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To the Editor of the Eagle.
Please announce me as a candidate for the office
of county superintendent, subject to the decision of
the Republican convention. .-..
To the Editor of the Eagle.
Pleae announce me as a canlddate for re-election
to the office of Clerk of tho District court of Sedg
wick county, subject to the action ot the Republican
county convention. Respectfully,
Wichita, Kan.. .Tune 3. ISM. 'ditHf'wt't
W. S. Morris is a candidate for re-election to the
office of county attorney, subject to the decision or
mo jtepuuiirauoiuuiy lumciiuum
. ....iu.t ni..hn nHla rt Hnimtv Atfnrnpv
of Sedgwick county, subject to the action of tho Re
publican county convention. I. P. CAMntELL.
II. C. Smith, of Valley Center, announces himself
as candidate for commissioner from First district,
subject to tho act ion ot tho Republican convention.
Mr. John D. Doty, of Lincoln, Neb., is at
Mr. P. J. Conklin, of Kingman, is at tho
Mr. S. A Berry, of Kansas City, is at
Mr. F. E. Kay, of St. Louis, is at tho
Mr. F. G-. Wood, of Chicago, is regis
tered at the Carey.
Mr. G. F. Frecn, of New York, is among
guest at the Metropole.
W. H. Wisncr, of Kingfisher, Oklahoma
Territory, is in the city.
Mr. W. T. McFee, of Clearwater, is stop
pins at the Occidental.
Mr. T. Barnard, of Wellington, was at
the Manhattan yesterday.
Mr. C. H. Brown, of Kansas City, was at
the Manhattan la&t night.
Mr. T. C. Bucknell, of St. Louis, was at
the Occidental last night.
1. "VVm Tlrmws find f.iniilv. of Fort
Scott, aro at the Occidental.
Mr. C. B. Strohm, of Arkansas City,
was at the Carey labt night.
Attorney J. E. Hume left last night for
Topeka to attend to legal matters.
Miss Vashti E. Liggette left yesterday
fo? a visit to St. Louis and Indianapolis.
Mr. Harry Havs, assistant postmaster of
Greencastlc, lndf., is visiting Iriends in the
Mr. W. H. Wishart, traveling passenger
agent of the Bock Island, was in the city
Mr. W. C. Melville of the Frisco, was in
the city yesterday looking up the patron
age of his road.
Mr. F. C. Smith, the Rock Island train
master of tho southwest division, was in
Mr. W. K. McFarlain, assistant to tho
general manager of Rock Island, was in
the city yesterday.
Mr. T. J. Rogers returned yesterday
from Kansas City where he went on busi
ness for a few days.
Miss Nina E. Liggette, of Munson &
McNamara, left for Boston, New York
and other eastern cities yesterday.
Mrs. Mary C. Osgood, who has been vis
iting her dauchier, Mrs. William Kincaid
and family, oSg North Fourth avenue, for
several months, left for her home in Port
land, Me., yesterday.
Prof. John M. Bloss will lecture at
Lewis academy this evening. Free.
A kit of tools stolen from North Mosley
was recovered by the police yesterday.
Mr. Edwin M. Dodd, of tho Wichita
Cornice works, is in Guthrie on business.
Messrs. Frank J. Cooper & Co. havo
opened a branch drug house at the stock
It is rumored that the city council will
hold a special meeting tonight to make the
tax levy for 1SW-91.
A waitress at the Metropole was robbed
of $60 in cash yesterday and as yet the
money has not been recovered.
Three members of the family of Mr. A.
G. Ritz. residing on North Hydraulic
avenue' are down with malerial fever.
The Water company has just completed
the removal of the old wooden mains from
River street and the substitution of iron.
The electric cars aro now running to the
West Side via Douglas avenue and south
on Main street, on schedule time, giving a
5f teen minute service.
Miss Jennie Meagher, for twelve years
ono of the teachers in the government
schools of the territory is spending her
vacation with Mrs. Dan Parks.
A pistol discharged by accident in the
rear of Trimble Bros. &Threlkeld yester
day evening at 7 o'clock, attracted the
usual crowd in less than a minute.
Hon. Jacob Stotler, of Wellington, who
bad been down to the congressional con
vention of the Second district,stopped over
In the city for a few hours yesterday after
noon. j. A- Walker, of Cheney, was in the city
yesterday. Mr. Walker is president of the
Cheney creamery, and reports that indus
try in a flourishing condition. The cream
ery makes nbout five hundred pounds of
butter a-day,. and is about twenty-live
hundred pounds behind their orders-
THK2OB3LA.Xi IX PKOGBESS.
The Normal at the Lewis academy is
still in progress covering proposed ground
with rapidity and conscientions accuracy.
The interest is keot up and every day
brings something new to urge the members
to renewed exertions.
Professor Charles' class in grammar
handled the adverb yesterday denning and
classifiying it. Difficult constructions
were discussed at length. The exact force
and significance of the adverb was made
clear and its correct usage exemplified by
numerous and curious sentences.
In reading there was a review drill upon
selections illustrating force. The distinc
tion between noise and force was a theme
The bookkeeping class labored with the
theory of posting and the work preparatory
to closing the ledger. How much the
theoretical bookkeeper has to learn before
he is able to take charge of a practical set
of books was compared with how little the
practical bookkeeper knows about the art
of bookkeeping as taught in the schools.
The teacher who gives the pupil a clear
idea of the necessity for keeping books and
a general idea of the theory has done his
part and the learning rests with the pupil.
The natural philosophy class was pre
sided over by Mr. Waller, Prof. Naylor
taking a back seat. The topics discussed
were the pressure ofliquids and gases,
the laws governing them, and their utility.
Respiration was the topic considered by
the 'A" physiology class, special atten
tion being given to the anatomy of those
organs. One amusing point was that a
line was accidently drawn, connecting
Dodge City (which was located on a map
of Kansas left on the board from
geography) with a sketch of a vital organ
of the human anatomy. Those who have
been in Dodge will see the point.
In constitution quite a spirited dis
cussion was indulged in regarding the
salaries of members of congress. It was
decided that they received sufficient com
pensation to enable them to live in grand
style and not use all of their income.
Teachers who think their pronunciation
is perfect should visit Miss Brybon's clas3
and get a few pointers.
The talk between times yesterday was
regarding the lecture this evening by Prof.
Bloss. Expectations run high and it is
safe to say none will be disappointed.
The lectures by leading physicians are a
feature of the normal and greatly add to
the interest of the coruse. It is a feature
that will be continued.
The watermelon reporter is dead. The
victim of that bright idea that he had.
One of the ladies has kindly volunteered
to furnish normal notes to tho papers.
The social features of the normal would
be interesting and should be given more
Teaching and learning sometimes get
THAT SUjK. WOMAN.
Yesterday a warrant was issued in Squire
Mosley's court for the arrest of Maggie J.
Palmer on a charge of embezzlement, Ella
Sipo being the complainant. The com
plaint sets forth that the defendant fraudu
lently obtained money from the com
plainant to the amount of $100 which she
the defendant, had appropriated to her
own uses. Miss Palmer's whereabouts
were known to be in Medicine Lodge and
Deputy Ratlifl! served the war
rant in that place last eve
ning. Some time ago tho EAGLE
made reference o some of her transactions
in dealing with parties having silk to sell
and no explanation was vouchsafed al
though one was invited.
Miss Palmer was the moving spirit in
the Southern Kansas Silk Association
whose object was the formation of a silk
colony. The preliminary steps towards
tho formation of this colony have been
taken and much of the money paid in. The
office has since been closed here and
Miss Palmer's apparent coolness with
regard to tho colony has given rise
suspicions on the part of the colonists and
is the foundation of the present charge.
Several different properties were leased
for the purpose ot starting the colonists in
the work of actual silk raising but some
excuse has been found to cancel these
agreements and as yet she has taken no
definite or satisfactory steps. Aside from
this phase of her work she would accept
silk to sell on commission and it is assert
ed that very unsatisfactory returns were
made of these sales.
The friends of Miss Palmer in this city
say that Miss Palmer will be able to ex
plain everything in a satisfactory manner
and will be able to account for every cent
of money in her possession. They allege
that certain difficulties have been encoun
tered which have delayed her in the forma
tion of the colony and that on her return
the matters will all be clared up.
Last night the police was notified by
telegram of a couple of runaway boys
from Herrington, Kansas. According to
the instructions of the telegram Officer
Wood met the Rock Island train and
found no difficulty in locating the boys.
They were taken to the station where they
will be held until the arrival of their
father who is expected here early this
morning. They gave their names as Weld
on Knitzly and Rodda Cloud aged respect
ively twelve and sixteen. Kintzly's
father is the express agent at Herrington
audit is he who will likely come after the
runaways. Cloud had $S3 on his person
which had been given to him by Kintzly
and he said that ho was offered 25 to ac
company him. Kintzly said the amonnt
was originally $9o but they had spent $10
in an outfit and for railway tickets, 'lhe
older of the two boys seemed to have no
particular object in running away ex
cept to accompany his young friend.
Kintzly did not have any very
definite object in view either
beyond a Quixotic thirst for adventure.
The plan was rather vague but the nation
as they termed it was tho goal of their
ambition where they hoped to achieve
fame and fortune on the dime novel order.
Their arrest last night was a severe blow
to their hopes and the ignominy of such
an unexpected defeat weighed heavily on
their minds. Kintzly said the monev was
his nmi. that he had saved it from time to
time and had only given it to his father for
Their only solicitude last night was how
they could find on opportunity to continue
their journey and revive the thrilling
scenes of early days such as they bad read
Doubtless on their return home the boys
will be taught to see the error of their
ways according to the methods in vogue
in early days.
WOXDERFCL, TO HIM.
F. M. Worrall, a representative of the
"Iron Age" who was in the city yesterday,
called on the Eagle. Mr. W. said he had
been spending the summer in Colorado,
Nebraska, Kansas and Texas in the inter
est of the Iron Age and the interests and
iron manufacturers. In speaking of the
times and towns in the west he said that
Wichita was the greatest surprise he had
struck. He said it was no use to talk
about parrallel towns to Wichita in the
west for they did not exist. And taking
the character of the public improvements
and cost he said he knew of no city east or
west of twenty-five thousand, old or young
which could show such a court house,
such a city hall, such a Y. M. C. A. build
ing and so many fine public school build-
ings. "You must be," he remarked, "a
wonderfully wealthy and wonderfully en
terprising people." He said he never saw
so many fine streets with such costly
modern pavements in so young a city, nor
a city of twenty-five thousand people, with
sixty-five miles of completed sewers. And
then he went back to the subject of the
county and city buildings. There is but
To the Editor of tho Eagle.
I notice in the last few days two articles
urging the consolidation of the hospitals
in this city. There is no reason why the
Wichita and City hospitals should not, but
there are several reasons why they should
be consolidated. For several years the
Benevolent Home, now known as the
Wichita hospital, was the only institution
of the kind in the city. Then the St.
Francis was established and is supported
mainly by the Catholic church. Then
came the City hospital. The Wich
ita and City hospitals were started and
have been controlled by women belonging
to the different churches of the city, and
fire entirely non-sectarian. In starting and
conducting these institutions, they have
done a good and noble work. Their having
received aid from the city and county
ought not to take from them any praise
that is their due.
But the time has come when these two
hospitals should be united. The fact that
the Wichita is attended by alopathy and
the city by homeopathic physicians should
not be allowed to stand in the way,
as in the consolidation the rights and
privileges of the two schools could be sat
isfactorily arranged. If it is desired that
the consolidated institution be retained by
the ladies, and as they havo originated and
have so well conducted the two, they
ought not to be ignored, each board as it
now exists could say who of its members
should be members of the new board, lim
iting the number so as not to make it too
The city has been giving to each of
these hospitals $900 a year. The county
has been giving to each 400 a year, mak
ing to the two $2,600 a year from the city
and county. One has been paying $900 a
year rent, the other -5400. Thus one-half
of the allowance from the city and county
has gone for the one item of rent. There
are now two sets of house officers to pay
and two houses to heat. The case stands
about this way:
City and county to the two hos
pitals S 2,600
Rent for two houses $1,300
Fuel for two houses 200
Matrons for two houses (500
Cooks for two houses 210 2.&10
Thus leaving for all other purposes only
$260 out of the public allowance. The rest
of the expenses to be made up by private
subscriptions and donations. The sub
subscriptious and donations havo fallen off
very much during the past year, caused
by the hard times.
One hospital under the control of an ef
ficent and experienced superintendent and
matron would do all the work done by the
two, quite as effectually and with but one
rent to pay, one house to heat, and ono set
of employes to pay, at very much less ex
pense. The building now used by either
hospital would bo large enough for the
consolidated hospital and is as well adapt
ed for the purposes as any building not
specially built for the purpose,
Bta headlines in the Eac-le announce
that'Wichita is "once more a winner." A
"bis jobbing house" says it is coming.
The jobbing house that conies shrieking
into a town asking for a bonus is like the
big circus when it gets all the money it
can it folds its tents and steals away.
That is all to true as a rule. But tho
"big jobbing houso" to which the Champ
ion alludes asked no bonus, concession or
advantage. The truth is, outside of the
principals and their lawyer, nobody in
Wichita ever heard a whisper of tho mat
ter until tho lease for the building had
been nogotiated for and secured. The
only bonus the firm wanted consisted of
the superior advantages presented by the
city for the jobbing trade, advantages of
location, advantages of railway facilities
and advantage of prestige as the only job
bing point within two hundred miles.
The Champion's attention is called to the
half-page list of wholesaling and manu
facturing concerns boasted by Wichita
and found elsewhere in this paper. That
list of itself and it is strictly correct as
far as it goes is evidence enough that
Wichita as a jobbing point is witout a
rival so far as tho territory she is endeav
oring to serve is concerned.
THE COiLS TIGHTENING.
Some little time back reference was made
in the EAGLE to a Texas man, formerly a
resident of Wichita, who had appropriated
upwards of SG00 that was sent to him to
pay off a mortgage on certain lots in this
city. Tho reflection was rather broad
since a great many Wichita men have been
sojourning in Texas to their sorrow. The
gentleman who is the main victim is in
New York and claims to havo been de
frauded by tho same party in other ways.
The Wichita victim is not so
badly off having foreclosed on his
mortgage and is now in possession of the
property, which, of course, is worth the
money. Criminal proceedings will prob
ably be commenced in a few days when the
matter will get publicity in the courts.
This result can only be averted by the par
ty in question squaring things at once,
which it is renorted he is unable to do.
There is only one man in Wichita who
knows the party and refuses to give up the
name, but produces tho evidence of the
THE REPLRLICAN 1MU31ARIES.
According to announcement the Repub
lican primaries will be held this afternoon
between the hours of four and seven to
elect delegates to the county convention.
An effort has been made among the busi
ness men to be well represented and those
who ignore the primaries will have a poor
show to find fault later on.
The place of meeting in the various
wards will be the usual voting places.
First ward Cooper's livery barn on
South Main street.
Second ward Sternberg's former office
on Main street near Third.
Third ward Emporia ave livery bam.
Fourth ward Corner of Lawrence av
enue and Oak street.
Fifth ward O. Martinson's office.
Sixth ward Corner of Douglas and Ida
MARKET STREET PAVEMENT.
Alderman Schnitzler in speaking of pav
ing matters yesterday said he supposed
the Market street canal would receive at
tention pretty soon. In its present condi
tion the wheels of vehicles were liable to
be broken and at the same time the edge
of the pavement would suffer. As the
street had been relinquished by the street
car company with the silent consent of the
city the burden of paving would naturally
fall on the tax payers. -Is the property
had been once assessed there was no way
out of the difficulty except to have the im
provement made by the city at large.
There were several objections to this plan,
of course, but ihe legal objections would
be so purely technical they would not
stand, and any scheme was better than let
ting it alone as it is.
The Garfield Post met last night as an
nounced with an unusually large attend
ance. Dr. C. C. Furley was elected senior
vice commander to succeed M.W. Coulter,
deceased. William G. Kay and W. D.
McCormickwere mustered and other busi
ness disposed of, of equal interest and im
portance. Y. 31. C. A.
Next Sunday is to be observed by the Y.
M. C. A.s all over this state as Mid Sum
mer Rally day. Preparations are being
made by the Wichita Association to have
a service of unusual interest. Rev. Dr.
Van Dyke, of New Albany, Ind., will de
liver the address and Rev. B. F. Watson
of this city will sing some of his choice se
The Republican primaries for the Fourth
ward will be held on Thursday afternoon
between the hours of 4 p. m. and 7 p.m.,
August 7, 1890, at the corner of Lawrence
avenue and Oak street, for the purpose of
selecting delegates to the county conven
tion to bo held on Saturday, August 9,
1S90. N. E. Harsiox,
A R. MUSELLER,
A. E. Helm,
Geo. H. Swope,
ANNOUNCE Jl ENTS.
DEGREE OF HONOR.
Regular meeting of the Degree of Honor
this evening. A full attendance is desired.
Tha ladies' society of the German Evan
gelical Lutheran church will meet this
Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Suhre, 1103 Cherry street, corner Tenth.
All members and friends of the society are
cordially invited to attend.
WICHITA LODGE NO. ISO K. OF P.
Regular meeeting of Wichita Lodge No.
1S9 K. of P. tonight at S sharp. Work in
the first rank. A full attendance i3 re
quested. F. S. Hotchkiss, C. C.
Chas. M. Felchelmer, K. of R. and S.
GRASSHOPPER HANJO AND GLEE CLUB.
The Grasshopper Banjo and Glee Club
was organized last night in the office of
Major Niederlander with the following
charter members: Ralph Niederlander,
Carl Niederlander, George Lewis, Sherman
Skinner, Benjamin Glaze. Lewis Lin
denuth, W. G. Hoffman, M. C. Yiele,
Frank Jones, George Chapman, Ed. Camp
bell, Bruce Priddy, Fenton Clark, Thomas
Newcombe, Walter Fouts and E.
Z. Hoffman. E. Z. Hoffman
was cosen manager and Ralph
Niederlander was made secretary. The
club will moet twice a week and tho busi
ness of the next meeting will be the selec
tion of an instructor. Guitars, mando
lins and banjoes will constitute the music
and the club hopes to be in good shape by
the opening of tho winter season. The
young ladies may expect lots of serenading
this winter and they want to havo tho
windows fixed so they will slide easy.
The boys are preparing for a spirited cam
paign. Mrs. Susan Cypher of Conway Springs
and Mrs. Delia Hawksfords (nee Cypher)
of Seattle, Washington, are visiting the
family of Mr. Win. Drake of 741 South
Miss Dickinson, tho popular principal of
tho Carlton school, returned yesterday
from an extended visit to t ho east. She
proposes to make several visits to different
parts of the state before settling down to a
serious consideration of school matters.
Messrs. Charles Potter and Silas Davis,
of Clinton, Ind., were at the Valley House
last night on a prospecting trip. They say
that Kansas is not as good represented to
them, but it is so far ahead of Indiana that
a big immigration may be expected from
that state this fall.
Mr. John Gray, a farmer residing near
the eastern line of this county, has been in
bad health for some time. Yesterday ho
drove to this city and upon his arrival at
501 East Douglas avenue, was overcome
with heat. Dr. C. C. Allen was called and
rendered medical assistance.
When the Santa Fo pulled out yester
day noon from the union depot it had on
three extra Pullman cars filled with ex
cursionists for the G. A. R. encampment
at Boston. There was an even one hun
dred in the party a partial list of which
has been already published. A program
had been prepared by ono of the party and
had received general endorsement. Each
day was mentioned and a good time was
the most noticeable thing on it.
W. E. Morris arrived in the city several
weeks ago and began looking around in a
quiet way The scarcity of rain did not
warp nis judgment, however, and he made
up his mind to stay here. He has just con
cluded the purchase of the Wichita Marble
works at 244 North MainS treet. In speak
ing of tho matter yesterday he said he had
not had time yet to know if he was satis
fied with the present business field, but, be
that as it might, he was satisfied about the
future, and that was what he was banking
The talk of consolidating tho hospitals
has become general and it seems to be a
favorite topic of comment. The enemies
of the scheme are not saying much, but
they will be heard from in good time. A
prominent physician said that from a fair
standpoint there could be no objection to
it, but from a professional standpoint
there was one, which he thought, how
ever, could be over come. It would be
impracticable for different schools to oper
ate in the charity wards, but the physi
cians might consolidate into one school.
Which school might seem to be a ques
tion to outsiders, but professional men
knew how the fraternity is leaning and
tbis idea of consolidation would likely
develop a feeling that that is growing in
Daniel A. Goodwin vs. Caroline M.
Graves; judgment for plaintiff for $1,979.65,
also for Farmers Loan and Investment
company for $263. John Van R, Hoff vs
Charles F. Beai; iudgment in favor of
defendent. S. E. Jocelyn vs Beai for
$165.25. Isreal Nash vs. G. I. Rankin;
judgment for plaintiff for tXQ, also favor
Farmers Trust and Loan company for
$149.30. Cynthia Center vs William Ber
ney et al; judgment for plaintiff for $1,425.
A number of real estate sales were also
confirmed. The district court will remain
in session today for the furtherance of the
A marriage license was issued yesterday
in the probate court to J. A. Mitchell, of
Cheney, and Mattie Williams, of Fort
Scott. " Copy of letters of guardianship of
an insane person certified. The investiga
tion of claims against different estates and
an examination of administrators' settle
ments occupied Judge Buckner yesterday.
COMMON PLEAS COCRT.
Judge BaMerston t? absent from his ac
customed place, having made one of the
party to the G. A. R. encampment. An
unusual quiet pervades this tempi qI jus
tice, its soul having departed, and its dig
nity is only ignored by tbe warm
.acthern breezes that ruthlessly disturb
the documentary evidences of men's differ
ences. JTJSnCES" COCS7.
W. H. Palmer read the Eagle and fcnr.d
that he would be fined $L00 and went be
fore Judge Barrett yesterday to plead
guilty. When, however, he learned there
was SS.00 in costs to be added to that he
withdrew his plea and demanded a triaL
The case will be heard Friday on a charge
of disturbing the peace. The case of Al
gaier occupied the most of the day in Jus
tice Keenan's court. The defendant is
charged with embezzlement and the point
at issue is, whether he has a partner or
agent authorized to retain funds collected
or simply an employee, and therefore guil
ty of a defalcation. The court took the
matter under advisement at its conclusion.
A warrant was issued in Justice Mosley's
court charging Maggie J. Palmer with em
bezzling funds to the amount of $100 be
longing to Ella Sipe, for whom she was
acting as agent.
The Gore belligerents were discharged
hy tho court with the understanding that
all causes of enmity should be buried.
Jackson Pearce, Robert Jacobs and Fred
Jacobs were three boys run in on a charge
of petty larceny. The first mentioned was
fined $10 and in default of which was sen
tenced to the rock pile. The last two men
tioned were released by the court because
they had been under the dominance of
Pearce all through the transaction. The
disposition of a few petty offenders from
the preceding day made up the day's
work in this court.
The Triton Boat club, of Newark, N. J.,
is much elated over the success of its four
tared crew at tho People's regatta at Phil
adelphia on July 4. The arrangements ara
already well under way to have not onlj
their present winning crew but other rep
resentatives of the club present at tho Na
tional regatta on Lake Quinsigamond, at
Worcester, Mass., on Aug. 12.
The contests for the amateur swimming
ahampionships of America will be held in
the vicinity of New Ycrk city during
August. The events will be 100 yards and
1 mile. Last year W. C. Johnson, of the
Varuna Boat club, won the former and A.
Meffert, of the Manh-ittan Athletic club,
captured tho latter. Both are in training
now for the events they excel in, it indi
cations are that more competitor will be
on hand thiaiime than ever beforo for tho
ten years thoflxture has been held. Both
Johnson and Meffert now belong to the
Herman Braun, who formerly represent
ed the Pastime Athletic club, and who was
first in the 100 yard race for four years up
to 1888, may be a competitor this year un
der the colors of the New York Athletio
Tho list of honor men at Cambridge uni
versity of England this year includes sev
eral oarsmen and athletes who have won
victories for their college this year.
Concerning William O'Connor's defeat
by Stonsbury, the Australian, in their re
cent scull race for the world's champion
ship, many prominent oarsmen ara of tho
opinion that O'Connor could not havo
been at his best, owing to the feeling of un
certainty he has had since his arrival in
Australia concerning a fair match. O'Con
nor has said that there had been moro
dickering and small play in tho Antipodes
in regard to any one rowing him than ho
had ever before soen.
Professor Galton, the celebrated swim
ming instructor of Dublin, Ireland, advises
people who are teaching others to swim to
sit in a punt or on a rock with a stout stick
10 or 15 feet in length, at the end of which
is a cord with 4 feet or so of loops. Tho
learner puts himself into'tho loops, and the
teacher play3 him as a fisherman would
play a fish in water that is well out of his
depth, giving him just enough support to
keep him up. After a few lessons many
boys require no support at all, and swim
with the rope dangling slack about them.
They can then shift for themselves.
Babies In rublic.
When one sees daily, as ono does, the
criminal carelessness and ignorance with
which the babies of the world are treated
by their mothers, ono wonders that the
race has ever managed to live through its
teething period. One awful hot day a
woman got into a crowded elevated car
with a small baby in her arms. Of course
somebody gave her a scat, and she took it,
holding tho baby down across her knoes. In
spite of the day tho little thing had a veil
over its face though just why thoro
should always bo a fixed and eternal re
lationship between veils and babies is one
of the marvels of creation. And it had on
not only a veil, but a heavy wadded coat as
well, and thoro it lay in all those wrappings
on its mother's lap, with a porspiring mass
of humanity close around it, too low for a
breath of fresh air, and It gaspod and
panted while that mother sat up and
thought herself a kindly disposed and
Christian woman, no doubt. What the
baby should have done to havo done itsell
credit was to havo died right then and
there. A proper spirited baby would.
New York Evening Sun.
Borlo Add for Soils.
An author holds that boils aro produced
by germs which becomo transferred from
one bair follicle to another, and accord
ingly institutes a treatment based on the
antiseptic actionfof boric add. Ho applies
to the extremities a. saturated eolation oi
borio acid and alcohol. On other parta ol
tho body ho applies boric pdd in substance,
and covers it with wadding, which Is fre
quently moistened with alcohol. When
the affection is-in the nostril tho solution
is applied with a brush. When the bofb
are in the external ear he makes an incision
only when he-is certain that pus is present
and -the center ai the follicle can be reached.
Otherwise the treatment consists in bath
ing the ear wtth boric solution. When the
outbreak of boils is general boric baths an
used. Boston Journal of Commerce.
The board of trade-has awarded a gold
medal to Pedro Bilva and silTer medals
and sums of raonayto IsHro Goal, Fxan
chv Usojaga, Siaoon Earaos, Felipe Ca
harsn aadJSantlago Ackifiad, in recogni
tion q hateeervices hi rescukrln aahow
bootbe survivors oi two.boats' crew of
tho British steMc?r Black Prince, which
boots capsized on the bar of Coataoooakos,
Mexico, on Jan. 0, 1SS0. Exchange.
"VThat HI Grandmother Said.
At a country wedding some years ago
there was one uncomfortable guest. He
had run o'er from the next town on a laie
train, and by some chance of traTel his
trunk "was lost on the -way At such a
time the calamity was a serious one, for
the trunk contained his dress suit and
there -was no possible way of replacing it
At first he declared that he would not
attend the wJdiu at all, but fig ally he
yielded to thfersuasioas of fho facdly
and managed to forgec hxi woes in the en
joyment of a hilanons sapper,
"Weil said soma one as the gueu
wrre retiring to their rooms, "after all
these good things we shall probably tee
our grandmothers to-night."
Next morning the yoinjf man who had
lacked his dress miU asd bad in conse
quence suffered asoniea of nsiai' over his
gray trousers, wa the last to enter tbe
"Hallo, Jim" called a son of the house.
"Did you ee yoar grandmother? "
I did." wm the fcolema reply.
"Well, what did ehe tay to you"
"She st.down by nry bwlside and looked
at rne long and eriouly. Then the
said, in a voice fall ef nhass and horror,
Jim, where did you sst thoe licht troc
iers?' ''Youth' Companies.
123 to 127 X. Main Street.
Imported Cotton Challies,
handsome designs, 12ic.
12i cent Challies 10 cents.
10 cent Challies 7 cents.
12i cent, 1-L cent and 15
cent Ginghams 10 cents.
Summer goods going be
low cost this week.
MUNSON & ilCMAilARA.
NEW ysEic s
500 yards ''Dragon," fast black Organdy, to be sold
at 20 cents, worth 30 cents.
500 vards fast black Organdy at 12i cents, worth
500 yards White Plaid Nainsook at 12i cants and lo
cents, worth 20 cents and 25 cents.
Large invoice of Ladies' Yassar shirts at 1.25 and
$1.50, worth 81.50 and 2.00. .
1,000 pair Gent's hose at 5 cents, cheap at 10 cents.
2,000 pair Misses1 hose at 5 cents, very chap at 10
2,000 pair Ladies' hose at 5 cents, worth 10 cents.
AYe mil open Monday morning 5.000 worth of new
ThU "Woman TTaa a Gooti Traveler.
One morning recently Mrs. Charles Pen
nypackex completed her arrangements for
a trip to Yisifcher son in Chicago, and went
to Philadelphia to secure her place on the
train. Station Agent McMlchacl, of West
Chester, had at her request telegraphed to
PflUadelphia tho previous evening before 0
o'clock to have reserved for her a berth In
tho middle section on the Ne-sv York and
Chicago limited express, so Kre. Penny-
packer, on reaching the Brood 6trcot ate.- .
tion, went to tho ticket agent and asked '
for her ticket to Chicago on the iimlteu.
Shcwus greatly surprised -when tho ticket
agent Raid; "I cant reil you a-ticket for
ttat train. Every jJoco is. taken, and you'll
have to wait until to-morrow." In vain
Bhe told him she had telegraphed tho pre
vious evening and secured her berth; tho
agent had received ao such moseago, the
record waa'not on hi books, and no Kcctlon
had been saved. Mrs. Pennypackerhad no
idea of giving up yot, bo erro ivenMo tho
Pullman office, stated her esse, and found
that there, too, no mcesago had been re
ceived from West Chester, and there
seemed to bo no way by -which ahe could
secure her rights and go her -way that day.
But this plucky West Chcstcriady was
not yet discouraged, and determined to aift
tho matter to Ita source that tho blame
might rest on the proper shoulders. Bo re
turning to tho ticket office she inquired for
the telegraph office, and being directed to
the third floor she ascended to it, ac
companied by tho friend with whom, she
had gono to the city. There sbo asked
again if Mr. McMichael's incasogo ,of tho
previous evening had bean received, and
again sho was given a nopprtlvo reply by
the young man after he had examined his
"Let me boo your book, ;tfoaso," said
Mrs. Pennypacker. A woman can always
do things hotter than a man. The opera
tor politely handed her tho book, and the
lady was not slow in finding the following
record: "Save lower berth, mlddlo Bection,
on New York and Chicago limited to-morrow
for Mrs. Charles IL Pennypacker,
West Chester (Signed) W. A M." Hav
ing nhown tho discovery to the operator,
she requestod him to give her a copy of tho
same. The younx man did ro, and thus
for tho first time the message from West
Chester left the room In which it had been
Mrs. Pennypacker curried it down to the
ticket ogeatand again demanded her berth.
Further parley and a refusal of a berth in
an end section resulted to a telegram being
sent to New York, by which an upper
berth in tho mlddla wction whs secured,
and after tlvs ladv had secured her ticket
and had bar trunk checked the waited the
coming of her tram with a fbeliDg tt satis
faction, and congratulated heroolf on hav
ing reached the city by an early train, a
otherwise the- delay she had been obliged
to undergo would havo canted her to miss
tho train. West Chester (Pa.) Newa.
A Xailio Hey OflfiUy.
By use of the table given below you
can ascertain the name of any person or
place, provided the rulea below the lettered
diigrfim are strictly obaerred:
A- B ... -D . ...H P
0 C - -E I Q
E F F J It
0 G .... G K A
I J L L r
K K M M U
U M K K......V
O O O O 17
Q It T X X
8 B V Z T
U V U Y Z
W W ....T7
TTnT- ihrt nenon whose name von wish
to know inform you In which of tho up
right columns the first letter of the name
is contained. If it is found in but oco col
umn, It li the top letter; if It occurs in
more than one column, it is found 07 add
ing the alphabetical numbers cf the top
letters of tbe oolnmna in which it k to be
found, the sum being the number of the
letter sought. By taking one letter at a
time, in the way outlined aboTe. the whole
word or name may bo plainly swelled cuv
Take tbe word Jane is as example. J it
found in the twa cohxrans bgranla with
B v H, which ars the second a&d eighth
letters down taeaiphabe.; Sbeir su la tea,
and the tsth lartler down t alphaWt it
J, the letter eouekt. Tha tnx !ett, A,
appears in but ona cTirnn. the Srrt, where
it stands ex tha head. V Is te-n fa fco col
umn headd with B, P 5i E, which are
the second, fourth aad dstth letter at the
alphabet; added, thqy gie tka fourteenth,
or N, and ao cm. TW cse a hl U&a will
excite no little z2Aa&eytsa.crzz thou unac
quainted with tha xvlm of expulsion.
St, Louis Espchlic
bct xuiimato or Unu;rk
"Had an accident here this morafoc
qrarird the bresthleM reporter as a b
tronly lady appeared at the door ia re
sponse to hi riolest ringing.
"Y ea. we did Yon see, the next hoase
comas right up to ours, and tbe rsaa paictr
ing it a&ked to come through our hocie and
crawl out iha ccuttra onto fcj roof. Wei!,
lie hira. When he crwwad th garret h
fell through the floor"
" Hun. hira rsteh,
"Ye. I guess so But he didn't ?
with the gssrret; he fell through the next
floor, tore a bole through tha carpet,
knocked the plastering oZ the ceifisg arid,
oh, he Just made an awful zamrtf Texas
123 to 127 X. Main Street.
Short lengths in dress
goods, all qualities in black
and colors going at about
A large lot of extra fine
"White Flounoings are being
closed out below cost this
ifCNSOK A MeXAMARA.
J. R. HOLLIDAY,
All Good Warranted.
Tel. 205. 21 11 Douglaa.
nintt About Sumtnrr urnl .Suilo Ton
mid Guotl DretHltnc ' Tmvollnjr.
Russian tea, poured upon fltioiy chopped
Ice, served in tall, thiu pluss, set each,
upon a small gla plat. U pWiblo and
dainty for a numiuw or fceaeid "tea."
With it should b crved long strip Kit
rusk, or a delicate wwxhrich raado oC
chopped and highly noaaowd hard boiled
cgtcs. j in tbe cane of bet tea, a lump ot
two of sugar should lm placed upon tacrj
saucer or plate. Loaf or lump sugar alonl
should bo ued, sarn Good Housekeeping,
and odd.n tho following AUggreMUonx an to
tho etiquette of the oecaalon.
No formal acceptation or rert hi ncce
st.ry, but each guest will leri a card, If
present, In the placu doMigaatd, and In
cao of absence tho oourUsy must be rec
ognlzed by a card, which may be unt by n
friend or by mall on the day ltwWf. In
case four toan are given the card need not
of course be sent inons than once, if It Id
impossible to bo preneat at any ono of
them. Tbe recognition of the tnriUitiou
by a card is expected from poopfa lu mourn -ing.
Thn costume appropriate for a tcuwt is a
handsomo walking r viaitiog drra, while
the hostess nmy wear althor a dretmf bousa
toilet, or one of the ftxquMUi ton, gjwo,
the fashion lor which WW have borrowed
with thu custom.
YTl)n On tk Hataturr Trlj.
Nowhere in the dfetinctiea ltwcen 111
bred and cultumi people of ettber ser
mon rnanlfent than on u. journey. As a
rale trave lorn are lAa. But cvftsiders
lion for others, and eftpecUlly for ladlrw, li
a mark of civilization. lu Mtfteao; iadV
eatea tbe boor Th expwiemeed ad well
bred traveler Ueulm U wtf potwwd,
while the novio U la a oobj&ml worry and
turi?. Whea going on a jerny exato
tiMt &t time tabtoH and Moquofeit joftrsrL
tborotx&iily witfc tbe rattle and all thi
connections. Tbu wUl give copoeuro
usd prTtHJt TeXMtkHM BitiMtecs.
When lady and'her etrcact are seeking
roata together it i wartMM In a gentle'
man to grve up i double seat and find 4
single on rlurrrhmm.
Tai dutiee of eort to a Lady aro
manifold, aad ttx lady ekoiiVl lighten
lh-n by her urbane d cheerful behavior.
To weary bim with ntwQjuit rotuplaia&e of
the heat, the dtu.t and taxs flies, to mUlay
some of her par eels evKcy few mizmtex,
forcing him to rir aad Jc what in pres
ently found in berownpoclurt, to ask cob
ttantly, "WVrt ar wa aowl" "What
limn L itt" "WTubi will w reii oar df-
I tinattont" to worry about he boggx: to
And oonstact t&uit wjuj wtAitjcrroca ii
1 times indulge but they indicate selfish
1 now and a want nl ouliivatSoa. Good
5 nature, perfect oourtcy, psiictc. punctO'
allty and a choerfal acce plane ai ihe ouv
I ward tixonsiau. wrga. wben cacaaifartahie,
( rxjsxk t-te iadjr in tr&rtiii.
1 PTKHry frr Ctrribalftl'e ZXetrK
I In i!U3&tisn V-V?r0 ia iHOao S
, fwaenl 9SA Qsrtbi' wrspenxia fus
ti'&bcrat tJX4f Cymx hci Wea
WirL Tfe orrs'5SMFi wrys &&& tvr
Vte est, && l TOW? drKed
1 xVKga tA CVrlD ial tbtir mother,
Shfto $-tefl ett. r xh9
ti4?n 9ri tm ' -V Ijpjsdtn.
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jr peaar W llf ' eHMy efcewe r
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utac eedbseeaMS . 4 ee a toe-jw-
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! 4.00 Dox One Dotlur,