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Blent with itrifc.
Hake up life.
But how little
Need wc care
Here to bear,
We majr rest,
With the blest ones
WELCOME LITTLE STRANGER.
BY A DISPLACED TOREE-YEAK OLD.
Aluzzer bought a baby,
Pink I most could put him ,
The following arc rules for ascer
taining the number of plants or trees
required for one acre of land, which
contains 43,500 square feet :
Multiply the distance in feet between
the rows by the distance the plants are
apart iR the? row, .and. their- product
will be the hamMr f squarc-fect-'for
each plant, which, divided into the
number of feet in an acre, will show
how many plants the acre will contain,
Blackberries, etc., 7 feet by 5-36, (43,
520) 1,256 plants. Apples 80 feet by
39-100 (43,560) 48 trees. And so on for
any distance that may be desired to
A handsome young gentleman walk
ed into the Adams express office the
other day and -desired lo express a
package of lettcrrto aiady to '"whom
he desired to return them. " ""What are
they; worth?" asked the clerk, who in
making out his accounts desired to
know what was the risk. The young
gentleman hesitated a moment, then
clearing his throat from a slight huski
ness'rcpliecV Well, I can't Bay exact
ly, but a few weeks ago I thought they
were worth about four hundred thou
S T O IF I
Wholesale and Betall
"Just come down from heaven,"
Doctor told anuzzer
Great big awful lie ;
Xose an't out or joint, zen,
Tat an't why I cry,
Momma stays up bedroom
Guess he makes her sick ;
Frow him in the gutter,
If I can, right quick.
Cuddle him and love him !
Call him VBressed sing!"
Don't care if y kite an't
Got a bit of string:
Send mc off with Biddy
Every "ingle day,
"Be a good boy, Charle v ;
Run away and play."
"Sink I ought to love him !"
No, I won't ; so zcre !
Nassy, crying baby,
I lore to hear the rumbling of the
steam power press, better than the
rattle and roar of artillery. It is si
lently attacking and vanquishing the
Malakoffs of vice and Redans of evil,
and its parallels and approaches cannot
be raised. J like to near the click of
type in the composing -stick, better
than the click of the musket in the
hand of the soldier. It bears a leaden
messenger of deadlier power of surer
aim, which will hit its mark, though
a thousand years away ! Chapin.
W, A,, TrHOMAg CO.,
No. 125 Main St., Wichita, 'Kan.,
GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS!
TODD 5c BOTAi,
Wholesale and Detail Dealers la
&B0CEBXES, PROVISIONS, ' FL0UE,
AND AIjU KINDS OF " -
Country Produce aid Agricultanl Implements,
NO. .34 MAIN STREET,
, ri :u- x.-L. Unbelt.
Got all my nice kisses.
Got my place in bed ;
Mean to talce my drumstick
And crack Ma on the head:
Valuable Agricultural Tables.
Not the least valuable to farmers,
gardeners and fruit-growers are good
agricultural tables. Much time, care
and anxiety arc avoided if they are in
a handy place, and can be readily found
and used in time of need. They arc
particularly useful in the planting and
harvesting season :
AVERAGE QUANTITY OK VEGETABLE SEED
Dwarf beans.. s 1 bushels
Early pea ,
Marrowfat peas "
Beets 4to5 pounds
Onions 5to6 "
Carrots t 2to3 "
Potatoes (cut tubers) 10 bushels
Tai-snips 4to6 pounds
Kadish 6to8 "
ltuUBaga..... 1 to 1J "
Turnip ltolj "
Pole beans lOto 12 quarts
Corn 8to 10 "
Cucumbers 1 to 2 pounds
Musk melon ljo 3 "
"Watermelon 4to 5 "
Pampkln. oto 6 "
Squash .. 4to 5 "
QUANTITY OF HEED KEQUIBED FOK A GIVEN
NUMBEK OF HILLS.
Pole beans to 100 bills 1 quart
Corn to200 " 1 "
Cucumber..., to 150 " Jounce
Watermelon. 40 to 60 ' 1 "
Pumpkin 70 to 80 " 1 "
Squash 50 to 80 " 1 "
ONE OUNCE OF SEED WILL TttODUCK OF
Asparagus about 500 plants
Brocoli 3,000 "
Cabbage ; 3,000 "
Cartoons .- .- 500 "
Cauliflower 3,000 "
Celery ; 4,000 "
Egg plant;-, .v.; r. ;..;....,...,.,.. 3,000; A"
Eudive.... 4,000 "
Kale 3,000 "
Lettuce 4,000 "
Lcek-.i :..::.. 3,000 '
Pepper;.'. ..........'.: 3,000 "
Tomato 3,000 "
QUANTITY OF SEED USUALLY SOWN TO AN
Blue grass and red top 2
Orchard grass., 2
Timothy - J
Corn in drills 3
Corn, broadcast fodder ,... 4
Broom corn'. J
Clover, white 4 quarts or 6 to 10 pounds
Clover, red 8 quarts
- WEIGHT OF GRAIN AND VEGETABLES.
The following is the standard in
Barley, per bush 48
Beans, per bush "62
Buckwheat, per bush 48
Clover, per bush CO
Com, per bush,.,- 58
Flax, per-bush -.;.;. ....-....- - 50
Grass, blue, per bush 14
Grass, orchard, per bush 14
Grass, red top, per bush 8 to 10
Grass, rye, per bush 16 to 22
"Now, children," ald a Sunday-school
gentleman visitor, who had been talk
ing to the scholars about "good" peo
ple and "bad" people "now, children,
when I am walking in the street, I
speak to some persons I meet, and I
don't speak to others ; and what's the
reason t" He expected the reply
would be, "because some arc good and
others bad," but, to his discomfiture,
the general shout war, -"because some
arc rich and others are poor!"
Having Just received a large and well selected
stock of Groceries from the East, we are able to
England is about to make a new ex
periment in clothing her military
forces. Twenty thousand men are to
be clothed in scarlet tunics and blue
trousers instead of the brickdust tun
ics and oxford gray trousers now in
use, and the button is to be of one uni
form pattern, bearing the royal arms
upon it instead of a regimental device.
If the experiment is found to answer,
the whole army will be clothed in a
if ti. . ic','1.')'
We have on hand a fine stock of
Bought In the best market, which we will seU at
the lowest llgnres ! The stock consists In part of
A sarcastic Ohio editor notices that
"last evening the beautiful daughter
of Mr. LoveputT, the accomplished and
gentlemanly wagon-maker of this vi
cinity, was united in wedlock to Geo.
Bccrstat, the talented artist- whose
landscapes arc upon the dashboard of
every buggy ever turned out of his
father-in law's shop, and who at strip
ing carriage-wheels has no peer living
since Rubens died."
A lady writing from Florence says
that Hart, the Kentucky sculpter is
engaged upon "the most beautiful fe
male figure the world has ever seen,"
and that it will require many years to
complete the work. "You know,,my
dear friend," said Hart, "it takes even
the Almighty nineteen years to make a
A man on being told by a generous
farmer that he would give him a bar
rel of cider, asked lnm if he would
bring it to his house. "Certainly,"
replied the farmer, "with pleasure."
''Well," said the grateful recipient,
"what will you pay nic for the barrel
when the cider is gone ?"
. HONEY,, ,,,.... ,
CANDIES, ' ,f ',? K
NUTS, TOBACCO, CIGARS, &c,
And in fact everything to be found in
first class house.
- it FLOUR,
? vc?6anned FRUITS, v
NEW YORK STORE!
Grass, timothy, per bush.
Hemp, per bush
Mfflsl, per Tugh
Oats, per bush. T
Peas, per bush
Rape, per bush
Bye, per bush
Wheat, per bush
Potatoes, per bush
Carrots, per bush
Cucumber, per bush.. ..
Onions, per bush
Pander, per bush
Pumpkin, per bush
Sweet corn, per bush
Spinach, round, per bush.
There are several exceptions to this
rule in other states. Wheat is 60
pounds to the bushel in all tho states
except Connecticut, where it is 66
pounds. Corn is 56 in nearly all, but
68 in New York. Clover seed is most
Iv 60, but 64 in Ohio, and New Jersey.
Beans are mostly 60, but arc 62 in New
York and 56 in Ohio.
Dried peaches, per hush 28 to 33
Dried apples, per bush 22 to 18
DISTANCE FOR PLANTING TREES, ETC:
Apples, standard , 25 to 33
Apples, dwarf. 5to 5
Pear, standard 20
Pear, dwarf. 8tol0
Peaches, headed back 12 to 20
Cherries, standard 20
Cherries, dwarf. 8 to 10
Plum, standard (apricot & nectarines) 12 to 18
Plum, dwarf. 8tol0
Quinces 10 to 15
Grapes, in rows 6 to 8 feet apart, plants 8 to 10
Gooseberries and currants, each way. 4
Raspberries, rows 5 to 6 feet apart,
plants ......r 4to 5
Blackberries, rows 7 to 8 feet apart,
plant 6to 6
Strawberries, 1 to 2 feet In row, rows
apart 2to 3
Rhubarb,, each way, , 2,
Aoparagtis, 8 inches to foot la rows,
rows apart 1 to 2
For the above distance the following
uumber of plants will be required per
1 by 1 43,500
Uby 1 19,360
2 by 2J 670
4 bv 1 10,800
4 by 4 ....4 2,722
5 by 5 ..,.: 204
5 by 4 1,742
6 by 3 2,240
6 by. 4 1,806
7 by 4 .....; 2,075
7 by B 1,240
7 by 7 8
8 by '4 4 ..v 1,891
8 by 7 670
9 by 4 1,110
9 by 8 807
9 by 8 605
11 by 11 160
U by II .;.... i 267
15 by 15 :...'. 196
17 by 17 150
19 by 17 120
24 by 24 76
27 by 27
by 95 96
3 by M i
40 by 27
sol. u. Koiut. xonnis aonx.
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TIMS IS MONEY!
Lose no time in calling and examining our
stock and prices.
Best grades of Flour constantly on hand.
W. A. THOMAS & CO.,
1-ly Wichita, Kansas'.
OAK HALL CLOTKINC.
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SOL. H. KOHN & BROTHER,
Wholesale and KcUil Dealers in
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Sown! Down Go the Prioe on Clothing!
THE LARGEST STOCK IN SOUTH
WESTERN KANSAS CHEAP
ER THAN EVER I '
No. 1 Business Suit for $12.00!
f - SUGARS,
:&;c;.V,"C; -:'QATS;1' m: '-- -rxt
WOODEN & WILLOW WARE,
All of which we will sell very low. Call and ex
amine our goods and prices.
J3Goods delivered to any part of the city free
of. charge. i-iy
j. e. :p:r,ic:e & oo.,
Betall Dealers In
1IATS,- ' '! - ' ' '
NO. 49 MAIN STREET,
S. A. STURGIS,
QUEENS WARE FRUITS, ETC
A large and fresh stock always kept at the lowest
Two Doors from National Bank.
No. 30 South Main Street,
GEORGE SHLICHTER & CO.,
, , Dealers in
EC .A. IR, X) lAEE,
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CUTLERY, ; ' - "-
GUNS, v? .-'.:' "
PISTOLS, , .. J-
A large stock of
BLACKSMITH TOOLS,' -'-.... '
CARPENTER TOOLS,' "'" "'
' ' NAELS;- -.
i -SAFES,- - '
, .,.. r 'r .1 ! ' .COUNTER and
..: . '".. PLATFORM
General Agents for
PLOWS, STUDEBAKER WAG-
. ONS, 3ILLBURN WAGONS,
Jtffc&TnST, -ETZTTtVJO& &C6;,
REAL ESTATE AND; INSURANCE;- AtrEN.CY!
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MAIN STREET, WICHITA,
BOOKSELLER AND STATIONER,
Keeps constantly on hand a foil line of
WALL PAPER, .
.lTlH!-,y ? UtM n"rCMw and peri
odicals. . Y. Idr. x 52.vi r i
rtaak 2aUt', Harper's VtiIbc. CaUxr',
Scrthoer'J 3f agaxiue,
;r Wcs"iLaycj3a.-large'ialist'''6f -' '
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DESIB JL -B L E Xj JL 1ST D S !
BOTH IMPROVED AND UNIMPROVED.
v- -is -
EOUSI FDSSISHING GOODS, ITCL
Ecvjbvf, OotMtf, "J oil tid4 of Jd- Wvrt
Jom tt Onltr.
NO. 25 MAIN STREET, i.
WICIUTA, KANSAS. f .
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We personally' examine 'and select lands for parties' from a distance:
UIP-BOV'XB- AND. UN.IJCPBOyir.TOWN PBOPIBTY!
Tinware manufactured to order. Wholesale
bills filled at St. Louis prices, irith freight added.
SHLICHTER & CO.
IMPORTED ENGLISH HOSE 25
CENTS A PAIR. , DOMESTIC
COTTON SOCKS 75 CTS.
PER DOZEN. '
A siiecialtr.made in. .
'.'?.-; r? 'f, 'BOOTS and .
f tfN i;r !;'v iVl. '
The largest stock of Ckieago castom-Bade Boots
and Shoes, warranted never to rip, sold: very
A LABGE STOCK OF
HLA.TS JL3STD OAJPS
Cheaper than JScr.
trOpttodinMt be seen to be appreciated.
VM Mtt IK
(In the old roitofflcc Building;
MAI STREET, AHCniTA, KANSAS,
Where you will And Rochester Flower Seed,
from Ave to ten cents per iper; VrjrtUble Seeds
by the paper or pounl: Early Pea mod Beaiu bv
the quart; Clover and Timothy Seed by the pound
or bushel. Also Implements of all kinds.
FRUIT AM) ORSASIESTAL TREES,
tmi also furnish
AITLE, rEAB AND FLUMB TB9, GRAPE
VIXES, GOOSEBEUKT, CCRRAXT,
BLACKBERRY AXD RASPBER
' ' KT BCSUES, STRAWr
JuJ St raaio FUni i Heir ttaton.
ALDRIOH & SIMMONS,
CHICAGO DRUG STORE,
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DTE WOODS AHD DTE STUFFS GENERALLY.
I -n jxjajf PARTS OFV THE CITY
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TRIUMPH 'INSURANCE COMPANYOF CINCINNATI, .AND THE
CONTINENTAL, OF NEW YORK.
IR, E 'A:Tj ESTATE !,.
HUGO KULLAK. W. IV STE3I, J.C-M1UJS.. . t.
Jackson street, lUin Street, Dwajliw Av., ""
KULLAK, MILLIS STIM,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers ttk
LUM B E IR, II
COKTBACTOBS AND. IUILSIBS!
Ej"Df lgn and Specifications fUrnUhcd.-C3
NO. 119 MAIN STREET,
FANCY TOILET ARTICLES,
WlrNDOW GUSS AND PUTTY.
)C7Pfiy!elan lrrcrlptlou accurately nrm
IHMudrd day or uiffbt. Vim
II. C. 8LUSS, .
Attorsey at Lav
w. r. ROUSE.
G. TT.: REEVES,
LAND BROKERS AND ,bA.ND AGENTS!
Pure Wines and Linuors for medical use, and
Jirr articles kept by drunists generally.
E3"Phyaieians prescriptions carefully com-
WAGONS AND CAEEIAGES
Manufactured aecvrdinj to M mott apj-rottd
patttmt, or t amy rttptirtd ieiign.
And everything in the CarrUge or Wagou Makers'
line for le at reasonable figures.
WILL BUY AND SELL REAL ESTATE,
MAKE INVESTMENTS FOR CAPITALISTS,
PAY TAXES FOR NON-RESIDENTS.
-W. O- WOQIJ'rVrAr.TT;
Wholrvale and Retail Dealer Is
ids, it a-ooD;a;
PROVISIONS, r ,.',,
Vest make of Jluildiwj llijtrr foe
Plastering, Hiding, Jloc Jb Ac.
X. II. Our sooda are archrS wB esre,
from tint elauhuui, of Iwnt mak t ma&tpimHtlf ,
under the uvwt favorable clrrunn faaut. mm! will
be sold to rjuh biijers at a unalt I usAvottaUe al
vanc on Eastern cot t. Uy
NZW WHOLXSALZ .'OBT Q00C3
3RIGGS, SAUNDERS iTOWNSEND,
Wblcaal! T WJft.
Gentlemen's FurniaiHia Goods,
Wo. 119 DcU vryi.3tr,
XJEAVKSWOKTir, .. - jCmliah,.
Ike ntost desirable cnhlrator cTer bronaht before
HEW WAG05S OF OUR OWN MAKE OK EA5D
tJ-Backfmithlng and Jobbiag done to order ,f3
2?TO. SO TTATIT ST.,
Mr PAUL LETZ.
We hare the inert lift of bads on our bo-Am of any office In the county. .Uw a large
liitof . ..
IMPROVED AND UNIMPROVED, CITY PROPERTY;
FAMILY GROCERIES f
WrCUi T A , IA K SS A i$r
0-XrCwnrrof Ttfrd-Ki.1 Mla.-t3
KCESS &c GnEnJTO,
STAPLE AND FANCY-GROCERIES,
SUGAR ami MILK,
' CHOCOLATE ul FIGS,
., PLOUIt awl BACON,
- CANNKD (JOODS,
93 Main Street, WicUta, Kvmu
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A. J. COOK.
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