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THE KANSAS CJTTY JOURNAL. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1895.
KANSAS CITY'S FINE DOGS,
rare srKoi.Mr.Ns or blooded ca-
NtNt:s OWM1U llKltK.
Few CltUi Can Show mi Equnl Variety ml
Knmber of Well ltrr.t AnlmaU-llha
Bom -of th Vnrlnat
It follow that the city thnt bonsts the
colder of the American Field Cup, seven or
eight excellent gun clubs, nnd a small nrmy
of sportsmen, good, bad and Indifferent
principally good must be filled with hunt
ing doss of the bluest blood nnd the long
est pedigrees In all this Western country.
Doss benr the same rltlon to sportsmen
that cheese bears to mince pic, for the
saying runs, "Mince pie without cheese
Is like a kiss without a squeeze."
It Is to bo noted that tho varieties of
hunting dogs that arc to be found here are
a Rood Index of the character of the peo
ple and tho came hereabouts. Tour Kansas
City Nlmrod la first and foremost a practi
cal Westerner. He wants dogs that are
suited to his preclso needs. Rut this Is not
to say that he runs after certain breeds
and despises all the rest. Far from It. If
he Is any sort of a sportsman and this
city Is full of dyed-ln-the-wool. true-blue
sportsmen he loves all dogs, but his own
particular strain moro than all,
Another thing Is to be noted. Kansas
Cltyans do not particularly care whether
their dogs win prizes or not, so long as
they are of good stock and do their duty.
If the canines do win honors, their own
era rejoice, but hardly moro than because
tho dogs are as enthusiastic hunters as
they themselves are.
Setters and pointers predominate here,
largely because they aro tho strains best
adapted to this region. It is somewhat
queer that no retrievers are here. One
would naturally suppose that this lino
breed would be represented, but o far
as can bo learned It Is not. It Is piobablo
that It will not be many years before the
eity and Its vicinity can show several that
have been brought over from Old England.
A few spaniels are here, a few greyhounds,
beagles and fox hounds. In all cases,
though, the strains ure of the best. This
narrowing of n choice of dogs has led to
some excellent results, the most Important
of them being the great stress laid upon
tho 'breeding of but one or two varieties
Instead of several, In other words, special
ization. It Is doubtful whether there is
nnother city in the Union that can show
such a creditable kennul record as Kansas
City can. For example, Sir. A. A. Whip,
pie, of the Whipple Loan and Trust Com
pany, who was tho owner of tho handsome
lemon and white pointers. Son of Corner
Mono und Apology, full brother and sister,
by Imp. Meteor, out of Imp. Ac.
cident, believes that tho former has at lens,t
WO descendents In this locality, all of them,
of couiie. excellent dogs. It Is generally
conceded thut this pair was the best of the
breed ever brought here. Apology was first
In the only bench show ever held In Kansas
City, while Cornerstone won several dis
tinguishing honors, being first In the derby
class In the Held trials at Abilene, kus.,
(several years ago, and first In the bench
show at Carthage. Mo., not long after,
Doth these events wera held under tho alts.
Dices of the Western Field Trials Associa.
Hon. The dogs were trained by Mr. A. J.
Gleason. of Alma, Kos., a master at the
business. They are now dead, having suc
)uinbed to old age at Mr, Whipple's homo
A few yean since. Cornerstone- died three
Other famous Kansas City dogs wero
thn tine Irish sellers, Pntfey nnd Onto, the
property of the Into Robert C, Von Horn,
Patsey Avon tho ilrst prlzo In his class nt
the Held trials at Abilene Hi whs sold to
Dr, Jnrvis, of New York city, ti number
of year imo, nnd Is prolwbly Mend by this
time, He win the most hcautirul specimen
of his kind ever seen In Missouri, nml h,i
. number of good descendants In nnd about
the city. Mr. J allien Cole, the proprietor
of the Knnsns City kennel nl Westmlns.
trr station, on the Kansas City & Inde
pendence Rapid Transit ivnd, tho man who
hits trained more dons tluin nnyone lias
ever been able to count, can reel nit peril,
grces by the yard and reires for ninny
more docs than his own, Is thn possessor
of the F.npllsh setter, Hue It. She Is by
Imp. Sam Marshlleld, out of Mldwrnt Nat
x"ft & )
nlle. nnd Is, of course, a canlnn Jewel. She
Is lemon and white In color. She took
first prize In thu special class at Omaha,
not many weeks ago, and was third In tho
open class at Chicago.
Captain Tough, much better known as
"Cap," Is Judge Gulnotto's property,
though lit! Is to bo found at the Kansas
City kennels. Ho Is a black and white
F.ngllsh setter. Ills parents having been
Champion Roderlge and Champion Dnnn
nnd Dixie. He Is another excellent hunter;
otherwise ho would not belong to such nn
enthusiast tis Judge Gulnotte. Louis II.
Vorles, of Iaiosu Bros,, owns Dick, a llnely
ticked white .uid black English pointer.
His sire was Luck of tho Goat, and Ills
dam Spot. Two English pointers nt the
kennels belong to Mr. Frank Stllwell. su
perintendent of the Union depot. They tiro
Kate nnd liertraldo, out of Lucy, and Tos
ca II., by Tosca I., out of Fanny. Uoth
are whlto with liver ticks.
William Causcby's white and lemon Lucy
was tho mother of Mr. Stllwell's Kate.
Dad Is the laconic name of the white and
black English setter of Mr. C. F. Holmes,
of the -Metropolitan Street Hallway Compa
ny. The dog was fathered by Cap. Ills
mother was Nancy Fornmn. Mr. Cole has
a tine brace of beagles In Mollle and Chuck,
the former being by Champion Itattlur III.,
out of Dora, nnd the latter by Sport Rac
quet, out of Vocal. Like all of their breed,
they are white, black and tan. Heagles
are not at all common in this part of the
country, despite the rage for beagle clubs
which prevailed among fanciers not long
ago. The trouble Is their qualities are not
well understood by local sportsmen.
E. L. Harris, of tho Midland Transfer
Company, Is an exception to this rule. He
has a kennel of these keen Utile dogs, all
of them bred at .Mr. Cole's. Reference to
beagles leads one to the subject of fox
hounds. With all their fondness for fox
hunting, a trait Inherited direct from their
hard riding. ancestors In Vliginla. and later
In Kentucky, MUt-ouiians have yet to see
fox hunting at Its best, that Is to say, with
English hounds. An Englishman said tho
other day: "I don't know whether they
hunt foxes all over as they do around here,
you sit by a lire here and let the dogs do
thu hunting. That's no way, I'd like to
show them the way It's done In tho Old
Country. There's no sport like It, It
would be an exceedingly good thing If a
hunt club were organized here In Kansas
Tho sport Is American enough, for It has
existed on this continent since the days of
the Virginia gentry, who nourished long
before the Revolutionary war. There aro
plenty of good horses here, and plenty of
good liders. both gentlemen und ladies.
Tho hunts would not be any seed-bag af
fairs, but survivals of the good old days.
Vet there are two splendid konnels of
blooded fox hounds. The one Is the prop
erty of James Stevens, of Westport, the
cattleman, and the other that of Charles
P. lialdwin. manager of the Victoria hotel.
.To return to setters on.ee more. ,W II,
Mnrtln has: n flit Irish setter, .lap by
name. Ills parents nero champion Dick
Swlveller, by Nellln Oleliroe. .lap took n
fourth prlzn nl the lieneli show nt Chlcngo,
nnd n first nt that nt ontahii. Frank
Smith has a pretty English setter by Cap
11., out of Juno Wntlck, .Mr. -Mnrtln hns a
fine pup of the same breed by Champion
Clhi'limntus. nut or Sua 1! Mr. Cole's
pri? mid Carl tlulnottn still nnother Kn
glKh st-ttt-r immed Doe, by cap, nut of Jet.
All nn splnndld hunters. There are sev
enl line spaniels in the city, Mr. Frntik
Jones li the owner of n number, whilst Mr.
John Woods hns two eooUeia of which be
thinks much. Mr. Cole hns n grind grey
hound In Speed, by Sport, out of Fleet y.
W. K. Evcrlngham, assistant scri-etnry
of the board of education, Is the posses'iir
of the pretty black Sp.mlsh pointer. Spy.
the pnreitts of hom were Lady rap'1 nnd
MnxlhuH. She Is nnw S yenrs nt mi",
having been whelped In 1sS7. She was
trained by Mr. John Parker, of Itnelne,
Wis., the same man who trnlned Million
Inre J. t. Case's dogs, and was hrd by S.
C. Wadrlell, of thin city. Mr. I'.verliighnm
bought her from W, A. AMerson, mi at
torney who moved to New Voir city pome
two or inree years ngo. nne is n ucauiuui
ilnir, and nets like clockwork.
Mr. Cole's special work Is Importing nnd
breeding toy dogs. To see Ills beautiful
little lllenlKdm spaniel, Hobble ItnriiM, with
his white, silky hair and h:indome eyes.
Is well worth a trip to the Kansas City
konncK Hobble was impivled from the
kennel of Miss Apps, the famous Engllili
fancier, nnd Is worth several hundred dol
lars, to say the least. He v.n.1 Mrrd by
Iroquois, hl mother having boon Hogle.
lln took first prise In tho special class nt
oniahit over tlu Held of ten. Ho Is kept
In the houso most nf the time, for f.ir
something may happen to hltn. James
Whitfield has nnolher Illenhelm pnttlel.
Tulle, by Clmrlle, out of Maud. Wootsle
Is tho singular name of W. It. Nelson's
Illenhelm. The parents were Ilex, Jr., out
of Tootsle. Jlr. Cole owns n couple of
King Charles spaniel of high pedigree.
They are Flora, by lbnd 'Or, nut of Itn.wil
Olrl, nnd 1111115 by Clmrlle, out of Elsie.
He Is very proud of the two black nnd
tans or Manchester terriers he hns. The
one Is Itosette. nn Imported dos. and Can
ada, a native of tho Dominion, in her
namo indicates. The two have between
them taken prizes at Toronto, Chicago and
If nil the. coo.l docs In Kansas Cltv were
enumerated, accounts of them would take
up sevcrnl columns of space, Suillclent
has been said to show that the city l as
advanced In this respect ns any other place
of Its size In the Pnlted States. However
liner mention should be made nf men
whoo dogs ennnot be described here In
detail, though worthy of special attention.
Some of these are James and Lee Porter,
the Scarrltt brothers, C. J. Hubbard, A.
1'', Itlckmers Edward Cadman, E. S. Gor
don. O. H. Vlnlng, J. A. Itolen, J. a. Oagf.
Henry 1'. Stewart and Dr. II. J. Whlttler.
The Oakland kennels, owned by Dr. Ed
I!. Allen.nt Thirteenth street and "I" road,
Knnsns City, Kns., contains upwards of
thirty animals, whoso Individual excellence
and royal blood lines are equal to any In
the world. In this kennel may be found
English setters of both the Lewcllln and
Laverock strain; Irish setters, pointers
and foxhounds. The English Fetters nre
direct descendants of the great crack dogs
of the world, such as Champion Gladstone
Court Noble, Champion Druid, Champion
Gath's Mnrk nnd Itoderlgo. In Lnveraeks
are to be found representatives of the best
In existence. The Irish setters ate prlmn
favorites In this uennel ami imast or sucn
ancestors ns Champion ltuby Olenmore,
Chnmplon l'n liners ton. Imported Dennnd
II., Imported Chnmplon Flnelas. Champion
Dick Swlveler and Winnebago Jap.
Tho pointer blood lines come direct from
such clogs as champion Sensatlnn, Crox
teth, Imported Chnmplon Hang Hang, Im
perial Chnmplon King of Kent, Champion
Naso of Klppen and Rush of Lad.- J'ho
foxhounds are of the old English white,
black and tan style, with authentic pedi
grees for nearly ll years. Every dog In
the kennel Is pedigreed and registered In
the American Kennel Club stud book.
Tor the Use nf fpnrtsmrn.
From the Minneapolis Times.
Don't claim birds.
Don't kick your dog.
Don't wear duck trousers.
Don't bo afraid of wet feet.
Don't kick on the cooking
Don't shoot from the wagon.
Don't kill the dogs chasing rabbits.
Don't hunt ducks with u brass band.
Don't spoil a duck dog on chickens.
Don't shoot behind strange horses
Don't talk about what "1" have done.
Don't lire till they are out of the grass.
Don't take a loaded gun Into the house.
Don't do It going through a fence, either.
Don't get Into a wagon with a loaded
Don't drink whisky when you are shoot
Ine. - on't load for bear whan shooting chick
ens Don't wear whlto ties and other parlor
Don't expect to get every bird In tho
Don't shoot calves for deer, nor dogs for
Don't pull a gun toward you by tho muz
zle la u boat
Don't try to blutf the farmer on whose
land jou are.
Don't loso your temper. The best have
their olf days:
Don't think your gun Is a llttlo better
than any other.
Don't think that everything that wears
featheis is game.
Don't agree 10 go hunting and then dis
appoint the party.
Dun't quart el over birds. Remember you
are out for sport.
Don't forget to look before you shoot
when the birds lly wide.
Don't hunt chickens with a boat or ducks
with tennis hhous.
Don't kill birds not eatable just for fun.
It is against tho law.
Don't Insist on having all tho beat birds
when the party breaks up.
Dont shirk your share of tho drawing.
The lean hus to go with the fat.
Don't use borrowed shells without close
Inquiry as to what they contain
Don't forget the dinner hour. You may
not mind It but the hort.es will.
Don't sneer at the man who prefers fish
ing. G. Cleveland is an angler.
Don't forget that a dog has some rights
and that ho corns good treatment.
Don't forget that other members mny
have, a few friends as well as yourself.
Don't forget to bu a gentleman at nil
times If you wIhIi to be a true sportsman,
Don't snoot toward the wagon the birds
there are supposed to lie dead nnyway.
Don't Imagine that nine In a bunch will
necessarily gut more ebb-ken 3 I Han three.
Don't shoot your neighlnjr's decoy duck
full of holes. It has done nothing to you.
Don't play cards nil night and keep thn
rest of tho party awake that want 10 sleep.
Don't have your pleturo taken surround
ed with your victims. It looks bloodthirsty.
Don't imagine that the entire world Is
aching to know tho results of your expe.
Don't stop to see whether It Is mallard or
teal before .hooting. It may bo out of
Don't forget that there are no street signs
on the open nralrle. Fix your landmarks,
Don't bo a hog and claim every bird shot
went down with tho contents of your bar
rel In, him.
Don't carry a hammer, except on the gun.
This Is a good rule for use In und out ot
Don't try to get a couple of shots before
the season opens. It Is considered a mean
advantage. .,.,... t
Don't shoot in the brusli without grent
care. Hetter tako homo ono less deer than
one less hunter. ,
Don't ask unyone else to load your shells
Ills Ideas may bo entirely different from
Don't leave your eampflre burning, It
may chase you and lead to hard feelings In
tho neighborhood. , .....
Don't conclude that the most costly suit
or gun makes tho best hunter. Comfort
und convenience count. ,
Don't get "stage fright" when you hear
the "honk-honk-honk" of the big ones ilsq.
This will be hard.
Don't wasto time, on prairie wolves. Vnu
might get 10 worth of chickens whllo chas
ing ono Jo coyote.
Don't expect Welsh rarebit from tho un
fortunuto w'ho looks after the lire, I'ralrlo
chicken ought to be mudo to do.
Don't shoot where you see tlgus up "Keep
off." The owner may be an ox-imglllsf,
who took up fanning when his vocal organs
gave out, . -. - , .. .
Don't Insist that your gun Is the only one
in tho world. Nino to one you will meet
samo fanner with a back number hair
raiser Who has threo times as many birds
as you have.
New I'ast rnllfornla Tralir.
On October 29 tho Santa Fe Route will
inaugurated new und strictly limited first
clai-s service to Southern California,
The California Limited will leave Kan
sas City at 11:10 a. in, daily, reaching Los
Angeles and San Diego in two and u halt
duys and S.m Francisco In three days,
thus reducing the time half a. day.
Equipment will consist of superb new
vestlbuled 1'ullniaii l'alaco and compart
ment sleepers, chair cur and dining car,
tluough trom Katibas City to Los Angeles
without change. Eutlre train lighted by
This will be the fjstest and most luxuri
ous train via any line to California. Tho
present train leaving Kansas City at 1:55
p. m. will be'contlnued, carrying through
palace sleeper und tourist sleeper to San
Francisco and tourist tlueper to Los An-
Full particulars can be obtained by ad-
dGEaW, HAGENBUCH. P. and T. A..
Northeast cor. 10th and Main eU., Kansas
City. Wo, i
LOCAL HUNTING GROUNDS,
WIIRRK KANSAS CI IV SI'OltTS MUST
1-iiTorlto Itrsort of the l'lulilm- nnd
Hunting Club l'lclily of ttninn
Wllliln i t'etr Mte nf
Situated ns ft Im, In the brond valley of
thi grand old Missouri river, with tho roll
ing pralrlea of Kiuira on ono hand and
thn hilts nnd mountains ot Missouri on
lhi other, Kansas Cltj has the ldenl lo
cation ns the hunters' and fishermen's
.Mwcn. Tills she has tut a, freo gift from
nature and could point to It wllh prldo even
If she had no other Inducements lo offer
for tho development of man's resources,
Stretched to tho four iwlnts of tho rom.
pass, for distances far beyond what Is
within the human power to penetrate by
a day's travel, nre fields nnd mountain
fastnesses uboundlng With Vast quantities
of game such us hunters lovo lo bug and
enlarge upon when recounting their sue
ccFses to their fellow men.
True, thero Is no large g.uu, In the rnp
turo of which a mitn mny risk his lire,
but ns for tho smaller varieties, such us
quail, duck, geese, Rlilpo, rabbit and squir
rel, with untold nnmlxrs or Held birds, no
territory nlTords iv better opportunity for
a, hunter to tu-ovo his ftilll than In that
which lies adjacent to Kansas City. In
tho matter of llshlng, which, however. Is
not such n universal pastime for Knnsns
City tilmrods ns the sport with the gun,
the muddy Missouri and her trllnitnrles,
nlong with a vnst number of natural and
nrttllclnl lakes, jwhlch dot the borders of
tho two slates, offer stilllelent oiiortunlty
to thoso who hanker for that sllml sport.
Ilefore this country was settled with the
thousand of the paleface who tuw walk
upon n,iihalt pavement and ride In the cable
cars, the copjier-culored braves strode over
hill and dale chnslng ihe bulTnlo nnd deer
with equal abandon and nvldlty. He, In nil
Ills adroitness with the bow and arrow,
was unable to exterminate the species- of
game which saw- lit to nnd a lodging plnco
with him In this vicinity. Onlv the advance
of civilization served to disperse the big
fellows, whllo the smaller ones lemalned to
give pleasure to the modern hunter with
his latter day Instrument of dentil.
This status ot the game question hns
not been overlooked by tho sport loving
men of Knnsns City In the slightest de
gree and the result hns been the establish
ment nnd organization of a number of
clubs for the purpose of hunting nnd
fl"hliig In and about KmuaB City. Outside
of the membership of these clubs there Is
n. multitude of men who hunt nnd fish on
their own account ns the spell conies over
them, These men probnblv hnve n more
temporary enjoyment In n hunting or llsh
lng outing than tho club men, hut their
efforts are never as well attended mid
fraught with the spoils or the chase ns
tlio-e of their more buslncss-llku club
A backward senson. occasioned by
the excessive dryness nnd the luck of cold
snaps, has made hunting, especially that
of the qnnll and the duck, almost on Im
possibility In the territory surrounding
Knn(is Oltv this fall. The senson, which
UMiallj" begins much earlier, was not form
ally Inaugurated until October l.nnd It was
not In full sway until after the rains nnd
crisp mornings of the past two weeks.
Since then, however, there tins been plenty
of It and the Kansas City nlmrod have
let no opportunity pits to grab their guns
nnd rush away from the cares or business
to the different hunting grounds near the
By tho pasnge of the alien game Inw,
the Inst Mlnurl legislator" made hunt
ing In Missouri, especially along the Kan
Fas border, more profitable to Mlssourlans.
This law I slmlnr to those In force In
A-rknns.'is, Knnsns nnd other states nnd
makes It a felony for game killed In the
state to be carried out. It also provides
that no mnn shall kill game of any de
scription on ground that Is the property nf
another unless provided with a written
permit. Of course this latter clause Is ro-a-
strictly adhered to as it shoiil I be. but
at tho same time It works a wonderful ad
vantage to farmers living nlong the bord
er of other states.
Since the rains and cold weather of a
forlnltrht ngo, the (ptall and duck hunting
has been something of a Joy to the hiitit
ter's heart. Finding the small strenms
nnd lnkes full and rnnnlne over with wnter,
the wild ducks Hying Smith for the wlnt'-r
spy them and settle for the night. Some
times, when they have come n long dis
tance without water, thev will stay at or
near the water's edce Tor days, feeding
on the wild rice nnd smart weed thnt
usually grow nbout such place. Duck
hunting Is now at Its height In this terri
tory. Quail hunting Is, however, with few ex
ception., the king of nil fall sport, whllo
with many It holds first place and Is tho
only one to which tho sportsman looks for
ward from year to yenr, and In which he
sinks his spare cash In the shape of nuns,
dngs and every new device for convenience
and comfort. To many the intelligent
working of a well trained d"i-' Is the chief
attraction of the sport, as the numerous
11 Md trial throughout the country every
'all can abundantly testify. The choice of
dogs lies between the pointer and the set
ter, and there nre tunny things to b, said
for and against each.
Quail, like every other species of gamp
bird, while thev may be loiind most any
where at any time, nevertheb ss have fa
vored spotH nnd favored resorts, runaways
and feeding grounds, at or near which tiny
are generally found, and a little attention
to the character of tho country and gemral
lay of the land Is the tlrst care of the ex
perienced hunter, and should nlw.iv ho
looked Into when shooting over a country
for the tlrst time.
Generally speaking, quails are blnl of nn
open countrv, and little of qunll shooting
is done In the woods, so that unless, per
chance, the bird nre driven Into it for
shelter, they will confine most of their
lime and attention to the ilelds nml pas
tures. Wheat stubbles is always most ex
cellent (-round to shoot over, ns Is nlo
corn stubble. In the Southern states in a
variety of pea known as "cow pe,i" or
"poor man's pen." It Is nxtenslvely grown
In many localities nml Is now even plant-d
on somo of the large hunting prcmi-os be.
longing to the numerous hunting club In
Kansas City. It proves a never falling
sourco of food for quail, nnd If a covey
In to travel miles In order to reach a
Ibid planted with this pea It will do io.
If, when the hunter reaches a patch of
this sort, nnd his covey Is not started out
by the noise of his own approach, It Is
very near at hand, and hi dog will soon
lliul it. In the South somo hunters trnv-I
only from one pea patch to another, mid In
11 day's shooting will kill a large number
In the territory about Kansas City the
hunting, when It Is dono by the cltv ex
perts, is carried on upon private ground
which Is owned nnd operated by a small
number of men who style themselves some
sort of a club or association, and w ho
spend n day on their club's reservation
whenever they feel like, it. Such sport a
this, whllo it is not up to tho dictates of
the good old code, when every mnn was
supposed to do his own hunting. Is never
theless moat enjoyable and often quite
Thero aro a number of such organizations
In Kansas City, and Hipv aro without ex
ception In excellent condition, both pecuni
arily and from a sporting standpoint. They
nil hava desirable hunting reserves near
the city, which can be reached by rail
within an hour or two, nnd It Is not nn
uncommon sight in the evening to see a
small crowd of men In rusty appearing
hunting suits alight at the Union depot or
nt ono of the Grand avenue depots, each
carrying a bunch of something- thnt looks
suspiciously like a huge feather bouquet,
but Which, upon Inspection, proves to be
the results of the day's sliootlng-a limn,
ber of quail or ducks, It la certainly n
pleasant sight to tho most domestic of
men, and they aro few who will not pause
long enough to Inquire whether tho shoot
ing Is good, the gamo plentitul and as to
where the birds wre toiind,
Probably the largest and most extensive
hunting nnd fishing club reserve In the
West, and, for that matter, in the I'nlted
States, Is located on the lino of the Wa
bash railroad, about twenty-llvo mllo nut of
Kansas City, it Is known as the Cooler
Lake Hunting and Fishing Club, and owns
n tract of land of i.OOO acres, u largo por
tion of which Is made Into an nrtlllclal
lake. Thu club has Its grounds well siipi
plied with gamo of nlmost every character,
und the lake stocked with large numbers
of fish. During tho past tenson. howc-yer.
the lake for some reason became almost
dry, resulting In the death of many of tho
llsli. Silica tho fall rains set In tho lake
has becomo once more a placid sheet ot
water, and tho Ilsh that retained tho es
sential vitalities of Ufa are again frisking
ubout. There Is an elegant club houa
upon the grounds of the Cooley I-ikelrlub,
which cost ubout $:,500, and which has been
supplied with ull the necessaries of an e
eryday existence. The houso Is two stories
und well apportioned in every detail. On
tho upper floors are sleeping rooms,
whlto the lower floor Is divided Into
reception and living rooms. along
with u dining room and kitchen, Tho house
is furmsnea in u vusuy manner, ine
grounds uro constantly under the super,
vision of a keeper, whose sole duty It la to
look after the Interests of his employes, at
tend the wants of the birds and llshes and
keep the grounds as near as possible clear
of trespassers. This latter duty is not of
an arduous nature, however, as very few
people seek to hunt on the property of the
Cooley Lake club, which is under fence
and can easily bo distinguished from the
wild country adjacent to It, The keeper
has a little tottnge benr the large club
house for the occupancy ot himself and
family, and resides .upon the ground the
year round. The club hns plumed large
quantities nf wild rice nnd smart weed,
unou which ducks and Keesii arp known to
crow int. nnd In senson thete Is never a
drnrtli of these wild fowls about the bor
nets or I lie inke.
The club ha a membership of twenty,
composed entirely nf Kansas City profes
sional nnd business men. Colonel C. F.
Morse Is ptesldent of the organization, and
A. W. chllds, socretnry and treasurer,
AmohL' the nrnmlnenl members of thn club
mm: .IUiIho J. F, smith, of Ihe court of
appeals: WHIlnhi Ration, or Unrtnti tiros.,
wholesale shoe merchants; c. V. Morse,
A, W. Chllds, A. It. Meyer, pnwident of thn
Commerclnl Club nnd pteshlonl ot the
Conolldtlkd Smelter; Joseph Itlrd and
William Thayer, nf the firm or Emery. HIM,
Thayer Co.; John Foster, Joneph 1'ep
pant, Fred Tut tier, John Long, Charles
Young, S, L. Moore, C, F, Holmes and
W. II. Holme.
Another or Kansas City's hunting nso
Chilians Is the Waterloo Hunting nnd Fish
ing Club, with 123 nere of tlshlng nnd
hunting groundl at Waterloo, Mo., Just nn
hour's ride rrom the rlty on the Sedalli
branch of tho Missouri Pacific railroad,
Till association, while not conducted on
so elenslV" a scale ns the one mentioned
nbove, is nevertheless one of the most
popular sporting organlzntloiis In K.-insu.
City, whose members take especial delight
111 the knowledge thnt they can run down
to their grounds, have a day's sport with
the rod or gun, and return In the evening
In limn to eat a square tneiil nt home, Tbl
club Im a membeishlp of only llfleen, Dr.
C. It. Hewitt Is the president, mill A. H.
Klmbetiy, secretary and treasurer, The
member are: Wllllnm Askew, Dr. . L.
Campbell. Dr. 1. D. I'earce, J. II. Knolts,
William llnrtnn, D. W. Foster, C. J. nnd
H. F. Schmelzer. J. It. McCune, C. W.
Drown nnd J. II. Perkins.
Tho Waterloo Club hits nn clghty-ncre
lake upon Its grounds which is well slocked
with Hull, and which affords ample nmuse
tneut for the lovers of that sort of sport.
It bus no club house, but Mnrtln Gntes.who
I tho keeper, Is piovlded with a neat little
home, nnd reside there permanently. The
grounds nre under fence, and are seldom
Inti tided upon. There Is a largo sign on the
depot at Waterloo which gives ample no
tice that no hunting, except by members
of the club, must occur tbeie. Thn secre
tary of the club keeps a record ot the game
killed bv each member during the year,
and makes a icport of the Mime nt the an
nuiil meeting of the membcis In January.
The Swnn Lake Fishing and Hunting As
sociation Is nnother organization composed
entirely of Kansas Cltyan. Its grounds
are located near Sumner, Sheridan county.
Mo,, and are quite popular ns n hunting
nnd fishing resort. W. S. Cowherd Is pres
ident: 1). S. Gordon, vice president, nnd
Fred Durrnnt, secretary.
Tlie Mean Lnke Fishing nnd Shooting
Association was one of the pioneer sport
ing organizations of Knnsns City, but nt
Into It lias somewhat fallen Into disuse. It
ha grounds near latnn, Mo., a short dis
tance north of Knnns City, and hns been
Tor yenrs a notable hunting ground. W.
II. Teanlale was the last president of tho
On the Villon Pacltlc road some miles
out of Kansas city, theic Is situated For
est lake, a prettv body of water, surround
ed with lino bunting grounds, which was
onco the resort of a Kansas City hunting
nnd fishing club, but which Is now almost
entirely used ns a public resort for such
past line. It W owned by C W. .McDonald,
and has been for years a famous ramping
ground for family outing parties. Last
summer quite a number of Kansas City
men, with their families, enjoyed Its quiet
ude for a short time. Horseshoe lake Is
near Wnldron, Mo., and Is said to be a
capital place. .....
There Is an Immense lnke opposite Last
Leavenworth. Mo., which has for years
been a notable place for ducks and geese.
Not until this winter, however, have the
Kansas City hunters dnred to go there, ns
diet- werrt 'nlvviiVM confronted bv n horde
of Vnncfia hunters, who so outnumbered
them and kept the game so well cleaned
out that It was well nluii useless for them
to try to bunt upon the lake-. hanks. Since
the passage of the alien game law the
Kannns bine been compelled to stnv on
their own side of the river, and the large
nuinbeis of Kann City gunners who have
gone there this fall report most gratifying
success. Without nn exception their expe
ditions have resulted in the killing of vast
numbers of ducks and geese, and they nro
of the best quality, too. Pi lor to this year
the Kansas hunters kept the markets of
Leavenworth, Kiinsas City. Atchison nnd
St. Joseph supplied with mime fmm this
remniknble res-crve. The Knnsnns nre mnd
nbout what thev cnnlder the aibltrary ac
tions of the Missouri legislature but as
their state has a similar lnw which pre
cludes a resident of Missouri from hunting
on their side of the liver, thev are only
treated to n doe of fhelr own kind of med
icine, nnd however bitter It may be, the
direction "iiv to lake It.
The lakevlew Shooting nnd Fishing As
sociation, with grounds at Uikevlew, near
Lawrence, Kns., on the line of the Santa
Fo railroad, 1 pretty much a Kansas or
ganization. Still there are n number of Kan
sas Cltv hunters nnd Usher who belong
to It. l"t hns a membership of 100. nnd the
oflleers are nil Kansas men. It has a snug
club hone and Is for thn most pnrt under
rnn. n-iio crniuiils are situated too near
civilization, however, to make the best
shooting, but the flliing In the big lake,
which flow alongside the railroad bed. Is
said to be of n very superior on illty. Ihe
olllcers are: President, Dr. Wasson. lo-pek.-i:
secretary. Wilder S. Metcalf. iaw
rence; trc.iMirer, W. C. Palmer. " Topekn.
J. H. Aldrlch. of the Kansas City. Fort
Scott ,v Memphis r.illrond, I president of
a Kansas City sporting organization, which
In a, hunting and tlshlng ground near
Winona, Mo., on the Current River branch
of thnt railroad. Thero is no more delight
ful ilac for hunting, and especially tlh
inc than the Current river countrv, and It
1 always chock full of sport-loving men.
There are a number of swell club houses
along the Current river's banks.
minus vuithus noc-rotts.
lluglo Weed for Consumption "ad Outs for
In the old quarters of cities are still to be,
found some quaint herb shops, or, as they
nro known In trade, "botanic depots.
Though the women of the last generation
Who believed devoutly In tho remedial
powers of herbs lins gone out of fashion, It
Is yet a fact that these queer little shops
do considerable trade
The herb mostly called for nre burdock,
catnip, sass-atras, chamomile flowers, win
teigreen, hoi-i hound, yi How dock, stlllln
gia, s.irsnparilla, cherry bark, mandrake,
goosegraM. and quassia. Fennel and anlte
seed are also highly esteemed, and a few
cents' worth of thtae are frequently bought
by Italian und German women for their
babies. . . ....
Tho herb doctor has a proverb, "there's
nn herb for oveiy pain." Wormwood, for
example, is the herb arnica. H It is moist
ened with hot water, mixed with salt and
laid on flannel, any old wife will tell you
that It Is most effective. The us.es of catnip
for cats a iv well known, but the herb mer
chant claim that this "cat's opium," as It
Is called, Is qulto a effective for human
beings. , .
Huglo weed Is a remedy for consumption,
and as 1111 infusion It Is said to prevent
bleeding at the lungs. Red clover Is mado
lite of to relieve the pain of cancer and
quas.si.1. us a tonic. Sumach berries are a
tnvorite remedy for ore throat. Houeset
tea will cure a cold nnd lobelia Is a capital
emetic, hi ing evtiemely powerful. Thero
Is an Interesting anecdote regarding Its dls
cov ry. It w.is found by Thompson, tho
"Father of Herbs," while ho was walking
one day through the woods and meadows,
tasting various herbs, When he took a,
taste of lobelia tho results, as may be Im
ugined, were very distressing.
For intemperance, the tincture of plain,
ordinary oats Is exceedingly efficacious and
Is devoutly believed In up-country. The
fluid extract of the yellow Jessamine is a
capital thing for headaches, a very few
drops of It In .1 glass of water, taken In
teaspoonfill dose, will bring about a cure,
In larger quantities it Is a deadly poison,
UNJtl.N l'At.'iHU CAST TIME.
The California and Oregon limited leave
Kansas City every day in the year at 9:30
a, m. Train Is vestlbuled. lighted with the
celebrated Plntsch light, healed mout com.
fortably with btcim, equipped with binok.
ing car, tree lecllnlug chair cars. Pull,
man's latest linprined sleeping cars and
Pullman palncu dluliut car. Kansas City
to Portland, seventy hours; to shn Fran
cisco In seventy-two hours. Please com.
pure this time with other lines, The Den.
ver and California fust lino leaves dally at
Hi.; uriive In Denver at 2;:s next day noon.
No other line does It. The I'nlon Paclllo is
positively the shortest und best line to
Denver and San Francisco, No other lino
offers equal cieuiiies, viiy ucsei oinces.
1000 iluln street. Kits Union avenue, und
Union station. Telephone lift
J, a. FHAWLEY. Ge
Through Car to Sun I raucUco.
Commencing Monday, November IS, the
Union P.iclflo will place In service a Pull
man Palace Sleeping car, from Kansas
City to San Francisco without change, to
leuvo Kansas City every day In the yeur
on train No. 1, at 9:30 a. m. All meals in
Pullman Magnlilcent Dining cars. City
ticket olllccs, 1000 Main street, 103S Union
avenue, and Union station. Telephone, UW.
J. - FUAWLEY. Gen'l. As't.
The Advanced Woman.
"Why do you men like the clubs so well?
Is It because they are so homelike?"
"It hs because they are not homelike."
FISHING UP IN MINNESOTA,
r.xi'ErttiiNucs or a kaxs.vs oitv
I'AltIV AT LAKH MlN.l;WOKA
Storlei of Camp t.lfe nt t.'rnnn Point The
Delight! of Landing lino, lirkerrl,
Pike, t.'mpplr, I'd eh nnd Other
In a Beqticstored spot on tho shoie.i ot
Hncky Point which Juts ont Into tho
clear nml plnold witters of Lnke Mln
nawvskn, Minn., n Jolly trio of sportsmen
nutdo up of Hilly Kertrns nnd !rt Mor
ton of Kansas City unit IJyron Hillings
of Le.u-onwurth, spent live hnppy Weeks
In enmp last summer tind had nil sorts
of experiences which they will never
Lako Mlnnewoska, which Is sltllntrd
near tho little lown of Cllcnwood. t;0
miles northwest of St. Paul on the "Soo"
road, Is ono of the most beautiful llttlo
nhecta of water In the country, twelve
miles long and from one to three miles
In width. Thanks lo tho bonetlcrnt laws
of the state of Minnesota, which niimi
nlly sot aside the sum of J30.000 for tho
protection of fish and gutiin of the stnte
nnd provide a fish warden for every lako
of any consequence, whose business It
Is to see thnt thrre In no llshlng except
with pole and line. Luke Mlnnewmika Is
bountifully stocked with tunny varieties
of game fish, nnd It was to the capture
of these tinny beauties that tho trio of
campers from the Missouri valley de
voted most of their time, although tliey
occasionally took a day off for a. hunt
In tin: surrounding country.
Ivearns, -Morton and Hillings left Knn
sns City July 15 and went Into camp
on Hocky Point, a place which nature
especially designed for a camp.nccordins
to Hilly Kenrns, on July 23. They had 11
complcto outilt consisting of two tent.,
ono for sleeping nnd one for cooking.
two boats, and everything possible in
tho way of hunting and llshlng appa
ratus. Their tlrst move after getting
Installed In the camp was to divide the
work among the three men nnd this was
done by making Koarns chief cook and
steward, -Morton dishwasher and Hil
lings chambermaid. The arrangement
worked well, though Morton and Billings
have since privately informed their
friends that what Kearns ilnn't know-
about cooking would till a very large
Tho campers were not alone in their
glory, for around tho shores of Lake
Mlnnewoska. which is a favorite camp
ing poInU were scattered nt least fifty
other camps with from threo to half a
dozen In each camp and plenty of room
and sport for nil without crowding. Hilly
Kenrns can talk without tiring on the
delights of a any In camp on Rocky
IViint. The daily routine nf the campers
with hardly a variation was to arise at
4:30, put In the time until C o'clock llsh
lng near the camp, nnd then nt 7 o'clock
have a fish breakfast. The camp work
was then done up and the trio enjoyed
a walk to the town of nienwooil, Just a
mile distant from the camp, where they
got their mall and laid in their supplies.
One beauty of camping out nt Lake
Mlnnewoska Is "nit it Is situated so
near the town ' .-implies do not have
to be kept on id but are delivered
dally. Returning to the camp there
would be lunch at 12 o'clock, followed by
n good loaf until the regular dinner nt
3 o'clock, after which the rest of the
afternoon would be put In fishing.
The boys, of course, tell some great
stories of catches they made. The lake
abounds with bind: bass ranging In
weight from two to five pounds: pick
erel, some of them of monster sl'o; the
gamey pike, somo of thorn weighing- ns
high as seven and eight pounds: crap
fde running ns high ns four pounds; ting
perch, one of the sweetest of Ilsh, some
of them weighing ns much as a pound
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A GOOD PAIR
and a half, and a hundred other varie
ties, to say nothing of the dog tlsh, the
pest of tho fishermen.
One morntns when the fish were biting
particularly well tho boys reached tho
plko llshlng grounds ut o'clock and by
0.30, If Hilly Kearns is to be believed,
they had captured 110 less than 112 pike
und pickerel ranging In weight from one
and 11 half to eight pounds, or more than
600 Kiuiids all told. They literally filled
their biff boat with llali and only quit
because their arms were too tired to
land nny more of the game lighters.
Billy Kearns, of course, landed the big
gest one, as ho .was telling thu story.
Ho delights to dwell on his twenty
mlnuto light with u pickerel weighing
upwards of eight pounds and how he at
last conquered his and got him Into tho
boat, Bert Morton had tho hard luck
story of the party to tell. lie got a
strike and after playing his Ilsh for a
few minutes was convinced that he had
hooked the daddy of ull the fish In tho
lake. He worked like a Trojan to secure
him and much to his disgust finally sue
eceded In landing a dog Ilsh welghliiK
fifteen pounds. ,
This was only one of the many tlshlng
experiences of the Inhabitant of "Kaw
Camp." as the boys called their tempo
rary home. They had a world of sport
day after day with black bass, pike and
pickerel and declare that no such other
Ideal fishing grounds exist on the face
of the earth. Their Ashing was varied
with an occasional day at duck shooting,
at which all are experts, and they usual
ly returned to camp loaded with fvath-
ercd g,ime. Tho accompanying ptclur
representing the seen" nn the lake Is a
snap ehct slwwlng Billy Kenrn In th
front of the boat In the net of bringing
down a pair of ducks, with his compnti
lonn in the background. The camp sccno
shows how the boys lived during their
So delighted were the boys with their
camping out life thnt when they brok
up nbout the first of September It was
with a llrm resolve that "Knw Camp"
should lie pitched on lloky Point ngnln
next summer. This time they ropose
to go Into camp about the tlrst of June
nnd will probably have some additions
to their numbers.
Iloci the Divine Aftlittit Detelnp In th
Ilr.ilm nf Our lriitue Ihe i:m
lirjn of Madness?
From the New York World.
Arc literary rgen more prone to Insanity
than others? Dr. Toulouse, the celebrated
Pnrla nllenlsl, nnswered this question after
the suicide of Hlppolyte Raymonds, tho
French writer of comedy, "Mental disor
ders among men of letters," said Dr. Ton.
louse, "always nppenl more forcibly to the
Imagination than ordinary cases of Insan
ity. Rut we must not conclude that mad
ness Is more frequent among them thnn
III other walk. of life. The English have A
saying that Kreat geniuses are all madmen,
but it would be going too far to assert that
a man guts Insane bcnu?e he becomes a
passionate follower of Art or literature.
There Is no speclnl form of Insanity which
attacks artists or writers, nut tue ceienruy
which the successful ones achieve fasci
nates n grent many men who have talent,
but who nlpci huVu abnormally emotional
The active Drain work, me revensn im-
r i 4
Vi,V " VNl''.
patiencu with which they seek to gain
tame, and often the privations that they
endure all these favor the development of
the germs of madness which He dormant
In many brains, and which would never
have made themselves manifest If these,
person: had adopted a calm and more vege
tatle mode of existence. It Is my opin
ion that the life led by most artists and
writer Is of a sort that Is especially fa
vorable to the bringing out In full forc
of any tendencies to Insanity which may
exist in embryo in the brain. Tho slightest
thing ina then unbalance the mind, and It
is that which too often happens."
UI& .VAIIIIOW K.lC.irK.
It Was nn Interesting Mory, lint Ilia Audi
ence Lacked .sj nip lliello Appreciation.
From the Chicago Tribune.
"Yes. I was run out of lown once, said
the man In the slouch hat. "In the sum
mer of 1&S7 I was a book agent"
"That was JustHlcation enough," ob
served the man who had his feet on tho
table. You deserved It. Why pursue the
harrowing confession any fur
"1 happened to tlnd myself in Cairo," re
sumed the other, paying no attention to
"1-gypt or Illinois?" asked tho man who
was smoking the cheap cigar.
"And I was selling a llnely bound edition
"Haven't got a copy of it with you, havo
you?" demanded the mail with a wart on
"Tnen go ahead. I was afraid you were
going to spring It on us."
"I was selling several finely bound edi
tions of the best works of fiction, nnd ono
unlucky day I was found with a copy of
'Martin Chuzztewit' In iny possession. A
mob gathered nt once. They gave me half
an hour to get out of town, and I got. In
"What direction did you take?" Inquired
the man with the gray spot In hlB mus
tache. "Straight west."
"How did you cross the Mississippi riv
er'.'" "On the Ice."
There was a pause ot a few moments.
Then some one remarked-
"He s.ild this took place In the summer
of 1SS7. didn't he?"
"Gentlemen." exclaimed tho man with
the slouch I1.1t. "I bad this story all right
when I began. With your untimely und
urn tilled for Interruptions you have got It
tnngltd up and it doesn't seem to Jibe. You
can straighten It out to suit yourselves and
be darned to you!"
He turned up his coat collar, walked out
of the room, and the audience gradually
dispersed without making any further
t . .Jr vy k v
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1LI ZSX "V " ' t. lr - -C-- "MV" t
JOVt: PLAYS WITH IT,
Wdihlngtuo Monument Is Very Freqnantly
Strut L hy Lightning,
From the St. Louis Globe. Democrat.
The Washington monument at the na
tional capital has once again demonstrated
Its apparent invulneiubtllty to ordinary
uttacks of lightning. It has been struck
several times by discharges of atmospherlo
electricity without sustaining any material
damage, due, probably, to the line system
of lightning urresteis with which the
shaft Is provided, As is well known, tho
apex of the shaft Is capped with a smalt
pyramidal block of aluminium, and up to
Wednesday morning last that cloud-pierc.
Ing point has escaped the heavenly bolts
of electricity that have almost constantly
played around and about the tall while
column of marble. On that morning the
city was visited by a heavy thunderstorm,
accompanied by many btrokes of lightning,
and one of the most vivid of these struck
the aluminium point, The Impact was
followed by a ball of lire Bhootlnp down the
lightning rods and disappearing in the
The visitation caused considerable ex
citement at the time, which was not n.
layed until It was ascertained thut ho
casualties or erlous results of any kind
had occurred. The matter was reported
to Colonel Wilson, the engineer olltcer 'n
charge of the monument, und the nlumlii.
lum point wus Inspected us well as could
btt done with the aid of powerful Held
glasses, and found to be wholly Intact
and unharmed. The only way in which
this belief can be thoroughly established,
however, Is by a personal inspection
the metal, and this can only be done by
sending a rigger up the outside of th
ehuft to Its extreme tic. 050 feet from th
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