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1 f&e Wlithitn gaifij gagte firotfrd fPorimicr, 29, 1904.
The biff clock of "the -village church
struck six. It struck .loudly, insistinsly.
as is the way of country clocks, con
fident In Its own value.iand knowing that
it gives the law io everything: within
hearin.tr. Town clocks have a kind of
apologetic way of mixing with the gen
eral tumult; excepting a few others of
this calibre, they generally sound inef
fective. "It is tlie right time, and we
want to tell you, but the noise of those
omnibuses won't let us they interfere so
And there goes. a dray! No, it ieally is
of no use" And they finish their striking
' in a hurried and perfunctory manner.
Nothing of the- sort happened here. The
country was quito still, and the sound
swung away over the quiet fields till it
died out in the hush of the summer cve
k ning. Tho cows v.-ero standing knee deep
J In the toll graas and the buttercups
wishing placidly at the flies with their
ti tails. The air was filled with the sleepy
twittering of the birds and the chirp of
i the -numberless -insects which make up
the silence of a summer's day. And bc
. hind and through every sound could be
heard the solemn "voice Of the river which
, ran past the old gray church, winding its
l allver way down to the great sea.
' The Mast workman had shouldered his
tfools, and had betaken himself home, or
Elsewhere as he felt inclined, when any-
jfcody passing by might have seen three
Children moving with much appearance
j of secrecy toward a. wood which edged
tho bank that sloped, down to the river
j opposite the church. They had a favorite
Launt there, where, with much labor,
I they had raised a little summer house.
j jji-uc ol uuugiis l.isionuu lugeincr witn
bits of string and odd nails. There, in tho
23 intervals of theri education, when their
s 28 -mother was away, which usually, hap
pened for about nine months out of the
twelve, and the French governess was
reading novels in the seclusion of her
(; bedroom, which was also no uncommon
r' occurrence,' they had constructed some
furniture made out of soap boxes and
other handy pieces of wood." "Why they
kept it a secret they could hardly fhave
told. They had begun it long before,
from the innate desire of children to have
d something "secret" from their eldeis, and
k now they were older they were afraid of
y being laughed at. At all events, no one
except "the old butler, who knew every
g thing, had any inkling of their favorite
meeting place, and even now, when they
were Inside their little arbor, which
i i -would barely hold them, sitting, with
S great caution, on the home-made seat
f ! which required so much humoring,, they
felt an intense relief from tho humdrum
: life of the schoolroom, and the little wood
, took a glamour not its own, and becan
the homo of adventure and mystery.
They 'hart trained a magnificent honey
Buckle, which grew near, over the roof,
,ji end the scent of the flowers was heavy
on the evening air. Hut they only no
ticed is unconsciously, for they wera
thinking, as the young always are think-"
ing, of the golden future.
'This placo Is slow." said Gerald, the
only son of tho house, who was sitting on
his own seat In the corner, a box which
was frankly a bos and mado no pre
tensions to bo anything else. Gerald's
inovements were not adapted to humor
frail articles of furniture.
s Ot course, it's all right for you girls."
He flicked a careless finger in their direc
tion. "But I shall be glad to be at
1 "1 wonder how you will like it?" said
vGertrude, the eldest of the three. She
Wapcedwith a slight limp, and her face
ja4l "the" patient look on it .which comes
tjo thoso who know themselves to be
yieavily weighted in the race of life, and
is the seal of a class apart.
"You know Mr. Brokn said you would
fcnd. It a great change at first."
Mr. Brown had been Gerald's tutor, and
had labored hard, though somewhat un
successfully, to guide him Into the paths
; of learlng. Gerald was fourteen, but he
-jf was delicate, or, at all events it had al
, ways been so believed, and ho had never
1 been allowed to go to a preparatory
school. Now he was to plunge at onco
"Brown was all very well." replied
Gerald, ,with the mngnificent contempt of
the young for everybody else, "but there
arc lots of things he doesn't understand.
I shall get on all right. And then I'm
going into the guards. Tliat will be oily.
I shall go racing, and hunt like father
"I," said the youngest girl, solemnly
ehp had not yet spoken "am going to bo
Gerald started so Violently that it was
lucky he had been relegated to the solid
box: no homo-made bench would have
stood such treatment.
'A beauty!" he said, derisively, as" soon
as no recovered his breath. "With your
his mouth and your straggly yellow hair!
Hit, ha! What next, indeed?"
,He took a bit of tho despised hair be
tween h.s finger and thumb, and pulled
It as ho spoke.
Ada mnved "her head away. As a gen
eral thini; she would have fallen upon
lliim and boxod his ears, but the mantle
jof the prophet Avas upon her, and she
felt that such manifestations of feeling,
' however excusable, would be incon
gruous. "I know I shall be a beauty," she re
peated, more solemnly than before. "I
heard mother talking about it to made
moiselle. She said that with my hair
and eyes and contour (what's that ,1 won
der?) that when she had made my figure
and complexion what they should be (I
wonder how she will do that?) I should
make a sensation, and mademoiselle said
qu'to gravely, 'Ello ira lion!' I wish I
knew exactly what they meant."
None of the children had ever been al
lowed to associate much with others, and
they were in consequence very in noccnt
and childlike in many ways still. They
hid no near neighbors, and Lady Yerrler
had never taken them up to London. She
did not take Lord Verrier either when
Bhe could help it, but that was some
Gertrude looked at them" both with soft,
wistful eyes In many ways she fait so
'much older than her brother and sister,
I and. though she had no more definite
knowledge of life than they, still things
were somehow clearer to her than she
"Well , jsai.l Gerald, we'll have a jolly
good time arhov. I shali keep lots of
t horses and digs. I suppose you will be
dancing about and enjoying yourself. Ada.
And. old Gertrude. I wonder what she will
be doing?" Somehow oven he. young
and obtuse though he was. elt the lif
Terence. Gertrude was not quite the same
is th6r were.
.Ada turned her little face toward her
sister. Xo one who looked at her would
have been surprised at her mother's
prophecy. Lone curly lashes shaded her
dark eyes, deep and mysterious with the
Inherited shadowy look of generations of
fair women, who had lived and lovd and
suffered long years before she was born,
and had set their seal upon their de
scendant. Her long, neck moved with un
conscious dignity, her gleaming golden
hair shone in the setting sun, and heri
little sharplS-cut nostrils xjulvcred as ,sheJ
joke or. smiled. Only. her. mouth, pretty"
as It was .betrayed :tiie weaknessiofcSher.
nature. She would not have much
strength to stand alone,, she would be
what life made of her.
"I don't know," said Gertrude. "Some
times I wish that someone would teach
me. Mother is always so busy, and les
sons are all right butjt isn't what I
mean. There is so much all round us,
and its like being blindfolded. I wish
Gerald stired. Reveries like thepe had
never troubled his head. Life to him
was a time to be happy and to enjoy one's
seli; certainly not a problem to be
"Its all right, Gerty, dear," he said;
"don't worry. In a few years we shall
all be grown up and as Jolly as possible.
I wish it was now," ho added. "This
place is well enough" he looked through
the trees at the old house alf bathed in
Iory by the setting sun "but it's very
"I wonder if we shall he happier?"
said Gertrude slowly. "I tell you what
You arc going "to school, "Gerald, in a
week, and I suppose things will be dif
ferent to you. And Ada will be out in
a few years, and going about , with
mother. Let's agree to meet here five
years today, and talk truly and tell each
other what has happened. Do let's "
"We shall forget," said- Gerald, the
practical. "Five years is a long time."
"No, wo won't forget," answered Ger
trude. Tho rare color came Into her
cheeks, and flushed them with a tender
rose. She pulled down a branch of honey
suckle from the roof and "tenderly de
tached three flowers: "That is for you
and for you and for me. Twill send you
another flower when "the time comes, &d
then you will know."
"But where will you be?" said - Ada,
wonderingly. "You will be out, too,
Gerty. and going about. Y'ou will not
remember either." r
Gertrude shook her head, and her eyes
sought to glowing sky,' that was begin
ning to pale into twilight That would
not be her life. .She knew .it with the
certainty of conviction. "Les avertis"
makes no mistakes. '
"Mese enfants, mes enfants, mais en
trcz done. Madame votre mero serait
desolco de yous- savior Ici a cctto heure
The shrill voice cut tho evening air.
Mademoiselle could be heard exclaiming
and wondering and appealing, apparently
to the frightened rabbits, and one be
lated bird, who was complaining from a
neighboring bush, as she approached their
hiding place. They had no. mind to be
. scovered, and she hated damp grass,
so they mot with mutual satisfaction at
the edge of the wood, and proceeded
homeward as quietly as mademoiselle's
excitable nature would permit
, Meantime -Lady Verrier was pursuing
her usual round of life at Ilomburg. She
was a perspn of little or no.-imagination,
so she always did the same things at the
same time of year, and this was her sea
son for taking the waters, and for giving
herself leisure for observing the symp
toms of a mysterious nerve complaint
which she kept as a resource for mo
ments When other occupations failed her.
Lady Verrier was well, certainly over
forty but she had not given up the
amusements of youth. There had been a
cotillion at the gursaal the night before,.
iind sho had pleasant remembrances of
the many tinsel flowers, paper flags, and
pretty toys which had fallen to her
share from various admirers. Yet sho
was not quite nappy, -tono naa aiwajs
been a popular woman, but she had
come' to that difficult moment when the
popularity of youth, if it is to continue.
must emerge into something different.
under penalty of looking ridiculous. She
had a glimmering of this, for she was
not quite a fool. When - a woman Is
quite young, it docs not 'matter to the
outside world what she is or what she
says, but how she looks land how she
says it Only, as she gets older, the
froth of appearances becomes ridiculous
unless there is something solid under
neath it. Even the most frivolous feel
this more and more clearly as time goes
on. Jiut tnere is no ncip . .-vim uwj
: stillo tho temporary misgiving by an
extra dofe of frivolity.
Lady Verrier was, as always, exquisite
ly dressed. Sho had been very beautiful,
and, even now, 'with her pamsol at tho
right angle, and a becoming veil, she
looked hardly older than she had done
twenty years before.
Xot that it would hayc mattered. Her
favorite partner of the night before was
sitting beside her. He was young. Her
favorite partners wore usually young-1
men now. He had been told that Lady
Verrier was beautiful, and a person to
be seen with. He took her on trust, and
unless some malicious person pointed out
to him that her charms were on the' wane
it was almost certain that he would never
notice it for himself.
The little tables 011 the terrace began
to 1111 up for tea. time. German officers,
in their becoming blue uniforms, were
making the most of the scanty knowl
edge of the English language, and Eng
lish girls, knowing no German, were smil
ing back nt them in the universal lan
guage of tho young. Solid fathers of
English families, wo had been doing the
cure, gave their sofe hats a knowing
cock, and brightened up in a way which
would have seemed impossible at home.
And over all was the brightness, the ir
responsibility, the general air of taking
life less seriously, which makes a for
eign town so attractive, and hides the
-rim EtniiTirio with poverty, fiercer sun
than at home, which is goiog on
all tho while. ,
"You are going away tomorrow
Capt Perrison, throwing a little air of
sentiment into his eyes, whfch somehow
seemed appropriate to his Homburghat.
and the general surroundings of the
Lady Verrier sighed softly. "Alas!
yes," she said. "Somehow It always
happens;. when one is almost happy, it is
time to move on."
"Why move on?" said the man at her
side, still more gently. "Surely there can
be no necessity. And think how we
somoof is especially will m'ss y.ou."
T Verrier smiled uo at him. She
could not explnin the real reason of her J
departure which was that her husband
insisted 'tm her personally -supervising j
Gerald'sJJirst departure, tojgchool. Xow, j
It is an honorable thing to have a fine 1
son of fourteen, but, somehow, to ex- j
plain to an admirer, who Lady Verrier
knew was twenty years young ther her- j
pelf, that seemed somehow to piepare .
him for Eton seemca soraenon w '- j
tract from tho romance of thot situation.
and even to make it somewhat ridiculous.
Therefore, she only smiled, and looked
pathetic, unutterable things.
Luckily at this moment Capt Pcrri
son s attention was diverted by a pas
serby." I played bridge with tha-t man last
nisht," he said, with the air of one who
recounts a tragedy. "Hc"dclard hearts
on five and a weak hand. I lost- 20."
"Oh, he can do worse than that" re
plied Lady Verrier. with a laush . "I
played tvith him the night before. He
doubled diamonds on four! What can
happen to a man who lehaves like that?"
"Without doubt he shall pcria.1 ever-
Jastlngly!" asserted her neisfibor. witn a.
dim recollection of Ion gpast Ash Wed
nesday. The unconscious offender passed
by. The band played, and the soft swish
oi dressts. and the gay chatter and light
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway.
Ivanasa City & Chicago Ex U Warn
K. C. Colorado & California. Ex.. 2 55 pm
Newton Acconiodaion 5 15pm
Caldwcll Accomodation - 5 15 p m
K. C. & Chicago Express..... 10 20 p m
Panhandle Express, 9 00 am
Englewood Branch Accom 2 20 p m
I Leave Daily
Panhandle Express 615 p m
Oklahoma & Texas Express 6 25 am
Oklahoma Day Express 8 30 a m
Wellington Accomodation 9 00 am
Caldwell Accomodation 9 00 a m
Texas ExDreea 5 10 p m
j 'Englewood Branch Express 7 Warn
Wichita and Western.
Xo. 506. Pratt snd Kingman Pas
senger, except Sunday 10 45 a m
Xo. 510. Pratt and Kingman ac
commodation Tuesday. Thursday
and Saturday i 05 p m
Xo. 505. Kingman and Pratt Pas
senger, except Sunday 5 20 p
Xo. 509, Kingman and Pratt Accom
modation. Monday, Wednesday and
and Friday 9 10 a m
No. 306, St. Louis Limited
Arrives St. .Louis
Xo. 302. St. Louis Mail
Arrives St. LouU
1 30 p m
7 20 a m
8 00 am
8 15 p m
Arrives Kansas City a m
Arrives Ft. Smith - 10 SO a m
Xo. 309. Meteor
Leaves St. Louis 2 30 pm
Leaves Memphis 915pm
Leaves Ft Smith 5 5a p m
Arrives Wichita 8 la a m
No. 305, Kansas Limited
Leaves St. Louis.... 8 3o p m
Leaves Memphis 8 25 p m
Arrives Wichita 3 07 p m
Leaves Wichita 3 17 p m
Arrives BurrtonI 4 30 p m
Arrives Ellsworth 8 10pm
A. R. DEEM, G. W. STRAIN,
City Ticket Agent. Div. Pass. Ag t
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway.
No. fl, Texas Vestibuled Ex 6:45 p m
Xo. 14. Texas Fast Express.., 6 00 am
No. 35, Daily, except Sunday 310pm
Xo. 12; Chicago Vestibuled Ex.... 5 50 a ra
Xo. 14, K. C. and Eastern Ex.. ..10 30 pm
Xo. 36. Daily except Sunday 1 35 p m
Kansas City, Mexico &. Orient Railway.
Time Table In Effect June 7th, 1903.
XTo. 1. Mail and Express, leaves
Wichita daily 8 00am
No. 2. Mail and Express, arrives
Wichita daily 7 b p m
Xo. 17. Local Freight, leaves
Anthony daily except Sunday. .10 45 am
Connecting with Missouri Pa
cific train leaving Wichita at
7 40 a. m. This train will be
held at Anthony until tho Mis
souri Pacific arrives.
Xo. IS. Local Freight, arlves at
Conway Springs daily except
Sunday at. 2 4o p m
Connecting with Missouri Pa
cillc for Wichita.
Trains at Wichita arrive and depart
from ths Missouri Pacific station, corner
Douglas avenue and Wichita stret.
The Orient Railway now operates its
trains as far as Fairvlew. O. T.
I. R. SHERWIN, Agent
The Denver, Enid & Gulf Railroad.
Time Table Xo. 7 In Effect August 4 ,1903
Xo. 1, Passenger Daily
Leave Guthrie c.0 p. m
Leave Corwin 5 4o p m
Leave Crescent & J P ra
6 3S p m
6 40 p m
.. 6 53 p ra
.. 7 15 p m
.. 7 45 p m
No. 2, Passenger Daaily
Arrie Guthrie 2 10 p m
Arrive Corwin ....152 pm
Arirve Crescent 136pm
Arrive Marshall 100pm
Arrive Douglas 12 42 p m
Arrive Fairmount 12 24 p m
Arrive A. V. & W. Frisco Jet.ll 45 a man
Arrive A. V. & W and Frisco Jet 11 45 a ra
Arrive Enid... 1140 am
The Choctaw Route.
Leave Oklnhoma City..ll:40 p m
Arrive Oklahoma CIty.l0:S5 p m
Leave El Reno 9:18 n m
2:10 p m
1:55 p m
1:00 p m
Leave Geary 8:30 p ni 12:05 p m
.Leave Amanno 4:cwam
Arrive Oklahoma City.. 6:00 am
Leave Oklahoma City.. 6:30 am
Leave El Reno 7:30 a m
Arrive Geary 8:25 a m
Arrive Amarlllo 12:55 a m
2:10 p m
2:25 p m
3:35 p m
i:30 p m
Missouri Pacific Railway.
Kansas City and St. Louis 9 35 a m
Conway Springs & CorfeyvlHc....ll 30 a m
For St. Louis 3 30 p m
For Kansas City & St. Louis 9 50 pm
Hutchinson. Geneseo and Lyons. 7 25 a m
Geneseo, Salina. Pueblo & Denver aOOpm
For Anthony & Kiowa 6 35 p m
For Anthony & Kiowa 7 30 a m
From St. Louis & Kansas City.. 6 20 p m
Little Rock, Cofleyville & Con
way Springs 4 50 p m
From St Louis 12 35 p m
From. Kansas City & St Louis... 7 05am
From- Denver, Pueblo, Salina &
Geneseo 11 25 a m
From Hutchinson 4 00 p m
From Hutchinson & Geneseo 3 25 p m
From Kiowa, Anthony & Conway
Springs 3 15 p m
From Kiowa & Anthony 9 25 a m
Daily except Sunday.
laughter of the wearers tilled up Ihe
pauses of the conversation. The terrace
was very full, and heated waiters flew
luthotand thither, almost elbowing the
people crowded together at the little
in the woods at home a nightingale was
mitng the silence of the sweet summer
evening with his. melody. The scent of
ine nneysucKie uoaicu qui luwaiu mm
ii ssinir has littlf hrntvn bodv nulver-
Ins: with the esctasy of his own -wonder- J
ful music. The light faded slowly out j
into the wonder and mystery of a. sum- j
nier night. No human being was there to 1
gae" at its beauty or to listen to the :
son?.' But who shall say that the glory j
of It all was la vain? Loi-don Onlooker.
.THE PUNSTER'S CANDIDATE. - j
The name of the Illinois congressman i
who is not so much spoken of as Roose-
veifs "running mate" naturally prompts
a few jokes. The Springfield Repub
'The hit or miss search for a vice
presidential candidate has found Hitt
all .right, but there is really nothing to
show that in Hltt they haven't scored
another mlss. The punsters. fcowevr,
"will be la "their glory; It HiU-provV U be,
iL" Hartrari .Tfanea . " "
: Rates, $2 and $3 Per Day.
B. L. EATON: PROPRIETOR
Successor to McCoy & Underwood ant
Eldriage& Campbell -LIVE
CHANTS. Union Stock VartJa,, Wichita, Kan.
Correspondence solicited. "Markets by
Eagle and Drovctfs Kews.sent free. Make
your consignments, to us. .Special induce
ments to feeders.
C. P. JOHNSON & CO
Livestock Commission Merchants.
Office: Stock Yards Exchange Build
ing, Wichita. 'Phone 466.
Fifteen years' experience in the business
enables us to secure best results for pur
customers. Market puotations furnlshea
upon request Money furnished to feeaers.
Reference: Kansas National Bank.
E J HEALY & CO.
LIVE STOCK COMMiSS'.ON MER
CHANTS. Union Stock Yards, Wichita.
Special inducements to feeders. Market
furnished on application. 'Phone 305.
Union LiYestock (lommission Go.
A. B. MOORE, Manager.! .
Stock Yards. Wichita, Kan. Consign
ments and correspondence solicited. Mar
ket report furnished free on application.
Proceeds remitted on day of sale.. Money
to loan on cattle. 'Phone 363.
LIVE STOCK COMMISSION MER
CHANTS. : ' . "
Stock Yards, Wichita.
Market papers furnished free oh appli
cation. Write or 'phone, our expense,
when you are shipping. 'Phone S9S. We
attend personally to the unloading and
care of stock consismed to us.
Incorporated. Oldest and largest Schoolslj.
01 .music in wicnita. aji Drancnes. aenu
for Catalog. 'Phone; 695. ,
A. W. SICKNER. TDIrector.
407 East Douglas Avenue.
KELSO SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Summer term will begin
nonday, June 6th
MISS ABBIE T. HAYS
210 Sedgwick Block.
Iseral Bros. Real Estate Co,
Real Estate and Rents
To buy Wichita city property or Sedg
wick county land at present prices means
large returns on your money. Wichita,
with her stock and other Industries, la
Just in her Infancy and such bargains as
we can now offer you were never offered
before. All havinn business in our line
are invited to call or correspond.
The Wichita interests of non-residents
properly and faithfully cared for. Office,
second floor, 123 North Market street,
Israelibuildinr. . . .?
Pfister Barber Shop
UC South fMarkot,. Sheetz Budding.,
New and up-to-date furniture, first-class
barber 'prompt servic.
J. ,B. THOMPSON. Proprietor.
A. C. Husey's
Everything in Drugs. Mall Orders receive
103 East Douglas Avenue. Wichita, Kan-
W . C . HERMAN
For all kinds of Cement Work and
Brick Paving. Successor to Sumption
Sidewalk Company, 116 North Market
street, Wichita, Kansas.
Barred Plymouth Rocks
And Partridge Cochin Chickens: 167 pre.
miums; highest score In the west. Send
for circular. All kinds of Poultry Sup
plies. Lee's Lice Killer, Conkey s Roup
Cure, Shell. Grit, Bone, Blood and Oil
Meal, Chamberlain's Chick Feed and
Every Day Egg Producer makes your
221 and 223 S. Santa Fe. Wichita. Kan.
THE THOMAS SANITARIUM
(formerly Martha. Washington Home.)
This private hospital Is now one of the
1 . ...,.inw f n vrlr.irfnna In the Houth-
west for the treatment of both medical j
ana surgical cases, opeca; anniMwuu
given to the various forms of stomach
ins. rheumatism, nervous disorders, dis
eases of the throat, lungs. bart and kid
nevs; goitre and varicocele cured. One
dobr Is reserved fcr a maternity depart
ment and in some instances homes will
be found for children. Fcr a short time
only a ward will b -set apart for xht
treatment of the soorphlse. opium, co
caine and whitkey habits.
Resident physicians, able medical staff.
QUlet and healthful location, extensive
grounas wun us; snaae. name reauuiw, ,
terms reasonable. No contagious diseases I
scmlttea, v rue ror particulars.
THE THOMAS SANITARIUM
Corner Tenth and St. Francis Aveau
)ailx Eagle, Delivered, 10c per Week. I
123 East Douglas avenue (Bitting bloc,
third floor). -Take elevator at Market
Practice limited to Eye. Ear, Nosa ana
J. G. DORSEY, M. D-
J0$ West Douglas Avenue.
Practice limited to Diseases of lha Ka
Eye, Nose and Throat.
J. FRANKLIN GSELL, M. D.
312 East Douglas Avenue.
Practice limited to Diseases oi the Ey,
Ear. Nose and ThroaL j
. telephone numbers Office. bSO;
J. C BROWN, M. D. -Over
140 North Main Stet.
Practice limited to Diseases of the ST
gar. Nose and Thioat. . '
E. S. MILFORO, M. D. O. nd .
MARY M. MONTGOMERY, D. O.
200 and 502 Sedgwick Block.
Phone 613; residence phone lCSS- "
FRANK L. HOLMBERG
' With City Carriage Shop, opposite Cit
building. New 'phono 103L First-class
In Medical. Surgi
cal and Electrical
treatment of all
Skin and Private
Diseases, mala and'
female. Office. 150
North Main street-
DR, H, L. SALISBURY
Docs the best dentid work at the lowest
prices. Teeth extracted without pain, or
no pay, bv the use of vitalized air.
Gold Fillings, up from
Teeth Without Plates.
Gold Crown c55
Best Set of Teeth 5.M
Extracting, with tho air. one tooth.... 1.08
Extracting with the local J
Without anything used
Children's Teeth extracted free.
AM work guaranteed.
Office No. 139 North Main ItrcaL
Boston Dental Parlors
405 East Douglas Avenua.
Phil. Y. Stroheker, D. D. S., Prop
ALL WORK GUARANTEED.
MISS BLANCHE MASCAL. attendant
Office hours: S f 12 a. m.: 1:30 to 5:30 p. m.
Dr. G. A. HATFIELD
The Boston Painless Dentist
The only Painless Dentist in Wichita
whose anaesthetic is absolutely harmless.
Bridge and Crown work ss. specialty.
Teeth extracted absolutely without one
atom of pain and without the use of
chlooform, cocaine, gas or ether. Simply
an application to the gums. We court in
vestigation and solieit your patronage.
Not an experiment, but a ried success.
Can give you hundreds of your own
townsmen for references. No charge for
extracting where good plates are ordered.
All work guaranteed. Up the iron steps
over The Hub Clothing store. No. 11 N.
Main street. Office 'phone. 1056; residence.
Dr. E. H. Creditor
High class dental work at reasonable
prices. Satisfactory Gold Bridge an
Crown Work at reduced prices. Savins
the natural teeth a specialty. Teeth ex
tracted without pain. I make a. eel of
teeth to fit the most difficult mouth. All
Office 149 N. Main St.
OPPOSITE OLD LOCATION.
L. S. Naftzger. "W. it. Tucker,
J. M. Moore, Casliier
The Fourth National Bank
United States Depository
Directors W. R. Tucker. W. E. JeU. IL
L. Holmes. S. B. Araldon. B. F. McLean,
J. M. Moore. L. S. Naftzger. E. H. Mld
dlekaufT. O Z. Smith.
A General Banking Business Transacted
That- Essential Quality
Whlle thin Bank adepts
every desirable method
of modern banking. It
never K-ses sight of that
The National Bank or
Commerce of Wichita, Kan.
J . W. CARET.
F A. RUSSELL.
is out and we colicit your buslneas prom
ising you fair dcallnp. courteous treat
ment ana penect saieijr. sr. aooui cur 1
Savings Department. Safe Iepcsit Boxc J
The Nationai Bank of Wichita
US East Douglas Avcaue j
Cbas. W. Brcwo
V. H- Branch....
Geo. W. Robinson
C. T. Grander. E. T. Battin.
J. N. Haymaker. D. Oune.
B. L. Eaton. D. E. Br.
C. W. Browa. V. IL Branch.
Geo. W. Robinson.
C Q. Chandler. Elsberry Martin.
E. E. Slasterman, Cfaaa. Testard.
Vice-Pre. ' st Cashier
J. il. Ecrrymaa. Second Vlce-Pridnt.
TE KANSAS NATIONAL BANK
cf Wichita. Kan.
(The Oldest Baak Un Arkansas Valley)
TJaitcd Slates Depository.
IL W. Levy. Pres. T B. War.. Vlce-Pres.
2L W. Lewis, Castle.
State Sayings Bank
Transact a Geaeral Bankfac Bastoes.
Deposits- received from f!-GC up. In
terest, at 4 per cent credited Jan. L
- and July 1 each year.
,.iL W. Lyt T S, W4IL X F. .Wtst.
JL W. Ls-i. A- He, ivC4 iixrna, w. w.
Wichita UnibiY StoT Yancis Go.
CAPAClTY-3,000 CATTLE, 5,000 HOGS
W. R. DULANEY, Vice President and General Manager.
Pecs Ore red. Frirate Yards for Texans. Perfect Sewerage and City Watf.
Casey & Garst Mercantile Co.
WHOLESALE CIGARS, TOBACCO, CANDIES
AND GROCERS' SUNDRIES
Distributing Ageats for Cuban Sprig and Czarina Cigars.
141 era "3 45 North. Market Street Wichita. Kansaa
WICHITA FOUNDRY, MACHINE AND BOILER SHOPS.
Ik Pratt Lumber Co
Established !n 1S7L
- Of a good, opportunity the wise man
always docs when he sees one. You may
not know that we are oOVhjS opportu
nities not often made available In choico
Building Lumber, Laths, Shingle?, Joints..
Beams, .Flooring. Siding and Finish that
will attract those about to build houses,
barns or fheds. Let us make an esti
mate for Lumber on that now houc.
See our Screen Boors and Window
Corner-First; and Lawrence. Phone 77.
WICHITA JOBBING AND MANUFACTURING HOUSES.
Wholesale Milliners, 233-235-237-239
East Douglas avenue; importers and
JETT & WOOD
Wholesale Grocers, corner William
WICHITA WHOLESALE GROCER CO.
Soli everything in the grocery line. Popular brands of Cigars. Coral
of Santa Fe avenua and William street.
L. HAYS SADDLERY AND LEATHER CO. '
Manufacturers of Harness and Jobbers of Saddlery. 125.127 West Doujlat
THE PERU-VAN ZANDT IMPLEMENT CO.
Wholesale Farm Machinery, Threshers. Plows. Shelter. Vehicles, etc.
Sample rooms 123-125-127 North Water street 'Phono 350t
SOUTHWARD & JOHNSTON
Hides, Furs, Pelts and Tallow. Call up long distance 'phono 207, W
pay Eagle quotations. No commission charged.
NIN E. BURRUS
Manufacturer and Jobber of Cigars.
5 cents. 120 North Market streeL
THE AYLESBURY MERCANTILE CO.
Wholesale Grocers, corrr Third street and Santa Fe avenue. 'Phono 22f.
C. B. STOCKER
Mantels, Grates, Cement Plaster. LIm. Hair, Piaster, Asbestos, Fir
Brich Firo Clay, Cement, Color Mortar. 143 North Water street.
Dealer In Photographers' Supplies,
LANDIS ELECTRICAL COMPANY
Electric Dynamos, Motors and Fans,
137 N. Market
AMERICAN CORNICE VORKS
Fred Buckley, proprietor. Manufacturers ofShcot Metal Cornice. Sky
lights. Tin, Copper and Slato Roofing, Guttering. Spouting. 'Phone 533.
THE C. E. POTTS DRUG CO.
Exclusive Wholesale" Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals? PalnLi and Flat
Cigars. 117119-121-123 North Santa Fo avenue.
THE HOCKADAY HARDWARE CO.
Exclusive Wholesale Shelf and Heavy Hardware. Tin and Enameled
Wares Ammunition. Long dlsta nee telephone 493.
WICHITA PUMP FACTORY AND MACHINE SHOPS-
Waltcrschf-ld Bros.. Proprietors. Manufacturers and wholesalo dcnlera
of the Alta Wind Mill. Iron Pumps, Galvanized Stool Tanks. Pipe. Belt
inr Ho?r. Pipe Fittings and Engineers Supplier, Casting mado In Iroa.
bra ar,d aluminum. Contract work given upocial attention. Call on us
or wtltf V-'Zd North Mead avenue . Nw and ofcj phms .114.
WICHITA STOVE AND IRON WORKS
Ideal Stov. Architectural and Structural Iron. Work. Staol Beams nnf
Lane's Steel Joist nangers m sweh.
MOORE DRUG CO. WICHITA SURGICAL A-ND DENTAL DEPOT.
Wholesale Drugs. Surgical Instruments and Drntnl Supplies. 21C East
THE WICHITA AND EAGLE CORNICE VORKS
Manufacturers of Galvanized Iron and Copper Cornlco;
crifltA Roofing. 13G North Lawronco avenue. Nr 'phono 7
THFSCHWARTZ LUMBER AND COAL CO. Wholesale!
Cement Lime. Cement Plaster. Hair, Mortar Color. Flr Ilrlcfc. Wall Con
yeu J," Faro Brick. Stono. Piedmnnt c?,iMl, f-i
inc. UOlHliiu" ----- - "T, vw(ii, aic.
Wrlte for prices. Shippers cf PumptRl Arkanaaa Rivnr Sand; capacity
nor day. 201 west jxsugias
AMERICAN SODA AND BAKiNG POWDER CO, Man jfacturers
AMtmv. avenue. M. 5. Dowrien. Jr., Manager.
nrmd Baking Powaor; ruga itop i-wi spices; imMra' EuudJIpb
Coffee Urns and Mllfe; V!r.egar and Cidrs; Btlk Flavoring Extracts ani
Kmi-, Fountains; Corn Poppera and
"WICHITA BRIDGE AND IRON CO. (Incorporated.)
Manufacturers and contractor Bridges. Structural and Architectural Iroa
Castings, Forgings. Machine Modol and Pattern Work. Out-of-town work
solicited. First class work and prompt attwtlon guars.nt?cd. GflJco ami
works comer Second and Snnta Fo Btrcets. Tolcphpn-j old and new, BJfi.
Boiler Work a specialty. y
VVIclT ITa'tE UTMiO AWNING MANUFACTORY , 'T
(Established 1SS7 ) Wm. C. Langdoa. prop Manufacturer of TenU,
Awnings and Canvas Covers of every JweHstJoa. Jobber In Coitoa
Duck, all widths and weight Agent for "Prwrv;.- a poaluyg protecUoa
acainst rot or mildew in canvas. Thoae UiZ Office and factory, 127
North Market street
"the SHATTUCK-GEORGE IRON CO, 1
Jobbers of Iron. Stel and heavy Hard-wore, WaflOn and ijarria?
Materials, Buggy Tops and Trim aJaga. IS-HO & WleSfca .9L Ns."
phone la4. , .
THE JACKSON-WALKER COAL AND MATERIAL CO.
Wholesale Coal, Lime. Cemunt, Ptecr. Brick. SUwa, Sowar Pip Dra'a
Tile. Ready Roofing. Char con I. etc. Stlcm r-xUs tor !. Portland em
inent. Western Lime Co.'s High Orad-t Uw Sbfppor ef ArkaaaaJ
Hirer Sand. 112 East Doitglfts svwm 'Photf
! WICHITA PAINT AND VARNISH CO.
We are nov rady for buines Mamifartrs of H
Bugs? and Carriage paints: P"orlw Whlt Jsul; jatftwir In O Ms, and
Dry Colors. 130 North S3nta Fe avcan. Wichita, Kfca&tt. .
COX-JOHNSTON-DIMOND WHOLESALE DRY GOODS CO.
Iajporteru and jobbers Dry Gfxxla, FnmtefeSn Motions, etc Mill
orders shipped same day received. "1&oo Jr. fo. $7g. Cleo, u-t
date stock, 210-212 V.'czt VcmgUut arcneo.
E. J. DRAKE
Manufacturer ol Rofrl5oratorj. Ice Iloxm. Coatteg Roumx, McL Boxes.
Flab Boxes. Display Coolers. scsatow a pelfcy 0S B-5: and Hior
rlxtarcs. Sattsfaction gaaraatged. 21? 2i. Layitwce Avu.. Wlchito,. K-
E. J. DRAKE
ilannfaf turcr of Refrigerator and lev ?Vts of i! rtf- GmrxntetA
thf racrst t-conomlral syetesi and prrart fAnr?i; n-f-4rrx?r bo oa
the itarkPt. "Vc nial;? a specJaltly fi &t1? s Im f,r. RstraBt
and Store Fixture All inde of C&itsH W-5e 2X7 North Lawrese
atennc, Wirhita, Kaa
gtrtt. Uo4 ?HiMn & lttnn I
aSS".iirj. U JtEST MEW- I
3 pKlWIwwM;wym" J
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A a'tcl' i-cr til immmr.
Pr. Tractor's Urw
Satisfaction guaranteed lv
llachlcery and Foundry Work.
Phono 316. lis North Wlcklt
itreet. Wichita, Kan.
Squib. 'Main street; f 103-105-107-lQi
designers. .- -'
street and Santa Fo avenue.
of Harness and Saddles. 401 Eaal
El Campo. 10 cents; Star FItm,
219 East Douglas avenua. TeJ
Electric. Elevators, Electric Supplies.
uhb moot norm oi un!0& depot.
avenua. wicumt. Kan. 'Phono 192.
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