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WICHITA, KANSAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 23 , 1884.
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mpj TTT'TJ A DHTf1 fl?WQ ' nominations made by the Republican
1 JliLiiJiVjlVilxni rsCj V V O i nationa convention at Chicago, as un-
.worthy of support, and who believe
ArD.Nn DprvPTTON TO 'he interests ot ffooa gov6rnrncu i anu
GRAND Kh.t.f 1 IUW 1 U ,.,.. ,-,.. Vm, ), .tpfnat of
JOHN A. LOGAN AT
i nublic morals demand the defeat of
the Republican candidates for presi
dent and vice-president, and being,
therefore resolved not to vote for
I Blaine and Logan, I desire to take
part with other Republicans nnd Inde-
I pendent voters in the conference to
be held at University Club Theatre,
) Madison avenue and Twenty-sixth
trcct. New York, Tucunv, July 23d,
at 11 a.m.'
World Now Knows
Sad Fate of the Greeley
FATAL SHOOTING SCRAPE
DODGE CITY BY MYSTER
republican platforu. cal situation demands in the chief ex- prohibitionists.
New York, July 22. The following j ecutivc office of the government, to FiTrsiiDRCi, July 23. The delegates
is the Indenendent Republican plat- resist the corporate monopolies on one to the convention are nearly all on
form: The paramount issue of the band and demagogue commissioners i the ground
The total number is
presidential election of this year is
moral rather than political. It con
cerns national honor and the character
and honesty of the administration
rather than the general policies
of the government, upon which the
platforms of the parties do not essen
No position taken by one platform
is seriously traversed by the other.
Doth evidently contemplate the gen
eral agreement of public opinion upon
subjects which have been long in con
troversy, and indicate an unwilling
ness to declare upon other and cardi
nal questions the views, winch, in the
on tne other. He is a Democrat who I about 400, and there arc twice as many
is happily free from all association with alternates and visitors. The hotel
fierce party differences, of slavery lobbies arc crowded, and the delegates
contest and whose financial views arc arc caucussing. The national commit
in harmony with those of the best tee met this afternoon and selected
men in both parties. The indenen-' Win. Dauiels. of Baltimore, for tem-
dent Republicans do not pro-, porary chairman of the convention;
pose to abandon the Republican i also " adopted resolutions pro
party or pledge themselves to any oth-' vidiug that all delegates
er party, but they do propose to aid . admitted scats on the floor of the
in defeating the "Republican nomina- convention, but only those who .have
tion for the reasons above stated. regularly signed credentials be pcr
No citizen can rightfully avoid the mitted to vote. The resolution will
issue or refuse to vote. To Republi-' be opposed by many delegates aud
cans and Independents who cannot J will cause animated debate. Daniels
sustain the Republican nomination, we j has drawn out of the contest for presi
RECEPTION TO LOGAN.
Minnkai'oi.is, Minn., July 22. All
' the incoming trains running in ec-
I timi.. worn Irimlpfl ilmrn tvith flip (r.
i A. R. General Lo-tui came over the present condition of opinion, might' rcpectfullyrecommend the support of tlential nomination audthe chances are
i Milwaukee line on a special at noon, seriously disturb the parties uovernor uicvcianu in onier to , inai ur. u. ii.-.ucuonam, oi cainor-
nml u-ns fivnn n rrr;mii roronl on nil within theinse vcs. Parties i most etlectnaliy cniorcc tiieir nia. ana btenncn . jmsh., oi Mew jer
alonir the"line of march from the de- indeed now cohere, inaiulv bv habit conviction that nothhing could ' sey, instead of improving have matcri-
pot to General W.-uhburne's residence, and tradition, aud since the great is- more deeply stain the American namo , ally weakened during the past tnrcn
whoscguestheis. Great crowds col- sues whith have divided them have J and prove more disastrous to the pub- ly-four hours, owing to the ef
WipiI ntwl rrine fnp n stwrli mot. lhn been lanelv settled. The most vital lie welfare than the deliberate iudif- forts of the admirers of c.x-
" air. General Logan bowed acknowl- political activity has been the endeavor fcreuce of the people of the United Governor St. John. His letter
Other Interesting Telegrams From all ' edgment. but declined to speak. He of good citizens in both parties to ad- States to the increasing publici i declining to accept the nomination,
Parts or the Country. , will deliver an address at Camp Ileattv just them to living issues, and j corruption and the want of othcia i which was mentioned last night, was
. I during the afternoon. Uoth St. Paul to make them effective agencies ' integrity in the highest trusts of the addressed to Edgar Hunt, delegate at
' and Minneapolis has thrown open all of political progress and re- government. large from New Jersev, as follow:
greely's relief. 'private residences, and the crowds form. The indispensible necessity When the conference reassembled: North Hector, . i., July 21.
Mr. Linden Kent, counsel for Lieut. I can hardly be accommodated. The of this coure has long been apparent, j the secretary made a statement in re, lam unconditionally for a third
Garlington before I'roteiis court of great rush is reserved for to-morrow for in the time of profound peace at gard to letters icceivod by the New , party aud shall heartily support the
inquiry, ha writteii a letter to Gen. Wl.cn the irrand parade will occur, home and abroad, the most threaten- York committee from citizens in va-j nominee of the l'ittsburg convention,
W. R. Hazen. thief of the signal scr- General Sherman 1ms just came in ing national peril is the insidious po- rious states from Maiue to California, but my work must be with
vice, which is in part as follows : The from the lake, and wa greeted with j litical corruption and demoralizing I Mr. Grimby, of New Jersey, said: j the people. I want no office aud
world now knows that the sad fate of wild edthusiasm. The Flambeau club, ' spirit and tendency, the result of To save the Republicans, Blaine must could not accept any nomination.
eighteen victims of the Grcely parly , ofTopeka. iustin. attracts much at-1 which U what is well described by be beaten, aud that for every Demo-, all I want is a chaucj to fight the li-
nua uuu w uii: laiiure i ucpusu a , tculiOU. and received Warm greeting senator Jioar, 01 lassacilUSCU", :! crut hi .rtuw ,iersiy wnu wuuiu uiu ijuur auu wi uuin imi an: miam iu
The Trades' Union Demonsta
tion at London Still Continues.
RUSSIA ISSUES ORDERS IN
GARD TO CHOLERA.
Other Foreign Items of
More or Less
St. Petersburg, July 23. The
Russian government has ordered a
strict guard at the frontier railway
stations against the introduction of
FINANCE ANU COMMERCE.
proper (juuutityoi stores at Cape bit- and formal welcome for all at Cami
bine. lou say that the ra- Beatty. There have just taken place
tiuus wiiit-u mciii. uainugiou speeches lv Governor Jluuliant
lett at Cape bahine were iu accor-. CmnmnTiiW Itr-nttr. It is i.mimatc
dauct' with Lieut. Greely's instruc
tions. Of course if more stores had
been left more lives would have been
faved. The legitimate iufereucc Irom
this is that while the few stores left b
Garlinglou waved the lives of (Sreely's
party, the loss wa- due to h failure
of leaving larger Mipplics. Whose
lault was it that there win nut
a siirticit'iit deposit of stores at
Cape Sabiu, if Garliuutou'c, let him
answer lor it.
wish that he
der such suspicion. In 1882 Jteebe's
expedition under your instruction
was organized for the relief of Lieu
tenant Greeley. It was ti unspoiled
to the north iii the ship Neptune. In
accordance with her instructions de
rived from you, a cache of provisions
was established uu Littleton's Island,
that there are 40,000 veterans in the
city who will be in line to-morrow,
lianqucts and receptions to-morrow
afternoon and evening.
the shameless doctrine, that the true for lilainc there were litteen ue-
wav bv which power should be gained public.un who wonld vote for Cleve-
aud in the republic is to bribe people with land.
ited 1 offices, created for their services, I' Claltiu, of III
St. Ixm'is, July 22. Information
from ItellcTille, Illinois, th' center of
a large coal mining district, where a
considerable number of miners have
been on a strike recentlv for higher
. If not, you would not wage, is to the effect that Chas. Nes
should remain longer tin- bitt, president of the Miners' Union,
has declared the strike oil on account
of the destitute condition of somu of
the miners. The latter will resume
work at the old prices for digging.
Several operators have been willing to
accede to the demand ot the men lor
two cents, but most of them stood
out, as no concert of action could be
and the true end for which
it should be used when
gained is the promotion of self ambi
tion aud gratification of personal re
venge. But this doctrine naturally
has produced results which are stiil
more alarming. The corrupt spirit
and tendency have so rapidly devel
oped that they seek political power
not only to gratify ambition aud re
venge, bu to promote private gain.
They deride appeals to the public con
science, and defend the soiled
reputations of public men by
the bold assertion that all
inois, sunt then;
was a verv strong (jlevel nut element
amotig the Republicans in the west.
President Seelys, of Amher-t, -aid
he was not prepared to join the Dem
ocrats, but was in favor of having a
-eparale candidate. He al-o mule a
plea for temperance principles.
it. Ftv God bles
John P. St. John.
Notwithstanding that his friends
are urging his nomination ami claim
he will accept.
WHEAT FIELDS BURNED.
Modesto. CU., July 21. A
tarted at 10 o'clock a. in., in u wheat
field near here. An alarm was instant
ly telegraphed and telephoned to all
available points and 2,000 men from
It different sections came to the rescue.
the eighteenth annual encampment,
G. A. It. is 25.009. About 10,000 came
yeterday. Every department is rep
resented with delegates from thirty
public men are equallv guilty; declare 8f,alcs' . 1U0 ,a3'csl "cicgauons are
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blltlb 3UV.Ll.Ol uuuillllUn i,mtni.ui tij
I f hrnnf mid ti inrnmn n korimtt f.fiiifl.t.
in your testimony helore ' 1" .7 . , , " ., " .' ' .. :.
of iii(iuirvonthc5thofNo- r,rall" ,.Vror ,?,IL. V"! "'""""s "
, 1883. You approved of , """ xarr iiiock laciorj. a ueiiv,
course in making depots in ac-' .", "" 'V """".. ,r.,re MI'' "' nip-
i with your instructions. I m,? Aiinic uuiming on Duncans
mum are in intuucr.
imd another ou Cape Sabiu, of 250 ra
nous each. The rest ot her stores
were by jour orders brought back to
bt. Johns aud lauded lor luture u-e.
There was every opportunity lor
establishing a cache of 10,000 rations
instead ot 'J50 at Cape fcabine, had you
Though in your testimony before the
name court on the 20th of November,
in relation to the proprietv of
icaviug stores at (Jape
you say I have requested
very much ever since that such in
structions were not given, and that
his supplies were not all left at Cape
Sabine. Surely it was not Garling
tou'g fault that two stores of the Nep
tune were deposited at St. Johns In
stead of at Cape Sabine or Littleton
island; nor can I beleive that it was
Greeley's, as you suggest in vour
memorandum of the 'Jth int.. infer
ring to the relief expedition under
Garlington. Kent lemind Ha
zen that under his iiistruclions
Garlingiou had neither pcrniisMuu or
orders to leitvc provisions at Capo Sa
uine ana the court inquiry
his cause in not doing so
agreed upon. There has been quite it
disturbed state of affairs in the dis
trict and much distress to many of
Gloucester, Julv 22. What
point are in danger.
Harvey & Ware's building is de
stroyed. Dwelling house and sail loft
I iiit)iifl Tim f rtT"ti' i lisincfk ntiil
i; I -""- i ii iiv.iibiwi tivini, twit
baoine, McDonald's boarding house are burn
ing. Parmeter, Rico & Co.'s large
store house has taken "lire and the
firm's other buildings are burning.
The Western Union branch office, T.
A. Longford & Son's building, aud a
house owned by Henry Martin are
that success m obtaining eminent i
sition disposes of every imputation
and suspicion of wrong doing, and
despising all practical measures of re
form. The system of official patron
age which losters dishonest politics
makes the great party nominally re
sponsible for the prolonged aud mon
strous frauds, and proclaims its duty
to every citizen, who, for
great and b'cueticicut ends has habitu
ally supported the party to rcgaid the
success of the parly at the election
without regard to the character of
those whom it eclects as its executive
G. A. R. CAMP FIRE.
Minneapolis. Minn.. Julv
is estimated that to-dav's arrivals of The old fashioned prairie way of fight
ing fires with lire was resorted to. At
11:30 p. in , after a desperate struggle,
the lire was controlled. The streets
here and at Oakdalu are filled with
men with scorched faces and singed
hair. Six thousand acres of grain and
sa. Lverv tram is crowded
with visitors nnd delegates.
Camp Beatty, the scene of encamp
ment, is full, every tent being occu
pied. Speaking there began at 11
o'clock by Gov. Hubbard, of
Minnesota," warmly welcom
ing the veterans, and Commander-in-chief.
on behalf of the Grand Army. Mayor
PilUbtirv, of Minneapolis, followed.
Senior Commander Warner, Geueral
Grosvenor, of Ohio, General John II
Gibson aud General Paul Vau-
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igents, to be a supreme national acccs-, arIV0OT,, ol ... --sKa. ,
ritr A tiili.lrillnl ikiriPA tltfl 1 f Vttltl
i:...if. ..... i ..,...;,.,., i .,,,.1 gan aud Geueral
ML vT1I11U iritlliliri uii i.vuwn V'l, ui
several dwellings were destroved. The
total losses are estimated at $150,000;
Spuino field. 111., July 22, The fol
lowing notifications have been issued
to the health organization iu the Mis
sissippi valley : In view of the pres
ent cholera states in Kuropc, the ex
ecutive committee of the sanitary
council of the Mississippi valley would
respectfully recommend to all health
organizations connected with the
council more vigorous promotion of
loc il sanitation.
Lawrence, July 21. The di-patch
in the Times to the effect that the
Southern Kansas railway would soou
begin operations on its Texas etcn-
si.in, m accordance with the mil pass-
when bv public indifference or lnisuu
standing this corrupt spirit is able to
demand that the country shall approve
it bv according to it the highest
honor in its gift, every patriotic citi
zen must perceive that no duty could
be more pressing, vital and impera
tive than that of b'ttlling nnd defeating
the demand. If the Republican con
vention had presented a candidate
whose character aud career were the
pledge of a resolute contest with ten
dencies that we have described, if
they had foretold a stem dealing with
political corruption and vigorous
correction of the vast abuses which
long and undisturbed tenure
ed bv the last congress, created great of power by any party is sure to breed,
re. It was the original if the success ol the candidate had
. H. Thomas, of
' Chicago, arrived at 11 o'clock, Logan i
I was met at the depot by au entliu-ias-
' tic crowd of his old soldiers '
who escorted him to the
residence of Hon. W. D. ,
Washburn and loudly demanded a '
speech. General Logan, however, on- ,
1 ly bowed his acknowledgment
and retired. He will speak
to-morrow. There was a dres parade
of the encampment with 1,200 men in
line. Lincoln post, No. 1, of Topeka,
Ivan., gave a di-play prize drill.
evening there was camp lire
with exhibition drills. To-morrow
occurs a grand parade of the entire
encampment. State troops and regu
lar inlantrv will participate
Hur.o.v. Dakota, July 22. A fearful
hail torm three miles iu width swept
over the rich fanning country three
miles fiom the city, to-day. The dam
age is fully $50,000 to crops.
THE BRITISH GRAIN TRADE.
London, July 21. The Mark Laue
Express, iu its" weekly review of the
corn trade, -ays: The weather the
past week was showery and the tem
perature lower, though thero was
This I much sunshine. Karlv wheat is con
siderably stormbaateii. Late wheat,
though a thin crop, was benefitted by
the rains. The crop appears to be
canal to the average. The sales of
In the t English wheat the past week amount
justified' intention of fhe old Leavenworth,
lie also Lawrence & Galveston railroad to run
calls Hii7.eu's attention to the fact that t through the Indian territory, but the
he specially emphasized the necessity Missouri, Kansas & Texas got ahead
of not permitting Garlington to de- of il. The opening of
posit any stores on the northward the road to Texas will be
iourncv and continues: As vou seem a vast benefit to Douglas and sur-
to be in doubt as to u here should the rounding counties', as it will give them i It oilers a candidate who is nn unlit
fact rest, I mav add that the direct communication with aline ter- leader; shown by his own word- and
court iook occassiou lo note unit
from July 1882 to August 188:1
not less than 50,000 rations were ta
ken Iu the steamers Neptune, l untie
and Proteiis up to or licAond Littleton
promised iniicxiuie honesty oi admin
istration, purification of "the govern
ment and elevation of party -laudurd,
every Republican voter would have
gladly supported the nomination. But
these" are precisely the nntici-
mtious which the nomination forbids.
ritorv, and also a direct line to the sea.
with Lawrence as the starting point.
The general offices arc here and the
extension will nccessitale a large in
crease in the clerical lorce emploved
his acknowledged accounts, which are
of official record, to be tin worthy of
their respect aud confidence ; who ha
traded upon his" official trust for his
pecuniarv gain : a representative of
Island, nnd vet of that number 100.000 iu them. It it. thought that the South- men. methods and conduct which pub- ,ii,.;' .. ,.n,nrK. ,i;ri!n.. i7
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oniv weroielt ill that vicinitv. the re- cm Kansas will also buv the Leaven- nc conscience coaueuins aim which n-.-...
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maiuder being returned to us or sent
with the Protens. This was the pro
vision made under otir instructions
for Greely's arrival at Cape Sabine,
notwithstanding the fact Hint Lieut.
(Jreely himself, in his letter addressed
to vou from Ladv Franklin bav bear
ing' date of August 15, 188l", said :
I feel it proper to here state
that iu m opinion r. retreat, from here
southward to Cape Sabiu, iu case no ,
ve-sel teaches us iu 18S2 or 1883. will j
be safe and practicable, thus foreshad
owing to you that his chief was charg
ed with his relief. The very course
that he subsequently pursued with
such indc-cribablv terrible results.
If strict obedience to orders be the
of the Union Pacific
A MARSHAL MURDERED.
Doix-.i: City. July 21. Thos. Nixon,
deputy marshal of this citv, was mur
dered by Deputy Sheriff Dave Math- j
crs, weli known as Mysterious Dave,
at 10 p. m. to-night. An old feud had
existed between the parties which was
rekindled a few nights ago by Nixon
shooting once at Mathers, hitting him i
slightly on the hand. Fortius Nixon'
was "acquitted. To-night while
Nixon was sitting on a
beer keg in front of Carv's
up and shot him
Then after Nixon
lustrates the verv evil
men would reform.
tegrity, cool nnd wise judgement, a
sole regard for public welfare, and an
unshrinking determination to pro
mote relorm iu the civil service and
A RIOT AT A CAMP MEETING.
CiiAHLESTOwx, Iiul., July 22. A
riot occurred in Jewell's woods near
here, vesterdav. where a colored Meth-
ccisclcssly to pursue aad punish public odist church wa9 holding n camp meet-
through the heart.
highest duty of a soldier, let Garling-1 had fallen Mathers came up and fired
ton have-the credit, which the court three shots into his body. Any one
robberies of everv kind and degree.
Independent voters have
generally tiupportcd Republican
nominations as more surely promising
reform than those of the Democratic
party. Independents, however, can
not support a nomination which is a
culiniuntion of tho tendenev that thev
would correct. Republicans cannot
hope that under such leadership as we
evening there will be another campfiro ed to 31,029 quarters at 37s 12d, against
with xpeches by Logan, Sherm.in, 2t,02t vuai ters at 12s Id the corrcs-
Fairchild and others. ponding week last year. The foreign
sTTTTrnTpT .trade was dccidedlv weiker. The off
,,!,i, c -,, coast trade was inanimate. There was
RociiiiTKii, July M.-Dr. bwilt, i ., faJr bllsine5i. hM vaM ,Cm lined
director of the Warner observatory, j IIIlch!lllgei. Tiicrc VV(.rc VJ arrivals
has received intelligence ol the (Its-. ., . , uhlKlrawn. ami 13
covcryol a comet by I'rolcssor h. '- , rumninpfl. Twelve cargoes are noiv
la.iiard,ofasivile,ontheii.ghtot ,, Fi0uri quiet; iniizc, steadv;
the Ctlims., which di-covcry was, bar,(, . I1I1)1,qllll.; 0ats , dull. '
verified bv the motion ol the comet. , ' ', .. !
To-night it is in the head of the Wolf, thresher explosion.
right ascen-ion 15 hours, 50 minutes i Chicago, July 23. The Daily
and 30 seconds; declination south, 17 i News' Litchfield. Illinois, special says":
degrees, 10 minutes, and is moving ' Bv nn explosion of the boiler of a
steam thresher six miles north of here
this afternoon, John West and Frank
Gastaill were instantly killed aud the
others seriou-ly injured.
Detroit, July 22. A special to the
Free Press from various points iu
Michigan report forest fires still raging
iu different localities, although in most
places no serious damage has been
THE GREAT LONDON DEMONSTRATION
London, July 22. Henry M. Stan
ley, who resigned as a director of Af
rican international association, at
work in the Congo country, is expect
ed to arrive iu England Monday.
The telegraph says the demonstra
tion of tho trades's unions at
Hyde prrk vesterday was the
most remarkable and impos
in witnessed during Victoria's
reign. 100,000 men inarched in the
procession with a decorum rising to
dignitv. It will not do for the peers
to mock or undervalue its peaceful,
simple methods or decry it as a paid
The Standard savs the behavior of
the people was admirable, but the
demonstration has not changed the
political situation iu the slightest de
grec. The judgement of the silent
and modest section of the community
will not be affected. The ministry
should concern themselves with the
sober majority who stay at home aud
thiuk for themselvas instead of follow
ing bras bands through the streets
and passiug resolutions.
INTERESTING FROM PARIS.
Paris, July 22. Thirty deaths from
cholera at Marseilles last night and
twenty-eight at Toulou. There was a
panic created at Toulon last night by
the arrival of one hundred coffins from
Marseilles. In order to allay tho ex
citement it was fount, necessary to
send the coffins back.
At a meeting of the municipal coun
cil of Paris the director of public aid
declared that no case of geuuine Asi
atic or sporadic cholera hid been re
ported at the 1 aris hospitals. I im-
death nttribntcd to cholera were rt'a -
ly due to other causes.
" DcLcsseps aunounccd that the iu er
natioual techuical commission which
has been studying the question decid
ed iu favor, of widening the present
canal instead of building one parallel
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I'Aius.July 22. The body of the
well-known financier, Volkncr, was
found iu the Seine to-day. The theor
of murder is favorable, because Volk
uer's pistols was found in his resi
dence untouched. The affair caused a
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MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH.
New York Monty Matktt.
Xiw Toaa, Jnly ti. ISM.
MoiKT-Kaaf at I f cnt . rloaia oaVnd
at 1 Y coat.
TiM3. aUacAjmui Pana "? X V Nil,
STKaLlM tfllMlllal ITmmh UBh-m. Kilt.
4 dcaiaad M atV
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Viexna, July 22. There are two
cases of Asiatic cholera here.
seems to be growing blighter mil is
probably coming toward the earth.
'PI it J! to tlin tif.f nmnol liCnni'aiii I tti
. "ot V1r,,n's.1:. I"1.'10 the northern hemisphere thU vear.
inflexible official in- '
mg. Excursion trains wcro run from
surrounding towns. Liquor was taken
to the grouuds and largely consumed. indications.
At 4 p. m. a fight commenced which WAbiu.vciTox, D. C, July It. In
resulted in a riot, pistols aud razors dicalioti3 for thu upper Missouri and
being used indiscriminately. The I Arkansas river valleys : Increasing
sheriff hearing of the trouble, -tarted cloudiues-. with occasional rains;
with a posse. Tpon his arrival the
mob scattered. Win Ashley was
found shot through the stomsch anil
will die. About a doen others on
outhcrlv shifting to westerly winds;
stationary temperature ocept in ex
treme northern portions, slight fall of
l. .!...,! il.l...(-n.m. l.n .....t " van. .muiil .. Hiri.111 "Hivn uu HJ1II lull .lliu u.
-. . ii ill' iiiriiiiijiii.il. iiiit iiiiii.r.m nit' 11:1.1 . . . . .
rded him, of having laithlullv oi the stiois woutii nave ueen niiai. a . ..-,.,' ,i nP ,i. ,.nr(v ' r. ine grounii were more or ies. injured. ma blow
edited j our-, that regret the over- cowboy was shot in tho knee. ..Hath- rnrm,, u- r ..,... ,Q1.:i Ilf CTATn 4Mr, ,,rM c .i.v v it -I..U- isTi.or..
consequence to him and his c.-I crs was arrested by sheriff bughrne ,. ,,,., ,.. ., '-..' ..f.i,,. , ..,-.. ,.,... '.,., ( i. .. i!.. ,' ,.,.:i,i..' nri,ni .,nio u
ion iu having done so may be iu and is in jail. Nixon was the first and ,".,,,,,. but nol wilh olir ,';" " l' ', Zm ; ..? m, ?." ' la't nil.t ncconnmino.1 l.vn licavv
f degree assnrcil with re lection most prominent inniaio nimiero-oi ine ,..'... ... (.nllI1iVoiire shall it lie dis. ,..," ,' , ,,,.,,nir,,, r.,in It U 'ronnrinil
n , ,. , i , i .i:.. ii.... :..,...t:..it.. .(.m....wi couseni or coiiuiiiiicc snau n nc uis- (v.ii.t T.DiNconal church commences a ilowiipoui oi ram. ii is reponcii a
as a soldier he could have done plains. Me was universal!) esteemed ,rranni. ,, : .,.;,,, rnf11M,i ,.,.;. " "', 1''1'' , "' ". ..""",,. T. '"'.. X..' ......J ,. n.!.,nnri,- mi.i;,,,,
Illllg else. I arilOll me II I express ih an, uiih iui(. an iii.iii I will, nuu .:,.,., ,, :(;m,l mrn v nml nnrili- . - ,. i.. .. i i. ,...;....( I,. I, ., a !..,,
it on our large lamiiy ot children, blathers ca-. .vr. ,";',..: ,.,,...,';... -' "..- "" . - .-
mv surprise at vour attemi
memmoraudiim of the "Jth inst. to
shift the responsibility of Garliugtou's
instructions from ourself to Greeley
when tlie court 'ays (latlington ear
ned out jour orders. You, in sub
stance, answer they were Gree
ley's instructions, not mine.
Does it not occur to you
ttiat the country may thiuk if Greeley
is to be responsible) or orders that is
sue from jour high office, he should
nlso enjoy its emoluments Mid digni
ties. Amid the expression of the
world's admiration for the heroic con-
t .il'mliiiliilutMll l.l.l
t - I 1 .1 ... I ... II ll' .IlllllllUlUtllll'll
reel 11:1s uecu a ciiccuviuu uiii:. iik ,i. ... ,i,
. 1...1.1 r. !., i... i. . man me
w as a num. n-;u irs. in in uu u is n -
eral notches in his pistol handle.
A SEVERE STORM.
Lincoln', Nebraska, July 21. The
heaviest rain of the season fell last
night about midnight. Tor two hours
the water came down iu sheets flood
ing every. All streams are swollen
aud much damage done. The area
wall of the Masonic temple gave wav
and the whole basement was flooded.
damaging the goods of tho Western
iiurl of Lieutenant Grcclev and his ? Newspaper union V 1,500. Other walls
couragous baud, the one word of re- were undermiued and cellars even
proof and criticism from his chief will where filled with water. The wind
be an unexpected greeting lo him who blew a gale, breaking trees and dis
emcrges from Arctic night suffering mantling chimneys. No serious ilam
aud starving. Verv respectfullv, ' age was done to corn, as it will
'Signed Linden Kent. straighten up again. S111.1II grain stif-
fers more. To the iiorthwet the
THE truly good. storm was even more suvcre. accom-
Nkw oKK,.luly22 A meeting of panied bv hail, audit is that serious
the Independents opposed to Hlainc
and Logan was announced for to-day
at tho University Club theater, iu this
city. For uu hour before the time fix
ed there was an unusual stir iu the
arc more precious
imrtv that we are now con
strained to oppose the Republican
presidential nomination. That nomi
nation has for a time superceded all
other issues by raising questions of
official honesty." This question can't
be avoided except upon the plea that
the official character ot the candidate
need not be considered, and that in
order to secure a partv president,
members of the party ought to vote
for any candidate who has been regu
larly nominated. This is a plea beyond
which party madness cannot go. Ac
quicsence m it would icquire a sur
render of the sclf-rcpeci of eery
voter. Thero could be no candidate
so unfit that this plea would not justi
fy his Mipport'upou practical questions
of tariff, lmaucc and other questions
upon which both pit-ties are divined
We are aNo divided in opinion, and
thetic account has been received.
Central City. York and Sen ard suf
fered most. Several buildings were
. struck bv lightning, and some stock
gcnerallv quiet location, and inside i killed. The railroad report
the cornders of the little theater con- rious washouts.
sulfation among the Independents was
briskly carried on. Among the more
prominent faces noticeable were Geo.
William Curtis aud Carl Schurz. The
Thos. C. Wilson.
latter was the center of an interested i steamboat boiler
damage has been done, though no au- we shall vote, therefore, in the choice
oi representatives anu oinur omcers
according to our iudividu.il opinions
of their political icws and Mieir per
sonal character. While the Kcpuhli-
jJ0 so- 1 can nomination presents a party
whom we cannot support, the Deni-
ocratic partv presents one
a well known steam boatman. ( w h0,e ame"'s the svuonvm
Vt HEEi.iNd. Vt. a., .inly 22. Uapt. i of political courage. and non
local inspector f
at this point, died
aud animated group. Clarcuce llow-
cn, of the Independent aud ethers ot
the succeeding members of the
Jlrooklyn Young Republican Club
'were present. The secretaries made
up lists of those who were to be pres
ent which showed Massachusetts more
numerously represented than any oth
er atato except New York. A few
from New Jersey and Connecticut and
some from more distant states were
on the roll, which at 11 o'clock wa
still incomplete. No resolutions have
been agreed upon, but it is understood
that xevcral plaliorms, either In mil or the night of the 19th, has been heard
ill pari, have been prepared aud these from. His team was found ou tho
will be referred to the committee on nrairie four miles north of hero un-
this afternoon. He was an old steam
boat ninn, well known to all aloug the
At A o'clock this evening an explo
sion of gas took place in a trench ou
12th street where new iras mains were
being laid. Superintendent Dillon, of state. His unreserved,
this city gas works and Samuel Dor-, and sincere support of the
rogh were badly burned, aud four
A WANDERER HEARD FROM.
St Miiivs Ida .Tnlv "? Tlin tn ' acts IS
W - ' ... m.. - -. .as- .....a i
Hcnrv Hammer, who disappeared on posi"ie
i.. .. . . t
est aud administrative reform He
has discharged every public trust with
sole regard to the public wellfare and
without regard ot mere partisan or
personal advantage, which with ap
plause aud confidence, both parties
have raied him from the chief execu
tive of a great city lo that of a great
civil service has firmly established
that reform iu the states" and cities of
of the United State, and his pergonal
convictions, proved bv his official
more deci-ive than any
are a guarantee that in
its spirit aud in its letter the reform
of parties have arrived and are fixing
tip their tents, 'the meeting is under
the charge of 15ev. O. G Conies of
Topeka. The first religious exercises
will be held to-morrow afternoon. Il
is expected by that time that 1,000
people will bo in attendance. Method
ists believe that 'Salvation is free,"
and no admittance fee is charged and
no collection- for any purpose will be
St. Paul. July 21. The Minnesota
delegation to the Pittsburg national
eonvoution leftfor the east to-night.
The delegation favors St. John for
president with Stewart, of Ohio, sec
ond choice. John 15. Finch, of Ne
braska, is ticketed for vice-president.
It is expected tint the party will cast
800.000 votes in November.
The Catholics are making great
preparations for the "Silver Jubilee"'
on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the
conecration of Hi-hop Thomas L.
Grace. Thursday night.
The opera house was packed to
night at the celebration of the 28th an
niversary of the Young Men's Chris
tian association in this city.
The Grand Army encampment
commences at Minneapolis to-morrow.
The city is beautifully decorated. The
Missouri aud Kansas posts are expect
ed at noon Monday. Preparation
have been perfected to entertain 100,
000 visitors. The weather is clear,
cool and perfect.
Washington, D. C, July 22. The
Star say Senator Gorman denies that
he is a candidate for chairmanship
of the national Democratic commit- i
tee, and it is now thought that cv-Sen-ator
Wallace will lie elected by accla
uiitiou as it is not believed that Ilar
n um wants to be elected.
Hazen vs that Greeley litcrally
accomplished everything he was sent
lo do, and brought his partv safelv to
New Ouleansj, Julv 22. The Re
publican convention of tin- Sixth dis
trict to-diy nominated J 1. Lynch
for congress bv acclamation
1Y. Scott, July 23. Monday after
noon Mr. II. Trcchter, the proprietor
of a livery -table in this citv, left here
to take a family consistuig of Mr.
and Mr3. Stappel, three children and
a young.' man named "William
Ilailcy to .Mr. Combs near Decrtield
aud about one mile from Combs' they
attempted to cross the Marmatou riv
er at Morrison's ford. The banks were
high and the water mucit deeper than
i thev suppo-ed. and before tney had
gotten well into the stream the car-
riage, horse and all on board were
rapidly swept down the stream,
drowning 'lrcchter, Mrs. Stap
pcl, one child and Hailev.
I5v almost superhuman effort- Mr.
Stappcl saved himself aud two of the
children. The Stappels and JUiley
reide ai Illairsville, Tenncec. anu
were cu route to Combs on a vi-it.
the point where his resnonsibilitv
would be enforced in the national ad- ended, viz : "Cape Sabine."
PiTTnHuito, July 23. Niue thous
and people witnessed the attempt of
Jay-Eye-See to-day to lower Ftaru-"s
record of 2:16 on a half mil track.
The horse wa- not in geod condition.
He made the first half m lwS : mile in
1:18 1-2 A teeond attempt v.as less
New Yoisk. July 23. The statue of
IJcethoven, the compoer, wis unveil
ed at Central park te-Htav, with im
pressive ceremonic. . - J
Panama, July 23. The number of
cases of yellow fever is increasing
daily. Canal Chief Priest and two
staff' officers died from tho disea-Uvl
night- There are 176 ca-es of di-en-tary
in the city. The hospital i
crowded. There" were cvcn deaths
in the canal ho-pital lo-t night.
Paius, Jtil.v 22. There were four
teen deaths from cholera at Toulou
to day. The government has revok
ed the order for military manncuvers
in tne south on arcouutof the cholera.
A cose of cholera is auuounced at
Vienna. July 22. Tagblatz, a cor
respondent at "Warsaw, says Har-
dowski has confessed that the plot to
kill the Czar and CVarwitch wa ar
ranged at St. Petersburg. Ou Bar
dowski's information more govern
ment employes and eleven students
were arrested at Warsaw.
St, Louis. July 21. The Globe
Democrat publishes to-morrow infor
mation derived from station agents ou
the entire couthwest system of
the Wabash west of the Mississippi
river, the St. Louis & San Francisco,
tho Texas & St. Louis, and
Atchison, Topeka & Sauta Fe
railrouds, to the effect that the out
look for all kiuds of crops
was never tietier. ah
thosx roads aro increasing equip
ments making every exaction and
prcdaration possible to handle the
enormous business, which must re
sult. The wheat crap is al
ready moving. Live stock and
wool on the Uio Grande di
vision of the Missouri Pacific arc
First Ark. Val. Bank!
ol.lnt mnnrr Initllutlon In lhAiim.
THIS SPACE BELONGS
said to bo fully 100
than Iat vear.
per cent, greater
ANSAE TWITTV.Sf V.,
Tender her profession 1 terrlc to the dUien
of Wichita. EI?ctT-por bth ipM-tsltr
Office on M&ln street, econJ door from outti
w et corner or Flrt tr(st, np-Ulr li-3jn
D W. S SIcBUKNIE,
Formerly pbrilciMi nJ arceoa to the Ial
Title City and iUrine sopltal, and late lieilla
officer of Sprinfflf-ld, IllinoU, lia loctl at
No. 19 Main itrest, oppoilte the pottoflee
special attention paid to xyneeoloirr and electro-vapor,
eleetro-pongr and falVanle bath.
Office lionra s to 10 a x and S to 4 j- u., and at
TEHKr A I1CMONT, (
Architect and Superintendent OBce In
IIojV block. Wichita, Kama t-tf
I) W .-.SIITII,
f VttJifT, Kazle building, Doufla Tenn,
lIAItms A IIARUIS A riBKHACfiH.
Attorney at t-w. Commercial block, Wlt-h-1U,
J it IIAUIEILSTON.
ATTOitxtT at la ir, Wichita, bedfwlck county
Knai Office In Centennial Illock.
Real Estate Firm!
STASI.Kr A WAIL,
Attorney at Law, Wichita, Kants. Office
ivr I Itlzen' bank
K I! IIK.ST7. j
llij.lcUo d-1 Sorjeon Office orr I'nlUr A
W r. WALK Kit.
Atlunirr at Uu Offie our Kana '- t
m . ....f H.J .
I tonal bank.
I, F. bflEIlWOOlJ,
Deotlit. Office In Terrell ItaildlsopKlU I
KMt,ffice, Main ftreet, Wlehlta, KaaaM. I
Teeth t tmete.! without tjatn by nltrot oxide!
r .. ,
' ' j j cuivr.
Architect ami Snprinleodnt Office, Kail
Werner- block, Iioorla. tcu, between To
ivkaatence and I-rf&c m . Wichita. Kan
. o. hoc4TO, r rarrtarr
HOC-TON A ItKNTLET,
Attorneta at Ijiw OEc o'er Kan Na
tional hack. Wichita. Ku
TOVF.K A nACHTEL,
CoBtractora and bat tden. oa Flrt .lrt. ! I
of OklbIj bulMInz
j . J. r LaUCk'.
Attorney at Lr, WlefclU, Kanaa.
K C KCGGLts,
AttorneT-at-Iiw OSc ottr 5o. 33, Mala
street, vv'lehiu. Kanuu 3-
O V KIKK,
Attorney at Law Rnass No. I,
niceboiUlsf. Wichita, Kuut
C . Ll
resolutions, and that coimnittot will i.:.i..i i-... i, -..,. .i . i. ministration. His hiirll sense of lutv.
nriiari tlm nlatforiii. wliirli tin1 rnn- ... ....... ..-.! ... !..- l.., ...-.!.. 1 nil absolute and unchallenired otliciai
c 1; "T.i. . ' ... o rlllilwcil iu mm; u-vit uhiiucii . . .. . . . . : : r ....... T.. ... nri- r
veution will debate, and upon which it umnbcr of meu iicnt two dava integrity, his luacxihle courasre in re- , uhi.a, s.,.iui; ...-lucurreu- -
will act. AilmlMlon to the hall is by I US rr him but a kt ter was re- sistiujr party prosurc and public out- backer, of the Sixth Conjrres-lonal Maseii.i.es, Jalr 22.--Darlnff the
ticket to auv one signing the following, coived fro,,, i,itn about twentv-five i crJ" " Rreat experience m uie de-, u,sl" '". ntnniuaieu .. i. wear- interrogation o iencuin hui.
rnn,.i. -.,;.,;ci..i rtn..,i dine ..... ,..,.. ,,.,-.,! tIi. nrtriminSniTMt nn i,,i i.i Mm. , cr for consrc-s. Keokuk conntv nro- to-dav. the leader, a man namel Buis-
"' " '.."-",."..'".".".." " . "'C orl" OI i.crc, to wnicn piace uc , .-..-.;.-.-.-...-.-,--.. ... r . ., .:..i t. , ,., ; .r,i. ,!,! ii ..
eaciiappticani, -Aanni wimoui quest- j ,nust have wandered iu a fit of tempo- manuiug executive aoiuiv anu mtie- , - '" .." c ... .- ,- ""'' .i '--.nr, i.Tr.;..!
louing-, those disapproving of the rary insanity. j pendence are precisely what the nolit- , tl0n- , tai.en to tbep.unn noipnai.
J C IIKHKIM..
1 aU KBirIae.r and Real btiUAmt
j4e block Bear ToaViaee
HE. J C DEAN,
IXSTieT. Vjooom la Field bulldlir.
street, opMU Harditr A riar'(. U-Sl
DE W L.DOTL.
DEmrt OS seer Kara A Soa1
tor. CeuUaaial block. Wichita.
tVi to them for Larjalm. Thy drl their
own team, kp wd errta. and w
their property bWUlly, and Uy 1I It Um
It PaJT TUMK.
1 ehort, do a tnt-cl u eqrbeton) but
xy OMt r Hard! A rir' boot
tor. Mala Atrt, Wklta, kutM. I-lat
W. 0 WOODMAN,
W. S WOODMAN,
WIM. C WOODMAN, J
Aut Ca.nl. r
American lxehan( Nat'i L'.uk. New Vnrk I
ririt National Hank, ot U..c-.., IlllavU I
lUnk t.r Kna Uty, K'.iuM 1ty, MImouiI '
The atoek mark! iai.w wm ..!., .i .m
7 - ' - "--.J WWS H.., Will.
outpedalfeatnre. TaaaMfUoaa weTnalI.
aiuounUnif to only IM.tat ahare.
Xaaaa City Uv atcfe.
Kaa Citt. Jly M, ItM.
Th tiee-Sfw tndimfr roft
CaTTLa kacolpt. l.M aarkt weak aad
Iowt ao demand rorfraa Tiaa. aad tho.
on a!e not jood. Natl? tr aTrl law
to im n. Mid at a atM m aw i Tia i,
4.201 as t aVMawa, W.M4 to i raw, tt.mm
S.St ri Ta .teer. J.XMJ M , cow.
ltoM Keoript. J.au, marUt Uady tor
JJfhl d heary( mle.l J ii.1.l ( flfht,
Suntr Keeeipu sr t market tUady aaUtia
aeraln- W Hv anld at :.w
St. Lout Oral and Produc.
St. 1-oun. July ii, Ise
Wheat Market aU, bnt aattld i .
abont ateady ; a lranre.1 a rrarUoa, then 1.
e"n"'. nd cloed al.ut H,c under yeeter
J.lv. H1LAUI . .1 !.. .. . 7
S'ijS,e.'clwJn at Ji,. September i ; W
f ", cloeln at ai'ie, October No 3 r4.
..90V,7U,.,kt lom" nJ ,1,,w I 7:'ee.h
MeUdJalyiTi4He Aintt, M4rrhep
teinber, cloIa at Inalde price
Oath Market InaelW ami lower ll(4c
cah; l',c Jnlyi tair Anuit a',Ul(,e
ItTE-Market dull , fm bid
IjtAi-Market qolet at 1 V
Kuo Caehanced .
FLAx,ai,.limnBl, t ij tmh w blJ
"at Market unchanged
Hhax Ijummr .Me at mill
Coni.nEAU Hteay at ti To
WMiar -.steady at II (H
t'iioiliii--QnIel; oaly a email jobbla
tUairr-riour. 4,ua barrel! wbt. a.liu
bn.be i rorn. Ii.cm bahl i vU, l.wi
bnthel j rye, mini t barley, JU.oao bwAwe
. 5"."'""?,r,0"rr 1-IHB fcarwU t wkat. n
w liu.h.l.i corn, il,(M bnabeUi uau. ut.i
rye, iiune barley, none,
irttmoox an an
wr M Jalyi rt'.e Aart eie e
CViax-nmi Mi,c bid fr Jaty i .e bid for
AogTiit 5 ,Mye nepteinber
Oa re-Markt nominal.
Are wi uccupylnf inr
New CUMif( taik litMiavg
No. 33 Main Street.
Do a General Baitin Bujins
In all It modern faactlon
Hticy ! Aij kmmut
Loul Lie tth
Mr Iii., Jmlf , (mi
'.7Tn-"-,t"rf'' .! ahlrataaU, TKt
NtUe rare. and weak t ail grade dall e
port, MM w i r.d .,, afelppla.
3 wm m eofamoa to naedlani, ItLi 74 ,
raMTeiaa, J Som ;, analaly i.iM n
nHEEP Keeeipu. 1, ahlpmeaU. ,
III tm tof Trt doll
heep Keeeipu. 1 (hlpmeai
' JV f1 " well , awor 4of t
Inferior to fair, at I4l ooi nacdlaia
t I M li elHe to ettr. K mm
Exton's Corn is.
Oa all atlfclory eoltaUral- raj, perwal
or chstul aad aceoaamooau m brrowr i
rlth tlm from oa day to fle year
ty ll tlkt by lb fatt aad alat lia '
tfBr In U world, to or mm all arlMt- j
11 JCarop port, l North Oeraaao Lloyd
r Canard llae. ' '
In th orzaalaatloa t the fliu
valley Baak, or WlchlU, Kaata. w laeok
altar director. toeaboldr or 'nrnkn.
aordo w dead la pi, narla or oautde
two Oar lanir an atrlctly to the aaearar
or II laittmU atuxea
For It pcadnt naaaagmamt w r ladleld-1
for the protection or eiery depafAloe U
Jd-ed th lal dollar of oar fori
Urtlr( with many than K imr aameroa old
friad, who patroaac, with oar Mhajiewl
raellttle. w hall be nappy u lora, ad
kindly nra or Mm aural iabllc a M daeire
toeall UmcbmItm lhere.,1'. e4 oor d(nt
and roaralc tnay ee i. rodent lo accept, we
ar rpetfnt!y yovre,
W I WOODMAX aao
Pioneer Lumber Man
Ground Corn aad Oita.
Corn-Chop and Bran.
Ord., ailed proaepllr lel.y w ke Leal
. w i'iIu.m, r m Mirr
XI.LtN. A riATT,
4ltff..r el Ijw Win pretle la btl .Ul.
aad rderl .rl. U(m la Tapl bloek.
Mala elreei aemad ttalrway aiU of ruU
uBre, YtirblU, Ken.ee
Th IT tnr- Plftem la all at aad
etled alu cma th lnl aeertaeat
ptetBi tntmm ta taw lry, Ot Utm
frSvadly tall aad faalaaniaie rf't.'w
1 Conplwiw Stock of ?ln$ Ltabtr.
al way a h4
tjT Oft T Trr4 e Ut'ktt mrttt, eefweea
! Aene m4 Vr lUrtrl a. (
J. P. ALLEN.
Atttiill 4 prlaWdet 0 vvy
IU vidatl Motel. Mala eUMf, WleAJi
JEeOOC ex. SSJCTsT.B.
flutt Uke Lk emetatly K kaoi raeatly
eder a eeeialty l.jj
Druggists and Grocers.
msreuxx-wurr or tkhmovt jiour.
SO Y W Ieouylaa At.. WWUta, Ka
Every Thing Kept in a Firtt-CIM i
C. AUGUST I)IITK,
OOMTJULOTOX AND BUILD
ractaaa laainaa at.li! w
at iftU at will weil W M
yii. Law iiw.r ('
Laaia an ., Ii 1 11 .
F. P. COUCH,
Xy Call vf (eetll tl.tr
ORGANS TO KENT
' "W. S. 1JL 1Z -A. ID ,
Or AAdma imdk V( at. -
1 Wech'rta - JUmm.