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BEAVER, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, THURSDAY, MAY 1G, 1895.
The school children of Delaware, by
an overwhelming vote, havo ashed the
legislature to adopt the peach blossom
ns the state flower.
Boston maintains an olllclal called
the city forester, ami during the busy
planting season in the spring and fall
ho has over 100 men at work lu beauti
fying the streets and parks.
Tub promotion of Gen. Schofleld to
ho Iteulcnnnt-gcncrni has caused one
more general officer than Is ncedod for
tho military department. On his re
tirement, however, in Septembor tho
old status will bo restored.
Thk drama has found Its way to tho
borders of tho Arctic zone nnd "Tho
Streots of New York" was recently
thrilling thchuarts of tho sturdy dig
gers of gold on the banks of tho Ico
fringed Yukon. A stock company gavo
Sr.XATon Snr.uiiAN is to preside over
tho Ohio republican stato convention
this year, making tho soventh tlmo
that ho has performed that service.
Ills first appearance as a presiding of
llcer was in the convention of 1855,
which nominated Chaso for governor.
A BurciDK club has been formed by
the'young ladles of Ilecchcr hall at the
University of Chicago. They refuse to
glvo tho names of tho members nnd de
clare that as they drop out of tho world
their names will bo learned. Tho of
ficers of the society embrace a master
of ceremonies, director of cortege,
doviscr of new methods, connoisseur
of poisons, soother of consciences,
guardian of tho knife, toasttnistrcss to
the dead, composer of epitaphs and
Skxatoii Jones, of Arkansas, ono of
tho members of tho United States del
egation to tho proposed international
monetary conference, in a recent inter
view said that ho knew of no progress
being made toward the hearing of such
a conference and expressed tho opinion
that the next democratic national plat
form would declare unequivocally for
tho free coinage of silver independent
of action by other nations, and that
tho republican platform would declaro
In favor of bimetallism and an inter
At tho conferenco of tho supremo
ofllcers of tho Knights of Pythias at
Indianapolis, Ind., recently It was de
cided to wage war on tho scceders
from tho order who havo started "Tho
Improved Order Knights of Pythias."
Chancellor Commander Ritchie was in
doubt about tho wisdom of bringing
on a fight, but tho other supremo ofll
cers insisted that no quarter should bo
given. Tho opposition order had Its
origin in tho action of tho last supremo
lodge in deciding that hereafter tho
English languago only should bo used
In tho secret work, and the Germans
The Hon Parnoll, belonging to Col.
E. Daniel lloono, met his death recent
ly in the Monterey, Mex., bull ring
while fighting a Mexican bull. About
J,000 persons occupied seats in the
amphitheater and seemed to bo highly
gratified with tho entertainment,
though tho lion refused to mako any
attack whatever excopt as a last ex
treme, when ho was being unmerci
fully gored. Morn than a dozen times
in all tho lion was tossed to tho'top of
tho cage and tho injuries that ho re
ceived caused him to dlo within an
hour from tho time tho fight com
menced. The wnsto of wealth in America
through conflagrations was considered
In an articlo in the. North, American
Review recently. Tho American pays
proportionately for his flro insurance
twelve times as much as tho French
man, seven times as much ns the Ger
man, four times as much as the Eng
lishman and much moro than tho
business man In any other European
country. Tho flro Insuranco premiums
In this country average. 6300,000,000 a
pear, lly making their buildings fire
proof tho French cover their annual
losses by an outlay of (inly 825,000,000
At Portlnnd, Ore,, S. Kinsman, stock
man, and It. Selling and M. Slchel,
sapltallsts, havo incorporated as tho
Oregon Pocking & Fertilizing Co., with
a capital stock of $20,000. Tho object
Is to slaughtor and can horse meat.
These mon think thoy enn find a mar
ket for tho meat In Franco and Ger
many. Thoy havo 0,000 horses bought,
ind options on ns many more. They
will begin slaughtering so soon as
machinery for canning can bo put in.
Tho new company will recolvo no ac
commodation from cattle meat com
panies, as they refuse to havo anything
to do with it
The action of tho pension bureau In
sonstruing the legal meaning of de
pendence under the act of Juno 27, 1800,
has been reversed by Assistant Secre
tary Reynolds In a decision on a de
pendent mother's caso. The ruling
provided where tho property possessed
by a mother having na other means ol
support was so small that it would not
yield an income sufficient to support
her during her life, It should not de
prive her of tho right to a pension, lly
"adoquato means of support" tho law
was interpreted to moan acomfortablo
maintenance of tho pensioner during
tho remainder of her life.
Foit tho first time, it was said, since
tho organization of the Grand Army, a
department commander has recom
mended that tho national government
pension tho soldiers of tho confederacy.
In an address recently at Denver, Col.,
to tho delegates to tho stato encamp
went. Gen. N. Rollins declared infavoi
of financial assistance to needy sur
vivors of tho lost cause. Tho conven
tlon received the recommendation!
-with apparent approval, but tho reso
lution for a special committee to pre
sent the matter to tho national en
campmont at Pittsburgh next Septcm
tier was tabled after a hot debate.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.'
Gloanod By Tolegraph nnd Mrtil.
rKIWONAIi AN rOLITICAI-
The London Times said on tho 7th
that In consideration of Japan's aban
donment of tho Liao Tung peninsula,
she will receive an additional indem
nity of 550,000,000.
A ijei-oiit from Washington said that
tho deposits of gold in tho mints had
fallen off and thai private parties wero
buying tho products of the refineries
and that tho motal was drifting to
New York. Many persons thought that
the foundation was being laid for
another bond deal by tho Morgan
llothschtlds syndicate, as tho syndi
cate had an option on any now bonds
that might bo issued beforo October 1,
and that they wero cornering gold to
The stato department has received
tho reply of Spain to Secretary Grcsh
am's demand In tho case of tho AW
nnco. Tho Madrid government ad
mits that tho assault upon the Amer
ican steamer by tho Spanish cruiser
was unwarranted, and expresses regret
at the occurrence.
At Columbia, & C, United States
Judges Slmonton and Gofl? decided
that tho provision of tho South Car
olina dispensary law preventing Im
portations of liquor for private uso
was contrary to tho interstate com
merce act and was null and void.
An injunction was issued restraining
tho seizure of such liquor.
The executive committee of tho
Democratic Honest Money league nt
Chicago has upciueu to at onco
begin the work of organizing tho
wards of that city against frco silver.
This, means the first step in n fierce
battle for the national dolcgatlon.
which will bo elected next year. Tho
work will be begun In Cook county and
tho agents of tho leaguo will press It
until It ramifies throughout all Illi
nois. Ci Si-XI
The general nssembly of Delaware
adjourned sine die on tho Oth without
selecting a successor to Senator Hig
glns, although the republicans claim
their leading candldnte, Col. Henry A.
Dupont, was legally elected. The 211th
ballot since tho deadlock began four
months ago, resulted: Henry A. Du
pont, republican, 15; J. Edward Ad
dicks, republican, 4; Edward Hidgcley,
democrat, 0; Tunnel, democrat, 1.
The third observance of Wcsloyan
day, in memory of the founding of tho
Methodist church, was celebrated at
tho Auditorium by the Methodists of
Chicago on the Oth. Between tho ad
dresses, musical numbers woro ren
dered on tho great Auditorium organ,
a chorus of 1,000 voices taking part.
President Tn.VYJ.-on, of tho supremo
council of tho American Protective as
sociation, delivered his annual address
at Milwaukee. It was a very long
document, making suggestions and
recommendations covering practically
every leading question of the day.
The bill rcaklnjr tho birthday of
Abraham Lincoln a legal holiday has
passed both houses of tho New York
Twelve Hundred blast mon, em
ployed by tho Illinois Steel Co., of
Chicago, struck on tho 7th, and tho
strlko was expscted io extend to other
departments. Two of the three fur
naces wero shut down. Tho men de
manded better wages and asked for
moro help, claiming that they wero
compelled to work unnecessarily hard.
Thkhe was a severe earthquake at
Mcndonca, Brazil, on the 7th. Tho in
habitants wero terror-stricken and
fled from tho town. Mcndonca Is situ
ated about 55 miles southeast from tho
volcano of Aconcagua. The place was
dostroyed by an carthquako In 1809.
The region around Camden, Ark.,
was visited by a bad hailstorm recent
ly, damaging many residences nnd
beating vegetables into the ground.
Tho corn crop was said to bo stamped
nut and would entail now' planting.
Tho fruit, crop was knocked off fully
00 per cent. An old negro woman wat
frightened to death and two other ne
groes wero seriously injured by their
houso blowing down.
The international convention of tho
Y. M. C. A. opened its annual session
at Springfield, Mass., on tho 8th with
about 500 dolegates present, represent
ing forty states and territories, besides
several provinces In Canada. Tho
nomination committee brought in a
list of officers nnd thoy woro unani
mously approved. The report showed
an aggregate membership of 244,077.
Tho financial reports showod an in
crease In the property hold by tho Y.
M. C. A. of moro than 82,000,000 with a
total Of 810,252,873.
At Coney Island, N. 'Y., on tho Cth
Jako Kllraln, of Baltimore, an-1 Stevo
O'Donnell, of Australia, mot lu tho
ring to havo a twenty-flvo round go,
but In the twenty-flrst round O'Donnell
knocked Kllraln down and although
tho Ilaltlmorean staggered to his feet
tho roferco stopped the bout and
awarded It to O'Donnell as a matter of
mercy. Kllraln looiceu very beefy
when ho stripped and O'Donnell's
blows lncked forco.
At a meeting of the trustees of tho
Columbia college In New York Presi
dent Soth Low made a formal offer to
assume personally tho cost of erecting
tho now collogo library building ns n
memorial to his father. Tho now li
brary. It was estimated, would cost
Two armed bandits mado a whole
hale raid through the country 30 miles
east of Guthrie, Ok, Near Tryon, they
robbed McClelland of a largo sum of
money, then wont to a neighbor's
stable nnd stolo two fresh horses. A
number of other houses wero visited
and tho occupants held up. They
reached George Ross' place, near Dale,
whom thoy robbed of 5650, a watch and
Fikk early on tho Oth, at Buffalo, N.
Y., destroyed M. Strauss & Son's tan
nery, postnl station A, Grobon's coal
yard, barns, several freight cars, two
dwellings, a number of horses and a
largo amount of stock in East, Buffalo.
The loss was estimated at 5250,000, witb
John Camehon, clerk to tho Cincin
nati board of health, died on tho 0th
from tho excessive uso of cigarettes.
Tho deceased starved to death, nnd
from ISO pounds ho fell to ninety
pounds. Ho smoked fifty and seventy
tlvo cigarettes a day.
Mosr.s Neai., of Oklahoma City, has
been appointed to look after tho allot
ments of tho Cheycnno and Arapahoo
Indians. They havo in all about 3,500
claims and It Is tho Intention to leao
them so that Improvements can bo
The action of tho National tubo
works, of McKnesport, Pa., in grant
ing their 4,000 employes an increase of
10 per cent. In wages is regarded as
very significant In manufacturing cir
cles In Pittsburgh. Tho National tubo
works Is tho largest plpo mill In tho
world, and as a result of tho Increase
in wages a material advance in tho
prico of pipe Is expected soon.
Prteii FfcLt,EiirAM,aged 7-J.was found
dead In his bed in on attic room of a
business block In Muskegon, Mich. Ho
begged his living from door to door
and was never suspoctcd of having a
cent. In tho mattress under him was
found hidden over $4,000 in bonds, cer
tificates and cash. Ho had literally
starved to death.
The boiler In tho sawmill of John
Bennett, north of Kokomo, Ind., ex
ploded On tho 7th, blowing tho mill to
fragments. James Gatt, tho foreman,
was instantly killed, and Frank Doan
Ing.Fred Phillips and John llusch wore
At Eau Claire, Wis., Judge Balloy,
in sentencing Embezzler. Harry 1). Mc
Master, declared that tho only way to
suppress such cases of embezzlement
was to strike at the root of public gam
bling. Tho Chicago board of trade, ho
believed, had caused moro distress,
ruined inoro men nnd wrecked moro
families than civil war.
Al.l. tho union moldcrs In Indianap
olis, Ind., struck on the Oth for n rigid
scale of wages from 52.25 to S2.50 per
day. They woro receiving from 52.00
to 52.40. A recognition of tho union
wns also domanded. Tho owners of
tho ten plants involved will, they said,
grant neither demand.
Lioiit.m.no struck a small boat In tho
harbor at Duluth, Minn., during a storm
on tho Oth nnd two of tho occupants
were instantly killed.
While a party of workmen wero
drilling in tho rock at tho foot of a 30
foot precipice at Unlontown, Pa,, a
ledgo became loosened and fell, bury
ing three of them. Michael Jones was
crushed to death, Patrick Ryan was
fatally injured and an Italian was se
The ten days1 lockout of tho union
painters at Indianapolis has ended.
The union painters accepted tho terms
of tho bosses and all went back to
work. Tho bosses on their part agreed
to take back the men without preju
dice and not to discriminate against
It was reported on the 20th that tho
British had occupied Corinto and that
the Nlcaraguans would not pay tho in
demnity demanded until compelled to
do so, in order to avoid being forced to
Tun biennial congress of tho Ameri
can Trqtting association was held at
Chicago on tho 7th. llesidcs tho elec
tion of ofllcers several changes in tho
rules of tho association wero made.
A disastrous cloudburst, hail and
windstorm visited Dayton, Tenn., on
tho Oth. The streets wero Inundated
and two of tho bridges on tho prlucipal
streets washed away. A number of
mnall houses wero blown over nnd
there was great destruction of grow
ing crops. Gardens and fruit trees
wero destroyed. No fatalities wero
Wichita, Kan., May 12. Miss Lucy
Gatewood, tho j-oung lady who was
thrown from it buggy Thursday night,
died yesterday. George Ellerton was
with the young lady at tho tlmo of tho
accident. Ho Is n young man conuect
ed'wlth tho railway mail service.
ToriurA, Kan., May. 12. A complaint
chnrglug Governor Morrill with hav
ing obtained money under false pre
tenses was filed in tho ofllco of Justice
of the Pcaco Govo yesteiday. It is
sworn to by u. W. Peters, a store
keeper of the stato penitentiary, and
cojta'ns two counts.
Toi'ElCA, Kan., Mny 12. Lincoln
post, G. A. R., the largest lu Kausas,
has adopted resolutions in which It
protests ugalnsl the erection of a mon
ument in tho city of Chicago lu mem
ory of the Confederate dead. Iu even
stronger terms the resolutions con
demn the G. A. II. post of Chicago,
which has (signified its intention of
participating in the ceremonies nt tho
Confederate monument on Decoration
Sachamento, Col., May 12. W. C.
Donaldson, alias XV. K. Crow, has
been arrested horo for a 84,500 post
office robbery at Caldwell, Kan.
Kinoman, Knn May 12 While en
gaged In making repairs in a mill In
this city J. A. Russell, a enrponter, al
lowed his clothing to come in contact
with tho main shaft, by which he was
thrown on his back across the rapidly
revolvlug shaft and instantly crushed
to death as well as horribly mangled.
Caddo, I. T., May 12. ThU was tho
day sot for tho execution by shooting
of Johnson Jacob, a full-blooded Choc
taw, at Pushmataha diMtrict court
grounds, thirty miles east of here,
for the murder of his wife last full.
In nccordauco with tho Indian custom
ho was permitted to go where he
pleased slnco conviction, but news re
ceived here shows that tie has adopted
tho white man's tricks and left for
GuTintiE, O. T May 12. Byron
Henderson, a colored man, was arrest
ed yestcrduy ou the charge of assault
ing Mrs. Mnry J, Davis, n whlto worn
n. Mrs. Davis Is a respectable woman
nd had hired Henderson to work for
aer. He kicked in her door, cursed
nd bent, and choked tho woman, In
flicting painful wounds.
Five Republics to Form a Commer
cial Atllanco Against England.
ADM. MEADE'S RETIREMENT.
Detached front the Xorth Atlnntlc Squad-
run the llrnr Admiral Ak to lie
v Ketlreil Under the 1'orty
Venn Service Claufc.
Washi.voton, Miyr 11. Flvo Central
American republics will join In a com
mercial boycott of Great ltrltaln, ac
cording to information received hero
through diplomatic channols. This is
one result of tho recent bulldozing of
Nicaragua. Representatives of tho
Central American republics In this city,
while possessing no official Information
ns to tho proposed boycott, are, never
theless, of tho opinion that a commer
cial alliance will result from the recent
International complications. Tho ro
suit cannot fall to bu of great benefit to
citizens of the United Statos engaged in
competing for cpntrol of tho Central
American markets. Tho business
transaction between tho flvo republics
of Central America and tho outside
world is of considerable volume, and
covers every branch of Industry. Tho
United States and Great ltrltaln have
heretofore been close rlvnls for a divi
slou of this trade, with Germany not
a bad third. A boycott by Central
America against Great ltrltaln means
an Increase of something like $15,000,
000 per year In tho business transacted
between citizens of tho United States
and tho Central American .republics at
tho present tlmo, with tho prospects of
Its being steadily and materially aug
mented. A dm. Meade's Retirement.
Washington, May 11. Probably tho
most Interesting nows of tho day
is tho coming retirement of Rear
Admiral Meade of tho navy. Ho has
just been detached from tho command
of tho North Atlantic squadron at his
own request nnd has now applied for
retirement next month. Adm. Meade's
retirement is, wholly voluntary nnd
comes to him under that clause of tho
naval law which permits retirement
after forty years of service. It is
true that his health has for sev
eral years been unsatisfactory, tho
wounds which ho received dur
ing tho civil war giving Itlm a
great deal of trouble, but his relations
to tho navy dopartment during his
command of tho squadron of less than
a year's duration, havo been very un
pleasant, and are no doubt tho pre
eminent causes pf his voluntary retire
ment. To these, wounds his friends
attributo his great excitability and
nervousness, which have kept him con
tinually in hot water with tho navy
department since he was placed In com
mand of the homo fleet last August, a
mouth beforo ha was promoted to tho
highest naval rink.
11IO' rilAUDS IN CHICAGO,
A Jtilllnn Dollar Probably Stolen from the
l'ublic Work. Department.
Chicago, May 11. Frauds of the
grossest naturo in the pay of tho de
partment of public works have, been
uncovered by Commissioner Kent.
Dead men, the commissioner declares,
have been enrolled and their names
forged to time checks. Names have
also been duplicated and residence?
located whero there were vacant lots.
All of theso facts aro now in tho pos
session of tho commissioner and in
course of preparation for submission
to tho legal department of the city for
prosecution. It is estimated that SI,
000,000 has been stolen from the city in
IN'THUNATIONAI. V. 31. C. A.
A Number of Award. Slade, hut None Have,
Yet Come Went.
Sl'IHNOFIEl.D, Mass., May 11. Tho
second day's session of tho Interna
tional Y. M, C A, convention was de
voted almost wholly to routine busi
ness. Tho judges on tho educational
exhibit nearly comploted tholr work,
making most of tho awards. Moro
than sixty cities mado entries. The
highest uwards of merits havo nearly
all been captured by eastern cities.
Dayton, O., makes a very remarkable
showing, having captured seven first
awards. Among tho principal awards
none went west of Minneapolis.
31UST SUND l'OK.MULA,
American Medical Association anil Medical
BAiriMonE, Md,, May 11. The Amor
lean Medical association, during their
session yesterday, adopted a recom
mendation of their board'of trustees to
the effect that hereafter the journal of
tho association, which is published In
Chicago, will Insert no advertisement
for any medicine which is not accom
panied for publication with tho chem
ists' formula of Its preparation.
Fourth.Cla Weitern l'otmater.
Washington, May 11. These post
ofllco appointments wero mado to-day
At Dodd, Macon county, R. Summers;
at Gordonvlllo, Cape Girardeau countyv
J. Ramsey nt Hutchinson Ralls coun
ty, J. J. Coll; at Mnrtlnsburg, Audrain
county, Miss M. Douglass; nt Stannic,
Pulaski county. B. Crismon.
In Oklahoma At Warren, Greor
county, XV. S. Wlnney.
ii . " i
An Imentor's Vai Fate
St. Louis, May 11, Andrew II. Lu
cas, inventor of the Lucas ship and
of a successful graiu binder, diod to
day at the city hospital from domontla,
resulting from business disappoint
ments. Tho deceased was deprived of
tho benefits accruing from his inven
A Nebra.ka Town fire Swept.
Ceiiesco, NoU, May 11, Tho entire
business portion of this town was do
strpyed by flro early this morning.
Tho post ofllce, banks, hotel and every
storo were consumed.
A KsniH l'o.t Office Kcbber Caueht.
Sacuamento, Cal., May 11. W. C
Donnelson, alias W. K. Crow, has been
arrested hero for a 82,000 post ofllce
burglary at Colvllle, Kan. i-
afti:i; ilOV. MOHHU.I-
A Kama rmttentlarr Clerk Sh
Tor-KKA, Kan., May 11. A complaint
charging Gov. E. N. Morrill with hav
ing obtained money under falso pro
tonscs was filed in tho ofllco of Justice
of tho Pcaco Grover this afternoon.
It Is sworn to by O. XV. Peters, a store
keeper of tho stato penitentiary, nud
contains two counts.
Ono charge is that tho governor
signed a voucher authorizing tho audi
tor of stato to Issuo a warrant for SICiI
to J. Ijltrlstow nnd tho other that ho
signed n vouuhor authorizing a war
rant In favor of Charles Hull for 575,
and that tho vouchers both set forth
that thoy wero for services rendered to
Justlco Grovor said soon after tho
complaint had been filed that he would'
not Issuo n warrant" for Gov. Morrill's
arrest until ho had been directed to
do so by County Attorney Saf
fortl Mr. SnlTord had not been
Informed of tho proceedings when a
reporter saw him at 2 o'clock, but
ho said that if tho facts were
as stated to him by tho reporter ho
would not order a warrant. Ho said
tho vouchers signed by tho governor
plainly showed that thoy wero for
services rondorod by Brlstow and Hull
before ho (Morrill) was governor and
that such being tho case there was no
falso pretense In tho transaction nnd
un examination boforo n justlco of tho
pcaco would bo a silly pleco of busi
ness. thk iihkidkntiiai. affaiiu
Tho Kansas Hank Commissioner I'aya the
Amount or Ilia Alleged Shortage.
Toieka, Kan., May 11. Stato Hank
Commissioner Broldenthal Thursday
paid into tho stuto treasury 5915 tho
amount of fees collected on hand and
later his deputy. Frank Osborn, sottlcd
for April and turned In 5310 moro,
making 51,255 the entlro amount duo
to tho state. Deputy M, A. Waterman
is expected to nrrivo Saturday and on
Monday his collections will bo turned
Assistant Attornoy-Gcneral Godard
says that tho stato has not yet decided
whether It will take any notion on
Stato Accountant Challenor'n report
of tho affairs of tho bank commission
er's ofllco. Tho onlynctlon authorized
by law Is a criminal prosecution for
malfcasanco in ofllce, which, In tho
event of a verdict of guilty, would bo
followed by removal from office. But
it Is not believed by lawyers that
Itrcldcnthal has laid himself open to a
criminal charge, and, If that bo true,
Mr. Jobcs' only chance of getting tho
ofllco Breldenthal holds Is by tho pro
ceedings now pending in tho supremo
A MVUIILF,U CASH.
The Attorney for Dr. Iliichanan, tho Wife
1'olvmer, Claim That lie Is Legally
New Yohk, Mny 11. Tho attorneys
of Dr. Buchanan, tho convicted wlfo
murderer, who was to. havo been elee
triclsed during tho week of April 22,
but to whom two reprieves wero grant
ed by tho governor, clan that he Is
legally dead and cannot now bo pun
ished by clcctrlclslon. Tho sentonco
was not carried out, as tho attor
neys for tho defense claimed that
their appeal to tho United States su
premo court acted as a stay, and Attorney-General
Hancock advised Warden
Sago to wait until this appeal had been
acted upon. Tuesday District Attor
ney Fellows reported that thcro
was in fact no appeal pending which
was operative in this case. He
claimed that tho courts had already
decided that an appeal in such a caso
could not bo entertained. Therefore
ho held that there was no legal obsta
cle In tho way of Buchanan's electric!
slou on tho date fixed by tho second
respite granted by Gov. Morton.
HNIOUTS Ol' THK KOAD.
.Commercial Traveler of Kansas unil Okla
homa 31nke Merry nt Topeka.
Toi'KKA, Kan., May 11. Tho fourth
annual meeting of tho grand council
of United Commercial Travelers of
Kansas and Oklahoma began this
morning with a reception, nfter which
Mayor Fellows and U. C. Burton deliv
ered addresses of welcome nnd Grand
Counselor W- F Tuttlo, of Concordia,
responded. Afterward short speeches
wero mado by II. J. Dowd, of
Chicago, W. L." Day. of Concordia,
senior grand chancellor, and J. A.
Kimball, of Salina. Then tho regular
buslnoss meeting began behind closed
door's.Jastlng with a noon recess, until
4 p. th., .when an adjournment was
taken 'to Representative hall, whoro
addresses wero delivered by Lieut.
Gov. Troutraan nud others. Tho pro
gramme at night included a reception
FAltMKKS VS. CATTLKJIEN.
Oklahoma Agriculturist Threaten to Drive
Out Free lUncs Advocates.
GuTillllK, Ok., May 1L In G county
in the extrcmo western part of tho
territory, tho frco range cattlemen
won a free range election a few day
ago. Now the farmers declare that
tho election was carried ty fraud,
scores of Texas cowboys being voted
illegally, and havo armed themselves.
The houso and barns of J. B. Nicholas,
a cattleman, waro destroyed by flro
and a county official, who sided with
tho cattlemen, has been given twenty
four hours to leave tho county.
lire Cause Attempt at Suicide.
Buui.inoton, Kan., May 11. Tho bus
iness block occupied by J, A. Moshor,
jeweler, was destroyed by flro last
night, but tho stock was mostly saved.
Incendiarism was undoubtedly tho
cause of tho fire. Soon afterward
Moshor attempted sulclda, but physi
cians succeeded In saving his life.
An Alderiuau Makes a Haul.
Sioux Falls, a D., May 11. Acting
Alderman Sampson has disappeared
with S7u5of saloon finos. Tho lines
have been Illegally colloctcd by tho
city, which has no right to allow the
pluces to run, and Sampson cannot be
arrested for embezzlement as tho
money did not belong to tho city.
Tho Hannibal (Mo.) Dally Times bis
Judge Pllxor Is a great favorite with
Judge Scott nnd Judge Blcrsr havo
agreed to chango districts.
It Isdonlod that thcro Is moro than
81,500 In tho ofllco of oil Inspector.
All tho whlto pcoplo in tho Chcrokeo
nntiou aro to meet at Wagoner on,
Indlahoma hns boon suggested ns a
nnmo for tho new stuto by tho alnglo
Tho county clerks nnd treasurers of
Oklahoma must now pay their 1'opu-
tlvs out of their salaries.
Tho wheelmen of tho territory mot
In Oklahomu City Inst Saturday nnd
perfected their organization.
Slaughter Kid wns a vain follow.
When his body was searched n hand
mirror wus found lu his coat pocket.
Tho Catholic cliuroh dedicated at
Vlnltn Sunday boforo last, Is tho flrst
Catholic church In tho Chcrokeo
Last week 730 Pawnoo Indians drew
money from tho government thirty
less thnu participated In tho distribu
tion last year.
Th Medford Patriot says that for
puro bliss tho Israelites nt tho fall of
manna weren't In It with tho Okla
liomaus when It rained.
Threo men confined In tho Wood
ward county jail ono day last week so
cured n gun and compelled tho guard
to liberate them. They then nrmed
themselves and struck out for tho hills
north of town.
At Yukon tho resldonco of n. W.
Knftsgcr was struck by lightning and
considerable damage done. Mr.
Naf tsger nnd tho children wero lying
ou tho bed and woro not injured. Tho
bod wns torn to pieces. Mrs. Naf tsgor
was seriously injured.
Some ono appeared at tho door of tho
church in Yukon during meeting and
yelled "cyclono coming!" Thoro was
a panic at once and there would havo
been sovernl peoplo hurt had not a
man loss excited than tho others sta
tioned himself at the door with a cano
and beat the crowd back.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Byro who lived near
Yukon died very suddenly one day ro
contly. Physicians pronounced tho
cause of death to bo arsenical poison
ing, it, is mougni tno poison was
in tho milk they drank. Tho deccasod
wero young pcoplo aud recently mar
ried. An Investigation will be mado.
Tliero Is a movement on foot among
tho newspaper men of Kansas and
Oklahoma to ralss money enough by
subscription to erect a monument over
tho gruvo of Milt Reynolds. The
city of Edmoud has purchased twenty
acres of land for u cemetery Tho
choice lot In this cemetery is set apart
for tho body of Milt Reynolds. The
giavo now lies unmarked.
A Blaine county fanner had somo
experience with a desperado ono day
last week. A man rode up and asked
for his dinner; after eat'.ng ho handed
the farmer a $20 bill which tho farmer
changed. II'! returned tho sumo even
ing nud got his mi u per, and whou done
ho dnew a bead on tho farmer and told
him to donate. After complying tho
robber handed him fifty cents saying
ho always paid for his meals.
A man is going nround tho country,
says an exchange, claiming to bo John
tho Baptist, lie has light hair and
chin whiskers nud looks llbo a farmer.
Tho editor gons on In a friendly udjur-
ution; "nodoslroto wnru our read
ers if he should make them a call not
to trust him, ns hu is not what ho pur
ports to be. Wo havo taken pains to
look tho matter up aud And us n result
of our inveitlgution that John tho
Baptist is dead."
Wichita Eaglo: Tho news comes
from Falrlniid of a sensational shoot
lug affray in which John J. Smith lost
his life, I, N. McConncIl wns shot
through the shoulder nnd Andy Muth
las received u blow over tho oyo which
may cause death. Tho deputy marshal
took McCounoll nnd Muthtus to Fort
Smith whero MeConnell was refused
bail. Mathlus was bound over iu the
sum of 8750. MeConnell ha tho sym
pathy of tho community us Smith was
a very rough iiiun,
Wichita Efgle: President Cleveland
will bo accosted lu a few days with a
young and pretty Arapahoe squaw
from tho Indian territory who is golug
to Washington and the Whlto Houso
on purpose to mako a personal appeal
to him to savo her from u late which
sho looks on with terror. Rosa White
face has been sold to a greasy Indian
01 years old, the husband of her sister,
to be his second wife, and the price
ugreed upon with her futher for tho
Biicriflco is fifteen ponl s. Rosa is at
present a pupil lu tho Caddo Indian
bchool near Fort Bono, O. T. Sho is
17 years old and is pronounced bright
ttnd haudsoino by those who havo scou
A Gutkrla dispatch says: Tho ill-fated
saloon building hi Ingulls which was
so badly perforated with bullets near
ly two yeai-s ugo by tho officers lu
their efforts to capture the Dalton
gang, aud ut which lime several depu
ties woro killed, was the scene of an
other shoollug scrupe lu which Will
iam llnlstcad was tho victim of an us
RENEWING THEIB Y0UTH.I
A Strati go Story from a Nebraska
The Villager Exeltmt Over the In-
ereased Health and Vl;r of th
Older Inhabitants The experi
ence or Two "V.W."
(From tht World-IftraU, Omaha, A'6.)
K World- lit raid reporter was attracted by
the ovidence of renewed activity of some of
tho older Inhabitant of the village of Flor
ence, a suburb of Omaha, Neb., snd en
quired tho cauo. Mr. A nil row Flnkenkelcr,
who was a member of Company 11 of the
First Iowa Volunteers during tho war, made
tho following explanation so far m he him
self Is concerned I
"In July, IbflO, while my comrnny was on
tho march through to Austin, Toxns, I was
attacked with rheumatism of tho wont
kind lh ono leg at Alexander, La. Being
weak I was suaitruck and remained un
conscious for several hours. Kvory sum
mer slnco 1 have boon uuable to stand the
heat of the sun, nnd hnve been compelled'
to glvo up my work. Thoro was In my
heud a bearing down fooling which In
creased until it seemed mvliend would'
burst, and It caused a ringing In my ears.,
and palpitation of tho heart set In, so that
tho slightest nolso would set my heart'
thumptug. Several times It has rendered
me unconscious for from seven to ton hour
at a time, in addition to this tho rheuma
tism extended up my entire side until it
drew my head down on my shoulder. I lost
my strength and Hush and was totally unfit
"For twcnty-clght yonrs I havo consulted
physicians and taken their proscriptions
without deriving any material benefit. My,
ailments Increased in intensity until I waa
assured that there wns no hope form; Dur-'
lng last year I went into tho butcher busi
ness, but tho dampness from the ice used
increased my rheumatic pains to such an ex
tent that 1 wns not only compelled to qui!
the business, but was conllnea to my house
and bod for nearly six months.
"I hod given up all faith of being a well
man again, when in November last I read la
the World-Herald a caso of a man who bad
been entirely curort from tho ailmoats from
which 1 was sutTcrlnir. br tho uso of Dr.
Williams' Pick Pills for Palo People. On
November 28 1 purchased a box. In a week;
I was astonished to know that I felt hotter
thau I hul for six months past, aud before
I had used half a box I was suro that 1 had
found a euro for my ailments. Tho ringing
In my oars began to lessen lu volumo ana
finally left me. That was tho first effect I
experienced asldo from an Increased appo
tlta. Tho pain from tho rhoumallsm frrad
unlly loftmc, so that within ono woek from
tho tlmo I took my flrst pill I was ablo to
sit up In bod. On January 1st, I was ablo
to bo out and walk around a little. Tho
palpitations of my heart entirely ceased.
On February 9, 1 was so thoroughly cured
that 1 acceptMl n position oa night watchman
lu tho Forest Lawn Cemetery, rcmslulagout
of doors from 0 P. M. until it A. M. I nave
galnod In welcht from 144 pounds which I
weighed In Novotnber lost, to 173 pound
which I welch now.
Mr. It. XV. Cowan, keeper of a general
storo at Florence, was also seen by tho re
porter. Mr. Cowan Is also an old soldier,
having boon a member of the 144th infan
try, Company U. nnd later of Company M
of tho First Mlunesota Cavalry, Hr.
Cowan stated that ho contracted chronlo
diarrhoea while ho was In tho army and baa
novcr until wituin tno post row monias, re-,
eelved any relict, llo stated that ho .pad
uixon mo wonaoriui nuK rius.aaa was
now almost thoroughly cured, so much sola
raci mat no nas uisuoniinuea mcir use.
llo was also paralyzed In tho loft sldo of
his face, tho mouth oelng drawn up at the
loft corner, nnd ho was entirely unable to
movo tho muscles of his forehead or to
closo hlsleft eye. Ho states that ho believe
It Is owing to tho uso of the Pink Pills that
ho has recovered tho uso of his loft eye-lid,
which, prior to his taking tho pills, had
been fastened down by a physician so that
tho sight would not bo destroyed from the
eyo filling with dust, and, ascribes tho re
covery to tho Pink Pills. Ho has gained
llftcou pounds In weight since last October,
and feels healthier and stronger than at
any tlmo slnco tho war,''' Ho Intends to
recommence using tho pills with tho expec
tation of a complete recovery from the
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are a specific for
troubles peculiar to females, such as sup-
)iiu3iuua. nil iu,j u. nvHftu., uiiumu
constipation, bearing down pains, etc., and
in tho raso of men will glvo speedy relief
and effect a permanent cure In all cases
arising from mental worry, overwork, or
excesses of whatever nature. Pink Pills are
sold by all dealers, or will bo sent post paid
on receipt of prico, (SO cents a box, or six
boxes for $2.50 thoy aro never sold la bulk
or by tho 100) by oddreshlug Dr. Williams'
Medicine Company, Schenectady, N. Y.
NATURAL HISTORY SORAPS.
It is asserted that tho dormouse" Is a
link between tho rat and tho squirrel.
Wiiex flying at its highest speed the
houso fly makes 000 strokes of Its wings
per socond, and tho dragon fly 1,S00.
It Is said that dew will not form on
somo colors. Whllo a yellow board will
bo covered with dew, a red or black ono
bcsldo It will bo perfectly dry.
Co ual larvm arc born allvo nnd swim
off to seek a locality on which to settle.
After they onco become fixed they no ve
again chango placo.
Ir somo peoplo weut as far to meet their
bills ns thoy do to meet troublo thoro would
not bo so much debt io tho world. Atchison
That ujmp In a
which makes hltn
Irritable and misera
ble cud unfit for bus
iness or pleasure is
caused by indiges
like charity, covers
a multitude of sins.
The trouble may be
in stomach, liver,
bowels. Wherever it
is, it is caused by the
presence of poison
ous, refuse matter
which Nature has
been unable to rid
hervelf of, unaided.
In such cases, wise
people send down a
little health officer,
personified by one
of Dr. Pierce's Pleas
ant Pellets, to search
out the trouble and
remove its cause.
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