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THU KANSAS CUT JOURNAL. TUESDAY. JUNE IS. 1805
TWO I.NCIU'.I Of ItAIN Fl'.l.t. IN .tt'ST
THE WATER FELL IN TORRENTS
storm cami: siidukm.y tirov HIK
CtTV 1'ItO.U 1 111: .S(HtTIIVl.ST.
STREETS LOOKED LIKE RIVERS,
nniiMin ovi:h (loosr.NKUK ciu:i;k
CAltltlLI) AWAY 11Y A STUMP.
t'nblo Car Stopped by h Jdbln of Mnrnil.nu
at Mntli mill (Irniiil Annuo Much
Diiningn llono tn Public lin
One of the most terrific rain storm oxer
Been In this region struck Kansas City nt
about 6 o'clock jctcrdny afternoon. The
storm camp In from the tornailo point of
the compa1!", the northwest, ntiil wo with
fearful rapidity, reaching Its climax within
ten mlmites after It burst, Tho rain wns
accompanied with a lvlrt electrical display,
heavy thunder, and nil tho elements which
make such sudden nml severe confllct-i of
tho elements tho terror of the average.
Western man. Torrent mildly expresses tho
natmo of the downpour; It was one blinding
and steadily Increasing mass of water
turned loose without stop of tiny kind. It
fell so rapidly that one could not distin
guish objects ut a distance of hulf a dozen
Tho rnln c.ime on without much warning,
although old timers felt an Impending dis
turbance for several hours before the first
drops fell. Tho day opened sultry nnd
stifling, with hero and there a cloud scut
tling rapidly ncros tho sky. About noon
the clouds began to thicken, although there
was no relief from tho oppressive, humid
heat 1'or two hours oftcr noon the sky
was almost clear, but by 3 o'clock the
clouds returned, nnd a few spattering
drops warned tho peoplo of the approach of
the storm. There were distinct mutteilngs
of thunder nnd lld Hashes of lightning
long before thero was any concentration
of the disturbance.
Soon nfter 3 o'clock tho temperature be
came even more toirld. It grow hotter
rapidly until 4:30, when there was n re
markable nnd slgnlflcint change, which
boded no good to the city and people. The
mercury took a rapid tumble, ami Just be
fore tho storm burst It beenmo so cool th.it
thoughts lingered on spring oercoats.
Thero were distinct tornado conditions ap
parent to the least observant, and a shade
of fear crept over tho city as tho lingo
clouds swept down, darkening tho day so
that It seemed night. The clouds w hit led
about rapidly, forced In cveiy direction by
tho conlllctlng air currents. Tho rain be
gan to fall faster nnd faster, driving Into
the faces of thoso caught out, fiom every
point of tho compass.
A minding .Ma or Water.
Then the northwest wind rose nnd caught
the water nnd thrashed It across tho city
In a sttenm so heavy that It was impossi
ble to tell ono's location In tho city from
car windows. lMssengers on tho various
street car lines were unable to debark, tho
rainfall being too heavy for anything to
llvo In It without protection. Those who
were caught on the Hlevntcd road held
their places until Minnesota avenue In
Kansas City, Kas., was reached, It being
impossible to leave at any of tho inter
As an instanco of tho force of tho rain
nnd the quantity of water falling, the fol
lowing Is possibly the best obtainable: A
car on the Hlevated road made the James
street station when tho storm was at tho
highest point. A passenger darted out of
the station onto the train. Ho was in tho
station when tho storm burst, and had not
received nny wetting. When ho entered
the car his clothing was lltemlly soaked,
and ho filled the car floor with ,tho water
which ran from his garments In streams.
Ho gasped, out of breath fiom tho beating
the rnln gave him. nnd clung to a gilp un
til ho regained his bicath.
Within ten minutes after tho storm burst
the stieets were filled with lushing water,
level with tho cmblng. Hovvots were Hood
ed, nnd in many places were serious' v
damaged, They weic totally Inadequatu
to cairy off the surface water, and boon
became choked. l-'or nearly two hours tho
rain fell with unabated fury. Women who
braved It to go to their homes, after leav
ing n. car, wcro forced to wado In water
reaching nbove shoetops wherever a street
was to be crossed.
Tho Night Storm.
Following tho first demonstration of tho
storm, thero was a brief season of quiet,
during which the temperntuiu rose again.
This was followed Piter by another rain,
less violent than the first, but of the btendy
and searching order. It continued with
little abatement until 10 o'clock. Increasing
the damage done by Its violent precursor.
Washouts were numerous all over the two
Kansas Cltys, much delay being caused to
transportation lines, ami some damage,
which it will tako days to repair, Haso
ments wero Hooded all over tho cities, and
there was a genet nl shaking up all around,
The field where the tents of tho Charity
circus aro located was under two .feet of
water beforo 8 o'clock, Tho tents weath
ered tho storm, but tho men Inside plowed
about in kneo deep water, oxptesslng much
discontent with tho situation of affairs.
Trees avero blown down, but fortunately
caused little damage by their falls. Tho
last race at Exposition park was tun In tho
rain, tho horses finishing in a miniature
river, Tho Kaw river showed tho effects
of tho heavy and continuous downpour
tn less than an hour after It began. Drift
wood began to float down btro.im and tho
normally sluggish cm rent near the mouth
was rapidly accelerated.
The storm was as heay to tho past of
Independence, 2lo as it was In this city.
No fatalities weto repoited In this Im
mediate vicinity, but the damage to prop
erty will reach Into tho thousands, Tho
Gooseneck creek wagon brldgo nt Shef
field was washed away, the creek rising
eight feet In an hour. The powerhouse of
the Grand avenuo cable lino was flooded
to such an extent that the company was
forced to shut down for an hour.
Block pavements in numerous streets
were washed from their foundations, while
at the stock jurds thero was considerable
trouble trom this cause The
yards wcie flooded, blocks were
piled up over tracks and twenty
cars of stock were tied up thereby for
two hours. Surface dressings on brick
pavements anil macadamized streets moved
bodily down grades and choked up bowers
with sand and giavel. .Many of them will
have to be cleaned out beforo they can bo
used again. Manholes were lllled with iiib
blsh and cable conduits were filled with
water and sand In many places, causing
delay and trouble. Ltectrlc lines had great
difficulty in securing power sufllcient to
move trains. The Hooded condition of thu
streets lost much of the- power. In nearly
all of the roadway of the Elevated, on tho
surface portion of tho line, the water
reached up almost to tho dynamo, causing
rhe car to merely creep along in the driv
While tho storm was productive of
much discomfort and considerable
alarm, It caused much less dam
age than was apprehended. The
precipitation was extraordinary, both be
cause of the Immense amount of water that
fell each minute and because of the length
of time during which It fell.
A KI.OOU AT UNION DJSl'OT,
I'aiteugcrs Transferred From Train to tho
t Waiting Itooui ou 'I'ruckd.
At Vnlon depot the effects of the storm
yesterday evening and last night were felt
us much if not more than ut any other
place in the city. Between 5 and 6 o'clock
wlille the rata iiiia dssendiiJK la torrents
Feed the Nerves
Upon pure, nourishing blood nml you
will not bo nervous, (.live to tho lilooit
tho power to nourish nml support the
nervous pjstcni nnd nil tho bodily org
an?, by purlfjing nnd enriching the
Tho ono True Wood PurlHer.
HnnH'; PHU M7 tolmy, r,viytotnk
I IUUU I Ilia eviylnrflect c
and deluging tho depot platform, the trains
from the West began to arrive All the
water that fell on the bluff, east of the
dcjiot, poured down In treniendous columns
upon the platform nnd upper passenger
mdq nnd hurled the rails beneath six
lmhes of water. As tho trains arrived and
tho passengers began to alight It was
found necessary to Improvise some means
of transferring them Into tho dep'ot. LarRe
boards were produced, but no sooner had
thoy been thrown down to provide n tem
porary sidewalk than the swift current of
the water bore them nwny toward the
south. Women attired In white summer
dresses nnd frail hats stood upon the enr
platforms, received the full benefit of the
descending torrents and called Ion liy for
nslstatire to ferry thrm to n pi ice of
safety. Presently a number of heroic men,
pushing Id'gp trucks and Invnlld chairs,
went to their aid, nnd as fast ns one load
was deposited In the waiting rooms nn
other was gathered up nnd taken In out nf
the wet. Some women more restless than
was necessarv braved thi small lake and
waded to the depot awning. The lower
passenger yards ami freight yards wero
under water and for tho time bi-lng a ces
silloti of business prevailed. The floor of
the Ii.ikk.ikp room at the north end of the
depot was overflowed with water nnd all
trunks and other baggage had to be lifted
tilxin trucks and the surrounding platforms
to Insure safely from tho wafer.
The depot lunch countirs wero crowded
with people who could not get uptown nnd
had to make a short supper vvhllo they
waited for the rain to quit.
Union nnd St. Louis avenues were rush
ing rivers about ti o'clock, and No. 2 police
stntlon resembled a huge ferryboat strand
ed on a sandbar In n fnst rushing river.
Passengers on tho Missouri Paclllc train
arriving at fi:.Vi from ( minim reported trav
eling through a terrible rain since. p. m.
Conductor ltngnn was In ch irge of the
train. Ills brnkemin, Prank Gcrli.irt, told
a story of hiving watched a funnel slinpi.il
cloud, which very much resembled a tor
nado, as the train sped along near St.
Joseph. Many of the pnsengi.rs Mewed
the sight. It wns supposed to be about
four miles from the train. All trnlns weio
leported to be on time up to 8:30, but the
trainmen were expictlng bel ited tinlns
this morning. The outgoing conductors
nnd engineers on all lines received ordeis
to run slowly and cautiously because of
the severe rainfall. It was not thought
that a great deal of track had been washed
nwny or damaged by the wntcr.but reports
to-dny will tell this tale.
Duilng the storm lightning shattered the
glass In the front door of the .Missouri Pn
elllc Union nvetiuu ticket olllce, but did no
At it o'clock the rnln began to fall ngnln
and as the arc lights In the depot and on
thu depot platform had been extinguished
for some un iccountnble reason the situa
tion wns Indeed trying to the depot oill
clals, who tracked about In the mud that
remained nfter tho water receded, direct
ing and assisting tho Into passengers who
sougni iiic-ir trains.
sci:m; at tiii: junction.
A ltlver of Wnter Turned Down the Streets
by Choked Sewers.
When the storm wns nt Its height the
Junction was a sight to behold. The rain
came do a n In such torrents that the sen or
on the west side of Mnln street, near Its
Junction with Ninth street, overflowed and
flooded both streets and sidewalks. A
stream of water four or five feet wide nnd
more than nnkle deep ran swiftly across
tho cable tracks. Just opposite the Sheld
lcy building was a box tilled with mortar
for the repairing that is going on there,
and a box of sand. Ttefore it had rained
long this box wns nearly full nnd tho sand
pile was going fust;. The result was n pool
of muddy water nearly knee deep 12m ry
doorway on the east and west sides of .Main
street was filled with belated business men,
stenographers, shop girls, telegraph bojs
and others, some of them with umbrellas
and some without. All weie ou an equality
so far as that was concerned, for umbrel
las wero utterly useless. Many wagons
drove by at full speed, the drivels con
cealed under rubber blankets, pieces of e-un-vas
nnd anything else that might serve as
a protection. The horses seemed afraid of
the water nnd did a great deal of .slipping,
hplashlng nnd stumbling. The east bound
cable cars ran steadily for a. short time,
but soon the macadam from In ft out of tho
new federal building washed onto the track
and they wero obliged to stop, One Ninth
stieet train was blocked right at the
Junction anil did not move until the storm
was well over. The west bound cars i.in
without Interruption. Those In the door
ways managed to find a great deal of
amusement out of the wild lushes which
were made for cais and for shelter, In gen
eral. Hut some of those who canio Into
view' did not run, A number walked as
unconcernedly ns though tho heavens weto.
not pouring themselves out upon them at
all. One woman was seen to walk veij
deliberately through tho small river dash
ing ncross Ninth street, ns If It wero an
cnJoment, though at every step the water
rose above her shoe tops. The brakenicn
at it lie Junction created some laughter be
cause tney coiini not unit tneir levers, the
witter having gone completely over them.
DAMACii: TO THU hTlllXTb.
.Superintendent Dneld I'lndu All tlm Work
Ills Men Can Do In Ono Nlu-lil.
Immediately after the rain Superintend
ent of Stieets Doelds called out tho entile
street force nnd went to woik stinlghten
Ing out the damage done by tho lain and
removing tho debris from the streets,
where It had been washed. Tho amount of
damagu done was great and was distrib
uted over tho entire city, but he will havo
much of It cleared away by this morning.
Independence avenue from Woodland to
Grand was In a deplorable condition, I'rom
the unp.ived side btreels great quantities
of dltt nnd loads of debris had washed
down and In many places covered thu
street to tho depth of one or two feet nnd
done damage to tho walks and the paving.
Tho foice of men went to work at that
and continued all night there and ut other
The newly rolled gravel on Ninth street
near the Victoria hotel wus washed down
to the stieet car tracks at Ninth ami
Grand avenue and tho track covered with
tho stone. A force of men removed that
hiiirledly and It will be placed again in po.
bltlon unci rolled.
Holmes bluet from Twenty-third to
Twenty-fifth was filled two feet deep In
places with the cedar blocks from other
places that had washed down there and
nctumul.ited. It will take time to place
the blocks in their original location und
get the street smoothed over as It was be
fore, A part of the filling near the bridge at
Twenty-second and Troost and at Tvventj
rtfth und Holmes and some of the now fill
ing on the O. K. creek sewer were washed
away and will have to bo replaced at once.
Macadam Cavers Street Car TrueliH.
Tho rain played havoc with the macadam
on Ninth street, near the Victoria hotel,
and several tons of It were carried down
tho hill and carefully deposited on the
trucks of the street ear railway at Ninth
and Grand avenue. The broken stone 'had
been rolled and that there should have
been suillcient water to carry it away was
a big surprise. Superintendent Holmes had
Dcecham's pills are for bilious,
ness, bilious headache, dyspep
sia, heartburn, torpid liver.diz
ziness, sick headache,bad taste
in the mouth, coated tongue,
loss of appetite,sallow skin.etc,
when caused by constipation ;
and constipation is the most
frequent cause of all of them.
Go by the book. Pills 10 and
as a box. Book fret at your
druggist's or write B.F, AUc Co.,
365 Canal St., New York.
W A I.. I ,L..IIMMIk.,..
VUUWMWI ? """i" w """
a gang of men plienl nt work nnd the line
niu d lajed but ti short I'm.- on ncconnt of
the stone It will be gathered up and
plni-d in position on the new work again
Soon nfter the slide some ins ran Into the
macadam nnd were derailed.
intuitu: suiipp awav.
Stump of a Walnut 'Irer Wrrrks it Struct
urn Over Uimsenrck Crick,
Gooseneck crefk Is the nnnie of a little
creek Hint wanders in n meandering fash
ion through Shellleld. Ordinarily there
Isn't enough water to create n cutrent,
I. evening It raised over seven feel In
thirty minutes nnd wns chniiged from n
harmless little rivulet to rt raging nnd
powerful tot rent. A score of small ra
vines empty tin Ir contents into the strrnm
immediately west of Shellleld and as their
contributions were received one by one
the water lalsed nnd went down si ream
with great power A large stump was up
rooted und sent down one of the tnvlnes.
It was hurled with great foree against the
supports' of n wagon bridge over Gooseneck
nnd struck with enough force to carry
away two of the spans, leaving a gap of
llfty fevl. The stump and fallen part of
the bridge swept down the creek to the
bridge of Hie Knnns City, Osieoln &
Southern rnllmad nnd lilt It with enough
force to knoi k It several Inches out of line.
It wns believed nt first to be badly dam
aged, but after being Inspected It was
round to have been hurt but little nnd
trains were sent over It ns usual
The bridge broken down was1 rebuilt last
fall by the county court and Is on n road
traveled largely und being out will occa
sion great inconvenience. It Is tin- only
bridge In Hint place that connects tho
north nnd south parts of the city and com
munleatlnn Is possible now only liy pass
ing over the Missouri Paclllc biblge, which
Is floored, or driving west a mile to the
The bridge over Gooseneck creek nt In
dependence avenue was damaged by the
drift and foree of the vvater and will have
to bo repaired, but It was not carried
The rise In Gooseneck was the greatest
ever known nt Shellleld and It came with
n si'ddeniuss that was terrifying. The
banks of the cieek wero full and the cur
rent was powerful.
HltOKi: Till'. KI.COItD.
Two fni lies of Italn In 'thirty Minnies nnd
Nearly 1'our lilt hrs All lold.
Weather Observer Coup Inst night gnve
the following Interview concerning tho
heavy rain storm of jestcrday afternoon
"Thunder showers were expc "d nt Kan
sas City nnd over the Missouri vnlley to
night, but the Immense volume of water
falling at Kansas City was not nntlclpited.
Only In cases of general heavy rains or
under certain peculiar conditions are ex
cessive rnlns expected. Such was not the
enso this morning, but anyone familiar
with weather conditions, ns presented on
the weather map this morning, could
grasp the situation Instantly nnd see that
Kansas City would have severe und possi
bly violent thumb r stoims to-night.
"The entire lower Missouri vnlley was
very warm last night nnd this morning.
Kansas City minimum tcmperatiiie wns TI
deg.: at 7 a. in., 77 dcg., and the highest SS
deg. This high temperatute, with the
storm to the southwest nnd high ifea In
the west, und a very low tempeiatute
over the upper Missouri valley, was the
cause of thunder storms ovei Knusas, Mis
souri, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma.
The heavy rainfall Is entirely local, other
id ices reporting only ordinary amounts.
Tho rain began nt r. p. m and up to li) p.
111. amounted to 3.IW inches, which Is con
sidered nn excessive fall. Of this amount
about two Inches fell In thirty minutes,
which Is the greatest amount for the tlniu
on record nt this station On August 11,
1S.S, I'll Inches fell In lift minutes; Sep
tember 3. 1801. LSI Inches In slxtv minutes;
August lj, Dill, l.iV. Inches In forty-eight
minutes. Some of the excessive tain
falls for twenty-four hours have been .1 '.'1
inches In September, iS'il; ;!.:( Inches In
Mnv, ISVij 3.10 Inches In October, lwi. 3.0,1
Inches In August. 1SSS, 2 '11 Inches in
June, ll; S.iil Indies in Muy, lbM; U.DS
Inches In October, 15sS.
Notwithstanding the recent heavy
rain. Kansas City Is still two Indies behind
the normal amount to date."
IjAKi: umi:k a ti:nt.
Why tho Chirity Clreiis Itelie.irsal Wns
Nut 1 1 I'M Last Night.
There was to have been it rehearsal for
tho Charity clicus last night, but it Is al
most unncccssniy to siy it did not come
olf. When n leporter for the Journal ar
rived at fifteenth stieet nnd Highland ave
nue, while tho circus tents ,ne, lie found
a gioitp of about a dozen men Marillug
upon the soaked sidewalk under two urn
biellas discussing tho situation, Seveial
of them were emplo of the Charity Cir
cus Company, "What kind of a country is
this anyhow1.'" one of tlicm nskeel it police
man. "It's like Texas. Down there when
nu nsk If It's going t rain, they say,
'Oh, no," and I'm blinked If It don't al
ways come down like It did thN after
noon. He and I (pointing to one of his
companions) stood on a wagon Inside one
of tin) tents this ufteiiinou and wutehed her
come down, it Just ran Into the tent in
a waterfall. I guess It's about four feet
ileep under all of 'em now. I should think
this would be n good country tor lirUk-."
The tents weio iiuapjiioachable by rea
son of the mud whlih surioiinded them.
One of tho men said that should to-il;i be
clear the ground would be dry 1 tho time
tho clicus Is scheduled tn begin. He add
ed, "1 guess It'll take about ten loads of
sawdust to fix 'em all right."
Notes ii f tin Mono.
In front of 1307 Washington street tho
sewer settled and mudo a. hole eight feet
Tlilnl street between Main and Walnut
was lendeied almost Impassable owing to
At Klghteenth street and Troost avenue
a washout occuricd that almost blocked
Twice during tho storm the tiro nlnnn
system of the tlie department was Inter
feied with by tho lightning.
The cellar of Iliirnham, Hanna, M linger
& Co., on Wjnndotto streut, was Hooded
with live feet of water.
At Colorado and Roberts streets the sew
er sank In bcveiul places and left pits
fiom tlueo to ten feet deep.
It j ley A: Wilson, wholesale grocers on
I'nlou avenue-, had a quantity of stock
ruined by tlueo feet of water in their cel
lar. 1'ntll cable cars ceased running nt mid
night an the Holmes street line the cars
would often be stopped by cedur blocks
caught under the wheels.
Ou Walnut stieet between Seventh and
Sixth streets during tho height of tho
storm ii Hood over a foot deep extended
from sidewalk to sidewalk.
The lain will be very Inconvenient to
contractors who nro putting In sewers and
gas mains. Their trenches were Idled und
in soiiio eases the banks caved so us to
On MeOee street the torrent rushing
down toward Nineteenth street carried
nwny great patcheo of pavement, leaving
numerous holes between Nineteenth and
Twentieth btnets ,
Tho oldest icsldent never saw a time
when there was so much vvater on the
streets ut the Junction. It poured down
there from every direction und lor a tlmo
covered the stre.et,
hi Kansas City, Kas,, the water poured
down Sixth street below the city hull In
such iiiiuiitltlcs ns to carry uvviiy the new
poles scuttend along there by the tele
phone cumpanles. They were cariled out
ou thu bide streets.
The great fall of rain caused an lnundi
Hon of the car barn of the Metropolitan
company ut the east end of thu Ninth
street line und caused a short ilelny. Tho
water pouied Into tho barn from every di
rection and washed so much dirt lu on the
switches that it was only with tonstunt
care the cuts could be scut out from that
end of the line.
Soiiio delay was caused In tho operation
of the Twelfth street line In tho West bot
toms, owing to the paving blocks wushlng
In on the tiack and covering it. The sew
erj were clogged there and the conduit
tilled with water nml made the running of
cars very Inconvenient for a time until
tho water subsided. Thero was consider
able dumaee done to the streets there.
Ilued Heavily for a Hrutat .U.uult.
In police court jesterday J, K. Henry
and Itlchard Mulloy were fined 173 each
for an assault on Hurt Stewart ut Htghth
street and Hioadwuy lite Sate "day night.
Yesterday afternoon the two men were
bent to the city workhouse In default cf
thu p.tjnient of the tine. Hurt Stow-ut,
the assaulted man, whu lives at li Mis
souri avenue, went to the police surgeon's
olllce cuily jestcrday morning and liar,
the woiinils reeelved in the ussault dressed.
He had u fracture on each side of the
lower Jaw bone, besides severe bruises all
over nis uodv. tiu ciuimeu ine men kickcu
him repeatedly after knocking him down,
The assault, he said, arose over the dis
cussion of the fighting ability of "JUddy."
CriMen, pi. MgrtU JJroa.avv.ayj - .
"YOU CAN'T AFFORD,"
tot' CAN'T At-'t'Oltn to rush Into danger
simply hrcnusc ou happen to be fearless
lotr CANT Atl'Oltl), If a mnn. to take
hrge rlks In business If )ou have a fam
ily dependent upon you,
tnr r.WT AHOItH. If a womnn, to neg.
Ifct your children. They may make oiir
future happiness or misery.
YOU t'A.vr A! I'limi to neglect your
health lu the slightest dcRree. Your life
depends upon It,
oir CAN'T Airoiti), It you fel malari
ous, despondent or with thin blood, to
tnkc nny chances.
0 CAN'T Al'I'Oltll to overlook the best
sclrntlllc help for nit such (roubles, which
Is Duffy's Pure Mall Whiskey.
votl t'AN'r AlTolto to nllow microbes
to poison the wafer you drink and the ulr
on briMthe when they can be epilckly
killed by this grand medicinal whiskey.
MHI CANT Al'l'oltt) to let nny unscru
pulous druggist or grocer sell oit other
whiskies which claim to be "Just ns
good." They nro not, and the dealer sells
them because he enn make more money
than by selling jou IJuirj's Pure Mnlt,
which Is the best and only medicinal
whiskey lu the world.
ONLY DM! UIUIIMON.
Kansas City Court eif Appeals .Meets but
Hoes l.lttle Ihlsllless.
The March term or the Kansas Cllv court
of appeals ended jesterday with the hand
,ng down of a single dee Islnu, that In the
rase of A. Djmock against the Midland
National bank, of Knusas City. The suit
was an outcome of the failure of tho Cur
rier Commission Company In connection
with that linn's transaction with the bank.
The compahv was In the habit uf borrowing
money ou bills of lading mid ears of grain
bought In Kansas, The decision of the
Jackson county circuit remit was that the
surrender of n bill of lulling passed owner
ship of the car. The decision eif the lower
court was alllrmeil lu the decision of thu
Since the convening of the March term
the court has handed down eleclslons In
l.Vi cases, many of vast iniiiortance. The
adjournment Is to the first Monday In Oc
tober, when the October term will convene.
reunion l.uvv Js strict.
Albvrt Savage wns arraigned before
Commissioner Peabody je-sterday on the
clnrge of Illegally taking the- ncknowl-i-dguii'tit
of n pension allldivlt. It was
charged that he took the acknowledgment
for a friend who wns 111, und that hn
went to the residence em the elay pie
v Ions to the elate of the ci rtlllcate nnd
did the work then. The law prescribes
particularly that the ullldavlts aio not to
lie eseeiited prior to the Ith of the month
of pnyment and he Is clfaigid with having
exe-ciited the om- III question on the 3rd.
He guve bond for his nppeaiaueii -it the
rail term of court. Ills bond was llxe-d at
$3uu and his bondsmen qualllled Tor $li),UA.
Itatbe-r n Mlied Case-.
A reclver was applied rnr In the elrcult
enmt vestenliiv fur the Kcntitckv House.
1010 Union avenue, by the Marllii-l'eriln
.Mercantile Company. The petition all".ies
til if Peck A Piederlcks had a lease on tho
e-stabllshmcnt and became Indebted to tlie
pl.ilutllTs. Peck and Ills p inner sublet a
pirt of the place, nnd In Juno Peck elled,
and slib-eiiuently I-'rederleks moitgie.l
the s ileum to Glnsiicr ,V. Ilir.en lor $!)
and decamped. The barb nder contli ueil
to run the pl ice and Glasner .; Paren are
seeking to foieclose thn mortgage. Tho
case fell to Judge Dubsin's division of tho
clicult court, who set the cast- for a l.i'iei
Ne-ir hulls riled.
2n73. Joseph McCoy vs. l'red W. Groes-bee-k
et ul. notes.
IMN). Martln-Pe-rrln Meic.-intllo Compa
n vs. August It. Glasner ct nl; recclver-
21 M. Hugh I.. McKlroy vs. Mollle i:.
Smith; el. image's.
JIJVJ. Hugh U. McHlroy vs. William M.
Uns.!. James .Me Gee vs. Chicago, Hock
Island .V Pacific rnllroi 1; damages
JIJsl. Iteujamln II. Kleckner vs. Minnie
M Kleckner; dlvoice.
21 Nl. Piaiik P. Dickson s. i:. W.llujes;
St. Clair County Itnliil Suit.
In the I'nitcd States circuit court jes
terday there was another sulir for de
faulted bonds filed against St.Clair county.
The suit was lu ought by J. T. Murluiign,
of Pennsylvania, and Is for m.S-'7. Tho
amount of suits now pending ngilnst that
county or lu Judgments against it re.iehe-s
way up toward u million doll.us und has
eaiise-il no small amount of tioublo lu that
'judge Slovor hns adjourned his division
of the circuit court until June SI.
Judge Smith was In his place at the .sit
ting of the countj court j-esteiday, for the
tlr.st time since his illness.
llonjamln II. Klee kner has sued for a di
vorce from his wire, alleging Intldelltv.
He asks for the custody of the 10-j ear-old
John DeVoto. who has been In Jail sonio
time, charged with buiglaiy and laie.uj,
was yesteiday released on u tlM bond by
A veidlet was given for tho defendant
In Alex J. Cuter vs. J. T.ivlnr l'ostei for
.".'177, ill Judge Dob-em's division of the
i-lietilt court jesteiday.
A motion for a new tilal was argued in
the ejectment suit of William Young vs.
II. I.. MeHlioy In Judge Dubsou's division
of the circuit court jesterelay.
A motion for a new tilal was argued jes
terd.ej lu Judge Dobson's division of the
circuit court In the suit whete U.M. Wright
le-cove-ied lU'.fiO e'oniliilsslou lu :i real es
tate deal ft om Ii. D. Hi own.
A motion to contli m award of nibltratinii
In Dickson vs. Hajis was bust. lined in
Judge Dobson's division of the circuit
couit j'esteiday and tho motion was in
leied of record 111 the clicult cleik's of
llce. Judge Dobson has several grading cases
pending In his division of the circuit couit.
Juries havo been impmeled In the Char
lotte street und College avenue cases and
tho healing will be had in both cases ou
Henry llurlej. indicted by tho grand Jury
for buiglaiy awl sentenced April 2 to four
months' Imprisonment by Judge Wofrord,
jesteiday had two months of his sentence
i emitted by the court, and will be re-leased
Three Jurors summoned to act In the
Cedlegu avenue case- failed to appear ill
court and Judge Dobson caused attach
ments to bo Issued. They we-re John Long,
J. J, Swnfford and Joseph Helm and each
was fined 1.W, the cost of Issuing the at
tachment. Judge Wofford jvsterday refused to re
lease ou bond George Phillips, tho ex-grip-man,
who is charged with the murder of
William .Mitchell. Attorney John tl'Grady
appi'.ire-il as an assistant In thu prosecu
tion, having been emploje-d. It is said, ley
some friends of Mitchell, Judge Wolford
held that the evidence against Phillips is
too great to permit Ids release ou bail.
Oreeiibury Christmas, n citizen of Wn
k.inda, Carroll county, was brought to tho
ilty jesteiday under arrest ou a capias Is
sued fiom the federal court, chatglng him
with false swearing In a peiulou case last
summer. He was arraigned beforo Clerk
Nuckols, of the district court, anil guvu thu
leituired bond for his appearance ut the
coming term of court. Deputy Marshal
llusby brought him to the citj',
Mrs. A. Ij. Mason tiled, in behalf of her
daughter, Cordelia, an aupllcatlon for a
change of venue in the caso where com
mlsaluners weie appointed to divide tlie
estate of her late husband among the
heirs, alleging that Judge Henry had been
unduly Influenced by Oliver If. Dean, re
sulting In her securing but one-fouith of
the estate1. Judge Henry transferred the
case to Judge Stovei'a division of (he cir
New I-iw I'lriii,
Messrs. J. S. Ilotsford. 11. V. Dcatherago
and O. G. Young, who have been practic
ing for several jears lu the state and fed
eral courts In Missouri und Kansas, have
formed a. law partnership. The name of
tho firm is Ilotsford, Deatherage & Young,
HAS HO EQUAL
Look at the Price-.Then Don't
Waste a Minute,
Hut got to this Grand I Tot Wave 'Reduction of Tailoring $i
Prices while inducements run thickest. &
Any Suit to Order!
You get the same trimmings, same linings, same master
ly workmanship, but, Oh, what a lot of money you save!
ID HART, n
wont m;i: iiidiic i.iki: again.
Wonderful WiMiie-ti l,U Inir I'erfiirmnut ch ut
'1 rneiHt mid V usliliigtiin l'arles.
To-night the Menduzi sisters, who are
said to do the most sensational act ever
pel formed bj' trapee artists, begin an en
gagement at Troost paik. These joung
women havo a ilnlsh "drop" that brings
people to their feet.
At Washington park the Nelson sisters
have already made a great hit. People sit
and marvel at the wonderful tumbling
of the four girls. Their like will hardly
be seen here again.
Marriage- l.leeuse-s Issued.
The following couples weie jesterday li
censed to wed:
Itair.iel Gtego, Kansas City, Mo .. . . 27
ri.incCM'ii .Muilu M.ih.blelc, Kun-.is Cltj "i
eli urge Alithouj, Jackson coiintv. Mo 27
Jennie Heatty, Jack-on count, -Mo 2J
Andrew .1. Prleiul, Lincoln, Mo II
Maggie Itatlell, Lincoln, Mo '"
Thomas J. Sharer, ltlcliiirdpoii co , Neb. 27
lllla Wilbur, Pulmyia, Nel 21
Ito-!, Hlslinp. Kansas City, Mo 21
Delia r.iust, Spilng Hill, Li is
o-iar A. Ward. Kansas Oltv, Mo 2S
Hos.i H. Williams, Kansas Citj, Mo It'
Adolph Hllfeldst, Kails is City, Mo y,
1-Ture nuo L. Lcschka, K ins.is Citj-, Mo ..2:1
Charles WeM Kansas City. Mo So
Tilllu Krath, Kansas Citj-, Mo 22
The following births were reported to
tin bo.iid of health yesterday:
Hums, J. un. -s and l.'lt-.ibuh; boy; W
Olhi stieet; June 17.
Pilfer, (le-oigi- ami draco M ; boj , 3021
Main stieet. June Hi
hlinberg, Clem and Mluno; girl; 207 West
Seventh street; June 1
Knglanil, H. I), and Katie; glil; 2119 Sum
mit stieet; June S.
Mjersoii, Joseph and S uali; boy; 211 Hast
Nineteenth stieet; June 12.
Parson-, 13. o. and S. 1..; boy; U'2l Camp
bell stieet; June 12.
Clajtnn. (ieorge atiel Helle; gill; 03S Hell
street; June- II , . . -. .
Hiittoii, H. ,1. and Caroline; gill; COl Ague-,
avenue ; lune !J
Jackson, Hubert II. L. and Margaret; lloj ;
1721 Woodland avenue; June ,s.
Maso, Pasipiale and .Maria; boy; iOi Hast
Filth stieet. June 1.1.
Hill, lle-iuy c. and Addle J.; boy; 1)13
Wood) mil avenue-; June II.
Chalice, li K and J. H.; girl; 1121 Jeffer
son stieet; June II.
Johnson, August nnd Hannah; boy; SlfrJ
Holly slre-id; June 1.1.
Crueulnger. Chilstliu and Itosa; girl; 22iaS
TuelltJ-rolllth stieet; Jlimi II.
y.U-sler, Curl and Ultima; boy; I'alrmount;
ii...i ntt. l'r, ileiick J. and Maiuaret K-
bov ; 2J Ninth Salisbury sin-el, June- IJ
Manslleld, Henry and Margaiet; boy, 3722
Uast Tenth stieet; Junu H.
Tho following deaths were reported to tho
health elepaitiuent jesterelay;
Penny, l-'loia M.: 10 mouths; HI Holmes
street; Juno Hi; cholera, infantum! burial
lu t'nlon ceineteij-.
Hursch, Minnie; 23 jears; .Springfield. Ill ,
Juno II; Uphold lever; burial in Spring-
Ciovv, Joseph l-: 8 months; 733 Cherry
street; June 12; meningitis; burial in Mount
St Jlarj's cemetery.
Deviunej', Illlen; II j'ears; lli.S'i Liberty
street; June II; cancer; burial in Mount
St Mary's cemetery. , ,.,, ,
Pledge, Ploienco i; Id J ears, la20 Ilrnok.
lyn avenue; June 13; paialjsls, burial lit
Me-adows, Milvin; 5 months; Westport;
June IS; inanition; burial lu Union ceme
Smith. Harriet D.: 32 years; lLW Hast
Ninth stu-ct; June 15; pjemla; builul in
Lawrence, Kas. i
Ooodall, Josephine; Crt years; Tiventj
eighth and Hem-see streets; Juno Hi, can
cer; burial In t'nlon cemetery.
Jackson, William; 21 jears; Harrisonville, I
Mo.; June 13; railroad accident; burial in
llaiiitonvlllc, Mo, '
Scott, Mrs. Jane: SO jears; 103 Hast Sixth
street; June 11; heart disease, burial in
Thorn, Mrs, O. A.: 18 years; 710 Venn
street; June It!; exhaustion; burial In
Gardner, Kas. I
Smith. IMvvurel; U years; 1713 I.jdia ave-
nue; Juno 11; fracture of skull; burial in
The following building permits were Is
i:. S. W. Drought. 1747 to 1S03 Wvomlns
street, brick warehouse, to cost i'"-
i:. S. W. Drought, 2u0e) to 20OS1-.- joining
street, brick warehouse, to cot. JI.WO. i
TI lln.ln.l. .1,1.1 ll.n .-., l-n.l O I V ( li
l. 4I1UII W..-4 W.( .Ul- I.4BI W .
street, frame residence, to cost. SJ.OuO.
J. Andrews, 2ull Troost avenue, frame ,
residence, to cost $2,000. '
Pink gums and mouth and dazzling teeth
And breath of balm and lips of rose,
Are found not In this world beneath
With joung or old. save only those
Who ever wisely, while they may.
JHe 8QZ.QD98X H uiijut und Uax. 1 "
Liberty I'nstiillli e Itntiheil.
I'rlday night the postoillco at Liberty.
Clay i-oiintj-, was entered by lobbers and
the c.isli drawer pluiuleieil of Its contents.
There was but n small iimnuir of cash In
tlie drawer, less than i and it was the
onlv thing taken. The men nuiile an at
tempt to i ob tho sale, but had evldentlv
been frightened away before they had
sulliele-ut time to complete the Job. Hn
ttanc.c was seciirnl through the fiont
door, but when tho rohheis left they
went out the icnr eloor und left it open.
It wns found open at 10 n'i loe k In Iho
evening bv tho night watchmen Through
some itllitni woik the inbbeij wis nut
know u to the nlllelals here until veste-r-elav
morning. There Is no clue to the pcr
petratots of the Job.
SEVENTH AND MAIN.
KANSAS CITY PIANO CO.,
1215 MAIN ST.
Fac Simile of the Genuine.
The Purest and the Best.
Si S"Joaooom ?
Tastes good ns (i 1
. rocs down, noes i;oou
YU w lieu it gets elovvu. y
I MIRES" t
p- . if
i tnafces the children rosy-chcckctl, 2
& uat.ws lliu L'UlieiiL'll lusj'-eiicctvcei, j,
Jl keeps the parents healthful, helps fj
lL the old folks carry their years AJ
' lkdltlv. ACc. fi.ict:iiieltlriLp.- $S
Iks carry their years Aj
125c. package; makes S
ule family happy, cjl
B. E. HIKES CO., anV
VKk. fill. luiln Tii-.-.tlft. Is .sia. i
MG CHAS. E
4r?5S1Caic rnic.uEei'iii.i rtAV-.
llie-Sf little Pill wilt
MUlckly euro I'oiuil
llead-iclie bee that
lords, 'tiralus lie
haute du Dr.PiancU"
on lid of box Others
roy, ParH. l-l'ore.h-It
l A. I it.. N'eve Veirk
All kinds of Hue repairing
10$ East L'l.UtU gtreet, Jiausaa City. Mo.
3 tMW I)
SI deSaule )l
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Vkf PiTacrytZ7.f luiiiifik, Itiri-r ilf
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ALL OPERATIONS GOARANTEED!
Over 'JOO Tooth E.tnictetl Dnily- '0
VAIN OR DAXOE1J. Artllicial Teeth
warranted to Fit IVrfectiy. Decayoil
and aclilu? teeth, if worth It, iiiled aud
725 MAIN STREET
ALT MAN. KAULBACHA CO. Prooi.
V D Ci-unr, I'rcs J W IUkmct, Sec
A. A TohUHios, V Prc9.cn iiocwrt,Tuu.
OP KANSAS CItfY, MO.
m:w Tons urr. biiebi.su
Accounts, sultject to flieck nt
slfjlit, received from individuals,
linns und corporations on tho
most favorable terms.
Le;iil depository for Court und
Acts as ISxoctitor, Guardian,
Adiuiimtrator ami Jteouiver,
also a Registrar and Trauafcr
.AiZCMit for Stocks ami liotiils.
Matluoo Situiday at
KEMPER STOCK CO.,
YOUNG HRS. WINTHROP
liy llrouson llovvnrd.
I'llie-s i A,.-, Wi and 75o,
si n.-MLit iii'iat.t.
Week comnieiuliirf Jlonday, June 17, Every
iilKht ut -.15 o clock,
"CHIMES OF NORMANDY,"
Strong New York Company.
42 PElOPLiEJ 4a
Coolest suiiiiner theater In America. The.
attr irilns Se-conel and Walnut and Second
and Wjaudutte, 7:J5 and ,ie o'clock.
The (ireat Ituixliu AcrobuK.
Al'TEMNOON AND EVKNIXO,
.Spiel el train M p. 111.
THE MENDOZA SISTERS
Irapvze Performer., from ltoyul Uug-
AFTKRNOON AND tSVENINQ.
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