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10 PAGES EVERYBODY 10 PAGES NEEDS IT READ LAST EDITION. TUESDAY EVENING. TOPE K A. KANSAS. OCTOBER 22, 1912 Tuesday; evkntnq. On Bale by newsboys at TV O CENTS On trains and newsstands FIVE CENTS c ji V ON THELAST LAP Campaign Plans of All Farties Hare Been Changed As a Result of the Injury Col. Roosevelt. to ONE MORE IMPORTANT SPEECH May Be Delivered by Each of the Candidates. Work Is Being Concentrated on the Debatable States. New York, Oct. 22. Campaign managers are revising plans for the windup of the presidential fight. Th'i injury to Colonel Roosevelt, the volun tary withdrawal of Governor "Wilson from the stump and the fact that neither President Taft nor Vice Presi dent Sherman has taken part in the active work of the campaign has re sulted in changing plans in all '.hrce of the chief political campaigns. The ensuing two weeks will witness The ensuU-g two weeks will witne. s a concentration ui a,t,in.j j. - tions where the respective manager. believe the outlook is most favorai'e for the capture of disputed ground. Governor Johnson 13 to fill in most of Colonel Roosevelt's proposed engapr- mf-nta in the east and the Democr, leaders are rushing a number of thir chief speakers into Pennsylvania and v-or vnrir to take ud the work planned originally for Governor Wil son. The Democratic campaign will ce.i tor in Ppn nsvlvania from this time forth, according to statements mad here. A score of Democratic senators in fntis-rppsmen who have Det-u speaking throughout the country will be sent into tne state tins wccn.. ... the hope of making inroads on here tofore solid Republican ground. The Republican fight also is to be quick ened in the east with a concentration of forces in New York state. Secre tary of State Knox is to deliver several speeches in astern cities, including Buffalo and New York. It is expected that Senator Lodge and Secretary Meyer will join the Republican speak ing force, which already includes Secretaries Nagel and Wilson. Forme-.-Congressman J. Adam Bede and John Harlan of Chicago who followed Colonel Roosevelt throughout his en tire western tour will stump New Kngland and eastern states until elec tion. Col. Roosevelt's arrival from Chi cago today was not expected to alter Progressive plans. Senator Joseph M. Dixon had determined to leave to the judgment of Col. Roosevelt's doctors the question of his appearance October SO at the big Progressive rally at Madi eon Square Garden, New York, but Progressive leaders were plainly hope ful that the candidate would be able to join Governor Johnson and Oscar S. Straus in that demonstration. Should he speak there Governor Wilson will probably speak in the same hall at a Democratic rally the following night. President Taft will make one final campaign speech according to an nouncement from bis headquarters. He will speak in New Y'ork November 2 at the dinner to be given to Charles L. Hilles, chairman of the Republican committee, and it is understood the Fpeeeh will be in the nature of a "mes- page" to the country such as Governor j Wilson is to issue on the same day- through the medium of the "Wilson Marshall day" demonstration. democratic leaders have determined upon Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska, Kan fas, Nevada, and New Jersey as the ftates where they will concentrate ef forts to carry state legislatures in the hope of electing Democrats to succeed Republicans in the United States scn p.te MADE HANGMAN NOOSE For Half Century Meyers Made Ropes to Hang Men. Baltimore, Md., Oct. 22. The man who for half a century made the ropes which brought to an end the lives of many criminals, is dead here. He was William H. Meyers, 76 years old. H-s 1 made the noose which strangled Gui- j teau, who murdered President Gar- ' field. He also mit.li the nun wh . hi ended the life . f the iu.t..ri- s -X ri :. n, ! Horn in this city, more than fifty ; and s"e. with as '.ittle apparent con years rgo, and !! ether murderers ; cern, I'-ft tht party and seated herself i!'.ce hanged he -e. j at another table with the new comer. The lives of the Mollie Maguires. ' While these two talked the three per who were hanged at Pottsville and i sons with whom the young woman Mauch Chunk, Pa., in 1S7S. were i had entered left the cafe. A moment taken with ropes spun by Mr. Meyers, i later the throng heard a cry. , ,. ii. c Hangings, where his ropes were used. GETS 6-LEAF CLOVER. Oirl Sends Four for Luck and Two to Beat Bull Moose. Beverly, Mass., Oct. 22. President Taft receeived yesterday from a little girl a six leaf clover. The child wrote that she was eight years old. said she pent It, "four leaves for good luck and two to defeat the Bull Moose." AGE WEDS YOUTH. leavemvorth Dentist Aged rles Girl 16. 65 Mar- Kansas City, Oct. 22. He was a distinguished looking man, apparent ly about 65 years old tall and erect, with gray hair and gray mustache and imperial. And sh'e was just a little more than 16 and very nervous and timid, as she stood waiting outside the private office of John T. Sims, probate judge of Wyandotte county, on the Kansas side, while her escort remained within for a few minutes. The judge was sought. "Married?" he said, in surprise. "Oh, no! We had Just been talking business." Then the visitor was found. "Mar ried?" he said. "Yes, of course but you can't put anything about it in the papers I asked the judge to have it kept out." And he chuckled with assurance, refusing to disclose their names. Then Judge Sims confessed that the distinguished looking man was Dr. J R. Boyd and the young woman was Mildred King both registered from Leavenworth. Leavenworth. Kan., Oct. 22. Dr. J. R. Boyd is a pioneer of Leavenworth and is widely known here. For years he was a dentist, but retired last summer after the death of his son, Carelton Boyd, and had been living at the Planters hotel. His first wife died a year ago. Two daughters are married and live in the northwest. Miss Mildred King is the daughter of a guard at the federal prison. She had been working in a confection ery store, where Doctor Boyd met her Her parents were not made ac quainted with her plans. MEETING TONIGHT Stubbs and Bristow to Speak at the Auditorium. Progressives Plan Rousing Rally of the Campaign. The Stubbs-Bristow meeting at the auditorium tonight will call back recol- ivluhs ui Lutr pu.nn uajs wnen toicn light processions and parades were one of the features of a political campaign in Kansas. This is the first important meeting in Topeka in the interest of Stubbs' candidacy for United States senator and a big parade on Kansas avenue will precede the meeting in the auditorium. There will be brass bands and banners in the street parade and in the auditorium both Stubbs and Bris tow will handle the 1912 political situ.i tion in Kansas without gloves. Shortly after 8 o'clock this evening the Kansas avenue parade will start. Both the Knights, and Ladies of Secur ity band and Jeckson's band will be in the parade, while Marshall's band will furnish the music at the auditorium. Several hundred Stubbs enthusiasts will march in the parade. Many of these workers will carry banners with slogans characteristic of the campaigns in the early 90s. "Hear Stubbs Tonight," "Stubbs for a Square Deal," "Stubbs Will Represent All People," and "Kan sas Needs Stubbs in Washington," are some of the declarations and state ments contained on the banners to be earned by the Stubbs followers Both Stubbs and Bristow will tell of tne political situation in the state. Right here in Topeka, where the fight ing is bitter and the Stubbs opposition has been perhaps the most apparent, Stubbs and Bristow will express their frank and candid opinion of the men who are leading the opposition to the Bull Moose candidates on the Republi can state ticket. Both men are moat forceful speakers and ti.ey will lay aside formalities in their statements concerning the Kansas situation. Preceding the meeting there will be a band concert and pipe organ recital in the auditorium. Speakine will begin at S o'clock. W. W. Mills will preside at the meeting and following the Stubbs Bristow speeches, a short talk will h made by some well known Shawnee county Republican. This speech will be in behalf of the Rennblican tickot in this county and all county candidates r-.ave oeen urged to attend the meeting. FIGHT TO DEATH Unknown 3ran and Woman Kill Each Other. Name of Xeither Known Only One Outcry. St. Louis. Oct. 22. In the crowded Falstaff cafe in the heart of the down town district a man and a woman fought to the death at midnight Mon day night. Neither has yet been iden tified by thi police. No one in the throng of Bohemians and after thea ter diners could be found who knew either of the principals in the tragedy. A postcard may identify the man. It was addressed to L. D. Morrell and signed by Hannah C. Kelly, 36 Babbit street, Dayton, Ohio. The woman wore a wedding ring inscribed M. C. O'D to A. P. The woman was seated in the cafe with two men and a woman when the unidentified man entered. He went quietly to the table, called the woman i ne man stood above the woman aud plunged a knife into her body. She screamed and they struggled intc the center of the room where she wrested the knife from the man and stabbed him in the throat. He fell dead and she sank down on his body. A score of women fainted and men fled. The woman died on the way to the hospital without speaking a word. The tragedy occurred without the slightest warning. Within five min utes the street above the Falstaff was massed with people and more than 50 hysterical women were being cared for. The double killing was so amazing that investigation began slowly and so far has been practically fruitless. Search for the three persons with whom the dead woman was dining did not furnish even a clue to their identi ty. Few persons could be found who could even describe them. The wom an's single cry before the first knilc stroke was the only sound uttered by either in the duel of 30 seconds. The woman had been stabbed twice and her fingers cruelly slashed before she secured the knife. At a late hour the police were toid by one of the cafe owners who In fear had fled at the killing, that the wo man had been in the cafe twice with the man who seemed insanely jealous of her. He declared, however, he had no Idea who they were. Weather Forecast for Kansas. j Fair tonight and Wednesoay. Slow- j ly rising temperature. I THEY WON'T Wk Wilson and Prosperity Words That Refuse to Unite Says President taft in Letter to John Wanamaker. Beverly, Mass., Oct. 22. White House officials have made public a letter from President Taft to John Wana maker of Philadelphia, dealing with some of the issues of the campaign and thanking Mr. Wanamaker in his own behalf and on behalf of the peo ple of the nation for his "splendid work.'1 The president's letter dealt almost exclusively with the tariff and prosperity, which he declared was largely due to protection. The letter in part reads: "Mr. Dear Mr. Wanamaker: I want to thank you for the splendid work you are doing for the success of the Republican party in the approaching election. I thank you not for myself alone, but for the people at large who have so much to lose, so little to gain from a change of administration, who will indeed suffer if a Democratic president and a Democratic congress secure the opportunity to make good their platform pledges and an extra session of congress is called next March to change the tariff from a pro tective to a revenue basis. "The abundant crops of this year are already operating to decrease the cost of living to the American working man, while there is every indication that wages will be maintained. On the other hand, our factories are run ning full time, there are aounaant or ders ahead, wages high and it is labor, not employment of which there is a scarcity. The wage earner is just on the eve of garnering his harvest, and if the existing conditions are not changed by a political upheaval, we will se the balance in the savings banks grow in the next four years as never be fore. "We have experimented in the past with the tariff theories of our Demo cratic friends. You will recall as clearly as I do the distress which fol lowed the passage of the Wilson bill. Is there not a certain significance in the fact that it is another Wilson who would again subject us to such an experiment. Wilson and prosper ity are words that refuse to go to gether in our American history. "The election of a Democratic pres ident would mean the election of a Democratic senate and house and the present congress has proved how sav agely and with what recklessness the Democrats would deal with the tariff if they were in full control of the ex ecutive and legislative branches of the government. I can not understand how any American voter can fail to see that by throwing away his vote on the third party or by voting to put the Democrats in power in the White House and in congress he is as surely courting disaster as is the small child playing with matches." Chang of Plans. There has been a sudden shift in President Taft's vacation plans, and in consequence he probably will re turn to Washington for the winter next Sunday. If the program as ten tatively announced is carried out, the summer White House here will be closed Friday and the president and Mrs. Taft will end their vacation then. With the change in plans came the announcement that Secretary of State nox will arrive in Beverly Wednes day, to be the president's guest for several days. Mr. Knox will accom pany the president and Mrs. Taft on a motor trip of two days into New Hampshire and Maine. There are many things about which the president wishes to consult his secretary of state. The Panama tolls, the Mexican and Nicaraguan situa tions and other diplomatic questions that have assumed great importance since Mr. Knox left for Japan, will be taken up in detail by the presi- j dent. No special significance is at tached to the long visit of Mr. Knox I with the president, but it was said that many matters will come up which ! will require careful consideration. I TRY TO KILL Wi State's Principal Witness At tacked Soon After Murder. Sow Believed Auto Saved E. S Moore's Life. Wellington, Kan., Oct. 22. Since E. S. Moore, the second hand man, had been found to be a most important witness in the McKnelly case, the of ficers are wondering if the assault on Mr. Moore a few nights after the arrest of Otto has any significance relative to the murder case. As Moore was going home a few nights after the murder he was as saulted by two men. He was struck with something that might have been a sandbag. An automobile which happened to come along at the mo ment is believed to have frightened the assailants away before they could do any more harm. He describes the men as one being small and the other of ordinary height. Mr. Moore has testified that Otto McKnelly bought a .38 caliber revol ver at his store on about September 6, and that there was another man with McKnelly when he paid for the gun. The officers are now trying to find who this man was. and as they are working on the theory of young McKnelly's. guilt, they think it may nM be improbable that McKnelly's companion may have been responsible for the attack on Mr. Moore, know ing he wai an important witness against McKnelly. The officers believe they will get some very important evidence if they can find the man who was with Otto when he bought the gun. "I suppose you are proud of your wife's literary success?" said the intimate friend. "Yes." replied Mr. Stubbs. "Only I wish she wouldn't insist on making the hero of every novel a tall, athletic young man, : . . t. . , I .. ..I....;.... 1 . t . . . . Anvbodv can see that I am short, tut. bald and compelled to wear specs." The pathfinder. TURKS ON THE RUN The Sultan's Army Is Being Pushed Back Steadily By the Servian Forces Moving in Four Columns. HEAVY FIGHTING IS REPORTED With Severe Losses on Part of Both Belligerents. The Moslem Retreat From Ela zona Becomes a Panic. Belgrade, Oct. 22. The four Ser vian armies are advancing slowly into Turkish territory, but are meeting with stubborn resistance from the Turkish troops, according to official reports reaching here from the front. The first Servian army, operating ! the direction of the fortress of TJsk ip has reached the vicinity of Kumanova only ten miles away from Uskup. Tho Servian troops today captured th-s j outlying positions around the town and a general attack on the town it self is expected today. The Servian army approaching Pristina along the river Ibar, had a serious engagement yesterday with a strong force of Turkish troops and Arnaut irregulars, estimated by the Servian commander at 40,000 men, with ten companies of Turkish re serves and four batteries of artillery The fight took place In the Hocstld'd pass, in the vicinity of the Servian towns of Bashka and Yenipazar, on the Servian frontier. The Servians took the offensive and captured the entrance to the pass after some very heavy fighting. The Turkish troops then retired and the Servians were able to pass through on to the plains of the Turkish province of Kossovo. The Servian army was unable to ad vance farther by reason of darkness, but the weather generally is excellent for military operations. The losses of the Servian troops were considerable while those of the Turks are believed to have been very heavy. Another Servian arnjy operating in the northern part of Novipazar ias captured all the Turkish block houses I and advance to positions around the I town of Sienitza. Tne first convoy or wounded readi ed Belgrade today. It consisted of about 15fl men, the majority of whom were only slightly " wounded. Kinr? Peter crossed the border in a motor car and was enthusiastically received by the troops. Fleeing In Panic. Athens, Oct. 2 2. The Turkish army is fleeing In panio from Dhisikata on the way to the Turkish town of Servia in the north, according to a semi-official statement issued here today. The Greek troops are said to be pursulni them vigorously. When the Turks precipitately aban doned the town of Elazona, it is said, they left behind them their staff maps and a million cartridges. They also dropped during their retreat much of their clothing and most of their engi neering implements. The total losses to the Greeks dur ing the first day's engagement are given as one captain, two sublieuten ants and nineteen men killed and seventy-five wounded. The Greek troops in Epirus have occupied the heights commanding Grimbovo and those of Xirovouni. The Turkish artillery fire upon the heights of Grimbovo was without material ef fect. Greeks Cross Turkish Frontier. London, Oct. 2 2. The armies of Servia, Bulgaria and Greece continued today to clear their way to their main objective points, the Turkish fortresses of Uskup, Adrianople and Servia, the last of these a Turkish town on the Grecian frontier. Greek armies have crossed the Turkish frontier at two points. In Kpicus, on the west, they have occu- I pied the heights of Grimbovo, while at the eastern end they are pursuing the Turkish troops to their base at the town of Servia, where an important battle is expected to be fought. The taking of the town by the Greeks would carry them appreciably nearer to the Manastic and Saloniki road. The Servians are probably having the hardest fighting at the present moment. Operating toward Uskup and Prishtina and further north in the district of Novipazar, they have to contend not only against Turkish regu lars but also against the Arnauts fierce Albanian tribesmen. One of their armies has advanced as far as the city of Kuananova, the principal town between the Servian frontier and Uskup. The Servians have secured possession of the mountai npass lead ing to Prishtina, Military authorities suggest that King Ferdinand's Bulgarians will not attempt to rush the fortress of Adrianople, but will mask it and move around it to the east or the west. The reported intention of the Bulgarian army to pass Adrianople and to head direct for Constantinople Is dismissed as impracticable by military men. The distance is the same as that from Dalny to Mukden in Manchuria which took the Japanese army a year to cover. TO GET MORE GAS Receivers Ask Permission to Spend $600,000. Complete Main to Tulsa Field Their Intention. Kansas City, Oct. 22. The receiv ers for the Kansas Natural Gas com pany will ask Judge Pollock of the Kansas federal court today to author ize them to extend the gas mains into new fields under the receivership. The reporj., it was "said, would not mention the price of gas to consumers. It was intended, if the court gives assent ,to extend the partially com pleted main to the Tuisa field. The cost is estimated at $600,000. JURY HEARS STORY Girl's Mother and Lucile Cam eron on Stand. Life With Johnson to Probed This Afternoon. Be Chicago, Oct. 22. The federal grand jury today began. its investiga tion of the charges that Jack John son, the negro champion pugilist, vio lated the Mann law in his relations with Lucile Cameron, a 19 year old white girl. Mrs. Cameron-Falconette of Minne apolis, the girl's mother, and Lucile, who has been held in the Rockford jail in default of $25,000 bonds, were among the witnesses. The mother ae-aln l-ilearled with the eirl to give up the negro champion and also to tell , the jurors an sne couia regarumis relations with the negro. "Please, my dear, brace up and tell all you know," she is said to have begged of her daughter. "There still is a chance for you if you will give up the negro." "Jack" Curley, fight promoter, who was wanted in connection with the case appeared at the federal building and said he was ready to tell all he knew about the affair. A search was made for him yesterday but he could not be located. Curley said that Johnson and tne tameron gin iwu been at his home only twice. The first time was to meet her mother, he said, and the other time when the champion came to ask him to look after his pro posed fights in Australia. Lucile will, according to present plans1, enter the Jury room and tell her story of ner relations with the negro immediately after her mother has completed her testimony. Has Fought His Last Fight. New York, Oct. 22. From all ap pearances Jack Johnson has fought his last ring battle in any country. The antagonism stirred up against the colored heavyweight champion as a result of his latest escapades is equiv alent to pugilistic exile. Australia is the latest country to ostracize the title holder. Hugh Mc intosh, the Antipodes promoter, ca bled his representative in Chicago', W. W. Kelly, to cancel all negotiations for bouts between Johnson and Sam Langford and Joe Jeannette or Sam McVey. Johnson was to have re ceived $50,000 as his end. Johnson alone is responsible for his deterioration as a drawing card. New Y'ork City was the first to place the ban on him; then came the entire south, next the coast and then the middle west. That virtually meant the lowering of the portcullis of the United States on Johnson as a princi pal in a boxing contest. To augment Johnson's troubles, a move has been started in the middle west to prevent Johnson from even appearing on the stage in his exhibi tion. In some of the southern states a petition has been in circulation for several weeks to bar Johnson's name from finding its way into print. It is now likely that the eastern period icals will be asked to Join the move ment. England will not stand for John son. The Britons showed their ani mus toward the champion by prohib iting him from fighting Bombardier Wells, and France will probably be next to shut the gate in Johnson's face. Special Agent Bert J. Meyer of the United States department of justice, with four policemen, descended upon Jack Johnson's saloon and served sub poenas on all attaches to appear be fore the grand jury. They will be questioned not alone concerning the Jeannette Dore case violation of the Mann act, but about other charges that have been made since the federal autnorities Began their investigation. A mass of testi mony is being prepared for submission to the grand jury. , With the United States officials went Charles Erbstein, attorney for Mrs. Cameron-Falconet, mother of Lucile Cameron, who caused her daughter's arrest in order to save her from Johnson. COUNTYJBALLOTS Will Be 100,000 Printed for November Election. Topekans Will Have Chance to Vote for 45 Candidates. Work toward getting out approxi mately 100,000 ballots for use in Shawnee county in the election in two weeks is being done by County Clerk Zimmerman. The ballots include about 40,000 general ballots, 40,000 ballots for the special questions1 sub mitted to the voters regarding a change in the constitution giving suf frage to women; 20,000 township bal lots and about 2,500 samples. There will be five columns on the regular ballots for the various politi cal parties, which will appear as fol lows; from left to right of the ballot: Republican, Democrat, Socialist, Inde pendent and blank. Despite the fact that nomination petitions filed with the county clerk before the primary were bad, and were thrown out, suf ficient votes were cast at the primary for candidates whose names were writ ten into the ballots to nominate most of the county ticket. The Socia'ist column, therefore, practically will bo filled with the names of candidates lor all offices. In the city of Topeka the voters will receive two ballots, one the reg ular ballot catrying the candidates for presidential electors, state and countv officers, and the other carrying the question as to suffrage. In the rural precincts both these ballots and a thfr on which are printed the names of the township nominees will be given each voter. In the rural precincts there are 52 candidates to be voted for, including the township officers. In the city ot Tojeka there are 45 candidates for all offices. Thi general ballots will be much the same as those used four years ago except they Will consist in one jmn less, the Prohibition party column being eliminated irj the pres ent election. The ballots probably will be printed early next week to be ready for dis- tribution the last of next week to the various election officers. MORE FINE WEATHER AHEAD. Cooler Today, But It Is Clear Bracing. and The weather is cool but clear and bracing today "Sunny" Flora, the lo cal observer, looks for a fine moon light evening and a delightful day for the most part Wednesday. The fore cast calls for a rise in temperature Wednesday. There was a light frost this morn ing. In Wichita and Dodge City kill ing frosts were recorded the first of the season for those points. The wind is blowing at the rate of seven miles an hour from the northwest. The hourly readings: 7 o'clock 35 11 o'clock 43 8 o'clock 38 12 o'clock 51 9 o'clock 41 1 o'clock 53 1.0 o'clock 46 2 o'clock 55 EVERS CUB LEADER Contract Will Be Signed Friday Announcement Soon. Murphy Thinks He Can Play Many More Years. By E. S. Geiger. Chicago, Oct. 22. The announcement that Johnny Evers has been appoint ed manager of the Cubs is to come offi cially from President Charles W. Mur phy on Saturday, providing the Murphy-Chance controversy does not cause a hitch. But at any rate Murphy will hold the information no longer than November 1. There was no meeting between Evers and the boss Monday. A conference was to be held, but when the story broke so unexpectedly, both the tro jan and Murphy got busy on the wire and effected a postponement. As near as can be learned they are to meet Friday when the contract is to be signed and the announcement will come officially soon after. Evers was a hard person to find after the news broke, the wise little Johnny not car ing to be interviewed. Incidentally with the assurance that the story is genuine. Murphy refus ing to flatly deny it, comes more rea sons why the owner of the West side organization has selected the Troy youngster. Of course the fact that John is the nearest approach to Mugsy McGraw seems to be the strong fea ture with Murphy. But he is credited with saying that John has the ability to talk intelligently in public, that he is a good mixer and carries convinc ing arguments (no intimation is made here that this is a reflection on the ability of Frank Chance or that he lacked any of these qualities). Murphy argues that Evers is the only old timer on the team who retains the speed of the famous stonewall infield. He is married, has a family and clean habite. He is popular in all of the cities where baseball is played and is as well liked in New York as he is in Chicago, this despite the fact that in 1908 his quick thought robbed the Giants the championship when Merkle failed to touch second. Then another strong feature in Evers is the fact that Johnny is of a build that changes little. Either in or out of the playing sea son Evers takes on little weight, this attribute making him to play the game for a long time to come. Murphy is of the belief that Johnny will still be in the game when he reaches Hans Wagner's age, and the veteran is close to 43. Johnny being but 29 years old now, he would have a long reign at the head of the Chicago National League organ ization. ..lurphy is satisfied that John carries the respect of every member of the team and that they will play ;ust e.s hard for him as they did for Frank Chance. Evers carries convinc ing arguments, Murphy declares, has the courage to go Into the thick of the fight and fight for right and will keep alive the fighting spirit that Frank Chanee instilled into the team years ago. Murphy still declaies that Chance practically released himself when he told him in August that he would rath er not manage the team. "We must have a manager who is willing to manage a ball club and who is heart and soul in the fight." said Murphy today. "I have nothing but praise for Chance and he did his work nobly. But he informed me he would rather not handle the team so I sought out a new manager." MRS. DICKIE IS DEAD, End Came Suddenly to Former To peka Lady at Cedar Rapids. Word was received today of the sudden death this morning of Mrs. W. G Dickie at her home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is not known as yet the cause of death. The news is a great, shock to her host of friends in Topeka. Mr. and Mrs. Dickie lived here for many years, movine to Cedar Rapid3 about a year ago when the Jensen Manufacturing company, of which Mr. Dickie was president, ! was consolidated with a large cream- ery supply house in Cedar Rapids. Mrs Dickie was an accomplished pianist and was a member of the Ladies' Music club during the time her home was in Topeka. She and her daughter, Margaret, visited friends here only a few weeks ago and apparently was in the best of health. She leaves a husband and six-year-old daughter. The body will be taken to her old home in Lancas ter, WTis., for burial. RGBBED MAN MISSING Harry Callahan, who claimed to have teen robbed of $185 by W. A. Kenney and H. G. Coffman Sunday night failed to appear against the accused men who were being held at the police station and they have been released. The two men admitted that they had been in the company of Callahan and tonothr man but denied any knowledge of the robbery. Callahan spent his money while drinking, Kenney says, and tiaen accused him of theft- T. R. ISJT HOME The Colonel Leaves the Train at Syosset Station And Travels Four Miles Auto to Sagamore Hill. In PLANNED TO AVOID CROWDS His Wishes Respected at All Points on Journey. Flowers the Only Token of a Public Welcome. Oyster Bay, Oct. 22. A week of absolute rest will put Col. Roosevelt In the best of condition said his physi cians today. At the end of that time if he follows the strict regime which has been planned for him, it is ex pected he will be able to take up the campaign In its closing days. The colonel reached Sagamore Hill from Chicago today, walked unassisted up the stairs and went to bed expect ing to remain there most of the day. When the automobile carrying Col. Roosevelt reached the house the CJl onel stepped out, declining assistance. "It'a mighty good to be home again," he said. While a week was set as the period of absolute rest. It was explained that for a considerable longer time, Col. Koosevelt must avoid hard work and that it would be impossible for him to attempt to make many speeches. Sev eral weeks would be required for th complete healing of the wound and the knitting of the fractured rib. Syosset, L. I., Oct. 22. Theodora Roosevelt and party arrived here at 9:30 this morning. This place is fou. miles south of Oyster Bay and the train was routed thither to avoid any crowd. Only a handful of person were on hand when the colonel step ped from his car and walked unasstbt ed to an automobile. He was driven immediately to Sagamore Hill. The colonel was carefully wrapped up before he got into the automobile and wore the heavy army overcoat with the bullet hole in it. "I am feeling just fine." said the colonel as he waved his hand to the small crowd. To the town folks at Oyster Bay who were a bit surprised at not see ing Mr. Roosevelt come in the follow ing message was sent by his physi cians: "Col. Roosevlt has stood the Jour ney well, but we believe him in no condition to stand the excitement ol receiving his many friends at Oyster Bay. He deeply appreciates their in terest in his welfare. "We regret the necessity of not lnn-i-ing at Oyster Bay, but deem it better for him to go from Syosset to Saga more Hill." When he arrived at Sagamore Hill the colonel's wound was dressed and he went to bed at once with instruc tions to remain quiet all day. The physicians said the wound showed no ill effects from the trip. After a conference with the doctors George E. Roosevelt said this morn ing: "Colonel Roosevelt must have a week of absolute rest. If he has this ret he possibly will be able to make his Madison Square address, if he does not get the rest, he will be unable to make it." Arrival In New York. New York, Oct. 22. Col. Roosevcl. and party arrived at the Pennsylvania, station from Chicago shortly after 8 o'clock this morning. The colonel was eating his breakfast when the train pulled into the station at S:0S. He made a hearty meal of eggs, bacon, tea and bread and but ter. In accordance witn plans pre- viously arranged, there was no d- monstration at the station. All per- sons were barred from the train shfd except members of the family. Tht only ones who joined the party were Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, jr.. Mr. a-id Mrs. Douglas Robinson, the latter a sister of Col. Roosvelt and George E. Roosevelt. The colonel's special car and the car of the physicians -nd newspaper men was quickly detachau and started for Oyster Bay. Dr. Lam bert and Terrell said that the colonei'i wound was oozing some, but that he was in excellent conditioc. They issued the following bulletin: "Colonel Roosevelt is very cheerful after a good night's deep. He is feel ing very well and has stood the Jour ney well. "ALEXANDER LAMBERT. "SCURRY L. TERRELL." Color el Roosevelt and his secretary were busy on the train yesterday look ing for an old speech of the colonel's r,n the trufrts. This sneech has bren tho bisis of recr-nt criticism by Wm. J. Bryan and after the secretary had unearthed it and 'olonel Roosevelt had gone over it he said he Intended o rcplv to Mr. Bryan's criticism either in a statment or in a speech. Children Send Mowm. Oyster Bay, Oct. 2 2. Flowers s-nt tc Sagamore Hill oy tne "tcnooi cnu- ,iTu 0f Nassau coun'y were the only tokens of public wel-om- planned for ihe homecoming today of Colonel R-osevelt. Out of consideration for the colonel's health t rrangements for deir.onstration at the railroad sta tion were abandoned. A gathering ot school children armed with flaRS. the erection of an arch of wel -ome and a muster of the Oyster Bay Progressive club had been'planend, bu. these plans were given up when telegrams were i received from Dr. Lambert and from j Theodore, RooEevelt, jr.. expressing the hope that the townspeople would re frain from any organized demonstra tion. TOPEKANS RE-ELECTED Mrs. Roy B. Ouild and Mrs. Wbocler HoonrctI In Buffalo. Buffalo, Oct. 22. Mrs. Roy B. Guild of Topeka was re-elected here today as president of the National convention ot the Woman's Home Missionary Feder ation and Mrs. W. C. Wheeler of Tope Jca was re-elected corresponding secre tary. Net year's meeting will b beid at Kansas City, Missouri.