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" ARDMORE FAIR". Ileiialrx nil Kind Tin Phnnbinjj "Wortt I'HONR Mi $ NOW I visitors are weigoaed VOLUME XJL l-,??.B,l,S?.17''! ABDMOBE, INI). TKK., TIH'BSDAY EVIWIXU, OCTOBER J, L005 SSSSCPJDTIOH 5CC PER I0RIB NUMBEB 244 WW IMPORTANT RULSNGS RELATING TO THE SALE OF AL CHOLIC COMPOUNDS. Acting Conmiicsloner of Internal Rev enue at Washington Defines Policy With ficgard to Sale of Such Spccitl Tax and Ptnalty. jRtni'8 C Wheeler, acting coinintu tinner of Internal Revenue at Wash Ington In r'i1y to questions submitted to him h.vuis down two very Impor tant rullnvj In connection' with the ante of alcoholic compounds. One of Miein relate to the snle of alcohol compounds nnd it Is held that any one offering these for sole in pro hibition Putrlcts will he liable to a speolal tux and penalty. Tin. other refers to the special tux liability on manufacturer of malt llininr and drugs and declares that It is for the ivanufncturers to provo that such llqiio-s or drugs come within the clause, excepting certain iiiouiciuui llouors or drugs. The letters follow; "Your lel.er of the 3d lust, has been received, Inquiring as to the bearing of the ruling concerning nlcohollc compounds labeled and sold as medi cines. In (.rcular No. C73, herewith inclosed, upon such preparations na bay rum -md other toilet articles con taining lart'o ciunntitlog of alcohol, and upon the various preparations sold as'esseuccs of lemon, vanlla, cin namon, etc , and containing, as you tate, 'from 25 per cent to bO per cent alcohoi.e strength.' "Tho rull'ig does not apply to toilet irvtlcles. whatever the quantity or ni cohol contained therein may be; nor does it apply to the various essences or extracts to which you refer, 11 these preparations, are such as aro known to t lie legitimate grocery or drills trade as household articles for cullnnry and other uses, and not as beverages. "Where, however, alcoholic coin poumls called 'essences of lemon, vanlla, cinnamon etc., or socaiiu. tinctures or essence of ginger, con tain, as you state, a mere trlllle of medicament, tho main constituent Uo lng alcohol,' and theip p'cpuraliuns, which you runner tay tro 'usually sold by country merchants, especially in prohibition districts; arc founti by the local Internal revenue olllcers or agents to bo generally sold or used as beverages, every merchant thus felling them without holding tho re quisite special tax stump ns n liquor ileubr undei the internal revenue laws will bo liable to criminal prose cution in addition 10 the assessment against him of special tax nnd pen nlty: nnd the manufacturers of thio so-called essences nnd extracts, who are shown by the facts elicited to have made tneso alcoholic compmlnas for sale m prohibition districts, will bp held liable to speclnl tnx and pen nlty as reel I flora and liquor dealers.' "Your Ir'ter of the 3d, Inst., has been received, Inquiring as to i..e special tax liability, II any, on manu facturers of malt extracts composed of fermented, malt liquor and drugs, biich as 'hrp tonic, and similar com pounds, In view of tho ruling In Clrcu lnr No. C73. concerning alcoholic com imiinds labeled ns medicines nnd hold out to th public ns remedies for diseases. "Although that ruling hns special reference to compounds composed of distilled spirits and drugs or other medical substances, yet In spirit and meaning 1' may also be extended to lucludo other nlcohollc liquors; and as fermented malt liquor, of which every malt extract Is largely compos- oil, i an nlcohiTllc liquor, It Is for the manufacturers of every such malt ox- tract to show that It comes within that clauso of this circular. In which It Is stnUJ that 'where substances undoubtedly medlclnnl in tholr char acter are combined with nlcohollc liquor nnd cro used in sufficient quan- 1 it y to gUv a medlclnnl quality to tho liquor other than that which it may Inherently possess, such compound Is of course, not to bo Included in tins ruling." GAS PEOPLE MEAN BUSINESS. Material E.-i Route Will Begin Piping The Town In Thirty IDays. I). L. Herring of tho Ardmore CJas Co., 'which was granted a gas ran' chlso somo time ago, Informed tho representative of tho Ardmorelto to- dny that the company would begin within tho next thirty days tho work of piping tho town. Ho stnted that several car loads of pipe, wcro now en route to Ardmore, further than this Mr. Herring would not discuss the matter. The company of which D. A. Her ring of Lima, Ohio Is president is cnnltal zed at $500,000. Tho company is also Interested In asphalt mines west or Aramore. SHOT BY BLIND MAN. Shreveport Fruit Dealer Receives Dan gerous uunsnoi wouna. r in.. Oct 18. Arthur Hanglcos, a Greek fruit dealer, lies ni tin. nnlnt nt ilnnth from a nlstol wound Inflicted at 1:30 o'clock this morning by William union, a nun man. It Is alleged tnat Dillon became nnfrrv hnnillRn HnntrlpOR loked him about being blind. Dillon lost, both eyes In thj civil war nnd draws a pension of flOO n month. Dillon was Jailed. He claims thut ho nrou in se. defense. SALE OF VACANT LOTS. Those at Mill Creek Sold Yesterday. Good Attendance Spirited Bidding. Mill Creek, I. T., Oct. IS, 19t5. I .3iii.nl 1 lf 1 II If, ilunf ,if lli litv'lltil I n .1 itin tt Minn! naulll.i.l 1,1 liltt clerk J. It Phillips, conducted the iowii 101 sir lor mo government nere '"day. T.i.- remaining vacant lots, 33, in number were nil old, the onc foar'th puyment oiv same amounting to over $1(M. A lnrge crowd was In .I tendance and the bidding was very "Piri'ed at times. - Lot Sale at Sulphur. Sulphur, I. T., Oct. IS. i lie govern ment oIHcIh's arrived Sunday evening and began the sale of vacant lots yoa tenlny morning nnd will finish some time today Every Incoming train for the la-u threo days have- been loaded nn-1 nearly everyone who came, bought n lot of somo descrip tion. Practically nil tho lots wore bought by ?l rangers nnd, they nil signify thir Intention of building. Ev ery lot biought a grent deal more than the ntpraiscd value. Taken, nil In nil, thl.-i sale has done Sulphur more good tlinn was ever expected and Its people can truly be glad that a few vacant lots were found. SOLDIER'S NECK BROKEN. First Acslr.ent During Present Artil lery -Practice at Fort Sill. I.nwton, O. T., Oct. 18. While the Fifteenth battery of tho . Second Pi'ovlslonnrv regiment of tho light field artillery was In practice In th' military reserve at 10:30 this morirns. calsou was upset by a boulder and Private John J. Georgo was killed. The gun fell heavily upon lilm, breaking Ills neck nnd Injuring him Internally nnd he died In a few min utes. He iavc the names of no rel atives and only spoko of Jack "Warner of Sharon, Pa., as his next friend. T'.ila Is t'ie llrst nccldcnt that has haniH-ned 'Inco tho beginning of the nrtlllery pinctlce on tho Fort SHI reservation. "NIGGER IN WOOD PILE" :reek warriors in council refuse to be worked. Movement to Have Them Endorse Separate Statehood Constitution Falls Flatly to the Ground.' Resolution Tabled. Okmulgee, I. T Oct. 18. Another fond hope of the promoters of the , separate statehood movement has gone glimmering. The old Creek warriors which gather dally In the council chamber In this city, pcrhnp ' for the last time, when asked to adopt the separate statehood cons'l tutlon, evidently "saw a nigger in tlrs wood pile. A resolution was present ed, read f.nd tnbled on October V'. Following is tho resolution: "He It Ilcsolved. T at the consti tution framed for the Indian Territory by the convention called to meet nt Muskogee, I. T., on Sept. 12, 19u5, by 'Chief Green McCurtaln of tho Choctaw nation, Chief V C.Jtogers tt tho Cherokeo nntlon, n.d assented to by Chief John Ilrown ol tho Sem inole .nation Chief P. Pa.cr of the Muskogee or Crooir nation, nnd t represent-illy! of the Cni' Vasaw, na tion, Is hereby ratified and accepted by the Council of the Muskogee or Creek nation, In regular session as sembled and hereby admonish 4our people to adopt the constitution at tho electing to be held on Nor. 7, 1003." , Tnbled Oct. 13, 1003. TISHOMINGO GRANITE .EXCELS. Has Been Awarded 'Diploma and Bronze Medal by Exposition. i A special from Tishomingo tolls ua that the Harris Granite Company 'nai been olllclally notified Hint It bus been awarded a diploma and brono medal by the superior Jury ofawa dri for the second best exhibit of ?ran I Ito nt tho Louisiana Purches Exposi tion nt St. Louis. The gold medal was nwnrded the Harry, Vt., quarry, while the Tishomingo quarry had but ono piece, and the award was mndo on best oxnlblt nnd not on the quality of tho granite. The medal Is now bolus struck nt the United States mint at Philadelphia and ns soon as complot-1 ed will bo forwarded here. Tho medal Is quite elaborato and was designed by Adnlph A. Weinman and approved i by a committee consisting of J. Q. A. Wnrd. Daniel U. French and Augustus, St. Gaudans. This Is considered a great triumph . for Indian Territory products and ex- Gov. H. N. Harris, who owns the quarry, Is much elated. Brilliant Wedding at McKlnney. McKlnney, Tex.. Oct. 17. A brll llant vcdalng will tako place at the First Presbyterian church here to night, Dr. George Comcgy of Gaines ville and Miss Margie i.ovejoy of this city being the conU'anlns pfrtles. A reception will bo given at the homo of tho bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. I.ove joy, on north Kentucky street, imme diately afte tho ceremony. Accidentally Shot. Wynnowood. I. T.. Oct. 18. While out hunting today J. F. Hargts was accidentally shot by John Norman. Tho load of' shot entered tho back oi Mr. Harg's' head and' heck. The wounds are not serious, but painful. Ho is resting nlcoly. . , When a man becomes, dear to raj I have touched the goal of fortune. THE FAIR DRAWS CROWD THE ATTENDANCE INCREASING EVERY DAY. The Weather Brightening up Brings out the People Horse Show and Driving Contest Takes Place Today Ardmore Day. Today is Ihe big day of the great Indian Territory Kit I r. The weather while a little cool, Is clenr. and the wind nnd sunshine promises to dry the roads ro that from now on far mers can tome to town with llttlt Inconvenlonco. The horse now and driving contest took place at l:lf this afternoon nnd was one or the finest exhibitions oi horsemanship and' handsome dri 'lug iinlmiiN ever seen In tills section. The result of iIiIj contest will be an nounced in tomorrow's paper SECRETARY G. From th number of people admir ing tnc blnoded Stock exhibition to day, It Is evident tnat this depart ment of the big Fair Is commanding the attention It deserves. j Fast time will no doubt be made on the race track this afternoon, as the ruins and fimslilne of the past two, days have caused it to bo hard and1 almost as smooth as a Moor. Tomorrow is Ardmore Day, nnd Prosldent Wall nnd Secretnry Stuart i express confidence In a large atteii-; dance. With favorable weather the remaining two days will bring out lin-i menso crowds. ' The Poultry Exhlbt. A very Interesting exhibit of th? f t'r Is the poultry exhibit under the innnagument of S. S. Tolson. In this exhibit, or poultry How, Is to bo found tho finest poultry that the I i myards and tho chicken farms surrounding Ardmore possoss. Tho chlcH'iis aro ,ln wl n coops which give them plenty of room and also afford a good exhibition of thdr qualities. Superintendent Tolson of this department Is himself n breeder of fino chickens nnd has taken groat interest in his work. Pen No. 3 contains Whlto Plymouth Rocks belonging to Jim McCnnn of this city. Pen No, 2 contains White Plymouth "locks belonging to W. A. Kmdrum of Anlmort. No. 3. Whlto Plymouth llock, J. W. Dougherty ot Cleburne, Texas, owner. No. 1. Light Drahmas, Jim Dustou of Ardmo'd, owner. No. &. Partridge Cochins, '. B. A. Walker or Ardmore, breeder. No, C. rjic-wn and white Leghorns, O. A. Julian, of this city, owner. No. 7. Same as No. C, Dean Harr, owner. No. 8. Samo as No. C, Tom Dyer, owner. No. Whlto and Black Minorca', Dean Harr, owner. , No. 10. Puff Opplotlngs, Mrs. T. T. Pace, owner. No. 11. nionso Turkeys, J. W. Coffee of Province, owner. No. 12. Hi-if Plymouth Hock, P. P. Kearney, owner. No. 18. Samo as NO. 12, Doc Tanner, owner. No. j. Cornish Indian Games, J. W. Gwynn, owner. ' No. 15. Uarred Plymouth Hocks, R. Ij. Scott, owner. No. 16. bailie as No. 13, Jim ' i..c Ciinn, owner. , No, 17. Ptime, S, S. Tolson, owner. No. 18. Same, P. J. Kfns, owner. Among lii.co who registered nt the Ardniupve booth were the following; City Visitors, l.u Is Kendall . I UUn MeNwn Ivy Jeffrie I. M. Grwn W. (; (Jrodiou. I'1or V. V. Whltehumt I). 11. Ilookur C. I.. Hyttie Mr. and Mis. Hum. P. Dm Mrs. Stlllwell II. UlttHll V. A. Nlblaek Mrs. W. 1. Cruc le Crtieo W. 1. Cruce " S. A Douglai Ydllie Stuherlaad W. I). Potter V. Klnls Fox Mrx. Stephen A. Douglas III hei la NelilacK ti. o P i: if, hiwlil. r W. STUART. V M Campbell Kennclt Hudson Vera Olive Mrs. Robl A. Jones nnd son Mlsa Floy Mullen W. F. Gilmer . Mrs. (5i?o. Henry Uruco Mr. nnd Mrs. I. U. Holder A. 13. Adani3 W. A. Dai ling M. D. Hewitt Mr. Daisy Dunham ( Mrs. Fav Allen J. A. Puillam Mrs. Cyrus Pyoatt Mrs. Hvcrott Booth 1). J. Trendwell A. A. Watson Winona Kloman ' Mr. nnd Mrs. David Redfleld Kmost Atkins ' Felix King L. It. Marston, Artificial Stone. Mrs. H. A. SlmpSon Salefcta Fielder Mrs. T. K. Kearney l.csllo Kiianioy Nollle 'Dashnor Mm. Geo. Dardinor Leslie Woods Alice Mooro Arthur Sinclair , F. A. Plorco I". O. Hudson Mrs. H. Peterniun Miss B. Kembel Georgo Henry Uruce Mrs. A. D. Chase Jewell Whlttlngton Mabel Warren M. U Alexander Ix.'o Cathey J. C. Dixon B. W. Roberts and family F. J. Ramsey C. A. Mnupln Mrs. C. A Mnupln C. P. VanDenberg Mrs. C. P. VanDenberg Mrs. A. F. Hooper Mrs. J. n. 1,'grando S. M. Dsuglns J. M. Halrd Grace Johnson W. H. Johnson A. C. Cruce Liza Cruc.j P. Stephens C. I Heth Mrs. C. U Hoth Dr. J. P. Faun Mrs. J. P. Fnnn Out of Town Visitors. J. C. Bradford. McGeo N. Z. lildridge, McGeo T, J. Henlh, Gainesville J. C. Waahlngton, Marietta R, L. Ream, Wapanucka J. M. Suufter, Henldton 1', Nesnil'h. South McAlester W M. H ligers, llealdton V M. M lion, llealdton G N. Hill. Dallas ,1.. V. Aiirirewp, l'i Sinllh 11. M. Cii.lg, Crusher, 1. T. Mrs. I). V Andrew'. Ft. Smith J. A. Hret,p,eineyer, Leon O. G. Hreggenieytr, Leon. Jlmnile (Julheiine. Webb City, Mo. Mr. O. C Souls, Oklnhonui City Agnew Serar, I.ewlMton, Vn. Clay Arnold, Kansas City, Mo. J. C. Graham Marietta Mr. nnd Mrs. A. F. Selvnlly, Orr. Misses Gludys and Lucille Sclvnlly .tulin I.. SlmpHou, Gnluesvllle I). I). O'llrlin. Lone Grove P. M. llyid, Ime Grove W. M. MeKenzle. I .ono Gmve Dora Wllllnnii, Norman, Okln. Mary 'linker, Milton, lowu Ijiiira McClnrg, Milton, Iown Bdn'n Alvorson, Woodford J. S. Alvorson, Woodford A .1). GuniiHiy. Kansas City, .Mo. II. II. McCnnn. Hewitt O. J. l'enne, Dallas Mlsa Mamie Arnold. Gainesville Mrs. F. Hurgeols, Chicago Mrs. C. A Opllngrr. Kunwis City Mill nn Wall. Mullet i Clma. Morris, Marietta J. C. O'Neal, Marietta W. P. Gilliam, lloxbnr -t C. O. Gilliam, lloxbnr L. A. itlley. Buvlllo .1. W. lt'ley, Buvlllo II. S. Puillam, Whltosboro Chaa. K. Woodson, Chicago .lue N. Taylor, 'Piuirkorvlllo T. K. Wllthouie nnd wire Tisho omlngo J. T. Pnlllaiu, Temple. O. T. 4 Ilertlo McCoy, Caddo, i T. Mrs. .1. U l.ooney, Tishomingo Dr. .1. T. l.ooney, Tishomingo M. Mengir, Ainrshal, Tex. Mrs. Ho ItluUe, Mariottii .1. R. Stowell, Holder C. S. Wl'.bims, Tishomingo L. M. I HJI Norman Mrs. Lou Holt, Norman Mrs. Hell Henle. Hewitt Mrs. Gorli-ude TJiompson, Howltt. STARTLING DEVELOPMENTS INVESTIGATION OF AFFAIRS OF ENTERPRISE NATIONAL BANK. anies of .Prominent Citizens Who . ,i-ave Been Active in State Poll-"- Itlcs Involved Some Dirty Clothes to Wash. Pitlsbuiy, Pa., Oct. 10. Investiga tion of in uffalrs of tho Buterprlso National bank of Allegheny, whoso doors wore closed yesterday on ac count tif the suicide of Cashier Clark, Is making good pmmlses. The developments have been startl ing Involving the names of vievcrai prominent H'zons, who hnvu been uc tlvo In state polities. Aqcordln,; to the statement of pros idem Gwyner, tholiank through casn ler Clark, has furnished most of tho funds uso l to tloat the Santa Fo Cen tral railway and Pennsylvnnlii Devel opment company. In which former stnte ho says tho cases were had. Senators W. II. Andrews, Arthur Kennedy nnd Francis J. Torrance wore deeply Interested togethor with Clark. Clark was treasurer of both companies and the bank was custo dian of their bonds. Personal notes of promoters aro reported to bo nmoiig those furnished the hank. Androws denies the statement ot Owynner ind says he never got a cent from tho bunk. It Is dovoloped that government nnd stuto olllcers linvo boon In Pittsburg within tho last few weeks looking Into tho nffalrs of tho institution nnd particularly It was ald to make everything of tho state ment recently mndo by Homor L. Castle, prohibition candidate for su premo Judge, relatives to accepting money from the stnte, with nn under standing Wit certain politicians would linvo tho benefit of loans. LOOTED DENVER BANK. Imboden nnd His Pals Must Stand Trial for Bank Robbery. Donvor, Colo., Oct. 18. Ionaro Imboden, James A. Hill, C. II. Wlliley, B. JC. Hull. II. I.. Hull, C. C. Roberts, W. T. Camp, I). M. Carey, A. H. Davis and J. M. Bdmonson were indicted by tho grand Jury tudny on tho churge of conspiracy to steal Jl.712,587 from tho Denver Saying Hank. Wlliley and Bdmonson wero former presidents of tho Denver Savings bank, and Hill was prosldent when the receiver was appointed on August .lQ.last. II. L. Hull Is prealdent or the Mount Vernon National bank or Bos ton, Mass., Roberts and Carey nro officers of the Cherokee State ban at Enid, Okla., Camp and Davis nro officers of (no Texas State Trust com pany of Pert Worth, Tex., and Im boden and B. B. Hull promoters. KENTUCKIANS HANG NEGRO. Had Assailted White Woman Two Months Ago, WInchostor, Ky., Oct. 19. Sam Hlslo, a in'gro was hanged bore to day for iHsaultlng a white woman last Augiibi. Gas Gisser After Striking Oil. A bp'oelul from Donlson says: The Llndsny.Knnur Drilling company, which has been working at Sterrott, I. T., has struck n good flow of gas at 070 feet, Tho drill nlso passod through a" ten-foot stratum of asphal turn. Oil tin? been 3tmck but not In paying quantities. THE SECOND DAY'S RAGES BROUGHT INCREASED ATTEN DANCE TO THE FAIR GROUNDS. The Cinlm of the Association to Have Oood Horses and Plenty of Them Was rir.nde Good The Races Created Keen Interest. Derpllo tnc threatening wenlhcr ot yetonlny there was an Increased at tendance al the Fair grounds. Sooiety wtu out Ij. full force to Bee horsi t run. The track wiih In fulrly good condition. Throughout keen intorest was innnlfestcd In the events nnd there wna i.tuch riithuMnsm displayed. There may hiive lion other races thai brous'it forth as much Interest ns did Uhho yesterdny, but nono eve r brought forth nny more enthualnsm. The claims of the Association Ihaf there would be good horses and plenty of them v.-us fully established nnd Ardmore fii'nlshed what she advertis ed. The Hint race on the program was the 2.2.1 pace with live entries. After several luelfeetunl attempts (i1(iy Wero "off In a bunch" an dfhe nice was a corker. Down tho llrst turn they w,nt still togoihu' until rounding tho turn Lee Leek i.nsed ahead nnd hold It to the wire, tho rest of Ihe horses pas sing the Judge's stand under the whip, with .John L. second nnd Irene Cox, third. The second heat wns almost a rep etition of ihe first. Lee Lock ptiMied ills face u-ider Ihe wire nhead of the others din lighting the bunch, nnd winning tl.c nice. Time 2.12. The 2:r)il tint had but throe onirics, Hoiiwood. lllckham nnd Pantile P. This race was a close one between tho Ardmore horo nnd lllckham. Fannie P., being .'imirly outclassed. Ilonwood won both liLiits-by half u length. Time 2.17. Presl lent Wall of the association, who Is the owner of the winner, let out lils bell a notch. Ilonwood prdvod himself n gf.od, honest worker nnd his success was especially pleaalng be cause he Is 'home-folks." The harness horses nnd bikes gave way to the runner and tho pigskin nnd n del 1 of live faced the gentle man of color, who operated the start ing elnstlp. After working for tcu -inlnutcs th-.' shout of the starter got tliem off and a pretty raco for hair n mile with Alice Hoosovolt for a winner by half a length. Rip Tear, second, Jo3 Sanford, third. Tlmo n lint. Black Dot, I -July Stone and U. P. Johnson nlso ran. Fourth r.iicc.Runuliig. Seven eights mile. In till- evont thero woro nine en tries nnd tho stnrtcr had tho time oi bis life in getting them off, ami then ho didn't, eight of thorn got off in spite of tnc starter, and leaving ono at the post, negotiated tho seven clgnts mile under whip nnd spur. Lady Oak Icy was thn winner by a length, Jean Gravler, second, Mngonlo, third. Tlmo 1.30. May Ilrookwood, Twenlo, Mlsa Breeze, T. Jo nnd Frank Jones. Jake Webber who was backed heavily In this race, wns left nt tho post and there was a great deal of disappoint ment among tho talent, Tho firth race ended tno program for the afternoon, nt four and ono half furlongs for two years old. This race was characterized by Intense In tcriist. -Marlbo was heavily backed and the bookies wero hard lilt. Mar Inbo "made good the string, making a parade Instead of n race. Annlo C. second, PIro Dal, third. Tlmo 01. The Kid also ran. EXPRESS EMPLOYE CAPTURED. Clerk Who Defaulted With Hundred Thousand Dollars In Custody. Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 19. Edward Georgo Cunllffe, who Is wanted In Pittsburg, Pa., for tho theft or ono hundred ar.d uno thousand dollars In eush from the Adams Bxpross com pany, wns c nested hero today. Ho Is said to hnvo mado a clean breast of the matter to Pinkerton detectives and to havo oxprcssed a wlllliigncsi to return to Pittsburg without extradition papers. PRESIDENTIAL PARTY EN ROUTE Spent Today In Virginia at State Fair Grounds. Raleigh, N. C, Oct. 19. The presl lentlal party arrived hero at eight thirty o'clock this morning and was greeted by tho entire city. The party proceeded to tho Stnte Fair grounds, being escorted by militia and state officers. BANKER WAS DISCHARGED. Not Sufficient Evidence to Convict of Receiving Stolen Property. Willlston, N. Dak.. Oct. 19. W. It. Denny, cashier of tho First National bank, who was arrested on a chargo ot having received stolon horses, was discharged yesterday becauso of lack of sufficient ovldenco to warrant hold ing the accused. Conger Would be Senator. Wushlngton, D. C, Oct. 18. Tho resignation of Hon. Bdwin II. Conger as United Slates ambassador to Mex ico went Into effect today. With his retirement there 5t a revival of tho rumor that Mr. Conger will bo sent on a dlploL-intlc errand to China for President Roosevelt. On tho other hand it Is ntf authoritatively reported that ho has retired for tho purposo of devoting lis efforts to winning tho senatorial nomination from Iowa, which he has long-coveted.