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II. LKn OirwoiiTnT,
Vmiva, I. T., But. 18, 1002.
Crops will soon begin to report
There is no sentiment In practi
cal politics. Publio opinion is
only respectod when it is backed
up with volea.
Tbo piincipal objeot In some
people's lives appears to be to
break into the penitentiary. They
Tho rbronlo kicker is like a
chicken rbich has been operated
on with An azo. Ho has no head
to govern his actions.
The territory jolnlist is some
thing of a swaggart until tho lav
grips bim, and thon he cringed
like a dog under the lash.
Vinlta extends a glad welcome
to her many gliosis today and is
entertaining them as befits the
Queen City of the territory.
Tho politician is about as secure
at thn pio counter as the resident
of Morliniquo. An eruption that
will sweep him from publio view
is liable to occur at any time.
Mr. Mellette says that the
masses of the republicans are anx
ious to enlist under the Roosevolt
banner. The army of pie hunters
must look mighty big to William.
Every citizen of Vinlta should
be a promoter of the city's wel
fare. There 1b not a day passes
but that some opportunity is given
to say a good word for the Queen
Lost a union station some
where between the selfishness of
privalo individuals and the inani
ty or the railroad officials. Finder
will pleaio notify a long suffering
Tho ones who find fault with the
contonts of a newaper are usually
those who are leading questionable
lives and do not wish the general
publio to become cognizant of the
The political hope of tbo Terri
tory rests outside of her domains.
One irilucntlal man in congress
can achieve more in one day than
continuous conventions or confer
ences can in thirty years.
Govornor Green McCurtain, of
the Caoctaw Nation, has stated
tha Oklahoma is a Choctaw word,
meaning "red apple." Tho pain
tlat its arrogance causes in this
section suggests that the color
ought to bo changed.
That conference of chiefs will,
no doubt, be a pleasant affair, and
cannot poBsibly do any harm. A
Conference of a bunch of wire pull
ing coDgreBsmen favorable to the
Territory would inspire, tuwever,
more hopes of results.
Muskogee is anticipating some
sensations from a bunch of true
bills returned by the grand jury
before adjourning Saturday. It is
intimated that eomo of the elect
are on the anxious bench, as n re
sult of their transgressions.
The preBent cold snap has de
veloped some animation, even in
the-habltues of the dry goods
boxes. Tbey whittle faster and
in other w;ys show that their ap
parent ossification ia but a well
developed case of that tired feel
ing. The location of a canning fact
ory or small manufacturing plant
here, would serve as a valuable
demonstration of the advantages
offered by Vlnlfa as a manufact.
uiing city. The larger plants
would soon follow the smaller
There are a number of little
towns which continue barking at
Vinlta. They are harmless, and
will soon be distanced by their
neighboring communities which
have quit the same game and have
emulated the hUBtling exarapln,
which has placed Vinita so fat in
The new court towns are prepar
ing for the initial terms of court
with becoming pride. Borne oi
these same towns will not need a
United States court to show that
they are on the map, within a few
years, if 4bey continue their pres
It would pay to bring the more
Influential membors of congress to
tho territory on a junketing trip
beforo the short session. If they
oould see asd appreciate the poll.
t cal conditions, after being shown
tho wealth and culture of (bit
section corrective legislation would
' '! u"'uuii6iuh tip OIK UimilBipBl-
Uy is governed by tho sarno rules
as ore applied to tho successful
privata enterprise. Intelligent
conduct within nnd intelligent ox
Little matters like the disfran
chisement of (Ml enlightened poo
plle do not interest Borao resident
officials. So long ns thoir warrants
arrive regularly they consider tbo
present government of tho Terrl
It would be a good idea for tho
several chiefs to throw a "cold
hand" at that South McAUster
pow-wow to deoide whioh one shall
be the first governor of Ihe terri
tory. The hum ol the bee is ir
all of thoir bonnets.
In view of the trouble expert
enced by Muskogee and Ardmore
in obtaining free delivery of mails
it would be well for Vinlta to an
ticipate tho establishment of a
second olaeB postfllce here, by
starting to build good sidewalks.
T- I ' r r
Wagoner lias beon badly fooled
on a "petrified man" fake. This
is not surprising aB Wagoner is a
live town, and anythidg petrified
is a curiosity. There are some
towns in which a petrified man
would attract no more attention
than tho balance of the population.
From all accounts some of the
local gamblers, whose game W to
fleece strangers in private games
of cards, narrowly escaped indict
ment by the present grand jury.
Their day will arrive however in
due time, and it will take the con
tributions of a good many lambs
to balance their acoounts.
The beef trust 1b not a marker
to tho United States oourt when it
comes to tho price of meat. An
ordinary cow, whioh has not car
ried a tenderloin for ten years
costs a man five years of liberty in
tho court, where a few hundred
dollars would buy it cut and de
livered from the niuoh maligned
Tho Spindle Ton oil Hold at
Beaumont is in flames and the loss
is expected to exceed one million
dollars. An inexhaustible tupply
of the purest water is a muoh more
secure asset of a town than an un
known quantity of the oombujli
ble lubricant. Our artesian wells
are worth more to Vinita than a
dozen oil wells.
Vinita is tho ideal oity in that
it odors not only the most favora
ble business advantages, but com
bines all of the comforts of the
residence city. With splendid
schools, pure water, cheat) table
supplies, and a population notiV ' lap robes as a background to a
r- l-m Hn.l ....1u IW. ..AV. I,a Kllnln.. t -.l.1l.... t l U-11
for law and order, life offers its
most attractive side in the Queen
City of the Territory.
t'reBMeni uooaeveit bs re
turned to Washington. He did
not handle the thiuUle and break
a record; the engineer never skin
ned a grizzly with him; and he did
not recognize in the conductor his
old chum, "Bilious BUI" the
Montana terrier. As a conse
quence his press agents consider
tho trip a dismal failure.
A chronic disturber of the peace
should never be fined. Ileapeots
ble relatives usually pay the flues
and, aB a consequence, they are
not, in fact, any punishment for
these violators of the law. Jail
sentences have but little more ter
ror for them,as tbey are absolutely
oblivious to diegraoe. A rook pile
is the one and only solution.
Tho imposing of a few severe
sentences on the first "pot hunt
ers" arrested, will do muoh to
ward protecting territory game
from slaughter this season. The
present law offer sufficient pro
tection to guarantee game preser
vation. The only thing ueoeasary
is for the oo-operation of the
farmers with the law offioers.
The right freely to criticise the
publio actB of public functionaries
IB tho most valuable right the
peoule have. Indeed, it Is a con
dition precedent to the intelligent
exerolse of the eleodve franohiee.
It is a right not accorded as a
special privilege to the press or
for it rake, but to Ihe people
themselves and for the sake of
their liberties Ameiioan frees.
From all accounts that Musko
gee dentist, who assaulted 0 A.
Looney of the Times, had better
confine himself in the future to
pulling teeth, or he is liable to
draw a straight ticket to the ceme
tery. One of the essentials of
modern journalism is to print the
faots irrespective of persons, and
to stand by them until that tradi
tional cold wave alters the aeoapt
ed conditions in the hereafter
Twenty Scholarships Ptot.
Tbo Catholic Indian Uuieiu hm an
nounced that It will offer twenty fica
scholarship) at Uic Saored Heart In
stitute here, this joar. All appljciuu
roust- be Indlaus by blood Full par
ticulars as to coiidliljim can he ob
tained from Rev. A. 1-'. Versavel
Vinlta, I. T. '
Nice line of vleltluir cards-iatt.
itylct-at tu oitiw
Marked tho Inauguration Of
tho Throe Days Of
Entertain tho Big Crowd Spectac
ular Trades Display Parade
'Othor Features of tho
Merry Event Many
Vinita assumed her carnival dress
Tuesday morning, and with the
spectacular trades display pa
rado tho festivities opened.
Trades Display Parade.
Tho parado was delayed for
nenrly an hour In moving, while
tho finishing touches were being
applied to somo of tho handsome
It wbb nearly 11:30 when Mar
shal Broaker gavo the order to
march and, headed by the aug
mented band playing an inspiring
march, tho long line of attractlvo
floats passed down IllinooB ave.
Following lbs band were the
blue ehirted tiro laddies eecorting
the brightly burnlBhed"inachlne."
Mrs. Balentine'a float, loaded
down with on attractive display of
groceries, followed tho fire depart
ment. The Home Bakery was repre
sented by a striking imitation of a
huge lonf of bread, which attracted
a great deal of attention.
II. M. Williams had i decorated
wagon filled with farm produce
Tho Vinita Plow Co. wbb attract
ively represented by a decorated
buggy drawn by three handsome
The float of tho Badgett-Sanders
Mercantile Co. was a pavilion dec
orated in green and white,in which
Miss Agnes Ficklin, attended by
two pretty littlo maids, was on
throned. It was an artistio mas
terpieoe and received many com
The Green Rood Co, displayed
farm implements and a handsome
buggy on their prettily decorated
The theme of the Ralclifl Mer
cantile Co's. float was Oriental,
Reclining under a moeque-like
dome was Mies Lahman, attended
by Misses Myrtle Crockett, Nettie
Dunoan and Willie Trott. The
handsome Turkish rugs and drape
ries oompleted a very pretty pic
ture Lee Barrett had a wigwam made
UIEJJIUJ Ul BUUU1CB, ClU. iUUIBUUIl
Stevens, resplendent in red paint
and a big pipo. looked the Indian
A completely furnished dining
room and kitchen was tho attract
ive exhibit of the Frazee Hard
ware & Furniture Co, S, R. exe
cuted a spectacular stunt in pre
venting Housekeeping Irom being
broken up when the rough places
Spaulding Bros, had a fine dis
play of farm implements and bug
SECOND DAY WEDNESDAY.
Throughout this morning, low
ering clouds with occasional down
falls of rain threatened to dampen
the oarnival spirit and prevent the
flower parade this afternoon. Just
beforo the hour for the parade the
olouds scattered and a few shafts
of sunshine sent the hopes of the
carnival management and throng
of visitors skyward, as the parade
was the principal event of the day.
The ladies who had spent days
in deooraling the vehicles decided
that their efforts should not be for
naught, or that the visitors should
be disappointed, and announced
that tbey would enter the parade,
whioh took place at 3:30 and was
by far the most attractive feature
of the oocasion.
Among those who have entered
are: Metdames Btanfield, Thomp
son, Parker, Foreman, Chandler,
Day, Kornegay, Burckhalter, Joe
Green, A. N. Green and Griffith.
The excursion trains from sur
rounding points brought large
orowds in thin morning, and the
btreets were soon crowded with
Notes ol the Uootlis.
The fire laddies' .booth, which
was one of (ho most attractive, was
well patronized during the carnival
by those who aro interested in as.
sisling the department to obtain a
house for tho engine.
Tho Christian Endeavor booth
of the Presbyterian church did a
rushing business. It was the mec
ca for a hungry throng throughout
tho carnival days
The Methodist booth, resplend
ent in its dress of golden rod, was
one of the popular places with the
Several of the merchants, Includ
ing Ed. Lee, Badgett-Sanders
Mercantile Co., Burns Racket and
Ed. Rose had attractlvo bootbo,
which supplied tho many wants
The faklrB added their full quota
tcTtho din Sy supplying tho juve
nllo Vinitan with the modiams in
the shapes of whistles, elnglngt?)
At North Park.
All of the noisy splendor of tho
midway greeted tho visitors at
North Park. Forluno tellers, vau
deville, tralnetl-nnimals, and all
tho attendant attractions aro there.
Tho visitor has a o suleo
tion to draw from nnd v.n cither
try to read tho thoughts of an edu
cated snake or listen to the musical
snoros of the buried sleeper. There
aro a number of very good nttrno
lions at tho park, and it 1b a popu
lar placo of amusement.
Allss Trott the Plower Queen.
The voting contest for Flower
Queen closed Mondaynlght nnd tho
judges doclared Mies Fay Trott to
be tho recipient of tho high honor,
The closing hours of tho contest
were very exciting and votes for
the several fair candidates poured
in. Mies Trott received 397 votes
winning by qulto a majority.
WAS TOO SPEEDY.
R. Ilreker Oavcn Sneak Thief An
exhibition of Sprinting.
Georgo Williams, n "spieler"
for one of the midwny shows, is
locked up in the jail and Manager
Harris of the Golden Rule store is
congratulating himself on the re
covery of a pair of trowsurs, ns
tho result ol the sprinting abllitios
of A. R. Breker.
Williams ontorod the Golden
Rulo yesterday, oBtonsibly to
purchase eomo clothing. When
he left there was a pair of trow
sera eecroted under his vest, but
tbore was no sales ticket on the
He then entered the Ratoliff
Mercantile Co. to select n hat. He
made his choioe when no one was
looking and started to leave the
store. He was dleoovered and
brought back, but when he was
searched the hat had disappeared
but he still had the trowsers. Wil
liams then deoided that his pres
ence was no longer needed and
breaking away, he speeded up the
alley past Lee Barrett's. A. R.
Breker heard the cries "stop
thief" and started in pursuit. Wil
llama was taking the rough places
on the jump, but Breker let out an
extra kink and overhauled him.
Williams was winded when
caught but by the time he gets out
of jail, will probably have recov
MEETING OF CHIEFS,.
Tribal Executives Will DUeues I'laqj
Chief Pleasnnl Porter, of the
Creek Nation, has invited the chief
executives of the other nations to
meet at South McAleeter, Sept. 26,
to discuss means of obtaining state
hood for the Indian Territory.
Chief Buflington and Governor
McCurtain, of the Choctaws, have
accepted, and it is thought that
Governor Mosely, of the Chicka
saws, will also bs in attendance.
PERSONAL AND IMPERSONAL.
Ex-Snutor i'efter, of Kanaan, has pre
pared a topical Index oi nil the debate
in congress up to lbCl and prupoic to
tnake the vork complete to the pres
Iter. John Kerr, of Lima, 111, Is the
oh nor o the oldest Bible in the United
BtateB. It was printed in 1153 at Zurich
nnd has been in Mr. Ilerr'a family for
W. It. Button, an Engllhhman who
died recently, left about $10,000,000 in
trunt to provide model dwellings for
working people. The trustees may
make the rents as low as they like, pro
vided no one lives entirely free of
Iter. C. A. Skinner, of Cambridge,
Hum., nnd father of the actor, Otis
Skinner, sny he believes that the lima
is not far olT when ministers and
church goers will realize that the legit
imate star;e has a benefit lul Influence
and assists in the work of the chureh.
Kthan Allen Hitchcock, secretary of
the interior, had a grocery and provi
sion store in St. Joseph, Mo., when a
young men, end sold pro isiuns mostly
to pioneers passing through that eity
for the fur west. He went to China
after selling out and returned to at.
Louis a wealthy man.
It is SO jeers ago slnee (ialusha A.
Qrow, of Pennsylvania, as first sworn
into congress, and he has outlived
every other member who took theoatU
with him at that time. The only rea
son why he Is not now the father of
the house is because his membership
has not been continuous.
Kmperor William has recently is
sued an order authorizing officers of
the navy to wear beards. This is con
strued as a hint for all ofllcers to do
so, as Jt often pleases hie eccentric
majesty to indleate hie wishes indi
rectly In such a manner. The military
effloers still adhere to the imperial
form of mustache,
ltnrLrm In India,
The barhtrs of India rank vllh the
wsiherMomeo. The son of barbti
must be a barber all hit life, and hit
wife must be a barber's daughter. The
Hindoo shaier travels about in search
of oustomsrs, and the bsrberlng ii
done ra the street. Hut there an nt
stools, both barber and customer
squatting on their heels Hhlle the op
eration is performed. The Hindoo bar
ber is a manicure and a chiropodist a(
well, and his pay is wretchedly small
Itarbcrs in India, working as servants
f?r a swell native family, or far a Eu
ropean, receive from 91M to two dol
lars a month. They often not as sur
geons, and they make a spculatty oi
piercing the ears of yaunjfglrjs fo
earrings, while barbers' .wires Are a',
most always lalrdreiW. U'ctrf jh
Verdict of Aggravated As
sault Returned by Jury
In Bollng Case.
GRAND JURY FINISH
Their Work Alter Relun.it g 134
True Bills and is Discharged
by the Oourt Numerous
Oasoti Are Transferred.
(Tuesday, 8ept. 10 8th Day.)
Tho hearing of the Bollng as
Biiult caso, which has ocoupied tho
attention of tho court for the past
two days, was resumed this morn
lag. Tho ovidenco had all been
heard when court adjourned yes
terday afternoon, and this morn
ing's session was devoted to (ho
hearing of arguments.
The grand jury has relumed true
bills against tho following:
John Johnson, forgery.
Frank Day, altering and utter
Will Turner, introducing liquor,
J. T. Howard, arson; J. T. How
ard, assault to kill.
S. Kolly and Hy Landrum, lar
ceny and receiving stolen properly
Jess Miller, larceny.
Bills woro ignored against Floyd
McVlckers, charged with larceny;
John Wheat and Frank Marshal,
larceny; Andy Crosaland, forgery;
Will Wallen, forgery and larceny.
Frank RinoB, charged with in
troducing, took a transfer to No
wata. John Johnson, forgery, trans
ferred to Sallisaw.
Frank Day, altering and utter
ing, transferred to Sallisaw,
J. T. Howard, arson, transferred
S Kelly, larceny and receiving
stolen property, plead not guilty;
Hy Landrum, larceny and re
ceiving stolen property, plead not
Jees Mlllery, larjceny; continued.
Motion of Earl Holt, charged
with murder, for continuance was
(Wednesday, Sept. 17 9th Day.)
The jury in the W. F. Boling
assault case, in which Boling waa
charged with having shot a mr.n
named Berryfleld, returned a ver
diet ol aggravated assault.
The grand jury completed itn
ossion yeEtorday and wbr dis
charged by the court. Bincr con.
veiling the jury returned 134 tnio
hills. Tho following truo' bills
we.ro returned yesterday:
Wm. Barr, larceny.
Frank Day "
Wm. Johnson, Sara Frye, Frank
hphriatn and Tom Anderson, rob
bery. John Han enterod a plea of not
guilty to u charge of introducing.
Tom Shelton plead not guilty to
charges of rape and adultery and
case was transferred to Claremore.
Bond fixed at 8500.
Josh Martin and Florence Lano
plead not guilty to charge of adul
tery. Caae continued and bond
fixed at 8300 each.
Daniel Jeffrey plead not guilty
to carnal knowledgo female. Trans,
ferred to Pryor Creek; bond, 8500.
Doug Smith and Copper John
plead not guilty to charges of in
troducing and aEsault to kill.
Transferred to Sallisaw.
Tom Jones, arraigned on charge
of murder, plead not guilty.
The case ot Addison Stewart,
charged with incest, is being heard
Have Pealed Throughout a Half Cen
tury for Air. and firs, II. C.
The echoes from tbo wetldin g
bells whioh n half century ag o
chimed merrily at the wedding ' jf
Mr. and Mrs. II. O. Barritt cor ,ld
uu ileum in uu muir buboi jtt.j
mony at the western Hotel ' .ilon-ll
uay uigui nuere uieir guiuer ( laHJ
leo was celebrated.
Surrounded hy a large t'saom
blago of friends, by their children,
and their children's ohl rn tbo
ceremony whioh omb ed them
on life's sea together ' , repeated.
Rev. Mr. Uray of ht) Mthodlm
church officiated r M 88 jrey
l roll rendered the ffa8jeetiriJitrn5r.8
nf Ilia w Aft fit nfF m .- ., 1
The "bride" ,m g0Wned in v
palo green orgs ,sje ond WIB nt.
tended by Mrs ,j, IL Arler j.
II. Arter wail & upon lhe groora.
After tho xntetaauv" an Infor-
ma! recept' )0tt wn8 jItW by tho
Loppy coi .ipio -a,,,! rai-flBhraentB
were ser' ej
0?er hundred gests wero
preeeo t Bt tn6 ,Bppy M-ont and
many handsome prusontetworB re.
Ono sunburned hay borne; d&rk
streak Uown batikj bluclriXJlnt, dark
luano and tall; 14 I janda-iilitb; t feat
old. Hat tier.o rir Ideu but is thy,
3. p. Lkdukttku,
City Marshal. I
A TEETH DECAYING JOB.
Hen Working In Stornarettftfterjrl'Jts
Ijir It lo Snlvhnrlo Aclil
Calculated to n rouse, wonder &nd
perhaps oxclto tho curiosity of tho
medical nnd dental professions were
It generally known is tho fact that
the teeth of the men who handle tho
storngo batteries ot tho Thirty
fourth street crosstown cars rot
from the effects of tho ncid fames
which nrlso from tho batteries ns
they aro charged, while apparently
no other ill effects are felt, says me
New York Tribune.
Twelve men work in the two pita
at tho power houso in West Forty-
second street, In which tho storage
batteries aro taken from tho care.
recharged nnd restored to tho cars.
Tho nits nro situated between the
tracks near tho doors at cacn onu
of tho building through which tho
cars enter nnd depart. Each pit has
two openings Just largo enough to
permit batteries to be lowered from
nnd raised to the cars through them.
Aa tho cars nro atopped over the
openings, which nro exactly tho
shape of tho batteries, tho rcttnngu
lar boxes, their powor having been
consumed, nro released from tho fas
tonlngs which clutch them to tho
undcrbody of tho car. They fall
through tho opening into n. frame
work, traveling on a railway in the
pit, nnd nro guided down to tho floor
of tho crone. This powerful machlno
also carries n freshly charged bat
tery, nnd when th powerless ono has
been lowered tho fresh one Is hoisted
into placo in tho samo manner, an
automatic clutch holding it in placo
under tho car.
Tho batteries nro charged for one,
two or threo trips. When tho num
ber of trips made by each car In tho
courso of a day is considered It is
apparent that tho batteries nro re
charged many times, even in 12
hours. Sulphuric ncid nnd water
form the liquid proportions of theso
batteries, and when they nro charged
with nn electric current they cxhalo
clouds of vapor or fumes wldch aro
strongly impregnated with sulphurio
ncid. It is these fumes, tho men say,
which, cnuao their teeth to decay
rapidly, even in such n short spaco
of tlmo ns three months. Save for
causing a soroncs of the skin, tho
fumes apparently do them no other
harm nnd have no effect on their
lungs, though they cannot help but
inhnlo tho ncld-chargcd fumes. Sev
eral blowers bring fresh nir from
tho outside, but tho ftimos nro not
entirely dlspolled. On somo day;
when tho wind blows from such n
quartor ns to force the fumes back,
rather thm draw them out, tho men
ore obliged to work with cloth over
their noses. Yet nil tho workors In
tho pit seem satisfied, nnd say they
do not mind tho fumes nfter thoy
have becomo neenstomed to them.
Even tho men who work ovor tho
pits on tho outsldo show decaying
teeth nnd say in thnt respect that It
Is Just as bad to work over tho pit
as it is insldo it.
ENGLAND'S WEDDING RING.
Srmbnl Vied nt Coronntloit Once Ue
longed to nlwnrd ttio Cun-
"Tho Wedding Jtlng of England" la
of plain gold, set with n largo table
ruby, on which tho cross of St.
George is ongraved.
Legend says that this ring belonged
to Edward tho Confessor, and that
ho bestowed it on nn old beggar who
asked nn alms ot him, he having noth
ing elso at hand at thn moment.
Soon nfterward, soys Llpplnoott's,
two English pilgrims lost their way
In tho Holy Iand and were succored
by a "fayro olde mnn," who on part
ing said to them; "I am Johan tho
Evnngelyst; nnd saye ye vnto Edward
yo lcyng thnt I gretc him well by
the token that lie gall to me, tuya
t xynge, with hys ono hnndes."
Certain it Is that James 11., wneir
detained by the fishermen ot Sheor
ncss on his first attempt to ilea tho
country in 1088, contrived to hldo V
ring, called "the coronation ring," In
This was a favorite ring ot Mary,
1 ueen of Scots, aud was sont by her
nt her death to Jamei I., finally com
ing into tho possession ot Georgo I.
thremgh tho channels by which ho ob
tained all tho remaining papers of Uie
housit of Stunrt.
At tho coronation tho archbishop
puts tho ring on tho fourth finger of
his majesty's right hnnd, saying:
"Itccelvo this ring, tho ensign of lcing
J y dignity nnd of defosso ot tho Cath
' lie faith.'
Itru lias a coast line ot 1, COO miles.
The present population of Holland
The -present population ot Ecuador
( t about 1,300,000, Including Indians.
Successful experiments in raising
tea have In recent years hoen mado
on the Caucasian coast ot the lllaclc
Fashionable Moscow lap dogs are
iow hand-painted In deooratlro de
signs, according to tbe St. Petersburg
A Hrltlsh cruiser, tho Tandora.was
prercntcd from soiling from Ports
mouth on time recently, because her
condensers wore clogged with eels.
Thomas Atkinson, who helped
Stephenson hulld the Rocket, has been
70 years in a trades union r.nd heads
the memlxtrtlilp list of the Amalga
mated Soctaty of Engineers. Ho is 00
jean of eye and has drawn benoflt
money from the union for 27 years.
Prussia on December 1, 1000, accord
ing to the official .census figures, had
81,472,509 inhabitants, ol whom 10.V7J,
433 were males aid nfiOlflSl fomalcs.
The kingdom contained 21,617,577
Protcstauts, 13,113,070 Catholics (In
eluding Oreek Orthodox), 139,137 Ewm
bcrs ot other Christian sects, end 39;,-
Hungary has 11 towns of 0,000 In
habitants, or more, according to tho
recent census. Iluda-Pesth has 732,
000, Szegodla, 103,000; Maria Thercs
iopol, 88,000; Debrcozln, 75,000; Pres
burg, CC.000; Hodmerovasarhely, 01,
COO; Kolskemct, 67,000; Arad, C0,000;
Temcsvar, 63,000; Qroswardeln and
Klausenburg, 60,000 each. Agram, in
Croatia, has 01,000 inhabitants,
Peculiar Viennene Cnstom.
At Venice when anyone dies it is the
ustom to fix ft plaoard before the
dead person's house, as well as In ad
jacent streets, as a sort of publio no-tic-,
slatlna- his name, age, placo of
birth, and the illness from which he
died, affirming also that he received
the holy sacraments, died a good Chris
tian, and requesting the prayers of
the faithful Chicago Journal.
Jletter Then Iljruniultt!,
When it comes to opening ft heart,
The largest car ot stoves that ever came
to Vinita. Our line is complete in every re
spect. Come in and examine our stock. We
can please you in PRICE and QUALITY. We
have the Charter Oak and Bucks, both heating:
and cook. The Quick meal and the Majestic
Ranges, the best on earth. We guarantee
Darrough Hardware Co.
ms. Afj. A--?
R.Ai?tv irfw -SSWK i(S.K i5k kJ.33
wyem gjhiM p.-m ajms sryjoM- Tnh-.i
Of Bripsop & P&ttersop...
Is now open .for business, with a
splendid assortment of. long and
short leaf yellow pine building
Sash, DoorsjSand, Lime, Cement and
Acme Plaster. All lumber and sash
house specialties. We challenge com
parison on our builders stocks.
Our material is right. Our prices axro
right. No trouble to figure your bills
and estimates. We are here for busi
ness, and our health is firsticlasa.
N.B. For knot holes and splinters ao
elsewhere. We don't sell 'em.
Location, West IlUno!st.,Opp. PresftyHrf OCMS.
FEEDERS FOR SALE!
Good healthy feeding steers for sale. "
Will sell in numbers to suit purchas
ers. For full particulars address.
JOHN FRANKLIN, Estella. I. Tr
Chap Settlers' Rat?s to the
Far W?st and NorthuJest.
Tbe IlurlinKton Route renews the low ,
oue-way Settlers' rate of 125.00 from
Missouri River to Cnlifornis, Portland
and the ruKt Sound country every day
durlnR September and October, with
correspondingly Jow rates to the Spo
kane District and the Ilutte-IIelena Dis
trict; also proportionate rates from inte
rior Missouri, Kansas and Southwest
"Tfc n,irllnolnn Northern Pacific
Esnrm" i the great through train leav-
. rI... .1-!l.. fn .!.. Vr til
ing Kausa.i iij uaiiv, " -...-west.
Through Coaches, Chair Cars,
(seats free), Standard and Tourist Sleep
ers to Butte, Helena, Spokane, Tucoma,
Seattle, Portland. Connecting train
from Denver at night joining this North
west train at Alliance, Neb.
Home visitors' excursions to points in
Ohio and Indiana; dates of sala Septem
ber ICthand 23d; limit 30 days.
Also excursion rates to Ohio and
Indiana during the first week of Octo-1
bcr, at tue time ot tue uig oranu nriyy
reunion in Washington, D. C.
To ChlcaEo The Burlington's famous
"IJIl" is the best known and most popu
lar train from Kansas City and St. Joseph
T .li. IjihI. Two dallr trains carry
ing all classes of standard Darlington
On the first and third Tueiday of Sep
tember and October, to many sections of
the West and Northwest.
Consult our nearest agent or write th6
undersigned for full information, printed
matter and the least cost of your pro
Tv. J. IIRICKim, T. P. A., 823 Main St.
Kansas City, Mo,
h. W. WAKUI.UV, G. P. A., St. IuIs.
C. 31. M5VY, Gen'l Manager,
St Louis, Mo
We Are No-
But we Believe In bi&mo.
Sec Woocrard for your
signs. Shop north of Fris
Finley's Barber Shop,
Wc have put in an addition
al chair and now have four
chairs hi operation, enabling
us to szlve better service.
You don't have to wait.
T. FINLUY, Proprietor.
Best Meal In the City 35c
Short Orders a Specialty.
first Dear l!it ol RaUllll's
Gex & Miller,
Livery, Sale and Feed Stable
Special attention to driving trade.
Wagon yard in connection.
phone No 6, So, Wilson St.. Vlulta
Wife, I fear the people in
St. Louis will suffer this whi
ter. Why, husband?
Because, from the size of
thccnr of stoves thnt the
Darrough Hardware Co. re
ceived yefllerday, there is not
n stove left in St. i,ouis.
The Most Direct
Route from citlicr north
or south, to the Famous
Health Res ort n n d
is via the
Descriptive literature concerning
this delightful xe.$ort furnished
upon appicatiou to
Passenger Traffic Department,
"DHLY 6 SWVfS T56H
THE KATY W-V. ' !
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Texas & Mb;;ico.
pullman ouffct sLcrr""
AND RECLINING CHAIR -''
OH ALLTHnOUC'l 7V.I..
for FAST TIME ta.-
"THE KATY FLYEt
nCST AND QUICKEST OCRI"
ire the most fatal pf all diss
90 KIDNEY CUBE Hi
K tl n I, gj
SULPHUR, I. T,
I J&$K.'.il. w
or money refunded, Contain!
remedies recognized by end'
ncnt physlctans as the best fof
Kidney and Bladder troubles
PRJCa SOc aae $I.W.