I wonder if you could help me figure out some text in an Ellis Island record (Line 15).

Here's what I've been able to get so far. I've put questions marks where I'm not sure.

Luka Cacic
Age 23
Occupation: Farm Laborer (?)
Nationality: Hungary
Race (col.9): ?
Last Residence: Lindenharst(?), Germany
Relative: Kata Cacic, Mother  Aleksiner(?) Pazariste Croatia
Destination: Kensington, MD(?)
Passage paid by: Cousin
Who Going to See: Karlo Cacic, Kansas City, Box 106  Sugar Creek ???? City 

Thank you!

Manifest Page 1 Manifest Page 2

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    I have a terrible time myself trying to read the ship manifest even when I enlarge it. I've tried cutting and pasting to my docs but it is still hard to read. My guess on the best way is to purchase the manifest from Ellis Island Foundation. Make sure you get the page (s) you need.
    – user677
    Feb 21, 2013 at 12:56
  • Are the purchased images of much higher resolution and quality? I was assuming it would be about the same but if that's the case it might be worth it.
    – Mike
    Feb 28, 2013 at 13:26

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  • Occupation: Farm Laborer (?) (Yes, farmlab.)
  • Race (col.9): ? Servian (Could mean Serbian.)
  • Last Residence: Lindenharst(?) Lindenhorst (A quick search of Google maps found Lindenhorst, Dortmund - Lindenhorst, Helmstedt - Lindenhorst Nauen), Germany
  • Relative: Mother, Kata Cacic, Aleksiner(?) (yes, I see Aleksiner/ could be Aleksimer) Pazariste Croatia
  • Destination: Kensington, MD(?) MO (Missouri - you can see the same MO before "box" in column 18, which is the same state as Kansas City.)
  • Who Going to See: Karlo Cacic, Kansas City, Box 106 Sugar Creek Crescent (FYI, there is an area called Sugar Creek just north east of Kansas City.) ???? City

Some information I have helps add weight to your translation and that of @CanadianGirlScout:

  • Luka Cacic and Karlo Cacic, lived outside Kansas City, MO in Sugar Creek.
  • My Grandmother Manda Suknaic came to USA in 1913 and to Sugar Creek, MO to live with a brother-in-law.
  • According to my Grandmother's birth certificate Her mother Mara Cacic and Father Steophan Suknaic lived in Aleksinica, Petusic where Manda was born.
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    – Jan Murphy
    Mar 10, 2015 at 21:56
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    If you'd like to turn your post into an answer to the question, you could add some information about Sugar Creek, Missouri and about Aleksinica, and others in the community who may have traveled from one city to the other. Any links to local resources would be very useful.
    – Jan Murphy
    Mar 10, 2015 at 22:01

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