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THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, IStoi
FROLIG OF THE GRAIN MEN
A TiMi: ItONOItKll CfSTOM HNTIIl'Sl.
ASTIC.U.t.Y CAllfttl:!) OtlT.
The Tnmtiiiiisti-r I'rttf il M till Apples mill
llrrtln Mrk-Men tiirj t Imrele Cm
rrnl W It tt I Imir I rntu llrml to
1'iiitl Tim Itrf return nt.
tf the Rrnln men limt n li.ml lltno lnt
jpnr II mustn't for ono Instant be nippoed
Hint they hove lo! Iicnrt or ntiy of ttir-lr
natives lioipllntlty. Ycsienluy they mi forth
for their frlenili the best llicy could nf
foril. It Is true Iho fare not plain, hut
Hip welcome win cordlnl.
Promptly nt 1:3) . in. the souk of the
exi'hniiRP vvitu founded nml Hit mcwlicr
nnd their Invited KiieMr, to the number of
1W, mnrchPil Into thf "hard time roclal,"
n the "bojn" fiiccllouidv limned It, two
by two, like the idepliitnt nml the Itnuinroo,
uml took thilr nttiml nt the .'ample tnble
Hint were crertkltiir umter th- weight of
Kood tlilnrc. In the center of i-nrh table
u-ns ft wooden trny nf ham nml tin key nml
pandwlchet, dunked on eueh dde with sam
ple pana of doUKltnutM and tippler, and uieh
fellow was nlvtn u class of elder to vvitli
down Hide hard lime ilellciirle, Alter
IiiivIiir done JurtU-c to them-, a IjIk bowl of
chanipaKiie puiie-h wit litmight In .ind nil
thou who vvMumI to ml their drinks
were nllowpd to do vo, and nftir this, oh,
how Jolly they cot to be
llaMnir refreshed the inner man. speeches
were called for. llm l ChrlMoplier acted
n tontm ister and would h.ie nude a
eplendld one had the liovi let him. rltniul
Inp behind the inllerV dexk he calbd the
bano,iieler to order, or, nt leant, tried to.
JVIien ho diet Dial they Imrl aembled to
bid the old year a jiirtlnir farewell the
fintlment wan cheered nml a chowir of
npples Klven htm for the sentiment, lie
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& RING OUT THZ OLD, .""': ,'''' '-
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AUT OX THi: INVITATION CARDS.
tried to sneak acaln. but made little urnir.
ress, ns most of his time had to lie taken
up In dodging apples. W.H Heed, of the
abash ralltoad, was called upon to re
spond to the toast of the "Commercial
Ilxchanue," In the absence of the presi
dent, Hon. I? II Allen, who was unable to
be present. He starteil out by sayltur that
he would either hae to wear the crowd
out or the crowd would hae to wear him
out a seniinieni pietiy Keneraiiv con
curred In. and he was worn out. Then A.
J Vnnl.indinKhain was called out for a
speech. lie met with the same close at
tention as those who preceded him and
THi: TOARTMASTHP. I'llOTnCTS 1IIM-
was given numerous apps, which he
failed to riuh John 1 (JIor, Alfred
llert and I' A J'.unur wm down foi
hpeeclips and trird to k.cp th, ir eim.iKi
ments, hut met with pout sU,,,,. what
little they were nlkiw.d to s.ij was Bood.
but you couldn't h ir them While the
Fpeaklm,' was KOini; on W I) ir-int,dr.-si,l
up as a flypsj, N. al lleaihlkltl. as an oi
Kan Krlnder. with hand nrean. and Harry
)!eed, as a tambourine plajer, appealed
on the lloor and helpid the speaktis.
Toastmater Christopher had to ihoke
off the music several times, (;, ttiinj down
on the lloor ami i.itihlnir the orunn Ktlnd
cr bj the thioiit and loreliiK lilm In a
( orner wheie In- kit silmt until he could
.itch his tinnth, when he would break
forth iikuIii All of this was In behalf of
the I) i Nun-eiy. foi wntih thev wire
Olntr to t.iuo up a collei tlon While the
orKan pl.ijid, W. D (iraut's tvo little
boys, dresel up as policemen, inirud n
bli; box through the crowd with a slot, in
which numeious nkkles, dlnns and iiar
teis wero dropped.
The "hint" liy this tlmn had gotten
pretly well wound up for fun. tionio one,
fiiiiposcd to be l'rank Pratt, rolled In a
barrel of Hour tampks, and, with James
bi:o, cjiAitm: has tub floor.
n. Beaver, openid war on the crowd. As
many of the "boyi." had on thilr good
clothes there was a lively hcumpuliik' to
cover. Hen Christopher, tlm toustmistcr.
wits not neKli'Cttd Ho held up il chair
before him iih a shield, but both he and
his clinlr wtnt down under a fchower of
Hour bags, .Many of tho "lioju ' OllKht
shelter in tho two olhcis at the end uf tho
hall and closed the doors. Hun the) nut
safe for a time, but only for H time. I'lud.
ln that the besiegers went more nuinei.
oiis than the biskged. Secretary Uhaide,
who was with thu builegid. was pievuiled
upon to tilt-phone to the lire department
tnd ask for uu extension ladder, olfeijng to
i y for Its use, hoping, with his fi lends, to
Ih escapo to tho ground and tho Hour
peitup; that otherwise awaited them. The
On ipartnunt responded, but wmt to tho
wrong entrance, nnd whin the lire lad
lies began hunting for the Imprisoned
men tin y were run out of the building,
.leatiw Idle tho Joor had been burst open,
and the lislegid were captured. Tom
tiulnes who was with the ntt.iiklng party,
and who mily In the fray, had been iovt
ered vtUii Hour, recelvid a pan of water,
and thus a coating of dough. Btcretary
Charde was (aught nnd llttr.tlly rolled In
(lour. The Hour tnmpks having now been
ejliausu". hi exchungo hull and hallwajs
on tho fouith. ard thlnl lljors icvered with
Hour, sullinent honors wero supposed to
have I n don the djlng ear, und the
frollckei wiut home to repair damages as
best they oul.l
The Invitation was rather unluue In Its
artistic merits and u fuc jlmilu of tho
drawings are fhin In the large cut.
MR, ROZZELLE'S REPORT,
He lietleitn (lip Work He lln Done for
the Illy In the Wnr .lust
City Counselor llo7?elip etprdy lib
mlttcil to the city comptroll-r n report of
the worMni; of hli department for the.
car Jttl closed. In tilt liport he mmi!
"1 need not e.ik III del.i'l of the ln
boro nrllnn fiom the wnlcr work HtlRn.
Hon. Tlili ban been n matter of uttcli prib
lie Importance that on lire familiar with
nil the i-Ups that have been taken. 1 triift
Hint thl tae I now drawlni; to n eloe
and that loni; before Hie cspliiillott of the
lineal year the ilty will be In poelon
of nnd oprriitlng Its own vvntir work".
"The cae of the Wnrwlek Manufact
tirltut Company nnd Isaac1 Kldd, of Cleve
tand, O., airalnat the city for IJn.vu for at
li'KOd Infringement of patenti vv.is
rtached for Irlal In the mipremo court of
the I'nlteil Hlntps on the Tin ilay of tlili
month and dl5inled upon motion of the
illy for the appellants In properly perfeol
their appeal, thus dlcposlmr of this old
piece of lltlKiitloii In favor of the city.
"In the Kiipremo court of the state, the
ciife of Obainbtrlaln nk'nllut the elty for
ill. 131. 7ii was mulled nnd submitted to the
supreme court of the stale of Missouri
and decided In favor nf the city.
."The case of SlndlliiRer acnlnst the
elty, In which the plaintiff nnd sued the
city for J.TO.WJ for sivete Injuries ricilvcil
tv beliiK precipitated from a vlnduct 111
West Kansas and In which, a chntiKo of
venti" linvlm,' lieen taken to l,.irayette
countv, he hid lecnveii'd JudKitient, the
muse was ri'Verul bv the supreme court
without IxdnK tim.inded, thus Mititlnlns
the position contended for bv the eltv,
which was that the Injuries resulted from
the r.MlntHVH own neKllKvn, e, nnd the
eltv was not liable.
"The only eae In which the city was de
feated was the case of Mnrknultz ncilnst
thi' city for damaiTes for Rrnillni; .IclTerson
street, In which the plilntllT had recov.
cred a JudKment In the lower court for
.,J..l.r, . ,
I , j
J1.100 damages for the grading of Jeffer
son street, In the ear lvjl
"In the court of appeals the only case
of Importance disposed of was that of
Kansas Cllv against J. P. Ilallett. In
this case I was assisted by J. W Trailer,
ex-clty attornej, and C. I;. IlUrnh-im, city
attorney This case Involved tho validity
of the city or.llninces against the keep
ng of policy shops, the said ordinance had
been hi id invalid by the police court of
thu cits and the criminal court of Jackson
county lhe appeal to the court of ap
peals was taken b th citv nnd the Judg
ment of the criminal , ourt of Jackson
lounty was reversed and the ordinances
upheld bv the court of appeals.
"In IliIillMnn tr. thn t.ui .' i. .
I nae ndvid the board of public works
""' elty engineer, from time to time, in
writing, when requested, .as io the manner
of Issuing tax bills, the liability of property
IO bO thnrgil with snelnl neLucc,n&.,,a
and on questions as to the validity and con
struction of ordinances and provisions of
i. .,.- iu inaui-r anii an oiner matters
upon which my opinion was r. quested
'1 h.LVO also Siliie.,1 in uisil-r. ilin
other departments of the city when le
quested h them toi i,i opinion
"In conclusion, there is one suggestion
that I desire to mike Mam r,r th H.mnf-r
sulLs brought In this county are taki n. bi
lhe pl-ilntirts, on changes of venu. to other
cirx'Ults on the ground that th . iiv has an
unmix inuueme over the minds, of the In
habitants of this countv. In sn, h i ises it Is
necessary for the city to tender inch wit
ness. In older to compel thi m to attend
the trial, railroad mileage nnd witness fees
It has aho bien found advant.igi ous In a
number of cais to ask for spe, lal Juries,
as provided bj law, and In uih i ises it Is
neiissaij to deposit a "lira of money to
pn snld Jurors It has been the usiom of
ino on) lounsiior and nis assistants to
advance money for this purpose and after
wards present their bills to the i in fnr re-
imliursi menl I would respectfullv suggest
nail. in. iii o, Kiiiiuug oi me nsi.ii j ear a
fund should be set aside, subj.it to tho
i beck of the m.ivor or Itv comptroller, for
the p.isini nt of thi sc nee s-arj outlavs,
upon ii nroner leuulsltion fruni the lnw ile.
I pal l mint "
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Walsh In his report to the citv count., lor
"Ilurlnir the. said vear the number of
suits pindlng against Kansas City was
nlnetj tin total amount sued for In said
eases being the sum of f ns.SI'i 7t
"During said eai twentv-llv cases were
disposed of In the eiteuit courts of Jack
son, i.aiajeiu, naune nnu I'eius counties.
In vvhii h the total amount sued for was
sigo :ui, :.-,
"There was but one Judgment rendered
against the city In the circuit courts of
Jackson county doting s.ibi jtar This
judgment was lendrreil In the i ase of 1M
waid Honohue vs Kansas Citv Tho
plaintiff In this ease was Injured during the
construction of a portion of O. K. creek
sewer bv the citv.
"A motion for a new trial wns tiled by the
city In this ease, argued and t.lkm umbr
lulelsemi nt b the court t'nless a m w
trial Is granted, the case will be appealed
to lhe .supreme court.
"Theie ere also two Judgments tendered
against the lt' In eases which bad bet n
taken fre-.i this lountv . ' change of venu
one for l.ilful, nndered In lite i Ireult court
of '..ifnyette county, at Lexington, and tin
e net for $17) rendered In tin In nit com t
ol Saline count), nt Maishall, .Mo, both of
which cases have b 'en appealed by the
"Dining snld year five caer p, tiding In
the clri nit courts wete lompromlsed, with
the consent of the elty counselor nnd an
ihotlty of the major and i oininon couiull
The aggregate amount sued lor in these
cases was j.'.i). nnd the lot il amount paid
In settlement was $77j SO. The largest
amount nalo in settlement was tn.it in the
case of II. W. liaggs vs Kansas Citv The
plalntiif. In this ini-e, fell upon a defective
sldevv ilk. breaking one arm and one e,
and claimed to have been pnnlvztd upon
one side on ae, ount nf his injuries. The
i use was taken from this county Iiv rh.iir.re
of venue nnd trlid nt the .May term of tho
ircuit i ourt oi r.ius county it tstuana
The amount sued for was i2).r) After a
prolonged trial, the jury In the case dis
agreed, vvhUh would luivo neiessltnted u
re-trill of the use, had It not b,cti eom
pronilsnl Imisfniii h ns the expense of an
other trial would hive ben large and the
olii'oine doubtful, it was deemed best to
inmpromlse tho matter l the payment of
"The balance piid In settlements $272 To
was divided beiwen four eases, the largest
amount paid being lluO "
Second Assistant City Counselor Clirence
R IMImir reported to the city counselor n
detailed statement nf the workings of his
department, whlih deals entlrelj with con.
demnatiou eases, the most Important of
which during the jeir were the In lepend
, tun loulevird and the North Terrace
i.ises, both of which wne appealed to the
Western hospitality Is proverbial nnd the
food served Is cooked with Dr. I'llce's
Long 'trip of Orphans,
John and Hffa Torrence, of Southampton,
nngland.were ut the I'nion depot yesterdiy
moinlng on their way to Kan 1'r.inclitu,
their future home, John w is V and his
sister I je.irs of age. and they had been
on their Itlp for sixteen das. They aio
orphans and are going to an older blstir,
with whom they are to make their home la
hl.atiiig ut Wu'blagton Park.
Skaters who wish to enjoy their favorite
sport to-day will nnd excellent ice at Wash
ington park. The Ice was tested yesterday
iind declared to he all right. There will
be Hres going in the bath house and hot
coffee and lunth will be rv0.
We have made extraordinary preparations
for the greatest Muslin Underwear Sale ever at
tempted. This Sale of Muslin Underwear will
begin Thursday at S a. m. sharp.
Watch the morning papers for particulars.
To-day we will close the Store at 12:30 p. m;
Wishing you a 1 lappy New Year, we are
Yours Very Respectfully,
WITH THE USUAL NOISE,
Thu .New Yi-ir lUhi-ml In byltlowlng of
VVIil'tli s nnd Hinging of
If noise demonstrates Joyousncss then n
very Jo.vous city welcomed 1S9 nt mldnlghl
last night Whistles, bells, guns and lire
works announced the death of the old e.ir
nnd the birth of the new. Shouts of people
who had remained awake to watch the old
cnr out nnd who were about on the streets
were heard on every bund. There were lev
i lers, too, abroad on foot and In carriages,
who with n vltw of the annual "swearing
off" to-dnv, hud been "celebiatlng" In .1
At sevetnl of the churches the old year
was watched out by pal ties gainoreil lor
The new joar comes In with mild weather
for this season of the jear. Hcivj over
coats were uncomfortable vesteiday and
last night the air was barely cold.
A reception will be given to-day at the
Kansas City Club from ii to 0 p. in. foi
members and their friends,
-Mis M. 1). Wood, Mis. S. 1!. Ptevost,
.Mrs. r A. Hoffman, Mrs. J c tlreeliniun
and Miss Patience Dickinson will receive
their friends on New Year's dav from J un
tlll ." p in , at Calanthe temple No. 1 hall,
southwest corner l'ouitecillh and Grand
The ladles Interested In the Children's
home Invite their friends generally to as
sist them In celebrating their twenty-fifth
annlversar.v at the home, en Clunlotte
street At 3 o'clock a well known poetess
will Introduce In turn each peison who has
earned a dollar for the building fund nnd
she will tell in rhvme how It was gained
rarr.igut post, J. A. 11. will keep open
house to-dnv from 11 a. in. to 3 n m.. in
Grand Army hall on Giand avenue near
A reception will be held at the Y. M
C A. bv the Christian Hndcavor societies
To bridge the Atlantic' As well might
try it as io eqmi me merits oi ur. l'nces
Cream Halting Powder.
Denths ntitl I'nnernl.
The remains of riederick 3. Oodkln, a
son of William D. Godkin, of 2011 Holmes
stnet, will be brought to this city to-day
from Tort Worth, Tex He was 22 ears of
age and died of tjphold fever on Saturday
last. The time of the funei.ll services will
be announced later.
The funeral services over the remains of
Mr JIary Plumstei 1, who died nt her
home, 24i Chestnut stnet, on Sunday,
will be held at 2 SO o'clock this afternoon.
The burial will be In I'nion cemetery. -Mrs.
Plumsteel was 49 i.ais of age.
Mrs. i.mie M Clevenger died esterday
at her home, JUS Park avenue, at the age
of .10 vears Her death was caused by
erysipelas. The remains will be taken this
morning to Odessa, .Mo., foi burial.
The remains of Jay Johnson, a. 1-5 ear-old
child of J. i: Johnson, of I2S Cvpiess ave
nue, who died on Sundav- night, will bo
taken to-day to Missouri City for burial .
The funeral services over the remains of
Susie Daniels, a child of Men It Daniel-, of
1311 Walnut street, wcie held jestcrday
afternoon at 2 "0 o'clock. The burial was
In Union cemetery. The child died on Sun
Maud Williams, who committed suicide
by tnklng motphine, was hut lid at 3 oclock
v-eswiclav nttcinonn In I nlon ccmeterv
The remains of i'red C P.itton. who died
or Injuries received by the xpkvdon of a
boiler in the .Midland hotel, were taken
from the city hospital to his lite home,
"lis Oak street, jesterdaj The funeral
services will be held this afternoon at 3
o'clock, the Itev. John I. Sevvnll otlk luting,
alter which the remains will be taken to
Mason Cii, la , for burial
Mrs Silvia I. Chase, a widow, who had
lived in Kansas Cit for Iiv, ears past
died estenlay evening at li.r home ..OP,
Walnut street, at the age of id vents Her
deal, was enus.d by cancer The funeral
sVi vires will be held at liei la .; home at 3
o'clock this afternoon The lem.ilns will
be taken to New Umdon, o. lor burial.
Umll Willing was Unci $10 -icsterdny for
pesting bills on ub phono poles.
A II uimeiod. charged with obtaining
tin by hi u km ill. bus been unable to give
$-i)0 bill und is still In Jail
The minor of Uetiolt wrote tho city
cleik yc stctdnv for copies of ordinances re
lating io the licensing of horses mid pri
Here hits at the custom house yesterday
who t veil ears of base lead bullion fiom
Mexico, one nse of furs fiom Germany
and tirteen sacks of pe is from Gci tunny
Mr. Levi Chubliuck, of Kidder, sectetnry
of the Suite Dalty Association, was In the
illy last evening on his v i to the south
ern patt or the stato In the Interest of that
lu'il runiivv.ij In the llnst bottoms last
night John lleiidilek, a gardenet, received
a broken ankle. He was taken In the Cen
tml police, station, wlu-te Polke burgeon
I uen attended to his injury.
A small lilaro was caund on the Kle.
vated railway slimline. Just wist of t tits
Illghth street tunnel, vcsteiday morning,
by sparks fiom a locomotive Igniting the
woodwoik The loss wail nominal
lien Pollock was lined $10 In tho police
coutt vestetclav morning on n ihaige of
assaulting II Itoblnsnn and his d tughter,
Mm Anna Hlnom. at I'.lghth and Cheny
stiects The tiouble grew out of an al
leged debt due Pollock fiom Itobllison.
The regulnt monthly meeting of tho
Kansas Ctv Hqual Suffrnre Association
will be held Wednesday, January 2. nt 2
n m in the dub looms of the Cnates
House. Hkctton of ollicets and other busi
ness of Impoi tnneo will come heroic the
meetlni,. A lull attenilnnie Is loquestcd
Chillies It lllggs vvns arraigned hi lore
Justice Walls jestciclaj on a ehuige of
killing Nlcholis Smltli ut Shi Hleld on lie.
ecinbir 21. The chaige was llxeii at mur
der In the second degree. Hlggs waived n
prutlniliiiity healing ami was leleased un
der Sl.'iOO bond to await the nctlon of tho
Mis. I,UIe Mnntello swore out n war
taut jcsteielay for the ani'st of Mis, A,
Noland, of No SIO Washington stlcct. on
u charge of throwing roeus ut In r bus.
band. Mis Montello alleges that Mrs. No
laud hahituull) carries a levolver und
billy and Hint every one living In liei
in Ighlioi hood Is In mm tal diead nf lui.
Wnr ley riiMan nnd Gertlo 1'lemlng, tho
would-bo suicide, who llud u bullet
through her body, nnd strangely, iitov
"eied, were In pollen court istorda. Iloth
wero ni routed Saturday night on suspicion
of stealing $ tintn I.lzzle Carr. of No. 2JI
Walnut Hcet The 1'lemlng gitl vvas ills.
charges! estercl.i. nnd rithlau vvas rom-
The, Taxpcrs' League, of Columb.nV'o . '
vviotei to the city cleik yesterday asking ,
for the following Information: "I'lrsl, bus I
the tlectrlc Unlit lompany In ICausaa City I
an exclusive frnnchlFo' Second, how long I
inltteu to inn worKnouto lor iitty nijs,
has thu plant been III opeiutloii? Thlnl
how mucii taxes noes tne company pay
and what percentngo of tho receipts does
It pay io me cuyi
rourtli. what Is the
price of lights?"
were fmouhlc ring unci, Ijlng down on a
Inuniie, coyereq ner neacl Willi u stuwl
Tho loom vvas close and when tho girl
was found she was utmost unconscious I
Il om ine eiici-is oi inudiiiig ine luinea oi
A young uauKiiier nt irect Koenier, or j. n. Jlules und Jumes W. Cook, of Ma.
ITU l'l-anklln street, had u naiiow escape (I,,i, mq iru 0t tho New Albany iistert
fiom usphyxbulon ycterelay. A sanltury day,
olllcer had fiimuiled tho house nfler the, r it rillott of Manchester Kas was nt
recoveiv of a child fiom on infectious ills. J' ft ': "lfc j ?"ie,uuy. ' ,v '' W S at
ease. Tho daughter, not knowing the na. l"" ,, V t Srai Aio , i
tuio of the funilganta which were in the "?' I'.YJ',"?:, ,,f t-utneron, Mo., was In
bouse, retlied to the loom where ibev tlio clt yeaterday.
PRICES MOSTLY BULLISH,
him:at opi:ni:i) runt .ni ;r.osi:it
At ti it a (iain or t-i mi.r.
Corn Wns Also I'lrin und vnncwltnt High.
er, Oats Were Mcndy but Cm hanged,
nnd Provisions Were strong
and All Closed Higher.
Chicago, Dec. 31. lluslnoss on 'change
was of moderate volume during the short
time It was permitted to proceed. Wheat
prices were generally bullish. At the close
a gain of 'io hud been established. Corn
also ruled linn and a Rhade higher, nnd
provisions were strong. 1'ork, compared
with Saturday's closing prices, Is 12'2c high
er; lard is 10o higher, and ribs "'jo higher.
-May oat3 closed unchanged.
Wheat openid llrm at just a fractional
advance over Saturday's closing pi Ice.
The ro weie sellers on Satin day nt 57s.c,
and that jirlce was bid at the opening this
morning. A good m iny sellers succeeded
In gettlnrr C73c, nnd one, nt least, got CT3,c.
I'ardildge had his brokers selling nt the
start, and they kept that up until the buy
ers appeared to have had enough and then
the price sagged a, trllle, one or two sales
being effected at OT'.c. The tecelpts and
shipments since Stturdny were light. The
ligltres in the visible slirmtv were oln.nl,.
.scanned a they came In, and the marke't
nuiii-ii uiiuout moving inticii lor the iestilt,
but gradually strengthening. When it i.e.
gnu tp Indicate n decrease of about WW.ooO
uu-neis, me price got up to f.T'hC tor .May,
and stood nt that for a minute or two
before turning down again. The visible
supply stntetuetu showed a decrease of
010.ti bushels, the burned wheat In Toledo
being wined out of It The total Is now
iib,!ji,l.ti bushels. A jear ago theio was
an Increase of 2W.rn bushels and the total
then was bO,22S.uW bushels The price near
the rlose touched 57Ta'i:Sc and the latest
trading was at 5i"c.
The business in corn was fairly good. The
tone was llrm, but the Huctuatlons covered
a very narrow range. M iv opened at AS'i
fflSc, old .is high as -iS'JftlSV and as
low as 4S'c, and when tho ilototts proceed
ings which characterized tho last half of
the session commenced, the trading price
vv.i tsMitsijc. Hrokers who visually trade
for Captain Phillips eiern f.nlrlv- .n,ul l,i.,.
ers duilng the dav and the selling for oiit-
-iue avrauiu uppeareu io come principally
fiom the West.
During tho e.irlv n-irr nf the sei!n r,,,ii
a business was transacted In oats. Values
were conilned to a nnrrnw mntr. nnri ,ir,jf.a
steidy. .May sold between 31c and Slljc,
closing at the former price.
Provisions were tinner on the receipts
pf hogs turning out to be not morn than
half or the number expected Trices opened
up fiom 2lc to no all around and continued
to stiffen up during the time that business
was permitted to proceed The close was
strong at about the highest price of tho
real cv clone of nnnnlnHt. l i.aI,,.- .
Jo.ved by Dr. Price's, liaklng l'owder among
Icwitl's llrle f Outing,
Wichita, K.is , Dec. Sl.-CSpecIal ) Oliver
P. Jewell broke In 1 at W'on.iu.n.i r t
last week, and was caught esterday on the
South Canadian, mil Is now hack in his old
cell. He pried out his prison bars with a
pipe. The tnoinlng ufter his esenpe he
was over fottj miles from Woodwind He
r.m nil night mil tin n fc 11 exhausted, and
was soon overhauled by the pursuing pnrtv.
who had trill. t blm with dogs Jewell
will be hang.cl next week for the murder
of a man named MeGinnls and a boy
named Ilurd in the Cherokee Strip
lie turned 1'rolll the s.i,uti.
Assistant Suneilntendent f C McNeill.
of the bond of education, has ic turned
fiom Ci.llvevtou, Tex., where he went to
uttend the mating of the Southern lilu
ciition.il Association on December 2c, 27
and 2s Profi ssor G H Mortison, of the
high school, wa-s also in utten. lance upon
the meeting and his pane r. "The Ilo.aln -
und Yentll itiini of School llulldlngs," was
very well ineiveci, j ne gatmring was. a
New York "Was lle.ilthv l.istcnr.
New York. D. c. 31 John I. N.igle. M. T .
chief of the bun-ail of i, cords, m.i.ie his an
nual leport to-dnv The upon shows the
he ilth of the lesidcnts of tills citj has been
belter duilng P-ai thin an 5ar siiK.e isi4,
whin the death rate vvai 17 '.'l to thi ,cw
The deaths .n this eltv In the past yeai
weie 41,21.', against II. ISO In 1S91.
'lhe deatlis in tenements iimounted to
20.1 13, against 21,371 last t.ir, a die lease of
Itiillrnaii Ihnpliijiis L'liught,
llloomlngton, HI., Dec 31. The failure of
the banks at Blater, Alo , caught many
mploves of the Chicago fc Alien inlltoad.
Train Dispatchers White and Gossettu were
caught lor $l" and ISm re"-pecilvelv, while
Hogle liud $2") depo-lted. llnglnccr Mullen
Ioes S7,i", the savings nf je.us, anil Hn
glneer James Wetton it.ouu M. 11 Plica
had deposited $15,000 In the bank a tew d.iit
piloi io Its collapse, lniinel'ti- io pa foi a
latin Willi h ho bad put chased.
Mr. OnIey I'niild .Not Attend.
Giving to the fnet that llet order Owsley
was detnlueel ut his olllee ycsteiday by tho
Jamison lontest no depositions were t.ikin
us Intend! d In the Sloan-keshkai contest
In tho olllee of Johnson cV l.neas To-moi-iow
morning ut 10 o'clock Recorder Ows
ley will tliiish his deposition nnd may per
haps pioduro tho tally sheet fiom pie
Concert nt Srhnrnngel's hull every Tues
day and I'rlday nvenliigs.
A. I-. Gere. Chicago, Is nt tho Coatcs.
J II. I'm lli, HI. I.ouls, Is ut tho Coatcs.
,l! O Stockwell, St. Joe. Is ut tho Co.ites.
G W. Gra, Oniulm, Is nt tho Conies.
C M JKvvltt, Chicago, Is at the Coatcs,
G. W. Wood, HI Pato, Is at the Coatcs,
1'. W. llatier, Htlca, Is nt tho Coatcs.
I). H. Wiilson, Ntodesha, Is at tho Coatcs,
J. M. Miller, Washington, D, C, Is at the
I, Jl, Dlllard, Lexington, Ky., Is at tho
J J, Jones, Dover, Mo., Is at the Metro
politan, J, H. Stone, lUdorndo, Kas,, Is nt tho
, V,bllta n "' ' " '
,, , .,",, ,-in . r nuts la ne ih aim
. ;,' 1,u c'"' bi- I'n,llsi ,a " 'bo Metro,
' ?'" "!'', . ., ,, ,,
Daniel Craven, of Council fliovo, Jvas., Is
II, S. Piescott, Now York, la nt tho Met-
at the New Albany,
. I . lliciu, Ol C.CCIIIUIIU, .tiu., Ul IIIU
. storts and J. H. nqdecrs, of Slater,
.3IO., uie in inu .acvv ;vioani
If your condition or your physician In.
.uicaie u ueeu oi urus, uear in mint
I Love's drug store, Tenth and Walnut.
Our own prices on
Pianos we sell. Wc
buy for cash and get
not obtained by
fore it's a reasona
ble proposition that
we sell Pianos lower
than anyone. Come
and see compari
son shows it plainly.
Oltlett Muttc ltowc fii Allium t'llj.
bliRbt of a
is a reireshmjraml beautifyini: prep
aration which imparts to the com
plexion the soit i;lovv ol the tea rose
and removes freckles, pimples and all '
i impurities of the skin. Pozzoni's has '
won its way into tne continence ot
ladies all over the land. A thirty
jears'test has proven its merit. In
three shades: Pink or flesh, White ,
and brunette. iv
run ami: hvcktiviichc:.
io West Ninth St., Kansas City.iUo.
Leading and Successful Specialist lu Illood,
Nervous and Urinary Disease.
M:itvots in. mi, in, Mith its many
gloomy avtnptonis, cured.
l.Osjf VI1AI IIV permanently restoted
syimi II.IS cured for life without mercury.
IlltlNAf.V iI'5;a,-i.i cured quickly and
VV lll.N ALI, OTHr.Its I'AII. consult Dr. IL
J Whittler ind receive the cnudla opinion of i
phsicliu of experience, skill and Integrity. No
piomlses niids that cannot bo fulfilled
viunitlM.s Iiuulshed at small cost, and
sent anywhere staled Treatment NliVh.tt
"SUM . U I).
riltcr. consultation and urinary analysU
fJTTTnP to health and emergencies, sealed,
U U XLEj for , r,,t t imps, lllauks l'reo.
Call or addiess lu confidence
Dr. H. J. WHJTTIER,
HlWest Midlist., KA.Ns,.s CITY, .lit).
WHEN ALL OTHERS TAIL.
Tho 3)r. XInrvey
Human Wand Truss.
? BSFT- 'U3T LIKE U3IH0 YOUR FISG.I1S
S a-" QU KNOW HOW THAT ISI
I"cr Dctc-'rtlvo Circulars AddroM
K. I. VEAJSHOX .: CO., Soie Mu'rij
rt Ilialio Hull Una-. K AN SAS CITY. J!0.
Dr. E. p. Wests Htna and Brain Trcitmenl
ISFntiliuiiliriilllvonritipn ituarnntee, I jr author
lied siitiiii nal, io euro Weak Miinnn; Ixiss of
lirsinsnd Atriu Power; LortlisiiUnnJjOulrlinwf:
Jdght Ioi, i.tII Unaiii); lJici: of Uoui'dcucc:
iroouc; lostltuilu, ull Drcdnt; I.ot Pov.i.r
id tho Oeiwtieiiv.1 or"iics ( i i ith-r n'i, ciae-M by
iworicirllon; irutlifiil Krrorf, or Kicts.lio Una c
Tobacco, Oi luiu or J imwr. which nonu lend to
Ml.er Coimmiitlan.IuKiinftjr nnd Death, llymail,
tlnhoi, l,tcirS' vihh wiltimfiwarniitio to euro or
1'ederniann .'. Ilallar, nruitclsts and Sola Aiti
501 ,Mdln sjirct, Kausis City, Mo.
Iluy Tour Plaits direct fiom ilia manufacturer
and b.ive deilur'b pro'lu llest Jluutlnct I'lagsat
the followlm. taij low prion
O. b. Ilffiiliilon I'laKs-Sfi., f.'TSejcht Oft.,
Vs'.'i, Til.. (JLbi, S It, Sltyj. lu It.,5ii0, il lu.
A75; II II. iT5, lei It, 410.73, l.aruer lz
tamo proportion. Addross
C J. JiAKRU, 101 W. THIRD ST.
KANSAS CITY MO.
PlUTOilK-Uulture lntmo Itfhlnar
nilavtiiifft iiiabI ut ulirli ti tfuiiu Lvar rule kin
iJlowcd l CJUtlnaw tuinur I rn pntl prutfJi
Llit.llM(titlAurtJlli)Iuitr. tfD.lt itai4iH4L,rtj
PILES FISTULA fffi
No pain or detention from business. Call or
w i He tor boot. Consultation free. Hours U to I
Uu. tit una . tti . lu W, nth t,i Kausi!. Cliy. Ua
Sir. r.. T, .Monro Will Arrlio To-day,
A illipatch wn received jesterday from
Sir I- T. llouc, of Ilulkne, lloore, IJtneiy
A: Co., fiom ill l'a-o, Tex., atatliib' that ho
will urrlvc In Kunaau City lids mornlutf
over tho Santa IV road. Tho dlsputch
fuither Btatel that Mr. Jlooro has ricov
eicd to u luifo tMent from his lnjuiy and
s entirely oit of damrer, Mr. Mooro und
his party wire en roulo to the City of
Mexico, iv her ho was so unfortunate us to
huild lilinell with hot cutfee. Ills Injury
became s.u ttrlous thut there was daiiKer
of blood polsonliiu. ills biother-ln-lavv, Pr.
flulnes, Joined too party ut l.a Vc-jas. and
lias been truUlng Mr. Mooio
s ih j&m
x Mil Fr
1 js r
loa nnd to4 West 9th Mrcct, Kansas City, Mo.
Tho Ol t ItelHIilo lloelnr. Oldest l-i Arc, I.nncest I.oealcd. A Tteprnla
llrndmila In Jtedlrlnc. Ot.r 87 leurs Special Vractlcc.
...c ,..., v- iv- iii.i. ,.. ini runniir nmvcius tiri SttCIAL DISEASES. Cures
nmtinterd or inoncy n funded. All medic nes f urnKlieil ready ;fnr ue. No dctcn
Km iwiii l.tilucs. l'atlenM nt a. dlstnncc trcilcd br mill and express. Medicine?
teiitrvrrywhcre.freotroinrarnorbrtBUriRe. Chsrces low. otcr nmu cn'es . cvimi. apo nnii
rTHAimMrtint. ?,tiito vottnaso and seuSfc)' terms. Consultation is Ino and conn
ilrntlal, either veroiillv or hy letter. ,,, ,c....i...
Seminal Weakness and Sexual Debility, (Xry')
rroducmu loes. pimples nml blotches on the fare, rush s of Mood to he oil, piiln j In ck. coaj
lued Ideas nml fomct fulnrsa, b ishlulncs. nrerslon to society, loss of jejuni I'Owr. low of
ni-ihhood. &c . cured lor life. I rnn step nil nlcht lrue. res era lou ncxniil power, restore ncrra
hod bralu povrcr, cnlargo and Blreagthm w caw parts und maWo j ou ut for tnatriube.
llinttcrrihlodlicnse, lnnllltsjl:f-.icf tj.c pcnnaucuuv rurcu wiiuoiii
0 II 1 1 A Is3 fnrrns nml ntscc4 cur
lire, inoouroi'oninp. t.i;i.i ijica". 1 ".f".
htvcllliii!. Sore", t'.onorrliu innd Clleet. atidnll
forms of I'rtv-nto Diseases posItlTcly cured or
KnrvL- 'or both rrtcs. DO pace. ST tilcture'.
IJUUrv. truoto lll.i. with full description of
above dtecacs, tho clTrcts and cure, pent ri-il-
I'll 111 OllUII wrillU'l-l ijl .', ,11 ..." 's ..bu ....
little boolt and nu3vcr list ot tun stlons.
r.. n.T.....,i nt Aimtnmif
1-1 CO iTlUSCUin Ol AliatOmy
life-like modclfl and wax fli;urci ileerly impress tho ndnui u school ot ln-j Sundays to io 12.
Btrtictlon a sernon without vords. t "...,...
I II -ton. JtBOO ditmilled In thi tank, uhlch I Hill ferftit for ebon dttcasei that I cannot tun.
ASK FOR A
EXACT SIZE PERFECTO!
Tho MERCANTILE IS THE FAVORITE TEN CENT CIGAR.
Tor sale by all rirt-class Dealers. Minufactured bv the V. It. Itlt'K Mliltt'AM 11, K OIOAII
O. 1'actory Xn Wl St. Louis, Mo CHAs. W. T.Avn, Wtstern AtJt., BOl I.ydli Ave, Ka. City
MISSOURI NATIONAL BANK
lfllU?3JUUIl.l New York Life Buildiivr.
imti-iTiiits: J " V. KtF.Grii. President.
uuii tTui.M j u,M)V(i kumpf. Vice I'res't
Foreign Drafts Issued on
IS LIKE A GOOD TEMPER, "IT SHEDS A
B. W. TTOOntVAHD.
WOODWARD. FAXON & CO.,
DKALKRS IS rjUXTS, OILS A.SD Or.A.1).
1206 and 1208 Union Ave. (Noar Union Depot), Kansas City, Mo.
Dliectlon Win It. Hajden.
arATixm: at 2:30 io-niisiit at s.
Weds Uvc. .SHKhTOOr TO roxijiinit
Thurs I'rl. bit Mat THI! HKMtlliri'A
!s.it.i:ve .... . . mi: iMhiaowiit
N1 week Sol Smith Itilsscll.
LAND OF THE
MIDNIGHT SUN. '"
rxt Suiul.iy J K. KimiH't.
9". OPERA HOUSE.
Only Ileal incitement IN TOWN I xllls
THE PRODIGAL FATHER Ms?
t Mind ij- Mi;lit-"lli I'lurltj ll.ill.
The IllKgcst leloilr.iin itlu Suecetirt
Of lilt, tM!,"OI!,
"THE SHI? OF STATE,"
1'rltrs, ln , 5 , rifle' fide, 7 fie.
AMEltl CAN I lHIKOtKAN I
Open Iruin ft it. m. to 11! ualilnlcht.
Op.n from 630 a. m. to 12 mldalirht.
Private Dining Rooms
run rAi'.rins ami ci.uus.
tafe Line Pool Room
No. 4 CENTRAL AVE.
Kiclit nt the State I.lue. "I." Iload and ntth
street Cable p.ns tho door, IlcoKiiuhlns on all
Iljtes uud biiortlns Uvcnts tbroiiKlioui iba
lountry C. I.. M ALT IIV, rnnirlntor.
v .G-. pVr'io-.
East Wing H, V. iifa BiJg, , KAKoAB 0ITY. MO,
JJoetdtccpin?, Ehortlianil, 'lypewrtting, Teleg.
raphy, English Dracihet, Uodira I,:ngtiiii,'08, etc, tt
h r, BPALDIK0, A. 1!,, Resident.
Hay mid Aifif ttclwul.
ALLEN STAMP AND SEAL CO,,
Mann fjcturcrs and engrav
era of llubuer nnd .Steel
Stamps, Stencil!,, Jlruss
Checks, Was ami Notarial
Seals, ilibbon and Jiotal
lladges, AVlilto Enamel
Letter SIl'us. Umbrellus
repaired. Keys fitted.
Tel. 9G3. 802 Delaware Street,
GOLD MEDAL, Paris exposition, JSSO.
AND THE CHICAGO EXPOSITION AVARD.
THE HOST PERFECT OF PENS. !
Wsntwortfi Military Academy.
TIII8 Ii tli most sttccfssfnl year In ttio
lilstory o( this Institution. Very fovv
places remain tinllllctl After tlio
ClirKlinniv hoUtlavs scliool Unties will be re
Mimed .lunttary Ttli. Tlti li nti r.tcellcnt
tltno to enter, ns tlio clnses will then bo ro
orgaulreil for the ecqnd tcrtn.
Tor full Information nnd cntaloguc, nil
Major Saniiford Sellers, SuX;n.'ocnn.Sfd
10riw" " , 11.U9UV, iuimum i,tjiiKir wi
ounil. rso pa:n, no exposure, a-aiicn cuu
1 0 tin) treatment nt home.
Dliotiiri'itJctn T,1 CI rent Turkish
KneilmatlSIH jthntmntto Cure. A
Hl'ltEi t c'ltll. Thonrcatest nlicovcry In tho
annaH t medicine. Ono dco Klrcs relief; 3
row d ui srcir.ovo fever mid naln In lolntst a
cttroln n fevr d-irs. Send Mattmcnt ot case.
. .. . y . ....... v -,---
I with f la np ior circular. .... ,.-.....
Tor Men Only. Ttcplctowltli J omcr.iicits
.honsomH of curiosities. Tho 1 Sa.m.toBp
it. H roviNQTov. C.islilrr D. A. MdiinnEV
r. 11 KUMP, II. J. HUCKE, S. S SLRAX.
all Parts of tho Old World.
J. O. HOBXOS.
Cabinet Letter Files
Transfer Cases 'c0,"" oi
Indexes and Box Files
P. F. Pettibone & Co.
(Successors to Jolin Morris Co.)
48 & 50 Jackion St., CHICAGO.
WE GUARANTEE TO MAKE PRICES
LOWER THAN THE LOWEST.
IS THE BEST.
FIT FOB A KING.
A?3& FINECALF &K.DAKCi
Oyer Ono Million People wtar tlio
W. L. Douglas $3 & $4 Shoes
All our shoes are equally satisfactory
They slvo the bct valuo for tha inoncy.
They equal custom Ihoea In tyl and lit.
Their wearing qualltlea aro uniurpu Med.
Tho prices are uniform. . stamped on sole.
From $1 to $ j saved over other makes.
If j our dealer cannot supply youvvocaa. Sold by
V. A.AIIHN'IW. -t-TI Mlliui.otll Avr.
r,(II.Il!N i:A(il.i:, h, W, mr, 1 till und .Muln.
Jl. T. .VMI VTS, .110 .Vlulllhl.
'. .11. 1IAI1N. I.V43 Criiivil Avr.
ltllllMIII IIIKO.. iO'i.l V. IMIll St.
mill) t'ltlll, IliiUli hirliiKllcld Avr.
QR ATEFUL-COMF ORTING.
"Ily a tboiouKhUnovvIedBoot th natural lavvi
vvhlcliijovorn tbooi.rallou3 of iIIkmUou und
nutrition, and liy a rareCd apidlcatlon of llis
Hue propcrllei of vyell sal ted Cocoa, Mr Kppj
lias provided lor our ore jdst aud uppor
delicately llavornd barora 'o which may s ivo ih
many heavy doctors' bills, nis by the Judicium
uvei of mich articles of diet that ;i louslltuilou
may bo nr.iuu.illy built, up until atroui: enouim
to resist ev cry tiiudeusy 10 disease lliindrtd-i
of nubile m iladles, am fl itlUBaioundusriady
to aitacli wherever llieiu ,1 a vvealc point, we
may rsidpe many a lata .halt by kceplui' our
telves well fortlticd with i ura Hoo.1 and a prop,
eriy nourished frame." 01 Mrclie a:dti
.Made simply with boll!" j water or milk. Sold
only In half-pound tins, I ijronu, labeled thus:
JAMES ms i C0..L(iU llomopalliie Chemisls,
London. I niilaud.
bese little Pills Mill
ulckly euro Constl.
41 lou. Congestion,
hi-adache. tsro that
'ords, "Oraim de
' auto du l)r. t'rauck"
aiebrluted In i colors
on 11 1 of box. Others
roy .l'arts.E. Fouiit;.
U4 A. f'o . New York
Vou ciiu luui- Tlio Ju11r11.1l ilt-llv
cred ut jour dour tor Illtceu c-cuta
KMJ,'i ' M a I'll H3
U lUt. tl I.M'K'a U