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The Eureka Herald and Greenwood County Republican from Eureka, Kansas • Page 1

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State Historical Society i $1.00 Per Yeai i and Greenwood County Republican. VOL. XLI NO. 9 EUREKA, GREENWOOD COUNTY, KANSAS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1608 WEOI NO. 2104 Founded 1868 ODD FELLOW'S ANNUAL CAVORT THE AFTAIR WITH JRA3.

FIFTH ANNUAL FAIR Greenwood County Exposition Begins Next Tuesday AFTER THE BIG FIXERS i Grand Jury at St. Louis to Look Into Primary Fraud I LOCAL SHORT STORIES A. Betsher, of lola, Buys Home Steam Laundry Hiltl Klre At Mmllunn Loss of about f000 resulted from a fire in Madison early this morning. Three frame buildings, one occupied by the M. A.

Gonter repair and tool shop, one used as a residence by the Gonters and one vacant building were destroyed by a fire which was discovered about 3 o'clock this morning. Mr. Gonter carried 81000 on his hardware and tools which were valued at about $3000. There was only $500 insurance on the buildings. The Gonters saved their household goods.

Cause of fire is not known. Csvernmcnt Dealing With President C.wi';:. Aug. i taking r.p with the government of I.Vu! settlement of the questions aiming from tho cancellations of the exequateurs of the American consul und vice consular officers at Callia which was dona by President Davila because of the alleged Intervention cf those officers In the political affairs of llonduias. For this purpose it has directed Mr.

Dodge, the American minister at Salvador, to proceed at once to Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, for conferences with the officials of the foreign office there. It may require severul dnys before Mr. Dodge can reach Tegucigalpa so that some 1 1 mo must elapse hefore ha can begin his conferences with tha llonduian officials. In this case tha state department is Ignoring the Ilnmlurns minister here, Mr. Ugate, who has not been to the state department since he had nn Interview with Mr.

Bacon about ten days ago, which It Is mild terminated rather abruptly. The result ol Mr. Dodge's visit Is awaited with considerable interest at the state department which fetds that Honduras has neted hastily and in an cxparte mnu-uer In cancelling the consul's ex- cqoateiirs. Mr. Dodge goes to Tegucigalpa fortified with the note sent to the stnle department containing Honduras' answer to the request for a suspension of the cancellation of the consul's exequateurs, a copy of which also was transmitted to Secretary Hoot at t'llnton, N.

Y. Tills note gave the reasons why l'rctddont Davila could not see his way clear to grant the request of tho slate department. KANSAN9 AT FORT RILEY. National Guard Regiments Begin Receiving Instructions. Junction City, Aug.

12. Mon- i day night there were about 7.000 reg ular and national guard troops at the camp of Instructions ut Kurt Hiley, The Kansas National Guard began arriving lit tho camp Monday morning and their last train carrying about I halt of the first regiment arrived tho camp Monday evening. In the Kansas brigade there are more thun l.titm men. Their course of Instruction at the maneuvers ramp began Tuesday morning. They will remain here for ten days.

Their work this week consisted principally of drills. Next Monday they will work with tho regular troops in a big combined maneuver. The maneuver of the regular troops Monday was in formation for atlack ami defense by companies, troops and butteries. This will ulsu be the problem Tuesday, but at this lime the regulars will work as squad-ronB and battalions. South Dakota Hail Storm.

Aberdeen, fl. D. Aug. 12 Nlnn counties extending from Campbell to Codington, Including Walworth, Me-riierson, KtluiiiutlH, tlte south west part of Drown, the norllit -astern part of I'uitlk ami Spink and the northern part of Clark wi re by a hall el in Monday which nt some points was 4ti miles In width. Reports received Monday evening Indicate thallhe loss will range from 23 per cent to total.

Made Another Successful Flight. I. emails, France, Aug. 12 After two false stalls Wilbur Wright, thn Dayton, neroplanlsl. made a sue-ceHsful uHccnidnn here shortly before eight o'clock Monday evening Tha machine Ib-w about two kiloun-tres (1.24 miles) In one minute and seconds, ollb lal time.

Owing to the hit tiess of the hour Mr. Wright decide not to try lengir run. The flight was viewed l.y sovi nil thousasd people. Crops Not So Bad. Washington, 12.

That the crop conditions in tho I'ltlted States were In the aggregate somewhat better (2 per tent) on August 1, last, than tin were a year ugo, but slightly (1 per cent) below a ten year aver, age condition on that date. Is the opinion expressed by the crop report-lug board of the tlr-partmetit of agriculture in supplemental report la-sued Monday. Strike In New Orleans Cotton Mill. New Orleans, Aug. 12.

Sev. eral hundred operatives at the Lane Magglns cotton mills lit this city have gone on a strike, leaving only a small working force In the mills. It was understood that a large majority ol the operatives had agreed to a proposed wage reduction but when It went In effect Monday only a small proportion of them remained at work. A Woman's Age. If you want to kne how old a woman Is, ask her sistet law Atchison) Globe.

They Met and Picnlced In Eureka Friday. Rain interfered materially with the attendance at the Odd Fellow picnic in Eureka Friday. The weather was very threatening all morning and a drizzling rain fell about neon. Many people no doubt stayed at home on this account. The picnic dinner was not held on account of the unsettled weather conditions.

The program for the day began at o'clock when the lodges formed nt the local hall and marched to the Pa vilion rink. The Virgil. Neal. Rcece nd Eureka lodges were repressnted in the parade. The prize banner, which was awarded to the lodge having the greatest per cent of its members in the parade, went to Reece.

In the afternoon a program, consist ing of several numbers by the orchestra and a vocal solo by Clarence Bailey, a piano duet by Ada Johnston and Gladys Grove and a piano solo by Gladys Grove, was rendered. Past Master John I Saunders, of tho Kan sas Gdd Fellows, was -introduced and made a ousing good speech. Mr. Saunders rehearsed the history of Odd Fellowship from the beginning up to the present time and the brother members highly appreciated his talk. Immediately after the speaking the baby show was held.

Only Odd Fellow babies were elegible. The little son of Mr. and Mrs. John Roircra. of Neal, was awarded first prize and the little daughter of Mr.

and Mrs. Albert Denney was given second prize. In the evening another musical pro gram was given and Geo. E. Tucker was called upon made a short talk.

The head liner on the evening program was the burlesque initiation put on by the members of the local lodge. Geo. G. Wood, taking the part of Willie Green, was the victim of the initiation and from the actions of the big crowd present his treatment was a source of much amusement. The local lodge had worked hard for this part of the program and everyone spoke of it as a big success.

Primary Echoes The official count nominated W. Blackburn for county clerk by one vote. The unofficial returns printed last week gave Whipple a majority of 12. The race between these two men was exceedingly close, but Mr. Whip pie will not contest.

He has congrat ulated his successful opponent and as sured him of his support in November. The ollicial count gives this county to Long by one vote. Early reports gave Hristow the county by G. I. F.

Iienest for county attorney and John L. Reed for coroner, the only two new men with no opposition, ran good races and received practically their party vote. 11. A. Lovett pulled a mighty good vole in the 2nd commissioner's district.

S. II. Reed, the next commissioner from the 3rd district, ran like an old timer and polled his party vote. The Republicans did not poll their full strength by about 500 votes. Kureku l.tiNtts AichIii The Yates Center Ball team, defeated tho Eureka team at Yates Center Tuesday by the scoro of 7 to 6.

The home boys all say that they can beat the Yates Center team, but that they cannot beat the umpire. They accuse this worthy gentleman of being alllicted with defective sight on ball, strikes and close decisions especially when an opportunity arose to help Yates Center to victory. Hut then that is all the Woodson county boys will lie over for a game some time in the near future and then the local lads will put a crimp in their winning streak. Cornett and Irwin formed the battery for Eureka Tuesday and Matthews and Jewett did the buttery work for Yates Center. (ieo- C.

01mi-o DeHtl. George (J. Glasco, the Piedmont merchant who was injured July 20th by the explosion of a bottle of nitro-gly-cine which he struck with a hoe while cutting weeds In the street, died at the hospital in Wichita last Thursday evening. For several days very encouraging reports have been received but the first of last week he grew rapidly worse and was to weak to rally although he was given every care. Mr.

Glasco was 47 years, 4 months and 10 days old. He leaves a wife and one son, IS years old. The funeral services wera held from the family home In Piedmont Sunday morning at 9 o'clock. Eugene Hill left tha first of the week for Wichita, where ha has a pos- I Ition with tha Morton-Simmons Hardware Company, A GREAT WEEK OF PLEASURE Everything Is Now In Rediness For The Entertainment of the People Prize Offered for Live Stock, Farm Products And the Handiwork of The Houaewife A Great Race Program Carried out Every Afternoon. Eureka has sent all her spare linen to the laundry and is making extensive preparations to entertain the thousands of visitors who are expected to attend the fifth annual meeting of the Greenwood County Fair Association here next week.

The Fair Grounds already present an animated picture. Horses are coming in almost every day and every morning the drivers are working out their steeds on the track. Much work has been done on the track this week and it is expected to uphold its reputation as one of the fastest half-mile speedways in the country. Practically all of the stalls have been taken and Secretary Weiser says that no empty stalls will be found after the racing opens. The eating shack is already on the ground and is prepared to do a flourishing business.

The pike this year will be the best ever. More concessions have been sought and sold than in other years and either side of the popular runway will be lined with fun producers and thirst quenchers. The merry-go-round and everything that goes to make up a real pike will be in evidence. Large entries have been booked in the agricultural live stock, poultry kitchen and fine art departments. The heads of these departments have expressed the opinion that this year's show will surpass those of anvof the previous years.

The entries in the fine arts and kitchen departments will be judged by Mrs. John Graham, an expert from Emporia The live stock departments will be judged by Prof. McKinsey of the State Agricultural College, J. Alherton, of Emporia, will judge the fowls. Much interest is being tuken in the fat steer show and it is expected to be the best ever given at the fuir.

Many Greenwood county steers have been eating 70 cent corn and hundreds of pounds of bran and shorts for the past severul weeks und they are fairly rolling in having been hung up for the winners and the contest for the prizes will he cltxe, ay it has always been. Expert judges from the Kansas City commission houses will award the prizes. Tuesday afternoon when Starter Sumner gives the horses the word in the two-year old trot the racing program will be on and until late Saturday evening the horses will participate in red ht contests ir the big end of the money. The local association hangs up some of the best purses in the state anil it is well known that the horsemen will race for the long green. The races will bring such local favorites us MelliH, Giftline, Gold Luce, I'osa, Dr.

Pipes, Fred Puis, Contractor and Hepwright. The 2.35 pace has 21 entries, the 2. 2(1 pace has .15, the 2.15 puce ins 15, the 2 31 trot has 22 the 2.23 trot has 19, all good ones, and all the rices are filled In good ahi.pu. Good tla-slic will also bo an intciesting part of each day's pro. gram.

Some of the best runners in the business will lie here. Most of the horses that will tude in tho races hero are at Howard weuk- They will arrive in Eunlt iume tim" tho lttUer PHrt of the by special train. Nothing short of a miracle will prevent Eureka from having the finest fair in her history this year, and don't forget, there will u-. I i Hnre AHrue Miss Nora A. Hares and Mr.

Mass H. Aaroe were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. H.

Hayes, lonovay, at eight o'clock Tuesday evening. Rev. O. J. Law, pastor of the Christian church, performed the ceremony in the presence of a few friends and relatives.

The bride is one of the most charming and accomplished young ladies of Bachelor township and the groom is one of tha county's energetic and industrious young farmers Ha is the son of Mr. and Mrs. N. Aaroe of Bachelor township, Mr. and Mrs.

M. H. Aaroa will make their home on farm. Mrs. E.

J. Rock went to Climax Monday for a week' visit with NEW REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE Members Elected at Recent Primary, Mr. John H. Olson and Claude Dickinson Die of Typhoid Fever-Clerks May get off Early Severy Gets County Sunday School Con-ve ntion. Nome Pop C.

H. Weiser, proprietor of the Eureka Bottling Works, filled the largest order Tuesday that he has sold since he has been in the pop business. The order consisted of 200 cases, 8000 pounds, and was shipped to one of the stand men at the Howard fair. Ulstrlet Court Judge G. P.

Aikman held a short adjourned session of district court in Eureka Monday morning. Nothing of any special importance was up for consideration, the session having been called to allow Mr. Aikman to render a few decisions which he had under advisement since the regular May term. Flnetl For IHstiirlilng C'hnrrli William Outen, a young man living about 10 miles southeast of Eureka, was arrested nt Toronto Saturday night for disturbing the church services at Carrol some months ago. Outen left the country at the time and had not been back before his arrest.

He plead guilty in Justice A. B. Miller's Monday morning and paid a fine of $50 and costs amounting to $19.85 Kttrly Closlng- A movement has been started among the local merchants for early closing during this month. The plan is to close at 6.30 every night except Saturday and during fair week. Chas.

A. Leedy has already inaugurated the plan at his store and it is thought that others will fall in line in a short It is needless to say that the clerks are heartily in favor of the movement. Mmltson Towushlp Convention. The convention of the Sunday Schools of Madison Township was held in Lovett's grove at Madison last Thursday. Eight of the nine schools in the township were represented.

An excellent program was given and the meeting was very successful and instructive. The merchants of Madison are to be commended for the part they took in hiring the grove for the convention. Home Stemu lttiiiiilrjr Mtiltl. C. C.

Charles, who has been proprietor of the Home Steam Laundry for a number of yeard, has sold his business to A. Betsher, of lola, who is now in charge. Mr. Betsher la an experienced laundrymun. Mrs.

Charles hus been in ill heulth for some time and this has prompted Mr. Charles to dispose of his business holdings here and go to Colorado with the hope that she may be benefitted by the mountain air. Htimluy frhiml Convention nt Nevery. The convention of the Sunday schools of Greenwood county will be held at i Severy September 1st and 2nd. A good two days' program has been prepared.

Among the speakers will be State Secretary J. 11. Knclc, of Ahi-line. Every Sun-lay School in county id expected lo send ul least one delegate to this convention. Every Sunday School ollieer in the county is considered a delegate und a member of the association.

More definite arrangements will be given lutei. evorr WltmAjilii The li ireka -mu bill entertained last Fridiy afternoon. The guosts were nine you -if nun from Severy. Everything went love'v in the morning and until three o'clock in the afternoon, when the Severy boys informed the home lads that they had come up to trim Eureka at base ball. They did.

The score was 6 to 4. Severy played classy ball all the way. Eureka thought it was a baloon ascension for the first few innings and did not get over the idea until Severy had the game safely stored way In their won columns. Then the locals got busy and made the game very interesting for their south-end guests. Tomlinson, Cornett and Irwin formed the Eureka battery and King and Tomlinson performed in a similar capacity for Severy, Eureka needs mora practice and a little mora financial support All the fans should help.

IS AFTER MANY PROMINENT POLITICIANS Indictment of "Men Higher Up" to Be Object of the Inquiry Twenty-seven Witnesses Subpoenaed Well Known Politicians Involved Charg es Made That Money Was Used. St. Louis, Aug. 12. Four or five prominent political lenders will be In-dieted for bribing slid attempting to bribe, according to persons at the Four Courts, who nro In position to know.

The indictments will charge the lenders with using large sums ol money to swing certain wards In favor of thtdr candidates, and It Is said that the bills will bo returned within a few days. The Investigation Into the primary oloelion frauds were opened by the inquisitorial body Tuesday afternoon. wenty-Beven witnesses liuvo been Bubpoenaed to testify, but It Is said that only six or seven cases of fraudulent voting and repenting will come up. The Inquisitors will open the Investigation Wednesday Into the alleg ed methods pursued by the political lenders In giving mid offering money to ward lenders. It 1h stated that nearly was used by the "big" leaders and some revelations aro expected within the next few days.

Several ward loaders will bo examined, and while It Is expected that little Information will lie obtained from tlieni the grand Jury, it Is said, "hns line" on the men "higher up" and will bo able to proceed without Hie teHUaiony of tho "heelers." More than sixty witnesses hnvo been subpoenaed to appear before the grand Jury this week, but It Is expected that a number of other persons, who aro said to know something concerning primary frauds, will be summoned. WHAT THE CANVA8S C08T. Leland's Campaign Expanses Were $6,000, Stubbs's $3,713. Topeka, Aug. 12.

It cost Cyrus Lo-Innd a little more than JH.ono to be a candidate for Republican nomination of governor at Inst Tuesday's primary. "It may run J100 more than snld Mr. Leland. "as there are some mnnll bills out yet, but It will not go over Sii.lOO. I spent each for postage, printing and miscellaneous expenses, which Includes traveling expenses and office hire." The siirprlso to nearly everybody Is the statement from the Htulilis headquarters as to the expense of W.

It. Stiibhs for Ills campaign. It was generally admitted that Smiths had silent more money than anyone, not excepting Senator Long. Through his manager, .1. N.

Dolley, Mr. Sluhlis said Tuesday that he has expended only 7 1 3 which Is less than that paid out by Mr. HrlHtow. These Items iiinke up tho Sluhlis list: Runups. office rent, I labor.

traveling expenses, and stationery. Soo. Mr. Stnlibs has maintained hestl-quarters consisting of two largo ground floor rooms nt the Copelund hotel since last January. The Monarchs Kissed.

Kronberg. Germany, Aug. Kit ward arrived here Tuesday -King morn- lug and was met at the stall on by Emperor William and his suite king and emperor kissed each on both cheeks and embraced The other in the miiHt cordial manner. After tin arch had been Introduced to eat mon- ol tier en- ers suites the king and emper tered nn open motor car and driven to the Frlcdrlchhof where they had a long talk luncheon. were mat In, before Killed Over a Sandwich.

Tlannlbul, Aug. 12. A quarrel over a ham sandwich In a local restaurant lute Monday resulted In the death of William V. Whitney, a traveling salesman of St. I.ouls.

who was shot and killed by John M. Williams, a farmer, living In Marlon county, Missouri. The coroner's Jury returned a verdict finding McWIlllams guilty of the killing and ho Is under arrest. A King to Go Visiting. Paris, Aug.

12. The Paris newspapers have announced that King Alfonso will visit the French capital In September on his wsy to the Itde of Wight to Join Queen Victoria. From Kngland Ills Majesty will go to Vienna to visit Kmperor Frauds Joseph. Killed Son In Self Dafsnss. Chicago, Ann.

12. Louis Bcsssle, who shot and killed bis son after the latter had attacked him Sunday night, was exonerated by a coroner's Jnrr Monday. Bcsssle, who Is 66 years old, pleaded that be acted In self defne New ItepuhlU'Hn Cominlttemen Under the primary election law members of the party central com-mitee were elected at the primary August 4. Under the law the chairman of the county committee is chosen from the membership of the committee and becomes a member of the state committee. The Republican state oo'mmittee will meet in Topeka Tuesday, August 25 to organize and plan the coming campaign.

Therefore it will be necessary for the Republican county committee to meet same-time in the next ten days to elect a chairman who will represent this countv ac the state committee meet- ing. The members of the county committee elected August 4 are as follows: Eureka Township, O. S. Branson; 1st Ward, T. J.

Souders; 2nd Ward, A. Bell; 3rd Ward, J. P. Alter; Bachelor, G. W.

Burt; Fall River, Walter Smethers; Janjsville, W. O. Smith; Lane, G. T. Mallicoat; Madison, Frank D.

Hamer; Otter Creek, J. E. Rossel; Pleasant Grove, E. A. Hibbard; Quincy, Wm.

C. Hoover; Salem, Thorn is Cartwright; South Salem, E. L. Barrier; Salt Springs, F. G.

Brown; Shell Rick, T. A. Hester; Spring Creek, D. E. Miles; Twin Groves, B.

II. Carrithers. Mm, Jolin H. OMnn Ileitil Mrs. John H.

Olson died at her home on North Elm Street at 10 o'clock, Sunday morning August 9, 1908 of typhoid fever, aged 31 years, 10 months and 27 days. Cora Eliza Mun-sell was born at Carthage, Missouri, September 12, 1876. She united with the Methodist Episcopal church in 1893 and had lived a faithful Christian life until the time of her death. She was united in marriage to John H. Olson at Tayloraville, Illinois, on April 17, 19)3.

They came at once to Greenwood county, locating on a farm in Otter Creek township. In February 1907 they removed to Eureka. Mis. Olson's life was one of singular beauty and her cheerfulness and faithfulness had won for her a host of friends. She leaves a husband, an adopted daughter, Agnes 10 months old besides, a father, mother, one sister and six brothers, all of whom were present at the funeral.

The funeral services, conducted by Rev. O. J. Law, pastor of the Christian, church, were held from the Methodist Episcopal church at 2 o'clock I Tuesday afternoon. Dr.

Paugh, Mrs. Olson's pastor, was unavoidably out of town and was not ublo to assist nt the services. Interment was in Greenwood cemetery. ClHtlde K. lllt'kliiHoii Demi.

Claude K. Dickinson died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Dickinson on Eust Third Btreet, Tuesday August 11, 1908, of typhoid fever, ageil 21 years, 6 months and 27 days.

Claude Kleckner Dickinton Mas born at Farragut, Fremont County, Iowa, February 4, 1881. Ho came with his parents to Greenwood county March 14, 191)1 and had made his on the ranch eleven milts east of Eureka tdneo that time. He attended the Southern Kansas Academy in 1902 and UM3. bince which time he had ene-atred in the farmintr un(i cattle raisin' business. He was a member of the Neul l.O.O.F.

lodge. i Ho was to have been married in September of thi year to Miss Lilly McDivitt, of Neal. Mr. Dickinson had not been feeling well for some weeks, but he was very anxious to get his hay crop up and stayed at his until a few days ago. Cluuda Dickinson was one of the most upright and popular young men of this county, young man of exemplary habits and of such character and disposition as to not only make his relatives and friends proud of him, but to win the esteem and admiration of all with whom he came In contact.

His surviving relatives are, his parents, three brothers, Lee and Elmer Dickinson, of Sheridan, Wyoming, and Donald of Eureka, and ona sister, Mrs. Jessie Duncan, of Neal. Tha funeral services, conducted by Rev. 6. J.

Rhodes, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church of Neal, wera held from tha Congregational church, Eureka, at 8 o'clock this afternoon. Interment was In Greenwood cemetery 1 nX.

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