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WICHITA, THURSDAY. SU1T. 1U, 1872.
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
The frame for Charley Marsh's residence in
Judge Campbell's court is in full blast in
The editor of the Kaclu ha gone to Uie
Two trains of stock earn leae the Wichita
Oldham .fc George have moved to AYood
Todd & Ko yal are filling up with a fresh siiis
ply of groceries.
The hihet steeple in AVichita in on the
Charles Sehattner start this week for :i visit
to his parents in Kansas City.
Mr. Phillip, of the real estate firm of Martin,
Phillip & Co., is off for a few weeks rest.
Topcka let one of her dead-heat jail-birds 0
on a promise that he would emigrate to Wich
ita. West & Mann hae added to their stock of
hardware and farming implements a large in
voice of .stoes and tinware.
A change may he noted in the figures of the
capital of the First national hank of Wichita,
as also a change in the director.
The state normal school at Kmporia has
opened its fall teim with one hundred and
twenty-three students in attendance.
A little shooting allairocLiirred oer on west
side on Sunday afternoon, which resulted in a
man receiving a slight flesh wound in the arm.
The state f.iir is going to prove a grand suc
cess, we. should judge, from all we can hear.
Many of our people will go up for a day or j
A fire department vv ill be organized in a fevv
lays. The apparatus for n hook and ladder
coinpanv is on the road and may get here at
Col. Sam. Wood, of Cottonwood Falls, and
Col. II. T. Sunnier, of Kldorado, willaddres
the people of this city on Friday evening, at
half alter seven o'cloik.
As will be seen by the proceeding' of the
board of county 1 ommissjoncrs a new town
ship has been organized in sicdgvvick county
and named "Greelcj.''
West Jt Mann have made arrangements to
put in a large stock of heating and cooking
stov es. One of the firm is now east making
the necessary purchases.
A republican meeting will be held in Lin
coln township to-night, which will be ad
dressed by J. A. Stevenon, Judge Haider- I
i ston, and others. A good time is expected.
We can couut eight immense herd of cattle
from our back window, waiting shipment.
These cattle will all be gone before to-morrow
night, and as many more will take their places.
Contractor West has just finished two school
hou-cs, one in distntt number 2-'!, and one in
district number 12. He has also undi r con
tract in our city siv buildings, one ol which is
a Untiring mill.
The district court has l,cen in session now
nearly two weeks, and liiisine not all vet
completed. Manv of the suits have been of a
civil nature 111 vvhii.li were involved large
Minis of money.
l.at Saturday the trade and buines of
WIclii a must have betn enormous. From an
early hour until late at night .Main street and
Douirlas avenue weie crowded with people,
teams and trains.
We have heard the. name ol (Jeo. Hiliehter
named in conucdion with the vacancy in the
council made by the death of II. II. Lindsay.
Mr. S. has the interests f the city at heart,
mid is a-tiod business man.
Mr. .losiah Carpenter, ft 0111 Frankfort Sta
tion, Illinois, a brother to the gentleman who
was nominated for county commissioner lat
Saturday, is paving our valley a visit. Mr. C.
is of the opinion that the sun shines upon no
Mr. Will. Grcineiistcin, we are sorry to an
nounce, lias been quite unwell for several days
back, mot of the time confined to his house.
Kvcrvhodv upon the street misses him and
Ills brisk business movements,
will soon be around.
We hope he j
Geo. Lalllin, government freighter to Fort
Sill, arrived on Sunday with his train, consist
ing of some lorty wagons, witli six joke of
cattle each, attached. The wagons w ere partly
loaded with dry hides. All N quiet In the In
dian country around Foit Sill.
A j'oung man, one of a party of einigrents,
Ave believe, who vva camped on the other side
of the river, accidental!)- shot hiuiselt through
the shoulder with a revolver, 1.1st Sunday. He
Mlllcred a good deal but we judge the wound
will not necessarily prov fatal.
We noticed thirtj-two wagons of lumber, all
in one string, going down street the other day,
and all marked Cowley county fair, Winficld, I
bought ot McClure & Co. Our friends at
Wintield are making great exertions to have a
large and successful county fair.
Oldham & George, merchant tailors, havo
moved their store and shop to the west side
of Main street, aioining Woodman V Son's
bank, where thev' holdtliemselves in readi
ness to cut, fit and make. In the most approv
ed and latest stjles, all kinds of clothing.
Ow ing to lengthy comnutiiieationk, the coun
ty commsssloners proceedings and the pro
eecdings of the county convention, our edito
rial, general new s and local items are cut a lit
tle short this week. We might have added
further that the editor-in-chief is also absent at
the state fair.
Mr. Henry Sherman will please accept our
kindest thanks for a Iieaiitiful boqiiet f bright
flowers, which now adoni our sanctum. The
reception of such to'irenirt is an assurance that
the Kcci.k Js not' an unwelcome visitor to
s-onie homes in this- illej-. Glv e Us the sj m
liathies ot the mothers and true women and
ve will risk plcalnl: the rest of the world.
Attention'. There will be a meeting of
the members of the hook and ladder company
at the office of Martin. Mjillin .v Co., on Satnr- ,
day evening. Sept. 21st, at half after .seven
cJM'k. As the apparatus is expected here
jicxt week, all of ihe members, and as many as
ttouldljke Jo Join, are requc-ted to meet on
this crcaston. (i. A. PitttlP, Treasurer.
.1. G. McCoy, who took such an active part
in helping to xucure the cattle trade at Wichi
ta this spring, paid our town another visit this
week. He has been up through the corn-growing
districts of Iowa, Illinois and Xebrnka,
mid he says as oon a the weather becomes
sutnciently cool, no danger may be apprc
hended. from Spanish fever; that large num
Isers or buv-ers will v iit this point from the
In another column will be found a call for n
democratic count v" convention, which meets
in AVichita ou the 28tli of .'September, to nomi
nate county officer. It will be a delegate con
vention, composed of about the same number
Jhat the republican convention was. Xow
that our democratic brethren have no onranof
their own, we will isay here, that the E.LK
vv 111 publish all their calls or announcements
with the very best possible grace.
Hecanse of tho general dissatisfaction and
complaint of our subscriber in the country In
not receiv ing their papers promptly, we have
concluded to publish the EaiILK one day ear
lier for the present. AVe hope the change may
prov o successful. AVe nev er tni an lue,
nor are wo ever behind time, and what the
trouble is we are unable to determine. For
(he present and until further notice, then, our
paper will make its appearance ever Tliurdav
morning, instead of Friday, and advertiser
and others svlll govern thenisi he accordingly.
Liberal and Democratic Convention.
While In Topeka, the delegates to the liberal
republican and democratic com cntion, from
the counties comprising the 23th senatorial
and 1.1th judicial di-trict, met together and or
ganized them-clves into a district executive
committee, tor the purpose of calling a con
tention in the district. Mr. T. Mclntjre, of j
Cowley, was elected chairman, and J. K. Mar- j
tin, of AVichita, secretary. The chairman anil j
ccretary w ere empowered to call a district
convention, at such time and place as, in their
judgment, might seem best. In accordance
with the action of that meeting, the following
call is issued :
A701UAL AND JUDICIAL CONVENTION.
A delegate com ention ol the li!eral repub
lican and democratic parties of the 25th sena
torial and the nth judicial district, lor the pur
pose of nominating candidates lor state suna
ator and district judge, will be held in Wichi
ta, Sedgwick county, Kan-as, on Saturday,
October 12th, 1872. at 2 o'clock i si.
The counties comprising -aid district are en
titled to the follow ing number of delegates each:
Reno . . . .... 3
Haney ... .4
Sedgwick .... . . . .r
Sumner .. . 4
Cowley . ... ..4
Howard ... . .1
Greenwood .... 4
T. MclNTIItK, President,
J. i:. M.vi:tin, Arkansas City.
Delegates on their arrival will report at the i
office of Martin, Phillip .V Co., Maiu street,
Liberal County Convention.
The liberal republicans of Sedgwick county,
will meet in convention, in the citv of Wichita.
on Saturday, September 28th 172, at 2 o'clock
r. 31., for the purpose of nominating candi
dates for the various county officers to be tilled
at the ensuing election, and for the transaction
of such other business as may be neeesary.
Klcctiou for delegates w ill be held in the
different tow tiships on Weduesda) , September
25th, 1872, at 2 o'clock, i. 31.
The following is the basis of representation
from each township :
Tow nships. Delegates.
Pavne . 2
Waco . . ,. ,. .... ; 2
Wichita .. 2
Sedgwiik . 1
City of Wichita .... .4
lly older of the executive committee.
Gi.o. Svl.isitUKY, Ch'n
Geo. S. Hknuy, Sce'y.
Democratic County Convention.
There will be hi Id at the City of Wichita, on
the 2fitli day of September, A I) IbTi, a dem
ocratic county convention, to nominate candi
dates for the several otliees to be lilted at the
The democratic vottrs of the county will
meet at the Usual place or holding elections in
their respective townships, on thc'Jiith day of
September, to elect delegates to said conven
tion The following i adopted as the lias!-, of rep
resentation to the county convention:
Lincoln . ....
tivpsiim . . .,. i
ItiK'kfnr'l ,.. . . ;;
Xcmiescali. .. -J
Wiico .. -J
Delano . .... .. . i
WiililU . -J
Kri hi -J
I Turk . . . :;
hajtle . a
MrMjirray ,. . ,1
Kissawav ... .1
.Sedgwick . . 1
Citj of Wichita 4
ISv order of the democratic central commit
tee Chas A Sr.vi roisii. Chr'n
flic following statement will show the
amount of government lands disposed of
through the l S. land ollice at this place for
the mouth of August :
Number acres Osage kinds sold, :i7,Ti!J, at
1J." per acre, ?4!.004.l0. Homesteads located,
JI,:i0!l acres. Homesteads perfected..'). Public
lands sold, 3,210, at ifl.'J.'i per acre, $l,tl2.(;j.
Public lands sold, 1120, at f l.M per acre, :?S0.
Commuted homestead, i0, at $l.2." per acre,
!KK. Commuted homesteads, :S17, at $2.."0 per
acre. sf,!U.0.s. Aggregate, sji,;o..70. Govern
ment fees on homesteads, 8S7.". Register's and
receiv er's, WAI.Uil. Aggregate, 1,22S.J. Fees
on declaratory statements, SDS0. Totalcash
Geo. II. Xcttleton, the superintendent; M.
L. Sergeant, the general ticket agent, and Mr.
Farris, the master machiucst of the A., T. te
S. F. It. It., were iu our town last Saturday
evening. AVichita is now one of the most im
portant points on ths great road, and we arc
glad that the managers, superintendent, of
ficers ami directors all have .1 w anil side for
Wichita. Ituing the practical westi rn terminus
we are often honored with the presence of the.
meen "-"-""wad, who,a officers, are second
to none in the United States.
1 si'KrrAi. xotu-ks.
Cakii. We arc receiv ing a ftill and com
plete stock ot fall and winter drj- goods, boots,
shoes, groceries, building paper, etc., etc.. of
best makers and qualities, and sell them cheap
for cah or counter paj'.
ANo, money to loan in sums of $100 or up
ward, by mortgage on real estate.
'U Wm. C. Woodman & Sox.
Smai.i,-1'ox. Irs. Owens .t Medlin having
procured pure v aecine v inns that has nev er
been humanized, consequently pure from
scrofulous' or syphilitic taint", propose inoc
uloting as a prophv lactic against variola or
small pov. The doctors think ev erj- person
should be vaccinated once evcrj seven j ears.
Office, Main street, Wichita. 24-tf
ltOAKli:iti AV.vxtkk. Mrs. Itndger is
again prepared to take boarder, either by day
or week. Good lodging also furnished to
those desiring it. My residence is on Water
street, between Second and Third, directly
west of Mr. Sturgls' itore. 24-tf
Leo is agent for the great pft enterprise at
Kmporia. The highest prize is a six thousand
dollar hotel. Tickets one dollar. 21-lt
AVauted a girl to do general housework for
a small family. 24-tf F. 0. Mautoi r.
Xow Is the time to insure your property and
live. Martin. Phillip it Co. represent the
Triumph, of Cincinnati, and Continental, of
Xew York. ,lo the Mutual Life Insurance
company of Chicag. . 2J-3t
For Salk. 10 acres corn, 1J acre peach
blow potatoes, 200 bushels oats, span large
work horses, 1 stallion, I bull, (yearling.) 1
I wagon, farming utensils, 160 acres improv ed
land, 80 acres hroke, three mile from town, at
, loir jigurt. Inquire at Bliss's photograph
1 fcTOLKX. On the night of August 5th, from
Paul Letts' blacksmith shop, a light, sim-le
buggy, with top, both spring broken; the
hindmost spring vra vv rapped vv ith buckkin ;
coal-box bed and leather dash; w a manufac
tured at Grand Kapids, Mich. A literal re
ward will be paid for its return, or for infor
mation leading to its recovery.
18-tf Cltv. AV. Mill
School Fckxitukk. A. B. Cle. of In
dependence, Kansas, ha opened a branch
office at this place, vv here he vv ill keep a full
1 supply of school furniture and apparatus.
School bonds cashed at the highest market
rate. Office with McClure A- Co.
( ls-tf 31. F. Kokytii, Agent.
llarnes has a good ajsortmctu of new good.
Call and see. and leave your measure for one
of thoe nobbv-suits he get up. Kemcmber
the old av ing, that clothes do not make the
man, but they help the looks of him mightily
afitrlic i:-nude, rtt
'Good morning, Emma. Come in. Sit
down. Well, 1 declare, you have a dress on
just like mine. AVhcrc did you get it V
"How much did you pay a yard?"
"Why, I only paid forty-five for mine.
Bought it at Kohu llro.' They have onie of
the nicest dres goods for winter, and so cheap.
I am going down and buy me enough to make
me three whole suits for winter. They are
closing out, and such a rush for goods jou
never saw. Mr. Kohu says he is bound to sell
out in thirty days, regardless of cost." 22-tf
Special attention of the ladies is called to the
fact that we will sell our nice patterns of win
ter dress goods, ladies' gloves hosiery, trimming-,
sha"vvl, shoes, fancy notions, and every
thing pertaining to ladies' wear that we have,
for less than eot, for the net SO days. This
is positive, as the store room must be vacated
the first of October. KoilN Jfc lluo. 22-tf
WASrEl 2,U00 dry buffalo hides. I will
par for the next ninety dajs the following
prices 111 cash : Buffalo bull hides, well dried,
$2 each; buffalo cow hides, well dried, $1
each; bunab calf and jearling hides, 50 cents
each ; deliv ered at my hide house in the city
of Wichita. Also all the beef hides in this and
adjoining counties, or laller hides, for which I
vv ill pay the highest market price. Itenicmbcr
the place, the sign of the red saddle and Tom
Thumb standing 011 top in a state of subnom
baiubulisin. 20tf C. M. GAHRI80N.
I Us. Fuui.EV.phjsician, Maine street, AVich-
i ita. 21-tf
The Cash Dry Goods store, situate on the
east side of Main street, near Douglas avenue,
is the place where jou may decide for j our
selves whether the prices correspond with the
quality of the goods or not. This intimation
has its import, and is sufficient to secure a
v iit from ev en body. You w ill find a choice,
well-selected and fresh stock of good goods al
ways on hand, and no tioublc to show them.
Conif iu and examine. 20-tf
We have seiurcd the service of a practical
dres-niaktr, and after September 1st will be
prepared to cut. tit and make dresses and un
derwear for ladies in any stvle desired, at
short notice. H11.I.S & Kkabikic,
20-tf WIc hita. Kansas.
J. T. Ilaverty, merchant tailor, south side
Oak Hall, keeps all kinds of piece goods, tine
black cloths, cassimeres, vestinjrs, all made
up with dispatch at moderate prices. Give
Ilaverty a call. augO-Om
A Cakd. I would respct tfully announce to
my many friends and the public generally that
I can be found at all hours, day or night, at
the drug store, of Chas. W. Hill, where I
shall lit pleased to see all thoc who require
my services. J. It. AsKKVV,
Formerly with Geo. Matthews & Co.
Foil Sale A good Fire-Proof Safe, at cost.
Inquire of '-"" Stkki.e A: Smith.
"Oi.ii I.ki.iaiii.k." McCl.UltK & Co., the
" teran pine lioarJ tlealcrt," bought la-t vv eek
100 ear loads of lumber at Hannibal and Chi
cago for their jards at Wichita and branch
3 ards at Wellington and Wintield. We buy
largely of lirst hands for cash and ship by eon
tract. We have no old stock that was bought
at high figures and shipped at high rates. Our
lumber has been run ofT at low rate, which
has enabled us to keep pace with the declining
markets eat. Our lumber I- graded in Chi
cago by T. W. Harvey, e-., and is n good as
cau be fiunxj cast of Chicago. We ask naitics
wishing lumber to call and see us and get our
limnes. i:-aniiiic our grade, and if we do
not sell jou as cheap as others don't buy of us.
Parties wishing to purchase Hour, groceries,
hardware, dry goods and notions will liml
large sto ks in Wichita, at liv ing prices, and
good sooial gentlemen to deal them out.
MCCLI'KK ii Co.
Lumber v ai (K and ollicc 011 1 )ouglas av enue,
near the bridge. l.Vtf
" How to 00 Eat.'' l?y the Kansas City,
M. Joeph and lturlington route. "Though
last not least,'' i" an adage as true as it is old,
and its truth is again exemplified by the com
pletion of the new line to the east via Creston
and Iiiirlington, which, though the last, may be
called the best route in the wet.
The line consists of the Kansas City. Saint
Joseph and Council lilulfs railroad, with two
daily trains from Kansas City, through Atchi
son. Leavenworth and St. Joseph to the Mis
souri state line, there connecting with the
lturlington route, which leads direct to Chica
go, Ciiuiimati, Indianapolis, Logan-port and
Columbu through ears are being run to all
This line is well built, thoroughly equipped
with everj- modern improvement, including
Pullman's sleeping and dining cars, and no
w here el-c can the passenger so completely
depend on a speedy, safe and comfortable
The Iiiirlington route has admirably answer
ed the querj-, '-How to go Ent," by the publi
cation of an interesting and truthful document
containing a valuable and eoncet map, which
can be obtained free of charge bv- addressing
General Passenger agent . M. K. It. It.,
Iiiirlington, Iowa. 12-tf
Cakd. We would respectfully call the at
tention of economists, consumers ami pur
chasers, either at wholesale or retail, to our
new, fresh and complete stock of staple and
fancy drj" goods, dress ;ood, hosiery, trim
mings, boots, shoes, slippers, hats, bonnets,
choice and select family groceries, provisions,
crockery, stone and wooden ware, lining, sid
ing and rootling paper, and general supplies,
which, purchased under the favor of long ex
periencc and unsurpassed facilities, we shall
sell to cimh purchatcrt below the current mar
ket rates. With the railroad eome a new dis
pensation to Wichita. Our motto shall be
tmall profit and quid tale.
ap20-tf W. C. Woodman.
Land AVarrants and Militarv Scrip for sale at
Steele Smith's. mv31-tf
Il Ketra liros., grocer, Xo. 15 Main street,
The v cry best of lee cream, lemonade and
soda water can be procured at O. Martinson fc
Co.V Xo. 62 Main street. jel4-tf
Our friend would do well to get to go to La
Fetra Hro. for good thinirs to eat. 7-tf
If vou want to get a choice Imported or do
mestic cigar, or the sery choicest brand of
tine-cut tobacco, call on Cha. A". Hill at his
drug store, nearly opposite the pototfice. He
can atisfv the most fastidious. 18-tf
Steele Smith represent reliable insurance
companies. If vou want a policy for tire in
surance call upon them. mv31-tf
AVichita, Kana-. June 24.
To the Puni.ic IN Gkxekvi- You are
hereby notified that we intend closing out our
i busine a soon as possible, and are there
fort? offering inducement that hav e nev er been
onred here before. AVe would like to have
you all call and sec us a soon after the 1st of
July as possible, o as to get a chance at our
tock. AVe will sell trictly for cash without
any e.ceptions, and we ak all those indebted
to us to come forward and settle In some way
immediately. Thoe forgetting to call on us
we will notify of the amount they ow e, and
when due, through the columns of thl paper.
Scl II. Koits Buo.
Uood at the depot for La Fetra Bro-ociS-tf
FoUXlv The bet place to buy groceries,
and no mistake La Fetra Bros. 7-tf
KnrrT Trees', ktc. .t AA'ich ita. I win
deliv cr at AVichfta, thl fall, apple tree, two '
or three years old, three to five feet, for ten
cents each; peach, apricot and nectarine, in
bud. 1 for 12; Concord grajic vine. Houch
ton gooseberries, and mot kin. Is of black and
rasplverrirs, 75 cent for 12 all good plant..
Can furni-h anything in the line, cither thi. I
fall or next spring. I am about making ar- '
ramrement to start a firt-clas nur-ery at !
AVichita. Tho-e wishing to buy. send order- '
carlv-. Itv the lull or LOW) at reduced rate.. !
Ar.Uit u I von C . ICin.
NE-W DRUG STORE!
CHAS. "W. HIIIiX.,
DRUGGIST AND PHARMACEUTIST
Main St., nearly opp. Postojjice,
The Largnl and Lett Stock 0
Pure Drugs and Medicines
V-V THE SOUTHWEST.
Toilet Articles, Perfumery, Patent Medicines, Etc
XZj Physicians Prescriptions carefully compounded.
Also keep on hand the bet and purest Wines
and Liijuors for medicinal puqw-cs. je.'I-tf
ALBKKT II 1.83.
ECE3SS &c GETTO,
STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES,
SUGAlt and MILK,
CHOCOLATE and FIGS,
FLOUIt and BACON,
! SOUP STUFFS,
93 Main Street, Wichita, Kansas,
Dialers iu Fresh
5r3"N'tmr Corner of Thhd and Maiu. "3
HOBBS & PITTENGER,
Wholesale and Itetal Deakrs iu
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS and QDEENSWARE.
Fih into'tcrt 0 the Choictrt Family Groceriet
We pay cash and buy at the lowest tlgures,
hence w e cau offer
Superior Inducements to Customers and Dealers.
Cj-Cnll and see us.
Xo charge for pricing our
THE BEST IFX-lA-CE
FOB YOC TO IILT
A XD NOTIONS,
Is at the Cheap l'lsce,
COBXEIt OF SL'COXU -VXD MA1X STS..
Call and see them if yon do not bay.
coot j ou cut.
It ill not
Our Motto is: '"Live and Let Live!"
HILLS & KRAMER.
W2r. c. "voodzmlajst
CHEAP CAS II
Wholrs-Jc asd KrUil Ifeslcr in
T") 12 "3tT"
Nob. 31 srd 33 ilaia si, TOddis
L,A JST D I
JOHN M. STEELE,
REAL ESTATE BROKERS!
Northeast Corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue,
, (Opposite the Eagle Block)
, WIQTTTT A , SEDG-WICK COTXNTT, TTATTSAS.
The followiujr i but a very small portion of the property that we have for sale, and we are receiving new every ly-
We carefully select and personally examine for parties at a distance wishing to make investments.
" collect rents, pay taxes, and furnish correct abstracts, as we have the only set of abstracts to real estate in
One hundred thousand acres of land lor sale not in descriptive list below, located in Sedgwick, Marion, Butler,
Cowley and Sumner Counties.
$Xotice carefully lint beloic.
We make no lint of city probity, as we
have such a large quantity that we have
no room. We have 1,000 lots, improved,
and unimproved, comprising residence and
business lots, located in the most desirable lo
cations iu the city, at reasonale prices.
Take Notice A Fine Bargain.
A STOCK FARM The best in Southwestern
Kansas containing U0 acres, lteing
the west half of the northeast and east
half of the northwest quarter of sec
tion 20, townhip 34. range 2 west, and
southeast quarter of section 2G. town
ship 34, range 2 west, and northea-t
quarter section :.. township 34, range
2 west, and southwest quarter section
2T, township 34, range 2 west, said
tract containing 40 acres of good hard
wood timber and 2.V) acres first bot
tom, balance second bottom, being the
finest range for stock in the country,
having a corral which will hold 1.0UU
liead of cattle; 40 acres under cultiva
tion; good house lj story This tract
has a tine stream of water running
throiiL'h it. with a ouarter of a mile of!
stone, rock bottom This -lock farm
is located in the county of Sumner. 1J
miles from Alton postotlice, l.r miles
from Wellington, the county seat of
Sumner county, and 40 miles from de
pot at Wichita, Sedgwick county, and
I- well known throughout this locality
a the "Kradlev Stock Kami "' Price
XO 2Tift !so0 acres bottom land, being the east
half of section III, township 2li, range
1 west, and the east half section (!,
.township 27, range 1 west, and the
northwest quarter of section .", town
ship 27, range 1 wet, above tract be
ins seven miles from Wi hita Price
of the abov e tract 2,hno cash, being
the. best bargain that can be had in
XO 257320 acres bottom land, east halt of
section 31, township 27, range 1 west,
seven miles from AVichita. PrivcIiCO
XO 25S 320 acres bottom "and. east half sec
tion ti, township 2(i, range 1 west, 7
miles from this city Price 1200
XO 2G2 Xorthw et quarter of section 5, tow n
ship 27, range 1 west, all bottom land,
7 miles from this city Price 7u0
XO 2fd Ii'pO acres; 12 acres of planted timber.
03 acres under cultivation; pine frame
house vv ith cellar ; milk house 12x4 ;
hedge rows all around ; good bank
stable ; 300 fruit tree-; on Clii-liolm
creek ; good spring creek running
through said land; being the south
east quarter of section 14, township 2(1,
range I eat, 0 miles from this city
IMPKOVEI) FAI.M 100 acre-, lirst bottom
land, vv ith50 acres in ciiltiv ation ; good
house 1420, pine, story and a half;
good stable 122G; 130 rods of grow
ing hedge ; a good well; three and a
half miles from Wichita, being the
northwest quarter of section 33, town
ship 20, 1 ea-t. Price ?1700.
XO, 217 A rare bargain, only in the market
for a fewdajs t:J acres first bottom
land, with 25 acres under cultivation ;
good house; 25 bearing peach trees;
three-quarter of a mile from AVichita.
Price $35 per acre ; one-half eah
dow n, balance iu three aud ix.months
XO. 214 A line improved farm 167 acre
lirst bottom laud, with 30 acres large i
wood timlcr; 2. acre under uiltiv a
, Hon; 1 story house; good frame sta
ble corral ; one mile of good post and
rail fence, and posts ami rail, enough
to fence the place ; three and a half
miles southvv c-t from Wichita. Price
XO. 213180 24-100 acre first bottom land, 5J j
nnles from AVichita. Price 700. 1
XO. 212320 acre second bottom land, w ith I
20 ai res under cultivation ea-t half of ,
section 12, township 2tf, 1 eat 5J
niile from Wichita. Price ?2tno. .
XO. 211 100 acres fir-t Ixittom land, with 14 '
acres under cultivation southeast i
quarter of section 25, town-hip 27. 1
West two mile from AVichita. Price ,
XO. 60100 acre tir.t bottom land ; southeast '
quarter section 20, town-hip 28. range
1 ea-t; 20 acre under cultivation; 5 !
miles from AVichita. Price 1100. 1
XO. 61 160 acre -ccond bottom; -olithwet '
quarter section 22, township 20, range ,
1 east; 100 arrcs under cultivation; I
good house and stable; four mllis
from AVichita. Price 2,CJ. I
XO. 64 150 acre second liottom; southwest
quarter eectiou 31, town-hip 20. range
3 eat; SO acres under cultivation;
house 12x18: l,OfJ growlnc cotton
wood; 12 mile, from WiUiiia, 3raile
from Dry Creek jwstotSc-. Pric 1
1200; one-half ca-h, balance in one
. year's Uuie.
XO. 60 100 acre first bottom; northwest
quarter scrtion 18, township 28, range
1 west; 16 acre under cultivation;
log houc 16x18, nd good well; 4
miles from AVichita. Price I,Uju.
XO. 68160 acre second bottom; southwest
quarter section 21 town-hip 29, range
2 east; flO acres nnder cultivation;
good frame house 16x20, plastered;
good well ; foret and fruit tree-,
growing; 14 miles from AVfchlta.
Price $l,nrt). t
XO. 72 160 acres econd bottom; -outhwest
quarter cction 35, township 27. range
1 wot; 6 sere under cultlraHon ;
pine house 12x14; good wHI; hedge
row all around ; 7 rnU from AVita-
it. Price 654.
The cottntic of Sedgwick. Sumner, Cowler and Utit!-r eompri-c an area of tin" best rrieo!torl Und west of lite
Mississippi valley- The Arkansas ran diagonally through the several counties name!, forming of it--lf nt extcnslTe
valley raiijriti? from cvcji to twelve mile in width. Other stream, of Ie mafinitude, aoch the Utile Arkansas,
Nenescah.'Valnut and AVhitcwater river, Slate, tllafl", Sprin?. Cypum. Chi'bolm and Coowskin creek direraify tbr
snnntrc tritb fertili. vallev,. The oil of
tion of all kinds is unsarpa4cd. Climate temnrte, equable and healthy. Thonaantl of acre of land are open to
settlement under the pre-emption law, for the sale of the 0ge Indian land. InunigTtlVu U -ourinjr in rapidly.
STEELE to SIMIITIH,
BEATi ESTATE -A-CH-EHSTTS,
ei-tf wiriiiT., Err.A ick couxtv, Kansas.
XO. 7U 160 acres of secoud bottom ; north-1
east quarter section 34, township 26,
rangeS east; 8 acres under cultrr.
tion; good well; 30 growing fruit
trees; 3 miles from AVichita. Price
XO. 81 1C0 acres second bottom; 13 acre
under cultiv ation ; 6 miles from AA'ich-1
ita. Price $iM.
XO. 82 160 acres second bottom ; southeast
quarter section 17, township 28. range
1 east ; 10 acre-, under cultiv ation ; 1
house 14x16; with several spring of
liv ing water on; 8 miles from AVichi
ta. Price $700.
gs 1H0 acres flrt bottom: northwest
quarter section 25, townhip 2f, range
1 west; ftt acres under cultivation;
pine frame house 1212. Price WOO.
$5160 acres second bottom; southwest
quarter section 28, township 26, range
2 east; 12 acres under cultivation;
lo- house 12.14; 7i miles from AVich
ita. Price 600.
W) acres first bottom; vet half of
southwest qnarter of section 7, town
ship 28, range 1 cast ; 7J miles from
AVichita. Trice fGSO.
72 510 acres second liottom; 100 acres
under cultiv ation; on Drv creek; liv
ing water; 7 miles from AVichita.
Price $3,300, on easy terms.
75 100 acres second bottom; southwest
quarter section 30, township 26, rang
2 east; "J miles from AA'ichlta. Priie
XO. 76 160 acre second bottom; northwest
quarter section 16, township 29, range
least; 11 miles from AVichita, half a
mile to AVaco postoinee. Price 9800.
on ea-.v terms.
XO. 77160 acres first bottom; southwest
quarter section 10, township IS, range
1 west; houe 18x20, with cellar; 3
acres of timber; on living stream of
water; 5 miles from AVichita. Price
XO. 78150 acre f ccond bottom ; northwest
quarter of section 20, township 28,
range 1 west ; 24 acres under cultiva
tion; hou-e 1110. frame; 10 miles
from AVichita. Price 650,
fcJJJll landt trif'i tiniUr on are n'tuattd vi.
ramiimj ttrtamt ofuater.
XO. 03 1G0 acres first Wtom; 10 acres under
cultivation; pine frame house 14x16.
XO. 101 100 acres second bottom; 9 acres un
der cultivation; house 1416, pine;
good well; ! miles from AVichita.
XO. 107 160 acres first bottom; wcthalfof
west half of section 33, town-hip 20, 1
west; about 7 miles"" from AVichita.
XO. 208 80 acre lirst bottom; eat half of
northeat quarter of section 11, town
ship 28, range 2 west; 10 acre broke;
pine house 12vI4 ; 8 miles from AVich
ita. Price 350.
XO. 243160 acre second bottom ; southwest
quarter section 23, township 28, range
2 east; lo acres broke; 8 miles from
thi- city. Price 850.
XO. 256153 acres first l-ottoin land ; north
west quarter section 5, tovvnhip2H, 1
east; 18 acres of timber; 10 acres un
der cultivation; 2 miles from thi
tit). Price 2,000, on eaj terms.
XO. 20 160 acres first bottom; 12 arrcs under
cultivation; house 12x16; pump and
(orurib; northwest quartet ot sec
tion 20. township 25, range 1 west. 41
miles from the railroad depot, 2J mile
from Park City, and 9 miles from this
city. Price 700.
XO. 122100 acres second bottom ; 6 miles
from this city; northwest quarter of
section 12, town-hip 27, range 1 cast.
XO. 210 100 acre second bottom; southwest
quarter section 12, township 28, range
1 eat. Price 1,000.
XO. 24 160 acre second bottom; northwest
quarter section 17, township 2s, ranire
1 wc-t ; 10 mile from this city. Pri.e
XO. 25320 acre first bottom ; wet half of
section 32, townhlp 29, range 1 cat;
17 mile from Wichita, 2 mile in Sum
ner county. Price 1,0U0.
XO. 27320 acres first lottm ; east half of
ectlon 1, township 2X, range 1 west;
3J mile from thl- city. Price 2.f"W;
1200 ea-h In hand, efl0thc31t of
December. 1872, without interc-t.
2TIf jou cannot find anjUiingin these col
umns that suits jou call at our office, corner
of Main street and Douglas avenue
XO. 22030 arre firt bottom land ; 80 rod
from this city. Price 40 per acre.
XO. 219100 acre flrt bottom tsnd, with 16
acrp under cultivation; good hou-e;
2 mile from A'slley Outer, 7fmlle
from thi city. Price f 10 per arre.
XO. 221 cO acre first bottom land ; eat and
south sides; good 6 wire fence; I mile
from this city. Prir 2,000.
XO. 222 cO acre first bottom Iind ; 11 mile (
from this city. Price 1200.
XO. 6 160 acres second bottom; 30 acr un- (
dcr cultivation ; 6 mile from tM dty. (
Price 700. s
XO. S3 138 54-100 acre first bottom ; south
west quarter section 35, fwnh!p 2". .
range 1 eal ; acre of Umber, 5 .
acre noder cultivation; two log j
houe and stable; entire piece under
jrood fence; 10 tniW from this city, j
Price. 1V; 100 ea.h. 500 in sis
month or a year, with 10 percent.
XO. 90 160 acre w-poixI bottom; southeast
quarter serrii SB, tw"jiblp 27, range ,
I rat; 45 sere under caltlaion ;
pine frame house 12xl, with kttrben; .
1 miles from Wichita, priee 2.5n.
the vallrv- and upland i a rich sandv
GARDNER H. SMITH.
W 160 acres lrt bottom; southeast
quarter section 23, township "Si, rang
1 cast ; 60 acres good timber; 30 acres
under cultivation and fence; hewed
log bouse 14x10, with kitchen; fence
pouts set around entire piece ; 13 nvRca
from this city, 1 miles from EI Paso.
I XO. 112160 acre second bottom; northeast
quarter section 10, township 27, range
2 west. Price 900.
12080 acres first bottom; west half
of the southeast quarter of section 15,
township 27, range 1 east ; 20 acres
under cultivation ; good house 14x18,
1J story; corn crib, milk house, and
hedge rowsbroke all around land; one
mile from this city. Price 200.
56 160 acres first bottom; southeast
quarter section 22. township 27, range
lwwl; 3J miles from this city. Price
XO. 183 446J acres second bottom; north
half and southwest quarter of section
35, township 26. range 1 east. This
body commands a beautiful view of
the city of AVichita, and is a full tract
of Xo. 1 land. Six miles from this
city. Price 2,400.
XO. 101160 acre lirst bottom, 5 miles from
this city; southwet quarter of section
8, tonnhip 27, range 1 west. Price
XO. 209160 acres first bottom; southeast
quarter section 8, township 27, range
1 wct. Price 800.
XO. 39147 51-100 acres first bottom ; 12 acres
of timber on the Arkansas river; 27J
acre bnder cultivation; house 14x20;
3 miles from Park City. Price 2,000.
XO. 140 172 20-100 acres first bottom; 10 acres
under cultiv ation on Cow-kin creek ;
10 acres under cultivation 5) miles
from Belle Plalnc. Price 1100.
XO. 4180 acres first bottom ; 6 acres of tim
ber on Chisholm creek; the north half
of the northwest quarter.of section 27,
township 27, range 1 cast ; three-quarters
of a mile from thl city. Price
XO. 42158 acre first lxjttoin ; 6 acre of bard
wood tlmlier; 25 acres under cultiva
tion on Spring crefk; half mile from
Kl Puo. Price 12U.
XO. 46 1'iti acre first lottom ; 00 acres good
hard wood timber; 18 acre under
cultivation on Spring creek; 13 miles
from this citv . Price 10 per acre.
XO. 47100 acre second Ixittom land ; south
east quarter section 10, township 28,
range 2 eat ; 8 miles from this city.
-320 acres first bottom land, principal
ly 10 mile from this city. Price into.
30160 acre first bottom; south half
of mirth half of section 12, township
27, range 2 wet, containing 12 acrrs
of hard wood, 10 acres under cultiva
tion, good stream of running water;
7 mile from this cllj . Price 1500.
31160 acres first liottom: northwest
quarter section 4, tow n-hlp 25, range
2 west, near Scdgwltk City. Price 700.
XO. 31 8 acres first bottom; 24 acres under
cultivation; house 12x16, frame; good
pump and st.tble; the south half of the
northeast quart' r of section 20, town
ship 20, rauge 1 east ; 4) mites from
this city. Price 800.
XO. 36101 61-100 acres first bottom; 70 acre
of good timlx-r; 14 seres under cilltl
v ation; house 14x20; rail fene-around
entire piece; 18 miles from thl city,
li miles from Clear AA'ater, 6 mile
from Loudon. Price I.V10.
XO. 371 0 acre first bottom, 18 miles from
thl city. Price I,(wo.
XO. 10 100 acies second Ixittom, well watered
with good springs of riving water;
southwest quarter of sertlon 25, town
ship 27, range 2 eat ; 10 mile from
thl cltj-. Price 1200.
Xw. 11 lOOarrcs second bottom, 35 acre un
der rultlv ation ; southwest qusrterof
section 34, township 26, range 2 rs-t ;
8 miles from this city. Price 1,000.
XO. 13280 acre first bottom, containing 40
acres of good hard timber ; 40 acres
under cultivation 30 acre under1
ft nre and iot holes for 40 arre, w Ith
a Urge boue with good cellar; .VS)
living fruit trees; good living stream
of w ster , lots 3 and 4, and east half of
section 13, township S, range 1 cant ;
M ml!.; from AVMilta, 1) mile, from
Kl Pao. Price 12 50 per acre.
XO. 15100 acres first bottom. 10 acres under
cultivation, s'l living water; south
east quarter of eefion 5, township !M,
range 1 west; X mile from thl city.
Price ). Term, .Vo cash In
hand, 400 Dec 30, 1872, wlUiottt It
XO. V 100 acres first bottom ; eait half of
northeast and r-t half of southeast
quarter of section 10, township z7,
range 1 west; 25 aeTe umler rultiva
floti;log hou-e; 3 mile from this
iij. Price 850.
XO. 201100 arrr first bottom; -tithwei
qusrter of section 17, township 3.
range 1 eart; 20 acre under cultiva
tion; kg house 14x18; 4 miles from
this city. Price 110O.
.AVe have a large number of pieces of lands
I iu tract of from one to twestf acre, sdjala-
lnj uit aiy or vv icntia, imiseic jar sunnrMU)
XO. r A flrt rlas hotel f.ir sale, situated (
on the otmer of Water street sd
Dougiss avenue. In the city of Wichi
ta, being Vixto, with wine ,
three stories blyh, cosuiaiaf fUty-os
rooass. This botiss; was faQ- this
tantiNr, as4 f 4eaf t ft! bsjsfac:.
This property ran be teTBgbt for 115.
(, em rxrj term. Tor ftiH proVsV
Ur plea address t. .Jroon-J Ms 1st.
We hare, the r-nlr and eofBpVte sf
title f ri ta( In redrwtrk rousty.
loam, wvrral feet lu depth. Vr-jfet-
CHARLES F. FIERCE & CCC
Xj XT l&'&l
SASH, MOM, 1LDTM, Itc. .
ire keep the largest uJ bat assorted
stock of lumber in Wichita.
0i eXs-rfTir nV past three years In sappi)
ing use waata efftjs n ssfUss Stale toashM-ssus
ws can still give as go MtisfscKso to oar eas
tnmrrs as herrtofor.
Our grades arc well knows IoWHh ksst'la'the
market. We shall stick lo mr grades, sM h
to ss all our old custotswr.
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SnZLLABsiSaZl k LUDiaH,
M'hne.ar and retail
lirep Use largest stock of
LOMBEE, UTH, gHIXGLO, DOOKS A!fD S15H
In Southicest Kansas.
Csll and rxsjtllsw onr grades Wr will iw4 be
uiwUrsoM. l.umler detlrernl lailde tit limits
without extra chrgr
Ofle al arJ en lovytt nttntu, nrtrTfiipjt.
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HOU8ES' TOM SALE OK KENT.
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