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31. 31. MUKUOCK, Kdltor.
;-e Easle "With Its Own "Wire and the
Associated Press Eeport In Full.
The Wichita Daily EAGLE boasts a
greater number of readers than any other
publication in Kansas, not only, but no
other daily paper of the state contains so
many features and characteristics of the
metropolitan journal. That this has been
true of the EAGLE ever since its first ap
pearance as a daily no one familiar with
the status of the various publications
in the west will deny. The
Eagle's field, if more remote and less
"nccessiblesto the over-crowded competi
tion of the older centers of the state, has
had an immeasurably wider and more de
sirable field.
Its patrons, however, will be interested
!n knowing that the news service of the
EAGLE henceforth is to be vastly enlarged
and very materially improved, in brief
that its columns will from this time on be
jerved with the fall wire and cable news
of the Associated Press reports of Europe
and America.
The domestic news of this continent,
up to within a few months ago, was inter
changeably handled by a number of press
associations in connection with the West
ern Union Telegraph company. The
EAGLE was a member of the Kansas and
Missouri association, an adjunct of the
Western Press. These associations weie in
(act corporations, organized not for a
nonsy piofit but for gathering and dis
tributing the news of Jhe world at the low
est possible cost to the members.
At the time referred to a consolidation
under a single management was affected,
in an effort for self-presarvation against a
threatened stock and dividend monopoly
with ihe headquarters in New York City.
To the new organization the name of "The
Associated Press" was given and Mr. Mel
ville E. Stone of Chicago, one of the bright
est business men of the country, was
chosen general manager who immediate
ly proceeded to Europe where he
consummated arrangements and contracts
with the English, French, German and
other press and intelligence bureaus and
companies for all old world nens. The
Eagle, being a member of the Kansas and
Missouri Press, of which the Western
Piess was the parent, was notified of its
opportunity for the enlarged service, but
owiog to a bitch in the circuit line, or
transmitting wires, existing between
the telegraph and railroad companies
under a previous contract, the matter of
the Eagle's service was postponed from
month to month, it in the meanwhile being
supplied by the Kansas and Missouri
Press agents.
All difficulties havine been finally ad
justed by the EAGLE leasing a wire con
nected with the full report circuit, one
end of which is now anchored in the EAGLE
office, with an expert press operator at the
instrument, the news of the whole world is"
put at our disposal from which to select, or
to run in full, as the interest and demands
of our readers may be best served. They
are now assured that nothing of import
ance can happen, anywhere, and they not
know it fully and promptly. One
noticable and valuable feature will
prove especially acceptable to all the
business men of every town and city
throughout South Kansas and Oklahoma.
We refer to the markets. From the full
reports, from everywhere, will be culled
every quotation which can in any
way interest the business meu of the gieat
southwest who hereafter will not be com
pelled to await the arrival of papers from
distant cities to know what the ruliifg
figures are.
Our readers, of course, will understand
that this means an additional expense of
several thousand dollars annually to the
EAGLE, but our faith in the great field
that lies all about us and in the
enterprise of the men who have come to
occupy it, linked to tho knowledge that
they cannot afford, uor will they wait for
that which they can have just as well
twenty-tour hours sooner, we confidently
solicit their good will and support in air
enterprise which, while in one sense may
be private yet which after all is more a pub
lic one, in that it not only seeks to guard
and defend all their public concerns, but
which the more closely links all their en
terprises,prcsent interests and future pros
pects, with the great ceuters of tho world.
With a corps of bright writers and wide
awake news gatherers and reporters, sup
plemented by special correspondents lo
cated at every town and city iu South
Kansas and Oklahoma; equipped with tho
finest, most costly and rapid perfecting
press ever set up west of the Missouri
river, morning mail trains nioviug
out on every line of railway that
directly or by close connections reaches
this city, the Eagle, as the old and
long-tried champion of all the interests
and enterprises of the Great Southwest,
now, with Its new aud enhanced wire
service, and consequently increased power
and importance, confidently looks forward
to new -victories and brighter matorial
achievements for itself and its thousands
of patrons.
Chicago is a progressive and aggressive
metropolis, but she is about six years too
late in claiming the first woman lawyer.
Wichita enjoys that distinction, if it may
be so esteemed. Mrs. Mary E. Le ase was
admitted to the bar as a practicing at
torney six years ago, and did for a time
practice the profession befoie the courts
of Sedgwick county.
Admiral Bcnham's patriot ism was
fired and so were his cannon balls.
MMJmYf i-"aiiai' tetfefZiK.fi
The west can well afford to occupy
neutral grounds on the income tax, es
pecially western Republicans. It is a
Democratic measure, to be supported by
a Democratic congress, and, as such, no
part of the responsibility attaches to the
minority. From a business standpoint
the west would be the gainer, as the tax
would be paid mostly by people with
laige holdings in the trade centers of the
east. Since public revenues must be
raised, and especially since the
income tax bill's most ardent
supporters aie southern Democrats,
there is no reason why any western
member of congress or western prople
should rend their clothes to defeat it.
The few men whose income exceeds
$4,000 a year are not the kind to
grumble or perjure themselves to save a
few dollars tax. That is not the spirit
which prevails with western people.
The class who skin the nickles and
squeeze the dimes never find their way
to the free air of these great plains.
Give us half the income of the eastern
states and we will pay all revenues and
ask no favors.
On its merits there is much
to be said in favor of an income
tax. As stated before, it would be paid
mostly by the rich, who are made so
under laws which tolerate monopolies
and trusts. These laws "have been a
veritable wall of defense to all forms of
corporate plunder. All that is needed
is the combination of influence, backed
by sufficient capital, to control the price
of any article of consumption. We
have seen the baneful influences of this
system all over the country, and suffered
extoi tions till we are quite ready to en
dorse any reasonable device which
will lift a share of tho buiden from the
poor and place it upon those who aie able
to bear it. A tax on sugar means more
to the laborer with a family to support
than even an exorbitant tax on the yeaily
income of those who have a surplus.
Great stress is laid upon the point that
it is an incentive to perjury. This would
be amusing were it not pueiile on its face.
Piimanly it means "don't place tempta
tion in our way or we will swear to a
lie." Such rot is like the irony of one
not ashamed of this grade of crime. If
law fosters and builds up monopoly why
not require monopolists to pay for the
Senator Sherman's defense of the Car
lisle bond pioposition will not stiength
en that measure before the public. The
senators advocacy of tho repeal
of the silver law beaiing his
name, the countiy having failed to re
ceive the benefits promised in the way
of financial relief, has lost to him a con
siderable degree of the popular regard ho
had so long enjoyed as a wise and safe
financier. The fact is, it would be im
possible for anyone to convince the
masses of the people of this country
that there is any good and sufficient ex
cuse, much less necessity, for inci easing
the public debt by issuing bonds when
tho government has abundant other 1 e
tources fioni which to meet its current
obligations. The great Ohio common
er's legnrd for his own personal and
official consistency may impel him to
his present stand, but the stand doe3
not consist with the popular regard for
the country's best interests as tho people
understand them.
If Piesident Cleveland chooses to op
pose the admission of any or all of the
territoiiesnow seeking such piivileges
because of the stiength they would add
to the cause of silvei, which is known
to be his real leason, let him say so, and
not insult the intelligence and judgment
of the people of those communities and
of the couutay at largo w ith the quibble
that their admission will not help the
geneial welfare of tho country. To
make staff s of the teiritories would help
the general welfare of the country to the
extent of relieving the tieasury of the
buiden of maintaining covernment for
them, amounting in the aggiegate to
millions of dollais every year, if in no
other way. But it would help the country
to a much gi eater extent in giving it tho
benelit of the development of tho varied
lesources of tho teriitoiies which cannot
be done in their present condition.
The idea suggested of putting the pop
ulous east with its great interests at the
mercy of tho west is one that Mr. Cleve
land, as an eastern man and as piQsidont
of the United States, cannot affoid to
advance. It is a spirit of sensationalism
that cannot but be pernicious in its ef
fects and most detiiuiental to the iutei
estsof the east, once it is inauguiated as
a policy. The weatidoes not seek nor
desire to dominate the country in its
governmental policy; but having attained
the position of equality iu point of popu
lation, and appioxlnnitely of wealth, it
does not propose to longer submit to tho
arbitrary dictation that has hitherto
characterized the east, especially in
matters peitaining to national finances.
The question of drawing sectional lines
on certain economic propositions has
been raised heietofoie, though it has
never been seriously considered by the
west; but if the rast insists on making
such an issue, and chooses to precipitate
it on the money question, using state
hood for the teiritoiies as the convenient
pretext, the west 13 ready to meet it and
will contest it to a final settlement.
"Amber,"' tho well-known contributor
to the Chicago Ilerald, whose philo
sophical writings evince the keenest in
sight into the political as well as the
social conditions of the times, was re
cently pounced upon by a frantic female
suffragist, in the person of a woman,
who demanded that "Amber" should
wield her pen in the interest of her own
down trodden sex. "Amber" replied: "I
have no wrongs to redress, no fault to
find with men; the world yields me a
good living and all mankind are my
The astonijhed warrior of the gripsack
screeched back: "Don't you claim suf
frage; don't you work for a living and
get less pay than a man? You are blind
to your best interests and deaf to the
wail of universal womanhood!"
In her reply to this tribute, "Amber,"
who is not only a mother, iu middle life,
but who knows what it is to struggle
with the world, referred to Kansas'
brilliant example of women in politics,
drawing the follcwinc inferences which
cannot be upset' by all the rageful
ranters, who are to meet next week in
Washington to plan a campaign in Kan
sas. She said:
"One such female as that Mrs. Lease
of Kansas would harden the hearts of a
generation. Ranting, scolding, tearing
shrews need expect nothing of men but
It is unfortunate, perhaps, but it is
true, that wherever and whenever &
woman is forced into competition with
the other sex she loses ground the mo
ment she becomes aggressive. You may
curl your lip at that and call it nonsense,
but it is a fact. Square your elbows and
thrust out your chin and you may prove
that you are as good as the next one, but
you will cease to win a delicate regard.
It is old-fashioned talk, and in my
mind's eye I see the strong-minded
frown, but the gospel holds no greater
truth than the statement I make heie,
that women were intended (0 be cared
for and to have the rough edges
of life padded by man's forethought and
tenderness befoie they come in contact
with them. They were meant to be
womanly, and when you show them to
me alert, up to business, mannish and
aggressive, you show me what was
meant to be a rose in the hide of a prick
ly pear.
The purchase of one hundred thousand
acres of land in Mississippi by a French
syndicate is announced. The purchase
is made for the purpose of locating colo
nies of French emigrants, who desire to
make permanent homes in this country.
Another purchase of twenty-five thous
and acres in Tennessee by French capi
talists, and for the same purpose, is also
announced. If these moves shall prove
to be the first swells of a tide of immi
giation to the south it portends serious
consequences to the colored people of
that section. Being rivals in the field of
common labor, it is not to be expected
that the new-coming foreigners will be
any more friendly towaid the negroes
than tho native whites of that section,
who have been raised amongst and with
them and who know and understand
them. Sambo may be crowded out of
his native southland after all, and in
spite of himself.
Th6 historical wiite-up appearing in
the Kansas City Star on Kansas Day re
feis to one O. H. Browne and his wel
coming addiess to Governor Wilson
Shannon. Browne's homo was near the
Wakarusa in Osage county and he was
quite a political correspondent for the
Osage Chronicle fiom 1803 to 1872. He
was one among the oldest geniuses that
ever lived any whore. The editor of the
Eagle still retains the files of the paper
for which his communications' were
Fletcher Meredith, editor of the Hutch
inson Heiald, says its huits him to think
how many mean men and scuirillous
skunks he has in his time supported for
office. If Fletcher wants to find out
how mean he himself is let him support
himself in some race for office.
The difference betw een the government
and the individual is that the govern
ment i3 hard up and can borrow money,
while the individual is hard up and can't
borrow money. And still they tell us
that this is a government of, for, and by
the people.
George Martin's overconfident Dem
ocratic negio has been done lor by the
pieseut wool wrecking administration.
The Bolivans are to get Moonlight from
Leavenworth instead of the blackness of
an envoy eclipse from Wyandotte. Ex
traoidinary and plenipotentiary.
One of the principal wholesale houses
in Chicago, which does a large business
in Kansas, has suffered losses in this
state of but one-eighth of one per cent
in ten yeais, the lowest rate of loss in
any state in which it does business.
Carlisle went to New Yoik, Monday,
and got down on his knees to Wall
stiect and explained that the bond
issue was Ipgal. Wull street ciooks its
fingers and the present administration
comes aflying.
That refeience to "Mrs. Hayes' hus
band" enciicled the earth will all the
lightning swiftness of the rum, Roman
ism and lebellioa flash. Kansas' Prince
of India put his foot in it and paralyzed
tho world.
Kate Field, after examining St. Gau
den's nake,d youug man on the medal
sos it is entiiely unobjectionable. Not
withstanding that the immodest young
man will have to get his clothes on.
The indications are t that every
time Cleveland's suspender button
twists aiound and gouges him in the
back he has visions of Hill with a long,
glittering snickersnee.
Ed Smith, the Wichita pugilist, says
he has no doubt but that he can larrup
Corbett. Smith should hunt np Sullivan
and Mitchell and have a little quiet talk
with them.
A woman recently testified in New
York City that she did not throw a coal
shovel at her husband's head and ad
vanced as proof the fact that she did
hit him.
Bell's patent on the telephone expired
yesterday, but the telephone girl still
has an iron bound copyright on tho
privilege of tearing your soul out by the
loots with "talking now."
The Pops in tho United States senate
are even going to vote against the Wil
son abortion. It is also a hermaphrodite,
being neither the one thing or the other.
William's action toward Bismarck
suggests that this country feels some
what like recalling Benjamin Harrison
and falling on his neck and weeping.
. Governor McKinley seems to be pos
sessed of all the elements of success save
the one necessary biographical incident
of being "formerly of Kansas.''
It is not known what the wild waves
are saying, but tho cold wave seems to
be talking in a strain that pleases the
John L. Sullivan is laid up with a
swollen hand. From confirmed practice
Sullivan could stand it better if it were
his head.
Nothing succeeds like success and
thanks to Cleveland the country is find
ing out that nothing fads like failure.
Aw tt.s-...t...yill l&g If&li
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Tfc hoffmc r nnr.rav fVxjfr wocArtl "PaTHI
sylvania could not get along at all with
out a not at least once every inree
Yaillanfr will soon tnow a' great deal
about a mysterious borne which he will
not be able to telegraph back.
Peckham's case has been postponed a
week. Then David Bennett sHill will
crowd him to the ropes.
The principal difference between a cat
and the Louisiana lottery is that a cat
has only nine lives.
"Ifo more western slates for the pres
ent,' says the Joss of Wall street, Gro
ver Cleveland.
All the world has joined in the race
for gold. Even war must step aside for
De Gama probably realizes that two
can play at one kind of a shell game.
Si Plunkard's wife, the actress, is an
Oklahoma City girl.
The Republicans of Guthrie are for a
straight municipal ticket.
Blaine county has tbirtyseven schools
in session at this time.
Mayor Mitscher of Oklahoma City asks
the city council to economize.
Hennessey will soon vote on the proposi
tion of, building water-works.
The citizens of Mulhall have purchased
a large bell for their new school house.
A man named Koogler has appeared. He
claims the honor of naming No-Man'd-Land.
Treasurer Murphy was 20 cents short in
his account when he settled with his suc
cessor. Judge Burford has returned from Indi
ana, where he went on the death cf his
Public school teachers in Oklahoma
must furnfcJh evidence of good moral
Xobody has wept so mncli that he
had to use a life-preserver because M-iloue
The school board of Oklahoma at Okla
homa City has been enjoined from selling
the bonds.
You can still occasionally hear a mau
declare that there is too much politics iu
The average Oklahoma man can tell yon
all about the politics of Kansas, Texas and
At Enid the business of the dancing
halls is falling off and the Salvation Army
is increasing.
Edwin Picken?, who was sentenced to
die at Wichita a year ago, will probably
secure a pardon.
Frank Greer has discovered a difference
between the army of unemployed and the
army of unappointed.
Now Cleveland has put bis foot down on
statehood. But then congress has some
thing to say about that.
A charter has been taken out by the
Canadian Milling company of El Beno
with a capital stock of 150,000.
Who over saw an Oklahoma man wear
ing boots like the ones the gentleman on
the grand seal of Oklahoma has on?
Dennis Flynn and Sid Clarke are stay
ing up at nights with the statehood situa
tion and they may be able to tide it over.
Enid Wave: The land officers have con
cluded to hear three contest cases at once;
that is to say, they have three rooms,
hence, three cases can be heard and deter
mined all at the same time. This arrange
ment will be good news to the people, as
the contests will soon be ground through
and dispensed with.
Says a dispatch from Marion, Ind.: Tho
Republicans here are exultant over the
announcement of Ex Congressman Steele
that he proposes to make the race for the
concessional nomination at the next con
vention. They seem to think that he will
have no trouble securing the nomination
and very little in being elected. Hiram
Blown lee, who was considered for the
nomination, has concluded to be a candi
date for the legislature, hoping that the
next house will be Republican and that he
wilt be the speaker.
Che OstentatlonaneM of the Uncultured
People of Means.
As an illustration of the undeveloped
condition of the ostentatious person it
may be well to describe the appearance
of a certain woman whose husband had
lately succeeded to great affluence. It
was at a pension in Paris: the time,
the eve of her departure for America.
In loud strident tones this very kind
hearted matron detailed the events of
her shopping expeditions.
"How many bonnets do you think I
am taking back?" she asked. "Three
or four? I have thirteen, one for each
And forthwith she insisted on bring
ing out some of the handsome goods
she had procured, to the intense amuse
ment of the French and English fellow-boarders
and the discomfiture of
her modest American acquaintances.
On another occasion these latter
Americans were ordering some suits of
a dressmaker when a countrywoman
entered. She had selected silks for her
daughters, still in school, and wished
to confer about the style of making.
Madame listened courteously. Finally
shrugging her shoulders, she burst out
"Mceses, shall it be you wish so much
showy trimming for ze young de
moiselles? I like not ze taste. Have
not ze young ladies time enough after
ward for ze lace, ze velvet, and ze dia
monds? I call that bad, very bad,
nrooch too badl Let ze dress fit ze age
and ze occasion'.'
Often and often since have the ex
pletives of the disgusted Frenchwoman
come to mind on seeing the ostenta
tion of the ambitious. It is not con
fined to sex or age, but shows a nox
ious growth wherever there is excess
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or vanity ana aenciency 01 tunmc uu
judgment. Though one wears a rooe
woven of gold and silver at an unsuit
able time, it serves only to attract at
tention to the vulgarity or poverty of
soul of that person whom it is intended
to adorn. "The most agreeable or all
companions," says Lessiag, "is a simple,
frank person, one without pretension.
"To be simple is to be great," says
Emerson, and all noble souls arc of
that order which in losing lf-con-sciousness,
also lose ostentation.
Hester M. Poole, in Chautauquan.
Mlnd Cnr.
Ada How Is Miss Passee?
Ida 'Recovering ranidlv; She ha i
been improving ever since she called in j
the new doctor.
Ada What did he do for her? I
Ida Told her she had youth in her J
favor. Pack. - j
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He Decided to Jt One Go to Get the
Riding along in a valley of the Cum
berland mountains one afternoon 1
came to a schoolhouse built of logs. It
was evidently for summer scholars
only, as -there were wide cracks be
tween the logs, and the doors and win
dows were merely boles of varying size
sawed out of the solid. The scholars
jWere having a recess and the teacher
was sitting on a stump by the roadside,
evidently in trouble. I greeted him
and stopped a moment to ask the way.
He answered so gloomily that I was
"What's wrong?" I asked; "are you
"I reckon I am, mister," he replied;
"but it can't be cured with medicines,
leastways no doctor medicine."
"You must be in love," I ventured
with a half-laugh.
He looked up quickly and his face
"How j'ou know?" he asked. "Is
thar signs uv it on me?"
"Some few," I answered confidently,
for I knew by the telltale flush what
hurt him.
"You've guessed it, mister," he con
fessed. "I knowed it 'ud begin to show
through purty soon. "
"How long have you had it?"
"Oh, fer nigh onto six months, butit
only broke out about four days ago."
"And the girl wouldn't have you?"
"You guess closeter enough to make
. me kinder reckon you've had it your
self," he said.
"We all do some time," I told him as
n encourager.
"Tain't ketchin", is it?" he asked
ervously. "
Well, I should say it was, after a
fashion." '
"Gals don't seem to ketch it."
"They do, just the same."
"Well, by gosh, this one I'm talkin'
bout ain't cotch it; anyhow not from
"WhaVs the matter? Why doesn't
"I'll be dinged ef I know. I reckon
it's eddication what does it."
"Education?" I inquired, slightly as
tonished. "Yes, you see I'm a school teacher,
an' have got eddication, an' she ain't
got enough to know a 'rithmetic from
a joggerfy."
"But that shouldn't make any differ
ence." "Reckon it does, though, mister.
Leastaways, when I fust sot in, we got
along mighty peart, an' then I got
kinder stuck up and began to sling ad
jectives an' pronouns an' verbs an' con
junctions an' adverbs an' participles
into my language, an' four nights ago
I let her have a lot of syntax an a par
ticipial adverb, an' dog my cats ef sh
didn't git on a high hoss an' ain't spoke
to me sence, I reckon that participial
adverb war, the hound that skeered the
rabbit Mister," said he, coming up to
me, "hadn't I better drap the eddica
"Why not drop the girl?" I asked.
"Thunder, mister, she's drapped me,"
he exclaimed, "an' it hurts"
"But there are other girls," I sug
gested, "and there is only one educa
"No, mister," he said solemnly,
"ther's only one gal in these mountains
fer me, an' ef ther's only one eddica
tion it's got to git out of the way fei
the gal. Thet's what was trosiblin' me
when you rid up, an' it's settled. It's
time to take up from recess now.
Good-by." and he started toward the
schoolhouse shouting "Books, books!"
in a strong exultant voice, Detroit
Free Press.
Two Full Moons Id One tfoath.
An odd little astronomical fact in
connection with the year 1S93, and one
which has not been noticed, perhaps,
by one person in eaoh 10,000 of the en
tire population of the country, is this:
Two months of the year, January and
April, each had two full moons. July,
1890, was equally as well provided for,
but none of the months of 1501 nor 1302
exhibit this lunar peculiarity. In look
ing up some references on the question
I find that tho year 1581 had two
months, January and March, each hav
ing two full moons, I would like to
ask if any of the readers of "Notes for
the Curious" know the rule for finding
the months for two full moons, and if
any of the years of modern times have
had two such months other than those
A Masterpiece.
Friend That villain in your new
play is a masterpiece. Where did you
get the character?
Dramatist I imagined a man pos
sessed of all the varieties of wicked
ness which my wife ascribes to me,
when she gets mad. Puck.
'o Use for Umbrella.
There are two men in congress who
never carry an umbrella. These are
Congressman Kilgore, of Texas, and
Senator Cockrell, of Missouri. Last
year there -were three anti-umbrella
statesmen, for Tillman, of South Car
olina, was there to swell the ranks.
No matter what the weather, whether
it be snow or rain that is descending
from tho clouds, these men do not take
enough account of tho storm to carry
an umbrella. It is not so wonderful
that Kilgore does not possess one of
these articles of personal apparel, for
he wears a sombrero of the wild Texas
variety that is so wide that any arti
ficial covering is entirely unnecessary.
But Cockrell wears a narrow bat and
walks through the pouring rain total
ly oblivious of all the elements. Sen
ator Vest some years ago presented
Cockrell with an umbrella as a Christ
mas remembrance, but that umbrella
has never yet been opened.
Highest Honors World's Fair.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Fttt
from Ammonia, Alum en any othef adultaznt.
v u SpSmSJ-d,
plaint, as only th davprexlous lie had bcn so hoaise and feeHajrob.!j-. IreTrAS totally unflt for busi
ness. I atorcebouehta bottle. The nlchl prerioui I had coached netriy ti entire nlthK ja before
retiring I took a tespoonful. and "leptt-'te entire nlcht a swcUrj.sprer I did InmrHf?. ' WMfSaKur
once. Iwaseu'irelytelteTvd before taWins one bottle. Facl p.' CousU.CoM Kid Croap Cure Fhoa tl b
In every Iioa-ehoUl la tho land. I send you thU s holly unsolicited by anr one. for yon re bncf ict-t ot
the race In glrlos It the anUdote for some of tho worst affilcUoaat whllctt It w h-lr. Vr trulf jour.
C. J. NESBITT. Editor.
'I he Kansas State Medical and
Surgical Iustiluie and Sanitarium,
Dr. Terrill President, :md the Wich
ita Medical and Surgical Institute
and Eye and Kar Infirmary, Dr.
Purdy Proprietor and Surgeon in
chic!, have combined the two Jnsli
tnlk'iis which will he known here
after as the Terrill-Purdy Medical
and Surgical Institute, and Eye and
Ear Infirmary.
TLe above is a cut of Ihe Instrument used at tho Terrill-Pnrdy In
stitute for the examination of Catarrh and all Noso and throat diseases.
Instruments and medicine furnished for homo treatment. A writtou
guaran ee given iu ail curable cases.
It i- a wt il-known fuel, th ir Dr. Terrill is the recoaizsd Specialist ot ths south
west. Dr. Terrill goes east, every year to take a course in chr-infe ilistMies and electric
ity. The doctor has spent more time aud iuouy iu taking soecitt course ia cnroulc
diseases than uuy physician ia the west. The doctor has live different dirdom i Utuif.
ing in his office as proof of tUe sitme lis U iilso the only doctor ia the fOittnwett
who liasj takea special course iu .Electricity umler audi m-n as A. D Rckwell,
Cleeves, and Wnite, of New York, and .Martin ot Chicago, lie lias certiUctte of pri
vate instruction from each of the abjve Electrici ms. The- men are tb" letttlu
electricians of America. The doctor um invested over flO.OJO in B itteries, Etfdtrodes
Medical aud Surgical Appliances, for the successful treittmeitt ot chronic diseases utid
is the only specialist iu the southwest prepared to apply Electiiclty eilectu dly aud
scientific I ly.
DISEASES OF WOMEN Dr. Terrill has m-ido Diseases of "Women a specialty
for the past tweuty years. ud ha- taken several courses of private lustrnc ton iu
gynecology uuder some of the leading specialists of theef.t. The wonderful curitire
effects of Electricity in the diseases of woman ure dally demonstrated oy D. Terrilt
at the Institute.
Esc. poMiively cured ly our new tieatmeut. FIBROID TUMORS POSITIVELY
NERVOUS DISEASES Dr. Terrill .vis,Ue to call the attention of tnosa smtfcrlo- from
Ivervoui Diseases. Paralysis, Nerous Prostration. Seminal Weakness, Etc,, to tho wonderful
curatn e effects of Electricity when srlcntilicaUy apolied.
AQ " TjI OTT"RTP The aw rul effects of eiirlyvico which orlnjnoranlo wevi
OUXVJJ UUJaiill jitss, deotrojiojj both iniud and hotly permancutly cared.
We giwrnntee to cure i ou or no pay.
RHEUMATISM PosltUely cured by the aid of electricity.
PILES. FISTULA And all rectal diseases cured. No knife, no pain. Cure gnaranteH.
URETUAL STRIC TURE Quickly and permanently cured by Electrolysis. No cutting
no nain. no money until cured.
Dr. Purdy is recognized by thd medical profession and litity as thosnreou and oc-"7
ulist of the southwest. He is a graduate of Rush Medic tl College, The Poit Grain
ate School and Hospital. (Eye and E ir Dep irtuieut) Tue Chlcto P dichuic Dp trc
ment of Surgery, and hold a rertifieate by examination from the Illinois Cmrluble
Eye and Eir lutirmary. Dr. Purdy was tb prune factor in founding St. Francis
Hospital of this city, and was appoiuted its first surgeon where his success an uu opr
ator attracted t;ener,l attention among the profes-dou of tun west. Follwiu ttila
appointment Dr. Pnrdy was made Professor of Surgery In the Wichita Me Hail Col-,
lege. In speaking of the doctor.one of Ohio's foremost sureeons while spending a fatr
weeks in the city said: ':l was ustouiibed aad gratified to find herein this western
city an exponent of the most advanced thought ud practice in the domniu of mall
cine and surgery. Dr. Purdy 's wonderful ability as a surgeon and oculist would givo
him eminence in any metropolis."
SURGERY Among the diseases successfully treated we name the following:
Deformities ot all kind:. Curvature of the Spine, Hip D -eas-, Whlt Spelling, Hare
Lip, Tumors Cancers, Ulcers, Fibroid Tumors of the Womb. Ovarian Tumors, Rup
ture, Hydrocele. E'c.
VARICOCELE Dr. Pnrdy's method ii new nd original, no cuttimr. no deten
tion from business. An absolute cure guarant-ed or money refunded. Si tic i adopt
ins this method less than two ye trs ago the doctor has a record of over 50 cases tratt
ed without a sinule failure.
Is in charge of Dr Purdy. Cat-tract removed and sight restored after year of
blindness. Cross Eyes straightened, Pterygium removed Granulated LaN cured (or
no n-u) and all forms of Sore Eyes treated. GI tsies sc entffic Ur fitted. Many cases
of Headache. Dizziue-s. Nervous Prostration, E.c., ard due to defective vision, are rn
lltved by suiuble glasses.
Besides the above we treat and cure th followintr dls.-as:
Asthma, Consumption, Uronchitla, Neural gi, Skin Olqoascri, Dyspepsia,
Heart Disease, Tape Worm, Imnnteiicv, Deafnes-i, Lost Ma ihood, Epilepsy.
Diseases of the Kidneys, ami Bladder Diseases of tho Sexual Organs, Private
Diseases of Men and Woueu.
SYPHILIS That dread disease of mankind quickly and permanently cured by a
new treatment without the p jisouous drugi of by-gone dttys.
Consultation and examination free and invite I. S-nd for book and question blank
To-day Right Rev. William
Crosswell Doanc, Protestant
Episcopal Bishop of Albany,
celebrates the quarto-centennial
of his consecration to the Epis
copate. The flight of time is bringing
quite a number of American
bishops to that advanced age
at which in the family, the goal
of a silver wedding is reached,
and Bishop Doanc will doubt
less contemplate with satisfac
tion his quarter century of
church work.
Buyers also contemplate with
satisfaction a suit of our perfect
made to order work, as it pre
sents no point to criticise- Spec
ial Eurmshing sale this weeV.
Tailor and Furnisher,
145 North Main St
Electricity ; Free!
We will wnd our URETHRAL V1TAL
IZER free fox on- rek in-1 " ny one
juifferiiig from CHRONIC SEXUAL TilS
EASE. T.Vftb thi Electrical Vlta.tixr we
SOrant-e to core (? J, Stricture, Itapo
tencj aad Urinary Duordtn.
Dr. Boyd, tfce icrcotor of tb woatlir
f al lf cootained Bttrjiii, h Io tsken
fetrnctfciis J American ad Ktircpa
School of Medtcin. and curr ttr
others bare fSJd- XEWEsTAXD BEFT
Toa bare ay Chronic DIfca of th
Lcac9. Throat, Stomach, Lirer od R-c-Jaro.
or any Jiojierfnsc Blood, fctfo or Kld-nt-y
DiMirdtr. yoa cn cciuxilt ami bs tx
roiKdmf set bU opinion t roar cas
iiati for M-f-d book a2 fall p&rtfealar I
to jxk. Box, "So 27, or call on J
The Boyd Medical Co.
Xo. 1&3ortiiMnfn f-t.
VTesicrji Office. - - - n k-IOta, Masu
omc of KcfcnsHKc Tthes.
KlisglMier ukta.. iX'C.U.W.
JHf srs. Woopwr0.yxa k Cji. KnwmCIsy.Mot
GnUmen:-l believe H mi" utty to write jrou a
line In tt?-pnj u he lirneci.U ert ot yoar -i'oar
CKemetty."3of:vrs I am p ionuir coacernctl.
Jk. wcete ngo U1 Tfcurl T w Ufctm with verr
severe attack of Unrrlppevnuilin snori Ume Ins
tame m ho. r I coul-l not pca' above a trUl-pcr.
I wascouOat-aMttiybedihecrejtertrtot sever
al a.-vr. H.iTlns Just lottenup. I ws s,lttlr.c la
thoofficoot iw Klnaftsber Hutel. It iwlair aaour
noBiu-wneu 3Ir. 3. M- l!n,hb-rs-r. uf the arm ot
J. H. Rlckxsciwr l,lcr Co. Kansan CUr. Mo, a:no
ln.heben!zunatr..velluK twr. apu miwwk too
askeilni vr.'-aUie matter. tioMfclta I hMX Umj
"EriD.,"wh.-reGr'Onhe wntto h! valise and voot
outabotUeof vo.ir--Cltcmedy"and told m to
ti.ei8!Konfolotoru,wh!chl did. a he sal It
naa relieve! mm .Umost ltist&nuy ot iuctmiub tvi-
Ladies Cash Shoe Sale.
J. & T. Cousins Fine $5
Shoes for $3.50.
F;nc Clotli top turns and
extension edges, opera and
new square toe 5 shoe $3.50 ,
Fine Cloth top, pat. lea.
tip. 2.50 shoes $1.75.
Fine Kid pat. lea. tip sqr.
toed shoes $1.25.
115 pairs Ladies Black
Overgailers afc 50c.
Low J.'ubbers giren away with
every pair of 31ies Shoes sold this
weclf-aizps 11 to 2 if you mention
this advertisement,
Gents Cash Shoe Sale.
Hannon Sc Sons $7 Shoes
at $195.
Burt& Packard $G and
$7 shoes at $4.95.
'Mqtih Fine Hand Sewed
shoes at $3.50.
Mens Fine Dongola and
Calf Shoes at $1.5o,
We invite yonr special attention t
to the low prices of oar enorraona
stock of
Don't miss this opportunity tc
bay n6w late style2 of fine, priae
footwear, at the money saving pric
es we offer ifcenH pecial at teuton
given to mail orders.
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