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u lliicMta gaily gagl'c: jimttlay Xmxhxg, Sjfottxft 30, 1890.
.MISS ALICE B. SilfiER.
THE PRIVATE SECRETARY OF PRES
IDENT AND MRS. HARRISON.
How the Correspondence of the White
House Is Handled by the Deft Fingers
of a Toang Woman How She Was
Brought to 3Ir. Harrison's Notice.
"Washington, April 2.
HE calling and
visiting public of
the capital num
bers ten thou-
Isand. During a
season the ladies
of the cabinet re
ceive this many,
and senatorial la
dies who are well
liked meet half this number. The list of
the most popular representative's wife
rarely goed over three thousand, and
even the ordinary individual passes the
allotted fivo hundred friends before the
winter passes. One can conceive the
immense labor .attending the proper care
of so many callers, and can understand
Mrs. Chief Justice Fuller's plaint when
bhe said: "It takes my three older daugh
ters and myself every morning in the
week putting down the people who call
on a Monday and answering in vitations.'
Ever' year it becomes a more colossal
tatik, and some women have been obliged
to lure secretaries just for that work un
less they have daughters. If they do
have, the task falls upon them, and many
u wealthy senator's daughter works as
hard as a copyist in the departments.
For soine time after Gen. Harrison's
election to the presidency Mrs. Harrison
tried the task of being her own secre
tary. As the mail Increased to forty and
-ixty letters per day she called in the
president's stenographer, Miss Alico
B. Sanger, to write her letters, and she
herself signed them. Ever since her re
turn to the White House iu October she
has been obliged to delegate the whole
duty to Miss Sanger, and only personal
friends receive letters in the handwrit
ing of the mistress of the White House.
When the morning mail comes to the
executive mansion the letters are quick
ly separated by a clerk, who puts
ail directed to Mrs. Harrison on Miss
banger's desk. She runs over them
middy, throwing aside those that bear
the unmistakable script of the crank.
The others .she carries to Mrs. Harrison's
room. The two sit down at the desk.
3ILs Sanger selects those that bear the
ALICE B. SANGER.
writing of any of Mrs. Harrison's inti
mate friends, opens theni with her silver
paper knife, throws away the envelope
and passes the letter to Mrs. Harrison.
If it ib anything she wishes to answer
herself, she places it to one side. Other
wise she roturns the. letter to Miss Sang
er, who takes stenographic) notes of tho
desired reply always on the letter, so
that there can be no mixing of answers.
Then tho grand bulk of letters tho
begging variety are taken up. The
secretary- reads them at ;i glance, and
tells the gist to Mrs. Harrison. For in
stance, a woman in Wisconsin, or Ala
bama, or Texas writes for a dollar to buy
a rheumati&m plaster, and in leading up
to tho request inadvertently relates her
whole history and the laborious process
by which Vhe contracted the disease.
Miss Sanger says: "Mrs. , of ,
wants onj dollar to buy a euro for her
According to the reply she puts "yes"
or "no" at the head-of the letter, and in
a few days Mrs. , of , is delighted
with a letter on White House paper
bearing the words:
"Mrs. Harrison begs me to btate that
she is very sorry for your affliction, but
there are so inauj- calls on her charity,
A signature that is probably known
today bettor than any other woman's in
the United States. Usually three-quarters
of an hour is taken up in going
through the mail. Miss Sanger then
gathers up all the letters, goes back to tho
oflico and takes the odd half hours be
tw eon thu president's or Secretary Hal
ford's calls upon her to write the an
swers. It is said that Miss Sanger knows more
nbout the president's affairs than any
one except Private Secretary Halford,
and for a matter of ten days before the
opening of congress she was the only one
besides Mr. Halford who knew the presi
bhe is a jewel of secrecy, this young
ttomau. and both the president and Mrs.
Harrison trust her with every confidence,
bhe is a down east girl, and was born in
Connecticut twenty-four years ago. Her
parents moved to Indianapolis when she
svas a child, and it was there the had her
schooling. At 13 bhe graduated from
the high school, and expected to go to
college the following year. Her father,
ho was traffic manager of &n Indiana
railroad, met with reverses, lost his
health, and tho young daughter was
forced to study typewriting and stenog
raphy. She wrote in various offices, and
was taking court reports one day when
Mr. Miller cf the law firm of Hrirrison.
Miller & Elam, rushed in nna aed rot
& stenographer. She went to his office
md was there wo years, when Gen.
Harrison was nominated to the presi
dency. Sho knew him but slightly, as
the other stenographer in the office did
his work: but the day after the nomina
tion Mr. Miller sent her to the Harrison
homestead, and sho remained there until
January when tho president gave her a.
'WSJ jJeyT'V T!&&&it$
? ' Wfoff
two months' leave. Sue traveled arjroaa
during that time; and in addition to be
ing one of the best stenographers at the
capital, she is also a cultured and noble
Caeoltne Sifton Pepper.
FRESH FROM PARIS.
Paris, March 23. What a pitv it is for
fashion in beautiful Paris that France is
republican! No more of those magnificent
fetes at which were worn costumes that
cost weeks of study and set the fashions
of the universe after. There are now no
such things. A little stupid dinzex, or a
still more stupid official reception, at
THE AMERICAS' GIRL ON THE BOIS.
which there are no really grand toilets
to speak of. lime. Carnot dresses well,
but she does not make anything of her
position as the leading lady in tho nation
as regards dress. Nobody copies her.
It is sad to say it, but it is your coun
trywomen who carry off the palm for
handsome dressing. They have the
money and the taste, but they have not
the proper means of displaying their
beautiful gowns here, for Mtne. Carnot,
from some unexplainable reason, does
not welcome American ladies. Perhaps
they are too pretty and too bright.
On home of the old and noble families,
therefore, falls the pleasant duty of re
ceiving the pretty young American
ladies. I noticed day before yesterday a
young American girl driving along the
Champ? with the dowager Duchesse
d'Oporto, and afterwards they descended
to take a cup of chocolate in the Bois. I
thought tho young lady's dress was a
model of simplicity, and it was worn
with quite French chic.
The gown was of drab poult de soie,
with six rows of brown velvet ribbon
around the bottom. It was entirely un
(1 raped and had a multiple flot of brown
velvet ribbon. The jacket was of shaded
tricot, cut very plainly and trimmed
only by braid and buttons. With this
she wore a large hat to match in color.
Sarah Bernhardt drove by like a flash,
but left a vision of a princesse toilet in
gold colored plush and cinnamon bear
skin. Tho great donna, however, does
not seek so much for dazzling effects
now as she did before she became Joan
of Arc. She looks, acts and dresses her
part off as well as on, and seems to live
in the sweet delusion all the time, and
every one who knows her says she has
gained much in all amiable qualities.
Bernhardt woro a lovely toilet the
other day at tho raoes a gray argentee
Irish poplin cut princesse. It had a bor
der all around of black fur, above which
was a deep embroidery in silver.
THE AMERICAN GIRL AT THE THEATRE.
Our bonnets this season, ala;! are go
ing to resemble cocklo shells as to form,
rid they aro not at all chic nor becom- J
ing; but perhaps we will get used to
them after awhile. Only the exquisite
beauty of tho flowers and ribbons on
them could reconcile us.
Isn't it droll that when bonnets and
hats were large parasols became verita
ble soldier tents, and now that bonnets
are growing smaller, parasols are be
coming smaller also, and the new spring
sunshades are not much larger than din
ner plates, and all in the brightest of col
ors, though some are covered with lace.
I noticed at the opera lait night that
nearly three-fourths of the ladies, and
gentlemen, too, of tho old families wore
bouquets of violets, so that the very hall
was tilled with their perfume. It is sig
nificant, but may lead to nothing.
A prize of $500 was offered for the
best design for a soldiers' monument in
Iowa. It has been awarded to a woman,
Mrs. Harriet A. Setchum.
Tothin to Bm; About.
Salesman holding up a vase) This is
exceptionally fine; all hand painted.
Small Sister (scornfully) That's noth
ing; eo is the back of our house. Life.
"Ah. sir, Pve seen better days,'' said
tho beggar, piteously.
"So have I," said de Jinks. "It's Tery
nahstv todav.'" New York Sun.
I thought that I liad won her heart.
That she was mine skc;
Jo more noidd rivals rouxj my fears,
Henceforth her lore I'd own.
For she had asfced in tender tocs,
In which true love sighs were.
If 1 my kts photograph
Would kindly sire to her.
Ifecefefel "ratch: he frave it t
The maid Tho deans the balK
Est flt she irrote upon the b&el::
"I'sj m Trhea this oca csHs."
tef .,-0 Mf'2MM?2
FROM COAST TO CAPITAL
A WINTER JOURNEY THROUGH HON
DURAS. Primitive Ways and Hard Traveling Some
of tho Ksperiances of a Four Day 3Iu!e
Back Ride From Amapala to Teguci
galpa. Special Correspondence.!
Amapala, Honduras, March 11. The road
to Tegucigalpa is not even paved vith good
intentions. It tears the high sounding name
of "the royal roid," but the horniest footed
peasant finds it far from the primrose path.
To the foreigner it is simply execrable. The
rocks and the rats make it impossible to go
beyond a walk with an occasional dog trot
and for this reason the most direct road from
the coast to the capital, while only 103 miles,
takes them five davs to accomplish. There
appears to be no thou nt of bettering its condi
tion or the condition of any of the roads.
The intention Is to leave them as they aro
until some action of the elements makes them
impassable. Then the government steps in
and repairs damages.
If the sure footed mule can find a stepping
place of any kind that is enough. The native
cannot see w hat more is wanted. Time is not
money in this country, and if ic should take
ten days instead of two to get to Teguci
galpa, what difference? Absolutely none.
To-morrow is just as good as today, if not a
little better. It is a peculiar philosophy all
the way through, and can best be illustrated
by a personal incident. The only two modes
of conveyanca for huuau beings or freight
are mules and oxen. Tho former carry all
bundles on their backs; the latter, with bauds
about their heads, pull heavy carts, tuo
wheels being soiid blocks of wood.
There are no spokes nor tires, no iron nails
or boxes. The fastenings are made by tao
strong vines of the forest, and the thing
works as though it were created before Adam.
No grease being used, the heavy, lumbering
thing groans and strains and tosses along at
the rate of nearly a mtle an hour. Overtak
ing one of these ox carts on my journey from
the coast, I found it in a state of approximate
dissolution. One of tho wheels had cratked,
and it seemed as though every jolt would
create a perfect wreck. The driver was mov
ing on wholly unconcerned. I stopped my
mule and said to him:
'"Your cart is almost broken down."'
"Si, senor,'' he answered, iu'a tone of sur
prise. "Why not stop and fix it?"
"Why should I stop.- I am going on very
"But you will certainly break down in a
"It may bo so, but I will not offend heaven
by borrowing trouble. The senor would not
cat before he is hungry. U'hy should I mead
my cart when it can go along without it?
When tho accident happens will bo time
enough to worry, not until then."
I could not beat it into his head that by
fastening up his wheels with the vines he
could probably pull through his journey,
while by not doing it made a breakdown u
certainty in an hour or two. I put spurs to
my mule and hurried on. Looking back 1
saw the native curiously eying me, as much
as to say: "There goes a silly Americano,
who would drink before ho is thirsty, and
who is rushing on to Pespiro today when he
might go leisurely to-morrow. What fools
these foreign mortals be!"
Pespire is twenty leagues from tho Nicara
guan frontier and twenty-four leagues from
that point o the coast whither I had started
for the capital. My mozo had told me the
seventy-two miles could bo made by good
riding in t wo days, as tho mountain climbing
was moderate. I concluded to do it, becausa
for days I had lived on tortillas and beans,
the native food, eating and sleeping in un
tenanted huts, with naked children, hungry
swine aud mangy dogs closely watchiDg me.
It was said that at Pespire there was a
restaurant kept by a Frenchman, aud that
there I would be entertained. Visions of a
half bottlo of claret, a cutlet and a bit of
white bread rose before mo and kept ma up
under the broiling sun. What a hungry,
tirod man rode into Pespiro that night! The
mozo rode before me up to tho Frenchman's
adobe house, in the door of -which a pretty
but fnmzr woman stood. It wasn't very
inviting, but I asked entertainment. Tho wo
man sullenly shook her head. "He's fighting
drunk," she said, pointing to a white haired,
grizzly object lying on the earthen lloor. As
thero was no other place in town to sleep, I
brushed past her while the mozo led tho
mules into tho back yard.
"You must givo us food and sleep," my
guide said, walking over tho prostrate French
man, and tho woman finally consented to let
us have two cots, which we could put out in
the yard with the beasts and tho chickens, '
and provided us also with dirty coffoj and !
the everlasting tortillas and beans. Mean
while the Frenchman awoke. He was "fight
ing drunk," and ordered us out of his house.
We refused to go. "Francisco Soldivan sent
you!" he yelled, and picking up a great knifo
he said: "When I see Francisco I will carvo
him up. I will cut out his heart, so!" and he
made a deadly thrust in the air. "I will spit
at him and torture him. Ho is a liar and a
villain."' Then, after a pause, ne said: "1
will, however, forgive your knowing him and
let you stay,"' which was quito kind of the
O.VLY MEAXS OF TRA.S3P"T.TATIO:r.
Just then Francisco Sldiv.in stepped in.
"Now there wnl be musjc," I thought, but
the Frenchman was no longer sanguinary;
he was simply suilon in the preseape of his
enemy, who whispered with the pretty bat
f rouzy w if e and left. Then the old man broke
oat again, and we left him abusing his young
wife w bile ve went to the river to swim. It
was moonlight, and natives gathered on tho
river bank to watch the w hite msa bathe1. "He
will haro the fever before morning," they
said to one another. It was a reckte3 thing
to go in the water after dark, the moao said.
The natives never bathe in tho night time.
"Nor in the day time either," suggested my
Our bath did as no harm. We slept found
ry, being awakenm! at daybgnc oy me crying
of the pretty wife and the okl Frenchman
breathing dreadful maledictions on Francisco
Soldivan. After cosng about the routs of
an old church -winch tha Spaniards built
hundred of years ago, and which is sail used
by tho peopl. wa slady left Pospire tbe next
day for Sabanna Grande, expecting to rest
there that night. The distant wrs fourteec
leagues. After a ride of twenty miles, we
rested at a river, en the binks of which was
a bamboo hut. ia the shadow of wiueh a re
markable native woman was at work crabb
ing and rolling the corn for tbe tffiliH&s. Sba
couldn't hare bese more tha trneotj-tPO.
straight as jadsr oatm. csrfeel ha dwa&e.
aark, wholesome and clean. Her eyes were
of wonderful beauty, moist and glistening,
and her voice was as soft and musical as a
perfect symphony. Actually, she was an
overwhelming sort of girl, for whom I dare
say the men would fight or commit any sort
She must have descended from those Ara
bian virgins who made people die from love;
for, as she looked at you, the tenderest tear:
seemed swelling in her eyes. The view here
was -ery refreshing, and we concluded to
spend the afternoon and night, taking a very
early early start for Sabanna Grande and
Tegucigalpa, only nineteen leagues away, but
up mountains of 5,000 feet elevation. That
night the old native, father of the girl, heard
the cry of the mountain tiger, and saying he
knew where the animal came for water, in
vited me to go with him on a hunting trip.
At midnight we started. At 2 o'clock wo
reached the pool, and after an hour's waiting
the game appeared. The old man courteous
ly offered me tho gun to shoot, but it was an
old Queen Anne affair, and I saw more dan
ger from the gun than tne tiger.
Tho result was not exciting. Tho native's
shot was steady and fatal. The animal fell
dead and iu half an hour was skinned. I was
sorry that I did not do the fchooting. I have
the skin today, and, by the time the United
States is reached, may feel justified in being
tho slayer of tho beast. Upon our return to
the river we fell in with two murderous look
ing natives, who suddenly sprang out of the
brush. Thoy drew their knives and gesticu
lated horribly. The old man gave them his
gun, and they stood aud talked with him,
watching me narrowly. I felt my time had
come. There seemed no escape. If I ran.
they had the gun, and I knew not where tc
fly. I couid not fight, for though I had trav
eled much I never carried a dagger or a pis
tol in my life. It w ah pretty hard to die thus.
Through my brain flashed thoughts of
loved ones at home. Was I then not to see the
capital after all? "Was I to die without a
glimpse of Salvador, or Gautemala, or Spain.
or other cities far away? Was I to be killed
bv these rnfiians with my pockets full of let
ters to high and mighty persons, and my sad
dle bags laden with Central American silver
worth eighty cents on the dollar? How
would they kill me? I wondered. Would it be
a dagger in tho back or a charge from the
old musket? Suddenly the old man beckoned
me, and he and I stai ted away down a trail.
"Those men wanted a couple of cigars," he
observed, "and were ashamed to ask you.
They wanted mo to do it." I made him call
tho ruffians back aud insisted upon their go
ing with us to the house, where I had both a
bottle aud tobacco.
They didn't quito understand the sudden
cordiality of my feelings for them. Take it
altogether it was quito a siht. Two houri
sleep and iu the bright light of the morning
wo left the Honduras Hebe for Sabanna
CHURCH RUINS IN HONDURAS.
Grande and the capital. On our way we met
a company of sol Jhers in charge of a prisoner.
We stopped and chatted. The prisoner told
his story. He was a handsome fellow. Hf
was clerk to Givando, a merchant of Nicara
gua. Givando was a Frenchman, old and rich.
He did business in two towns. He married a
young and pretty wife. He did business in
one town and sent his wife to care for the
business in the other.
She employed tho ycung prisoner to assist
her. After a year tho young prisoner met a
Costa Rica girl and paid her much attention.
Mrs. Givando was furious. Sho discharged
the young prisoner, wrote to her husband aud
"confessed everything." Tho young prisoner,
after being dismissed, went into tho interior,
where ho was arrested for stealing 2,000 pesos
from Givando. "It is a conspiracy,"' he said.
"I took nothing; he and she both know it. 11
is his effort to even up." It so proved, for a
week later the handsome j oung prisoner was
As you near Tegucigalpa the road grows
better. For a league outside tho city tho
highway is reasonably fair and the mules
step over, it hastily. After our long, hot
journey I am sure our appearance as we en
tered the city was disreputable. Personally
your correspondent was a guy. An old straw
hat and a ragged coat, torn on the trip, were
shocking to behold; yet tho native civility
showed itself by the gravity and kindliness
of our salutations. Even the boy would cry
out "adios" and politely givo us welconie I
imagine our entrance into a city of the United
States! I can about hear tho small boy
wanting some one to "shoot the hat," and
making some loathsome remark about "get
ting on to McGinty P
In politeness tho natives of Honduras are
true sons of Castile. Very quiet and quaint
is Tegucigalpa. There is not a carriage or
vehicle of any kind within its walls. It is
solemn and grave and proud. The men and
w omen dress well and ore prosperous. The
president can say w ith the French king, "I
am the state," and the climate is not so hot
as on the coast. In many respects it is a
pleasant place to live, although for tho Amer
ican any place in Central America is exile.
Four days at the capital and three days on
a mule brings mo again to the coast. The
ship for Salvador sails in an hour. 1 will be
a passenger. Walking out on the pier I &eo
the old Frenchman of Pespire, dressed quite
neatly. He is talking with another old man.
"Do you know who his friend isi" my com
panion inquires of me, and answers: "That is
Givando; I know him. They are talking it
"I wonder what they are sayingf I re
"Possibly," answers my companion, "one
ia telling tbe other the observations of still
another Frenchman, who said: 'The old man
who marries a youn? wife is hko one who
buys a book for his friends to read.' "
FREDEniCK W. IV
Jt Is Iiinseroat to Stuily One's Self.
"I cawn't for the life of me see," said
Gus De Jay, "what some people were
put on earth fob.."
My dear Mr. De Jay," said Miss Pep
perton, "you shouldn't cultivate this un
fomme habit of introspection." Wash
A l'rettv Sure Indication.
Professor Partridge Mother!
Mrs. Partridge Yes. love.
Professor Partridge You told me the
other day that I was getting absent
Mrs. Partridge Y. love.
PrefMsor Partridre I bsKeve I &m,
Tve pot the pwppy oa ray bd sad fed j
tay mtjs. Jaosre.
TOUSe EOLKS' eOLTJM.
ENTERTAINMENT AND INSTRUCTION
FOR BOYS AND GIRLS.
Frogs in Their Firat or TaJpolo State of
Life An Experience "Which Slade Ona
Koy Resolve Sever to Kill Another of
No one ignorant of the fact would suspect
a frog of ever having been a tadpole. The
two are as unlike in appearance as in name.
The mournful looking creature in the picture
was, however, in its first stage of existence
only a wriggling tadpole with no legs and a
body that tapers to a point, forming a taiL
Vick's Magazine, from which the cut is taken,
tells the young people how this transforma
tion comes about, and mentions a number o
facts about frogs as foliowsr
A TRANSFORMED TADPOLE.
When the frog is changing from one state
to tho other, the hind legs first begin to grow,
then the fore les appear and the tail is lost.
The tadpole lives in the water; the frog, while
loving to live near the water, visits it, only
occasionally, but makes his hom9 on the
shady, moist banks of ponds or streams. The
voico of the male is powerful, that of the
female is comparatively weak. It is amusing
ferent notes and sounds which these queer
creatures can produce, from a low, deep
croak, given only occasionally, to tho high,
uninterrupted song of many voices blended
together, until, if heard from a distance, it
sounds like the ringing of silver sleigh bells.
The great bullfrog of America has a won
derfully powerful voice, while that of the
blacksmith frog of South America is like a
hammer striking against some metallic sub
stance. Still another frog is called the sugar
miller, because it produces a sound like the
grating of a sugar mill.
There are many kinds of frogs, some of
which are used for food, and considered a
great delicacy. Nets are "often used for
catching them. A lad who was fond of frog
hunting had once u peculiar experience,
w hich, he said, put a stop to his ever again
indulging in tho sport. Tho lad caught a
very fine frog, and was putting an end to its
existence, when the strange creature crossed
its legs on its breast and looked up in Ids face
ft ith its great eyes for frogs are said to have
beautiful eyes in such a beseeching manner
as to cause the greatest pity in his heart. He
then declared that he would never catch or
kill another, for it seemed to him liko a hu
man being pleading for life.
Little 3IHs !:'.
Little 3Iiss I,egget. a venturesc-ie tnlss.
For she could do that and she would do this.
The winds blew high, ths winds blew low,
And piled the sidewaiLs high with snow.
Now, 21153 LeRett not only could
Out walking go, but really would.
She ventures out in the drifting storm
"Without a thought of any harm.
Littlf Jlisi LeKjjett find3, when 'n's too late.
She's lost in the snow at her own pa's gate.
All in the mov, quite up to her chin.
A fciad bobb7 flada ber ccd toea br in.
The Wort of the Frtwt Tallies.
A cottage and a mansion
Stood strangely 5de bj aide
Oca ciartcd by narroTf lundow
Vcd one by casements -wide;
And the sun by day sbons inward
And was echoed back at c2st
In oto throun costly Itces,
Ard in ona tnroccb tnciUs Trbfce.
Bet tiere came a nlpbt wten-lbe fairies
Wbo lire in tie reaim ci cold
Cum doxra in their sOrcry cbtrsots.
That soft on the moonbeassx rxJTM;
And there, no the pan of tho -wisdom
Of botn tacy deXUy wroegai,
"With, their fairy, flyic fiicrrs.
Such lacs sji ca'er -rua bought.
And the sVrwisg san roHsd oprrard
When tbe tarj troop hn'i cose.
And into Uae cot asd stssiea
With a Mtrery cieass it iM2
TTbS fie thr-ilj of th Xilry loovs
WSfca pmns fc chartered o"er.
TBI tae p&s cf too zztaitsd vvvZrr
ha daintiest curtain bors.
Stranger How much of a rainfall did
yoa bare in this section last printer?
Granger About fortj foes.
Stranger Forty feet! Yoa mean forty
Grangsr No I don't; I mean forty
Stranger How did you sake the
Granger Do you see that bams! under
the Bjxwt at Ae end of tire bout? Well.
sbr, tksi barrel is for feet deep, aad I
anased it tee times last vriate-
'HE WICHITA EAGL
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fectly flat from the first page to the last, thus enabl
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of the page. Send for circular.
Magazine, Law Book and Pamphlet binding of all
kinds, rebinding, etc.
All kinds of Legal Blanks for city, county and
township officers, Deeds, Mortgages, Abstracts,
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Lithographing, printing and bookmakfng.
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blanks used by abstracters.
Of every kind as used by lawyers, real estate' agents,
county, city and township officers Justice oi! tha
peace books and blanks.
For Township Officers.
we have a complete line of blanks and books such as
are used by township officers.
Attorney's Poeket Doekets.
The Lawyers' "Vade Mecum" can be used In any State
and In any court. Tne most complete and conven
ient pocicet docket ever published, with two indexes
analpnabetlcalindexanda diary Index; shows ac a
glance just what date a lawyer has a case in court:
keeps a complete record of the case. Handsomely
bound in flexible back, a convenient si2e to carry in
the pocket. Endorsed by attorneys everywhere.
Tho following stronc endoremetit from Cptatn
JohnH. Ash.ex-Judceof the 30th Judicial Diatrlct
Btate or Indiana. Ho rites aa followi.
October 20. 1Q
It i tho most complete and concl worV of tho
tort I hae ever met with. I cannot see how tho
fjrstotnatlc practicing lawyer can do without it.
Uahould be entltisi 'The Lawyer's Vade Mecum."
Truly and sincerely your.
JOH II. ASH, Attorney at I.-iw,
Price of docket Sl.oo. By mail postpaid to any ad
dress upon receipt or $1.07. Address.
E. P. MTJBDOCK, THE WICHITA EAGLE.
Business Manager. Wichita, Kansas.
MISCELLANEOUS. f ,
Wo have a large number of appropriate cuts for use
in Premium Lists-can get them out on shorter notice
than any other Jinn. For school catalogues we nave
neat type faces for that especial work. Constltufciorm
and By-Laws for Lodges, Building & Loan Assocte-
Sehool Records, Etc.
We desire to call the attention or county suportatan
tendents, school district of i leers and teachers to our
line of school publications as given below. Our acliopl
recoeds and books are now oeing uKed exclusively in
quite a number of counties, and are superior to &ny
in the market: Classification Term Becord Bocord oc
Apportl -nment of State and County School Fund.
Superintendent's Record or School Visit. CPockec
siz-). Record of Teacbera' Ability. CPocket Size). Rec
ord of Of! iclal Acta, Annual Flnan JalReoorus, An
nu 1 Statistical Reports, Sbool District c ertc'B
Record, School Di trict Treasurer's Rord, Scbool
District Treasurer's Warrant Register, School Districc
Cel's Or er Book, Scboot Teachers Dally Register,
Scnool isr rict Boundaries, R ord Teachers Sap oy
ed. Receipts. Tuition normal In titute. Receipt.
Teacher's examination. Register N-jrarii Bjstitntt.
Orders on Troasur r. Order on .orinai institute Fu- d
Orders for Apportionment State School riinO. Orderu
Dividend Stat and County Scnooi Fund, urderBoa
Fund from Sale of Scnool Land, Montniy Report
School Dtetri t. Promotion Cards District Scnool,
Diplomas District ScHoojB, Pupils Hontbly Report.
Loan and Investment Lompanieb.
Books and blanks. Our Loan Resistor is now In us
lay loan companies genera:iy.
The Daily Eagle.
Eight pages Contains the day andrnlgntssoeiaic3
press dispatches in mil, and the latest? mSrkst reeorta
Sampie copy free.
The Weekly Eagle.
Eight page: Contains more stt and gne-al ne3"
and eastern dlpa.tcb -s than any u'eekry pap r in JaiW
Southwest. Th late mr5cet reports up to the hour
of going: to press, sample copy fro-.
Estimates promptly urniihed upou work of any klod. AOarmm
R, P. MDBD CK Business Manager.
ill E. Douglas jslvg.. Wichita, Eansa&
& BRO.. PrODS.
beals lor JN otanes Public, corpora
tions, stock companies, lodges, Wi
Orders filled promptly. Also stock
certificates for corporations and
stock companies, either printed oz
lithographed in elegant designs-
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and And it yry cinven!wit xaA well rrniM tor
Lecpln? acompinta lofmerand 6? eeh ex. It !(
ir.tt vrti.it u. Iwfr nevdi In epid it eomptoU
record or his work-
Twri tnett rptrnll7.
W. S. MOItltlM. County Altorar.
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The EAGI.E is agent for the sale of tho
above machine, xtr& supplier, tc.
Addrm R, P. MURDOCK,