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M. M. MURDOCH & BROTHER, Propneton.
KRSOKAL AND LOCAL ITEMS OF NEWS
TO OUR CITr SUBSCRIBERS.
It seems that the relation or Mr. V. E.
Oowdle, the city circulator of the Eagi.k
to thepatrouorthc paper and to this of
fice Is not fully uudcrttooil by come. Mr.
Dowdle lias s-ole control of all papers deliv
ered by himself or carriers, and will make
collections for the same. He takes the pa
jicrs as they ionic from tlic pros and dis
tributes them to the cily subscribers, be
coming roponsible to the proprietors of
the Kaoi.k for the whole number dally ta
ken, and to him the proprietors look fur
their pay aud he to the subscribers, so that
if any considerable number should fail to
be prompt it would seriously embarrass him
atid his force of carriers. He prefers to
collect once a week and in no case wants a
subscriber to pay less often thau once a
month, unless it is paid in advance when
he will receipt for them, six or twelve
mouths. The circulation outside of the
city and through the mails is controlled by
the otiice. direct or through its trcvcling
agents. Mr. Dowdle has hnd sovAral jcars
experience in this business and our patrons
will liud him competent and careful.
M. 31. JlL'ItDOCK lino.
The water In the l!ig river is slowly re
ceding. Yesterday was a hot day for the race
.1. E. Caldwell, of Emporia, came down
on the evening train.
The leading hotcjs ol the city did a rush
ing business yesterday.
The streets were crowded with people
from the country yesterday.
Several private picnics were indulged in
yestciday by people ol this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Dcdrick and Mrs. liockwcll,
of Jlelle 1'lainc, spent the day inthe city.
Three excursion trains were run to Clear
water yesterday, and they were all well
The laying ol the corner stone of the
new Catholic church will take place to
morrow. Hoot llros. ran three 'buses yesterday to
the races anil picnics, and did a land ollicc
The 10 u rib of July still sustains its time
honored reputation of being the hottest day
of the sca'on.
Young Woodcock gave the boys at Clear
water yesterday several pointers about
K. V Morgan, an obi printer of this city,
but now of Caldwell. wa in the cily yes
terday, and called.
Mrs. Dr. White, of Eldorado, came over
last evening to visit ft lends and spend a
fewdajs in the city.
There U romance cen in figures. A
young man met a girl, l'cr, married her and
teok her on a wedding l'cr.
A woman living north of the city was
overcome with heat yesterday afternoon
and suffered severely of great prostration.
The man who invented the almanac has
our everlasting thanks tor putting but one
Fourth of July in twelve months.
Mr. W. 1'. Itogers, a promising young
merchant of Eldorado, came over last even
ing to viit the folks at Eaci.k eyrlc.
Old mercury recorded 11XJ degrees in the
shade yesterday, und would piobably hac
gone higher, had it not born the Fourth.
The eulogies pronounced yestciday on
the American eagle were enough to par
alizn any other except a "fullledgcd" bird.
Most of the business houses closed their
doors yesterday at noon, and allowed them
to rcmnin shut durinir the balance of the
.Mr. and Mr. E. I. Ford returned from
their eastern visit Thursday evening. Mr.
F. says there is no place like Kansas, after
Several private particH ran carriage" and
other venides to the picnics yesterday, lor
the convenience of the public and to re
plenish their purses.
Yesterday's wind was more of a drotithy
get up and get than any previously sweep
ing the valley this season. It was almost a
sure lorcrtinntr ol a dry spell.
Several wagons and buggies got stuck In
the mud hole near Riverside park yester
day, aim considerable ililllculty was ex
perienced in getting them out.
Among the attractions yesterday was a
threshing machine test on the west end or
Douglas avenue, a load r wheat having
been hauled in for that purpose.
Uncle Johnny Hammers and Thomas
(Hover did the orating at Clearwater jes
terday, and their efforts arc well spoken of,
and said to bo excellent in all respects.
Several slight accidents occurred yester
day Irom lire crackers. A little boy in
front of the postotlico came near having Ids
eye put out, and a farmer's team near the
same place became frightened and came
near running away.
A dozen boats and :i cattamaran. gaily
decorated with bunting, rendered the wa
ters about ltlverslde park lively and attrac
tive yesterday ariernoon. Tho great
height or the waters in the Itig Uivcr kept
the Little Elver bank full.
The display or Jircworks at the Occident
al hotel last evening was very attractive as
well as creditable, as wa aNo the display
at the postolliic hook-store, and various
other places. Several small balloons were
sent up on lower Douglas avenue.
In noticing the handsome sidewalk just
completed at Ca.h Henderson's residence,
iu yesterdav's Eahi.k, we were in error in
crediting the work to Messrs Marker &
Jackson. The (lagging was furnished bv
Eopkcss .V Wakefield, and tho work done
under their supervision.
The man, August Maut, who was drown
ed night before last, was ordered buried by
Coroner Nugent at the expense of the coun
ty, but the Koot llrothcrs and their boys
wouldn't consent to that, buying for his
remains a neat ease and a plot of ground
upon which to huiy them.
Vice President and General Manager
Miller, of the Fort "cott and Wichita rail
road camo up last evening from Harper
county via the Santa Fc. lie looked so
comfortable and happy In spite of the ex
treme heat, that we judge it is well with
him and his Sunflower route.
Mr. J. A. "line, treasurer ol Pratt coun
ty, arrived in our city yesterday morning.
AVichita still continues to reach out iu her
influence and wc welcome the orllcials,
business men and citizens or Pratt, a coun
ty which will soon make a stir and form one
of the attractions for home seeker.
Coroner Nugent goes baeiTto" the tcrrlto
ry this morning. Me sa) It U astonishiug
the way people are rolling into that coun
try. What the effect ol the President's
proclamation will be is hard to tell until at
least the text is seen. Mr. Nugent says the
cattle men are fully i uueay as the boom
ers. A private letter received yesterday by
Mr. McKIm, of the Tremonl house, rrom
his son, William M., aud E. it. Harris, who
went west some weeks ago to sec the coun
try, states that after leaving Anthony they
went to Medicine Lodge, on through Com
manchc and into Mead county, near the
renter of which they have 6acj, located a
claim, and are now engaged in erecting
thereon bouses. They say it in the finest
country out of doors, and that the soil can
not be excelled even in Sedgwick county.
They are in good health, haying a fine time,
and are growing fat on fresh antllope steak.
John Davidson and Julia Thomas were
married Thursday evening by Justice of
the Peace Garrison. The newly married
young people are well known and much
lik.ed in their neighborhood, ind enter upon
life together under ery favorable auspi
ces. The Eaglk wishes them a large de
gree of happiness.
A notice a day or two since was made of
a fine business block to be erected In the
immediate future on Douglas avenue, west
of Main. A mistake wag made in the name
ol one of the parties Interested. It wilt be
creeled conjointly by Mr. Lcopald Hays and
D. L. Green, and will add much to the
value of surrounding property.
I.illie Thornton, the colored young wo
man who was so badly burned from the
(lames of a gasoline stove, at the residence
of J. A. Wallace the other day, is doing
very nicely, though still suffering consid
erably. Her recovery will be slow and te
dious, as licr burns were quite deep, and
covered a large portion of her person.
The American people for tljf hundred
aud eighth time have gone tbrougii the
sweat of celebrating Independence day
Wc guess they arc thankful that it over
Distinct as the spirit echo of au angel's
whisper, wafted to our cars on the solemn
wings of midnight from Philadelphia's old
Temple of Liberty comes the assuring re
frain: "Yer botcher boots."
Walking up Douglas avenue yesterday
wis a young lady from the country, who
evidently had just purchased the new pair
ol slippers she had on which pinched hrr
feet so that she could not walk. She did
not faint away or go into hysterics. Oh,
no; she wasn't that kind of a girl. She
stopped, lemoved those slippers, and went
on her way in her stocking Icet.
An inquisitive old gcut poked his head
into the Eagi.K office door yesterday ami
asked, "Who Is dead?" The man at the
job press answered, "Nobody that I have
heard of." The old gent asked, "What is
this crape on the door forf" The boss then
went out, and found that the "devil" had
hung the job office towel on the doorknob
while he went down Douglas avenue to see
a dog light.
Parties who attended the celebration at
Clearwater yesterday, report having had a
very pleasant time. Tho programme, as
published iu the Eaglk for the day's exer
cises, was carried out and proved very en
tertaining. The celebration was held iu
the grove across the river about one mile
from the town. There was a very large
crowd present, many of them beiug from
A young married lady of this city was
considerably taken back yesterday while
exhibiting her first born to a couple or little
girls ol about eight summers. On asking
them who they thought the little boy looked
like, oue of them promptly responded,
"like his lather," but the other, arter
gravely considering the momentous ques
tion and critically examining the cheruli,
said: "Weil. I think it looks like the hired
Yesterday afternoon burglars entered a
residence iu the south part of the city,
while the occupants were absent at the cele
bration at Eivcrside park, and succeeded
in mussing up things generally, but were
evidently scared away bclorc securing any
booty, as nothing of importance has been
missed. Our informant was unable to give
the name ol the family, but said that they
were recent comers.
A man "spilin'' for a fight, with blood iu
his eye, and the breath of alcohol about
his person, came up Douglas avenue ves
terday, brandishing a huge revolver, and
declaring that he was a tighter direct rrom
Fighterville, and wanted to tackle some
thing. Mc was accommodated, but the
man he ran against happened to be Dan
Parks, and the bellgcrent individual was
promptly taken in charge and will bo
given n chance in the police court to-day
to explain matters.
it was a good thing for us that yesterday
was not a nuslncss day, and that, there
lore business mcu cared nothing for the
market reports. .Night before last nearly a
column of telegraph reports of the mar
kets were put In type, and by au awkward
blunder, no one can explain how, a dead
report nearly a week old was dumped into
the forms. The mistake was never discov
ered till alter daylight and the edition had
gone to our patrons.
Several parties, among whom were a few
ladies, remained at Kivcrside paik la-t
evening until quite a late hour, and until
most of the crowd had dispersed, in older
to enjoy a bath iu tl e Little river, having
provided themselves with bathing suits
jne young lauy urcsscu in a gauzy Mother
Hubbard costume became annoyed at the
slowness of her companion, who, by the
way, is near sighted and wears glasses, and
turning angrily to her says, "Surely, Jen
nie, you're not going to wear yonr glasses
In the water." "Indeed I am," replied
Jennie, "nothing shall Induce me to take
off another thing."
That the women of Kansas are a full
match for the men and a little to spare, was
never more forcibly Illustrated than by a
little incident that occurred iu Gypsum
township the other day. For prudential
reasons, and In view of the fact that we
have not yet taken out an accident policy,
wo withhold all names. A farmer living in
that township was in a great hurry to get
his harvesting done, as the wheat was fully
ripe and the weather line. Therefore he
hitched lii- horses to the harvester and witli
his boys and hired men went out Into the
field aad began work, entirely overlooking
tho fact that the last stick of wood on the
woodpile had been burned to get
the breakfast. ltaging hungry the
force came In at noon. The good wife had
the table set with all the taste or which she
was mistress, and it really looked inviting
hut there was no dinner upon it, "Sarah,
where's the dinner?" inquired the larmer,
somewhat anxiously. "1 don't kuow
whether it is done or not. There was no
wood for a fire, so I hung it in the warmest
place I could find. It's on the ladder at the
south side of the house." It is needless to
add that the whole force was detailed at
chopping wood that afternoon.
GUS MAUT'S FUNERAL.
The body ol Gus Maut, who was
drowned in the Little river Friday ulght,
was recovered at about 2 o'clock yesterday
morning by the parties in search lor it.
The body had been carried but a short dis
tance below where the accident occurred,
and was found tangled up in the roots ol a
large tree in water about fourteen Icet
deep. It was taken to the undertaking
rooms of W. II. Kcndle, where it was
viewed by tho coroner' Juiy yesterday
morning. The jury then adjourned to Act
ing Coroner Hobb's office, and after hear
ing the evidence of those who wrre with
Mr. Maut at the time of the drowning, re
turned a verdict in accordance with the
above facts, i. e., that the deceased came to
bis death by accidental drowning in the
Mr.Maut was a young man abouttvventy
four years of age, and had been in the cm
ploy of Koot llros. lor about four months.
He was a very cxcmplaty, sober and Indus
trious man, and must have oiiii means
laid by as he was quite frugal In his habits,
but no one knows what amount he had or
where it is. He bad no relatives in this
city, but bas a brother in Ness county to
whom word has been sent apprising bira
or Gus' sad fate. The Tuccral of the de
ceased occurred yesterday afternoon at
about T o'clock Irom Kendlc's undertaking
rooms and was generally attended by his
friends and acquaintances.
This Is the second case of drowning In
the Little river In less than a week, and
should be a warning lo all those who are
in the habit or bathing in this stream to
exercise more judgment and be less venturesome.
HOW HE WOUND UP THE DAY.
I marvel some
On this queer 5ay'g delights;
Its odd distractions.
Its peace inlractions,
And its. absorbing sights;
Wo can torget
There goes my thumb.
In times gone by
I used to love its joys.
Its howl and clanging,
Its roar and danging,
Made by all sorts of boys.
We older men
Good Lord! my eye.
It has been said
We never get too old
To like the feeling
Of 'ancy stealing
From hearts that can't grow cold.
With hair of snow
That thumped my head.
These children here
With things that fizz and pop.
liring buck the olden
Time that is golden;
And I am glad But stop !
Too very much !
I've lot an car!
The Fourth of July celebrations in this
vicinity passed off very pleasantly and were
numerously attended, notwithstanding the
extreme heat. At about 10 o'clock In the
morning the Knights of Labor formed in
procession and marched through thcprincl
pal streets of the city on their way to HiV'
crside park where their celebration was
had. The parade was headed bv the band
and was quite imposing, the large banners
attracting much attention. Among the
mottoes carried by the order we noticed
the following: "Labor produces all and
labor should control it;'' "We demand jus
tice to all;" "In union there is strength,"
aud "The Knights ol Labor are coming two
million strong." At the park were swings,
platforms for dancing, aud boats for those
who loved to row. The chief orator ot the
day was Mr. Coffecn, ol Danville, III., who
Is the grand foreman of the general assem
bly of Knights of Labor or the United
States. Mis subject was "Labor," and he
handled It in a carclul, comprehen
sive and interesting manner, elicit
ing the most fjvorable comment from
those who heard him. A'tcr
the specchmaking was over, the large
crowd gave themselves up to diversified
enjoyments that the occasion afforded, not
dispersing to their homes until nearly or
The race at Carey's park and other exer
cises there held, attiactcd a large number
of people to that vicinity, as did also the
races at the old fair grounds draw a crowd
in that di rection.
The Gciman Sunday school picnic, which
took place south of Lawrence avenue, was
also well attended and greatly enjoyed.
Taken all together, and considering that
no concentrated action was had in arrang
ing a Fourth of July programme, the day
passed off very pleasantly, and wa9 greatly
enjoved bynnst of those who were pre-cnt
at either of the places referred to.
FIFTEEN MINUTES IN CLEARWATER.
One of the Eagi.k'.n force boarded the
Sunflower train that went down to Clear
water last evening. The excursionists had
gone down in the morning to celebrate tbe
d'iy with our neighbors at that place. The
run dotvn of the extra was made In what
seemed only a few minutes and was
through one continuous farm of waving
corn, and shocks of wheat and oats.
A sight more beautiful was never seen in
any country. While the excursionists
were gathering for the homeward ritie we
took atrip up town with Hon. Win. Itoss,
of Kivcrside farm, the pioneer settler of
tut: .Mnnescau valley, vve counted in our
'walk thirty-one business houses, represent
ing almost all the branches of business
found in much larger and older town?.
Four lumber yards. a bank
just about reatly to open
for business, several bii-incss hou-es,
among them a targe brick hotel; one busi
ness house, 30x100 feet, two stories high,
fitted up lor an opera house, will be of
brick, to be built by James Tracy", an old
rc-ident of Wichita, who removed
to Clearwater several years ago
and opened a general country store,
and as fruit- ot his labors, now finds
himself in possession or a comfortable share
ot this world's goods, which his friends In
this city will gladly note. There are also
in course ot erection about thirty residen
ces quite a number of them large and com
modious three 1 irge livery stables, one bo
longing to J. L. Cooper of our city.
Notwithstanding the warning whistle that
wc must go, we could not refrain from
stopping to shake hands with lten
n!e Hear who i- at home
in a neat, coy drug establishment.
G. L. and E. I). Muiin, Talher and son,
were very bii-ily engaged in opening and
putting in place a lot ol new haidwarc,
having jnt cidiiicd tticir building. Hut
licie our fifteen minute was up. and vve
weie off for home.
LASr NIGHT'S BALLS.
The hop given at the opera house last
evening by Gar'tld po-t (5. A. It., wa
quite well attended, eonsidcrlrg that the
thermometer was about PO degrees above
zero, and proved an occasion of much en
joyment. Dancing did not begin until
quite a late hour, owing to the heated state
of the atmosphere, but alter once started
it was continued without interruption un
til nearly midnight. Most of the members
of Garfield post and their wives and daugh
ters were present, aud participated in the
pleasures of the evening.
at the kink.
The Knights of Labor's entertainment
at the rink last evening proved a source of
much enjoyment to quite a large crowd of
ladies and gentlemen. The early part ol
the evening was occupied in seeing and
listening to -i.tmeifck I!oy," as played by
the Wichita di-juiatic company, after which
the room was cleared and the balance oT
the evening devoted to tripping the light
fantastic, which wa largely participated
In. The evening passed very pleasantly,
and cbcrybody seemed happy.
NEW CATHOLIC CHURCH.
Procramme of Ercrcises at the Laying of the
Corner Stone of the New Catholic Church.
The corner stone of the new Catholic
church of this city will be laad on Sunday
July C, at 4 p. in., by St. ltcv. L. L. M.
Fink, O. S 11. 1 G .. bishop, of Leaven
worth, Kansas, who will be assisted by
a number of Catholic clergymen of the
The procession will form at ltiissel Hall,
Main street, at 2:30 p. in. harp.
Tiic senior olliccrs ol eacli societies and
band will report to the chief marshal, Capt.'
J. J. Mohen, of "the brotherhood of St.
Joseph, who will assign them their places
in the procession In the following order:
1. Chief marshal mounted.
2. Senior otliccr of each society mount
ok. It. Altar Boys.
4. Wichita Guards aud brjss band.
5. G. A. II. drum corp,
6. Grand Army of the ltepublic
7. Tutnvercin Society.
9. Knights of Labor.
10. 1'rotherhood ot St. Joseph.-
11. Holy Angel.
12. Young Ladles Sodality.
13. Altar Society. ;
11. Children in wagons.
K. Clergy In carriage.
IC. The pre in carriages.
IT. Citiren in wagons.
IS. Citizens in vvagous.
19. Citizens in wason.
The Altar boys will form on tbe we.t side
of Main street, north ol Ilussell bill.
The band and Wichita Guards will form
on .nam street, norm ol t irst.
The G. A. 11 will form on the south side
of tirst street, right renting on Main,
Tho Turnvcreln society will form on the
south side ol First street, right resting on
Main, facing west.
The firemen will form onthe north sldeot
First street, right resting ou Main, facing
Knights ol Labor will form on the west
side ot First street, right resting on Main,
Brotherhood of St. Joseph will form on
Main street, right resting on First, facing
Holy Angels Young ladles.
Sodality and Altar society will form at
Uuseell hall and move immediately after the
brotherhood, the press, citizens in car
riages, wagons, etc. will fall in after the
Line of March From ilussell ball to Oc
cidental hotel and counter march ; thence
south on Main street to Douglas avenue ;
thence east on Douglas avenue to Emporia;
thence north to Central avenue ; thence
east to Fourth avenue; thench south to
Catholic church, where each society will
be assigned Its place. All arc invited to
participate in the procession. "By order of
Rev. G. 31. Kelly, Pastor C. C.
Cut. J. J. Mohen, Chief Marshal.
Jas. Stafford, Secretary.
THE CITIZEN'S BANK.
Already this week the Eaglk has pub
lished tbe sworn statements or the condi
tion of three of Wichita's banks, viz : the
Wichita National, the Kansas National and
tbe Kansas State bank, with editorial refer
ence to the very evident sound aud pros
perous condition of each. In this issue will
be lound the sworn statement of the condi
tion of still another, the fourth lor the
week, that of the Citizen's bank, tbe loans
and discounts ot which latter bank reach
tbe sum of (187,402.85, as a single item
among its resources, and another, that of Its
available cash, upwards of $00,000. The li
abilities of the Citizen's bank are represent
ed in two items, the paid up capital stock of
$100,000, and deposits to tbe amount of
9104.412.1S. Wc believe if the statements
of the banks of the other cities of tho .'state
were gathered up and compared, that Wich
ita would sliovv a greater volume or busi
ness than that shown by any other town or
citv in Kansas.
Go and sec that new fountain at the con
fectionery next to Kimmerly & Adams'
Itogers To the trout on Photos, with Lehr
and Stodart at the helm. Me guarantees
better Photos than has ever been turned
out in the city, look at the new show at his
door ol large work. 41-3t
Don't forget C. L. Cloos when ytu want
ice cream or soda water. 41-:t
Mrs. ETltottsb, in WcsT Wichita,-has
ately opened a first-class millinery and
dressmaking establishment. It will be to
your interest to call at this establishment
before purchasing elsewhere. 83-1 vv
C. L. Cloos has the mou pleasant lee
cream parlor in the city. 41-3
No trouble for Froomau & Peckham to
show goods. 37-C
Everybody should goto Froomau & IVck
ham's for Ircsb groceries. 87-C
To DeUgitei and Others Deiiriag to Attend
the National Democratic Convention at
Commencing July 4th 1 will tell those
who desire to visit the beautiful "City by
tbe Lakes," round trip tickets at $20.8T,
good for return passage until July Kith. I
can offer you special inducements in the
way of more elegant coaches, courteous at
tention, foster time and fewer ehauges ol
cars than any other line.
Come one, come all, and bring your
friends and purchase jour tickets where
you will be guaranteed satisfaction.
Yours very truly,
II. II. Kkei.kii,
Agent Santa Fc Route and Filsco Line,
Union Depot. ;7-9
P0PKESS & WAKEFIELD
Have tlic well known McAlcster coal,
wliicli is citi:il if not superior to
(lie Canon Cily.
AVe ailv'se nil our reader to give it
a trial, as this linn will keep it on hand
A good stork of groceries, on the best
corner iu the city, for alc by the Wichita
Land A Loan Co. 2"tf
A ood ilriijj business lor sale. For
lnrticiilnrs enquire of Iutiun & IJoss.
Headquarters for the sale of Hatticld
towu company lots at the Wichita Land
and Loan company's olllce, Batik of Com
merce rooms. 29-tf
Ask your grocer lor Lootuis & Allen's
corn. It is delicious 2o-tf
Twelve pounds of standard white sugar
for 1.00 at tho Valley Grocery. i'.l-tf
Best three-pound can of tomatoes for 10c
at the Valley Grocery. 31-tf
Choice cream cheese at Vk per pound at
the Valley Grocery. 31-tf.
For Sale Or Ewhinge
For Wichita improved property six
brick bouses in Puebio. Colorado ; well
rented; paying good interest, but the own
er compelled to live east.
30-7 James W. Sworn, Agent.
1012 West Ninth St.. Kansas City.
Money at Chup Rates.
We have made arrangements to loan
money In this part of Kansas lor the North
western Mutual Life Insurance Company,
oj Milwaukee, and can offer lower rates
than have ever bccti made in this section of
the couutry. Local agents wanted In ad
STi-tf ItUNNKi.t.A- Hoys.
tea at Wc per
lb at the
15 lbs nice yellow sugar for ?l 00 at the
Vallrv Grocery. Ultf
No use is sighing lor something good to
eat when by stepping in at Fuller & Son's
you can get a can of Loom! .V Allen's
Look out for bargains at the
No. SS Douglas avenue i- where you
cau rest comfortably while waiting for
Special offerings continue during
the week. Store closes at 12 m.
on the 4th of July. Do your
trading in the morning, and allow
the salesmen and
19 Main St.
Go to tbe flrst stain east or tbe New
York store for photographs. 32 -tf
Baldwin & Ostergren are now ready to
photograph all who call at tbelr newly fur
nished rooms. No. 96 Douglas are. 82-tf
Frooman & Peckham run two delivery
wagons. Buy your goods there and yon
are always sure you will have them in
Eats! Hati!! Hata!!!
Silk, Soft, Stiff or Straw Hats, washed
blocked, ironed, shaped, stiffened, trim
med, dyed or bleached at tbe dye works, 63
G. A. PEori.ES & Daughter,
Ladies' aud gentlemen's goods cleaned or
dyed. Scouring and sponging by tbe French
Process, at 63 Main street.
G. A. Peofles & Dacghter,
Everything you can wish for at Frooman
Jfc Peckham's. 37-6
Bring your babies, your children and all
the big folks to Baldwin & Ostergren's.and
bc'photographed with lightning speed. 32-tf
Six hundred tons of Little River ice. In.
quire at Kansas State Bank. i"tf.
FINANCE AND COMMERCE.
Fat cows ancl heifers
Fat shipping hogs, best
Stock and feediug bogs
..U 00G 00
. . 3 KHAi 00
. . S 254 00
.. 4 0TN34 50
...4 004 40
,. S 50f3 .V)
Milling wheat. .
Corn, pure white.
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH.
New York Money Market.
New Yock, July , 1b8I.
Monky Abundant at I " cent.; closing offars
at Hi t cent.
PniMr. Mercantile Papkis StZO per cent.
Sterling: Exchange Finn. Hankers"
bills, St.nS; demand, I.S."i.
Government Bonds Strong.
IT. S. 4,'i-pcr-cents
State Securities Quiet.
IUilwat Bonus In brisk demand.
Missouri Pacific B's bonds 1(8
Hannibal A St. Joseph bonds ...11W
Central I'aciflc stocks R8','
Chicago 4 Alton 125
Chicago, Burlington A Qulncy 114
Denver Aiuourande v
Hannibal A St.JosepU 3SX
Hannlbal A St . .loseuh ureferred (asked)... )
Missouri 1'aclnc WJi
Northern Pacific 18"
New York Central lOJJf
Union l'Bclfle 35f
Western Union 5M4
Kansas City Live Stock.
Kansas Citv, July 3, 181.
The Livt-Stock Indicator reports:
Cattlk ltcceli.ts. tl : market steady for
shipping grades ; llrni for bntclier stuff Native
steers averaging 1,300 to l,.ri0 lbs, $.v.&S.25 :
averaglngUuOto.l.lOO lbs, 9l.rwi-Z.Wi stockers
and feeders and cows unchanged.
Hogs HccelpU. T.O'in : market firmer and 10c
higher ; lots averaging I so to Sid lbs, sold at
Sl.sOfi.',..-, ; balkatSI.!K5.0..
SiiEF.r llecelDts. 712 : market steady at S.t.00
(S3..V) for fair to good natives.
St. Louis Grain and Produce.
St. Locis, .Inly 3, IsW.
Flour Market unchanged.
Wiikat Market active but unsettled and
lower. No. 2 red, fl!l,';c391. cash; 83,'i
i;ic, July; b7,Vs;c August; e9','!W.'c
September ; '.POVfcHlJfc October, closing at low
est figures. No. 3 red, Klc.
Corn Market lower ; only moderate trading.
4Ss;c cash; iJX&tSHc July; 4,'i10.'ic
August ; iViCniO'ic September, closing at In
side prices, except September, which closed at
Oats Market lower and slow ; 272isc cash ;
Sti'igSlvVc July ; 2t,',c bid August.
Ueceii-ts Flour, 2,000 barrels; wheat, 11,
0.x) ljushcls ; corn, .VI, 000 bushels ; oati, 10,000
bushels ; rye, none ; barley, none.
Siiii'jients Flour, 8,000 barrels; wheat,
none; corn, .11, ow bushels; oats, 23,000;
rye, none ; barley, none.
St. Louis Live Stock.
St. Locis, July 3, ISSt.
Cattle Heceipts, 1,5(0; shipments, 1:000:
market active aud strong; nil good grades met
quick sale ; exports, fl..VHSM!.su ; good to choice
shipping, .oOiij5.50 ; common to medium,
$:i.-i.',a:..'.i; grass-fed natives, t..VK5i5.J0;
grass-fed TeiaiiB, S:!.10(; j.Oj.
Sheep lteceipts, LAOO; shipments, 1,000;
good firm ; others dull ; Inferior to fair, S2.25
iS.a.'i'i; medium to good, M..'A3.00; ehoice
to extra, 91.104.5j; good to choice lambs,
Chicago Grain and Produce.
Chicago, Julys, litet.
The board of trade will adjourn over Julv
Wheat In fair demand, though at times very
quiet ; opened easier and !iJic lower, closing
closing at 63c ; August, K'd.'iS'.s.j'ic, closing a
83Wc ; September, isC.Va.fcT.'.'c, closing at 86,'iC ;
cuier, e.;.(48?c, closing at s.i(HJ;;c. o.
2 spring, tWgfS'iC.
Corn Iu fair demand and higher ; Jjsrket
opened casv, closing ",'c over yesterday. Cash,
ali,'52',-c, closing at .'.2j,'ca.W,'c ; July, G1KO
52 'jc, closing at S2,$v52.Vc; August, MJ.'feMc.
closing at .Vi'.c; September Mj3,'fc, closing
at M?;c; year, t.Vjt.We; May, 46Ki,
closing at 4tija'c.
Oats Market steady for rash ; options a
shade easier; cash, 29.','c; July, 2!i,S'(;i29.e,
closing at SHi'fc ; August, 20'(i7c, closing at
KiUc ; September, stiO'ie, closing at 'Kftlua'c ;
Ueceii-ts Flour. 12.000 barrels : wheat. 10.-
000 bnsliels ; corn. 161,0(0 bushels ; oats, 12,000
bushels ; rye, 6,M0 bushels : barley, 700
Shipments Flour, 23.000 barrels; wheat,
74,000 buahots; corn, 367,000 bushels; oats,
tsj.OOO bushels ; rye, 4.400 bushels ; barley,
Chicago Live Stock.
The Drovrr't Journal reports:
Hogs Receipts, a.MO; shipments, 2..VO;
market brisk and .VS,lCc higher ; rough packing,
St.M-V.'O; packing and shipping, J.205.4o ;
light baron grades, S4.UMe0.4O; skips, 13.00
Cattle lteceipts, f,.VW: shipments, 2,000;
market firm ; exports, $8.II&0.73 ; good to
choice shipping, fi.O0ijr6 SO; common to med
ium, M.Oo.VPO ; grass-fed Texans, 13 Wti& 00.
Siieei lteceipts. 1,330; shipments, none;
market steady; Inferior to fair, 2.W83..Vt;
raedinrato good, 83.7Jt..V; choice to extra,
Notice Is hereby given that the firm hereto
lore exUllngnnder the firm name and style of
Dorsey, Smellzer and Tucker Is this day dis
solved liy mutual ronsent, Mr. Mneltier retir
ing from the firm. The bulnes will be con
ducted hereafter by Horsey and Tucker, who
aumeall the HaMlltliM o'f the old firm -aud
collect all accounts
K. A. HOUSKY.
3-3 It. C. attELIZKIt.
New York Store
M. KOHN-& CO.
GOLDEN RULE STORE!
"Do unta others as
We Have Harked Down
"All Summer Fabrics!"
To Close Out.
At Actual Cost, To Close.
122 Douglas Avenue, Wichita.
i'i- v s
you trmdd be done hy.")
Nassauer & Hipsh,
Muzzling Weather! Muzzling Weather!
won macs w will fbovidk the uuhm with
Muslin Dry Goods!
MUSLIN UNDERWEAR !
ONLY 25 CENTS PER PAIR!
We hare bow oa exhibition a beautiM 11m of MutUa Uaderwcar ckaaper
titan yoa can stake them.
India Gossamer Game Vests! ;
Tor Ladie and Children, at
"Gossameric Prices '"
Try one. Tkty trill do you pood.
GENTLEMEN. WHY PERSPIRE,
When you can buy
"Refrigerating Gauze Vests"
Tkat vill Uut you tkrwt Moton. Tku goods art not btan $tfler$. Wt carry
Only Qood, Durable Goodi.
It Pays to Buy of Inneo A Ross.
Gut Prices on Parasols
For One Week.
The Stock Must Be Reduced at Once.
A New Lot of
Famous Cheap-Selling Dry Goods House Under the Horse
shoe. Innes & Robs. N. X. T. P. O.
WE HA VK AGAIN IN STOCK
At the UuheardJ Price of
BEST UNLAUNDRIED WHITE SHIRT!
One-Price Clothing House.
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