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r Absolutely Baking Powder Makes the food more delicious and wholesome QVL SKW0 POWER CO., NEW YORK. THE WINDSOR MOTEL FIRE. 3Srs. Emma Bratnobar, Who is Visitins in the City, Tells of Her Experience. Mr. Km ma Hratnobcr of Sac Frau ateco, arrived in town Tuesday ni-rn-cag oa tier way borne, and spent the 3ajr with Mrs. A. I). Speed. Mrs. :3rafirober has considerable interests ::b Uiis county, and is well known in rfinaaciai circles here. She was in the Wk'ndsor botil tire in New York last week, and had a narrow escape with Therlife. Mrs. Brat nuber had landed in New York from the steamship Teutonic, in company with Mrs. Peter StcArtbur of Westbmirne, Manitoba, 'Canada. She tells the fctory of the 3otel tire as follow: ""We bad given up our rooms on Friday morning and our trunks had already been taken to the station. At 3 o'clock we were in thedrawing room Oft the first flow, a story above the office floor. Mrs. McArthur went out at the window on to tbe balcony over 5ooking the avenue to see the St . Pat kick's Day parade. The bilcony vai fllled with children. Ar, the same iitue I went upstairs to the flfUi storj 60 collect some traveling odds and eods. While up there I was talkirg with a chambermaid and a bel!bo, and, hearing the cries in the street, looked out a window to cateii a jrLiaipse of the parade. "Hardly bad 1 put out my head than I caught a burst, of smoke Issu ing from one of the lower windows. 1 bade the bellboy rua down the back stairs and shout tire at the top of bis lungs. I myself, letting everything go, rushed dowu the main stairs. "Un the fourth floor 1 saw the llames break out behind a large pict ure 10 the corridor. Hurrying to the third floor, the escaping flood of guests early trampled me down. At the Brat floor 1 attempted to enter tue Urawiug room, wneru I had left Mrs. McArthur, out tne flames were like a curtain of fire before the doorway, and all 1 could do was to rush to tne main floor. Tue heat and flimek tol lowed me, and baldly had 1 left oue story before it wa shrouded in flame "The lobby Wis crowded with iuli ing men, women and children. But the cashier ami hutel clerks were siill at their posts. I saw the head porter, 'John,' an institution of the Wind sor, between twg wu'i-en, who Irani 1 cally begged him in go upuairr, ibe one for her Jewels, the other lor her eli Wren. Joho vanished iuthesmokc aul what became of the brive fellow I do not know. ' Making my way lo the front en trance of lif hutel, I singled ou;. a I I borer standing on the steps outside. I pointed out my sisteron theba'cnov abort! and entf a'.ed him lo save her. 11c dim'; d np the pillar to ibe 'al c ny and lowered Mrs. McArthur tn the pirenenthekiw by a rope, though I where he gn the rope I don't know. I "We now Bade our way across the I street, and from there the spectacle i w;3 a'wful People were jumping I from the wirdowg of every story and I the Whole s'ructure was being con- urne.1 like wicker work. It looked to s s If tbe jumping w, m many as. s premature, for tbe pe p!e were crnzv with fright." Mrs. Bratoober says tbat she does not take any stock in tbe cigar and curtain theory of the origin of the fire. They contend that the conflagration was too sudden and too general in its outbreak. A group of railroad men at the La Clede hotel were discussing the vast improvements that have been made in train service in recent years. Joe Herrington, the oldest conductor, in point of service, on the M. K. &T., said that while running a train be tween Sedalia and Parsons some twenty years ago a passenger inquired as to why the train bad stopped, being out on a prairie some miles from any settlement. Joe told him be allowed tbe engineer was running 0 iws off the track. The train proceeded for some miles and again stopped. The pas senger once more inquired the cause. Joe told him be guessed tbe engineer had caught up with those cows again. Barney Sheridan In the Puola Spirit Brave Men Fall Victim - lo stomach, liver and kidney troubles as well as women, and all feel the results in loss of appetite, poisons in the blood, bacKache, nervousness, headache and tired, lisiles run-down feeling. But there's no ned to feel like that- Listen to J. W. Gardner, Idaville, Iud. He says: "Electric Bitters are just the thing for a man when lie is all run down and don't care whether he lives or dies. It did more t ) gift me new streng'.li and appeti'e than anything I couid take. I can now cat anylhing, and have a new lease ou life." Only 50 cents at Sny dei's diug store. Every bottle guar anteed. , Miss Josie Pratt and Miss Goburn or Perth, were visiting in the city Wednesday. The Mlssourians no longer want to! be shown: the legislative committee! has favorably recommended a bill pro hibiting the posting of pictures of naked women. Tbe name of City Clerk Prz by lowicz of Leavenworth is getting into tbe papers again. To pronounce this name swallow the alphabet and then take au emetic. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fej and the Chicago. Burlington &Quiocy have withdrawn their requests for bids on large cumbers of freight cars because of the large advance in prices of materials and care. The ticket office of the Santa Fe station at Halslead was broken into and robbed of a few tickets a few dais J ago by a young man named Frank Robeits. He was captured by the station agent, who was just coming to work as he was leaving the build ing. Tuesday's papers contained lung dispatches from Cuba statiog rbai .John Sherman wis dead. Wednes la)'; papers deny the report, and dispatches from Cuba indicate thati l h" great American is nol only all v-, but improving. He lias been scri us y ill with pneumonia. An Abilene Woman gave a dinner party recently, and served her gues-ts with core cookid on tbecob. Last summer she had a tinner make cans the length of the cob. and, after I) til ing the ears, pat them in, filling t' e space with the water in which they 1 were bailed. Housekeepers will be Interested in learnicg that it was a ueeees. Dr. Leonhardt's ANTI-PILL Cures Biliousness. Action not followed by "Pill-iousness." Doubt it? Tryltl AVcge tahle Preparation for As -sicrrhating teToodandRegula ling the Stomachs aiidDowcls of Promotes Digestion.Cheerful ness and Res t .Contains neither Opium.Morphine nor Mineral. Not N Abc otic PimfiiM Sal' AU ' I ' RoJutUSJh AnixSitd Xvfmint - fttnlitd Su.'pr . tiiJuytm f larr- A perfect Remedy f or Constipa tion, Sour Stonuch.Diarrhuca i Worms .Convulsions Jeverish- ncs6 andLoss OF SLEEP. Toe Simile Signature of NEW YORK. T m rV Vi MUilBHiBfll 1 1 zU EXACT COPY OF WEABPEB. For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature of AM I J The (li Kind v You Have Always Bought. HSH TMt OCNTAUN COMPANY. New YOUR CITY. ! IN LINE AGAIN FOR 1899 With a Larger Stock than ever before of 3 "ITU M Wmm ui buggies, i is s,Slii,UlBiiU Cannot be equalled in STYLE or FINISH by any other house in Sumner county. Remember S that the COLUMBIA and BANNER buggies are the best ever offered to the trade for the money. The Columbia GEM PHJ5TON is the Ladies' Pet, while the Banner Boys' Buggy at $45 is a 5j record breaker. DON'T FAIL TO SEE THEM. . . .The CELEBRATED LINE of in m HB HAVE 10 Sill VP Consisting of Listeis, both riding and walking; Cultivators, riding, walking and tongueless, sulky S and gaDg3' Harrows, one-horse Listers, ete., are sold by us at lower prices than any other dealer in the city will or can offer you. OMFTHlN(l MFW IN THF UAftHM I 1M Fl Wese11 the MILBURN Sarven Patent Wheel, Steel Axle, Non-Breakable gear; also the Celebrated CHARTER OAK Wagons. CLIMAX Poultry Netting speaks for itself, it has the best twisted meshes and is galvanized after weaving. Warranted for 25 years. The I. L. Ellwood GLIDDEN FIELD FENCE is the best on earth; the only fence that will turn a pig one day old. It will pay you to examine these goods before purchasing elsewhere. I COME IN AND SEE THE JEWEL SECURITY GASOLINE STOVE. I Something new, absolutely safe, non-combustible. . . .1 have added to my already large stock of goods the H. W. JOHNS' ASBESTOS PAINT, best paint on earth and the only one used on U . S. government buildings. Also the GIANT PAINTS, a first-class medium-priced article, and Brushes, Oils, etc. We are sole agents for AUTOMATIC REFRIGERATORS SlyZe $ IP Our general stock of Hardware, Implements, Cook Stoves, Tinware, Buggies and Wagons is the best in Southwest Kansas. By buying in car-lots for my five houses enables me to buy my goods at the loved prices offered to any living man, and places me in a position to give my customers the benefit of my large experience in selecting suitable goods and at the LOWEST PRICES. A, 6MFF.