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BEAVER, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 1895.
Knurr, the grent German gun manu
facturer, paya an income tax of S200,
000 u year. A brewer at lluchurcs't
pays one of $110,000.
Massachusetts carried a fire insur
ance in 1S94 of 81130,000,000, or about
five times that of other states with
about the same population.
Tiik Roman Catholic archbishop ol
Chicago recently administered the sac
rament of confirmation to 800 children
in the Jesuit Church of the Holy Fam
ily at Chicago.
A Mahyi.anh man who brought suit
for $5,000 for breach of promise- was
told by the judge that a woman whe
has promised to marry may change lici
tnlnd and marry somebody else with
ntfbeing Hablo to legal damages.
J. S. PniJfCB, a blc.veHst, won a 10
mile horse-bicycle race on the -inilf
track at El 1'aso, Tex., recently in 35
minutes 17 seconds. Tlireo horses were
used in relays. Tho last horse wni
beaten .10 seconds. Prince fell twleo
losing M mile one fall.
Pooit Children's day will be ecle
bratcd at Chicago this year on June 27.
The little folks will bo thoroughly
scrubbed at tho Waifs' mission, pre
paratory to receiving clean, new cloth
ing. They will then bo taken to Jack
son park where they will spend the
PiinstnnNT Cleveland signed nn or
dor recently whereby about 2,r00 posi
tions in tlie government printing olllce
were put within tho classified civil
service. This addition will bring tlu
total number of positions coming un
tier the civil service in this country tc
A wniTKii, named W. T. Hornaday.
who has made n close investigation ol
the matter, says that there are now
only 200 wild buffaloes alive in the
United States 150 in the Yellowstone
park, 20 in Colorado and 30 in Texas
out of tho vast herds that once roamed
over the plains.
Tin: latest sensation in the feminine
circles of a Georgia town is the forma
tion of n Trilby club. The one qualifi
cation for membership is perfection ol
feet. Tho club meetings are given ur
to tho reading of papers on the caro ol
feet, with tho idea of diffusing a wldei
knowledge of tho anatomy of the foot.
Kohkiit McCallum, a daring youup
Scotchman, has started from Neu
York to mako tho perilous attempt tc
cross the Atlantic in a 22-foot sloop.
Ills only companion Is his black Scotch
terrier "Jack." If the lad complete!
the journey Successfully, which ho ex
pects to do in forty-livo days, ho will
receive 85,000 and a gold mcdaL.
David Ciiutiti.v, of Rldgcwood, la.,
claims to havo invented nn electric
camera which can bo attached to the
telephone or any other electric instru
ment or circuit, and which will repro
duce a photograph of the persons
speaking to one another. All actlou'
and even changes in facial expressions
arc said to bo faithfully shown.
Tim New York Evening Sun says
that 20.000,000 packs of playing cardi
are consumed in tho United States
each year, and of this quantity no lesi
than 500.00J packs are used on Man
hattan island. Since the prices of the
cards vary at wholesale from 3 cents a
pack up to 75 cents and the retail
prices are from S cents to SI. 50 per
pack, it woulil bo safe to say that New
Yorkers spend 5100,000 for their play
ing cards every year.
"YVk must repeat it onco more," tin
New York Sun said recently, "that the
blcvclcr. man or woman, who doublet
tip the body while ritling deforms the
human shape, presents a most ungrace
ful appearance, invites spinal disease,
and loses a great part of the, be tie lit
that would otherwise- accrue from the
exercise. We don't know why the
doubling-up habit Is so widely preva
lent, or why men make an exhibition
of it moro frequently tiian women. ?t
is not necessary. Many a rider looks
as though he wero a hunchback on
F. J. Stanlky, who has -pent sev
eral years in tho Orient, a large partol
tho tlmo us professor in one of the na
tive collogos in Japan, recently said al
Washington that ho was not surprised
at the reports of uprisings in China
against tio missionaries. The Chinese,
ho said, regarded the Europeans and
Americans as tho instigators of the
Japanese war and therefore hold them
largely responsible for tho degrada
tion of tho Chinoso nation. Ho how
ever, expected tho ultimate eft'eot ol
the late war to bo tho rapid growth ol
civilization in China und predicted un
era of railroad building.
Tiik international railroad congresi
will be held In London Juno 20, and
will havo for Its presiding officer the
prlnco of Wales. There will bo pres
ent at the congress representatives ol
moro than 300,000 miles of railway
lines, who will bo ufforded an opportu
nity for the interchange of views on
the broadest possible grounds. A largt
number of carefully prepared paper
will bo presented and discussed. Tin
congress promises to bo tho largest
and most important conference of rail
way ofllcials ever held, und bomo ol
the brightest railway inon of tJif
united Jjtates will be there.
Gold is bald to have been found in
paying quantities a, tho bottom of the
ocean near the western end of Sac
Clements Island, near California. Whllf
Archibald Read was cruising ubout it
his yacht It became necessary to ascer
tain tho character of the bottom with
a view of casting anchor. Tho leac
had a small cavity in tho bottom Alloc
with tallow that was used to indicate
what kind of a seabed it touched. Ir
this tallow tho gold was found lui
bedded. It is supposed there is a riol
placer concealed by tho waves. Ar
expedition is to be fitted out In tin
uear future to go to tho island
NEWS OF TILE WEEK
Gloanod Dy Tolcgraph and Mail
ri:nsoN.vi. ami political.
Tiik national convention of republic
an clubs at Cleveland, O., on the 20th
elected Gen. McAlpin, of New York,
president of the leaguo by acclamation.
A resolution was passed to refer all
piiblic Issues to the republican na
tional convention of 1890. This war
dono owing to tho agitation on the
silver question. A brilliant banquet
was tendered tho delegates in the
evening, 1,500 plates being laid.
A dispatch received at London said
that tho Russian convention guaran
teeing tho Chinese loan had been
signed at St. Petersburg by Urn Russian
minister of foreign affairs and tho
Russian minister of finance on behalf
of Russia and by the Chlneso mlnlslet
plenipotentiary in behalf of China.
Tiik eighth national convention ol
the League of Republican clubs com
menced at Cleveland, O., on tho 19th,
with 2,000 delegates In tho auditorium.
President Tracy, In -'-o course of hi
address, said that tho future use of sil
ver would probably be settled by the
great commercial nations within a
year. Ho also outlined the policy oi
the republican party on other vital
'questions. There were represented nt
the convention forty-six states and ter
ritories. The meeting then adjourned
till tho next day to give tho commit
tees tlmo to work.
Paksiiiknt Ci.evei.and left- the
white house on tho 17th to spend his
summer vacation at Gray Gables,
Ruzznrd's Ray, Mass., whence Mrs.
Cleveland preceded him a month ago.
They are not expected to return to
Washington before next falh
Tiik English bimetallic league con
tinues to press Its propaganda with
the utmost vigor. It proposes to raise
S500.000 for its work, and it was said
that over 5225,000 had already been
A dispatch from Shanghai on the
17th said fighting was in progress at
Tai Wan, island of Formosa, where 10,
000 ltlack Flags under Gen. Lui Yung
were assembled. Tho Japanese at
tacked the forts at that placo and the
British warship Spartan removed tho
foreigners from tho town.
Indian Aqknt Wooi.skv has instruc
tions to lease tho allotments of the
Ponca Indian reservation and will be
gin doing so about the 21th lust. These
allotments, 400 In number, embrace
some of the richest land in the Indian
territory und will be leased to actual
farmers at 25 to 50 cents an aero a year
for a period of five years, with the
privilege of renewing tho lease in
definitely. A hkcknt dispatch from Dallas, Tex.,
said that D. A. Stewart had let a con
tract calling for 318,000 worth of
dressed lumber, which was to bo used
in the construction of the big amphi
theater to be reared for the Corbett
Fitzsimmons fight next October. Dan
Smith, of New York, has been ap
pointed press agent of the syndicate
behind tho contest. Such was tho
faith in the ability of Stewart and his
conferees to bring off tho big battlo
that a fund of $50,000 had been sub
scribed and put in the bank to tho
credit of the construction and promo
tion departments of the "enterprise."
William Nklson, postmaster at tho
national soldiers' home, at Milwaukee,
was arrested on the 20th, charged with
the embezzlement of 81,189.50 of tho
funds of the otllce.
Fiiik sturted In the gun shed of Light
battery F ut tho Presidio at San Fran
cisco recently, and before an engine
arrived the building was consumed.
The shed contained eight four-Inch
rilled guns of tho latest pattern, each
of which cost about S3, 000. Tho guns
were badly warped and the carriages
so twisted that thoy were absolutely
ruined. A number of valuable stores
wero also in the building, all of which
were damaged so that they are unfit for
use. Tho total loss is 830,000. Tho
origin of the tiro was unknown.
Neau Mount Gilend,N. C.,two broth
ers, Andrew and Mann Rhodes, quar
reled ubout some family matters.
Sarah Rhodes, their mother, seized and
held Andrew whllo Mann, with a knife,
cut him open, killing him.
Fli:i: at Uonsfield's wooden ware
works at Hay City, Mich., on the 18th
destroyed the dry kiln and contents
und for a time threatened the entire
plant. The loss on tho kiln and con
tents was about 850,000; fully insured.
Hknuv J. Ai.diiich, president of tho
Colorado Securities Co., of Denver, was
said to bo a fugitive from justice. An
examination of tho company's books
showed them to bo in ti bad state and
the loss will fall mostly upon widows
and orphans in the east, whose earn
ings and savings wero intrusted to tho
company for investment.
DuitlNO the third inning of the base
ball game at Montgomery, Ala., on tho
18th, between Montgomery and Now
Orleans, Umpire Nicholson called safe
a runner after Fielder Ncal had caught
a fly. Immediately tlio crowd of 500
peoplo rushed upon the field and as
saulted the umpire, who was severely
injured before the police caino to his
All archbishops and bishops in tho
United States have been ordered by
tho pope In a second degree to promul
gate the previous one concerning the
obligations of Catholics to remain out
of tho Knights of Pythias organization.
Tiik jury in the Laldlaw-Sage caso
returned to the court room at New
York with a verdict In favor of the
plaintiff. They awarded Laldlaw 840,
000 damages. A stay in tho caso was
granted until next September. Lald
law was the clerk bohlnd whom Sage
hid when the bomb was thrown ut him.
He was badly injured.
The Chicago Milling &. Lumber Co.'i
plant, tho Wolverine mills, owned b
II. Paepecke & Co., of Chicago, was do
stroyed by fire at Cairo, 111., toeethei
with several hundred thousand feet ol
lumber. Tho loss will foot up 8150,000;
iusurance In Cairo agencies, 805,000.
One hundred aud fifty employes art
thrown out of work.
A niBAsTnous freight wreck occurred
n the main line of tho llaltimore fc
Dhlo Southern roll way near Bedford,
tnd., recently. A through freight
train jumped tho track, fourteen cars
were ditched and four tramps were
killed. Three car loads of cattlo were
Sriishcd to death.
Foutv thousand dollars' worth of so
jurlty, purporting to be backed by the
iredlt of Los Angeles, Cal., that wore
being peddled among some of tho load
ing financinl houses of the cast, wero
proncunccd to bo forgeries. Tho bonds
purported to bo sewer nnd public Im
provement bonds bearing interest ut 10
The discovery has been made that
aiyrlads of grnsslioppcrs nre dying
near Brighton, Cob, nnd there teemed
to bo n promise that tho pest would bo
wiped out by means of some unknown
disease or agency.
Tiik Osago Indians havo nlways dis
liked the negro race nnd kept them
out of their reservation as much as
possible. They havo now determined
to bo rid of them for good, tho national
council recently having passed tho fol
lowing: "That from and nftor tho
passage of tills act tho negroes resid
ing within the Osago nntion shall be
ordered to pet out. Any citizen of tho
Osago nation shall bo subject to a fine
of 850 for tho employment of any negro
on this reservation." Tho attorney
general of the nation has Issued n
proclamation that this law will bo en
forced on and nfter July 1.
Auoust lti:nn.tAN, who murdered his
brother Julius in Sterling on February
23, 1893, was hanged for tho crime in
the Morris county jail at Morriston, N.
J., on tho 20th. When tho drop fell
the body bounded into tho nir 15 feet.
He was pronounced dead after nine
minutes from strangulation.
Eahlv on the morninir of tho 19th
while Alva Reidel, Hattio Reidel nnd
llattio Lttz wero at work in a laundry
In Chicago, ono of them saw a white
draped figure before the window and
ran shrieking for help. After a short
tlmo the figure a?aln suddenly ap
peared and with nn uncarthlv groan
glided into the darkness. The three
plrls swooned and when found half an
hour later were still unconscious.
Physicians say that Alva Reidel will
probably die. There is no clew as to
who perpetrated the ghostly trick.
II. L. Hastings, aged 27, who re
contly went to Sandusky, O., from St.
Louis and stayed at a resort kept by
his sister, Artio Hastings, on Decatur
street, shot Trlxio St, Clulr, an Inmate
of the house, through tho heart in a
fit of jealousy on the 17th. She died
Instantly. Hastings then shot himself
twice in the left breast and was in a
Two hundred strikers nt tho United
salt works, of Columbus, O., went to
tho plant recently armed with clubs
and compelled those at work to quit.
Tho strikers demanded an Increase in
wages of 50 cents per day.
The Harlem ship canal, which con
nects tho Hudson river with Long
Island sound, was formally opened on
the 17th with a great aquatic and land
parade In which tho United States
army and navy, state military nnd
naval corps, the fire department and
numerous civic bodies wero represent
ed. Tho parado was watched by 50,000
or moro people.
Aiiout 3 o'clock on tho morning of
the 17th Denison. In., nnd vicinity wero
visited by a tornado which did daranga
estimated at S15.000 to houses, barns
aud windmills. Ono frame country
schoolhouso was blown away. The
farm house of John Rose was demol
ished and his wife was killed and other
members of the family were severely
Union City, Tenn., was thrown into
excitement on the 17th by tho explo
sion of tho boilers at tho water works
plant Engineer Garman was killed
instantly and several others wero bad
ly hurt, Tho cause was the letting of
cold water into the boilers. The city
was without water and lights for the
TiimiK was great excitement at
Woodward, Ok., on the ISth. An assay
by tho Kansas City Smelting Co. of
quartz found in quantities near that
city showed about S200 in gold per ton.
Many claims wero being staked by citi
zens and big developments were prom
ised. Six alleged "stufTers" of tho pay roll
for municipal employes were arrested
at Chicago. Tlireo other men for whom
warrants wero issued were said to havo
skipped out of the city.
Tin: dead body of an unknown man
and his horse were found soutli ol
Arebeka, near South McAlestor. I. T.,
on the 19th. Ho was of a tall, slim fig
ure, light complexion, with hair cut
short and about 18 years old. Hi
horso was mouse colored, branded
with a figure 2 on left shoulder and 3
on left hip. Tho young man was sup
posed to havo been murdered for hit
money, as ho had none on his person
Outlaws attempted to raid tho llttlo
town of McKinlcy.eastof Guthrie, Ok.,
on the night of tho 18th, but C. II. Cris
ty,tho storekeepcr.and his wife and ono
clerk held them at bay until tho alarm
could reach the church, where a revi
val was in progress, and In a few min
utes the preacher and all the congrega
tion came to the rescue, armed with
guns und revolvers, and compelled the
bandits to retreat.
At Rowlington, near Louisville, Ky.,
Arthur Gourdln, a shoemaker, stubbed
his wife to death and probably fatally
wounded Thomas Murphy. Tho mur
derer was jealous of ills wife and sus
pected that Murphy had wronged him.
A iiklikf train was made up at 1:30
on tho morning of the 20th to go to
Eureka, 5 miles from Houston, Tex.,
where the northbound Missouri, Kan
sas tfefis.vas passenger train was In tho
ditch, five coaches having been over
turned. No particulars wero given.
Jacoiis theater, at New York, was
almost completely destroyed by fire on
tho 17th, from some unknown origin.
Immediately joining tho building on
tho north was a five-story tenement
house. All tho people in tho house
wero asleep at tho time the lire started
and policemen and citizens broke into
tho building and drove them almost by
main force out of the building.
Requisition Mado Upon tho Treasury
Department for 813,000,000.
AN EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT.
Preparations lining )lil for a Complete
Display nt Atlanta Tho International
l'unttl Congress Thr Disappear
ance ii f lllryellst Lens.
Washington, Juno 2'J. Tho nsslst
nnt secretary of tho interior signed
requisitions upon tho treasury depart
ment for moro than 813,000,000 punston
money to bo paid out on July 4. In
stead of drawing out the full amount
of motley needed for tho quarterly pay
ment of pensions, tho Interior de
partment now makes requisi
tion monthly and distributes the
money, depositing it at the va
rious cities, so that it will bo easier
both for tho treasury department nnd
bettor transmission methods to tho
various agencies. If tho full 810,000,000
was sent out every thrco months It
would bo too lnrgcadrainon the treas
ury, nnd too largo a sum to bo trusted
to ordinary methods of transmission.
In tho monoy sent for payment July 4
tho Chicago agoncy gets S-!,800,000; tho
Des Moines agency, 82,100,000; Topekn.
Kan., 8200,000, and Louisville, Ky.,
An IMneatlonal Kxltllilt.
Washington, Juno 22. The prepara
tions of tho exhibit of tho bureau of
education at the Atlanta exposition is
being actively pushed. Tho oxulblt
will be mado moro complete than that
mado in any former exposition, and
will form n general display of educa
tional methods in the country. It will
show tho aims and plans of tho bureau,
tho menus of gathering statistics,
and tho latest educational figures
will appenr on chart;. An elaborate
exhibition of the furnishings of school
rooms, ns well as tho actual work ac
complished by puplts, will bo made.
It Is nlbo planned by tho exposition
mnnngoment. to havo separate educa
tion exhibits by states or counties, and
correspondence looking townrd tho in
auguration of this movement has boon
carried on between tho government
nnd ex-Gov. Northcn and the manage
ment. The International Postal Congress.
Washington, June 22. At tho con
ference hold yesterday between Direct
or Holm, of tho Universal Postal union,
of Rerne, Switzerland, nnd Assistant
Postmnster-Genernl Ncllson It was de
cided to begin tho meeting of the in
ternational postal congress, to be held
hero in 1897. on the first Wodnesday in
May. About six weeks will bo devoted
to tho sessions. All of tho Independent
countries In the world, except China
proper nnd Orange Freo State are em
braced In tho International union, nnd
nil of these will bo entitled to repre
sentation. About 125 delegates are
expected. The object of the congress
Is to discuss postal rates and adjust
postal matters on u uniform basis.
Several Important reforms will bo dis
cussed, including tho cost of tho trans
portation of mulls through Interven
ing countries and the feasibility of tho
adoption of universal postage stamps.
The IJUappearance nf lllcvollst Lens.
Washington, Juno 22. Tho year-old
mystery of the disappearance of tho
bicyclist, Lcnz, has been solved at last,
as shown by tho foreign cable received
nt the state department from United
States Minister Terrell at Pc-ra, tho
summer residence of tho diplomatic
corps, near Constantinople:
Olney. Washington : IlrltUh consul at 12r
zcroum inform inn that I.enz, tho cyrlist, wn
murdered near Dabar by live Kurds, whoso
names he elves. Arrest and punishment de
manded by mo ot the nubllme porte nnd the
co-operation ot IlrltUh consul requested.
lilOUT AMKIIIOANK MUKIJUUKII.
Maitnrrcil by Indian. While Placer Mlnlns
Dkminm, N. M Juno 22. News has
just reached hero from Sonora. Mex.,
that eight Americans engaged In
placer gold mining on Yukl river
wore attacked and killed by Indians
about two weeks ago. Tho men had
been successful In obtaining gold,
having just put in machinery nnd
sluices, and tin murders were probably
committed for tho purpose of robbery.
The miners had evidently mndo n
bravo resistance, us empty shells of
Winchester rifles wero found all about
the scene. The place whero tho kill
ing occurred Is several hundred miles
In the Interior and is cut off from all
Now Kansas I'lliou OUIclals.
Lkavknwohth, Kun.. Juno 22. Tho
now warden of the Kansas peniten
tiary, J. liruco Lynch, yesterday In
stalled in office 1). W, N'uill, deputy;
Albert Schilling, chief clerk, nnd Oli
ver Ilintt, chief turnkey. Ho ulso ap
pointed Col. John Prescott, of Fort
Scott, storekeeper, aud John Price, son
of Statu Senator Price, of Atchison,
chief transportation messenger. Dan
Storrs, who hus been ut tho prison
twenty years, is to be retained as chief
Wealthy Farmer Shot.
Lincoln, Neb., Juno 22. John E.
Haas, a wealthy farmer living nenr the
suburb of College View, was shot and
probably fatally injured. Haas re
cently inherited 810.000, and is sup
posed to havo had sumo of this money
with him. He was found unconscious
In his barn, and phyiicians extracted
over fifty shot from his head and "back.
Robert Garten, a boy 19 years old, was
arrested yesterday evcuing charged
with tho crime.
tilrl llraluml with a il-itcliet.
Gatksvillk, Tex., June 22. Early
yesterday morning Willis King, white,
struck Joe Jones, u colored girl, aged
18, with a hatchet, fracturing the skull
and killing her instantly. King is at
large, but the officers are on his trail.
Tho deed was prompted by Jealousy.
Fltolmmuns' Traln'uB tjuarter..
Nkw Yoiik, Juno ii. Hob Fitzsim
mons, it is reported, has decided to
train for his fight with Corbett at
Conev Islntifl nnd will iro luto&etifu
I training on Friday of next wsuV.
TIIK CKKKMOMKS at icint.
The Kaiser Lay. tlin Last Corner Stone at
the Canat An Aerlilent on the United
Mate. steamer Columbia.
Kikl, Juno 22. Tho emperor visited
the Russlnn armored cruiser Rurik nt
0:30 o'clock this morning nnd then laid
tho last stono of tho cnnnl In tho pros
enco of many thousands of spectators.
Tho wenther wns brilliant and the
ceremony took placo In tho open
air and not in tho llghthousa adjoin
ing tho sluico ns at first contem
plated. Tho scene of tho ceremony
was ctnbolllshcd by hnndsomo designs
in landscape gardening and tho
lighthouse standing closo to tho spot
showed the threo bronze reliefs of
Emperor William I., Frederick 11L nnd
William II. Under tho relief medal
lion of Emperor William I. wns a
black mnrblo tablet on which wns en
graved In gilt lettering: "Ills majesty,
Emperor William 1. laid tho corner
stono of tho llaltiu cnnnl on June 3,
18S7, nnd accompanied his blows with
tho hammer by tho words: 'In honor
of united Germany to her perfect wel
fare, In token of her might nnd pow
Tho lighthouse nnd tho block of ma
sonry Into which the emporor placed
tho finishing stono wero surmounted
by enormous scaffoldings rising in n
seml-clrclo mid affording sents for
nbout 15,000 people. In laying tho
stone tho emperor snld: "In memory
of Emperor William tho Great, I
christen this canal the Kalsor Wilhcltn
canal." He then tapped tho stone
thrco times with a mallet, saying: "In
the natno of tho triunu God, In honor
of tho Emperor William, to tho weal
of Germany and tho wolfaro of na
tions." Tho boiler In one of tho steam
launches of tho United States cruiser
Columbia exploded to-day. Tho cylin
der head was blown off and carried
overboard with it the smokestack and
other portions of the launch. Four
persons wero Injured and wero tukou
to tho naval hospital.
Certain County Chairmen Want n Htnto
Convention Called on Ailifint 1(5.
St. Louis, Juno 22. Last night 'he
following county chairmen or repre
sentatives of chairmen, who had
quietly como to town, mot nt tho
Planters': Audrain, J. 11 Sims; Roonu,
A. W. McAloster; Callaway. J. Ed
Ituckncr; Cooper, J. .1. Do
vine, by Judge D, W. Shackle
ford, proy; Charlton, J. J. Moore;
Greene, E. A. Harber; Jackson, Murcy
K. Ilrown; Jasper, EdC. Crow; Laclede,
John W. Farris; Howard, M. P. Roll;
Lafayetto, S. N. Wilson: Monroe, J. R.
Todd; Plko. Henry L. Hart; Ralls, Johu
W. Cable, by M. S. Goodman, proxy;
St, Charles, S. H. Wright, by Earl R.
Ilrltt, proxy, Saline, Samuel Davis.
The conference wns organ izcil with
Wilson, of Lafayette, as chairman.
Mr. Furrls laid before them the propo
sition submitted by Chairman Mulllt,
After long discussion they adopted tho
ltciolvcd, That It I. the sense of this con
ference that ft state convention khould ho held
liv the democracy of Missouri to clearly dollne
tho position of the party In this state on tho
question of silver cotnnue. Therefore, this
conference asks the chairmen of tho renpectlvrt
countv committees to sign a roqucst to Hon. C.
C. MaflUt, chairman of the state committee,
to reconvene said committee, and thnt
when so convened said committee be urged to
Issue u call for a state convention to bo hold
August 15, 1591 Tho secretary of this
conference Is hereby directed to send to
each chairman of tho county committees,
over the signatures of tho county com
mitteemen hero represented, u request to sign
a request to Chairman Maflltt to convene said
state committee for the purposes herein staled,
nnd that nhen a majority of tho county chair
men shall havo been favorably heard from, tho
chairman und secretary of this conference
shall present the same to Chairman Maflltt.
AN ISI.KVATOK FALLS AT SWIFTS
Bernard Qulim Wa Kitted anil William
Curran. anil Hurt Wren Wert) Hurt.
Kansas Citv, Kan., Juno 22. A
freight elevator in tho sausage pack
ing building of Swift Si Co.'s packing
plant In Armourdnle fell from tho fifth
story ubout 0 o'clock this morning and
three men, llernard Qulnn, Wllllum
Cumins nnd Rurton Wren, wero In
jured. Qulnn died five hours later at
the St. Margaret hospital in Kuusas
City, Kan. Qulnn was a laborer, taken
from tho loading docks this morning to
run tho elevator, und it is believed his
inexperience in running tho appara tus
was tho cause of tho accident.
nowcAri: i oijni) ciuii.tv.
The Ex-Slxn'tl Service Chief Convicted
CpoTi Tirn Indictment..
Washington, Juno 22. After being
out sluco yesterday the llowgate jury
at 10:30 o'clock this morning brought
in a verdict of guilty on each indict
ment, ono for forgery and ono for
fnlslllcutlon of accounts. Tho jury
added a recommendation of mercy. An
appeal on a bill of exceptions has been
taken to tho district court of appeals
nnd probably will come up in Septem
ber. Copt. Henry Howgate wue charged
with forgery and embezzlement from
tho government while in tho signal
CUHKK SUl'ltKMK COUKT ItULINU.
Council llait No Illrht to Suspend Chief,
Trea.urer and Auditor.
South MoAlkstek, I. T Juno 22.
The Creek supreme court has decided
that tho recent session of the council,
bolng called for the special purpose of
adjusting the rolls, had no powor to
pass an uctsusponding the chief, treas
urer and auditor, and those officers am
still In office. Treasurer Grayson hay
continued to work on the rolls, and ex
pect to begin payment about tho 1st
of July. There will be about 13,500 on
rolled citizens, and the per capita will
be about 81,400 per head.
At the Ottawa Chautauqua.
Ottawa, Kan., June 22. Chautau
qua club exercises have been tho fea
ture of to-day's programme. Dr. F.
W. Gunsaulus, of Chicago, arrived on
the noon train, too late for his morn
ing lecture, but this afternoon he guve
his lecture on "Phillips llrooks."
Frank G. Carpenter gave his Illus
trated lecture. "Tho Yankee of the
Orient, or the Japanese in lt'JI," ut
Tha Shnnttnir nf Iteil I.nlc, n Cheyenne,
t.lkolr tn Caiin a Smalt Wnr.
Et. Rk.no, Ok., June 22. The shoot
ing of Red Lodge, n Cheyenne pris
oner, by Shorllf Rcckham, of G coun
ty, recently Is likely to nnuso a war.
Tlie Indlnur. nro greatly excited. Red
Lodge was trying to escape from a
deputy sheriff when shot. Ho was
charged with assault on a white wom
an named Hnys nonr this placo. There
aro threats of lynching Red Lodge by
tho cowboys. The shorllf has hold off
tho cowboys so far. Capt. Woodson,
Clieyonno Indian agont, was sont for,
and camo on a forced drive from Dar
lington, nrrlvlng hero last evening.
Ho Is among the Indians now, trying
to pacify thorn. Old Red Lodge, fnthor
of tho Indian wounded, sent word from
Wolonga by John Hlnsot, nn educate '
Indian, to Arupahoo, that if his smi
died Choyenno warriors would go on
tho warpath. There nro about 400
Chcyonnes, and thoy look to tho
Klowas for help. Tho situation Is
really serious, but It Is not likely, even
if the Choyonnes go on the warpath,
that their operations will extend be
yond tho town of Arapahoo, which
they hate with n deadly hatred.
North Jlll.snurt Physician.
Moiir.iti.v, Mo., Juno 23. The North
Missouri Medical association mot at
tho city hall In this city yesterday
afternoon In Its third annual mooting,
with nbout sovcnty-flvo visiting physl
clans in attendance. Tho convention
wns called to order by President
George Hlghsmith, of Carrollton, with
Dr. E. S. Wonger, of Rrookllold, as
Becrotnry. Papers wero rend by differ
ent moinbcrs. This association em
braces all tho counties north of thr
Workwomen Needlessly Frightened.
Cincinnati, Juno 22. A panic among
tho 200 women und girls employed In
tho cotton mills of Henry Penrco'sSons
and tho Russell fc Morgan printing
works, was canned by a flro, which
broke out In tho two-story dye houso
between the factories. Tho pollco had
to carry out a number of fainting girls,
who wero In no wny endangered.
Luckily nono woro seriously Injured,
though several tried to jump from win
dows. Fined Heavily for Libel.
PriKNix, A. T., Juno 22. John O.
Dunbar, editor of tho Plucnlx Gazette,
has been lined 80,000 for criminal libel
and remanded to tho custody of tho
shorlff until tho fine Is paid. Dunbar
gave notice of appeal. Tho libel is
two years old and consisted of an cdl
torial paragraph directed at Gov.
Hughes. Secretary Rruce, United
States Marshal Meade nnd Attorney
General Henry, calling thetn ussassinr
and treasury looters.
Ilynam to Speak for Sound Sidney.
Indianapolis, Ind., Juno 22. Ex
Congressman William D. llyjium an
nounced yesterday that hu had en
tered Into an agreement with tho
Sound Monoy league, a branch of tho
Roforin club of Now York, to make
twenty sound money speeches in Indl
auu of a non-political naturo. Tho
opening speech will bo mndo July 8,
nnd Mr. llynum will thereafter male,
two speeches u weok.
Nkw Yoiik, Juno 22. Wordon Sage
Is preparing Sing Sing to carry out the
third sentence of death of Dr. lluchan
an, tho wlfo murderer, who Is to be
executed during tho week beginning
July 1. Tiie death watch was placed
over tho condemned man last night.
Iluchanan during tho past two days
has shown signs of nervousness and
breuklng down as his doom approaches.
At lloston llrooklyn, 8; lloston, S,
At Philadelphia llaltimore, 6; Philadel
At Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh. 17; Loulsvlllo, 9.
At New York New York, 11: Washington, &
At Detroit-Detroit, S: Grand Kaptds.O.
At St. Joseph Omaha, 6; St. Joseph, 4.
Donation for "MlMourl nn Wheel."
Sbiialia, Mo., Juno 22. Tho Sednlla
board of trade yesterday afternoon
donated 81,000 to the "Missouri on
wheels" fund, for the purpose of adver
tising tho state's resources, and agreed
to doublo the amount if necessary.
Frrlzht Trains In Collision.
Ckntiialia, ill., Juno 22. An Air
Lino freight and un Illinois Central
freight collided at the junction yester
day morning. Sovon cars and nn
englno of tho luttcr road woro dc
.troyed. Wheat Field Iturneil.
Waiiasii, lnd.. June? 22. Fifteen
acres of wheat, belonging to Newell
Miller, near Roann. was yesterday de
stroyed by fire, which originated from
a spark from a locomotive.
A Postmaster Under Arrest.
Milwaukee, Juno 22. Wllllum Nel
son, postmaster at tho national sol
diers' home, is under arrest, charged
with tho embezzlement of 1,189.50 of
tho funds of tho office.
Three prisoners named Ilancroft,
Mayfield und Sanders escaped from
jail at Warrensburg, Mo.
Tho corner stone of tho First M. E.
church at Clinton, Mo., was laid Thurs
day. Tho edifice will cost 820,000.
A deaf man named Holmes, from
Horton, Kan., was run over and killed
by u truin near that placo Thursday.
La to developments indicate that tho
shortage of City Treasurer Bolln, of
Omaha, Nob., will reach 830,000 and
At Fort Scott, Kan., Judge Williams
docided that tho Kansas law authoriz
ing townships and cities to voto bonds
for sugar works was unconstitutional.
The Osage Indians have decided to
evict alt colored people from their
reservation. Any person employing a
negro in tho reservation will bo fined
Tho Missouri State Teachers' asso
ciation, in session at Warrensburg,
elected J. M. White, of ' rthage, pres
ident, and li D. Luck; f St. Louis,
UtawUtamBaaBffiBKrWBBMB -' .BH
Secretary Lowe luis relumed from n
trip to Texas.
Tho "old miners" are mnny in Okla
homa nt present.
Stillwater voted bonds for a school
building Inst wcelc
Tho creamery nt El Reno receives
2,000 pounds of milk dally.
"Sucker Flat" is the namo of a sel
tlcmeitt in Canadian county.
Oats in the vicinity of Cloud Chicl
will go forty bushels to tho acre.
Oldnhoma City has passed nn ordi
nance ngalnst the Salvation Army.
11111 King of Washita county, claims
to be raising beans ns big us walnuts.
Lincoln county's board of trndo Ij
circulating a pamphlet in the eastern
There nro TOO ncrcs of grain "under
cultivation ct tho Chillocco Indian
If that old Indian is right in his pro
phecy, all right. The corn can stand
Among some of the older Indians In
the territory strings of bcnlps" ore still
The iusano nsyltim nt Norman will
begin to load up with patient? die last
of tills week.
Two El Reno saloon keepers havo
been arrested for keeping their placua
open on Sunday.
Governor Rcnfrow has about recov
ered und will soon be able to resume
his official duties.
It is said that Nowltlrk nnd Ponca
City aro trying to see which cun bo tho
On last Wednesday William Wheeler
of Oklahoma City, eloped with Miss
The Chandler Nows says that most
of the reported casuulitlesnl the Klclt
opoo opening were fulled -
Treasurer M. L. Turner hns pur
chased 825,000 worth of Oklahoma City
school bonds ut 07 cents.
Commissioner Vusey of Canadian
county has been nrrested on thechargo
of allowing Illegal bills.
It is said thnt Immediately after con
gress assembles Dennis Flynn will in
troduce u bill for statehood.
Articles of impeachment have been
brought against the chief trcasurei'
and auditor of tho Creek nation.
Asa Coleman of Oklahoma City, is on
trial for selling a cluim for 81,010 and
claiming that It was free from con
tests. A tcnspoonfnl of the gold snml
which wnsussayedat El Reno Satur
day gave IS cents worth of yellow
C. D. Russell of Perkins, was bitten
by a ccntpedo lust week. A little,
nminonia killed tho poison in a few
Charles Wenuer of Perry, has been
chosen chief consul of the Oklahoma
division of the Lcarjue of Atnoilcan
The Ponca City depot is nbout com
pleted und ulso the Presbyterian
church which has been under way for
Two Poncn City men drove n team
Into the Hols D'Arc creek und got Into
deep water, drowning tho u-am. Tho
men luul a narrow escupr.
Only twenly-sevun miles of the Choc
taw track is liild out of Mo A lever.
Most all the building will be ilono
from the Okluhoiiiti side.
Tho streams of the wholo territory
havo been bank full for luo'ut-elc
past. Tho uvcnigu rulufnl in tho ter
ritory in tho puat two weeds was live
The Pawnee Dispatch calls attention
to tho important fuel that wln-n OUht
liomiihusa constitutional convention
only tho most trusted men should Lo
sent to it.
There Is talk of the Salvation Army
of tho territory moving on Oklahoma.
City in a body to light tho attempt of
tho city council ut that placo to pie
vent street million.
Geronlino, tho ex-chif of tho
Apuches, who, with over 200 of hi- fol
lowers, is uudor guard at Fort SHI,
lias petitioned tho department .it
Washington asking to be released.
William Cuiinlnghtira living near
Ponca Clly, had a valuable span of
mules killed by llghtnlug. They wero
neur a wire fetico about fifty feet
apart, during tho rain of Monday.
I thus been reckoued that nt least
3,000 peoplo huve nt different times
been overtaken by Indians while lug
ging gold from old Mexico through tho
Iudian Territory and when they could
fight no longer buried the gold, just
for tho sake of giving, tho newspapers
of utter uges a chance to tulk,
Oklahoma people nre rushing Into
Wnshltn county in great numbers.
Nuturally u Jorge portion of these con
stitutional rushers comes from other
counties in Okluhoma. Those coun
ties not wishing to lose a part of their
population must do something, Tha
rumor Is out that gold has been dis
covered 1p Paul's valley, aild at Wood
ward tho home of the famous soup
mine. Meanwhile the people mo pour
ing into Washita county ns the oldest
und most reliable gold field in the U-r-ritory.