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BEAVER, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1895.
CURRENT COMMENT. '
The Colorado M. E. conference voted
to admit women to the general confer
TllK number of nationnl banks In
the" Uniteil States was recently re
ported as 5,002.
TllK United States supplies about
tliree-fourths of nil the meat for the
Wyomixo has elected only ono wom
an as a delegate to the Kepubllqan,?a
tlonal league convention, though equal
tuffrngo prevails in that state.
. Money Is bo abundant in London
that the Spectator predicts an .early
reduction of 'thc'iafijof Interest on per
manent investments to 3 per cent.
In the first five months of 1893 the
net gold exportation from tho United
States was about SO'.'.OOO.OOO; in the
first five months of 18U4 it was S37,O00,
1)00, and in the first five months of 1S93
it was 812,000,000.
1 Tin: mayor of New Yorlc city and the
governor of New Yorlc stato have ap
proved tho bill to construct a 80,000,000
tunnel under tho Hast river to carry
passengers to Hrooklyn in four min
utes. Tho tunnel will bo located
above Sixteenth street.
Gun lluaicit, since his nrrlval at
Washington, hasbecu devoting his on
tire time to work on the drill regula
tions and manual of arms for the now
gun adopted for the use of the army.
It was expected that tho national
guards would adopt tho regulations.
Axiono tho new locations selected for
, patriotic ,monumcnts are the battle-
( J ground at Stonoy Point, on the Hud
ton, and tho spot on the Dclawaro
river where Washington crossed to at
tack tho llrltish at Trenton. The Now
"" York Sons of tho Uevolutlon propose
to convert Stoney Point into a national
park, and the Trenton monument will
bo erected by the ltucks County His-
torlcal society, of Pennsylvania.
Tun war deparment has granted a
medal of honor to Capt. Clinton A.
Cllly, of the Second Minnesota volun
teer Infantry, now a resident of Hick
ory, N. C September 20, 18(13, on tho
field of Chlckamauga. Capt. Cilly
saw a regiment not his own leaving
the line of battlr. He dashed after it,
seized the colors nnd rode back into
the battle, followed by the regiment,
which from that time did effective
Assistant sVriaKb.Y "nnriAn' A.
Misakxs, who has been attached to tho
international boundary commission
during tho last three years in its work
from El Paso, Tex., across the burning
deserts of New Mexico, Arizona and
California, has made a valuable col
lection of specimens of birds and mam
mals, many of which are absolutely
new to scientists. It is reported that
ho has collected nearly 20,000 speci
mens of curious Ufa which will bo
added to the' Smithsonian Institution
Tiik review of tho fruit conditions of
the country for tho calendar year 1894
by the pomologlst of tho agricultural
department at Washington is printed
for tho first time in the year book now
almost completed. It characterizes tho
season as a peculiarly disastrous and
unprofitable ono in most lines of fruit
culture. The average value of apples
per barrel p .pj.-ted was about 20 per
cent, less lh;n In 1893. Peaches were
almost a total flil.ro in tho commer
cial peach district of tho south, except
'In Florida and Texas.
Tun year book of the United States
department of agriculture will prob
ably be ready for distribution by Sep
tember 1. It is a substitute for the
former annual report of the de
partment. Assistant Secretary Dab
ney, says, in regard to tho book:
"Tho purpose of the department
has been to supply a book which
would, bo of value to every farmer.
Tho government prints 500,000 copies
of this publication at a cost of $300,000.
Of these 500,000 c6pies senators and
representatives get 470,003, only 80,000
being reserved for distribution by the
Tiikrh were about 2,000 sots cf ex
amination papers of all kinds In tho
civil service commission's office nt
Washington to be marked, whlj from 5V
000 to 0,000 more wero expected Jn a few
days, from tho examinations held for
clerks all over tho country. Tho office
force consists of thirty examiners, but
n. number of these have to bo assigned
to other work from time to time, caus
ing delays In finishing tho papers. Tho
full force can mark from 800 to 1,000
papers a week, but tho recent post
office examinations cannot all bo
marked up before August 1,
William J. Hltowx, aged 70 years,
was rccoutly released from tho Indiana
penitentiary, having borved a term of
twenty years for the murder of a rival
suitor of the woman to whom ho after
wards became engnged. A few days
ago tho white-haired ex-convict was
married, near Now Huffalo, Mich., to
Miss Millie 12. Jameson, who was his
afllanccd before jealousy furnished tho
motive for his crime. During tho long
lapse of time she romalncd truo to him,
her ono purpose, apparently, being to
accumulate a fortune sufficient to sup
port herself and Jlrown during iife.
A hkmahkaiili: convention will take
place in London this month, under tho
auspices of Mtss Prances Willard. To
mato delegates from South Africa,
Japan, America, Australia, New Zea
land and Canada, many of whom are
already on their way to England, will
attend to describe how tho crusado
against intemperance and impurity is
progressing throughout tho civilized
globe. Meetings on an enormous
scalo will assemble at Albert hull, and
women will bo tho only speakers on
tint occasion, On tho Sunday no fewer
than 200 pulpits will bo occupied by
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
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l'KuSONAL AXI POI.ITICAI-
At the second day's session of tho
bimotallists at Memphis, Tenn., on the
13th,,Senator Stewart, of Nevadn, ad
dressed tho convention. The commit
tee on resolutions mado a long report,
which was adopted without discussion,
tho restoration of silver as a mouoy
metal on an equality with gold and the
free and unlimited colnngo of silver and
gold at a ratio of 10 to 1 being demand
ed. A committee of ono member from
each stato was appointed to call a na
tional conference QLbsnctnllist when
ever In their JuftUXlfcat Iticv might
think It would advance the cause.
Tin: Insurgents havo burned tho vil
lage of Nuevltas, near Santiago do
Till'. Japanese have made a peaceful
occupation of Tamsul and Taipohefu,
In the island of Formosa. They were
administering tho customs and trade
was resumed. No further trouble was
Tiik czar and czarina of Itnssla re
ceived tho Armenian Catholics recent
ly with great ceremony at the palace
at St. Petersburg and accepted their
.petition for tho redress of Armenian
Tub sliver phalanx of Michigan has
organized. Tho organization Is called
tho "Honest Dollar club," and claims a
membership of 100,000, composed of all
parties. A stato newspaper organ will
A dispatch from Constantinople
slated mat the sultan's health has suf
fered on account of his anxiety ovct
the Armenian question and other diffi
culties, and that symptoms of paraly
sis have appeared.
Piu:siih:xt Ci.kvki.smi on tho 12th
issued a proclamation wnrnlng all peo
ple in tho United States ngainst violat
ing the neutrality laws by taking part
In any armed expeditions from our
shores for tho purpose of attacking
the Spanish forces In Cuba and giving
notice that all such violations of tho
laws would bo rigorously prosecuted.
Aiiout 1.500 delegates were present
at tho gathering in Memphis, Tenn.,
on the 12th in the Interest of free sil
ver. Senator Turpic, of Indiana,
was made permanent chairman,
and mado a lengthy bpeeoh.
Alexander Delmar, of California,
and Congressman Joseph C.
Sibley, of Pennsylvania, also made
speeches. Tho resolutions committee
included W. J. llrynn, of Nebraska;
Senator Jones, of Arkansas; Senator
Harris, of Tennessee; Senator Tillman,
of South Carolina; Senator Marion
ltutler, of North Carolina; Alexander
Delmar, of California, and Senator
l'urple, of Indiana.
Tiik replies to a circular letter sent
jut to 120 democratic editors of Ohio
showed that ninety favor free silver
And the other forty were divided in
Tiik government cruiser Raleigh has
been ordere'd to patrol the Florida
coast and to enforce strictly the neu
trality laws by stopping all filibuster
ing expeditions from the United States
to Cuba. If the measures taken prove
insufficient then active steps will be
taken on shore to prosecuto those who
havo aided in illegal ways tho warfare
against a friendly nntlon.
Tiik Iowa populist state convention
met at Des Moines on the 11th and
nominated the following state ticket:
For governor, Sylvester Crane, of Da
venport; lieutenant-governor, A. It.
Sterrctt, of Humboldt; supremo judge,
I. W. Ivory, of Mills county; superin
tendent of instruction, E. J. Stason, of
Sioux City. Tho platform reaffirms
the principles of tho Omaha platform,
denounces the lalo decision of the su
preme court on the income tax, the
acts of the government by injunction
in tho interests of corporate wealth,
and the issue of interest-bearing bonds.
Miss Susan 11. Anthony, who has re
turned to San Francisco from tho Yo
semlto valley, denies the report telo
graphed from the east that she had re
signed the presidency of the National
Suffrage league. She says she has not
resigned, nnd does not intend to do so.
It was said that Maj. McClaughroy,
of Illinois, would be warden of the new
United States prison at Leavenworth,
SECiiKTsnY Hokk Smith has' rendered
a decision that will bo of interest to
many western homesteaders. Tho
case in question was that J. A. Walls,
of the Alliance laud distriet.Nebraska,
who requested an extension of tlrao
for making payment on his preemption
claim. Tho land office refused tho re
quest. In his decision Secrotnry Smith
reversed this dcclslou and called atten
tion to a recent act of congress which
extends tho timo of final payment for
ono year in cases where tho entryman
Is unable to mako payment on account
of nny cause which ho isunnblo to con
trol. FnKiiniticit Patk, n colored balloon
ist, mado an nscension nt Mnrcellus,
Mich., and found his balloon leaking.
He dropped into a trco and then fell to
the grouna and way killed.
Two small boys named Poyor wero
drowned while playing on logs in the
river near Menominee, Mich., recently.
One fell In the water ond the other
lost his llfo endeavoring to rescue his
brother. The bodies havo not been
A hah freight wreck occurred on tho
11th 3 miles eabt of Kane, Pa. A heavi
ly loaded eastbound freight train on
the 1'hlladolphiu & Erie, while running
at a good rate of speed, was ditched
and nineteen cars piled up. A car of
oil wns iu the wreck and took flro im
mediately, burning the nineteen cars.
Ono man who was beating his wav was
Post OrricK IxsrKCToit MECiinx, at
Denver, Col., received telegraphic In
formation from Santa Fe, N. M., of tho
robbery of a stage on a lonely road
between 'Frisco and Luna, near tho
Arizona line. It was reported that tho
stage was attacked by armed bandits.
The uir.ount of tho plunder secured
was not known.
Tiik United Society of Christian En
deavor, tho general body which has
directed tho growth of Christian En
deavor throughout tho world, held Its
annual meeting nt Itoston recently.
Tho old officers were re-elected.
Oknkva, a thriving Uttlo town 33
miles south of Fort Wayne, lnd., in
tho center of tho gas belt, was almost
wholly destroyed by fire, , more than
thirty business houses nnd dwellings
being burned, tho total losses being
Skciiktahv Morton has dispensed
with tho division of microscopy in his
department. Tho secretary indicated
that In his next annual report to con
gress ho will recommend legislation to
cut off meat inspection oxecpt for tho
foreign trade, the cost of all Inspection
to bo paid by tho parties owning the
meat, thus relieving tho government
from expense nnd responsibility In the
At tho East Stdo school at'Evanston,
III., on tho 13th, 2O0 small children
were badly frightened by tho falling
of a section of planter from tho celling
of one of tho rooms and a panic fol
lowed In which several were injured.
Tiik chief of police of Youngstowu,
O., has ordered tho closing of every
kind of business place on Sundays.
A lMlK.soMKNAi, hailstorm destroyed
thousands of acres of grain In the
western portion of Hansom county,
N. I)., on the night of tho 12th. The
storm was 10 miles long and 0 miles
wide. Hailstones as big as hens' eggs
fell to the depth of 0 inches.
Mkasi.ks were reported on tho 13th
ns raging in the United States jull at
Muscogee, I. T., ten cases having de
veloped In the last few days. Steps
were being taken to pi-event the discaso
spreading to tho town.
Ukohok Andiikws, negro wlfo mur
derer of Helvldcrc, N. J., was hanged
in tho jail yard there on tho 13th.
At tho general Lutheran synod nt
Hagerstown, Md., on the 13th the board
of Sunday schools submitted its report.
It showed 12,33.-1 sahools, si.SOO officers
and teachers and 170,703 scholars. The
collection for tho past year was S140,
032.24, the amount for benevolences be
While the llrltish vessel Wny Not
was on its way to the island of Jersey
recently fire broke out in the hold.
While bailors were attempting to
quench the Humes a bucket was
dropped overboard. A boat was low
ered to recover It and tho captain
jumped Into the boat and wns followed
by the crow. The deserted passengers
wero greatly alarmed, but they handled
the Why Not as bst they could and
succeeded in beaching her near Er
quay, France. Tho llrltish consul at
Erquay will take tho matter up.
A i.atk dispatch from Hankow.China,
said that riots wero general In the
province of Szehun, and in at least six
cities all foreign property hnd been de
stroyed. Others were threatened. So
far us could be learned tho foreign in
habitants were all safe.
Tiikuk was a fight between union
nnd non-union workmen nt tho man
sion being erected for P. D. Armour,
Jr., at Chicago on the 10th. A desper
ate con filet raged for fully fivo min
utes, hammers, wrenches and all sorts
of tools being used on each other's
heads, when tho foreman waved a
white flag, signed an ngreenicut pre
sented by the trades' council and dis
charged tho ten objeetlbnablo men
painters who repaired to a drug storo
to havo their wounds attended to.
Uiu'oiits from llellairc, O., bald that
tho 4,000 miners In that county nt a
mass meeting voted to accept tho 51
cent rate. They will resume work as
fast as operators aro ablo to renew
contracts. So mo may bo compelled to
be idle until fall.
Thk grocery of J. A. Hutchinson, at
Lowell, Me., was entered recently by
burglars and 330,000 in cash, stocks,
notes and bonds stolen. Tho safe was
not blown open, but some ono who
knew the combination opened It and,
ufter robbing tho box, locked it again.
Tiik rains of tho 0th wore general
throughout tho north and west. In
Minnesota tho storm was particularly
severe, wind and electricity destroying
property in many places.
Tin: Juno government crop roport,
issued the 10th, made tho condition of
winter wheat 71.1 and of spring wheat
97.8. Tho condition of oats was 84.3
Kane, Pa., was reported surrounded
by fires and points that last week's
fires did not burn were being burned
over on the 10th. A largo force of
men was at work trying to prevent
tho llamcs from spreading to oil and
other valuable property. At Sugar
Kuu 1,500,000 feet of logs and l,000cords
of bark belonging to ono man und 3,
000,000 feet of logs belonging to an
other had been destroyed, and the peo
ple of the place barely had time to re
movo their household goods.
A ToitXAlw swept tho district of Mo
tola in tho province of Locce, Italy.
Property to the amount of 1,000,000
llrcs was damaged.
Gold has been reported found In
paying quantities on Hoggy creek,
homo 14 miles bouthwest of Arapahoe,
Ok. Hundreds of men wore on tho
ground staking off claims end a min
ing town has been laid out and platted.
Tho strata of gold was on an average
about 7 feet below tho burface and
very easily gotten out.
Evkuv saloon In Des Moines, lo.,
was closed on the 10th by order of
Judge Spurrier, of the district court.
Tho judge held that the so-called con
seut statement lucked sufficient signa
tures to entitle tho saloons to open un
der the mulct-law. An uppeal will be
Stmkixo miners In tho Pocahontas
region of Virginia wero being evicted
from the houses they occupied in large
numbers nnd the excitement there was
inteuse. The officers chop their way
through tho barricaded doors and re
move the furniture to the street. It
was thousrht that serious results may
bo tho outcome.
A H uliioaii accident on tho Erie &
Pittsburgh railroad occurred 47 miles
from Pittsburgh on the 12th. A pay
car and a freight train collided at Ma
honing Junction, wrecking both.
Threo persons wero reported fatally
Injured aud several others bcriously
A Fall Rlvjr, Mass., Harncsi Factory
iN UNDER rj
rour Klllcdhnd Two fatally Hurt Tho
l'roprlotol Itcsruod In at'rlttral Con-
riltluiUl'lHinr I'.ronl: bulla
Fai.i. Riv :n, Mass., Juno 15. A new
boiler in th basement of tho Landov
harness shr , a four-story building on
County atrv't, exploded this morning
jsoon after hivtcon employes had gono
to work, bbwlng out tho cntlro end of
tho structure nnd allowing tho upper
floors to settle Into a mass of ruins. Of
tho employes, nearly all women, four
wore klllci nnd two'fntally hurt.
Flames Sroko out In tho ruins soon
after tho Explosion and they begnn to
burn brlfkly. Tho firemen rushed to
tho sccnu and mado heroic efforts to
rescue tie Imprisoned work people.
Shrieks ,from the gills In tho ruins
wcromtyglcd with tho cries of their
friends ,'lio hnd hurried to tho scene.
Ambulance calls wero sont out hur
riedly nhd every physician who could
bo reached was sent nt onco to tho
secne, while offices mid houses In tho
vicinity wero turned into temporary
At 0 o'clock tho firo had been checked,
but vi still smoldering and tho
work of rescuing went on with great
difficulty. At 0:30 o'eloek tho first
body, that of a woman terribly charred,
was removed nnd soon tho other bodies
A girl named Jnlbert and her sister-in-law,
who worked side by side on
the third floor, escaped, ono unhurt
and the other with slight bruises.
They suid that there was a torrlblo re
port, fotlowed by a shock. Then tho
roof sccaied to lift and then fall, com
pletely demolishing tho whole build
ing. She and her blster-ln-law wero
thrown into the middle of the road.
Tho latter was badly cut abput tho
face and arms.
Henry Langlcy, the proprietor, was
rescued in a critical condition and has
been removed to his homo for treat
ment. Tho shock broke In tho windows of
the Stafford mill and Injured several
of the operatives.
tiii: Toiitcco cr.iir.
Millions of Cut Wiirm I'reylnit Upon the
riant In Ohio mill Kentucky.
Cixcixxati, Juno 15. Local dealers
in tobacco arc growing apprehensive
lest tho discouraging crop report,
which nro contlnunlly arriving from
the tobacco districts, prove to bo cor
rect. It is a serious faot that millions
of cut worms nro preying upon the to
bacco plants. I'rom tho homo of tho
white burley, Higglnsport,llrown coun
ty. O., comes tho roport that plants on
many farms and even in tho beds are
being devoured. Kentucky Is also a
considerable loser. In Owens county
it is reported that swarms are cutting
down tho vegetntiou In tho gnrdens
and corn Is lost as soon ns It appears
above tho ground. The samo alarming
reports come from nil over Kentucky.
The state commissioner of ngrlsulture
in Kentucky gives tho condition of the
tobacco crop at 03 per cent., and an
ncrengo of only 80 per cent, of the
usual. Prices of tobacco at this time
nro greatly in advance, and nro helling
higher every day, under an active de
mand and competitive bidding.
ON A HritKK.
A Hnl of Wliinfilmco Indians Causing
Trouble nt Sioux City, la.
Sioux City, la., Juno 15. Tho resi
dents of the eastern part of this city
have been having serious trouble for
bomo time with a band of 100 Winne
bago Indians, who came to town n
short time ago to sell gooseberries.
After pitching their tents the aborig
ines went on u prolonged spree, and
for days it has been dangerous for
anyone to approach the camp. The
redskins have already been notified by
the police that they must return to
their reservation In Nebraska, but
have disregarded the warning. There
aro so many of them nnd they aro in
such a reckless condition that the offi
cers are unwilling to interfere with
Opposed to n Monetary Conference.
llniii.ix, June 15, Tho National Zci
tung yesterday says that replies have
now been received by tho government
from tho majority of the federal gov
ernments to tho former's Inquiry re
garding tho expediency of nn interna
tional conference for tho settlement
of the currency question. It is added
that while several answers do not Im
ply opposition to the proposal, not one
of thorn manifests a real desire for a
conference. Tho replies, it appears,
generally indlcato that such meeting
will be fruitless.
Needs hit More Names.
St. Louis, June 15. A special from
Lebanon, Mo., sayb that Chairman
John W. Karris, of tho Lacledo county
democratic committee, has received
favorable replies from the chairmen of
fifty-two county democratic commit
tees to his circular asking them to sign
a call for a state silver convention, lie
needs hlx moro to mako a majority nnd
expects to receive these by Saturday
l'our Victims of n Slurderer.
Natchez, Miss., June 15. At Natchez
island plantation a few miles below
hero this morning It. W. Dawson, n
shanty boat fisherman and all uround
tough character, shot and killed Frank
Macklln, manager of tho plantation, a
negro woman and a boy, and later
killed a brother-in-law of Macklln who
was pursuing him,
IPCalls Will Not lie There.
Toi-eka, Kan., Juno 15. Ex-Senator
John J. Ingalls has written a letter to
P. II. Coney expressing his sympathy
with ree silver bentiment, but saying
that ho will not be able to uttend tho
conference to bo held here Juno 25 on
account of another eugagement.
WATitP.srour at ska.
A Philadelphia Vessel Kscapos After a 5!oit
Philadelphia, Juno 13. The bark
Cntitio Wandering Jew, which sailed
from this port Juno 1 for Havana
laden with 251,000 gallons of crudo oil
In cases, returned to port yesterday.
Sunday night, when tho vessel was
70 miles south-southeast of Capo
Hattcras, tho wind suddenly died out
nnd a huge whtto jet drew rapidly
near. It was a mammoth waterspout
making directly for the vessel's bide.
All hands became panic stricken, but
before they hnd time to movo it was
upon the vessel nnd none remember
further until nwnkcnlng from a sort of
dream and finding their vessel an al
most helpless wreck and nil hnnds,
inllors nnd officers, badly bruised and
crippled. It wns decided to run back
for tho Delaware capes. This, in tho
vessel's damaged condition, wns at
tended by many difficulties, but sho
reached the capes Wednesday night
nnd wns seen b tho tug Campania,
which went to her assistance and took
her in tow.
NKW llANICINtl LAW.
Snturilny tn lift n Itnlf Holiday to Contmrr
rlnl Institution! In hU I.mils nml Kuimus
Kaxsah Citv, Mo., Juno 15. Tho
now law making Saturday afternoon
a half holiday In s6 far as It rola'tes to
commercial paper goes Into effect
1'Vidny, June 21. Tho law was sug
gested by tho bankers of St. Louis,
who desired to closo on Saturday after
noons, and tho object was to mako
bank paper duo on Saturday fall duo
on tho day before, but in this thoy
failed. The law nppllcs only to Kan
sas City and St. Louis. Hank clerks
can take a half holiday if thoy wish on
Saturday, greatly to the Inconvenience
of their employers, and creditors will
get forty-eight hours moro grace on
bank paper. It was tho intention of
tho bankers to havo tho notes duo n
day In advance, but tho law Is so
framed that.i note which falls duo on
Saturday caunot bo protested uutll
cAiti.i: i.txi: at auction.
Uoiul holders of the Tenth Htrnet Linn In
Kaunas Clly Tired of Their llurden.
Kaxsah City, Mo., Juno 15. L. C.
Krnnthoff, attornoy for tho bondhold
ers of tho People's Cable railway, hot
ter known ns tho Tenth street line, has
asked Judge Philips in tho United
States circuit court for an order au
thorizing tho sale nt auction of
the property. Tho property em
braces n big power house and shop at
tho corner of Tenth street and Euclid
nvcnuu und tho cablo line ruunlng
on Tenth street from Main street to
Hrooklyn avenue, and south on Brook
lyn aveauo to Twenty-seventh street.
Tho dobt of tho road Is nearly 81,000,
000, in round numbers, nnd its not rev
enue is said never to havo been suffi
cient to pay tho interest on tltT bonds.
It is usually from 80,000 to 812,000 be
hind at tho close of each year's busi
ness. CUIIAN riLlltUKTI.ItS.
Tim Kxprdltlon Which Slipped Away from
tho Florida Coast Lauded on the Cuban
Ni:v Yonic, June 15. A special to tho
Herald from Havana, Cuba, bays: "In
formation has just reached here to the
effect that the Cuban filibustering ex
pedition on the tug George W. Chllds,
under tho command of ticn. Cnrlos
Koloff and Gon. Serafln Sanchez, which
slipped away from the Florida coast on
last Thursday, has landed tho party
with all their arms and munitions of
war at a point near Aguadores In tho
province of Santingo do Cuba."
The revolutionary party has Issued a
proclamation intended to cheer up tho
adherents of their cause.
Thrcatcued Haco War.
Auousta, Ga., June 15. Telegrams
from Mount Carmel, S. C., tell of a
threatened race war. Itcccntly Doo
Sanders, a noted desperado, wns killed
by T. G. Halter nnd John L. Tcrrant
while resisting arrest. He opened firo
on them and they shot him down.
Sanders was a negro leader and the
negroes threaten war. The authorities
of Mount Carmel have appealed to the
governor for help and he has ordered
tho Abbeville rifles to the scene. That
section of the country is thickly bet
tied with negroes, nnd if there Is nn
uprising there will bo grave trouble.
KANSAS MAN IIONOKOI.
Joseph O. Klccs, of Lawrence, Klrcted
Head of tho United Workmen.
Chicago, Juno 15. At to-day's re
union of tho supremo lodge, Ancient
Order of United Workmen, tho follow
ing officers wero elected: Supremo
master workman, J. G, Hlgs, of Law
rence, Knn.; supremo foreman, J. G.
Tate, of Nebraska; supreme overseer,
W. S. Itobson, of Texas; supreme
recorder, W. M. Sackott, of Pennsyl
vania; supreme receiver, John J.Ackcr,
of Now Yorlc
One Dollar Wheat.
St. Louis, Juno 15. Ono dollar was
paid for cash wheat in St. Louis yes
terday. It consisted of n car load of
tho first new wheat of tho 1S'J5 crop
raised in Missouri and graded ns No. 3
red. Willie this wheat was of such
excellent quality, it is understood tho
j'leld when threshed was only ton
bushels to tho aero, where at least
twenty bushels hud been looked for.
lies .Mollies Not Yet Dry.
Des Moines, la., Juno 15. The su
premo court has ordered a btay of pro
ceedings ngaiust the mulct saloons till
next Wednesday, when the question of
a stay of proceedings for six months
will be nrgued by counsel. This al
low, the fifty-six baloons in Dei
Moines to live till next Wednesday.
District Judge Spurrier ordered there
rittsburch Wauls u Com en t Ion.
PjTTBiiuiiaii, Pa., Juno 15. Tho may
ors of both cities wero Instructed to
call a mass meeting for Juno 27 to
formulate an Invitation to the national
republican convention to meet here
next yenr. It Is proposed to raise n
fund of 8100,000 to defray tho expenses
of tho convention. It was stated that
Pittsburgh had ample aecommotlatioi'.s
Nut Intuit League.
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No Nepnrato Hehools for Catholic.
Wixxii'KO, Man., Juno 15. In the
Mnultoba legislature yesterday after
noon Attorney-General Slxton gave
notice of a motion betting forth Mani
toba's reply to tho dominion govern
ment's demands that soparato schools
should again bo established In Mani
toba. It Is a direct refusal of tho de
mand. Tho reply Is in tho form of n
memorial addressed to his excellency,
tho governor-general of Canada, in
Miss Wanaiuaker Married,
PiiiLAiiKi.i'iiiA, Juno 15. MlssWnnn
maker, daughter of lion. John Wana
maker, ox-postmaster-gcneral, was
married yesterday afternoon to Mr.
Ilnrclay Warburton, of this city. Tho
ceremony took pluco at 4:30 o'clock at
Lyndenhurst, tho homo of the bride's
parents, at Cheltou Hills. Tho wed
ding wns a very quiet affair, only tho
immediate friends of tho families being
A Crnzy WomHtis Heed.
Nkyaha, Mo., Juno 15. Mrs. John
Thllhower, nged 60 years, cut her
throat near Sheldon, this county, yes
terday morning. Her mind wns un
balanced by sickness. Sho was found
lying in her front yard with a deep
gash In her throat nnd a bloody
butcher knife by her side. It is thought
she cannot possibly recover, although
bhc failed to sever tho jugular vein or
any artery. .
ltrtlhors In Trouble.
Kansas City, Mo., Juno 15. Hen
Jocobsand Molvln M. Jacobs, brothers,
lato of Sarcoxlc, Jasper county, Mo.,
wero arrested In this city yesterday
on tho charge of obtaining money by
false pretenses. Tho complainants
against the two inon are P. M. Ilnzcll
and Charles Caruathan, both promi
nent Jasper county business men. It
Is alleged that they obtained 8300.
Will lie Decided Monday.
Topkica, Kan., Juno 15. Warden
Ilruco Lynch came over to the penlton
tlnry yesterday and will not return un
til the supremo court has mado Its de
cision. Chnso and his fellow officers
remained in full charge of tho penlton
tiary, though no objection was Inter
posed to Lynch going about tho prison
at will. It Is understood the supremo
court will hand down its decision on
Would Not Accept Diplomas.
Nkliciu, Nob., June 15. At tho
Gates collcgo commencement hero five
members of tho graduating class on
the btagc refused their diplomas be
causo C E. Pascoe was also permitted
to graduate with them. This is tho
result of a feud and thorc will be much
trouble over the affair. Tho five rof users
were hissed roundly by the audience.
Indians Assault n Woman.
GUTHHIK, Ok., Juno 15. Little Man
and Hcd Lodge, two Cheycnno Indians,
were arrested at tho Indian issuo house
nenr Watonga nnd thrown into Jail in
this place. They wero arrested on tho
charge of assault, their victim being
an aged woman by the name of Hays
whoso home Is In G county.
Colombia Will Iln Neutral.
Washlnotox. June 15. Gen. lien
gifo, charge d'nffatrsof Colombia, says
that Colombia will maintain strict
neutrality to the Ecuado rlan uprising,
and that tho sensational cables in Now
York papers stating that Colombia
was about to intervene, were wholly
.lerry Hlmpton favors W. A. Harris.
Topkka, Knn., Juno 15. - Jerry Simp
bon spoke for silver for two hours In
Hamilton hall last night. In an Inter
view ho pronounced himself In favor
of ex-Congressman-nt-Largo W. A.
Harris for governor in 1893.
The Kansas supremo court will render
a decision in tho Wnrden Chaso mutter
Robert Jones, assistant postmaster
at Now Market, Mo., is under urrest
charged with opening letters.
The democratic congressional cam
palgn commlttco Is preparing to send
twelve able sound-monoy advocates in
to tho northwest.
Tho supremo lodgo of Knights of
Honor, In session at New York, elected
John Mullins, of New York, supreme
dictator, and 11. F. Nelson, of Missouri,
A number of tho citlzcnr. of Kansas
City, Kan., met in muss meeting and
adopted resolutions protesting against
the action of tho school board of that
city in discharging all Catholic teach
ers. Secretary Hoko Smith has decided
that homesteaders may have a year to
make delayed payments on their lands,
in caso tho entryman Is unable to pay
on account of any caubo which ho is
unable to control.
The Missouri druggists In conven
tion at Excelsior Springs, elected J. M.
Love, of Kansas City, president, and
Edward Orenr, of Hrcckinridgo, secre
tary. Tho P. T. A. elected W. &
Llndsley, of St. Louis, president, und
A. S. I'orker, of Kansas City, secretary
Noblo county Is Ihe first to conplaln
of the chinch bugs.
Tho lumber for a new school house
atPcrklii'lson tho giound.
Tho Iudl.ins nro kicking nbout tho
row over In tho Creek country:
Tho Olna nml Iowa Indians havo
eoncludeiftheir spring ghost danco,
It Is hntd the Hutchinson Southern
railroad will c English steel rails.
lilshop llmolui will soon begin the
erection of a slouu church at Newktrk.
The assessed valuation of Hlntno
county has Increased 8115,805 wlthlu
tho p:ist year. ,
John Hlttoll of Stillwater, was sent
to the penitentiary for felx years fir
The member of the Wyatt gang v.-ho
Is spoken of us "the ghost" is supposed
lo be Hill Doolln.
Wo-Sho-Hoon of the Klcknpoos, vis
ited Oklahoma City one day rccoutly.
Ho Is one hundred yctim old.
The Pottawatomie Indian jecelvcd
nnotheJ payment of 7 5) each, from
the government, last .veek.
The InhabltnnlH of Avis have rccenl
lv beet, amusing theinhelveb by throw
ing rotten eggs athtreet auctioneers.
Louise Miller of Hennessey, who
was born shorlly nfter Oklahoma
opened Is now it bright romping girl of
John 11. Heck, the Cherokee attorney
who was sentenced lo the Albany pen
itentiary for Ihe fraudulent use of tho
malls, is dead.
Mrs. Surah Slcwartot Indlamipolls,
Intl., Is looking for 'her boy, Uevn
Stewart, Who lb thought lobe lost in
Ituscli, the faster, who has boen de
clared imuuc by the Enid authorities,
bays tho Lord commanded him to
jump Into a well.
The custom of the Indians bedaub
ing their Mces with pulut is bald to bo
dying out. Tho squaws will soon
catch It Civilization is surely coming.
Tho acreage of cotton in the bin ok
jnck regions is neurly double that of
last year, und, according to the Okla
homa City Journal, the crop is look
The Cheyenne nnd Arapahoe Indians
nro leaving the lowlands aud seeking
high ground. They anticipate the vis
itation of great floods in the nenr fu
Tho commencement exercises of the
Agricultural college at Stillwater oc
curred on the 10. Thu annual sermon
was prcnbed by Ilov. Huwley of Ok
The Guthrie Cupllul snyb the effect
of the CuunliiRhoin decision will be lo
make the receivers In Oklahoma pre
sent their bills only at the regular
session of the courts.
Instead of diminishing the gold fev
er grows apace In tho vicinity of Arap
ahoe. People nro rushing pell jnell,
Along the banks of the stream the
camps are only a few feet apart.
The organ in the church at Klldare
was levied upon by u Chicago firm. It
hnd been purchased on the install
ment plan. A member of the chinch
cume to the rescue und paid up the dif
ference. Numerous letters are pouring in
from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio nnd Ponn
bvlvuuia to Okluhoma people telling
them about tho terrible drouth in tli
east. The Okluhoma people havo con
cluded to stay where they are.
The house of Mis. Hurleinan who
ivcs uear Orlando wns, struck by
lightning during a heavy rainstorm
ono day Inst week. There wero In thu
house nt the time fifteen persons iione
of whom were hurt.
A tornndo and heavy rain storm
visited the seetion of country
twenty miles west of Peiry Sunday
night. Twonty or more houses ore
said to havo been Mown to pieces and
several people hurt, a Mrs. Hammer,
a widow, fatally.
A Hennessey dispatch says: Mrs.
Wilhile of the MeShca-WlHiUe case,
was buried Sunday on her claim
eight miles south of town. The
services were held nt the Hnptlst
church in this city conducted by the
Salvation Army. Postmaster McSheu,
has turned the ofllce oier to his bonds
men. The Guthrie woman who wns asleep
for three week awoke Thursday
und lb apparently none the worse for
her long siege with the diowsy god,
She bays she buffered no p.ilu und doe
not thlpk her ltlp Van Winkle perform
ance amounts to much, and says sho
has not tl'o slightest ideu what
brought on tho spell.
A special to the Wichita Eagle, dated
tho 12, wiys of the territory: Com,
Kaffir corn, sorghum, und other farm
and gnrdcp beed planted four, six nnd
eight weeks ago have ull come up iu
the past ton days, und are growing
finely. Continued reasonable rains
will make a crop iu this country such
ub the f unions Arkansas valley never
raised. Thtmsauds of ueres of broom
corn lias been planted in the hist two
weeks nnd lhb(Ulls are still ruunlng
every hour of tho iliy, wbejn it is not
ruining, putting in more nfjUT'' The
harvesting of this crop this fall will '
give work and cash to more people
than thu wheat crop would have, had
it not fulled u. " " ""
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