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The Kansas News and People's Advocate from Topeka, Kansas • 1

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III. NO 32 The city schools closed yesterday. Flowers are being stolen from the yards in North Topeka. It was degrees in the shade Wednesday afternoon. The Topeka furniture factory burned to the ground Sunday.

Miss Mary Lee will leave next week for Chicago, to visit her brothers. All the teachers have been re-elected, and will take their old places this fall. Miss Rosa Klein, who was badly burned with gasoline two weeks ago, died Wednesday evening. Frank Gilbert, of Grantville, says much damage has been done by the high water in that neighborhood. Dr.

Powell will go to housekeeping on Van Buren street, north of where his mother, Mrs. Olock, now lives. Mrs Woodworth, the eastern evangelist, commenced a series of four weeks campmeeting at the city park Thursday. Miss Lida Hoskinson, formerly a teacher in the Grant school, but. at present in Lincon, left yesterday for her home in Waynesburgh, Pa.

The trial of George Aldridge, the North Topeka photographer who paraded in female clothing, has been continued for thirty days in Justice Furry's court. Miss Jessie Beck, 219 west Gordon, had the misfortune to badly burn her right hand Wednesday afternoon, with hot lard. Dr Plummer was called in and she is recovering. Foucht, two children and neice, Mabel King, left Thursday for Upper Sandusky, O. Mr Foucht will visit for a couple of weeks, but the chil dren will remain all summer.

Lou Dolman has been admitted to practice at the bar before the district and interior courts of Shawnee county. Mr Dolman is twenty-three years old, and has been studying law in the office of Tillotson Dana. The Festival Chorus gave five concerts this week, three in the evening, and two matinees. At the entertainment Wednesday evening the temporary staging collapsed with 250 singers. No one was seriously injured 'Miss though the fright was great.

Kittie Dolman fainted, but recovered in a short time. A Aller and family are making arrangements to leave North Topeka for Harveyville, a suburb of Chicago, where Frank Aller is now located. Will Aller will go this week, but the rest of the family will not leave home for several weeks yet, They expect to return to Topeka after the world's fair closes. Ed Stewart, assistant claim agent of the Union Pacific, has resigned his position and will leave for. St.

Louis on the 20th inst. to fill the position of private secretary to the general manager of the Cotton Belt route. Eckert has also resigned the position of agent of the Pacific and United States Express companies. and has accepted the office vacated by Mr. Stewart.

Mrs. Peter Nelson, who has been sick for the past six weeks, died Saturday evening of congestion of the bowels. Mrs. Nelson had been sick ever since the birth of her child, April 15th last. The child was born dead.

She was 32 years of age and leaves a husband but no children. Sunday afternoon Mr. Nelson accompanied the remains to Iowa where the interment took place. HOLMAN co. Never had as large and carefuly selected stock of Millinery, Ladies' Furnishing Goods, Dry Goods and Notions.

All are invited to call and examine goods and get prices. OUR BUTTON MACHINE A SUCCESS Tailor Buttons Made to Order. 837 Kansas Avenue, North Topeka, Kansas. PERRY. Decoration day was observed by a few in Perry.

JH Duunigan had a little experience with lightning last Monday eve, Some fat hogs were received for shipment at the stock yards this week. John Montague of Newman, bought a large bill of lumber Wednesday from Stark. A bridge over the Wild Horse creek near AJ Potter's was washed away las Monday. Mrs Flagg is visiting her old home, Joplin, and the doctor' says he feels lonesome. Walter Kunkel captured six wolf cubs and killed a wild cat Wednesday of last week.

Miss Dell Talladay of Topeka, attended the funeral of Talladay's infant daughter last Monday. Mrs Kern, of Boone, Iowa, is visiting her brother, HD Larimer. She has been visiting a sister in Beloit. John Goepfert bought a car of lumber of Stark this week. Shirley, of Newman, bought two car loads at the same place.

The city council Tuesday evening ordered a cross walk across Bridge street at Thos Lee's, and a sidewalk on the east side of Cedar street from the school house north. John Speer, the veteran editor of the old Lawrence Tribune, but now of Finney county, was in Perry Tuesday, on his way to visit his brother, Judge Speer, aboye Thompsonville. JO Watt, of North Topeka, was 10 Perry Monday afternoon. He had an engagement in Grantville in the evening to talk up a lodge of Knights of Columbia. Mr Watt W88 a resident of Perry and has many friends living here.

Thompson of Thompsonville, was buried in Oak Ridge cemetery Friday of last week. A few years ago he bought Kunkel's farm and resided on it since. Oyer a year ago he was struck with a club by Pendergrass, and has never been very strong since. Pearl, the little daughter of Otis and Olive Talladay, died of cholera infantum last Sunday. The funeral services conducted by Rev O'Brian at the Presbyterian church on Monday.

The family have the sympathy of the entire community in their bereavement. "Perce" Brown, four miles northeast of Perry, was struck by lightning Monday evening while driving some cattle. The electricity followed an upraised whip to his right hand, followed the arm, went through his shoulders and passed off along the left arm, knocking him insensible. A blister and a black streak was left his right fore arm. Dr.

Flagg was called to see him and thinks he will be all right in a few days. The following from the Topeka Democrat will be of interest to many people in this locality, Mr Douglas being for a number of years a citizen of Perry. We are glad to note this vindication of him: "A most remarkable case, was that of William Douglas, recently released from the penitentiary at Lansing. Several years ago Douglas was indicted, charged with putting an obstruction on the track of the Rock Island railroad. On the first trial the jury disagreed, but on a second trial Douglas was convicted, and though he stoutly protested his innocence, he was sentenced to five years imprisonment, and was accordingly some fifteen months ago committed to the state prison.

The evidence against him was given by three persons, who were playing detective and as officers imposing on the company as well as Douglas to hold their places in the employ of the company, and fortfy themselves in the company's confidence. After his imprisonment friends interceded and employed David Overmyer to take Douglas's case to the Supreme court. Although unacquainted with the facts Mr. Overmyer went to work in dead earnest. est.

In the first hearing in the Supreme court the commission sustained the judgment below, though reluctantly. Mr. Overmyer made a motion for a rehearing before the court. The ion of the commission was over ruled, the judgment of conviction below was reversed and the case was sent back for a new trial. Douglas, having been brought back from Leavenworth and being confined in the county jail, moved for admission to bail pending the proceedings, when the county ney, realizing from the tone of the decision of the supreme court that Douglas 8 could never be convicted, indeed, that no case could be made against him, dismissed the case, and Douglas walked out of prison a free man after fifteen months of false imprisonment.

Wedded After Fourteen Years. The happy ending of a romance was reached last eveningwhen the wedding of Richard Topeka, and Miss Louisa Horn, London, was celebrated in St. Jon's Church of Huntington, L. I. Fourten years ago the contracting parties seprated in England, the groom coming to America, side." while the bride remained on othr On Saturday she arrived on the Umbria.

Arrangements were at once made or the marriage and the faithful pair wer wedded. -New York Press. Mr. and Mrs. Stakeshaft arriyed in Topeka Wednesdy, and will make their home for thepresent at 105 Western avenue.

sion was very mtch enjoyed. The program prepared was as follows: Prayer, Prof Fostor Song, Schocl Dialogue, Delbert Metzker, Hallie Hamrick, Lola McMahon, Minna McCall, and Nellie Kimball. Debate, "RESOLVED, That the Chinese Exclusion act of October 1, 1888, should be Repealed." AFFIRMATIVE. NEGATIVE. Elmore Seal, Bert Roher, Nellie Kimball.

Arnold Dauber. The closing exerises of Mr Fostor's room in the Quine school took place vesterday worning. A number of visitors were present and the occa- Duett, Clara Edwards, Virginia Trice Song, School "Boys," Ray Defendorfer "The Raven," Lillie Graft "Kentucky Belle," Jessie Hoover "Death-bed of Benedict Arnold," Lola McMahon Song, Reading of the "Quincy Journal," Mabel Wills Valedictory, Olivia Bischoff Song, Schooi Decision of Judges. Farewell Song, School The papers and recitations were all very good. The valedietorian won her place by standing highest in the class.

See the "Summer Millinery at way down prices at Mrs 0, Elder's, 610 Kans. Avenue, Topeka. We are putting all summer goods at prices that must sell if you reed nything of the kind. Come betore some one else has taken first choice. The Itata has been surrendered to the United States.

One of the female patients escaped from the Topeka Insane Asylum Tuesday. If the alliance rings are after the spoils, what are the other two rings after? A communication from Illinois the first of the week says there has been no rain since the 20th of April. The April report of the State Buard of Agriculture contains an article by Chancellor Snow on the Hession fly. Whether the stage 18 equal to (the pulpit is no longer a question. Duffer John Sullivan would never be able to get a place in a pulpit.

Three students of the Kansas state university were nearly swept over the dam in a row boat Wednesday, but were rescued when they reached the bridge. The Young Siamese. The children of Siam have their heads shaved with the exception of a lock on the crown. This is not allowed to be touched until they reach manhood, and the ceremony of cutting it off is one of the greatest events of the child's life. The hair-cutting of a prince of the royal family costs thousands of dollars.

great feast is given, and the barber who does the work receives a valuable He ollps the. locks with golden scissors, and shaves the spot with gilded razor. When the heir apparent to the throne is shaved in this way the whole nation rejoices. There is a grand festival, in whiob royal white elephante take part, and feasting goes on for days. Poorer children have this hair-cutting done in a Buddhist temple, and the priest acts as barber.

The Buddhist priests all over the east shave their heads. All the males in Slam are supposed at some time in their lives to become priests, and everywhere you go you see these bare-headed, bald-headed, yellow-skinned anatomies stalking about with yellow beets wrapped round their bodies. Nanoy Lee, one of the most stirring Some Popular Songs. of songs, was written by Frederick E. Weatherley, at Oxford, because a pupil failed to keep an appointment.

"I wrote the song in an hour, says the author. "The idea of the piece came suddenly to me while I was wondering why my pupil did not come, and the whole thing was written there and then." Mr. Weatherley who is one of the most successful writers of verse set to music, says that the ideas of his songs come at the most unexpected moments. It is while walking or in some crowded thoroughfare that most Ideas come; but he adds that scarcely any of his songs indicate the circumstances under which they were written. Mr.

Fitzball, the author of My Pretty Jane, when a lad, was in the habit of walking up one of the pretty walled lanes of Burwell, a picturesque village near Newmarket, to look after his father's land. Near one of these lanes resided a farmer whose only daughter, Jane, was occasionally to be seen by Fitzball peering over a very clean and pretty white blind, only her nose, eyes, forehead, ears and hair visible, all of which were of surpassing loveliness. Sometimes she would nod to him with artless simplicity as he passed, and so inflamed his heart that the result was My Pretty written in one of his father's fields just when the bloom was on the rye." The heroine of the song, it is melancholy to add, died of consumption while still quite young. "Some Day," one of Milton Wellings' most successful songs, was written under very painful circumstances. His wife was yachting with friends, and it was rumored that the vessel had met with an accident.

He telegraphed several times to Cowes, Isle of Wight, whither he kaew his wife had gone, but received no reply. During this time of suspense he by chance picked up the words of "Some Day, and he was so struck by these words: "Or are you dead, or do you live that the melody flashed through his mind at once. The same writer's well-known song "It was Many a Year Ago," WAS composed when he had lost his only child but one week. "Scots wha Hae" was conceived by Burns while riding on horseback over a lonely moor in the midst of a thunderstorm. America's second national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner was composed by Francis Scott Key while watching the bombardment of Fort MoHenry in the early days of the war of 1812.

Mrs Sly is receiving new goods every day. The finest selections, and every shape and color at 829 Kans, North Topeka. Good goods at lowest prices A Case of Mistaken John Strong was a man of agricultural ideas, who devoted his leisure time to cultivating his land. He was unanimous. ly chosen by the people to represent the State of New Hampshire in Congress.

He was a sharp witted lawyer and served in the high courts. Being aman of frugal habits he did not order a grand dress suit, but started for the town in a homespun suit. He had promised his wife to buy a suit of a tailor in town. He stopped at the inn of Dootleberry. Upon entering the parlor at his arrival the first words that greeted him were: Abl here's a country pumpkin; Strong stared at the company and sat down quietly.

"From the country, my asked a gentleman. "Yaas, replied Strong. How's this year-good?" crops Yaas, pooty goot." "I suppose you are quite a beau among the ladies?" Yaas. I beaus them to singing scheul and quilting parties. Lefthere any particular lady whom you generally "Well, I kinder guess so, stranger.

love all pretty Would our friend from the country drink a toast!" "Oh! Git out. I eat a toast; don't drink it. But I don't keer If I do." The toast being procured, he was asked to make a speech, when, arising, he took the glass up in his hand, turned to the company, and began in a dialect as distinot as their own: Ladies and Gentlemen--May you, you grow older, grow wiser. You took me for a country booby, while: I took you for ladies and gentlemen. The mistake bas been mutual.

He had hardly finished speaking when the Governor entered, inquiring for John Strong. Ah! Here I am, Governor." And, turning to the astonished audience, be said: "I bid you all good Berry Boxes and Crates ta Topeka Seed House, 304 Kansas Avenue. Sells' circus, which was billed to appear in 'Topeka last Tuesday, did not get in the city till one the parade was not given till five. Many people who came in from the country were disappointed and returned home without waiting for the evening peformance. For the next 30 days all millinery will be sold at 25 per cent.

off by Armstrong 807 Kansas Avenue, North Topeka. For First-Class Photographic Work GO TO DOWNING'S, 617 Kan. Ave. TOPEKA. CITY MEAT MARKET, Established 1871.

ED. BUECHNER, Prop. Carries on a Class Business with all its different branches. Buys all his Stock alive. and has it butchered in his own slaughter house.

810 Kan Ave. Telephone North Topeka Kan. Hair Cutting 15 Cents. at 0. Johnson's Barber Shop, 409 Kans ve.

South. TOPEKA. KANS HANLEY Dealers in Groceries, Flour Feed. eave orders for coal, Good promptly delivered Corner Gordon st. and a Topeka Avenue.

NORTH TOPEKA KAN, Wm. LOWE, BA BARBER. 603 1-2 Kansas Ave. North Topeka, Kansas. NOTICE.

All persons interested will take notice that my petition is on file in the office of the Probate Court asking for authority to sell the following described real estate situate in Shawnee County, Kansas, belonging to the estate of Elizabeth Taylor, deceased, for the purpose paying the debts of said estate and the expense of administration, to Lot number One Hundred and Twenty-Six (126), on Topeka Avenue, in Curtis Addition according to plat filed February 28, 1889. Said petition 1s set for hearing at the office of the Probate Judge, In the City of Topeka, said County, on Wednesday the 10th day of June, 1891, at 9 o'clock a.m. at which time and place you can make known any objections you may have to the granting of such order of sale. Dated, May 3rd, 1891. JAMES GILLETT.

Administrator of Bald Estate. NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that B. A. Barrett, have filed my applicaion for a permit to sell spirituous liquors under the laws of the State of Kansas.

The hearing is set for the 6th day of July, 1891, in the office of the Probate Judge, at 9 a. m. Dated this 27th day of May, 1891. B. A.

BARRETT. NOTICE. To William Detmold, you are hereby notified that Jonathan Thomas, plaintiff, on the 11th day of July, 1890, filled his petition against Elhanan Hicks, Mary S. Hicks, The Lombard Investment Company, John R. Mulvane, President, George W.

Mulvane, L. R. Disbrow, James Gikyson, Topeka Plumbing Company, P. C. Smith, A.

L. Snyder The Edison Electric Illuminating Company, Joab Mulvane and D. W. Mulvane, in the office of the clerk of the District Court of Shawnee county state of Kansas, and that afterwards you were made a party defendant in said case by leave of court, and that you and the others above named have been sued by said plaintiff in said district court, in case No. 11748, and unless you plead and answer the amended petition of plaintiff, filed in in said court, on or before the 12th day of June.

1891, said petition will be taken as true and judgment rendered against E. Hicks and you in favor of the plaintiff for the sum of three thousand one hundred and forty seven and 77-100ths dollars with interest at ten per cent. per annum from the 2nd day of January, 1890, and the further sum of $21- 44, with six per cent. interest from Feb. 8, 1890, and costs and also a Judgment foreclosing mechanic's lien on lots numbers 26, 28, 30, and 82, on Sixth evenue west, in the city of Topeka, Shawnee, county, state of Kansas, and for a sale thereof; and that the relief demanded consists partly in excluding you and each of you from any interest therein, and a judgment barring and foreclosing you from any interest to or in said property above described.

JONATHAN THOMAS, Plaintiff. Attest. By CURTIS SAFFORD, his Attys. S. M.

GARDENHIRE, Clerk of the District Court,.

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