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CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
WIOH ITA, KANSAS. J UM'tTissI
HHTIXQ Or TBE CIHTBiL COKKITTEE 90TD
There will le a meeting or the Republican
central committee or the itOth (formerly 93d)
dlitrlct, Sedgwick county, at the office or U.
A. Mitchell, lu Wichita, on Saturday, July
Si, 1?82, at 10 o'clock a. in.
II. K. ItltODKS, Secretary.
That there may be n lull attendance of the
aloe named 'oinmlttee, wc herewith ap
pend a list of" the naniei a selected in con
vention, oh Saturday, the 2lstlayorAugut,
Grand River A. A. Harlow,
Attica J. McClcllan,
Delano It, K. I.awremv,
Krie M. A. Swift,
Gj pktiin C. U. HubIi,
Greeley A. M. Durnud,
Garden I'lalus-C.S. I'itlin,
Sherman 1. Getitraan,
llllnoU-E. 1. Kord, f
Xinncscah J F. Hammers,
Park Y. H. Williams
HocUord-,1. II. Mlnnich,
Salem J. Haugbcy,
EagleA. W. Kings
Waco O L. Wood,
Afton J. II. Kuoa-.fr,
ViolaJ. G. tiroivn,
Mortou G. W. Walter.
I'nlon II. l I.uodc.
Mr. II. J. HUN If home from the mountain
visiting hU lamily for a short time.
Judge Campbell returned rrom Wellington
where he had hcen attending rout t all lat
Scott Corbctl'B delivery team ran away
Tuef-day morning, vomplelcly dcmollchlng
Wall and Slum came uii Irom Harper on
Friday where they had keeu before Judge
The papers throughout Judge I'umpbell's
old judicial district arc giving him niMiy
A. K. Stanley, w ho ba been dow u ti Ohio
on business lclurncd last week reporting
t-iekly looking corn.
John Marian Steele wa called "Jim
Steele" year before Mr. Joe Itobuln ever
saw- the state of Kauas.
The author of the specials lo the Uvminou
ttralth. Irom this city would do just as well
to keep within shooting range or the truth.
The foundation or Wall Woodman new
residence Is ill. and Wall got home last week
from the mouutaiiii to look after the uper
stiueture. Wheat under the decline comes in slowly.
For the week not Jo exceed two thousand
bushels per day have been offered, so our
K. U. Coleman, resident engineer at Xcw
ton for the Santa Fe. ha been down survey
Mig for new idc tracks and a leeoustruction
ot the cattle Tardt.
Doi.'t buy a mow er until you hav e seen the
new Hopkins mower, for sale by J. C. Dean,
Douglas Avenue, between l.tnrcnce and
Topeka, north side.
Hourbon enmity aske vv hat county can beat
forty-seven biuhels to the acre. Here, my
hearty. Sedgwic". can beat fifty ! Ilavoyou
any further agricultural conundrums?
The ii-ll? circus U the biggisl show thai
ever advertised in this valley, and the great
est croud or people ever congregated ill thfr
valley will be at Wichita on ueM Tuesday.
Mr. Leeds, the assistant genera) freight
agent or the A., T. .V S. F., spent two or
three days in the city last week getting ac
quainted with our biikiness mcu and shippers-.
'Squire T. O. Uoss was united in marriage
at hi- home on the 1.1th inst., to Miss lJelle
s-onnners, a iuot excellent young lady. Wo
".visit the uevv partnership fair sailing aud a
Capt J. II. Folks speut several days in the
city last week. The Arkansas valley and, lu
fact, all of south-western Kansas will be for
John II. Folk, ofSumncr county, forSeere
tarv of "state.
A bicycle man on a new machine ran from
Newton to Wichita last Friday in two hour'
and fifty minutes. He lost his nay, and actual!-covered
thirty-one miles and a quarter
by hi roadometer.
Hon. W K. Stanley'' mother, whose home
is iu Ohio, is paying her boys a visit. Mr.
S Is quite an aged lady, but retains litr life
and vigor iu a wondirful degree. A F.
Stanley is her youngest child.
Kimuierle & Adams have just completed a
cry handsome monument for a bedgwkk
City patron, the toji being or the beet Amer
ican marble and the ba.e or Tennessee. The
combination and design Is cry handsome.
The home or Nelson Chaffee was entered
Sunday night while he aud his wire were at
church and ten dollars abstracted Irom a bu
reau dravve-. No one should leave their
liomes without Mcurly locking all doors and
JCdward Conklin, Esq, or Wichita, Han
ts, is iu town, and favored us with a call,
aJ gave us some very interesting statements
in regard to the wonder. ul growth, resources
and pro-poets of his home Sute. Ctavqa
The drop on wheat last week caught some
ofour wheat shippers', who lost more than
iley will make In a month. The buyers at
Wellington suffered the most- One man had
lxtyars on the road and his loss will be
uimardeliilnc tbousaud dollars.
Conductor Jtllcy, or the Frisco, on Mon
day night caught his foot in the guard rail of
the switch Hearth depot, and in his efforts
to extricate himself before the train should
run him down, pulled bis ankle joint out of
place. Dr. Furley Ha cut for who fixed
him up. but he will be unable for duty for
Mr. William llellar is almost broken heart
ed over the loss of his last little child, a
bright little boy of eight mouths, whose
winsome smile of one day was transfixed iu
the rigidity or death the next. 31 r. Heller
aud his wile have the heartfelt sympathies
of all who know of their misfortune and
dee J) sorrow.
The storm last week did considerable dan -age
on the Ninnescah, moving the Presby
terian ehurch from iu foundations and pros
trating much corn. The hail did no damage
worthy ol notice. The rain lu this portion
of the county was very heavy, thoroughly
soaking the grouud, vv hick had been well
wet down by two rains within the week pre
vious. Not-AithsUndiiig there arc four brickyards
lu act.ve operations adjoiniug this cily, we
learn that W 1. Mem ha' bought three hun
dred thousand brick at Valley Center which
be will ship to this point with which to meet
building contracts or his owu several gen
tlemen have said that the Valley- Center
brick were extra strong, solid and or tine
Col Hartzclt spent a day Iu our city last
week looking alter the ftiturs of the street
railway that is to ruu from depot to de(ot,
out Douglas Avenue, up Main street and by
the college. A mcctiug or Uie company de
eloped the promise or active operations
within a few months. J. M. Steele is presi
dent, Kos Harris, secretary, and L. D Skin
The Caldwell CummtrcUl safely remarks
that the counties or Sumner, Harper, Cow
ley. Sedgwick, Kiugman and IS u tier will hav e
in the aggregate 4,000,000 bushels oi wheat
ito dispose or Ibis y car. This, together vv till
the corn, oats, hogs and rat cattle, will bring
in an immense amount of money, making
better times than this entire section has bad
sinsV it settlement.
The nut that holds the expansion rings in
the cylinder of the engine that drives the
machinery of the Eagle office, came off
Tuesday resulting in very destructive work.
The outside had uot yet been worked off
and at this writing it is exceedingly doubt
ful when this week's Eagle will appear,
but Mr. Trice and his whole force are busy
.repairing the smash up.
A SCHOOL IS POINT.
A professor, holding the chair or Natural
Sciences in one or our Slate institutions, fM
to u last week that such a hHiooI a is con
templated by our people, wljh no rents to
pay or rurulshing lo do, will prove an educa
tional ami financial sueco-s fiom the very
start, and that the board of n sent" need
have no fear ou that score. Fort. Scott ha,
for some years been running a purely nor
mal school under the name or Kansas Nonnal
College. Of this school anil Hi tieccs the
Monitor, of last vvvck, savs:
"Although it has been ill operation but
Tour years It hat acquired a growth and N
doing a work that Kansas should bo proud or.
During the year Just clo-cd it has nrolled
nearly SO pupil', rcpre-enllug the State or
Kansas. Xebraska, Missouri, Texas Illinois
Indiana, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa, Indiiii tin I
Dakota Territories. The work done bv the
student' has been charaeteiized by the spir
it, drive, cnthusla-m commensurate with the
progress of the age. Tho institution Is self
supporting, and It' nieces and npM giowfh
has led many lo wonder and Inquire the se
cret To answer: first, thn vvork is intense
ly pructical. For teachers to spend a lire
time theoi'lng upon some ah'trait point;
for students to passsix y cir-.nl the mot ac
tive part ot their lives listening to pro lec
tures or prot"esors wlu do all the thinking,
should be things of the past. To-day Hie
young man or woman invariably :t-k: v hat
school will most euable me to advance inyclf
morally, socially, intellectually and financial
lyf" "Again the work done is thorough, lly
thoroughncs' le not meant committing a ceY
tiln number or lext-bookn, but developing
the ability to no to the bottom of things in
the subjects taught. I'upIN drilled in the
the true normal method know how to Use
books, how to prepare t'leir own leons;
they date to stand upon self.
"The third secret or success is the economy
or outlay. High tuition and eui blunt
prices ii'iully charged for boaid in lollege
towns preveut many liotu inquiring the ben
efits to be derived tioni a college course.
Many student' cannot aUotd to spend six
years lu college nor to pay out J,000 lor an
education. To meet the demands tit litis
clans the Kansas .Normal College was organ
lied. The school U nou-ectarlan. One of
its chief objects is to promote good morals
among students, anil not to interleni with or
restrict their ri liglous belief.''
WICHITA KOEMAL ONIVERSHT,
The committees on location and on build
ing held a joint session with the board of
regents named bj the bounl or trade, at the
council chamber last Friday levelling, when
a Tree aud amicable talk was had over the lo
cation, st vie. etc.. or the proposed new insti
tution of learning. The scope and intent of
the school's curriculum was also inloniulh
discussed One tiling seenis definitely set
tled in the minds or all the olliccrs concei neil,
and that i: ir the cnleipri'O i' gone along
with, the building must be located in ample
ground', which shall be trou.-ly enclosed,
and beautified with a variety or shade ttees
and ornamented, in the highest possible
manner commensurate with tho means at
hand, with shrubbery, evergreens walks,
etc. In fact that it shall be rendered to
scholars and parents a pleasant and delight
ful place for the pursuit or knowledge. Itut
before auvthing is done practical and emi
nent educators will be coiisUted, and their
ideas as to the building ami its requirements,
the course or study, the style and force or
the faculty necessary lo success, etc.. w 1 1 be
solicited. In the meantime we 'hall not fail
to keep tax-pavers, scholar and parents Hilly
advised as to the progress of the institution.
A BASE BAtL VICTOET.
Several hundred people witne-sed a game
of hasp ball la-t Monday, near thN city, be
tween the Emporia and Wichita uiues th it
for excellence I seldom surpassed by even
professionals. At the beginning of the sixth
inning the 'tress uad imparted It'tlf to the
crowd or spectator-. Up to that time hut
tine score had been made by raeb club. The
game was a return oueand for the champion
shin. The Wichita nine had never been
beaten, and as it turned out came off victors
again Jo Hie siith inning, by a mistake
as to the location of the pad on the first base,
Emporia blundered which, as the boys say,
rattled" tltB whole nine, leaving the trtory
that followed a comparatively ea-y one. Hut
the playing by both sides was very tine, at
times, superb. The.'e were 'no accidents
and alter an cnjojable evening the vi-iting
club took its departure for home. The fol
lowing is the score:
Inning I 2 3 4 5 0 7 8
Emporia 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wichita 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 1
Struck out Emporia. IS; Wichita 12.
Base hits Emporia, !, total II; Wichita,
9, total 13.
Errors Empoiia, !) ; Wichit i, t.
Eeflon base Emporia. 10; Wichita, ft.
Umpire Elmer Nudd.
Time of game 2 hours and ") minute-.
lout Wednesday night the s-ifeof Kiuieilh
fc Adams was opcued by parties who under
stood the combination, ami live hundred
dollais abstracted. The job was put up and
executed before midnight with neatness and
dispatch by Tom King, a colored young
man of about 21 yearsol age, and Lester
Louey. a whitcboy 17years ol age. -Marshall
Cairns had a coiisulUlion with Sheriff
Watt that same night and su'pieioning the
real parties agreed to keep the whole matter
quiet and wait dev elopements. luaday or
two Tom spent tome fifty dollars ami was
arrested Under a good dose of threats ami
a liberal supply of promises he weakened
and divulged the whole matter. Each took
?2.. Tom gave up all he had left, about
two hundred ami both were jailed. Lou"y
reftised to give up or to say anything.
Louey mother, who. was sometime since
granted a divorce, lives on Main street.
Tom, who was euginecr iu the EvCLi: office
this spring, i a very bright fellow, and a
natural genius. He itwas who learned the
combination of the safe aud worked it open.
HOT MUCH OT A TUG.
The St. Louis I'ot-Iiijttck has got the
Kan -as wheat crop up to 175,000,003 bushels.
That beat6 the most florid Kansas stat'stlca'
liar. We should like to sec the Wichita E.v
GLE man take a tug1 at those figures now.
You would, eh J Sedgwick county harvest
ed 1,750,000 bushels or w heat, a Tact gathered
by the l',ti-Pi'patcU from our colums and
true too. There are 100 counties in Kansas
which, multiplied by the yield of Sedgwick,
gives just ITjI.OOO bushels or wheat. The
only mistske made by the Vott-Oiipalch was
in taking Sedgwick ror an average county,
when It should have known, as everybody
else does, that It Is the leading county iu the
SUte. The editor or the AV- can readily
see what ctranscciidently great State Kansss
would be-ir all her oouiiticH averaged up lo
Scdgvv ick, but then they don't, thererore the
blunder into which the 1'otl-llUfnttk was
Hon. W. E. Stanley was made the recipi
ent of a very high compliment last week.
He was offeicd a position in the law depart
ment under the fcccietary or the Interior.
A few year of life iu Washington, with all
its attractions, advantages, and possible pro
motion, vvas hard to resist, but Mr. S. con
clihftd alter fully weighing the matter to
decline. That he did wisely there is not a
question in our mlud. There is uot only
plenty of chauces and a promising field here
for a bright young man like Stanley a field
broad and rich enough for any however
gilted but he has already won by bis capac
ity and Industry honorable recognition ami
such a standing as will be worth more fo
him in the futuie than ai.y places he would
probably gain in Washington. Besides, the
Republican patty has plenty of work for him
at home, and the boys can't spare him.
WichlU has secured works or two thous
aud bushels of corn per djy capacity, a fact
which Interests every corn grower iu the
county as well as every citizen of this city.
The main building entire, exclusive of bouc
dust and other buildings and sheds, is 310
feet long, by 125 feet wide at the widest part.
The main front is 50x00 feet, four stories
high; the uext extension 53x103, two sto
ries high, the next projection 125x10), one
tory high. The engine room if CCx50 feet
It will take three quarters or a million brick
lor the walls. The sweetening ractory will
be located near the slock yards.
(TJiit ii a continued ttory.)
SUBUBSAN HOMES. j
Some capatalists through Loyd B. Ferre'I
have purchased the foity aero tract Just!
so'ulh or Judge latlck's place, and situated
between Lawrence avenue and Main street'
which i being cut up Into comfortable seized
plots lor resiliences;. iun giuuuu id iuua
rtvorablyand heiilthftilly located and ofeasy
access. Mr. l-Vrrell savs over one hitlfoftlie
ground has already been sold. Those who
desire ample grounds Tor a suburban home
on good sti eets yet removed rom the noi'o
or the city would tin well to look up the hint
we have given
riFTT-TUEEE BUSHELS TO THE ACHE
The atleution or the papers iu the State,
lhutcccpteil lo the EvOLK'8 statement or
four weeks ago that there were fields or
wheat iu edgwick e uuty which would yield
Irom rorf to fifty bushels to the acre, is called
to the Tact that W. F. Ilrcvver, or Grant
township, threshed roriy-sevcii acres or
wheat la-l week, that averaged, machine
measure, fort j -nine bushels to the acre. As
all wheat, this season, runs from eight to
twelve bushels to the hundred machine meas
ure, ovtr-w eight. It is safe to say that Mr.
Itrevvet's wheat will weigh not Ils than lift
three bushels to the aere.
Wheat, three years ago, was Sedgwick's
delight. For live years ouracreage ran from
fifty to one hundred thousand and thirty-live
acre-. Hut that love is off. Corn Is now
king. From corn w c get our bread, get mr
meat, our sugar and molasses ami, but tor
prohibition, our whisky. Corn Is also cash.
Two or three more good fains within the
next thiity days aud eight millions of bush
els or corn can be put down lor Sedgwick
county. We challenge, any county or the
Miami or Scioto bottoms of Ohio, or of the
.Mississippi or Mtrsouii valley to such a
All old-style Methodist canipinectitig will
be held in the grove at Haysville. beginning
August '.Mil. Everybody is invited toattend.
Come in your wagons and camp in tliegiove.
We have made .-urangements to secure the
sanctity r Hip Sabbath. All necessaries can
be purchased at the 'lures close by. No
stands ror mrrcli.imlisiugallou cd on the camp
ground. Ministers are cordially invited";
tIio-e w ho come to w ork w ith us w ill be pro
vided ror. We hope all chiistiaus will conic
to work for Gnii; will liiiug religion with
them, rather th in come iu 'Parch of it. Ity
order or committee.
The Midden and unexpected death or Mrs.
VV. W. Sweet last Sabbath was very sad.
Up in her usual spirits in the morning, after
breakr.i't sliesaid to her hu'han-l that she
believed she would lie down tor a little rest.
A Tew minutes after, stepping to the bedside
he found her unconscious and before the
night had cloed in her spirit had winged
its liual and everlasting flight, leaving her
husband well nigh destractcd in the awful
calamity luteii'ltlcd by the unexpected
swiftness with which it silently swept from
his rap the dearest treasure vouchsafed by
heaven to man.
The splendid concert which so many are
looking forward to with much pleasure'tobe
giv eii Signor Campanarl, has been postpon
ed until Monday evening when it will ter
tainly come off and at the M. E. church, as
belore advertised. It will be such a treat as
is seldom enjoyed by music loving people
outidc of the great cities. The programme
for the whole evenlug's entertainment has
been completed and it is a rare one. The
Slguorartl't has had such an offer that he
iniist take his departure and his return is
exceedingly problematical, so none can af
ford to mi-s next Monday night.
In the pitchy darknes or lat Thursday
night when tho rain was deceudlng in tor
rents, three buggies containing three gill-,
hauled by three horses led by three boys
were disclosed by three flashes oriightiiing in
the middle or a com field, three miles squ.ue
about three miles eat or town. The boys
ami girls had been to a party in the country,
but at the time we take them, horses, boys
and girl had all lo-t their way and there
they had to stay until streaking or the
morning light enabled them to rush into
town by a back way all wi-.h colds that will
keep them barking Tor over a mouth.
Last week we gave the figures sliowiug
Sedgwick county to be the"greatest and best
county in the State or Kansas. We have
another item that tends to 'how not only
what kind of a people we have but that the
claim vvas good. County Treasurer, John
Tucker, informs us that the State Treas
urer's books last y ear showed that Setlgw ick
county paid a greater pi r cent, or her taxes
th-tii any other county- in the state, and he
has no doubt it vvill be the same again this
ye-ir. Another thing, the delinquent tsx
li-t or Setlgw ick county, is not hair so large
as many or the smaller and oldct counties
which shows conclusively that vve.are a
The great National I'.eform Laborer, Sam
Wood, made a speech to the faithful of his
belitf lat Friday night iu this city. Sam,
like all oilier National Greenback Reformers,
is a gre-it 'Ueccss as a political eeonomlst,and
director as to how other people's money and
the national treasury should be run and hus
banded, but the practice of whose doctrines
ever ktep' the ptitoaml or the whole party
within sight or the poor-house. Show us a
hundred Greenback stump orators and we
will showy uu ninety-live financial failures.
As vve intimated, Sam i a great laborer, but
he dots all his labor with his jaw, and al.
1'rof. Geo. W. IIos, editor or the Kansas
RJitcationaliit addressed the teachers, now
attending the Institute, Tuesday night
in the Ilnptist church, l'rof. Hoss is one or
the most eminent, practical and successful
educators iu the west,. For years he held
the chair of languages in the State Unlvcri
ty or Indiana. He was president or the
State Normal School or Kansas, and would
have been there yet ir he could have been
persuaded to stay. Indiana coaxed him
back, but alas for them, he had got a taste or
Kanas so he Is now editing the KJucalional
M. The l'rofessor is an old personal friend
of" tho editor of this paper, and vve regret
that we were not In when he called.
The A M. E. Church or this city was dedi
cated last Sabbath, ihe dedicatory sermon
being preached by Rev. Wilkin-on, a colored
divine or Topeka. The church is roomy and
comfortable. Thele vvas a debt or some ?300
undischarged which was promptly raised,
and more, by the efforts or other evangelical
ministers or Ibis city, who were present and
participating, so that the colored people will
hereafter pray, sing, preach and rejoice In
their own tabernacle with none to molest or
make afraid. Rev. Wilkinson preached au
old-fashioned gospel sermon at Kirby chapel
ou Sunday morning, which discourse abound
ed with corollaries and clean logic that put
the speaker dow u as a solid thinker and a
man of attainments.
Mr. David Fox. ol the film of Fox .t As
kew, breeders or fine wool sheep, seven miles
east of the cily, met with a serious lo's last
Wcdue.'diy evening by pn accidental fire
which destroyed his sheep sheds and reeding
racks, corn cribs, two horses or ponies, two
sets o luiue' and other property, iu all
amounting to several hundred dollars. His
little boy. only six years old, but a very
bright little lellow, had been furnished some
firecrackers. Unknown lo his paieuls he
had got into the match box, and while at
tempting to light a cracker near the sheds
he lit the looe straw with the disastrous re
sult state.'. Fortunately, the sheep were
A man by the name of Charles Grounds,
from Neodesha, whom, it seems, cameoverto
Wichita for a spree and became very drunk,
vvas shot last Thursday night by a green po
liceman on extra duty, who happeued to en.
counter the drunk man iu the dark ami w ho
imagined he was making murderous demon
strations. It vvas altcrwards sceu that
Grounds was too full for any thing. The
ball took oflect iu or near the temple ranging
downward, if it vvas a ball at all, which, by
thc way, wc understand, has never been
found. The wounded man vvill make a live
ot it. Wc have not the least doubt that the
shooting vvas most unjustifiable and reckless.
Officers who don't know when to use mur
derous weapons should not be allowed to
carry them. Sheriff Baughmau, of Wilson
county, took Grounds off yesterday morning
for hone stealing.
Good rooms for rent over Chattield's hard
ware store. Apply to J. M Steele.
Mr. Leaiulro Campanarl. the violinist.
played Spohr's Concerto iu A and Saint
Sacn's "Romance In C" with such genuine
artistic elegance aud purity of tone as to
surprise even those ardent admirers or his
finished style who have known him as one
ol the greatest or our violin tirluo'i.fiot
ton T.ortUr, AVr. 14, 1S8I.
The seconJ edition or Noble Prcntis'
"Southern Letters" is well nigh exhausted,
and it will not be le-priuted. The Tew cop
ies left are in his hand' and those who desire
a copy Tor their libraries would do well to
remit him lifty cents soon. It Is agreatcom
pliment to lire work that it should have so
soon run through a secoud edition, and tho
book will be unobtainable iu i few weeks.
Mr. J. A. Miller lays upon our table the
finest peaches lli.it we have seen this year
and which wen-grown upon hi9 place ad
journing the city. One peach named Troth's
Early, a delightful fruit In tt'te and smell,
weighed seven ountes and measured nine
and one-hair inch's around. Mr. Miller who
is a very succeslul fruit grow ei and well
posted as to varieties say, the Trot j' Early
is .1 superior peach for this valley, and from
the specimen left witli us ivc think he is cor-
Rev. T. W Woodrow (Universulist) will
pieach iu the school house at Valley Centre.
net Friday. Saturday anil Sunday evenings,
July 2Sth, tr.ltli audlMth, at the Usual, hours
lor service. Weather permitting, a basket
meeting will be he lit Id Sunday morning and
alternoou at a grove on Mr. Hudson's pi ice,
one and one-hair miles south or Valley Cen
tre. Subject of discourse at 11 o'clock a.m.:
"Eudless punishment of heathen origin."
A cordial intit-ition to all to attend these
Three National Hankers, from Illinois,
namely: M F. limrell. T. I'. Earl and J. E.
Luce, spent a ilay or two iu our city last
week. We wele invited to call upon the
gentlemen and tell them or the advantages
of Wlthita. Our answer was if they were
business men and couldn't see that Wichita
was the livliest town iu the state, then we
didn't want them. A leal businessman
once here and witli no Interest, fancied or
real iu any other town iu Ivan-is will Hot be
long iu determining that fact. Our answer
coveied the whole business.
Mr. W. G. Taylor, ol Cleveland, is iu the
city. He is I irgcly interested iu nur city aud
and county, aud he ' iys the emigration from
Ohio to this county- this fill will be large,
putting his estimate at 150 Tamilics. Mr. E
Coueklin, who has written us several letters,
is doing splendid work, says Mr. Taylor.
Conklin writes lis this week from rallies
ville, Ohio, where ho says he I' kept contin
ually talking to the people about Kansas.
He v-iitc tlutt thele will undoubtedly boa
big emigration from Ohio to this valley this
rail. His letter tl tied the 18th .iys wheat is
uncut and coin very poor.
The following h tier, printed with a pen, iu
a childish hand, was dropped into the post
office last week, directed :i' follows:
'Hand it lo Sanly Claus
IJefore he goes to supper."
Knowing the Utile one, of couise it was
handed to Santa Claus who promised us the
matter should not be forgotten. The follow
ing was the contents or the letter: "Dear
Santy Claus 1 want a wax Doll I cant wait
till Ciistin.is I want it next Monday or Mon
day alter next I want a pretty Doll with
YclloW Hair already dressed and lllite Eyes
and I want a cry ou it. This is from. Ilertha
Died, suddenly, July Yi, lbSi, Lucy, wire
or II. It. AVykoff, or Attica township, in the
43d year ot her age. The deceased was a na
tive or Itutler counly, Ohio. She came to
Kansas in If 79 and became the wire or her
now bereaveil husband. She was a consist
ent member or the M. E Church, an affec
tionate wife, a devoted mother and a faith
ful friend. She leaves a husband, our chil
dren (one an infant) and a large circle ol rel
atives and friends to mourn her loss, but
they have the asurrnce that their loss is her
gain. Two sisters and . brother-in-law had
just arrived from Ohio on :t viit and while
rejoicing at meeting eacn oilier tucir joy
wa unexpectedly turned Into mourning, i
Truly "vve know not what a day may bring
forth." J. V. Nessly. I
.BOOTS &c SHOES, ETC.
- US .f - C
()tir,Mr. Iv":ilz having gone
OUR FALL STOCK,
Immense Reductions on Stock in -Store,
As vve unit t hit ve room lor I he new flock
Our Summer Slock must all
NO UNREASONABLE' OFFER WILL BE REFUSED.
lE - HiI
lion. Frank Dofllemyrc is out in an an
nouncement this week backed by nn inter
esting communication. Of one thing Mr.
Doltlemyre can rest assured, and that is that
tho people will endorse the last plank of his
platform. No man cau be elected to the Leg
islature from this county who takes any oth
crposition on the senatorial question. There
cannot be found a dozen Republicans in the
county who would consent to Uke any
chances as so the re-election of Preston U.
Mr. C. S. Eichholtz, secretary or the Ar
kansas Valley Association, lays upon our
table a copy of the society's premium list for
1882, which he desires us to notice. As the
book is a job turned off by the Eagle lllud
cry, we can do no less than to say that it is a
creditable one. The pamphlet, which con
sists of eighty-eight pages besides the cover,
contains au interesting introductory, a his
tory of the society, the charter, the by-laws,
and rules and regulations. The premium
list seems a very liberal one. It is proposed
to put a copy or this list Into every home in
On the 20th Inst., by W. S. Kinsey, J. P.,
Preston lirauson to Emma J. Mackey, all or
Uy the Rev. J. S Chamberlain, at his res
idence ou Tuesday evening, July 25tb, In
this city, Mr. Percy Lougland and Miss Em
To the Editor of the Kaglt:
Please announce that I am a candidate lor
the office of superintendent or public In
struction, subject to the decision or the Re
publican county convention.
T. I. Vaxswkvkimiex.
To tht Editor of the Eagle :
Please announce thai I will present my
namo to the Republican county conenlion
as a candidate lor superintendent or public
instruction. Chksteu E. KiNfi.
To the Editor of the Eagle :
W. E. Woodward will be a candidate for
superintendent of public instruction belore
the Republican county convention.
I oiler myself as a candidate for county at
torney of Sedgwick comity, subject lo the
Republican noniiuatingconvention. Delect
ed I promise to guard carefully the public in
terests, prosecute with vigor all violations of
law, and discharge f.iithrully every ollici.il
W. P. CVMl'IlKIX.
Wichita, July 4,1832.
W. F. Walker Is a candidate for Probate
Judge in Setlgw ick county, subject to a Re
I hereby announce my-cll as a candidate
ror the office ol Probate Judge, subject to
the decision or the Republican nominating
convention. D. A. Mitchell.
I announce to the Republicans or Sedg
wick county that I am a candidate lor the
office or county attorney, subject to the de
cision ol the Republican county convention.
T. 11. Wall.
The Farmer Candidate
Please announce me as a candidate for
Probate JudVe, subject to the Republican
counly convention. Thomas O. Hoss.
I am a candidate for probate judge, sub
ject to the decision of the Republican comity
convention. E. 15. Jevvett.
To the Editor of the Eagle. '
Please announce that I will be a candidate
lor rcprcscuUtive of the HOth -district, for
merly known as the 03d district.
F. M. DOFFLKMYltE.
Farms and Oily Property.
Wauted to buy, sell, rent or exchange.
18-tf RotOLrii Hatfield & Co.
For sale. J. C. DE.vX,
14 Douglas Avenue, or at his farm In Ke
chi township. lS-tr
Fall styles or Wall Papers are commencing
to arrive at Harding's book store, (Herring
ton's old stand, Main street.) Old patterns
at from 25 to 50 per cent, of cost. IStf
i v ,jl
J t a
lo New York to purchaso' "
which will begin to arrive in a (aw days.
lie closed out, and to this cud.
- AS - ac KATZ.
IFIGHTIRIES -rDOHSFT LIB:
Consequently, INNES & ROSS is the
1 r- .
ft' - -y-
We not only lake the leatl iu the Amount
IITITES .Sc ROSS,
THK URGE CROWDS DAILY
Our goods arc bcintc sold at. The people ol this county never hail such a glorious opportunity to save money, nop such
slock unsurpassed in Variety, (Quality aiitl Price.
'v'EXT TO POSTOFPICE.
(JaTUndcr an agreement with Ihe
Wichita and Cheap Prices is Our
The great excitement we have caused, among Dry Goods -Dealers is not surprising to
us. We came here to do the business, and we knew that Cheap Prices would draw the trade.
We will not maintain
,1j r .
If we were giving stuff away, and did not let the people know it, we could not dispose
of our goods ; but the consternation that has been created among the trade, and the quan
ties of advertising that has been rushed into the newspapers since our arriral, should
convince the purchasing public that we have at last made Wichita a
DRY GOODS MARKET,
And that hereafter Dry Goods 'can be. purchased at Wichita at Reasonable-Prices.
Either come yourself, send your neighbor, or send for samples tothe
T-A-KIS.E1X5 STORB---THE a-IR-E-A-T PIOliTEEB OF CHEAP IP-E&IC-EJS. .
J. F. DONALD & CO.,
n tf. Gieat Cheap Selling Dry Goods House.
Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes, in Wichita.
SSSSS )N-X-T-P-0( SSSSS
&&&& Under the Horseshoe. &&&&
of Stock we take Ihe leail in the Amount of Ilitsiuess ; vve lako the lead iu the
we take the lead iu keeping Honest Goods. All'tliese facts go to show that
Are the nntiicsliouahle
IN ATTENDANCE AT OUR GREAT WAR SALE TESTIFY TO THE
Come Early and Secure a BARGAIN.
leading mcrchauts of Wichita, we will close our place of bu-iiuess at 7 p. m., (Saturday excepted.)
UTTHB TARRED STORE
We Decline to
high prices with any of
returns) tiliovv I hat-
largest sloclc of
Leading Dry Goods Firm in the Southwest !
Icade'rs in Low Prices.
x zrsr :lt
Enter the Pool.
our competitors, but stand alone on our merits.
EJGTJK,"ES IDOIEPT' LI'S)
.i "-v ,
Xevrest and Most Fashionable Good
iimsriisr-ES & ross,
WONDERFUL LOW FIGURES
a magnificent s
tock to select from a
:e s sc boss
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