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WICHITA, FRIDAY, MAY 17, 1872.
By the senate proceedings of the
13th we see that a bill passed creating
an additional land district in Kan
sas. Some of our Northern Kansas ex
changee report a "light frost occurring
in thatjncgioii of the state Iat week.
No serious dumngc to. fruit and crops,
Leavenworth lias had another juve
nile flood and a washing away of
bridges, etc. Cherokee street is re
ported to have resembled a roaring
little river on its way to the turbid,
A gentleman in Washington, who
lias made n careful canvass anion" the
democrats in the house and senate, say
that not one democrat in ten is in favor
of Mr. Greeley. The feeling is almost
unanimous in favor of nominating a
The Tribune mystery '. "What will
we do with It?'' lias been solved in the
announcement, over the signature of
H. Greeley, fliat "the Tribune has
erased to be a party organ." The ed
itorial management of t' Tribune falls
on Wliifelaw Iteid.
Out of the htatcs 'which have held
republican convent iomr ten have in
structed for Mr. Colfax for vice presi
dent, and two for Senator Wilson of
.Massachusetts. A number of other
states have expressed preferences for
distinguished .residents In their own
borders, surb as Ohio for T)cnni.on,
Kentucky for Harlan, Inn a for James
F. "Wilson, etc.
On the first of May Mr. lloutwell is
sued hismonfhly-;lnicuicut of the pub
lic debt, showing that the treasury had
pulsed another hundred million mile
pot in reduction of the niilionsil obliga
tion. The debt payment for April was
$I2,r.88,088, and Micro remains to be
paid, loss cash in the treasury; $2,197,
743.440; less than twenty-two hundred
million". The people will not fail to
bee the bcarimrof a fact like this.
The editorial excursion is assuming
such importance and Mich poitive
shape, owing to the brass-mounted
cheek of its management, that we can
positively announce that the conven
tion will meet in Emporia on the 28th
proximo', from whence they will pro
ceed next day, in Pullman palace cars,
to Philadelphia, via St. Louis, Chicago
and Niagara Falls, and return by way
of New York City, Washington and
It is alleged that large number.-, of
French are preparing to leave their
native land and seek home beyond the
ben. The French are not a colonizing
race, and they only aboudon I.a IJellc
France when forced by relgious perse
cutions or very unusual circumstances.
Their skill in the M-ionce- and art
makes them a desirable acquisition for
any country, and it is tube hoped that i
' those who comtcmplatc emigration
will prefer the United Slates to the tur
bulent republics of Central and South
America. The French-Canadian emi
gration to the middle and western
states is rapidly increasing.
The news of the death of Thomas
Buchanan Read, the BWectcst, some
times saddest singer among American
poct&, and an artist ranking with the
best of modern times, will be received
with universal regret not only in this
rnuutry. but in the lands across the
sea. His funeral took place on the af
ternoon of the 14ih ult., from the resi
dence of his brother-in-law. James E.
Caldwell, of Gcrmantown. and was
attended by a large concourse of
friend, including many persons noted
in literature arid art. The coffin was
covered with wreaths and other floral
emblems. The services were read by
Rev. Dr. Terry, of the Calvary church,
Gcrmantown. The interment took
place at Central Laurel Hill.
THE FIFTH PARALLEL.
AVc desire to inform thecditorof ihe
Wichita Kaoi.k that this bond fight
will be taken care of by the voters of
this county without anv assistance.
Keep jour claws oil', MY. Eaci.t-;.
.I uyuxta Ilvjntblicrttt.
A'o desire to inform the editor of the
liepnblictin that IhcEACi.n is an inde
pendent bird, and if it has got its
clawt. into bin hair wc are sorry.
AVhatever was said in these columns
with reference to the Fifth Parallel
road was in the interest of the people
of this county, who arc feeling deep
solicitude in its ultimate success, and
was not offered as assistance to the
otcrs of Butler county, as wehae
not to exceed fifteen subscriber in
'A'e learn that a good portion of the
time consumed by the grand jury has
been in the investigation of fraudulent
entries of laud in Southern Kansas, and
the result of their "investigation has
proved that at least two-thirds of the
land entries made at AVichita and Au
gusta havo been made by fraud and
purjury. A full stntemnift of the facts,
we are'infomied, will be forwarded to
the land comniiss'ioner at AVuhiiigtuit
for his action." Commonwealth.
Following the above highly compli
mentary notice, in o day or so after, the
above paper in an editorial declares
that it has no desire to injure AVichita
or to retard settlements, and what had
been stated was upon the best of au
thority. Fraukly, we don't believe
either assertion.. To take both as true
wonld be preposterous. A w as be
fore stated iu this paper some twenty
in this- c6uuty and some fifteen in But
ler were the number of fraudulent
why cay two-thirds of all the lands en
tered in tills "district? And when the
truth shall have been ascertained be
fore the proper tribunal the great ma
jority of the above cases will prove to
havo been more a disregard for the
letter than" the spirit of the law just
as ligitimatc as nine-tenths of the pre
emptions in Shawnee county for that
matter. "We suspect, too, when the en
tire truth shall liave been ascertained,
that spite work, political intrigue and
personal animosities will bo found at
the bottom of much of what the Cotn-
iitoutccalth has been harping upon for
eoutc time pat.
WHY NOT GREELEY.
"What will Marsh -Murdock, of the
Wichita Eaole, do now? llis stand
ing candidate for the presidency, Hor
ace Greeley, is nominated at last, on a
one-term platfornl. Marsli'must either
go back on his candidate and his plat
form, or run ui the Cincinnati ticket."
White Cloud Chief.
What will we do now ? Why. sir, we
shall support the party with which
we have all our life been identified, so
long as that party adherc3 to pure re
publican principles and chooses good
men as its standard bearers. Is that
The editor of the Wichita Eaot.e
claims the honor of having discovered
Horace Grccluy. In 1857 we "hoisted
his name in the paper we were then
publishing as our choice ior president,
and in many long and short articles ad
vocated hi? nomination at the Chicago
convention. We kept his name in the
that position until Grant was chosen,
when the name of the defender of our
country was substituted for the great
and good II. G. Our support of Mr.
Greeley at that time drew out ninny
comments from the editors of Kansas
and of other states. Even Tilton, in
the N. Y. Independent, and the Albany
Evening Journal cracked a joke each
at our expense. Mr. Greelev in" the
Tribune acknowledged it and ""accept
ed it as a greater honor than his nomi
nation by Andrew Johnson as minis
ter to Austria." So neither Gen. Lari
mer norCcu. Wiidcrof thcirtti7or can
claim that honor; if any attaches, what
ever the papers may say. But wo didn't
support Mi. Greeley at that time as a
liberal or as a democrat. We claimed
that he was father of the republican J
party and as such ohould thus be hon
ored. AVe have not changed front. Wu
have not gone back on our candidate,
but on the contrary our candidate has
gone back on us. Should the Philadel
phia convention nominate Horace
Gi ecley, ami he in turn should accept
its platform, we would suppoit him
with tfe greatest enthusiasm.
The one-term principle is not our
platform, but only a principle that wc
believe should be embodied in. the re
publican platform. To that end we
introduced a one-term rcsol'it'on in the
Atatc senate last winter and supported
it in a speech, which we suppose is
what the Chief alludes to. General
Grnnfhas announced himself a in fa
vor or such an amendment to the con
stitution, a- has such men as Jefferson,
Clay. AVade ami many other eminent
American statesmen. AVoretaet noth
ing ever written by us in favor of
Greeley a a man, but adherence to his
banner at present without desertion of
principle seems impossible. Is the
Chief answered ?
DESTRUCTION OF THE "WORLD.
These astronomers are terrible fel
lows. They as a clan take more delight
in predicting wonderful events, fraught
with danger to this earth than bloody
Mary did in the persecution of the
christians. One of thee frightful
creatures gray in years and wisdom
now makes the announcement that a
liiomtroiis comet is rushing towards
our earth with a celerity compared
with which our lirhtnin!r telejrraph is
snail's pace. And they have not haz
arded amcrcgucs3, but give it as the
mathematical result of the computa
tion" of a row of figures that would
reach a mile. On it comes, not waver
ing a hairs breadth from its orbit. A
blazing molten mass, millions of miles
in diameter soaring through space with
a velocity of more than 192,000 miles a
second is to bo dreaded.
AVhat can be done to arrest this sad
tatnstaophc. Do wo not-feel its hot
breath already pouring upon us ? Per
haps Mime disarrangement in the
physical universe may tlnvai t it a lit
tle in its cour.se, and "wc will only lose
a portion of onr globe. Let the comet
take a chip ofT the north pole, or
send spinning into space as a nucleus
for a new world, Greenland or Xew
Zealand. Or if it ' chooses it might
whisk its tail through Interior Africa'
and thus not only determine the source
of the Nile, bt must add to onr geo
graphical knowledge of that country,
and perhaps restore Dr. Livingston to
his friends. -
According to mathematics and the
astronomer the comet will strike us
The indications from the Rio Grande
are that trouble is brewing between
the United States and Mexico, arising
from the audacious rapacity of Mexi
can chieftains, who recruit their lost
fortunes by making raids upon the bor
ders of the United States, robbing citi
zens and carrying ofT such property as
they are in want of. or such as may aid
in furthering their designs of war up
on their owu inclination to steal or
murder. Mexicans or a large propor
tion of them follow no legitimate busi
ness; take as naturally to robbery as a
fish to water.
Neither is this diposi- t
tion confined to the lower grades of
Mexican society, if Mexicans can be said
to have any society. When the exche
quer of a Mexican nabob becomes de
pleted he repenishes it by theft or high
way robbery. He never thinks of go
ing honestly to work, but thinks itdc
jrradinsj to make an honet living.
Such, he thinks, would be beneath his J
blood. The African chieftain naively
enquired, "Whv should I go hungrv
while mr sisters have children that I
can eat?' I
Preparations are being made through
out the northern states to celebrate
with becoming honors the decoration
of the graves of our immortal dead.
Sacred but not sad is the beautiful
ritual, and the pure reflex of the dead
hero's self-sacrifice is made emblemat
ical in the delicnte-tinted flowers
strewn upon his grave. The corona
tion of our dead kings is to take place
on the 30th of this mouth. Here
the day is to be becomingly celebrated
by the Grand Army post of AVichita.
THE OARS AT "WICHITA.
Tills is a fact. Regular through
trains reached our depot yesterday.
The bosom of our valley 'heaved and
6of with cotatic emotion, All is joy,
and many, very many, arc "too full for
utterance.' AVe are exhausted, be-
Xll 1 lift 1 iiml Arm cn inrtt T ic
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Correipoutlence of the Ka:le.
Oxford, Kan., May 11, 1872.
Editor,T2aolk: Herewith enclosed
please find proceedings of farmers'
meeting (not a Greeley club, by the
Avay, wc are all Grant incn down here,)
held at this- place, this evening, which
wc would be pleased to have yon pub
lish in your excellent paper. Hereaf
ter we will be prepared to give you
something interesting perhaps in re
gard to "what we know about farm
ing" in this section of southwestern
Kansas. Success to the Eagle. "Long
may she wave" :
Pursuant to notice a number of citi
zens of Oxford township, Sumner
county, met at the office of Folks &
Tilton, in Oxford, on Saturday even
ing, 11 lh hist., for the purpose of or
ganizing a farmers' club.
S. S. Richmond was called to the
chair and Charles S. Brodbent chosen
A committee on organization, con
sisting of Mcm. Brodbent, AValton
and Folks, was appointed, with in
structions to report at the next meet
ing of the club.
C. S. Brodbent was appointed a com
mittee to suggest a subject for discus
sion at next meeting.
The secretary was instructed to pub
lish a notice of the time and place of
the next meeting of the society, and to
furnish u copy of the proceedings of
this meeting to the AVichita EAtti.n for
On motion the meeting adjourned to
meet next Saturday, 18th inst., at 2
o'clock p. in., at the office of Messrs.
Folks & Tilton, in Oxford.
S. S. Richmond, Ch'n.
Chas. S. Bkodbknt, Sec'y.
PENSIONS TO OLD SOLDIERS.
A bill passed the house of rcprcsen-
tatives on Saturday, amending the act
granting pensions to the survivors of
the war of 1812 who served sixty days,
and to their widows, approved Febru
ary nth 1871. The amendment directs
the secretary of the interior to place
on the pension roll the names of the
surviving officers and enlisted and
drafted men, including militia and vol
unteers, in the military and naval ser
vice of the United States, who served
in the war with Great Britain of 1812,
and were honorably discharged, and
the names of the surviving widows of
such officers and enlisted and drafted
men ; provided that such w idow shall
have been married prior to January 1, j
1825, to such offirccr or enlisted or
drafted man, and shall not have re-married.
The bill fuithcr provides that the
act shall not apply to any person who
is already receiving a pension of eight
dollars per mouth, and shall apply to a
person receiving less than eight dollars
per month only so far as to increase the
pension to the sum of eight dollars
monthly. The bill will place at least
ten thousand more pensioners on the
rolls, exclusive of widows. It does
away with all oaths of allegiance and
proof of loyalty, and to obtain the pen
sion it is only necessary to prove the
service in the war of 1812 for the period
of sixtv davs.
The Japanese arc engaged in reform
ing their currency, so that it will close
ly resemble in size, shape, and value
the coins of the United States. The
gold coins heretofore used in Japan
arc called nibos. They arc flat pieces
of gold, about an inch long and half an
inch wide, contsining twenty percent,
of silver, and arc valued at fifty-three
cents. When it was determined to
change the currency system it was
found that with the limited refining
works of Japan it would take four or
five years to accomplish that object.
The Japanese have a mint at Hiogo,
and can turn out the coins as fast as re
quired; but the difficulty was in refining
the metal. Therefore the Japanese
government made an arrangement with
the Bank of California and the San
Francisco refining and assaying works
by which nibos to the amount of !ji20,
000,000 arc to be sent to San Francisco
and refined. The proceeds will be re
turned to the Japanese government in
the form of gold bars of about 900 tine-
nes-:, all alloyed and ready to be con
verted into coin, while the silver ex
tracted will ciit back iu fine silver bars,
also ready for coinage. The first ship
ment of this coin from Japan, amount
ing to $2,000,000, has been recicved in
A correspondent of the Taylorsvillc
Index gives an account of various
natural curiosities to be found in
Carter county, Kentucky, which are
of a really extraordinary character.
Among them is a natural bridge which
far exceeds that of Virginia in curious
interest. It is "219 feet iu the span, 19G
feet high, and 12 feet wide, being arch
ed underneath and level on the top.
One hundred feet below it there is a
cascade with a fall of lh feet, and two
miles distant there is another with a
fall of 200 feet. Near by arc two
streams known as Big Sinkcy and Lit
tle Sinkcy, which emerge from the
ground good mzciI streams, and after a
course of about two miles suddcnly
disappcar. There is also in the same
ncighborgood a natural artesian well
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lour lect nigh, ot the size ot a common
barrel ; but having been obstructed by
stone and trunks of trees thrown into
it by persons desirous of finding out
its depth, it now only plays to the
height of a foot aboe the level of
Senator I'omeroy write to an Atch
ison constituent, iii explanation of the
soldiers' homestead law, that it will
allow an agent to select and file on a
quarter section of land for hi princi
pal, and that will hold the claim for six
mouths. During that six -months the ,
party who employed the agent to get
a quarter section for him must go "on
the land in person, and make a home
there, and after the first six months he
must comply with all the requirements
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hati located in ierson in the tipt in-
stauce. An agent can locate and file
for a whole colony of ci-oldicrs. But
each man must be there to make a per- ,
sonal settlement for himself within sn ,
ni rnn iQir-m nnrwnn ritn siiftian it
inumtrs alter wai ming.
Thc AVichita Eagle can't afford to X i
i.nii.iuumi v iiajtcre. k mi wi x.ii (
worth swells to 'JO,X and the lieport-
er is bom every morning, we will
make Murdock sorry for his lad man-
ner. Ellis Ileporter
The AVathcna Reporter gives a fur
ther account of the storrdjwhich occur
red on Monday of last week, at that
place, and sayst Mr. ''oiui McClcl
land'3 residence was blown: into frag
ments, the timbers being scattered in
every direction. Mr. McClelland was
at work in his field at the time the
storm occurred, and two hours pre i
ously his wife had gone to her father-in-law's
house. Had sheCen at home,,
it would have been a miracle if she had
escaped death. Mr. DomTwife, whom
wc mentioned as being seriously
wounded, died on Thursday night.
He and two of his children were some
what bruised. The tornado was a ter
rific one. A cooking stove was blown
from the residence of Doni some dis- J
tancc out into the field. Large stones
were lifted from the foundation of Mr.
McClelland's house and carried far
away. The tornado wa seen approach
ing by many, and U represented as re
sembling a long, spiral column whirl
ing around with lightning-like rapid
Under the caption of a new "entcr
prise" the Thayer IIeau,Light goes on
to relate that "a number 61 our citizens
have formed a joint stock company for
the purpose of sinking an oil well, in
this city. From what wc can learn of
those that are posted, we are led to be-
leivc that coal oil in paying quantities
has been dUt-ovon-d here, at a depth of
They ought to extend the charter of
their company to embrace the as cer
tain business of drying snow and sell
ing it for salt, next winter.
The Concordia Umpire sas: Mr.
AVhitchcad, who rccentlyattempted to
kill himself because his wife refused to
live with him any longer, is getting
well. He says other people may put
bullets into their carcasses a much as
they please, but as for liim why, it's
A little boy at Tojxikii broke his
arm and dislocated hi? elbow, last
''Tiger Bill,"' a notorious desperado,
was arrested at Baxter Springs Satur
day. He has been the. leader of the
gang of outlaws w ho hare been caus
ing so much trouble rqecntly at the
terminus of the M.. K. & T.'lt. R. in
the Indian Territory. '
The Commonwealth has it that a
young man named Horace. Tipton was
seriously hurt, Thursday, by falling
from a car of the A., T. &S. F. R. R.,
ThcjMouud City Sentinel heralds the
fact tljat Newton Lloyd, who was con
victed of burglarv in the second degree
at the recent term of the district
court in that county, was taken to the
state penitentiary, on Thursday of last
week. He had been in jail there about
a w eek previous to his' "new depart
ure."' Hi sentence is forfifteen years;
which is certainly ample time to reform
if he feels like so doing. He is the man
who shot and wounded Sandal!, mar
shal of La Cygne, last summer. He
was cleared for that offense, and wc
presume it made him bold. He is a
rough character, and those w ho knew
him best, were the most anxious to see
him leave that section of country.
Also that there was a fire at Geary
City on Tuesday night of last week. The
building in which the post office was
kept at Geary city, an4 also a drug
and general mcrchandisdstore were de
stroyed by fire. The fire was first dis
covered ou the outside of the building,
but had made too much headway to be
extinguished. The building and con
tents were entirely consumed, save a
1'cw articles. Fifty dollars worth of
postage stamps were burnt. The in
surance on the house and goods
amounts to $1,850. The prevailing
opinion is that the fire was the work
of an iuccudiarv.
Takis, May 14. Reports have been
received from CarlNt sources that the
insurgents ha occupied Bclbns. and
that Don Carlos has entered Biscay
and that the Carlists claim to be mas
ters of the Basque provinces. An im
portant engagement N expected in
Subscriptions to the amount of three
hundred thousand francs have been
raised here for tho sutl'ercrs by the
eruption of Vesuvius.
The Constitutional savs three more I
departments w ill soon bo evacuated by
Marshal Baaiue was placed under
arrcit this morning. His trial before
the special court martial -will begin in
a few days.
Corn"iXAi:x, May 11. A schooner
arrived to-day from Iceland and re-,
ports a series of violent earthquake'
shocks at Hasoick. on the 16th. 17th
and 18th of April. Twenty houses
were destroyed and several persons
injured, bnt'no lives lost.
Washington-, May 14. The senate
took up the report of'the committee of
conference on the deficiency bill ami the
question of concurring in the report
was discussed until half-past lour,
when the senate took a recess until
7.30 p. m.
Matajiohas. May 13. Gen. Cabal
los occupied ('aiuargo. one hundred
and twenty miles above here to-day, to
which place the jtelcgraph is re-established.
The roads leading from here
throughout the greater part of the state
ofTamaulipas aie open to travel and
business and gives evidence of a revi
val. "Before us lies a copy of the Wichita
City Eagle. It is the new paper of
Mafh. Murdock. A little more than
three years ago. where Wichita now
stands, w"ns a fort garrisoned -.bv a
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eds of miles to the west and 1
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ues to the north, cast and I
south, no holloe Was to be -ceil. Bllf-
falocs, wolves, prairie dogs and various
W 11U animals SCCineU to Iiavc a perilia- ;
ncnt lease on tlic surrounding terntorv.
TO the traveler through tho-e part, j
it seemed that Ihe dav of settlement
was afar off.
The Vnle rlo.irlr slmr i
that AVichita now has both size and
importance- AVc wih and predict suc
cess for Mr. Murdock in his new enter
prise. Do not forget. Mr. Eagle, to t
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keep us posted each week as to the
westward movements of the animals of
the plains. Border Sentinel.
received a copy OI lite IirSt
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icsttn rf riri
irsh Miirdnek's nerr riner
the AVichita Eagfc,PubUshcd at thillvd I
lr and fast-erowinfr vouuir citv of lth
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? ituitiu iv-sici iu iuu auuuiciu iiiui i
oi tin siate, m wnat is Known aa tne I
rich and fertile Arkansas vallev. It is
a iaro;c aTul neat siI0Ct in fact "it je onc
of the tastiest publications in the state. .
iu advertising colums give evidence of I
rcat thrift aml pr0sPeritv in AVicliita.
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and tlip tionnlo nftliMt mrnri little rit- J,
'-niartrll fivl nrniul rtftJiri linz&nzilnn
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of so excellent a journal and o success-
iui ana wormv a newspaper man as
Marsh Murdock. Success to the "Eagle'
may she soar high and fasten her tat
ons on plentr of national ecrrencv.
, s Correspondence of the Journal.
From Wichita, Kansas.
AViciuta, May 8tb; 1872.
AVe can now .hear the shrill whistle
of the locomotive. AVe are now but
six months from the railroad and civil
ization,, andin less than six days the
cars will unload freight directlyin our
busy city. From the top of the Em
pire House one may see the construc
tion train, and the men busily laying
the rails. Soon will our public spirit
ed citizens witness the consummation
of that.lor which they have labored so
busv and iaitbfiillv." Soon will tlmv
begintoreap the benefits justly due
A few days more and we may turn
to the Southwest and ee the advance
of the vast herds of Texas cattle on
the -way to the eastern markets. A
number of cattle men have already
arrived herein advance of their herds.
They report that after having visited
the different shipping points in the
"state AVichita, because of her hotel
and banking facilities ; the fine water
and cxtcn-iVc range near her, and.
mo-t of all, her location, will no doubt
be the main shipping point for Texas
cattle for a number of season. The
cattle yards have been located, and
soon the most extensive yards of anv
in the state will be finished.
AVbrk ha been commenced on the
depot building, which is to be lariro
and conveniently arranged, and will
haic a neat appearance. The mattv
business houses on going up on our
streets arc rapidlv approaching com-
pletion, while others arc coutinuallv
comuiencing. Thomaon and carpen
ters arc indeed making merry music
now. Many thousand of brick'are now
making an'd most I v contracted for.
i wlliIo la,.0 rJuantitv of stone I being
i "UHCII UUL tu IJU U, JI11U UUSIIICS
Several of the most exten-ive lumber
tirnis of the state have etabli-hed
themselves here, and commence opera
tions on a grand scale as soon as the
road reaches us. Not onh in thi- line,
but for all merchandise, Wichita will
be the distributing point for the vast
country south and west of u.
Tin: AVichita City Eagle. AVc
have received 3Ir. L 31. 3Iurdock's
new paper, theAVichita City Eagle.
AVe like the typographical appearance
then it is large, business like and
neat. AA'e could only wish that 3Ir. 31.
had chosen a different name. Arc can
not so much admire the "spread" eagle
style, but wish him the greatest success
nevcitheless. Certain it is that at last
AVichita has a paper in which her peo
ple can take a pride, and wc have no
doubt they will support it handsomely.
How diverse men's minds w ill run to
be sure! Eagle, eagle, eagle; the very
last name we should ever have thought
of for a newspaper. But, soar high,
eagle ! perch yourself upon the very
highest peaks you can find, and don't
come down till the Kansas breezes
have taken every feather olf ye. Elk
31. 31. 3Iurdock's new paper, the
AVichita Eagle, is before us, and as "a
thing of beauty is a joy forever," wc
congratulate 3'larsh on his prospects
for future bliss. His' paper is the most
creditable looking sheet in Kanas.
Especially is this true of its typograph
ical appearance. In support the Eagle
has abundant prospects of success,
starting out as it does with thirteen
columns of home advertisement?. The
Eagle will be a welcome exchange at
our office. Seneca Courier.
3Ir. Pixotto, the American consul at
Bucharest, in a letter to Secretary Fisk
dated the 6th of February, 1872, writes
that accounts had reached Bucharest
of deplorable scenes of recent occur
rence in several towns of Arabian
Koumnnia, especially Ismale, Villcnry
The population rushed on the Israel
ii cs,davastaicd their homes and shed
their blood. Hundreds lied across the
Danube for refuge in Ttirkcv.
"We hare received the firt number
of the Wichita City Eagle, 31. M. Mur
dock editor and proprietor. It is a
neat eight column paper of w hich the
people of Wichita and Sedgwick county
may well feel proud. We wish friend
3furdock success, and shall always be
glad to have the "Eagle" perehedupon
our table. Lyndon Observer.
Wc have received volume 1, number
1. of the AVichita City Eagle, published
at Wichita. Sedgwick count-, Kansas,
by M. M. Murdock, formerly editor of
the Burlingame Chronicle. It is a neat
eight column sheet, gotten up on an
entirely original plan for a country
newspaper. We wish the Eagle abun
dant success. Holton Ifeics.
The Wichita Eagle, edited by Col.
M. M. Murdock, is upon our "table.
The typographical appearance of the
paper" is incomparable. The editorials
are able, and the news departments of
the paper cannot be bettered. Wc arc
glad to exchange with the Eagle. Gar
We arc in receipt of the Wichita Ea
gle, published at Wichita, in this state,
by M. M. Murdock. It is unquestion
ably a very handsome paper, printed
from new type, and well tilled with
local news. Wc wish it many caeh
subscribers and other substantial pat
ronage. IValhcna Iteportcr.
The "Eagle.' Wo have received
Xo. 4 of Marsh Murdock's new paper,
the Wichita Eagle. It general appear
ance is first class. In size it is a regu
lar bed blanket. Wc trust the "Eagle"'
will soar aloft and spread its wings of
circulation into every portion of the
state. Eureka Herald.
M. M. Murdock is getting out a very
tastv paper at AVichita, ttuiler the untile
of tlie Wichita City Eagle. It cannot
help but be a succe. and is very prom
ising in its appearance. Florence Pi
oneer. The Wichita Eagle, published by M.
M. Murdock. has made its appearance.
It is splendidly printed and well filled.
Have not had time to read it. Sufion
alist. Administrator's Notice.
STtffK OF K YA, ) M
Srrtowicic Cocvm , j
In the l'rohate (oiirt in and foraid County.
In the matter of the eUteof y J. Turner, de
ceased Notice I hereby jt'ren tnat letter of adminis-
1''"""'!""??" xV?Zm$ZfX? a? !
the etate of r J Tnror, lateoraidroumr, de- i
rri i,v th,. hnn.mi,ie Pmhatr iun r th-1
j ennnty anl state aforesaid, dated the tenth day of j
P'&vVi' ,'t haxin r.aim. apain.t the
said etate are hereby notuinl that thev mii-t pr
sent the ame to the underpinned Tor llwnee i
they may bV prteloded from any benefit orsuch '
-ute, aid tint if Mich claim be notrxi.iblted ,
w"nin '!"' a ier me iiaie oi aiu leiirs.
ther shall be foreve, birr-d
.S MH.I.hh.. Atlnilni-trator
Of the estate of K J Turner, deceased
I - Ivr Orrift, J
WrritJTA, Kan, 3Iay 14. Ki
Complaint hitiar b:n enternl at thi offlce by
I wujiam ii. ;jimKc aizui inriov jsn '
aalrrrw lilir.s No UH, dated ilarcJi I, ls7i, njm
!. 3 and tie fouthean qaarter of tbe norlh-
trtonxrter of cllon 3. totmhln T.
it.. Slilll (te KHi
iwet.in djrwlck cotmtr. Kana. with a liew
- iiiLTrif Jn?. i.-Ci. t & o'ritck a n . u
fMTifmi" irA fnmiH l-timonT Poaffroill2 tAM '
,. . ii '
liitrni miicim: uiuiz i
w.a ha.tvov, neiTer myn-t
c . llekec .cainst Willum twA for
adrrrx Utazv alir.-. Xo
C3, doled ovrm-
hZx ii, toraljiT &, rante iNet, ia-d-
utavntr. V.n.-i. irlih a new to the caccella-
tion of aitl drere nlraff, the Mid jrtie are
hereby ramnv&ed to s;r"ar at tfcj otSee a U
Sth day of Join-, 1-Ci. at o'clock, x. x,r to re
nond and rurntth tetinvnj caernlos al ad
Trrfe. filing ADKfiW KIX, KesrlHer
W A snxxxf, llrcTrT pylT-u
-SHBTiTiABABftBS. & LSIDZ&E,
Wholesale and retail
a '"-. :
hep the largest atock of
LUMBER, LATH, SHINGLES, DOORS AND SASH
In Southwest Kansas.
Call and examine our grades. We will not be
undersold. Lumber delivered inside city limit
without extra charge.
Ofice and yard on Dowjlut artnut, ntar Dpet.
SIIELLATlAfiGEU & LEIDIGII.
Blooded Stock for Sale.
One Durham Bull, thorough-bred, two years
old, entered on the herd book of the United State
as uch. Also ten tborontrh-bnd Poland-China
Boars, one welphinj0er TOO pound, and eight
Son, nvit of thtiu with lilirfornale. Inqulreof
or address J). It. CLKMENS,
1113 17-3w Burlinjraine, Osage Co., Kan.
I)K. A. J. LAXGSDOKF,
"pvEXTIST OFFICE Xo. 70 Topeka arenue,
U Wichita, Kansa. He isreinred to perform
uTT operations ou the teeth in the most )erfect
m.innir. Teeth inserted, from a single tooth to a
flill set, and warranted. inyl7-3m
A Farm for Sale.
One hundred and sixty-six acres of No. Hand
for sale, three miles northeast of Wichita, all bot
tom, 75 acres broke and in good cultivation, 4
acres in clover and 3 in timothy, 410 fruit trees
out, 15 acres hard tlmlier. ever laxting water,
Kood stock shelters, one mile of hedjre out; bouse
W23, one and u half storr, with ell 12x1, side
room 9x11, with good cellar) stables anderibs;
one mile from school House. For terms apply at
this ollice. m10-Sm
CHARIsES F. PIERCE & CO.,
SASH, DOOBS, BLINDS, Etc.
Wc ktep the largest and best assorted
stock of lumber in Wichita.
Our experience the past three years in tnpulr
Inir the wants of this part of the State convince ns
we can stir ;lve as good satisfaction to oar cus
tomers as heretofore.
Oar grades are well known to be the best in the
mirkit. We shall .tick In onr grades, and hope
to see all onr old cutomers.
He irffl nairlH-rral inAxetiMnii to ta trait.
CHAS. F. FIERCE k CO.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
FASHIONABLE BOOT A5D SHOE MAIER.
Maonfactarer of all l.isyif of
BOOTS AND SHOES!
IX THE LATTT JirTLl 0- TK TBI tit.
Fine Work and Prices my motto.
14 mmr.-mi' iaraital a 4r Makf fafaHtLdt mr a i
ale. IpaijilK&eUyadproo.pUy. J
T9 Jon evtA qf tie Firtt Xatal 2Zalf
if! Arnif JTJViiY.
3- zj aw yjfc
lCinufcctorer of aad Icalcr ia
CF TT1E&2&X T XT lEIE ,
USDEBTAKIXG OX SHOUTEsT XOTICK..
1STO. 13 M'atnt ST.,
- OtHce Furniture made to order lnall stele,
keiiainn? and reseating Cane Chairs done prompt
ly and neatly, l-tj-
V H. BOLTE,
Manufacturer of and dealer In all kind of
Parlor, Chamber, Dwelling and Kitchen
A Full Line of Undertaker's Goods.
-Undertaking done on short notice and In the raot
MATTRESSES, CARPETS. CURTAINS, Etc.
64 IMLiLIIBr STEEET
-' B HAYWOOD,-
Cornet' Douglas Avenue and JIain 67..'
Dealer in all the latest st les of
Sj-UNDERTAKKU All sizes of Coffins con
"tautlj on hand. Any at lc of work ta-ide to order
On completion of railroad I Minll hat eon hand
the largest stock in Nmthern Kaniu, and 1 shall
be prepared to III all wholesale orders at a lour
prices as can be boupht el-ewhere and laid down.
All) style of xooils want d am! not kept here lean
order trom m hoiKc at Topeka.
Tcrnw at liol.-3aIi- uml retail striellv ea-di.
Corner Main-streit and Douglas arcnue.
WINES AND LIQUORS.
Wholisale. and Ilttull Dealt r in
BOURBON AXD KYE
WU I S -KIIIES
BOOTS AXD SHOES,
CORNER FIRT'A'ND MAIN STREET.-
Sample room in the rear of wlmlole depart
ment is suppliid with the erj l-t Old Kentucky
llourhon and Mononirahela Itjc W hiskirs and Im
ported lirandirs and W ines.
lfalmr a desire to chanjre myhuslnessl will
offer irreat Indnretnenta to the trade for the next
sixty day, obliirUlns myseir to sell at l.rmen
worth or haiias tltj prices, freight added
J-. "EEC. DJLO-ISrE3"E?,,
?V '" Wholesale Dealer In
FOREIGN AXD DOMESTIC
WINES, LIQUOBS, TOBACCO
AND CI G AllS,
ISTO. 66 3WTAJE3ST STE.EEI',
C. R. MOREUEAD & CO.,
And Dealers In
LIQUOR.?, WINKS A'D CICARS,
Ko. 117 Kiln Sreet, ind No. 35 Intt,
i.EA. - vEisr - w - ot'rs:, 2cs.
Wbreule mxA Itetal iMalef. In
GBXCEKIES, ?E0TISI0IB asd QCElSSWAKE.
FrtiX. imvittt f li-t Clt&U'tt "? Gmetritt
We pay catfe ao-1 boy
beaee we o eSer
at tt Wmmt Sfmm,
Sspoi Isi3S5eat to CaBOBfTS l&l HUt.
JCa rhMrf tor yrMof wr
"" A '- v. w "
!&v! :tnj4iii i3
r i m
INSU RANCH .AGENTS.
HOUSES FOnrSALE OR KENT.
- ' rfft "5
jm& y&t -a
A Tarye and varfrd n.llertlon of Imi.roved and
unimproved farms and eNtins fr ile not men
tioned in the following schedule
Schedule to follow- neil week.
ARCADE BLLLIAKI) HALL,
BEAVIS BROTHERS, Troprietop..
MAIN STREET, -WICHITA, KANSAS.
Having receutly purchased the almre ell
tart that Its nmxilntin. nts are ronmleU inersnr
parti ular.The hall Is furnished ilth
FOUR BILLIARD TABLE?, ,
All flrt cbi, and kept In the lest onicr. Tlw
bar Is Mipplled with the livt of W'lnr-, und
Uquors unit choice ClgDj
A FREE LUXCH
Will be et rTrry Tuesday, Tbnritaj and Satur
day evtnlmr, at II) o'clock.
t". rt Lmi Orrtric, )
WintiTt, Kanaa, April ti, lHTi
Complaint haint( In en entered at thla office by
N'uncy Koulka aalnxt K I) Ililllanl ami F A
ratteroou fur abundoninjr Onage HllliK, Sn 1Mi1
and 1.XJ, dated March 27, Iffl, ami .May SI, JiCI,
uiMin the aoiohwmt iplnrter nf eetlmi 21 , t..wn-hli
it aouth, range I wet. In d1rw1ck rmlnty. Kon-
aaa, with a ilew totheranrrllatlonof ll rillii.,
the kaid partira are hereliy umnimied to aiear
at UlU office on the iit "lay uf June, lKTi. at 9
o'clock a m , tu reKNnd and ftiriil-.li letlmmiy
concerning eaid attest d ahniidniiinent
AMKKW AKI.V, Keitl.ter
W A. MtA-Ntox Itecclrrr 0r3V-U
rur-uiint to the iwiwer veitled In tlw lxnrd of
riimiuis'imiera of the county of ed Irk and tato
or lana, by aection one tl) of "an act to pro
tide for I hi? regulation of the running at larx" of
anliiiat. It U btiitiy onlenti by eald Ixianl
that linrteji, mulea, uam, raltU, liiK. heep and
K'oaH olull not be alloneil to nm at larjce Milhln
the tmiiiid-i of.ald county of edirltk. In theUatti
nf Kiiiisa..; and In piir.iiinre ofneetioii two n) of
Haid art, It U ben by ordered by aaid lioard. that
tliii order ehall lie entereil u.ii ttie rerorda of th
aaid board of romiiiUaioiier, nod that the aam
ahall beptlbll'hnl III n ltettaMiper pnbll.linl In
Hald county for four (i) ronwciillre nrrka next
after raid ilitn nhall harebren maiie
ThU ordi r nhall take i OVd and be Iu full f..rce
from an alter due bnl proof of ueh piililiralinii .
The riivililtlmi pjed by Mild lumrd uf coiiiml.
iouerii, rrlatliiK to the ninnliiK at lurirr of aul
mat, on the .lib day of prll A 1 171, a pub
li.bt d ia In ri b rei liided
Ione at Wichita, thiaUth day or prll. l
ljTi. Mil, II 'Ktill.N.
Chiirmun ll'd ( o (i.iu'.
KllKD &II1TTM-H, Giinitr flerk
U. S. Revenue Tax.
I mllkctou' Orrn r., lUiinu t oe Kaa, )
I.r.j km iiimi, April so, l(Ci 5
Tho a.eMtnent llt of lnrome tax for l!w year
endinfr Decrm1ier.il, 171 . and of atrelal tax tnr
Ue year enillhif 3lay I, I. 1, haa hern placed In
my hand by the A"m unt of Interiinl Itrtenue lir
the IlUtrlet of KanA.f and the aunie ) due and
pa able fur the Oimit) of !nm lek to Drpuly I'
j '(.ollectnr M U Klieafor, at lliirliiigtim, on
or brr.ire .1I) J). 1-7.'
ToeiK.h 4.- .-iiu ut ruiulnln? unpaid on tli
.iith day or Mar, l-Ci, tli-re will be a-l.le.1 a fi-eof
tuiut) cent, fur "ibnuiKt notice," and to each
H'-wn-inent unpaid on tin- li day of May-, 17J.
uill ! added a iwnalM of lire iter cent , trblrh
paid tietulty will b-rollerled with and a part of
Ihe original ai.mMit
.KO T A.NTIIONV,
O.lUctor llil Ui-r DUtrirtofkau
NOTICE. Kor the ronvenieiire of tax payer, I
Will be at Wichita ou ilx ilth. Ml, tu reeelin
ta-jeiaaaliole. M V 11 .-IIKAfOIt.
ni3-.lt Ixputyl t 4 olleetr
Land Offlce Official Notice
r S Kami Orrxct, I
Wie mr, Kansas, Jlajr ij. bCi i
I'ublic lioltre Uhereb jdirtitlmt nil priif of
settlement uml tliltlvntimi iiimn Osatre Indian
lands, as will as iinxif md r (lie xth setlion nfthr
Ilomesteml vt, filial hntefid and pre-emption,
will be required rentier to !m-ILh brfore lh
Iteirlsler and IJreelrer. or by a clerk duly ap
u(ntrl by thrtn, eept in m only lirr
iekness, dlstaor-, or other (food eaue. would
fntolreexreesite hanUhlp aixl ei-r- ' Ami
In !h exceptions! nw, att'anldavlt will he -Olred'rompatiylii
th-, proof, -t!lnjf forth the
reason of the Bm-nprflranr of tin- applicant
"The flnal affidavit d lh" appllranl mint In alt
ea lie made Iwfole the officer of the Ijttul (f.
fire, except only In ra if yreat Ix-liljr Inllrin
itr " ThenrnlalioiK will bentrlrtly rnforre
from and after t)il date
W, ,V Siuxxoy, Itreelter
X 4 J.kxu Orrtrg,
Wli JUT A, Kano, May 1. V,t
Comi Inlnt tutTliijf bei etiterl Ibla n!Br by
A'l; llrmmmn Ih.1 or lUIUy tor l.ieliii
ln hl bwioeetewl entry So V1J ll-tl Jnnuiiry
51, liCI, ill-. n fbeea.r halfof l.e ujlhHer ftiir
t r of Ttf(m It, ronhlp SIouth, runStut,
iii Itiitler ronnty, Ko., jlh vjrr ti Hm- ro
relUimn of ld -utrjf lheI.I prtlr. are brebjr
nmmoned to appH- at lhl otsee on lb ih il
ofJuM, K, atfro'ebM-k a m , t rMrtvl arol
furnUh t-tlietiy em-mlM? raiil llry.l mtrmn
dnnnirnt A.M)I!,W AKl., IterUter
W A Murxov, nec'lTr ;n;lo-t
I S I to Orrtf r, I
W( hit. KmiiM, ilay i, r,t
OnipUlntbarlnzbrra raUrtt at !M oBce by
t It TlMifiiw rlr.t Krernwn Y Mnrtl" tor
al.in.l'.nloa- hU honmtno't ratrr iJ7, 4att
Kebruary p. l!l. uim Jh xHjtLwr.i -raarfr f
u-etinn W. toieB-blp It toutlt, ranirr t - la
llartir eoonty, hamu, JU a new Oi lb' eao
clUtion of naiil entry, llie taidjrtln are hereby
uraitoo-d f apar at tb oflfr-,e rh nib day
of Jane, Kl, a! Hlo'ebn-k a at . Vt T"-rful
furni'h letimioy rmrnun il alKynl t4-A-siia'Kt
A.MKKW AKI.V. t'titfr,
W A Mixao. K'-reljer m0-it
f I,tr tnrf-T, I
Whuit, Ko. .Spells. 17 i
l.irciplUM lilny tf-rn tereJ I IKU etlfie Uy
A Trei ajraliw , W -mllb for ai-ateVMuajr
lti brptwil ratry So Ki, rftl Jul IT. 1-CJ.
ojm Uf ourtbext of1-r ot -rtUm ft, tna-Uijj
V. -MOt, raar I t, la fctrwlel t'mttsi, Kao
, K lib a riff to Ur rAtuitllmlUm fcf t.lia 'kitf,
fl. J4 ppti are 7tb inrrtoiJ loat'taf
at h Kec Ua Xt Mb 'lay "t Jot--, IKt. aJ II
.-eUV. m. . U rrptnA mtA finni'b irttiuumj
ttmriniti W mX'trrA t."tirui-ol
AMiKKV AM. tUUHt
W II Kuro. tirtrifrf myS-u
t" f I.frrrtf
ffwum. Kanu, Aptln, U7t (
OxKblaitil brlBjf bTB .Bt-re-l at U.it -t&rt br
Job KraLeftiehnr amlK'l Alt-! IUW Uir m4-
feia zr tlWg St Utn, ll-J yl. . Ja:j,
Km U nan-A jnarJer of tk & qr
Ut mWl tlw XHirii ( fjiutvr f tb MaUt(
qoarVrr of J-O-m It, lrK(Mt)2j S moOt. rair 1
nl, la lrifnn-1. eu.TT, IuiuhIUiiii
Ui tb rancrUatioa bt Ul rairf, fbr aaiijj.
arm berrlvT rczx-JtitfA to myrr at tU &. m
tt I& ly ef Jb t,ii M'lli,Bill
T'eiwo't atei fi.mi.tj Uuhmxij c'ffruSut aald
V A f.o. KelrT w3-4t
" Who Wants a Home?
Ji?t- B. HVJ Jn 1J ft ta-lr4 Urg rr-Ui-h"-
fuU la a SrifbJ-jwrt t tb city, tm tltur,
tnyrlirtthnynH tui4 Unicir uijvs-xt
?sr Sals Chts; fsr Cash cr cs Tt.
Tr r of I -mini i,i4 ttl trxir mprtx.
.lt-tf 4 It .MKWi,
M r am nL
sy -s . gs a
' W a
f $ W.M
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'?"""' i iiwi..M.wijfciai. la.
if-aarrrr "ijtim i-it imamm -rmaaaiaii