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M. M. MUROOCK, Editor.
SUNDAY MORNING, AUG. 31, 1884.
Fifty prominent Republicans of Sedgwick
county, at least, bare intimated to us within
tbe week that bad they been editor of the
Eaole they would not only not have ex
pressed any regret over the apostacy of
Edgar A. Doitey, but flayed bim alitc.
While political perfidy and faithlessness are
excccdinglyaggravating to men who never
dream of wiivcring, yet there may be ex
tenuating circumstances, surroundings and
pressure? that younger men may find diffi
cult to withstand. "We felt that hia over
whelming defeat in Xo ember, which we
wiw at once was bound to follow, would ba
punUhmcnt tnouglu In fact wo don't be
lieve that Ed. Dorsey fully unden-tood or
comprehended just how ungenerously he,
in that act, was treating the men who had
so long ftood by him, and which even the
nteragemossback Democrat could not, and
has not figured out. In that spirit, and from
that standpoint we wrote, wrote as wo would
have written of any ono whom wc had
trusted and honored, but who had betrayed
u., wrote as we would lane of a brother
who bad made a grcuous mistake.
It i not a little instructive to hear tha
average Sedgwick county Democrat discuss
the personel of the ticket fixed up this jcar
by their bosses. A goodly number of the
rank nnd file sem unable to determine the
status of the party and arc perplexed in
making the Democratic party and its Repub
lican candidates hitch exactly. Speaking
of Ed. Dorsey us a Democratic nominee
an intelligent Democrat exprcvd it in this
way: "If Cleveland and Hendricks arc not
good enough for Dorsey, then Dorsey i not
good enough for me, and I for one shall not
vote for him."
So far as wc ha c been able to learn there
is not, in Sedgewick county, a single ex
soldier Republican who will vote for the
gallant Cob John Martin, that will also vote
for Ed. Dorsey. Jolly Bill Hajs who re
grets probably, as mnch as an j body Dor
sey' strange and unaccountable course,
says he don't know of as many as three lib
eral Republicans even, who will vote for
Dorsey. Dan Boone, that out and out
square up and down Republican from the
north end says it looks like Dorsey had lost
all the friend? be ever liad.
TiK"VicniTA Eaole, Topeka Common
wealth and Leavenworth Times are publish
ing articles favoring resubmission. These
papers have all the time opposed prohibi
tion and have done all in their power to
nulify the law. "Wo hac no respect for
their expressions on this subject. What is
the use of talking about this question in this
whining way. Evcryono knows that when
ever there is a majority in favor of resubmis
sion the question will be submitted to the
Ioople. Only a short time ago eight thous
und majority favored prohibition and wc
believed a much larger majority favors it
to-day. In free Kansas the people generally
rule. About the only exception to this rule
is the saloon clement" frequently rule when
greatly in tiic minority. Whenever the
loople of Kansas want the question resub
mitted it will be done, and until then it
should not bo done. Harper Times.
Well, now, is it then so much harder to be
fair than unfair?
Worse than a Mistake.
Col. C. K. Holiday has not jet made up
-miw"! to accept a place on the ticket with
Glick, and it is veil. He had better never
make up his mind to do so. In the first
place, there is not a ghost of a chance of the
ticket ever being olected, nnd in the second
place, the Union Pacific and Santa Fe rail
roads cannot aflbrd to have a prominent
railroad owner and director placed in a po
sition w litre he would be called upon to
name the railroad committee of the state
senate, and also where ho would have a lead
ing voice in tho assessment of railroads.
The nomination of Holiday was the weakest
political movo ever made in the state, if it
wasn't something worso than a mistake.
Edgar A. Dorsey 's Democracy.
The Democrats nominated K. A. Dorsey
at Wichita. Tuesdav-. for State Senator.
Donor has been holdlnc office by tho aid of
the Republican v otes for the past eight j cars.
Yes, but he will hold no moro offices by
tbe aid of the .Republican votes. Even if ho
had heretofore been a Republican only for
tho sake of office, which now seems probable,
ordinary decency and that sense of gratitude
which animates even the heart of a tramp
for a free dinner, should have deterred him
from turning and trampling upon what his
former friends hold dear from turning and
smiting the hands which had so often been
unselfishly ouUtretched to help him. The
political history of all Kans.is does not furn
ish a parallel to Dorsey's ingratitude. Even
St. John and W. I. Campbell were let down
and out before they joined the enemy.
It is time n slander was started against
St. John. Tho opportunity should bo im
proved, as the campaign is rapidly slipping
awav. Let no guilty candidate cscopc.
It is entirely unnecessary to slander St
John, the truth about him is bad enough.
On nnd after September first wil? appear
the Wichita Daily licacon. It will blossom
as a full-fledged Democratic sheet, and will
light the way for Cleveland, Hendricks and
Glick. Tho Commonwealth hopes that
their efforts will be crowned with success.
Among the brilliant things in a pam
phlet published by tho Free Trade club of
London, the following is reported: "Let it
bo understood once for all that tho salvation
of England depends upon the destruction of
American manufactures, and that the only
way in which American manufactures can
be destroyed is by free trade."
After their managers had so successfully
captured Ed. Dorsey, wc are sorry that the
rank and ln should show so much feeling.
If tho Democrats can't make up their minds
to swallow Dorsey after ho had consented to
swallow them the caso is bad enough, for wo
don't know- of a square out Republican in
tho county who would now touch Dorsey
with a ten foot pole.
The political writings of tho Wichita Eagle
man arc "a perpetual riv er of paradise" and
wo are not surprised that his articles arc so
often quoted. Like his big corn stories,
they furnish a basis for speculation that set
one1 head to aching before the first ten lines
ore read. El Dorado Republican.
Yes, and they set hearts to aching as well.
It is the pith, the points, tho brains, my
boy, that's in 'cm.
If it be true that Jacob Stotler is going
to change bis residence, Emporia will lose
ono of its best friends. Capital.
A thousand times better friend and who
has done a thousand times more to make
Emporia what she b to-day than the men
who have dogged him, or tluin the men who
permitted him to go rather than sustain for
a brief time ho who liad sustained them for
twenty-fit o years.
Gov. Hendricks letter, published in tho
dispatches yesterday, is brief, but it tells
something. It admits that there lias been
talk in tho Democratic circles of withdraw
ing Cleveland; it admits that Gov. Hen
dricks himself is indifferent about private
character, and also conveys tho mclancholly
intelligence that Gov. Hendricks is suffering
enlargement of tho gall in the stato
ithatthc stories jtbout Cleveland have
V BCH UJU VOKY VAjMVWii
BALM OF OILEAD.
7RAXCIS CARET WKWHT.
I have heard of a "Balm of Gifcad"
Is't a plant of tome mythical ground?
Is its home in'but gardens of Eden?
ur, wnerevcr manxmo. u iounu:
Reports of its magical virtue
Ring down immemorial time;
Tis said that the turbulent spirit
Is calmed by its touch sublime.
Names has this infalliable balsam:
We call it sereneness of soul:
It pours in our lives its sweet healing,
As the spirit speeds on to its goal.
Ask Socrates, Emerson, Plato,
These seers of internal truths;
Ask bwecdenborg, JSuddha or .Jesus:
"Is the spirit left longing it sonths!"
Fame cannot win us this gladness;
.Twill never bo wooed by bright gold;
Learning is not the conductor
Transmitting us riches untold.
It lives where the soul-soil is fertile:
We'll report the condition of growth.
(Conditions are hero just as elsewhere
Not only in one butjn both):
Scan not tho sky of thy future
"With teleseono fthirtv-inch lensl:
Thy trouble which now is as star-oust
The size of the moon transcends.
Chain thy mind to thine own living present;
Think not of the past cloudy skies.
"Forgetting the past, in the future
I press towards the mark for the prize."
That is the motto called Putilmc
(What trials, what liardships Paul's lot!
Of peace more than half of his words were;
Of his troubles, "These things movo mc
Look for the good all around thee,
Not evil ; for 'tis good that giv cs joy :
There is not in the richest of gold mines
That metal quite free from alloy.
As he gold, so thou goodness search ever;
As he leaves the base mixture, do thou
But I turn to the two prime conditions :
There's no balm without which 1 can
Mark not for thv futuro thy pathway ;
The lamp of thy soul shines not far ;
Keep thy foot where its rays now fall
These no veils of the future debar.
Drop out from they life all self-seeking
'Tis wormwood, 'tis canker, soul-rust ;
Teach thy soul to observo this position,
I will do wliat I know to be just
Some say 'tis a gift from "Our Father,"
'Tis native, like joy in a dream,
Say others. Not knowing I v enture ;
Perhaps from the Deep Supreme.
Deeper than fathomless oceans;
Wider than pole from pole;
Longer than noon-tido sunbeams
Is this truth of the wondrous souk
True, constant, and present its power
The spirit to sooth and uphold:
Tis the only Philosopher's Touchstone
Transmuting base metals to gold.
August 24, 1884.
Personal Liberty against Public Lib
erty. BY TARDEE BUTLER.
This clamor for personal liberty, if it
should succeed, would be the crave of pub
lic liberty. The watch-word of the Amer
ican people for one hundred j oars has been
public liberty. A certain class of citizens.
whose business is so odious that thevhave
to do their work behind a screen, and who
arc so unpopular that no respectable gen
tleman would be seen walking with tnem
arm in arm on Commercial street, have
made the cry for personal liberty their
watch-word. Mr. Glick, who is in a position
to be thankful for small favors, has adopted
this as tho battle cry of his campaign.
Personal libcrtjf Every harlot in Atchi
son is zealous for personal liberty to carry
on her trade on Commercial street, with no
interfearaucc by the public authorities. So
is every gambler; so are the men that sell
lottery tickets, bawdy pictures, and licen
Society pays small respect to this de
mand. "A man found drunk on the streets
is locked in the calaboose. A few nights
ago the writer was waiting for u train in tho
union depot; and a fellow drunk and noisy
undertook to walk into the ladies' waiting
room; and a policeman took him by the
collar and squelched his personal liberty in
short order. A man is denied tho personal
liberty to walk .the streets in tho city of
Atchison naked, to dress in women's cloth
ing, or to build a fraino house within the
fire limits of tho city. Restraint of personal
liberty is one of the primo necessities of
civ ilized society. A savage in paint and
feathers, and sliouting, "Whoop, I big In
dian," or skulking, hatchet in hand, ready
to spring liko a tiger on his enemy, is a per
fect type and pattern of personal liberty.
It nA depends, however, on whose ox is
gored. Lawjers, doctors, grocers, mer
chants, mechanics, draymen and day labor
ers, that indicate a purposo to vote for John
A. Martin, are forthwith boycotted, and are
savagely told by these patrons of personal
liberty: ' You vote that way and vou get
no moro business from us." " Thcro is, how
ever, one kind of personal liberty that is
not to be allowed to exist on this American
continent Fathers aro not to be allowed
the personal liberty to protect their own
boys from tho temptations of tho dram
shops. This thing is to be like a jug-handle,
all on ono side.
Wo have said this is a conspiracy ngaint
public liberty. Fifty-five millions of jeople
here in America aro the sovereign and gov
erning power, and being this have become
the most honored and prosperous nation on
the face of this green earth. But among
these millions the old adage would be rea
lised, "Many men of many minds," and
this would issue in hopeless confusion were
it not for the potency of ono principle. It
is mentally agreed that a measure barinjr a
majority of votes, or tho largest number of
votes, should bo counted carried; and that a
man having a majority, or tho largest num
ber of votes, shall be counted elected.
When the people cease to adhere to this
principle our government ceases to exist
Wc assert then that Mr. Glick and his rab
ble following of perj'.rcrs and law breakers
aro engaged m a conspiracy that is sheer
blank and unadulterated treason and rebell
ion. But it is in harmony with the eternal
fitness of things that Geo". W. Glick should
be the leader of this treasonable conspiracy
atniinst the most vital principles of
our American government; for, he was
in heart n traitor in the late war;
only he did not have the courage
and manliness to stand up and be shot at,
but left that sort of thing to somebody else,
and skulked away. Then, when returning
peace brought renewed prosperity, Atchi
son saw Monsieur Tonson come again, and
after the old fashion he began to peer
around for a chance to turn an honest pen
ny. This man and his follow in? aroencair-
ed in a treasonable conspiracy because that
a law was enacted by almost a four-fifths
majority of tho legislature, and was duly
signed or tho governor. Bv tho decision of
all the courts in America, the right to enact
this law wiongcd to mo legislature, w neincr
tho prohibitory amendment was a part of
the constitution Or not Mr. Glick and his
fellow.traitors sav : " o will not obey this
law." Indeed, if 3Ir. Glick liad not been an
ingrained traitor, he would not have been
governor at all. Judge John A.
Martin had too much manhood and
loyalty to stand on a platform
of" treason and rebellion; and it was because
Geo. W. Glick was without manhood,
without loyalty and without conscience,
that ho was" placed in a position to reap the
harvest that came from the people's revolt
against John P. St John.
Ana now wim me eximpieoi mcnnai
collapse of the slaveholders' rebellion before
their very cyc, is there any party in Atchi
son county that will follow this mnn in this
nuid enterprise to overthrow the govern
ment? ilcfferson Davis. Georfre v. Glick, and
Lot's wife, transformed into a pillar of salt,
are predetined to be three everlasting mon
uments of the folly of rebellion against a
just law. Champion.
Having sold Tho Press to Hon. Jacob
Stotler, I bid all readers and friends of the
paper "Farewell," as its editor. I gladly
retire from a proleSon which I entered
from necessity rather than choice and, con
sequently have never enjoyed.
Sinco August 1G, 1881, I have discharged
the public duties devolving upon mc as edi
tor of The Press in a manner satisfactory, on
the whole, to mvsclf. Financially, I have
succeeded in satisfying myself, also.
I shall always" remember with great
pleasure the many words of kindness and
encouragement that have been spoken to mc
and for me by a host of friends. I also ap
preciate very highly the material support,
in the way of business. The Pres has re
ceived under my management
All arrears on vubscription are to be paid
to Mr. Stotler. All job work and adver
tising accounts to date, to me. I will pay
all claims against the ofBcc.
Mr. Btouer is weu Known au over hjium ,
having cstebUshcd the Jhcws atJBnporta,
rt -fyT r;. -
vliVsJt n?f cwJTbr.-cg? cwn-
connection wah'Senator P. B. Plumb, in
1867. Since 1869, he has been editor an
proprietor of tho News until a few days
Mce. He haa -received numerous oficial
honors at the hands of his fellow cakes
also, and has been closely identified with
the growth and development of Kansas.
Consequently, lie is intimately acquainted,
from personal contact, with all the promin
ent men and measures, that hare contribut
ed to the prosperity of Kansas. He is a
pratical printer, and has been an eminently
successful newspaper man for more years
than I have seen.
Gladly, therefore, do I step aside for him,
knowing full well that ho will make the
Press a much better and a much more ac
ceptable newspaper than I could ever hope
to make it consratulatine the people of
Sumner county on securing such an able
champion, and suggesting to all old and
new friends of the Press that they rally
round their new friend with a hearty "good
wilL A. A. Richards.
Weixisotos, Augustus, 1884.
It is stated that Alexander Sullivan, pres
ident of tho Irish National Leaguo of Amer
ce, who was re-elected, unanimously, at the
late convention held at Boston, but declined,
was impelled to decline because he intends
to take the stump for Blaine and Logan, and
he did not think that it would be proper for
him to take so active a part in politics while
sen. inn as president of the leajrue. The
New York Star, John Kelly's paper, in
speaking of tlic retirement of Mr. Sullivan
"Hi literary attainments lent power to tho
league; his executive capacity kept it within
the boundaries ot a sate prudence, and me
confidence reposed in him was
the measure o his uscfullnes.
He could not but have recognized all these
things himself, though his modesty is as
manifest as his ability is undisputed, and
while necessarily, whatever he may say to
the contrary, knowing what a wrench it
would bo to'thc machinery of the League to
surrender its guidance, yet the very devotion
to Ireland that would nave caused him to
clinc to tho helm to the last was the im
pelling motive to drive him from the post
His political predilections are with the Re
publican party now, whatever they mav
liavo been in the past; his candidate prefer
ences are in that direction at present, how
ever tney might have heen under uinereni
circumstances: and impelled bv the obliga
tion to discharge his political duties as an
American citizen he could not in his capacity
as an Irish patriot imperil a great move
ment by a compromise in opposition to the
constitution of the League. This was thor
oughly understond in tho inner circles at
the convention, and it was not necessary to
nroclaim it aloud, but it was there not
withstanding. Mr. Sullivan's rejection of
the high honor of the Presidency was in
fluenced bv the hiirher honor of consistency;
and if to-dtiv he his not directing the affairs
of the Irish in America, it is because he
would not mix up these affairs, even impli
edly, with the nronacandism of American
politics. There is, as we have suggested, a
deep significance in all this tendency and
probable goal of tho Irish citizen vote. It
is a new straw on tbe stream, indicating the
direction and force ot an important current.
(I. W C Jonea Is a candidate for the DOMtlon
of county attorney, subject to the decision of
(lie tfepaDiican euumy coiiTenuuu, mi ho ucm
n wicnita, oepiemoer ium. ibo
I hereby announce myself a a candidate for
clerk or the distnct conn, anojeci io me aecis
Ion of theltenublican couuty convention
A. II. CAUFJJXTEE.
Having been assured by a lane number of the
voters of Sedgwick county that a change in tbe
office of clerk of tbe district court was not, at
this time, desired, I, therefore, hereby an
nounce myself aa a candidate for reelection to
that office, subject to the will or the Republican
C. A. VaxSfns.
G. V. C. JONES.
Attorney-at-la w. Office in Eagle bloci , ov er
Hovey A U .'B iry goous aioro
ANNA U. TW1TTV, Jl. D.,
Tenders her professional services to the citizens
of Wichita. Electro-vapor baths a specialty,
oni on Main street, second door from south
west corner of First street, up-tairs M-1,n
Da. TIT. S. McBOBNIE,
ville City and Marino hospital, and late health
officer of Springfield, JUfnoU, linn located at
No. 19 Main street, opposite the postofficc.
tro-vapor, clectro-Bonge and galvanic Ijatha.
UulCC Hours o IO 1U A. aim ;wir,Ni, biiu at
TEItUV 4 DUMONT,
Architects and Superintendents.
Uovs' block. Wichita, Knasas.
D. W. SMITH,
Dentist. Eagle buiMIng, .Douglas avenue,
IIAKUIS It HARRIS A FIBEBAUGH,
Attorneys at Fw, Commercial block, Wich
J. M. 3AI.DEKSTON.
Attounktat law, Wichita, Pedgwick county
Kansas. OOIce In Centennial Block.
STANLEY & WAIX.
Attorneys at Law, Wichita, Kansas. OBIce
over Citizens' bank.
O. D KIUK,
Attorney at Law Room No. 3, U. S. Laud
onice building, Wichita, Kansas.
E. B RKNTZ,
I'hyaiclan and Surgeon . Office over Fuller A
W. F. WALKER,
at Law. omce over Kansas Na-
A t torn ev
il onal bank
L. F. SHKRWOOD,
Dentist. Office in Ferrell Building opposite
niulnffirli Muln atrMt. Wlcllltl'. KaOBSS.
Teeth extracted without pain by nltios oxide
J. J. CRIST,
Architect and Suprintendent. Office, Kml!
Werner's block, Douglas avenue, betweenTo
peka avenue and Lawrence St., Wichita, han
J. D. IIC3STOX, r. W. BESTLKT
iiinniKv, nt Tjiit OAiM orr Kansas Na
tional bank. Wichita. Kan.
STOVEIt A BACHTEL,
iAntfftnra unit Imlidprii. nn First street, west
of County building.
J. F. LAUCK,
Attorney at Law, Wichita, Kansas.
Attorney-at-Uw. Office over No. S2, Main
Street, Wichita, Kansas.
.1. C. IIERRINU,
Civil Engineer and Real Estate Agent.
pl block near Tostoffice , Wichita,
DR. J. C. DEAN.
Dextut. Rooms In Field building,
street, opposite naming &. risners
DR. W. L. DOYLE,
Dektist. Office over Barnes & Son's drug
tore. Centennial block. Wichita. 41-
J. McNIELTATLOE, M. D.,
Tenders his nrofeasional services to the peo
ple of the city and surrounding country. A
specialty ot cancer, hemorrhoids, (piles), fltn
la in ano, fever sores, sore leg, etc. In these
cases a cure is insured. Residence at Kennedy
House, on jronrtn avenue, soutn oi vougias
avenue. Consultation free. 67-1 m
Dentist. Office In Temple block.
. W. COLLHOS, BOBT. M. PIATT
Attorneys at Law. Will practice in both state
and Federal courts. Office in Temple block,
Main street, second stairway north of Poet
office, Wichita, Kansas.
The Photographer. Pictures In all sixes and
styles, lie also carries tbe finest assortment
ofi.ieture frames in the dry. GiTe him a
menuiy call ami euuuo iiuuifirs.
EOCK & -w JttXiZtS.
Fresh lake flsh constantly on hand.
orders a specialty.
THE PLAGE FOE FUN!
Boating-. Batata, aad all
aorta or AQuaue avorsa
on tbe KItst aad Ie
racks os m mc.
(Beat In the State.) .
Msrry-Go-Knands, Swings. Croqaet, Gyawa-
JUOiU, ana 3uer spun m m pin,
lehonan extxrta nroBOBBC Ute deaclsf
orm tae bt ther em shook afootoa.
X-etaas refUshaMat staad, Ceatt twt
13 ml W
THIS SPACE BELONGS
Real Estate Firm!
00 tu them for Largalns. 1 hey
own teams, keep good carriages,
their property cheerfully, ami they j
sell it too.
& Pay Taxes.
Iu short, do a Ant-class (uo curbstone) busi
rjr Office over Harding S. Fisher book
store, Maintreet, Wichita, Kansas. Ift-lin
J. A. STEDMAN
General Insurance Agent.
Fire, Tornado, Life and Accident
OFFICE 100 DOUGLAS AVENUE,
Over Barnes' Drug Store
Largest Apcy in tie Valley.
W. G. HACKER.
L. C. JACKSON
HACKER & JACKSON,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
And all Kinds of
Stone, Lime, Cement, and Hair.
Ft. Scott Flagging',
Grey & Blue Stone.
Office at Big Ited Scales, No. 79, Douglas Ave.,
South SI de.Near Depot. tf
jb. k:. :b:r,o"w zsr .
Doughs Avenue, - Wichita, Kansas
Fresh Oysters !
Call at the Ice-cream and Oyster Parlor,
Main street, of A. IS. Gore ror the purest Ice
cream and line brands of the best
"Baltimore Fresh Oysters !
I am the only dealer in the city that gets Fresh
Oysters from Baltimore. Oysters served In
any style. The purest Soda WateT In the city.
No. 46 Main St,
J. F. STAFFORD,
Guns, Pistols and Ammunition
Hunting outfit! rested oa reaumabte terms.
CORNER FIRSTS MAIN. WICHITA. KANSAS
WICHITA ICE CO.
WICHITA ICE CO.
SCH W E ITEIt & 11 O F F
SCHWEITEK & I10FF,
PCBK CLEAR CLEAN ICE.
PURE CLKAK CLEAN ICE.
August D. Ficht,
Carpenter & Builder.
t3 Opposite the German Grocery,
&. . . . - - - '. A... J :i ,riia. .VA.Jfe. ., . .iftt'-A
Matfrs-maker$ and Genlnil,
Carpet sewing and laylag a specialty. Wii
dow shade trimmed and mounted. Old sat
tresses and furniture made over, equal to new,
at R small expense, eastern prices being dcpll
eated In everything Twenty-fire years' exper
ience.. 79 Vain street. 73-tf
DR. E E YOST,
PRACTICAL AND SCIENTIFIC
First Door Worth of Fostoffiee.
"Good mornings Deacon ; you walk off as
spry as a boy, for all you are so old."
"Why, lw bless you, I can't helpit; lean
see so well with my new spectacles It appears
to iut new life in roe. I actually feel twenty
years younger, end I have Lad them only a
short time. You see, I did not buy when Dr.
Yit flrtt wim to Wichita : I thounhtl would
jnst wait and let some others try. I had paid
out so mucn money sur uccbacic, suu in rj r
were getting poorer and poorer all the time,
that 1 had about despaired of ever getting any
thing that would stay the dreadful loss or eight.
Rut when I came to see and talk with my neigh
bors, and with people from other parts of the
country who hud nted Dr. Yost's improved
lenses (some or them for years), I concluded I
would try it once more, and I am frank to con
fess they are far ahead of my expectations.
Oh, yes, it's a hard country on eytlght- All
thla vMlirn nrairie country is much harder ou
on the e) es than the eastern states, and come to
think or it. It is as much out or place td try to
ne the old atvle ofstiectacles here in Kannas as
Itwonldbetotrylo farm with the old style of
rarmlns tools, ami, sir, taon-i nesiiaie in say
that the man that wont go to Dr. Yo t and be
fitted with a pair ot his Improved lenses ought
to have bU sell-binder and Improved plows
taken lroin him, and be compelled to cut his
grain with the old hand sickle aud plow with
the wooden-mouldboard plow."
It is lust as Important to ne Improved lenses
J prop"1 fltted. in order to save eyesight, as It
I Is tu ue the self binder to save gralu Id this
Nonu talking, nolhing short of Dr. 'Vest's
improved spectacles will tave the vision 1 1 this
uay ami age.
DIETER & CAMPBELL,
Contractors & Builders
BRICK AND STONE!-
Parties desiring sidewalk or Winurld tlnif-
glng or all sizes Will ao wen ira emi ii'm pi
nrices. Leu e orders tit W. P. Steni' . ! . un
Lawrence ave , south oi Donglaa aTe. tl-.-tl
Oram and Produce Ccmmisaion
rM,.f,n mrlt ,Atm,(, rprlreil ef err fifteen
mlnnt's from 9.30 a. m. to S-30 p. it Office
under Citizens Bank, Wichita, Kansas. Deal
er In grain anil pnxloce lnrltel to mtkemy
office their headquarters. d-S-tr
'J he Great English
vous dehilit) , ami
all weakness or lhe
j.f tmfh anvB I
BsfbrtTikla-. f'rice. one package, AfttrTlklnc.
tl; six ror $9. hy mail, Iree or rostase. Sold
by all drnffgit. Pamphlet Tree to every appll
cant Address all communications to the pro-
Snetors, tbe Hurray sieuicino uo., Kansas uty,
to- KJ" Sold in Wichita, wholesale and re-
iaii, u) Ainncn is uruwn. ,uj-wiyr
IP YOU ABE GOING TO BI.Y A
Watch, Gun, Pistol,
Diamond Pin, Sieve Buttons, III rig, Watchrx,
Chain or in fact everything, it will pa)
you to go and see
POST THE PAWNBROKER,
For, irne has an thing you want, you can save
money by liuylngorbim- Q"lwodoor west
oi iremoni uouxe, next to Meueriantier's land
office, 41 Douglas tvenue, V ichlta, Kansas.
First Ark. Val. Bank!
rtie ulilest money Institution in the Arkansas
W. C. WOODMAN,
'. h. WOODMAN,
WILL. . WOODMAN, .Ik.,
- Asst Cashier
American Exchange Nat'l Dank, New York
rirst National Hank, ot Cticag, Illinois
Bank or Kansas City, K.nsaa City, Missouri
Are no occupying our
New CMM4ins Bask BtfMiag
No. 33 Main Street
Do a General BantiDi Business
In all Its modern functions.
Laa Mraey la lay Aneaal
On all satisfactory collaterals real. pei.,..al
or chattel and accommodate tbe borrower
with time from one day to five years
Or Sell tickrts by tbe fastest and safest lines
of steamers in the world, to or from all prlnct
psi curopean pons, via .onn uerman iioyu
or Cnnaru lines.
In the organization or the First Arkansas
Valley Bank, or Wichita, Kansas, we invoke
neither directors, stockholders or branches,
nor do ws deal In puts, margins or outside
issnes. Our labors are strictly to the measure
or its legitimate success.
For its prudent management we are Individu
ror tbe protection or Try depositor is
pledged the last dollar of onr fortune.
ureeii! g wim many mania our numerous oiu
friends, whose patronage, with our enhanced
facilities, we sbalt be happy to Increase, and
kindly such of the general public as may desire
to avail themselves thereof, and our jndirment
and convenience may see prudent to accept, we
are respectfully yours.
n . ;. n uuuatAa su.i .
Pioneer Lumber Man
-Ov Mapowica Coori .
ESTABLISHED IN 1970.
A Complete Stock of Pino Lnmfccr.
ways oa baaJ
rt- OJce cmd Ttrt en 32rl Strtrl, bttrrtn
IMnflti AvnvimA tni zirrti.
H. Hoffinaster & Son
Will open out in a few iay with the
Laitest Suck if BnH ft Sfcsesl
la the West.
Prices That Will Satisfy Every
body. Vmim StTMt. W0' HOC.
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There are very few
oftae'maay who car
ry watches who ever
thiak of their deli
cate raechaalsm, or
of the extraordinary
and unceasing labor
they perform. There
are many who think
that a watch ought
to run and keep good
time for years with
out a particle, of oil,
who would net think
of running a com
mon piece of ma
chinery a day with
outoiling the wheels,
which do but a frac
tion of the service.
No. 88, Douglas Avenue. - -
"The German Grocery
FOR CHEAP GROCERIES.
A FULL UNE OF FANCY GROCERIES.
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THE GREAT HOUSEHOLD REMEDY AND CURE
FOR ALL PAINS t ACHES !
RHEUMATISM in from one to six days.
NEURALGIA in one hour.
TOOTHACHE in one minute.
COUGHS and COLDS in twenty-four hours.
SPRAINS in one hour.
SORE THROAT in ten minutes.
COLIC or CRAMPS in ten minutes.
PAIN in the BACK or SIDE in ten minutes.
HEADACHE in three minutes.
EARACHE in three minutes.
DIARRHEA in one hour.
Catarrh, Fever and Ague, Outs, Burns, Bruises, Dyspepsia,
Piles.Corns, Frosted Feet, Bunions, Asthma, Inflammation of the
Kidneys, Contracted Cords and Muscles, Diseases of the Liver, Ac.
All nervous or Inflammatory Aches and Pains cured in from three
minutes to three days.
litis yreat household remedy should be in every amity, as it U a sure
and permanent cureor all it is recommended.
There can be no danger in using it, as it is perfectly harmless when
used according to directions. It is
gums, juices, barks resins, Jlovers, etc.,
derful healing and sedative properties,
proprietor. Pain cannot exist for
" WOXDEIF freely.
Sold by Swentzell & Douglas,
W. S. CORBETT. President. A. HEW, Vice
Incorporated January 14, 18M.J
NOS. 73 AND 75 MAIN
MteaaJTaN m WkkiU MnH,
1872- BTABLHBZD. -II
ECKARDT & SCOTT, Proprietors.
oo9 saojnraatxB to
n. .uv ivi'i x7tT":,.il.-i t: 7-" ar :a-T3i.,"': j jjt. .. .
VAa lllaa 4-Wa
rerwBtieas im M
rear: the aeeowLer
ceater-wked, M rer-
oMtioaa la 34 boars,
or 8,70 -ia a year
the third wheel 1
ia 34 hoars, or 70,08
ia a year; the fearth
(which carries the
econd hand), 1,440 ia
24 hoars, or 535,100
iaayear the ffth,
ia34 hears, er 5,534,
t)00 ia a year j while
the beats er rihra-
tktas ia 24 hoars are
432,000, or 16760,-
uw ia a year.
- - - Lawreace'a Drag Store.
composed of purely vegetable matter-
such as nature has endowed with won
and is prepared very carefully by the
any length of time where you use the
Druggists, opposite the P.-O.
IreMct. J. H. BLACK, Hee. atl Trea
STREET, WICHITA, KANSAS.
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v vwi y wit snvnsnRivi ng vnvss
uowejj Avis'wvsi'V same annDia.
B. TjOXBAatD, Jr.. rrellt.
JAS. L. LOMBARD. VIcfPrM't.
Kansas State Bank.
, DIRECTORS: 3fi.
J. tr. AL.UET,
J. M. ALIN. . JAMES
rrh tl ftp a i. taw
Jteeeive Deposit. Make Collections,
tm General Bankina Jiusines.
JE8UP, rATOS A CO., 3 WUlIvn St., N. Y.
BLACKSTONK MATIOXAL BANK. Bostoa,
J. O. Davidsok, Pre. S. L. Datdok, Vice-Prca. C. h. Daviwsox, ftfci-,-
The Davidson Loan Co.
IConty Always on Hand to Loan on
0KF1CK WITH CITIZENS I1AXK, Nurlbweatt
Comer Mala street and Ooojtla Avenue, (
Bank of Commerce.
' ' (IIATKIKLD A IIAICTLKV.) i
, ' i
Lons Money on Real Estate, Personal, and Chattel Securities;
P.occivo3 Scpseits,1 Tima and Damand, at laterast. '
lluys and sells exchange; makes collections; negotiates municipal bomb,
and transacts banking in all its branches.
No. 17 Dotij:la Avenue, Wichita, Iv'aatu.
RonOLril HATKIEI.D, I'retMeat
U. O AU.EN, Vlc t'r.tl.leiit au1 examiner.
C. W. (IKAtlAM, Auiiltor,
WICHITA LAND AND LOAN COMPANY.
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OFFICE IN HANK OF COM5IKKCE IIC OMS.
WICHITA, - . - - - - - lC-A.jN-a.rYS
OF WICHITA, -KAJSTSAS
N. It'. Cor. Main St. A fkmglas Ave.
C. L. DAVIUiON,
W. K. STANLKY,
Tlie capital ktieL of the liaul. Ir,n hiiudrnl thou-nn.l ilnllar, iUty lbuiwmi'1 dollars ffwbltb
Unwneitliy -Vrw KnelD'l F.IUII.t4 ami aln(T hanks who rejirewnt orer teu million ilol
lars, RlvlDfC the inMltntlon a barking muftl to any banking faout In the Mate.
The bank will reeelre ileimilu, Imr atvi r rnrelKa anl ilorollrt earhanc, make loaa. ,h!
ilo Keneral banking buthiMS Weabaltemlearnr Iu tranactall lu.lnew ntrtnlt tniA) s
manner, ami njion term, aiuraclory to nur ruslntaers, ami solicit a hare iif the iMttnavA
J O HAriVSPV, VrrmMrnt.
H t JiAri'HOX,riee-l-rf'l.
Wichita City RoUer Mils!
MANUFACTURE THE CELEBRATED BRANDS;
X. L. C. R - (Fancy.)
Theie bran ) have bn en tbe markets Kail, Wet, Nditb ami olh t;r tn irr, aat !)
won an enrlaMe refiotatlon wliererer Intrwlur.!. 'Io trjr them Is to stay with Ui'iM We at
always In the market for wti.at at hlfhem ciwb rte
SHELLABARQER, IMB0DEN & OLIVER.
Kansas' National Bank.
No. 30 MAIN STRBKT.
COMMERCIAL BANKING A SPECIALTY
Loam Money at Is, cat Hates.
Issue Styht Drafts on all parts of Kuropr,
lluys nnd Sells Gov't ami Municipal J tomb,
Pays Interest on Time Dejualu,
Aaf Amount or
T La m ,l.rtbU REAL aTATC-lt"r KAHM or UTT VUf "KTY
jy Connecticut Hate of Interest. Jfc3
J. L.11YEU. ft. II. ROYS, SAM'.
It. VV, LKtt'lS, IVetldest.
S. D. PALLETT,
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nunxnijiiw &jxu wuininii nah lumulki u
Lath, hine'lp;. fiaert
Jjr reilov Ptne ynl teesttnd Dovalat atem. south side of ojfrw. M
Wfiite Vine Yard north side n&tr bridge. .ej 7
CHICAaO LUMBER COMPANY'
LUMBER, SASH, DOORS, BLfNDS. LATHi
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