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V). M. MARKS, Editor.
M. E. .MILFOKD, Xnnngor.
VlrUTA, Ind. Tun., A'JO. 2, 1801.
Theiik wero twonty-fivo tlious
nnd cnttlo on tlio Chicago uisuket
Monday, nnd six thousand at Kan
ens City.
If tlio appropriation to pay tho
"Old Settlers" i included in tho
Indian appropriation bill that is
now ponding in congress that will
add something Hko $800,000 to the
circulating medium among tho
The Cleveland commission to
investigate tho Dobs slriko moots
in Washington this week nnd its
work and roport will bo watched
with great Interest throughout tho
country. Somo means to settle
theso difficulties nnd prevent thoir
occurrence in tho futuro it is hoped
will bo dovised.
Tub Chorokco nation should
congratulato itself that tho umiik
cn editor of the national organ has
taken tho Koeley euro in timo to
Havo tho country. Tho supera
bundance of brains that Butler is
constantly boasting of it is hoped
will bo sufficient to keop him out
of tho gutters hereafter.
Tub forthcoming platforms of
tho Downing and national parties
in this nation will doubtless be
very interesting documents. As
traps to catch votes theso curiouB
literary productions are not as po
tent as formerly, but no political
party would think of going into a
campaign without a platform.
The Teller bill passed tho sen
nto Monday in about tho same
shapo in which it was reported.
As it now stands Vinita get3 no
court, but tho chances aro that
irhan the bill gets to tho lower
houso il will bo amended.
Sections 8 and 9 wero stricken out
by tho committeo. This was the
portion of tho bill providing for
appeal from Indian courts that
part of tho bill most objectionable
to tho Ohcrokeo delegation.
If you will listen you can
almost hear tho stillness of tho
candidates for chief on the subject
of allotment of land. They aro
not ignorant of tho necessity of
this measure but are afraid of tho
monopolists. But this stillness is
itself ominous and will bo broken
one of theso days bys a cry all
along tho lino for homeB, from a
generation of boys and girls, citi
zens of this nation, who actually
aro homeless because a few people
havo gotten in possession of all
this country under tho "land in
common" system.
Secretary IIoke Smith gave
out a very interesting decision last
week concerning tho intruders in
this nation. Jno. O. Cobb, Dr.
Moses Bell and S. II. Payne,
nllegod intruders, appsaled their
caso to the Interior department
from tho docision of the consti
tuted authorities of this nation and
tho secietary has rendered his
decision in the caso. Under treaty
obligations with tho Cherokee
nation tho Interior department
recognized tho right of the nation
to dotormine who were and who
wero not citizens of tho nation.
Will The Chieftain have any
thing to Bay in Cherokee politics
during tho coming year? Well,
wo should say that it would. The
Chieftain will take a very activo
part in tho coming campaign for
chief and will not ignoro tho
issues; il will be road by more
peoplo than all other newspapers
printed in tho Chorokee nation.
Whatever is best lor tho Cherokee
nation is best for The Chieftain,
but, The Chieftain believes that
soine changes aro necessary in our
system of government; that mo
nopoly should bo broken up and
that allotment of land -is tho way
to do it.
Last week Senator Gorman, in
denouncing President Clevoland
for his interference in tho tarifl
legislation said: "Such interfer
enco comes for tho first time in the
- history of tho country; nover since
tho declaration of independence
was such action taken by a presi
dent of tho United States." With
out entering into tho controversy
which drew these savago utter
Micei from tho lips of tho pugna
cious Marylander it may bo of in
lareat in tlio lino of historical
aoouracy to cite a precedent for
Mr. Cleveland's "interforenco"
with the American houe'o of lords.
On Saturday, August 22, 1789,
President Goorgo Washington op
penvfrd in tho eoiinte with a treaty
with tho Cherokccs, upon which
he dgirod immediate action, Mr.
Gurm ftfoui Georgia moved that
MtU b postponed till Monday.
The motion carried, nnd for onco
iu loUMNr U Jnia country was m
' Jowa , but
- lor Uf
-rwtmmairr - Frr-nnr, whi
If any ono woro, seeking for n
roason lor a dlscpntinuanco of
tho. land in common system
in this country, n better ono
could probably not bo found
than that, wo nro unnblo to
koop outsiders and intruders off
the public domain. Tho number
of peoplo that got on tho pay roll
for tho Strip payment is believed
to bo far Incxccss of tho real
number of Cherokees by blood;
indeed it is pretty universally ad
mitted that hundreds of peoplo
drew money that wero not citizen?.
It was"monoy in crJinmon," henco
the I mptation to got n sllco uf it.
Tho land is getting tho samo way,
and has been going all along. If
tho number of people recognized
ns citizens horo, who in reality nro
not, was known it would astonish
every one.
But as land becomes scarcer
elsowhero, tho prcsairo on this
country becomes moro intenso and
unbearable. It has nlready sot A
premium on intermarriag'o that
will ovontually swamp tho nation
by causing tho enactment of dis
criminating laws incompatible)
with tho Cherokeo constitution,
and wL" b will finally 6iid in the
disruption of tho country on tho
citizenship question.
According to tlio provision of tho
Strip purchase bill passed March
tho 3rd, 1893, tho nation is to pay
all tho intruders who camo into
tho country beloro August 11.1SSG,
for their improvements, and the
United Statos is to romovo them
from tho country. This will in all
probability bo carried out, but
this will leave tho bulk of intru
ders still hero with Iittlo chanco
of tho government over removing
them. This is tho greatest and
most co m pi ox question with which
tho Cherokccs will havo to deal,
and it is goncrally conceded that
tho only solution of tho mat
ter is in dividing up tho land and
holding il by individual title.
There are few intelligent people
in th's country who do not realize
that some sort of a change in tho
government of tho fivo tribes is
imperative. And down deep in
tho hearts of tho masses of the
Indians there is tho silent convic
tion that tho United States intends
to put an end to tho autonomy of
tribal government. Congress has
decided to do this, and the Dawes
commission have not como out
hero to make a failure The con
tempt which somo people endeavor
to show the commission can't
possibly result in any good to the
cause.. The government holds the
key to tho situation and has deter
mined to act in conjunction with
tho citizens hero if they will, but
if not, then congress will wind up
their tribal governments in its own
way. It is not at all certain that
the people, somo of them at least,
will not get worsted, bnt it is hard
ly possible that the United Slates
could go into so small a businoss as
robbing a defenseless people.
There could be no motive forso do
ing, thercforo it is tho part of wis
dom to make some sort of an agree
ment with the Dawes commission
and get every concession possible
There never was a time in tho
history of tho Cherokeo nation
when so many farms were boing
offered for sale. The bulk of theso
places though, it should be stated,
aro farms held by peoplo who aro
lucky enough to own moro than
one; it is tho overplus that they
nro offering. A great many people
have leased a number of farms and
are just now getting possession.
But tho reasons for wanting to soil
is generally to be found in the bo
lief that allotment is not very far
in tho future.
The Dawos commission, in part,
will bo at tho National and Down
ing general conventions-- which
assemble August 13th.
Through the press tolegraph re
ports, nowa reached hero Sunday
of tho murder of C. L. Mooro and
wife, an aced couple livinu near
Tiff City. Mo. The murdered man
was an oldor brothor to tho editor
of Our Brother in Red, and he and
his wife were well known and likou
by all. The motive of tho double
murder is not known, but robbery
is tho most plausible reason as
signed- I'hamix.
Of Lowis Holder, who was
hanged in Ft. Smith on July 25th
for a murder committed in tho tcr
ritory, tho Times says: "Holder
is tho ninotioth man that has
stepped off the old scaffold in tho
United States jail yard einco the
establishment of the United States
court at this plauo, and Georgo
Maledon,tho regular hangman,has
hung eighty-eight of them, and
prides himself upon nover having
had a hitch in any of his pro
grammes." Tho Wonklv ICnnnim filtv Ktn
addresses tho farmer as a business
man and a citizen. Doesn't toll
him how to farm, lint linw in anil
and where and when, and keeps a
viguani oyo upon ms rights as a
shippor, a producor and a tax-
nnvnr. All Mia tiAura InM An1
g'vrj mw aiu'i p. vuvi UltU
plenty of "good reading" lor tho
family. Now read in 100.000 farm
nouses. iwiiv-iwo uir mfiii.timm
- Mf.. . . . I . .
nowspapera for 25 cents. To tiny
Allft whn finrwla Hln ll'nftlrlv fltn
five yearly subscrihprs, together
wwiti.w.uw paper win v udi
aw fwmt HW
Of tho Proabytorlan Ohuroh, this
City, on tho Subjoot of tho Ito
oont Labor Trouble- Tho Onuso
Tho Antldoto.
If any nun Warn othertrlie, and coniiot
not to nholeiome wordi, tten ttaa trorila or
onr Lord Jeani (Jhrtit, and to lha dootrlua
which la according to godllneui
lis la prond, knotting nothing, bnt doting
about qncitlom and atrlfee of nsrdi, whereof
Cometh enTjr, atrlfe, railings, erll anrmlalnga,
retTtrieilUpntlnKiof mcnofcorruM mlmli,
and drilltbte of the troth, anpotlng that
galnligodllneia: I. Tim , 6i J.s.
For Uod la not the author of conrnilon, bnt
of peace. I. Cor. II: S3.
It would seem almost superflu
ous to again call attention to tho
essential bone'fits of Cluistianity on
tho world, so ofton has this truth
been impressod from our pulpits
and public platform", nnd by tho
press nnd exemplified in tho lives
of men nnd of tuitions. But it is a
fact of human nature that wo are so
corrupted and perverse that wo
continually forget and neglect the
greatest and moit evident facts
of life and morals, until wo aro
brought face to face with them by
some great and startling occur
rence. I want to direct tho thoughts of
the people into a channel that some
of us at least havo not fully fol
lowed out. It is tho idea found in
tho second part of tho text, that
"God is not tho author of confus
ion, but of poaco." And I may ns
well say hero that this lino of
thought was suggested to mo by
somo facts in connection with tho
recent difficulties between labor
and capital. I want to show that
the root of this whole matter lies
deeper than tho oppression of
workingraen by capitalists. That
is no doubt one of tho causes. It
takos scarcely a glance to see that
workingmen have just causo to
complain of their treatment at tho
hands of employers. But oven tho
secondary causes are moro than
II is just ono of tho difficulties of
our nature that wo find it easy to
select a secondary causo for ovils
and overlook tho real central causo,
tho tap-root, from which all other
causes spring up and by tho vital
ity of which they bear fruit in just
such disastrous occurrences as wo
have had in this present strike with
all its riots, lawlessness, murder
and treason, all secondary matters
growing out of the central and grea.t
evil, the neglect to recognize God's
authority and to obey His precepts;
refusal to accept His solution oi
labor problems, problems of gov
ernment nnd problems of lifo.
The psalmist tells us that "tho
fool" and only the fool "hath
said in his heart 'Thero is no
God'," and all history has shown
him who rejects Gotland Christ to
be a fool, not in that alone, but in
all his acts and decisions. We
might begin and present scriptural
incident after incident of tho de
structive results of this "practical
atheism. " In fact tho wholo his-4
tory of Israel might be divided into
periods of belief and worship of
God, periods when nothing with
stood their progress and prosperi
ty, when, led by Joshua, thoy cap
tured Jericho, drove out all their
enemies and rested in peace, and
periods of return from exile, bond
age and want to homes of peace,
freedom and plenty, when a Gid
eon went forthwith his band ol
faithful mon and conquored tho
mighty hostn of Philistia; and on
tho othor hand, periods of "practic
al atheism," rejection of the wise
counsels of God and refusal to obey
His commands. At such times it
was that tho flood came and swept
from the earth thoso who scoffed at
tho lar3 of God, those torrents as
thoy rolled thundering in their
The wicked ehall ierlah
The earth where thejr trod
Shall be laden no more
With the tcofferaofOod.
At theso periods it was that Sod
om and Gomorrah were destroyed
by a deluge of fire; that Elijah on
Carmol made that wonderful test of
powors of God and of Baal, when
at his word all those wicked priests
perished. To Ahab at that time he
Bai J "I havo not troubled Israel,
but thou and thy fathers houso, in
that yo havo forsaken tho com
mands of God, and followed Baal
im," which was no God.
It was this atheism, disobedience
to God's laws that carried Israel
awny captivo into Babylon and it
was this that gavo tho power over
Judiea into tho hands of the Ro
mans just beforo Christ came. I can
safely challenge anyone to show
any great calamity that ever camo
upon Israel that did not havo its
roots in tho soil of atheism or
more accurately of infidolity.
But leaving biblical history and
sketching briefly a fow of tho great
disastors of our own era, lot us try
to find out the truo causo of them.
Passing over tho early centuries
whoso conflicts with heathenism
were tho warfaro of God with tho
godless, wo will como to mora re
cent times and to somo of flio great-
st revolutions and worst disasters
hat th's wprld Into ever seen.
The great I'rpUetaut reformation
that Bhook tho world to its contor
and that was inaugurated and ac
companied by tho most destructive
wars nnd oruel porsocution, found
its causo in tho infidolity of tho
Roman church and clergy, and tho
crimes against humanity and mor
ality Hint wero committed wero in
spired by thoso who had Interest in
neither God nor man, except so far
as tlio interests of others advanced
their own. Tho great inquisition
in Spain in which so many Protoe
tants woro put to tho flames, Whilu
it was instituted by tho Roman
churoh, wns tnkon charge of by tho
Spanish government and rupudiat
ed by tho church, corrupt ns it wns.
Torqucnndn in tho sixtoon yoars of
his authority burnod at the sttvko
moro than 9,000 people. Of him
and Ills successors in this work our
text is a faint characterization.
But the great culmination of cru
elty and intolerance took plaou in
Paris on tho night of St. Bartholo
mew's day, Aug. 24, 1572, when
from 30,000 to 70,000 Hugenots
wero murdered at tho word of ono
corrupt, unprincipled, godless wo
man, Catherine do Medici, fearing
not God, but finding hor power en
dangered by thoso she so foully
Just immodiatoly after our own
rovolution, which was caused by
ungodly oppression, disregard of
God's laws and tho principles laid
down by Christ, onme the great
French - Rovolution, tho prime
causo of which our historians find
in tlio influenco of such mon as
Montaigne, Rabelais, Voltnirn and
Rousseau, who, dosorving groat
praise for their patronago ot learn
ing, woro yet ntheists and free
thinkers. And it is to their intel
lectual leadership that tho chief
causo "of the Rovolution is duo.
This was tlio change or loss of tho
national popular religious senti
ment. It was n great dofection
from religion touthoUm; things
went from bad to worse as the athe
ists grow in numbers and power,
the guillotine camo into frequent
use, till in 1793 the "Rign of Tor
ror"was instituted. In 1792 a nnw
era was established with Sept. 22;
'vz, as mo yoar ono. .Months wero
renamed and the weeks wero
changed from soven to tun days,
with each tenth day as a holiday.
Atheism was officially declared to
bo tho trutli and all customs wero
changed. A "goddess of reason"
was set up in tho person of a cor
rupt and licentious woman. Thus
Was introduced tho "Reign of Ter
ror," with tho desire to destroy till
vestiges of religion. Tho guillotino
did its deadly work and ovon
turned its destruction on tho lead
ers. In the nature of 'ho cao this
state of affairs could not Inst long,
nnd so in 1794 after the streets had
been deluged with blood for one
yopr. and after tho atheistic lend
ers, Dunton, Maiat and Robespi
erre had suffered tho penalty of
their utueism, this period ot tho
revolution came to an end, nnd a
mildor fonh came in with Napol
eon Bonaparto, who gradually
gained power until ho became
"monarch of all ho surveyed, "till
he overreached himself anil lost
his power. Many othor like ovbiita
in history can bo traoed directly to
atheistic influences and in fact nil
without exception, to infidelity lo
tho Christian faith, which ie prac
tically athoiam.
Wo notice nlso the anarchistic
movements that for the Inst ten
years have disturbed tho peace of
Europe and robbed so many ' -crnmonts
of their heads, carried on
by men.open defiers ol Uod, whose
main principle is that there is no
God. Our own Chicago anarchists
laid that down as thoir foundation
stone, inscribed it on their crimson
bannors, proclaimed it ns their bat
tle cry in their parade, and chanted
il over the graves of their doad.
And it was only thoir rejection of
God and law that gave them liber,
ty to perpetrato thoir crimes. San
to, tho assassin of President Car
not of Franco, is a member of an
atheist anarchist club. But wo
might enumerate inetancos and in
dividuals by tho day. My point is
proved. And in laot it scarcely
needed proof, for any thoughtful
man can hardly ignoro the fact that
all our sufferings, revolutions and
strifes arc caused by man who Iwld
ly and openly profess to ignoro
God's right to rulo.
It was of our own labor troubles
that I intended to speak, and I
think wo nro now prepared to ex
amino the onuses, not only on the
side of the strikorH.but on tho oth
er side as well. In tho first place
all oppression of tho laboring man
Is atheism of tho worst sort. Paul
BayB"Tho Iovj of money is the root
of all ovil, which while somo court
ed after, thoy have orred from tho
faith." Lovo of money more than
of God is rejection of God. Tlio
laitli of God teaches rospeot lor tho
rights of all men, the servant not
less then the lord. And in tho
words of our toxt, ho that does not
this and teaches not to do it is
proud, knowing nothing, given to
contentions and onvios ami strife.
I havo not the slightost doubt that
there is just cause of complaint in
the treatment our laborers receive
at tho hands of capitalists hkn
Georgo M. Pullman. And while I
do not know tho religious profes
sions, of Mr. Pullman. 1 do know
that bo far as ho oppresses tho poor
ho is not a Christian.
But on tho other hand, tho othov
sido is fully as much at fault for tho
sufferings, starvation, riotB, public
disturbances, inconvenionco and
loss caused by theso great strikes.
In tho first place tho lenders nro
not laboring men who toil for
dailv broad.
Kimono V Dnbs i
.Migeuo v . weus i
a u.nii w.ho owns itis own elognru
homo anu is in excellent circum
stances, spends money nt pleasure
for brjiiubrac curiam and costly
nothings, runs his own business
and Independent, hence, out of
lywpathy with sufiering of labor
irtg men, besidoa as president of
tho A. R. U. ho recolvos a good
salary for just theso very acts of
calling out poor.ignornnt, helpless
men to starvation, paid a premium
on tho starvation of tho wives and
children of Uiobo ho so falsely pro
tends to forVc; thero Would bo tho
shadow of an oxcuso fol it if tho
strikes over accomplished any
thing for tho laborors. But n man
in tho situation of Pullman is moro
than nblo nnd willing to closo his
works till hisumploycos nro forced
back at reduced wages.
Tho point 1 wish to bring out is
that, not only is it n financial gain
and n gratification of tho sclflBh
prido of tho loaders of thoso
strikes, nt tho c.xpenso, not of cap
ital but of tho laboring man, but
that tho head and shoulders of
thJB present striko, Kugeno V.
Debs, is an avowed atheist nnd n
snecinl intimate friend of Robt.
G. Ingersoll, n disciple you may
say of lios. It should bo n sug
gostivo commentary on labor
troubles to know that tho brilliant
soulless satirist of tho 19th cen
tury, who scoffs at -everything
sacred and lawful, (for God is law),
is tho high priost and idol of tho
author of tho- great A. R. U.
slrikoa; a man himself ns dovold
of undorstnnding ns of soul loading
ihti mighty hosts of labor to tho
glorious consummation of sta r va-
Hon. F.'-you know that Ingor
soll's most brilliant speeches aro
moro chaff that tho wind blows
awayjunreasoning tirades and bril
liant satires against all that is good
in man and that brings good to
man; himself reveling in tho lux
urios and liberties that Christianity
has mado possiblo for him. These
facts taken in connection witli tho
history of Israel and of Christen
dom would bo all that a candid,
consistent investigator would have
to convince him that in God alone
is tho true way of lifo. To him it
will prove Hint God Is not tho
author of confusion, but of pcaco.
Our toxt includos-injts condi
tions not only thoso who oponly
deny nnd defy God but nlso thoso
who tn'citly reject his right to rulo
in thorn, "For if any man consent
not to wholesomo words the
words of our Lord Jesus ho is
proud" and thus his prido "know
oth nothing" is involved or liable
to bo involved in question and dis
putations of words, "whereof
comelh onvy, strifn, railings, ovil
surmising, porvorso disputings of
men of.corrupt minds, destituto of
fvholrUth," making gaifT his God,
A Fow Intorostlng Itoraa From a
Busy Town.
S 31. Terry lebnlldlnganew hay barn.
Tho town la well inputted with aoda
The town la l'jr shipping hay, grain and
cattle and trade la 'inlta brlik,
J, W. Skinner la building a three room
home on hi. place a mile west of town.
The capacity of the tchoot home la being
Increaied by the erection of an addition MxM.
Minn Llna I.angley, Ella Sbepardion,
Nora Slmpaon nnd Meitra. O. 1". Wolfe and
J. W Johnion went to Vlnlta Monday to view
the show. ,
Joe Itogcra ha Jnat completed and now
oeeoileehla new drug atore untitling. Mr
Shaeklcford will ocenpy t'.e old home for the
lame purie.
Terry 'a atore and alio Joe Itogen were
broken Into one night lait week and aome
olothlng, a watch and aome tobacco
atolrn. A young man waa captnred
next day with the property la till poneiilon
and taken before the commlnloner at Vlnlta.
One of our popular young men made a
demoailratlon tome nlghta ilnce of the prop
osition that three cent! a mile waa enough
railroad fare. When he had walked back
from the point where the conductor put him
off be looked at though he wlihed he had
allowed hla frlendi to pay the balanceofthe
fare, ai they deilre.1.
A Noway Budget from our Neigh
bor on tho East.
Onr grain men bare all tbiy can handle.
Quite a number or our people took In Ibe
allow at Vlnlta Monday.
J. It Stoat went toOheaa few day alnce)
nya oropi are tpotted oat that way.
There li In contemplation the organization
or an Odd Frtlowi lodge at tbli plice toon.
J IS Ti Ice went to ytho Saturday, hat
ing b'en called thereby ti,e ilckneia of hli
We had a One rain Saturday night and
Sunday which aared lha corn Jn thla part of
the country.
from the appearance of thlngi onr people
will all aoon hare floe houiei) the cabin and
wigwam mint go.
Uncle Darld Haugherty went lo Vlnlta
Monday on legal builnm, but did not take In
tbeibow, beiayi,
-Depnly V. 8. Mkrahal Teel, of Kalrland,
arreiteil a party thought to be one of the mur
derer! of old man Moore and wife near TIB
City. Mo., Saturday lait.
-EJ Taul and big Mike went to Miami lait
week. 'Ihelrteam.heoame unmanageable, ran
away, threw them out ol the baggy, broke
illke'i note, bruited hli face badly and left
htm lay all night on the prairie.
Thaalrtk la oter, the payment li about
ore , John lloblnion'ablg humbug baa come
and gvae, wheal below bidrock, a tingle gold
ttkodard In rogue, but the tariff ttlll liengi
(Ire and lha eolona at Waildagton drink wbli.
ky, the preildent goi tithing, candldatai are
nutoeroui, the tariff barom roll In lha lap of
wealth and the people tuffer, la about the in
flation ai we lee It
IKaeii notice, of the character IndlciteO, not
arcwllng Kilty Wordi, will be Interled two
irki uuder thla heai'lng for Fitly canla.
Place lor aale. 0 iirllee norlhwett of Vlnltai
4g0 aeret, 3J6 In oulllratlon, 'J houiet,ete.,
piauty ol waleri 100 acrea Ihreihed 11 W buth
ela of wueeti all good land Kwiulre of Win.
Alpretaon plant. T U. Illuejacket. il-tin
S.ltAYKI). from Ciieltea-llrvwn hone, 0
orlujeareohl, ltnaiida high, branded i on
lift hip and a W on right hip, fortlop cut off,
ineva under (Tie aaddle A liberal reward will
be paid for Information that will lead to hli
reoarrry. C W. TooLa, Uhelata. 17-M
LOST A black achool aatcbtl containing a
teal, a Ihretiilngmaohlne account book with
three notea for (13 each, payable to U. U.
Alhey, alto a globe rtlrr. nickel plated. The
Under wilt be aultabiy rewardedi leaye at lha
Oiltllaln offlco or, addreai Jawaa Coilaa,
Vlnlta. 47 14
STUAYKI1 Oil STOI.KS-One brown mare
raute lih handa high, a or V yeara old, wire
cut on lure leg, branded D on left thigh One
brown hone mule II faaud hlgh.no branda,
tall out equare, & yeara old. One bay bone
mole a yeara old, no brandi, tail cut equare
Uberal reward for Information leading to
resorery. J T (Junter, Vlnlia, I, T. u.if
TAKK i UT-Oo J. T. Uunler'c place on
(.title l ablu orrek.vne bay hone pony H yeara
fe,,t w'Ue, ' In forehead, amall Urine
tbaq, lU llicn lou on rl.llt h j tll.":
noiei owner can Dud bone by calling on Thoi.
Lee on place aod paying charge and for thla
notice, .pj
arllAYKII One hllek tlir U...M all.
branded H on aboalder. one hind root i.ii
mane and tall watry. Two yearling lion
inuln between a black and roouia colon no
tiaHf4a Iflll tAB.Aa eTAta. . . ..a . m - I
retoro Jo ma three mllei.'notlhweit of fojljl
v. fi tvfewev, ll( i it
In 1483 tlio Xjottt was bo grcal In
Europe that wild fowl noiiRht rofiigo
In tho cities. Tho wllltlecrcnmo down
to tho villages In Bijirch ot food, and
pnclin of wolves made travel unsnfo on
tho continent. I
Tho highest wmpcrature cvor
nn!vn In London Van recorded July
' IS81, 05.fi degrert; nt Paris, 101, on
Ai(i st 20, 17(Mi nt Adelaide, Australia,
January, 1811, lllit Mourzulc, Indln,
July 10. 1873, 183.
Tlio drvest pjico In tho world Is
that nnrt ot Egypt between tho two
lower fulls ot thorNilo. Halnhns never
been known to JUU there, nnd the In
hnoltnnts do nil bcllovo trnvelors
when told that Aiatcr can fall from tho
Tho Dutch, who onco held tho su
premacy of thorns, when Holland was
the flret commercial nation ot tho
world, cxcelcd likewise In science nnd
her mariners otcr three hundred -years
ago explored thc'troplcs nud faced tho
dangers of either polo.
Tho Jewelry found recently In nn
excavation nenrbno of tho pyramids of
old Memphis, Egypt, exhibits about as
much skill In vtorklng gold nnd precious
stones ns nowcxlsts, although the arti
cles found were mata 4,300 years ago.
Tlio figures cut bnnmcthyst nnd carno
linn nro described ns cxqulslto and
anatomically correct.
Mrs. M. I'-ench-bholtlon has sailed
for London en -outo for Africa. Hor
purpose Is to oitablUh colonics In the
country on thn Tuba river, nbout six
hundred miles north of Zanzibar. Tho
population of tills region Is about forty
thottsnnd, win are hnld to bo In
dustrious, and most of them nro run
away slaves who have, received their
manumission fnpers from tho llrltish
Cast Africa Co
Now impirtant harbors on tho
North sea art projected by both Hoi
glttm nnd Ocruany. llclgium wants to
mako a large port nt Ilcyst. tho little
Ashing place toyondOstond.bcst known
ns n quiet bathing resort, nnd.ns n spot
where tho old form of viking Bhlp can
still be-seen l tho fishing vessels. Ant
werp Is up In inns nt tho idea of such a
runl. Then tlermnny proposes to de
velop Cuxhavm Into a big port of war,
feeling that since the development of
her navy sho is badly olT with only two
eucli harbors.
Although sho has been long in
communication with European nations,
Sinm is but 1 ttlo known by us to-dny,
nnd there ore no doubt many surprl&cs
In store here for tho western traveler
during the mxt decade. In natural re
sources Slau Is n rich country. Tho
rsoil is especially fertile nnd the ncre
ngo already lmler cultivation Is nmplo
o support tie entire population, (lold
Is found in tie mountnins, ami copper,
lead and tin tiavc also been mined. In
numerous localities prcolous stone,
principally tlio snpphlro, emerald, ame
thyst nnd tcpaz, nro to bo found, nnd
In somo plaass are mined by Europeans.
Two Ambltltas Itnlera Whn Tried Their
llnnda nt rictlnn.
,Some curious revolutions have recent
ly been mnde as to tho moral and men
tal characteristics of the lionnpartos;
but none of these more or less authen
tic dibdosures ot hidden motives nnd
masked hubits strikes the world with
such surprise as the discovery that
both Nnpoleon I. nnd Nnpoleon III.
tried their hands nt novel-writing.
Tlio outline of lo petit capornl's ro
mnnce was found not long ago among
a bundle of papers con (hied to his
uncle, Cnrdlnnl Kesch, before sailing
for bt. Helena. If Its existence was
known to the family, the reasons for
its suppression will ba readily under
stood, whin wo sny that it Is con
ceived In the bitterest spirit of Corslcan
hatred against France and 1'rcnchmon.
It was roughed out just on the eve of
the defense of Toulon, whero tho young
lieutenant of artillery laid tho founda
tion of his futuro fortune. Tho style is
6nid to boar some analogy to that of
Jules Verne.
The nephew's literary project was
more amMtlous. He conceived tho idea
of bolstering up tho Imperial regime by
the nld of fiction. So far as enn lie
judged frum tho scenario draughted by
Iladlngct'K own hand, tho result would
have been n work of portentous dull
ness. 31, licnolt, a worthy grocer of
I'arls, Is supposed to expatriate himself
in If 17, when Louts Philippe wns tho Idol
of the bourgeoisie. Ashe roams through
the forests and over tho prairies of
the New World, only vague echoes of
what ifigolng on in Franco readies his
cars, ji lb08 ho returns, expecting to
find Ms country groaning under
despotllm nnd utterly demoralized nnd
impoverished. Bit by bit his melan
choly ilitlclpatlons arc dissipated. Tho
marviiius reforms In every department
of poll leal and social lifo arc ono after
nnothir brought beforo his astonished
gaze, 'nd at last ho is compclcd, liico
Ilulauy, to tako up his parable and
bit ss (hat hu had started with the in-tc-ntltf
i of cursing, l'crhaps tho fun
niest feature of the wholo programme
Is th detailed enumeration ot each
Item Ji'lilch wns to lo glorified by the
romaficcr's art. Tho bald list reads
lilvc J manifesto of tho Londpu county
lluj even moro extraordinary than
tills femanatlon fro'm tho brain of a
man) whosu own life surpassed In fnn
tasUi Interest the wlldost product of
imagination Is the undoubted fact that
Nnrlilcon III. seriously contemplated
drnj.atlc authorship. Ho called to his
aKfti! tance that experienced playu right,
31. Iclmond Gondlnet, and submitted to
hlmlho outlines of a couplo of pieces,
one to be untitled "Les AlarmUtes"
nnrl'tho othor "Los Idcesde Monsieur."
Kiuli of them had n political aim, and
31r ( ondlnct, utterly rejeeting the first,
po tely offered to help In elaborating
th'f Inst on condition that tho play
sluidld ts remodeled so as toBupport
tin' opposition rather than the govern
ment. After this rebuff the Imperial
nu'lior seoms to huve dropped any ns
ptintlnns for the stage, contenting him
n't with tlio laurels tin had won bylils
cd.tlon of "Ciufar's Commentaries."
tit James Gazette.
Hail Ili-Ktti ii f Three Children.
.IlAiiTronn, Conn., July 3ft ttay
n nnd, (i; Lcroy, 7, nnd tycddla, 4, the
children of James W. (lanlon, n loao
iiintive engineer on tho Now York,
New lluvcn fc Hartford railroad, who
hive been missing alnce Thursday
tfvcnlug, when tlioy wont to batho In
Uio Connecticut river, weio found dead
,bt 0 o'clock yesterday morning In thi
rlosct Of a freight caboose standing on
a side track near tho romulliouMj, not
too feet from their homo. The little
ones hnd gone into tho closet, the door
of which oloscd with, n spring look nnd
Imprisoned them. They evidently died
bf suffocation, tlio weather being very
liot nbout that timo.
It Is proposed to establish nn Inter
national marriage bureau, with head
quarters In Hurni), for the purpose of
regulating marriages between natives
ot different countries nud so doing
nway with the unomollc and cruelties
which at present too often result from
marriages between alien.
Itomnn book were often compouid
of a number of raff of wood strung
together, with a cord passed through
holt; n tie corcvr ch block,
An fcicltlng Scene Wllnwaeil by i Weitorn
fifty feet below us, mi I step out on a
mass of rock and look down, is a bit of
valley with a Silver Btrcam runhlng
down It from n.sprlngMindcrmy fcot,
and drinking fro'm this stream nro seven
wild horses of the plains. They nro tho
renl mustangs swift, hnrdy nnd wary,
and Indlnn nnd wolf havo pursued them
In vnln. An nntolopo might run with
thorn for a couplo of miles, but not fur
ther. Tho Indians havo ponies more
fleet but not with such endurance. Let
pursuit bo attempted nnd ono of tho
mustangs, wild nnd untnmablo nnd
knowing no master, would strike n gal
lop whloli would not lag or bo broken
for fifty miles. Tho soven bolong to
tho drove of fifty wo snw two days ago
nnd wero probably separated during
tlio thunder-storm of yostcrdny. As i
watch them they turn tiwny fiom tho
stream, bite nt each other in piny, and
ono begins to food towards mo. Tho
grass Is sweet nnd green, but ho takes
n blto here nnd tlioro ns ho comes, ns if
hunger were almost satisfied, and
filially reaches n snpllng growing nl
most nt tho bao of tho ell IT and begius
to rub ngnlnst It.
Thirty feot below uio Is another jut
ting mass of rock, cnttroly bare except
for a single stunted bush. It is twenty
fcot nbovo tlio horse nud tho samo dis
tance nway. I havo hoard nothing
from tho rooks and bushes IkjIow me
'not tho snap of a twig or tlio rustle of
n branch but suddenly nn object at
tracts my eye. Fairly beneath mo a
panther creeps out of Its lair In tho
rocks, nnd moves forward. Ho looks
to tho right amtHo the left, but not up
ward. Let mo movo hand or foot nnd
his cars would catch tho sound. He
has heard the horses nnd crept out to j
Investigate. He Is a 'fair shot for me,
but the idea of firing on him doos not
occur. A he pulls himself slowly for
ward to pcr over the edgo of tho
rock his fur shines like velvet and
the play of all his muscles can bo seen.
His car? work rapidly nnd his tail
movos softly to and fro. When ho
thrusts his note over tho edge nnd gets
sight of the horse below a sort of shiver
passes over him, and for thirty seconds
tho tail Is still. He is surprised, but
ho soon rallies. His every nctlon for
tho next two minutes betrays his in
tentions. Ho measures tho distnnco of
tho lean to nn Inch. Ha hnlf rises to
feel If ho can got a good foothold on the
rock. Ho moves to tho loft to be en
tirely clear of the bush, and whon ho
sinks down again I seo that ho has
gathered his feet under him for the
spring. Tho tnil movos like the pcndti
Inn of a clock, and I hear n gritting
sound ns his sharp claws meet the sur
face of the rock.
Tho mustang stands quartering, nnd
has backed up a little to rub his neck.
Only his head is now on the far side of
the tree. Never did victim olTor n
fairer target The panther's ears nro
suddenly laid flat to hla hand, ho ut
ter a low, fierce snarl, nnd whllo I nm
watehing him with wule-opon oyes ho
disappears. He -shot olT the rock so
swiftly that my oyos could not follow
him. I did not sec him in the air, but
I saw him as he alighted on tho horse.
The force of the spring throw tho poor
nnimal down nnd rolled him over, but
he was up In a flash and the panther
on his back again. Tills time tho sav
age beast was farther forward,
and as tho horse roared up
and plunged around I saw tho panther
biting nt the base of his neck nnd tear
ing nwny at the shoulder and leg with
his hind olaws. Now I iruiscd my rllle
to shoot, but the six other mustangs
came forward with n rush. Tor thirty
seconds every animal 'seemed to be On
its hind feet and walking in a circle,
and all were snorting and neighing.
Then I noticed the panther on tho
ground and heard him whining nnd
howling1 like a dog In pain. Ho was
rolled over and kicked this wny nnd
that, but he somehow managed to got
clear of the hoofs and limped into full
view. I had my rifle ready nnd gave
him a shot that tumbled him over, nnd
the sharp report sent tho horses gal
loping out of the valley. Tho ono who
had been assailed gnlloped oil with
the rest, and so I figured that he could
not have been very severely "hurt.
lly-nnd-by I found a way down tho
cliff and inspected my prize. Ho must
have died within a few minutes had I
not shot him. Two of bis legs wero
broken, one ear bitten off, half his tall
gone, nnd he had brnkn sevarnl ribs.
He hud plainly seen the other horses
bef;rc hU spring, but he had probably
counted on their running nwny. Do
trolt Free Press.
Tretty Woman's Wjiy.
Thoy wore two wotrym, nnd they were
on tho last lap of a shopping tour on
the afternoon of Imrguln day. As they
passed out from onu of tho big dry
goods establishments the pretty woman
remarked to her companion: "When I
am on one of my shopping expeditions
I fool just as I imagine n man doeswho
taken a couple of drinks nnd goes off on
a spree. The attractions of the shops
arc too much for me. After tho first
few purchases I becorao intoxicated
through my vanity nnd love of pretty
things, and I begin to run up bills.
Horo I havo been running up hills nil
tho afternoon, nnd I guess I might ns
well wind tip nnd go to tho hairdresser
nnd have my hair fixed up." They
pasted on, and tho listener could read
ily imagine that the pretty woman'M
oxperlenoe would bcnjulto as painful ns
those of the man who hail gone on a
spree, when hor husband, provided sho
had one, nnd she was pretty enough to
have one, began to receive tho bills.
JJuiTalo Express.
Tho hospltnl-oor Is the nowoa)
thing in 'railroad enterprise. Tho ear
is divided into compartments and sup
plied with uots, stretchers, medicines
of nil sorts likoly to be noatied und tho
usual appliances of nnemergunoy relief
corps. Ono of these oars Is now In
service on tSo Now Jersey Central
railroad. It is culy a question of Umo
when suah oars, fully equipped, will bo
plaeod on nil Unas and mode avallnblo
for Immediate uso in oaso of accidents.
J,'. Y. Ledger.
Two llrurtt llrnllng ns One.
Thoy had wandered fur from tho
merry bathers, and in tho slindo of a
beetling crag, whoro tho rippling waves
spoko In soft unison with their thoughts
thoy patuod.
".My darling," ho whispered, "I trust
our engagement will bo short."
Sho looked Into his fuco with a puz
zled look In hot grout, gray pyoe."
"Of course
Her ovury word burnod Into his soul.
" you don't Imuglno I can altord
to ii ay ton dollars a day nt that hotel
and fool with long ongugumunta, do
Then It dawned upon him that tho
heart of the fin do slaole woman was
fearfully and wonderfully mado, nnd
that the mnu who understood It was
just nbout a dandy. Detroit Tribune.
Havana is a city of aso.ooo Inhabit
ants, combining tho comforts of Ameri
can cities witli somo of tho peculiari
ties of European capitals, It In only
three days' Journey from New York
nnd Is situated on porhnps tho most
fruitful Wand In tho world This lit
tlo spot of Cuba has remitted alu-o'l8'J7
tho sum of 8137,000,000- n hard quih to
mo Mrtuun trcaiur?,
Quachlta Cit, La.(
-hit. usu op
Ayer's Sarsaparilla
'Tor fully two years, I suffered from JJ
rheumatism, anil waj frequently In audi 0
a condition that I could hardly walk, o
I spent some time In Hot Springs, Ark., g
and the treatment helped mo for th o
timo being but soon tlio complaint re- o
turned and I wns as badly nDllctod as g
ever. Ayer's Sarsaparilla being rocorn- c
mended, I resolved to try It, nnd, after C
using six bottlos, I was completely g
curea." P. II. ronn, Qiiaclilta City, La- o
Over V. V. Mlllor'a hardware atoro,
vi:tTrrft., xsrs. sssst.
-R. W. W. BRYAN, -
lidos "Ot.Aiiciioni:, Ind. Tbr.
DKM'ISTUY 1'iacllccd in all Us de
tails by
Permanently Located at Vlnlta, LT,
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Olilco in new Pntton buiMlug, back
of Drs. Kortnor & Hagby. dec 8
Olilco in now. l'ntton building, up
U.MI.l, 1. 1.
Office up italra In Itaymond building. Keal-.
denee between tbe tno clinrcbea, at the Dr.
1'razm place.
I'llea and other Itectat tronblea aipeclalty.
jr I HAY.NL'S, 8 27
Vi.nita, - I. T."
Calls promptly attended to night
or day.
P M. SMITH, 10-1
Special attention Rlren Klren totrlalofiulta.
A lua) a ready to amwer yonr qaritlom and
reply to your Innulrlea.
Office In 0ra Uald'g. VINITA, 1. T.
Establislied. 1882,
J. B. & ' G. H. SPANGLE,
Chetopa, Kan.
Fine Repairing
A Specialty
tor In.llrtaMon. Jlllfaiuftrtuu
I lleftiUbs CupatlpatUn. JtI
I l'mltilon, (npilre Jlratht
j an1 all dlsnrdtra of Ifco fitomach
lart irrnUjTftrroinrtlr ltrfecti
a u ii-niun luiMiwai inrir na
I Stmr ! oblaIltra la
I application ucarcai dra eclat.
Chelsea, Ind. Ter.
Groce ries,
Three Staples, as all will
ALS(j llaiullo tlio celebrated llnln
Wsbiiii nntl have n lino lot of Ilti(r
plea, Road . AVaRons, . HiicUh and
Vehicles of ever ltcrlitlnn. Lxtm
eloe price KunrantAad. Can tunko
you money on anything in IiIb line.
AT A.J. Blackwell stand.
Did T tTtr liar mI f abla mslu tttw ml ! Ut
4icU0nf Tliaamt ratdaliftaa fattlt, tt total) tt tea nail
i hi Hi MafMsi m OTaamtbUl " U luU tfea
ah auviaar ! IUt atr not Mad tfca 4anuaiai&l
M ui avafHewr jfapajt wnua pua wi m (iuwa)
43 sold in '88
2,288 sold In '89
6.2GQ sold In '90
20,049 cold in '9
bs tew In '02
A Steal Windmill and Ctt
lower emery a minute
CTThoeo (lgurea tall Mva
8vorB;oina, avfcnneirHi
teal Aermotor. What!
polnSf aivtrlnaHlnfi
Aermotor. Whrf
onA kos others follow.
nd yf Tuk tit CountntV
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lutinun U.ld.i l.uiMN Ifcu
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