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Cantonese Authorities Set a Price Priceon
I Ion
on the Heads of Foreigners ForeignersA
A Story of Diplomatic JfORotlatlonii NegotlntlonllDetncell
> Between the Celentlnl Empire und anilthe nnl1tbe
the Government of the United UnitedStatcM JnltedSCnCel
S StatcM SCnCel StuteMTilo The Clnlmn of Americans Americanstor AnlcrlcunlOtor
tor Property Unrned In 1S5O ISUThe
The Chinese indemnity which flls fls manpages manrages man >
pages of the the diplomatic diplomatc history histor of the Unt UniUed Untcted
Ued ted States is interesting interestng In a degree in the thelight theUght
light of late developments dvelopment in the East EastOn East EastOn
On the te night of December 14 1 1S56 1S5 tLe tLeforeign to toforoign
foreign factories factori at Carton Caco were wer burntd burnedand burntdnnd burntdand
and foreigners were compelled compeJed to flee fe fl tte ttecity tteciy
city ciy and on the 13th day of the nest mon h hall hal
all al foreigners were forced fore to abandon abandonWhampoa abandonVhampoa
I Ilegel
Whampoa the te port of Canton Cantn It I was al alloged a
loged legel that these outbreaks were the icsiit icsiitof les iesiitof lt ltof
of the hostilities hotttes between China and Grtat GrtatTJrkaln Gtatriain
TJrkaln riain growing out of o the controversy controversyconcerning contrverJ contrverJconerning
concerning conerning the lorcha lorcha arrow arrw a a controversy controversyhIch cntovery cntoveryhlch
> wbIch hIch it I is alleged aJegcd Inflamed Infame the feaiings feaiingsittl feillngs feillngsfQ feslngscf
ittl fQ cf the te Chinese Chinee against all al foreign foreig residents residentst re3ldcntsThe I It
t The destruction dcstucton of the foreign settle settleiments sete setements
iments ments at Canton Cnton though apparently the act tctiof LCtlof
iof incendiaries was wa reported to t have ben benarranged b n nrange
arranged range by the te authorities authorite at Canton Cnton who whoTmade whoTmade
Tmade co C distinction distncton between betwen enemies and andjncutrals ad adoutlS andneutrals
jncutrals outlS neutrals President Preslden Pierce in a a message meisageto meHigeto
to Congress Conres on this tis subject subject said sid Tee Teeraubsequent Tlc TlcBub2equent
raubsequent proceedings prcedng of the th Canton Gov Government Government
ernment in ottering oiering rewards for to the te heads headsof tead teadof
of all al foreigners Indiscriminately Indlsrlmlnutel were wee to tofgether
fgether gether ether with the preceding acts of injury injuryGovernment inuy inuynldered injUYconsIdered
consIdered nldered as maing making te the prvlclal provincial gay govermct
ermct eminent and consequenty consequently te the Impeial ImpeialGoerment Imperial
Government Goerment responsible to the te fulest ex exii oxtent
4ent tent
ii American Americn citizens clzens having thus been cb cbliged
liged to leave lcve Canton and Whampoa Whap to t save saveTthe I Ihelr
heir les lives trm from the Indicriminate indiscriminate fury ot 01 r i ithe
Tthe the populace supported suppred by the theauthoIUe authorities authoritiesJclalms autholtieSI I
Jclalms caim claims for their teir losses loses In consequence consquence cf cfUhe c Cl I
Uhe < he destruction lestrucUon of their property propety and the theInterruption thenterrupUon tb tbiaterruptIon i
Interruption nterrupUon of their business were r ire re referred referred ¬
ferred by b the United Unied States against aglcit China ChinaNegotiation Chinaes
flieae es claims were ere made the rbjet subject ot ot4egoUaUon o oegotIaUon I
Negotiation 4egoUaUon egotIaUon by William Wllm B Reed in 1S5S 1S5SIn lSS
1 4 In the te negotiation negotaton of his treaty of amly amly9nd amlyn am1 r
9nd ad commerce with China Chln In that year yer te teEndeavored te tendeavore L i
Endeavored n ndeavore ndeayored to secure scure the insertion inserton of in 0 n nrtce I
Article srticIe In relation relaton to claims caims The Chnee Chneeplenipotentiaries Chne e e4lenlptenUares
4lenlptenUares plenipotentiaries rtce refused refuse to admit it i atd atde a at d de I
heubsequentIy e JubseuenUy subsequently proposed propoe an arrange arrngeDlnt arrngeDlntlieebY arrangeatal mnt mntSbereby I
Sbereby wbeeby lieebY the claims caims might b ba gradually gaualy liq liquidated lq lquIdae ¬
uidated uIdae without any ay open ackcowledgement ackcowledgementof acktoledgement acktoledgementof t
of imperial Imprial liability labity This Thi end nd was W to te teaccomplished teacomplshe ti tiaccomplished a
accomplished acomplshe by donating donat ng a certain prop propJr propJrton r rtlon
tlon ton of the duties dute collected coleted on Americn Americngoods Americngoos I L
goods goos and bottoms bUoms at three treaty por porto s sto sto S 1
to the te payment p3fent of the America c cams ca a ms msTo insTo
To this thi proposal propsl the Chinese plenipoten plenipotentiaries plEnipotentaries ¬
tiaries taries assented asenltd and it was agred Ly Lymeans lymcan t ir
means of an exchange excange of votes that a fund fundof fundof fun I I
of 600600 60eOO taes or 0 about t810O 8 SIOOOO 10000 should shouldbe shouldb shoubbe I
be b raised rlse in this manner mannerMoore mannerIoore
Moore < In his work on International InternationalArbitrations Interatnal InteratnalArbiratons 1 I
Arbitrations Arbiratons points point out that in tbU tbUagreement thhagreement thi 3
agreement there tere were certain elements ot otinconvenience otIconvenienc o oinconvenience f C
inconvenience Iconvenienc and ao uncertainty It was wa pro provided pr prvide proa ¬
vided vide that tat in the te adjudication adjudicton of c alma almaand atmsad atm atmand a j
and ad especially pecialy of those toe at Canton Caton the Cal Calnese C1nese
nese Government should be repres repre represnteI nteJ nt by byan byan b ban y j
an oflicor ofcor appointed appointe to act for it itTerms It itTerms
Terms Terlul of Agreement reJlcnt Obncure ObncureThis ObNcurcThis
This provision was thought to t involve involvedelay tavolvdelay 0 I Idelay
delay if I nothing more moreBesides moreBesides i iBesides
Besides no apportionment was made be between beween beiween ¬
tween ween tire ti three treaty ports of the pro proportions proportons ¬
portions portons of duties dutes to be reserved resered in them themnor themnor I
nor was any specification speifcaton made of the thetime thetme th e
time tme at which the agreement was to take takeeffect takeefect tak 0
effect efect except the contingent conUrjgect one of the therestoration therestoraton th the e
restoration restoraton of business at Canton These Thesefeatures Thesfeatures e 5 I
features of the agreement ageement caused cuse Mr MrReed M MRecd Ir IrReed
Reed to desire its modification modifcton He wish wished ¬
ed el to make It I more precise In its Is terms termsasjyoll termsqS 5 5
asjyoll qS Y as I a to give it I the solemnity of ofn a acbnvjMfioijarform 1
cbnvjMfioijarform dnntIonal n nUonal for form On November love ber 8 1SE8 1SE8tfieTeroTrelfe IStiteiefore I 1 1tlee
tfieTeroTrelfe tlee teiefore e 1c 1ie signed at Shanghai a con convention cn ¬ I ITenton
vention Tenton by which WhIC h though thO ugh he accepted 500 5O
000 00 taels or 573523837 7323897 In settlement settement of ofthe ofthe c cthe If f
the claims caims he obtained an exact appor apportionment apportonment apporif ¬
tionment tonment of the fund funl among the ports of ofCanton ofCanton if f
Canton Canton Shanghai and Foochoo Fohoo together togetherontures togetherIt togctht togcthtwith 1 r
with It a a provision for the Jssulncc isauance of det
oItures ontures by b the collectors colectors of customs on onthe onthe a athe 0 i
the first frst day of the next net Chinese year yearThe yearThe
The distribution distributon of the fund was wa com committed cm cmmited I ¬
mitted mited to a board bard of o two commissioners commissionersfrom commlssionpr 3
from whose decision an appeal was allow allowed alow alowed r ¬
ed to the American Minister to China As Ascommissioners Ascommissioners s
commissioners the tJe President appointed appointedCharles appointedCharles d 1
Charles W Bradley Drdley United States Consul Consulat Cons Consat il 1
at llng Mlngpo and Oliver Olver E Roberts a for former former foiiner ¬
mer United Unied States Sttes Consul at Hongkong HongkongAccording Hongkong HongkongAccording
According to the designation desigaton of time timemade tme tmemade tia Ic e
made by John E Ward the American AmericanMinister Americ in n nMinister a
Minister to China China the commissioners cmmissioners met metat mett m tt t
at t Macao November IS 1S 18E9 9 They Te caused causeda causeda cause fl 3
a a notice notce of their meeting meetng to be b published publishedIn publshed publshedIn d j
In the China Mall Ial of Hongkong and andordered andordered at atordered fl j
ordered all claims to be filed fed before De December December Th Thcember ¬
cember 15 1859 189 They concluded their theirlabors theirlabors the in intt r
labors January 13 I860 The Te total amount amountof amountof amoux amouxof tt t
of the claims presented was 15351113 15351113and 153113 l535111and
and the amount allowed alowed was 4S91S795 4S91S795there 4591895 4591895there
there being a surplus left lef after afer paying the theawards theawards tt I e eawards
awards of nearly 250000 250000When 250000When 60OOOWhen
When it had been ascertained that a asurplus asurplus a asurplus
surplus would remain the return of the
money was proposed Iroposed out China refusei refuseittccept efused to toirecept
ttccept tcept It I In his annual message of 1860
President Preident Buchanan suggested sU gestet that as the theremainder theremander ther
remainder remander r thainder of the fund would oull in equity equiy be ¬
long to that Government Governmtnt It I should be beappropriated beapjiroprlated
appropriated a oprlated to some benevolent object In Inwhich
which the Chinese were specially specialy inter interested Interest InterPresident ¬
ested estedPresident est d dPresient
President Presient Lincoln in his first frt annual annualmessage annualmessge annualmessage
message messge repeated repeate this t1s suggestion suggeUon but nd ld
ded that if i it I should shoul not be adopted adopte the themoney themoney themoney
money might be Invested as a fund funl for
the satisfaction stsfacton of claims caims against aglnst China Chinawhich Chinawhich
which hlc might arise In the future
In 18G3 18G Mr tr Burllnamo Durlnme proposed propose that the themoney
money ioney should shoul be used U5e for the establish establishment etblsh etblshment establishmeat ¬
ment of an educational euctonal Institution Insttuton at Pe
kin No action cton however was taken tken by
Congress on the te subject and aOI in 1S67 156 ISO the themoney themoney themoney
money was wa ordered orere to be b remitted remited to the
United States This was done and the themoney te temoney themoney
money was duly invested Inveted Finally Flnal by an anact ant annat
act t of March 3 18S5 188 Congress Cngess directed directe the
Secretary Secretar of State Stte after afer deducting deuctng the te sum sumof sumat sumof
of 130000 which was to be paid to the theexecutors theexecutor theexecutors
executors executor of Charles E Hill HU in satisfaction satisfactionof satsfacton satsfactonof
of his claim caim against aglnst the Chinese Chinee Govern Government Goer Government
ment for the use and loss of his hlssteame steamer
the Keorgeor to turn tur over the remainder remainderof
of the fund together with wih the increment
derived from frm its is investment inesment to China China
In accordance with wih this direction directon the
Secretary Seretr of State Stte on April Apri 24 1SS5 188 paid pld
to the Chinese Minister lnbtcr at Washington Washigton the
sum of 45340090 In acknowledging acknowleglnl lie
receipt of the money the te Chinese Chines Minis ¬
ter said saidThe sId saidThe lnls
The Te sIdTe generous return of the balance of
the Indemnity fund tunl by the te United Unied States Statescannot Statescnnot Statescannot
cannot cnnot fail to elicit fedings of o kindness kindnessnd klndnC3 klndnC3and kindnessand
and nd admiration admlrton on the r fSrt rart rt of the Govern Government Government Governmeat ¬
ment of China toward that of the United
States and thus the friendly frendly relations relatons so
long existing existng between btweW the two countries countrieswill countrieswill
will 1 be strengthened strengthenedThe strengthene strengthenedThe
The Cnldern Claim ClaimOne ClaimOne ClaimOne
One of the famous cases cSC involving the theliability tbolabity I Iliability
liability labity of the Chinese Government for forinjuries forinjuries
injuries Injurie done to foreigners was that of ofthe atthe ol olthe
the Caldera a Chilean Chiean bark commanded commandedby I Iby
by Matthew athew Rooney an American Americn which whichBailed whichsaie I Isailed
Bailed saie from Hongkong for Sa Sar San Francisco FranciscoOctober Frncsco FrncscoOctober I IOctober
October 5 1S54 On the
7th of the same samemonth samemonth somemonth
month the bark
having encountered
te a ty ¬
phoon was compelled compeled to put Into Int a bay
near Koclan about seventy miles mie south southwest southwest southWest ¬
west of Hongkong and within the juris ¬
diction dicton of China Here she was pillaged I
by Lyfour byfour four successive succesive bands band of pirates one of ofwhich otwhich 01 r rwhich
which consisted of a 1 large fleet of pirati piratical pirt piratical ¬
cal cl Junks which took away away the cargo crgo of 01 r
the Caldera Calder The bark and a i large part of ci r
the thecargo cargo crgo was insured by Aracrican Arerlcn under underwriters underwrters underwriters ¬
writers wrters Other parts pars of the cargo crgo belong ¬
ing to Messrs essr Alvord Co American Americanmerchants Americn Americnmerchants I Imerchants
merchants at Canton and
Cnton Matthew Mattew Roo R ¬
ney ne nebr y were not Insured Icured The case cse was wasbrought wasought
brought br ought to the attention atenton of the Chinese Chineseauthorities ChineseIuthortes Chinesethorities
authorities Iuthortes au aus auth thorities and ad through thrugh their ther exertions eertons a aemail 0gmal amall
email gmal s auw part par of the cargo crg was wa recovered recoveredwhile reovered reoveredwhUe recoveredhile
while w hile some of the te dwellings dwelngl and Junks of ofthe ofthe ofe
the th e pirates were destryed destroyed The Te Chinese Chineseauthorities Chines
authorities authorites a aa decllnearhowever deelnea1wever to entertain entertaina entertainnclalm entertainclaim
a nclalm claim by the AmeJ AnetzUtunderwriter5 anJinderwrlters nderrIer for forreparation forreparatln forparation
reparation reparatln re rea paration for the destruction dercton of the bark barkand barkand barknd
and a nd for unrecovered unrecverd portions prtons of the cargo cargoand crgo crgoand cargond
and and a nd Mr McLane lcLne the th American AmerCn Commis Commissioner Commissioner ¬
s sioner st stS oner to China accepted ed their teir view vie The TheState TheState Thetate
State S tate Department Department Instructed Mr tr Parker ParkerMr ParlterIr Parkerr
Mr M Ir r McLanoe lcLnes successor succ to t demand in indemnity Indemnlty inemnity ¬
demnity d on the groimdSthat go that the case caseth casetholved In Involved Involed ¬
volved v vm by aggravated ngravated wrong though tough It Itmight I itight
r might m ight not come within the express expres provi provision prvi prvision provii ¬
sion si sitr i of the treaty between the te two coca countries con contries cocaies ¬
trS tries tr ies Subsequently SUbequenty the Department Departent of ofState orState oftate
State S tate maintained maintined that the te treaty had hld been beenviolated beenviolated beeniolated
violated v By article artcle 27 27 of the te treaty teaty of of1S44 or18H
1S44 1 1o 844 It i was provided that if i any vessel vesselof ve seJ seJof
of o f the te United States Sttes should be wrecked wreckedor recked reckedor
or o r stranded stranled on the coast of China Chna and be besubjected besubjected beubjected
subjected s to plunder or other damage the theproper thE
proper p officers ofcers of the Government on re receiving receiving ¬
ceiving c information informaton of the te fact will wl imme immediately ImmeIUtely ¬
da diately d adopt measures measur for their relief reliefand relef relefand
and a nd security scuriy It I was 3 alleged Ieged that this thisengagement thisenggement
engagement enggement e was wholly wholy disregarded disregrded by
the t he Chinese Government In the present presentcase prsent prsentce
case ce C ase that the local l c1 tl authorities authorites participat participated partcipt partcipte ¬
ed e e d In or connived connlvtd at the acts act of plunder plunderand plunderand plundernd
and a nd that the te higher authorities authories took no nomeasures nomeasures
mw measures m easures of of relief rele and security There Therewas Tert Tert1a5
was 1a5 w as aleo another stipulation ttpulaton of the te treaty treatywhich teaty teatywhich
which w hich was invoked by the United Unied States StatesArticle Sttes SttesArtcle Statesrticle
Article Artcle A rticle 26 provided prvldell as a follows followsIf folows folowsI
If I the merchant merant vessels of the United Unied
States Stte S tates while whie within wihin the wafers waer over which whIc
td the t he Chinese Government Govrnment exercises ions Jurs ¬
diction dicton d iction be b plundered by robbers rbbr or r r pirates pirtes
then t the Chinese local authorities authoriUe civil civiland cvi
and a nd military mitary on receiving information informationthereof
thereof theref t will wf arrest the said sad robbers robbrs or orpirates orpirates
pirates p irates and punish them according accring to law lawand Jawnnd
and a ab nd will wU cause cus all al the property propery which can canbe cn cnbe cane
be b e recovered to be bplace placed in the bands bandsof handsof bandsf
of o f the nearest Consul or other officer ofcer of ofthe ofthe ofhe
the t tt he United Unied States Sttes to be b by him restored restoredto restoredto
to t o the true owner ownr But If by reason rcEon of ofthe ofthe
the t he extent of territory terior and anl numerous numerus pop population ¬
Jp Jpulaton
ulation ulaton ui u of China it should happen that thatn
In i n any case cst the robbers robbrs cannot cnnot be appre ¬
hended h eaded or the property only In part art r re recovered recovered reovered ¬
covered c then the law will wl take Its is course coursein toursein
in I n regard rgrd to the local lol authorities authoriie but the
Chinese Chinee Government Governm it t will wi not make in indemnity indemniy inemnity ¬
demnity demniy d emnity for the goods gO lost lostThe lost lostThe
The Te United Unied States Stte admitted admitte that under underthis underthis underhis
this t his article arice the Chinese C lnese Government Governmentmight Governmentmight Governmentmight
might discharge disharge Itself Iel of the obligation obligationof oblgation oblgationof
of o f indemnity Indemniy by showing that the robbers robberscould robherscould robbarscould
could not be known to be apprehended apprehendedor apprc ended endedor
or o r that the property propery could only be in pan panrecovered par parrecoverd
recovered recoverd r But attention aUenton was called Cled to
the t he fact that tht In the case of the Caldera Calderathe C31der
the te claimant alleged aHele that the property propertyplundered prortyplundered
plundered p was ws notoriously visible and ac accessible ac acessible ¬
cessible cesible c to the local locl authorities authorites that the thelatter tbelater theatter
latter later l participated partcIpated In the plunder that thattbo thatthe thathe
the t he robbers robbr were known as a such to the thelocal thelocal theocal
local l ocal and ad general authorities authorite and that the tbepirates thepirtes thepirates
pirates pirtes concerned concered In It I were wer shortly after afterward 3fr 3frw afterward
ward w with wih full ful knowledge knowlege taken Into let the theserice theEC5jCe
serice service of the Imperial Government Goerment
CommlNMloiierK Divided DividedIn Dhlhd DhlhdIn DlvielrdIn
In due course cure a claim was wa made before beforethe betoretbe beforethe
the Board Darl of Commissioners Combsioner by the Amer AmeriC Arnerlean I
lean iC authorities authortes and by Messrs Iessr Alvord AlvordCo AlvordC AlvordCo
Co C and Matthew athew Rooney Rony The Coaimls Comlssloners Commissionera
sloners differed dHerel in opinion on the claim claimMr caim caim3r claimMr
Mr 3r Bradley Drdley holding holdng that it I should be re rejeted reected
jected jeted j ected while whie Mr rRobert Roberts maintained maIntine that thatit thatit thatit
it should be allowed alowc in part pat Mr Ir Bradley Drdley Drdleyarged Bradleyargued
argued arged that tht thercase tht tlr Cs csg was a a simple one of ofpiracy ofpiracy ofpiracy
piracy on the High 111 seas seas and that tat even evenasumIng evenassuming
assuming asumIng that tbe th thbihrase jphrase prse merchant merhant yes vessels ve yeseels ¬
eels of the United Slates Sltes would cover a aChilean 1 a aChilean
Chilean Chle1 vessel vesl carrying crrylng a cargo crgo belonging belongng belong1nto
to citizens ctens of the United Unied States Sttes the Chi Chlnese Chinese Chinese
nese Government GovernDent bad ha completely dis discharged discharged discharged ¬
charged its is obligations oblgttons under the treaty
He maintained maintaine that the Chinese Govern Government Go n nment
ment had been bec iUgent uiligent in its It efforts etorts to todetect todetect tc tcdetect I
detect acd a1d punish puntththe the pirates pirate that the tbealleged thealeged thealleged
alleged aleged complicity complc of o one or more national nationalofficers natoal natoalomcer i iofficers
officers in the pl terlng of the bark
omcer plundering i was wasneither wasneiher vm I
neither neiher proved nor nor shown show to t be b fairly fairlypresumptive flrl flrlpresumptve fainI3presumptive r
presumptive presumptve and andthat that tJt there tere was W no legal legl I Ievidence
I evidence that the pirate fleet
feet was wa united unitedwith unitedth I Iwitb
I with th the Imperial forces forcesIt toces forcesIt
It I was well wel known said sid Mr r Bradley Drdlcy
that piracy was and had been ben from time CmiImmemorial
tme tmeimmemorIal
immemorial th U normal noral condition conliion of all al the tb tbEastern
Eastern Ester seas ses The character crater of the te south southcrn sout smithera
era shores of China with their countless countlessislands countlestislands
countess countessIslands
islands and Inlets Inlet their teir intricate Intrcte passages psages psagesand passagesand
and obscure harbors hlbor rendered that quarter quartera
a favorite facrie resort re ortfor for piratical piratcal outlaws outaws and andmade ant I Imade
made their extirpation extrpaton a work of no coin c coinlOOn
mon difficulty difculy while bJle the extreme poverty povertyof poertyof povcrt povcrtof
of the lower classes cla and their teir habits habit ot oraquatc o oaquatic
aquatic life greatly gr tIy promoted the ¬
aquatc ry prmote perpet perpetuation perpt perptuaton perpetcation
uation uaton of the gangs g gs But it I by no means meansfollowed mens mensfolowe meanfollowed
followed folowe that thatCiilna Caina was a piratical piratcl or orsemipiratical oreemiplrUc31 01 01aemipiratical
semipiratical eemiplrUc31 state ste By ner legislation legislationshe leglslton leglsltonsbe legisiatiorshe
she had treatedj treat treateiClHy > iracy to as a capital cpitl offence ofence ofenceund oencl S Sand
und every year hundreds of freebooters
ever ez undes freeboters freeboterssuiere 5 5suffered
suffered suiere the death d ath penalty in the southern souther 1 1provinces
provinces proinces Mr Ir Bradley Brdley applied appled to the theCaldera theClder thi a aCaldera
Caldera Clder case cse the argument arument employed employe by b bMr
Mr Ir Webster Wbter IirtheMcLeod 1 itrthe UII McLeod lcL case cse Mr Ir
Webster Veller while whl denying cnig any delinquency delinquencya delnquency delnquencyon
on ° the part prt of fhei pnied United States Sttes In sup suppressing suppressing
pressing disorder disorder tt along the Canadian Canadia I Iborder
border brder argued argue that because bcuse of the te extent extentof t tof
of frontier fronter to be guarded garded Irregularitrtvs lrregu1rt lrregu1rtlolencE irregulanitrviolences
violences lolencE and conflicts confict would some sometimes some sometimes ¬
times tmes occur Ocur equally Cualy against the will wi of ofboth o I Iboth
both Governments Goerments but such things thing would I
be more likely lkely to happen in regard regrd to the th
United Unied States Sttes because becuse of its Is anstenance aDstenace abstenancfrom
from maintaining large standing stnding armies In Intime Intme It S Stime
time tme of peace pace and that tat all al that could be beexpected beexpected b C Cexpected
expected from either Government Goverment jvaa jvaagood ava as asgood S Sgood
good faith a sincere desire to preserve p
peace Ieace ana and do Justice justce the use of all proper propermeans prper prpermeans prope C
I means of prevention preenton arid if I measures meures of ofprevention ofpreenton a aprevention Cf f
prevention preenton should fail fal the punishment of ofthe ofthe o I
the offender offenderMr ofender ofenderfr
Mr fr Roberts RO 1l presented prete a a report that the theclaim theclaim th e
claim should be paid That Tat report repor waa waaadopted W Wadopted wa thS S
adopted by byMr Mr Ward d the te American Min 3ln Mm ¬
ister and In the course coure of time tme the te under underwriters un underwriters er erwrier ¬
writers wrier were awarded awnrde 4754262 475262 Alvord AlvordCo Alvor AltandCo
Co 7023 7G2352 32 2 and Rooney 3040 The Theclaimants Theclaimant Th Thclaimants
claimants claimant were dissatisfied dIsstlfd with wih the award awardand awardand awani
and Congress Congres by an act of June 9 1S7S 1S7Sreferred 1875 1875reerre 1Sireferred
referred reerre the case cse to the Court of Claims ClaimsThat ClaimsTat ClaimsThat
That Tat tribunal tibunal rendered rendere a 1 decision decslon in favor favorof favorof r rof
of the claimants calmants and on May Iay 7 1SS1 the theSecretary theSecretary tb e
Secretary of State Stte paid pid to the te claimants claimantsthe cimant 8
the sum um of 11307711 11307711Another 13071
Another Interesting Interestng claim against aglnst China Chinawas Chinawas Chin Chinwas a
was the theXott Nott claim On October 16 1857 1857Nott 187 187Xott 1S5 r
Nott Co American Americn merchants merchantJ at Hong ¬
kong shipped four boxes of specie spece valued valuedat value i
at 1 1619760 I197G 197CO on board b3rd the British Brtsh schooner schoonerXera 5chooerNera
Xera Ner at that port port The Te schooner schoner sailed sal d on onthe onthe a athe a
the afternoon alernoon of October 17 and during tbe tbeevening tbeeening th 0
evening venng while she he was lying at anchor a ashort
short distance distnce from the limits lmis of the bar Larbor harbr
bar br 3vo ye Chinese came cme alongside and re requested request re t tquestd ¬
quested quest d passage passge to Foochoo At about 21 21oclock 1 1oclock
oclock ocock at night these thee supposed suppose passengers passengersassisted passenger 5 5assisted
assisted by some Chinese Chlne members member of the thecrew thf tb e ecrew
crew took possession of the vessel vesel and andmurdered anamurdered an 0 0murdered
murdered the captain and some of the sea seamen Sl se semen
men and seized the treasury 1cslry on board boardThey bor I IThey
They then escaped esca ed to the mainland near nearMIrs nearIrs ne ir irMirs
MIrs Irs Bay The he claim caim was wa paid In 1869 1S69NEW 1869NW 1869NEW
Natives Who Vlo Sacrifice Sncrl ce Children Chlllren to toTlielr toTheir I 0 0Their
Their Various Yrrlonl Idolw IdolwBALTIMORE Jdoil 1loIiBALTIMORE
BALTIMORE DALT mRE June IS ISThe The Rev Dr DrJohn DrJohn D r rJohn
John G Paton preached prenche yesterday yesterdy morn morning mor a aing ¬
ing at Brown Memorial Memoria Church Church Dr Pa Paton P3ton P 1 1ton
ton Is a missionary mltslonar to the New Hebrides Hebridesand Hebrde Hebrdeand Hebrid e eand
and Is In this country countr endeavoring end avorlng to ob obtain ohtaln o b btam ¬
tain tam additional additonal funds for the te work he has hasbeen hs hsbeen Is as asbeen
been doing in the South Sout Sea Islands Islads for forfortytwo forfortytwo I or orfortytwo
i fortytwo years yearsHe year yearsHe
He is of venerable appearance having havingsilver havingsHvcr bavii ig igsilver
silver beard and hair He described decribed to t the thecongregation te tecongregton t he hecongregation
congregation congregton his lifes lfes work and how as a a aresult aresult aresult i
result of earnest effort efort on the j Iar tart > art of mis missionaries missionaries ml Is Issionanles ¬
sionaries ISOC 18000 Jatns natives nativ s had Tecome ecozne con converted convrted co a averted ¬
verted vrted to the Christian Chrstan faith fait He pictured picturedthe picturedthe pictur ed edthe I
the sufferings 6uterlng and anel hardships endured by bythe bythe bythe
the missionaries and told how the te cannibal cannibalnatives cannibalnatves cannit tal talnatives 1
natives natves had ha murdered murleed at least Jeatsl six of them themOthers tem temOters the in inOthers
Others Oters died from disease diseaseThe dlse4c dlse4cThe diseaseThe
The missionary missonar exhibited lxhlbled some of the theIdols te teIdols t he heidols >
Idols of the heathen heathep and related related that tat It Itwas Itwas itwas t
was customary cutomar forihe forj c natives natves to sacrifice sacrificeyoung sacrice sacriceyoung sacrill ce ceyoung
young children chldtn to the Idols In the te hope hope of ofaverting ofavertng ofaverting t
averting avertng their warth warh He also showed the thefinger thelngr t he hefinger
finger lngr nails nals of a dead native natc to which the t he
living were ere in the th ftablt lablt of praying Irylng be believing belevIng t e eIieving ¬
lieving levIng that tat through tbroughtese these finger fngernais nails the thespirit th he hespirit 3
spirit of the dead was wa reached
C CASTO A S TO R I IA A FDrlflfaatsand rDrlfatandC Chite Chitepie dIBea tho d
pie Kind Kid You HavaAIways Bought Sigo
A Monument to the Men Slain by bythe bfthe bythe
the Creeks CreeksThe Creeks CreeksThe Creekshe
The T he Graven Grovel of Andrew Anlrev Jaclcaonx JaclcaonxSoldiers Jaekonl JaekonlSo1dler JacksonsSoldiers
Soldiers Unmarked Save by a Few FewUndc FevUUlle FewItutic
Undc Stones nnd in DunKer DnnJer of ofi ofOhlteratnPlan ofOblitrrntiunPlan
OhlteratnPlan OblitrrntiunPlan i of the D A AII AI Ait
II I for the Itemoval of the hones IlonctfThe Donel DonelThe honesThe
The American Amercn soldiers who fell In the thebattle thebatte theattle
battle batte b attle of Talladega Taladega He In one grave with withinly wih wihnly withaly
n inly nly a a few rude stones to mark their teir rest resting rst rsting restng ¬
ing i ng place place The Andrew Jackson Jackon Chapter Chapterof
of o f the Daughters of the American Revolu Revolution Revoluton RevolUion ¬
tion ton t ion of Talladega TUadeg Ala Ala has started a fund fundto fundto fundo
to t o be applied to the erection of a monu ¬
m ment eat and ad the Alabama delegation delegton will willC w1 willeek
s C eek k at the next session of Congress Congess to tosecure tosccurethe toecurethe
secure sccurethe s ecurethe the passage of a a bill bi making a mod modest modest
e est at appropriation appropriaton for this purpose A Amemorial Amemorial Amemorial
memorial from the chapter named was waspresented waspresented
presented p resented to the Senate at the th last lat sea seas session
s sion Ion by Senator Morgan Morgn MorgnThe
The battle 1tte of Talladega Talaeg fought on No November November ¬
vember v 9 1S13 was one of the te most san s
gulnary ginar g engagements engagement of ofthe the Creek Crek war warAroused
Aroused A roused by the great geat greatlndlan Indian Indian orator oritor Te Teeumseh
cumseh e the Muscogees Muscogee or Creeks Ceek entered enteredupon
upon u pon the contest against 3ialnst the te whites whits Un Under Under ¬
der d en the leadership leaderhip of Weatherford Weatherord and ad adafer
after afer a fter committing tmmltnt several atrocities aoclte upon uponthe upn upnthe
the t he pioneers in Alabama
they theybegan began bega the thewar thewar thewar
war in earnest earest on August 13 with wih the themassacre themnssacre
massacre mnssacre at Fort 1ort MIms llms llmsTe
The Te distressing tidings tdings of this t s wanton aton atondetructon
destruction detructon d estruction of the courageous courgeus settlers setters of ofthe ofthe
the t he Territory Terriory spread sprad rapidly rpidly abroad Fill Filled FJ ¬
ed e d with ih wrath wrth several seerl thousand brave
men promptly prompty responded ruponde to the te call cal to toarms toarms I
arms a rms issued by the Governorsof Governorsf Tennes Tennessee Tennessee
see s ee Georgia Gergia and anl Mississippi Isslslppl Territories Territoriesmany Terriories Terrioriesmany
many sympathetic sympatetc Tolunteer volunteers from other
fJm oter
States Sttes and Territories Terriories who were ere within withintheir ithin ithinteir
their teir borders brders Joining them themThe tem temThe
The Tennesseeans with wit General Jackson
in i n command cmmand were the first frst to enter Ala
bama bama Territory Terriory after experiencing epriencing many
difcuJe difficulties In collecting coletng supplies sU ples and cross crossing crossing ¬
ing l og the broad brod mountain plateaus pliteaus near the
Tennessee Tennesste River Accompanied Accmpalel by the thevaliant thevalant
valiant valant Generals Coffee Cofee Hall Hal Carroll Carrol Dy
er o r and Roberts early In November oebr he hereached hercached hereached
reached a a point on the te Coosa Csa River about abut
thirty tirty miles mie from the Indian village vlage called cle
Talladega Taladeg or Bordertown At this point
be built buit i t fort he called caled Fort Strothers pint
While Whie hiie here the noted friendly warrior
Jim Fife JUe by the te stratagem strtagem that tat Is well wel
known In history escaped escape from Fort Frt Lash
ley ii i ey In Talladega Taladeg town enveloped enelope Lh In an
immense i mmense bogskin hogkin and came cae to notify Gen Genial Genpal ¬
ial pal aI Jackson that a few friendly Indians
frienl Inlia
find some authorities authorites say sy white people peple
also were beleaguered beleagered in Fort Laabley
or Lhley
and would certainly certinly be butchered butcen the next
day If I they tey were ere not rescued resued by te General
Jick Jacksons os men menBeiire menDe
Before De re sunrise sunrse next net morning moning November oembr ovember
E Jicison Jc son surrounded the Creek
surrunde encamp ¬
ment The Te infantry under Generals Generls encmp Hall
and ad Rooerts were stationed sttoned on the north ¬
I west wet with Jackson Jakson on the north nort The Te
mounted mounte riflemen took tok a position piton on the
southeast southest the cavalry boin belD being placed place on the
south The he Indians Indlat8 about 11W 111 in num ¬
ber were concealed cnrled among amonG the cane cne and
willows wUows along the stream strea and encamped
about abut the large spring near the fort fort encap At 8
oclock oclok Jackson discharged disarged a a heavy fire In ¬
to this
encampment and the carnage crge be ¬
gao gn The red re men made their first frst attack attck
upon Halts and Robert Roberta position
Tho Te diabolical di30lcl screams sreas poiton of the painted
I savages sages first frt caused cause some sme of the te militia mita pinte to
I give
way but the breach brec was soou filled
by the intrepid leaders leders No quarter su fle was
asked ke end none was given After Afte a a brief
bat brave brve resistance the Creeks retreated retreateef
The retreat reret became bme a rout and ad retree in their
flight 1lght about abut 300 3 warriors wrrIor were wfre cut down teir aad
as many mny were slain upon upn the battleground
They refused refuse to surrender and ad would ould listen liten
t ono terms of
peace peaCE but endeavored to
escape escpe Into the recesses rec se of the th endevore forest
Jackson Jac n knew their intractable Intractbe nature
and realized realze that tht escape ecp meant reen reenand reen
forced dnger danger to the white ble popuiatioa
platon platonnnd
and that
war to extermination exterminaton alone would wold
save them Fifteen soldiers lost their
Fie sdier 10t lives
In the te battle b tUe of Tallageda T13gea and an eightyavt 108
were wounded wounde three of whom died on the
march to t Fort Strothers Strther and were brought brght te
back bck to Tallageda Talagea for burial brlal Among Amog these the
was the galant Lieutenant Barton The
Daron Thp
dead were all laid in
al grave gre with wih a
limestone Jmetone masonry built buit around them the sup
porting portng a wooden wooen roof ror above abve These have
gradually gdualy fallen talen away and a d the desolate leolate
grave alone In a field bordering the
feld brdering upon thl
property proprty of an iron furnace furnce Is in h upn danger
of being burled burle beneath bneath the slag sla and ad de ¬
bris accumulating accumulatng near ner It It Of the eighty
two wounded soldiers soldIer who left lehttbe the ethty battle
field fel of Talladega Taladega about ewfnt cwintslx ewtntysix yslx bte or
thirty died and were buried near n near ar the site
te sit
of River RiverSeveral RiverSeverl what was wa Fort Williams WiUas oa on Coons Co
Several Severl fierce fere encounters encunters followed folowed end
the Creek war ar was wa ended ende by the th battle of
Horseshoe Horeshoe Bend by Jackson Jackon andvhfs andht btte men menwho menwho menwho
who had h about abut exterminated eterinated the th Creek
tribe tibe apd aJd secured secure the safety of the t e Anglo
Americans Americns in that section secton of toe United
le Unie
States StatesIt Sttes S tates
It I is proposed Itoposc to purchase a lot or lots lo Iotan
in i n the Talladega Cemetery and
Tlldeg Cemeter ad remove the
bones b ones of these tese soldiers soldies buried near Taila
dega d ega and ad Fort Williams Wllams thereto tereto and Tala to toerect t torect
erect e rect a fitting fttng monument In the city of
Talladega TalladegaTHK1K Taladeg TaladegTR T alladegaTBEIR te ciy
1iloUn ICIovrn K iowa and Comanche Iiullnhx ludla Cele Cclehratlnfr CelebrntllJ
heating brntllJ Their Departare DepartareWICHITA DellnrtnreWICHITA DepnrtnreWICHITA
WICHITA Han Kn June IS SThe The Klowa Klowaand Kloa L
and a nd Comanche Indians are ae now holding holdingtheir holdingtheir
their t annual ghost dance on their ¬
thei reser reservation rCfervalon reseration
vation v in Oklahoma This dance Ie
valon 1 not notable notable notble ¬
able a ble from the fact that the Kiowa
te te Kiowa and andComanche ad adComanche I
Comanche C reservation reseraton has ha Just been pur purchased purchasd parhased ¬
chased chasd c by the United States and will
Unied Sttes wU soon soonbe soonbe I Ie
be b e thrown open to t white whie settlement settement Over Overten Overten
ten t en thousand thousnd farms of 160 1 acres each will wi i ie
be b e given to
away homestead men who are arerequired arf ar arequired
required r to pay only 150 150 an acre within witin I Ive
five ve years yeas The race for the new homes homeswill homeswi home I Iwill
will wi take place I1ace wlthio wlti whth the next few fewmonths fewmonths r
months monthsTbe monthsThe monthsThe
The Kiowas Kowa and Commanches who have haveoccupied h havioccupied ve veoccupied
occupied this tis reservation resenaton for the last lastquartercentury lastquartercentury Ian Ianquartercentury
quartercentury have not nofadanced advanced in the theways theays Usi S Sof
ways ays of civilization dvizaUon In the te least If any ¬
thing Agent Patrick Palric says sys they have re retrograded re retrograded ¬
trograded trogradedThe trognded trogndedThe trogradedThe
The Kiowas Kiowa and Comanchps Comachfs are two of ofthe ofthe o I
the few tribes tribe who yet indulge Inthe Inthegbost In inCh the thegh a aghet
gbost gh t dance Iance for they have never for a amoment amoment C Cmoment
moment given up the religion eJglon taught l1ght by b bthe
the prophet prphet of the Flutes Thls Thisiopbet Thisiopbetwhose ophet ophetwhose ophet
whose name nae was wa Wovoka Wovok ten years ago agocreated ag agcreated go gocreated
created much excitement i iement among the In Indians Indians Indiaas ¬
dians by saying that he had died and gone goneup goneup gon e eup
up to heaven where he was allowed alowed to t 0
talk with wih God Go He said that God had told tol d
him to tell tel the te Indians that he was wa soon sooncoming son soncoming soc a acoming
coming among them tem and would destoy des toy all al al Li
the whites hies and resurrect the te dead Indians Indian 5
and all al the te game gameThe gme gmeThe gameThe
The Indians Indias sent delegates deleates to visit Wo Wovoka Wovokn Wavoka
voka or the Messiah as they call him I
He H told them long stories of his bi visit Islt and an d
they were superstitious supersttous enough to believe believeevery beUeeevery believ a aevery
every word These delegates delegtes returned eturned to 0
their people and exaggerated exggerted the Impor
tattoo tanc of the Messiah They said sid he was wa 5
Just like lke the thewhle white mans mas Jesus and told tol d
how he had shown show them tem the te scars on his hi s
feet and ad hands handsWovoka hnds hndsWooka handsWovoka
Wovoka also als taught tught them te the te ghost gbot it itr
dance This Tis dance was to last 13t six si days dayaand day r
and nights The dance
was to be Joined in I fl
by all al the Indians of the te red race rce and andafer an a aafter
after afer awhile awhie the Messiah would call
Messih cn oa v n
God Go to keep his hs word wor The Indians Indian all allobeyed aUobyed a o Ii Iiobeyed
obeyed obyed and the dance was waskelt kept up for fornearly forneary ft tr trnearly
nearly neary a a year yer In all al the te tribes of the te North Northand Nort b band
and West but the te end of the te world w r1 did didnot didnot dl Id Idnot
not come Then some som of the more edt educated edtcated ¬
cated cte Indians denounce denouncel Wovoka Wovoka as a a false falseprophet falseprphet faI eu eucte e eprophet
prophet prphet and quit the dance dace But the Kit Kiowas Ko Kowas Kitwas ¬
was Comancbes Comanche Arapahoes Arpaoes and Soutnerr
Sioux did not give up 11 the dance danc SoulheI ano anoevery aoofver at 10 10every
every fver June they hold big ghost dances dance on c in n I
their tei reservations reervaton in Oklahoma Okla Ju 5s AhM
dances are ae carried on peacefully peacetu1y the te In Indian Indian Indma ¬
dian agents agent do not object objectHowever 9bject objectHowever
However since snce the te Kiowas Kiowa and ad Coman Comanches Cm Comanches
ches have been ordered by the Interior InteriorDepartment InteriorDepartent InteriorDepartment
Department Departent to settle sette on allotments aUotmct word wordhas wardhas od odh
has h come cme that this thi shall shal be the last 13t ghost ghostdance gho3 ghostdance
dance these Indians shall
tese shal hold unless they theygo theyg theygo
go tions tionsThe g tons tonsThe tionsThe to some of the te other oter tribes trbes reserva reservations resera reseratons reservations ¬
The dance is being belnl held on the banks bak of ofa ofa ofa
a stream strea near Darlington About Abut 500 In Indians I indiana ¬
dians gathered there on Monday June 11 11and 1 11and
and the t dance dce was started rtrted on Monday Mondayafternoon Mondayafernoon Mondayafternoon
afternoon afernoon A great many white hite people peoplewere peoplewere peoplewere
were there tere to witness witess the te ceremony One Oneof Oneof Oneof
of the features of the dance was wa the te erec erection erecton ereCtioii ¬
tion ton of a a flagpole fagole In the centre of the thedancing thednnclng thedancing
dancing circle upon which were hoisted hoistedtwo hoiste hoistedtwo
two large Amerl American n flags fas Wapanah the theKiowa theKiowa theKiowa
Kiowa prophet is directing directng the dance danceWhile danceWh1e danceWhile
While Wh1e they tey do not expect expec the te great geat spirit spiritto spirItto spiritto
to deliver them from the te evils II of the tbewhite thewhie thewhite
white whie man for several severl years year the medicine medicinemen medicinemen medicinemen
men and prophets prphets are telling telng the Indians Indiansassembled Indlanassembled indiansassembled
assembled at this dance that tat the end of ofthis ofthis ofthis
this world is i bound bund to come cme at an early earlydate earlydate earlydate
date They Tey are advising adl2ng the te tribes tibes to toleave toleave toleave
leave the United States and go to Mexico
Colored Co lored Child Cid In llnHlmorc DaJlmore Terribly TerriblyMutilated Tcrlb1y Tcrlb1ylutlaCcd TerriblyMutilated
Mutilated lutlaCcd by the Feats FeatsBALTIMORE JeKtaDALTUIORE leatALTIMORE
BALTIMORE B June 18 ISTe 18The The twomonths twomonthsold twomonthsbaby
old baby of Bessie Jones onep colored clored 1C27 1C27Pierce 1C27Piee 1627erce
j Pierce Piee Pi erce Street Steet was wa killed kie Saturday night by bya bydrove
a 1 drove of rats rat which had Infested nfeste the thehouse te tehOUe theuse
j house hOUe ho use for some time tm The T e baby had been beenleft beenleft beent
j left lef t in charge of his grandmother gmother Louisa LouisaE Luis LouisaJones
j E Jones Having some fome work to do she sheplaced checed he heplaced
f placed pla ced the little lte fellow feU fcllo ow whose whos name nae was wasLoula vasula a
Loula Lul Lo Loroo ula E Jones in bed in the te secondstory secondstoryroom
i room rom roo m and ad left lef him It I Is b supposed that tht the tberats therat th thts
rats rat ra ts got into the room soon son after ater the tbegrandmothre thegrndolhre theandniothre
grandmothre grndolhre gr andniothre had left leftUpon let leftUpon
Upon her return a few hours hour later about abut aboutoclock
11 1 oclock she noticed notcd that tt the child chid was wasbreathing wa waseathing
j breathing br eathing heavily healy When she turned up upthe upthe upe
i the th thsh e light lght and lifted Ilted the te cover cover she saw a ashocking ashocking aocking
shocking sh ocking sight sight The Te little lte one was a gasp gp gaspg ¬
ing in g for breath and his head was lying In Ina inpool
j a 3 pool of blood The Te sight of rats rat fleeing feeing fleeingm I
from fro m the teroor room and the te condition conditon of the thechild thechid theild
child chid Ch ild terrified terrted the woman who screamed screamedand screaed screaedand screamedd
and an d in a few minutes the house was waathronged W3 wasronged
thronged th ronged with wl neighbors neighborsDr neIghbr neighborsDr
Dr George Geor6 C Blaze Daze was wa summoned and andfound andfound andund
found fo und that tat the childs cUds nose had been eaten eatenoff eatenoi eatenby
off oi by the rats rt Gashes covered cered his face faceand faceand faced
and an d head and nnd the bloodtblrstly blothlrty rodents rent had hadeven hadeven baden
even ev en devoured part of the right arm TJje TJjebabys Te Tebbys Te Tebys
babys ba bys fingers tnren were gone from the right righthand righthand nightnd
hand ba nd and ad the flesh lesh had ha been eaten eten off of to tothe tothe toe
the th e bone bne from Ihc e wrist up to t the elbow elbowTbe elbw elbwThe elbowe
The Th e infant Intant was wa beyond brond medical medicl aid and he hedied hedied heed
died di ed In a short time timeThe tme tmeThe timeThe
The attack attck upon upn the te child chid stirred stred up tbe tbereigbborhood tbeJelghbrhoo
reigbborhood Jelghbrhoo e and the residents resident stood stoodabout stod stodabout stoodout
about ab out the home of its is mother in little littlegroups lte ltegrups littleups
I groups grups gro ups f fr r hours discussing the happening JappnIDg JappnIDgsny happeningany
Manv M any of the colored residents of the street
refused rtled re futed to t go g to bed fearing fearln they might be beattacked bettcked betacked
attacked at ttcked tacked The grandmother grnmoter of the dead deadchid deadild
chid ch child ild declared deare that tht she had ba never seea seen so soany
many m any rats as were in the te room rom in which whichshe whichshe whiche
she sh e had hal left the te baby There Tere hail hc been beenehe bn bnhe beene
i ab ehe he e said sall a number constantly contnty around aro d the thehouse te tehouse theuse
house ho use but they the always zIW3YS scampered scmpere away awywhen
when w hen anyone was wa around arouadAfter aroundAfter roun
After AfEr the attack attk upon upn the baby bby she Ie de declared dedar deared ¬
clared dar d ared that tht the rats rat having tasted blood bloodspread blo bloodread
spread sp read the scent among all their compan companions cmpan cmpanIons companns ¬
ions io ns and ran about abut regardless r rle of the pros presence prc6ence ¬
ence en ce of human huma beings being The Te woman won an ancounced a anunced
nounce no counced unced her er intention Intenton of moving away awaybaying awayylng awayying
en baying ylng the the rats rt would not now Jow stop sto with wltbone withe ih ihone
one on e life 1te but would make mae other attacks attackswhenever atacks atackswheneer attackshenever
whenever w they got a chance chane Others Oter of a amore amore aore
more m ore practical practcl turn tur of mind mn prepared prepre for a arat art at
rat rt ra t hunt and ad slaughtered slaughtere all al these Invad Invaders Invaders lasada ¬
ers er a that could be b found fond The he body by of the thebaby te tebby theby
baby bby ba by is to be buried burle today toay Coroner Croner C CFrank CFrnk Crank
Frank Frnk F rank Jones Investigated IveUgte the death of the thechild t tchid
child chid ch ild yesterday yeterday and gave a verdict verict of aeel aeeldeatal aei aeidCtal sod
deatal de ntal death
doth from rat Mite MttsJTJNIOB NtuJOR
YonnCMtera Y onnMterJ oungsters Elect a President Pr ldent and andOther andOther
The The T he members m mber of the National Xatol Junior Re Republic Repb
public pb 1 ubiI Association A9IaUon met on on Saturday a Urd8 at te teBoys t tBIS e
Boys BIS B oys Republic Repblc near Annapolis Ann pohr Janstloal Janstloaland JunUoa JunUoaand
and a nd elected elete trustees trstee as a follows followsFrom folows folowsFom followsFrom
From Fom Baltimore DaUmrSumef ImalttrnoreSuaslhefll1 SuaimeflflJ 1 Baldwin BildtrinSamuel
amuel L H Shrlver Shrher Lawracon Lrfop Riggs Rggs Al Alfred Alfre
fred fre fr ed S Nibs Xies Reub Reu Reuben n Foster Foer and ad John JohnK ohn ohnK
K K Cowen CowenFrom CowenFr
From Fr From Washington W WasblngtonBlsir htonm Bljilr ir te tee John ohl J JEdson JEdn
Edson Edn E deon George GeorJe A C Christlaaoy ChrI Rev E EI EI
I iwrcnce wrnce Hunt lunt Dr D Percy Sickley and and1koma andomas
thorn 1koma Th omas C Noyes NoyesAn NoycaAn oes
An executive eecutve committee commtte was wa f elected as asfollows a
follows followsFrom folow folowFrom f
From Baltimore DaltmoreDaH IlaltlmoreDavii Davl 1 M Murray Mur A AFrnk
Frank Frnk F rank Gilbert Gibrt Seth Set H Whitely WhUey and nd Ran Randolph Rndolph
dolph d olph Barton Daron Jr JrFrom jrFrm JrFrom
From Frm Washington WablgtonTomai VashingtonTbomsa Thomas C Noye Noyes
G C A C Christ ChrisUanci Cbnistianc Uncy E E L 1 Hupt Hu Hult t and Hir Hirbert H r rbrt
bert brt b ert W Lewis LewisThe Lws LwsThe
The trustees trustee elected elee Suramerfield Summereld S niinerdeld Fa Fawin Ealwin
win w in president Ireldent and aI1 C H Forrest For t sec Etce secetary etary etaryand r
and a nd the Rev Dr Maltbie 3IthleD D Babcock Babok vie viepresident vice viceresIdent ic icpreident
president preident p resIdent The Republic RepbHc farm has 144 144acres 1 1cre
acres a cre cres and seven new buildings bid ng tae Jae re reccntly r
ccntly c been ben completed cmpl6e Soon Sn there wii wi will be beaccommodation b
accommodation accommodton a ath for forty fory new citizens cten la lathe i ite
the te th e Boys loys Republic RepublicJoan Republc RepublcMY
Joan Jc n Ramsey Rmey died die at Cherry Hill Hi Cecil Cecilcounty CeU CeUcounty Cecilounty
county c Saturday Saturay aged age about abt seventytwa seventytwoyears seventytwayear I
years year y ears He was formerly forerly a a tax tx collector collectorRev cletr cletrRev
Rev A S Mowbray Iowbry pastor pator of Tome ome omelemorll
Memorial M lemorll emorial Church Port Deposit Dpolt has h3 had hadiis hdhis I
his h is salary aar increased frotn frm 1000 10 to 1200 1200George 1 120 0 0Gerge
George Gerge E E a Baldwin Daldwn of Laurel Lurl Md Id has hasgone h3sgne
gone gne g one to Honolulu Hawaii Hawai as a Immigration Immigrationsuperintendent Immlgrtan Immlgrtansnperntendent Immigrationuperintendent I
superintendent snperntendent s at the port pr of Honolulu HonoluluCharles Hoolulu HooluluCharles
Charles Rinehart Rnehart of Chcwsville Chewsfe was wa the thefirst thefrt
first frt fi fiv rst farmer famer In Washington Wahingon county cunty to har harvest harves ¬
vest ves v est wheat tills 16 year He He gathered gthered his hlacrop hiscop I
crop cop c rop on o Saturday SaturdayThe Sturay SturayTe
The Te Hyattsville HyattvUe Town Council Councl has as ap appointed p ppinte ¬
pointed pinte p ointed J A Amass Ama supervisor s perIsor of roads roadsand r3ds r3dsand
a and nd streets and Herbert Herbr Hoffatt and H O OEmmons OEmmons
Emmons bailiffs bailiffsBishop bUts bUtsDshop
Bishop Dshop Paret Prt officiated omcate yesterday in Epis Episcopal Episcpal Eplsopal ¬
copal cpal c cl churches churche of Fiostburg F tbur and Cumber Cumberland Clmbr Clmbrlan Camberand ¬
land lan l He will wl continue contnue his visitations visittons this thisweek thisweek thi C
week In western wet r Maryland MarylandParis MarylanetParis ayland
Paris green was wa recently recety thrown into intothe intothe lotshe
the t he well weJ of Peptha Taylor in Keedysville KeedysvilleWashington Ketdysle KetdysleWashington
Washington county countyMrs countytrs countyMrs
Mrs trs Hannah Hanna J R R Creswell Crewel widow wIdow of ofPostmaster ofPostmster o f fPostmaster
Postmaster Postmster General Generl John ohn A J Creswell Creswellhas CresweI Creswellhas
has hs presented prsented a handsome American Amercn Cag Cagto 1ag 1agto fai faio
to t o Creswell Creswel Post Grand Army of the Re Republic Republc Republic ¬
public publc at Elkton ElktonRev Elktn ElktnRe ElktonRev
Rev Re A A W V Brooks of Willlamsport Wiiamsportthe Wiiamsportthecolored the thecolored thi a acolored
colored preacher precher who wandered off of while whilementally whie whiementaJY e ementally
mentally mentaJY deranged and ad found himself hl el two twodays twodays twi twidays
days afterward aferwrd at Weverton has been beentaken beentaken beettaken
taken to a Baltimore Daltmore hospital bosplal for treat treatment treatment treatmeat ¬
mentEdward ment meatEdward
mentEward Edward Eward Welsh clsh of Lonaconing has been beenelected beeneected bccnelected
elected as Alegny Allegaay county president presidentW W WW tVv
W v Martin Martn Vale Summit Summit secretary secreti seeretar seeretarGeorge
George Reagn Reagan Mount ount Savage treasurer treasurerof
of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Hlbri The TheAllegany TheAJegny TheAllegany
Allegany AJegny members membersA county organization orglzUon numbers luber 585 585members t8 t85members
A large lage oceangoing oEangin barge bge costing cstng 25 2
000 was launched launced Saturday at the Deibert Deibertboatyard Deibertboatyard Deibertboatyard
boatyard Elk Ek Landing Lnding Cecil Ceci county cunt for forDempsey forDempsey forDempsey
Dempsey Sons Philadelphia Phiadelphia The barge bargeIs brbC brbCIs
Is 212 feet in length 33 feet beam and will willhave wi willhave
have a capacity cpacity for carrying carying 1800 tons It Ithas I Ithas
has sails sls and steam power for foI pumping pumpingand pumpingnd pumpingand
and nd to hoist the anchors anchorsAt anchorsAt
At Cbestertown Kent county Saturday Saturdaycontrol Sturda Sturdacontrol Saturdaycontrol
control of the te Baltimore Daltmore and Delaware Bay
Railroad Rlroad was wa transferred transferre to the tePennsvl tePennsvlvania Pennsyl Pennsylvania Pennsyivania ¬
vania system The company cmpany was reorgan reorganized reorganized ¬
ized izd and new directorates dlrectors elected electedfo1ow ror as asfollows asfollow
follows fo1ow Henry F Kcnney president J 1 C CRogers CRogers CRogers
Rogers secretarytreasueer secreateu r Samuel uel flea ReaDaniel Rel fleaDaniel
Daniel S Newhall Newhal Frank FnK D Howell Howel Ta Taber T Taben
ber Ashton Murray Mury Vandlyer and Charles CharlesT CharlesTWestcdtt
T TWestcdtt Westcolt WestcoltM Westclt 1 1IL
M IL 1 P PG3nnon Cannon Superintendent Eupt tdet of the te tePiedmont thePiedmont
Piedmont and Cumberland Cubera Coal Company Companyoperating Companyoperatng Companyoperating
operating operatng a line lne near near Vesterprt Vesternport says saysthat SyS SyStat saysthat
that tat the statement posted pste p stell in In Lonaconing
by Organizer Or nlzcr Warn Warc Warner < sr cjalmin c ln an a agree agreement agreement agreemeat ¬
ment had been reached reaced by b which Mr Ir Gan Gannon Gannon Gannon ¬
non was was to pay py the te 60centi 6ntt scale scle Is not notcorrect 10t 10tcorrect notcorrect
correct In any ay particular t Mr Gannon Gannonsaid Gannonsaid Gannonsaidhe
said saidhe Tie le had not signed siged the th scale scle and ad there therewas therea therewas
was a no probability probhlty that tat he t would would y ould ouldThr
Tt The best t table tble bv beversge trp 3 e jis islIrtrkbs n nturca irich Senate te
< Bc Br Beer > r r Phone M CZf G Arlington rlnoo fettling flingCpy Company Coaiparjr
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Increase I i ncrease of American Trade Wiih WiihOher Vill
Oher OberLands OberLandsExportl OJi rLantIs rLantIsxports Lands LandsExport
Export Exportl E xports During DorlnJ the FI Fluent cnI Tear ear SliP 1811Ending ISf ISfEalllJ SliPEnding
Ending EalllJ With ih June one Expected to toItench toeach toItench
Itench each 14OOOOOOOO In Value Valneor Valueor alne
or 01 2OOOOOOOO Greater Than Tan In Inthe Inthe inthe
the Preceding Prccedln Year YearThe YearThe The Detail DetailIt Denlb DenlbI DetailsIt
It I is now believed bleed by the Treasury Tresur stat statistiefans statistcan
istiefans istcan is ticlans and by those thOE of other oher depart departments dep deporteats ¬
ments ment m eats having hlng to deal dea with wth the subject sbjet of ofi oCcmmere
i commerce cmmere c that tht the foreign orolg trade of the theUnited te teUnied thenited
l United Unied U nited States Sttes for fo the te fiscal fscl year yea which whfehcads whichads ih ihea
cads ea c ads with wih June will Wn exceed excee that o of any anyother aDYother
other o ther year yea In the history histor of the te country countryIn tOUBtr
In I n exports exprt alone aloe the record reor will wn be b broken brokenby br e
by b y about abot S60M900 0I0G0 MO including exports expor of ofmanufactures 0 0mnufac
manufactures mnufac m ires wCthperhps worth perhaps 76WOW 76WOWmore 7itO 7i00Iore
more m ore than t have ever been en sent snt abroad abro IB IBany IBay inny
any ay a ny year yearIts yea yeaIs
Its Is Imports Imprt wlU wt wIl also be large lae Raw Rnt silk silkunmanufactured sik silknmanufactured
unmanufactured unmaufacure u fibres fbre crude rubber rbbr hides hidesand hide hideand
and a nd skins skils pig pg tin tn for use in tinplate es establishments e5I esblishmeats ¬
I tablishments tbUsheIt ta cabinet cbinet woods woos and ad the finer finergrades lner lnergrde finerrades
grades grde g rades cf f cotton cott and ao the coarser core grades ges of ofwool ofool
wool wol w ool all al show slow a a large increase Increa as com compared co copr camared ¬
pared pr p ared with Wt preceding pr e1ng years yearsThe yer yearsThe
The Te value of unmanufactured unmuacture silk sik Im Imported Imprte tinorted ¬
ported prte p orted vrlll 1n be i e nearly 60 per pe cent in excess excessf eces ecesof
of o f that of the te preceding prewln year y and a more morethan morehan
than thn t han double doble that tht of the fiscal fl year 1SV7 1SV7Raw 17Rw 15S7aw
Raw Rw R aw cotton coton shows an 3 increase increae in quantity quantityof quantty quanttyof
of o f 50 per r cent over ove 1S9 unmanufactured unmanufacturedfibres unmaufactnrd unmaufactnrdfbres unmanufacturedbres
fibres fbres fi bres an a increase Incr3e of 25 per cent over over1S oe
1S 19 1 899 D and ad 1M 10 per pr cent over 1S93 and ad hides hidesand hie hidesnd
and a nd skins sins show an Increase Incrae of 25 per p cent centover centover centver
over o ver ISM IS and 60 per pe cent over 1S9S 1S9SIt I95 1398It
It I Is on 0 the export side however that thatthe thate
expr tat tatte
the te th e year yer makes mae its greatest getet record rerd The Thetotal Thetotl Theotal
total totl t exports export for the eleven months mot of the theyear te teyea theear
amount J12S6214534 and should shouldthe shouldthe shouldhe
year yea y ear amunt to t n61534 ad
the t he June Jue figures fgre prove rY as a large lar as a those thoseof toS thosef
of o ob f May which wc are ae just jut received receive it would wouldbring wouldring ould ouldbrIng
bring b ring the total to1l1Pt up to Jl460000000 49OQO or
173 1 173800090 GOQ 00OeO greater geatert3 than the te banner bnner year year1S99 yearsut
1S99 i sut sutA
1S99A A review of United Unied States Stte trade trde In agri agricultural ngl nglculturl agriultural ¬
cultural culturl c products prouct during the te ten fiscal fiscalyears fc fiscalears
years ye y yH ears lS3099 18999 compiled cmple by Mr 31 Frank Fak H HHitchcock HHtchcck Hi
Hitchcock Htchcck H Chief of the te Foreign Foreig Markets MarketsSection Market Marketsection i
Section Secton S ection of the te Agricultural AgIculurl Department Departmenthas Departent Departxnentas
has ha h as just Jut been made public publc It shows that thatthe tat tatthe thaihe
the t he average averge annual agricultural agiculural imports importsfor Import ImportsL
for f or the past pat decade decde amounted aounted to about L
5357000000 387000 while the te total tot Imports Imprt of all allkinds al al alinds L
kinds kds k inds averaged nverage about abut 750000000 i0OOOOO Dur During DurIng Durng ¬
ing i ng the first frst hat half of gf this decade decde the aver average aerage averge ¬
age a ge of agricultural grlcul uri Imports Imprt was wa 406365 4066
411 41 4 11 or over Qver ver SI per pr cent of all a Imports Iport of ofagricultural ofagiculurl o oi r
agricultural agiculurl a exports eprt J669644253 66H 3 or 7552 7552per 752 752per 735 735er i
per p er cent cent and the t excess of agricultural agriculturalexports agiculural agiculurallxport agriculturaxports
exports lxport e over oel agricultural aliclturl Imports Import aver averaged aeraed avered ¬
ed J26327SS12 263278812 annually For the
aged a 2G7SS12 annua1y te re remaining remaining ¬
maining five fe years yea the te annual anua average of ofagricultural oragiculturl a r
agricultural agiculturl a imports Iports was J3669fo70S 669708 or orover oroer 01 01over L
over 51 per cent of the whole of agricul agricultural agicul agiculturl agniculanal ¬
anal turl C exports exprt J694S74000 698400 or over 6S 5 per percent pr prcent pe pecent
cent of all al domestic dometc exports eport and the te ag agricultural agriculur ¬
ricultural riculur exports eports exceeded exce agricultural agriculturalimports agiclurl agiclurlImports agriculturamports agI I
imports i by an average of 327909292 327909 92 an annually annualy annually ¬
nually nuallyIn nualy nualyIn nuallyIn
In 1S99 for the te fourth tourt time In the his history histor history ¬
tory tor of the foreign foreIg commerce of the Uni United UnIted UniC ¬
ted States the te annual value of domestic domesticmerchandise domeatlmerchandise C
aue domestc
merchandise merchadise exported by this country cuntr ex exceeded exceee exceeded ¬
ceeded ceee a billion biion dollars dolar The Te first frt such suchrecord suchrecrd suci Ii Iirecord
record recrd was WiS made in 1S92 1S2 when the declar declared decla declared ¬
ed d valuation amounted amounte to 1015732011 10I573201L In 1 a
1897 189 they were Sl032007603 I032007603 and 1S9S 1S9Sscored IS9Sscre 189 S Sscored
scored scre the unprecedented value 1 e of 1210 1 10
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I I 18 i to o 20 Fabrics FabricsSetting Fabris 1 1This I II
I This Week = = = = 135 1325Setting i iSettng
Setting Settng a hot pace pace for the te tailoring tlorg business busles Weve mastere m2tere m2tereat eart e eart
art at of being busy buy to perfection peretonnd perfectionand and it lies les in the te fact fct of doing doig something somethingmore soeing soeingmore somethingatone
more for our patrons patns than t anyone ayone else ele c can n or will wi do doWere do doWere doWere
Were turning tuing out Suits Suis here that tat show skillful skiful tailoring tiorig In every everydetail ever everydetail
detail detal of their teIr construction cnstrctonhighclas constructionhighclass highclass work workte workthe the work it I takes tke the thebrains te tebrins thebrains
brains brins and ad skill skI of the best bst artists artit to produce prouce But weve cut ct the te profits profitson proft
on such work workwe we give gve it to t you at prices pries you must nnt recognize regue as a low lowThLj lowTL
4 4Thte
ThLj TL week well wel take te orders orer for Suits SuIt to be made from a line of ofFancy ofFac ofFancy
Fancy Fac 13 5 Cheviots Cheviot that tt sell sel for 18 and ad 20 Q at their lowest lowet Our Ou price Is I It
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A particularly patcUlaly pa ± ticulariy fine fe line lie of mate materials mt mateiiis ¬
rials rs that tal we bought bught under price prce
4 We can c fashion fahion you a a beautiful beautifulsuit beautful beautfulsuit beautifulsuit
suit 925 9 out of them tem for as a little ltte as a
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292913 Then Ten came 1890 IS5 recording rding 12 1 1203 3
981222 9S1 9 The 1S99 total imports val Talue valued
15 totl Imprts were ere va vacod ¬
9a cod ue at 697148458 G7184S much muc below tie t aver average anrage averge ¬
age a ge for the last decade but
te lat decde bt considerably considerablyabove cerbly cerblyabve
above abve a bove the te 1SSS IS figures figuresIn lgre figuresIn
In l lE9 1899 99the the excess ecs of domestic doeti exports exportsover exportsver
over o ver Imports Imprt reached reache J5467S273S 5iS and of efagricultural ofagicultural ofgricultural
agricultural agicultural a exports exprt over agricultural agilturl Im Imports ImJt Inports ¬
ports Jt 4372g4SS 4372g4SSThe 3 72 S6 S6The S
The Te foreign foreig agricultural agilturl products Ir pur pur3a5514SSl purchae punchased
chased here during HfiS had rka
chae durmi IS ha ri of of35514SS1
3a5514SSl 51SS1 or ov ovtr over r J315MWt 1 JassYthan JassYthanthe les than thanthe
the average averge for the te eatire estre ten years e1sS e pre preceding ptaceding ¬
ceding cedingOf cedingOf cedingOf Spre Spreceding
Of the te domestic dome1 merchandise mranm merehan4fsemaieetd merehan4fsemaieetdabroad maktd maktdabroad fd fdaIred
abroad aIred In 1S99 1 nearly nely C C per p cent ct with lt a
total ttl value of o 752811733 517 consisted cnlte of ofagricultural ofag ofagntirultural
agricultural ag ltr products pr8t While Whie the JS99 1899value
raise vlue was w J56 06000 Gf M 0 less than tn the te excep eCp
toly t ttonally high figures fgre for 1S93 It exceeded exceededall exceededall
all al prioc proe records reor except ecept 1S82 152 a yeAr not ¬
able S ble for the yr n
abundant American n ciieps cs
Sc abn Amer CC acompanying ac accompanying c ccompying ¬
companying compying c a general generl deficiency defenc aboaL ab O 1
The Te leading agricultural arlul url lmpons Imp imporjof iQfhe of the
United lcie States Stte during dUrng the te fiscal Al year y r 1S39 1S 1339n
in i n the order
of their Importance
ther Imprae were weresugar wereugar ere ereeugr
s sugar coffee hides and skins sik
eugr cfe hide an sk vege vegeable ¬
table tble t fibres fbes fruits frit and outs Dt tobacco toc tea teawool teawool
wool 01 wines wine cocoa c and vegetable Teetbe oils oilstb ol
tb t hese se e twelve twee items constituting nUtutn over 55 55per 5 5per 6rcnt
per rcnt cent of o the te total t 14gltu agricultural import importtrade Seaporttrade
trade tde for the te year yearAfter yer yerJter yearAfter
After breadstuff redtuf cotton ttR ad and meat mat prod products prodsets ¬
sets It i the principal prinipl exports eprts for lo the te p Steal Stealyear fcl fiscaiyear
year yer 18SJ IS in the te order od r of 0 their tei Tau u > were ere
live l ive animals animal tobacco tOho oil 01 cake eke a a asd 4 oilcake oilcakemeal olke olkemel oilcakemeal
meal mel vegetable egetble oils ols fruits fruit and f0 nuts ot dciry d
products pruct and ad seeds ee These Tee ten led ng it Its Itsepre ttsceseprlsed > f s scotcprised
cotcprised epre in value vlue over 95 9 pr pr cent ct of o the te
total tol exports ep of agricultural agllur produce dur
Ing 1S99 Breadftuns cotton pe and
Brtufs cto aD m at atproducts atproducts
products prout alone ale constituted cnttute more m i tnjui1 S3 S3per S3per
per pr cent cent The Te value nue of breadstuffs1 breadstuffs1ex bred breedM fs ff ex exported e x xported
ported prte in ISjsS 1S was a 5273 739999 3ti9t 999 a adeil i1 tfbcHae tfbcHaeof Smae Smaeof
of o 559S974M 9 from 1S9S IS9Seat 1398Wheat t tWheat
Wheat eat WK W ta the te principal prlDpl factor factr in 1 this tis
decline delne although altgh In tie te case cc cf c wh whsat at t flxir flxirthere fjr fjrter
there ter was ws a considerable e Werbe Increase hltse The Thequantity Te Tequnty Thequantity
quantity qunty of wheat whet flour 1r sent eDt to focerga focergamarkets fcegamarkets
markets maket during durll 1S99 IS9 was wa lS4SSC9t 1S4S be berels 1 baroSs
roSs rc or 3135747 313747 barrels brels more mr tbanvia tola liSSceeded 19S liSS
Tho meet products exported x in 139
To met pouct re II e cx cxceeded
ceeded cee by 955244 95 the value nte of these te ex exportatioas e oxportations
portatioas prtatos In 1S IS8 IS8A 1898AK S SAN
Den Del 3Iolnel Moines BIfir nlJ Convention CODenton Ilnll IlnllDES lal hut I IGoes
Goes Up In Flam Pinme PinmeDES
DES DE MOINES MOXES Iowa Iowa Juae IS 1Sne 18The Tae DJS DJSMoinea Dzstolne I IMoines
Moines tolne Auditorium Aullorium tho to largest laret coavesiSea coavesiSeahall cveat I IhaIl
hal hall In the State Stte and anl one of the largest largestbuildings larest larestbidlcg I Ibuildings
buildings bidlcg of its It kind in I the te world worl was wasburned wai C Cburned
burned brned yesterday It I is thought toght the thefire thefre tb e efire
fire fre was w caused cause by crossed cQ electric o ectric wires wiresThe ir irThe I IThe
The loss los was wa about abut 40WO Ot wih with wlth26 26 6 >
000 0 Insurance InsuranceThe InsC insuranceThe
The Te board br of directors detr held a meeting meetingyesterday meetn meetnyeteray sneeUa a
yesterday yeteray aI and decided deide to begin bin the thework te teork Us Use C
work ork of reconstruction reconstrcton this ti week wek The Thebuilding Te Tebuiding fl flbuilding e
building buiding was wa built bun by popular ppula subscrip subscription subcIp subcIpton subscniption ¬
tion ton and ad a mass mas meeting metng sins Ja been bn called calledfor calle 1 d dfor I Ifor
for tolay at which will
whic money w1 be beraised b e eraised
raised rised to t rebuild rebuildPosttc rebuld rebuldOKOM rebuildOKLAHOMA
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Posse of Farmers Given GI el Short Shrift Shriftto Shrit Shritto I Ito
to a n Desperado DesperadoGUTHRIE De8perndoGRE DesperadoCLTHRIE
GUTHRIE GRE Okla Okl June IS ISHore 18Horse Horse steal stealing steI steIIng steallog ¬
ing has h been going on by the wholesale wholesle on ontbe onthe o n nk j
the eastern easter Oklahoma Okahon line lne and ad in the te Creek CreekReservation CrEekReserton Cree k
Reservation Reserton A week ago as the farmers farmersformed 5
formed fored a large lare posse pss to hunt down dow the thethieves te tethiee th thIn e
thieves thiee They returned rtturne Saturday S turdy frona fronathe flm flmte Ira Irathe In a
the te hills his in the centre cente of the te Creek Crek Reserv Reservation Resr ¬
ation aton where they encountered enconntere thethievrs thethievrsin the thles thlesIn thiev thievin s
in their rendezvous rndezou in a a deep dep ravine rvine Cne Cnehorse Cnehore Cr e
horse hore thief tie was w wounded but escaped escapedOne es csape apd apdOne I eI I
One other oter was wa captured cpturd and aD hanged haged to the thenearest thener it Ce c
nearest ner t tree tee Twentytwo Tent two stolen horses horseswere hores horeswer horse horsewere is s
were wer recaptured
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A line of ofTrouser ofTrofiser i iTrouser
Trouser Trouseringstoorder = i iingstoorder
ingstoorder ingstoorderA 3 i iA
A special spcil reduction reducton on goods go that thatThe tt ttTe thatThe
The Te idea Is to t get gt a a first frst order orer from fromshould frm frmsud IronsShould
should sud bring brng much muc more mor money moneyyou mone moneyyouno
you youno no matter mtte how small sa sans It Is I
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An Oklahoma kluhoma Family Famiy Makes 1OO 1OOOOO
000 In Four Year YearGUTHRIE YearsGUTHRIE ear earGUR
GUTHRIE GUR Old Ok June IS IFour 13Four Four years yearsago yea yearsago
ago without witot a a dollar dolar and ad In debt debt today todayworth toy toywort todayworth
worth wort 1M6M In I cash ch Is i the te record rerd made mde
by one family fCnT in wheat whet raising riing In Okla Oklahoma Oka ¬
homa homa Half Hal of that tt money moey they tey have TC la lacash IeCh hrcash
cash Ch In bank bk here They Ty will wi net the te oth other ot 0thor ¬
er half hl in cash ch within wItin two weeks week for the te theIfleN0
15 1 IfleN0 W besbels bhel af o wheat whet they are ae now bar harvestiag h barvesting
vesting vestiagThe vestingThe eUag
The Te Miller ller family faly operates opertes the 191 191j 11 101ranch
j ranch rnch nine ne miles m e southwest stwest of here here The Theranch Te TerIch Theranch
j ranch rIch has h 4 41011 M acres are of land that tat is i di divWed diI divided
I vided ved in two by the te Salt Fork River Rver Of Ofthis OfI
this tis land la 6lt 6 acres are are in i wheat wheat 1400 1 in incorn Incr Incorn
I corn cr 2M in oats ot 6M 6 60 In sorghum soru l UN M in I
hay and nd 110f 11e In watermelons waterelons and ad must mustmelons musk muskmelons
I melons There Tre Is one wheat field feld of 2250 50
I acres three thre miles mie long leng and ad two and a half ha
I miles broad br without wihot a fence or road
through trSh It ItThe It ItThe
The Te harvest het on thjs ranch began last
week ts rnc beg l3t l3tI
Twentyfive reaping
I ek TwentYfve machines macie be ¬
gnu g at once onc working wOking in a a row The Te first ft
swath cut ct was w five 1e miles mies long lng around arn one
wheat field feld The Te reapers reaprs cut and ad bind bnd 600 60
acres ae a day The Te cutting cuttnr will wl be done
this thi week wek and an threshing treshing will wf begin bgn next net
Monday iony A harrest ht of 159M9 1S H bushels bshel of ofwheat
wheat will U be gathered gtere It will l be sold
from frm the te thresher th sher in the field fel for cash ch all al allexcept
except aOM bushels oslels which whic has h been sold soldwheat
for seed at cents a bushel
see 3 cnt bhel more ta than
regular market
reglar price of ordinary
pr orinr
wheat wJet Mr r Miller lier contracted cntcte Saturday Stury to toseU
sell the t e first frt lt 11M M bushels bhels threshed threhe at 52 52cent 52cents
cents cent a a bushel bhel regardless regrdle of quality qualityMB fuiy fuiyi qualityhR
i lie le Prefer Peferl to Rend Book and Room RoomIn Roo Roamin
In the the Woods WoodsMIKOCQUA WoodsMINOCQUA oods oodsn
MIKOCQUA n OQUA Wis Wi June une IS 15In 18In In three
l days dy William lla J Bryan Bran has ha caught cult only
three fish fsh He cares ces very er little ltte for the thesport te tespr thesport
sport spr preferring preferIng his books bks a great geat stack stackof stek stackof
of which whic he brought brght along aeng He rises rie about aboutS abut abutS
I S in the te morning mring and spends spnd a few hours hoursafter hoursater hoursafter
after ater breakfast breaut either eiter on the te lake lke or in inthe Inte
the te wo woodsMr woods woodsMr
Mr r Bryan Brn wears wer an old grey gey suit of ofclothes otclte ofclothes
clothes clte He prefers prefer a a negligee neglgee shirt and a a abelt a abelt
belt blt but bt the te weather wether has ha not yet been hot hotenough ht hteng hotenough
enough for him te toss away the eW
eng hi tos te e vest vestthat et ettt
that tt he wears wear Most 3 t of the te time te he is iswithout iswihout iswithout
without wihout a coat coatThe et coatThe
The Te idea iea that tlat I came ce here to dais f is isall I Isall
all wrong WOg said si he e yesterday yetery I came camehere cme cmehere camehere
here to rest ret New fishing fshlD is all a1 right rlg t in Init
Its it way y but bt to be b frank frk I cant cDt say sy that Oat
I am fond of it It it I much muc rather rther prefer to
hunt hunt But that tat is not my purpose pe ia earn e ¬
ing here I came ce here to t rest and I think
by sitting sitng out on Colonel Clonel Wetmores Wetors ver veranda verada veranda ¬
anda ada and reading r dlng some books bk that ta I have
at my command commad I am a doing myself mysel the thegreatest te tegeatest thegreatest
greatest geatest good g I know koW that I have not
kept up my record rerd as a a fisherman fsheran but Ot I
have done much better beter than tha I expected expectedFarmer epecte epecteFnrmer expectedFarmer
Farmer Killed Kiled by a n Locomotve LocomotveLXC Locomotive LocomotiveLANCASTER LocomotiveLANCASTER
LANCASTER LXC ER Pa Pa Ps June uce 13 ISBojan ISBojanR 18Benjansn 18BenjansnLandis Benjamin
R R Landis Ldis a a farmer taer was carried cre a quarter quarterof inre inreof quarterof
of a mile mle on the te cowcatcher cwctcher of a a boone locomctive lom boonefive
five t Saturday Stura and when whe the te train tin w wasstopped was wasstopped
stopped stopp he was wa dead his skull skul having been beenfractured bfen bfenfrctue beenfractured
fractured frctue He was wa returning to his heme heI hemewith
with It a a fourhorse forhore team tem and a at the Floes Ploasure Pes Pesure Floesare
ure Road Rod crossing cr0ing Bear ner this ti city ely the lead lea
horses were wer struck stck by a freight train tn trainOne
One horse here was wa killed kie and a the te seeead sn so s sobadly
badly bdly hurt that tat it I died die in a a few minutes mInutes minutesMr
Mr 3r Lndis Landis was w thrown thrwn a greet get dhl dhttaaee distaseein
cowcatcher cwctcher In the air and an in his descent fell fel ea the thecowcatcher te tecwctcher thecowcatcher
Cannot be Cut Out Ou Qi QiRemoved or orJj orI
C A A NCERcannof c R
I Jj Removed RemovedSurgical Rernovedwgh with Plasters PlastersSuc PiasfrrsSurgical
Surgical Suc operations oprtons and d flesh fe destroying detyng elestroyingplasters plasters jlate are ae useless ue painful pfu and ad dangerous dagru and ad besides bde never nev cure c Cancer ce
No matter mater how often ofen a cancerous cmcru sore sre is 1 removed rmov another aote conies cme at t or near ne the Ce same se point pint and ad always in a worse to form rom
Docs D not this prove prv conclusively concusvey that tat Cancer Cce is a blood blo disease del and that tt it is i folly foI to t attempt tept to cure cr this ti deepseated deste dangerous dnger
blood the blo poison poisonCancer pisn pisnCncr poisonCancer trouble truble by cutting cttng or burning out the te sore sr which whic after ate all aUI is i only ony an outward outw sign sg of the te disease diseasea ea a place plac of exit et for
Cancer Cncr runs rns in families faie through trugh many my generations geneton and ad those to whose who ancestors actor have hve been b afflicted afic with it are a liable at
time tme to be stricken stc1en wth with the te deadly malady maladyOnly mlady mladyOnly maladyOnly wt 1e at any
Only Bieod BIao Diseases can be Transmitted T ransrifed from One Generation to Another Anotherfurther Anatherfer
further fer proof that tat Cancer Ccr is a disease di of the te blood bloodTo blo bloodTo
To cure cur a blood blot disease di like Iketis likethis this you must cure c the te entire entr blood blo system seroTe systerxtremove remove every e trace t of the poison Nothing Notngc cures
Cancer Cc effectually eecualy and nn permanently but S S S SS SS SS
S S S enters entr entersthccwculaton the te circulation orlatou prnenty searches se searcbesoutandremovesai1tintandstopsthe out and ad removes rov all a taint tt and aa stops Sop the te formation forto of cancerous CcU cells No mere me tonic tonicA tnic tnicor beam beamor
or orina ordinary blo blood mecne medicine c can do ti this S G S g goes down tt to thevenyxstots Yt of te the di disease ad and for forces out c the dedly deadly poison
slowng allowing Jim sr sore t to he heal natuly naturally and penty pernlanently S S S S at te the se same tme tine pue purifies the blo blood ad and bud buildsup up te the te general pin het health
A little litte pimple pmple a harmless hae looking lo1ng wart w or mole 11 mob a lump i in in the te breast brt a cut cl or orbruise bruise b gner that refuses to
tt t
heal under uder ordinary treatment should all be looked with suspicion this is often the ru
a bad bd form for ora of cancer cancerMrs cc ccr cancerMrs ttet soud a b loke upon upn Wt suicon as a t i oft te beginning bng of ofa ofa ofa
Mrs r Sarah Sh M Mcng Kccslinsr per Windsor Wid Ave A = Bristol nto Tean Te writes I ICancer Iam
1m am 4Z 1 yer years old old and nd for tr three 91 yer years hd had sfe sucred with I aeevere 5e wte for form of
Cancer Cnco on ay mv jaw jaw whic which the doctors door in this t city said sid wth was wsTnrble wIsTnexaable incurable and ad
that tt I could cud not 0t live lv more mor than t six atx months I accepted their statement as
s mot th teet
p true and bad gives gV up all al hope hOp of ever e being bng aCtc vrellagaiaV wel well agm againihea b he i my drug dr ¬ S S S
I gs gist knbmng kn knows < nt ag of my condition cndou recommended rmede S S S S S After Ater taking i a fe few
bottle te the sore sr bejra bejrain bn began to 1et heal mu much tD thl tb surprise O os te the physicians ad and
It in a short sho time tme made miie a cplte complete cr cure I hue have mr lained Ii iii flesh phycns my oppethe
is i splendid sl Ddd sleep se is i refreshing rfrelngin refreitngia ia fact f3e am enjoying eJoying 1nc perfect pe e health healthOur helh healthOur nppte
Our Ou medical meic department deet is i in charge e of physicians phvsc of long longj
j r experience who ho are especially skilled in treating Cancer and other otherblood blood diseases Write
rece eaJy ske tg c ad any advice
ote blo d Wrte
or information riortonwtede wanted we make enOchwhtevefort no charge whatever whateverforthis for this service servic THE SWIFT SWIF SPECIFIC COMPANY COMPAY ATLANTA ATLNTA nyavc 6A S

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