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gfce HKiCbtta fails gittjte : SfwdaB PtoKttfoifl; September 17, 1886,1 1
Dreamer, say, will you dream for iao
A wild, sweet dream of a foreign land,
Whoso bonier sips of a foaming sea
With lips of coral and silver sand;
Where warm winds loll on the shady .deeps,
Or lave themselves in the tearful mist
The great wild wave of the breaker weeps
O'er crags of opal and amethyst?
Dreamer, say, will you dream a dream
Of trophic shades In a laud of shine,
Where the lily leans o'er an amber stream
That flows like a rill of wasted wine,
Where the palm trees lift their shields of green
Against the shafts of the Indian sun,
Whose splintered vengeance falls between
The reeds below where the waters run?
Dreamer, say, will you dream of love
That lives in a land of sweet perfume.
Where stars drip down from the skies above .
In molten spatters of bud and bloom;
Where never the weary eyes arc wet,
And never a sob in the balmy air.
And only the laugh of the paroquet
To break the sleep of the silence there?
James Whitcomb Rilcr.
WHICH SEEM TO SHOW THAT ANI
MALS ARE SUPERSTITIOUS.
ss. u:ii3 : ijv a tutu trduoi imilj vjl rierRit
Lis p nnissipn, and upon my declaring that I
bad not, he ordered mo to como to the stable
and seo whether I had or not I hastily
dressed, and found upon entering the stable a
gray colt in the stall where I had placed
Kitty the night before. I was dumbfounded,
and, on proceeding to examine the strange
animal, found that when I mentioned the
name of Kitty that it whinnied and laid its
head on my shoulder just as Kitty had alway3
done whenever I spoke to her in that way.
Further investigation showed that it was in
reality Kitty, but that every alternate hair
in her jet black coat had turned white during
the night. You may or mav not oeuevo me
story, but I know that it is true." Cor. Iew
York World. .
" THE CARGADORES.
AN INTERESTING CLASS OF PEOPLE
IN OUR SISTER REPUBLIC.
Tho Dog and tlio Doll A Demoralized
Pussy Gcttiajr Ahead of an Unruly
rig TIze Tonus -lain and tins C.liost.
A Stra!i;;o Tale.
It is net unusual for the Scottish shepherd
to gravely say, when his sheep carefully
avoid some particular locality, that Hbcy
must ha"o seen a ggast there," and he will as
sure you that there are "auld kirks and brigs
and ithcr uncanny places which all the dougs
in Scotland could na get his sheep to gang
by. But tho doug will sometimes seo tho
gcist, loo, and then he will na gang by there
Upon one occasion tho writer had the op
pcrtunity of studying the suporstitiotis pro
clivities of a great Newfoundland dog whose
chances of association v.ith children had been
very limited. With somo visitors to his
house came a child with a doll large enough
for the dog to take in the human charactcris-
A Class or 3Xuxlcan Laborers Xot Xotcil
for Intelligence or llcnncincnt The
Wcrli Tlicy Do Cheaper Than Mules.
Kcbccco at the Well.
The cargadorcs arc by far the best class of
laborers hi Mexico, and are by law and long
usuage regarded tho best and cheapest com
mon carriers in all the largo cities and towns.
Their wages and wants aro small, and their
bono and muscle aro their only capital
Education, modesty and refinement aro
almost unknown among them, and morality
often exists only in name. Among many
their hopes and aspirations aro no higher
than tho burdens on their backs, while their
degradation is as low as pulque and mescal
can make it. These aro the national drinks,
and aro made from tho native maguey or
century plant. Their dress is composed of a
low, wide-brimmed straw hat, goatskin jacket
and pantaloons, a leather apron from the
neck down, and a pair of sandals i:i place of
ho". In addition they carry a thick pad on
their baclcs, upon which the burdens are
placed. The whole is kept in place by a wide
belt which is passed around tho load and just
above the forehead. In addition some wear
a belt from v. hich is swung a large sheathed
knife, a long sewing needle, a rope and a
bunch of strings.
HEADY 3 "Lilt WORK.
With this gai b and a license from the gov
ernment tho eargadcr is ready for work, and
is considered by his class as well-to-do in life,
and limeed they have some reason for think-
lies of its head and face, surmounting tho ing so, for we often see them passing through
dress in (heir proper order and proportion;
(his, united with such fairylike dimensions,
constituted a mystory too profound for tho
mental j -oner ration of Bruin. Ho was de
lighted with the association of tho child, as it
was tho first of its kind with whom ho was on
terms of intimate acquaintance. He would
follow her about every whrre and lavish upon
her tho mo-t friendly attentions; but tho doll,
"none of it in mine, thank you," and he was
always careful to keep on that side of his lit
tle friend furthest away from the doll. No
ticing these actions, the writer took tho doll
and advanced it toward tho dog, who re
treated with tho utmost precipitation, but
finally he was backed into a corner, and, on
finding his retreat cut off, he made a dash past
tho doll with an energy which could not havo
been more dejcrate if his life had been
at stake. But the most comical part of tho
circus was tho prelcnso he made of not being
frightened. As soon as he secured an open
line of retreat ho would tako up a position at
respectful distance and skip and caper and
bark in a manner which clearly indicated:
"Who's afraid? If there's any dog in this
neighborhood that Ls afraid of fairies ho can
not bo discovered in this direction." But tho
moment the doll was advanced toward him
ho ran, all the same.
A DEMORALIZED l'USSV.
It is not uncommon for cats to play with a
soap bubble without appearing to be mora
than astonished or mystified by its sudden
disappearance. In ono case, however, puss
was so demoralized at the mystery as to grow
big tailed and spit at any soap bubble which
might happen to fall to tho llooor and drift
across it. Another, which up to that timo
had never seen a colored person, fled so prc
cipitatclj' from a good-looking negro girl that
it tumbled into a grating, from which it could
not be coaxed until hunger overcame its ter
ror; and the oddity of it was that puss herself
was as black as coal.
A farmer was greatly annoyed by his neigh
bor's pig getting into his potato field and
harvesting on his own account. Whenever ho
drove the aggressor out ho was forced to lay
down a panel of tho snake fence, as bacon in
the conscious state is always careful never to
betray the place whero it enters a bonanza bjr
going out there, unlcks he is very hard pressed
by dogs. The farmer had diligently searched
for a defect in tho fence, but failed to find ono
whero the pig could by any possibility enter,
so ho concluded to watch, and soon had tho
satisfaction of seeing the thief enter tho end
of a crooked, hollow log which made a part
of the fence, one end being in his field and ono
in that of his neighbor. After driving the
burglar out ho changed tho position of the
log, so that both ends were in hi-, neighbor's
field, and concluded to watch tho result. Soon
tho pig caino along and went through tho log,
sis usual, but upon searching for potatoes ho
found only pasture grass, and nfter some
little delay hn seemed to arrive at tho conclu
sion that he had not gono through tho log at
all, so ho went through again, and upon
emerging into the pasture field seemed moro
nrystified than ever; but after a more pro
tracted search for tho potatoes than ever le
foro he scorned to conclude that owing to somo
blunder of his own ho had not really gono
through tho log, so in ho went again and out
into the pasture field, but this tune he stood
still ns a statuo for about half a minute, and
slowly the bristles began to stand erect along
his back, and with two or threo tremendous
sniffs ho set off at tho top of his speed for tho
house of his owner, and never afterwards
could be induced to approach that part of tho
THE MARE A2D THE GHOST.
A gonl'.eman who is now, as tho old Greeks
would -.ay, with tho gods, pledged his voracity
upon the follo-.viug statement: "When a
youth on u father's farm near tho boundary
of Canada and Vermont I owned a young
mare which I called Kitty; sho was black as
jet Upon th" occasion of a social gathering
of young people at a neighbor's somo miles
off, I rode there on this favorite colt. "When
tho party broke up towards midnight my
friends advisod mo to tako tho roundabout
way home, as tho short cut led through tho
glen, whero tho headless ghost of a British
oilicor. slid to havo been killed by a cannon
shot in some frontier encounter, was in tho
habit of appearing. I laughed at their fears
and took the short cut home. Tho night was
dark and tho shadow of the trees mado tho
glen darker. Just as I got to the spot whero
the ghost was slid to appear tho colt stopped
from the canter so suddenly, by bracing her
foro feet, that she almost threw mo over her
head, whL'h made mo show some temper in
endeavoring to force her past, but sho would
tho street mnlVr heavy burdens, and that
without a pad, and entirely naked from tho
waist up. Their work includes about all that
is dono by our northern dairy, bakery and
grocery delivery wagons; also that of tho
moving car, the butcher's cart and tho dray,
as none of these aro in uso here. When thero
is very extensive moving being done it makes
a strange scene. They are then trudging
on in a long line, each one bent under his
burden, composed of parlor, household and
kitchen furniture. The grocery delivery man
and tho frutcro (ruit peddlers) carry their
burdens on their heads in low, flat baskets,
which arc sometimes a yard wide. This is
placed on a circular pad which just fits tho
head of the carrier. "When selling fruit ono
man carries tho basket, while a second goes
along and cries tho kind, quality, price, and
concludes by saying: "Toda esta' muy
barato'' all aro very cheap.
In this city tho prisoners are worked as car
gadorcs, ainl while writing this fifty havo
passed my windows, and all were loaded with
wood. At other tunes wo see them loaded
with bags of earth and rubbish from tho
street, lime nnd sand for tho builder, and
heavy stones used in paving the streets and
sidewalks. Many of them aro barefooted and
clothed in rags, while others have a piece of a
blanket around their loins, which forms their
entire suit. They aro driven to and fro by a
mounted guard, consisting of about one-third
of their own number. Thus to them lifo is
almost v. orso than death itself. When lum
ber or long timber is to bo moved the ends of
two pieces are fastened to tho pack saddle on
either side of a mule or burro, while tho other
ends drag on the ground; thus they are trailed
along to tho required place. This is the secret
of transferring everything for which a long
geared wagon is necessary. And it is oven
said they pride themselves on their native in
genuity, for by this method there is no timo
lost in gearing and ungearing.
All the butchers' supplies are carried moro
than a mile into this city. We havo seen ono
man carry five dressed sheep or two quarters
of beef this distance at ono load, for which
ho received six cents per load. And consider
ing that his employer i3 not required to buy
hay or corn for him, and that he pays for his
own breakfast, he becomes a cheaper creature
or beast of burden than tho mule or donkey;
henco we seldom seo them used in tho work.
Others arc carrying largo hog-skin baskets
filled with hides, bonis, and tallow, while
others are peddling or delivering sheep, goat
or hog skins full of lard. This receptacle is
mado by talcing the hido from the animal in
its natural form; then tho feet aro tied up
and all cuts .securely sewed, after which it is
filled from the neck and tied also: then when
a f apply is wanted they have only to untie a
foot or lap tho body in some convenient place
and the quantity is forthcoming.
Thero arc no wells or water works here,
henco all water for uso is conve-ed by water
carriers and sold about the city. Tlie scene
at tho fountains in the early morning is sug
gestive of ancient times to tho student of
history. Women by the hundreds are filling
and bearing away on their shoulder ollas
(jars) of water. These, too, are very similar
in form to that used by Rebecca at the well.
Men are there with their ioles and water
cans. In short, the scm:c is compo-cd of men, :
uoiiKcys ami itog.-, vvuiiicii, chihuv:i. v is,
lambs and goats. The air i filled v.ith
music, for all creatures of a kind a ex
chaugins their morning greetings while wait
ing their turn. Thus all ecm to enjoy lifo
while reproducing tho scenes of old as wo
have seen them pictured. And here Co there
many dark eyed Bebecc:i; are won ly the
meetings at tho well. Zaeate -as Vov. D. troit
KoIa:nl Heed's Kecolleetiom of I'orrcst.
"Have j oil, Air. Heed, like almost every- t
body who has ever played with Forrest, any
reminiscence of his peculiarities!' !
"Oh, yes, indeed. Never shall I forget the
trepidation I felt when I played my first part
with him, that of D; Beringhen in 'Riche
lieu.' It was tho last engagement Forrest
ever played in Philadelphia, in 1S71. In those
days now no more I blushed easily, and
when Forrest called mo down stago my heart
jumped into my mouth and the blood Hew to
my face. Tho next morning at rehearsal ho
he said to mo on tho stago, 'Heed, when I
said last night, "ily dear Do Beringhen, you
look pale,"' by sir, you were reel as a beat.
Put more pomU r on your face.'
'A few nights after we were waiting at tho
wing together to go on, ho as Lear and I as
Oswald, he caught sightof a fiat which had
been ued in tho 'Streets of New York.' It
Sep. 2024, '86.
Wichita, - Kan.
Immense Show of Cattle and
Arrangements have been made with
the Ft. Scott R. R- to run trains to -the
grounds. Street cars will also carry
passengers to and from the grounds.
Reduced rates of fare on all the rail
roads leading into the city.
EVERYBODY COME TO THEF AIR.
J. M. ALLEN & CO.,
Wholesale and Retai
112 DOUGLAS AVENUE,
0. B. JACOBS,
September -- Bargains.
One lot Boys Low Shoes, - 50e
One lot Youths Canvas Bals - 50e
One lot Misses Serge Bals - 50e
One lot Ladies Kid Hand Turned
Button Boots, - - - $2.75
And lots of other Bargains too Numerous
MONEY TO LOAN KD INSURANCE.
Valley Centre, Sedgwick County, Kas
B. K. BROWN,
Furniture $ Jewelry.
DOUGLAS AVENUE, WICHITA, KANS.
Contractor and Builder
Office and Shop 349 Main St.
FIUST-CLASS WOUK at LOWEST PRICES. Inti
mates furnished on short notice. WICHITA. KAN".
KIP & BROADDUS,
AND CIVIL ENGINEERS.
OFFICE Southeast corner Douglas and Topelca
aes, Jn Kansas Furniture Co's balding.
notgo. Alter tnuuessijssiHie "" v. t boro tbe , j cf Ipaff .h IJal. , F
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tie way mid get her over her ingnt, then
turn niul go home, but sho did the same thinjj
thj st o:ul time, and at tho samo spot. Again
I rode back, but this time I could hardly hold
tar from running away, and I had great
difficulty in turning her hen 1 homeward this
third lime, but finally got her started and
then put her to her speed. In order to givo
her no time to balk 1 struck her sharply with
tho whip just at tho dreaded point, and it
seemed to me that at a single bound wo went
Cft' iVet through tho air, and then sho went
liko tho wind. 1 could not hold her in.
When wo got homo she was teeming with
perspiration and trembling like a leaf. I puis
her in the stable, rubbed her and covered her
with blankets to keep her from taking cold:
then I stole to my room through tho back
door so that 1113 father would not know how
late I had Iwcn out. In tho morning I was
startled out of mv sleep by the old gentleman
standi by my "bedside awl wrathfull v da-
J. P. ALLEN,
Everything Kept in a First-lflass
O. E. LEWIS & CO.,
110 Main Street.
ONE PRICE CASH ON DELIVERY BOOT and SK01 ' OUSE.
BUNNELL I MOREHOUSE,
Real Estate and Insurance Agents.
A.. T. & S. R It. R LANDS.
Bargains in city and county property. Our insurance companies are as
follows: Etna, Liverpool, London, Globe, German-American, Insurance Com
pany of North America, Hartford, Phoenix, of Hartford; Home, .of New York;
New York Underwriters.
l. s. woodcock.
E. S. GARR130X,
E. A. DOKSKT.
WOODCOCK, DORSEY & CO.,
mi mm, IB & LOANS
Office, Dorsey Building, Opposite Court, House,
"WTO El XT , tc jnsr
M. A. McKENZIE & CO.,
City Trailo Solicited anil Satisfaction
CARRIAGt WORKS&yB .
BUS S HlHl839l&
Wichita, Kansas. VS!Ss5ssp!r--- ... -awSsi
C. A. STAKFOItD.
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 n Wichita,
STAFFORD & CLEGG,
Real Estate and Loan Agents
Office south side Douglas ave, 2d stairway w of Lawrence.
H. W. KENDLB,
nriBi -- i.'iicoci,
Art! Pcalrr In
Wood, Cloth and Metalic Burial Cases
CASKETS, ROBES, GLOVES, CRAPr, ETC.
nave two flno hearses. A private telephone tllrcct to Wichita Cemetery. Oflkx always oien on DoukIaji
atenue, Wichita, Kansas. Prompt attention to orders liy Telegraph.
ICE ! ICE ! ICE !
DEPOT and OFFICE 124 WEST DOUGLAS AVE.
ICE Always on Hand at Depot.
Orders for Shipment and Citv Delivery
Promptly Attended to.
Telephone No. 128. SOHN & WILKIN.
V. S. COllHETT. President.
A. HESS. VIcj President.
J. XI. IJLACK. Secretary and Treaurcr
"Wichita, Mayfield. "Wellington,
Harper, Attica, Garden Plain,
Anthony. Arkansas City, An
dale and Haven.
SELCTEJK-TV2S H 0 R E
W IK -. W THIS PAIL M
! vnAowbA JfCTEfti IS -
lAre tbe Original and Onl;
Wholesale Grocer Company
Nos. 233 and 235 North Min St., WICHITA, KAN.
BUY LOTS IN
lno. Tako no Cther Brand.
TRASK FISH COMPACTS', ST. LOUIS. SXO.
tl 'iKcd w-r-tM
rest looked at it with tho utmost contempt
and grow led, 'The idai of :t can bsiu j in
spired by Shakespcaiv. nnd "Puffy, tho
Baker,'' staring him in 'tho face."" Colia
Logan in Nov.- York Graphic.
Girl l'uiiil- at T:ianri.
Thi chief inspector of schools ai Taganrog
has issued an crtier forbidding girls frcqunt
in" tho gymnasium and other scholastic es
tablishments from wearing any kind of unbe
coming fashionable dres, stays, corsets,
bustles, pads, high-heeled boots, tall hats,
eta, and the parents of tho girls aro said to
bo verv much pleased with this order. Xew
Gon Bade to Gas.
Mobile, Ala., has tho distinction of being
tho onlv citr of tho world which, having
tried tho electric light for street lighting, has
gone back to gas.
fcSil? N Ilia r
gas m U H ts 1
TO THE PUBLIC!
LARGE STOCK OP
Spring.:. Work .:. at .:. Cost.
We will offer for next thirty days our very large stock of Spring
work, consistjne: of one very fme Vis-a-Vis, one 12-Passenser
Hack, a numter of fine Carriages of different styles, also Surrys, .
Phsetons, Euggies, and Spring wagons in great variety, i
At Cost in Our Repository.
This is no advertising scheme, bnt a notice to the people, made in
good faith, in order to dispose of a very laige stock before the close
of the season We will, tojaccommedate persons who are not quite
ready to buy, take a small payment down and hold goods for a few
days. Will also take good notes on reasonable time.
Now is Your Chanee
vehicle at cost. Come early while the
t from. Remember the place,
KELLY, ALEXANDER I RAHN,
Bulk -:- & -:- Piste's -:- Second -:- Million
These Lots are close to the City Limits, and arc lying between Certr( Ac
and Second Street, east of town. These lots ata (or tale rr (h,p
and easy terms. No college, Union depot or machine shops
are to be built on them. For terms apply el
BUTLER & FISHERS HARDWARE STC R I
110 DOl'GLAK AVK.
To get a good vehicle at cost. Come early while there is a large
stock to select from. Remember the place,
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Sit Finest : Roataurani : m : Kansas.
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(toil. Y-VC a.oJ itALH" atrw
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ii lb jifrtiK w iritx, j -torn 11 aixti.
123 MARKET STREET.
t YT. S. DKA.H
A. H. XAX'A'KXJ, ntftj hi
J. R. HOLLIDAV.
O. VTILRXTR. j
J. R. HOLLIDAY I CO.,
Real Estate Dealers.
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nar oJSrp ja tn km ir prtow ami vj oar rrty f.- n! ?.
Successors to M.UOIi & HOLUDAV. Dealers fa-
STAPLE and FANCY GROCERIES.!
OFFICES-BOOM 5 -A.KGVK RtflCK.
DEAN h MAXWELL
No. 227 E. Douglas Ava. Wichita, Kan.
MONEY TO LOAN
City Property, Chattel Mortgages
j 125 Wesc Douglas Avenue.
L. B. BUNNELL & CO. (WICHITA, KANSAS.
AND PERSONAL SECURITY.
-LOWEST -:-RATES! V NO -:-DELATSI-