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Try 3. TOT 0 ELEVENTH YEAR, NO. 154. KANSAS CITY, KANS AS, ONDAY, ANUARY 4, 1897. PRICE ONE CENT Y S : I": r, 6' I I; Is METROPOLITAN POLICE TO STAY. Governor Leedy Gives Some Very Practical Political Reasons Why. Governor Leedy has determined to appoint police commissioners in the six cities of the first class. This means - Wichita, Topeka, Fort Scott, Kansas City, Leavenworth and Atchison. Speaking of his resolution to appoint commissioners, Mr. Leedy says: "I have not at any time intended to abolish these commissions, although I confess the subject has given me more trouble than any subject I have been called upon to consider. I could THt.see my wn- clear to consent to abolish the commissioners. There stands the law. It, of course, gives me discretionary power as to the abol ishment of the commissioners, but there Is the legislature soon to meet. The wisdom of many is better than the judgment of one, especially if that one has had no experience with the f operation of the law in the cities it is Intended to apply to. Now, there are 165 men in the legislature. Let them decide this matter. Meanwhile I shal "Tvnofint commissioners in the six V'H. of tthe first class." Speaking of the political power the police department carries with it, Mr. Leedy said: "Yes, I consider all that, too. It is a big club in the hands of the party that will consent to use it and our experience last fall was that it was used mercilessly and unscrupulously by the republicans. shall net consent to such a use of it by our people, but it is not sale to trust it in the hands of tihe enemy. Continuing he said: "But there is a better argument in my mind for - ---n.liTiiip.nce of the commission thri nil that. It means places for nnn or ?,00 of my friends, and on that I stand." Tn a late talk the governor said: "I am going to appoint commissioners for the first class citiese, and you may announce that from now until the legislature meets I am ready to near anyone from those cities who has a suggestion to make. I will an ncunce no appointments until after the legislature assembles, as I wish to show the proper courtesy to the senators and representativese in regard to these matters." "You may put it this way," he continued, "I will appoint for police commissioners for the first class cities the very best men I can find, fitted for positions. It will be a question of fitness with me rather than politics. I do not mean to say that politics will cut no figure, because I will take all cf these into consideration.but I do propose to have good men." PYLES MAY BE A BIGAMIST. A Letter Incriminates a Former Argentine Merchant. William Burdette, a brakeman on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railv'-''- w" lives in Argentine, is in receipt cf a letter from Ida Pyles of Williamsville, Mo., in which she makes inquiry as to. the whereabouts of her father, one Richard Pyles. Richard Pyles was at one time a well t" ' -'"''Tt of Argentine. He married a sister of Burdette and lived with her until last May. At that time the brother declared that Pyles had another wife, from whom he was never legally separated. He caused his brotbrr-in-law's arrest on the charge of bigamy, but when the case was tried Pyles was dismissed. SLEIGH RIDERS HURT. Mrs. Carrie Walters of Chicago, while sleigh riding yesterday with Alfred N. Biggs of St. Louis, on Minnesota avenue, turned south on Seventh street f'i went down the steep incline at a high speed, and Mrs. Walters, who was driving, lost control of the horse and the sleigh was overturned End miolished. Ms.r Walters was. thrown violently against tha stone curbine and for several minutes remained unconscious. Mr. Biggs plowed up the snow for several feet but re-celved only slight injuries. Mr. Biggs hurriedly called a carriage and Mrs. Walters was taken home. She had an ugly gash cut in her. forehead and sprains and bruises but will soon recover. . AN OVERHEAD CROSSING. The Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis railway began work today to construct an iron bridge for an overhead crossing, a half mile south of the Wyandotte and Johnson county line. This has always been a surface crossing and, being on the main highway between Olathe and Kansas Citv, with a deep .cut on either side of "it, accidents have been numerous there. An unsuccessful effort was made to get Johnson county to share the cost of the bridge. The railway company graded the approaches, built the piers, and will complete the structure all but flooring and painting it . Johnson county has agreed . to do the latter. The bridge will cost not less than $3,000. ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY IN LUCK. The verdict in , the cases of Grace File against the lefty of Kansas Citv Kan., and the Consolidated Electric Light and Power Company was set aside by Judge Holt on Saturday. The case was originally tried at the September term of .the court and the plaintiff given judgment for $2,600 damages. The judgment was jointly against the city and the light company, but from the evidence introduced ait the trial the light company was not liable for damages, and a few days ago the company's attorneys filed a motfon to eet aside the judgment The plaintiff was injured by coming in contact with & live electric light wire. The judgment ' was not set aside so far as it concerned the city. POLICE RELIEF ASSOCIATION. .The Kansas, City, Kan., Police Relief Association held its annual meeting last night and elected W. B.Clark president: Wesley Clark, vice president; J. E. Porter, treajurer, and Samuel Harrison, secretary. The "association voted $300 to ; the widow of the late Policeman George Noah, who accidentally killed himself two weeks ago. He had been a member 'of" the association ever since its organization and the $300 represents tihe regular death benefit of the organization. DEATH OF E. A. WEBSTER. The funeral of Edward A. Webster took place yesterday afternoon from the family (home on North Fifth street at 2 o'clock. The services were largely attended, the big residence being crowac. with friends. At the close of the services a large num ber of vehicles filled with relatives and friends followed the remains to Oak Grove cemetery, where they were placed in the public receiving vault. The pallbearers, all of whom were associated with Mr. Webster in the offices of the Armour Packing Com pany for many years, .were: R. Moody, G. W. Tourtelotte, C. H.Hodge, C. S. Pitkin, David Flynn, N. H. Hand, George Mastin and F. S. Hastings. Mr. Webster was stricken with ap-poplexy Friday night and never regained consciousness.dying Saturday. He was 52 years of age and leaves a wife and daughter. He was well known in the two Kansas Citys, both in social and business circles. He had lived here about twenty years. For several years he was connected with the circluation -department of the rhiprrt Tribune. He wa3 afterwards salesman for a big machinery house. and was following these pursuits at the time of the great Chicago fire in 1S71. He served on the board of ap praisers that appraised the value of losses on machinery occasioned by the nre. He tnen came to this. city and connected himself with the Armour company. METROPOLITAN IMPROVEMENTS The Splendid Work Done by the Street Railway Company West of the State Line. Kansas Citv. Kan., fared very liber ally in the great work of rebuilding done by the Metropolitan Street Rail way Company during the year that nas just closed. The company has expended for imnrovements on its svs- tems in the two Kansas Ciltys nearly $i,uuu,ooo. This does not Include the cost of operating, which amounts to about another million. The construct ion work, whidh was actively pushed during the summer months, was a di rect benefit to from 600 to 1 onn Kan sas City laboring men to whom it gave employment. This immense expenditure absorbed such a large proportion of the revenue of the road t hai tne company has oard but small rtiv .ae-nds- not more than about 2 per cent. In Kansas City west of the state line mere was a complete reconstruct ion or the tracks of the elevated system from Chelsea park junction to Splitlcg avenue.a distance of one and one-half miles. New rails wer laM and the tracks repaved, the Chelsea park, kdgerton and Grand View branches were also reconstructed and furnished with new overhead work. The improvements on the L road, without the new Riverview power house, cost a quarter of a million dollars. This includes a $60,000 bridge whicb spans the Kaw, the upper deck of which is alone used by the company, leaving the lower for the free use of the public. was the construction at Riverview of The next step takenby the company an electric power house, which, the officials unhesitatingly say. surpasses anything of the kind in the countrv. The cost was $300,000. Other impalements. Including new cars of s "..cfern which have t been ponounced flnsurpassed, have . been made on the L road. CYPRESS YARD TAXES. The Missouri Pacific railway company instituted proceedings in the district court Saturday afternoon to enjoin the collection of $779.62 of taxes on its Cypress yards property. The Cypress yards . contain forty-eight acres, 'and they embrace the machine shops, the round houses, twelve and one-half miles of sidetrack and other terminals. The Kansas railroad assessors placed a value of $42,000 for taxable purposes on the terminals. They also assessed twenty-seven acres of land on which tfliere were no buildings or sidetracks at a valuation of $14,850. The company now claims that, under a resolution adopted by the assessors, the assessed valuation placed on the terminals is intended to t"'"de the land on wttich they are located. WEEK OF PRAYER. The week of prayer, which has been established by the Evangelical Alliance of the protestant churches all over the world, will be observed in this city by union services in the afternoon and separate services in each church in the evening. In the central part of the city, union services will be 'held in the First Presebyterian church at 3 o'clock and will be under the direction of the pastors represented in the district and will continue for one hour. The service this afternoon will be led by Rev. James G. Dougherty. The union revival meetings in the United Presbyterian church at Seventh street and Riverview avenue, which will be conducted by Mrs. Livingstone Peake, the California evangelist, will begin at 7:30 o'clock this evening. The Pilgrim Congregational and fbA United Presbyterian will unite in these services. Gospel m'-gs will be held at the Edgertcn Place Baptist church each evening during the week. SKUNK PELTS AND TALLOW. Atchison Globe: A young man, named Roy Shultz, living near Ar-rington, makes considerable money catching skunks for their hide and tallow. Skunk hides bring from seventy five cents to a dollar each, and the tallow brings eighty five cents a pound. He catches from three to ten skunks a night and will soon have enough money to buy a bicycle. He catches skunks in an odd manner. He bores a hole in a two-by-four scantling, and stuffs it full of tallow, into which strychnine has been pourad.. He then takes the piece of scantling to the woods and throws it ten or fifteen feet away from him. He does not dare drop it at Ilia feet, for a skunk has a wonderful strong scent (no jokemeant) is very suspicious,' and would not go Lnear the bait if there were human tracks near it. Tne skunk Hck3 tne tallow, and the strychnine does the rest in a very short time. Young Shultz came to town yesterday and purchased a quantity of strychnine to continue his business. TERSE TALES. OF THE TOWN. Record, of Minor Evemtand Comment on Local Affairs. Randies & Son, Drugs, S14 Minneso ta avenue. W. A. Morris, attorney at law, 538 Minnesota avenue. .' Blomauist Tailoring Company is the place to get your suits. Mrs rr. J. Trout man has returned from a pleasant visit with friends in Iowa. fit. Paul's church euild will give an entertainment at the Armory Thurs day evening. Eyes tested free at B. J. Dunnings, the leading optician and jeweler, 544 Minnesota avenue. w v Ttartlett. dealer in general hardware and a full line of stoves, 538 Minnesota avenue. Wanted. Reliable man, permanent position. Stamp and references. A. T. Morris, care this paper. Vagrants and jointists were the bulk of the police court docket today. Chas. Grant was fined $50 for assault and battery. "v. H. G. Mendenhall, pastor of the First Presebyterian church, has returned from a visit with his parents at Philadelphia. The populists and democrats held a meeting yesterday afternoon at Boy-lau s Hall and made arrangements to attend the inauguration of Governor-elect Leedy. Miss Mollie Gradwohl and Mr. Dave Steinbere. both well known in this city, were married last evening at the home of the bride s parents on iNorun Third street The new officers of Wyandotte county will take their seats January 11 Already thev are deciding on their deputies and t!heir bonds are being prepared. Registration for 1897 will commence rfhia; imnvine. The Doll books are onen Vf the office of Commissioner of Elections Foster and will remain open until the spring election. Soon,, the fire horse must go. A Brooklyn man has invented an au-natic fire truck that can be driven at. a sneed of fortv miles. an hour, and the motive power under complete con trol. The ! ihandsome gold medal offered to the best lady waltzer iat the regular weekly dancing reception of the Walton club, in the Aatnory last Saturday evening, was awarded to Miss Frances Altnnger. The finest line of banquet cook and ranges -ever shown in the city, can be seen at F. W. Bartlett, 538 Minnesota avenue, who is always ready to make the lowest prices and sell the best qual ity of goods. Mrs. Cynthia Hill, who was dangerously injured by a fall at her home, at 901 North Eighth street, last Saturday morning, is reported in a precarious condition, and her recovery is reported doubtful rtnvs. tell vour mothers that the place to buy your skates and sleds Is at F. and F. Hoersman's, 509 North Fifth street. They have a large line to select from, and then their prices -are hard times prices. R. C. Foster has been appointed chairman of the committe on transportation for the populist excursion to Topeka on the morning of the 11th. 1 Mr. Foster stated last night that he I would secure a special car, provided : xe could get fifty, patriots who would Mayor F. A. Wilterd of Argentine and Councilman W.A. Drollinger have Ihe contract for putting up the Santa Fe ice. It Will take over 500 cars of ice to fill Ithe icehouses there. Had not th "Hd weather come this week, the contractors intended to commence shipping ice from 'the north next week. ' NEW LAWS WANTED BY TRADES ASSEMBLY. At the regular meeting of the Trades Assembly yesterday afternoon the legislative committee reported on several important bills to be presented to the legislature at the coming session. Among them was one making blacklisting criminal. The committee also advises the passage of a bill making it compulsory to brand all convict labor goods. This bill is looked upon as one of special importance by the labor unions as being well adapted to protect union men. There is little doubt that the Trades Assembly will take favorable acrim m this bill. Another bill reported was one on government apprenticeships, y It requires tht certain legal restrictions be placed on apprentices, assuring competent workmen in the different crafts. KANSAS PAYING HER DEBTS. The bonded Indebtedness of Kansas, including state, county, city, township, village, board of education and schcol district, was decreased $2,017,-475.70 during the years 1895 and 1896. This is a phenomenal showing when the depressed condition of financial affairs and the extremely low prices for grain during those years are taken into consideration. It shows the wonderful resources of the state and its ability to pay its legal public obligations. These figures are not mere guess work. They were taken from the report of the auditor, which has just been published, and it shows that of the 104 counties of Kansas, only twenty-three have increased their bonded indebtedness since the issuance of the auditor's report for 1893 and 1894. The Indebtedness of eighty-two counties was decreased. Kansas as a state owes but little money. The report for 1893 and 1894 show t that its bonded indebtedness was only $801,000. During the poji two years it has been reduced $119,000, and now aggregates only $682,000. ; THE LOUISIANA TORNADO.-.; Shreveport, - La., Jan.- 3. There . Is little to add to the Mooringsport disaster reported last night. The relief train of the Kansas City, Shreveport and Gulf arrived this morning with : ten of the wounded who were convey-;ed to the hospftal. Two of the four Goodman children killed were found : 100 yards from their home witn their ! clothes stripped from their bodies. Of the number at the hospital Mrs. Morgan's child and Mrs. Head have little chance of recovery. The path of the ' storm was narrow. I SALT AT HUTCHINSON. An Important Kansas Product It is is early All Labor. Hutchinson Kpwc- Thom en separate and distinct salt companies, owning fourteen salt "piants " iuc tinny tunes SUV. ine nutcninson Salt Company The Kansas Salt Company. The Hutchinson Packing Company The Barton Salt Company. The Union Ice and Salt Company. The Stara Salt Company. The Cresecent Salt Company. These olants ftavA a , vuuiAMunj capacity of about 1 6sn nnn i 1 I P2 annum. They are not worked to their full capacity, as the freight "v owf oaie east or the Missouri river .and the Rocky Mountains bound it on the ; west. The total amount of salt made during the past year was not far from 1,000,000 barrels. . The cost of producing salt is practically all m the .labor. Nearly every dollar received is paid out to the working men. The "raw material" rs not much of a factor. During the past year the salt com-PTve amPtoyed an average of about 400 men and fifty women. This does nvt include the managers, office men and bookkeepers of the seven companies, who number about fifty The railroads will not give out the exact receipts from the salt business They are "hot" rivals for the traffic! General Manager J. J. Frey of the Santia Fe says the freight receipts at Hutchinson' are larger than at any other place in Kansas. During the past month about fifty car loads of salt have been shipped out every day. The salt companies make all their own barrels.giving employment to between fifty and 100 coopers. CONDENSED TELEGRAMS. The Illinois Steel company announces a general cut In wages. The state debt of Missouri was reduced more than $1,000,000 during the past two. years. The United States minister at Madrid, Mr. Taylor, had a long conference with the Duke of Tetuan, minister of foreign affairs, last Saturday, on the President's offer of mediation. After Saturday's rain Chicago's rivers and canals became raging torrents. South Englewood was almost submerged, the current of the river changed and the water supply was endangered. Spain is becoming impatient, and strong feeling is aroused by the inexplicable inactivity of Captain General Weyler. At the battle of Bulacan, the Insurgent defeat in the Phillipines, two hundred rebels were burned to death in the jungle. Senor Quesada of the Cuban legation, said yesterday that Cuba will accept no conditions which Spain may offer, except independence. HOW TO CURE ALL SKIN DI-V " ' SEASES. Simply apply "Swaynes Ointment." No internal medicine required. Cures tetter, eczema, itch, all eruptions on the face, hands, nose, etc., leaving the skin clear, white and healthy. Its great healing and curative powers are possessed by no other remedy. Ask your druggist for Swaynes Ointment. - Lawrence Journal: "If William Jennings Bryan falls down as hard on his book as he did in his lecture tour, he will be too badly bruised to appear in public. December, 1896, will go down on re cord as the warmest December in nine years. On only seven days in the en tire month did the temperature fall below the normal. There were many colder days in the month of Novem ber. ' NINE CENTS AS A WEDDING FEE. Surprise for a New .Jersey .Justice After Unitiucr a Young Cooplc. "We tvant to get married ! " exclaimed a young couple in unison to Police Capt. Bamford at the West Orange, N. J., police station late the other night. The captain told ths young man and the blushing young woman that he was not in a position to tie the knot, but a messenger was sent to the liome of-Police Justice Condit,. nearly a mile away. The justice had retired for the night, but dressed himself and answered the summons. The first question the bridegroom arked the justice as he entered the court was: "now much do yop charge, judge, to marry people?" "Oh, anything-, from 50 cents up,'" said the mag'strate, laughing. A consultation between the would-be bride and bridegroom followed, an -J then the latter finally said: "All right, we are ready," and the two were made man and wife. As the certificate was handed to the bride by the justice the bridegToom dropped a dozen pieces of coin into his hand, and the two left the court. After counting over the pennies an.! nickels the man had given him t Injustice discovered that he had 50 cents. Cost of the certificate and other expenses reduced the magistrate's fee to nine cents. He said a few things and then went home. Utilized the liste. The truly gifted engineer always makes one part of his work fit into another, and no energy is ever wasted. A wealthy engineer who had set up a verj fine place in the country, where he had carried out many pet construction proj-ects was visited tiere by an old friend. The visitor had o Hiuch difficulty in pushing, open -his front gate that bespoke, about it to the proprietor. ; Yc'! ought to fix that gate.1 said the guest. IV" A man who has everything just to' l.ould not have a gate that is hard to open." "Ha!" exclaimed the engineer. "You don't understand my economy. That gate communicates with the waterworks of the house, and every person who comes through it pumps up four gallons of water." Oldest Wooden Building. The oldest wood building-in the world ;s said to be the church at Borgrjd. in Xorway. It was built in the eleventh century, and has been protected by f re-quenii coatings of pitch. It is built ot pine and in fantastic Romanesque design. IN KANSAS CITY. MISSOURI. Condensed News from the City Across the Missouri Line. "Town Topics" at the Grand. . "Human Hearts" at the Ninth street. Kansas City Symphony Concert at the Auditorium. ' - Rev. Charles B. Mitchell, D. D., has declared In favor of home rule in police matters. To buy or not to buy the World; that is the question that is puzzling the Scripps-McRea League. Mrs. C. Bernheimer, mother of the Bernheimer Brothers, died yesterday at the ripe old age of 78 years. J. A. Frier, the express messenger who was held up at Blue Cut, called at the county jail last night and posi tively identified John Kennedy as the leader of the gang of train roDDers. Horace Meriam, one of the oldest and best known residents of the city, died at his home, 1229 Harrison street, yesterday morning of pneumonia, which he incurred on a trip to Chicago. The body of an unknown man was found yesterday morning in the alley in the rear of Frank Brown's saloon, 301 Main street.A package of morphine, clasped tightly in his hand, told the story of the suicide. The Socialist labor party, Kansas City Section, held a meeting yesterday afternoon to which all the unemployed were invited, and will ask the city for work. It is stated that there are 4,000 men out ol worn m me uij, and one rabid socialist talked of moving in force on the city hall. An 'honest-looking, countryfied individual made a business of borrowing, and secured a collection of tools from residents in the vicinity of Fifteenth and McGee streets by telling a tale of woe to the effect that his wagon had broken down on the corner above, and that the loan of tools wculd help him out. Dennis Maloney, living at 709 East Second street, and known as "'Bully of the Gas Works," met a crowd of Italians around the corner and declared he did not intend to let the opportunity pass. The Italians did not understand what hi said, but they realized that he threatenel an assault of some kind, and they went for him. Maloney was found on the sidewalk a few minutes later by a policeman, who called an ambulance and feent him to headquarters. Police Surgeon Landon patched up his scalp with thirty-six stitches. Michael Corrigan, driver for Thorn-Halliwell Cement Company, died yesterday morning from injuries received from falling through a shaft at the Robert Keith Furniture Company's store Saturday afternoon. He drove loadcemnTfor He was directed to the door, but mis- took the directions and opened the door to the elevator hatchway, into which he fell about eight feet, to the f bottom of the "shaft. WANTS ALL TREATED ALIKE. Iola Register: We notice an item going the rounds to the effect that our good populist friend, W. L. Brown, secretary of the late senate, has recently sold a bunch of steers for $36 a head which he bought last March for $11 a head. That Is all right as a stand up for Kansas item. . But how is it from the standpoint of exhorbi-tant and outrageous profits? Mr. Brown admits that the keep of the steers was practically nothing, and yet he boasts of his profit of nearly 300 per cent. Howdo these profits compare with the profits of the hired man who took care of the cattle while Brother Brown saved the country with his mouth and his lead pencil? And did Mr. Brown "divy" any? If it is all right for a populist to clear 300 per cent profit in six months on a little cattle trade in which there , was practically no risk, how much profit should a great railroad corporation be allowed to earn? , And if the railroads are getting rich so fast that the State will have to pass a law to get hold of some of their money, what is the matter with setting the State onto Mr. Brown? RAILROAD LAND GRANTS. State Auditor of Minnesota Presents - Startling Figures. St. Paul, Minn., Jan 3. The biennial report of State Auditor Robert C. Dunn to the Minnesota legislature was given to the press tonight and contains some startling figures and recommendations,, drawn from a rigid interpretation of the law and a careful examination of the records of his office, which includes the land department. The general land department business shows the grants of lands to railroad companies by congress and by the state, within the limits of the state of Minnesota, to aid in the construction of the 3,200 miles of line, have amounted to over 20,000,000 acres. The total acreage of the state is is about 46,000,000 acres. A reasonable valuation of these railroad lands is $103,-000,000, or about $32,000 per mile. THREE TRAINMEN DROWN. A Missouri Pacific Freight Slid Into the River. St. Louis, Jan. 3. At New Haven a station sixty four miles west of this city, a landslide caused by the heavy rain left the track without support. It gave way under the tram and roadbed, and track and train went into the river. The water had gathered on the bluff above and ran down the track. The bodies of Engineer Homer Evans, Fireman Henry Hookup and Brakeman J. E. McQueen, all from this city, were recovered during the afternoon. The other trainmen escaped with slight injuries. Officials of the Missouri Pacific here State that the cVise of the wreck was the tremendous rain that visited that portion of the state Saturday afternoon Saturday night. It was m uch in the nature of a water spout at places and flooded the entire country. At the point where the wreck took place a roaring stream was formed where there was none before and wherethere was no provision for water to be carried off. : A positive cure for all coughs and Lagrippe without causing nausea. Dr. Kay's Lung Bslm. Price 25 cents. Sent by mail by Dr. B. J. Kay Medical Co., Omaha, Neb. Send for booklet. Sold by druggists. If you want to laugh THE BROADWAY COMEDIANS in TOWN TOPICS! Next Week 1.. "Murray and Mack. THE AUDITORIUM. KANSAS CITY SYMPHONY CHESTRA. OR- Mr. John Behr, Conductor. Mr. Louis Appey... Soloist. TH 'HUMAN HEARTS !" A Tale of the Hills of Arkansas. Jan. 17 "Shadows of a Great City. DECLARATORY RESOLUTION. Be it resolved by the Mayor and Coun-cilmen of the City of Kansas City: That it is hereby declared necessary to build the sewer in sub-sewer district No. 4, in sewer district No. 14, as follows: Commencing at a point . 2 feet south and 5 feet east of the northwest corner of lot 23, block 2, Cornell's sub-division, thence west to the district sewer in sewer district No. 14. Adopted in Council, December 8, 1896. B. L. SHORT, City Clerk. First published December 23, 1896. NOTICE. In the district Court of Wyandotte County, Kansas. In the matter of the assignment of E. Downey. No. 11251. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, assignee of said E. Downey, being satisfied that it is no longer advantageous to the creditors of said assignee to keep said assignment open will apply to the above named Court on Saturday, the 23d day of January, A. D. 1897, for a discharge from his trust as such assignee. Dated this 1st day of December, A. D. 1896. W. J. MORSE, Assignee. Wulfs Laundry. Every variety of Launary Work don well and quick. Notice our work on shirts, collars, cuffs and ladies' shirt w&ists SATISFACTION 1RANTEED. 9 Oor. Fifl; nl StV Cx. T. ADDISON, Cflll, Wjjl, FlOW, FH3i, EtC, I 2001 North Fifth Street. I handle six grades of coal and price range from $2 50 per ton and up; I deliver goods promptly and try to please my customers; now is the time to buy yow winter's ooaL 3301 North Fifth St. Q. T. ADDI30N. C. K. WELLS, V.J. LANE, THEO, SCHULTZ R. E. MORRIS, O. D. BUST, W. II . BRIDGfiNS J. V. ANDREWS, Preet. E S. W. DROUGHT. V. Prest K. L. BEOWNE. Cashier. E. H. BROWNE, Aes't sbier Capital. $4O,00r.O0- Surplus and Profit. I O.OOO.OO. TEL. WEST 120 FOR S2.75 ton BEST SCREENED LUMP Kansas Inter-State Coal and Feed Co. Second and State. W. H. Bridendolph, Dealer in Coal, Wood and Feed, 'Corner Ninth and Garfield Arena. Ninth Street witch KUW1NWBK I handle Anthracite, Semi-Anthracite. Farm'!, Lexington and namerooa other eo". eoaia; orde lyour winter eoal at once. W. H. BRIDENDOCPH. Ninth aad Garflc.d Avenue Ice cream and feet. Wholesale and Bets II Delivered to an Part of the City. 51 Minnesota It.. Kant Oltr, Kante Wm. Eadie Coal Co, Dti'.dfiUfcU ;i it (rla4 or HARD and SOFT a CO AL Call up Telephone 2116. All Orders will receive prompt attention. 1000 St. IiOnis?Ave Sansas Gity, - Mo THE MERCHANT'S BANK COAL. Wyandotte National Corner Fifth Street and CAPITAL PAID UP $100,000. .... SURPLUS, $18,500 PORTER SHERMAN, Pres.; A. H. HOYER, Vice Pres. C. L. BROKAW, Cashier. !B?C03S Porter Shermaa, A. N. Uaysr, Bitlan, Beorgg Stempf, Alfred Welsfc, Barker znd C W. Trlckstt. NEVER KNOWN ID "BUST.' Old friends are the best friendau Good, old-fashioned cook stoves whicH do not make dirt or smoke, are wortb. all the gas or oil affairs in iue wurld. They don't explode, F. and F. Hoersman, of 905 Nort&. Fifth street, have some beautiful i ventions in the line of both cooking -id heating stoves. NEED NOT FEAR WINTER. Folks hate to put up their stoves. cause tney are flirty. F. and F. Hoer man, of 905 North Fifth street, claim that their Radiant and Universal hard coal heaters obviate all that troubl-They are clean, INVENTION IN STOVE WORLD. Stove men are not at all behind other inventors, m the main rush of tha times for perfection. "The. Riverside a beautiful hard coal burner is one off ine latest improvements In the way of btoves, and promises to become a great favorite with house keepers. F. & FL Hoersman, 905 North Fifth street., have them in stock. It Is worth th trouble of a visit to see them. PILES ! PILES ! ITCHING PILESL . Symptoms : Moisture, Intense itching and stinging most at night; worsa : by scratching. If allowed to continue, tumors form, which often bleed, and ulcerate, becoming very sore. Swaynes' Ointment stops the bleeding and itching, heals ulceration and ia most cases removes the tumors. At druggists or by mail for 50 cents. Dr. Swavne & Son, Philadelphia, FURNITURE AND CARPETS. You have the largqet and most com plete stock of goods to select from in the west at the North Furniture an Carpet Co., li-6 to 1224 Main street. Their equitauie credit system enables you to buy without tne ready cas Call and examine our goods before yent . buy. The North Furniture & Carpet: Co., 1216 to 1224 Main street "A HINT TO THE WISE IS SUFFICIENT." ; Take your horses to a wagon maker to get them shod and what can you expect Mike Shine is the only practical and. scientific horse shoer in Kansas City,. Kansas, so placed by all of the noted horsemen. Shop 409 Minnesota avenue, Green's, old stand, Fourth and State streets SALESMEN Merchants' trade; $30 a week; new, quick, good; light 6am-plpes free; side line or exclusive. Mfrs., 3341 MarKet st., Phila. FASHIONS CHANGE BUT POZZONI'S Complexion POWDER REMAINS ALWAYS TUB SAME. The finest, purest and most beautifying toilet powder ever made. It isaooth. ing, healing:, healthful and harmlesa: and when rightly use J IS 1NT1SIM1E. It you bave never tried pozzorars toii do not know what an IDEAI 0MP1XI03( POWDER is. IT IS SOLD EVERYWHERE. FANCY RUGS ; MADE OF OLD INGRAIN and BRUSSELS CARPETS. 6. M. SAPtf FIELD, Carpit .Wener. East 18th Street. KANSAS CITY MO NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. To Whom It May Concern: Notice Is hereby given that L. B-Myers who was, at the October term 1890, of the District Court of Wyandotte County, Kansas, convicted of th crime of assault with intent to kilt, and sentenced to a term of thirteen years at hard labor in the State penitentiary, will make application for a, pardon to the Governor through the State Board of Pardons at the next regular meeting, or as soon thereafter as the application can be .heard. Dated this first day of January, 1897v Signed L. B. MYERS. (First published January 2, 1897.) PILE CURE- Price 60 cents. Sent by Kail on receipt of CURES price. ' F. A. 5N0 W & CO., Topeka. Kao SoW by all drufcista GUST LTJHD. 7 th and Minnesota are M'nnesota Avenue. L ff. KepOager. j. it SpDM&k. W. C Wash. Brora, C L Brokaa Ttasl: I IT Bank, t 'J i t if s V f i

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