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Mr. Isaac Adrian, of "Woodstock, 111., is
nfc the Carey.
Mr. and Mrs. Fryer, of Runnymcde, are
at the Carey.
Mr. A. A. Kingsbury, of Cleveland, O.,
was at the Manhattan last night.
Messrs. Pike and Anderson, of Newton,
Kan., spent yesterday in the city.
Mibs Bone, of "Wellington, who has been
visiting Mrs. Fletcher, returned home last
Mr. "Winslow, of the Commercial Bank
ing and Trust company, of Marion, was in
the city yesterday.
Mr. E. G. Church, of Kansas City, con
nected with the Barber Asphalt company,
paid Wichita a visit yesterday.
The Misses Carrie and Leslie Fox left
yestenlav for St. Louis where they will
make a short visit previous to going to
Chattanooga where they inteud to make
their future home.
Mr. Claude J. Forast has resigned his
position at the Manhattan.
Mr. Henry Robinson, of Garden Plain,
returned from Chicago yesterday after a
successful shipment of cattle.
The mother and bister of Mrs. J. T.
Bchoonover of 1021 North Fourth ave., ar
rived yesterday for a short visit in "Wichita.
The Rock Island, is selling excursion
tickets to Chingawasa Springs, near Mar
ion, and they are getting to be quite popu
lar. A wagon load of select corn cobs were
sold yesterday to tho "Wichita Cob Pipe
Manufacturing company for fifteen dol
lars. The ground was broken yesterday for
the new Oak street Presbyterian church
which is to replace the one recently
Don't forget the First M. E. lawn social
at tho rcsideence of Hon. J. P. Allen this
evening. An cnteresting program will be
the feature of the evening.
Yesterday bank clearings were $144,3S6.
43 against $120,320.72 the same day in lhSK.
The clearings for the week were $S90,9j:.
41 and for the corresponding week in lbSO
they were $707,022.24.
The board of health must bo looking
after sanitary matters pretty well Mayor
Clement says for one does not hear the
usual list of complaints. "When no one
kicks it is safe to conclude t lere is no
Dr. McClees had a narrow escape from a
perious accident yesterday. "While alight
ing from his buggy in front of Dr. Pur
due's residence the horse started, knocking
him down and the hind wheel passed over
Rtrofit Commissioner Camnboll vester-
day received the Elyria road machine from
TCI win. O.. which cost ?1G0 and freight
about $28. Ho says he thinks it will
prove quite serviceable and prove to be a
profitable investment for the city.
Some of the citizens are inclined to sus
pect tho gypsies of rendering assistance to
the recent burglaries. Although this sus
picion may be an injustice, the gypsies
might be a little more judicious in their
actions and give les- causo for apprehen
sion. The American Dental association will
meet in Excelsior Springs on August 4,
continuing one week. Drs. Houghlaud
and Matthews have been appointed dele
gates, being two out of eighteen for the
state. The association has a membership
in Kansas of about 200.
"Uncle"' Jake Pope, a former resident of
this city, whose present home is Jersey
ville, 111., arrived in this city yesterday
after an nVence of eight years and will
spend several weeks visiting his daugh
ters, Mrs. George Garduer and Mrs. "Whit
ney S. Tucker. He says tho corn crop is
almost a failure hi Illinois.
The moonlight picnic at Riverside park
last evening was a big success. A large
number of young couples with their chap
erons managed to pass a very pleasant
evening. The program included elegan
refreshments and all the sports of the sea
son. The music was good, the evening
fine and a general flow of good spirits made
the occasion all that could be desired.
Mr. V. K. Staniey was yesterday exhibit
ing on the streets some samnle ears of corn
from a crop near the city that gives
promise of not less than fifty bushels per
acre. The corn is of the early variety. It
has been less than one hundred days since
the seed was planted; the grains are plump
and firm, and there is plenty of sap in the
stock and foliage to hold it at what it is at
without rain. The early planting of the
early varieties are the crops that will
make this year.
KANSAS STEAM IATT3SDEY.
A GLAN0E AT ONE OF TEE LEADING
LAUNDEIES IS THE WEST.
The Trade of the Kansas Steam Laundry
Extends to all the Principal Cities in
Kansas and into Oklahoma Some
Facts of Interest in Relation to
Mysteries of the Business.
A casual observer forms no estimate of
the extent of the laundry business as car
ried on by the large steam laundries.
Very few ever get out of their minds their
first impressions of the poor washer wo
man toiling from morning till night over
a few pieces of soiled clothinir. They
think of the old fashion wash board rub
bing the buttons off and involuntarily
heave a sigh for the unfortunates who are
compelled to wash for a living. Modern
enterprise and genious have converted this
business into one of quite a different
character from what it was a few years
ago. If those who are inclined to pity the
poor washerwomen would only pay a first
class laundry a visit on a hot day they
would think that possibly the pity was the
other way. The bulk of the work is done
by young girls and they are required to
keep themselves as neat and tidy as the
young lady who sells you silks and satins
over the counter. In fact the laundry girl
has the advantage over almost all work
girls. She has short hours, and employ
ment that gives her a fair amount of
bodily exercise, she may sit or stand at
will, the room in which she works would
be naturally as comfortablo as any store
and yet it is cooled by artificial ventilation
and she rlailv is adding a bloom to her
cheek and enjoys that contented mind
which is natural to human nature when
both hands and mind are well exercised
with healthful work. Tho work is light
and clean and there is nothing in the sur
roundings that would be uncongenial to
an ordinary mortal.
The idea of handling soiled clothing
may not be a poetic oue but the clothing
is not soiled in ten minutes after it reaches
the laundry. The main part of the work
comes after it is washed. Tho manner of
washing is very simple and positively does
the clothing less damage than the most
careful housewife would do with a wash
board. As soon as the clothing is sorted
it is put into large cylindrical washers
which are revolved by steam and by their
mechanical construction force the water
through and through each piece of cloth
ing TliR onlv wear and tear on the cloth
ing is that of the water as it is uniformily 1
forced through the meshes ot tlie goods no
matter how line they may be. The water
is heated by steam which is admitted
until the right temperature is obtained,
which depends upon the kind of clothing
being washed. Pure soap in liquid form
made from the union of caustic potash
and tallow diluted with eight parts of
water. The water in the washers is
changed at will by turning a tap and the
whole proceeding is only a few minutes
work. The Kansas Steam Laundry runs
four of these washers. Everything is
driven by seam power and scarcely
any exertion is demanded from any
of the hands. The power is a
twenty-five horse power engine driven by
a thirty-live horse power boiler. The city
water is used and is heated twice before it
goes into the washers which deprives it of
almost all its lime. To all appearances
tho w.iter is as soft as rain water and
shows no traces of lime at all. All of the
clothing is washed as already described,
excepting tho finer grades of flannels
which are put through a separate process.
The theory in washing flannels to keep
them from shrinking is to handle them
rapidly, a process which this laundry has
got down fine and by it have made a
reputation that brings them lots of work
in this line. As soon as the clothes are
taken from the washers they are put in
the extractor which does the work of a
wringer. This is a copper cylinder, open
at the top with perforated sides. It re
volves with great rapidity and the centri
fugal force dries the clothing much better
than a wringer without any wear at all.
From here they are put in the dry room
and in about fifteen minutes they are
rcadv for the starchers and finishers.
Thoro are two dry rooms each Sxl2 with
double and single racks of the Troy make
The steam heat produces a uniform and
rapid evaporation and the clothes are sub
jected to no wear and tear such as they
wnulA bo hnncintr on a line.
The building is 140 feet deep, running
hacktothealfey. The boiler and engine
room occupies the rear. The second divi
sion is the wash room containing four
washers and the centrifugal extractor.
This is connected with a perfect system of
sewerage which empties in the Second
street storm water sewer and answers all
the purposes of flushing.
The next department is the drying room
and then the finishing department is
reached. This is a large room 25x50 and is
where the bulk of the work is done.
Nearly all of the heat that is required here
is furnished by gas and the exhaust fan
making 3,650 revolutions in a minute
keeps the temperature of this room several
degrees below the actual temperature oi
the air. This department is under the
personal supervision of a lady and is the
only laundry in the west that is superin
tended by a" lady having a direct interest
in the success of the work.
The first piece of machinery that attracts
the attention here is the Chicago shirt
starcher which claims to have the capacity
f t.Kminnd daw The starch w ai-
1 plied in just the richt onantitv and evnlr
is w wt 1 kl
over the entire surface to be starched with
out auy friction whatever. All of the
machinery is run by the steam power and
a complete system of shafting and pulleys
runs through the entire establishment.
The steam mangle is quite a complicated
piece of machinery and has a capacity of
18,000 pieces a day. A steam jet heats the
center cylinder and the ironing is done by
steam rollers, producing no friction. The
main cylinder of this mangle is sixteen
inches in diameter and thirty-six inches
The Troy collar and cuff machine has a
capacity of COO a day and is constructed so
as to preserve the shape of both. The
nicety and evenness with which it irons
and the entire absence of friction is what
gives the collars and cuffs done at the
laundry that .high polish. A shaper is
then brought into requisition, which
curves them ready for the wearer. These
machines are not run by everyone, but
each girl has her machine and in a very
short time becomes an adept in its use.
All styles of collars and cuffs are turned
out just as perfect as when they were pur
chased from the haberdasher.
A special machine is used for ironing
shirt fronts, called the Gem shirt irouer,
and when run by the girl who regularly
has charge of it will turn out a shirt a
minute. There is nothing about it to
wear a shirt and it might iron a shirt
constantly for a year without doing
it any damage. The next piece of
machinery is called the Minneapolis
neck ban 1 ironer working with the samo
rapidity as the machine just alluded to.
It does nothing but iron the neck band
and leaves it in just the position that it
wonld naturally be when the shirt is
worn. The body of the shirt is then ironed
by the old fashioned iron, such as is found
in every kitchen. These are heated over a
little gas flame and the girls use them
with a dexterity that comes only from
The next piece of machinery that at
tracts tho attention is the improved dip
wheel used for starching collars and cuffs.
It is shaped something like ar half barrel
with a secure cover. "When the collars
and cuffs are put in it with the starch it is
revolved by the macinery until the starch
is thoroughly and evenly distributed
through the wash. The starch is made by
steam in a steam jacket copper kettle.
The various devices which are in use in
this laundry for saving labor and improv
ing the quality of tho work have been
mentioned with very little reference to any
order whereas it is one of the best arranged
laundries in the state. Mr. J. T. Hanniug,
the proprietor, has good cause to pride
himself on the order and method of his
establishment, and if it were not so he could
notbegin to trun out the quantity of work he
does to say nothingof the quality. Mr. J. T.
Banning opened the Kansas steam laun
dry four yeans ago and from the start lie
has been working right up to his present
capacity. By the employment of a few ex
tra hands he could readily double his ca
pacity and the addition of some few pieces
of machinery. In another year it will be
necessary to enlarge his building which at
present only occupies one-half of his lot.
The room at present is about the only
drawback. He employs threo delivery
wagons which are large and handsomely
painted and they are busy from daylight
to dark. The plant is situated 240 North
"Water street, is two stories, twenty-five
feet front and runs back to the alley a dis
tance of one hundred and forty feet. He
employs thirty-three hands in all and does
an average business of $C00 a week. Some
weeks, however, his business reaches
nearer 1,000. Besides a large city busi
ness with the hotels and private individ
uals he has a extensive orders by express
from the neighboring cities and from Ok
lahoma. By close attention to business
and a pride in his work which has enabled
him to do the very best possible kind, his
business has assumed such proportions as
to attract considerable attention in the
A GREAT MISSIONARY GATHERING.
Plans are being perfected for a National
Missionary conference, to le held at In
dianapolis, Ind., September 3 to 9, 1S90
Prominent missionary workers, evangel
ists and Y. M. C. A. workers will be pres
ent, amoug them Bishop William Taylor,
of Africa: Dr. T. A. Pierson, author of
"Crisis of Missions''; "W. E. Blnckstono, of
Chicago, with his large maps of the world;
Robert E. Speer, of Pennsylvania; T. C.
Horton, general secretary Y. M. C. A., St.
Paul- and A. Nash, state secretary of Ne
braska, together with many missionary
volunteers from different sections of the
country. As is well known to the readers,
remarkable providences have been com
bined in recent years to open the doors for
tho spreading of the gospel among the na
tions of the earth. Especially may this be
said of Africa and China. There are also
many evidences of great movements to
ward the preaching of the gospel to "ev
ery creature," aud this meeting promises
to'be one of unusual interest and import
ance. The theme of the gathering will be,
"Shall the gospel be given to all people,
during this generation''
Special railroad rates are being arranged
for and it is expected that the good people
of Indianapolis will provide entertainment
for the delegates.
For further information, address George
S. Fisher, Y. M. C. A., Topeka, Kan.
Yesterday afternoon between 1 and 2
o'clock the department was called out to
pvtincruish a fire in the rear of the Arcade.
It seems some rubbish had been swept out
in the yard and some boys playing with
matches did the mischief. No damage
worth mentioning resulted.
Before the department had time to re
turn, a second alarm came in from Fourth
avenue, which proved to be a barn belong
ing to H. P. Reed. It and several ont
houses near it were burned, but no stock
or feed of any value was consumed. It was
so far from a plug that it took all the hose
the department had to reach it. The dam
age was roughly estimated at f KO. The
fire originatd, it is suppojrd, from boys
playing, as they were seen near the spot
with matches a few minutes previous to
the discovery of the blaze.
THE 3IAYOR ACCEPTS.
Mayor Clement has accepted the invita
tion of the Mayor's Club of Massachusetts
to attend their banqnet at Boston given on
the occasion of the G A. R. encampment.
The president of the United States will be
present and the invitation extended to
Wichita is an honor which Mayor Clem
ent thinks should not b ignored. He will
leave on the Sth of August arriving in
Boston the 12th. the nicht of the bancuet.
A LETTER FHOM COUNCILMAN
He Tells HLs Experience and Makes Some
Idaho Springs, CoL, July 29.
To the Editor of the Eagle.
The north winds in these high moun
tains are getting pretty swift, and the
summer birds are starting for a warmer
climate. As I see our people are starting
for home one by one, and this place is
getting very lonely. I have got acquaint-1
ed with two gentlemen who have made a
fortune in mining. They have concluded
to start a canning factory in the eist at
some point. I have been talking to them
about Wichita. As we have from now on
pears, peaches apples, tomatoes and beans
eta, and they are favorably impressed
with the idea of settling in Wichita.
They learned the trade in Rochester, N.
Y. One is a practical tinner. I have been
giving them the Eagee from time to time
to read, and they have concluded
that Wichita must be the boss town to
start in business. They are brothers and
their names are Gus and Fred Langen.
They will call on you in a few days.
This is a mighty queer country here.
Everybody talks nothing but mining from
morning until night. Of course there are
some mighty good mines here.
I have noticed that some of our best
citizens are greatly interested in the Idaho
mines. I have also noticed that the prices
for farm produce is very high. Corn sells
here at 50 cents a bushel and hay at $15 a
ton. This is shipped in from Kansas.
I have noticed of late, through the Ea
gle, that the council had held
somr not entirely satisfactory meet
ings. As a member of that honorable
body I would suggest that it would be
better for the citizens and tax payers if
that body met but once a month.
I had an invitation from Mayor Lon
doner, of Denver, to pay him a visit. In
looking through the city books I noticed
that they have an income of one hundred
and ninety thousand dollars a year from
the saloons and sixty thousand dollars
from different sources, and of course such
an income, relieves the citizens of high
Denver is a great city.
The Eagle is about the fastest traveler
I ever saw. We received yesterday's EAGLE
today at 11 o'clock.
The matter of consoldating the hospitals
into one city hospital has been often dis
cussed and dropped. The subject is being
renewed however, iu a way that is likely
to bring about results. Mayor Clement
said he believed that was the proper course
to pursue and he believed that the
leading physicians would back him up in
that opinion. Of course there are always
some who want a hospital for themselves
to the exclusion of all others, but the
many advantages of a consolidation would
in his opinion outweight all objections.
At present ho was ouly prepared to dis
cuss the subject in a general way but as
attention has been repeatedly called to it
by influential physicians he intended to
give V subject more thought.
D. jnlau in an interview said that
with tue exception of the St. Francis he
thought it would be a good idea. Of
course the St. Francis is under Catholic
auspices and in the course of time would
be able to take care of itself. The small
amount of money which the city was giv
ing it would be well spent, for the Cath
olics would eventually make it oue of the
most solid institutions in the city. As re
gards the consolidation of the other hospi
tals the only complieition that could arise
would be in the charity wards and these
could easily be arranged satisfactorily con
sidering there w.is auch a friendly feeling
existing between the members of the dif
ferent schools of medicine. Dr. Minnick
said he rather liked the idea of a consoli
dation and he believed he could get along
with the regulars under almost any cir-
Mrs. Minnie Keister. neo Frank, wife of
Mr. James B. Keister, died yesterday
morning at 5 o'clock, at her residence,
corner of Lawrence and Gilbert, of child
bed fever. She was married just ten
months ago by the Rev. S. F. Hamilton,
pastor of the Lincoln street Prebyteriau
church, and it is just nine days since twin
girls were born to her. The Rev. Hamil
ton is away at present but will hasteu
home to conduct the last sad rites over
the remains of her whom within a twelve
month he joined in the holy bonds of mar
riage. She was in the twenty-second year
ol her age, and besides the two little help
less babes a large circle of friends are left
to mourn their loss. The funeral will be
held on Sunday morning next at the Lin
coln street Presbyterian church, and the
remains will be interred iu the Highland
Words of consolation cannot reach tho
grief-stricken husband and the hand of
Providence seems to rest heavily upon
him. The inscrutible dispenser of life and
death can alone assuage the grief of His
loved ones whom He chasteneth. It is not
given to mortals to understand, but an
abiding faith is implanted in them in Him
who doeth all things well.
THIKD DAY AT THE NORMA I-
Yesterdav was the third day at the Nor
mal auy every one was down to hard work
in dead earnest. The novelty of the thing
has worn off and all begin to realize that
they came there for work. The results
cannot prove to be otherwise than satisfac
tory while the interest keeps up as it does.
A great many visitors attend each day and
some of them find these visits very profit
able, as they cannot help picking up many
profitable and practical hint. The regu
lar routine of work is arranged so as to be
quite interesting and the monotonous
round of study is rather a continuous
source of entertainment. Considerable
interest attaches to the primary course, as
this class of training is something new in
institute work. PMucators are seeing the
importance of getting the children started
well in the primary work and one-half of
the labor is done in the more advanced
grades. Arrangements have been com
pleted for some very interesting lecttires
during the course, which will lend addi
tional interest to the work. The com
mittee on social matters is also hard i
work and promise to make a spicey report
in the near future.
THE COSTS OF iCIT.
The supreme court has recently decided
that the sheriff shall have the privilege of
publishing sheriff sales in whatever publi
cation he choo-es without any dictation
whatever from the plaintiff or his at
torneys. Heretofore the plaintiff has bad
a voi'ee in this mattr The recent de
cision is based on the theory that it is a
pert of the sheriffs doty to publish such
notices and no re.ponn"j-j caa res oa
anybody but himself in auch matters. In
connection with this th matter of cost
has been pretty generally discmAd by the
attorneys andthey feel tfwt litigation is
so expensive that their craft will .ooa be
gone A small foreclosure seit costs US)
without mentioning the attorneys" fees.
If it i going to cost a rasa all be has to
eo mto conrt he will nataraily keeo oet f
j it, and in some manner this coaoaras the
i welfare of the attorneTS.
A2f INTERESTING SURGICAL OPERATION.
An important surgical operation will be
conducted at the St. Francis hospital by
Dr. Jordan in a few days. The case has
excited the general interest of the medical
men of the west and the result is looked
forward to with great anticipation. A
man named Lester was ten years ago hurt
in an explosion in a mill and his skull
fractured. Since that time he has been
subject to epilepsy, sometimes having
several fits in one day. The cause is prob
ably a pressure on the brain from a piece
of the skull and the physicians hope by
trepanning to remove the cause of the
trouble. A piece of the frontal bone will
be removed and if no unforseen complica
tions arise the chances are very good for a
CHAPTER OF SORROW.
The first Chapter of Sorrow held in this
city, was held last eveuing by Ivy Leaf
Chapter No. 75, O. E. S., in Masonic halL I
It was in commemoration of members
who have died during the year and was
very interesting, especially to Masons and
their families. A short program was
rendered as follows:
Opening chapter of sorrow
Address Bro Hall.
Solo Miss Rnl.
Address Bro. Smyth.
Closing ceremonies of chapter.
The Masons of Wichita take a decided
interest (?) in the chapter especially when
a supper is announced.
On the 30th inst., of consumption, Mrs.
Josie Spillman, aged 51 years. The de
ceased was born in Virginia and was the
daughter of Dr. Bascom, who was form
erly president of Columbia college in
Washington, D. C. Some two months
ago she came from Fort Worth, Texas, to
make her homo with her sister, the wife
of Rev. S. G. Fisher of this city, She had
for many years been a devoted Christian
and a consistent member of the church.
Death to her was gain, and the release a
happy one. The funeral services were
held at the residence of Mr. Fisher, 442
North Washington street, yesterday after
noon at 4 o'clock, and were conducted by
Rev. C. H. McCreery.
Mrs. John G. Varnuin died yesterday
afternoon at her home 1103 South Law
rence. The funeral will be held today at
4 o'clock at the residence. The services
will be conducted by the Rev. Lawrence of
the U. B. church. Friends of the family
invited to attend.
Between the continued drouth and tho
irrigating ditches the great Rackensack
has about petered and the catfish are hav
ing a close rub for it.
If any business man wauts the conceit
taken out of him aud all sense of proprie
taryship in the town squelched, just let
him strike one of the temporary moguls of
the Jasperite Paving company.
So far as teams, vehicles, etc., went to
make up the life on Douglas avenue yes
terday afternoon, it was one of the liveliest
of the season. Several jams occurred. As
for the business of the stores there was no
A lady said yesterday that they had sold
upwards of $500 worth of peaches from
their farm, ten miles eabt of town this
summer and that they expected to sell at
least jtiOO worth of apples. These little
incidental facts are encouraging us such
spells of weather.
A farmer said to us yesterday: "Come
out and see a big field of corn that I have
got which will make forty bushels to tho
acre and which rain wouldn't even im
prove now." The truth is in the north
western section of Sedgwick county there
are hundreds of fields which will turn out
a very fair if not quite an average yield.
The Boston Store prizesof $150 in cash for
tho best gutses on the census of Wichita
are waiting for the official returns from
Washington. Thus far the ouly returns
made have been based on the school cen
sus and at best am only be approximately
correct. In reply to letters, Messrs. Wal
lenstein & Cohn are informed that the ex
act date of the official returns is not known,
but it will not be delayed longer than a
few weeks at most.
Miss Flavin lectures at the Garfield hall
Sunday evening next, taking the life of
Father Damieu amongst the lepers as her
The St. Paul Press speaks as follows
about MNs Flavin's lecture: "On the
evening of Thursday, 10 inst., one of the
most carefully prepared and instructive
lectures that it has in a long time been
our privilege to hear was delivered in
Crelin hall. The lecture of Miss Flavin, a
cultured and accomplished lady, choose
for her subject 'The Hawaiians, Leprosy
and Father Damieu.'
A more suitable and interesting subject
it would be difficult to imagine. Now that
Father Damien has gone to his reward it
is only right to voice his praise. His
name deserves to live and to his memory,
in her own tender but forcible manner,
paid a lovinc tribute. Her description,
too, of the island now inhabited by the
unfortnnate lepers was most realistic, and
where "-he referred to the lepers them
selves and their horrible malady she waa
The Young People's Society of the Bap
tist church expect to cater to the wants of
people thLs hot weather by having a recep
tion ami social at the church this evening
(Friday ) All who wish a good time with
plenty of ice cream and cake will find
their wants supplied. Tho-e who have
enjoyed previous ocials in charge of the
young folks of this church will neud ao
second bidding. Let C. E. people of the
city make this their rallying point for the
evening. Normalita-. will Sad this the
place to spend the evening pleasantly with
friends. A large attendance is expected.
Ice cream and cake.
FKESH AIR rESTTTAL.
Pare fresh air aad plasty of it; ftrsiebww
moonlight and rtarlicht, ami tb Caady
Kitchen's be nfeqoe and chocolate cream.
AH of these at Fairaxmnt tonfght. Take
Topeka Ave electric line at evea boars
and half hours. Come earfy and ga
breath of cool air.
GOSPEL MIMIOST BAXO.
The gopel mission band of the Dodge
aveane M. E. Church will give an wter
taiameot la the chorch this ervcaiag.
Muic refreshments aad practical Ulnatra
tioo from lite will be tho order of the
evening. Let all who eaa. ooote aod eo
courasc Uee yoeag missionary workers.
The good people of the First M. H.
Cbtxreh will hold laws dal this even
ing at the reaidaecE of Hon. J. P. Alhw on
Lawrence avaen. An euterseting aad
spirited program has be arraMi aad
a cood time may be confidently expected.
Ice cream wiH ocenn-y a prontineM pbwse
on & vnrted and. eaatpraoew! hill of fare
The Wl! of fare wHi in spice of it Jm
tjocs t only a scoondarj- coraidagnttan on
the rora f the evening. Whfla tt b
123 to 127 K. iMain Street-
Inventory has brought
out a lot of goods in each
stock to be sacraficed. You
can buy fine goods at the
price of cheap stuff this
MTFXSOX & McNAMARA.
NEW V2RK S
Another invoice of 1,440 pairs celebrated fancy
stripe, gents half hose, at 5 cents,
former price, 15 cents.
isa&W GASH H5NDSRS2K
New Stock Just Received. Call and see Them
Style and Prices Can't be Beat.
ENO FURNITURE CO
106 West Douglas Avenue.
intended that all tho physical wants of the
audience shall bo satisfied, tho mam ob
ject of the evening is to entertain aud dt
light the mental man.
The reguiar monthly meeting of the Hu
mane Society will be held today, Friday,
at 3 o'clock in Dr. Stevenson's office in
Sedgwick block. Officers and committees
are especially requested to be in attend
ance By order of president.
Mia. E. J. Foster, Secretary
The Women's Missionary Society of the
First Presbyterian church will meet this
afternoon at 4 o'clock in the lecture room
of the church.
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Control
Christian church will meet this afternoon
at 2 o'clock with Mrs. Richards, liilfi North
Fifth aveuue. Come prepared for work.
M. A. SlNGEK, Sucrotary.
Tho regular monthly meeting of the di
rectors of tho City hospital will bo held
this, Friday, afternoon at a o'clock at hov
pitul parlors. By order of the president.
r. m. a a.
Tomorrow night the regular Saturday
night young mens' meeting will le hold in
the lecture rooms of the First Presbyterian
church instead of in the Y. M C. A. rooms.
This change is made and tho mooting
thrown open to both ladles and gentlomen
to accommodate all who may desire to at
tend and hear Mr Holmes, general secre
tary of the Y. M. C. A. at Topeka, speak on
foreign missions and especially of tho na
tional missionary conference to bo held at
Indiana jiolis next month. All intorasied
please note thN change.
Delia Pasters sues her husband, "William
Pasters, in the district court for a divorce,
setting forth as causes of action, first,
adultery; second, extreme cruelty; third,
abuse, and fourth, failure to provide.
A marriage license wa issued yesterday
in the prolmto court to Christ J. Simon
and Mrs. M. K. Chapman, both of "Wicnita.
Judge Buckner was engaged yesterday in
vestigating certain claims against various
COMMOK PLEAS COURT.
The common pleas court will convene
this morning for tho transaction of the
regular court work. No important imum
were filed in this court ye&terday.
Bill Horton got into a light yesterday
and will be held to an account this morn
ing. Two drunks wh paid (5 according
to custom. Jackson Peurce vm arrested
ou a state warrant. uppofld to be impli
cated in )ine of the recent small burgla
lies. The collection of a number of back
lines made up yesterday's work in th
The usual round of civil work occupied
the justice.' conrto yterday. There are
several criminal warranto out, wane of
which will likely be returned today.
A Great bclnntlht Mck Gambler.
It was a time of mad anrewt of down
right monomania In private rerfdescea
and public Lalb. in London reception
room, in hotel and tho stable of betels,
among gypnie and costerrnoagrs, nothing
was !poken of bet the Btate of the ahart
market, the prospect of projected Uses, th
good fortune of the ortier or potboy wbo,
bg a lncfcy etroke of bturine, bad cleared
10,000 High and low, rich and poor,
Joined in U retffcJfvs game Daring usj
prof esirional connection with railways I en
dured three week' mbvery. It a net !
faated ambition, it ww not a rejected irnit;
1 It was not tho hardahip endured In either
I ode or field, but it wm the powssion of
! ortaln ehares which I purchased in one of
bur, U42 biiCiA aihsm.
The iihare 1it of the day prortd the wind
ing sheet of roy poaos of mind. I waa
haunted by the Stock Exchcxxs. Then,
now, I lorod the bin tpaa at heaven; but
when I found mrli regexdiaa it morning
after raorniag. not with tha fresh )oy
which in my dsya o tasocravi it had
brocffht me, but mIbIj frith roterwoce to
lta pofcirfbie effect, through the harvest,
upon thf thare markst. I became at length
to aaTaca with myself that coining re
mained bat to go itrwTx to my brokers and
rrat away the sham as an ttxnrvA thins.
Thus bean " fim& ended, without tsther
gain or loam, ray rafhr&T gaablias. Pro
fc&sor John JyoAall In merest
A Tattoo-4 Vftrmwa.
Her l a tattoo taat I hard to beat,
pvrsned the prof eTr. & h exhibited a
photograph of a tattooed UAyt bade, eon
taisiasr what he dcoUred to bs th net
dhc&i and edaixnrate decigss errr pirtak
iato a hniaan form. It rfprewtsted Bl
Gtorge rancud on a ptanfog abaes-.
sritk his lane: upraijwd, in ti &t of mb
doiag his old enrsxT. th slrznm.
The jwaas lady, who sat awdaryf P
a week la a Farieisa esrem forcajrytaf
this pkee of art mcvvud & horahooJ
oar bta&a, U caimjtmg te b ol
nmd claim to bsv b-ca zrij hmtm4
ia4 of jd fcr to KWStHu
&lo-rv u ?
123 to 127 3". !Main Street
Too liberal buying of sum
mer goods as shown by our
stock taking compells us to
take loss and close them.
Short lengths and rem
nants of fine goods must go.
MCNSOX Jt McNAUAKA.
J. R. HOLLIDAT,
All Goods Warranted.
Tol. 205. 221 K Douglas,
Sunday exeslng, Aajmn S, ISM.
MISS HELEN FLAVIN
of Liverpool. Hoclaad. wttt dttvr ter clabtai4
"EATIXEH :-: I)AIES,,
THE liKPKIt PRIEST.
The lecture will oeatalR s craibt deMriptfoa ot
the Ilwatltn ntxl their cmry ml tr a Mtrr
ot tfiat dercuUul Mamrga of kuaisMjr. LoKtnr.
Tieki oa tale at HKtiw Irc tfam. WJi
A fair average fnriffht car load la eatl
mnted ut 00,000 pounds.
On a "Htondard" gauge railroad ther&Ila
aro 4 feet and 0 inched upaxt.
Tho first elevated railway waa projected
in New York city in 1871 and completed in
Tho largest locomotive now in uwi
weigh 7 tona and has twrlvo driving
Ifcwna not until 1S20 that aultablo ma
chinery wiu dcrvjactl for rolling nUla into
other that flotahapca
Jojcph Smith reountly recovered 130,000
fromth Now York Central Itaibroad com
pany for injuries caaaed by a deftctiTo
A "bonrt" locomotive wrw once devtoed
which vna operated by a horse treading an
endlena platform. Thia drew a car at tho
rate of twelve mile oa hour.
Tho New York, Lake Erio and "Wojtern
railroad ahangixi tho gnage of its entira
line from 0 feet to4eotalncbfti in a sin
gle Sunday without tho stoppacn of tmina.
The aggregKt extent of raRrooda In ths
United State ia more than f our times a
great aa that of Croat Iritinaad la great
er than that of all the rat of tho-workl pot
The Forth brithrvtho grvaiewt railroad
viaduct in tho world, is &0 feet loo. W
fM high; kmgthof Jongtatjpon, 1,710 &;
depth of lowest cahwon below fahjdi wUr
mark, & ?ct
Borne ten wheel expitws engiDTTetly
conatrnrtcrl for an t&Arrn road ham with
out diIUcnl.7 haukd reventorn panmsypr
co&cbnt up a 117 tX grd at mart thirty
miles an hour.
Where tha TJnioa PacSSe railroad crowse
the Ebvck HflLi t U SJHi feet abora the
ljvel of the s&. t acrcR4 Jkath of
ita tunnsia b S.CCO ttvtr, Che aoproximats
coxt wft C&JSffi per mile.
It La taid that U. tfe trial of an tkctrts
j betlliafatnsu'CoinBibaAll prist amiA
be readeo a card when the ttht wn more
than a ir-S-s away TIk light w rWbU
! when right saUx. dfctiOt.
j Th IJaJtioof and Obo nolrr-ad w
CJmmrooed in 5; U Mwrk aad
Hudoe la IWfc to Ntw Yazk mmd Hrt
In 18 the Ifow Yt, w IIfano 4
j Hartiord wn epcd Jn ; ! ftmmji-
of Kew Jkv-7 ws eopd to Jy
City ha 1M4; the Kew York Ctw d
IlndAon Hrwr w hw-rasd tf rommlAir
Lob ef W udm -. .Jn
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