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A'OLl'MH XIII. AKDMORK, I.T.ITHSDAY HVICXINCi, JULY 10, ISMHi. MWIBJSlt 45 INDIANS AND STATEHOOD FULLBLOOD REGARDS IT AS A LEAP IN THE DARK. See Ip It the Death Knell of HI Hap--.plrie Spell the Doom of HI Race Chat. ( Olbion Voices the Fe'lblood Lament. liufnulii, I. T., July 9. Thcro are miiny expressions ns to how the In dian will rccolvc tho coming of state hood. Tim most Interesting of those is furnished by Chariot) Glbsou, the wolt known writer. HIh Is a melancholy vluw, hut thoro Is little doubt that many of his follow red men feol the. samo, when they see the pain fuoe crowding them from tho only country Ihey could claim as their own. Olh son says: "Tho rod matt hoarH tho shouts of tho throng ho hours tho Bound of tho cannon and the thunder of tho Runs of tho victorious What moanH this great rejoicing of tho pale fncos; U It a Hlgn that me 'red man'B glory Is gone Ih It tho death knoll of IiIb hnp plness? "He lookH Badly on. He knows It Is somothlng not gol for him that Ib In More; ho feclo that he has villi IiIh raco and lost; ho has put up a Htnylng hand to no offcct;he has beg ged to ho let alone, ns tho days of ..... ..l..l ........ ......... miH.liA.Ail n tliA IIIH UJHBlVIItU nt'lU JIUIIIUVIVU (Ik HIV best. "How tho mighty hnth fallen to say tho least of It; he has always been th under iIor only to his sympathizers, who were few and far between. It will ho but n few years until his worldly goods havo gone ho will bo a foot hall for the vicious stranger, who will crowd Into this now country. Man's humanity to man will crop out and tell us nothing to tho contrary. Wo sco It today smouldering benoath tho ashes of victory. Thcro will bo a rush which ''III bo a vortox over the rsl race. Tho unthoughtful will soy, "what . u pessimist!" Rending tho charge is no child's play. It Is putting the shackcls on tho hands of once :ix prrud n pcoplo ua ho grout splr't over fashton6d and placed upon this earth, and tho knowlcdgo of man cannot comprehend tho time In tho dim past witeu ho was not free to cotrio and go at his own swcot will. This ts now forbidden. It is trio he has a resting placo for his reel and a placo to call his homo. Hut ho Is told that thus far shall thou go and no further; within theso bounds live and die. "Tho forest, tho dale, tho river?, th? mountains, great campflrcs, which know him once will know him no more forever. Header! whlto black or red; placo yourself In his stead for a few moments and you will npprcclato tho red man's doom. Ho did his best nnd Imu fnl1i.il- tlilu lu Hin wlnillnir mi nf all that remained of the red rnco prop or; ho has struggled with ono that was much superior In strength nnd must submit and mako tho most of his short llfo. Ills pcoplo will go down and out without a history only nH tho historians want to record It. Tho Great Spirit will soon sco tho last of his most truo, honost and upright rnco swept off tho earth. "Tho habits of tho white raco aro not wholesome for tho red race, tho habits of which ho Is forced to ndopt. It would seem as If tho great spirit mado him to roam at will in habit the hills, seeking nature's auto- tudo nnd enjoying nnturo; this will he a thing of the punt. This w ill shor ten tho llfo of tliefci nian, his squaw and his papoojo'& Ho 'a toM iow tint ho Is living Ir. the .tew !,orn slst? of Oklahoma. riila sound j Mrang- In him as ho had iiotuiv, tc ln with this state of affairs. T' y tell tSi rol ruin that all of this hubub Is for his good; ho knows ho Is poworlcss nuu goes to tho slaughter llko a sheep without complaint, knowing that his voice U not heeded. Tho now dawn, ns It is called, is n leap in the dark to him; hut fato has decreed that ho must Abide by tho consequences. He must mako bcllove. "It ts a sad thing, tho chungo. He roamed over tho wilds o( this country WllllWllb IIII1UIU111.U, IIU Ol'ifllUtl 111 iiiu II . t .1 . . . ...... 1. 1 .. ..!.. wuiurs ui una ma uni-u uuuyu land; his cheerful whoop was heard from mountain top to mountain top; the .merry laughter of his tquaws re sounded In echo down the beautiful streams and lakes; the shouts of tlu little papooses limning from cnbln o cabin are hushed. No more will tin whoop If vt of tho happy red man be hca . .Ills land, he once called his o- . "It Is atl new to htm and will he to the older ones until he Is carried nut and ptneod beneath the polk bushes. It Is now up to our llttto papooses to make an effort to learn to adopt this new ordor of things and llvo up to this now cause. On co upon a tlmo this thing of tak ing land In soveralty came to the red man; ho was offered this great Westorn country in oxchnngc for hi old hiiunts In Ala bama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee and was told hero he could ralso his papooses anil chaso the buffalo nnd wild door to his heart's content nnd Vouht live In peaco and quiutudo us long as grass grew nnd water ran. This looked good to tho red man and he undertook the hard shlpS'of tho trial losing f cioiUh tho most of his old pooplo pn route. Hut once settled In this wild country became happy. For many years af-, tor ho long n time ho wns forced out und n change ennm upon him. This the winter of discontent, of Ills luol nncholy days and In tho name of tho groat spirit wo beg for tho full blood red man." THE FEUDEST TRIAL. All Are Searched Who Enter the Courthouse In Breathitt County. Ilcattyvlllc, Ky., July 9 -Every man who out res tho court houso for the Hargls-Callahan trial is searched for weapons on tho ordor of Judge Dorscy order of Judgo Horsey. Hohort and Grnn Splcer, cousins of Aslmry Splcer, tho Hargls follower who turned stato's evidence, attacked Tom Cockrell, tho antl-HarRls leader, and ho knocked both of them down loiter Louis Splcer, the boys' father and tlio Jailer of Hrcathltt county, met Cockrlll nnd struck him In tho face with a big revolver. Cockrlll wus tin armed. Special defectives aro, watching D F. French, tho old feud leader In Per ry countv. Ho Is alleged to have gnt ten away with several witnesses dur ing the Mnrcum damage suit trtnl in Winchester. John White, a brother . of Tom Whlto, ono of tho confessed Marcum assassins, Is hero ns a witness and It la reportou that Mrs. Prlcllla White, tho. mother, has gono to Frankfort at the Instance of tho prosecution to en dcavor to secure a full confosslon. A telegram from Judgo Theodore l-cwls stated that he will bo hero M'on day and Hello Foltncr will nlso como then. A. H. Adams Is hero now from Ma go (Tin county. It is' understood that Moso Fcltner has gono to Hamilton, O., for ruck Cottongamc. Lewis is expected to provo Uiat Feltner was lu tho Mnrcum plot. Chailes Terry-nas arrived from Hrcathltt nnd Spe cial naillff Crawford camo In with four witnesses. All those witnesses nro for tho Commonwealth. An ordor has been mado directing tho Jailor of Hrcathltt county to bring John Smith and John Abncr to this plncc. Charles, J. Hrnnston, Ixlngton, who has assisted In previous prosecutions nf tho Harglscs, has been employed by tho Commonwealth.' A, Floyd Hyrd Is in Jackson secur ing additional ovtdenco. Tho defendants sny they nro not at all uneasy; they seom to ho Indif foront. BAPTIST ENCAMPMENT. Will be Held at Sulphur, July 17 to 23. Fish Abundant. Sulphur, I. T July 9. Tho Baptist oncampmont will meet at Sulphur on Jul v iv to 23. It Is tho first annual encampment 'of Oklahoma and Indian Tcrj-Itory Baptists. Como and enjoy health and religion. ' Tho national park, matchless springs of Hfc-glvlng waters, famous travertine cascades, shady nooks and babbling brooks, pic- turesquo sconory and mountnln broozo mako It a placo whero nature Is over smiling, and tho weary hours of sum mer tlmo bogulllng. Thore aro no mosquitoes, and no stifling heat, but the gamest of fish In nbundance. Taft Is Guest of Honor. Put-ln-Hay, 0., July 10. (Spcclnr.) Secretary Taft Is tho guest of honor at tho annual conventionof tho Ohio Bar association, which opened" herff today. A PREACHER MURDERER CHRISTIAN CHURCH PASTOR AT MANGUM GOES WRONG. He Shot and Instantly Killed W. H. Stephenon, then Fled Surround, ed by Officers Thl Morning He Committed Suicide. Hy Associated Press. Mangiim, July 10. Near hero last night, Itev. J. I.. Ray, pastor of Man gum Christian church shot and In stantly killed W. II. Stephenson, hou fled. Ho was pursued by a number of olllcers 11111I siirroimdod oarly this morning four mltos north of Alius. before ho could bo lukoii, he out lils1' throat with u knife. Ills motive for killing Stephenson Is unknown. THE THAW MURDER CASE. Mr.r Thaw' Mother Will bo Called Upon to Testify of Trip Abroad. Hy Associated Press. New York, July 10. It Is stated that Mrs. William Holmnn, mother or Mrs. Harry K. Thaw will probably bo summoned to the attorney genoral's offlco to tell of her trip. Thaw and Kvolyno Ncsbltt are said to have mndo a trip to Kurope before their mar rlogo. While tho couple wero In lon don, according to tho story, Stanford Whlto, nt tho request of Mrs. Holmnn, appealed to tho American embassy to break up tho relations between Thaw and Miss Ncsbltt und havo tho girl scut homo. Terronco J. Mc.Munus ono or Thnw's lawyers, says ir any document purport ing to bo nn affidavit mado hy Mrs. Thnw, Is presented, It will bo declared a forgery. "Wo can show," said Mc Mnnus, "Mrs. Thaw never signed any paper and what-over mny havo been prepared she Is not cognizant of Its contents and she did not subscribe to It." To Investigate Hotel Books. By Associated Press. West Hadon, Ind., July 10. Attor ney General Miller and Auditor lllgle uccompanled by expect accountants to day mado n formal demand on the pro prle'ors of Wont Hadon ami French' Lick Springs (lool companies for un exnmlnatoln'or their books, to obtain liu't 1 illation concerning tho relations of the hotel companies nnd tho alleg ed gambling caslnocs raided reconl'y. Neither Tngurt nor Sinclair, proprie tors, objected. Occident Insurance Men Flourish. Lnko Chnmplaln, .V. v., July 10. (Special.) Representatives of tho va rious nccldcnt Insurances companies of the country who aro hero today to attend the convention of tho Interna tional Association of Accident Under writers report that their business has materially bonetltted by tho recont life Insurance scandals. Government Deposits Call-d In. Washington, July lO.r-(Spoclal) The treasury department today callod In tho ten mlllon dollars, temporarily deposited with tho national banks throughout tho country last spring. Secretary Shaw bollovts that tho pe riod of financial stlngonoy is now passed and that the monoy Is not needed. Catholic Pilgrimage to Rome. Now York. July 10. (SticcIaD Among tho passengers 011 the Cunar- dcr lino steamer Slavonla, which sail ed for Kuroiwan ports toduy, was a large party of American CuthollcR, bound fqr n spiritual pilgrimage to Romo. The party, which Is under tho direction of the Right Rov. Kenry Oab rlelle, bishop of Ogdcnsburg, N. Y., will bo glvon an audlenco by his holi ness tho pope. Later they will tour Kurope. Wilson Lauds Packers. Hy Associated Press. Ch.cago, July 10. Secretary of Ag riculture WHson continued his Inves tigation of tho stock yurds today, muk Ing a trip throu tho plants before breakfiist. "It seems to me," snl'd' tho secretary, "tho pacners aro working with commendable vigor to mako Im provements nnd I undnrnt.-inil' tlmrh will be no lot-up in tho work until they I hriyo fixed things us tho government: wants, them.: DEMOCRATS AMALGAMATE HARMONIOUS SESSION HELD AT jj SHAWNEE YESTERADY. Alfi Former Territorial Lines Obllter-'atrdi-Hand Joined to Fight the Common Enemy Primary Plan Decided to be Best. Slmwiiw. Okhi, Julv 9. The Mecu lives of the DomocrHtlc party of the two Territories met hero today for the purpoHP of forming 11 union to carry Oil tho Constitutional ilnlm-nl.. campaign. A oonfrno committee of thrro from onch exeoutlVH commit- too IMind to both sides of tho ques tion tor threw hour and finally sub mittal two reK)rt. Th.' following minority report whs ndopicd slid wnt to Indian Territory comniltteo. which nlso adopted It after long discussion: "We, our conference committee of tho exiTiitlve committees of Oklahoma nnd Indian Territory, do recommund that the two committer form a union nnd Join In their deliberations, the chairman of both committees presid ing." After a short Joint session, tho two commltlooH, with 100 othor Democrats from Territory points, adjourned to tho Whlttnker building, whore they wero served with 11 banquet as guests of the city. Shawnee. Ok., July 9. The Indian Territory Democratic cxecutlvu com mittee this morning nt 10 o'clock mot with Chalrmiin Fred Parkinson of Wngouer In tho chnlr and W. W. Has tings, pf Tahloquah as secretary. Hon.' . A. Ijcdbettur of Ardmore, offered a motion that tho oxccutlvo committees of tho two territories ho amalgamated and that a commit tee- ho appointed to arrange a plan for such amalgamation. Momon Prultt of Pauls Valley offor cd an amendment to the motion that a committee of thrco bo npimlnted to And out what terms the Oklahoma committee wero considering In tho matter or amalgamation. After a spirited discussion tho nmendmont was carried ,ly x vote of 17 to 10 ond Chairman Parkinson appointed Mo mon Prultt, S A. ICdbotter nnd M. K. Rossor nf Pottmu as members of the committee. Tho committee ad journed' until 1 o'clock In tho -after noon. Tho mcctlpg of tho Oklahoma exec utive committee followed Immediately upon tho adjournment of tho Indian Territory committee. A motion was mado by P. F. Nagol of Klngtlsher, that a committee bo appointed to go before tho board of appraisers which has tho districting of Oklahoma In charge and to demuml a fair deal In the matter nf districts and to repre sent tho lutorests of the democratic party as long ns the board was lu ses sion. Tho motion wns tho subject of a lively discussion, snmu claiming that the party ought not to put Itself In the position of nsklng anything from tho republicans party. Another view of the matter wns that hy such n request the republicans would be put on re cord and that If thoy did not trout the (lomonratH fulrly tho democrats could make good campaign matorial out of the refusal. Tho 11101 Ion curried and the committee npiolntod consisted of Judge F. If. Harris of Perry, I lamp DoIe of Porry und P. C. Warrior of Guthrfo. A conference committee to meet the committee from Indian Territory was anointed wlthTiidgo Harris, Roy Hoffmaniof-ChauiUer nnd IMItorShep ler of 'I'irwnert, au lu. members. This comniltteur has. nut raade any report, hut if te announced' that In membership and volco tho Indian Territory wlU share equally In all things, with Okla homa; It developed last' night' soon after tho dolegatcs' from Indian' Tertltbry arrived', that' tho primary plun of mak ing nominations was decidedly, the most popular. Tlio Muskosee delega tion bitterly protested, urging tho con vention plan of proceedure, but a poll of tho momliors of the executive com mittee from Indian Territory showed a majority In favor of tho primary plan, although several of those who stated their preference, declnrod that it did nut represent their Individual Id eu as mucli aa It did those nrjtthe'.r cdnstUUentb'.. The Oklahoma!! prefer a conven tion. Iist night several plnns were dis cussed bj tho lerders for amalgama tion or the twin territorial committees. It was decided best to reduce the Okla homa representation and lonve the In dian Territory membership ns It stands. The iden Is uppormost lu tho minds of all that tho dividing Hue be- tweon the territories must be elimina ted, and at once. Among the candldatos, and proba ble ciindldntcs to reach hero Sunday wero: J. J. McAlester of McAlostr. H. II. Spanieling of Muskogee and It. Williams of Durnnt. all stwikmi of ns gubernatorial timber; T. P. Gore of Ijiwton. 11. M. Furiiinii of Ada and Morton Rutherford of Mtiikotea. prominently In public view as senator. lat aspirants. Of thorn Rutherford ha made 1111 announcement. He develop l some strength among the cham pions of Judge CIibs. II. Stusrt whan It beonme known that Judne Btimrt would not become a candidate ror tho senate. Williams or Durnnt Is being criticis ed by some ror holding tho position or national committeeman and nt the same time being an avowed otiudldnto ror governor. It Is imlnted out that n national committeeman's duty Is to advance the linos or party organiza tion and U this ts done while the nat ional rommltteemnn Is himself a can dlduto a hardship Is wrought on those who nro contesting tor nomination. For congress In tho Big Fourth Dis trict, In which Is locnted all or the Choctaw nation, several candidates aro on tho field actively at work' Hay dou Llnubaugh of Atoka ami Chas. McPhorren or Caddo, aro prominent about tho lobbies. Iist night Chas. Carter of Ardmore, formerly coal trus tee ror tho Chickasaw nation with headquarters at South McAlester, an nounced his candidacy. Carter expects to draw heavily on the Indian vote. Hlg Tom Alnswortli of OaklodKu Is here ami denies that ho would accent a congressional nomination, although ho has supporters. Alusworth Is a prom Inent Choctaw Indian. V -1' 1 1 . ., Committee's Recommendation. Shawnee, Ok.. July 9. Conference commlttco report ravers selection of seven members from each territory, committee to assume control of tho campaign, naming central locution for headquarters. No reference was mado to primary or convention mothods. tho minority rejsirt signed only hy 8. II. Harris or Perry, favors calling of con vention to promulgate platform call. Blanket primary for atl state otrtcors. The dobato In the Indian Territory delegation wns started by Morton Rutherford who opposed tho minority report. In tho Oklahoma meeting. H II. Hurrls defended the minority re port. SEC. WILBO IN CHICAGO. Interviews the Packers Behind Cloied Door Nothing Glvon Out. Chicago, July 9. Secrotury of Agrl cultiiro Wilson ami chiefs of tho pack ing establishments nt the stock yurds held a meeting today. When tho con roronco adjourned In tho afternoon none of tno packers would sny a word retarding what had occurred In tho conference Secretary Wilson raid: "Tho mooting was not a fririiinl nf fulr. Tho Washington authorities ask ed me to meet tho paokors and the lime and placo woro considered the most convonleuct. I have nothing to say rogardlng what transpired. Tho public must wait until my work Is fin Ishou before I sny anything. I urn horo today to listen. I am a good listener. Tho puckers navo done the talking today. My mission hero Is to explain the now law to the govornmont Inspectors. I do nut expect to make a detailed fnsicctlnn of tho stock yards but will Inform tho public .ns fo tho reside of my labors while hero Just as soon as I can." North Carolina Republican Convention Greensboro, N. C, July 10, (Spe cial.) Senator Carter or Montana und other distinguished men aro hero to at. tend tho republican statu convention, which opened today, Secretary Taft, who delivered an address hero last night, will probably be Indorsed for tho presidency. A determined effort will bo mado by tuu Republicans to re duce tho Democratic majority in the coming elections. Unless you havo more dollars than seimo don,'t expect other peoplu' to consider your troubles Interesting. ROJESTVENSKY ACQUITTED COURT MARTIAL SO DECLARED FOR HIM TODAY. Four Officer of the T9,p,do B0.1t Do trover Bedovl are FounJ Oullfy and Condemned to Death Emperor May Intercede. Hy Associated Prees. Cronstadt, July 10. Admiral Rojost vensk), whoee trial on Ha i iremleriug 10 the enemy after the imme of the Sen of Japan which began hirore a, court martial here on Jul fourth, was Hcqulttod '.(slay. Four olllcers of the torpedo boat destroyer Bedovl. wero fotin.i r..ii of having premedltatlvely surrender en tlio Hodovl and all four woro con demned to death by shootlmr. but on n.oiint of oxtonuiitlng circumstances. 1110 emperor will bo requested to com mute the sentences or tho rour om. rvis, to dismissal from tho service. Hy Associated Press. St. Petersburg. July 10. Tho full re port shows that RoJ.wtvonsky was ac quitted 011 the ground that ho was uol In full control of his senses, there roro not accountable ror what trans pired at tho time or the surrender. The recommendation ror mercy lu tho cases or tho othor officers Is based on the physical and nioutnl demorali zation produced by u long voyage nnd tho shock of dlsastor In battle. Also a credit with a deslro to save tho llfo or Rojostvensky. Had Wrong Highwayman. By Associated Press. Frensno, Cal., July 10, A dispatch late last night, stated that the man 8v t charged with holding up the Ave stages In tho Yosemlto Valley was glvon his liberty, he having prov ed uu ullbl. Mutiny Rire In Ruitla. Hy Associated Press. SI. Petersburg. July 10. Additional details or tho mutiny or tho seventh cavalry nt Tambov show that both Infantry and cossacks sent to subdue tho mutineers, rorused to flro on thcin. Tho Infantry bayonettlng tho officer who gnvo tho command. TE8TING LONG HORN. Deputy Marshal Bought Fifty Quart for the Boozer. South McAlester, I. T July 9. Tho United States marshal's offlco In this city has been busy all day trying to determine by actual oxperiment whether or not a drink called Lonj? Horn. Is nn Intoxicant. Long Horn Is put up by a Dallas brewing com pany and has been sold In this town during tho past week by James Houso upon tho browory'a guaranteo that It wns not Intoxicating. This morning Deputy Marshal Cns- sada went to the Ixing Horn bar und bought fifty quar bottles of tho booze. Ho next started out to 11 nil five men, two of whom hud been-drinkers and three of whom had never touched in (oMcnnts, AVhon his puroso to make n practical test of the liquor became known ho was swamped with applica tions from people who wished to bo tustors nnd testure. He shut out nil newspaper mon, printers and cigar makers ns being Ineligible, and after considerable trouble succeeded In llnd- liiy his llvo mon. Hy 9 o'clock Satur day night tho flvo mon had managed to consume tho fifty quarts with var iable effects, Some of tho testers, woro affected by tho boozo. It .Is , said that no more of it will bo .sojil In tho Choctaw nation under Judgo W. II. II. Clayton's Jurisdiction. Pennsylvania Democrats Fuse. Iiifrrlsburg, Ponn., July 10. (Spe cial.) A convention of tho Lincoln party Is being held hero today for tho puritoao of withdrawing Its candidate for lloutonant governor and auditor general and substituting tho democrat ic nominees, Lewis Emory. Jr.. the Lincoln party gubernatorial nominee nnd tho other Lincoln candidates hav ing received tho endorsement of the recont Democratic stato convention. It Is easier to break tho will of a- dead man thau tho will of a llvo wo man. VIso men may. fool others, but the fool fools ouly himself.