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TUUXBKV OPERA ITOC3E.
L. 31. CRAWFORD, Manager
Monday Evening, December JO.
: TOE JIcCAUIX OPERA COMIQUE CO. :
Jno. A. 3feCauIl, Proprietor and Manager.
In tliolr latest New York success,
: t'h'e "black huss aiV." :
Per Fold Predlger )
As presented by tno JlcCauIl Optra Comiiuo com
pany over -100 times.
Strong cast. Excellent Chorus. Magnificent Ward
robe. 24cCanlI Opera O inique orchestra.
W PEP.rORMERS 50
CZl"Tlce 75c and $1.0).
"T ECTURE COUltSE.
TheV.' O. T. U. oraon llclcts will bo on Bale at
the I'nlon Ticket oOice. Price S2 ft. No extra cnarge
for re-erved Jeatc. Mn;Io ticket T:c and $1.00.
llajor llano, December M.
(ic:i. Wallace. Jnnnary 13.
Dr. Iledley, I ebruary 7.
Kate Field. .March 9.
To le followed by thn lrlno Cl-olr and Tyrokoe
South Hala St, near Douglas Ave,
TI10 popular family resors of the city. One week
coninvjjicitiK Decembor 13th.
TD7: QUIET FAMILY,
BY OUR SELECT STOCK COMPANY.
The man serpant the King of all contortionists.
Jerome .4bley Jiips!er.
May Smith-flifd Fred Robins In Society Sketches,
Cap Urccfc The GUnt Haeso I'rofundo.
Lact Week of the Present attraction.
Zoln, Circassian Lady.
Monifo Park L-opard Roy.
dp Ureck, Austrian Giant.
May loos. Midget.
Thespla, Llvlaz Tlalf Lady.
I bo Huinau Anvil.
Punoh and Judy for the Children.
fZTNext week Che Mah, the Chinese Dwarf.
Admlrolon lOcentg to all.
The fire department was on a parade yes
terday. TV. 1. Freeman, ot Sedan, was among yes
T. R. "Woodward, of Kansas City, is quite
sick at the Hotel Gandolfo.
James Bardwell and W. D. Van Slyke, of
Medicine Lodge, were in the city yesterday.
W. K. Chambers and J. T. Holmes havo
opened a real estate oftieo on South Main
At Major Pence's meeting at the Baptist
church hist night, a lady and gentleman wero
Dr. Win. Preston, of Charlevoix, Mich., is
In the city for a day or two, visiting rela
tives and friends.
Don't forget to see the .special hajgains
offered by the Steinhauser Mai ket Supply
company on Sth page.
The Central Christian Sunday tchool will
give an entertainment tonight. Admission
two tickets for 25c. Come all.
A. F. and A. M. election of officers Mon
day Dec. "0. A full attendanco is requested.
J. M. Brownson, Sec.
Messrs. David Davis and C. J. O. Keef.
left last night for McConnelsville, Ohio,
where they will visit the home of the former
until after hoi id a vs.
Bartholomew sold $40,000 worth of Wichi
ta real estate yesterday. It consisted of 1G0
acres northeast of the city and two business
Jots and ten resident lots.
The many friends of Miss Mary E. Rich
ards will learn with regret that she has been
called to her home in Ontario, Canada, by
tho illness of her father.
O. B. Stocker, chairman of the committee
on music for Knights Tomplar reunion and
Lanquat, leaves this moniiug for St Louis
and Chicago to procure an orchestra for
their party, to be given January 19.
Tho members of tho boat club will givo an
other of their pleasant balls at tho G. A. R.
had next Turday evening, and a.most de
lightful timo is expected. Tho invations are
limited to tho members of tho club and their
T. C. Wales, a Santa Fe official at Wich
ita, was at tho Copeland today. Topeka
That will bo news to Wichita people. Mr.
W. is the auditor aud treasurer ol the Wich
ita & Western railway.
Tho treasurer of tho Aultman, Bittmau &
Taylor Agricultural Manufacturing com
pany, ono of the stillest manufacturing com
panies of Ohio, is in correspondence with Mr.
Samuel llouck of this city, with reference to
a plant in Wichita.
A colony is being formed in this city with
headquarters at Mr. JFitch Ia is' newsstand,
on East Douglas avenue, to go into tho Okla
homa country as oon as it is 0eucd up, or
in easy congress should fail to do so, to go
into Xo Man's Land.
The auditorium of tho First M. E. church,
on Lawrence avenue, Ahich has been closed
the last two Sundays undergoing repairs,
will be open as usual to tho public today.
You are cordially invited to come out aud
soj and hear for Yourselves.
A letter is beiug circuland aud signed by
most of the best local musical talent request
ing Mr. ami Mrs. Norris to gire the opera of
Patience in this city al an early date. Mr.
aud Mrs. Norris it will bo remembered as
sisted iu putting upon the stage m such
pleasing una successful manner tho opera of lm l,,c esteruay many pupils of the pub
Mikado last winter. 1 lie schools attended. Friday afternoon the
tt ix- r. Ti i I astronomy class of the fcijzh school were in
Hon. A. L. Ldwards. G. A. Dunnnn.1 r . . ... e . erc ln
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V. I eunv wort u, leailmg citizens of Larned
and composing a committee to n ake arrange-
in "i c-, lor a rtsuonussiou oi me u. .i. v: A.
bonds, snent Yesterday in the pit.v mnli.nn I
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TO UIC L .&'!. niiu u unci liiw. iue0
tlemen con3rni the report that learned is
down lor a rushing boom. The matter of ex
tension, tho time ami amount were satisfac
torily settled with Mr. Mallory. The D. M.
& A. is to be into Larned in Juno or earlier.
xue xlaulk congratulates Larueu, ner peo-l
pimiu tae commiiwje oi gentlemen named
A BAD MAN.
UL Russell" Shoots at V.
Appleby, His Employer.
'When I get mad, IStop not to Com
mit. Murder nor to Burn."
Last night a desperate and determined at
tempt at murder was made at tho corner of
North Main aud First.
V. E. Appleby, proprietor of the Wichita
Planing mills was returning with his wife
from the opera house, when they were met
on First street about fifty feet from the cor
ner by J. XI. Russell, one of Mr. Appleby's
employes. Mr. Appleby seeing the man
coming toward him and fearing danger,
dodged behind, the crowd of people and was
just running around the corner of Gandol
fo's cafe when Russell fired; the bullet, how
ever inflicted only a flenh wound.
Mr. Appleby then ran into the
cafe followed by tho desperate man
with tho revolver in his hand. Dr.
Longsdorf, Mr. King, of tho Lombard Mort
gage company, ana ..r. uuuun, 01 .b-uusus
City, were leaning against the cigar case and
between tho first two of these gentlemen Mr.
Appleby ran for safety. Russell walked
quickly to him, placed the revolver to his
eye and was endeavoring to pull the trigger
when his hand was knocked aside and the
bullet passed through the show case. The
revolver was wrenched from his hand by the
three gentlemen and he himself was taken in
charge by Councilman Pat Kealy, who was
passing when tho shooting took place. As
soon as he was arrested he exclaimed, "Gen
tleman, withhold your judgment: I had a
just cause for thooting at htm."
The injured man was then removed to his
home, Dr. McBurnio called, and the wound
dressed. Besides tho fle-.li wound upon his
body there is a large swelling over tho eye,
caused by the blow from the revolver. He
appealed, however, to consider himself most
fortunate in escaping as vellas he did. He
says that he had been out to Kingman din
ing the day, and when he returned home
Russell came up to his house, asking lor
money which ho claimed was duo htm. As
the settlement had been made by tho book
keeper, he asked Russell to wait until Mon
day and he vioulday him. One woid
brought on another, aud a little scuille took
placo in front of the house. Russell left,
tolling Mis. Appleby that ho would bo
revenged. "When I get mad I stop not
to commit murder nor burn." Mr. Appleby
said he did not fear tho man, yet "I knew
him to be desperate, and if ho had his mind
set on a thing he would do it."
Russell was handed by Mr. Healy over to
Officer Clark, who was soon at the scene of
the shooting, and taken by him to tho
As ho was locked up ho exclaimed, "A
young lifo ruined through a wrong trying
to get what he had earned." Ho appears to
be a smart intelligent man, but is recogniz
ed by his colaborers at tho planing mill as
determined and bulldogish. Ho has been in
tho employment of Mr. Appleby sinco the
first of April and was a very good work
man. all rmoicrc ui
A Chicago drummer yesterday after being
run over two or threo times and shoved ofT
the sidewalks as often by tho counter-moving
streams of humanity which surged up
and down tho sidewalks, at last braced up
against an electric lamp post and wiping his
lace remarked: "I'll bet my commissions
for six months that there aro four hundred
thousand people in this darned town and that
two hundred thousand of them aio ttiimping
tho streets." There were no takers, but a
stout looking Johnny Bull standing by with
a dazed expression, joined in witj "where
ham hi ham hi Inn London?"
Daughter "Oh, diear, I don't think I
should like to die hero in Wichita."
Mamma "Why, my dear?"
Daughter "There is so much lifo and
bustle here, and everything is in such a rush
aud whirl that I fear the good old fashioned
angels would never find me. I nant to die
where- tho wheels of being ruu less rapidly.
Oh, mamma, let mo dio where everything is
so quiet and slow that the slumber of death
would seem natural."
Mamma "Anything to please you. Where
would you go? '
Daughter "Take mo to Kansas City."
IrOR THE WEEK.
Business in the city hist week was moro
brisk in every department than the previous
week. The scene upon the street was a con
tinuous hurrah and iush from earl' hours
uu til late at night. It was business at the
start, business all the way round even to the
end of the homo stretch.
As will be seen from the clearing house re
port tho increaso last week was $oG,09C.9S,
while that of real estate Has 114.2C6.
Total clearings for the week ending Dec.
IS, lSSGwero JGISS,. 2$
Last week 5b2,447 80
Cash balances $147,'J
Mr. R. E. Lawrence, of West AVichita,
.ras oil years old last Friday. Iu honor of
that event a uumber-of Ins friends tendered
him a happy surprise. He was taken wholly
unawares, but scon comprehended the situa
tion. Ho entertained them in his usual affa
ble manner, bving assisted by his estimable
w ife. She was apprised of the coming event,
bat gave no lmrormation to her husband.
There w ero present Robert's parents, Mr.
aud Mrs. Lawrence, E. B. Jewett, C. S.
Caldwell, W. C. Little. R. Hatfield. Frauk
Wilhims, John Allen. W. M. Keeier, Rev.
E. J. Brown, Rev. A. Garrison, J. E. Coul
ter, Prof, Naylor, John Reee, J. Kincade,
Dr. Dean, C. Graham, M. L Garver, Mrs.
W. Reese, the Messrs. A A. Hyde, Humble
and the Rev. J. D. Hewitt and others.
The Great Electric Clock exhibition has
been drawing large crowds of ladiesand gen
tlemen ever since it has been open to the
attemlince w nn their teachers. Thf !r.-i-
is certainly a very remarkable piece of mech
anism, and is an eiitercaimnent of a high or-
flrtT fliil vi-rHiv- t? l,.-v 1..1 .
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thflt. If. K T.irsal-!Trt- l .-k nv ...?..-. C 3 1
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the manager to sav that tho rW.r w.n nr iv
vj . ... x..u.'k.Vl4 IVfUil t ,
The inimicable Frank W. Smith, of Tole
do, O., is in tho city today, the guest of A.
Bainl, and will conduct the voung men's
.' m. mc ,uuu uiuu&j
meeting this afternoon at their hall, corner j scrip have not yet been, examined, so there
of Douglas and Lawrence avenues. suit is unknown.
THE WRESTLING CONTEST.
Capt. Tom. Shields, of New York City,
arrived in the city yesterday morning. He
is here for the wrestling contest with Bert
Scheller, of Chicago, which will take place
at the opera house next Tuesday night. Capt.
Shields is six feet and three-fourths inches in
heighth, weighs .vheu stripped ono hundred
and ninety-eight pounds. He measurs forty
.five inches around the chest and looks verily
like a giant. He says he is in good wrestling
trim but will keep up exercise until the ap
pointed hour. The match will be "catch as
catch can. Mr. J. B. King, sporting editor
of tho Kansas City Times, is referee and
wired yesterday that he would be here as
agreed. The match is made for So00 a side
S.;aeller is from Chicago, and will proba
bly arrive in tho city tonight. Both of tho
men are known as champions in sporting
circles, and for some time an effort has been
made to get them into a contest. They have
novpr seen each other. Tickets will be for
sale tomorrow at Santa Fe office and at the
Capt. Shields was born in Scotland in "03.
Commenced wrestling, running and jumping
and throwing weights at the ago of seven
teen. He remained in that country until he
was twenty years old, having won several
medals. At the ago of twenty he carno to
Canada and met Johnson, and won
over him in a wrestling tournament.
Later in the same Year ho aiet Rock and
defeated him. He took part in the Calulo
nian games and won first and second prizes.
In '82 ho met Ross in Boston. They
wrestled three hours before an audience of
11,000 and neither was ablo to bo called
victor. He defeated Thompson at Erie; iu
'S3 threw Tom Cannon at Philadelphia.
In a tournament in Canada tho same year
in which participated Ross, Donald, Diney,
Johnson, McDonald and himself. In that
contest ho secured second honors.
In '84 he was matched with J. F. Keeting,
of Boston, who he defeated, and also defeat
ed Daly iu that year. In a mixed match he
defeated him again last year. In a match
with Tom Cannon last year he de
feated him. He threw Crommoth five
times in twenty-seven minutes. Last sum
mer he threw Charles Moth, of Minneapolis.
One of the best matches of the summer was
with the famous Jap at Rochester, iu which
the latter was downed in fine st3"le.
The match booked for Tuesday night has
for some days been creating no little interest
in sporting circles. Tho Chicago champion
will be accompanied by a number of sport
ing men who aro his backers, and there will
be others from that city who havo easy
money for Capt. Shields. St. Louis, Kansas
City and Omaha will be represented largely
and as the men aro so equally matched it is
safo to say that money by the thousands will
Mr. W. G. McConuell, who lives at 207
South Mosely avenue, is running the Wichi
ta Fanciers agency. Ho has been in that
business all his lifo and the success attained
seems to givo him soma grounds for suspect
ing that ho knows what ho is doing. He
formerly run tho West End bird store at St.
Louis, but moved here a few months ago,
and brought with him a largo stock. Ho
has commence i tho business here after being
convinced that Wichita had the boom so ex
tensively that it was demanding a business
in his line.
Ho secured his stock at New York,
Boston, and New Orleans. Has
thotoughbred English pug dogs that are
known as favorites among the ladies. He
has a number of species of tho canine family
aud is prepared to deal in all kinds.
Ho has all kinds of imported and native
singing birds. A specialty is made in train
ing talking parrots. Andriesbery canary
birds and all kinds of fancy rabits, guinea
pigs, white and spotted rats are among his
collection. He also has white mice, monk
eys, and everything wa nted in a bird or
Mr. McConnell's business experience in tho
city has an encouraging ring about it. The
people of tho city seem to enjoy the song of
the bird and to tame something for a pet.
This delightful opera was rehearsed at Col.
Stewarts last even by some twenty-five of the
local cast under tho instruction of Mr. Fred
Dixon, who unquestionably possesses a high
order of talent ia this particular line, and
under his management the most popular op
era of tho day will be given to our people in
a manner unsurpassod by any professional
troupe in tho large cities of the east. Just
stick a pin there.
Thcso who havo heard tho melodies in the
Mikado class them as inferior to those sang
in Robert McCairo; for instance tho "Whis
tling Song," "All for Glory A Soldier's
Life" and the "Lullaby' and "Good Night,"
soDg, as a lady expressed it, are just too
sweet for anything.
Manager Dixon promises a treat for Wich
ita not only in this opera, but in others that
aro to follow by professions.
It might be proper to state hero that the
proceeds of Robert McCairo are to bu devo
ted to the expense of putting in a stage aud
scenery in tho Garfield Opera house, and in
providing opera chairs for this popular re
sort. The object is commendable, and will
not bo lacking iu patronage.
Col. Stewart gave an elegant supper last
evening to the cast at the Haldwell house.
This was heartily enjoyed after the work
of ths evening.
Yesterday the band at the Museum was
out on parade, and was followed by a lino of
banners aud signs notifying the people of
the many attractions iu this place of amuse
ment. Tho Museum is rapidly advancing i favor
as a place of amusement. The past week has
Iven an eminently successful one, and yester
day was but a sample. The houso was crowd
ed at both of the matinees and in the even
ing every performance found the halls jam
mid and packet!. Several striking new fea
tures have l?en added, and next week a still
greater number are promised bv the enter-
prwns managers; not tho least of which will
be the famous Chinese giant Che Mah, who
has excited so much attention in Europe and
through tho eastern part of the United
Among the laughable things to be seen
notv-a-days is an old fashtoned, moss-back
curbstone real estate broker circulating on
the streets getting the opinion of tho people
ou the size of his arm, and very solicitously,
with a mvsterious irrin. savs " 'ifl it dop It
seems to be the general opinion that ho is
trying to administer a dosa of "bluff,"' but it
don't seem to stick. However, the reporters
have on hand soai extra led pencils.
Tho examination of th city teachers was
attended by fifuan applicants. The mum-
GARFIELD GOT THERE.
Also an Important Industry to be Opened Here
in the Spring.
Everybody knows how impossible the
brick makers of this city found it during the
past summer to suonlv the demand. Trains
were busy all summer delivering brick and
stone to Wichita contractors. The brick
came principally from Kansas City, St.
Louis, Carthage. Rich Hill and Ft. Scott, the
stone from the quarries in Butler and Cow
ley and Chase counties. The board of direc
tors of the Garfield University being now al
most ready for tho brick work concluded
that if the- waited until spring depending
on the local yards here that the chances
were tho work would be delayed throughout
the summer. Thus concluding a buyer was
sent out to Leavenworth, to Kansas City
and other points to inspect large stocks
in kiln. Yesterday Judge Campbell in
formed us that they had foaud two and - a
half million brides at Ft. Scott, belonging to
E. G. Lotterer, which were purchased at a
satisfactory price, together with ono hun
dred and twenty-live thonsand of outside
pressed bricks. Tho bricks will be delivered
this winter and as fast as wanted in the
spring upon the University grounds, so that
there will not be the slightest delay when the
great heavy walls commence to grow and
continue to grow until there shall stand re
vealed on the beautiful plain on the west side
a structure which shall command the
admiration of all. The Eagle congratu
lates the level headed men who had the fore
sight to see what was necessary, men who
have proved wonderfully adapted to tho
great business of building a monumental in-:
stitutiou which Garfield is to be.
In this connection comes another
piece of nows for Wichita. Mr. Lotterer,
who called yesterday, informs U3 that for
months he has been testing all the clays to be
found in tho vicinity of Wichita, going out
in different directions along the lines of rail
roads from 15 to 20 miles. Ho thinks he has
found a clav which will make a brick which
for color, smoothuess and compactness will
rival the best brick of the w est. Ho has
abundant capital and it is his intention to
open out with all the improved machinery
for brick making next spring. Ho says ho
will make one hundred thousand per day.
That will bo .something like, aud wo con
gratulate our contractors that they will not
bo compelled to go through the sweat to
which they were subjected last year.
Till: BRIGHT SIDE OF WICHITA.
The Rev. Chas. J. Adams hits concluded
his series of lectures on the "Dark Side of
Wichita," and tonight lectures on tho
"Bright Side of Wichita." Those who have
heard concerning the dark side will do well
to hear concerniug the light side. There
will no doubt be a crowd. Free seats and
About four years ago Mr. Myron A. Fuller,
who lives in tho southeast corner of Kechi
township, sank a well. At a depth of sixteen
feet a vein of water was reached that posses
ses some strange qualities. It seems that its
peculiarities are due to some mineral deposits
through which th water is compelled to
Mr. Fuller commenced using the water and
says that he had for some timo suffered with
dyspepsia and theuso of the water cured him.
He claims that the water has cured others
suffering similarity. Two or three of the
physicians of tho city havo examined it
and are giving it to somo of their pa
tients. The7 claim that it is a variety of
mineral water which is very useful in some
He has not as yet subjected it to a chonii
cal lest, so he knows nothing of its merits or
demerits except from experiment. Ho con
templates having it analized. About a gal
Ion of the water was brought to this offico
yesterday. Tho odor is not of a pleasant va
riety, but its taste is not as bad as would be
Root Brothers aro moving tho best of tho
building material in their stable at the cor
ner of Market aud William streets to tho
corner of Water and Watermau, where they
are engaged in erecting a new livery barn,
which they say will be ono of the largest and
'most complete in tho city. Besides having
room for forty-eight horses it will hare placo
for carriages, a driveway and spaco for
hitching and unhitching teams.
Upon the site of the old stable will bo built
a five four-story brick businoss block with a
front of fifty feet and a depth of a hundred.
The block will bo fitted with all the modern
conveniences, and add another to tho many
fine business structures of tbo city.
AT THE G. A. R. HALL,
In the report of the very successful concert
of the choir of St. Johns chnrch as given at
G. A R. hall Friday evening, mention was
inadvertently omitted of several very pleas
ing features which added not a little to tho
success of the entertainment.
The vocal selection, "Amo," by Mattei,
was rendered most artistically by Mr. A. L.
Crawford. This is the first time Wichita
people have had the pleasure of listening to
Mr. Crawford in concert. He possesses a
beautiful high tenor voice, great compass
and breadth. His singing was delightful not
only for its sympathetic qualities but for his
true interpretation of a very high order of
music. ITpon a hearty recall Mr. Crawford
favored the audience with a selection from
Across the Far Bln3 Hills Marie, one of
Blumanthal's greatest songs, was sung by
Miss Hamblin. Such a song tests not only
thereal powers of a singer, but shows, if well
rendered, the artist much moro than any
operatic selection. It combines dramatic
force with true aud perfect enunciation. In
this Miss Hamblin proves herself equal to
every demand, and sang it as only na artist
can, with an intensity which reached the
hearts of alL
Mrs. Crawford's rendition of tha Mendels
sohn concerto merits the highest praise. We
have heard eminent artists who might envy
this lady her exquisite touch and superior
technique. Mrs. Crawford has received the
bes-t instruction from the foremost teachers
of Boston, and won richly deserves praise
for her masterly playing.
In the last few days over thirty lots have
been bought on Washington avenue, between
Sixteenth and Eighteenth streets. Tb-y
were'purchared by some parties connected
wuhtheGranite RooSng company. They in
tend to erect buildings oa the same for rent
ing purposes. A number of them will be oc
cupied by men employed in the roofing man
ufacture located a short distance north.
Some of the residence will bo built this
winter and the remainder next spring.
Attorney C Rtcd of the firm
Rd. left last evening for Bloosaingtoa, Illi
nois, where he will risit until af ter holidays. 8
Rev. T. 8. Hodgson at tho First ML E.
church today, 10:30 a. m, and 7:30 p.m.
The furnaces have been repaired and the fine
auditorium will bo open as usual to the pub
lic. Sunday school 2:30 p. m. Young peo
ple's meeting at 6:30 p. m. Subjects of in
terest will be discussed. We cordially invite
strangers and our fellow citizens generally
to come and worship with us.
Plymouth Congregational, corner Second
and Lawrence J. H. Parker, pastor; preach
ing at 10:30 and 7:30; Sunday school at 12.
German M. E Sunday school at0:30a. m. ;
preaching at 10:4o a. in. and at 7:30 p m.
Young jeop!e's meeting on Tuesday evening
at 7:30; Prayer meeting on Thursday even
ing at 7:30. A cordiaHnvitation is extended
Evangelical Lutheran Preaching at the
opera house at 10:30 a. m., Sundav school at
2:30 p. m.
Oak Street Presbyterian church Morning
service at 11 ; evening service at 7; Sunday
school at 12 m. Prayer meeting on Thursday
evening at 7:30. You are cordially invited
to attend these services.
Emporia Avenue M, E. Corner Morris
street and Emporia avenue, six blocks south
of Douglas avenue, N. E. Harmon, pastor
Preaching at 11a. m bv tho pastor and at
7:3-3 d. m. bv Prof. H. "W. Abbott: Sunday
school tit 10'a. in., Brother W. M. Starr, sup
erintendent; class meeting at the close of the
morning sermon; young people's meeting
Tuesday evening; regular prayer meeting
Thursday evening. Strangers always wel
come and the public most cordially invited
Dodge Ave. Presbyterian West Side
Sabbath school at 3 p. m. Preaching by
Rev. J. D. Hewitt, pastor of the First Pres
byterian church, at 7 p. in. Prayer meeting
on Wednesday at 7 p. m. All tiro invited to
these services. Strangers especially welcome.
St. John's Moraine prayer and sermon
' ky tJl roctor 0I1 "Those of whom much is
expecteu, at 1 1 a. hi. uuenury suiu u
Miss Artie Earl. Evening prnyer aud ser
mon by the rector on "The bright side of
Wichita," at 7:30 p. m. Offertory solo by
Presbyterian church Sundaj- school at
9:"0 a. m. ; tho session meets at 10:40 a. m.:
public services at 11 a. m. Subject of morn
ing sermon "Our Country It's Perils."
Young peoples meeting at 0 p. m; evening
service at 7 p. m. A cordial invitation is
extended to all to attend these meetings.
Christian church, corner of Lincoln and
Lawrence Preaching at 11 a. m., by Rev.
Munroe, and at 7:30, by Dr. W. B. Hendry.
Sunday tichool at 3 p. m.
Christian Corner of Second and Market
streets. Sunday school 9:40 n. m., Prof.
Pt-nce, superintendent. Preaching by Rev.
W. B. Hendryx, at 11 a. m., aud by Prof. J.
M. Monroe at 7:30 p. in. Official meeting
Monday nt 7:30 p. in. Regular prayer meet
ing Tuesday at 7 p. m. Choir practice Sat
urday at 7 p. m.
Christian Corner of Lincoln street and
Lawrence avenue. Preaching by Rev. J.
M. Monroe at II a. m. and by Rev. W. B.
Hendryx nt 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 3
I. in. Regular prayer meeting Wednesday
at 7 p. in. Young peoples meeting Friday
at 7 p. m.
First Baptist Major Penn will preach at
it a. m., auu i p. in. the morning sermou
will bo especially to young converts, and
all those converted in tho meetings now in
progress are requested to bo present. Sun
day school at 2:0 p. m.
The Sedgwick County Teachers Associa
tion met at the high school building at 2 p.
m., president in tho chair. Tho meeting was
one of tho most successful over held in tho
county. This fact was very gratifying to
the hard working teachers and educators who
havo been doing all in their power to create
an interest iu tho work and mako tho associ
ation a success.
After singing "Ono Sweetly Solemn
Thought," the minutes of tho last meeting
wore read and approved.
Mr. Swaney's paper on "Tho Use of Text ,
Books by Teacher aud Pupil" was a good
production. Somo points were: Use books
as guides. Stimulate; not depress, the minds
of pupils. Allow pupils to uso other books .
than those used in school and think for them
selves. Mako education practical. Teachers ,
should make thorough preparation before ,
earning to recitations, and uso no text books
during recitation. This gives tho pupils con
fidence in tho teacher's scolarship aud inter
est. Narrow-minded teachers make narrow
minded pupils. Wo should do and bo what
we expect them to be. Understand princi
ple! aud uso text books for definitions. Do i
not teach many points at onco. Make text
books servants, not masters.
In discussion Mr. Moody, of Clearwater,
thought having no books during recitation
was ver' good m theory but weak in prac
tice. Tho next paper wa3 "How to Sacuro the
Co-operation of Parents" by Edith A. Weye
neth. Then followed "Literary Work in Schools;
how much, how secured," by Mr. Moody.
Tho value of literary work depends on their
character. No exercise not elevatiug should
bo tolerated. A twofold aim is reached by
proper literary exerci'-es. A development of
the mind, and a pleasant entertainment. It
develops confidence and self-possessiou in
the pupil. A half hour once in two weeks
is sufficient, but whatever tho plan tho
teacher should direct and control it. This
was discussed at some length by Mr. Sturde
vaut, Miss Hays, Messrs. Shull, Clearance,
Swaney and Prof. Chidester.
Miss Crowther gave a lesson in numbers,
flnvolnnin" the number 5 with a class of
seven. She would u?o objects in developing
numbers up to 9 and then dispense with
The roll was then called by tho secretary.
Seventy teachers present.
The reiort of the committee on constitu
tion waa read by Mr. Sturdevant, and adopt
ed as read.
Election of ofUcera being then in order it
was moved and carried the present officers
be retained until the annual inking,
Tho president, Prof. Pence, then gave a
brief address on topic relating to school
work in tie coanty, after which the associa
tion ad journed to mtet hero on the third Sat
urday in February.
Last Friday evening Mr. W. S. Conk and
Miss Emma Payne were maiTisd at the resi
dence of the bride'3 parents on College Hill.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J.
D. Hewett. A number of tbe friends asd
rclativt.3 of the contracting partial were
F. OF V. I! A 1.1-
The Son? of Veterans axe making exten
sive preparations for tnelr ball, wMch -will
be given on Christmas e c All tboe Invit
ed can secure ticket at tho Santa Fe oSce.
Knights of Honor ekciod the folie?ring
officers for tha enduing term: D., Kottrt
Carson; V. D.f L.G. Scb:U; A. D, V7.
Peters; C, W. F. W&iker; R,J. W. Win
gard; F. JL, J. F. Littcrll; G., C B. Vj-y;
T., Robert Jacks; G., Wm. He!lon;S,, Ja
Carnes;Rej. to G. L., TT. F. Walfcw; Trus
:, John Goodyear, L. G. Scfcwtr, B. H.
The White House will be open even
ings during the Holiday week, commencing
on the 1 8th.
Commencing at 9:30 Monday Morning, and not before
that hour, Nos, 15 and 7 at 5c per yard, 9, 12, 16 at 10c
per yard. Actual w rth15 and 25c.
We will also have a Grand Fur Openino-,
the largest ever known in this country. We
will exhibit Pilerines in Beaver, Mink and
We Shall Place On Sale
EIDER DOWN QUILTS
These are made of Feathers fron the Eider Down D icks
breast. Prices ranging from $120 to S135 each.
They are great beauties Just the thing for a Christmas
Just received, a beautiful line of Ladies
China Crepe Scarfs and Handkerchiefs
fancy embroidered,, etc. etc.
Holiday Presents of all kinds. Great
It Pajs to Trade
I ii8i v liEHi
w here you "wil find th'? larf-st a d best assortment to select from
ever carried by .anyone h jusc lathe west.
Gent's Silk Embroidered Slippers; Gent's ChenlL'e KmbrokJerod
Sit ppers; Gent's Cnam As Unei SUpoers: Gent's D.inctrjg Pa nip- in
patent leather, goat and kid, ranging in price rrora 4Dc to&LCO.
3-ys and yact&s dancing ptimps; Lad Jos SiipperKof all style rang
ing in price from 35c to $4.60; Ladles Kic Button Boots l.CO to
S9.u0 per pair.
Inspect and compare andspend yoorcash -where, in yocr Judgment,
ou get the moat for it.
C. B. LEWIS & CO.,
110 Main Street.
Headquarters for Good Goods at Low Prices.
Muffs in all the
at the lite
Fvcry Afternoon and
Grand Exhibition of the Celebrated
Corner Main aud Douglas Avenue
Kor a few day onljr.
fniloubtedly Earth's Manterplero of JtrrlianlAtn.
KHIST Al'I'KAKA.NCK IN THIS CITY.
Representing a Century's Progress in
Vi srramu Electrical triumph rt thr Ninetieth "cn
lury. HerW(l vrrTwlii!rca th womltr of tint mee,
Ijlrrct Initii tlio WorM' Kolr.
"The tnot wonderful Electric Clock eer lurrMni." EJi
Ladies and Children Especially Invited.