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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS BOTJDAT. Marshall's gave another excellent free concert at city park. 1 TOPEKACRIPPLED. The Infield of the "White Sox Are Switched Around Some. Boles Playing at Third and Halla Used at First. PITCHERS WERE WEAK "Webb City Bunched Hits and MYon From Cooley Crows. Hutchinson, With Fleharty in the Box, Shut Joplin Out. Wetb City. Mo., May 25. Webb City bunched hits and won from To peka by a score of 4 to 3. All of the pitchers had poor control and each team used two pitchers. The Topeka infield was badly crip pled, Boles playing at third and Halla at first. Jones started out to pitch for Topeka, but was replaced in the third by Halla. "One run was scored off Halla in the fifth, after which the locals could not touch hia spit ball. "Nig" Shaner started in to twirl for the locals. After he had walked Ol son, Boles and Henry in the fourth, Ragan singled, scoring two men. Shaner was replaced by Gill, who did not allow a score. Lawrence Milton, formerly with the Wichita team, assumed management of the locals yesterday. WEBB CITY. fayer AB. H. Cheek, c 8 1 Price, rf 4 2 Dalrymple, cf 4 1 Painter, lb 4 1 Blausser, 3b 2 1 Gray. If 1 O Jones, 2b. 3 1 Olson, ss S 0 Shaner, p 1 0 Gill, p 2 0 Totals 27 7 TOPEKA. PUyn-- AB. H. O. A- E. 6 3 0 110 2 0 0 7 10 2 0 1 10 0 3 2 0 4 4 0 0 10 2 2 0 27 13 "I O. A. E. 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 2 10 4 2 0 12 0 14 0 7 2 1 24 14 "I Davis, rf 4 Hurlburt. cf 4 Halla, Ib.-p 3 Landreth, If. 4 Raftan, ss 4 Olson. 2b. 4 Boles, 3b : 2 Henry, c 2 Jones, p.-lb. 4 Totals .30 SCORE BT INNINGS. Webb City 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 Topeka 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 03 The summary: Earned runs Webb City 1. Two-base hit Cheek. Base on balls Off Shaner 6, oft Gill 1. off Jones 1. Struck out By Shaner 1, by Gill 1, by Jones 1. Left on bases Webb Cltv 3, Topeka 8. Passed ball Cheek. Hit by pitcher Gray. First tase on errors Webb City 1. Topeka 1. Stolen base! Blausser, Boles 2, Jones. Sacrifice hits Gray, Hurlburt. Time 1:50. Umpire Jacobs. At ten dance 7 00. Hutchinson 6, Joplin 0. Hutchinson, Kan., May 25. Fle friarty was too much for Joplin and the Salt Packers took the game easily. HUTCHINSON. Player AB. H. O. A. E. Wilson, Tf. 3 O 2 O 0 Noyes, cf 3 1 3 o o Johnwon. f 5 15 2 0 Andrews, 8b. 4 112 0 TWwia. c 2 12 10 Zink. lb 4 1 10 o 0 McLuckle, If. 3 0 2 0 0 Wood, 2b 3 2 2 4 2 Fleharty, p. 4 0 0 3 0 Totals 31 7 JOPLIN. PI aver AB. H. TV-men. If 4 1 nilman, rf. 4 2 Harrington, cf 3 1 Armstrong, lb 4 o Olson, ss 4 1 VanderhiH. c 4 1 Tf-ughn. 2b 4 1 Ttemlng. 3b 3 0 Westcott, p. 3 0 27 O. 5 1 A. 1 o o o 3 1 8 1 2 E. 0 0 0 0 1 0 o o 0 Totals S3 7 24 11 SCORE BY INNINGS. Hutchinson 0 1104000 - Joplin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 The summary: Earned runs Hutchinson 4. Two-base . hits An drews, Zink. Three-base hit Noyes. Base on balls Off Fleharty 1, off Wescott 6. Struck out By Fleharty 2, by Wescott 1. Hit by pitcher Lewis. Wild pitch Wescott. Double plays Johnson to Wood to Zink. Persh to Armstrong. Left on bases Hutchinson 8, Joplin 8. Stolen bases Wilson 3, Lewis. McLuckie, Olson. Sacrifice hits Noyes, Harrington. Time 1:40. Umpire Eckman. lialri at Leavenworth. Leavenworth, Kan., May 25. The Arrow cuiPf ca shrunk ouArrai size Collar. ta cidti each : ran ts cenra CUKTT. HIMT ICVi UUM IF CUCTT tan f ARKHURST KOHSAT. i ' i I I I I I i Athletic tournament of . colleges la held In Topeka. Leavenworth-Oklahoma City game was postponed on account of rain. Wet Grounds at Springfield. Springfield, Mo., May 25. The Springfield-Wichita game was called off Friday on account of wet grounds. Western Association Standing. Clubs Won. Lost. Pet. Wichita 15 3 .833 Oklahoma City 14 4 .788 Topeka 13 8 .000 JopHn 8 11 .421 Hutchinson 8 11 .421 Webb City 7 11 .3S9 Sprlngeld 7 11 .3S9 Leavenworth 4 16 .200 NATIONAL LEAGUE. Boston 7, New York 5. New Tork, May 25. The Boston Na tionals opened a three game series here Friday with a victory over the New Yorks, 7 to 5. The locals were forced to call upon four pitchers. Score by Innings: R H E. Boston 0 4101010 07 13 1 New York 2 0000003 05 13 3 Batteries Flaherty and Needham; Wiltse, Ames, Taylor, Ferguson and Bowerman. Brooklyn 6, Philadelphia S. Philadelphia, May 25. Brooklyn easily defeated Philadelphia. The visitors bunched hits in the third inning to win out. while Scanlon held the locals safe throughout. Score by lnnlnes: B JTUl Brooklyn 0 0401100 06 8 0 Philadelphia 0 2000001 03 5 6 Batteries Scanlon and Butler: Lush and Dooin. Pittsburg 3, Cincinnati 2. Pittsburg, May 25. Cincinnati was very aggressive but lost by one run be cause of some daring base running by uymer, wno scored the winning run from second base on an infield play. Hall gave nine bases on balls. Score by innings: R.B" E. Pittsburg 0 0001011 3 7 0 Cincinnati 0 0001100 02 6 0 Batteries Leever, Gibson and Smith; Hall, Mason and Schlel. National League Standing. Clubs Won. Lost. Pet. Chicago . 25 - 6 .806 New Tork .. 25 7, .587 Philadelphia 17 ' 12 .586 Pittsburg 15 12 ' .B5 Boston 13 1"! .419 Cincinnati lo 20 . 833 St. Louts 9 23 .?S1 Brooklyn 7 23 .233 AMERICAN LEAGUE. Detroit 9, AVashlnton 2. Detroit. May 25. Donovan pitched his first game of the year and though he gave eight bases on balls won easily. None of the passes figured in the scor ing, the two runs coming in the eighth inning after Detroit had a lead of nine runs and when Donovan had eased up. Score by innings: R.TT ? Detroit 1 SO2OO30 9 18 1 Washington 0 0000002 02 5 4 Batteries Donovan and Schmldt;Kit son and Heydon. Boston 4, St. Louis 0. x St. Louis, May 25. The Boston Ameri cans defeated St. Louis.' Powell was hit freely, while the locals were unable to hit Young. Powell fielded poorly. Score by innings: R.H.E. St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 Boston ..0030000104 9 0 Batteries Powell and O'Connor; Young and Criger. Cleveland 3, Philadelphia O. Cleveland, May 25. The Clevelands shut out Philadelphia again, only three hits being made off Rhoades, two of them being scratches. Plank was hit when hits meant runs. Lajoie's two doubles and a triple were the features. Score by innings: RHE Cleveland 0 1110000 3 8 3 Philadelphia 0 0000000 00 3 1 Batteries Rhoades and Bemis;Plank and Schreck. American League Standing. Clubs W"n. . Iost. Chicago 21 10 Cleveland 21 12 Detroit 18 12 New York 15 13 Philadelphia 14 16 St. Louis 12 20 Boston 11 1 Washington 9 19 WESTERN LEAGUE. Pet .077 .636 . :536 -47 .375 .3!7 .321 Omaha, 6, Des Moines 4. Des Moines. May 25. Two fast double plays with the bases full cut off Des .Moines scores and won. Score by Innings: R.H. E. Des Moines 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 24 13 3 Omaha 0 0201102 06 13 2 Batteries Sporer and Shannon; Mc Neely and Gondlng. Slonx City 10. Pueblo 3. Pueblo, May 25. After Hatch had let the Sioux Citys down with one hit in seven innings, they rallied and batted out a victory. Score by innings: R.H.E Sioux City 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 41010 E Pueblo 0 2000000 13 6 4 Batteries Williams and Sheehan Hatch and Smith. - Western League Standing. Clubs Won. Lost. Pet. Dea Moines IS 11 .621 Denver 15 11 .577 Lincoln 16 12 .571 Omaha 18 14 .553 Sioux City 11 18 .379 Pueblo 9 21 .300 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. At St. Paul St. Paul, 9; Kansas City, 8. At Milwaukee Milwaukee-Minneapolis game postponed; wet grounds. At Columbus Columbus, 2; Toledo, 6. At Indianapolis Indianapolis, 2: THE TOPEKA DAILY EVENTS OF THE TTTESDAT. Mr. Treat, TJ. S. treasurer, pins a rose on blushing: Kansas. Louisville, 5; called In seventh; rain. American Association Standing, Clubs Won. Lost. Pet Kansas City ,16 11 .595 Columbus 17 13 .567 Minneapolis 16 13 .552 Toledo 16 15 .516 St. Paul 16 17 .485 Milwaukee 15 17 .469 Indianapolis 15 19 .441 Louisville 11 17 .393 Jayhawkers 2, Fort Riley 0. Junction City, Kan., May 25. The Fort Riley ball team was defeated yes terday afternoon by the Kansas uni versity team in a fast game. Score by innings: R.H.E. Kansas Unicersity. .10000000 12 5 2 Fort Riley ...0000000000 4 4 Batteries Hartman and Brokens; Duffy and Flaherty. Bartlesville 3, SIcAlester 2. Bartlesville, I. T., May 25. McCUn tock won his own game in the tenth, driving in the winning run. . Score by Innings: R.H.E. McAlester 100000010 02 8 2 Bartlesville 100000001 13 6 3 Batteries Westmoreland and Jeffries; McClintock and Braddock. Umpire Finney. Abilene 4, Bethany College 1. Abilene, Kan., May 25. Abilene won from Bethany college of Lindsborg, 4 to 1. Score by Innings: R.H.E Abilene 0 0100120 4 5 4 Bethany 0 0100000 01 5 2 Batteries Giles and Sommers; Hoi- man and Carlson. Independence 5, Muskogee 0. Independence, Kan., May 25. The Champs scored their ninth consecutive victory yesterday, Brandon pitching a 2-hit game. Score by innings: R.H.E. Muskogee 0 000 0000 00 2 2 Independence 0 4000010 5 7 2 Batteries Shoofner and Ritchie; Bran don and Haas. Umpire Myers. ' Coffeyvllle 2, Tulsa O. Coffeyville, Kan., May 25. In a fast, close, exacting game lCoffeyville shut out Tulsa yesterday. - Score by Innings: R.H.E -oney vtlle 0 0 0 0 2000 03 5 Tulsa .1 ..004000000-4 3 .Batteries Womack and Snooks; cn-mme ana jermy. McPherson 3, Newton O. .Newton. Kan., May 25. McPherson defeated Newton here Friday by a score UI3IOU. .., Score by innings:' - R.H.E iewton ..0000000000 4 4 McPherson .......2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 2 batteries Hash, Connel and Wells; Burgess and Hoggart. Ottawa 1, Emporia Normal O. Ottawa, Kan., May 25. The Emporia ouiie iNormai was Oeieated on the Uni versity grounds here Friday afternoon by a score of 1 to 0, in one of the best games of the season. Jobs for Dowd and Fitz pa trick. South Bend. Ind.. Mav 25. Daniel Jjowa, formerly with the Brooklyn Na Your Tongue, is Coated! Watch for Symptoms! 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That's how they make the millions of little Suckers in the Intestines draw the Nutrition out of Food, and transform it ; Into Blood, Brawn, Brain and Bone, j - j One tablet taken whenever you suspect j you need It will Insure you against 90 per cent of all other ills likely to attack you. Cascarets don't purge, don't weaken, don't irritate, nor upset your stomach. 753 Ten Cents, at all Druggists. Be very careful to get the genuine, made only by the Sterling Remedy Company, and never gold in bulk. Every tablet stamped "CCC." TT STATE JOURNAL SATUKD AY EVENING, MAY 25, PAST EEK AS weditesdat. Humane society wins right to dis pose of condemned dogs. tlonal league team, arid" Matthew Fitz patrick of Chicago have been appoint ed umpires in the Central League of Baseball clubs. - BREWERS TO LET PAIR GO. Hemphill and Wilson to Be Traded to the Des Moines Team. Milwaukee, Wis., May 25. Outfield er Frank Hemphill and Pitcher Wilson of the Milwaukee team are to be trad ed or loaned to a minor league club for the balance of the season, probably the Des Moines team of the Western league. The Milwaukee club has asked for waivers on the two players, which means that they are to be shifted for the season at least. It is not expected there will be much trouble getting the waivers as all the clubs are pretty well filled up with players now, although Indianapolis may refuse to waive. The above would indicate that Phil Geier is to be the permanent center fielder for the brewers and that Man ager Doyle has another pitcher in view to take the place of Wilson, although the brewers will still have Goodwin, Curtis, Dougherty, Bateman and Schneiberg on the list, which would be sufficient for a pitching staff for the season. REBELLION IX WASHIXGTOX. Some Players Claim Cantillon Is Try ing to Ship Theni. Cleveland, O., May 25. Joe Cantillon's alleged favoritism and brusque manner have split the Washington team into two factions, -one called the Stahlwarts (after Jake Stahl), and the other the Invaders. The Invaders are loyal to the new managersjiaving been brought in by him. The split has become more serious since Cantillon asked waivers on Hick man, Schlafly, ,and Kltson. The Stahl warts say their leader is trying to weed out the old players and at the same time strengthen his two western clubs Minneapolis and Des Moines by send ing them there , , , It is said the-old players have decid ed to carry theirs fights to the national commission if Cantillon succeeds in getting waivers or the three .men men tioned. , ., A BIG MATCH POSSIBLE. . Major Delmar and Sweet Marie May Coino Together. Lexington, Ky., May 25. A match race between Major Delmar and Sweet Marie during the October meeting at the Kentucky Trotting Horse Breeders' association track is within the range of possibilities. William Bradley, the mil lionaire contractor of New York, who purchased Major Delmar at the Cleve land sales last week, is willing and anxious to match the great gelding against any horse in the world. H. W. Wilson, secretary of the Lexington track, who was present at the sale, got the consent of Mr. Bradley foria match with Sweet Marie. Should these two wonderful performers be brought to gether in a match race it would be for the largest side bet ever wagered, as the owners of both are game sports men and regard their individuals as world beaters. . A BOX'S NEW RECORD. George Rouse of the Spokane High School Makes 50 Fast Yards." New York, May 25. The new world's interscholastic record for 50 yards estab lished by George Rouse, of vthe Spokane (Wash.) high school on May 2, will like ly be allowed by the American Athletic Union. The Spokane boy ran the dis tance in five and two-fifths seconds twice. The first time no representative of the A. A. U. was present and the rec ord was not allowed. The Becond time it was witnessed by several representa tives of the national body, and C. C. Halzel. president of the Pacific North western Union, recommends that Rouse be credited with the new mark. ATTELL WAS TOO FAST. Easily Secured the Decision Over Solomon at Los Angeles. Los Angeles, May 25. Abe Attell, featherweight champion of the world, won in twenty rounds from Kid Solo mon last night with the greatest ease. Solomon's face was cut and pounded into a mass of bruises and he was cov ered with gore. Attell had not a mark on him. Solomon landed scarcely a blow throughout the fight. Attell landed all over Solomon and from every quarter. The champion was a master of every blow, his foot work was superb and hia defense At all times was absolutely perfect. WESTERN ASSOCIATION GOSSIP. WHERE THEY PLAY TOMORROW. Topeka at Webb City. Joplin at Hutchinson. Oklahoma City at Leavenworth. Wichita at Springfield. Dally Oklahoman: Catcher Part ridge, together with a. bit of "boot." has been traded to Springfield for Catcher Goes of that team, who is do ing clever backstop work and hitting at a .275 clip this season. Goes will be placed in right field and will be worked behind the bat should emer gency arise. Bill Rappa will be sta tioned regularly at second base; star key will be sold, and Wisser will .be held as utility mas. These changes will retain the present strenffth of the team and at the same time reduce the numbea of men . on the pay roll and thus lower oi,-ejx;aense. It la the in tentioa - of vfhe saahagement to carry five pitchers regularly and, as Bandy is subject to recall at any time upon ten days' notice.-llnes are now out for another - pitcher, a southpaw being preferred. - The Topeka team Is in hard straits at the. present time... Abbott. ia .home sick in bed. Henry is bothered with DEPiCTEp BY THE XST7BSDAY. The quietest . election on record was held in the First district a sore hand which greatly Interferes with hia catching, while Mclnnis is not with the team on account of a sore arm. Boles can not take a turn in the box for some time yet on account of his arm. This gives the Champs more than their share of the bad luck. How ever, thinga will be better by and by. There are still one hundred and twenty-one games to be played and the lo cals may yet cop the pennant. During the absence of Casey, who is sick at Hutchinson, Joe Woods, the former bloomer girl, is working out on second base and is playing a great game at this place. Springfield Leader: Complaint has been made to President D. M. Shively of the Western association, that Wichi ta and Oklahoma City are paying no attention to the salary limit and he is asked to force all teams to comply with the rules of the association. This com plaint, it is understood, voices the sen timent of all the managers except the two cities in question. The salary limit of the Western as sociation is J1.200 a month. Wichita and Oklahoma City are spending just about twice that much. Wichita is really an American association team, and would be in the first division in that organization. Oklahoma City is likewise strong enough for a class A league. The Western association teams are allowed twelve men. Wichita came in today with fifteen. The salary limit rule has never been strictly observed. " Springfield is car rying thirteen men and its salary ac count is about $1,300 a month. This applies throughout the league. Never theless, the managers say, that the rule must be enforced and if necessary ev ery team brought down to. the $1,200 basis In order to get rid of $2,400 teams. . If President Shfvely does not act the matter will be carried to Secretary Farrell of the National association of minor clubs and it is certain that radi cal action may be expected. : Manager Herman Crow left this morning to. rejoin the team at Webb. City.- Abbott who accompanied him home yesterday will remain in 'Topeka; until the team returns home, Which will be a week from yesterday. He is quite sick and it will be necessary for him to take good care of himself until he gets well again. Boles is playing a good game on first, although Abbott's absence is felt in the batting depart ment. Joplin News-Herald: Lawrence Milton, the pride of the fair sex, the idol of Webb City, the twirler with the arm that never plays out, the' man with the AdoIIo face, the player, in fact, who is almost "it" In this neck of the woods, may take the management or the Jiggers. Tanned by the suns of the tropics, Larry Milton came in this morning from Mississippi, where he has been doing stunts in the Southern league. Field Captain Dalrymple wishes it distinctly understood that he does not step down and out of the position of manager. "I have never been manager of the Jiggers," he asserted, "and I want you to publish that little piece of news in your paper. I have only been field catuain. . Milton, if signed, will play first base, probably.' He is also a twirler of some ability. Cy Y-iung, the Wichita pitcher, who is making such a good record this sea son, is from Oklahoma City, where ne spends the hibernating season. Young secured a tryout with St. Louis a year ago, but was found wanting and was turned over to Springfield. Wichita bought his release last season and is now winnig games with him. Young though can't hit. He hasn't got a hit this year. . .. Oklahoma City Times-Journal: Bandy shows promise of becoming one of the star twirlers of the association. McFarland has taken the Little Rock Kouthnaw Into his confidence and Is giving him some valuable instruction in the art or winning games. The following from a' Garden City pa per tells of. a recent performance of Ralph Clark, th-e Garden City southpaw who tried out with the White Sox this spring: Ralph Clark, the Garden City south paw. won his own game at Ellin- wood yesterday when he pitched for the Garfield ball team. The rivalry between Garfield and Ellinwood in baseball has been quite strong and both teams wer.3 reinforced by strong outside player3. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Clark went down to Ellinwood yesterday morning to see the game and they say It was intensely interesting. Eleven innings were played with but two scores made on each f-ide. In the twelfth Clark was the flrt man to the bat and he put out a three bagger. He scored on this and also brought in a man in the other inning. Ellinwood failed to score in the twelfth and the score stood 4 to 2. Powers, who pitched for Ellinwood struck out nine men and allowed six hits. Clark struck out twelve men and allowed only four' hits. loomed !, - fiET A BOX AT Stearns' Electric Bat - ana Koach Paste Dooms rata and micm to quick destruction. They nun out of thm noose to die and will narer bother J j " (T .1. juso ror eoclcreacaea, I 1 o. box t'-c i 16 o. box tU.aL TO ttatrra' Electric ristt Cc attala. H.Y.. U.S.A. (TasBfrCalata, Box : 1907. STATE JOURNAL CARTOONIST. FKIDAT Oakland school children spend day at Vinewood park. ; - Four men were given bases on balls by each pitcher. Clark will play with MacksviUe three days this week." Bob Kahl who got a tryout with tho Kansas City team this spring and was not considered quite fast enough was not transferred to Denver as was re ported but was released to the Evans ville team in the Central league. How ever, l.e was not released outright as the Kansas City team has reserved the right to repurchase him at any time be fore August 25., Luettke, an old Western Association player formerly with Leavenworth who was lately suspended by the Independ ence team, has been reinstated and is now playing with the team from that burg. ,' A telegram from Captain Spec Hurl burt, received at local baseball head quarters last night, conveyed the news that Cooley has wired to Spec saying that he will send a pitcher to the White Sox from Louisville and that he will join the Champs next Tuesday. Just who the pitcher will be is not known but it is quite likely to be either Bunton or Kenna who are now with the Col onels. Either pitcher ought, to be a great deal of help to the White Sox in their present condition. Boles played third yesterday in place of Runkel who was not in the lineup. Jones and Halla alternated in the box and on first. Pitcher Allison joined Herman Crow in Kansas City this morning and will reach the team in time to work tomor row. The official batting averages this week show a great many changes in the ranking of the players but on the whole the batting of the team remains about the same. Abbott still leads though he has taken a bad slump which is due particularly to his sickness. Landreth has taken a tumble since playing on the road. Ragan has just about held hia own while Davis has made a- gain of over thirty points. Olson has held hl3 own while Hurlburt, Henry and Runkel have fallen off slightly. Boles hasn't got started yet. Here are their aver ages: , -4 ... - Player , AtS. H. 24 23 25 21 8 7 0 3 5 5 4 Pet Abbott, lb. . Ragan, ss. . Davis, rf. ... Landreth, If. Olson,' 2b. ... Hurlburt, cf. Henry, c, . . Runkel . V Boles ........ .825 .311 .298 .277 74 84 76 72 87 76 68 '7 .208 .184 .10; .103 .000 .420 .227 .209 PITCHERS. Mclnnis" 7 Forrester 22 Jones 24 Halla 20 .200 691 176 .255 NO AGREEMENT YET ON TIME. Western Railroads Are Still In Dead Mock on Proposition. Chicago, May 25. Western railroads are in a deadlock with respect to their efforts to agree on longer schedules for passenger trains between cnicago ana the Pacific coast. Denver ana tne mis' souri river and between St. Louis and the same points. It develops that it is the mail contracts which are keeping them apart and that there is little like lihood of their reaching an agreement which will cover the time out and into St. Louis. ' It is possible, however, that there may be a lengthening of time out of and into Chicago, irrespective of the St. Louis situation. The trouble ap parently lies between the Santa Fe and the Rock Island roads, the ' former fearing a loss of transcontinental mail if any of the tentative arrangements proposed are placed in effect. The San ta Fe is not charging the Rock Island with a deliberate attempt to so arrange matters that they will secure -added contracts,- nor is - the ' Rock." Island charging the Santa Fe with deliberate attempt to prevent an agreement. The fact remains, however, that more than a year ago the Rock Island secured an important transcontinental mail con tract from the Santa Fe, and that rail road does not purpose to permit it to get any more mail away. Every one seems to fear. It is stated that there is a trap In every plan which the "other fellow" presents for inspec tion. . ' " Mr. Butler's Statement. - To the Editor of the State Journal: The report sent out from Hutchinson. regarding my action at that place, is mostly untrue. It is a personal business matter that should not concern the gen eral public. The Farmers' Union demands are just and equitable. I, am aa much Jn sym pathy with the work aa ever. The action taken by me was caused by an element who tried to elevate themselves by tear ing me down. They had ambition to lead and nothing stood in their way that they could remove by foul means,- hop ing to get to the front. Some months ago a few such . character assassins formed a conspiracy and resorted to con temptible methods in order to create suspicion against me. They used cun ningly implied language and cowardly lncinuations with a view of discredit ing and Injuring my reputation, hoping to gain mercenary and selfish advan tages to- themselves. I do not desire to in any way injure the Farmers' Union; It is a noble cause. I want to help the movement. The action taken was for the purpose of closing the mouths of my traducera and to get what is due me. (Signed), JAMES BUTLER. Ma dire Hag- she a good memory?'' - Majorie So-so. She's always -remembering things she's forgotten. Town Topics. 8ATT7B.DAT. The Edison company is still chaslnj the Topeka lighting contract. STATE LABOR MEETING. Calls for the August Convention In Topeka Have Been Sent Out. Wichita, May 25. At state headquar ters of the American Federation of Labor in thla city. National Oorganizcr Henry M. Walker, who is organizing the Kansaa State Federation of Labor, aaya the calla for the Topeka convention to be held In August, 1907, have been mail ed out to ail bonafide labor organiza tions in Kansaa during the past week. Mr. Walker was in attendance at tho state convention of the Farmers' Edu cational and Co-operative Union of America at Hutchinson this week and addressed the convention upon the sub ject: "How the Union Man on the Farm and the Union Man in the City Can Co operate to Mutual Advantage." He says he was accorded a most kindly reception and it is possible, that the Farmers' State union will have fraternal dele gates to the Topeka convention of the State Federation of Labor. He gave out the names of the follow ing prominent labor men in Kansas who have endorsed the movement to organize the Kansas State Federation of Labor: J. A. Cable, international secretary of Coopers' International union, Kansas City, Kansaa. Wm. J. Gilthorne, international secre tary of Boilermakers' and Iron Ship Builders of America, Kansas City, Kan. J. A. Franklin, international vice pres ident of Boilermakers' and Iron Ship Builders of America. Kansaa City, Kan. W. L. A. Johnson, commissioner of labor, Topeka, Kansas. W. D. Robinson, assistant commis sioner of labor, Topeka, Kansas. E. E. McFadden, member of Switch men's Union of North America, Tope ka, Kansas. E. B. Murphy, district organizer of the International Typographical Union ol North America, Topeka, Kansas. Alex. Howat, president of district 14, U. M. W. ot A., Pittsburg, Kansas. Robt. Gilmour, secretary-treasurer of district 14, U. M. W. of A., Pittsburg. Kansas. Frank Giiday. state secretary tit mine industries, Pittsburg, Kansaa. Geo. Winkler, district organiser of American Federation of Labor Pitts burg, Kansa. ' W. M. O'Bryan, district organiser of American Federation of Labor, West Mineral, Kansas. T. P. Menton, district organizer of American Federation of Labor, Coffey ville, Kansas. Wilson Larery, district organizer of American Federation of Labor, Parsons, Kansas. S. A. Hostetter, district organizer of American Federation of Labor, Neo desha, Kansas. J. P. Cowen, district organizer of American Federation of Labor.Emporla, Kansas. F. E. Scott, district organizer of American Federation of Labor, Fort Scott, Kansas. B. A. Webb, district organizer of American Federation of Labor.Atchison, Kansas. Chas. Rocker, district organizer of American Federation of Labor, Wichita, Kansas. C. O. Churchill, secretary Iola Central Labor Union, Iola, Kansas. Chas. F. M. Deweese, president of S. S. of L. & I., Leavenworth, Kansaa. And the following Central Labor or ganizations and mass meetings: Central Labor Union of Wichita, Kan sas. Trade and Labor Council of Leaven worth, Kansas. Central Labor Union of Coffeyville, Kansas. United Trades and Labor Council of Pittsburg, Kansas. Industrial Council of Topeka, Kansas. Trades and Labor Council of Atchlaon. Kansas. Central Labor Union of Parsons, Kan sas. Union Labor mass meeting of Iola, Kansas. Union' Labor mass meetinar of Em- puna, ivansas. Union Labor mass meeting of Cha- nute, Kansas. The location of . the convention ball the railroad rates, and the hotel rate and accommodations win be mailed to each delegate-elect about the first . nf August. Condition of County Treasury. R. II. Gaw. in hia report to the board of county commissioners on the condi tion of the county treasury on the date May 14, lavj. gives the results of hia examination as follows: Deposits in banks to the coun ty's credit $201,802.62 Cash on hand Cash items in the 655.47 805.00 348.86 100.S8 county treasurer's office . . . Checks, money orders; etc.. uncollected Checks outstanding Total funds on May 14. ..$213,010.97 THE OPINION OP THOUSANDS Of Cored People should be worth a great deal to every sufferer from Stom ach. Liver or Bowel disorder such being the case yon ought aot hes itate another minute In procuring m. bottle of " , HOSTETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS It cured them and it won't fall In your case. - For Sour Risings, . Heartburn Bloating, Headache, Poor Annette! ?ff,..!nd,Be8t,-,Femal ! " ""euauea. All Druggiata.