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AFRICANUS AND AFRICANA.
pen Picture of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley by
Nett Yoke, Not. 17. The lady is first,
ts of right. Mrs. Henry M. Stanley, sho
who was Miss Dorothy Tennant, is tall
and slight. She has a wealth of golden
brown hair, her eyes are large, soft and
brown, her complexion is like porcelain,
and she had when she arrived in New
York a great deal of color. Sho walks
gracefully, with a lissomo movement, and
her feet are as small as those of an Ameri
can belle. Sho is slender and her figure is
good. "When she arrived on the Teutonic
the wore a circular of blue cloth, trimmed
with gray fur, a black hat and a face veil.
Sho moves continually to a position near
her husband, and she has a habit of taking
refuge behind him when she is talking.
This, however, seems to bo a survival, for
Bhe will retreat behind her mother, if Mrs.
Tennant Is near, when questioned by any
one she does not know well. She has a
wonderfully epirituelle expression, the look
of a born artist, and the contrast between
herself and her husband recalls the old
proverb anent contraries in marriage.
It may be the fame which Stanley Afri
canus has won as a traveler and explorer,
as a man whom no difficulties may daunt
nnd no dangers detain, that produced in
my mind the impression he was physically
a big man. What was my surprise at hav
ing the smallest man in the group stand
ing near the Teutonic's rail pointed out to
ineas the man from Africa. Stanley is
about 5 feet 9 inches, I should Indue. His
face is of n peculiar color. There seems to
bo an under color of tan, as though ho
had been darkened by the sun and tho
bcarf skin had been put on afterward.
Hia hair is silver white, the tint being that
f frosted metal. His eyes aro hazel and
DOROTHT TESNAKT STANLET.
rather small, and ho has a trick of half
. closing them when talking to you. His
mustache is white, and there is not enough
of it to hide the expression of his mouth,
which looks as though he might bo terri
bly bitter in his speech on occasion. His
iigure is compact, and he moves as only
those mpVa who are physically powerful.
He is careless in his dress, as are most men
who have spent much time in the free lifo
of the wild; he woro his gloves unbut
toned and one end of his coat collar turned
up. Ho is terribly earnest in manner; ho
Impresses you, moves you, by this earnest
ness. Generally he talks in a rather low
tone of voice, but his sentences can ring
out as he becomes excited by the subject
matter of his speech. His voice is wonder
fully sympathetic iu timbre; it recalls tho
description of Cardinal Newman's voice:
"Thoro aro tears in ?t!" As he bpoke of
the men who died at Yambuya, the Arabs
Xnd Zanzibaris, I wish you could have
heard the pathos, the exceeding mourning,
tt the words: "These men were my men,
my officers. They did not belong to tho
committee; they were mine. Many of
them were old and tried friends whom I
had trusted only to find them true. My
friends died J here!" His voice expressed
tho 6orrow as well as the rage which filled
his heart as ho thought of that long
Tho man hecnis to be devoid of humot.
Jokes affect him not, nor does lie approach
tbem in his talk. Ho is grim as well as
earnest. Ilo repels and attracts at the
fcume time. Ho has an air of infinite pa
tience, and in his talk you aro impressed
by an evident thoroughness shown in small
things. This explains (o you his success.
Nothing is so little as to bo without a
claim on his attention, nothing so largo
that ho will not study it. But the suffer
ing ho has gone through has left its mark,
for on his face t here is a look as of one who
has drawn tho veil and gazed at death face
lo face, yet has not been afraid.
Southern 'Writers In "cw York.
NEW York, Nov. 17. Mrs. Margaret A,
plcton Baker, of Baltimore, is a relative of
.Mrs. Jerome Bonaparte. Sh,e ia a versatile
writer and a prominent member of the
Woman's Press club.
Mrs. Beftttie, another southern woman,
has becu upon the editorial staff of Tho
Sun for twenty years. She has the society
und fashion department, and is assisted by
ncorps of younger writers. "Aunt Fanny"
Barrow is a native of Charleston, S. C.
She lives in her own handsome house in
New York. She has vrittcn over seventy
books for children, among which are tho
Nightcap series. Her sister married llich
urd Grant White.
Miss Mary Tucker Magill writes for Har
per's publications. A recent story is en
titled "Sis." She is a Virginian, and has
written a history of her own state which
is in extensive use in its schools. She has
visited Alaska, and is preparing a book
upon that very interesting part of our
country. While traveling she carried her
own camera, and made photographs which
will be used Li illustrating tho book. '
The prettiest newspaper woman In New
York is MUs Elizabeth Bis.land.of Georgia.
She was formerly engaged on The Times
Democrat, of New Orleans. Coming to New
York she became the society editress of
The World. She is now upon tho staff of
The Cosmopolitan Magazine. With her
Mster. who has a still trreater renutation
for beauty than herself, she occupies a fiat ' 3' "route step aud anus at will," some
in Park avenue. Her rooms are elegant llmos Retting up a pretty good imitation
and arc handsomelv furnished. The din- !
ing room has a dudo and frieze of water
lilies. The ceiling represents a silver
clouded sky, and the wood work and fur- mou.v " "ite years. .Not only is there a
niture are of English oak. The library natural tendency to reUx the old strict
walls are hidden bv books, the top shelves. ' n. 0,lt " of the younger radicals
ornamonted by costly bric-a-brac, whilo Iunke il a Pint lo boisterous. The
rich rugs cover the floor. She is said to be United States parliament (which was
a tireless student; certainly she is rapidly
winning her way upward.
X)Istrc In Ireland.
Mr. Balfour, "head of tho goven "ent"
in Ireland, has made a flying tnp though
the districts where the potato crop failed,
and states poMimly that the distress ia
not greater than the country as a whole
can reliec Railroad building will be be
gun at once, which he thinks will furnisk
reoriv onouifli for xh iw.h .-..
VTaea. Baby nas siut, we gro her Gastorfa,
When she was a Ghild, sho cried for Ctstaria,
'When she Decame MIm, sho clung to Castorio,
When she had Children, she give themC&slona.
OF LEGISLATIVE GIANTS.
KNOWN AS BRITAIN'S PARLIAMENT
AND THE AMERICAN CONGRESS.
now tho Scssloas of These Great Law
Making; Bodies Are Opened Some Not
abilities ITfao Will lie Seen 2o More at
(Copyright by American Press Association.
Having seen the congress of the United
States open its session and enjoyed many
hours in listening to its debates I naturally
wanted to "take a go" at the house of com
mons while in London before the recent
autumn adjournment, but that thing
"cawn't be done any day, don't you know."
MR- barkes, or Georgia.
) In fact-more negotiation is required to get
a look at the commons in session than to
see President Harrison. The important
distinction between the capitol buildings
of the two nations is this: In Washington
the halls of congress and their galleries
make up most of the interior; at West
minster palace the hall is but an insignifi
cant room in the great building, while the
gallery is no larger in proportion than
that set apart for negroes in old southern
Nor was it easy toiirtd Americans who
knew much about the commons, for it is
a singular fact that of tho many thousand
Yankees in London during "the beason"
scarcely one in a hundred gets a peep at
tho house. To the question, however, as
to what struck them most, as different
from tho congressional proceedings, all
who had looked at parliament answered:
"The habit of cross-examining the cab
inet officials. There would have to bo
quite a revolution at Washington before
our fellows would stand up and answer
any question any member ot theopposition
part chose to ask."
As a matter of fact, tho ministers do not
answer all the questions; they are at liber
ty to "reserve a rpply when important in
terests might be jeopardized by premature
publication." And when they do answer
their words are often so ordered that an
American has to study them with the aid
of a world's atlas, a political dictionary
nnd a set of the "blue books" to get at the
exact meaning. It is .'.musing to note,
however, that human nature breaks out in
much tho same way at Westminster and
Washington. The members in tho minor
ity usually ask in such a way as to imply
that tho whole concern is going to the
"demnition bowwows," and the minister's
answer contains a marked implication
that tho British empire is now in the high
est state of prosperity, and would be in
much better caso were it not for the pesky
The practice of the monarch's appearing
in person is gradually falling into disuse,
and so the nppioaching sesion will doubt-
MR. CIIEADLE, OF IXDIAXA.
less be opened as many preceding ones
have been, by the lords commissioners
. that is, by the lord chancellor and five other
members of the privy council. Exactly at
I 2 o'clock on the day set Lord Chancellor
i Halsbury takes his seat "on the woolsack,"
and tho lords present also take scats and
remain silent for about one solemn min
ute. Then the lord chancellor walks into
a side room and soon mtppcnrs at the head
of the commission all the six in gorgeous
scarlet and ermine robes. They range
themselves on a bench in front of the
throne, and the cliHnceilor commands the
"gentleman usher of the black rod" (Hon.
Sir James K. Drummond, G. C. B., at pres
ent) to announce to her majesty's, com
mons that the lords await.
Tho commons meanwhile are having a
good deal of fun. The speaker siinply calls J
them to order, and thon they fall to talk- !
ing and laughing, inquiring as to each
other s health during tho recoss and chaf
fing" the late comers. The door toward
the lords opens, the cry of "Black Bod" is
raised and there is silence. He bows three
timos and delivers hi message, then fol
lows the speaker out, and all the members
march after to tho hall of the lords. Of
late years there has been much relaxation,
and few of the commoners listen to the
proceedings. The royal commission is read
by the clerks, each of the six commission
ers rising and bowing as his name is men
tioned. Then Lord Halsbury reads the
queeu's speech, but no one hears it. Tho
members will soon have the papers con
taining it, and so they, especially the com
moners, put in the time nocially. They are
theu dismissed, and go to their own hall
of college rush.
Such iu brief is the account given by all
Americans who have witnessed the cere-
named. congress only uy a sort of accident)
never was very lonnai, ana nence in .mr-
ican histories one finds none of thoe florid
and t-tiiiiitni de.-siriptiou of its Ixigtnninpi
so common iu Enu'li-.i histories. With
but three exceptions pxy majorities have
always been s large t jmI spankers were
cbunen with no stru. tie in the house,
though thero is generally a hot time in the
The clerk of the preceding house of
representatives makes up the ht of the
new house, calls the same to order at noon
on the first Monday in December, calls the
roll and presides till the houuc chooses a
speaker, and then retires without cere
mony to private life. Three times, how
ever, in American history the clerk has be
comea man of great importance,and once he
was a bigger man than the president. This
was in December, 1S33, and John W. Forney
was the man. The house began ballotingon
the Sd of December and kept it up till Feb.
1. 1S5& then doinaiiing of giviog any c&n-
didate a majority of all tko votes cast, 7.
agreed to allow a plurality to elect, and
on Feb. 2 Nathaniel P. Banks became
speaker. It is an odd coincidence that
after having been a general and governor
of Massachusetts ho returned to congress
for s time and at tbo late election was de
feated by Sherman Hoar.
Tho senate being ia t&eory a continuing
body, and having the vice president for its
presiding officer, meets very much as if
it had adjourned but the previous day.
Nevertheless the opening of a new con
gress excites general attention, and the
galleries are usually crowded, as they are
also at the opening of the second session.
At this tho speaker usually Bays a few nice
things about his joy at meeting the mem
bers again, and it is presumed that nothing
has lately happened to cause Mr. Reed to
omit that cheerful courtesy this year.
At tho opening of the next congress,
however, there will be fun. There always
is some fun over the proceedings of the
new members, and the house of the Fifty
eecond congress will certainly be "new."
Entire state delegations will consist.of new
men, and there will be nearly 100 members
who have never served in any parliament
ary body, not even a state legislature. Of
those new to congress 120 will bo Demo
crats and 80 Republicans as near as can
now be determined with a somewhat un
certain quantity of Farmers' Alliance men.
That nearly all tho prominent Republicans
of preceding congresses were "left" is of
common knowledge, but it Is a little sur
prising to observe that many prominent
Democrats are in the same fix.
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MR. OROSVEXOR, OF OHIO.
Georgia, for instance, returns bnt four
oil members, while Kentucky sends nine;
Indiana returns some old Democrats, but
of Republicans not one, and so on "all
around the board." The hall of the house
will look queer to old visitora. Among
the most noted absentees will be Messrs.
McKinley, Butterworth, Cannon. McAdoo,
Lawler, Grosvenor, Kennedy But the list
is too long. Some who had not had
time to acquire leadership will be greatly
missed, among them the gigantic Barnes,
of Georgia. He is b.0 intellectually and
physically, but was turned down in the
general overturn. He is the biggest man
in tho present house and among the very
Mr. Cheadle, of Indiana, has been con
spicuous for several reasons, and stands as
a remarkable example of how much talent
lies concealed about the country till some
exigency calls it out. He ran the usual
course of the ambitious country boy, first
as teacher in a district school, then law
student and for some time editor of a ram
shackle country newspaper, the financial
condition of whicli was matter for laugh
ter ana tears, rue coming of a circus
show, with its usual 30 bill for a "mam
moth ad," was a whit:; day with him then.
I speak feelingly on this subject, for Mr.
Cheadle sold the concern to me. He went
to Frankfort, Clinton county, got a better
show, and at the end of a long party dis
sension was nominated as a compromise
candidate, thus becoming the mem l)er from
the Ninth Indiana district. lie served his
constituency admirably, and, having been
a private for threo years in the Seventy
first Indiana, he naturally stood forth as a
"soldier champion." According to north
ern Indiana custom (and not a very good
custom) he was given but two terms.
Gen. Charles Henry Grosvenor, of the
Fifteenth Ohio district, is also a soldier's
champion, and has had nn extremely varied
axperience as lav or, soldier and speaker
of the Ohio house; nevertheless, at the end
of his third congress he goes out. Texas
dispenses in the near future with Hon.
William Harrison Martin, of the First dis
trict, and the' do saj tlurt. but for the
lucky accident of a bell loy with a sharp
nose the world would have dispensed with
him, for Mr. Martiu is the man who "blew
out the gas." Tho facts aro not fully
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MR. MABTIS, OF TEXAS,
known, for M:ij. Martin threatened death
to any man who told them, and actually
Assaulted one reporter.
"Billy" Mason, of Chicago, will also be
missed, and "Little Giant" McCarthy,
"Sawmill"' Rogers, of Arkansas, and Mc
Clammy, of North Carolina, in fact, when
one looks over the list of the bright and
witty, the old familiar and the solid, the
comical aud the slightly ridiculous one
who Mill not come back, he is compelled to
wonder who the remarkable and eccentric
characters iu the next congress will be.
J. H. Beadle.
Sid Uo lioo Thvm?
"My father," sRfs a Colorado judge,
"was a .stern, exacting man, who dkl not
seem to think a boy on a farm needed any
time to go fishing or to haat woodchucks.
He was also a beLever in the free tiseof the
rod, which, as 1 used to think, ofton spoil
ed the child.
"One week my father had to leave home
to be gone t hree days. He took me out to
a field of potatoes and said, 'John, I want
you to hoe those potatoes while I am gone.
I shall be gone just three days. You can
do it in that time if you arc spry.'
'As soon as father was gone I went out
and looked the field over. It was just the
season of trout fishing in our region. I
said,Sho, I believe Ican hoe that field in
two days easy enouhf So I went off and
fished all the first day.
"The second day I went ont and looked
the ground over, -jad said, 'I bebeveif I get
up early and work real hard I can hoe
thnse potatoes in one day.' So I went and
fished all the second day.
"The third morning I went out, and the
field seemed to have grown twice &s big is
the night. I said, 'I can't do it ia one day
the best I can work, and father will lick
me for fishing two whole day, aayhowr" ;
So I went and fished the third day
The judge doasn t tell whether he ilnaily
hoed the potatoes or not, bnt he has cer
tinly been a card worker since then, and
perhaps the rod did not speil ike child
after all. Youth's Corcpaalon.
ST ' Vs 7-2k-jF.
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Overcome by Woman.
There were four pretty tough, looking
cnaracters sitting on bench in Battery
park the other day relating their adventures
to each other. One had been in a mutiny
at sea; a second had been & terror to a whole
county, and a third intimated that he had
once trained wifh a band of pirates. The
fourth was a lanky, long faced man with
t sunken chest, and when the others had
anished he said:
"Gentlemen, why was I run ont of Chi
vajo? Because the papers called me a holy
Iwror and put the police on to me. You
probably remember of tbe five policemen
prho were found dead in a bunch? I had to
"Of course you did," they assented.
"Why did the governor of Kansas set a
price on my head 810,000, dead or alive?
xou probably saw in tbe papers that only
ane man out of the thirteen in the sheriff's
posse returned alive? Didn't want to do
H, but had to."
"Certainly; just our case," they replied.
"I'd like to go to St. Louis," he contin
ued, "but it wouldn't be prudent. You
probably saw the account of my stealing a
steamboat and runnin x her off?"
"Of course we saw," replied the three.
The lanky man was ready to rotate an
other chapter of his life when a lame
foman with a few pj:irs in a basket came
long and said:
"Come, now, move along, and give me a
ait of the bench."
No one moved. They hardly realized her
presence. They were busy thinking what
desperate mec they were.
"And that's the kind of gentility ye show
a poor, lame woman, is it!" exclaimed the
indignant female, and dropping her basket,
she seized them one after the other and
flung them into the middle of the path.
As the last one went she sat down in the
middle of the, bench, got a brace for her
feet and continued:
"Aud now let's see the whole four of yez
trot mo out of this!"
They didn't try. Humbly, meekly and
lamblike they sauntered away to find an
other bench, totally ignoring the fact that
they were desperate men of decided vil
lainy. New York Sun.
Wood Dncks and Tholr Youaff.
Oddly enough, when tho wood birds go
bathing, they prefer the dancing ripples to
the still shining of the pools. Instinct,
perhaps, tells them of the greedy fish and
big hungry turtles that lie in wait in the
depths. See that puir of wood ducks
wheedling nnd chattering about the hall
dead sycamore that bends over the stream
Mrs. Duck made her nest in tho soft rotten
wood at top of it. She has just hatched
out a dozen balls of yellow down and is
setting about getting them down to the
Once there, they will swim like duck.
indeed. But flying b as yet beyoud them
and the nest is twenty feet in air. Look
close and you will seo the mother inn)
poised with half spread wings just outside
the nest. Slowly, cautiously, with low,
cautious cries, her mate pushes one of tin
ducklings quite upon the middle of her
back, gives a sharp, satisfied quack, and at
once she sails down, settles herself in mid
stream, ditcsgeutly ami leaves her babj
sitting on the water withoutin the leasl
knowing kow he got there.
With a shake of tho wings and a quack
that says "Take care!" se is off to the
nest, and keeps it up till all her little ones
are launched. As sho brings the last n
cruel thing happens. Right below her
flock there is a swift up swirling of water
Something brown and unwieldv comes a!
most to the surface, then sinks iike lead
ami takes with it the plumpest, downiest
of all the yellow darlings. Inside a minute
another is dragged down, and another, and
still another the snapping turtle, which,
once he has taken hold, "never lets go."
Anyway he has a weakness for ducklings.
Ho would eat the whole '.dozen of them if
the distracted parents did not hurry them
There they will not be in very much bet
ter care. Foxes live in the caves all along
the bluffs. Minks, too, and weasels and
coons. Any night you may hear them
splashing about in the waters for mussels,
cra3fish and such small deer. Forest and
Motive Power of the "World.
Four-fifths of the engines now working
in the world have been constructed during
the last twenty-five years. France owns
47,500 stationary engines, 7,000 locomotives
and 1,650 steamboat engines. Germany has
10,000 locomotives of all kinds, 59,000 sta
tionary engines and boilers and 1,700 ship
and steamboat engines. Austria has 12,
000 stationary engines and 2,800 locomo
tives. The force equivalent to tho working
power steam engines represent: In the
United States, 7,500,000 horse power; ic
England, 7,000,000 horse power; in France,
8,000,000 horse power; in Austria, 1,500,000
horse power, and in Germany, 4,500,000
horse power. In these ficures the motive
power of locomotive engines is not in
cluded, whose number in all the world at
the beginning of 16D0 was 105,000, repre
senting a total of between 5,000,000 and
7,000,000 horse power; for the sake of con
venience we will say G,000,000 horse power,
which, added to the other powers enumer
ated above, gives us a total of 40,000,000
horse power for the world. St. Louis Re
public The Hoy Got It Afterward.
A certain Dexter man isn't n success
as a mouser. Furthermore, he has a
voting son who has shown himself shock
ing! deficient iu the way of compassion
for the suffering. Tho other morning a
mouse crept cautiously from the open
door of the cellarway. The mau of the
house grabbed a broom, carefully poised
his weapon and launched a mighty blow
at the venturesome rodent. AsThe&truclc I
, . , . , , r
in toe caught m a m- and away he
gayly went, head tirst. bump, thump,
bang to the bottom of the cellar stair?.
As he was trying to remember whether
'twas last year or day before to-morrow
he became conscious of a face peeking
over the door all, a face squizzled with
a twibt of demoniac glee. A pause and
then the shrill voice of his younger
chirped. "rAe git 'ira, d-a-a-dT
j " The truth, the whole truth,
fl and nothing but the truth."
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IVhen ordering state WHAT form li
l'lsh Produce Many E?ss
It has been found by count and estimate
that a shrimp every year produces about
6,800 eggs, a prawn 8,800. a lobster 21,o00,
a flounder 133,407, a mackerel 454,051,
a herring 3(5,000, a cod 8,080,760, a ling 10,
1MS,G35. The swarm of enemies to which
the eggs of lish are exposed renders neces
sary the production Of a much larger num
berthau are hatched and come to maturity,
otherwise any species must soon become
extinct. St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Keep Oat of Debt.
Every one who has a fixed income of any
land am and ought to regulate his ex
penditures so as to bring them within it.
This is a habit which should be inculcated
in the very earliest years. The child with
an allowance for his pleasures, be it ever
so small, should never be suffered to ex
ceed it or to draw upon the future. The
youth should be taught to undergo any
self denial rather than to borrow the
money to obtain a gratification. There is
more true independence iu this lesson than
iu hundreds of shouts or boasts of liberty,
which too often only convey the idea of
casting off duty and Obligation.
Such instruction, how ever, will bousele-v
while example points the other way. The
father and mother who live beyoud their
means, who incur debt for the pleasures ol
the table or of dress, or for tho vanity of
competing with neighbors aud keeping ur
a certain style of living, or for private in
diligence of any kind, need never expect to
cultivate in their child an honorable de
termination to owe no man anything.
A Primitive Town.
The picturesque inland town of South
port, which has attracted so many visit
ors by its primitivoness und refreshing sea
breezes, possesses no town hull, town
pump nor town crier; neither does it boost
nny physician, undertaker, grave stone
dealer, lawyer or barber; nor on its streets
and highways can be found any black
smith shop, apothecary shop, milliner's
shop, shoo dealer's establisiimcnt, jewel
er's store or fish market; nor is there any
settled pastor to diiiiene gospel truths o
the people, but still the town gets on ver
well. The church pulpit is occupied abot:
every Sunday, and when the .services of any
professional gentleman are needed he i
summoned from the next town. The peo
ple live quietly but comfortably, and they
learn to do without many things that most
people count among the necessaries of life.
Itcintr Slimed In Iniliu.
In my wanderings about the world,
writes a veteran traveler, being of the Eau
tyre, a hunter and a hairy man, I have
tested the burlr- cf many nations, and
bought their facial implements, too. The
razor of India, though a clunwy looking
emi-discof steol on a straight handle, does
its work, in native hands, on scalps (as a
religious rit and on rough faces, very
neatly and comfortably bv merely moist
e.iing the epidermis with cold water, soap
ift'ing prohibited. Many a time hat that
primitive instrument crashed my chin
without making a scratch. At the courts
of oriental tyrants drawing a drop of
1 !ood during the operation of having whh
h capital offense a procatitionary edict,
ao doubt. Exchange.
Salt rr 3Io(li.
For moths salt is the best e.xtermlnatdr
f he nuns in one of th hospital convent
have kried everything else without success
nd their T1 irt fv'l"t ", the5
have so much clot hmit of the Mck who p
tbere ,, Mrw. whrn drui olt0
leave there qiiintinei d nothing, etc
'I bey had a room f-t.l of leathers whict
wen? seat for pillow tuaking, aad thej
were in despair, as they von Id not oxter
minute the moths until they were advisee
to try common salt. They sprinkled n
around, and in a week or ten dayj the
were altogether nd cf the moths. Thej
are never troubled now. New York Jour
That's -what you ought to know about
the thing you wash with. What good
soap doesn't hurt, Pcarlinc cannot.
That's only part of the truth. Pearl
ine washes and cleans without the
rubbing and scrubbing that wear
things out without the work
that makes women old. Half
your labor js spared by it ; twice
the work is done with it;
time and money are saved by
it "Nothing but the truth" is
the best policy for us ; " noth
ing but Pearline" is the best
policy for you ; but perhaps
you use Pearline. Millions do.
honest their te co is tenSil Am.
- JA3JES PVLZ. :nr Tsfi-
Our Scale Hooks are Printed en Good
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Six Eooks :t 75
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ircrlptof S. Writ for circular.
Charles Lawrence, 102 East
Van Werdcn & Co., 32S North
Gfus Saur, 524 East Douclas
Wichita National Bank.
PA1T CP CAPITAL.
BUJtl'LUS. - -
H. H. Kohn. A. W. Olirer. M. W. Lerr. h. A. Wl.
Ion. S. T. Tuttle. N F. NMerlanil'r. W. K. Tucker.
John Uarltlson. J. C. Kutan.
Do a General Banking, Collecting
and Brokerage Business.
Eastern and roelgn Exchange
bought and aold. United Btntea bonds
of nil denominations bought and Bold
County, Towuahip aud Municipal
Want a coolt
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.Alvort!lnc kfepj old ctmtomers.
Advertising liberally always pujr,
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Advertising create confidence.
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DAVIDSON & CASE
John Davidson, Pioneer Lumberman
of Sedgwick County.
ESTABLISHED :-: IN :-: 1870.
Complete Hlock of Pine Lnmber.
Shiii)fle, Lntli, Doors, Hnah,
etc., always on hand.
Office nnd yrd on Jlosley ave, between
Douglas ave nnd First btreet. Branch yards
at L nion city, Oklahoma and Kl lleuo LT
Tarda at Wichita, MayfleM. Telilnir
ton. JIarper. Attica, Oardcn JMln.
Anthony. Arkansas City, Andale ami
READ THE WEEKLY
Contains More State and General
Xevrs and Eastern Dispatcher than
any paper In the Eoutnwest.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION:
rVturt rYeyMj j
SrX.OTH. . . . 40 1
577 Miles - 1105 MtHHit
via SANTA FE BOUTE.
Vestibule Pcixuan Slexfkm,
Vestibule Dc;eh Cars.
Fuss Kxcllxiso Chatr Cam.
Inquire ot Y. O. Mardeck. leeal sgwfc
for further ppecimeiis of railroad mathe
matics. K. Powxxx, FrwMmt. K. T. BtAf. V. J?rs
P. W. Wxllxk. Jc, tUt'yWf.
Fourth National Bank.
PAID UP CAPITAL.
BUItPLUS, - -
H. T. Bn. E. R. TowIL O. D. JUro. L. R. Cat
Anon U. Houfc. F. W. WiUr. U. w. LrrltzrJo
ilorse. B. O. GrT.
State National Bank.
OF WICHITA, KAN.
John U. Carer Oorce W. Waiter, V. K. Orr
J P AIUn.KiHrrl.-.J M. Allen, P. V.Hlf.
Lomlianl.Jr., Peter Ucllo, lu D. bltluner. Ju
CMCOUAINTID WTTM TM8 OeOGMfr OP Tt CQUNTHY W1U
OBTAIN MUCH WroMUTKM FROM A (TUOf Of TXM tUf OF TH
njiinflfrn PnnV Island fc Panifin Bt
l CUUU&U, Alim. 4U1UUU W. A UUiUW Alj.
Including- TAtia Zaat and "Wert of t Vlitisri
RiTer. Tha Dlct Rout to asrt frora CKICAQO.
ItOCK ISLAND. BAV2MFOXT, DM KOtXM,
COUNCIL BLUFFS. WATEATOWW. 813UX
I FAILS. MINNEATOLIB, ST. PAUL. ST. JOS
1 KPII. ATCITIBON. LKAVJCNWUXTX, KA2FSA
! CTTY.TOPEKA. DKXVKX, COLORADO SfHW
j and PUEBLO. Tr Xecllnliur Chair Sara to aed
from CHICAGO. C ALU WILL. XTTTCinXSON
and DO DOE CITY, and Palaca SlaAptna- Car b
twten CUICAOO. WICHITA nnd HtrTCMTMSON.
I DoIIr Trains to and trom XXKOJTXSJCCJt, la ta
SOLID VESTHULE EXPRESS TRAMS
of Throuuh Coachea. Bteobera, and Dlnln Car
daUy botween CHICAOO. DBS MOIXXS. COUN
CIL BLUFFS and OMAHA, and Frea Racllnlng
Chair Cars between CHICAOO aad DIHVIR.
COLORADO 8PBIN OS and PUEBLO, -via St. Jo
cpb. or Kaaaoa City and Topcka. XxcuralM
tally, wlta Choice of Route to aad from Salt
Lake. Portland. Los Anvolo aad Bji TraacUos.
The Direct Lisa to and from yitta'a Peak. Kami
tou. Oordaa of the Ooda. tho Benltnrluwi'. aAd
Bcenio araadeura of Colorado.
Via The Albert Lea Route.
Solid Express Trains dally berwean Chicago aad
I Minneapolis and Bt. Paul, with THROUOII Xe-
cllslsff Chair Cars (FBEE) to fuact from those
, points and Kansas City. Throuels. Chair Car and
i Sleeoer between Peoria. Optrlt likm and Sioux
Falls via Bock Island. The Fsrvortt Lin to
WatertowTi, BIoux Falls, ths Bummer Xesorts and
Huntlaeand Flabinc Orounda of th Northwest.
Tho Short LIna ! n Oenece. and Xankakee offers
facIUUes to travel to and from ZadlaaapoUs, Cin
cinnati and other Southern points.
For Tickets. Maps. Folders, or desired Informa
tion, apply at any Coupon Ticket OSBoe. or addreM
E. ST. JOHN, JOHN SEBASTIAN,
Oon'l Xaa&rer Oenl Tkt. Pass. Act.
REAL ESTATE AGENTS.
earrr a com Diets 11a of ail klml f nv
and masks, such as an e4 by XU Estate imu
consWln of De4s, MortfUr. AJ9trae4.
naoi, ,-om uwii. nut JWsJi!Trs,
oris and Blanks. Contract UooVs. P-kl lUal
He Books for Farm and City lrymy, etn. Or
i arioall yronptlr alUndedto. Aidress
THE WICHITA EAGLE,
y uirai rMus usri.
To iWrtlul rrni.
Ts KaaI a Manse.
Bead and AdrertlM ia Our Want Otliuu.
MISSOURI :-: PACIFIC
The raot popnlr rnt Xm Kmui
City, Bt. Louis Afld Ohlcajro aad Ml
Point" Ev hufl I?rth, aim to Itt
Hpriagn. Ark., Nw Orlean. FlsrldA
aud all polntn Ssnth and 3otheat.
BOLD) DAILY THAT53
SL Louis, Kansas City, Pueblo
Pnllman Bnffet Sleeping Can
COLORADO SHORT LINE
The Shortest Ilonte to St. Lftols.
ZAJiSkB OITT TO BT. LOUTS.
Pullwaa J3affctIeplaaT Car.
yrc KcIlaS2 CkLr Car.
M. C TOWHSIHD.
rM -.ro-nw rew .w..
J. P. ALLEN,
Erefjfe Kepi id a ffcfekss Druj Ske
XtS KAST DOOLAS ATB.
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