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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL 17 STILL ONTHE MAP X Topeka Will Have Important Trail Road. Original Route Crossed Corner of Shawnee County. GO TO WORK AT ONCE Highway Improvement Will Be Made as Arranged. Herbert Miller, secretary. Allen Lamount DeCamp, vice presi dent; John Smith, secretary. Osage City Charles W. Barnes, vice president; Fred Bonebrake, secretary. One New Road to Pass Through Topeka and Lawrence. Topeka had a splendid delegation at Osage City Friday. There were many loaded cars and much enthu siasm. A few. days ago when the prelim inary meetings were held in Topeka to secure the Pan-American route, Topeka recognized that its great fight was composed of men from practically 1 Wilsey H. L. Myers every point on either route. Two j j, h. Gary, secretary. mmuxe uiscussiubs were permitted ana the meeting finally came an end with the appointment of a committee of seven which was recognized as a com mittee on resolutions. The result of the work of this com mittee is known and it was practical ly the same as was intended by the members of the association. While this conference committee was in ses sion, an excited crowd was clamoring , for admission to the convention which was held in the skating rink. The Ottawa, Olathe and other dele gations from points along the Santa Fe cutoff arrived in Osage City ahead of the train over the main line. They well knew what effoi s would be ex tended by the crowd on this train and sought to crowd them off the conven tion floor by congregating in the con vention hall ahead of the Topeka Lawrence crowd. They succeeded in filling the hall to such an extent that not more than one-half of the main line crowd eould enter but did not ac complish their desire for exclusive recognition. " ' " ' aooui.iaLjUII ueiu Liie meeting in Osage City to make plans and create interest that that route be approved east to Kansas City. They went to Osage City, and realizing the Intense interest that was manifest, prepared a resolution before the meet ing was called to order, which was in accordance with the resolution offered oy me committee from the self vice president; stocks were heavy most of the week. The depression was due in part to the Council Grove A. B. Kinkle. vice reluctance of traders to buy stocks president; C. W. Block, secretary. ; snortly before the meeting of congress Bushong C. E. Leir.ker, vice presi- ! and the publication of the president's dent. i message. Trade reports showed im- Admire D. C. Hauck, vice president; i provement in some directions. In the BURNS IN TOPEKA Detective Who Solved the Mc Namara Case Worked Here. copper trade there was a falling off in demand. DIVIDES THE DUTIES Came as A gent of U.S. Treasury to Solve Counterfeiting. ap MARSHALL NEMAHA j PR0WN DONlPHAfO) &EART i wABADNiEE ! SHAWNEE , jfSj 1 S U DLAS ...-.:c I lo I eft I f., tj MO Count I 1 LY0N OSAGt MIAMI -IjjJ J J CHASE O I I 1 COFFEY ANPER50NI U n)N I I ' I The Three Santa Fe Trail Routes as A dopted at the Osage City Meeting was with Ottawa, and the Lawrence meeting and the Osage City meeting were first planned by Topeka people wit hthe hope that the proposed Pan American route by way of Ottawa would be defeated, as it was thought it could not go by way of Ottawa and Topeka. There was a tremendous amount of t nthusoasm. and it was believed that the Topeka rnd Lawrence crowds with what assistance they could get else where, will enable Topeka to locate the Pan-American route from Kansas City To Lawrence at Topeka and defeat the proposed route from Kansas City by way of Ottawa and Osage City. This was the plan. The real movement, of course, was to get improved roads into and out of Topeka in various directions, whether we got the Pan-American route or not. They had felt confident that they would defeat Ottawa and capture the official Santa Fe Trail route but had misgivings and when they arrived at Osage City they found that the Ot tawa delegation and its friends had preceded them. ihey too came in a special train with bands and banners. They had coralled the seats in the rink in which the meeting was to be held and were up and ready for the fray. After W. W. Webb and J. Will Kel ley had canvassed the situation they decided to adopt the late Chet Thomas' advice, "if you can't beat em, join 'em." aiid this was done. Accordingly a compromise was made by which the Santa Fe trail route which may never be built be tween Olathe and Scranton, was des ignated as the official route, and the Topeka and Ottawa routes were viewed as branch linen;. The result will be that there will be two roads-' one through Olathe. Lawrence and Topeka and one through Olathe and Ot tawa. There may never be an official route east of Scranton unless the gov ernment builds it. The many enthusiastic delegates repre sented masses of people which have concluded that the roads of the entire state should be improved, that the state be put on an equal basis with the surrounding states and the recognition by this organization was sought that the respective towns be placed on the map of the Autoists' Blue Book. This alone will cause the people through out the territory represented to im prove and maintain the public high vays and to work for the interest of su.h which will make the state more popular for the overland motorists and will cause them to visit the cities which figure prominently in the his 'tory of the state and of the entire country. The approval of the route from Osage City to Topeka and thence to Kansas City through the intermediate points wa6 all tnat was expected ny tne to ?ka and Lawrence delegation. The delegation realized that the people of Ottawa also wanted recognition and were willing that it be given them. Touches Shawnee County. Everybody realized that neither town and but few of the intermediate ;owns over either route were actually on the Old Santa Fe trail, but near enough to the historic highway that it was believed that deviation would not be objectionable. The Santa Fe trail crossed the southeast corner or Lion. Shawnee county, near Richland, 14 miles from Topeka. In drafting the two routes proposed th men realized the above facts and also realized that the approved route of the New Santa Fe Trail associa tion was not over the route used by the freighters 1th oxen during the frontier and days of the woolly west. The delegation from Ottawa and other points on the Santa Fe cutoff were not willing to share honors with the cities on the route over the main line. They wanted exclusive recogni tion and this alone almost caused a riot which would have ended disas trously. ' M , Men from practically every aeiega.- ion represented oecome eninusea anu with the excitement that prevailed, a riot miteht have resulted had it not been for the good judgment of some of the quick thinking men of the con vention. The meeting of the self ap pointed conference committee which was held in the parlors of the Everest hotel early in the afternoon probably jsrevented trouble. The committee pointed conference committee. Following the adoption of the reso lution offered by the committee, the convention was turned over to the of ficers and members of the Old Santa Fe Trail association. C. W. Black of Council Grove, acting for T. W. Whit ing, president of the association, took charge of the meeting. Realizing that it was impossible to accomplish the desired work of the association, he announced that an adjournment would be taken until 7 o'clock and that the meeting would be held in the parlors of the Everest hotel. Resolution Adopted This meeting was a mere formality. The resolution which was adopted at the convention was accepted and an other resolution which provided for the approval of both roads was adopt ed. This was followed by the election of a 'ice president and a secretary from each of the principal towns along the two routes and the meeting ad journed. The resolution adopted by the association is as follows: "Tour executive board, with a feel ing of malice toward none and in a spirit of hearty co-operation with every good roads organization or high way now established or to be estab lished, does hereby recommend that we reaffirm continued allegiance to the road heretofore located and that we stand by our original intention of establishing this highway as nearly as practical to the old and original Santa Fe trail and approve a location from Osage City to Burlingame. Scranton, Baldwin. Gardner. Olathe and Kansas City, and your board recommends that the above mentioned towns, to gether with any other on or near this highway who will pledge their loyal support to the highway, be admitted to full membership in this organiza tion." List of Officers Chosen. The following is th l.t of vice presi dents and secretaries representing the cities on the two new routes which were admitted to membership in the Old Santa Fe Trail association: Burlingame J. T. Pringle. vice presi dent: C. A. Staddord. secretary. Scranton Dave Mahoney. vice presi dent; C. F. Bolton, secretary. Carbond:ile J. M. Pattison, vice pres ident; J. u. Hewett, secretary. Overbrook William Bonel. vice presi dent: J. A. Kesler, secretary. Baldwin C. P. Ives, vice president; M. M. Morgan, secretary. Edgerton M. J. Kelly, vice president; J. R. Whitlock., secretary. Gardner F. W. Sponoval, vice presi dent; Arthur Brigham, secretary. Olathe D. H. Rodgers, vice president; C. M. Morris, secretary. Overland Park L. D. Breyfogle, vice president; John H. Piatt, secretary. Topeka W. W. Webb, vice president; S. J. Hodgins, secretary. Lawrence A. P. Hall, vice president; A. F. Fisner. secretary. Ottawa F. J. Miller, vico president; L. L. McKim. secretary. Wnkarusa Not named. Willow Springs Not named. The Executive Committee. The list of officers of the association before the routes were approved yester day comprise the executive committee as follows: President T. W. Whiting. Council Grove. Secretary Frank A. Davis. Hering- George Sharitt, clerk of the Cnited States circuit court, followed closely the develonments in the McNamara cases and paid particular attention to the work of Detective vviniam j Burns, who brought the two brothers to the bar of justice. Burns has worked cn several cases in Topeka and Mr. Sharitt became well acquainted with the famous detective and third degree man. It was nearly IS year sago when the government encountered much trouble with counterfeiters, who seemed to thrive in Kansas. Burns, a burly red- haired Irishman, was at that time in the service of the treasury department at Washington and was sent to Kansas to solve the trouble. In the Kansas work. Burns never exhibited excep tional ability, according to the federal officers, and" the trouble in this terri tory was more often disposed of by the United States marshal's force. Not until several years after his Kansas experience, did the Chicago de tective begin to show his real worth. His experience as an attache of the treasury department was probably the foundation on which he built his career and recently came into prominence as one of the foremost of the country's secret service men. "I recall especially one of Burns' visits to Topeka." said Mr. Sharitt to day, as he talked ot tne unexpecteu pleas of guilty in the recent McNamara cases, "but at that time i awn t iooit Oil Burns as a man of special ability. Burns had worked on several counter feiting cases, when suddenly a Topeka man was suspected of passing bad money. From embossing plates, the man had produced a very presentable $5 bill. In fact, it was above the ordi nary. Men in the local office laid a trap for the Topekan and he was caught in the act of passing $1,000 worth of the bad money. "Not until after the arrest in the case did Burns come to Topeka. I re member the tilt in the district attor ney's office, when Burns demanded that the worthless bills be turned over to him to be taken to Washington. The district attorney's force refused to comply with this request and Burns returned to Washington without the money. After securing a conviction in the case, the money was sent to the department." W. H. Thompson, a deputy marshal at the time of Burns' visits in Kansas, today recalled the Chicago man. To the men who were in the service in those days. Burns was known as a determined, hard headed and unrelenting Irishman with something of the disposition of a bulldog. There were never any conflicts between Burns and the Kansas officials, but the detective became known as an advertiser and this suspicion kept down a too wel come reception to the state. As a third degree man. Burns showed his. real worth. One day he sent for a suspect. Burns save the man a chair near a window, with the light shining i brightly (n the visitor's eyes. In a slow monotone. Bimns began to question nit. visitor. Then his voice began to rise to a higher pitch. The man became uneasy and the burly detective jumped to his feet and towered above the man in the ehair. His tones grew louder and louder and Burns heaped abuse on his man wltnout stint. Near the close of the in terview. Burns branded the man as guilty of the charge. When he denied it. Burns applied the fighting word. Every minute he kept risht after his victim and his eyes never left those of the man in the chair. Burns got the desired information. It was bis way of doing things. John P. Glynn, a member of the Burns service, was in Topeka a few hours Fri day. He visited the United States mar shal's office late yesterday afternoon and left nn an evening train for Chicago. He left Topeka before receiving news of the pleas of guilty in the McNamara cases in Los Angeles, which was printed in the postscript edition of the State Journal. CALL MONEY HIGH. II. C. Fribble, Freight Claims Auditor of S. F., Reports to General Auditor. As a result of the death of former Freight Auditor A. A. Hayes, the freight auditing department has been divided. The freight claim department, of which H. C. Pribble is the head as freight claim auditor, has heretofore been a part qf the freight auditor's office. Mr. Pribble re porting to the freight auditor. Effective with the appointment of W. W. Strick land as freight auditor, the division was made, and beginning with December 1 the freight claim department will be a separate and distinct department in itself, and Mr. Pribtde as the head of the de partment will report direct to Mr. W. E Bailey at Chicago the executive head of the accounting department of the Santa Fe System. jr. C. Pribble, Freight Claims Auditor or the Santa Fe. In the freight claim department are ad justed all claims made for overcharge in freight and all claims for loss and dam age to freight at all points on the A. T. & S. F. railway. The position of freight claim auditor is a contentious one as the auditor must deal with, thousands of knotty propositions in seeing to it that Justice is done between his road and its patrons. The freight claim department of the Santa Fe road is said to be one of the best in the country. Claims are set tled promptly and impartially. Mr. Pribble is a young man, being but 31 years of age. His experience in freight auditing and claim work has been varied and thorough. He entered the service of the Santa Fe railway after leaving the Topeka high school 19 years ago, since which time he has been continuously in the accounting department. Mr. Pribble was born in Topeka January 30. 1ST5. edu cated in the Topeka schools and is essen tially a Topeka product and an exponent of what Topeka stands for. He has a host of friends who will be glad to hear of his further promotion. From this time until Christmas we shall turn our thoughts to making this The Christmas Store Whenever you come you will find many new attractions in Christmas merchandise displayed on all floors, from the Base ment Toy Department, where we have the largest stock of dolls that we have ever shown, mechanical and other toys of many kinds, to the Picture and Novelty Furniture Depart ment on the Fifth Floor. This store is equipped with every facility for the conven ience of Christmas shoppers. Broad aisles and large space for displaying merchandise, prevent crowding, even on the busiest days. Pienty of light and air, two elevators, the Rest Room, and the Tea Room add to your comfort. Mail is re ceived, and registered, money orders issued at the Postoffihe on the Main Floor. Our telephones and checkstand are free. Topeka Steam FOR DEPARTED ELKS Memorial Service Held at tbe Hall on Sunday. Six For Cent tlie Top Reached Since Last January. New York, Dec. 2. A sharp rise in Tbe local lodge B. P. O. Elks will hold the annual memorial services of the order Sunday, December 3, at the lodge rooms at 4 o'clock in the after noon. C. B. Reed will deliver the eulogy and James L. King will make the memorial address. It has been the custom of the Elks for many years to set aside the date of the first Sunday in December as a day for paying tri bute to the '.'departed brothers." The names of all dead members of the lodge since its charter was granted are read at these sessions, but the mem bers who have died in the past year are eulogized separately. rhe ceremonies on memorial day are beautiful and impressive. A spe cial ritual is carried through. The address has to do with sentiment and friendship and unselfishness, the sav ins virtues of the race. The music for the services of tomorrow will be furnished by Hermann Springer and a rjuartette. All members of the order are expected to attend and their fami lies and friends art welcome. During the ceremonies tomorrow the names of 43 dead members of the local ; lodge will be read a notable muster j roll of some of the best known busi- i ness and professional men of the city of former years. The world forgets! quickly; the business world covers up a gap in the ranks like the water rolls! over the ripples made by a falling stone; society only stops its gay course i Boiler Works JOSEPH BROMICH, Prop. 113-129 Jefferson Street, Topeka Kan. Have on hand at all times a full line of black and galvanized gas, steam and water pipe, pipe fittings, steam and gas valves, steam hose, packing oil cups, glasses, stc. Pipe cut and threaded to your order. Our prices are right. Work done while you wait. CALL AND SEE US Ind. Phone 465 Bell Phone 463 Treasurer O. C. Billings, Marion. Lyons H. C. Gaylor, vice president; A. C. Blair, secretary. Little Riv-r E. B. Farrell, vice presi dent; George Morehouse, secretary. Windotn Ed Lindell. vice president; J. C. Ulerey. secretary. Conway Jess Allen, vice president. McPherson E. C. Crary. vice presi dent; H. A. Rawland. secretary. Galva Chas. Grilly, vice president; RG. Barnes, secretary. Canton J. E. Champlin, vice presi dent: B. F. Stephens, secretary. Lehigh P. P. Janke. vice president; A. B. Hirschler. secretary. Hillsboro F. L Armstrong, vice pres ident.; S. B, Auenergardt, secretary. Marion Herbt M. Thorp, vice presi dent: Rosse Case, secretary. Lincolnville H. Tiemier, vice presi dent; F. A. Smith, secretary. Lost Springs E. P. Maurer, vice pres ident; C. F. Mott. secretary. Herington W. H. Mott. vice presi dent; Frank A. Davis, secretary. Delevan A. L. Owens, vice president; W. W. Ray, secretary. money rates and the approach of the long enough to go to tne runerai ana meeting of congress tended to reduce shed a tear and drop a blossom. But '. . f , . ,, . . the Elks never forget. Once a year Operations 111 M-uliv tiiin w-r.. rtiri ruling at abnormally low rates for the entire year, call money rose to 6 per cent, the highest figure since early in January. Interest and dividend dis bursements of December 1, and the continued outflow of gold to Canada, South America and San Francisco were mainly responsible for the change. Bear traders made use of this factor to sell the market and the lodge room hears again the name of the brother who visits there no more. BLOW TO UNIONISM. Victor 77 Humphreys Seventy-Seven Breaks up Grip and COLDS Cold feet. If you have cold feet. It shows a lack of circulation and a predisposi tion to take Cold If you will take "Seventy-seven" at the first feelinjr of a Cold lassitude, a chill, a sneeze, a shiver, or scrapy throat before the Influenza or the Cough set in It will start the blood coursing through your veins and break up the Cold If the Cold is neglected, "Seventy- seven" is still the best thing, but takes longer All dealers soil "Seventy-seven." 25c, or mailed. Humphreys' Homeo. Medicine Co.. Cor. William and Ann Streets, New York. Berger Views It From Socialist Standpoint. the Washington, Dec. 2. Victor Berger, the Socialist member of congress, in dis cussing the McNamara confession today described It as "the greatest blow that has ever come to the Gompers-Mitchell school of unionism." '"This school never wanted to abolish capitalism and to introduce socialism," said Mr. Bereer. "All the 'pure and simpler' wants is to add a few pents a day to the worker's wagti. And not hoping much from tne ballot and inde pendent political action, desperate charac ter readily turned to desperate acts. "This case will teach the 'pure and simpers' that the ballot is infinitely more powerful than the dynamite bomb. "As for the McNamarae. they also are victims of the class struggle and while j their acts are Indefensible it may not be amiss to point out that capitalism is killing and maiming annually hundreds of thousands In the mines, railroads and factories without this fact receiving a passing notice in the public press. "On tbe other hand, this fearful case must result in opening the eyes of mil lions to the Ineffectiveness of not only pure simpledom but also of syndlcatlsm, direct action. Sabotage and other forms of anarchism. 6 O Improved Kansas and Oklahoma Farms The following is a partial list of those we have on hand, subject to prior sale: Oklahoma Amount No. Acres Location Exinr's Valua WOO.OO 40 Comanche $115000 400.00 SO Comanche 1600.00 400.00 SO Woods 1500.00 400.00 1B0 Woodward 2550. 00 400.00 160 Woods IMB.M 500.00 160 Kills . 2150.no 500.00 160 Beaver 2200.00 5C0.00 160 Beaver 1700.00 5C0.O0 SO Comanche lTOO.'X) 600.00 160 Woodward 1800.00 600.00 160 Beaver 1910.00 600.00 160 Bearer 2100.C0 800.00 160 Beaver 4100.00 900.00 160 Stephens Sfino.un 900.00 160 Dewey 27:r;.'V) 900.00 . 160 Harper 8200.00 1000.00 80 Harmon 2800.00 1000.00 160 Comanche 25O0.'pO 1000.00 160 Jefferson 1000.00 80 Jackson 3300.09 1200.00 160 Comanche i 3200.00 80 Comanche 3600.00 1300.00 360 Jefferson Ouoo.fO 1500.00 160 Tillman 4100.00 1500.00 80 Comanche 4200.00 1500.00 160 Comanche 4400.00 1500.00 120 Jackson 8200.00 1500.00 160 Jackson 4400.00 1500.00 322 Harper 4010.00 1600.00 160 Comanche ilSO.OO 1600.00 160 Comanche 4000.00 1900.00 160 Comanche 5200.00 1SOO.00 160 Tillman 4S00.OO 1SO0.O0 160 Comanche 4700.00 1800.00 320 Jackson 8000.00 1850.00 160 Comanche 5000.00 2000.00 160 Comanche C300.W 2000.00 160 Comanche 6400. 2250.00 160 Comanche eooo.uo 2350.00 . 100 " Harmon 5600.00 2300.00 160 Comanche fiSOO.n 2500.00 160 Comanche 7000.00 25CO.O0 160 Comanche 6SO0.O0 2500.il0 160 Harmon 6400.00 2500.00 160 Comanche 6100.00 26000.00 320 Jackson 7700.00 2800.00 160 Jackson 760O.K1 3000.00 320 Gradv S300.0i' 3000.00 160 Tillman 10600.00 3000.00 159 Tillman 9000.00 Amount S500.00 1300.00 4000.00 4000.00 4000.00 9000.00 No. Acres 160 80 480 160 160 SCO Kansas Location Meade Wabaunsee Pratt Sedgwick Kingman Pratt Examtacr'H Valuation $1700.1 2800.00 17600.00 12000.00 inooo 00 29000.00 Further lists and full particulars upon request. 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