THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOUBHAK SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 20, 1907.
BOWSER STRIKES IT.
Huckleberry Wine to Make
There was a beaming, balmy smile
on Mr. Bowser's face as he came home
from the office the other evening-, and
as Mrs. Bowser met him at the door he
put his arm around her and called her
"old girl" and said he had been think
ing of her all the afternoon. Before
sitting down to dinner he insisted on
stroking her hair and holding her
hand, and all through the meal he
spoke in her praise and plainly told
her that he didn't hold her responsible
for the size of the gas bills. Now and
then he would burst Into laughter and
slap his leg and ask what she was go
ing to do when they reached Paris,
and if she thought she would enjoy
seeing the room in the Tower of Lon
don where Louis the XVI. was be
headed. Mrs. Bowser could not make him
out, but she knew that he had news of
some kind to communicate, and that
he would get around to it after the
meal. She was right. He kept it to
himself until he had his cigar alight
and then, after a brief absence up
stairs, he stood before her with a be
nign look on his face and said:
"Mrs. Bowser, you are a good wo
man a mighty good woman."
"You- deserve all you are going to
get. When I think of how happy you
will be it makes me rejoice."
"But what am I going to get?"
"And your mother. She is a good
woman a mighty good woman. She
Is my mother-in-law, but I think just
as much of her as If she was my own
dear mother. The good old soul, but
I'd like to hug her. I will make her
one of the happiest women in the
world, and she shall bless the 'day I
married her daughter."
"But what is all this mystery about?
What has happened during the day?"
"Mystery ha! ha! ha! No mystery
about It, dear. We are simply about to
become millionaires ten times over.
"We may not own the whole earth In a
couple of years more, tut we shall
have the title deeds to a good share
of it. Do you think $100,000 a year
sufficient pin-money for you? If you
don't just say so. I am not the man
to stint my wife on pin-money. 'Scuse
me a minute, will you?"
He passed into the library and was
gone a minute and a half and then
reappeared licking his lips. Mrs.
Bowser sniffed the air and detected an
aroma, but couldn't exactly define it.
Mr. Bowser's smile was now both pat
ernal and benignant, and sitting down
with a chuckle he said:
"You are dying to hear all about
It, and I won t keep you in suspense.
I started life as a poor man, didn't I?"
"When we got back from our bridal
tour I had only seventy-five cents left
only seventy-five. You began to worry
as to how we should get along, but I told
you to trust in me. I knew myself. I
know that a man with brains, who was
a natural financier, could not be kept
down. We haven't had to go to the poor
house, have we?"
"Poor house ha! ha! ha! Bowser the
financier In the poor house! Hasn't ev
ery scheme I have taken hold of proved
a glorious success? Hasn't every plan
worked out as I expected?"
Mrs. Bowser thought of the hundred
and one schemes he had originated and
made a failure of. but it was no time
to furnish a list of them. She wanted
to hear what his latest was. He again
asked to be excused and dodged out into
the hall for a couple of minutes. She
thought she heard a gurgling in his di
rection, but was not sure. When he re
turned he said:
"You know what the huckleberry is,
of course "
"And you have heard of logwood?'
"'Well, those are the three things that
are going to make us rich. When I left
the house this morning I had no more
Idea of what was in store for me than
you have of flying across the Atlantic.
When I reached the office I found a
gentleman named DuBoss waiting for
me. He was a count before the French
republic He was not only a count,
but he was worth his millions. When the
nobility had to go he found himself a
poor man. Some counts would have
committed suicide, but he was not that
sort of a man. He cast around for a
way to rebuild his fortunes. After many
failures and disappointments he has
finaly struck it. That's what brought
him over to see me."
"But he didn't come over from France
especially to see you, did he?" asked
"Certainly. He came straight to tho
office from the steamer. He came to see
Bowser first of all. He would have
waited all day for me to come in. Mrs.
Bowser, I want you to know that your
husband is Just as well known In Eu
rope, Asia and Africa as in America.
The count had a scheme to lay before
me, and being a business man, he didn't
waste any time. Do you know the value
of the French wines made every year?"
"I have no idea."
"Over three hundred million dollars,
my dear. Two-thirds of them are made I
of grapes, but the other one-third of
something else. The profit on them is
enormous. There is no earthly reason
why French wines can't be made right
hero in our own city. Alt you have to
do is to mix up the stuff and put a
French label on the bottle. The count
carne ever to propose a business partner
ship, and I am going in with him.
'Scuse me a minute, dear."
He stepped out into the hall, and
this time there was no mistake about
the gurgle. There was a glad light in
his eyes as he returned, but he had to
scratch his head and look up at the
ceiling before he could remember
where he left off and continued:
"Enormous profits. Mrs. Bowser
enormous. Five bushels or tne Amer
ican huckleberrv, together with one
gallon of alcohol, two pounds of log
wood and ten barrels of water makes
$50,000 worth of the best French
wines. Clear profit $45,000. Any
gold mine to beat that? Pat your
husband on the back and call him a
bully boj'. I attend to th ; huckleberry
part and the count to the rest. I ad
vertise in the morning paper for ten
thousand bushels of huck huck "
There was no longer room to doubt
Mr. Bowser's condition. He was smil
ing feebly and looking up at the ceil
ing, and he seemed to have come to
the end of his story. Mrs. Bowser
passed around behind him and took a
pint bottle of some lark liquid from
his breast pocket. There were but a
few sips left in the bottle. The gurg
ling noise was explained.
"What do you call this?" she asked.
"Zhat? Zhat's our huck huckle
berry wine. Count had a bottle of it
all ready made for me. Mrsh.
B wsher, zhe profits are enormous."
"Do you know that you are intoxi
cated?" "Me 'toxicated ha! ha! ha! Good
shoke. It's just 'er logwood making
me feel good. Five bushels of Amer
ican huckleberries, ten barrels of of
ten barrels of what did I shay? No
matter. Zhe profits are shimply gi
gantic. Don't even have to use "er
best kind of logwood. Any old sort of
logwood will do. 'Er count shays zhat
my half 'er profits will amount to
"Mr. Bowrer. you must go to bed."
she said as his head fell forward on
his breast. "I woudn't have the cook
see you in this condition for any
thing." "Cook? Shee me? Condishun?
Whaz you mean, Mrsh. Bowsher?
Can't I tako five bushels of huck
huckleberries, and ten bar'ls of wa
water and ?"
Then he slid out of his chair under
the reading table and knew no more.
French counts huckleberries log
wood and alcohol were no more to
him. The profits had been enormous
and he had made his millior.s. It was
a warm night, and Mrs. Bowser slip
ped a sofa pillow under his head and
turned out the gas and went up stairs
to bed and left him by his lonesome.
(Copyrighted, 1907, by Momer
BUY COAL NOW.
Frcie-ht Rates Are Cut to Encourage
New York, July 20. To stimulate
the purchase and shipment of coal
during the summer months, when the
greatest number of cars of this kind
are available, the interstate commerce
commission at the request of the
Union Pacific railroad and the Oregon
Short Line has especially authorized a
reduction of 25 cents a ton on coal
shipped to Washington. Idaho and Ne
vada between July 19 and Septem
For the last two months officials of
the Harriman lines have been en
deavoring to induce western coal deal
ers to make their shipments this sum
mer in order to avoid a recurrence of
last winter's fuel scarcity. The diffi
culty then in supplying coal to the
western states grew partly out of
shortage of equipment and partly from
the fact that orders were delayed until
weather conditions made freight move
ment slow and difficult.
The Union Pacific therefore took the
unusual step of applying to the inter
state commerce commission to bo al
lowed to make a reduction in its rate
In order to get the co-operation of
dealers In shipping fuel now when the
lines are in good shape to handle it
Will Wed Minnie Palmer Asaln.
New York, July 20. John H.
Rogers, who is known from the lakes
of Maine to the orange groves of Cali
fornia as "Yours Merrily," has arrived
home from Enjland on the Deutsch
land, and the first announcement he
made was that a reconciliation had
taken place between himself and his
former wife. Miss Minnie Palmer, an
actress, who has long been in London.
"Miss Palmer has decided to settle up
her business in London and come here
to remain permanently," said Mr.
Rogers, who added that he expected to
be remarried to Miss Palmer.
Meet me at the Chautauqua.
AN up to date traveling salesman desires
light work temporarily at small salary.
Address T. N.. care Journal.
WANTED Position by a hustler for out
side work, where the services of a good
rig will be thrown in for a reasonable
consideration. Address 1161, care Journal.
A' VTFT---M T . V II FT P
WANTED For U. S. army, able bodied
unmarried men between ages of 21 and
35; citizens of I". S.. of good character and
temperate habits, who speak, read and
write English. For information apply to
recruiting officer, 522 Kansas ave., Topeka,
Kan., or 728 Main St.. Kansas City, Mo.
NORTH TOPEKA HEWS
Petro & Woodford, prescription drug
gists. W. S. Massey was In town today from
Dick Hastings of Grantville was in
W. E. Scotton spent today at his farm
F.. Hutchinson was In town today from
George Stephens of Emmett was a
North Topeka visitor today.
Foucht's hardware store, is crowded
with customers because prices are low.
Mr. Hobson and family have moved to
1302 Monroe street, the property lately
vacated by Mr. Brammell and family.
There will be union services at three
o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Keefer
hall. Quinton Heights. Ail are welcome.
Mrs. George B. Camp and son, Bert,
of 1014 Van Buren street, will leave Mon
day for Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Oma
ha, Neb., to visit relatives.
All members of Amity 231, K. of P.,
are requested to meet with Topeka lodge
38 Saturday, July 20. Important busi
ness. C. P. Antrim, C. C.
Mrs. Daniel Jenkins and daughters,
Maudlna and Floretta, of Enid, I. T.,
are the guests today of J. M. Haynes
and family of 911 Harrison street.
Miss Fay Groshong is expected home
Monday from the west where she has
been for the past month. She visited
Denver, Salt Lake and other points.
There will be the usual services to
morrow at the Central Avenue Chris
tian church. Sunday school at 9:45 a.
m. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m.
Rev. Mr. Meyer of the Ottawa uni
versity will occupy the pulpit tomorrow
morning and evening at the North To
peka Baptist church. Other services as
Hon. W. G. Brooks, the colored orator
of North Topeka, will deliver a lecture
at the B Street Baptist church on Sun
day evening at 7 o'clock. Subject, "Ad
vice to Parents."
Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Stavely of
Junction City are the parents of a son,
born Thursday. Rev. Mr. Stavely was
formerly the pastor of the Kansas
Avenue M. E. church.
The services tomorrow at the
Church of the Good Shepherd will be
morning prayer at 11 o'clock. Even
ing prayer at 8 o'clock. Sunday school
with Bible class at 10 o'clock.
Miss Grace Herring will leave Mon-
day Tor Cheyenne, wyo wnere sne
will be the guest of Mrs. Claude
Doane. From there she will go to
Denver to be the guest of relatives.
Mrs. H. C. Bowen of 1019 Quincy
street who has been very ill with sci
atica is much improved and Wednesday
was the guest of her daughter, Mrs.
Frank Berry, at her home west of town.
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Pratt drove to
Rossville today to be the guests over
Sunday of Mr. Pratt's brother. Dr. Pratt
and family. During their absence Mrs.
Pratt's mother, Mrs. Ekel, will stay
with the Pratt children.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Banker of Los
Angeles, Cala., who have been visiting
friends in North Topeka and Menoken
left today for their home. They will stop
en route at Oakley. Kansas, and Colo
rado Springs and Denver, Colo.
Mr. Mont Palmer, who has been the
guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Palmer, of 1312 Topeka avenue, has re
turned to his home In Iola. Next week
Mr. Palmer will go to Atchison where his
marriage to Miss Sulu Levitt will be
celebrated on Wednesday, July 24. Tho
wedding trip will include a visit to New
York and other eastern points.
Miss Pansy Antrim, Miss Beatrice
Antrim, Miss Janet Churchman, Miss
Caroline Churchman. Miss Jetty Mus
son. Miss- Minnie Furrow, Miss Ruby
Kelley of Independence, Mo., Miss
Withers and Miss Miriam Withers
composed a party who took their sup
per at Garfield park last evening and
later attended the lecture by Rich
mond P. Hobson.
A dispatch from Clay Center under
date of July 19 says: "The Rev. Stan
ton dinger of Great Bend, Kansas,
has been called to the pastorate of
the Presbyterian church of this city,
succeeding Dr. Jarvis. Rev. Mr.
dinger is one of the most promising
vouna- ministers or Kansas. ne
Rev. Mr. Olinger In question is a
brother of E. E. dinger of North To
peka and a son of Mrs. dinger of
block 400 Buchanan street south.
A few of the members of Mrs. Ira
Williams' Sunday school class of the
Baptist church g'ave her a very pleas
ant surprise at her home Friday after
noon. After playing games, singing
and sneaking, light refreshments were
served1. The girls . were assisted by
Miss Allbrisrht. Those present were
Misses Grace Frantz, Lillian Bean,
Josephine Hitchcock, Daisy Tilling
hast. Helen Chipman. Lola Williams,
Bertha Voeth. Hazel Palmer, May
Rodeers and Elma Olson. A very en
joyable, time was had by all.
Harriman Buys a House.
New York. July 20. Edward H.
Harriman has boiiht the home of the
late Heber H. Bishop, at 881 Fifth ave
nue, paying for it about $700,000.
After certain alterations have been
completed the financier is expected to
occupy the house. Mr. Harrlman's
latest purchase is one of the largest
houses in the Fifth avenue section. "
WANTED MAVE HELP.
LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE WANTED
a large income assured to anyone wno
will act as our representative after learn
ing our business thoroughly by mall. Ex
perience unnecessary. All we require is
nonesty. ambition and willingness to learn
a lucrative business. No soliciting or
traveling. An exceptional opportunity for
those who desire to better their condi
tions and make more money. For full
particulars address either office National
Co-operative Realty Co., 736B, Athenaeum
-oiug., unicago, or Jbii, xaa-ryiauiu xiu&.
Washington, L. c.
CAPITAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCY
Established In Topeka the past 17 years,
wants laborers and car men to ship to R.
R. shops, bridge carpenters, concrete men
$2 day, carpenters $3.50 day, farm hands
zo momn, larm couples, notei porter,
house man, dishwashers, arm waiter, barn
men, hotel help, yard man, solicitors, men
cooks, pan washers, newsboy, 16 years old:
man and wife cooks for New Mexico, dairy
hands, iron molders, laborers. Sll Kan
sas ave. Phones 662.
WANTED Bright man to travel this ter
ritory. Experience not necessary. Ex-
Senses advanced and fair salary to start.
IcBrady & Co., Chicago.
WANTED Detectives, shrewd, reliable
man for profitable secret service, to act
under orders: no experience necessary.
Write H. C. Webster, Indianapolis, Ind.
WANTED Good colored porter for out of
town, $40 month, board and roo.-n. Cap
ital Employment Agency, 811 Kansas ave.
WANTED Everywhere, hustlers to tack
signs, distribute circulars, samples, etc ;
no canvassing, good pay.- Sun Adv. Bu
200 RAILROAD LABORERS.
FOR TEXAS. $2 DAY, STEADY WORK.
Cap. Employment Agency, 811 Kan, ave.
WANTED High school gradulates or
equivalent to work through medical, law
or dental college. Opportunity to earn
way. Panpth, Chicago.
WANTED 3 married couples for New
Mexico hotels, steady work, tree pass.
Cap. Emp. Agcy., Sll Kansas ave.
GOOD PAY Men wanted everywhere to
tack signs, distribute circulars, samples,
etc. No canvassing. Address National
Distributing Bureau. 100 Oakland Bank
Building, Chicago, Illinois.
WANTED Neat 16 year old boy for news
stand: must have the best references.
Cap. Employment Agency, 811 Kan. ave.
WANTED 3 men in chipping room at
Topeka Foundry Co at once. Steady
v- (VTrn r-r-i T,v. Tf FTM
WANTED Experienced milliners & sales
woman. Add. Milliner, care of Journal.
WANTED Lady cashier for store; must
be accurate at figures; must have refer
ences. Capital Employment Agency, 811
WANTED Hand washer and starcher at
706 Jackson st.
WANTED A neat girl at the Boys' In
dustrial school. Apply in person to the
WANTED A good respectable girl for
general house work, easy place in
suburb; reference required and given. Call
Ind. ohone 13312 rings.
WANTED Woman bread baker at once.
lltf W. 6th gt.
CAPITAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCY
Established in Topeka the past 17 years,
has places for 20 women cooks, 100 wait
resses and lunch counter women, exper
ienced or inexperienced, $20 to $40 month,
board, room and pass from Topeka: 30
house girls, hotel maids, man and wife
cooks, kitchen help," couple for New Mex
ico, hotel help for Topeka, girls to train
for eating houses, $30 month, landry help.
811 Kansas ave. Phones 662.
WANTED Dining robm girl and cham
bermaid. Midland hotel.
WANTED Good girl for general house
work, small family. 826 Mon- oe st.
AGENTS Opportunity of lifetime; no ex
perience necessary; Dig casn pronts
daily; one agent made $21 in one hour;
everyone will buy. We issue more acci
dent and sickness policies than any other
similar company in the world; we give the
most popular and cheapest insurance writ
ten: new plan. $1 a year pays for $500 pol
icy; no assessments or dues; other amounts
in proportion. Death benefit; weekly in
demnity; free medical attendance; orig
inal nopular features; either sex. All
claims promptly and liberally settled; In
surance assets $500,u00. Reliable represen
tatives wanted everywhere: exclusive ter
rltorv liberal, permanent income, increas-
ine each year, absolutely sure. Address
International Corporation, 181 Broadway
(Dept. 22), New York.
PORTRAIT AGENTS WANTED En
larged portraits, 35c; pillow tops, 50c
iisirtnitwd- frames. 15c: large assortment
lowest prices; 30 days' credit; catalogue
adn samples rree uaniei n. jtv..li-i
Dept. 20, 819 W. Van Buren St., Chicago,
AGENTS, you can learn about the profits
made supplying perfumes to families by
addressing teenier fc jq., gi- uuuia, w-
WAV rVTt rfsrTrLT A TrFOFS.
WANTED To exchange equity in a good
160 acre farm well improved, 4V4 miles
from Osage City. Han., for a 5 to 8 room
residence property in South Topeka. Must
be west of R. R. tracks. Call after 6 p. m.
Aug Almstrom, 1006 W. 6th St., or address
Olander at Kapp, usage v-njr,
WANTED To buv grapnopnone (disk)
records. Give titles, size and price
wanted. Address V. M. K-. care Jour
nal. WANTED Veal calves and fat cows. H.
M. Bush. Ind. phone 3214. 1010 E. 8th St.
wintjT) Gonrt calves. S4.50 to $5.00; me
dium calves $3.50 to $4.00. Can use only
good calves. Chas. Wolff Packing Com
OLD CLOTHES, shoes, hats and over
coats. Don't throw 'em away. I will
call pay big prices for them. Gordon. 43
Kansas ave. Ind. ohone 1490.
FOR RFNT ROOMS.
FOR RENT 10. unfurnished rooms, single
or en suite, gas and water, located two
blocks from ave. Good neighborhood. Call
at 718 Kansas ave.
FOR RENT Modern furnished room at
710 W. 8th St.
FOR RENT 2 rooms furnished for light
housekeeping. Barn for rent. 210 Quincy.
FOR RENT Large front room furnished
with bath, south exposure, 2 windows.
Mrs. M. B. Gage, 1034 Topeka ave. Ind.
FOR RENT 2 nicely furnished rooms.
Everything modern. 512 Quincy st.
TOR RENT Office room, single and en
suite, light and comfortable. 418 Kan. ave.
Big cool room furnished, closet with It.
For 2 ladies or 2 gentlemen. 318 Polk.
FOR RENT 2 nice rooms upstairs. Ask
the drug man 732 Kansas ave.
916 Topeka ave.. furnished rooms, single
or ensuite. modern, reasonable.Phone 2S31.
816 Kansas ave modern furnished rooms.
Also rooms for light housekeeping.
FOR RENT 2 furnished housekeeping
roooms, cheap, soft water. 306 Adams.
FOR RENT 4 unfurnished rooms,
and city water, $iu, 621 Morris ave.
FOR RENT-10 unfurnished rooms, single
or er suite, gas and water, located two
bleeps f.-om ave. Good aeighborhood. Call
at T1S Kansas ave. ' - '
FOR SALE REAL ESTATE.
HOW COMFORTABLE A MODERN HOME IN WESTLAWN IS, IN ALL SORTS OF WEATHER.
IN THE WINTER THE HEAVY CONSTRUCTION, THE HEATING ARRANGEMENTS AND THE DOU
BLE FLOORS ENSURE WARMTH.
IN THE SUMMER THE LARGE WINDOWS THE FULL LENGTH SCREENS, THE BIG ATTICS. THE
LARGE PORCHES AND THE AWNINGS MAKE OF THE TORRID SUN A SIMPLE JEST.
BUY A WESTLAWN HOME AND YOU OWN SOMETHING YOU CAN BE PROUD OF FOR SEVERAL
VERY IMPORTANT REASONS.
THE HOUSES ARE ALL CONSTRUCTED OF THE VERY BEST MATERIAL.
THE HOUSES ARE EQUIPPED WITH MORE CONVENIENCES THAN ANY OTHER HOMES IN THE
THE HOMES IN WESTLAWN CAN BE PURCHASED FOR LESS PROPORTIONATELY THAN ANY
YOUR HOME IS SURROUNDED BY OTHERS JUST AS GOOD, ALL OCCUPIED BY OWNERS.
A FEW HOMES RANGING FROM ABOUT $3,000 UPWARDS, JUUST COMPLETED.
AND LOTS BEST SITES IN TOWN AT CHEAPEST PRICES. FROM $350 EACH UPWARDS.
HOMES OPEN FOR INSPECTION SUNDAYS.
GEO. D. LYTLE, 824 LANE ST.
THE STRAUSS AGENCY. SOLE AGTS.
107 E. SEVENTH ST.
Modern 6 room house, reception hall.
alcove, bath room, pantry, large attic.
city and cistern water, etc. Easy terms.
Call at 1114 Harrison st.
MRS. CLARA ZEIS.
FOR RENT HOUSES.
FOR RENT Strictly modern 9 room
house. 200 Clay. Both phones 617.
FOR RENT 6 room modern house, in
excellent condition, 825 Huntoon, $25. In
quire Shawnee grocery.
FOR RENT 6 room house, 1110 West 17th
St., and 7 room house, 1639 Buchanan St.
Inquire Ind. phone 640 2.
FOR RENT 150 ft. storage building on 3
road switch. Quincy, near 1st. M.
FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS.
FOR SALE Second cut alfalfa hay, clean
and fine. Delivered. Ind. phone 11362.
FOR SALE 2 -chair- barber shon in town
of 600, doing good business. Reason for
selling. X. O., care Journal.
BICYCLE BARGAINS, good second band
wheels from $S up. Good tires $3.50. H.
M. Cross Cycle Co., 810 Kansas ave.
FOR SALE Fresh young milk cow. T.
D. Strong, 1 mile south Tecumseh. Bell
phone 3872 5 rings.
A snap $45,000 hardware stock, building,
and first class rental property. Address
Moses, 825 North Kansas ave., Topeka.
FOR SALE Good, gentle 7-year-old mare
cheap. Call names k. h.. o.
FOR SALE Black driving horse, good
traveler. 4S2 Reno ave.
PRINTING MATERIAL FOR SALE
Owing to the putting in of type setting
marhfnps anr m hi-r irrmroved machinery.
the State printing office has a surplus of
certain kinds or printing material mai it
desires to get rid of. The following, all
in good condition, can be had at a bar
gain. IS case stands.
13 pairs news cases.
80 Italic cases.
Will sell all together or In quantities to
suit the purchaser.
By order of the State Printing Board.
T. A. McNEAL, State Printer.
Good paying grocery business in desirable
location. Address A. B. Grocery, Journal.
FOR SALE Full blooded Jersey bull calf;
also chickens, young and old. Brown
Leghorns and common. Prices reasonable.
Corbett, W. 10th. Ind. phone 6S81.
FOR SALE Three milk cows. Ind phone
FOR SALE Five brood sows, 2nd house
east of poor farm E. R. Crouch. Bell
tel; 279. Grantville.
FOR SALE Cheap, good top buggy, all
boots; single harness, 3 blankets, brush
es, etc., complete outfit; all in good repair.
J. P. Farnsworth, 224 Tyler st.
FOR SALE Two mahogany chairs,
dresser and music cabinet. 1213 Fillmore.
FOR SALE Cotton candy machine, 2 fire
proof safes. 415 Kansas ave.
FOR SALE $90 road wagon, cheap, rub
ber tires. Nearly new. 1531 College ave.
FOR SALE New computing scale or will
trade for horse. Ind. ohone 4222.
FOR SALE Cheap,
horse and phaeton.
FOR SALE Furniture of 10 rooming
house. Address X. Y. Z., care Journal.
FOR SALE 2d hand corrugated iron at
Home Grain Co.'s elevator, corner of
Morse and Tyler St., North Topeka.
FOR SALE Lumber, short lengths, lc a
foot; also doors. M. Heery, 326 Monroe.
FOR SALE Covered
FOR SALE You can buy your feed right
at the Home Grain Co.'s elevator, cor
ner Morse and Tyler st.. North Topeka,
FOR SALE 500 business carls for $l,zf;
$06 envelopes n.iS: 500 letter head! $1.50.
Be them; 1st class printing at propor
tionate rates. TRAPP, 714 KaniM ava.
BALM OP FIGS, marvelous remedy for
ladies' Ills Thousands cured. 1119 W.
10th. Ind. 11284 Mrs. 8attey, mgr.
FOR SALE Cheap, woven wire bed
springs and baby carriage. 723 Clay st.
f.OST AND FOUNT.
LOST Saturday morning on W. 6th st.
road a gentleman's cuff with silver link
cuff button of ball and shield, latter con
taining three stars and Greek letters.
Reward for return to State Journal office.
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507 E. 4th st.
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revealed, surprising, Dy America s emi
nent philosopher, astrologlst, clairvoyant.
St. John, 12 csneiaon St.. mcago. twira
birth date and stamp. KNOW THYSELF.
FOR SALE REAL ESTATE,
REALLY. YOU HAVE NO IDEA .
WESTERFIELD & Co..
Central National Bank Bldg. Both phones
4 room new cottage, porches, pantry,
closets, cellar, cistern, near car, on paved
1V4 lots, shade, fruit, nice corner, 1733
Clay st. $500.
1 lots between 14th and 15th on Fillmore
Vi acres with orchard, 4 miles out. $125.
12 acres best of smooth alfalfa land, 4
miles. A snap. $S00.
20 acres, good buildings, abundance wa
ter, orchard, small fruit, all in garden
truck, level, rich land. 4 miles. $2,000.
55 acres, good buildings, best of soli, 8
miles out, good road. A bargain.
KANSAS AVENUE LOTS.
Getting very scarce; but here's a bar
gain: East front lot, near Tenth avenue;
half of a two story wall goes with it. Near
$1,000 for it.
THE STRAUSS AGENCY, 107 E. 7thr.
HOWARD'S EXCHANGE AND EASY
Suburban home, 12 to 16 lots, $1,200 to
$2,000. Want inside property. Farms in
Shawnee, Jefferson and Jackson counties;
also western lands by the section or Vi
section to exchange for Topeka property
or stocks of merchandise. Anything you
want in our city, time or trade. Why
not dicker. Howard, 210 B. 5th, Topeka.
WANT A TRADE?
Look at that lot and a half at 625 Mor
ris avenue; east front, fruit, fine location.
Want to trade It for small house equity
Also little home, fine location. North To
peka; rents $800. Will trade for lots.
THE STRAUSS AGENCY, 107 E. 7th.
GET IT QUICK
a rm house, furnace, gas heat and
light, electricity, cistern, city water, bath,
toilet both floors, barn, lawn, shade, fruit
paved street, 5 blocks from the Capitol
grounds, half block from car line. Inquire
at 1016 Western ave. H. C. SUESS.
708 HORNE STREET.
Brand new, very complete and modern,
5 roomed cottage, plastered basement and
floored attic. Large bath room. The lo
cation is superb, being on Westlawn's high
point of ground. Open Sunday afternoon.
THE STRAUSS AGENCY, Sole Agents,
107 East 7th.
FOR SALE 4 nice lots near Westlawn,
will sell 2 if desired. If sold at once
you can have them at your own price.
No agent fee to be paid. Inquire of own
ere, 507 E. 4th St., or tel. 504 Ind. A. F.
TO WnOM IT MAY CONCERN.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Lewis Myers has disappeared. Age 17,
height about 5 feet, heavy set, fair com
plexioned, wearing straw hat and blue
overalls. Last seen Wednesday after
noon at Topeka Canning Factory. Any
body knowing of his whereabouts please
notify Mrs. Mary Myers, 341 Chester ave.,
Oakland, or Ind. phone 3951.
FOR SALE REAL ESTATE.
ALL YOU NEED DO-
IS TO WALK OVER AND LOOK AT
THESE BARGAINS. IF YOU ARE IN
TERESTED (AND YOU CAN'T HELP
GETTING INTERESTED), LET US
KNOW. WE'LL TAKE YOU OUT TO
LOOK THEM OVER.
920 WEST STREET, NEW, MODERN
THROUGHOUT, 8 ROOMS, DECORAT
ED. BASEMENT WITH LAUNDRY,
EVERY CONVENIENCE. PRICE. $4.
500. 924 WEST ST.. ALMOST AS LARGE.
JUST AS MODERN, $4,200.
907 LINCOLN, 8 ROOMS, NOW JUST
BEING COMPLETED, ABSOLUTELY
MODERN. LOCATED EAST FRONT IN
WESTLAWN. BEAUTIFUL DECORA
TIONS. GREATEST BARGAIN ON
WEST SIDE, $4,100.
1328 HARRISON, NEW HOME, EIGHT
ROOMS, ALL MODERN, ONE OF TO
PEKA'S MOST VALUED LOCATIONS.
431 CLAY, GREATEST LARGE HOME
BARGAIN IN TOPEKA. 9 ROOMS,
LARGE GROUNDS.: FURNACE, BATH,
AND ALL CON VENENI ENCES, 3
ROOMS IN BASEMENT. WANT AN OF
FER IN A HURRY. DON'T BE AFRAID
TO MAKE ONE.
617 WEST STREET, HANDSOME 5
ROOMED COTTAGE, 1V4 LOTS, GAS,
SEWER, WATER, ETC. PRICE $L
750. 612 BUCHANAN STREET, S ROOMS.
GOOD HOUSE, FINE CONDITION. BET
TER LOOK AT IT, $1,500.
1326 TYLER, NICE HOME, 6 ROOOMS,
1544 KANSAS AVE., 6 ROOMS, 1
LOTS, BARN. PRICE $1,400.
1513 WEST 16TH, 5 ROOMS, LOTS Z2
FEET LONG. SNAP AT $1,100.
1037 ARCH, NICE COTTAGE, 2 LOTS,
FACE NEW PARK, $1,250.
1510 KANSAS AVE., A VERY PRET
TY HOME, 5 ROOMS AND COMPLETE
THE STRAUSS AGENCY,
107 EAST SEVENTH ST.
1 lot and 2 story stone business building
in Topeka. $9,500; mortgage $3,500. Want
land or merchandise.
320 acres unimproved land, Russell coun
ty, Kansas. $4,800. Mortgage $2,500. Want
city property or merchandise.
K) acre farm 3 miles, from Atlanta,
Cowley county, Kansas. $17,000. Want
hardware stock up to $12,000.
WE HAVE THE LAGEST EXCHANGE
LIST IN THE STATE.
SHELDEN & CHAPMAN,
715 Kansa Ave., Topeka, Kan.
A WESTLAWN CORNER.
The only east front vacant corner left,
901 Lane street. Two long lots, every con
venience In. Want an Immediate offer.
THE STRAUSS AGENCY, 107 E. 7th.
FOR SALE By the owner, new 4 room
cottage; has not been occupied, and 1 lot;
5 minutes' walk to new shops. $1,200; in
cumbrance $VK), at 6 per cent.- I need tha
money. Address C. T., Journal office.
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