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'gUc WUcXxitn gaila Hasle : attttt&iB PfoKMittfl, cptcittfec 18, 1886.
M. SI. MUKDOCK, Editor.
SATURDAY MORNING, SEPT. 13, 1SSG.
For Associate Justice
JOHX A. StAUTIN'.
For Lieutenant Governor
A. P. KIDDLE.
For Secretary of State
E. I). ALLEN',
For State Trtasnrer- -
JAMES V. HAMILTON.
For Auditor of Stat-
TLV.OTHY MCCARTHY .
For Attorney Gcnpral
S. U. DILVDFOKD.
For Superintendent ff Public Instruction
j. h. IaAWHe.vi),
Kou: boa county.
Hint strict- E K MORRILL.
Sooond Dbtrlctj- E r0JfSTOX
Third District- ,,-c
HON. E. W. l'EUElNS,
Fourth DUtrietr- ,,, .,.-,,.
IIOS. TII02IAS Hi AN.
IMi District- ,o--
HON. A. S. WILSON.
Sixth DUtrlct- .,,..,.,
EON. E. J. TOENKK.
Sovomth District .,.,,
HON. S. It. PETERS.
For Probate Ju,lGo-- R .-
For Clcrf: of District Court- wnlmT.
For County Attorney " --.-,
O. V.. C.j ONES.
For County SuKriuten:Ient- ...,
For Commissioner Third District
T. II. KA.iDALL.
For KcprcscaUtlvoKd I)0U;I nATmU)
For Representative (M District- L VVI:I:N-Cn.
For Itcpru.cntr.ti Slth DM.!- .
In oruur to swell the defalcations of Itc
publican office holders the. Democratic
campaign hand hook includes Perrj Ful
ler's defalcation of $200,000, when as every
hody knows, Fuller wji-s Andrew Johnson's
Democratic collector at New Orleans.
The Osage Chronicle this week publishes
a noticle of the death of Mr.s. Martha Helen
Drew, wife of Captain W. Y. Drew, whose
headquarters, as a special agent of the In
terior department, were in Wichita the
your past. The marriage of Captain Drew
and Helen Pomeroy occurred at Burlin
game in September, 18G3, and their's was
the first marriage notice ever published in
the columns of the Chronicle. The above
paper says that Mrs. Drew's closing mo
ments were wonderfully peaceful and her
manner collected, she kissing each member
of the family and closing with the observa
tion to her husband, "wc have been a
A RAILROAD riZZLE.
Kansas City U in another peck of trouble.
That town in imitatio.i of "Wichita struck
out for a new railroad. The road wjis to
run from the mouth of the Kaw northwest
si as to corral! the trade of Atchison, St.
.Toe and other up river points. As Mis
Bourians are not railroad builders they had
the scheme headed by Ex-Governor An
thony and some other Ivansans. The
trouble now consists in the fac. that the
men in New York who were to furnish
the money have gone back on the scheme
which was a wild and foolish one at best.
IT WON'T WOKK.
Ccrtainparties are trying to create the
Impression that Charley Luling will not
support the republican ticket. Wc are
authorized by him to say that there is no
foundation whatever for this report. Mr.
Luling made a gallant fight for the nomi
nation but the fortunes of war were against
him and he" lost it, and while he would
naturally be disappointed, he has no inten
tions of being untrue to his friends or his
party. Ik has a host of warm friends in
the party who recognize his anility and
worth to fill any county oflice, and they
are anxious to assist him in the future.
Rose Cleveland hends up through the
columns of the last number of her magn
ziuc a wail for a sympathetic appreciation
which is simply heart lending. She throws
upon her pane a picture of absolute aban
don of which her own dear self, crying
out, "Why won't men marry," as the cen
tral figure. Dear, Kom throw dow n your
pen, throw away your ambition and let
your hair grow, and some worthy fellow
may overlook all your mNlakcs and con
sent to stand by you in your longings to bo
come the mother, the tpicen of a happy
THK DEMOCRAT'S NEGRO.
The Democrat's nominee for auditor of
state, W. D. Kelly, made the Eagle a
call yoterdny. Mr. Kelly is a colored man
and so colored that the average Democrat
who is permitted to .shako his hand will be
in no danger of not making out the fact that
Kelly belongs to the race which the Demo
crats so long robbed and oppressed. For
a Democrat Mr. Kelly scorned quite at
home in the Eagle sanctum, but it wasn't
his politics so much as his color which
caused him to grap a Republican hand
with such confidence. Poor deluded soul;
he will Ik.' the worst beat Democrat that
over ran for oilice in this tatc and heaven
knows we are in the habit of beating that
crowd bad enough ordinarily. Kelly won't
know next November that he was ever put
up for office. The colored people will cut
him, the Irish Democrats w ill cuss him, the
old Bourbon Democrats will scratch him,
the whisky Democrats will mock at him,
and Mr. Kelly the confident colored man
will be made to realize three mouths hence
that the Democrats not only made a fool of
him but fools of themselves.
A newly landed immigrant was vmlking
up Broadway after dark. On making the
turn at Grace chuwh he got the full force
of the electric ligqt perched aloft on Union
Square. "Howly Moses," he said, "luk. at
tko moon on a stick I"
hTEVENS AND MORTON COUNTIES.
The attorney general and lawyers about
Topeka seem to be in a state of mind over
the question sts to whether Stevens and
Morton counties have any real existence,
because it seems the proper ofiicers of the
senate and house of last winter failed
through an oversight to attest the bills with
their signatures. When it comes' to mat
ters where plain common sense should gov
ern, then the average lawyer proves idiotic.
Because of this oversight or neglect, and
which could be easily straightened by the
coming legislature in a legalizing act, or by
an enabling act of some character, the law
yers are going to throw the matter into the
supreme court, presumably that some fat
fees may be corralled upon the one side,
and that some dissatisfied parlies in said
counties may corns out on top, upon the
other side. The proposed action is an out
rage en the settlers, the inhabitants and the
taxpa3ers of these counties, which have
been orconized fully and expensive elec
tions held, settling county seats and other
matters. Of course Sam Wood's pestifer
ous hands arc in this racket and costly
OUR NEW ItAILUOAl).
From the Osace Chronicle.
A letter received recently by Honorable
L. Finch from Mr. Long, thwjfincral man
ager of the Kansas, Colorado & Texas
railroad, contains the gratifying intelli
gence that work on the new line will soon
begin. Some difficulty has been experi
enced in securing the necessary material,
and a portion of the steel rails wil! proba
bly bo shipped from England. Mr. Long
i,ays, however, that the contractors expect
to have the road completed to Burliug.une
by January 1st, 1837.
GROWTH OF KANSAS UNDER KEL'UULI
Owing to the unfavorable electrical con
ditions, or for some other reason, the fol
lowing portion of Covernor Martin's ad
dress did not apjK-ar in the columns of the
Eagle the next morning after its delivery.
The interesting facts he then set forth
touching the growth of Kansas are well
worth reading. He said:
In 1SG0 Kansas had a population of only
10?,20, and ranked as the thirty-third
state in the union. To-day our popula
tion is fully 1,. "500,000, and Kansas ranks
as the fourteenth state. During the past
quarter of a century Kansas has passed
ahead of all the northern states except
eight, and of all the southern states except
five. All the other great states of the
union were from fifty to one hundred years
ffi attaining the population Kansas has
reached in thirty. In 1800 we had only
three towns with a population exceeding
1,000: we have now over dno hundred,
each having a population in excess of 1,000;
twelve having each over 5,000, and four
with over 15,000 inhabitants.
Twenty-five years ago we produced only
0,000,000 bushels of corn and 194,000 bush
els of wheat per annum: last year wo pro
duced 1!) 1,000,000 bushels of corn and 11,
000,000 bushels of wheat. In 1800 the
farm crops of Kansas were valued at less
$150,000. I" a year their value exceeded
$02,000,000. In i860 the farm products of
Kansas, including crops, products of live
stock, etc., were valued tit less than $5,
000,000; in 1885 their value was nearly
$144,000,000. In 1800 less than 150,000
arces were under cultivation; hut year the
area was nearly 15,000,000 acres. In 1SG0
only 1,778,400 acres were taxable; in 1885,"
over 27,710,000 acres. In 1800 the live
stock of Kansas was valued at less than
?:5,000,000; in 18S5 the valua
tion reached nearly $1 18,000,
000. The value of the farm
products of Kansas, for the year 1885, ag
gregated nearly three-fourths of the value
of the gold and silver product of the whole
civilized world, and were more than double
the value of the products of all the gold
and silver mines in the United States. In
18G0 the assessed valuation of all the prop
erty ot Kausiis, real and personal, was less
than $23,000,000; for 1885 it w.-is near $21!),
000,000. The railroads of Kansas are as
sessed, for the year 1880, at $32,434,0:30, or
more than double the valuation- of all the
real estate in 1800. AVe had not a mile of
railway within our borders in 1884 we
now have 5,117. Every county in the state,
except twenty, is now traversed by one or
more railroads, and within the present year
fully 500 miles of new road will be added
to the Hues we already have.
In educational privileges what state can
equal Kansas? Our state university, agri
cultural college and normal school are in
stitutions of which every intelligent Kan
s'Ui is justly proud; and our common
.school .system, supplemented by dozens of
denominational or private academies audi
colleges is wonderful in the scope and
extent of the educational facilities provid
ed. We had only 154 school houses and
employed only 189 teachers in I860; we
now have more than 7,000 school houses,
in which fully 9,000 teachers are employed
to instruct" 350,000 scholars. In 1801
the amount expended for the sup
port of common schools w.-is
only $1,700: the expenditures in 1S85 for
the same purpose aggregated $2,977,763.
During the past quarter of a century Kan
sas has expended for school buildings and
the support of public schools, including
our institutions for higher education, fullv
Churches have multiplied with propor
tionate rapidity. In 1800 we had only y7
church buildings, costing an aggregate of
only $143,950; m 1885 we had over 3,Gw),
valued at more than $3,000,000.
In 1800 only 27 newspapers were pub
lished in Kausas; we now have over 050,
of which fully 40 are dailies, and their
aggregate circulation exceeds 400,000
copies. Every county in the state, or
ganized or unorganized, now has one or
more newspapers, and no other state in the
union can boast of a more enterprising and
entelligentlv conducted press than that of
The provisions made for the unfortunate
have been most generous. Two asylums
for the insane have been erected, and the
institutions for the blind and for the deaf
and dumb are among the largest and best
in the United Stated An asylum for feeble
minded children has been provided. The
Soldiers' Orphans home, a noble charity, il
lustrating the grateful loyalty of our peo
ple, will" soon be completed. A reform
school for wayward Ikws is i.i successful op
eration, and the state, following the exam
ple of the most advanced commonwnlth. is
now erecting an industrial reformatory for
the confinement of law breaker's who arc
not hardened criminal, thus removing this
class, who may possibly Ikj reclaimed by
wholesome discipline from the ccgredation
of the penitentiary.
WIIV HE HOI.TED.
Iii commenting on the Eagle's article
aauounciug Mr. Eickholtz's desire and in
tention to bolt the action of the Republi
can convention which failed to nominate
him as the candidate for representative, the
Valley Center News observes: as follows,
and no doubt truthfully:
The above comes with very bad grace in
deed, as at the time Mr. Eicholtz expressed
his feelings as to his defeat, there was no
intimation of anything ; wrong; neither was
there, and as an additional clincher, Mr.
Eicholtz told the writer about a week after
the convention, that he was satisfied, and
was sorry, as he claimed the convention ad
journed before he had time to make the
nomination unanimous, which he de
sired to do. The trick that de
feated Jlr. Eicholtz was that
he did not have a sufficient number of
votes, and never could have had, if the
balloting had continued indfinitely. There
were three votes absent from the First
ward that were elected, instructed and in
tended to vote for Carpenter, and under
the rule of the convention he should have
lecn given thirty-six instead of thirty-three
votes. This "trick" scheme has been
gotten up very lately by a few friends of
the defeated candidate. Wo hope, how
ever, that Mr Eicholtz, when he has care
fully considered this proposed move, will
abandon his fruitless scheme.
A SLAGNiriCENT WOKK.
The new, revised, and greatly enlarged
edition of the Annals of Kansas has just
been issued. It is a magnificent volume,
of 1,190 pages, the largest book ever printed
in the state, and contains a note or annal of
every important event connected with Kan
sas, from the setting out of Coronado's ex
pedition in 1541 to the issuance of Prof.
Snow's meteorological report for December
31, 1885. In this lxxk will be found in
brief all of our Drc-territorial, territorial,
and state history. Every territorial or state
electiou ever held in Kansas, with
full returns of the vote cast and
the name of every candidate, will be
found here. Here are the names
of every governor and other state officer,
every United States officer, every United
States senator and member of the house of
representatives from. Kansas, and every
member of the legislature, in connection
with his time of service. Here are notices
of all the state conventions and platforms
summaries of all the important acts passed,
all the appropriations in detail, year by
year, the founding of all the public institu
tions, the meetings of religion? bodies, the
starting of newspapers; in short, every
thing worthy of record in the history of
Kansas, down to the close of 1885.
This book ought to be in every
district school library in the state,
and in the private library of every intelli
gent citizen. As a speciman of book
making, the work is a credit to the state.
The type is new; the paper made espec
ially for the werk heavy and line; the
binding rich and substantial, as befits
so great a work. A beautiful steel engrav
ing of Hon. D. W. Wilder, the author,
constitutes the frontispiece; and the book
is appropriately dedicated to
Hon. T. Dwight Thacher, -State
printer, to whose enterprise the public are
indebted for the work. At $5 per copy
the book is a marvel of cheapness, contain
ing tis it does hundreds of pages of costly
tabular work, election returns and the like.
The edition is limited; the book is not ste
reotyj)ed, and will never lie reprinted. It is
sold by subscription. The agent in this lo
cality 13 "W. B. Hutchinson.
BEAD THE FACTS.
At a low estimate there are two hundred
saloons running wide open in Leavenworth.
It has been estimated that the average sales
of these two hundred places per day is
about $15. But let us be reasonable and
put it at $5 per day and figure from the
basis. Leavenworth Times.
There is no doubt but that the average
amount received over the counters of each
of the two hundred saloons in Leavenworth
is higher than that stated by the Times,
though it may not be so high as the esti
mate referred to. Perhaps ten dollars per
day would be nearer the truth. Counting
318 days for a year and leaving out the
Sunday receipts, these "wide open" saloons
in one city in a prohibition state, receive
the enormous sum of six hundred and
twenty-six thousand dollars in a single year.
Springfield (Mo.) Herald.
There is no question but our figures
were too low. The Herald's estimate of
$10 per day is near correct.
Six hundred and twenty-six thousand
dollars taken awtiy from the legitimate
lines of trade in this city each year and
squandered for the vilest kind of poison !
And yet our business men never say one
word against a traffic that is daily cutting
their throats. As a matter of self protec
tion to them, one would think they would
favor the enforcement of the law in Leav
enworth. If the saloons in Leavenworth were
closed this enormous sum of $020,000
would be divided up among the business
houses of the city in the purchase of dry
goods, groceries, clothing and other neces
saries of life. This being the case, what
would be the result? Divide this $628,000
that is annually paid to the saloons, equally
between 100 of the leading business estab
lishments of Leavenworth and we find that
their sales would be increased 6,200 an
nually. Aud yet business men say it will injure
their trade to express an opinion against
this traffic in rum! Leavenworth Times.
A TUUE VERSION.
Troin the El Dorado Republican.
Col. A. J. Porter, of Dallas, who has
spent upwards of a month In the City of
Mexico, last week arrived home. He left
the capital of the sister republic September
5th, at which time the Sedgwick scandal
was still the sensation of the hour. AVhcn
asked regarding the Sedgwick scandal, he
said: "The published reports are all true
and more than lrilf of his disgraceful con
duct has never been made public. He got
disgracefully drunk and attended a ball
given by the Jockey club and wound up at
a. bawdy house known as Miss Minn's. On
hairing of it, Colonel West, formerly
of Parsons, Kansas, now of Wash
ington City, having learned that
members of" the Jockey club had
cut Sedgwick's hat and coat into shreds,
went to the den of infany to take him a hat
and coat, when Sedgwick, who was still
drunk, told him to go to h 1; he was no
baby; he was able to take care of himelf.
Sedgwick walked to the streets drunk with
members of the jockey club, and conducted
himself so shamefully that every Ameri
can in the city hung "his head in shame.
"I sec that" Secretary Bayard has stated
that he will take the word of Sedgwick as
to the truth of the reports. If the secre
tary wishes proof of his guilt, he can get
an v amount of it from American residents
of th city of Mexico.
Wholesale and Detail Dealers in
Colorado &. Pennsylvania Anthracite
And all kinds of
Canon City, Trinidad and
Osage City, Biossburg,
Pa., Piedmont, W. Va.
McAllister, Fort Scott,
Cherokee, Rich Hill
and Pittsburg Coal.
Lime, Plaster, Cement, Brick, Side
walk and Building Stone.
FFICES. Big "Red Soala. fl DoegUts are. S Ide:
i v aier sireei. mi. lxRe &na nw
G. W. BARTHOLOMEW,
Wichita, - Kansas
Farm Mortgages, No Delays.
Interest at Lowest Rates,
ACT AS TRUSTEES FOR CORPORATION'S, CO-PARTNERSHIPS, ESTATES ANT DiDrVIDCAXS.
INTEREST PAID ON DEPOSITS.
DAVID ROBISOX. JR., President. Toledo, Ohio. JAMES J. R0BIS05. Ssctwtaey.
OFICJE, 127 ZMT-AIIN- STJR2EEJO:.
Govern, Municipal and County Bonds Bought and Sold
CORRESPONDENCE RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED.
R0BIS0N BROS., 127 MAIN ST-
The Nicest Lots in the City are in
Eetween Park and Tenth Streets, west of "Washington Aveirae
Prices Lorf and Terms Easy.
BUNNELL a MOREHOUSE,
Now is the time to buy lots in this addition
while they are cheap.
ONE MILE SOUTH ON LAWRENCE AVE.
Street cars and large brick
School house in connection. For further in
formation call at 6 1 1 S Market st.
MONEY TO LOAN
On Chattel Mortgages and City Property.
IN SMALL OR URGE AMOUNTS.
SHORT TIME AT THE EOTVEST RATES
Wichita Banking Company and Fames Banking Co,
116 WEST DOUGLAS AVENUE.
THE LATEST IS - -
CAPITAL -:- HILL -:- ADDITION,
Situated between Second street and Central avenue. There are only
eight lots, containing about two and a half acres each. This tract
is as fine as any on the Hill just east of the city. For prices and
terms, call at ray office.
Vacant Lots in every part of the city, and don't forget we can
give you some fine "bargains.
BUSINESS -:- PROPERTY.
We have three lots on "Water street.
We have twenty-five lots on Main street.
"We have several on Market street.
We have twelve lots on Lawrence avenue.
We have six lots on Topeka avenue.
We have six lots on Emporia avenue and several on Fourth ave
nue. These are all close to Douglas avenue, and if you want a bar
gain in Business Lots do not fail to see me and get prices.
"We have twelve lots on Douglas avenue.
In endless profusion in every part of the city.
ACRE PROPERTY: "We have a number of fine pieces of land in
tracts of from five to forty acres. We have several of these tracts
at such prices that a fine profit could be realized at once.
FARMS AND STOCK RANCHES
Of every descriptionTall over Kansas. Ranches of from one thous
and to three thousand acres fine land, and farms at from $10 per
acre up. Come and see me and be convinced.
STRANGERS .'. ALWAYS .'. WELCOME.
Correspondence promptly attended to. Money invested for
non-residents when desired. Please remember that i-have no other
business but Real Estate. If you want Real Estate come and see
me or write.
F, W. SWAB,
(3UCCKIJSOII TO P. fcTACKJTA Jf )
Keeps on hand Fne Goods of the latest styles. The largest stock in the
city. Satisfaction guaranteed. No trouble to show goods. Call and see me.
F. W. SWAB, 1st door N of County Building.
N'. F. NIKPFTlUNDr.R, ITAiiittit. W. W. KIUKWOOD. Lend Ilxamlucr. M. XV. I.KVY, Trcftunr
A. V. OLIVER. Vice l'r!iciit. J. C. lllTAN. fcrWarjt
Kansas Loan ani Investment Co.
Money Always on Hand to Loan on Farm and City Property
Office in Wichita National Eank Building, Wichita, Kan.
S. D. PALLETT,
Northern I Southern Pine Lumber,
LATH, SHINGLES, SASH,
TICK end WIIITK
YUI.LOW UJN'V YAICO A
A N N E S S (A New Town),
located on ttie Leroy & Western Railroad,, an extension of tne
Atcnlson, Topeka & Tanta Fe Railroad, in Erie township,
Sedgwick county, Kansas, owned by the Ar- -
kansas Valley Town Company.
PRICES LOW AND TERMS EAST. TWELVE MILES PROM Ml Y
Railroad Town, in a well settled and
improved farming community, insuring good support
from the stare. Call on or write me at once and secure choice o lots-
G. A. HATFIELD, Genera! Agent, Wichita, Kan.
M 1 -IggWWIl
HOTGHKINS & WHEELER,
Real Estate & Exchange Brokers.
SOLE AGENTS FOR
This A 'riition ia lrcai in the north prt of th city, between.
FairvUw and Arknnea4 Avo-uh and in in The bwht prt of
city. Wo offer Special Iwducfementa lor the next 30 daytJ.
Ko. 201. S-E COf VRR DOOOLA AVENUE AND VAHKET ST.
Comanehe, Comanche County, Kansas.
A new city on the Cimmarron, at its junction with Big Blurr and
Cavalry creeks, offers more inducements to the investor than any
other new town platted in Kansas this year. Omy three miles from
the great natural salt deposit; a fine water power at the foot or
Cavalry VaJlev with its hundreds of fine farms, many under culti
vation. A chance to get in now on the ground floor. No lots given
awav. Manv brick and frame buildings going up. Write for full
particulars to the
DOORS AND BLINDS.
IVrturfM I'im. WIPHITA lAM
- rc - tloHtr'ft V Hll I I M, fMM.
COMANCHE TOWN COMPANY,