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3f r. F. A. Brady, Denver, is at the Carey.
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the citv last night.
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at the Metropole.
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friends in the city.
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few days in the citj
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on friends in theity.
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fmf Tribune on jgal-business.
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after business matters in the city.
Mr. E. B. Cowgill, state sugar inspector,
pasted through the city hist night.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Basley have returned
from their health seeking trip to Hot
Springs, Arkansas, both improved in
Squire Martin has just returned from an
extensive trip through the east as far as
New York, returning by the way of his old
homo in Virginia. Mr. Martin "says there
is no reason to complain in Wichita.
The Humane society meets tonight al
the Garfield hall.
Tommy Lord, who was so badly bitten
by a large dog at the 'stock jards a few
days ago, is suffering a, groat deal fiom his
wound. It is hoped he will soon be all
nidit anaiu. He is a great favorite with
t he men around the yards.
At the Young People's literary society
iit the Baptist church this evening the
ouestion resolved. "That wealth is of more
importance to a person than education,"
w ill lie discussed in an interesting manner
b six comctent disputants.
Mr, IT. L. Fell, cashier of the People's
Bank of Pratt, who spent yesterday in the
ity. called last evening in company with
M. L. Garver. Mr. Fell's grandfather was
the founder of the Bloomington Panta--raph.one
of the oldest and for many
ears one of the most influential pipers in
1 tlmois. Mr. F. says Pratt is all right.
There called yesterday in company with
Mr. DeGroll', of the American Sunday
School union, Rev. Alex. M. Darley, of
Piwblo, the editor and publisher of m
Hei.' landad," a religious paper in the
sp.l9.ish language, and published in the
interest ot the church for its Protestant
tenders iu New and Old Mexico. Kev.
Darley. who is a scholar and a fine linnuist.
speaking and writing in three languages,
has been engaged in the evangelistic and
Sunday school work for the tatter part of
lus life among the Spanish speaking peo
ple ot ttte countries named. He is here to
attend the conference of the American
Sunday School union, whose sessions begin
touayui this citv.
KI.KCTlON OK OITICKK.
tae ixmsohdated Street Kailwav line
elected the following officers: J. O. Dav
lusoii, president; B. H. Campbell, vice
president: Thomas Fitch, nutimger. ami
WilUaut B. Kyder. wivtm. The direc
tory is as follows: J. (). Davidson. B. H.
Campbell, George L. Rouse, c. A. Walker
and Thomas Fitch.
A telegram was received from Fatrbault,
Minn., announcing the death of Miss
Mm Kauffman, the bright and only
t'anghter of Mrs. W. Kauffuuui. formerly
ol the St. Law rence hotel of Wichita. She
was beloved by all who knew her and
especially her young friends, who will all
mourn her loss.
ler b Uk spot hcr Christian sjee.
And sweet the strains thai anwis poor;
U' why should we in nuteh weep.'
They are not km, but gone before."
TO AVHOX CKKDIT Is, DL'B.
Tc The Editor of the Eatfe.
la. answer to card. "Extends Thanks,'
in tie BaBle of the 2th, permit ine to say
for towers used at the reception of General
Algar.the citujeus are indebted to the
ivindneSB of Mrs. Eva Kohr.of North Main
stwak The credit of the design of the old
man-af-wHir Constitution, with all her
inagiilfiaant rigging, belongs to Mr. IL L.
lier,Hftd for the beautiful display of
.oast plants and flowers that added so
inndMNfrance and richness to the decor
atioaa, ea.cial credit. i doe to the
Wounnll itelief Corfte. Vorv trtil v.
ijSTD SHOE PACTOEY.
A GLA2T0E THEOUGH THE GETTO-
irOLTIUG BOOT Ain) SHOE
A Prosperous Enterprise Backed by
Capital and Energy Description
of the Factory and an Estimate
of Its Business Proportions
The Eastern Department.
The Getto-3rcClun- Wholesale Boot
and Shoe company is one of the leading
enterprises in the city, having in an in
credibly bhort .space of time assumed an
important place amongst the many mic
cefc.s.ful manufactories of the wet. Its
perbonel is composed of the leading and
most enterpri.sing citizens of Wichita and
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GETTO-M'CLUXG WHOLESALE BOOT AND SHOE HOUSE.
several eastern capitalists who have been
drawn hither by the present inducements
coupled with the flattering prospects of
this western point of distribution.
This plant was originally started under
a different name, being knowu as the
Wichita Boot and Shoe factory, and a as
located on the West Side. The company
was organized with a small capital and
put on its feet hastily in order to meet the
existing demands at once. Before fairly
under way the projectors realized that
they had a boy to do a man's woik. The
business of the concern opened up so rap
idly that they were unable to take care
of their business and an enlargement
of the plant and a change of location was
imperative. The situation was immedi
ately grasped by capitalists and the work
of reorganization was speedily accom
plished. At this juncture Mr. Peter Getto became
associated with the enterprise, having a
desirable location to offer which was really
the key to the situation. The factory was
scarcely opened when it became necessary
to have the general offices down town for
tlie greater convenience of the public and
for lack of room at the factory, which is
scarcely large enough to carry on the busi
ness with ease when a portion was et
aside for offices. Fifty feet of the Smith
Skinner block, on Market street, was de
voted to the purpose of offices and show
rooms. Tlie accompanying cut gives an
idea of its location.
The principals of the company are Peter
Getto, of Wichita: S. A. McClung, form
erly of Louisville, Ky., and J. E. McClung,
formerly of the same place, who is tlie gen
eral manager of the factor .
The factory is located on Fifteenth and
Humboldt streets, in Getto's third addi
tion to the city. The fall of the year is the
busy season, at which time the factory em
ployes upwards of sixty hands, all skilled
labor. It is a brick building. 40x100 feet
and two stories and constructed with a
view of adding to its dimensions as occa
sion requires. At present it is thought
that it will be found necessary to build a
year hence, increasing the factory to dou
ble its- present capacit y.
The ground floor is devoted to engine
and tailer rooms and bottoming room. In
this dej)artment the sole cutting is done,
the stock is lasted, heeled, burnished, fin
ished and packed.
The upstairs is devoted to the cutting of
uppers and manufacture of same ready for
The lirst process is conuneiieed on the
second floor, and is the cutting of the up
pers, liiiinss and trimmings, in readiness
for the titters. These then go to the girls.
who stitch the linings and trimmings to
the uppers with No. 12 Wheeler & Wilson
sewing machines run by steam iKiwe-.
This "work is then ready for the button
holes, which work is done by the Keece
butt-on hole machine, using tlie best qual
ity of Belding's silk. Then they are tied
in bundles and are in readiness for the
During this time the soles have Iwen cut
in the bottoming room and run through
the moulder, of which the accompanying
cut gives a very correct idea.
The moulder is one of the Swain, Fuller
& Co. patents, of Boston, and is counted
one of the best, machines of the kind in
The moulder is also used for pressing the
heels iuto shape, and gives them a solidity
ami durability which enables the company
to guarantee the work.
The soles and uppers, which have by this
time come from the button bole
maters, then both go to the
laetere, who pot tk soles 01
roady for sowing. They ticn go to the
soi sawing wRchiiias, wliere the soles are J
x ue next .suige is tne oeating our process
after which the heels are put on by hand.
The trimmers then take the work un and
J nrenare the shoes For tlm linrniTiPrs- At
the conclusion of this process the work
gets into the hands of the finishers, which
department is unuer tne special super
vision of the manager. At this point each
shoe is carefully scrutinized and any de
fects are.at once remedied or the shoes is
The water works connect with the fac
tory, which is furnished Avith all modern
conveniences. The electric cars, which are
a part of the one system that spreads over j
the city like a next work, run by the door,
placing the factory within twenty minutes
of the main offices in the central part of
the city. sDurins the coniinc sum-
j mer, when " the exact
it will be necessary to make are known,
definitely the grounds which are extensive
will be walled in and beautified witli
shrubbery, fountains and other adorn
ments. The capacity of the factory at present is
from one hundred to one hundred and fifty
pairs per day. Twelve different kinds of
boots and shoes are manufactured at pres
ent, mostly all fine work, including ladies',
.misses' and children's foot wear. A heav
ier class of work will be commenced :us
soon as it is practicable to increase the ca
pacity, and eventually a full and complete
line of foot wear will be turned out of this
factory that will rival any in America.
The present-specialties of the factory ate
medium fine ladies' Dongola, known by the
names of "Cres-cent," "Senorita," ''Wich
ita" and "Sunflower," which are made in
all styles of lasts froffl "C" to "E E." These
shoes are guaranteed superior to auy
eastern make in every respect that the
consumer can buy for the same mone'.
The Getto-McClung Boot and Shoe com
pany lias shown its confidence in the
growth of" this city by putting in an ex
pensive plant which is daily paying back
instalments on the investment, and the
public have shown their confidence in the
success of the factory by a liberal patron
age, and the company has letters showing
that its customers feel that they aie par
ticipating in the general profits by getting
a cheaper and better shoe. Amongst the
thousands of letters received by tlie com
pany during the last year the first com
plaint has j et to come to hand. About 'JO
per cent of these letters have been orders
and the remaining 10 per cent compliment
ary notices of goods promptly received and
The next variety of shoe that will be in
troduced will be a heavier grade of ladies,
misses and children's, including the bright
grain, oil grain, glove gram, glove calf,
pebble goat, and a full line of
school shoes for boys, misses and children.
These shoes will lie knowu as the Sun
flower State School shoe
These lines of goods will be manufac
tured in all styles making the line com
This proposed work will necessitate an
increase in the machinery for which the
company has already entered into negotia
tions. As soon as the cheaper grades of
shoes are made the entire work will be
done by machinery, whereas much of the
w 01k on fine goods is necessarily done by
hand. Thus the numtar of hands are not
increased proportionately to the output of
the factory. Less skilled labor will be re
quired which :ls a natural result reduces'
the price of the goods.
The machinery at present in ue is most
ly of a complicate kind, including the Luf
kin vamp folding machine, the Twin
needle machine, the Zigzag, or fancy stitch
machine, the Wheeler & Wilson No. 11
trimming machine, jwtent shears for cutt
ing patterns, the rolling machines, upper
splitter, the channel machine, the
skiving machine, sand paper machine,
scouring machine and others .nil run by
steam power. The vamp folder folds the
edges of the quarters in making overlap
shoes, but in making the plain vamp shoe
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it also folds tlie vamps. The twin needle
runs two seams and is used for staying
front and back. The fancy stitchio?
around the top of the shoe and on the in
side is done by the xig-aag: the roller ma
chines simply presses the leather, the pro
cess formerly done by hammering: the
channel machine runs a groove in the sole
in which the thread sinks when drawn
tight. The names of the other machineb
fully explains their use.
The machinery i run bv a- fifteen horse 1
power eneine and boiler situated in an in-
densitdent mom. The tdiartinsr runs 1
through the entire baflding connemag 8
with each piece of machtoery.
Amoagit the multitude of Haefaa In j
$ iff git1 ft&l
gjj 1 1 1 1, s
use probablj- the most complicated is tin
McKay sole sewing machine. Its mechan
ism i so arranged that every stitch in a
shoe is registered and when a shoe
is turned out the operator can tell
exactly the number of stitches in it. It
has an attachment which spools and
waxes the thread as it is used. In this
process the wax is heated by steam and the
thread run through it. The arm which
holds the shoe in KWtion while it is being
sewed is hollow, and this space is heated
by an alcohol lamp, thus keeping the wax
warm as the work of sewing proceeds. The
objects for this are several: the thread is
thoroughly covered with hot wax. which
makes it ruu smoothly, and every space
tills with wax, thus making the shoe
water tiyht. There are thousands of these
machines in use and, in fact, are the only
machines that answer the purpose, all
others falling short of the requirements.
Its capacit- is betweeen three hundred and
four hundred pairs per day. McKay, the
patentee, who bought out Ids partners in
the pateut, collected a royalty up to four
years ago of two cents for ladie-s shoes, one
cent for mise., a half cent for childl
len's and ten cents for men's shoe
per pair. At that time a great
many of the leases run out and
since the machines have taensold outriuht
to the factories. Originally this machine
could only sew to a certain point, but dif
ferent improvements were made and the
patent extended until it sews completely
round the shoe if necessary. Amongst
other improvements the waxed thread is
spooled under a patent cover which keeps
it free from dust and prevents the thread
from drying out and becoming hard and
The machine is so constructed that gas
may be used to heat the wax instead of the
alcohol lamp when convenience or neces
By an ingenious device the length of the
stitch and tension may be regulated tostiit
the kind and quality of shoe.
The accompanying cut gives a good idea
of the different parts of the machine.
THE tASTLKN DEPARTMENT.
Not the least important branch of this
company's business is the eastern depart
ment. Full lines of boots, shoes and rub
ber goods, ranging from an infant's mocca
sin to a Man's heavy stoga boot, are
jobbed. This business is carried on in
connection with their manufacturing bus
iness and enables then to fill all orders
from every section of the country.
Several traveling men are constantly em
ployed and the company is rapidly extend
ing its territory into Oklahoma and
through the south and west generally.
1 The local trade is building up rapidly and
the home consumers are fast learning that
the home manufacture is not only cheaper
but a better quality than the imported
The company finds it necessary to con
stantly increase its stock to meet all the
demands of the surrounding country, and
the present show rooms are no larger than
AMEIUCAX POWEU MOl'MU'R.
absolutely necessarv. As the capacity of
the factory is increased additional show !
rooms will be required and in all probabil-1
ity the eastern or imported goods depart- i
munt will have to be moved to a separate i
building. Probably no enterprise in the
city is on a safer basis or has a more en
couraging outlook for the future.
Yesterday mornidg at S::!0 the fire de
partment was summoned to Oak street, to
tind the building krown as the Oak street
school house on file. It was put out in
short order, but not before the rear part of
the roof was burned pretty badly. It is
owned by Attorney Joseph A. Brubacher,
and was insured part ialh. The fire origi
nated from a defective flue.
At 11 o'clock a, stove was ui-ct in tlie
rear of Turner's restaurant, on Main street,
and although an alarm was telephoned iu
the fire was extinguished by the occupants
in a few minutes.
Iil'.M AXE OCI ETV.
Ail benevolent institutions and persons
interested in humane work in Wichita are
especially invited to attend a meeting of
citi.eiis this (Friday) evening, at Garfield
hall, for the purpose of reorganizing our
humane society under the new law. All
that is necessary is to call attention to tlie
importance of humane- work in this city.
President Humane society.
Begufatr meeting of "Wichita Jjodee No.
t, I. O. O. F., tki evening at 7 Jf fat the ;
hall n X'a4Ji Afrnfa. YUtJn H. MJk t m I
given a otroriy rscepuuD.
K. A. Sxae X. G.
Fraxk DnfKnr, Secretary.
There will be a sptciaJ bosfnea metag
of the LadSe-' aaxUiary of the Y. 3LC.A.
Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, March .
V&i, at the twsideMee ol Mrs. L. C Jaek-
son, T Korth Lasrrence aveaae. AfaD j
atwawfeaires,wo - WhK vo-iicaarco w w
af the afttty fe neeowary. 1 larly mitatL
Kuutlne Work l'redoiuinstcs Alley Paving
Contract Awarlcl More bout street
Hallway laiuz-liliU. for City
liuildlu- Heating Apparatus,
City council met lat evening with a
small lobby. Memtars present: Carson.
Schnitzler, Downing. John-on. Barnes.
Ilerrig, Mercer. Williams, Glaze. Coffin
ana President of the Council Healy presid
ing. Neit her the city attorney orstssistant
was present and some inconvenience re
sulted but considerable routine work was
After some routine work Glaze, of the
finance committee, handed in a petition by
Mr. Bush wanting -100 for injury received
to a horse belonging to him.
Downing offered resolution to advertise
for bids to construct bridge across Little
river at Eleventh street, which was
Carson offered resolution instructing
city engineer to give line for paving Main
street, giving room for tracks to be put in
by the electric line. Double track calls
for seventeen and one-half feet, and for
simile track seven feet. - j
Johnson inquired if the new coiupaii j
goinir tobe iriveit one.two or three vears to 1
; jiave, or how much time would it take to i
have the street improvement complet ed. i
Larson said the new comjuiuy would
pax e at an early date.
The city engineer Miid the city attorney
was unable to tell whether the city was to
pave within one foot of the track on out
side, or up to the track.
On motion of Johnson the resolution
and question raised was referred to the
city attorney and city engineer.
It was at once discovered that for the
city to pave to the rail would cost the city
several thousand dollars more than to let
the company pave one foot outside of the
rail, according to agreement by franchise.
Downing moved the city pave to the out
side rail of track with asphalt.
Mercer amended that one foot outside of
the rail be paved with stone, at the ex
pense of-the city.
Carson said all the street ear company
wanted was to know the line of paving by
The Mercer amendment lost three to
Carson said the resolution he presented
had been w ritten by the railway company.
It was decided after investigation that
the franchise its passed makes property
owners pave to the outside rail as well as
between the tracks. The question then
came up that if the City railway resolu
tion was passed leaving a foot on either
side if the city would not be compelled to
let another contract some time for the foot
on either side and between tne rails.
The action on the resolution was rescind
ed and Carson moved the adoption of the
resolution, which was received seven for,
three against. This leaves the foot space
un paved until the track for the electric line
is put down.
The light committee reported to remove
gas lamps 011 Douglas from Main street to
Mosley avenue and on First from Main to
Emporia. The report was adopted.
Schnitzler moved the gas company be
notified to remove lights n ordered.
Barnes reported manholes on First street
from Main to Lawrence making them
selves known quite forcibly. He moved
the street commissioner cover up the man
holes referred to, which prevailed.
Carson said an elevated manhole on
Waco and Elm was three feet high and a
buggy smash up and man hurt as a result,
and another damage suit. The street com
missioner was ordered to look after the
Downing moved to curb Park Place ave
nue with wood.
Barnes amended to curb with Fort Col
Glaze moved as a substitute that the city
engineer submit plans for the proposed
improvement and Barnes proved a second.
It was understood that Karnes' "Ft.
Collins' effort had a wink with it.
Mercer asked Downing if he could not
wait until after the election and replied
that he could get along no matter what ac
tion was taken.
A resolution declaring it necessary to
curb Park Place avenue prevailed.
Glaze offered resolution to advertise
bonds for paving Main street which pre-
Kids for paving alley between Douglas
avenue and First street, from Market to
Fifth, were ordered opened and it wan dit-
covereti that only one niti was on Hand aim
that of Mulvane& Kepley for Ft. Collins
sand stone at S2.KI per square yard.
The city engineer said that tlie specifi
cations attached to jaspcrite jHtving con
tract are not the same as submitted upon
which bids were offered.
After some discussion the city engineer
was instructed fo show the diffeniK in
iht two stwttMi'rarmiisut Hi imti iMMtin !
About this t ime the council referred To ,'
the alley paving and contract awarded to
Glaze reported some interest on Market
street paving due.
Mercer moved to open bids for heating
Collin tlHMight further time should be
given, while Glaze suggested that, a special
meeting be held to consider the question.
He moved as a .substitute to meet today at
i p. iu. to consider the question. The mo
Decided to advertise for bids fat construct
Bid for sidewalks on outh sale of Dong
las, from the river to Waahiiigfm avenue,
were opened and contract awarded to John
Keifer for Hrniwwkrk stone at IS cento per
The engineer was instructed to prejaire
plans for sidewalk on north side oC Deng
Iks. from Washington to Water .
Glaxe moved the street commbxkmers
put a wire fence around the Burum car
works park, which was amended by refer
ring to public improvement.
The city engineer was instructed to pre
pare piano for making improvement in
The city engineer was amborued Ut re
pair deectrve cement, curb and guttering
un Main, street and DougJa avenue.
KX(tJL..Xl. (.KIOIAXY AXIl AJtKKICA.
These nations are the leader., of practieal
ami of philosophic thought in the world
to-lay. (tee theme absorbs them all a
well a France and the other civilised na- ;
! tion of Christendom. Is there a cure for I
. jH)vertT? What are the rights of the la- s
boring ciaeeOs How can their rights be j
enforced; nat are tne righte of em
ployers? If anr, can they continue to iu
M&, upon them if it is to the interest of the
masB to abreast them?
The most forcible and interesting dhv
eour-e which has been delivered ra Wich
ita for a long time will 1 listened to by
the culture and intellfeseaoe of this city a
j week from tomorrow naebt when the db-
UBKUiaom vt!pB uw. n owwg, win
m...M t- t- --!. t - . cm
give tne resun oi years ot isxragnt ami
i. .w ri . ts- m-u
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I'MtsOytcnan eanrca. ncroajr, tainxing i
j often expressed with tbebrightest w- J
asms characterixe the 41 eat lot 01 Ameri- J
I oaa lecturer. '
The Ladies' Aid society of the Central
Presbyterian church wffl give ha aajular
inucheon at the itridiinof Mrs. TJahitle
woe4.tiS South Mtda mxm, this afternoon
Jsvefy awjaaheros the
lo to 127 X. Main Street.
Thi is a broad guage sea
son in millinery. If any
fashion writer or merchant
tries to tell yon certain
shapes or trimmings are the
fashion you may consider
your informant ignorant or
interested in pushing off!
something that dont sell.
There are prevailing colors,
beyond that you are a "free
lance" and follow your fancy.
Of course a professionable
susjrffestion is often desirable!
and stylish use of the mater
ial is absolutely necessary.
SlCXsOX & MCX.WAMA.
A CI.KVKK 1IRHK7.K.
There were no reports up to a late hour
Iast-mght that the wind had wrenched any
w hiskers off, but there was no doubt that
n great many liberties had been taken.
While there mav have been some damage
done in this line it was probably more in
teresting along the streets to see the
manipulation of business signs and quite a
large amount of defective cornice work
was discovered. Some feeble frame shan
ties of various sizes were somewhat din
turbed. and an itemixed report might not
be interesting. The Irving school building
lost some windows. Part of the smoke
stack at the ice works was removed, but
slight damage to the plant. At the water
works the arch of the engine house was
thrown back on the bulling and fell
through, bruising Assistant Engineer
Cossett considerably, but did not seriously
injure him for the reason lie was not
located at the proper place. A street car
at Topeka avenue and Eighteenth street
was up set and the hair of the driver im
mediately changed from red to black,
while the igorous screaming of a lady
passenger probably saved her life. Five
of the electric light joles of the Thompson-Houston
company broke down ami
about the same number for the Citizens
company. The tins comjuiuy and Water
company reported mains undisturbed, but
real estate men were lutdly frightened.
Three or four Imkory wagons were quite
free with bread. On the corner of Ijiw
rence and Douglas one upset ami a big
loaf that seemed to 1h about an almost
perfect globe went rolling east on the ave
nue about as- fast as a hat witltouf a string
to it. And hats' There was an nbundauce
of air to talk in and the fellow running
after hats used much of it.
i:.IIKS OF MltHKIA.
Mr. George Kennnn lectures tomorrow
evening at the First M. E. church on the
horrors of a Sllierian exile. Only a few
choice seats remain and may be purchased
at Hyde & I tumble's.
The Globe says: The speaker gave a de-
scrintion of t he scenery of west Siberia. d
scrioing the broad meadows covered with
dense growth of ble forget-me-itoth. "Si
berian cold and Siberian desolation," aid
he, "have been so forcibly given promi
nence that an erroneous impression lias
been given of the country.
"When we reached the great forward
ing prison.' said the speaker, "we found
that we had been alioiit to the local oilt
cials, w ho readily admitted m. T1m prison
was built to hold ."jOO men. bat by the little
blackboard on the Wall we mv that 1,700
men were in it now. The air was polluted
to the last degree, and that any on coiikl
live there whs a mystery."
Ami the Boston Traveler: That th lec
ture was of jHH-ulinr interact, iiiasinnch a
it treated of a phanf of Russian life oon
ccniing which the people of thi country
are almost wholly ignorant The lecture
was devoted to a de-eription of Mr. Keu
nan's first visits i the forwarding prison
of I lumen anil i m-k, and the cens ami
incidents depicted were almool beyond Ins
He. KKOMiA NIDATION JCKKTINti.
Tonight tlie Humane sneirtv will meet
in the Garfield lutil for morgnniratioa and
a large meeting is expected. Th Wichita,
Light lufantryhavo s4iown -Uwlr interest
in the movement by donating the hall, awl
Shaw's orcheHtni ha kindly volunteered
ices free for the nuaumm. It I jt
such interest a thi that i expu! all
along the line, ami the llumaae aoffety
will lie a sncceMM. The mum Mubatanttal
encouragement is aim wtpwcttd from all.
The meetin will fee called M order
promptly at 7:30 by Ckoel William
Mathew-on. and tne faHnwiait pnntnua
has bwn agreed noon:
A few word of welcome by CototteJ Wil
A review of toe Melaty'a work Hon.
George I. Douglas.
A report by Mr, fnntar, nmktnql Cfcflrt
Address Her, David Winters.
The plan of action W. 3. Stnaky , limq.
f Election of dirasMra,
cor STY CLHKK FVUTtUiZm.
Mr. Syl Dunkin was tewkmd a surprise
in the A. O. C W. ball by the Dqpveof
Honor, the occasion being hi Win birth
day Shaw's orchestra furnished the
musJr and tne early part of tne eveutn
was pleasantly passed in dancing. At II
o'clock an eksnat lunch was servad and
the hero of tbeevenma called upon lor a
speech. Mr. Dttnkin made a very neat
Ihtle address which met who hearty ap-
ptauxe. The pleasant evening broke op at
J li Aracmgtbe arlr arnraU were John
j a HatHff and wife. William asweH and
wife. Ed Haig and wif. Thomas Yuunt
landlady J Hinrkle and lad. Will ol
Iin and wK W R
fhinrsn snd wife. I
Datxau sud but). John A
met e x fLSinrj n a st
Purify Your Blood
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IOO Doses One Dollar
123 to 127 X. Main Street.
Infants fine caslnnero
shirts, button all down the
front Two lines, one all
wool, one part cotton, price
70c to 1 eacn. sizes 1 to 5.
Old Rose Henrietta, a deep
old rose; we have been out)
of this shade half the timo
lately: price S5 cents.
Wrap department is get
ting fuller, more come to
day. Capes $2.50 to 5.00,
Jackets &.50 to 13.50, wraj k
$1.50 to 25, assortment stocmI.
If you want a cheap corset
try our new one for 4Se.
3lt ON Jt MCMMAKA.
KAUFMAN A KQHER,
KAUFMAN k KOHER,
.20i NORTH MAIN.
wife; (J. O Morsan and wife. E. 1) Carlton.
and wife. John Btimiibark and wife. M .
Can in and wife, S. Dunkin and wife, Mrs
Hogs, Miaeen !. Duncan. Grosh. DohXii..
ATTKAtTIO.Vs AT Tlllt KIWIIAY SCMtXM
Among the workers to take part In Urn
conference will lie I lev. Dr. I'a.'cseti of
Springfield. Mo., son of the famous Illinois
Sunday school missionary of former yaars
Stephen Paxson: John CaaselL the voters u
missionary of the itorky Mountain di
tnet ami a prominent worker among th
Indian uations, and Hev. A. M. Darley "f
Pueblo. Colorado, editorof lallermaadn!.
a Sfmnish periodical, and who preaches lui
Gospel iu Spanish Vu tbs Mexicans.
Ia-1 the ilts he noted: Today (Krid
morning ami afternoon sesskms at IM
mouth Coiigregal ions I chnrrh, corner .
ond street and lwren? avenue. Frhlav
night mam meeting at First l'rssbytensii
chitrth. and Saturday mornintf ana after
noon wistion at Plymouth ain. On the
Sabbath the missionaries wiH he nsajl in
the various pulpits.
RAW FORD UAr.
On account of sickness Maris Wain
wright disappointed Manager t'rawfor.i
last night The intelligence did not res.
Wichita until yesterdav st 13 o'clock sn!
as a natural censequenre several hundred
came to the opera house and were diss),
pointed. Miss Waiawrigbt' maasr
probably deterred telegraphing until the
last moment hoping she would bswrt!
well enough to fill the engagement.
Hanion's "Kantasma' will be prodac-?
at the Crawford Grand on Jaonday sii
Tuesday evenings, March 31 and April
The sale of Meat open this morning
regular prices. Psrtlr mil nt the dy I
firing seats should write at nsw to 6. I
Crawford, enclosing postoAe order
A magnlftVent audience witnessed "Y
tama" at the Grand last night mud ana
brilliant spectacle - Fantasma" has
t lie features of former years and a world '
scenery and eVt and dantle that U o
It is the best scenic disnJny la Anwibs :
day. The great audience last night
ed it to the utmost.
The submarine scenery, the stains rv
pictnres and the dream visions, and i
ltrmu of the rsrlr. were all magntno t,
triumphs of stage mecbauism and sta k
art. The piece i a eunstaat iircessinn . '
splendid pictures, so full of the ftitts
unreality and the giory of tlw imagini i
that the spectator feU traasportad i
fsJrrland Jt krnt thirtr "taar hands hi r '
at work all night to handle the vast a :'
There are some vary clever ajopst nut-.
the company, which is extrvwMfjr large a tl
iariadea some handsome yoong vromea.
Wichita Council Xo. Wtt Royal Amuu ,
will mess i their ball lath (sstte am V
this eveoiag at 7 o'clock shatru. Afnl.
attendanoe is tpttitHif latiaantiil. Wf .-
der of the secretary.
urKMITA OiArTCa 90. M a, A.
Reamlar ravocntfam this sengdaa: at ? i
P m. Work. RL Pmuam, tL T.
M. L. ttrntao. fwcretary.
At Benashet- What! AJooo. Miart?
Zi m take you down to strafav.
Xna Pert BeaKy, Tea riawald act 4e
prive yaaneff of tha filiaaawi of taJdac
Mrs. Benadkt down.
Mr. B. (nfljpgiy--?Co plgwaaroat ali.
j aasore you. Lawreoca AAMsicw.
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