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The Standard Oil company evident ly is not going to lose any time In building the second pipeline to Whit ing, Ind., from the Kansas field, an nouncement of which was made by members of the Rogers party In In dependence. Work on the line was bo gun In Humboldt the day after the nartv left br 125 Russians, who be can throwing dirt The line will not go by way of the 3ugar Creek refinery In Kansas Cltr. It will leave the Bug ar Creek line at Mastln, In Johnson comity, thirty miles this side of Kan as City, where a Standard pumping station is located. From Mastln It will cut across Into Missouri and strike the Whiting right of way oast of Kan fas City. Interior Jnbliera Waa. The state board of railroad commls iloners has decided in favor of tbe in terlor Kansas Jobbers and wholesalers In the case brought by the Hockadny Hardware company of Wichita to com pel the Kansas railroads to reduce their carload freight rates from Mis sourl rlvar points to Interior Kansas wholesale towns. The reduction made by the hoard amounts to eight cents for 100 pound from Ihe Missouri river to Salina. Hutchinson and Wichita. The rates for a ton per mile are 13 per ceat higher than corresponding rates In Missouri. The decision gives the inter ior Kansns Jobbers an absolute mono poly In the territory wet of them. Celebrated Fiftieth Anniversary. As a prelude to the annual sessiop of the Missouri valley Unitarian con ference a commemorative meeting was held, celebrating the fiftieth annlver nary of the establishment of the church of that denomination In Lawrence. The exercises were presided over by Colonel O. E. Learnard, who also save character oketches of the pastors th church has had In its 50 vears ol existence. A history of the church was given by Miss Sarah Brown. Mrs Sarah T. D. Robinson, widow of the first governor of the state, sent a pa per telling of the first service and of the old church bell, still In use in the high school building of this city. r,ooMna; for Pnhlle Lnnd Franda. Albert R. Greene, the government Inspector, who turned up the land frauds in '.be northwest which resulted In one United States senator and two congressman being Indicted, has ar rived In Topeka and will investigate public land operations in Kansas. District-Attorney Dean, several months ago, Indicted three men in western Kansas for conspiracy to commit fraud in order to get homestead entries. This led the government to believe that possibly there were some more such cases in Kansas and Mr. Greene has been detailed to make a thorough in vestlgation. The Fruit Tree of Kaneaa. W. H. Barnes, secretary of the state board of horticulture, has completed an enumeration of the fruit trees of Kansas. He has also counted the acres of forest trees. He finds that from the natural growth the state has 373,000 acres, and that of the trees planted by settlers there are 180,000 acres. The enumerntlon of fruit trees shows that of all kinds there are 17,970,966. Of these 23,581,365 are eld enough to Tear fruit. lrxlaetlon of Oil Field. The pipeline department of the Prairie Oil and Gas company reports that the average daily runs of crude oil from the Kansas nnd Territory fields for the first three weeks of Oc tober were 44,869 barrels and .that a quarter of a million barrels were put In storage each week during that time. Sugar Creek and Neodesha vefinerles and fuel oil customers took an average of 9,000 barrels a day. Coea to Orearon Aa-ency. Superintendent O. C. Edwards, for several years past agent for the KIckapoo, Sac and Fox and Iowa In dians in Brown county, has been trans ferred to the Indian agency at Amltlla, Ore. Indian Agent Charles Ziebach -from North Dakota Is his successor. He has moved his family Into the new home recently built for the agent on the KIckapoo reservation near Ger mantown. Tnbercalosla Moat Deadly. Tuberculosis continues to hold first rank as a cause of death In Kansas. During the month of September, ac cording to a report of the state board of health, there were 91 cases of tuber culosis reported and 62 deaths. Typhoid fever came second with 294 cases and 51 deaths. To Enforee Law la A Ilea Comnty. C L. Evans, an attorney at LaHarpe has been appointed an assistant attor ney general for Allen county. It Is Calmed at the governor's office that the prohibition law is being violated at Ida. " - Sabetha Pastor Oanted. The members of the First Baptist church at Sabetha have excluded their former pastor, Rev. C. L. Taylor, from their fellowship, have deposed him from the Baptist ministry and de manded his papers of ordination. In a a printed statement Issued by the church clerk he Is charged with lying. threatening to shoot and kill, and giv tng a worthless check to the church for indebtedness amounting to $695.37. The church members claim that the action of their pastor has left the church with an indebtedness of 12.200 and a mortgage on the church property of 'l,n00. Will Be Barirlar Airala. Mulligan McNulty, who assaulted W. A. Thompson, a deputy warden with a knife at the Kansas penitentiary In 1899, was discharged In the district court at Leavenworth, on the ground that the warrant was not served with in two years after being issued. Mc Nulty has served 25 years for crimes. He killed a man In Hutchinson In 1899, for which he was given ten years. He has, at various times, made sensational charges against officers of the Kansas penitentiary and says he will resume life as a burglar when released from the penitentiary in March. Reform Conjtrcaa nt Sallnu. A congress of temperance and relig ious workers of Kansas is called to meet In Salina on Wednesday and Thursday, November 1 and 2. The de sire of those interested In calling this congress Is to find some plan by which all the religious and temperance force of the state may be unified to take ad vantage of the moral wave now sweep ing the country, to hold the vantage grounds already gained, and to make permanent progress toward the goal of civic righteousness. Has Ita Own Water Work. Burlington has become the owner of the plant, real estate and franchise of the Burlington Water Works com pany and is now In actual possession. The purchaas price was $16,500. Bonds for this purpose were voted at a spe cial election recently. The city intends to greatly improve the plant, so ss to furnish water that can be used for household purposes, and give better service generally. A Kattoaa Prisoner Pnmled. Governor Hoch has granted a con ditional parole to George Horlne of Barton county, who is serving a sen tence in the state penitentiary for perjury. Horine was of material as sistance to the prison officers In the recapture of W. B. Cunningham, the Toneka "auto" thief, when Cunning ham made his escape from the peniten tiary. The Preference Clnlraa First. "A dividend to the depositors of the First National bank of Topeka will not be paid until the matter of preferences regarding some of the claims of the depositors, such as the county, the city and the state are adjusted." This an nouncement was made by T. J. Brad ley, the receiver. When a dividend will be declared Mr. Bradley was unable to state. To Teat Elevator Law. The Missouri Pacific Railway compa ny has filed suit in the Shawnee county district court to test the constitution ality of the new law which requires railroads to either furnish sites for grain elevators or to build side tracks to them If they are located within a reasonable distance from the right-of-way. Killed hy Soar Corn. Reports from Virgil, fifteen miles north of Toronto, say farmers In the Verdigris, valley have lost large num bers of- hogs as a result of feeding soured corn. Hundreds of acres of bottom corn was soured during the flood in September and that fed, to the hogs la said to have caused cholera. Slrn. Mitral Held for Bfarder. Mrs. Belle Riecin. of Fort Scott was held by Justice J. R. Smith without bail for the murder of her six-year-old steDson. Herbert Rlggin. The child's father, George F. Rlggin. was dis charged, the testimony failing to Im plicate him directly In the mistreat ment cf the child. - aasaaaaaaa A Veteran Drowned Himself. John M. Bailey, a veteran at the Soldiers home, committed suicide by drowning in the lake. He was missed at rollcall and later his spectacle case hat and cane were found on the boara boatlanding near the bandstand. The lake was dragged and the body recov ered. Another Tip I.lae., The Standard Oil company has be gun the work of laying a second oil pipe, line through Garnett to Kansas City. This pipeline wui ds iaia on the right of way of the first line. 2IUST REMAIN A MONARCHY. Norway Ofaelala Believe Kothlna; Weald Be Gained by the Estab lishment of a Republic. Chrlstlanla, Oct 30. The storthing sat until a late hour Saturday night discussing a constitution. M. Honow, the radical leader on behalf of the re publicans declared that the government proposal for a blebisclte would dimin ish the respect held for the storthing's governmental responsibility. Foreign Minister Loveland said a republican constitution would be Intrinsically as valuable as a monarchial constitution, but he pointed out that Norway being a well established constitutional monarchy- generations of labor would be necessary to work out republican In stitutions. A constitution as a monarchy, he added, would be the logical result of the policy of June 7, (when the storth ing dissolved the union between Swe den and Norway) and that otherwise Norway's International position would be hazardous. Minister of Commerce Arctander said the governnment would resign If this policy was defeated. Among those selected for ministerial posts abroad is H. C. Hauge, former secretary of legation fer Norway and Sweden at Washington. The foreign office is pushing Its work of organiz ing a consular service. SHINTO RITES. Admiral Togo ddressed Departed Spirits and Ealoalred Their Xoble Deetla and Co-operation. Toklo, Oct. 30. The great Shin to Rites in memory of the naval officers and men who were killed dur ing the war, were held Sunday at Ao yama cemetery. Besides the admirals officers and sailors, hundreds of civil dignities were present Admiral Togo addressed the departed spirts, eulogiz ing their noble deeds in battle and their gallant co-operation which resulted in the sacrifice of their lives. He humbly asked repose for the spirits whose exemplary deeds in life had con tributed to the victor over a powerful enemy. While reading his address Ad miral Togo was seen to be stirred with strong emotion which was in contrast with his calm demeanor while on the bridge of the Mikasa during the hot test battles. The ceremony was most impressive and calculated to leave a lasting impression on those who wit nessed it. Thousands of sailors march ed to the accompanying strains of mus ic to the cemetery and afterward to the naval club. ROOSEVELT PEACE TOWER. An Enullshraaa Proposes That One Be Ereeted In Center of United States. Topeka. Kan.. Oct 29. Governor Hoch has received from James Wier Gray don, of Ixmdon the plans and specifications for a tower 1200 feet high to be erected at the center of the Uni ted States and to form the nucleus of a gigantic international exposition, to be open to the public forever. Ihe tower is designed and patented by Mr. Graydcn, who is an engineer and in ventor, and he proposes to call It "Th Roosevelt Peace Tower." Kanapolis, Kan., in Ellsworth county, claims the honor of being the center of the Uni ted States, though Junction City dis putes tht- claim, but at any rate it is somewhero in Kansas. Mr. Gntydon Invites Governor Hoch to appoint a i epresentative to co-operate with sim ilar representatives from all the other ttf.tes m the erection of this 1200 fool mm . An Interesting Spectacle. Kansas City, Mo., .Oct 25. George Murray, business manager for the "Babes in the Woods" company, which Is to appear in Convention hall the week of Oc:t 30, made the statement lhat this would be the first place In America where the company has found It possible to use- all the scenery In that production. Interest in the big English spectacle. Is not confined to Kansas City alone. The West hai never seen a genuine English spectacls. nnd but few have been brought to thli country. The "Babes In the Wood" requires extraordinary room for the extravanganza, as It has 16 elaborate scenes and makes use of 200 people in the course of its presentation. It abounds in music of the brilliant sort, which harmonizes perfectly with the sumptuorsness of the whole production. Plttibur Theatrical llan Dead. Fiatfrorg, Oct 29 Benlamin Cul len of the Empire theater this dly, and well known, In theatrical circles .throughout the country, di;d Saturday of pneumonia. 'Mr.'Cullen was former lv .proprietor of a theater at San Fran cisco. ' ' ' ' j ' 1 1,, Iranian. Crnlaer Lost. Ferrol, Spain, Oct 30.-The naval authorities have given up hope of sav ing the armament and hull of the Span ish armored cruiser, Cardinal CIsneros, which Bank Saturday near Muros, prov ince of Corunna, after striking a rock. GREATEST WELCOME. Tbe President'. Visit to New Or leans Was Crowning Brent. lUtarw Trip Will Reaalre Ilia Ab sence from Amerleaa Soil Foar Day Which Haa Kot Hap pened Before. New Orleans, Oct 27. At the end of nine strenuous hours of varied enter tainment in New Orleans which brought his exceptionally pleasant trip through the south to a close, President Roosevelt, at 6:30 o'clock Thursday night boarded the llghthousf tender Magnolia and began the first stage of his return Journey to the national cap ital. No newspaper reporters accom panied him nnd he will be out of touch with tho world throughout the night but daylight Friday Is expected to bring news of his successful transfer to the armored cruiser. West Virginia, which lies at anchor off the mouth of the river to receive him and of the be ginning of the second stage of the jour ney. For four days he will be absent from American soil which has never heretofore happened to a president luring h;s Incumbency, but through the means of wireless telegraphy It is promised that he will be seldom out of communication with the shore The presidents New Orleans reception wns a signal testimonial of popular es leem and of grateful recognition of the service which he has rendered the city in htr period of stress. New Orleans renumbered not only that the presi dent had acted with characteristic promptness when asked to send feder al surgeons to take charge of the fever struggle, but throughout the fight hero sustained the people of the stricken city with expressions of unfailing sym-' pnthy and when a large share of the public opinion of the country opposed his venturing into New Orleans, with the fever mill prevailing, he refused to consider the element of personal dancer and declared his purpose to keep the promise hie made when he ac cepted the original Invitation to come. The densely crowded streets, the elab orate decorations, the wild applause that greeted him along the whole route of the parade, the enthusiasm with which hia address to the multitude in Lafayette Square was received and the remarkable demonstration In his honor at the luncheon were outward manifes tations of th spirit In which the peop!e welcomed him. Probably for the first time in his public career the presi dent was compelled to abandon a pub lic address before he had got well started on It. It was contemplated that the military and civic parade should pass In review before the president at the city hall but the crowd which gathered at this point was so tremen dous that neither the police nor the troops were able to move It and the president foreseeing a possible catas trophe In the event of a panic, final ly gave up the attempt to speak and left the platform. President Breaking Reeorda. United States Flagship West Vir ginia, off Savannah, Ga., Oct 30. A strong breeze from the northeast has kicked up a heavy sea, but not with standing these unfavorable circumstan ces the squadron has maintained an average speed of 20 knots from Jupiter light to the present point, thus break ing all records for any squadron In our navy. Sunday morning the en-. tire crew was mustered aft and Pres ident Roosevelt delivered a short ad dress to them. The president spent most of the day on the forward bridge with Admiral Brownson. Try to Kill Peace Commissioners; Seattle, Wash., Oct. 28. The crew of a Japanese torpedo boat attempted to kill the Japanese reace commission ers ns they were landing at Yokohama according to a letter received here. The torpedo craft headed at full speed for tbe launch containing the commis sioners and would have cut It In two but for a second launch which got In Its way and deflected its course. As it was, It knocked the bow from the com missioners craft and threw one of the crew into the sea. An Aa-ed Minister Dead. Baldwin, Kan., Oct. 30. Rev. H. D. Fisher, a well known Methodist min ister, died at the home of his son In this city Sunday of tuberculosis, aged 32 years. He was born In Steuben vlll", Ohio. In 1858 he was a member of the Pittsburg conference of the Methodist church and for many yean has been a member of tbe Kansas con ference. Burial will be at Topeka, Kansas, where Rev. Fisher formerly lived and where Mrs. Fisher Is burled. A Monument to MeKlaley. Springfield, Mass., Oct 28. Amid magnlficient autumn weather and the attendance of a large gathering of en thusiastic spectators, the monument erected .here in memory of the late President McKlnley" was unveiled with appropriate exercises Thursday. The monument stands on Pecouslc hill near one of the entrances to Forest Park on an eminence overlooking the Con necticut river. - . , . -:, r : WANTED, SIMPLE .TVNE3. Those Classical Things en the Violin Were Too Much for k Him. A Wettport fond father made hit dangfc ter mad and, incidentally, held up to vie his lack of knowledge of violin rouaie. Hie daughter is a violinist. A visitor was in the library, and the father suggested that his daughter play. She waa willing, re lates the Kansas City Timet. "Mary's been studying in the east," said her father, "and has just got horns. I haven't heard her play much myself yet." The girl's mother went to the piano ia the next room, and the girl got her violin. For three or lour minutes twanging from the two instruments was heard. Then there was a bait. It' was there that the fond father mads hia mistake. "Now play something simple, Mary," be said. "That waa nice, but it's too classical for ma." Tht girl glanced through the door. Htr face wore a look of diaguat. "I've bean tuning, father," aha said. Teacher's Testimony. Hinton. Ky Oct. 30th (Special) -It haa long Men claimed that Diabetes ia In curable, but Mr. E. J. Thompson, teach er in the Hinton school, has pleasing evi dence to the contrary. Mr. Thompson had Diabetes. He took Dodd'j Kidney Pilla and is cored. In a atatemant he makes regarding his cure Mr. Thompson says: I was troubled with my kidneys for more than two years, and waa treated by two of the best doctor in this part of the slate. They claimed I had Diabetes and there was little to be done for me. Then I started to use Dodd's Kidney Pilla, and what they did for me was wonderful. It is entirely owing to Dodd's Kidney Pills that I am now enjoying good health." Many doctors still maintain that Dia betes is incurable. But Diabetes is a kid nev disease, and the kidney disease that Dodd's Kidney Fills will not cure has yet to be discovered. Made an Awkward Transposition. Knicker So Jones got mixed in lis ex cuaes? ltocker Yea. He told hia wife that he had been up all night with the baby, and bin emplover thot he was detained in the office on 'business. Harper's Baxar. WILD WITH ECZEMA And Other Itching, Burning, Scaly Eruptions, with Loss of Hair Speedily Cored by Cuticura. Bathe the affected parts with hot water and Cuticura Soap, to cleanse the sur face of crusts and scales and soften the thickened cuticle; dry, without hard rub bing, and apply Cuticura Ointment freely, to allay itching, irritation and inflamma tion, and soothe and heal: and, lastly, take Cuticura Resolvent Pills to cool and cleanse the blood. A single set, costing but $1.00, is often sufficient to cure the most torturing, disfiguring skin, scalp and blood humors, with loss of hair, when all else fails. "If de world jedsed a man by what he starts," said Uncle Eben, "intitid o' by what he finishes, every page in de city directory would be full o great men. Washington Sta. Oo East via the Nickel Plate Road. Lowest rates via the Nickel Plate Road end ita eastern connections to all points in Eastern and New England States. Three elegant through trains daily to Cleveland, Buffalo, New York and Boston. Meala served in Dining Cars on the Indi vidual Club Plan, at prices ranging from 35 cents to fl.OO. Also service a la carte. Luxurious Sleeping Cars on all trains. No excess fare charged on any train on the Nickel Plate Road, and service as good as the best. For full information regarding rates, connections, sleeping car reserva tions, etc.. address J. Y. Calahan, General Agent, 113 Adams St., Chicago, 111. National honor i getting to cost so much in blood and treasure that only the very richest countries can have much of it any more. Life. " . Don't spoil your clothes. Use Red Cross Ball Blue and keep them white as snow. All grocers, 5 cents a package. Overexercite is ruining hornet; underex ercie U ruining digestions. Brooklyn Eagle. 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