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i. J J. 7 . n I ITM ' ivff Pifi n I IT uLLli. -jiL.'o uUi President State Society of Labor Leaves the Union. Decides That He Won't Preside at Annual Bleetingr. r a i'S TItO UBLE IN TOPEKA. p lr m iA. iri. p1--1,".-i?. gr- f""' gs- g. j -. .19. U , i t ,-' t " V Si ti -f ' ' 1 Li j fe I! M N I j ; : j M ! Lrr I !. ? s. f ; ' ; ! s : M , H . H ,. i3 1L3 IC yr ... .4 i - si - L i-a Makes the finest, lightest, best flavored biscuit, hot breads, cake and pastry. Royal Baking Powder is of highest quality, always pure, wholesome, uniform. The contents of each can are exactly like every other, and will retain their strength and freshness regardless of climate or season. Remember that Royal is a pure, cream of tartar ba king powder, absolutely free from alum or phosphatic acid. -k ir iz ir i( k and Aiusi-phcsphalc powders ate injurious .Do Mot Uss Tnem A. GAUGIITAT IT. I'c ef Trust Discovered Trying to Bribe Reporters. President Orders Facts in the Case SSade Public. HINTS OF EASY MONEY Dropped in 31any (Quarters by " Trnst A cents. ''""'' II mil red Dollars Forced on One "an as Christmas Present. Chicago. Jan. '27. The Record-Herald today says: The rpvH;itifr,s from Washington la iir.g with an attempt to influence public opinion in favor of the Cliicago beef packers, were not wholly a sur prise to a majority of the newspaper iin who have been -connected hr a pro fessional way .with', .the., governmental Investigation of the packing - , business and the subsequent, proceedings result ing in the in4ictreer.ts- urieter which the packers were being prosecuted. The federal grand jury which voted the In dictments had. been in session but a short time when rumors began to float about that certain newspaper reporters bad been aptroached. Proof that offers of money had been mads to reporters came into the posses sion of United States District Attorney Morrison, while the grand jury was making jts investigation. No evidence could be obtained, however, that anv of the offers had been accepted. As a matter of fact the government's, infor mation was first obtained from newspa per men who had been given the indirect bint that they could make some "easy money" if they wished. It was through these vague intima tions that venal reporters were being- ubs-idized, so to speak, that Attorney Morrison reached the conclusion that the interests of the government de manded the assistance of the secret service. The matter was placed in the hands of Chief "Wiikie at Washington. For a time while the federal grand jury was pursuing its investigation nearly every newspaper reporter con nected with the case was aware that he was being "shadowed" by secret service operatives. The espionage -of the gov ernment over the representatives of the publishing companies has never reiaxed since the beginning of, the grand jury last March. President Orders Publicity. j Washington, Jan. 27. By authority of President Roosevelt, correspond ence was made public at the White House relating to methods alleged to have been employed by attorneys for the beef packers who are under indict ment at Chicago, to influence public opinion in behalf of the packers. The documents consist of a com munication made to Attorney General Moody by United states District At torney Morrison, setting out certain alleged facts regarding the payment of a sum of money to a. Chicago newspa per reporter by one of the attorneys for the beef packers; a letter from the attorney general to the president transmitting Mr. Morrison's report, expressing the opinion that no way ex isted under the law by which the al leged offense could be punished; and a letter from the president to the at torney general directing the publica tion of the correspondence in order that the public might be informed of one situation, at least, which the gov ernment has to meet in prosecuting the case against the packers. The letter of District Attorney Mor rison to Attorney General Moody is as follows; ."Sir I have the honor to say that on the 27th day of December, 1005, Judge George W. Brown, who is one of the attorneys for the packers in the 'beef trust' case, gave to a Mr. Hasler, who is a reporter for the Inter Ocean, and who reports the proceedings of the 'beef trust' case, a certain amount of money, ostensibly as a Christmas pres ent, the exact amount I do not know, and directed him to give $100 of it to Mr. Elwell, vho is a reporter for the city press of Chicago, and who is also detailed to report the court proceed ings in this case, find whose reports are used by all of the newspapers of i nieago, and largely by the Associated Press. Mr. Hasler had intimated to Mr. Elwell before the day that he was going to receive a present, and on that day met him in the corridor of the fed eral building and handed him $100. Mr. Elwell declined to take it. and he pushed it into his pocket with Judge Broads card and told Mr. Elwell that Judge 'rirown had sent it to him. 151 weil went to his emplover and told him to take the money and give it to juage Brown, which he did. and Jude: Brown told him that he did not mean anything by it: that, ho just wanted to make him a Christmas present. "After Judge Brown knew that I was familiar with the facts he came to the office to see me. He had learned that we knew about the mat ter. His explanation was that com plimentary articles had been written tbout him in the papers and he thought Mr. Elwell wrote them, and that he gave tho monev to Elwell out of gratitude for what he had said. I do not remember any articles espe cially complimentary to him, but am having the matter looked up to sse whether there were or were not. Judge Brown also admitted to me that he gave Hasler money at the same time to retain for himself. The amount that he gave Hasler was not stated. Judge Brown stated that the money he gave was his own money and that his clients knew nothing about it. We are this morning con sidering the question as to whether we will lay the matter before the edi tor of. the Inter Ocean.- Mr-jUarnid and I laid the matteciabeXoe .-Jude Humphrey in his rooms. "I beg to call your attention to tho fact that the jury returned yesterday morning and remained in Chicago over night and had every opportunity to read the article published in this morning's Inter Ocean." Disagreed With Painters Gave Up His Card. and Will Resign the Gavel to Vice President. 1 ; COLORED BAPTISTS MEET. Fifteenth Annual Convention of Ex ecutive Board at Emporia. Emporia, Jan. 2 7. The fifteenth annual convention of the executive board of the Kansas Colored Baptists was held here Thursday and Friday at the St. James church. About fifty delegates from over the state were here. The meetings began when the B. Y. P. tl. held their convention. The programme given the first night was in charge of the Sunday school board, and Friday the woman's home and foreign mission board met., The most important meeting of the convention was that of the executive board. Rev. E. A. Wilson, of Kansas City, is president of the board. At the meeting the location of a home for the infirm is to be decided. Bids have been received from Abilene, Kansas City, Kan., and Topeka. This will be the first home of this nature ever established by colored people in Kan sas. Another important thing to be decided is the location of a Baptist theological seminary. It is thought that this institution will be located in Kansas City, Kan. There are 16,000 colored Baptists in Kansas, representing 150 churches. There were talks by Rev. R. Cox. of Salina: J. A. Duncan, of Chetopa; George McXeale, Rev. Robt. Mitchell, Rev. C. J. Fishback, of Topeka; W. H. Denton, of Newton. "WOMAN'S 'WOEST DANGER. 7o woman with unsound kidneys can be healthy. Sick kidneys, m fac cauee the majority of women's trou bles. But there is no need to get down hearted if you. suffer constant back ache, weariness, bearing-down pains sick headaches, etc. Dean's Kidnev Piils have brought new life and strength to thousands of women af f.irted in this way. It is easy to tell if your kidneys are the .cause' of your ailments. Back ache itself is only the aching of the kidneys when congested and inflamed. You feel it in the back because the kidneys are in the small of the back The bladder and urinary tubes get swoiien, crowding the delicate female organs near by, and causing many ofi tne peculiar pains thought to be fe male troubles. Fick headaches, dizzy spells, ner vousness, irritability, neuralgia and rheumatic pains, weak eyes, palpita tion of the heart, etc.. and caused bv the retention in the blood of poisons tnat tne kidneys should fnter out and pass off in the urine. Urinary disorders are sure signs of! kidney sickness. If the urine contains pediment like brick-dust, or whit is.i, stringy settlings, lr passages are too frequent, or scanty, or painful, the kidneys need quick attention. ! r vW '- V. Lrerv riciure Tills a isfcrv." Doan's Kidney Pills are made of pure roots and herbts that have a dl recthealing action on the kidnevs. Thev soothe, cleanse and stimulate, rouse the kidneys to action and drive the kidney poisons out of the body. They remove the cause and cure perma nently. Many women of Topeka have Deen cured and gladly tell of it. Topeka Proof. Mrs. Ella Brown of 809 Morris ave., Topeka, Kan., says: "The opinion Mr. Brown formed of Doan's Kidney Pills and expressed through our To peka papers in the summer of 1899 has not changed. He has never suf fered so severely with pain in his back and kidney trouble as he did be fore using Doan's Kidney , Pills. At the time he used this medicine he had a very acute attack which came on with a sharp twinge of pain across his loins and for a time it was most dif ficult for him to move. The use of one box of Doan's Kidney Pills thor oughly relieved him of the pain and suffering. He is always ready to speak a good word for this remedy." C. A. Allen,- of Topeka, president . of the Kansas Society of Labor and Indus try, has apostatized, renounced Union ism, and resigned! the presidency.' of the society to avoid the danger of a clash at the meeting which will be held in To peka on February 5, 6 and 7. " Mr. Allen was elected president, Of the State Labor society last February by the unanimous vote of the 250 delegates. His term of office is one year. At the time of his election he was head of the Topeka Brotherhood of Painters. Not long ago he with a number of others, withdrew from the local union because of an internal feud. Had Allen not withdrawn voluntarily from the office, of president of the State Society of Labor and Industry, it is probable that the convention would have dismissed him ignominiously. All of the delegates1 to this convention are union men. It is a rabid "anti-scab" affair. To have allowed a "scab" to preside over the meeting would have grated on the nerves of the union men. To avoid any trouble, State Labor Com missioner Johnson called upon Allen a few days ago and suggested to him that it would be advisable for him to refrain from attempting to preside over the meeting. Mr. Allen is a peaceable sort of a man, and decided to accept Mr. Johnson's suggestion. "There 13 no doubt that I have the right to preside over the meeting on February 5, 6 and 7, if I so desire," said Mr. Allen today to a State Journal re porter. "I was elected for a term of one year, and there is nothing to pre vent a nonunion man from being the president of the society. However. I recognize the fact that this organization is a union affair; all the delegates are members of the union. In the interest of harniony, I have decided to stay out of the convention altogether." Mr. Allen has not formally resigned from the presidency of the society, but his action amounts to the same thing. Labor Commissioner W. JU A. Johnson j said today: "Mr. Allen will not preside at the meeting to be held beginning February 5. He has not resigned the presidency; he has simply retired from the task of presiding. This action was taken be cause Mr. Allen has withdrawn from the union of which he was a rmlnber, and is not now a member of any de Tiartmenfftf "trnfeff- iabfr7f'""' - It seems that ntteei!-tTume-in the painters' JLrai herhood of Topeka, of which Mr. Allen was a leading mem ber. Allen and some of his friends could not agree with the attitude of the majority of the members, and with drew. Since then Mr. Allen has been the foreman of the H. C. Lang estab lishment. Mr. Allersaid in speaking of the matter: , "My withdrawal from the painters' brotherhood here was due entirely to personal reasons. It is no concern of the public what causes led up to that step. I quit the union, and therefore did not care to intrude upon the meet ing of the state society of labor and industry, of which I am president. While I have presented no formal resignation, my action amounts to that. Mr. Johnson, the labor commissioner, called on me a few days ago, and we talked the matter over. I had no dis position to insist upon presiding over the meeting, and it is understood be tween Mr. Johnson and myself that he is to make other arrangements." I jvennore Will Preside. Fred Livermore of Osawatomie, a railroad man who is vice president of the association, will preside over the meeting of the society, and deliver the response to Governor Hoch's address of welcome. The opening session of the conven tion will be held at 10:30 a. m. Feb ruary 5. Sessions are held every day at 10:30 and 2 o'clock. There will probably be no evening sessions. The meetings will be at Representative hall. Labor Commissioner Johnson esti mates that there will be about 350 delegates here from all parts of the state. The railroads have made a rate -f 1 14 fare for the occasion. No for mal programme has been prepared for the meeting. The delegates simply get together and talk things over, dis cuss labor conditions, and listen to the officers' reports. Under the law, the only officers to be elected this year are president and vice president. The secretary and assistant secretary hold their offices for two years. nio- Mirht. for Mine Insneetor. The state miners' association will hold its annual meeting in Topeka Mon day. This i sa sort of an allied organi zation of the society of labor and indus try, and the delegates to the miners' convention are also delegates to the society of labor and industry. tvio biir flc-ht in the miners' conven tion will be for the office of state mine inspector. The position or mine in sneetor navs 11.500 a year, and J1.000 allowance for exDenses. The inspector nnnnints detiuties. who are allowed mileage and per diem to the amount of $4,000 per year. There are at present seven avowed candidates for the office of inspector, and indications are that Frank Gilday of Osage countv has rather the best of it. The candidates are James Orr of Wier Citv. the nresent inspector, who wants another term; George Murphy of Pittsburg, a deputy; J. Walker of Leavenworth, another deputy; AiecK Dixon of Wier City: W. E. Davis of Pittsburg: Tom Banks of Midway, and Frank Gilday of Osage county. Gilday is one of Orr's deputies. It is unusual for a Osasre man to stand any show for the job of mine inspector, because the delegates from the soutnern s.an sas fields are so numerous that they control the situation. It seems, how ever, that Mr. Gilday is getting consid erable support from southern Kansas. Several strong lodges m soutnern is.an sas have instructed their delegates for him. The following items will be on sale from 6 to 10 this evening. They are special bargains in every way. Good goods, seasonable goods, goods of qual ity,- certainly low priced. The list isn't long, but the bargains are out of the ordinary. Poppies for trimming hats, silK and linen, 3 flowers IHn i ana ionage in ouncn, an colors, odc nowers, lonignt, m Men's Half Hose, fast black, seamless, lisle finish; 100 j dozen pairs of these 10c hose tonight from 6 to 10, pair J Wi fn Fnirr-Tn-n?nfi Tt!c met iho fmp vnir rnr ! ;j Avenue stores 50c for; 50 doz. for tonight's sale, each Can Openers, one of the best kind, such as sells at 5c; in this sale tonight, each Mouse Traps, the " Kill -'cm -quick" kind, made of wood, with spring; 5c ones, tonight 6 to 10, each & Glass Toweling, linen finish, 18-inch, pinl; and blue 2 bar pattern ; 5c Toweling, tonight 6 to 10, yard : i is' pi if A . 45-inch Table Oil Cloth, white and marble, and col ors ; worth 20c; tonight from 6 to 10 p. m., yard. ......... White HandKerchiefs, 12-in. size, soft and sheer, hem- 1 stitched edge ; worth 3c, 5 to a customer ; tonight, each, Ribbons, in widths ranging up to 2 inches; values up Pn to 2y2ci all colors; tonight from 6 to 10 p. m., yard L j T ' iw o!d by all dealers. f s C7 ) cents. FOSTER-MILBURN CO., Falo, N. Y., Proprietors. Judgment for Salvinf. New York, Jan. 27. A jury in the state supreme court yesterday return ed a verdict for $20,000 in favor of Tomasso Salvinl, the Italian actor, who sued Theodore Llebler and George C. Tyier. comorisirur the firm of Liebler & Co., theatrical agents, to recover that amount for alleged breach of contract. Hot Water Bottles, red rubber, 2-quart, first quality, guaranteed; worth $1; tonight, from 6 to 10 p.m., each ' Household Ammonia, the bottles that sell regularly at n 20c, tonight from 6 to 10 p.m., 1 bottle to a customer, ea. n Saturday, January 27th Satisfaction or Your Money Back. 0 Jjl r . .v .- Corner Sistli and Quincy, Topeka, v - ) I Kansas, 5 i I? y Si OIL RATES IN KANSAS. Commerce Coinniission Will Send Spe cial A go lit to Investigate. Washington, Jan. 2 7. The inter state commerce commission will in vestigate the charges of the Kansas Oil Producers' association that the railroads have joined the Standard Oil company in a conspiracy to prevent the independent oil producers and re finers of Kansas from shipping their products out of that state. The investigation win reuue spe cifically to the allegations of the oil men that the railroads are maintain ing unreasonable freight rates to Doints outside of Kansas. Repre sentative Campbell consulted members of the commission about the course they will pursue concerning the charsres. He was told that a special agent would be sent to Kansas at once to get the tacta. Mr. Campbell discussed the charges of the oil men with James R. Gar fieid, commissioner of corporations, also. Mr. Garfield stated that they would be considered in connection w ith the evidence reported to the bureau of corporations by special agents of the bureau who are at work on the in vestigation of the oil industry in Kansas. array of jewels which friends of $Iiss Roosevelt are having set in special de signs as wedding gifts for the daughter of the president. One of the handsomest is a pearl collar of ten strands, the largest ever made by Tiffany, and worth $31,000. A diamond tiara, containing 500 stones, is another, and there are also two diamond collars and two bow knots of diamonds. RIFLE FOR MISS ALICE. Army Officers to Give Her One Made of Gold. New York, Jan. 27. A Kraag-Jorgen-sen rifle, made of solid 22 karat gold, of full size, is being finished by expert workmen in the Tiffany Forest Hill plant, and is to be a wedding gift from the officers of the United States army to Miss Alice Roosevelt. In the same shop a magnificent silver service is be ing finished. It has been ordered for Miss Roosevelt by the Rough Riders' association. The rifle has been patterned after one used by Company H, First New Jersey regimnt, and Miss Roosevelt's mono gram will be wrought in diamonds on its stock. The gold rifle will be made to shoot gold bullets or any ordinary Kraag-Jorgensen projectile, and will be finished in gold 'absolutely from the smallest spring to the barrel. At the Tiffany city shop workmen are engaged Bight and day on a bewildering At the Automobile Show. Mr. Frank E. Wear, president of the Kansas City Motor Car company, states that his company will exhibit a large number of equipments at the automobile show which will be held at Chicago from February 3 to 10. The Kansas City Motor Car company will occupy spaces A-6 and A7, First Regiment armory, Michigan avenue. They will display one of their latest 5-passenger, 4 vertical cylinder 50-horse power touring cars; also one 4-pas-senger, 25-horse power, 2-cylinder tour ing cars, and a chassis of a 6-ton com mercial truck. The latter is very novel in design and has mounted upon it the first successful type of 4-cylineder, hori zontal motor built in this country. It is of 60-horse power capacity. Upon the streets of Chicago in opera tion there will be one 2-passenger runa bout, a 5-passenger touring car, a com mercial wagon of 1,000 pounds capacity, a commercial wagon of 2,000 pounds ca pacity ands 6-ton wagon carrying the product of Swift & Co. Mr. Wear invites those intending to visit Chicago in that week to inspect this display. The Kansas City Motor Car company has recently completed large factories in Kansas City and ye now building large warerooms, offices and garrage on West Ninth street opposite Savoy hotel which will be open about March 15th. Tour ing parties are invited to inspect. May Live 100 Years. The chances for living a full century are excellent in the case of Mrs. Jennie Duncan of Haynesville, Me., now 70 vears old. She writes: "Electric Bitters cured me of Chronic Dyspepsia of 20 vears' standing, and made me feel as wefl and strong as a young girl." Electric Bitters cure stomach and liver diseases, blood disorders, general debility and bodily weakness. Sold on a guarantee by the Arnold Drug Co., S21 N. Kansas avenuo. Price only 50c. Have you Backache? Get a box of Kidney-Ettes the most wonderful remedy for all . kidney troubles, and they will make you right. 2 0c. Geo. W. Stansneid, druggist, and Arnold Drug company. ft Stop! A wise person like you cannot be satisfied with any but the best transfer service that is just the reason why you should give ua your business. Phone 320 Tcpeka Transfer and Storap Co 4G6 East Sixth Street SMOKE KLAUER'S GOLD b t buq . 5 rr cigar. Merchant Police. Private work a specialty, andriv-. watenmen furnished. Residence, 4024 Kansas Avenue. 'Xojjeka. Kaasas. ' " -'