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A splendid opportunity for an investment Lots are priced from $100 to $300 A Liberal Discount for Cash HR : ltnni;J r"5. . O-O"-!--! InnPQ PlilOl w require 500 homes to accommodate the increase in the working-force "em- - - - CaUI 1 UUI Iv3 I 'CtUC ployed in the new shops now being built, just west of Jones Place, and we feel safe Take Oakland ear to Losjan street, cross Seward avenue and vou are there. .... , , , , . T -p., , . o-r i ' -it,- Where vou will see the most beautifully located building spot for a home in m giving you a guarantee that lots m Jones Place will advance 2oft.m value within Topeka. - the next six months. ' , - -i. . .. .. -n- - .mi .1. ATe will build you a home on these lots, and you can pay us on the monthly To accommodate the people who can not attend the sale on week days we will payment plan. Call and talk it over with us have a force of salesmen at the lots . - sinday Ffoib I OFFICE, Room 12, Veale Block rau Rnnn mm. Illikiiwiiw va The Pnlhnan "Melon" Has Been Sliced and Divided. The 2G Million Dollars in Profits Distributed. STOCK GIVEN GRATIS. 8G Shares to Every One Holding 103 Shares. Chicago Put in Claim for 5 Million in Taxes. Chicago, Xov. 15. With the corpora tion , counsel, Jlr. Lewis, bombardins them with demands for the payment of 6 million dollars in alleged evaded tax, the stockholders of the Pullman com pany met in Chicago and quietly sliced up a 2C million dollar stock "melon." It was voted to capitalize this amount of the company's 27 million dollars sur plus and to issue the Ftock to tlv? etockholders without cost, thus bringius the, total capital of the company up to 100 million dollars. This free stock distribution is equal to 36 per cent of the present outstand ing capital, which amounts to 74 miliion tiollars. The city's demand for taxes consisted of a formal notice served on the stockholders that they will be liable Individually for their shares of the as sessment which Colonel Lewis is en deavoring to induce the board of equal ization to Impose on the 26 million dol lars. How tlie Company Evadetl. In his notice the corporation counsel asserts that the company evaded as sessment on this surplus on the mis representation that the fund represent ed "dead" cars and old cars otherwise taxed. It also contained the threat that the city will sue each stockholder for hia share of the tax, 1f it shall be Imposed. The stockholders at their meeting re elected the retiring directors, with the exception of Frank O. Low den. air. Low-den has gone into politics nnd deemed it unwise to be identified with such a prosperous corporation as the Pullman company. He therefore sold his stock and was succeeded on the board by Charles S. Sweet. Lincoln Xot to Ketire. The directors' met after the adjourn- Desperate oughs bDangerous coughs. Extremely peril- us cougns. vxugns tnst rasp and fear the throat and lungs. Coughs that shake the whole body. You need a regul ir medicine, a doctor's medi- cine, tor sucn a cough. Ask your d-Sbtor about Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. of :! -out preparation.. - 1kswU, rHn 1TT T"! T" ""' J j 1 1 1411 Lots in Jones Jones place is At 2 P. M., Rain or shine, and will continue from w iiiia MM.m wMii. C? merit of the stockholders' meeting and re-elected retiring officers as follows: "President, Robert T. Lincoln; vice president, John S. Runnells; secretary, A. S. Weinsheimer; treasurer, G. F. Brown-" An unusual feature of the meeting was the attendance of J. Pierpont Morgan, William K. Vanderbilt, Fred erick W. Vanderbilt and V. Seward Webb of New York. All of the other directors were present with the ex ception of O. S. A. Sprague, who is in California. The distribution of 26 million dol lars of stock worth $260 a share fur nishes a climax of eight years of enormous profits. The surplus at the close of the fiscal vear, July 31. 1906, stood at $27,122,020. This h?ia been accumulated since August, 189S,' anii it followed a surplus almost as large, disposed of at that time. Profits since then have continued at an astonishing rate, though, patrons of the company's sleeping cars pay the same old prices. A Great Profit Enrncr. As a profit earner the record of the company shows that in August, 1S98, the capital stock was 36 million dol lars. The then holders received a stock dividend of 50 per cent, which brought the capital up to 54 million dollars. This stock distribution of the par value of 18 million dollars cost shareholders nothing, and 75 per cent of the profits had been returned on the sleeping car business. When the time came recently to divide the immense profits of the com pany the directors were embarrassed by the size of the sum of which they had to dispose. They knew what to do with the money, but they feared the effect of public sentiment should such a his prolit be divided as a straight dividend. The subterfuge of issuing the profit as stock for which nothing was paid was then hit upon. At the meeting of the directors which was held before the general meeting of the stockholders, Charle3 S. Sweet was elected director in place of Frank O..Lowden, resigned. The other officers of the company were re elected. The erection of a steel plant to cost $1,000,000 was recommended. After the meeting President Robert T. Lincoln declared that the stories circulated regarding his intention to resign had been entirely without foundation. He declared that he had not contemplated at any time giving up his present position. The annual statement of the Pull man company for the fiscal vear end in? July 31. 1906. follows: Total revenue. $29,588,642; total ex penses of operation, $15,344,740: de preciation on cars and reserve for de preciation on all the property of the company. $2,609,422: dividends de clared, $3.919.S84; proportion of net earnings of cars paid associated in this, $7 4.421; net surplus, $4,970, 074; surplus brought forward, $22, 131.946; surplus. $27,122,020. The number of passengers carried during the year was 16,253,947. Dur ing the previous year the number was 14,969,219. Santa Vc Ajjain Accused. Complaint lias been filed against the Santa Fe railroad and connecting lines before the interstate commerce commis sion by the Commercial club of Roswell, X. M., and other organizations of the Pecos valley, charging that this locality was being discriminated against in the question of rates. It is charged tn the petition th.'it the Santa Fe absorbed the Pecos Valley railroad after it had been built by private mdiivduals, and ever since the xo.tea have been so exorbitant as to greatly retard the development of the various cities along this line. A comparison of rates to common Texas points from the Mississippi and Missouri rivers to Chicago. St. Paul, and Minne apolis is given which shows that though the distance is about the same the rates TOPEKA DAILY STATS a inr Place will be placed in the center of the P1T which is entirely safe and offers an inducement 6MMEN6ES:; KEXT SATURDAY : l !1 Ss. El "it h EL to the Pecos valley are from 30" to 50 per cent higher. Rates to Colorado from the same' eastern points are also given, which show a similar ratio against the towns of Roswell, Hagerman, Artesia. and Carlsbad in the Pecos valley. The Rock Island, Frisco, M. K. & T., and other roads are made defendants with the San ta Fe. ALL RECOILS BROKEN. Railroads Are Slaking Vnpreeedcntetl Purchases of Equipment. Chicago, Nov. 15. The large pur chases of equipment which have been announced within the last few days by Western railroads indicate that all records relating to increases in equip ment will be smashed this year. The Wabash expects within a few weeks to make contracts for $12,320,000 worth of new- cars and engines and the Northern Pacific han just made pub lic its purchase of $7,700,000 worth of new freight cars. "The Kurlington has begun to re ceive $5,558,000 worth of new locomo tives and cars, the orders for which will not be filled until next year. Tho Santa Fe has in orders for $8,000,000 worth of cars and locomotives. Add ed to the recently announced orders by tho Harrlman lines aggregating $21,560,000 and by tho Rock Island amounting to $6,000,005. this makes $61,138,000 in orders which six West ern systems have placed, practically all of them for delivery early next year. Other roadn are making pur chases on a similarly large scale Which they are not yet ready to announce. Family Meeting: of Ttoek Island. A "family meeting" of passenger offi cials of the Rock Island-Frisco system is Piles Seattle Gentlemen Cured With Less Than a Box by the Pyramid Pi!e Cure. Anyone Can Easily Test It and Prove It, lor a Erce Sample is Sent by Mull to Ail. Seven out of ten readers of this paper are tortured with piles or some form of rectal disease. You are, or you would not be reading this article. Thirty years ago doctors carried a lancet In their vest pocket and bled people for all sorts of diseases and bled them hard, sometimes a quart at a time. It was the fashion then. All that is changed nowadays and a doctor with a lancet would le considered a curiosity.' Five years ago doctors "cut out" Piles wherever they got the chance. All that has been changed since the marvelous soothing, healing and cura tive properties of Pyramid Pile Cure have become known. By every mail we get letters Ilk-. this: "Wishing to give credit where credit is due, I feel It my duty to humanity as well as yourselves to write you re garding your pile remedy. I have not finished my first box and am now well. After the first treatment of Pyramid Pile Cure, the soreness left, and the swellings have kept decreasing. I alpo: used your pills and am feeling like my self again. Thanking you kindly, I am, yours truly, C. Crowley, 170 9th Ave., Seattle, Wash." If you want positive proof of the cur ative value of this remedy send to the Pyramid Drug Company, 61 Pyramid Building, Marshall, Mich. Tou will re ceive a free trial package by return mail. Try it, then go Etraight to your druggist, get a 50ct- box and aret well. JOUENAIr TIIXJUSD AY on sale. Be there early and get shop district; two Two Houses Will Be Given Away to Lot Buyers 4rZt (Twwt We hav I !i u f a R rt r - 9 U & being held at the Uniort Leairue club, Chi cago, officials from ail parts -of the sys tem being in attendance.- A similar meet ing of the system's freight officials will be held at St. Louis next week. MAV LEASE ILLINOIS CENTRAL. Harrlman Would Guarantee 7 Per Cent Dividend to tnion Pacific. A rumor has been set current to the effect that it was E. H. Harriman's in tention to bring about the lease of the Illinois Central by the Union Pacific and to guarantee a 7 per cent yearly dividend from the stock of the former road. Not much credit is given to the re port that Mr. Fish. until recently president of the Illinois Central road, proposes to contest the legality of the election of Mr. Harahan on the grounds that some of the directors who voted were not residents of Illi nois. The majority of the board of directors of the Illinois Central com pany are not and have not been resi dents of the state of Illinois and if the action of the directory in electing Mr. Harahan president of the company was illegal then every act of the pres ent board of directors was also il legal. It has been several years since the majority of the members of the board have been residents of Illinois and if Mr. Fish brings up one case and makes a fight on it. other cases may be brought up. Indications at the present time are that there wilt be a prolonged contest for supremacy with Mr. Harriman possessing a great advantage. He is in the saddle with Mr. Fish on the outside. RAILROAD EMPLOYES MAGAZINE New Monthly Sheet to Re Distributed to 55,00ff Santa Fe Men. It is rumored that beginning- with the first of December the employes of the Santa Fe are to have a magazine published exclusively for the Santa Fe employes of all departments of the company. The proposition is being promoted by a Santa Fe employe and the rumor is confirmed by reliable parties at the Santa Fe offices. The road itself, or the officials, have nothing to do with the publication of the magazine. The prospective pub lishers, although now employed by the road, if the plan is carried out, will re sign their positions and give their whole time to the publication of the magazine. It will be known as the "Santa Fe Employes' Magazine" and will be delivered gratis to every em ploye. The object is to make the ad vertising cover the cost. of publication. The magazine will contain gossip and things of interest among the em ployes all over the system, current railroad news and articles on topics of interest among the different depart ments of the road. The employes of a number of east ern roads have simflar publications which arc being made a success. There are 55.000 employes in the various de partments of the Santa Fe system and operating as it does 10,000 miles of road In fourteen states and territories, there Is every reason to believe that the employes can have a magazine that will not only be interesting to them selves but to outsiders as welh Harvey II. Marley Dead. A telegram from Olathe, Kan., states that Harvey H. Marley died in that city at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning after a short illness. Mr. Marley was perhaps as well known as any railroad man in this part of the country. At the time of his death-he was on the retired list, having been compelled about a year ao to give up the active duties of hi3 position as traveling pas senger agent of the Michigan Central. EVENING, NOVEMBER blocks east of the t--. - hihiA. which is second to none Every Lot High, and Dry. $iv. day to-day until i ' i ? f rfrfcftdUtt lots so m-rt-i . Ki? rw.im hnmp chniilfl hv nil rrii He was 76 years old and for the last thirty-five years had been actively en gaged -in the passenger department of railroad work In and about Kansas City. '"';-, 7... To U&e Santa Fe Tracks. St. Joseph, . Mo., Nov. 15. A traffic agreement between the Wabash and Santa Fe railroad will be signed before the end of the wek, giving the Wabash the right of way into St. Joseph over the Santa Fe tracks from Lexington Junction, seventy miles southeast of St. Joseph, where the Wabash main line between Kansas City and St. Louis con nects with the Santa F-e, according to a telpgram, ti04y,-ecif jved from Assistant Manager Gaunt of tlie Santa Fe at To peka. -"" ' ,U,J" ' ' W. L. Smith Promoted by I. C. Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 15. W. L. Smith, assistant to President Harahan, of the Illinois Central railroad, has been ap pointed general agent of that company, with headquarters in Memphis. Mr. Smith was formerly assistant general freight agent for the company in Mem phis, and two years ago received the ap pointment as assistant to Mr. Harahan. It is understood that Mr. Smith will be the personal representative of the new president of the Illinois Central ia the southern states. Surveyors Called Off. The Rock Island surveyors who have been working between Limon and Den ver in Colorado have been called off and are fcow-doing service in some place in Texas. It Isosaid.lthat the surveys between - Lincoln and Almena, Kan., have been completed, and that the mat ter of building the line is now before the directors. SEES CHANCE OF A O-TO-0 SCORE. Football Coach Roper From Princeton Discusses Yale-Tiger Game. New York. Nov. 15. "I would not be a bit surprised if neither Yale nor Princeton was able to score and the game resulted in a 0-to-0 tie. This declaration by , Head Coach Roper of Princeton was made after the West Point game, and after he had learned the issue of the game at New Haven. There Is a general belief that scoring Is possible only on trick plays and on mistakes in handling kicks, and therefore absolutely uncertain. Roper is not alone in his opinion. "Understand me." he continued, "I am hopeful of winning, and am satis fied with the general development of the team, but to gain ground against such a defense as Yale will unques tionably show will be very difficult, and I have not seen evidence of such ground-gaining ability in any team. Neither have I seen a team that I be lieve can penetrate our defense in the condition it will be. Of course, there ia always the possibility of any team getting "off a long run from a fortuit ous combination of circumstances or a muff of a blocked kick or a fumble, producing a score. It is by taking ad vantage of -opportunities like these that I hope we will win, but the fight is going to be much harder than is generally expected." Hart and Schreck to Sifrn Up. Kalamazoo, Mich., Nov. 15. Marvin Hart was signed here today by the Kalamazoo Athletic club to meet Mike Schreck before the organization De cember 1. Hart when approached be fore asked for a postponement owing to a slight injury to his hand. The battle will excite great interest here. The two boxers have met once before, dur ing the late lifting of the lid in New York city, when they went four rounds to a ho" decision. 15,1906. t first selection the new shops. $50.00 Down, Balance on Monthly or Weekly Payments all lots are sold. low and made the terms leans HOPPE PUTS BAN ON JAKE. 'Wizard" Is Barred by the Boy Be cau?e of Cheap" Prices. Chicago, Nov. 15. Jake Schaefer, wiz ard of the cue, finds himself in the strange position of being under the ban with Willie Hoppe, boy champion. The veteran of nearly forty years' service as an exponent of the gentlemen's game has been blacklisted by the "kid" of a brief two years' standing because he accepted an exhibition date at a cheaper rate than Hoppe had demanded for the same services. Philadelphia's Casino room wanted to secure Hoppe, Schaefer and Sutton for exhibitions.- The management ap proached Hoppe's father, who is the boy's manager, and he demanded $500 for two nights. This was too steep for the room and the management started negotiations with Schaefer and Sutton separately. Neither knew of Hoppe'b terms and each asked $250 for the two nights, or Just half what Hoppe want ed. Of course they were engaged and when Hoppe heard of it he was wild. Hoppe at once advised the Chicago office of the big manufacturers, de manding that Schaefer call off the ex hibition and stating that if it was play ed Hoppe would bar Schaefer in futuro calculations. Jake only laughed and then went to Philadelphia, where he played great billiards, defeating Sut ton. But he is under the ban just the same. Hoppe's methods are becoming the laughing stock of the country and it i3 said he 'attempted to get a date at Harry Davis' fine new Pittsburg room, where Sutton and Schaefer are now playing. But Davis said he did not want the boy and his troublesome fath er at any price. MISSOURI TIGERS CRIPPLED. Miller, Star Tackle, Out Others in the Hospital. Columbia, Mo., Nov. 15. The Mis souri Tigers sustained the biggest loss of the year yesterday when it was found necessary to operate upon the ankle of Miller, the right tackle. He will be out of the game for the rest of the season and the rooters are dis heartened. Miller was one of the most valuable men on the team, and was the star of Lii'iiillyU! ft mother should b source of I '"' I 4 8 lVULiUiiVy danger incident to the ordeal makes its anticipation one oi misery. Mother' Friend is the only remedy which relieves women of thr -jrcil pain and danger of maternity; this hour which is dreaded as woman' severest trial is not only made painless, but all the .danger is avoided by its use. Those who use this remedy are no . longer Respondent oi gloomy ; nervousness, nausea and other - distressing" itonditions are overcome, the system is made ready for the coming event, and tha serious accidents 6o common to tne critical hour are obviated by the use of Mother's Friend. "It is worth its weight in gold," says many who have used it. $1.00 per bottle at drug stores. Book containing valuable information of interest to all women, will f"-- H n r be sent to any address free upon CHAD FIELD REGULATOR CO.. 0: 11 TO 1 0t so easy, .arty person i3K grasp this opportunity. $1 OFFICE, Room 12, i Veale Block the line. Missurr"is short of "subs"' and it will be impoetti-be to fill the? hole he has left in the line. There is? fear that many of the Tiger's, who are,' " m m .i iiiru uecauae 111 , the great number, of injured men, and I the coach has been afraid to use the sound players in scrimmage. j Missouri's hospital list is as fol- lows: Miller, injured ankle, out off game for season; Rutherford, quarter back, injured back; Tldd, quarter- back, sprained ankle; Carothers, full hack, "charley horse" and bad knee; Driver, end. weak knee; Douglass, end, sprained ankle: Jewett, left half back, bad ankles; Morrow,--half back; Liv ingston,,, tackle; K,urtz, sruard. and Switzer. full back, minor injuries There will be no scrimmage work this week, and possibly none during the res,t of the season. GANS WAS ITSII CLEANER. Great Boxer Started His Career at a Baltimore Theater. Baltimore, Md Nov. 15.- The pres ent prominence of Joe Gans in the fighting world is due entirely to a lit tle fight he engaged in some thirteen years ago by which he was raised from the lowly depths of a fish cleaner in Baltimore to the fistic fame he "ia now enjoying.' ! It Is-mrr-T?omTrIdmyknon-nthat he was before a cleaner of fish In Balti more, with no ideas of the fame and wealth awaiting him, but it is true nevertheless. His first experience with the gloves on came about lika this: After the usual performance- at Kernan's Monumental theater in Bal timore a boxing show was held, and before the star bouts of the evening were contested a fight between ne groes was giver, called a "battle royal." They were amateurish affairs in which every negro of Baltimore who had fighting aspirations would enter. They made a hit with the crowd aud the "battles royal" continued. The al luring sum of $5 tempted Gans and one night he applied for an entrance to the "battle royal." After much ques tioning and warning- he was entered into one of the flghta. From then on his strides have been large and. fast. He won that fight easily, for even then he had the sami queer style and the same punches -h now possesses. lyery mother flt . great dread of the pais and danger attendant upon the most critical period of her life. Becoming joy to all, but the suffering and application to Atlanta Cam M h vl S k 2t W r