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ltz WLitMiK gailtj gagfe: aitirctaij IJfoirtrag, .pxxl 26, 1890.
IM3IEES MORE THAtf PLEASED
Tho Recent Soaking Rains Place
Winter "Wheat Beyond
Eight Days of Eain, Ending in the North
ern Counties with Snow
and a Freeze.
An Expected Increase in the Currency by
Silver Legislation Causes Prices to
Advance on Speculative Products
The "Week's Trade Review
Signal Office, "Wichita, Kan., April
25. The highest temperature was 5S,
the lowest 47, and the mean 54,
with fresh norijieast winds, cold, cloudy
and rainy weather, nearly stationary pres
sure. Last year on April 25, the highest tem
perature was 83, the lowest 48, and the
Fred L. Joirxsox, Observer.
"Wap. Depaktmest, "Washington, D. C,
April 25, 8 p. in. Forecast until 8. p. m.
For Kansas Clearing weather, variable
Forilissouri Rain, warmer northeast
erly;winds, becoming variable.
PINE CROP EEPORTS.
The Late Rainfalls Insure the "Wheat
Kansas City, ilo., April 25. Reports
from Kansas state that a heavy rain has
occurred in that state during the past
three and four days. Farmers express
themselves as greatly encouraged over tho
w inter wheat prospects. The crop had be
gun to suffer somewhat from lack of
moisture. Reports from northwestern Kan
biis state that the fall of the rain has been
the heaviest ever known there. The storm
ended in that section tonight with quite a
heavy fall ' of snow. No damage is an
ticipated. It is now freezing and warmer
weather is predicted for tomorrow.
THE UAINFALL AT COLIJV.
Colby, Kan., April 15. Farmers are re
joicing over the biggest rain that has ever
fallen in northwestern Kansas at one time.
There has been a steady rain for eight days
and the ground is thoroughly soaked. A
.snow storm closed tho wet spell. The tem
perature is colder. Farmers'are encouraged,
as the prospects are brighter for big crops
than ever before.
THE LAW QUESTiON IN OKLAHOMA.
GrmntlE, Ok., April 25. Some anxiety
is manifested here over the question jis to
what law or government we will bounder
until the necessary machinery is put in
motion. Judge Allison has received in
structions which he intends to respect to
the effect that he can continue to issue
warrants and exercise the functions
of his office under the Ncbasku
jaws. Heretofore the Kansas status
were observed. This change will please
some and displease others.
A driving rain lias been falling here for
two days; crops are assured. Private in
formation received here tonight leaves no
doubt as to acceptance of the governorship
appointment by Major George W. Steele,
THAYER AFTER CORN CLASSIFIERS.
Lincoln, Neb., April 25. Governor
Thayer has begun a crusade against the
classification of corn at Chicago and other
grain centres. In a letter to Senator Pad
dock he urges that a government inspector
be appointed to look after the grading.
3tis complaint is based on the fact that
Nebraska corn, which is known to be the
finest in the world, is generally gradedXo.
3 and 4 instead of No 2.
Effect of the Prospect for an Increase in
Ni:w York. April 25. R. & Dun & Co.'s
Weekly Review of Trade says: Tho mar
kets arc all influenced by the prospect of
an increase in currency based on sjlver.
Silver has advanced about 2 cents per
ounce, wheat 2. cents per bushel, onts 3
cents, coffee and oil ' cent each, cotton
1-10 cent, pork 25 cents per barrel, and
F-tocks have been stronger. The average of
prices for all commodities rose over l" per
cent from tho 16th to the 22nd, but has
fcince declined about )4 lor cent.
Trade reports this week are favorable
except from the region affected by the al
most unprecedented floods in the IVlissis
fcippi valley. Three of the trunk lines are
interrupted and the loss will be consider
able. But at all northern centers of traae
the situation is very satisfactory; tho vol
ume of business is large and collections
are fairly prompt. And while the money
market is easy where fairly supplied, the
demand at most places is out moderate.
At Boston fair weather has stimulated all
trades; at Chicago the increase
in business extends to neirly aU
branches; at St. louis distribution is
fairly active and tho northwestern cities
are all rejoicing over excellent crop pros
pects. Tho iron and coal cities, Phila
delphia and Pittsburg, make less encourag
ing reports, but there also other branches
vt trade are fairly active. The iron biiM
ii' s is more hopeful in tone at Philadel
prja but at Pittsburg the decline in prices
mntinues and at New York southern iron
of the lower grades is still pressed for sale.
No improvement is seen in the wooleu
hinunfacture and dear cotton does not
help the market.
The exports of grain continue larce, not
nithstundingthtt advance in prices, and
runiishes the only reasonable excuse for
that advance. In any event a large sur
plus of wheat will remain on hand July 1.
Cotton receipts and exports are both fall
ing far Kdiind last year. No reason is per
cened beyond speculative activity for ad-
ance in Krk or in oats, but the lwlief
that the currency will be greatly expanded
tends just now to render all price. some
what ficticious. The minor metals are
steady, with more demand for lead at $8.95,
tmd tm a shade higher at ?3.15.
The leather market has shown some
speculative activity, and while boots and
hhoes are as low in prices as they were a
j ear ago, and profits very narrow, dealings
are as large and the spring trade holds out
The treasury has taken in during the
past week $1,900,000 more than it ha paid
iut. The impressiou prevails that foreign
rapital is moving in this diroctiou aaiu.
The exports, from New York for three
weeks have been 21 per cent below those of
the same weeks last year, though imports
here show au increase of 23 per cent. These
figures indicate a heavy excess of imports
oer exports for the month, but tliere are
tio present symptoms of an outgo of
The business failures occurring through
out the country during the past seven days
number 21S as compared Avith a total of
C14 last wek. For the corresponding week
bf List year the figures were 213.
MINNEAPOLIS FLOUR OUTPUT.
"Minneapolis. Minn., April 25. The
Northwestern Miller says: "The flour
output last week was somewhat larger,
the five Pillsbury mills grinding 65,00d
barrels. The aggregate production for the
week was 121,1") barrels, apain-t 114,100
the i eek before, and 100,500 barrels for the
corresponding time in 1SS9. "While three
of the mills idle 'last weak are now in
operation, about an cqnal capacity has
been shut down on account of the inter
ference of the water improvements or
rom accidents. The flour market is
strong, but sales are restricted to
comparatively small limits, and do
nqt equal the manufacture. The export
shipments for last week were 35,270 bbls,
against 27,950 bbls the proceeding -week.
There were 795,550 bu wheat received
for the -week ending April 23, against 523,
480 -same time last year. Shipments:
wheat 165,000 bu; flour 119,1S7 bbls; mill
stuff 3,413 tons.
The spring -wheat crop has gone into the
ground under the most promising con
ditions. It is late but otherwise there is
now no justifiable complaint from any
large section of an unfavorable situation.
There has been more or less rain the past
few days throughout the northwest, the
heaviest showers falling where they were
needed the most. There appears to be no
place now suffering for rain.
The Question of Its Manufacture by
St. Paul, Minn., April 25. President
Ball of the Farmers' Alliance has succeed
ed in having the question of manufacture
of binding twine by convicts reopened. A
committee sent cast by the last legislature
to visit the various brandies of the bind
ing twine trust reported on their return
that the scheme was entirely impracticable
on account of the immense cost of con
structing a- plant, and because binding
twine could not be successfully made from
flax, and the labor would be iinprofitable,
as it would come in competion with the
very cheapest class of labor women and
girls. So successfully did the Farmers'
Alliance president refute these statements
yesterday that the governor appointed a
committee to make another investigation
and report to him upon the practicability
and desirability of establishing a twine
factory at the state prison. This commis
sion will go east early in Alay and make a
GOULD AT FORT SCOTT.
Fort Scott. Kan., April 22. At 8 o'clock
this morning a train consisting of four
coaches, a dining car, a sleeping car, -Mr.
Gould's private car and Vice President
Clark's private car arrived in this city.
Among those aboard the train were Jay
Gould, First Vice President S. H. H.
Clark, of the Missouri Pacific, L. S.
Tliorne, Dr. Minn, Miss Helen Gould and
Miss McCall. Mr. Gould in company with
Mr. Clark. William Way, chief engineer,
and J. H. Richards, general attorney, care
fully inspected the work now being done
by the Missouri Pacific company in this
city, viewed the grounds for the new depot
and inspected the plans thereof
as well as the profiles of the belt
line road and tho Fort Scott eastern
and southern roads. The engineers re
ceived instructions to hasten aldng the
grades of all the roads and complete them
as soon as possible, and to begin tho erec
tion of the passenger and freight depots at
once. Whilst in conversation with some
of our nrominent citizens Mr. Gould out
lined his intentions of completing his
roads to tho mining regions south of Fort
Scott and the coal regions all around this
city. Tho party left on the Kansas, Ne
braska & Dakota road at li o'clock for
AT KANSAS CITT.
Kansas City, Mo., April 25. Jay Gould
and party arrived here this evening by
special train from the southwest and will
proceed east tomorrow." He had nothing
of public interest to say to tho reporters.
Remove boils, pimples, and skin erup
tions, by taking Aycrs barsapanlla.
ITS USE UNCHANGED BY CONTRACT.
Topeka, Kan., April 25. The railroad
commissioners have been called upon to
decide a case similar to that brought be
fore the inter-state commission by the citi
zens of Lawrence. This case was brought
by the citizens of North Topeka against
the Rock Island Company for failing to
btops its trains at. North Topeka junction.
Tho commissioners, after reviewing the
'"The solution of this matter is found in
a decision of the inter-state commerce com
mission, D. S. Alford vs. the Chicago,
Rock Ibland & Pacific Railway Company,
April 9. 18SK), in wliich the facts are pre
cisely similar, the people of Lawrence seek
ing to compel the Rock Island to stop
its trains and do husness at the station
of the Union Pacific in North Lawrence.
In tliis case the commission held: 'In the
absence of statutory provisions, the rights
of a railroad company under a hiwful
agreement for a specified use of the tracks
of another railroad company are measured
in respect to the track used by the terms
of the contract, and the provisions of the
act to regulate commerce, apply to tho sit
uation ere:ited by the contract and add no
authority for the use of the tracks.' Wo
conceive" this to be ji full and sufficient
answer to the petition of tho complainants
in the case under consideration and to
render any further discussion of the mat
ter quite mincessary."
Hood's Sarsaparilla gives a good appe
tite, tones the system, and purifies the
blood'. Give it ji trial.
HEADQUARTERS OF THE MISSOURI.
Leavexwoktii, Kan., April 25. The
official order removing the headquarters
of tho Department of the Missouri to St.
Louis having been received all the officers
jind employes will leave on the Saturday
preceding the 31 of Mjiy (tomorrow). The
telegram published to the effect that ji
change was made in tho date of the order
from June 1 to May 1 on account of the
strained rehitions between General Merritt
jind the department commander, is strenu
ously denied at Fort Leavenworth. The
change was made at the request of General
Merritt, who is jinxious to go to St. Louis
and become settled before the hot weather
SOUTHWESTERN IRRIGATION COM
PANY. TorEKA, Kan., April 25. The following
charter was filed 'with the secretary of
The Southwestern Irrigation company,
of Ieoti; capital stock, $200,000. Directors
F. W. Denny. T. W. Pelham, J. J. Bar
relle, of Leoti; W. R. Norris. B. F. Bab
cock, of Kansas Citv, Mo. This corpora
tion proposes to construct and maintain
cjuials for irritation, to buy and sell hinds,
to buy and sell agricultural products, and
to handle and store the same.
EVERY MEAL IS A TRIAL
To the dyspeptic. Flatulence, heartburn,
oppressive fullness of the stomach, are the
inevitable sequences of the uso of the
knife and fork. To say of him that he
gratifies the cravings of appetite would
Ihj genuine satire. He only appeases
them. Is relief attainable? Certainly,
and by tho u.m? of a pleasant as well as
thorough remedy, liohtetter's Stomach
Bitters. Will it cure immediately? Cer
tainly not it does not effect miracles. But
it does give prompt and unspeakable re
lief, and will, if persisted in, produce an
ultimate cure. 2sot only does it impart
relish to the food, but prompter its conver
sion by the stomach into rich, heart h and
I streugtu-sustaimng niooo. bupersensi-
nveness oc me nerves, jueuwu uepression.
and unquiet slumber, uroduced by inter
ruption of the digestive functions, are aLo
remedied by it. It i the finest preventive
and curative of malarial di-orders and re
lieves coosuniptiou. rheumatism, kidney
and bladder Hilmeuts, and liver complaint.
TERRIBLE FLOODS IN TEXAS.
New Orleans. April 25. The Pic
ayuue's Fort Worth. Tex.. Special say:
Heavy ntin are reported throughout noth
and west Texas. At many places the ram
fall the past twenty-four "hours lias besii
three inches? and nine inches since last
Monday. Kailway washouts are reported
from every direction and on many roads
traius-are abandoned indefinitely. The
ioss of a portion of the big iron" bridqe
near Vernon, on the Denver. Texas & Kort
Worth, will necessitate the transfer of
freight and passengers there for soqm time
to come. Several miles of Texas & Pacific
track is under water between Fort Worth
and El Paso. The St. Ixmiis, Arkansas &
Texas freight and passenger depots in t be
northern suburbs of Fort Worth ara un
der water, ss is all the town oa the north
side. As far as lteard from no loss of life
has occurred. The loss will reach into the
hundreds ot thousands.
Ayor'nair Vigor rosfcorea gray hair to
its original color, mftkws it vigorous and
FRAUDS IN TEE SECOND DISTRICT
About Seventy-five Negroes Testify
to Voting for Clayton at
Only Forty-three Ballots in the Box to he
Counted for Horn
Illiterate Electors Given Straight Demo
cratic Tickets The Kurderof Clay
ton will he Investigated Mr.
Breckinridge Urges the Most
Complete Search into
Little Rock, Ark., April 25. The Clayton-Breckinridge
examined about seventy-five witnesses to
day, nearly all of whom were negroes.
The latter testified that they voted, at the
White River precinct in Woodruff" county
at the presidential election in November,
each swearing that he cast a straight Re
publican ticket containing the name of
John M. Clayton as a candidate for con
gress. Last night County Clerk Ferguson, of
Woodruff county, Jndge McClure, at
torney for the parties to the investigation,
and J. H. Herrod, attorney for contestee,
counted the ballots in the White river
box. This morning they reported to the
committee that they found the result to be
210 votes for Breckinridge and forty-three
for Clayton. The majority of the negroes
who testified were unable to read and
could not tell whether the tickets
shown them were the ones they voted or
not. They were positive, however, of hav
ing voted for Clayton. In very few cases
the ballots show they had voted for Breck
inridge. In this state a number is written
on the ticket corresponding to the number
opposite the name of the voter in the poll
books so that it is very easy to ascertain
the ticket cast by each voter. In nearly
all tho cases where a negro unable to
read had cast his vote the ballot produced
was a straight Democratic one.
The committee will proceed tomorrow
with the examination of about forty wit
nesses from Pine Bluff. Next week about
500 witnesses from Howard township, Con
wjiy county, in wliich Plumerville, the
place where Colonel Clayton was assassi
nated is situated, will be here to give testi
mony. The committee will endejivor not
only to elicit evidence that will reveal the
identity of the parties who stole the ballot
box in that township, but will also try to
find out who it wjis that killed Clayton.
Mr. Breckinridge stated to the commit
tee today that he hoped the investigation
would take the widest scope. Judge Mc
Clure asked Judge Djint, the county judge
of Woodruff county, if he was not a mem
ber of the so-called irrigation society of
Woodruff county. Mr. Harrod, attorney
for contestant, objected to the question,
as the society has been organized since
the election aud had nothing to do
with the ease undergoing examination,
Judge McGuire said that he wanted to
show thiit the society grew out of the elec
tion troubles of 18M5, and that the mem
bers were responsible for the election
frauds in that county.
Mr. Breckinridge arose and asked that
his jittorneys withdraw their objection,
saying that if it were necessary.for the
committee to investigate the society to ac
complish its object, lie would place noth
ing in the way of its doing so. He
hoped the committee would send for
books and pjipers of the organization
and give them a thorough examination.
The committee thought the evidence in
competent and declined to permit. Judge
McClure to ask any further questions on
Judge Dent farther testified that he had
been county judw of Woodruff county for
six years and at elections he alwjiys ap
pointed two Democratic and one Republi
can as judges for each election precinct,
but always had difficulty in finding the
Republicans who would serve.
The committee adjourned until 9 o'clock
Gout in most cases first makes itself
known by an acute pain in the joint of the
great toe. This most excruciating pain
may be likened to that produced by the
driving of a wedge under the nail. For
the gout use Salvation Oil. Price 2o cents
'Drink, pretty creature; drink," a little
at a time of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup, and
you will relievo your cold, and not rack
your chest and lungs to pieces, and keep
everybody else in a state of agitation.
Price 25 cents.
Buffalo 1 200032008
Chicago 3 0 13 1110 10
Base hits Buffalo 10, Chicago 11.
Errors Buffalo 5, Chicago 6.
Pitchers Keefe and King.
Pittsburc 1 210002208
Cleveland 0 0 12 3 10 2 10
Base hits Pittsburg S, Cleveland 12.
Errors Pittsburg 5, Cleveland 2.
Pitchers Staley and Gruber.
Cleveland 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 410
Chicago 400110000 G
Base hits Cleveland 11, Chicago S.
Errors Cleveland 7, Chicago 1.
Pitchers Bearin and Hutchinson.
, 0 010000001
Base hits Allegheny 4, Cincinnati 1JL
Errors Allegheny 4, Cincinnati 4.
Pitchers Scuuiidt and Foreman.
RAIN STOPPED THE GAMES.
New York, April 25 The Philadelphia
Brooklyn at Brooklyn, the New lork
Boston at Boston, in the Players' leatnie:
the New York-Boston at Boston, the Philadelphia-Brooklyn,
in the National leacue,
and the Syracuse-Athletic at Philadelphia,
American association ball games, were
postponed today on account of rain.
AT ST. LOCIS.
Rain postponed the St, Louis-Toledo
The I.ouisviUe-Columbus game was
again postponed today on account of rain.
"The truth in masquerade" is Byron's
term for a lie. But it is the truth and no
masquerade that. Dr. Bulls Cough Syrup
en res coughs and colds. No cure so
speedy. Price 25 cents.
If you should haven lame horse: and
have used every remedy without access,
iut?M, su cents m a ootue oi oaivaaon kju.
It will cure him.
TO MEET THE ROCK ISLAND CUT.
Chicago. 111.. April 25. In view of the
reduction of S7.50 per car on live stock
from trans-jlissouri points to Chicaeo j
made by the Chicaeo & Bock Island rail
road. Chairman Finley, of the Tras-3fe-souri
association, has issued a notice per
mitting the members of the asvcciackm to
meet the cm.
SHEA AND CULLEN MATCHED.
Special Dhpatcfe to Um DBy Ecte.
Fort Reso. I. T.. Ajril25- Paddy 3iea,
lieavy-wtsisrht ebampioo of Kansas, a& Ed
Culten. heavy-weight champion Piflh car- j
airy jiml iatrnctor of the Fort Reao Atfe-J 5"idxet, X. S W April 5x The cwll
kic clnb, will nieet m El Kono t the El uk race for the cha'mpW-hip of tb- world
Jteiio opera houe oa May 10 u flshr. to a between Pater Kexi and Xefl MaHgt
finish tor a putve and jtate ra.4ptf. Tfce j
nznt win oc wun iour-ooace stoves.
RESCUING THE SUFFERERS.
Batos Rouge, La., April 25. The
steamer Dakotah, Captain McRhee com
manding, has reached here from the over
fiowed.districts and put off five or sis hun
dred people and. a large quantity of stock.
The people put off were mostly all negroes
who found no difficulty in getting work.
Several planters from the interior were
here for the purpose of getting labor for
ineir plantations. ne juasotan yesteraay
went up as far as New Texas landing, res
cuing people and stock along the route.
The boat transported about 1,500 people to
this side and could have brought many
more but the people said the river was fall
ing and they preferred to stay and take the
chances in Point Coupee,
Captain Mitchell said the break in Old
Morganseaat 3 o'clock yesterday was 600
feet wide, while the break in Grand levee
just before was 1,000 feet wide and
washing rapidly, the soil being of a sandy
nature. As these levees are three miles in
length only a comparptively small portion
of these great works have yet been de
stroyed. The boat rescued every living
thing from a pig to the dogs and chickens.
A refugee was seen on the streets today
with a dog tied at one end with a
rope and a rooster at the other.
This was his only property. He carried
them alternately in his arms to give them
The Dakotah remained here until p. m.
loading sacks above town to carry to the
Mariinez crevasse. At that hour she left,
carrying down 15,000 sacks of earth. The
Paragould is expected down tonight to
carry more sacks to the crevasse.
NOT YUSY PEOLlTSDTG.
Bosses and Carpenters will Confer, Al
though Both are Stubborn.
CHICAGO, 111., April 25. This afternoon
the joint committee of the striking carpen
ters, the new boss carpenters' association
and the citizens' arbitration committee,
sent a note to President Goldie, of the
builders' and traders' exchange, asking
him to jjppoint a time for a meeting with
a view to a settlement of the pending
strike. Mr. Goldie replied that he, to
gether with the directors and some of the
members of the exchange, would meet and
confer with the citizens' committee at
noon tomorrow, with the new boss
carpenters' committee at 2 p. m.,
and with tho carpenters committee
at 3 p. m. in the builders exchange. It re
mains to be seen whether tho joint com
mittee will consent to be thus split up
into its constituent elements. Not much
is hoped for from the conference, should
it take place, inasmuch as President
Goldie says that the Carpenters' union
will under no circumstances be recog
nized, while the strikers declare that they
will never return to work until such
recognition is granted. The best that they
expect from the conference is to put them
on record and when that is done they will
probably make terms with the new bosses'
jissociation which claims to have an em
ploying capacity of 4,500 men.
Ths strikers say that in addition to
these the owners of buildings in course of
erection are ready when notified to do so
to take the contracts from the old bosses
and turn them over to the carpenters
for completion and in this way
work will be furnished for 1,500 additiomil
men. They say that allowing that the new
bosses can" permanently employ 3,000 men
this would leave them with only 1,500 men
left, whom they could easily support in
definitely. President Rowland, of the Brotherhood
of Carpenters and Joiners of America, es
timates tiiat unless their demands for
eight hours is conceded at least 100,003 car
penters will be found on strike in this
country on May 1. The chaotic condition
of the eight .hour movement at present
may lead to a resuscitation of the eight
hour jissociation which controlled the sum '
lar agitations in 18S0. A meeting will 1)3
held some time this week at which Jin ef
fort will be made to unite all trades in one
central organization for the purpose of
passing upon the eight-hour day move
ment. CHICAGO WAITERS NEXT.
Chicago, 111., April 25. The culinary
alliance, comprising the six waiter unions
of Chicago, have an aggregate of over 1,100
members. The union will demand recog
nition of a uniform working card provid
ing for ten hours labor and ji scale of
wjiges of 10 a week to oyster houses and
$tl a week in restaurants. The union will
strike on May 5 at noon unless its demands
jire complied with.
NO STRIKE PROBAELE.
Ciietexxe, Wyo.. April 25. Last night
the manager of the Union Pacific granted
an increase for the employes of the eastern
divisions but could not agree as to the
mountain division. All danger of a strike
is thought to be over.
IRISH RAILWAY TRAFFIC STOPPED.
Dublin, April 23. The porters and
guards on the Great Southern & Western
railway have struck for higher wages.
Traffic on the line has been brought to a
NINE HOUR DAY WANTED.
Buffalo, N. Y., April 25. The mill
hands and cabinet makers of this city
have decided to ask for a nine hour day.
The carpenters have asked for the appoint
ment ot a committee of the bosses to con
sidea the question of a nine hour day.
PERTAIN TO COME.
Tha "Doom-Sealers" Exulted 07er the
San Francisco, Cal April 25. The
earthquake shocks yesterday morning
caused the greatest excitement among the
"doom-sealers" in this citv and Oakland.
In East Oakland whole families rushed
from their homes in their night-robes,
shoutiiur prayers, and ran towards the
high ground. A number of women faint
ed. Tillie Jensen, a Swede girl, broke her
leg in jumping from a second-story win
dow. It is not improbable that the
lntle earthquake will start the whole
excitement over the prophesies again. A
nuinber of people are reported to Tbo leav
ing their homes and the number of pa.s.en
gers on outgoing trains is considerably
greater than usual. John Phillipson, an
nounced this morning that he had a reve
lation in regard to the prophesy. Yester
day morning's shock, he says, was merely
the first symptoms of the upheaval that U
sure to come. He says that God will not
now reveal the time for the destruction of
the cities, and that the only way to escape
is to leave San Francisco and Oakland and
WIVES HELD CHEAPLY.
A Hundred Dollars Buys. One. arid Pifty
HrNTtN'OTOX, Va., April 23. Mrs, Xora
Diboa, wife of a hotel-ket-per at RoberVr
dale, in this county, elopea yesterday with
a newly arrived boarder named E. ?.
Chaircier, a Hungarian, taking her thre
little children and $70 of her husband's
money. At Mount Tniou the hnsband
overtook the fleeing couple aud demanded
t he return of his money. He was tendered
50 of the monev in conideratka of his
wife's liberty, wh'ich he accepted and the
elopers and children as once took a train
for the west.
MORE THAX COMTEK SATED.
Salt Lake Crrr, Utah. April 25. Henry
?tran.-s, of Chicaeo, yesterday porchaeed
the wife of Fritx Lander, of this city, for
il(X). Mrs. Lander and Stranss were sweet
hearts in Germany, bat became separated
by eircumstaacec The happy coupJe at
took the train for San Francis-co. Lander
is a mlooa-eenerand savs the money more
than compensates for the loss of his wife.
OVERTURES TO THE FRENCH.
Park. April 25 The Klysee Palx de
clares that-Emperor William is praptiriai;
to bmit to President Carnoc propos-als
for a reanorojuhmeut which wwtld ha.vc
been impotx-ibie while Prince Bismarck j
was m power.
KEMP CHAMPION SCULLER-
tok nlw todav on tho Paramatta riTer j
and resulted in a ictory lor Ktusp.
LINDEN PARK WINNERS.
Ldtdek Park, N. J., April 25. Winners
of today's races: Salisbury. Kenwood,
King Tolt. Young Duke, Zulu, Sparlin,
DEATH OF A LEPER,
Meeapolis, Minn., April 25. Eric
Nyland, a leper whose rare - case has at
tracted much attention anions the medical
fraternity, died last Wednesday.
LARGE BUCKET SHOP SUCCUMBS.
New Yoke-, April 25. The Doran
Wright company, one of the largest bucket
shops in existence, with branches all over
the country, suspended payment today.
A Splecdid Southern Story of War Tiracs,
BY ELIZABETH W. BELLAMY,
Author of "Four Oaks," "Utile Joanna," Etc
This Powerful Story, full of change and inc.
dent, and exciting in every chapter and line, will
begin in an early nuinberof this paper.
Look Out for the Opening Chapters
'OLD GILBERT'S VOW."
"Say after mc,1' Ztissy dictated: "I prom
ise and voio, in the help of the Lord, to keep
track of Zfatcse Xicholas Tliorne to the end
of my days. Amen.'"
The scene is laid in Florida, near Tallahassee.
The tale is a nicst charming one, and, being a
thoroughly American story and dealing with the
most interesting period of our National Iiie, it
will be found to possess unusual value and
interest. Kvcry Story-Love- will Appre
ciate this Serial.
A Pocket Mirror Tree to Smokers of
Cycling Bud for the Youiip.
Dr. Richardson admits that smco he first
warned us of tho dangers of immoderate
cycling changes have taken place in the con
struction of both bicycles and tricycles which
materially modify the old drawbacks. He is
still, however, of opinion that cycling should
never be practiced by boys and girls, since it
differs from other excesses in the fact that
it molds the bodily framework, as it were,
to its own mode of motion; ad riders in
course of time almost invariably acquire
what he calls the "cyclist's figure," which
is not graceful, and is not indicative of the
possession of perfectly balanced powers. In
brief, this eminent sanitary authority is con
vinced that Mr. Punch's picture of the do
formed skeleton of the cyclist of tho future,
though overdrawn, was not altogether wide
of the mark. Of two things at least he is
satisfied. They are that the temptation of
competition is to an earnest and practiced
cyclist a "demon of danger," and that the
systematic pursuit of cycling should never be
fully coninituced before the age of 2L Lon
Chllllnc the Feet.
A medical authority, Dr. Hande, says that
the imprudent act of getting out of bed with
out protecting tho feet has caused more dis
ease to women previously healthy than could
result from any other imprudence. The sud
den exposure of tho feet to cold has brought
on many an attack of cellulitis. Herald of
Xot a Spend thrift.
"And how do you sell your smiles?"
asked Jones of old Mrs. Rougefnup, who
was presiding over a table at a fancy
"A dollar apiece, sir; for tho benefit of
"Well, my dear madam, as it's for a
good cause you may give me fifty cents'
He Is Still Hoping.
Miss Hevyrox No, John, I cannot lis
ten to your love. Farewell forever!
John Might I ask one question?
"Is this a Simon-pure farewell, or one
of the Patti brand?' Harper's Bazar.
The food of a "Zoo" hippopotamus is esti
mated to be about two hundred pounds a day
In weight and consists chifly of bay, grass
and roots. The dady provender of a giraffe
weighs about fifty pounds. The lions and
tigers obtain about eight or nine pounds of
ill iimmiSmL MS
WE WILL SAVE YOU MONEY.
See our $3.00 shoes, worth $4.00, in congress and lace; see our
$4.00 shoes, worth $5.00, hand made; see our $5.00 shoes, worth
$6.00, hand made French calf; see our $6.00 shoes, worth $7.00,
hand made, Kangaroo.
The above line we carry in all widths and the latest style toes
and leathers and are known as the celebrated "Hess" shoes.
406 B DOUGLAS. STRICTLY
LOOK AND BUY!
LOOK AT THE SHOW mOOWS AT THE
Then come inside .and price those Elegant Suits and Summer
Goods and at once you become a
Grand exhibition of the work of Skilled Artists.
The LIVE CLOTHIERS are ready for tho spring" business
with, the most Superb, Elegant, M:umiiicent. Largest and by far
the Cheapest Stock of Spring Clothing ever exhibited under one
roof in Kansas.
Stupendous assortment for all ages, sizes and classes. Noth
ing like it ever known since the introduction of tailor innde
clothing as one of the chief articles of commerce.
The boldest stroke we ever struck: competition must yield.
We have received an enormous consignment of
Fresh from the manufacturers. They need money and we
are going to raise it for them.
Our competitors have been asleep while we have been pre
paring the most wonderful bargains. Kever was such chances
offered to buyers of strictly lirst-class clothing.
THE ONE-PEIGE CLOTHIERS.
20S, 210 and 212 Douglas
CTr J'ullinan Caron tb Santa F lteute Ita
trcn "Wichita and st. Jo.ph.
The Atchiwm, Topeka & iuita Fe rail
road are now runnm? in their night train
leaving "Wichita "at H..V) p. in. a new combi
nation Pullman siec-pin? and chair car
Wichita to St. .Tosehp, through TopokK
ami Atchison. This car arriyes f Topeka
at 4:35 a. m. Atchin at fi: 40 a. in. and St.
Joseph 7 o'clock a. in. Th SasUi Fe in
the only line baring lhi itrrangeroeBt
irom Wichita, . u. MnmotX,
Taeeengeraud Ticket Agmt '
LAM) okficb jiiaks. I
We have a full line of land offlco blanks
of all description. OroVrs trill be filled
and vsnt by return expreas. S& list of
bUnks on another nag?.
:IF SO CALL OX
OF iff STILES
Avenue, Wichita, Kansas.
Thaw in corrcpoodiw with frkn4s in
the east who contemplate tWUbk WicfeUu
on biwirM- or pleasure in th neturfaUtrv,
should be HdvhHi of Um bvhm of homa
M.tskjfrs pxennrion to b rwn by the popu
lar Frianotlna from St. Louh to Wichita
on April 58. May 20. Beptember 5, gtiom.
Wr 2S and OcUjW 14, li0.
Thi Uckefes are vood to return thirty
days from iat of m and am Mold xl tk
extrneljr Jw ra of otw fare for U
rwmi mp. io rn&eo Uim l tlMtaiily
liu running two dally exprmn te-ata
Im.w St. Lonia and Wichita without
change. ). WjaHAJfT
General Pawiager Agent, Hi. Lmtfai, lio.
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