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WICHITA, miDAY. MAY 17, 187i.
C1TY.AND COUNTY NEWS.
Lettuce have peas, alo young onions.
The town is now crowded with utrangcrs.
Xo Indian re lies to note this week a ret.
Sec advcrtNemcnt of 1 flooded stock for kale.
arc being built near
rubbish and our gar-
Two new rctaurants
We don't like spring
di tiers know it.
Teas are u"1q,-piii and corn is from six to
eight inencs high hereabout-.
" Iloth ri ers are considerably s ollcn, owing
to heavy rains for the past week.
Yellow butter and ricli cream are result, of
the green lie Ids and pastures new.
'?cnd over your boatl" "was a familiar cry
tin Main street during the pat week.
Fort -four passenger arrived on the CM
ti.iiu to Wichita, Iat Saturday night. .
house? that crow d that th.oroiizhr.irp, is that
ceral branches orbusinc-s are overdone in
"Wichita. When Micccs,icly informed to the
contrary by those of whom they iniuire thcy
aro apt to look incredulous. The trouble w ith
suth is that their erroneous conclusions tome
of the lack of a proper appreciation of our surrounding-.
That hundred:) of thousands of
dollars 'could be profitably invetcd in the trade
of a place not yet two jearn old, surrounded
bj a county the settlements ot which arc- equally
new, appears to stump them. Yet the propo
sition i a truth. Our business men say that
trade i, lively and their transactions cash; the
appearance of our strc-t- attest the validity of
the declaration, and our bankers books and
statements show thatjhe money isactually de
posited. This country is big. It is more va-t
than i readily comprehended. For an erea of
fort) bj one hundred miles square, at least,
which area is being held, owned and cultiva
ted by settler almost cxclusiv civ, Wichita is
t the chief trading toiiit, holdhi" the io-i(ion
without a rival or a struggle. In addition
other points of les pretentions are tributary
to her, which points ate in turn surrounded
by country settled in the same way. The
Two nephews or AVm: Gruffenstcin amved , , ' " ""-" "r"eauoi we ion au ".
In ro thi. week direct from Grnnai.v. 1 "'" Vf1??' ' , t0.BB f fr'n W t0
j 8000 inhabitants. In the lines of lumber, heav v
From flay to centy arrivals per day is the jjroctrie, anlgeiieraloutiittingetabli-hmcnts
aeragchere since the railroad has reached us. Wichita is the best wholesale point in Kansas
this niomont, if wc except Atchion and Leav
enworth. Xo one need fear that business in
We mut hav e a steam fire engine here. It
would pay for itself in the way of insurance in
a j ear.
Wichita will be
1 time to come..
at lea't for some
uiiui imamiiio oi usn aic runningim me i
Little ri er from the Big Arkansas, owing to Wichita has within its corpoi ate limits the
high Water. . , material for a first-oh,s military company. Phe
The fcticlo.. jn!, licr .j,.utinW :m ( Ts I co"1'1 "'tsT. according to the" regi-ter "of the
out of that cov. old-Ume resort "loann- at I ,n""1 Aunrnct here, ovcra bundled eter-
the garden gate.' an. and could othcer the men if the dtj's
- ' i salutations on the street are correct title
Steele & Smith report real estate sale on j with colonels down to eighth corporal; and if
Thursday b their Jinn to the amount of near- our ear sight i good, w e h e a ireneral amoii"
ly four thouand-d6llars. j us for a captain. Wind the life and pound the
drum; let s get up a real live military compa
-T. A. Mclh anc, thu. clerk of district court,
furnishes this week a lto of cases Uipocd of
up to time of going to pre.
We arc expecting a job pi inter this week,
when wc will be. -able to turn out a fine job ,
w ork a, is done am w here iu the state.
Judge Williams, of Junction City, brought
111, lli'!lil-llfht In nllp ntllo loJnnlir TT lc
an'old and ahvays w elepmed ?ciuain"tancc. i ,Mst nny bands in the United State sCn ice.
- Ormiii7i in oniiiTinttmi m Itl. 1 n .. .:ittnH..
m Compam "A" Xo. 1 that will be an hon-
j or to the state, and .its boast. This can be
none, and we on the frontier, for numerous
reasons, need a track military organization.
A bras, iun,i js jM procc? of formation. Tts
pi oposcd leader lias been firt w ind for numer
ous bands, and has a twenty) cars' experience.
He w as leader throughout the w ar in one of the
The stock jards are nearly completed, ami
Col. Ilitt, well known at Abiltne and Xcwton,
will be hero in a few days to superintend them.
There is no meat market in Wichita, but I
there is a sw cet fortune, wait ing a cry patiently I
here for some knight or the clea er to come
and clca e tO;
Wc are pained to anuounccthe death ntMr.
I)a11ington,-agent of the Cheycnnes -nnd-Ar-rapahoes.
He died at that agency, last week,
of brain fecr.
IJe. A. 31. Avcriil, pastor of tlie UaptUt
church at Emporia, will preach at the Presby
terian church in Wichfta li&xt Sabbath morn
ing and e cuing.
G. II. English, of Lea enworth, brother of
ourtowiisinan,X. A. English, is payiug'thi,
l)lace a isit. He says w c ha e the best town
in the state. He's right.
Do not be backward about coming forward
to subscribe for the E ifil.n. Wc arc too mod
est to gi c it the praise it merits, but you all
know yourseh cs how it is.
The long bonis arc draw ing near to u, and
s-oon long stock trains will be drawing them
away from us. Wc think the above is about
the best thing we etor read.
A newsboy fell between the platforms of two
car of the mixed train, while under motion,
between here and Topoka, one day thi, week,
and came out -.vithout a scratch.
A disgusted street sprinkler left here last
week on the construction train, lie aid tlio
only tso ho could put his wagons to would be
for mud cart, and that didn't piy.
Upon the fourth page or this paper w ill be
found a a aluable agricultural fable which we
publish for the benefit of our farmer cubscri
bers, who would do well to preserve it.
One can now take the car, at Wichita one
morning :jpdbe in St. Loui, the next morning
and in Chicago the evening following. Wc
ale now w ithin the bounds or civ ilization.
The ram has been here Tor a w cek and did
not confine itseir to tlio roof, but went all
through several houses that wo know of. Itain
teaselcs., no paths, no over the way because
Tiie Green l'ront adhering to "has if have
received the first car load or alt and the first
tar load ortlour ever shipped into Wichita by
rail. This1 i oneorthemost enterprising firms
in the South est.
3Ir. Hum, of Victoria county, Texas, who
has a large herd of cattle on tlie Xenclscah, is
in town miking airangemcnts for shipping his
cattle. He ways the rango below" hens is all
that could be desired.
The v otc in Uutler county on the railroad
bond proposition comes off to-morrow. But
for the fear or getting our talons iu where,
they arc not wnutcd-wc would express the
wish that the proposition might earn-.
Some Tanners maintain that planting 1 ite
potatoes between the 1st and Kith of Juno in
sures a better crop, a finer potato, and i a
sure guaranty against second growth.
ThcCrst impression wiriumajority fn-. DistricfJConrtin Sedgwick.
mrtt-fc ifTnt ftirttr 1it v"iTVo1 tTii-iti.fti Afot -
. ."'ji a.. .i - .., - J3ib following is the iipo!Uon of cases on
strppt and Inoknd into the. Kpnrs of l,ii.inp -mi -. - -r r r j -i
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,. r . ., -- uockCi ::i iuu ui-uict iuim suun jigjv. -u
ttjhiiU proceedings up to the day we issue:
177 State of Kansas s. Jo. Gn-cil; SIus for
plaintiff. Certified to Han ev county.
1S3 State of Kan-as Vs. Tho. Pjhner;&Ius for
plantilf. Iteiognizaiice forfeited.
191 state of Kama, v . E. II. Brow ne: Slu-s for
ilaintitr. l'arsons for defendant. Dis-
missednt cot of proscctitiiig w itness.
lfi. Mate oHCs-a-a v731. A'.nusscllrluss f0f
ltKJ State or Ivansa, e. Geo. Kirby; Sluss ror
phintiiV, Tucker for defendant. Kecogni-
zance or defendant rorfeited.
liiS State of Kansas vs. J. H. 3IcDonaid and
Andrew 3IcLcllan; SUlss foriilaintiff. Con
tinued.. 207 Stateof Kansas r. Andy Xorthop: Sluss
for plaintitl", Tucker for defendant. Kecog-
210 State of Ivan..s v s. Aline S. Wav; Slus, for
plaintiff. Jur trial: verdict, ''notguilty.''
2JjState of Kanas vs.B. y. Iarson; .slus, for
plaintiff, Tiickcrfor defcnd.int. 1'ine $100
07 Fritz Fladcr v. Einil Werner; Bildwin
Tor pliiutiff, Sluss rorderendant. Iimi
71 II. E. VanDnen v.s. Einil Werner; Itald
win Tor plaintiff, Sluss ror defendant. Dis
missed at co-t orplaintlff.
108 John A. Sroure v -. John S. Doohttle; Slu-s
Tor plaintiff, Wood Tor defendant. Contin
ued to next term.
110 Win. Ilu-hvs Thomas B. Biggs; Hura &
Kilpatrick ror plaintiff, Sluss rorderendant.
i Tc2I"iJ: 6iH X F 7- C
1G3 Ja. A. 3Iosman v . Thomas "VVatklus,
Slus for plaintiff. Judgment or $10" Tor
13C Saml. B. 3Iiller v s. John Sebastian; Bow
man A: Slus Tor plaintiff, Barker for dcrcn
13$ Dr. Lew alien s. Geo. Sharp, ct al; 31c
ullou jh ror plaintiff, Par-ons for defen
dant. Service set aside and case continued.
K3 Long&Gillmanvs. A. A. Packer; Tucker
tor plaintifi. Hackctt and Par-on ror de
100 IIugoKhoda vs. W. X. AValkcr; Uoarke
for plaintiff. Continued.
102 CM'. Hill vs. Geo.E. Clark and 31. It.
Cordeiro. Judgment of $130 for plaintiff.
101 1. II. Holland vs. Henry Dcming; Baldwin
for plaintiff. Continued.
MB 100, 170. John Hawks vs. Duke & Wallace;
Slus, ror plaintiff in the three ca-e,. Cc r-
tificd to Harvcj county.
173 E. Kenton & Co. vs. Geo. Johnson and J.
31. Wainbau-'h; Sluss and 3IcCuiloU!rh for
plaintiff. Tucker for defendants. Compromised.
175 Arthur E. Allen vs. John 3Icaghcr and
John Branham; Parsons for plaintiff. Com
promised. 170 Cochran, Bittman & Taylor vs. Geo. John
son; SIu.s and 3IcCuIIough for plaintiffs.
.ISO., AVF. Honicr & G. Z. Work vs. George
Jolirt;7jJttldin"and Musslfor ip1ainliff
181 Jas. F. Huinphrevs vs. Edgar P. Hicks;
Hackett for plaintifi, Sauiisbury for de-ren-dant.
187 John Sebatian v . Chas. Hoft; Sluss and
Barker for plaintiff. Certified to Harv cy
101 Wm. Craig and Jo. Wheat vs. Judson
Calkins; Tucker for plaintiffs. Certified to
Harv cy county.
200 H. II. Lindsay, vs. John II. Letts and Tho.
Brew ; ilcCullough for plaintiff. Contin
ued. 202 Shweiter& Davidson s. 3L B.oaii; 3IcCul
lough for plaintiffs. Judgment for plain
tiff. 203 Shweiter & Davidson vs. C. L. Packer:
3rcCulIough for plaintiff. Judgment for
20") Louis Pcpair vs. 3Iattie Calkies; Barker
for plaintiff, Bow man and Johnson for de
rendants. Dismissed at cot or plaintiff.
215 Kansas Insurance Co. v s. nenry E. Kcllogs;
Hcjuingvay aud Slus for plaintiffs. Con
tinued., , '
218 3Ionis:Bottgcr vs.' Einil Werner; Slu,
ami Boarke for plaintitl, Par-ons for de
221 W. H. Wight vs. Jolin Skinner & Brother;
Slus, for defense. Comnromiscd.
131 kc S. Elder vs. Chas. p. Gilbert: Parsons
"-Tor phiutiffSluM for'deretid.HiH' Contin
ued. 190 John Scbistian vs. Chas. Hoff: Barker for
plaintiff, Halliday and John-on for defen
dants. Certified to liar cy county.
22." State v. Leo V. Sd;e. Dismissed at cost
235 State v s. S. If. OhmerL Jury trial; vcr
dkt "not guiltv."
The following attonicv, were admitted ou
certificates to practice at the bar: Jacob 31.
Baldcrston. Albert Emerson, Charles Hatton,
Benjamin II. Fisher, George Salisbury, D. II.
3Iorse. W. It. Kirkpatriek, James L. Dvcr, J.
Barker, George 31. Godfrey.
E. B. Jewctt p is,cd a strict examination in
open eouit and was admitted to practice.
'Tlie last sj) m ofthcfjonjc bridge across the
Arkansas at this point will be put down next
week. Thenivamusthare a bridge celebra
tion. We can celebrate so numerous anc
important arc the improvements made, of late
from now until thelth of July on a newsub
jeet each day, and for the 4th of July w e ca
all rally and hav c a grand combination, and
wind up w ith a brilliant di-play of iron-clad and
fire-work". Will our citizens more iii this
matter? Wc gues not.
Tlie magnificent appearing young stallion o"
3Ir. Ike .Walker, of .Vest Wirfuta, was irei
by the imported thorough-bred Action," his
grand dam was '-Flora Temple," the celebra
ted fast trottimr marc, and his mother was tLc
great American racer ''Black 31arv."sohe is
one of the best blooded horses in Kansas.
Fanners aud stock raicr should remember
thi. 31r. Walker can be found at his stables
in West Wichita.
SnragneDtl3lerrimaclrpTuu. .S wjjg'-.
VVunisutU prints .... .. -.v . 10 it,'
Stark A and Indian head sheetings. 15K
Lannsdale and bleached nnulin. . SH&
I'ncinc extra unbleuchel .. 1C,
Indian head unbleached lbjffttv
Ienims and shirting stripe SO (j 30
Itelihies all wool .10 fo
Flannels, best all wool. ... 70 &
Factory Jeans, best . ... 70 O
Dome-tic Ginghams 10,S6i so
Hoop Skirts.. SW iw
,- GROi KIUKS..VXD I'ltaVISlOXS .
Younic U)miu Tea, ...,. .,d 3). 1 60 i
Organize in conjunction with it a fine military
company; also one company of artillery. Tlie
amis, accoutrements and guns can be procured
on a requisition from Govcnior Harvey. Wc
hope the soldier spirit will rekindle and wake
up this enterprise. .Among us are a large
number or the "flower or the western anny,"
ami many of the catcrn. Why not? A hand
somely uniformed, w ell-drilled militirr com-
f pany and band, besides being often one or the
most useful, i, always tlie proudest boast of a
wide-awake, thriving town.
The Lord's euppcri ill bcsfclcbnitcd (D. V.)
in the Prcsbj tcriari church, on'SabballOray
20, at 11 o'clock a. m. AH persons residing in
this city and the surrounding country desirous
ofuuiting with this ihurch, on the profession
or their raith or by letter, arc rccntctcd to give
their uames to the pastor before the abov e date
and be prcent at the preparatory lecture, to
be held on the Saturday prcv lou, at 3 o'clock
p. in. The importance of christians identify
ing thcniseh es w ith somo organization as soon
as thev come into a new country cannot be too
strongly urged. It is tlie bitter experience of
many to-day that the longer they neglect this
duty the more difficult it becomes to perfonn
it. "Wc trust that all member of this branch
vr the church or Christ who have not as vet
united ith any organization will mail them-
selves or the invitation thus extended to them.
John P. IIakien, Pator.
The fir,t omnibus and regular circus-wagon
baggage tender that e cr crushed the prairie
blades or threw-mud in our thickly crowded
thoroughfares, passed down 3Iain street this
w eekfroiu, the end of tho track. Old settlers,
that class who arc the vanguard to people thq
prairie desert w itli the abodes or men, looked
mad and just began to rcalic the encroach
ments being made upon them by '-tlicin 'ero
high-heeled, fine-haired cusses that bell -ached
at ridin' a mule or mustang a hundred miles
ror ranch grub." Another elas hailed with
open-inouthcU delight and unfeLnied nleam-a
j these indications of tlie presence of that
"iraunchcr of iron mile," the locomotive aud
its thundering cars in the r ar. All hail the
omnibus, the luggage wagon, the drivers or
both, and the horses likewise; all or you hail,
irjou can, and welcome.
The sluice on 3Iain street sliould be filled
up before another hard rain. At any time a
good shower, when its level has been sought
and found, giv c- 3Iain street In many places
the appearance or a double canal, with the
tow-path iu the middle, ir there Was some
prov ision made for drainage it would bo food
for general congratulation. As it is, the w ater
comes, and with it the mud, and both tay un
til smked up by leaky boot, absorbed by
pantaloons, sponged up by trailing drc-stJ
scattered by wagon wheels here a little of it,
there a good ileal of it clinging to all animate
and inanimate things. The Upshot of it all is
that. sooner or later some unfortunate will be
mnd drowned on Main street, then will occur
criminations and recriminations.
31. Emanualjpropnetor orthe ladies Bazar,
has engaged the services or an eastern lady
who i now engaged iu manufacturing all kinds
orhairwork. Wig, switches, ctirl. etc., at
his emporium Of fashion. 70 3rain street. 3Ir.
Emanuel's taste and energy united, will al
wavsguarranty to the ladies ot Wichita that
an tiling in the line of modem toilet will be
IUUU 4UJIUtC. , - -. l -
The wonderful, serio-comlcal, sacred and
profane panorama w ill be opened at the school
house on to-morrow (Saturday) 'evening. This
entertainment is firt-cla, and pocsses a-
stonisbing features, entirely chaste and ha-
ing more merits than a combination -of mo'dem
shows. Bewildering phantasmagoria is one
of its peculiar chanu teristlcs.
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United State, 3IarshaI 31iller, of Lea cn
worth, was in town vestcrday. 3Iany or us
wore delighted with his viit, hut more oru,
delighted vv itli Ids departure. The truth is.
wcall come hcie to get land for ourchilden
and U. S. 3Iarshal, ain't got much or that
Billiard Tables and fixtures for sale, includ
ing pk-turparpulcttc tabic, pool balls and pins,
three sets of billiard balls, qucs, ice box, etc.,
I etc., at a bargain, by D. R. Clemen, at Bur-
lingamc. Thcjsc things arc first-class, taken on
executionand v ill be sold at a bargain. 0-3
The Lawrence & Topeka Coal Company,
miners and dealers in 0agc County Coal, will
fill all orders promptly. D. A. 3Iitchell exclu
sive agent at Wichita. Office with Martin &
Phillip, 3Iain trcct, near Douglas avenus. It
Gotv$'HarryattheAreaIc, and'try ohc of
hi Dolly Vardcn punches. Harry alo makes
tlie famous; sunimcr resort drink, "Saratoga."
Caisd. We would respectfully call the at
tention 1f economists, consumers and pur
chaser, cither at wholesale or retail, to our
new, fresh and complete stock of staple and
fancy dry goods, dress goods, hosiery, trim
mings, boots, hoes, slippers, hats, bonnets,
choice and select family groceries, provisions,
crockery, stone and wooden ware, lining, sid
ing and rootling paper, and general supplies,
which, purchased under tlie favor or long ex
perience and unsurpassed facilities, wc shall
sell to cmh pureliaien below the current mar
ket rale. With the railroad conies a new dis
pcnatlon to Wichlta. 6ur motto shall be
inVill pi Tifil and qutcX ealcs.
ap20.tr - W. C. Wboiwvx.
Gmiiowder .: . . . ,...
Oolong and Japan -
Java old wbtte
RetlnedSusarj-... .t.. ..,..
Crushed and pulverized
Xew Orleans brown
Virginia natural leaf tobacco ,. .
Xavy and grape jnice
Kinecut ,. ., ...,.
ltice- .. ,-v.... .
Cidt r Vinegar. .
White Fish . ,,,.., . ,, ,,.
Oou i ish ... ' .
Dned Ajiples and 1'eaches
Curnints and Blackberries
Caiuiel l'eoches . . .
Canned Cherries and btravvberries
PricsOxai Among-theJhundred; who 'dai
i) drop down upon Wichita i, a fair sprink
ling or former acquaintances who imariably
call around to incpiire after the prosperity or
the E ;lk. Tesfcrday morning w e w ere sur
prised at tho nppcaraiKO of John Fletcher and
njC.ruil n.H'.i . i. ?Ji: Oyster
a. ...,-...., u. ui-j, .., e.u-, jiist Lowers UDdSartmefc
stucK out at tiie appearance of the surround
ing, in thi, pert busy little city. , ,
Some miserable galoot ha stolen 3Ir. James
G. Hope's s( tter dog, for the return or which
3Ir. 11. will pay a liberal reward. He is a
largei7cd animal, brown, and white, with
leather collar on which was attached some tax
tags and a bra, pidlock. Tho dog w a raised
by3Ir. Hope, and ha been a favorite or his
w ife and child for year, and he i v cry an v
ious for thatre.Wn'to recover him.
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Potatoes . . . .
Kerosene OU .
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Clioice beefsteak.. . . . 12li&
Boast. 10 $
Fresh l'ork . . 2iHt
cTlickens .. . 40 (A
Turkeys ...,,, looig
Xative Walnut and Oak, fl M
soft vood . . . .
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Calves, spring 400
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Fred. A. So ers. is a;jcnt for the I'hcjcni v In
surance Company, orllartford. Conn., and the
State Insurance Company, orHannib.il, Mo.
"Wanted 10,000 fact or Walnut Lumber at
Haywood',;, furniture Stprc, corner Douglas
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knotc the rest.
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I ha cjuet received a large, complete and well
selected otock of Enibroiderir, Jaekonet and
Insertions, Valenciennes, Cluny and Thread
Laces, Marseille Trimmings and Hamburg dg-
The latest styles of Lace Collar and a nill as
sortment of all articles pertaining to ladles' toilet
and fall dres.
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avenue andIain street.
WhicJi, when found, plca,o maVc -a note
Since the ad cut or tho cars here the Mage
has ceased to run between Wichita and Xcw
ton, and the Mage force withdrawn has been
put on the other routes to form a daily line
between here and the towns south and west
A. F. Horner, or Topeka. and 1). A. Mitcli
fll. or Wichita, arc both going to engage in the
shipment and sale or Oago coal at this point.
They arc each, i-cparately and on his own
boot, Cftablishlng large coal vards near the
Dolly Vardcn saddles is bringing it do 11
iretty hue, but Garrison ah ays does, iu his
w ort. Holly Varden needed a i-addlc, for it is
a hobby well ridden, still there arc those who'
would like to ride one or these ainc Dolly
Tlie line Canadian stallion, Prince, ow ned
shy Mr. Charles .Tetinison, or Wct Wichita, is
Mtccn and a half hands high and weighs four
teen hundred pound. He is a beautiful dark
bay. sired by one orthe best blooded English
A tranfor company ha been established by
Kd. Hav den. He will do the hauling for mer
chant and business men, pay the freight, and
collect on delivery or goods. Thi, will bo a
prf-at convenience, and have a great deal or
time to them. I
A sad accident berdl the ofily chuM of Mr.
and 31r. Charles Cae on Safnrday Iast' Mr,.
Case was shopping, and vent into a store for
the purpose or making a purchase, lea ing the
little baby in its carriage on the sidewalk,
when the wind Marted it and ran it ofl close
to the heels or a team hitched to a post in front
orthe store. The horses became frightened,
and in plunging and kicking .Mnuk. tlio baby
carriage and Its little occupant oral times
before it could be rescued. The child is re-
ported so seriously hurt as to be be oml recov
ery. This is indeed mournful, and a bereave
ment Tailing tho more heavily upon the parents
from the child's being almost idolircd b them.
We hope, in all sincerity, the little sufferer
may v et reco cr.
The Diamond Front throw, domi the
gauntlet and challenges comparison as to
prices and quality or groceries. ' it
Kok S vt.E A good Fire-Proof &afe, at cost.
Inquire or 1-tf Steklk .t Smith.
IMack t Xi.on ar6 determined to sdi gro
ceries ,t, low- down as they can be bought any
A grand calico ball will be given at the
school houc, Tuesday evening. May 21st,
which promises to eclipse an) thing in the way
or a dance, foast or frolic yet ottered to the
lo ers or the art terpsclchorean. Hut mind j ou.
it is to be first class In c ery particular. KaccI
lentrjjfrcshmcnts wiilbc ntrnishrd onUic first
floor.; We iirivrpart or tht pMgrntmirri We
don't know-why we do it, but we do: Quad
rilles, ltailroad, Dolly Varden, Heathen Chi
nee, Prove "cm up, and Kmpire Houe. Pchot-tiw-Jio.
Dutch Bill, Old Straw berries. Waltzes,
On Your Ear, Old Peaches. And so on until
'thcsbaA i broken over.''
Upon vour arrival at Wielntatop at tlie,
Southern Hotel. Best bed, and sets' the best
tible in the city. $2 per day. Single meals 30
cents, lodging r0 cent. .' Y ,i j.(r
H. H. LINDSAY,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
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BXJSIlBSS J3TJD BSEEEBESnT--3iiOTSF
I - r A -LT" IX-tTHEiCITV. OF-WICHITA,
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In all new raritties ami patterns on hand or mail'
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.Na 77 Kain Stmt
FOB S-A.LE iOB BE2STT!
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Several Tracts or Ijind, or five, ten and twenty acrca each, near and adjoining town,
lenient for residences, and at reasonable prices; k
All week the street in front or thq Diamond
Grocery has been crowded with teams, un
loading fresh supplies. it
DRY COODS, ETC
A familv named Dewing, Iiing north or
town on Big rher. consisting crtic member,
were knocked over and badly vcartil by a
freak or the lightning dining the heavy tliun- ' house bcingeteni c jobber and importer
tier norm 01 last night. c are- gUd nothing bnv for cash and are
sci ions resulted from it.
Mr. C. F. Gilbert ha just had surveyed,
platted, and recorded an addition to Wlchi-
j ta. It consists or forty acres and adjoin town
1 on the northeast, and lav s high and drj and is
in even- way a very desirable location indeed.
Wc have no doubt these lot, which are nearly
one hundred and fifty fret square each, v ill be
eagerly sought alter by parties desiring homes
outside the dut and eonftision or the lower
I town. Mr. Gilbert is one or our citj's most
rarnet. enterprising and valued voting men,
a citicn in the AlIIeM ene, who never lose
an opportunity to lend his intlucnc", time or
money for the material advancement or his
One of the largest and mot cMeni e w hole
sale dry good houses "in the west is that cr
Briggs, Saunders & TowiiM'tid. or Leaven
worth City. Here may be round one or the
most complete lines or the above named goods
cv cr offered by any house w est of thrMi,ouri
river. Their assortment is complete, al-o, as
to gents- rurnishlng goods and clothing. Thi
"r rank E. Suttoh. ha im: Shipped His stock;
oTlJoots and shoes td Wichita, lefttis on Wed
nesday for that enterprising city. During his
re.iclcncc here, be made manv friend, who
will mis him in buincss relations, and who
regret that circumstances have induced him to
lea our city. They vv Mi him ucces (for
incife is no one more cicerving) anil recom
mend him to the citizens or Wichita.'' Olathr
Mr. Sutton has arrived and may lie found at
the ojd stand ofSchattncr & Short, where he
ill be happv to see all w ho may dcire any
thing in hi line.
THE BEST BXkA.CE
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3rt im Street, .ncqr JDoiigtm) Avenue,
, WICHITA, KaVNSAS.
Y'ux-jiuicing pronipny ano correctly clone. Abstracts furnlhcd to all propertr
bought In our ofllcc free of charge. Alo to all Ian vers and real cutate men doing business
in trcdg-k Countyat reasonable rate.
.tfHUTWIU -J. si'A.V "r
Safcaah ers2 awC lmt& r
' t3Will contract for erecting
kmd. .s-atisfaction guaranteed.
buildings of all
S Jje. nbJiivrnTs'oX,K;'
caVs,5 i:' m $ -
We congratulate ourselves on being able to
announce through our advertising columns
this week the establishment here or that ex
tensive and popularly known lumber linn cr
Shellabargcr & Leldigh. They purpose put
ting iii this market .1 stock unequalled any
where in the west as to magnitude and v'loice.
Tliey will not be undersold and never unup
plicd vv ith anything in their line. AH lumber
sold in the city w ill be dc liv crcd by them. See '
their advertisement on the s,.Houd page and
dip it Tor ruture- rcforence.
j A meeting or cinrenswa, held at the court
room, on Tuesday evening last, to take into
1 consideration the damaging and untmthnil re
ports put m circulation by the TojH.-ka CW
Tlie claims, some tweheor
fifteen, that were proved up last winter by a
party of sharks, wcro the foundation for this
Is at the Cheap Place,
CORNER OF SECOND MAIN STREET;?,
CONTRACTOR '8 'BDTLDER,
WE HAVE 100,000 ACRES OF LAND FOR SALE
west fc iszjLisn:
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GARDEN CITY CUVVKRSD
ItqCKFOKD SKINNER I'LOW 1
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th' Count i't nf Sr.lirirl,
Stnuvr, Marion, Coirl'y 'and TmIt.
Fish Srothtrs' Wafdui
BUCKEYE AND WOOD'S MOWERS
SbopNa-41 lfaia-Stwe : .
Call and ce them If yen do not luy.
c-t yi a c-nt.
It will not
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titles to nitr lands.
OurMottois: Live and Let Live!"
Al.unodo coats, pants and vests arc to lie or
the Dolly "Vardcn tvpe. Gentlemen will ap
pear on our streets, inallprobabillty.bcdecked
with these lounge cloth and habiliments or
big flowered damask curtain stuff. Oh! oh!
w ill we stand It i Can vv e ?
rumor. The panics are now iu the Tmirtn
re thus enabled to sell as jiil. ami if the grand jur do their nart web r
low as any house in Chicago or St. Louis. s,-n. and truly the law- will not have been swerved.
ingai.o tiie eiiuerencc m freight, and arc offer- '
Ing to the trade- IromMissouri to. the Cherokee
Keycs Seldon have had a tvvcntyyears ex
perience In railro id construction, as was elcm- '
oiistrntiil AV7.ilu..,ilt In 1 1. .. n.. .1 . )
......vMj tut; tt.it im-t suing
track from the corporation line to the head of
Douglas avenue. They are lav ing the track,
al-o, between Atchion and Topeka.
Tlie Empire House j, provided with ocean
Kta4Ttwlt ltA vs.av.ur.,... - l. ft 1 . , .
. nation unheard-of barrains. iv.-ilrr, o.m ""'"-" "" v-'- "? iju.t uui
1 note this. 1 or,ilc'm- Th." i to provide asainst sHr, a ,
j din- calamity as a guest' stepping off the he- ,
Mesrs. McClure, t Smith, among the biglum- tel platform and getting drowned in Main i
I ber dealers in the west, arrived here ester- street. We aid the hall wa, full of life pre- (
day. The iaimeiise stock of lumber jut pur- ' ?cr ers; we will add, or something that looked
! chased by the firm of McCluro Jfc Co. is now I little like them. j
roiling in the direction of Wichita lroni the I
IIIXLS sfc KRAMER.
79 Jfm'n Street, lllchita.
WICHITA, - I T-32-KANSAS.
Mr , - r
SCHWEITZER & DAVIDSON,
CONTRACTORS AND - BUILDERS !
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Also liaTo UieonlyMidtomplctc wt of abstracts of Utlc to rcaKccfat- in $r.lgwlrk
Wc are daily receiving bargain In Land and Town Tropcrty. Von may not find what
may suit, but examine our list Us-morrow. '
All parties wi-hlng to look at any property on our Ht will Im shown ttof- same rrec of
StTsira acres bottom land, adjoining the Arkansas river, two and a half miles from tM
city. Price f!0 per acre.
Xo. 24.V-W acres, one and three-quarter miles from this city. Price ttOO.
Xo. UWi-Oli 1 acres of tine bottom land, on the LltUe Mk-tu .river, with jwher.widilx.iit
p,'m worth orimprovemenu, adjoining the town of Hamilton, on the Wichita A
.uthwwU-nilUilroaci, fourteen mile from UiU city. This pier.- U on- of
the finest rtockfcrmriat)iiertioii of country. Price f!5 per acre. Trnnmde
Xo. 271-10 acre lttom huHLwItii Bvit water running through, onc-elghth of a mile from
this city. Price 3. per acre.
I Xo. 27&-I0 a.T of land yolnIng this dly. Price MS per acre.
Xo. 27 10 acrcii or land adjoining thit dty. I'riee fO) per acre.
Xo. 247-1W acres ivittom Unci, with fiO acres of Umber, 18 1-2 acre, under eultl ration, about
.l fruJUf 1 " Xxrl two mlW trom n Vvmr thrutn mile from tfaU ritr.
Yrlce MfiO; f350 due SpttnlKT 1, 1872. , i
Xo. 24 ) acre of fine bottom land, about 100 acres of timber, prmripallr oak and walnut
and about 100 acre under cultivation, rood buildings: one mile from EJ Pa-'
thirteen mllea from thla city. Prict 15 jr aere. '
Xo. -1flO acres of bottom bnd. on the Littte Arkansas river, two miles from thi dtr. with
M acre under cultivation and 100 arre titular ,-i lr. r. -.
Terms. l.ono down, foOO in Ax months, and ! in tweltc nvnth: deferred
payments drawing 12 per cent, per year. '
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t.t .-.-- ' JCo' 13'" lttra land, three and a half mile from this dtr.
IlLlADS", f 1,1M down, ftxiXS December 31, 1KT2.
1 Xo. lXr-AUt acres eecond bottom land, file mlto from th! dty. Tola pUv U a to'
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crcat lakes. The .-,! fir,,, i. ,, .i- I . " " are '" ,u" wnase . '"' " e
-v, .! ..... ... 1 . . . 1 been for
vuuaiious uj luc prescniation ot a
MEALS AT ALL HOURS.
W. W. Pagan, .Wrt. Superintendent or the
A. T. & S. F. 11. R., came in 011 tiie first train
to Wichita. Ir. F. is one orthe railro-d men
orthe west, practical and thorough, being ra
nilharwith c erj thing pertainingto thebuil.I-
1tii nil snit... :i . .. . I
... .... ,.,....., i-.iiiroaiis,iroiiianesiimaic ' milk can in our c'tv now.
v..ucuu:timiiiinlollic holding orthe son
uKiMiisiong 01 a iigiitiung cvpres engine.
Jlr.l'agan expressed himself as well pleased
villi tin to 11 andvallcv.
inii fiinj, lmt , .. r,;i) .w..i :.
beautiful ' ..... . .,.: ,.,...' ... ,: ' ""-""
,.,.1 o.,,,..,,;-) . .... . , -,u" " "s lyiuigv- ousinc-s wic IinileHl Per- "i ioani, . cm rs-r week
and appropriate sanctum ornament consi,tiii! .. ...... . . . .i n-si- j ii-,--'., ,....
of an easlc. three feet fm, ,i t .t u-,-Z '""" wn "twwnl negated prairie flow-
in its Mon, three arrows, a Shield, oliv'e leaf ! Tr tbll r,''fnf., tho,dr mani
and flag, the whole cut out ofpine and dabor- ' ln0on and vo fltn , H J ,t "?" f ' 3plM,n C E' DaTT0-V
Mel. n!.!nt...i n,,.i i..... ,- ... . ,nonandyougUmpcthclcautIesofour.ur-
gentleman that their gift is "highly appreciated. rol!ml,n ! StcdicldSTS MeefegWicMta &&&-
"' i All il.nv .imil-si- fftvtn .iv .. : t.. a,i I..H T-5
EiVlit 1.1U nn ,.....! r :..,.. .,. " " 7 .." """ "-"-".', iv ' WWJ -aa.
"- v ....uv iiwuium uiiicrcui i nilTOOCr ornnvliMT,in-pn. 1. ..,m.,.-; i:t..
IxxlinK, 4VI.CU jitr eek.
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... -if imu u- utnijink n MJna; unie. 1 or term apply at or ofBcr.
-.tW acre orecond Ixrttotn, ten mllen from thU dty. PrieefltK). Term. made Terr
Xo. 130330 acre -cind bottom, fire mi from O.U dty. Vric &K
Xo. ITS S20 acres floe bottom Und, evf nteen niie from this dtr. two mile fronj rjear Wa-
-ca- ' -- -L -& I Wl 1) cre, half first bottom, balanne aetrmdittom. irltli rood MriiBr water nranlnr
uirouga. tour an.1 a naif miiearrom thi dty. Price ffl.
X. 13 190 acre HxumX bvuosa, ire tuH from thi dtr. I'riee .
; Xo. ISJ HI acre fine Ntora, with 70 re gr-I tlmlr. about 3) vtm sruUr niJtiTatbun.
s-" ""; if enure m- hott Knee, eulieen mite from thi titr and
on and a half mite from Clear Water. Price V-
ne? ii- j., j-. ua!
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.Tfy jSootcssorto V. TiMnlen,
MTholnalr IVaJers In
Ohc I ohe: John-
it almost busts a ves,el In our head:'' A
year ago we sighed for a milk wagon. We
then had to buy milk (and colic) concen
trated iu tin can. Ai.d this js process.
rcrc hj.mme.riii" linin- The anmul milvn!? of !h..-ii.i.i., -.i.-
carrv ing and raising about the depot buiMImj tTSrklSSr I
ami water tank. Roth arc aining hap J bustne that may leui, rime itoirtkr
and f,,t approaching completion. ItteMwrt- TofedtliKV '
cd the tuiWiing touches will Ik; tnadeb to- cltv .f Tteka, van.. fj3 Thnrdar?VliT jih
W iehitx, Kais, -April ,, i jJ
lire in makls invcMtssenu for panic at a 2Cace carefuBr aeiert aal
K3I P O II I A ,
We hare the Urrrrt sn4 aovtrariet llatof faI of aay azeney is tlx SttJiwe" roiwlrf-1
ing fcr nrcr one hundred Improre: farms a-f IMflm acre, of itBimprwTed i BSrere , J
lArirbl..; j v M.WS..S .ruHura m reeia Ua.
VV c make a r
JoM in InihedrrV ' HJs f dwfcr bM. a ,!, rerf4ece
Tbealyve list I but'a rauE sortlon nfth nrnr v lur.iui. --. . i
SrBewtrrrycUy. , U .-.-v 7-r.. -t e rwi.j
ICb et pml..l altat ' V. f .. . r . .a. ai 1
trai to real cute in ."sedjrwick coosty. wwv n in ab
AND flTOGAMAX EEt.,f ;
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