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WICHITA, KAN., SEPT. 25, 1886.
To th EOItoT.of the Kecle.
Pleaae announce the Damn of Goo. W
Waller, of Morton township, u acandidato
for treasurer of Sedgwick county, subject to
the dedrion of the Itepublican county con
To the Editor or the Kule.
rieasfl announce W. L. MeBee as a can
didate for the office of register of deeds, sub
ject to the decision of the Kepublican
county contention. d91
To the Editor of the Eagle.
Fleau announce that I am a candidate for
the office of comfy surveyor of Sedgwick
county, subject to the decision of the Ke
publican county convention.
dw R- W. Lcttrxli.
To the Kdltorof the Kagle:
Please announce tbo name of II- D. Heis
crman, of Orccly township, as a candidate
for the office of Register of Deeds of Sedg
wick county, subject to the decision of the
Kepublican county convention.
1 o the Editor of the Eagle.
Please announce me as a candidate for the
office of County Clerk, subject to the de
cision of the Republican County conven
tion. E. P. Ford.
To the Editor of the Eagle.
Please announce that I am a candidate for
the office of sheriff of Sedgwick county,
subject to the action of the Republican
County convention. Tuodi F.Baovw.
To the Editor of the Etfle.
Please announce that I am a candidate for
the office of shcrifl of Sedgwick county at
the ensuing election, subject to the action of
the Kepublican county conuention.
dST-2 W. W. Hats.
To the Editor of the EaoLK.
At the solicitation of many friends I have
consented to bo a candidate for sheriff of
siedgwick countv at the ensuing election
Will tou nleaso announce me before the
people independent of any party or conven
tion. J. L. Moore,
Butcher Fifth ward.
Dtl-iyo Towxsnir, Aug. 2G, 1885.
To the Editor of the Eagle.
Please announce me as a candidate for the
office of Sheriff, sublect to the decision of
the Republican county convention.
w23-tf Jonx WiLKix,
Short Horn and Poland-China.
Mcdway Herd of Short Horn cattle and
Poland-China hogs. I will sell good pigs
with good pedigrees (from the most noted
sires) for S10. A pig from this herd made
one pound of porK from three pounds of
feed on a challenge test last year.
w2SM!t J. C Hvtjk.
FOR STATE PRINTER.
We note that the Kausss Cily Times
ami Wichita Beacon arc out in a fay.
orable mention of the editor of this
paper for slate printer. We would do
no violence to the feelings of these
friends vrhoe generosity lakes so prac.
lical a turn, hut ro cau't forget the
source. Just as well immolate a man
at once as to stud him before a lle
publicnn convention with au endorse
ment trom the Dcacou and Times, tor
thi. reason we are glad that they
didn't bring- u out tor Governor.
And we suggest to Governor Martin
that he but we guess we won't.
BARBER COUNTY FRUIT.
From Sun City, on the head waters
of the Medicine river, 120 miles south
west of Wichita, in Barber county,
there reaches the Eaoi.k office, by ex
press, jct-terday morning, a peck of
peaches and a peck of apples uitli a
card inside reading "compliments of
Louis Bissantz and O. C. Xeichbors."
One hundred and twenty miles south
west ot the Arkansas rlyor such apples
as would make the eye of a fruit man
brighten, but probably with incredu
lity. This exprced compliment is
fuiother revelation to ti. Orchards
Mnd such f'tiit SjO miles southwest of
Kansab Citv ami the Missouri ritcr
It is an earnest of the truth of ail that
has been claimed of Barber county
and not only that but i the promise
of a dense i.onulation, happy home;.
and a prosperous people. Whei e such
fruit grows all ihese will follow sure
ly and quickly. The gentlemen named
will accept our thanks.
ANOTHER HAILWAY CONNEC
TION. A proposition to vote one hundred
and twenty thousand dollars in bonds
iu. Slallord county in aid of the D.,
M.& A. railway ha been submitted
with the proviso that the bonds shall
bo delivered only when the road is
coustructd and In running order to
St: John and fo Stafford from a con
nection with the Fort Scott and Wich
ita. This proposition would seem to
indicate that after all the D. M. & A.
are couutiug on Wichita as a base.
It will be remembered that the Eacile
said a few week since that the con
struction of the I. M. & A. in the ab
sence of termiual facilities of its own,
would necessitate the operation of its
principal trains from Wichita In con
nection or over the Ft Scott and
Wichita. If theD. M.& A. is built
as far s Stntlord it will make a com
peting line to the Wichita aud Colo
rado, providing the former road can
arrange for trains from Wichita to
Conway Springs. But the D. M. &
A. ain't built yet.
COLORED SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Emporia is having a lively racket
over the question of a separate school
for colored children. The fourth
ward of that city petitions the board
for such a school on the ground that
the present rooms are too crowded,
that there are a sufficient number of
colored children to make up a school
and the further suggestion that it
would be for the best interest of both
blacks aud whites. The board answers
the petitioners by firing the following
The supreme court of the state of
Kansas in the case of Board of Educa
tion vs. Tiunor, 26 Kas., page 2, has
decided that the legislature of the
state has not passed an act giving
power or authority to ooarus oi
education of cities of the second class
to establish separate schools of cduca.
tion of white and colored children,
aud to exclude the colored children
from the white schools, and therefore
the boards of education of such cities
have no such power.
The new board cf examiners ap
pointed by Secretary Whitney to
overhaul the Dolphin and report
what changes aud improvements arc
necessary to bring her up to the stan
dard required by the contract and the
act of congress providing for her
building have completed their labors.
They report that the sum of $325. will
be all that will Lave to be expenned
for the purpose And this is the piti
ful sum for which a cabinet officer of
Cleveland's administration ruins a
great ship builder, bucli au outrage
seems impossible but it is true.
The Chicago Iutcr Ocean describes
the first assistant postmaster general,
Stevenson, as having been during the
war "a jack lawyer at Mctamora, and
in downright copperhcadiun excelled
even the late William O'Brien and 8,
John and Wilbur Stilts, the twin broth
ers with twin wives, aro driving a pair of
twin black horses while the match bays sua
out to pasture for a rest.
Kansas City has caught on to the
name given it by tbo Eagle, accept
ing it In all good faith as appropriate,
Wo"sbonld judge, by the fact that the
Journal alludes to tho city council as
the wind marhinc.
"Our letters have been twenty days
reaching Havana," said a business
man of Boston rcccully. "when they
should have gont) there In a week. A
a rule wc send them privately by the
steamers and mail them at Havana.
And yet I sec in the papers that this
is a busineos administration." It's
business on paper.
Bell, the supervising architect, to
please tho Times and the politicians of
Kanns Cily. spent too much money
on the marble wain'coting of the new
public building at tbnt place, that is,
spent more than tho appropriation
would warrant, for which I hey Iiatl
him kicked out. Now they arc crow
ing over the cutcness of tho job.
Tho yacht Puritan which was built
expressly to defend the American cup,
cost nine members of the Eislcrn
Yacht club, of Xcw York, a little over
$3,000 apiece, or $30,000 altogetl er.
The boat will be sold at nticliuu to
day, in New York bay, and is expect
ed to bring not more than $15,000. on
account of not being of but little u-e
except as a racer.
The New York Herald sajb tint
during his visit to Wai-Iiiugtou, "Gov.
SL John had a loug talk with IVstum
ter General Vilas, in which he filed
charges agalust the postmasters who
have scandalised him. He thinks he
will make a case against them aud that
in the near future be will have their
scalps," all of which meaus that some
body is beiug kicked by au a-.-.
THE WICHITA POSTOFFICE.
St. John stepped down to Washing
ton tho other day anil made a fewsiig
ecslious to tint president concerning
Jvsusas noMolllre-. li i, understood
thil he recommended lliu continuance
of M unlock ut U irhila, aud gamed
the consent ol Mr. Cleveland to give
Joe IIihUoii the lirt vacaucj. St.
John, in addition to being a man of
scholarlv attainments, remembers his
friends. Kansas City Time-.
Yes, St. Johu in his solicilmlti for
the welfare of Murdork lays awake at
night. And so do tiio gentle slsicr
membcrs of the W. '. T. U. Only
for his great solicitude for the feelings
and auxiclics of the ladies Mr. Cleve
land would have long siuco bounced
the oflensive Murdock, but when in
addition to the prayers of the sisters
comes the pleadings of a double Saint
Peter bt. John, none need longer won
der whv the Democracy of Wichita
have been left to inntirn and cry in
Tho Toneka Capital indulges in a
grumble over the ICansas mail service.
The fnult-liuUiiig is timclv. iho ser
vice never was so haphazard or irregu
lar as for the past few mouths. Com
plaints reach tho Eagle almost daily
and from points to which wc happen
to personally know the mails aro for
warded promptlv and iiulailinglv.
A gentleman from Lawrence says:
"1 received last week four papers "at
onetime after awaiting three days
without a paper.'' At Jtossvilic, Sil
ver Like aud all along the Uuion Pa
cific this same complaint reaches us.
Onthc A..T. &S. F., all along the
road, similar complaints of careless
delivery of the mail from the trains,
reach this office daily. One or two
things is true, there if cither a lack of
help to propcry distribute the paper
mails or there is criminal negligence.
Will the superintendent of railway
mail service please give the subject
such attention as to correct the evil?
With the favorable prospect of the
railroads pushing their terminuses far
ther wet and new ones coming in,
with the continuation of good crops
aud ttic present outlook toralargc im
migration this fall, the western coun
ties of Kansas, will, in our opinion,
double their present population withiu
the next twelve mouths. Every year
marks a gradual increase in the puce
of real estate in southwest Kansas,
hence cverv dollar invested in this di
recllon will reali7e handsome returns
to the Investor-. To men of large
means or men of limited capital, ou
will find a prolitalde investment in
wes'ern Kansas, aud a morn favorable
time for iiitestmcnt than the present
will netet agaiu be presented. Keal
estate in southw est KmiMis is now at its
lowest valuation and a every year in
dicates a brighter prospect forlvan-as,
it is onlv a mntter of fact that it will
double its present value within two
jcarn with continued prosperity.
Lake City Prairie Dog.
MOUNT HOPE KAN.
Mount Hon:, Sept. 2IM, 1885.
To the Editor of the Fazlc.
Mrs. W. C. Webtcr is visiting,
friends and relatives in Illinois, hut is
expected homo soon.
Dr. Bradford, Dr. Fields, George
Cofliuau and Mr-. Harris have re
turned home from Kansas county
They all entered land under the "lim
ber culture act" and speak in the
highest leruii of the couutry.
Corn is jieldiug more per acre in
this neighborhood than was predicted
a month ago. But Utile laud is being
seeded to wheat, Mr. Swencj putting
out the largest crop 70 acres.
Miss Tate ha secured the school at
Mount Hope at $33 1-3 per month.
Johu W. Woodward at Highland at
$40 per mouth.
Considerable anxiety is felt in re
gard to hog cholera, none howevtr,
has appeared in this locality.
Mr. J. Keller lias nearly completed
one of the prettiest little dwelling
houses in this port, having done near
ly all the work himself.
Mr. Miuson bus about 1.000 bushels
of old corn on bund.
II. B. Ferguson has a fine residence
in course of election.
"The Sunday School convention held
at Mount Hope on the 13ih iust.,
proved to be the most interesting time
ever held in this neighborhood. The
subjects were more fully discussed, a
better feeling prevailed, the singing
was better, ss also the dinner and
more of it than at any public gather
ing I have attended for years. Quite a
number were out from Mulvauc.
Among others I noticed Miss Tate,
Miss Hall. Mr. Wilson, aud Miss Ida
Howard. We propose to hold au
othcr ere loug of which due notice
will be given. Respectfully, It. A. II.
THE STORY OF KANSAS.
Hon. A. W. Campbell, ill a let'cr lo
his paper, the Wheeling, West Vir
ginia, Intelligencer, says:
The story of ICansas is a pretty fa
miliar one lo most newspaper readers.
She has had au eventful history, aud it
can be said of her, as of the "hundred
and forty and four thousand." that
she has come up l her present status
through "great tribulations " From
the time she was organized as a terri
tory, in 1854, up almost to flic time of
her admission as a state, in iooi, sno
was a battle ground, whereon was
fought the great prclimiuary battle be
tween the free and the slave stales.
All through tho war that succeeded
this contest sho was rent and torn by
thejayhawkcrsof both armies. And
since the war she has bad her full share
of misfortunes in the shape of drouths
and grasshoppers. But, nevertheless,
despite all these tribulations, she has
astonished the world by her extraor
dinary growth in population and
Kansas is the geographical center of
the United States, as you will see by a
map of the Union, aud it is therefore
meet that she should be a great com
mouwcaltb a state that all Amcrir
cans can be proud of. In point of area
aud in point of production, and in
point of railroads, schools and wide-
spread intelligence she I indeed one
of the empire state of the Union, aud
when sno emerges irons ncr prewui
youth into the lull maturity of years
she will probablv rauk as the imperial
state in all that vast domain that lies
west of the Mississippi river and north
of the Indiau Territory.
Already, although not half settled,
sho produces about one-eighth of the
corn crop of the United States, aud
about one-tenth of the wheat crop,
aud pretty much the same proportion
as respects oats, hay and livo stock.
in corn and liogs sne is coming rapimy
to tho front, aud In wheat, cattle and
sheep she is high up in tho column.
As yet sho has but fourteen inhab
itants to the square mile, and yet 6hc
has about a million and a quarter of
people. What will her population he
and what will her development be
when, as lu Massachusetts, she hail
275 people to the square mile. The as
sessed value ol tier wealtn, an toui, in
1860, was only about $25,UUU,UUO. i o-
dav tho truo value Is about $600,000,-
000. Desnitc nil of tho hindrances of
her carlv history and tho drawbacks
of latcr'datc, this wealth has nearly
all been created out of hersoll by the
pioneer class of poor and hardy iiu-
misrrauls. Thcro must bo a great
deal in a soil and also a great deal in
a people that cau show such a record
There is scarcely no end to the filing
of charters for new railroads of late.
While wc do not expect that all of
them will be built this year, at least.
yet wc think wc sec signs that show
that ttic slate is to do uouc-comueu
as it were with railroads. Tho price
of steel rails is but $30 per tou, and
the diQcrcuco betwecu that and the
price but a few years ago is shown
when we state that $100 per ton was
paid for the iron rails which were first
laid on what is now the Kansas
City branch of the A. T.&. S. F. It. It.
1?S8 than one-third is now paid for
steel rails than was paid then for iron
oues, which could hardly be given
away uow. The labor aud everything
connected with lailroad building is
low as compared with a few years ago.
This fact coupled with the fact that
the neccesity of Kansas for more rail-
loads Is couceded. aud that money is
abuudaut aud cheap, satisfies us that
there will! be inanv. many miles of
railroad built in this state during the
next year. Why J. Gould could afiord
to bliild a few hundred miles ot rail
road, so as to start a boom in
slocks. out of which he
would make more than the
cost of the railroads. He has been
trviim to ect that boom started by
ol her means and failed, and has now
tinned his attention to railroad build
ing for that as one of the objects To
peka must get some of these roads or
lair behind in the race. That this is a
fact, it seems to us must be couceded
by ever- one who desires to sec our
citv nro-ncr. It is not uccessary to
use arguments with tho fools who pro
fess lo be a I raid that if wc build up a
larire city it will injure the laboring
I'AIR WEEK AT HARPER.
To the Editor of the Ejtcu.
Tho week closing tuis Saturday night has
been so busy that your correspondent could
not find time to even send a telegram to tell
of its events. It is fair week and tho town
has been very lively, business has been good
with our merchants, times brighter for our
farmers, and an excellent fair and that splen
did troupe, tho Simon's comedy company,
havo caused people generally to tako a little
recreation and look on tho bright sido of
Our fair has been a grand success in most
respects, very satisfactory all around, wc
believe, speaking much for the management.
Tho old charge of fifty cents for round trip
to tho grounds has always secmod to us a
great mistake and is so regarded by many,
but it is still tolerated. This exhorhitant
chargo doubtly greatly lessened the attend.
ance from tho city; three times as many city
people should havo attended.
The disnlavs were very crediable and
spoke volumes for Harper county soil and
husbandry. Tho stock exhibit was better
than the fruit and agricultural display. The
races of course attracted much attention
and compared favorably with other fairs in
this part of the state. The track, buildings
and grounds were universally admired,
everything being finished up in good shape
and bearing a look of permancy. Tho
grounds are planted with forest trees which
are doing finely and will soon greatly im
It is yet impossible to tell exactly how
successful, financially, the association has
been this year, but despito heavy expenses
tncro will be a surplus of between $500. and
One of the pleasant events of tho fair was
the public marriaceof 31 Us Wall to Mr.
Webb, both of this city. It was a premium
wedding and the presents amounted to sever
al hundred dollars worth of household goods.
An audience of probably 3,000 witnessed tho
A baby show in tho afternoon attracted
much attention and no small amount of in
terest among exhibitors.
Over $50,000. worth ot real estato chanced
t bands in this part of the country during tho
An important newspaper change will take
place in this city this week, of which we
are not privileged to speak at present
Wo are promised a great cut in prices on
lumber nothing would do more for the
town and country than just such an occur
rence. Harper has for the past few months
felt the depressing effect of high prices in
lumber, the more so on account of the
former very reasonablo prices which did so
much to attract trade here.
The city schools have opened with an en
rollment of upwards of four hundred pupils
and nine teachers. Uevcr beforo have our
schools opened with such favorable auspices.
Nine commodious, well-furnished rooms.the
property of the district were in readiness,
and a district high school department was
The Simon troopo has played here every
night this week and to several crowded
bouses. We envy vur sister Wichita the
citizenship of to popular and talented an
actor as Mr. J. A. Simon, in the character o
"Fagin the Jew" be certainly has few peers
on the stago.
Our new buildings aro being finished up
and occupied with good stocks.
The three printing offices were overrun
with work this week and six or seven print
ing presses wero run almost constantly day
and night, the entire week.
Business in every department of trade is
brightening and mammoth fall stocks are
being brought on or purchased on the pros
pects of a good trade this fall. G.
Goduaui), Sept. 23, '85.
To the Editor or the Esxle.
The people of Illinois township and
vicinity had a very pleasant musicalc
at the home of the Itcv. W. Dorman,
on Sunday evening last, the instance
being the close of Mrs. Deacon's sec
ond term of instrumental music
taught in this vicinity. At an early
hour the houso and porch was well
filled, her friends who came to take
leave of her preparatory to her leav
ing for Harper, where she lives. The
occasion was one long to bo remem
bered by trleude present, and consist
ed of souirs, solos, duetts and chants
until all were satisfied with tbo teach
er's superior skill in vocal and instru
mental music, and it was late iu the
eteuingwheu good-byes were said.
Among the friends preseut was notic
ed Mr. aud Mrs. Kolston, Mr. aud
Mrs. Brittons,Mr. Barrow and family,
aud manv others beside her class.
May she live Icug aud continue to con
tribute to the young and old in the
musical art is the wish of her many
friends. W. S.
A Jersey cattle sale at Harry Bin's yes
terday at which many very fino animals
wero sold, was well attended by cattlemen
who are improving their milk stock. Toler
bought ono yearling out of which ho ex
pects to raiso a fine milker.
Mr. Towson, from Washington City,
bought $1,360 in cily property Saturday
and yet only remained one day in the city.
He will return in a few weeks and open a
wholesale notion house.
'Squire Boss came in from Clearwater yes
terday and wu delivering lectures In the
THE TRUE STORY.
The Eaole published the other day
a recital from the Cincinnati Commer
cial-Gazette of how Senator Plumb
caught the smallpox. Hon. Jacob
Stotler, editor of the Wellington Press
who was at tho time on Pumb's paper,
the Emporia News, and with whom ho
roomed at time, tells the straight
storv, as follows:
Tho account of tho Commercial-Gazette
Is mainly correct. Tho idea that
Plumb drove 'to Lawrence with a load
of produce must havo made the sena
tor smile when ho read It. It was in
1857, and there was not a load of pro
duco in what was theu Breckcuridgo
(now Lyon) county. Up to that spriug
there were not lo exceed twenty fami
lies in the county. That spriug tho
rush came and nobody hail raised any
thing to market. Plumb was making a
trip from Lawrence to Emporia afoot.
A friend of his, a Mr. Wright, from
Ohio, had gone before him towards
Emporia, aud when Plumb reached
Burlltigamc he learned that Wright
had been taken down with the small
pox, and that ho bad been thrown in
to an old shed by the landlord, ono
Titus. The circumstances related
above as to how Plumb took care of
the man and saved his life arc about
the facts. Plumb came homo to Em
poria but did not take the discaso for
a month or six weeks. We remember
that ho frequently congratulated him
self on his escape, a? so long a time
had elapsed after his exposure
hpfnro ho tool: thn discaso iu
Juue, after ho had douothc press work
on the llrst side ot mo nrsi uuuiucr oi
the Emporia News, and after he had
been ailing for several days, we were in
his room iu tho old Emporia houso and
discovered the blotches all over his
face. There were then five or six
houses in Emporia. The people were
gathering at the little hotel office for
church. Wo went down aud reported
that Plumb had the smallpox. Wc
shall never forget the scene. The
preacher didn't wait to make any an
nouncement. Ho threw the saddlo on
his ponv and lit out over the hills in a
gallop, and there was a general dispo
sition on tho part of all present to fol
low the preacher's example. One
brave pioneer, now Dr. Leigh Mc
Clung, of Xenia, Ohio, helped us
get Mr. Plumb in a wagon, nud we
hauled him to a littlo log cabin that
stood on the lull northwest of the cily,
where S. P. Loomis now resides, and
there the editor of the Emporia News
went through tbo small pox iu the reg
ular way, suffering very greatly, be
ing deprived of all the modern com
fort and surronndings of sickness.
His fricud McCluug stuck by him to
the end. and fortunately that was the
ouly case of tho loathsome disease that
resulted rrom numb s urave aci iu
Burlingame. Had he not happened
alontr as be did Wrisht would have
died. Poor Wright was so discour
aged bv his unfortunate introduction
to Kansas that after staying at Em-
noriaia few weeks he went back to
Ohio and remained there.
BELLE PLAIN E.
Hi:i.li: Plaixe, Kas., Sept. 23.
To the Editor of the Dally Eagle:
We continue to grow; new houses
are being erected, and the D., M. & A.
will soon be graded to Kingman. Tho
hands were paid oil recently.
Sidewalks are being built from the
business centers of town to the A., T.
& S. F. depot.
Humphrey has moved into his brick
building on Fourth avenue.
W. II. Hitchcock & Son have re
turned trom their prospecting lour in
norlhwc-t Kansas nud southern Xc-bra-kn.
but found no p'nee equal to the
Dr. llipperlon bus returned from
Hamilton c-iinly, where lie i the pro
prietor ol over one huudrcd acre-, of
A lire was kindled indiscriminately
by ihildreii iu the cast part of town
j cslerdny and burned up a stable, etc.,
and a pair of horses were so severely
injured "hat one. auhow, is likely to
Yesterdav the Uepuiilicau convcu
lifU was held iu Wellington and nom
inated: For treasfrer, II. II. Ander
son for the long term, and for the
short term James Hamilton, of Lon
don township: for shcrifl", S. Ij. Jones,
t'lcardalc; for register of deeds, W. It.
Wallace, of Belle Plainc; county clerk,
w. II. Kerry, present incumbent; lor
suncyor, S. T. Wood; for coroner,
Dirk Stephenson, of Wellington.
A telegram has just arrived an
nouncing tho death of Mrs. Mary
Brown, daughter of Wm. Barton, who
lives near this place. They arc among
the oldest settlers of this county. Mrs.
B. died in Mead county, after "a short
illness, at first intermittent fever and
then typhoid and iuflaniation of the
brain. ism.i.E i'LAiNiTK.
Sedgwick, Kas. Sept. 20, '33
To the E4itor of the Easle.
The School buildiug is now com
plete, except a few minor points such
as outside painting, etc. Our schools
will opcu to-morrow wilh six teachers,
Mr. Tull, our new landlord at the
Commercial, is making some needed
improvements iu and about the pro
perly. He i determined to mike it
a pleasant place to stop at.
A daughter of L. M. Finch, residing
in Howard county, has been visiting
her father and sister, Mrs. Anderson,
for the past ten days.
Parmentcr and Almack will erect
cribs with a rapacity to hold -10,000
bushels of ear corn. With such men
on the market as the above linn,
Sbacfer & Finn. Hall & Wiley.
Itobcrt Itogcrs, Holmes & Waugh,
etc., our farmers will be
assured of top prices for their corn
this fall. G. II. Perry has contracted
f.r the erection of a residence on his
lots on South Commercial. He will
occupy the same as soou as completed,
110 leaves ;i uuu iuiiii iu uiaut lunji-
ship, which will make him a good
living. Ho proposes taking times easy
in the future.
Our schools are attracting quite a
number or people to our town. Wc
arc glad to note the desire manifested
by parents for the higcr education of
.t.! .I.M.I..'... I, t. 1.a S..fnnCn.. nC
their children. It is the intention of
the board to use all means h their
power (o provide all educational facil
ities demanded and to make it pos
sible for tho children of all classes to
atfalu to a degree of advancement
aud culture In our home school that
will fit them to enter any of tho ordin
ary vocation of life.
Quite a number of our citizens arc
recreating in Indiana and Ohio at
present, having gone on au excursion
gotten up by G. W. Kanavcl, of this
C.C. Blin aud family havo gone lo
Utah to visit relatives living there.
Miss Sofie Nichols and n Mr. Frey
arc to be married this evening at th'e
home of tho bride's mother in Eagle
township. Quite a number of invita
tions were extended to parties iu
Cougdon Bros, new building is tip
to the second tioor joist, w. a. uni
on has leased the upper room lor n
skating rink. It will be 44x83 feet.
Our new attorney Judgo Pago has
purchased the W. A. Giffin property
ou the southwest corner ot Fifth and
Madison Burt will proceed to erect
another house in tho near future.
Stephen Illchardsou has sold his
farm one mile east of town to a
brother of J. W. Trump for $53 per
acre, who will occupy the sarao in fho
We received but one Eaole from
tho fifth to the fourteenth and since
that dale have missed one or two
numbers. We would not havo al
luded to this had it not
been for our wife, who has
become so attached to the paper that
it seems to be one of the essentials of
The reunion at Topcka will not be
attended as numerously by ' the boys
from this locality this year as In the
passed cause. Everybody busy and
some are saving up the ducats intend
ing to make the trip to California
Tho ladies of Sedgwick havo organ
ized a temperance union. Sedgwick
is dcciuely a temperance town uoin in
theory aud practice, hut still thero is
nlentv of work to do and extend to
the good ladies in this work. Our
best wishes for their success,
Our county fair will he iu session
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,
of this week. P. McManis.
Sallra's Railroad Boom.
Sauna, Kas., Sept. 22. Col. Hoxte, vice
president of the Missouri Pacific railroad,
arrived by special car last night. A large
crowd of citizens accompanied by a band of
music gave him a most cordial welcome.
This morning at 11 o'clock, after tho rail
road officials had been shown about the city,
they were greeted by a largo audience at the
opera house. Col. Iloiie made a
straight-forward, busincss-liko statement to
bis hearers, and was most enthusiastically
cheered. He, stated that his road was now
ready to build through to Salina and from
here northwest as soon as the aid was voted.
That he meant business. The people could
rely upon his statement. Ho was followed
by Col. Everest, attorney for tho road, who
made a strong and effective, speech. The
graders will begin to throw dirt to-morrow
in tho direction of Lincoln Centre. The
grade, to tho north lino of tho country, a
distanco of eight miles, will bo completed
at oncc. Tho petitions for voting aid to tho
Missouri Pacific aro being rapidly signed
and before many days the election will be
called. Salina is already booming on tho
certainty of tho coming of the now road.
Now YorK Politics.
bAKAToaa. bent. i. lho mornine
openou uright una at an cany nour tna cor
ridors leadinir to tho hotels presented an an'
imatcd scene. The convention will assemble
at tho Casino at 10 o clock. Indications
point to o lively scrimmago for tho nomina
tion for governor. Were it possiblo for
New York city to join hands upon a candi
date this morning beforo going into conven
tion, thcro is no doubt tbat such a man
would rectivo tho nomination lor governor
with a hurrah: but all hopo of this has been
abandoned for tho present, and tho situation
is a docidedly mixod one. Out of several hun
dred representatives now in tho field, thero is
not a man rasn enough to predict who will
bo nominated. If tho poll of tho delegates
had been made at midnicht. tho probabili
ties aro that Gen. Carr would havo been tho
nominee. His strength docs not appear to
havo weakened ver3 materially sinco then,
and ho will surely enter tbo convention with
createst number of vctes, unless a serious
break ocenrs in his ranks within the next
two hours. Levi V. Morton, Cornelius U.
Bliss. A. It. Cornell. Ira Davenport and Mr,
Drcxel aro all strong to-day, and their re
spective friends sav they have coma to stay.
(Jen. Wm. U. Seward, of Auburn, is still in
tho field, and appears to havo a largo follow
ing. Ho appears to be the most prominent
dark horso in the Bopubliean stables.
Seward's friends claim that unless
a selection is made on tho first or second
ballot, their candidate will como to tho
front with flying colors. The great unan
iinitv, harmony and good feelini. about
which thero has been so much talk among
tho leaders, docs not exist. Many state
ments havo been grossly exaggerated. Lvery
thine i. serene on tho surface, but it is un
derstood that there was a bad break in tho
New York City delegation last night, and
unless thev can como together and unito on
a candidate, they acknowledge that a har
monious feeling is not as wen uecnou as
should bo under tbo circumstances. Thero
will nrobablv bo a dozen candidates placed
beforo tho convention after tbo permanent
organization, and an informal ballot will bo
taken, followed by anadjournment until this
evening or to-morrow morning.
At 12:20 n. m. Jacob D. Warren, chair
man of tho stato committee, called tho con
vention to order. Tho roll havinu been
called tho chairman announced that the
committee bad ngreed upon Senator War
ren Jlilier as temporary ciiainnan. jir.
Miller was received with enthusiasm. In
his address ho called attention to tho fact
that tho Republican party of tho state, for
tho first timo in tweniy-nvo years, w as con
fronted by both federal and the stato gov
ernment in tho hands of tho llemocracy.
Ho advocated a rigid adueranco to tho pro
tection of American industries and Ameri
can labor. Upon tho question of civil ser-
vico ol tno government, -inner emu mo imi
nublieans had nut tho latter into practical
uso and wero committed to it- Mr. Hitler
closed bv t avinc tbat a grand victory will
bo achieved in November next.
Tho chairman was authorized to appoint
the usual committees and tho convention
adiourned until 4:30 p. m.
it was 4:50 p. m. when tho convention was
again called to order. Tho chair announced
that tho first business in order was tho re-
nort of tho commiiteo on contested scats.
Gen. Sharp, chairman of tho committee, re
ported in favor of recognizing the contest
ants in tho First Albany district, and the
regular delegation from the Second Albany
district. Tho committee on permanent or
ganization reported for pcrmament chair
man Col. James Hustcd, and a lUt of secre
taries composed of tbo names of Koman,
Chickering, Haines and Barker, and also a
long list of vice-presidents. Tho report was
adonted and amid sreat applause Gen.
Hutrd took the chair.
The following names were then placed in
nomination for governor: Ira Davenport,
of Steuben county; Levi 1". Morton, Jos. B.
Carr, (Carr's nomination was the occasion
for uproarious and repeated applause), Jas.
s W.'nhiiT-nc of Alb&nv countv: James W.
Drexclvof New York; Cornelius N. Bliss, of
New York; Ucn. Win. u. iowan, oi uayu
A motion to adjourn until morning was at
this point very decidedly voted down, viva
voce. A motion for an hour s recess was
likewise defeated. Mr. Gcorgo Bliss, of tho
committee on resolutions, stated that tho
commiiteo boned for an early adjournment
to-night in order to givo timo"lofurthcr hear
tho representations ot tho labor interest, ana
tho soldiers' interest beforo formulaunc
platform, (applause). Mr. Fossott moved
that tho ballot be taken and an adjournment
had until morning; lost by a strong viva
vole. A motion to proceed to ballot for
governor wo3 then adopted. Tho roll was
called by districts and resulted as follows:
Davenport, 105; Carr, 203; Morton, 42;
Seward, 07; bwincburne, ,-; ujwm; war
ren. 137: Drcxel. 37: Bliss, 63; Cornell, 4;
Evcretls, 1; Stearn, 1; Chas. Andrews, 1;
whole number of voles cast, GUI; necessary
fnr chinee. 471.
At tho conclusion of the first ballot the
convention at 8:30 adjourned until to-morrow.
Many delegates to tho Dcmocratio State
convention aro now arriving, and thero is
a nrettv crood representation of both politi
cal narties around tho hotels to-nicht. As
yet all that can bo said of tho Democratic
situation as expounded by tho new arrivals.
is that Hill is evidently tho leading favorjto
for governor, witli cooper louowing mm
Kansas Cur, Sept. 2i The Times'
Maysville, Kas., special says: The Demo
cratic county convention made tho follow
in?? nominations: For treasurer. J. A.
Houghton; clerk, IL C. Woodwortb; sheriff,
M. llaskins; recorder, G. Godwin; surveyor,
N. T. Schuiitz; coroner, .Dr. t. Hammer.
Tho Times' Columbus, Kas., special says:
The Kepublican county convention nomin
ated tho following ticket to-day: Sheriff,
W. T. Lane; county clerk, IL W. Sandisky;
treasurer, E. B. Turner; recorder, S. J. Tim
berlake; surveyor, E. W. Cooler; coroner, L.
The Democratic convention will meet tho
3d of October.
Welcome Plaudit Well Done.
EuroRiA, Kas., Sept. 22. Tho Lyon
county Kepublican convention met in this
city to-day and with ereat harmony and en
thusiasm renominated all the incumbents
for a second terra as follows: For county
treasurer, C. T. Cavancss; for county clerk,
Koland Lakin; for sheriff, J. H. Wilhitc; for
register of deeds, E. Beck; for superintendent
OI public instruction, jiii'b ji. av wuwj
for county surveyor, K. H. Edmiston. Dr.
J. J. Wr'ebt presided as chairman of tho
convention, ana y. v.i-nniipi wan ciwhhi
chairmam of tho new county central com
mittee. The following resolutions wero adopted:
Tho Jtepublican party oi iiyon county, in
convention assembled, declares:
First That it reaffirms tho principles em
bodied in tho national, stato anu county
nlatfonnsof tho Kenublicans partv in 1884.
Second That it congratulates tho Kepub
lican party or Kansas upon us success in
restoring to tho gubernatorial chair of this
great state n man who combines patriotism
and statesmanship, and who possesses the
will and tho courace to execute, all laws en
acted bv our legislature.
Third Tbat it endorses and ratines tno
settlement of the liquor question in this
Elate and nlodires its hcartv SUDPOrt lo tho
enforcement of all laws enactod upon that
subject, and it is opposed to tho resubmis
sion in every guiso and form.
Fourth That believinir that tho best way
to carry out its principles and servo the state
is iu uiecv ivcpuunuiiiB vu an uunea wuum
tho gift of tho people, it heartily pledges its
support to tho nominees of this convention.
Tor-KKA, Sept, 22. Gov. Martin to-day
issued a proclamation offering a reward of
S250 for the apprehension of Arthur Nor-
ris, the murderer of Frank O'Conner, who
was killed at Uskaloosa on the -0th mst.
Hon.Jno. C. Scott Dead.
Ft. Scott, Sept. 22. News has just been
received nero oi me ueatu oi lion. John J.
Scott, which occurred at Cberryvalc, Mon
day. John C. Scott was one of the oldest
and ablest newspaper men in Kansas and
had a wido reputation among all classes of
people. For tbo past two years up until
very roccntly ho wasengaged in the publi
cation of the Fredonia Times and was com
pelled by failing of health to rotiro from
business, and moved to Cherrvvale, where
his only daughter and child lived, and in
whoso house he spent his last hours. Con
sumption was the cause of his death. No
Kansan has died recently who left more per
sonal friend: than ho.
Harvey County Fair.
Newton, Kas., Sept. 22. Tho Harvey
county fair opened yesterday. The displays
in horses, cattle, hogs, sheep and poultry
aro very large and fine; all the stalls and
pens are full. The showing in fruits vege
tables, grains and house plants and domestic
manufactures is immense, nothing like it
has ever befoie been seen in southern Kan
sas. In the races this afternoon 6. Lehman's
Titus won the green trot in 2:46; Alexis won
one of the running races and Anto the other.
They are tho property of O. B. Uildreta and
were sired by his thoroughbred Astrol.
WAnaoroir. D. 0.. Sent. 23. Commo
dore Alex. A. Semises, commandant of the
Washington naw vard. died suddenly at
Hamilton, Loudon county, Va., yesterday
The president to-dar appointed S. M.
Stockslager, of Indiana, to bo second assist
ant cuoinuuioaer ot toe general ianu ouicc,
rice Luther Harrison, resigned.
Tho United States steamers Swatara and
Yantic, which have about $10,400,000 in sil
ver coin on board, wero duo at
Washington yesterday but havo not been
heard from since they sailed from Key West
Tho delay in their arrival is undoubtedly
due to tho present stormy weather and it la
behoved they encountered heavy gales off
Capo Hatleras. No uneasiness is felt for the
safety of the vessels or their cartro. however.
either at tno nary or treasury denartments.
as tno vessels are stauncn ana strong ana in
charge of able and discreet officers.
Tho sccretaryof tho treasury will make a
personal investigation of the qua of Mr.
Sterling, weigher at the New York custom
house, wno was suspended on Alonuay. but
will take no further action in tho matter
until after Collector lledden reports to him
all the circumstances attending the removal
of Capt. Bacon and tho appointment of
SATS THE SZroRTS ARE FALSE.
Mr. Dorman B. Eaton, chairman of tho
civil servico commission, declares that tho
statement that he had cha'ced his cxnenspi
at Washington to the government is a wan
ton raisenoou. uo lurtnor savs tbat bo did
not tender his resignation about the timo
tho present administration came in and he
would not then have tendered It had it been
requested, as ho thought a chango at that
timo contrary to tne spirit ot tno civil ser
vice reform act,
Tho followinc letter of resignation bv Mr.
Dorman It. Eaton, chairman of tho civil ser
vico commission has been furnished tho as
sociated press lor publication:
United States Civil Servico Commis
sioner Mr. Eaton, in his iettor, which is dated
July 28th, says: "In execution of a purpose
of which I informedyou several weeksjago.l
very respectfully lender my resignation as
civil service commissioner, but out of defer
enco to your wishes I will not urge its ac
ceptance until such timo in tho autumn as
you may lind convemont for a now appointment-
It may not, I hope, bo inappropri
ate if I add somo words of explanation.
Prior to the passago of tho civil servico act
of January 10th, 1883, I had held under
three earlier presidents and was then holding
under President Arthur an official position,
uoiviy analogous to my present omco as
crviL sebvice commissioner
and for nearly tho whole period I bad served
wiuioui compensation ana naa been com
pelled to bear my own traveling expenses,
including tboso of a journey to Europe, and
othor preparations of an extensive report,
made at tho request of thoso presidents, but
printed by congress. I had taken an active
part by which my tuua was largely taxed in
connection witn tne preparation and pass-
ago oi mat law. w ncn tne lime, arrived
for executing its preparation it seemed to
me tbat I could not fairly bo called upon to
iUBKW . lUikUVl OdWUlkO Ul 111,
in aid of civil servico reform, besides the
enemies of reform wero so kind as to charcro
that I bad promoted the act for the treble
purposes of earning notoriety, an office and
a salary. But President Arthur without tho
least intimation to mo of his purpose, nomi
nated me and I was confirmed as a commis
sioner and when I was about to decline, the
men as ot reiorm, witn whom l bad labored
for many vears in ita behalf, lnaintjifl T vat
in duty bound to accept and thoso enemies
made clear their purpose of chanrini: any
refusal on my part as a coward by shrinking
from the speedy and disgraceful failure sure
to tollow any attempt to executo so chimen
cal and impracticable a statute. In such a
situation I had hardly n liberty of choice
but l entered upon my official duties with
the declared purposoof remaining hardly
moro than a year, in which at least' tho con
structive work of making rules and regula
tions anu oi eniorcing a now system at its
most difficult stago could bo accomplished.
At tno enu or mat timo i naa become inter
ested moro deeply than ever in tho
of the new system. Its great utility and
easy process bad gained tho commendation
ol the presiaent oi tno united btales and
moro largely tho party with power and
secured from a committeo of tlirteen mem
bers of tho Damocratic houso of representa
tives a unanimous report declaring the great
usefulness oi tno law ana rules, and com
mending what is described as "tho intelli
gent, efficient, non-partisan and consicntious
work of the civil servico commission." I
could then seo no obligation to remain
longer, as thcro had been done that which
tho enemies of reform had declared to bo
impossible and tho law and rules wero vin
dicated, but there wero impractical methods
which wero not full v matured and I remained
to take part
IN THEIR DEVELOPMENT,
and when a few months later I
was about to insist on being re
lieved thoso triends persuaded mo by
urging that thcro would bo a critical period
in caso a new party should come into pow
er, and I saw plainly from hostile journals
that I should bo charged if I resigned with
flceine from the perils of tho crisis. It was
clear enough that no excuse from my long
service and no declaration ot my confidence
in tho reform policy of tho presidential can
didate and statesman of tho Democratic
party would relievo mo from the damaging
possibility of such a charge. As a private
citizen I could scorn tho imputation but as
a public officer and bcin in a private war in
some manner identified with tho cause of
civil servico reform I had no right to make
an opportunity for its
in the other party to uso such a chargo to
its injury. There w as another reason why
I could not tender my resignation, and
should have refused to do so had it been re
quested at or near the time of your accession
to office, for I should regard it as a per
nicious precedent, utterly repugnant to tno
spirit of the civil servico act to treat tho of
fice of civil service commissioner as political,
and benco as one to bo tilled at the beeimnir
of each presidential term. These considera
tions constrained me to continue in my
place until tho reform policy of your ad
ministration, so clearly defined in your
decisions, should bo as
invour acts as president as it had been in
your act as governor of New York. That
timo has arrived. No candid man could,
longer pretend to regard that policy as
indefinilo or doubtful. Every ono of tho
five months of your administration during
which tho civil servico act and rulca havo
been enforced with as much firmness an 4
debtr as under that of President Arthur,
has not only added new evidence of tho
utility of tho new system, upon which I
congratulata tho country, but havo mado
more definite the sole purpose of your ad
ministration to faithfully enforce both tho
law and rules in tho future. Tho fow changes
yon mado In tho rules hayo but
ADDED TO THEIR JCSTICE.
So far as I havo been able to learn thcro has
not been a member of vour cabinet who has
not. as the result of his experience in office.
a higher senso than beforo of tho need of
enforcing that mentorious system jn tho
puouc servicu wuiuu iuu civil scrvicu act
and tho ru'cs have established, and from
thoso at tho head of the postal and custom
service to which tbo examinations extend in
all parts of tho union, and whether they bo
Kepublicans holding over or now officers
from tho other party, thero has come no
reason for believing that tho
is not welcomed as a grcatboneflt to tho ser
vice, n great infiuenco for honosty in politics
and great relief of tbo heads of tho office."
The governor, continuing, expresses his
conviction that the system will In tbo near
future have not only a greatly enlarged
but an almost unchallenged enforcement.
He considers it an issue between tho peoplo
and tho politicians, contest for a spoils sys
tem of office on ono sido and for a merit
system of office on tho othor.
Tho president replied to;Mr. Eaton, accept
ing his resignation, and expressing his re
gret at tho commissioner's determination to
retire from a position in which ho has ren
dered such valuable public service, and dis
cusainir at Icnuth tno importance of the
work of the commission, and expressing tho
hope tbat tho civil service of the country
may bo brought to perfection through Its
Mrs. C. P. Brown was to-day appointed
postmistress at Excelsior Springs, Mo.
Topeka, Kas., Sent, 23. Tho second day
of the Topeka Driving Park Association
races was much better attended than tho first
day's races. Tho track was even in better
condition than Tuesday. Tho enthusiasm
in the races is greatly on the increase and it
is expected that large crowds will attend tho
races to-morrow and Friday. Tho follow
ing is a summary of tho races:
First race Chicago horsemen's stake,
innie M 1 1 1
Ashland Boy 2 2 2
Daisy Harris 3 3 3
Johnnie. 4 4 4
Time 3:10, 3.00, 3.04.
Second race class 2:20, special tsotting,
Jetta. 4 1 1
Thistle Down....- 1 4 4
Tramp , 3 2 2
Monitor. 2 3 4
Time 2.3G, 2.37, 2:36J.
Third race running, one-hslf milo heats,
Gray Elsie. 1 1
Alec. 1 3
Tom Sawyer. 3 2
Time S3, SI.
To-morrow an attempt will be mado by
Abner F. and Billy Ford to beat the best
previous trotting record made on this track.
Tho races ca Friday promiso to be the best
of tho week.
ilADRiD, Sept 23. Newspapers here and
in tho prorincci hava been prosecuted by
the government for the Caroline affair.
Sioux Falls, Dak.. Sept, 23. The con
stitutional convention adopted clauses as
follows, yesterday: Providing for the ex
emption of property from taxation used ex
clusively for agricultural, horticultural and
religious socitles, schools, cemetries, and for
charitable purposes, and personal property
not exceeding 200; prohibiting tho legisla
ture from levying a tax of more than two
mills on the dollar of assessed valuation;
fixing legislative and senatorial apportion
ment, and providing that school lands shall
not be sold for less than ten dollars per
acre. It is believed that tho woman suffrage
clause has been killed by a reading in tno
convention of a letter from J. A. Pitchier,
who championed the cause of woman suf
frage in the legislature last winter, uro-ine-
Judge Moody, a delegate, to oppose the
woman sunrago clause, on tne ground that
such a clause may defeat tho adoption of
A Newspaper Sold.
Abilene, Sept, 22. The county fair opens
to-morrow in connection with tho racing
meetine; of tbo Kansas Pacific circuit. A
week of good attractions is promised.
the sale ol tho Abilene Chronicle to lion.
J. C. McDewitt, of this place, is reported
Reunion of Veterans.
ST.JosErn, Mo. Sept. 23. Tho south
west Iowa and northwest Missouri veterans
association reunion opened hero to-day with
an attendance of about 10,000. Fully 25,-
uuu strangers in tbo city to-night- To-morrow's
attendance is expected to bo 40,000.
There will be fully 10,000 veterans in line.
Wichita Live Stock Market.
Wichita, Septembers, 1SSS.
New shipping wheat, lower grades..
UIQ milUDff xo. i
Tleavy Draft $12.V3150
Drivers .- S5H5
Medium wors: iwxbw
Ponies, broke '-' to
Ponies, wild 12(4 15
I'onles, Indian t'W CO
Butchers' steers 8 113 7S
rat cows and heifers 1 7.43 oil
Shipping steers i 503 .5
13X to li hands, -l to 7 years old i CiSOO
UtolShands,4to7yearo old MOftUO
15 to IS hands. 4 to 7 rears old U5&150
Slock and feeders S3 Ou..1 2.1
Fat shipping hogs, best .1 0OS3 70
Fat sheep 42 50(2:70
Irish rotates, 503C0
Apples, Sedgwick county 501.0o
Chickens, per dozen $2.on3 m
S. C. Hams .
8i)9 1 ft)
8. C. Bk. Bacon
D. S. Sides
Flour, high patent
Flour XXX ,....
FINANCE ANU COMMERCE.
New York Market.
Naw Toax. September Si.
Money On call easy at IK percent; closing
at 1 percent; prime mercantile psper at 45.
Governments quiet and steady.
State securities steady.
Railway bonds fairly active, ami prices
Foreign Exchange Dull at SJ 83,'i 6r sixty
days aud SI S3 J.' for demand.
IT. 8.3-per-cents lMj;
0.8. SK-per-cents mi
U. 8. 4-per-cenU 123';
Missouri G bonds 102
St. Joseph bonds ,
Central Pacific stocks 150
Chicago & Alton 1S2J
Chicago. Burlington ft Qnlncy S1U
Denver A Rio Grande 12;
Missouri Pacific ft!
Northern Padrle 27j
New York Central 98
Bock Island 119
Union Pacific 60';
Western Union C7;
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH.
Kansas City Qrain and Product.
Kansas Cur. September 23.
The Dally Indicator reports wheat receipts
757;) ba; shipments 3,707 tin; In store 723,476;
nnsettled; No. 3 red, cash sales at 80c; October,
81 bid, S1K asked; Nov. 82 bid, 824" asked; May,
sale at33;;M,';; No 2 spot cash sales at U1J.'.
Corn receipts l,42d bu; ehlpm'tsC.CW bu;In
store 74.413 bu: aulet: No.2red cash.33Kbld.
33,S asked. Oct., 31; year, 25 bid. 28 asked.
Ho. 2 white cash 3Xi bid. SWf asked,
Oats No. 2, cash,3 bid, 23X asked.
Rye No. 2 cash ealeslat 42 bid, 50 asked.
Eggs receipts large and market dull, ISc.
Butter and hay unchanged.
Chicago Qraln and Produce.
Chicago. September 23.
The wheat market was excited and very un
steady throughout the session to-doy. Outside
buying orders came pouring In upon commis
sion houses from partits holding to the belief
in an advanco In prices, aud this adJed to the
rather exciting tone of cables respecting the
possibility of war, caro strong Impulse to val
ues at the opening. Very many short trailers
were thoroughly frightened at the turn on n. ar
ket November wheat, which is at present the
favorite trading option, shot up to SO', against
K7,1,' at the close la?t evening It was also re
ported that Minneapolis millers had made ar
other advance ofSc for wheat, and the Ialr.,h
market opened 2c higher. It was found offer' ,ng,
were very large and the market slowly re- JWIeU
2)tc from outside figures of the morning, r ioainir
on regular board at the lowest price of ' ji8 day,
,Sc under yesterday.
There was a flurry of strength In tho after
noon which carried November up t0 g7ac but
prices fell back, closing a fractlr,n Mclier than
on the afternoon board jesteri' ST
Cora opened higher but reii olir.-egnlar.clos-lng
Flour firm and unchanged.
Wheal opened stronn. !. ,(!,,. ,i...ii.i
Hi sold off .J, rallied .; flucVjted: and closed
torn opened strong ad steady with closing
cash. .,'; Sept. :i2.V. closed 42V! Oct.
than t-oat .t.v
41J1 Vfov. 3930U. closed 33'f.
littlo change; cash
closed 25; Octo-
2U, closed 2S.
Bye SteaiVyj No. 2, 68.
FlatSeeV urm. So. 1 1 2il);
Mess rotk So higher; Arm; closed steady
cashSsujaoo; Oct. fcj (a 05. closed $Jb5.
Lard staled nnlet and Rteadv with n,ii.4
2Vcljwci; cub, 0 15 KG 17.1,' Oct. 8t15
Q025, c1omh1$01W!; Nov. it l.'ffidlS.
flutter- rated dull: creamery. llffl-Mr .lilrr. In
WbcAt shade blzher: closed steadr.
S0,V; Oct. S1K; Nov. 3,-s3;.
Cons V lower for Sent..
3,' higher forOcto-
ber and November.
Oats Jje higher for September
Pork and Lard 2'c lower.
St. LooU Oram and Produce.
St. Louis. September!!.
Flour active but unchanged.
Wheat higher and unsettled ; sold Vie higher
early, then declined lS'SlXc, aud closed He
)ia under yesterday; No. 2 cash red, U14993.S;
October. iO&Wi. closing at W l Nov. 5'j:
closed 074( Dec ttJi9JH. closed ;.
Corn firmer but easy; No. 2 raised, cash,
41(340': Sept. 40X941; Oet.M.'f; year, 34.
Oats Iow but firm; Na. t mixed, cash, 2I
SIS'; Sept. sijf bid; Oct. 311321','; May 2.
Uye firmer; 5t?ibld,
Kggs lower, I2KV
Provisions slow and generally quiet;
lard and baoou steady; pork, t'JiQ; lard;
0 15 25 for small lots.
Wnea. ,'e higher; Corn, steady, Oata steady.
Kansas Cltv Live Stock.
(avaaa Citt. September 33.
Calthj Kwelv'i, 2,310; shipments, 2,595
steaJr; Texas lo13o lower: exporters, (5 35
a,s.i rood to choice shlwlnit tt 4085 20:
stookers and feeders, J 23ftl 23s cows, $ i 25
Ui 30; grass Texas steer,.: jo&j w
Hofts Receipt. 8,113: shipments, 1,281;
packers, 3 2K81 10;jorlers, I2.V3I30; butch
ers', SO4 35.
Sheen Beceicts. C12; shipments, 126; rood
local demand; com. 125225; good to choice
tl 553.0J; lambs, ! 50(31 00.
8t. Louis Live Stock.
St. Locis. September 2J.
Cattle The Live Slock Indicator report re
ceipts, 21M): shipment, 3uo. Good natives
supply small; Bteady and slow; Native shlp'g
sl-iTi. tl 7.135 75; rood batchers' iteers, J5U
igl 00; medlumbutchers" stuff, 22.1350; Tox
as, 2 CO0S6O; Indian steers; 2SO3 85.
Hogs receipt. 3000; shipments, 300; active;
higher; closed Arm; good to choice 3C0
i 35; common to medium, l 35l to
Sheep-Receipt 1300; shipment, ICO; steady;
fair to good mutton. 2 753-1 50; common to
medium. .' 000260; lmb $2 25S OJ.
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago. September 23.
-.ii!on.w.lnt. TOO: shluments. 2000:
market active bat steady, shipping steers. X 00
ail 23; stockers and feeder, 2 50(31 60; cows,
hull, and mixed. tl75as90; rough Texa
..mi. gh.ii tnnmti., a3Aut23fiO: western ran?-
er. hetttr; native and half breed, 3 ami 00;
cows, 2503 00; wintered Texan 2 501 00.
Ho Beceipt. 1,W! hlpment, e,500;
Hint graaeg sieau
.n.l mixed. AS SOli
ady, packing, ioo4: rough
4033 80; packing and abipplng,
bt weights, 1 aot 00; skips,
1 0X34 2.5 J light weight:
Sheep Receipts, ,500; shipments, 100
marketactlve; native. UOO&lli; western
2503C5; Texas tl75300.
New York Grain and Produce.
Niw Yobs, September 23.
Wheat spot lots lo higher, option opened
.,.? "3- fn. . io. niiAnl
I?.,, ... hl.h.,. Ifttor decilnea KWX.
red " ?e! Notarej; MT elevator No
SrSi, nl. Aiffflorri.', liar. 97K89X.
r. no. .a vuiHfiv, w, u.
Corn-easier'; No. 2 1850; elevator IS IS;
afloat No. Oct., ISVl Nov. S.'.eXSV.
Oats unchanged; medium western, it(vc:)
white do 33311.
Eggsquite, flrm; Wesson, lli.
natttr Firm, but qaist.
gSft,'.-, , eiosedsiVe OctTr.er785S7S closed
a,i; ,.!; WSSW.elowd 87,'i;MiywVos.-.
closed MV:o. a spring, 84V; No. 3 1 spring, 7!;
No. 2 red, w3;Xo. 3rvM , ba.
,ii. un isttjuai. juitis santriwf nmi-ie mic
v-a() UHtvV-Mtk tft
Still Goes on,
We are offering in this Line. Remember, these Goods and Prices
will not last always, as otir time for disposing of them is
We have just opened
embracing all the
A full and complete assortment of SHTJDDAH'S TRICOT'S, OT
TOMAN'S, fancy, plain and plaid French Suitings.
Come and price them.
HAC&EB, & JACKSON
Wholesale nml Eetsll Dealers in
And all sdnds of
Canon City, Trinidad and Oaiga
W. Yc., McAlester, Fort
Scott, Cherokee, Rich
Hill and Pittsburg:.
Lime, Piuter, Cement, Brick, Sldeivalfc and
Atrip ro ? Big Ked Scale COODouglasaT, S. sido
"-"MJii waterst bet. iioumasanu eirst
$6000 will of Goods Sold ai Cost cnlil all h sold.
MILLINERY GOODS In every branch,
HUMAN HAIR GOOD4,
NOTIONS AND JEWELRY,
RIBBONS and Embroidery Material
Yarns, Cornets, Dress Buttons, Lace Goods, Ac,
153 Main St., next door north of Pacific Express
CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC,
Corner of Emporia arena anil wtllUni street
south of lougla avenue.
BUTLER & FISHER,
KNWABE, STOVES, SHELF
We have a full line of Terry's Scissor
anil Shears, and request all our customers
to call and examine them. They aro sold
to us tinder a "Warranty Unlimited," and
wo cheerfully rnomaienil them to r"r
trade. Terry's Scissor and Shears ar' I
full Nickel plated and crocus finish, vrill
neither rust nor corrode. Pleae call for
one of our Mischief cards and buy a pair
of Shears with a "Warranty Unlimited."
1 1 o DOUGLAS AVEUE,
II S. GRANT,
Is the title of the only authorized edition of
his great forthcoming historical work, as writ
ten by himself. An explanatory statement
will prevent deception. In adltlon to the title
It bears the seal or protection by the United
State "Copyright 1835," by Ulysses S Grant;
(all rights reserved) us oppnsue page is his
dedication to the American soldier an I Sailer,
with fsc simile or uis signature.
Aditloual proof of Its genuineness is I he name
of the only publishers or Gen Oram's own
work, CHAS. L. MTEUVTEU A CO., New York.
The complete manuscript has ben delivered
tn the nubllshers. and It compri.es two volumes
of 600 page each, and will be delivered to sub
scriber bont the first day or December and
March, at a price much loner, when compared,
than the cheap histories of (Jen Grant
We respectfully ask the peorle of Sedgwick
county to, wait before giving their orders, for
the regularly appointed agents who represent
the Tacs Woes. J E. WAITE,
Gen.Ag'tWlchl-a, Sedgwick County.
S. L. BARRETT, of Jit. IIcp, agent for tho
Township of Union, bherman, Greeley and
S. M.MANION. of ClearWater, Agent for
Township of Nlnnescah, Viola and Erie.
Notice Is htreby given that tha undersigned
G. D. Krlebel will, ou the 13th day of October,
1385, or a soon thereafter as the same can be
heard, present to the Hon. John A. Msrtin.gov
ernor or the state or Kansas, an application for
the pardon of Joel Krlebel, who was convicted
of the otTense of manslauxhter at the Februar
term, 1S81, or the district court of Sedgwlci
county, Kansas. Q.D. KutBtx.
t m OF
and our Customers
a full line of now PLUSHES AND VELVE T S
New and Latest SHADES AND COLORS;
FARM WAGONS !
We have a number of good
Farm Wagons, for sale cheap for cash, or good, secured note.
ALEXANDER STEEL & SOtf.
RETAIL FURNITURE CO
Eastern Prices Guaranteed.
CARPETS AND UPHOLSTERY A SPECIALTY.
TOST & BENSON,
Opticians and Jewelers
The delicate construction of tbo eyomakos
it necessary to uso great care in selecting
spectacles. Yost aail Uenson havo mado the
eve their special study and are now devoting
their attention to the adaption of spectacles
to tho same.
Having it thorough experience in malin
and adapting spectacles to the oyo they aro
enabled to fit accurately in every caso of ab
Their Improved Spectacles
Aro of a perfect construction which assists
and preserves the sight, rendering frequent
changes unnecessary. They con'er a brill
iancy and distinctness of vision with an
amount of ca;o and comfort not generally
enjoyed by persons using spectacles.
Those suffering from imperfect vision from
whatever cause would do well to call on
them and convinco themselves and
sevo money by patronizing
home institutions. "Wo are
here to stay.
YOST & BENSON,
Opticians and Jewelers.
O. Cw. JACOBS,
MET TO WAS ASD LWRAXCE.
VALLEJT CESTEE, - - SEDGWICK CO.,
21 Main Street.
Vice Pres't aud See'r
TV. DA VI.
A NEW DEPARTURE
SO ME PEDDLKtf SEWDtG JLUMB.
Wc have reduced tho price of in
chines tho amount of agents comim
rio!i, am! give it our cu-tomer-i. Yon
save $5 to $10 by comiiijf to the store.
It cosU that much to run a team. Xo
one can rnu a team for less. Don't be
humbugged. Como to the store anil
bur a sewing machine just like other
goods and save a peddler's profit.
TH0S. SHAW & CO.,
113 Douglas Ave.
GLOBE IRON WORKS,
Steam Engines and Boilers.
The Globe Iron Work, witll their lately ln
creaied facllltlet , are prepared to do In a ttrst
class manner all alndor general machinery
work.sncn as engluee, bollera, smoze stacks,
breechlnss, and all kind of sheet-Iron work:
also Irou and bra, castings of anr required
weight, such as store fronte, cresting, fence
and Iron stalrwork and balcony, mllfgearlng.
and pulleys, or anything made at a flret-cla
shop Abo have a mlll-wrlght department Id
connection and are prepared to furnish plana,
and estimates for all classes of mill work.
Manufacturers agent for all clasae of mill
furnishing goods. Itepali Tort promptly at
Tha BCYEBV QC1DE U
laaacd Sept. and Birtb,
leads year. a-250i pagce.
13 0OO lUaatratlana a
whole Picture Gmllery.
GITK8 Wlsoleaal Prices
direct to eontumerm au all gooda tor
personal or tamlly vac. Tells how to
order, and (tres exact cost of evcrr
talna r , sat, drink, wear, or
bavefaa wltau These UTVAiCABLE
BOOKS contain Information gleaned
from the markets of the world, wo
will aaall a copy FREE to anjr aJ
dreas npo receipt at 10 ess. to dfv
expense of -".-; Let na hear (rom
MONTGOMERY WARD CO.
227 ck 22 WakashAvsaae, Chlcse, HI.
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