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rmgineer Uanmgton. has hceu run- cetdeo in g'!ing a patent dm hi,- Income after i( was, under order T
him.' ir-;v e;idiV ;'i!h miiiii.'i :1Ve nine imnrevuischl. The in- i i.. ! n,;i.,n llnn-m n i:m . fin- n..i
i t . i - --i -!, !, a'iii-'i
Li'l t jr.i Mjt lumber 1'nr the new com- veHion prinn.-c- m remove a nie.-t
Mr. Williams, ill' th pine.-, ami
Mr. Wyatt,of Ueno. returned fr.m
Korl Smith on I In- l.'Jth.
Twenty cows have been given to
each of the schools, tliu- supplying
a long foil want.
The grounds about the Arapahoe
Mission have been greatly improved
The mail passes three times a week
instead of six, as formerly, over, the
Yanita Las Vega mail route
Messrs. (((). K. Reynolds & Co.
have greutly improved their store
building by re-siding and painting.
A hydraulic ram has been put in
to draw water from Caddo Spring
to the Cheyenne school building.
Mr. Praster, the artistic briek
slinger, has been at work on the new
commissary for the last month.
Messrs. (Jeo. K. Reynolds it Co.
have just reeieved a tine lot of lem
ons and apples.
The masons say Hint the brick
now going into the commissary
walls are of excellent quality.
A little regiment of Indians are
fit work milking buy for the Govern
ment. J. IT. Seger took" a run over the
mail line between Darlington mwjJ
noti iasi weeic. t ,
The Union Spy will lie put cm the
boards three nights during the com
ing fair at "Wichita.
Messrs. Covington and Murphy
accompanied the Cheyennes and
Arapaboes m their trip to Arkan
sas Ci I v.
Caldwell is building up with sub
stantial brick buildings, which are
a credit o her people and show an
enterprise that is worthy of success.
Mr. A. 0. Williams came in from
Rond Creek the hatter pari of last
weelv. He reports everything flour
ishing in that region.
Mr. Ford, a farmer from near the
Wichita Agency, slopped a couple
of days at this place lust week, while
en route for Caldwell-
.Rev. Fliott ennie up from Shaw
neelown last week bringing with
hi in two boys, who will be placed
in school at Carlisle.
Ja-ah, an Arapahoe hoy, has six-
itov-four head of cattle, which he has
Adhered together in the last eight
; Prof. Norman, of Sumner county,
Onsas, has been employed an an in-
j awlriul teacher in the schools nl tins
ndf rtulvcribe for tln Thaxhi'ohtkh
kkndwiile aiding in the. civilization
o(tlMr Julian race, secure for your-
&1K i.'aTie Fckert, formerly an
employe of tin f-chool here, will suirt
for hor jYuiae h Kansas Io-iihutow.
Miss Utkert hajust recovered from
:i protr.eted spd, of malarial fever
and onh leaves ;b Agency by the
:iil in j wi pbjki n.
The lime of the lnt burn is of
luttcr ipia'.iiy than that ma.de be
fore. Mr. Covington .superintended
the work, winch was done princi
pal! v bv Indians.
Miss Walkius, the woman who
beat the Caldwell editors soeleverlv
a few weeks ago, whs taken from
the iraanl holie ;-t Reno nil 1 sent
north a short time ago,
A number of cattle men have ex
pressed a determination to advertise
their brands, but in the hurrv of yet
ting out this number we have not
had time to iind out what their
Mr. "Fred Williams, who went
from the Agency to Rond Creek two
months ago, has a line herd of cat
tle on that range, lie enjoys better
health than he had while teaching
The military aulhoritiw at Cald-
wrll have been ordered to remove
all cattle from the Cherakee lands
on which the owners will not pay
the tax. Tt is not probable, however,
that manv herd's will be removed
as cattle men are generally disposed
to do the fair thing.
' W. X. Hubbell & Co., the enter
prising outfitters of Caldwell, in or
der to reach the cattle men of the
Territory have a, half column adver
tisement in Uri paper. They are
enterprising and accommodating
gentlemen and know how to adver
tise to advantage.
Several new floors have been put
down in the Arapahoe school build
ing, and a number of other impor
tant changes hire been made. Al
together the building has been thor
oughly overhauled find left in good
condition, soiiuf aearpentei'5 could
do it, for the opening school.
This nuitibeip$Uie Tuaxspohtisj?
is sent to many persons who took
it before its enlargement, and we ask
all who feci .m inteest in the work
we are endeavoring to accomplish
to aid us in extending its circula
tion. We slmU try to give our read
ers the full worth of their money in
news of general interest.
T. A. M'Xeal, junior editor of the
Medicine Jvodge ('reset, and their
foreman, Lute Ailine, made uh a
verv pleasant will this morning.
They came down Ia uee the country
and to recreate. Air. M. is an editor
of experience and ability and fully
deserves the sucoeftM the Crewel J.
We have received h large lot of
cuts for cattle brand., which we will
put brimd on and publish for six
dollars u year. As this paper will
circeulut1 quite exleiv-jwly among
stock men, whose inle;vsfc it will
represent, they will Jindthis the best
way of communicating with ono an
other, Where brands are generally
adverlisetleslniyH are easily !..-.
ovt and Mralint; hiiiwisr-ibj.
fruitful cau.-e for rfanity and
should be m'evallv used for it--chritiaiiihiu
ixllueiiee, if for noth
intr 1 1 .. Mr. l h. s veral oilers
fnThi manufacturei who wish to
avail theinehe oj U advanlas
of the invention.
We are pained u bear of the
diatb of yy-4, (Jcorge Hoover at
Cabh"il. Kan. .Mrs. Hoove went
from Wichita to Caldwell i-ulv a
few wu'ks ago to join her hti.haud,
who i unploycd as foreman on the
ConuiK'reial. jhe leaves four chil
dren and a most devoted hu-band
to mourn hn death. We have known
Ir. Hoover for some lime as a thor
ough gentl'-man and deeply sympa
thise villi him in bis aHlictiou.
Messrs. Tucker vS: Hmith, from the
Pan Hum lie, were here on the 20th
inst. They are cattle men of some
incurs and are looking for a loca
tion fer another and better ranch.
They have sold at Caldwell and
Dodge 200 beef cattle this season.
They report grass and cattle in good
condition in their part of the coun
try, near the head of Pease river.
A. Watson, an extensive cuttle
dealer whose ranch is near Camp
Supply, passed, through this place
a short time ago. He was driving
a hjjnLef lW) ntth; which he pi!r
nhased in North Texas. He came
this way on account of the better
supply of gra,ss and water on this
Roman Kose arrived from Carlisle
on the 7th inst. He was tu ken five
years ago, as a prisoner in Florida,
and afterwarc lo Hampton ami Car
lisle. At the last named places, he
Attended the industrial schools for
the instruction of 1 ndian youth, lie
speaks English quite well and ex
presses a strong desire to go back
and finish his trade, thai of it tinner,
13. W. Parker, General Manager of
the Southern Division, iVational
mail lines, came in from St.-Louis
on the 13th. After transacting bus
iness here, he f tailed for Las Vegas,
New Mexico, where he -will take the
train for other points in the South
west The National Mail Compa
ny ha its linea all over the United
State end the honesty and efficien
cy of its Management are every
THE BKJ5F TROUBLE.
The unvarying quiet of this Agen
cy whs disturbed on Tuesday the 17
imi, and hut for the practical com
mon sense and knowledge of Indian
character, which fortunately chnne
ter'ws the heads of both the Indian
and Military at this place, j com
mencement of a deauliovy lmliui:
carppak'i 'igbt bave liecti inau!
seem that ft band of
('!. ; nr-
oa :t:;.r U i - i a ". ; ;i n.ph o Ik
l'ree !ie irMe by s-p;.ig (Si
Agepi i ;i hif . y Irom I be l.eeri.:--v,)
U) i,f e-iiey end il. in .ii id in;: il,
S.id;.; was lu ;r deteimiiiiitim;
thai ibe Agent, unsupported a.k he
was j,( the tini( finally irave tin m
an order Ibr the beef; bt:i dWormin-
d to convince the parties llud n..
-'k'h aelinn euld, in the future, !
I'peKled, instructed the Indian j
licetM bring th" (wo p: in ipal of-ienih'vs-
t' !he nffie-, as tiny won1 J
listen V) nt'him: at the corral. Th&
police startnl on their iu.-inn ntx
Tuesday morning, but somo reported
that the partie , j'einforced bv t-ever
al of their I'riendr.. had ,-tripp"d for
a fight, asserting ! heir determinatiojfl
to die be lb re being arretted. Tli
police, lvqueslita iinfoiceinentj
the commanding ohVerof V. Ken
was " called upon., wlm proni)tly
marchfd two sjnall companies t?
their suport. By Ihi trrne Kevem'J
hundretl JncKans liad eajgregate4
where the Ke Iwtd the Cheyennen
surrounded, and, in t3ie uiinenee o(f
their chiefs, threatened to sumiH
the Cheyenne braves in their hostil
ities. Maj. Randall mv at once
thai his force was inadequate but,
deieriuim id to assert the authority
of the (loyernment, ordered the In-'
dinn to bring the two men desig
nated by 'A gent Miles to his office,,
assuring them that unless it was?
done very quickly, h nhould ttdoe
them by ftirce. Tlie fndiajis, though
many utnes as numerous, eomdnded)
to obey, and tid as requested. JHil
on their arrival at iho Agency, they
threatened to take vengeance on tho
Agent, and, for a few moments-, the
prospect for a free fight was decid
edly good Their several chiefs
counselled obedience, and the Aren't
and Maj. Ttandall, in a short bull
vigorous iaik, told them that, hav
ing complied with instructions, and!
the young men having pleaded ilmi,
their demand for back rations was
made in the belief that they were de
manding what was of right their
own, no further action was taken;;
but no similar action must be take a
by them in the future. With thin
they dispersed, and the usual calna
hasugnin settled down upon us. The
drmduct of tho officers having this
matter in hand cannot be too high
ly praised. By their firmness, tem
pered as it was, with a judicioujs
bravery, a groat calamity tft?
averted. The orders of the ajitijorjj,
ties were, in fwt, tntetfv& S$ 3.
cited were Home of ?ffo ymu Vtyrt ,
tit one time that the (iwMiM
charge of upwt'il may have prcri fi
liated matters and a g( neral figlil
resulted. Fortunately no nneh ileal
dent occurred and everytldng ondA
av,,.!l ,i - could have been h(in!l
.. Ti ;. Ike ?hoYcd adebniuin
aiion to s..nd on the right id", ar.'i
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