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M. U. MURDOCH, Editor.
SUNDAY MORNING. JULY 18.
Gov. Martin has gon caBt to attend
the mectiug of the board of the
national soldiers home. Ho will be
absent two weeks.
Tho steamer Kansas Miller" made
the trip from Arkansas City to Fort
Smith. Her cargo consisted of 200.000
pounds of Kansas flour. Of this 100,
000 was disposed of in the Indian Ter
ritory. Dry and hot as it is and as it has
been for some time in Kansas the peo
ple of the state hare cause to be grate
ful that is as well with us os it is-There-is
scarcely a state or section but
has suffered far worse.
The National Teacher's Association
closed its meeting at Topeka Friday
night and the members and visitors
who had not left previously hastily
packed their grips and departed.
The meeting was a big thing, too big
for Toneka by odds ; she wasn't equal
to the occasion.
Is it not about time that congress
take some action to prevent tho land
ing in this country of foreign converts
to the polygamous doctrines of Mor
monism. We arc continually making
war on polygamy in Utah, yet we per
mit recruits to como from other
lands. Tho same query may also be
asked in reference to the immigration
of anarchists who are doing as much
harm to society as Mormons, though
in a different wav.
John Roach, the great American
ship builder, is reported dying, more
from mental than physical infirmity.
What wonder is it, after tho unprece
dented and uncalled for persecution
he has suffered at the hands of the
prcsont administration. By the cruel,
not to say tyrauical, order of tho dude
who 6its at the head of tho navy de
partment his magii5ccut ship build
ing interest was closed, which resulted
in his financial ruin. It is said his
broken fortune is his constant theme.
In answer to a question from the
governor touching the eligibility of
women to the office of justice of the
peace. Attorney General Bradford
says they arc, under the fourteenth
amendment to the national constitu
tion. If eligible to political office why
snouia tticy not no also to exercise
the right of suffrage? Will General
Bradford tell us,? Not that we are
woman's suffragists, but wo would
like to know tho grounds of the in
consistency in practice in this matter.
The New York Herald expresses the'
fear that thirsty souls in Georgia,
Rhode I-laud, Iowa and other states,
who are chafing under the restrains of
prohibition, will hail with unholy gleo
the new postal regulation which per
mits of the fending of properly pack
ed liquids through the mails. A great
many black bottles may fiud their way
into otherwise totally abstinence 6ct
lemcuts through the inconvenient
medium of Undo Sam's pouches.
This regulation will produce glee in
the souls of many a good Democract
in lOther prohibition localities than
What does that great railroad prog
nosticator, the Wichita Eaolk, think
of the D. ,M. &A. now? Has it the
infamous gall to assert that the road
is still on paper? Yes, it certaiuly has.
The Eagle has made many very bit
ter enemies over its cour-c in regard
to this road. Norwich News.
The above is the thiucst sort of flap
doodle. Years ago whn the D. M. &
A. was struggling and worrying for
existence the Eagle did crack au oc
casional joke at it, but never out
raged it. Fact is in all probability it
never would have been built had not
tho Missouri Pacific system, the south
western headquarters for which is
located at Wichita, taken hold of it
and put it through.
The hot weather seems to be having
tho effect of stirring up bile and
bringing bad blood to the surface all
around. A few days ago a periodic
outbreak occurred in famous Rowan
couuty, Ky., and military interfer
ence had lo bo employed beforo order
and quiet could be restored. But the
latest demonstration of tho effects of
the super-heated atmosphere upon the
beligcrant propensities of man was
shown in the halls of congress Friday.
A spat between Representatives Cobb
and Laird culminated iu a fisticuff be
tween them, tho details of v hich were
given in jesterday morning's dis
patches. Both of theso gentlemen are
reprcscnicu to be hue specimens of
physical development, and but for the
interference of mutual friends, the
capitol habitues might have witnessed
a mill after tho Sullivau-Kyau fashion.
We mention this occurrence to show
that tho country ib recovering from
tho regime of southern chivalry which
for mauy years enforced the code
duello as tho mode of settling personal
differences growing out of a cla-h iu
debate, or otherwise, between honor
able reresentatires. To take a dis-
pasGioneu view such outbursts of
passion are not creditable to the diplo
macy or statesmanship ofleaders, nor
to the manhood of any, however
strong tho promptings of nature
to resent a personal aflront. The
simple denunciation of "liar," or kin
dred epithet, does not prove any
thing, except a lack of civility on the
part of tho pereon using the same,
anymore than the resentment of such
by a blow or a report to the uso of
aeauiy weapons disproves it. The
more philosophic aud truly courag
ous way to meet such denunciation is
to demand the proof of the assertion
and if It is not forthcoming leave the
accuser to staud self-accused as he must
and will in tho eyes of fair minded
people. This will prove severer and
more effective punishment, if the as
sailant is worthy of consideration,
than to perforate his hide with pistol
shots or pummel his noso with a
clinched fist. We kuow it is a diffi
cult matter to restrain the natural in
. atincU that swell up at times, and if
they must have vent in physical ac
tios, employ natures weapons like tho
doughty combatants last above named J
mkJ while you may find in the sequel
' flsuue to regret your lack of discretion,
ye will at least savo yourself from
the possible mortification for life of
having the stain of a fellow-beings
Wood upon your hands, Pistols and
bowie-k.. yes are relics of barbarism
-Slvttiait civilization should, if It could, rid
We are in receipt of the report of
the Professor of Agriculture of the
State Agriculture College. It covers
experimental work at that institution
and is of great interest to agricultural
ists. It can be had free by addressing
E. M., Snelton Manhattan.
Tho Albany Times, in a sketch of
tho new capitol at Albany, says: Ilero
plotted Shauahan and Cleveland to
employ 500 extra men on the canals in
October, 1884, and here were other
plotting?, any one of which not car
ried out must have left unturned the
COO votes in this state that gave Cleve
land the presidency.
ANOTHER RAILROAD FOR ATTICA
To the Editor or the Drily Eazle:
Yesterday petitions were circulated
iu this, Ruulla, township for an elec
tion to vote bonds in aid of the St.
Louis, Kansas & Northwestern railway
which is to build from a junction with
the Border road at Anthony to
Attica and from here in a nonhwest
crnly direction to the west line of the
state. The petitions were signed by
ueariy four-fifths of the resident tax
payers, and the commissioners will
order an election at their meeting to
day. The road is to be built and oper
ated to this place within one year from
date of election. The bonds will carry
by a large vote. The amount asked is
$24,000. This insures the future pros
perity of Attica and Harper county.
Already a change is noticeable on our
streets. Those who were wanting to
sell are withdrawing their property
from tho market and contemplating
improvements. Several brick build
ings are goiug np, and others arc in
contemplation. The United Bretheru
will soon erect a largo and commodi
ous brick church, and the Presbyte
rians arc endeavoring to follow the
Will Wichita improve her opportu
nity and endeavor to get some direct
railroad connection with this point
and Kiowa? Why not? Your mer
chants want the wholesale trade of
thi section. What will they do to
get it? "To help yourself, help your
neighbor," is a pretty good maxim
for towns as well as for individuals,
and we believe Wichita will act wisely
and help persnado the Santa Fe to
straightcu its line from there to
Crops of all kinds are fine, but will
suffer materially unless rain comes
soon. The "hot wave" yesterday
was a severe call for tho corn.
Our people have anxiously watched
tke signal flags on the new Peoples'
Bank building for sometime and have
tried hard to discover some relation
between the weather signals and the
Yesterday our enterprising mer
chant and fellow-citizen, D. J. G.
Wilson, hoisted a black flag over his
store. He was waited upon at once
by an emissary of the weather clerk
to know what such a flag meant in
time of peace. The doctor was frauk
to admit that he didn't know what
"black stands for," but he did not be
lieve his signal would mia the state of
the weather any further than that
"local rain or snow" sign of the
weather department. As a compro
mise both flags are stiil afloat to-day,
one telling of "local rains or snows,"
the other saying, "I don't know." In
deed, it is very refreshing1 when you
feel these hot waves sapping jour
vitality, to look up to Hazcn's weather
signal and seo his prediction of
"snow." What was it Shakespeare
said about soothing the craviugs of
hunger '-with bare imagination of a
feast." Yours for a few flakes,
To the Eiltorof the Eatfe:
July 16. The general verdict is
that i he corn crop will be a failure
unless we get rain this week.
A. II. Carpenter, editor-in-chief of
the News, is visiting friends , in
Mr. Fred Teacock and mother, of
Wichita, accompanied by Dr. II. Mor
ris, of West Walworth, New York,
made our city a short visit last week.
Lawyers C. Reed, of Wichita, aud
S. J. Taylor, of Sedgwick City, were
hero on legal business Wednesday;
Georgo Washington Calhoun Jones
was also here the same day interview
ing tho boys in regard to tho county
attorneyship. It would be a great
favor if the candidates, instead of
coming one at a time, would all come
at once. Let them appoint a day aud
wo will suspend business aud give
them tho whole of our time.
D. Beach aud family have moved to
Wichita. Dwight is agcut for that
almost priceless commodity Wichita
Mr. Eby has built a substantial ad
dition to his store building.
Uucle John Carpenter will visit Cal
ifornia during tho encampment.
L Pleasants, our popular corn
buyer, will start this week ou a trip
to his old home iu Illinois.
The school board expect from this
time on to be spared further annoy
ance from applicants for positions as
teachers. They have engaged as
principal. J. R. Baldwin, of Daven
port, Iowa, and Harry Hutchison and
Miss Suo N. Weaver, as assistants.
Mr. Baldwin is au old high school
teacher and come to us highly recom
mended. AH are acquainted with Mr.
Hutchison and Miss Weaver and know
them to bo qualified and efficient
Our Sedgwick friends are. very ac
tive in their opposition to the Mid
land railroad. So far they havo ouly
ono or two dcsciples In this city, most
of our people being far-sighted enough
to sec and wise enough to work for
their own interests, knowing that our
city will be materially benefitted by
the advent of this line of railroad.
There is at present no doubt but
that the bonds will carry in our town-1
CONCERNING THE WEATHER.
From the Atchison Champion.
It is a dry and dusty time. The up
per crust of tho earth is a fine powder,
and between it and the wan ashen sky
floats a fine haze of dust; the sun in his
course seems to kick up a dust, and
the moon shows a dirty face. In the
morning the lower air is dim with
something like a fog, hut it is not, it is
only the dust rising to commence work
for the day. Withal, it is hot. not as
hot as has Decn known, but just hot
enough to make the com curl np and
droop, just like the farmer's expecta
tions. It is & dry, gray and solemn
time. Still the Kansas man notes that
the banner of the ranflower k still ex
altediagoldea glory. It 1oob above
the browning grass and the ragged,
dusty and vagrant looking weeds in
gorgeous hopefulness, and turns its
unblenching eyo to the snn in defiance.
While the sunflower holds out the Kan
sas man may imitate its example, lie
may hope that tho thin, white and
ghostly clouds that steal up cautiously
above the horizon and then go back in
the face of the intolerant sun, may yet
effect what is called iu political con
ventions a "combination'' and "down"
the drouth. Then there is a jjrim sat
isfaction in kuowing it is hotter, dus
tier, dryer, elsewhere. The Kansas
tourists who went to Colorado are be
ing driven back from the state of the
stunted pines, and laya rocks to which
their volcanic temperature seems to
have returned. Up in cool Minnesota
the people are down cellar silting on
chunks of ice to keep alive, while the
sun is settiug fire to the roof above
them. Kansas is somewhat hoi, but
yet when it comes to the best climate-of-all
work you will find the genuine
has "Kansas" blown in the bottle.
To the EUItor Dally Easle:
"We, that is "our town," never have
anything but victories to relate. Last
Friday our base-ball club went to Col
wichaud did the Colwich Reds up
ia good shape again, although not as
bad as before, the score standing 15 to
13 iu favor of Audale.
Tho day following the Colwich
Reds went to Sedgwick and beat them
easily, 2 to 1..
We noticed an article In the Daily
Eagle from Sedgwick, which misrep
resents the game. Item Chaser says
that Colwich did not challenge Sedg
wick 'till Friday night preceding the
game. This is false, as we kuow to
our certain knowledgo that Colwich
scut the challenge Monday, by letter,
beforo the gamo was played Saturday,
so that they had at least five days in
which to gather up their players.
The Andales Eagles go to Hutchison
next Tuesday, to play them for $50 a
side. The game will be played at the
lair grounds and quite an interesting
time is anticipated by the boys.
Our gun club are talking at present
of sending a team of four to the Wich
ita shooting tournament. They do
not, however, have much hope of win
ning very mauy stakes.
The lumber for the church has been
bought of C. S. Watson manager of
Oliver Brother's yard at this point
and Mr. D. C. Harper has tho contract
for the carpenter work.
Miss Anua Springer, of Parsons,
Kansas, a niece of Messrs. G. W. and
W. W. Anderson, is visiting them at
Miss Hattio Loft, of Illonois, who
has been visiting her 6istcrs here, re
turned last Wednesday.
P. Gorges is 60on to commence the
erection of a haudome dwelling.
Messrs. T. II. Cornwall, M. D., and
W.M. Audcison are forming a part
nership to embark into tho drug busi
ness. Miss Mary Harrover has added to
her Milinerj" builuesa, musical instru
ments. Anybody wishing anything iu
that line would do well to give her a
call, as she cau get you anything she
has not got. More again.
ANJf I. HlLATOK.
Fcnlea for Sale.
Indian ponies, all gentle, 500 head, all
colors. Prices from $20 to $60, at tho
Wichita Iloreo tad Mulo Market. dOG-tf
Kicbardson, Simon & Co. have just re
ceived direct from New Orleans a car-load
of fancy Lemon;, tho finest that were ever
oOercd in this market. d?,0tf.
Cox & Stanley have somo rare bargains
in resident and business property in this
city. For the proof call at their offloe, 230
Main street. dl23-tf
Money can bo had of tho Davidson Loan
company on long time and at lowest rates of
interest. Ulnco in Uiuzens oaak, Wichita,
Wo havo just received tho best "odorless
excavator" in tho state, and are now pre
pared to clean vaults, cess pools, eta, re
move djad animals, and everything per
taining to a first-class scavenger business
Parties needing their sprine; work done can
drop a postal to Burton & Foster, Box 179
City. Telephone No. 9. dl30-tf
If you havo cood, dccirablo business or
residence property for sale, and want bis
prices for it, call on Cox tfe-Stanley, and put
it on their books. Office No. 236 North
Main street, Wichita, Kan. 134-tf
Tho Kansas Wholesale Furniture Co.,
has just received a car of carpets which will
be put on the market at greatly reduced
prices. Examine their stock. d!21-tf
To thoso wishing to dispose of city prop
erty at reasonable price on double quick
leave your list with Cox & Stanley while the
boom is raging. 236 Main street. dl62-tf.
Miss Robert Vawter,
Teacher of the Science and Art of Elocution;
principles, nt Imitations; t boron ih drill: re
fers, hy crmieslun: Iiev, .T. I) Hewitt. Chas.
.Villus, rector St. Joh 's Itev.W B Uenryx.
Dox law, or call at 1M North Main at, upstairs.
M. J. Parrott,
Practical rajier-bangers-nd Decorator, at Hyde
A Uumble's. d6e-Jm
OrriCE o Cojinnoi.LEn or the (.CHBEt ct.
AMlIGTOV,JnIf I:, lt
b'r, Mtisfactorr notice has been trans
mitted tt the Oimptrollrrof the Currency that
the capital stock or the Kansas National llank
of Wichita, Wichita, Kansa, ban Iwra Increas
ed in the stun of Fitly Thousand Dollars (M.
(). in accordance with the law and provtsloai
of the act of Jly 1, ls, and that the whole
amonntof nch increa-t has been paid In, and
that the paid np capital stock of said bank now
amounts to the mm of One Ilsndrrd Thousand
Dollars (tlOd.OOu) .
Sow It is herebrcertlfled. that the capital
stock of the Kansas National Dank ol Wichlla,
Wichita, haneaa, aroretaid, has beea ln-reas d
as afiresaid In the sum of I'lty Thuuond Dol
lar ($M,(h); that stldlncrea.e of capital hut
been pnid into said ba kasaartof the capi
tal ftoci thereof t and tsat said Increase of ud.
ital is appruTed by the Comptroller of the Cur
t , In witness whereof, I hereunto afllx
I -lit.. J my official signature and seal of office.
' ' W. h TKENHOLM,
a51iictox, June S), 1:0.
Vberea. Hy satisfactory evidence pre-
semeu to ine unuerMcnea, u cas Dcen made
to appear that Stale National Hank of V Ich-
ita, in the cltv of ichiu, in the county of
eugtrick, and Male of Kansas, has comrrfi
with alt tha Tirol ffnnof thftf ni!A rtfth
United staic, required to be complied
with before an association shall be author
ized to commence the buines of banking.
Now, therefore, I, William L. Tr"hoIm.
comptroller of currencr. do herrby certify
that Slate National Hank of Wichita, in the
city of WicSita, In the county of Sedgwick,
and state of Kansas 1 authorized to com
mence the bu'inet or banking, as provided
in section fifty-one hundred and sixtr-nina
of the revied statute of the United States.
In testimony whereof, witness my hand
!. . , and seal or office, this 23th tlav
seal, f . of June, 1S6.
' AV. L. Trexhouc,
Comptroller of the CurreocT.
Xo. 3,521. M0t
CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC,
Comer of Emporia trace aad William ttrtct
toolh of Doof la aTMW.
F. W. SWAB!--
successor to F. STACKMAN.)
im: :e :r, c ih: .a. itsr t tailobi
Keeps on hand fine goods of the latest styles. The largest stock in the
city. Satisfaction guaranteed. No trouble to show goods. Call and sec mi
IF. "W- SWAB.
CABKETS, EOBES, GLOVES. CK-A-IFE, ETC.
Have two One bearsre. A private telephone direct to Wichita Cemetery. Office always opes
99 Douglas Avenue. Wichita Kansas. t& Prompt attention to Ordert by Ttltfrep a.
And everybody is
We Predict the
Ever witnessed in the state. It will posi
tively make you FEEL COOL to see how
all Summer Goods will be slaughtered.
VALUE NO OBJECT.
Take advantage of this sale.
THE v ENTEEPEISE,
Fancy Goods Store,
109 DOUGLAS AVENUE.
DET GOODS at COST
Having decided to retire from business, I offer at cost whole
sale or retail my entire stock of
New Dry G- oods, No tions, etc
Or will trade same for City Property or pood farming lands ;
will offer special inducements to any person wiehinsr to encase in
business, with lease on the best
The Oldest and Largest House in the City
Aidrich & Brown,
Wholesale and Retail Druggists.
Sursrical Instruments, Druggists Sundries, Fancy Goods, Etc.
In onr Prescription Departmemt None but the Purest
Drugs, Finest Chemicals and Most Experi
enced Clerks are Employed.
Orders by Mail Solicited.
Nos. 138 and 140 Main Street - Wichita Kansas
J. &. HOLUDAT.
J. R. KOLLIDAY & CO,
Sncerssors to XAJOB A HOLUDAT. Dealers la
STAPLE & FANCY GROCERIES,
No. 227 East Douglas
S. D. PALLETT,
N0STHEKN AND S0UTHEBN PISE L TIM BEE
Lathy-Shingles, Sash, Doors Sc Blinds.
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is it ?
IS IT ?
First Door Kortb of Court? Bnildlcg
H. W. KENDLE,
And Dealer in
WOOD, CLOTH, ASD METALLIC BURIAL CASES
wishing for rain.
store in the city.
CTOIHUST O. AT.T.E8IT.
GLOBE IRON W0RK&
FoBitfer ud Machiiists
Steam Engines and Boiler?
Iron and Rrata Casting sniralley and Sea -lnc
lions castlnc In any deslcs to or.l-r.
Acent for the Itlakslee A leaa steam paiara.
Allaindsof reparina; done on short notice and
-eV- !FX.A.aO-. PBOP'R.
Avenue, WICHITA, KAN.
We place on sale 500 pair Ladies Curacoa Kid
Button Boots at SI per pair,
Equal to any $2.00 Boot in the market, at the
GREAT SACRIFICE SALE
Of Boots, Shoes and Slippers at
J. M. ALLEN & CO.,
SDCCESSOKS TO ALLEN & TUCKEK,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
100 Dozen. 100 Dozen.
KeclLicecl to 50 Cents.
Former Price $1, $1 50
Manhattan Clothing- Co.,
Herman & Hess, Proprietors,
326 Douglas Avenue.
FARM LOANS. CHATTEL LOANS.
BEST BATES AND PROMPT ATTENTION.
ODO NOT PAIL TO C-A-T.Ij -A-IETX) SEE 2JLE.
Office in Eagle Block, - WICHITA, KANSAS.
D. W. McCALLA. 8.S.MIU.KK.
McCAT.T.A & MILLER,
Brokers in REAL ESTATE,
Do a General Business in City, Farm, Frontier and Foreign Properties.
Sales effected, exchanges mule. Addition, bandied, Capital placed upon advnt?tou
term, and Loans negotiated on all approved Heal hMkte necurltlt..
A large llt of -aried propertlen constantly carried on our bool. and all cli-". of cus
tomers can be accomodated. Special attention git en to tte Uargalnr Ii. tbe market.
Conveyance at all times ready and free to customer.. Corropondence tolidted.
KOOM 4 OVEK HYDE'S BOOK STORE, " 114 JIAIK STREET, WICHITA, KAN.
City Property, Chattel Mortgages,
AND PERSONAL SECURITY.
LOWEST I5-A.TES. NO IDEHLA-ITS.
DEPOT AND OFFICE, - 124 WEST DOUGLAS AVENUE.
Ice always on hand at depot.
Orders for Shipment and C!ty Delivery
Promptly attended to. Telepnone No. 128.
SOHN & WILKIN.
Do a General Real
Business. Offer Special Bargains in
Lands and City Property, im
proved and unimproved.
We take pleasure in showing our Property free
Large list of Lands to exchange for city property and
Stocks of Goods. Loans negotiated and taws
No. 207 JL Douflsa lAymam
C. E. LEWIS & CO.,
N. MAIN STREET. WICHITA.
BUNNELL & CO.
Estate and Exchange
am offering some spe
cial bargains in Business
Property, Residence Prop
erty, Manufacturing Sites,
Vacant Lots inside, Vacant
Lots outside, Acres for Sub
dividing, Acres for Garden
ing Purposes, , .
Small Farms near the O ity
large tracts in the
Merchandise and Chattels.
Livery Stock in Cleve- i
Abstracts farnshed free of Charge.
Loans and Insurance Current Rates
N, F, IDEUER
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