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THE RAGPICKERS OF PARIS.
3Tiia IJaily I'lcltias Visit to tho Home
of a Notcil Ksjjpickcr.
'In the daily pickings," said tho ragpicker,
"first co:no the bones; we dry them, and then
sell thciu for so much a pound for manufac
turing common buttons and making pou
dered manure. Hair iras formerly very
valuable, but sinco women aro satisfied tvith
their own there is no market for it; ras of
every color and description aro carefully
picked; several years ago v.o used to get
much more for these, but now tho market is
flooded with them, especially sinco some
paper manufacturers get their rags from the
cast. Then glass, old bottles, old iron and
ths rinds and peelings of vegetables for cur
iiogstiad rabbits. In very hard times my
family and I havo eaten tho mcat-.vo found
in tho Loses after cleaning it carefully, but
now we give it to our cat? and dogs; coola of
our lig houses reserve tho soup meats for us,
and wo min it with vegetables wo raise to
'You see tiioi-J immense sacks leaning
again, t H:o wall. They aro filled with cru.ts
of bread; my v.ifo tak'js thebest of them to
make bread-jKin for tho children, and the
others go toward feeding tho chickens and
other animal; about tho house. All those
tacks are wliat we heve picked up last w inter
to uv in llw summer, hunsmor is our emu
fccaroi!, because wo pick in rich quarters;
mo. I f our people leave for the summer and
carL -:o bone; :u e C2:iji.y. In quarters where
tho vorkmg cHv. live summer is letter
thai i.iivr; llry nevr Wvo the city, and
in w; -Ur they burn all th- ir garbage to add
to th' r fii"l. Tho commercial parts of the
nij :re the best of sill; ono collects thcro all
Hie rt iuse witter of stores, brsido all that of
the t'isjsts II ing in the higher stories.'
A pen-on v.ho has never visited a r.ig
p:rkrr"s Lome can havo no idea of its sordiil
ness. Ii.tc:n.h, its repubivenes-s to all the
senses T.I. Laluisier's house is in Colombes,
a suburb ; ltuatcl-about live miles from Paris;
it is Lu:"t on a road that is lined here uiid
there o.ily v. Ith lagpiefcirV huts. On enter
ing the g.it' at the front yard of 1.1 Lalui
siere's prtp'-rty my eyo fell on a pile of
manure, on whi.'k -v. ere resting two pigs, a
dog, acatan.l tv.o of tho younger childnn,
too thinly clad t- rover their nakedness. I'y
thosidcof thii was a stagnant pool ffriiy:!4.
ing in tho sunlight and emanating a horrible
odor waved to tho surfaco by tho motion of
two or three swimming ducks. Near by irs
a nest of rabbits gro cling i'i tho mud buy
eati.ig decayed cabbage leaver Under an
0en i'nt sat tho tin ec oldest boys picking
an I jortirg that morning's harvest frni
thcj-'Tbage loxes. Tho odor arising from
that harvest had no ro-emblunco whr.tc.er U
that of new mown hay.
l'i'-king my v. ay through all that filth. I
ventured into the house; it consists ol tv.o
room; thei-arenls" bedroom has a seznblanci
' cleanliness and decency, but tho othtr
rves :is a kitchen, dining room and Kl
xmi for th' boj-s, and depository of anion i
t lin of damp rags v.hichprobably have rorvv I
f rail purjio- s 1:1 the world. 2fo"v 1V--licel'iMrLU
'Ix-p on filtliy, shcetlcs? lx?ds
t to that liiom'iaki of offensien., and
1 1-ei-' , n i r an thing tho matter with them;
ih havo rnt-r l'i iil a.i hour; no Ioctor
ins c .r f t rci that hotiv ; tho bojs are
hearty, sir pg :i:nl ra,y. 1 Vrh.-sps we can in
Arfi"i lh.it thai, cultured cluldivn of cul
turctllamili s an: really too well taken caro
of; that if they were 1 ,!ts packed in cotto-i,
li 5 wat l.e 1 m tlii ir little a. 'ings, tnh pul w
lesr. ft ; bv the doc t ,rs, allowc 1 u ii:n moi-o
lo r."alllh restraints of rcllncment and
xLvit v, '.:i ra o would be ltsr.ncrvoas and
suir-r 1 .. friMn jivfrly of blo.d. Well-to-do
Fn :: .i fan. ilk . 1 Irr.ow, on an average kao
but ono and two children apiece, and they
spend 1 heir lives in killing Ihem with care.
Paris Cor. 1'rooLIyu liigle.
J)u-,t for Drei.slnj; Vounds.
In a pa.-r lend lwforollii' List meeting of
the roiin r,h i." Li Htato Medical society-, Dr.
How-Jin, of Philadelphia, staled that for six
teen years he had u-xal dilForeut kinds df
earths :ia topi-al applicatioiLS in diwases
ihich nvolv.-lho skin. Ho had used it in
the firm of paste and dusted dry njion the
skin. PI: v has pro cl lo bo t '' best applica
tion. F How i.i.; it. application in cases of
smallpox, measles, scarlet fever, erysipelas,
etc , he had nlways noticed a direct and nipid
red'i'tiou of lcnip?rature, a ulsipation of
pain v !istrc-iiig loal sensations,
a di'iiruiiio-i of th duration of tho
disco. a i alluring of tho intenso
gm n-al or istitutionalryr.iptoras.a preven
tion of c-o..:ik ations which -so frequently- oc
cur as to b- A long ben recognizetl as char
r triit ic of t ;i-hsjvjriil d Lease and tho de
strui tioa of all 'ontag:ousness.
In th( ai io :s fornLS of scarlet fever, ai
well awn (Jrrman and French measles, Dr.
Ilcv.son iust th powdered earth all over tho
skin. In c:-ip"las and smallpox tho cla is
mixed v:.'i water in a glass or china di 'a
patula until a smooth pate is
i ' applietl ilinvtly to the skin.
vasjhitho tonipoiTiture of tho
;reciablo at first, which lasts
lias lHhvmio dr v.hicli Dr.
i'es as indicalio of tho se
. ismw acconling to in stage,
-isa'isiiod with that taken at
tfoar hours the greater ro
"g ihe greater l"stni-'tion of
. i.-vs. Ex'diange.
VIwIhk:o:i Aiuon flic Seattle-.
Mr. Leonard Vol k, tho sculptor v. ho is en
gag1 i'i mounting the casts in I'i ?'inneaj)o
lis ojxition art gallery, is fro ri nth in
wani'v comulsed at tlio naive l ili.-isins of
tho v.. rknion v.ho ;ussist him in thotlelicalo
oyu r..t:oiu Th-- ignoianco of th v gentlemen
1:1 art nia'ter-. i not conJiul to th nudo in
art.'' They utterly fail togrop th whole
situation. They hi not see what r the use of
miii!atd ''at ues at all. As lo thoir lnnarlcs
en the undo litres, they would lv quite jvr
tinent if appli 1 to anytliing else than "divino
art," A.; it i, they a: inappropriate, if not
Some f t h.s workmen have to little rev
erence for U'e v lassie and antique that the
make nidt ue of th'' statue? to hang their
clothe upon. Tho efTeor; is sonvowliat start
ling. Augustus Casar in a bobtail coat loses
all th" dignity of tho Roman emperor, and
degenerates into tlio sniblnnc of a ward
politi iiii, while the Venus de Milo in a
Derby hat r.rd canligau jacket looks liko an
advi.i vn1 apvv.t!o of women's rights, and tlio
Ap'I! ' lvi ttlcro in a stand-up collar and
Muo snoc!:' tl tie becomes a modern dude.
The i rcuut heroes and gcKldesse? are much
more interesting m their original summer
clotlie than when ihu deckcil out in modern
togg-Ty. St. Paui Pioneer Press.
His Drlicatc Aiiolopy.
Robinson Ls sliort sighted and wear specta
cles. Goinc: along the Strand he trod on tl o
foot of a very pretty young lady. "Awkward
fellow,' said she, "don't you see! And you
wear spe taeles, too."' Robinson smiled sweetly
as ho contemplate tho injured member. 'I
leg your a:lon. insdnui, said ho, "but I
should nectl a :mcrosc".po to soo your foot."
!Xew York Sun.
Pile's icak has been dimbed by l,2o0
lers"0iis this seosoa.
Everything Rood in a man thrives best i hen
properly rocogxilyeiL ,T. G. UoUsnd.
Tlio l-Mrj- of Dr. .. A . Holme.
Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes' ero is qa-to
Iiannlcss and full of common souse and flip
.-pai. y. Thoy ninjje from commemoraUon
ode- to valentines, and are ozcellent ciniplcs
of -,-vhat TKMtn- ousrht to be. Vanity Fair.
The averago coit of a contostod English
election is $3,000. . l
M. v. CI.V3IXES.
D. H. CC'C, En-sklent.
(Vice Prps't and CiRb'r Flrt
Nat'l Bank of Kingman.)
The Kansas Collection, Loan and Trust Association,
Make a specialty of difficult collections in all parts of tne state.
Have attorneys and banks in every town or city in Kansas
through which we do "business.
OFFICE ROOM I, 110 MAIN STREET.
4r-lm NELS01T H. G-EORGE, Local Manager.
Winter is here. In order to avail yoursalf of first opportunity
to enjoy a pleasant ride, call on
Kelly, Alexander and Rahn,
NO. 123 MARKET STREET,
And select one of those elegant Cutters, of which they have a, fine
stock both as to style and finish, single or double. Also a stock of
runners for converting your buggiss into a sleigh, at prices to suit
H 9 n ta
'.ew, nc.it and commoJlo'is. Now ready for bus
iness. CIobu lo depot,. Colorado avenue. Colwicli.
Kmisas raTronago fcolicliiNl.
2 12t CTAI'P, lro;)rlctor.
Eyos, flcse, Throat, Catarrh, Ears,
Surgery and Deformities.
S. "ST. IvETJlSTSEIilj, dvc. r.,
Proprietor and Surgreon in Charpe,
North ilain Staree.'
VREDENBURG-H ' S
jrasqufrado Costume ami "VVlj: Iliiiporlum.
Will cjvii Jor tlm ?pa-ori Km emhf r lht with a full
.iiiilctniijilctolinLOt Ctinin". Wi, 3lLnkb.etc to
r-nt for H.1II1, Part't', Tableaux, etc.
OurvatroiiM-lIllo well to ii-.akt; their 5at- and
place tbi'irorilfrs oarly to ensure bet attention.
Until our lonin-i nru cowpleleil, aihlress P. O. Uj.
37, Wichita, Kan.
H. McKIM DUBOIS
hae a:i ccur.:tv ct ni loik3 and am prepared to
make full and
Complete Abstracts of Title
To any property In Sedgwick County.
Office Over 123 Main Etre
Wichita, - Kan.
Pure Fruit Extracts.
G. A. Blinn & Co.
2d. St. bet. Main & Market.
Tor Sale by Grocer? Generally.
KIP & BROADDUS,
Iknl -- Rstatft --
j . mj.
t tUltJl I SM
AND CIVIL ENGINEERS.
ri'ICE Southeiwt comer Douglas and Topeka
t.ves, la Kuujuis ilimlturo cos Dniaing.
At Lowest Rates and Ready fo:
S. W. COOPER, KSSy.
Luin Der Dealers
Wichita, Mavfield. Wellington.
Harper, Attica, Garden Plain,
Anthony. Arkansas City, An-
dale and Haven.
For Bargains in
E. H. DEYORE & CO.
AV1U do 11 kted cf carpenter ar.d iotoor work on
Aort aetlce. Stalrm Jrta.tr SaHlEX Sah Iwi
Hllndi, Boor ad Wliow Twmtt aad Screc.
arshop. ia Kala trt. nCdoe oa Lwr
thm utr CactraL rvt31 koxiC
ELLSWORTH K. "nEIK.
Secretary und Manager.
Mffi 4 JACKSON
Wl.o!i-ale aal Kttiiil XJtain in
Colorado & Pennsylvania Anthracite
And all ).indi of
Canon City, Trinidad and
Osage City, E loss burg,
Pa., Piedmont, W. Va.
McAllister, Fort Scott,
Cherokee, Rich Hill
and Pittsburg Coal.
Lime, Plaster, Cement, Brick, Side
walk and Building Stone.
FFICES. 111k Red Scale. COO Douglas are. B sld:
177 water Rtrwt, tiet. Dousavc aan t irst
CASWELL & HCCKLE".
Mannf assurers of OnlMWlzed !roi Ccrnlees Tin.
Iron and Slate Koolm,: y ept ri i:e'l workmen, re
pairing, guttering uiul hpoutlny done v, ith ne'itne-.
23r"Khtlmaus and designs furnished on short notice
EAGLE CORNICE WORKS.
Just north of the OccldentaL
ForfcU if the " COHS'S GIIM," is not a
Genuine Havana Tiller Cigar. 15. COHN.
The "C0HSS GIRL" cigar is no-.v
made AX the
Crop Havana, and is finer in quality than
it has ever been.
Yith next 01 'cr'"r 10-JO itrlsvill furnish
n costly new c'rnn iign, ready for hanging.
This Mgn is enjn. vd en stetl, waiTanled
for three years, and i the 1110.-.; artisiic dn
c er furnished 10 the trade.
JOBBER of CIGAES,
125 W. Sczglas Ave, YICSITA, HAS.
STEDMAM & CRANE.
General : koranc : Agents
FIRE, TORNADO, LIFE AND ACCIDENT,
omcE ;c poori-vs avsjtce.
Largest Agency in the Valley.
Office and Sho? 349 Main St.
FinsT-cuiRG woks: vl uxktst mures. . PjtJ-
mstn ftaiMKi on swot ootiw. T10SlvA, XA3.
Conservatorv of Music
Corner of Eniirt Artuoe .n VTIUian Scrwi.
ouUi of Txruf la Awoac.
Director: CATHERINE RUSSELL
Havo for ealw, on line ot V.'iOHITA & COLOSAT'O RAILROAD
acrtb-west of Wichita, tcr. iots ct new toms of
MAIZE, 9 Miles from WICHITA,
COLWTCH, 14 "
Trains ars now rur-ning reg-ularly on Eailioat3 from Wichita to
These towns are in the best portion of
Sedgvicli County, Kansas.
Maps of To-wns and Pricea can be b&d ss hereinafter set forth :
&; Wichita, call en N. F. Niederlander or Kos Harrio;
At HaJss. call on H. Londenclagrer;
At Colwicb, call en Geo. W. Stsosrod;
At Andale, Call on Ban1.: cf Andale.
T. H. Handall and W. S. Mackie, for Mt. Hopo lot.
At Haven, Call on Ash & Cnaries
At Elmer, c&H or. J. A. 1eyor.
P. G. SMYTH & SONS, Wichita. ICOS HARRIS, Wichita.
N. P. NIEDERLANDER, " P. V. HBALY,
ANGLO-AMERICAN Loan Offlco. O. MARTINSON,
Resident on so.id Addition
This addition lies west of the city of Wichita, and immediately
adjoining the Fifth ward in said city. West Douglas avenue runs
through the center of the addition, and in the f uture growth of
Wichita the lots on West Douglas avenue must become
BUSINESS LOTS !
This addition was placed on the market in February 1836, and
out of 700 lots there are only
Of this addition to which the attention of those seeking investments
is directed :
FI5ST.--The!ar,d is higher than any part of the City on the
east side by at least 15 feet, and the entire drainage is to
the Big Arkansas River.
SE30ND. Gaifieid University, the State Christian College
i building which, when comp!eH. will cost over $100,000
ies j diaielv couth of the
TH.KD.-1 his Catholic societv are Dunaing a coiiege im
mediate! west of this addition, the cost of which will be
$100,000, and this plant is to be added to from year to
FOURTH.-Ths Missouri Pacific R, R. vill in a chore time
place shops on the addition, and a depot of W. & C. and Ft.
Scott R. R. will be placed on this addition inside of 30 days
FIFTH. The new Fifth Ward School building is completed, the cost
of which is $15,000.
SIXTH. -The street cars reach this addition, making it only 10
minutes time from west side to corner of Main st. and Douglas ave.
SEVENTH. The fair ground lies immediately north of the addition.
LASTLY. -The addition is booming itself, and the facts prove it.
The west side of the river is on top. All other additions are being
bolstered up by PURE WIND. "WINDY WIND." The investments on
the west side are booming the addition.
F, G. SMYTH, SR. P. V. HEALY.
KOS HARRIS. N. F. NIEDERLANDER.
GARISON & HOBSON. ANGLO AMERICAN CO.
HUSEY & KRCENERT, E. H. DEVORE k CO.
"V ? J
Tim g-irk i
A Regular Ayalanetieg Goods
Onr House ls Too Small to Hold Our Immense Stock of
Ladies' and Children's Cloaks
We Will Make Cuts in Every Department
Until Stock is Reduced.
NE'W TOEK STOKE,
M. KOE3SF & CO..
BUY LOTS IN
-:- d -:- Fisher's
These Lots are close to the City Limits, and are lying between Central Ave
and Second Street, east of town. These lots are for sale on cheap
and easy terms. No college, Union depot or machine shops
are to be built on them. For terms apply at
BUTLER & FISHERS HARDWARE STC RE
110 DOUGLAS ATE.
WE WANT AT ONCE
Some Large Mortgages --
-:- From $5,000 to $20,000 ?A
ON BUSINESS BLOCKo. MONEY NOW READY 1 i
250 SForth ilain Street, ncom 12.
WICHITA CRACKER COMPANY.
PINE CFuACKBRS and PURE CANDIES.
418 and 420 EAST DOUGLAS AVE2TUE.
Wichita City Roller MI and Elevator.
-llncfctTtT8 ths ToUowlas Celcbrtl Brandi
IMPERIAL, Roller Patent; WHITE ROSE, Extra Fancy;
X. L C. R., Fancy.
Thne brn35 hATbr-n on thp mrkpt CMS, "f't. north nil onth for in jpn.ftm! lh7 h" "
"n7lfibl rrijntatlon wlir"r IntrcxJucL To try thn li to t ltii Uwm. V.'ootb Uttuj iu lb tuaik
wheat at Mxhwt couth price.
OLIVER, ZLTBODEIT & CO.
FRANCIS TIERNAN & CO.,
CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS OF
Water and Gas Worts
rnot tf-w oor. rrrn wi market bts. bt
OmCE ji-w UJ& MLA.1
i 3HTA.TJLTHirED IN 3879.
rj3.-7 -:. y?.55,VEae2!i: rir-tiiii'it- i t
jlTJTjEB,53:0SjE3S -tj c-T-orx-
Bought aixl Sold on Commission. Lib-arai a-lvancemnmls nia
consignments. Everything sruaranteKi as rc-urofented. Aucti m
es daily. , ,,,,. , i
0. B. STOCKER,
aratfls. R S FireBricX
iTARBLE' DUST, WHITE: SAXJ), LATH
Lime, Hair, l?e Tor and. Michigan Piaster.
Louisville and Portland Cement.
ir.cxmron itei lm
GIVEN TO CITIES IN KANSAS.
iuw. WITH 1TA KAN
nu mJt-VLAB . t-iuiv. -. .....-,
H, L. HILL, rru-Jiieio