IHOUSINDS AT THE FALLS THIS REUNION PROMISES TO BE THE BEST IN HISTORY. Bristow Arrived This Momlnfl.—"Bill' White Comes by Automobile^ "Lease" to Pace. thla afternoon. Tomorrow Hon. S. H. Foncton, of Carlyle, and Attonioy P. J. Oyler, of lola, will he the speakers qC the day. The Assoclatloh fa confident that if favorable weather prevails this reunion reunion will be the most successful years. The program is a varied end Interestiag one. Neosho Falls. I Sept 2.—(Special)— At one-thirty this afternoon, fully 2r 000 people were^ in the city to attend the first day's program of the OW Settlers' Settlers' reunion. ; The attendance for the day will greatly exceed this, however, however, as farmers are coming in on every country road from the surrounding surrounding towns and counties. Usually about 2500 people are here on the opening da.v, but the indications are that the record will !be broken before night The attraction today is the address of Senator J. L. Bristow of Salina. He came in from the east this morning morning and spent hia leisure hours greeting greeting the old settlers. •William Allen WTiite, editor of the Emporta Gazette, ns-ho will introduce the senator, will oome in by automobile. The crowd is especially anxious to see the noted Kacsan who has just returned from a trip across the water. Preceding the address of Senator Bristow this afternoon, some of the old timers who are known throughout the four counties which are included in the Old Settlers Reunion association will be called ujwn for reminiscences. Among them will be Alexander Hamilton Hamilton of Yates Center, D. W. Rnney and Ool. Woodward of Neosho Falls. Frank Foeckele, editor of the Leroy Report' er. and others. A racing event late this evening is being eagerly looked forward to by the visitors. "Judge Lease," McClanahan's McClanahan's pacing stallion, is to go a mile without sulky or driver. "Lease" was formerly a Neosho Falls horse, and Is known by all stockmen In Gils section. MARRIED HERE. GAME TO BRIEF 3In. McChdre Says Hnsbaad Gave Her $1.00 Per Year. Susan McGuire. an aged and crippled crippled lady who has resided in and near Fort Scott fbr many years, yesterday yesterday through her attorney, John Caldwell, filed suit tor a divorce from her husband Bernard McGulre. The allegations made in the petition filed by her are sensational in extreme, she alleging that at the point of revolver pressed against her head, he compelled her to sign papers she would, not have signed otherwise; also that he cursed and abused her, knocking her down frequently; that he kicked and choked her on numerous numerous occasions and that many times during the nrlnter months he drove her from her home, compelling her to sleep out of doors in the snow. The petition shows that they were married at lola in 1885, and she al- leiges that at that time ahe owned 280 acres of land while he had nothing nothing but a team and wagon. She saj-s that he has frequently abandoned her during their married life and has never acted as a husband should towards towards his wife. She says that during the last ten years they lived together he gave about $10 towards their support—Ft support—Ft Scott Republican. A Son Bom .-r-Mr. and Mts. L. Holdaway are the parents of a boy bom tils morning. Cotincil Meets Tonight—^The city council will meet In regular session In. the city hall tonight. According to Harve M. Dowler, dty clerk, the budget contains no items of unusual Importance.