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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAI WEDNESDAY EVENING, JTLY 24, 1907.
f5 I THE WARREN M. CROSBY CO. Established 1881. The .... For Those Who Have Yet Summer Needs to Supply Thursday Morning at 9 O'Clock t We Continue Our I Odd Garment lr Sale t At Quick Riddance tf. Reductions Z The earlier you come, t the better the choosing. X So Hurry. They will be displayed Your choice $2.50 per garment Thi9 assortment contains "Wash Dresses, White Lawn Dresses, Cotton Voile Eton Suits, Linen Jacket Suits garments of which the cheap est price has been S3.50 and from that to S7.50 per gar ment, etc. Your choice This $10.00 per garment assortment contains S15.00 Printed Mull Princess Suits elegantly lace trimmed. S13.50 Brown Linen Jacket Suits. S15.00 White Linen Jacket Suits. loo"-n Blaok Panama Suits, lifof Eton Jackets. S25.O0 Fancy Panama Suits. S12.50 Fancy Panama Skirts $15.00 Black Taffeta Jumper Suits, etc. None of these Garments Sent Out on Approval or Exchanged This Store Close on Fridays at J. O. Ostrand of Elmont was a North side visitor yesterday.- Mrs. C. E. Jordan who has been ill at her home. 1122 Jackson street, Is much improved. J. A. Faulks and family have moved form Madison street south to 1110 Van Buren street. Mail Carrier Charles Swearingen Is taking a day off and his route is being supplied by Mr. Supple. Miss Mabel Fink has been elected teacher of the school four and a half miles southeast of Tecumseh. Miss Susie Leeson will go to Garnett Friday, where she will be the guest of friends and .relatives for a week. Mrs. George C. Ward of Elmont was the guest today of her brother, George FVIderling and family of Seward avenue. Dennis Richter of Holyrood. Kan., was a visitor in North Topeka yester day. Mr. Hichter may decide to lo cate here. Mrs. J. V,'. Rigdon has returned from Foraker, Okla., after a visit of several weeks to her daughter, Mrs. W. F. . Teats. The Mystic Circle meets with Mrs. E. W. Bout well, 216 East Tenth street Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Sub ject 'Compensation." George Hutton and family of Ehcrey have gone to California to spend their vacation. They will visit In San Francisco and San Diego. Merton French returned yesterday from Colorado, where he has been Spending the past month with the E. A. Holman family at their cottage in Manitou. Miss Pansy Antrim has gone to Kansas City for a week's visit to her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Boast, who are spending some time on their farm in Jackson county. Mo., 6ix miles from Kansas City. Mrs. Lilndburg and daughter. Lottie, f Cherokee, Iowa, are visiting Airs. Lindburg's brothers, Mr. John N'y trom and family of 1019 Jackson street and Mr. Eric Nystrom and family of 1110 Jackson street. Olin Brashear. a banker of Chicka ha, I. T., was the guest today of his old friend. Glenn Hostutler, assistant cashier of the Citizens' State bank. Mr. Brashear Is en route to Potta watomie county to be with -his sister who is very seriously ill. Mrs. C. O. Burgen and children; Helen and Gilbert, will leave Thurs day for Green Mountain Falls, Col., where they have taken a cottage and will spend the next two weeks. Mr. Burgen's cousins, P. W. Bruce and family of Lowman Hill, will accom pany them to Colorado. Mrs. Abby Jenkins and children of Enid. Okla., who have been the guests of Samuel Dolman and family of 824 Quincy street and of F. A. Root and the Misses Root of 829 Quincy ttreet and other friends. left yesterday for St. Joseph. Mo., where they will pend some time visiting. Miss Fay Groshong returned yes terday from a month's trip in the west. Miss Groshong visited Colorado Springs, Denver. Salt Lake City and points in Oregon and Idaho. Miss Groshong's parents are Mill in the VWt and for the present she will Store of Dependable Merchandise. on separate racks in the Your choice $5.00 per garment This assortment contains S7.50 White Swiss Suits. S12.50 White Linene Jacket Suits. S7.50 Wool Jumper Suits. S10.00 Wool Jackets. S7.50 White Serge Jackets. S15.00 Lace Jackets. Black Silk Eton Jackets that sold from S7.50 to $12.50 ea. etc. Your choice $12.50 per garment This assortment eontains Black Panama and toiknY B,ack Silk Eton SZ7.50 Suits. 829.00 J S22.50 Black Taffeta Princess Suits. S25.00 Rubba Silk Coats. S19.50 Black Taffeta Silk S22.50J Coats, etc. 12:30 p. m. During July and August. make her home with her aunt, Mrs. Goodno of 935 Jackson street. Miss Myrtle Coleman of Menoken, who has been visiting relatives in Lawrence and was the guest over the Fourth of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Boast, at their farm near Kansas City and from there accom panied by her cousin. Hazel Boast, went to Olathe to visit their grand mother, Mrs. A. M. Coleman, returned home today. The marriage of Miss Mabel Proud fit, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Proudfit, to Mr. Fred Shella barger, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Shellabarger, was solemnized at two o'clock this afternoon by Dr. S. S. Estey. pastor of the First Presbyterian church, at the Manse, 819 Harrison street south. Mr. and Mrs. Shella barger will make their home at 122 West Fifth street. Rev. AV. B. Hutchinson, who recent ly resigned the pastorate of the First Baptist church at Lawrence to accept the presidency of the Acadia Univer sity at AVolfville, X. S., has his house hold goods packed and expects to leave for his new home next Wednes day. Rev.' Mr. Hutchinson will stop en route at Chicago while Mrs. Hutchinson and her children .will go first to St. Louis where she will visit a sister and from there she will go to Xew York to be the guest of two other sisters. Rev. and Mrs. Hutchinson were for years residents of Xorth To peka at which time Rev. Mr. Hutch inson was pastor of the-Xorth Topeka Baptist church. Fourteen little girls, members of the sewing school of the Church of the Good Shepherd, were given a pic nic yesterday afternoon at Vlnewood by their teachers. Miss Leila Cald well and Miss Eleanor Wheeler. This outing will long be remembered by I the little girls for not only was the picnic supper served including every thing that goes to make a supper from deviled eggs to an abundance of ice cream but in addition a fairy god father appeared on the scene in the person of Miss Wheeler's father. Ben nett R. AA'heeler. who spared nothing to make the little people thoroughly enjoy themselves. Mr. Wheeler took the children through the Hale's Tours and on the miniature railway to say nothing of the merry go round and buying them chewing gum, etc. Eight of the F. A. D. girls enjoyed an all night party last night at the Mitchell tent at Garfield park. The girls had an enjoyable time although they did not go to sleep until 2 o'clock this morning and woke up at 6. The little mosquito was not in evidence probably because perched on the top of the tent were many granddad3y longlegs who kept a faithful watch over the girls' slumbers and were ready to devour any of the little pests should they make their debut. The little hard shelled water bugs were not so considerate of the girls, how ever, and for some time drove away sweet sleep by walking over their faces and wandering through their hair. Finally overcome by weariness the party slept. Those who enjoyed the night were Miss Blanche Rey nolds, (who should have been used to these insects as she spent a year in the Philippines.) Miss Bessie Camp hell. Miss Alice Skinner, Miss Nellie Skinner. Miss Minnie MeGrew, Miss Geneive Holman. Miss Elizabeth An derson and Miss Stella Mitchell. Dentist Which tooth is it that troubles you. my man? Pullman Porter Lowah Five, sab. Puck. . Incorporated 1907. i. It's a grouping into lots of all Oid Garments and broken assortments and putting a very low price on them to insure their quick exit. following assortments: Your choice $7.50 per garment This assortment contains S15.C0 Rubba Silk Coats. $15.00 Printed Foulard Silk Suits. $10.00 and $15.00 Black Silk Eton Jackets. S15.00 Lace Eton Jackets. S10.00 Black Wool Jumper Suits. S10.00 Check Panama Skirts. $12.50 Black Silk Coats, etc. choice $15.00 garment This assortment contains $35.00 Silk Eton Suits, Black or Navy. . . $35.00 Wool Panama Suits. $25.00 46-inch Black Silk Coat. $35.00 Black Lace Coat. $22.50 Fey. Taffeta Shirt Waist Suit. $25.00 Cbarapaigne Taffeta Suit, etc. ".OPEN SATURDAY NIGHTS GIRL MAY BE WHITE. Mystery of Birth Added to Case of Cecelia Johnson. Chicago, July 24. Mystery of birth was today added to the strange case of Misp Cecilia Johnson, who, after five years as a student at the University of Chicago, a member of its exclusive girls' societies and a favorite in the .so cial life of the big institution, was dis covered to be a mulatto. Miss Cecelia Johnson. AYllo May Be AVhtte After All. Miss Johnson declared herself a sister of "Mushmouth" Johnson, a negro gambler and saloonkeeper, when the fact of her race was made public. A member of the Johnson household re feired to her as the gambler's niece. In the neighborhood of her home the par entage of the young woman is looked upon as a mystery. Young women who have been the constant companions of Miss Johnson during her career at the university maintain that she is a white girl, re fusing to believe that the handsome young woman who has taken such a leading part in the social and intel lectual affairs of the university could be a descendant of the African race. The only information vouchsafed at the Johnson home was that she was born in St. Louis, that her birth was recorded in a Catholic church there, and that since babyhood she has been a member of the gambler's household. Mrs. Ellen Johnson, mother of "Mush mouth" Johnson, who has also been generally believed to be the mother of Cecilia Johnson, when asked today if the was the mother of the university student, answered: "I am the only mother she has ever known." "Was not the mother of Miss John son a French woman?" Ehe was then asked. "Some of our people are French," she replied. "We can take care of the girl," said a male member of the household. "She has never imposed upon any one, and we are not asking any aid." Cincinnati Won Elks Prize. Philadelphia, Pa., July 24. The Elks committee on awards has an nounced that the Cincinnati lodge won the first prize of 1250 for regis tering the greatest number of ladles at the reunion here last week. Brook lyn was second and Buffalo third.' - a 1 NOW AFJpREATON H. A. Dusenberrj, Discharged Policeman, Files Charges. Claims Chief of Police Sold Cases of Beer. DEALT WITH JUNK MEN Disposed of Empty Beer Kegs and Other Property. Also Says He Wasn't Given a Proper Hearing. - Charges - wer'e filed today with the city clerk against .- Chief of Police AVinfleld Eaton by HV A. Dusenberry, a discharged patrolman, claiming mis conduct on the part of the head of the police force. r . ' The charges are a replica of those aired previously by Dusenberry in which he claimed that Eaton gave away liquor and other property con fiscated by the police in Joint raids and that he sold kegs and cases of beer. Dusenberry claims that he was dis charged without being given a proper hearing, that he !had no opportunity of presenting his Bide of the cause which occasioned his discharge. "That's what we want," said Mayor Green when . he glanced over the charges filed. . "When there are any charges to be aired we want them filed and not aired around without any at tempt of substantiation. If what lie says here is true the condition is in deed serious. "If there is anything that should be investigated and needs attention the right way to get at it is to file charges. That's the only way we can go to the bottom of these things and find out. The mayor stated yesterday that he would pay no attention to Dusenberry's charges until he filed them !n proper form. This the ' discharged policeman proceeded to do. . He also at the same time filed a claim asalnst the city for $10 claimed as salary due for six days from the time he was suspended to the time of his discharge. Dusenberry's complaints will go to the council committee on police for in vestigation. The Qommittee consists of Councilmen Howard, Montgomery and Stanley. Councilman H. B. How ard is chairman of 4he committee. Dusenberrv also claims that he noti fied Eaton of a gambling game which was being carried on at the Copeland hotel but that Eaton excused negli gence in actln; on the information by stating that he could find no way in which to .set access to the room in which the gambling was alleged to exist, r ., . The charges filed this morning fol low: .- ; "Topeka. Kan, July 24, "Honorable Mayor and City. Council. . "Gentlemen: On the 18th of July I was suspended from the police force as patrolmam and .,oh the 23rd of July I was discharjjed'Without-. a hearing of any kind. : -.-v,;-; r .- - "The charge thab I was let out on, or all that I- was -fijaAiif of-., was foe sitting down In 'front' pY the Throop rrotel 'and I was discharged on 'that account. Now, gentlemen, 1. dpn't feel : as though I have had a, fair.' deal in this matter. "I also charge! the chief of police with disposing, of property by Selling and taking home for .his own use such stuff as is used in keeping and maintai-ing a nuisance. - He - has' sold the kegs and cases that boer and other liquors are kept in to (pie junk dealers to be shipped back to the brewing companies. He. has also sold-goods that are used for th same purpose, the cases being still in the hands of the-court. "The chief of police has also given away liquor freely by the bottle and by the drink. He also has a patrolman by the name of Kellar that stole some- of the fixtures out pf'a club room at 420 Kansas avenue and carried the same away with him. Now this man Is still on duty. This man has also' made false arrests for which the city Is liable for damages.. The chief of police has given the newspaper reporters glasses by the suit, case full, I Buppose for their friend ship, and liquor by the bottle. Now this is a matter I would have looked up. He also allows men that are trusties to drink the liquor that is captured in the joints and get drunk and then lock them up. Fie Jordan was given beer by one of the patrolmen while he was locked mi In the dungeon on bread and water for running from Jail. I stand ready to prove all the above charges at any time I am called on. "H A DUSENBERRY." NOT GOOD WEED CUTTERS Plan of Usin Prisoners ns Extermina tors Failure. City prisoners , are not the foe to weeds they were advertised. The city dads have invested in a large supply of scythes, but it begins to look like they would hold very few prisoners to the work. Old man Boyd, the veteran rockpile guard, -was adjudged incom petent as a guard, and his place given to Cannon, a negro, who is a few years' younger, with the -announcement that Cannon would not let the prisoners es cape. This morning the guard gave It up for a bad Job and marched .In the "thin speckled line of heroes" with two shoit. .Cannon was assisted in the good work of making prisoners work, by John Coyne, sanitary officer, but the pair of them failed to prevent the es capes. While the unwilling workers were reaping weeds at the foot of Jackson street, and singing "What Shall the Harvest Be?" one Frank Lacey, a harmless farm hand who sometimes gets' drunk and was fined $25 for the last one, dived into the weeds, leaving ya sevthe for the next comer. John Coyne went to a telephone to notify the police station of Lacey's escape, and when he came back, another was on his way. While he was gone, Ed McCaslln, a bold Missourian who was fined $25 for toting a gun, followed in the footsteps, of Lacey. The guards then sounded the retreat and marched in with the remnant GIRL SHOT IN BRAIN IS BETTER. Surgeons Sny That Mary Henderson AA'lll Probably Recover. Mary Henderson, the ten-year-old negro girl who was shot through the brain on Sunday.ls much improved and the surgeons at Christ hospital say that "she will probably recover. She is fully conscious and appears to be regaining the. use of all her facul ties, - - - COL. BOYOJQN DUTY Veteran Hock Pile Guard Still Reports for Duty. Waiting for " The Other Job City Promised Him. LONG TERM OF SERVICE Was Given "Perpetual" Position fcy Former Administration. Salve for Not Suing the City for Damages. . About twenty-two years ago, Rich ard Boyd, colored, -was in the employ of the city of Topeka. and was making good use of his good muscle. Boyd was past middle age then, but in good health and powerful physically. One day while digging in a narrow sewer trench near the corner of the city Jail building, a few tons of earth slid down on Boyd, changing him In an instant from a gigantic negro laborer to a lifetime cripple. They dug him out of the ground, and doctors patched him up as best they could. Then a lawyer told the old man that it was a good case for a damage suit against the city, as the accident was due to negligence on the part of the city, in not properly braclns the walls of the excavation. But the "city fathers" had seen him first, and Uncle Boyd replied: "They says when I gets bet tah, so I cart set aroun'. that they'll give me a job always long as I live. I'm much oblige to dem gen'lemen, an' dey fix it all risht." Richard Boyd, AAho Still Reports for Duty. -N'a .. .3 ! - I n.ac made, or that the old man has shown 1 I . . ...."1 V V, 111 L'V... 1-1 1 . 1 11.11 .J.J. After he was installed as -juard of the city rock pile, a scanty living for the remainder of his days seemed assured. His, honesty a,nd. faithfulness preclud--el any -chance to remove him for cause, .and although the- bosses of the many administrations under which he served, have sometimes showff an in clination to replace him with some po litical pet, he has remained secure un til the present. City officials have hesi tated about breakinz the . promises made to an ignorant and confidins old negro, 22 years ago by the city offi cials cf that regime. Boyd is deposed. Shorn of his star and monstrous six-shooter which was never used in any attempt to destroy a fellow mortal, and was worn for ef fect "Colonel" Boyd appears each morning at roll call at the police sta tion, cane in one hand and dinner pail in the other, ready to assume the ...4 .-. P , V. . . ..i .-ut nriiiiia "nthar InV." il 1 1 1 1 . n i i mi i i . . ii . ... i. j which has been vaguely promised him Dy me powers inai ue. naiuianj t r.. r onif hliArinir thnt i i u fnt.l. 1 ......... J r.i.inr!i.ri.' ova at ltaftst eniiallv honest as himself, it does not occur to him to aouoc ine iiroriiisco ui uio i . . i 4.,. ' ' ThApafnii. a f n TT1 u 1 uiuei jvu. i" .v..-.. ready to assume his duties at a mo ments nOllCC J3UL DUfU IS UIU, ili-ii . i 1- tdlltni, him TT . . Bfurar. UlC nil lllil la i. ."'!- ....... n ly inquires for news of the "other job' of each visitor at the police station and waits. Boyd was removed on the grounas that he let prisoners escape from the rock pile. In reality, the escape of prisoners from the rock pile was not the fault of "Col." Boyd. The jail yard is poorly fenced, and is usually littered with captured joint fixtures tables and bars which are piled against the fence. An active prisoner can at any time i . v. o if A Hnvan -iiimrta nnrl land on 1 1 1 1 rvTT nun . j - . the street. On the south side of the yard is a flimsy board fence, and across the street from it a large office building. On the east la a tnin ooaru lence, viw,i living quarters across the street.likewise on the north and west. Should the guard shoot at an escaping prisoner, he might possiDiy .nil mm, sua tuoo -" i ..i . 1. tv.A flvinc lenil He V 11 LI III buoi. "I' would be more apt to miss him, and the bullet, wending its way across to some occupied building via the fence which WOUld not Stop a loau ui mm cuui., v.i .1 ........ i tnnncont hvstander. No. It Lilt; Ll .1 u ,-1 i . 1 1 . i . . . - w . was not Boyd's fault. The new guard, a negro who is better qualified for the position only in a few years of age, will lose prisoners, just as ma -.ui. du,u. If he attempts to use drastic measures such as shooting at the departing guest, he will get Into worse trouble than "Col." Boyd, who faces not the peniten tiary, but honest starvation. "Whon Mistah Wilkehson war chief," says Boyd, "somebody was a-tellin' me I must shoot prisoners when they run. Mistah Wilkehson he tol' me that talk was all wrong. 'They is fellow mans,' says Mistah Wilkehson, an' they is in heah because they got drunk er stole a little somethln. They is not like folks In th' penitenshy, an' you is right not to shoot dem. Shoot some po'-man what is In foh some 111' 'fence, an' you is jest as bald as ef you kill a good man, an' you go to de pentenshy. "I nevah kill nobody, an' ah'm glad ob it." It is certainly to be hoped that the "other job" is not all hot air. Old man Boyd has had his troubles during the years he has been supporting himself and family on the $40 a month which the city was paying him as a salve for his injuries in the service. His injuries have been added to by the ravages of rheumatism and old age, but sick or well Uncle Boyd failed not to appear at the station for duty. During the bad winter days when he knew that the prisoners would not be required to work on" the stone pile even when there were no pris oners in the Jail "Col." Boyd appeared as usual, and staid all day. Many Jail ers, present and past, have argued with the old- man on thla subject, advising him to go home and. doctor bis rhuma- It is Simply Impossible for you d To Get Anything But the Best $ End of the Deal When You Buy One of Our $15 or $12.50 Suits for '"pHEY'RE from our regular lines, which fact alone guarantees the style, the fit, the workmanship and the pure all wool ma terials employed. We still make the unqualk fied statement that we can fit all sizes, even the slims and stouts, but . you'll have to act quickly, for the price is doing the work. Rich and rare grajrs, finely woven blue serges and other effects in 2- and 3-piece styles, (t - all reduced to. ". p JL 3 VINE WOOD PAMC BIAVOILO IN High Dive Into a Lake of Fire Big Picnic of the Sons and Daughters of Justice All Day Tomorrow Minneapolis, drill team of The Sons and Daugh ters of Justice, composed of 16 young ladies which won first prize in the state competitive drill at the Auditorium in Topeka, March 14, of this year will give sc free exhibition drill in the sound shell Audi torium at p p. m. tomorrow, ORGANIZED IX 1808. CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFITS $420.000.00 ' . OFFICERS AXD DIRECTORS. J. R. Mulvane, President. A. Washburn T. B. Sweat A. W. Knowles, Vice President. Joab Mul-ane M. A. Low J. W. Thurston, Cashier. ' J. P. Griswold Chas. Wolft J. W. Farnsworth W. H. Davis tism, but he refused to budge before quitting time. ' ' The honest service of this old man, who is now too decrepit to seek pastures new, should not be overlooked. ON THE LAST STAGE. Only Fifty Cars Remain In the Annual Glidden Tour. Philadelphia, July 24. About fifty of the cars, all that remained of the 100 that started from Cleveland July 10 on the annual Olidden tour, left here today for New York, the last leg of the trip. Twenty of the cars left with clean scores. The first to get away was No. 31 of the Mercer Coun ty, N. J., Athletic club. It left at 7 a. m. from city hall where the cars were p; 'ted last nisht, and the last car got away at 7:40 a. m. The run ning time between here and New York,. 98 miles, will be 5 hours. Trenton. N. J.. July 2 4. The Glid den tourists passed through this city today without mishap. The first car arrived at 8:19 a. m. Under an ar rangement perfected by President Sad ler of the New Jersey Automobile- as sociation, the route through tho city was chansed so that the cars passed over the upper Delaware river bridge and through State street, the city's principal highway. The tourists were heartily greeted by the crowds along the route. At the bridge each car was handed a hamper of luncheon. Russo-Japanese Entente. Tokio, July 24. It is understood that the terms of the Russo-Japanese entente were finally agreed upon at the meeting of the elder statesmen yesterday. The entente probably will be published shortly and simultane ously in both countries. This step will precede the publication of the com mercial treaty between Russia and Japan. Insure Yourself Against Failure in Baking , By Using Victorex Baking Powder Every Can i Dated and Guaranteed It Complies With All Pure Food Laws INSIST UPON THE VICTOREX BRAND HIS MRS. CARTER GETS A DIVORCE.1 Her Husband, A. T. Carter, Made Lire Unbearable For Her. Mrs. Dollie Carter was granted a divorce today by Judge Dana In the district court from her husband A. T. Carter. They were married on June 2, 1902 at Carthage, Mo. Carter did not contest the divorce. Mrs. Carter asked for the divorce because her husband had made life unendurable for her. She declared that he was an habitual drunkard and that his actions towards her were such that she was forced to leave him on January 5. 1907. She went to liv with her parents then and has been living with them ever since. BOUGHT A LOAD OF LUMBER.'. John Hart Got the Change Which Was An He Wanted. A smooth individual giving the name of John Hart, which is no doubt fictitious, worked the Star Lumbei company for a little spare change Tuesday. He dropped into the lumber office and ordered a load of lumber which came to $13. SO. This he or dered delivered at the corner of First and Harrison streets, but when the driver reached that spot, he could find no one to receipt for the load, and returned it to the yards. Mean while Mr. Hart, alias something else, had paid for the load with a check for $63.50 and got the change. Newspapers Fined. Moscow. July 24. The Vledomoetl and the Slovo. two of the most liberal newspapers in the country, have been heavily fined ajrain. Fines have been imposed also upon several newspapers in Kiev, Kason and Penza.