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31. 31. KUKDOCK, Editors
TUESDAY MORNIKG. NOV. 23, 1SS6.
A LITTLE FOOLISH.
Kansas City Whistling to Keep up Her
Judce McCrary, the solicitor of the San
ta Fe road, in an interview with a Kansas
City paper affects to believe that the exten
sion of the Sauta Fc to Chicago will not
hurt Kansas City. Judge McCrary is
cither a novice in railway and transporta
tion matters or he takes the people of Kan
gas City to he very verdant. The Santa Fe
andUuion Pacific roads tcrmtnaiing at
Kansas City have for years been delivering
the entire traflic of two or three states and
territories at that point. So firmly have
these roads dominated the territory named
that all the trunk lines reaching west from
Chicago and St. LouU were compelled to
go to Kansas City and there fctop. This
fact alone made and constituted Kansas
Cny the great entrepot for Kansas, for the
Indian Territorry, Colorado, New
Mexico, Arionia, and partly for old
Mexico and Nebraska. "When the Santa Fe
shall di&continue delivering her immense
traflic to the eastern roads which meet her
at Kansas City and shall carry her own
tonage on cast, th roads so terminating
will be compelled to seek the .same base of
supplies in self protection. This will have
the tendency to make Kansas City, largely,
a "whistling station," instead of a great
commercial gateway. The very, the only
xeason for the Santa Fe going to Chicago
is because .she finds that sho is no longer
able to make Kansas City the terminal point,
no longer able to hold the trunk
lines at that point. The reason that the
Santa Fe is going to Chicago is simply
because several of the great eastern lines
are pulling out into the territory heretofore
controlled by the Santa Fc, and pulling
out into this territory not by the way of
Kansas City but independently of that
point, that is by the way of St. Joe and
Atchison, by the way of Ft. Scott and
Judge McCrary should avoid being in
terviewed or otherwise talk sense. II is
closing opinion that the Alton and that the
Burlington wont now invade Kansas terri
tory is too boyish even to allude to.
KANSAS ACADEMY OF SCIENCE.
The Kansas Academy of Scienco closed
lU annual session Saturday night at Em
poria. It proved the most successful, the
most interesting mei ting ever held in that
organization which is rapidly becoming
one of the most important societies or in
corporate bodies of the state, so important
that the state publishes an annual report of
lion. James 11. Mead, of this city who
was an original member, and who never
misses a meeting says that the society
would have met next year in "Wichita, but
for the fact that they hadn't met at the
capital for three years. Ihit the society
offered Jo meet in "Wichita in 1SSS.
The following gentlemen were elected
oTiccrs for the ensuing year :
President R. D. Parker,
First Yire-Prest James It. Mead,
Second Vice Prcst. E. H. S. Bailey,
Secretary C A. Popcno,
Treasurer.!. 1). Graham.
Cnuiators F. Y. Cragen, L. L. Pyche.
B. 1. Kelley, A. II. Thompson, N. S,
GATH ON BLAINE.
George Alfred Town-end, in the course
of a three column ai tide about Blaine re
cenlly published in the Cincinnati Euijuir
cr, gives this picture of him, together with
a prediction, partly hidden : Blaine is to
diy only fairly entering upon the full frui
tion of his splendid power. and abilities;
he is rather better than worse for twenty
3'cars wear of public life. It has polished
and .strengthened him. His hair is almost
white, yet he is in the most igorous health
anil a perfect type of manhood. Hit eves
sparkle, his constitution is- not policial
with liipior or tobacco, hi- skin has the
clearest and healthiest glow, he appears to
lv;t peace v. ilh all the woild, and gives
every evidence of contentment and tran
quility. "With all this he is the potent fac
tor in American politics to day, and is the
exemplar of American fiti?onship.
TOPEKA DRUG STORES
A representative of the Leavenworth
Times is looking up the drug .store wiii-ky
business in '1 opeka. "With 200 .saloons in
lA-avcnworth. th;s would trcum to be a (i-e
of Hiking to cast out the mole in your
neighbor's ee -while overlooking the beam
in your own Lawrence Journal.
The report of the Times' representative
appearing Sunday morning i a lilf : si tit
ling. Such a report frjm "Wh hit "would
probably surprise but few, but fiom quiet,
sober, moral Topeka it breaks us all up.
Think of a probate judge lunkin" 1,2H)
per month out of hi filings. It is to" bad
that we must subject the members of our
legislature to sue 2i
move the capital.
aii iufiaence. Let".
31. M. ilurdock, editor of the T":chitn
Eglk, :is "down Mtk" sud cuuuwl to
his room two or threo weeks. His renders
and friends were au.ious about his condi
tion. Wednesday morning's Eagij: came
out with a strong aud enlhiwaMie editorial
headed "Wichita "Will Win!" Then every
body knew ilurdock was at his pot again
and had seemingly gained vigor and exu
berance from what he called his "rest."
Wilson County Citizen.
Correct, my dear John; a spell of sick
ness is hailed with pluisure, :is affording a
rest, :is the average editor knows. But all
the same Wichita will win.
Jay Gould is said to figure that if he
should give fifty men $3,000 each to go in
to "business for themselves, one half would
fail and lose all within :ive years, and the
other twenty-live would be mad because he
was able to make it $10,000 and dklnt do
it. lie argues that xasn appreciate their
own earnings far more than a gift.
The Wichita & Colorado railroad will
build to Kinsley if they have proper en
couragement. "This will give us a com
peting line, and will be as much of an ad
vantage to Edwards county as it U to Kins-lcy.-vinsley
The following letter is from a lady resid
ing at Leon, Kansas, whom it would seem
has little use for an official Thanksgiving
To the President of the United State, Greeting:
Deau Gkovek: I see by your last
proclamation that -ou realize the fact that
you were not elected president to run the
religion of this country, and have no au
thority, by virtue of your office, to regulate
religious festivals. Why did you not have
the courage to say so ? It would have been
honest, and made you many friends.
People need no moro proclamation fer
Thanksgiving day, than they do for 4th of
July or Christmas. You are not the head
of the church, like Victoria and the Czar,
and it is ridiculous to pretend to be. "Why
should you imitate the useless customs of
monarchial governments? Our republi
can institutions, and free religious platform
do not admit of it. And yet fiee Amercan
citizens will "toady" to the absurd customs
of despotism. Even the Republicans here
who hate you supremely, are preparing to
obey your command. (However, their
turkeys were already fattened, so your
"order" had nothing to do with it).
I am not going to obey it, Grovcr, and
and what are you going to do about it?
Sovereigns should not issue commands that
cannot be enforced. To do so is absurd
and contemptible. Let popes, bishops and
pastors regulate the exercises of theii re
spective flocks, while you attend to the
duties of your office and private affairs.
Contribute a mite to the widow and orphan
who have nothing to be thankful for; and
don't waste your time any more, serving a
notice on God through the newspapers,
that all the people are going to return
"thanks" on the 25th. Me thinks I see St.
Peter standing at the "golden gate" ring
ing a chestnut bell at you. I am not op
posed to"thanksgivingday,"Grover, only to
your pretending to run it when you do not.
Good bye, Grover. Remember the widow
and orphan. As ever your affectionate
aunt. Betsy Tkotwood.
Leon. Kan., Nov. 20th, 86.
MORE ABOUT WOMAN'S POSITION.
To the KUitor of the liafllo.
There is very little in Mrs. Lease's article
in the Eagle of the 17th that demands
notice from me. If it was intended in any
sense as a refutation of what I had written
on the subject of "The Bible and "Woman's
Rights," as Mrs. Lease evidently fancies, it
only serves to show how fertiio her fancy
My object and only object was to tet
forth clearly the teachings of the Bible as
to the equality of the sexes. And the
points brought out were these:
That God placed woman in subjection to
man as a part of tho punishment for her
That woman wa3 studiously excluded
from all participation in the government of
the Jewish nation, and from the taber
nacle and temple service; (the only excep
tion to this iscao of Deborah, which excep
tion scives to confirm thciulc):
That our Lord in Ills teachings did not
repeal His Father's .sentence on women, hut
That the apostles gave numerous and
positive commands to the wife to be ia sub
jection to her husband:
And I might hac added that in the
Christian church woman Avas called to no
office of rule or authority.
Mrs. L. does not refute one of these posi
tions. She wields a facile pen and presents
a very readable article. She says many
pretty and a few true things. But it is
what she does not say, that
most concerns me. There h a very
careful avoidance of all the points made in
my article. She ignores them entirely and
indulges in flights of fancy about woman
being "the heart of Creation," &c, &c.
These are all very well, but they are wide
of the maik; they don't touch tiie question
al issue. "Woman's Cieator placed her un
der the ban which the woman suffragists
are vainly endeavoring to throw off. It is
a contest of the finite with the Infinite,
a'ul the more woman attempts to thwart
the will of the Almighty so plainly declar
ed, the gi eater the woe and mi-cry she
brings upon herself.
Man, too, must bear in patience and
hope tho curse proihmuced upon him to
the end of time. He ran no moic escape
the penalty of his ain fian cimi the partner
of his disobedience-. Tne only hope for
either of them is in Clnist, through Avliom
belli will be raised to glory, in me coming
kingdom where all distinctions of sex will
be removed and the equality so much de
sired here lc fulby enjoyed. A. L. T.
To :hs Editor of the Kas'.e.
Dkak Sir.: Seeing the advertisement in
the St. Louis Sporting News about organ
izing a Kansas State league with the clubs
mentioned "Wichita. Lawrence, Abilene,
Emporia, Great Bend, Hutchinson and
several otheis that can tapport a club I
thin!; they ouglu to Iwld a meeting and do
something towards organizing the league.
I think that if it was published in the state
papers a little it would be moro interest.
Plsasc publish. Your scrvan,
P. S. If you should want to call the di
rectors to a meeting send posjal to Preston
Typcr, Great Bend.
Other papers please publMi.
It may be that the Hutchinson Xcws ctn
fool its home or local readers by publishing
expressions of men which never were made,
but such a disregard of the facts will re
turn to plague it, not only the author of
them, but the town itsslf. Hutchinson is
too good a town, with too big and grand
prospects for the immediate- future to re
sort to such tricks or take chances of get
ting the ill ill of men by misquoting
Though the earthquake hocks at
Charleston gave occasion for a good deal
of speculation on the causes of the seismic
phenomena, an authoritative find generally
intelligible summary of the conclusions of
geologic science upon that interesting sub-
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performed by Maj. J. "S . Powell. Director
of tho United States Geographical Survey,
in an article which is to sppear in the
Forum for December.
SOUTHERN KANSAS ARBITRATION.
From tho Globo Democrat.
The Missouri Pacific and St. Louis yes
terday scored the the first decisive victory
in the contest at Chicago for the equitable
basing of rates to Southern Kansas terri
tory, The Missouri Pacific and Frisco de
manded that Fort Scott territory as well
as "Wichita should be taken into considera
tion by the arbitrators, and a prompt ad
journment of the vroceedings was the re
sult, the Chicago lines for the first time
giving an open indication of their position
by asserting that the Missouri
Pacific hid made this demand in order to
disrupt the pool, which it would do as the
Nettleton interest would not, and in fact
could not accede to any such a proposition.
It was also significantly hinted Jgr the Chi
cago interest that if it proved rrccessary to
resort to war as a final arbitrator of the
differences, Kansas City would have no
cause to complain of the rates which would
be put into elfect. The demand made by
the St. Louis lines however was a veritable
bomb, wholly unlooked for aud a com
plete and crushing surprise f-om which
the opposition had no avenue of
retreat. General Freight Agent Sargent
announced that it would be necessary for
him to communicate with Mr. Nettleton,
which he did, and to the great disgust and
greater discomfiture of the Chicagoites,
that gentleman promptly acknowledged
the justice of the Missouri Pacific's claim,
and acceded to it without reservation.
Having carried its points, and that, too,
with greater ease than had been hoped for,
the Missouri Pacific rested its case, and the
arbitrators proceeded to struggle -with the
arguments. "While the the Chicago lines
have announced their intention to re
main neutral, they have thrown all of
their influence in the direction of defeating
the St. Louis interest and boistering up
Kansas City, asserting that the Atchison's
arguments were unanswerable, and that
the Missouri Pacific would find its posi
tion untenable, even were it to succeed.
As the case progresses, however, the be
lief that the St. Louis idea will prevail is
strengthened, aud there is little doubt as to
the ultimate result of the controversy. The
Missouri Pacific and Frisco have not gone
into this contest to lose, and all indica
tions point to a victorious conclusion.
THE EYESOF THkHoUTH OPENED.
One of the leading generals of the rebel
army, in writing of the war says; "If we
of the south had known how powerful and
rich the north was in manufacturing as
well as commerce and how your millions
of workingmen were trained mechanics,
competent on the instant to rebuild any
thing from a bridge to a railroad, and had
known how your people by their thrift
and skill accumulated hundreds of millions
of surplus earnings to loan to the Gov
ernment in times of war wo should
never have appealed to war. "We
learned at bitter cost in mortal conflict hw
the north had made itself strong by protec
tion, and the South, under the twin curse
of free trade and slave labor, had left itself
in a condition to be crushed and defeated
in war. Your great wealth, your millions
of trained mechanics, able to act as me
chanics and soldiers both, were what
proved too much for ns. Our wealth was
in our slaves and plantations. "We had no
surplus in money, and no skilled labor.
Your savings banks and your skilled labor
weie what whipped the rebellion, and pro
tection gave you both. Your northern
states with their manufacturing aud their
wealth are constant marvels to
all southerners traveling through
them. "We have learned wisdom." This
view is confirmed by the fact that the lead
ing papers of the south, all of the Demo
cratic party, are turning to protection. A
Nashville paper expresses the new south
ern sentiment by saying, "one rolling mill
or one factoiy, when it starts up, knocks
all the -free trade out of any city or county
in the south." The Atlanta Constitution,
the leading paper of the south, and of course
Democratic, says on another point: Under
free tiade American manufactures would
be unable to compete with the pauper labor
of Europe. Our skilled workmeu would
become tillers of the soil. Farm products
would drop lower and lower; home markets
would decline and no new ones would be
Tho south is indeed getting its eyes
opened, and is rapidly coming into that
hioad light in which it will see that the
greatest curse ever visited upon it, next to
that of human slavery, has been its domi
nation by the Democratic party.
Rodolph Hatfield, of Wichita, would
make a good speaker of ihc next houso of
representatives. He is favored by at least
two of the representatives from Sumner
county, and will doubtless be supported by
the south and west portions of the state.
Mr. Hatfield is a member of the legal firm
of lnlley, Hatfield & Bently, and'hns the
ability to make a speaker of which south
ern Kansas would have cauc to feel proud.
Give Hatiield the gavel Wellington Pos
In the midst of political and earthquake
excitements, don't forget that Kansas is
bjoming. The census f this year shows a
population of but little less than 1,. 300,000,
being an increase of 2-10,000 in the lust
year. A quarter of a million in a ye.ir'
"Wlrit Other state ever equaled it? The
census in l9d will give us fully 2,000,000.
New York Millinery,
133 IT. Main St.
GRAND REDUCTION S
Our last sale having met with sig
nal success, we are again prepar
ed with a large and beautiful
which we offer for the next three
days at the following special
75c Misses Hat. nicely trimed
worth $1 .00
$1.25, Ladies Hat trimmed, velvet
witn wing, worth $2 00,
$1.50, Stylish trimmed hat, well
$2 00, Black walking hat, trimmed
velvet with wing, regular price 3.25.
$2 50, Hats trimmed in fine velvet
or astrachan, with fine tips or fancy
wing, regular price 3.75.
2.75, Fine felt turban with fancy
ribbon and w:ng, reg. price -.50.
3.50, Best fur felt trimmed with
silk velvet and astrachan with tine tips
or plumes or elegant fancy feather
and ornament, worth 5.00.
Fine Plumes, all coisrs, from 75c
to $3 50, well worth 1.25 to 5 50.
A full stock of ladies and chil-
drens woolen hoods will be sold
regardless of cost.
- - w,ncrB rifl birds
j - bfrom 20c to $2,150. worth
j Don't miss this Chance to secure
' actual bargains.
Holiday Goods, Etc., Etc.
Now being received and put on sale at unheard of low prices.
132 MAIN ST.
Manhattan Clothing Co.
326 DOUGLAS AVE.
-!ffIrxKlilFinest : Restaurant : in : Kansas-
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SMtWWAttM LruB Hon. Seir Kiowa. Kn.
'rX&zifyCllW$-,4ttU? " f3r'. H.-Or.!ers for :CK CItKA.1t In nnj flavor ixxk-
150 LOTS FOR SALE IN
ON k KA
One of the finest laying additionsto tne city of Icitita, lying
one and one-half miles South of Douglas avenue and comprising
One Hundred and Ninety-two 1P2 lots, oast and west fronts, on
Mosley avenue, which will be sold at prices so low that any man
can have a, home on very easv terms, and great inducements to par
ties who will ouild at once. We have the building boom and intend
to iieep it. .
This addition is convenient to school, rhurcnes, scores, etc.
Street cars rim past the addition, making easjr access to tne busi
ness portion of the city.
Come at once and secure a choice building site
srrm win T-m-c- inn-x-1 nn in t-hp. first
ct.0 C " mill "i--m -r "1 O-w-'l CO 4- 1 - - i- "-
Qrtnn tttiI! rmtr mnv1 RH ft. in rnlrr
Li $480 will buy 100x150 ft in fourth
do not sell any corner
ise on the lots, thereby
aOOU Will UU.V IUUA1UU It, 11 SCUWi! UiWUM ZOK3UJi.
Come everybody and haveahorne of your own
m A TVTOATiT
Office with Famum & George.
ROOM 1, -
VT. K. DZAX
DEAN 1 MAXWELL,
Real Estate Deal
W hare property la rrerr drh-0l( JvUr ta te
or eScc pvG an set ur pricos
0FTIC2-BO0K 4 HAGLB SIDCK.
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, r or lurcner in-
formation call at
Stock of 2Tew
- , blnnk. nast f'-ont.
r T-vl r1r "! 0" "IT1
hlnnlr. Pflt, nrRL fronts.
block, east or wes, ronto.
unless the party agreesto buUd
obtaining the building boom.
HO MAIiT ST. '
A. H. JUXffJLL. If oiu? PabUe.
dt?: lw a lirc- llt of Farm Tn-yiztj.
projsrt j tm of ctarja.
DEAN & MAXWELL
6n S Market st.
f'S SECOND ADDITION.
Kansas Furniture Co
The grand rush of
Iqft us badly damaged, but still in the ring
with some 20,006 yards
No. 1 Goods, First-Class
Are what we depend
we are. the
We are Headquarters
On Wednesday Morning we will place on
At $1.1 7 a yard on your floor.
lansas Funiiliire Co.
IjrtQjf'r BI j , I 1?Jfc'2j?r"jaB
61 doz. all wool shirt waists assorted colors atoOc, actual value. $
3'J-doz. all wool shirt waists, assorted colors, at 75c. actc&i vaa-f
45 doz. all wool shirt waists assorted colors, At Si acwwklvalu'
S. GOLDSTEIN &
422 Bast Douglas Avenue.
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JOBS s. oozr's.
Real Estate Agent
City Property and Farm for Sb- -fttotU Cof 'ecid nd Taxes Paid
Correspondence Soi'Ciied Bunne Prompt' Attended"
156 r. iCAIHST. - WICHITA, KA27SAS.
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