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k Farthing Bros, AFtDMOREITE WANT ADS RESULTS tbwmt Golden Role TAILORS Steam Gleaning ant rreimni; Phone 543 VOLUME XII. ARDMOItE, IND. TEH., THURSDAY EVBNINtt. APRIL H)HG NUMBER 287 -r-fir- mini i n 'RESIDENT'S MESSAGE hit m an nrt"rntTvriAi er GOAL UHR 1J E, 3 1 K U , I 1UW Ur 0b Tmmy r OF WHICH ONLY ABOUT ONE- FOURTH ARE LEASED. 3enregatlon of These Land Was Made In 1302-3 and They Are Di vided Into Districts Qual ity of Coat High Grade. wnshinston. April i ; -People who hnvo been following tho course ot Jobato on tho Indlnu bill In tho sen ate may b Interested to know moro nbout tlio co.il land which, tho gov ernment now holds In trust for In dians In tlio Indluu Territory. Sen tor a Follotto quoCcd tho United tttaton geological survey ns nnthorlty for bis statement lhal thero aro 437.- 73 1 acres of Utfso coal lands, ot which 101.000 acres, or about one fourth, have already been leased. ......!. 4 I ......Ir.ulut nt Itin '". . .. i... i . survoy, cxamiueu uioso muinn innus i In 1002-3 nud segregated thoso dis tinguished for their coal or asphalt deposits. Ho personally segregated 137,731 ncrcB ot coal land and 7,239 ncrcH of asphalt land. Itwflloiif emurabored that tho Unit 1 Stnton mado "a r cnly with Uio Choctaw and Chickasaw tribca on March 21, 1002, In accordance wlUi .-which nil doposlts of coal and as- phnlt on Uieir lando were to ue soia at tho expiration of two jcars niter m a, t .. I . n.rrnin uhsi inn.! w6ro principally -aluablo becauso of their deposits of coal or asphalt and to withhold them from allotment. frr. Tntf was appointed to survoy ino I iiuia hub si-hubuw uic uuuviu. .auuo. ... I -J..I..W1.. . Jl. II COUhlUin-U liminrtUll. IU Ul .t,l (In. nri Inln flvn illirfrloln nnil I Mfl Konamioiv on each. Mr. Torn rcnortfl nru therefor contain- tl In nvo separate circulars publish- ;d in loot by tho department of tho Interior, tucko nvo districts inciuaoi Nation, (2) Wllburton-StlRlor district, Choctaw Nation, (3) Howe-Potcnu llstrlct( Choctaw Nation, (1) Mc- Curtaln-Massoy district, Choctnw Nation-, and (5) I.ehlgh-Ardinoro dis trict. Choctaw aud Chickasaw Nn' Mono. Tho coal lunds In thoeo dls- trlclH were advertised for salo on tho followliiB dalts: October a, 1001; December 5, 1001 ; February C, 1003; April a, 1003, and Juno 5, 1005, tp- htttcUvolv. Tho bICs sent In for tho purchase . . ..jii.i- ..v.. ,n..io -... ill lliluiH winuu munw ...... .llnn.ltitlnir. A ..nmmlsnlnn com- lscd of (Ion. John Jf. Wilson, tv ro- .tfi-ed (ollfcor of tho Unltwl Status army, and two Indian cltliens, one .i ropresontatlvo of tho Choctaw aud tho other of tlie Chlukasaw natlou, opened Uio bids nHu round them so low as to miKROst thnt tho bidders were desirous of purchasing tho lands purely ns nn Investment. The consequence Is that tho commission considered It butter not to sell tho lands. Uioy aro thurcforo still In ihn control or tho uovurnmont. Tncro arc four beds of commercial ly valuable coal In tho M'cAIostor llstrlct. In tho Wllburtoa-PtJjflor district thore nro Ilvo workablo coa". txJds, four In tho Wllburton division, ono lu tho Stigjer 0lvltt,m. The ilowe-roteau district contains seven coal beds of workablo thickness. Tho McCurtaln-Mnsscy district contains two coal beds of known workablo j,ej cither by being burned, crusn thlcknosB, ono In each division of tho e(j or Ktruck by falling plecos from llstrlct. Tho liChlgh dlstrlc con- tains two workablo coal beds. Many of thoso coala aro high In quality. Tloat of thorn aro admirably situated for mining. Tho beds ap- pear to rango la thickness from 2 1-2 to 7 feet. Tho McAlester coal bed In tho McAlester district has an out crop length of moro than 70 miles. Many ot Uio coals mako a coko of ox- collent grade. Thero Is no doubt Iiati8tlv3lcnlIyand comDnratlvely. these coal deposits tn Indlnu Torrl tory havo gTeat value. Miss Clara Tnto and Miss James Ina Johnson will 'give ono of Austin Dobson's dalntTest poems nt tho Con- fedcrato .Dentflt. Miss' Atrelle Flan' ulken wliraffOlease you with a vi olin solo. 1W Dally Axdmorlt to cts. pr monta History Fails to Record Any Such Previous J J ENTIRE CITY IS PRACTICALLY Haw ro.ini1 Innn ?i Spoiin nv- . wtv Streets While the Flames Leaped in All Directions, Crumbling to Ashes Magnificent Struc tures Which Had Braved the Earthquake Fire Still Rages with Uncontroll able Fury Interior Cities in Similar Plight to San Francisco Taking as basis tlio great tjic awful array of Natures forces, - c'nntr.aMPacific Ocean at fl . .i,i( nf Mnunt A UU U W wbw w w - and destroyed so much property. That this wavo of destruction traveled castwaid in a circlo that camo from the eouthern part earthquake, whllo Dokc and other Almost bimuluincous with pacific Ocean was, thcroforc, in - Aurnl n lilUWUlUK uu u - Ui.il fnm IIIU OOnuiua, uuuuu uuiu bruised from hor rough passage. Tho aubmarino disturbances wth combined strength, they crowded forward toward ban Francisco rrul0 Canary Islands reported r ,,;. nIlti dnnotinn- a swine VliU S 9 J m w ---w San Francisco, April 19. Day dawned on a scone of death and de struction. During U night names lmd con sumed many of tho city's finest struc- turos nna skipped In a dozon Ulrec' tlons to tho rosldoneo portions. -They mado thotr way ovor Into tho North ueach sectlou and sprlngliiR auow to til0 south' across toward Third aud Townsond Btrcets. Wnrehousi wnnlesale houses, mauufacturliiK con rnrns. nil full lii their path. This Completed tllO dOstlUCtlon of tllO ell tiro district known as the "South of Market street. After darliuess thousands of Iforao- loss people mado tholr way with blankets and scant provisions to (lolden (ate park and tho beach to find shelter. Thoso In homos on tho imls north of Hnyos valley in tho wrecked seollon piled their belong lugs In Uio streets aud express trap ons and automobiles woro hauling things away to sparsuly settled re ulons. Downtown ovorythlng Is ruined, not a business houso stands. Thcators nro crumbled Into hoaps. Factories nml commission housos He smoldering. All nowspapcr plants have boon rendered usolcss. It Is estimated the loss In Ban Francisco will teach $150,000,000 or J200.000.00O. Hundreds of peoplo hnvo been In- buildings. fho number of dead Is uot luaown, i,ut i H chtlmnlcd at least 500. Undor a special message fiom President Itoosoveh tho city has been placed under martial law. First estimates of the disaster wero totally Inadequate. In tho flrst shocks, lasting three minutes, nt 0:13 o'clock yesterday morning, be tween 1,000 and 2,000 persons nrc LttppoBC1, t0 havo pcriBhed. Bod Irs ot moro than 500 ot these had been recovered. Thon at 11 o'clock camo tho final shock, tho most so vcro ot all, nnd It Is feared that tho loss of llfo by this was many times hoavler Uian Uio preceding disaster. Hows ot buildings collapsed along Market street and water front and quickly Burned. AH of them con tained victims whose Identity passed SAN Befallen That rt( Vn'Ali nnrl Tl.iat citi'l inn v.. "' ....v. -wui. v... tidal wavothat struck tho M German Lloyd's ship Uarcarossa, April thoy seem to have swung around San Francisco, Viwnvhm wna lionnl nn Ani-11 (5. fnliuwod bv tho terrible witastrnnho -ww - - ' - - r- - - - of tho Island of Formosa, where vlllagos woro affected by landslides tuat complotoiy cliangod tlio tho Formosa disturbance came tlio commotion at both north and south SMnnif A iicnlln f,,. Q VmnnlLWI u-fio ilnlnun1 ttlfn .lnv-u nnil wiuiiwji iiuuvisw Tho ship was struck by a hurricane almost the first day out. tem to have split at Formosa, seismic disturbances tho day before tho San Francisco horror, with Mount Palma showini,' sitrns back to the stitrt uir nomt of tlie away with the ashes ot the build ings. . ' 1 One huudrcd blocks of downtown business limtsuS aro In ruins and the water front litis sunken so that Uio bay Is spreading over many blocks In that part of the city. The morgues aro filled :rud tho work of gathering the harvest of death has begun. Uito last night tho Cliff House, famous the world over, slid Into tho sea. Confirmation IT, also bad ot tho rumor that Isma Prlota, a mountain, fell down during tho earthquake and killed all tho occupants of a mill nlong tho Santa Cnu range. Sania llosha has been wiped off the face of the earth aud 10,000 are homeless there. Tho area covered by tho llamcs horo approximated ton square miles at midnight, with tho conflagra tion still raging. Tho forco 61 tho enrthquako cut off tho city water sup ply in the morning and nil day the fire king hold swiiy with frnntlc peo ple fighting with dynamlto to stny tho progress of Uie names. Tons of dynamite were used to dot Hoy hugo buildings In tho path of tho Uames and millions of dollars' worth of prop erty was sacrificed to save the city from total destruction. Scores of thousands uro wandering tho streets tonight, homeless, despair ing nnd utterly terrorized by tho frightful pluy of nature's most vlo lent iorces. FIro Is raging In a hun dred centers of desolation and tho best tho authorities can do Is to stand i ..... .....i ...... m.,.. .i .. .i V . - 4 ; 7w 7 blli.li ntij ... .uu vuh Vi tuu 1 uoping against uopo mat more may coma favoring circumstances to pro vent utter destruction. The property loss fiom shock and nro Is" roughly cstlmatWI at $300, 000,000. Uko tho death roll, the property damages estimates aro vngu-j General I-utffiion; .n command ot tln ,). puclflc. has beon onlerod to flan United States troops at the Presidio, j Krnnclsco to nlil the sufferors. declared tho city undor martial law ' as noon as Uio extent of tho horror Washington, April lQ.Tho war do TJecamo apparent, nnd tlooiw and po- i partmont has received tho following llco nre working together to save telegram from General Fuuston, tint life, protect property ami recover tne . cd at Sail Francisco: "It. Is Impoas dead. bin now to inform Son us to ttiu tell Tho Palaco Hotel was destroyed by extent of the disaster the city Is prao flro in tho nfternoou, after It hndlcslly destroyed, withstood tho terrific force of the Troops have been aiding tho cartlrqualto earTy In the day nnd Iti fiollco, patrolling and maintaining or- FRANCISCO Calamity of Earthquake and Fire as Has J 1 Beauttful Place T"ln ri n tr I li f 5 o li I rPli mi a' ti rl c rs " - ..v..w..vvj tho globe from a point in tho South Atlantic Ocean, culminating tf g and Into tho field of tho Pacific Ocean is evidenced by the ronorts on April 1 and 11 tho town of Kagi was ontlrcly destroyed by rumble ol Mount uanior in North Yakima, WashinKton. Tho points, tlio southern upheaval, .. w. ...... and passcd into tho Paclflc Ocean mysterious forces that have had annex, the Urantl, went with It. Tho sixteen-story Spreckles building, twisted by tho shock, was finished by fire. Tho Hearst building went down boforo tho seismic forco and fire. Scores of the bost buildings In tho city fravo either been ithnkon and twisted to pieces or burned. Al most tho entire area east of Sansomo street, lietween Market and Valiojo streets, containing Ihu principal wholesale houses of tho city, has liowi dovnstatcd and lies lu ruins. The $7,000,000 city hall was torn by the earthquake, the steel ribbed domo of lis covering mid tho entire build ing wrecked. In Market street near tho city hall the earth was rip pod opon and a gap ing Hub lire hIx feet wide left to tell the horrible iower of tho disturb nmc. Kan Frauelsco. April 10. Karly this morning lire spread Into Nob Hill section, In which aro located many frame residences, Including tho Crockur uud Huntington homos. Oakland, Cal April 19. Thousands of refugcoB from San Frandsco have come to this city. 1-ast night hun-dn-ds of cots wero placed In theaters, churches nud parks. Washington, April 111. A telegram received this morning from tho com mander of tho Pacific squadron, sent since the earthquake, reports all well with tuo squadron. I WiwhlnirtoD. April 19- -The Mnx ry of the trousury lias been ntithop hod to telegraph n transfer of ten j by u chargo of dynamite and proba mllllon dollars fmni tho sutreasury bly futally Injured. of New York to San Francisco. Washington, April 19, The light house tender Madrono nnd Unltoa , states steamship Albatross, uow ou DOOMED nf PArunnu A1t-nrl itn v. . w.uw..u numbu iui 1, one day out of Now York, for that Rnrrlflnoil co mnnv llvoc ' - w- w 1 topography of the country. as is shown by steamship reports, ,.n,n Lln U.tl .l 1 v.umiu iiivj uaitvti;il illlU in the north and south. Then tho irloba in tlinir L'r.mn sltif-n dur. Martial law has not been do dared. Working- In conjunction with tho civil authorities. Have not Inter fored with sending any dispatcher You cauilol seniT loo many tents or rations. About two hundred thousand people nro homeless. Food is very scarce. Provision houses nro all de stroyed. All government buildings in tho city aro gone." Interior Cities Suffer. Han Francisco, April 19. Hcports rrom tho interior nro mobt alarming Santa Itosn, ono of tho prettiest clt les of tho state, Is a total wreck with ton thousand homeless people, The Iosh of life there will probably reach thousands. As tho last of tho groat solsmlc tremor spent its forco tho wholo bus luoss portion of tho city tumbled Into ruins. Main street Is piled deep with fallen buildings. Not ouo business building Is left Intact. What was not dustroyed by tho curthquako has been swept by fire. Mossengors bring saddest tidings of Uio destruction of Hcaldsburg, (Jeyorsvlllo, Clovordnlo, Hopland and Uklnh. In overy ease tho loss of life and property Is as5Iiocklng ns here. Washington, April 19. Tho Unltod States mint at San Francisco escaped serious damage, its stock of coin nnd bullion amounting to $39,000,000, I safe. San Francisco, April 9. IJeut, , Charles C. Pulls, commanding a com pan yof light arUllery, was blown up lu relighting a fuse to destroy tho building tho chargo exploded whllo he was In the building. Iulls Is from Kearney, Neb. His father wns n for mer minister of tho gospel thore. Washington, April 19. The depart ment today received tho following from the Western Union: "Outsjdo cities havo beeu selidlng lire rnglnes to San Francisco, but they nra found To' be usoluss on a count of no water. Thuy uro return ing. Firemen roiwrt tho city doom od." (Concludel on Pnse-Four.) STRONQ REBUKE OF JUDQC HUMPHREY ON PACKERS CA8E Says "Trial Was a Miscarriage of Justice" Wants Congiesa tc Confer Upon Government night of Appeal. Washington, April 18. In a spvJal messago to congress todar Pwldrat Itoosovelt declares tho retult of tbo recont trial of Ut ."beef jvd(ora" "&C Chicago wi.r A mlscnrrlagn ot JtwUc Thfi hi. rrrotntlon plncoil by Judw lluwnl r -i ih.- will of cougreso 1 Huft - . iHk lint will nbr-olntcly abort .. fb-' message Is based law 'y ho letter to tho prosldeut from AUornoy General Moody, In which tho latter revlows tho pro- cccdliiKH of tho enso against Uio puckers. Tho prehldont onys that It Is clear that no criticism in to bo at tached to Mr. Garfield. Ho refers sharply to t.io decision nf Judgn Humphrey, saying that congrcoi could not Iiavo foreseen such a do- clsloil And thnt Ifo can hardly belloro the ruling of Uio judge will bo fol lowed by othor Jndgos. Ho declares: "Such un Interpolation ot law as Ural placed on It Cy Judge Humphrey will como moa"stfrably noar maklne: the law a farco." Ho recommends that congress pass- n dcclaratoo act stating ito rest Intention nnd also reqnosts congrcm to confer upon tho government br statuto Uio same right of appeal In criminal cases which defendants now enjoy. Tho New State. Governor Fronts ot Oklahoma con tributes on article entitled "Tho Hew Btato" to Uio May isauo of Bouth wit, published by tho pasncr trafllc tfcpnrlroent of the Hock Island Frisco lines, Tho price of tho magatno,f) Aro cents n copy, or fifty cents a ycr. Address Hit communications to 1031 Frisco llulldlng, St. Imls, Mo. 1910 Home Missions. The Missionary Society or Uto llroadwuy Methodist Kplscopar Church, South, was pleased to have with them nt tholr last meeting Miss. Mary Cmco of Gentry, Ark., who was a pupil ot Mb Scarrltt Dlblo Train ing School at KnnsaB City. Her ex planation ot tho methods of tcnchlac woro lntereslni Many noblo wo men aro sent out annually as deacon esses from this school. Tho Homo Mission workers ot Virginia nro re joicing that ono of their members, Mrs. Conrad Catlln, Is preparing for this work. Tho First church of Llttlo ItocJc i hoping to receive good results from the efforts of tho deaconesses which they hiivo recently employed. This, now ortdr TnrSifi necessary In too' largo clttos. The only Woman's Homo Missionary Socloty "beyond tho boundary ot tbir United Statos Is at Monterey, Mexico. It has n membership of thirty-five. Tho report for Uio past year shows tuo amount expended on parsonages, etc., $C5i.&7: cash1 on hand $.1oVfC,. making a total ot $1,018. Don't fafKp hTTCnTT Uio Confederal TTcnofU Friday night, April 20. Bat on salo nt Ho lied Crosa drug storu. 10-15. $S, $10 and $20 coupon book0 at tils oClce, $2500 Ilujrt Onefplot ot sround thr bliWs from Kln etrrt Inlibe irrow ag town ot ManuiVlllr. oalr f"r jrmri nlil, Dil ban lM or 1600 r-opl. In thelnntlfoIlrllr f tbe Wol Itu. ThU block of fortjucres cmtn onl qp Into lots (nil Moo. lln loca tion In luiilr luprrh on a rfllilcu HciUin. II Inuitloa aur tlit II be h portion of tho town nil lln purobata offer- ; plpmllil flt'lil tor irotit t.iklDtr, It' tnap prvpeidttnD for ft t' wo iKiusierto ti.kr biild ut ami will not rt-mnln ou tbo mackts lunir. See o atoaci-, , F, Youiig & Co, Vne l r IU UdliiK, Arraoto, Inil.Trr.