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I.. II. CJtATCTOKD, STA-vionn.
3 NIGHTS CERTAIN.
SBPTKHBER SO. 21 and 22.
Miijeslic production and billllant ievhr.1 of
Grcatot anl most popular Spectacle
- : THE DEVIL'S AUCTION :
CHARLES II. YALE.
New Sej ties.
Xow Situations. New Specialties-.
And Tv. o New Premiere.
JILLE. LEONILDA STECCIONI.
Prima Iiallaiina Absolut, from Aden Theatre, Pari?.
l'rom Alliambra, London, and
ThcKeatcst lining Grotesque.
The dramatic company is one of unu?ua! excellence,
headed by the celebrated
IONACCIO 3LRTINETn. EDITH JIVJIiKILLO, and
MISS EMILY .MAYNARD,
The Famous. Loudou Iieauty as the Ealry Queen
TherjTcir.ltles consist uf the remarkable
Exronent.s of Comic GninaMuni.
THE THREE L0RELLAS,
THE MARVELOUS SAI.OMONSKYS
In "Lc Quatrc Klckapoos."
THE TP.ANSF0IU1AT10N SCENE,
eplcting Fairy Land and Crjstal Lake, the most
elaborate iitcclianbin ever built by llarlcy
Merry, Rlcli. Smith and J. Thomas.
THE GREAT ALHAMHRA RALLET.
From theAIhanibra Palace. London, enlarged and
fctrciiKthcned. In addition to other
novelties will present the fatoritc
Rearranged nr.d introducing new terpsichoican
spccialtks. oImi the Postillion ami Peacock dances
and the coinleballctb.The Padncah Dragoons niid-Lc
Quatrc Klckapoos." 1 he whole produced u nder the
rarvlblon or Chas. H. Yale.
LAST SEASON IN AMERICA.
Reserved .eats Sl.W. on Falc at the Union TKkct
Ollltc, opiohite positofllce, Fiiday morning.
And Saturday Matinee.
THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 2Jd
; A. R. WILRElfS :
LYCEUM THEATRE COMPANY :
: II. A. WICKIIAM. Manager. :
A huprrh uimjiany i-oinpewil of catcfully selected
Thursday eenlng TWO ORPH.VNS
Friday evening WOMAN AGAINST V.'OMAN
Saturday evening DANIl'ES
Saturday Matinee THE HIDDEN HAND.
At thcMatinie a IvautUul Doll allied at ten dol
Iars will be given auay lo the child holding the
Prices first floor. KlandfO coistF, pnllrrj 10 rent-.
Rescned teats wilhtut etia iharpc attl'e Union
To the Editor of the Eale:
Please anuonnco CJ. V.r. Steenrod nsa can
didate for Repre?entntivcof the Sird District,
subject to the decision of tho people at the
Tho fair begins todaj' with a vengeance.
Toxas-avcmte, on thu AVest Side, Ls having
a sidewalk laid.
Mrs. Ed Zartman of Lwxvonworlh. Ivan.,
is visiting Ed's patvuts in this city.
Major Alarluill iort.s a fine new silk tile.
A marriage on hand, major, hey?
Col. linus returned yesterday from a bus
iue&. trip to Chicago and New Yo:k City.
Mr. Lane Fisher and family arrived lar
evening fyom Arizona. Tliey are visiting
C. C. Chiving ton and It. E. Laurence, are
each building fine new residence on Oak
street, AVtot AVichita.
John N. Killian. one of the live real estate
men of the A Vest Side, is putting up five fine
little cottages on the Maple .street.
The Arkansas A'alley Lodge No. 21 will
hold a grand ball in the G. A. R. building
September J:J. A big 1 ime is expected.
The Sedgwick County Building and Loan
Association, have declared a not earning of
$2 JW on each shnre for the first .six months
ending September 1st, 1 $;.
Mrs. R. S. Jolmvjn. of Louisville, wiil ar
rive here this week and will, in the future.
make this her home. Her son N a steno
grapher in the Ft. Scott ollicv.
The members and thoo intending to join
the AVichita Athletic Club, are requested to
attend a meeting to beheld AVodnesday even
ing at S:"t) sharp, at Manhattan hotel.
Found on Lawunco avenue tometimo in
the month of Augu-st, 1SSG, one mans coat
nearly new. Owner call and identify
property aud pay for Ibis advertisement.
That prospective gamo between the medics
and laws nmt be going to tako place. Two
prominent members of the bar were engaged
with a base ball in tho rear of Inues fc Ross
The stone work ias commenced on the
wing of the Catholic academy yesterday.
That part of the building will bo eighty feet
long and forty-live fert wide and four stories
high. The work is lvin? rushed as rapidly
as possible, and it is de-siml to get the build
ing up before cold weather puts in an m
pearaueo. As large a force as can be worked
to an advantage is employed.
M S Fn"c aud A. C. Goss of Ixtm and
H. S. Dottc'cr of Philadelphia, connected
with tho Farmer's Loan and Trust company
of KTanb.-v-u, haveattondfd the u-ual meeting
of Kii 1 company at Anthony, and have srent
several weels looking over southwestern
Kansas. Tha iv-3 Cri,t nameI stsrt today
for Texas an.l tl. last nine goes east.
Robt. J. McK in or the Tromont has rc
fcarnod from a -v Lit :o the ranch of Lis son in
southwestern Kansas. Mr. McKim says the
country is looking fine. His sou Milt who is
mill-remembrcl he-o lias formed a partuer
ahip with his brother-in-law at Meade Centre,
ider the firm name of McKim and Harris.
Ihej hare purcha-sed the real estate oflico of
IjerandSeebergor, tno oiiesi m mo piace,
lawstortiag out with a good business.
Wife and Daughter Indicted for
the Murder of a nnslKind and
"Wade and Crunk Sent to the Peni
tentiary lor Three Years Each,
Trussler and Dougherty
Court va ycbterdRy morning called to or
der at 9:30 and four other indictments v.cre
read to Crunk and Wade, charging them
v.-ith larceny of cattle and assault with deadly
weapon?, to all of whicix they pleaded not
Wade anil Crank were, on the charges of
which they have already beeu found guilty,
.sentenced to tha Kansas penitentiary for
three years and fined $100 each. Trussler
ancTDougherty for one year and fined the
An application for a continuance in the
Cooper case was made and the counsel for
the defense instructed to make the proper
An indictment was then read against
Elizabeth and 3Iinnie Handy, mother and
daughter, charging them with murder, nc
cevorins of Al Sonic in the killing of G. AY.
Ilandy, the husband of Elizabeth.
Judge Campbell made a motion for arrest
of judgment and for a new trial in the cace
against Roman Nose.
Afterwards an indictment for introducing
liquor into tho Territory was read against
Newton Walters. He pleaded not
jmilty and his trial was immediately
guilty ana ms ma
commenced by .swearing m the .folio ing
new jurors: C. Sailbury, ,J . A. Aiuier, uco.
S. Freeman, AV. P. Green, O. M. Sherman.
A. J. AVilt aud Tlios. A'oss.
The evidence introduced by tho prosccu
tion was that AA'alters gave to several per
sons at Splitlog's festival, held in the Seneca
nation, a drink of whisky from a pint bottle.
This the defendant claimed he obtained from
a person in the territory. No case being
made out the judge directed that a verdict
of not guilty be returned.
The Johnson case was cidled but on ac
count of the absence of witnesses an intennis
bion was given uniil 1 o'clock.
At the convening of court in the afternoon
three alleged murders sat at the raihn
CooTcr, Soulo and Johnson . Cooper appear
ed unconcerned and part of the time read a
papor; Sonic sat with his eyes upon the floor
and had a sad dejected look; by the side of
Johnson was his mother and little brother,
the poor woman's careworn face told very
plainly of the deep interest she is taking in
the case of her son.
Mr. Ebey, attorney for Barney Cooper,
read an allidayit stating that Sergeant Ken;
nedy, a material witness, was absent.
Mr. Perry offered to allow tho evidence
of this man to bo admitted, but the defense
still asked for a continuance. Tho judge af
terwards wanted the request and tkc caso of.
Barney Cooper will not be tried until next
The case against Manning was then called.
He withdrew his pica of not guilty and plead
ing guilty made a statement of his offence.
Mr. Perry also mado a statement asking
that as his offence was- very slight tho court
be not sevoro in its seutence.
In passing renteuca of hix months in the
count jail upon him tho judge remaiked
that tho inn eduction of whisky into the ter
ritory was ono of the gravest of offences and
the cause of so much of the trouble that came
up iu the United States court.
As t'na witness in tho Johnson caso had not
arrived court adjourned until 9:30 this
a ni:y- kxtkkpkis::.
The Wichita ATinegar works have" been put
up by Mr. John Di ether, v ho is manager,
and Air. Joseph Koanig, who is secretary and
agent. They are located at the corner of
Kellogg street aud Topska avenue. The
building at present is 'ttx'tt feet, which is
underlaid by a cellar. In a few monthi an
addition will be built which will be :52xlG
feet. The machinery and apparatus at pres
ent consists of a twelve-horse power boiler
and engine. Ten apple mashing tubs, each
holding fifteen barrels. A distilling appa
ratus with a capacity of twenty-five barrels.
Two large reservoir tub? in cellar holding
two hundred barrels" each. At present there
are sixteen vinegar fermenting tub, aud this
number will in a few days b increased to
At present the plant has co5t near $,00.
It now has a capacity of ten barrels and the
proprietors propo to double that iu a few
months. The increase will be made as soon
as tho demand calls for it, aud judging from
the success tho company has already met
with it is expected that the capacity can
profitably le increased in a short time.
The works have baa in operation two
weeks, and the nresant outlook cau-es the
proprietors to be more than pleased with
their success. The demand has been much
greater than they expected, and the proprie
tors do not threaten to file a demurrer on
The nnnager of the works learned his busi
ness in Germany, where in the language of
o:i they learn everything thoroughly and
not after tho hop, skip and jump American
wav. no served his alloted apprenticeship
at the business, and studied it scieutitically
as well jus mechanically, lie lias been m tms
country four years.
Tho casual observer sees the apples start
moving in ue place anil the bran new vine
gar pouring out at uuother.
A ci itical examination .shows that the ap
ples are cooked by steam and mashed then
cooled to sixty-three degrees when it. is then
allowed to go to the cellar in fermenting
tubs. It remains there two days and is then
.puuuKd into a still where- it is vaporized aud
condensed. It goes from there into vinegar
fermenting tubs with an even temperature of
ninety or one hundred degrees. It goes
from there into lanre stock tubs whore it is
allowed to remain two weeks before tho Con
stunt knocking of au order can gain admit-
The comjMuy at pi-escut makes two gnides
or vinegar; one single strengin ana in;? ouicr
of double strength.
Tiie proprietors have put up their own
works aud asked no one to extend a bonus.
Thny are gentlemen of capital and will be
able to make all improvement.; mado nertK
sary, without suiteriug auy pacuciaty em
barrassment. A XKff KESmKXCH.
"" Mr. Joseph Koeaig of the AVichita Vinegar
works is building a nice frame resideuco on
East Douglas avenue near Mr. Black's new
residence. It v ill be two and one-half sto
ries high and have a front of forty-one feet
and will bo thirty-three feet deep. It will
cost ner $4,000 and when completed will be
ono of tho cosy residences of the city.
Mr. Joseph Braudt is the contractor. The
work is being prosecuted with rapidity and
another month will find the building near
SUNDAY SCHOOIj UNION WOKE.
During the last six months, I have been
can issing thejeounty of Smnner, and look
ing after the general work in the Sunday
school interest. Have visited the superin
tendents of every school, and made a personal
visit to as many of the schools as it has been
possible for me to do during that time. Am
constantly holding township conventions,
and making permanent organizations of the
the same. The county committee have made
a call for a convention to be held at Welling
ton on the i:3th of October, and at that time
and place expect to have a full report of all
the schools of the county. I purpose now to
resume my work iu Sedgwick county, and
continue the same until I shall have accom
plished the same results that have been ac
complished in Sumner county, and trust that
all the vice-presidents and Sunday school
workers of Sk.-ugv.-ick count)' will be ready to
assist in this work.
J. X. AlllISTROXG.
Missionary of the American Sunday School
THE riIi:ND OF INDIGENT HOYS.
A large audience greeted Co!. Hogeland at
the First Presbyterian church last Sunday
evening. His subject was. "Ten years among
the news boys.'' His lecture was considered
by all to contain good sound practical
thought aud was made all the more interest
ing by his large number of comic illustrations
which by tho way is a collection of work
from some of the finest artists iu the country.
Yesterday evening at 4 o'clock a number
of tho citizens of the city met at the Y. AL C.
A-rooms with Col. Hogeland '-the newsboj's
friend." Rev. Parker w as elected chairman
the character and methods of operation for
relief of indigent boys. He also read some
very interesting letters on that sub
ject from some prominent men
who have interested themselves on that sub-.
Mojine told what he knew about Lol. tlog
eland's work in New York cit-, aud some
other cities. Following his talk some time
was spent in a general discussion about the
subject. It was decided to appoint a com
mittee of five on organization, who will meet
The following gentlemen were appointed as
th& committee: E. D. Maun, J. Y. Montague,
Z J. G. McCoy, Mrs. Anna R. Taylor aud Mrs.
Among other letters read at the meeting is
Kansas City, Sept 10, 1SS0.
Thanks for yours of tho 6th instant.
i,nn.. ,: rnnr lipnrr. is still in tho erood
work, though your head and hands are tem
porarily restrained by bodily sickness. Am
especially gratified to know that you are not
,-;tiim,fc l-iinni nvrn in voiir own couutrv:
that your work is appreciated even at home.
I should enjoy the mass meeting in the Con
gregational church Sabbath evening, but I
cannot be spared my Sunday duties here any
more than from those of the week day.
I trust that your work, so useful and suc
frsssful elsewhere, will maintain a warm en
dorsement at home. Aly provident work
during the summer uas Deen largeiv wuu,
.,.,.1 rr- ! t-rmtli finnd linmps in the
country 'are constancy calling for both boys
and gins. xno .suppiy 01 uuo ex
ceeds the demand, but the demand for girls
i nmntrmr.lv iii oxeess of tho sunnlv. Could
I get rid of all the other "provident'' work, I
could employ all my time, and usefully too,
in rescuing and homeing the children of the
street. . . ,
1 have received many expressions ot tnter
rh ; n,i nmimral nf tlir nroiiosed Minue-
apolis convention; especially from Airs. C. J.
TO.IU, Ol yOUC City, AyUO jit. JiOUi, vjhuiu
Island, L. AV. Harrington, Pawnee City,
l ,, , . -k- tt : - 1. l..
and others, (i enclose .ur. nan mjiuus icir
ter. who desires more information on tho
Shall be glad to sec, or hear from you at
yoiir convenience. Yours in the active work,
1. U. V UllUlibU.N.
I..EANS -N1 1V.TS AGAIN AT THE HAT.
"Here we are booked again for another
game of base ball.'' said a "faf yesterday
immediately after ho had supplied himself
with a good, big, round square breath. lie
said it had been decided that the fats and
leans would participate in another "crack
game"' within ten days. The team of fats
will remain as list published but the leans
have agreed to make the following changes':
Robert Deam instead of F. Oliver and R.
Boys in place of Air. Rose.
TrLs leaves the two teams without a player.
It is desired by the leaders of both sides that
it lie a game of awkwarnuess rather than an
exhibition of skill. Capt. John B. Carey
will act as umpire. The proceeds of the af
fair will go to the Benevolent Home.
To the Editor of the Eagle.
The Beacon says that Thomas i& a candi
date at tho request of all the Democratic
party aud of the better class of the Republi
can voters. Little peculiar isn't it that all the
Democratic imrtv and the better class of
voters in the Republican party should have
a common object in view. After Air.
Thomas address to the convention in which
he said that if elected he could have no high
er ambition than to perform the duties of
the ollice as well as Jcwetthad. it would look
as if there could bo no very large number of
the best clas of Republicans voters demand
ing a change. Tho best class of voters of any
party don't desert an oilicer that has given
satisfaction. - Obseuvek.
stolen goods found.
Yesterday a gentleman employed at tho
city drug store went in the rear of that
establishment to get an empty box and hap
pened to select one that contained a good
sized stock of goods, .investigation was
made which resulted in showing that the
clothing belonged to Katz and were another
installment of what was stolen a few nights
Yesterday was another one of those white
wash days in the justice court as far as crim
inal business was concerned. It teemed as
though the day was too beautiful to be made
foul by a criminal deed fronymy one.
Ti,f r-it-il ilnpfcofc W.1.S verv
Some cases of more than average importanct
were tried before Justice Thomas.
Business was brisk again yesterday morn
ing in the io!ice court. John Johnson, R. J.
Domipy. J. C. Hunt. J. C Jahuoa, Town
Dempsey. John AfcElmira, John Smith,
Charley Collins. John Q;iinn, John AVbods,
and Joe Bumcts were all fined 5 each for
Dall Moore. "Alice Jordan. Maud S.. Mrs.
J. Connelly, prostitutes, left lines of $10
In the afternoon was brought up the case
of the city against Alorgan for vagrancy.
He was represented by Charley Hatton. and
Judge Campbell appeared for the city. Th
case took up the whole of the afternoon and
all the points were closely contested. The
Judge did not render a decisoa, but promised
to do so this morning.
The amount collected so far this month in
the police court is fl,C5S 23.
WIMER'S L.YCEUM COMPANY.
This company needs no introduction to the
citizens of AVichita, as on their former visit
here they played to the largest houses of the
season. This company has been on the road
continuously for ninety-two weeks without
missing a performance, and in that time
turned away more people than many compa
nies played to last season. They have no
cheap talent, as our roster shows people who
are recognized as clever artists. People ask
why they play at cheap prices with a com
pany that compares favorably with the best
on the road, and their answer is that they
play to more money and less empty chairs
than those playing at high prices. The com
pany will appeai-JThursday, Friday and Sat
urday nights, with Saturday matinee. The
following is the reportoire: Thursday, Two
Orphans, Friday, AVoniau aganst AVoman,
Saturday matinee, Hidden Hand, and Satur
day night, Tho Danites.
James Brasfield, who has for some time
I bten kept at the Benevolent Home, was yes
terday adjudged insane in Judge E. B. Jew
att's court. The case of Joseph Hamilton,
who was charged with being insane, was con
tinued until next Saturday.
IjADIES J1ENEVOI.ENT HOME KEI'ORT.
Secretary's fourth quarterly report for t!e
quarter ending Sept. l.h. 1S&5:
.$ 15 00
. l."K) 00
. IX 00
. n 00
. Tj 00
. 5 00
. 2 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. I 00
. 1 00
. 150 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. 1 50
. 4 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. 1 00
. :; 00
. 18o 75
Citv of AVichita
M. AV. Levy.
R. E. Lawrence
Mrs. McGee ..
Mrs. T. S. Dubois
C. S. Caldwell
Lieut. Leith -
Pastor of Catholic Church
McNaghtou & Allies
M. E. Church
Airs. AA. R. Tucker
Airs. J. G.Allen
Mrs. R. C. Guthrie, Jr.
Mrs. Frank AVilliams
AVbrk done in the house
Base ball game Fat vs. Leans
Bal. due treasurer, last report.
Rent to Brimley
Johnston & Son '-
Ind. Bakery !'
Airs. Piatt l
Salary ac. to Mrs. Piatt
McNaghton & M 1
Al. Kohu & Co 4
Airs. Johnston '1
A. A. IPyde 4
Huse & Co 4
Arts. Piatt 1
To bal. in hands of treasurer '20
"Mrs. Sarah E. Mitchell,
AA'ichita. SapWO, INTO.' '
The annual meeting of tho Young Alen's
Christian association was hold at their hall
last night, J. C. Rutau, president in the chair.
Aleeting opened by music, scripture reading
by Rev. Hewitt and prayer by Rev. Brown.
After the opening ceremonies the various
conmuttees mado their reports on the work
done the past year.
The report of the board of directors shows
twenty board meetings, 13S members received,
general secretary employed, executive com
mittee appointed to secure a house for the
association and the necessary machinery put
in motion for the successful operation of the
Finance cominitto reported subscriptions
$1,420 to tho week, all debts paid leaving a
small ballanco on hand. Treasurer report
shows receipts $1,52$, expenditures $l,15S.(o,
ballance $01.40. Alembership committee
show charter membirs 41, other members re
Reception committe report shows three
socials and three lectures given all of which
were fine succes-es. Interesting program
has been piepared to o.-cupy every Alonday
evening for the next six mouths.
Christian work committee reports work
confined to the Sunday afternoon meetings
for young men. The average attendance at
these meetings for the year 57; aggregate at
tendance, 2,:51S. Twenty unconverted young
have asked for prayers: six professed con
version ; three backsliders reclaimed. Special
invitation committee report? object to per
sonally invite young men to the Sunday af
ternoon meetings, which increased average
attendance from forty-live to eighty.
Youug men's Bible class organized July
30 for practical study of the Bible. Time of
meetings, Friday evenings, from 7:A) to S.
Training class began April 0 for systematic
study of the Bible, with a view to preparing
young men for using the Bible intelligently
in dealing with the unconverted. Aleetings
held from S::W to 0:.5) Friday
coming average attendance nine. Room and
library committee reports four dailies,
twenty weeklies two semi-weeklies, two
Simi-mouthlies, ten mothlies, total thirty
eight, attendance at rooms for all purposes
six thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight,
average daily attendance thirty-six. Tiie
committee reported that tha Ladies
Auxilliary were soon going to make earnt
efforts tosecure books for the library by ask
ing one volumn from each houso in the city
and which if carried oat will givo a good
library for the aw of the young mm. They
also report that one poorly lighted and ven
tilated room is ni for the general secre
tary's office. Reading room. Parlor. Recep
tion room. Game roo:n. Conversation room.
Tiv nominating committee th..n roriel the
following oiliccrs for th? earning yaar: J.
C. Ratan, president, A. A. Hyde, viee-preri-deat.
J. Y. Alontague, recording sKretary,
A. F. Rowe. corresponding swretary. C. R
Davidsoa, trca-oirer, aud tha following as
membar.sof theb-xtrd of dirxUtnz Chxs.
Lawrence, C. A. AVaiker. IL G. Row, D. S.
Pence. AVm. Kassoi and IL Imbodsa. After
the business tva coaclaifti the La lLs AuxiF,
--.- served refreshments an,l A couple of
h.nrs. wen? srvint in social pleasure.
i After the business of the as-ociatiou wa3
I disposed of the assembly was met-imorpbosod
i into a social gathering. Ice cream aud cake,
! toetli-r with several other of the dehcacie
1 ofrth- season, was servxl in an elegant s:yie.
and the evening wa? spant in typical social
I enjoyment. .
i Mr. Ransom Pavne left yesterday for New
port. Kentucky- After rttendm& to some
business there be will return to this city f
.:l Ur- U: fafsilv.
8 tJllH !-. JJ ' rf '
The lecture of Rev. Hughey on "Ingersol
ism,'' at the First M. E. church last evening,
was not, considering the charitable object
for which it was given, as largely attended
as might have been expected.
After an introducon by Rev. 'Hodson, the
speaker without much preliminaries took up
the main points of his subject. His brilliancy
and depth of thought and the eloquence with
which he delivered his lecture, held the at
tention of the auVlience from the boginuing
Man and freedom was the first point to
.which he called attention. According to In
gertolism man is but an automaton, subject'
to an undeviating law and without freedom
of action or thought; the same atoms that
combine to make the brain of a thief combin
ing only differently to form the brain of the
judge who tried him. Such a rule, said the
speaker, would make all legal restraint a
farce and impossibility. Such teachings as
that are an insult to intelligence, and the
more that they are examined the more ridic
ulous and absurd they become. Mr. Hughey
said he admitted and accepted the doctrines
of Huxley and other great scientists, so
far as they have been proved by experiment,
and no further. AVhen these men pose before
tho world as lecturers and teachers of relig
ion they loose their force aud power. Every
man is "free to act as he will, the limitation
only being his abihtj. The whole doctrine
of materialism is in contradiction of the con.
science and resoou of man.
Mr. Ingersol, he said, denied the existence
of a God but acknowledges the eternal exist
ence of matter. There must be a creator in
order to have created matter. Afatter or
in ind, then, is eternal; which is it? The aethc
ist say matter, and that mind is only its
product after force has taken hold of it. The
religious man believes mind is eternal and
matter is created. The tiniest stone to the
largest planet is formed by a plan : if we go
the deepest stratus we find design and plan.
Everywhere and running through all things
in existence is the appearance of design.
The aetheist, however, will not give this
senseless matter to the world iu this guise,
but he clothes it with life and calls it force.
, The bridge at St. Louis was in the mind of
Capt. Eades, the designer, before it spanned
the Alississippi. same with the sculptor aud
the painter; they have iho design of their
work in their minds before formed from tho
marble or upon tho canvass. This idea of
trial and failure which the athiest advances
is revolting to the mind of a conscientious
Ho then emoted Hume's memorable remark
about a miracle, aud said a miracle is im
possible only if there be no God. A miracle
depends upon proof, and the Lord is working
as powerful miracles today as ever he did
before: tho conversion of one soul being in
finitely greater than tho raising of Lazarus.
Tho origin of life is a miracle in itself it
sprang from chaos at tho word of God.
The speaker then called attention to what
might be called the more practical part of
his subject, the effect of this kind of teaching
upon humanity. Voltaire although perhaps
the greatest of French writers was one of the
most wicked. Rousseau by his own cou
fesion was a villain. The reign of terror was
an example of a population entirely be
yond all religious control, and the terrible
effect is only too well known. Religion tends
to govern man by controlling his conscience,
throw this away and you will have au cud to
all human societj'. The greatest enemy of
man is the greatest enemy of God, the high
priest of atheism. How true does this ap
pear in the irreligious anarchists that strive
to overthrow man and his government. In
gersol is doing all he can to overthrow the
nation; and the mini-ters of God to build it
up. If anarchists meceed in their object it
requires bayonets and soldiers tc bring onkr
out of the confusion. Napoleon took the
sword to quell the revolution; and again
General IJnzine took arms to quell the com
Ingersol says the highest, duty of man is to
be happy, and to be happy is to make others
happy. But men seek happiness in different
ways. All men do not as Socrates did seek
happiness in thought. Generally, tako away
religious influence and men seek to do evil.
AA'hen we see this condition of affairs and to
wards which we are now drifting, thought
ful men may well tremble for the safety of
"Besides. Air. Iuger.-ol does not believe
one word he says.' the sneaker remarked in
conclusion, and then rea -Ling from his Tsorks,
pointed out their many inconsistencies.
A PLEASANT AFFAIR.
One of the 1110-t pleasant events of the tea
son occurred last night at the residsnee of
Mr. August AVaguer. who live at 803 South
3Iain stree-t The occasion was the fortieth
birthday of 3Ir. Wajngr, and Mrs. Waqner
had worked up a .'rand surprise for her hus
band. About S o'clock a number of hi? most,
intimate fritud.s arrhed at the residence.
Their appearance was enough to cause Mr.
Wagner to have strong m..picioa of what was
up, but in a few minutes another detachment
of friends arrived and he was made sure of
his enviable situation.
The afTair was nothing le-vS than a complete
surprise to him. Notwithstanding that fact
ho was soon able lo entertain his many
friends with his usual cordiality.
Mrs-. Wagner had, unawares, to him, pre
pared a sumptuous repast, of which all par
took with tha keenest rcdish at a timely
hour. The refreshment? were a la German
in the extreme, and tho-e who were present
enjoyed themselves as only ioplc of their
nationality can. After the rofreshratuts the
elder people surrendered the parlors to the
young folks, who swut several hours in the
pleasures of the dance.
The evening was highly tn joyed by the
many present and wiil long l referred to by
them with pleasure. At a late hour Mr.
Stewarts self-appointod welconw gututs bid
him a kind good bye with all to-j good wishes
that friends can heap upon a fritin.L
The following is a complete lL-t of tho?.;
Father Ca-ey, Mother Maghar. Mr. and
' 3Irs. Bolto, Mr. and Mr. Semiser, 3r. and
j Mrs. SchniUltr. Mr. and Sir fi. Grlb;, Mr.
I and Mr?. Kimmerfc, Mr. and Mrs. Joba -!P.
I Mr. nnl Mr. Gelto, Mr. and Mr. TVse
1 3uhT Mr. and Mrs. WiegRfld. Mr. and Mrs.
:.Tohn I5raH?ch, Mfcs- Biilatan, Kafc&h,
Flagg. ftriuL 1tiaJ France. Hisirgw, Gate,
1 Eiltz, Messrs. Jrhn Kaobfcitfc-h, diss. Ar
nM. Meyle. Snhrc. KofteaaTrar, Bes
iKelvb. Clsa KeXoJ. Herar. Lcfdicfce,
t ICrojnart, V. F. HcJoiiler,T. M. Lane, Mrs.
! BiTtmau. Mr. and Sirs. Bmltri, Ur. and
I Mrs. C. Brailscu. 3J. acd Mrs. IL Franks,
Mr. and Mrs. ThralL
UK ON' riifE.
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of tima in the Santa Fa trains. The south
J bound train leaves thscity juaons Lour
j tarh'er than formerly and ths Kansas Cit3'
train leaves at 7:40 in the evening instead of
j 5 o'clock.
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