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THE KANSAS CITY JOURlSrAL.SATUIlDATFEBRXrATlY-TSrrsgT.
OLD TIME MINSTREL DEAD.
CILIIILES CHRISTY", OIUGIXAL "OLD
BLAC1C JOE," PASSES AWAY.
He Was Once In flic Support of Forest
anil 3IacrrnJ', liut Tnrncd to
Minstrel- and Made and
Lout Several Fortunes.
The angel of death entered the city hos
pital at 11 o'clock yesterday morning and
Etllled the heart of a minstrel whose voice
thrilled the audiences o hair a century
ago with the rich, full melodies of tho
plantation. Charles Christie, whose name
recalls the earliest recollections or hurnt
cork, artists, closed his eyes in the last
Ions sleep. The end came quietly and ho
looked in death as ho had looked in life,
except that his face was a little more
CHARLES CHRISTY.
pallid and his features were more sharply
defined. Death was due to dropsy and
asthma.
There Is not an actor of the "old school"
who does not cherish a fond recollection
of Charley Christie "Uncle Charlie." they
called him. He was one of the original
Chrlstio brothers that made fame." theirs
and, years ago, covered 'endless miles of
till boards with glowing letters, heralding
the coming of Christie' minstrels. "When
Sol Smith Russell was unknown to fame,
le sans in the cabins of Mississippi river'
steamboats with Charley Christie. "Uncle
Charley" was a. familiar figure on the
streets of Kansas City for many years.
He had tho entree to all the theaters and
he used to cut cards for the traveling
actors and actresses. It was "Uncle Char
ley" who made the song, "Old Black Joe"
famous.
"Uncle Charley's" stage career as per
former, actor and manager, was a long
and varied one. He was born in New Tork
city In 1S28, In a little frame house which
stood opposite the old Essex street mar
ket, near Broome and Grand streets. His
father was an Essex market butcher. R.
2L Hooley, the late theatrical manager,
and "Uncle Charley" were boys together in
New York, and were frequenters of the
original Bowery theater. He and young
Hooley were enthusiastic admirers of all
things theatrical and many wcro the ama
teur plays which the boys gave In Inpro
vised theaters. On one occasion they built
a stage la the basement of the Hooley
home and cave a farce called "Robinson
Crusoe." "Uncle Charley" took the part
of the man Friday, while ypung Hooley
played the part of Crusoe. "Uncle Cbar-
jey ' DiacKea nis zaco wun snoe poiisn ana
Hooley used a piece of sheepskin, which
he borrowed from the shop of tho elder
Christy, as whiskers.
Mr. Christy bgan his professional career
at the age of 17. joining "Welch &, Man's
"A London Caravan," which showed in
tents and traveled from town to town in
covered wagons. His first appearance In a
theater' was In Buffalo. In 1848 he joined
the famous Christy minstrels, of which his
uncle. Edwin P. Christy, the original
"Christy minstrel." was proprietor. It was
Edwin Christy who gave the first "black
face" performance In England. "Uncle
Charley" stayed with the company only
while It was playing In New York, appear
ing as a ballad singer. He left the compa.
ny for an engagement with Edwin Forrest,
Slaying In tho old Astor place theater in
Tew York and tho Frederick Street thea
ter In Boston. Just beforo the famous As
tor place riot, he joined the company of the
great Macready, who had come from En
gland to conquer the New "World. Christy
was a great admirer of Daddy Rice, who
was the first Impersonator of the colored
minstrel on the stage. Ho often spoke of
tho performance given by Rico when he
made his first appearance as a, "black
Christy in His Original Creation of "Old
Black Joe."
man" in Philadelphia. In 1842, as "Dandy
Jim" and "Old Jim Crow."
While on a tour of the South he met Fay
Tcmpleton, who was then only S years old,
and was taking a child's part in the com
pany of her grandfather, the famous John
Templeton, who was then in the height of
his glcry. The early COs found him play
ing in tho company of the famous "Coal
OH Johnny Steele." who was then at his
zenith on an income of $2,000 u day. "Un
cle Charley" was a member of Steele's
company, "A Diamond Minstrel," and nev
er tired, during the latter years of his life,
of reciting over and over again the time
when Steelo would buy gold rings for tho
Iwotblacks and diamonds and an endless
amount of flno clothes for the members of
his company.
He told of the time when Steele entered
a barroom In Philadelphia, and, after tear
ing a solid gold chain to bits and smash
ing a. SM watch through a iSOU mirror, he
et up tho drinks" to tho astonished
crowd, paid all the damages and coolly
left the saloon.
Mr. Christy was later a member of Matt
Peter's minstrel company, which also in
cluded Nat Leonard. Tom Fielding and
Johnny Smith, tho original "Bob Pende
erast." "Uncle Charley" was the originator of
"Old Black Joe," which was always his
fcpccialty. Ir keeping with the profession,
l.is fortunes were extremely varied. He
was married four times, and several times
during his career he had amassed consid
erable means.
In 1S72 he went to Texas, whercuntil a
short tlmo beforo he came to Kansas City,
ho managed vaudeville theaters. ; During
the twenty years he was in the Lotio Star
state, he opened twenty-six theaters. He
landed In Kansas City as advance Nugent
of Pain's ncvclty company. In 1S92. which
had an engagement at the old Ninth Street
theater. He was taken seriously HI while
"hero and was compelled to retlro from the
company. SInco then he has lived in the
city.
He often mado trips to the surrounding
cities "with a small company of minstrels,
appearing In his character of "Old Black
Joe" Before leaving Texas he had lost
all his money. Durins the five weeks pre
ceding his illness he was cashier at the
Dizzy eafo.
The funeral services will take place Mon
day afternoon from Stewart's undertaking
rooms. Seymour Rico and Charles Purvis
nro taking up a collection among tho the
atrical people in the city to pay tho fu
neral expenses.
f r.vt I'MMOV
MjRiiiwWiiy 1 i The Wonderful Shoe Stock. I
I BEST READY FOR YOU TO-DAY!
K I vA
At last you have ir. No fault of ours that we weren't ready for you sooner. The
task was mammoth marking 4.800 pairs of shoes and could not be 'accomplished in
any shorter space of time. But now everything waits your pleasure and it will be the
most tremendous sale tliat mortal eye has ever witnessed. You know the stock we
bought that of the
936
and you know we paid but 25 cents on the dollar of actual worth. That means at the
Bee Hive that you get the benefit; that the handsomest and best of goods, made by the
1 eading makers of the country will be placed at your disposal for
Absolutely Less Than the Stock Cost That Is, to Them.
to
your
Lot 1667 pairs of A. E. Nettle
ton's French patent calf Shoes,
in lace and congress, all the new
toes coin, bulldog, needle and
narrow square width A, B, C
JV, XI, I
2.48
and D, sizes 5 toll;.
worth 55.&U ana i.uu:
take your choice 1
for
Lot 2 4G9 pairs of A. E. Nettle
ton's French enamel, hand sewed
lace Shoes, in the new coin toe.
widths A, u, u ana
D, sizes 5 to 11;
.,i. ? fin
?..': W4.1
Lot 3573 pairs of A. E. Nettle
ton's Russian calf, tan Shoes,
lace. In needle, coin and narrow
square toes, widths A
to E, sizes LV to 11;
worth &50 and $6.00;
for
Men's Collars.
? fwvi rtn-rnn mnn's best crade all
sen men's bes
lint'Jl UUUdlC,
5c Each.
It's a sale that will
During
LINCOLN A SECOND MOSES.
SO SAYS JUDGE M'DOUGAL, ADDRESS
ING GRAND ARMY I0STS.
Anniversary of the 3Iartyr President's
Birth Fhtlnsly Observed In Kan
sas City Professor Green
Trood Talks ot Lincoln.
Tho eighty-eighth anniversary of the
birth of Abraham Lincoln was celebrated
last night by the Grand Army posts at
Strope'a hall. Ninth and Wyandotte
streets. At tho Temple, corner of Elev
enth and Oak streets. Rabbi Schulman de
livered an address on thevllfe and charac
ter of Lincoln.
Strope's hall was filled to overflowing
with members of the McPherson, George
H. Thomas and Farragut posts. Slany
members of the ex-Confederates associa
tion, and colored people were also pres
ent. J. W. Jenkins presided. He was In
troduced by .Major Ross Guffln, who called
the assemblage to order. Judge Jenkins
used a gavel mado from a tree which
sheltered the cabin In which Abraham Lin
coln was born in Hardin, county, Ky.
During tho celebration the following reso
lution of sympathy for General Shelby was
adopted by a rising vote:
"The Grand Army posts of Kansas City
and a largo assembly of their friends, In
open meeting assembled, on this, the an
niversay of the birth of Abraham Lincoln,
desire to express our sympathy for the
gallant, courageous and generous General
Jo O. Shelby and those who are now and
have for many days past been, gathered
In tearful anxiety about the bedside of
that grand old hero, and we hope his life
may be spared for many years to bless his
home and country."
After a song by Captain "W. F. Henry,
Superintendent J. M. Greenwood recounted
a number of very Interesting reminiscences
of Lincoln. Professor Greenwood's father
was an Intimate personal friend of Lin
coln and Professor Greenwood himself oft
en saw tho great emancipator In Spring
Held, 111. Professor Greenwood told many
interesting and quaint stcrles of Lincoln
as he appeared between the years 1S47 and
1S52.
Professor W. II. Lelb sang a, song, after
which Judge H. C. SIcDougal, city coun
selor, delivered an address on the subject:
"Egyptian and American Slavery, a Com
parison; Moses and Lincoln, a Parallel."
Judge McDougal gave an extended history
of both Egyptian and American slavery,
declaring that the latter was a hundred
fold more galling than the bondage of the
children of Israel.
In his opening remarks Judge McDougal
said that the prayers of the Union soldiers
went up for the recovery of General Jo O.
Shelby. In comparing Moses and Lincoln
Judge McDougal said, among other things:
"Some of those who should have been
ir.cst loyal, earnest and zealous in their
surport of Moses, often murmured, com
plained and even revolted against tho
great lawgiver. So with Lincoln. 'In tnat
fierce light which beats upon a throne,'
the central figure of the war stood amid
a shower of envious shafts, heard tho cruel
criticism and the curses of enemies North
and South, at home and abroad, yet
through all remained he, like a god of old,
calm, unmoved and immovable.
"Our war was u mighty cataract poured
out of heaven In answer to the human
cry for justice and freedom. Its waters
ciimsoned with a nation's blood of atone
ment; the colossal shadow of Lincoln was
cast athwart its every part. The only
American who upon the Instant compre
hended every proposition relating to war
and freedom, he was long reviled for his
silence and Inaction; yet when, at the right
moment, through his immortal emancipa
tion, he did speak, the world heard, and
no words spoken in all history have prov
en so potential for good, or have so calmed
the waters' of discontent, since upon ths
troubled sea of Galilee the Master stood
forth and said: 'Peace, be still.'
"Like Moses, Lincoln was permitted to
view the promised land; Le had surren
dered, the war was nearing its close; with
his prophetic eye he saw In tho near fut
ure the old flag floating free from sea to
sea; saw the Union saved and restored;
saw the shackles of every American slave
lying broken at his feet: but the splendid
army of Johnston and tho Armv of the
Southwest were still in the field. But. like
Moses. Lincoln was not permitted to set
foot in that land of perfect freedom for
which his sad soul yearned. For each' It
was only a little way off just across tho
912-914 TTHTlLH
MAIN 1ST. X jnLJjJ
SUM
M STREET,
Lot 4506 pairs of Florsheim's
men's fine calf Shoes, in needle
ana com toes, nana
sewed, widths AA to
E. worth S7.00. sizes 5
11, for W&.1
Lot 5 4SG pairs of Strong &
Carroll's men's fine Shoes, in
French patent calf, enamels, cor
dovan calf and kangaroo, sizes
a to .K. s17.es 5, bi,
6; every pair of them
worth $3.00; pick them
out for
broken some in tins
lot, widths A to D,
Kizps S to 10 tnkft
choice for WfiiB
Lot C 106 pairs of Johnson
Murnhv's high grade Shoes.
&
In
patent calf enamel and French
u ana u, sizes o 10' Ok j
10: worth $3 and $5; I
tako your choice ftl
for yiB
calf, widths A to
D, sizes 5 to 10,
worth $7.00,
for
Lot 7067 pairs of men's Shoes,
in button, lace and congress; in
this lot you will find patent leath
ers, kangaroos, enamels and
French calf, widths B, C, D and
neeuie ana
wiuins rs, j ana u,
sizes 254 to 7; worth
$2.50; take your choice.
JS, sizes are uroKen; fi 1
worth from $1 to $7; w" B
take your choice -ft!
for 51? BS
tor
Lot 13
chrome
Lot 8 4S6 pairs of men's fine
French calf Shoes, hand sewed,
snoes, in au
in lace ana congress,
widths A to D. sizes
5 to 10; worth $3.00
and 46.00, for
$1,47
li, U and a,
to 5; every
them worth
for
Lot D 50? pairs of men's patent
leather, enamel and French calf,
in laco and congress, the biggest
snaps you ever saw, ,
widths A to E, sizes w 1
5 to 10: worth $5.00 .fill
and $6.00, for xfli
ana jj, sizes z 10 0;
worth $2.75 and $3.00;
tako your choice
for
Men's Cuffs.
2,000 dozen men's best grade all
linen cuffs, worth 25c and 35c,
Sale Price ioc pair.
Men's
S00 dozen
make other dealers grow weary,
continuance of this sale the store will remain open until 10 o'clock on Saturday evenings
river the Jordan for Moses, the Potomac
for Lincoln yet the hand of God touched
the one, the hand of a madman the other,
and the two great emancipators stood face
to face In tho presence of the God of Abra
ham. "Moses was born of obscure parentage
and In poverty; so was Lincoln. Yet in his
own country and among his own people,
each attained the highest station. AVhen
Moses died, "his eye was not dim, nor his
natural force abated," and the same was
true of Lincoln. From the standpoint of
the human, each seems to have been called
when most needed when on the very thres
hold of new, useful and even more glorious
coreers. Yet who knows?
"Another strikingly suggestive Darallcl.
truo alike in the land of Canaan and in
America, in Holy writ finds expression in
these words: 'And there arose not a
prophet- since in Israel like unto Moses.
"The death of Moses was pathetic; that
of Lincoln tragic; and yet there was an
indescribable pathos In the death of Lin
coln that is closely associated with that of
the death of his great prototype: In sight
of the promised land, yet not permitted to
enter.
"How different their burials! With his
own hands and all alone. God Himself bur-
leu mioses -in a vauey in tne land ot Moab,
over against Beth-neor: but no man know-
eth of his sepulchre unto this day.' Not so
with Lincoln. A grateful nation of free
men, all in tears, tenderly bore his body
from the capital to his old home on the
bioad prairies ot Illinois, and with loving
hands there laid away the tall form of that
plain and unassuming patriot, who, In suv
lng the 1'nlon. brought freedom to Amer
ica's bondmen."
Professor . . T. Vernon, colored, presi
dent of Western university, at Quindaro,
Kas delivered a brief, but eloquent ad
dress, which was roundly cheered. As a
representative of t'a colored race, he paid
a glowing anl grateful tribute to the mem
ory of the martyred president. Ho was
warmly congratulated on tho address at
Its close.
LINCOLN'S MORAL WORTH.
It Wn TIiIn. Snys Rabbi Schulman,
"Which Made Lincoln the Great
Inn Tlint He Wns.
"Abraham Lincoln" Tvas the subject of
Rabbi Samuel Schulmann's sermon at the
Temple last night. "We feel that we are
not disloyal to our religion," said the rabbi,
"no, we feel that we are only obeying its
dictates when we take advantage of the
coincidence of our Sunday evening service
falling on the date of the anniversary of
Abraham Lincoln's birth to honor thb
greatest American. He is In himself a doc
trine, a sermon, an inspiration. We see in
his life the possibilities; what life may be
made.
"Without the advantages of birth, with
out education to start with, without
wealth, without personal attractiveness.
without success financially, without having
ouiameo any proiounu or inorougn going
knowledge In any department of science.
what was it in this man that enabled him
to rise as high as he did: enabled him to
win friends from all s-ides, to command ad
miration from enemies as well as friends?
What Was it? It was. fn,one word, char
acter. There Is no doubt In my mind but
that it was his moral worth that won fnr
him Ids success. Abraham Lincoln may or
may not nave Dcen an intellectual genius,
but that he was a moral cenlus there Is nn
question at all. That explains his suc
cess.
"Mr. Lincoln had a cood deal of rnlliHnn
in my opinion. He did justice and he loved
mercy. 111s heart went out to pain and
suffering. He walked In humility with
God. He had that deep religion of the
heart and of the conscience. As, to any
other kind of religion, it must be said that
Lincoln had not. Mr. Lincoln could in nn
sense be called a technical Christian. He
rarely. If ever, identified himself with
church affairs, and seldom went to church.
"mt. Ldncom was a politician. There is
a tendency to-day to denounce politicians.
I think that is wrong. Character Is char
acter, whether in the business man or In
the heart of the young man, who dreaming
of his nation's heroes, seeks to emulate
them. The grandest American spent his
whole life as a politician. If we want good
government we must be politicians."
tsiuituuy vi ureaioing anu au tne aiarmine
.naiuiuimc oympiomi cansureiy De relieved ana
thnalscaso cured with Jaime's Expectorant.
For constipation take Jayne's Sanative Pills.
Greenwood CInli Meeting;.
"Thomas" Hardy" was the subject of a
paper by Miss Anna Elledge at tho meet
ing of the-Greenwood Club last night.
AND
Departments
Separate Skirts.
A line of samples bought from
three of the largest makers of
separate skirts on the universe.
Hundreds of them and no two
alike. The richest, choicest, most
desirable patterns; the handsom
est, most durable worthy materi
als, and positively and absolute
ly the lowest prices that ever
met the bargain seeker's gaze.
You'll regret your absence if you
fail to come when you see the
skirts in tho possession of oth
ers. Look at the prices and think
of the best thing that you ever
saw for twice or three times, and
sometimes four times as much,
and then come hero and you'li
find them just In that proportion
to your heart's content.
,98c, $1.25, $1.48,
$1.75 and $2.
Lot 10473 pairs of boys' hand
sewed Shoes. In button, lace and
congress, all the new toes. In
French calf, patent leather, en
amel, kangaroo and cordovan;
some beauties in this lot, widths
Lot 11560 pairs of men's patent
leather Shoes, In button, lace and
congress; every pair of them
hand sewed, in needle, coin and
narrow square toes,' widths B,
Hosiery Sale.
Ladies' Hose department. La
dies' black Lisle Hose, spliced
heel and toe,
25C
Ladies' fancy Boot Top, all tho
newest spring novelties,
25C
Ladles' Maco Foot, silk finish,
high spliced heel and toe, all spe
cial for Saturday, only,
25C
Children's extra heavy Bicycle
Hose, fast black, double heel and
toe, sizes 6 to 9Vc, at
I2j4c pair.
Lot 12372 pairs of ladies' line
dongola, button and lace Shoes,
hand turned and hand welts, in
narrow square toes.
square toes,
?S2i47
2G0 pairs of ladies' fine
kid, button and lace
mo new toes, widths
113
7
sizes 21,
pair of
$3.00:
J?IB
Lot 14276 pairs of ladies' fine
dongola, button and lace Shoes,
all the new toes, widths B, C
Men's Handkerchiefs.
4,000 dozen men's large, fast col
or turkey red and navy blue
handkerchiefs,
5c Each.
Suspenders.
men's fine suspenders.
ioc Pair. I
but it is only another proof among the
POOR GIRLS WERE DUPED.
ANSWERED AN ADVERTISEMENT
THAT PROMISED BIG RETURNS.
One ot the Victims Cannes the Arrest
or the Woman Who Is CharRcd
"With Hnvirijr Cleverly Taken
In n Number of Her Sex.
What has all tho earmarks of a scheme
to swindle working glris out of various
sums of money camo to light yesterday
when Barbara Norris, a young girl, of 522
Campbell street, swore out a warrant In
Justice Krueger's court, charging Mrs. M.
J. Williams, of 16.. East Twelfth street,
with obtaining money under false pretenses.
Miss Norris said that she was only one of
about'twenty-five girls who had been swin
dled out of sums ranging from $4 to $23.
A few weeks ago Miss Norris read an ad
vertisement in a paper to the effect that
"ladies can secure permanent and remun
erative work by calling on Mrs. M. J. Will
iams, 1G4 East Twelfth street." She went
to that number and was told that if she
would pay $1 for a certain number of Ics
sons in fancy embroidery work she could
make big wages by selling her work, after
finishing one piece, to Mrs. Williams, the
instructor. She paid the money and en
tered upon the course of lessons. She says
she was given just half as many lessons
as was agreed upon, and instead of being
furnished the material free, as Mrs. Will
iams had promised her, she had to pay for
all material she used. Mrs. Williams had
a class of nearly thirty girls, who had paid
$1 and $5 each, according to the number of
lessons they were to receive. Besides the
fee for the lessons Mrs. Williams required
from each of the girls, according to Miss
Norris, sums ranging from 50 cents to Jl
for material to work upon. When the girls
had each finished' one piece of work, In
stead of buying It and "thus give the les
sons practically free," as she had promised.
Miss Norris says she told them to wait a
few days until she had secured the cus
tomers .for them. During the past week
Miss" Norris says the" girls received no les
sons from Mrs. Williams, who claimed that
she would resume her class as soon as she
could secure customers for their work.
About tho middle' of last week Miss Nor
ris told Mrs. Williams that she would have
to secure employment, as she wanted to
help her father, who is a mechanic, sup
port tho family. Mrs. Williams told her
that, she would tako her into Diirtnershlii
with her and give her halt tho Income re
ceived from giving lessons and selling the
cmbioldery made by the girls. She was to
par half the rent and elve 125 for her hair
of the "concern," which included as stock
in trade "the exclusive right to give les
sons in fancy embroidery work in Kansas
City. Mo and Kansas City. ICas." MUs
Noirls had no money, but, under the prom
ises of securing half of the Income from
teaching the lessons, she pawned her gold
watch, which had been given her by her
father several years ago, for $20. She
paid Mrs. Williams the money, and was
told .that sho could pay the balance when
she was able. She also borrowed money to
nav hnr hnlf nf Thn rpnt. nt lfilt Knj?r
Twelfth street. She started to give lessons
10 me omer gins, but jure, wunams wouici
not assist her, she said.
A few days ago she learned that Mrs.
Williams had mado propositions to sell out
a half Interest to several of tho other girls,
and each was to raise the money to "buy
a half Interest with Mrs. AVilliams." A
few days ago, unknown to her, Mrs. Will
iams sold out the whole business to a Mr?.
Copeland. Mrs. Williams was preparing to
leave the city yesterday, when Miss Norrl$.
who had suddenly learned that she had
been sold out without receiving anything
for the money which she had deposited wltvi
Jut's. Williams, swore oui me warrant. 10..
her arrest. The caso was set for trial next
Tuesday afternoon. I
THE LAWJS SEVERE. V
An Unfortunate NeRro "Who Stents lrt
Cents' Worth of ConI Sent to i
Jail for' Thirty Days. lj
The majesty of the law was upheld. iK
Justice Krueger's court yesterday, and ja
Tlani.W T j-nrto ..,.. J. ..1 TTn v..nn .... 1
--..rf :, llda Ul 111",. " 0 (til ,111-
offenslve-looklng. shabbily dressed net.ro.
and when ho stood up before the justicj he
ji.nucu mo weignt or nis Doay unelisllv
from one foot to the other. A long! and
E ARE
just groaning under the weight of
way measures at this house when it comes to making the bargain fur fly. Every
department must do its duty, and so, from the many good things of life that are
here at your disposal, the following are selected:
Notions Dept. Specials.
U fine pearl buttons, IS. 20, 22
and 21 line at
5c Dozen.
Extra good rubber Dress
Combs,
5c Each.
Corea Knitting Silk,
5c Spool.
Best Twin Stays,
4c Set.
Feather Stitch Braid, all colors,
5c and 7c Piece.
Sewing silk, 100 yard spools,
2C Spool.
Hooks and Eyes, black or
white,
ic Card.
Shirt Waists.
422 ladles' fine Shirt "Waists,
worth $1, $1.25, $1.50.
Your Choice, 50c.
Gents' Furnishing
Goods.
453 men's light and dark mad
ras, cheviot and percale negligee
overshlrts, worth 50c and 75c,
your choice,
25C
Ribbons.
100 pieces No. 40 wide moire an
tique ribbon, worth 40c, on sale.
15c Yard.
All new shades.
many of how well IT ALWAYS PAYS TO TRADE AT
-" 7
carefully worded complaint, charging him
with stealing 10 cents worth of coal from
the Bolen Coal Company, was read to him.
When the clerk rippled off "willfully,
knowingly and deliberately did steal, take
and carry away," Henry's eyes rolled in
his head, and ho looked as uncomfortable
as a man going to his own funeral. There
was a big array of witnesses. A great
deal of testimony was taken $13 is what it
cost the state and. finally. Henry told his
stcry. He gave a rambling account of
hlmpelf. and looked relieved when tho jus
tlco said. "Thirty days in jail." Henry de
nies that he took the coal. The court 'at
taches wonder how many years the Justice
would have given Lewis had he stolen 25
cents' worth of coal.
THE POLICE WERE VERY WISE.
PInced No Credence in the Alleged
Holdup of. Curt In "Waller in the
Henrt of the City.
It transpired yesterday that Curtis Wal
ler, the young man who was reported to
the police Thursday night that he had been
held up and robbed of $6 near Eighth and
Oak streets, was not robbed at all. Waller,
whose true name is Peacock, went to no-
Iico headquarters yesterday after seeing
the account of the alleged holdun in the
morning papers, and denied having tele
phoned In the report that he had been held
up. Ho told Inspector Flahive that Thurs
day evening Ed Dougherty, a friend, re
ceived $6 from his father to pay rent. Tho
money was to be paid to Peacock's mother,
Mrs. Waller, who Is married a second time,
but Instead of doing this, Do'gherty took
Peacock out for a good time, spent the
money, and then telephoned the police the
holdup story to make it appear that ho
had paid Peacock tho money and then the
footpads got It. Tho police did not be
lieve the story at first.
A LANDLORD'S HASTY ACT.
In His Hnrry to Dislodge nn Unfor
tunate Tennnt He Urines Up
in the Police Conrt.
Philip Itoan, a laborer living in the base
ment at 418 East Sixth street with his
wife nnd three children, is out of work.
Becauso he owes one week's rent his land
lord, W. E. Wonn. who occupies tho first
floor of the building, disconnected the
stovepipe leading Into Roan's apnartments
yesterday and he is unable to build a fire
for cooking or heating purposes. Wonn,
who Is a machinist at the Missouri Pacific
round house shops, says he wants posses
sion of the basement of the house. He was
arrested yesterday afternoon on a police
wfiiittiu, tu.irBing uisorueny conauct ana
will have a hearing to-day In police court.
Hcnrinc; Put Over n Week.
Tho hearing of "Jack" Ritchie, Curtis
In Justice Joyces court with cutting Ira
Noble, a hackdrivcr, at Thirteenth and
Main streets, two weeks ago. was contln-
i-i " ,-""- ttccit. i,uuiu is not yet
able to leave the city hospital.
Soxm Oilrts and Endw.
.Vr -ri- . i iri jt;ait:iuii.v uy oer-
gcant Mofford and Officer McHalo for
lli.i.ln( linn.3 1.111.. .
t.w.t, imuu ums oh xne street.
lt T ,Tnrrf itf llnvlnn. u im..i n.
police that thieves entered his shop across
... c j nui puy nignt ana stole a
quantity of blacksmith's tools.
A nnnl CtnA In thA l..... . -W t rr .
a barber, living at .112 East Sixteenth
, , ' ' . ",n;lu:u xnursnay Dy me ex
plosion of coal gas. which accumulated
when Mr. Hanks turned off the draft.
Mrs. Alice Younger, of North Platte.
Neb., has written Inspector Flahive to aid
In locating her husband, W. J. Younger
comber 29. 1KW. taking their 7-year-old
a machinbt. " '" M yam om and
A numhor nf nlnmlMAnM
SSliSnrSH fr nil'n? their saloons
r" "-v"jo nwB reieaseu in police
court ypsterday upon taking out license.
reports the theft of clothing ind a Mlver
Wiitfn rT"n hlo hnnr.
Mr. H. A. Gnettel Returns From New
Yorlc.
UTr. TT. A. rctlattnl nnn u ...
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extended business trip. Sir. Guettel -visited
several Eastern cities., and said ho was
fradVis lfvelieb.?Ck t0 KaSaS CUy Where
their bargain biddings. No half B
Men's Sox.
2.500 dozen men's heavy mixed
socks.
5c Pair.
Ti !JYt ilmary tninV fnof Winl-
nnd fast tans; rejjular mado j
fcUCivM,
5c Pair.
Buttermilk Soap.
SOO boxes best Buttermilk Soap,
buttermilk and Jersey cream,
2c Cake.
Gloves.
200 dozen ladies cotton cloves.
IU UUBt
5c Pair.
Side Combs.
1,000 pairs line large new side
UUII1U3,
5c Pair.
Perfume.
500 lbs. best triple extract, sold
at 25c and 35c oz.: for to-day, 10c
i ixuii cuarge ior Dome, au
oaors.
Mail Order Dept.
Equipped for prompt and satis
factory service. Orders must be
accompanied by the cash and
plain, explicit directions as to
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LEGAL notices.
IN THE CIRCUIT coTfRT np TArrr.
soncounty, Missouri, at Kansas City. No.
2Sn Horace S. Smith, plaintiff, vs. Jo
seph H. Bauerlcln. George J. ilunroo and
Charles J. earing, trustee, defendants. Now,
at this list day of January.A.D.lsa7,come3
plaintiff by his attorney, and It appearing
to the satisfaction of tho court that the
defendants. Joseph H. Bauerleln and
pepwre J- Munroe. cannot be summoned In'
this action. It is ordered by the court that
publication be made, notifying them that
nn action has been commenced by Horace
a. Smith as plaintiff against tfrem with
another as defendants, by petition in the
circuit court of Jackson county. Missouri,
a Kansas City; that the object and gen
eral nature of said action Is to cancel, an
nul and have declared satisfied and re
leased of record that certain deed of trust
made by Henry L,. Tyler as party of the
first part to Charles H. Nearlnjr. trustee,
as party of the second part, and Joseph H.
Bauerleln as party of the third part, which
Is dated the 20th day of February. ISsS,
and was recorded on the "ird dav of Feb
ruary. ISSS. in book B-21. at page 44S, of
the records In the recorder's offlco of
sJld Jackson county, at Kansas City, by
which said deed of trust said Henry L,.
Tyler 'conveyed to said Charles H. Nearlns
the. following; described real estate In
Jackson county. Missouri, to-wit: Lot four
H). in Knickerbocker Heights, an addition
.to the City of Kansas (now Kansas Cityj,
as the same appears on the recorded plat
of said addition In the recorder's offlce of
said county, at Kansas City, in trust to se
cure the payment to said defendant. Jo
seph H. Bauerleln. or his order, a prom
issory note or Interest coupon bond In the
sum of two thousand dollars, which note
or bond was by said Bauerleln assigned
by endorsement to defendant, George J.
Munroe, and which deed of trust 13 a
clcud upon the title to said lot. though the
debt secured thereby was long- since paid;
that unless they, the said defendants. Jo
seph II. Bauerleln and George J. Munroe.
be and appear at tho next term ot this
court, to be holdcn at tho court houso In
Kansas City, In the county of Jackson, on
the 12th day ot April. 1SD7, and on or beforo
tho third day thereof answer or plead to
plaintiffs petition, the said petition will b
taken as confessed and Judgment will bo
rendered against them in accordance with
the prayer of .the petition tiled in said ac
tion. It is further ordered that a copy
hereof be published In the Kansas City
Journal, a newspaper published in tho
county of Jackson, for four -weeks succes
sively, the last insertion to be at least fif
teen days before the commencement of tho
next terra of court. A true copy. Attest:
H. M. STONESTREET, Circuit Clerk.
By TV. A. CURRY. Deputy Clerfc
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT ot Jackson
county. Missouri, at Kansas City, April
term. 1S97. Dorenda Kennedy vs. Gcorgo
Kennedy. No. 2S.972. Now at this day.
plaintiff having filed her petition herein,
wherein she states that the above named
defendant is a non-resident of the" state of
Missouri, and cannot be served with pro
cess In this caso In tha manner prescribed
by law. and has also filed her affidavit
herein, wherein she states that the said
defendant Is a non-resident of the state ot
Missouri and cannot be served with pro
cess. It Is therefore ordered by this court
that notice be and Is hereby given tho
said defendant of tho filing of said peti
tion, wherein tho plaintiff, Dorenda Ken
nedy, prays for a divorce frcm said de
fendant, George Kennedy; said petitions
stating that defendant has abandoned this
plaintiff and has refused to support her
for more than one year, and that prior to
the time defendant abandoned this plain
tiff ho brutally assaulted and beat plain
tiff at various times. You. the said, de
fendant, are, therefore, required to appear
at the April term of this court to be held
in Kansas City, county of Jackson, state
of Missouri, on the 12th day of April. 1S37.
to answer to the petition of plaintiff, on
or before the third day of said term ot
court, or the petition of the plaintiff will
be taken as confessed and a decree of di
vorce granted as prayed for by said plain
tiff. It is further ordered by tho court
that a copy of this order be published In
the Kansas City Journal, a newspaper
published in Jackson county, Missouri; the
same shall be published four weeks suc
cessively, at least once a week, the last
Insertion to be at least fifteen days beforo
the commencement of said April term ot
this court, at which said defendant is re
quired to appear as aforesaid.
A true copy. Attest:
H. M. STONESTREET. Clerk.
By S. H. RAGLAND. D. C.
ORDER OF PUBLICATION-In tho cir
cuit court of Jackson county, Missouri, at
Independence. Minnie Williams, plaintiff,
vs. Thomas A. "Williams, defendant. (316.
Now, on this 14th day ot January. A. D.
1SD7, In vacation, comes the plaintiff by at
torney and files with the undersigned clerk
of the circuit court' ot Jackson county,
Missouri, at Independence, petition, duly
verified by affidavit, and affidavit stating
therein among other things that said de
fendant Is a non-resident of the state ot
Missouri and cannot be summoned by tho
ordinary process of law. Thereupon tha
following order is made by said clerk, to
wlt: To Thomas A. Williams, said non-resident
defendant, you are hereby notified,
that the plaintiff has this' day commenced
suit against you by petition in said court,
the object and general nature ot which
is to obtain a divorce from the bonds ot
matrimony on the grounds that you have
been guilty of such conduct as constitutes
you a vagrant within the meaning of the
laws respecting vagrancy, and have been
guilty of such cruel and barbarous treat
ment toward plaintiff as to endanger her
life, and unless you be and appear at the
next regular term of said court, to be begun
and held at the county court houso in tho
city of Independence. Jackson county, Mis
souri, on the second Monday In March
next, the same being the 8th day of said
month, and on or before the third day
thereof answer unto said petition, it will
be taken as by you confessed and a decree
granted as prayed. It is further ordered
that publication hereof be made according
to law In the Kansas City Journala week
ly newspaper published regularly In said
county and designated by plaintiffs attor
ney, with the approval of said clerk, aa
most likely to notify said defendant.
A true copy. Attest:
H. M. STONESTREET. Clerk.
By H. G. HENLEY, Deputy.
Harkless. O'Grady & Crysler, Attorneys
for Plaintiff.
ORDER OF PUBLICATION-In tha cir
cuit court of Jackson county, Missouri, at
Independence. Augusta May Franzhetm,
plaintiff, vs. August Franzhelm, defendant.
6515. Now, on this 14th day of January, A.
D. 1S97, In vacation, comes the plaintiff, by
attorney, and flies with the undersigned
clerk of the circuit court of Jackson coun
ty. Missouri, at Independence, petition.
duly verified by affidavit, and affidavit
stating therein, among other things, that
said defendant is a non-resident of tha
state of Missouri, and cannot be summoned
by the ordinary process of law. Thereupon
the following order Is made by said clerk,
to-wit: To August Franzhelm. said non
resident defendant: You are hereby noti
fied that the plaintiff has this day com
menced suit against you by petition In said
court, the object and general nature of
which is to secure a divorce from the bonds
of matrimony on the grounds that you
have offered such Indignities to plaintiff as
to render her condition Intolerable, and
have been guilty of such conduct as to con
stitute you a vagrant within the meaning
of tho laws of the state respecting va
grancy, and unless you be and appear at
the next regular term of said court, to bo
begun and held at the county court house
In the city of Independence. Jackson coun
ty. Missouri, on tho second Monday In
March next, tho same being the 8th day of
said month, and on or before the third day
thereof answer unto said petition. It will
be taken as by s-ou confessed and a decreo
granted as prayed. It Is further ordered
that publication hereof be made according
to law in "The Kansas City Journal," a
weekly newspaper published regularly In
said county and designated by plaintiffs
attorney, with the approval of said clerk,
as most likely to notify said defendant.
A truo copy. Attest:
H. M. STONESTREET. Clerk.
By H. G. HENLEY. Deputy.
Harkless. O'Grady & Crysler. Attorneys
for Plaintiff.
IN circuit court of Jackson county, Mis
souri, at Kansas City. January term. 1S37.
Myrtle Barlow, plaintiff, vs. George M.
Barlow, defendant. No. 2S5.71. Dlv. III.
Now at this .day comes Myrtle Barlow,
plaintiff In the above entitled cause, and
files her affidavit, stating that the abovo
named defendant, George M. Barlow, Is not
a resident of the state ot Missouri, and
that his present place of abode Is unknown,
so that the ordinary process of law cannot
be served upon him. It is thereupon ordered
by the court. In term, that publication ba
made, notifying him that an action has
been commenced against him by petition
for a divorce, in the circuit court of Jack
son county, state of Missouri, at Kansas
City, alleging that defendant has offered
such indignities towards plaintiff as to ren
der her condition intolerable, and that un
less defendant be and appear at the next
term of said court, to be holden at the
court house in Kansas City, in Jackson
county. Missouri, on the 2nd Monday In
April. 1897. and on or before the 3rd day
thereof, judgment on said petition will ba
taken by default against him. It is fur
ther ordered that a copy hereof be pub
lished In the Kansas City Journal, a news
paper published In said county ot Jackson
for four weeks consecutively, tho last In
sertion to be at least fifteen days beforo
the commencement of the next April term
of said court, said newspaper having been
designated and approved by the court us
most likely to give notice hereof to- tho de
fendant. Attest: II. M. STONESTREET. Clerk.
By W. A. CURRY, Deputy Clerk.
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