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BEAVER, OKLAHOMA TERRITOltY, THURSDAY, JUNE G, 1895.
Tub debt of Canada is 8I& per capita
nnd that of Newfoundland S.'iO.
Tin: country editors of New York
state favor David II. Hill for the demo
cratic presidential nominee.
Alioirr fi.OOO moro railroad freight
cars liavo been ordered in the first five
months of the present year than. v:cro
built during tlio wholo of 180 i.
Piiksidknt Cr.KVRi.Axn has extended
the civil service rules to tho remaining
places in the agricultural department,
which adds about f00 more persons to
the classified service.
Judob J. I. O'Connok, national presi
dent of the Ancient Order of llibcrr
nians, initiated 000 members at St.
Louis recently. This broke tlio record
of the order in the matter of initia
tions. A oni:-whki:i. sulky is a possibility
of tho 189.1 trotting season. Should
It fulfill tho hopes of its inventors tho
light harness horse will undoubtedly
pass the long anticipated two-iniuute
Pktkk Jackson recently said that as
the National Sporting club was un
likely to get on apology from Corbctt,
he would not light again and made
public the announcement that he had
retired to private lifo forever.
Euukxi: llrscn, a farmer living near
South Enid, Ok., has just completed a
fast of forty days, which he claims was
ordered by Go.l. IIo has founded a
new religion called Evening Light.
His followers already number thirty.
Ghkat lllttTAis' will have tho largest
nnd America ono of the fastest war
ships in tho great naval demonstra
tion at Kiel on tho opening of the
Ualtlc canal, in which nllthe European
powers havo signlllcd their intention
to be represented. "
The Paris Journal des Dobats made
a violent attack upon the importation
of American lard Into France, saying
that It was sold as pure lard, defrauded
the treasury and customs, injured pig
breeding, diseased tho consumer and
was injurious to health.
Tm: Michigan house passed and gave
immediate effect to tlio "anti-trcating"
bill. It prohibits tho purchase ol
spirituous, malt, browed, fermented or
vinous liquors for another by the
drink, and salc'Hhercof to a person to
bo given to another as a treat.
Woukmhn engaged in a rook quarry
near Ardmore, I, T., recently unearthed
tho body of a human being, thoroughly
petrified and formln? apart and parcel
of a rock ledge. Judging from tho
delicacy in shapo and features it un
questionably belonged to some woman.
A iikckxt dispatch from Anderson,
Ind., said that the fruit jar factories
which began with such bright pros
pects early in the season, wcro about
to close, as so much fruit had been
killed by the recent fronts that the
fruit jar trade had been cut down one
IIkfouk the last election in New
York Tammany had enrolled on its
roster 33.00J names. An enumeration
of its membership since tho landslide
which resulted in tho election of Mr.
Strong to tho mayoralty shows a
falling off of about -40 percent., or a
total of about L'0,000.
A Nkw Yohk man proposes to test
the question whether the state is not
liable for damages for depriving him
of his liberty. IIo was urrcsted and
convicted on the charge of burglary
and served two years in tho peniten'
tiary. Meanwhile his innocence was
established and a pardon followed.
Tlio umount of his damage bill Is $101,
8:58.2!?. Of this amount $23,000 is claimed
for injury to reputation and mental
and physical suffering white In prison;
the rest is his computation of the
amount ho lost In ousincss by thi?
false imprisonment, with his attorney"?
The inroads which fishing and pack
ing companies aro making upon the
supply of salmon in the Alaskan river;
is giving great concern to the federal
government. It was recently broughf
to the attention of Commissioner
Lamorcaux, of the general land otlice.
that the salmon companies are acqulr
ing much land at the mouths of the
rivers where they were engaged, uud
Dr. Hugh Smith, one of tlio experts ol
tho fish commission, said that every
llsh could bo caught at the moutli ol
its river. Moro than half of tho
salmon pack of the United States and
of tlio world comes from Alaska,
TitEASunv ofllclals said that stops
would have to be taken to secure addi
tional revenue to meet tho legitimate
expenses of tho government, now that
tho decision of tho income tax cases
had deprived tho treasury of fully S30,
000,000. Nothing could be done until
congress meets, and, as the president
had emphntically declared that he
would not call on extra session, no
substantial relief was expected until
next winter. It has been suggested
that an additional tax on beer would
bo tho best means of Increasing tho
revenues. It was also said that whisky
und tobacco could stand more tux.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Gloanod By Telegraph nnd Mall
rnitsovAu ash i-oliticai-
O.v tho 20th tho body of Secretary
Orcsham was taken from the Arlington
hotel to the white house and ltlshop
Hurst read tho burial service over tho
corpse. From thcio tho funeral pro
fession proceeded to the II. & O. depot
ivhoro the coflln was put on board for
Chicago. President Cleveland unil his
iabinet acted as honorary pallbearers
Xud uccompanlcd tho mourners to Chi
sago. The military acted as an escort.
Tin: body of Secretary Orcsham wn?
temporary deposited in the receiving
Vault nt OalrvvnTil!Ts'ft?JjUlni.v nl CM
ongo. on tho 30th. Members of the
Loyal Legion, tho G. A. II. veterans,
tatc and civic otllccrs, civic soeiotief
ind others joined in the procession
from tho railroad depot to tho ceme
tery. Tho train was held back for the
return of the presidential party to
Sm Wim.iam Vnnxo.v Hakcouht,
ihonccllor of tho Ilrltish exchequer,
has formally replied to a memorial
forwarded by influential financiers in
tho following terms: "You may rely
.ipon it that her majesty's government
will glvo no countcnanco to any
dinngc in the fundamental principles
31 our monetary system, nor In any
Jlscussions In which they may be
called upon to tako part will they ad
mit any doubt as to their intention
firmly to adheres to tho single gold
Tiik Ohio republicans held their state
convention at Zancsvillo on tho 28th,
John Sherman being mado chairman.
He made a speech on the currency, ad
vocating tho coinage of fractional sil
ver coins in limited quantities and
making them legal tender for small
turns in oriier to preserve the parity ol
both gohfnnd silver. Asn S. ltushnoll
was nominated for governor. The
platform' Indorsed protection, favored
bimetallism In accordance with a ratio
fixed by international agreement nnd
indorsed Poraker for senator and Mc
ICInley for, president.
C0NOHE88MAN UriiKonAFrK, of Iowa,
said at Washington that the president
intended to call an extra session ol
congress in October for tho purpose ol
raising revenue. Mr. Updegrnffe said
he got his pointer from lending demo
crats In touch with tho administration.
Nkw treaties of far-reaching impor
tance have.reccntly been made between
Nicaragua;' and Honduras, and ofllcial
copies have just been received in Wash
ington. Tho treaties aro the first
practical steps toward the formation
of a Central American nation out ol
tho several small ropublics, Nicaragua,
Honduras, Guatemala, Salvador and
PliEfiinKXT Ci.kvki.ANH issued a proc
lamation on tho 28th In regard to the
death of Walter Q. Orcsham, ordering
diplomatic representatives of the
United States to display the flags over
their embassies at half mast for ten
days and tho same order to bo ob
served on all vessels and naval sta
tions of tho United States.
m i s c k r.i.AN ico us.
In honor of Decoration day and at
tho request of post 104, G. A. It., oi
Now York, Gen. J. Meredith Kead de
posited a splendid wreath on the 30th
upon tho tomb of Gen. Lafayette in
the Pisclius in tho Puubourg Saint An
toino at Paris. The wreath was in
scribed, "To America's Friend."
A r.ncENT dispatch from Ottawa,
Ont., stated that on Spanish river,
while a party of thirty-three lumber
men were camped on a crib of square
timber for tho night. It broke from its
moorings and carried tho men into tho
swift running waters. All were lost.
A special from Snn Angelo, Tex.,
told of a disastrous cloudburst whieh
occurred along tho Johnson and Devil
rivers. Five bodies had been recovered
from "draws" which were flooded by
tho cloudburst, nnd it was feared that
a number of sottlers iu tlio valleys of
the two rivers had perished. Search
ers were unable to reach beveral large
ranches in that section, the water ol
tho Devil river rushing down in a
series of w aves 0 feet high. One ranch
with 1,700 sheep lost 1,300.
A I'AssEXQElt train, engine, three
cars and beveral freight cars of the
Hcllairc, Zanesville & Cincinnati rail
road wcro tied up by the sheriff ol
Monroe county, at Woodflcld, O., on
an execution for delinquent taxes,
amounting to 83,800. No trains ran on
At Marshalltown, la., .Lewis Halt,
an electrician, shot his wife through
the head with n rovolvur. She died
five hours later. Hall claimed he mis
took her for a burglar, but willful
murder was suspected, as tho couple
had quarreled bitterly lately. Tho
woman was Hall's third wife.
A dispatch from Manzanlllo, Mex.,
on tho 20th stated that the Pacific mail
steamship Colima had foundered oft
tho Mexican coast and that 1C0 of the
passengers and crew were lost, only
fourteen of the passengers and five ol
tho crow having readied land in u
small boat. Much bullion on board
wuc, also lost.
While Ilarton Johnson and Samuel
Wilson were walking along tho Mid
land railroad, 1 mile east of Lebanon,
Intl., u switch engine run them down
and decapitated both men, bcsldef
crushing their bodies almost beyond
Dhunkkn South Carolina excursion
Ists to Tallulah Falls, Ga., engaged In
a riot there recently. Tho town
marshal's throat was gashed and a
deputy was seriously Injured. At Cor
nelia a posse ran tho rioters into o
bwamp and captured four of them.
Tho sheriff of the county remained on
tho train and was shotatsevcral times.
Tho coaches were badly damaged.
At South Enid, Ok., Enoch Kemper,
deputy district clerk, and 'Capt. llond,
owner of the English kitchen, had a
disputo over 36 cents which llond
claimed Kemper owed him on a board
bill. Angry words followed, when
Kemper drew u revolver nnd shot four
times nt llond. Pond's wounds wer
serious. Kemper was tailed.
TlrcoitATION day was observed nt nil
tho principal cities In the country In
the usual way, many civics Having im
posing parades In the afternoon. At
Chicago tho monuments to tho "Uock
of Chlckamanga" and the confederate
.lead woro dedicated. At New York
Gov. McKlnloy mado an oration nt
Grant's tomb. Tho veterans turned
out in largo numbers at tlio national
capital aud held services nt Arlington.
Jerry Husk's monument wns dedicated
ntViroquii, Wis. At Salt Lake, Utah,
2,000 children joined in the pantdo nnd
ex-Congressman llartlno delivered tho
Tun secretary of the interior hns do
cided to expend 830,000 put at his dis
posal by congress in tho improvement
of the Hot Springs, Ark., reservation,
In work ulang tho main reservation,
and not on the, Whittlugton reserve, ns
has been anticipated.
A dispatch from Des Moines. la., of
tho 30th stated that in a number of
places In that county seventeen year
locusts, tho scourge that impoverished
the northwest a number of years ago.
had made their appearance. Last sea
son it was announced by scientists that
the locusts might be looked for this
GKoitnF. Lavioni: bested Jack Ever
hardt in twenty rounds at tlio Seaside
Athletic club, Coney Island, N. Y., on
the 30th. They fought a gamo battle
and both wcro on their feet at tho end
of tho contest. Lavigno did most of
Tin: safe of W. W. Ilrowu, United
States Indian trader and postmaster
at White Eagle, Ok., was blown open
on the 25th, but employes sleeping im
mediately over the safo wero not
awakened. Tho robbers secured 810,
000 in valuable papers, 8i00 In cash,
S200 in post office money orders and
about 8.)0 worth of 2 cent stamps.
Tlicro was no clew to the burglars.
Tin: French steamer Don Pedro,
bound for Carllo, Spain, was wrecked
oft Capo CarruNcdo, on tho west coast
of Gnlicia, her boilers exploding and
the vessel foundering immediately
afterwards. Sho had n crew of forty
nine and eighty passengers on board
and only tho captain and twenty-six
of the crew wcro saved, all the pas
songcrs being drowned.
CointKTT and Fitzslmmons mot in
New York, nnd Hob asjrecd to deposit
liis STi.000 when a battleground was
The two welterweights. Tommy
Ryan and "Mysterious" Hilly Smith,
of Hoston, fought at Coney Island, N.
Y., recently. It was anybody's battle
until tho seventeenth round, when
Hynn fought Smith all over the ring
and would have knocked him out in
the next round if the police hnd not
interfered. The refcrco declared It a
draw, according to agreement.
At Krcbs, I. T Hugh Williams, a
miner, bhot Jack Doyle, another miner,
killing him instantly. The shooting
grew out of u personal difficulty.
Tin: boiler of a steamer belonging
to contractors for the harbor works nt
Lisbon exploded In the harbor and six
of tho crew wero killed.
Tin: United States supreme court on
the 27th denied tho application of
Eugene V. Debs and tho other Chicago
strike leaders for n writ of habeas cor
pus aHd a reversal of tho sentences to
jail passed upon them by Judge Woods
for interfering with the running of
the malls last summer. The supreme
court decided that the federal govern
ment had jurisdiction over every foot
of soil and every Individual in tho
United States. So President Dobs and
tho other olliccrs of the A. H. U. will
have to servo their lull sentences.
SUTEItlNTENnKNT HvitNES, of the New
York police, handed In his resignation
on the 27th to tho polico board and it
A nuRnt.Ait In tho middle of tho night
entered the room of John Harrington,
a tobacconist, who lives over his storo
at Kingston, N. J., and beat him and
placed a lighted match under his feet
to compel him to tell where His money
was. The burglar got two checks, one
for SJ.500. tho other for 830, a railroad
order for 812 and 835 in cash. A man
named O'Hcilly has been arrested on
Mits. Mahion Cuhtin, of Haltimore,
supposed to have been insane, mur
dered her H-ycar-old daughter Mamie
on tha 2Stli by cutting her throat. Sho
then committed suicide in u like man
ner, Judoe Stitaht on the 27th, at South
McAlcster. I. T., decided that tho
Choctaw nation had no right
to confiscate the property of
United States citizens living In tho
Indian territory. Tlio Choctaw
bhcriff had confiscated and ordered
sold nearly tho whole business portion
of South McAlestcr, alleging that tho
property, though owned by United
States citizens, was rented contrary to
Ax oxplqslon 'occurred on the Turk
ish torpedo boat Destroyer at Kie
which waS being built at the Gcrmania
ship yards, by which seven men wero
killed and tvJelve Injured.
A coi.i.isiox occurred recently be
tween sheepmen and cattlemen in
Houtt county. Col., in which four men
wcro badly wounded. It was the
same old trouble of last year. The
cattlemen of the country objected to
the sheepmen, who wcro principally
from Wyoming nnd Montnua, driving
their sheep through the county nnd
eating up the pasturage.
Owi.VO to tho failure of the Arkansas
legislature to make suitable appropria
tion for the maintenance of the militia
of tho state the adjutant-general has,
at their own request, disbanded a
greater part of tho companies of the
I A 8HOHT time ago Mrs. John Verhtte
'was caught In tho raiding of a dis
reputable house at Sidney. O. Her
husband was away from home nt the
time nnd had her held until ho re
turned. When he entered her cell he
immediately 6hot her through the
heart. She died Instantly and lie mado
good his escape.
I Skvkhal specimens of dark brown
rock tn which was a glittering mineral
were taken to Memphis, Tenn., recent
ly from Halelgh. n suburb, for analysis.
The examination showed gold present
in paying quantity, nnd the presence
of platinum was even more plainly
wi.s ctosol last Week nt
an attachment for a debt
Oklahoma cottnty with the new ter
ritory just added v. Ill contain 725
squ.iro miles. v
PoncaCityis getting up a fourth of
July celebration. Spjciul trains will
be run Into the town.
Hy Junol2lh it is said that regular
trains will bo running on the Clioettiw
railroad cast of Oklahoma.
Monday Marshal Nix received $1,000
check for the killing of Tulsa. lack. It
will le flivided umoug the deputies.
Hcrl Harnes, iiGutlule boy, has re
ceived a gold medal for tho best essay
nt Annapolis, on "Tho Navy in the
The Indians in o nlieiiily getting on
to advertising, Mr. Hc-okush, an
Osiige, Is advertising for u stolen horse
in tlio Poncii City Courier.
The Tlmcs-Jourmil says that Okla
homa City hciu enough bolognii-s'iiis-
ngeoverto the Klekanoo opening to
reach clear around tho reservation.
About tlio only nun that was hurt
nt the Kiekapoo opening was a young
mnn in ii Choctaw City saloon who was
looking to seo If a levotvor was lo ided.
About one hundred people wero bap
tized in the river near Perkins lust
Sunday. At tho same time the Metho
dists in the crowd were sprinkled on
Marshals had a Unlit with Wyatt's
gnng of outlaws i'l Wood county.
Wyutt was wounded and his hoise
was killed. Tho officers pursued tliu
gnng for several hours but could not
capture any of them.
About 842,000 was taken td Ann
daiko for an Indian payment recently.
It was carried overland from El Reno,
the Hock Island railroad refusing to
carry money in the Indian Territory.
A man giving his- nnnio as Wltner
was found lying unconscious near tho
railroad truck five inlb's south of
Perry ono day last week. Ho whs
token lo Perry and cared for. Ho was
unable, to give any account- of himself.
Good rains are reported from nil
over the territory. While it cannot be
said that this assures u "full corn, cot
ton, millet, kulllr, potato, melon und
garden truck ci op nud abundant pas
ture," it is believed that there will bo
plenty and lo spare.
The Rev. J. L Smith was convicted
of stealing meat at Stillwater und sen
tenced to the penitentiary for ono
yen'-. IIo is nearly dead with the con
sumption, and on tho udvlco of a phy
slcluu tho sheriff allowed htm co
sleep in tho corridor am', during the
night ho pi'Ml' open tlio door and es
caped. Wichita Eagle: The owner of the
principal hotel at Mluco advertises
that guests can enter the dining loom
und cut in their shirt sleeves. During
the first session of tlio leglsl-ituio
Harry Coulsoii of Guthrio put a legis
lator out of his dining room for trying
to eat In his shirt sleeves.
The public schools at Oklahoma City
closed lust week. Tl.ey aro splendid
schools and ono of th(j best educators
in America, no stale or locality ex
cepted Professor Halleck is at the
head of them. He Is onu of the few
men In this world who can make boys
go to tchool with the idea Hint they
me having a picnic.
Principal Chief 1. C. Pcrrymnii nnd
Treasurer Sam Grenson of theCreelt na
tion were seized by a iiiobnt Okmulgee
and carried to the council house uud
held to account for some money which
they are accused of paying out without
nulhoiity. It is feared that much
trouble will utlso as it is reported thnt
armed moil from various purls of the
country are gathering at the capital,
Oklahoma Fanner; There Is evi
dence that the yield of fruit in this
country will bo abundant this year.
While In older ttntes the frosts have
nipped the buds so that their crops
will bo materially shortened, we hnvo
always believed that OUluhoum was
particularly adapted to thii production
o apples, peaches uud similar fruits,
which lire vnstly moro profitable than
the expensive crops of sin ill grain
which have been tho standard crop
here. It may bo that this season is
intended us a very foicible object les
son to our farmers.
Wichita Eagle, May 20! George K.
Klrhpntilck of Pond Creek station was
In the city joitcrday and ho handed
the E.iglu a circular Issued by the
Ladles Aid soctety of the Presbyterian
church of North Pond Creek which Is
signed by some citizens of tho place
not membeis of the society. The cir
cular sets out thut there nie people in
that section owing to tlio drouth that
are destitute and uld is solicited. Mr.
Klrkpulrlclc says that the extreme
drouth covered only n narrow section
and that It must not be inferred from
this thntull Oklahoma Is destitute.
At the Olclttlioma City land office a
man standing in Hue hired another
man to take tits place n few minutes.
A burly man, not in line, stepped up
nnd t?ld htm to get out of there. Tills
tho plucky little mail refused to do,
whereupon tho outsider b truck tho
man In the line, who returned the
blow using the chair tu which ho had
been bitting, uud tuid the big fellpw
HONORING THE DEAD.
Two Monument, llnllrntril nt riilcncn
lti-mmlnc tlm Scum of Wur At llio
Tnmh nf llrmit.
Cillc.voo.May nl, -Gcn.Gcorgo Thom
as post No. 5 dedicated a unique and
appropriate moinluicnt In Roso Hill
comotery yesterday, to tho memory of
the great roldtcr whose nanio tho post
benrs. The monument stands In the
center of a lot pnrchassd by the post.
It Is a grcnt rock of granite signifying
tho "Rock of Chlckamanga," the title
which Gen. Thomas earned at that
famous cngngcnicnt. The members of
the Thomas post, which Is now tho
largest In the G. A. R., conducted the
exercises. The dodicatoiy oration wns
delivered bv Gen.John C Hlnek, United
States district nttorney ut Chicago nnd
commissioner of pensions during Presi
dent Cleveland's first administration.
The ceremonies at tho dedication of
tho monument to the confederate dead
at Oakwood cemetery began with the
ringing of tho Columbian Liberty bell
nnd tho firing of a national salute
by Hattery 1), Illinois national guard,
on tho lake front. Then a car
riage parade of northern nnd south
ern generals wns formed and moved
under military escort to tho Twelfth
street depot nnd there took trains for
Oakwook comotery. Tho dedication
ceremonies wero opened with prayer
by Col. Joseph Dosha Pickett, chaplain
of tho "Ki-Ltucky Orphan" brlgnde, C
S. A, Tho dedicatory oration by LlciU
Gcn.Wudo Hamptou.of South Carolina,
followed. The ceremonies of conse
crating the guns and placing tho floral
decorations followed, nud tho exercises
closed with the firing of three volleys
over the graves of tho dead by the First
regiment, Illinois national guard, end
ing with a buglo bluro and "tnps."
I'ollowlng the set progrnmmo cmno
the decoration of tho grnves of ex
union soldiers in the cemetery by the
ex-confedcruto association, nsslstcd by
a largo number of visiting ladies from
tho south, mnny of them noted south
nrn beauties, umong whom were Gen.
UnJerwood's dnughtcr, Gem Long
street's daughter nnd Gen. Cabell's
daughter. After tho exercises tho
guests wero entertained at luncheon
by tho Chicago club and reviewed the
procession of the G. A. R. from tho bal
cony of the Auditorium.
oov. ji'kixi.bv at ohaxt's tosih.
New Yohk, May 31. Veterans of tho
union army In this city decorated the
graves of the dead under favorable
conditions, but tlio parado of Grand
Ariny members, starting from tho
plnza nt Fifth avenue and Fifty-ninth
street, showed sadly the ravages which
years have made in the ranks. Tlio
reviewing stand at Twenty-fifth -street
was occupied by ex-President Harrison,
Gov. MoKlnley, Gov. Morton and May
Tho principal observance of tho day
was at tho tomb of Gen. Grant, In
Riverside park, overlooking the Hud
son river. The services there wero un
der the auspices of U. S. Grant post,
G. A. It., and included a memorial ad
dress by Gov. MoKlnley, of Ohio.
vhtehanb at the national capital
Wahhixoton, May 111. The graves
of the soldier dead in all tho cemeteries
of the city wero strewn with flowers
by their comrades yesterday. All tlio
D. A. H. posts In the city, fourteen in
number, escorted by tlio old guard and
three troops of cavalry, formed nt tho
capltol and reached Pennsylvania ave
nue. Tho Murine band, tho cavalry
(mounted), and all the local bands and
ilrum corps In tho city participated.
Four thousand to .1,000 men wero in
line. Tho. principal services wcro held
at Arlington, tho national cemetery on
the bluff across the Potomac, where
bivouac forever sleeping thousands of
the union dead. Gen, Felix Agnus, of
Baltimore, delivered the address of the
.lEititv husk's monument.
Vihoo.ua, Wis., May 31. Tho monu
ment erected to the memory of the
lato Jeremiah M. Rusk, secrotary of
agriculture under Ilurrieon, was dedi
cated yesterday with imposing cere
monies, conducted under the uusplccs
of tlio Grand Army. The dedicatory
address was delivered by Col. John C,
"sooner. Gov. Upham nnd stale offi
cers and many United States senators
and congressmen, togother with dele
gations representing every post of the
Grand Armytn Wisconsin were present,
two thousand children in link.
Salt Lakh, Utah, May 31. Memorial
day was observed In this city by a pa
rade of tho state and national troops
and a general turnout of school chil
dren. It Is estimated that nearly 2,000
of the latter wero in line. Ex-Con
gressman llartlno delivered tho ad
dress at Mount Olive, which was tho
feature of the day.
Turnudo III NenrmkK.
Omaha, Neb., May 31. A special from
Chapman, Neb., bays: A tornado 1
mile wldo struck near hero yesterday
and demolished everything in its path.
The houso of A. Hailor was blown to
pieces, fatally Injuring Mrs. Hailor nnd
two children. The clothing of tho
other two children were literally torn
from their bodies by the forco of tho
wind. Mnny other buildings wero
Ilaptlit MIhIuu Wurker.
Saiia-ioha, N. Y., May 31. Tlio an
nual election of tho llaptlst Missionary
union took place last evening, with
the following result: President, Henry
F. Colby yot Dayton, O.; vice presidents,
C. W. KIngsloy, of Cambridge, Mass.,
and George O. Manning, of Haltimore;
recording secretary, Henry S. Uurrage,
of Portland. Me.
An Argument wltli W'lnclirttert.
Pixevillb, Ky May 31. A battlo
occurred on Straight creek, IS miles
from here in which long John Helton
was kl' led and Jim Uelchor and Charles
Johnson wcro badly wounded. Those
on tho other stdo were Georgo Taylor,
Jim Taylor, John Arnctt and a woman
named Sarah Griffith, who can handle
a Winchester with the best of men.
The Helton crowd was surrounded and
fired upon from ambush. Thoy re
turned the fire and some of the Taylor
crowd wero wounded nnd carried to
the. mountuius. Tho battle grow out
of a series of tawbuitn.
'cini-ml Crrninnnli- nt tlm Wliltn Ilnu.r
Urr tlio Itonmln. of Speret.iry Clrchm
I.nlil In Hot nt ( lilritRO.
Washincitox, May 30. Hcforo
o'clock yesterday morning tho floral
tributes to tho Into ex-Secretary Wnltel
(. Greshum began tonrrlveuttlioroomi
In tho Arlington hotel nnnox In which
the body of tho departed secretary ol
state lay. Most of these wcro scut to
tho white house, where the funeral
service wus to bo held. Mrs. Greshum,
broken In spirit, exhausted by bet
long vigils ami overcome with grief,
was in such a nervous state that hci
daughter .ind son prevailed upon her
not to undei.nko the trying ordeal ol
attainting tho services at tho white
At exactly 0:50 o'clock fivo red-coat-cd
trumpeters marched up Lafayette
place and stationed themselves outside
tho lino of mounted polico to glvo tho
signal when tho corlego should, de
part. Thirty heconds later tho
hearse, drawn by two black horses,
drow up at tlio door. Tho prcr.l.
dent, followed by members of
tho cabinet in tho order of their rank,
acting ns honorary pallbearers, de
scended tho steps nnd stood with un
covered heads while the eight artillery
men carried the coflln, shrouded com
pletely in tho folds of nn American flag
nnd covered with flowers, to the
hearse. The death vchlclo halted nt
tho corner until the president and
members of his official family in their
carriages had taken their position
The funeral procession, preceded by
n squad of mounted police, moved
slowly down Lafayette square, flunked
on either side by n lino of policemen,
behind whom wero thousands of pco
plo, many of them with bowed
und uncovered heads. The proces
sion swept nround tho groat
bronze stutuo of Lafayette, nt
tho corner of tho square, and up
the broad avenue, passed the drawn
up artillery nnd cavnlry nt the en
trance of the white houso grounds nnd
tho carriages carrying the diplomatic
corps, members of tho supremo court,
ofllclals, moinbors of congress and
other invited guests drove up ut the
steps of tho whlto house.
Tlio coflln, preceded by tho president
nnd cabinet, wus borne by the artil
lerymen to tlio cast room, which was
elaborately draped. A fow moments
before JO o'clock tho family of tho do
ccased, except Mrs. Qresham, wcro
ushered into the grcon room. Almost
Immediately at a sign from Col. Wil
son, the coflln, borno by eight ser
geants of tlio Fourth artillery, was
brought in. Tho floral tributes wero
gathered by thcushtrs-nnd heaped
upon the black surface of tho coflln.
Htshop Hurst stepped forward and a
hush foil upon tho company, while the
clergyman said: "I am the resurrec
tion and the life." The scrvlco was
very slmplo nnd free from ostentation.
It wns the full burial service of tlio
Methodist Episcopal church, practical
ly tho same us that of tho Episcopal
Church. The entire servlcu lasted
but tlftcon minutes.
Just at 11 o'clock a buglo sounded ns
the signal to move. A carrlago with
Mrs. Greshiim and her dnugter joined
the funeral cortege nt the executive
mansion. The military, which had
been drawn up tin Pennsylvania ave
nue, faclug the white houso grounds,
awaiting ortlcrs, was given tlio word
of command und the funeral party
with its military escort moved down
Pennsylvania avenue to 'the Hnltimora
it Ohjo station, from which the sad
journey to Chicago was to be made.
Chicaoo, May 31. With notable civic
tributes the body of tho late Secretary
Walter Q. Greshum was temporarily
laid to rest yesterduy afternoon in
O.ikwoods cemetery amid the flower
strewn graves of his comrades tn arms
and In tho shadow of the monument
.ledlcatcd only a short time before in
honor of tho valor of those who had
given their lives for tho confederate
cause. Tho brief time after tho deci
sion us to tlio time and placo of burial
gave little opportunity for elaborate
preparations for funeral honors.
The funeral train was met ut the
station by tho military ani escorted to
Arrived at the cemetery chapel, the
casket was removed from the funeral
car und bornu wlth'n by eight ser
geants of marines. The services, con
ducted by Rev. S. J. McPhcrbon, of the
Second Presbyterian church, were im
pressive but simple, consisting merely
of Scriptural readings, a hymn by the
ch i und prayer. At their conclusion
the boJy wus temporarily deposited in
the receiving vault of the cemetery.
At the conclusion of the ceremonies
at the grave the presidential purty re
turned to Washington.
DURRANT ENTERS A PLEA.
S j m IIo Ik Not Guilty of the Murilen of
Mlnulo WIHUmi unci lllmiclm I-aiilout.
San 1'hancisco, May 31. Theodore
Durrunt was arraigned in the superior
court for the murder of Hlanche La
inont and Minnlo Williams, pleading
not guilty In eueh case. Both trials
were set for July 22, tho district attor
ney electing to try tho defendant flrbt
for tho murder of Hlanche Lamont.
Counsel for the defense gave notice
that they would probably upply for n
change of venue before the date fixed
for the trial. Durrunt maintained his
air of unconcern throughout the brief
hudclru lllclien Killed Mini.
1'AtiKEu.siiuua, W. Vo., May 31.
David Weaver, of Cairo, Ritchie
county, on whoso land a big 210 barrel
per day oil well was struck Monday,
died last night of heart disease, result
ing from cxcltemont over his stroko
of good fortune. Ho had been a poor
man ull tils life, and the prospect of
sudden wealth was too much for him.
All DeirtiueuU Clo.eil.
Washington, May 31. All depart
ments were closed Wednesday in retpect
to tlio memory of tho late Secretary
Gresham. Yesterday being Memorial
,day ull departments will remain closed.(
PRESS PROVCRDS.- '
A DAt.D head is soon shaven.
The Ideal husband Is stilt n, bacliclor.
The strongest Influence ip always ev
erted nt abort range.
Affinity is the chief rollanco of th6 '
Jueticr Is higher than lnw, In that
It Is rotroactlve.
It isnlways difficult to draw tho lino
between weakness nnd willingness.
The unmarried woman i, nlways In
danger of becoming u youthful prodigy.
A man may do good work Iu tlio
world nnd still continue, to sayi "f
Evkhytiiino that goca out with tlio
ttdo doesn't necessarily coino back with
A woman is never too old to marry:
but sho Is sometimes too old to be
Even If n man could read hli own
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Two wnoNOB do not make a right, but
they often produce about the samo
Too mant people nro In the habit of
using the conscience of others lnsteat)
of their own. Chicago News.
WORKS OF NATURE.
SrcoiEs of snnkes that nre enemies
of one another in captivity wtll coll
up into their winter sleep in the same
Dew Is not attracted by some colors.
Place a yellow board bcalda a red one
and a blnck one; while tho yellow one
will bo covered with dew, Hid other Iwc
will be perfectly dry.
The Arctic fox changes the huco!
tits coat to note tho change of season.
In summer his fur Is dark blue; ns the
cold weather upproaches, the shade
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