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Our September Bargains
BUNNELL I MOREHOUSE,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents.
A., T. & S. F. E. B. LA3SDS.
Bargains in city and county property. Our insurance companies are as
follows: ytna, Liverpool, London, Globe, German-American, Insurance Com
pany of North America, Hartford, Phoenix, of Hartford; Home, of New York;
New York U nderwrhers.
BILL NYE GIVES A SKETCH OF
THE CONQUEROR'S CAREER.
A Wonderful Example of a Sclf-3Iado
Man Born in Hamble Life, lie Con
quer Faroo and Fortune in reru H1
Perhaps tho history of the -western hemi
sphere has never furnished a more wonderful
example of the self-made man than may bo
found in the person of Francisco Pizarro, a
gentleman who came to America about 1510,
.intending to grow up with the country.
Mr. Pizarro was born at Truxillo, Spain,
about 1471. His father was a Spanish colonel
of foot, and his mother was a peasant girL
Her name was Estramadura. This was her
maiden name. It was a name which seemed
to harmonize well with her rich, pickled-olho
complexion and so she retained it all her life.
Her son did not have many early advantages,
for ho was neglected by his mother and al
lowed to grow up a swineherd, and it is even
said that ho was suckled by swine in his in
fancy while his giddy mother joined in tho
mr.d whirl at the skating rink. Wo can hardly
Imagine anything more pitiable than the con
dition of a little child left to rustle for nourish
ment among the black and Ian hogs of Spain,
while his father played old sledgo on tho
frontier in the regular army and his mother
wrote her cigar box namo in tho atmosphere
at the link.
CONQUEST OF PERU.
Poor little Pizarro had none of tho modern
advantages, therefore, and his education was
extremely crude. The historian says that ho
grew up a bold, ignorant, and brutal man.
He came to i hat was then called Spanish
America at tho age of 39 j-ears, and assisted
ilr. Balboa in discovering the Pacific ocean.
Having heard of the existence of Peru with
all its wealth, Pizarro secured a band of self
made men like himself and lit out for that
province for the purpose of conquering it, if
he liked it, and bringing home some solid sil
ver teapots and gold-lined card receivers.
Ho was engaged in gathering this line of
goods and working them off on the pawn
broker for twenty-ono years, during which
time he did not get killed, but continued to
enjoy a reasonable degree of health and
Although Peru at that time was quite
densely populated with an industrious and
wealthy class of natives, Pizarro subdued her
with 110 foot soldiers armed with old
fashioned muskets that had these full-blown
barrels, with muzzles on them like the busi
ness end of a tuba horn, sixty-seven mounted
men, and two toy cannons loaded with carpet
tacks. "With no education, and, what was
still harder to bear, the inn6r consciousness
that his parents were plain, common, every
day people whoso position in lifo would not
advance him in tho estimation of the Peru
vians, he battled on. His efforts were
crowned with success insomuch that at tho
close of tho year 1532 peace was declared
and he could breathe the free air once more
without fear of getting a bronze arrowhead
mixed up with his kidneys when his back
was turned. "For tho first time in two years,"
eavs tho historian, ''Pizarro was able to tako
ofihis tin helmet and his sheet-iron corset at
night when ho lay down to rest, or, undis
mayed to go forth bareheaded and wearing
only his crinkled seersucker coat and a pair of
sandals at the twilight hour and till midnight
wander alone amid the famous guano
groves of Peru.
I.V AFTER YE AIIS.
Such is the history of a man who never
even knew how to write his own name. Ho
won fame for himself and great wealth with
out an education or a long, dark-blue lineage.
So Pizarro could not brag on his blood and
his education was not classical. He could
not write his namo, though he tried faith
fully for many years. Day after day during
the campaign, and late into tho night, when
the yaller dogs of Luna came forth with
their Peruvian bark, ho would get his orderly
sergeant to set him tho copy, men I'izarro
would bring out his writing material and his
tongue and try to write, but ho never could
doit, nis was not a studious mind. It was
more on the knock-dowii-and-drag-out order.
Pizarro was made a marquis in after years.
Ho was also made a corpse. Ho acquired the
latter position toward tho close of his life.
He, at one time, married tho inca's daughter
and founded a long line of grandees, mar
quises and macaroni sculptors, whose names
may be found on the covers of imported
cigar boxes and the topmost tier of the
wrought iron resorts in our best penitenti
aries. Pizarro lived a very busy lifo during tho
conquest, some days killing as many as
H'venty and eighty Peruvians between sun
and sun. But deatkat last crooked his fin
ger at the marquis and ho slept. We all brag
and blow our horn here for a few brief
vcars, it is true, but when tho grim reajwr
with his new and automatic twine binder
como along he gathers us in; the weak and
t lie strong, the ignorant and the educated,
the plain and tho beautiful, the young and
the old, those who have just sniffed tho
sweet and dew-laden air ot lite s morning aim
thoao who are footsore and weary and wait
ing all alike must bow low to the sickle that
goes on cutting closer and closer to us even
Had Pizarro thought more about this mat
ter ho would have been ahead to-day. Bill
Xye in Chicago News.
Unique Trip In Gould's Yacht.
Millionaire lluell Sage the other day ended
his dailv yachting trips up tho Hudson with
his friend, millionaire Jay Gould, and went
to Saratoga. One evening, hist week ilr. '
Sage and Air. Gould took a trip on tho flying i
Atalantn that was a little unique in its way. I
How they sailed or where they sailed is not j
of consequence, but it was who sailed with j
them and how they entertained there lies
tho interesting feature of the excursion. A
dozen boys and a dozen girls, such were tha j
quests tiny tots in their first pantaloons, I
lasses not vet old enough to worry over bcaus.
Mrs. Gould planned the excursion, and tho
little ones whom sho treated nre the children
of neighbors round about Irvington. "It was
n jolly, jolly tune." That is tho way that
Ilussell Sage describes the trip. What a pic
ture on the Atlanta's deck for folks to look
upon who lwlieve that the powerful men of
Wall street never daro be unmindful of the
grinding cares and anxieties of business. Rus
sell Sago with teasing triplets in his arms!
Think of it! Jay Gould playing puss in the
corner with romping little ones! Imagine it!
Sa-e and Goidd sending their own shouts of
laughter over tho Hudson in chorus with tho
gleeful cries of a score and more of enthu
siastic children! Conceivo it, ye who can.
"Halston" in Sew York Times.
Bo ashamed to die until you have achieved
boiuo victory for humanity. Horace Mann.
Coal in tho lMttsburg ltcgion.
Professor Lesley, of tho Pennsylvania geo
logical survev, estimates the amount of coal
in tho Pittsburg region as 30,000,000,000 tons.
About 11,000,000 tons aro now taken annually
from its bed, of which two-thirds are bitu
minous coal and one-third anthracite. Pro
fessor Lesley believes that the oil and gas
supply will practically cease ten or twenty
yearshence. To which The Journal of Light,
Heat and Power says: 'Let it cease. If the
gas supply of nature holds out at a fair rate
for ten years, there will bo a dozen different
methods of making as good a gas just about
as cheap on the spot as tho natural gas can bo
piped for, and, if preferable to pipe the nevr
gases from place to place, ih cost will not
bo much. A sudden stoppage of the natural
gas supply will not banish the general use ot
fuel fas." Frank Leslie's.
Goods Arriving Daily
Our "buyers liave
"been Bast for past 30
days picking up bar
gains in all depart
ments which will te
Watch for the
Boston :-: Store S Sales
All Summer Goods MUST GO as
we need the room.
Our 10 and 121-2 eent Lawns
for 5 eents.
White Goods in Proportion.
WALLENSTEIN & COHN,
Tireless and Restless Workers for Trade.
Boots,Shoes ani Slippers
Will be equal to those of our Great Sacrifice Sale.
"We are receiving
l. s. woodcock.
B. S. GARRI30X,
E. A. DOKSKT.
WOODCOCK, DORSET & CO.,
NEW -:- GOODS
Watcli this Column for Special
C. B. LEWIS & CO.,
110 Main Street.
ONE PRICE CASH ON DELIVERY BOOT and SHOt HOUSE.
RE M ABSTRACTS & IMS
Office, Dorsey Building, Opposite Court House,
M. A. McKENZIE & CO.,
Of cases of New Clothing, Hats and Fur
nishings every day in the week. We have
bargains in odd suits and boys and children's
clothing. Come and see us.
Temporary Quarters 216 Douglas Avenue.
N. B. Received twelve cases of Stylish Stiff Hats at $1 each
Regular price everywhere double that amount.
Improved and Unimproved City Property
on the best improved streets in the city.
Lots on the inside on street car lines and in
outside additions. Suburban lots on the east
side in Maple Grove addition.
Business lots and business blocks for sale
at special bargains. Several fine tracts near
the city for sub-dividing and plating.
Improved farms and grass lands in all
parts of the county; also ranches in this and
All parties wishing to buy would do well
to call and examine my list before buying
W. A. THOMAS,
The Oldest Real Estate Agency in Wichita.
Repairing. RcpalntliiR nivt Trimmln;
irompiiy .uiemiiii 10.
City Trade Solicited anil Satisfaction
- ' r-'iyE'tfaTiiiTTr -
C. A. STAFFORD.
T V CI.KOO
STAFFORD & CLEGG,
Real Estate and Loan Agents
Office south side Douglas ave, 2d stairway w of Lawrence.
H. W. BUNDLE,
FUENEAL -:- DIRECTOR,
Anil Uraler In
Wood, Cloth and Metalic Burial Cases
CASKETS, ROBES, GLOVES, CRAPE, ETC.
Ha e two fine hearts. A private telephone direct to Wichita Ccnietry- Offlcc aiw uj oj-n ou DoukU
n ?nue, Wichita, Kansas. Prompt attention to orders by Telegraph.
II - Veritable - Gold -
For the next Two Weeks will place such a Low Figure on
Summer :: Goods.
That every Customer taking advantage of this Sale
Will Speak of
For Many Days to Come,
FOB TRADE ! !
1,500 shares of the capital stock of the
"Hrfisrant Mininer Co.." of Alturas county,
Arrizona; 1,800 shares of the capital stock
Co.," of Pinal county, Arizona, for Wichita
city or Sedgwick county property. Both are
paying mines and will hear the closest inspec
tion. Address "MINING,"
d9MW Kingman, Kan.
ICE ! ICE ! ICE !
DEPOT and OFFICE 124 WEST DOUGLAS AVE.
ICE Always on Hand at Depot.
rclers for Shipment and City Delivery
Promptly Attended to.
Telephone No. 128. S0HN & WILKIN.
BUY LOTS IN
:r -:- & -:- Hers -:-
These Lots are close to the City Limits, and are lying between Central vc
and Second Street, east of tovn. I hese lots are for sale on cheap
and easy terms. No college, Union depot or machine shops
are to be built on them. For terms apply at
BUTLER & FISHERS HARDWARE STC RE
110 iOUf;LAS AVE.
NOT AN OUNCE OF
SUMMER .-. GOODS
City Shoe Store
MUST BE LEFT.
I need all the room I can get for
Fail Goods and Novelties for Fair Week,
Which I purchased while in New York and which are
arriving daily by the car load.
10 DOUGLAS AVEMTJE.
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BOOTS AND SHOES
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NEXT DOOH TO GANDOLFO'S RESTAURANT.
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Stock all New-Pjrchased Direct! v from the Best Eastern
Manufactories for Spot Cash, and marked at
UNHEARD -:- OF -:- LOW -:- PRICES.
COME AND SEE US.
Woodworth & Stearns,
156 North Main Street -
DEAN 1 MAXW LL,
Real Estate Dealers.
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DEAN b. MAXWELL
OKFIC2-KOOJI EAGLE IliICK. . .
Trst ttalrway a.t or Wlcaiu ?.aliuit JacJc
125 West Douglas Avenue.