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DEALT BUTTERINE A BLOW
SKNATi: l'Ass:s A lllt.li WHICH ALMS
TO DDSTltOV A 111(1 IMllSTllV,
II II til Sigurd by tho tlnrrrnnr tlio
Poor .Man Will Ho forced In
II t Hack to Hank Conn-
The news of the passage of house 1)111
No. Sfi by the sennto al JelTerson City
yesterday caused much disagreeable sur
prise In tho city, ns It had been hoped
Hint tho senate would refuse to pass II.
The bill was Introduced In the house by
Representative K. S. Clurnoy, of Cald
well county, nml was pushed through
that body mid the senate by him nml
Levi Chubbiick. nnd tho dairy lobby
that has been lighting the butterlnc In
dustry for so long In tho stnte. The
provisions of tho bill are such ns to
practically prohibit the manufacture nnd
sale of oloomnrgniinc nnd butterlnc In
the stnte under tho most serious penal
ties. Tho bill, which Is very severe In
nil Its provisions, bavins passed both
houses of the legislature, Is now In tho
hands of Governor Stone for action.
The bill Is one that strikes n heavy
blow at this city, Inasmuch as tho only
butterlnc factory In tho slato Is lo
cated here. It Is the house of the Jacob
Dold Packing Company. Representa
tives of the llrm who lind been In Jeffer
son City were hopeful all the time that
the measure would not receive the ap
proval of tho legislature, but they were
disappointed In that.
Spenklng of the bill and Its Improvi
dent provisions, Mr. ,T. Martin Jones, of
the Dold Packing Company. Inst even
ing stated: "The enactment of the law Is
liable to seriously Interfere with our
business. The progress of the packing
Industry during the past few years has
been such as to make tho butterlnc de
partment of a packing house one of tho
chief departments. This bill wipes it
out, nnd In, this manner Interferes with
the ordinary run of business so that wo
are compelled to look with favor on the
plan of possibly moving our plant to
Wichita, where wo have a branch house
and where our business would not be In
terfered with by the vicious class legis
lation. "During tlio past year the state of
Kansas produced over 14 per cent of tho
butterlnc of tho United States nnd
consumed less thnn 2 per cent of the
amount. Wo nro the only firm In Mis
souri making the product, nnd wo are
employing In our place S00 people dur
ing the year. Of the number, COO nro
heads of families. VI? have been doing
a good business In t'Jlllne and tho sales
of the product linciijnuseil shipments
of car lots to other states. This bill,
If signed by the governor, may cause the
closing of the plant and throw tho men
out of employment. The employes of
our plant live In Missouri.
"The objections to butterlnc coming
from the dairy Interests iro nil mis
taken criticisms. Butterlne does not
come into competition with the dairy
product. It Is the poor man's butter,
and with It taken from him he will not
bo able to have Hint luxury; ho must
either tnke one-third of his day's wages
to purchase a pound of dairy butter, or
else take what ho can find In the mar
ket of tho nauseous compounds that are
rrut to the city for butter. The poor
an is willing to use the butterlne, nnd,
' lasmtteh as It costs less than half what
'.airy butter does, and Is chemically
pure. It fills a place distinctly its own.
"There Is another view of tho mat
ter that is not generally known. Tho
fliilry people claim that the popularity
of butterlne has crippled the dairy busi
ness and caused great losses to the men
In that line of trade. Tho state Is
a stock raising country more than It Is
a dairy state. In tho Vest during the
past year there was sold for market
over O.OfM.OOO cattle. Tho Increase In the
value of each nnlmal on account of
the butterlne trade was SI. 10. This was
caused by this fact: Prior to the use
of the fine tnllow as olco oil It was sold
as tallow at 3 cents per pound. Now
mnde into oleo oil It brings 8 to !) cents
per pound, and this Increase 111 value
goes into the pocket of the stock raiser
and at the same tlnfe enables us to pro
duce for tho consumption of the poor
people a pure compound fur use ns but
ter. It carries with It a double benefit,
ns can be plainly seen.
"Now, there is In Missouri more men
to be benelited by tho success of stock
raising than tho dnlry Interests. There
is always a good market for fine dairy
products and tho effort should be to get
a better Held for the market of the live
stock of tho state. Just think of tho
nggregato value to tho stock raisers of
the Vest during the past year. The
little Increase of $1.10 per head on tho
six million mnrketed amounted to JS.GOO,
000, which wetit directly Into the pockets
of the thousands of stock raisers.
"Tho act takes tho poor man's butter
in Missouri away from him. Ho cannot
afford to pay 30 and 40 cents per pound
for dairy product, nnd there Isn't half
enough to meet the demand If he was.
lie must take tho compound on the mar
ket, fit In many cases only for tho soap
works, nnd uso It or do without. Tho
man who gets a dollar a day can hard
ly afford to work half n day for a pound
"Missouri Is a stock raising state and
Is not a dairy state. Tho legislation Is
for tho Interests of tho Eastern states
rather than for the stock raisers and
laborers of tlio state. It was not for tho
best Interests of the state, and the men
who want cheap and wholesome butter
aro pretty certain to find that fact out
in good time.
"Tlio law appropriates $5,000 for tho
payment of the dairy commissioner and
tho enforcement of tho law. Tlio plnco
Is to go to Levi Chubbuck, ex-secretary
of tho board of agriculture, for his
work In getting tho bill through tho leg
islature, If tho present plans carry.
"Tho action of tho legislature In pass
lug tho bill Is sura to meet with a spir
ited fight nmoiig tho peopla of the stnte,
who realize they are to bo left without
cheap and pure butter. They do not
care to choose between tho fancy prices
of tho dairyman and tho greasy com
pounds of the corner grocery that are of
suoh doubtful orgln. I nm Informed
that tho labor unions of tho city of St.
Louis aro to toko tho matter up nnd
give expression to their views on tho
subject and disapprove the affair,
"Tiie peoplo of tho state nnd tlyi coun
try nro well pleased with butterino nnd
aro using It. and tho action of the leg.
iBlaturo in doing tho behest of the few
dalrymep, to tho detriment of the whole
people and tho los3 to tho stockmen, I
feel sure will not meet public approval,"
KKUIUiiaCS Nl'.W hUHHMi:.
Will Not lllsiul" Ciuca on Kequcst nt
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney I.athey
dismissed the case against Sam Howard,
churned with assault, yesterday, when it
was called In Justice Krueger"s court and
khortly afterward Howard was arrested by
n deputy from Justlco Case's court. Jus
tice Kruescr thereupon made the an
nouncement that he would continue but
not dismiss cas.es where dismissals were
ordered t" the prosecution In order to
avoid prosecuting cases , before him. Mr,
I.athey notified the Justice that the state
wished to dismiss the cases against John
Adams., Emma V'tunlngUm and James A.
Porter. Justice Krueger flatly refused to
mark tho cases off his docket and said they
would be continued from time to time until
the prosecuting attorney prosecuted them.
The aotlon of the prosecuting attorney In
the matter Is In keeping with the policy of
the office, as announced several days ago,
to avoid as much as possible the prosecu
ion of cases before Justice Krueger as
Jons as he Is under Indictment.
I.iquors for Kansas.
Shipped dally In secure packages by
Opposite jvultloe footu, Union dcp.oU
It llm Hern Prepared by Inspector l.lobrn
nnd Will Soon lie Introduced In
Plumbing Inspector Henry Slobon, In
consultation with the union plumbers of
the city, has prepared nn exhaustive or'
dln.tnco regulating plumbing nnd bouse
drnlnngc, Tho ordinance, which alms to
revise tho plumbing ordinances of tho
city, will be Introduced nt the next meet
ing of the council. Its principal provisions
arc ns follows:
No person shall carry on (he business ot
a plumber or engage In house drainage
without being licensed! such persons mail
tile a bond for $1.W0 with the Comptroller
nnd depolt $50 will! the treasurer, the de
posit to be used In repairing any damage
to the streets or alleys not repaired within
twctity-four bouts after the superintend
ent of streets has notified the plumber to
do such repairing; permits must be Issued
by the Inspector of plumbing for all dig
ging In the streets; proper protection In
the shnpe of barricades and red lights
must be afforded when any street is dug
up; all drain nnd soli pipes shall be ot
cast Iron, securely Ironed to the wall, car
ried out through the highest point of tho
building nnd each house drain shall be
provided with fresh air Inlet; n grease
trap must be provided for hotels, restaur
ants nnd boarding houses, where cooking
Is done for more thnn thirty people; nil
Plumbing must le Inspected by the plump
ing Inspector; both tub waste pipes shall
not ho connected on the houc side ot a
cloet drain; every building must bo sep
arately and Independently connected with
the main sewer five feet outside the build
ing line; the mayor shall nppolnt one mas
ter plumber nnd one Journeyman plumber,
who, with tho plumbing Inspector nnd su
perintendent of buildings shall constitute n.
hoard ot survey to examine all applicants
for n plumber's license; a license shnll
cost SI,, to be equally divided between the
two non-salaried members of the board,
but If the applicant Is rejected $.1 shall be
returned to 1dm nnd tho $10 divided, but
all master plumbers In business nt the
passage of the ordlnanee shall be required
to pay only $1 license If they apply within
two weeks after the ordinance Is passed;
no vault shall be built In tho closely built
up portion of tho city where connection
with a sewer can be secured, nnd In no
event shall any vault be built within ten
feet of nn adjoining building used for hu
man occupation; nil plumbers making con
nections with sewers shall report the same
to the city engineer within five days after
the work Is completed: no connections to
manholes shall be made nt tho upper or
dead ends of any sowers; a line of from V-
to $200 Is lived for violations of the ordi
nance and the plumber sn violating shall
forfeit his license for one year.
RUINS STILL SMOLDERING,
Tim llurnrd Out Companies Have Secured
Temporary Oiuirtcrs Kitgllsh supply
ami Hiighio Conip.in.v's Insurance.
A cloud of smoke rose nil day yesterday
from tho ruins of the buildings that wero
occupied by the Western Newspaper Union
and tho Knglish Supply nnd Hnglne Com
pany at Nns, 100 llroadway and 410 We.it
Fifth street until they wero destroyed by
lire Wednesday night. All day long a
crowd, which alternately dwindled nnd
grew, curiously watched the smoldering
ruins nnd tho firemen tearing a Way por
tions of walls that might prove dangerous
It left standing.
The Western Newspaper I'nlon anil tho
Great Western Type Foundry Company
wero given temporary quarters nt Fourth
and Wyandotte. The English Supply and
Knglne Company engaged quarters at No.
312 llroadway. Manager Hngllsh was at
this temporary ofllce yesterday. He said
said the supply nnd engine company had
decided upon no plans for the future.
Insurance was carried on the stock ot
tho Kngllsh Supply and Knglne Company
to the extent of JSl.Too. In tho following
companies: Commeriral I'nlon, Kngkmd,
$7.50i): IMineiilx. Knglnnd, Sii.MO; Sun. Kn
glniid, Kl,tm0; Fire Association, of Philadel
phia, J.I.GtW; American, of Philadelphia.
.'.200; Atlas. Knglnnd, $T..0U0; Citizens, of
New York, $.",,000; Niagara, of New York,
fl.OOO; Mutual, of New York. $5,000; Will
iamsburg Cltv, Si.oon; Greenwich, of New
York, $.7,700; Palestine, ot Knglnnd. SC.MO;
Alemalmla, of Pittsburg, $l..'i: Traders,
of Chicago. $.",'10; United Firemen, ot Phil
adelphia. $1,000; American Central, of St.
Louis. $2,Sii; Phoenix, of Urooklyn. $:!.r.0O:
Norwich I'nlnii, $.".0UO; Connecticut, of
Hartford, $1,301); National, of llartfotd,
J2.50O; Hartford, of Hartford, $2,smi; North
Ilrltlsh .Mercantile. $2..r.oo. Insurance on the
buildings was distributed as follows: Im
perial, of London, $.".ooi); National, of linrt
ford. $3,30); Milwaukee Mechanics', $Us);
Herman, of liochestcr, $-',50".
WAIFS FROM NEW YORK.
Twelve Children !-eilt In Ylltcs City. Kill.,
V'lieru liuoil Humes Will lie I'oiiihI
Agent P. W. TIee. of tho Children's Aid
Society, of New Yoik, passed through the
I'nlon depot yesterday with an even dozen
children, ranging In age from '2 to 12 years,
on his way to Yates City, K.ih., where he
expects to find homes for the children,
l'lvo weeks ago Mr. TIee took sixteen New
Yoik children to Frcdonla, Kas., and found
homes for all of them. Three mouths prior
to that ho found homes for twenty Now
York orphans In nnd about Clmnute, Kas.
Agent TIee has made Just thirty-live trips
like the one he was making yesterday. It
has been no unusual sight to see him pass
through fho I'nlon depot with his dozen or
ioro of babies.
"In telling how disposition Is made of the
children. Mr. TIee t,ald: "The Children's
Aid Society advertises In advance In the
town where It expects to locate a colony of
children. A committee Is chosen to pass
on applicants desiring to adopt the chil
dren and great care is taken In choosing
good hAmes for them. 1 have been engaged
In this business for live years and take u
great Interest in it. The society lias one
agent who has been engaged In Uniting
homes for children for more than thirty
years. In this manner the society has
made hundreds of good citizens out of
material that might have developed la a
big city Into street loafers and criminals.
Several years ago hundreds of .idldien
wero found homes In Missouri, and many
of them have grown Into useful and pros
L'OL'l.Tr.ll AM flll.l. IN .1.111,.
Neither l'llxoucr Is Able to (five llond and
llotb Appear to Hit In Deep DlHtrenn.
Arthur J. Coulter and Clarence V. Hill
were arraigned before Justice Case yester
day on a ehargo of embezzling $2,000 each
from tho Kansas City Klectrlo Light Com
pany, while serving as employes of tho
company. The composure with which they
had received their arrest had worn away
and they appeared very much distressed,
Coulter's cirorts to procure ball had been
in vain. Through their attorneys the young
men waived a preliminary hearing nnd they
were committed to the county J.ill to await
action by tho grand Jury.
Coulter had not been locked up sluco his
arrest, though continually under s.urvell
liiuco of officers ot Justice Case's court.nnd
his failure to find bondsmen chagrined him
very much, It Is not unlikely that ho could
havo procured bond If his alleged shortage
was only $2,000. but tho electric light com
pany and the American Surety Company
claim a total shortage of between js.oun
and $9.00i), and even if released on bond
Coulter would very probably bo arrested
on additional charges,
lisbcrimn t'nilcr Arrcxt,
Orney lllrch, John Maple nnd Tom Maple
were held by Justice Krueger ycsterduA- on
a charge, of stealing a fish not worth about
$1U from Itobert Ford and II. Heck, Tho
men are ilshermen who own a river boat
at the mouth of the lllue. lloth of the
Maples have lived In Kansas city for a
long time and a statement that the men aro
river pirates is not borne out by their rec
ords. No stolen goods havo been found la
their possession except the alleged stolen
net. There was a largo quantity of tlshlug
tackle and boating materials found la their
possession, but no one lias thus far laid
lialm to any of It. When lllrch was ar
rested yesterday he had $10 in his posses
sion. For lack of anyone else on which to
place tho blame of recent highway rob
beries the polleo have Intimated that Iilrch
might havo been engaged In that business.
There Is no evidence to support such a
Will Improve tlio Public Square.
The park board held a meeting yesterday
and decided to go ahead with the work of
Improving the public squares, as requested
to do by the council, borne time aso. The
plans for the Improvement as outlined in
the Journal some time ago were approved.
The snuaru will be fenced In with an orna
mental Iron fence and a handsome foun
tain will be placed In the center of the
tquare, with approaches leading to it from
all dliecttons. The Intermediate space will
President Meyer said yesterday that tho
park amendment will ba ready to be sub
mitted to the council early next week. It
is being prepared by several attorned Jn
Lfonsultauou .wlUt Juv MQp
MAY NOT OBEY THE ORDER.
ItlX'tlttllCH Alt.MH.tl (jPI;srl(N3 1IIM
I'otvnu in Tin: .mattp.h.
the l.tw- Will Not 1'rrmlt Hint
Til Ice ll.illnt Itntrs lie fore
(licllraiul .fury Has Taken
I.fgiil Advli e.
Tho grand Jury hnn-hot obtained a
sight Into any of tho ballot boxes yet
nnd there poem to bo grave doubts as
to whether ttecorder Arnold will obey
tho mandate of tho court nnd produce
them. Ho declined to take the boxes be
fore the grand Jury yesterday until after
ho hnil consulted with his legal advis
ors, and after he had done so tt was evi
dent that they had advised him that the
court had no nuthorlly to order tho
boxes produced for tho examination ot
the grand Jury ami that ho had no right
to lot anyone Inspect them unless they
were ordered brought Into court to bo
used as evidence In contest cases.
Hecorder Arnold went before tho
grand Jury yesterday nnd explained tho
situation to them. Ho did not at that
tlmo say that he had decided not to
obey tho order of the court, but ho asked
that tho order bo considered Inoperative
for one day so that he could havo time
to fully look Into tho law governing the
matter. Ho will either produce tho
boxes this morning or will appear before
tho grand jury and stale his reasons for
refusing to do so. In casu Hecorder
Arnold declines to produce tho boxes, It
Is not known whether nny further steps
will be taken to compel him to do so.
The grand Jury did not examine many
witnesses yesterday, but they seemed
to be important ones, Judging from the
length of time each was kept In tho
room. Chief S peers was one of tho wit
nesses to whom considerable time was
devoted yesterday. Ho was In the grand
Jury room for fully an hour and It Is said
he gave the Jury some valuable evidence
as to the frauds and the whereabouts
of some, of the people for whom they
have been seeking. M. J. Mnillck, a
prominent politician of the Kensington
precinct, In which o many open frauds
were committed on election day, was be
fore the Jury for a long Utile. C. C.
Hloomllcld Is a witness who voluntarily
came from St. Joseph to tell what ho
knew of tho frauds and their perpetra
tors, and among the other witnesses
wore: James A. Flnlay, Sam Jarboc, C.
V. Porter, William Harrington and
Grant Lewis, who was recalled.
Lewis, who has been In Jail since ho
was brought back from Oklahoma, suc
ceeded In Hading bondsmen yesterday.
When he was arraigned he entered a
Idea of not guilty and Judge Wofford
fixed his bond at $7.'0. which he fur
nished, with Jacob Jtnum and T. B.
Kimball as sureties.
Will Ite lllvcll fiuler the Auspices nt the
Central Wnimm's Christian Teni
The Central Women's Christian Temper
ance Union Is arranging for three lectures
this spring. A letter relative to a lecture
here by Colonel Haiti, of Kentucky, was
read at the meeting of the union yester
day afternoon. A committee was appoint
ed to make arrangements for tho lecture.
It Is probable the lecture will be delivered
April 20. Itev. Anna Shaw, the suffrage
and temperance speaker, is to lecture In
May. lloth of these lectures will be under
the dlrert auspices of the union. John (..
Woolov, the temperance lecturcr.w III speak
here on May 2S. His lecture will be man
aged by tho Young People's hoclutlcs of
Christian Kndeavor of tho ofty, though It
will also be given under the auspices of the
union. The swietary of the union was in
structed to convey to the ministers of the
city who are outspoken In their demands
for municipal reform. the lndo-sement of the
ladles of the union. It was announced nt tho
meeting that bo'h iiiitl-elg.uette bills,
one of which originated with the omen s
Christian Temperance Unions of the state,
have been killed in the legislature. It was
also announced that the age ot consent
bill, for which the unions of the state
worked sti'HUnously.has passed both houses
and awaits the signature of the governor.
The committee on temperance work at the
Helping Hand Institute reported that sev
eral evenings a month will be granted for
that purpose, and a committee was named
to i select the dates for the meetings nnd
FOOD INSPECTION MEASURE.
.Speaker Sinner Has an Ordliiiitirn Which
Ho Will Minn Present in
Speaker Stoner of the lower house has
prepared an ordinance providing for the
Inspection under the direction of the health
officer, of ail milk, cream, water, Ice,
meats and foods of all. kinds offered for
sale In this city. The health officer Is
also authorized to examine, all cows sus
pected of being Inlected with tuberculosis
and he may employ a competent bacter
iologist to conduct tests of food products
or u veterinary surgeon to examine the
cows, provided he does not expend more
than 330 per month for such outside assist
ance as he seciites. All persons offering
diseased or unwholesome food for sale or
Impure milk, water or Ice may he fined
from $30 to $300 and Imprisoned tor from
one to olx months.
The Santa Ke Placer Mining Company
will hold a meeting to-night at the Coatcs
House club room.
The National Council of Jewish V omen
will hold a regular meeting Friday utter
noon at 2 o'clock at tho temple.
Mrs. Tllfany and her art class will havo
the honor of extending a reception to
Mile. Ithea this afternoon at 1 o'clock at
the residence of Ur, and Mrs. Tllfany, 2W
Jacob Meyer, proprietor of a second hand
store, who was arrested by the police on
a ehargo of receiving stolen goods, was
discharged by Justice Spitz yesterday, the
evidence furnished by tho police being ex
Mr, Joo Dowden, of St. I.ouis, who was
for many years connected with Swotford
Pros., of this city, was married here yes.
terday to Miss I.aur.v Hello Hoberts. They
will make their homo In this city after
their return fiom an Kastern wedding
No clue has yet been obtained by tho cor
oner or police to tho Identity of tho half
burned baby, presumably murdered, that
was found at tho foot ot Orund avenue
near the mouth of the Orand avenue sower
last week. Tho mystery surrounding tho
case ot the baby that was found strangled
at Thirteenth and Forest avenue, last
week, Is also unsolved.
Two men who gave the names of Sam
Morresy and Charles Anderson and who
ate suspected of being men who recently
broke Jail at Atchison, Kas., wero arrested
yesterday at the unloa depot by Police
Officers Hwyer and Hayden. The men
wire locked up at the central polleo sta
tlon to await identification. They are sup.
posed to bo Charles Johnson and Charles
Two new cases ot diphtheria wero re
ported to the board of health yesterday.
A very suvero case was reported from ii7
West Twenty-first street and antl-toxlne
was administered by Dr. K. Hurehard.
Tho other case was at 2115 Washington
street. Cases of scarlet fever wera re
ported at 2127 Olive street and M2 Camp
bell street. A case of measles was reported
at 11UI llalllmoio avenue,
The board ot public works will meet this
morning to discuss the proposed grado of
Tenth street from Grand avenue to Lo.
cust street. Tho city counselor will tub
mlt an opinion as to whether tho city, tho
property owners or the cablo company
shall pay tho cost of lowering the tracks
of the Tenth street cable road. The city
counselor is of the opinion that the com
pany must pay tha cost of the improve,
A young man who gave the name of
Ed Bennett, the driver of an express
wagon, was arrested yesterday afternoon
by Policeman Crowley at the intersection
ot Bi. Louis and Santa Fe avenue. Ben.
nett had in his wagon five caddies of to.
bacco that had been stolen from the plat,
form of tha Wabash freight depot and a
fifty pound sack of coffee belonging to
Long Btos. He was held by Justice Joyca
on a. cnarge oi stealing inc fe-ouus iouoa
THE TIMID TRAVELING MAN,
He Will .Mil lie lltiuielf jsren ami Heard In
Knnvn t;lty 'lo'innrrmi- A ll.iuipiet
at I ho CrntfopnlU,
Traveling men nro going to capture Kan
sas City Saturday, It osslhlr -at least that
Is the programme nt ptcsent mapped out
by officers of the Travelers' Protective As
sociation of America, who are now In the
city. This association Is composed of com
mercial travelers nnd their employer, and
Is organized In thirty-two states of the
Pnlon. During the past few years It has
become unite a potent factor la commer
cial circles, and tho recent a iilevciuent of
the organization in securing the passage of
congress of a bill amending the Interstate
commerce law, so ns to nlfow railroads to
Issue Interchangeable uiMciikc tl kets, has
Inspired the officers of the nrnanizatlon to
tenewed efforts In extending tho si ope and
Influence of the association,
For a year past there has been a local
membership, known as post D of the Mis
souri division, but It has been pro. tlcully
wunout organization, ami, consequently,
has never accomplished nnv thing which
has given It any local prominence, This
visit ot the slate and national officers Is
for the purpose ot rejuvenating the local
business, and of malting the manufacturers
and wholes. ilo merchants of Kansas City
better acipialnted with tho objects ot the
There Is an Insurance feature connected
with tho T. P. A., which furnishes mem
bers of the association with accident In
surance at absolute cost. There Is no mem
bership fee connected with the organiza
tion, and no Initiatory ceremonies, appli
cant for membership only being required
to pay six months' dues at a time.
President Fuller, of the Commercial Club,
will probably call' a special meeting of the
dub nt the rooms In the board of trade
building, on Saturday afternoon, when the
officers ot the nssoclntlon will be Invited
to address the members uon tho merits of
their organization, Saturday night a ban
quel at the Centropolls hotel will be ten
dered by the .Missouri division of the T, P.
A. to the traveling men and wholesale
merchants of Kansas City. Mayor Davis
has accepted an Invitation to preside at
the banquet, and riovernor Stone will bo
present as the guest of the division. Con
gressman Tarsney, F. A. Faxon nnd other
gentlemen of local prominence will be
rusked to respond to toasts appropriate to
Mr. Nell McCoull, of Chicago, chairman
ot the national railroad committee of the
T. P. A., arrived in the city Inst night to
assist In the work in progress here.
BUTCHERS AND GROCERS.
They .Vleel and Again Discuss the Troubles
With tlio Proprietors or tho rack
The mass meeting of the llctnll Hatchers'
and llettill Clroeers' Associations of tho
city, nt Turner hall last evening, was not
well attended, there being less than lirty
peoplo In tho hall during the 'evening.
Quite a number of addresses were mado
during tho evening by the officers and
others Interested. Most of the addresses
were harsh comments on the customs of
Secretary Oldham, of the itolall Grocers'
Association, spoke advising a closer union
to make the light more effective.
President Howes called on Fred Mlchler,
a Twelfth street butcher, to tell how ho
purchases meat at prices below the com
bine llgure. Mr. .Mlchler stated the prices
he had paid during tho winter and denied
the combine. For this he vas roundly
criticised by the others, most every one
tltere asking some pointed question. It
created considerable merriment. .Mr. Ny
lund wanted to hire him as a buyer and
made a funny and sarcastic speech.
A committee, composed of Messrs. Hen
derson. Illack and Ilium, was appointed to
arrange for a meeting In Kansas City,
Kas., to organize the butchers there. A
letter Is to be sent to every butcher aim
grocer' In the two cities stating the griev
ances and asking for assistance In tho
It was arranged that a sign Is to be
placed lu each shop owned by a union man,
so as to be a certlllcate for the satisfac
tion of the union patronage. It Is claimed
the union men of the city are In the light,
but Secretary Staekhouso of the Trades
Assembly, of Kansas City. Kas.. stated
yesterday they were not and would not be
and that the Hatchers' union did not nf
llllate with the assembly anil was not
known as a labor organization.
CONSTRUCTING THE CROSSING,
Union Teriolti.lt Trains Will Soon I
ulllg from Independence, .Mo.
The work of putting In the crossing nt
the I'nlon T, riniii.il road over the L'nlon
Paclllc tracks In Kaiis.us City, Kas., over
which there has be, n prolonged litigation,
was begun yesterday. It will be completed
by to-morrow night, and trains will run
through from Independence, Mo., to Argnn
tlne, Kns , over that line Inside of one
month, so the officer stated yesterday.
A largo force f men Is employed in com
plcting th" road. As pieviously nunounced,
tho trouble between the roads Is ended.
M.VI'Ultl.W. .MUX ACTIVi:.
They Want to 1'iiriii-li the Mono Used In
Hie New Library lliillillug.
At last night's meeting of the board of
education, the elevations, plans and mate
rial for the new public library building
were discussed. Hepresentntlves of sjv
eral building stone companies were present
to iiigiiu the merits of their respective
quail les. A. S. Van ValUenbiirgh was pres
ent for the Portage KiM Btonu Company, a
Lake Superior stone, c. It. Hunt repre
sented the Phenix company, of Phenlx,
Ciceii" county. Mo., which presented 't
crystalline limestone. Harry Pullman rep
resented the native sione quarries in the
south part of the city, to bo used lu foun
dation only. Texas granite, which will bo
used lu the new federal building, was
also In the list for competition. Tlio board
will meet again next Thursday night, when
the material for the new public library
building will tie chosen, and the contract
awarded, A full attendance of tha board Is
Sealed bids will be received by the board
ot education up to 0 o'clock p. in. Thurs
day, March 21, lb!)3. for tho purchase of
tlio two btory brick dwelling and brick
barn situated on tho new library site, on
tho northeast corner of Ninth and Locust
streets. Payment therefor to bo made In
casli upon acceptance of bid.
All materials contained lu said buildings
aro to be removed from said premises by
tho purchaser within twenty days from
date of purchase. Tho board reserves the
right to reject any and all bids.
Mile, Illicit ut tlio High School.
Mile. Hortenso Ithea, .the actress who Is
playing at tlio Coates opera house this
week, is to attend the publlo exercises at
the high school at 11 o'clock this morning
and deliver nn address In French, Mile,
llhe.a was Invited by Miss Kmma liuluotte,
teacher of French In th high school, who
has Intimately known the celebrated act
less a number of years. Mile. Ithea visits
Miss flulnotte whenever tho has an en
gagement In Kansas City, and Miss Uuln
otte, when on the Continent, la Invariably
Invited to stay at the, actress' summer
home In Helgium. Tlio high school sciiol
ars aro very much pleased that Mile. Jtliua
lias consented to visit the bchool. even
though her address will bo Intelligible only
to tho classes in French.
Tho remainder of tho morning's pro.
gramme will be (furnished by tlio High
School .Musical Club, which was recently
organized. It will be; Selection by tho
club: violin solo, John W. Klllotts piano
solo, F.dward II. hellev; selection by tho
club; cornet solo. Ualler M. Uoas; lime
folo, Albert J. Llndsley; selection by Hie
Homo Seel.ers' Hvrnrsloii,
On April 2 thu "Jvaty Houte." Missouri.
Kansas & Texas Hallway, will sell round
trip tickets to all points lu Texas (except
Ing HI Paso) and to Lake Charles, j,j t
n. rate of ono faro plus $.'. Tickets good
twenty days, villi ftppovcr privileges both
going and coming within the limit. For all
Information call at ticket offices, No. S23
Mala street and 1011 Pnlon avenue.
New Train to Leavenworth via the llor
Leave Kansas City dally 3:30 p. m., run-.
Iilug solid to thu heart of the city into tho
new Huiilnion station at Leavenworth,
urrlylng ut H30 p. m.
City Hill Notes.
Mayor Davis yesterday received a tele,
gram Inviting him to become the guest of
the city of Sedalla next Saturday, when
the legislature will make a trip to that
Tho mayor yesterday pardoned John Cos
sidy, who was sent up for disturbing the
peace. James Hull, vviio was lined $od for
vagrancy, paid S5 and was released from
rvhn inint finance committees or the twn
houses of thujcouncll will meet this morn
ing In the ofllte of the comptroller und dis
cuss the raid. to bo charged, for market
'mjir1' - 4 y Tf4 - i: 5 " VgJj?;"-- ,- - -"y. x v
It is Not
What We Say
Hood's gSjf- Does
That Telia tlio Story. Its record Is
tmrtMiallii! In the liMory of medicine.
Kvcn when other preparations fall,
a A pnrilla
Be Sure to Get " f pac
Hood's Pllln nto purely vercbible. I5c,
OF INTEREST TO STOCKMEN.
Altltl.. AMI MM'TIIIIHN CA I. troll MA
CATTI.H.MI'.N Alti: I'HIKJt'lHtt.Ml.
They Are Iteticlltlug by the Hcneral Im
provement In tin, Cattli, liaising In
dustry (trailing I'p Their Herds
At tho Varils Willi Mmk.
Cntllo growers of Arizona and South
ern California, who havo hail such a
hard time the past few years, aro seeing
brighter days now and participating In
the Improvement that has been noticed
In other sections of the country ot late.
C. W, (Jutos, of tho ranch linn ot Vail
.t Gates, Pant.ana, Ariz., nnd J.os An
geles, Cab, was at the yards yesterday,
lie saya ranchmen In his section aro
taking courage again now that prices
nro coining in. The small ranchmen In
his section have nearly all gone out of
tho business nml tho supply ot cattle lu
Southern California and Arizona Is 41)
per cent .short of a year ago. The re
sult Is better prices and the larger
ranchmen aro breeding their cattle up
again. Ills linn alone has put 3.r0 Here
ford bulls on its range within tho past
year. The calf crop last year was good
and promises to again be good this sea
son. They have .1,000 to I.OOJ feeders that
they expect to put on tho market this
season. The quarantining of Southern
California by tho bureau of animal in
dustry shuts those cattle out fropi the
Hustoni market. Hut they would not
come this way anyway, as the homo de
mand Is not taking the reduced crop at
J. V. Vlckers, president of the Chlti
caliua Cattle Company, of Tombstone,
Ariz., was also a visitor at the yards
yesterday. He, with Mr. Gates, takes a
more hopeful view of tho cattle situation
In his section. He, too. Is putting In
new and good bulls and Is breeding up.
He has bought two carloads of pure bred
bulls this winter and expects to get
some more. Ho reports the outlook en
couraging for n good calf crop. Cattle
wintered well, there being no losses.
About r.o.000 stock cattle have been con
tracted for In Arizona tills winter to lie
delivered on tlio Northwest ranges. Prices
ranged from $10 toJID for 2s lis to quality
and SI I to J2:'. for .Is.
15 .M. Griffith, Monroe, X. C got mules
W. T. Tod, the well known feeder ot
Maple Hill, Kas., is back from an ex
tended visit to Scotland and was at the
yards yesterday. He says the winter lu
Kurope was the most severe known for
many years, and he wa.i glad to get back
Pert Cirtvvvll. ono of the old-tlmo
horse shippers on the Kansas City mar
ket, met with a serious injury at tho
stock- yards horse and mule market Tues
day evening. While superintending the
sale of some of his horses one ut them
kicked him In thu face and Ills upper
jaw was badly fractured, lie was taken
to tlio hospital and is being well cared
W. T.,. Irwin, of Irwin Hros. .t Co., got
In yostordny from the Chickasaw coun
try He says cattle nro doing well, that
they came through the winter all tight.
Spring work has commenced and it good
rain had Tuesday, and the cattlemen
feel more encouraged. A good acreage of
corn will be put In.
L, Gralf, Nebraska, was In yester
day' with cattle and bogs.
Georgo Hull, Allerton. la., had In cat
tic yesterday. ,
Arkens it Son. Pawnee City, Neb.,
came in with cattle yesterday.
V. .11, 1. A, Ifcceptlon.
A reception was given last night at the
Y .11 C A. parlors, and nearly all members
and many Mrangers were present. t'lio
parlors were beautifully decorated with
palms and parlor lamps, with blight shades.
The address of the evening was by Itev.
H. Hopkins, who .spoke on the subject of
the Importance of being a fully developed
man. lie showed how temperament attect
ed the disposition and the dlspn-illon'thi)
character, and, lastly, the character the
mind The High School Mandolin Club ills
coursed sonic excellent music throughout
the programme. Will iirmsby sang several
solos and Prof. K. J. F.bbels gave a r-.i.l-ing,
which was heartily inrored. Walter
M lioss gave n cornet solo. Th pro
gramme closed with a selection by the
it was announced by Secretary Wilson
that tlio board of directors had mado
arrangements whereby the Y. M. c A.
would have the uso ot tho path located at
Twelfth and Porter road tor an outdoor
A running track and bleachers will bo
lilted up, on tlio ground. X.ocker rooms,
shower baths, tennis courts and other at-
tractions Will lie pot op mo lieni. ,4
thesn privileges will be ftvo to members of
Aro uiilllio nil other pills, No purgingor
pain. Act specially on the liver and bile. Car
ter's Little Liver Pill One pill a don
T. Fusmya, Tokyo, Jnpaji, is at tho
I M. Cicncrft., Atlanta, Is at, tho Coatcs,
J. P. Cojie, St. Louis, is at tho Coates.
J. L. Puller, Memphis, is at tho Coates.
.1. 11. AHfree, Indianapolis, Is at tlio
(I. N. Illerce, Dayton, Is at tho Coates.
11. A. Lloyd, St, Louis, Is nt tho Coates.
J, C. Hogy, Honver, Is at the Coates,
W. P. Adams, Detroit, Is at tho Coates.
Wilfred Iluckley, Hlrmlngham, L'nglaud,
is at Hie Coates,
C. V. llicckemldge, Omaha, Is at the
Henry Gibson and wife, Hlchmond, Mo.,
aro at tho Victoila.
II. T. Floyd, Omaha, Is at tho Victoria,
11. H. Vincent, St. Paul, Is at the Vic
(1 J. Grist, Osavvatomle, Kas,, Is at the
James Hvving, Osavvatomle, Kas., is at
C. H. Henry, Osavvatomle, Kas., Is at tho
(, jonnston ana wife, Osawatotnle,
Kas., are at the Victoria.
Dr. Avis i;. Smith has returned from a
trlii to Chicago and Union, HI.
j c, Salyer and W, M. Cooper, of Lex
ington, .Mo,, vveie at the NevvAlbany yes
teidaj. J, W. S. Taylor, of Leavenworth, Is ut
thu New Albany,
V, O. Kuech and A, S. Corder, of Alma,
Mo., are at the New Albany,
Thomas Cox and J. Q. Jones, of Malta
Bend, Mo., are at the New Albany,
S. Llvingwood, of Lincoln, Neb., Is at the
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Trumbull, of Povvhus
ka, O. T were al the Savoy yesterday.
Mr, Trumbull Is an Osage Indian and a
member of the tribe. Ha Is a merchant at
tils city and Is in the city purchasing
A. A. Clark, prosecuting attorney of
Drown county, Kas,, Is spending a day or
tun circulating among the lawyers and
politicians in Kansas City. Mr. Clark,
whose home Is at Hiawatha, la maklnB ils
CUPID'S YOKE THROWN OFF.
.it'iim: itonsoN iihams iimiticcs in
i rouble tu a School District tltrr n Triirli-
rr's .s.ilar i lie finiiily iluilgrs lip-
vle the.lury I.Uls ItlicMes
Miiiimoui'd nt ltiiint
ot ii .Inker,
Yesterday was divorce day In Judge Dob
son's court at Independence. The court
room was tilled with applicants nnd friends
who watched the proceedings with Inter
est. Some of Hie applicants who appeared
yesterday were grnyheaded wouieit who
had been deserted after .vcars of married
life, and others who sought divorce, to all
appearances, were not fairly out of their
lva Mcl'oy was an applicant nnd her
tu le was a peculiar one. Iter husband,
Hubert Mcl'oy, she said, was convicted
on tho chin go of stealing horses lu Vernon
county. He was sentenced to the peniten
tiary for a term of two 0ltrs, nnd after his
release ho failed to resume his matrimonial
The court granted her a decree and her
maiden name, lva Porter, was resumed.
Mrs. M. J. ilyre was also the pl.ilulirt In
a divorce case. Her husband, Isaac llyre,
she alleged, was a "ne'er do well." She
lent him money to transact business with
and ho spent It like water. She hud to pay
his laundry bills, ills desire for fancy
drinks was very great. The Judge granted
her a decree,
Mat l.i Dlggs was divorced from her bus
band. W. T. Dlggs. lie was not Inclined to
support her, although she gave him sev
eral til.ils. She returned to her relatives
nnd has temnlned there ever since.
Alice Guy received a divorce from John
Guy on the ground of desertion.
May Dodge sought a divorce from her
husband, Klrliy Dodge, but the case was
continued owing to tho fact that personal
service was not attempted on the defend
ant. itobert Morris was granted a divorce
from his wife, Kllen .Morris, on the grounds
Itachel 1". Perry received a decree from
her husband, A. C. Perry.
Martha Kelly was also granted a divorce
from James H. Kelly. Desertion was al
leged in her petition.
Lizzie H. Hrooks was deserted by iter lius
band lu 1SW and she has not heard from
him since. She wa.s given the pilvilege of
changing her name to Lizzie livans.
Terrlssa Cordlllo was divorced from Lo
renzo on the grounds of,non-supsirt.
Ada I,. Harbour was granted a separa
tion from W, J. Harbour, who Is a barber
at the Grand Missouri hotel. Faithlessness
wa.s alleged In the petition.
llva H. Chase was granted a divorce from
her husband, James I'.. Chase, She was
awarded tho custody of her three children.
Witnesses Summoned by tlio Sheriff at the
lEeipiest of 11 Joltcr,
A peculiar proceeding took place yester
day in tho circuit court, which not only at
tracted the attention of Judge Dobton, but
ended disastrously for the Joker, who was
made to pay the costs. When tho case of
Alice Guy against John Guy for divorce
was called. Deputy Sheriff Caldwell handed
lu four HUbpoenaes for witnesses. It was
developed that tho plalntllf had not called
for the witnesses, und It was developed
lh.it the defendant was not a party to the
transaction. It caused a .suspicion to iitisu
in the mind of Judge Dob-on, and Attorney
John W. Clements was appointed referee,
to question the witnesses. Mr. Clements
questioned the witnesses nnd the woman
was well spoken of. It also developed that
one Michael llr.idy had tho witnesses sub
poenaed, presumably for a Joke. As Mr.
lirady was not known In the case. Judge
Dnbson ordered a fee bill issued against
him, which amounted to $10. The procissl
ing caused surprise, owing to the fact that
the shetlff summoned witnesses on the au
thority of a perron not interested lu the
AIIIHIt IN COl.'ltT.
Trouble ill a School District (Iver tile
In Judge Dobson's court In Independence,
yesterday, the principal taxpayers of school
district No. 1, township ID, range S.1, lo
cated ill Hast Kansas City, were summoned
as witnesses In an injunction suit brought
by Louis Tippe and others against James
S. Kerr and S. J. Jackson, directors of the
school district. The suit was brought for
the puipose of stopping the pay of the
school teacher, Anson Iluckley. The light
for supremacy has Involved the whole dis
trict, and considerable bad blood Is ap
parent. The plaintiffs allege that Anson
Iluckley was elected teacher In an irregu
lar manner. Prior to his election as school
teacher several boisterous meetings were
held bv the directors, and the clerk's record
was read yesterday In open court. The
record was full of Inuendos against the de
fendants, nnd it is alleged that only four
scholars were attending the school who
were really entitled to school hcneilis. ihe
ease will be resumed again to-day.
IN tin: COUNTY COIIIll'.
I Im , lodges Spent Most ot tlio Sesuloll Yes
terday Itev Mug .fury Lists.
The county court commenced its session
earlier thnn usual yesterday, und the on.
lire day was taken up in the revision of
the Jury lists. The matter of county ac
countant was allowed to go over again,
nonL of thu Judges seeing tit to bring the
During the day the matter of making up
the consolidated tax books was discussed.
Collector McCurdy appeared before (he
court on the preceding day and asked that
he be allowed to do the work. The court
.saw lit to order otherwise, and made an
order to the elfect that the countv clerk- 1,..
ordered to make up the tax books. Mr.
i-titteii'ien claims tn.it his present force is
not sufficient to do the work, but in this
he and thu court dlller. The court will be
In session again to-day.
WII.I. OH IICAItl) TO-IIAY,
lias t'oinp.iuj's Application for a 1,'cstr.iiit.
Tho application of the ulllcers of the
Kansas City Gas Light and Coko Com
pany in the federal court for a restraining
order to prevent the enforcement of the
provisions of tlio Tlernau ordlnnnco llxlng
the price of gas sold to consumers at $1
per thousand, did not come up lu the fed
eral court yesterday befoio Judge Philip.-,
as had been arranged, on account of the
necessary absence of some of the nttoi
neys on both rides of tho controwisy.
After disposing of some uulmporuint mat
ters the court was adjourned until Satur
The attorneys are expected to take up
tho gas matter this afternoon before Judge
Philip In chambers und mako the argu
ments for and against the restraining or
der, For Passing (.'ounlerfiit Coin,
John Noble, Orvillo Lowe, Andy Noland
und John Wolf, four men arrested early
yesterday morning at Con Moloney's saloon
al Twelfth and Hickory streets, on the
ehargo of passing counterfeit money, were
turned over to Federal Deputy Marshal
Tom Jliiyde yesteiday moining and taken
before Commissioner Thomas to answer in
the rharge. Tlio preliminary heating was
swt for to-day, and In default n( bail the
men were sent to tho county jail.
There, appears tu lie two sides to the
case. Tho man claim they did not pass
tlio money and li.nl uono In their posses,
slon when arrested, The polleo at first
claimed they found no money in search.
Ing the men. but later claimed to have
found a considerable number of pieces in
New .Suits riled,
23.'0iJ. A, K. Faust vs, Sarah Morledge
account. iViir;, Sexton Security Company vs. Mary
Zeek et all restraining order,
ST.:. Marion W. W'areham vs. Abraham
L. U'areham; divorce
23.VW New Doty Manufacturing Compa
ny vs. Standard .Manufacturing Company:
2.".il. Oscar M, CafYeney vs Kansas City
& independence Air Line Hallway Compa
23CM. George H. Donaldson vs. Grand Ave
nue Hallway Company, damages.
23ii3. Albertlng Meyer vs. Frtz Meyer:
To Divide the .Mi son :tue.
Judge Henry In the circuit court yester
day granted it, decree of partition of the
Mason estate valued at bet een Sl.300.0ii0
and $2,000,000. The estate II that of the
late A. L. Mason and the decree was grant
ed In the proceedings of O. II. Dean and
others against Anna M. Mason and others.
The suit U a friendly one brought for the
purpose of having a legal division ot thu
estate, to which there are ubout a dozen
heirs, Mrs. Dean being one ot them. Judge
Henry appointed a commission consisting
of A. A. .Whipple, Joa Stevens, U, C. Uar-
v-Ao . ..UUKKCV
O. MAI I ?l!,,w,1I
n 'i:!?r--s ,v" -
NO FUSEL OIL
Help for I In. fagged anil vtorn-onl. will,
are beginning to feel tlio ileslrm Hie rn
ergy of Winter. A shield against i hills and
tlu vnakiiiss Hint follows the grip
AS"s1s Hliir.sf iu.V.
WAIt.MS AMI SII.MI)I.ATI',
Has proven Its worth as it strengthen!
uflrr the tlrlp.Try It, nnd ecu If It iIoik nnl
deserve its fame for purity nml uscfiilnr.
All flrst-ibiss Druggists und (irm-rrs sell It,
ItllMr.ltcil railiplllel villi be mulled by
Dt'lTV .11AI.T WlllsKI'.V t.'O.,
itocin:sTi:it, n. v.
IDE 0 Lolii
For the best?
We have the best.
What is the best?
Is the best.
Why the best?
Jiccautt it contains all
tlit qualities to make it
Piano in America.
Kansas CityP'tan o Co. ,
1215 Main St.
per, Webster Withers nnd Phil H. Chap
pell to view all the ical estate of the estate)
and draw up a schedule of partition.
Circuit Court Iteeoril.
Division No. -i Henry, Judge.
lKWi. O. 11. Dean et al vs. Anna M. Ma
son ct al: partition; C. O. Tlchenor ap
pointed guardian ml litem for Infant de
fendants: A. A. Whipple. John Stevens,
Henry C. Harper. Webster Withers and
Phli H. Chappell appointed commissioners)
to make partition of real estate described
".lux George W. Illggerstaff vs. Palmyra)
J. lllggcrsi.ilf; divorce; decree as prayed.
21 I'd I. WeMport ex rel Lclberm.in vs.
Thomas II. Ma.stln et al; A. J. linker lllca
2VMV2. James Crcegnn vs. J. S. Hust et
al: answer Hied.
J1D7I. Klb'ti M. Stlckney vs. A. S. Van
Vnlkcuburgh, assignee, et al; Judgment for
plaintiff for 5i.o:.ti.:i:..
.lodge I'liillps Working lliird.
Judge Philps Is working very bard try
ing to get some of the pressing buslneyi
In the court off his hands. There .ire sev
eral Important equity cos-r in which de
cisions nro being waited for very anxious
ly, and some of these will be disposed of
as soon as possible. Next Monday the reg
ular term of tho court ut Jefferson Clty
opens and the lli-st Monday in April tin)
court nt Spilnglield opens with a very im
Sheriff O'Neill yesterday served garnish
ment papers upon George Hysscll in an
attachment proceeding Ml aid of a civil
suit for $t.fV, by the American National
bank against George H. .Illchaells.
iiscar M. Caffeney wants the Kansnl
Cltv & Independence Air Line Hailroad
I'oinoany to pay him J3,iM damages for
personal Injuries. He wan one of the In
jured at the giving way of the bridge over
the ravine ot Falrmoiiut park, August :''l
Judge Henrv yesterday granted a decree)
of divorce to George W. Hlggerstaff against
Palmvra Hlsgerstaff. The plalntllf illege.l
that Ills wife had deserted him and that shu
wa.s ilving somewhere outside the state.
She made no defense and the decree wat
granted by default. The couple were mar
ried at liattsburgh, Clinton county, N. Y.,
Dr. George II. Donaldson tiled suit In tho
circuit contt yesterday morning for ir,,iwi
damages for personal injuries against tho
Grand Avenue Cable Hallway Cnmpiny.
Dr. Donaldson sets up In his petition th.iS
he was b.idlv Injuied and crippled perman
ently on December SO last by being thrown
down nt the southern terminus of tlm
Westport line wliile hoarding n car lln
says the car was suddenly and carelessly
started without giving him time to get on.
.Mliriiago Licenses Issued,
The following couples were yeste
censed to marry:
IS. lm" rV,x
toy, v? 'EP:L.
HTL- m "Jironsu
Peter Johnson, K.inas City
Canto Pearson, Kamas city
George Hughes, Kansas City
Leila Alexander, Kansas city
Ainert .loiiusi'jii, ivuiis.is -uy .,..
Annie Hill, Peoria, III
Joseph It Dowden. Katif.is Cltv .
Laura Helle itotierts, Kansas City
The following births were reported to tN
board of health. yesterday:
Mi Mullen. Itobert and LUzie; boy; l't
Hast TlilTd; March 13.
Hlaude, Auto and Anna; boy; ,11;'S Hast
Sixth; March 1-.
Staii'leford, George and Sallle; girl; "J3
Porest; March 2.
Path, Michael and Susan K.; girl; Quins
dnro; March 13.
Hhcehau, J. .11. and Margaret; girl; 1I1J
Liberty; March ii.
User, Godliied and Mary; boy; s;i9 Cher,
ry; March 13;
Tlio fallowing deaths were reported ta
the board of health yesterday:
G,e, Arthur; aged 51; March Vi; 1S13 liar,
rlsou; lung fuvir; burial lu I'nlon come,
Terherst. Mrs. Nellie; aged 31; March 13;
,',0.', West Thirteenth; Htlght's disease; bur
ial lu Mount St, Mary's cemetery.
Tho publlo Improvements committee of
tlio council met yesterday nnd awarded
contracts aggregating U,3ul.lu Tlio con.
tracts wero tho following:
,1. Hamilton, paving Seventh front
llroadway to Penu with brlek, for W.STS.W;
llarher Asphalt Paving Company, paving
Ninth from Uroadway to Washington, for
Wtf.Vr, J- Hamilton, paving Ninth from
Washington tu Penu Willi hick, Tor fftj-.'Jii;
J, Ilnmlltuii, paving Ninth from Penu to
Jefferson with brick, for fS5.1.ii; Thomas;
Derail, sewer In dlstilct No. 13, for
it,9IT.3i!; M. Behuonmnkrr, punk sidewalk
on the sutith side of Ainle btreet from Onl
tu Urooklyn. for $a.!3.
(iotcriii.r stoiiii k i:piclcd.
Governor Stone again disappointed the
politicians lu this city who expected him tu
romo hero und seek their advice concern
ing tho naming of police commissioners to
succeed .Messrs. Cox and Corrlgan, It U
now said that he will arrive this morning
or to-night and that he will remain hero
until Saturday night.
If (lie baby Is cutting teeth use that old
and wll tried rmdy, MRS. Wl.N'SLOW'S
SOOTHING bYRUI. coats abottls.
You must go there to discover iti The
best way because the quickest and most
comfortable is via the Santa Fe Houte,
Ono day saved to Los Angeles. For de
scriptive literature, address
UEOHG W. HAGKNHUCII,
V. & T. A., A. T. S. F. It. 11.,
J-ansaa City, M
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