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Ife EMxifc ailtj sragle: Sfctusfeg pttrrttmu, g&acefe 7, 1889.
POLITICS IN ANCIENT ROME.
A Glance at Political Methods in the
Ancient City of Sovon Hills.
HE sun is several
hours highm the
famous city oi
Romulus and Re
mus, but Publius
still courts the
drowsy pod. He
is a candidate for
the office of Trib
une, and belongs
to a patrician fam
ily. Formerly no
patrician was eligiblo to th'e office of Trib
une. According to the Roman law the Trib
une must be a plebeian, but the political dis-
tinction between the two classes has to all"
intents and purposes disappeared. How
ever, to satisfy the letter of the law, Pub
lius Claudius Pulcher has recently had him
self adopted by a plebeian, whom he has nev
er even seen.
Claudius still sleeps. He was kept busy
allthe previous day electioneering, and in
order to recuperato his system he attended
a little supper at the house of his friend,
Caius ilanhus, whose wines and dancing
girls wero the talk of the seven hilled cities.
. Claudius has probably indulged to excess
in the flowing bowl, hence his drowsiness.
His slaves are afraid to diBturb his slum
ber, although he has given strict orders to
be awakened early. Pmally his favorite
slave, Callius, touches him gently on the
""What do you want, wretched fool?"
roars tho awakened Claudius. "Isn't at
bad enough to bo adopted by some low
born tailor or shoemaker, without being
abused by my own slaves? By the immortal
gods, I'll have you lashed to tho bone!'
"Sly Lord, it is already late," replies the
trembling Callius, "and you gave strict
orders to be aroused early, as you had im
portant business to attend to."
"Right you are, my boy. I must go out and
conciliate the plebeian -mob, whom 1 hope
some day Jupiter will destroy with his
Publius Claudius Pulcher spurns at last
bis downy couch, and proceeds to make his
toilet, in which proceeding ho is almost as
solicitous as a woman "trying to ward off
the ravages of time. He is a middle-aged
man, but vice of every description has mado
him old before his time. In the meantime,
his slaves have brought him his breakfast,
of which he partakes very sparingly; then
he emerges from the door of his domicile, in
tront of which is his chariot, to which are
hitched a span of fieiw Numidian steeds.
Claudius steps into his chariot and take3
tho reins. To-day ho will be his own driver.
There is only room for two persons in tho
chariot, and he must leave hi3 regular
driver behind, because ho has to take
another slave with him, viz., Noincnclator.
JTonienclator means in English "name
caller." Every rich Roman politician (and
a poor Roman could never get an office) had
a slave whoso wholo duty was to become
acquainted with the names and peculiarities
of the registered votex. This acquired in
formation tho Nomenclator imparted to his
master when he needed it in political cam
paigns. Tho chariot reaches tho forum, where
there Is a promiscuous and much excited
crowd. On the speaker's stand, which is
decorated with prenvs of captured Punic
galleys, stands a man, slinging his arms
around and addressing the suffragans in an
"That is Tnbonius," whispered the Nom
enclator; "ho is a played-out lawyer, and is
generally drunk, but he has a great deal of
influence with the masses. You had bet
ter salute him, my lord."
Claudius throws the reins to the slave,
descends from the chairot and mingles with
tho crowd. He listens devoutly to the
rubbish of the orator lbout the Government
donating lands to settlers in Mauretanla.
As soon as the speech is concluded Claudius
advances and shakes hands with the orator,
" I have often wished for the opportunity
to become personally acquainted with you,
my dear Tnbonius, about whom I havo
board so much. I now know that your
ability as an orator has not been overesti
mated. I congratulate you on your masterly
effort. I am Claudius, and, like yourself, a
man of the people."
Tribonius feels very much flattered by the
condescension of tho former proud aristo
crat, and replies :
" O, Claudius,I hope tlie gods may vouch
safe you the victory. IV hat the people need
is free land, and I hope that if you are elect
ed you will advocate land grants to settlers
" I agree with you entirely, good Tribo
nius. Land should be free to actual settlers,
not only in Mauretama, but also in Gallia,
Hispania and other colonies."
" Hurrah for Claudius, tho friend of tho
people," yells tho mob. Claudius,bowingand
smiling, retreats to his chariot.
" Over yonder, standing in front of his
store, is tho shoemaker, Marcus. He has
considerable influence. Ho is worried al
most to death by his wife, who is a regular
virago. Ho has six boj-s, but they are a
tough lot," whispers tho Nomenclator. !
" I suppose 111 smell of shoemakers wax
for a week if I shako hands with the varlet;
but I supposo there is no help for it," re
plies Claudius, with a sigh.
" Be sure and call him an old-fashioned
The chariot halts. j
" I greet ycu, Jlarcus," says the candi
date for Tribune, in a very solemn manner.
"It does my eyes good to meet an old-fashioned
Roman. You remind hl2 of the good
old days of our republic when Cincmnatus
held a plow."
"Many thanks, Claudius," replied tho
shoemaker, looking suspiciously at the elec- i
" I know you aro not going to vote for me,
but as I was passing I thought I would do
myself tho honor of making your personal
acquaintance. I hear there Is such domes
tic happiness under your roof as is rarely
found in these degenerate days. Ah, there
is the fair Aeniiha herself, the mother of
your six staiwart sons. I salute thee, fair
lady. So farewell, dear Marcus. I hope you
will continuo to be my friend even if you do
voto for my opponent, Aulus Lentulus."
Tho chariot rolls on, but before it is out
of sight the lair Aemilia hisses in tho car
of her spouse: "If you vote for Aulus Len
tulus I'll break up every sandal in the shop
over your bald head."
Having made a number of similar calls,
the chariot of Claudius approaches a tavern
in the suburbs.
"TTe must visit tho summer garden of
Milo. He is a born Greek, but he has ac
quired Roman citizenship, and is a great
man out in this ward," whispers tho Nomen
clator. Claudius enters tho drinking room. A
queer crowd is gathered together. There
are gladiators, gamblers and loose women.
The gladiators supposo that Claudius is going
to examine their physical condition before
betting his money on them in the arena.
The patrician-plebeian candidate throws a
handful of money to the women and orders
the host to set out wine for tho crowd. Fill
ing a goblet Claudius gulps down the sour
stufT without moviug a musce of his face.
"Thy Falerno wine, O Milo, is good. 1
hear that many worthy citizens frequent thy
charming resort, and I would fain persuade
them to voto for me. I wish also to obtain
thy patriotic influence in this campaign. In
the meantime I appoint thee my wine pur-ve3-or."
"You may rely on me, my Lord." replio
the wily Greek, "but over "yonder sits one
who has much more influence than myself
His name is Annius, and he claims to be t J
veteran and to have been a centurion, but
I don' t believe a word of it.1
"Valiant Annius, Claudius, the soMiers"
friend, greets thee. Oft have I heard of thy
deeds of valor, not only in the Orient, but
also against tho Gauls. I know theo
by sight, for I saw thee at the head
of thy company In a triumphal procession.
At last I have the pleasure to take thee
by the hand. Liberal pensions to veterans
will be my aim if I am elected. Come join
me in a social glass to the success of the
Roman eagles, who shall carry the motto S.
P. Q. R. all over the world. Drink, noble
The veteran is visibly moved, and Claudius
feels sure of his vote.
"Drive home, Nomenclator," says Claud
ius. ""What a dirty business politics is, any
how; but there is nothing else to be done
when a man has the honest "intention of
making enough out of a fat office to pay off
his hungry creditors."
Thus was the political campaign managed
in the eternal city sixty or seventy years
before the birth of Christ.
Alex. E. Sweet.
HOW SAFES ARE BROKEN.
An Authority In Burglary Gives a Few In
The Boston Herald gives an interesting
( account by a Pittsburgh authority in the
There are in this country just about an
even score of men whom no bank vault or
safe, however strong, can resist. To reas
sure society, I will say that more than half
of these are safe behind prison bars. Safe
breakers have more than kept pace with
improvements in safes, including time locks,
chilled steel chests of eight or nine thick
nesses and electric protective attachments.
Their tools are mado by some of the finest
mechanics and inventive geniuses of the
world. A full kit of the most approved
modern safe-worker's, tools costs about
The modern safe burglar is an exceeding
ly keen, intelligent man. He can open a
safe having all the modern improvements
in from ten minutes to two hours without
the aid of explosives, and by only slightly
defacing it. Sometimes he leaves scarcely
A first class modern safe, whether larga
or small, generally has double outside and
inside doors, with a steel chest in the bot
tom, forming really a safe within a safe,
tho inside one" being the stronger. The
outside door is usually either " stuffed " or
"skeleton." The inside one is mado of
eight or nine sheets, of different temper, of
th e finest steel. These sheets are bolted
together with conical bolts, having left
hand threads, after which the heads of the
bolts are cut off, leaving what is virtually
a solid piece of steel, which no drill can
penetrate. The best locks are of the com
bination type, with time-lock attachment.
In both cities and towns safes containing
the most valuables have an electric alarm
attached. Any tampering with it will com
municate the fact to the owners or tho
safe's guardian, which in cities is either an
electric protective bureau or a central po
lice station. Weeks, and sometimes even
months, are spent in putting up a job of
magnitude, and often a number of smaller
jobs are done to carry out ono where the
proceeds may run up into the tens of thou
sands of dollars.
Keys are fitted to every door which stands
between the street and tho bank vault by
means of a thin sheet of brass, as near as
possible the same size as the keyhole, and
covered with a thin coat of carbon, which
may be applied with a match. A dozen en
trances may have to be mado to tho bank
before it is finally robbed. A key is fitted
first to the outer door. This course i3
continued until keys are had of every
door leading to the vault. Having the
watchman and officials of the bank down
fine, one of the last things to do is to select
a favorable night.
Then the bank burglar proper appears.
He has usually three assistants. The gang
never appears until the night of the rob
bery, and then not till eleven or twelve
o'clock. If thero is a watchman, his habits
and disposition have been carefully noted,
and, having access to the bank by keys, it
is an easy matter to surprise and overpow
er him. A "crow" is next planted outside,
or in an upper window, if there be one, to
give notice, by means of signals or a cord
reaching to the workers, of the approach of
patrolmen or chance passers-by. A regu
lar code of signals is used, telling when to
cease operations and seek cover, and when
to resume work.
Next is brought into use the simplest and
yet strongest and most complete tool for
the purpose. It is six inches in length and
two inches in diameter at ono end, tapering
to nothing at the other. It is pear-shaped,
and a thread extends from end to end. It
is made of Muchet's tool steel, the best in
the world. A second wedge-shaped tap
works inside this tool. "When this tap is
screwed homo it exerts a spreading force of
many tons. This tool, "the persuader," is
inserted m the most minute crack or drill
hole, and, properly blocked at tho right
Ume, will force the strongest safe door open
with a sound no louder than an ordinary
fire-cracker will make. The outer and
inner doors open, if thero be a time lock on
the chest, a small dynamito cartridge is
placed opposite, a detonating fuse lighted
and the outer door closed. The jarring
caused by the explosion, which makes a
noise scarcely as loud as a pistol shot, dis
arrange the works of the time lock, which
runs down and is useless, the clock running
down with exactly a cloek's sound when it
is doing tho same. The heavy outer door of
the vault being closed, scarcely an audible
sound reaches the street.
When drilling is necessary a light, com
pact machine, which fits tho combination
dial piate, and which rapidly drills a small
hole above the water rim of tho combination
dial plate, is used. A small steel broach is
then inserted and the combination knob
turned until the tumblers are brought into
position, thus permitting the "dog" or bar
to drop. A turn of the handle shoots the
bolts back and tho door swings open.
If the operators find on entering the vault
that the steel chest is an improved one, they
then proceed to "strip" it. Sheet after
sheet is taken off until the works are ex
posed. This is done by using a "crow,"
which is sectional that is, it may be ex
tended or contracted, as maj be necessary.
To an ordinary observer the 'crow" looks
like the bar which holds the "manhole"
piate of a steam boiler in place, and is
worked on precisely the same principle.
Should it be necessary to "wedge" a safe
open, a modified form of the old "drag" is
used. It is a light but rigid and strong
steel bar, sectional, as to suit differeut
sized safes, and for ease in transportation,
which clamps the outer side of the safe.
Through the bar is run a screw-threaded
bolt, with a ball joint at one end for a re
ceiving.wedge. On the other end is worked
a railroad wrench, used by track hands for
tightening rails, and which can be procured
from any railroad section-house. With
wedging and blocking, no door can resist
this instrument. Sometimes a miuiature
railroad "jack," such as engineers carry, is ;
substituted. A heavy cleat is firmly fast :
ened in proper position and placed en the
floor. The wedge in the crack, the "jack"
m place, the result is but a question of time.
An electric vehicle, called the Ward om-
nibus, has been making some very success
ful trips recently in the English metropolis.
This electnc omnibus is saad to be the only
one in the world actually at present able to
run on the ordinary streets without rails,
and taking its place among other vehicles
drawn by horses. The electris omnibus
said to bo running in Paris is not an omni
bus, but a tram-car, and only runs on a
properly-laid track. The Ward olectric
omnibus, however, is meant to take its
piace without preparation of the roads, and
has now been ran on all tlw different lrr-tt
of roads to be met with in London streets '
macadam, paved, aphatt, wood-blocks, etc
and has been successfully run upon tha 1
most difficult up and down bill grade oa
which, t&qs arc ran ia Lcedoa. -1
A BALANCE IN HER FAVOR.
Oaco 'n a while ilary lose3 a little tine, bat she
altravs Leopa har Sapolio handy, and 'vrith Sapoho'a
aid she readily catches up.
"The best assistance is that which is
quick." The spee with which
accomplishes all cleaning is wonderful.
It is a solid cake of Scouring Soap. Try it.
No. 6. (Copyright, ilarch, 1857.J
COMANCHE JACK'S RECORD.
A Man Who Has Shot Thirjy-Ono Others
and Helped Hang Seventeen.
In this West rn city on the streets and m
! the hotel lobbies every day one meets with
many of the most noted Western characters
of tho day, writes the Wichita (Kan.) cor
respondent of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Bret Harte would here find mapy subjects
for wild Western history that would throw
some of his previous creations of fiction
into the shade. The Indian Territory is
near by, where there is employed a large
number of brave and hardy men a3 Deputy
United States Marshals who appear period
ically in the largest city most convenient to
their working place, so that Wichita ia
often called upon to entertain 'visitors of al
most as much notorietyas "Billy, the Kid,"
or Jesse James. Chief among this number
i3 Deputy United States Marshal Jack
Stillwell, now stationed at Fort Reno, Ind.
T. Jack, or rather "Comanche Jack," as
ho is familiarly known, is a handsome-looking
chap, with a laughing blue eye, curly
hair slightly tinged with gray, for this
noted borderman is just fifty years of age,
about five feet ten or eleven inches in
height, and of massive build. He is also
the acknowledged crack pistol shot of the
West, and even in the days of that Kansas l
cyclone known as ' Wild Bill." who never
missed a shot, Jack Stillwell ranked high.
Tho number of men killed by Jack is vari
ously estimated at from twenty-five to thir
ty-one, and it is known that in addition he
, has aided in sending seventeen other men
over the valley of death by means of the
hangman's noose. Only a few months ago,
in fact on November 21, Jack sprung the '
trap in this city which Bent to their death
the two noted Creek Indian murderers,
Jack and Joe Tobtor. Even in this country,
where "killers" are to be met with every
day, "Comanche Jack" Stillwell is a curios
ity, and is pointed out to strangers with a
strange mixture of awo and pride.
By this it must not be understood that this
gallant Deputy United States Marshal is a
desperado who goes about glorying in his '
bloody work. On the contrary, he is rather
retiring in his disposition and only when
ho has been drinking boasts of his deeds.
When desperate work is to be done or a bad
desperado is to be taken Stillwell is always ,
the man who is detailed to accomplish it. j
The Territory desperadoes and cut-throats
all know and fear the intrepid officer, and j
are aware of the fact that if ho goes after i
them he will get them, dead or alive. Many '
are the traps that have been laid to kill
him, but he is as cunning as he is brave, i
that would have caused the death of a less
Brought up as he was among the Co
manche Indians, Jack has never exercised
the right of franchise, and at tho age of
fifty has never cast a vote. He speaks the
Comanche and several other Indian lan
guages as well as the Indians do them
selves, and during the sitting of the United
States Court in this city it ia always an
amusing sight to see the Indians dressed in
their primitive way, following the great
"White Chief," as they call Jack, about the
streets. He calls them his "menagerie" and
says they aro a lot of dirty, thieving wretch
es for tho most part, as well as the most ac
complished liars in tho world.
,n.,. 1T.... - -, . 1
M. Dubus Bonnet, of Lille, France, has
invented a process of spinning and weav
ing glass into cloth. The warp is composed
of silk, forming the body and ground-work,
on which the pattern in glass appears, as
effected by the weft. The requisite flexi
bdity of glass thread for manufacturing
purposes ib to be ascribed to its extreme
fineness, as not less than from fifty to sixty
of the original threads (spun by bteim-en
gino power) are required to form one
thread of the weft. The process is slow, I
for no more than a yard of cloth can be pro
duced in twelve hours. The work, how
ever, is extremely beautiful and compara
tively cheap. A French paper, comment
ing on this discovery, says: "When we
figure to ourselves an apartment decorated
with cloth of glass, and resplendent with
lights, wo must bo convinced that it will
equal in brilliancy all that the imagination
can conceive and realize; in a word, the
wonders of tho enchanted palaces mcn
tioned in the Arabian tales "
Labor iu Japan.
In Japan the wages of carpenters are
from 30 to 45 cents a day; wood carvers, 35
to 53 cents; paper hangers, 23 to 45 cents;
stone cutters, 45 to 53 cents ; blacksmiths,
23to3S cents; gardeners, 19 to 3S cents;
day laborers, 15 to 23 cents. The working
men pay 40 cents per month rent for a
house of one room, $2 25 per month for food
and ?3.75 per year for clothes. This sched
ule of wasres and living will hardly prove j
complacent reading to tee average Amen
YOU CM BE CURED.
Fifty years aso, when civen up as incurable, Dr
J. H. Schenck, who was a victira of
Di5coTered a new treatment, by which he enred
himself thoroughly, aad lived -M yer there
after. Write to Dr. J. H. Schenck & Son. Philadel
phia, and get ft Dr Scheack's treatise on Con
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GEO. C. REDDEN, Aat a"f VThU Lbx
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"Several of hex mother's relatives died of Con
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to her case I consulted a number of doctors,
and they agreed that he must die all ire could
do was to make her comfortable while she lived
I am hatisned you (Dr Schenck) saved her life."
DR.SCHENCK'? Boot o a Consumption,
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During this week we will offer a 100 cent Kid Glove, any
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Come in early as these bargains won't last long.
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of $1 G7. Address the Wichita Eagle,
Invitations and announo
ments, Lunpb-on Can.i
Callin cards, Party In
vitations, Printed or En
graved at the Wichita Eagle ofllce, Wich
Just completed and for sale. ATTORNEYS'
POl KET DOCKET; can be used in any Stato and in
an Court. Copyrighted 13 1 Tlie :nc-t complete
Uo'cket ever publlhel PAGED and with two In-detes-an
ALPHABETICAL and DIARY REFER
ENCE INDEX arranged for indexing ca-a alpha
betically and by months and days Tho Docket i3
of a convenient size to carry in tho pocket and Is
handsomely bound with flexible back. EN DORisLD
BY ATTORNEYS EVERYWHERE. Price of
Docket. SI "3. or will be sent postpaid to any addrcs
upon receipt of $1 07.
We also carry a complete lino of all kinds of Legal
Blanks Order by mall promptly attended to.
THE WICHITA EAGLE,
You should patronize the great Rock Is
1. Because it is always first to give
2. Because it gives to its patron3 only
'A. Because it runs free chair cars on all
trains and Pullman .sleeping cars on all
nitrht trains leaving Wic&ita.
4. Because its ticket agents will sell you
tickets and check your bapgage to destina
tions be it east, west, north or south, and
always ready to give reliable information.
5. Because it is noted on account of its
gentlemanly employed and the attention
paid its patrons.
G. Because it is the only line that ladies
and children can travel over without
worry or trouble and receive the best of
treatment by all employes.
7. Because its tracks are of the heaviest
steel rail, rock ballast, iron bridges, com
modious station houses and the finest eat
ing houses in the world.
These are only a few reasons why yon are
justified in selecting the great Rock" Island
route when going on a journey for business
or pleasure for comfort, speed and safety
the Rock Island route is way ahead. Call
at the ticket offices of this company for
rates, dates, and routes and further infor
mation. 200 East Douglas avenue.
15-tf C. A. Rutherford, Ticket Agent.
GRAPHED and Printed Letter
ileads, 2tote Head. Envelope
Business Crd, Wedding una
Party Invitations, Calline Card
Luncheon Cards, Bends, iortjrizei', Certifi
cates ofS oefc. etc., at the Wichita Eagle
office. Wichita, Kansas.
Philadelphia, July 23, 15S&
Wichita Laglb Wichita, Kan.
Gentlemen We hare eeen one of yonr
Mortgage Loan Registers at the oifice of
the Philadelphia Mortgace and Trust Co.,
this city, and shall be obliged if you will
send this company one similar m all r
epect at your earliest convenience, and re
main Rspectfully yours,
The Chicago, Kansas & Nebraska rail
fray (St. Joseph & Iovra Railroad Co.,
jetsee, is tha be3t equipped line west of
the Missouri nvir. Our equipment wag
built expressly for this line by the Pull
man Palace Car Company, which L" a guar
antee to the traveling public that it is
strictly first cIras. You will find all of our
coaches elegantly unholstered and very
comfortable in every particular If you
are going to any part of K&usm or Nebras
ka, or to any point east, remember you will
never regret having started right, by tak
ing the Chicago. Kansas fc Nebraska rail
way. (Rock island Route). For further
particulars address Jno. iebiitian, G. T. &
P. A., Topeka, Kan. 00-tf
Triseo Line to St. lxialt and tb Eat.
The St Louis cv: San Francisco railway
Ss now the only line runmaz Pullman
Palace sleeping cars from Wichita to bt
Louis without change and in addition to
this service they aho run elegant free re
chnine chair cars and handsome day
coaches between the two mentioned ati-.
The Frihco line is the shortest and
quickest line under one management be
tween Wichita and St. Louu, and cas for
years furnished to its patroos an unsur
passed through train service, cot being
deoendent upon connecting lines to make
a through route as is the case with other
lines, consequently the delays so vexatious
to travelers are not encountered. Oalv
one change of cars to Boston, New Tors:
and other principal intermediate cities.
Trains leave Oak tret union depot at
10:10 a. m. and 10 p. m.
For lowest rates, maps, time tables aad
any otbergeneral information call upon or
address W. D. iinrdock, passenger and
ticket agent. No. 122 N. Main st.
Gen'L Pass. Agt., Si. Louis 2da
W. C Melville,
Traveling Pass. Agt., St- Louw. Mo.
W. 8. COHBETT. President.
Wholesale Grocer Company.
Corner First and Water St, WICHITA, KAN.
WICHITA NATIONAL' BANK.
a.rr.OLTVKB. .M.W.LBVT. S.T. TOTTTJE. I.T. rOTgSLaTOH.
W. R. TTJCXEB. JOaX DAT1D60S. 2. C XUTA,
DO A GENERAL BANKING, COLLECTING AND BROKERAGE BUSINESS.
Eastern and Foreign excn&nge bought and sold. U. S. Bonds of U
denominations bought and sold. County. Townsnlp and
Municipal Bonds Bought.
CHICAGO LUMBER CO.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
COB. 1ST ST. AND LAWRENCE AVE.
Chieago Yards, 35th and Iron sts. Chieago.
W. A. SMITH, Salesman.
GEO. L. PRATT & GEO- D. CROSS, Resident Partners.
SMITHSON & CO.
Successors to tto ADgla-Aaarican Loan 4s Invcftjaeat Company.
No. 117 East Douglas Ave.
Land, Loan and Insurance Agents. Money always on hand. Interest
at low rates. No Delay. Before making a loxA on Farm. City, Chattel
or Personal security call and see us. Come In or send fuil descrip
tion of your farm or city property. We handle large amounts of
both eastern and foreign capital for investment in real estate, and
are thus enabled to make rapid sales.
Correspondence Solicited. H. L. SMITHSON, Manager.
THE WICHITA EAGLE,
M. M. Murdock & Bro., Proprietors.
Printers, Binders, Publishers and Blank Book Ml
All kinds of county, township and school district records and
blanks. Legal blanks of every description. Complete stock of Jus
tice's dockets and blanks. Job printing of all kinds. We bind law
and medical journals and magazine periodicals of all kinds at prices
as low as Chicago or New York and guarantee work Just as good.
Orders sent by mall will be carefully attended to. Address all t)usl
ness communications to
R. P. MURDOCK, Business Manager.
J. O. DAVIDSON, rrcsidrnt. TV. T. RABCOCK. Y'w-PrM!!t,
TH05. O. FITCH. Secretary nrt Treasurer.
Davidson Investment Comply.
Paid-up Capital, $300,000.
DIKECTORS .TOnX QCIXCY ADA SIS. JOHN C. DERST, CH AS O. WOOD. C. A. VTA LKER,
THOS G. FITCH, JOHN E. SANiOKD, W. T. BABCOCK. W. E. IjTaXLEV. J. O. DAVIDSON.
$5,000,000 Loaned in Southern Kansas. Money Always on Hand
for Improved Farm and City Loans.
Office with Citlzpas Bank, northwent corner Main Strict and Doag'as ATeuue.
mm EXCELSIOR 11 LIMB
HOUCK, THOMAS & CO
"WORKS AND KILNS AT
ROOM 202 SEDGWICK BLOCK.
L. C. Jackson,
Successor to HACKER & JACKSON,
Wholesale and Retail dealer in all kinds of
Anthracite and Bituminous Coal
And all kinds of Building Material.
Main office, 112 South Fourth
North Main. Yards connected
ESTABLISHED UT.i. C
Uasci&ctsr th FttXowlaj Poplar Ertsi
IMPERIAL, High Patent; KETTLE-DRUM, Patent;
TALLY HO, Extra Fancy,
ASK FOR THE ABOVE BRANDS AND TAKE NO OTHER.
OLIVER - & - IMB0DEN - CO.
KANSAS LOANANDJVESTMENT CO.
OFFICERS 3 F. NiEDrEmrozE, Pr.; M, W. Lsvr, Treaa.;
A. "VV. Olitzk, Yice-Prfcj.; J. C. Eutjlk, Sec'y.
Money Always on Hand to Loan on Farm and City Property.
Office iii Wichita National Bank, Wichita, Kansas.
YlcPM&g SeOTUrT T
tiim pr ijwi.
U .RED BY-
avenue. Branch office, 133
with all railroads In tho city.