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tltE KANSAS CM .fOURfrAL, 9UNTa, AtRTf, 2f , 1?flrf.
KANSAS CITY, KANSAS.
These Firms Do Business Because They Advertise,
It rrllt pay
k i son be fore buy.
XX I Ine anything In
?lt tlm Carpel nnl
)1A 1 nrnllurn linn
" l pome. In and
look OTrr our stock.
Kl A till Minnesota At
ftrrnrmlcr ttietfl U
ro Hrclry IhHltn(r.
In Ktthit4 ( Mr, Mo.
llfintiro f tlirnp
noti: mm. . .
647 Minnesota Are
Good Work at
I Oil IN
BELLE VIEW I
8111 cash, bntnnre SI
S. iV. Simpson k Son,
Chamber of Com. Hldg
W, T, QUARLES,
I ln-rv nnd
I t it liable.
The best and infest
Hacks at all hours.
Horsos Well cart I for
Prices re isonable
110(1 North Fifth St.
G, W. BETTS,
Justice of Iho Peace,
1 I rt li nml
publicity If rrqnrsted.
Collections a iieclalty,
NEED A TRUSS?
Itemember, Tfe carry
tho largest ami most
comolcte lino In the
cltr. ami at prlcei to
For the next slxtr
flats 1 will Laundry
Lace Curtains at J-Je
piece, or Wo per ptlr
li. r. vt ut.r, l'rtii. ,
.till A Mnli- sts ,
Kansas it r. Kliii'Ms.
Portsmouth 1 II il cr .
Hell Hit ite, itentll
and Loan AgonH have
pome, snaps in city ro
alt) ami acre property.
Wo want more houses
to rent, as the deoiand
ponrsMotrrii iNVi.s'rMr,.vr co,
(too or rm of Thrlr II trgulnsl
6-room cottage, to ft. ground, lino location:
room houe CO It.
line: price, joo
TflHSi: Alti: IIAROAINS, and we have a
book full of them. See us before jou buy.
S,W. Cor, I31h andstewart
Viierc you can buy Groceries and Meats at lowest cash prices. Home
rendered Lard, home-made Mince Meat, Home-made Apple Butter,
home-made Sausage. Bread, 2 loaves for 5c. Also a full line of
COAL AND FEED AT LOWEST CASH PRICES.
Itae jou "seen our elegant line o
New Wall Piper? It Is worth seeing.
Our prices are from Be per roll to tho
llncst pr.ide of Parlor Paper. Varnished
Paper Is ery much ued for kitchen
540 Minnesota Ave.
avi: io.s;r ainvn 01.11 avaoons.
WE SHOE HORSES.
When jou hear a man sty we can't shoe
a horse, Inquire Into nil character, and
ou will find thut hi' either owes tis a bill
or lio Is ono of thoso fellows who will bo
home nnd beat his wife without any prov
ocation If 5 ou care for the comfort ot
jour horses Bet them Bhod at the Jockey
club bhoelnK Shop, 1012 and 1014 North
rourth Street, Kansas 'lt, Kas. We shoe
horses on the most approved Hclcntltld
principle Wo send for nnd deliver jour
horses to all parts of tho city. When wo
Kte references we refer to Kentlemen otilv,
Mich as Senator W. I. lluchan, Major N.
Haines. Hanker. W. O. Porter. Jr, Sheriff
S b Peterson.- beacon A. Weston, the
i,c!enti!lo horseman, J T. Klnaban, and
SHINE & HANNAN.
RAMBLES & SON
DliUGS, 514 Minn. Ave.
Tho Journal office has been
removed from the Chamber
of Commerce to the first floor
j of tho Columbia Building at
Sixth street and Minnesota
IT MUST BE SECURED.
METHODIST 1'KOTKSTANT ONITEItSITV
JIASjII.V AVIIHIN KKtCIl.
LAND DONATIONS ARE NEEDED.
i:-cmi.NTV iicnAstmi'itSTKvrAitT i$k
ri,ig to mi! K.xi'Kivrs.
Ei)n lie Dora Not One I ho County n Cent-
x' .".ilerri Kiiiims 1 iichtrn Alio-
clnllon Adjourns Arrestnl
'Iho proposition for the location of the
Methodist I'rotcHtunt University In Kansas
t'lt), K.li , Is sllll ojun, hut tho tlmo for
compllaiico with Its terms us to tho re
quited donation of ) uuls Is fchort. If tho
thirty aens nsl.cd for shull not have been
pledged by the -"Jilt of May, the offer will
bo wltlidiawn, and tho opportunity to re
ceive this ultimately Brent Institution of
learning which Is to ho nan sectarian In
evcrj thing but Its dlvlnlv school, will pioh
uhly bo forever lost.
The requirements of inc pronioters pf
the enterprise are not dllllcut to comply
with, mo venerable iiniiunuiiopibi, ur,
Mather, has given outright a tract ot tvven
tj.four acics, beautifully situated, Just be
jond Chelsea patlc, as a Bite for the col
lege buildings, a location easily accessible
from all parta of the two cities bj three
car lines. Tho tmstees Have asked for
thirty ivcres more, and agree, n (he event
of lite felftt at once expend ?50,000ln build.
Inga, vvjth the ppecUllon and Intention
of adding extensivtlj thereto In (ho near
futuit an already arranged for funds be
come vallable, Bo far less tnn )ialf the
rcqd it acreage has been promised, and
(he prospects for securing tho rest are not
. so encouraging us to make the biicccjs of
the enterprise a matter of reasonable cer
tainty. Some qt the people to whom tho
most direct and substantial beneilts would
mcessurlly accrue are unaccountably aiu.
thetlo with reference to ls outcome,
'J hero Is nothing ot n suspicious or ques
tionable nature about the scheme. The
men who make the proposition ure acting
In spod faith. They represent a large and
wealthy denomination, which, with fvro
reputable colleges already well established,
ly wen esiumtineu,
lie t till ,1 and ureal.
ls desirous bf locating the thli.l and kreal
... ... ... J..,. i.Mt. ,1 ,.hl.. In ,ka Al'.a
est one at 6 Me. cintial Point in the West,
with the hope ;ni'-t .-tiwctatl on f. making it
rank amoii. tliii most celebrated uulvcr-
m S. W. DRQUaHT,
Successor lit Kansas rily Planing Mill,
4th St., Cor, OsVlrtnd Ats
Telephono 101 1. K S .1 CITr, ItAs.
WINDOWS, DOORS, MOLDINGS,
SCttOU, unci Ii.ll S'vW.VI nnd TtlUM.St)
lnkr Hperlitty nf Stnlr HuUtllng,
ltnnk Counters nml onire Pltturrs,
tee Crrnm mid
It PA HllllltlPtl
Tho Short Order
llTer thing elsin and
tieau llouiemid t'le,
pic. Open until li
o clock etch night.
018 Minnesota Are.
B, Plymouth Rock
r.ggi, ti to m rr t
2 blocks nest n.t 5
blocks north Qulndaro
St "I," roail
;fr Gutters Leak
8th and VlnnesoiaAr.
And Ilnxo Tlicm
Put on new will pa
per, paint) our dwell
ing. Employ only nrst
lluv j our I'nlnta
iiini Paper of
W. P. WHITE,
DP! Minnesota Ave
At I owrst I'rleef.
BA 6o candle
Les3 than i
cent per hour.
Wyandotte Gas Co.
ground, 4 blocks of car
Ave., Kansas Cilj, Kas,
sltles of tho nation nt no very distant
day. This Is the cherished wish of Dr.
fatinhcns tho chancellor-elect, nn eminent
divine of profound learning and great
attainments, and a graduate of both Har
vard and KdluboroUKh.
Ah to tho desirability of having such nn
Institution located ln.rc, then- can, of
course, be no question. So far as tho
facilities afforded bv tho public school
sjstem, there Is little. If unj thing-, left
to be desired. Now hero are ti. re nuy bet
ter. But tho means provided tor an edu
cational equipment bejond that, made pos
sible; by the curriculum of the high school,
are meager, to sjv the least, If not wholly
licking. Such should not be the case.
Nearly, If not all, the other advantages
cotHluered requUlte In the catalogue of de
slnble features for .1 cltj' ot homes for
enlightened people are nlready liberally
supplied. A comparatively slight effort
will remedy tho 0110 deficiency, if the ener
getic, fir-seeing business men on both
sides of the state line permit this oppor
tunity to slip away from them. It will not
be In keeping with their widespread repu
tation for wonderful achievements In tho
art of city-bulldlng.
MR. SIIIWART'S DllNIAT.
He '.njs Jlo Does Jnt Owo tho Connty Ono
tent Tho Iteport.
According; to tho report ot Expert Ac
countants Klino and Tj ler, read beforo the
board of county commissioners jesterdaj-,
et-Countv Treasurer Martin W. Stewart Is
short In his accounts JJS.-'K. According to
Mr. Stewart and his deputies ho Is not In
debted to the coiintj- ono cent On the
other hand, It Is claimed that 1C thero Is a
balance either way It Is In favor of Stew
art. Tho report of tho experts Is so In
definite that It will bo Impossible for tho
county attorney to take action.
After hearing tho report read jesterdny
Chairman Uiought had it lefened to check
over. An order was then Issued reliuvlug
the experts from any further work. AVhen
they were first employed It was the under
standing that they were to examine all of
the hooks of tho count oflicl U and tho
Justices of tho peace. They (atnlned tho
books ot only ono Justice In this city and
of only ope ex-county olllclal.
Aceoidlng to the report read jesterday
thero was a shnrtago of J1S,3'J1 (0 In 1S.
and J0.SSO2O In 1KH. The funds In which
the shortage Is reported are:
1810-Oenernl fund, $711 J:i poor fund,
$11'' 03; bond sinking fund, $183 32: bond In
terest fund. $ISl.r,J; Southern, bridge JJSOl;
Kansas City, Kas, special, $15,007 V; totnl,
$10.J7fill Ucsldis this the experts claim
that thero was $;,1S3.70 In tuxes unaccount
lSai-Clenernl fund, J3 00M5: poor fund.
$27i! 15, Intotcst fund, Sl 30; bond sinking
t, mil tOlfttl T.-nt.D.u Ml,.. ,... ,.t
$5 SSi) 56; total, $nso&j.
The report was very lengthy, nnd It Is
so constructed tint only the experts them
selves are nolo to understand It. Mr.
fitowart denies tho charges in toto, and
snjs that he does not owo the county n
eent, Joseph Hoffman, a deputy In the
tieasurer's olllco under Mr. Stewart, saja
that tho report Is eironeous from beginning
to end, ami that tho experts are Inexperi
enced accountants, and not compete nt to
examine sucll voluminous records lie
nays he was personally acquainted with tho
details of the olllco under Mr. Stewart,
and that he knows tho accounts are
Several Interesting I'alka 1'recedA the Flec
tion ot Olllipra.
The delegates to tho llfth nnnual con
vention of the Northeast Teachers' Asso
ciation of Kansas ended their libors jes
terdaj' afterpoon. and the outgoing trains
last evening carrhd them to their re
It remained until yesterday morning for
the delegates to II tut out the ussutlitlon
had been working for the past four yearB
without - constitution, ami this llscuvery
was mado by a nieru aeeldent It seems
that tho association has been donating all
of Its surplus money to different Institu
tions of (earning each jear, and last jtar,
through a mistake, a bill was left unpaid
There was no money on hand with which
to pay It and a motion vv is made yestei
d;i to so amend the constitution tint a
icservo fund might be cietted. This led
(o a question as to when) the constitution
of the organization could be found. It
taon developed that there wis none, In ex
istence,. An old member of tho assoola
llmi said he hail a faint recollection that
a constitution was drtwn tip about Hx
jeais ugo, but he could give no Inform v
ion as to whether It was ever adopted
A committee was appointed tp prepare a
constitution and bj-lavvs and present them
to the next convention for adoption.
t 'Ihe convention wilt be held at Atchison
next ear. Shawnee county was awarded
tho lllirary for having tlifet largest delega
tion I11.attcnd.1nc1. at the nice tint; here.
i yesterday mornings session was devoted
almost entltely to iho transaction of bus
iness. However, there were several topio
beutatlvis of Kansas colleges present and
they delivered short addresses on (ho
t'Afms and Purposes of the Uenomlnatlonul
President W. r. Mcr.irland. of High
land university, uald that ho did pot be
lieve that n normal department should bo
fnndiieted In connection with a college.
Said ho: "A normal department crept Into
our"collea before I. Decante connected with
It and may be there when I leave It, but
J am opposed to It. .'Iho class of work In
the, normal school Is not the kind that
best lit a person for teaching. The best
U a college education. The word untver
sltj In Kansas picaus nothing .It means
unythiiig.fiom a public; school tp univer
sity ot high standing Chlllreu In tho
iiitullo schools get education by observa
tion and the primer. The high school Is
the perlol of training, 'Ihe college Is a
place where the, facts are hiought out
and where reading and reasoning are de
veloped and applied with the facts ob
tained In the public schooU. Ihe .sem
inary alto means nothing, tt ,1s a
place where young ghls are taught
to flirt. Tliere ,is ppt a . univer
sity la the United States and only
It's Not Money Alone We
Wp take pride In rfrrtlnr? till! edifice
called "1 binlnf " We'f proud to
Kline! nt Jin tle-tily onward nnd up
ward course, because In every crevice
and niche and corner Is fitonnd a part
of otlr rarne.it llvc. Kram InccMant,
well directed, powerful, concenlritcd
efforts we've built thin btulnrsi here,
not because? the people of this town
took pride In building It, but bccnil6
we put such splendid merit In It that
they lent ther nsltanrp HtTCAUSt: IT
PAID TltUM TO DO SO.
Wo opened n general dry goods store
five Jear) ngo, with very fen shoe".
Soon we concentrated on n shoe depart
ment, nnd the reult Is tho rrclt shoe
business w'e are now doing. Some time
ago we opened a nriit elis grocery de
partment. The rMult Is that It has nl
ready attained a mnpnlttide never
dr-amed ttf In this town. Then we
Marled a bakery. Merit won the fight
In n month. Then wp added a fresh
meat department Again genuine merit
won the fight nnd Is still winning vic
tories Yesterday we opened our new
enndy department, In which we will sell
the product ot our own new factory,
TestenHj's buslnen tells in that It
will be a Miece'1 Wo Phall put the
best goods to be hid In It. Wc flnil
put honest merit In It. When w'e do
tint we nlwajs make It go. and ro tt
goes. Wo try to make of this sloro a
people's market; a market where they
era come and get their wants supplied,
nnd carry a dollar home that they
would have lo leave at the store If
they bought at some other plice Wo
want J bur huslnea If wo can merit It.
That's all this time.
524-526-528 Minnesota Ave.,
Tel. 1279. Kturau City, Kas.
three or four In tho world. A university
ought to bo a place where a pupil can bo
taught to do nnythlng, from keeping 1
baby to preaching In tho pulpit. 1 h.no
kicked to the trustees of the eollege I rep
resent about having It stjled n. unlversltj.
It Is not a. university and I want It called
bv Its right name college."
C M. Ilrooke, the president of Latin unl
erltj read a paper on the Fame subject,
llo said that thu church was tho conserva
tor of the ehool and that denominational
schools that seek to destroy the publlo
school sjstem were enemies of tho
United States government. Ho declared
that these schools should be subjected to
state Inspection. He said that tho duty
might be unpleasant, but that the sooner
IL was adopted the betttr. Addresses were
also made by President Sander", of Port
Scott; P. A. V. Kumler, of the Avnlon
college at Trenton, Mo , and Principal II.
U I'ealrs, of tho Haskell Institute. The
last named speaker ald that the Indl in
pupils are .apt scholars and that It Is the
plan of tho teachers of that Institute to
educate their hands as well as heads and
A business spsslon was then hold
The committee appointed on the award
ing of the library reported the attendance
of delegates from various counties as fol
lows: Shawnee. GS; Johnson, 2b, L.eu in
worth. 21, Uouglis, 10, Atchison V; Jef
ferson, 4; Nemaha 1; Ilrown 3, Jackson. .1.
The award was made to the delegation
from Shawnee countj.
The following olllcers were choen for
the ensuing jear President, J, H. Glot
felter. of Atchison; vice president, V. W.
Myler, of Baldwin; socreturj, .Mrs. Anna
Spencer, of Holton; trensurir, Miss Hthcl
McCirtnej. of Valley Palls; executive com
mittee. J. I.. Alliums, ot Tnpcki; I. Jl
Kammyer, of Knnas Cltj-, Kas ; J, M.
Ithodcs, of Hiawatha.
The auditing committee reported that the
receipts for the- pan jeir nggregited
$23? S and the expenditure 3 !230., leaving
a balance on hanel of $S 13.
These resolutions weie adopted
".Ve.tho teachers of Northeasti rn Kansas,
In convention assembled hiving enjojed
a profitable mooting, desire to express our
appreciation of the efforts of all persons
who have In any vvnj assisted In making
the present session of this association .a
"We nre grateful for tin cordial greeting
nnd earnest welcome to the cltj, for the
most excellent music rendere'd, for the use
of n convenient and commodious audience
room, for the series of Important subjects
tint have been abtj- presented, and espe-clallj-
do we desire to commend the execu
tive committee for securing Itev Dr. Gun
A resolution was alo adopted thanking
tho teachers of Kanns City Kas , for
their hospitality In providing a reception
nnd soclai time for visiting teachers
The afternoon was monopolized by the
cltv and county superintendents Thev
held a conference and discussed matters of
Interest to them
One of the features of the meeting was
the reception tendered the vlltlng teachers
by the teachers of the public schools of
this cltv Trlday evening The reception
was given In tho parlors of the rirst Pres
COUNTY HtlAllII MKETIM1.
Application for the Ililrnsn of John Knmpf
I'rnm .lull Itpfuspil,
The county board held a meeting yester
day afternoon and transacted considerable
business. Attorney Hcrgcr appeared be
fore the board and asked to hive nn order
Issued releasing John Kumpf, who has
been In the county Jail for the past sixty
dajs on ihe charge of selling liquor.
Kumpf's sentence will not expire until
next Pridaj', but the attorney claimed that
his client was kept In Jail eight dajs aft
er pleading guilty, beforo sentence was
pronounced upon him and that ho should
he released. He said that Kumpf was
unable to pay the costs In tho case and
that as long as ho was In the county Jail
the county had to provide for his wife
and chlldten. Commissioner Drought was
In favor of releasing Kumpf, but the; other
two members said that they vvou d not
mike the order until after the expiration
of Kumpf's sentence.
Commissioner Merrill reported that there
were about :oo planks In the old Southern
bridge th it needed to be replaced und ho
wis given nuthoilty to have the repairs
"Vho" report of the poor commissioner for
the month of March was approved and
ordered llled. It shows that Ihe county
paid JvOO to poor pcoplo during that time.
JUIIflMI'.NT JY IIKPAUI.T,
Tlin County 1'iills to 1 Intend n Suit In Jus.
tleo lletts' imrt.
When the cases of ex-Justlee H 3. Swing
ley and Newt Harding, hla deputy consta
ble, against the countj, were called In Jus
tice Hetts comt jesterdiy, tho attornejs
for tho defendant failed to put In an ap
pearance and a Judgment wan given In
default. Ihe cases are two of nearly J50
ugnlnst tho countj for disallowed claims
'the amounts cl timed rango from $1 lo $15
and will be tried before Juries. 'I his, tho
plaintiff's nttornejs, Maher t. Holt, claim
will prevent an appeal being taken to a
higher court, as the Jaw In this slate pre
vents an appeal from a Jury decision tp
casts where ll.e suit is for a sum less than
CANNOT JUi EXEMPTED,
Hoard of IMiH-atlmi Mill Iternuilder Its
Action In Itiginl tuTeirluri,
A tpeclal session of the board of educa
tion will bo held Mondaj evening to recon.
elder the action token at the last meeting
lu reference tq the exemption of teachers
from examination. President Gadd re.
celved a letter from the state superintend,
ent jesterday. In which he stated that the
attorney general gave It as his. opinion that
the board bad no legal right to make
such an order,
Misses Mae and Maggie Digger and Miss
Clara Miller entertained a large number "f
lady friends at. the Digger residence. In
West I.awn addition, Tuesday afternoon
'ihe afternoon was spent In .huh live and
social eonversatlon. Tho prizes wero car
ried awuy by Miss Nollie Arinatroltt and
Mrs. J. 11., Scruggs. The padori were ar
tistically decorated and leps and coffee
were serve J. 'Ihose present .were; Mes
dames J. H. Scrogga, Ilrnest Crockett,
Prank. Mapes, William I'nbirger, Q. C.
Stevens. Price. Haren. Nellie Franklin,
John Troutman, H. C Kroh, Sol JluieS,
(' li Vnn loen, .1. f ttodpelK Will
While, A. II Cobb, J, K CubliPiiili, P. 11,
("lurk, Ik fhnpmnif, U. II Mllhri Misses
tleorgla Smith, Wallace Ilia k. I.ulit Hoik.
Sillle Hughes, Heslo llmks, Harm, Suite
Overton, Mnxfleld Bharpe Drought. Anna
Shan, AURiistn Ilnjcs. drier AtcOrevv,
Nellie Arnnlraitt And Minnie Albright.
, On Wednesday evening the amokvoung
ladles rntertalncl friends ngiln. (lontle
men were present nnd high tlvn was the
order of (he evening. I'rms were won hj
Mls Mildred Ilirnes. Mm It K. Moiling,
Mr, Merrill Hues nnd Mr. K. H. Htnllh
A tight lunch was served at n rcncutnlila
hour. There were Invited. Messrs, nnd
MeFdimeii It. i:. Mclllng, ,1. 11 Mcr.tilden,
J c. Horton, 1, II tiMtellv, W. W. over
ton. ( II, Miller: Mlei Nettle illlet.
Cnrr'e) Mott, lvirl Kroh, Corn Aldon. Ad
dle Cornell, Mildred Itarnes, Pearl lurnes,
Charlotte Hutching!, l.aurelte Itlchardfon,
Hvjlln -Martin, l.Ie-anor HHker, I) N
Itlchurdson, r. J Hill. II. H Smith, CHIT
Kroh. J. 1! Itnrker. Krnpnl Illnknr. A. 11.
UusuMI, IMill. Hroimhl, P. P.. Heed, Ilnrrj
HrynolM, Wllllnm Uhnrrll, .Mel HtJcs,
Hurt Crocket, II. M. Cornell nn I Prod
cute miSTAN n vt, nrtiuiNCK.
Inlin IJultm Is t'niler Arrrt for Mnrdprlng
Mrs. l'nty ( laj-tnm
John Qutnn, a Cdiorcd man nbotit .) jeirs
of age, and the father ot ten chlllren, is
occupjlng n cell In the county Jnll In this
city, avvjitlng nn Imestlgitlon of the inur
dcr of .Mrs. I'atsj Clajtun, lhf joung col
cired wonnn whose bodj was found lu tho
Knw river Just nbovo the Pltth street
brldgo Pridaj morning. When Coioucr
Steivcns had comnleted the post mortem ex.
ntnlnttlon.held 1 rhlaj afternoon nt tho un
dertaking rooms of CI. W, Simmons, In
Argentine, he ordered the nrrest of ljuinn,
with whom the woman had been kei ping
companj recentlj. He wan arrested bv
I'ntrolmtn HuBbnrd, of Argentine, and
tiken to tho countj Jnll.
The cnri r'n imiuesc was postponed jes
terdaj 11111 P) 0 clock tfl.morrow morning
It will be held In the common pleas court
room. The police have been working hard
on the case and claim they have a strong
cae ngtltist (Minn. .
Prldiy night while In a cell In the Jill
with several other prisoners, Qulnn talked
freely with his fellow prisoners II n
claimed to be 11 fortune teller and stated
that he had told several people when he
Urst heard of the denth of the woman that
the bodj would be found In the K.aw river
In nearly the same location where tho
bod reilly was found, This story was
corroborited by several prisoners, but
(Julnn afterward denied having made the
The police hue their belief that Qulnn
murdered the joung woman on these
statements. Qulnn claims that he was nt
home during tho early part of Thursday
night, the night the murder was commit
ted, and later went to a lodge meeting, but
he refused to state where the meeting was
held. The police plndowed his home
Ihursda night, as they believed he had
been stealing chickens recently nnd they
report tint ho was not at home that night.
A colored couple answering the description
of the murdered woman and John Qutnn
was seen on an Argentine street car
Thursday evening and thev were quarrel
ing at the time. 'Ihe man forcibly took
the woman from the cir near the 'Iwcntj
fourth street bridge, which Is only a short
distance nbovo the placo where tho bodj
was found In the river.
Qulnn and the Clajton woman had been
Intimate for some time previous to the?
tragedj. It was his attentions to Mrs
Clajton that caused her and her husband
to separate. Mr. Clayton has remarried
nnd Is now porter In a saloon In Kansas
The Week's Itrnl Estate Tr miters.
The following real estate transfers for
the past week, furnished h W. Thomson
& Co abstractors ot title, Columbia build
ing Knnsas City, K is '.telephone 1311:
C. 1, Cobb to M. Hendy; lot 30, block
I, Cobb Heights $ 173
II It Low Is to at. A. Rogers, p irt of
lot IS, block 15, Ilivcrvlew S00
J. It. McKee to O It. Myers; lots 11
and 1.', Irlvlng Place COO
H. Hobbs to J .1 Coakles : lot 1-',
bloek .!, I'orest Hill ... 6.7)
M. M. Douglass to P. II. II ivv kins;
lots 11 nnd 15, block 01, Wjandotto
K H. Armour to A. S Ilennot, lots 02,
31 and 08, on Armstrong street . ... 7.M0
J. Vnughan to M H Shepherd, lots
!0 nnd W, block 7. Cobb Heights ... 300
II K. Armstrong to S c l'lllott. lots
45 nnd 46 block 120. Wjandotto cltv.. ;000
V. Mnxfleld et al to I H Maxlleld;
lot 10. block 4-', Wjandotte city.. 400
I, 13 John to S A Smith; lot .0,
block S, 1-dgerton Place 1,050
i:ecutors of tho estate of II M.
Northrup to II. Swarts, lots 7 and s,
block 1W. and lots 12 and 13, block
1S1 Northrup'H addition 150
A. 11. Searles to P. Gooding, lot II,
block 1, Long llro.' aeklltlon ... . 400
Knw Valley Townsllei and llrldge
Company to II s Darklj ; lots 41
and I-', block 40, Armaurdaie l.WO
S H Del! to J. Connor, lot 5. bloek
21, Jiis third addition 5"0
N. A. Lurnes to II L Ho tg, land
in spcuon -j, lownsnip -1, range I'-,
1 acre 3500
1, 11 nooge to i A. .njcrs; land in
section 32, township 11, range 23 . 2 COO
P. 13 Diought to A Sw.anson, lind In
section Jo, township 10, range 21, SO
S HIake to A. OKeefe. pirt lots 22
nnd .1, block 1W, Northrup's ad
C A McGee to J II Jenkins; lot 52,
b'ock SS, Armourdale 275
A. W. Little to C. W Trlckett. lots
31. SO, 10. 41 find part ot 42, block
So W.andotto cltv 4,eyvj
P Goelz to W. Keefer, lot IS, block
113. Wyandotte cltj E00
M McGeehan to II. Hell: lot 122, Mc
Geelnn S Adams' addition DM
11 CI Pa j ct al to jA CJ. Itenerson;
west half of "outhwest quarter ot
section S. township II, range 2.3 . .. 50,000
T S llortmin to J, N Mecrs;
laud lu section 2S, township 10,
range 21, 10 acres 300
It D Speck to N. G Shepherd, lots
G mid 7, block 1, Cornell's subdivis
L O, Hnnkln to J P. Angle; lot I,
block 0, Forest Hilt 1,000
Wvandotte. Land Company to M J.
Iiarrj; lot Jl, block u, Splltlog
A swanson to (J. Chapman; lot 12,
bloek 2. Crane's nddltloti l,;oo
C Newton to W Williams; lot 25,
bloek 11, LVlgcrton Place 200
J. II Pope to II H Ross; lot 8,
block 31, lldwardsvlllo soo
Will Give an rntertalnment,
The entertainment entitled "An livening
With American Authors' will be given oil
Prlday overling. April It The gentlemen
who will give the chniauter sketches 1110
Messrs. Wllllnm Morse, C. w. Tilekett,
Itov. Mendenh ill mid Professor Kam
tiicjor. 'the selections from tho different
authors will bo given by Dr. II. S. Jones,
Kansas City, .Mo, .Miss Mnudo icomnns,
Mr, Prank llnibour, and Professor Sim
mons, of Argentina. The musical numbers
will bo rendered by Miss Alice Covey, .Miss
Lillian Welch and Miss Nellie Hllliard, nnd
a male quaitotte. Iho programme haH been
arranged with enre, nnd the federation de
Biro a good pitiounge from the gencinl
public:. It will be held at the I'rcsb terian
Mathlas Kozcl llled eult yesterday against
his wife. Missouri Kozcl, for dlvoicc. 'lhey
weie married In Cloud county, Kas, In
1S78, and lived together until two years
ngo, when tho plaintiff claims that Mrs.
Kozcl descited him
Jake Sechrlst llled suit ngalnst the Kan
sas city ear foundry to recover, $S,000 for
Injuries received while at work ut tho com.
pany's plant on October 18.
ft O'elock Ten.
Mrs. James P, Getty entertained a num.
ber of friends last Wednesday nt 5 o'clock
tea. The dining' room and table was beau,
llfully decorated with cut Mowers and wax
candles. 'Ihose present were: Mrs. Henry
Wooater, Mrs, Silas Porter, .Mrs. Charles
llruce, Mrs. Jumes Clotfelter, Mrs. It. Ulg.
ger, Mrs. Will Dalsh, Mrs. Pred llutchluss,
Mrs. I). Itoberls, Mrs. Mijo, Miss Woos
ter and Mrs, Hathway, of Leavenworth,
Mill light tho 'use,
Jacob P. Kusterer, executor of the estate
of George P, llest, who Is accused of pre
senting a fraudulent claim for l,?U against
the esiate, jesterday employed Attoiiiejs
Mooie eC lleiger to take caio of his sldn of
the case. His lawjers claim that the bill
piesenteil by him was correct, and that It
was recognized in tho will.
School 1 1 a, hers Married.
J. M. Moody and Miss Willie Penny
backer, two school teachers of Shawneo
countj. who have been attending the
teachers' convention for tho past three
dajs. celebrated the event last evening by
getting married. 'Iho license was secured
fiom tho piohate Judge, and tho ceremony
was performed by Di. Mendenhall pastor
of the Pltst Presb)terlan church. The cou
plo returned to their home last evening.
Will Soon ll' tlielr Work.
Tho Insurance adjusters who are adjust"
Ing tho Insurance of the Held Pros, plant
which was deslrojed by lire about a month
ago have finished the work of adjusting
the Insurance on (he. burned buildings and
will soon have the stock adjusted. About
four tnlllloit pounds of salvage has been
taken from the ruins. .Mr. Itobert lUul
stated jesterday that the matter of Is-
sufAnep we-iiM scon bf jeltleii d nil the com
finny woillil b"gln thrt Work cr rebuilding
the plant about Ma 1 The plans foi the
new Pa king house hive not as jet been
, At tlin Plrsl l'tesli) Ifrlui church nerv
Ives will be hrld nt il n m nnd S v m
Preaching bv the pistor. Itev, II O. Men
eh nlmll Alornllig niibjcet, " I'o Whom Shnll
Wo tin?' 1 veiling Biibjeit, "Daniel 111
ltev, O S. Warren, president of the Chil
dren's Home Socletj, will conduct the
pvenltip; services nt the Seventh Street
Methodist Lplscopal church thin evening
nt re lock , Y
At thu Gordon Place church thero will be
preiiehlng nt 11 n. in. bj Itev C. II. St
John' subject, "Powers" nnd nt 7 13 p. m.
h ltev .1. K, Davis.
Al llu Stewart Avenue Church of Mutual
lllghts there wilt he preaching at 7 13 p. m.
bv ltev. Charles II SI. John. Subject,
"Siibluith Ohsi rvniici',"
At St lMul's llpfscopat church services
will be hi Id to-day tis follows! IIolv com.
muulou nt 7 TO n, in ; morning pra.vcr nnd
f'Ttnon at II n 111,, Diughtcrs of the King
at il 13 fi, tn ; ehornl I'Veusonif und sermon
nt 7 ',0 p in., by Itev. D.ivld W. Howard,
Ai the Ci ntral Chrlttan church tho ltev.
II CJ, Deiihnm will preneh both morulng
and nvcnltig Mnriilncr subject, "lhorns"
evening loplc, 'Christ to Ihe l'hnrlsecs of
His Day and the Present."
Inst rtif h il to Hi port.
A resolution nan adoptel by the county
hoard yesterday Instritctlnr ox-Superln.
trndent Link, ot the count) poor farm, 10
submit to the hoard nt Its mcetlt g next
Saturday a w'rlttcn statement ot the
transactions tiindi bv him during the past
three years, this order was in ide so that
a llinl settlement could be reached be
tween Link nnd the county.
Mrs. W. P Schnlerle, of No 1017 North
llnllcck avenue, was taken to the.t'cnrtltt
hopltal jestcrdnj to receive medical at
tention for a serious ntlmcnt.
Mrs. J. II. Ncubert left last night for
Chlcapo to attend the funeral of her
brofhcr-ln-law, Mr. 11 BonsOn
Mrs. H. T. Ilerry And daughter, Gene
vieve, returned home j'cstnrdny from a
week's visit In St, Joseph, .Mo.
Mrs. George Piles went to Chicago last
night to .attend the funeral of her sister
Mrs. Shorn In, ot No, 02 Parallel avenue,
entertained a small pirty of friends
Wednesdaj evening In honor of Miss Ludc
llrodle, ot Kansas Cltj, Mo.
-Mr. and Mrs W. 11. Molirlde and roil,
of Danville, Kj , are visiting their pirents,
Mr nnd Mrs W 1. Melirlde, -010 North
James W Glenn, ot Chicago, was In the
Mr.rlUU'Ol.lH MISCJKIil, l.Y.
The Third ward Republicans wilt hold
n meeting I'ticrdiy evening ut M. and O.
hall to elect ibltf-atcs to the convention
of tho Hi publle in Stnto League, to be held
nt I'opeka on Ihursdaj. 'lllford Davis, Jr.,
secretnrj of the club, has Issued the call.
Profossor Temple, of the state university,
will deliver his last lecture In this city
Titesiiij iivcnlnfl In the lecture room of
the Plrst Presbj tcrlan church. Ills sub
ject will be ' lljpnotlsm."
The Old Soldiers Military Association
will meet In the common pleas tourt room
Tucsdaj evening In the lecture room of
purpoo of electing olllcers ot thu mllltl 1
and to transact such other buslnes as may
come before the meeting
Mies Nellie Tanev, a clerk nt T Sn arts'
bikcry, No 112 North Pltth street, fell
yesterdav and severelj sprained her right
inkle. Dr. 1: quarts was called and at
John Morehead, who was artcstcd for
assaulting; John Nelson, will hive his pre
llmlnarj examination Thursdaj. He was
released on J3W bond.
The members of tho Heef Doners' Asso
ciation will hold a lniet'nr- this afternoon
In Justice of tho Ie ipc Hughes rooms.
Iheie will bo business of I1111 nrtaucc trans
'1 he members of the order of the Degree
of Honor will give a vcrj plcusnnt social
at the Chamber of Commerce building on
The ladles of the Plrst fonejegatlonnl
church will give a supper 'I hursdaj nlcht
at the church, corner of Sixth street and
The Gentlemen's Dili ing Club held a
meeting last evening and decided to five
matinees each Saturday afternoon this sum
mer at Kerr s Driving park. I'he tlrst one
will be held one week from Siturdaj
'the ladles ot Cilinthe temple. No 1
II Unbone Slsti rs, will give a dime social
at their hall lu the Poitimouth bull ling
tomorrow evening A gctie'i il Invltitlon
Is extended to the people to he piesent
UNION l'V( II III MltlP M)ri
Passenger engine No SIS was brought In
to the loiindhouse jesterdi y lor elimina
tion 'the bIS Is one of the fastest running
engines on the Union P icltlc sjstem It
ins a re 1 am or a miio in tuirj-ugtit sec
onds Ibis record was made with llnslneer
Murphj at the throttle
Muster Me h.inlc ltoberts had the fire
department of the Pnlon Paclllc shops out
Pildnj, giving the men their regular wcek
lj cl 1 ill. He ban got them v. til trained as
10 the proper way to handle u Hie, in
cao one should occur nt the shop'
Superintendent Palmer and Oiiural Mas
ter Mec h inlo Mcrtsholmer returned jes
terdnv from Concordia, Ka , wh, re thej
have been attending the trial of the Llu
No 12 3, one of the large engines from
the Wjomlng division arrived at tho shops
jesterdaj and will be given a general over
hauling Passenger engine No. E23 Is being repaired
an I rep tinted
No !'0t w is turned out of the round
house PrlJaj, ifter being repaired and giv
en a new coat of paint It will be sent 10
Jum Hon Cltj, where It will bo used In Iho
Isnal service there.
Many I rii tub. I utertalned.
Mr and Mrs. W. II McKlnzle enter
tained a largo number of friends ut their
home, No. Sil Armstrong nvenue, with .1
high live pirty Prices Were awarded to
.Mis. r T. Lei'ort. Mrs w, T. Maunder,
Dr. C. II. Doiles and Kenneth Ilrown.
Those Invited wire: Messrs. and Mes
dames Prank Mupcs, Kenneth liicnvu, P,
T. LePort, Hvan Ilrown, P W, Chapman,
George Jenkins A. L lierger, Silas Por
ter. Henrv McUrew, It D Spec If, George
HWiop, Jr.. C. P. Crilg. 11. P. Servs,
Mno Armstrong, C. C. Abraham. W, T,
Maunder. Judge O. L. Miller, Dr c II.
Dories, Dr. J, It. Chapman, Dr. II. M,
Downs, William Unibirger. ot Kansas
City, Mo , and Mrs. 11. L Allen.
,n Entrance rnreed Into a Commission
Houso mill the afo Opeuic il and Its
Safe blowers vvero nt work In this city
Pildiy night, and uj a icrult the sifo of
11. H. II illey, the Kunsis nveniio commis
sion man, was broken open mid thu eon
tents carried away by tho robbers. Only
about $10 In cash was secured A packnge
of valuable papers. Including noti.s mid
eonttacts, was taken by the burglairf. -Mr.
llalley found tho cash diuvvei to his sufa
In an nlley In tho icar ot his establish-
The' robbers evidently met with much
dllllculty in gaining an entinnco to the
building, ns they mado sovtial uusuccess.
fill attempt, beforo they succeeded In
11 aching the liulde nf tho room wheie tho
Bafu was located. Tho Hist attempt was
mado on tho rear door of an adjoining
room which stands lu tho. rear of the inula
store room. Palling In this attempt they
piled up u window and succeeded In get
ling In tho i ear room, After gaining an
entiauee to this loom they vvue unable
to reach tho safe, as tho door leading to
the front room was covered with galvan
ized Iron and securely fastened, They then
went outside and broke a pauo of Bliss in
a window, which gnvo them eutianc o to the
main room. Two holes weie drilled In the
door of tho safe just to Ihe left of tho
combination. Ily the usu of some cxplo.
sivc the door ot tho a ifo was blown open.
Mr. Italic Is the agent of the Adams
llxpress Company for this cltj, and Prld ij
evuiliig n strungcr called there and nskul
of the lady clerk if there was an ex pi ess
paekuge lor Idm He gave somo name, hut
tho clerk could not lecall It jt terdny.
After being told thero was nothing for him
ho catod in a vrrj suspicious manner,
und remained n tho room for fully a half
hour. It Is believed that this eir.ind of
tho stranger was not as he represented,
but for the purpose of getting the locution
of tho safe, and the dlhe-reut entrances to
O. N, II, P, Club Hi'ci'ptltMl.
The O. N. O. P. Cub eavo a reception Fri
day night at Urouse's hall. The reception
was the first of a series of monthly enter
taltiments which will be given bj the club.
Thoso present were: Miss Leona Doods,
Jennie LoKan, Louise Hcrgett, Pauline
Phlillrs. Cordelia Howell, Lillian Hills,
Delia Tcny, Maud pear, Jessie Spencer,
Anna. Hrfurth, Hattie iiojd, Nettlo Hob
Inton, Mamie Pcabody, Allse Hell Addle
Pullman. Ida Welch, Nellie Doods, Hesslo
Kelley, Clara Lucttke, May ISojd and Mrs,
C. W'elch; Wessrs. 13. Crum. Harrj Hell,
Fred Kmmert, John I.uettkc. Thomas
Howell, Albert Mayer, Prank Wukeman,
Pnnk Peel), n. M, IViilcy, Profet'or
l.uetik, Otto Crfurth, Charles Mnnporsen,
Ihotnnn Ilurgodn, George Nichols, Herman
Krfutth, W. P, White, .Mr. fth 1 Mrs. II.
tlbnriie nnd (lirdtiir HUrbirged.
llugli Oshorhn ntui Jnmes Gardner, the
twei j ruing men who have been In Jnll for
the last two months on the , hatuo ot fob
bing Dr Nnson, were dle barged In Jus,
the 5ltiis' court jesterdaj. one dark nljht
nli in two inomhit ago, Dr N'asnii was
lure 1 away from Ids home and robbed of
Ids watch and a largo sum of inoiiev. Os
borne nnd Gardner were arrested for the
crime, ahd have been wnltltiu trial since,
Tho nilth'itllles thought they had n ntroinj
case niralnsl the two prisoners, but fulled
to 1 rodiie'e tuilllcleiit ovbleucn tit the trial
jesterdaj to hold Ihctn on thochnrge lire
forrcd ni;alut Ihciii At Ihe time of their
arrest both men hnd largo revolvers on
I or Hip Hi lie III of 11 ( hurc li.
.Theta will be nn entertainment at the
Armourdale Christian church to-morrow
evening, under the direction of Mls Kath
erltio I '.i ire. This will be one nf the most
attractive programmes Miss I'.ago has ever
prccntcd In this city Some of the fea
tures are Urownles, fairies,. Japanese, a
flower cnnlnta, The ctitertnlnmetit Is for
the benefit of the Christian church,
lil.CI It IIIIOIM.
Miss Zella McMillan entertained a num
ber of her friends Wodncsdu) night nt her
homo on St. l'lttl street. The evening was
spent In a very cnjojnblo manner. Vurl
ems parlor games wire Indulged In until a
lato hour, when luncheon wns served.
Those present were Mlses Hanley
Shorl, May Hovd, llattle Ilojd, Miy
Scholl And Carrie Scholl; Mcsrs. Fred
Smith, Prink Mpdlea, Dr Mil Kllncr and
Mr. nnd -Mrs. Clarence Curtis.
Ilx-Pollce Sergeant John Dojle Ins nc
cepti'd a position with the 11. P. Combs
Commission company, of Kansas City,
Mo, as a traveling salesman
The Misses Katie nnd Ll?7le Itothen
bergei, daughters of Sheriff ltothcnberper,
ot Leavenworth, nre In the ell), the
guests ot .Mr. nnd Mrs W. II Towner, of
t21 Packard street.
Miss Illla Wlngcrt entertained a number
of her friends Tuesdaj night nt her home
on Pennsylvania .avenue, ihe evening was
pent in a very ftlotsant mnnner until a
lite hour, when an elegant luncheon wns
The Mtcs Cllst n.and Laura. Gary were
verj plcasnntlj surprised last evening hj
.1 I art) ot ftlends at the home of their
sister. Mrs. T. P. Kerr, of South Third
street. The evening was spent In various
parlor games until a late hour, when re.
lrcshmtntH were served..
Mrs. J M, Hnochs has returned from a
Pleasant visit with friends nnd relatives at
The pulpit of the Itaptlst church will b
occupied to-day by the singing evangelist,
S J. Miner.
Miss Ircna Shook will conduct the work
ers meeting this evening nt the Plrst Prcs
bvterlnn church. The Hpworth League
meeting will be led bv 1! Coster ITc Kill
The Ladles' Aid Society gave Us Ice
cream soclai last night It was ver) suc
cessful Tho ltev. C. .Mjers will conduct an ex
perience meeting nt the Christian church
at 3 ro o'clock this afternoon.
Smlces of the St. Paul Pplscopal church
will be held this afternoon nt 13) nt the
Odd Pellows' hall, corner of Packard and
Vnliialiln -ltt,'ruiirn Stolen I mm n Toprka
Jeirplrj Mouse Itceorere'el by the
1'ollcc of this Ily.
Tho police of this city succeeded jes
tcrd ly mornlui lu recovering a nt of
valuable silverware that was stolen from
a Topeka jcvvelrj store recenllj. Several
ilivs ago Pattolman Itufus Ualthrop ni
rested three suspicious looking men near
the rlvei When the ofllcir appeared the
three men nttempted to escape, but were
persuaded to hilt, nt the point of a re
volver and were placed In Jill. At the
tlmo tho men weie arrested thej were
near a cave In which the,y hnd been tnj
lng. iho olllccr nrrested the men on mn
plclon of hiving In their possession stolen
goods, but wh n the arrest was made he
was unable t) hold the men and also
search the cave When he returned noth
ing could be found
Tho mm weie held several dajs on a
charge of vagrancy, and when released
thej went direct!) to the cave, where
they had bei n ariested Chief Illclmrd
ou then became coulldent of the guilt of
the parties, two ot whom were soon after
ngaln attested and sentenced to thlrtj
d lys In the work house In Kansas City,
Mo., for vagrancy.
several men were working near the cave
when the arrest was made these men
have been shadowed since by the polka
llirly jeslerdij morning P.atiolman Itil
throp found the man who had taken Ihe
stolen artli h s from the cave W hen tin eat.
tned with arrest he confessed to having
taken the articles fiom the envu nnd
tinned them 01 cr to tne olflcers The
slob n pieipert) consists of 11 complete set
of t ible silverware, also a field glass Tho
tropertv Is valued nt about t'A The To
pi k v man fiom whom the propertj was
stolen wis untlfh d nnd will come hero
to Kenttf) the piopert)
1'ntrrtnlnnirnt unci Supper.
The Ladles' Hi publican Club will give an
cuti'itatiimcnt and supper In tho Olllges
building cm -Metropolitan avenue to mor
ion evening. A small admission fee will
he charged to raise inone) to elefrnj thu
epen0cs of tho delegates chosen to ntten I
the sinte league meeting nt Topeki Tho
following Is the programme
Ihe Republican 1'aitj," Mr J. P.
i'he Woman's Republican Association of
the State," Mrs H L Stlne
"In What Way Can Woman Hxert the
Greatest Influence In Politics?" Rev, W.
' Our Woman's Republican Association,"
Mr. L D L Tnsh,
"Thu Sliver City Republican Club," Mrs.
J. II 111) the
"Argentine, the rnt. Present and Put
in e " Mr T J Rnilght
' Our Duties to Society Prom a Political
rind Patriotic Standpoint," Mr. A A
"llducatlon of the People the Safeguard
of tho Republic," Mrs Fanny Reld-hlus-ser.
' Tho Hanker In Politics." .Mr. George
W hj Did tho Suffrage Amendment
Fall '" Professor Sorter
"Tint Woman Whit Will She Do In Po.
Itlcs'" Mr J II 111) the
Toastmlstrcs Mri Lew Hanback.
rnlprtalned Their Friends.
Mr. and Mrs, Theodore Swltzer enter
tained a laige number of fill mis nt their
homo on Inst Thursday evening. Music,
dancing nnd cnid plajlug were the amuse
ments of tho occasion Luncheon was
sorved at a late hour. The following are
tho names of those present: Mosrs. and
MfSdaiues Georgo Ciisworth, Cbnr!e3 Din
renroth T A Williams, Henry l.lebtnaii,
W II, Reed, T hoinns Shanahan, T, J Hn
rlght, James Lgm, James Carter. W D
Madden: Mesdnmes James Murphy, Phil
Murphy nnd Scollold, of Kansis Cltj, Mo i
John Carter, Thomas Dant. M. M lhulcht,
Misses Anna Haintlii. .Maggie Itjnu, Mary
Sullivan Amelia llackus, Tllllo Illundeon,
Agglo Illundeon, Maggie llanatln Katy
Hamlin, Mar) Dobbins, Nellie Dobbins,
Muggla Dobbins, May Upright, Mary Car
ter; -Messrs Prank Cullen, Patrick Quirk,
John Deluuey nnd Neupert,
On last Friday evening a very enjojable
surprise party was given at tho pleasant
home of T. J. Payne, In Pa) no's addition,
In honor of Miss Magglo Payne Those
present wore: Misses Matlla and Lizzie
Atherton. -Mabel McCulIoch Maud Gilbert,
Mattto Mai tin, Iloeua Smith. I.'dua He!
voy, Lulu Decker, Clare Woodruff, Anna
Long, Maud Thompkliis, Ljdln nud l.lrzle
I'ti) net Mcsrs. Arthur Kellej, John Mj-.
cis. Will Plnlp, Robert Hiiiith, Frank
Adamson. Thomas Leep, Hugine VoelticI,
Claud Alexander, Charles Cook, Louis
I Iro In .1 Jowi'lry hlorc.
A fire originated In tho back room of H.
P. Marshall's Jen oh y store on Metropoll.
tan uvenuo jesterday vvhkh, for .1 short
time, threatened to do considerable dam
uge. Ily piompt action on the part of Mr.
Marshall the blazo was extinguished In
tlmo to piovent much damage. About 2
o'clock Mr, Marshall discovered flro on his
work lablo lu tho back room, 011 which u
live gallon cun of coal oil was sitting. Tho
blaze wax burning briskly all around tho
call, and had even burnt d the oil from tho
faucet. The can was quickly removed, and
the remaining Hi 0, which was seatteilng
rapidly, was put nut. The damage was
only Blight. No alaim was sent to the lire
About three weeks ago u man by tho
name of How man, living 011 Metropolitan
avenue, left I 01110, nnd has not been seen
since lu this cltj. He left two bojs, nged
t und C j oars, with their grandmother,
Mrs, VTckrson, an aged ladj, who Is un
ublc to care for the children. Application
was made yesterday afternoon to County
Poor Commissioner Keller by Chief of Po
lice Richardson to have Ihe children kept
by the county, Mr. Keller slated yesterday
that efforts would be made to huvn tho
children adopted by spine one. because, tn
case they were taken to the poor farm
thej could not recelre proper scnool prlvl.
leges, as the Inmates of the poor farm are
not allowed lo nllend the district school,
and no t richer Is provided by tho county.
The LAdleV Presbyterian FoeilMy hail
been otgntilred with the following otllcjrs:
Preslleni Mrs Slurdjvln, vlee president,
Mrs Hrvntil, second vlco president, Mrs.
I! V. McCulIoch, secretary, Mrs. S. P.
Match! trcnmirot, Mrs J 0 Onskltl; sec
retary of homo mission, Mrs l.ueasi sec
relaiv nf foreign missions. Mrs Miller!
secretary of literature. Mrs. Watson. A
soi In I will bo given by the society Tuesday
evening, April 3d, nt Ihe homo of Mrs.
Miller, No, 10 lllghth street.
John P 1 owmuti has entered the real
estnli, ritual nnd Insurance business, llo
Is one of the most popular business tnn
In this ell) Ho Is also secretary of tho
board of triielp
Thre.' children of Jt Adam", Of the West
end, nre 111 with tho mumps
Miss. Hose, Campbell, asinnt postmis
tress nt S rntiton, Kns , Is the guest of her
(lti I Mr George Ciisworth
"An I vcnltiK With Living Hooks" Is (In
title of nn entertainment to be given Tues
day ev piling nl Metropolitan hall by th'i
.1 M Parker, of Trenton, Mo , Is hero
visiting Ids iliushlcr. Mrs J. It Hollind.
Simuel Halle), nged 57 venrs, died Frldny
night nt the fiimll) residence on the North
Idc. Tho funeral will t.ako plnco this aft
ernoon The remain nf (he late George Fannin
vvetcj taken to Nashville, Tcnn., last night
It II Alexander has returned from thi
James Stccii nnd family nre entertaining
relatives from Hllsworth county, int.
A special business meeting wns held Inst
night by the members of tho Hapllst
Dinlh of John (1, Mar.lntl, an Aged nnrl
Itripectpil ( 1 1 1 rt 11 nt Ills llotilo Nrur
This t Itj,
John C. Marshall, nn old nnd respected
cltlren of this cltv, died yesterday morn
ing, nt his home, lu this cltv, nt the nil.
vanced age of r )ears The" deceased
had been 111 for some time, owing to tho
giving tin cv of tho It-it forces Incident
to oil age The deceased his been a res
ident ot Jackson county since lsC3 .and
has resided south of this city nn a farm
the greater portion of his life. Five jearj
ago his wife ps-seil away Since that dam
he hns made his hotm at Intervals with
relatives In this cltv.
John C Marshall was born near Lexing
ton, Kv In li is He cum of a ills.
Ilngulsiied family, manv of whom Invn
obtained a national reputation a Jurists.
Thomas Marshall, the noted Kentucky
livvjer and Jurist, wns a brother of thn
deei'ised He was also a ni'phcw of Chief
Justice Marshall, of the supreme court of
tho United States. Although a mm ot
large uieiitnl attainments, ho had no ele.
Sire to enter public life, hut devoted alt
of his energies to his pasloril calling In
this ho was successful, nnd it the time of
his deith wns the owner of 1 line farm
south of this clt) llarl) In life In wedded
a .Miss Wood, of Ohio, but no children
wore evir born of tho marriage'. After
the death of his wife he united with 11m
Plrst Pre sb) tcrlan church of this city and
has been a regulir attendant over flncn,
taking a devout Interest In religious af
fairs. The deceased noticed some davs ngr
that his energies were falling fast and
anticipated the coming end Taking hW
wedding coat he slgnllled his Inbntlonto
have It fixed up. as he wished to be burled
In It. The fulllllnient of his wish cams
sooner thnn his friends nmli Ipated The
funeral will take place this .afternoon nt
I o'clock, from the First Preshv terlnn
church, ot this cltv. ,Hev. A D. Mndelra
will oillclale and the remains will hi
burled In the cltv cemetcrv by tho sldej
of thoso of his wife.
Ileiith of G. W. II. Moore, r.
Friends of G W II. Moore, Rr , wern
shocked vesterda) by tho announcement
Hint nls Illness had terminated fatall). at
a time when It was thought he was In n,
fair way to recover his heilth About
six weeks ngo Mr. Metre was taken III
at his home. In South Side addition, but
It wns not considered bv his friends that
his sickness wns anj thing more than a
bad cold settling on his lungs
T he deceased moved to Independence sev
eral jcars ngo from Leavenworth, Kas,
where he conducted nn oil business Ho
established 11 business In this cltv, selling
oil from wagons He was a Republican
and took n Hvelv Interest la politics, as
well ns affairs or the cltv. The deceased
hail been a Mnon for forty j'ears and
attended lodge regularly. The funeril wilt
tnke place this afternoon nt 3 o'clock from
his late home, and will he conducted by the,
Masons of the cltv The remains will b
burled In the city ccmeterj.
Veil Suit, 1 ,.,t.
Mrs Nellie Vnunt filed suit for dlvorco
vesterda) from hi r hustuutd. L A Vnunt.
The petition alleges gross cruelty and con
duct unbe coming a husband The petition
stites thut thev were married In 1CS7, nnd
tint the separation took place In IsOl Thu
plaintiff nks tor the custndj of tho child
and for sue h nllmony as tin court in ly sco
proper to give
Charles N Hrunn llled an nppllcntlon tn
prnctlce law In tho courts of Jiekson
The members of the First Methodist
Fplcopal church took charr' of their pas
tor's house Friday night In the old fnsh
Inned Methodist vvnj While the Rev.
Jump wns ntte tiding a meeting nf the Dp.
worth Leiguo the members of the church
hrnurht substantial gifts lo their pastor's
larder Fpon the return of the pastor th'
evening wns spent In a social w iv, which
wns enjoved hugely bj the members of tha
Old Cltlfrns 1'nss s-irny.
Among the deaths jesterda was that
of Mrs William Parker, wife nf Wllllnm
Parker, also dt 1 eased Shu wis an aged
lad) and at the time of her death was
visiting her daughter, Mrs Willi 1111 Mr.
Gulre, of nine Springs Death was dun
to an attack ot pneumonia Sinn the
death of heir hush mil the deceased his
leslded on south Liberty streit, this clt).
The funeral will take place Mondav lfter
noon nt 2 o'clock from the Chrlstl in
Urine li "Tnuriml" Oftiep.
Tho branch ofllce of the Journal Is locnt
ed III tho Chrlsman Saw j or building Sub
scriptions, idviitlsrmeiitH or local new 1
will receive piompt intention nt this otllee.
Tho Journal Is delivered to all parts of tin
city foi 43 cents per month or 10 cents a
week. The carrier service ot thn Journal
will tm maintained nt Its mesent high
standard Should any Irregul irltlcs occur,
notify tho branch olllee. this city.
Ilr Wharton's I pi lure,
Dr. II M Whnrton lectured last night
nt the court house under tho .ausplees ot
the loung People's Unptlst Union of lids
ilty Tho lectin c was given for tin bom,
fit of the church fund and was largely at
tended. The subject of thn lecturer ,V4
' lips and Downs." Dr, Wharton enter
tained his audience in a vcr pleasant
way for .an hour and the audience was
appreciative and attentive.
Will llo, Id, to aliirrj.
After to-day Will Dodels, nno of tin pop
ular joung men of this cltv, will bo a
benedict Ycsterd iv Mr Dodda left 011 11
Jouriiu for Wuverly, Kas, wheio In will
wed Miss Carilo Pllklngtnn Tin lirlde-in-bo
nt niih tlmo lived In this clt), where tho
mutual friendship developed Into one 11C
longer duration After the iniinigo ecru
mony at Waverly, Mr and Mrs Doddn will
return tn Independence, where -Mr Dodds
Is engaged lu business
Still Si arching Ihe Will.
Tha report to Iho clfeet that tho body ot
a colorful mm wns found Heating In a welt
near the ol I Martin dlstlllerv caused 11
search lo bo in uln l'rld ty by olllcers Tho
bod) did not materialize as was expected.
The Informants, however, maintained that
they could not havo been mistaken and
another seaich was made jesterday with
The ladles of the Baptist church will clvn
an oiuugo reception ut tho residence of
Mrs John H Paikeron West Maple avenue,
on Tuesday uflciuoon, April 'U. It will bo
from i o'clock until 10 o'elock.
Yesterday was pay dty on tho Indepeitd.
ence Air line. Fifteen funnies, the heads
ot whom are in the employ of the road, livo
u this cltj.
A iiiarrfago license was Issued jester
day to Julius Telamer nnd Miss Metn Still,
man, Iloth are residents of Jackson
uo nut j,
Mss Alia Hughes, of Liberty, Mo , Is tha
guest of Miss lltta Mercer at her home on
SOuth Pleasant street.
MUd Kate Sousley, of Lincoln, Neb , la
tho guest of C, P, Patterson and famllv,
Robert Rejiiolds of Ottawa. Ill, Is the
guest ot H. T. Phelps and faintly.
Dr. II. M Wharton und wife wcro enter
tained by Rev. M. J. Breaker jesterday.
The Arm ot I.cmmon & Hindu has been
dissolved by mutual consent, Mr. II hide re
tiring from the; business.
A telegram was received by J. n, Noland,
Of this city, jesteiduy, announcing the
death of Mrs. Miles tiuford at Indianapolis.
Mrs. liuford was formerly a resident of
Jamls Phelps and wife are expected,
heme to-morrow from Chicago.