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TIIE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1895.
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We offer the strtvi Mt kind of arcument for business this week. It's the bit; things we shall do tli.it will prove convincingly
strong, and that's about all that n needed to draw the trade, especially so when everything is done as thoroughly exact as we do it. Of
oiire many Hdvertivments, tl,oUh wed wnttm. arc dccept.velv nllttrinq; bui then our announcements arc never '""Jf!" "
RACK THEM IT IRCIMUIIW JtOMll.Y, 70 THE VERY POlXTi XP.VhR LESS, JUST SO AND Of TMES
MORE. Tn.it s why an .ulverti- m-nt v,ntt,n over our name always draws, because everybody imo.vs that the inducements offered by us
n the papers are alwas as represent d, and that tuc goods arc on our floors not only to be advcrtiseJ but to be sold.
A GOOD ADVERTISEMENT PERPETUATES ITS WORK
o MADE G000 BY GOOD GOODS THAT CREATE GOODLY FEELING.
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if Ml i-
l.Btmt nml Mini I tiiillti lrlRii. mill Hip A ln
oti- 1 nr llftlir linn )uu coulil
ho wlabul for.
A BIG BARGAIN TREAT!
$12.00 Sideboard. OC 7H
Sells as Advertised 0 Ui I u
Sells as Advertised
SI 8.00 Sideboard,
Sells as Advertised
$23 00 Sideboard,
Sells as Advertised
Sells as Advertised
Sells as Advertised
Sells as Advertised
Sells as Advertised
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GEBECUHiaSHC UiUJLnUliikK: BfcHiliiiaiiiaitfcJ -- rj
12th and Alain Streets.)
The Invitation Sale at the
People's Progressive, Wideawake Store
Is sweeping things before it Last week it began all this week, on through
next and up to Christmas eve will it continue. Each week enlivened by new
3 each day bristling with brightest of big bargains, anu wiui uppui-
Price Nearly in Half.
EVERYTHING WE ADVERTISE WILL STAND THE TEST OF WEAR. Eg
litKlVl P txA I Tjs fVi AvJ rrJ ' ovj 7 ii. T, Z- lf-'l xlv Well made R50 BS7 fli -A
-- Ete-S? Pr.cc VJ7 ts' G U y l-a 3
. - . N a
777e People s Safe Repository and Market of Economy! ,
Vey Household Want Supplied Under One Roof! g
lousekeepers placing their
accounts vith us can pay same on
illl p ttljlliiljll I IkJll
wm m m m m fell M Pis 1 hmk h
water .jrks contrjfr5: and. whon
In-) term expired, was rt'talnud b the oura
lii .ij oonaii.t o the major and common
u . in- ii as one of thv wjiecial counsel for
iiu i.ty in that IitisaJon. Ho has been
1 out vt ollloe, as d I, seen hy the latt!
.iboo pien, for more than one jear and
or,.-ha.f before actual litigation In th
court was commenced. In addition to this
iho city has at nil times since th5 ex-I-tration
of Ms term of oillce roconizea
'g5'rr?T'?fnCrrT;'''? i u tho'ul question, in and by arlou2 anpro-
f,, U J..' fiPlr' ' ,ti i' w1 1 ---- - ft.3,.n, .i-j.r ri Vi.e ,iiiii.fiSirrW.ntliigitrii.,g..-itJ-.:L-J.1.. ;.. .t?;1:e,R..,..HjjWf.... ;j'?a;,tlgt- t;L3SW n nilon onllnai.ces, im4d various bills of
lTAit.IiBt3 1J1UUI ILU t') lilii tt UCU n.VUIh
oui Ol in ciiy in uie pkop?s iniureai-j.
LEADERS OF LO'W" PRICES.
tunitics to save.
With stocks complotc, with qual
ities wo can guarantee with pricoi
nont can snrpa's no fhonlil cer
tainlr ilo the Inrgost Glove trntle
of our es.perionco. Wo want to,
aiul to ccure your co-oporation
we shall mako some very tempt
Investigate this one:
Kor rrlM.tof fallasbatl just In
n line of 10 button length Sueilc
ti'oves a very Hue quality tinil per
frol httlnt: Gloxes eommcncltif;
Mi tsdav, prices will be S2.25 a pair.
Autl to .ulil to the iutcrcst of the
sale we . include all our ltl but
ton length JMirdo (ilovci evening
sliadfs t.tnt will formerly at VU'.GO,
to.t;o ami $2.73 a pair at the ouc
price of 52 V
E.t' comers are gcing to reap
a hai : est.
Visit our new 13ook Depart
ment. Hooks at about half usual
Trimmings and Buttons
Are again on the crest wave of
popularity. Manager saw a long
way ahead and provided a lavish
stock. Present demand proves
his wisdom in it.
Hut what! A drop? Yes, of a
manufacturer wo got tho plums
and so to-morrow you got colored
iridescent trimmings worth $1.00,
$1.25 and $1.50 at 30c a yard.
Xcw novelties in sets of Buckles
anil liuttons, H doz. .Tot Ruckles and
2 doz. liuttons in set at 00c, S5c,
S1.33 a set.
A nice, assortment Jet Garnitures,
OSc to $12.
Jet headings from Sc to 4Se a yd.
Colored bilk Gimns worth 25c, Oc a
Spangled Band Inserting, 15c to 84.
'Button Button Who's got
the Button?" See our stock!
nothing lacking all bright and
New Fall Fabrics.
IJnghtest tints of autumn
Fashion's favorite woaves a
glimpse of loveliness enrapturing
with price wondor", perfectly cap
tivating, "such goods at Rtich
prices!" "Whoro in tho world do
they got them?"
You'll licarilozcns of timesaday.
Wo've reasons for handing out tho
richest fabrics at these unmatch
ably little juices. Tuscan we
want more of you to know this
perfect dress goods stock, and wo
want to sell morodicss goods than
ever before. The first gained, tho
second naturally follows.
Two items to show how much in
earnest we at e match them if you
All wool French Pcrges, 50 iuches
wide, all colors ami black, real value
SI. 00, SSc.
bilk and wool mixtures all wool
Mohairs anil fancy imported weaves,
05c to S."0 values, 50c.
Cloaks and Wraps.
No wonder manager walks
about with a complacent, satisfied
air that clerks aio enthused
that tho very atmosphoro of that
cloak room is charged with anima
tion 7Vie stock is there. And
such a stock! Twice as many
styles as ever before swell,
nobby stylos prices ranging
where not another house in Kan
sas City will descend.
We've a stock of Furs that
shall easily prove us tho leading
fur house in Kansas City. They
are tho very best that can bo
made, are made full and largo, of
the choicest skins, are lined with
substantial material and finished
in the most superior manner.
Astrakhan Capes, S15 to $35.
American Seal Capes S-5 to S35.
AVool Saal Capes, S20.
Monkey Capes, S10.
Beaver Capes, $35.
Colors officially endorsed best
quality, Cc a yard.
New and fresh enough to ploasc
iinyono priced so low that few
can resist buying.
Combination card case anil pocknt
book, in the new nnd beautiful
leather crushed Levant, self-lined
brown, olive anil cadet, 31.75 value,
Ladles' seal leather pocketbook,
calf lined with outslilo handkerchief
pocket, 75c value, 00c.
Combination book, seal and Russia
leather, stcrllngsilver corners, worth
Ladles' seal Chatelaine Hags, out
Mile aud lusido pocket, leather strap,
Ladles' leather Shopping Bag, sa
teen top, outside pocket, leather han
dles, 28c and 4Sc.
Seal and Itussla leather Music Rolls,
tan, brown and black, 25c, 50c, 85c.
Simply indoscrlbablo that's
all! Pen can no moro do it jus
tice than words describo an ocean
sunset. must be seen.
Over one thousand Trimmed
Hats, joxi 20 feet of display room.
Everything looking as though pre
pared for queens.
Prices that are marvels.
Is it any wondor tho flower and
fahion of Kansas City should
flock hero? The opening was a
triumph. It tops all records.
'Twas you, our generous public,
that did it and wo wish to thank
you, and wish you to gaugo tho
measuro of our thanks by our fu
ture efforts to please.
Out of Town Patrons
Can shop most satisfactorily by
mail. Our catalogue free for tho
asking will help you make se
lections. Remit with order and
if it exceeds $5 wo deliver it froe
to any express point in Missouri,
Kansas, Nebraska or Illinois.
Thousands of friends are coming to the festivities this week. To all such we
extend the hospitalities of our house. Make it your headquarters. Check your parcels,
grips, etc., here free of charge. Meet friends here. Ask us as many questions as you
want Bother us all your please. We're citizens and extend to all a citizen's greeting
of welcome. Come and have a good time.
G. BERNHEIMER, BROS. & CO.
M.HJ.V.IdllSM;H?-RlHriHriBl; rjEfoKKHmj&g SlllliIAiEJ
fami iar with all the questions relating to ly Cleveland ran away from her and his
urotner uencvus no is n.uwi in jiuiibas
UPPER HOUSE IN A TUtlULT.!.
) .n v.a t out of the I.n,abliLa.n
HI CAU-.K A III. I U UTOltY AI.tir.K.MA.N , j I i
WAS Ol I I.KI.II III". OW- COIN. '',',' ,''
tlv lnu-lii iiM lo all rkil..uit'
u I iiuni a iiy.
llut Wnrclt llt-iwrru ih City J'uthorjS Over
.1 Jlifjiir.t fnrHii Additional Clerk In-
ilppt niluiui llmiluiiird l.xtnloii
Vi tin il In Urn Loiter llmisu.
jiu rn., i t' .it ime -.in h a month
' ii it. I i k !i ii t J .' -tai m in vh
i, itj Mi Ujtii I i i I. j ill) thut
i ill liK own "li tu think ol a
hiiklii' ini.H " Ik w.it on "talUliii:
1 liri.'ii ilum astii. us ruMls nt a
i mp.in an
! thlu time Alderman Moirihon was nn
hlH foot rulllni; til.' Rpi alter to order.
'Sit down1" he shouted to .Mr. Morrison;
' don't von see I am talking?"
AUIioiikIi this was very apparent, Mr.
Mori icon did not sit down until Actinc
PreHim.nt Shlnnick. who had been noundimr
j viKorouHiy inr oruer, quieten ine tumult.
liae. been rare. The amendment was concurred In by a
f..Wtv iitwl rmrrot time1
In' tho upper house recently. This may be vot of 6 to 2.
. , . ,,, .,. .j,. .. ....rtin There nan contiaernnic s
ww ount.-l for liy the f a t that n tertaln p,,,a8t,rt wht.n the , ,p,k rea(1
w.i contldernblc surprise ex-
m the mayor, vetoinir the ordinance in
extend the Inrteiiendnee neniie boulevard
to Ninth street. Tho matttr wus luld
The mayor gives nB his reasons for ol
Jeetlntr to tlio ordlnnr.ee that u portion of
the pioposed Improvement was hotmtthlnK
over a ear no paved with asphalt at n
rost to the pioperty owneis of i'.iMf) lie
nl iiTinan. i-lpeted on the Republican tkket.
but whose ltepubllcantsm toiild be easily
tn- asurcd 1th n small sized thimble, Tias
In n rather quiet and attending, In his
pi .ullar uaj, to the affairs before tho
Last nlsht, however, he broke out In his
old tltnu form and before he hod flnuhed uifcl gpenki of the expense the piopertv
amd managed to iajt siumn reroami i j
ni' inbors elected upon tno mime ueBti us
himself, besides geitlns extr.mel red in
tho f.ice, as well as much excited.
Jt was not that the city contemplated
bujlnt' new ;us work, nor was It that
there was a million dollar appropriation
ordinance up for discussion that caused sll
this Hurry, hut simply because City Clerk
Curry inked for the same treatment Ktven
the alderman's Democratic protege, Comp.
troller Shannon. Uaoh desired an addi
tl ,nal clerk.
The upper house body hJ passed an or
illiince Elvlnt C'Ky Comptroller Shannon
nn extra clerk, his salary to be paid out
of the water works tund. It was made
char that fcii'li an cinpUie wa absolutely
ni tssury. Now f.r Hie past jnol.lh, the
up jer house tlnai.' e roimmttee has been
Jioidlne up an onlinaiue to lv tho uty
cbrk un extra man. So when the Shannon
bill was taken to the Ijwer house that
boly blyly t-cktl on as an amendment a
cUuee to eie -Mr. Curry a leik also, and
lugged the ordlnancu, uinndmnt and all.
When tills wk brouwht bu k to the uuiii-r
hoane for confurem lu me aiu ndment,
the alderman wo hits been repud atU by '
tt i- jabor priy, nu pn-iure turnwj tow am
tie wall by the lieiHlbll' UJU al.J wiuld be
it' t-plod wiui ujiy doubts by the Dr
tnucracy, simply p-wwi the air He talked
a u.it iirwjortiandwl brocepdiiiks In haWiijr
ll.J.U thti city clerk auumiiuiviit There
wt-ru iilss - btoad a- a harvest moon
when tie brun-l.ed off, and with uuiiy
Kf tleuWiloni. iiiMiniod tbut he was tne
j.'-jle's frltn-l and wax looking out for
I heir llitrU. AM he proc.-.-'je.l he yrew
inr xeilwL Turotug to City c'krk Cur
it he ihouid:
' I could ull you wJy ihtngs about the
rvnnlnji at your otflfe. Vou don't iuvl an
ectra clerk is thtj. If ion wouki uttsrul
to tl,e work before you Itts4a4 of sitting
1n tiwre wlnx tob-u-o end .i.lttlntr at a
. iMok, you f.nruUiily lould catch up."
' It III hfecuwtk any aideiuian. wUJ Al.
derman Wyno. "and eeuctully uue of our
k.. ts 4t io this uaj. Why, ou lu-,e
owners have been to for curhlinr. The
mifkapo says that in rase the eMension Is
mart., the validity and ffictlveness of the
bond given by the paxlnir (otnpany to keep
the street In repair for lie e.rs might
At the close of the veto the mayor sue
geMs an nmendnunt that thlu liiiiroMi
mint between Woodland and lliuhland be
paid out of the general fund, and not by
up. elal tax bills.
Tim otdliiam e appropriating flZiVJ) to
build a new stone workhouse was leforred
to the finance committee The rontrnct to
pae the Southwest hmih-vatd from the
11h t Line tiucks to the Mate line with
r.'ioi udiim was conllrined. An ordinance to
pine Wyandotte strmt from Twelfth to
J-'ourtcenth, with atphalt, was passed.
'Hie Wttir Work. I nidation IVen Aiitlmr-
li il. After t'lly t'niumlor 'MrlioiiK.il'a
Opinion Hud Hi en Itrail,
Withojt an obJeMion heard or a speech
ina'if thv ardlname appioprtattntr t&i KM to
payh i Ity's attoni.js m the recent water
wuiki lltujatloii was passed by the lower
house lut n.itht Tht wa someihlnK of a
t uri.ii.-'. . j-i li wad IhoilKht the ijuestloti
inlifht Im.- iatd whether Membisls Ujk
and alaens, uf the beard ot publlr work:
would be .nuiiltJ to f.'is The olnion of
tiy Lrouiiseior iieuoinfai, whloii was read,
put all f'-ur to lent on iliat point
"To the llolloiable. the I'oinmoii I'oum II
"(.tenth men -For atiwur to sour question
as to w hi Lher or not Slei , (iaxe and
Slmeus ma lawfully be paid by the city
for legal serlis b them rendeied in the
waiei woiim. nutation
''11, ttr h tu t pioM.l.
mav l. i t. -h e..
' ih. i' , 'Ti rB ,i
"t ill l-h t .i - ilar. -
l'i'. I J, t!l .1 'hi. al f
Hon of no olh r s-hn.l
the urm f.ii whli.li h.
i fl it t e iiini il
n ' i uitiiom m. nt
lib. th r i! iti , I
' n 1 "if tl hr. j
, K or co'uj . i
b. th intT' 1 Mur n
is f l-i i' I or ap-
ftly In point, tho follow-
polntid. and that no ollleers rei lltii?
-alary shall tecilve anj le-, or o hex to
pensatlon for his Bel vices." The latter
tir, not now dm
Inn initterlal t i
"That a. tlu atrltation of tho watT
worki contro r v was comn.enced by the
.idortlon. on A -ust JC. IbJ, of a Joint
(solution, otf. r ,) by Alderman Ford, in
structing th thn ity coun.clor to re
port in wiitini? to the council upon re
tain questions i, aiiied in the resolution;
! .-. Binena. Usu , the then oily
clause of this suitente has 'been construed counselor, dulj made the report then called
by the courts to mean 'compensation for f0. .. ...
his frervlces' In performing the duties of tho I ., ih:l.f ln" rcP"rt wai referred to the
particular olll 'e In (mention. il. ' . Vc fommlttit, conltint; of S
"Second-The list clause of section SO of ?! Vi0rJ- J s. Ka2,10n: vv,- " 1'ayne, I're I
article 4 of the charter provides that 'no of- ?, i'V "nd J"t,r,, McCllntOik. that n.ilu
unr tiiiiin nou two apixi -itnients und. i tho CT. v, J.w L, i" imrauuctii a n,u-
clty governm-nu' This lunguugo does not i"11,?".! :r?,.,! "rif,h was adopted O tob. r
apply here, for the reason that the leira'l ' l.ricoimneiidlnp 'that the ilnnin e
fen Ices rendered by JlessrsT O ae and Sf,VL"1' '', ,of "J" common council 1,
Slavena weie under the uTuil'emX.nTent authorize,! U.f.mploy. eminent. attorneys to
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laTVap'potntntrbut1 VZ TZ,T e. MoM.'-uVii? X "S.Kr'l.'.S
ulovtncnt 'under th itv iminrnmim' iv a uuiikh.iuii UnatT tlio contra' t with
found n constitutions statutes, charters iWuld now' b , taken to DrotJit' and ro'
and ordinances bin e often been eonstiutd mote the best Int. st of the city and1 ni
by the courts of England and Amer.ca. and Jnh.ibU.inis In the promisee
the accepted und . genfi-al tule of law gov- "That on Octobr ii, iUj this Joint
eriilng like auctions Is dourly laid down rtnunto committte made another i" port in
K Atncr. und Kns. i:nc of Law. at page which they say 'in conn., t on with tl"
30 us follow.': city counselor we hae roiu.-rred iliii
'"Where an otllecr holds two oOlreg or Messrs. I'ratt, McCrary, IVtri J llni"r.
places, however, the functions of which ate man, liage, I.add & Small, truer D. an
jepaiate and distinct, and which may both A: Uagernmn and It. W. Quarks and re
be held h ono , rson at the knine time, tallied Hum, Mjbject tu the apnrowl of
he 1 entitled to recover the compensation 'he ootuiiiun council, to assist the city
attached to eiu-h. and an olllcer may be counselor In the water not Its nuistlon'
emploel to dHoharge diHles, wiileh are H,d upon the Illlnst of that leport, und oh
clearly extra-otllclal m1 outside of the the same day, the following i evolution
scope of his oilhl.il duty, and whl&h might s '' ,lIlls council adopted. Ufe it n
be performed by one puon as will as Mlvefl. that the report of the Joint Unane.
another, and he will be entitled to addl- onimltlee Is heieby apnroxd (A copy of
tioniii comiiensation tnereror.
"Many casts are cited fiom the t.
court of the I'nlud hiates and from
tho same as to other special counsel, and,
further than that, haa Included him as
one of the special cun.sel entitled to coin
p. nsatlon for such strlces rendered In
the water works litigation, as will bo een
bv ordinauco No. 4117 (Monthly approprta
11011 ordinance), approved May S, Ih'ji,
wMereln the foUowinft memorandum ap
I.ars: Sundry peor."-W. W. attorneys
47.5W And by referring to the original
bills which go to make up this amount,
tt will be seen that each of Uio three llrnw
f.Hrfn.inv tetnltiLd. and Jlr. Quarks and
.Mr ia.ven, were ui mill nine, nnu uuuei
Ladles nrf requested to send description
of their I'rlcits of Pallas ball toilettes to
tho Journal olllce as early as possible, or
telephone same to JEu7.
.Ciijh 11U Mlud Is AnYrtod.
Section hands were compelled to remove
a man, who said he was Sebastian Durifh,
from the Missouri Puclllc railroad tracks
just east of town last evening to keep him
from being run down by the cars. Uurlch
had been wandeiing about die Last bot
toms for several bouts yesterday atternoon
acting quectly, and when he got on the
track, In front of an approaching train,
and defied the engineer to run over him,
the section men thought It time to Interfcie.
DurUh was taken to the Central police
station and held for Investigation lie Is
CO years of age and w.u dressed in a dark
coat and light trousers and a roft shirt.
He wore slippers and had a handkerchief,
tlod like a turban, about his head. He i-ald
his homo Is In Cincinnati, O,, but he des
not recall when he left there or how he
comes to be in Kansas City. He says he
that ordinance, rP"pecllMy allowed ar.il had a ciuanel with hU wile several week
o addl- committee is heieby apnroxd (A copy of
".f"1, -norta and resolutions Is heiewith
upreme 1,V,1.-, W 'Lxhlblt A'.) "'-wtn
om the .i"'..'',.5,1'''"?1 f.ojmael thereafter re.
conns oi iat resort or many o' the states ' , i,,V.i ii,"ii"-i vu "", council, outnnliu
In support of the doctilne laid down In the ''A. j ." '"'f.'j I'C,3, ."l,,1,0.6 le-'' -t"--P
text. Among the caes -o cltid l the cae J,,1 .Si. e Bnoul'l lul"0 to juotect Us
or tne state or .Missouri at the relation of ' ".Vi, ,, f,, ,. ,
Mfilrath s. Walkir. ST Mo lsj, where the lntionl nn i rnUb.,S?,Mntr.f varls reso.
relator w.u allowed. b our own supreme 'A. ha.tt. a n,' S 'ne.?5. thf...Bj?P,Jon fif
euuii, ruiuiKiisttuuu tor n ri ici a iK.tIi as
onipehsutlou tor ni-Moia luth as
decretal y ol tiate and us a meuibir of the
nance inscribing the foim of the water
state board of equalisation. This ease u.,r n,Tr.r "' " ,B. '."'' ln
cornea to us In this state with the full force udopttd and approved on Wmfc.."?
ot authoUty, is in line with curruit de- jui- approvcu on November 10,
clslons elsewhcte and the iul theie laid "That thereafter, and on iwemi.... v
down would no doubt l follow.d by ull lSSll. tho .Vutioi .il Water Woiks (JomnanV
the .. out of this state. .... tiled Us original bill In VnulieJ-SrS.'?."0.".1.
-as meniueia ot tne board of public works ilt In the l'nit.,1 Ktaus coui for J i
these gentlemen w.-ie under no si.rt of ob- Weitern division of the Western dlatri, t
ligation to renucr legal seivlce a special of Mlssouil, and that this action unon the
counsel tor the .Its; there was no lonulet part of tho water conipan" was tie com"
between then jpiMjlniiiurnf and their 'em- inetweinent of the actual litigation in court
i.ioi nieiti. nor um me uui eti m eiiner nu. oeLVeeit tne wilier unrka
yitlnn h..c. ..nv . nuns rlnn .. fnl .T.. .-III. -.. .,,, unuilie
otherwise, with the other $hal tlnca aW ICth day of December
"For the. teasons. under the law above 1M1, fhe siieoiul counfcti now clalmliiir
quoted It 1- clear that .Messrs. Uage and compensation for their services, and ea. h
Jli',i.i r,. u,,lli.l ... .....1 ....... I... ...11.. .,1 lliu c... . i.l .In.... .. . .... ,... va .,
u.u, . ..-. h. V .......... , u.,i, ...a.) ta.iiuiiy w... ,.i,i, .tint Lttioriievs nam. 1
paid lumpeiuutton tor legal services have at all tlnua, whin ta'lud unon bv
dtjed by them respeetivelj vvhile mem- the city counselor, or by oilkcrs or com
tf uf the boai.1 of i.ubllt works " nilttees of tho flommun cnimoii .......i
And again, upon the point that thoie u..h stivicos as -were In their' power to
ration suhsenuent (fi I UiV.ii-1 "'" ,. uuuuie ot me cwinis ot special tuiuier me iinereets of tno city,
immbero o the board of1' ''un,rV ",'!?. "I'A"10" ,?eud. also pre- "ifwl eorao question U raised as to the
aire rt in v" n M ' 1 Hi".. b' .5 ' CouuM-lof llcUougnl: l-iyment of C(.nijeratton to Messrs. L o.
tne i;oiniuon council beus niui it. w, Quurles. Aa to Mr.
iat tne oniy proviiions or the eliv cm
ter relating to this question, ami which a
nubile works. 1 have to aav:
ma im miif iiiuvmona ot the cit;
ubiu ed to luhlbit auch isiyment
"riiw-iM Mr vwuse m the vcn
tukutli sll ltd hi ton of section 1 of article 3,
relating to the powers of the common coun-
'lo ine siuitornou. iiia ijoinillon (Jounell Bell fiiui ic. vv. nmirl..3 i n i
of Kansas Clu . im.,i'K it u inntnLni m t... .it.. .... ..'.'
"f.sinknieu:-ln the matter of the claim out of olllce as city counselor long betoio
Of "pedal counsel lor the city lor compm- iwtlve agHtar.on of thy etibject wus loin,
sation for their legal servkis 111 the water ineoced. Mr. Slavvna was Wy counselor
vvoiks II eatlon, I Hud from the city rec.nom April. 1SW, to Api. liw. aS eUoh
ords, among a great masa of other mat- Utj counselor Je 1-ul bccouiT ttorouohly
ik.ii.1 il.e sum of 1.lj each on account of
MTVliert then rendered in tlio water works
"L'Kler th- foregoing facts, tt Is dear
that Lhe city la now morally bound to pay
m tho respectlvo Hums ur.l gentlemen
name.), reahonable compcniatlon for the
services to rendered.
In addition to this, the city hail, m nn
original proposition, tho power and tho
nt'ht to employ tho special counsel named,
lii-causo of thli" power and right, and be
cause tho city ha-s, for a scries of years,
ur.d with full knowledge of all the tacts,
tu oop led U'.d availed Itself of tho scrvlcen
go rvtidereiJ, and has by ordinance author
ized nnd paid, not only tho expenses In
curred, but also iKartlal eompens-atlon for
such sirviees, the.o facts, In my Judg
in nt, aru bulllcler.t in law to authorize a
court of Justice to hold that the city is
nls-n ur ler a legal, ns well ns a moral,
obligation to pay for such services.
"It Is believed that, under all tho facts
nnd circumstances, the aggregate amount
irf the claim la fair nnd reasonable, and
thit it should anil will ba paid without
hesitation or qulhblo."
An ordinace was passed to pava these
Bticets with asphalt: Sixth street, from
Park to Prospect: Tracy, from Fifteenth
to Seventeenth; Potest, from Twelfth to
Fifteenth! Wjandotte, from Tenth to
i:ievtnth, and Jelferson, from Tenth to
it w.ts onlcrel that JT.OM be transferred
from the expense fund to the pail: fund.
THK VIIIITICAI. HANI).
An effort Is belnff made by the school
principals to havo vot'tlcal handwriting
taught In all of the wuid schools. At their
regular meeting yesterday morning the
llrst this ear Principal O, 11. l)ngan, of
the Humboldt school, introduced a petition
calling upun the board of education to
adopt .i s).iem of the kind.
It was signed by nearly thirty of the
wurd sihool ptlndpnU. The meeting was
addressed by Supetlmendent Oreenvvocl.
Uiuh principal present was railed upon
to answer the question, "What do ou
consider the weakest point lu tho teaching
In jour Mihool, and how do you think It
cm be remedied?" Superintendent Uic-en-wood
announced that all of the public
s. hool Hags are to be kept Hying during the
K irnlval testlyitletf.
('level mil Harrison Mls.lng.
James Hanlson. H years old. of Jetfer.
son. Ark.. Is In tlio city in search of his
younger brother, Cleveland Harrison, who
ran away from home several weeks ugo
wm cni iu vrtL iw u woman named ju
Ua N. Dahoney, et of this citi-, Kecent'
ago nnd he believes it affected his mind
Durlrh Is n fatherlv looking old man, und
the authorities at Cincinnati will be notl
lled of his presence In this dty.
Mild forMhool Purposm.
Crutcher .1 Welsh sold a large tract of
ground In Kenwood addition to the West
port school board for 515,0)0 cash yester
day. The proiieity U to be made the site
of too new public school to bo built tor the
Fourth ward, In Wcstport The tract lies
between Cherry street and Kenwood av
enue, running back ino feet on either side,
It hn3 a froivtago of l"7u feet on Long
meadow avenue It was told for the Ken
wood Land Company.
The same tlrm bold a nine room modern
brick houso and fifty fett of ground lu
Merrlam place to Mis. Catherine Fullertun
for J7.W) cash.
-"---p fyr "rnr?r
BUSINESS for the
first six months of 'ot:
shows a gain over last year of
more than ioo per cent the
best evidence of the high es
teem in which business men
The New England Mutual
Life Insurance Co.
OUAUhr.S D. MILL, Qcnl. AqU,
Acu J.'Htylitmi Life ISutiaing.
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OF WORCESTER, MASS.,
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Life Iusuraucu Policy ever offered by
any company. Sample policy free.
F, O.CHESNEY, Gen'l Agt,
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Money to Loan at 0 1'er Cent on Life
KANT KICK on the
Out of ull Die ivtint and dftirDniicj on
fchrntral Day come Uie sued atniftis of
harmony th' cl:ar bell nolw rom the
PRETTY as a
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hold idle from all competition far iltm
bilitu awl a propatu to dcllyht an eat for
good music. Loots it over. Try itatimr
mUsrooms, It'u an education in Music to
touih its ivory leys.
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All mtillcal anil f urlcal dLeanos ruccesitally treated
Fipirttncul nurM Home comfort!. Itoomi t
twnl for piiUenti. Satisfaction suarantee.1.
For futther Inlormatloa call on or address
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The WASHBURN Instru
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