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lailig . M. M. MURDCCK BROTHER, Proprietors. PERSONAL AND LOCAL ITEMS OF NEWS. Travel on the street railroad continues good. Martin Hellar was down to Clearwater jestcrday. Everything is booming. Wc learn that the dance at Gotldaid bit night was well attended, and was a very pleasant affair. During Judge Glenn's absence at the State capital his olbcc will be presided over by Judge Ilobbs. E. T. Schattner to-day hhipped by express averyfincbloopeddog to his brother who lives in Nebraska. Dr. 0. E. 3Iartin, book-keeper at Hibar gerllroa. grocery, is out in l'ratt county, prospecting. Mr. Worth's class, of the Ilaptist Sunday school, gave a festival at Master Jameg Ilobbs' last evening. Mr. JJ. P. Hitchcock and Miss Mary IJuthgcns, of this city, wore married by Kcv. I. W. l'hillips on the 23th inst. A new lamp post was put in yesterday on the corner by the Douglas hotel, and also one on the corner by the Kansas State bank. The PL Scott road, iu pulling out for Anthony, crossed the Wichita & Western one mile and three-quarters west of the river yesterday. A largo number of transient people are constantly arriving iu and departing from this city, and as a consequence our hotels arc doing a good business. D.A.Morrison, of New York, arrived last night with a car load of line hortes for theJcwctt stock farm in the western pail of this county. We are glad to Know that the Wichita Guards camo out ahead in thc"Uniou Spy"' entertainments. The gros leccipts were a little over fCOO. The Guards netted about $200. There is no city in the State where the jewelry merchants carry a choicer line of goods than in Wichita. Win. Kassc! has now on exhibition some of the purest and finest diamonds vc have ever seen in the west. We admit in this isue an article on tem perance from the pen of a Kingman lady which is in the nature of a reply to some one, vvedon't know who; but, as her lan guage is intelligent, respectful and withal evidently honest she is accoided a hearing. The welgh-nnstcr, in his repoitlothe city council Monday night, reported that thcie had been weighed on the city scales for the twentj-four days prior to report 0:i loads, an average of 20i loads per day. The cast city scales weighed an average of 23 0-t; loads per day. We understand that the Wichita Guards have not been invited to participate In the memorial cxcrcics. Would it not be a good idea for the G. A. J, to extend their invitations so tint the services on this oc casion might lie as largely participated in and as imposing as possible. " Dr. M. G. Jones came up from Aikaiisas City yesterday and reports that city ou a regular boom. M. G. has opened a real- . estate ollicc m that city iu company with Mr. McCarthy firms name Jones & Mc Carthy. c commend them to the good citizens of our neighbor city. Mr. Win. A. Daily, of Mt. Hope, was in the city yesterday on his way to TopeKa, where he goes in the interests of the Mt. Hope town company. This town has re cently been incorporated, and is growing very rapidly Mr. Daily will get a town seal and other needed articles before rc turning. Thompson's New Yoik Commeicial lie porter, of May 21th, contains the 'ollovving; The paid up capital of the Wichita nat ional bank, Wichita Kansas, has been in creased from 73,000 to 123,000. Where a few yciiib ago was :i U1C ali silent piahie now stands a thriving city with live banks. 123,000 is the largest paid up capital represented by any bank in Kansas. Mr. G. liutvhins, of the firm of llutchins A: Son, Lebanon, Indiana, aimed in this city vesterday. lie comes here under the imprcsion that Wichita oilers the best in duccmcuts an a wholesaling or jobbing poiut of any point west of Ivans is City, and he is going to visit all the towns tributary to this city to note the extent and character of the trade. Their business is the vv hole- sale tobacco and cigar lino exclusively. ClicneyJouin.il: Mr. Pied XV. lJentley, MissHatlie Obrlst, Miss May JliooUs and Miss Lucy Lauck, represented on the hotel register by "three others.' wcic iu Cheney laU Monday. "Thiecot Wichita's most lespected society ladies' would have been a belter expression of the gender and quali ty of that portion of the party, but lawyers always use obscure language. Mrs. W. X. Walker, wife" ofsedgwick county's first sheriff, a most excellent and kind-hearted woman, whom all the cat I) settlers icmcmbcr with pleasure, died on the 3th inst. at her home iu ltattlc llivcr, Dakota. Mr. Walker writes to Mrs. X. A. English a brief note iu which lie says ho is so grief stiickcu that he couldn't write par ticulars. His letter was Inclosed iu an en velope which she had directed with her own hands to Mrs. English just a few days before her death. Mrs. Walker was forty seven years, three mouths and twenty-eight days old when she closed her eyes upon the scenes of this earth and rested from its trials and labois. 0IED. Little Maiy Howls, daughter of .Air. and Mrs. -Charley UovvN, died last Priday night, Mar 23d. Mary at the time of her death was little over three years old. She was a child of marked talents. Her funeral services were held at the A. M. E. church Saturday, May 24th, and were conducted by the writer. Mary Howls is a sweet angel now. "Many children have lived aud died. Wo said good-bve at the river side ; They dipped their feet iu the gliding stream, Aud faded away like a lovely dream. Wo shall meet them on tlic other shore With fairer face and angel grace ; Each loved one will welcome us there." J. W. TUKNKK. COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS. ' , WiciuiA. Mayintli, 1SS4. The board of county conimisioiicrs of Sedgwick county, K.usa, met in special , sossiou with all member proent. j A petition feigned by roiilents of Waco tovvtubin was presented to the board ask-1 ing that a special election be ordered for said tovviihliip of Waco for the purpose of voting upon a proposition to subscribe to the Mock or tbo St. I.ouij, t't. Scott fc Wichita railroad company and to issue bonds in payment lor said stock. On motfon of Mr. Oliver, Mid election was so ordered, lessrs Oliver and Nelson voting aye and Mr. Stccnrod no. On motion, the county clerk vvas ordered to notify the Wichita, Mct'hersou & Den ver railroad company that tlio expenses oft the bond elections in the townships or Greeley and Union are due. Xo other business appearing, the board adjourned. Attest: , K. 1 Koui, County Clerk, j Elak PERSONAL MENTION. T. P. Jones and A. J. Lovejoy, two icad ing merchants of Cheney, took dinner at the Douglas Avenue yesterday. James A. Curry aud W. D. Little, of O'Fallen, 111., and D. It. Gieen, a promU ucnt liveryman of Kingman, Avere at the Douglas Avenue yesterday. 3Ir. Charlie Lawrence left very quietly yesterday for Xcw York and other eastern points. His Mends hetc scera to think that when he returns he will not come alone. The Eagu: would take much pleas ure in welcoming Mrs. L. to the Forest dty. E. 15. Stewart, who for some months has been connected -with the daily Xcws, at Emporia, arrived in the city yesterday. Billy Taylor, or Garden Plains, left the city to-day for home. 31 F. Perry, of Kansas City, has accept ed a position with J. T. Holmes, and will enter upon his new duties at once. W. T. McPce, of Clearwater, was in the city yetcruay on business councctcd with a store he is now erecting in that town. As 6O0U as the building is finishcd,;Mr. 31. will stock it with hardware. County Cleik Ford returned Monday evening from the southwestern psr'toi the county, where he spent several days. He rcpoits crops looking better than he ever saw them. Corn is growing very fast, and is remarkably clean. Wheat is heading out, aud is very heavy. He thinks the next harvest will be the largest ever known in that section. A. S. Maiblc aud wife, of Kansas City; J. C. Hall, Emporia; A. lJrown, Winlicld; II. Huffmaster and wife, Hock Island Ills., and J. A. Hughes, Keokuk, arrived at the Occidental yesterday. Mr. and 31i. G. 15. Kcplingcr, of New York, are guests of the Occidental. They expect to leinain in the city about three months. MASONIC NOTICE. .Special communication of Wichita Lodge Xo. 93, A. 1". & A. M., will bo held on Fri day evening, May .:0th, at which the Grand Master i expected to he present. Work in the ."rd degree. Vic-itiug brethren frater nally inv ited. By order of Tun W. M.J J. M. IJuovvxbor., Sec'y. LAND SLIDES. The following leal estate tiansfcrs were recorded in the regit-tcr of deed's ollice yes terday: Sarah J. Meade to Leonard Kicht, lot in Waterman's addition, consideration 1,000. Abraham Condert ct al to David Goebcl, ICO acres in northeast quarter section 20, township 'J3, lange 1, 2:003. Samuel Fjy to Job Keys, SO acres in south half northeast ju.n tcr section IS, township 2.1, range 1, 1,200. Cynthia A. Fitzgerald to James M. Levei idgc, lots 45, 47, 49, .11, "V5. .1.1, .17, aud .19 iu Fitgerald's addition, 210. Win. II. Vcrner to Nancy 11. Vcrncr, lots .11, "", .15, .17 and 30, on Chicago avenue, 7.1. btate of Kausa-f to XeUon U. Fuller, SO acres in southeast qua! ter section .10, tow n ship 29, range 2, 2S0. United State to John Hayes!, 10 acres in section 27, township 2S, range 2, patent. For correct stylus hi millinery :mil low prices go i( Mrs. Kramer's : you cini ahviivs be suited. 8-2 Losr X navy blue coat. The tinder will be liberally rewarded by leaving the niein oi.tudiim books and p.ipcis at Allen A: Jones' giocery stole, and no questions asked. C. C. Jacks-OX. 7-:si Pliot os of (lie Medicine Lodge lmiik robber-, and the men that captured tliem can be seen at Rogers' gallery. 7-3t Duplicate photos of the business liotisc-, residences, and general views of "Wichita can be had at Roger" gallon-. 7-:U Sl'LCIAL I5AUOAIXS. Kight lots yi Central avenue at $300 each. 7-1 w I Jl'xm:m. : Koys. LlM15i:u. Two hundred thousand feet of Southern pine lumber for ali at car load ratct Contractor, farmers and all iu want ol lumber cm now buy it at cost and car li.ige. Also one car load of oak. This lumber i- well ciso:iud, and cannot be matched iu giade by any yard iu the city. Y.irdr. at Diamond 31 UK. 7-1 15. IC. KODOKKs. Scavengor. I desire to notify the public that I am prepared to dig or clean privy vaults and ce-s pools on bhort notice. Mail ordeis lo A. 1). Burnhaui !-8 A good drug businc-s for sale. For particulars enquire of hints "c Itoss. .--tf l)c vvoiks. Mats and dotliiua i-pccial-tv. Iirosses cleaned or djed without rip ldtig. Co Main street. tt Robert -Jack, proprietor of the Star Clothing House, i, the pioneer cloth ier of the Valley. 1-tf MenV and boy Clothing lower than the lovvc-,1 at the Star Clothing House. 1-tf Xcw potatoes, llrst of the season, at I'ollock .1- Pearce'.s. Go to the Candy factory for frch candv, and pure Ice Cream, 'j-lvv Hacker it .lackson have made ar rangements with the Tort "colt Tlag Stone Co. to handle their ilagging. We arc now prepared to give prices on all kinds of Mdewalk and residence walks in the city. All work warrant ed to give satisfaction, in the gray or blue stone. IIacki:u ifc Jackson, .r-tf Contractors. PASTURE. I have 240 acres of pasture, two and one-half mile from the city, all well fenced, plenty of good water. Cattle pastured at 65 cents per month. tf E. P. Font). Go to A. It. Core tor pure ire cream j aud Peruvian beer -the best in the J world. 1-tf , Wanted A lir-t-clas-: baker, with good reference. None other, need.' aj,1jy1aul,esa..a Fc Itakcry. Mir , GreitVetistciii't? ceventh addition is booming. ChrKPcarce is the agent for this property, and will si10vv the 1 property at auv time the has alo ome desirable acre lot in Gnytlen- stein's southeast and northeast Mib-, division, which is selling at low prices 1 aud ciisv terint-. 2-1 w. Go to the Cheap Cah Store. Doug las avenue, one door west of Citizens Hank, lor anobbv suit and low price. 1-tf "T. W. COVKKDALK. Hats. Cans and jrents' furnishinsr goods at the Star Clothing House, 1 sign of the big tar. " 1-tf ' SOL. II. KOIIX, President. A. XV. OLIVEB, Viee-Pres't. WICHITA NATIONAL BANK, SUCCESSORS TO WICHITA 3.A.T:. ORGANIZED IN 1872. Paid-up Capital, DIRECTORS: S. II. KOUN, " A. XV. OLIVER, X. F. NIEDERLANDER, W. R. LARGEST CAPITAL STOCK OF ANY BANK IN THE STATE. Do a General.Banking, Collecting & Brokerage Business. Eastern and Foreign Exchange bought and sold. U. S. Bonds, of all denominations, bought and sold. 1-tf County, Township and Municipal Bonds bought. I!. LOMBARD, Jr. . l'resldent, JAS. L. LOMJJARD. VIce-lTes't. Kansas State Bank. Paid-up Capital, DIRECTORS: J. P. ALLEN, B. LOMBARD, Jr.. J. M. ALLEN, JAMES L. LOMBARD, II. C. DAY, GEO. E. SPALTON, L. D. SKINNER. Receive Deposits, Make Collections, Buy and Sell Exchange, and trans act a General Banking Business. COIR-SIES-PO N m-BrETTS: JHSUr, PATON & CO., !i2 Williams St., N. Y. NATIONAL HANK OK AMERICA, Chicago. BLACKSTONE NATIONAL BANK, Boston. MERCHANTS' NAT'L BANK, Kansas City. ' Kansas National Bank. No. 30 MAIN STREET. COMMERCIAL BANKING A SPECIALTY. Loans Money at Lo'xesl Rates. Issues Sight Drafts on' all parts of Europe, Buys and Sells Gov't and Municipal Bonds, Fays Interest on Time Deposits. Any Amount of mjbj&rnFOttJD iMioisrEir To Loan on deolnble REAL ESTATE-elthrr FARMS or CITY PROPERTY. 3?" Connecticut Bates of Interest. J) DIECTOES. J.L.DYER, It. II. ROYS, SAM'L HOUClv, ROUT. E. LAWRENCE II. W. LEWIS, President. A. A. HYDE, Cahier. J. O. Davidson, Pros. S. L. Davidson, Virc-Pre-. C. L. Davidson, Sec'y, The Davidson Loan Co. PAID-UP CAPITAL, Money Always on Hand to Loan on 0 KFICK Willi Clll.ENS BANK, Sortlivve-it ' Corner jlaln Street ami Douglas Avenue, Bank of Commerce. (irATTIIILI) fc HARTLEY.) Loans Money on Jteal Estate, Personal, and Chattel Securities. Eecsives Deposits, Time and Demand, at Interest. Buys and selh exchange; makes collections; negotiates municipal bonds, and transacts banking in all its branches. Xo. 17 Douglas Avenue, - - - - - Wichita, Kjutsas. RODOLI'il HATFIELD, Fre-lilent. 15. 1 ALI.l'N, Vice l're-ident an I Kamlncr. (J. tl.liIUII.l.U, .WMIlKir. WJCHITA LAND AND LOAN COMPANY, Negotiates Ltu:, Ui tt, te km, Pes frilsttk OFFICE IN BANK OF COMMERCE K( OMS. wichita. ;k.a.:ts-s. CITIZENS BANK, on? Arioia:iT-., i:rs vs. y. JV. Cor. Main Si. A Douglas Ave. Capiteil, A. DRIDIM, -DI-ELEC-rO-S C. L. DAVIDSON, ,U)1IX CAUI'KNTKR, , V. E. STANLEY, i '1 lie capital i-tock of Hie bank 13 one luunlrod tlimi'auil dnllnrs, sixty thousHnd dollHr ofwliicli I-. owned by Xcvv Knclsnd canltnllsts ami saiins banks who represent over ten million dol lars, hin the inlltution a backing equal to nny banking houfc in the State. I 'the bank will receive deposits, buy and sell foreign and donieillr. echan?e, make loans, and do a general hanking busineh-i. VVe shall endeavor to trnn-act all business entrusted to u.- In a , manner, and uiM)n terms, satl-faclorj-to our ciKtomera, and solicit a share of the public pa-trouagc. T. O. IKimtSOy, Pmlttent. S. 1. lKiriltSOX, rire-J U-lt 'rrs't. Lombard Mortgage Co., LOAN NEGOTIATORS. n-IN KANSAS STATE South'iccit Gorner of Main COM hi AND GBT KATES, OR TALK LOANS. GEO. E. SPALTON, Secretary. D. PAL LETT, Dealer JfQ RT HERN AND SOUTHERN PINE LUMBER! , SjaXsTC3- CS, DOOBS & SLDS. ,..,,,- ,- , , . , , , ,- .... 0mcc :,ml anl cM hml of Douglas Avenue, North hide, Near Bmlge. TVrvrk-mQ-n At "PVr"r- q -yy JC-UUIUCMl CX X CUJJ.Ctlllj Staple 6c Kanc5 Groceries! Fruits, Nuts, Highest cash price paid for produce. More good sold for the fame money than by any other linn in the city. Goods delivered promptly to any j P-rt of the city. ?" South ide of Main Street. Wichita. Kansas. M. XV. LEVT, Cashier C. A. WALKKU, Asst. Cashier. 125,000 M. W. LEVY, 8. T. TUTTLK, TUCKER, JOHN DAVIDSON. L. D. SKINNER, Cashier, GEO. E. SI'ALTON, Ass't Cashier. - 352,000 $00,000. Improved Farms and City Property. Wichita, Kansas. 52-tr A. 5t. DKNNY. Secretary. J. XV. HARTLhY, Trcas. - $100,000 S. It. DAVIDSON. It.S CATES, t J.O.DAVIDSON. JOI.V C. IiKItST, C'silrr. C. 7. DAVIDSOX, Hrerrtary. BANK BUILDING. Street and Douglas Avenue. o- in Candies, Etc. Douglas avenue. Third door west of 4-tf 'h New York Store! With our enlarged facilities for showing goods, we are better prepared than ever to wait upon tlic multitude who patronize M. KOHN & CO. 19 Main St. MUNSOlfS. 19 Main St Large lines of goods have arrived this week, which will need to be dis posed of iu the next few weeks or it will be too late to sell them this season. In order to dispose of them in that time we must put prices on them that will make them go rapidly. We have decided to do it. The surplus goods in every department will be included. This is an opportunity which should be taken advantage of quickly. We cordially invite all to tome and make a tour of careful inspection. It will be full of interest to prudent buyers. We eMer to no particular class, but welcome all and provide for all, and OITE ?.BIO3 TO XjI-. 19 Main St. MUNSOITS. 19 Main St. CHEAP CASH STORE An immense large stock of ' Boots, Shoes and Clothing Just opened out in the nice, new, light store room on Douglas Avenue, one door wet of Citizens' Bank. BIG STOCK OF MEN'S. BOYS' AND 3IAHKKI) OUT IX JM.Al.X At Hard-Pan Prices. j READ AND REFECT! A GOOD ALL WOOL SUIT MADE SPLENDID FOR $7.60. Boots a iid Shoes Will b wId at astonishing low Ggute. Ilea member the place, one door wct or Citizen YOUISS t. 3rf. ' 'vf-fV - -",, JiS-fe .kSp.-,- x xzaK t i ' B8c(cf&i2S' ?fT " v EsrSftw , - 2- 3s'. K& '-- $& l f- - 3x 7" " CHILDREN'S SUITS KIOfl.KS WAV DOWN call and e oy tUxk and price. 1-j bbk. VERY RESPECTFULLY, w. coverdale. Ci?Jv Tl Woman's Fashion's Found lines & ST. X. T. P. O. New and Beantiiol Embroideries! Just Received Lovely Designs in Swiss Flounces! In Tttree Widths. 1 c Matched Embroideries ! " Siciss, Jrainsook A Hamburg. it Lace Epaulettes for Ladies, Misses & Children ! Oriental, Egyptian it Pompadour. Beautiful Designs in All Over Lace Nets. All Over Swiss. All Over Hamburgs. Ladicity Jfisses t(: Children t J' " Neckwear! Neckwear ! " In Bewildering Variety. 1,000- Paralsols! Parasols! -1,000 5a to $15. v. In Silk, Satin. Eadzimir, etc., Plain, Embroidered St Lace-covered CIIEAP Silks. CHEAPER Silks! It will pay you to buy your Pilkn of A Beautiful Selection of Cambrics, Lawns, Zephyrs k Organdies! Pays to Trake I N NES t. x:. CITY CABBIAG-B S3IO?. BLOSS & MBLVIN, Mauiifarlurori- of Fine Carriages, Buggies & Spring Wagons. Repairing, Shoeing and Plow Work Promptly Attended To. South Main Street, next to Cx1k.t' Stable. JOHN V. MOFFETT, Kansas furniture House -WMOt.KSAt.r. Dealers in all kinds of Furniture irComc and examine our good and prices before purchasing else where, and be convinced that wo mean lui-hie?. This is Simply to Remind you that at Lawrence's Drug Store YOU CAN ALWAYS PROCURE PURE DRUGS AXI) MEDICINES. POINTS. OILS AND WINDOW (ILASS, ARTIST'S MATERIAL AND TOK.ET ARTICLES. Pure Wines and Liquors which will be sold in strict accordance with law. Lawrence's Di tig Store, . 88 Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas. 4-'' MAJOR BROS. & HOLLIDAYi J Staple and Fancy Groceries! wh:otj:e3s:--E .a-iltx) 3tix.. 133 DOUOLAS AVKWUK. GOODS DELtTEJiED OJT 3H0RT XOTICK. THE BRUNSWICK. -MHl THK 1.KSU1SC mu I.1AKD fIA(X IS KAXSAH 65TTHE ONLY FIRST-CLASS 'TAULS-5 IN THE CITY ?T.5II iMglaiafCBif, - - Wit Mm, K l. METRO POLlTAxN CLOTHING HOUSE! I am -till in the ring. Come and ee me at Ue 1i ttnl.cimr of Market ih1 VcwAax avenue M. M. FECHHEIMER. Gossip! ; ii i X- Koifolets at - Ross ! N. X. T; P, O. CHEAPEST Silks! us. H'u iv ill give you n bargain. ITmlrr the Horseshoe. & ROSS. T. ?. O. i.tr II. F. HAHTZKU,. AVI ItKri'Alt, nvy. Or'TIlK J, H. HCy,V-CKAM ISAI.KK TAlll.K J f i v 11 4 j 4 V a,.