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The ccost of Nprth Carolina is not an in
viting one. From their earliest acquaintance
trith it sailors have shunned Caps Uattcras,
and many a foreboding shako of the head ac
companies the -n-ords 'with -which hey speak
of that stormy point. The loom of its sinister
clouds is the signal to put close reefs in tho
topsails, and the tkipper whose vesel Las
drifted too near its desolato shore paces his
tleck, with keen C3es scanning the western
horhron, ell through the long and stcrm-fUled
hours of the night.
Arid the winds havo a different tono when
they surge along the waves that roll foam
crowned and furious against its sbittir; sand
duuci. There is an exaltation, a "v itorious
shouting, in their rush, that seems to tell of a
North of Ilaiteras, and running southward
from the border of Virginia, is Currituck
found, a respectable shcetof water, separated
from the ocean by a narrow belt of sand, such
as defends tho cntiro seaboard of North Caro
- lina. This immense sea bar for it can be
called nothing else is not an inviting place
o' residence, and when tho heavy northeast
gali-s come roaring down tho coast, there is a
Wi'Llncss and gloom pervading it that is
nothing but cheerful. Wrecks arc fre
quent during the winter and early spring,
nhe:: the great gal?s are most prevalent,
and then the men at the government
life Mving stations havo wet and stormy
work to do. Tho sullen boom of a gun will
bring them forth to meet the rush and sling
of chillingsleer, when night's darkness lies so
heavy on thacarth that sight is impossible.
Currituck bar has long been u favorite re
sort of mine, more from a sentimental
memory, perhaps, tm from its actual
pleasures. Still, I find in its vildness, and
in the jieculiar, seemingly wreck-haunted,
atmosphere that is its heritage, an antidote
for the toil of a life that has seen but few
other changes besides tho annual visits to its
barren wastes during tho season when game
was to be found along its shores. My jour-1123-s
began quite a number of 3-ears ago, be
fore the life saving service had planted its
statio:is along the tempest-swept beach, and
were inaugurated by one o those apparently
unimportant occurrences that pas and are
forgotten, until an epoch in one's existenco
brings them out with startling vividness.
I was roaming through the market at Nor
folk, having lieen called thero by business,
r.hich,-while giving mo many spare hours,
still necessitated a stay of several days, when
I saw some fine ducks exposed for sale, verit
able canvas backs, and plump as partridges
fresh from a buckwheat stubble. As I was
to start for homo the next morning, a desiro
to become the owner of somo of these tool:
possession of me, vhich their owner was quick
"Letter take a pair or two of 'em; they're
right good, young and fat and tender," ho
nid, looking up at mo with eyes so full of
kindliness, and yet so woful with sorrow, that
I was siarJicd and did uot-answer immedi
ately. 'The-3 "ro f reh as a nor'east gale on Curri
tuck,'" he went on; "I know it, fur I shot 'em
"Where.'" 1 questioned, eager to know some
thing of the owner of such strange eyes.
Down on Currituck."'
"Whore is that:''
Tho man appeared to Le a little surprised to
ila.il that a person existed so ignorant as not
to know that famous locality, and then ho
gave me the desired information.
'It's in North Ca: 'lina, just out of Viiginr.y,
and is one of tho coast sand bare.'"
"L the game plentiful;"'
'If ycu mean ducks, yes.''
"Do you live there?"'
"Ye. I only como to No; folk once or twice
n year, to stock up. I'm not a truckster; I
A few more questions elicited tho knowledge
of how to get to tho favored land, and then I
purchased the entire lot of his ducks, giving
him, i.mch to his surprise and gratification,
his full price1.
As I turned av.ay with my prize he said:
"If yo a ever como down t hat way and want
seme good duck shooting, just ask for Curri
tuck Jo All tho fellows as paddle down
that iay know me."
1 thanked him, and having hired a colored
bey to carry my purchase, went bade to my
Ii v. as two 3-ears after my visit to Norfolk,
when ono morning tho telegraph brought
h c-j that a thip belonging to our house had
0 10 to pieces just south of Currituck light.
'.Some one will have to go down there and
rather all the news thero is to bo found out,"'
paid the senior partner, and I immcdiately
volnntccred; for at tho sound of tho name,
there came bofoio mo tho gleam of tho pite
ous 03-cs, and tho echo of words that gradually-
grew distinct as "Currituck Joe.''
I arrived at Norfolk two days after th r
and took pasago on a small steamer plyii j
in the waters I wished to Lit.
Wo camo to tho placo whero tho first drift
from the wreck lr-y, and found a mass of
planking, torn and broken, and strangely ex
emplifying tho supremo power held by tho
wrath of wind and wave, when brought into
101 ration with tho work of man. Further
on along the beach wcro pilel Ijoxcs- and
bales, carefully covered by fragments of tho
deck and bulwarks.
As wo neared ono of these, a figure,
roughly clad in a brown tarpaulin suit, ioso
from a sitting posture beneath a rudely
formed tent of rent canvas, and I saw before
m the man I had met in the market jit Nor
folk two years, previous.
'There's Currituck Joe,"' said my guide.
'II-5 been a lookin' out fcr tho goods.''
The man approached, walking with a curi
ng, saullUng gait, as though deprecating
any adverse ciiticism that his appearance
H:xxi morain'," ho said, liowiug awk
vranily. 4 Good morning, Joe," I answered, extend
ing my hand.
lie trok it hesitatingly, but 1113' strong
grasp seemed to reassure him, and 1 thought
that Iw straightened up as lie-felt it.
"Be 3-ou one of the insurance -inenP lie
"No. t he ship belonged to our house, and the
cargo was consigned to us.1
"There's not much of it left for auybodv,"'
"I see that there is but little; wlisre are the
men that were saved F'
'Gone north. There was only three: the
rest got washed nway by a sea Justus the ship
How wcro the three saved T
'Oh, a boat put out to 'cm, as soon as there
-ar. light enough to show they -were left."'
ith a natural moacsty, Joe refrained
f ro:u saying that he was tho man who spurred
the txatV. crew into action, and loci them in
to their successful struggle for those three
lL.ving no special call to hurry back to
New York, 1 wrote a letter to the firm, giv
ing them the information needed to guide
them regarding tho insurance, awl dispatch
ing this to tho uearot po&tofnee 03- ttufboat
that bad brought mo to tho lr, accepted
Joe:, in itotiou and spent the next week with
lum. "We had a short galo tho next night
after our arrival, but Joe called it a baby
affair; and as the sun shone out the next dny
and tho shooting was goal, I thought lie must
be light, though the wind that had shook the
hut and roared across tho bar in tho carlv
watches of the night, sending great masses of
sand sweeping in from the eea and far out on
the round w;is as fterco as an3' lhadeer
Whoa I left the bar Joo pressed me to visit
him again next year.
After my return to Norfolk I sent him a box
full of mace, tobacco and fishing and hunting
Etutr X had found out ho would like, adding a
la-go can of whisky, a beverage ho used when
a storm had wet him to tho Elan and chilled
his blood, and only at that time; and shortly
after my arrival homn received a ample, but
whole-souled letter of thanks.
The first clay of tho next December found
me in Norfolk on 1113- way to Currituck, and I
I reached Joe's hut ono evening just as the
sun sunk in a glory of amber and pink that
made the sound look liko a vast sheet of dor
Joo was awa3, but tho door was open, and
having stowed my traps and somo bores I
had brought for lum, I threw a lot of drift
wood on tho smouldering embers, and soon
had a glowing fire, lighting tha rudely fur
nished room, in whoso corners the gathering
twilight had made deep shadows.
Joo camo in shorty- after the fire had got
well under way and gave me a cordial greet
ing, and a very favorable report as to tho
prospects for a good two weeks' sport. We
were out early tho next morning, and for
five days had excelbnt weather and fine
shooting, but tho morning of tho sixth day
broaut a change. The sky was covered
with a thin gra3 vapor, and lho sun shone in
this like a great rod ball. Gradually the gray
ness grew deeper, and the vapor thickened to
vast masses of cloud.
Then the sun changed its hue to a dull yel
low, and aloivly faded out from sight, and as
it disappeared the low moaning in tho air
grew wonderfully intense.
"Thcr'li bo a hard blow," Joo had said in
the early morning, and after eating our break
fast wo strolled over toward tho seawaid
Joe's hut was sheltered b3' a collection of
sand dunes, among which its low roof rose liko
a sharper point. It stood midway between
tho ocean and tho sound, and a short walk
was all that was needed to reach either.
When v.o camo to tho leach tho waves were
rolling up its changing sands with a regular
monotony tliat seemed utterly devoid of
fierceness, but soo:i a wild, sobbing murmur
sounded ucross tho wide eastern expanse,
and they grow more restless, and began to
toss little foam-crowned crests against each
other. Tho day during its first part was a
changing dreariness. Tho somber hue of tho
sky, and tho storm sounds in tho air, deep
ened, and tho great waves darkened, as tho
gloom above them assumed a density that
soon was sadly oppressive. Occasional puffs
ruffled tho water, and theso quickly grew
heavier and more frequent.
Then Joe, who had clambered to tho top
of a sand dune, cried: "Thero sho comes,"
and hastening to his side, I saw what seemed
a hugo wall of white foam rushing shore
ward. Then somo sharply driven rain drops struck
hard on our faf 2s, and, with a roar, tho first
great gust of tho galo surged past us, and the
foam-crowned waves rolled thundering up
We found shelter hi a low shed made of
wreck drift, and there watched tho sea. It
was a grand and a wild sight, that tumult of
water with tho wind surging over it, and
thero was a fascination in it that must bo
fclt to bo known. As we stood watching this
tempest-painted picture, a man camo swiftly
down the beach, the wind driving him beforo
it. Ho made for our shelter, and, as soon as
ho could regain tho speech that the gale had
deprived him of, said:
"There's a schooner tiying to draw off
shoro above us, but I don't think sho can
weather tho point yonder.''
Joo sprang toward tho beach.
"Yo must have the boat ready," he said.
There wero several men in tho shed, and
"Do you know tho vessel?"'
"Yes, it is Hark Ward's schooner. I Imow
her by the yellow square on her quarter."
I noticed that tho men turned their glances
toward Joo, and that his faco grew peculiarly
hard and white; but it was only for a mo
ment, and then it assumed tho old look, only
a strength and firmness camo to tho eyes that
made them burn with a strange brilliancy.
He seemed more creel, too, as he grasped a
lino that hung against tho wall of tho shed,
and there was a lono of command hi his
voice, as ho said:
"Como boys, we havo no timo to lose," and
went out, and down lho beach, battling with
the wind that almost took him off his feet.
We followed, and soon reached a low build
ing, in which tho men v. ho were Joe's com
panions, and ho, kept a small but serviceable
lifeboat. It was where a short point jutted
out just inside of a large headland, and
lonneil a shallow, paitially protected bay.
The wind was from tho northeast, and as lhi3
point reached out toward the southward, it
had a narrow belt of comparatively smooth
water bordering its leeward face. Tho boat
was hin closo to this, and tho men, tying
down under the lee of tho sand dunes,
watched tho vessel to tho northward, as sho
made desperate fight for an oiling.
"Sho can't reach out beyond tho point,"
said one, "for she can t cany sail enough.''
Tho schooner was under short canvas,
having closo reefs in all her sails; and still the
wind seemed to bury her in spi-ay. as it drovo
her down toward the sand. To spread moro
sail was impossible, as that already set
was strained to its utmosL capacity, and a
larger surface would bring upon it more
power than it could bear.
"No, sir, sho can't reach out beyond tho
point," said tho eldest man of tho group, "and
it shoals fearfully there. 1 don't think there
is much chauco for either vessel or crew."
Again the men turned toward Joe with tho
strange look I had before noticed, but ho
mado no sign.
All this time tho schooner had been draw
ing nearer, driven on by tho cruel gale, and
signals fcr help w ere now flung out. chow ing
that her crew had given up all hope of reach
ing the oicn water beyond tho point
Joe, seeing this, remo'ved his waterproof
suit and stopped into tho boat. A coil of
small line 133- in the stem, its end ran through
a fair-leader. This end he passed to the men
on shore, and then sat down and grasped
an oar. As ho did so his companions seized
tho boat and gave her a shove clear into tho
water, three of them springing in with Joe.
Then, with strong, steady strokes, tho3' bent
to their work and the boat shot forward just
as a load, despairing hail came sounding 111
on the wind.
We looked seaward and saw that tho
schooner had grounded and was lying broad
side 10 tho waves, which wero rolling gu
board of lier In hugo masses. Their force
was terrific and the3soon drove Ler stern
around, each blow making her masts tremble
like reeds. This new position was an easier
one for the vessel, but the men said that she
would not last long, as tho seas were growing
and the wind stdl kept rising. We saw her
men clinging to tho rigging, but our main
interest was centered in the boat, which was
making slow progress out toward her. It
was a hard battle and a desperato one, for
the waves camo rolling in, heavy and foam
crowned, and tho wind roared along, tossing
their curling crests far up the sand.
But Joo and his companions wero scent
nnd fearless and had often been in shmkr
ing at the lifeboat, and in a little time"sho j
was launcned, and a limp form passed care
fully into her.
Tho men then pulled slowlj- toward tha
shore b3" the line, a dangerous undertaking,
as tho wind mado tho now heavity leaded
boat surge fcarfiihy, and the waves bore
down on her as though they would sweep
her from sight. But she battled on, and in
a short timo, though it seemed ages to us,
reached tho smoother water under tho lee of
the smaller point and was soon drawn well
up on the beach.
Wo gathered round the boat and I was
shocked to seo, lying in the stern sheets, tho J
pale, still face of Currituck Joe. A ghastly
cut on his head was oozing blood and there
was tho unmistakable sign of death's near
ness aljout him, which sent a chill to my
heart. The presence of life even now was
onl3 discernible by a slight twitching' of tho
lips, tho evidence, as I knew, of intense suf
fering. "Flung against her mast," said ono of tho
boat's crew, in answer to an inquiry. ''I
knew he would give his lifo awa3 for some
one, but didn't think it would bo for ilark
A stout man was standing near by look
ing at Joe's whito face with tear-wet 03-es.
His breast was heaving, showing that his
heart was throbbing Gerceby, ai:d when ho
heard tho words, he said:
"I am Krr3', ben-s; I wiah it was mo lying
there instead of Joe."
Though curious to know the meaning of
these, to me, strange words, I felt that Joo
should bo attended to, and had him carried
to his home.
"Can 3-ou get a doctor?" I questioned.
"There's nono on tii9 bar, and no one on
the mainland would cross the sound to-da3","
was tho answer.
But Joo was alread3r passing lieyond the
need of any man's care. As I bent over him,
where ho la3' in his rude bunk, hi3 e3-es un
closed, aud a look of intelligence camo into
"Is he safes"' ho whispered.
"Yes," I answered.
"Then it's all right. Tell him I say it's all
His hand tightened its clasp on mine, as I
said I would attend to his wish. Then a
bright sinilo lit up tho brown face, and
gleamed in the 03-es, driving from them tho
sorrow I had seen there, and tho next mo
ment this sorrow had fadcj.1 in tho gloiy of a
Tho storm w as raging fearful-, the wind
shaking tho rude hut with a fore'ethat seemed
equal to its destruction; but it stood firm and
I watched b3 tho dead, son-owing for the loss
of a tnio friend.
The men had returned to the beach, to
gather tho wreckage that might drift ashore,
and it was lato when the man who seemed to
take tho load, now that Joe was gone, looked
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These Lots are close to the City Limits, and are lying between Centra' Ave
and Second Street, east of town. These lots are for sale on chesj
and easy terms. No college. Union depot or machine shops
are to be built on them. For terms appfv at
BUTLER & FISHERS HARDWARE STC RE
1 10 DOUGLAS AVE.
Partial List of Property for Sale.
WICHITA CRACKER COMPANY.
FINE CRACKERS and PURE CADDIES.
418 and 420 EAST BOU&LAS AVSLTOR
Wichita City Roto lis 'd Ebto
-Jtasifaercr tht Fcllowlne Cltrvl Rnmao
Patent; WHITE ROSE,
X. L. C. R., Fancy.
Thpa brands hare bwn on tie mrlt?t east, trt, n-nth 3il otuh Tor a
-Driablp reputnttou wht-rrvor Introduced. To try twn U io luijr with tlteiu.
wheal at highest ceih price.
rvs. ond thoy K3Tj w .
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OLIVER, IMBODEIT & CO.
House, 8 rooms, two storieF; pantrr, closets, etc.
2 12 fols, Ida avenue,
positions, aud slowly ihoj nearod the ground
Cvl craft. Often, however, it looked as though
they would bo flung back, and at other
times we lost sight of the boat and thought
her swamped. Then sho would appear once
more, end keep on toward her goal. The
scuooner made a leu of smooth water, and
I told him that his comrade was at rest,
and asked him to send for a coffin.
'That can't be clono till the morning," he
said, "and I might as well help you watch. I'll
tell the boys, for they're mighty anxious. It's
a sad day for us, sir, for Joo was the best man
on the beach. I'll be back soon," and he went
lie returned in a short time, and after get
ting tho fli o in order, he prepared somo sup
Icr, of which wo partook, and then sat down
by tho glowing blaze, for the wind was raw
and chill, and sent its currents tm-ough every
crack and crevice.
"What is it that links Jce'spastto tho life
of tho schooner's skipper?'' I asked.
'They wero neighbors and schoolmates over
beyond the sound," answered the man. '-and
both likely young fellows when tire war came.
Joo had begun studying law, and "Ward went
to sea with his father, tho captain of a coaster.
Well, they both enlisted, and Joo was taken
prisoner. 'Ward knew of this, and came homo
wounded. It is paid that Joo and ho wore
both after the same girl, but tho story is that
sho favored Joe. Well, when "Ward reached
home, ho gavo out that Joe was dead, aud
then made up to the girl. Sho mourned for
Joo six months or more, but. you know, a
young nature will throw off grief, and Ward
was very attentive, and sympathetic, and
consoling, nnd the result was that the prom
ised to have him.
'He hurried up tho wedding, saying that ho
wanted to get back to his regiment, for his
wound waa about well, and so they wcro mar
ried. The nent week Joe got back, having
been exchanged, and when he found that ho
had loss tho girl he give right up and come
over here, and he has lived on tho bar ever
'Ward said that he truly thought Joo was
dead, but the folks all think that he trumped
up the yam just to get the girl; in fact, they
know it, but they keep still for the woman's
sake, as sho is nice and a good neighbor. "
'As for Joe, ho had set his heart on her so
that tho loss just broke him all up. and ho
never went back to his old homo again. lie
has lived on the bar ever since, carrying his
iish and game across to a landin' to sell and
now and then running up to Norfolk, lie
never met "Ward, who went coasting again as
soon as tho war was over, until he saw him
'Wo didn't think ho would go off to hell).
but Jco was true grit. He has saved lots of
leoplo, and it does seem too bad that he
should meet his death while rescuing the
man who blasted his life.''
But so it was; and two days after that wo
buried him in a grave mado among tho sand
duties, in whoso company he had passed so
many lonely j ears. It was his wish that no
stone nor sign should mark the place, and wo
held his wish sacred.
'Let tho winds sing: free above me. nnd the
sun shine across the place," he had said, when
talking of this time, in the davs when we had
thought it a log way oif; and there, with lho
surf roar sounding over his unmarked grave,
Currituck Joe sleeps in pace; the borrow
that wrecked his J.fe and love forgotten.
Thomas S. Collier in Overland Month! v.
No, 1550. House of four room. outbuilding and barn, fenced, good shade; Waco
st. between 1st and 2d. Price 4,000.
5 lots Ash etrost, Park Placo add, $500 each, siz? of lot 50x110.
4 lots on Fairviaw ave. Louck's add. $500 each.
House of four rooms, cellar, barn and outbuilding'. Size of lot 50xl56J
A IJijj LoiicI of SauVLojys
Tho biggest load of saw-logs ever hauled
over a road in "Washington territory recently
arrived at Seattle. There were cjj;hteen lof;s
ranging from 'i to 120 fret in length. The
longest ones are intended for vessel-, inests,
and one has a diameter of thirty-six inches
nnd another forty-eight inches in tho middle.
The latter contains 13,000 feet cf lumber, and
tho total measurement is about 100,000 feet.
Their gi-oss weight is about 050,000 pounds,
ami they are to lie shipped to the Atlantic
eoasrt. rew York Tribune.
Ge:i. Phil Sheridan has made a handsome
collection of gold and unique coins.
Sellinjr Jewelry on Eay Payments.
'It is the summer season and dulL SIv
only game is the sale of jewelry on easy
payments. You can see my advertisement
in the low-priced columns of two of the Sun
day morning papers. It generally ivads hks
- 'Solid 1 1-karat gold watches sold on easy
pavments. Address Jeweler, box K0 Blower
-Do you send the watches when the victim
bites at the advertisement P was asked.
-Certainly. I keep track, you see, of tht
developments of modern science. It is only a
short time since soma chemists in Cleveland
discovered a method by which aluminum
could be extracted from the ore by inetus ol
an electric current at a cost to the consumer
after a half hour of work that seemed more of fifty cents a pound. Mixed with copper.
than human, the boat ran into tins, and we aluminum makes a perfect substitute, so far
sent her a cheer of hopa; but it was too soon, ! as looks and wear go, for goKL A friend of
for the next instant a huge wave swept around
tho vessel's bow, and, coming over her side,
caught the lifeboat and flung it in on the deck.
We saw some struggling forms, but could
distinguish nothing, for the sprays were driv
ing between the masts, enveloping the men as
in a mist. "We also saw that the were get
ting tho small lrac clear, and soon a signal
told us to liau! it ashore. Wo dkl so. bringing
a stout low-hue, which we could sc the men
make fat to the schooner's mainmast as soon
as we liau tho end secured to a heavy spile
mine in the jcwelrv business furnishes me
with gold watches at $2.00 each, sohd gold
wedding rings at two cents caci, and so on,
all of remarkable weight and beauty. I can,
therefore, sell a S100 watch that will keep
good time on a S5 cash payment, and manage
to worry along even if the buyer slaps before
ho has paid in f ulL But ycu wouM be as
tonished to see how many people come up
lika little men even to the last payment.
While there is life in the fools tbero is hope
form."' New York Sun Interview.
154G House of 7 rooms, with two acivs of ground on Frisco Heights. Apple, peach
and cherry trees, all bearing. Price $6,000. A bargain,
No. 1545. 2 1-2 acre lot, Hillside ave. College Hill add. $3,000. Cheap.
No. 1480. Housoof 4 rooms on "Wabash ave, 50 foot lot, llathewson' 2d addition.
No. 1477. Two storv house, G room, closets, good collar, stable and coal house.
Patti ave. Hyde's add. Prico $8,500.
No. 1510. House of 5 rooms on Topeka avo, north, lot GOxUO. Price ?5,000.
No. 1507. 2 lots Fourth ave. North Park add. Priee 550.
No. 1505. 4 lots on N. Main , Price $1,500.
No. 1505. 1 lot 105x140 with house of 5 rooms in GrcifSnsteln'j 3d add. Fruit trees
bearing. Prico $8,000.
No. 1502. I lot on south Lawrence, Zimmerly's add, $825.
No. 1500. 2 lots on North Main, nyde & Ferroil's add. Price $1,500.
No. 149G. Kousa G rooms, lot 50x140, Mathowson's add. Prico $2,900.
No. 1491. 2 lots on Douglas ave. Smith's add. Price $12,500.
No. 1493. lO'lots Chautauqua add. Prico $2,100.
No. 1492. Two lots with house of 5 rooms, collar and outbuildmirs. Washington
ave. Prico $3,000.
No. 1401. 5 lets on Hydraulic ave, in Eurns' add, $400 each.
No. 1439, Lot 40x201 on 5th a'e, 3 room hou3e, outbuildings and stable for 8 head
ol hortes, fruit trees. Price $1,500.
No. 1186. 3 lots on Emporia are south. Price $l,G0O.
No. 1 134. Hous2 of six rooms on north Main, with barn And outbuilding!. Price
1183. 12 lots on Mosley ave. east front-, Jocelj'n's add, $150 each.
No. 1527. 3 lots 150x140, Mosley ave, Mead add, 2 houses rented, good sidewalk,
and trees. Price $9,000.
No." 1521. Eusin ss lot on south Main. $9,000.
No. 1520. 2 lots 50x140 Grovo ave, Park Piacc add, $525 each.
No. 1519. 3 lots Emporia ave, 2 houses, 4 and 5 rooms, good shade. Prico $3,000
No. 1518. 0 lots on Main, English's 7th add. Prico SI, 100.
No. 1517. 9 1-2 acres on Hydraulic ave. Prico 10,000.
No. 1412. 4 room house with 2 acres of ground, Cleaveland ave, Groiffinstein'i add.
good cellar ai.d outbuildings, small fruit of all kinds, prico $5,000.
No. 1513. 3 lots 25x140 each on Dodge ave, Lawrence 2d add,W Wichita, $375 each
No. 1512. 10 acre3 cor Central and Olive ave, Keystone add, 3,500.
No. 1511. 2 lots Lincoln st add. Pattio are, $300 each.
No. 1575. 3 lots on Wichita st, Irtwellen's add, $550 cash.
No. 1537. 30 acres near College Hill, $S00 per sere.
No. 1533. House 4 rooms, 2 lots 30x110 each, Topeka vre, Hilton's add $4,500.
No. 1531. 2 lots 0x140 Water st. $1,000 each.
No. 15S0. 1 lot cor Oak and Water t, $1,000.
No. 1574. New houso of six rooms on New York ave, Mathewson'a add, f-lSOO.
No.- 1573. Eleven lots in Chautauqua add $200 each.
No. 1571. Six lots od Jackaon ave. $2,S00.
2u). 15G3. 4 -00m house on Meid ave, Hilton's add, pantry, ck)ot3 and outbuild
ing?, routed at $15 per month. Cheap at $1,500.
No. 15G4. I lot 303x303 feet, Grand View add, $2,500.
No. 1560. 3 lots north Market st, east front, Hyde & FerriH'a add, $000 cash.
No. 1559. 93x144 1-2 feet Lawrence are north, $3,700.
RANCIS TIERNAN & CO.
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No. 257S. Half section 15 raik-s wst, well improvrvj, hon 4 room;, barn, hedged
and cross-Dedjjatlr living water, o acres, of orchard. Price $3,500.
No. 2571. 160 acre 5 miles northwest of Garden Plains '& good bouie, barn,
cranary, 100 acres under cultivation; livinj; spring. Price $3,100.
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No. 2567. 80 acres nsar town, aojoiniai; CoUge Hill, price 200 par acts.
350 icre of splosdid land on tho Gowakin, 200 scr in cultivation, hou-!
a-r and grant ry, hedged and cross hedged, splendid orchard. Price S50 j
of Wichita, 5 miles, all eood Ixnd, partly fmced
No. 254G SO acres u w q
Price S'i5 jer r.cxe,
No. 25SS. 2S0 aeres east ol Wichita S mile?, cood houe. stable and ouibtrildiDKV
120 acres fenced, S ucres in orchard, splendid farm. Price $10,000.
2629. ICO acre 8 miles nnrthe-it of WichitA. 160 in cultiralioa, good house aad
outbuildings, srind pump, spleml d fruit. Price $50 par acre.
No. 2513 6i0 c.- of laod adj iain tb JewHt hioek farsi, 120 acres uadr culti
vation, Kru iraior, good house, G rooms, barn, eorod and cood land. Gbsap t 510,000
No. 2507. 5, 10 or 20 acre trxct north of WicfaiU 3 1-2 mites at $200 rrr icr.
No. 2516. Qasrter action 15 miles southwest of WwbiU new Goddird. boas tore
rooms iUble, jrftaurv, jd! hi:2, vared bv Spring creek. Cheap r-t $20 p'.T acre.
No. 2505. 120 crei nortaetit of Wichita 4 1 2 aiile, boa Z reonif, stsbl, 80
tere- undrr cuhirtion, mostly brrt.vm land, good buudim: iu on the farm coaimasdmg
t vieK over the torn. Price $10,000. ,
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