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M. X. MUKDOOK, Editor.
3Se Republican cf Sdg wick county. Kansas, will
held a. count; convention for the purpose of nomln
Mtegc&nd Mates fr itiofollcmlngoffices to be filled
fer election this fall, viz.:
0001117 Trecsuir.
County Clerk.
.Coanty Rt glster of Deeds.
Gcmnty Sheriff.
Gouty Surveyor.
Grant? Coroner.
Te townships ana wards win DC enuuea to ine
zouowins number or delegates in sua convection:
first Ward Nineteen delegates.
Second Ward Thirteen delegates.
Third Ward 1 en delegates.
Itosrth Ward Fifteen delegates.1
ratk Ward Fl e deHgates.
ABon Three delegates.
Attica -Four delegates.
Deiano 'our delegates.
Xagle Four delegate a.
Xrte Three delegates.
Greeley Six delegates.
leant Seven delegates.
Garden Plains, K One delegate.
Ourden Plains. S Three delegates
Ctawnd Blver Three delegates.
Grpsnm Four delegates. -
HimoU Three delegates.
Kechl-Slx deleg&us.
Lincoln Four delegates.
MIuBeaa Three delegates.
.Morton Seven delegate.
jTnsaescah Seven delegates.
Otalo Three delegates.
Tmt ae Five delegates.
Bark, B Two ("elegates.
Park. W Three delegates.
Bnckford, I Four del eg ales.
Boclcford, M Three delegates.
Salem Four delegates.
Bbenn&n Four delegates.
Union FKe delrgates
"Viola Three delegates.
Wichita Seven delegates.
Waco Five delegates.
Valley Center. V P. Four (elegates.
Valley Center. S Three delegates.
Tie central committee red mmsni'ed that the pri
maries be field fn m 2 to 4 o'clock p. m. at the usual
ottoc place In each township, and In the wards of
tfcecftyof Wlchlra from 4 to 6 o'clock p. m, on
"Wednesday, the 3st day of August.
Tbeoounty convention will bo held In the Grand
Jmnr hall. In the city of vrichlta, on Saturday, the
M day of September. 1687, commencing at 10 o'clock
B. i
The central committee also recommends that the
crtaoariesln theflmcommlrtlon district electdele
sates who will nominate a commissioner for said dls
"&fet on the ad Jcu nmei t of the county convention.
Br order cr the Mepuniican couniy cenirei cum-
. What do our friends on the Missouij
think of out car shops? "The little town
of four thousand people on the flats with a
couple ef plug, railroads," got there all uie
Gastein, Austria, will experience another
"field of the cloth of gold," on the morrow,
the monarchs of the occasion being the
emperors of Austria and Germany. The
nlace of meeting mav not be ornamented
with the brilliancy of the former occasion,
yet nature will contribute largely with the
beauty of the valley of the Gastein.
have their
Count Tolstoi of Russia Is said to be
moving for the re enslavement, of the 22,
000,000 Russian Serfs who were emanci
pated by Czar Alexander II. twenty-five
years ago. And the measure is now pend
ing before the council of the empire and
it is feared that the present Emperor Al
exander III will favor it.
W. U McSee, Secretary.
The BepuhHcans of the Eighteenth Judicial Dis
trict will hold a convention lorthepurpoieo' p'ac
lug In romlnatton a candidate for judge of the dis
trict. The central commitu recnimend tha the
delegate s he chosen at the fame time and places des
ixcalfd by ti e county renibllcan -entral committee
icr holding primaries, viz. August 318L
Each tovmshlp ana wards will be entitled to the
follow lrg number ft delegate:
First V ard Mr.ereen dek gates.
Second Ward Thiitrii delegates.
Third Waid Tea delegptes.
Fourth Waid Fiftten delegates.
Fifth Ward-Five delegates.
A ft on Three delegates.
Attica Four delegates.
Delano Four delegatus.
Eagle F .ur delegates.
Erie Thrte delegates.
Ofvtley 81x delegates.
Grant Soven delegates.
Garden Plains, N- One delegate.
Gardei. Plains, t Three delt gates.
Grand hlver-Thrte delegate.
Gj psum Four delrgutea.
Illinois Three delegates.
Kechl feix d-lemites.
Lincoln Four delegate).
JUnncha Three delegates.
c Mcrtfn- Seven delegates.
Klssescah Sev. n delegates.
Oni Three delegates.
Payne Five delegates.
Tark, E 1 w o delegates.
Park. W Thrf e df It gates.
Rockford, D- Four delegates.
Bockford, M Three delegate.
Balem Four delegates.
Sherman Four delegates.
TTnton Five c elegates.
"Viola Th'ee do egates.
Wichita Seven delegates.
"Waco Five delegat s. t
Valley enter, V. C Four delegate.
VaUey C. nter. 8 Thrte delegatep.
Thecltrlctc i vent Ion will be hcM In the Grand
Army Ball, Wichita, Kaoras, on Saturday, the Ed day
f September, IK' 7. at i30 a. m.
By older of the Ditlrict Central Committee,
H. L. TAYLOR. Chairman.
It is not Germany nor England but
Prussia that Russia should fear. There
are monarchs in Europe, there are oppress
ed people, then and so sure a3 the good
God has given them the minds to know
the strength to strike there will be disas
trous '89's. Tere is a distant rumbling, an
admonition of a Versuvius, that will
s ooner or later belch forth and prostrate
Europe's arena.
The Union Pacific will be built this fall
as far as Kingman via. Hutchinson, and
theje will not be a mile built toward Wich
ita. This is a fact that we have from the
highest authority, Major General Great-I-Am
Murdock to the contrary notwith
standing. Hutchinson News.
All right, Ralph, How many cars do you
wan) ? Better put in your orders early to
the Wichita car works; first come, first
A Texas paper claims that the passen
ger conductors on one of the Louisiana
roads are prohibited from going barefoot
while on duty. Some of these knights of
the punch rather than . comply with so
despotic an order have resigned, while
those who wear thoes and stockings are
ridiculed by the passengers and accused of
putting on airs" becanse they are in the
employ of a railroad company.
Kansas City takes the cake when It
comes to blow; when it takes cash she arn't
The oldest lawsuit in Illinois has been
(Six tho docket for forty-tW6 years. It be
gan about a $2 hog and has cost the prin
cipals $7,000.
The Eagle, proud old bird, flies from
her nest this morning with ten thousand
fledglings, with their wings on the wind
and their eyes on the sun screaming to
the top of their voices The Peerless Prin
cess, the Winning Wonder, Wichita the
biggest city in the brightest, smartest young
state In the Union has got there Eli, and is
ready for another proposition. Lead in
another horse.
A syndicate of Hebrew gentlemen from
Kansas City have purchased 1G0 acres, west
of Olathe, Kansas, and will plat it and
establish a Jewish colony.
United we stand, divided we get left.
The Wichita man yesterday morning
caught one hand in tho other, and said
JMire's to the Board of Trade. Shake I
Meer Baboor Alliy, a Hindoo resident of
San Francisco, has filed a declaration of
"his Intention to become a citizen of the
United States. He is the first of his race,
so far as known, who has ever done so.
"It is astonishing," said Governor Mar
maduke of Missouri the fore part of this
week in Chicago, "Perfectly astonishing,
the cool and delightful weather you have
in Chicago." As people In Chicago were
dying about that time at fearful rate from
the effect of heat, it may be inferred from
the governor's estimate of Chicago climate
that the summer breezes in the neighbor
hood of Jefferson City are not particularly
At last it lias been settled at Hutchinson
lhat the malt sold on the streets is intoxi
cating, that Its sale is within the prohibi
tory law and the seller, unless holding a
permit from the probate judge, must pay a
iine or go to jail.
Again comes then port that the Santa
3Ce owns a controlling interest in the San
Trancisco line, and will take possession
August 1. El Dorado Republican.
President Winslow and Seligman Bros.
are in Europe, and have been absent since
In a few dajs the work of placing all the
electric wires in New York under ground
will begin, and will be continued until
every street in the city has been cleared of
Wires and poles, thus removing a danger
ous and by no means ornamental nuisance.
Our first educational institutions were
established In New England, Some of our
best still remain there, but with the tide of
Immigration that creeps westward, with
the progressiveuess and energetic zeal of
the west, New England will inevitably
have to release her claims as the zenith of
education in this country. The Boston
Herald laments: "The National Educa
tional association elects a Colorado man for
its president, a Kansas man for secretary,
an Illinois man for treasurer, and gives
Massachusetts the first vice presidency.
When westward the star of empire takes
its way, we wish it would leave something
besides its vices for Massachusetts."
The Democracy of Ohio
forces in the field, and unexpectedly to a
good many people they have dodged the
only real issue before the country the
protection of American labor. The Re
publican party has repeatedly proclaimed
its belief In a protective tariff. It was
supposed since the recognized leader of the
Democratic party in the south and west,
Mr. Carlisle, had repeatedly and manfully
proclaimed his conviction that the theory
of protection is false, that the Ohio De
mocracy would take a bold stand on this
issue. Tne Louisville Courier Journal,
the leading Democratic journal of the west
and south, has boldly declared its opposi
tion and has given notice that the Democ
racy would attack the theory In its strong
holds. It is conceded by all par
ties that the revenues of the government
must be raised by tariff taxation. The Re
publican party has declared its intention to
adjust this tariff with a view to the protec
tion of the American manufacturer and
American laborer. There is no chance for a
double construction of the language used
in State Republican platforms. The Dem
ocrats of Ohio in their platform on this
subject say: "We demand such judi
cious reduction of the present burdensome
tariff as shall result in the production of
revenue sufficient only to meet the expense
of the economical administration of the
government; payment of liberal pensions to
Union soldiers and sailors and payment of
interest and principal of the public debt,
and if necessary in favor of such reduction
of internal revenue except on liquors, as
will prevent the accumulation of a surplus
in the national treasury, and we denounce
any attempt to abolish the tax on liquors
for the purpose of keeping up the present
unjust, unequal and onerous tariff system."
The only position here taken is that
they are opposed to the abolition
of the internal revenue tax on liquors. But
can any honest Democrat tell the position
of his party In Ohio on the subject of pro
tection to Americ&n labor? Henry Wat-
terson can tell the free trade Democrats
that the platform favors tho reduction of
the tariff so as only to produce a sum suf
ficient to meet the running expenses of the
government economically administered,
and there will in consequence be a very
large reduction of the tariff. Mr. Randall
can tell the protectionist that the platform
favors raising all the revenues of the gov
ernment by a tariff, and that tbe Demo
crats intend to build a navy and fortify our
sea coast, which will require a
greatly increased revenue from tariff
taxation, and we will in consequence have
more protection. They are in favor of a
redugtion of the tariff to the necessities of
government. They are also in favor of a
reduction of Internal revenue. Would not
a reduction of internal revenue necessitate
an increase In tariff duties to the extent of
the reduction on internal revenues. It is
barely possible and by no means probable
that the Democrats can carry Ohio on such
a platform. The masses of all parties are
honest and demand fair dealing on the part
of their leaders. The masses of the Demo
cratic party in Ohio will be disgusted with
their own platform.
A large number of people were noticed
on our streets yesterday vigorously shak
ing hands. Some worldly minded people
were inclined to ascribe this good feeling
to the location of the car shops instead of
to the gospel preaching of the Salvation
The Empress of Japan expects to visit
the United States in October. She will
land in San Francisco, travel east by the
way of Salt Lake, Kansas City and Chi
cago, and return in two months. The
southern route. The empress will be ac
companied by a retinue of twenty persons.
The Leader says: "There will be 5000
Indians In Tacoma and vicinity pretty
soon from British Columbia, and the In
land Empire, and some will come in their
canoes from far' off Alaska. But to calm
the rising fears of Intendant immigration
we will add they come here to pick hops."
The modest Princess of the Plains might
under ordinary circumstances feel elated
over the little matter of securing a manu
iactoring interest that will employ two
thousand men, but her mind is so taken up
-with larger Interest now demanding her
attention that the present enterprise is not
.appreciated as it otherwise would be.
The Kansas City exposition is a mrgnif
icent enterprise and is worthy of com
a&edatkn; yet. In no spirit of boasting, we
remark that if said exhibition were one
year later, the Peerless would be in con
dition to help along her sister at the mouth
oftfceKawby coming to her rescue with
aa exhibit of manufactured articles that
would make the Kansas City exhibition
tiaectandest ever known in tho world's
It Isn't much to be wondered at that
Canada is agitating the question of union
with the United States, but the same facts
should make Uncle Sam think twice before
he opens the door to her. In 1F68 the gross
debt of Canada was .$94,000,000; it has in
creased until it now amounts to $290,000,
000. The annual expenditure has risen
from $13,000,000 in 1808 to $39,000,000 in
188G. The population has increased since
1S57 only 33 per cent, while in the same
time the gross debt has increased 230 per
cent, and the annual expenditure 290 per
cent. There could be no object in adding
Canada to the United States, except such
as Is based upon a sentiment, or for the
laudable purpose of reforming It. Omaha
The oldest man in the world is said to be
James James, a colored citizen of the
United States, who resides at Santa Rosa,
Mexico. He Is 135 years old. He was
born at Dorchester, S. C, in 1752. He
was one of the laborers at Fort Moultree
during the unsuccessful attack by the Brit
ish fleet in 1776. He was then 24 years
old. nis master, James James, manned
one of the guns during the fight. His last
owner was Henry James, who moved to
Mexico in 185S, in order that his slaves
might become free before his death. At
present the rheumatism keep3 James from
walking, but he can drag himself a short
distance, and otherwise is in fairly good
The speech of Major McCattiy at Rich
mond to a visiting Grand Army post, which
will be found in another column, is in
many respects, a strange production. There
are, perhaps, no people In this country
whose loyalty to the Union has never fal
tered, who would ever entertain such an
idea as that contained in this speech. The
rebellion and its cause, slavery, are no par
ticular credit to the great heart of the
American people; that we as a people
should wish to perpetuate its memory by
an inscription on the flag of the free. It Is
to Major McCarthy's credit that he ac
cepts the situation and pledges his
allegiance to the Union. It is no discredit
to him that he thought his cause right.
We believe this speech contains the
sentiment of the greater part
of tho men who fcught in the
southern army. They will say the star
spangled banner is a grand old flag but we
still love our battle flags. Like an adopted
citizen who swears allegiance to the Re
public, but whose love goes back to the
hillsides and valleys and repling rills by
the old homestead in his oppressed land, so
the love of these men wonder to their for
mer allegiance. Because of this returning
Ioyc to former allegiances the fouuders of
this republic enacted in their supreme law
that n o man born on foreign soil should
even be trusted to beav the office of presi
dent. For the same reason the men who
fought to destroy this government and
swore allegiance to another flag, are not
the men to whom should be committed the
interest of this Republic.
To the Editor of the Ejgle.
On our trip over the Eagle line we found
corn in a much better condition than one
would expect They got but little of the
late rains but their corn will not hurt much
if they can get rain in the next week or so.
The immense brick yards at Colwich are
doing a fine business and the extra number
of men which they employ make tenament
houses in good demand; there is none to
rent at present. It looks like a good place
for some capitalist to plant a little money
in the way of building houses. No doubt
they would rent readily at good prices.
Andale is also coming to the front with her
pressed brick enterprise; when they get
fairly down to business it will be one of
the best concerns in the state. Commer
cial men will no longer have to pull by
Andale to stop over night, as Mr. G. W.
May berry has moved into the city and is
prepared to keep traveling men in first
class style. That is what we mean for we
stopped with him and know whereof we
Mr. Nick Anderson is doing the stock
business of Andale this season. Mr. An
derson is a good man for the business.
The people in the Andale neighborhood
all along the line, were very much disap
pointed in not getting rain last Tuesday
night, but they can stand it a week or two
Mt. Hope is about the same good trading
point a3 of old, and why shouldn't it be?
As they are surrounded by the finest class
of farmers in the state.
Haven people are feeling very jubilant
over the push and enterprise of Messrs.
Smith & Peckham, in erecting a flouring
mill in the city of Haven, with a capacity
of seventy-five barrels per day. They
have put their building up of the best ma
terial to be found anywhere, and have pur
chased an elegant 48 horse power Westing
house engine, and everything will soon be
in running order. No doubt they will draw
a large patronage from around
Hutchinson, as their mills are somewhat
on the old order. Mr. L. O. Smith is a
young man, but a very usefal one to his
Mr. Fred Thorp, editor of the Haven
Independent, informs me they will soon
erect a large brick school building.
Haven's mill will, when In operation, prove
a greater advantage to every business man in
the town than they have any idea of at the
present. There will soon be a large ele
vator erected also, which will be of great
convenience to the farmers of that section.
At this end of the road we also found corn
loo king at least a hundred per cent, better
than we had any idea of. So surely we
will have an excellent yield all around.
P. B.
perpetual Union view of it The blood of
American soldiers has so fixed it The
American soldier, and especially the
southern soldier, will see to it that the flag
of the Union Is supreme everywhere, and
will permit no riyals. Welcome, glorious,
perpetual, indivisible, irresistible Union!
Let every man swear allegiance to one
country, one filae, and the American sol
dies's motto: "E Pluribus Unum."
The Speech of Major McCarthy at Rich
mond to a Visltingr Grand
Army Post.
A christian minister of Odessa, Mo.,
named J. J. Henry, was accused by the
good people of that town of conduct unbe
coming a gentleman and minister of the
gospel, toward a certain young lady of his
flock. Missouri like, a mob of about fifty
persons called on the reverend gentleman
with the avowed purpose of escorting him
out of town, clad in a suit of chicken
feathers and "on a rail." At this stage of
the interesting proceeding Rev. J. J.
Henry did what was considered a very un
expected thing for a minister of the gospel
to do. He came forth in answer to the
calls of the mob, and with resignation de
picted on his countenance and a big Colts
revolved in his hand, he cooly informed
the mob that he was innocent, and they
could have his body, but that the first man
who touched him would be shot down like
a dog. XTobody touched Rev. J. J.
Henry, and latest accounts says the deacons
j will investigate the matter.
The Munson family will celebrate their
one hundred and fiftieth anniversary in
America on the 7th day of August next at
New Haven, Conneticut, in regard to
which the Denison News: "Two hundred
and fifty years ago, on the 17th day of
August next, Miram A. Munson and fam
ily renounced allegiance to the British
monarchy and cast their lot among the
wild and boundless forests of the new
world. Their camp was pitched near
where now stands the city of New Haven,
Conneticut Mr. Munson, like the vast
majority of emigrants from the old country
at that time, was thoroughly imbued with
the principles of religious and civil liberty
and as America offered the greatest free
dom for the enjoyment of these principals
he preferred to undergo the trials and hard
ships of pionaer life to remaining a vassal
to the English crown. Since that time the
family has been a prosperous andsuccessfu
one, It has grown and multiplied,
and extended until there is scarcely a state
in the Union in which they are not to be
found. Politics has never been a leading
feature with the family; they, almost to a
unit, prefer some industrial avocation.
Among their members may be found many
of the wealthiest and most influential peo
ple of New England. They are conspicu
ous among the manufacturers and bankers
of that country, many of them being
millionaires. Those of the family who
emigrated west and south are mainly agri
culturists and traders.
The banner (the bloody shirt) having
worn itself away with the frautic efforts of
twenty years ago, the Star Spangled Ban
ner was again run up to the head of the
stuff and peace broke out everywhere. Iu
this presence ana in this happy era it is
hard to realize that there was a time when
I sincerely hated, as the emblem of oppres
sion and as the flag of a deadly foe, the
Star Spangled Banner! That it once typ
ified to me everything hateful, despicable
and tyranical. It is hard to recall with
vivid reality the fact that there was a time
when the Confederate battle flag gathered
volleys of bullets and curses wherever ii
floated. The loyal sons of the North aimed
death at it and the men who bore it. It
floated bravely and sometimes victoriously
over sulphurous fields, and to our ejes was
as the plume in the helmet of Liberry. We
loved the brave old battle flag and hated
the beauty and grace of the stars and
stripes. You hated the red rebel rag and
saw in the streaming, waving, rustling,
shining Star Sprangled Banner a thing of
wondrous beauty, a joy forever, a fit ob
ject of adoration. 1 begin to approve
agaiirthe national colors. It is a pretty
flag, and fiies over a brave and ereat peo
ple. I, I well, I love the old flag and
I would like to improve it Can t you
fellows who fought and captured the Con
federate battle flag so much, now that you
have had time to think over it, and have
seen and understood the men who carried
it can t you see that it is not sucn an
awfully bad, ugly old thing as you thought
it was ?
I honestly believe the people of the north
thought they were right, and for that rea
son 1 can forgive them. I have forgiven
them; and you have forgiven us. Good I
The hope df the country is in the men who
carried "arms. The people of the north
and of the south are hopelessly, affection
ately and irrevocably mixed up. Why not
mix up the flags and put an end at once to
the war and to the bowling fanatics? The
Star Spangled Banner is today the bravest
and the purest flag that waves. It repre
sents a land of liberty and a brave people.
You know what it is and will doubtless
join me in the sentiment: "Long may she
wave." The Confederate battle flag can
not be forgotten. It floated over valor,
devotion and heroic sacrifice. It heard the
shouts of victory hi d fought it way to a
place in the world's history. In with the
southern cross, then? Let the Confederate
battle fla be a part of the national
colors. Mix the flags and what a brave
Unnn flag it would be. Up with a Union
flag that will declare to the civilized world
that here we have a country full of union,
peace, liberty, equality and fraternity! Un
der that flag a b'ljle call would assemble
an army able anUwilling to meet a world
In arms and wiui victory already perched
upon its binner Foe without nor foes
within cnuld birnk the line over which
fl iHtwl the grand reunion banner. Up with
it and let the world beware how it shakes
its fist or makes a face at the great Ameri
can flair, with a North, a South, an East
and a West, all shouting the battle cry of
freedom. Put the bstt'e flag where it will
do the most good to the most people, for
the longest time; where it will commingle
In imperishable union the patriot blood of
the blue and the gray. All honor to the
man of the north who will first
suggest, urge .and secure the crowning
glory for tbe American soldier and I now
"pronounce him in advance, peacemaker ex
traordinary to his imperial majesty, the
American people. The Union Is no longer
a mere sentiment, but a ligament such as
bound the Siamese twins. One flag, one
uniform, one source of authority is the
loyal and ucfllnchlng demand of the south.
A union of hearts, of heads and of indisso
luble bands. There is no middle ground
between state sovereignty and absolute
National unification. And state sovereignty
is dead. If we have decided to abandon a
federation, and have Instead a modified,
unified, perpetual union, a single national
existence, why, then, let us all face the
music! Away with all petty sovereignties,
north and south.
The South Is in the saddle for the Union
forever. S'ate constitutions are null and
void at every point where they are not
within the limit of the constitution and the
New York Herald: On the whole, and
after you get used to him, the live "Yan
kee" is the best man in the world to have
on the ground. He knows how to make
things hum, and likes to do it.
Denver Republican: It Is the fact
that the monopolies whioh run our legis
latures and control our commerce are
growing stronger than ever in this state
that the people have less to do in this mat
ter and they know it.
Dallas (Tex) News: An electric kettle
has been made in Berlin, and water can be
made to boil in it. These Texas newspa
pers which are wont to depend upon lazy
subscribers for stove wood now see batter
days ahead.
Brooklyn Times: Wheat "and cotton
are necessaries, or practically so as things
go at present, and there is always danger
of a corner in them, but it will probably
be a long while before any one will try to
corner prunes again.
New York Times: Apparently nothing
but a law absolutely requiring such struct
ures to be fire proof will put an end to the
criminal risks that in storing other people s
property, and there is doubt if such a law
would be effectual, as unfortunately, laws
will not enforce themselves.
St Louis Globe-Democrat: Col. Bill
Morrison is said to cherish the opinion that
he can beat Uncle Jehu Baker for congress
next year. One of the greatest drawbacks
to Col. Bill's political welfare is the habit
of. cherishing opinions, particularly in re
gard to Uncle Jehu, which run contrary to
Urn cold facts of experience and observa
tion. New York Tribue: So long as this city
does not contain a majority ot scoundrels
the people have it in their power to keep
villains In subjection. Thny have just wit
nessed an impressive manifestation of the
majestic force which resides in their united
purpose, and it will be their own fault If
New York once more becomes a safe place
in which to conspire against the laws of
God and man.
New York Star: Hoodlums and mobs
are the same everywhere, but Mexico, as
represented by her intelligence and worth
and public policy, is grateful to this coun
try. There is n jealousy, no suspicion,
no hatred, nothing but an affectionate re
membrance of our great kindness in the
hour of her darkest need, and an unques
tioning faith in our abiding sympathy and
friendship for the future.
Detroit Tribune: The Democratic bosses
of Iowa are writing letters to their Texas
friends informing them that prohibition in
Iowa is a failure and warning them
not to permit Texas to adopt the ruinous
policy. On tbe other hand the
Republican papers and leaders of
Iowa testify that prohibition is not a fail
ure In that state, and General Weaver has
caused quite a sensation by coming out In
his paper with an editorial completely sus
taining the Kepuulicau statements.
Salt Lake Tribune: Now. after this
long course of perfidy, what trust or power
can congress or the country confide to this
wide spread and compactly organized
Utah conspiracy, which has demanded
everything and never honestly conceded
anything! What public man or politician
can espouse its cause without being dis
honored as a particeps criminls? What
political party can give it "aid and coin
tort" without being deceived aud betrayed
in the future as in times past ?
The Reason Why
Our customers tell us we are
doing the business of Wichita.
We are not surprised to have
such a magnificent stock as ours
thrown on the market at such a
sacrifice attracts every purchas
er. People know our sale adver
tisments are ""bona fide." We
must have money to effect our
dissolution soon. Come and see
our prices and our stock.
Wilson & F.ox,
203 AJSTD 205 MAIN ST.
W. B. COBBETT. President.
A. HESS. Vic President.
J. H. BLACK. Secretary aed TroMUrer
Wholesale Grocer Company.
Nos. 233 and 235 North Main St., WICHITA, KAN.
On Chattel Mortgages and Oity Property,
Wichita Banking Co
Tender Feet Fitted.
3, O. DAVmeOK, PKXt' J. C. KNIGHT, Bccy. Vf. T. BABCOCK.lee Pre. THCS. E. K1TCH. Trta
Davidsoni InyestmentComp'ny
$5,000,000 Loaned In Southern Kansas. Money Always on Hand for
Improved Farm and City Loans.
Corrr N ilulh dtnjo c and Doogla Avenue. ) ITIUIIIIfl, Anliunu.
None ss Good for the Money.
Parlor Shoe Store,
Four Doors West or Manhattan Hotel.
C" Do not forgbt tha Place. .3
ireher Eleetrie Manufacturing Co.
No. 321 West Douglas Ave.
Manufacturers of and dealers In Batteries and Instruments,
Electric Motors, Electric Dells, annunciators, speaking tubes, phy
sicians batteries and instruments. Hotels and private residences
urnished with electric bells or speaking tubea A full line of eJec
ric supplies. Repairing of every description. Nlckle and silver
plating. First-class work work In every department at lowest pos
ible rates. Get our prices before giving out yonr work.
Spanish Cigar Parlor
Extra Fine Fruits.
Special Orders Taken,
104 N MAIN ST. 5-i lm
Geo. E. Campbell & Co.
Real Mate and Loan Agfa.
XzXe Collections and par uim for non-r&sl&eiiv.
No.ro ". Mln BC-Booa J. (dll tT) WICHITA. EA5
Contractor and Builder
Office and Shop 349 Main St.
bum fsr-'.bed oa doel notio. WICHITA. EJUS-
Lumber Dealers
Wichita, Kansas.
Wichita, iayfield- Wellington.
Harper, Attica, Garden Hain,
Antnonv.Arkansas City, n
dale and Haven.
COL. H. T. 8 UK
DIX & CO.,
Arkansas City, Kansas.
Have tbe best Investment property in
in Kansas.
Office Corner Summit and Fifth,
the most growing town
over 'Mattack's Store.
New Dry Goods!
Is now receiving a general assortment of New Dry Goods, Gents
Furnishing Goods, Eta, which he is offering at
And respectfully solicits the examination of purchasers generally
as he is prepared to offer special bargains. Also requests the atten
tion of merchants to his wholesale stock, which Is full in all
departments. diw
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