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ni'fctY B OLDEST DAILY NEWSPAPER IN INDIAN TERRITORY-ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS. jilng Bros. Iden Rals MORS t ClrinlnK anil hone 543 ABDMOREITE WANT ADS Hrlair RESULTS L ,UME xn. ARDMORIS, JN1). TKH.. WEDNESDAY KVENIAH, MAHHl Utt. HUH, iNUMBRR 2GB RSE THIEF GANG BUSY ANIMALS BEING STOLEN IN I TERrilTOnY. PIN LODGED IN LUNG. nd i Run Horse All Night. Then fnue Journey Under Guise of rmers, Which Gives the Officer! Trouble. sec, I. T., Match ST. Deputy I Cowan came In from Okmul- .1 night nnd has plnccd In the J Jail hero two prisoner chars- stealing horxjH from Sam Wll intakes (fix persons who loon arrested In the western I thu Crook nation within tho roe woolw charged with steal rses. ly Cowan stntt that thoro la tulzcd band of thieves working western part of the Indian Tor ranging trout Holdenvlllo to , Ok. They Btonl horses in tho y and run them across tho tero thoy nro sold very cheap- often to persons who know or '.nfion to oellevo Uiat tho hortes itolen.. Quito frequently thefc will tako a horso ncros tho trade It off for ti few dol d a supply of whisky to bring to the territory. Keokuk FnllB le town JubI over thq Oklaho- and Is a fa-orlta erasing r this clans of person u. It Is. rest point nt. which thoy. cm Young Lady in Dylnu, 8trange Case Presented. Cincinnati. O., March 27. An ox- remrly delicate and linxanloiw opera- tlon whs performed yesterday at tho city hospital In an effort to miro the life of Nollle DeJolins, a waltreBt.of Sin Vine street, who a fow days ago swnllowed h pin, which lodged In tho bronchial tube of her right lung. An Incision van nude In tho upper pat I of tho cBest at tho Ihiso ot the neck and the lung laid bare. Tho bronohuil tube was cut into so that ( forceps could he InHortod. The probii for the pin waB unsuccessful, ho'v uvor; an it trad lodged in a Hpot foo far In the lung to bo reached. A mr.g net wns used, but the pin could not b; drawn out Tho young woman la now dying, ml on account or a seemingly trilliriK cause. Last Friday ihu was holding thu pin In htr mouth while nho fixed her veil and happened to cough, draw- Ins the pin Into her lung. tor. 7 gang of thlovfcf havo been op, for some tiraenna have sto jt of homes. They have uvclvc-d lchome to ecapo with the sto- main and throw off anyone who (a to trail them. After Mealing u ot horsoH nnd riding them nil hoy fctenl n wagon and eet of I and bitch tho borsca un and ho balanco of tho way. in tho just bh If- they 'were farmers, ijiuty marshal, when ho starts f trail, traced them up to tho there they haro stolon tho wag- (use they hayo boon loading tho horses. Tlioro nil trace la lost ) from that time on no one has ryUiIng except a ccruplo of farm fine in nwagoh. It took the ofll vofal months to drop onto this tut Mmplo ruso of effectively g them off tho trail. y Marshal Davo Adnms says a great ileal of horse steal ng on now nocnuso or tno jlco of horses. It'a a poor nag. 2... . .... ..... . i . . .. . . uku win uoi unng iii-iii aunt orson Etcnlluor It Beta only half la worth, fliitl when they aro at that price thero are h good fadOM along tho Oklahoma bor would not stop to aBk ques bout prior ownership. Whon tro very hlsh more of them nru tho thlovea' attention belnr; at I to thorn instead of horse. father and Son Arrested. ion, Texas, March 27. Tom fide, a prominent liardwnro mor- of DoniBon, and his son Jesse eon plnced tinder orrcfct on a (of assault to murdor. Tho com jwns roado in a Justice court prninB by Fred Uosar. Tho Jnt grew out of n dlfllculty occurred early Sunday morn which Uogar received two cuts knife. KntlClpatlno Coal Strike. ion. Tcxns. March 27. After Ilock Island will Boni no al to TuxaH from Indian Tor .'according to a notice sorved iKrlson. Tho Frisco has In turn J tho Houston and Texas Cen blch' Id now ecndlni; coal cars instead of north. The action !$i because of tho impending lot coal. miners. Other roads Jdcllvery of coal twmo tlmo ago, .Killed In Coal Mine, ryetta, I. T., March 27. T. w, who lived at Sliulter, wns In tho flhaft of a coal mlno near lco. Ho was stooping over look- oVn tho abaft when tho cage was DCing loworeu iroui bimh-. :hlm cu tho head knocking him u hole. Ho was caugm Dciwecn fire and tho sldo of the shaft Is hoad nnd faro were crush! 3 boyond recognition. ember tho spring millinery p at Morgan & Tatum'e Friday iturday Every lady Invited. Boa ilvcn to each lady 28 WONDERFUL BLIND WOMAN HAS DEVELOPED MOST REMARKA OLE FACULTIES. Although Totally Blind for Ycart She Cuts and-PIU Dresw and Matches Colored Carpet Rsgs Without MlsUke, TORNADO IN ITO CONTROL OKLAHOMA THREE PERSONS FATALLY INJUR ED DY STORM. Telephone and Telegraph Wires Dow.) In all Direction! Houses Twisted Afound end Blown to Piece. Heavy Loss over Cot'ii'ry. Oklahoma City, O. T March 27. Mrs. S' M Kirk, an Oklahoma woman living nt Forest Valley, who has been blind for many yean;, hax acquired n onsc of feeling that Is rcmarkablu. Kho preparew tho mealu for tfio family with llttlo akslstance, and in paring jwtatoCK an pick out tho eyes wllh oh much aklll and precision an If i;ho could see In the hCHt uay. Sho makes nil tho drcar.es for her two little girla nnd can get all the different piece to- gcthiT'wIthdut getting' otu of them wrong. One of tho most remarkable. tlllngh Is In sewing carpet rags. Hno can pick out all thoso ot the same col or and taek thorn together without a lulss and In threading :t needle l)q does It ;ih well nnd iiulckly nn If her eyesight were orfect. In baking cakes ho can combine nil the nocesM-ury In grcdlent with tho pr6por proKrtlons nnd tho product Is fuultloss. Mrs. Klrlt hha .never siwrtt n lny In n t.chool for. tho blind, but has learned to do these things In her own homo nnd altogeth er by application. Hho lost ctio ot her eye when ijulfo a sinnll child, hut ha.i only been totally blind to tho last twolvo years. rrrj, Okla., March 27. Throe per soon stlstnlned liijitrles that may provo fatal and thouwindrf of dollan Worth of property w-as destroyed In a torna do that struck tho neighborhood south ot Hilling, Okla. .Mr and Mrs. InmoK Kussoll wo-o badly hurt as thiy lay In bed. Thu home was literally blow n to plecon over tlivlr hojidd and they wore burled in the ruins. Mrs. Ham Merrlpold sustain ed KrIou InJurloH In a lilmllur mnn ncr. Tho cloud wan xueu II in I houth ct llllllngH, whoor ft split, part of the fun nel going towards Itiil Itock nnd the other swooping down north of Coren. The Htwscll homo wus dln-ctly in tho path of tho cyclone. Tho substan tial farm house wun tainted and wrenched and foil in on the occupants. The.ouTbulldlti(Oi wroro carried away. At the farm of Will Carpenter, oast cf Kcxl Ilock, tho bnn and nmuller outbuildings wore demollshod. No ono was huft- Th hay sbvds of Frank Wight wcro sehed by tho terrific suc tion and whisked away in tho dark- uesj. Tho horatyor Michael Conway warf razed. It vj:? hero, tliat M"nu Merrlflotd was hirt Mr. and Mrs. Morriflold lived In the house. Ho es caped ufDurt. Tho extent of her In Juries aro not definitely known. Thu barn of William Mooro wan carrli-U from i(s foundations and the barn, windmill,, two liorsca nnd cow of William Collier oast of Ceres wcro fucked up in tho.funnti., The bulldlngK on Uio farm .of 1-M ltleu north of C'n'rt worit de'tniyeil. Tlioni-wnn no ono at homo Imro. At tho "Illg V" rapoh in tho name nol'gh borhtxxl n hnyshod nnd windmill wore destroyed. While ihoro l no largo loss of live stock reported, many animals un doubtcdly perished. Trees, fruit tirchanls. fonroK and Improvements wore damaged througti- out the country. An npin'yxlmato Idea of the loss onnnnt bo reasonably nv hred at this time. Denies and Early Vegetables. Davis, I. T March 28. (Srvelal.) Ir. J. W. Oroeno, of Chlllleothe. Mo., hns Just acquired a tract of land near this city for tho purpose of r tiPtntr raspberries and early vegetables for tho Knnsiis Cif nnd St. Lou In mar kets. Dr. Oroen says ho has been with lrof. nurbank, In California for some years nnd oxpects to experiment with improved horticulture along the Ilurbank lines. Tho doctor Is highly pleased with tho outlook in thf Washita valley and predicts a grout future for this section when titles bo- como perfect. Ho thinks alfalfa nnd fruit growing will practically do away with cotton In this Miction of tho country. It Is his opinion that this will become thu grjit fruit and berry mnrKci mi ring tno next tow nays. Republicans at, Davis, Datls, I. T., Mnroh 28. (Special.) Tho lloo3ovolt Republican-club of Da vis, consisting of 109 members, has decided not to ondorso Democratic cnndldnteti in th6 coming' municipal election They expect to put.thtjlr own ticket in tho field next spring. F, W. IngnllP was elected '"president and Isaac Addler, secrotar'y. -Thu cluh; endprswl mayor DIcklnBon for rto1oc tlon at Turner Falls without n rtln- sontlug vote. Opera house, tonight. 23-3 Farming Around Davis. Davis, I. T March 25. (Special.) Tho farmers in this locality aro be ginning to plant corn. Tho cotton acrengo will probably bo somewhat less than last year. Washita valloy farmers nro giving consldorablo niton tlon of alfalfa and ccrn, and will not plant as much cotton as formerly. Matlure Saturdiy 3:30 o'clock opera, house. Prices IB an.d 25 ceata 25-? CORPORATIONS PAULS VALLEY POSTMASTER. MAY ASK FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Prtsiden Is KnoVsn to Favor This Plan In Fact Has Advocated Federal Control of Corporations and of All Railroads. Matlnco Saturday a30 o'clock oixira huiSK. lrlcrs 15 nod 2ri-ccnts 2S;! - Wiudilngtcii, D. C March 27. Will Irosldont Itoosewlt now enter on tho second stago ot his campaign for thu ederal n.'gulatlou of groat corpora- tlona by ndvocntlng.Au nmendmont to tho Constitution of tho United States? I This question arl.ios froi'ti tho unanl- mouK report made by the Judiciary commlUe of tho House against the r!commoudatlon ot l'resldent Itooso vi'lt that groat rortonitlons other than raJIroiidx cugatod In biudnctt In more thutt ono Mate ph mild bo rogulaUd by federal lawK. In tho roport written b Hepreaen tativo Jenkins, of. WIstconHin, tho view wns taken that thu regulation of cor poratlotiH by fcdorul authority would bo unconstltutloiial, becoUHC It would rob tho dltforont stntes of their jiollce jwwer. ThlB n-port undoubtedly will bo adopted by tho houw. Ttio fiamc view Is Liken. by tho nenatt )rwidont lloorelt has for live years advociitid federal control of cor porations, and - lias dt-clurod that It thl control cond not bo obtained by an jet of congrcsH, for tho reiihou that Mich Inw-B might bv regarded as im constitutional, ho would favor an amendment to tho federal constltu tlon. J Congrn pansid tho law croatliip tho bureau of cotnoratloiiH to Invest! patu conndcntliilft- groat torporatlotiil. , In his messy- of 1003 President Itoow-volt did uoj refer to tho subject of thl Nor ,l:i(i. but he did urgo congresu to con. slder whether tho power of thu bureau of corporations could not bo cotistl tutlomilly extended to cover Interstnle transactions in life Insurance, . President ItcHisevelt, In his annual message of December lasts nppenred to have -fomn doubt as to tho on'.lro ef- flonoy of tho bureau of corporations, He. Kild he believed (ho cororatlon3 could bo rvRiilatod by an act of eon grot. Then he used thl language: rir thfU prows ImpoiVlbh', it will certainly bo necessary ulllmately to confer In fullest form such power upon tho nut local government by a propor nmoiidmnt of tno constitution.' A Lively Tilt is en For the Job-i-Uiu.il Charges Filed, WimhltiKton, a i arc i n. Thoro la n hot fight on tho postofllcc at Pauls Vallry. Thu pnnent inctimbiuit, A. M. Diwelioater, wbo hiM held thX) one for elulit yoars, having au exempt lounl record for elllcloiiey and kooiI and- K In Hint country, naturally Books renp'Hiintment J. N. Jackson. Uultel Sttttr. dopiity marshnl there, haa conio to Washing ton and Is pushing hltni- for that place, cnlelly, It h said, on ground of being u rough rider. That may not pull hi in through as chargea affecting his moral character have been flloJ at tho whlto hwteo, ami Dorrbosbir'j friends In Indian Territory aro gutting busy writing to tho pnwldont charges tininst Jackson's moral unfitness. Sec retary Ioeb has Informed Jackwin that thoro nro charges against hint Tho .iiostofllco department thinks highly of Dorchester who in backed by all tho good people of that soctlon, il- nniyndrmm't oflic conttutlon. did- hf do In -Wi liit-ssage cf PRISONERS INCINERATED FOUR NEGROES IN COUNTY POOR FARM JAIL LOSE LIVES. Holocaust Caused by Ono Negro Prio- oner Trying to Burn His way to 'Liberty Eight Inmates Were Rescued, All Injured. Corrlcanu, Texas, March 27. Four negroos were burned to doath In tho Jail at tho county lunn at an onily hour this morning. Tholr names nro as follows: John Williams, Hill Huther ford, itiarlcy Dlackburn and I'd lim ner. Another negro, Arthur Wllllnms, wnu eo badly burned that thorn Is little hope for hU recovery. t . The holocaust was the result of John Williams nt about i o'clock thU tmorning making an nttempt'to burn his way to liberty. The Jail was .a two story frame structure and the prls onem slept on Hie second floor, At tho hour named William mndo his way to tho first tloor and slatt ed a flro ajalnst too wall. When tlit flames grew menacing ono negro at tempted .to give tho a.arm but was prevented from doing so by Wllllnms. A little later tho tlames had madu such headway Hint the bnlldlng was so full of Gtnoko that Uio othor pils oners could not longer be restrained and they aounded the alarm which aroused .Superintendent Cherry, who rushed to the scene. Ho throw tho door open nnd called to tho prlsonora tp como out. Tho open door created n draft which augmented the flames and increased Uio heat nnd smoke nnd the building burned rapidly. Thoro wero twelve prisoners In the Jail, nil negroeB. Klght of them escap ed, but none without being inoro or less burned. Tho Jail cost about $700 and w.ia In jured for HP0. It wan n total chb CONFEREES IN SESSION INDICATIONS POINT TO AGREE MENT ON MAIN QUESTION. Which Will Permit Arizona and New Mexico to Decide for Themselves tho Question of .Admission to the Union as One: State. Washington. Mnreh 2K. That tho tt.-n.ito mid house will reach a compro mise agreement oii'tho statehood hill which will permit Arizona iiud Now Mexico onrh to deoldu far thunisolvo.i Hi' nuestioa of admission ns ono state, comes ns a correct conclusion from present Indications. .. Tho conter.uo mot today uud while tho session wan duvotod to what ur tanned minor nmondments thoro urn Indication that a basin of agreement on tho chief question is suggesting It self naturally, nnd will result In ie:: toratlon of the Arisona and Now Mov co bill with tho Fomkor ainendmuuL, Inquiry among tho senatoni who nfi poseil the original house bill, Indicate (hoy will accept this commlttco ,proai Isu. Tho senate amendments denning tho limits of pi&hlbltlon In Oklahoma, Is regarded as Uio result of n general agreement among nil parties Interest ed uud Is nccopted. Likewise it scums llttlo objections will bo offered to tho senate provision allowing school lands to be selected, In plnco of school lands found to be mineral lands. Othor scn ato ninondiiiF-nlH will bo considered Friday. FURIOUS FIRE IN JOHNSTOWN PROPERTY LOSS WILL EXCEED THAT OF GREAT FLOOD. The Stricken City In ConflanratM Beyond Control of the Dozen Fire Companies Fighting Flames. One Life la Lost. TAKES CENSUS . OF CHILDREN INDIAN CHIEFS AND THE INDIAN AOENT TO CONFER. Inventory of Children Under 8k Years of Ago to be Taken for the Pur pose of Making Allotment of Lands of Three Tribes. Unwton, Ok., March 27. Chief Qua nah Parker of tho Cbmnnches depart ed today for ATTadarko whfro no. will bo In conrorenco wllh Indlnn Agent Illackmon and Chief Louo 'Wolf of the Klowntt for the puropsu of making hn Inventory of tho Indian children of the Klown, Comanche and Caddo tribes born Klnco 1000, to bo forward td to tho wcretnry cf tho interior to ho used In tho allotting to the babies ihtilr landsj Flvo thousand rattlo, tho property of tho ComnncneH, uro-grnring on tho township laud in tho Kiowa-Comanche Indian reserve. If thoro aro us many us 160 babies, not over six years old, (Jaunnh Parker will Nttggost that tficdr allotments, which equal a township, bo given thVm together Hint they may keep their cat Ho Intact. Quanah Ktat"l today that ho mny leave tomorrow for Washington to see tho president regarding the allotment of those lauds. ('ountrlnr Tllrrflr., Sergeant Holly, n celebrity of tho Irish bar, had u reiiinknblo habit of ilrawlug oo!ielnltiiH' directly nt vnrl .inco with IiIk premises mid was ton M-iitieiitly tih-kiiiuiii-d.'oiintielorThori: fure." In ewiirt mi one iKvnslon he thus mldivvd .the Jury: "Tho caw Is mi i-k-nr. Ki-iillrtiiii, that you eutinot jMKtJllil.v mlu.iden-tnud It, and I Klniuld pay your iiudi-rstundliigs n very poor eoinplliiioiit If- I dwelt upon it for nn other iiilnutu. TU'imforc I shall nt once proceed to explain It to you an IlilllllU-lv as M-llile." i - - . ... . ,1, A .Mrititiiiiiiirilitii (.'mtnni. ilio MohuiiiMioliitiH liiivt- the custom when they ivcelvo a preent. of thank lug Hod tirst. then the giver. If you do them ii favor they will miy, "I tluinU J(sl for your klndiUfiH to mo," . Soma may comply rat hot- thought Icijitly with this rtiHtnrii. which thoy have liiborltdl from their fiUDerx. but many oertalnly ay It wJth tholr whole heart. .imiiiiK I'j-lcniUt Whew! What, Lottie llrown encag ul? That provi wjiat I've nlwnyH Mild-iluit,' no mutter how plain mid badly teiniH-rid n girl may be, there's uhvuys n tool rondy to tnnrry hor, U'Iio'k the HKr mntiV . "I ami" -Life llir Cnnil-I'M Hump, . The camel wns thu last of. the anl Dials to enter thu ark. "Hey, then yon," nulled Noah, "get a hnmji on jourrclfl" Then the camel promptly git its back'np, nnd that's how It hup peied.-Philadelphia Itecord. 3tate Insurance Election. Albany, March 2S. Insurance bill postponing Mutual Insurance elections until November 15,. passed the senate unaqlrucrjs'y, The power of fnrtunu Is confessed only by the-.mlserable, for the happy Impute nil their success" to prudence and merit. Swift. Arkansas Primary Election. Llttlo Hock, Ark., March 28.. Democratic primary election ia bclna held In Arkansas today for a United State senator, a governor nnd all statu officers. A largo voty In being polio Tho result of tl primary Is equlvnl ent to nn election. ' Pally Ardmorstre 80 rW. r oaestt Johnstown, I"a., .Mnroh "JR. ,v tiro which It still burning, started at 1S:M o'clock this morning In tm flve-otory, brick building of tho tiwank Hard- warv coniany nt .Main and lk-dfanl - streets. A general alarm wns sent ta and tdt tho dromon of Uio city aro trying to get tho blnzo under control. Tho Swank Hardware company ha tho largest wholesalu hardware cotab llhliment botwwn nttsburg nnd Phil ndelphiiu StrmfUrrii adjoining tw Swank Hulldlug fro also on flro. IL lit not yet known how Uio blnzo start ed. A largo quantity of powder nod oil nro stored in tho hnrdwnro store firirl II lu tif.l Iwdfftl'fifl t)nt llin fltinuu can bo chocked befpro they rooca IL , rnvo apprehonslon Is felt na ta Qui result when this powder aud oil Li k nHed. While many stream, of water arn bv tng played on tho hnrdwnro bultdJusR. thoro in llttlo hope of Caving any pare of it, tho chief work ot tho tlrcm3i bo lus directed toward saving aurrousd lag proporty. Tho building of tho Johnstown Jour nal ttau been onUrely. consumed. O. H. Santamoure, telegrnher for tao lMbllshnrti' I'rcss Association, Is mbw Ins nnd it is feared ho hiis peristuil. Tho building ot the Hcnderbon Fur niture company Is nlmot destroyed, while Iho Foster building nnd tho Oreer building nro also burning. IT theHo buildings arc destroyed tho om will bo nearly J700.000. At 2:3S o'clock It la funm! that- Ihir property Jojoi may rival UinC tT tho 'lood which devastated Johnstown. Tho wholo business district Is In perU ot being destroyed. Ono llfo tins already been lost, Uvat- of William Campbell, n flremau, vrbo-' was caugut under a falling wall and ' crushed to death, His body won recovered. The voluntoor flro department 1 helploss. The equipment Is lnndiqunU-, nnd tho. hose Is constantly bumUnif. The town Is without electric light tho wlrca ot tho electric light cotnptf ny having been burned. At 3 x m., tho flro contlhu tsv Rliread nud is apparently byond con' trol of tho twelve fire companies IlgbC lag tho llnmcs, Tho loss la now estimated nt clow to 11,000.000. '. Sovornl firemen have been serlouMr injured. It Is foarod help will havo b ' Ik) summoned from Altoona Johnstown, la., rncll 28. Virv that Uircatencd tho business section, ot this cUy Mas pheed under contrul this morning. Tho total loss Is tSOtV 000. The- principal losers are: Swan Hardware company 1250,000; Flshcn nnd company, wholesnle liquors, $U0 000; Wild Otllco Uullding I140.00U:' Hondorson F"urnlturo conuny IMi&X. Win; Campbsll, a flroman was kilUl by falling walls. PERKINS UNDER ARREST. Life Insurance President is Charged With Grand Larceny. New York, March 28. flcoreo W. Perkins,- formerly xlce-presldcnt of tw Now York Ufo Insurance compaaj wan nrredted on a warrant chnzrinR grand larceny In tho nrt degree. Tho n-nmint was Issued by mnglstratu JoAipbT Moos, llcforo ho kaa axTalua od, his counsel applied to Justtoa Orconbttuui! In tho supremo court tor a writ of habeas cqtpub, dlrocUng pro duda.rof Perkins before Greenbaum. Tha writ was irranted. In his poti. tlon lVirklmi dcclured hla Imprison ment and restraint aro Illegal, that tho warrant Is void In that uo evldonco t nny crime, or act, JusUfylng nm had been submitted to Moss and tnat tho magUtrato was without JurlsUc-tlon. Final Effort for Agreement." Indianapolis, March 28. Tho Joint conference ot bituminous coal opera tors nnd minora ot tho control cor petltlvo district, met today in what u generally understood to bo a final ef fort to Teach an agreomenL Thero wero no Indications that tha strike, could be averted. itt