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A IjUUL JILLLLiUiN.
'A cool million!" said Mrs. ArcKbald,
of Hew York, oracularly. "I know it is
not less than a cool million." She was
very exact, you will observe, in stating
the precise temperature of this large
sum of money.
She meant John Warbeck's fortune,
made in Colorado, with which he was
now on his way, after long years of ab
sence, to his sister's home. There cer
tainly never was a family in such a state
of excitement over an approaching event
as was ours now. Nothing else had been
talked of for weeks. The only person
who appeared the least bit calm was
Mr. Archbald, but then he, you know,
was a nonentity.
After his wife had spoken the above
words he folded up the letter ho had
been reading, sheathed it in its envelope,
and resumed his breakfast.
Mrs. Archbald eyed him impatiently
for some time, and then said rather se
verely: ""Well, Mr. Archbald, if you can
find time to tell me, I should like to know
what my brother John says. When will
he arrive? Pray don't choke!"
To-morrow morning,'1 answered the
old gentleman, "but not with a cool mill
ion.'' 'Something very near it then only a
"Considerably less, my dear a twenty
" What? Please talk sensibly, Mr. Arch
bald. 1 hate jokes and riddles; I don't
"He said he never had more than two
hundred thousand dollars, and that he
lost last week in St. Louis at cards. You
know his weak point Ho always would
play. Everybody gambles at the mines.
He sat up two days and two nights over
the game they call faro, and left the
table with fifty dollars in his pocket
"When he arrives here he will havo about
twenty. Ho intends to begin the world
ugain, and I suppose wo shall havo to
take care of him till he can get an open
ing." Mrs. Arohbald had turned deadly
pale. She seized her husband's letter
and hastily read it through. Yes, it was
quite true, and John Warbeck was com
ing back after so long an absence, just
as he had gone a beggar.
"Very well," said his affectionate sis
ter, 'Til take care to teach the gentle
man that this is not the almshouse He
always was a fool, but ha shall find that
I am not one at any rate."
Fanny eyed her mamma with some
curiosity. All the past week she had
heard nothing but praises of Uncle
John's shrewdness and industry, and
particularly of his self sacrifice and good
sense in never marrying.
"If anything should happen, my love
he is ofd? you know, and has led a
wearing life-it would distress me be
yond measure. I should never recover,
I fear. But von see. Fannv. evervthincr
positively every penny ho has would f
go to you. You must be very attentive
to your uncle, darling."
So mamma had previously often said,
and now the change of sentiment was
as startling as it was sudden. Instead
the new instructions were: "Your undo
has no claim upon us, child. You must
take very little notice of him."
Fannie was a pretty and also a good
girl, and she felt very much distressed
at the idea of ill treating her poor old
uncle, and so when Lucius Mallory came
that ovening she confided everything to
Lucius was her admirer, under strong
protests from the maternal head of the
house, as his pecuniary prospects were
at present rather dismal, but he was al
lowed to visit the young lady once or
twice a week, strictly as a friend, and 1
think it needs no conjurer to tell us thnt
the two young peoplo were not dream
ing of any such thing aB marriage. As
to the ring in the little trunk up stairs,
kept always locked up, where it came
from and what it meant, I express no
,l'Indeeditwouldbe a shame, and real
ly a sin. Fannie," said Lucius firing up,f or
ho was young and chivalrous. "If you
must treat the old gentleman coolly in
public I mean before your mamma
you ought to let him know the reason
And this is just what Fannie deter
mined to do.
So the next morning Uncle John ar
rived, He was tall and raw boned and
gray, and certainly very ronghin his ap
pearance; but he had an honest, smiling
face, and a wonderfully hearty way
about hhn that certainly would havo
won the kindness and sjinpathy of al
most anybody except Mrs. William
William Archbald himsolf shook hands
with the old man, and was rather cordial
despite the menacing eje of his wife;
but she was grand and distant, and as
suredly so marked in her bearing that
its meaning could not be misunderstood.
When Fannie kissed her uncle her
mamma's fingers tingled to inflict a cer
tain nuraory chastisement long disused,
but the elder lady commanded her
temper and only said, "Fannie, you
have not watered the flowers, I think."
Uncle John seemed rather surprised.
He had received reams of letters from
his sister Clara imploring him to pay his
long promised visit, and how he boasted
to his friends of the kind hearts that
were beating with so much warmth and
good feeling toward him.
"They will eat mo upl" he had said,
over and over and over, his corded and
weather beaten face radiant with happy
anticipations. "It makes a fellow feel
joyous to think there's somebody caree
for him. Let's wind up ag'in, boys."
I fear it was because ho was entirely
too well wound up that he parted with
his money bo speedily at St Louis. But
did he care now?
"I've a home and good friends to take
caro of me tho rest .nf my life," he said,
ud! this speech considerably annoyed
the gentlemen who heard it, for they
remarked among themselves, "That
old fogy has piles of money hidden
away somewhere. What we've won
isn't a drop in tho ocean. Lets go for
Brit Tncle John declined to plav asram.
When Baby wis tick, we co her Castorfa,
When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria,
When she bec&xne Hiss, she clung to Castona,
"When eba bad Children. she'eave them Castona,
and nothing could persuade him to break
his resolution. He went to bed and had
a good rest, and then, as we know, start
ed at once for. his sister's.
He was surprised, as has been said,
and not without cause. He really could
not understand it Had he omitted any
polite form in his reintroduction to civ
ilized society, or was the whole matter
merely fancy after all? No; certainly
that hauteur and those cold monosylla
bles were as unpleasant realities as one
could experience; and that neglect by
the servants, that consignment to the
stuffy little attic in the back building,
that second table and those cold dishes
these were the grimmest kind of facts.
So in a day or two poor Uncle John was
perfectly miserable. No one had any
thing to say to him, and he moped in his
miserable little den alone, wishing he
had remained at the mines, at St Louis,
anywhere, rather than have come here.
But one evening there was a tip at the
door which interrupted the most dismal
reverie he had yet had, and who should
enter but Miss Fannie!
She threw her arms around the old
man's neck and began to cry a little, and
he, rather bewildered, responded by such
Boothing words as he could command;
and presently she said: "Oh, Uncle John,
what must you think of us all? You are
treated so badly! I am going to tell
you the truth, dear Uncle John; it's
mamma's fault Lucius says it's a sin
and a shame, and so it is, and I won't
encourage or take part in it."
There was a good deal more sobbing,
rather unintelligible and very afflicting
to the listener, but the truth soon peeped
out, and John Warbeck in a flash saw
The revelation was tho greatest grief
of his life. His sister, the pretty, kind
Clara of long ago, changed to this!
"She loved my money and not me!" he
thought "It is worth a quarter of a
million, and more, to find out a thing
like this. Now, what shall I do about it?"
Fannie's countenance soon cleared up,
seeing ho was more cheerful, and so they
talked a long time in the soft twilight
of that little room, and she told him, as
he tenderly smoothed her pretty hair, a
little secret It was, of course, some
thing in regard to Lucius. She and Lu
cius were secretly engaged to bo mar
ried. "And you see this pretty ring, Uncle
John? Well, he gave me that isn't it
beautiful? and it's a pledge, you know,
of his fidelity and truth. We are going
to wait for each other ever so long!"
And truly they were, if poor Fannie
was going to wait for the accumulation
of that "easy competence" upon which
her mamma insisted as a sine qua non,
but which as j et was a thing seriously
projected and not begun.
All this was very delightful to old
John Warbeck, a poetical romance in
which he instantly became profoundly
interested, to the entire exclusion of his
own affairs. He got up, went over to
his trunk, and took from that capacious
receptaclo a pair of oJd fasliioned ear
rings and a breastpin. Tho breastpin
was a large locket set with diamonds,
and there was a faded daguerreotype in
it of a lady some one, perhaps, whom
Undo John had onco admired.
"Yours, my child," he 6aid, tenderly
pinning the gift to her dress, and placing
the earrings in her hand. "When you
look at them sometimes you'll think of
old Uncle John, won't your"
These things were antique enough, it
is true, but worth 1 dare not calculate
how much. Fannie kissed her uncle so
often, between crying and laughing,
that for tho first time he realized the
coveted sensation of "being eaten up."
And eo she left him and slipped down
stairs to 6how them to mamma.
Mrs. Archbald's large eyes opened in
tho greatest amazement
"The handsomest I over saw!" she
ejaculated with a gasp; and that even
ing John Warbeck was invited to sup
with the family "to try tho fried
Somehow ho had a sort of instinct
that enabled him to see humiliation in
anything that savored of resentment,
and so he complied and greatly relished
tho fried chicken. Fannie's little con
fidence, however, was not without its
effect. He no longer remained moping
in his room, but went out every morn
ing with great regularity, and seldom
returned till nightfall. Ho albo became
very intimate with Lucius, and what
ever their secrets were, Fannie, I sus
pect, was not excluded from sharing
"Clara," said Mr. Archbald one day to
his wife, "who do 3'Oti think I met in
Spurrier's banking house this morning,
making a deposit, too?"
"I don't know, Mr. Archbald, I'm
Her husband nodded. Mrs. Archbald
became thoughtful, and "oniothing
startling seemed to have occurred to her.
That night John Warbeck was agreeably
6urp?cd to find that he was no longer
to occupy the little back attic room.
"Why you will insist on that horrid
room, John, 1 can't imagine," said his
sister, "whon you know there aro three
or four vacant chambers on the second
"Well, Clara, it's all one to me," he
answered good humoredly; "but, now
that we aro alone, I want to be frank
with you. I've been here for some time,
and and it" he hesitated "it goes
against my grain to live at any place
without paj-ing fe-r my accommodation,
you know. I don't feel independent
Now, here's a hundred dollars not for
my board, you know, Clara but just as
a present I want you to buy a dress or
something with if
"John Warbeck," said Mrs. Archbald
indignantly, "I do not deserve this in
sult Your home is here as long as mine
is here. I felt honored I felt touched,
John," sho continued, tears starting to
her eys, "when you wrote that you in
tended to spend the evening of your
days under my roof; and now to offer
money to your own and only sister
who his always loved you"
And she quite broke down and sobbed
John put away the money and soothed
her as well as he knew how, hut she left
him apparently deeply wounded.
By the time she reached her husband's
study her feelings were evidently under
better control, for she burst in upon that
elderly gentleman, who was quietly read
ing his paper, with the words, "William
Archbald, yon always would have your
own way, and now see the result! My
poor brother, John Warbeck, has been
in this houso weeks weeks, sir and
treated like a dog! You would have U3
all believe he was a pauper, though I
knew from the first he was a man cf
enormous wwisai ne is wOnu a cool
million today if ho is worth a penny!"
"Do you think so, my dear?" gasped
William Archbald, truly astonished.
"I was sure of it from the first, and
but for you, Mr. Archbald, would have
pursued" a very different course from the
shameful one you have made your fam
ily follow. It was only a little subter
fuge on John Warbeck's part His
fortune is intact, and he only wished to
test us. Eccentric wealthy people do
these sort of things every day."
"Bless me! Do they?' ejaculated the
old gentleman in real wonderment
"Well, let us make amends as quickly as
possible. He is not gone yet, luckily."
"It will be difficult, I fear, to repair
the harm done, but I shall try, for our
dear Fannie's sake. He is very fond of
her; that is evident from his giving her
that handsome present And who
else can he leave his money to? I con
sider it settled upon her already; and so,
by the way, that young Mallory had
better cease his visit here. He keeps
more eligible people away; and now that
Fannie is such a distinguished heiress,"
continued Mrs. Archbald, rather san
guinely, "she must make a most brill
"But," timidly suggested Mr. Arch
bald, "hadn't j'ou better find out if your
brother really contemplates leaving her
all his fortune? Nothing like being on
the safe side, you know."
"I shall attend to that, Mr. Archbald,
as I do to everything else that concerns
the interest of this family," answered
the lady, with gloomy sarcasm.
Thus it happened that John Warbeck
was sent for that evening by his sister,
and pressed to pass an hour or so in the
parlor listening to "dear Fannie's mu
sic. She plays so beautifully, John, and
I think it so unkind that you have never
expressed a wish to hear her."
Poor Uncle John had never had the
audacity to even dream of entering such
a sacred spot as the parlor. However,
he accepted the present invitation grate
fully, and Fannie played all the lively
airs she knew he liked simple and cheer
ful music for an hour, and then mamma
contrived to get the man alone near the
window, where they could not be over
heard, and diplomatic proceedings be
gan. "My dear girl will be a treasure to the
man Bhe marries; don't you think so,
"Deed do I, Clara; and I fancy I can
guess who'll be tho lucky fellow that'll
get her," answered Uncle John, making
free somewhat on tho prompting of re
"You surely don't mean young Mal
lory?' "1 do, indeed; and he's worthy of her.
He's a treasure, that young man is,
Clara, honest and industrious; and if he
marries Fannie he'll become a rich man,
"What does ho mean by that?" thought
mamma. "But he is too poor at pres
ent, John; nothing but a trifling salary."
"So he may be," laughed her brother;
"but he ain't dead yet. nor is he aged.
They're suited for each other, sister, and
somebody ought to help 'em to come to
gether." Mrs. Archbald became radiant. She
laid her hand gently on John's arm, and
leaning toward his shoulder said, with
ever so sly an emphasis, "And would
you help them, John?"
"I'd be proud to do it, Clara. I tell
you if I was to see those two married I'd
leave 'em everything I have. Now.
what would you do for 'em, sister?"
Ho looked her rather defiantly in the
eyes, smiling, and yet sharply, too, and
it was as if he were playing his favorite
game of "poker" and had just bet on a
Mrs. Archbald often said she was a
business woman, and let us admit it in
She answered: "John, if you promise
mo to make j-our will in Fannie's favor,
leaving her at your in fact, at your de
cease everything, I will not only con
sent to her marriage with Lucius Mal
lory, but will see that Mr. Archbald
shall settle upon them $20,000 on the day
the wedding takes place."
"Done!" cried John Warbeck. "1
want tho use of my money during my
lifetime; but at my death every penny 1
leave shall go to them."
And so two montlis afterward Lucius
and Fannie were made man and wife,
and began their matrimonial experience
upon a handsome capital. TIip greater
portion of this Lucius invested directly
in accordance with the advice of John
Warbeck, who carried on a branch busi
ness in Colorado, whither he had re
turned. A great deal of money was
made, and things were going smoothly
as could be wished, when poor Uncle
John died. His will was eagerly opened,
and it was found true to his word, that
he had left Fannie everything.
Tho fortune amounted to several hun
dred dollars, which he had accumulated
first by working as a clerk while he lived
in New York with his affectionate sister,
which was what occupied him all day so
mysteriously, and second bv acting as
Lucius Mallory's agent in Colorado after
ward. Mrs. Archbald was naturally
very indignant She felt that she had
been imposed upon; but this was not the
case, for John Warbeck had fully car
ried out his bargain.
Several hundred dollars you will find
a very respectable sum of money if you
happen to be in need, and the amount is
not accessible, but, after all, it is really
not quite so magnificent a thing to con
template as "A Cool Million." New
Shield of tlonor.
This order pay $1,000 on the death of a
member, $5 a week sick benefits, and foO on
the death of a wife of a member. It is
worked upon the assessment plan. The
order contains at present twenty-four
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ARGUMENTS AGAINST GREATER SPEED
The Xlmlt Reached Is 100 Miles an Hour.
To Do Better "Will Keqaire Larger Lo
comotive Boilers, Bijrser TVheels and
Wider Tracks The Danjer Is Great.
"My opinion is that the speed limit of
the locomotive engine has been reached
with the present gauge of track and
diameter of driving wheel," said Expert
Watkins at the National museum. "I
have been given to understand on very
credible authority that an engine on one
road has already mado a record of 100
miles an hour of course over a very
short distance of perfectly straight and
"If that is to bo beaten it will only bo
done by increasing the size of the boiler,
to begin with. To get a greater capacity
of boiler it will be necessary to widen
the locomotive and therefore tho track.
If a speed of anything like 120 miles an
hour is to be obtained in the future the
track must be widened, not by inches
but by feet, and the size of the driving
"Naturally tho question of safety is the
first one brought up in connection with
a discussion of this subject, and it is
asked, Can trains be run with as much
security to life and limb at 130 miles an
hour as at fifty? My answer to this is:
No. Take a given stretch of track, in
perfect condition, with nothing in the
way, and a train is more likely to run
off the rail when going at 150 miles an
hour than when traveling at sixty. But
such ideal conditions are not usually
found in railroading.
FACTS TO CONSIDER.
"You must consider that there are such
tilings as frogs and switches which get
out of order or misplaced, as wdl as a
multitude' of other things more difficult
to look out for the more rapidly trains
are going. Most important to think of,
too, is the fact that if an accident does
occur the train that meets with it is
going to suffer in proportion to the
speed at which it is going at the moment
of interruption. Two trains each going
at the rate of 120 miles an hour and
coming into collision would quickly be
reduced to kindling wood, if not to tooth
picks. "Another thing worth inquiring about
is the number of men that are going to
be required to run one of these engines
of the future that are to travel 120 miles
an hour. Jump on board one of the fast
flying locomotives at Jersey City that
carries you to Philadelphia at the rate
of nearly a mile a minute. Do nothing
but watch the signals as you pass with
lightning speed through city after city
at grade and cross railway after railway
intercepting. You will find that it takes
about all your time to catch them.
"How much leisure has the engineer,
then, to look after his steam gauge and
water gauge, to see to his airbreak, to
make sure that every part of his mighty
machine is in order, to keep in touch
with the train dispatcher's office and to
identify any extra trains as they pass him
so that no mistake shall be made? So
tremendous is the strain upon this man's
I nerves that as a incisure of economy the
company only permits him to work four
days each week, and he spends the re
maining threo in reoting and bracing up
for further contests with space and time.
PERCENTAGE, OF DEATHS.
"Trains in England, on an average,
run faster than in this country. Their
cars or carriages aro not nearly so heavy
as ours: they have not nearly so many
heavy grades and sharp curves, and tho
law gives tho railway exclusive rights
over their tracks, the infringement of
which is punished by fines and imprison
ment In England one person out of
every 5,2o0,000 carried is killed. To ride
on tho railway in France is more than
twico as dangerous, inasmuch as one out
of every 2,000,000 passengers is killed.
Belgium is much safer than England in
this respect; only ono out of every 9,000,
000 is killed on its roads. Safest of all
by far aro the railways of Prussia, which
only kill one out of every 21,500,000
"There are many advocates in favor of
making our railroad cars much lighter,
the argument being that it is absurd to
drag a wholo row of houses over the
rails in older to transport a lot of com
paratively light packages in the shape of
people. But it is very certain that heavy
cars have the advantage to safety in pro
portion to their weight. Yon will notice
that the passengers in the heavily built
parlor cars always get off with very much
less damage in an accident than do the
occupants of the ordinary cars, which
are usually telescoped by tho Pullman
or Wagner coaches.
"Extra heavy weight to draw means
extra expense for the railway companies,
but safety for tho passengers they carry
means saving of money in damages in
these da3-s. Of courso you read in the
newspapera about the running of Boyn
ton's bicycle engine at Brighton Beach at
the rate of a mile in thirty-two seconds, or
112 miles an hour. That may give a no
tion of the future of railroading aa re
gards speed, but I am not myself of the
opinion that tho bicycle idea will work
any revolution in the business of trans
portation by rail." Washington Star.
Forced by Desperation.
He read from the paper:
"One of the scions of European royalty
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Exhausting the Reptile.
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Want a situation.
Want a servant girl.
Want to Mil a (arm.
Want to sell a house.
Want to tray or seJl stock.
Want a rood bor'd'g hottee.
Want to'iMiU plants or grain.
Want to ell (rroccrtm or drags
Want to ell household furniture
Want to maVo any (arm loans.
Want to 8oll r trado for anj-tnlnir.
Want to find customers for aaytalng.
RKAD aT1 ADVERTISE FN OUIt
Aflyertinirc obtain notr cartomers,
Advertising Wps old cttMonifrs,
Ailvortlnlns: llborlly always pays,
Advi-rtlslm nk vu. nosjr,
Advnrtlslni: creatts cenedtnee.
Advertising te proof Of mc?XT
AdrrrtMltig eshlblts pluck.
Advertising mtns "bis,"
N O W i
Yavdfl at Wichita, Mnyfleld. WellliiK
ton. Harper, Attica, a.irdcn 11 tin.
Anthony, Arkansas City, Audale ami
fAND EASY LABOR
flecommandai b; taking Phjsiciirs
Purely Yeeetable and perfect r
harmless Sold tjr all Urtwlt r
snt, pi)it raid, tn plain wrapper on
receipt of fUB. Wht" for circular
THE OMAbK JRrltlCI.Xt. CO..
Charles Lawrence, 102 East
Van Werden & Co., 328 North
Gus Saur, 524 East Douglas
DAVIDSON & CASE
John Davidson, Pioiwer Iroraberman
of Sedgwick Countj.
ESTABLISHED :-: IN :-: 1870.
A Complete Stock of Pine Lumber.
Shingles, Lata, Doors. Saab,
etc., always on band.
OCIce and yards oa Metier aveoae, btwe
DcccLuw a-uinue and first street. Branch rants at
Union City. Oklahoma and El IVao Jnd.TTrtirsry.
M. W. Lxrr. Prn x W otiTsa. v-l'
M. T. KKaxrx. Aas't Caabler.
Wichita National Bank.
PAID UP CAPITAL.
B.H.Koha.A.'W OUrr.ie.W trrr, 1A TTC.
Js BaTttstts. J. O. ZlBUa.
Do a GenermI Banking, Collecting
and Broker ? e BuMtmab.
Eastern ad Foten Exchange
bought and told. r;Djted Stts txmda
of all detioMlGsilai hgM aid wld
Cotinty, IVtrutty and Municipal
REAL ESTATE AGENTS.
W carry a ccTspt Be of an fcJsds ct JSook
aad !tiYs. nea aaarsat T Anal Ztt jaL
tnuucit f D. Horimft. Atstracu. rJ
bocta. f(A DmU, EUclft, yeaary ru&
Keear&s aid JKajtk. Gtotrvtx Km. Pok&l
rssMs fcoca tor farai nA fair Yt-,-crtJ. em. Or
iar tor ejCI prwspay astC&4 ta. JLlirm
TEL mCCKTA EAGLE,
577 Miles - 1105 Minittts
via SAOTA FE KOUTE.
Vestibule Pcllmas Sleepkks,
Vestibule Diking Cabs,
Free Reclixtxq Chair Cam.
Inquire of W. D. Murdock, local agent
for further jipecimens of railroad mathe
matics. R. POWXLT, President. K. T. BJAX V. Ptm
r. W. Wxl-LKB. Jr, Caanlar.
Fourth National Bank.
PAID UP CAPITAL,
SURPLUS, - -
H. T. Bean. E. B. row 11. 0. D. Baraw. I R. Coto
Amos L. Honk. F. W. Wauar. G. VT. Larrlmsrjoa
Morse, B. O. Grayes.
State National Bank.
OF WICHITA, KAN.
John B. Carey Oorc V. WaltJr. VT. F Orssn,
J.P.Allen. Kos Harris. J M.AU-a,K. V. Uaalr." K
Lombard. Jr., Peter Uetto, L D. skianer. James
muecuAWTiD with ths otoosAFKv o tmi country vmu
OBTAIN MUCH INFORMATION FOM A STUDT Of THIS MAP Of TMl
CMcap,MIsM& Pacific By.
Includintr T-dna Eat and Wnt of th Missouri
layer ThnDlettJio to to and from CmCAOO.
BOOK ISLAND. DAVENPORT. DBS 2IOCJK8,
COUNCIL BLTJTT8. WATKIITOWN, SIOUX
FALLS. MINNEAPOLIS. OT PAUL, BT JOS
EPH. ATCEIBON, LEAVXNWOHT1I. KAI'OAS
CITY. TOPKKA. DENVKK. COLORADO HP"N05
and PUEBLO Tton Kc'lnluir Chair Cant to aad
from CiriCAOO. CALDWELL. JIUTCIIINSOH
and DODGE CUT. and Palaca Hloapfn- Cars b
twrnta CHICAGO. WICITTA and IIUTCILTNBO tf.
Dally Trains to and from JUNdl'IEIIEK. In tht
SOLID VEST'RULE EXPRESS TRAIK5
of Through Coarhta Blouprrs. and Dlnln Oar
dally bct een CinCAOO, DE3 MOINES. COUN
CIL. BLUFFS and OMAHA, and Fro llolln!i a
Chair Cara botwn CHICAOO ant DENVJIK,
COLORADO BParNQS and PUCTLO. via EL Joa
eph. or Kansna City and Topaka. Exuuralans
dally, vrlth Cholca of Routaa to and from Bait
&ake. Portland, Loa Anghla and Ban Franataco.
ThaDlrotftLine to and from PUte'a Fa. Maal
tou. Garden of tho Oodfl. tba Sanitarium, and
Scenlo Crandoiira of Colorado,
Via Tho Albort Loa Routo.
Solid Ezprasa Train dally batwoan Cnlcairo end
Minneapolis ftnd St. Paul, -with THBOUOK Ra
dinlne Chair Cars (FREE) to and from thoM
points and Kansoa City. Through Chair Car and
Slefltior botwe-n reoria. Spirit Lake and Btaux
Folia ! Rock Island. Tto FaTorit Llna to
Watertovrn. Sioux Fal's, tha Bummer Raaorta and
HunUnff and Flshlnff Grounds of tha Northwest.
Tho Short Lino tIo, Benoca and Kankaxt eB
facilities to travel to and from Indianapolis. Cin
cinnati nnd othar South jrn polnta.
ForTlckaU. Knm, FaUra. or dsairsd lnforsaa
Uon, apply at any Coupon Ticket Offlc. oraWrai
E. ST. JOHN, JOHN SEBASTIAN,
Gen'l Manager Oen'l TTrt. ft Pass. Air
t KICAO . 'I
TO WEAK MEN
BaCWrlng from tha effects of yestaful errors. earJif
drear, was' org -eai nw. lot manhood, etc-1 W.J
Mils TaiuuUa trestiwi al", containing fttU
particnJars fnr home enn, FREgof charge. A
aciendid mmllcal work j sbonld h read by Tery
n.n ir&O s D'rruuji anu ufwmi. .w
aref P. C yomjac, MootaatCwi
I A Cook
A fcnins itoom Otrl
Td hell a Ilefldix o.
j Kal Estate
Eoad and AdrerttM is Our Want Oolnau.
MISSOURI :-: PACIFIC
The most popular ronto to Karma
City, fit. Louis and Chicago 3 all
rotate Unit aad 2for& also to Hot
8prinjr, Art,,, Nctr Orloaoa. Florida,
and all polnta Souta und SoaLaeaat.
SOLID DAILT TRAHJ8
St. Louis, Kansas City, Pueblo
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars
COLORADO SHORT LINE
The Shortest Itaate to BU Loala.
Ei.K3AB 0TTT TO ST. LOUIS.
Polls an Buffet gkrtrptc Car.
Vrc KcltmSMg Ghlr Car,
H. C TOWN8ENO.
To KUttt a IIotum
To jBorrosr tlnnrj
A&& Many Other T&laxs
J. P. ALLEN,
B?erjf Kepi is a Ffcta Dng to
10S J5AST DOUGLAS ATE.
iriCXITA. - - - KAN,