(A 1 i i i '-- V "4 v I - '-'3 n y J I and THE. FORT SGOTT MONITOR, Fort Scott Daily nd Weekly Tribune Established 1884. Consolidation. Fort Scott Daily and Weekly News, Established 18S9. Fort Scott Daily and Semi-Weekly Monitor. Established 1852. FORT SCOTT, KANSAS, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 24, 1904. VOLUME 23, NUMBER 44. iPrtV t 2 i, V- j 1 f i ' 1 s f ENGLAND SENDS NOTE OF PROTEST CALLS RUSSIAN ON THE BALTIC FLEET PRODIGIOUS ERROR. ADMIRAL HOT HEARD FROM Until he Makes His Report, of Course, Nothing Can be Done. Powers Discuss the Matter. JAPS FOUND 13,000 DEAD RUSSIA SOLDIERS. Tokio, Oct. 24 Afternoon The Japanese head quarters here today published the following report received yesterday: "Since the last telegram referring to the enemy's dead, the bodies lett on the field, have been increased to the following: Found by the right army. 5,2'. o. "Found by the left army, o.r.ro. "Found bv center army, 2,." i. Total 13.300. The number of pris oners captured totals seven hundred.' ENGLAND WILL ACT OFFICIALLY TODAY, iximion. uci. 24. Official action will probably be taken today regard ing the North sea incident in which the Russian second Pacific squadron sank one or more British fishing boats and killed or wounded several fishermen. While miblic opinion in sists that the fullest reparation be made, there is no evidence of undue excitement or of any belief that inter national complications will arise. In the highest quarters where the reports were circulated, the gravity of the affair fully realized and the incident is greatly deplored. . That Russia will offer apologies and reparation and make honorable amends is of no doubt, but with the inflamed public opinion in Great Britain and, coming on the heels of the sinking by the Vladivostok squadron of the British steamer Knight, the Commander and Red Sea incidents, it is recognized that the situation may become acute unless the cool heads among the British statesmen proceed ealml; "Ui rtunately," said a high placed Britif admiral to the Associated Press 'we have not yet received a report of Admiral Rojestvensky upon which to act. The press reports are. incredible to me." JAPS FIND NINE ABANDONED RUSSIAN GUNS General Oku's Headquarters, Friday, Oct. 21. 4 p. in. via Fushun, Oct. 24. While clearing a field near village near Shakhe ,the Japanese found nine-abandoned Russian guns. Their condition has not been reported. Both armies are resting on their arms. Continuous skirmishes are oc-curing between outposts and patrols and artillery is firing daily. A great battle is expected south ol the Hun river, where the heavy field works have been erected. Great numbers of Japanese reinforcements are arriving. MUCH INDIGNATION PREVAILS AT HULL. London, Oct. 24. Mayor Hull telegraphed to Premier Balfour, as follows: "The greatest indignation prevails here at the unprecedented and wanton attack on the Hull fishing fleet by the Russian warships, resulting in the loss of valuable lives. We appeal to the government to take the speediest and strongest measures to ensure full redress .and complete security against further Russian outrages." ALL ST. PETERSBURG DEPLORS HULL INCIDENT. St. Petersburg, Oct. 24. At the foreign office the sinking of the British fishing vessels was deplored. It was decided to prepare a semi-official note expressing regret of the Russian government and its willingness to make full reparation as soon as the responsibility is fixed. This step, showing ttTe attitude or the government will, it is hoped, mollify the British govern-mentment and public opinion in Great Britain and pave the way for honorable diplomatic adjustment. ADVANCE GUARD BALTIC FLEET AT CHERBOURG. Cherbourg. France, Oct. 24. The advance guard of the Russian Baltic squadron arrived here today. The utmost vigilance is maintained. The newspapers report that torpedo boats received wirelesstelegrams from the Russian flagship yesterday warning their commanders to exercise extra vigilance as it was feared that a Japanese attempt would be made upon the squadron while in the channel. The Russians claim their squadron was navigating through a thick fog on the nigl or October 21-22 and fired their guns in neutral waters for the purpbcT GT keeping in touch with each other. HULL INCIDENT CREATES EXCITEMENT IN WASHINGTON. Washington. Oct. 24. Official news of the action of the Russian Baltic Sea fleet, In firing on the British fishing vessels, reaches Washington today in a cablegram to the state department, from the American consul at Hull. He recited the facts as stated in the press dispatches, and added that great excitemen prevailed. KUROPATKIN SAYS NIGHT PASSED QUIETLY. St. Petersburg. Oct. 24. The emperor received the following from Knropatkin. dated October 23d: "The night of the 22nd-23rd passed quietly. At nine o'clock unday morning the whole of our volunteer sharpshooters harassed the enemy while the Japanese tried to attack our out- THE WEATHER. r , , . Chicago, Oct. 24. For Kansas: Rain or snow and colder tonight; Tuesday partly cloudy; brisk norther ly winds. For Missouri Partly cloudy and cooler tonight and Tuesday; brisk northwest winds. For Arkansas Tonight fair . and warmer except in the northwest por tion. Tuesday showers, colder. For Oklahoma and Indian. Territory Showers tonight and Tuesday; cold er. posts, but everywhere they were re pulsed by Russian fire." GERMANY CALLS IT A PRODIGIOUS BLUNDER Berlin. Oct. 24. "A- prodigious blunder" is the German official ver diet upon the attack of the Russian Second Pacific squadron on the British fishing fleet. German na val officers refer to the incident as evidence that the Russian squadron is badly officered. THE AUTHORITIES ARE DUMBFOUNDED St. Petersburg, Oct 24. The au thorities are dumbfounded by the press, reports of the Hull affair and cannot credit accounts as presented. For this reason the censor declined to allow publication of foreign accounts of the affair. PARIS THINKS RUSSIA MAKE IMMEDIATE APOLOGY Paris, Oct. 24. The Hull affair has aroused intense interest in official cir cles and among the public generally. The officials predict that Russia will undoubtedly make immediate explan ation and apology and pay an ample indemnity. DURAND CALLS IT A DEPLORABLE INCIDENT Lenox, Mass., Oct. 24. Sir Morti mer Durand, the British ambassador. said today of the Hull affair. "It seems a deplorable accident which of course can be explained. London, England. Oct. 24. Th's afternoon the British government sent urgent notes to the Russia government on attack of the British fishing fleet in the North Sea, through both Ambassador Hardings and the Rus sian ambassador in London. . THREATENING LETTERS. Proprietor of Fifth Avenue Hotel in New York Receives NoticeThat he be Killed if Jie Doesn't Pony up. New York, Oct. 24. Three letters. each containing a demand for five thousand dollars, under penalty of death or injury to himself and family for refusal, reported to have been re ceived by the proprietor of a new ho tel in upper Fifth avenue. The guests were startled Wednesday morning by an explosion. The wouldbe blackmailers having failed to carry out their plan, set off a light charge of some explosive outside of the proprietor's apartments. The police theory points to the attempt as the work of some employee or helper of the hotel. AGED WOMAN BURNED. While Engaged in Prayer Mrs. Donal Guillory, Aged 100, Was Burned in a Horrible Manner. Opelousas, La., Oct. 24. While engaged in prayer in the Catholic church here, Mrs. Donal Guillory, aged 100, was burned to death in a horrible manner. Her devotions concluded.she rose to leave the church when her dress came in contact with a candle and in an instant she was ablaze. Several attempted to rescue her but were unsuccessful. POWDER HOUSE BLOWS UP. Tons of Powder and Dynamite of Abbott & Sons, Caused Great Damage. Windows Shattered. Marshalltown, Oct, 24. The powder house of Abbott & Sons containing tons of powder and dynamite blew up today shaking the entire city and blowing out windows and doors for blocks. It is believed it was caused by two tramps of whom no trace can now be found. No fatalities except tramps. GUSTAFSON SUICIDES. Was to Have Been Sentenced to Death in the Electric Chair Today. Hung Himself in Cell. New York, Oct 24. Frank Gustaf-son. the convicted murderer, who today w as to have been put to death in the electric chair, committed suicide' during The night by hanging-himself in his cell in Tomb's prison. LADY DILKE IS DEAD. Wife of the Right Honorable Sir Chas. Wentworth, Exp' red Today at Her Home in Woking, Aged 64. London, Oct. 24. Lady Dilke. wife of the right Hon. Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke. died suddenly today at her residence In Woking, aged C4 years. MARKETS. Kansas City. Oct. 24. Cattle 17,-000. Ten higher. Native steers 4 at C.50. Cows and heifers 1.50 at 4.50. Stockers and feeders 2.25 at 4.25.. Hogs Four thousand. 5 higher. Heavy 5.30 at40; packers 5.10 at 30. Kansas City, Mo. Oct. 24. Wheat. Dec. 1.05 Corn Steady. Dec. 41 1-2 at 5-8. Oats No. 2. white 30 at 1-2. Bryan Addresses Large Crowd. Wheeling, Oct. 24. William J. Bryan spoke to a large crowd this morning in front of the hotel "Windsor. Bulbs and Gold Fish at Smith's Green House. WILL CUT OFF THEIR CUES. Urmbrri of n C'bluese Reform Association at Pendleton, Ore., Slake a Radical Departure. Pendletoa, Ore., Oct. 24. Members of the local lodge of the Chinese Reform association, comprising S9 per cenL of the oriental residents of Pendleton, will cut off their cues in- accordance with orders of the association. The association leaders here say that the reform association, under the guidance of high Chinese officials now In exile will work to oust the empress Tsl and reinstate the emperor. It i3 impossible to learn the details though it is' known that important officials from China are working with Vancouver, B. C, as their headquarters. C'hnrch Members Fight.. Huntington, W. Va., Oct 24. Within half an hour after the benediction had been pronounced at the close of services in the little church near Mill-creek on the Big Sandy river, one man who had listened to the sermon was dead and another was fatally stabbed. The tragedy was the result of a political -argument in which a half dozen members of the congregation engaged after leaving the church. Preparing; for Cold Weather. Detroit. Mich., Oct. 24 Edwin S. George's fur house on Jefferson ave nue, was enterel and $3,500 worth of sealskin sacqnes were stolen. The thieves climbed an iron grating that guarded the entrance, kicked in a front window and after securing their plunder let themselves out of the rear door with a key that hunsr conven iently near. Killed II In Wife. Elgin, 111., Oct. 24. Dragging his wife from the car in which thev were riding at midnight Saturday, Frank Lee, a teamster of this city, shot and instantly killed the woman and then shot himself through the head. He was taken to a hospital and Is be lieved to be improving. Objeet to Antomoliiles. Perry, Kan.. Oct. 24. People in this section have beg:un to kick strongly against automobiles on the public highways. Hardly a day passes but that several of these machines pass through this country, causing many runaways and smash-ups. Lot 92.1,000 Worth of Jewelrj-. Albany, N. Y., Oct. 24. Police in all parts of the country were notified of the loss of $23,000 worth of jewelry by i Mrs. E. P Gavit of this city, wife of the secretary of the Municipal Gas company ana aaugnter or Antnony x. Brady, the well-known millionaire gas operator. Xo Lives Reported Lost. London, Oct. 24. Dispatches re ceived here from various points re port a rather severe earthquake and much damage to "property through o"t Scandinavia and Denmark about 11:'0 o'clock yesterday mcrniivg. Thus far, however, no fatalities have been reported. Killed at u Mexican Dance. Buda, Tex., Oct. 21. At a Mexican dance a row arose in which Pedro Balinsuelo was shot to death by Claude Martin. The bo3y of Martin was found with a knife driven through his heart Made Temporary Injunction. Kansas City, Oct. 24. A temporary restraining order against tfCKet brokers which was recently granted in federal court here today to prevent the sale of non-transferable tickets was today made a temporary injunc tion which will continue in force until December 1. Senator Burton's Case. Washington, Oct. 24. The United States supreme court today granted a motion that the case of United Siates Senator Joseph R. Burton of Kansas, be advanced to November 28. At that time the court will also pass upon a petition ror a writ of certiorari. D. L. Avery, a past master of the Fort Scott Masonic lodge has been appointed deputy grand master ot the state, having jurisdiction of sev eral counties in this part of the state. On next Saturday Mr. Avery will in sect the Fort Scott lodge and on this occasion the lodge has issued invita tions to every Mason in tne counij and surrounding towns to attend aim it is expected that there will be a arge attendance. There will be work in the third degree Saturday and af terwards a banquet will be served the visitors in the Scottish Rite cae- dral. Stanton Hudson, the little 9 year old son of B. Hudson met with a serious accident Saturday while out in the country hunting persimmons. He was n a tree getting the fruit wnen me limb that he was oa broke and he 1V1I a distance of ten feet, breaking both bones above the wrist 01 ma iiut hand. It was a painful accident out the plucky little lad had plenty n. courage and walked home, a distance of a mile, and told his mother he baa broken his arm. Another little cnap was with him at the time. The Jolly Fourteen met with Mrs. Hanes, Friday atternoon at iu clock. Prizes were won by Mrs. copes and Mrs. Bolevar, Mrs. Hanes. Mrs." Spafford. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Davis. t J. C. Bonesteel flid family arrived home Saturday after an extended visit to several eastern points. They also visited the St. Loms fair on tneir trip and had a very enjoyable time. Apply to Prof. J. L. Bishop for glame manipulations. THE FORT SCOTT JAIL W. Middleton, Alias Davis, Who Bumped Fort Scott People to be Prosecuted by Government. . Deputy United, States Marshal Ham lin arrived in the city this morning with J. W. Davis, alias Graves, alias Davis, who is wanted atv initi i. T., on the charge of robbing the mails. Davis or Graves or Middleton, was lodged in the jail here ana will oe iieUt until an order is issued to take him to the territory. This is the fellow who buncoed a lot of lawyers and professional men in this city some months ago on - RidpaTS's history whlca he was selling lor ?3, and which was commonly worth five times that much. He required $1 in advance, the remainder to be paid on delivery. ! course the books never come. From here he went to- Nevaia and worked the same game. Later he went to Nebraska and was arrested for similar conuuet. lie was sentenced to a jail term and in the meantime Iola got hold of him, he having worked in ;hat locality previously. He was taken there and while confined in jail the government got evidence that the fel-J. v. uavis. He secured a letter with low called for mail belonging to an $8 draft enclosed and got it cashed. He said ms name was Davis. This was to clear his skirts.. Communica tion was opened between the state and federal officers and Davis was brought hro this morning. He denies tha'. iv- -Mity but the government 5s in I.n of evidence against him. t! at itads to the conclusion that e is the proper lad. D vis is about 25 years of age. NO PAPERS FILED. Dan Hall Candidate for Representative in Country District, Files No Nominatiom Papers. When County Clerk Barton-Ditch comenced to make up the official ballot to be furnished to the printer, it de veloped that the nomination of Dan Hall, who was selected tiy the demo crats to run for representative in the country district, had not been certified to her, and the time ha's expired and his name win not go on he ticket, if it is definitely found tin- the neces sary papers are not filed. Mr. Hall was in the r y this morning to see about the matter. He says it is strange that his ru'me was not certified to the cleric by re officers of the convention, who weie -Abraham Johnson, C 11 airman and I-M McColKs- ter, secretary. He went to the county clerk's office and asked for a strict ex aniination. Mrs. Ditch says that she is not 'sure that the papers were not filed, but she can not fir.d them and does not remember that any eertifi- cate wa3- nia(le of the n, j ghe placcs lhem a!t.0geth-?r nomination and says that she does-not know how this one could escape if it had bee t filled. The ccubty committee c.uid;aye IjVoC after this. lur. Johnson and Mr.McCol-lister will come in to see about it.They may be able to clear the matter up so that Mr. Hall's name can go on the official ballot. HAY BURNED BY TONS. Mac Howsrd,Hi!e Gordon and J. Ga! laher Heavy Losers Caught From Passing Locomotive. The farmers in the Hamond neighborhood near the Frisco railroad are out this afternoon fighting praierie fire which is sweeping over the hay meadows in that part of the county. The fire is suposed to have started from the sparks from a Frisco locomotive that passed that afternoon.The flames spread rapidly and -a large amount of hay in stack and the second growth on the fields were consumed, entailing a loss that cannot be estimate? at this time. II. B. Gordon lost five or six large stacks of hay and the flames spread over a hay field of seventy-five acres, while Joe Gallaher, who is on the large Gallaher ranch lot eleven stacks and 70 tons that had not been taken from the field yet. Mack Howard's forty acres is covered with flames and it is feared that there will be greater losses if the fire canrlot be checked. It seems that a part of Mr. Howard's meadow caught this morning and that as early as 4 o'clock he was out fighting the flames. A number of head of cattle were on Mr. Gallaher's ranch, and they were to Mr. Howard. A; H NICE OFFER. W. R. Shadley, Engineer at Goodlan-der Mill, Tendered Goverment Position at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. W. R. Shadley, chief engineer for the Goodlander Milling Company ,has been offered another fine position by the government. The position is that of chief engineer at Fort Hauchuca, Arizona, where there are several regiments of soldiers. This is the second offer of an appointment that ha3 been received by Mr. Shadley and while he rejected the other, which was in New Mexico he is seriously conside r ing the advisability of accepting this one. It pays a handsome salary, it he decides to take the same he will not move his family there for the present. . .. Mr. Shadley took the examination f-r a similar positions some time ar;o and passed creditably. It was not lorg before he was offered an appointment but he refused. He has fifteen days in which to decide to accept or reject the position. There are opportunities for advancement in the government service that are not afforded m Fort Scott and this alone will be responsible for his acceptance if he does so. FOR RENT Two nicely furnished roms at 316 National Avenue. To Members of Gulf Lodge No. 17 An emblem pin will be given to the member who sells the most tickets. Don't forget the G. I. A. Ball and Banquet at W. O. W. Hall Thanksgiving night. PERSONAL MENTION. Frank Hills returned to Fulton this afternoon. Sherd Perkins left this afternoon for St. Louis. Miss Rose and Eva Hagan left last night for St. Louis. C. A. Lakin left this afternoon for af5Tisiness trip to Chicago. W. J. Skeed who has been visiting at St. Louis, arrived home yesterday. Miss Mary G. Smith has returned from St. Louis where she atended the fair. u. L,. Nelson went to St. Louis last night to spend a few days at the fair. O. P. Cochran went to Fulton thi afternoon to sell some farm imple ments. viuage w. k. uiddle and A. M Keene went to Iola this morning on business. D. C. Banta, a former Fort Scott resident, came up from Pittsburg this afternoon. Will Foster left this morning for Tuscon, Arizona, where he has secur ed a position. W. B. Martindale left this after noon tor Iowa, after spending a week witn his tamilj Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Beattv re turned home from the St. Louis fair Sunday morning. a . t . f , . . uuuij .rtLiumey unmin ana iani-ily returned from Unintown this morn ing where they spent Sunday. Mrs. W. C. Porter and Miss Carrie Porter are home from Minnesota, wnere tney spent the summer. C. B. Griffith went out to Bron son tnis atternoon to hook up with Ed Little and make a speech. Mrs. nGuy Farnesworth is reported to be quite ill at her home on the East Side. She was taken ill suddenlv Mr. and Mrs. John Foster of the Nortn Side iert this morning for Ok lahoma wnere they will spend the win ter. Miss Bertha Hornaday who has been visiting at the World's Fair was among: the home-comers yesterday. Geo. W. Newall, who has been driving a hack for the new hack line since it started, has resigned his position. Q. L. Cooper, who has been sick with air attack of typhoid fever for a couple of weeks, is reported better today. Mrs. I. A. Adler and daughter Cnt have been visiting in the city left this morning for their home in Kan sas City. Martin Heine who is in business in Oklohoma, arrived in the city last night to remain a couple of days witi his old frieds. Mrs. Dr. Doud left this afternoon for Olathe, called there by the death of her sister's husband, Dr. Albert Beach, who was a prominent physician at that place. Mrs. J. P. lEmmert and daughter, Mrs. Major Brockway, are in the city from Chicago visiting the family of Col. Cormany.Mrs. Emmert is a sister-in- law of Mrs. Cormany. Judge Dale, democrautic aspirant for the gubernatorial position, who spoke at the opera house Saturday night, went to Paola this morning where he will speak tonight. S. B. Ball, who has been in California for a long time has returned to Fort Scott to live. He likes that country the best in the world, but the climate did not agree with Mrs. Ball's health and they decided to return here to live. rhe lecture in W. O. W. Hall last night was well attended and the audi ence was held in absolute silence for an hour. The Rev. Mrs. Bryan is a pastor of the Spiritualist church, having been ordained in two states, Illinois and Ohio. She is a speaker of rare ability. She lectures under absolute control and no one hearing her can contradict this fact. Her subject was: "Spiritualism in the Bible" and while so many have the opinion that the Spiritualists do not believe in the Bible, she showed where they were given powers to understand and interpret portions of the Bible that others are powerless to understand. Mrs. Bn'an wdll be here a week or twro and will lecture in the same hall Thursday night. Admission free. All are cor dially invited. The Godlander Supplly company workmen this morning disinterred the body of Lenora Fay Arthur, the little child of R. T. Arthur, and this evening it will be shipped to Denison, Texas. The child was twenty-two months old when it died eight years ago. Lost. BETWEEN 748 Main and Moore's grocery, ladies' black purse. Return to 748 South Main and receive liberal reward. Wanted. PLACE for 14-year-old boy to work morning and evening for board, while going to school. Apply Mrs. F. E. Gil-more, 211 Market. To the bodies of L. S. to B. of R. T. an emblem pin will be given to the lady selling the most tickets to the bait given Nov. 17, 1904. Probate Judge Hudson this afternoon issued a license for the marriage of Mr. John P. Braun and Miss Ida Duncan, both of Nevada. Get yourselves ready for the ball given by the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen at Union hall, Nov. 17, 1904. Bulbs'and Gold Fish at Smith's Green House. Prof. J. L. Bishop's Turkish baths give satisfaction. MRS. BLANCHE BARLOW DEAD. une or Fort Scott's Oldest Residents Passes Away of Bronchial Trouble Funeral Tomorow. Mrs. Elizabeth Barlow, moth er of Mrs. J. E. Good and Gus Barlow, aiea at ten minutes before 9 o'clock Saturday night of bronchial trouble, a disease that fastened itself upon her about a year ago an dsiuce which time she has been in poor health. Death occurred at the Bariov home.. 207 south National avenue, wnue she was surrounded bv her family. Death was peaceful, the deceased simply lapsing into that eternal sleep. The news of the death of Mrs. Barlow will be received with considerable regret, and surprise among her numerous friends, as, while it was known that she was in poor health, few believed that the end was so near. Her sickness dates back one year when she suffered an atack of lagrippe, which left her with bronchial trouble from which she could not survive. Mrs. Barlow was 04 years of age and had resided in Fort Scott for almost thirty-five years, coming here from Indiana, where she was born and raised, with her husband, the late Dr. Barlow, one of Fort Scott's early physicians. During her residence in this city she was much loved by all who knew her. She was a woman of refined tastes and her life has been one of usefulness in this community. The deceased is survived by three children, Mrs. J. E. Good, Mrs. D Preston Gilstrap of Kansas City, Kas and Gus Barlow, of this city, and two grand children. The funeral over the remains of this estimable lady will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:. 10 o'clock, from the res idence. The service wjll be conducted by Rev.. Albert Watkins of St. Andrews church. The following gentlemen will act as pall bearers: J. W. Withers, E. E. Reid Dr. A. Coston, Harry C. Ernich, D. B. Berger and C. E. Hu lett. ED LITTLE WILL BARK. If He Brings Hos Dogs His Meeting Will Be a Success Was Minister to Egypt. The republican meeting tomorrow night at Convention hall promises u be a success if matters turn out as are expected. The speakers will be Fourth Assistant Pontmaster Brisiow, who comes from Washington to take the stump for Hoch and the rest of the gang, and Ed. Little, made famous by more ways than one. Until this campaign Little was a populist, bu; now he sees a better future by going back to his first love and he is on tlu stump for Roosevelt and the party Little was minister to Egypt undei Harrison's administration and when he turned pop he was minister to Kan sas under Leedy and wrote Leedy'f inaugural address, ringing in the dog? that for a thousand years had barked at the pyramids of Egypt. Little is as oily as a duck's back and just as slippery. Tonight he will be at Bron son. He and Jjristow will make a great combination. BristowMs one of the spokes in the old machine. The political inconsistency of the Kansas City Journal is even being noticed by the republicans in Fort Scott where this journalistic effort is circul- lated. Sunday s issue contained a two-column speech of Hoadley, in which Folk was denounced as a hypo crit and a man of corrupted tenden cies, wnen everybody witn any judg ment at all knows that Folk is the best man in Missouri and knorvs also that he will be elected. To make the in consistency complete the speech of Bourke Cochran, the best speaker in the United States and a man of nation al note, which was made in Kansas City Saturday.was not even referred to. It is also noticed that the Journal also refuses to publish both sides of the Kelly boodling matter that is now before the people of this state. Russell Wallace and George Harpold had an experience with a balky horse the other day that will linger long in their memories. They hitched up a horse of a disposition aforesaid and started out to teach that animal to be tame. All went well until the old fair grounds was reached when there was trouble. Both ocupants were thrown out and Mr. Wallace sustained a bron-en arm, while Mr. Harpold was also badly shaken up. The horse was stopped about a half mile down th road. Sam Green, a Fort Scott barber and ex-soldier of the Cuban war died at the Leavenworth Soldiers' Home Sat urday and- was buried there yesterday morning at 8:30 with military honors. Green has been there about a year He was a member of the Fort Scott company of the 23rd Kansas regiment, colored, and spent, a year in Cuba. The announcement of his death was re ceived in the city this morning by Henry Hall. Green is the fellow who was assaulted by a couple of white boys and injured some time ago, for which he brought suit for ?1,000. W. J. Kelchner, of Wyandotte county, socialist candidate for congress in this district, will speak herf on October 31st. He will speak somewhere in the county in the afternoon and in this city at night. "A dose in time saves lives'.' Dr. Wood's Norway Pine Syrup; nature's remedy for coughs, colds, pulmonary diseases of every sort. When in Moran, Kansas, stop at the Eagle hotel. Everything is clean and home-like. We are here to try and please you. Miss Johnson, proprietress. Katy Daylight World's Fair Special. $6.30 round trip. On sale every day except Fridays and Saturdays. Buy window pass of Ireland & Roll-laja, ana save iraaey, 20T cctt at. 'TOO CLOSE TO (ELLY'S TOES GOV. BAILEY DEFENDS THE COUNTANT'S REPORT. AC- BLLIEVES THERE'S SHORTAGE Says Kelly Could Remove Stint by . Explaining Garden City Shortage. Never Complained Before. Topeka, Kas., Oct. 24. Goverour Bailey today gave out the following statement relative to the state treasury investigation: "The persistent effort that is being made to make It appear that the iu-vestigation of the state treasury that is now going on, is prompted by the revenge and for the purpose of defeea- ing the republican state ticket Is bo unfair and untrue that I am prompted to make this statement. "When the state accountant was at work, checking up the various state institutions, which he has done, an' when he checked up the bank com missioner's office ,which he has done, I never heard of any com plant of persecution, either for political or personal reasons, but from the time he commenced o check up 'the state in urer's office claim of persecution ot Kelly, has been constantly made. "The investigation of the treasurer's office was commenced in obedience to the demand of a large number of people of the state and a number of leading newspapers of the state. A great many who believed that the charges against Kelly were false, said an examination of the treasury ehould be made and thus silence the charge of dishonesty that were being made by his political enemies. "About the time the accountant went into his office I had a talk with Kelly and he assured me we would find nothing wrong unless It might b some little mistake In the bo k-keepiiig of which he knew nothing. Suppose this had proven to be the case, it would have given Mr. Kelly the best campaign document possible. AM agree that it would have been the report of the state accountant that iiis records were correct and all right. And I say to the people of Kansas, would more gladly have published that fact, than the one I am compell ed to publish. "The fault does not rest with tne state accountant nor with his assistant, neither can It be honestly charged against the governor who ordered the investigation. The fault rests alone upon those who have Lad Charge of the state treasury, during the time shortages and embezzlements have taken place. "Mr. Rowett, the state acountant and his assistant, .Mr. Buckinghom.are competent and honest men with lire long reputations back of them. Mr. Buckinghom is a member of the E. 1. Toxey Auditing Co. They have done, and are doing, their duty fearlessly and honestly. If their findings are not true, they can be disproven in a day by any competent accountant. I feel absolutely sure the shortages they have reported are true, and no shortages will be reported in the future until positive proof of their existence is had' It Koema to me that Kelly could explain at once his connection with the Garden City matter by naming the man ol hom he re. ceived coupons which he tent to New iorK ior collection and to whom lie paid money he received lor the sain-Lntil he does this, he cannot blame the people of Kansas for believing ae has violated his trust and that he is guilty of embezzlement a h, oy the record. w. J. RaiUw An insane inmate of the poo farm M.Uled4lEiaJ0Dds' aped from that Place this morning and was takn n this afternoon by Jailer Taylor He stated that he was going to hi3 brothers home south of the eitv tm, ... the fellow "who some yearn air, ',-. ing the Spanish-American war mm , nad millions of dollars and that h was going to have the United i.f deet steam up the Marmaton and bom ara me town. When arrest,! h. h.. millions of visionary money. A. L. Muse today receive,! St? fTAh.e altPd " of the ,J, -v.t, naua., saying the Cosgrove orchestra.whirh iu - . juiir h ipnp is o . , ing here to Convention hall next Mon- J,' lliul u,"Jer the auspices of the f raternal Order , of Eagles is one of c .--.j .Jt-Hi concerts on the mri it -as given there recently under the auspices 01 tne Elks and gave the reatest of satisfaction. It is said that there are sonifi nrt f an understanding between the democrats and the republicans that no carnages were to be used to haul voters to the regestratlon office, but thu seems to have been broken. Jim Slat er was out this morning with a r.-ir. nage and Is hauling in the machine voters. The United Brthren churrh r,f th;a city has a new pastor. Rev. Moore, who has been pastor of the rhumh has been promoted to the presiding" eldership of this district for the church. . Rev. Darling has been called as pastor. He has arrived and occupied the pulpit yesterday, creating a gooa impression on his congregation. The butcher shops of this city will close on Sundays hereafter until next spring. In certain seasons of the year the shops remain open on Sundays, and that season having ended, they will now be closed, so you must order your meat on Saturday night hereafter $6.30 to St Louia and return via the Katy, Daily except Friday and Satur day.
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