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WICHITA KANSAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 15, 1890.
WHOLE NO. 2005.
PRESIDENT HARRISON AGAIN AT
THE WHITE HOUSE.
Arrangements for the Funeral of
the Late Associate Justice
Samuel F. Miller.
General Nelson A, Miles Appointed to
Conduct the Negotiations With the
A Decision by the Treasury Department
in Eegard to Imported School Books
Eeport of the Census Bureau
Giving the Population of tha
State of Kansas.
WAsnrxGTOX, Oct. 14. The president
and party returned to Washington this
morning at 8:45 from their western trip.
The wore met at the station by Executive
Clerk Pruden. The party returned to the
capital well pleased with the hospitality
which they everywhere received. An un
usual feature of a trip of this kind was the
fact that everywhere, without a single ex
ception, the train bearing the party was
on schedule time or ahead of it. There
were no accidents, no delays, no rain or
dust, and the weather was uniformly
As soon as the president had breakfast
ed he and Mrs. Harrison took a carriage
and paid a visit of condolence to the lami
y of the late Justice Miller. The presi
dent also ordered the flHg on the White
house to be put at half-mast as a mark of
respect to the memory of the dead jurist.
JUSTICE MILLER'S FUNERAL.
Washington, Oct., 14. The arrange
ments for the funeral of the late Justice
Miller, will not be completed until the ar
rival of his daughter, Mrs. Tousalin this
afternoon. Among the telegrams received
by Mrs. Miller today, was the following
irom ex-Piesident Cleveland:
"Accept my sincere sympathy and con
dolence in this sorrowful hour. May you
receive oonsolation and pity from God's
unfailing store, and may you find a ray of
comfort in the remembrance of your bus
bund's noble devotion to duty and his
priceless service to his country."
When the supreme court of the United
States met today, the chief justice an
nounced the death of Associate Justice
Miller, and the court adjourned to Mouday
Washington. Oct. 14. Maj. Gen. Nelson
A. Miles, United States arm, has been de
tailed as a member of the commission cre
ated by the act of congress approved Aug.
10, 1890, to negotiate with the northern
band of Cheyenne Indians on the Tongue
nvor reservation, Montana, and with the
band of northern Cheyenne Indians on the
Pine Ridge reservation, for such modifica
tion of the treaty and other rights as may
be deemed desirable.
A TARIFF DECISION.
wasiiinntov, uct. 14-ine treasury ao-
partmcrre has decided that books imported
WASIIINKTOV, Oct. 14. The treasury do-
jr wit use oi colleges, scnoois, etc., are
admitted to this country undei the new
tariff law substantially as they were ad
mitted under the old tariff law, and sub
ject to the same restrictions.
Washington, Oct. 14. The census bu
reau today announced the population of
Kansas as follows: Hutchinson 8,073, in
crease 7,18, per cent 40.' 51; Newton 5,f02,
increase 3,001, porcent 115.38; Wichita 23,
785, incic.ise 13,b24, per cent ttS3.."0; state of
Kansas 1,425,485, inorea.se 427,3S'i), per cent
PENSIONS FOR KANSANS.
Washington, Oct. 14 Pensions were
granted to the following Kansans:
Original Stephen 11. McGavern, Tes-
..ntt. Tr.n-ili Tttt.nritic; 1 .nit'oinrntth
Mrothers Jackson, Wathcnn; Lawrence
Deflb.iugh, White Cloud, Daniel J. Hiv
ley, Pardee; John J. Harrison, Augusta;
D. F. Lyon, Elmo; Lewis Hebmos. Greens
burg; Diogenes K. Malroy, Greenville.
Increase Henry Hatt, Morgansville;
Johu H. Landon, Benton; Joseph A. Jones,
t'offcyvillo; M. M. Spencor, Oak Valley;
Joseph K. Mayborry. Clare; Hiram A.
Buck, Broncmnn; Winfield Scott, Norway;
William M. Greonawalt, Atchison; Chris
Reissue and increase Joseph F. Tracy,
A GENERAL ORDER.
Washington, Oct. 14. L. A. Grant, act
ing secretary of war, today issued a gen
eral order in regard to the death of Gen
eral Belknap. The war department will
be draped in mourning for a period of
thirty days, aud upon tho day after the re
ceipt of the order at each post seventeen
guns will be fired.
Washington. Oct. 14. Postmasters ap
A. A. Luncdele. Hunnowell, Sumner
county: J. W. Pidgiugs, Shannon, Atchi
son count j
THE OHIO LEGISLATURE.
COLUMnrs, Ohio, Oct. 14. The Ohio leg
islature convened in extra session at 10
o'clock this morning, and, after the read
ing of the call, joint committee waited
upon the governor, who submitted a mes
sage, which was read and referred to the
judiciary committee, and n recess taken to
2.:w p. m.
The message sots forth that the session
was called because of the deplorable con
dition of the public service at Cincinnati,
md for the purpose of securing the neces-1 this occasion surpassed in point of num
mary legislation to give the people an oj- wrs those which gather to witness the
lortunity to select the members show on "Lord Mayor's day." The demon-
of crtin boards at tho Novem
ber election. He says it is un
necessary to enumerate "the charges of
crookedness which have been made, and
concerning which a nmjority of the mem
bers are informed. The message says the
time has come to regulate, and, at the ad
journed session, adopt a new carter for
Cincinnati as already proposed. Tho gov
ernor says the boards started out all right,
jut soon became objects of un.picion nn&
Imd report, and he cited prcs notices from
the Cincinnati papers of opposite politics
as to the corruption in grant ins franchises
to extern syndicates, and the ivnort
of numerous corrupt propositions. These
thing, were so notorious that, whether
true or not, the board of public improve
ments had lost its usefulness. He cited
the reports that positions on the decennial
lxiard had b?e!t purchased, and concluded
that the reputation of both bodies was
bad. Both bodies had been given an op
portunity to express themselves. The
uieasnye appeals to the legislature for the
retrtorHtiou of borne rule, and oxprcss
tho opinion that the members ot these
iKwrds should not Ik? fearful oi going be
fore the people for election The message
c ites tiie statement of a prominent duxti
that Cincinnati today lm- the lowest
grade of jwlitical morals of any city in the
STORMS IN THE EAST.
PlTTSBUKO. Pa., Oct. 14. The storm in
West Virginia on Monday night did a
great deal of damage to crops, bridges and
the railroads, all along the Monongahela
river and its tributaries. Near Clarksburg
a cloudburst drenched the country, and all
the small streams became rushing torrents
immediately. Traffic on the Baltimore
and Ohio railroad between Pittsburg and
Wheeling was closed until this morning
when communication was again establish
ed. At Triadelphia a bridge was washed
away, and, although a force of men were
put to work, a temporary bridge was
not rendered passable urlil early this
uioroimr. Communication with the upper
Monongahela has been entirely suspended.
A gentleman who left Morgautown by
boat on Sunday morning arrived today by
train. The captain found it impossible to
pass through lock No. 9, and passengers in
a hurry to get to Pittsburg had to put
back to Morgantown and take the train
to Fairmont, proceeding via Wheeling.
The only life lost by the storm so far was
William Winters, of Viola, Marshall conn
ty, aged 19. He had crossed the creek to
rescue a little child, aud on the way back
his horse lost his footing and Winters and
the animal were drowned.
ON THE LAKES.
Detroit, Mich., Oct. 14. The worst
storm of the season was reported on the
lakes this morning. At Oscoda many
vessels had taken refuge in the harbor, and
were dragging their anchors aud in im
minent danger of going ashore. At Port
Arthur the wind is blowing at the
rate of forty miles an hour. All
the materials in use in the construc
tion of the breakwater were washed
away, and considerable portions
of the structure is gone. The men work
ing on the breakwater were rescued at an
early hour this morning with difficulty.
At Alpena, the barge, J. F. Warner, was
blown ashore and went to pieces. She w.is
owned in Bay City and valued at $5,000.
The schooner M. It. Gregory, of Chicago,
went ashore in the White Fish bay. It is
thought she can get ashore when the sea
goes down. An immense .fleet has taken
shelter in Pigeon bay, Lake Erie, from the
THE BOYCOTT CAMPAIGN.
Medicine Lodge. Kan.. Oct. 13. Spe
cial Correspondence. The advice of
Madam Lease to the People's party, to
boycott the opposition, has reached here,
and, in convention assembled, they declare
the following: "Voted to withdraw aud
withhold support from the Medicine
Lodge Cresset. The action wjis taken be
cause of the bitter attitude the Cresset has
taken ag.iinsl the Alliance and because of
its small regard for truth and fair-dealings."
But this was not the stopping point,
they sent one of their number to certain
business firms aud insisted that if they
continued to use the Cresset as an adver
tising medium, they would lose the pat
ronage of the Alliance. Thus we see now
the People's party at Jerry's home are
undertaKing to conduct a campaign It
is rule or ruiu.
The Index was out again last week
showing Jerry,s noble character, and the
same is signed by his neighbors. Nelgh
borsl No. Every signer, except one,
lives west of town; and when Jerry is not
living in town he is on his farm about
six miles east. The fact is, there
has not been any certificate from any of
his neighbors as to the character or any
thing else. All signatures to any such
statements were secured irom poople resid
ing any place except in his neighborhood.
Wo think the Rev. Mr. Sanderson in his
interview iu the Hutchinson News of the
Uth inst., deals Jerry a fair, square blow
between the eyes, with more truth than
We have been wnitingand watching for
the official Index, published at Jerry's
home, to give to the public Jerry's oleo
margarine record: but as it has failed, we
present it to the leaders of the Eagle for
their consideration. I thiuk it was five
years ago this winter, possibly four, that
Jeirv was living on a farm .;nd his' if
havln a reputation as a fair butter maker.
. ami the ltrtfcie i,in, thci-searnn in tl.ns
days, our would-be congressman found a
ready sale for all he could bring to niark-t
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moment, Jerry's grasping nature got tho
better of him, and he at once concluded he
must increase his income faster. Whereupon
he sent to Kansas City, Mo., and purchased
oleomargat ne, which cost him about
seven cents jier pound. Whenever he re
ceived an invoice from Kansas City ho
would take it out to the farm, work itover
with their butter, bring it to town, and
sell it for pure country butter. Jerry even
stuck a certain doctor residing here at that
time for a twenty-pound crock of his pure
But then such acts as these are true to
his nature. Four years ago he said as a
Union Laborite: "The time is not far dis
tant when I hope to see a laboring man
get $2.00 a day for his labor." But two
years later, as a contractor, he says, "A
man who cannot live on $1.00 a day" ought
to starve." Jerry will certainly be starved
out on November 4th, when they com
mence reading the tall sheets in the "Big
BURIAL OF MRS. B00TE
An Imposing Demonstration in London by
the Salvation Army.
London, Oct. 14. The funeral of Mrs.
Catherine Booth, wife of General Booth,
who was kuown as the "mother of the
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Salvation Army,' took place today, and
wis made the occasion of a great .lemon-
stratiou by that organization. The weather
was exceedingly disagreeable, a murky
fog enveloping tho city; but, despite this,
thousands of persons assembled in the
streets to witness the funeral procession.
The route from tho Thames embankment,
where the army mustered, to Aubrey
Park cemetery, where the remains were
interred, lay "through the densely popu
lated districts of Stoke and Newington
The entire route was lined with dense
crowds of spectators, and the windows of
houses were thronged with occupants and
their friends, all anxious to witne-s the
last demonstration of love and respect
paid to their leader by the devoted mem
bers of the army. All the railways enter
ing London ran excursion trains, and the
throng in the city was augmented by im
mense numbers of Salvationists and'their
friends from the provinces. There was
alo nn attendance from fbreign countries.
The members of the army, attired in their
uniform and wearing a" white badge of
mourning, were everywhere conspicuous
in the crowded street. The crowds on
stration was a convincing uroof to the
publie that the Salvation Army wields a
powerful influence throughout the country.
RAILROAD PRESIDENTS' MEETING.
CHICAGO. Oct. H The Association of
Railroad Presidents held a meeting here
today. There was a full attendance of
members, every raid being represented
either by it president, vice-president or
general manager. They entered into a
discussion of the situation, which lasted
nearly two hours, theu adjourned to meet
again when the chairman deems it advisa
ble to call them together Thev hardly
seemed to think the emersenc sufficiently
strong to justify them iu doing anything
now toward reorgnnuung the .v-socialion
or attempting to straighten out the com
plications thnt exist m freight and passen
ger tariffs. Chairman Walker was in
structed to go ahead on the e en tenor of
his way. aud do whatever he thought best
to Iks done with tho business that may
come before him.
FRANCE WILL RETALIATE.
Paris. Oct, 14 The French government
has decided to submit to the senate and
chamber of deputies simultaneously a bill
providing for a maximum Freuch tariff in
goods from countries whose customs regu
lations are unfavorable to French products,
and a minimum tariff on imports from
countries whose tariff is favorable to
France, The bill empowers the govern
mout to adopt a minimum tariff provision
ally, but the sanction of the two chambers
will be necessary for its present adoption.
A BLOODY DUEL.
Charlotte, N. C. Oct. 14. At Lexing
ton, about fifty miles from Charlotte, one
of the bloodiest duels ever fought on
North Carolina soil, has taken place. For
a long while John M'Orary has been
watching Oscar Barringer, who seemed to
pay M'Crary's wife more attention than
the latter thought was right. On several
occasions M'Crary has forbidden his wife
to accompany Barrlnger to any places of
amusements, saying that he was suspic
ious of an intimacy between the two.
Several days ago, M'Crary came home and
found Barringer seated in the parlor in a
deep conversation with the wife. Mc
Crary concluded that now was the most
opportune time for him to forever cut the
friendship that had developed into love.
M'Crary ordered Barringer out of his
house, and told him that if he ever caught
him in conversation with his wife again
that one or the other would have to forfeit
his life. For a while this warning was
heeded by Barringer and the community
thought that the matter had been
smoothed over. Barringer could not sup
press the desire to see Mrs. M'Crary and
he wrote her a very loving note, asking
Eermission to see her at the earliest possi
le moment. The note of Barringer never
reached Mrs. M'Crary, but fell into the
husband's hands. Instead of a reply from
the woman, he received a challenge for a
duel, which was to take place at a suita
ble spot near Lexington. In M'Crary's
note, he gave Barringer the preference of
either leaving the state or confronting him
in a duel. The challenge was promptly
accepted by Barringer, and on Saturday
euenincr about 5 o'clock thev retired to tho
selected place to settle the affair. Both
men were armed with Smith & Wesson
pistols. A soon as the seconds declared
everything in readiness, they both began
firing. Alter both had emptied their pis
tols. Barringer lell to the ground dead.
M'Crary hau aimed well andhad sent three
balls into the body of his victim. M'Crary
has fied from Lexington, and his where
abouts are still unknown. The affair has
caused much excitement. M'Crary's wife
wept bitterly over the dead body of Bar
ringer. THE LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEERS.
Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 14. The twenty
seventh annual conference of tho Brother
hood of Locomotive Engineers will open in
the old city hall, in this city, tomorrow
morning. The first day's business will be
of a preliminary nature, the real work of
the convention not beginning until Friday.
Thursday afternoon an open meeting will
be held in the Grand opera house, upon
which occasion Mayor Courley will deliver
an address of welcome. Hon. Chauncey
M. Depew, president of tho New York
Central railroad, has accepted an invita
tion to be present. He will arrive in the
city tomorrow or next day, aud will ad
dress the meeting at the opera house
Thursday. Other distinguished srentle-
men will be present. Chief Arthur will
not undertake to announce the multitude
of items which will come before the con
vention for consideration. One feature,
however, in the line of new business, is
the proposition to accept membership in
the United Order of Railway Employes.
Mr. Arthur does no commit himself now
as to his views on this matter, saying that
it is a question for the convention to de
cide. Other delegates are outsnoken in
their opposition to any federation. Grand
Master Workman T. v. Powderly, of the
Knights of Labor, has written to know
when the convention wijl begin work. It
is believed by labor authorities that Mr.
Powderly will have an important com
munication to lay before the convention.
The character of it, however, no one pre
tends to anticipate.
New York. Oct. 14. The police in va
rious parts of the city, and particularly in
the Fourteenth precinct, are keeping a
bright lookout nowadays for those soiled
heathen the anarchists. Every year
about this time these people begin their
plans for celebrating the anniversary of
the execution of the Chicago bomb
throwers and murderers.
The police authorities long ago put the
seal of their disapproval on these long
haired patriots by interrupting their meet
ings aud arresting the participants. The
anniversary does not take place until
November 11, but usually at this time of
year the "committees" arrange their pre
liminaries. Thus far, however, there seems to be
little or no excitement. One meeting was
held in the Fourteenth precinct Saturday
night, but nothing of an incendiary natnre
developed. The detectives were there, but
they report that a good many of the lead
ers in former celebrations were absent,
having sought greener fields and pastures
new in districts less rigidly controlled by
the law. The inflammatory circulars that
appeared about this time last year, to
gether with the public announcements of
"murdered patriots anniversaries," have
not yet come to the notice of the authori
ties. CHICAGO RAILROADS.
Chicago, Oct. 14. The resignation of
Chairman Faithorn was not acted upon at
today's session of the Western Freight as
sociation, but will be taken up at the
meeting ot the Western and Northwest
ern divisions tomorrow or next day Fur-
uici unit; niisuucu (.ill; ijuillllllllt'f.- IlHVin
in ch the nitorm bill of lad! an
tnc divpsion of through rates from point
uiur Lime M.isgiveu iiiucommuiees naving
in Indiana and Illinois to points west of
the Mississippi river The notice filed by
tue cmcagooc .aiton oi a contemplated re
duction iu coal and lumber rates to south
western Missouri, river points, were laid
over for consideration tomorrow
Thf proposed modification of the exist
ing agreements between the eastern and
w estern roids relating to through traffic
was postponed until the November meet
ins, as full information on the subject was
not forthcoming from the trunk lines. Be
fore the adjournment of the association
there will apparently be a lively wrangle,
especially m the southwestern division,
over the alle 'ed cutting of grain and live
stock rates from the Missouri river to
Chicago and St. Louis
The meeting of the Central Traffic as
sociation, which has been looked forward
to as likelv to be of great interest, devel
oped nothing important at the session held
today. All vital matters were referred to
committees and adjournment vas taken
THE LEAVENWORTH BOARD.
Leavexworth, Kan , Oct. 14. William
Higgins, secretary of state, visited Leaven
worth again to-lay and accepted the resig
nation of Metropolitan Police Commis
sioner Johnson, who was appointed only
last Saturday. Mr. Higgins stated to the
Republican cluo tunt ue had been imposed
upon and would now have the - acanev oc
casioned by Johnson's resignation filled
by any one recommended by the club.
Accordingly the club met this evening
and unanimously adopted the following
resolution, which the secretary, William
Dill, has forwarded to Governor Hum
phrey: "Resolved. That this club earnestly
recommend the appointment the appoint
ment ot William rail-child to the vacancy
in the board of police commissioners of
Leavenwart h cit caused by the declina
tion of Thomas I Johnson. Esq , and
that the secretary of this club be in-tructed
forthwith to forward this resolution to
This will make the new police com
mission consist of Fairehiid Weed aud
Cleveland, O., Oct. 14. Indictments
were returned today by the Umtd tts
grand jury here, against the Cleveland,
Canton and Southern ami the New York.
Lase Erie and V extern Railway rompanie
for violating the interstate commerce tew.
The offend of the former coosiaUrd of not
posting ia its stations a notice of a reduc
tion of fare, and the charge against the
Erie is that no bulletin gm& Ue rates of
fare to all poi ni&'oa the line Is posted in
the Cteveraad station.
THE FARMERS' ALLIANCE IX THE
STOCK YARDS BUSINESS.
The Presbyterian Committee
Revision Finishes Its Work
Senator Morrill of Vermont Eetnrned to
the Senate Pulitzer Retirea Prom
Colonel Hallowell's 0anvas3 ofthe Seventh.
District An Address at Kingman
The Odd Pellovra of Kansas in
Session at Topaka.
KANSAS Crrv, Mb.. Oct. 14. The in
tended extension of iLs business by the
Farmers' alliances of the southwest was
discovered today, when it was learned that
they are about to establish independent
stock yards in Kansas City, Kansas. The
alliances of Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Ne
braska and Iowa, are at the back of the
scheme. Fifty acres of land adjoining the
present stock yards is the site of the new
yards. By maintaining their own yards
the farmers believe they cau save much
money in marketing their cattle by doing
away with the commission men and a
great part of other expenses.
PlTTSBUHG, Pa , Oct. 14. The revision
committee of the Presbyterian general as
sembly closed its first session today, to
meet again in Washington, Feb. 4. The
committee met here on the 7th inst., in the
library of the Western Theological sem
inary. Changes were made, subject to revision,
in chapter 3, sections 1, 4, 5 and 7; in chap
ter 4, section 1; in chapter G, section 4;
chapter 7, sections 4, o and 6; chapter 10,
sections 3 and 8.
The discussions of the committee have
been thoroughly harmonious, and the
agreements reached thus far practically
unanimous. The committee Save been
confirmed in the belief that a report will
be finally adopted which will receive the
approval of the general assembly and be
accented by the presbyteries.
Durimr the interval from now until the
session at Washington the committee will
carefully consider all the changes made
and will reach a final conclusion. A sub
committee will then be appointed to draft
a confesion in conformity with the gen
Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 14 rn the senate
today Justin S. Morrill received 27 votes
for United States senator; Edward J.
Phelps received one. In the house Morrill
received .17 votes. Phelps 56. Both houses
will meet in joint session at noon Wed
nesday, and formally announce the elec
tion of Senator Morrill.
New York, Oct. 14. The following an
nouncement will appear in the World to
morrow: "Yielding to the advice of his
physicians Mr. Joseph Pulitzer has with
drawn entirely from the editorship of the
World. For the past two years Mr. Pulit
zer has been unable by, reason of a mis
fortune to his sight, to give personnl
supervisiou to the conduct of his journal.
In the opinion of his physicians the im
perfect and unsatisfactory connection with
its management has prevented a
completer restoration of his sight. To se
cure relief from what is felt to be hin
drance to recovery, the controi of the
World has been vested in an executive
board of its principal editors, who have
been long in its service, and have conduct
ed it in the absence of the chief. The
change is thus more nomiual than other
wise. It involved no change of men,
methods, principle or policy. The World
will continue to be guided by the ideas of
the man who made it what it is.
KANSAS ODD FELLOWS.
TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 14. At the state
convention of Odd Fellows the following
committees reported: Finance. Chairman
D. B. Lonu; charter and laws, Chairman J.
S. Codding; semi-annual returns, Chair
man W. A. Shannon; jndiciary and ap
peals, Chairman E. S. Bertram; state of
the order, Chairman George W. Jones;
grievances and appeals, Chairman A H.
Dow; legislation. Chairman John Carlton.
The report of Grand Master Voorhis was
submitted this morning. Of the condition
of the order he said:
"The year has been a fairly prosperous
one. The meeting of the sovereign grand
lodge within our borders has stimulated an
interest in our work, and added to this the
fact that the past and present officers have
oeen prompt to assisu m everj tuv pos-
sible, will account for our continued pro
Deritv as an order. Twenty-two subordi
nate lodges have been organized and a
charter restored to one, making an increase
of twenty-three, and we have lost three by
surrender of charters. A few lodges have
f. n led to send in reports, and I cannot give
the exact increase in membership, but it
will be over o00."
Of the Rebekah degree, he says: "I sin
cerely hope the day is not very far distant
when this branch of the order will manage
its own affairs just as the encampment
and patriarchs militant manage theirs. I
am convinced the sisters will cheerfully
shoulder the responsibility and gladly dis
pense with our interference and services."
The rcporl of the grand secretary shows
the number of members to be 15,635. The
receipts of the subordinate lodges for the
year has been $134,676.73. The disburse
ments including sick and funeral benefits,
amounting to $30,074.79 Seventy-two
deaths occurred among the members.
HALLOWELL AT KINGMAN.
Kingma-, Kan.. Oct. 14. Col. J. R. Hal
lowell, Republican candidate for congress
in the seventh district, spoke to a fair
sized audience in this city today. Ha held
his audience well for over two hours. He
was quite severe on the People's party, de
claring that it is made up of soreheads,
L'uion Itborites. Anarchists, etc., having
no pride of ancestry and no hope of pos
terity. He wont from here to speak at
ROASTED TO DEATH.
Clevelaxd, O.. Oct. 14. Abonr3oTlock
this morning Patrick Coleman, foreman
of the gas department of the Otis Iron and
Steel company, went into the drying apart
ment, a large "room built of iron, lor the
purpose of nesting runners so tuemolton
iron would not be chilled in passage over
them, and laid down for a nap The room
at this time was at a comfortable tempera
ture. Soon atterward some person turned
n t e gas without knowing that he was
in the room and when the doors were
opened at 6 o'clock, he was found literally
roasted. It is supposed that he was par
tially overcome by the cas while asleep,
and was unable to" make &L escape.
Tbot, Kan.. Oct. 14. Tbe Republican
coQveatiou of Doniphan connty. today re
nominated all the preent incumbents of
the county otiicrs a follows. Represent
ative. JamVs D. Wilharns. probate judge,
Frank H Denning; district attorney, Den
nis P Delanev: superintendent of "pubbc
instruction. Miss Frances E. Katner:
county commissioner, first district, D. W.
Edwards. The resolutions pledge the can
didate to vote for the re-election of Senator
El PAS50, Tex., Oct 14. McLaughlin
and Walters, the two men arrested in
Juarez about a year ago for the murder ot
an American woman, were released from
jail Saturday morning. They were tried
in the Mexican court and found guilty in
spite of their assertions of innocence, and
Walters was sentenced to be shot and Mc
Laughlin to ten years in jail. The case
was appealed to the supreme court of
Chihuahua, and nothing was heard of it
until Saturday, when the doors of the
prison were thrown open and they were
told to depart.
Walters was so weak after his discharge
that he could scarcely walk or speak.
Both are overjoyed to reach American soil
again. They say thev are innocent and
promise to make charges against the
Lkxikgtok, Ky., Oct. 14. Second day of
the Kentucky Horse Breeders' association,
Angelena won the Blue Grass stakes.
New- York Central second, Early Bird
third. Best time 2:21.
The Lexington stiikes were won by
Faustina, Betsy Britton second. Best
The 2:2t trot was won by Kenwood, M.
Keasan second, J. W. Tilford third. Beat
The 2:19 trot, value $5,000, eight starters
as follows: McDoel, Allerton, Henderix,
Stevie, Walter E.. Keno F., Diamond,
Henrietta. Three heats were trotted. Mc
Doel taking two and Allerton the third.
The race will be finished tomorrow. The
best time was made in the last heat, 2:15J
Chiltov, Wis., Oct. 14. The excitement
caused by the discovery of pearls in the
Sujrar riTer. near Albany in this state, has
spread to this locality. The gems have
oeen discovered in tne north and south
branches of the Manitou, the Keesuoke
and Mud creek, besides numerous small
lakes which lie in the county of Calumet.
The water is very clear and comes mostly
from springs, wnich are quite numerous
in this connty. The bottoms of these
streams are sandy and full of gravel, and
embedded in this gravel are millions of
clams. Out of two or three varieties of
these the pearl producing clams are found,
and the number of pearls found in a single
clam averages from one to fifty.
THE SANTA FE'S NEW SCHEME.
ST. Louis, Oct. 14. A railroad man unon
what, he said, was good authority, said the
Santa Fe will extend its line from Kansas
City to Memphis paralleling the Kansas
City, Fort Scott and Memphis road. The
line, it is said, will run through the coun
ties of Douglas and Otark, in Missouri,
and through Sutton, Sharp, Independence,
Jackson, Poinsett and Crittenden, in
Arkansas to Memphis. The informant
stated that the new road would assume
definite proportions within the next eigh
teen months. Should the report prove
true, and the extension be made, the Santa
Fe will prove a somewhat troublesome
competitor for the Memphis.!
Lkadville, CoL, Oct. 14. A terrible
explosion was reported at the Ivanhoe
Rusk tunnel on the Midland road, thirty
miles west of here, atvll o'clock this morn
ing. One of the workmen, entering the
tunnel with a box of giant powder, remov
ed one of the sticks and accidentally
knocked it against the wall. It exploded,
killing him instantly, and frightfully
mangling his body. The force of the ex
plosion caused the entire box of powder to
explode with terrific force, killing a man
who was working near and badly injuring
eight others, six of whom will die. It is
impossible at present to get a list of the
killed and injured. A special train with
physicians left here for the scene of the
A NEW BISHOP.
Toledo, Ov Oct. 14. Today ocenrred
the consecration of Rev. E. R. Atwell,
rector of Trinity Episcopal church, this
city, as bishop of the new diocese of West
Missouri. The ceremonies were very im
pressive. Bishops Seymour, of Illinois,
and Knicker, of Indiana, performed the
consecration ceremonies, assisted by
Bishops Tuttle, of Missouri; Leonard, of
Ohio, who preached the sermon; Worth
ington, of Nebraska; Gillespie, of North
Michigan, and MacLaren, of Chicago. It
will be two weeks before the bishop will
remove to Kansas City, which will bo the
RUN OVER BY AN ENGINE.
Sedalia. Mo , Oct. 14. An old widow
lady named Mrs. Margaret Hart was run
over and killed by a Missouri Pacific
switch engine, at the intersection of Engi
neer street and the railroad tracks. The
encinp struck her as she stepped on the
track and the wheels passed over her body.
bne was about oo years or age, anu nas
lived in Sedalia for ten years.
Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 14 News was
received here today from Jacksm, of a
dastardly murder committed Saturday
night near that place. John Gill, an in
offensive negro was called to his door and
shot down by two unknown persons. The
weapon used was a shot gun, and his
breast was filled with shot, one piercing
his heart. No cause is known for the trag
edy. AGAIN REVERSED.
DES Moivhs, la., Oct. 14 The supreme
court brought tho celebrated Billings mur
der case to a conclusion today, by revers
ing for a second time the declston of the
district court in the case. The supreme
court holds positively that Kingsley com
mitted suicide. Billings was convicted of
the murder of Kingsley and is now serving
a term in the penitentiary therefor.
EAGLE Pass, Tex.. Oct. 14. Experiment
al shipments of tin ore and block tin from
Mexico to Pittsburg, Pa., are now being
made at this place. The tin comes from
the mines of the Mexican Tin Mining com
pany of Pennsylvania, which are situated
iu the state of Durango. This is the first
Mexican tin ever imported into the United
Wrs-siPEG, Man., Oct. 14. Sir William
Gosett was accidentally killed yesterday
at Mission station on the Canadian Pacific
railroad. He was returning from a hunt
and in attempting to take hii gun from
his canoe the hammer caught on the edge
of the canoe aud was discharged, the shot
passing through his heart.
DILLON AND O'BRIEN.
PAEIS, Oct. 14. Nothing definite aas
been learned from any reliable source m
regard to the whereabouts of Mes-irs Dil
lon and O'Brien. The report that they had
landed on the coast of Bnttanny lacks
confirmation. A rumor current tonight is
that they arestaymg at Chateaugrif in the
department of iselne Et Owe, and that Mr.
Dillon intends to proceed to Rome.
Chicago Oct. 14. A deputy sheriff Is
here from Kansas ready to take Fraofc
Woodruff, of Cronin notoriety, back to
that state, if possible, when the fellow fe
discharged tomorrow from the Bridewell,
where he was sent a year ago by tbe crim
inal court Woodruff wanted In Kansas
for hor-e stealing, but owing to a technic
ality there is doubt as to whether he can
A CRAZY KING.
THE Hagce, Oct. 14. Tb prime minis
ter today informed parliament that after
tbe minister of insUce and the mim&ter of
the colonies had bad conference yesterday
with tb doctors attending the king, tbe
question bad beea submitted to the cabinet
whether zieattrb sboaW be Utken for
them to DTOvide for the eoM&Joa of oubttc
affairs. At tbe conference tt wa.s decided
that the cemlfcfcn of Ute ktsz " a I
that he was unfit to refcra.
THE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE BILL
VETOED BY STEELE.
The Honse Finishes the Bill to
Regulate and Frevcnt Fraud
The Majority Report in Favor of Separate
Schools Adopted by tho Council After
a Long Discussion.
An Important Case in Court Against the
Osage Indians Full Report of tha
Proceedings ofthe Legislature on
the School Bill Other Ifewa
and Notes of Interest.
Special Dispatch to the Dallr Easle.
GcTiiniE, Ok., Oct. 14. Chief Jnstice
Green has returned from holding court at
Stillwater. The court at that place, took
a recess until after the second Tuesday in
November. Eighteen cases were on the dock
et. One divorce case and one criminal case
were tried. The grand jury found six
indictments and is still sitting.
One cse, R. S. Owen against the Osage
Indians, attracted considerable attention.
It seems thnt the national council of tho
Osages leased to Brown & Bros, several
hundred acres of land for tho pasturage of
cattle. The lease began In 1&S3. The In
dians recognized thissimply as a lease re
vocable at their will. Last fall they re
voked the agreement, and asked Brown &
Bros to remove their cattle. In the
round-up 3,000 cattlo were found,
only twenty-seven of which proved
to be the property of Brown & Bros. Tho
remainder belonged to R. S. Owens. The
Indians found the lauds had been sub
leased, which tbey claim was contrary to
the agreement. The Indians wished to set
aside the agreement, and proceeded to con
fiscate the cattle and destroy the fences on
the premises. R, S. Owens prayed the
court to enjoin them from so doing' Owens
clnimed that the Indians must look to
Judge Green is enthtisiastical over Payne
county. He considers it one of the most
beautiful tracts of land he has ever seen.
There is an abundance of melons and late
vegetables. The wheat is looking finely
aud every prospect pleases.
Roll call found Colson, Currin, Lewis,
Long, Neal, Mathews, Peery, Post, Rob
ertson, Stovall aud Waggoner absent.
Prayer was offered oy the chaplain.
The journal was read and approved.
Mr. Daniels moved that Mr. Colson bo
excused for one day. Carried.
House bill No. 115, to provide for tho
registration of the names of the electors
and to prevent frauds at elections, was
takf n up. Tho features of this bill are aa
Section 1. County commissioners are to
lay out counties into election districts, with
not less than two nor more than thirty-six
in each county; there shall be as many
polling places as are deemed necessary;
no increase or decrease of election districts
shall be mado oftencr than once in two
Section 2 Thereshnll bo oue registry agent
for each district: they shall lie appointed
biennially. When the population is
greater than 5,000, two registry agents
shall be appointed.
Section .'1. In case of death or resignation
of any regular agent, the county commis
sioners shall appoint his successor
Section 4. The county commissioners
shall provide books aud stationery for the
Section 5. Registry agents shall be at
their offices between the hours of SJ p. m.
and S p. m. on all legal days from the 15th
of September to the 5th day of October,
and between the hours of 10 a. m. anil 10
p. ni. from the 5th day of Octoler prior to
any general election. A comnlete descrip
tion of the person is required.
Section 0. An oath must be iidinini.v
tered to the person applying for registra
tion. Section 7. Registry agents may chal
Section 8. Naturalized citizens must
produce a certificate and answer tho ques
tions propounded by the registry agent.
Section 9. Printed lists of all persons
registered shall be posted up in conspic
Section 10 After the election the regis
try agent shall make a list of the persons
who have voted.
Section 11. Any registered elector may
receive a transfer In case he movea out of
Section 12 The oath administered to
the registry agent.
Section 13. The compensation to be de
terrained by the county commissioners,
and must not exceed $5 per day
Section 14 A person must have regis
tered to vote.
Section 15. Any person voting who k
not a qualified elector shall be
punished by imprisonment in thu
penitentiary for not less than oue nor
more than three years. Any person at
tempting to register in any district other
than that in which he is entitled to reg
ister, or shall aid or abet any other person
to do the same, shall be fined not less than
150. nor more thaii l-VXJ.
Section 16. False swearing or offering
bribes is to be punished by a fine of not
less than tiOO nor more than fl.OOO. or Im
prisonment in the penitentiary not lam
than one j ear nor more than five years.
Section 17. The county comrnimioneni
may sit in extra s,ion two daya to at
tend to the provisions of thfat act.
Section IS To provide for an election
on th first Monday in November, lil.
the registry agents nknll outer upon thir
duties August 1. 1SW1
SVction 10. Copies of this act are to b
Chicri in tbe hands of all otAeers who may
e appoinJd under its provision.
The morning was consemed tn the con
sideration of this MIL
The council took ap tbe "color Hoe"
question. A crowded lobby erldaeeed an
unusual interest in this subject. A con
siderable number of blacks were ataoBg
tbe crowd, ami RpreviatatlTe Curria re
mained in the council tao-,t of the morn
ing. The majority of tbe commiUr m4 a re
port providiag for freparate schools en
tirely. I he minority reported In favor of mixed
Reboot except wbeu tae school trtttts
Mr. Brown, of Oklahoma, offered
as a MitxciuiUs to Make Ii op
ttamal with Um tewldps whets
er tbe scholars sfcocld be mixed or
Mr. Lisa commeseed tbe attack upoa
the majority report. H said: "One kum
wky I oppose separate scbot
creates additional exp
aoihr k that
row make tb colored bum md a kwtg U
uutce to scbooL The colored smb nan bis
taxes, why iboeld be h ooatpeltaf to Mtb
rait to thbt uafatr9"
Mr Brown of Oklahoma TW bill att
reads Mates that separate vHmoU sbaU fe
e4t&b)Hbel. Tata it nasdaUNry Tate t
contrary t tae artodpt of oar gavora-
Tae Mstti4 tab It ia Ue
f ac raoMcctat Acrta.
1 Tbe MR pwWae skat wa0 the jmiafceir f
colored children in any district is less than
ten, they may have the privilege of attend
ing soma ouo of tho districts of the county.
This might necessitate the colored chil
dren walking miles in order to have school
advantages. Is it not a denial of any
school privileges at all? Is it not uncon
stitutional Is It not reaching into tho
United States treasury and taking ouf
SjO.OOO to carry on an unrighteous wan
This territory is settled np by poor people.
It will be a burden in any event to main
tain schools. This section means that not
only colored children, but white children,
must bo deprived of school privileges.
Suppose the district has sixty children.
What is the result? You must establish
two schools. This they will not be ablo to
do. Two months' school will be the result.
It not only works a hardship to the colored
child, but also to the whiu child. Any in
telligent man can readily see this section in
in direct violation of the constitution of
the United States.
I wish to call the attention of the coun
cil to several points in the school law un
der consideration. The vast majority of
people are of Indian descent Indian and
African descent. Mixed races will bo ad
mitted into the schools. Down iu tho
Pottawottaraie reservation thoso of Indian
descent would have to go into one school
and those of Alricaa descent tuibt, go into
another. This will make an unfortu
nate condition of affairs in this territory.
He traced the history of the prejudica
acrainst the colered people since the war.
His remarks revealed the fact that much
of his life had beeu devoted to journalism
and he hail noted the softening of feeling
against the blacks while a traveling cor
respondent for a Cinciunati paper in the
south. He thought that the wail of Repa
ration was growing thinner with every year,
but until it was worn away It must be
recognized if the schools would be a suc
cess. He objected to the paragraph because
it was ambiguous while his substitute wan
certain. He claimed that local option was
the only true solution of tha color ques
tion. Mr. Blxler said: "You may pass laws to
compel the admission of colored ahildren
to schools with white children, but they
will never lw enforced iu the southern pare
of the torrttory "
Brown of l,ogan Do you man to say
thnt the southern part of the territory will
not obey the law
Mr. Bixler I mean to say, air, that
there are laws in the nitures of men
stronger than any on the statute books.
There is a strong feeling against the com
mingling of the races both north and
south. Colored people do not respect :v
white woman who would wed a colored
man and a white man who marries a color
ed woman is ostracized from society. "Do
you think," he continued, "thnt Governor
Steele could give a reception nnd invite tho
colored people If he did the white
would not attend."
Mr. Brown of Logan Do you think ho
would make any distinction? Republicans
do not recogui7i' any distillation."
Mr. Bixler objected to interruptions and
proceeded with hi speech.
Mr. McCartney, replying to the ntnte
ment that a lcadinc Republican of King
fisher had said he hoped they would not
havo mixed schools, said: "Ho maj
call himself a Republican, but down in his
heart he is not a Republican. I belisva iu
mixed schools, unequivocally. I do not
believe it is a part of legislation to favor
prejudice, but to legislate against it, I bo
Iieve iu the Declaration of Indapedenoo
and the constitution of thu United Statert.
I believe that every man should be equal
before the law. We have got to meet the
colored people In business and in every
calling of life, and thank God thoy uru
now our equals before the law. The com
mon schools should prepare us for tho
practicabilities of life. Advance them in
education and you purify their morals aud .
advance, their race,
Mr, Pittmau proposed to act In the mat
ter not as a partizau, but for tho
benefit of tlto people. "But,''
he said, "Domocratx have the courage of
lill"invlf Irttt uhit lwilil I V fftfcntn tlitt
. . ... . .w..'v, WUIIMI .CV.MIl.' xu.i,
and do not, like thu Republican!, hold out
the hand of fellowship and stab them with
the other like this amendment does, whleh
seems to be in favor of mixed hehoois, but
a stealth clause provides that tho trustees
may separate them." Ho didn't believe
the colored peoplo iu the territory wanted
mixed schools Ha nlno h tutted out to
show the colored people of tho audience
who their friends were, but wa (tailed
down by a point of order
Mr. Brown, of Logan, took tho position
that it was the duty of the leeinlators to
make no distinction. "Tbe laws of tho
United States fall, like tho dew of heaven,
upon white and black alike We are here
as wards of th United State a minor
child and our acta must not do riolenco
to that insltitution from which we draw
our life We have no leical right Ut raak,
any distinction." lit cited in Huppon of
his position the decidon of the supremo
court of the United States against (lis
crimination iu the railroad service iu tho
Mr. Gardenhirr, who was paired with
Linn, asked to b excused. Oklahoma
Brown objected. He was exctuwj by vto.
Mr Brown, of Oklahoma This a tiak
lish question and I would liku to Li ox
cuel. Mr LinnI didn't pair to kep from,
voting oh the question. I gub every
body knows I would vote.
Tbo council aftr a hatd dlcnk!ori
about mixed school, adeptxdthr majority
renort in furor of sanarate achoofa for
vrMUt and black.
A d j o u rn od.
POLITICS AT BLUFF CITY.
SpxrUI dUtMtck In Uh- DoUr XrfK
1!U rr (ITT, Kan., Oct. 14 I. A. Lev.
Republican eaartklat for jndsa af that
district, delivered oue of th beat poMtAasl
ftpeches here but night that hi bMi
heard in K'u tbifi campaign. He r
priAed and delight! hi fnonil, sad tsMth
Ited hnarty congratulations from mnmj at
the better and fair miaded Doutoerala,
while every prUA was marked by aa
plaase Hi iocine wm a review of tao
work of tiw party. tOo and national, Utr
tbe paat thirty years, aad wa a niort
complete . ad powarfnl aaswer to
tbo parrot-like query that has become no
tdiou, "What baa tbe Repubfteaa party
done for the farmer V He fadalged la ao
peroalitim towards the caadidatr. bat
painted the pkrtnre no fatibfaliy taat all
riMOgaizM tbe wbjxt His refrreaee to
Lincoln. Garaeid, Logan and other hins
of the party, wa UHnkiagly wkxfaoat. aad
hat warm tribnte to IngAiU mmI iaiai
was received with rapturotu app4aae.
Tare ar very few Jlepubikn awe that
affiliate with t dark laotorn party, awl
iau.Hr af tae IntHMgat Democrat WUl not
vot lor bimpkon, thoaxb tbey may sac
rote for IlaJiavralL War KaaiMM lake
arr political cue from rM fiHgadfer
Crtwnl L. L. Polk, then orory tbj
mighty hare fatiea.
A QUEEfl UQUOft CASE.
CourwBCs, Kan.. Jt. R A proaftfer
ca with a pr-cuJiar dafra aaai Mm
tae eoart la ibU city Sataraay. Jaatei
Wlioa ws arrwtd lor breaktag lata a
Mileoa aad ateuhag tiaaor The act waa
not denied bat thu d-fW Un pta
that a tbe fwlliag or kr-pag of Ifcftiaro
w eoatrary to Ltw. the act t takJag It
wa ao crirae. Tbe Jary reteraed a tjc
dtct la favor of tbe oeradaat. He wm
ta raarncKtod aa the eaarser of tattag
ta- bottle aad tbe preiiouaAry nxatntn-1
tioa will be held toasarraw
POKTLAVD.Ora. Oct. R-KUnaa Saritb,
aa asd fanaer irxtm Split Lag, Xa- waa
roabod of km prx4-book noTiiaang
BV'Dey aad caaeka to las aiaaat 4,lsS
today Jaata talMtaera PaetAc taosn
amrcd froaa. C nuttornu. Smith wm aa
tt on bM ovorocatt. aad. wa tutmr
paaaanear. wa prparia to )tw aaa
traia. lame aaaa ! boa. aad waits
oa aw aaM aba. aaacaor pa, bis kad
lata bat poefae aad uak tfcc pcokat-toafc.
TW iuaa aia4. Ii at rtrppa! rfwy
UUmntnd. aim warn a caKdtfc if
bad UjVJt )a arj7 la aaatVr pock