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BEAVER, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1895.
Tnn Wisconsin Sunday School asso
ciation has declared against Sunday
trains and Sunday newspapers.
Official tests demonstrate tlio fact
that American corn is superior in
quality to that grown in any other
country in the world.
Cosoiiessmax KmxpiriiicK bolicvcs
In annexing Indian lands to Oklahoma.
He would not force tho Indians out ol
trlbnl relations, but thinks thoy would
rapidly accopt tbo privilege of United
States citizenship, and believes in giv
ing them that privilege.
Senatoii 1'effrh has announced thai
lie will make a fight on tho cxtrava
, ganco of public funerals for senators
. nndconprc&smcn. From being a mark
"3f huiiof-to-thd memory of public serv
ants theso funerals have become tho
pretext for costly junkets.
Tiik pold e.cltement was roportcd
growing daily In Oklahoma and hun
dreds of prospectors wero at work.
Samples of sandstone brought into
Guthrie assayed from 10 to ?G0 per
. ton and much richer specimens had
been found at tho head of Stillwater
Edison- looks for a gold mining boom
In this country because new methods
secure a profit in mines that have been
closed because they were too expensive
to work. The Kaffir excitement has
served to call attention to tho far
greater gold resources of the United
TimKR times as many American
horses have been sold in England this
year as were called for In 1S94, arid
their average price at tho pot ts of
shipment has been $155. They aro
used chiefly fordraughtin London and
there is a future for horses suited to
commercial and military uses.
Tim battery of dy namito guns which
stiotyhos along the bluffs south of
Fort Point, Cal., for nearly a mile is
now ready to deal out destruction to
any Invading navy that may appear
within 3 miles of the Golden gate.
Lieut. Molroy,' who has charge of the
battery, says It is the largest In tho
A 2tT!Mnr,ii of military men, compos
ing the officers and directors of tho
Vicksburg Military Park association,
which was organized a short time ago,
left Chicago recently for Vicksburg,
the object of the trip being to ar
range for presenting a petition to con
gress to rjavo tho battlefield converted
into a military park.
L'ETzpN' Hallikt, professor of engi
neering, chemistry and physics at tno
Arkansas Mothodlst college at Arka
dolphla, has discovered a now raothod
for tho manufacture of illuminating
gas. Tho gas is colorless and capable
of giving a very high heat and will
yield a twslvo candlo power from an
ordinary Illuminating burner. The
process is purely chemical and Is the
cheapest known. The discovery Is at
tracting considerable attention In the
GOTTON seems likely to become an
Important factor in the question of the
treasury gold reserve, at least tempo
rarily. The recent brisk demand for
cotton in Liverpool sent the markol
up with a bound and as n result tho ex
port movement will doubtless set in
in earnest soon, which means cotton
bills sufficient to meet tho do rem ml and
stop or, limit gold shipments. Already
largo transfers of currency have been
made by the sub-treasury at Now York
to Now Orleans to pay for tho movo
ment of tho cotton crop.
A coMrAXV has been incorporated in
Now York city for supplying cold air
for refrigerating purposes to hotels,
restaurants, meat shops and house
holds through a plpo service, similar
to thatemplojed in the distribution of
steam. The cold air will be piped into
mains laid beneath the street and tho
house connections made by service
pipes. For isolated customers in dis
tricts removed from the plpo service
the refrigerating material is delivered
in a steel cylinder similar to those in
which soda water is delivered to (Irug
Ax advanced step has been taken by
tho Indian bureau this year In the mat
tor of the clothing distribution to tho
children in tho Indian schools. Ono
regular uniform for pupils in all those
schools, besides doing away with In
vidious contrasts, will emphasize tho
relations of the schools to tho central
governing authority at Washington.
It Is the desire of tho Indian bureau to
educate the bravo out of his blanket
and leggings into tho clothing in uso
in civilized white communities by pro
viding a riatty-looklng bluo flannel
suit In placo of tho gray-brown shoddy
now in uso.
SECiiETAitr Hoke Smith recommends
that the Carey law, granting 1.000.00C
acres of arid lands to each stato in
which such lands are situated, be so
amended that tho grants bo made tc
the states outright and the states be
made responsible for tho irrigation of
tho lands. As tho law now stands
it would bo many years beforo tho
states would receive tho benefit of
tho grant, and Secretary Smith be
lieves tho states can better carry out
tho Intention of congress if they get
control of tho entire grant at once, in
stead of waiting until wator Is secured
for the lauds.
Wvomixo Is to bo again hunted over
for elk, deer and moose, to restock the
Scottish highland preserves owned by
wealthy Britishers. Wyoming and
northern Colorado are about the only
places loft in the United States where
the elk is wild in abundance. It will
be remembered that shipments of Wy
oming game were made several yeart
Bgo, at which time a great hubbub wa
raised nil over the country against the,
method of stocking the English game
preserves at the expense of the Ameri
can. The game to fill the latest order
will undoubtedly como from tho north
ern part of Wyoming,
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Gloanod By Tolcgraph and Mall.
I'UIIMIXAI, AND POLITICAL.
Seciietaiiy Hoke Smith, of tho in
terior department, in his annual re
port to tho president dwells upon tho
necessity of eliminating politics from
tho management of Indian affairs and
making all Indians self-supporting
and citizens as soon as possible, freod
from the paternal car6 of tho govern
ment by allotting them lands. After
reviewing in detail tho work of tho
land oUlcc tho sccrotary takos up tho
question of tho disposition of tho arid
lands and preservation of tho forests
and suggests tho advisability of patent
ing the lands to tho states aftor it is
fully dotcrmlnt-"that tho selections
made by them under tho Curqy act aro
At Savannah, Ga., cv-Congrossman
Hland was to lecturo on frco silver on
the night of tho 28th, but at 1 o'clock
in tho afternoon as only ono seat had
been sold Mr. llland declared tho lec
A cii'heh dispatch recolvcd at the
Cuban headquarters in New York city
recently stated that Lieut. Illos .sur
rounded Col. rtenltz and his band of
Spanish guerrillas, numbering In all
150 men, and killed 100 with machetes.
E. C Hkxedict, the intimate friend
of tho president, stated that under no
circumstances would Mr. Cloveland ac
cept the nomination for a third term.
That tho president intended to mako a
tour of tho world when his second term
expired and that ho had already asked
a personal friend of his to accompany
him on tho tour.
The Transmlsslssippl congress at
Omaha, Neb., on the 27th declared for
tho free and unlimited coinage of sil
ver at 10 to 1 by a vote of 127 to 50.
Stato governments wero also urged to
tako legislative action relative to irri
gation. After choosing Salt Lako City
as tho next place of meeting the con
A New Yonrc Herald special from
Cuba Bald that tho rebels wero using
dynamito with murderous effect in
every engagement. Great terror ex
isted among the Spanish troops and
tho government was endeavoring to
suppress tho news In order that tho
new arrivals from Spain may not be
panic stricken In advance.
The New York World on tho 25th
published a cablegram from Cuba,
signed by Gen. Martinez do Campos,
giving reasons why tho United States
should not recognize tho Insurgents as
belligerents. Gen. Campos said that
tho Insurgents hold no seaport nor any
Interior town and it was for that very
reason that Gen. Grant ro fused to
recognize them, which created a prece
dent, nud theroforo the Spanish gov
ernment did not anticipato any overt
acts of unfriendliness on the part of
tho United States.
A dispatch to tho Loudon News
from Constantinople declares that re
cent massacres of Armenians put the
early outrages of .Sassoun and Moosh
entirely In tho back ground. If cither
Lngland, lr:iucc or Itussia should pub
lish tho stories reported officially by
tho cool-headed consuls all Europe
would stand aghast at the proofs.
Cooriut union, New York, was
crowded on tho 26th with an enthusi
astic uudience of sympathizers with
tho Cuban cause. Charles A. Dana
presided and Congressman Sulzer was
tho orator of tho occasion. A resolu
tion was adopted calling on congress
to grant belligerent rights to tho
Tnn football games played on
Thanksgiving day wero as follows: At
Chicago, between the Ann Arbor and
Chicago universities, score la to 0 in
favor of Ann Arbor. At Philadelphia,
between tho Cornell and Pennsylvania
universities, score 43 to 2 In favor of
Pennsylvania. At Kansas City, be
tween the Missouri and Kansas uni
versities, score 10 to 0 in favor of Mis
souri. At Chicago tho Itoston and Chi
cago Athlotic associations played a
matcli gatno which ended In a tie of 4
PnKSiDENT Cleveland has presented
a binocular glass to Capt. Edward
Gillings, commander of tho Ilritlsh
steamer Kanraoor, in recognition of
his actiou In saving tho crew of tho
American steamer Elwood Harwell.
Ho also presented gold medals to tho
officers of tho Ilritlsh steamer Mohawk
for saving tho crew of tho American
vessel Alton S. Marshall.
Am investigation in the interior de
partment has resulted In tho discovery
that autograph fiends havo been nt
work among tho files. It has been dis
covered that scores of signatures of
muny great m.en, long since dead, espe
cially presidents of tho United
States, affixed to papers In tho
land office have been cut out and car
ried away. Abraham Lincoln's auto
graph has been especially sought after.
Tho papers havo been, in many In
stances, rendered practically valueless
by this mutilation.
At Palma, capital of tho island of
Majorica, eighty persons, most of them
women, wero employed in emptying
old cartridges when ono of the car
tridges exploded in some roannerand a
tremenddus explosion followed, which
shattered tho masonry of tho town
walls, which wero vory thick, and did
much damage to buildings. Thirty
seven women and fourteen men were
Instantly killed and thirty-five women
and flvo men wero seriously injured,
and of this number twenty havo since
The congregation of cardinals ai
Rome has Issued a new decree couched
in strong terms against secret societler
in tho United States.
There wus a desperato riot at tho
state's prison at Jackson, Mich., or
the 20th. Deputy Warden Northrur
was struck on the head with a ham
mer and probably fatally Injured
Superintendent Coffer of the shir
factory was badly beaten, as was a!sc
Foreman Miller. Enraged convict!
smashed scores of machines. The con
vlcts, after much difficulty, were con
trolled and locked up.
The long drawn out impeachment
proceedings against L. C. Perryman,
tho retiring chief of tho Crook nation,
terminated ot Okmulgee, 1. T., In his
conviction of maladministration of
office. Tho only penalty Is Incapacity
for holding office.
The government llghthouso steamer
Golden Itod, carrying a heavy supply
at oil to lighthouses, struck n snag and
sank In 0 feet of water below Mays
vlllo, Ky., on the 2Sth.
During tho progress of a church fair
3 Woostcr, O., an Imtncnsa crowd was
packed into tho city armory, whon a
lamp In ono of tho booths exploded,
ficttlng fire to tho draperies of Mls
Myrtle Elser, an attendant. A rush
for tho slnglo exit occurred and many
women and children wero trampled
upon. Fully 100 persons jumped from
tho windows. manybclng badly cut by
glass. Mrs. Carrlo McKco was thrown
through a wludow, sustaining Injuries
which will likely provo fatal. Jennie
Putnam, a 10-year-old cripple, could
not help herself ond rocolvod Internal
Injuries which will causo her death.
A fireman on tho 2Sth discovered tho
bodies of two men In tho ruins of tho
flro which occurred at tho old Volks
building on the Itowory In Now York.
Thoy wero partly covered by charred
wood and other dobrls. Neither body
has been identified.
Hr.v. F. F. PAssMonn, formerly pastor
of a church at Breckinridge, Col., has
been cited for trial on Dccombor 0
before tho Colorado conforenco of tho
Methodist Episcopal church, uolng
charged with falsehood and dissension.
In articles published by tho minister
ho allogcd that tho bishops and mints
tors of the Methodist church had
"joined hands with gnmblers, Sabbatli
breakers, saloonkeepers nnd harlots"
and wero supporting "ovcry sin and
crlmo of the ago."
Hev. Junsox Smith, D. D., sccrotary
of tho foreign department of tho
Amorlcan ltoard of Missions at Boston,
recolvcd tho following cablegram on
J.I10 29th from ono of the representa
tives of tho board In Constantinople:
"Induce Red Cross society, to enter re
lief work us in war time. Urgency ex
treme for actiou by organization under
International protection. Four hundred
thousand people destitute. Ordinary
channels of relief closed."
In a Long Island village Dick Collier,
tho English pugilist, and Jim McCoy,
tho Kansas City middleweight, had a
fight and In tho fourth round Collier
knocked down McCoy and McCoy ro
fused to go on and qujt.
All tho sugar refineries In Philadel
phia, Including the Franklin, as well
as the McCahn, shut down on tho 27th,
throwing over 2,000 workmen out of
ATTOrtNKV-GENEIlAL Haumon has
offered a reward of 500 for tho appre
hension of tho murderers of tho thrco
mon and a boy whoso bodies wore
found on a boat in tho Ued river, in tho
Indian territory, a short timo ago.
At Elwood, Ind., tho casting hall of
tho glass factory was demolished
by tho recent storm and tho Mc
Coy lamp chimnoy factory was lifted
from its foundation; loss estimated at
5100,000. At Franklin tho new Clydo
window glass factory was unroofed;
business blocks wero damaged nnd tho
Indianapolis gas pumping stations
wero destroyed; loss, 810,000. At Alex
andria tho plato glass works weio
badly wrecked and two largo shops of
the Union steel plato plant wero de
molished. At Franklin tho wind
wrecked tho now city hall; Loss,
While workmen wero engaged in
derating an Illinois Central water
tank In Iowa Fulls, la., two men wero
fatally and two others seriously in
jured. Afteii killing his two children by
locking them in u largo box, and suffo'
eating them with gas, Herman Hatton
horst, a boxing instructor at Brook
lyn, committed sulcido by sending o
bullet chasing through his right
temple. No cause was assigned for the
deed, other than despondency over
A Pi.no blow out of tho mud valvo at
the electric light plant at Washington,
Ind., scalding six tramps who wore
sleeping just above tho boilers. Twc
died In terrible agony a fow hours nf
ter tho accident. A third will likely
die. Tho other three wero badly, but
not fatally injured.
The Transmlsslssippl commercial
congress began at Omaha on tho 25th
with 300 delegates present. George Q.
Cannon, of Salt Lako City, was In the
shair. Only routine work appointing
.'ommitteos and examining credential!"
In tho football pamo between Yale
and Princeton ot New York Yalo won
by a score of 20 to 10.
Joseph Branca had his head blown
from his shoulders and Ambrostc
Ciabanl received fatal injuries at the
Clmpin mine at Iron Mountain, Mich.
Tho men wero engaged In blasting ore
and went to examine a blast that hung
lire when it exploded. '
Ox Thanksgiving day 3,000 Christian
Endeavorcrs at Cleveland, O., offered
prayer for the conversion of Col. Rob
ert Ingersoll, tho noted infidel. The
action was taken at the request of
Mayo union, a branch of tho Christian
Commissioner Stump, of tho Immigra
tion bureau, in his annual report
recommends legislation for tho sup
presslon of tho padrono system and
urges the passage of an act by con
gress forbidding persons or corpor
ations engaging in the business ol
procuring employment for alien immi
grants without first securing a license
from tho immigration bureau.
Chicago was cut off from all com
munication with the outsido world by
tho recent storm playing havoc with
the telegraph wires. Many coul barge?
were driven ashore and a flro alarm
wire burned out the switchboard.
Fire occurred on the 25th in the
apartments of William Collins, on the
second floor of the five-story flat, 221
West Tenth street, New York. Lillian
Collins, 5 years old was burned to
death and William Collins, an infant
Of 10 month";, r"ipIvd fatal burns.
The match game of football between
the Pennsylvania and Harvard uni
versities at Cambridge, Mass., was won
by the PenuiylvanUns. Score, 17 to It
Prom tho Wlchlls Ktjjle.
It la sold to bo a fact that Knlllr cakea
taste better tl.an buckwheat.
Tho young ladles of Outhrto aro talking
of organizing a Cooking club,
Norman Is serious about It. She really
boHevcs sho has discovered gold.
Poter Glass, Mho killed lljcrs, was sen
tenced to four years In tho penltcnUnry.
The trial of Lawjer Duncnn at Klng
(laher, Is said to havo cost the county
Oconto Harnett of Oklahoma City, is
advertising for a typewriter blonde pre
Tho husband of Bridget Nanery of New
York, !a now doing tho nlnoty-day aqt at
Tho Qrana Jury at Cloud Chief investi
gated all rumors and found tho county of
ficers all right.
DtMr'ct court nt HI rteno !a now wndlns
In tho largest docket over piesentcd In
It is said thnt Oklahoma City will have
to rais only (5,000 to secure the Sapulpa.
branch of tho Frisco.
All tho real cotnlo at Oklahoma City on
which tax ob had been long delinquent was
sold at auctlQn yesterday,
Mls Margnrt.it Recs of Guthrie, hna
boon elected president of tho Oklahoma
Equal SufTrago association.
Enid and Purcell, within a few days of
each other, havo dlscoNcred tho dangers
of Inadequate fire protection.
Tho Guthrie Leader makes tho charge
against a citizon that his hands are hang
ing to the end of his arms.
Borrtha M. Campbell of Orlando, was
present at tiho moeting of the Medical
association oA Oklahoma City,
Tho horses of tho El Iteno fire depart
ment havo been tralred to rtep unVr
tho harness at the tap of a hell.
Two weeks hao now passed and the
Cuban robelllon sttl goes On and news of
the deaith of Professor Halleck.
Bam Orayeon, an ex-treasurer of tho
Crook nation, has boon impeached fo
using $15,000 without warrant of law.
At Chandler the Jury In the trial of tho
Keyes brothers, chArgod wlthrcrlmlnal nj.
s&ult on Mrs. Williams, hung.
The Supremo Court is holding otf on tho
Greor' county deccsjon Just as though It
oxpocted Oklahoma-to coax It.
It Is Intimated tho tho Insurance com
panies are kicking a Lttle on the Enid
flro. Dut they always do kick.
There In a play now In progress In a
Cincinnati theater called "Rush City."
It represents an Oklahoma town.
The J. B. Williams stock of good at Nor
man were bought by Nix, Halaell nnd Co.,
for $723. Tho goods invoiced for $1,1S0.
As a rulo Oklahoma papers are much
moro truthful In their comment on dra
matic ovorrts than tho Kansas papers,
Tho Oklahoma City High school football
team and the Arkansas City team have a
contest Thanksgiving at Arkansas City.
There Is a big drouth in northwestern
Iowa, and most of the clt'zens there. It Is
said, aro preparing to come to Oklahoma,
Everything was brought Into service to
put'out the fire at Enid tho other night.
Even the Btreot sprinkler did valiant ser
vice. Mlko Elchhoff, who accompanied Judge
Durford to Cloud Ch'ef last neck, killed
a nvo-prongod mountain sheep on tho
When a visitor pays his 10 cents ad
rrrftrtanco at tho door of the Salvation
army In Oklahoma City hu Is given a cup
In a alvorco publication at Oklahoma
City ono woman appears on one side and
two mon on tho other. How does this
C. M. Barnes of Outhrio has his eye set
for tho position of dolcgute-at-Iargo from
Oklahoma to tho national Republican con
vention. Tho fires at Purcell and Enid should be
a special Invitation to every householder
in Oklahoma to got on Intimate terms with
Tho Financial Ilevlew, In opeaklng of
Oklahoma's cotton, wheat and corn,
spaaks of tho territory as "an agricultural
Fifty prominent people of Oklahoma
City havo been ordered to appear In court
and explain why thoy chbull not pay a
poll tax. '
It has never been explained why Okla
homa City should have such a cinch on
the divorce trade. Is It the good looks ot
In "D" county many farmers come into
Taloga on election day (In other states) to
know If they wore going to be given a
chance to vote.
Wild gec&e are devastating the wheat
fields near El Reno, Hundreds are killed
every day. They do as much damage as
Tho Oklahoma City Times-Journal It
making a bitter tight on Colonel Glazier oi
tho Agricultural station. It declares that
ho la tnoompotcnt
Polk Kendall of Alva, Perry Smith aleo
of Alva, and J, C. O'Brien of Woodward
are after the late Major Allen's place In
the Alva land office.
Tho mayor of tho town of Afton, In the
Indian Territory. ha been threatened with
de-.th for having conferred with the
At Enid a man ts charged with forming
a ring around the top ot a whisky gloss
with bis thumb and forvflnger In order to
ret raor of the liquid.
Dennis Flynn ay tho fish department
a Washington receive more requests for
ash from Oklahoma than from any other
portion of the country.
Dtuiae he fire at Enid, one man wu ,
molted tfeat every time he brought a
truoket of w-ter to throw on tin fire ha
ato asM es tb fim.
- - ' i
(Jen. Tliomm Toriltn Drnit Drnth of tho
Nnw Yokk, Xov. sa Gen. Thomas
Jordan died Inst night at 10:30 o'clock nt
his homo, 1S4 Hast Twenty-fifth street.
Members of Gen, Jordan's family nnd
some of his intimate porsonnl friends
wero present when ho died. Tho gen
iral had been suffering a long time
Gen. Jordan was liorn hi Lurav, I'ngo
;ounty, Va., in lSIp. At 10 ho entered
West Point, where li5 wns n room mato
ind class mnto of William T. Sherman,
uen. Jordan served", till though tho
Seminole campaign, 'afterward was In
tho Mexican war. Ilo was also with
tho troops in California nnd Oregon In
tho quartermaster's department. Tho
nighest innk ho attaint In tho
United States army wns-Cptaln. At
tho outbreak of the civil war ho re
signed and joined tho confederacy.
Whon tho first Cuban Insurrection
broke out Gen. Jordan enlisted and
fought during lSfiii-70 against Spain.
He oventunlly became commander of
tho rebel forces in Cuba. At I.ns
Manns do Tnlia on Christmas day In
1ST0, with nearly 0.030 men, ho hold In
check 3,500 Spanish soldiers un$U his
ammunition gavo out, Ho camo to the
United States in 1S71 to intcrcedokfor
Cuba nnd endeavored to havo bollljrcr
ent rights gran ted tho Island. Ho ftt
arrested on a charge of violating tiio
neutrality laws and held for trial. U
was never tried, however.
DEATH OP Al.EXANDItK DUMAH.
I'ahib, Nov. 23. Alexandro Uuinnsts"
dead, lie died peacefully at 7)45
o'clock yesterday, evening, surrounded
by his family. Whllo his physicians
nnd friends Ind become convinced that
Ills case was hopeless and death only a
question of time, it wns not expected
the end would come so soon. Ho foil
nslcop and awoke at 0:3a Ho feebly
utteied n fow words to those nbout his
bedsido and then same and died.
Alexandra Dunlas, the younger son
of tho Into Id. Alexandra Davy Dumns,
novelist nnd dramatic writer, was
born in Paris, July 58, 1S24. Ho re
ceived his education in tho Collego
Ilourbou. His principal work of fic
tion, La Damo aux Camclias, becamo
ono of tho host known productions of
Attention Cnllcil tojtlin Inauniolent Appro
priation Made fnr Tlinin.
Washington, Nov. 20. Tho most im
portant subject treated by Gen. Flag
ler, chiof of ordnance, in Ills annual
reporb to tho secretary of war, l.that
of forming and equipping tho militia
of tho United States. Ho calls atten
tion to the insufficient appropriations
annually made for this purpose, and
suggests-thnt in the event congress does
not provldo liberally for this important
branch of the country's defenders,
it at least should mako certain changes
in tho present law, with tho object oi
permitting the ordnance bureau to re
place the old arms now In use with
weapons of a serviceable typo and uni
form character. Some of tho stutct
have requested that the present arms
bo exchanged in favor of the now mng
azino rifle, and Gen. Flagler showf
that 11 would cost about 81,000,
000 to mako this change, and
that the new rille, while well
suited as to long rango, is not so well
ndaptcd for close rango and hard bcrv
Ico as tho Springfield ilflc. His con
elusion is that It would be hotter to re
tain tho Springfield gun at present
during times of peace, whllo If wnr
should break out, tho well-drilled mili
tia could in two weeks timo familiar
izo themselves with tho magazine gun.
Meanwhile, It should be tho policy ol
tho goverument to accumulate a con
siderable supply of theso guns In the
armories for uso In an emergency.
LITTLE CORN MOVING.
Western Fnrineri Aro Ilolilliic Teimclouilj
to Their nig trops.
Kansas Citv, Mo., Nov. 20. Knnsaa
and Nebraska, with corn crops approx
imatlng 330,000,000 bushels, If govern,
meat estimates are right, aro now
sending to Kansas City only about
two-thirds as much corn ns thoy were
sending at this timo last year out of
crops estimated to bo about S5.000,
000 bushels. Tho explanation of
the small recolpts, as everybody
knows, is tho widespread dispo
sition in tho country to hold
corn to store It away to await
an ndvance in price. The "cribbing"
demand is absorbing nenrly all tho
corn which farmors arodollverlntr. und
farmers are not delivering nny more
than they aro compelled to sell to
nraet tho demands upon them for ready
money. So the big crops fail to come
to tho central markets.
tlio CheroUeo Nation CuiupromUe the Hall
Oier Clierokrs fctrlp Film!,.
Independence, Kan.. Nov. 29. When
tho Cherokeo strip was sold the Chero
kees refused to give the colored people
of tho nation any of tho largo sum
they received, claiming that they were
not Cherokeo citizens. Suit was
brought at onco. Yesterday the con
test was compromised here. The set
tlement as agreed upon makes tho col
ored people memoers of the Cherokeo
nation and entitles them to about SI,
300,oofjof the money received for the
strip und their proper interest in tho
unsold lands comprising many millions
of ucres. It is stated that tho law firm
that represented the colored people
will receive 81,300 and 1,500,000 acres
as their legal fees.
GOLD RESERVE GROWING.
Itecent Order or tlm Department IU AI
remlr Iteiulted Ilencllciallr.
Washington, Nqv 29. Thetrcasury
gold reserve has already begun to feel
the effects of the recent order of tho
department directing that express
charges be paid on ull gold received at
the sub-treasuries and also upon the
currency returned in exchunge there
for. The assUtunt treasurer ut Phila
delphia reports the receipt of 3100,000
in gold and. smaller omounts are
reported Irom othersab-treasury cities.
Several amounts were turned Into the
treasury here yesterday, the largest
LIKELY TO BE FRYE.
Ropublionr b May Attorn-, t to Or
Braouizo tlio Sontito.
fRYE FOR PRESIDENT TRO TE3I.
Wilt MnkA nn nrrnrt tn Till Oilier l'Incel
UntpM I'lmt Attt-mpt l'roo Suc
cessful Democrat" nro not
Making mi- Stir
WahinBton, Nov. 30 There Is a
KrowhiK probability that tho Republi
cans at their caucus on next Mondny
will decide to attempt to reorganize tho
senate on Republican linens, ard that
a candidate fqr prrsMcnt pip tern will
ttion be decides! tipart.
Quite a number of Republican sena
tors, InclndlnB three or four members
of the MciirlnR commSttee, were at the
oapltol today arod nn Informal exchange
of views among them resulted In the
g-eneral adoption of this conclusion.
There is a difference of opinion as to
the wlndom of attempting more than
die election of a presldim? officer in the
befilnnlnK, but the preponderance of
opinion Is that action at that time will
be confined to this oltlce. If tho Re
publican candidate succeeds In this con
tosrt the Republicans will then place
candidates in the field for other elec
So far Senator Fryc's name Is the on
ly one hpird In connection with the of-
'flce of preiddetvt protem, but there aro
several aspirants for the offher offices.
Among thoF who are spoken of for
fihrrfiinry of the Bonnie are Hon. George
CGorhnm, who formerly hdld this of
f0j Mr. Durfee who was for many
years clerk ot the senate committee on
flnnnce.a ml George Baber of Kentucky.
For sprse-int-Qt-arms, F. IC. Valentine
of Nebraska. Captain Curtis of New
Hampshire, Major Grant of North Car
olina nnd Mr. Shaw of Washington
state are already in the llekl.
Ohio and Indiana have declared for
McDowell and Glenn for clerk and door
keeper, respectively, of the house.
There Is now practically not doubt of
the re-elpdtton of ex-eRpreerta'tlvo Mc
Dowell. Ohio probably secures the
postmastorshlp by endorsing- McDowell.
It Is understood that Captain McKeo
of Indrtana ls.ro be made Journal clerk.
The prescrtt rlate for elective offices nt
the house reads:
Alex McD.r,Vell of Pennsylvania,
clerk; Benjamin F. J. Russell of Mis
souri, Fertfwint-ait-aims; W. J, Glenn of
New York, doorkeeper; J. C, MoElroy
of Ohio, potitmaster; Rev. Mr. Fisher of
Kansas, chaplain. The house caucus
will be held Saturday nlflrht.
Ex-Speaker Crisp arrived here tlds
mornlnn and after consultation with
ome pf the Democratic leaders, It waa
dccMed to hold the house Democrwrtjc
c-vueus tomorrow afternoon. The cau
cus will probably bo very brief as no
Bttsrmpt will be made to outline a policy
for the comng session. The line to be
pursued by the Democrats will depend
upon the developments of the majority.
Ex-Speaker Reed U jruardlng tho
make-up of committees with the great
est oare. From the best Information
obtainable It seems likely that Sereno
F Payne of New York will load the
ways and means committee"; Hit't of
Illinois that of foreign affairs; Hender
son of Iowa, aprepriatlona; Grosve
nor of Ohio rlvor ond harbora; Walker
of Massachusetts, banking and cur
rency, nnd Hepburn of Iowa, lntercraite
L.A8T CABINET MEETING,
The president came to town today
and the cabinet gathered In the ,Jast
meeting before the assembling of con
gress. The message is being com
pleted rapidly, and will probably go to
the printer tomorow or Sunday, It is
understood that the document will be
about the same length of I&st year's"
communication, making perhaps 15,000
PALMER ON .THD THIRD TERM.
Chicago, Nov. 80, A Washington spe
cial to the Journal-Press says; "The
Democratic party has done many fool
ish things, no doubt, but in heaven's
namo let us not vlolaite our most sa
cred tra'dltlon by the nomination of
Cleveland for a third term," sftld John
M. Palmer today. He added: "X don't
think he would accept, but whether he
would or not, we should not think of
nominating hhn again. Let us have n
western man next -time, Morlrson if he
tvanta It, Carlisle If he will take It."
hTIIATIINI'.VlH IS Y.T MISSING.
tlujr be Out Alt YHnter iwitl Turn Cp nil
KlKlit In tlio SprliiB,
Taooma, Wash., Nov, 8''. Inquiry at
the Northern Pacific office reveals that
no tidings have yet been received from
the missing steamer Strathnevls, which
cleared for Yokohama October 12 and
left Victoria the next day. She Is now
forty-eight days out from Tacoma. Sec
ond Officer Smith, of,the steamer Tn.
I'uiuu, wiiiuii uiuvpu iubi nignt, says;
"I have not given up hopa that the
Strathnevls will yet turn up all right.
She must have run short of coal and
put In at some port In the Aleutian
Islands. They have plenty of con
densed milk and flour on board.
"If Captain Pattls djd put his vessel
In there It can be picked up all right by
a British man-of-war sent out from
either Victoria or Yonohama, but if tho
Strathnevls Is disabled and drifts much
south of the track followed by Orlential
steamships and sailing vessels, the men
are liable to die of starvation before be
ing picked up. If the steamship finds a
snug anchorage In the Aleutian islands
she is liable to lie thero all winter, mak
ing Yokohama in the spring."
The Strathnevls made two trips on
the Northern Pacific line. She carried
a cargo of 2,000 tons of general freight
and had a passenger list of 125 Chinese,
most o them being merchants from
Chicago, New York, Buffalo. Boston
and Philadelphia, who were returning
home for their first visit after the
Chinese war. Five deported Chinese
from this state and Montana were also
The Strathnevls Is commanded by
Captain James Pattle, whose officers
fere as follows: Chief officer, J. S. Dun
can; second officer, W. Robertson; third
officer, W. MoFarland; chief engineer,
J. Rose; secoiuj engineer, A. Bll; third
engineer, I. Coulter: fourth officer, J.
Love; purser. J. McDonald.
The vessel belongs to the "Strath"
line of Glasgow. She was built In New-castle-on-Tyne
last year and was
launched hi July. 1S91. Her length Is
389 feet over all and she has dead
weight carrying capacity of 6,700 :ons.
Her vpeed Is 10V4 knots an hour and in
appearanca sha .realises tha.ldaal -of a
modern fast freighter,
With passengers, and crfew. he num
ber of persona on board was about 150.
The TrnnamlMlMlppI Cimcrrm Clours It!
Work Free CllTer Hnoliitlons Adopted.
Omaha, Neb., Nov. 20. After five
hours' discussion of the financial Issues
tho Transmlsslssippl commercial con
gross yesterday declared for tho freo
and unlimited coinage of silver, 10 to 1
basis, and adjourned at 0 o'clock. Tho
roto w as 50 for gold, J27 for silver. W.J.
llryan led tho Mends of tho white
metal, and J. L. Webster, of Omaha,
tho opposition. Tho dobato was spir
ited nnd participated In by most of the
delegates. This resolution was finally
AVbercss, An npprcclatlne money standard
mpnlrs all contrasts, bankrupts enterprises,
nukes I 'J la money profitable by Increasing it
jurchmlns power and susponds productlvo
orees ot our people nhd
Whereas, The Spoliation ronsequcnt upon
.be outlawry ot -Oliver la the interest of ths
jredllor cta by coustantly Increasing th
nluo of cold, ts undermining nil Industrial so.
Itesohcd, That wo demand the Immediate
cstoratlon of freo and unlimited colnatto ot
told and silver at tho present ratio ot ID to I,
itlthout vralttng tor the aid or consent of any
Hher nation, sack (raid and silver coin to be
lllho a lull lojal tender ot all debts, publta and
Mr. Webster, on behalf of tho minor
ity of tho comtnittoo, prescntod tho
ltcsolvod, Thst wo arc In favor of truo bi
metallism, which comlsts In the largest pos.
itblo uso ot both gold and stiver as the stand,
trd money of tho country compatible with the
power of to nation t3 maintain tho eiual
purchasing und debt-paying power of tho tnc
motals that we aro emphatically opposed tc
the frco nnd unlimited cotnaga of silver at tho
ratio ot 10 to 1, under present ex
isting conditions! that such coinage
would destroy the parity botwecn tho two
metals; that tbo stiver would drive the gold
out of circulation, and thus destroy bimetal
lism and produco silver monometallism, that
wo bellovo this long continued agitation of the
Uvcr question has had much to do with tho
present financial depression, producing want
of confidence threatening tho stability and
permanency of prices, and Is a constant men
ncototho national credit, oxolttng npprehon.
slons abroad nnd uncertainty at homo.
President llryan asked unanimous
consent to introduce the following me
morial on behalf of tho Nebraska dele
gation: Whereas We billet e that an exposition ot
nil tho produetsmdustrlos and civilization of
the states west of tho Mississippi river, mado
nt some central gatoway, whero tho world oan
behold tho wonderful capabilities of theso
groat wenlth-produolcg states, would be of
great value, not only to the transtalsslatlppl
Rtntes.but to nil tho bomoseekera In taa world;
therefore, bo It , ' '
Kosolvod, That tho United States congress
bo askod to tako such steps ns may bo neces
sary to hold a transmlssltslppl exposition, la
Omaha during the months of August, Septem
ber and October, In tho year !8.'3, ond that rep
resentatives ot such states and territories to
congress be requosted to favor such an appro
priation, as ts usual In such oases, to assist In
carrying out this cnterprlsa l
Resolutions were also adopted '' in fa
vor of 'a congressional i appropriation
for defending1 the harbor of Ban tilego
by'war .vessels and fortifications; for
tho improvement of waterways, and
for a deep water harbor at San Pedro.
A long resolution urging tho various
state governments to tako legislative
action rolatlvo to irrigation was sub;
mlttod and passed. Salt Lake was
selected as tho next place of meeting
and tho body adjourned permanently
at 0 o'clock.
ON THE GRIDIRON.
Itesult of Iiitcroitlnir Football Osmst
l'lnyeil on Tlinukiglvlng Hay Unit ud
At Kansas City, Mo., in tho presence
of 10,QO0 spectators, ovcry ono of whom
was an intense partisan of ono side or
tho other, tho Missouri Tigers mot and
defeated tho Kansas Jayhnwkers. Tho
score was 10 to 0. Tlio game was so
closo that tho result wUs in doubt up
to the moment time was called with
tho ball but a te.v yards from tho Mis
souri goal. It It tho second game. Mis
souri has won from Kansas la five
At Omaha, Neb., Nebraska university
defeated Iowa university, 0 to 0, Iowa
thus finishing the season without scor
ing In tho luter-collcglato series,
At Chicago two interesting games
wore played. Tho contest between tho
Chicago Athletic a'ssociatlon"arid Bos
ton Athletic association resulted in a
tie, '4 to 4. The Chicago university
cloven was shut out by Ann Arbor, the
score standing 12 to 0.
At Philadelphia tho university of
Pennsylvania won from Cornell by a
score of 42 to 2.
Panic at n I'alr.
Woostcr, O., Nov. 29. During tho
progress pf n church fair here an im
mense crowd was packed into tho city
armory, when a lamp in one of the
booths exploded, setting fire to tho
.'Ininn.tn. nt Sftca Tt,ltd I?1c-. .. H ...
....fv v, w .,,... ...jt.b.Q aio;i, an at
tendant. A rush for the slnglo exit, In
which dozens of women nnd children
were trampled, occurred. Fully 100
persons jumped or wero thrown from
tho windows, many being badly cut by
glass. Mrs. Carrio McKeo. of, Jeffer
son, was thrown through a window,
sustaining injuries which will likely
provo fatal. Jennie Putnam, a 10-year-aid
cripple, could not help herself and
received internal injuries which will
jauso her death. Mrs. Mllford Snyder
and Miss Sharp were trampled by the
jrowd. Many others wore moro or
Tension Agent Click Indorsed.
Topeka, Kan., Nov. 27. Pension
Agent Glick's refusal to tako from tho
post ofllco vouchers on which postage
was not wholly prepaid, has called out
a letter from United States 'Pension
Commissioner Loch re n. Mr. Loohren
thinks Mr. Glick's stand is a good one,
and has ordered every pension agent
to tako tho same position.
A Woman's Awful Oeod.
Kansas Citv, Mo., Nov. 20.-Shortly
after 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon
Mrs. a B. Smith, wife of Samuel B.
Smith, a retired capitalist, living at
1307 Garfield avenue, burned herself to
death in an upper chamber of her
home. She was terribly burned about
tho body by the flames from coal oil,
with which she had saturated aw
clothes, Mrs. Smith k supposed to
have been temporarily tonWat Mm
Mr, Smith's handswere ifjtysly n
burned whUe trying to VxUBgMiti Ut