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fce WSktehx Jpailtj gagle: jprnrsflag fBonxiug, Itanmiucr- 8. 1890.
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I'EItSONAUS.
A. G. Fifor of St. Louis, is at the Metro
pole. A. Rnpkiss of Hutchison, is at the Occi
dental. C. G. Schurz, of Chicago, is stopping at
the Carey.
C. A. Parker, of Paola, spent yesterday
in the city.
C. H. Lee, of Chicago, is registered at
the Manhattan.
E C. Whitemore, of Springfield, Mass.,
is nt the Carey.
A. A. IJnily of St. Louis, is stopping at
the Motropole.
John Collins, of Wellington, spent yes
terday in the city.
M. A. Stcrnburg of Pcabody, spent yes
terday in the city.
M. Kittinnn of Kansas City, is registered
nt the Occidental.
Fred Brill, of St. Louis, is sponding a
few days in tho city.
James Johnson, of Wellington, spent
yesterday in tho cits.
J. C. Brookland. of St. Louis, is stop
ping at the Manhattan.
James A. New, of New York, is spend
ing a lew days m the city.
M. Folk, of Newton, was calling on
friends in tho city yesterday.
L. Beck, of St. Louis, was calling on
friends in the city yoterday.
M. A. Brittan, of Augusta, was calling
on friends in the city yesterday.
Chns. C. Culp, of Salina. arrived yester
day and will spend at few days in the city.
Mrs. T. "V. Fuller died at her residence,
204 E. First street, at 1) p. m. last niht.
Pat Healy wiys he knew he was going to
get beat again. Hu contemplates running
again for something t-oon.
Special meetings with special results at
First M. E. church, each afternoon and
evening Kev. Mr. Savin preaches tonight.
S. Jf. Johns of Mount Hope, was in the
city yesterday, but not rejoicing and not
exceeding glad. He says it'h a very long
road that has no turn.
The taxes, according to Treasurer Cart
w right, don't flow in liko water down a
hill. They come in slowly, but will in
crease it is thought, within a few days.
The police had a day off yeslorday; only
ono fellow overcome with jubilation.
Quite a number were hilarious, but a cer
tain amount of that quality was allowed,
o ing to tho fact that it was tho day after
election
Tho election bums were out in full force
yesterday and they were making collec
tions and standing around enjoying tho
returns. They were having a nice time of J
it and were about ready to co into winter I
quarters and await spring election.
A grand nuisquerndo ball will be given
at the Burton Car Works in Buxton House,
on Wednesday evening, November 12, MH).
Good music will bo in attendance and re
freshments will be served. Electric curs
will be waiting to bring all who may at
tend to the city after the dance.
George W. Knorr, one of t he popular
pioneer grocurs of Wicbitn, has returned
to his favorite calling by establishing him
self in tho grocery business at the old Dia
mond Front store, at 131 N. Main street,
that was established fourteen years ago by
Mr. J. II. Black, at which place ho will bo
pleased to see his friends.
Mr. John G. Sears of Oswego, N. Y., ar
rived yesterday and will spend a few days
In the city. Ho is a personnl friend of
Mr. A. C. Jobes, of the Kansas National,
which insures he will be given an oppor
tunity to see Wichita before leaving Mr.
Benrs has propert3 interests hero and Iihs
made two or three short visits before. He
is quito well pleased with the city.
Some of tho Alliance leaders held a
meeting yesterday and discussed tho ques
tion of organizing a company to put in a
bank and general merchandise store. It is
proposed to start out with $100,000 and
cirry on the business on an extensive
scale. Anothor meeting will be held in a
few days, whon the question will bo fully
duerniiued upon.
An obstreprou? mule, attached to an old
wagon, at Third and Wichita, give a side
show performance. A colored man was
driving and siuging. The mule fired away
at the driver with both heels and broke
everything he reached, assisting the afore
said driver off the wagon, when aforesaid
mule kicke himself loose and skipped for
tho country.
Sullivan, of Steinmetz & Sullivan, says
ho will soon be ready to invite the council
to take the sewer off his hands. The city
engineer corps of inspectors are getting
alo: g quito well with the inspection work.
hh i within two weeks it is thought will be
able to submit to the city a report. The
acceptance of the work will come up, and
the question of accepting the report as
uhmittcd, provided the report is favorable.
RESULT OP ELECTION" IN COUNTY.
Retnrns Rather Incomplete but able to clvo
Kellablo Estimates.
There was general interest in election
news yesterday. Tho Eagle's bulletin
was watched all day by a large crowd and
at times the crowd found something caus
ing some to feel sad and some rejoice. As
a rule the fellows rejoicins took more
interest than the others and remained
longer, thus having a majority most of the
time. Tho betting showed up a little dur
ing the day on state and county tickets.
In county affairs the most interest was
centered in the fight for district clerk.
Luling had left the city with over 900
majority but as the townships came in
this faded away. The farther back the
township the heavier the ma
jority for Ayres combination. By
3 p. m. the county majority for Ayres had
reached over 1,100 and Afton and Erie had
not been heard from, but there was no
longer any doubt. It seems quite certain
that Ayres has about -100 majority. In Af
ton, Erie, Gypsum and "West Park only
partial returns have been secured. The
judges hold onto the ballots very closely,
but it is supposed they will bo in by Fri
day, when the official count will be made.
V. S. Morris is ofE the anxious seat, hav
ing over Atwood, the Alliance candidate,
GOO plurality, and Sam Arnidon got the red
flag at the first quarter, coming out 1,900
behind.
For probate judge, Buckner has a ma
jority of about 550 according to his
count and estimate, but Dixon
keeps watching the poll books
to see that nothing happens. Pence has
rustled personally and got complete re
turns concerning himself. The vote for
him was 13,450; Baily, Alliance, 2.8SS; Hen
dee, Democrat, 2,498. This gives Pence
the office by 50.;.
In the first commissioner district Haden,
the Alliance candidate, is elected over
Duncan, Democrat, by 93. Douglass jroes
back to the house of representatives by
027 over Mathewson and Hurt is elected in
the west district and Ruble is the east dis
trict. Joe Henly was second by about 80
votes. In the ballots of the First and
Second wards there were 80 Republican
tickets voted with the name of Douglass
and it is quite evident it was intended to
vote for Henly, but the mistake due
to a bad blunder from some one.
In the city Hallswell received 2,618,
Simpson 2,326. giving a innjority of 292 for
Hallowell. Tho indications from the
country are to the effect that Hallowell
will be defeated in the county by 800 votes.
In the city Governor Humphrey has 921
voies, Robinson 3,110 and Villits401. The
returns as made from the townships give
Humphrey 1,505; Robinson 6,566, and Wil
lits 1,522.
In the report of the city vote by precincts
ns made yesterday there were a few errors
due mainly to tne rush and two precincts
had not come in in time for the last edi
tion. The complete returns for the city
are as follows:
FIIISTWAISD.
IP 2P 3P
For Governor
Humphrey 37 42 54
Robinson 192 272 235
Willits 6 14 14
Lieutenant Governor
Felt.
51 03 CI
Banta 171 24S 218
Shinn 9 17 Kl
Secretary of Statu
Higgius 55 81 63
Isett 1S 228 210
Osborn 11 17 23
Sute auditor
Ilovoy 56 S2 70
Dillon 108 20 107
F.tster 11 20 24
State Treasurer
Stover 56 83 71
Kirbv 10S 220 107
Biddie 11 17 23
Attorney General
Kellogg 43 75 63
Ives 186 253 232
Supt. Instruction
Winans 57 SO 177
Wood 165 724 207
Mrs. McCormick 14 17 21
Chief Justice
lloiton 59 87 175
Nicholson UBi 2.1) 2-2
Rightmire 12 19 23
Congress
Hallowell 144 162 100
Simpson 93 157 135
Representative S3d district
Ilenlv US 122 102
Henly 78 146 139
Ruble 21 'S, 41
Probate Judge
Buckner 129 104 155
Ebey 79 126 120
Dixon 24 OS 33
County Attorney
Morris 135 141 134
Arnidon S5 103 140
Atwood 19 21 26
Clerk of District Court
Luling 172 21.3 183
Ayres Gi 111 113
County Superintenden
Rence 140 159 176
Hendee 79 137 107
SECON'I) WAKI).
Governor IP 2P 3P
Humphrey 07 59 4?
Robinson 2S7 109 221
Willits 02 5 7
Lieutenant Governor
Felt 7S CO 06
Banta 200 15S 201
Shinn 19 11 9
Socretarv of State
Unreins 90 73 70
Osl)orn 23 12
Isett 257 150 192
State Auditor
Hovev 93 00 73
Dillon 257 140 1S5
Foster 25 19 11
State Treasurer
Stovor 91 75 7i
Kirbv : 250 147 192
Biddie 23 13
Attorney General
Kell gg 85 CO 67
Ives 291 107 205
State Superintendent
Winans 93 76 82
Wood 25t 14S 173
Mrs. McCormick 23 13 10
Chief Justice
Horton 91 75 76
Nicholson 250 149 ls2
Rightmire 23 15 12
Congress
Hallowell 20S 149 152
Simpson 100 feU IIS
Representative, S2d district
Douglass 2CS 124 137
Mathewson 150 91 124
Brown IS 12 S
Prolwte Judge
15nckner..r 109 136 149
Dikson 42 14
Ebey 124 29 109
Countv Attorney
Morris 206 144 150
Arnidon 140 77 Htf)
Atwood 23 16 12
Clerk, District Court
Luling 257 160 172
Ayers km to 100
County superintendent
Pence 108 140 12S
Hendee :3 12 10
Bailey 143 S2 ISO
THIRD WARD.
1P2P3P
Governor
Humphrey. 60 59 9J
Robinson 255 107 206
Willits 5 11 20
Liou tenant-Governor
Felt 82 71111
Bauta 287 153 245
Shinn 9 5 30
Secretary State
Higtrins S4 77 122
Isett 285 144 233
Osborn 9 6 30
SUte Auditor
Hovev S5 77 122
Dillon 2S2 142 228
Foster 11 17 34
State Treasurer
Stover S4 7S 124
Kirbv. 2 144 231
Biddie K J7 81
Attorney General
Kellogg. 80 77 IIS
Ives 246 102 260
State Superintendent
Winans S7 77 125
Wood 229 144 231
Mrs. McCormich 10 16 32
Chief Justice
Horton 8S 82 127
Nicholson 228 138 229
Iiightmire 13 19 34
Congress
Hallowell 200 131 19)
Simpson 142 103 195
Representative 82d district
Douglass 149 96 160
Mathewson lag 83 15S
Brown '. 8 17 28
Probate Judge
Buckner. 181 123 196
Ebey. 103 7S 142
Dixon S6 3L 46
County Attorney
Morris 179 132 S3
Arnidon 127 84 16s
Atwood 20 IS 32
Clerk of District Court
Luling. 213 143 210
Ayres 108 89 165
County Superintendent
Pence, 172 16 157
Hendee 8 111 $2
Bailey 133 106 18J
FOUIiTH WAED.
1P2P 3P
Governor
Humphrey 100 73 50
Robinson 1?2 SJ3 223
Willets 11 21 21
Lient. Governor
Felt 120 SS 62
Bantu 143 207 200
Shinn 14 31 20
Secretary State
Higgius..-. 120 97 65
Isett 144 195 203
Osborne 14 33 26
4P
34
Auditor State
Hovey 124 91 CO 40
UUIon 139 195 201 47
Foster 20
St-ite Treasurer
26 SJ5
Stover
Kirby
Biddie
Attorney General
Kellogg.
Ives
State Superintendent
Winans
127 102 CO
143 192 202
14 a
122
163:
91
101 CO
Wood 145 192 203
Mrs McCormick 13 32 24
Chief Justice
Horton 130 109 72
Nicholson 141 18S 198
RL-htmire 14 30 24
Congress
Hallowell 165 1S2 157
Simpson Ill 141 13J
Representative 82d Dist,
D uglas
Mat iiewsou
Brown
Probate Judge
B uckner.
Ebey
163 1SI 117
91 99 132
16 32 22
187 189 H2
70 100 122
Dixon 23
33 56
County Attorney
Morris 179 1S3 159
Arnidon 89 106 112
Atwood 17 34 21
Clerk of Court
Luling 171 190 163
Ayers 07 127 110
County Superintendent
Pence 101 170 183
Hendee 13 30 30
Bailey 102 112 129
FIETH WARD.
IP 2P
Governor
J I tun nil rey. "5 T4
Robinson 7S 13-
Willits 63 53
Lieutenant-Governor
Felt 29 07
Banta 03 109
Shinn 79 65
Secretary State
Higgius 30 63
Isett 60 106
Osborn 81 07
State Auditor
Hovev ,
Dillon
Foster
State Treasurer
Stover
Kirby
Biddie
30 OS
00 107
80 64
32 67
m 107
81 07
Attorney General
Kellogg
.. 33 04
Ives 142 177
State Superintendent
Winans 30 04
Wood 01 105
Mrs. McCormick 7S 60
Chief Justices
Horton v 32 70
Nicholson . 50 105
Rightmire 81 67
Congress
Hallowell 51 9t
Simpson 120 145
Representatives 82nd District
Douglass
Mathewson
Brown ,
Probate Judge
Buckner
Ebey
41 85
39 73
82 74
54 105
33 64
83 07
61 104
35 00
79 67
Dixon
County Attorney
Morris
Arnidon
Atwood
Clerk Court
Luling
.-3 ns
Ayres 116 124
Couty Superintendent
Pence 50 91
Bailev 53 177
Hendee S3 66
SIXTH WARD.
Governor 1 p 2 1
Humphrey 37 (50
Robinson 150 107
Willits IS 30
Liout, Governor
Felt., 53
Banta 124
Shiun 24
Secretary of State
Higgins C3
Isett 119
Osborn 21
State Auditor
Hovev CO
I) Hon 113
Fast r 2S
State Treasurer
Stover 03
Kirby 113
Biddie 24
Attorney General
Kellogg 59
Ives 148
State Superintendent
Winans 02
Wood 119
Mrs. McCormick 34
Chief Justice
Horton 61
Nicholson 117
Rightmire 24
Congress
140
40
73
145
40
148
44
73
145
40
192
74
144
45
70
143
4S
122
140
104
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Hallowell
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.100
Simpson
llenlev....
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Ruble ,
Probate Jud(
Buckner...
Ebey
ST,
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76
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130
89
40
133
1S2
Dixon 31
County Attorney
Morris P!J
Arnidon 80
Atwood 23
Clerk Court
Luling US
Ayres. 66
County Superintendent
Pence W
Bailey S3
Hendee 25
131
S4
40
r LA VI. NO EVEN.
A well known man who sometimes
places money on election times to another
of like practice, at 3 p. m. yesterday: "I
will bet you the prohibition candidate for
governor is elected." Prompt reply: 'I
won't bet any more this year."
There were mauy stories about betting
yesterday going the round. Among them
was an instance where a fellow went Jo0
even that liumnnrey wouhl be tfce next
covernor. and he had concluded to nw.ke a
clear stand-off Inter, and went SSQ to tW)
that Robinson would be elected. He is
out $100 and has not the courage to try to
even up. He says he bad not heard of but
two candidates for governor, but as there
was a third from Georgia. Alalwina may
be represented farther back in the town
ships, so he will proceed not to proceed.
THE CI1ANGE OF GRADE QUESTION.
Councilman Williams says that within a
few days he will again introduce a reso
lution before the council to have the Wich
ita and Western grade cue down. It had
been the custom to introduce resolutions
on that topic semi-occasionally for two or
three years and another one in his judg
ment was about due.
In the meantime McKee wants the elec
tric railway track lowered on the West
Side. The street commissioner ten days
ago was instructed by the council to take
up the track within five days and hold a
post mortem on the whole matter. So far
the track has not been moved by ex
plosives or any other way. It is thought
dynamite may put in an appearance in
that vicinity within a few days, but in the
meantime the cars will proceed to travel
on time.
The Electric Railway company is pro
gressing slowly with the work at the
power station. The steam pipe for the
engine delays the game very much.
Mr. George Walters leaves for Joplin,
Mo., today, to look after some mining in
terests. He says the Wichita boys shovel
ing ore around Joplin are getting along
swimmingly
J. C. Norton of Detroit, Mich., arrived i
yesterday and will spend a few days look
ing over the southwest and Wichita. He
has an eye out to business, and may possi
bly locate in business.
There was a touch of high life last night
in a building on North Main. A round-up
party was having a gay time and collided
with a simliar lay-out. Some bad blood
was turned loose, in the midst of a hurly
burly. Contractor Rogers is rushing the work
on the city building. The higher the
walls the more stone down on the streoU
in the viciuity of the building. It is
thought that within one month about all
the stone work will be completed.
If your soul is longing to hear a real
gospel sermon go to the new
United Brethren church, on the corner of
Washington avenue and Prince street. To
night will be the last chance to hear the
evangelist. Sen-ices will coutinue through
out this week at 2:30 p. m., and at night.
Everybody earnestly invited.
Some of the residents of Fairmount have
requested that a public telephone be placed
at the most convenient point and Superin
tendent Chipchase of the telephone com
pany has the matter under consideration.
The same request has been made by some
at College Hill. It is thought quite prob
able that the improvements will be made.
A tall, awkward lookiug fellow, not ac-
cutsomed to jumping off electric street
airs, gave a performance on Main, oppo
site the court house, yesterday. Tho car
was up to regulation speed and the fellow
stepped off very quickly but soon com
menced to rattle arouud on the pavement.
It was not a hot day and tho asphalt was
hard and offered a positive resistance to
the man of speed. In the course of time
the fellow got himself together againj and
announced to a few who were ver much
amused at the performance, his name was
John Dobson aud he did not wnnt much
hilarity over his misfortune.
TJGLE courts.
PROBATE COURT.
Ed J. Golsteiu and Miss Mollie Cohen
were married yesterday by Judge Buck
ner. DISTRICT COURT.
Cases set for the Cth, 651 to G50; for tho
7th, 650 to 661; for the 8th, 433 to 448; for
the 9th, 449 to 455; 11th, 436 to 463; 12th,
406 to 675; 13th, 475 to 4S5.
AMTJSEMEXTS.
MAUDE GKAXGER.
31. Franicisnue Sarcev. the distincuish
...i ..-:.: .ir. tj..:.. V :.. ,i-
o7 Maude Grangenlwpl'rt
a weirdly powerful and dramatic play, of
much beauty and intensity, like a story by
Edgar Allan Poe, and worthy the atten
tion of Sarah lieruhardtor Mine. Piersou."
"Inherited" as originally produced in
Paris under the title of "L'lleritaco
d'nelene," and it was there that Miss
uinuKci iiuijiiii ii iiu viaoiuiu uueiii
hoUheXoy. TandS.
"A Trip to Chinatown" is made the ex
cuse of a party of young people for an
evenings sport, a masquerade ball being
the objective point. This brings the scene
to a cafe near the ball room and the fun is
fast and furious. In this piece the author
satarizes those who think they are always
about to die, while to all appearances they
are in tho best of health. Ho has admir
ably unveiled this class. At Crawford
Grand Nov. 10 and 11.
ANNOUNCKM liNTS.
The board of directors of the Children's
Home will meet this Thursday after
noon at the Home, 119 Pennsylvania ave
nue. A full attendance is requested.
E. J. Fostek, Ella G. Shields,
President. Secretary.
degree of iio.von
Regular meeting tonight in A. O. U. W.
hall.
The Parish Aid Chapter of St. John's
Guild will meet at St. John's church this
(Thursday) afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Mrs. Campbell, Sea
There will be a Guild reception at Mrs.
J. H. Aley's, corner Fourteenth and Fair
mount this (Thursday) evening, to which
all members of St. John's parish are cor
dially invited. Cars will be held until af
ter the reception.
The Queer Incident 'Which Gar What
Cheer Lotlge Its Nime Not?.
An exchange says that What Cheer
ledge, a famous Masonic body of Provi
dence, It. I., owes its name to the follow
ing incident: When Roger Williams fled
from persecution in .M;is.-aclm-etts as he
crossed the river Seekonk. winch separates
Rhode Island from Ma-sacha&Us, he waa
hailed by some Indiana who were standing
on a rocky point on the Rhode Island
shore with the salutation, "What cheer?"
awl he at once landed to receive from them
a friendly welcome to his new home. Such
is the origin of the name. It is also the
motto of the seal of the city of Providence,
and it is applied to banks, to markets, to
vessels and. in fact, to many things which
need a good name.
It is noticed a3 a remarkable circum
stance that at the closing communication
of Rising Sun lodge, A. F. and A. M.. at
Nashua, N. H., in June, six clergymen,
representing five denominations, were
present Rev. Henry B. Smith. Universal
ist; Rev. William H. Morelaad. Epicopl,
Rev. George W. Grover, Congregational
is: Rev. Dr. J. Z. Armstrong. Methodist.
Rev. C. C. Spenr, Baptist; Rev. 2. A. Keep.
Congregational !:.
The monument to Bro. Rob Morris, LL.
D., at La Grange, Ivy., was unveiled Sept.
SO, the ceremonies beJBg conducted by
Bro. Hiram Bassett, past grand master.
A movement is on foot among the seven
lodges owning the Masonic lot in Belle
fontaine cemetery. St. Louis, to erect &
handsome monameot.
The Cbine d'Cnion, of Paris, France, Is
dead, and its late editor and paMisber his
retired fiwn active partlcfpatiea in Mason-
T &a kaowa le that eSKatrr. 1
UFE Ri A H0USLB0AT.
NEATNESS AND COMFORT IN FLOAT
ING HOMES IN THE WEST.
Pen rictnres of Natives of tho Upper
MUiltilppl Who Spend Their lcb-S
on tho Water They Pay Neither Boat
Nor Taxes and Have No Coal Hills.
Down by the water's edge and upon
the broad bosom of the great Father of
Waters are moored a number of small
boats, which are literally floating homea,
and invite no small amount of enriodty.
This new Venice u located near the
east end of Robert street bridge, and is
popularly set down as a tough village.
Standing upon the bridge. 75 or 100
feet above the water and flats, and look
ing down upon these unique homes, yon
see a desolate stretch of shore line broken
by rock piles, decaying skiffs, irregular
stacks of bark and driftwood, fragments
of tin roofing, rotten seines, broken bar
rels in all stages of hoopless disintegra
tion, and all the other flotsam and jet
sam incident to the beach of a waterway
with tides or a varying volume of water.
In the foreground, and surrounded by
this abomination of desolation, are
moored the string of boat homes.
All are small, but some are larger
than others. From the altitude of the
bridge they look like chicken coops, or
the residences of ultra-fashionable swine.
Descending from Robert street to the
flats by means of a Jong flight of steps,
the first boat approached is a small un
painted affair, stranded npon a stony strip
of real estate temporarily loaned by tho
river. The windows are cnrtamless and
dirty, no smoke curls upward from the
Etovepipe on the roof, and you conclude
that it is untenanted. There i3 a win
dow in the door, and a climb to the deck
lays bare a bachelor's home, confessed
in the comfortless interior
A THRIFTY COUPLE.
The next boat was quito elegant In
comparison. It was about thirty feet
long, painted dark lavender, and had a
latticed porch or veranda, without a
roof, extending around three sides. A
shallow flight of steps led from the
ground to this porch on the deck, and
pretty rustic flower pots and hanging
baskets adorned the steps and hung from
the lattice work. On the back porch a
line full of baby garments fluttered in
the breeze, and a big black dog snooz
ing in the sun kept guard over alL The
owners of this boat are Danes or Nor
wegians. The husband is a turner, and many or
namental pieces of bis handiwork can
be seen about the boat His wages are
2.50 per day, and with no rent, taxes
or assessments, street sprinkling or water
tax to pay, and with an industrious, eco
nomical and tidy little wife, this young
manv is much better fixed for saving
money and enjoying life than oi-half
of the men who get double his salary.
Following along the path the third
boat is reached, and the yonng couplo
who live here are cousins of the turner's
family. Such perfection of neatness in
every detail of the small household it
has probably nover been your good fort
une to see outside of a New England
home. The kitchen floor was as whito
as soap and honest scrubbing could
make it; the round breakfast table was
covered by a bright Turkey red table
cloth; the small cook stove shone like a
mirror, and every cooking utensil in .
sight was bright as a new dollar.
Tho second room was a bedchamber,
and tho same neatness was manifest in
! the hiteness of tho 6Preads nd PilIow
' shams, the worked splasher and shining
toilet set. Not a speck nor a spot any
where. If yon are astonished into re
marking1 upon this high state of cleanli
ness the housewife, who cannot speak
English readily, will point with a smile
to tho oceans of soft water just outside
the window, and the explanation is com
plete, although you leave that house
with your respect for the Scandinavian
housekeeper raised several degrees.
NEAT INTERIORS.
The rooms of this boat are all neatly
papered with a small patterned JEt
paper and bright border of good width.
The floors of the sitting room and bed
room are covered with a pretty square
patterned oilcloth which looks not un
like tiling, and over this is spread a
strip of bright, new ingrain carpet for a
rug. In the sitting room stands a hand
some hardwood swinging crib, finished
to resemble antique oak, and the work
of the turner next door, who i3 second
cousin to tho month old owner of the
crib. Nottingham curtains as white a3
the bed coverings aro up at the win
dows and looped back with bows of rib
bon. A rustic stand and flower bowl, as ar
tistic as inan)' which adorn Summit ave
nue lawns, holds a healthy species of
palm, and rustic baskets filled with deli
cate vines fill the windows and lend an
air of refinement to the room, which is
strangely incongruous because of that
picture of outer abominations that is
imprinted npon the retina of your eyea.
In the fourth boat lives a yonng
couple who are just beginning life.
They are Danes, and have only lived on
the river for one year
Their boat also contains three rooms,
but owing to limited resources they
were unable to fit them up as nicely as
might be desired, but the same scrupu
lous neatness was over everything. The
owner is building another boat, which
is to be forty feet long and have four
rooms when completed. A boat of this
aze, if built by himself, will cost the
owner in the neighborhood of 100. The
ooat now occupied by this couple was
built by the man at odd times at a cost
of $?6.
mis man, who is tne janitor or a
Seventh street building, has lined the
walls and ceilings with thick paper, and
the house u sung in the coldest weather.
The Email hold m the bottom of the
boat has more or less water tn it. and in
summer it makes a very good milk
house, while in winter they can keep a
supply of meat on the ice without any
trouble, and save money by buying in
Iwge quantities St. Paul Pioneer Prea.
A CooptriMo of Term.
"Father," dd Willie, "did Colambc
discover the Atlantic ocean
"Why. certainly not. What made you
ask siteh ft question?'
"My joggeifysays he came across it."
WaAhlagton Post.
Th Only rtlffbt "Way.
Merchant (to editor of Gratown Basle, I
Good morning, CoL Sheer, aad how do
job find things?
Rrfitjtr Wll sir whfsTr 1 want ta
fimj anything I advertise in The Bosle. J
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NSW X2RK STSRE
1500 yards of Homespun Beige plaids very
stylish, 40-inclies wide, and 25c would be a veiy
low price for them. "We will close them at 15
cents a yard. They will go with a rush.
tlaiQifflS'QASH HBNDSRS2N
72 V
123 to 127 ST. Main Street
"We have never sold desirable
millinery at such small prices as
this season.
We can trim to your order
hats or bonnets at $4 to $G that
will cost yon elsewhere 50 per
cent more.
Come and see our millinery
and consult Miss Allison about
your winter hat. She is certain
ly the best trimmer in Wichita.
For special surprises in the
millinery line see Friday morn
ings paper. Buy your millinery
here, we will save you money.
UUNSON & McNAMARA.
m
MONDAY
Your jchoice of our Gilt Papers 15c per roll
A good line of Gilts at 10 cents.
All Silks, Felts and twenty inch Ingrains, 10 cents.
We must move tho stock. Holliday Goods arriving
rapidly and we want the room.
Picture mouldings and frames regardless of cost.
The Hyde & Humble Sta'ry Co.
114 North Main Street.
GBO.W.KNOBR,
GROCER!
Formerly at Douglas ajnd Fourth Avenues, has resumed
business at the old Diamond Front
131
And Respectfully Solicits Your Patronage.
Ono on Gorger.
"Here, waitorl" exclaimed old Gorjcer,
"take this stuff back. It isn't lit for a pig
toont."
"Zen, eare, you must not eat eet," re
plied the waiter; and Gorger wondered
why everybody smiled. Munsey's Weekly.
High Minded.
Father Didn't I hear high words be
tween you and your brother Just now.
Henry?
Henry Very likely, father, but unrHy
vou wouldn't wih me to ue low Ian
Eyes Ears Nose
Are all racr or lew affctM by catarrh. Th ryr
beconio InSamod. red and waury. with doll. fcr
pain between there; tbcra are roarlac. baxilnit a
in the ran, and KmiaUmn Iba ferartag U aS-rtd.
there Is CMUst dlTbU diftcbarc from th
&cmc, tad breath, aad In mBr ca km of tfce K-aM
of saeU. All tb"H dUarrab! f rsi?toa diftp
par -wfefn ta dtwa U certd by Ilood'a Hirn?r.
111a. wbich eijMli frcna tho blood U lrnparttr from
wbin catarrh arises, toon and rprtcm lb diva.
ed oixxa tc heallfc. aod bdldj a? tie wb4e ra-
Chronic Catarrh
"I Ia4 t& wont ras5toni of cisnxAe catarrh for
tiro years. So Uovbtom vu it tii I eosld &ot
mU or Utto. I famad Uood'f SaraaparttU a K"7
ri ad I a sow fr from Uda awfai 4tnu "
J. K. hxxytis. Bar Stsra. K. V.
Permanent Benefit
"I bare sd Hood' Parr?nil Ict catarrh with
Terr fStlc&rrr rt-ioJU. I hare reccftcd Bor
prraaaaK btwSt frota it tiaa from xr otir
rsly., J. T. IHTBB.1X3. Strfator. I2L
Hood's
Sarsaperilla
Said by a3 drurjitt. fl atxferlS. Vtrptrvi osir
by C I. li'XD a Low.. K4H.
J OO Doses One Dollar
KANSAS
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wichita:
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123 to 127 N. Main Street.
On Sale Friday Morning 60
pieces of mohair finished rerja
at 0 1-4. cents per yard. This is
a bargain you ought not to miss.
If you see this cloth you will
buy it.
On Sale Now 25 pieces of
yard wide Oxford Suiting at 16
cents. This Jot are handsome
styles, resembling closely high
priced imported goods.
The best values in blankets
and quilty are here lor you to
see.
Don't miss coming this week.
JIU.VSOK & MGKJLttJLllA.
OEM
N. MAIN ST.
Election - Hats.
-AT
GOLDSTANDT'S
Fashionable Hatter
204 Douglas Av
Silk Pluh Brajib given with every ea
3IILLEE & HULL,
LEADING-
Tailors and Drapers.
orlallr Invite patron from
on "f town yrlnhtnz flrat-claai
work to !nnct their good
and prlrrn before leaving their
order.
oyLY yinsr-cLASs work.
-:-POPULAR PRICES -:-
131 X MJlRKET ST.
$G $6 8

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