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S&e Wefcite gaaJg fgasle: jfcmtfag IPommn, gfcnxfc 30, 1890.
JLJLMnuwriTi I R. P. MrnnocK,
Editor. Business Manager.
M. M. MTJRDOOK & BEO.
Publishers and Proprietors.
Jill letters pertatninc to tho business of the prlnt
Jnc department or bindery, or for .idvertiMnc
fchnuld bo nddressed to the business manager; all
other conimunlcatioiisto the editor.
The only lallj- paper Ir Southwestern Kansas or
the Arkansas alley recelvme: both the day and
nicht Associate Press Reports in full.
TEims or sunscniiTiox dailv eagle.
la Advance Postage Prepaid.
pally, ono copy ono year $5 00
J)afly, one copy, siv months 4 00
Ijally, one copy, three months 2 01
Daily, one copy, o:h? month 75
inreoumesa weeK.any ilasletrert, pery'r .. 4 m
Three Units a w eok, any days desired, six mo... 2 50
Sunday Kdltiou, in paces, one copy, one year. .. 2 CO
Sunday Edition, 16 pages, one copy, sis months. 1 25
One copy, one year i 00
One copy, six months 50
RemiUance mav be made at our ridk either by
draft, express, express money order. potoffice order
or rpKitered letter. Money sent In any other v. ay
Is at the ifckof the person sondinu It. Give post
olSce address In fulC luolodinc statt and county. If
address is to be changed, give old address a u ell as
bv cahhiers in- TnE ciTV a vi senenns.
TnF Eagle 1 delivered by carriers in Wichita
nid all suburbs at 20 cent" a week. Tho paper may
be ordered by postal card or by telephone (No. To)
and will be s.er ed early and regularly. Irrexulanty
of service or chance of address should be reported
immediately to Tiie Eagle office.
Counting Room No. 7fl
Editorial Koom.. .. No. 35
Our rates of advertising shall be as low as those of
any other paper of equal alue as an adertislng
All transient advertisements mibt be paid for in
Entered in the postofflce at Wichita as second
class matter and enteied for transmission thiough
ths malls as such.
Eastern oBlce at Room 4S, Trlbnne Building, New
Yrfc City and ttJO "Tho Rookery." Chicago, where
all contracts for foreign advertising will be made,
and where files of the paper can bo seen. S. C.
Hoaden of the Eagle when In Xew York City
or Chicago can -ec copies of the paper at the office
of our aifent at the address gUen above.
All notices for enterw.Inments of any kind in
which an admittance fee fa required will be charged
at the rale or no cents per line per day; and mu-t
be classified and will not be run as puro readlns
The Daily Eagle can be found on sale in Kansas
City, Mo., at tho look store of B. Gllck. 21 East 5th.
The Eagle has the largest circulation of any
dally paper in Kansas and covers more territory
than any two Kansas dailies combined; reaching 160
towns on the day of publication in Kansas, Indian
territory. Panhandle of Texas and eastern Colorado.
Tho columns of the EAGLE have been tested and
proved to be the bet advertising medium in the
Fouthwest. The only daily that readies all tho ter
ritory above named on day of publication. As an
advertising medium it is unexcelled.
R. C. Frazin, of St. Joe, is at the Metro
pole. A. II. Baker will Sunday at the Occi
dental. V. F. Ilensey, of Cleveland. O., is at the
II. A. Smith, of Coldwater, spent yester
day in the city.
II. C. Elliott, of Chicago, will Sunday at
Henry Parsons, of Eureka, spent yester
day in the city.
C. W. "Warton, of Kingman, will Sunday
at the Aretropole.
T. A. Porter, of Mellsville, Pa., is in the
city on a prospecting tour.
Mr. Charles Miller, of Peoria, is visiting
his friend Mr. Chas. Ballauce.
Mr. R. Allen Hall leases today for a
short business trip to Chicago.
G. G-. Brown, of Rockford, 111., is look
ing after some business in the city.
Mr. John L. Rinakcr, of Carlinville, 111.,
is in the city on a piospecting tour.
Mrs. H. IT. Morrison leaves this morning
for Emporia and Kansas City on a visit.
Mr. C. C. Thomas, merchant of Mount
Hope, was in the city yesterduy on busi
ness. Mr. Dudley B. Hine has returned from a
very important business trip down ia
Mr. C. II, Bardshar. of Mount Hope, was
in the city yesterday looking up his
M. J. Oliver leaves for the south this
evening to bring his family back to the
IL F. Floyd, of the Farmers Manufac
turing company, of Omaha and Chicago,
is in the city on a business trip.
"W. II. Rauch ppent yesterday at Sterling
whore he sold twent-four horses for
eastern clients. He says there was a
1500 horse among the lot.
Girls are wanted at this office to do
A job press feeder is wanted in the press
room of this office immediately.
Dr. Durand reports cattle sold from four
farms yesterday amounting to $1-18.10.
Tiie clearings- yesterday amounted to
SI 19,705.75, against $10t,409.50 the siimc day
one your ago.
Mr. J. K. Sawyer authorizes the state
ment tliHt he has decided not to bo a candi
date for member of the school board iu the
The party who lost the small leather
pockotbook containing two local Santa Fe
railroad checks yesterday can get same by
calling at Eagle business office.
Mr. Edward Clark has opened a neat
rigHr stand at 314 East Douglas avenue.
He has a cosy reading room where one can
go and pass a half hour pleasantly.
The use of the First M. E. church for
Mr. Kenrmn's lecture last evening was
kindly given to the St. Paul's M. E. church
for whose benefit the lecture was given.
The Rev. 1?. "V. Kliams, who preached
at the St. John's Episcopal church two
w eeks ago, will boiegularly railed by the
vestry, and it is hoped that ho will be able
II. L. Taylor, editor of the Winona (111.)
IndexHccompmucd by his wife, who are
visiting Mr. Taylor's brother, Lee Taylor,
called t the eyrie last evening to pay their
resiMjcts to the editor.
Mrs. P. A. Peckham, who has beon
pending the winter with her daughter,
Mrs. R. Allen Hall, leaves today for her
houve in Coldwater, Mich., having received
the announcement of her mother's illness.
Forty of the school teachers sent in their
names ye-terday as members of the Hu
mane society which brings the member
ship up pretty close to two hundred. The
directors say they are going to keep the
The friends of Miss Roe Payne will be
pained to her that while returning home
from her school near Valley Center, her
horse became frightened at a large mastiff
on North Fourth avenue and threw her,
injuring her very seriously on the head.
Yesterday was a good day for the farm
er; to come to town. Every livery barn in
the city was full of fanners horses while
the streets bore witness to the fiict tht
tho families came in alo. The merchants
bad no fault to find with yesterday's busi
ness. Mr. George E. Campbell has consented
to be a candidate for member of the board
of education from the Third ward, to suc
ceed Samuel J. Howe who is not a candi
date for re-election. Mr. Campell's term
of member of the school board from the
Third ward expires this spring.
The drawing took place Friday evening,
March 2S, at the Orphan asylum. The
winning numbers are as follows: First
prixe, picture, 370; second prize, silver
water pitcher, 54; third prize, watch, 825:
fourth prize, photograph album, 273: fifth
prize, pin cushion. 135. Any person lidd
ing the numbers please call at the asylum,
857 Fourth avenue.
BAEBEE ASPHALT PLAST.
EEPEESENTDIG TWO HUNDRED AUD
FIFTY JULES OF PAVEMENT.
The Plant at Wichita The Main Street
Paving-Four Hundred Hands Em-
ployed-The Street Thronged with
Business Men and Laborers.
lain street, thronged as it was yesterday
with laborers and business men, not to
mention the hundreds of ladies, was a
sight indicative of boom and prosperity.
In addition to these for the greater part of
the day there were hundreds of farmers
and their families in the city doing their
weekly shopping and an occasional block-
VIEW OF WORKS.
ade was not at all a strange occurrence.
Although the work of paving by the
Barber Asphalt company is progressing
rapidly, the company manage so that very
little hindrance occurs to traffic. This is
particularly fortunate, for Main street
could not possibly be dispensed with at
this busy season of the year.
The Barber Asphalt plant of "Wichita is
situated on the island just north of the
Douglas avenue bridge and is one of
twenty-eight operated by the same com
pany in other cities. Mr. T. E. Green, one
of the vice presidents, who was in the city
several days since, said that this plant was
the largest and most complete of auy of
The Trinidad asphaltum is the base of
the pavement and its merits for this pur
pose have been frequently discussed and
are well understood.
The plant s composed of tho factory
proper, cement warehouse, offices, and
several smaller buildings. Upwards of
four hundred hands are constantly em
ployed in order to push the work to con
clusion as rapidly as possible.
Main street will be paved from Lewis to
Park, a distance of fourteen blocks, and
Market street from English to Pine, with
intersections, is already completed. The
company hopes to secure further contracts
which matter of course lies Avith the city
administration. This kind of pavement
finds great favor in some cities and up
wards of 1,500,000 square yards of other
pavement have been taken up and substi
tuted with asphaltum. About 4,000.000
square yards or two hundred and fifty
miles of streets are at present paved with
asphaltum. The following table gives an
idea of where it is located and by what
cities it is preferred. Since this summary
was made up about 400,003 square yards
have been laid in other places including
Washington. D. C
Xe York, X. Y
Albany, X. Y ,
ItuflVUo, X. Y .,
bcranton. Pa ."
St. .Joseph, Mo
St. Louis. Mo
Kansas City, Mo
Xew Orleans, La
A stieet pavement is, strictly speaking,
an engineering construction designed to
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carry certain loads and resist wear from
blows and abrasion. The same materials
are available for this as for auy other form
of construction, viz., stone, wood, iron,
and brick, and the only questions for con
sideration are, first, which of these ma
terials is best suited to the requirements
of this special kind of construction; and,
second, having decided the material, what
is the best form in which to use it.
The Barber Asphalt company claims
that their material answers all these re
quirements and for cheapness and dura
bility is rivaled by none.
A lame number of the asphalt pave
ments of Washington were laid by tho
firm of A. L. Barber & Co., and in the
spring of 1SS8 thi firm was incorporated
as t he Barber Asphalt Paving company,
which began thu introduction of the Wash
ington asphalt in other cities. Buffaloand
Omaha were the first cities to try it, and
in these the asphalt has now reached a
development of nearly 1,003.000 yards, or
alfout sixty-five mile. From these it
has spread to various cities, sixteen in all,
in which the total area is now a little over
3,500,000 yard", or 2-J5 miles.
Its merits consists in its smooth and uni
form surface, which reduces the force of
traction and thereby affects an economy in
transportation, and at the same time adds
to the comfort of every person who rides
in a carriage: in its cleanliness, containing
no joints to collectstreet filth and give it
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off in dust, and no vegetable matter to de
cay and poison the air with noxious va
pors; in its noiselessness, which relieves
the racket and roar of great cities, so try
ing to the nerves. These excellent quali
ties are not denied by any one. Two de
fects have beon alleged against it: first,
that it is slippery; and, second, that it is
not durable. Neither allegation is founded
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on fact. Careful observations by compe
tent engineers have established the fact
that under the ordinary conditions of
weather the number of accidents to horses
from falling is less than on other kinds of
The supporters of this pavement sum
up the question of its durability and gen
eral good qualities about as follows:
Assuming each of tho pavements to be
excellent of its kind, and the foundation to
be solid, so that no ruts and depressions,
except those produced by actual wear, can
be formed, tough stone blocks will possess
the longest life of the three, and wooden
blocks the shortest, asphalt lying between
the two and very near the stone.
As to the first cost, the order of cheap
ness is given thus: First, wooden blocks;
second, asphalt, and third, stone blocks;
and as to cost and maintenance and repair
the order is thus placed: Economy of year
ly maintenance, inclusive of first cost,
good stone stands first, asphalt second,
and wood third. In facility of cleaning the
order is. first, asphalt: second, stone, and
third, wood, whether the cleaning be done
by sweeping or washing. Stone is, of
course, the noisiest pavement, and the dif
ference between the slipperiness of the
wooden, asphalt, and stone pavements is
not very great, supposing the street to be
kept reasonably clean. The deductions of
jury are as follows:
In respect, therefore to the comfort and
convenience of persons using the street, as
well as those residing upon it, the order of
merit would seem to be asphalt first, wood
second, and stone third, for all streets, ex
cept such as are habitually crowded with
heavy and busy traffic, in which case stone
must be placed first and asphalt third.
The hygenic objections to a pavement of
granite blocks are, first, its constant noise
and din, which exert an injurious effect
upon persons suffering with nervous dis
eases, and especially upon infants and all
classes of invalids; and. second, in open
joints, which collect and retain the surface
liquids, and throw off noxious vapors and
filthy and unwholesome dust.
Tiie Barber Asphalt company guarantee
that nothing but the genuine Trinidad
asphalt is used in hiving pavements which
is imported from the island of Trinidad,
refined and made suitable for use. Imita
tions are sometimes used but it is safe to
say no satisfactory substitute has yet been
found to take its place.
THE GIANT OF KANSAS.
It is in the Center of the 15.uiner Hon District.
From the Albuqurque (X. M.) Live Stock Grower.
When a man conies to write about Wich
ita his thoughts come faster than he can
jot them down. The pencil bears down
hard, for Wichita is truly a great place.
We were there only about four hours and
they told us there that we could see but
little of the city in that brief time. True
enough, but in the short stay enough was
viewed to furnish material to fill half a
do.en of the pages of this paper.
The New Mexico delegates were piloted
to the Carey hotel where a splendid dinner
was handled with good working appetites.
An escort of fine looking, bright business
men then took the wild westerners to the
big board of trade rooms. Here the visit
ors gazed in wonder at the products of the
country tributary to great Wichita, as evi
denced by Ihe massive specimens of corn,
grain of all kind, big pumpkins and in
fact agricultural productions of every de
scription. But corn, corn and corn was
the star of all. Xeat .showcases and piles
of packages showed off Wichita's manu
factures to advantage. Crackers, canned
goods, hams and bacon were branded
"Wichita" and all looked good.
The mayor of the city made a nice bti'-i-nes
talk to our stockmen and was replied
to, on behalf of New Mexico, by Hon. O.
A. Hadley. By the substance of the re
marks of these two gentlemen it was
shown what a powerful combination could
be made by the New Mexico people and
those of Wichita. They have worlds of
cheap corn and the packing houses to
handle the cattle, and we have the cheai
After a pleasant visit with the board of
trade the party descended to the street and
entered elegant carriages in which they
were driven through the city to the stock
yards. And model stock yards they proved
to be. Everything was neat and clean,
although the business was there and the
capacity for more was evident. Wichita
has the location and the progressive citi
zens. It is the center of the banner corn
district. It may not be today nor tomor
row, but the day is not far distant when
the Wichita stock yards will be jammed
to their utmost capacity. This is not talk,
but an apparent fact.
Then the part' took in a Wichita hog
killing and in Whittaker's and Dold's big
packeries saw the fat porkers swing down
to death and dismemberment. A thousand
hogs inn thousand seconds, or something
like that is the way they slid to their
doom. It may be of some comfort to these
hogs to know that they are killed, scraped
and handled by the very latest thing in
hog machinery. Everything in the pack
ery was new and bright and the expert
butchers stabbed, slew, sliced and hacked
with the precision of army surgeons.
Time is up and our brief stay in the
giant of Kansas is drawing to a close. Re
entering the carriages we whirl pat lovely
homes and elegant residence, through
fine streets shaded with magnificent trees
past huge business blocks aud noble
churches. We are at the car again shak
ing hands, parting with regret from our
new made friends of Wichita. We are off
and the unanimous verdict is that Wich
ita was the best of all.
31 K. GEOKGE KKXNAX'S LECTURE.
Last evening a large audience assembled
at the First M. E. church to listen to the
great lecture by George Kennan on Siberia
and the condition of the political convict
imprisoned there. The audience was the
largest that has assembled under similar
circumstances here this season. The
speaker was introduced by Dr. R. W Ste
venson, superintendent of city schools, w ho
was formerly Mr. Kennan's teacher. The
lecturer has a resonant voice, impressive
manner and entertaining style. An ade
quate synopsis of the lecture would be im
possible, the detaals of composition were
so full. One must hear the lecture to feel
that interest which his magazine articles
convey only a partial idea. His several
years' business career and travels- in Euro
pean ami Asiatic Russia were presented in
a graphic and entertaining style. His
journey to the mine- of eastern Siberia,
where hundreds of political exiles
serve out life sentences and the
wretched condition of these hapless peo
ple was most graphically set forth. The
Russian soldiery and police, the military
governors and commanders, the physical
features of the country, the climate, the
habits of the people, the construction and
management of the prisons, the system of
detectives, the treatment of persons ac
cused of political offenses, ami tho cun
ning displayed in evadinc arret for pass
ing unlawful letters, all combined ui im
press his hearers of the truth of his state
ments and the speaker's personal knowl
edge of all these facte-. The lecture, of
more than two hours in length, was list
ened to with the greaeest attention
throughout. He illustrated the prisoner
dress by wearing one through the last hsK
of his lecture. Anecdotes, were related
and hitters read forcibly Hhtstratias Ms
WHAT THE WIOHTTA ELE0TEI0
EAILWAY PROMISES THE CITY.
Thirty Mile3 of Electric Line to be Con
structed and Equipped within Six
Months Arrangements Made for
Commencing Work thi3 Week.
The Wichita Electric Railway company,
which is the result of a consolidation of
the City Railway and the Riverside & Sub
urban, will commence work in a few days
and the result within four or five months
will be a greatly improved service to the
city. The capital stock of the company is
one million dollars, and it is proposed
within the next six months to expend at
least $150,000 in improvements. In addi
tion to supplying the city with a much bet
ter service and making the city in fact and
appearance more metropolitan, much of
the money expended in making the im
provements will go direct to the laboring
classes of the city. The labor necessary
for making the improvements is of such a
class that practically all of it can be done
by laborers living in the city, which calls
for a large per cent of the amount to be ex
pended to remain in the city and possibly
go where it may be most needed.
Since the franchise was granted, less
than a week ago, the company has been
quite active iu getting ready to make-a
showing of business. The first question
to be decided was the electric system to
put in and in the face of experience in the
city with the Thompson-Houston and the
Sprague systems the former was the unan
imous choice. It is expected that an agent
of that company who will superintend the
the construction of the line will reach the
city today and tomorrow will commence
The franchise as passed calls for eight
miles to be completed within four months
but the company proposes to put down
three or four times this mileage just as
soon as the work can be completed. While
it is optional to have only a few miles
additional electric line aud operate the
suburban line with horse cars, it is pro
posed not to take advantage of that clause
for the reason that it decided to be more
business like to completely revise, rear
range and rebuild the entire line and make
practically all if not entirely all of it an
electric line. This will cause many "dead
end" branches to be cut off without apology
or remorse. Only such lines and branches
will be built as are known to a certainty
that will be profitable. This may cut
down the number of miles of track oper
ated and increase the dividends. In the
rush of construction, resulting from a de
mand in many directions, at the same time
the city railway system has many sharp
corners and turns and often the lines are
much longer than they should be and pas
sengers go a long distance to get only a
few blocks. While this has alwajs de
tracted from the efficiency of the service it
at the same time has increased operating
expenses. The result to the company was
more expenses and not so many nickles.
In the new it is proposed to jrive careful
attention to the new lines with reference
to taking the best possible routes to accom
modate all the people. While the system
will be composed of a less mileage it is
proposed to increase tho efficiency of the
service to every part of the city, which
will be an arrangement and a change most
acceptable to the city as well as to the com
As outlined at present the new system
will include a line from Carey park on the
north to the fair ground, on the south
along Main street through the center of
the city. From College Hill on the east to
Garfield university on tiie west occupying
Douglas avenue. From Douglas avenue
north on Topeka avenue to the packing
houses. A line will branch off Douglas to
the southeast part of the city but the route
as yet has not been determined upon. This
is a general outline made 'o far and is 11
fair frame work which will be rounded out
as the demand suggests.
The company has decided to use the
Johnstown rail which is generally referred
to as tho best for such purposes. It is
proposed this week to put men at work on.
Main street and on Topeka avenue and
within two weeks probabjiy 200 men will
be engaged on track and line and remain
at work until the system as outlined has
As to the paving question Mr. J. O.
Davidson stated yesterday that the com
pany would follow closely tho asphalt on
Main street and and the new track com
pleted there and paving also completed as
soon as possible which would turn the
street over to the public. On Douglas
in all probability the new tracks would be
down before the paving i-. completed and
the track would be paved just as soon as
the street on either side. The company
would endeavor to disponed of the paving
question jut as soon as possible.
It comes on second-class authority that
just as soon as the line on Main street is
ready to operate the Water stieet line
and tho few blocks on Market, n-td for
the old Riverside line, may be abandoned.
In such an event the track would be re
moved from both and on Market the space
now used by the track can be paved with
the asphalt, making a solid 'treet. Wheth
er this will be done depends on ome mat
ters which as yet have not leeu settled
but will be determined upon within a few
weeks, or by the time it would be possible
to make such a change.
The Venice, assured, will be such as to
make in every respect the most complete
system in any city in the west. Vestibule
electric cars used in the winter and in
summer the open cars. At first thirty
motor cars will l)c put into the service
each supplied with one trail car to
use on extra occasions. Three to five min
utes servive will be given on Main and
Douglas and fifteen minutes service to the
packing houses. It i- estimated that on
schedule time as admitted by the franchise
the service will enable citizens to go as far
in five minutes as they have been accus
tomed to travel in fifteen.
Some of the citizens interested in the
general appearance of the business street
have suggested that as the iron poles are
to be used in the center of the street b
tween double tracks, that an electric light
ornament the top of each pole This would
place the lights on Douglas and Main
about one hundred any twenty feet apart
nnd about double the amount of iistht in
the business part of the citv. It
has been !
sugi-ted a the clever thin to do for the
railway company to furnish some of the ,
light and the city would have the present 1
lights removed to the poles and in this way I
the design as suegestcd could be carried 1
JOHN E.YTON ABOUT PAYBMKNT.
A property ownertr of Douglas avenue
wrote to John Extoa to go to St. Pan! and 1
see Colonel Drake and his jasperite pave
ment there, ami the following is his an
swer: "I have been to St. Paul to see Colonel
Drakd'ttad like his pavement Tery much.
He promises me that he would take extra
Douglas avenue and make it
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rial the mo- durable that is known.
PAfwwJ n. ! 1 tknr tkafe diniiiinf t I
alrewlv shipfed and he h all ready to goto
MOZ.ART CONsHKVATOUV or MUSIC.
The fourth terra will beeia on Tuesday,
Aprils. Students enrolled at toe music
rooms at Garfield university aad Lewfe.
academy. Those who contemplate attend -
ingwflldowelltoracister asoarfy in the
terra as t
During the past week "we
have had a pleasant and
profitable experience that
has redounded greatly to the
credit of the Arcade Dry
Goods Store. The Arcade
has been insisting on the
One Point, that the self
same dry goods can be
bought at the Arcade for
less money than at any
other house in Wichita.
Two well known ladies de
termined to investigate this
claim of the Arcade and
went to three of the most
prominent dry goods houses
of the city and got their
prices on five specified arti
cles of dry goods.
First house, price - 89.75
Second house, price - 9.5S
Third house, price - - 9.-JL5
Arcade, price - - - S.52
You can save money by
buying your dry goods at
the Arcade, no matter what
the advertisements of our
A GROWING FACTORY.
A 4,000 Job Shipped to l'ucbjo, Colorado,
The manufacturers of Wichita arereach
g out more numerouslv and farther with
their articles every month. A number of
them go beyond the field covered by our
wholesalers. The Eagle cornice works in
this city is keeping fully up with the iron
and wood and leather manufacturer. It
is the biggest factory of the kind in the
state, and their work and designs give tho
utmost satisfaction wherever xi-ed. Orders
are not infrequent from Colorado and
western Texa-, while their ork can be
seen in every city and in southern Kansas.
This linn did the work on the government
building and on tho county building, which
work speaks for itself. Mr. Caswell in
forms us that the firm shipped yesterduy a
J,0X)iob to Pueblo, Colorado, which was a
fine piece of work. Order from Oklaho
ma City have been received covering 2150
lineal feet. From her location and railway
facilities Wichita's fame as a manufactur
ing center is bound to be as great and as
successful as a wholesaling, grain and
A XOIII'E WOKK Or WOJIEN.
Some two years airo a band of women
started or founded what they denominated
a "Woman's Exchange," which has run
smoothly ever since, accomplishing a vat
amount of good and atrordmg much relief.
The idea was to enable women who could
not leave home and babies, but who de
sired to do something in the way of help
ing along with home expenses, to send t he
product of their home lnlor to the Ex
change, where it is disponed of for a slight
commission. Those home products iu-
i...i...i i. i :.. . i !... :,., ..'.t' . -i -. .. .L
uiimt'u Kieuus, jues aim uiiiit hiliuics ui
food. Mrs. Col. Weitzel and Mrs. McCabe,
who have had the affairs of the Exchange
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very much at heart, the former giving
ery much of her time tor two years, called
yesterday to say that they were going to
move into new quarters in the Sedgwick
block, the room next to the Western Union
Telegraph office, entering on First Mi-pet.
The-e ladies say that the Exchange has
proved a great bleeding to a numler of
women. The Exchange has a numhrr of
regular boarders, furnifching thirty or
forty people every clay with dinner, and
serving a ten cent lunch at all hour. In
their new quarters a fine toilet room will
be fitted up so that ladies shopping from a
distance can refresh themselves and get a
THK GOVERNMENT HCILDING.
Mr. Valentine Jobst, of Peoria. III., jov
ernmeat building contractor, spent yester
duy in the city looking after busines mat
ters. He says the job will be completed me.
far as his contract call-, for within three or
four weeks. Everything is getting along
nicely aud he r quite glad be ha nothing
to do with putting in the heating appa
ratus. He left last night for Omaha to
look after some IwiHiiess there.
Some fays ago Mr. Sternberg, superin
tendent of the government building, re
ceived a letter from the department at
Washington stating that he would be re
lieved on the first of next month, and Mr.
Frank Smith. postmaHer. would be made
custodian of the building. There is yet
con-skierabie work to be done along the
line of finishing touches, and Mr. Smith
not knowing anything about that busi
ness has insisted on Mr. Sternberg being
held ae ttuperiatendeat for a month or two
yet. It is not known rbat will be don ia
the matter final.
Mr. J. E. Flowers who ha the contract
for approaches, is rushing the work along
quite lively. Three or fonr weefcs will '
nftd fcfc work completed.
11 ypatta haI'I'Y.
Yesterday afternoon the EouTf erye
wa taken by storm a very gentle atorm,
mind you. A aeJegauon from Hypatia.
consisting of Mesdame H. G. Tofer. Ktta
a. Shield-, Win Hull. T Bennett. Peatn
Foster and Mrs. Cox, had called on Mr
Kennan at the Carey aad they detissted
ns with their own delight over the cordial
reception extended them by the renowned
Kumian traveler who entertained them for
Drobablf- will never be heard from the
platform. Hypatia hare been studying all j
rWi .-wfetn- W mWamn.invakavBr nnnrifmu t
mm the "cxar and his mJnlkt." np for
1 mow time, and to thua aae their im-
aginations imvnred and idea lemoned by
a personal contact with the man who ha
set all the world to talking about tan land
' of Peter and Catherine wa indeed a treat,
1 ton Indie rennwrtaUwss above anatlwuri
I oadncfar that he aaonhi W rminl-wfca
New Dress Goods! Xew
ines ! Just opened by the Arcade.
m BARGAM THIS
BAEGAEf SO. 1.
AT 45C A Glove Fitting
Summer Corset, with ex
tention bust, worth ?5c,
but the Arcade gives you
a bargain at 45c.
BARGAIN" W. 3.
20 Pieces new sateens, full
width and fast cold's, us
ual price 15 cents but we
want your business and
offer them at only 12 c.
BAMAM jSt0. 5.
25 newr capes, new styles,
. pinked and ' plaited, only
It pays to sell goods cheap.
It pays to be busy always.
Small prolits will down tho old timers.
And keep the Arcade in the lead.
GKAXI) i:NTKUT.VINMKNT AT (JAKI'IKM
Xext Tuesday evening an onterUinment
will be given by the musical and literary
talent of Garlleld University. The pro
gram promises to be one of great merit
and if the sanguine expectations of tho
participants are fulfilled tho literary as
well as the musical portion of the evening
will excel anything ever presented at the
University. In combining the literary
talents of the school with those of themtis-
ical department it is hoped that tho enter
tainment may become of more intereot to
a greater number of people, and that the
friends of both the University and of the
participants will heartily respond to tho
invitation extended to them to be present
at thi-. feast of knowledKennd art.
Among tho.e who will participate in the
performance are Messrs. S Ploughe, J. II.
White, J. K. Dychc, T. W. Butcher, L.
Betts, D. II. Case, Ben Pannley, II. il.
Everest, F. F. Williams, A. WUmmi, H. A.
McGinnis, F. C. Poutet, Rev. Jones, Prof.
Carlton and (i. II. Iaughltu, Misses Gertie
Mnrgunrt, Xora English, Eftlo Baraett.
Blanche Brown and Vergelfnc Lucy. The
render only needs to see the above wIl
known names to know wliat to expect.
The program will commence at S p. m.
Cars will leave the corner of Main and
Douglas at 7:20 and 7:40.
JOSKl'Il COOK'S tiKCTCHK.
Joseph Cook is now a household name in
England and America. Xumerou invita
tions to take a lecturing tour around the
globe reached him. In 1HH0 he set out on
a mis-ion, which lasted for two yean- and
seventy-seven day. Wheraver he lec-
tured. large and influent ml
ltU1llrtt ml liihinni
flocked to hear him. In Great Britain he
made one hundred and thirty-nve public
nonea ranees. Heoocned hn camoniifn at
int mretiuK m inr uiiKrKKi lunm union
j i Birnimgnam The whole aawmbly row
ml fp-tI him with loud and "!
cheering, and a torm of applause followed
, Uje coulltoioIl of lh In Soath
vai(S( Bradford. I,twK and Nrwcartlc lm
awoke great entbmdaMn. lie had, in
! Edinburgh, audiewe that crowded the
largest halls. Within a week he gave no
h-w than fte lectures. In the I'nUed
Presbyterian hall, hundred failed to eain
admutMion. Glasgow received blui with
open doors, and listened eagerly to the
me-tsage be bore. Headers know that hi
ttcce was of a kind rarely experienced
by viaitont from beyond the ea. The
Christian, London, June 3, 1.
Mr. Joel S. XcGill, of Cincinnati, to in
tending to be ia Wichita the early part of
next month, and contemplate the erection
of a building for reahfence flat on hi
property at the corner of North Emporia
and Centra arenne. While .Mr McOil!
ha the unfiaJ attachment acquired by loo
residence for the Queen City at Ohio, he b
a firm beiterer in the Peerlea Prince,
and a that a country bedded a tbi i
with immense tratnma of rock lt near
the surface, and incalculable corn wealth
above, are suggeative enough of what
Wichita i aad surely will be, in the pork
line alone, and that It require as exceed
ingly dull intellect and barren Imagination
not to understand her buine future.
A rTKK :aSM .. NI KOOK IMCTCKI BS.
Prom the Okjfa Draawr.
An nghh yndicate now comes to the
front with a desire to purchaae the tending
sash and door factories ta taia eoaotry.
Enumerated in the deal are three of the
principal lactone in Ht. Looia. Beaidea
theae there are other men and door con
cern at Wichita, Kan., Kaaaaa City. Mo.,
and two in low. An agent of the Knglten
men who ha been in tne city for the last
few dar aavl taat rrrnlnar 'if I can
siecure theae ix factorie tor a reaaonaMei
fijrure I wiiJ give the owner t be ean fori
them immediately They have t4lnA to
ell out their interest for ti ,309.190 bat in
: my opinion they will be ciad to accept
i.iwu.tw before a direct retaaat le green on
MKTM XwiWKlCtC? CHRISTIAN CHCCH.
There will be am eanwtainmrnt at the
South Lawren'e ChrhaJeci churea an Men
day evening. March It The following
program will be ruanuwt:
Mmnc , . . . Graham onarlerte.
Rerttation Maw Brwwa.
Mnaic Harry Fetltfce.
Becitatiott Mr. Lawrence,
Solo... MhwClam In nick.
Hecfeatkai Lome PhilMp.
Mocee Graham anwrt'gte.
Recitation Mr. ;Veat arni
Dnet . Wamtle.1
.Seine McPlMrsnnj, Mia ft T ante.
Recitation Blanadm Marda.
Clarionet nolo, MrTllatfcmaw.
Recitation Mr. Pontet.
Ta fbat Matnndiat K&MDant an ex
tended an iavitation to the Mottat Off
Conuaanafery tbedn If net tt rrkm n
nV chnith on Easter Bamsaj. tttt teft
tfon nan neai ijnntiatBiBy aananea ay tent
NEW GOODS I
Dress Trimmings! New Sat-
BARGAIN NO. 2.
AT 2SC-10 pieces Brilliant
ines hi all the new colors.
"We could ijet 35c for theso
but a small profit pays best.
BAEGAIN NO. 4.
10 Ladies' full regular hae,
fast black, no seams. These
goods are only 25 cents.
(Nothing thrown in,)
BAEGAIN IsO. 6.
Tailor made Jackets $-1,25.
12 new jackets of the new
pale lot length. Tailor cuti
and tailor made worth $6,
but cut them to &L25.
Mr J. F Powell lw completd a wat h
the result of his owu labor awl tleltrt
watch made in the ftate It i stru tlv ;i
lmml made watch an Jar at tiie works are
conceniod, ami is iiMHtriuK tima cor
rectly. He has been offered f3QQ for u,
but says money don't get it
Tho first annual meeting of the Kansas
Princiialfi' aMDodathMi will 1k held at
Lawrence, April t ami 5. On the program
are noticed City Superintendent It M.
StevuiH-ou; subject. "What ghottid tint
public school be, awl what it no4ikl do ''
Prof. U. P. Shull. "IMUicnltica in the .r
of ruqufaritu preparation for college in th&
Albert Porter, white, 32 ywj ohl,
brought in from the poor farm Utht after
noon craay ami Iodised inih county jail.
He suddenly lHaine cmaed aad tleapcratu
and tried to kill several person. It requir
ed four men to overpower him and bring
him to the city. InrnnoihK him frrm
the wagon to tho prison he bit Sheriff Conn
on tho arm, altnoMt taking a mouthful of
.Air. A. P. Mmmmi, who lire eight m'b-i
nortbeaat, wa la the city jeatenfaiy and
reported that on Thnraday morning aitout
daylight be found that hia barn wa mi
fire. Four horae. nix oowa and SOD butt
iU of wheat were oosucuhmmI br the name,
in addition to om wagon, farm math"
ery; making the total lorn abont !6&K Hi
say he has no insurance aad that be r
tainly think the fire b the work of an iu
The Fort Worth Uaaettr of the mfe In',
had three-fourth of a column under a Hah
head which tat that A M Gray, who fr
some time lived in Wichita, had tm ar
reated "on pnaperioH that hm wan coonw d
with an attempted "boW up" m the prt
ingpartof that utwo Me carried wjih
hun a card of a detective agency In tU
city and for some time wwanngad in thnt
ciaaa of work here. Ha inahtten, neeonin 4
to the article refered to. that V U -t
guilty and hia many friend net wc.ii' I
be much aarprtMtd to find on that he L n
attempted muca work.
Mr Frank Rector, pontmaater at Dowr -.
Ok . haa been a ecmpJa of 4ny in the n- .
Mr Jtrctor (taya that the grent tr..u' ,y
down in hi w turn thi apring will t 1
want of need and unrn like ftuppJica. 'I
Mttlers could not makanerop after geitu
powxeaaion laat year, except in the wny t
garden truck, and that now. alter nh
or ton month expmx. many wfU h u .
able to vend away to obtain need corn. ;
tatoen, etc. Xo doubt many of the '
tier are hard punned ton for proW"i.
who. after thw year, will nnv an abunt
Mr. K. D Bocnrt of the Cfcwagn Hr 1
few in the city He namm nown to Kan
looking np pokttcal and other pn "-,
eapeciaily in toe line of woman autf ,,
alliance and renuhmi ion and he bad wt,
been ia the atnte long nafor a fcoai
convinced that if n would know It ail
mut come to the nintrop&U of the u -The
law of htm ha wa ttrti 3
down ktreet vHfc J D Hewitt tm one H
of him aad A. W Otieer on the other a l
we concluded that in jot one half hour u
wonld be a fit aabjnsl tor the nayltun t
MXTMKWnTKJI Mf4)nH (3K.MEUK.
The following atodeat enrolled at t 1
Southwestern buataea coUeg laat ww t
lleee Haadten. Bradford. fVaairlvf.
Lney Kefi. Attfea. Kan,: ttmnv Harry. Vr-
wJch, Kan.: Own Dtaanwf. IHmmnrc,
nan., uevege w. Bryan ana mum anusnaj,
Sp-vlal averting of Wichita Ledge Xo.
im. KaJght of PytaJa. Men any eeaaing
at 739 nharn, at ( t hall f WarwVk
Loan Xe, M. Week ia the third agr
O tt. &rf. C C
CfcUa. M. Tmaucmzn, WimtiLJts.
tatted Brethren werrkee today '
United Pnebrtnrten eawrca, Ofeio av&'M
and JPfan atseat. bnefcnia acaani a ii p.
m. Free ra tag a J p. m. by Rev. J, W.
TVflce wfB W fjr; priiia)aa t tb
Tnmqr hwll. Wimdmy evening, Aarfi T. AS
jVa "Widen any tmmm, &eeatni earn
mda were dattgawd wiill tan he
hag. Can't wa make the awst an aettrrr
Let natirj. Qjflweit wd arendly nnnJUi4
n ho wr Tint at IM a'akt at piaawity.