Colors gray, white. 11-4.
$5.00 Woolen Blankets. .
Colors scarlet, white and
fancy 11-4 size.
$5. 50 Woolen Blankets. .
Colors white and scarlet, V
' 11-4 size.
$2.75 Cotton Cl QC
Extra large 12-4 size, colors tan and
gray, heavy fleeced double blanket3,
fancy borders, fancy stitched ends
this blanket is the best cotton blan
ket we ever carried O QC
special for this week p 1 3 O
$1.50 Silkoline Comforts, Cl
Good large size, good heavy 4
weight, cotton filled comforts fac
tory made fast colors in red and
green, red and yellow and ethers
for all the balance of this Q1 fi A
week, choice 1 U U
ft f
Always Recber tbe Njips
CizresaCcliiOQEDay, Ctv ta 2 Cays
ca every
Tr&wism feci. 23
Wednesday, January 3
8:15 P. M.
Gov. Bob Taylor
Admission, SOc
Season tickets can still he had for
SI. 00, including this and EIGHT
others. Tickets at Stansfield's.
Undertaker and Embalmer.
511 Quincy Street.
Both Phones 192
Ray, Assistant.
Geo. N.
his throat with a razor. Physcator is
said to have been one or the pioneers
of the Klondike and was at Forty Mile
at tho time of the great discoveries. He
built the Jirst house in Dawson. He
had rich claims on Bonanza creek.
Physcator came originally from. Mich
Fort Riley Trooper Shoots One Man
and Fires at Two Others.
Junction Citv, Kas., Jan. 1. At 11
o'clock last night Private Van Couchie
of troop A, Eleventh cavalry, shot and
fatally wounded Bruce Iniu her, of this
citv. The shooting took place iu the
east part of the city. T-ho soldier was
armed with a cavalryman's pistol and
seemed to be possessed with a mania
for killing. He attempted, to shoot.two
soldiers after shooting Dutcher.
Dutcher was shot in the abdomen.. He
and the soldier had had no trouble.
Stayed Out in the Storm.
Queenstown, Jan. 1. The gale Is
moderating and the turbine steamer
Carman ia which sailed from Liverpool,
December 30, for. New York, and was
unable to enter Queenstown harbor
vesterdav, on account of the severity
of the weather, came in at 9 o clock
this morning. By keeping well out to
sea the steamer last night rode
through the storm with comparative
New Western Postmaster'.
Washington, Jan. 1-The f'-lowing
western PO?tmast W bjk
pointed: . Kansas umaii1-. - J
county, Alonzo 'zment, vice . K.
HooIp resigned. Missouri Bie Pine,
P,,v ki county Kl'b D. Ayres, jr.. vice
V jasn" rWisned; Sawyer. Butler
county "usie A Ham vice O. H. Ham,
watomie county, Anderson O Gilstrap,
vice I. N. Ferguson, resignefl.
Headaches and NuTalgia From Colds.
!' , L Rromo y.iinine. the world wide
a S-to reny removes the cause.
Call "nnrdth??un name and look for 8,Sna
. ture of E. W. Grove. ac
are -for I
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