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V olume IX.
DURANT, CHOCTAW NATION1, INDIAN TERRITORY, FRIDAY, AU0T3T 12, 1004
A Pleased Woman !
There was a grand old womai
W'ho lived iri & shoe,
She midfl several biscuits,
But none of thorn would .do, , . .
Th flour ho had purchased
. JWoaW ot mako good bread;
Itjpained her iti the stotatoV ' . ' '
As well as 1b the head, ji . t
Om day she got a sack of "Luxury"
And ajadosomo very fine bread.
And, now she?"
,i As woll as in
N. B.Ort the old woman
DURANT MILL & ELEVATOR CO.
DUjSANT, INDIAN TERRITORY.
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Jot MlswuVian nd '.Former Senator
Diss at Sweet) Springe.
Sweet Spring. Mo.. Aug-. 10. After
hovering between life and death for
ally away Tuei
leath for the
'v. m. Sundnr
to a state of
he, end qame
i. bis family
George Q. V,
d and Mrs,
Vs. Vest In
ut. E CONFLAGRATION.
stains Grtst Fir Less..
Aug;. 10. The plahlt of the
'Ren-Ire" tor Transit comi
'almost ..ttrely destroyed by
ay. entailing; t total Idas of
i.OOO. The plant was valued
50,000, the moet serious loss
destruction or one hundred
cars worth about flEOt
were In the repair shops
He tracks la thecoetapanr'a
eved that the Are originated
''ram a passing' locomotive.
rm was quickly followed by
Ad almbst imrnediatejy arter-
r, intra, -xae, ames apreaa
clous rapidity and a genrI
Iht all the fire fighting ap-
the central portion of th
on to ths cars destroyed
nes there were more than
3j Involvlnr a loss iof more
Before the Jim -was
sder control It had spread
ea one block; wide and four
entirely Toccupled by the
Refrigerator Transit compa
ny FILES SgiT, ,
Asked Again Braze RIVer
si, and Dobk 'Company.
JAug. V, The American
rust1 company' of ostori has
the United State circuit
the rasos River Channel
ipanjr, wim neaaquariem
r foreclosure of mortrare
' lriiat''coverlng;an isfue pf
I bonds, also appointment
ff"'BtlA.lnv al1,i. . .... I-
jfivB.,.f .w...w ,n7 .11-
supons, Thl Involve, the
m, wnaris ana other vast
ta la th fpreloaures.
OK Hit LIFlf.
Merchant Puis a
ugh His Heart
Tex Au.r$4lr ll
ay tnomlnr by sheotiitr
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,i 'mill iwTntiTiii
m ftM r tltf .faPaiak
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fyuBHPH 'b"a St. Loi
tickled Jn the eUimaoh .
the head. -,
habit. Ask your Grocer,
Effort Being' Mad to Puih
ett h Ratatlsrs.
Chicago, Au. 10. Th etockydrds
etrlko woafrY rlotlnjj Tuesday
than at any tlw since the strunfe
w'th the packers bejran four, weks
ago. There was one small disturbance
In the downtown 'dltrqt'Wte'ln the
aftern(n whea friends, of the strikers
discovered a wag-onload of meat being
raulcd through the atreet by a retail
merchant, and chowd jsat;iered and
tried to overturn the vehicle, but they
.were dispersed before they- had.accomi
pllsHed m-ibH. damage. J I
The strike leader spent the day In
seeing ttirft the boycott against the re
tail ynerckants which have been placed
.under the ban.ef fie unions was being
enforced. In aprnp Inatartces the strlk
era were sfr-fetsful ln cutting off the
aujiplyof kXlbut In many of the places
the boycrj MJd not work .oa 4well as
had beeyB Wted, the retailers being
able U jRlVlhat Ice they acquired (a
J ' MlVflr) FrTYv7t,
Strike BrMtcava Mt WaWii Reception
- , at a .Kkma 'TwW '
Kansas (City. AW. .leVA mob of 20
men and beya. packlni"joue strikers
and their sympathisers, stopped an In
coming train carrying strike breakers
at Riverside, Kan., Tuesday night,
drove the non-unionists from the train
with clubs, threw their baggage Into
the Kaw river and aet Ire to the car.
The police put out the fire before any
damage had bean don. No arrests
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Vice Presidential Nomine Also Intra,
Mountain Lake Park. Md., Aug, 10.
Former Senator iSfevIs of West Vir
ginia spoke at tbo Chautauqua. It waa
"Hobson day ttenafor Davis oke
for fifteen rohnues .on the good that
the varjoua choutauquas of the country
had done for hffcfrec education during
thripast few years. " He "closed with
fellcltlou,, alluslosai , to Lleutendent
Hobson,' whom he. Introduced as oa
of the heroes of Santiago.
Lleutendent Jlpbeon confined his
remarks almost entirely to educational
FraMena Former Editors Will Hay
f tp (Ablby VMIctji J
j Manila. Ae, 10-F.U Donyii)dad
f". O'Brien, formerly owner and edi
tors of Freedom, a paper published In
this city, were .sentenced somn tlma
ago by two 'Philippine courts to sir
montna imprisonment ana to nne ef
$1000 for libeling M. Tavera, a member
Of the Philippine 'commission. Thl
sentence 'has nov been' conformed by
tne supreme court or tne united State,
Where the appeal ya lodged and th
prison committed to prison
, Five Oars Torned Ovr.
Elalnfleld. Ind., Aug. Id Vondalla
train No, 20, a through trail from St.
liuls. with 360 pabDgera aboard,
struck' a broken sail ifcar the .depot
here. Five car wre turned over" and
destroyed by fire, cajieed hi ,'an explo
sion of a ga 'storfge tankl None of
the passengers was killed, and only
one. Mrs. E. X. WJgdirson of Antlgp,
"Wi.v waa seriously Jnjared; Nearly all
the Injuries were eauaed by broken
South McAlester. I. T Aug. 10. By n
practtcaljy Hnanlmou vote the coal
miner f h'e Sevlh MoAJflter district
have voted tosaeept the,, reduction" In
wages propoaed by the mine ODeratora.
,vThla mean 'that the aatnes new Idle
win resume operations.
n ?. " ju'i'''"" ,r fc
Oail Ff teneMI. n","
ifwmn.pi ww.r.-. v,
WaahlngtoR, June, 14Tlie, reo9
ihiHeV ef th rrtacy1
' hit .laaussl"a
ll far eeitdttleai ef Mttkalsuks M
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Jap.incso Thought to lie Continuing
N Their Operations.
TO PUSH ON TO FRONT
lRd.Ieatlons at the Present Time Arc
That a Determined Lilort Will
Ho JHailo to Krep Kurnpat-
kin From Itetlrlnjr.
Bt. Petersburg. Aug. 10. General Fn-kahnrorf-reports
there Js no change In
'The situation around Llao Vang. It
Is evident from the special ulspatche
'to the. vA8sqclated Prees from Llao
Yung and llntslntln that the Japanese
ore continuing their preparations for
a. flanking movement which may pos
albly alter Hio nuture of the expected
engagement at Llao Tang, and which!
may also further delay ths crucial de
The concentration of a strong Jap
anese forc,e at Slamtsze Indicates ah
Intention to press forward toward Muk
den, and tr possible to cut the commu
nlcatlqns r,nd prevent General Kuro
pkln from retiring ridrthward. Gen.
KTlropatkln la' eVfdently aware of th"i
move, and Is sending .out reconnolter
ing parties from 8lntslntln along the
Snlmatsre road. This Is sh&wn by the'
slight encounter with a Japanese out-!
fwot mi, mi .mi ijr nines ui simsiniin.,
The Japunese are also bringing up
aiorng forces from Bintalntln.
A column marching from Nluchwang
with the evident Intention 'of flinklng
Llao Yang. tr0M tne westward. Includ
ed 10.000 Chinese from the Island of
Formosa, Who are Japanese subjects.
The Associated Press correspondent
at LlaojiYantr polnta out the alarming
character of this development? ' and
fear"that tbo example may' prove con
taglou If the local Chinese are In
duced to jd.u the Japahese It will 1
'mpoaalble to dlatlpgulah.the .Fermosnn
and Manchurla-i Japanese. This re
vive the spectre of Chinese embroil
went with the more remote possibility
f. foreign entanglements. There s
considerable anxiety' regarding the
P.rf?ePce of General Yuan Shlkal, com
mander to chief if the Chinese forces,
arid General Ma, with stror forces
of troop Jn the north, lest abould a
convenient opportunity present Itself,
they would b 'tempted to overstep the
bound of neutrality.
Although It now seme improbable
that anything can prevent a Japanese
Aitfk An T.t.A V.. .. .0 .. .
aoclate'd Press corresnondenta rnnri.
4 Jht JjrAyjlenre Vfj,hvv'm,ln; -.T,e
e is expressea,:ttiere that the ele
ment Wy again prove to be Russia'
allies Just as they did In 1812. The
prospect of rain heavy enough ,to ar-
re mniiary operation is not llkelv.
however, ids the time for the rainy
season Is now past.
There Is an unconfirmed rumor fat
Lieutenant General Llnevltch Is bring
Ing large forces to Mukden to reinforce
.lf0' KwPatkln. General Llne
vltch troona are irfnttnn.H .w...-!
Vladivostok, and It Is doubtful If they
wu. .m. ai.tao Tang in time.
No Truth In Rsoort
London, Aug. 10. The Toklo rorrr
T"ndent of th Times says he learns)
pn the best Of authority that there Is no
""'" "iwerer in tne Russian ru
raora of Japanese reverses with heavy
losses at Port' Arthur.
Jap Using Railway.
Mukden, Xug. 10. The Jnimnesa are
using the SbanghaJ-OCwang-Xlakow.
Shlnrntua about thirty mllea west
of Mukden. . ,
CALL ON PRESIDENT.
.Natives af.th Philippines Visitor at
1 th Whit House.
Washington, Aug. lOPlcturesqUc.
but adequately garbed, a party of eight
Moros and rrogote, chiefs, constitut
ing Oj part or the Philippine exhibit
at the St. Louie exposition, Monday
paid their respects to President Roose
velt at the, white" house. The jxchang-"
a between ,the chlefa and (he president
was' Informal but happy In tope.
Through AHtero, a bright fifteen-year-old
Iifogote boy, who acted as Inter
preter, the Moro Datto and the Irro
gote chlefa expressed their pleasure at
being received by the president, and
old him he might depend upon tltejt
loyalty to the American government, j,
The reception took place In thp 'pres
ident's prtvate office ,and' the'tt'djolnlng
cabinet rp,cj)pyhlle It waa In progress
the members of the cabinet arrived to
attend the regular sernl-weekly meet.
Each in turn .was presented to the
Filipinos, who 'paid them the highest,
respect xnown to their people.
Before the conclusion of the .ecep
tlon the chiefs,' through Ap'irl. pre
sented th president sour- nandsomn
native gifts, including ci ,ously carved
metallic pipe, a -. .lutly embellish
ed spear and two shields, one of rlosely
w.oven native grass and the other of
wood covered with hide. After they
left the executive offices the Filipinos
were shown through the lower apart
ments of the) white house.
They left .for St. Louis at night.
Found In Safe.
tfw Yeplf- Jtua. 1A.-Tn m
HW"by detective agency engaged
'.tiiithe hunt for 1200,000 worth ofJeV-
is, ,us reptrty of Mrs. Ogden Ootif
hh' wf .supposed to have been
!, kJsaiiK4 "Butt thejMtaW
'jli?rfvdelet' safe In thirty.
In Charge of a Church at Texarkana
Quarter of a Century.
Tciarkana, Aug. 10. Rev. Father A.
Barbln, who has been pastor of the
Church of the Sacred Heart (Catholic)
on the Terns side of town, has resigned
his pastorage after a period of continu
ous service extending over twcnty-flvi
years. He was Installed as pastor In
His resignation waa necessitated by
III health, he having been n sufferer
fronl,parnlysls for the past three years.
Company Operating at Sour Lake Has
' Madn Larg Profits.
,Beaumont, Tex.. Aug. 10 The Uurt
McOnrfey OH company has sent out Its
reaular monthly dividend to stockhold
ers, amounting to 60 per cent. ,
During the past four months divi
dend; amounting to 180 per cent have
been .jpald and since the organization
ten months ago 266 per cent has been
paid o-.it. n dividend having been de
clared every month. The wells of the
company are at Sour Lake.
Negro Man Was Killed and Wife
'; Fatally Hurt.
Luting, Tex.. Aug. 10. Daniel Gaines.
n young colored man. lost his life, and
his wife la In a serious condition and
not expected to live, caused by a tour
mu,e leam they were driving running
awa Gaines, his wife and child were
throWn out and badly hurt. The
: ,'-". . ,,w.i,.
u" ver OOUBl"'
Do Not 'Consider Timbering Safe In
tli Rotchschlldt Mines.
EI Paso, Aug. 10. The 600 Japunese
laborers sent to Santa Rosalia. Cal.
to Work lit the Rohtschllda mine., have
struck because they consider the tim
bering unsafe. The Japanese consul
has goha there.
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Austin. Aug. 10. The International
and Great Northern Railway company,
la deetlned to have most valuable ter
minals In this city as a result of the.
purchase of the old electric line wfilch
wa operated between the city and" the
dam before the dertrbctlon of the lat
ter. It 'will operate Its cars to doors
of whoitsalera and and. another track'
will be laid to Alliance cotton. yard.,
FATAL TO, FOUR.
Mcthsr and Three Children Los Lives
ji -. In Collision.
i.. Chicagoi. Aug; 10, -A- "inoth'tr -anl
mice u nr nine cnuuren were miiM
and a nu-nber of other passenger serl-
ouslylnjured In a collision Monday
night' between a westbound Baltimore
and Qhjo local passenger train and a
Chicago and Erie freight train at th
Brighton Park railroad crossing at
Western avenue and West Thlrty-
ninm street, xne couiaon followed a
frantic effort on the part of the aros
Ing flagman to change the course pf
the freight, the crew of which lie had
given a signal that all waa ejear for
them to back over the Baltimore and
Ohio tracks. Those killed Were Mrs.
C, C. Schwartz and three children of
Garrett, Ind. Mr. Schwartz and a
About Fifty Homes Burned and Much
VljtorlaB.' C. Aug. 10. Fire tart
d In the pattern shop of the Albion
Iron work Tuesday evening and de
stroyed tho northern portion of 'the-
Duuaing, together with a quantity of
valuable machinery1. A strong north
east wind, carried the 'sparks a distance
of il00 yards to the residence section,
where 1t burned Itself out. In all about
fifty houspsq were destroyed) the major
ity being home pf working people. The
loss exceeds '8160,000,
United States Squadron Fired a Cbro
nation Day Saluts,
Gibraltar, Aug. 10, The United
States battleship squadron which ar
rived here Monday dressed ship and
fired -a salute Tuesday In honor bf Cor
onation day,; the isecond anniversary of
the crowning of King Edward. Rear
Admiral Sir Edward Chichester, who
commanded the? British cruiser Immor
'tallte 'at Manila during the Spanish
American war, cordially welcomed the
American squadron to Gibraltar.
, Want 'Instant Action.
London, Aug; Aig. id. In an editor
ial Wednesday mornlnc the Times del
mands that the government take Im
mediate ' means to resist the Russian
S) aa A st ah aAfcSBSl jSh6fleilafcM mm aak
drcg that ' he' b ectbok, o
ho delal Ut the British en.t'ern
ho delay Unless the British eastern
trade Is to pass Into the hands of Ger
NEWS IN BRIEF.'
Rafael Reyes I now president of
Many buildings were damaged by an
earthquake In New Zealand,
Deoember and May wheat option
advanced 4 U. cent at Chteage Monday.
eii worm are ;ruHUJW coubr in tne
yBatKerivend.Gf Kaufman county, Tex
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'.mmMummfrf" r.Zi.., U' . Jv.M),
That you let the ".other
fellow" do it, when you
compare our printing
with the printing of th
"other fellow' We pride
ourselves on good paper,
good ink and good work.
The "other fellow" is a
good soul, no doubt, but
good souls do not turn
out good printing every
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.time. The next time you
'gct,out" of stationery
place your order here and
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we'll ' show you some
printing Jthpt is printing.'
MORE BODIES FOUND.
Terrlbl Plight of. a Traveling
Pueblo, Colo., Aug. 10. Organized
searching parties scoured the Fountain
river, banks for many miles Tuesday
in the hope of finding the remaining
bodies or the victims of Sunday night's
wreck at Edeh. Seven more bodies
were ' recovered and' a number Identi
fied. ' .
A coroner's Jury was called, which
viewed (he spene of the wreck Tuesday
and examined a number of witnesses
The, coronet .issued a public call tc
all who had anjr Information concern
ing, the wreck to come before the Jury.
Four railroad men were examlried.
Their, testimony was mainly as to the
amount of rain that fell' during the
storm in the neighborhood of the
Again the morgue and urdertaklng
establishments were besieged by rela
tlevs and .friends. The work of Iden
tification Is proceeding slowly, as th
bodies now. befng recovered are In bal
After wandering about s'lnce the ac
cldriet William H. Henry, a traveling
man., whose hom$ la In Greenville.
Tenp., reached Pueblo to-day. He Is
nearly! -t.Ind and almost crazy from
hardship and exposure. He had heen
carried nine -miles down the river, and
hhd been walking aimlessly about
without food or water- Pe was taken
to a hospital, where he Is tying In a
dangerpus condition. He waa carry
ing hla grip when found, but was un
able to1 give a coherent account Of how
he saved himself, arid what happened
fo him- At 9 p. m., Tuesday the total
number of Identified bodies recovered
from the wreck was seveptythree, un-
iqentinea. three. The 1st of those
30' rV "
.welled tO the total ,to forty.
I The party which went south brought
m nve oooie Tuesday night night.
Four Hundred Delegate Present at
St. Louis. Aug. 10.The full, quota of.
499 deleirate'were nreaent t TumiIiv'i
session i el th intnifaWai TvnA.
BrapKIc.! i union. ' '. '
risfoll. the represeata-
"dVtfmtbetae. wd a; ad-
' It caWtt4f;Va. aeeUji-lJ
iared'at' night sloa. , w-. ,v
Du rant News
The committee recommended the re
peal of Section 86 of the generaXlaws,.
which, says: ''Foreman shall not des
ignate any particular day, nor hew
many days a man shall work in any
The convention waa pretty eeVhly
dlivded, and by a small majority tho
recommendantion to repeal was voted
The recommendation of the commit
tee that Section 97 be repealed was de
feated. The section prohibits the prac
tlce by foremen of selecting their forces
from day to day, or from men not reg
ularly empl&yed In the "office. .
, Se-tiohs 102 and 103. relating to, the
practice of foremen of "phalanxing."
or giving out' six-day situations on
seven-day papers, thereby controlling
extra work, which were recommended
for elimination. Were referred back to
t .e committee on laws for further ton
The convention listened to a nuf.iter
of propositions submitted by delegates
pertaining o changes in the by-laws
which Were unfavorably reported upon
by the committee on laws. The report
of the committee was sustained) The
convention reconsidered Its action taX
en earner In the day Jn .voting to abol
ish the enforceirient of the priority law,
and referred the matter back to t'ja'
committee on laws. '
Wallace Frank, tried at Martin. Tex.,
on charge Of .killing Will Galloway,
was given tWenty'-flve years.
Three robbers forced Manager, Lock-'
wood of tne Lake Valley Mines com
pany at Lake Valley, N. M., to open the
safe, which they looted. . g
At Tola, Kaufman countyt Texas,
two voung irien and a young lady are
alleged to have had a shooting affair,'
Parties are under bond. ',
Several New Cases.
,Clty of Mexico, Aug. 10. There . nro
three cues of yellow fever nt Ve-a
Cruz, three at Coatzacoalcos and five
at Tehuantepec. There haev been two
deaths at the latter place. ,
"Mild Beer" Selxed.
Ardmore, Aug. 10. The government
agents seized about 10Q Casks bf what
Is termed "mild beer" here. No arrtsta
were made. , l ' '
Woman Gets Out ef Jail.
Lawton, Okla., Aug, 10, 'Mrs. Beftliiv
Morrison, who was confined Itthe Hq.
bart Jail, charged with horse sttp!ljiTt
escaped from the Institution. She win
awaiting the act(onfof ttUi-grand Jiry
In the sum of $1000. She escaped by
.aid, from the outl44n, unlocking Mioi
."h - A.
1 j Er1
Wntrf-,., . II
returning home this afv
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