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OPSRATIC KOLO OftCHESTBA
,eio.o cualixxgh easd.
isj LAUcns::a5 jniCTEs.
IIooc-rvcdirsisTYnnil Jtl.ii'.crLVrvCCc. Per mIo at
Union 1 Ictct ullloo.
G. IV. riut.-liinson of ilarahall, LIo., is in
J. T. SUelton of Labanou, Jwr., was among
yesterday's, ai r.vajs.
A. D. Jaynes of CIoveland70., i-J ijogister
ol at tho Manhattan.
Dr. Elliott, of Wellington, was in lbs rity
yoiterday on busine?.
C. S. Striker and ifo of
registered at tbe Tremoiir.
1'okin, III., aro
itr. J. K. McGregor, of ltiploy, Ohio, ar
rived last evening and will remain in tho city
iL-irriage lice:iso van yesterday issno'l to
Cam. E. Morton and Can ia Wooden, both
Jliu tSt'wart, wlio ou lot Monday aI
fcrj ljA.liy iajuiMd j & runaway team, was
out on tho street 3'0-tortfay.
K. J. Dallas, ut tlu Jaw lirni of Roosting
ton, Smith t Dalla1, Topokn, wad in the city
yesterday attending to legal busines.?.
Ji3ad tho Ko York let-ter to Mr. A.
Gluick of the Er.tcrpri-jo fancy good1; iore,
in today's issue, last page, lost column.
John O. Chapman, formerly of D.iggot &
Chapman, Gordon co.tl mine.', Texas, has ac
oop:ed a pooition with tho Ackennan Pack
Tho wi cck neai" Cfaoncy last Saturday com
pletolj ruined ix tr.-J. Tho track was
oloarod SnnJav afthrnoon and trains aro
running as usual.
"W. G. Potter, of Geneva, N. Y., friend of
Dr. Sborwool, is in the city and will carry
away with hint deed-; to some of the proper
ty of winning Wichita.
Mrs. II. Ii. Nii-ioo-t, who has been visiting
friends in tho cast; for somo montiis, will re
turn tomorrow. She will bo accompanied
by Mr. W. 11. BankroQ'.
Mr. Sherwood and wife, father and nioth
uc of the Dr., arrived in the city Thanksgiv
ing day from Now York. They bnvo come
to make Wichita their home.
Ruv. Jno, P. Heady, I). 1)., president of
tho college of Emporia, who ba kindly filled
the p.ilpit of Rvjv. Hewitt for tho two SaL
Kiths past, uiA.le m a friendly call yiator
day. Mr. O. C. Dap. a.iys bo is going to sprin
kle th'j streets thii wx-k and chai-ge nothing,
Thf weather propnot v.-oro Uilling him that
sonii "woathw"' would relievo bi:n of hi
Dr. R M. Ward, the leading physician of
Rondale, Missouri, m tlie citj' guest of b
brother, .-v. II. Ward, Esq. Ho expects to
iuvost htavily iu property before returning
Messrs. G. L. Bears ami Harry Lth wero
yeterdny cominissioetl notary publics.
The number of that species of comity officers
la the county would suggest that they ar in
Sunday evening Iter. Adams couiuiencod
his series of lectures upon tho Dark Side of
Wichita. The church was crowded to its
utm j3t. and the lecUiro was listened to with
tho Uoses-t attention.
Hiram Imbodea will learn tho city this
evoniug for Dei-atur, Ills., where ho will
meet Mrs. Inibodon, who lias Iwea absent
from the city for some time. They will re
turn about the holidays.
Mr-s. an.l Mifts i-Vazivr of Peoria, III., are
in the city visiting Col. Weitzel of tin? Tank
Luu Co. They expect to make Wichita
their home, ami will occupy the Exton resi
dence on Williams nt.
Largo meetings wore hid both day aud
ovon.ng at the ttapona Avenue church. At
the ovontng meeting there were several con
version5;. The Suniay ijchool luul aa attend
ance of 153, an advance of TO over tbe former
Howard Spurgin. for year an employe of
fclw Pullman Car company, Chicago, arrived
in tbo city Saturday with his family and
will make this his future home.- He looked
over the city a short time ago, hence, wsUsn;trta that they fc tvirry traffic
removal to the metropolis.
Yesterday afternoon about twenty hack
loads of the demi uiode followed to the ceme
tary tho mortal remains of one of their frail
sisters, known as Annie Hill, who died Friday
night at Kiowa. Her correct name was
Annie Stork and her honw was Wellington.
RIGHTS OF WAY.
A SERIOUS RAILROAD TALK!
To our Mayor and City Council
and Business men.
Are we to Hayo aUnsincsa Center and.
a Center of Business, or AlaAvlciah
Sentiment and a Flattened
After all it looks now as if it would have
itcin a wise thing for the city to have adopt
ed and carried ou5 tho Eagle's April Fool
suggestion by rushirg ail tho tracks across
the Little River and into a union depot on
tho peninsula, before Oak Davidson had
time or opportunity to lay out Riverside ad
dition. But this right of way question baa
to be met, met now and mot squarely and
unflinchingly and settled. Thero are all
lands of suggestions and propositions being
tucked into tbe bosoms and crammed into
the noggins of the members of the city coun
cil, by interested and by disinterested peo
ple, homo of which aro very emotional,
somo very wild, and few of any busi
ness sense whatever. Thero have been
suggestion.? that if carried out would
involve tbe expenditure of a half million of
dollars and a consequent debt of that amount
upon our city, or 6ix or seven timea more
than all our present indebtedness, a scheme
to load our city and its prosperity down with
with debt and heavy taxes to buy just what
we have more than an abundance of already;
an Issue of bonda to bny mora fctreets, or
what amounts to tho eaine thing, to buy
costly blocks to make strceta or rights of way
out of them. As everybody who baa desired
it, probably, has had a chance to buzz the
mayor and tbo different members of tho
couueilou thiss bj et, tbu Eaglij proposes
to stick in iU oar and have its say, and we
hope that what we say will be a dispassion
ately considered as it is offered. Now listen,
gentleman of tbo council:
Immediately following tbe removal of the
Indians and the opening of this country to
settlement, a number of gentlemen, who for
years had their oyo; upon the junction of the
Littlo and Great Arkansas rivers as just tho
point to found a groat city, laid out Wichita
on tho broadest, lovolest :,ito to be found in
tho entire country, ;md their successors were
and have alwa3's been agreed touching the
ono j-ingle proposition, that to make it tbe
leading central city of tho stato all that was
ncrexjary was to make it the railway center
of the etato. To this end somo of us have
worked night and day, yes many of us, and
for yearn worked unselfishly and harinou
oujly. With this central idea ever to tho
front, very broad etrects and avenues wero
laid dt. That for which wo havo worked
and labored ho long, for which wo havo spent
our money and bonded oursolves, the rail
road, are coming, coming in fuch numbers
is we hardly dared at tirst to hope, aud as they
como in response to our aid, invitation and
demand, ttiy ask to bo taken in, taken in, in
accordance wj,h our implied promiso and
their expectation. New, Mr. Mayor, and
Messrs. Councilman, theso streets and alley.;
of ours, aud there aro huudnxis of them,
running ;ait aud west aud north and south,
wero all laid out an.l all dedicated to the
pubbo with no other idea, no other inten
tion, but as and for thoroughfares, laid out
for sidewalks, for wagon.-;, for carts, for
drays, expresses, and busses, for street cars,
for motor cars, for cable car.?, for steam
car?, and for o cry vehiclo under heavens,
ued by man and found necewary to the
traffic, travel anil upbuilding of a great city,
aud for no other purp ?o. Thousands of peo
ple who later ceeing, believing that Wich
ita wa3 going to make jubt what
we bad all boon working for,
to-wit, a railway center aud a oity,ra3hed in
and bought property, bought property with
their ees open, bought property in the
suburbs and all around, knowing, expecting,
in fa'-ts, hoping, that thoji who had been
working for these roads had not failed of
thtur aim, but that tin roa Is wero bona fido,
would b-iyond any question, como, and como
into tho city. Thus thou-auds of lots-iiao
bdcn bought east of the Santa Fe tracks ai.J
west of the river wilh tho fullest knowledge,
with no other expectation than that tho
roads inch had been provided for muct and
would po built, aud that they would como
just along tho very street; or along tho
streeto contiguous to where they .iad bought,
and but for tho expectancy of which
roads they never would have bought,
an I but for which expected roads nine out
of ten of them would lpjver have become
re-ddent of the town at all. The- ory lots,
along these streets, now, to-day, with the full
knowledge of their owners that theso roads
are coming, and coming beyoi.d any ques
tion, coming just as they have Leen expecting
and hoping, tha?e very lots arc hold at fig
ures which two years agowotili' have been con--iderod
high for tho choicest lots in the older
and best sottkvl resident districts in tho city.
Anil thero is not a man who laid off an ad
dition between Fifth avenue and tho hill, not
a man who has bought a lot within these
limits who, if bo knew anything of the his
tory or prospects of the town, but that knew
that if the roads ever came they must
come down through those additions or
keop clear bsyoul tho limits of town
which would mean clear beyond College
Hill, for the Collego Hill streets are just as
sacred as tho streets between hero and Chis
And auotk3r thing wo would liko to im
press upon tho lien who are our representative-!,
and who not only represent our proper
ty and prosperity considered as a whole, bus
wbos? duty it is to benefit tho gieatest num
ber and the greater interests; and that is,
that the welfare of our business center must
be conserved ana ever Iw kept as solid and
compact as possible. To scatter business is
to destroy it, largely, and if tho business of
the town fails then there will be uo demand
for stroets nor lots.by railways or by anybody
else. Bring n couple of roads up or down on
the west ide of tho Big River, and a couple
down Fifth and Mead avvuues and an anoth
or couple dorm along the backs of Chisholra
creek, and one or two just over College
Hill, and whnre mil .Wichita's business be?
Where her exchange, hor market, hsr
board of trade, her clearing kouo, her hanks
her hotels or where aaytfaiug else! We
wouldn'c be a dry bus an ovtrgrown village
scattero 1 from hill to horizon and all over
the river and creation, and hteh wouldn't
attract a purchasing merckant ten miles.
Lots were laid out that ther might bo bud:
Lots are to be covert! with Du-inss houses.
bins, warehou-es. machinery, material of all
descriptions, as well as tvith homa-; streets to
be lilled in with ma ?adam or steel rails or
with whatever is ueces.sary to carry, to con
vey the traffic and travel: tbe sidtvwalks
are sufficient for the eieitrians.
Several coancilmen and twice over several
citizens having asked our individual opinion
touching this matter, we give it, give it
honestly, and we hope in such language as
they, or anyone else cannot fail to under
stand. Wo with them have worked very
hard and very long for the prizs which is
now almost if not entirely within our grasp
and no pumped up sentiment must bo per
mitted ruin us. So far as we aro individ
ually concerned, before consenting to the
annulling of tho labors of years, tho council
has our consent to run a railroad through
every street around the Roost and through
and over the Roost itself when all the
streets are occupied, rather than to take tko
chances of dropping back to tho 6tatU3 of
an ordinary county town, rather than fail,
now, in making Wichita a great city.
A paper is being circulated in the city ask
ing the city council to allow tho Kansas
Midland road to come down Fifth avenue or
Mead avenue, or the strip between those ave
nues. They want the council to refuse
Fourth, Mo s sly. J Washington and Hydraulic
The petition is being signed rather exten
sively and will be presented to tbo city coun
cil at its next meeting. The question is com
manding no littlo interest in the city and
frequently one can hear inquiry concerning
what the council will do with tho question.
WICHITA'S ISUSINKSS UUIL-DINGS.
The EveningRosident will tonight, says its
editor, contain a description of tho brick
lmsinPftS building3 erected in the city during
1SS0, thoso under way and those contracted.,
tho lineal feet they occupy; giving the dimiu
sions, coat of construction, owners, etc. In
addition will appear a reviow of tho Gar
field University addition, tho location, size,
co3t and owners of all residences erected
thereon and thos3 contemplated; tho Sister's
Academy and other brick educational edi
fices erected or under way. . A3 tho items
havo consumed a week's work to obtain them
it will undoubtedly bo a thorough aud com
plete cyclopedia of Wichita's greatness.
Last Saturday a farmer brought a wagon
load of corn in tho city and halted on East
Douglas avonuo for a buyer. Ono of tho
corpulent grain buyers, with a loaded pipe,
after making tho usual announcement that
corn, and in fact grain generally, was way
down and had about as much now as bis
mill could possibly handle or he could dis
pose cf in any wa y, asked tho ownrr what
ho would cell at. Tho littlo old speech ap
parently bad its desired effect oa tho farmer,
as ho coemed disposed to tako the first price
The bargain made, the load was weighed,
and tho buyer told his friend where to dump
it. Ilwas noticed tht the corn seemed very
heavy, to much so indeed that the corpulent
buyer finally decided that something was
wrong and startc-.lo n a tour of insjwetion.
Ho Eoon found that the bottom of the wagon
bed was covered with Band. A discussion
followed tho revelation and somo weighing
was douo for tho purpose of getting tbe
weight of sand. The: e was near a thousand
pounds o it.
Tho farmer seemed rather tad when ho
saw himsslf caught at tho trick aud ths
grain buyers of tho city give tho "'sand buy
er" of their number rare entertainment
whnn in an appreciative crowd. They try to
prove thas the affair was a slur on tho real
About 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon, a
man half drunk, bleeding about tho face and
suffering intensely, wa escorted into tho
ofiice of Dr. JJcBurnie by a well Imown mem
ber of tbe sporting fraternity.
Ho said hi name was Creal from Augujta,
Butler county: and could give no very con
nected account as to how ho came to his
present plight othi-r than that ho fell down a
flight of stairs after leaving or having been
kicked out of a gambling den of the city.
An examination thowed that his faco,
shoulders, and chest, wero severely bruised ;
his arm sprained, and his thumb fractured.
Tho Doctor gave him medical assistance and
he lnft somewhat easier.
Mr. II. D. Hciseruuin returned to tbo city
last Saturday night from his visit to Topekn.
Ho brought back with him the appointment
of Mr. S. L. Barrett as Justsce of tho pcaco
to take the place of Judgo Thomas. The lat
ter has received tho governor's acceptanco of
Judge Barrett will take charge of the office
tomorrow Mr. Heiseman says thero were a
numb;r of other applicants.
Mr. Wiilinm Spear has decided to build a
residence on North Fourth avenue between
Eleventh and Twelfth streets. An effort
will be made to complete tho foundation be
fore tbe cold weather comes aud tho building
erectel early in the spring.
Mr. W. F. Foster is making arrangements
to bail 1 a residence on the West side. It
will cost nearly $3,000 and will la built as
soon as possible.
HE WANTED 11 LOO D.
Last evening, Officer Brasier was called to
come immediately to the Douglas avenua
bridge. He hurried there, and foiuid a half
drunken man who said he was from Indiana,
making th9 ntmojphero blua and making a
vigorous effort to stab a bystander.
The oOlccr after disarming him, a:xested,
and started for the cooler with the belliger
ent party. He finally landed him there, but
not without a severe and protracted strug
Sunday evening tho lunch rooms of H. H.
Kistler, 22S North Main street, was robbed;
the thief or thieves gaining admittance
j through a window on the sonth side of the
building. They made away wi;h about 1,000
cigars, tasmg tnem irom mo noxs ana
wrapping them up in a curtain hanging 1c
There is, as yet, no cluo to the burglar?.
Mr. Kisiier, however, thinks it wts dons by
some one very familiar with tbe premiss.
The vestry of St. John's church yesterday
afternoon at a called meeting ordered a nne
pip; org, to be placed shortly. Tfab gives
I St. John's tk honor of making the first or
' der for a pipe organ from this eiiy. The
church under the w admiubtrsvtior. is very
The Sons of Herman are making arraage
mants for a grand time at their phantom
ball to be given next Thursday night Tb
K. of L band and orchestra will furnish ih
music Thr baud will play until midaigfet
and the orchestra from that hour ustil the
Cms Sccneil has taken ch-rg of tho Snata
Fe kocte acroc-s the railroad,
Tha divorco caw of Celinda Grovo vs.
Daniel L, Grovo occupied most of the fore
noon." The causes a-rignen in the plaintiff's
.;,-, ttp": extreme cruelty ond refusing to
suppo-t familv. The defendant tiled an an
swer and crcJss petition, alleging desertion,
profanitv and obscene language.
Mrs. Grove was first put upon tho stand
and gave her testimony.
Officer Brasier was next upon the stand to
testify to the cutting of clothes in Mrs.
Mr. Grove, the defendant, testified as to
his wife's making dresses for prostitutes
in tpito of his objection. Denied that
charges of cradty and refusal to sup
port the family, qaoted her lan
cua"o to him when ha kindly remonstrated
with her, "Yon had not ought to cuss so
Lin-Ja; they might turn you out of church."
Linda, he said, was his fourth vife, and
that he had been divorced from number two.
Upon the convenuig of tho afternoon ses
session, Mrs. Lebrand was put upon the
stand. She was followed by Mr. Grove's
13-year-old daughter, then Mr. Ricketts and
lastly Mrs. Grove, himself wa; recalled.
The plaintiff was granted a divorce, but
she will receive little or nothing as alimony,
the judge remarked, because nothing had
been accumulated during their married
life. The judge then gavo her a judgment
Benjamin Summit vs Ju5a Summit; was
next called and soon disposed of. The plain
tiff was granted a divorce on, the grounds of
Another divorco case, Riiianner Burgess
vs William Burgess was thra up for adju
dication. The plaintiff's petition was grant
ed, and she left tho court room apparently
Motion for a new trial in tha McClaintock
case was tilod by Its attorneys, and will havo
a hearing Wednesday. Tha application sate
forth twenty-sown reasons why a now trial
should bo granted, and supports many of
them by affidavits.
The case of Croson & Rudd vs. Rcitz was
tried lwfors Justice Walker yesterday. Judg
ment was rendered against tha defendant for
Yesterday wa3 no a bad day, Cninclally,
in the polico court.
Georgo A. Sylvcrs, whom Joo Stewart had
ta'itn in for being drunk, paind ?5 into tho
Mattio Richy, a prostitute, turned in
through Jap Maralette a fine of ?10.
Edward Barnard, Fred Coolidgo and E. D.
DLTnoy wero all drunks whom Officer Clark
had picked up and shoved into tho cooler.
Coolidge and Diffney paid their fines; Ber
nard was committed.
John Doe was up on two charges ; first for
fast driving, aud second for disturbing the
peace. He paid S7 for each offense.
May McClintock was apprehended by tho
polico Sunday night and made pay yesterday
the usual fine of $10.
Mattie Rowly. who ha3 long been known
in polico circles, also gavo tho 810 yesterday.
Near 2,000 havo been collected from
toughs, roughs and rakes in ths polico court
daring this month.
AT THE OPEltA HOUSE.
Tho Strauglers of Paris was tho attraction
at the opira house last evening. Tho houso
was well filled and tho play was received
with ominant satisfaction by tho the audi
onca. Jagon, the Stringier, was taken by Frank
A. Tannihill, a fluibhsd aud accomplished
actor of the old school. There was a magne
tism in his acting aud voice that caught tho
attention of the audience when fir.it he ap
peared upon tho stngo and held it till tho
close. He brought out overythiug that is in
tho character and did it well. In tha second
tableau, whero ho fears recognition by Lous
talot.; ho arises in grandeur and depth of
p-wionato ferocity seldom equaled.
Mr. Eisner Grandiro had Blanchard, a con
demned convict. His acting is finished, pol
ished and he reaches with easo tho depth of
description and despair required in a faith
ful presentation of tho character.
Mr. OttLs Bernard played with true artis
tic skill the character of Ionstalot. He is a
rising young actor of decided ability.
Sophia tl e truo and faithful wife of Lon
stalot was well rendered by Mis3 MontforJ.
She wiis a good actress and well worthy of
the nunlnuse received.
Mathilda, Jagon's daughter, was repre;
seuted by Miss Edna Cortney, tho star.
Somo of the scenery was good, but it could
uot on account of tho smallness bo put upon
the btage with the proper effect.
ELECTION OF OKFICEEH.
A regular meeting of Warwick Ledge No.
41, Knights of Pythias, was held la-t night
at their hall and officers elected with the fol
P. ('. L. N. Woodcock.
C. C Geo. W. Bergman.
B. C D. H. Hettinger.
I'. Gto. J. Grav.
M. of E Chas.'Pool.
M. of F. S. J. Wertheimor.
K. of R, to S. F. J. Arnold.
Representative to G. L. -E. P. novay.
Trusts B. H. Douing, A. J. Long?dorf.
Thvre was an unusually largo attendance
at tho meeting.
The authorities both county and city, are
making a joint effort on something that may
make a weak pla?o iu the earth if they juc
cee I in their efforts. It is nothing of an or
dinary nature; nothing of exactly local im
portant, but concerns one that ies for som j
time baffled detective? in wveral state?. It
is thought that Wichita would be a likely to
catch the mo-t cunning thieves and robber?
ia the United States as any other city in tbe
west, and somo Iato information can-'s de
tective circles to Ivdieve that in this city Is
man whose capture would be beard with
cheers in mora than ono stato.
It n-a.i reported on the s-trcjts yassarday
that a nutn hsd ben murdered as the no-
1 torions red liebt on Sunday nichv. At tha
J report some recalled that grea; -espkions
j were tsatertained tfaAt otner men had Kmi j
tbo den never to b heard from again. This j
i belief pet additional iv-es,t to the report, j
I' Lost night Jap Maralette inveedgatd the
matter and could find that nothing very on- j
ttsc&l ksA hatMiesed there of receat date.
i Ho supposd that the report hod started from
a ro that occurred bCv-en the 11 more
j r.otoric-ns Geo. Silver and wife who had
t bea trying, it was claimed, to Jnll oab
I other. No ose interfered, however, koping
I something wonld happen.
Yeerday the coastawaitaa giea in tfao
deed recorded at ih; register of rfetds oBce
exceeded ta; of nay day for sk t" I
Tbe total fe otot $1I3,0. The saaefcar of
transfers ware not as great as on SaatrAay
last, bet the salt larger.
A BASE BALL CLUB.
The schema for having a first class base
ball club in this city is attracting soma at
tention now-a-days among thoso who are in
terested in sporting matters. An effort will
be made to get tho club in tho Western
League, which takes in tbo cities of Leaven
worth, St. Joe, Atchison, Topeka, Denver
and Kansas City. If this schamj should fail
tha second effort will bo to be a member of
tho State League.
It is proposed to form a company with a
stock of $5,000 for backing of tha club.
There will be a meeting this week of somo of
tho citizens for the purpose of raising tho
stock necessary. Mr. Ad Jones has been to
Kansas City looking tho question square in
tho face and is one of tha leading workers iu
Mr. O. C. Daisy expects to put up a brick
business building on East Douglas avenuo.
It will be located between Market street and
Lawrence avenue on the west side. It .Tiil
have a front of fifty feet and will be ono
hundred feet deep and four storios high. Mr.
Daisy is looking up tho question and will
commence work in tho early spring. Ho is
figuring on it but has not decided as j-et as
to tbe general plan of tho building.
Wo express tbe opinion of the large ma
jority of our citizens in saying that wa arc
sorry that tbo enterprising firm of Colo &
Jones, the mammoth clothiers of this place,
have concluded to elce business m this city
and embarka in business in tho growing city
of Wichita, Kansas. These enterprising gen
tlemen have been deliberating upon this
move for two mouths pasr, and would havo
been establitbsd ero now, had it been possi
ble for them to becuro the stora room that
they desired. On Saturday last they fcuo
coodod in leasing their store, and about the
tirst of tha year wnl enter into possession of
it. Our city will lose two of its most enter
prising citizen, and Wichita v ill gain two
of the greatest hustlers in business they havo
ever seen. Whilo wo lament tho los3 of
Messrs. Colo t Jone; to our city, wo extend
to them tho good wi-he-sof th Leader in their
undertaking. Charlotte Michigan Loader.
S. E. Stillwell, Deputy U. S. Marshal, in
the Indian Territory, made us a call yester
day. He says touching the gold and silver
discoveries down there, that they aro eo big
that he couldn't afford to stop to pick up a
twenty dollar gold piece. As for tho boom
er.?, he having been one himself and having
gona to Washington to talk to the president,
he says they are few an I scattering. Siill
weil was disgusted at not finding tho editor
of tho Eaglu a red-headed man, ho having
got his notion from our unreliablo co tempo
raries. 3 RTho directors of tho Ladies Benevolent
Homo hope this week to bo ablo to locate
their now Hospital. They feel that tho Hos
pital should bo as near tha center of business
as possible, in order to meet tho require
ments of this largo city and they wish those
who havo suitable lots within a mile of the
corners of Lawreuco and Douglas avrnues
and close to tho street cars to send in thoir
proposition by this evening. About; a dozen
of tho leadiug business mon of tho city havo
kindly consented to ba upon tho advisory
committee to decide upon tha location.
The regular meeting of tho Women's Guild
will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at tbe
residence of Mrs. Earl, G&i North Topeka
avo., corner of Pine street. Tho sewing for
tho needy will bo continued and work ill ts
provided for all. Mus. B. H. Campbell,
It may have been noticed that tbo gallery
devils did not muko the uproar last evening
that they have been inflicting upon tho more
respectable public for somo time. Thero
was a policeman to restrain their Iownoss
Mr. FrankTannebill, who had tho leading
charar ter, in tho Strauglers of Paris is ono of
the oldest and most accomplished actors up
on the stage, aud has supported some of the
most famous actors of tho day.
Tho Woman's Equal Suffrngo club will
meet at tho roon:3 of the W. C. T. TJ. Tuos
day evening, Nov. VAlh. By order of
Muk. G. W. Colling, Secy.
Yesterday tho little girl of Mr. Finch, who
lives on Wichita street, near First street, foil
ft om the top of a barrel to the Moor, dislocat
ing her right shoulder.
Mr. E. P. Alexander was seriously enter
tained by tho hind Jeg of a mulo last Satur
day. He was able to be on tho streets yes
terday. The inscrintion stone of tha Lewis Acndc-
my, weighing ,0vX) poundi, was raised into
position upon tbo building yesterday.
Abo Cooper, the little bhort stop, leaves
this morning with the Stranglers of Paris,
as Mr. Crawford's representative.
Miss Berkm'tn will give a phantom perty
tonight at the residence of her aunt, -Ar.
Black oh North Emporia avenuo.
The fire walls oa the building to be wcu
nied by Phillips & Kennou's vinegar plant
were completed yesterday.
Mr. T. J. McSwesney, of Ohio, is visitin
hfc sister, Mrs. S-ott, of this city.
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MONDAY, TUESDAY ii Will
November 29, 30, December 1.
Gigantic :-: Reduction :-: Sale
FOREIGN al DOMESTIC DffiS GOODS
Ever Nade in the State.
Elegant real imported Parisian and Berlin Kodcs
Reduced from S25 to S15.00.
Reduced from S22 to S12.50.
Reduced from S20 to Slo.OO.
Reduced from SIS to 55 9.00.
Reduced from $16 to S 7.50.
English Frencn and German combinations at 25 to 50 percent be-
low actual values.
Manv new novelties have been bousht expressly for this sale, in
eluding an elegant nne of Plain Plushes, also new
designs in Brocades and Stripes at
Purchasers of Dress Goods at this sale, will confer a favor by buy
ing the necessary iinings, etc., after sale is over.
This is a grand opportunity t o save your monoy. Our Dress Good3
stock" is very much larger than we would liko to have it. wo
are prepared to lose money to reduco it. It will pay
you to buy now as you will buy the latest nov
elties at half price.
t Pays to Trade
We are rushing work on our now building and expect short
ly to occupy tho same. If you wish ahythlng in
' i-sf :.v .?". -W'J"-
See our Ladic Satin
Our Pine Calf.
Hand .ade Shoas for Geatc
In all Shape and Widths
And qual to as j
$6.5o or $7. 5o
In the Statd.
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See our Men's Sterling seamless shoe, $2.25
See our Men's walking shoes, - $3.00
110 Main Street.
Muartcrc for Good
at the White House.
Cans or Feruisliifs,
come ard see m and wo will save you big
money u ;vr all competition.
216 Douglas Avenue.
Our Ladies Fine
Evsd Sewod Curacora Kid
French Kid Button Bcoia
Elegantly finished, k06 fitting,
$4;oo and $5.oo.
Lined Kid Button $3.50
ATT .Q 2t r
X K OO N 1 VX ,
Goods al Low Prices.