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BEAVEK, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY., THURSDAY, MAY 23, 1895.
''m.irftmm liiu,i WVUllln
Gkojioia nnd Uio Cnrollnns lmvo pro
duced 845,000,000 In gold slnco 1702.
Thk Lndics' Bicycling club of Tiffin,
O., lias jmt Its foot down hard on bloom
crs In club runs.
I'hii.AHEI.I'iiia has established twen.
ty-slx now nubile parks, gardens and
squares during tho last seven years.
Ei.izaukth Caiv Stanton and her
co-workers In tho field of woman suf
frage nro busj' on a now translation of
the Illblo to meet tho necessities of tho
movement of the now women.
It costs tiro city of Chicago nbout
5200,000 every year to maintain and
improve Lincoln, park. Tho park Is
one of tho most beautiful bits of arti
ficial gardening in tho world.
The United Slates weather bureau
cost tho country 5312,711 last year, but
few persons would sny that tho invest
ment was not a good one, as its pre
dictions of lato have been nearly cor
rect as a rule.
Ex-Gov. John 1 St. John has writ
ten a letter to tho press denying that
he was about to drop prohibition and
ltdvocato frco silver coinage, or that
ho had discouraged tho nomination of
a prohibition caudlduto for president
M. Moissax, of l'aris, has manufac
tured small diamonds by molting
wrought iron with carbon and permit'
ting tho mixturo to cool very slowly.
Mr. Kroutschoff, of St. Petersburg, also
got diamond crystals by employing sil
ver Instead of iron.
Tiik Pan-American congress of re
ligions and education to bo held at
Toronto, Ont,, July IS to 25, has at
tracted the attention of prominent
men in all religious bodies, and many
inllucntial lVotestantand Catholic dig
nitaries have promised to attend.
A MAN living in Ionia, Mich., has in
vented an electric mail car which hf
claims will run from Chicago to New
York in five hours, that Is, at tho rate
of 200 miles an hour. The car is made
entirely of steel and weighs forty tons
It will bo run over nn elevated track
The cost of construction, including
rolling stock, will bo about S10.000 1
At tho meeting of tho National Med
leal association at Baltimore, Md., ro
cently, an amendment to tho code tf
allow of surgical instruments and ap
pliances being patented was Indefinite
ly postponed, tho association holding
that it was tho duty of every inembci
to give up all ho had and all ho know
to his brethren in tho alleviation o;
human buffering and tho benefit of hu
Tiik supremo council of tho Amcricar
Protective Association of tho Worlif
was recently incorporated at Spring
field, 111. Its object was stated to be
to promote tho education of member!
in faithful devotion to the cause ol
Bclf-government.tho universal advanco
inent of civilization, to maintain a pro
test against tho slavery of superstition
and the tyranny of creod, and to main
tain and protect free, non-sectariaD
Krroivr.s recently readied Little
Rock, Ark., of tho wholcsalo kidnap
ing of negroes by white men from
Louisiana who need farm laborers.
When laborers were wanted, they
crossed Into Arkansas, selected tho
negroes they needed and took them to
Louisiana by force. In somo cases,
tiio kidnapers have been scon driving
beforo them like so many sheep a
bunch of negroes with their arms pin
ioned and tied together.
Thk United Stutes supremo court
has decided that all olllecrs and men in
tho nrmy and navy, ns well as those in
the militia while In tho service of tho
United States, uro at all times subject
to military law, and that court-martial
sentences cannot bo set aside or re
viewed by civil tribunals on writs of
habeas corpus. That is to nay, when a
man enters tho nrmy or navy ho ceases
to bo a citizen in tho sense of having
tho right of appeal to tho civil courts,
and Is bound to submit to tho military
code under all circumstances.
Fivk Central American republics aro
going to join In a commercial boycott
of Great Itrltafn, according to informa
tion received at Washington through
diplomatic channels, because of tho re
cent bulldozing of Nicaragua. A boy
cott by Central America against Great
llritaln mean's an Incrcaso of some
thing like Sis.000.00a per year in tho
business transacted between citizens
of the United States and the Central
American republics lit tho present
time, with tho prospects of Its being
steadily and materially augmented.
Accohmno to tho computation of Mr,
Henry Gannett, the well known statis
tician, tho wealth of the United States
In 1880 was 543,042.000,000, or an aver
ngo of SS70 to each inhabitant; in 1800
it was 802,000,000,000, or about 51,000 to
each Inhabitant; nnd at both dates it
was greater than tho wealth of any
other nation. He goes on to show that
5 per cent, of the total wealth of tho
country is owned by millionaires; 27
per cent, by people worth from 8100,
000 to 31,000,000 each; 37 per cent, by
those worth from Sl.OOOto 810,000 each,
and 0 per cent, by thoso owning less
than 51,000 each.
Tun American Illblo society hold a
meeting at tho Illblo house in New
York recently. Tho annual report
bhowed that during tho pnst year
1,581,123 lllbles and Testaments were
issued, of which 735,231 were circu
lated in foreign lands. Tho total Issued
to the time of tho report was 50.599,
658. A report was received that 148,000
copies of tho gospels had been dis
tributed lately to the Japanese and
Chinese. Tho emperor of Japan, it
was said, now permitted his soldiers
and sailors to receive the lliblc. The
Iliblc had also been placed in the
palace of the emperor of China.
NEWS OF THE WEEK
Gloanod By Tolojrrnph and Mall
FUIISOXAI ANIJ rOUTICAL.
Tiik president on the 10th signed th
proclamations declaring tho Yankton
Sioux reservation In South Dakota and
the Silctz reservation In Oregon open
to settlement nt noon May 21. Tho
general land office, it was understood,
has already plnccd itself in readiness
to carry out the provisions of tho proc
lamations. Tho Ynnkton reserve em
braces about 103,000 ocrcs.
Salt Lakk Citv, Utah, was gaily
decorated on tho 15th In honor of tho
opening of tho silver conference.
Everywhere floated flags, bunting nnd
free coinage emblems. Tho first car
riage in tho big procession contained
the governor of Utah, Montana and
Idaho, with ex-Gov. Prince, of New
Mexico. Tim Tabernacle was reached
at noon, where an Immense nudience
had assembled. Gov. West delivered
an address of welcome, saying that all
conditions were favorable to tho silver
sentiment in Utah.
Tin: sccrotary of tho Interior has
rendered a decision In the case of
Caglo against Mcndcnhall from tho
Perry, Ok., land district. Tho decision
of tho commissioner of tho general land
office Is overruled and Mcidcnhnll's en
try Is to stand Intact. The sccrotary
holds that settlors who acted in obedi
ence to tho Instructions given by the
department forbidding entry from tho
Ponca and Osago reservations should
not bo deprived of their rights, nnd
therefore directs that tho contest ol
Caglo, who made "the run" from the
latter reservation, bo dismissed.
Tiik president on tho 13th appointed
John M. Harlow, of St. Louis, and Col.
William G. Itice, of Now York, to be
civil service commissioners.
Private ndviccs received at Tampa,
Flo., on tho 13th, from tho Cuban revo
lutionary leaders said that a big battle
was fought at Iloryey, province of Puer
to Prlneipo, botween Gomez, Cuban
leader, and Salcede, tho Spanish com
mander. Gomsz was victorious, rout
ing tho Spanish troops, killing and
enpturing more than 1,000 men.
It was reported on the 20th that tho
Ilritish had occupied Corlnto and that
tho Nicaraguans would not pay tho In
demnity demandod until compelled to
do so. In order to avoid being forced to
Pjiusiiient Cleveland has received a
petition from Oklahoma, signed with
over 000 names, asking him to use his
Inllucnco with tho secrotnry of tho in
terior to get tho Kiekapoo reservation
opened to settlement as soon as possi
The Illinois house has passed thr
senato bill appropriating 503,000 to
erect monuments to mark the position
occupied by Illinois troops at the bat
tles of Chickamauga, Lookout mountain
and Missionary ridge.
It was estimated that there were
50,000 head of cattlo on tho Mexican
border awaiting inspection for admis
sion on tho 15th. About half wero In
tended for tho market, and tho other
half for feeders and grazing cattle. It
was announced nt tho treasury and
tho department of agriculture at
Washington that arrangements had
been completed for tho border inspec
tion service, and soon tho work would
be moving along smoothly.
Foun men wcro killed recently in a
freight wreck near Walkerton, Ind.
Tin: governor of Texas has issued a
quarantine proclamation, to go into
effect May 15, preventing tho intro
duction of splenetic or southern fever
Into that state by railroad shipments
A. D. McDonald nnd James Ma
brlnto, miners in tho Ilarus mine, near
Butte, Mont., wero crushed to death In
tho shaft of tho mino while coming up
from tho bottom in tho cage. When
half way up Mabrinto fainted nnd fell
over tho side of tho cage and It Is sup
posed knocked McDonald off. Ma
brinto's body was dragged up nlong
the timbers until torn into shreds and
tho pieces fell to tho bottom of tho
shaft. McDonald's body was also hor
ribly mangled and disemboweled. Ma
brinto was a single man, but McDon
ald leaves a widow and five little chil
dren. The long expected death of ex-President
Seolye, of Amherst college, oc
curred at his homo In Amherst, Mass.,
of palsy. Ho had been 111 over a year.
The Ilritish steamers Esmeralda and
Martina collided oil Armor Light on
the coast of Franco nnd tho Martina
sank. Eleven of her crow are missing.
The convention of tho Catholic
Knights of Amorica at Omaha, Neb.,
on tho 15th considered tho proposition
of inviting Catholic bodies of similar
character to consolidate with it. No
definlto action was taken, but the indi
cations were that something of tho
kind would be done.
At tho convention of chlofs of police
in Washington on tho 14th tho ques
tion of receiving rewards for tho cap
ture of criminals was 'discussed. The
consensus of opinion was that tho
whole system was wrong and vicious in
A mad dog recently attacked a big
flock of sheep belonging to William
Keller, of Tiffin, 0., biting a largo
number of them. Ninotcon were killed
outright. Nine moro went mad and
had to bo killed and on tho 15th, on
the order of tho township trustees,
Keller killed tho remaining 15a Their
carcasses were burned to prevent a
further spread of tho rabies.
The boiler of tho steamer Unique
blew up on Lake St. Clair, not far from
Detroit, Mich., nnd caused tho death pt
two men and probably a third. Tb&ro
wero about forty passengers on tho
boat. They wero not hurt.
Tjie dormitory of tho state normal
school, at Slippery Kock, Pa., was de
stroyed by firo recently. Thero wero
250 boys sleeping thero whon it was
discovered. The fire escapes wero not
adequate to admit of the escupe of all
and many jumped into blankets. All
tho students have, however, been ac
counted for. Tho firo started In the
engine room. Tho loss is about 823,
000; partly insured.
In woods conntv, Ok., farmers who
had been harassed by claim contcstors
organized nnd attempted to drive their
opponents from the country by white
cap methods. As n result twonty-elght
settlers havo been nrrestod on tho
rhnrgo of conspiracy nnd much bn 1
blood stirred up. and it was believed
thero would yot bo a number of kill
ings. John Howehton, a white man, was
recently strung up by tho neck by a
mob nt Marion, Ky., for nn assault on
a lil-ycnr-old girl. Tho jail where tho
man wns confined wns stormed and tho
prisoner was seized nnd strangled In a
Tin: glyccrlno houso of the Hancock
Chemical Co., at tho Woodsldo dynn
mlto factory, near Houghton, Mich.,
wns blown up on tho 10th. Nearly nil
tho other buildings comprising the
plant were destroyed. So far as known,
only one life was lost, though several
persons were severely Injured. Frank
Shopor, an emplcye, was In tho build
ing when the explosion occurred and
ho was blown to atoms.
The west end of Coney Island, N. Y.,
was visited by a conflagration on tho
10th. Altogether about 100 buildings
wen either destroyed or greatly dam
aged and about a thousand pcoplo
thrown out of employment, Tho cstl
mated damage was S250,000.
The wool growers at Del Mo, Tex.,
wero reported on tho 10th as storing
enormous quantities of wool in the
hopo that tho commodity would ad
vanco in price.
The leveo at Paradiso cut, near
Stockton, Cul., broke on the tflth and
tho waters of the San Joaquin river
flowed over tho country from their
banks to Moore's lauding, a distance
of 40 miles. One-fourth of tho inun
dated land was In wheat, the rest be
ing grazing land. -Tho San Joaquin
was higher than ever before, the warm
weather having melted a great volumo
of snow In the mountains.
Two prisoners escaped from tho pen
itentiary at Laramie, Wyo., on tho
night of tho 15th, through a tunnel
which they dug. They placed dummies
In their cell beds nnd this successfully
blinded tho guard until tho holo on
tho outside of tho building was found
by the outer guard.
Neak Fresno, Cal., tho King's river
overflowed its banks on tho Laguna do
Tacho ranch on tho ICth, destroying
1,110 ncrcs of flno grain. Tho break
commenced in tho James canal, and
wns 80 feet wide.
A resolution ordering a general sus
pension of work in tho mines of tho
Pittsburgh, Pa., district was adopted
nt tho miners' convention on the 10th.
The operators say they will now bring
new men Into their mines. If they do
there will be serious trouble.
Tin: bodies of eight workmon
were picked out from tho ruins oi
the Peek. Haskell &. Cobb's saw mill
at Vi Ilingham, Pa., on tho 14 th.
Five were dead and two of tho threo
others havo since died. A belt broke
nnd whiles it was being repaired nobody
paid an;- attention to the boiler, which
was making steam at a prodigious
rate. It burst and tho mill was entire
ly demolished. Parts of tho boiler
wcro thrown hundreds of feet. Tho
victims wero horribly mangled, having
tholr heads crushed to a jelly and be
ing recognizable only by their cloth
ing. A mo firo occurred In the yards of
tho Dwight Lumber Co., which occupy
about two blocks square, at Detroit,
Mich. The loss was estimated at S100,
000. llv tho burning of tho residence of
rhnddcus Urown, a farmer residing H
mile from tho villugo of Bryan, O., his
wlfo perished In tho flames and his
5-year-old son was fatally burned.
CniOAOO, May 19. A stirring politi
cal encounter took place last night
hnrdly parulellcd In the west slnco
the fnmous struggle between Lincoln
nnd Douglass just on tho ovo of tho
civil war. Last night's platform com
batants were two giants of tho op
posing sides in tho raging financial
controversy J. Lawrenco Lnughllu,
professor of political economy in tho
university of Chicago, tho authority of
President Cleveland and William II.
Hnrvey, author of Coin's Financial
Toi-eka, Kan., May 19. Tho slory is
out here that Senator Householder is
losing his mind. It Is now given out
thnt his mind has been affected for
some time. The Investigating com
mittee does not expect to finish lis
work for three weeks yot, but tho re
ported insanity of Householder may
hasten tho matter.
Leavenworth, Kan., May 19.
Throughout this fectlon Friday night
tho severest frost of May ravaged
gardens, ruined early potatoes and did
much damage to corn and wheat. The
temperature was down to 33 in this
city. In low places ico formed.
Lawrence, Kan., May 10. A very
heavy hoary frost hero cut corn, pota
toes and vegetables to the ground nnd
did serious dnmage to berries nnd
other fruit. It was tho heaviest frost
of tho spring season.
Wichita, Knn., May 19. A special to
tho Eagle, from Stillwater, O. T., says:
Tho grain! jury has returned an indict
ment charging Mrs. Zoc Lahnr with
inurdor In the first degiee, Slnco the
killing of Mrs. Emma Mclleury, May
1. Mrs. Liihar has been confined in tho
county jail, unablo to give the 85,000
ball required. Tho finding of tho
grand jury, however has caused tho
judjo to deny her balU
Providence, It. I.. May 19. A two
and u half story wooden tenement
house, occupied by several French
families, collapsed and three persons
wcro killed nnd eleven Injured. It is
thought that two of tho latter are
Chicago, lny 10. Three men wero
burled yesterday under a brick wnll
which collapsed at the Ulobe Mould
lug works. Tho building had been
gutted by firo and was being torn
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Condition or Crops Weather Ilrtnrt.
Tho territorial agricultural bureau
has just issued crop bulletin No. 0,
which Includes tho week ending May
0th. The long drouth wns broken by
n general rain on April 30th and May
1st. Bains occurred throughout
every section but wore heaviest
over tho strip counties nnd Chickasaw
nation. Throughout the central nnd
western sections rains wcro lighter
nnd unless soon supplemented by
heavier rains tho great Improvement
already observed will not be lasting.
The wenthcr throughout tho south
ern section has been most favorable
for tho growth of all crops., Prospeets
for fruits of nil kinds wero never bet
ter. In tho western section the rains of
tho past week hnvo Improved grass,
oats, corn and gardens. Listed corn is
doing better than that planted with a
Good niliis have fallen throughout
the northern section. Oats are much
improved. Indications aro favorablo
for u light .vlieat crop. Farmers nro
In much bettor spirits.
In tho contrnl section tho rains havo
been very errntio the entire season.
Every county leportlng from .25 to
1.50 inches. Crops of all kinds, wheat
excepted, have.lmproved nnd the gen
eral outlook Is much more favorable.
Rains in tho eastern section have
averaged an Inch mid with the excep
tion of rather high winds the weather
has been all that could be desired.
Crops lire looking well. Creeks nnd
small streams havo running water In
them again and the general conditions
aro rapidly improving.
To Crush Out smiiffo Custom.
Not very long since Captain Wood
son, Indian agent for tho Cheyenne
and Arapahoe tribes, issued special or
ders to tho Indians, containing twelve
articles, which aro aimed at crushing
out tho remaining savage customs ex
isting among theso people. The first
article demands tho breaking up of nil
camps of moro than four families with
in thirty days. Tho second compels
all male Indians over 13 years old to
scttlo at once on their allotments.
Tho third, fourth and fifth articles fix
a penalty of no rations to Indians who
do not comply with articles 1 and 2, or
to Indians who live outsido of tho dis
trict in which their allotments nro lo
cated. Article 8 fixes a heavy penalty
on plural marriages, and it is ordorod
that hereafter Indians must be mar
ried according to law. It Is made com
pulsory on all boss farmers and Indian
police to report any and nil plural mar
riages, or the sale of girls for ponies or
anything else. Gambling and the use,
of the mescal bean is prohibited under
penalty of a forfeiture of rations.
Item of Interest.
Waggoner paid U cents nn ncro for
the grnzlng land in Hie Wichita, Kio
wa and Comanche country.
Fifty petitions aggregating 10,000
names, asking for the pardon of Clyde
Mattox, nro now in the hands of
The Indian girl, "Itosa Whitoface,"
she, who has created so much interest
will bo tnken back to the Indian
school, at Carlisle, Pa.
Tho arrest of live men by deputj
nuirbhnls, for capturing live fawn Id
the Cheyenne country has caused con
blderable excitement. Tho deer were
to bo shipped east and plnccd on exhi
bition. Thero is a call issued for a meeting
of tho chiefs of the five civilized tribe
tit Fort Gibson, Cherokee, nation,
on Tuesday, May 28. Tho object is to
discuss in what maunoi- tho Dawes
Commission shall be received nnd to
limp out n lino of action.
Phil II. llrady a scion of an aristo
cratic and old family of Georgia and
Miss Nellie Stono of Oklahoma City,
eloped one day last week. Upon
reaching Kansas City they wero mar
ried, llrady had oulyu- short tlmo
beforo secured a divorce.
Judge lllerer of the territorial court
has decided that an Indian cultivating
land adjoining the Arkansas river has
a right to construct a bridge across
laid stream on a public highway for
the benefit of himself and other Indi
ans, at his own expense if he so desired
nnd mat the Indian agent could not
Interfere unless some law of tho
United States was violated In so doing.
Whirlwind, the head chief of the
Cheyenne. Indian nation died suddenly
one dnv last week. After years of war
he died peacefully. A few days ago
while out rounding up his ponies, nt
which work he exercised himself vio
lently, ii messenger ran to him nnd
informed him of the death of a grand
child his favorite papooso and with
out uttering u word he fell dead on
At Paul's Valloy, I. T., recently,
peoplo passing tho houso of August
Sehnitz, wero attracted by groans Is
bulng therefrom and upon enter
ing found him lying on tho floor
weltering in his own blood end dying.
He said that his wife had shot him
twice In tho back and then left the
houso. Tho wamah was found visiting
a neighbor, chatting socially as though
nothing had happened and evinced no
surprise when placed under arrest.
EIGHTS 01? WHITES
Said That They Cannot Own Places
for Rent In tho Territory.
TO IDENTIFY CRIMINALS.
Tim foil co ChlnN Dlseus tho llrrtlllon
fcjrstem A Trip Around the Ytorltl
In Ninety luy A 1'rco Sll.
HAnTSllor.NE, I. T Milr 18. Tho
sheriff of Toboxy county has levied up
on and advertised for sale May J3 sov
oral valuable pieces of property and
business houses In South McAloster,
owned by 1U Snrlls tho oldest lawyor
In tho plncc. United Stntcs Commis
sioner Wllkcrson and others, claiming
that they nro only entitled to ono resi
dence and business placo and cannot
own property to rent, though tho
ground wns purchased of Indian citi
zens to build on. Injunctions nro out
boforo United Stntcs Judge Stewart to
stop the sale.
To Identify Criminals.
Washington, May 13. Tho con von
tlonofchiL i of police devoted yester
day to tho discussion of the llcrtlllon
system of Identifying criminals and tho
Ilnrnard criminal cipher code. W. A.
nnd Robert Plnkerton wero elected
members. A resolution for the estab
lishment of a nntlonnl criminal Idcntl
llcntlon bureau was adopted. Chief
Dltsch, of Cincinnati, denounced poll
tics in tho pollco service.
A Ninety Day' Wo r 111 Trip.
San Francisco, May IS. Col. nnd
Mrs. John Bradbury, of Los Angeles,
will leave to-morrow for Honolulu
an a trip around tho world, which
must bo made In ninety days, as the
result of a bet mado by him with somo
of his friends that ho and his wlfo nnd
sisters can mnko the trip via tho Suez
canal in tho time mentioned.
A New York 1'reo Miter Organ.
New York, May 13. Tho New York
Mercury has been purchased by a syn
dlcate of silver ndvocatcs, Including
President W. P. St, John, of tho Mer
cantile nationnl bank; Senator Petti
grew, of South Dakota: ex-Congressmnn
Stbloy, of Pennsylvania, and Mnrciu
Daly, the Montana copper king. It
will hereafter be u frco silver organ for
The Lender In tho Convention nt Salt I.iiko
Present Their Iilciin.
Salt Lake, Utah, May 18. Tho sec
ond day's session of the western silver
conference wns doirotcd to considera
tion of plans of action. A Montana
delegate suggested that honest money
leagues bo organized In every precinct,
county and state, each to ngrco to
raise money to distribute litcraturo
throughout the middle states.
Mr. llryan, of Idaho, urged tho or
ganization of all silver men within
their party lines, but ready at call to
swing into lino irrespective of party
affiliations. Ex-Gov. Prince, of New
Mexico, wanted headquarters opened
in Now York city to distribute propa
ganda jnd to hi)ld meetings to bo ad
dressed by leading men, Irrespective
of party, who should tako active stands
on honest money.
Senator Clarke, of Wyoming, favored
concentrating work of education in
tho Mississippi valley, rather than
New York, and Congressman Shafroth,
of Colorado, declared that henceforth
each party should Instruct Its delegates
to tho national conventions to retiro
unless they should secure a candidate
and plank for silver.
Congressman Mundoll, of Wyoming,
wanted the battlo fought within party
lines nt present, with a notice of n
change of base In caso of failure, but
the notice to bo givun to states rather
than national conventions.
Mr. Light, of Colorado, thought tho
New England states as ripo as the mid
dle states for conversions. Ho had
sent out 0,000 copies of Coin's Financial
School, nnd was convinced of a rapid
change of sentiment In Now England
among all classes. Ills plan for a finan
cial army contemplated the enrollment
of all in each state in favor of tho hon
Col. Winston, of Washington, fa
vored a national non-partisan organi
zation nnd a precinct silver ticket put
out within each party in tho several
An invitation was received and ac
cepted to send delegates to tho con
vention of southern and western states
at Memphis, Tcnn., Juno 12 and 13.
A Kansas Lawyer Comlrted of rruud.
Fort Smith, Ark., May 18. Camp
bell II. Taylor, tho Coffeyvlllc, Kan.,
lawyer, was convicted in tho federal
court hero of using tho United State?
mails for fraudulent purposes. Skagg,
a lawyer from near Sturgeon, Mo., is
now on trial for tho samo offense.
They sent circulars broadcast, propos
ing to secure Cherokee citizenship for
whites while they know it was impos
sible to do so.
Excursion of Arkansas Editor.
Kansas Citv, Mo., May 13. About
thirty members of tho Arkansas Pross
association, accompaniod by tholr
wives nnd families, arrived in tho city
this morning over tho Memphis rail
way, and left nt 10:15 o'clock over tho
Missouri Pacific railway for a pleasuro
trip to Denver, Colorado Springs and
Pueblo. Tho editors hnvp. been hold
ing a convention at Mammoth Springs,
A Foot of Hnotv In Colorado.
' Trinidad, Col., May 18. Twolvo
inches of snow is reported between
here and Haton, N. M. This is tho
first snow or rain in this territory for
nearly six months and it is hailed with
tho greatest delight by tho stock grow
ers and others,
Europe Aim IVeli the Cold.
London, May IS. Cold weather ac
companied by snow Is reported from
various parts of England aud from the
Mrs. Kato Reed and her 3-year-old
ton were found dead in bed In Pino
Bluff, Ark,, recently from the effects
onnr.n or the easteiin stab,
Tho (Irnnd Chanter nf Kansas In Session nt
Wichita Choose O Ulcers.
Wichita, Kan., May 18. Tho grand
chapter of tho Order of the Eastern
Star elected tho following officers hero
yesterday: Grand matron, Mrs. Helen
II. Fnrnsworth, Topekn; grand patron,
J. F. Rcgncll, McPhcrson; associated
grand matron, Mrs. Helen Kermer,
Eureka; associated grand patron, A.
Anderson, Wlchltn; grand treasurer,
Mrs. Jcsso Pcarsall, Fort Scott; grand
secretary, Mrs. Myra Mottrom, Ot
tawa; grand conductress, Mrs. Del
la Itcunctt, Hutchinson; associate
grand conductress, Mrs. Libblo Young,
Kansas Clty, Knn.; grand chaplain,
Eliza S. Weurner, Olatlie; grand mar
shal, Mrs. Hello Ilalnes, Emporia;
grnnd warden, Mrs. Emma Fulton,
Wlnfleld; grand orgnulst, Miss Emma
Stotis, Glrard; grand Adah, Mrs. A.
Sutherland, llelolt; grand Ruth, Airs.
Eva Foster, Independence; grand
Esther, Mrs. Jennlo E. White, Pnola;
grand Martha, Mrs. Rachel Passou,
Lawrenco; grand Electa, Mrs. Eva
A LAM) ItUI.lNO.
Importnut Decision by tho Kerretnrr of tho
Interior In n Land Contest.
Washinoton, May 13. The secro
tnry of tho Interior yesterday roudorod
a decision In tho enso of Caglo against
Mcndcnhall from tho Perry, Ok., land
district, which was argued beforo him
Wednesday. Tho decision of tho com
missioner of tho general land ofllco
Is overruled and Mcudcnhall's en
try Is to stnnd Intact, Tho secre
tary holds that settlors who noted
In obcdlcnco to tho Instructions given
by tho department forbidding entry
from tho Ponca aud Osago reservations
should not bo deprived of their rights,
and therefore directs thnt the contest
of Caglo, who mudo "tho run" from tho
hitter reservation, be dismissed. Tho
secretary's promptness in rendering
tho decision wns duo to tho fact that
thero are n number of other contests
now boforo tho department In which
tho samo question Is involved.
Missouri Democratic I'ren Coinage Conven
tion Not Likely to He Cnlled.
Jefferson Citv, Mo May 18. Tho
talked of call for a convention of dem
ocrats to dismiss tho free coinage of
Bilver has failed to materialize. J. W.
Zovoly, secretary of tho state contrnl
committee, said .that ho had re
ceived no message from Chalr
tnnn Mnllltt, nor had ho been
in correspondence with any mem
ber of tho committee. Mr. Lovely
saw no occasion for haste In tho mat
ter. Mr. Julian, of Kansas City, who
was chairman of tbjjrncotlng which re
quested tho call for tho convention,
said that they were awaiting tho de
cision of tho committee. It was his
Idea, In case tho central commltteo re
fused to act, to appeal to tho county
committees. Ho Insists that a conven
tion will bo held.
PASSES TO SHiri'EUS.
Kansas Itallroads Will Likely I en or o the
Law l'assed by the Lust Legislature,
Toi-eka, Kan., May 18. Tho recent
session of tho Kansas legislature
passod a law providing that all rail
roads Issue a round trip pass to ono
shipper for ono car of stock and ono
additional round trip pass for each ad
ditional car. Yostordny A. A. Hurd,
solicitor for tho Santa Fe, announced
thnt his company will refuse to oboy
tho law, sotting up tho defense that
It Is unconstitutional, in that
It places private proporty at tho dis
posal of private Individuals without
consideration. Tho Santa Fo will
continue Its old system of Issuing ono
pass ono way for tho first car and ono
pass for tho round trip for from two to
11 vo cars, and two passes for tho round
trip for six or moro cars.
At rittsburgn-l'ltUourBh, 10. New York, 3.
At Cincinnati Cincinnati, 9: Washington, fl.
At St. Louis St. Louis, 5: Ilalttmore. 2.
At Cleveland Philadelphia. 6; Clovoland.l.
At Ch Icago Chicago, S; Uroolclyn, B.
At Milwaukee Milwaukee, 6; Kansas City, 1.
At Detroit Detroit, SO; Grand Ilaplds, 17.
At Indianapolis Indianapolis, 6; Toledo, 0.
At Minneapolis Minneapolis, 8; St. Paul, 5.
At Topcka Topoka. 7; Lcuvcnworti, &
Killed by Llcbtnlnr;.
Kinobton, Ma, May 18. Thomas
Hay, a prominont farmer living near
llraymer In this county, was killed by
lightning at his homo during a storm
Texas wool growers aro storing their
wool with tho expectation of higher
A large petition has been presented
to tho school board of Kansas City,
Mo., asking tho board to appoint none
but Protestants as teachers.
At Marlnettc.Wls., threo editors were
urrcsted for alleged violation of tho
federal lottery law In publishing tho
result of a hospital prize drawing.
George M. Keck, proprietor of the
Fort Scott (Kan.) Paper Co., was ar
rested for drawing poisoned water into
tho Marraaton river and poisoning fish.
At tho session of the general assem
bly of tho Presbyterian church now
being held In Pittsburgh, Pa., Dr.
Robert Russell llooth, of Now York,
was chosen moderator.
Ily the explosion of the glyccrlno
houso of tho Hancock Chemical Co.,
near Houghton, Mich., Frank Sloper,
nn employe, wus blown, to atoms and
several other parties were injured.
In tho United States court at Kansas
City, Mo., judgment was rendered
against Cass county, Mo., to tho amount
of 8100,000 on railroad bonds voted
years ago. The railroads wero never
Receiver McNult.i, of tho whisky
trust, charges cx-Dlrcctors Greenhut
and Nelson Morris with speculating
illegitimately with tho trust's funds,
losing thereby many thousands of dol
lars. lleforo leaving Washington for his
homo Senator Vest, of Missouri, an
nounced that he would not take part
In any political campaigns this year,
but would apeai the summer on his
AFTER THIRTY YEARS.
Tho Buokoyo Stato Contributes
tho Story ofaVotortra'aSoaroh.
loir Trod Tartar, a Member of ths Gal-
'not 180th N. V., V. t. Finally Found
What He Has Sought Since
the War Closed.
(From tht Aihtabula, OMo, Riacon.)
Mr. Fred Taylor was born and brought up
near Etrulra, N. Y., oad f-Mm tlicro en
listed in tho 130th regiment, N. Y., V. L,
with which ho went through tho war nnd
saw much hard service Owing to exposure
aud hardships during tho service, Mr. Tay
lor contracted chronlodlarrhcoa from which
ho has suiTernd now o vpr 01 years, with ab
solutely no help from. physicians. By
untuvo ho was a wondorf ully vigorous man.
Had ho not boon, his discoso and tho exper
iments of Uio doctors had killed him long
ago. Laudanum was tlio only thing which
afforded him rellof. Ho had tcrrlblo head
aches, his nerves wcro shattered, ho could
not sloop an hour a day ou an average, nnd
ho was reduced to a skeleton. A year ngo ho
and his wlfo sought rollof In achangoof
cllmato and removed to Geneva, O., but tho
chango in hoalth caino not. Finally on the
recommendation of F. J. HoiTncr, tho
loading druggist of Genova, who was cog
nliatit of similar cases which Pink Pills had
cured, Mr. Taylor was persuaded to try a
box. "As a drowning man grasps nt a
straw so I took tho pills," says Mr. Taylor,
"but with no morohopo of rescue But after
thirty years of suffering nnd fruitless search
for relief I at last found It in Dr. Williams'
Flak Pills. Tho day after I took tho first
pills I couimoaccd to feel hotter and when I
had taken tho first box 1 was In fact anew
man." Thnt was two months ago. Mr.
Taylor has slnco taken moro of the pills and
his progress Is steady nnd ho has tho utmost
conlldonco in them. Ho has regained full f
control of his nerves nod sleeps as well as
In h'rt youth. Color Is coming back tohla
parched veins and ho is gaining flesh and
strength rapidly. Ho is uow nblo to do con
siderable outdoor work.
As ho concluded narrating his suffering,
cxporlouco and euro to a Htaam reporter,
Mm. Taylor, who has been his faithful help
meet thoso many years, Bald she wished to
add her testimony in favor of Pink Pills.
"To tho pills nlono Is duo tho credit of rais
ing Mr. Taylor from n helpless Invalid to tho
man ho Is to-duy," said Mrs. Taylor. Both
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor cannot find words to
express tlio gratitude they feel or recom
mend too highly Pink Pills to suffering hu
rnnnlty. Any inquiries nddresFcd to them nt
Geneva. O., regarding Mr. Taylor's case
thoy will cheerfully answer, as they nro
nnxlous thnt tlio wholo world shall know
what Pink Pills havo dono for them nnd that
sutToriiighurnnnitymaylto benefl ted thereby.
Dr Williams Pink Pills contain nil Uio el
ements nocossiry to give now llfo nnd rich
ness to tho blood and restore shattered
nerves. Thoy nro for nalo by all druggists,
or tnay bo had by mall from Dr. WlfiFoms1
Modlclno Company, Scliouoctadyj N. Y., for
60 cents por box. or six boxes for $2.50.
The expression to "rain cats' and
dogs," Indlcat'ng a severe shower, is
found In Dean Swift. It is supposed to
bo of proverbial origin, and much older
than his time.
"Fiasco" means rv bottlo or flask.
When tho Italian glassblownrs detect
ed flaws in tho vaso thoy wcro blowing
thoy mado an ordinary bottlo of tho
failure, and hence tho name.
"Fajiimamtv breeds contempt" is a
proverb found in ono form or another
in every English nnd Asiatic language
having a literature Its earliest form
is believed to be tho Sanskrit.
To "TUKN tho cold shoulder" is prob
nblya very ancient proverb. It first
nppcnrs In a literary form in Scott's
"Antiquary," where it Is used with
exactly tho significance attached to it
"Nevkh less nlono than when alone''
bus been traced from ono author tonn-,
other, nnd many claims rhave been
mado to Its first employment. No
earlier uso can bo found of it, however,
than by Cicero.
The phraso "almighty dollar" wxu
first used, so far as known, by Wash
ington Irving. It has blnco passed into
general employment to indicate tho
worship of wealth, both in this country
and in England.
IN QUEEN VIC'S DOMAINS.
The newest thing out In London's
world of swelldom Is a hand-painted
It Is claimed that there nro C5 dogs
in the United Kingdom to every 1,000
Tun total public debt of the self-governing
Ilritish colonies amounts to some
thing like 300,000,000.
Out of every 100 hotpls in England,
IS nro "Whlto Harts," 10 "King Arms"
nnd 8 "Crowns."
The national debt of Great Britain
amounts to more than 20 for each in
habitant, tut very few worry over tho
LKS tobacco is consumed in Great
llritaln, in proportion to the inhabit
ants, than in any other civilized coun
try. The nvcrago is twcnty-thrco
ounces per annum for each person.
A rooitLV clad woman, who picked up
a bag containing 200 in Smlthfleld,
England, tho other day, was awarded
by tho owner, to whom sho returned it,
with a penny.
Jones "I supposo you have a police
man hanging about your kitchen every
night." llrown "No. Our cook is mar
ried to ono. Town Topics.
DCCnDC1 could set reliei
II E r U II C from a most hor
"" w " rible blood dis
ease I had spent hundreds of dollars
trying various remedies and physi
cians, none of which did me any
good. My finger nails came off and
my hair came out, leaving me
perfectly bald. I then went to
Honing to be cured by this
treatment, but very soon became dlagusted
and decided to try S.S.S. The effect wat
truly wonderful. I commenced to recovct
at once, and after I had taken twelve bot
tles I was entirely cured cured by S.S.S.
when the world- Hk
renowned Hot fct L
mi Book ea U Dium d to T!i"i ! '" w tal