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Jgfce WLkMitigmlij gaglc: gbtusffa" 3Hoimrg, cwemTrjcv 6, 1890.
m. trntnocK, rmnr.
Who struck Billy McKinley !
"Wise people profit by the lessons of experience.
It wasn't Murdock's rebellion, perhaps,
but it was somebody's.
Odd, isn't it? that these tidal waves
come on onlv in off years.
Tho explanation for all this is but it
don't need an'; it explains itself.
THE POWER OF TAMMANY.
Shoot the first man that says "I told
you so." It was the Eagle that did it
long time ago.
Tuesday soems to have been a pretty
cold day back in Ohio, actually as well
Tho State Horticultural society will
hold its annual meeting in Topeka on
December 1 and 2.
To many havo,indecd,come the melan
cholly days. But to many others it is a
season of rejoicing.
There is no evil (?) without some com
pensating good. Willits as governor
may mean Plumb for president.
Will the bosses tako tho very mild lit
tle suspicion of a hint that has been Hung
out for their benefit? Will they ?
Evidontly somebody hus been badly
fooled. And here's where 3lr. Lincoln's
famous remark about fooling the people
"Are Americans losing theis eyes':"'
anxiously queries tho Chicago Tribune.
Since the eyes go with tho head, wo
think so; that is, a good many of them.
There was probably never an instance
in which thointelligence and character
of an American community were more
generally united at tho polls against it
dangerous and irresponsible c asses than
at this election. There is not one. even
among the conspicuous leaders of Tam
many Hall, who would be accepted as a
representative of the character, industry,
ability, and public spirit of the city.
Nevertheless Mr. Choate wisely advised
good citizens that tho organization of
Tammany is very complete, and its
power very great. It hesitates at
nothing, and it counts on the
worst and lowest motives. It counts
also upon tho indifference of many
good c tizens, and the feeling that at
such times one side is a3 bad as the other.
But no reasonable man can hold such an
opinion of this controversy. Every in
telligent citizen must feel that defeat
would be tho disgrace of tho city.
Tho foregoing was written and uttered
only a week before the election in the
great metropolis that lias long been con
trolledand ruled by the mailed hand of
that political monster. And yet, with this
fresh reminder of the history of its arbi
trary and iniquitous sway, tho masses of
the city again fell down before it and
continue it in power. How the closing
words of tho narairranh nuoted must
haunt tho seemingly doomed people of
that municipality (?).
WHO INVENTED THE STEAMBOAT.
It was a protest on the part of tho
west, against tho monopolistic tenden
cies of tho east. And the east seems to
have joined in tho protest also.
The ''People' may not bo able to ex
plain intelligently what they want, but
they have a very emphatic way of de
claring what they don't want. Don't you
Mrs. Harrison has given nolico tSat
hereafter no i&itor to the white houso
is to be admitted to the red parlor. Blue
appears to be the favorite color all
Peck's bad boy is not the only incor
giblo in tho great city of beer up on tno
lake. He seoms to havo 0.000 compan
ions in badness, from the result of tho
election thero Tuesday.
Tile honest farmers monopolize the poul
try business just now. Not a rooster left
on any other dung hill and its doubtful
that there is even a hen loft to replenish
tho domo-ralizod brood.
Tho extra session of congress that has
bcon talked about will probably not bo
held. Fact is. a good many people are
of tho opinion that there has already
boon ono too many this year.
Tho territory of Alaska has elected a
delegate to the United States congress.
This is a little premature, for the bent
doos not yot exist, but tho Alaskans hope
that congress will at once make provis
ion for tho logal reception of their repre
sentative. A silvcr-t ngued Kentucky orator
once proclaimed, in explaining a local
political upheaval, that "there are times
when the popular heart takes tho bit in
its leoth." This seems to havo been ono
of those times in Kansas, and in some
other quarters as well.
Tho United States have ?7f..")00 miles
of telegraph wire, and in 18S0 no less
.ban ."iG.000,000 mestagos wero sent
ihrougfi the country. France has 220,
90 miles of wire, on which in 1889 wero
transmitted 30.0.0,000 dispatches. Great
Biitainhas 1SO.O00 miles of metal line,
and in 18NJI M-nt r,i),O00,0u0 messages.
Some industrious citizens of the United
Slates appear to havo undertaken to
demolish the standing of big men of tho
country. Ono of them has now reached
Robert Fulton, of steamboat fame, and
it begins to look as if Robert, as an in
ventor of that useful article, will havo to
goto tho rem The evidence in this
case is documentarj-. It appeara in a
newspaper, which is prima facie proof
that it can't bo wrong. Mr. Thomas Mc
Andrews, a reputable lawyer of Nash
ville, has papers to establish, boyond a
doubt, that Edward West, at Lexington,
Ky., in tho year 1797, invented and put
in operation a steamboat fully six years
before Fulton had perfected his ideas.
The paper is a copy of tho Western
Spy and Hamilton Gazette, bearing dato
of August 11, 1801, which gives an ac
count of this pioneer steamboat. The
paper says that West, who was the
father of tho famous painter, went to
Lexington from Virginia in lTSo. Ho
was an educated watchmaker, and spent
all his time on steam machines. Ho in
vented the first nail-cuttimr machine
ever made, and sold it for $10,000. It
tells of the trial trip of West's new boat
on Elkhorn Creek, at Lexington, in 1793.
A patent was obtained, but the boat was
not heard of again until 1S01, when it
was taken to Cincinnati and created a
Mr. McAndrews is equipped with cor
roborating testimony in the shape of an
article in the Lexington, (Ky.) Gazette of
eipru u, loio, wmen mentions n now
boat designed to ply as far as New Or
leans, and adds that "it works on a plan
invented by Mr. West nearly twenty
years ago, and in a manner different
from any other steamboat now in use."
The models of AVest were destroyed, it
seems, when the British captured Wash
ington in the war of 1812.
The steamboat named tho "Clermont,"
on which tho fame of Fulton rests, did
not mako her trial trip up the Hudson
until August, 1S07. It will bo remem
bered that Fulton's invention raised up a
noisy multitude to dispute its originality,
and that he was almost impoverished by
litigation to defend it.
The claims of Mr. AVest are a trifle
late in arriving on tho stage of his
tory, but they deserve to be honestlv
Thee points are suggested for tho con
s deration and investigation of enterpris
ing gentlemen who will constitute tho
passenger list of the Salt river fleet that
weighs anchor this morning. A timely
topic, for their meditation.
be placed the blame for the condition of
affairs generally, and for the unfortunate
results that accrued from the inhannony,
is still fairly a matter of doubt. The
smirching of reputations that has been
undertaken by Barttelot's brother, by
Stanley aud by Troup, will doubtless be
followed by the efforts of other members
of the expedition; but whether anything
will bo absolutely settled thereby re
mains to be seen.
And to what good end will bo all this
dispute? Stanley's position as the great
est African explorer of thi3 generation, if
not of all time, is too firmly established to
be harmed by accusations or even proved
charges of unfair treatment of his subor
dinates. Success is its own justificjtion.
btanley went into Africa to bring out
Emin Pasha, and possibly even to secure
the German's stock of ivory. He made
a wonderful march, and has contributed
much toward the ultimate subluxation
of Africa. He may have been severe,
dictatorial, even unreasonable if you will;
he may have made many and serious
mistakes; but the fact remains that he
accomplished what he set out to do.
Everything that is said to the detrac
tion of Stanley may be true; we can reas
onably presume that much of it at least
is true and will bo substantiated. But
granted all that, what good reason have
the subordinate officers to complain?
They knew Stanley and the serious
ness of the work before them. Thev en
gaged themselves freely, nay, eargerly,
for the work, and if they did not find the
African wilds a bed of roses or their self
chosen commander an angel in disguise,
they should not now complain. They
were undoubtedly brave and capable
men, each in his own way, and whatever
their shortcomings may have been, they
are joint partakers in all the glory that
may attach to the success of their joint
labors. They should be satisfied with
Recriminations are worse than useless
now. They will prove nothing more
than is generally understood already, and
they will not add to the reputation of
any one connected with the expedition.
It is a very foolish, unnecessary and
That rich iiHn rarely lose anything by
having their wealth dkciiKM'd by the
public, is soon in the can ot thelato "Bo
nanwf' Flood, of California. Mr. Flood's
wealth Iirs boon guessed at all tho wav
from $10,000,000 to $25,000,000. The ex
ecutors of tho will lmvo jiit-t settled :o-i-ounto
with the court, and ask to be dis
charged. The total value of the estate
was found to be 2,?8").4S7.
If congress at its next session will
undo a portion of -vvhnt it did during its
last Reunion, at least to the extent of
nmemliug the silver law so as to give the
country free coinage, and modify the
tariff law so as to conform it to tho
popular notion of roform, and then let
the elections bill severly alone, the lost
ground may Iw retrieved. Otherwise
the country may expect a repetition of
lbb2-l. its no use to kick. Discretion
is tho better part of valor. The truly
courageous can always afford to ac
knowledge an error, and will abvavs
make effort to correct it.
Germany employs fl,500,000 women in
industrial pursuits, England 4,000,000,
Franco y,7.")0,000 and Austrio-Hungary
about the same number, aud still women
are the weaker sex, the lesser half, the
clingiug pensioners on man's beneficence.
If tho Democrats have won the np-cr.rvm
Kress the blame lies at the door of Senator
muuy and other liepu Unean senators who
rviuseu to allow the Federal election bill
to pn. Eniiwria Republicaa.
In view of the changes in the congres
sional districts in northern statos whore
in the Demwrats win to have made
largo gaiite, while there- has been little
or no change in the southern statos, it
would t-com that if the measure mention
ed had any effect at all it was to bring
out a protobt against its enactment. Our
notion is that another measure Mwt was
passed by the last session of congress had
a good deal more to do with bringing
nbout the ltssults.
A New York jwper figures out that
over two million dollars was distributed
to winners as the result of horse racing
last year, and calls it "f rtunes on the
turf." The Baltimore American obssrves
that "nothing is said about the misfor
tunes of the men who furnished the
money for distribution. The other fel
lows can tell you about them.'' And
how much better is it in regard to the
fortunes and misfortunes of politics in
tho same connection? The amount
placed upon tho turf issues is but a baga
telle, alas, compared to that predicated
upon tho verdict of the ballot box.
All threo of AVichita's congressional
candidates Hallowell, Perkins and Mc
Coyare left in tho turene. It's too
confounded bad; but the Princess will
try to stand it, if tho bnlance of the
Railroad managers aro nearly unani
mous in ascribing the chief causo of the
steady decline in earnings to the obstacles
interposed by tho interstato commerce
law in the way of making pooling ar
rangements. So unanimous is this testi
mony that tho matter will probably 1m
brought to tho attention of congress. If
it is tha Ixxly can aud should tako
prompt measures to remedy tho trouble
by squeezing the water of the stocks.
AVith this done the margin of profits will
not only apjear to be, but will be largo
enough. There is no use talking, tho
country is tired to surfeit of so much up
ishnoss. AWve got to sail lower, or stop
WOMEN IN THE CHURCH.
From the Kaunas City Star.
The issue of allow ing women represen
tation in the general conference of the
Methodist church is again up, and the vote
which has been taken on this question in
the various Methodist churches through
out the land is largely favorable to the
proposition, as it ought to be. The
Christian church in general, and the
Methodist church in particular, owe their
vitality to the earnestness and zeal of
their female membership. Tho women
not only outnumber the men in all of tho
churches, but they outdo them in good
works and surpass them in devotion to
Christian duty. There are thousands of
men within the pale of the church today
who would not be there if they had not
been brought into the ark of safety by
their wives and mothers and sisters.
They have been "snatched as brands
from the burning" by the sweet
and gracious influences which are
being exorcised by good women in
all of the relations of life.
The women of the Methodist church
are certainly deserving of the recogni
tion which they claim at tho
hands of tho ereneral conference. John
Wesley never sympathized with the
apostle in tho idea that women should
keep silent, and even Paul, with all of
his dyspeptic ideas about the sex, com-
inenued Phebo to the brethren, admon
ishing them to "receive her in the Lord
as becometh saints, and to assist her in
whatsoever business sho hath need of
you." In Iiko manner ho commended
Priscilla and Mary, "who bestowed
much labor upon the apostles."
The active participation of women in
the means of grace has always been a
distinguishing feature of the 'Methodist
polity. They "lead in prayer," testify
m the class meetings, exhort at tho
altar and even preach with as
much acceptability as men. and. tr ner-
ally speaking, with more unction and
sincerity. In tho work of devisinc ways
and means for the material support "of
the church tho women are always in
stant, in season and out of season, and
all the ingenuity of their fertile brains is
constantly taxed in carrying on this
labor of love. Tho soc'al features of
modern religion which invest the
churches with such a strong power of
attraction are almost wholly tho result
of woman's work and would rapidly fall
into decay without their energizing
The women of the Methokist church
have proved fully equal to every duty
and obligation which has ever been im
posed upon them, and they aro abundant
ly fitted by a system of reugious training
which develops liberty of utterance,
cultivates self reliance and familiarizes
them with questions of ecclesiastical
jKjliey, to exercise a voice in the general
Whp killed Cock Robinson?
The farmers were "sot" on an idea.
Senator Ingalls runs ahead of every
thing. Dan Anthony has scored another bril
Charles Robinson is still the first gov
ernor of Kansas.
The Peoples' party is in-tense. ATill-its
and Is-its for example.
The Alliance's great poll seems to have
knocked the per-Simpson.
Now the police commissioners will prob
ably all be turned over again.
How distant the next legislature must
seem to the defeated politicians.
Thanks to the Alliance, politics in Kan
sas is getting to be "some pumpkins."
There were a few men out yesterday
morning claiming that the country was
It is not probable that Senator Plumb
will take Bill McKinley's defeat as a com
pliment. Sam Peters probably wouldn't say so,
but his feelings must be somewhat com
plicated. In some districts in Kansas it frosted
heavily Tuesday morning and was snow
ing by night.
It appears very much like the persim
mons were not the only thinks that were
knocked this election.
If the early reports are correct it looks
like there was no little "robbing son"
going on over in Fort Scott.
Any number of men reason it out logic
ally that if they hadn't lost their heads,
they would still have their hats.
Grant township, Robinson's home, gave
Humprey a majority of one. Willitts was
beaten worse than that at his home.
"God tempers the wind to the shorn
lamb." That is probably why Eugene
AVare was beaten for the nomination.
AVith so much scratching and so much
vest-pocketing, it has been confirmed in
Knnsas this year that tho vote is a sacred
In tho next congress it will not be pos
sible to find all the Kansas congressmen
grouped together in the ayes or Nays, as
the case may be.
Voltaire once said that England had a
revolution every eight years. Voltaire
would have called the United States an
J. R. Burton says he has sifted the mat-
to the bottom and found thac J. 2s. Ives,
opposition candidate for attorney general,
is a fictitious person.
Inexperienced people are very liable to
regard "selection" aud "election" as syn
onomous terms. The election does not al
ways fall upon the select.
As Ben Clover has been a miller and has
the reputation of a barn-burner, ho ought
not to have any trouble in providing him
self with sack-cloth and ashes.
A good many of the "roosters" you will
see this week in the successful campaign
organs will be borrowed from tho esteem
ed contemporary across the street, that
didn't get there.
J. F. Keeney, who founded AVakeeney,
one of the boom towns in western Kansas
in 1S7S, is now the half ownerof a bir$200,
000 hotel now going up on Rush street,
Chicago. Keeney was a Chicago man
when he founded AVakeeney. He led a
colony of Chicago people to Treffo county,
but the hardships of frontier life were too
much for tho city-bred people. After one
season of hot winds and .crop failure the
Chicago colonists lied. J. F. Keeney fol
lowed them and has resided iu Chicago
ever since, where ho has made money.
AVakeeney still remains a small village on
the Union Pacific, Trego county being the
only county in the state showing a falling
off in population since 1SS0.
Boggy. North Bogsry, Blue, Salt Fork Red
river, North Fork Red river, Elm Fork
Red river. From the naming of so many
tributaries after tho main channel one
sees the natives' limited vocabulary.
Oklahoma City Journal: On Saturday
fnlly a hundred able bodied negroes ap-
Slied to the trustees for aid. On the same
ay several notices could be seen posted
over the city asking for cotton pickers in
the Chickasaw nation. In Norman on that
day planters from across the river were
offering cotton pickers a dollar a hundred,
the usual price beinsr seventy-five cents,
and yet their cotton was wasting for want
of help to pick it. These negroes who ap
ply for aid h re all cotton pickers, and can
pick their 200 pounds a day easily. Why
should they be object of charity while
there is such a spbnuid opportunity offered
them for making an honest living? The
issue of rations to that class of persons
ousht to be stopped and what is left of the
$47,000 worth of rations saved for the sick
AN UNPRECEDENTED SALE
(HMD m MM!
Do Noc Affiliate.
From the Fort Worth Gazette.
The Rev, Dr. AVoodrow, who has per
sistently endeavored to maintain rela
tionship with the Presbyterian church i
of evolution, litis been finally refused by
the Charleston presbytery." The doc
trine of total depravity and the primor
dial germ theory do not affiliate.
Reversing the Order of Nature.
From the Emporia Republican,
The Kansas City Star says that after
the election Kansas people "will die and
get married and be born just as they did
before." That may bo the order of pro
gression in Missouri but it is not in Kan
sas. Over here they are born and get
married and die.
An Unhappy Ruler.
Czar Alexander IIL
It is really curious that I may not rely
on a sinirle one of mv diplomatists. I
prefer my generals an hundred-fold.
The mcayest of them, were he even an
arrant fool, would never havo the au
dacity to affirm a fact which ho knew
to be untrue.
A Subtle Connection.
From tho New York Star.
In a speech at St. Louis the other day
Gen. Benjamin F. Butler stud: "I am
ji protectionist from head to heel." and
"1 was called a thief, a robber and many
other kind names." AVo wonder if the
general recoguiz d any subtle connection
between the record and the reputation.
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Ladies Jersey ribbed un
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All sizes and qualities in
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Closing out ladies merino
The Greatest Happiness.
From tho Kansas Cltr Star.
There is no great happiness in the world
equal to that of blessing o thers. Not
only by giving money to the needy, help
to the sick, food to the hungry, is this
blessing compassed; wo gain it as wo
give it, by sympathy, by affection, by
seeinc: that which is best "in our friends.
and shutting our eyes to that which is
worst, by taking joy in their good things
even when our own portion is scant and
White House of Innes I Ross.
The silver dollar and five-cent piece in
nickel are to be changed from their pre
ent ugliness and made, it is to be hoped,
things of beauty. Tho treasury depart
ment has given notice that designs may
be submitted. The difficulty in ap
proaching the old Greek coins in char
acter and beauty arises very materially
from the greater swiftness of movemeut
in coins from one hand to the other under
our system of finance. Greek coins
were not so literally a currency as mod
ern coins. As there was less wear on
the coins, it was possible to model them
in comparatively high relief, for they re
mained tolerably recognizable for a "long
timo owing to infrequent handling.
THE AFRICAN CONTROVERSY.
From the New York Star.
From the mass of accusation and con
ter cliarges that are made by Henry M.
Stanley and the officers who served un
der him in Africa, it is possible to make
out several things very clearly. Not
withstanding all the declarations to the
contrary, there was a manifest Lick of
harmony between the head of the Emin
Pasha relief expedition and his subordi
nates; Major Barttelot appears to have
been wholly unfit for the responsibilities
of his position in charge of the ill-fated
rear column at Yambuya, and there
were jealousies ami differences between
Rarttelot and his associates that, in view
of the final result, wero deplorable
jjoyouu meed prujxfeitfous there is con
fusion nod doubt. At wloe door slmll
A Shool of a Joke.
From the Lawrence Journal.
A Democratic editor thinks tho Mc
Kinley bill a device of tho devil because
sulphur and brimstone aro placed on tho
free list. He thinks this was done to an
tagonize salvation, which has been free
Ives, the Adroit Bobber.
From Uve I..awrence Journal.
J. H. Burton got in a great fake on the
Topeka Jnu run I la&t night when, in a
half column interview, ho stated that
there is no such man as J. N. Ives, the
pretended candidate for attorney general
on the opposition tickets. While it is,
we believe, a fsict that no oro has ?een or
hoard him during the campaign, that ho
was not present at either convention in
which he was nominated, yet he is pretty
sure to bob up about tomorrow.
Better than Sequard's Elixir.
Fmm Ue New York LelKx.
The latest sensation in the medical
world is the remedy which Dr. Koch of
Berlin claims to have discovered for con
sumption, lie declares that the disease
i curable by the employment of lymph
prepared from metallic Milts, which kills
tho lacillus from which pulmonarv
affect ions spnucr. This announcement
would be received with more heartfelt
joy if the memory of the Brown
Sequard elixir was not quite so fresh in
the public minds.
Threo AVealthy Men.
From the Chlcapjll.all.
Andrew Carnegie is the richest Scotch
man in the world, and he does not care
who knows it. He began work at 3 a
week, and his income last Year exceeded
one million dollars. He gives freely to
charity and public enterprises, but "per
sonally he is inclined to enjoy life while
he lives and to take coaching tours
through Scotland, rather than to leave a
fortune for somo one else to spend after
he is gone. John D. Rockefeller was
also poor, but was lucky enough to se
cure good situations earlv m life, lie
stepped into the oil business from a posi
tion as bookkeeper at S10U a month.
Now he is probably the richest man in
the world, and the company with which
he is identified emplovs an armv of per
haps 40.000 men. Although "John D.
Rockefeller's name alone is always asso
ciated with the Standard Oil company,
1m 1ms two brothers AViilmm and Frank
each of whom is worth manv imlftoas
which tho Standard has earned.
Oklahoma will be two years old before
we know it.
There are twenty-nine Indian tribes in
Judge Harvey enlisted when he was only
10 years of age.
Guthrie Capital: There are no cows to
count in congress.
A new cotton fjin started up at Okla
homa City, Monday.
Did anybody varnish a watermelon to
keen until Christmas?
You can't own a sawmill in the Choctaw
nation unless you live there.
Everybody draws a long breath when
they think of the elections are over.
The highest point in Oklahoma City is
a silver ball on the Baptist church.
The Oklahoma Medical association gets
together almost as much as the editors.
Beaver county is about twice the com
bined areas of Delaware and Rhode Island.
The Kingfisher towusite hoard issued its
fitt deed a week ago last Monday Octo
Tho towusite lraard at Stillwater, Ok.,
will receive applications for deeds Novem
ber 3 to IS.
The Guthrie News is said to be having
trouble over the publication of lottery ad
vertisements. There has been only one or two men who
have run for office both in Kansas and Ok
lahoma, this year.
The Episcopal i the church of England,
but Britton is to have a John Wealeyan
It is said that men apply daily for aid in
Oklahoma, the breath of whose solicita
tion Iihs a quadruple coating of red liquor.
The toughs are learning that counter
feit money cannot bo mane in Oklahoma
with any greater impunity than in New
The boomers who are pressing into the
Cheyenne and Arapahoe country on the
west are said to be regarded unfavorably
by the Indians.
One man near Oklahoma City has 1,500
gallons of sorghum. A man as thrifty as
he, will not be expected to waste his sweet
ness on the desert air.
If Oklahoma City isn't a town of 15,000
inhabitants inside of two years, there are
any number of residents there who are
willing to call themselves liars.
The Creek capital is Ockmulgee: the
Seminole, AVe-Wo-Ka: the Choctaw, Tush
kaboma; the Chickasaw, Tishomingo: the
Cherokee, Tahlequah. You do not have
to cross a sea to nnd Greek.
Paul Boynton, the Inian printer, re
ceives five dollars per day for his services
as interpreter before thecommis.sion in its
negotiations with the Cneyeunes and
Arapwhoes. Paul is one of the Indian
whose education at Carlisle was not in
El Reno Eagle: Men who go onto the
Indian reservation to bunt or trap game,
do so at considerable rise Instructions
have been issued to the U. S. marshal to
arrest all persons found plying snch voca
tions on any of the reservations of the In
dian territory, and confiscate their teams,
guns, traps, etc
It is thought that the United States
court here will last chree weeks, says the
usmnomHuity Journal. i.ne organic acii
ion shall be given up to the United Suites
caes, but the courts of the territory hare
more time if necessarv. It makes consid-!
erable difference with the jurors, for facie ad cost JCO.CW.
sain pays cash and Oklahoma coea not
even give notes.
Guthrie Capital: The Twin territories
bxve twenty-seven rivers: Arkansas. Illi
nois, Neosbo, A'erdlgrts, LUl'a Vcrdlcri,
Bis Cnnev. Canadian. North Canadian.
Deep Fork Canadian, Little River oC the
C retsKs. lJUle iiiver ot the Ufcoet&ws, L-lm-arroa
river, iialt Fork Arfcaasajs, Mwdiciae
Ivodge, Beaver, Chikaskw, Kd Rock. Po
twin. Rd BossFt Middle Boggy.. Gear
Henry AVatterson was originally intend
ed for a pianist by his father.
Senator Dixon, of Rhode Island, is said to
bean admirable sketcher and caricaturist.
Rev. Dr. Meredith, who, next to Dr. Tal
mnge, preaches to the largest audiences in
Brooklyn, waa a sailor boy.
Gen. W. T. Sherman and Gen. Horace
Porter have been elected honorary mem
bers of the Actors' Fund of America.
Enoch Pratt, tho Baltimore philan
thropist, who celebrated his eighty-'-ecoud
birthday recently, is as strong mentally as
he ever was, and takes a keen interest in
everything that goes on.
One of San Francisco's wealthy citizens
is Daniel Seales, a colored man. He is a
lawyer, 70 years of age, dresses in the
height of fashion, and is a man of fine ap
pearance and great amiability.
Steve Holcombe, the converted Louis
ville gambler, who is now one of the sue
cessful evangelits of the United States, Ls
a slim, spectacled man, usually clad in a
closely buttoned Prince Albert coat.
B. H. Clover, president of the Farmers'
Alliance, went to Kansas fifteen years ago
almost penniless. Now ho owns 1,600
acres of fine land, 73 head of horses, 100
cattle and lots of farming machinery.
Vasili, the Russian chef who was for
several years in the service of the eldei
Dumas, died recently at Le Puy, France.
It was his chief delight to surprise tho
novelist with some new Russian dish.
David Fuller, ono of the clerks in the
office of tho United States consul general in
Paris, a mulatto, hns boen connected with
tho office for more than thirty years, and
is said to be a painter of considerable talent.
Cyrus AV. Field has aged quite noticea
bly of late. His manner is not nenrly so
jocund. He has withdrawn largely from
business, and his son, Cyrus, Jr., has un
der his direction the management of his
At his beautiful home in Gcrmantown
the late William Brockie dispensed n cor
dial and lavish hospitality. Nearly every
person of any description who visual
Philadelphia found in Mr. Brockie a wurm
friend and thoughtful host.
A letter written by Martin Lnthcr to a
widow named Heun U in Berlin. The
missive, which is eighteen lines in length,
including the date and the signature, is,
with the address of four lines, entirely in j
Luther's own handwriting.
The late Canon Liddon was the precep
tor, counselor and friend of Father Arthur
C. A. Hall, of Boston, who is one of tho
ablest clergymen of the Episcopal church,
and a ciear headed leader of the extreme
high church party in that church.
Gen. Guiot de la Rochere, who died re
cently at Paris, was one of the most brill
tint cavalry officers of the French army,
lie commanded the Eighth cuirassiers at
Keichshofeu in that heroic but hopeless
charge which de Nuuvillo bos put on can
as. Tom Cruse, of Montana, has been a mlll
ionaira three times, and three timea re
duced to poverty. Crasc did not despair,
however, ami is now worth $5,000,000. with
good prospects of retaining his wealth aa
hmg as ho will roqcire it, as be is now an
Sam Small, tho noted southern evan
gelist, is a tall, slender man, with a quick
and nervous walk. Fib face Is pale, his
VDice low and pleaiaat, and he wears
glasses. His dress is that of the typical
clergyman, except for the blocch hkt on
Senator Jones, of Nevada, ?rbo some
time ago bad to get off a Han FraoctMO
treet car because he didn't have any
fhango in his pocket, nas len presented
by friends with a. caoe ia the boodle of
which is a compartment holding a hundred
The Dute of Sutherland, who is orae
thingof a musical eeUiesiast, has erected
A large organ ta the gallery of the grand
hall at StaiTord boot, Losdoa. Thein
irnment, which U the bug ad most
(ompiete of any ia private rasMeaets is
England, i blown by a bydraabe engine.
POST OFFICE CORNER.
SPECIAL OFFERING IN DRESS GOODS
We offer for this week your choice of 30 different shades of
Wool ITenrittas Dress complete for $3.1)8. Tin's includes S v.irds
3G inch dress goods, silesiti and cambrics for lininr, silk and twist,
Buttons, Linen for bottoms, braid stays, etc. Full Dress Pattern,
and all trimmings complete wool Henrietta for $3.0S.
The above stands good for this week onlv, and will postively
be Avithdrawn from sale on next Saturday.
We offer also for this week only an especial Bargains
in ladies underwear. Ladies Jersey Ribbed pants and vest, in
white Scarlet and natural, postively all wool at (SO cents. This
is an especial number, and can never be duplicated.
Ladies all avooI fast black Cashimere Hose at 'J5 cents.
The phenomenal large Business that we are doing in our
Wrap and Cloak Department, assures us that we undersell all
competition. Ve will keep our line iu this department complete,
and any body in want of a wrap, can depend on being exactly
suited, both in styles and prices.
SELLING OUT AT COST
Going Out of Business!
Bankrupt Stock, Etc!
"Vr""i Ko fnklr's tricks rrlth o. We r elllnj: cxxW npnn thlr mrrlt. Th new croekrr ulnrn ha
J.A J. cchhIs that defy competition, as thu fo.JoHlntc prlf will nhow t'upn ami wsni 0c pT wtc
plate. 7-ln, 0i per net; taHo tnmbters 21c pr eel. limp lilmneyx .V- p. ch, M plwnfl Knsllnh prlfllM totlrt
fct ?i!6; (lecoratil vae lamp with Annrknn duplex burner fZ.7Ac ball nl library lpn lht hrrrt
line In tho city from llil tot 20 1, KntflMi porcelain urxlffxlazw decoration, JOlpWo llftr Mt IttUi,
V. II. Leonard s celebrati Vienna China llnimr kH U ple f.tUU
HUSE & CHARLTON CROCKERY COMP'Y,
220 Maia Stroct. Wichita, KananH.
The largest Optical Jlonse In tlio Sontliwcit. HpeetacIoH and Eye GUbscs
Accnratclr Fitted without Charge. KEPAIIMNfJ DO'K PROMPTLY.
142 North Main St., Wiekita, Kan.
DAUGHTERS OF EVE.
It ii proposed to erect a mmamzaenl. vm
iiw Emma WTUsrd ic Tpoj-.
A piece of the tra ctbm if t k"
fra uj as &satac try Emmc Jack.
The efci mis&nd t Jjjme -amd
Cmtj ia ut be pruts-ntd a.- ncnorwi'
air. rTanK Leslie oppo i to vrnmnn
rnle. She ays tbey are mom unmerciful
The only troman licenvxi am a pilot cm
the great laken Is Mta Jcie Ingforri. o
Duluth. She is Ut owtner of a yacht.
There aro orer 10,00O.tiQ fntlt trww In
Lot Angela coasty, Cl.f ooe of tb hug
eat individual farms btsiog ovraed by Mm.
Carioua PatU. the daughter of Adettna
Patti'a dead brother Carlo, ia lMnn? ia
qaalor and wreicbodo.! on Canal tro&,
Miss Hallar Honrftz. rrkmi esKMnent
to Claude Poaoaby, of Kagtaad. ia jtm
announced, is a nice of A. Haller Grow,
of Philadelphia, aad named tittir him
The Dochesw D'Uzoi, vrko f nraithtd lion
iaoger with bis money, in the owner of the
VeaTe Cliqaot champagne baaine, watch
khe Inherited from her mother.
Mrs. Henry Kay, of Prospect Hill, N" J ,
ha pasAed her 113th birthday Her fcna
band waa a oook In the war of 1S12, and waa
also a cook for Gea. Waafauitoa.
Miss Jan Graydon, professor of Grek
in Haatinzs college. HaMias, Neb., 1 oaly
24 year of aj, and ia rterfeaot the yoa-
est collega profoMOr in the United SUte.
Mary V?. 7hity, who Koceeeded Maria
Mitchell & profeihor of ajiroMOiay a Ya
tar. adrocales the fttody of Mieace for Ktrfc,
with the expreMt object of dfcctpUateg tfcufcr
Mis Cobden, a daughter of ike great
Esfih Liberal, is a ntttmbtr of U Ln
doe cooaty eoaoriL Sfce has take a gnt
iatentfrt in wortlaeaies'a tets nmi h
wriaca egectfrety of the eritximm j ta Uo
Of the Kvta bMtaw to wvltfee; of Qee
hforsam, of Italy, two ara !W Tart
trtft a- Prtoaaaa Vton-ac . o wa2!at
BaaMr LmftBmr Spwu-e and t. PHav
itay Hilda Dandaa. the daughter of th.
lord Men taaat of Ireland, ia wild to bt an
uottMially lovely jfir L She ia ilender and
Kraaefnl, fair aad girthta. She wears tho
implft of gown and thi datntleat of co
tama. Marie IJaahkirUffiT paintiaz. "Tb
Meeting." ba iwm parebaad by the gor
erameot aad pUred ia the LuxomboHru
pulaee. litre it wiil rrmein, according to
the role, nntll the fen'b mr following thi
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