April 6, 1907

Seven Women Taken From Eighth
Street "Palm Garden".

Following the order of the police board, made Wednesday, to raid "chop suey" restaurants run in connection with saloons, Sergeant Alex Young and Patrolmen Eubanks, Keenan and Shumate last night arrested seven women in Levy's Palm Garden, 123 West Eighth street. At cenral police station they gave the names of Nellie Kee, Alice Pernell, Alice Vincent, Mrs. C. B. Howard, Ethel Rose, Irene Hill and Frances Host. All were released on bonds of $5 each, furnished by Julius Levy, the proprietor. Levy, who it is said by the officers, tried to stop them from entering the place, was arrested and his bond was fixed at $100.

The order of the police board, which is to be carried out at once, will affect from twelve to twenty places in Kansas City. The board puts them in the same category with wine rooms.