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VOnrMU XXXVIII, NO. K),
KANSAS CITY, Alf(UrST3I, ISav-TKX IWC.KS.
IMUOIO TWO GENTS.
1? ,'-11 II
"Ai nrr ele trrmltioel to i1i the
business from imtt- on, inslcn
tho department houses
i-oniv at Tin.sr. iMitcns.
'n n l,i ..,, .......
Ask a Hnlr Vigor ,
e.lstfrlnc ....... t
"'uIiio'r Colors' Compound
Scott's 1'mulslrui ...................
. 7 ic
Carter's I.tttlc I.Ivor I'llts
Chewing Omit (all kinds), ,1 for
All 10c straight elgnrs, .1 ror
All GciftrnlKht liiriirs:, 15 for.........
. NYTHINO HnSl YQ1T Vi'.
AT) Till: SAMH CUT l'lllCKS.
2S to 50
Pep. Cent Saved
In Hair Itrus'ies, Tooth ISrttshe-s, Nail
Hrushes, U.ith Itrushes, nil l".ici low
tlTH nnd soaps, and HVnUYTHINC,
KLSn IN Till St'XDIlY L1NU.
ICE CREAM SODA,
5c 5c 5c
1107 Main St. Teloplione 358.
LEADING CUT HATH DRUGGISTS
N. I?. Goods delivered to any part of
the city. v
Mall 01 dei s filled "same hour received.
Buy now before the Horse Show opens.
We have just received a lot of new and
stylish goods of the kind you want.
We invite you to call.
yA IliaiS-E-SJfiKB-K UKIIV IMM E!BB
i uul-tjni1-" mm mgy' yy
At"il6.r Corn Cnmlvnl.
Atchison, Ka., Aug. CO (Special.) The
date Tor the Atchison rorn carnival has
been set for September 2C. The corn crop
In tho ticlnits' of Atchison Is the heat lest
In oars, ami the people propose to celo
hrate It One feature of the eat nls al will
ho no bpoeches.
THE PRICE CUT RIGHT IN TWO
On country cured bacon. Armour's bacon
Is too well known to need commendation
id the price of It Is equally well known,
a his lot Is a trifle fat, but the quality Is
guaranteed Al. Price oters where else 10
cents the pound: here to-diy for E cents.
Out of town orders tilled .it 1 cent a pound
OTlinit ITCMS THAT WIDI. LTIAVH
iTNi:xrr.CTUD chance in youii
" ill 7 to Da, m. to-d.iy we will Rive J on
hits Ciown soap for -'jc; this is a very
popular laundry ioap; we want you all to
Kho It a tilal.
rioni 7 a. m. to .1 p in. to-day we will sell
En b irrcls of the best granulated sugar 21
lhs for $1; not more than 21 pounds to a pui
clner and none sold to chlldion
Wo want you to come heie to-day and
got lour butter fot Sunday; wo have plenty
of tho very best country for 10, 12 and 13c;
best creamery for ISc.
,0rt0 lbs Miliar cured California hams 6c.
2,000 lb salt pork, worth So lb, for Dc.
Out of loo cisos stiindatd nprhots we se
lected about Jo doen cans and 1 ibel.s tome
what soiled; lontenu Riiaianteed Hist-ol.is-;
our 'oss Is jour gain, we are boIhk
to sdl them for ic tan, leKUl.ir price cUt
It l Impossible to make a Rood cup of
eolfeo out of a poor article. You nlnajs
ha o Rood " ofieo hen you in.e Clnte A,
P inborn's r.incy Illo at 2"c, their Jaa and
loclia at S0o or their Seal brand at 7Cc Der
Our tenp moe rapidly.
fiunpottdcr, 2o lb, S lbs Jl.
Imporlal, 2"c lb, 5 lbs t
Itasket llred Japan, L'c; G lbs 1.
Ooloiii;, 2"c; C lbs U.
3 lbs now dust, 2'ic
non't fornet to lslt our laundry !oap flf.
partment when you nerd laundry soap You
can get 3 or i birs more here for a quarter
t aJ palls of choice lord. In 3, B 10 and 20
Mb palls. 3 lb pall We, 5 lb Jic. 10 lb Ulc.
ll, il 10
Aimo'ur's butterlne, 10c lb.
Itosft of Kansas Hum. 2 ner ewt
Iinjierlnl .'.' per cu t.
Golden Wedding, -',2.. per cwt.
As pi Ices chango dally pleaso clip this ad
and send with order.
Out of town orders packed and scat to
popui.au low pmen c.itocnit,
"I7-K3 MAIN STHKUT.
Ka?m ft turn W - JiLH K A I Ftilrl
Tho original makers of low prices and
leaders In nil branches of the drug bus!
jiess, will, In addition to our cut rates on
rery thing, to-day, Saturday, August 31,
between 'J and 11 o'clock a, m., and 2 and 5
nnd 8 and 10 p. in,, sell tho following arti
cles at les3 than ono-halt tho original price;
llubbcr Dressing Combs ....5c
A 15c Tooth llrus.li for,., ,5c
Wild Cherry Phosphate,, ,.,,,,.,,... ,3c
Ladles' Jupauuso AVoilf Jlaskcts,
k vtmtli sou, ,,,,.,.,,,.,,,,,,,,,.., 20c
,A 3-lb bar Cubtilu Soap for .30c
Our competitors wonder how wo do Ihls.
",Vo cannot do It eviry day, but wo will to
day just to Introduce ou to our bU store,
DI8 and flOO -MAIN hV.
I NORMAN & ROBERTSON, I
I ABSTRACTS I
AND GUARANTEES OF TITLE. I
I Ttltubouo UOJU. 1U rtt Oth St. I
And T.'i Iks Pin in
Do you want any
thing in the Furniture
or Carpet Una? If
so we assure you that tt
will be to your advant
age to see the prices we
arc making in this sale
many of these are
special goods and can't
be duplicated and they
won't last long.
Furniture & Carpet Co.,
jsio 'to 13-ji maiv stiu:i:t.
SIX ELECTION PROCLAMATIONS.
linvcnior "lorrlll CnlU fur tlin I llllnc of
Half a lo7nt AacanrleH In tho Kan
Topek.a, Kas., Aug, CO (Special) Go
crnor Morrill to-day Issued six election
proclamations, to proildo for llllliiB as
many vacancies In the Kansas legislature
1'our of thefM' acancles occur In the sen
ate and two In the house, ami they aro to
be tllkd at the roBul ir election, Novemh'r
E Of the tour acincles in the senile,
l.uclen Baker, of the Tldid district, re
slKm d to accept the United States sen i
torshlp; IM O'Urjan, of tho Twenty-ninth
dlstrii t, leslBiied to leave the stitc. A. V
Dennison, of the Twentj-lltth dlstrb t, re
slRtied to ni cept an appointment as appel
late Judge, and S. O. 'lhather, of tho rifth
district. Is dead.
Of the two aeanref, In the liou-i, John
Sehljer, of Kills county, nlf;ned to a -cept
the pqstmastershlp at lliys, and Klbl:
C. Cole resigned to accept ttu. appointment
as appellate com t Judge Italter md Thach
er.of the senato.wore Uepubllcsns, O'Hrynn
was a Demociat, and Dennl-on a I'opullst
fichlyer, of the house, was a Democrat,
nnd Cole a ltepubllcan If It were not fur
the whisky light In Wichita thoro could
Imrdlv be any doubt nf tho olei tlnn of a
JtcpublUnn to succeed Sir O'Unan. but
tho situation Is now legaided as doubtlul
Tli Itepublleans of tho Twentj-llfth dis
trict mo conlldent the will replace I'opu
llstle .Mr Demiisou with a stalwait, ami
of course l.eacnworth nnd Hougl.is coun
ties will fill their icancl.s with Itepublle
nns. Mr Sehljer, of Kills countj, will be
succeeded by a Peinocr.it unless the Rus
sian otors aro "Inlluenced." nnd Tin ton
county will send a ltepubllcan to succicd
LASSIES ON HORSEBACK.
SalTitlnn Army at Ifcnicr lln Orgnulodn
Iroopnf Caiiilr lu Cli.irgn tho
C'ohortH of Sin.
Dener, Col, Aug, 29 -Tho Salvation
Aim, of Denier, has orgnnled a c.aalry
corps of joung lailles, Dtlgadlor General
Trench, of Kt. I.ouls, was piesent to as-
1 Kist ,i, ,i0,'n.'ailnii nf tii n,.w tinm.ii
. :,'" , ',.," f ,, ?, . .
of tho sen Ice ami the I'lrst lliptlst church
"Us hardly laigo enough to nccoinmodatii
the crowds who came out to heaj- hltn nml
tho cavalrj women.
The new coins Is under the leadership of
Staff Captain Jllaneho Cone, nnd tho other
ladles lu It aro Captain Hamuli, I.leutc li
mit llunton, l.u tit. nnnt Andeison, Captain
lllackledge ami Ciclot Hlaimlon They
piesent a striking appearance In their unl
fnims of dark blue skills, regulitlon led
waists, with wblo i oiling roll ire, nnd reg
ulation bonnets Tho corps i iiJojh tho dls
lluetlnn of being the onl momiKd Salva
tion Army lightcis lu tho wmbl. It stints
out immediately for a tour of the mountain
iiiiti:u I'ltiii r o.v hop ai.k.
Ottauu Citleus Detoriiilnid Not In t'niin
teniuio tho llovt rage
Ottawa, Kas Aug. CO (Special.) The
mass meeting of cltUens called to meet
111 tho court house lust night to consider
tho proposed opening of a hop nlo store
lu this city, was attended by hundieds of
people anil the room was full. II. I', Shel
don was chosen in ill man of tho meeting,
and O. M. Wilbur, secretary. Addresses
weio dellveied by Itobcit Atkinson. Dr.
It. S. HlaUs, Smford Topplnir, W, S. Jenks
ami otheis, 'the suntluieiit was tho same
thiougliotit that Ottawa does not want
this business, and, furthermore, that she
will not havu It. The agents of tho An-
heuser lluseh mowing Association were
present and stated th it their instructions
were to open up U'gaidless of iiiihlio senti
llefoio ment anil uiaKe n lest case oi it.
the meeting closed. howeor, they discov
ered that public suitlincnt is much stiong
ir than they had thought, and to-day they
announce that thty will wait for fmther
Instructions before proceeding. Tho chair
man of the meeting was requested to a p.
point a committee of 100 to assist the city
oillcials in suppressing the concern, and
the city attorney and mayor, who wcio
piesent, piomlsed that all would be done
that can be to preent their opening up
lu this lUy,
(iuthrle's Jail Soon to Ilo Iraiisfrrrcd.
Washington, Aug. 80 (Special ) The at
torney general sent to United States At
torney lirooks to-day the papers In legard
to the ouichase of the Jail ut Guthrie. An
appropriation of J6 000 was made by the
last congress to pay for the Jail, but the
work of adjusting the title and palug
fur the property has not been completed,
h Is exnected that payment can be i.iado
within ten dajs and then the Boyt'orfttUt I
thi: tutt:.i citoi.cit.' t.it:s us ..!
EIGHT DEATHS HAVE OCCURRED.
Disi:.vsi: si im'iisi:ii 10 ham: iii:i:.s
im itimtxi.ii itviin: 111:1 titc.
I ho Itftglr Itrartiod sun I'rancl.rt. Aticu.t
I, nud llor Pas.ongrrA Airo Liinilfd
.No lcknrss mi Ho iril 'llirn
Iho imcs llriiiight by
San Tranclsco, Aup. SO Tho slcnmer
Monownl, which nrilxrd tn-nlglit from
Alistr.lll 111 polnls, did not stop ut Hon
olulu, 113 usual. When ort that port the
steamer wns hailed by tho Amerlcun
consul, In a small boat, who announced
that, cholera had broken out In Hon
olulu Anions tho mttl'cs and Chlneo
tho cliok'ra btoko out rooti nfter tho
steamer Ilelt-lo left on her last trip It Is
presumed the disease wnt broliKht by
that rsel Tho Monownl did not ou
ter Honolulu harbor, but Hlcuined direct
to Kan rtitnclsco Her passoiiKciH for
Hawaii ivoro brought hnre.
Theic had boon eight denthi from tho
dlsenso nmoni; the n itlves and ('hlne.se.
Tho Heinle arilvt'd lino August 17,
from Honolulu Thcto was no sickness
on boird, and nftor cxatiilnntlon bv
ntnraiitlne olllcer3 hor passengers weie
lnndrd and tho cargo dlschnii;ed. Tho
HpIrIo Is now on hor lottirn trip to
Japan nnd Chinese poits.
Tho HoIkIo broiiR1 c to San rr.inetsco
pK stooniKu pisscngors, sIMocn Jnpan
cso and fnity-lhe Chinese. Hlghteeii of
these Chinese were In transit and have
alioady pioceedod enst or to Mexico
Tho Belfilc brought u caign of silk,
-vs liloli has nliendy been shipped past.
There Is 110 clanger that Cholera germs
in ly be In the c-argo, but thole Is some
nlaini folt as to tho upload of choIr. by
tho liassengors, who wcio landed heie.
Tho sickness on board the I5elglc was
confined to the party that was hour . for
Honolulu, but ns tho other steoragu
passencrcts nssoclited with thorn on tho
voyage! It Is feaied that they may
spread the disease.
DELEGATE FLYNN ACTIVE.
Ilo Proposes to Miuho Up tho Interior I)r-
pirtnunt About tlio Opening of tlio
Washington, Aug SO (Special) In re
sponse to the demand from tho people of
Oklahoma for the openlnj of the Wichita
reseratlon In accordance with recent leg
islation. Delegate I'Imiii Ins concluded to
call tho attention of the secretary of tho
Interior to the question ngiln nnd remind
him that the people hne not forgotten
that fact that Instead of opening the l en
ervation to settlement according to law, he
has continued to lease the I ind to enttle
men, who have 0. special pull with the
Soma dajs ago Mr I'ljnn sent a letter
to the commissioner of Indian ntTalrs ask
ing that igeuts be appointed to allot lands
to the Indians in the Wichita reservation
A replv was ineeleed to Hits note In tthloh
the commissioner said th it he has iefc nod
the mattei to tlio seorotari of the Intiiioi
Hut the sfcretan of the inteiior Is out of
the clt nnd does not expect to teturn bi
fore the 7th of next month, owing to his
desire to leoupcrato and Ills engagements
for the administration anil Wall street
speeches in Oeoigli hi way of trj lug to
secure a Job in tbe senate Hence the
Wichita m ittcr will be mglei ted along with
other business Last April the Indian of
Ike Informed Secretary Minith tin, owing
to rei.nt legislation, the Interior depart
ment would lie expected lo appoint allot
ting agents so thit the allotments could
be made and the reseuatinn thiown open
to s, tilpnient, acini i'Iuk to liw. At the
suae time the Indl in olllo recommends
certain panics for allotting agents lint
so far nothing has been ilmir The oulv
notice taki n of that communication Is
found in tin fait that tin secretary again
based the resort i lion to the syndicate
who hate his cousin implowd to look nfter
their Interests in tin Interior depaitnunt.
In the meantime man people In Okla
homa hate adtlsed the so, retart tint tiny
would like to hate the risenatlon opened,
but all this Is Ignnied, as the pooplo In
terested have no tntis lu Oeoigla How
ever, a Republican house itlll lie' In session
in due time, nnd lluie Is no doubt but .See
letart bmlth will be asked to explain whv,
Instead of opening the risenatlon accord
ing to law. ho leased the' sime to a cat
tle sj ndlcate.
RANSOM IN A HEAP OF TROUBLE.
'Iho Mexlrin Minister t'aiiiiot llrm Ills
Pay Until f'nnlli mi el b tlio Senate.
Washington, Aug. CO Minister Itinsom's
troubles hnte not ceased l'list his sal
ary was withhold for months; then his ap
pointment as minister wis dcelm-d llle
gil, and the oillco vacated It was thought
that Ills leappolnimcnt by tin in slbnt
on August 21 would eiul the oomplieatlnus,
but Deputy Auditor of the Treasuij Willis
has decided that .Minister Itansom cannot
ill aw silnr until ho Is continued by the
senate Tho provision of law upon which
ho b ises his opinion s us follows: "No
monev shall be paid from the ttensury
us salary to any person appointed .luring
a ivci'ss of tho senato to III! a vacancy In
any existing nUlce. If the vacancy elsti d
while tho minimi was In session, and was
by liw requlitd to lm nihil by or under
the advlcei and consent of tho senate, until
such appointee has boen combined by tho
sen He "
Mr Willis holds that tho decision of
his chief, Auditor Holeomb, that .Mr Han
som's llrst appointment was illegal, and
that ho was, therefore, not entitled to
draw salaiy, meant nothing If It did not
mean that slnco the death of Minister
(Iras them has been no minister to .Mexi
co. That being the case, lie holds tint
Mr. ll insom's appointment now comes iin
der tho piovislon of liw quoted as a r"
cess appointment, made to (111 a vacancy
existing while tho senato was In session.
A further question Is raised as to whether
when continue I Mr Hansom's ncrnud snl
nry slnco the elite of Ids last appointment
can bo paid, or whether ho will hate to
look for relief to longicss, ns lu the rasa
of his Hist appointment, but on this point
.Mr Willis Is not pupated to cxpiess nn
And il l.lttlo Chilli Shall I.iiiiI llirm.
Outhrle. O, T., Aug. 30 -(Special,) Carl
Cialg, ivhoi-o wife left hlm because of HI
tie.itmciu some tlmo ago, and came hero
to live with her sister, arrived hem last
night nnd created a sensation by kidnap.
Ing their lS-months-oId daughter from the
wife. After a seal oh tint police found him
locked up in a room at tho Dally hotel
and compelled lilm to givo up the little one
to the mother. Tho cljlld then cried to go
wth inpa and minima both, nnd tho par
ents kissed and made up, and to-day left
for their home.
Washington, Aug 30 (Special.) Captain
Ilildwin wlied the Indian ulllcu to-day that
ho Is very much alive, and hence the re.
poit that he had been killed was slightly
TpUropil Meeting Changed.
Topeka, Kas., Aug. 30 (Special) No.
tlcc has been given by C. Itowlaud Hill,
seeretuiy of the llplscopal diocese of Kan.
gas, that the annual convention of the
church, announced for faepteniber 19, at
Hutchinson, hud been chiused fiom that
Ilalaing fV- tea
town lo Tnpeka The rim ei Is made with
tin consim of the i hut h ai Hut Ill-oil
for the reason tint the It. 1'iniik .Mills
pniK.li is In be iinisi-.ruii i is bishop ut
Kansas at Pop, ka on tin same dale,
TRIENNIAL CONCLAVE ENDED.
(iraiul I iiiiiuiptiii nl Itisliill. lis Oilliorsnoil
Adjourns In Mi el In Pittsburg In I HUH
( iiluniltlees .Viiini il.
Hosloti, Aug CO The twentj -sltlh Mi ti
bial loncl.ivu of tho Knights 'ieinplar Is a
thing of the past
The grand cm aiupmrnt wound up its busi
ness lo-dav, Installed Its oilh or, itlnl to
lilght the last l,iiid-bi.s ale belliK said
and thousands of Sir Jviilglns ale lcivlng
for their distant hotucs 1 lie ell) Is still
blight!' Illuminated and the streets ale
crowded, but man) of tlio cjinmauderlis
have illsbnndisl Prob.ibi) at luast Cioi
Sit Kuigliis will lemnln in th,s e ll j lor
some time Tot business and pleasure. Tlio
Maud iiieampment ilevut-ti nlinost the en
tile dot Reesiun to the discussion of con
stitutional lotlsloli. It was decided to
make Washington tho headquarters of the
Knmhts Tempiai after l9 if no liitltitlon
Is reeelted from another place the trien
nial couihitc will be held in Hint tit. A
motion b) Past (irand Commander Carson,
of Ohio, to lev a per capita tux- of & cents
per jenr for the purpose of maliita'nliiB
the archives In the tlt of Washington
was lefcind to the next coin lave
An Invitation was rci-elted to hold the
llrst triennial conclate or tho twentieth
Lciiturv In Atlanta, (la.
The following committees were ap
Jurisprudence J jr. Hopkins. 0f l'eiin
ielnnia, J, C. Smith, or Illinois, 11 T
Carson, of Ohio, J. V. 1'ellouH, of Now
lork, and 11 (1. Will, of Kentln ky
rinatice -W II Smile, of Massni htlsetts,
Oiorgu Davis, of Went Vliglnla, W. .1.
Keiidrlrk, of Pennsltanla, i: C. Jllrd. of
Connecticut, and l'red aieenvvood, of Vlr
glnla. Testimonial to Knilnent Sir Hugh Me
Curdy J. C. Smith, of Illinois, H I. P.ilnr
er. of Wisconsin, and J, A. Oeraw, of
The grand olllcers elected wire then In
stallid hi (ir.ind Master Met'urdt, nnd
lesolutlnns vteie pished oxpiesIng the
thanks of the grind encampment to tho
letlrlng grand master Th" new grand
master. Most Ihnluent Wnrien I. Thomas,
then appointed tho following olllcers;
(Irand prelate, Cornelius Twlng. of New
York, grand stiindatd beirei, u homos O
Monls, of Tennessee: grand sword bearer,
Kdgar S. Dudley, of Nebraska, gland war.
der, Joseph A. l.ocke, of Mnlno, grand
captain of tho guard, V. H. Thomas, of
Washington, J). C.
The grand encampment then adjourned
to meet In Pittsburg. Pa., on the second
Tuesday of October, ISis.
WHITE SQUADR0N AT BOSTON,
Pour nf llnrlo s,,,,,,',, Moot "tnrslilps nt
Ant hor l!i(iro Unit Historic
Iloston. Aug CO. T'our warships of tho
North Atlantic squadron, comprising the
flagship New York, the Minneapolis, the
ltalolgh and the Montgomery, dropped an
chor In the Inner harbor at 7 CO this morn
ing The arrival of tho squadron was an
nounced by tho booming of thirteen guns
from the iinw jaid, the regulitlon salute
to the aelmlrnl of tho lleet, which was an
swered by a salute of eleven guns from
the fl itrshlp.
At S o'clock the Interesting ceiemony of
"colors" was witnessed hv thousands of
spectators, who llneel thi tthartes and
eiowded the ferrt boats and all Fin ill craft
available. It has been announced that vis.
Iters will be allowed on boaid the boats
from 1 lo i n m elallv. To-morrow the
chief Interest will center In Hie .Minneapo
lis, when she will be presented with a
solid slltcr service bv the Minneapolis
conimanderies of Knights Templni, who
are attending the triennial conclate In this
city. They w 111 form at P a. m. and march
to the wharf, hiaded turMhelr bands It
was tlrst nrr.mtrid th't the boats would
onlt remain two dajs but It ts now under
stood they will lPiii.un four or live divs
and take coal before letting
DAN LAM0NT A PHILANTHROPIST
He Has Hi en .prIuasl Cnnsldi ring Ailvinc-
lug s.-iO.uno l rum His Pilt.ito Purso
In lie e t me Army IlcUi It.
Washington, Aug. 30 Secret iry I, imont
has been serlouslj considering, but It Is
not true th it In Ins decided to personally
advance the nirount of the dclhil in the
appropi latlon for p ly of the e nice rs and
ni. n of the arms- fot tho list ilseal vear,
amounting to about f. n,mM the sttiotirs's
friends In the elepirtmcnt have nilvisel
him against taking the risk which would
be Involved In miking this advance The
secretais- would onlv sav when qinstionul
about the mattei, tint ho had authorised
no statement th it he would make gooil tho
delli leney Thin Is undi rsloml lis otlic rs
In the elepaitment to mean tint he has
not set reaches! a conclusion
Thoro Is a prospee t for nn arms' de
ftileiuy of nbout j"x)0.VI for Hi cm rent
Sear A large put of this will bo due
to the nbolislime tit by congress of the
svstem for withholding a put of the' p ly
of u emits, nnd the pissngo of a liiv at
tho list session lequiring the pas incut
of the amount withheld without making
ndequite piovislon In the appropi I itton
bill for this pasmont About 'iiooa ins
been accumulated In this fund, which had
to bo paid out.
DEEP SOLICITUDE FOR KANSAS,
A aliisni hiisi tu Phil inthrnplst Want In
he nit u i rillilo id nf Priivisiiius tu thu
MllTcring das bin leers.
Topeka, Kas, Aug. 30 (Special.) One
fleoigo Iiiertton, of Hist Noithllild,
Muss , has written a letter lo (lov
ernor Morrill In whl h he stated th it Hnn
gellst D I. .Moody had recently informed
ll I ill tint Kansas people were In sore .lis
tless and greatly lu need of feiod, and tint
If this was tho f.nt he thmulit h coull
get up a truinlotd of al, In M 1ss.i. hu
setts. Tho governor replied th it tlio peoplo
of Kansas wero probablv bitter oft thin
the mil of people In Massachusetts and
that we hail corn to throw at the birds.
i:atii op ciiaki.hs it. ika.ncp.
Ho Came In St. .Inncpli In I Hill nnd Died
Worth a Million.
St. Joseph, Mo Aug. 30 (Speclnl ) C II
Prance, banker and capitalist, died this
morning at his resldeiu e, nt Seventh and
Hall streets. His death was due to heart
trouble. Mr, Praiiee was born In Ho moke,
Va., In 1!3", and caina hero In HOI, from
Louisville, Ky , and his remained here nl
most continuously since th it time. Ho was
piesldeut of the State National bank and
wis hugely Inteiested In the stock saids
and Teimlual Cnmpiuy In this cits. He
was a shrewd linanciir and a successful
business man He came to St, Joseph
without a dollar, and 1'S Industry and busi
ness sagaclts' built up a fortune of over
i,00o,fl and was the second lirgest owner
of real estate in tho cits. He leaves a
wife and three chlldien,
Close nf the Pinter Springs lie union,
Haxter Springs. Kas , Aug, 30 (Special)
Tim encampment, which has been In se.
slou lure for tho past week, eudeil to
night, Since sestculas afternoon a con
stunt train of wagons has been leaving
tho camp, while tho Memphis line Is taxed
to Its utmost enpaclts'. There aro thou
hinds left on the grounds, however, and
all will not be able lo get awas for several
diss, -Mrs Knima. II Aldileh, department
piesident W It, C ; Commander Harris,
ltennrd Kelles, Attorney (lereral Divve'S
and otheis addressed huge audiences dur
ing the das'. Ilenrs Watterson this after
noon delivered his lectin o on Abraham
Lincoln to a largo and appreciative audi.
'Iho He nerve Again Cunt ilcsernt.
New York, Aug 30 The total withdraw,
nls of gold fiom the sub-treusuis' umount
to J.;,20,OCO. Just before the close of busi
ness the government bond ss ndlcate de
posited 1,(Hj0,(W0 In gold In the sub-trens-ui
y, for which they took legal tenders,
'Plilcx ln.ie.iu Ihii rn.nri,) ..til! nl..-,... Ihn ll.l
Persons not In active business can keep
their funds on dtpo.lt with the United
States Trust Compans, In tho New York
l.lfe building, and leieive Interest on the
resulting dally balances. Capital, one
quarter million dollars. Invested In United
Btutes bonds at par. for security; of de,
jsuors, - r - S.S
IIOSION ItOMi SVMIICA1 i: lllttMIS
hPHS AtlAI.VSI KANSAS Ull.
WANTS SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE
'i.'iti.s a ir.Miiiit op i hi: iiimiwui
ritici: op i in: homis
the, ( Ity's Altnrnrys Aro snt Murrloil bj-
'llils Mom nf the s, mil. lie- Iho
lloiuls Aro lu tlio II iiiils
nf the Purchasers,
All goslp ns to tho mission of Attorney
W, It Hornblower, In 1" ins is City, dur
ing the pist few divs, was put to rest ses
terday sliortls liefoto I o'clock p in., when
he, through Attorness I'ske, O ites ; 1'jkc,
brought suit In the circuit court ti fori o
the city to a strict performance of its
contract with the Huston s.viullonto, by tho
terms of which It agtecd to sell tho water
works bonds to the ssndlcnto.
llr. Hornblower also served City Coun
selor McDoiiKiil wltli an older from Mr.
Justice llrevver Hint both the nttorncss for
the elt, as well ns for the Iloston ss ndl
cate, should .appeir before hlm at Hurling
ton, Vt , on September I, to show cause
whs Ills decree lied In the Culled States
tourt Inst Siturdas slioulil not be set aside.
City Counselor McDougnl, as well as tlio
other nttoiness for tho city, expressed
surprise as lo the course tho bond atloi
ness wero taking In illlng their petition
asking that the decree bo Bet aside. They
say they fall to iindiistand whit tho syn
dicate hopes to gain bv this action, as the
bonds have nlreidy been sold, delivered
and the moiic.v received for them by tho
special commissioner, Judge Ulaek
As to the- suit compelling the speclllc per
formance of contract, the, cltv'H legal au
thorities say that they are ready at any
time ti meet such a proceeding, and ex
press confidence of a victory for the cits'.
This Is a copy of the notice filed in the
United States court served upon Judge
McDougal yesterdas :
stnr in tin: iimh'.ii si.vrp.s riiilKi.
Copy of tin formal Nolle o Serceel Upon
tils Counselor M, llnugal.
"You nro herehs notllled that Justice
llievver Ins mule an order, of which the
annexed is a substantial cops, and has
ordeied that the pit ties to the suits, Na
tional Water Woiks Compans of New
York vs. K uis.is Cits, ami Kansas Cits vs
National Water Works Co nip my of New
York. Nos IMI and 1CS icspectlvels', In
the circuit eouit for the United States for
the Western division of tin Weste rn dis
trict of Missouri, shall show cause befoie
him at liurllngton, Vt., on the Ith day of
September, lii, whs' the decree entered lu
the above named suits on the 21th clay of
August, I'M, should not be vacated and
set aside, and whs the petitioner in the
petition, a cops wlie re of Is hereto innexed,
should not be ulloweel to Intervene lu the
said fulls- for the piotectlon of the Inter
ests of himself and his associates, and
why the decree of the- 25th d is of Jtih,
1x13, should not be decreed to be in full
foice and efieot, and whs the petitioner
and his asorl ites should not be allowed
to carry out the terms thereof, and why
these and other and further redlef should
not be gr.anteel In the premise's, as to the
court should seem Just.
"P) KH. YATDS & J'YJCn.
"SrOIlDY ,t THOISNDIKI. "
"Service of a cops- hoi oof Is- herebs duly
acknowledged August SO, 1ST,
"II C. .MoDOl'OAI.,
'THANK HACil-HMAN et nl.
"Por Kansas Cits'."
Attached to this is Mr Justice Hrevvei's
order for the attoiness on both sides to
appear before him at liurllngton, Vt , Sep
tember I It reads:
.liistlin I lie ner's Onlci,
"In the Circuit Court of the United States
for the Western Division of the Western
District of Mls-ouil
"National Watei Works Company of New
Jork is Knnsis i-tj Kansas litv ts.
N itlonal Water Works Company of New
On the nnnexei! petition It Is otdered
that the parties, hereto show ciuse befnri
meat Hurllngton, t.,on tin Ith day of s, n
lemher, 1W whs the de, ree ..111.1011 h. i.
In on the .ith 1I.13 of August, 1 s r,. should
not be vacated and set a!do, .md whv the
petitioner should not be allowed to Intci
vene; In tins cause for Iho protection of
the Interests of hlms, r and his iissoe bit, .
anil why the elee ree of the -Tith of lull
ivi., should not be dcimd to be In full
tin; o ami 1 n.;i r. ami whs the petltl.in, r
and his nsmi lutes should not b,. allow. 1
t.i cany out tlio tonus thi tenf ami ,y
;urh other an I further relief should not
lie (.ranted in the premises as to tho conn
mas n. m Just
Dated August - , ISO" "
Also tllid with tin se documents Is tho
For the last clay of our
H Underwear at half price. R
$1.75 and $1.50 Negligee
Shirts for qSc.
Suits at half price.
Neckwear of 75c and 50c
values for 15c.
Ladies' F. C. & F. Shirt
Waists of $3,25 and $3,50
value for qSc between the
hours of 10 and 12 a. m.
Dig lltrgilui In P.iery Department,
1118 Main St, 710-712 Main St,
p tin 11 t the lion 1 ssnlleite. Its eoiii
l i ni t. i Is In full
Ilo, id Sj M, ill li-' PiHUou.
'Ill the i Ir, nit court or the United
Witt. Western dix Mill of tho W. st. rn
,liln t e.f Missouri No 1711. Nat on el
Wnlir Works Compitns vs Kansas c l
No lvs Kansas ( its vs Niitlotml Wnler
. i i lln- hoiioinble, (he Jinlges of I he
I nil. I Statis in nit r mil t fur the W si
i in division of tin Western dlstrli t of
"llu petition of Prank II Ileinln. of Uo
ton, In tlio stale of Massachusetts, num.
bei nf the tlrni of llrewster, f obi, .V l st i
brook, and also on behalf nf Hie llrius of
Klddrr, Penbodv ,X Co, nnd It l, DaN ex.
i'o, both of lloslon, resiectfully shows to
the court ns follows
"That our Mtiiinner Is a ollliren of the
st ito of .Massachusetts, mil a member of
the iirm of Dniester, Cobb St l.stnbrooh,
of the rltv uf Iloston, In Hie said stab
That cm oi nboul the nth das of Decem
ber, I vs l, the contract was entered Into, In
the cits or Kansas lily, and the (lrms of
Klddei, Penbodv ,X Co, It 1. Das A Co
nnd Hrewstei, Ceibb ,1. ltabrciok, nnd the!
Illinois Trust and Suing bank, or Chicago,
a i opy of which Is hen to annoxiM. iheii
after on or about the ."2d das of April,
Iss'i, n finther. esmtract was maiidc, a
eupv of whb h fs heleto amused
"Thereafter some iim sllon having arisen
as to whether the bonds of the cltv of
Knnsis city teferreil to In said contracts
would be v i lid nnd ti gal obligations, of the
i Itv or Kansas Cits, It wis airingcd nnd
iigreod belwoin the- u presenlatlves ot tho
illy or K uisas Cllv ami the other pirtlis
to said contiaets that tor further seeurltv
a dot ree should be obt lined from Hit. court
keeping alive the es'itrltv of the nieiit.
? aires upon the watrr works plant, for tho
lenollt of th.. purcli isors of tin city l,n is
In be Issued ill pivtllont of tbe decree
herein and subtog itlug the pun base is of
the ells bonds to tho tights of the mort-l-igo
bondholders, ns against the prop
erly of tlio w iter works compniiv, in tho
hands of the e Its. but relieving the water
woiks compniiv of person il II ihlllti un
der the morti'igo or the bonds. After
nuineiMiis conreicnces n form nf decioe
was agreisl npoii as alsf n tory and the
counsel for the city, together with coun
sel for tour petitioner and the other par
lies to the. contiaets of purchase nttsndid
bi'foro Mr Justice Hrowci, at Huillnglnn,
t. on the ilnt of Julv. IV",, notice
having bei n given for the National W'ati r
Woiks Compans of the hinting Slid water
works compnuv appeared lis Its iouiiri 1 an I
objected vlgorousli to tin1 linking of the
)irosised decree tin the 2Mb d is of lulv,
1W Mr. Justice limit cr h inded elnvvti his
opinion nnd signed Iho proposed decree'
with' -i slight moilllirallon and a copv of
said deene Is hen bs annexed, mat kid ex
"Imntedlntelv upon learning of the sign
lng of the decree, tour petitioner nil 1 the
other piilles of sild contiaets eausul tho
sum of monev u quired to take up lln1
bonds utidei tho e out! let to be di posited
at the Unite I St ids stib-treasmv foi
transmission to Kins is Cits, bj mums of
ceTtllle ites of deposit, is ind been ar
rmgid bv counsel toi the cits' and the pur
cli ise is of the bonds
"Your petitioner's counsel In Hoston how
ever, upon being advised thai an npi al
hid been allowed bv Mr. Justice lsnwer
and a supeismleis grantoel, e ontempor in
eoiis with the signing of tin do, ree and be.
foie the suite had been tiled or entered In
the clerk's oilbe In Kansas Cllv, advised
that no further steps could he t ikon until
tho supersede is w is removed, n the clerk
of the conn could not cans out the ele
ciees, nor deliver tho bonds of the cltv
to the purchiser iho foi warding of the
monev was therefore stopped. Thereupon
certain eorrespon lence ensued, copies cif
which are lu reto annexed, maikeel exhib
its 'IV 'i:,' '1" ' Oilier letli rs passed be
tween the putles. to slmllai effee t but none
subsequent to the d ite of August 17 marked
exhibit 'P ' In the meantime the casp Ind
lie en set for hearing for the 20th d iv of
August, 1S.S",. at Si Paul, before the United
St ites court of nppeals, upon a motion bv
the cltv to dismiss the appeal or to atllrm.
Nothing further was huird bs sour peti
tioner and his associates or their conns. 1,
exi opt to receive a e opv of an e labor u. Is
printed lulef of Hie cltv counsel on the
motion to dismiss, the appeal, until the-s
were notllled by wire from Kins is Cltv of
certain proceedings which hid taken place
and which were published In the Kansas
Cits' Stnr on Satuieliv afternoon tho -ith
d it of August, JSSt The telegr mi announc
ing the Information was not roielved until
Mondnv, the iHh of August, owing to the
absent o ol the memb, rs of tour petition
ees tlnn Horn theli olllee on Sitimlas ift
einoon and Suinliy Your petitioner inl
ine dlitelt rominiinli ated with his counsel
Messrs stnioy ,t. Thorndlke and Mr Unl
it i W Pilnier or tint linn lmmellat.lt
st irtetl for Kansas Cltt, irrltlng on We d
iifsdas morning, the -'stli das' of August,
"It appears from the newspaper's report
and voui petltlonci s counsel undi rslaiids
I lie fiets to bo that cert lln counsel lepre
M ntlng the eltv nt Kins is Cltv ami c oimol
I, pieseiitlng the National Water Woiks
Compiny nppenicd before Mr Justice
llievver, at llurlln-jlon, Vt , without any
notice to soli! petitioner or his associates
or their counsel and obtained fiom Mr
Justice Hrevvei a decree of consent a copy
of which is hereto annexed, marked ex
hibit 'C. '
"Your petitioner's counsel Is Informed ami
belleve.s tint the eouns.l for the cltv te ie
gi i plie I to Judge Sanbcun, at St Paul to
bo lu Knnsis Cltv on Saturday, the Jlth of
August, anil they hurried luck to Knnsis
(its anil without anv notice lo torn pe
tltlonci or his assoeliles or their counsel
proiuied the electee to be onte roil mil
cinsel the bonds of the cllv to lie d, lltereel
to lulge Ilia, It, who lellthwltll stuted for
New York with si Id bund but lioiv far he
Ins pioi coded In tho exetiitlnn of the d. -cree
sour petltlonoi is not advised Your
petitioner la advised nnd believes ami
ivirs lb it the salt! tberce thus obtained by
consent wis In tlnliilon ol the conflict
lights of sour petitioner inl his nssot ate;
that sour petitioner and his asso i ites h ite
been it nly nnd willing at all times lo arrs
out tbeb said contract, and am now reids
ami willing to eany it out; that. In pre
senting the said decree to Mr. Justice lln ev
er, a supplement il bill was pi i seined,
width purported lo slate the situation of
(UT itis. but which did not fully or liuthfiills
set foi Hi the conn n t lights of sour peti
tioner or his asso I ites nor the nrinn-e-nients
ami ngieemuits hi tween lln in
The- anangemi nls ami agreeine-nts bo.
twieu the panics am sot tenth eeiirectly
lu th letteis of Missis Stums x Tboiu
illki houlnbofoio r f i red to and In r. to
annexed That if sour petitioner mil ids
nssot lali soi lln Ir counsel hid hid notte o
of tin piopos,., iiicme the x- would have at
tetnli I in lore Mr Justice Hrewer ami
would hate presented him the true state
of altnlis Ami your petltlonoi Is u It ised
ami In lb ves thai if Iho true slate of nf.
talis had been fulls set foi Hi Mr Justbe
llmwir would not have undo tho decree
n fi md to
"Said hill set forth th it It ha 1 1 ecu agred
tint tin moms which was to sitlsfv tin
mqulremi nt of the fornnr ibcree of Mr
Justbe llievver would, legardless of nnv
appeal llnrefiom, be forthwith proilhd
and paid Into com t This statement of tlio
bill was Inaicui ito and imiiuthful so fir
as it slates or Implies Unit tho money
should lie paid Into eouit In ease nf a su
j rsedi as cjiiitomporaiionusly with tho
grintlng of the deeieo, so that the dot r, o
never went Into i fit cl us an opei.itlte ami
e xlsllng ib i lee of the eouit.
' )our petitioner rospi etlvels shows thnt
tin s lid decree of subrog itlon bs icison
of tho imuiidi.itc granting of the supusi
1. as never ill. I lid nine i.pemtin, and that
n would have been Impisslble torthocl.rk
of the eourt to de liver the cllv bomU I end
ing the suporsidi is and that It would
Into bepn Itllo to deposit the money In
cuiut until tlio supersedeas slioulil be re
mot ul That soui petitioner and his as.
souatis ale now ready ami willing u pas'
the money nud take the bunds pinvlllng
tin appeal hns been abandonul or the
supi rsuleas dissolved!
"And sour pellliunir and Ills nssoelifs
nave in an times i.ept tlio moites icadv
on deposit lor tlie putposo of taking up ami
puichasliig tho bonds In accordanco with
their at tee nu nt and In nceiudauco with
tho foi me r electee of Mr. Justice Itrevver,
us hereinbefore set forth That by rtuson
of the wrongful and collusive tiausactlou
hoiclnbefnm set foith between the water
wuiks romp ins and Hie cits, or Its repre.
sentatlves, sour petltlonn nnd his asso.
rl ites will suffer loss and damage! to a very
"Your petitioner further shows that the
Illinois Trust and Savings hmk. of Chi
cago, no longer Ins auv lnteret In the
contract with the city of Kansas City hero
Inbeforo referued to
"iiietefom sour petitioner prnss that ho
mas bo ullowed to Intervene on uelnlf of
himself ami Ids associates above n lined
and tint tho deriee above refined to, cu
teied on consent of the parlies hereto, bo
vacated and s. t aside, and that the decren
of July 2", ISO, be adjudged to be In full
foica ami effee t. and that all nrocee lings
under tho last decree, which Is herein com
plained of, be stnsed and that such other
or fmiher relle f bo gianted in the piemlses
us the tourt mas' deem Just.
"Slnto of Missouri, countv of Jackson, ss.
Uradley W. Palmer, being duly sworn, says
t hut ha is a member of tho law firm of
Storey e. Tborodjlte. of Uostoa. and his
Iv'N-Asl'ltr, M(, Allg 31 lJ
7VimIi tie loofc for thr trcetlVr ti li die
irmtn-riKur f-il-nl n; -Uuilm'im p , nun
nui in, 'I
The Day for Little Things.
You'll rualiu the saving.
Hunt i ll W il r .
Svi in if I les
Sin lib lis 1 1, utlfil. o
Sentt s Umulsloii (lance) ,
Prickle Ash Hitters
Unrlle Id Ten
Hall's Catarrh Cure
D Miles' Nervine
Aser s Hair igor ..
Hiirnham s H,.f, Iron and Wine
lllei lttiein ... .
1hs ' Cnain
Ammouli . , ,.
So i Salt
W Itch Hi?. I
Imported Cistlle Soap (bo of ' pi
e'astnri i ,,,.
P.lskol i (lime)
Chloride of l.lmo (per Ibl .. .
Molet Tolht Water (per bottle).,
JU5T OUT Any of these will
help while away the hours o Sun
The greit tb b ite In twocn tho Hon ItO"
well li Hon, of N. iv ork. an I Will
Inn II II uv s of Illinois Co
Posfpl I . 'Aj
"The Wats of Sale, Heniv A ll. is TTiO
"In Oil New Uimlind," tin roinati c of
Ccilotinl llre-ldi . . Ii
"ill, II ,rt of Iir, bs H II Mallexk II
"A Mod in Man," 1.11 1 .Mac Mil lion 7.io
"llotss Jane on W In, Is". l.,o
"In the l.nnd of I.orna Dooiu ami
other pie asiir-ablo excursions III Uu
gl md Jl t
Hundred of goo 1 titles lu paper
books, inch . . 52
Iln'iiu, S i cl 1'loor
One lot well made and perfcel
fitting Corsets, in white, drab and a
few lil.icks. '1 hey are the regular
50c kind, and will be sold to-day at
There ate one or two si.:es miss
ing, but you may find yours.
There arc no such Dress G001I3
as tho "Gold Medal." The finest
wool that is grown in the world is
used 111 making them. No better
dyes can be produced than those
with which these celebrated goods
arc dyed. A black dress wants to
hold its color that's what tho
"Gold Medal" goods always do.
Nevet change. Have you seen
them yet? We are the exclusive
sellers of them in this city.
Ill I.l. I'M:, tlllllltl. I.MIitl A-CO.
In en fimillir Willi the null rs r r 1 r. I I
In the mm x, I p, Htlou in I II 1 ill . ill .ns
tin iiin 1 0111 ilm I in 1111. to tl I, si of
his know I, Im Intuitu iUiu .hi I 1 1 b t
'.SUbsillli.il ml swot n to In for. me this
2Sth d is of August, iv."
THE CITY IS READY.
ills, Coiiuse tor lit llougal llelleees lliiespi.
elicaloWllt Neil Ilo Sin 1, Hsrul
in Us l.lligitinn.
Cits' Counselor Me Dougal wis s. en list
night and talked trulv ui on this mote
of the bond ssndic Hi He - ei I
"The petition W.ISbttVul Upon us to lij.
As will be sicn, tho Iloston ss n li ' Ins
cited the ells' to appeal be lute Mi In u e
llrewet at Huiliugtein t , on , 11.11, nt
I, to show cause whs his ,1, no oi tin,,
tist 21 slioulil not be set nsi li an I w lit 11
should not be alloweel to tuenten 1 r tho
piotec ticin of its inloii sts. 'tin Uiv is n ,vv
ill possesslun of tho watev woiks, Ju lo
Uluck has dlspnsid of the bonds hi Int.
eolleeteil Hie money elhuilhuiul It in I lot
useitid 11 sulllileMit sum In his possi s.
slou to mnko the cits wboli upon nn ac
eciuutlng with the cmnpuns
"As all Ibis is now an aectiinpllshul f irt,
it is nol 1 x.,i lis ileal at Ihls 1 1 I of iho
Iim what lie Hoston sviidie etc hope n to
accomplish If It gels all ll asks linnet r
as Justice Itnwi' lias alwass stooil i tho
ngui, u is nui inn 10 mm inai in. ns'
should ippi ,er be lore him on r t mln r
1 md nbut sin h a pioposlilou an 1 u swer
sue li aiiruments as 1)10 st uilii iti nut ,.tt. r.
We think tlnn must la bin nu. i.suit,
nud tli.it Is its pi iltlnn will b. d 111 1
".Mi. llornblowei mil a nu ml t ot the
llrm of htouv .X. Thoiiulike hue. bun
in tho city dtiiiiig tin p isl wuk and ns
1 iiiuli rstand lln lr piliiiliial ioiuiIhii ts
that til" cits' did not udvlse tl suidi nu
as lo all tho steps thai mm I . irn, 1. k-n
to seeuro possession of the Wat w rks
planl and eoiiMimmito the .1. nl last (y
To liavo done tills would have bun to luio
Intiled a light between the pn.su iu
pmehusci.s ol the bunds, cuuilnu tb ll'l
gatlon and tho eouipinj'a iiossessun of
ihls Is the tery thing that Mr Hiker
nun and mvself d. ti rniim d shu.l' 1. u ho
done. As S"U will see or, ratlin .1 luvj.r
will hie, tin- petition nrietl lilt ;, limn
that tile ssudlutte agiu',1 to tak. lln ban M
legudless of auv .ipiie it fiom Iiisti v
Hrewer's or In of Jills Ji.but shrew lis mvi
Hut nui bill was untitle, insofar ns ihero
was 111 uinb 1st Hiding that the inon. j
should In pild ill ins. a supers, ' is was
gl.mleil It will be si 1 11 bv the letter of
,1101,) A. iiioiudiki d.iiul August 17 .ant
incited bs in. afii r the dial with 1I10
w.itu .vorks rompuiy Ind bun onsoni
iiuted and the bonds cblitinil tint tiny
SIS' of 1US letter of tlsllsl IP
" 'Wo ban mi , Ir.l sunt tat it of tin llth
lust li outlines wliul we nude rsi ind to
have bun expnssed ts vour poslii ui h tire,
,t S'iusiv soiirself In th Utter Wen, ret
exuedlngls tint son shoiil I dun r in opin
ion from us on .m h an import nit pop t,
but the timidity of the purchase rs, as
Sou ill It, is due to our advlie. Wo can.
mil ailvUo our e Hulls to deposit the money
us sou desire W. Int. xpreasi 1 to :ou
out full opinion and lutluulty upon that
point We cannot agre, with sou, either,
as to the illit of tin cits to abandon
this eoiuri t 01 to .Hunt ans oilier bid '
"We in' uads t" meet ans suit for elain
igi ae liiist the ilts md wo are r ids to
in, 1 1 that kind of a suit, or any other,
Wlll'lle'Vei It Is ui ought."
1 Oli -.PP.Cl VI. PUIII lllt.MA.MIi:,
Mill I lied by thu btiullcate lu tho .7 irk, on
(omits Circuit Court,
Tho bond bujers, who failed to keep
their contract with tho city In the water
works bond Issue deal are now regretting
their couise, and have tiled suit to seeum
possession of tho bonds, iho suit was
lll'd by Pollco Commissioner I'ske1, who is
one of the attorness for the bond ss ndl
cate, that once had an option on the bonds,
hi the ciieult court of Jackson county, ut
i o'clock jestciday afternoon.
The suit Is to compel a speclllo perform,
mice of eoutract. and asks the court for
an order compelling the National Water
Works Company and Kansas City to sui.
lender the bonds, and to torce the city
to btund by the original contract entered
lulu with thu bond ss ndlcate.
Tho suit was brought bs Uskc. Yates Ai
l'Ske, Judge Ulljah Jtoblnson and Stoiey
A; Thorndlke, who represent Droit ster,
Coutlu uiid ou Second l'stu.