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J&oxrenxlter 23, 1836.
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JUL WKD.VESDAT. DEC. 9Ui.
OU.1 TRIP TO CALiyollSIA
A. 1!. CAMPEi:r,L.
Adjutant General of Kncv:.
THURSDAY EVENING. DKCKHliHKtUi.
COI. II. C. St CI.AIU.
Of Bell J'lainc, oa the wttr.o tubject.
BENEFIT 0V"V. It. C.
Admission. - 2
W. E. Chambers has returned from n vLit
to Kansas City.
W. II. Ilro-.Mi, representing Valcamp &
Co., of Intlinnopolis:, U in the citj.
J. IJlock has :icceUKl tho po-tion of city
fa-3inrtn .wth 15. Cohn cigar dealers.
Remember tho pleasant ontort-uininent
fixxl at the Congregational church tonight.
There will bo an ovter supper nt tbo Con
grogational church this evening from 0 to U.
Major ATcNamarn, formerly of tho Inter
Ocean, but later of Wichita, called yester
day. Mr. Clawon, deputy clerk of Hariicr
county, spent yesterday in Wichita honoring
tho Eaglk with a call.
Taylor z Taylor sold yesterday lot 131
North llain for II. E. Corn to Georgo L.
Douglas. Price, ?G,500.
IL A. Bellow, formerly of Kingman, now
of tho lively town of bimar, Hurt county,
Colorado, called yesterday.
Tho Silver Glee- clu j will givo tho grand
inaueml magtmcrndo Lall at Alemorial hall
touighL A grand timo is anticipatotL
"What gloiious days yesterday and Sunday
Tv.ne. "Wichita needs just six weeks of such
wr 'ather to catch tip vith her building con
I. O. O. F. social at their ball Thursday
evening, Kovembor 23tii. All Odd Fellows
an 1 their fa:nili?s invited. liring 3-our bas
3ILs llattio Ione.-, of ItrcConnolesville,
Ohio, ii viaitiug Mr. C. . il. Davw, of the
Royal Spice ihlls. Sho will probably re
main (he city tonio week.
Tho yanl of tho Plymouth Cougi'egalional
church w as being arranged yesterday. The
I?ri-tol Sisters fcavo donatwl JJC) ilovror bulbs
which v. ill bo planted in the bods.
E. II. Collins, of Sterling, arrived in tho
city yesterday. IIo will ttart tomorrow
for the road as salesman for llcrsbberger &
Calitch, wholesale cigar dealers.
llenibers of tlie A. 51. E. chifcli will givo
a festival at their church ou "Water street on
Thanly-giving'eve., for the benefit of the
church. All are cordially invited to attjud.
Rus:h & G rover have enlarged iheir busi-noi-i
by the addition of a packinghouse to the
to ir of meat market on Toi th Alain. Thoy
expjet to kill ard i)aclc about '0 hogs a tlay.
Bitting Bros., commenced moving shelv
ing last night from their present stand to
the new building. Electric lights have been
placed in itio new building, and it is fast
All the members of tbo W. T. C. U. arc
requested to lw prtssnt at tbo regu'ar meet
ing Tu"5iiay afternoon to se.y farevoll to onr
etlicifnt vico president. Jlrs. Lamphear, who
I 'ikes her departure for California.
Mr. Nelson George old 100 acres of tbo
Samuel Kernau place adjoining tlie AVicbita
'aniens, yesterday to R. A. Love, for thir
teen thousand dolhun. This place Mr. Iver
nan bought for tweut'-livo hundrMl dollars
three years ago.
Tho lsiies of the Congregational church
iro making etensi'e reparatluns to enter
tain their friends in line style at the oyster
MipjK'r to be jiven at the church this even
ing. Supper will commence at G o'clock;
charges, lV cents.
Mr. .1. r. Russel, abstract clerk in Cmxeu's
batik, recci-ol the sad mteliigeuc yetrj:.y
morning that bis brother at BlatTteu, IcIi
aua, was dead. He left a few hours latter en
bis sad mission, and h' has tke sympaiby of
many friends in this city.
Jame W. Euo hs smved in tlie city, and
bis goods are ou the way, and liu will be
ready for business about tits first-of Decem
bn He will occupy ths VanNuvs building
on Wcwt Douglas next to tho CitiMns tiank
with a large stock of furniture.
Mr. Sanborn, of tho Mystic Rivor, Conn.,
Machine works comjKiuy, and the rnaiiuiac
tutvrs of the Sanborn power paper cutter,
tbo dnest cutter made, was in the city yester-d-iy.
The Eagle has a three thousand
pound paper cutter of tbo Sanborn make and
its action is perfect.
Mr. J. J. Lv, of the Clark County Clipper,
was in tbs city yesterday. This was Mr.
Iy-A first vkit to Wichita, and be says pre-paT-1
as be was for big things, tho cirv was
ad Wyond what ho inaniaginl. AshbuKl
hi report as growing rapidly ami solidly,
and Clark couuny, of which it is tlie county
sit coming rajjidh- to tho front.
Mr. V.r. A. I'minms has returnetl from
Penniylvania, bringing with luin bis fair
bride, who is welcon e i to her new western
borne. Mrs. P., who is a very comely and
very intelligent ladj evpresses licrsaif as
veil leased with the great rollinc: prairie
and "w t' the lire and poople of our bright
city. Mr. and Mrs. Pluunner expect to get
to .ou ol.ee. ins ' a ftf"" days, and we take
ploi ti v ia:iiu'ii:r;our sooitv MopIo that
id lo i or o .of Irs. P. thy -nil f jd a ir.ost
on joyable member.
THR CUKISTIAX COMMON WEALTH.
gonic timo siuco tbo Eaglo mado noto of
tbo fact of the presence in cur city
of Timothy Coop, of London, an
exten.-ive traveler and a noted philanthro
pist. He caui over to America to attend a
Christian convention and came to "Wichita
because bo heard sj much of tho placo and
because hero was to ba erected tho Garfield
University named for tho man whom Mr.
Coop personally knew and admired. But
when we wrote our notice wo were not aware
of the fact that Mr! Coop was the proprietor
of a great religious weekly published in Lou
don called the Christian Commonwealth, an
undenominational paper, indepenpent in
m-ervthinrr and verv ablv edited. It
is a paper not ouly largely quoted for its
sound and advanced views on evangelical
work but contains the sermons of Dr. Alex
ander Maclaren. It is also devoted largely
to tho international Sunday school work.
Besides these it fosters general evangelistic,
not sectarian'work, for tho entire world. It
has a homo department, contains chips of
tho British parliament, stands for temper
ance, etc., etc., numbering many noted En
glish writers among its contributors. It is
ouo of tho cheapest and best religious pupars
published in tho world. Tho bubscription
price is sis shillings and six ponce per an
num. This great paper in its next issue will
contain aja. article on Wichita from tho pen
of Mr. Coop, who is still in tho city. Such
of our readers as would like a great religions
and undenominational paper ought to see
Mr. C. and secure it at least for a few
Warwick Lodgo Knights of Pythias have
secured Homer D. Cope, of New York, in
bis two famous entertainments of "Damon
and Pythias,' cr tho te-it of "True Friend
ship," and "Humorous Evening,"' which is
bis recitation from funny writers, such as
Mark Twain, Bill N3o etc.
Mr. Copo is engaged for Dec. 10th and
11th at G. A. R. hall and tho comments of
tho pres3, wboro bo" has been, shows that his
ontortainrnents are meritorious and pleas
ing. Tho following is from the Chicago
One of tho most novel, ambitious, and suc
cessful programmes ever presented in Chi
cago wa tho recital of "Damon and Pyth
ias" by the dramatic reader Homor D. Cope,
on Friday night.
That auyono can succeed in tho rendition
of a play whoso characters aro so widely
difl'ereut, is a matter of surprise, yot the
complete sr.cces3 attained by Mr, Copo can
not bo questioned. It was an appreciative
and delighted audience which greeted Mr.
Copo on bis first appearanco in Chicago.
Sunday afternoon there wag a very nar
row escape from a disastrous and perhaps
fatal railroad collision in tho yards of tho
Fort Scott railroad.
Tho north bound train had arrived at tho
depot on tho west sido cud for fear that it
might, in tbo dense fog, cro.3 tho bridge
and collide with tho south bound train then
standing before tho city depot, tho switch
engine was sent to tbo west sido with in
structions to bavo the tram held. Tho en
gineer In tbo fog saw tho train approaching,
and balieviug bis lifo in danger, hastily re
versed his engino and with tho fireman
leaped to tho ground. The switch engino
now uncontrolled camo towards tho city de
pot with great speed, and would have run di
icctly into the engino of tho waiting train
had not the switchman the presehco of mind
to tui n it aside. This he did, but tho wild
engine in going on tho switoh struck th
cowcatcher of tlie otkr engine, and badly
wrecked it. The engineer kept his position
upon bis engino until tho other was upon
him and then leapod, narrowly escaping with
Tho switch engine was stopped by tbo col
lision, but was a complete wreck.
The accident attracted great attention,aud
soon a crowd of people had congregated at
the dejKt. The wrecking train was imme
diately telegraphed for, and soon arrived;
yesterday there was hardly a vestigo left of
tho debris of the collision.
A sneak tbic f stole a lap-robs and band
m?dicine case from Dr. J. E. Bennett at
bis residence, 001 S. Lawrence ave., lastnigbt
about SI o'clock. The doctor had been visit
irg toina patients and returned about tbo
hour mentioned above, and while putting bis
horse in the barn left tho buggy for a few
minute, when on returning be found tho
articles gone and no traco of tho thief.
Sxarch was immediately made, but to no
good purpose. Tho iolicu were informed,
but as yet have not been tible to l tin down
tho thief. Tbo doctor says ho doer, not care
for th? robe, but tbo case cannot bo replace!
this side of St. Louis.
AT TKi: Ol'KUA HOUSE.
The "Bound to Succeed" Company was the
attraction at tbo Opera House last night.
There was a good sized crowd in attendance.
The plot was not bad: full of blood and
thunder at first, but .softened down some
what towards the close. Miss Blair who bad
the leading lady character Agues. Hasting,
iu some part, roe to a high degree of pas
sionate acting. Harry Del Parker as Mc
Swesjan attracted some applause, but Mr.
Pizzini who had ntr.gerald wits tho most fin
sorriiw;sm;uN tkachuks associa
tion. This association will meet at tho First
Presbyterian church on Thursday evening,
and will be in session until Friday evening.
It embraces all the couuties in the south cen
tral p irt of the state, ana will bo largely at
tended and tho exorcises will ba of a very in
terius ami instructive character.
ON THE 1 J AGO El) EDGE,
gSoiuj of tb old condemned wooden awn
ings on North Main slill bold the fort al
though the last day allowing their existence
has passed. Many have been moved ami the
fact otharj. am still to be seen is drawing out
no little criticism from some. They think
that tbo city council should invito the owh
ors to comply with lh. ord.nance, and if not
obeyed muke tlie wooden structures go anv
way. I'OLICEXKN'S BALL.
Tho police are making extensive prepara-1
lions" fo"- tlwir ball tonight. The supper will '
le furnished by Me-srs. Hambiin & Bell, of i
the Model Cafe, and they say that, they will '
tnara noithar pains nor expense to set an I
elegant repast. - i
VICTI3I OF A KNIFE. 1
While one o -the bummiest bums of tho ,
city was sleeping Sunday night iu a house of I
ill repute, an inmate of the citablishniont ;
took advantage of his slumbers and inflicted '
with a lonfe what is thought to be a mortal .
vnuui. At a late hour last night however
he was alive.
WAS IT THE-BIG- CROWD
That Frightened the Member of the
Railroad Committee out of
his Former Positiou.
The City Library Gets tao Hlack oje and la
I.ent ont for Kccplnc. More Gas.
Maple Street Urid;e.
City council met last night in council
chamber with all tbo members present and
his honor, tho mayor in tho chair. There
was a large crowd present, tho hall scarcely
affording standing room. Tho general belief
that the council bad allowed a large amount
of business to pilo up and as a result many
questions of importance would put in an ap
pearanco seemed sufficient to cause no little
interest to ba manifested by tbo pubbc in tho
Before the maco fell, calling to order, the
councilmen were heard questioning each
other in order to find out how many had
brought with them a midnight luuch as it
was oxpected that a lengthy session was on
hand. The cause for alarm was however,
over estnnated. Tho railway ordinances be
ing knocked summarily back into their ac
customed resting place allowed the members
to return nomo by an honest bed timo and
be "fresh for tho ball tonight,'' as ono of
them expressed it.
Tbo public improvement coramittco roprc
sented by Mr. Healy commenced a report.
He first estimated tho cost of tho
work in tho different departments
of tho Topcka avenuo sewer. Tho entire
cost of tho sewer is 54,000.07 which makes
each foot cost l.37K-
Mr. Healy then referred to tho river bank
question. He said he bad investigated the
question and one of tho gentlemen who bad
been making town lots for himself said that
both tho county commissioners and tho coun
cilnicn of the Fifth ward bad given their
consent for him to extend the bank of the
river. Mr. Healy had ashed both parties
and they seemed to think that tbo gentlemm
was mistaken in bis assertion.
His investigation bad caused him
to bcliovo that tbo channel of
tho river is now four hundred
foot narrower than it was in 1S77, the year
of tbo last disastrous flood. The building of
the street car bridge had taken about seventy
five feet of tho river channel. Ho said he
believed a flood no larger than tho ono men
tioned would do a groat deal of damage.
Tho parties who havo filled inbayo no titlo
to tho land, as any ono can find out by going
up to tbo U. S. land office.
Richey moved that the matter of placing
the banks of tho river whoro they should bo
bo reforred to tho street committee and city
attorney with power to act.
Harris By request of many citizens would
ask that a crossing bo put in on First street
opposite tbo G. A. R. building. Wns so or
dered. HoiT, as chairman of tbo gas committee,
recommended seven ga3 lights on North To
peka and Emporia avenues. His report was
adopted, and three gas lights ordered on Wa
co avenue, tho same number on South Topc
ka avenuo and tho samo number on South
Up to this point of tho proceedings there
htid nothing happened that seemed to com
mand especial interest, bub an
intense interest was manifested all tho
timo thinking that when tho railroad com
mitteo was called out there would bo no timo
for catching tlies or playing with ths watch
chain. The call for tho report of tho rail
road committee brought tho chairman, Mr.
Carey, to his feet. Ho commenced by nar
rating his failures so far in getting the Santa
Feroad to improve its crossings in tho city.
Ho then stated that ho bad notified somo em
ploye of tbo street car company three times
by telephone to repair some placej along
their line, but no attempt at the samo had
been commenced. Ho did not know whether
the employo had told Major Powell or not.
He then referred to tho ordinances grant
ing tho right of way to motor lints und the
Wichita & Winfleld bond ordinance and said
that ho had intended to make a report on
samo until since the council bad convened.
Ono of tbo numbers of the committed hid
asked to havo the matter postponed two more
wejks and hecoiisequonllyaskedthntainount
Tho renort was adopted amid no little
noise and rustle, while some looked as though
they wanted to say "rats." It was intimated
that tha crov.-d was too large for any action
on tbo subject.
Upon motion of Healy the fire department
was instructed to flush the sewer two times
Mr. Healy a.s chairman of the library
committee recommeuded that when tbo time
of the preteut librarian expires all books be
given over to the Y. M. C. A., which associa
tion bad agreed to take care of tho books
and return them to tho city when desired.
Mr. Richey submitted a minority report
asking that tho library bo kept by tho city
but if shut up the books should be returned
to the old library association, nis report
failed and Hcaly's was adopted.
Mr. Healy said that ho bad been asked by
a number of individuals to assist in getting
the city to build the approach to the
Maple street bridgo on the east
side. Ho said that it should be
piled about three hundred feet yet and not
filial in as that would narrow the channel
of the river.
Mr. Kcnyou asked that the city make the
approach on the west side. It was finally
agreed that if the company would put in
ouo hundred and fifty feet more piling on
tho east side.
The clerk Ihrn commenced on an ordi
nance which proved to he from the Wichita
Mining and Invesnnjnt company, asking the
privilege to lay gas mains on the streets of
the city. The company proposes to boro for
natural gas at an early date and
wiil furnish the city gas light if tbo
enterprise proves successful. The company
wanted the ordinance passed before com
mencing wo'k oa the well. At first there
seemed to be a disposition on tho part of
some to suspend rules and pass the ordinance,
but some hesitation on the par of one or two
caiisvd action to be deferred until the next
Tne mayor stated that Attorney O. H.
Bently was desirous of addressing tas coun
cil. Mr. Bently appeared ami spoke to the
council concerning the ordinance granting
the right of way to the Kansas Midland rail
road.Hewas very desirous that the question be
disposed of ct an early date as a delay might
work an injury. Whin be had finished tho
council took up its uual gait and went about
The appraiser appointed to aASs the value I
of property taken to open np Liwrence ave- j
nue from Oak to Thirteenth street n?portd
that tbs damsje would amount to ?- -too.
1 be report -was not adopted but further time
asked m order to see con- znw-h ttov.1 be
Bv this time it was V o'clvk ani t-
council had grown prematurely tired. Noth
ing could be introduced that could be
interesting enough to draw out tho mental
efforts of tho average, number except an oc
casional sidewalk petition. "Give them
thirty days to build it" was always the an
swer. Gas lights wanted was only an extra
temptation to refer it coramittco with
power to act. Even the electric light wliich
was so earnestly sought by some at tbo cor
ner of Fifth avenue and Waterman street
was referred to tho gas committee after
some undignified remarks.
Tha Y. M. C. A. hall was crowded last
evening with young men to bear the lecture
o Rev. Adams. The subject as announced
was "Ding Dong,"' and tho lecturer handled
in such a pleading and interesting way as to
bold the closest attention of his audience.
Ho commenced by calling attention to the
advico given by ?ir. Hatfield in tiie former
lecture as to the study of biography; and
commended highly tho study of lives of
prominent men particularly of Americans.
In citing examples be referred to Tom
Benton; and said from him camo
tho subject of the evening's lecturo.
In tho sm jking room of -the sleoping car he
once asked a divine what was tho greatest
word in the English language. The latter
after several nasuccessful gucsso3 asked Ben
ton what it was. "Ding-dong"' ho replied.
Then bo spoke of tho great amount that
could bo accomplished by ding-donging,"
drawing his examples from law, theology
and politics. In every mighty upheaval in
religion or politics mighty men havo gone
first to ding-dong. Christ himself was an
amplo and gave tho samo instruction to bis
disciples when ho told them: "Go ye into all
tho world, and preach the gospel."
Three questions ariso: What to ding-dong
about? How to ding-dong, and when J
To the first, ho said that whilo a man
should Lo iu sympathy with his
hearers, ho should at tho samo timo speak
and insists upon what ho believes. Wo must
bo honest and thoroughly understand what
we ding dong.
Howl Honestly. Tho clergy ought to
strike not for higher wages, although thoy
are low enough but for the right to utter
their honest convictions. Be natural : don't
try to do a thing like any ono else. Ho re
ferred as an examplo to Murray and Philips
W hero? Everywhere. Ho related an in
cident of his own endeavor to do a man good
Tho most important ding dong is that for
tho soul of man. In all, bo a man. and let
everyone understand it. Everyone respects
aoian. Christ was himself ono of tbo man
liest of men. Tbo warrior element must bo
in man or he is not a man nor a Christian.
Abovo everything bo manly iu your Chris
tianity, be manly in your efforts to raiso up
JtEUTING Or BOAi:D OF TKUSTEES.
The board of trustee;; of tho Wichita uni
versity held a meeting Saturday night and
yesterday afternoon at Mr. N. F.Niederland
cr's office. Tho object was to elect officers
for tbo board, adopt by-laws and a constitu
tion, and examine tho different plans sub
mitted by the architects for tho univeroity
Rev. D. B. Sliuey was elected president:
T. B. AVall, vice-president: C. S. Eichholtz,
secretary; L. D. Skinner, treasurer; Rov. J.
W. Love, corresponding secretary.
Tbo plans submitted by architects Dumont
& Hay ward were finally adopted.The building
will have a west front of one hundred feet
sixty feet deep and three btories high with
basement. Tho out basement will ba recep
tblo for nil coal and beating apparatus. Tho
bhe basement story will contain eight rooms.
Tho second story in its departments very
much resembles tho first.
In tbo third stojy will bo tbo chapel and
the two society rooms. Tho chapel will seat
near six hundred and each society room half
Each story will bo supplied with two
flights of stnirj. Tho building will be heated
by tho Rutan system. Tho wholo building
will cost something over 23,000.
It has not yet been decided whather brick
or stono will be used iu erecting tho building.
Thero seems to be a general desire on the
part of tho board to use stone alone, and tho
decision will probably be for stono.
The board of trustees also appointed a
number of committees who wore assigned
Tha board propose to advertise for bids im
mediately and commeneo work on the build
ing at an airly clay. It is desired to got the
foundation finished this fall which will be a
good start next spring.
run excursion i'auty.
Last Sunday near noon an excursion party
arrived in the city over the Ft. Sott from
McPhorson. Tho train on leaving McPher
son was composed of four crowded coachts
containing near two huudr&d and fifty peo
ple. One more coach was added before
reaching Wichita, and ths party swelled to
It is thought that five hundred people
would havo joined tha excursion from Mc
Pfaerson had iz not been so fogsry. This
caused hem to imagine that a new road and
ex;ursioa train was by far too dangerous to
Tho train left tho city on is return trip at
4:43 in tho evening. Near V o'clock the Mc
Pherson band gave an open air concert at
the Occidental hotel. A number of selec
tions were rendered in a highly creditable
manner. This was one of the many pleasing
features of the day.
The visitors spent most of tho time taking
in the metropolis. Many were heard iciy
that Wichita had been boommg sure enough
and seamed to be thoroughly convinced that
it had become a fast.
A gentleman named Kirby who Jivas about
five mites east of the city drove a nice spam
of horses into the city Sunday evening asd
stopped with a relative. On yesterday
morning both horses had disappeared and aa
ok! jdcd hors If I in their place.
Mr. Ross who is interested in a f.i store
oa Topeka Avenue found Mondoy raoramg
that omo one had relieved him of one of his
horses during the forsacr night.
Mr. Loninyer who lives in the north part
of ihe city bad a hor3 stolen from him on ;
The thne gentlesuea who hava lost the j
four horse have osterel inso a joint Luatfns i
company with an ye to bcsiaefii. They j
mean to make an extensive search and pro-
lodged ch&se before giving the scheme cp. j
It i generally bsiitved that the hole pexty
stands ia together. The matter has been s
given over to tht county officials who are do-1
ing all in their power to overtake them.
Mr. and Mr. S. Goidctai-dt, parents of (
A. M. Goldstandt, returned home tA (Si '
BUKGLAIW. ' ' '-'" i-r
Sunday morning it was discovered by'Mr.
Holland, the clerk at J. R. Holliday & Co's.
grocery, No. -'27 East Douglas, that burglars
had effected an entrance to the store by
springing the lock at the rear door. A fur
ther investigation showed that thero bad
aLo be?n an unsuccessful attempt to open
the safe. The outer door had been opened
by drilling a hole near the lock, and thus
breaking the combination. A hole had
also been drilled in the inner door, bat tho
thieves, who were evidently novices in fafo
breaking, had miscalculated, for they struck
a bar running the length of the door. From
some cause they made no further cfTort with
There vas discovered however a large quan
tity of gunpowder in tho safe by which
means it apjieared that they were about to
force an entrance. If they had succeeded
they would havo obtained quite a sum of
money and also somo valuable papers.
They molested nothing ebo in tho store,
not even taking the change that was in the
money drawer or any goods from the shelves.
The pannelling of tho jury in the McClhi
tock caso was completed yesterday forenoon,
and it stood as follows: Samuel Maxwell,
James Antrim, "W. J. Auam, J. F. Poe, M.
A. Carr, John Copner, I. N. Dean, Levi
Roach, N. F. Blackburn, W. D. Wood fender,
J. C. VanGleason, H. M. Bruce.
After a statemeut of the case by the prose
cutor the witnesses for ths stato were exam
ined, Mrs. Sheldon, mother of the defend
ant, was first called. She gavo a statemont
of ,the married life of the couple and of the
affair before and at tho time of the killing.
Sho was followed by Dr. Furley, James Mc
Kennon, Jas. S. McPherson, Mary McPher
son, W. P. Lowry, Cynthia Fitzgerald, and,
lastly, E. E. Sheldon, father of tho dead
After a short recess tho defense was statod
by Mr. Campbell. He said they expected to
show that the defendant was the subject of
continued misfortunes that led to an insani
ty, and mado him as innocent of auv crime
as a new born babe. Insanity, they expected
to prove, was a disease, and not a moral con
dition of an individual. Tho defendant, as a
boy, was tveak, feeble tiud erring; at one
timo he fell while playing with his brother,
was carried home for dead, and for a long
time lay in an unconscious condition. At
another time whilo skating ho became so
badly frightened that ho went into a fever
from which thero was little hopes of his re
covery. As tha age of nine he was
discovered to be a victim of a pernicious habit
that shattered bis constitution, mndo him
melancholy and wrecked his intellect. At
the age of seventeen he wns talking of com
mitting suicide, Thoycxpscted too, to prove
by good medi?al authority a man may bo
perfectly rational on all but one point, and
yet be insano. Tho fa rher had no knowledge
of the marriage until a few days before the
ceremony was to take p!ac--, that ho then
tried to dissuade his son from such an act.
That there was a predispo-ition to insanity
in the family, his brother be:::.t insane, and
was with several of hu other relations in thn
asylum. That ho found in the supposed un
faithfulness of his wifo to him an aggrava
tion to commit the deed; that her impru
dence before th? fatal tragedy completely
unsettled hi3 mind. That his attestation of
having no intention to carry out her proph
etic dream on tho night before her death,
shows tho act was not premeditated. Whilo
the- do not deny tho killing, they deny that
it was murder.
Court was then adjourned until this morn
ing, when the evidonco for tho defence w ill
A warrant was issued 3-estordny iu Walk
ers court for Ed. Lumnkins, who was
charged with assaulting Mr. Goo. C. Smally.
Both parties live about' fivo miles southeast
of the city.
Tho ca-o of H. F. Friend, charged with
cnibezd.ng real estate, was given a prelimin
ary hearing ye-terdny in A"al!:ers court.aud
continued until Wednesday.
Tho cao of Dr. Bain, who was charged
with selling tho ardent, camo up yesterday
in Garrison's court. The case had been
brought on compliint of two men wlio were
desired as witnesses, but were not present.
Tho court i3ued an order for the witnessed
to pay the coste, and dismlsw.d the case. If
thoy don't pay the costs, they will probably
be given a chance to bor.nl it out.
The case of J. F. Fehren against the pro
prietors of the European hotel wns called
yesterday in Garrison's cburt, but continued
until .Wednesday next. The complainant de
sires to receive imymeat for pi operty be
longing to him stolen from the hoU.1 some
An attempt was made to pull a y ;ut e u
Nf.rth 7d:n strct yesterday, but failed. It
is now seriously thought by somo that the
shadow of tho county building fahs not oa
auy institution of that kind.
A colored lad named Cunningham was
seen on the street Snndny wf ring an over
coat which very much res mblod tho one
sometime since loat by Mr. V.". J. Brown. He
wa3 arrested and yr-;tenla ? ven a trial !-
foro Justice Thomas, and gm n a fino of $-10
and imprisonment for xt 'ay3.
I'OLU'K 'fI iT.
The nual Monday morning reception wai
held, Kail as usual a goodly number f .-. -bath
breakers nveire uahered in before '
William Johason. whom Clark intro
deewd, wm ftoed .
Cnarles Meyera came in -with jioliceinr.n
Lilly, &sd as he failed to pay a fiae of $5 'for
drunkenness, was committasL
L. S. Lytie and Mike Cwk wre eeert4
in by Tom McNamara and each fined 55 for
being drunlr. Lytie paid bat Mike wai coos
mittdd. Jap turned in $27 each from T. Fraaksaad
H. Hecrfrix. vic4aAar. of the Kqaw ordi
The taoruiBs reception wb tbea dated by
inflicting o fios ol $7 upon C J. Wright for
carryiag cooceakd weapon. He peid $5 aad
has the remtiader still a.iia:t bfao.
Friday ereaiaj ok orcrcoa batoasiitg to
W. J. Brown, of Aldrieh & Brown, disappears-.!,
leaving no ixmjhta etas to who
sao&ted it tn its diiappearaace. Tb aaattrr
v Fa ? " jIk. 0"r Mrffcana-
re. having a raxapfe o Mw ?, ep; a
done looko-it. Saaday attwn'a be w a
cnbx-ed man aaEssd Jam Cxuiiagham
ws&ia drn Wei DoogU earmg 2. coai j
reaeiE&Lag taw jainp. its Roacrfi mm
sd brBj obteinod tb coofefcion tfcat a
bad fooad it in the &By m 'Am rear 0 Xr. j
Bro' boene. iie tt arrerti aari Ioce
np ia the ccoler. I
Harriage ! wr yrdy ! J
Otto Bramina csd Mirgaritha Mr. both !
of VT". V.'i hita: Char!e Hbct -. I ''yntia
5 .iF '- st- ' h -f K - '
AT IO O'CLOCK A. M.
Continuing' until all the different lots are
One lot of ladles Kid Gloves Gemilno Foster's In colors and black.
3 hook for $1.00 worth $1.25.
5 hook for $1.50 worth $2.00.
10 hook for $2.00 worth $2,75.
One lot of ladles kid cloves at 25c a pair. They aro genuine bar
gains. Worth from $1.25 to $1.50 a pair.
One lot of ladies kid gloves, four buttons, in colors and black at
the very low price of 55 cents a pair, worth $1.25.
We will place upon our counters one lot of an extra good quality of
corsets at the exceedingly low price of 25c each.
Original price $1.00.
To Cap the
We will sell Children's Union Suits at 25c a suit.
Misses fine extra heavy woolen hose for 35c a pair worth 75c.
Mens scarlet knit underwear for 75c, regular price $1.25.
Another lot for $1, worth $1.50.
It Pays to Trade
We Wiil Positively Save You
Clothing, Bats and Furnishings.
We are crowded for room. New Goods
Crowding us every day. Come and
get bargains while you may.
Temporary Quarters 216 Douglas Avenue.
Sec our Ladies' Satin
Our Fine Calf,
Hand Made Sfcoes for Genxe,
In all Shapes and Widths
$5.oo and $8.00
And equal to any
$6.5o or $7.5o
In the State.
See our MenVSterling seamless shoe, $2.25
See our Men's walking shoes, - $3-
O. B. LEWIS & CO.,
110 Main Street.
Bcadqaartefs for Good Goods at Low Prices.
at the life
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w( m :
Our Ladies Fine
Hand Sewed curacora Kid
branch Kid 3ttstoa Boots
Blegaatly f intehsd, glove fitting,
$4,oo and $5.oo.
Lined Kid Button $-,.50 j J