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lxz WLithilK paili$ fprcjle: ffiirtay foraiitcj, ffittie 6, 1890'
COUNCIL session.
The city council hist evening gave the
ISlectric Railway company a hearing on
the street air tracks paving question but
did not rescind former action. The Chis
holm creek question was discussed.
Council was called to order at 8:15, all
members present but McKee. The call
was read and the mayor announced that
he had not signed the contract with ZVIul
vane & Kepley to pave street owiuc to re
quest of the railway company to be heard
on the question. He observed that Mr.
Davidson, president of the company, was
present and called on him.
Mr. Davidson said the matter came up
last Monday ni?ht and he had not sup
posed the contract would be awarded. He
had hoped to have the contract le&cinded
Jle wanted Jasperite. The heavy motors
on ties on the ground would call for much
track rep-airing and an expense and incon
venience. With jasperite could put in a
concrete base and make a solid foundation
find Ips exnense for repairs. On other
streets the wishes of a majority property
and in this instance the railway company
pays for one thousand 3'ards of paving and
the property owners pay for seven thous
and yards.
"wTe. Stanley, attorney for the com
pany, said he could not add to what had
been said. No doubt, the street railway
company would be at less expense by using
jasperite. Tho heavy motors called for
track more substantial than on the ground.
The trucks under the car weigh 5,000
pounds this exclusive of the car. This
would substanti ite the proposition that a
solid track is necessary. It had not been
thought the contract would be let when it
was or the claim h of the company would
have been presented. He had been told
tbat.-ome of the councilmen would not
change, no ms tter what their argument,
but he hoped that was not true.
Caswell said some time ago he offered an
amendment to amend the iranchic to
allow jasperite and it had failed, owing to
inactivity of the street car company.
Mr. Fitch, of the company, explained
thatjie had understood that tho council
was going to allow Jasperite bids without
any amendment of the franchise as at the
time for outside reasons they did not want
the franchise changed.
On inquiry 31r. Davidson said the Jas
peritc would cost about as much as the
sand stone.
Carson had something to say about
sleeping on rights and about the bad plan
of the council to make changes. He did
not refer to cbanging once before from
stone for paving and several other changes
for paving and tl tree chances for citv build
ing stone and ana aKo tailed to refer to a
lino of mercurial council proceedings. Ho
assured the compa ny that they had had
plenty of time and they had neglected
their business.
Mr. Stanley inquired if Mr. Car
son ever knew of a paving
contract being let without consulting the
parties who pay for it.
Carson replied that he had observed that
Market street hr.d been paved against the
wishes of the people.
Mr. Davidson said of the three bids sub
mitted by the same company it was
strange the highest bid had been accepted.
Mr. Stanley said he believed that the
property owners wanted jasperite and if
the council wanted to be fair could it not
allow a chance to give the people an oppor
tunity to express an opinion. 3 le had been
told that tbe company was fixed but if
the council wanted to bo fair give a chance
to find out.
Buckridge said Mr. Davidson had
told him thero was a job
in it and Mr. Davidson replied
that he was mistaken as he did not so re
mark. Duckridge continued to say that
lie was'righuandtheio was uomistake about
it. Jle continued by suggesting iron ties
and in this may make a bolid road. He did
not want to favor the company cr to go
back on the vote ho had taken.
Johnson took up the "job cue" and
seemed very much excited. He said Mul
vane & Ivepley nor any one else had never
given him a five cent piece.
Stanley said some of the councilmen had
been knocking down a straw man, no one
had charged boodle.
Johnson referred to theBuckrikge state
ment and Davidson .said he had not told
Uuckridge anything as represented by
Martin inquired about the sewer com
mittee, and Bu"keridge reported an effort
to get the packing houses in to the city
and a proposition made but the attorney
for the packing houses -were afraid the con
tract could not. be made binding. People
had come to him with tears in their eye.,
families sick and nothing had been done,
lie said that the packing houses would be
stopped by noon today unless some agree
ment was reached.
Mr. Stanley said lie would make an effort
to get a meeting of the packing house
leople today and thought an agreement
could be reached.
It was announced that tho water would
1 turned in Chisholm creek today which
would bring some relief.
The mayor announced that Colonel
Lewis did not want to arbitrate unless he
was allowed to reject the decision tho
Nimo as tho city had accepted tho proposi
tion, and the party Imckiug out to pay the
cost for aribitration.
Carson thought the city should not be
IhmhuI by the arbitration.
Martin suggested that arbitrators would
investigate everything and make a fair
CHrson was afraid arbitration would
rost tho city too much. Buckridge was
hIso of the opinion that arbitration would
not be safe for the city. He wanted to go
the courts and abide by the result there.
Johnson moved to defer action on ap
pointing arbitrators until Monday night,
with Buckridge a second.
Buckridge later amended that the city
arbitrate and allow Lewis an opportunity
to reject verdict of arbitration and the
party rejecting pay cots. Mossbacher
proved a second to tet the council.
Carson again sprung the nuisance racket
and board of health business.
The motion prevailed with Carson and
Caswell in the negative.
The mayor announced as committee re
naming street Carson.Buckridge.Browu,
Coffin, Williams, Martin.
Mr. Hyde and his sister, Miss M. I.
Hyde, go down to Providence today to
make arrangements for opening the sea
son at that pleaant health resort.
The bath house is now open there and a
number of people are expecting to spend
part of the summer at "The Rest"' or at
the Providence hotel enjoying the waters,
the tisbing and the scenery.
Xo more romantic drives or finer scenery
ru be found in Kansas than along the
Walnut river and its tributaries near
Providence, and eor one who goes there
should if possible take their horse and
bugiry with them. The Waluut river lss
fishing is too well known to ih?h1 mention.
For quiet, healthy recreation commend us
to Providence and the mineral welL
Please meet at Brittingham's gallery at
0 o'clock a. m. shurp, Saturday, June 7.
Bv order of committee.
(Continued From Fifth page.)
point twelve flower girls came forward,
presenting each of the graduates with
beautiful floral gifts from relatives and
friends. A short and pointed address was
then made by Mr. Hatfield, in which he
cautioned but encouraged the class to go
forward in the work that had really but
After the distribution of the diplomas
Prof. Xaylor introduced Rev Hewitt who
announced that the Rev. David Wintei3
wished to make a present to the best rhe
torical and the best elocutionary effort on
the part of the graduates. The matter
had been referred to a secret committee
who had reported that the rhetoric prize
had been won by Miss Alice Rachel Moss
man, and with a few fitting remarks pre
sented her with a copy of the complete
works of Washington Irving. In a few
well chosen words the complete works of
Shakespeare were presented to Miss Ann.i
Letitia Wilson as the prize in elocution.
The competition was clo-e and the com
mittee was pretty evenly divided on several.
Prof. Naylor then made a few remarks
to his graduates and the exercises were
concluded by the benediction pronounced
by the Rev. Winters.
Last evening at Garfield the junior class
gave an interesting and entertaining pro
gram. The large society hall was well
filled with the many friends of the univer
sity and the class. C. C. Willson, the first
performer of the evening, delivered an
able treatise upon "The Successful Man."
Life is a mystery which is hard to solve.
The youth of today reflect upon tho un
realties of life of what the future has in
store for them. But life is real and one
must be up and at work. The man who
makes a success of life must cnoose some
particular work. If he has an inclination
for some one profession he should select
that, but if ho has no choice he should still
educate himself for some life work. Life
does not end with death. "Then let us so
live that when the summons comes to join
the innumerable caravan which moves to
that mysterious realm, we may approach
the grave like one who wraps the drapery
of his couch about him and lies down to
pleasant dreams."
The oration of the evening was delivered
by Mr. Sherman Ploughe. The title of
the oration was: "Where are We and
What Time is It?" Where are we? We are
in a state of political and social insurrection.
Carlyle has truly said America has yet its
battle to fight. The breach between aris
tocracy and the working clashes is grad
ually widening. The rise and fall of na
tions is first virtue, then glory, then
wealth and at last ruin We have p:issed
through the first two stages and have en
tered upon the thiid. What is going to be
the result can be seen by the historv of
other nations. What time is it? The
time has come for action on the part of
those who love justice and morality. The
time has arrived when a new generation
should take the reins of government. The
old parties are dead; a new one must bo
formed. Here the gentlemen digressed
from the subject and spoke at some length
upon the liquor traffic.
Mr. Toose, on behalf of the law class,
gave a highly interesting class poem which
was received with applause. The poem re
flects credit upon tho poetic talents of tho
class and added not a little to enliven the
Socrates was the subject of Miss At
water's esay. The life of this ancient and
honored man was discussed under the two
fold heading, Socrates as a student and as
a teacher. The essay was a carefully writ
ten production and its appliction to the
present generation was fully shown. Miss
Woodman recited "Catalme's Defiance."
This is an old piece, but one of great merit
and the dcclaimer seemed to breath new
life into it.
The class history was delivered by Mr.
Everest, after which the president, Miss
Carpenter, in a few well chosen words
t hanked tho audience for their attention.
The orchestra played an overture and tho
audience as dismissed.
The writer yesterday saw samples of
wheat from at least two crops of wheat
growing in this county one near the city
on the south that will be today be ready
for the harves. The heads were of good
averaae length and well filled, showing
but little if any evidences of frost of the
10th of May. One of the samples was
from a 203-arce field that will undoubtedly
yield full thirty bushels per acre. Tho
wheat harvest will begin in earnest in
Sedgwick county.
TWKIjITTIL annivkusakv.
Squire and Mrs. Mosley were very
pleasantly surprised on the twelfth an
niversary of their wedding by their little
daughter Nettie, who arranged a complete
surprise for them, at the residence 1203
South Market. She managed the thing
so closely that neither of them had the
faintest suspicion of what was going on
until about thirty friends took them by
storm. An elesiant basket luncheon was
spread and a real good time w;is the order
of the evening.
The Kinsley base ball club will meet the
local team today at the ball park in River
side. Tlie visitors bring with them a
record of not having been defeated this
season and being counted the stvongest
nine in their section. However, the home
boy are prepared to give them a warm re
ception on the field and will strive hard to
give them their first defeat. Mnrkwell
and Conklin will be the battery for Wich
ita. The two clubs will appear on the
streets in parade prior to their departure
to the ball park. Game will commence
promptly at 4 o'clock and nine full innings
will be played.
Ten civil ca-es and five criminal cases
were disponed of yesterday by the district
court and motions and demurrers heard in
a number of others.
Attorneys are notified that Friday G,
Saturday 7, Monday 0 and Tuesday 10 will
be devoted to the heariug of motions and
demurrers and same will be disposed of re
gardless to the presence or ab-ence of at
torneys. rr.OBATE COURT.
Marriage licenses were issued yesterday
in the probate court to William Roberts,
Fort Riley, and Ludia Webb, of Wichita,
and to Martin L. Sargent and Lulu M
Marshall, both of Wichita. Inventory and
appraisement of estate of Charles Gott
chalk, deceased, filed: administrator order
to sell as far as found best.
Guardian of Sowers minors permitted to
mortgage for SI.OOU Settlement of admin
istrator of J. W. Lamb estate filed.
The Kansas & Texas Coal company vs
Rock Island Railroad was in hearing .yes
terday in Judge Balderston's court, Sev
eral motions and demurrers were also dis
posed of.
Nothing outside of the usual civil work
disturbed the auatomary serenity of the
justices courts yesterday.
Several petty offenders from the preced
ing day wore disposed of yesterday as
usual. The arrests wens an a.ssauls and a
drunk. Several fines were also collected.
The Kcpublican County Central Committee
Ceterm.no Dates for Conventions and
Basis of Kepresentation.
The Republican County Central Com
mittee held a meeting yesterday in tho
grand jury room at the court house. The
meeting was called to order at 2 d. m., by
Chairman J. E. Henly. It was decided to
hold the convention to nominate a delega
tion to the congressional convention on the
14th inst., convening at 2 p. m. The prim
aries to be held on the 12. The basis of
representation made by the congressional
committee being one delegate for every
300 votes cast for the Hon. S. R. Peters at
the lastcongressional election and one at
large for the county. This gives Sedg
wick county twenty delegates in the
Dodge City Convention.
In selecting delegates to the county con
vention the representation was placed at
one delegate in each v.ard and township
for twenf y-five votes cast for Eugene Ware
presidential elector. The primaries in the
townships to be held from 2 to 4 p. m., and
in the city from 4 to 7 p. m. In this
conventions the delegates from the
Eighty-third Representative District
will be authorized to make the arrange
ments to hold a convention to nominate a
candidate for representative in that dis
The county convention to select a county
ticket will meet on the 9th of August.
The basis of representation will be the
same as in the convention to select dele
gates to the congressional convention. The
primaries for selecting delegates to the
convention will be held on the 7th of Au
gust. The Eighty-fourth representative
district will select delegates at the same
time for a convention in that district, as
will also county commissioner district Xo.
2. The delegates to the county convention
will select a delegation to the state con
vention. Mr. Wibking resigned as member of the
committee and Mr. E. T. Allen was selected
to take his place.
The work of the committee was done
with absolute harmony, and no little en
thusiasm was shown. All were confident
that they were commencing a victorious
Ao unc i:m knts.
Regular meeting of Wichita lodge No.
93, 1. O. O. P., this evening at S o'clock in
the I. O. O. F. hall. Instruction will be
given in the initiatory by the degree stall.
All Odd Fellows are invited.
Fiiaxk Ditxkix, Secretary.
R. A. Speaks, X. G.
The regular monthly meeting will be
held in the parlors of the hospital Friday
June 0. at 2:30 p. in. A full attendance is
specially requested.
A. Kkamlr, Pres.
The Mizpah society will meet Friday
June G, with Miss Marlowe, Fletcher block,
room 37. A full attendance is lequested.
Gkxevive Marlowe, President.
Belle Noel?, Secretarj'.
A I'liiloxilhic Italian.
I happened to witness a street scene tho
other day which I endeavored to lay to
heart as a lesson in patience. An old Ital
ian rag picker was slowly making his way
along the sidewalk with a huge bundle on
his back a bundle so big in fact that
scarcely anything was visible beneath it
except a pair of snuff colored, shabby
trousers, moving forward with a simulta
neous lateral motion. Just as the old man
lunged around a corner a neavy wagon
came up, and the hub of one wheel struck
the bundle with such force that the bearer
was thrown violently to the ground. Ho
got up, with irome assistance, in a dazed
manner, the blood streaming down his
face from a cut in his forehand.
But now comes tho strange part of tho
affair. Instead of swearing and cursing,
or at least bemoaning his fate, the old fel
low smiled a gentle, well bred smile, quiet
ly wiped 'his face, reshouldered his lotd,
being helped by the teamster, who was
duly apologetic, and went on his way with
tho philosophic air of a man who had sim
ply encountered one of those inevitable an
no3ances which human life entails. Would
any Anglo-Saxon person have behaved so
well under similar circumstances? Boston
Out of .Tail, but Not Itefornied.
"I have been in state prison five years, in
tho house of correction two years and at
tho island eighteen months."
The speaker was a big, healthy "Vermont
Yankee. His eyes were clear and brown
and his breath was as sweet as new mown
hay. He was and still is the night engi
neer at Brigham's big milk delivery placo
on Tiemoiit street, at the corner of Castle
street. Night in and night out for year in
and year out he has worked there, giving
perfect satisfaction to everybody. No ono
would suspect that he had ever been in tho
places he named.
"Are you a reformed criminal?" asked a
sympathetic bystander.
"No, I guess not. I have all the crimes
I ever had and think I will stick to them."
"What were you sent to the prison and
house of correction for, then?"
"To got a living."
"And your trade?"
"1 have always been an engineer. I got
good pay there, so I worked. Perhaps I'll
do it again." Boston Globe.
Sjnonjius for Money.
The huge nuinborof synonyms for money
illustrates remarkably well "the variety of
sources from which our slan words aro re
cruited and the remarkable appositeness of
some of them. We may talk of our money
in scores of ways; among which are, for in
stance, "the actual," "the needful," or
"tho wherewithal;' "beans," "blunt,"
"tin"' or "brass;" "chips," "dibs" or
"pieces;" "dust," chinck" or "shot;"
"shekels," "spondulics" or "dollars;"
"stamp," "feathers," or "palm oil"
which last is such an obviously appropriate
name for it that "shinplaster" seems feeblo
by comparison, and the young but widely
popular "oof," "oof bird" and "oof tish"
imbecile and inane Pall Alall Gazette.
Thought Sho Savr a Tarantula.
The other night Ira. Harrington, of Al
bany, Ga., was peeling a banana, and felt
something grasp the forefinger of her right
hand. On looking down she saw a great
big tarantula holding on by bis two front
legs to her Sngrer, and endeavoring to get
hold with the others, so as to be able to bite
her. She shook her hand and heard him
slam up against the pantry walL She said
nothing about it until next morning, when
a thorough search vat mndo for it, and tbe
pantry swept out. But no tarantula could
be found, although ilr-v Harrington, who
was reared in Louisiana, where tarantulas
are cornrnoB, was positive that it was n reg
ular double breasted tarantula that she
had seen. Atlanta Coastitution.
VVtten a Potentate I ty Himself.
The doors bedng clsed upon aay poten
tate, he becomes aware at once thit he is
Hut human. No master how great ho may
;J a Xapoleon. a Nicholas, a Wiihjun II
of Germany as soon as he sits dcra in
the solitude of his own room something
happens to him which corresponds to the
transformation of the Grand Monarch in
Mr. ThaeLeray's famous sketches. Tbe wig
cornea off, tbe buckram givtss ont, ta lofty
aeeL sink iato shppers; the king but a
i.au, and he is conscious of it. How much
of change there is depend, ef course, upon
how much of a man xhe prinee naxy be an
food, and what his seate of his natsral in
firmities. Contemporary Bcview.
iu Wmj i-
lis -romn's happy lot to waft
To woii Trith l2.d expectancy
And bnoyent heart lifted elate,
Tho folded future's mystery,
"Whatever joy may come to blessj
Howo'er 16tc sends hi$ messenger
Kb word nor any half caresa
3Iay ever be f oresE&lfcsd by her.
And though her her.re yeiya overmuch.
Its teiiderest song is sere- sasjr;
She may notxaio -Klvklisktost touch
Tbe curtain o'er the ioxiire hung:.
If love- coins soon or lore como late,
Or, saddest, never cosie at all,
Tis vcoiMn's petieBt kt to trait
Through .all this lengthening interval.
XoEtreal Star.
An Occnpstlon in Which Women YToric
from Ten to I"Jftecn Kboxs for 50 Cents.
"Time money?" said the pale faced wo
man, as she shook the rasay colored ends
of floss silk from tho white apron Bho had
taken off preparatory to donning her hat
andsacque. "Well, inytinis don't amount
to much money not core than five cents
an hour, no matter how steady I work; and
that don't take in tho hourl apsnd in going
and coming between hero and tho shop. I
was six hcurs worldng this (unrolling a
piece of cotton velvet that lay on tho table),
and all I'll get for it will bo thirty cents,
and maybo a little jawing because the
Btitches ain't so near together as they might
be on that rose in the corner, though that
Bin't my fault, as tho girl who deals out the
materials gave ma a scant supply of pink
silk. A doublo carnation you say it is?
Well, I call all the pink flowers rc3cs; it
don't matter to me what they are, just bo
they aro made like them in tho pattern.
"You needn't count tho flower clusters;
I can tell you how many they are just two
dozen. One dozen pair of slippers will bo
cut out of this velvet, and though they will
bo sold cheap, being cotton, you may bo
sure thero will be meney made on them,
and lots of it. Yon see the embroidery on
ono pair comes only to a little over one
penny, and the material is bought whole
sale. Xo, these ain't tho only kind of slip
pers I embroider. There's them I get fifty
cents a dozen for. They are of a better
quality of velvet, and tho flowers Las to i
have more pains taken witn them. A
dozen pair of that kind will keep mo busy
from half-past 7 m the morning till 6 in tho I
evening, allowing me half an hour for
lunch. Tho best kind thorn I get
seventy-five cents a dozen for aro
worked on silk velvet, and to get a
dozen of them finished in a day
I have to begin as Goon jis I can see in
the morning, and keep at 'em till 10 o'clock
at night. Often, though, I don't get "cm
done because thegirldon'fcgivenie enough
of ono kind of silk and I have to lose an
hour by going back for it. Hops I scold
her well? Why, bless you! if I say a word
to her she only gives me sass. She will
pay I waste the silk; and she has even in
sinuated that I Look it for ray own use
just as if I had the time to make fancy pin
cushions or any of them sort of things!
I can never got used to the impudence of
these young girls who arc all bangs and
boot heels. You just ought to hear this
ono talk if I givo in my work unprcssed,
though thoy have god pressors in the shop,
and if the cook hero don't lianpen to be in
a good humor when I go into tho kitchen
she is sure not to hnve any ircna hot.
"No, there ain't no money to. speak of in
embroidery of this kind. ThaL tho sisters
hnvo to do on altar clorbes and such thing3
is different, and a good workor can earn
610 a week at it. But all that is given to
them that have boon to the slaters' schools,
and learned to do tho best kind of work:
what they do is whabmight be called skilled
labor. I learned in ono morning how to do
this kind, and if I was to tell inadame to
day tliat I wouldn't do no moro she would
only be at tho trouble of putting an adver-
j tisemeut in to-morrow s paper; that would
bring her all the embroiderers she wanted
and a lot moro girla who live at homo, and
would like to make that sort of work an
excuse to get off from washing dishes and
ironing clothes.
"Why do I mako this my profession?
My! do you suppose I'd work at this reg
'lar, year in and year out? I'm only doing
it now to keep from getting into debt for
my board whilo I am out of a place. I've
got my name down at an agency, and
made 'em understand there just what I
want. Folks say I am a patient woman,
and I am looking out for work that can't
be dona by nobody but a patient woman
nursing a fractious invalid that ain't sick
enough to require a trained nurse, or look
ing after a weak minded child that's too
much for one of the sort of girls that's
usually engaged to mind children. A placo
of that kind will turn up sooner or later
booner, I hope, as I am tired to death of
these roses, or double carnations, or what
ever you may call 'em.:! 2ew York Trib
une. A ran try "Emergency Shelf."
In my pantry there is a spaco set apart,
and always alluded to as "tho emergency
shelf." On it aie to be found a can each of
salmon, lobster, potted ham and corned
beef; a bo.x of sardines, a jar of pickled
peaches and one of canned pears, several
glasses of jelly and a package of self rais
ing flour. As soon as ono article ip token
from the shelf, its place is filled by another
of itd Idnd, so thero is always mp.trial at
hand for immediato use, should the day
have been a specially busy one, or unex
pected guests arrive about tea time. Good
To Clean Silk.
The garment must be first ripped and
brushetL Spread on a flat board an old
blanket covered with an old sheet; then
sponge tho silk on both sides, rubbing any
dirty spots particularly with this mixture:
One-half cup of gall, one-half cup of ammo
nia and one-half pint of tepid oft water.
Roll the silk on a stick an old broom han
dle will do being careful that no wrinkles
are left on it. Let it dry without ironing.
"Woolen goods may be treated in the same
manner. London Housekeeper.
Sara Bernhardt pays the penalty of her
high strung, delicate nervous organiration
by hours of wakefulness. Her plan of en
sconcing hex willowy belf in the arms of
Morpheus is to Lt her mind on a little
carved Cupid at the foot of her bed. Then
she closes her eyes, turning the balls down
ward a,s far && possible, and repents the al
phabet alowiy over and over until she is in
a half comatose condition.
For most people once in four weeks is
often enouch for a thorough shampoo, al
though daily brushing: is absolutely essen
tial, strong, sail and naturally oQy hair
will require washing at least once a fort
night in order to keep it clean smeiung and
bright. Thin, ssf t, dry Zaz? may go for six
weeks and then be less in need of the bath.
A frying pan should ne-rer touch water.
Scour them cut with salt tho manjent they
are dorw with ad thea wip with a cloth.
A washed omelet pan ma&es a poor omelet.
Workmen ripped oil the clapboards
from William Wiliiaras house on Water
street in the salt boroofrh of Stonjoton,
Conn . which had been nailed with boase
studs before the British boinharineat of
the tonra in IS14. ad a two ounce British
belles drop-d on; of a board. iLuty of
the clapboards bad been pierced by Bntiah
People 'who visit GoastaBtiaeple nest
have raad Crawford's "Patri Pawff," jesj
as people before going to Fioreace read
George Eliot's "SaTOaarola." A ytranjj
Englishman tokl ns thus in the vr-cck of bis
stay ai Ceasamsinaffte 1e was aafcai iive
hundred times if he had road "Paul Pzta2."
R. POWEEI President. R. T. Beax. V. Pres.
i W. Taixeb, Jr., Cashier.
Fourth National Bant
SURPLUS, - - -
K. T. B?an. E. B. Powrtl. O. T. Barnes. T,. r, rv,
JlmOT I-. Honk. F. W. Waller. G. W. Larrlmer,Jos
Jlorse, B. O. Graves.
B. Lombard. Jr..
J. P. Axlex.
Vice Proelflent.
L. D. Skktxeh
vr. H. LrviNcsTox,
AsMstant Cashier
State National Bank.
JohnB. Carey-George W. Walter. W. F. Green.
J. P. Allrn, Kos Harris, J. 31. All:a. P. V.Healv. B
Lombard, Jr., Fster Getto, L. t). iSidnner, James
AL W. Lzvr, Pres. A. W. OLTVXR, V. P.
L. A. WAIiTON, Casliler.
Wichita National Bank.
S. H. Kohn. A. W. Oliver, M. W. L-rrL L, A. Wat
ton. S. T.Tnttle. X. F. Nlrderlandor, t. R. Tacfcer.
John Davidson, J. O. Rutan.
Do a General Bavldng. Collecting
and Brokerage Business.
Eastern and Foreign Exchange
bought and. gold. United States bonds
of all denominations bouglit and sold
County, Township and Jlunlcipsl
bonds bought.
Want a cook
Want a partner
Want a fcit-jation.
Want a servant in.
Want to sell a farm,
Want to soil a hous.
Want to bay or 311 stocit.
Want good bor'd'j; housa.
Want to .sell plants or grain.
Want to $ell groceries or iimt,'i
Want to eelt libniehold fiirn'.ruro
Want to rcako anr larm loaiu.
Want to Bell or trads for acytci:)?.
Want to did customers lor anyth'i c.
AdvortUIrm obtains rsvr customers.
Advertising kieps old customers,
AdverUMnf; liberally always pays,
AdvtirtMnc makes success wt-y.
Advertising creates confidence.
Advertising is proof of energy
Advertising eiljJuIts pluck.
Advertising mean biz,"
Advertie immediately.
Advertise constantly.
Advertise regularly,
Advertito always.
Advertise well,
Everything Kept in a Firsfclass Drug Store
Successors to
John Davidson, Pioneer Lumberman
of Sedgwick Couiitv.
ESTABLISHED :-: IX :-: 1870.
A Complete Stock or Pine Lumber.
Shingles, Lath, Door, Sash,
etc., always on Laud.
Office and yards on MoMey avenue, between
Douclns avenue and First trwt. Hranch yards at
Lnion City, Oklahoma City and El Keno. Ind. Ter.
A hnndsome llthocraph map of this city, contain.
Inp tho nairrs oJ u'l the streerU, parks, colleges and
public buildings hotels, eto. A complMc siap,
inelie by fifte-n incbos, on linen Pper. can be had
t this ofr.ee for 10 crnts each. 43
Yards nfvrichita, Mayfilrt. Wellinr
ton. Ilarper, Attica, Harden IMaln.
Anthony. A rkausaa City, Andale and
Coal, Gravel Hoofing, RooQns and
Building Materials.
18th St. and 4th Are. Wichita, Kn
vr? carry a complri Bn fttllVtad of BooV
utd B!ni, sarh . re nvi sr itei Etol icraU
cntHDi: of IVli. Monrac. Afetraev Kc9t
Records ajd B.3ks. I 3srct koskx. Packet Vjk
Max Book for I wsa aae .rc rmprnj v U
d by mail 5TOs?tlr MflJ u.
rr l thr Tie to G Kst r W.
Bead tbe foUovcing cat nuag via the
"Great Rock Island Hnt:"
ToCh'ca-co 114-W, flrat ebw
ToChieaeo fclLlO. jwoood clam
To Denver H.5m, -rt saw
To Colorado Spring tT-M, 8n eia
ToPneblo JM. a rat elmm
Corre&poiHinK: low rat vo intecmediai
point and points beyond. Ticket offic,
iCO Kast Ixmsias aveaoe. corner Main
treet, and at Paeiisr station. li tf
Xow is lbe tin for too u bar a
tkekee at she Xateterfarxa. t ft
. . , . (&- M MTJRDOCK: & BEO., Props.)
Lithographers, Publishers, Printers,
Stationers, Binders, and
Blank Book Makers.
One of the most complete Job Printing Offices in the
State. Letter Heads'. Bill Heads, Cards, Catalogues,
Price Lists, Premium Lists. Stock Certificates,
Checks, Drafts, Book Printing, etc. News and
Job Printinc: of all kinds.
All branches of Lithographing, Bonds, Checks,
Drafts, Bill Heads, Letter Heads, Cards, etc. "Wo
have first-class designers and engravers.
Wedding Invitations and Announcement Cards,
Luncheon Cards, Calling Cards, etc
Blank Books of all kinds made to order,Bank, City,
County, and commercial -work a specialty. Sole
agents for Kansas, Oklahoma and the Indian Terri
tory for Bronson's Patent Automatic Level Joint
Binding. Endorsed by book-keepers, bankers and
county officers. JSothing made equal to it for
strength and fiat opening. Will open at any pae,
and lie perfectly flat when opened at any part of the
book, permitting writing across both pages as easily
as one. It is the ODly book that will open out per
fectly flat from the first page to the last, thus enabl
ing one to write into the fold as easily as at any part
ef the page. Send for circular.
Magazine, Law Book and Pamphlet binding of all
kinds, reminding, etc.
Blank Department.
All kinds of Legal Blanks for city, connty and
township officers, Deeds, Mortgages, Abstract?,
Receipt and Note Books, Real Estate and Rental
Agency Books and Blanks, Attorney's Legal
Blanks, etc.
County Officers' City Officers'
Books and Blanks.
Township Officers'
Books and Blanks.
Bank and Corporation
Lithographing, printing and bookmaking.
Complete outfit furnished for abstracters, abstract
blanks, take-off books, tracers, and all kinds of
blanks used by abstracters.
Legal Blanks
Of every kind as used by lawyers, real estate- agenta,
county, city and township officers Justice of the
peace books and blanks.
For Township Officers.
we have a complete line of blanks and books such as
are used by township officers.
and In anr court,
ient pocKet docket ever pubUsfced, with, two indexes
an alphabetical index and a dialry index; shows at 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 size to carry in
the pocket. Endorsed by attorneys everywhere.
The tolltrwlnir trone endorment from Captain i
John II. Aih,ex-Judi:eor tho 30th JudicUl UUtrlct
Bute of Indiana, lie wrlle.1 as follow-
OctotxrSR, 19P9.
I It la tho mo?t complete and concise wort of tho
I Wrt I hftTfe ever met with. I canBGiswhow tho
tystematlo. practicing lawyer can do without it.
I UahouUltxi entitled The Lawyer's Vad Mecum."
Truly and sincerely yours,
JOHN H. AMI. Attorney at Law,
Vichlta. Kansas.
Price of docket $1.00. By mail postpaid to any ad
dress upon receipt or $1.07. Address.
Business Manager. Wichita, Kansas.
We havn a large number ol appropriate cuts for use
in Premium Lists can get them out on shorter notice
than any other firm. For school catalogues we cave
neat type faces for that especial work. Constitutions
and By-Laws for Lodges, Building & Loan Associa
tions, eta
School Records, Ete.
We desire to call the attention of county &uperinter
tendents, school district oriicersand teachers to our
line of school publications as given below. Our school
records and boolcs are now oelng used exclusively in
quite a number or counties, and are superior to any
in the market: Classification Term Record, Record of
Apportionment of State and County School Punds,
Superintendent's Record of School Visltft, (Pocket
Biz), Record of Teachers' Ability, (Pocket Size), Rec
ord or Official Acts, Annual Financial Reports, An
nual Statistical Reports, School District C erk'i
Record, School Dl-trlct Treasurer's Record, School
District Treasurer's "Warrant Register, School District
Clerk's Order Book, School Teacher's Daily Rogiaror,
School District Boundaries, Record Teachers JEtop oy
ed. Receipts, Tuition Normal Intitute, Reojip'-e,
Teacher's i.xamlnatl'ja. Register Normal Institute.
Orders on Treasur-r, Order3 on hormal Institute Paod
Orders for Apportionment State School Fund, Orders
Dividend State and County School Fund, Order oa
Fund from Salo of School Land. Monthly Report
Scnool District, Promotion Cards District School,
Diplomas District Schools, Pupils Monthly Report.
Loan and Investment Companies.
Books and blanks. Our Loan Register 1b now in U3e
by loan companies generally.
The Daily Eagle.
"Eifhi pages Contains the day and nl?a aasocLatea
press dispatches in mi!, and tbe latest markaC reports.
The Weekly Eagle.
Fight pages Contains more Btate sno gneal nws
aua east-ern cispetcnw inao any ttwajj piir m il.0
Southwest. TbeJausat market reportaupto thai.r
of going to pre&A sampie copy fre.
Estimates promptly lurnkhed upon work of any kind. Addreis,
R P. MTJBDOCK, Business Manager.
Ill E. Dooglaa Ave., WicMta, Kflnaraa.
bealsfor Notaries Public, corpora
tions, stock companies, lodges, eta
Orders filled promptly. Also stock
certificates for corporations and
stock companies, either printed or
lithographed in elegant designs.
can be Used lnanv Rtn.t
ine most comDlete and conven
Wichita. Kan.. fd. 2s, yx
IniTB In owt your "AUarory Poekt Dork-
nod and It Trry con-vr-nlnnl d well arranf d for
keaptn? a complete memoranda efvwb ca .".It
jU'tvhata lawyer cent! la MmvIbj; a jrap.U
record of hi work.
Tonra most rp"'o! 7
VT. 8. UOXKlN. Cwiuir Attorn.
3000 COPIES mot oxe oiiioi.val.
WrUlaz. Drawlar. Manic, nc Of Tys-,VTrnr
from ON"E original RtommatiM by rtr
To Eaolk is ogeafi for tba ral of the
abort machine, extra- vuppIUs, ntc
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