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Every voter must be registered ten days
before the city election in order to enab.a
him to vote.
Mrs. Monihan yesterday received from
the insurance department of the Ancient
Order of United Workmen .',000.
The young people of the West Side Pres
byterian church were entertained last
evening by Mr. and Mrs. John Coulter at
The traveling passenger agents report
an extensive travel east from California
and many nice people are making the trip
on second class tickets.
The evidences of a runaway a broken
sulky, a badly bruised up horse aud man
went east o First street yesterday, look
ing for a blacksmith shop.
A horse decorated with a boy yesterday
afternoon crossed Main stieet going west
on First at a runaway speed. The last ob
servations report the boy in the saddle.
ThoWnn TT A T nf Kin.-m.m was in
.be city yesterday attending to business ! ll was uniediately sized up as one
matters. Mr. Lee is one of the leading of the many local bills that was first rail
members of the house of representatives. ' rlo:ii,ed tlrou2h the house and extended
I the same courtesy in the senate. A note
General Oklahoma Hill gave a perform- ! accompanying the recent effort of the leg-
ance on Douglas avenue yesterday with
iifty broncos. It was said to look consid
erable like the same oue's Wild West
Mr. O. O. Martinson in the last few days
,as sold thirty-two lots in his seventh ad
Jition near the watch factory, the agree
oient beiuj: that a lesidence shall be erect
d on each lot.
Mr. Service, a conductor on the Wichita
& Western, said that he was approached
the other day by a little colored boy who
enquired, "Is Springer Bill any i elation to
The sonorous voice of the ward bummer
politician is heard on the streets. His
breath is reported to bo highly flavored
and his price extra vicraut, but of course he
is looking out for "friends."
There are two hundred thrty men em
ployed on the sewer construction. The
brick main, it is said, will be completed
within two weeks There is a force at
work on main S, Washington avenue.
The new scheme of the Rock Island
leaving a sleeping car in this city at C
o'clock in the morning seems to be a
"catchy"' deal. Wichita passengers from
the east can sleep until S o'clock without
The first case set for the common pleas
court is a suit against the German Fire in
surance company, of Freeport. 111., to re
cover loss sustained in the burning of the
building on the southeast corner of Mar
ket and First streets.
Mr. Charles B. Sloat, traveling passen
ger of the Chicago, Kansas tlc Western,
was iu the city yesterday, stopping at the
Metropole. He left last night for Kausas
City to take charge of a gang of Mormons
n route from Georgia to Salt Lake City.
M. V. B. Chase, a prominent citizen of
Augusta, Maine, is in the city for the first
time, a guest of J. Ed. Davis. He has sev
trnl times visited all the large cities in the
tate, and after looking our city over
thoroughly, says: "You certainly have
the best and most enterprising city in
Representatives Ed. Phillips and Henry
Boyle were iu the cit3 yesterday, shaking
hands with friends and talking over recent
happenings. Mr. Phillips says farmers of
his neighborhood are plowing deep, early
and late, and are feeling quite hopeful of
good froi)". The wheat is iookmg fine, in
fact never more promising.
Al Stedmun, who is now confined in the
county jail, awaiting removal to the in
sane asylum, night before last became very
oen and almost uncontrollable. He
imagined that he was being pursued by
seme one trying to murder him and cried
and shouted so much during the night
that hardly any one in the building could
A well known attorney of the city way
yesterday consulted by a woman as to the
proper course to take in a pending litiga
tion. She insisted upon a certain course,
when the attorney said that it would not
do as such was not the law in Kansas.
"Well, it is in Missouri," she replied.
"That may be, tco." "Then I guess I will
go back there and get a Missouri lawyer."
Mr. I. X. Terrill lays upon our table a
new goelogical find, the character of which
we are utterly unable to determine. It
lies in a lode sixteen inches wide which
stands perpendicular, and the substance
looks as if it might be composed of black
sand aud pulverized quartz, cemented by
chemical action or by heat. It much re
sembles the formation which bears the
Mexican garnets. Mr. Terrill says that
his mining company made the discovery in
this county but they are unable to deter
mne itscomposition or value. It will be
turned over to the chemistry labratory of
the Lewis academy whoe class may possi
bly give us some light.
Hon. O. H. Bentley arrived home yester
day, looking n little thinner in flesh and
somewhat- tired, but still the O. H. of
former days when honors and responsibili
ties rested lighter. The dressed beef bill
no doubt was his nightmare. A majoritv
of his bodywere for legislation but any leg
islation, whatever other effect it might have
had, would have proved almost if not en
tirely serious to Wichita's greatest inter
est. So he labored with the brethren
night and day until danger disappeared
mid the confusion of closing hours. As
lor his record for the winter in a general
way the Eagle had something to say in
its Tuesday's edition,
Examination Held bj State Board of Fliarma
cy Fifty-Nine Appllcants-A Novel JPlece
of "Work by the legislature
The state board of pharmacy held a quar
terly examination yesterday at the board
of trade rooms which was attended by
fifty-nine applicants who were anxious for
the necessary papers to allow them to mix
medicine for the suffering public. All the
members of the board were present, which
is a better showing than has been made
for some time, in fact, for two years. The
board consists of R. S. Drake, of Beloit,
president: secretary, R. F. Bryant, of Lin
coln; treasurer, C. J. Butri, of Fredonia;
J. G. Taylor, of Atchison, and Mayor J. P.
The applicants were as follows:
H. F. Gorman, Smith Center; C. Yoegtte,
Humboldt; E. W. Perry, Burdett; X. F.
Newcomer, Wichita; X. E. Bahker, Lebo;
A J. Baumhardt, Hutchinson: W. S.
Dudley, Thaur; F. L. Lyman, Wamego;
D. L. Wiggins, Hill City; L. D. McKinley,
Topeka; T. A. Slaymaker, Peabody; C. H.
Sobir, Nickerson; W. S. Hannum, Garnett,
J. W. Cookson, "Wichita; F. M. Martin,
Walnut; W. X. Harris, Ft. Scott;
H. E. Ferguson, Effingham; C.
S. Hamilton, Eureka; L. L.
Constant, Caldwell; G. A. Blair, Plain
ville; W. E. Eades, Ft. Scott; James Sulli
van, Parsons; T. X. Watts, McFarland; J.
C. Hockett, Cherryvale; B. H. Cummings,
Arkansas City; H. E. Kummer, Concordia;
W. L. Holmes, Sterling; J. J. Ebnother,
Houghton; Ti. J. M. Buskett, Kingman; J.
A. Hool, UliSSes
J. F. Bloomer, Scott
! Citv; Charles Throup. Jamestown; C. 21.
Lngburg, McPheron; G. L. Smith,
I Gooddarnd; J. D. Colt, Riley; F. DeMour.
, xiahrville; F. M. Sandel, Gypsum; T. K.
CfiVej Bird City. w A Stanford Clarion:
, n a. MrKnv Ari-nnMorin- a t? "vvil--
er, Goddard; H. G. Collins, Oxford; A. C.
Hixon, Springfield; A P. Semple, La
Crosse; W. H. Millbour, Norwich; J. Y.
Kolach ny, Ellsworth ;C.S. Boles.Lamed; R.
H. LaRogue, Concordia; J. M. Duff, Lyons;
J. R. Davis, Abiline; F. Al. Worley,
Abiline; H. M. Porter, Lamed; W. E.
Fleming, Smith Center; C. S. Pratt, Fort
Scott; T. Brown, Logan; F. H. Morey,
Winfleld; F. E. Dillenbach. ElDorado; L.
B. Coleman. Moline.
R. S. Drake, Beloit, president; R. F.
Bryant, secretary, Lincoln; C. J. Butri,
treasurer, Fredonh; J. G. Taylor, Atchi
son, lay work, J. D. Atken, ichita.
Yesterday morning's mail brought to
Secretary Bryant a rather remarkable
document. It wa. house bill 7!3, "'anthor
izing" the state board of pharmacy to al
low one J. George Deiter. of Oak Hill,
Clay county. Kansas, to play the part of a
druggist. This was introduced by Stew-
I ""uui l,ll: ''"chluc i.um uiai luuu-
, Mature stating it had passed both branch
es of the legslature and now awaits the
breath of life as imparted by the governors
broad faced quill.
The secretary was somewhat, stirred up
by the epistle and denounced it as an out
rage on the peoule to have the legislature
turn a man loose mixing medicine who
evidently knew nothing of his bu-iness or
he w mid not have asked his represen
tative to secure for him such distinction.
Governor Humphrey was wired a pointer
on tne matter with the hopeit would reach
him before he had placei his signature at
the bottom of the bill. In case the JJbiH
has become a law it seemed to be the gen
eral opinion of the board that they would
not give the Oak Hill gentleman the nec
essary papers to be a druj.g st without
some very urgent reasons, 'iiiey implied
that the bill meant for them to
do that sort of thing but
the wording is such they are inclired to
think they can refuse, wul o it being re
duced to an embarrassing situation.
During the last month the board has
prosecuted thirty-six fellows in the state
who have been acting the part of th3
druggist without having passe i the re
quired examination. Four of this num
ber, as as known, belong to his city. Mr.
Bryant said yesterday that there were quite
a number in the state who are doing busi
ness illegally, and the board had decided
to .mke an extra effort to bring all to jus
tice at an early diy. It seems to be the
general opinion of the board
that the people of the state
are deserving of some protection
in this line, and the same shall be given as
early as possible. As a rule in the exami
nations about forty per ceut. of the appli
cants arc successful. The list of questions
this time are said to be a little more diffi
cult than that of anv previous examina-
tion. During the day there were one or easily repaired and cleaned, is healthy and
two moves casting a suspicion of wanting I !, wear aud tear of horse flesh and ve
to -monkey," but the quick eye of the i jf!
member watching that vicinity was able j J,li;nt5 wtfre drawing the greate tide of
to find it out. travel from the stone paved streets
It will probable take the board two days
to examine the manuscripts.
dkiven from his home.
Yesterday forenoon Ira Campbell entered
Justice Hammond's office and related
quite an interesting story of his treatnnnt
by a enng of men whom he called, from
the i auie of similar organizations in other
states, White Cans.
He said that he had leased from Dr. A.
H. Wendle, of this city, a tract eof land
about fifteen miles southeast of here and
near the towu of Derby. Yesterday he
moved his family and household goods
down to the property and took possession.
Shortly after dark a body of six men
rode up to his house and told him that
they would she him until midnight to
move and if he did not get away trouble
would result. Campbell, badly f rishtened,
and fearing that they would put their
threats into execution, packed up his
household goods, loaded up his wife and
child and started immediat.lv to return to
Wichita, which he reached early yesterday
morning. Mrs. Campbell, who was at the
time sick, is suffering severely from the
Air. Campbell said that he recognized
the voice of the spokesman of the gang as
that of a man named AlcWilliams, and for
him the warrant was issued. The paper
was put into the hands of an officer but as
vet the mau has no: been arrested.
A BIG SUN FLOWER.
Some lady with an nopreciative spirit,
we don't know who, only that she has a
warm heart and an artistic eye, sends us a
pin cushion in the shape of a big sun
flower. It came by mail and the box con
taining it was postmarked Hot Springs,
Ark., or seemed to be. The souvenier is
very brilliant and at a distance of a few
feet would deceive the ordinary observer.
Its center is of bronze velvet and the
corona is of bright yellow felt, imposed
one upon the other and formed exactly to
nature. The seed disk contains the word
"Eagle" and the initials of the editor
made up of pin heads. We are very much
obliged to our lady friend whoever she
Yesterday afternoon the little son of A.
Hess, living at 303 South Lawrence, met
with quite a severe accident. He was
playing about one of the large wagons used
for hauling stone to the Kovernment build
ing, when he fell beneath one ot the hind
wheels and it passed over his legs. It was
at first reported that both of his legs were
broken but the report was afterward denied.
For the Eagle.
WHAT ABE WE GOING TO DO?
Oar city election will soom befiere.
And what are we goinz to do?
We're glad it comes but once a year.
So many are seeking to catch our ear.
It is death to let them get too near.
But what are we going to do?
he vacant places must be fllled.
So what are we going to do?
The fellows that want thpm can't be stilled:
W'ith winsome ways to which they're drilled.
They worry ourlives till we wish them killed;
Oh, what are we going to do?
The mayor's place attracts a. few,
What are we going to do?
They follow the crowd with, much ado.
They pound our shoulders black and bine;
Ana buzz like flies around a stew,
I'm, what are we going to do?
The name of one party who wants to be mayor
If its length Is a help he Insure to get there.
At that autograph, oh, howthe natives will swear.
And when he Is addressed the addresser v. ill swear
There are many that want an alderman's place,
W hat are we going to do?
Each with a broad smile that covers his face
While he do3s his hat with studied grace.
Whispers a hope that you'll help his case.
Oh what are we going to do.
They promise U9 everything under the moon.
And tell what they're going to do.
At all the otiet crossings and that very soon.
An electric and blinker shall burn until noon.
And at one if elected they will start m a boom.
Yes? tha'.'s whal they're going to da.
The sewers they'll build with an unstinted hand.
Ah. that they RE going to do.
The streets shall be paved, my, won't they betfrand;
No more shall we smother in showers of 6and,
But when tax are due, oh! won't they be d U,
Sow, wnat at e WE going to do?
The Prohlb clans aie wide awake,
Wnat are wo KOing to 43?
The Demmies are out to win the stake.
Republicans say w e'il take the cake.
ah say witn a smile, ana now, ana scrape.
Boys what are vou going to do? TlJlOTHT.
Wichita, March i, lho.'.
THE PAVING QUESTION.
The Ifeport of
1 he Special
Wichita, Kansas, March 5, 1SS9.
The citizens committee appointed to vis
it the cities of Omaha. St. Joseph, Kansas
City and Topeka for the purpose ot inves
tigating and obtaining information in re
gard to the different kinds of pavement in
use there, beg leave to repcrD the fol
lowing: As planned, we spent about one day in
each of the above named cities, inspecting
at each point a large amount of street pav
ing, conferring with city officials, engin
eers, superintendents of public works and
Comparing conclusions on oar return, it
was found that we were substantially
agreed on all essential points. Our atten
tiou'was chieflydirected to the three kinds of
paven;ut.s in u.-e in the above named
cities, namely cedar and cypress block,
saudstone and granite block and the Bar
ber asphal .
Acting on business principals we found
that we must examine these pavements
from the standpoint of cost, durability,
advantages and objections. In Omaha, St.
Jo-eph, and Kausas City, large amounts of
cedar and cypres blocks have been and are
being laid, some on concrete foundations
aud -ome on boards and plank.
The first cost of wood blocks is less than
any other pavement examined, but we
were told at all points that the cedar
block pavemeuts were very nice for three
or four years, but from tnat time on re
quired constaut repairs, and at the end of
seven or eight years a new pavement would
be demanded. Of late years, we were told,
cedar blocks were used mostly in outside
additions and put in because of their cheap
ness and to influence the sale of lots.
Ihe price of cedar block pavement at the
points that we -visited, ranged from fl.65
to $1.1)0 per square yard. In Wichita it
would cost about .C0 per square yard, on
account of the transportation of material
At all points visited we fonnd stone
pavements in use. First, the various
kinds of limostone blocks laid on concrete
foundations have proveu unsatisfactory,
crumbling and giviug out in from one to
three years. Second, we found ih it Col
orado sandstone was used quite extensive
ly. It is mostly laid on a concrete founda
tion, and is liked better than the granite
block, because it is less noisy, does not
polish and cause animals to slip, is much
smoother for vehicles and safer for horses
on account of the sand surface. This
wears out rapidly when constantly used,
and costs about the same as grauite block.
The granite block was pronounced by all
as reliable and durable; did not get out of
repair by hard usage, and was by some
thought best for heavy travelled streets
and steep grades. It is said to be hard on
horses and wagons and when wet very
slippery for teams It is now only recom
mended lor business streets ana streets oi
liea vy grades.
At all points merchants and men in of
fices complained of the noise on granite
block streets, and the tendency is to try
asphalt on busiuess streets, as has been
done in some cases in St. Joe and Kansas
The cost of the granite block pavement
is from ?2.65 to i4.00 per square yard.
The Barber asphalt pavement has been
used tiom one to six years in all the cities
we visited. We found from twenty-five to
thirty miles of the Barber asphalt pave
meat in the four cities we visited
This pavement has
foundation, on top of this a half-inch
fMitliirm nf th' .rlipn nn tnn nf r.his twn
n.? i-.,i. tin 1 f innlio nf jcnlal oif) cinil !
This forms u very smooth, durable surfac-,
it is almost uoiseless not slippery under
ordinary condition, is very durable,
and also a large share of retail
. J T
trade. In Omaha, where the street car
' company were laying down their track on
a streetpaved with asphalt, we examined
I carefully the character of the concrete and
the coat of asphalt on top and found both
I in good condition, very solid and of great
i strencth. This pavement had been in use
I for years and showed no preceptible signs
, of wear. The cost of this pavement in
i Omaha was 2.98 cents per square yard,
j with a bond and a money guarantee to
I keep the pavement in perfect order and
j turn it over as good as new at the end of
i five years.
I Oue trreat advantage of the asphalt pave
I ment is tins five year guarantee and the
option given by the contractors to keep it
in repair fifteen or twenty years at a nom
The only real objection urged againstthe
aphalt pavement is takincit up aud re
pairing where water and gas pipes are
taken up aud relaid. Before paving, all
Street connections should be made with
water and Kas mains and only responsible
parties giving bonds and agreeing to pay
for making the pavement as good as new,
should be allowed to do this work. We
think inasmuch as all the sand and
stone used in the fonudation can be had
here at low prices that we can have the
ashpalc pavement put down on our streets
as low or lower than in Omaha, and taking
into account the first cost and cost of
keeping in repair for twenty years, the
durability, noiselessness, wear and tear on
horses and vehicles, health, cleanliness
and cos: of keeping clean, we cheerfully
recommend the asphalt pavement to your
favorable consideration to be used in
There are considerations over and above
any mentioned that would seem to us to
urge our people on to take Immediate and
active steps in this direction of public im
provements. A "dirt road" is still a
"country road,"' thouszh between the walls
ot brickbuildings. During the past win
ter our streets have been worse than the
roads upon the prairies, for the reason
that the city traffic has cut them up and
made the mud more deep.
.So city can assume a metropolitan ap
pearance so lone as its streets and sidewalks
are those of a country village or a frontier
town. The beauty of elegant buildings
and the good impression made by them are
all entirelv lost by their being situated
upon "mud roads." If the city of Wichita
ever becomes a city of the proportions that
its position surely indicates that it must
become, it must at once begin a system of
judicious public improvements that will
place it upon an equality with the great
and growing cities of the great wet.
G. VV. Clement, O. D. Barnes. James Al
lison, W. A. Thomas, A. M. Wassam, L.
F. Sherwood. C. R. Miller, Geo. H. Black
welder, A. W. Oliver, M. W. Levy, M. M.
J. W. Duff, of the Lyons Drug company,
who came down to meet the state board of
pharmacy, yesterday, made the Eagle a
a pleasant- call, takinc in the entire plant.
ASXUAXi MEETING OF IiADIES ATJXJXJAKr
On Monday last, the Ladies Aturiliary
to Young Men's Christian, association,
gave their annual tea at the handsome
home of Mrs. J. L. Dyer, on North Em
poria avenue. A large number of ladies
responded to the invitations sent out, all
of whom were made to feel very much at
home by the kind and gracious hostess,
and a most delightful and successful
meeting was helcL
After devotional exercises the various
committees were called, and the reports
showed the society to be In excellent con
dition, both numerically and financially,
and that the year had been one of efficient
and harmonious work throughout. Mrs. D.
B. Allen, the retiring president, in
in an interesting manner, gave a very
pleasing paper full of motherly love for
"the boys," showing that the end and aim
of the Auxiliary was the spiritual and
temporal welfare of the young men to
help them not only with earnest prayer
but with the open purse as well; and with
their ultimate salvation in view, not for
getting the many little womanly offices
and kindly attentions which arouse grati
tude and interest and win the heart to
ways of truth and right.
Business over, bright young ladies dis
pensed refreshments which were both de
licious and abundant, aud fully sustained
the excellent reputation of the Auxiliary
in this regard.
The following are the officers and com
mittees for the new year:
Mrs. Fannie Hobbs, president
Mrs. W. B. Hendryx, vice-president.
Miss Grace Love, secretary.
Miss Minnie Millison, treasurer.
BOABD OF MAVGEP.5.
Mrs. B. D. Allen, Mrs. M. Hellar, Mrs.
J. M. Xaylor, Mrs. J. L. Dyer, Mrs. W.
VISITATION OF SICE.
Mrs. D. G. Millison, Mrs. H. Shurman,
Mrs. B. D. Allen, Mrs. John Reese, Mrs.
W. D. Murdock, Mrs. L. U. Morrison.
Mrs. M. Hellar, Mrs. H. G. Rose, Miss
Lucy DuBois, Miss Lulu Grainger, Miss
Alice Love, Mrs. J. L. Dyer, Mrs. E. J.
Mrs. A. Basley, Mrs. Garver, Mrs. Mat
tie Reese, Mrs. VanXess, Mrs. A. F. Rowe,
Mrs. J. H. Black. Mrs. R. Hatfield.
Mrs. Xoah Allen. Mrs. H. W. Abbett,
Mrs. J. E. Coulter, Mrs. R. P. Murdock,
Miss Gail Caldwell.
Mrs. Frank Harris, Mrs. M. Grainger,
Mrs. C. S. Caldwell, Mrs. W. A. Wright,
Miss Ollie Reese, Miss Bernice Evans, Miss
Artie Smith. Miss Kate Graham, Miss
Millison, Miss Ella Hellar.
Miss Fannie Jackson, Miss Adele Ru
dolph, Miss Francis Foster, Mrs. Belle
Wells, Miss Jepnie Williams.
Mrs. W. H. Everest, Mrs. Mattie Reese,
Miss Artie Smith, Mrs. L. C. Jackson.
A FINE BANQUET.
The Builders' Exchange, which organ
ization embraces all or nearly all of the
leading builders, contractors, etc., of the
city, and which is an affilation of the
national organization, and regularly in-
corpoi.. tea under tne laws ot tne state, are
going to give a banquet at the Hotel
Carey on the evening of March 11, which
will be participated in by all of the mem
bers, together with a number of invited
guests. The organization embracing as it
does, so many of the leading spirits and
solid business men of the city, will be no
ordinary affair, bringing together manu
facturers, supply companies, contractors,
artizans, architects, etc., and their invited
guests from other and surrounding cities
of the same classes. In short, the city will
not only have a general but a direct inter
est in occasion. As for the banquet, i is a
sufficient guaranty of its attractiveness to
j say tnat the proprietor of that great
1 hostlery the Hotel Carey will get, it up and
! have charge of its service.
BENTLEY SCHOOL KEPOUT.
To the Editor of the Eagle.
DEAR SIR: Please publish the fol
lowing report of school district Xo. 17. The
following is the average made by the pu
pils of the "A" grade in an examination
in which the county examination ques
tions were used: J. S. Biggs 95, Anna
! Trego 94$'. Clarance Biggs 77, Lea Biggs
SO, Lizzie Biggs S3, -Mary Trego Si, A. Al.
Campbell 15, Jonas Helvie 81, Robert Tre
go 77, Rosa Campbell 75. Is there another
district school that can beat it? 'I his
one of the best schools in the coun
ty. The people are active, energetic aud
wide awake on educational questions.
R. E. Michxer, Teacher.
ELECTION OF DIKECTOItS.
At the annual meeting of the stockhold
ers of the Wichita & Colorado railway
company, held in this city Ararch C. 1SS9,
the following directors were elected for
the ensuing year: Geo. J. Gould, Edwin
Gould, Russell Harding, J. H. Richards,
Geo. C. Smith, Al. W. Levy, A. W. Oliver,
X. F. ISlederlander, Gay Phillips.
At the annual meeting of the stockhold
ers of the Fort Scott, Wichita fir Western
railway company, held in this city Alarch
5. 1SS9, the following directors were elect
ed for the ensuing year: Jay Gould, Geo.
J. Gould, Russell S3ge, A. L. Hopkins, J.
H. Richards, Russell Harding, H. C.
Last evening at 7:30 the remains of Mrs.
H. L. Gordon, who had died the night be
fore of consumption at her home. 1517
Park Place, were sent back for interment
at Aiaysville, Ky. The ja!l bearers were
chosen from Air. Gordon's professional
brethren, and quite a number of friends of
the deceased accompanied the remains to
the depot. Mrs. Gordon came he: e but a
few months ago a bride, and has during
her stay made many warm friends and
admirers to whom the news of her death
will be sad and painful. Mr. Gordon has
the sympathy of a large circle of friends in
March 6, 1SS9, Grace L. Waley, daughter
of Mrs. AL Waley, aged two years and
eight months, of gastric fever. Little
Grace was a loving and gentle child, who
had endeared herself to the neighbors,
friends and playmates. But the sympathy
of friends, tender nursing of mother and
the watchful physician could not save her.
The sorrowing mother and friends have
our heartfelt sympathy iu this affliction.
Funeral will take place this afternoon at
3 p.m. from the residence of the mother,
HI X. Topeka avenue. Friends of the
family invited to attend.
LIVE S.TOCK EXCHANGE.
At a meeting held yesterday at the Live
Stock Exchange an organization was com
pleted and the following board of directors
elected for the coming year: J. S. Tandi
ver, W. R. Bean. R. W. Eldridge, W. M.
Billings and G. S. Hutchinson. The fol
lowing officers were elected for the coming
yean R. W. Eldridce, president: W. Al.
Billings, vice-president; W. R. Bean,
treasurer, W. ( Voris, secretary.
Suitable rules and by-laws were adopt
ed governing the transaction of the live
This marks an era In the history of the
live stoci market of Wichita.
Mrs. E. Massy went via the Santa Fe,
Testerday. to Beuna Vista, CoL
For the Eagle.
THE KID POET.
Wichita, Kan.. March 6. ISSa.
-C. P. J.
FOUKTH WAKD 3IEETING.
The citizens oi the Fourth ward are re
quested to meet at the Oak Street hotel
Friday evening at 7:30 for the purpose of
nominating a candidate for council and a
candidate for school board.
By order of committee.
The police were yesterday notified by the
neighbors in vicinity of the unfinished
building in the third block on South Mar
ket that a crowd, of boys were making a
sort of rendezvous of the place and creating
a great deal of disturbance. Officers Long
mire and Harmon went down to the build
ing and found no one there. Besides oth
erwise injuring the structure about 50
worth of lead pipe had been carried away
by tlie young scamps.
The State of Kansas vs. James Ryan et ah,
vs. Joseph Cella et al., vs. Isaac Davis, vs
Ella Jackson, vs. G. C. Eldridge, vs. John
Schroeder, vs. A. Kasmunsky, vs. E. Rol
ler, vs. Lou Hostetter, vs. S. E. Carmen,
vs. W. B. Vredenburg, vs. G. M. Race, vs.
Dick Gowan, vs. X. Bierschudt, vs. E. H.
Creditor, vs Charles Smith, vs. John Simp
son, vs. Calvin Church, vs. Charles True
man, vs. John McKinney, vs. George Sny
der, vs. L. AL Lowenthal, vs. R. M. Ad
ams, vs. Afaggie Mitchell, vs. Alike Cun
ningham, vs. H. Haskius, vs. Harry Sum
mers, vs. Jacob Jacoby, vs. Thomas Riggs,
vs. W, T. Moberly, vs. Geo. E. Clark etal.,
vs. W. H. Mitchell et al.
In Abe Greaves et aL vs. Geo. M. Boyd,
a judgement of partition was granted as
prayed for in petition.
Mary E. White, yesterday, through her
attorney, filed a suit for divorce from Jay
White, on the grounds of cruelty. The
parties were married at Fairmount, Ind.,
July 19th, 167G, and had by the marriage
Claim of William Haas vs. estate of John
Haas, allowed for 75.
Proceedidg in aid of execution was held
in C. C. Leonard vs. W. AL Miller: Citizens
Bank vs. W. O. Han.ned et aL, and George
Fowler et al., and John A, Jewett et al.
set for Sth mst.
First annual account filed of Clara B.
and Palmer Brandor, executors of Addi
son T. Brandon, deceased.
Alarriae license was yesterday issued by
Judge Buckuer to George J. Helena and
Emma E. Cain, both of Greenwich.
Charles Randall, for carrying concealed
weapons, was fined 5, and In default of
payment was sent to the cooler.
Alolhe Burke, Jennie Burdick, Anna
Dean each turned iu ?5: Ollie Alason and
Alollie Mack each paid 810; Lizzie paid
$1.75 and Belle AicGrude $1 on back fine.
State vs. Charles Guyer, accused of sell
inc liquor, was on trial yesterday after
noon before Judge Dixon. The defendant
was tound guiltyas charged in the indict
Judtre Dixon will a-jain be a candidate
before the board of commissioners for ap
pointment as police judge.
William Warren and John Korns were
yesterday afternoon brought into the po
lice station by the chief of police. The
hitter's face was frightfully beaten up. In
evidence it appeared that Warren was
living in with the Korns and he beat
one of the children most inhumanly.
When Mr. Korns interfered in behalf of
his child Warren knocked him down and
then commenced to beat him. Both were
charged with disturbing the peace; Warren
was fined $5, Korns ?1. The latter will ap
peal. JUSTICE COURT.
C. E. Parkhurst. charged with an assault
and battery commitfed upon A Sterns,
was on trial yesterday afternoon at Judge
Some of the boys are inclined to say that
Justice Barrett, in view of the approach
ing election, had removed his wooden leg
and was walking around on crutches for
effect. His honor says that it is all a mis
take, and that he had to send the false
member up to Topeka for repairs.
The afternoon was taken up in the trial
of State vs. AIcFarland. The defendant
is accused of bastardy, the charge being
preferred against him by Dora Clever. He
was last evening arretted upon the charge
of rape. The s'ate had one more witness
to examine when coutt adjourned last
W. S. Hannum, of Garnett, Kansas, who
is visiting Wichita, made the Kagle sanc
tum a brief call yesterday in company with
Dr. E. E. Hamilton, of 127 Xorth Market,
Hon. H. C. Boyle came down from the
Center yesterday and made us a moment's
call. In congratulating him on his suc
cessful winter's work as representative of '
one-third of the biggest city in the state
and which was standing in need of much
special legislation, he modestly replied
that ie had simply tried to do his duty.'
That he succeeded no one who watched Lis
course will deny, and we think without i
regard to party his entire constituency will I
say, v ell done, gooa ana laitniui tor
The evangelistic committee of the W. C. !
T. U. will please meet ths chairman at her
home, 2o. 12 E Central avenue, Friday, j
" ' ' ''
Alarch S at u p. m.
Mrs. Henry Fellow-
The ladies of St. John's Guild wili iold
a social, instead of the regular business j
meeting, this afternoon at the residence of '
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Vf- 11 W r",T.KH Rit-ocri.to WW, a
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being the last Thursday on which we will
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it is aesiraoie. tnat mere oe a iuii aueno
AIRS. C. E. Scott, Sec
ATTENTION KNIGHTS TEMPLAR.
Special conclave of Aiount Olivet com
niandery at 7:30 o'clock for work in the
temple. A large attendance particularly
raquested. By order.
C. M. Jones, C. e.
C. E MARTIN, Eecorder.
The ladies' Lutheran society meets at
the residence of Mrs. G-ehring, No. S33
South Topeka avenue. All members are
requested to attend as an election of of
ficers will be held.
Mrs. Daisy Wilhoit, Sec.
The directors of the Children's home
will hold their regular meeting for Alarch
todiry, the 7th. at 2 p. in. at the home, 113
Mrs. E. J. Foster, Pres.
Mrs. H. A.S-QNEE, Sec.
E. H. Perry was yesterday in from Bur
dett. W. H. Earle, New Hampton, Mo., is in
S. L. Constant was yesterday vf? from
J. W. Doff was yesterday in f roa Lyons
F. A. Slaynaker was rterday down
Special Bargains in Every Department
CASH -:- HENDERSON,
132 NORTH MAIN.
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O. L. Meyer was
yesterday in from
J. A. Haight and wifo were yesterday in
from Fort Scott,
Squire Marton is back from a business
trip to Virginia.
H. J. Loman started yesterday for Nat
chez, Aliss., T,ia the Santa Fe,
W. L. Holmes and David H. Evans were
over from Sterling yesterday.
Mr. E. P. Ford left last night for a trip
to the Pacific coast. He expects to be gone
about a month.
W. S. Kuhn. ceneral manager of the
water works, controled by the same com- ' n --; f- ts -:-.- ,. ..t,-.K ,
company as those in this city, was an ar- j m" wt for the minister attho church door
rival here yesterday. and give him a sound thrashing,
r- rn- i w i . American hospitality is princely. Yoa
ins at Captain Ed Wrisht's home east of ! tho dailJ nienu is of the moat appearing, to
town. Harner Rentihliem. i go and share tho family dinner. ou aro
Samuel AIcDonell, formerly of this city,
butatnresentofGlenwood Sm-inir. Col..
topped over in the citv vesterday en route
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home from a business trip to Boston.
Geo. Nicholson, Topeka, Kau.; P. AL
Baldy. Detroit, Ahch.; Geo. Brooker, Chi
cago, 111.; J. B Wellington, St. Louis, AIo.;
R. S. de Campos, Pittsburg, Pa.; Chas. P.
Beaman, Chicago, III.; Simmon Dow, Em
poria, Kan.; Rob Kellv, Forr. Scott, Kan.;
J. B. Baldy, Detroit, Mich.; A. Geumring
ner, St. Louis; E. R. W odroff, Topeka,
Kan., are at the Aletropole.
W. L. Kuhn, Pittsburg; G. W. Daily,
Topeka; F. W. Cooper, V. B. Bell, Kansas
City; Henry Booth, Lamed; AL B. Chae,
Maine; L. H. North, Columbus. Neb.; C
W. Ford, Topelca, R. A. Long. Columbus
Ks.; R. J. CoDelaud, Denver; J. E. Thomp
son, Kansas City. W. 1L Shafer, Quincy;
C. C. Jones, New York, and C. M. Buet,
St. Louis, were yesterday at the Carey.
MEN AND CLOTHES.
A Bright Woman Write About tho Ftts
blnesa of the Male Sex.
A lady signing herself Kate True has tak
en ''it up" for the women in tho columns of
the Detroit Free Press. Kato says : I attend
ed a woman's meeting the other day where
some of the representative women of Bos
ton were assembled. The subject under
discussion was "dress." After the ethical
side of dress had been duly considered, and
tho decollete gowns frowned upon, ono
sweet-voiced sister arose and said : "Why
could wo not be sensible hke men ; they aro
never bothered about their clothes; a dress
Buit was always a dress suit!" Hooked at
tho speaker curiously; she was in earnest:
and then 1 remembered that sho belonged
to that estimable class called spinsters, and
did not know any better. In all the ups
and downs and ins and outs of this kaleido
scopic world I recall certain scones in a
household of men when dressing for a par
ty. I remember, with certain nervous
twinges, the demands for needle and
thread; the utterances, not sweet, but
strong, concerning a delinquent tailor; tho
angry twitchings given an innocent neck
tie, and the fearful denunciations of eonio
"Men never bother about their clothes 1"
Saints and angels defend usl It takes a
woman with a man attachment and a quar
tette of brothers to understand the true in
wardness of tho masculine toilet. When
Tom Debutant has a suit fresh from the
tailor's he i3 more finicky and fussy about it
than any woman. If thero is a faint sug
gestion of a wrinkle across the shoulders,
back it goes, and is considered a "misfit"
As to tho pantaloons, have I not twisted my
neck even worse than any photographer ever
did to see if they were not a trifle too long,
or too short, and didn't I consider them a lit
tle flush in the rear, or a little snug at the
knees, or a trifle too springy at the bottom!
If men "do not bother about clothes,"
why were crazy quilts ever mado to use up
the superfluous neckties abandoned as out
of stvlel As to cosmetics, Tom Debutant
has ten to every one of his sister's, and per
fumes are the delight of the masculine nos
trils. Ask your druggist who buys them,
and then ask every wife who uses tbern up
lor her. Only the other day a bright woman
that he was the "Ottar of Hoses" In tho
morning, 'German Cologne" at noon and
"Horse" at night.
Go on in the innocence of your spinstcnal
heart, most learned maidenj butbclicvome.
when I tell you, from the mountain top of
experience, that fon unadulterated fnssi
ness, from tho end of a waxed mustache to
the toe of a pump, or the fractional section j
: of a white cun" below a coat sleeve, the sex
that swears "bothers" more aboat clothes i
than we poor sinners,
In this rospect they
MAX O'RELL'S IDEAS.
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Extracts from thw Ilrlgbt Frenchman!
,5ook on jirotllr Jonthall.
If good style consist m not doing what
the vulgar do, good a lyle in America onght
to consist for one Ching in weiring no dia
monds unlets democracy should demand
?iZn OI ntoty. uunonfls arc worn
by the women of fashion, the tradesman's
wife, shop girls, work elrls, servants all
.v .--.,., wV w , ' u,w!r
the womankind. If y&a see a shabbily
dressed woman who has not
pair in her
ears, you may take it for granted that sho
has put them in pawn, laterally, in
saenca, as elsewhere, all that sparkles ts
There is a pronounced childish side to the
charac'jsr of all Americans. In less than a
cenury they have stridden abpad of all tha
pcaMor xJlcln. It U c-rf alljr pre? ore! i I t t-tl UxA parSSr Uttmr t ;iW-t I
rroa Su-p-rllU, DasAelics. X4ric Dock. ', rsiic! cvtry letprHr. -- fcorsfcd. a
FlpIcira. JosSpr BrrX. -c5 ctier wft VW3 ; rae?a. Zitfk. r-fcsjt, -H . TotU,
! raicibl? Teet-We rffill, trr jxcalhur i fc;i2ctnt.t. Melt H-4. lAir ---. Cr-r.
cnabta-tlaa, proportion xsA procra. csxsowa to
tay cUjt isllda, -ad erricx to Hacrf'j Sirs par
KU cu1t yje:i s pswessed br &Zuet aU-
Ea 451 pexr-lUr - e5pr2I sce t las.
tH2r li it li sue tlw. LxrrtH dressK H I
swr of Hi SrparSl iaa cf tl otir r-
Mprt!U or Hood psriSert. Ti-c tx cccsu U
fcxti4iss -U orer lie rewarrr
5oW fer S irzzzte. Ifctxfer$. Irep-re4 oaJr SfcS br kit ilnsxtu. $kx for 3. rr-jrS 93r
100 Doses One Dollar. I 100 Doses Oso DoHar.
obuq or uo uia norm; tncy ere aston
ished at their own handiwork, and, like chil
dren with a splendid toy of their own man
ufacture in their hands, they say to you :
"Look, just look, Is it not a beauty!" And,
indeed, tho fact is that, for hitn that will
look at it wivh unprejudiced eyes, tha
achievement is simply marvelous.
Should a minister indulge in unorthodox
theories in tho pulpit, the Eastern man will
content himself with shaking his head and
going to another chnrch to perform his de
votions the Sunday uftcr. The Peansybra
nian will open a violent polemic in the news
papers of tha locality. Tho Kansas man
j .fS PftlI
I f this can not be arranged yon may not be
invited at all.
America suffers from this statoof things.
1 he country's genics, instead of consecrat
ing all its time to the production of works
which would tend to elevate the ideas and
aspirations of the people, Is obliged to think
To tho American woman tho diamond is
not an object of luxury, it is an object of
prime necessity. An English old maid
would do without her tea before an Ameri
can woman would go without diamonds.
The well-bred American is to my mind a
happy combination of tho Frenchman end
the Englishman, having less sUITno&a than
the latter and moro simplicity than the for
mer. The character of tho American Is English
from tho fact of view of iu contrasts and
contradictions, which are still moro accentu
atcd in him than of the Englishman.
This necessity for being rich Is tho re
verse side of tho moral in America, where,
moro than anywhere cbe, latent wilhou'
money is a iseless took
Tho American may bo eccentric, or what
you will, but he is never monotonous.
Victoria' rt noop-Skirt.
Tho following anecdote is told to illus
trate the readiness with which Parisian
fashions aro adopted, even by tho most
rigidly patriotic of Princesses. At tho
epoch of tho arrival of Queen Victoria la
Pans in 1S56, on a visit to tho Emperor and
Empress, tho latter bad just brought hooped
skirts into vogue. Tho Queen forthwith
sent her a messenger to purchase ono for
her, and on her next approach before bet
Imperial host aud hostess her skirt were
expanded into the new and f-ihlonabie
amplitude. But her Majesty had not com
prehended tho necessary mothods of tying
tJjo tapes that held tho hoops in place, aud
her crinoline presented an extraordinary
and shapeless aspect. It was tho Emperor
himself who, with his own imperial hands,
set the rebellious petticoats to rights, and
gave his royal gucat a lesson as to tho
proper method of donning tho new-fashioned
adjunct of feminine costume.
A DlrUlou cf npaxure.
Friend (to Colonel) "I hoar, Cokineltbat
you and Major Sevengallons were taken
down with tho jim-jums tagetbur, sir, the
other night." Colonel (hotly) "No, sir.
There was not enough liquor between u
for that. I had tho jims and h had the
jams; but, sir, we couldn't combine I"
Colonel Duillny T1M the Story of
dhir Altllctcd with It.
Talking about courage and cowardlcs at
the club the other day, says tho Washing
ton Pott, Colonel Duuicy remarked that h
always had as much sympathy with a cow
ardly man as he had admiration for a brave
one, for he thought nervu km a natural at
tribute to man, just like a tasta for art, the
f,1ftof acquiring language, or rnuxlcal tal
ent. Ono maa may havo a gift for mnic,
while his next-door iK-lghbor may not bt
ab.o to til cnu note from another. Ho one
man may bo a natural coward, while ha
brother or his cousin may bo born without
the sense of foar.
"I bad a caQ In mj own regiment, tfc
Nineteenth Indiana," continued Cocc'i
Dudley. "A yocng follow by the nataj of
Woods, who was bright, well educated
and came from one of Ue most respectable v
families in Indiana, lis wax a good etunr -soldier,
but we were nver nblo to gr"; bid
into a battle. The sound of cxniorirfc-orlin
eight of blood woaid throw htm into byster-
Ics of fear, and when Ikj was placed m a r.o-
sltlon of danger be would becotne cooon-
trollabJe -temporarily insane. Fbwtly he
ictcTlnd, wont over mto tho refc4 hcci,
and then camo tack with a uit of gray cm,
expccUs? that ho would bo scat to unc
Northern prison as a Confederals. But t
was Identified, tned by oourt-martUt, oJ
sentenced to be shot as a dricT. Ha
was shot, and, strangely enotu;h. on the
day cf his ezocuuoa, tor thi rt liton in
his H'e, he bch&rod be a hcra. 1 never
saw a maa exhibit tho cor7c ho did. lie
refased to bare c: yes b-od&fcd. bl
stood up bide bl ccCn and kioH
straight into tb barrels o the zaolreU
that vrnrn pointed at bs ho-rV He mxd
an acto-mortcm sti&wr, m which t
claimed tnat his dtrUca irn sot due Vo
lack of loyalty, bet to bodily tear II
thought ho ccmld get cut cf tbj army thai
way, and I biiev hvi worda w&re tra .
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