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THE WICHITA DAILY EAGLE: WICHITA, KANSAS, THURSDAY MORNING. JUNE 24, 1886.
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M. U. MURDOCK 4c 3R0THER. Ptopri.tAl
PERSONAL AND LOCAL ITEMS OFHEWS
Mr. A. MinnicV, of Derby, ml in the
city yetteriay.
Mr. A. L. French of Eureka, is visiting
friends in the city.
George H. Bltckwelder left for a visit to
Kansas City last evening.
Mr. and Mr. Frank Hartzell left for
Gaeda springs yesterday morning.
The way the Big river is booming now
indicates heavy rains in the northwest.
Miss Carrieseeler. of Carlinville, HI., is
visiting her ufifce, A. J. Applegate, of this
ciiy.
Frank Heinike left for Caldwell yesterday
in the interest of tho firm of Jones, Ticrnan
& Jones.
The Knights of Pythias band came back
yesterday from Harper. Tho boys report a
fino time.
A. M. Russell, of this city, is going to
Mulvane next Saturday to visit the L O. O.
Fa To. 174;
F C Colo made the salo of the Anderson
place, 40 acres, north of Carey park, yester
day for 18,000.
E. A. Hall of RocVford township, came to
this city yesterday to meet his brother, who
came from St. Louis.
Mr. Will Lawrence left last evening in
response to a telegram announcing the death
of his mother at Council Grove.
Tho Wichita baso ball club will accom
modate the Wellington Reds with a game on
the Fourth if they will come here
Tho farmers say that tho last dash of rain
knocked the chintz bugs galley west, and
now everything is in fine shape for corn.
H. J. Mueller of Anthony, was in the city
yesterday and sold his reserve on orth
Emporia avenue for twenty-four hundred
dollars.
The trado for the lots on Main street op
posite the Occidental was closed yesterday
and the deed placed on file. $18,000 is tho
amount.
Tbo Mcrriman tract on Collego Hill will
be in tho market in a few days. Several
parties are waiting to secure lots for building
purposes.
. George IL Blackwelder told a reporter
yesterday that he would soon fill tho prop
erty opposite tho opera house with business
buildings.
Announced, that tbo Masonic fraternity
will celebrate St. John's day, June 2Cth, at
Cottonwood Falls, in a grand and appropri
ate manner.
Mr. Travis Morso will Icavo today for a
visit east among friends. He will bo gone
several days, and his many friends wish him
a pleasant trip.
Tho last of the old frames that occupied
the grounds on tho southeast comer of
Douglas and Fourth avenues went sailing
doan Fourth avenue yesterday.
The petitions for calling an -lection in
Eagle township to voto bonds to tho Kunsas
Midland railroad caino in yesterday bearing
tho requisite number of signatures.
Emporia is about to have a Charley Ross
sensation. The son of Mr. J. Miller, of tbit
place, mysteriously dieappeareJ somo days
ago, and no trace of him has yet been found.
Judge W. F. Walker, the pro tern Mikado
of tho polico court, had two drunks before
him yesterday and one paid tho regulation
amount, while tho other failed to respond
with tho filthy.
An error occurred in our transfer list yes
terdy in which G. W. Walter was report
ed to have sold a number of lots to A. 15.
Wright. It ought to havo been E. E. Ford
instead of A. It. Wright.
In Louisvillo thrco hundred coopers are
- hooninir it un for lncroaso ot wages during
iho winter. They will have a staving good
time if they get it. tx.
Somebody ought to put a head on tho
perpetrator of that gag, and bung his eye.
The people along East Douglas avenue are
allowing tho hydrant water to run into the
gutters and be darned by rubbish which, in
a few days, if allowed to stand, will rival tho
famous Topcka avenue ditch in the loud
noss of its perfume.
Meetings will bo held in the Emporia ave
nue M. E. church every evening this week,
and tho scats will bo arranged in tho grove
near tho church for the dedication services,
so that all may havo an opportunity to hear
tho bishop next Sunday.
Tho H. Carpcntor mentioned in theso col
umns m being fined in tho polico court for
being drunk, is not Undo noraco Carpen
ter. Tho fellows who get into tho polico
court hardly ever givo their right names.
John Doe is tho usual cognomen.
Farmer Doolittlo says it was Dr. Johns an
who was drawing that diagram to represent
ttmo and eternity. It wan't him at all.
Tho farmer thinks if the reporters of this
paper would meander around tho precincts
of truth occasionally it would ba as well.
C. F. Montgomery and J. H. Miller, of
rrinccton, Indiana, are making their second
visit to Wichita. Investments mado in
AprilTiavo panned out so well that they are
satisfied to make a re-investment in the
great metropolis. Thus our fama is spread
ing. EdrhillipsofSalem township, who was
elected a delegate to tho stato convention
lat Saturday and who was tho high kicker
against tho bonds at the recent election,
shipped a car load of hogs to Kansas City
yesterday. When wo get our now road,
and packing houses ho will ship to Wichita.
C Wood Davis returned yesterday from
Marion county, whero ho had been looking
after tho bond propositions for the Chicago,
St. Joseph and Ft, Worth railway. Tho
vote was almost unanimous for the bonds,
some Uwnships only voting two and threo
against. In no caso was tho opposition
mo.ro than twenty against.
A conspiracy was entered into by a few
parties in Marion county to obtain money by
false pretense from Mr. Davis during the
canvass in that county for his railway, but
it failed, and the conspirators will have to
answer to tho chargo in the courts. They
mistook their man when tbey attempted U
put up a job on C. Wood Davis.
Tho Eagle had a call yesterday from R.
W. Ratchfi", cashier of the Exchange bank,
Martin's Ferry, Ohio, and E.D. Ctttell, a
a capitalist from tho samo place. These
gentlemen are in the city for the purpose of
investing and will buy property before leav
ing. They reported that tho famo of Wich
ita it spread far and wide anyone outside
of Kansas City could tell them something
about tho wonderful Wichita. It is really
remarkable tho amount of ignorance dis
played by a Kansas City man regarding
their rival out in Kansas.
The Forest City Building and Loan asso
ciation, together with tho Wichita Building
and Loan association, havo furnished the
funds for building about ISO houses in this
city. The Forest City association started a
new series on the first of this month and it
now furnishes an excellent opportunity for
anyone to join it. Through this association
an opportunity is offered for anyone to get
a houso and pay for it by weekly payments.
It is also better than a savings bank for per
sons who want to lay away a small tarn of
money every week. At the next Tuesday
night's meeting there will be a sale of
preference for a loan in each of the four
aerie of this association.
THE RAMBLER
Roams Over the City, Learning
What is Stirring the
Public Mind
In Business, Real Estate and Railroads
and Matters Projected What
People Talk About How
They Regard Values,
No sooner had I reached the postoffice
yesterday, where the people gather for news
in the morning than I was besieged by
parties inquiring about the big offers on cer
tain property reported in tho morning H
aix, and several "parties informed me that
strangers who are here with a view of locat
ing in several lines of business were saying
that thero was no use in their
trying to invest as business prop
erty is held too high. Now, I desire
to state far the benefit of strangers that
while good business property is held at
pretty stiff prices, that which is actually for
sale is not, all things considered, unreasona
bly high. Because real estate agents, who
may seek to bring themselves into promi
nence and advertise themselves by offering
several thousand dollars too much for such
property as the county building and Kohn's
comer, which are not for sale, strangers
must not assume that theso aro the ruling
prices. Fancy figures may be offered in
good faith for choice locations, but as a
rule good business property can be had at
rates as reasonable hero as in any city in the
country with such a prospective future as
ours. Those who contemplate entering tho
jobbing or wholesale trade can find suitable
locations whero property is not unreasona
bly high. Wo havo somo half dozen job
bing houses of various sorts but no regular
wholesalo center is yet established and those
contemplating entering into tho wholesale
trado can securo suitablo property on Market
street, Lawrence, Topcka, Emporia or
Fourth avenues and build up a wholesale
corner on cither, which will be just as suita
ble for that purpose as Main street or Doug
las, and moro so. In short, permanent bus
iness centers cannot be said to bo established
here yet, and a combination of strong busi
ness men may make somo wonderful
changes.
Strangers, especially intending engaging
in jobbing in this city should first look to
tho situation of our city with respect to per
manent trade, tho facilities for reaching tho
retail trade, and tho probablo extent of that
trade. In order to bo equipped for getting
at the extent of our wholesalo trade.it will
be necessary to know something of tho ox
tent and rcsources.of tho county naturally
tributary to Wichita.
Situated as wo arc, 228 miles Irom Kan
sas City, and over COO miles from St. Louis
in the very heart of tho finest agricultural
and grazing country in the world, with rail
roads ramifjing into tho whole of that vast
territory west and south or us, whero thous
ands of settlers aro pouring in daily and
whero young cities tpring up like magic,
whose doors tho merchants of Wichita can
reach in two or threo days' less timn than
can the merchants of any other city, tbo
market for any goods is almo.-t without
limit and will grow continually. Tbu size
of our city, nlthough it is of no moan pro
portions, is no criterion as to tho amount of
jobbing that might bo don here. The ex
tent and resource of the tributary territory
is wliat should ba considered in the calcula
tion. With our five railroads already in
operation and four mora coming, no city
will bo as well equipped to supply tho im
mense fertile recion west and south-wct of
us, and a3 soon as roads can bo built
through tho Indian territory, tho south
lavs at our door. I havo thus been particu
lar in this matter because I havo heard
strangers say "You have enough wholesale
houses for tho siza of your city." If wo
wero depending on tho city for our whole
salo trado wo certainly would havo plenty of
wholesalo houses now, but it is not our own
city but tho hundreds of cities and tawns of
which wo aro tho natural commercial center,
that should ba taken into account in estima
ting the trado to bo dono here. Men of ma
ture judgment and familliar with this great
west understand this.
Mr. J. M. Officld, a wholesalo grocer of
Scdalia, Mo., who has been raised in
tho wholesale trade of tho west, was
hero a day or two and after looking tho city
over, and visiting other surrounding towns
ho concluded this was tho place for him and
ho will bo here next week to build a resi
dence. Mr. Symns, tbo big wholesale gro
cer of Atchison, who was hero last veek,
said ho had no doubt this would bo the
commercial center of tho state.
I met Messrs. Henry F. Petersen and bis
brother W. D. Petersen, of Davenport,
Iowa, who aro guests nt the Madhattan and
who como to the metropolis of the southwest
to seo what could bo seen and learn tho pros
pect for business and investment. These gen
tlemen aro jobbers of dry goods.menof largo
means and mature judgement who will make
a thorough investigation before investing.
Mr. A. F. Petersen is vice-president of one
of tho banks of his city. They express
themselves highly pleased with our city and
admire tho ability and energy of our citi
zens, but they, liko many others, think there
is altogether too much real estate boom and
that wild pricos aro being offered for prop
erty. I respectfully refer them to tho facts
set forth in tho beginning of my article.
I met one of our leading brrckmakers yes
terday and a gentleman asked him why ho
was not making brick. JWhyf" said he, "it
don't pay to use up the land. Land any
where near Wichita is worth from
$500 to $1,000 per acre, and at theso rates
it does not pay to tear up land and sell the
brick at $8 per thousand." So it goes, and
if it continues this way wo will havo to get
our brick from Kansas City and other towns
where the land is cheap.
I was told that kids now steal horses from
people's premises and ride them around
town and then turn them loose. This prob
ably explains tho loosing of so many horses-
Tho police aro onto some racket just now,
but it is not ripe to givo away yet. They
wero out on the scent last night and the
night previous, and there is no telling what
tho harvest will be.
GOLD WITH SILVEK.
A few days ago a gentleman who lives a
short distance northeast of town, bought a
tentof a fellow for tho sum of two dollars.
It was night when ho paid the money and
thought he would give the man two silver
dollars, but had some $20 gold pieces
mixed with hu silver change, and by mis
tako handed out two of them. They were
accepted and the fellow lighted a match,
looked at tho money in such a wav the giver
could not see, and pronounced it "all O. K."
The next morning it was discovered that it
was not that way.
This was about 9 o'clock on Saturday
evening, tho samo time that tho horse and
buggy was stolen from the corner of Law
rence and Douglas avenues, and the same
party is suspected of committing the but of
fense. A combination effort is being made
for the party.
ANOTHER HORSE HITCHED WRONO.
Yesterday, near noon, a gentleman
hitched his horse at the corner of Market
and Second streets and repaired to a neigh
boring house to attend "to some business.
After returning in a few minutes he found
that his sorrel nag had left for parts un
known. A corps of horse men were immediately
engaged and galloped in every direction but
without being able to find the desirable
naer. rereaps alter taking a rammer vaca
tion he will return.
'TRUTH STRANGER THAN FICTION,"
That the heading of this is true events t
T,.t t,. tnrmiTWl in tnn domestic tela-
tions of one family in Wichita which cul-j
minated yesterday in the quiet settlement
of that which at one time looked like thei
shedding of human gore wmen wouia nave
ended in ue loss oi one or more uuuwu
lives, and which would hare created a sen
sation such as society seldom'wUnesies. It
also proves that the wildest fanciu of the
novelist is tame compared to it. The story
of Enock Arden, which was written to por
tray one phaze of life in fiction, while the
following happened in onr great city where
at least two of the parties are well known, as
they have been residents of the city for over
a year.
To begin this strange story. In a beauti
ful valley in the central part of New York
state there nestled one of those handsome
little hamlets which romancists love to des
cribe, is located one of those academies for
the education of the fair maidens of the
neighborhood. It was three years ago this
month of rosy June, when, at the com
mencement of the school, there was one
among tbo number who graduated with the
highest honors, who'stood highest in intel
lectual and physical beauty.
Among her most ardent admirers in the
audience was one whoso front name is Har
ry, who as a taaveling man, after his day's
work was dono was spending the night in
the village, and thecyening at the college
who upon first sight fell desperately in lovo
with one of the Graduates. After an intro
duction and some weeks had passed he
asked her hand in marriago which was
given by her, but the parents stood in the
way as they positively refused to give their
consent which finally ended in elopement
and marriage. The union seemed a happy
one and for two years they lived as happy as
could bo when Harry introduced to bis wife
one with whom ho had traveled. He was
tall and manly in feature with an oily
tongue and ingratiated himself into the con
fidence and lovo of the girl wife. Harry
saw the affections of his wife gradually be
coming dissipated and demanded an explan
ation, which at tho time was not given.
Still he tried bo save his wife and for this
purpose left the east, came to Wichita, and
as he thought, established his future home
whero he would be safe in his domestic rela
tions, but he was doomed to dis
appointment, as a month ago he
surmised that his wife had heard from
tho destroyer of hi3 happiness when ho ac
cidentally met him on the street of Wichita
and treated him friendly, begging as one
asking for his wife which as tho Eequcl will
show he did not do.
Sunday night ho was caught in company
with the wife. Tho husband on Monday
morning informed the deceiver that if he
caught him at his house again ho would
surely commit murder, as ho had provided
himself with fire arms especially for that
purpose. He whs seen on the streets all day
Monday with a revolver up his
coat sleeve, whilo the man he sought kept
himself secluded in tho privacy of his room
in the hotel.
Now comes tho most singular part of this
true story. Tuesday night Harry went to
tho room of the docciver and asked an in
terview, which was granted. His first
question was, "Dy you love my wife!"
Answer "Yes."
"Will you tako her, love, cherish and
protect her!"
Answer "I will."
"Well, sir," said Harry, "ou can have
her, the is yours. You shall tavo her in the
injrning and my parting blessing is. If you
ever mistreat her you shall feel the
strong arm of a discarded husband's
vengeance. I will pursue you to the end of
tho earth, but what I will havo your life's
blooi. As long as you treat her well you
need novcr stanf in fear of me. If at any
time you should need assistance call on me
first. You know mo well enough to know
th'.t I am not laboring under any excite
ment and moan just what I say. As my
vifo has confessed that sho does not lovo
mo and that you are the ideal of her heart
and loves you to madness, I see I can never
command her lovo again. I believo that
before I met you her love was undi
uidcdlymine. Since fate has so willed it
as it is and I could not bear to seo her un
happy, which I know she would bo if I at
tempted to restrain her. I relinquish all
claim and only hops it will be for her hap
piness, as God knows I would lay down my
life lor her."
After exchanging tho compliments of the
evening Harry left to return in tho morning
at 8 o'clock with his wife, her trunks and
sachels. After bidding the happy couple
God speed ho went about his business.
She was accepted at tho hotel as Mrs. T.
C. Sorrell, whilo in point ol law she was
Mrs. Harry Dorsey.
Tho two remained at the hotel yesterday
and last night and expect to leave this morn
ing for an eastern tour.
This Sorrell is tho samo ono who left this
town once before under very uncomplimen
tary circumstances. His name is doubtless
recognized as being the ono who contracted
several debts that yet remain unpaid. His
former visit to this city was accompanied
with results that make it very suggestive
that ho must possess the lion's share of the
gall of this world or bo would never have
returned.
"THE GOLDEN EAGLE."
Messrs. F. S. Dennia and S. W. Bailey
yesterday launched the hull of their new
boat on tho Big river and floated it down to
the Little river and up to its moorings near
Riverside park, whero it will roceivo its
cabin, machiney, etc The hull is 17x48
feet and is constructed with a model to give
it speed with a light draft; it will have a
carrying capacity of 100 passengers.
The Eagle is to bo fitted up in the most
elegant modern style, and with its lux
uriantly upholstered sittings and cozy ap
pointments it will be a very Venltian gon
dola. The Eagle is intended as k summer
pleasure boat and when completed will be
in constant servica by pleasure seekers,
bearing them picnicing to the fragrant
bowers that fringe tho meandering of J.bo
enchanting Little Arkansas.
The debut of the Daily Eaqle's patron
ymic will be duly announced in these col
umns when it i ready to weigh anchor.
GARDEN PLAIN NOTES.
To the Kditnr of the Eagle.
Farmers are nearly all busy with their
corn and consequently business with the
store keepers is very dull. They manage,
however, to vary the monotony of the dull
ness of trade by a daily discussion of Wich
ita's coming greatness and lbs present wond
erful boom.
Several leading citizens have recently in
vested in Wichita property, and some baye
already made big money by doing to.
The new landlord at the Avondale, Mr.
Dunkic, understands his business well, and
is keeping a first class house. The traveling
public will please take notice of this fact.
The present prospect of a fine corn crop
is very encouraging to the farmers, and
with four weeks more of suitable weather,
King Corn will rule with a golden scepter
m the Kingdom of Sedgwick.
Tincker Post o. S52 of the G. A. R. will
aid in celebrating the Fourth in Garden
Plain and preparations are being made for a
grand time. There will be a balloon ascen
sion, fire werks, music and races. A cordial
invitation U extended to all of Sedgwick
county, and as much of the outside world as
can come. Rcstlxsu
A gastlcman from the touin side of this
countj told a reporter of this paper josier
day that the farmer! down there are organ
izing TigQaace eommiUeet to protect them-
etas against hone thterea. We hope all
the hone Uuera v31 heppes dewa there.
PERSONAL.
O. C Clark, of Anthony, was
tered at the Manhattan vesterdav.
regii-
A. J. Weaver of Kingman was among
the guests at the Manhattan yesterday.
HenryF.and W.D. Peterson, of Dav-
p,, Ie wa Mtnnl4Un.
J. H. Miller and son. and Monte Miller
of Princeton, Ind., are stopping at the Han
hattan.
Dr. John P. Brady of Louisville, Ky.,
(topped over at the Manhattan night before
last, and left yesterday morning for Lerado,
of which town he is the head and front.
Doctors A. "W. HeiseJ. W.Folk and J.
W. Johnson, of Jolliett, HI., who are guests
at tho Manhattan, are here with a view to
purchase Wichita dirt provided things suit
them.
DIED.
In this city, Monday night, Miss Sarah
Dauis, aged 23 years, 10 days. She came
from Ohio sixteen yean ago. Friends, do
not weep or mourn, for God has called her
home to rest in peace in heaven.
S. B. D.
FAMILY LAW
Jake Kennedy was brought up before
Justice Walker yesterday on a warrant
sworn out by his better half, who charges
him with cruelty and bad uiago generally.
The caso was continued until this morning
and the man let go on his own recognizance,
and not long after the report came back that
re went homo and beat his wife again and
skipped out, and it is thought be will not
show up today.
INCANDESCENT LIOHTS.
The Schuyler company expects to have
the store of Lewis & Co. furnished with in
candescent lamps by next Saturday night.
They havo a strength of sixtecn-candlo
power and the light is said to be soft and
mellow and well suited to the eye. It is
produced by the electricity being forced
through a fine film of carbon, which in fur
nishing resistanco to the current is brought
to a white heat. This is placed in a glass
globe that is almost a perfect vacuum.
COLORED MASONS.
Night before last the Colored Masons of
the Arkansas Valley lodge held their in
sulation of officers and had a nice entertain
ment at Memorial hall. Following are the
officers installed for Uie ensuing year: J. J.
Jennings, W. M.; C. Allen, Sr Warden;
Lewis Stewart, Jr Warden; Lewis Ander
son, Treasurer; Jako Audis, Secretary;
John Brisco, Sr Steward; William Brayden,
Jr Steward; William Rigs, Sr Deacon;
Julius Ga'mcf, Jr Deacon, Benjamin Summit,
Chaplain; Samuel Sidney, Tyler.
A SMASH UP.
Douglas avenue was the scene of another
first-class runaway yesterday. A horse and
carriage was bitched at tho corner of Market
and Dauglas. It belonged to Mr. A. T.
Heller. The horse became frightened at
something and made safe his cscapo at the
expenso of tho halter. He was east bound
for a block and then attempted to turn
north-on Lawrence avenue. In the attempt
the carriage struck an old fashioned road
wagon that took in the whole business. Tho
horse found his back neirer the ground than
his feet, and the buggy, a large portion of
it was wail suited to tli3 purpose of kindling
wood. No ono was hurt.
Mr. Anderson, of G pstim township, was
in tho city jestcrdjy trying to securo a
band to l.-ml tho delegation of that township
in the parade at Dor by July third, whero
they proposo to have n regular old fashioned
Fourth el July celebration. Mr. Anderson
says when Gypsum township turns out to
anything of this sort that thoy always lake
the cako. ft will ba remembered that this
township took tho premium of $35 offered
for the best delegation in this city threo
years ago.
As the reporter was going up Main street
by the New Yerk store ho saw such an im
mense number of rolls of carpet that ho
thought tnat concern hid got a contract for
carpeting tho county. On inquiring of
Cash Henderson how it was tho scribo was
informed that what he saw was only one
fourth of the lot that he is receiving. If
that is so then tw certainly must havo the
contract for carpeting tbo county.
Mr. Charles Dyas, of St. Louis, is in tha
city making his regular busincsss calls. lie
has been traveling tn this state -for some
months and says ho novcr saw a better pros
pect for corn anywbero tban in Kansas this
year. He seems to think that if tho crop is
as large as it threatens the peoplo will be
compelled to rent a largo part of the Terri
tory for cribbing purposes.
Yesterday a young negro passed tho Tre-
mont hotel wearing a stove pipo bat. When
Bob, the tony colored man of that popular
resort, said, "bellow, there, you nigger; you
look a santo pedro game flatted ont on ao
anvil after a hard day's work. You don't
auit dat, I give you away every day in the
week.
Joking is joking, but to cause a reporter
to run the breath out of himself to ascertain
the particulars of a runaway, and find on
reaching tho river that the horse ran into the
water to get a drink the joints all being
closed is provoking. Bat you needn't
mention it to brother Flem.
Still Woodcock of Mulvane was in the
city yesterday and said ho used to know
something about tho town, but in the last
two years it has crown clear away lrom
him. He now feels liko a stranger in a
strange land. Ho must coma oftener.
C. L. Cookson of Kansas City has finished
two splendid elevators for John Kxton's
business houses on Douglas and Emporia
avenues. Mr. Exton says they are sp.endid
elevators, and that one man can easily raise
2,000 pounds with them.
The Wichita and Western headquarters
will bo in the Hartwig block, corner of
Fourth and Douglas avenues as soon as that
building is finished. Mr. Hill will then have
a pleasant s-t of offices.
Several of the boys drove their speeders
over to Davidson i Ltt's park last even
ing and had a fino timo comparing note. Af
is generally the caeo one came out ahead
always.
Degree of honor of A. O. U. W regular
meeting tonight. All members are earn
estly requested to attend as business of im
portance must be attended to.
Judge Walker tied the knot of unity for
Frank Bceson of Carthage, Mo., and Miss
Celia Adams of this city at his ofice yes
terday.
Two plasteren attracted some attention
on- the comer of Douglas and Emporia ave
nues yesterday evening talking dummy
talk.
Lieutenant Lyeth, of the United States
nary, is in the city visiting his fatber-in-law,
Mr. McGee, North Topeka avenue.
The German Catholics will have a relig
ious procession at St. Marks today, the occa
sion being the feast cf Corpus Chruti.
Mr. Willis of Bockford township was in
the city yesterday, trading a farm in Mis
souri for land in Kingman countj.
The Schuyler Electric Light company will
pat an incandescent plant in C E. Lewis A
Oc's red front boot and shoe store.
M. H. Sdnreiier jMterdiT toldlfcfl car
eer eppotite tie Occidental to 3Ir. . T.
Brows for S 18,000.
More belp wj employed yesterday attbe
Wichita cracker factory. The big batch of
orders demand it.
Tha runaway teatoa has not doted yet.
Asotheroccarred oa Dougia areoae rt-
terdy afternoon.
E.H.DaVOBE.
Kotary FnbUe.
P.J. SIEDEaXAXDBB.
WEST WICHITA.
For Bargains in
Eeal Estate
Call on
E.H.DeV0RE&C0.
Telephone ISO,
Holstein-Friesian'.Bulls for Sale
Calved 135; sired by the gTeat prize-winner at
St Louis fair, 1885, ConsSantTn SOW. 11. II. B-.
and ont of dams bv tie following prize-winners
of Holland : Nicholas 1S5. Pleter a. Abbe JerK
80S, KaretlU, andSleoSOT, Netherland herd
book. Prices low eoniiderins uaUtv.
From the moat celebrated milkers In the
world. Prices from T5 to 100 each. All named
and registered.
POLAND-CHINA PIGS.
In pairs or In herd, not akin; all recorded In
A. P. C. K., and if prlxe-wlnnlng stock.
Prices reasonable. .
Address n. C. JEWXTT,
153-tf Cheney, Kan.
THE REVOLUTION
OlothingHouse
102 DOUGLAS AVENUE.
Citizens Bank Building,
SACRIFICE SALE OF
Clothing, Hats,
AND
Gents Furnishing Goods,
Now Going on.
W. H. Sternberg,
Contractor and Builder.
Ofloe aid Shop 349 Mala street.
Pint-class work at Lowest Prices. Estimates
furnished on short notice WICHITA. KAN.
OLIVER BROS,
LUMBER DEALERS.
widxiu.
Kansas
Branch Yards at
Winfield, Woilington,
Garden Plain Harper,
Anthonv & Attica.
W
M. JOHNSON, M. V.,
HOMUJOPATIIIST,
GEN'KItAL PKACT1CK.
CIIROMC imEAPtS.
DISEASES OF FEMALES.
Telephone o. 10C.
Offlco anJ residence over Steel A Son's hari!
war store, 117 N Main bt. Wichita, Kan.
Office hours. S to 10 am, 1 tol pm, and at night.
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M'
IUS. A. KK1MKU,
WHOLESALE A'I KKTAIL
I:L:L:1:N:E:R:Y.
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2TXXT BOOH TO rOSTOWCK,
WICHITA. KAN.
UStf
Preparatory to moving our stock into the
Reese building uniil our own building is
completed, we will give you GENUINE
BARGAINS in Clothing, Hats and Fur
nishings. Bitting Brothers.
C3-ElTTrj'EJ3yEE3Sr
Our eemi annual reduction salo
INGS is booming now. During this month we will close out
our entire stock at cost for caBh only. All the choice
novelties in the market are goin? off cheap.
SUIT PATTERNS FROM S8 00 UPWARD.
SUITS TO ORDER from $23 OO and upward until JULY let.
LILLIE fc BRUEGGEMAN,
149 NORTH
Just Received.
A JOB LOT OF 97 DOZEN
-NOBBY
Summer Ties,
WOBD?H
50c, 75c & $1 00,
OUR PRICE
25 cents
FOB CHOICE
FAMOUS CLOTHING HOUSE.
S. Goldstein & Co.,
422 DOUGLAS AVE.
uo-u
PUBLIC LAND STRIP
Subject to Settlement
CtGLXWOOD. UhGM dtj, tad Sortlj
Ibj a4 Ortttttsr poUt; otlj- IK allm turn
ttc Sectoral Strip LanJj.
TwXt the EitclcvootI Sue i Dots City which
C. A. Uat
T. W. 9T0TKS.
GATES & STOVER,
RealEstateAgents
AaJ DIr la
Choice Inproved and
Unimproved Lands
AN CMy frtftrty tf til kiUt,
fob &jlx.:e os EErrr.
-Oflea oa aactkfldt e DoscU tr. zd doer
eat of lfarkM U. onr r&Urr's gnotty, 3rd
door to to I,? rtaut,
"WICBIXA, KA5SAS.
.-
Will Open
ROOMS and
great Carpet
KETW TOEK STOEE,
M. KOHN & CO.,
!
T-A-IECIE 3STOO?ZCE.
of SPRING and SUMMER SUIT
Leading Merchant Tailors,
MAIN ST.
2CI2t
Oriental
and Swiss
FLOUNCING,
India Linens,
Linen Lawns,
Madagascar
Suiting and
Silk Grenadine
JUST RBCETvED
AT
LARIMER
&"
STINSON'S,
132 MAIN STREET.
Israel Bros
Druggists and. Grocers.
rntsT slock wst or -ntmrmt moot
Two CARPET
advertise our
Sale soon.
MUNSON & McNAMAEA,
MUNSON-
$5 OO
$6 00
$7 50
10OO
13 00
16 50
18 00
Munson&MoNamara. Munson&McNaraara
19 MAIN ST.
WHITE HOUSE.
Parasols and Sun Umbrella
SACRIFICE SALE.
Monday Morn June 21
2000 P-A-R-A-S-O-L-S 2000
SUN UMBRELLAS
CHILDRENS PARASOLS
SATIN, SILK. & PONGEE
All the Itstoat novelties slaughtered at cost-sacrificed. We must
reduce our stock. Pick out your bargains on Monday
morning to get the best choice.
Parasols from 15 cents to $15.
Full Line Cotton Serge Parasols at Half Price.
It pays to look at these facts.
It pays to trade at the White House.
Our great sale of carpets still holds the attcn-
of the continent. 3o pieces of carpet
remain unsold of the last car-load.
20 Per Cent Lees tban Regular Pricu.
NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR THE MAKING AND LAYING-
Take advantage of this grand opportunity
oilercd by the
WHITE MOUSE
of
INNES & ROSS
SUCCESSORS TO
Main street, Opposite Post Office.
SALE OF READY-MADE
-SPRING SUITS--
This Week.
Our entire stock of White Suits will be
closed out this week at ridiculously low
prices. This is an opportunity to get a
ready-made white dress without paying for
the making. We have 72 white suits of
the different kinds and sizes, and We wfli sell
them this week if the price will do it; We
are going to take our semi-annual inventory
and will make big sacrifices to get more
money and less goods to show on our bal
ance sheets.
COME TO THIS GREAT SALE OF WHITE
PRICES ARE CUT IN TWO.
SUITS Reduced
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$4 00 Mother Hubbard reduced
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MUNSON-
SUITS;
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to 3 OO
3 85
5 00
600
9 90
12 00
13 20
to $3 00
19 MAIN ST.
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