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THE KANSAS PITY JOUENAL, FEIDAY, FEBRUARY 12. 1897.
HE WAS MED BY ANGUISH.
CEO. IV. 1VOOLSEY SCES INSPECTOR
FI.AIIIVE ET JL FOR $7,000.
Says He "Was Unjustly Arrested Upon
Suspicion find IVrts Igaomln-
ionnlj- Treated at the
The senate Lexow committee lias finished
Its labors, but here is more trouble tor the
police. George W. "Woolsey has Hied suit
against Inspector Flahlve, Detectives Ko
gcr and Sncad and Officers Kenally and
O'Brien. asking $3,000 damages for Illegal
arrest and detention In police station No. 4
on January 20. On that date Woolsey, who
lives at 223 Forest avenue, was arrested by
the officers named, acting under the In
structions of Inspector Flahlve, on suspi
cion that he could tell a great deal about a
lot of stolen harness and other goods which
were found In the .house of C. D. Harris,! at
Nineteenth and Highland.
The plaintiff alleges that the officers In a
rude end boisterous manner surrounded his
house and threatened to break in the doors
unless lie gavo them admittance. They ar
rested and took him to the station, where
lie asserts they "Incarcerated him In a dir
ty, nithy cell until 4 o'clock on tho morning
of January 21." Tho plaintiff alleges that
the Imprisonment and detention were sole
ly for the purpose of extorting from him in
formation in regard to the said Harris, und
that ho has been publicly disgraced In the
eyes of family and friends, besides suffer
ing great mental anguish. He thinks his
Injuries, mental and physical, might bo
healed by damages In the sum of 13,000.
Much in Little
Is especially true of Hood's rills, for no medi
cine ever contained so great curative power in
so small space. They are a whole medicine
chest, always ready, al- n. B
ways efficient, always sat- Oi a I I jsb
isfactory; prevent a cold 111 S&
or fever, cure all liver Ills, m
sick headache, jaundice, constipation, etc 25c
The only Pills to take with Hood's Sarsaparilla.
POPS FIGHT AT LONG RANGE.
ROZELLE PROJIISES 100 DELEGATES
FOR TnE MEETISG HERE."
Vandervoort Laughs at Him and Says
the Real Reformers "Will Be at
Memphis, Sot Kansas City,
on the 23d.
MAYOR WINSTHE SUIT.
A Jury Decides That Mr. Jones Acted
Properly Enough In Assault
ing Tonng .Merkle.
The suit of Marcus Merkle against Mayor
Ji.nes for X,000 damages because the mayoi
boied his jaws at the "Wild "WVit show
last fall, went to. tho Jury In Judge Scar
rltt's court at 3 o'clack yesterday afternoon.
In one and a half hoars a verdict was re
turned for the defendant.
Kach side put a number of witnesses
on tho stand. Mayor Jones was the prin
cipal witness for the defense. He claimed
that as ho was coming out of the show
Merkle insulted MrtC Jones bv shoving
ngtJnst !r and yelling in her face. The
mayor admitted that this made him "red
hot," and ho proceeded to chastise the of
fender by boxing his Jaws In a vigorous
The plaintiff claimed that he was simply
calling out tho wares he had for sale and
that the assault was entirely unprovoked.
Minor McDougal was an Important wit
ness for the defense yesterday morning.
11 testified thill h -vn ctnnrlln,. HAD,
when-Mayor Jones and Mrs. Jones came
out of the tent and saw young Merkle
crowd Into Mrs. Jones. He thought Mcrklo
was going to strike Mrs. Jones with a cane
Which ho held In his hand. ilcDougal In
sisted that tho mayor was justified In
pi'nlPhlng Mcrklo for his insulting be
havior and added, "I'd a busied him myself
If I'd been In tho mayor's place."
TROUBLE IN THE AIR.
All May Sot Re Smooth Sailing for the
Sew Owner of the Union
II, M. Broadwell, the original projector
and builder of tho Union cable line, which
was last Tuesday sold to Frank Dixon at
special master's sale for I1.2C0. yesterday
filed In the circuit court a petition asking
that the sale be'sst aside as illegal because
sufficient notice was not given. The peti
tioner also alleges that there -was an -unlawful
conspiracy between three persons,
not named, to keep bids down, whish re
sulted In the sale at an Insignificant price.'
The decree of sale Is declared. In the lan
guage of tho petition, to be "Inconsistent,
illegal. Irregular and void of binding force
and with r.o effect in law."
Numerous efforts have been made during
the past few 3 ears to get the tracks of the
recently sold Union Cable Company torn
up, but Councilman Lynch says he will
make another at the next meeting of the
council. While F. F. Rozzelle was city coun
selor he Instituted quo warranto proceed
ings In the supremo court which declared
the franchise of tho company forfeited bv
failure to comply with its provisions. But
the council has never yqt worked Itself up
to the pitch of ordering the tracks torn up
and will in all nrohahllitv Mr-i thn ,,.
purchasers an opportunity to do something
with their property.
LANDA WANTSTHE PROFIT.
Calm a Guarantee of ?1",00 for nn
Investment of J?1.1,(H)0 for Eigh
Issa Landa yesterday filed a suit in tho
chruit court again X. R. Bagley to re
cover tl.500, which ho claims Bagley ovves
fclm.. The plaintiff Is a brother of Morris
Lnrda, the grain man who was shot and
Jv.,,ed n the Exchange building by Fred
wlatt, his clerk. The two brothers, o
KCther with Bagley, were partners in the
jratrciaiionai export and Groin Company
which did a' general grain and export busi
ness. This partnership was formed Feb
ruary 1, 1833, and continued for eighteen
months. Jrttt Landa put up J15.000 of .the
carital while Morris Landa and Bagley put
up $7,500 each. Issa Landa was a sil?nt
pc .nor. the others guaranteeing him a
pro.lt of J1.500 on his investment for eight
After the Lining of Morris Landa. Bag
Icy was appointed to close up the partner
ship business. After doing so he went
to Mexico, where he now is. He paid to
lisa Landa the sum of J13.O0O. exactly what
h6 had Invested, and now Landa sues to
recover the J4JO0 profit on his Investment,
which was guaranteed him.
MUSIC AND THE DRAMA.
There has been a large sale of seats for
the Wagnerian concert to be given at the
Auditorium Saturday evening by the Sym
phony orchestra and the Arion Singing So
ciety. Tho programme Is one of particular
inttrest. The proceeds will go to the mem
bers of the Symphony orchestra. Tickets
are on sale at the Burlington ticket oliice.
An excellent programme was given by a
number of local artists at the Academy of
Music last night, under the direction of
Hr. "V. H. Potter. Although there was a
very large representation of local musi
cians among the contributors, the audience
was disappointing In Fize. The programme
was given by Mrs. Ben T. Hollenbuck, so
prano; Mrs. Frank J. Whitelaw, contralto;
Messrs. Dudley W. Eaton, Ben T. Hollcn
back. IV. H. Potter, tenors; Mr. E. K.
Chafee. baritone? fpr "KVtiir t tviii,
law and C A. Johnston, bassos: Mr. Louis
Appy, violoncellist: Mrs. Jennie Sphultz
accompanist; Mr. Herbert J. Slsson, pian
ist; Mr. Edgar J. Ebbels, reader.
Much interest should attach to the ap
pearance at the Grand to-night and to
morrow afternoon of Mr. Lewis Morrison
in the character of Richelieu, a part that
ho has never before played in this city.
This play has always had a strong at
traction for the general public, and yet
there has not been a great exponent of tho
title character since the death of Edwin
Booth and Lawrence Barrett, unless ho
be Mr. Morrison, who has received very
high praise for his Interpretation of the
RURAL MAIL DELIVERY.
The Government ' Experiment Is a
Success in One Direction, Snys a
Last fall the postofflce department began
experimental free delivery of mail both in
certain villages and In certain country
townships, where tho system might have a
fair test. Tho department wanted to find
out how citizens of small villages would
like such accommodations, and also how
the farmers of fcomo well situated town
ship would appreciate dally deliveries.
Three tests of each sort were to be made
In different sections of the country.
The work has now progressed far enough
to enable the department to see some light
and from an official in tho Kansas City
postofflce yesterday it was learned that
the wcrk being done in small villages has
been discontinued, as the department
learned readily that it was not "filling a
long felt want.
"Village delh ery." he said. "Is a failure
for the reason that the average village cit
izen Tvants to go downtown each day, any
way, and does not need the services of a
uviiuuui. nui. in me country the results
have been very gratifying. The people who
live miles from the office take to the sys
tem and they are loud In praise of the plan.
The government Is so well pleased with the
results that the experimental country de
livery is to bo continued in the places
chosen until next July. The farmers write
more letters, they take more papers, and
they send more packages than when the
work started. The carriers, almost with
out exception, make that report. The car
riers have stamps with them and sell to
their customers, and in this manner the
stamp sales of the various offices are show
ing nice gains. The department Is pleased
with the work so far. it is to be the basis
of a report regarding tho feasibility of a
general freo delivery."
Sptt Spring Company.
Articles of incorporation were yesterday
filed by the Atchison Tension Spring Com
pany. The capital stock Is J3Q.000 and tho
Incorporators are John F. Schermerhorn,
Harriet C Schermerhorn and John G.
Kcl-ermcrhorn, trustee. The company will
handle vehicles and vehicle springs.
R. J. M6rehoue. editor of the Appleton
City Herald, was in the city yesterday and
completed arrangements with the Pitts
burg & Gulf Railroad Company and tho
Pi'Ilman Palace Car Companv for the trip
of the Southwest Missouri Press Associa
tion to Port Arthur in May. Tho, associa
tion will meet at Ash Grove Maya and 22.
On the morning of the 23rd the editors will
come to Kansas City and that evening
will start for Port Arthur. Tho associa
tion expects to send lUi people and will
occupy four Pullman cars and be about a
week on the trip.
ART THAT MEANT SOMETHING.
A. well Known Government Official
Satisfies Ills Artistic Instinct
and Insnrcs Pence.
A well known government official had
prominently displayed on the desk in his
offico in the government building yesterday
a rude sketch of an animal under which
was the inscription: "This Is a Cow."
Marked with red ink in large letters be
low it were the words. "Dried Beef "
Every visitor to the office saw the
sketch, everyone criticised and commented
upon it. From an artistic standpoint It
was not a thing of beauty. Apparently
the cow had the lump-jaw and she had a
slight arch In her back like a mad cat.
She was -exceedingly long In the quarter
and wa3 as gaunt as a wolf. A cow built
on such a plan would have had a hard
time keeping in the middle of the road.
"Why had he ornamented his desk with
this rude drawing?" he was asked half a
hundred times, but he held his peace. Last
evening, when he quit work, he carried
that Card out with him jinri holri it l v.i.
hand until his butcher had filled an order
for a pound of dried beef.
"One of tho woes of a forgetful man,"
he murmured as he tore up the card and
Chairman A. Rozelle, of Lamar, who was
last week appointed labor commissioner of
Missouri, desplto the fact that he Is a Pop
ulist, has written to the manager of the
Ashland hotel that there will be at least
300 membera of the National Reform Press
Association here at a meeting 'on the 23rd.
The meeting will bo doubly Interesting be
causo of the hard fight that is being made
by tho leaders of the two factions o the
Paul Vandervoort, of Omaha, who Is real
ly the president of tho association, con
ceived a great dislike to Rozelle. He has
had him expelled from the association and
has called a meeting for the 23d at Mem
phis, and is urging all of the stralghtout
Populistic editors to bo at that meeting.
Rozelle, who declares he is the leader of
tho "real things" In Populism, has called
the national meeting for Kansas City, and
Is whooping It up to get as many here as
possible. He said in the letter received at
the Ashland that at least 100 guests would
be on hand at the meeting, and he hoped
ior as many more.
Vandervoort Is leading the stralghtout
middle-of-the-road Populists who support
ed Tom Watson, und for that reason has
taken his meeting far to the South where
the Watson Influence Is supposed to be
stronger. On the other hand, Rozelle is of
the opinion that Populism did not mean to
support Watson, even after nominated,
but to fuse and make the best of It.
Suiting the SDlrlt Of (llf nrtlnti ha l.nul
with the Democracy and got to lie labor
commissioner under Governor Stephens, so
that to his mind fusion Is, and will con
tlnuo to be, tho proper thing. He claims
that all of the reform editors in the state
are with him; that most of the brain work
ers of Kansas will be behind him In the
fight, and that at this meeting he will com
pletely overthrow the Vandervoort Influ
ence. A week slnco when in Kansas City, Gen
eral Vandervoort said to a reporter for The
Journal that Rozelle was without backing
or Influence, and had laid down in the bat
tle for a few official cuts of pie, and now
wanted to sacrifice the whole National Re
form Press Association on the altar of
pelf. He said the Memphis meeting would
havo ten times tho delegates that Rozelle
would find at Kansas City, and that
stralghtout Populism would win the day
mantis uuwji uver ine lusion oranu.
uenerai vandervoort is supported In his
action by Chairman Marlon Butler, of the
Populist national committee. He admits
that, while Vandervoort's plans and ac
tions may have been faulty, there is ac
tually no authority behind the call that
Rozelle has made for the Kansas City
meeting, and he has urged that the call
be withdrawn. The plea has not been heed
ed as yet. and likely will not be. Rozelle
is a fusionlst, and will do everything In
his power to preserve his authority over
tho party, so that the wisdom of his ap
pointment may be demonstrated.
MAJOR WOODSON'S AMBITION.
Election, of a Criminal Jndge Is a.
Long IVny Off, Irnt People Are
Major Blake L. Woodson, who has ap
parently succeeded' to a large share of
Judge Wofford's criminal practice, is said
to harbor a very active and ardent am
bition to succeed to the criminal ermine.
He is said to be making an active canvass
for the nomination of -judge 'of the 'crimi
nal court, though the nominating conven
tion is more than a year off. Judge Wof
ford was appointed early in the spring of
1S92 to fill the vacancy caused by the
death of Judtre Henry White. At the fall
election In that year he was elected for
the full term of six years. The election
at which his successor will be chosen will
be held in November. 1S93.
Before his appointment. Judge Wofford
was -a prominent criminal lawyer and had
a very large practice. Major Woodson was
piuaei-uiinK auorney some years ago and
during the past few years his criminal
practice has grown until he is In nearly
Celebrated for Its great leavening strength
and healthfulness. Assures the food against
alum and all forms of adulteration common
to the cheap brands.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER Co.. New York
I PEOPLE IN SOCIETY. I
I CWK MfinnicnM
Saturday Night, C A I ICT
Last Time, rAUO I .
Next Sunday Matinee.
Johcist E. HE33STSI3:a."VV
IN HIS UT-TO-DATE COJIEDV,
DODGE AT THE FRENCH BALL.
Kansas City's Leading Theater.
JobnP. Hlocam.Ucr. Lods DIs.Tel. K.
. SILVHrt SOUVENIIIS JIO.NDAY.
One Week, com. Monday. Keb.U: Saturday JIatlnee.
beau and llom Sairou bale.
MONDAY NIGHT. ICCnADA '
SAT-DAY MATINEE, f rCUUKA.
TUESDAY AND II A TTiCr'A
SATURDAY NIGHTS, f -A 1 USL-A.
ladT holding conpon lower Door.
every Important case tried in the criminal
Cnpialn Hickman Improved.
Captain W. T. Hickman, of the revenue
department, who suffered an attack of
heart failure Wednesday, was resting eas
by" Physician."0 " '3 arehed
Madame Brus left for New York Wednes-
The I. M. Kuchre Club will meet with Mr.
and Mrs. C. K. Hicks to-day.
Mrs. W. A. Knotts is entertaining Miss
Frances Sloan, of New York.
Mr. and Mrs. A. II. Preeman are receiv
ing congratulations on the birth of a son.
George II. Thomas W. R. C. will give a
box social at the residence of Dr. Henri
etta Taintor, IMS Wasnington street,
Thursday evening, February IS.
Society events for to-day are Mrs. Loose's
luncheon. Mrs. J. N. Smith's lunehcon. for
Mrs. Williamson, of Chicago: Mrs. E. C.
Johnson's luncheon, and a card party given
by Mrs. I. N. Irwin, Mrs. C. P. Keller and
The Ladies' Union of the Clyde Congre
gational church have arranged a very en
joyable concert to be given this evening at
the church, corner 61 Seventh street and
Brooklyn avenue. The programme com
prises a pleasing variety, and Includes so
los, a ladies' quartette, and numbers on
the mandolin, violin and piano. The pro
ceeds will go to the Drury college fund.
The Peoria fill.) Transcript reports the
marriage of Mr. Charles R. Rechner. of
this city, as follows: "Miss Emma Leono
ra Bolt, daughter of Benjamin B. Bolt, of
No. 105 South Bluff street, and Charles R.
Rechner, of Kansas City, Mo., were mar
ried at the bride's home yesterdav morn
ing. Only relatives of the family witnessed
the ceremony, which had in it and the
dainty surroundings much of tho grace
and beauty in harmony with the spirit of
the fair young bride. After a delightful
breakfast the happy couple left for the
East. They will be at home at the Audi
torium hotel at Kansas City after Febru
The East Side Literary Society's pro
gramme for this evening, the musical por
tion of which is furnished by Mrs. Carl
uuscn ana ner pupils, is as follows:
Piano solo. "Bubbling Spring" (Rive
Klng), Miss Juliette Bass.
Paper, "American Poets," Mrs. A. H. El
Mr.. Piano solo, "Rondo Capriccioso" Mendels
sohn), Miss Gertrude Rockefeller.
Paper, "The Greatest American Poet,"
Mr. Harry J. Latshaw, Jr.
Violin solo. "Shepherd's Dance" (Eduard
German): andante from concerto (Rode).
Miss Ethel -Knickerbocker.
Recitation, Mr. John H. Powell.
ocal solo, selected. Mrs. E. C. Burnett.
Literary review. Mr. J. C. Swift.
nt?,an,soI' "Va'so Caprice" (Rubinstein),
Mies Florence Lowe.
SEATS HOW SELLING FOtl
0'3STETT ,T .?
Monday souvenir night) and
S'fSVa ?lght "MONTE CRIST0"
Tuesday night "VIRGIHI1JS"
Wednesday matinee "COURIER OF LYONS"
Iteaer.cd Seats-30c, 75c, SI. Wednesday
matinee, all reserved ca: 00c.
Siendrick Hudson, Jr.
???' Shoot the Chutes!
If" you are you'll probably go dowu to the Waybosh o
the Misery ?aci6c or any other ticket office that can sell
you a ticket on a train that goes directly to St- Louis; or
you may go to a ticket scalper and get a ticket; but you
won't buy a ticket to St. Louis via Denver, Salt Lake,
Seattle, Omaha and Chicago, for it would cost too much.
When you buy a ticket, buy it direct. Our hats come to
-us direct from the makers. They don't go from the maker
4 to an agent, from an agent to a jobber and from a job
ber to a retailer. I hat's where the difference
Pce comes in between Nebraska hats an
nats. lou seldom see as good hats as our 75c
ones for less than one-fifty. That's because there's
only our profit between you and the maker. Our 75c hat3
have been a mystery to merchants as well as to customers.
There's no mystery about them. They're made of full fur
stock have good linings and silk trimmings, and are sokl
close- If an aSnt made a profit, and a jobber made a pric"
beiore we got them, and then we were as greedy as a good
many hat sellers arc we'd have to get twice as much as wc
do, too. Nebraska's Spring Hats are shown to-day in both
windows a fifty foot hat conservatory to make our hat
trade grow early in the season.
A Stage 31n:rlacc.
SOHN IS REPENTANT.
nf Some Skillful
The new artirle now beins used in place
of roffre has made many friends, and It
may Interest these friends and others to
know the opinion of some of the well
known phylclans of Chicago on the sub
ject. The following are extracts from a
few of their letters, now on file In he
offic of the Postum Cereal Co.. Llm..at
B-ittle Crwk, Mich.-
Dr G. E. Bass. Smith Chicago 111 "I
have tried Postum and was well cnoush
pleased that I would llKe to use more of
it. Kindly inform me where It can be ob
tained in this locality."
T)r. Almond Brooks. CI Qulncy street Chi
cago. III. "The test I have made of Post
um makes me think I can use It in prac
tice as a substitute for coffee, the uso cf
which 1 dally prohibit."
Drv,m JJohart, Emerald ave. and 43rd
St. Chicago, 111. "Your Postum I have
tried and like it very much."
Dr. Joseph P- Cobb. "The CHnlque." Z1ZC
Indiana ave.. Chlcago-"y0ur sample of
Postum is received and brewed. It Is pleas
ant, and. when a substitute for coffee is
desired, will. 1 believe, be of value."
Dr. Archibald Church, intending nhvsi
clan to St. Luke's hospital; prorossor of
nervous dloeases. Chicago PoylcIInlc and
Home for Crippled Children. Pullman bldg..
Chicago. In a letter to the Ponum Cereai
Co Llm.. Battle Creek, MIch.-'I have
rnadc a trial of Postum and think it will
Ferre admirably as a substitute for cof
fee for those who are accustomed to ura
sugar in that beverage."
There ore many more leftcrs of a like
cliaracter from prominent physicians In all
parts of America, expressing their thanks
for the help gained and to be gained by
cff'e.os", "Se f the hcaUn
There is but one genuine original Postum
r vrcal coffe-. with a muiutudo of lrslta
lions offered as ";u as ffood."
Snloonkeeper'n "Wife Demands Di-
vorre and lie Lets Kunlncxx Slide
in. Order to "Make Up."
Mrs. Mary Sohn yesterday sued Jacob
Sohn for divorce. The defendant is the
proprietor of the Chamber of Commerce
saloon at Seventh and Wyandotto streets,
and was married to the plaintiff in Brook
lyn In ISS0. Mrs. Sohn alleges that her
husband treated her in a cruel and barbar
ous manner on many occasions. She says
that on July 3 last, he threatened her life,
flourishing a loaded pistol, and saying,
"Here Is this pistol. I bought it to use on
you, and you will be dead before 8 o'clock
to-night." The plaintiff alleges that her
husband owns property to the value of
tS.XO. and that he is about to sell out his
business and real estate. She asks that h
dc resiramea irom uisposmg of his prop
erty until the trial if this cause.
When Deputy Sheriff Cartwright called
on Sohn to serve the papers he found him
upstairs trying to make up with his wife,
who was obdurate. Sohn's saloon was full
of customers with no one to wait on them.
PICKING UP DUCATS.
Mnnngrer Evrlns, of the Savoy, Scores
n. Tremendous Hit a a Theat
Manager F. P. Ewlns, of the Savoy, has
been absent from tho hotel this week. He
Is trying a new venture, having been
made receiver and manager for the "Evan
geline" company, which hit the rocks two
weeks ago In Kansas CItv. The company
owed threo big hotel bills and the hotel
managers agreed to put Mr. Ewlns In
charge and keep the show going until tho
net receipts paid the bill. So far reports
from the company have been encouraging.
The show Is at Minneapolis this week. Mr.
Ewlns will probably be home within a week
with all the bills liquidated. His reports,
however, indicate that he Is not pining for
a permanent job as a theatrical manager.
Superintendent Holmes Goes IZnxt.
C. F. Holmes, general superintendent of
tho Metropolitan Street Railway Company,
left last night for Niagara Falls to attend
a meeting of the directors and executive
committee of the American Street Railway
Association, of which he is the vice presi
dent. Tho object of the mecUng of the di
rectors is to formulate plans lor the con
vention of the association next fall. As yet
it is a question whether the convention will
be held at Niagara Falls or Detroit.
"Want the Treaty Untitled.
Tho Kansas City board of trade has
adopted resolutions, urging the United
States senators from Missouri to vote for
the ratification of tho arbitration treaty
between tho United States and England
for the Torrey bankruptcy bill and for the
Loud postal bill.
Trade Topics Discussed.
The Paint, Oil and Varnish Club held Its
monthly dinner at tho Midland last even
ing and discussed a number of trade top
Off for Mexico.
Colonel John W. Moore, of the board of
Jwtli?113 ?atneri AIxMcKenzle.wlth
their families, left last evening for Mexico
where they will spend a couple of months
on a pleasure trip.
HE MAY GO, ANYHOW.
Jndce McDonjrnl Receives a. Mandato
ry Dispatch From His Son, bat
Enslly Explains It.
The "intelligent operator." Wtpm
Union or Postal, makes some queer mis
takes sometimes, but the wonder Is that
he doesn't make more. A few daya ago
Tho Journal mentioned the fact that City
I 'fliinpnlnit lfinAiir.nl . r.
j-uu.iocu. Jiiuuubdl suu was sick at El
Paso. The young man saw the Item and
Immediately telegraphed his father yes
terday that he was all right. Judge Mc
Dougal had intended to attend the inaug
ural of President McKlnley. but thought
tho condition of his son would prevent a
trip In that direction. The young man
wrote his dispatch as follows: B
"Go to Washington. I am all right."
Tho dispatch as received read
"Go to Washington 9 a. m.; all right."
,J. k,w, heMd'Jn,t, write the dispatch
that way, said the judge yesterday, "and
when I saw that 9' I knew just what he
had done. I have often told him to take
'?. day.,.7 and leam how f make a cap
Marriage Licenses Issued, Testerday.
Walter Lawrence. Kansas City. ..24
Ida Fouche. Kansas City 17
Charles Powell, Kansas City M
Emma Banks, Kansas City ...3s
Samuel McCraeken, Kansas City 31
Annie Feeney. Kansas City '.'.'.'.&
William Morris. Kansas City... . -n
Maggie Sims, Kansas City II!""I!Ii
Reynolds, Mary; 20S West Seventh; Feb
ru,a.I.,': 2S "ears: pneumonia; Union.
Williams. Willis: M2 Drlpps; February g;
53 years; paralysis; Union. '
Kelly. Mary; Home for tho Aged- Feb
ruary S; . years; apoplexy; Mount St.
I-'aldwIn. Joseph; Fort Scott railroad
track: February 8; 72 years; fracture at
bate of skull; Union.
Cunningham. Charles B.; city ho3Dital
February S; 12 years; fracture of skull-'
. Kane. Ellen; 1317 Franklin; February S
aO years; broncho pneumonia; St. John
Benton, Thomas II.; HOC Campbell- Feb
ruary S; 70 years; la grippe; Union.
Simpson. Amanda; Thirty-first and Ter
race. Februry 8; 22 years; sepUcaemia
union. Infant of Thomas Gieason; Fourteenth
and Lydia; February 3; 2 days; pulmonary
congestion: Mount St. Mary's.
Neely. Orelea; 211G Washington; Febru
ary 6; 3 years; pneumonia; Union.
Ki'bis, August and Annie; 319 West
Twenty-fourth; January 2S; boy.
iseiaton. i.ionzo and Maggie; 1702 Holly
February 5; girl. '
Ross, Edgar and Julia; East bottoms:
February S; girl.
Fngel. Charles and G.; 2327 Terrace; Feb
ruary 7; boy.
Green. W. B. and Anna G.; 1231 Wy
oming; February 8: boy.
Gaylord. James- E. and Llbble Lee- "Mil
Foiest; February S; "boy.
Stewart, Leo J. and Annie Shannon- 805
Tracy; February 9: girl.
Fester. George W. and Annie; 720 Troost
February 9; girl.
Cooper. Joseph W. and Mattle E.; 2323
Agnes; February 19; boy.
A vonin -who !a wak. nriroat and sleep
less, and who has cold hands and feet, can
not feel and act like a well person. Car
ter's Iron Pills equalize the circulation, re
move nervousness and give strength and
Mexico. Mo.. Feb, H. -SpeciaL) A very
unique marriage ocpun-ed here last night,
during tho performance of "Lannigan's
Ball at the opera house. Mr. Bert Shep
herd and Miss Louise Steep, members of
the company, wero married on the stage
by Rev. Mr. Sipple, of this city, a Metho
SStli Anniversary of the Birth of the
3Iartyr President Will Be Flt
To-day is tho SSth anniversary of the
birth of Abraham Lincoln and In honor of
the event the threo G. A. R. posts of the
city will unite In a patriotic servico at
Strope's hall. Ninth and Central streets to
night. Superintendent Greenwood, whose
father was a close personal friend of the
martyred president, will speak at the meet
ing and Judge McDougal will read a pa
per on "Moses and Lincoln." Judge J. W.
Jenkins will preside. There will be music
suitable to the occasion furnished by Cap
tain W. F. Henry.
The Coates House has prepared a special
menu and a handsome souvenir card for
to-day in honor of the SSth birthday ot
-Liiuuuui. xiio lruni page 01 me neavy cov
er Is ornamented with a splendid picture of
mo manyr president, Deneatn which is the
the inscription. "Lincoln's Birthday, Feb
ruary 12th." The card is tied with a dainty
ribbon In patriotic colors. The Insert bears
the familiar coat of arms of the Coates
House. The menu is one of marked ex
cellence even for the Coates House. A
dainty production that will mark the occa
sion is tho "Emancipation Ice Cream,"
that will be served In red, white and blue
with "A. L. 1S0O" enclosed in a scroll on
each portion. The Coates House has taken
the Initiative In calling Lincoln's birthday
to the attention of its guests in this pleas
Two Armies the ncprnlnr and Irreg
ular: To which would you prefer to belong?
The regular, undoubtedly. The irregulars
are, admittedly, the most numerous, but
they are in a very undesirable state of no
disclpllne. Hostetter's Stomach Bitters
will soon remedy this want in a disordered
liver or bowels. Biliousness manifests it
self in yellowness ot the skin and eyeballs,
sour oream, iurrea tongue, morning nau
sea, discomfort In the vicinity of the liver,
vertigo rnd sick headache. Hosts of peo
ple suffer thus. These signs of insubordi
nation to the governance of health, togeth
er with an irregular condition of the bow
els, are soon regulated by the Bitters, which
also overcomes malaria, d vsnensl.i . rheu
matism, neuralgia, nervousness and kidney
trouble. As a means of checking prema
ture decay, hastening convalescence, and
mitigating the infirmities of age, the great
tonic Is without a parallel.
Excursion Rates to Wnnlilnsrton.
For the benefit of those desiring to wit
ness the inauguration of the next president
ot the United States, the Baltimore & Ohio
railroad will sell excursion tickets at one
fare for the round trip from all points on
its lines In Ohio. Indiana and Illinois. Tick
ets will bo sold March 1st. 2nd and 3rd,
valid for return until March Sth. Similar
tickets, via Baltimore. & Ohio railroad, will
be sold by all the railroads throughout the
West. In addition to being the shortest
and most direct line to Washington, tho
Baltimore & Ohio passes through a region
of greater scenic magnificence and historic
Interest than any in all America. Passen
gers also have tho option of traveling via
Akron and Pittsburg, or via Bellalre and
Grafton, either going or returning. The
through trains of the Baltimore & Ohio
are vestlbuled t-hrougbout, equipped with
Pullman sleepers and the dining car serv
ice Is unsurpassed. Information in detail
will bo cheerfully furnished upon appli
cation, by L. S. Allen, assistant general
passenger agent Baltimore & Ohio railroad
Grand Central station, Chicago.
wf $) l Oi nb0
Signature Is printed la . JiS BP
BLUE diagonally '&& 1 . MMMItpnt..? -, ft ,.., 00,,
across the-' l -w-ifc f I Iiw-'y IPBlflNGHBl I
outside ( ' P !!flJuilfiffiF!rSI 1
V A n 2f m niA - llBlllilllliBiillii m
wrapper JlOi s I ffliitii ?Ti HsilnlrBc m
11 of every ' T gHSfflfffSH
.J- 1 Jzr M emitaMi
r- (tbo 0rigInal I "" l.yMWMWMHBs
Jj ky and Genuine) H ej 7
WS w I , h DAILY TRAINS
AUCE P OMAHA, ST.PAUL
Aa a further protection against H -T "
all Imitations. f AND
raj vi mipm.
HE 1i. ...... jjk .w
HI I . KHIM CTTTlS)
f Agents for tho United Steles,
JOHN DUNCAN'S 50N5. N.'Y.
1 Primary. Secondary or Tor
) Uary SrpbillJ penaacCDtly
cnTwl in ?- Tn3.- (tun Trtn
can be treated atbomo for tho samopricaundeMJUiio
guaranty. If yonprefertocomohcrewe wllloon
trict to pay railroad faro aad hotel bills, and no
cnarga, If we fall to cure. If yon hive taken ner
nTi lodldo potash, and still haTO aches and
rains, AXncons ratchet In month. Sore Throat.
Jrlmples, Copper Colored Spots, ITlcers on
sny part of the body. Hair or Eyebrow ratlins
put, it Is this Syphilitic BLOOD POISOjf
that wo guarantee to core. We solicit the most
obstinate cases and chnllenge the tvorld Tor
a. case we cannot care. Syphilis has olirsTS
bnlSed the skill or the most eminent physi
cians. 8500,000 capital bealndoumDcondlUonal
traaranty. Absolute proofs sent sealed on applt
saUon. Address COOK KEMEIJX CO., SOT
Masonic Temple. CRICAOO. ILT..
1815 Independence Ave.
KANSAS CITV, - - MISSOURI.
A 9.100,000 IXamaee Salt Filed.
Indianapolis, Ind'.. Feb. IL William How
ard to-day fljed a JMQ.000 damage suit
against the state of "Indiana. The com
plaint sets out that (Howard lost money
on the state house contract on account of
changes made by the architect. A detailed
list ot the losses was. hied with the suit.
The building was begun In 1S79.
Are unlike all other pill". No purging cr
pain. Act specially on the liver .and bile.
Carter's Little Liver-Pills. One pill a d03e.
Santa. B"e Ilonte to' Chicago and the
.Fast service, luxurious equipment and
dining cars on the -a la carte plan.
THE BUIILISGTO.V HOtJTE,
The Best Line In Ctil.-r-r.
$ THIRD REGIMENT I
$ NEWS AND GOSSIP.
Several of tho officers of the regiment
were gathered in Colonel Gross' office in.
the American Bank building yesterday aft
ernoon, informally discussing tho affairs
of the regiment. The colonel reported that
subscriptions in answer to the letters sent
out to prominent citizens of the city ask
ing for financial aid were coming In very
"If the state does not appropriate enough
money during the present session of the
legislature to pay the ordinary expenses
of the regiment. I am going to resign my
commission," said one of the officers. "We
have now the best timber in the state In
the regiment and the boys are all work
ing hard to have the regiment rank first
at the next Inspection, but unless we get
reasonable support from the state we
might as well resign. We give up our
time to the cause, and I don't see why
we should be compelled to give our own
money, or bes it from citizens, in order
to pay tne rent ior the Armory."
Captain Eben Smith, of the United
States army, will deliver a military ad
dress before the line, staff and field offi
cers of the Third reslmcnt at the club
room of the Coates House this evening.
Colonel Gross has ordered all his officers
to be in attendance In fatigue uniform and
Friday night, February 19. Captain A. C.
Kinneard, Company D, will conduct the
commissioned oncers' school at the Arm
ory. The discussion ot the manual of
Kuara nuiy, wnicn was taKen up at he
last school, will be continued.
Colonel Grosi has completed the neces
sary preparations for delivering to the
Central high school cadets 100 stands of
arms, as ordered a few weeks ago by the
governor. Before delivering the arms the
board of education will be compelled to
sicn a bond for double the value of the
equipment. The rifles which, the regiment
will turn over to the cadets are those
which were used before the new Springfield
rifles were received from the war depart
ment last summer.
A school for the non-commissioned offi
cers of the Third regiment will be held at
the Armor-, Twelfth and Troost avenue.
mis evening, sergeant McGinnis, Com
pany K, will conduct the school, as all
tho commissioned officers will attend the
address at the Coates House.
Lieutenant Kllngman. of Battery B Is
taking an inventor' or the arms and equip
ment of Battery B. As soon as this work
Is completed and turned over to General
Moore, the resignation of Captain Aber
nathy, of the batter', will be accepted.
Stopover Privilege nt Washington,
A ten-day stopover at AVashington D C
Is now granted on ail through tickets' be
tween the East and West, via the Balti
more & Ohio railroad. ainnnror -mill i '
be granted on the return Journey made on
round trip tickets, but not exceeding ten
days. Passengers will deposit their tickets
with the ticket agent at Baltimore & Ohio
railroad station in Washington, who will
retain them until the journev Is to tx re
sumed, when they will be made good for
continuous passage to destination bv ex
tension or exchange. This arrangement
will doubtless be greatly apprectef6
!5e traveling public, because it will permit
the holders of through tickets to make a
brief visit to the national capital without
additional outlay for railroad fare. "nout
Why will vou suffer? Whvwill van HJr?
with Sheumatlsm, whoa llcf and a jeere Is within jonr reach?
! THE GREAT TURKISH RHEUMATIC CURE.i
A SURE AND P08IT1VE CURE FOR
,5IU,hieunu.tJm 5?n"4 br eiporare to (la recent, acnte or iDflimmstorycaKs-nomit-
SdSS o?m SiE'J!,,,??eS,IJ. or ex2'me l tow bid) or ret nidthe mone SEiTore Vila
CTd wi? with JXEfiV "CTfc,e,J SK I ," " for or cawot rteotaaSsS
SSS?.i?t2 llSlt i,?c,1,.Ix..1r',en 'tero tja thit this tresunrat will not help or core. .'
caSIe.ad.n.n',,5111''00' eS 1?U - Rl"ireUeI fm tha flnt. and cnecKs tha
DDritedt,fMVK3.to''S,chJ,etsda' i&ePa-na swelBn la the Joints. moTement
3?i..?J T ,4!.o!aw-,tad0SS .SB"tl! "f becociesearjrlnfotn-crflTdan.aBdacoaipIeta
cits, etc Jfow, a successful tresnnentnnst.bo cureln about a week MiralnsiWrtta;
wnatthls treatment doesa enre rnnt h Tnrt ...-.i- ...T-trSi. !T . "Ir1."''
TedTrlnuieraMoharabeea vaunted for MWSSSSfSSSd
until toe lUjcoTery of The Gkzat Tintron your case and send foTterns. 6e?5nSs rn?
KjracArioCCBi which Is undoubtedly oao of cf.-ouIan.wWcawmllTo Srto2EL2L
i4cM,iaicsbui9iu,criciaiaosaQBlsoi Jsrs. fl
medicine. The cnrelssosure and sue- Consultation freeTroi,ll- m. t I
letter. 'Call on or address, fl
cess ao certain tbat I gusraatco a euro
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""fR Paints. Me anrifilpQc
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LUMBER Oak, Ash, Poplar, Hickory, Cypress
Yard 1909 Baltimore Avenue
pfemRrJ J. H. TSCHUDY I
HARDWOOD LUMBER COMPANY.
Yards, 2316 Broadway.
& OONOVER HARDWARE 00.
Hardware, Cutlery, Iron, Steel, Wagon Wood
Work, Nails, Guns and Ammunition, Scales, etc.
Southeast Corner Fifth and Wyandotte Sts., Kansas City, Mo.
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GOHSULT THE PIONEER SPECIALIST
ta?hTwesettllAwa?pInIonf ihe leading and most successfnl physlciaa
ui iae iv est. Ao promises mzde that csaaot be fulfilled.
of DNefe?oY&S BM. B'fc"X, LOST ,W ANHOOp.Pala In Baefc Lactc
KniHTTf.frnWT.,. --" "uauie jictcorj" auu an otuer symptoms re
suiting from errors or excesses perfectly cared. Blank free.
SYPHILIS SM SSSSse!. 1"-
r smeary. Blank Iree. ' ' " " "" """"" dr"
VARICOCELE EmUMiSrJ6'11! Scrotnm. canslw Spermatorrhea. Lost VltaUtr.
BMsllUWUkbE. Emissions, &c, cured without aa operation. Full particulars Free.
URINARY DISEASES qnlcklycnred. PILES andFIstnlacuredornopay. Boottree.
1t5&&'S PW- medicines seat ,.
I I WUITTIEO 0 WEST NIWTH ST.,
I Ja If III I I 8LOb KAMSAS CITY. SWn.
J - - -j ....-wi.
A La Carte Dlnlnc Car.
tt&TTit IH. THE BURLINGTON
ROUTE. No better run. Rood cooks, fine
?yiSe' ?,nd,,th..e f1 BUPPlles the market
affords. Broiled sarins chicken a specialty.
CANT CARRY FREIGHT.
Secretary Herbert Tlefiwe. a Request
for a Man-of-IVor to Carrj-
(Jraln to Inilln.
Washington. Feb. H.-Secretary Herbert
has been obliged to refuse the request of a
number of California's leading- citizens for
the assignment of a naval vessel for the
transportation ot a cargo of wheat and
S?m J. thf fam,ne stricken natives of In
dia. The secretary finds that naval vessels
thP n?,,52?ntype "7 tota"y unrltted for
JJ? JP E083 Pl cajryJnsr cargoes, and that
In tho case of such a lone voyaSe-ui that
from California to India, th eyS5inof car
coal enoueh to tn-v m,. srH ilrifA
replenishing at Toao lMirolate '.J
much less undertake to carry carzocs Th
navy department was obliged to decline a
similar request In the case or the RussUn
C?,mIirerfn'.' iJnd merchant steamer
was chartered, it Is said, at probably leia
.- . u . ,..,., mil. ul u- man-ci-'
The Shortest Line Weafc,
T,0i!!nver Cb43renne- Cgden, Salt Lake
San FrancLco. Portland, there lTonlydna
Sih!5te?rUtof- !ne PId Ke'lahl-. Union r
?n? n1 traI,n daUy from Kansas City,
Sr.2 2: .m and .7:3U p- . fuiiy equipped
with Pullman palace sleepers, Pullman din.
lng ears (cafo plan), free chair cars Trains
ed by steam: solidly vestlbuled. No other
SftnS&y',," BOOd- Why not tSto SS
oest. it costs no more.
Telenhonn tiro (-.. nm. iam .,
street; corner TcntfiT J. B. rKkW&S
'General Agsot.. ,