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wichita, Thursday, dec. vj. i$:i.
CiTY AND COUNTY NEWS.
Mr. Harris i putting
up ten hundred tons
Farmer Doolittle playfully liaiullc-tliu Wich
ita P. M. till-, will;.
j Extended imtos were taken of tlic musical
I and dramatical cntertaiament, given at tin;
' Ris!u Hall la-t Friday night for thn benefit of
the Presbyterian church, but owing to the
trowded state of our inidc page- we cannot
give the highly successful entertainment other
than a passing notire. The audience was
large and in the best of humor; the acting wa
, good and was applauded to the echo. Mark
Twain could hardly ha c suppressed a smile
Twenty-eight new .sub-cribcrs have been
added to the Eagle's lit within the past
week, and every one but one are residents of
this vallcv . and all but two go to families re
siding outside of town, ffc cannot express in
print to our friends the gratiSeation and en
couragement that such evidences of apprecia
tion give Us. Wc can otdy promi-c to re
double ourcffortu to give our farmer, mechan
ics and bu-iness men of this vallcv a local
Martin, Philip & Co. hae made sonic good !
sale.", this week, of citv lot-.
at the rendition of the "Foreign Guide," and journal that will repay ten-fold their couti
tlie dramatization ot his Chri-!o Colombo, deuce and patronage.
Hyde, Hromvvcl! and Miss Pittenger have all
become acceptable st:lr.s, and may KuVly count .
Two cases of the rppi-hippootic were an
nounced in Wichita last evening.
Col. McDoirjal. of'Iopcka, was in attend
ance during the present court week.
John Allison, live miles above town, is the
owner of a choice lot of pure Chester White
.1. W. iSraiitham, esij., ;lI1(j -. j;. Parkinson,
csi., were ailmitled to practice luring the
present term of court.
The Masonic Mippcr and dance spoken of
Ia't week will occur on the 27th, instead of the
20th, as we bad it before.
The proceedings of the last meeting of tin-
board or commissioner, published elsewhere, ,
will be found interesting. j
j on having an invitation to fisurc in every am
i atcur entertainment hereafter gotten up. The
musical part of the entertainment was a dc
; cided improvement, in some respects, upon
. anvthing that we have yet heard in this city.
Mrs-. J. JJ. Davis, o( Augu-ta, who pos-esse a
pure, clear soprano voice, was encored in all
, her solo., while Mrs. Dr. Hendrickson, in her
piano io'lo. was no less admired and encored, j
, Mr. Simmons and Mrs. King mother and
daughter ang some beautiful duct", which
were highly appreciated. For the sake of the
fiiu-loviugpoition of our readers wc should
enjoy sketching the ridiculous phase of the
performance, but lack ofspacc forbids.
Correspondence of the Kaclk.
Wichita Public Schools.
Keport for the week ending December 13th.
Uoll of Honor Condition!; 1. Present every
day ''. Never tardy. 3. Good Ic-sons. 4.
Unexceptionable in conduct.
A. W. Saunders
" HOW TO CO East." T.y the Kansas City,
St. Joseph and Burlington route. "Though,
last not least," Is.an adage as true as it is old.
and its truth is again exemplified by Uic com
pletion of the new line to the east via Creston
and Burlington, which, though the lat.may be
called the be.-t route in the west.
The line consists of the Kauas City, .Saint
Joseph and Council Bluffs railroad, with two
daily trains from Kansas, citv, through Atchi
son. Leavenworth and St. Josrnli to the Mi-
j soun state line, there connecting with the
j Burlington route, which leads direct to Chica
go, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, I.oganport and
Columbus through cars are being run to all
This line Is well built, thoroughly equipped
with every modern improvement, including
Pullman's sleeping and dining i-ars, and no-
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CHARLES F; PIERCE & CO.,
CT. IMI- STEELE.
(Successor to Steele & Smith)
Real Estate Broker and Insurance Agent!
Northeast Corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue,
(Opposite the Eagle Block)
WTCIECIT-As., SEDG-WICK COTT-ETTir, KTAJSTS-A-S.
THE OLDEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY IX THE SOUTHWEST:
Below will he found a partial list of lands that I have for sale, and which'is changed racli wick. - Parties wi.-hin:
to examine or purchase lauds will tind a conveyance on hand to any of them, free of charge. All property purchased
Correspondence of the Kaglc.
EniTOit Baulk: Having noticed a notice in
reference to the bridges across Chishohn creek
east of your city, and being personallv Inter
file district court i- in sessjun. Judge Bal- s ested in their being kept in proper repair.
dcrslon informs us that the docket will be shall venture a suggestion, which will meet
cleared by to-morrow uvcninir. ; the approval of moat of the citizens in the
f southeastern portion of Sedgwick county, and
i ir seem to your correspondent ought to meet
the approval ol the board of commissioners.
The lower bridge should be replaced by a
new one without delay, and instead of rebuild
ing upon the old site it should be built unon
Alonzo Dcv ashler,
'Sv kes" i inning some fame and notori
ety in his spicy letters to the Oxford J'rtnau
"Wellington Jlatmtr from thisjilaco.
Owing to an extra number of communica
tions, and a press of matter this week, local
and editorial items have been necessarily cur- ! the section line running eat and west, about
It is proposed to have a genuine, old-fashioned
Chritm:is tree at the M. E. Church, on
Chiistmasevc. Oh, my! won't we little folks
be happy i
We were pleased to receive a call this week
fiom Amos Walton, attorney, of Arkansas
City He vva in our city looking after the
interests of some of his clients.
John C. Dei by, one of Wichita's si.r and
steady young men, started yesterday lor a is
it to Pivnioiith. Luzerne county. Pennsylva
nia. Wish him a pleasant trip.
Mr. 1'eny, of the Hutchison Au. tvul
several days in the City of the Valley this
week. The Seirt i one of the papers, not onlv
of the Southwest, but of the state.
A grand school exhibition will besriven to
morrow night, at Kaalo Hall, by the student of j
the high school of this city, lor the purpose of j
raising luiuls to procure an organ. I
A piivalc letter from Col. St. Clair informs
II" lliat Belle Plaine is alive to her raihoad in- i narv oliservor, while he
1 crests, and that the good people ofthat town
have organized a literary association.
Several oilicials of the A., T. .VS. F. K. It.
paid our town a visit in ?i special train on Tues
day. We acknowledge calls from Mr. Chapin.
road master, and Mr. Fag-.m. assistant super
intendent. Last Saturday and SuikI.iv we thought win
ter had set in sure enough, but at this w I iting
son southern winds have knocked our thoughts
of winter into tin- middle of next week. What
a country. i
The tine fat bucks, wild lurkevs, and other -choice
wild meats being brought into this '
market, causes considerable grumbling among
our butchers. Live prairie thickens are the
latest agony. I
See impoii.iul and interesting communica
tions fro ii Washington, al-o other interesting
correspondence. The Washington letters are
both from residents of this valley one from
Hutchinson and the other from Wichita.
J. M. Iialdei-stou, es.j,, was chosen by the
bar to act as judge pro teni. in the absence of
Judge Campbell. Mr. B. evinced hi ability
and lituess for that high station. Judge
Campbell stalled on Monday nioiuiiig for Lit
tle Bock, Yrkan.ii.
In iiuulliir coliiinii we piilili-h, jy request,
the proposed O-age land bill. Ev erj lew days
we are forwarding to Washington petitions
upon this subject at the reiiu-t of some of our
settlers. ;hiU vve concede tint tbereaie two
sides to the iiuetiou. vet, even thing cKc be
ing eipial, we are lor the settler.
Wc stepped into the ollicc of Di-. Owen V
Medlin this week ;,n, saw a few simple-, of
their skill and abililv one in paiticiilar, in
the form of a cancer, as large a a saucer, ta
ken from the kit breast of II. I.eiihhartt, aiit
i.en of this place. The doctors say the old
man is doing well and recovering rapidly.
an eighth of a mile south of its present loca-
. lion. Perons going east and south must nee
I essarily travel as far south as the section line
before they can go eat. and could travel that
I distance on the west side of the creek just as
easily and quickly as upon the east side. The
prospect now is that it will be a very impor
tant change for the convenience both of Up
town and country people. The erection ol a
I grist mill upon that line makes it appear nc
, cessary for the citizens east to cross the creek
at the place named, or travel an extra mile to
get to or from the mill or the southern part ol
Last Sabbath evening we had the pleasure
of hearing Mr. AVilcoxson in one ol her lec
tures at the school house. The audience was
larg , attentive, and ev ideutly moie than ordi
nal II v interested. The subject was ' The Les
son of the Hour, or the death of Horace Gree
ley." Her estimation of the great journali-t,
his character, hi candidacy, and hi connec
tion with tbehisiory of the country was a true
one. and evidentlv the conclusions of no ordi-
iippreciation of his
IIki.ex M. Fees, Assistant.
Lissa TUCKEH, Teacher.
where else can the passenger so completely , for parties at a distance is carcfullv selected and personally examined. In connection with the real estate" business. I
depend on a speedy, safe and comfortable have an Abstract of Title otlice. showing: all transfers by deed or mortgage, lien, judgments, or defects in title to any
jo- mey. hinds or lots in Sedgwick county, ami therefore guaranty the title to any property purchascdjhioughjhis office. " 1
The Burlington route has admirably answer-' (3f Collecting rents and paying taxes attended to promptly. " j
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cation or an interesting and truthful document
containing a valuable and correct map. which
cau be obtained free of charge by addressing
General Passenger agent B. & M. K. 11. It.,
Burlington. Iowa. 12-tf
r red Kaldvviu,
Lizzie IIigiiay, Teacher.
lite- great work was in language most appro
priate at times truly touching and poetic. At
considerable length she dwelt upon the ellecls
of the mere'iess war of caricature and abuse
waged again-! the sensitive nature of the peo
ple's great champion, declining that Horace
Greeley was as effectually assassinated by the
slabs of the pen and pencil as was Lincoln by
the bullet at the bands uf J. Vv ilkes Uoth.
We have not space to review the lecture at
length, suffice it to sav tlial we were not only
edified but instructed. Hie lectin c again to
night at the school house.
Geo G. Mathews ,fc Co., Xo. 27 -Main street,
have a large and beautilul assortment of
I watches, clocksand jewelry at St. Louis price,
j consisting ofgold and silver ladies' and gentle
men's American and Geneva watchei. A
, complete variety of linger rings, from 10 to
I Is kt-, amethyst, topaz, ruby and cmarald,
itul gems. Ladies line opera lcoutciu and gen
tlemen's light or heavy 14 kt. gold fob chains.
Beautiful articles for holiday presents. Sold
for jut what they are, ami warranted, or the
money returned. Our goods and prices have
given the best satislaction. Come ami tee them.
All articles sold will be engrav ed free. Work
done by the best of workmen and warranted.
Barnes has a good assortment of new goods.
Call and see, and leave your measure for one
of those nobby .suits he gets up. Remember
the old saying, that clothes do not make the
man, but they help the looks of him mightily
after he is made. 15-tf
M. M. Emanuel has procured the alualilc
services of an efficient lady clerk for his popu
lar Bazar, which will be welcome news to many
of his lady customers. Mr. Emanuel is doing
a large business, which is rapidly upon the In
crease. He showed us several orders for line
goods from Hutchinson, Wellington and other
surrounding towns. C-tf
Card. We are receiving a full and com
plete stock ol fall and winter dry goods boots,
shoes, groceries, building paper, etc., etc., or
best makers and qualities, and sell them cheap
for cash or counter pay.
Also, money to loan in sums of 100 or up
ward, by mortgage on real estate.
"t Wit. C. Woodman & Son.
Charley Hill still keeps the little iroti "B"
cigar, which is said to be the finest domestic
cigar in the Wichita market. His imported
cigars are superb. 29-tf
Take jour hides to C. 31. Garrison, the old
est hide buyer in Wichita. ?2.7." Tor buffalo
Dlt. Funi.EV. physician, Maine street, Wich
In connection with the following list .
I have for sale several tracts of laud, '
ranging from 1 to 20 acres, adjacent to '
the city, suitable for suburban rei-.
deuces, and choice residence lots in all
parts of the city. I also have the ex- j
elusive ngencv of several of the best I
business lots in the business center of
the city. Call at my office for infor
mation as to price ami location.
AVe have a large iimmVr of piece of luU
XO. 72 010 acre second bottom; 100 aerei
limlpr iMlllivatlnli- nil Drv rnst l!v-
ii'ig water; 7 mile, from Wichita. ' lu tracU of "lu tV re- i-
Ing the city of Wichita, suitablefor suburban f
residences. ' i
SASH, D002S, BLINDS,. Etc.,
SO. "5 1C0 acres second bottom; southwest,
And now we rise to explain how a whole j
ban el of very choice apples, accompanied by a i
can of ovtei-i. was rolled into our ollicc last I
Saturday morning marked ' free." and to give
our opinion of anv linn that would be guilty I
of Mich an unexpected act. It wa from I
Wheeler Brother-, No. 22 .Main street. The '
poputaiuy ol tin-above hrni is no imtery,
and it is not surprising that they have built up
a Hade that i- aches into the Indian tcrritorv.
Bahrain's in Ci.otiunc,. Having con
cluded to devote my entire tune exclusively
to the dry goods business, not having time to
attend to both branches of husinct, I will offer
my large and well asjoitcd stock of clothing.
j gents' luruisliiiig good-, hats, caps, boots and
I shoes at cost. Persons wanting anything in
I this line will do well to call early in order to
' secure bargains. This is no humbug. Call
I and satisly vour-elves. More one door north
Men of such generous disposition and action ol1' ''"' "Iware store.
will command a big trade anywhere, and we
are glad to know that their groeeiv house is
one of the busiest places to lie found in the
city. Tiiey make apples, butter and choice
groceries a specialty. Their last invoice of
bulter. two and a half ton. caine directly
from New York, and it is sweet and nice.
Don't forget to call upon the Wheelers.
Wichita, Ivan., Dec. 17. Ib72.
We make our bel bow to eouuuisoiicr K.
A. Neeley for a club of ten subscribers from
El Paso. This nearly doubles our sni,.t.-jp.
tioli list at that point, and being names of sub
stantial men. the acquisition is apportiomtclv
prized. Mr. Neely had ju-t received his fall
clock of goods and was let ling in the best of
Wc published funic time since nn account of
the robbery ol M.. M. Emanuel's Bazar, in
which Mr. Karon was implicated. Mr. Baron
called on lis jestcrdaj and informed Us lh:i
the courts had cleared him, and that he was
entirelv Innocent. We aie happv to know
that Mr. Baron is innocent, and gladly make '
the correction. I
The weeKiv JUacoa made Its appearance lasl
wek. Itisaiiuaito in loim. blight in ap
pearance, and in even otlurwav worthy Hie
heads of the genlleuicn who control its col
umns. Both Mr. Sowers anil .Mr. Million are
clear-headed, warm-hearted gentlemen. jiM
the Mamp that wc desire above all others as
cotemporaries and co-laboi ei.
James Dagin-r has bought the lot jut north
of (he Syndicate, on Main street, upon which
he has commenced the erection of a building.
Mr. I), sold out this f.dl a large proportion of
bi real estate. Alter visiting Denison, Tex
as, and Pueblo. Colorado, and other points,
he comes back siti'ticd that Wichita, taken all
in all, is much the best point. Accoidingly he
buv s one of (he choicest lots in town and again
becomes a livture.
The Eagle Baking Powder inanufactorv is
established and is siiccesully running, a lew
miles west Wichita, by A. (5. Peck. He. il
appear. ha taken a claim and i manufactur
ing a baking ponder an article that i said to
be superior to Dooley" or anv other known
manufacturer. The principal kotcK of thi
city, together vv ith several of our leading gro
eerv men, are patronizing Mr. Peck by buv ing
and using his baking powder in prclerence to
While Col. D. M. V. Steuart was loading his
jvagon with lumber at the depot, on Tuesday
evening, his team became frightened at the
iirs and started to run. The colonel, in leap-
jug from the wagon, broke the ostcnioris or '
thigh bone at the lower third. Dr. Owen .V
Medlin were called to set it. Thi morning
t he doctors say he i doing well. We are sor
ry to record thi ad uiMiap. Of eoure the
meeting called for to-night must be postpon
ed. 'I he contract for a semi-weeklv mail from
Wichita to Ft. Sill. Indian territory, via Pond
creek, Shawnee creek. Chev enne agency, Tur
key creek and Wichita agenry, ha been
awarded to Henry Tidale. in in-half or the
.Southwestern stage company. The .icw route
will Ik-put in operation about the middle of
January. There i already a daily mail, by
the same company, from here to Caldwell, v ia
Belle Plaine and Wellington, so that the new
rouic will virtually bo opened up and stocked
south lrom Caldwell.
John M Steeele's team has never failed us
as yet with a local item Thi week wc had
about dispaired of them, but jiisi a we were
going to pre thev came tearing around the
corner. In the rear of the E.vOI.i: otliee. drag,
glng two or three men and upsetting an im
portant row of buildings which happened to
be uninhabited at the time. The la-t we saw
ofthem. one bad found a mare" net. -or other
kind of a hole. Mime six or eight feet deep,
into which In- at down. The other went on i
-.-is ami has probably -piontcl ! this timr.
Kev. J. P. Haisen returned from New York
last Saturday night, looking improved in
health and c.vprc -lug himself a hav ing been
delighted with hi trip. A- to his success
lUMUi-iall- we have nol been informed. We
have been permitted to peep at the plan of the
front elevation of she new church contem
plated by .Mr. Haven's congregation. It is
nol only line, but lather on Hie imposing and
magnificent order. The drawing i from the
linn of Millis ,fc Stem, well known contractors
! of thi place. The estimated cost of the new
building is about $$,m. We wish them ev
ery success, expressing (he hope that the
early spring in iv I'm 1 the mechanic busy at
work upon the new building.
The cry ol "lire!" broke in upon the still
ness of last Sabbath night some time between
I 10 and II o'clock. The calaboose was in
llaiin-s. I lu-r.i wru several prisoners confined
there at Hie time, among them Cha. McWil
liams and Jack Keynolds. who had the day be
fore been sentenced by hi- honor. Judge
Campbell, lor four and live jcar respectively
in the state penitentiary. The officers were
promptly on hand to release and take care of
the prisoners. Tin-night was verv (piict and
the Pioneer hook and ladder company being
promptly on hand ipieueheil the ilamc bv the
time the roof was pailly couumed. The lire
originated lrom the Hue, we believe.
Among the many important improvements
and manufacturing interests secured for our
city, ami which will be built next spring, is
that of a plow factoiy. On last Saturdav .Mr.
J. F. I'ajlor, whoi- connected with KIchards
A.' Co., of Leavenworth, purchased of A. A.
Moore a tract of laud between the Kmpiru
Douse and the liver upon which be will, as
soon a- the 'weather permit, commence the
erection of the Wichita plow taclory. .Mr.
Tav lor could not have ehoen a better point
for such a m inufacturiug interest. Mr. Moore
inform us that Mr. Tav lor will in a short
time make a urvc of the water powers of the
two ricr al Vllls point.
Mr. O. G. Jacob, who ha been for some
time postmaster al Valiev Center, i a consci
entious and faithful officer. He has been go
ing a mile and a half, in the night, for the mail,
nierelv a- a matter ol accommodation to his
neighbors, and we do not want any one to un
derstand that we Id line him personally for the
noii-arriv.dol the Eai.i.i: at that point. He
docs not want the office, ami has made arrange
ments lor another party near the track to take
it. Since dotting the above Mis Allie Mocher
came into our office and informed u that no
pssible blame should attach to Mr. Jacobs,
whom she deems a worthy and faithful ollicer.
For plain or fancy candies, Christmas tovy.
freh oyter, crackers and cakes to order, go
to the City Bakery. 37-i't
Hall's Ojster Kay still continues to be tho
favorite resoitof our citizen in ipiet of bi
Something new at Baldwin's gallery! Im
provements in photography! Background
from original drawing of line interior in Paris,
printed by a newand superior method. Other
backgrounds will be added soon. Alo, just
received, a line, new instrument, made ex-pres-1)
for out-door photography, doing such
work better than any other kind of lens.
I There are many buildings ami residences in
j town that would be grandly beautiful in pho
i tograph. View of such distributed among
eastern Iriends would speak volumes of praise
for the prosperity and enterprise of Wichita,
and would be among the best advertisements
to send abroad. Specimen work of new in
strument and the new background cm be seen
at Baldwin's gallery, mar Douglas avenue,
Wichita. Kansas. Sli-tf
Why. oh ! man, should v our wife and daugh
ter go with wet feet when von can get a good
pair of leather shoe for o.ie dollar? True,
corn i cheap, but doctor stuff isn't, and al
though you may save something by dodging
the shoemaker, you will, ere long, fall into the
hands ol the doctor, and then jour savings and
peace will get away together. Better pay the
shoemaker than the doctor: it cheaper and
everyway more comfortable. Come and ee
! me. at bii Maui street, next door to the Citv
ltakery, and I will hoe von up all round at a
moderate cost. pltS-2 John Siikaiim.vn.
IE3CE3S & GETTO,
STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES,
SUC Alt and MILK,
CHOCOLATE and FIGS,
FLOUJJ and UACOX.
93 Main Street, Wichita, Kansas.
T K I C Jv !: Y B R O T II E Jl S ,
Dealers In Frolt
SCr"Ncar Corner of Third and Main.C9
HOBBS & PITTENGER,
Wholesale anil Kctal Healer in
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS and QUEENSWARE.
Fieth inrcicer of the ChoiWtt Fatnihj Groceriet
'0. 2T.'V lfiS WMOO acrc lirt bottom ; 30 acres
broke ; 2 miles from this city ; north
cast ijuarter of section 5, town 27, I
NO. 2CT 1C0 acres first bottom land, 40 acres
under cultivation, pine house 12x2ri,
good well, 000 peach tree, 2 dozen
box elders, 50 grapes, 200 walnut trees,
5 mi!e from this city. Price 1250.
"0. 268 100 acres first bottom land, IS acre
broke, 3 miles from this city. South
east ouartcr of section 33, town 20, 1
cast. Trice $11 per acre.
MO. 2G! ICO acres first bottom. 12 acres broke,
house 12xH. CJ miles from this city ;
southwest quartei of section 2U, town
28, range 1 east. Trice ISO.
NO. 277 1G0 acres second bottom. 10 acres
broke, with good water, 17 miles lrom
this city, 5 miles from Li Paso. Price
f50. Southeast quarter of section 21,
town 211, range 2 cast.
NO. 27i ICO acre second bottom, with two
good springs, 'J miles from thi city.
Price S.'iO. Southwest quarter of sec
tion 2.i, tow n 27, range 2 east.
NO. 2S1 ICO acre second bottom, a splendid
view of Wichita, 1 miles from this
city. Price 2,000. Southwest quarter
of section 2(J, town 27, 1 cat.
NO. 2S2 1G0 acres first bottom, 10 acres broke,
house 12x14, four miles from this city;
southwest quarter of section 11, town
23, 1 west. Price SSjO.
N0.2C2 Northwest quartcrof section 5, town
ship 27, range 1 west, all bottom land.
7 miles from this citv Price 700.
quarter scctiou 30, township 20, range
2 east; 7 miles from Wichita. Price
NO. 20$ 80 acres first bottom; cast half of j
northeast quarter of section 11, town
ship 23, range 2 west ; 10 acres broke ;
pine house 12x14 ; S miles from Wich
ita. Price $330.
NO. 22- A first rlsr hotel for sale, situated
on the corner of Water street ami
Dcuglas avenue. In the city of Wichi-
ta, being SOxwi," with wing CxhO, i
three storir high, containing tiny-one '
room. This ;hotie. wasbullt thi '
summer, and is doing a j.'ood btiiuc-.
This property can be bought for $13,- j
000, on easy terms. Kor.fullparticu- '
lars please address us. Grond 30x120. !
NO. 27 320 acres first bottom; east half of
section 1, tovvnhip 23, range 1 west;
3J miles from this city. Price $2,000 ;
$1200 cash in hand, jf 00 the 31st of i
December, 1S72, without interest. j
NO. 23y 100 acre ; southwest quarter of ec-
tion 34, tovvnIiip 23, range 3 eat ; 50 j
acres umlcr cultivation: acres under
fence; hedge ronn broke ; pine house
12x14; watered by Eight Mile creek.
Price $1300. I
j We keep the ltrje$t mitl be$t itor?d
stock sj lumber in Wichita.
NO. 22030 acres first bottom laud ; 60 rods !
from this city. Price $40 per acre.
NO. 210 1C0 acres first bottom land, with 10
acres under cultivation ; good houe ;
2 miles from Valley Center, 7 miles
from this city. I 'rice $10 per acre.
NO. 80138 54-100 acres first bottom ; south
west quarter section 33, township 23.
range 1 east ; 20 acres of timber, (
acres under cultivation; two log
houses and stable; eutirc piece under
good fence; 10 miles from this city.
Price $1500; $1,000 cash. $500 in l
months or a year, with Jo per cent,
NO. 2t0 lfiO acres; 23 acres or timber, and '
30 under cultivation; corral of 5 acres '
fenced; watered by Arkansas river; i
3 miles from Wichita. Price $1300; j
one-third cash, and b.itancn to suit i
purchaser, secured on land.
CBTIf you cannot lind anv thing In thce col
umns that suits you call at my oflicc, corner
ofMaiu street and Douglas avenue.
NO. 00 ICO acres first bottom; southeast
quarter section 33. town-hip 27, range
1 cat; 45 acres under cultivation;
pine frame house 12xl(i, with kitchrn;
1J miles from Wichita. Price $2,050.
NO. 92100 acres first bottom; southeast
quarter section 25, township 20, range
1 east ; GO acres good timber; 30 ucres
under cultivation and fence; lienod
log house 14x10, with kitchen; fence
pots set around entire piece ; 15 miles
from this city, 4 miles from Kl Paso.
NO. 112 100 acres second bottom; northeast
quarter section 10, town-hip ', range
2 v est. Price 000.
NO. 291 SO acres ; cat half of southwest
quarter of section 2tl, range 1 cat ;
20 acres in cultivation; hou-e, stable
and pump; 15 miles of Valley Center.
Price $1,000; one-half cash, balaucnin
six months time, seam-..
j Our rxiu-rimca th ptut thr Jw lu npilj
I big the wants f Ntls lrt of Ulr St4te eout in-i
j WrtanslillKlvr in rimmI UrUo ta mir ciu
I !.nir u lu-rrtol.tr?.
Our grulci art- Wf II know n to l the Ut lu tho
Diarki-t. Wc shall stick to our frmWa. and h
to all our oM eiutnnirro.
NO. 292 100 acres; southwest nuartcr of -.-
tion 12, towiiihip 27, range I west ;
choice lai.d; 3 miles from Wichlu. -Price
$10 per acre. t
NO. 231 13; acres ; wct half of ea-t half or
section 13, township 35, ;i west, with
70 acre timber, to ui re uudi-reultiva-tinu
; hou IN.vlM; hedge rows broke
and 1500 pol- and rails with the land;
watered by Hluif creek; 2 mile frum
Caldwell, in .Sunnier county, Kun-.n,
IJV w7J inalelihnal iniueewntt ta elA Ira Jr.
CHAS. F. 1MEKCE & jO.
NO 2C1 1C0 acres ; 12 acres of planted timber,
03 acres under cultivation ; pine frame
house with cellar; milk house 12x4;
hedge rows all around ; good bank
stable; 300 fruit trees; on Chishohn
creek ; good spring creek running
through said land; being the south
east quarter of section 14, townhip2C,
range 1 east, C miles from this city.
We pay cali and liny at the lowest figures,
hrncc vve can offer
Superior Inducements to Customers and Dealers.
For fancy and
shoes, and nice
Cash Dry (lood
Todd .t lioval'.
laple dry good, boot and
holiday presents, go to the
."store of Nixon fc Co., near
t3Oill and fee it.
No charge for pricing our
Wool)-Wanted. 30 cords or hard wood
(oak and walnut) by .John i:tou. Office
Douglas avenue, near depot. 3jt
Ml'.lilC.vi. Notici:. Dr. Moorhead would
say to the cltien of Wichita and vicinity that
he ha opened an ollicc on Main street, near
the United State land olhce and Kmpirc
IIoue. He w ill do a general practice, but ha
made a specially of all chronic diseases for
nearly thirt v vear. Head my advertisement
in full in Wichita Daily Jimeon.
K-tf .1. M. C. MooitllEATi.
For fancy and staph, dry sood. boots and
J shoes, and nice holiday pre-ent-. so to the
1 Cah Dry ftood Store- of Nixon ,t Co., near
Todd .V Koyal'. 3G-tf
Manufacturer uf and dealer In all kinds of
NO. 185 140 acres second bottom; north
half and southwest quarter of section
35, townhlp 20, range 1 east. This
body commands a beautiful view of
the city of Wichita, and is a full tract
of No. 1 land. Six miles fioui this
city. Price 2,400.
NO. 200100 acres first bottom; southeast
quarter section 8, township 27, range
1 west. Price t-00.
NO. 205 100 acres; northeast quarter of -ee-
tion 23, township 20, range 2 rat ; 15 I
aires under cultivation. Price $000.
NO. 200 Kat half ofnorthcat quarter 01 see- I
tion 20, township 2C, range 2 eat, con- j
tainingN) acres. Price $.150. 1
SHELLABA20SB & LEIDICHI,
Wlmlctala and rUll
NO. 207 120 acres, being cast half and south- t
vvet quarter of southeast quarter of'
section 24, township 23, range 1 i-at ; j
2 miles lrom Kl Pa-o and 3 miles fi-oin
Wichita. Price $525. )
Keep the Urge.t ilwek of
NO. 30147 51-100 acres first bottom ; 12 acres
or timber on tho Arkansas river; 27J
acres bndcr cultivation; house 14x20;
3 miles from Park City. Price 2.000.
IMPIJOVED FARM 1G0 acre, tiist bottom
land, with 50 acres in cultivation ; good
house 14x20, pine, story and a hair:
good stable 12x20 ; 130 rods or grow
ing hedge ; a good well ; three and a ,
hair miles from Wichita, being the
northwest quarter of section 33, town- J NO. 4130 acres lirt bottom ; t acres of tlm-
ship 25. 1 cast. Price $1700. ber on Chishohn creek ; the north half
ol the nortbw est.quarter or section 27,
township 27, range 1 eat; three-quarters
or a mile from till. ilty. Price
NO, 20330 acres; thcotitli half of the -onth-
wet quarter 'of section 10, town-hip LUMBER, LATH, SEIKGLES, DOORS AND SASH
2fi, range 1 rast ; 10 acres under eiillivn
tion ; i miles north or Wichita, In the
valley ot the l.lttlc Arkansa-. Price
NO. 200 IfiO acres ; northeast quarter or eec
tloti 21, township 27, range 1 rust, ad
joining the city or Wichita. Price
$53.25 per acre. Will -ell the above
in tracts or 10 acres.
In fiuuthicest Kit mm.
I Call anil raaminr our ;rra-l. Wc Mill not t
' nn-lerx-ld. I.imW d'IIvrel lntl-l clljr limit
. wlthmt rlra rlnr.f'v
i A fine improved farm 107 acres
lir-t, bottom land, with 30 acre large
wood timber; 25 acres under eultiva- J
tion ; 1J story Iiouc:oim1 frame sta- j
ble corral ; one mile or good po-t and ,
rail fence, and ost and rail enough ;
to fence the place ; three and a half i
miles southvrct from Wichita. Price 1
NO. 213 1-JJ 21-100 acres first bottom land, 5J
miles froni Wichita. I'riro c7tW.
All kinds of legal blanks to be had at II.
Ileimer's book More. 32-tf
A Full Line of Undertaker's Goods.
L'mlertaUug done on -hurt notice and le the mo.-l
1 NO. CI 150 acre ecoud bottom : outhwe-t
Souoiii. l't'RxiTfiti:. A. It. Cii4Mif Iii- i MATTKliSES. CAItPETS.CL'KTAINS.C'c.
dependence, Kanas, ha opened a branch j
ollicc at tin place, where he Mjj keep a full
, supply of school furniture and apparatu-.
' School bondi cashed at the highest market
' rates. Office with MrCiure A- Co.
13-tf M. F. Foi:.sa Til. Asent.
The First National It-ink took formal pos
session or their new building on la't Saturday.
The new quarter are nicrb and eommodi-
oiis. Oo..djud.res pronounce the inside ar- 1 Co to C. P. Hind. Todd A- Rnvai', to sell
rangement or vault, counter, parlor and pri- your hide and fur for the hichcst cah price,
vate room the niot complete of anv in the No. It? Main tret, Wichita. Kan-a. 31-tf
tate. 1 ii" toekIioMer and officer, together
with a few friend-, celebrated the opening in
a supper given by the president. J. C. Fraker.
at O. Martinson' dining parlors, of cwirse
the whole atfajr ped oil" very pleas-ntly and
with the utmost decorumn.
Hill, the druu-gist, keeps I.igget and Hud
son' beauty fine-cut tobacco the best tobai
eo that is Manufactures!.
In this week's iMUMvil be found the aihcr
tisement of W. J. Itobon. the builder of the
ltakcr National Tru Ilriiurc, eeral of which
line stibtantlal structures already span the
Arkanas river. Mr. Hobson, a i, generally 4
known, is a pennanent citizen onhi city. anil
he has purchased the entire right ot the pat- '
cntee lor the erection or these excellent bridg
es in thi portian or the state. These stnic- 1
ttire never fail to she entire alitaetlon. be
ing complete in t'esign. comparatively iuex- '.
pciisil c. and sub-tantial.
-v Chip. I would re-pectiully announce to
my many friends and the public generally that
I can be foilud at all hours, day or night, at
the drug -tore of Chas. W. liill, where I
shall be pleased to see all thoe whorcspiire
my services. j. n. Aur.w
Formerly with Oco. Matthews .t Co.
j 6-i l&JLTUT STSE3T,
! " ' '
! School, Office zzi Church Famitrire.
Bnildcrs and the trade supplied with brackets, i
laoutdings, tuir rails, banister, fcxh, doors Mnd '
blind, and all klnd of tnrainc nd machine
( vvorw M ulnut liieliirs-tratTit-mfiiilil!n-.ii l.nil '
Onters aa-t corrtrpoadencr Klicilt-t and promtit
' ly attended to OSce and ale rooms Hi Con
, mercial reet. Kmisiria. Kao-aa
. 2,-iy JOHXMcIH.VLl. Kmivaris, Kaa.
quarter section 31. township 2tl. range
3 cat; 30 acre undr cultivation;
house 12x1$; 1.000 grnwing eotton
nooIs; 12 mile from Wichita, Smile
from Dry Creek postoffice. Price
S5o; one-half eah, balance in one
NO. 30 100 acres flrt bottom; south hair
or north hair or section 12, townhip
27, range 2 wc-t, containing 12 acrc
or hard vvood, 10 acres under cultiva
tion, good stream of running water;
7J miles from this lity. Price 1500.
'NO. 3C 1G1 01-100 acr- first bottom; 70 acres
or gtod timber; 14 acres under culti
vation; !tou 14x20; rail fence around
entire piece ; IS miles from this city,
15 miles lrom Clear Watr, tf milt
friim London. Price 1501.
NO. 15 1C0 acre firt ltottosn. 10 arres under i
cultivation, gooI living water ; soutli- i
ea-t quarter of ertlon 3. township 'Zii,
ranse 1 vvet; S$ mile- from thit city .
I'ricc $!). Term-, $y ea-h in ,
hand. $400 Dec 30, 1-72. without In-,
NO. 3i ICO arres ; southeast quarter of we-; - . "."." ; . '
tlon2:J, twiihlp 27, range 2 west; ; ",'" '
irme hotl-e 12x14; 10 lull.-, wc-t or '
Wichita. I'rice $750; thref-quart-rs
on one year'- tiun-. secured on land, t " " tr'! " Ih",,Ji-it ""'. '"- l''r "
301320 acres ; southeast qturtiT of uv. .
tion 13, and northeast quarter of o
tion 22, township 27, range 1 vie-t; 25 i
acres In culthatiou; 21 Mt wct ot'
Wichita. Price $22i). '
"'G 10 acres; northw-t quarter or the;
mrthnet quarter of .ci.tion a, town- M'M. Jlct'i.K.
ship 27,Tanse I i(at; IJ uihcs ft nl
Wt.hlta; a -Jilelidi-l reIdmt-e .'
ol.rj I 'a trie
NO. 303 40 acres; oiitliKal quarter id tfc
north-t quarter or rtion 2. tH
ship 27, range 1 a-t; lj niHe. sjl of
Wichita. Price ).
V. & X. MOLKHS,
81 100 acre second bottom: 13 acres
under cultivation ; 6 mile from Widi-
ita. Price $..
: NO. 2?1 lft) acre firt lttm ; 43al hair of j
i nor;hcat and east hair or ontheal I
js- . e .u-r.. tri ams.i.ih - i
range 1 wet; 25 acres under enlti - '
, iion ; log bouse ; 3 ry, frola j,y , ,
' city. Price s. ;
NO. not 2W jct'; the nortJM-jist quarter n-J
th north half of tlnj Mntb-a-t quarter
of fiction 1, tots nhlp 2i. rango 1 : ;
las25 2i-rr bnAr, lmue) ami -JahUt, !
ami hsigt- row . broke; e mUo. tiortit i
oftttthiu. Prie-$Hi. f
I NT S U R A KCE AC E N TS.
The tnnl!-iM)x which has been prcv ailing
both a a eontatrion ami epidemic, to an alarm
ing extent, in the eastern eitie. and a rar
west a St. ia viis has reached Kansas. Its
spread is not slow -paced. It mhjht not be
K-a,,-.r,flll-oi u n-Jilta to prepare . .l,o. and nice holiday prects, go to the
I.ir till. 1t-r.nl ll-.tMs.. VI .. .......v .... .1.. . A. ..... '
, " -iii-i--v ..in .mc- v.au irytioo,.
tors hav. armed tbciiiM he w ith healthy viru. T.hU! .V iroval,.
Dr.XTtsTl-.Y.-Dr. W. L. Doyle, a resniar
graduate of dentistry, and ofi. year espcri
oiipc. ha- iH-nnanently locates! in Wichita,
where he i preparevl to jcrlonit any opera
tion pertaining- to tiic pmteion. Artincial
teeth Inerteil on any orthe meritoriou bae-.
l'Twenatlon or the natural teeth made a spe
cialty. Office over Hobbs ,t Pittenger' ;ore.
and two doors south ot posioffiee. Mf
For taney and -tapU- dry goo.l Uvit .-m,!
store ot Nion
REESE & SAWYER,"
.Carpenter, Designers and Builders,
Xo. Ii Mtn Strret. ar comer DoagUt J r.
All work eeenled In thranstdnralile and mod
ern style, and warraatrl to -jve SAlisfactinu
I'Un -soil sii-eifiritioa, famlshf-l. Jobbrasof
all kind done to order mvSI-If
"VT". C- WEST,
COXTRACTOK AXU nuiLDKRl
NO. b5 IiJrt acre --cond l-ottom ; othwcst
quarter section 2?, township 2C, range
2 east; 12 acre under cultivation:
liohouc 12XI4: 71 mile- from Wichita-
J.'0. 3Vt 102 fA-Wi acf- ; Bortbf-a-t 'piin r
of -titn I, tnnhjp J7, totter-; rt
j 10 tnib-, r ,t of WlrhiU. ;Hc- '.
NO. 201 lft'J acris fiftt liotlom; othw-.t
quarter of et!3 17, tniibip 2S. ,
razsrel ca-i; 20 acre ndr rultlTa- NO. 350 -530 acre: -witbIuir i--tJ"n it.
Hon; locbotie 14xB; 4 mile-i froa , tmnlp 27. ranre 2 -a.f ; x Kc
Ud-dty. PricflttX). rrow W Wilts, Price e !.'").
IIOUSK8 YOU SAhK QK KBST.
Maim Ilsnln-arc .Mrr
OZct at Wes: A
. Th? co"-f- of ?f(I-vvick,8uniucr. Cowley ntnl Untler roiiinrisc.3111 areaofllie bct aricultqral land s-t of -
Mi-isip)i valley. The Arkau-n river runs iHaironallv through tfjf-coiiutie tiaincil. forming' of itself an riieii. he
valley ranjriitfr from seven to twelvr mile in width. Other frrai of ie- mauilnd-. neh thn LittU- Arkan-a,
Xencrah. Waliinl anil Whitewater river-, .-lair- IMaff. ltriii2-. (Jvj.stnn. Chi-hIin anil i 'on-kiti rres-k, diversifv ih
country witli fertile valley. The 'oil tf the valley atwl it!aud 1- a rich samlr loam. n-Tral Vet in 4li:li. Vja-
tiou of nil kinds i-iin-iirpaetl. Climate temperate, rqtiable and Iisaltliv. Tliaiii!. if are of la nil are opn to G1V.ASIS VUIZ fALK, M21T on LKXfE.
-ettfcineut under the pre-emption latv- for the -ale of the 0--ti' Indian land-, vrhirh are tui-iirpa-M-d hi fcrtillt jttaur
section of the -late, ami in 110 other part can rlir-ap hourc- lu- purrha--d with all the aijranlajrc- of -ood oli.cHiiiat;
ami water. Our people arc rntcqiriin;r. and matle ttp of the si-alieail and !x-t clase from the ra-U anil In ivdnt of
culture anil -ociety. are etpial to any of the older rtmtauithof other state. The vunttff himI rnriu dlr of VTrh- -
it.n. now- with a population of 3.00) inlia!iilant, and projerly 4IItd the )uryH Citr of the VVt. prf-nts ad.t un- "-
qiialcii inducement- for money itive-.tment to all lm-it:e.-s cuicrpn-e-., atul more i-'-periaJJy lo maim factories.
t fo.. near
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