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K. M. Mubdock,
R. P. Mubsock,
II. M. MURDOCK & BRO.,
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POPULAR VAJULY RESORT.
THE WICHITA 3H7SEC3I.
South Main St. near DoupJas Ave.
ENNIS & YOUNG. PROPRIETORS.
WEEK OF DECEMBER OTII. IS.
Cap. Urcek Austrian Giant,
ilaj. Loo. Iowa I.illputian.
Zola ZInsfara, Circassian Lady,
Tho Dufrancs, GI-M Haters.
Mon;;o Park. Lroraril Hoy.
And many other Intcreutins objects.
THE ARTFUL DODGER. -,. . ....
-BY OUP. SELECT STOCS COMPANY.
J. H. Mcintosh, May Smith,
Fred P.obblus .Teronic Abbey,
In refined specialties.
10c. ADMISSION' TO ALL 10:.
OPEN' DAILY FROM 1 TO 10 P. 5L
hEATS LV AUDITORIUM. Wo KXTiiA.
fc, . CRAWTORD, Manager.
TnE FASHION-ABLE DRAMATIC EVENT
FHIDAYand SATURDAY. DECEMIIEH 17 and 1?.
SITCIM. 1-4MHA MATIM-nATrni).TAT2rM.
The Beautiful Young English Actios..
f 0 3HSS ADELAIDE MOOUE o- j
SUPEIUJ SUPPOR1LVG COMPANY
Will have the honor of preseutinji
Friday. ...PRmaIifn & Galatea, and tho Comcd( tta,
The Happy J"air.
Saturday Matinee Borneo and I Juliet
N'i.'lit nrl-. 1.0). c and 5 ).' sats -without xtra
charge at Union Ticket Olllce.
25 centH. N'o reyerved Keats.
J. B. Baldy, of St. John-, was among yes
F. 11. Gammon and wife, of Cullison, are
at the Manhattan.
Messrs. Kozarris and Stanley got onto each
other in great shape.
J. M. Mallory of Hutchinson will spend
Sunday in tho city.
J. W. Hnvgby of Wellington visited tho
Bertram Sehumau's numerous friends will
bo sorry to learn of his illness.
Mrs. E. E. Yalmer, of Sandusky, O., ar
rived in tho citv last evening.
It. II. Nunu of Garden City was calling
on friends in the city yesterday.
Robert N. Glenn, mailing clerk at the post
ofiice, is down with typhoid fever.
Tho carpenters and joiners' union of "Wich
ita are now an incorporated body.
D. D. Duncan and Chas. Duncan of King
man, were at the Tremont yesterday.
Vincent and "Winter have gone into tho
butcher business on East Douglas ave.
"W. 0. Itiddell & Co. are engaged in tho
real estate business over tho Kansas Nation
Samuel McDonald and "W. L. llutchinson
ot the Harper county Enterprise of Anthony
called yesterday in company with Dr. G. W.
Cox of this city, who was formerly a fellow
townsman of tho gentlemen first named.
Mrs. Emy Bedford camo to tho city from
Norwich, Kaunas, Friday evening, oxpectiug
to meet her husband at the depot, and o ir.g
to a misunderstanding ho failed to meet her.
She is at tho Buckoyo or St. James house,
opposite the Union depot.
B. B. Mann, general agent of tho Kausas
Mutual Life association, of Hiawatha, is in
the city making proofs of tho death of Dr.
Russell, who held a policy in tho company.
Mr. Maun is favorably mentioned as a pro
par person to receive tho appointment of in
surance commissioner of Kansas.
Tho weather yesterday proved all that
could bo desired, m spite of the fact that
tho black Hag hung all day at the head of
tho signal mast, and in face of the predic
tions of the "Washington weather bureau.
Tho sun shono out through light lloating
clouds and tho air remained spring like until
dark, i hod a gentle rain s-et in. Tho cold
wave vili prob.ibly roaoh u? Lodt or not
till the next time.
Col. Coukling, who represents the New
,,. , ,-.ii -if
"York syndicate, nhich proposes an air l'' j
from Kansas City to "Wichita, was in the
citv vesterdav. and in consultation with tho '
gentlemen who had been designated as di
rectors for this point, viz. W. C. Woodman,
A. W. Oliver and M. W. Levy. The object
of the meeting was not learned farther than
Mr. Coukling said that tho enterprise would
bo put on its feet r.t an early date, if not im
mediately. Major Pnen has been requested to preach
his sermon on "The Ark" and tho one on
"The Second Coming of Christ." This he
has consented to do today at 11a. m. and
7:30 p. in. To insure seats for non-professors
who desiro to hear Major Penu.a system
o' reserved seats has been adopted Any
iion-j'.rofessor cm become a bolder of one of
thej tickets by applying to the pastor. Rev.
W. F. Harper. All welcome, but avoid bo
injj crowded out by securing a ticket.
Col. Halloweli returned from Topefca res-
terdiy, where he had been all week trying
casQ befow, th n.nm.A.l rlistrSrt .rta
Ho has had our sympathies during his nb.
sence, for no doubt that people from all pai ts
of rim tn.Tn Tim.1- linvn tdirwl bin, -itl, r,,,...
tion, about Wichita; and, until a resident of it0rS baV Plea-H!lt t,mc
Wichita has learned to cut under the truth This wiU h&A ood chaucs to secure Christ
about one-half he is laughed to scorn bv the I mas presents without paying a fancy price,
,vAr,r.,rMi.iv.w,fn,.u.,. .-,! and the price of admission being only 10
- - f'- 'ivmauiuui llic UlUl'l tillCS Ul
tho state. Of course everybody would open
out with. "Well, Hal., how about Wichita
anyway I Is it much of a town?" Not hav
ing learned th necessity of withholding
morj than half of the actual truth, we can
imagine Hal. straightening himself up and
in his eloquent manner attempting to de
pict Wichita as she is, and then the sneers,
tho groans, and tho ejaculations of incredu
lity which the average crowd would greet
his honest effort at imparting the very infor
mation which they had themselves sought to
draw out. We have been there.
'SOME FELLOW BY ME NAME OF W. E.
To the Editor of the Easlc.
"Some fellow," over the signature of "TV.
E. Stanley," (thinking perhaps the name
would add weight to his sentences) has ad
vertised as the local attorney of
the Fort Scott and Rock Island railroad
companies, for all of which is
The Eagle having permitted to
write, anil permitting "somo fellow,"' over
"sij"' of "W. E. Stanley,"' to criticise, can
not well afford t) permit a newspaper cor
respondent, which will become oITensive to
the public, and in nowise direct public at
tention, to the matter of "public interest,"
and winch will in a measure reflect on the
Eagle. Henco does not wish or
desire a personal wrangle in tho Eagle
with "some fellow"' who uses tho name of
"Y. E. Stauley.'
' has no personal interest in any of
the matters mentioned in his article, and de
voted no more spaco to street railway than
heretofore devoted to the "double bridge"
and the "market houe,"' and simply gave an
opinion on tho street car bu-iness.
As to Riverside Park,and its president, J.
O. Davidson, the park is admitted to bo a
necessity, and Davidson admitted to bo a
"shrewd financier," an average banker and
a good citizen.
frankly admits that a street car
line to Riverside park, if not now a necessity,
will be shortly.
- reiterates that what "Wichita de
mands now is as follows, viz:
1. Settlement of railroad right of way
through the city, and that the extension of
Rock Island avenue is one way to do it. This
is now the important measure beforo tlie city
2. 3Iarket house.
:. Double bridgo on Douglas avenue.
1. Frauchisos granted for the "public
good' not the individual gooi. If any
franchise asked, after consideration's shown
to be for tho "public," grant it.
- .; jias never been interested in
any franchise, that tho public has not ap
proved. The facts are that the "West Sido franchise
was obtained to compel the present streetcar
compeny to build en tho "West side to the
fair ground in time for the fair last fall, and
as soon as this was dono tho f ranchiso was
turned over to the company.
Riverside might do the same thing. This
statement can bo verified by Robert Law
rence, F. G. Smyth, Sr., N. S. "Woods, M.
W. Levy, N. F. Niederlander and A. "W.
Let us keep ud the "boom,"' and discuss
those things that will keep up tho boom. Tho
diseussion of "tas; titles" and tho average
profit on purchase of same in a given term
of j'ears is not of any interest to the general
public and will bo omitted in this article.
"What Wichita wants is a discussion of
methods to accomplish ends, not crit
icism. Tho best methods should
bo adopted, to the end that tho
tho "boom" bo upheld. "Whoever has a
method let it be suggested.
"Carping criticism" can do no good.
"Somo fellow" might writo an article,
"somo fellow" criticise it and bring "somo
follow" into being, noticed by the "public,"
which "some fellow" does not deserve, and
yet all this might not do any one any good.
Michael Angelo criticised by creating, not
So far as being ashamed of my name
can onl say that when cue lealizes how little
weight is attached to the signature of even a
"great man," ono can bo pardoned for using
has written for the Eagle many arti
cles, and they havo been published and road,
.j, wanted tho article published, uot his
Tho Wichita City Medical Society held its
monthly meeting on Tuesday ovening, De
Being deprived by death of ono of its old
est and most useful members, Dr. John II.
Russell, tho socioty deemed it necessary and
befitting that a committee bo npixrinted to
draft certain appropriate resolutions con
cerning tho loss which tiio society had sus
tained in tho demise of Dr. Russoll, and that
tho same bo printed in tho daily papers of
Wichita and a copy be sent to tho beroaved
Whereas, It has pleased the Great Physi
cian in his inscrutable and all wita provi
dence to remove from our midst by the hand
of death our Iriuud and co-worker, Dr. J.
H. Russell, who enjoyed tho ro.-pect and es
teem of his colaberers and col
leagues as well as tho love of
a very large circle of friends and
acquaintance, and who had lon since reach
ed ii nd over maintained the highest standing
in the community both as a prolessioual man
and as a gentleman m tae fullest muco of
the ord. Therefore be it
Resolved, That we, the members of the
Wichita City Medical society, deeply feel the
great los-. which we and tho entire communi
ty havo sustained in the death of our brother.
Resolved, That we sympathize ith, and
express our condolence to the sorrowing and
bereaved family, lervently trusting that the
mimen ot amiction may not be to gieat for
them to bear. "
Resolved, i hnt tho memorv of him whose
(1wth we mourn be ever fou.flv cherished bv
this society, and that his lauhfulne-s to his
calling bo "held in lasting remembrance.
ite-oiveu, limi tnese resolutions oe print
ed in the daily pnjor of Wichita, and a copy
be sent to the family of tho deceased.
Drt A 11. Yabbijcx. j
Dh. W. A. Jordan-, Committee.
Dk. J. S. Footk, )
LAMES' LA'CHANC.J; AND I5AZAK.
On tomorrow evening. Dec. Vd, tho ladio
of tho Christian church will begin their ba
zar at Memorial hall and continue day and
evening until AVedne.-day night. A largo
and varied collection of articles have been
donated by the generous jvople of Wichita,
and everything will be market! at a very
reasouable prico in plain figures and sold in
that way alone.
Some of the leading musicians of the city
have promised to assist in the musical part
of each evening's program, and a treat is
Promi aH who njn-v attemi'
I The option committee, consisting of
! Mr- aU(1 Mrs- " B" "dryx. Mr. and Mrs.
- W. S. Payne. Mrs. Dr Oldham, Mr,. W. C.
Newcouib, Mr. and Mrs, Judge Campbell
and Mrs. W. C. Glenn, will see that all vis-
, " .
cents, the hall should
bo crow eil all dav as
well as each evenin:
MEETING OP CITV TEA CHEKS.
The city teachers held their regular month
ly meeting last Friday night at the high
school building. Speeches n ere made by a
number of teachers and the superintendent
discussed a number of topics of interest.
Some of the members of the school board
were lso present and gave assurance that
unless something unusual happened tho
guillotine would not be stained again soon.
Held a Quiet Meeting Last Night and Settled
the Right of Way Question of the
A special meeting of the city council was
called last evening at 7:30 o'clock for the
purpose of considering the question of grant
ing the Kausas Midland a riht of way into
the city. His honor, the mayor was in the
chair and Councilmen Healy, Caroy, Harrii.
Stone, Richey, Brown, Allen, Kenyon and
It seems that it was not intended that the
public should know anything of the meeting
so that as little excitement should prevail as
posdble. But few besides those interested
in the road wore present.
It will bs remembered that the ordinance
submitted by the company asked a privilege
to select a right of way from the following
streets and avenues: Wichita street, Fourth
avenue, Washington avenue and Hydraulic
Ever since that ordinance has been before
the council each member of that body
has been daily besieged by people w ho op
posed allowing that company so much free
dom and further seemed anxious that no
more streets than what was absolately neces
sary be set apart for the use of railroads
This public sentiment caused tho railroad
committee to refuse the company any or the
streets and avenues mentioned in tho ordi
nance. Tho committee decideded to recommend
Mosely aveuuo and acted accordingly. Tho
report was adopcen by the council without a
dissenting vote. So as it stands the Kansas
Midland will enter the city by Mosley av
enue. Tho route as specified iu tho
ordinance allows tho road to
enter tho north limits of the
city on Washington avenue until it reaches
tho Frisco road. It then goes west on Dover
to Mosley avenue, and Ninth and Mosley to
the south limits of the city.
It is intimated in counoil circles that an
other important road will also bo given Mos
ley avenue as a right of way. In other words
the idea of inviting two or more roads to
use one street seems to be gaining ground.
Already Mosley avenue has been granted to
two roads, with indications that it will bo
granted to another
W. J. Thompson was before his honor,
charged with being drunk. Ho acknowl
edged the corn and was lined So. As he had
not calculated on this additional expense to
his carousal, he did not have anything with
which to keep himself from the cooler and
was escorted there by the officer.
W. J. Foley had evidently been having a
vary largo time as tkero were two charges
against him, drunk and disorderly and re
sitting the officer. For each offense he was
finuil ?7, but more fortunate than his prede
cessor, he had money enough to keep him
self from the cage.
Frank Collins had been drunk, was assess
ed tho usual fine, but execution in his case
John Phipps was a bold, bad, bloody man
who was trying to get up a little whow at
the museum. Two charges wero put in
against him by Officer McKee, disturbing
tho peaco and carrying concealed weapons.
Tho method of teaching by tho kinder
garten system is attracting tho attention of
all thoughtful parents and observing per
sons in general. Mrs. Ifoble Piontis in her
interesting notes of tho recent social club at
Emporia, saj-s: "The future of the normal
school which attracts tho attention of wo
men is, and alwa3's will bo tho kindergarten.
Much has boon said about this mothod of in
structing littlo folks, and numerous as have
been tho experiments, it is ?afe to say that
no one can fail to learu something from a
visit to the normal and a talk with tho ac
complished Miss Emalo Kuhlmau." Tho
kindergarten in Wichita is finding favor
though it is so now an institution tho pa
rents of the pupils b?ing highly pleasjd with
tho progross made ueder Miss Aalsey's in
structions. THE DARK Hinrc OF WICHITA.
Tho Rev. Chas. J. Adams has lectured on
"Th'i Disease" and "Tho Caiue," tonight ho
lectures on "Tho Cure." Thi3 lacture will ba
ths result of tpecial study of "Tho Dark
Side of Wichita," not ono, but of yeais of
study of tho subject. Mr. Adams will say
what he thinks in thi3 matter let it hit whom
it may. Ho thinks that many of our math
ods in reform are hurtful rathor than help
ful. Free seats aud chairs. Everybody in
vited. A new furnace has been placed in St.
John's church this week, with capacity to
make tho church warm in tho coldest weath-
SIIOW AND OPEN, NO.
The incandescent electric light company
havo received a car load of material from
New York city. Eight hands aro at work
making cells aud rolling zink aud getting
everything ready for starting a plant.
Tne first plant they will start will be at
Gandolfo's. They will have it n?ady to start
on Christmas day.
Gandolfo has decided to defer opening his
building until that time. Ho intends to
make the affair ouo of the best that has ever
been given m the city.
A HAZOK AND A HCN.
A couple of coloi td gents at one of the
lttading hotels of the city got into a slight
disagreement yost-rday aud soon one of
them exhibited his time-honored razor. The
other, strange to sny, was not armed, and
sought safety in flight. They made things
pTcly for some tune but no blood shed.
Ed. Reed is the name of the hero of tho
occasion, aud a warrant was issued in Bar
rett's court soon after the row for his arrest.
Vnrrte .fe FrwiMB oend nn a rnal estate
office vesterdav in the Aldrich & Bro
building, on Main street, b-tw.en First and
c. rt.t, Th.ir fir-t .! w, th
"Z . " - -' .--., i tt....i.: ,
Joan iaurie iann 10 to.onei aurenm-ou t
iheMimof?27,500. The property is sear
three miles east of the citv. '
TW f-1 mrhpr hnnnv'over their miiden
sale, and of course ay they havo some more
bargains equally ai good.
LAYING 11 UN.
-, , ..-i i.-;nr.
me gas company o lumu .-jb
,:.,.- n vr.), Tnv. ...,i 1.5!mnpfl it-
mifs. Thev will he extended from Oak to
Thirtecuih straot. The Waco mains will be
extended from Oak to Pin street.
A gang of Hands is no- inploye.l and will
continue work until it is fiuished.
Total clearings for the wek ending !).
Cih bcV:;::.V.V.".'.V"V l,UHS
11 i.v wiii :-2i
The funeral of Edward K. Smith will take
place from the residence of his father, 313
North Erapori avenue, Sunday afternoon
at 3 o'clock. Frinds of th family invited .
AT THE G. A. R. HALL.
Mr. Cope gave another of his most delight
ful elocutionary entertainments last even
ing. The attendance, however, was not
much larger than the first performance; the
ten cent opera and the dime museum proving
too strong attractions for this superior en
tertainment to compete -with.
"How Ruby played the piano," was a very
amusing recitation and heartily enjoyed.
Mr. Cope afterwards gave a selection from
Julius Cffisar; the scene in which Cassius en
deavors to work up the noble Brutns to tho
point of taking Ccesar's life. It was a fine
rendition of ihis magnificent scene, and was
the best feature of the program.
After reciting the '-Fall of the Pemberton
Mills,"' h concluded with the amusing skotch
from Mark Twain, "Uncle Remus' Appara
tion.'" Mr. Cope has made a most favorable im
pression as an elocutionist, and the applause
received from his audiences was a merited
testimonial to his worth.
AT THE OPEKA HOUSE.
Tho Casino Opera Company la
closed their week's engagement in
with the Mascotte.
The house was, as on the previous perform
ances, well filled, and the play well received
by tho audience.
Miss Harvey, who last evauing had the
character Bettina; Miss Hatcher that of
Premier Liannetto, and Mr. Dixon, who rep
resented Lorenzo have ninds a very decided
hit in this city, and havo won an enviable
placa in the estimation of theater goers.
The museum last evening drew a large
audience. This pleasant resort appears to bo
growing in favor.
Tho freaks in the curiosity hall appear to
have made a number of friends, and have
during the past week accepted several invi
tations to diuo out. The Dufranos, the glass
eaters, wero up to the Manhattan the other
day at Mr. Roberts' invitation, and somo
cruel minded guests said thoj- devourod all
the goblets for dessert.
There will bo several now and striking
cariosities introduced during tho coming
The organization of tho stock company for
dramatic performances is almost completed,
aud when all the ueces-sary arrangements aro
conoumated somo very pleasing entertain
ments will bo given upou the neat and com
plete little stage in the audience hall.
The fashionable dramatic event of tho sea
son will be tho return of the beautiful young
English actress, Miss Adelaide Moore, who,
supported by her own superb company, will
appear at the opera houso on next Friday
and Saturday nights, with a special ladies'
matineo Saturday afternoon, producing on
Friday uight a grand double bill, consisting
of Gilbert's charming mythological comedy
of Pygmalion and Galatea, and the spark
ling comidetta of the Tho Happy Pair; and
at the Saturday matineo Shakespeare's beau
tiful love story of Romeo and Juliot: on
Saturday night Bulwer's romantic drama,
Tho Lady oi Lyons. Miss Moore and her
magnificent company aro so woll remem
berod by Wichita theater goars that to speak
of their abilities would bo to say tho least
superflous. Miss Mooro will display some
magnificent new dresses which sho has just
received from Worth of Paris, aud hsr col
lection of diamonds repi osonts a small for
tune. Miss Mooro travels in her own gor
geous palace car, which was built expressly
for her at a cost of $52,000, and is conceded
by experts to bo the finest railroad car in
America. It is finished in embossed leather
aud araarantb wood aud satin wood inlaid
with mother of pearl and ebony. Tho car
will arrive in tho city next Friday morning
and be sidetracked at tho St. Louis, Fort
Scott and Wichita railroad depot. It will
be open for inspe-tion from 2 to 3 p. xs. The
public ara cordially invited and ladies will
bo made especially welcome.
Tho sale of seats will open on Monday
morning at tk union ticket ofllco, and it is
safe- to predict a succession of crowded
A grand concert will be given by tho choir
of St. John's church, Friday evening, Dec
ember 17th, at G A. R. hall, assisted by the
best talent in the city. They havo also se
cured tho services of Miss Lillian Hambhn,
of Boston, one of the moit gifted singers of
the country, who will upou that occasion
make her first appearance i:t this city.
The following is the program:
1 . Overture Bhaw's Full Orchestra
a! Quartette, Mis Earl, Mrs. Stem, Messrs.
Cushman and Hull
3 Solo Miss Lillian Hamblin. of Boston
4. Instrumental solo, . . . . ' .... Miss iscC'abo
5. Ladies' quai tettcMiss Earl, Mrs. Claik,
Mi a. Stem aud Mrs. Ci aw ford.
0. Solo Mr. A. L. Crawford
1. Male quartette.. Messrs. Crawford. Cush
man, Aldtn an 1 Hull. .,.
o solo iIr-B B Hnl1
";' instrumental -olo...Mrs. A. L Crawford
4. Comic O. P R. A Mi-sS Earl irs.
Claik, Messrs. Cushman and Hull.
o. Solo -Miss Earl
0 Double quattette.-.Miss Earl, Mrs. Mem.
Mr. Crawford Mr. Allien, Mts. Clark,
Mrs. Crawford, Mr. Cushman, Mr.
THE ELECTKICAL CLOCIC.
The famous clock which has been shipped
for Wichita by Prof. Cordn ay. the electri
cian, stands fourteen feet hih, eight feet
wide, weighing nearly 5.000 pound. The
case is made of tba finest black walnut, in
laid with pnrl, gold and marble. Eleven
dials show the phi-ts of the moon, the rotary
motion ef the arth, the time in all prts of
the world, th- true position of the earth, the
morion of tho earth and moon around the
I motion 01 tno earia ziuu i.. -.- --
' -un. cause of night and day, the eclipaa. .a.
j the ,icn of the zodiac, longest anu snonp
! day. equal day and night, twelve calendar
I ,r,th. rinv of the month, day of the weak,
....- , . -
the hour of the day, minutes and seconds -
This wonderful dok is not only a grea.
' hei-ok:.cal tfudy. but a jrreat work of art
j It represents a century's progress in electri-
I city. The clock is all run by tlectncuy.
I The escapment alone is a wonderful inven
tion, making about 5.CO0 lts, consuming
' .. ..- v Ai.j.mpiir t--i-honr. Mimv
, iv,v.w s. L w-.... , -
' mJ.i,..,i,-,i Swires nDDoar e erv nlte-ea
minutes, renreatm; the apostl'-s pacing
i. v , - -
r. shewing feter s
:re oxpre- trains,
m review of ihe Saio;
s denial of Christ, mmature expre-
, th mrta of Cupid, wonderful Kiecbamcal
! walking firures, the Ldni's supper with mov -
rising from ihe dd,
Q-tin ttvm- through chaos, and many otter
' ' .anS of iruitXt prevents us
-- - -
fromS,vm?a more thorough "
, Tn ,ii the Astrn citie. where th-. doc lias
i beea on exhibition it has recorred a reruiar
j ovati0a, and we hops to se it well patrocixd
ja Wjchita. ,
j a Walker, of Columbus, O., is at the
Plymouth Congregational Corner Law
rence avenue and Second street, S. H.
Parker, pastor. Morning service at 10:30;
Sunday school at 12; evening service at 7:30.
Evangical Lutheran Preaching at opera
house at 10:30 a. m.; sunday school at 2:30
p. m. Preaching at Greenwich at 2:30 p. m.
Paul it. ilueller, pastor.
Christian Church Corner of Lincoln and
Lawrence. Pieachinjrat 11a. in. and 7:30
p. in. President H. H. Everest will preach
in the morning and Dr. W. B. Hendrix in tho
evening. Sunday School at 3 p. m., seats
free, strangers especially welcome.
Friends' meeting and Sabbath school in
Woman's Christian Temperance Union rooms
over No. 220 East Douglas avenne. Sabbath
school 9:45 a. m., religious services 11 a m.
Strangers and all others are cordially in
vited. Christian Corner of Market and Second.
Sunday school at 9:30,a.m.Prof.Pence,super
inteudent. Preaching at 11 a m.. by Rev.
J. M. Monroe, of Belaire, O.; at 7:30 p. m.,
by Rev. Dr. Everest. Young people's meet
ing Monday at 7 p. m. Regular prayer
meeting Thursday, 7 p. m. Ckoir practice
Saturday, 7 p. m.
Rev. T. S. Hodgson at First M. E. church
today, 10:30a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday
school 2:30 p. in., Hon. W. E. Stanley, super
intendent. Morning class 9:30 a. m., M. B.
D. Allen, leader. Young peeple's meeting
G:30 p. m. All our services aro open to tho
public, aud they aro cordially invited.
Emporia Avenue M. E., corner of Morris
streetand Emporia avenue, six blocks south
of Douglas avenue. Sunday school at 10
a. m., preaching by Mrs. Smith, the evan
gelist, at 11 a. m., which will closo her labors
with us. Preaching by Rev. N. E. Harmon,
the pastor, at 7:30 p. m., followed with revi
val services. The public are most cordially
West Side Baptist S12 West Douglas av
enue. Elder A. C. Hume will preach at 11 a.
m. ; Sunday school at 4 p. m.
Oak Street Presbyteriau. Services at 11
a. ni. and 7 p. in. Prayer meeting Thursday
evening at 7:30. Sunday school 12 m. All
aro cordially invited to attend these services.
First Baptist Major W. E. Penn, the
evangelist, will preach at 11 a. m. and 7:30
p. in. Subject of morning discourse, "Tho
Ark," oTeniag, "The Sacoud Coming of
Christ." Sunday school at 2:30 p. m. Eyory-bod-
St. John's Third Sunday in Advent;
morning prayer and sermon by the rector on
"Should I Come to Confirmation,,' at 11 a.
m. Offertory solo by Mr. Bell. Evening
prayer and sermon by tho rector on "The
Dark Side of Wichita "tao Cure at 7:30 p.m.
Offertory solo by Mrs. Hall.
German M. E. Sunday school at 9:30 a.
m. Preaching at 11 :4o a m., and 7:30" p. in.
Young people's meoting on Tuesday evening
at 7:30. Prayer meeting on Thursday oven
ing at 7:30. All aro cordially invitvd to at
tend. Dodgo Avenue Presbyterian West Side
Sabbath school at 3 p. m. Preaching by tho
pastor, Rev. E. J. Brown at 7 p. m. Prayer
meeting at 7:30 p. in. on Wednesday All
are invited, and strangers especially wel
come to these sermons.
Presbvterian Preaching by the pastor at
11 a. m.f subject "The Crises Tho resources
of the country and the dorainancv of the
west" Evening service at 7 d. m. The Sun
day school meets at 9:30 a. m. ; and the
young people at (5 p. m. The serision of the
church will meet for the reception of mem
bers at 10:45 a. m. All are invited to tho
services of this church. Strangers aio
Reformed: Rev. J. W. Lovo will proach
at Cheney this morning aud evening, conse
quently ho will hold no service in this city
today. There will be Sunday school as usual
at 9:43. Tho Missionary society of this
church will meet at the residence of Mrs.
Elizabeth M. Brown, 333 South Lawrence
ave. on Tusaday evening next at S o'clock.
All invited. J
ANNO U OF. M ENTS.
Tho Equal Suffrage Club of Wichita will
meet next Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock in
tho W. C. T. U. rooms, Douglas avenue. By
order, Mp.s. M. S. Collings,
Sons of Veterans will meat Monday ovan
ing at 7:30 sharp. Business of importance
will be brought up: nominations of officers
for the ensuing yuar and tho coming ball arc
the most important.
There will bo a meeting at Judje Walker's
office, oyer Boston stora, next Wednesday
night, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p. m for tho purpose
of organizing a union. Come out and give
us your ideas. S. Ed U oor.E,
There -n'M bo a meeting Monday, Dec. 13,
for tho nomination of officers. A full atten
dance is requested. C. M. Cossrrr, C. I.
The Burlington Hawkoye says of Major
Dane: "His descriptive powers are equal to
a stcrcopticon. He is eloquent nnd polished,
his lectures abound with information and in
struction and are enlivened by humor that
is bright and natural as the sunshine. You
will like Major Dana and if the audience is
as large nsthelecturo is good standing room
will bo at a premium. I havo followed him
in many courses and hare heard nothing but
words of praise for his lecture. "'
He will lecture in tho city on the night of
the 20th of this month.
The Indies of the Woman's Relief corps
fell verv grateful for the interest manifested
in their efforts to provide a Christmas din
ner to the poor children of the city, and
accept the kind offers of J. F. Cord ray and
W. L. R.eeves and if there are any others
who feci hk donating to the dinner, such as
provisions of all fcmds, apples, fruib-, can
did, nuts or money, they will be thankfully j
reeehvd. The ladies w ill not solicit anyone '
The Tremont houvo will be closed about
December 20 for thrw weeks. It will b
moved to Fourth avenue. romplte2y refid
ani ref uniisbed. Mr. Dewey, the manager,
is already meeting with urci in the man
agement of this popular booae, si when it
is moved to th new site, and undergoes thj
Tiroao?l changes, ho expecte to make it a
still better hoto!.
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ljx s eue is . uw " - - - .
opeo9A aod commenced bnae
; office in . Jewett 1ikidr on
. t ,, gentlemen are
;. .;-- writers, srrainsra and
5 u.-, -.
. Tbmy dfAi in Cl. The, do a
hwvy ne. m thal lin6. All tv ak
he3 rls aro to U letor ardors
for ,. ai thfev fel cocfldeat tbat
thy can jret thsre
Aaron Mote, rho lived on Sowta Mosley
died Friday aitertoon ana &
f rerdav afearoooa.
ourwu ,c -- -
afwmoon- m dtnl or
lcni and left a -"tfe and
, nemorrnaze o - -
' fmjreHklrwi, who are not only bors.t n a
. i eauurru. ..... .,-.
; kind father b: left in very dc&tiwtedrrea-
. p j Henry
has !-ft tie city for
pjci-noad, Kentucky. wfcr; ne ia tw.
j,-- Eiu ftffer tbe hobdaya. Ii nii
,K, t-m to taocity and will probably l
&mpii by tome frisnds who iH U-
Mr. J. Go Smith, of -Vi.cah, brotaer
of Robert Salts, calll on th ZxGVX Uy
and savi taiars look favorabl. towards j.rt
ting the Rock Island railroad at that pUc.
Newmarket Cloaks at one-half
their value.- All new. The very latest. We
wish to close them out before Jan. i, conse
quently we will make a sweeping reduction
in the whole stock to accomplish that end.
Come and look before you bny. Everyone a
Headquarters for Christmas goods.
We have just Received an enormous invoice of articles appropri
ate for the coming Holiday season.
An exxuisite line of Ladies Hand bags, Ladies Handkerchiefs, La
dies Neck-wear and Scarfs. Pans, Tidies. G-loves, Etc.
Sets of Elegant Toble Linen, Napkins. Table covers. Piano covers.
Gents Haddkerchiefs. Ties, Scarfs, Gloves, Materials for
Tmoking Jackets and Caps.
We can give you appropriate
It Pays to Trade
We are rushing work on our hew building and expect short
ly to occupy the same. If you wish anything in
Before we move come and see us and we will save you blgr
money over all competition.
Temporary Quarters 216 Douglas Avenue.
lOVER ONE TON
C. B. LEWIS & CO.,
110 Main Street.
fleadqnarters k Gooi Goods at Low Prices.
Cloaks and Wraps.
at the White