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R. P. MURDOCK, Business Manager.
tlat Iht Laro'tt Circulation of any Daily Paper
"in Southwestern Kansas.
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Oar rates for advertising shall be as low as
hose of any other paper of equal value as an
All transient advertisements must bo paid for
Entered in Ihr rottoffice at Wichita, at lecond
clatt natter, and entered to transition through the
mails at tuch
ARMOUR, PORK KLVG.
A Ruler Whose Realm Is the World'i
Transactions W lileli Brought a Colos
aal Fortune One a Specnlator,
bat Now Ctalmlns To Be a
Advertisement! in thlt column mil be charged for
at the rate of five rnf per line per tceek. Ao
advertisement taken for less than 25 centi.
VsTANTED A pnrchsser for the Edwards
V House, at Garden 1'lains. Only hotel In
town and nar to dejvot. A bargain for 30 days.
Address,. Ino Edwards, Garden Plains, Kan
tirANTED Agents for a rapid selling artl"
W cle J.ooto"i.o'iJwrdsyrors;oodaRenU.
KorpartlcuIarssceS..!. Chllds at Douglas ave
nue Hotel, from ft to 7 p. m, dally. dlll-t
at J. P.
rAXI ED-A nnrse girl.
V Furlong's, sw cor. Tope
"IITASTED Hy aladywith experience, cn-
W csgeracnts to go out nurslug. Apply to
Mrs. Iiouse at Mrs Kehol, three blocks south
ofthe Stone mill on lUilroad street. dlM-M'"
"ITrAXTKD Situation In a grocery store by a
W young man of exjierience. with unexcep-
t lonablerclerciices. Address W. L. G Eacle
TIGERS AND TELEGRAPHS.
WANT ED A girl from 12 toll jcars or age,
in a small family; no children. Will
pay wages or take her and provide for her as
one or our family. Inquire at No. 516 north
Emporia aicnne HSdtf
ANTED Hoard In a pristc family where
Y few other boarders are kept, by a young
gentleman Must be centrally lo
dress John, dtyP
Must be centrally located.
"IITANTED A bouse or iour or Ave rooms
W within four blocks of Douglas avenue.
Enquire or Arkansas River Lumber Go. liTtr
"II7"ANTED Land-buyers to know that we
YY have for sale all the best lands near Gar
den Plain Tailor AI'ikx.
"lirANTED Land-buvcrs to know that It is
T to their Interest to go lo Garden Plain
eal Estate Agency to buy lands.
d-5-tf Tayloii Pjkc.
40 per cent.
In this town to buy
Cooper at Cooper's
less than of any other house la the
YT bnnrics of J. L. Coopc:
stable, where they can buy them at from 20 to
WANTED Everybody to know that I am
now selling my $100 buggies at $10 and
my $140 buggies at $10, to close out.
W-tf J. L. CooriR.
WANTED To know everybody who wants
to buy, i-ell, rent, or trade lots in Wich
ita, or farms in Kansas, for property In other
states. Give me a call and get or leave descrip
tion of property at E. A. Uelman's Land Ex
Chicago Letter in New York SuilJ
Shaking of hU last great jwrk deal, hich
netted hini f2,fXX),0W, Mr. I'. I). Annourfaic
that tbe result gavo him peculiar satisfac
tion, became he had been raided by tbobenn
of IXew York and Chicago and had beatei
them off. Ho declared most emphatically
that be was not a speculative tradei
in the henso that the term is gcntrallj
understood. He always buys pork when it if
cheap, but be says be never buys it for tin
take of M'lling again on the speculative mar
ket. When he finds the market attacked ht
always protects bis property. Thus far th
bear attacks upon him have resulted very
favorably to him. He made f3,rxw,000 oul
of one five years ago, and the $3,000,000 ju-1
pocketed as the result of his summer's busi
ness, makes him feel 'very comfortable fuian
'If the bears bad let me alone," he taid re
curtly, 'I should not bavo mndo tliis money.
I am engaged in a legitimate business, buy
ing and selling for consumption. I havt j
over lu.iAiu men in my employ, and my sow
business is to distribute the product in tbf
markets of the world.''
When the raid was made on this market ic
May, Armour liad more than $tt!,00i),0X
worth of pork on band, and, of course, b.
was vitally interested in maintaining price
Ho bought everything that tbe short scllen
throw on tbe market, and, hav ing almost un- ,
limited caiital, he found no difficulty i
carrying all tho stuff.
Close observations ct tbe pork king'i
methixk say that his great corners invariably ,
iouow some great jiublic (alamit' or wide
spread panic Ho buys when other iorl
ba e lost confidence in alues, ami limiCa tjt
purchases only to the amount of Ihe offer
ings. In 1HT0, when it was announced that
yellow fever had appeared at Memphis, u
panic occurred here in pork products, which
aro largely consumed at the south. Tlio mar
kt dropjied tl.37 a barrel in two da s. The
collapse broke nearly all the southern fjiocu
latorj, who were, as a rule, on the loug side.
Tho natural result of overtrading on the
short side was that the market was cornered
in Octolier, the loar settling their jvrk with sudden
Armour at fill a barrel, ho having bought ' entered
TOIt KENT A furnished room
l? ronce, nt-xt to the Methodist church. II. G
at 3I Law
i. II. (
70K RENT Two desirable furnished rooms
sw cor. becond and tinona avenues
3 IJBNorili Topeka avennc
OR KENT One large furnished iront room,
HORRENT RoomtoviA feet, suitable for office
Very cheap. See S
J? orliving, new Winch building. Main street.
. vvincn, r. u. hook oioro.
FOR RENT A very desirable stx-roomed
house, pleasantly located Apply on prem
Is, No 401 tnutli Main street. dlSI-ot
X also a few board rs wanted. Inquire at Sirs
McDade's, Market street, t Iiouse north "f
Second streri, went side. dlSO-M
riio REST Furnished room, with stotc and
J. fuel. No 111 North Lawrence avc dlSKit'
FOR RENT Furnished rooms Apply at the
northwest cornerorTojcVa uvenns and First
Two furnished rooms to single
na wiio. 423J.BW-dlli-0t
V gentlemen or husband
ren re avenue.
"I7OR RENT A very desirable furnished front
X flour room, at Mrs Iticlimund,
l.OU lIUklT I'm, riutni liftua
X' barn, good and ch ap to right
and f-nr horse
T.-VOR RENT Two front
X1 Sccoml and Waco sts
nlshed. Call on J. E
"7OR RENT A suite of office rooms over Citl
rooms, near corcer
, furnished or unfui.
Humphrey A Son, Eaglt
sens Hank. Apply at bank.
IOKSALEOR RENT-The Palace
parlLr. Enquire on the premises.
BARN FOR SALE lliirn with room Tor four
horses and buggy room cheap for a few
burner hard coal
D. II ACT
days, by J. L. Uooper.
1?OR SALE-Nice base
' stove. ISidtf
UOR SaLE COItS -Telephone orders to the
r ZephjrMilN. dl3T.tr
I?OllSALE-On long time; 13 lots conven
: Icutly located, each ; 2Ti lots conven
iently lacatod, $1(i each ; loo lots conveniently
located. 7ft each. Nixox Elliott.
T?OR SALIChoice building lots on north
a.- siue 01 io n ; sireet cars to the property.
uenusi, over in Main
. F. Sherwood
IjVORSALV: Nine-room residence, cor. m
? jxirlaave and Onk st.; east front, ISO feet;
carriage-house, stable, cistern, h) drant every
thing pertaining to a nrst-clas4 home. Terms
FOR SALE llorse, buggy and harness ; bug
gy and haae new ; horse voung and per
fectly gentle ; one or the bet rnmfly horses In the
city. Call nt Cooper's stables. 110-tr
"T7H)R SALE Nino residence lots Tot sale or
a- trade ; located on South Market street:
For particulars call at Citizens
FOR TRADE A rami for dtv properly.
A. L Austin,
77-tr Cor. Douglas and Lawrence aves.
r. acres or
17011 SALE CHEAP From 10 to
choice lands near the city.
IpOR SALE One or the most desirable homes
1 In Wichita ; No. 431 Fourth avenue, south
or Central ; grounds Pi'ixSOii feet, thoroughly set
with blue-grass; choicest varieties of fruit,
largely in bearing, and abundant shade ; house
contains 10 rooms, ample closet room, and Is In
first-class repair; good cellar, two wells, cis
tern, barn and outbuildings ; also gas and
water For particulars enquire or W.W Klrk
woodon premises. 117-tf
FOR HALE One or the cheapest rarma
Sedgwick county. A L Acstix,
77-tr Cor Douglas and Lawrence aves
170KSALI An old stsbllshed and prolltablo
business, centrally located; a splendid
business chance ; good reasons for selling.
Address A., care Eagle office. 3tl-tr
LOST-Tletwcen Wichita and Cowskln; a la
dles black hand bag, containing a lace col
lar and a gold breastpin. Finder will please
leave at this office. dUiO-ct
Contractor. Carpenter and Joiner.
Will do all kinds of Carpenter and -lolner
work on short notice. .Mains. Stair Railings,
Sa Doors, Winds, Do' ni Window Frame
Ct" Shop, 1SS Main Miret ; Kesidenex on
Lawrenee wenue near Onrtal ; Pott-ofilce
box 247 9-tf
Clothing Cleaned & Repaired.
tj Shop on Douglas avenue, two doors east
Brown'sor auction house, Wichita. 06-tr
DIETER & CAMPBELL,
Contractors & Builders
BRICK AND STONE!-
Tartlss desiring sidewalk nr Wlnfleld Bag
ging of alt slzrs will do well to rail and get
prices. Lv orders at W. P, Stem's office on
Lawrence ave . south of Donglas se. d-&-tt
W. L. McBEE,
Sedgwick County Abstracter.
Abstracts of title compiled on short not!e.
Fire, Life and Tornado Insurance.
t Rspresentin seven of the largest com
panlM In the world . 83-tf
Grain and Produce Commission
Chicago market reports received vsryHrtMO
minutes from :30 a. . to S:0 r u. OtBos
nadsr atliens Back, Wichlu, Kansas. Daal
rata grain and produee luvltsd to makamj
oSs their hsadqnarUrs. d-t-tf
for $7 and (X.
In 18fli the shoit side of pork nnin np
Iearel attractive to s-j dilator-., notwitli
stnndiiiK ivicateU unpleasant eiericncct
with Armour. Tlio'stock on hand was large,
and on April 20 pork sold down to i'J.'Si. It
was then that Armour took hold and laid the
foundations for his gigantic deals of the hum
mer. Megtnning at this ugure, ho bought all
tbe way up to $13 In July. Puring the
next three months he cornered the niurket
for each month. The shorts in August set
tled at $17, in September at J 18, and in Oc
tober at lilt. Tho total quantity of rk
handled by Armour was not less than JJ.liK),
U00 barrels, and the number of shorts out wns
large, covering more Uian OOO.OW barrels.
It was a mammoth ilea!, and in volvod buy
ing all tho tiork in tho world. In spite of hit
immense capital, he would have lieen ruinod
had not the demand for ork been heavj
and tho public persistent in speculating on
tbe long side.
This Mime good fortune has followed thi:
successful Under in all his ventures. His gi
gantic legitimate business makes it easy foi
him to dispose of the product, and his super
abundant capital enables him to protect ui
enormous holdings whenever anybody raid
hiuu Tho deal which l.e lias just closed u
so fatisfactonly to himself resemble!, th
greater one of ISM), mid tho money which In
has taken out of many s-ijeculatorbis a tleai
While strenuously insisting that ho is not
a speculator or gambler, Mr. Armour ad
mit that lie made his first great foi tune In
sxru!atioii. Just before the closo of tho vv ar,
when Armour was a packer in Milwaukce
and pork was selling nt 140, he dreamed one
night that there would bo a great tumble in
prices On the nay-down town tho neAl
morning he stopped at his partner's house
and told him that h thought pork was toe
high. That's my opinion, too," said Mr.
Mankinton. After n little further conversa
tion it was agreed that Armour should take
the first train for Jfovv York nnd
sell all he could. He went, sold
pork at $40, and never took it in untiljit
struck fltf, making over ?1,000(XI0 bj 1
the ojicrntion. But he had great dilllculty I
in carrying out his plan. Tho "cvvYoik
agents of Plaiikington & Armour wero Wnl
lacn lb vv icks, at that time one of tho heav
iest linns in the trade. Tho big packers all
over tho country were bulls on provisions,
Cleveland, Indianapolis, anil St. Louis pack
ers being persistent buyers. Wallace fc
Wicks did business for all of them, nnd were
bUls themselves. They endeavored bj
every means in their ioner to dissuade
Armour ci Co. from selling pork, but he
steadfastly adhered to the object of his visit,
refused to go to meetings, and w ould have
nothing to do with U10 jkhiI. For about
three months Armour was tho terror of the
provision market, nnd when he got ready to
go home price had come down $". Just as
be was leaving Kingan, a prominent bull
operator, said ho wanted to niako just one
"I'll sell you 1,(HX) Urn-Is," said Armour.
"I'll take it," said tho other. "When
pork sells at iOO a liamd von will want it
"I'll deliver you that pork," replied Ar
mour, "when it sells nt fIS.
The packers, with few exceptions, wero
ruined by the break, and Armour became the
richest packer in the world. He admits that
tho operation was nothing but a huge gam
ble. If the closing struggles of tho rebellion
had been delayed a few months ho would
have been ruined. As it was, ho was favored
by circumstances over w hich ho could liav e
no possible control. "That was tho only risk
I ever took," he suv s.
In proof of his assertion that ho is a legiti
mate trader. Armour likes to oint to his of
flee on Washington street, w herein nro em
ploj ed 150 clerks and accountants, eighty of
whom arc engaged exclusively in making out
bills. He has an agent in every important
city in the world. Knch morning messages
e telogropbed to his represe ntatives all
vcr tho country giving tho prices and con
dition of tho market here, and each afternoon
his agents telegraph back tho transactions of
tho day. Mr. Armour himself is an indefa
tigable worker. He r every morning at
5, breakfasts at ti, and is at his otlico at T.
tine clerk has preceded him to open hiscahlu
grams. The remainder of tho force apjsvir
atK Each morning there is placed on his
desk a ticket like a visiting card. It con
tains a statement of the amount of cash in
tiank. wfcich is seldom less than 1.00i).O00.
Tho capital of Armour & Co. is nominally
flu,uwtiWi aiuiuun lur liun is womi r'o -
Mr. Armour is a short, thick-set man, with
a smooth-shaven face and a big head. He is
a native of Watertown, X Y., and first de
termined to move west when he was ex
pelled from school for taking a gii 1 out riding
in school hours.
Automatic Track IiiKjtcrtloii.
The New England newpaporsgivo a long
account of the Uudleydynagraph car, which
has recently finished 1U automatic inspection
of the track of the Boston & Albany railroad.
The machinery of this car is operated by
lovers and electricity, and records 011 a run
ning strip of paper, w ith twenty jviis, by tho
graphic method of curves on one or lioth
aides of a boso line, the actual condition of
the track. The ruled paper posse imder the
pens nt tho rate of eight and eight-tenths
feet to the mile of track, and when the run is
ended, the strip is a stenographic nnd rosily
decipherable report of the notes nnd impres
sions of the registering apparatus. 1-rom
3,000 to 5,000 miles of paper nro kept in tha
car, and fifteen gallons of blue ink
are used to every 100 miles of trnck in "spot
ting" defective places.
Great surprise is expressed at the marvel
ous precision and delicacy of the apparatus
Mr. Dudley can, if the rails aro coinparaUvely
new and are traversed by the dynagraph car
at the moderate rate of twenty miles an
hour, tell what mill rolled the rails and di
tinguish the rails of one manufacturer from
those of another. Ha can teli also the num
ber of years each rail has been put down,
and has an attachment to show tho exact
amount of energy exerted by the engine
Remarkable Report or m Clerk la aa
Indian Railroad OMee.
Tbe Hindoo clerk of a railroad office in
India has made a remarkable official report.
He begins the communication with a formal
petition for "two guns, required for our pro
tection from tigers, one of which was killed
in my telegraph office at 3 o'clock, " and then
goes on to explain: "I have the honor to in
form you that no sooner had No, 2 down mixed
train from Calcutta crossed the point No. 1
mail we saw a tiger about three varus m
length and two yards in height come running
from north to south along the fencing and
enter n thick buih just opposite tho point JJa
This breezy definition of a tiger's dimen
sions, in w hich the length and height are
given in yards, is a delightful touch, but the
clerk was not daunted by its size, for "with
great difficulty nnd research I found the na
tive gun at the village, and after a gang of
men had amassed I tried to turn him out of
the bus-h nnd kill him. I succeeded in turn
ing him out, but missed the aim of gun at
half past S." That tho sportsman should
liave thought it necessary to consult the office
clock to see tho exact time when the gun
went off. would mako it seem as if its going
ofT at all were a great feat. However, the
tiger ilid not soem to regard it with much at
tention, for we read that it went into an
other bush "about twenty-live yards off the
front of my office." business now called
off the assailants. "No. 1 train" came
along nnd had to 1 attended to,
after which office duties kept the staff
busy "till the dejiarture of No. 4 down
goods." Hut the tiger all this time remained
in his bush, coolly waiting, as it were, for the
commencement of tho second inning. The
gaino was reojuned by our Hindoo sending
some of the villagers to reconnoiter the bush
and holding a council of war. Before this
was concluded up tame "No. 3 mixed train,"
and the noisos tliat tho engine made when
drawing up at the station upset the tiger's
equanimity, nnd it tried to make off down
But unfoi tunatcly for it there were now
thrco Engli-hiiieii on the sjiot the guard and
driver of tho train, and the jKtoffice super
intendent, who hnpiicned to bo traveling by
it. On 1 'anting what was tho matter they
cut off tbe animal's retreat, which tbe clerk
and the v illagers had apparently been at
tempting to expedite, and made it turn. With
men on one sid- and a train on tho other,
the tiger was for tho moment puzzled, but
to continue the native's letter "he all of a
sudden jumjicil over the fencing wire and
my cfllcc, and jumping over the
ticket cupboard took a seat thereupon. I
got tho doors locked up immediately, not
allowing him to coma outside again. The
country gun was ready again, ami the post-
ollico superintendent took it; and since there
weixa no bullets here nt the time, four copper
coins, bioken into sixteen pieces, were all
loaded into tho gun, with gunpowder. Dur
ing tho interv al tho tiger tw ice took a walk
ov er tho lwoking-oilice counter, but seeing no
way out he again took his seat on the same
cupboard.'1 And here ho was shot "by the
(ostoffica suprintendent with tho gun pre
pared o aforesaid." The letter concludes
with a repetition of tho original jietition:
"This is a regular jungle, where we have got
nothing to protect ourselves from such wild
beasts generally frequenting any office. I
therefore hoo you vv ill kindly arrange to
send me the two guns and oblige."
Funeral CumIomi or the Anamese.
Cor. New York Post
Tl.o funeral customs of these jwople are on
a ar with everything else that has been re
lateil. As introductory to them I might state
that doctors nro only paid when they cur
their juitient-. To ascertain that a person l
Joad a Hake of cotton is placed upon his lijis.
If it remains unshaken by the slightest breath
it is assumed that life has departed. Kinsmen
then place upon tho countenance three leaves,
a sheet of p-iper and u red handkerchief. The
name -dap mat" is given to this process; and
vv hen one w ishes evil to another, he hopes he
may uo so wretched as to die without the ad
ministration of this rite. Three rico grain:
are then placed 111 the dead man's mouth,
ind three liowls of cooked rico are
distributed around his head. At the
head, also, two candles nro placed on
gunnl. From death to burial tho re
mains aro carefully watched, so that no
cat may pass over them, for tho cat would
steal aw ny tho soul. If any resident of the
house where the deceased lies was born soon
after the latter's birth, it is necessary for him
to go an ny to avoid the contagion of death.
Tho body must not bo placed in tho coffin at
tho hour w hen any near kinsman was born.
In order to Keep off tho ants the coffin is
tarnished three days after receiving the
The diKirs of the housi where the dead one
lived uro suitably insuibed, and a lantern
laring blue characters is suspended in front.
The coffin is not removed from the house) for
three months, and every night during that
time the eldest son of tho family sleeis at tli
foot of tho casket on tho ground. When tlw
funeral finally takes pl-ico there is a great
scene. Kinsmen nnd fnemls throw earth
nbovo tho collin. Hired mourners recite ir
functory crtcs. Itcfre-hmcnt is proffered
by re'atives to the friends who have miscel
laneously assisted. In front of tho tomb is
erected an altar Ujion which offerings are
placed. And finally nn elalwrute tablet is
put up setting forth the name and titles- of
lum who lies lielovv.
H. HOITMASTER & SON,
Hava oome to atay'aad by out iaoreaaing' trad we kaow that the
people of Wiahita and vicinity appreciate what we are doing' in the
way of IjOW PBIOBS. We shall continue to give you warranted
goods and when we say warrant we mean just what W6 say, and
will stand to it if it takes the last dollar we have in the world. Do
not be deceived, but give us a call. We are regulating the prices
on BOOTS AND SHOES in this city and will convince you we are
the LEADERS and the rest imitate our prices as near as they can.
We will offer as a special present to all of our lady customers for
this week only, buying a pair of Fine Shoes, one bottle of Bizby's
Fine Shoe Polish, retails at 25c. Remember the place,
HOFFMASTER & SON, WINCH BUILDING, MAIN STREET.
Sign, Red Wrapping Paper.
OSce art Yard Wichita Street, St u(h f Ft. Sett Freight leptt
EDWARD VAIL & CO.,
Wholesale Retail Jewelers,
No. 145 Main ST.,
NEXT DOOR NORTH OF WOODMAN'S BANK.
Show a larf and attractive Ira of
Watches', Clocks, Jewelry, Silverware, Gold Pens, Cutlery and
iRCDOLPH HATFIKLD. Prtt. A M. DKXST, Sct.
J, B. D. AlXEX, VtctPmt. aadExaalacr
c w. gurix.
At prices ai low as the high quality of the goods will prmit
pood in oar Hue to be found In Southern Kansas. Cartful
Watches, Clocks anc Jewelry by skillful workmen,
when so desired.
W carrr th larxwt stock of
atUstloa ctTsn to the rtnalriD of
All goods sold tograTsd free of charge.
JOHN V. MOFFETT,
H. F. IIARTZEL.
Kansas Furniture House!
- WHOLESALE AND RKTAII
Dealers in all kinds of Furniture
Are now ojTeied at the
RED FRONT SHOE STORE!
Where you will find an extra-large & complete stock of
Boots and Shoes for Fall Wear!
Which is offered at Prices Lower than the Lowest.
WICHITA LAND & LOAN CO
Have the largest list of Lands and City Lota in the couaty.
LOANS PLACED ON IMPROVED FARMS.
Short-time Loans a Specialty on approved personal and
Insurance Written in the Best Companies at Lowest Rates.
Collection! Promptly Atttodad To. fonwpaadifict Solicited.
y Office in rear of Bauk of Commerce, corner Douglas and Law
rence avenues Wichiin, Kansas. 121-1
0. I.. ADAMS
Kimmerie 3c Adams,
WICHITA MARBLE WORKS
Manufacturers of and Deatrrs la
MWjIKTS, T6KSTNLS, U.MLES AND TABLE TWS,
ISON FXNCXffa, EUILDIN3 ST0NI,
IBROE CITY LIME,
HAIR, PLASTER & CKMENT.
No. 60 Mala Street, between First and Second. Wlcblta.
(gCome and examine our goods and prices before purchasing else
where, and bcconvinced that we mean business.
W. S. COEBETT, President. A. HKSS, Vice Presldet. J. H. BLACK, See. and Treas.
H. II. E1CIIAUD3 S.P.JOHNSON.
WHOLESALE GROCER CO.
(Incorporated January 14, 1884 j
NOS. 73 AND 75 MAIN STREET, WICHITA, KANSAS.
Platte Valley Packing- Co..
ST. JOSEPH, :m:o.
Growers and Packers of the "Platte Valley Brand"
Cairn ed Fruits and Vegetables.
RLOSS & MELVIN
Fioe Carriages, Buggies & Spring Wagons.
Repairing, Shoeing and Plow Work Promptly Attended To.
South Main Street, next to Cooper's 8tble. l-tf
Hardware, Stoves, and Tinware.
Galvanized Iron Cornice Work!
Pumps, Tubing, Sheet iron, Wagon Wood Work, Slate
& Iron Mantels, Etc.
Reptlriig f All Kiwis Sktrt Nttke at RrasMiMt Half
Agent for Van Pappradra's Patent TH Hoofing.
Cue torn ere will find at this house square dealing; and low prices
Drop in when you want anything in this line.
No. 107 Douglas Avenue, . - - Wichita, Kan a
Platte Valley Sugar
Corn tender, sweet
grocer for it.
and juicy. Ask your
Canning Worka, corner Fourth and Pateo Streets; Office, southwest ror
ner Third and Charles Streets, St. Jobepli, Missouri. 116-3m
FIRST-CLASS WORK AT COMPETITION PRICES.
oo:n"t:r,.a.cto:r, &c btjildbr
PI bbs, Speclflcatlena tt Estimates FnrBisked on Short Notice.
tj-South sld of Douglsf arenae, near bridge. -Uealdenc Third and Wichita strefls
roatnfflce box &!, Wichita, Kant-aa. ilJ-tr
Wauled to Bo Safe.
An old Oeniun iIohh in Ohio, who runs a
cooer shop, mi- fleeted oersccrof high
nnyhfor liU township last spring. After
waiting for a month or two for something to
hapjion, lie called on tho chairman of the
board of Mivr kors nnd said:
"I has come lo seo aboudt a bond."
-lliuid Wliat iKiroir
"Yliell, I like lo gif a bond for ono tousand
dollar dot I doan't run oir mit wine money
from dp towii'-lnp."'
Oh, a.s to that, ou won't have any public
money-, in jour hand'!.''
"Viicll, den I like to gif a bond dot I doan't
fchtoal miiivmk1 ' cow liile I vhas in office.
I vlns electi-d only mx weeks in otllce, but I
pegm to feel like I wanted tooshteal a whols
Ho wmn'.IouuU tugho n bond, and uen
CLOTHING HOUSE !
Itonght Ami feohl on comn.isslon.
H. L. HILL'S"
Horse & Mule Market,
Souarlaa Arsnua, wst of Water St.
Auction Sales Daily from 10 A. M. to 3 P. M.
Hon.os k Ides, Wagons k Bazzits, Harness k
Country sales a specialty.
Everything sold truarnttd as
J. M. ALLEN & CO.
(SUCCESSORS TO ALLEN & TUCKER.)
Wholesale and Retail
IFIJIIElSTr) & CO.
LAND & LOAN OFFICE
If you desire to buy, sell or exchange real estate of any kind, or borrow
or Iohii money mi real estate or chattel, glvo u a rail. Wo have the best
facilities for our business. Correspondence solicited.
Okkick, 122 Douglas Avenue. - - . Wichita, Kansas
Aldrich & Brown,
Goods at Kansas City Prices.
I am still in the ring,
and Douglas avenue
Conic ami bee me at the old stand, corner of Market
M. M. FECHHEIMER.
SNIVELY & WILHITE
The Restless, Sleepless & Reliable
REAL ESTATE, LOAN & INSURANCE FIRM.
Go totbsmfor bargains. They drlra their own trams, keep good carriage, and
show their property cheerfully, and tbry sell It too.
Write Insurance. So Conveyancing, Sent Eonses, Mako Collections, and
In short -lo a firt-cla (do curbstone) buslneis. Ey" Office over Harding it Kisher': book
store. Main streets, Wichita, Kanitu.
pulling the car at any point in the joumoy.
Lots ta Trrl4 Times.
There is no time like tho torrid one, and no
place equal to the hot resorts, so favorable to
tbe generation of love. Girls are never so
bewitching as when dressed in the otl hlte
flummery of July and August. A merely
pretty mortal in a dark tight costume 1 wcomw
a baautious angel Trhen clothed in the sweet
ness and light of nainsook. Every sensitive
and alert girl knows that t-be can itnpresi a
man more easily and effectually in summer
than in winter. Tbe surroundings of niraJ
ity have a little to do with it, no doubt, but
the main reason is that she is more alluringly
dressed. Well, the consequence is that about
75 per cent, of the firls who spend the sum
mer at Newport, Long Branch or Saratoga
come back betrothed informally, it not in a
positive and binding manner.
I'utlliis a Driver "In a 1'orket."
"Aro tlii-re any tricks in tho trade of stnge
driwngr "I should sny so. Ix-t n new driver lie put
on, nnd let lum net a little disagreeably to
nnl the old lunula, nnd he will not get a pas
senger. The others ill 'put him in a pocket'
nnd keep him there nn entire trip."
-Oni of tho s-tngo-. of hi own line will get
in front of him nnd hold him back until a
itngo from another hue tvvings in alongsido
of tho disagreeable driver, nnd tho two steer
the victim into tho curlistone, w here he can't
scape. They com 1 him to lag . so that no
body will rido mhisfctage. Tho tonnentors
keeji this up until they get a chance to get a
couplo of other etAges to take their turn at
the pocket racket, when they go off about
iheir business, nnd tho substitutes manage to
get roJief a few squares further on. Thus the
thing is worked all along the route, it being
a part of the codo for the drivers of all the
lines to s-taiul in with each other against a
driver in n jwekot. An unpopular driver cant
last long. It i wonderful to "sen stage-driver
keeping m front of n vehisle he doesn't want
to ios him. He will ne er look to the right
or the left, but keep staring straight ahead,
nnd j et he can tell by the Found just what
course the arty liohind him is pursuing. In
order to prevent the vehicle in the rear from
passing him the stnge-drivcr darts from ono
side of the street to the other, like a shuttle
cock."' "Don't such antics, lend to troubler
"Certainly I saw a fellow once tell a
stage-driver that if ho would get down off
his box he would lam tho Me out of him.
The driver got down and invited the other
fellow to come and fight him. 'I haven't got
time to lick ou now, but I can thrash the
daylights out of you,' responded the fellow
who tlrst proposed to fight. 'Here's half a
dollar,' said the stago-drivcr. TH pay you
for your time if yoa will come and whip raa.'
But tha uiin didn't go."
J. O. Davidson, Pres. S. L. Davidson, Vice-I'rcs. C. L. Davidson, Sec'y,
The Davidson Loan Co.
WILSON" & TOIMIS,
ODP ST. LOTTIES, MISSOTTEI.
Loan Money on Improved Lands on Long
or Short Time.
Money ac Sight, Commission Very Low.
We have connected
fSUCCKSSOK TO K. .HTA0KSI ,.V.)
live EIRC 131 A.3STT TAILOR!
Keeps on liniul line jre-oil of the lalcit styles. Tim lament stock In the
city. Satisfaction (jiiaranteed. No trouble to show good. Call ninl ncn mo
T. "W. s-w-joa,
'-,f Tint Door North of Coaotr llalldln
In detail Buy, Sell & Exchange Western property forKiwtcrn, and rice versa
Call on or address
M. L. GARVER.
Mannjtcr ofthe Wichita Branch, WICHITA, KAN'SAo
Office over T. II. Lvnch'a store. Douglas avenue.
Money Always on Hand to Loan on Improved Farms and City Property
OKFICK WITH CITIfKN" BANK, Northwest i
Corner Main Street and Donglas Avenue,
2f. ". Cor. Jtain St. A
W. E. STANLEY,
C. L. DAVIDSON,
R. S. CATEC,
A Happr Prospect.
IXrw York Truth.
"Dear Amanda, it's all right. Well get
married lfone Chnstma, said Mr. Ernest
"But jou told ine last night," said Miss
Amanda lVchoddy, "that jou were too pota
to marry "
Oh, ye, 1 Uiow, Amanda, dear," he said.
mm& bcr gvutle hand, -but it will soon ba
all right, and then we will bo wedded, and
our beartv will boat as one, and we will go
to the beautiful Canadian land and lire in
n chnteau, and hao hort, arl n-a&ts,
"How goiU you are'" sdghed Amanda, lay
ing her head upon his shoulder. -But 1
thought you were so very poor, Ernest r
"So I am, dears," be said, "but Tre been
appointed cashier of the Sixteenth National
bank, and will begin business to marrow."
There is a precept in hair-dressing which
cannot be too widely known. It is thsst
Wash the scalp, but not tbe hair; comb tha
hair, bat not th scalp.
MAJOR & HOLUDAT,
Staple and Fancy Groceries
WHOLESLE JISTID RETAIL.
133 DOUGLAS AVESUI. OOODS DSUrVXJUBD OH 8H0KT HOTICB.
THE LEADING JEWELLER!
126 Douglas Ave., opposite Bank of Commerce.
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Diamonds, Silverware, Etc, Etc.
Entmect id Wtdfnj Rings of lierj hritlj ud All Dttcriplioiii.
ty Special Attention Paid to Sepairin Watchaa. Clocks aad Jawebrr. and to
Fitting Spectacles and Ere-Olasass). wtf
BOND & EVANS,
STAPLE & FANCY
27 Main Street,
Corbett's Old Stand
CHICAGO LUMBER COMPANY!
The capital stock of the back Is one hundred thousand dollars, sixty thousand dollars of which
Iars, rlTlog the Instttntlon a oaeklos; equal to any baoklnz hoate Ib th State.
Is owned by New England capitalists sod sarlnf banks who rprnt orr ta million dol
doagsaeral banking lraslnses. v nsJi HKiTr to traosactall batissassstrcited ton In s
The bank will rerelrs deposits, buy ana sell foreign sod domestic xchaege, make losna, and
manner, and upon terms, satlifactory to our customers.
and solicit a share of the public -a-
J. O. DA riD90X, FrttUestt.
S.L. DATtTtSOir, riee-Prea't.
JOIIX C. DBXST. Cmmiti,
C. Z. DA T IDS OX, Srtreta
LUMBER. SASH, DOORS, BLINDS. LATH
Manufacturer! of the celebrated
MARBLEHEAD WHITE LIME,
Niliety-scven per cent, pure Lime. Two barrels will fro an far a three of
any other Lime.
Louisviila Cenant, Michigan Plactar and Hair, always en hasd.
Lawrence ave., near Douglas, - Wichita, itkna&a.
S. D. PALLETT,
NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN PINE LUMBER!
t ntv, cv.:i,. c.im nA. - ci:ni.
I icll.ll, Olll.llglCSj oasil, JLUrC13 OL 01111US.
Pine Tard temt end of Dovglas avenue.
And Everybody will want to ride ; You can get your
Buggy and be ready by calling at
Buying a Buggv at any price, from $50 to $250, for the
next 30 days.
J. L. COOPER, Prop.
I jy OjHee and Wfiite
Fine 2 ard across the street
ECONOMY LS WEALTH!
the jFjjsrxjArr ross
Furniture & Carpet Emporium!
The Largest Establishment in the City for
Furniture, Carpets, Oil Cloths, Mattresses,
Fiadon Stadu, ShuJe Fixturti, LamLrfqEia fokx, CorsKti, tilt Carruzfi, lu.
Beet Block, opposite Portcfflcg - 15 and 17 Xa!s Ctrttt.
- - - - - . . s I II
H. W. KENDLE,
.rA D.sl.r la
WOOD, aOTH, iHD IETjHUC EUIIL CASEK.
csicets. eobes, a-rcovacs. cxia.T'ts, stc.
,". tw.n ""' fc,fjrr, A t'lT llrbne dl,eet U, WUblU (m,Ktj OSt slwe. et,o
wroaI. A7no.. WlrbiU. Ksans. r rrvmft mtntian It tfintlrf TtUtffk,
Eresco Painting, Sign Writing
Ilalsj and In artistic tint, will lx eaecntl In tL lattst stjrJa and jiasncr
hf J, KUDIOEB. UMj Ublihed in tlil eiit.
Wanted immediately, 35 tons of Old Bags, Paper, Iron,
Copper, Braas, Lead and Tea L d. I will pay th hlcneat
GASH price for the above at ny Raj "Warehonae. 310 N.
Main street. Wichita. !
E. E BUTCHER
Read This and Remember.
There1 arrrry (rw th of znaaj who cany watt& fiber ever tUnlof thtir
ileHcaKi mwhatiUif . or ui thrxtraordiaarj aad acvultijr lalxr ttgr per
form. Ther- are ruaoj who tLlnV that a watch ought lorea aod kep good
time fr year without a partW of oil. who w&tJjd not thiok of rnnulng a
cutmoeia tAtxts of tnatttiaery a dajr without otiisy th? wbe, whSh do lint a
fraction of L: terrier. J-or eiarale, the raaia-whM make i rcrolntfoas
in 2i hour, or 1.WJ in a r, !h aeeosd.or ejHr.whee,2 nrrolatlcas
in Zi hours, or ,70 to ajear; the third wh-HI K in IK hour, or 70.00 lo
ayr: tb fourth fwhich carriee th scond baad). l,tMia2 ttonrs.or tflitfJM
In a jr; th SJtfc.or ap--whL 123 Jo 2 hour, or CZXO In a trar ,
while th? beat or Tlbratiem Lb 'ii hour are iXlfXJj, or lt,7jtMjA Is a jear,
No. 88, Donglas ATsons. ----- Lswiwskjs's Dre fltcfs.
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