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CHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO.
VINITA, INDIAN TERRITORY, THURSDAY, AUGUTS 2, 1894.
VOL. XII.-NO. 48.
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AFIE NOW OPEN.
Ginger Alo. Champagno Cldor.
Soda Wator of All Kinds,
Corbonntod Seltior Wator
Hot Soda and Cliocolato,
T.rf TpUr ItrrtlrulDrl.k.
Shorry and Dlaokborry Wlno,
All Qoods Made from Striclly
Pure Sugar and Fruit Juicesl
300 DOZEN QUARTS PEU DAY.
Trade From Surrounding Touni SollellrJ.
A.". D. Cubine,
Hinuhrtarrr of A Dralrrli
BOOTS 11 SHOES
Moos all J; I nil? of boot nnil shoo work
mid gua'raiitccs ft fit nml satisfaction In
ctcrj rcppect. Parties desiring work
can send their n.imrsaml addresses and
itIII reecho a circular gltlng fiill di
rections lioiv to mcasuro tlio Tool.
J. W. CUItl.M.', foreman, has dono
nothing elso for years aud Is ghlng
bettor satisfaction In llio hoot husluess
than any man In tho WKST.
Patronize Home Industry !
Trees, Vines, Shrubbery,
e Plants, Etc. s
Our treos aro grown and trained
with low heads especially adapt
ed to this western country. Wo
do our own grafting and budding,
and consequently know that our
trees aro truo to nnmo. Our as
Bortraent of npplo and peach, trees
Is comploto. When in tho city visit
tho nurseries and inspect our stock
and manner of growing, and may
hap placo your order with us.
, Vinita, I. T.
Wrlto for Prloo List.
. Cure Co..
- -- 1 1 n 1
AT VrNITA, I. TM
ll now If operation and tnoia dtilrlnff to take
tin oort Kill dnd tlila inilltutlon, oSera mar
advantage! thin an j tlhtr now Ineilitence.
TJIK LiqUOU, JIOIU'IIINK & OPIUM
JUblH vrlllbe treated andir a written Knar
aiilee tocura or no par. 'ltiaehirze for ellnti
wllluaoiilr riKTY DOMiAHS.
TIIK 10IUCC0 IIAIIIT
Will alto be treated. Tola treatment li 10IJ
by tho tiottlt. l TIIREK UOLl.AUS boillo
and mar 1 Itnt by oitirxt to any point. We
elalmloheve aenre that wilt deilroy all da
tlr for tobacco In from ton daft to tbrea
THE AMI-FAT OK 0I1KS1TY
Treatment M guaranteed to reduce any rl
Etrion from ( fo (0 iionndi per week, it can
taken at home by man, woman or child
wllh perfect aafity, imiirorlng the health with
every ponndloit. Ihe charge for thla will be
IClOiiT iiOLLAKS per raoolh. and mar be
tent by mall or Mpreii to anr point.
Write or call on bt for parllcolare. All let
ter! addreated to lha
Dipsomania Cure Co,,
J. ROSS 1 ROTT,
l'hjelclss In Chart,
Will ketteeWs I eaaMeat sat. M
Lee Barrett Still Running Dovyn Prices.
LADIES' and GENTLEMEN'S SADDLES
ALL KINDS TEAM AND BUGGY HARNESS.
Full Line of Collars in Stock
Fverthing in Harness and Saddle Line.
Reached at Last!
Lowest Prices in the Historv of Vinita.
After having spent both tnnc and money in selecting
my stock 1 am now ready to oiler to the track
Draco finnrle Hats, Boots, Shoes, C bthing,
I Bb6 UUUUb Gents' Furnishing Godds, &c.
At astonishingly low figures.
Trtiiic? nnnlc itrii-fli 1 or
I I SQT .J'11 i"'iw nuiui ;
LOOK eer Shoes, Creole Congress worth 1.25
Ladies uxtorci 1 les worm . ... 1.50
Boys' Knee Pants worth . . .50 for '.".35
XTnn'p All Xri-i1 nifc itr"ir-fli T ., rr Ini- 1 f rr
I ll IS njtrHarmony Prints worth a yd 7c)for' 5c
Kenirew urcss uingnams wortn 104 lor 83
My stock of PONGEES, SATIKS, DUI?SS SIIKS, CHILLIES,
LA(5ES, EMUROIDERIES, LAWNS, &c, embraces the litest and
most 8tylisli licures, and prices equally as low as auovo
I also carry at all times
a fully r-omplotu lino of
Caught on tho Wrong BIdo.
Grcon McCurtaln'ri specen was
delivered too soon Ho thoilghthis
peoplo wero friendly to a change,
and ho had bottorllup over on that
side, but after it was delivered ho
found out d:iTorent,!ind immediate
ly penned a lottor to tho Elevator
denying tho fact that ho was advo
catltiK a chance, no uoes noiuen
innklnn tho speech, hut says
1 . -.
was misconstrueu. for the bene
fit of thosa who did not see tho
speech in question, wo quolo the
following from it just to tea if uny
fair-minded man can iee any room
for misinterpretalion:"Whilo right
and justico is on our sida, we aro
nimbi 0 to defend ourselves against
tho danger now approaching.
Thcso cicumslancey load 1110 to be
liovo that unless wo tako some
mcasuro of arriving at ait amicable
solution of the question involved
bolween us and tin Dawes com
mission, congress will likely do
sonio rasli act which will be unjust
to us as a people. These reasons
havo forced mo to tho conclusion
that it is of utmost importance
that wo meet tho commission
fairly, present clearly our views
and make it so plain that they
pouhi understand our wants, and
would bo enabled to arrive at some
sort of on adjustment with them.
I urn led'to believo that if wo can
agree on anything with this com
mission, that such an agreement
will be carried out by congress,
oven if it should postpone any
matorinl action for some tune to
como." Now, if that isn't a plea
for them lo treat we liavn't a
name for it Tho honorable Mc
Curtain has-lone been noted for
his wishywashy views, and this
instance is no exception to tho
rule, nut perhaps ho is trying to
gain the reputation that tho late
James (. Blaine l.nd for writing
letters. Indian Journal.
Cheap Cash Store, East side of Track?
E. T. IRONSIDE, - Proprietor.
A Oar Load of Convicts.
Thirty U. b. convicts were con
voyed from Ft. Smith last weok
to the penitentiary, their names
and crimes being as follows:
Fiank Collins, murder; he goes
for lifo. Collins was at one time
under sentence of death, but
through the efforts of his Attorneys
Inlercatlng J'lgorre t torn the Topeka Ten
Torr.KA, Kim., July 20. I'cuslon
Agent Ocoro W. Ollck's latest report
to tho government, which was mmlo
tho Inst day of .Tiino, contained a vast
ttmonnt of statistic concerning tho
pension husIncM in this district, much
of which Is Interesting to old soldier
In particular and citizens In gcncrnL
The statement showing changes In tho
pension roll during tho year ended
Juno no, 18!) I, contained tho following
Tho nnmbcr of pensioners on tho
roll nt tho beginning of tho year was
lOl.t.M; at tho closo of tho year tho
number wns 101,017. During this year
tho number of original pensioners en
rolled was 4,011; tiie total number of
ponsloncra added during the year was
7.03'). Tho loss to tho roll by allow
nnco under act of Juno 27, 1890, was
171; by death, 1,801; by re-marrlagc,
183; minor by legal limitation, ICO; by
fnlluro to claim, 131; or other causes,
702; by transfer to other agencies, 300;
tho to tl lou was 3,51.1. Tho number
of restorations nnd renewal, of pen
sioners that were dropped from the
rolls w cro 5S7.
Tho sum of 8331,078.00 was paid as
back pay to 1,220 pensioners during tho
Tho reduction In rate of pensions
during the year amounted to SS.127.
One thousand. Are hundred and forty-six
pensioners have been increased
during the year, tho total amount of
this Incrcaso being 533,080.
At tho end of tho year thero wns only
$31,558.70 due for which no vouchers
had boon presented.
The number of pensioners in the
various states nnd territories on the
roll of the Topelta agency Juno 30,
ISO), wns 101,017. and the total amount
(llsburpctl for pensions at the Topelta
nrenoy for the fiscal yenr ended Juno
BO, 1801, wns 14,703,402.45.
STarh l'rojtrrty Defllroyrri nt Mlnnrapolle
Ix Over Unit ii Million nullum.
Mixxt: atoms, Minn., July 31. The
third disnhtrout flro In tho history of
Minneapolis broltc ont about 3:30 yes
terday afternoon In the lumber yards
of tho Shuvlin-Curpentcr Oo. on tho
bunk of the Mississippi river at tho
Condrneril Itrport of the Week's Proceed"
lne In Ilia Senate anil Honee.
Wasiiixotox, July 25. The Interest
In tho senate continued yesterday. Tho
cntlro session was taken up In tho de
bate on tho tariff bill, or rather on
questions growing out of Its consider
ation. Mr. Hill (N. Y.) jpolto for over
two houm and championed tho position
of the president. Tho galleries were
crowded, and Mr. Hill's remarks wero
a continuous stream of sarcasm poured
forth tipon his opponents. Mr. Cnf
fcry (La.) followed Mr. Hill. Htf fa
vored a bounty on sugnr and stated
that ho would hnvo voted against tho
bill If sugar had been placed on tho
frco list. Pending Mr. Caffcry's re
marks the senate adjourned.
Tho house passed by n voto of 100 to
63 (a party vote) the bill for tho rein
statement of railway mail clerks dis
missed between March 15 and May 1,
1880; also a largo batch of other bills,
most of them local in their character,
and at 4 o'clock adjourned.
Waihixotox, July 20. Tho senate
yesterday agreed to the conference re
port on the legislative bill. Mr. Allen
offered a resolution culling on tho at- i
torney-gcncral lor nil correspondence,
by telegraph or otherwise, that passed
between tho department nnd the rail
roads centering in Chicago from Juno
1 to the present time, which went over.
Mr. Caftcry resumed his remarks on the
tariff bill, defending the duty on sugar.
At 2:30 the senate went into executive
In tho house, after the reading of
communications from tho French gov
ernment on the assassination of Presi
dent Cnrnot, the conference report on
the legislative bill was agreed to and
at 5 o'clock tho houso adjourped,
Washixotvvx, July 27. The tariff was
the absorbing topic that occupied tho
attention of tho senate again yester
day. Senator Vilas (Wis.) made the
leading speech of the day and made n
vigorous defense of tho president. At
the conclusion of his Speech he ex
plained that for reasons stated he
withdrew his motion to recede from
tho one-eighth ditterentlal on sugar.
Mr. Hill's motion to recede from the
amendment placing a duty of 40 per
Ing the new Hawaiian republic, which '
went over. While trying to secure con
sideration of Mr. Mcltao's bill to pro
tect forests, the quorum disappeared
and tho houso adjourned.
Hebe Oranted an Appeal.
CiitcAOo, July 80. President Debs
nnd the American Hallway union lead
ers have been granted an appeal to the
United States court of appeals In
chancery proceedings In tho United
States circuit court. The appeal was
granted by Judge Woods at Indianapo
lis and tho order wns received by mall
to-day. The appeal will stop proceed
ings In the olrcult eourt under tho bill
filed July 2 on behalf of tho railroads,
but it leaves the injunction In force
and does net lnterfero with the con
tempt proceedings against Debs and
Ran Down nntl Sank br a Vf liatebaclc
Dbthoit, Mich., July 31. -Tho whale
back steamer Pathtlndcr rnn down a
small schooner, thought to be tho
(Had Tidings, on Detroit river yester
day. It Is believed that a crow of foj
on tho wrecked boat wero drowned.
Nothing was seen of tho small boat
after the collision nnd sho Is thought
to have sunk immediately.
. P. A, Candidate for Governor.
.Tir.w.vuKr.B, July 27. MaJ. Vf. H.
Uphau, ono of tho candidates of tho
A. P. A-, won on tho first ballot to-day
for governor in tho republican state
Xew Mexico and Arizona for Statehood.
Washixgtox, July 20. Tho 'senate
committee on territories has ordered
favoraulo reports on tho bill admitting
New Mexico nnd Arizona to statehood.
Thcso bills have passed tho house.
Mayo college, the leading education
al Institution of north Texas, In Delta
county, has been destroyed by flro.
James Mulligan, of "Mulligan letter"
fame, died at Maynartl, Mass., on tho
Tholr Torrlblo Work in tho State ot
William, of Austria, Is
got a commutation.
2d t i. iif .,....
AVERY PLANTER COMPANY
r n T"liwwrVAJw)jm,mr -v r
FOR CATALOGUE. 4 m J
KANSAS CITY. Nik
JOHN D. SCOTT, A. L. WHITE, L. A. CHAPMAN it
President. . Vice-Pres. CashierSa
nTrnAr t "v huwmiH.L
kjjl j. .1. n jm, - BummkY
-T II 11 II II I MI I .
Wolf, assault with intent
lJeff Hciifon and -Bill Mayo, sen
tenced to ono year's imprison
ment each nnd Lewis Mayo, eight
een months, counterfeiting.
W. li Jclfcrson and Tom Jeffer
son, robbery, four years each.
John Bascom, arson; four years.
Jamison' Jackson, 'arson; four
yTom Winn, robbery, five years
imam Henderson, assault
witli intent lo kill; two years.
James Hoojo, assault with in
tent to kill.
Doo Williamson, porjury; two
yenre and six months.
Georgo Freeman, introducing
and selling; eighteen months.
Moses Pavid, larconyj eighteen
David Gaff, assault with Intent
to kill; eighteen months.
J. II. Davenport, embezzlement;
Win Neighbors, larceny; thir
P.W. MoNuir, impersonating an
officer; ono year.
James Arwoo. counterfeiting.
Jnko Ilurris, robbery,
John U. Uryant, larceny.
Uluford Foreman, assault with
intent to kill.
Frank Hendricks, larceny.
J. II. Johnson, illicit distilling
John Needles, introducing and
Marion Tate, assault with intent
John Wilson, larceny.
Adam Tiger, larceny.
Sam pson Parmar, larceny .
Pierce Citv National
Oliveu Uaohv, E. X. RATcurr, II. C. Cook, W
President. A'lce-rrcsldent. Cashier.
j First National Bank, i
I VIISTIT-A., IND. TEB.
I OtTicial Report to U. S. Treasury July 18, '94,
Wii. il.tii T
Orrlrafta SS7 J7
Furniture ana flxtarrs l.SM 00
Dontle anil iiremlnma 1J.I.VJ 00
Doc front U. S. Treaenrer... Mi 50
CatbandSlght Ejchaoge.... SO.1,510 OS
Capita! atock 50,000 00
Sorplni 14.CO0 00
Undltltlrd proflte... .'. 1,1G37
Virenlatlon. ......; U.VHV0
Depoilta SUO.iii 69
Oneotberbante ?,S7q S3
llllnola Itepulillcan State Ticket.
Si'mxoriKr.D, III., July 27. The re
publican statu convention assembled
yesterday morning In tho houso of rep
resentatives and nominated the follow
ing ticket: For state treasurer, Henry
Wulff, of Chicago; for superintendent
of public instruction, Prof. S. M. En
glish, of Carllnville; for trustees of the
state university, S, A. Ilullard and
Alexander McLean vtrcre renominated
find Mrs. J. 51. Flower, of Chicago, was
elected as tho third nominee. Tho
question ot nominating a candidate for
United States senator was after an
hour's debate laid upon the table by a
voto of 1,010 to 315.
Of this statement the president of one of the
leading banks of the country writes:
H. C. Cook, Cashier, Vinita, I. T.-:
My Dear Sir: We haye received your state
ment of July 18, and beg to congratulate you on
the good showing you make. It is the strongest
bank statement that I have ever seen and I believe
there is not another bank in the United States
that could make one like it. '
CAPITAL STOCK $50,000.00.
SURPLUS MZ$2r $15,000.00.
S. Cobb, Oliver Bagby, B. F. Forlncr,
E. N. Ralclifl, M. E. Milford, W. A.
0. Hnll, W. E. Halsell, 12. B. Frayser,
II. C. Hall,
H. C. Cook.
Geo. W. Carpenter, J. M, Ititchoy,
Alien Hudson, W. T. LoCompte,
A. L. White, L. A. Chupmun,
RESPECTFULLY SOL0T YOUR BAfWINQ DU8INESS
Tho tenuro by which you hold
your lands has been showed by
experience not to bo suited to the
condition of a civilzod peoplo, a
'. few havo monopolized nearly all
ihc yuluablo land and from it's In
come are amassing fortunes. '1 hero
o.no nioaneuptji restoring to the
ofdmon neoplolthnir share of tho
jnimon proRMjj except by di
dinjj.1t jusUyvamong thorn and
Vlntr to eaclt a Utlo to his shore.
JjTuur government seems to bo con
trolled oy powcnui monopolies anu
thpao who havo or oxpoct office.
.And llm tnmnirtn nnnnln nni II vinir
J, E. Coppock.. rn nroVWtv .vhilu they aro the
Wm, Sohocii, owpors of valuable lands of which
John' D. Scott," thoy "to deprived, but which are
M&i Ih-the possession of othora. By ol
Q lbtmont we mean equal distribution
toot of Ktghth avenue north, it spread
with remarknble rnpldlty and before it
wm controlled destroyed property val
ued nt nearly 5300,000. llesidcs 20,000,
000 feet ot lumber tho gas manufaci
focturlng plant ot tho Qmuha Rail
road v?o., the round house, tool house',
sand houso and turn tables ot that
road, nearly forty freight cars,
cent, oo coat ana iron was ncteaieu.
Mr. Washburn then revived Mr. Vilas'
motion Instructing the conferees to re
cede from tho one-eighth dtlTcrentlal
on sugar and the motion was under do-
, bate at adjournment.
I The proceedings In tho houso wero
lifeless. The eonferonco report on the
fortifications bill was agreed to. tev-
somo loaded with merchandise, and the, al unimportant bills passed and at
oOlco building of the Shcvlln-Cnrpen- :50 o'clock tne house adjourned. -tor
company were burned. Tho saw $mruY.
mill, tho planing mljl, drying Um ' Wasiiinoiox, July 2S. Tho senate
and store house for molding and" pre-. heW nn interesting session yesterday
n.irlni wood, althoiiirh In the vorv on the question of agreeing to the re-
heart of tho flro district, wero sived by , quest of tho houto for another confer-
the efforts of the flrcmen, aided by! enco on the taria bill. Thechairrulod
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U lUriUllUUlf CUOIiyO 111 ttlU UttCUIIUU UJ l " ....wm... u ...uv.u.. ...a.. UI.MUH iM
tho w Ind conferees to recede from, tho one-eighth
Iteviscd figures placo tho loss of th differential ou sugar out of order. An
Sholvln-Curpentor Co, at 820,000, wltfi appeal was taken nnd a motion to lay
Insurance SICO.OUO. Tho loss to tht tho appeal on tho table was lost by a
Omaha Itallroad Co. Including cars, tio vote. This brought the senate to a
nearly StOO.OOO, covered by blanket In- direct voto on tho Washburn motion
Coat Miners .ccept a Cuiupromlse.
Daxvim, Ky., July 31. Tho men
from fourteen conl mines in Laurel
county resumed work this morning
after a strlko lasting wveral months, a
compromise having been made with
the operators. The men had hold out
for 75 cents per ton for mining rind
the operators for 05 cents, Thr men
accepted 70 cents with a reduction of
Vi)i cents on tho old scale for all
other labor at the mines.
btasdiso or Yi ik extras.
w. u rc.1 w. l. ra
Ooston M n .OB Plttnbursa .Ai S ist
llaltlmore.....MM ftUClnetniml . . . 33 y JUKI the flro aro those of
New York..... 4T at .BU St. LouI iS .43 "" u ""- "
Clevelana. .. 4t S3 .571 Cnlcago. 1! i AH
llrooklm. ... .12 13 .MO Uralivllle ...S M AS
t'MU.dlphii .SI S5 A.7whlngton...a 64 Sil
BTASDISO Or Till CLUUS.
w u ra . w u ra
Sioux City. . M S.VJ Indiana polLs. 3H 3D .Ol
Toledo- U 31 ii Grand KapltUJU At Ail
MlnncapolU 41 JJJ, Detroit 31 44 .40!
UaouuCttr.-'il M iit'jlllwaiikeo ...W 4.7 JiW
KT4M)IKQ-or THE CLODS.
w. u rai vr. t. ra
ItoekIiUtnd..4J X! M.8 Peoria M 3J Stl
St. Josepb 40 SI U.8 Jacksonville 3S Si Vit
Lincoln JS 31 tislnei Moines. 3S 47 8
Omaha 39 3 tillQulncj 3 43 81.9
JOSEPH HUWT & Co.,
VINITA, INU. TKlt.
Hardware, Implements and Machinery
Sl'ICOIAIi VIGUltCS AND dllADKS OF BUG OIKS,
SUIUtlKS AND ALL SPUING
, . . . VEHICLES
IM-Fino Lino of Groceries in Connection,.
Vinita, Indian Territory.
A comploto Block of Buildors' Material,
Cement, Limn, Lath, Doors, Windows,
Mouldings, Mixpd Paints, Wall Tupor, Etc.
Yfellow Pine Finishing Lumber and Cypress Shingles a Specialty
'PMOBS FURNI8HKD ON APPLIOA.TION.
Bffyour lands among all oi your
peqplo who aro oniitied to a Biiaro
pfn, acpording to their rights un
jleryour troaires, so that each lit.
dividual will have tho solo control.
i17voiitiul nnminanav of bis lust na rt
v':3 Mi'tHo samo. As to who may bo
i,' fmtlftlnil in Kuril nilcitinont nniltbe
railirticr in which allotment may bo
jtfiTdV wuuld be a matter of agree,
in ont botween tho members of this
QoTnmisslon and thoso appointed
bypur goverment to nogotiato
wAhilis, and we aro willing to agree
, Wtmlyolir peoplo to anything
r which innv annoar lair ami iusi
ioV'ttrtl nil your peoplo alike.-
VIWIIIII4IC0IU1IVI iUUlVUIIIIVIi o viti.u
,fl .-'.- n ls n'r 'l.l -I....
una ivurai tvoriu givus
Gentry i oi Bedalla, credit
to three fastest horses
by any ono man in the
W, Lf TROTT,
ignges own 1,'100,(KX! aorea
Ud have between eight
o million uollara to their
tnq u, S. trMury
sura n co. Losses on cars burned bo
longing to other companies will swoll
the total to upward ot 500,000. Tbi
Insurance will be about 8350,000.
The Two flentleruen Named to Act with
t'ouiiuutloiier Wright. I
Wasiiisoton-, July 27 The presi
dent last night appointed the commis
sioners to Investigate tho controvert!?!
hctucan certain railroads hud tl)eli
employes in connection with the re.
oent railroad strlko at Chlcagqand the I
weit. Tho statuta under which th
commission Is appointed directs that
tho commissioner of labor shall bo one '
of tho commissioners and that another
hlittll be appointed from tho state in
which tho controversy arose.
Tho commissioners will be Carroll D.
Wright, John 1). Kernan, of New York,
nnd Nicholas E. Worthington, ot To
t'linn oil With Kr&rf .
I'msuimo, Kan,. July 31. Wllllant
Ilamer was brought hero yeptenUy,
caiurgeu wttn torgery on the r lrsi na
tional bank ot this elty some month
ago. ltumer waived examination and
was committed to jail lu default of
f 3,000 bail.
Shut tlio Hired Mn nntl Toole I'oHon,
OaiItkaoe, S, I)., July SHve-llarry
J'VAtlivr, udqptod. son of Jamoa KeatHt
ers, of this town, accidentally shot Mad
fatally Injured his fathtr's hlrsd man,
Harry was M frlghteued at the acci
dent that im took yoUon. dy luf alwrUy
and tho interest was Intense. Mr.
Washburn's motion was lost, however!
op tho same vote, tho populists and
Senators Mill nnd Irby voting with tho
republicans. The resolution to agree
to a farther conferenco wns then
agreed to and the Bcnate adjourned un
No quorum was present In tho house
and what business that was transacted
was by unanimous rqnseqt. IVnsloij
bills wro considered at tho evening
Wabhinoto.v, July 31. Tho scuute
was not in session ou Saturday.
The houbo held a brief session and
passed a number of private bills. A
joint resolution wasadoptcd extending
appropriations to August 14, and the
heat was so sovero that an adjourn
ment was soon taken.
WAsiiisflrox, July at. The senate
yestQrday passed the bill providing for
additional court facilities for tlio In.
dlan territory. Mr. 'Allen (Neb.) in
troduced it bill to provide for tho Is-
sulne of 530,000,000 in treasury notes to
be distributed pro rata ampug tho
states "for tlio relief of tho worthy
poor." "Tho conferenco report on tho
agricultural bill was. received. Thero
ws a dlsogreement on tha 31,ooo,ooo
Russian thlstlo appropriation. Tito
aeaata insisted on tlio amendment and
Sent tho bill baclr. to tho house. The
liouw resolution extending tho apfo
prlatlous to August U waandontti
lint llttl was dono in tho havM. Mr.
Boulele.ottrd rWHUa rwwali-
H.iutu !' Valnatlona In lUnui.
Topeka, Kan., July 30. Tax Com
missioner Curtlldge, of th Kanta Fe,
has prepared a statement of tho com
rany's valuations in Kansas for ISO I,
6s approved by the state board of rail
road assessors. Tlio statement bhows
a decrease in the valuation ot all kinds
of railroad property. The aggregate
decrcaso under the valuation of ISO! In
S3U.745.83, as follows; Main track,
S100.JSO; side track, $l,W. telegraph,
537,000; buildings, $3,420; tools C?C.,
$02,1SOS1; rolling stoolc, $13,189,51. Tho
total valuation of the Snt5 Vo prop
erty in the ntnie is $20,270,031.13.
Lntiier Cliulll.a Dead.
Atckisox, Kan., July 28. Luther C
Chnlllss died here last night nt 0 o'cloclc
Mo came to Atchison in 1855, nnd
was a, member of the flrht territorial
council. Me edited the Champion
after the death of uov. John A. Martin,
and gained a wide reputation by his bit
ter light ou John J. Ingalls, that led to
tho senator's defeat,
,ttpanrs Minister Keealletl.
Washington, July 37. M. Tatono,
the Japanese minister to tho United
States, has been recalled. The recall,
It Is stated. Is due not to anything con
nected with tho present Japanoie-Co-rcan
Chinese dltllculty nor owing to
matters growls; out of recent treaty
negotiations as reported.
Solomon for Conarrea.
Vau.bv Falls, Kan., July 27. The
democratic convention for the First
congressional district held hero yester
day nominated Meury 0. Solomon for
congress by acclamation. Gov. (Hick
presented his nam? In. an culoglstia
A Orrnt Amonnt nf Property Ileatrofei
amt 'Mnnjr Lives Lost Tho TlirWliig
Town of I'bllllps Dentrojed
l'lljtht of the I'eopU.
Asnrsi), Wis., July 29. Forest fires
nro producing great suffering and loss
throughout tills vlalnty, and railroad
companies havo never beforo ex
perienced such damage from Arcs. On
tho Wisconsin Central railroad it Is im-'
possible to movo trains. Thllllps, tho
headquarters of tho John It. Davis
Lumber Co., a manufacturing town of
2,B0O, Is destroyed by flro and only a
few buildings remain standing. A dis
patch Just received from Flfleld, a
small station a few miles this sida of
Phillips, says that (100 women and chil
dren from I'hilllas aro in the woods
there without shelter. They sent a re
quest for food and supplies as the sup
ply at Flfleld is very short. The train
that startcd'froui here Inst evening was
obliged to return as tho bridges aro
totally destroyed a few miles south.
Along tlio Omaha lino (Ires aro rag
ing with terrible fierceness. Shore's
Crossing, a little village 8 miles west
of Ashland, was destroyed yesterday
afternoon, not n building remaining
standing, nntl tho homeless families
wero brought to Ashland. Tho rail
road bridges near there were destroyed,
and In tho afternoon a fast Omaha
freight and sixteen loaded cars were
entirely burned. Moth tho engineer
nnd fireman v. era Injured, nud tho
brnkemen are missing. - Loss to cars
and freight many thousand dollars.
Mason, a small town south of tho
Omaha line caught fire In the after
noon. Tho Whlto River Lumber Co.'s
mill, with 40,000,000 feet of lumber In
the yards, was destroyed, and at a
o'clock, tho latest report received hero,
says the cntlro town was threatened.
Tlio Omaha brldgo across tho Whlto
river at Mason is burned. Railroad of
ficials say tho loss at Mason Is fully
81,000,000, with 8350,000 Insurance.
A Town Annihilated.
Milwaukee. July 31. A special to
tho Wisconsin from Thllllps, Wt., says:
Three thousand people havo been mado
homeless thero by tho forest fires. Not
a bnlldlng Is left standing In the town,
and property valued at botween 51,500,
000 nnd 82,000,000 has been swept away.
All day yesterday the flames surround
ed tho village. Hundreds of men bat
tled with the flro, but without suc-
cess. Tho pine forests wero as dry as
parchment, and the flames leaped
from tteo to treo with such rapidity
that the air seemed on fire. The bak
ing soil sent up a gas that Ignited and
tho atmosphere seemed to blaze. Wheu
the flro reached tho city it swopt from
houso to house, and in an hour had
wrnppod tho entire villago in flames.
Tlio people fled to Midway where trains
wero standing and they wero Imstlly
cvuvcyed to neighboring towns.
Nothing but a few personal effects
Families aro separated; some mem
bers having been taken to one place
and others to another town, nnd it is.
impa&siblo to learn whether or not all
have escaped, xhe heaviest losses by
tho John It. Davis
Lumber Co., 8500,000, and Fayette.
bhaw, tanner, 8200,000.
A heavy loss of llfo resulted at Phlt
lips from tho flro. It Is estimated that
between flfteon and twenty-flvo per
sons were either burned to death or
drowned in tliolr eltorts to escapa from,
the flames that destroyed the town
The only refuge from tho flro va tho.
lake, and hundre.Is of people fled to
tho water to avoid death in the" flro.
In tho rush tho weaker ones fell down,
or wero carried Into the deep water
nnd terihed. Others, overcome by tho
hoot and smoke, fell In tho streets and,
wero burned to death where thoy lijy,
Tho entire northern part of the stata
is a Bea of flame. Tho country is dot
ted with the homes ql farmers and
homesteaders and, with lumber camps.
There Is noioubt that hundreds ot
these bt'Aialngs have been burned,
while tho fate of tho peoplo is in doubt.
Probably many havo lost their Bvea.
Slnurott'a Knlnoaa Work.
CmcAOO, July 3a A rccolvcr has
been appointed for tho Swltchmcn'i,
Mutual Aid association. The liabilities
aro placed at S75.000. Tbo assets con
sist of SI, 150 deposited in the superior
court, and tho rights under a bond for
500,000, given by the exctreasurer, Wil
liam A. SImsrott. Tho bill also admits
insolvency to tho acts ot tho defaulting
0iu l'lrniantoa Dead.
Dlacbarged for Not Lenvluar tho A. R. U.
Chicago Junction, 0 July 31.
About 100 men who Were employed nt
tho Baltimore' it Ohio railroad shops at
this placo uro Idle. Thoy refused to
comply with an order of tho company
to withdraw from tho American Rail
way unfon and wero discharged. Tlio
places of forty-flvo of tho men havo
been filled by non-union mon.
I'relcht and Mall Train Collide.
Columbus, Neb., July 31. Union Fn
olflo fast aiall No. 3, from the east, last
night ran Into a freight train. Tho
mail ran Into an open switch, and both
ongln'es collided, and, with their trains,
were badly wreclced. All train hands
and passengers escaped unhurt, A
tramp named George. A. Burke was
Ullled. , fJ
The llrltuniiU'Ttaata tho SatanUa.
Falmoutii, England, Julv 31 The
P11iLAr.Bi.riHA, July 23.-Gen. Au- DHUmnhvandSatanlta sailed over the
(Justus J. Pleasanton died hero yester- Asplnwnll course. 60 mllea, to-day for
day afternoon after a lingering Illness a purse of JSCO, Tho BrlUnnUiwon by
of pneumonia. Mo was born In Wash- ty. sixteen minutes.
Ington b& yearn ago and graduated from
tho United States military academy In
Do Artnoml ltenniulatet
IlAruitiHMviixK, Mo,,, July 7. T
democrats of th Sixth congrossioaal
Slt,tiUt mot in convention hero yester
ay and nominated by acclamation
unanimously Mon. David X. Do Arinond
Shopmen tutam to Work.
Chioaqo, July at. About 100 mon re
turned to Work la tho Nickel Plata
shops nt Ninety-third Street tcrdtly.
Thoy walked out during tho strlki.
Their return allows the shops torit
attrito work nt tho usutri schedule
Manchester, N. II., Imda severe storm
on Vhe 30th, several buildings belnir
struck by lightning und wrecked. At
LakuMassabcKlo, miles from the city,
the wind, developed Into a uyclows,
eighteen or twenty cottages beln de
stroyed. Fears were entertained that
some of tho pleasure boats had U
lost with tholr ocoupants.
0. 1 , ,1, .
Two deraocrttlo factions In Colorado
will hold their conventions at Denver
jn Sopteuiliw. The silver ilomooraU
will probably fu.su with the popultala
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and the "WhK Wtng"
will Join tha
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wax niwlba on Mt
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