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M. M. MURDOCK, Editor.
SATUKDAY MOliNING, JUSK 7, 18S4.
The Country Editor, The Statesman and
Our Next President.
Mr. Blaine was born at Iudian Hill
farm, Washington county, Pcuusylva
niii, Jan. 31, 1830. His great grand
father, Col. Enhram Blaine, was a
fricml of Washington, and had charge
of the commissariat of the Revolu
tionary forces during the terrible win
ter which they passed at Valley Forge.
At the age of 12, Blaine was sent to
school in Lancaster, Ohio, where he
lived in the family of his relative, Hon.
Thomas Ewing, then secretary of the
treasury. One year later he entered
Washington college, where lie gradu
ated at the head of a large class in
1817. In 1850 he went to Kentucky
as a teacher in the military academy
at Blue Lick Springs. Here he
met Mis3 Stanwood, a Massa
chusetts girl, who subsequently became
his wife. In the course of a year or
two'Blrinc made up his mind that
teaching school wasn't his forte, aud
he went back to Pennsylvania. He
then-studied law, but never practiced
it. In 1853 he removed to Maine and
there began his public career. With
aitl from his wife's relatives he became
the editor of the Kennebec Journal.
a ."company er tlieFirrt IlliMis Infantry
As a soldier lie did go-etl service, and was
for Rome time adjatantCpr his regiment. In
the .Ml of 1843 uphtretwrn to,;kii
home, lie commenced, the study of law in
the ofllce of his uncles-Alexander M. Jen
kins, formerly lieutenant governor of Illi
nois. In November, 1849, he was elected
clerk of Jackson county. In 1&0 be attend
ed a course of law lectures at Louiswllc.
Ky., receiving bis diploma in 1801, when be
entered into practice with bis uncle. The
following year bo was elected prosecuting
attorney of tbc Tbird Judicial district, and
in tbc fall ot fbo same year be was chosen
He was in the fir.t battle of Hull Hun and
was one of tbc List men to leave tbo field,
being at tbc time a member of congress.
He immediately raised a regiment and was
commissioned colouel, and participated in
tbc battles of Belmont, Ft. Henry and r t.
Donnclson soon after. At tbe battle of
Sbllob be was made a brigadier. At tbc
battle of Corinth be was publicly thanked
by Gen. Sberraan. In tbc battle of Vicks- j
burg be commanded tbe tbird diwslon. lie
was selected .by Gen. Graut for consulta
tion duriuir tbc inteniews with Gen.
.BUNNELL & ROYS,
Fire and Life Insurance
.Isrnli A. T. & S. F.I!ailroal hnk
Smythe k Hahn,
Contractors & Builders.
Hard pine finish a specialty.
SHOP South End 4th Avenue.
Office Pallett's Linker Yard.
Money always on band to Loan
Lowest current rates.
The oldest established Bcal Estate
Arm in the citv.
oun rxsuuANCE agexcy.
l'cmbcrton looking to tbe terms of tbc sur- j .utna, of Hartford $9l;e,GU
render, and in consideration of bis admira- Gcrman American, of New York 4,0G3,W$
ble services Gen. Logan's command was
ordered to take tbe lead in tbc march into
Vicksbnrg, July 4, after which be was
gien tbe command of that post, which be
retained until placed in command of tbc
Fifteenth corps "So ember 14, UC3.
From that time on to tbe end of tbc war Phoenix, of Hartford
bis record is but a succession-of brilliant Underwriters, of New York..
GermanJa. of New York 2,700,729
Hartford, of Hartford 4,541,240
Home, of New York 7,43S,&T
Ins. Co. of North America, of Phila.. &,071,K
liv., Lond., and Globe, of Liicrpool, 5,771 .KB
Kiileen & Stockinger,
Practical Plumbers, Steam & Gas
(las Fiitnres. Steam Heating k VeBiOaiinii a
Sjtethlij. Estimates Furnished.
S3- Shop on Douglas avenue In Werner's
building, Wichita, Kansas. l'ostoffice box 4(5.
j; A. STEDMAN W. L. McBee,
General Insurance Agent
SOn. II. KOIl.V. l'resithmi.
A. W. OUVKR, Vic-lres't.
M. W. LEVY, Cathie r
C. A. WALRKK, Asst. Cashier.
Fire, Tornado, Life and Accident
OFFICE 100 DOUGLAS AUENUE,
Larpst Acency in tie Valley.
achievements oiie after another.
After tbe close of tbc war Gen. Logan
was offered tbc position of .Minister to
Mexico, but declined. In 1SCG bo was
elected to eonzress trom tbe state at large
in Illinois by a majority of 55,987, aud in j
the fortieth congrebs was one of tbe mana- (
gers of tbe impeachment of President John- i
koii. in lie next, me joriy-nrsi cuuxiumi,
and in the course of a lew months he j Logan ,,cgan t0 ,ake ilis ,narK-.
moved to Portland, where ho edited In 1870 Logan was elected by tbc Illinois
the Advertiser. His position and I legMatuic to tbc United States senate to
l'amilv connections froon brought him j succeed lticbard Yates, where be ha re
iuto I'iroiiiiiiciiro politically. In 1858 I "-ll"cd -vcr blnco except for two year,
he was elected to the Maine legislature. ,,. .. nlBT7ZTT imirntiin
lie was five limes re-elected, and in I , .,... ... ,. :Mr.n
Ul 1...I.II... t.t.. ..... -..0.. -. .
The Equitable Life, of New York M.ouo.uuo
S3"0fficein nojs' block, npstairs, over Rank
COK. DOUCiLAS AND LAWKENCK AVS
Jli X Jii, Jiii- jcxj (pes,
Eyes, Nose, Throat, Catarrh, Ears,
Surgery and Deformities.
E. "3T. MTjasrSEIE., M. ID.,
1HCI and 180'2 was chof-en speaker of tlc German Chancellor as being without i Proprietor and Surgeon in Charjro,
the house, in which position he o.-i moral pi iucliile. In their closing ui)8 both 58 North Main Street
hibitcd the same excellent quulitie-i , might find something better to do than ' r. s Catarrh oi the Nose, throat and Ear
abusing one another in public. I hey re- i ri,Ilerat once. Cure permanent and Bii.nr.in
call the famous scene in Zola's "L'Asiom- . leeil or the cai not undertaken.
two w abc women fling ' -
Machine Shop !
XKAU IKON IUUDGE.
R. McPARLAND, Propr.
EVERYTHING SOLD AT
GRIND CLOSING OUT SALE!
To Ite,jin June 1st, at
liss. Alice Suits' Millinery Store,
North of Woodman's ISank, west side of JIain
Abstracts of title compiled on short notice.
Fire5 Life anfl Tornaflo Insirance.
Rcprevrnu set en of the best Compan;es in the
Comer DougL-w and Lawrence. Room No. a up
WICHITA NATIONAL," BANK,
OSGANIZKD IN IsTi.
Paid-up Capital, - - - $125,000
S. 11. KOHN, A. W. OLIVER, M. W. LEVY,
N. F. NIK1)EUL.VMEU,
3. T. TUTTLK
CHEAP. CASH STORE
LARGEST CAPITAL STOCK OF ANY BANK IN THE STATE.
Do a General Banking, Collecting & Brokerage Business.
Eastern and Foreian Exchange bought and sold.
IT. S Bonds, of all denominations, bought and sold.
1-tf Comity, Toicnship and Jfunicipnl Bonds bought.
B. LOMItARD. Jr.. Vretldent,
JAS. L. LOMI5AUD. Vlce-lTea't.
V. I. SKINNER. Cxhler,
GEO. E. SlALTON, Aiw't Ooler.
An immense large dock of
Douglas Avcuue, near Depot.
Fre-h bread, iio. cakc-, candies
feclioiiary, fniii, etc.
lnoir." where the
Uing bucKcts-full ol -n.i)Midi oer c.ieb
THIS SPACE BELONGS
afterward displayed as speaker of the
national hotic of representatives.
In 18C2 Mr. Blaine was elected to
ronjjrcs. Duriiifr his first term be
gave biinelf up to "study and observa
tion, but in the ne.t congress, the
thitly-niiith, he gained hO'iic promi
nence, and from that time to the end
of his career he occupied a foremost
place among the republican leaders.
It was about this time thatBlainc ran (
afoul of I'ocoe Conkling aud alluded I
to him in debate ab a turkey cock, an l
cpithcL so apt that Ooukling never
forgave it. During the period of
southern reconstruction Illainc made
many t-pccche.s that attracted much
attention and spread his fame as an
'orator. In the forty-first, forty-second
and forty-third congresses he was
cleetc-1 speaker ol the house. In this
capacity he showed a ready knowl
edge ' of parliamentary usage and a
fairness and impartiality in hii rulings
thai-won him ireneral praise from both
parlies. j Qn JttaI
When the country began to look 3JJ ) j V
around for a man to succeed Grant in I
(he White House it was impossible to i
overlook Iilainc. Ilis prominenrc in
the house, the popular applause that
his bold, aggressive, and brilliant ca
reer as u leader had secured at once
suggested him as one of the most avail-'
able candidates. For a year or two '
previous to the Cincinnati convention
of 187G, everything favored Hlaiiic in
his ellbrts to push himself for the nom
ination. For (he first time since the
war the democr.it s had possession of
the house of representatives. This
was Blaine's opportunity, lie thrust ReStleSS,
himself forward as a plumed knight
battling for the rights of the royal
north against the designing and evil
minded rebels from the outh. The
democrats grew turious, and said and
did many foolish things'. Everything
served Blaine. One of the principal
incidents ol the session was hiskjt-to
with Ben Hill, of Cicorgia. Provision
had been made in the pension bill for
all veterans of the Mexican war. This
would have included dell Davis. On
him the Maine orator unbottled hl
oratorical wrath, goading Hill into a
hasty aud ill-considered reply thai con
tained many things impleading to
The Sunday before the liepiibliean
National convention was to meet at
Cincinnati Blaine started for church t
Washington in company with
Dodge, a relative. The day was in
tensely warm. .Just as they reached
the door Blaine fell to the ground as
if dead. A large crowd collected
around him. A carnage was called
and he was carried home in an appar- ,
cntly unconscious condition. . .ijllt
Blaine's illness told against hitVin
the convention, for it gave his enemies
there a clriucc to urge that he was a
broken-down man and that it wouldn't
do to nominate him. At one time it
seemed as if he were certain to be '
nominated. But the influence of his
ancient enemy, Conkling. was at
work, and the convention liually drop- j
ped him aud nominated Hayes. ,
In June, 187C, Blaine was appointed I
to fill the seat in the senate vacated by
Lot M. Merrill, who had been made
secretary of tho treasury, and in Janu- j
ary, 1877, he was elected for the full ,
term ending March 4, 1SS3. j
The history of the strugglo in the i
Chicago convention of that year need ,
not be retold here : it is too well re- j
membcrcd. The "old guard' remain- '
od steadfast to Grant, nobody would
reinforce tho, insufficient Blaine dele- '
gates', and the prize went to a dark ,
auvwhere in the
GOLDEN RULE STORE
'Do unto others as you would he done o?.")
Boots, Shoes and Clothing
Just opened out in tbe nice, new, light store room on Douglas Atemie, one door west
of Citizens' ISank.
BIG STOCK OF
MEN'S. BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S SUITS
.MAKKKD OPT IX PLAIN FIC.HUK5 WAY DOWN
At Hard-Pan Prices.
IJKAD AND KKFLKCT!
A GOOD ALL WOOL SUIT MADE SPLENDID FOR $7.50.
Boots and Siioes
Kansas State Bank.
Paid-up Capital, - - - - $52,000
.1. P. ALLEN,
.1. M. ALLEN,
GEO. E. SPALTON,
JAMES L. LOMRARD.
R. LOMBARD, -Ir.T
II. C. DAY,
L. 1). SKINNER.
lleceive Deiwsits, Make Collections, Buy and Sell Exchange, and trans
act a (lateral Bankina Business.
co:r:r:e:s:fc - DEisrars:
JKSUI I'AIOX A CO.. 54 Wllllim St., X. V. XATIOXAI. HANK OK AMKIUA, CMpjk"
1H.AIJKSTONK XATIOXAI. 11AXK. utoi
lltwtou. MKlw:ilAXT' XAT'l, HANK. KaniM City
J. O. Davidsox, Pre-. S. L. Davidson. Viee-l'rr. V. L. Davidson, Sn:'y.
Will bo sold at astoiiiIiin low figures. Please nil and ree my stock and prices,
member tin place, one door west of Citizens Hank".
YOUUS VERY RESPECTFULLY,
T. W. COVERDALE.
Our Muck, consul in;? of
White Goods, Laces, Ribbons,
Edgings & Novelties,
MAJOR BROS. & H0LLIDAY,
Staple aud Fancy Groceries,
WHOLBSL JEi .A. IsT3D IR.ET.A-IIj.
The Davidson Loan Co.
Money Always on Hand to Loan on Improved Farms and City Property.
VA I D-UP CAPITAL,
KKICK WITH CI1I7.KNS UANIC, Nortl.wt-tt
Corner Jl.nln .Street ami DoiikIih Axenne,
133 DOUGLAS AVENUE.
GOODS DELIVERED ON SHOUT NOTICE.
Bank of Commerce.
Loans Money on Real Estate, Personal, and Chattel Securities.
Beceives Deposits, Timo and Demand, at Interest.
Iluys and xrlh mhanyc; males collect ions; negotiates mania'pul bonds,
and transacts banking in all its branehes.
No. 17 Douglas Avenue, WIdiltii, Kiuwie.
Prices at Our Usual Reasonable Figures.
Stcit in and p-t our iirice-i before attrndtiiK -tH-il -or anv oilier snlen. We will o-t wii in '
nleei,sli(iioiiRiVMlsilieerlnlly, and le-ne Umm enln t to tbe jnililie.
W. S. COirr.KTT. 1'r.siilent
II. II. IMCHAUDS
A. IIT-s, Vice I'resnlit. 11.
I'.I.ACK'. See. and Tr a.
S I" JOHNSON.
Wcl.cellie.Iolin Kellj (Itcxliesler, N. Y,)
LADIES' & MISSES" PINE SHOES.
Kh'Kant and Jierfect lilting. We.Metolo asent- Tor tlicioklinitid
"Ray State Shoe & Leather Company's Boots & Shoes.
Ilelnir well l.no:nnll oei the coiinlry, tlie need no IdonliiK on (.iir pnrt.
ESALE GROCER C
irODOMM! IIATKIKMi, rrltVnt
i; ! AM.KN, Vlcn lkrr-Mrnt nm! Kxnmlner.
' i !' i Il1l t tl ..111...
y 1 llkJlllltl, .IIHI.
WICHITA LAND AND LOAN COMPANY,
Negotiates Lou, Selk Luk, flue kitm, Mike Mtdk
OFFICE IN BANK OPCOMMKUCK lt OMS.
Incorporated January II. 1881.)
NOS. 73 AND 75 MAIN STREET, WICHITA, KANSAS.
OF WICHITA. ICAHSAS.
I X. U. Cor. Main St. .1- Douglas Arc.
Ui Capital, - $100,000
IDT. 3SlECi:0-RS :
JOHN OAKl'KSTEK, (J. h. DAVIDSON,
. U DAVIDSON.
Real Estate Firm! I CAR PETS! CARPETS! CARPETS!
Co to tliem for leii-cnliis. 'I hey drlw llielr
oun teaim. K a 1 iria!reH. and "liou-
tlieh jntnieily Uuerlnll, and llm sell II loo j
MiH J'.;!1 ' J & PapTaxes.
In bliort, do a lint Ws (no ciirliilonc) Imsi-nets.
53- Ollice ier ll-inllnK .t I Islier's liixik
l , .Main 'stieet, Wii Idm, Kansas. lO-lin
W aie in ri.M-lnii or our fxvnnd Aiiiily this piniK of enllrely ne.v intl?rns.
UII hH-hU lor tld-t !(iiitinenl.
'I lie jirli f
, SV -
Larimer d Slinson!
a 8 Main Street. Wichita, Kansas.
Tliecaiiltal tocV or the I.miV lutme tiniidrel tlioil.mid dollitn, lxty thnnanii'l dollnr "f which
Unwiied ly New Kniflanil cltallil and rjivIiik Imiiko who r-rernl fiver Xr. ntlllluii tlol
lani, pit Iiik the In-IHiithni n linrkhij; etial to any Im 11 1. 1 11 hoiue In the Htnte.
1 'I lie linnk ulll rerelte dex.IU, Imy nml irll foreign nml ilinniwtle erlmriK, MiaLe limit., lel
i do a fienernl hanlkliiK lmsliie.H Wenhall enleno to tran.nrl nil lmlne. -nrii.r-l loin In n
I manner, and ii)n terinx, imtUfactorj Uiinirriitinier. atnl wdlelt a hae Of the uM)e
.1 O 1KI VlltSOX, I'rfi'Uut.
S 1. ihtriiMOX, rirr-l'rr't
.tons r. itr.n.sr. r.Mr
C I. iKtVIUHUS', .S'trttary
A Hill line of
Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods!
Vo dlil nut liny our so.U to keep on finr sheUe, lint intend to cell Ihun. Wi'itnmt
wish tolilow, lirafjnr luimlins, ln t Mill continue Ini-dne-,-1 in tile con-.irvatie ly in which w '
We jironiiMi i-dite treilineat, lionet detllni, and tn adlieie stiictly to Ihe Col.len Unle j
Nassauer & Hipsh,
122 Douglas Avenue, Wichita.
STAPLE & FANCY DRY GOODS!
Wichita City Roller Mills!
Snath-n'nl (Jir,nr at' Main Street aiid Ihwylax Amine,
CHTCAG0 LUMBER COMPANY'
MANUFACTURE THE CELEBRATED BRANDS:
IMPERIAL, - (Roller Patent.)
WHITE ROSE, (Extra Fancy.)
X. L. C. R. - - (Fancy.)
'Ihe-e bran U ian l.een on the markets Kai-t, W eol, Ntirth and South for leu jesr, and have
on an emlalde repntatlon whereeriiitrMliiced. T(lry rliem U to Uy 1 i It lhm We are
aluari In the market for wheat at liljchr-n cali price
SHELLABARGER, IMB0DEN & OLIVER.
H. W KENDLE
A 3TTr2T32ttJi.Xs DIEEOTOE,
9 n.l Dealer In
P0I. CLOTH. AMI 1ETAUJC nilllL CASKS,
KOBES. OLOnE8, CKAPE. ETC.
Have two fine heare . prlrate irlef.hfne illrf rt
TjVy t W Ir-hltA emetery. ftfiiee nlway open
'Xf' 'Hlon?la Arenn. Wlclilta. Kanja.
J'ruraf,! etlnUionlo oramby Itirgref-n.
50- Choice Lots! -56i lumber, sash, doors, blinds, lath
Tinner's addition to the citv.
Prices Low. Terms Easy.
Apply to J. 15. Turner, or .Tocelj-n .t Thomas.
7th and 8th Additions
Mnniif:ictnrers of tlic colebralcd
MARBLEHEAD WHITE LIME,
Xiiictv-stiven nur cent, wire Lime. Two barrels will oik far as Hirer
any other Lime.
Louisville Cement, Michigan Plaster and Hair, always on hand.
JJis Uic Finest Lino of
f' DIAMONDS, GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES!
Lombard Mortgage Co.,
n-IN KANSAS STATE BANK BUILDING.
COMH AND OKT KATES, Olt TAJjIC LOANS.
GEO. K. SPALTON'. SocroUry.
Kansas National Bank.
No. 30 MAIN STREET.
COMMERCIAL BANKING A SPECIALTY.
GEN. JOHN A. LOGAN.
HOLLOWELL & DORAN
nils Is tln most ilesiralile reslJoncc jirojiortj"
In tho city
Prices Low. Terms Easy.
The Next Vice-President ol the United Sttlc.
Illinois' gallant son was nominate by
acclamation at S:S2 last nigbt. It wa a
most fitting tiling to rounil up the ticket
with a union soldier wtto never lost a bat-1
tic or disobeyed an onlor.'
In 1S23 Dr. John Logan emigrated from
Ireland aud settled in Jackson county, Illi
nois, where on Fel. 0, 1S2J, John A. Logan
was born. Ills mother, ho was KUzahcth
Jcukins, was a nathc of Tcuncsec. The
early life of John A. Logan was spent in
Jackon county, where he obtained
some education from his father and Guns, Pistols and Ammunition
such school teachers as chauced to 4 '
teach ill thO district. At the Ollt-I HuntinC outfits rented en rcawnaUe tcrn.
break of the Mexican war. young hogau 1 CORNER FIRSTS. MAIN. WICHITA. KANSAS,
voluulecrcd aud was chocn a lieutenant In 1 tf.
HI. FELLOGG, i
Grain and Produce Commission
hlcijro iuarkrt report- rccixtnl every flftoi-n
inlmitis from '.t-l a m to S 3) r m OfUo (
nnJrr Citizen I'.tnl.. UlcJiita, hau-n. Deal
ft in grain and produce InviUil to in ike my
oltire their In-ailaiiartrrs I-3-tf
I . STAFFORD,
Arc to the front with the Lutet,Xcatct. Xohbio-t ami Chcapo-t n of SET RINCS,
"HCAPSi cajpb & ,us,isrii.ErxTTo goods)
xjn" a:s:s city.
1 PLATED CHAINS.'
Loans' Money at Js.rest Hates.
hnifjt Higlil Itrajlt on alt parts of Euroj,r,
Jtuys aud Sells (tor't ami Mnnieifd Itundi,
fays Dderest On Tlhic ftcjmiit.
Any AliiOBiit t
To IVnn mi i!M!ral.i REAL ESTATE Ith-r VAtiMH or CUT rttOllitsrY
' Conntciifni Halts of Interest. &3
J. L. DVEK, K. I!. HOYS, SAM'L IIOL'OK. ItOKT. K, LAW II IIVCI!
II. '. LEWIS, I'rr-Wcut. A. A. IlYlK, Cahir.
S. D. PAL LETT,
- DralT In
NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN PINE LUMBER!
X, A TH. SETJnW3-X,ESt XJOOIXS & ZBXT-3ST JdS.
Ofllce and Yanl Wft Enil of DoutfU Atciiihj, Xortli SiJf , Star i5rilj;e.
Frooman & Peckham,
Stiple Sc Fancy Groceries!
Fruits, Nuts, Candies, Etc.
!oula Avenue, Iietwcou Smyth ami Waliaco' Imi.ieiiicnl Ilouc?. No. 88, Douglas Avenue. -
lijLet mh irrQ jmW for pnAttcru iftre r'kI iU for llic sn;
SILVERWARE. money tlwn by any other Jinn In the rlty. CiomU iJeHreml prinrt!y' to any
i part of the rity. r South U!e of )rai!t Armiff T!nl lr tel o
- Lawrence's Drujr Store. 3lan Street Wichita, Kariia. 4-tf