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21.31. Mrnnortr. I It. p. Mmnorir.
FMItor. Itralnms Manager.
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address Is to be chanced, clve old address as well a.
TnrKAOjr Is delivered by carriers In Wichita
ind all pnTmrhs at 2(1 cent a week. The paper mav
be ordered by postal card or bv telephone (o. 73)
hnd will be ierved early and reffiilarly. Irreeularltv
of service or chance of nddres should be reported
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The proprietors reserve the Hcht to relectand
discontinue anv advertisements contracted for
Plther by themselves or their agents.
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class matter and entered for transmission through
the malls as sneh.
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H contract for forelcn advcrtlslnc will lw made.
nd where flies of the paper can be. seen. S. C
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nrChlraco can see conies of the psner nt the ofllce
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which an admittance fee is required will bechnrced
s thers'eof five cents per line per day; nnd must
be classified and will not be run as puro reading
The EAOir. has the lntvest circulation of any
dully paper In Kansas and covers nore territory
ban any two Kan dailies combined: reachlne MO
towns on the day of publication In Kansas. Indian
terr tory. Panhandle of Texas and pastern Colorado.
Tlecolnmnsor tho Eaoik linve been tested and
proved t be the lcst advrrtlslnc medium In the
Fotithwnst. The only dully that reaches all tho ter
ritory above named on day of publication. As au
d vertlslnc medium It is unexcelled.
The Daii.t EAOl.rcan be found on sale In Kansns
r ttv Mo . at the book store of 11. Gllck, 535 Main St.
Nelson ISuIldlnc.
The, Kansas Factories Operated Under Most
favorable Conditions hhowlngEn-
couraclns Kcturns.
A. Tumor, of Newton, spent yesterday
in the city.
.7 O Edingcr, of Chicago, is registered
nt the Curey.
E. B. ('owcill, of Sterling, spent yester
day in the city.
X A Rprinfjcr, of Argonia, spent yester
day in the city.
71 Cannon, of Chicago, is registered at
th Manhattan.
T. IJ. Gibson of Hutchinson, spent j-es-teniay
in tlie city.
W. C. French, of St. Joseph, was calling
on friends yesterday.
F. S. Bannersfield of St. Louis, is stop
ping at tho Occidental.
J C. McCIure, of Kansas City, was ono
of yesterday's arrivals.
S. Hoover and wife, of St. Louis, are
stopping at the .Manhattan.
A. G. Lewis, of Topeka, is looking after
business matters in the city.
J. Drew, of Emporia, is spending a few
days with friend- in the citj
G. li. Smith, of Pratt, was looking after
business in the city yesterday.
Alf Harrison, a prominent farmer near
Furley, spent yesterday In tho city.
W. C. Schofleld and wife, of Cleveland,
nre spending n few days in the city.
Mr. Cash Taylor of the Sedgwick Panta
graph, was in tho citj' last evening.
Kss Josephine Cody of Cleveland. O.,
is hating her cousin, .Mrs. C. A. Walker.
T. F. Robertson, of Kansas City, is at
tending to borne business matters in tho
Al. G Polloch, of New York, is stopping
at t lie Carey and will spend a few days iu
the city.
W. S. Roberts of Clearwater, spent yes
terday in the city looking up some busi
ness matters.
Jlrs A. H. Newton is visiting her moth
er, Mrs. M. A. Taylor, and cousin, Miss
Grace Johnston.
T. J. Smith of Marion, registered at tho
Occidental, arriving last evening and will
spend today in the city.
"V. V. Cook, of tho Medicine Lodco
sugar works, arrived last night and will
Bpend tho duy in the city.
C F. Williams, of Pratt, spent yesterday
attending to some biiMiiesi matters, leav
ing last evening for Topeka.
Hon. J. K Gardner of Cheney, was in
the city yesterday and complimented the
JiiAGLE ny calling in the evening.
C. Slinn, of Reno county, and H. C.
Parker of Mulvane, were among the call
ers at tho board of trade rooms yesterday.
Mr. Scott Allen is here visiting his
daughter, Mrs. F. H. Northrop. Mrs.
Northrop will return to New York City
with her father to visit old friends. He
fore ner return she will visit Chicago and
Prof. E. B. Cowgill, the well known
Kansas sugar man, or one who is authority
on sugar making in Kansas as well as
elsewhere, arrived yesterday morning and
u ill be detained in the city a day or two
looking after business matters. Concern
ing tho sugar making business
he stated last evening that this
year's experience was most gratifying. It
was considered and estimated one year ago
that the manufacture of sugar from cane
and beets raised in Kansas had passed be
yond the experimental stage, and this year
ouly confirms that opinion. The companies
in the state going at the business in a busi
ness-like manner in every respect are get
ting along quite well and are making
money. There is no overproduction fea
ture to cause alarm in the sujrar making
business, and before this point could be
reached it is thought fifteen hundred or
two thousand plants could be in operation
in Kansas.
Tho business this year has faced a light
cane crop, or much lighter than last year,
owing to the drouth. This, however, lias
not in the laest impaired the quality of the
cane with reference to its sugar making
properties. Tho Medicine Lodge factory
as a sample shows 147 pounds of sugar
per ton of cane, while the total output of
that factory will double the average Louis
iana factory for the last five yeurs.
Tho Kansas factories have made ar
rangements for selling total output iu New
Orleans and at a price one quarter cent be
low quotations in New York City on day
of sale. The sugar from sorghum cane
coming in the market so early has the ad
vantage of the best prices. This is no
small feature in taking into account the
Kansas factories.
The Medicine Lodge factory is now
handling 200 tons per day, but
is now making arrangements to
double the capacity for next year.
Every factory in the state is going
to increase its capacity some double, while
others will not go far into the business.
Tho Medicine Lodge company has
already contracted for 4,000 acres of cane
for next year and the same acreage of
beets. The prices for cane are from 1.50
toj'2.80 pes ton for cane and beets $3 to &
per ton.
Prof. Cowgill says the time has como
when capital will not be afraid to go into
the sugar business, since it has been estab
lished that the business is a success. Iu
order to insure returns on a business basis,
he says, a company must have capital.
By way of secondly business management
and third competent skill and with all best
obtainable machinery. Wherever these
points have been watched tho plants have
been a success.
-FOXERAIj notice.
Miss Helen Welch, of 231 Cleveland av
enue, daughter of Dr. J. M. Welch, died
last eveuing. She was 18 years old and
had many friends among her acquaint
ances. Funeral services today at 2"30 p.
m. at the United Presbyterian church at
First and Ohio. The services will be con
ducted by the Rev. Mr. Shippen. The
friends of the family are invited.
The Wichita Cooperage company is mak
ing arrangements to increass the capacity
in response to au increased demand for the
output. The company has orders as far
away as Dennison, Texas, and is absolute
ly unable to supply the demand as prompt
ly as would be to the best interest of all.
It will be remembered that the factory
burned down some months aso and the
company temporarily took a building
which i3 only large enough to accommo
date fourteen workmen. It is proposed to
erect new buildings and make more room
for business.
At the noon hour yesterday Mr. W. A.
Thomas, postmaster at Cheney, this coun
ty, died while sitting in his office. He had
not been complaining and his sudden death
was a violent shock to his family and the
entire community. The cause of his death
is supposed to have been an apoplectic
spasm. Mr. Thomas was a member of the
G. A. R.; he had served as postmaster only
a few months, having been appointed by
the present administration to that posi
tion. He was esteemed by all who knew
him as au honorable citizen and au upright
man, and his deatli is lamented by all. He
leaves a wife and one child.
Mrs. Frank T. Logan left yesterday for
Kansas City, to be absent a few days visit
ing relatives.
The work commenced j-csterday supply
ing the court house with combination gas
and electric light fixtures. Tho fixtures
were uirnibhed by Mr Ed Vail.
Geo. Cross, W. W. Smith and Frank
Long weut out after chickens, quails and
the entire menagerie yosterday, but failed
to catch up with the baud wagon.
Tho revival services in the First Metho
dist Episcopal church have resulted in
quite a number of conversions and will bo
continued each evening this week.
J. A. Brulmker has removed his office to
-22 North Main street, occupying the loom
recently vacated by II. L. Arnold. The
stj le of the new ill m is Brulmker & Bru
lmker, either one bciug Joe, for shore
Frankie Donaldson, ono of the Fivo
Point characters, attempted suicide last
night by taking laudanum. A physician
was called and with the aid of the police
and the vicinity, hor well directed efforts
were thwarted.
Jim Dobson, sheriff of Barber count-,
srent a few hours in the city yesterday eii
routc to Ossawatomie with an inmate for
the asylum. He shvs thore are some more
dowu in that country that will bo demand
ing a cell in the asylum very soon.
Rev. W. II. Yedde, of Schenectady, N.
Y., en route to Pasadana, Cal., where he
expects to spend the winter iu the interest
of his health, 6topped iu the city for a day
or two's visit to bis friend, Rev. William
II. Robinson, pastor of the Perkins Pres
bytenaii chuixh.and in compnuy with him
made the Eai.le a brif call.
A couple of tramps passing the Golden
Eagle yosterday concluded they could
we r one pair of pants nnd made the catch,
liiey went into the nearest allev closely
followed by Dennis, ,vho caught "ono who
gave the name of Tom Dern. The second
had been well fed and was n ringer having
standard speed and escaped.
The fifth annual meeting of the Ceutral
Kansas Teachers' association will be held
at S.diua on the 27th, 23th and 2Uth of this
mouth. From the printed program it i
seen that Dr. R, W. Stevenson, superin
tendent f city sohools, is booked for a lec
ture on "Tho Commonplace,''
The union meeting of the Epworth
leagues of the city, held at Dodge Avenue
M. E. church last night, was by far the
most successful and interesting meeting
the leagues ever held. The very pleasant
weather the great revival spirit which pre
vails in that church brought out a full
house, largely of young people, and the
interesting program prepared for tho oc
casion, as heretofore published in the
EAGLE, was carried out almost to tho let
ter, and to tho credit of all who partici
pated in it.
After the singing of a npirited song, in
which all of the audience heartily joined,
a powerful opening prayer was made by
Rev. C. C. Woods, past or of Dodge Avenue
church and president of tho chapter of that
The choir of the Dodge Avenue chapter
followed with a beautiful anthem, well
A report of tho former meeting of tho
league was read by the secretary, Miss
The Emporia avenue chapter was re
ported by Wilber T. Garnett, the secre
tary. This league has just been reorgan
ized, after its summer vacation, and prom
ises to do some good work during the
coming winter.
Tho First M. E. chapter was reported by
Prof 11. S. McMichael, and was shown to
be in a goon spiritual condition and doing
excellent work.
Tho choir of Emporia avenue chapter
rendered a beautiful anthem.
Tho chapter of Dodge avenue church
was reported by Miss Ida Howard, who,
though quite a young lady, excelled all
tho others in the excellence of her report
and tho manner in which she read it.
Miss II. mith, of the First church, read
an interesting paper on "Tho Early Life
of the Wesleys."
The choir of Dodge Avenue League ren
dered another beautiful anthem, which
was followed by a most excellent paper,
"How to Make the League Effective," by
Claud M. Gray, of the same chapter.
Tho Emporia avenue choir followed with
another of their beautiful anthems.
The principal address of the evening was
made by Rev. J. W. Horner, pastor of
Emporia Avenue M. E. church nnd presi
dent of tho league of that church, on
"The Relation ot the League to tho
The finest music of the evening was a
duet by the Misses Caldwell, of the First
These interesting exercises closed with a
brief but very forcible and timely address
by Mr. James Allison, president of tho
city league.
The nevt union meeting of the leagues
will bo held at tho First church, No
vember 9.
Hon. W W. Cook, of Medicine Lodge,
who was in the city yesterday, says that
the sugar works down there have been a
gieat success this year and profitable. One
hundred pounds of sugar were gotten from
cane this year, as against seventy-odd
pounds last year. Next year he doubts
not that the Medicine Lodge factory will
turn off one million pounds of cane nnd
beet sugar combined. The factory having
exhausted the cane crop, goes to work ou
beets this week. The EAGLE has never
lost its faith in tho final triumph of the
sugar business in southwest Kansas. It's
in our soil, as all chemists unite in declar
ing. There is a greater per cent of sac
charine in both our sorghum and in our
beets than iu the same products raided
anywhere else in the United States. Tho
agricultural department admits it and ex
perts declare it. Of course with a hun
dred sugar factories, mora or less, in
southern Kansas, a sugar refinery will
have to be built at Wichita.
The semi-annual reunion of the A. A.
Scottisch rite in the valley of Wichita
will be held Tuesday, Wednesday nnd
Thursday of next. week. It is expected
that quite a uumber of the brethren from
the state will be present. There tire over
twenty emulates for work and every thing
is most promising for a reunion that will
be a success in every respect
In the circular concerning the reunion is
found the following:
The work done at our semi-annual reun
ion is principally for the convenience of Can
dida es residing out of the city, and is
carried forward in such a manner as to
render it agreeable to them and afford the
greatest amount of enjoyment of tho fes
tivities of tho occasion.
Owing to the great amount of labor and
expense incurred providing bauquets and
other necessary arrangements for work in
the Council of'Kadosli and Consistory, wo
do not confer these degrees ouly at these
reunions, at which time all the decrees
from the 4 to the 32s inclusive, will be
Members having friends who arc candi
dates are especially requested to call their
attention to tho above sugestions.
J. Giles Smith, 33
Commander of Consistory
C. M. Jones, 32
Commander Council Kndosh.
Geo. I. Ross, 32
Wise Master Caprer Roe Croix.
Ed. Goldrekg. 32
Venerable Master Lodge Perfection.
J. S. Cole, 33
Deputy Insp. Gen. for Southern Kan.
trade in tnis section of the state. Mr.
Imboden is making an effort to interest a
number of grain dealers throughout the
country in a scheme to send their grain all
through one channel and all be equally
Charles P. Mueller, the florist on Twen-ty-thrid
street, sent to the editor's sanc
tum yesterday some rare and beautiful
specimens of chrysanthenums, potted, for
which he will please accept thanks. Flow
ers are surely one of the most estimable of
the Divine benefactions to the human
race. They are an indespensable auxiliary
with woman to man's happiness, while
environed with the perplexities of earth.
William Thompson, of Arkansas avenue,
who died Saturday last, after three hours
of contortions following close upon a dose
of strychnine, was down town yesterday
looking after earthly affairs. He intimat
ed that he was not supposed to be living,
and he might be speaking from the grave.
He had tried to speak from the grave, but
the thing did not operate just right, and
he suffered more than he hopes to on the
final round-up.
Mr. W. H. Barnard of Los Angeles, en
route to New York City, is spending a few
days with his fneud, Dr. R. V. Steven
son. He reports things a little dull in
his section realestatically speaking and
says some sort of an organization that
would pay off the indebtedness resulting
from wildcat schemes would thrive nnd
grow rapidly up and down the const. He
suggested that if any one had a machine
that would grind out a million dollars per
day and would give the hot money to tne
dear people ho would bo received with
open arms even on the great Pacific state.
A large audience was at the opera house
last night to the closing performance of
"A Trip to Chinatown," when tho success
of the previous evening was repeated.
Harry Gilfoil added several new imita
tions to his list last evening. As nn imi
tator nnd a whistler it is doubtful if he
has an imitator. Tho company is a
good one, the piece laughable and clean,
and should draw crowded houses at every
The merry burlesque on the discovery of
America and tho world's fair to be held in
Chicago promises to be quite an event at
our opera house this and Thursday even
ings. Tho size and excellence of the com
pany, tho resplendent scenery and rich
costumes, together with the music, will
render the entertainment an exceptionally
enjoyablo one. The spectacular effects are
described as far above the ordinary and
receive unmeasured praise in tne press
where the extravaganza lias been given.
A strong financial merit of the production
is that it draws not only the elite but also
fills the galleries. The play b bubbling
over with wit and humor in travesties on
history, drama and opera. The title, "The
World's Fair," gives only n meagre idea of
tho prodigal splendor of the production as
it is rendered by Rice's "Surprise Party."
It comes direct from tho Warder Grand
Opera house in Knnsas City, whero it
played all last week with marked success.
The "Arizona Joe" company is un
doubtedly playing the banner engagement
at Morosco's. Among the many strong
attractions that has been presented at that
house none have ever drawn larger audi
ences or iuspired so much enthusiasm.
Ou several occasions during the oast two
weeks large numbers have been unable to
gain admission owing to the over crowded
state of the theatre. California Dramatic
Charles A. Gardner will be at the opera
house Nov. IS, for one night only.
Mentioning a recent performance at Chi
cago the Times has the following:
At tho Haymarket,Mr. Charles A. Gard
ner, the clever and popular German dialect
comedian, Cpeued in "Fatherland" to a
crowded house. The play is a delightful
medium for the display of Mr. Gardner's
special gifts. His songs are all "taking,"
and ho was liauy times warmly recalled,
worrying i.i ntv u.,t of her to get it
The chances are that Mrs. Dash never
asked her for it, but the men who heard it
all concluded that they were bosom friends,
and poor little Mrs. Dash will suffer from
the stigma of such an acquaintance. No
body to blame but herself- New York
Getting Even.
Not long ago in the Peshawur district a
man went so very far to the bad as to shoot
a Mullah. It might have been an accident,
or he mistook his man, or pure villany;
anyhow the Mullah died, and like many
another outlaw the murderer had to fly
over the border. First he tried Buneyr,
but the news had preceded him and he
was refused shelter. He then tried the
Swat "Valley with no better success the
country of the Akhund would have none
of him. Even the AfridLe, small reverence
as they pay to spiritual advisers, would
have nothing to say to a ruffian whose
hands were died with the blood of a pious
man. Wearied at length of being hunted
from tribe to tribe he bethought himself
of repentance. vone of you will have
me," he said; "I can but be a martyr; I
will go and kill a Sahib."
So back he came to Peshawur canton
ment and walked down to the Mall to look
for a victim. Not finding one handy he
turned off and went for a cavalry sergeant
in difficulties with a troublesome horse, at
whom he took deliberate aim. As luck
would have it the first bullet was stopped
by a range finder the sergeant had on him,
but before the latter could go for his assail
ant the Pathan got another bullet through
the sergeant's helmet and made a bolt for
it. A plucky native ran in, and the man
was ultimately secured, tried by the com
missioner the same evening and, under
summary pow era, hanged the next morn
ing. E. K. Oliver.
123 TO 127 N MAIN ST.
We continue our Big Sale
of Dry Goods.
Prices as advertised Sunday
Mrs. Bnrr' Doc
Mrs. Amelia E. Burr, the well known
authoress, has a great mastiff named Sul
tan, who acts as playmate, companion
and protector at her mountain home on
Storm King On the Hudson. Sultan is
highly trained, and is one of the most gen
tlemanly dogs alive. He takes his place in
the dining room, and when he sees his fa
vorite dish on the table he steps up to his
mistress, and as plainly as anything short
of human speech can do it asks to be
served, indicating by his eyes the dish he
refers to.
Compliance is acknowledged by a polite
bow of the big head. Fetching and carry
ing to any part of the houso on order are.
to him mere puppies' play. Dishes, per
sons and places around the house and
grounds he knows by name. He is by day
the autocrat of the lawn, nnd at night he
takes the whole road under such close
supervision that none can pass unless they
are prepared to produce a certificate of re
spectability and good intentions. New
York Letter.
munson k mmm.
Only In Figures.
Every time a cow moves her tail to
switch a fly she exerts a force of three
pounds. In the course of tho summer a
single cow wastes 5,000,000 pounds of en
ergy. The cows of America throw away
power enough to move every piece of ma
chinery in tho world. This is exclusive of
kicking milkmaids off the stools. Detroit
Free Press.
Wouldn't Do.
Committee Man (to public school teacher)
We was thinkin' of puttin' up a nico
motto over your desk to encourage the
children. How would "Knowledge Is
Wealth" do
School Teacher That wouldn't do. Tho
thildreu know how small my salary is.
New York WeoLb.
Thomas Wait, agent of H. H. Mitchell,
of Newark, N. J., is expected to arrive by
Friday next with some appliances to cause
tho flush tanks in the sowers to operate
according to contract. Mitchell holds tho
patent ou tho tank, nnd his system was
adopted with the guarantee of giving sat
isfaction. When it was discovered some
weeks ngo that the tanks were not doing
satisfactory work, Mitchell was notified
and seut a man horo who spent some days
in mnking nn investigation. Ho claimed
to have discovered what was necessary to
comply with tha contract and returned to
mako amends. He promises to have all
the tanks giving good pervico within ten
days after commencing to make the
Work commenced veterdav nuttinc
down tho mnm across the famous
"Yankee" Miller property on Topeka, near
Thirteenth street. There nre vet 1,000 ft ec
of main to be put down when that part of
the contract will be completed. All the
flush tanks havo been constructed and the
inspection of the entire system will occupy
the city engineer's department about two
weeks yet. It is thought the contractors
within three week will have the entire
system ready to give over to the teuder
mercies of the city.
The directors of the Wichita Children's
home gratefully acknowledge the follow
ing gifts during tho month of October, re
ceived since donation day, aud the cash do
nations of the whole month:
Donations City council for March,
April aud May fcJi-;. county court for the
qunrterSlOO, Mrs. M. W. Coney $5. Mrs.
Coolidge SI, Rev. Shippen SI, Mrs. Packer
50 cents, a friend 50 cents, Mrs. Nixon Elli
ott 50 cents, Mrs. C. F. Remsen 50 cents,
Mrs, J. F. Sexton 50 cents. Mrs. W. L.
Sexton '2'y cents, Mrs. Coultis 25 cents, Mrs.
Furlong 25 cents, a friend 10 cents, Miss
Nellie Amidon $1, Mr. J. N. Deau 90 cents,
Mrs. R. Ross 50 cents, Mrs. Eldridgo 25
cents, Mrs. A. W. Bitting 25 cents.
Membership dues Mrs. Smith 50 cents,
-Mrs. Finlny Ross $1, Mrs. Scott SI.
Monthly subscription R. A. Hall 50
cents, Robert Jacks 50 cents.
Provisions Mrs. Ben Deffenbaugh, ono
sack flour: Y. P. S. C. E. of Christian
church, from Hallowe'en social, cold meats,
catsups, pickles, pumpkins, butter, beaus
and jar of honey; ladies of West Side Pres
byterian church, basket of fcandwiches; a
friend, meat.
Clothing Mrs. Kinklo, Mrs. W. E. Stan
le', Mrs. Pittenger, Mrs. Ada Oliver.
Miscellaneous Vesta and Lotta Charl
ton, toys; Vernie Dyer, pair mittens; Dan
iels Bros., mirror; Trimble & Threlkeld,
door lock; a friend, a set of beautiful dishes
and set of glassware: Mrs. J. K. Sawyer,
dry goods and hardware; the editors of the
Eagle and Beacon for dailies.
Mrs. A. Baslet, Fin. Sec.
Thomas Rector was arrested last night
for appearing on the streets before 10
o'clock with a slop wagon. He did not
like it but agreed to report to-day for a
hearing. It may be recalled that some of
the fellows in that business have been
over industrious for some time getting
out early.
The November meeting of the Mer
chants Protective association was held
last evening at tho office of tho secretary.
But few names were placed on the books
of the organization and quite a number
were ordered erased. A suit, which has
Iwen pending against a member of the so
ciety for a couple of years, was settled by
A. A. Hyde vs. II. S. Carlton: judgment
for plaintiff for S342.
I. P. Campbell vs. "17m. Stout, et aL;
judgement for plaintiff for $130.
Eakiu & Bentley vs. W. P. Smith, et al.;
on trial by jury.
Davis vs. Sabine; motion for a new trial
Peterraan vs. McKnight & Hine; motion
to vacate judgment overruled.
Sparks vs. Drury; motiou for n new trial
Cross Shoe Co. vs. II. B. Gardner; motion
for a new trial overruled.
Inventory of the estate of S. Dibbin, de
censed, filed.
Statement of salo of real estate of E
Dibbin, deceased, at appraised valuo, and
administrator instructed to turn over the
proceeds to the guardian of the children.
Bond fildd and letters of guardianship
issued to Jennis Story in the estate of
Johu Story.
John Copncr vs. A, C. Payne, et al.
Verdict for plaintiff .$125.
State vs. U. L. Cartwill; defendant plead
guilty to assault and was given ten days
in jail.
I Is a constitutional Anil not a. local disease, and I
, therefore It cannot be cured by local applications.
; It requires a constitutional remedy like Hood's Sar-
saparllla, which, worklnir through the blood, eradl-
! cates tho Impurity which causes and promotes tho
disease, and effects a permanent cure. Thousands
of people testify to the success of Hood's Sareapar
111a as a remedy for catarrh when other prepara
tions had failed.
Stuffed-Up Feeling.
I will say I haTO been troubled for Feveral year
with that terribly dlsiKree.iblo disease, catarrh. I
took Hood'fl Sarsaparllla w 1th the very beat results.
It cured mo of that continual dropping In my throat
and sntffed up feeling. It has also helped my moth
er, who has taken It for run down state of health
and kidney trouble." Mas. S, D. llEATn, Putnam,
N. R. If yon havo decided to buy Ilood'i Sarsa
parllla do not be Induced to take any other.
Sold toy all drucirfstA. tl; six for 15. Prepared onU
C. I. HOOD 6l CO, Lowell, Mass.
100 Doses One Dollar.
Election - Hats.
There will be a special meeting of tho
directors of the Wichita hospital today, at
3 p. m., at 721 North Topeka avenue. A
full attendance requested.
Mrs. A. Baslet, President.
Regular meeting of Peerless Lodge, No.
271, A. O. U. W. tonight in our Hallorm
Zeuinger building Work in both degrees.
A full attendance is desired.
E. I. Spencer, Recorder.
w. n. c
There will be a special meeting of the
Woman's Relief Corps on Thursday after
noon, at 2 o'clock, in the old pontoflice
room under the Garfield hall. Ladies will
pleae bring table cloths. By order of the
executive committee.
Gertrude Wallace, Chairman. I
Our special bargain is good for today,
Read the list of bargains.
Some great bargains. In this way before
January first all of our customers will darw a
prize of more value than they possibly could
in any other way. Our first sale will com
mence this morning, and special sales will
follow in regular succession until January i.
5000 yards Sicilian Cloth, mohair finish,
a new lot at 5c; same that sold at 15c.
500 yards 6-4 Cashmere 20c; our price
for these goods yesterday was 35c.
1000 yards wool Tricot at 15c, former
price 25c.
1000 yards Nouveante de Paris at 15c.
100 pair white blankets at 75c, worth $1.50;
300 yards ingrain carpet at 15c, worth 30c.
This is our first sale. Is there anything
you are in need of? If there is do not pass
this by until you see the six bargains offered
by us.
5 $6 $8
Fashionable Hatter
204 Douglas Av
Silk Plush Brush given with every hat.
Gen. G. W. Rollins of New York City,
hns been spending three days in Wichita.
He leaves for home this morning via Chi
cago. In a call last evening Gen. Rollins
said that Wichith had carried him off his
feet, not only by its magnitude and by its
structural solidity, but by iu beauty. He
could not conceive how it all had been
done in eighteen years how the trees were
made to urow as fast as the streets were
hud out. and as tall as the tnliest snires.
Gen. Ro litis is here in the interest of a
groat eastern coriKrntion: and goes away
well satisfied with his mission.
Mr. Frank Logan found his horse yes
terday morning. It was stolen some days
ago and he has had a man out on the huut
and yesterday a fellow living in the town
said h had found the horse wandering
around iu the suburbs and had captured
it to give bock to the owner. Mr. LogRn
is quite anxious to find out something
more about the matter.
The young misses of Plymouth Congre
gational church will give a concert, con
sisting of music, recitations, etc, Friday
evening of this week, at the church, cor
ner of Lawrence avenue and Second street.
The entire proceeds will be devoted to
charitable purposes among the needy of
our city. Encourage this work by yoer
Mr. D. C. Imboden, a prominent grain
merchant of Kansas City, and brother to
Adam H. Imboden, of this city, is in
town looking up the status of the cram
' IIow a Woman Cut a 'Trlend." '
A tender hearted little woman will per
mit herself to be drseged into an acquaint- j
ance which will causa her hours of weep- ,
Ing. She has not the moral courage to j
dehberately cut the woman, and the wom
an, being an intrigante, does not mean to .
let her. At last, however, she does get np .
tnough courage to strike the blow, and ',
the way she does it is very fnnny. The ,
chances are she meats the undesirable
when she is with sonw man to whom she
has told her tale of woe, or else with a
woman who knows th? world better than j
she does, and either one of these will give
her courace. i
She loots at the "cr'aUire"' (for she has i
cotten to call her thnU and starta vacantly j
as does a French doll; then she tarns to her J
protector and says: "Yon I could do it. j
bat do vou suppose he will write rae a note j
abotttit' That sh6 can leave the note i
enanswered never enters her small hend, j
and the "creature" likes nothing better
tba to have a lot f letters from her vie
tim, that she may display them to her own ;
circle and .show how intimate she is.
One of thse woracs went into a well
known photographer's here and an
nmnrd tJmt she must have her met-
Tailors and Drapers.
Special desiCT3 in business
iraitinjrs, English trouserings,
half evening dress, overcoats
and fall drcsd suite.
Fine line of goods and best
work in the city.
Formerly at Douglas and Fourth Avenues, has resumed
business at the old Diamond Front
131 N. MAIN ST.
And Eespectfully Solicits Your Patronage.
10G ii'eat Douulaa Avenue, Two Doors West of Main Street.

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