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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL WEDNESDAYEVEHIKG', JUNE 26, 1907.
1 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 Topeka Spice Mils E. D. Giles & Co., Proprietors TO &1AKETR0UBLE State Temperance Union Objects to the 2 Per Cent Sales. V Say the Ordinance Passed by Pittsburg Is Illegal. SUPREME COURTTOACT Attorney Marshall Declares It Means Ouster Proceedings. Mayor Kyan Has Closed Such Places at Girard. Pittsburg. June 26. John Marshall one of the attorneys for the State Tem perance union, who was at Pittsburg at the Temperance Union headquarters, was emphatic In saying that the city of Pittsburg had made a mistake in pass ing the ordinance levying an occupa tion tax upon "two per cent" places, on the supposition that such sales came within the requirement of the prohibit ory law. Mr. Marshall said: "The supreme court has decided that the per cent of alcohol In liquor does not determine whether it is intoxicating. That court held that the intoxicating character of the liquor is to be determined by a jury, from the effect it has, and the purpose for which it is used, under instructions from the court. "Th two per cent ordinance passed by the council will get the city Into trouble with the supreme court. Leg islation for an occupation tax upon two per cent places breaks down the ouster suits against the city." Mr. Marshall went on to state that he believed the passing of this ordi nance would bring Attorney General Jackson here to push the ouster pro ceedings more vigorously than had as yet been done. He declared it to be his belief that the city council had made a grave mistake in passing the ordinance. Girard Cuts Out 1 Per Cent. Girard. Kan.. June 26. Mayor W. H. Ryan, of this city has served notice on all the places selling two per cent goods, giving them until noon to close their places and quit business. They all com plied with the edict of the mayor. Horse Thief at 73 Years. Leavenworth. June 26. Three pris oners from Butler county were deliv ered to the state penitentiary at Lansing last night. One of the con victs. William Rennie. is 73 years old. He was convicted of the theft of a horse and buggy and received an in determinate sentence of from one to seven years. Rennie is an unmarried man and lived the life, of a hermit in the country near Augusta, Kan. teacher for four years. Having re signed school work entirely, they are now permanently located here. Mr. Peck is a brother of Mrs. J. W. Berry of this place. GETS ANOTHER MAX'S MAIL. Salina Mr. Day Cashes Express Order of Another Mr. Day. Salina, Kan., June 26. The Union says: George Day of North Fourth street was arrested yesterday by the police on a serious charge pending the arrival of a United States marshal. It seems that there is a traveling man of the same name. George Day, who makes Salina his headquarters. For the past few weeks he has been miss ing his mail and on investigation, it was discovered that the Salina George Day has been taking the traveling man's mail out of the postoJTice. Last Tuesday a letter came to the traveling man Day with an order on the express office for $50, and this letter and order was taken out of the office by our Sa lina George Day. He -got the order and went to the Maine pool hall where Maine cashed it, giving Day $10 in one payment and $40 in another. He was arrested last night and on searching the house several letters be longing to the travelins man were found. After he was arrested and put in the sweat box he confessed to hav ing cashed the order. The United States marshal has been notified and will be here soon to get Day. A I'ltEAK TURKEY GOBBLER. Kine Collection of Indian Work. Jewell City. June 26. Mrs. Camp cell Peck of this city has what is doubtless one of the finest private col lections in the state of Indian goods, specimens of the Indian's ability in art and education. The collection is valued at $500. Mr. and Mrs. Peck were associated with the school work of the Indians at Pipestone. Minn., Mr. Beck being superintendent of the schools on the reservation for ten years and his wife a department Is Setting on a Xest of K'res and Caring for a loiing iiick. . i ! rr T..nA oS r t V a fnr m of Mrs. Daily. 'near here, -is a freak lurKey eodokt. Just now this "obbler is engaged in the somewhat undignified occupation of setting on a nest of turkey eggs. Whether or not the gobbler imagines he laid the eggs is not known, but he is doing the remainder of the work and doing a good job on the same. For one week he has been setting on the eggs keeping them as warm as a hen might do. He sticks to his post and the chances are that in a couple of weeks he will be strutting about with as fine a brood of little turkeys as anv turkey hen might want. ' . r Tte,n,r nlafn a A lew aaya hk" ' - young chick under the gobbler. Think ing he had hatched It out, the gobbler tends it as nicely as any hen. He leaves his nest for a few minutes to get the young chick food and then re turns to his post of duty. A GREAT SPELTER DISTRICT. Southeast Kansas Produces More Thr.n Any Other Section. Pittsburg. June 26. Southeastern Kansas produces more spelter than any other section in the United States. The output of the smelters of Pitts burg and elsewhere in this district for the past year reached 129.741 tons, an increase over the previous year of 15, 000 tons. Several new plants were in course of construction in 1906, but the only one to go into operation was the works of the Mineral Point Zinc company at DePue, III. Among the others, the works of the Lanyon-Starr Smelting company at Bartlesville. I. T.. and the new works of the Caney Zinc com pany at Deering, Kan., went into operation early in 1907. The works of the Hegler Bros., at Danville, III., which Irave beon under construction for a long time, are also to go into operation this year. Is Blinded lr Lye. Pittsburg. Kan., June 26. John Bellinger met with a serious accident which will make him blind in one eye. He was at his home at tha time and IMJljr sJRE'S TOMC ery one should take a tonic in the Spring ; their systems require it. The blood has become thick and sluggish with the accumulations left in the system from the inactive, indoor life and from the heavy, rich foods of the V inter season. The blood, being in this unnatural and disordered condition, is unable to furnish the body with the increased amount of nourishment necessary for the more energetic life of Spring and Summer, and the system suffers from debility, weakness, nervousness, indigestion, loss of appetite, and many other unpleasant symptoms of a disordered blood circulation. Vhen the system is in this run-down and disordered condition it is not safe to take unknown concoctions, sarsaparillas, compounds, etc., because they usually contain potash or some other equally strong and harmful mineral ingredient, which acts unfavorably and often dangerously on the depleted, weakened system at a time when it needs gentle and natural stimulation to throw off the impurities and recuperate its lost energy. S. 3. S. is appropri ately called Nature's tonic. It is made entirely of roots, herbs and barks from the great storehouse of forest and field, selected for their purifying and health-restoring qualities, and as it does not contain the slightest trace of mineral in any form it is perfectly safe for young or old. S. S. S. acts directly on the blood, ridding it of all impurities and poisons, and restoring the lost properties of rich, nutritive strength so that it is able to supply the system with the healthful, invigorating energy needed to pass the trying season of the year. Its action is the most pleasant, prompt and satisfactory ot all tonics, and those who feel the need of such a medicine will do well to m!SCe the USe of S" S' S' at once- S- S' S- stores lost energy, relieves the tired, worn-out feeling, helps the appetite, aids digestion, and adds tone ana vigor to the system. THE SWIFT SPIXIFIC CO., ATLAUTA, GA. was looking upon a high shelf for something, and while thus engaged he accidentally upset a half can of con centrated lye, part of the contents of which was spilled in one of his eyes. The lye at once, began to eat into the eyeball, giving him great pain. A HIGHWAY FOR AUTOS. A Traveling Advocate for Good Roads Pesses Through Kansas. Salina. Kan.. June 26. Charles W. Thatcher, a traveling correspondent of tne Hearst newspapers and a traveling advocate of good roads, passed through Kansas, a short distance north of Sa lina, the past week. He is looking for a national automobile highway from Kansas City to Denver. He travels in a typical desert outfit and. was dressed in mountain style. The sides of this queer little wagon are covered with advertisements of the Hearst papers. He drives a pair of Spanish mules and has a lfttle mountain burro with saddle on. tied beside him. Out of his wagon stuck guns of different patterns and various camping utensils were at tached. He started from Denver and went into Kansas north of the Union Pa cific. After getting to Mingo the road goes 95 miles straight west to Plain ville keeping on the fiats, the road be ing as level as a floor. Fourteen miles west of PlainvtUe Thatcher struck th? old government trail, the marks of where wagons traveled six and eight abreast. for protection against Indians, Etill being visible in places. East of Plainville. Thatcher went straight eight miles, then over to Na toma. From Natoma h went to Lin coln and then straizht east The route wll be 80 miles shorter than any railroad. Autos can make the trip in two days when the roads have been put in good shape. Thatcher predicts that in two years this -will be the national highway for automobiles. L. W. White, an enthusiastic auto mobile man of Graham county, offers to give $50 and keep three miles of the road In repair. Two Finders Torn Off. Wichita. Kan., June 26. By pound- tni, a f.artrfHirP hp found. RuSSell Wheeler was dangerously injured and permanently crippiea oa.iurua.jr noon. The cartridge exploded and two .V... V. . . . . ' mira n'Urp hlnwtl Off. Ul II1C UVJ 3 Hiiftio - - ' Other fingers were severely torn and lacerated by the explosion. Both the powder and the charge of lead in the cartridge came In contact with the boy's hands. Missouri Wagons Peddle Beer. A beer wagon from across the river was driven up the streets this morn ing. Beer cases, five or six deep, were piled upon it. There ought to be some way of getting revenue out of this business- The beer wagons making lawful deliveries, use the paved streets. Atchison Globe. , Iola Would Raise Poll Tax. I Iola, June 26. Delinquents in poll tax may be wise if they pay up at once, for members of the city council are thinking of changing the poll tax rate from $1.50 to $2. Of the $2,000 usually derived from poll tax almost $890 has been collected in the past month. ' A New Bank for Girard. Girard, Kan., June 26. Details have just been completed here for the organization of a new State bank for Girard, to be known as the Crawford County State bank, and application has been made for a charter. The capital stock Is $25,000. STEAL GERQW'S MEN. State Free Employment Agent Is a Victim of Pirates. - T. B. Gerow, state free employment agent, is having troubles of his own today. He is trying to send men to the wheat fields, and the private em ployment agents are stealing his men away, and sending them to places in the Wheat fields where they are not needed. "These agents." said Mr. Gerow, "charge the farm hands $3 apiece to send them out. and then they have the audacity to come up to me and try to find out where to send them. Fall ing this, they are loading up some towns with men, while other towns are suffering. Some of these private agents catch the men at the union de pot in Kansas City, and some of them are working right here in. Topeka." Today Mr. Gerow sent a bunch of men to McPherson. It is necessary to get a party of 15 men at one time In or der to secure the cent-a-mile rate, and the Missouri Pacific railway refuses to give anv rate at all. A Mrs. Whitley, of Huntersville, N. C. has written to Mr. Gerow for Infor mation about th whereabouts of her son, Robert N. Whitely.- She says the boy came to the Kansas harvest, and she hasn't heard from him since. RAILROAD NEWS, All Missouri Lines "Order -Kw Tariffs Complied. Two Cent Basis to Be Applied to All Traffic. RATE SHEETS NEEDED State Court Suits Dismissed Pending Federal Court Action. Other Items of .Interest Railway People. to St. Louis, June 26. The general pas senger agents of the Missouri lines yes terday, In accordance with the senti ment of the conference Friday in Chi cago of the executive officers, directed the compilation of state , and Interstate passenger tariffs upon the basis of the 2-cent rate put In effect as a result of the action of United States Judge Mc Pherson at Kansas City, -when the rail roads sought to enjoin the enforcement of the 2-cent rate law. . The action followed a conference at the offices of Chairman Hannegan of the Southwestern Passenger Bureau in the Missouri Trust building, at which the application of the reduced rate to both state and interstate traffic was dis cussed at considerable length. The new tariffs will be put in effect as rapidly as they can be compiled, the thirty days' notice requirement of the federal law being waived by the inter state commerce . commission on the grounds that the present situation con stitutes an emergency. It was also the opinion of the general passenger agents, unanimously develop ed at yesterday's meeting, that the 2 cent rate should be regarded as tha minimum as well as the maximum rate in effect hereafter. In this the general passenger agents believe themselves In consonance with the views of the state officials and the legislators enacting the new law. This does not affect the sur burban or commutors' fares which will not be disturbed. A leading passenger official, discuss ing the situation developed as a result of the new law, said that the compila tion of the new tariffs on the basis of the 2-cent rate was necessary in order that a fair test of the 2-cent law might be made under the order of Judge Mc Pherson. He pointed out that with an adjoining state permitting a '3-cent rate, it. was only natural that - a traveler, whose route lay through Missouri should buy a ticket at his starting point only to the Missouri line and there purchase another ticket at the Missouri rate to his destination, if It be in Missouri.-or to the state line again if his route be entirely across the, state, where he would again buy to his destination. Under such a situation as this, it was pointed out that that portion pf the route through Missouri would, by reason of the method of purchase, count as Missouri business and: go to swell the total, which would be used as a test of the effect of the 2-cent, law on Missouri business. .' ', .. As a matter of faotiff was pointed but It would, under such circumstances, be Impossible to . determine the exact amount of business really belonging' to Missouri. Hence, it was the opinion of all officials the only way to- ascertain the exact amount of Missouri business was to establish entirely new, rate sheets, in which the Missouri figure should be used as a basis for calcu lating both state and interstate traffic rates. Instead of employing the 3-cent rate for interstate traffic and the 2-cent rate for state business. Attorney General Hadley yesterday dismissed the suits against Missouri railroads filed in the circuit court of St. Louis to make the new maximum freight law effective by enjoining the roads from charging the old rates for handling freight. This action was ta ken to await the action of the federal court where suits brought by the rail roads to enjoin the state officials from enforcing the maximum freight la passed over two years ago are pend ing. Judge Reynolds yesterday dissolve, the temporary injunction Issued against the roads to make effective the new 2 cent passenger law. This was done be cause the roads are obeying the new law and will continue to do so for three months under an agreement formulated by the roads, the attorney general and Judge Smith McPherson of the United States District court at Kansas City, who will pass upon the constitutionality of tha new law. JOBBERS FIGHTING RATES. Federal Court Is With Them In Pre liminary Move. Sioux Falls, S. D.. June 26. Judge Garland, of the United States court, overruled a demurrer of the St. Paul Railroad company in connection with the freight rate war between Sioux City, Iowa, and Sioux Falls. The suit was instituted by Sioux Falls jobbers to prevent the railroad from putting into effect the old freight tariff between Chicago and Milwaukee and Sioux City and Sioux Falls, which would raise the present rate to Sioux Falls to an av erage of 104 per cent of the rate from Chicago and Milwaukee to Sioux City. The demurrer urged that the matter could only be determined by the inter state commerce commission. The rail road company must now show on July 6 why it should not be restrained from putting the old rate Into effect. UNCLE JIM HILL ACTIVE. Will Extend His System to California Water Line. San Francisco. June 2S. That James J. Hill has not abandoned his plans for extending his gigantic railway system to the California water line is again being evidenced In the movements of several parties of surveyors which are now- operating in northern California and western Nevada. Within the past few weeks' representatives of the Hill lines have been In this city and Los Angeles in connection with the latest developments in Hill's California termi- Children Thrive "Had aultp an argument t'dav. m' dear. I wlzh college professhor." said Luschman. arriving HI nuilitr. J v. , w oibii ui upr icing to shay 'I have drank' or T have drenfc?" ' . "Th proner thing for you to say," re plied Ms wife, "is "I am drunk." " "Are you? Well, to tell truth, m' dear, abo'm I!" Philadclohia Press. On P0STVM FOOD COFFEE 'There's a Reason' nal -project. The latter is' a survey for a iine from a. point on Humboldt bay to Gazelle, a distance of .150 miles, and rrom the latter point it is contempla ted to" build a line eastward to Winne mucca. New The sur vey of the - route between Gazelle and Wlnnemucca has been partially made. - ' ' ! MEXICO BUSINESS BOOMS. Increase - in . All Kinds or Railroad Traffic From This Country. Much attention is being devoted to the great increase in traffic to Mexico from the United States. Two causes are assigned for it. The first of these Is the marked activity In mining oper ations in the southern republic. New mines continually are being opened and old ones are having improved facilities intioduced for their better development. As the United States is now the great manufacturer of mining machinery for the world, the Mexicans are coming here for supplies. Also many of the Mexican mines are In the hands or un der the direction of Americans, who nat- urally come here for the machinery. Train load after train load of mining machinery is now crossing the border. The bulk of these shipments are con signed to points in northern Mexico, as it Is there development is being pushed to the greatest extent. The snipments are going through the Laiedo, Diaz or Juarez gateways, and the Mexico Cen tral, the Mexico National and the In ternational roads are getting the full benefit of the increase in the traffic. The second reason is the large volume of - general merchandise. American goods appear to be in demand in all parts of Mexico, and as times there appear to be as prosperous as they are here, the demand has increased great ly. The increase in general merchan dise traffic has been so great that the Mexican roads are finding it difficult to handle all the traffic expeditiously, and congestions have occurred which, in some cases, have proved as difficult of relief as any that have taken place in this country. At one time recently the Southern Pa cific found it necessary to place an em bargo on shipments - destined to Mexi co, because of the impossibility of get ting the Mexican roads to take deliver ies, but that- embargo has now been lifted, and freight which accumulated is being rushed to destination. Express companies in the United States also report a great increase in package freight to Mexico. To meet this increase the Wells-Fargo company has found it necessary to establish a through car service to Corpus Christi. In addition to machinery and general merchandise, there has been a great in crease in shipments of garden truck from points in Texas. CONTINUE CONFERENCE. c T7 .V: V The Pastry Confection Fairy-like in form, flavor and fashion in Approved by Vanity Fair. Correct for the most select luncheon, function or afternoon tea. A delightful nibble combinine qualities of delicate pastry and rich confections. Packed, to preserve its perfect purity and flavor, in tin packages. Sold by all the best grocers and confectioners at 25 cents the package OOSE'WlLBS I KANSAS CITY, If. S. A. Western Executives Find Difficulties In Two Cent Rates. Chicago, June 26. Presidents of western roads continued yesterday the conference begun last Friday In re gard to the methods to be adopted in putting Into effect, at least tempor arily, the 2-cent passenger rate laws passed by the various western states. This basis of rates can be made to apply to interstate business only In part, because the consent of all con necting roads must be obtained before any interline rates can be put into ef fect. While the presidents of some roads aro willing that the basis should apply on all kinds of business in which their roads are Interested, the execu tives of other roads are just as de termined to fight the application of the rate to the court of last resort. The Union Pacific, for example, has not withdrawn or in any way modified its notice to all connecting lines that it will not accept from them divisions of through rates to points on its lines based on the 2-cent rate. It has been arranged, however, by Illinois roads that the 2-cent rate will be put Into effect, at least temporarily, I In this state state. It also will be put into effect, not as an interline, but as an interstate rate between such points as Chicago and St. Louis, Chicago and Kansas City, Chicago and Omaha. Whether or not the temporary ap plication of the rate will remain in ef fect permanently remains for The future to develop,- EXCURSIONS Christian Endeavor Seattle B, ' Y. P. U. Spokane Tickets Sold June 20 to July 12 One Fare for the Round Trip, With Return Limit Sept. 15, 1907 $4250 t vAfl From Topeka to Seattle. 11 1 1 Tacoma, Portland, Van couver and return. Special train of Erideavorers be ing organized. Write to the un dersigned for particulars. From Topeka to Spokane and return. A. M. FULLER, City Pass'r Agent, TOPEKA, KANSAS. SANTA FE WIRES ARE CUT. Traffic Has Been Regularly Delayed at Streator. 111. Chicago, June 26. The "California Limited" and other fast trains of the Santa Fe railroad have been delayed a half hour or more at Streator, 111., the last few days because some one has been cutting the block signal wires. The Streator station is crowded when ever a fast train approaches slowly, a brakeman, flag in hand, walking be tween the rails ahead of the engine. The block 'effected extends a mile and a half west of Streator. Cutting the wires sets the danger signal perman ently throughout the block. Ten days ago some on discovered this. Streator residents say several boys are respon sible, but in any event constant re pairs and the watchfulness of six secret service men have failed to prevent the wires being severed. On a train that arrived here yester day was Percival Lowell, owner and director of "the observatory at Flagstaff, Ariz. He had Just obtained some new photographs of the canals of Mars and was hurrying them to Boston. He miss ed his connection. PRICE OF CASSATT RAIL. Has Been Lifted by the Steel Trust to $33 a Ton. Pittsburg, Pa., June 26. That the new. Cassatt steel rail invention of the late President A. J. Cassatt of the Pennsylvania railroad will cost the Pennsylvania railroad . just $5 more per ton than the ordinary rail, or J33, is the ultimatum of the Carnegie Steel company to the railroad, which has replied that this price will not be paid. It is understood that the railroad, which has been paying for the experi ments on Cassatt rails at the Carnegie mills, will take the work to other shops, and if it can not get the rail made for a reasonable figure it will make its own steel rails. The railroad argues that it drew the plans for this rail, took it to the steel concern, paid for the work done in ex periment; that the rail is not at all in tricate and that it should not cost 1 cent per ton more than the steel rail as made today that is, if the steel rail of today be made right and hon estly. PICKS COOL MEETING SPOT. Western Passenger Association to Gather r.t Charlevoix. Chicago. June 26. A call was issued yesterday for the next regular meeting of the Western Passenger association to be held at Charlevoix, Mien.. July . A large and important docket, prepar ed for discussion, includes the classifi cation of party rates by way of gate ways through which one way regular rates apply; the course of procedure to be adopted in view of the new condi tions- now obtaining, military rates. questions relating to the transportation of excess baggage, the revision of homeseekers- excursion arrangements, the reserving of space in sleeping cars and a number of applications for re duced rate for various fivanti. Grand 4th of July Celebration J GARFIELD PARK Band Music All Day by Swearingen's Band Patriotic Exercises, Athletic Contests, Games, Bae Ball and All Sorts of Sports, Boat Races, Tub Races, Sac'x Rncea, Foot Races, Tuer of War, Greased Pigr, Greased Hole. SPLENDID FIREWORKS IN THE EVENING The managers of the . local theatres have turned themselves loose to show the Pipe Organ Association how to give the peo ple a good time. Apply to J. t:. bquires at tne uommenai oiuo Kooms between 9 and 10 a. m. and & ana 4 p. m. ior privileges and concessions. Admission 10c. Profits to go to pay the Pipe Organ debt. X I PAINLESS I ifh DENTISTRY THOSE SORE, TENDER. ACHING Teeth of yours, want a Square Deal, and a chance that's alL AH you have to do is to call at our office and we will speedily attend them We are Preserving Thousands of Tbem SPECIAL CARE WITH NERVOUS PEOPLE Best set of teeth. ...................... ..8.0 Good set of teeth... 1.0 Gold crown, 22 K i.0 Porcelain crowns 4.00 Bridge work, per tooth S.09 Gold fillings tl.00 and up Silver fillings 60o to JLO0 Cement fillings Soo Extracting teeth, freezing gum process.SOo Extracting teeth without medicine 5o 4 DBS. LYON & HEATHERLT . Office Established IS yeara. Ind. Phone llli. X Sll Kansas Ave, Topeka, Kan. Over W. A. Ii. Thompson Hdw. On. T j.4H..l..,H..n... l..M i l -H H I , (O) (Q) TRAINS A DAY Leave Topeka 4:30 A. M. 4:50 A. M. 6:60 A. M. 8:00 A. M. 2:WS P. M. S:28 P. 7:25 P. 7:53 P. M. M. M. Returnlnc Lt. Kan City :06 A. M. :ss A. M. ll:o A. M. 11:90 A. M. ilO P. M. loiOO P. M. 10:15 P. M. 10:80 P. M. TO KANSAS GITY DOUBLE TRACK-NO S'OPJ-FAST TIME. Ticket Offices nrst and Kansas Ave., and 831 North Kansas Ave. LM. PENWELL Undertaker and EmbaJmer. 511 Quincjr StrjaL, both Pbonss IVi Geo. K. Kay. Assistant. EASY HOME-GETTING Pay a little on the debt each month, at the end of the period, it is paid off. The only sure way for most people. We can assist you. Capitol Building and Loan Ass'n 34 KANSAS AVE.