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Ben Brewer, of Augusta, was in the city
Mr. M. Phillips, Chicago, is in the city
ou business.
Mr. F. G. Smith Chicago is in the city
on business.
Mr. Henry Bennett, Topeka, was in the
city yesterday.
W. W. Thorpe, of Wellington, spent yes
terday in the city.
Mr. O. W. McEowen, Salt Lake, was in
the city last night.
Mr. S. McKee and family of Darlington,
L T., is at the Carey.
Mr. Stewart Hare, Enterprise, was in
the city last evening.
Mr. H. H. D ivey, New York, will be in
the city for a few days.
Mr. W. B. Humphrey, Lincoln, Neb.,
was in the city last night.
George W. Cox and wife, of Kingfisher,
Bpent yesterday in the oity.
Mayor Geo. W. Clement left last evening
for a day in Kansas City.
M. B. Parmley, of Dayton, 0., is in the
city looking after business.
Mr. T. B. Tobin, Kansas City, is in the
city looking after his dollars.
Mr. G. A. Osgood, Kingman, is in the
city looking up business friends.
A. W. Jewell, of Hutchinson, spent yes
terday in the city among friends.
F. A. Mormer, of Anthony, spent New
Year's in the city among friends.
Miss Alma Rogers, of WinGeld, is visit
ing her brother, Mr. W. S. Rogers.
Messrs. M. K. and M. L. Stever, Medi
cine Lo ige, are at the Manhattan.
Mr. C. W. Ebpicb, formerly with Mun
son Ac McNamara, spent New Year's in
the city.
Mr. A. M. Coffman, of Sioux City, la.,
arrived yesterday and is stopping at the
Mr. G. H. Baxter, of the Burlington,
was in the city yesterday with a calendar
that laps over them all.
Mr. O. M. Sherman left last evening for
Galveston to speud a fuw days attending
to some matteis of business.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Wallace have just
returned from New Mexico, where they
had n delightful time riding burros and
climbing mountains.
Mr. Gerald Valk returned yesterday
moniiiitr from a visit to Toueka. He
teemed te think Topeka was most too slow
for him ou New Yeer's day so he would
reach Wichita early in the morning.
Capt. John Carey arrived in the city
yesterday from California just in time to
make his New Year calls. He as evi
dently engaged in that pleasant occupa
tion when the reporter called to see him
One of the good resolutions incidental
to the new year is to get railroad passes
renewtd as soon as possible.
No. 636 was a lucky number yesterday
aud won the train of steam cars at Rom
ig's drug store on Oak street.
Our club gave auother of its enjoyable
dances last night at Beal's academy, being
the fifth of the series. About twenty cou
ples participated in the mazy.
The Misses Nannie Eubanks, Nina
Klepper and Ollio Hutchinson and Mr. D.
C. Muddy were callers yesterday and
made a tour of the Eagle plant.
Alderman Johnson received yesterday in
his room at the Carey. A large number of
callers were well entertained although
that game leg still keeps him in bed.
The police had a quiet time yesterday
and no drunks were reported. The only
arrests made were late in the evening of
two for an offense against public morals.
Mr. Ike Johnson, of 1013 North Jackson
street died yesterday morniuc at 8 o'clock
at his residence. Mr. Johnson is an old
stock mau and well known here and lately
returned here from the Panhandle. His
brother arrived yesterday evening from
Guthrie and had the remains shipped to
Salsbury, Mo., on the 9:15 train by the
Missouri Pacific
Chatain Shields, the wrestler, was in the
city yesterday, having been for some weeks
down in Wellington, working on the dam
across Slate creek for the water company.
He says the dam will be completed in a
few days, when he will be seen around
Wichita, his home, quite frequently. He
seems to think he enn put three points
down for auy man on earth.
SUCCESS to niir.
J M. Walden, who has been a very prom
inent and important factor for the pn&tfive
or six mouths in the upbuilding of our live
stock market, left on last evening's train
for Kansas Gity, where he ha united his.
business interests with the live stock
commission firm of Evans. Snyder, Buell
Co., and he will hereafter act as chief
cattle salesman for tht firm at the Kansas
City stock yards. Mr. Walden has made
many warm friends among the stock yards
people and shippers to this market, who
one and all regret to lose him. As the pres
ident of the Wichita Live Stock exchange,
he has proven himself a thorough and en
ergetic worker for Wichita, and he leaves
with a warm feeling for her people,
Many Pleasant Calls and Eoyal Emtertalnment
The Young Ladles Hake it Very Pleas
ant for Their Friends.
Although there were not aa many call
ers out yesterday as on former years, those
that did avail themselves of the opportu
nity were amply repaid. It was generally
agreed-amongst the youne men that there
was mora enjoyment, and that there was
more genuine interest manifested in the
custom this year than ever before.
A great many kept open house to a few
intimate fi lends, and made the cheer more
than compensate for the absence of for
mality and numbers. It is seldom that a
uonuay passes aiioraing more genuine
pleasure to the majorities than did
A number of young ladies foimed them
selves into a club for one object. Each
lady was to prepare a list of young gentle
men friends for the ensuing year
and these lists were to be compared
last evening. A revised list was to be
made up from these and to contain only
such names as appeared on every list, thus
giving any young lady of the club the
power to black-ball any young man by
omitting his name from her list. The
young ladies entered into a solemn com
pact to adopt the revised list regardless of
consequences, and ignore any gentleman
whatsoever whose name did not appear on
the revised list. This revised list will be
published as soon as the reporter can get
possession of it.
At the parsonage of the First M. E.
church, the pastor, Rov R. T. Savin, and
his wife received callers from 5 to 10 p. m.
Many, not only from his own church and
congregation, but also those with other
church affiliations, called upon this popu
lar minister and his estimable family.
Who could desire to see the custom of
New Year calling die out when such real
pleasure and good can be derived by its
At General Murray Myers' ye reporter
was welcomed by Miss Kate Junkerman,
and was ushered into the delightfully fur
nished parlor, where we were pleasantly
entertained by the hostess and the Misses
Bessie Dagner and Gertie Lauck. With
the cheerful glow of the reddening coals,
the brightly burning lights, the pictures
on the walls, with curtins drawn, with
flowers blooming as with the breath of
spring, and three bright and smiling young
girls flitting here and there, welcoming the
coming guests, we thought we were gaz
ing into a beautiful room of Paradise.
After merry greetings of ''Happy New
Year," we were invited to partake of re
freshments. The table shono gaily with
beautifully decorated china, and our young
hostess poured for us a cup of that "drink
for the gods," chocolate. After partaking
of the generous feast we returned to the
The beautiful Misses were in full dress.
Miss Bessie Dagner, cream albatros moire,
Miss Kate Junkeman, pink albatros with
black ribbons and trimmings, Miss Gertie
Lauck, cream plush and black velvet.
After spending a short time in pleasant
talk we bid our fair entertainers a final
happy New Year and passed on to seek
other scenes of gaity and see other smiling
At the beautiful home of W. T. Redman,
No. 1148 North Emporia, two of Wichita's
fairest juvenilis, Lilho Lewis and Cora
Lord entertained their young friends with
all the ease and cordiality of riper years.
Master Tommie Lord ushered the guests
from the sidewalk to the parlor, where
they were delighted by the sweet
piano solos rendered by Cora Lord. The
refreshments were arranged on a table in
the dining room and every guest was in
vited to partake of the precious viands and
fruits. They were neatly dressed and they
astonished their friends with the ease
and jjrnce displayed. A greeting to those
coming and a parting exhortation to those
letiring made each caller more happy.
The second place at which ye reporter
called was at the house of Mr. C. A. Van
Ness, No. 1205 North Lawrence avenue.
Master Earle Smith swung wide the door
and very gentlemanly bowed the callers
into the hallway where overcoats and hats
were laid, and then by the six affable and
winsome lassies conducted into the sunny
parlors whose bay windows were profuse
ly set with winter flowering plants, and
all appointments completing for the pleas
ure of the guests. The favors consisted of
a card on which were witten the following
names, adorned with a pea fowl feather
the hostesses of the delightful occasion:
Alice Van Ness, Mvrtle Sluss. Gertrude
Thomas, Sarah Foster, Daisy Nason and
Edith Mbffat. Each of these
young Misses wore a pretty
bouquet of flowers, carnations, Japanese
lilies, terns, hyacinths, and wreaths of
smilax were among the favorite selections
from Flora's best gifts. Refreshments
were served with all the delicacy of the
most skilled in the art. Through the
kindness of Mrs. VauNess, who assisted in
all the necessities of such an occasion, the
entertainment was a great success. The
callers will loug -remember the attention
they received.
We hastened along through the bright
est sunshine that ever blessed the land,
while "the New Year in his leaf less bowers
is waiting for the winter's snow," and at
1315 North Emporia avenue we ascended
the steps of one of the brightest palaces of
comfort that blesses our fair city. The
steps were palatial, doors were massive
and the interior was a revelation. Broad
winding stairs of the brightest oak led to
upper chamber where guests divested
themselves of overcoats and hats. This
room was furnished in style suitable to a
princess of America; carpets rich, rugs
fine, furniture elegant, the decorations
artistic, the result was comfort.
Descending to the parlor we were greet
ed with the spirit of Happy New Years by
the fair and accomplished hostess aud her
charming assistants. "Thoughtless of
beauty, they were beauty's self.
Wide folding doors, richly carved, open
ed from room to room. To our astonished
eyes it seemed that the whole world had
given forth her treasures for their decora
tions. The mighty oaks of our Atlantic
coast gave their ancient monarchs, the
wild animals of the forests of British
America yielded up their warmest furs for
rugs, the mines of California surrended
her hoarded gold for gilded frames, the
marts of Europe send her richest carpets,
and the tropics of both worlds contributed
their sweetest flowers. Gay festoons hung
from the candelabra gleaming with scores
of brightly burning lights. Antique
rockers and upholstered arm chairs and
sofas invited to rest and comfort. And
the effect of all these was heightened and
strengtheaed by the hearty greetiugs of
the fair ones who did so much to make
this day memorable and to perpetuate the
time honored custom of New Years calls.
We were invited out into the dinning
room to partake of a feast that would
have gladened the heart of any epicure.
The table was beautifully decorated with
fruits and flowers artistically arranged,
the side-boards were loaded with meats,
fruits, cakes and ice cream. Our fair
hostess and each of her charming assis
tants vied with each other in making each
guest feel that he was the honored one.
After refreshments each guest was pre
sented with a beautiful silk memento on
which was printed in gold letters the name
of the hostess and her assistants, and gen
tle fingers deftly fastened them to the
lapels of our coats, and when these I
1 mementoes
of 1S90 have been caref ollr I
laid away they will awake our memory of
this day in future year, and
"That memory shall brighten o'er the
As when the sun concealed
Behind some cloud that near us hangs,
Shines on a distant field."
The ladies appeared in full dress: Miss
Maude Pratt, white silk and lace; Miss
Hattie Hays, pink cashmere and black
silk; Miss Mary Young, French gray hen-
rietta, black ribbons and velvet; Miss Ida
Rudolph, black silk and lace; Miss Adelle
Rudolph, white brilliantine with more
The grandest and most elaborate recep
tion was tendered the members of the Y.
(M. C. A. by the ladies' auxiliary at the
home of Mrs. Geo. Knorr, 323 South Law
rence avenue. The house was beautifully
decorated with house plants, festoons of
princess pine, pots of flowering Japanese
lillies, pictures "and bouquets. The com
pany was very large. The parlors, halls
and dining room were filled the entire
evening. Strains of sweet music
and song Hilled the whole house
as groups stood about the piano
or duets or solo3 entertained the coming
and going crowds.
It would be difficult to conceive of a
more happy occasion or any entertainment
which the kind hearted ladies could have
provided. If the young men of Wichita
could not appreciate such loving kindness
displayed it would not be possible to
bring them within the benign influenceof
morality, church and Christianity.
The ladies of the auxilliary had provided
tables loaded with refreshments, merits,
turkey, bam, sandwiches, coffee, cakes
and fruits.
There was abundance and all the gentle
men callers enjoyed the occasion in the
highest possible degree.
The souvenirs were white satin ribon
inscribed "Greeting '90" and tie of gera
nium leaf indicating that the recipient
had "turned over a new leaf."
The following is a list of the ladies who
so nobly entertained their friends on this
Misses Gail Caldwell, Allie Love, Nina
Caldwell. Hattie .Weaver, Mary Caldwell,
Minnie Millison, Ella Hellar, Grace Love,
Mary Hellar, Jennie McClung, Mamie Mc
Cluug, Lucy Du Bois, Laura Casad, Ollie
Reese, Nellie Reese, Mabel Larimer, Lulu
A. Sherwood, Mrs. Martin Hellar, Mrs. F.
M. Hobbs, Mrs. John Coulter, Mrs. Jas. L.
Dyer. Mrs. Wm. Reese, Mrs. J. M. Black,
Mrs. R. P. "Murdock, Mrs. Hunter, Mrs. M.
L. Garver, Mrs. E. G. Clark.
The thanks of the ladies of the auxiliary
as also the members of the Y. M. C. A. arc
due to Mrs. George W. Knorr for the gen
erous use of her house aud the kindly re
ception tendered them.
Among the gentleman callera were the
following named persons: W. A. Crusin
berry, J. R. Stanley, F. A. Hibarger,
Francis McCormick, Ebrey Schuler, A.
Baird, Charles H. Koetsch, O. Ed Good
rich, F. L. Sparling, Chester S. Urban,
Rev. David Winters, M. Hellar, H. A.
Bliss, Will P. James, Charles R. Hamil
ton, Rev. R. T. Savin, R. P. Murdock,
Roland E. Murdock, Thomas J. Irwin,
C. G. Pierpont, E. A. Fiedler, W. G. Dean,
L EL Caldwell, J. E. Coulter Charles J.
Cali, Thomas E. Weaver, O. A. Keach,
W. A. H Troupe, James D. McEwens,
North Clark, H. S. McMichael, Mark
Slater, F. W. Lewis, J. W. Harris, John
Kelly, Lewis Rank, Orin Rank, J. S. Jen
nings, J. F. Clader, Selden L. Haynes,
Benjamin F. Root, J. F. Adams, E.
B. Walden, Henry Hatton, A. Richardson
C. E. Lukens. C. M. Jones. R. C. Deam.
George L. Pratt, J. T. Dorsey, J. M. Pol
lock, Harry Pollock, J. W. Morgan, E. J.
Foster, M. E. Crowell, Frank Bartholo
mew, Ed Selover, William Baird, J. H.
Forby, William Smith, John H. Smith,
Andrew A. Smith, James M. Gurley, T.
Forby, Nelson J. Shepherd, John Kanat
zer, T. P. Mackin, John M. Moore,
Chas. W. Greenwood, J. S. Barron, C. T.
Spencer, J. G. Willis, F. A. North, J. C.
South, TJ. P. Shull, Sherman Davis, S. D.
Lieurance, A. W. Sickner, R. W. Luttrell,
B. L. Keenan, Dean Gordon, T. W. Sar
gent, W. H. Raucb, Oscar A, DeLong,
Robt. J. Stevenson.
To ye reporter this has been afday of
surprises and of feasting. He felt it in
cumbent upon himself to see if the cook
ing club had good luck with their bread.
On ringing the bell at 1133 North Law
rence avenue the colored porter politely
invited us in and we ascended the steps of
a neatly carpeted stair to one of the most
tastefully furnished and neatly decorated
rooms we have ever seen. But wo were
anxious about that bread and did not tarry
long here but descended to the parlors.
Here we were met by the charming hostess
Miss Mignon Viele, who introduced us to
her lovely assistants. The parlors and
dining room were most tastefully decor
ated. Festoons of princes pine surround
ed the room and swung in gentle curves
from the center of the room to each corner
and to each wall. Windows were glowing
with flowers of every hue, their fragrance
exhaling on the air. Mantels were luxu
riant with green plants, blooming as in
the garden of Eden.
The table was a picture of perfection.
Fruits peeping forth from leaf and flower.
Bands of smilax adding lustre to the mel
low light of antique lamps. Brightest
flowers adding charms to the most dele
cate china and brightest silver. All these
were made more inviting oy a group of the
merriest and- most entertaining young la
dies that ever tempted mortal man to eat
food prepared by their own hands. That
bread was all right: we tried it. Wo ven
ture there has never been a supper given
in Wichita that surpassed this in the esti
timatiou of the quests. Salads,
coffee, cakes, angels' food nam
ed for those who make it,
salted almonds, pickles, in fact so many
things that one poor mind can not remem
ber them all, even if he did sample them.
"We ate, we drank, and in communion
We quaffed happiness and joy."
If success can give happiness this has in
deed been a happy New Year to the cook
ing club.
Miss Mamie Mead wore blue surrah
Miss Rea Woodman, black velvet Reman
stripe,Miss Bessie Rvder,whlte China silk,
natural flowers; Misa Mabel Clement, blue
albatros; Miss Carrie Savin, white hen
rietta; Miss Mignon Veile, black lace,
natural .flowers; Mrs. Fred L. Johnson,
white silk made directoire.
Rt. Rev. Bishop Hennessey favored the
Pro-Cathedral choir with a reception yes
terday morning aft the New Year services.
He bestowed praise for the good work
done by the singers during past ten
months against certain odds, well known
to himself and his priests. Some highly
amusing reminiscences were recalled by
him regarding his efforts to organize a
choir when stationed at the mining dis
trict of Iron Mountain, Ma, just after his
elevation to the sacred office. The visitors
were agreeably entertained, plans were
laid for future work, beat wishes were ex
changed, needed rebukes gently given, for
bearance requested of his reverence for
aught that may have been lacking in the
past, and all departed pleased and hope
ful and determined to give the musical
portion of the Catholic service aa appro
priate rendering during 1S30L The bishop
has just returned from a consecration at
SL. Paul and preached most eloquent ser-
mons on New Year' eve and morn.
A. Very Interesting Close of an Tateresttnr
Series of Entertajaaeafa at the J2m-
poria Avenue JSI.E. chorea.
A few months ago the young people of
South Emporia avenue M. E. church in
augurated a series of literary and musical
entertainments oneT fo be given every
other Wednesday evening for general
mental improvement and the. entertain
ment of the friends of the church. At the
second entertainment the house was filled
to overflowing, and so well pleased were
the ceople with the fine entertainment
given them, that the interest continued, or
even increased, to the end.
The ninth and ciosing entertainment of
this most successful series was given last
night. The managers made a signal effort
to make this, the closing entertainment,
the best of all, in which they were entirely
successful. The people anticipated this
and again filled the church to its utmost
After the usual devotional exercises the
program was opened with a comic recita
tion, well rendered by Master Oscar Green.
This was followed by music by Mill haubt's
orchestra, which was so delightful that
the audience would not be content with
less than three pieces from them during
the evening. Stock in this fine orchestra
went up to 219 per cent last night. This
band is composed of the following musi
cians: John Millhaubt, first violin and
leader; Albert Nix, second violin; Samuel
Dorsey, cornet; G. M. Brown, clarionet;
Richard Hartley, trombone; W. B. Bart
lefc), bass voil, and Jdiss Mary Brown,
Miss Lulu Dewey followed with a very
fine recitation, that was so well received
that she was recalled and gave the au
dience a very comical piece that taught
them how not to cut a rooster's head off,
and caused no little laughter.
Miss Minnie Dewey also recited a piece
that was among the best efforts
of the evening, and wa3 well
received. Something unusually good
was expected of these young ladies, from
the popujar reputation they have enjoyed
for some time as elocutionists, and they
carried off new laurels last night.
Miss Belle Waynick was a new candi
date for elocutionary honors, and right
well did she earn a high place in the esti
mation of that audience by the grand ren
dition of her fine piece. This young lady
is a teacher of elocution, and though she
has been in our city only a few monlhs,
she has a good class and already stands
high as an elocutionist.
Miss Amy Hays was among the elocu
tionary contestants and well maintained
her reputation as an elocutionist, for one
so young.
The piano duet by Miss Laura Nus3 and
Edna Kirkwood was very fine. The bass
solo by Charley Loveless, with the piano
accompaniment by Mrs. J. M. Monroe,
was well received.
The vocal duet by Mrs. C. H. Brooks
was one of the best musical productions of
the evening.
The cornet and saxiphone duet by
Claud Neff and Charley Loveless was so
good that they were recalled and treated
the audience to something still better.
The D. G. Quartett club sang two pieces
which were good. This olub is composed
of J. M, Townsend, first tenor; T. E.
Weaver, second tenor; E. E. Townsend,
first base; J. F. Miller, second base.
In this case it may well be said that the
best of the wine was kept till the last of
the feast, for the program concluded with
Mr. J. H. Purdy, the elocutionist, whose
rendition of two very comical pieces was
near the climax of the whole evening's en
tertainment. He was simply rich.
At the conclusion of the entertainment
Mr. D. Smythe, the attorney, offered a
resolution which was heartily adopted,
expressing the thanks of the Young Peo
ple's society of Emporia Avenue M. E.
church to the daily papers of the city for
their announcements of the series of en
tertainments, and especially to the Daily
Eagle for the liberal space it has devoted
to announcing and reporting these enter
tainments, and to all the ladies and gen
tlemenespecially outside of the church
who so kindly offered their services and
whose superior talent was so highly appre
ciated, and added so much to the interest
and success of their grand series of enter
tainments. A LOST TKDK.
Yesterday morning early a well known
citizen was rushing frantically through
the streets as if he wanted to secure the
earth in a minute. An investigation
brought out the fact that he had good
cause for alarm, although everything
turned out all right afterwards. Late the
Dreceding evening a friend of his, living
in the same house, was about to leave the
city and paid the transfer company to go
and get his trunk. Owing to a mistake of
the servant the transfer took the wrong
trunk to the union depot. When his
friend arrived at the depot, not seeing his
own trunk, supposed it would bo late and
went on, telegraphing back word yester
day to hold his luggage here.
In the meantime the first gentle
man's trunk was left standing on
the platform of the deot without a
claimant. Securing the services of officer
McNainara the transfer man was soon
found and the trunk located. He at once
went to the depot claimed his trunk and
proved ownership. He next unlocked it
and took out some papers and entrusted
the trunk and the balance of the contents
to the transfer company to be returned. In
spite of the holiday it was not more than
half an hour before he had a bank official
out of bed and his papers safely deposited
in the vaults of the bank. He will now
defer committing suicide.
On last Saturday evening a large com
pany of the young people representing the
society and friends at Minnehaha Center
and Fidelity came from five to eight miles
to the M. E. parsonage on College hill,
bringing with them donations of money,
produce, feed, poultry, and subscriptions
of more to follow, and with their hearty
good cheer made the evening pass all the
more pleasantly because the surprise was
complete, and the Kansas zephyrs made
music without. And again on 2ew Year's
eve there came more than thirty of the
College hill friends, with no note of warn
ing, and the parsonage was theirs.
After a social reunion, such as these
good people know how to enjoy, thedox
ology was sung and they departed, carry
ing with them the benediction of grateful
hearts, and leaving behind them many
good things with which to cheer our way
as we go forth upon the journey that leads
to the home where the evening shadows
fall not and the years are no more.
D. W. Phillips,
SrsAN E. Pan .tits.
Oriana, record 2J27 1-4, bay mare by Bed
Wilkes, dam by Bourboa Chief, foaled a
sorrel colt, by Ashland Wilkes, 252, yes
terday. The wonderful part of this is
that Orisaa trotted ia the 2:28 tzake race
at Kansas City September 27th, and was
timed separate! in 23 &-4, and niaety-foar
days after foals a fine filly, which up to this
hour Is doing as well as any colt eftt foal
ed on the farm. Mr. Toler says he iv wil
ling to make a small guess that the colt
will make somewhat of a record in due
Just after dinner yesterday a number of
gentlemen were sitting in the office of the
Hotel Carey when a walk was proposed by
one of the party. The idea was discounten
anced by the majority in a minute on the
grounds of having eaten too much dinner.
This led to a discussion of how their
friends were faring for dinner, when one
gentleman produced a letter and read the
following extract: "Your uncle and aunt
will dine with us on New Years, and we
regret exceedingly that you are compelled
to be away from home. More especially
in the far west where they can't possibly
set a very tempting table. Remembering
your weakness for a good dinner we feel
for you." Now, said he, I am sorry I had
a good dinner and I do not deserve that
sympathy. Another proposed to send a
bill of fare to several of his friends who
would be solicitous about his wellfare,
but there were enough menu
cards to go round. The first
speaker then suggested the Eagle be re
quested to publish it and that motion pre
vailed unanimously.
Saddle Rock Oysters on Ice.
Green Turtle. Consomme au Riz.
Fresh Mackerel Broiled a la Matre de
Celery, Horseradish, Gherkins, Olives, j
Wichita Capon and Tongue Oyster Sauce.
Hors d'Oeuvre.
Boned Turkev aux Troubles.
Boned Pheasant, Aspic Jelly.
Fresh Lobsters with Mayonaise.
Chicken Salad. Potato Salad.
Sirloin of Wichita Prime Beef, au Jus.
Roulade ot Veal, Sauce Tomato.
Wild Turkey Stuffed with Hickory Nuts.
Domestic Duck with Potato Dressing.
Broiled venison steak with jelly sauce,
Quail larded a la Diplomate,
Rabbit Santee a la Chasseur,
Creamed oysters on toast a la American,
Orange fritters au Cognac
Mallard duck game sauce,
Prairie chichen currant jelly.
Teal duck with grape jelly.
Creamed potatoes, Hubbard squash,
Boiled potatoes, Fried parsnips.
Hulled corn, German slaw.
French pea9. Baked sweet potatoes,
Mince Pie, Home Made. Sliced Apple Pie.
Cream Meringue Fie.
Boiled National Plum Pudding, Hard and
Wine Sauce.
Bon Ton Pudding, White Silver Sauce,
White Mountain Gems. Walnut Candy.
Pistasemo Ice Cream.
Black Fruit Cake. Mixed Fancy Cakes.
Oranges. Layer Raisins. Bananas
Young American Cheese.
Crackers. Assorted Nuts.
Coffee. Tea. Milk,
The degree of Honor gave one of their
enjoyable entertainments last'nicht at the
A. O. TJ. W. hall and their guests were
legion. These entertatnments are famous
throughout tho city and as soon as one is
announced everybody flocks to the com
mittee for invitations. The hall was so
full that dancing was impracticable for a
part of the evening, but all seemed to en
joy themselves nevertheless. Although
the number in attendance fur exceeded an
ticipation the ladies were fully equal to
the emergency and managed to set an ele
gant supper for all and still have twelve
baskets of fragments left. Soon after
supper the hall became clear enough for
dancing and nearly everyone participated.
In the anteroom were several yery pleas
ant card parties. There was a variety of
amusements and pastimes, and when it
got near going home time, everybody
hated to go. This was pronounced by all
present to be the most successful and
pleasant social of the season. The ladies
of the degree of Honor earned the compli
ments that were showered upon them from
all directions.
Grau's Opera company presented "The
Brigands" last night at tho Crawford
Grand to a full house. The company is a
large one and the piece is cast with great
care. The comedy parts are not so very
fat but the comedians manage to keep the
house in a constant titter. The topical
songs always go, and last night was no
exception. The audience was pleased with
the performance generally, and greeted
the principals with generous applause.
The choruses did credit to the careful
training of the lady musical director.
This afternoon "Viririnia" will be given
for a matinee, and the company will close
this eveninz in "Amorita," with a full
The "Chip O' the Old Block" wttl be
given at the Crawford Grand on Saturday,
matinee and evening.
"Chip O' the Old Block," was put on the
stage for the first time in Sacramento at
the Clunie opera house. We have bad so
much of the light comedies of late that th
public has been pretty thoroughly satiated
with them, but "Chip O' the Old Block"
possesses so many pleasing features wholly
its own that it rises above the level of the
fantastic creations referred to. It brims
0Tr with light and sparkling eongs, and
the music is freh and jingling. A plot is
interwoven iu the fabric of the play, and
the dramatic dialogues maxe the comedy
parts all the more acceptable. Scott and
Mills, the leading comedians understand
their business thoroughly and possess that
quality which takes so well with an aud
ience a natural way ot making every
thing they do seem so comical. Takinfl it
all the way through tho company is un
usually good and the play i3 worth going
to see. "Ex.
teck's bad bot.
"Peck's Bad Boy" will open at the
Crawford Grand for one night only on
next Tnesday evening.
"Peck's Bad Boy" is a michlevous "ens"
and is a person who illustrates the fact
that a boy can be mighty mlschievious
and have a good time generally, without
being vicious. The hero is "bad" clear
through. In a certain way, but he is good
humored and kind-hearted, and his bad
ness is simply the result of high spirit,
which means that he Is jcot bad at all,
simply playfuL Mr. Atkinson's comasay
comes greatly Improved this year.
NO. 0.
We have been asked by the post to taka
charge of tables and solicit for eatables for
the supper gives by them after public in
stallation of post and corps ca the evening
of January 7th The committee decided
not to solicit by calling oa each eae as
usual, but to request you all through the
papers to come with well filled baskets aad
join with ths comrades la having a rral
ffood old fashioned camp fire. We exieod
a hearty invitation to all old soldiers and
families la the county, whether cumbers
of post or cot. Come and brisg your bas
kets and join ns. Everything free. Ccme
one, come alL Yon. will receive a harty
welcome from posiaod corps, bar lots of
fan aad lots of pork and beans.
Bj order of committee.
2S. SIX-IK CCSCSUS, Chsirmax.
lt4lS-l3 -d
We will prepare ourselves to
Of our stock, and while getting ready for tills, from now
until the 25tn of January, when we begin, we propose
In all departments than ever before. Everything carried
in our stock will be off ered at
This means juat what it saya
It Will Pay You to Examine
And find out what we will da
CASH HENllRSON. 1S2 North Main Street
music box yroy.
The drawing for tho music box took place
at Hettinger's last night and Mamie Def
fenderfer, of Kentucky, won it by proxy
on a throw of thirty-two out of a possible
fifty-four. On the first round there were
three ties of thirty-eight and these throe
threw off with the above result. The
drawing lasted about an hour and caused
considerable amusement.
The drawing for twenty-five oil paint
ings at the Monarch billiard parlor loat
evening was attended by n large crowd
and several thousand tickets present in
the hands of those interested. The "stubs"
in the bag and thoroughly shaken up. a
boy lifted out the required number of
tickets with the following result:
First prize, 7620; 2, 71G9; 3, 1039; 4, 7713;
5, 5S0O; 6, 9274: 7, 4015; 8, 2050; 9, 9433; 10,
9413; 11, 2714; 12, 900S; 13. 6273; 14, 1224; 15.
4750; 16, 8245; 17. 8298; 18. 4746; 19, S227, 20,
4221; 21, 8992; 22, 7157; 23, 8524; 24, 7559, 25,
The second prize was won by Mr. How
ard Davis and the thirteenth by Mr. L. M,
A gold watch was raffled off and forty
two was the winner thrown by Mr. John
Arbrogast. He supplied his rivals with
cigars of a good quality.
Miss Cora Frauklyn entertained a num
ber of her friends at her home on South
Hydraulic avenue last night. The evening
was spent in playing games and after
which refreshments were served. Thoss
present were: Cora Alexander, Ella Fin
ley, Jennie Haya, Grace Chesloy, Cora
Shaw, Jennie Brozcy; Mr. Charlie Garnett,
Charley Mead, Carl Wilkie. Ollie Finley,
Silas Andrews, Will St. Clair. Tho even
ing was passed very phasantly and every
body had a splendid time.
Tho management of the Hotel Metropole
changed hands yesterday to Casebeer 9t
Dean. Mr. J. E. Casebeer comes from Cin
cinnati, where for some years he has been
engaged iu the hotel business, and has
spent twenty years at It, mostly in the
state of Ohio. Some weeks ago he cams
to Kansas, and ha found 820 acres of land
near Udall, in Cowley county, that suited
his eye, and ho thought that good enough
to let someone else handle it mostly and ho
would get into his favorite business in
Wichita. The arrangement was made
with Colonel Stewart, and yesterday the
lease U a term of years with Casebeer &
Dean went into effect.
Mr. Dean is well known in Wichita and
to the traveling public in the west, and is
known as a ost efficient hotel man. It is
proposed to spend considerable money dec
orating office and dining room and in add
ing conveniences iu many particulars,
which to those of the present will make it
one of the most' aristocratic hotels of tho
state. The new proprietors taking charge
yesterday made themselves known quite
forcibly at the New Year's dinner Many
of the guests are young men in the city,
with parents" and relatives and friends
east, and have received many letters of late
wishing they could be home during the
holidays, for table enjoyment especially.
As a sample of the specimen of starvation
the following is given:
New Yort CoDlf. ShAT4 CbbA.
Consomuva Pttlf. CMoken, k U Purtttc&lfi.
Queec Olires. LtUuee.fla K70fiU CcUr?.
pliiicb, wttb Enpllf h Eacoa.
WefctphAlU Huo, Chara ?& 6bc.
Philadelphia C&poa, Lctaoc Saoce.
PrXm4 Roma cf BaL aa Jqi.
Domettfo U)Ck, Appls Saco
Yoacs fteaat Torfr, 6wffcJ lth
fiu Herb, crtaberrr so.
TJir-l'ond OYitam.
Dibit: S nu, la Maltrs ti'Itttel.
Chlckea Pi, a la Prtncroe,
Aj)tp Frltiers, Wids Ssact.
Roman Fasci.
Bil Oponm. 6we-t Pottc.
Cutlets of Yencc lUbbii. FtUiUrrltai Style.
Yc&lMa 5te!t. Currtat Jelly.
CotleU ot Qa&u, a la Prlr3nx.
Eo.Jl Potato. Meh4 potai&t.
rreoch ft!l Pwui. IU4 fct
New Year Padding:. Briod? &.ue.
Qaes ofPu&llcjr.
3U2C PI. Sliced Appls Pic FreecB Cria Pie.
fepi&lt! Ice Cake. .Acrtr Ca.
Azxzlca Cbtvit, V'xut Cntttr &wt Cbee.
frsit in buoa. xix&. srnu
The regular business meeting cf the Y.
W. C. A. will be held at the rooms Satur
day, January 4, at 3 p. m. sharp. At 30
p. m. a general meeting, for ifc- clectios ot
officers will bo held. All S!bers of the
association urgently requested t b pres
ent. MAJtlH E. PH2LTS, Sec
Ths board of directors of the Children's
Home will hold their regular saeetiac for
January today at 2 p. m. at the hems, Ui
Pennsylvania avenue. It is esfcia!iy de
sired that every member of ths fiaascs
and building committees b pretest.
Mas. R J. Fost, Pre.
Ies J. J. Stoszr, Sec
Xfc 0Txier JKaa Xirm f ! Wrk mmA
BestM ys-Oe-ssUfl
eTbri:goeagaiB,rrid &&
tor ssas, as a raairxcly k5rff vosus of
aboct 4 asd a girl ef IS g&t ectef thscar
aad te reporter stfppad Is. "IasJrppoid
to U s rsfsar bsa&sx dtctsry of ti
wkek city sssd .to ksow xfc cmptAOHLe of
very teeter, dsatl, Bscr, msds Seaciv
er, asd every fe cet ts as o is
tolHrnViif ?) e-rery day svtk scy a4
vks as U wkfefe feackir r wfckh deder to
paarw&v, as4 to thl&k 1 wf&mfU
sdd if IAwtt'i ftva item s t iafr-
EBAtJo tiJ WKE5.
"I did at t at co tsase '"V-s I wm
yocsjrar, fc 441 "Ass old sroca g
ia and wactd to fcwrw ik W desii Sa 9fe
bsJMiag. AfHs4 m4 td jpi, talus
aa o&c on. ta thirc iesar, sxd I mmtimr vp
tehha. SfeWfetTfsay kSs4 sjC
sce te&tt, it stmsi, a&L b fcert W
atfrtii) fSMCteg9sS2sg.it &. &
went to tne janitor ana waad" mi dk
charged for pointing out the ofice. 8tae
then I don's knovr anything about the tea
ants except when their offlcea axe, althsogk,
as I raid, people am continually askisg 3 to
tell them of the best person to do what tbej
wont done."
"Do you pass BoyWton ttreetr at this ssc
ment asked a dapper youcg man who bad
just entered tho car.
The elevator mau smiled in hit tired way,
but answered aot.
"When I first csnie here I tried to keep
count of the number ot times that style e(
joke was sprung on me," he said, after tka
young mau had got off, "but I found I was
catching it about seven times a day, and X
got discouraged. I wish, aa a favor to a,
you would tell th public thai that ts rttj
fnany, of course; bat souMtteses I f eel as If
it is being overworked overdone a little,
you know. Will your
The reporter promised he would, and tk
man uxid he felt better. Then he began
"And while you are about it, why woa'ti
you ask people Jookto be In such an all-fired
hurry to get on aa elevator until tho peopl
that have ridden down hav got out. Wo
men are the worst at that, but ne men an a
pretty closo second. They pile right ia as
scoa as the door is opened aad buck up
against people that ore trying to get out, at
if they thought tho car bad been chartrd
for tho day and they were being cheated oat
of their rights. I am pretty good Matured, m
a rulo, but rcmetitses I wast to hit a few
people with a baseball bat"
"You grow cynical," remarked the report
"Well, I guess you would. Bom wom
affect my nerves vary seriously. Every day
or two I have a party of womoa corse ia to
gether. Half of thm get right late the ele
vator and the rest stay outside a&d declare
that thoy don't daro to ride iu the old thing
that it males them seasick, or they're afraid
it will hrnak or coinathing. Pfcally all bat
one will bo coaxed to, and she will walk up
stairs. When tbny get ready to go down, tai
one vrho walked almcxt invariably rhj?
down. Queer critters, ain't thoyf
Tho reporter had been riding up asd dowa
during this conversation, and the elvafer
wm now at tho top of the ballsing.
"What would happen to tu If this tfelsg
should give way!" asked a passenger.
The elevator man looked pusxUd. 11$
seemed to i thinking hard. Then he a
bhtil his questioner
"Wo would drop," he wild Bottoa Glob,
RrgBrtl for th 2lt& of Thlsgs.
RtirnJist (who has paid $1 to a strMt
peddler for a ton-cent chain) Police!
Peddler What do you want now?
Rur&llVt I want Iho kind of watch
this chain deserves. Jeweler's Wttklj
Cold Waves
.Are predicted wjta rIUit ccst7. ana ?!
lib!atotlip!snan4 cb or otimfcllm 2lp4
YTjr chacca to damp or storRtr wUlr. AU
though wo dj not claim Hood't erap4fllU. to to
IWirepdfleiorr!ttiKiUm. th rauukU
circa it Ux 'tlecul tbow taat tt mT t tales
for rtaamallain wilft seaaouabl crtalBtr t
brcrHS. IU action In neutralls's lb acltttjr
ot iif blooJ. trfcicb tht canto of rtoratsaJMMg.
ocnBl lit cm ot tt 3oas.. ? Hopf's
JarrrU!a In cirtoif ifc ouap!c!nt, tf 793 99U
from rheamaX(Qi bIb Hood'a bratrtUa a fair
trial, vr 1Ht it l!t car yon,
"l uTf4 a lone tivu with rbTiraai4JO fa sty
Wt arm and aionVirt. my blood Wtsz la a rtff
low confelUoo. I rii!l(M it au nw't tr
asrllU, aad I 414 to with great rwrvt. Mam
IfcATefca UJtJ bAT&tVt) trosMS rt
rh"urn ultra aad er Uood Is lo a Wiwr coalitCe."
Mas M-MorxT an Xora&4 artcca. ifrwikJra,
:, r.
Hood's Sarsaparilla
5Jdb7Udrr?Ju. $h alxforfi Ft &rf1 !
brcu noon & co .. Apticrt, iMn. xm.
100 Doses One Dollar
Well, fer tfc iasd o iai
llvSa, whre bev I Ma all
islaere Ujaayway. JfoH
hr. it It m-, fist think
os'V. will jnu Why. wiw
I tropchd, Jt war,
os the past, aa' icU tfc
rneay lost cpportoonltf fr
ocin good, as f& est
1dr my fur cdvic4
in life, Ula bos hrei fa
ut trj '"its r tsm
y?s as' tea (tho they UU
m I ds't lok Mtsr'&baU
or IlL lam jjterrrtlfi
ed with rca-rtt. llruHm
Tar, i Lev this conao'sla sought to isr
sue gestly or to tide st this wtirrt.
nan, I h-r alkrs stood up slrf skt
quart tod fcr say es town, ;. pr
my beat foot forward Ur w;eiUttMf
abidln friestfl, W S. L2teit&8, m
the "Gcaa srroorry" at VJ Kat Oak trtit
WJsblta, Ksaaas. aa' If I h9d nrw
sow? yea agio, I wast Urx oa rew4
Mac' tsstiMsg pfcllaMfcreelti, kq' U9
ysm this aari&z AJlr h y tt fct to4a.
fr they ar the eswt, aa' ur, g JUris
stcs Mils ttat kisd, Wihta2.3rr.-4
arypaavsrykappy Ktw Yw, Ircaula
years lt9sijt
for tlurr fctrta ia tat i rsaSW
Thm' ostr politic fr , We rt&
saak tsiss Jls is met 4 v , X
c!&Sg set, u r?isg est f hew! . X
kicklsg; hml lutrd Urn. Xm utf0x
aboat shfcsa th tew," Wi te
wc14 pr&babir go ems to hrr nUt -tloy
a tfe rails? asart of ske ssrwtt se -west
jf we did g9, bat Als't !, &
ihtre. list will &tca a Ji ?
ehce Jr&ts ear 4-o?4 of ftt f
urt thisjt a-srfclrtisrllv srvw.
Fall Ix, iit iJr asd asarcfc ta tk Cb
Gtocetj, TW t Oak 4rt l 5TJ
gxte far jcttrsif a tk fcst Us s
hy yo-tir KrsoerJ. W trs w asy j
csrsstitsits jkxrw of yosr fLrriim.
Y9r er tr.
3t W,3S.LtTIsWa.
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