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Beautiful Etched Glass for Gold Work
Tokonobe Tea Pots Kochi Trays
Sanke Cups Imari Ware
China, Japan, India, Russia, Represented at Giles Store
One-Third Off on All Ware
E. D. Giles
& Co., Proprietors
Whom shall we rest the blame on and
.-hnm shall wa accuse.
Shall we suy the man wa Denton or
:ill w. ra v t'wa.s Musrhes?
The question may not Interest some and
ome it will amuse
To think that Nation (rets the blame
vrhr-n rallv it TEU HueheS.
Of course you've got a guess at It, but
vtrtii will 1 1 - 1 v lose
If you (tut'ss the man was Jackson and
he proves that It was Hughea.
. I don't know how it happens, but when I
court the Muse
And try to solve this problem, I can only
think ot .Musnes.
R. V. O.
The city council will try to worry
through the week without holding a
council meeting.
The vicinity of the three bridges in
North Topeka soems to be fast gaining
an mpopular reputation.
The Hutchlnson-Topeka ball games
are to be reproduced at the Novelty the
ater beginning Thursday.
The number of automobiles in To
peka Is gradually creeping up 117 Is
the latest license number to be issued.
Sunday may net have been the
longest day of the summer but it
seemed to many as about the hottest.
The thought may not have occurred
to you yesterday, but it was St. John's
Sunday whether you observed it or
Dr. Norman Plass of Washburn col
lege occupied the pulpit at Westmin
ster Presbyterian church yesterday
B. EL Pitts left for Lake Geneva,
Wisconsin. Saturday, where he vrtll
spend the remainder of the heated term
of the summer.
George Washington Jackson, Topeka's
colored band master, has succeeded in
organizing a colored band in Leaven
worth of 32 pieces.
- Paul Mulvane has moved his auto
mobile garage and repair shop to his
new building at the corner of Seventh
and Quincy streets.
C. G. Titus and family of El Paso,
Texas, are visiting his parents. Captain
and Mrs, C. H. Titus of Twenty-first
and Van Buren streets.
John K. Switzer has returned from a
trip to Garden City where he had bus
iness before Judge W. H. Thompson
of the district court last week.
Mr. George Walker, the well-known
negro minstrel of Williams & Walker,
with his wife, were tendered a recep
tion by their friends at Lawrence Sat
urday. The condition of Dr. J. C. McClin
tock, who has been sick for several
days, is reported as somewhat better
today, although he is still far from re
covery. The free dispensary of the Kansas
Medical college which has been located
at 204 Monroe street for several years,
has been moved to 209 Kansas avenue,
Lyman Keys and Fred Fuller were
two of the Santa Fe office young men
who took advantage of the "cheap
rates" to witness the Sunday ball game
at Wichita.
Watermelons . of the "nubbin" size
with a full-grown price tag attached
have made their appearance on the
market, a carload having been shipped
in from the south.
The best series of the season will open
here this afternoon with the Wichita
team and the White Sox fighting it out.
Tomorrow will be ladies' day and a
large crowd is looked for.
Topeka had a murder mystery
Wednesday, has another today and ac
cording to the police department tradi
tion another will follow shortly as mur
ders, like fires, run in series of three.
Memb?r9 of the First Swedish Luth
eran church, Fourth and Tyler streets,
have made arrangements for the in
stallation of a combination reed and
pipe organ the latter part of this week.
The Orients were defeated Sunday by
the Topeka Ramblers in a ball game
by a score of 11 to 4. The batteries
being. Hummer. and Alexander for the
Orients, and Moore and Miller for the
J. P. Ekblad, of the Swedish reve
nue sen-ice, is in the city visiting his
brother Charles E. Caulson, 235 Fill
more street. Mr. Ekblad was granted
a two years' leave of absence in order
to rest up and regain his health.
The matinee at the Novelty theatre
Tuesday afternoon will close the season
as far as souvenir afternoons are con
cerned and the little theatre which has
been such a popular resort for the past
two years will close for the season and
lor good Saturday evening.
Petitions are being circulated on the
East side for an extension of water
mains and the location of a fire sta
tion. It is stated, however, that the
property owners will have to be will
ing to construct a sewer first before
main extensions are made.
One man was real happy this morn
ing. He had three different dreams
last evening about the Wichita-To-peka
baseball score and each dream
increased the size of the score in
favor of Wichita. Then he awakened
and learned the real news. -
Colonel F. S. Savage, who is the over
seer of the advertising department of
the Santa Fe, and John Strlckrott,- the
official photographer of the line, are In
Garden City In quest of views for some
thing new in the advertising line which
the road will issue in a short time.
"I haven't noticed anythingin the pa
pers about the Sixth avenue viaduct of
late, remarked a resident of the east
fe'de, "but I suppose it has been because
there Is nothing new to print, but we
folks who live on that side of the city
are getting mighty tired, of the delay,
The Auburndale baseball team de
feated th? Taylor Perfection team yes
terday by a score or 12 to 6. The tea
ture of the game was Carson's work
at shcrtstop for Auburndale. Batteries
Fisher and Carr for the Perfection's
and Nelson and C. Miller for Auburn
Miss Ebba C. Olson of 301 Madison
street, an employe of the Warren M.
Crosby store, was run down by a horse
Saturday night driven by T. C. Roe and
seriously Injured. It was raining at the
time and she stepped out of the way of
one buggy and directly in front of the
horse driven by Mr. Roe.
The Midgets defeated the Topeka
Eagles at Athletic park by a score of
10 to 8 in an Interesting game Sunday
afternoon. Groom, the pitcher for the
Eagles, was knocked out of the box in
the second inning and Mclnnis of the
White Sox staff, finished the game.
The batteries Robinson and Snyder;
Groom, Mclnnis and Shaw.
The Hewitt foundry ball team defeat
ed the Oakland team Sunday afternoon
by a score of 11 to S, after a fiercely
fought game of 16 Inings. The score
stood 7 to 7 in the eighth Inning and In
the 13th Inning each side scored where
it remained until the 16th Inning when
the foundry team landed three scores
which their opponents could not over
come. Batteries Butler and Young
Cromwell, Curry and Woody.
The Santa Fe excursion to Wichita
yesterday was one of the most orderly
excursions which has been run out of
Topeka for a long time. About tOO fans
accompanied the excursion out of To
peka ana several nunarea more were
picked up Derore reaching Wichita. The
train returned to Topeka in the neigh
borhood of 2 this morning. If any
one has a faraway look in his eyes this
morning it is a sure sign that he was
in Wichita. . .
Rev. Dr. Paul Todd reached home
this morning from Canton, China.
Mr. Todd Is a son of J. H. Todd who
lives on Garfield avenue, in this city,
and has been in China for a number
of years. Report has It that he has
Keep Arbuckle' Ariosa 'Coffee' in "the
original package, and grind it at home as you
use it. Warming it slightly develops the flavor
and makes the grinding easy.
That delicious appetizing
aroma is too good to lose in a
grocery store.
Coffee loses its identity as coffee after it
is ground. ;
If you know and want a good coffee buy
Arbuckles' Ariosa
and grind it at home. The cheapest good
coffee m the world.
AR3DCKLB BROS, Nw Tork City.
returned for the purpose of getting
married. He will remain in America
for an extended vacation, and later
will return to his duties as missionary.
Mr. Todd is. well remembered by the
people on College hill.
A little black and tan terrier had a
meeting with an auto cycle at the cor
ner of Sixth avenue and Lincoln street
last night which furnished considerable
excitement. The cyciist was coming up
Sixth at the rate of about 30 miles an
hour and the terrier decided to meet
him. The machine ran over the dog,
the man lost his balance and cycle,
dog and man were mixed in an indis
tinguishable mass. Onlv the auto cycle
suffered from the collision.
Dr. S. S. Estey of the First Presby
terian church, who has been suffering
from ptomaine poisoning since last
Thursday evening, is again able to be
out. His pulpit was occupied vester
day morning by Rev. Ralph Ward,
pastor of the Westminster Preshv-
terian church. In the evening Mrs.
Menninger gave a review of the quar
ter's Sunday school lesson, supple
menting her talk with stereopticon
A surprise was in store for the peo
ple attending the evening service at
the Westminster Presbyterian church
last night. At the close of the service
two people who had been sitting at
the back, of the church arose and
came down the aisle toward the pul
pit. They were Mr. Frank Chailnnrt
and Mrs. Allle G. Moore. A a the
couple reached the pulpit, the audi
ence which was expecting nothing
more than a musical duet was aston
ished to hear Rev. Mr. Ward ask
them to clasp hands. Before any one
could realize what had happened the
ceremony- had been performed and
the benediction pronounced. Mr.
Ward said this morning that it was
arranged on Friday evening last that
the ceremony should be performed in
this manner on Sunday evening.
Secretary Wilson on Trail of
the Kansas Man.
Would Cripple His Fame
Agricultural Expert.
Must Examine Carefully AI
Coburn Sends Out.
Hope to Find Flaws to Discredit
His Critic.
Mistake Discovered in List of Signers
of the Declaration.
New York. June 24. Dr. Charles
Godfrey of the adjutant general's of
nee, -National guard of New Jersey a
rrenton, has discovered, it is stated.
that the records of the state and of the
nation, besides historians have mis
taken the name of a signer of the
Declaration of Independence, whose
pen marks are legible on the famous
document and whose portrait hangs in
me iiouse ai xrenton. The gov
ernment and state records and his
torlans have it that the siener In ones.
tion was John Dehart of New Jersev
where as the signer was actually John
John Dehart resigned from the Con
tlnental congress as a member from
rsew Jersey, June 1. 1776. whereas
John Hart was elected to the Conti
nental congress from New Jersey, June
22, 1776. Hart signed the Declaration
with others July 4, 17 76. Chauncey
rora, cnier or me aivision or manu
scripts at Washington, has written to
Dr. Godfrew declaring the federal rec
ords wrong on this point and thanking
Dr. Godfrey for having given Hart's
memory' the honor rightly due it as a
signer of the Declaration of Inde
A Stray; Balloon Causes the Death of
live Persons.
Budapest, June 24. While endear
oring with the assistance of several
farm hands to remove a balloon from
the roof of his home in the vicinity
or Debruczin, where it had fallen dur
ing the night, the owner of the h
and four other persons were killed and
half a dozen Injured by the explosion
of the gas in the bag. There was no
basket attached to the baa- and a
searcn was instituted to find it. Final
ly it was found some fifteen miles
away ana in it were three persons, all
dead. Evidently the basket had be
come detached from the enveloDa and
iauen a considerable distance.
Destroyed Ralph Faxon's Home and
Senator Long's Barn.
Hutchinson, Kan., June- 24. A tor
nado at Medicine Lodge, two counties
south of here, early today destroyed
the barn of United States Senator C. I.
Long, the home of Ralph Faxon, the
senator's secretary, - and the Gypsum
mill. As far as known no one was
To BuUd the Biggest Ship.
Kiel. June 24. The Hamburg
American line, through its managing
director, Herr Ballin, last week gave
an order to the Harian-Wolff firm of
Belfast for a 50.000 ton steamer. The
ship will be the largest vessel afloat,
surpassing even the big Cunard liners,
Lusitania and Mauritania.
F. D. Coburn, secretary of the Kansas
board of agriculture, must be unusu
ally careful with his crop statistics and
his advice to the Kansas farmers in the
future, says Charles Cessions, in the
Kansas City Journal. Secretary James
Wilson, of the federal agricultural de
partment, is on his trail, hoping to pick
up something on Coburn that will crip
pie his fame as an authority on agricul
'"Watch everything Coburn does; read
everything Coburn puts out, and report
any mistakes or misstatements to me,'
is the order which Wilson has given to
his army of experts. And the experts
are watching and reading Coburn's stun
very carefully. So far, they have found
no mistakes or misstatements to report
to their chief.
Secretary Wilson is nettled over
couple of jabs which Mr. Coburn made
at him.
Two years ago Secretary Wilson put
Kansas in the class of "aria" states.
Coburn wouldn't stand for that, and
he Issued a pamphlet showing that
Kansas produced more stuff than
Iowa, the home of Mr. Wilson; that
in the production of wheat and corn
combined Kansas led all states of the
union; that Kansas farmers had more
money on deposit, per capita, than the
farmers of any other agricultural
state, and a lot of information of that
kind, which thoroughly discredited the
Wilson statement that Kansas was an
"arid" state.
Then, to rub salt Into the wounds,
it just happened that Secretary Wilson
had some speaking engagements in
Western Kansas, and had to use boats
to tret to the places on account of the
heavy rains. Coburn gave the Western
newspapers the tip, and they printed
cartoons of Wilson doing "arid Kan
sas In a boat.
When the green bug was devastat
ing the Kansas wheat fields recently,
out of the goodness of his heart Sec
retary Wilson decided to give the
Kansas farmers some advice as to how
to heat that bug in the future. He
wrote a letter to Secretary Coburn and
asked that it be, printed in the Kan
sas naners. In it Mr. Wilson advised
Kansas farmers to plant turkey red
wheat. He paid that in 1S97 he made
norne experiments and found that tur
kev red spread out and withstood the
ravages of bugs better than any other
kind. It was great on tne stool, etc.
Coburn printed the Wilson letter an
right. Then he, gave out a statement
himself, showingthat for the past
twenty years , Kansas had practically
nroduced no other kind of wheat.
Millers and wheat growers over the
country began to poke fun at Wilson
for makinsr experiments in is wun
turkey r?d wheat, which Kansas had
grown successfully, and almost ex
clusively, for a decade before. For the
federal agricultural department to be
held up S3 ten years behind the times
grated on Mr. Wilson s nerves, in
fact, it was the straw that broke the
camel's back. He couldn't endure the
grilling of Coburn any longer without
trying to get even. so ne gave ti
order to his experts.
"I have read Coburn's last biennial
report of a thousand pages or more
from cover to cover," said one of Mr.
Wilson's experts, "and I could not find
a thing that we. could attack. It
should be used as a text book in every
agricultural college in the world. But
I dare not say so to my boss."
Secretary .Wilson recently added to
his reputation as an agricultural and
cattle sharp by stating that there
5-hould be no objection on the part of
the public to paying the present high
prices for meat, "as It Is all owing to
the good times and high wages paid
Some people contend that Secretary
Wilson is not a humorist.
Burghirs Also Carried Off 350 Pounds
of Silver Plate,
New York, June 24. Tuxedo park is
much agitated over a daring robbery
which has occurred within its exclusive
cenflnes. Burglars entered the resi
dence of W. B. Dinsmore, Jr., early
Sunday mcrning and stole silver plate
valued at $6,000 and two violins valued
at $5,000. The stiver taken weighed
about 350 pounds.
Investigation shown that the thieves
carried their loot through the woods to
the lake and ferried It across in one
of Mr. Dinsmore's boats. From there
it is supposed the burglars took a
wagon and went to Middletown.
Mr. Dinsmore entertained a large
party of guests at dinner Saturday
night and as it was late when the fes
tivities concluded, the family plate was
not restored to the strong box imme
diately.. In some way the thieves be
came possessed of this Information and
their raid followed. Many or the rest
dents epent Sunday chasing around the
country in their automobiles on a
burglar hunt, but their efforts were
owned a large farm in Salt creek val
ley. He was trustee of Kickapoo town
ship and was superintendent of the
county poor farm many years. ..
Passenger Train Runs, Into a Freight
Killing Five Persons.
Rochester, N. T., June 24. Five
persons were killed and a score or
more less seriously injured late last
night on the Auburn branch of the
New York Central railway, one mile
east of Plttsford, when a passenger
train crashed into a freight train. The
collision took place on a sharp curve
at a point known as Mitchell's farm.
The smoking car was telescoped and
three of the fifteen passengers were in
stantly killed. The other dead victims
were a eon of Engineer- Lyons of the
freight train, who was in the cab with
his father and who died this morning,
and a brakeman. Engineer Lyons,
who was brought to Rochester with
the dead and injured on a special train,
Is not expected to live. There are 12
injured in Rochester hospitals, all of
whom, with the exception of Lyons,
are expected to recover.
The passenger train had been on
only a short time, running on Satur
days and Sundays. It is said the con
ductor of the freight train forgot that
the passenger train was running.
The Dead:
EMMETT LYONS. 14 years old, son
of James Lyons, engineer of freight
MILES S. CUTTING, station agent
at Railroad Mills.
B. F. VROOHM. freight brakeman.
J. Mc ARTHUR, bridge foreman.
He WU1 Return to Paris to Spend
Another Year.
New York, June 24. Charles Dana
Gibson, the artist, and his family are
back home from Paris where they have
been since December, 1905. They will
spend the summer in this country chief
ly at Mr. Gibson's place at Dark Har
bor, Maine. Mr. Gibson has been study
ing in oils in Paris.
Speaking of his work, he said that
he' had been "just working away and
destroying things." He is not studying
under any particular master, but has
his own house in Paris and paints
there instead of one of the regular
ateliers. He expects to spend at least
another year there, possibly more. He
said that his lines of work had been
much the same as when he left this
country only they had been in a dif
ferent .medium. He had been painting
laces and figuies and striving for
technique. He has not given up black
and white, however, he explained, and
orobably would not for some time.
Other than a determination to return
to Paris for another year, his plans
were unformed. The foreign artists in
Paris have treated him with much
kindness, he said, and he had learned
They Are Being Worked Into a Sum
mer Hotel for Girls.
New York, June 24. Discarded street
cars given by the New York City Rail
way company are being used to con
struct a summer hotel for working
girls within ten miles of New York
city. About 20 of these have been trans
ported to the chosen spot and volunteer
workmen from the ranks of East Side
settlement workers are putting them in
shape for occupancy.
Undertaken by two or three young
women who have for years been identi
fied with settlement work, the new plan
is well under way and within two
weeks it is expected there will be a
fair sized colony of car dwellers. Only
20 will be used this season. They will
be divided into" suites of two cars each
to an apartment, one for sleeping and
one for use as a sitting room. There
will be one devoted to kitchen uses for
the entire colony. It is expected that
the undertaking will be become self
sustaining. Girls will pay whatever
they can afford, $1. or $3 a week, and
each girl will be permitted to occupy
one of the little suites for two weeks.
Texas Quarantines Against Sufferers
From Consumption.
Chicago, June 24. A dispatch to the
Record-Herald from Austin, Texas,
says :
All persons suffering from tuber
culosis in an advanced state are to be
debarred from entering Texas.
Dr. W. H. Brumby, state health offi
cer, said last mgnt tnat wnnin a rew
days he would issue' a proclamation
establishing a rigid quarantine against
all persons afflicted with the disease in
an acute degree, in doing tnis he
Dlaces tuberculosis In the same cate
gory with yellow fever and smallpox.
Ur. -tsrumDy nas just reiurnea irom
trio of investigation to points in
southwest Texas, where he says he
found' many health seekers who had
ust enterede the state suffering from
Death of Xicholas Zimmerman.
Leavenworth, Kan., June 24. Nicho
las' Zimmerman, 76 years old, a Leaven
worth county pioneer, died of pneu
monia Sunday afternoon. He was i
native of Germany. Mr. Zimmerman
L Balling
Powder jf
tl.000 OOVill be riven for
1 P any ubatance injurious to 131 -llealth
ud is "
Crops Destroyed and Houses Blown
Away In Barton Clunty.
St, John, Kan., June 24. The crops
over an era of eight square miles were
almost destroyed and 10 or 12 farm
houses were damaged by a heavy wind
storm near here Saturday night. A
farmer named Burnett and two chil
dren were injured. Large trees were
torn up by the roots and broken oft.
Some live stock was killed and two
school houses were damaged. The
storm started at about 6:20 o'clock
about six miles north of here. Lewis,
Kan., reports a windstorm yesterday.
Chrysanthemum for Fallieres.
Paris, June 24. President Fallieres
was notified by telegraph that the em
peror of Japan has conferred on him
the order of the Chrysanthemum In
celebration of the signing of ' the
Franco-Japanese agreement, regard
ing the far east. Another Japanese or
der has been conferred on Foreign
Minister Plnchot.
Tornado Strikes a Park. '
Kalamazoo. Mich.. June 24. A tor
nado struck Recreation park here
early today and wrecked a row of
horse stalls, killing three valuable race
horses. William Wiedmayer, aged 39,
was. killed by coming in contact with
a live wire.
and Dremera
Crosby iB
Another '
Made Ru
10c Wkite Goods 6c
A simple statement which should set stocks flying; in
the morning.It'a short mill lenth9 of lace stripe and elf
figured White Goods suitable for waists and children's
dresses. The figured pattern comes in. lengths from 1 to
4 yards, the lace stripe pattern in lengths from 10 to 18
yards. We'll cut any amount you wish. From the bolt
it's worth 10c a yard, so you see this is a very un-
usual bargain ai per yard OO
On Sale Tuesday Only
15c WTiite Goods, 9c
With a Crinkled Seersucker Stripe in It.
A pleased smile will spread over the face
of many of our older customers when they
see the old familiar word "Seersucker" again.
This too is in mill lengths of from 10 to 18 yds. Quite a
variety of self plaid designs with varying widths of "Seer
sucker" stripes. Any amount of this 15c White Q
Goods, per yard J C
On Sale Tuesday Only
20c Union Linen, 15c
When you buy Union Linen; which is linen one way
and cotton the other; you're getting a fabric which has
the appearance of pure linen, launders as well as pure
linen and wears almost as well, at a cotton price. And
for one day, Tuesday, we've cut that price. It comes in a
gray, a brown, and two shades of blue. 20o
Union Linen, Tuesday, per yard... IOC
35c Pure Linen, 25c
Natural color, strong, sturdy goods ; every thread of it
pure linen. One piece is plain, one has a white hair stripe
and another has a blue hair stripe. Particularly suitable
for boys' suits. It always looks neat, will not show the
dirt, is easy to launder, and wears like iron. 30 inches
wide. Worth 35o per yard; for one day, Tues
day, it will be
Silk Remnants
You will find them on a table in the silk dept. Every remnant of
silk we have will be on sale at one of the following prices. We start
ed the sale with about 500 of them this morning, representing the
accumulation of short ends from our busiest season's selling.
Remnants of 75c and $1.00
silks, in lengths from one to
five yards. All kinds of plain
and fancy silks. Suitable for
linings, trimmings and waists.
' Remnants of $1, $1.25 and $1.50
silks, in lengths from one to ten
yards. A large part of them are
this season's newest and most fash
ionable silks. For skirts, petti
coats, -waists, etc.
Sample Skirts $5, $7 and $8
These are the models we have used in taking orders for our Made-to-Measure
Skirts. The sale closed Saturday night so, of course, we
have no further use for them. There is one of each style. Carefully
tailored in every detail from summer weight fabrics. The styles are
the very latest.. They are mostly 24 waist and 41 length, but they
can be altered just the same as any other skirt.
m 1 TT T ' 1 PI -
lwelre Wool Dkirts, wor
$7.50 to $10.50 .
Two Silk Skirts, worth $10 and $12
These Skirts Are on Sale in the Dress Goods Department
stw max
Forty Dozen Pair
,'AV. f.C 5rrtT U TV m U
WWWW'itgJ' VMr io, anu m-y were jusc received mis
'.es8S$r morning. (Simply another instance of
how scarce Long siik Uloves are.)
U I I IVfJS. These gloves are of the very best qual
ity of silk, full length, double tipped
fingers, etc., in BLACK and WHITE
and GRAY only. All sizes, to start
Now, please, don't wait till the latter part of the week
and then expect to find your size, for Hie chances are nine
out of ten it won't be here. The Fourth of July Is a week
from Thursday and there are only forty dozen pairs In
tills lot. If you don't want long Silk Gloves, all right. But
If you DO, come Tuesday. (And try and make It Tuesday
morning to be real sure of getting your size.) Don't wait
till Wednesday or Thursday.
These gloves are really worth more than we're asking for them.
We bought them last year at the prices which obtained at that
time. As we buy, so we sell. When we save money we pass the
savings right along to our "customers. That's why we are going to
sell this lot of the very best qualities of Long Silk Gloves at the
following prices:
16 Button Black $1.50
16 Button Black $1.75
16 Button White $1.75
16 Button Black $2.00
16 Button Gray $2.00
Order at once. The gloves will be sent; or if we are out of
the size you order your money will be refunded by return mail.
It's important that you order right away.
To Insur Yourselves Best Results Consign To
Clay, Robinson & Go.,
lira StsE Cemmissfen ISsrssts, ttos Yards, Kansas City.
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