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THE WICHITA DAILY EAGLE: PBTTA KANSAS, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 7, 188.
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M M MURDOCK St BROTHER Pioptletoit.
PERSONAL AND LOCAL ITEMS OP NEWS
Several local items nro held ovrr for vvint
The First ward ltcpublican club will meet
Vdnesday night at C Graham's office.
Taxc collected at tlie county treasurer'"
office nmounted to $1,403.7". DMittrse-
There will be a Friends meeting ' t'10
court house room nt 3 o'clock p. m. to-day.
All are invited.
Mr. Cash M. Taylor, editor of the Sedg
wick PnnUgrapli, spent the dnyjetterday in
the citv on business
AVichita CrackT and Confectionery Co.
was j o-tordjy jul upon the windowi- of this
e'tablishmcnt in letters of gold.
Arrangements nre being made by a com
mittee of gentlemen for a grand Chrtomas
ball. A pleasant time is anticipated.
In the case of Andrews against cslcy
before Justice Hobbs the jury gnv e a ver
dict for the plaintitl. Tally one for An
drews. Mr. Sat Hamilton vent to Kim-afc Oily
la't night to select co-tume. to be worn by
the gentlemen n 'Tenrl of Savoy," Decem
ber 16 and 13.
Street Commissioner Xeeley was doing a
good job $ c-Urday putting in a new side
walk from Claj ton's billiard hall and res
taurant to the Santa le track.
John Kennedy lia secured a partner who
i n fiddUr. They intend to t iko Kennedy's
trained Mexican dog and go on the road.
This new combination eicct a good m:ioii,
and they will probably hac it.
The communication of Mr. Frank l)ee
mus is declined. It would n-cm lrom his
say that he U n much abu'ed man, but the
x)lumn of a newspaper i- not the place to
settle such grievance'1.
Mr. John N. Isgrig, of Pueblo, Colorado,
i in the city limiting his old friend, L. P.
Douclas. the druggi't. Mr. Isrigwas for
merly a partner of Mr. Douglas in Marshall,
Missouri, and they are now placing the
grand dram-i of Jonathan and David.
A rumor lias somehow gained currency
that Ail. X. Jones the efficient ngcnj of the
Sunflower, had sent in his resignation. An
Eaull reporter called on Mr. Jones jester
day to ascertain the facts. Mr. Jones re
plied that he had not ven thought of such
The comrades of Onrfield'Po-t 'o. 'Jl, are
requested to meet at headquarters at 7 o'clock
p. tn. shirp. on Tue-daj. December It, 1881,
for the purpose of attending tho lecture of
Comrade lluckner, i.t the Prcb terian
church. Ity order of the
scvi-rrl citirens say that the condition of
many of the ce I'oola and slop recepticlea
of this city are in so bad :i condition tint
U is no wonder that malarial fever
prevail. The board of health should make
a raid and inaugurate a general de.tr-
Mr. (3. A. S ldomridge, of Pratt Onter,
who i not only one of tho leading real es
tate men of Pratt county, but a ery enter
prising and intelligent gentleman, has been
spending two or throe dus in the city. The
Kaole office turned him oil a lot of fine job
work and blank books. Mr. S. IcR for home
by last night's express.
The Cliilord dramatic combination drew
anothir large and thoroughly well pleaded
audience in "Davy Crocket" la't euning.
Themimberofamti-ingnnil startling situation'-
that abound in this popul ir drama, re
ceived ample justice at the linnd of the pop
ular arti-ts of tin- coinpuiy who'c ttVorts
were reee'ncd with continual bur'ts of up
phu'O and xigorous calls before the cur
tain. John Kennedy placed a good joke on a
denti't je-tcrday. lie complained of hav
ing a terrible toothache and went into a sa
loon on Douglas avenue, holding hi-hand
on hisjiw. A man came to him and siid
he was a denti-L He looked into Kcnne
dj's mouth and placed lu lingi r on the al
leged bad tooth, when Kennedy shut down
on it, and it was amusing to heir tint lnt
Kthowl. Professor Campbell, tin- superintendent of
ourcitv nhool, hasgotlin up a new bh.nk
report, which shows tho standing of the
icholar for either of the three term of the
jear. Ibis report is tube scanned b. the
parent and signed so that there can ho no
mi'iindirstanding. The report also has a
very instructive foot note to parents, con
taining suggestions th it nil should heed.
The management of our Opera house
would confer an incalculable blessing upon
the pitrons of tint popul ir templo of
nmuomcnt by exercising greater care in
replacing the 6e its after they hive been
cleired awav for ball purposes, for often the
seats arc placed so closed) together that it
is impossible for our slim reporter to crowd
his way between them, and impossible for
ourcitirens to sit with comfort during a
performance. Ctiveusmoro room.
Auction was vestcrday held at the city
horse and mule market, at MulinK & Al
den's commission hou-e and by Doc AVor
rcl on tho street corner. The lat was an
argument in favor of in itrimony, as the ar
ticles being sold were the wearing app irel of
a single man. The 1 tvv prov ides for and
protects a married man to the extent of a
homc-te.id, while tho shirt cm be sold off
the back of a bachelor. Get into the ranks
ben , or take the consequences.
II. F. Sev mour, mana-cr of the Simon
comedy company, returned to this city vc
terdao from u trip to St. Ioui. Ho had
been telegraphed for from his home and
when he arrived thcro lie found a voting
actor five diys old upon tho stageoflife.
Of courso Harry is proud, and his hat is nt
least three sikcs too sin ill for him. The
troupe is now en route to New Orleans,
where they open on tho -Jnd insU They
make but a small number of stops before
reaching the Crescent City, where they have
ajlengthv engagement during the World's
TOOK A TUMBLE.
About .wo o'clock night before last a man
named Moflit went into the European res
taurant, on Douglas avenue, to bunt a bed.
Failing to find it bed he started to go out and
losing bis footing he tumbled down the
whole flight of stairs, sustaining quite a cut
on the head. Dr. T. T. Davis dressed the
Married on December 4, by Probate Judge
Jcwett, Mr. damps Cantrell and lis May
Evil, both of Fort Scott, Kansas. This was
rather a quiet wedding, yet need not on that
account prove any loss joyous to the parties.
Mr. Cantrcll evpectstomake hi future home
In "Wichita. The Facile wishes them a
happy voyage through life.
Tho forgery of an order on school district
Xo. 103 on the county treasurer for the sum
of $75, by one Joe Johnson, has been dis
covered. The names of A. J. Hargett and
Thomas Lloyd, tiie chairman and secretary
of the school board, were forged to the or
der, but not till one of them came down for j
somo money and was informed that their
moncv had been drawn was the forgery dis
covered. Who Mr. "Jocpb Johnson" is no
, ,. ,, .
one knows, nor has his personally or where-
bouts been fixed Rt this writing.
J. O. McClelland i in from Kingman.
Jake Eckert returned home night before
E. i Dcimv, of Eldorado, is at the Tre
mont. TV. F. Shell was in town yesterday from
J. B. Dobyn. sheriff of Elk county, is
in the city.
.las. "Williams i in from Kingman to
I). I). Knapp, of I'tica, X. Y., is on a
v isit to Kanas.
.John Xccly is in town on a busine-strip
from Belle Plain.
"W. L. Lunlap, of Warren, O., is taking
a look at our city.
T. S. Dennian, of Clifton, Ks., was j cs
terday in tho city.
Byron Field, of Topcka, spent yesterday
in the Forest City.
A. D. Crott', of Pratt Center, is stop
pings the Valley.
A. F. Homer came down from Topcka
B. L. Pecks of Parma, Xew York, is
prospecting in the citv-.
.). II. Hilliard, of Arkansas City, is in
the hub on a brief visit.
S. S. Thompson, of Seely; Ks.i i so
journing in the metropolis.
Frank Bcrger, of Do Moines la., is
registered at the Occidental.
Dr. Hugjies. of the bran new city of
Goddard was in town yesterday.
Mrs. J. W. Bear and sister went to Val
ley Center on a short visit la-t evening.
"W. () Denny, of Towanda, Ka., wa
vesterday "shaking" with friends in town.
Thos. W. Farthington and wife, of Buf
falo, X. Y., is on a visit to Kan-a- and are at
the Douglas Avenue.
5Iis Ida Smith, an accomplished steno
grapcr, of Bloomington, Ills., arrived here
night before last to make "Wichita her fu
S. C. Smith, of Bradford, Pa., is on a
visit to ihc Arkansas Valley on a pro-pect-ing
tour. He is very favorably impressed
with the country, aid says if Oklahoma is
not opened up to settlers in the near future,
that he will doubtless invest in Sedgwick
C. L. Stamatc, B. Mitchell, II. L. Gcd-
ley and Frank Ford, of Ottawa, Ills., arc in
the city. Mr. Stamate is an old school
mate of Murray Mver", and Mr. Gedley i a
cousin ol C. IL Miller. The party purchas
ed landsin Edwards county. Mr. Stamate
is a merchant tailor, and will probably set
tle in this citv.
THE FIGHTING PRKACHER.
Col. Allen Buckner, the "fighting preach
er," was in the city jcslerday. Ho will de
liver a lecture in tho Prcsbv terian church
neat Tuesil iv night, tho proceeds to be ap
plied to the G. A. 11., rclicffund.
Col. Buckner was colonel of tho 79th III.
volunteers and commandml tho 3d brigade,
2ddivisiou of tho tiOth army (orps at the
b ittle of Chicamagua.
HY ALL MEANS.
The Garfield post held a meeting in the
court room jcterd.iy, at which arrange
ments were mado for holding a series of cu
ttrtainnitnts during the winter in aid of the
This is a very sahii.iry move. In this
way a great load can bo tak( n oil' the comi
ty and people w ill icccivo amusement and
instruction for their moniy. Time are
many old soldleis and their families in this
city in indigent circumstance", who would
have to get rcliif from the counlv- dining
the winter. By this means a gieat deal can
be accomplished and no ono will mi" the
small amount contiibuled. AVc a e n-uuil
the pi in will mwt with general lav or.
llev. Charles P. Grab im will punch in the
Presbj terian church to-day.
Itegular services at tho Catholic church
to-diy. High mass at 10.0 a. m. Vespeis
and benediction at 7 p. m.
There will be no sCnicc's or Sabbath
school at the Mclhodi-t church to-day. It
is hoped that the basement of the new church
viill be ready for temporary occupancy by
next Sunday. The official membeis, includ
ing trustees and the various committees con
nected with the building of the new edifice
are urged to mei t nt the pirsonage to-morrow
Serv ices to-d iv at the tistnl hours at the
Biptistchurih. Dr. Phillips nf thoMetho-di-t
church will preach at II n. in.; Mr.
II irper at 3.r,0 p. m. Strangers in tho oily
are cordially invited to attend.
A ehiritv ball will be given by the mem
bers of the G. A. I!, of tlnS city, on the
evening of Decembei 17, at the opera house.
Previous to the dancing an entertainment
will be given, the programme consisting of
music, iccitntions, etc., and it is fully intend
ed thatan evening of profit and pleasure
will be had by those who attend.
The members of tho "Women's Kelief
Corps has charge of the arrangements, and
will servo supper daring the evening. Their
work and that of tho "bravo boys in blue"
being entirely gratuitous.
The object and purpose of this entertain
ment i t raio funds for the relief of desti
tute soldiers. A number of thc-e grand old
veterans are in the city, and unless pro
vided for in this way w ill lmvo to be sup
ported by the county. It is earnestly de
sired to avoid tho 1 i-t n imcd alternative, not
only for the expense to the county, but more
esjsociallv to s.ivo the old uldic from hu
miliation. The relief fund of fhe post is at present
exhausted and this b ill will be given to re
The object, being known, our citizens can
be depended upon to tutu out en inav and
make the occasion a grand success. Make a
note of it cv cav body and don't foel tho
WICHITA STOCK TARD COMPANY,
A new company has been organired for
the handling of stock- in this city, under the
above title. This is a good move and one
that will supply n want long felL This com
pany has secured a long lease of the llivcr
ndc barns and the extensive yards and sheds
connected with them; situated at "the foot of
Douglas avenue, near the bridge. Thev
have accommodations for all kinds of stock
horses, mules, jtonie-, cattle, sheep and
hogs; a.o storage room for all kinds of port
able propertv buggies, harness, etc.
The new company will establish regular
sale davs, and invite all who de-ire to sell or
buy nny kind of stock or per-ona! property
to meet at these vards on Saturdav of each
The first sale will be next Saturday, com
mencing at 1 p. in. The company now
have on hand a tine assortment of mares,
geldings, mules, jvonics, farm wagons, bug
gies, iismess ana cattle.
T,rt .sfv ttm ,ibrt nroivrtv bnt rwvT,
, , . , , 5 .v ,
bought at low price for cash, the remainder ,
left on commis-ion; all of which will be sold j
cheap tor cash at private salo at all times, 1
-n.l !.. l.:..l,.t l,;,n oln ),. TO,;.
ilV W HIV W.S1- .s,,.v. w.. .. ..-v. u.c
comjiany lias secured the service ofT. 15.
Muluii, the popular auctioneer of tho firm
ofMulnUV Allen, of this city. Fair deal
ing with buyers and sellers will be his motto.
Advances made on all kinds of personal
property, iitock carefully cared for. Ad
dress hII communications to the ichita f
c, ,.1. vi .mn- rrvTvsnilnisi
Stock lard companj. uorresponaenee f
solicited. V ICHITA tTOCK i ARD fo.
A HAPPY SUPRISE.
The Editor Praised and
Last eirjlng during thr absence of Cot. M.il
Munlock, the editor of tbli iaper, who had
gone to his nipper, romraItte:-s from th Ke
pulillcaa clnbs of the fonr wards of tills citv
took possession of hU saurtnm and recarpete.t
It with a lltie hngilih carjiet unil aiMed a jplen
dldgentlenian'itlouage, tnd olher-es rslur
ulsheil ami transformed Die room On the
if turn of Col. M tin: office, reKjrtcre' room
and sanctum were founil filled with a hundred or
more lading IXepabllcans of the eltj". Before
be co .id rallr from hlseurnrl!". Col. M Slew
art arose and said.
Colomu. JIcbhock llie Keimbllcansof this
city, appreciating your falthrul services to the
grand old arty in the past, and enjwrially in
the recent campaign, have invaded your sanc
tum, and in jour ausenro. spread tiion its floor
this caret and sola. 1 hey have deputed me to
present you with It. along with-tbeir kindest
regards tor your welf ire, and their be-t wishes
for your future prosperity
Sir Munlock in substance replied.
GEVTi.r.Mvv ami Fellow llErcnucAN. All
da have 1 been racking hit exhausted braiujor
something that mightenlei'lain vuuaiidathnus
and or ao others lo-inorruvv morning, and what
can Jon exptitot me i so short a untie worth)
the name of a reply or acknowledgment? U iih
nbatcvtr else of puwera inj natal hour mar
have endowed me. there is one thing Mire, It
cut me short on tongue I am.a'as, not tongury,
and but for the tonsol lead pencils worn out in
telling the world how little I know, I never
would have been In anl of even within the bor
ders of the next township Whatever may be
my in my heal or heart, the attempted use of
my tongue scares me to U nth. Hut It would be
a poor tongue im'eed that could fall lo 63
'thank you." In the great battle which ended
last month our proud banner went down, but
not meprinclpletoi oiirpany.wilclijire eternal
and will live forever 'Vhatthlsc untrywould
have been to-day hud the Kepuhliiau pari)
never existed can onl) be gueeswl at The old
party of steals and eMiils end slaver) have
whiniied us in the acgreale 1ml not in detail,
and tnank God for Ihe detille, one of which U
Whichlta. which by voice and work of the men
here to-ulght I hope to see put under a I.epubli
can administration next sprlrg Gentlemen, I
a?ur you I am profuuniilv snsih e of this
honor and of the spirit which prompted it, and
let me further a-ure vou that whe Lcr Tor
vlciorvurdeleit the Kai'.li and Its editor will
be with j on In the future
Hardly had lhoe present turned about when
Col Stewart called the meeting to order, nam
ing A. U Oliver secretary, when Commodore
Woodman stepjied to Ihe fro. t and addre-eed
those assembled as follows:
Mil ClIAir.MAs. AM) Kl LLOW CITIZENS. It
your leave J embrace this opportunit) to offer )
irlbuteof lesnect ton seriice that has no long
and lalthfuil) lalmrnl in, that most tr)ingui
paeltv,an eiilorinl wlrocate ol the general
lulere-Uof this new and wonderful couutr) .
lhair been n close reader ol the ttichiln Kacix
since it Urst plumed its wiugs In ItTJo.i this
i, rent .Vnierliaii Uesert. It has ev-r been a
dllUent Xonent of tho exce.leucles of the
umnty of sjedgivick, r the rise and develop
ment of the city ol Wichita. It ha eversloud
a le irles sum laithful monitor over the inter
ests ol tiolh. .o meiiHcc to their prosperit) or
we'lare has escaped the violence of lis loisin
or alarm The chaste and exulted characteruf
its eilitorial and selected matter has engrafted
itiion theionlldeuieand resjertof its rentiers
at home, and the admiration and esteem ol
those abroad. Us trancendenee as a weekl) or
gan Is mil) parelleled li) its new tleilgliug. the
lMLVKAi.t.t--a mtturitv in itsbhu n thirt)
sixroliiiuu ilail), isuel an agricultural elvi
lUation, redeemed lrom a heathen laud in less
dian Illteen summers. Luminous in all the
matters ol interest of the d ly both at home
and abirad, the even Is of our hemisphere of
)eslerda.v und last night arc served by it Uesh
on out bietkfnst table ibis morning It is the
advent ol light, through the mist of morning
ladiating through the minds ol our twenty
ihousaiul people, reallrilK their hopes, continu
ing their lerru. Nor Is this all tne promptings
or a sincere gratitude bills us say ot it. It lias
f v er stood an entrenched sentinel, the v auguar 1
of the patriotism of our cnintv whenever as
sailed li) an opposition, either in ojivu phalau
or base sedition, Its noted ol warning have runi
ouL lrar iioii tne free ulr of rnun, calliug
the lukewarm todutyaud the recraut to shame.
.Notleiilectiou of oilicinl duv at hoiuu baj es
caped the vigileuee of its punning iiitieisms,
nor has It feared to commend the right loss than
tocondemu ihe wrong, ll N both the honor aud
the glor) of this cimiunuuealth lo he ro .re
seuuxlin the lmll-i.r oar national councils by
true and coimcUut men. 'J lie) have ever re
ceive! Ihe sustaining iulluei e ol Its labors 111
Hit ir good work, and. allliough the national g al
or its labor Is iosi, the oil Hunt tri mph of our
CHiiin inwrallh, anil espeeljll) the countv ol
s.e"iglek, to wiin li Its Unties more e-peelall
brloiig, aie m le than lull of Inspiration, to
coiilidemein th elliclenc) of Its labors ill the
! isi, and of courage tu Ihe subliiue promise ot
the liitiue No, it not a lalluie. Ihelhiolis
ha' ai'luiled It vestenlav will be Inlen-illed in
the lab .rs of to-morrow, toallnal .ousiiin'U'i
lloii ol its most singiiiiie hopes
It is through no neglect ol its diligeu.e .hat
the oi i p mi ol the prt sideiiti 1 1 hair Is tans
lined to the" Dein iiatle prtv s,,ICl, t)P
will or that mv-leii .us I'rmMeme uhi n
sllili k Ihe sll.-o L I - ir.ini the slave, Willi ll lej.l
Us sale!) Ihruugh that red sea ol bio d m I i
Utupil to a leslored .oid egeneiated naMoll,
iuh have beui the ill) iei ions degiee- ..I ihal
hid Jen l'rovidente In who e ojin nm.il tin- dt-s-liu)
of nations slumber, an let us si) "lb)
will be done " Vud In Ihe same pa rio ie ue
votion that gave the be.i lile and blood ol the
Itepuhliian pnuy to seal tliat liiugnlan le
"the war Is a failuie' on the hisnri ! ihe
Demociatlo) arlv birevir, and exiend th m the
slur ere hope that now , assuming the control !
lie government lor the fourth time siuee its
existence, the) will prollt b) the sad evperiei.ee
ol their utter liiluie in their three preiious
a iuilidstrations. which eat li led Ihe nation into
commercial nankruplc) and ruin, and tlnall) a
rebellion, whiih ner) true man contemplate
w i t li horror and shame
1 hen let lis i llerl-h the hope that the-e lessons
of the ast urn) be a beacon light to theaduiln
istration of Giover Cleveland elevating him o
a true sense of the iinHiiuntdiitles lie is about
to assume, utitl the adoption of u policv com
mensurate vt Ith the vast re-ourcesot thel atlou,
wliou destinies he is soon to direct I list
neither complexion nor politics will lure him
from a wise, and const leutious discharge of ou
ties due to the best Interests o the nation at
large, that w ill maintain a pto-peritv that lis
restored and perfected relations lo itv entire
citizens, en-diles him full) to command and
they as full) to expect such I leet to be the
true sentiment of eieiv pure aud patriotic lover
ol his countr), anil In vvhieli the Ktoi tand Its
editor, oT wlioiu it was the purio-e at our be
ginning more particularly to .peak, as fully
And now Mr Miirdoek, tO)ouslr, thenuvlng
spirit, the actuating genius ol this mo-t worth)
advocate or all the best iulerests of uur common
countrv, as well a i that of Ihe people- or this
happ) valle), I de-Ire to tender this msll me
mentoor appreciation of ) our noble labors in a
still more noide cause, unit whilst ol Utile value
lu lisill, niav it wlthall its mimories belojou
a stair iiiileeil, to sustain you in the farther
nrosecution of the I ibors you have so eminently
At this point. Mr Woodman stepped forward
and presented ( oloni 1 Miirdoek with a heav)
gold headed cine. Inscribed as follows:
"Um. C Woodman to M M. Mnnbck, In
recognition of the valuable services of the
Kai.le to the Kemt'lii:ui part) ol .setlpwkk
count), Kansas "
T) e following resolution wa thea adojiteil
Kesolied. That this as.embl) of rllUer.s re
quest Mr M. 31 )lunloek toaceept thisoReiiug
In the sp rlt ol its i le-i ntatiu.i, as a tribute of
respect due to his King and consistent editorial
lalKirslu the iuteleslsof his countv, his tsiji e
and hit. part) .
Further responses were then made by Coljiu'
I))er, lT 5. reseller of public inone)s, who
donated a ; Jar's rent of tl eaddllloual rnomslu
his building now occupied by the 1". u.le In ad-
dittouto its own bulldiDg, lo which Mr It I'
Munlock, the business msa iger.rcspoudcil w ith
a Methodist ami n
Mr It K. Morris madea ver) silnleil peeih,
which was loudly applauded for its inauy happy
turns He was followed by Mr. I, I .skinner,
ol the Kansas Mate bank, nod inhetl Stat, s
Commissioner sheniuu, all of whom spoke so
warnil) and earnestly that Col Mcnim k de
clared he would staud no more The lejwrler
wlshcshe hail sprie to add more, but wilt say
that the Kvp.le force was never so prrnl, If
ever so happy.
Ihe fallowing unmed gentlemen as, commit
tees, represented the Kepitlillcan-t of ill. four
Fir-l Wanl M Mewart, B'm Kas-c, John
A Wallace, tSeo W" tt alters, John Kstou S.
I). Uallowell, J k -awyer, Murray Mje-s, A.
katz.lhoi Uvv'll, Ld.Maglll, Herman bliss.
Second W anl --W. C Woodman, It II
Ilelserman, 1! 11. Howulng, i-innk, Williams,
K. ! ronl. It I. Morris, J W Wlngarl, Ad
X. Jones, II Kice, M.s.. Kochelle'.J ll.Mo rl
Thlnl Want --M W Iev),..l IIreckn
ndge, J It. Miiiely, T. 11 Wall, li A Mitch
ell, J M Allen, A II IVi.in.l. G Matluws,
Unley Uos, Hiram lmltod'ii.Jake Itablerstou,
W. S Corbett
Konrtii Ward --J r Allen, II C sdim, K.
I. Walker, J t Uutaa, n ess, V.xniilh,
eIderlallde, A Oliver, Jew elte, klnner,
11 II. Lewis, J O. Davidson. Y. Manley
Dyer, Al Tboma, Sherman, W Morris,
I. W" nllth, A C Itrokrm,
A grand Christmas ball will be given on the
night of Urcember 3lri, 14, at the Turners
opera house Ihe music will he fu nil shed by
a full aud amplete orchestra of man) mtisi
clans, consisting or cornts, clarionets, vl
lirs, trombones and contra-bass instruments
'I here will also bean elegant supper prrared
in the room ui.-Ulrs. when all can be . -
I eomniodated daring the evenitg lo not fall
ivue iiianru'iauir v tills ikt.i.iuw ijc.ris
to the ball oue dollar ejb. ltiL F l.lcilsur,,
HoifiiiaslerA -on for a starter will sell yon a
IaUiekid button hor, w,rkel button hole.
solid counters and iuner soles for t 73. "snjij ,
bvallciupelltor.ai Si . Winch tmllding, j
Kill I tint f rulilxT
iioffnis - ifi - A -sou
oods and overshoes at
ned for sale have to ro rejrant
1 hen don't mt-s a chaucr 10 get 1
IteiuemWr HoOma-trr A -on keen all the latent i
styles In ladies ami chlldrer shoes Hand-'
sen ed ami hand-tnrunl gisods in French ami j
her htd on alt la.w the same a you will find
iu any eastern city al hard time pnee W ' .
gnarautee all our px.ts llomim A s-ov. '
iltm-tr jciatn St ,
When von nantagood rating app!. g to '
John fhitt ilt7i-tf.
Kin-niij -s uif nuuius'ur niru s uu i iain -nj-eer , east sue. neivrtB sstru sireei
batton t ij t .:i miju; pUnit Ljl'iiinilmw,Vidiitt.liiuu, Qroo-j
ai.aii iiotxtb -six le -
that finished artist Oetergren, mnst avail Umhi-
selret of the earliest opportunity to call at the
gallery of Baldwin AUstergren as he expects
to Icai e VV lchlu at the and of this month. It
Is nnnecMsary to allnde to bis work or to prise
It u it Is known lar and wide, atandlnr Lwtdc
the best work ot the kind la any f s irt
class galleries la Enrop or America. dlTt-lra
A book on all chronic and local disease of
mates ana remale rre, SwenUell ft Donrlaai
Wichita, Kaa6a. iTi-U
When sou enme to tne city to buy vonrwln
er goods look for the sign "Consignment
lieuse," there wait In aud etehow mnehyna
tarn yrt lur your niooev. Olii-It
What To Buy For Christmas.
Watches We have them in all grades, In gold
end si Her cases, both ladiea and gentlemen
tires, in price from 7 totiOO.
Diamonds We have tbem, in pins, earrings,
i-mi "nj", uougnt uneci irora oral im
porters, and can mate very low prices on
Jewelry We have it, In all designs, brace
let!, pins, eaiTlnns, rings, necklaces, lockets.
bntt ns, studs, Ac, lur. We also have a line
line or elegant silver Jewelry.
silverware We have it, tea sets, water seta,
castors, cake baskets, idckle castors, cream.
sugar and skoo holders knives, forks and
eioons. I.verv thing. In
ornament, made in stiver,
Canes--We have them
heads at various prices.
In fait, lor table use or
In gold and silver
Kaney Goods We have tbem, bropze goods,
bra-a. tables. lamr". mirrors, candle sticks.
bisque ligures, vases opera glasses, fans, cigar
la"", uuu many umerrrucie
We carry the larxent stock of the finest foods.
sell at the lowest prices, and fully cnarantee
any article sold. We onlr ask Inspection of
goods, to s-tlsry buyers of he facts.
how'AKU Vail ft Co., Jewelers.
dIT3-lt 115 Main Street
A RARE CHANCE FOR UND RENTERS.
A gentleman ownla; a section of fine river
bottom la Ml In sedgw let county Irnas, desires
lo lease U In onsrler sections. for linnrovemert
for the term of lire years. He will plsce atij8
iiouse unin eacu qnarier, wim lenclng nillerui
fr a tei-ai-re lusiure lot irorlu'ilirr lurtlcu-
larseuijnlre of J, It. Minium, HaUeld, Ken-
There will be a Hftv dollar meerschaum pipe
raffled off !v W '.. Ilriflmrn, om inlsr cigar
ueaier. in siunia) eveiinj, uecemoersj o
dice will be shakeu, but lile uumoe-s will be
put iu a hrt and a di-lnierested party will
draw tbem bv ch ince The last nnni'oer drawn
will win the pi Ize One bundled chances at S
cents i"r chance. 1.1st or numbers now ready
al Hoffman's, 317 Douglas ureuae, Wichlia,
CHISTMAS READING FREE.
Abeaulirull' illnslrj te.l hristmas aoercan
be ha I by calling at Miller .VLlpi.lt. sliook
The latest novelty In photographs will rnpear.
in lingers" snow case ,0-11101 row mormnj.
hveiyonestioidn look at bose newslvle I'bo.
lographs'or Ibehollidav ,iade in IU.eis'show
case , si
Holers 5s alwava rp lo the irueswiththe
latest notellies in hU line. IJe-hles his 10 w
s'yle of l'lioti graphs, belies jut reeelveil a
line line of the latest style of Imnies lor the
hollida) tr-dc dl73,tf
In llatfleJii's Addition, w!!,
banta Fe lower depot.
u h-lf a mile of
Nearest lo biisinesj
low and easy teims
ceuter of ci'y.
SOME MONEY AND PAPER -
For lots In Hatfield's Ad Ifiion, well and con.
venlently Iocale-1 tf
CALL ON HATFIELD
For nice resi-'enc lois on easv term near
busluess, atollica ojilrt.l.o js.stotl.ee. ul7.:,lf
1 hos. Sihaw A C.).. rie alreadv selling l'i inos
ami organs lor Cinlstnus piesc.ils. UK3,!t
Mr. Mrlean bought one of those siiiniibFni
ersou 1'ianos, and Wlllzrd Joiin-on n Kimball
Orgau ves "tiuyoriliO" s.'aw 4 to, )73,lt
Prof. I'ield, of Topekn. is still in the citv
at the Tremout liou-e. He has heen doing
a good htisiness in his specialties sineo ha'
came to the citv. He will remove two more
tape worms this morning fiom our
citizens. Tiio worms can ho seen at
tho Tremont. He h ts done mo.e
henofit for the afflicted in this citv than any
other traveling 111 10 that ever visited Wich
ita. He will rciinin over Sunday onlv.
IVof. Field's worm powdc-v for woims in
children cut be found as any drag store.
NEW MEAT NARKET
Douglas avenue, cast side, half a hloik
west of Main street. Tho best meats on the
market v ill be fouud here. Give 11s a trial.
lll72-lw "WlIKFLOCKit Co.
On Tuesday evening, December Dtli, the
rink will he especially for married people,';
and on Ttic-day afternoon will be free for
Indies that want to learn the art of skating.
dl"3-lt Ciu'ir.KRs & Andersox.
To Pzonert) Owners.
In order to give i.'.l a chanoe to sccuro the
creat Harden Hand Grenades, I have left a
few dor.cn at Fuller & Vaiolen's drug store,
near Occidental hotel. We do not desire to
force these goods on any one, but
it is important to vou that you
have this cheap Fito Extinguisher
lam more fully convinced of its merits
daily, and as a pro.ection to your family
who h tndlo coal oil and gasoline, it is worth
manv times its cost, as most anv woman or
child can Use them rift dually.
JJespcctfully, Liovii'H. Feuhkll,
d!73-lvv " Mate Agent.
Why arc the tieoplo rushing to Haldwin
& Oslcrgrcn's photograph gallery. Because
their photographs arc tho het and are just
what everjbody wants for the holidays.
Good negatives arc made everyday at
Baldwin ArAotergrens, but incloifdv weath
er the linishlng is lowr. Hcmember this
ond don't delay sitting for jour negatives.
Giving awa) goods at Jones' consignment
house. V e have orders to sell the goods for
something. Now Is your chance while they are
Masons and Plasterers take Notice Great Re
duction. Tho ltogers Coal company until further
nothico will sell :
Pierce Citv Limo at $1.05 per bbl
Michigan Plaster at 40 per bbl'
LouivilIe Cement at 1.75 ner bbl
Wahcd Hair al i'octs per bushel.
Give us a call.
G18 Douglas nv emit- dlG-l-tf
Telephone our order to
Freeman for hack or livery.
Ifjou don't getabargiin It won't be mv
fault. 1 am cotng to sell the g.... VI. I,"
Jones, consignment Inu-e, hagle block. Hong
las avenue. d!72-2t
The laiiisigniueut house of M. G. Jones, on
Dnuglaa avenue, Lagie block, is selling goods
VI peret less Ihan cost
$00,000 to loan on mortgago for one and
two j ears by Kansas. Loan & Investment
Co., Wichita National Bank building.
Blood will tell so will low prices on good
goods which is the cause of our busy and in
creasing trado in Boot and Shoes at the
Bed Front Shoe Store. A- Allen. dl03-tf
tira can liny Just as good goods and SO per
cent cheaper at Jones' consignment house than
an) other place In the Arkansas vallev.
ili:.'-.-t ' '
SoO.OOO to loan on mortgago lor one and
two j cars, hy Kansas Loanfc Investment
Co., Wichita National Bank building. dltStf
No. 8S Douglas avenue is where you
can ret comfortably while waiting for
your pictures. 3j.tf
Price our Boots and Shoes and be con
vinced that wc Lake the cake in selling them
cheaper than any one. A. Allkv. d!03-tf
Go to the
first stairs east
of the New
York tnrn for photosrapha.
Pittsburg coal $o..0 jcr ton, for sale bv
l'ogers Coal Co. "
Buy Pittsburg coal of tho Bogers Coal
Co. for So.fj0 pc-r ton delivered.
The Kogers Coal Co. sell Pcnnsvlvania
anthracite coal at $130 per ton. difVt-tf
Our stock of Kip Veal calf and Calf Boots
is extra large and prices loner than ever! Red
Fri)ntShoe Store. 103-tf
F.normojs redudion in the price ot custom
In order to reduce stock ard make room
for other lines of goods I will make suits to
order at a reduction of twenty-five (25) per
cent. The same splendid fits and thoroughly
first-clas work as before cuaranteed.
I mean business, and the goods will surely
be sold a the above heavr (ono-quartcr) re
dudion. Come early and take advantage of this
remarkable opportunity to get an elegant
suit verr cheap.
inanktng jouior past tavors, 1 am, met
ecuunv, ijorns ttjuvKt,
dl65tf" 317 Douclas avenue 317
tt you want to buy cheap lots la Zliamer
Iy's addition, call on Fred Schather, atdty
clerk's otace d92tf
W ran cava mnnsr tn ari-r ens In revl of
Boot and Shoes br callinc it the Bed Front
Shoe Store and laying in your fall stock.
d 103-tf. J
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$50,000 to loan oa mortgage for one and 1
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" s.r'.b-r .? f, ? InTCStttest J
svsj 11 iciuu .1 kuuuu nun vuiimn.
J. n, McLACGllUV, M D
Krleclle. ilStse and rtildms) 111 NorLh
antj female diseases sjelatty
Will put on our counter 5,000 yards of Black
and; Colored Ribbons, at 5c a yard, worth
5 to 30c.
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M. KOHN & CO.
In ndililion lo the reduction nude in every (k-parlinttil, tlu romainin tock of
several lines of goods havr be n selected, and prices mailc n ijttotcd, for the purpose of
aellinir everv van! and article- this week. I'rudtut btivcrs -liouUI not lorjret tlin fact, that
our stock is ail new, and has l)cn bought during a period of Mii loct prices ever known
In the Dry Goods market, and taken as a whole is owned jirolmbly 25 percent cheaper than
any oilier" like amount of Dry Good In tho city, with the advantage of cv-ry facility lor
doinsr business at its best, it will be stranpe indeed If ws are not able to iulerct tho ino'-t
indifferent purchasers, if they are willing to consult the open "6e-aiuc" lo wealth economy.
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5 1-2 Do Black Jerseys, 05 cents each this -week.
16 1-2 Doe Gent's Scarlet Shine and Drawers. 59 cent-thxs week.
40 Pairs Gray Mixed Blankets, 70 cents-thts week.
O Pieces "White Domet Flannels, 8 1-2 cents-this week.
5 Pieces Heavy Twilled Gray Flannel, 15 cents this week.
13 Dor Heavy Bine Mixed Shirts and Drawers. 33 cent this week.
MERCHANTS ABB ALWATB OVXKLOAOMD WHO DOMT IU, QOOM OKBAP.
i2!li ARE N(M?llfi)ADED
Oar trade demands a larfe stock, and we bare
every day- Honest Goods needs bo baits to sail thes.
Our Cheap Prices Does It !
. We are not compelled to use lottery schemes or patsat THirlst adrer
tisinff to draw custom. Square dealing; and the largest stock of Dry Qeods
in the state are the causes of our great success.
It Pays to
IT IS THE
USTNES & ROSS.
EOCK & WEJXiJlS.
UHIOH HIT MARKET I
kept In a
J. P. ALLEN.
Every Thing Kept In a First-Class
WICHITA. - KANSAS.
GLOBE IRON WORKS.
The new firm or the Clohe Iron Works
will commence manufacturing after Janu
ary 1st. Heavy CatiD( ol all kinds, such
as Caps, Sills," Columns, Ac, for store Ironts,
and nil) have a capacity for casting any
article weighing from 1 to 10.000 p mnils
and at such prices as will compare favorably
with any competition lrom abroad.
BBOAU8E W SELL CHEAP.
Trade at the Horse Shoe.
PEOPLES' SAVINGS BANK
Because you are BIGGER ROUND or have
LONGER LEGS than the wduury mortal we
cant fit jqu7 with clothing.' We make a spec
ialty of extra sizes, and canive you coats up
to 48 breast' nttafliu; and pants 50 waist to 39
We have in stock a fine line of Good Overcoats in
Extra Sizes for pne half what tailors will charge you.
Call, around and see us.
ONE-PRICE CLOTHIERS. HATTERS I FTfRMISHIBS
Tho larjii-st tock In Wlrhtln, rourigucil, (o bo aold at
C?A rare opportunity to get a fine wrap for a little momty.
28 Main St. LARIMER & STINSON.
BOOTS JLliTID SHOES
STOVER AND LIPPITTB.
We propose to give tbe people of Wlcblta and siirroundlnir rnunirr grand btaslt.
In sodolnjr vve bavr placed in our stora a bargain nmnlrr. wblch will be Blled "lib
goods wild prices attached, that will mII tbem. l'artlrs wsutluj ! buy at a swttplng
rnlurtlon will eon-til their own llteretts by calling; on us before rosklng pnrcbaMs.
Kemtttibi.T that Iiendquarten for Boots and Sli- l at
.1. II. SlrV old ataud. STOVER LTPPITT'S.
"- BOYS and
Still countinue, they arc taking the lead in
fine goods and low prices. An immense
stock to elect from. All new and fresh
422 Douglas Avenue.
N. B. 300 Pair Children's Knee Panti. Go at 75c.
ONE PRICE TO at.t.
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