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V()LlMK XIII ARDMORH, I. T., TIIl'KSDAY IvYKN IXU. rll'LV 1!). 1SMMK NTMHER 53 inn Hit INSURANCE COMPANIES FILE NUMDER OF POLICY HOLD. ERS DOING BUSINESS IN STATE. This It In Accordance With Law Re. cently Passed by New York Legis late. This brings to Front International Policy Holders. Albany, X. Y., Julr 10. (Special) In compliance with the law recently Itassod by the New York legislature, n complete list of the naM awl dresses of K)llcy holders of life Insurant- comimnles dolne; iroslnes In the Ktat.- 1ms been Med here. Today was the date set for fllliiK the llsU, which 1.4 preparatory to the elections for di rectors of the mutual companies, which will bo hold on October IS. The list placed on record by the Xow York Life shows that that company has 1,001, 200 policy holders, the Mutual Life bring second with 080,321 names. The taxi of preparing those name was a gigantic ono, the work bavins bem tinned over to tin addressing cntnpan on contract. Now that the nnmea of policyhold ers are avallnble the International I'nllc holders' nasoclatlon will begin a ompalgn of education by mall. An i ffori will be made to olect a complete tn hi i if directors for each company, t -I'-rii-d the present board, who are (P it i rythluK In their powor topor j. "..ii.' their rulo of the companies. 'Hi. ballots will be sent by mall to tl,. individual policyholders, tho dl r. ni and officials of tho company 1.. i i, ri Hii lined by lnw from obtain jioxl'H of voters. I I., p iiHinnel of the International IMt IuiI'Imh' aasoolutlou Is probably i '' . .hi l'Ktliiulalil ever engaged in (V r.uillai movement for the public wi.il Among; its members are Brest i. 1'rflcu leaders llko Cardinal Gib l,o -v .i. d r.inhop McCnbe, famous Jit j! t,. Including Judge Oray of Dela- u.m. and Alton 11. Parker, oncu tho d ii or riitlc candidate for the preslilon c C )!ipr MStnan Longworth, who n i'h r iirrnenu Prealdont Uoosevolt, ntiil n nii others equally woll known t" f.UIH'. Statue for Great Agnostic. lVmlH. III.. July 10. (Special) A nMi$nllrent bronxe stntuo, to cost $ln,noo, will shortly bo orected by tho pmple of this city to co'.r.momorate Its greatest and most belovod cltlzon, the- lute Robert Greon Ingorsoll. Tho contract for tho Ufo-slzo stntuo has ben awarded to Fred Trlebol, n Now Tori sculptor ,and will probably ho completed within n year, when It will he placed at tho cntranco of Glorn Oak park, In this city. Tho money wns raised by popular subscription, nml practlcnlly every resident of tho city contributed. Tho famous ngnas tic practiced law In l'corla for many years and to tho oldor resl.ieits tit tho town ho has always been "Our Hob." Primaries to Select Postmaster. , Arkansas City. Kan., July 10. (Spo clal) Ilopubllcnn caucuses will bo hold horo tonight for tho puropeo of selecting dologntos to n convontlon which will bo held tomorrow after noon to dccldo on n postmaster for this city. Thoro tiro six candidates for tho olllco nnd tho fight between thorn and tholr followers has dovelopod so much hlttornosH that Congressman Campbell suggested tho primary plan what promised to become town row. MONSTER MILL FOR CHINA. Contract Let for Erection of Largest Flouring Mill Ever Built In China Sprlngnold, Mo., July 10. (Special) A local manufacturing company has secured tho contract for erecting tho largest flour mill over built In China and on the first of next month a Inrgo forco of local mechanics will leave for tho far east to begin tho work of construction. Tho mnchlnory for tho mill la being rushed to com plotlon and will bo shipped In a fow weeks. Tho mill Is to bo built for tho Chlng Sing Milling company at Shan ghal and will cost $205,000, Tho plant Is to bo of brick, sovon storlos high vltn n largo warohouso for storing gram in addition to mo main miliums It will have a capacity of 4,000 bar rcls of flour dally and a grain storago citpacU of over SOO.WHi bushols. Th" local company which secured the con tract In one of tho largest of the kind in the world ami tins a iHrmanent representative In China who has se cured numerous smaller contract. The concern 1ms recently bnllt Hour Ins mills at Ran Antonio, Texas, Okla homa City and Apache, Okla., and In various other cities throughout the country. WOMAN DI8PLAYS HEROISM. Sings to Crew of Helpless Vessel to Encourage Them. Xew Orleans. U.. July 18. Tho story of a womaus heroism during tho wreck of tho schooner Llllle on Irani! Caynmu Ismnd, nenr Cuba, on Juno 8, was told today upon the er rival hero of CnpL Miller of tho ut ile. His wife, who was a Jackson, Miss., Klrl, was aboard the I.lllle with her 11 -months-old Imby at the time ftho wreck. Who nthe Schooner struck a reef about 2 o'clock In the morning and wave began to wash over the deck, Mrs. Miller's baby was lashed to her body. o help from shore was available until after daylight, nml during tho low? wnlt In darknoss n,d utorm, whenever the ax members ofj tho crew who wore working to keop the schoonor alloat appeared to bo los ing ground, Mrs. Miller made hor way along tho portions neck oncouraglng and occasionally singing to thotn. Lawyer Gibson Released. lly Associated Press. ew York, July 10 llurton W. Gib- son, a lawyer, who was committed to tho Tombs, In default of ball, to nwalt the action of tho grand Jury. In cos nectlon with the murder of Mrs. Alclo, was discharged today. HE WANTS IN PRISON HAS AMBITIOUS PLANS, WOULD BREAK INTO PENITENTIARY. Wanto to do Time He Will Then Deed Away His Fortune and With His Family Get off the Face of the Earth Supreme Court. Washington, July IS. Louis (Jour- lain, the Chicago broker, under sett' tence for conducting a loltary, nnd who Is resisting the efforts of his at torneys and frlonda to keep him out of the Jollet penitentiary, today tele graphed the clerk of the supreme court of tho United States asking him to havo tho best court stenographer In Washington meet him at his hotel here this evening at 0 o'clock. Upon leaving Chicago, Gourduln announced that ho intended to apply to tho su promo court to order his Incarceration In tho penitentiary at Juliet. Mr. Ooitrdaln nrrlved hero tonight and wont at onco to tho Ilnlolgh hotel, whore ho registered as L. A. (lourduln, 000, Illinois Stnto Prison, Jollet, III. He declared ho was going to ask tho pnstmnstor to post n notice, saying that ho would pay bacl every cent In veBtod In his enterprise, with 8 per cent Interest. Ho dictated a potltlou to tho United States supremo court, which ho said ho would lllo tomorrow, asking for a writ of mandamus, dl reeled to Judge Grosscup of tho Unit ed Stales circuit court of appeals nt Chicago to set nsldu tho tmporsodcas which ho grantod on July G, 1000, and that ho order tho marshal to at onco fcond him hack to tho Illinois state prls on. In his potltlou Gourduln says that ho gavo his 'sacred word ns a gontlo man' that ho would tmdor no clrcum stances appeal from tho judgmont, but would sorvo his time and pay his lino, adding that "whon 1 camo out I would deed nil my fortune, consisting of cash, real estato, national bank stock prlvnto bank and trust company bonds and securities of ovcry civilized nation on tho faco of tho globe, nnd then by unanimous consent of tho entlro (lour daln family wo would wlpo ourselves off tho faco of tho map of tho United States, so that this govornment would never havo any more troublo with us." Tho petition recites that ho refused to sign his relcaso bond, demanding that tho marshal tako him back to Jollet. Tho petition concludes: "1 told him (tho warden) that 1 would nolthor eat, sleop nor drink un til I had fllod this mandamus proceed ing with this honorable court nnd had H granted or refused to got mo hack lutp that ponltentlary." SPECIAL JURY DISCHARGED NO INDICTMENT FOUND AGAINST THE WOMACK MOB. After Two Wetks Arduous Work and the Examination of Many Wit nesses No Bill is Found Judge Dlckerson Dissatisfied. Chlckasha, I. T., July is. me spe cial grand jury summoned to Invosll Rate the lynching nt Wonmck. I. T made the following rort and was llschargett at noon today. "We have been especially convened In investigate the act of a mob In murdering John Futlbrlght on Sunday, July 1 Inst. Fullhrlght It Is allegeil, was utility of criminal assault. We have spout over two weeks and have examined over a hundred witnewos In an attempt to ascertain who wore guilty of the crime. We regret that we have not been nble to loitru the names of the conspirators nml tho ac tors with a sulllcluncy of ovldcnce to warrant iih In finding n hill. "Wo would respectfully Httitgcst that this mnttor bo ruforred to the grand Jury nt the next term of this court, who will have the advantage of the testimony submitted to us and will hot have to grot In the dark In an effort to find clews. 'Relieving that we can do no more In this matter, we seek to bo dis charged." When the reiiort was read. Judge Dlckerson merely said "Gentlemen, you aro dlscnarged." On being Interviewed later he said that ho regarded It as a gross miscar riage of Justice. It Is currenly reported that the Jury stood II to C for the Indictment, of tw'Pnty ffve men for murder. Jituge DIckoreou stated that he had not vet decided as to whether ho would refer tho mcUter to tho grand Jury at the next regular term of court or call another special grand Jury, t Is believed that the officers here are wnltlng for further Instructions from Washington. The Investigation has cost the gov ernment thin far about ?180i. Reservoir Contains Corpse. Ilmdford. Knglnnd, July 10. (Spe cial.) Tho people of Hrndford, ordln atily peaceful, are spilt Into fttctlons iih to whothor they shall drink water from tho city rosorvolr, In which it man wns drowned rocontly nml the body nover recovered. To empty tho resorvolr will cnttso n loss of J1S.000. In tho meantime tho wntur Is bolug used. Rockefeller Coming Home. Paris. France, July 10. (Special.) If a chnngo Is tint mndo In his plans John I), llockoioller will sail for tho United States tomorrow on tho French liner, Amerlka. Tho grent oil mag nate, who has been spending some time at Campolgno, Is reported to be greatly Improved In health. MEXICANS' TERRIFIED TWO EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS AT SOCORRO AND EL PASO. Street Car Thrown from Its Track, The Earth Trembled Throughout Entire Night and People are at High Tension. Santa Fo, X. M., July 18. Two more earthquake shocks occurred at Socor ro this morning. Tho shocks are felt distinctly as fur south as Kl Paso, Texas, whoro yesterday n Btrcot car was thrown from tho tracks by n shock. Refugees from So.corro and other towns In tho Tlio Grande valloy are dully coming to Santa Fo and Al buquorQtio. All night long ono tremor after an other passed over tho lower lllo Grande valley kooplng tho pcoplo at tho highest tension. Hut fow havo slopt In houses for tho past three nights. Observers reported thin spirals of nmoko In tho lava Holds In tho dl rcctlon of Alninogordo, probably from Hot Springs or other volcanic mnnlfos tatlous. A drenching .rain' passed ovot tho valley during tho night adding to the discomfort of tho campers. MORE RED TAPE FOR LESSEE SOME NEW REGULATIONS FROM SECRETARY OF INTERIOR. Alfldsvits are Required Farmers Who Vould Lease Land from the Gov ernment Ward Must Go Thro' a Long Legal Procedure. Mtiskogep, I. T., July IS. The In dian lnsitector In this city It In recelrt of the new regulations, from the secre- tajy of the Interior, governing the le aiMl Irsslng of the lauds of tilt full l)iloil Indians of tlw five civilised tribes. The onl) difference tliere Is between the tn'w ami the old regulations. Is more w' mite. For an Illustration, of thoima'.y tetpilreinonts of the leaser, heftjf'e In- mny gel a lease approved by thtiTri'inry of tho Interior, tho im perii accompanying tho lenses made by a guardian must bo as follows. Affidavit of some representative oil compaii showing no operations and payment of bonus. Certified copy of nrtloU'K of Incorporation. If a foreign coriyrHtlon. certificate of clork of In- diiitip orrltory court or appeals shuw ing compliance with Indian Territory L.., 1 1.... i...i.i,...u i., .1... uwll'yin'HIH inn , iiuiii;t7 III tllu I "I ill of nplngle affidavit of tho secretary of the company, or by the president, Showing authority for the officers mi liar oath, made by tho officers of the oompany, showing the total number uf nhaii M of the capital stock actual ly ,issu d and specifically the amount of cuh atd Into the treasury on each ilmre sold, or If paid In proiterty, Uate kind, quniitlty nnd value of the tame paid ier share. Of tho stock will, how much per share remains inpuld and subject to assessment. How much cash the eomimny has In ts rwuiury and elsewhere ami from hav source ll was reeelveri. Wliuk roterty, exclusive of cash, Is owned by the company, nnd It value. Tlio total IndobtoduoHH of the company nnd siieclllcnily the nature of officers of the company to othora connected with or employed by It havo had In the piodiictlou of petroleum and gat, or In other. Certificates by officers of banks of tho amount deposited therein to tho credit and subject to tho check of the company. Cert I lied copy of the apiolntmont of guurdlau. Cartldod. copy of order of tho court authorizing guardian to enter Into louse, nnd con firmatory ortlor. Affidavit of guardian showing his relationship to, nnd age of the minor, and whothor tiny bonus paid, and tho amount thoreof, If any paid or to bo paid directly or Indirect ly to suld guardian. It Is thought horo that there will likely bo some changes inado In those now regulations before they tiro put In operation, from tho fact that tho pres ident agreed to look Into tho matter when tho delegation of oil men from tho Tertltory called upon him In ref erence to tho mnttor somo tlmo ago. Ctr'a'nly, ns the regulations now stand, thoro will not ho much leasing dmio by tho oil operators in the Terrl ta-y. RHODE ISLAND A HOODOO UNCLE SAM'S ILL-STARRED BAT TLESHIP IN A COLLISION. The Warship's Piates are Bent and She Will Have to Repair Before Joining the Atlantic Fleet. Is Making Bad Reputation. ' Newport Xows, Vn., July 18, Dur Ing n violent storm which swept ovor tho harbor horo this afternoon about fi o'clock, the Xorwoglan "turret" steam ship Guernsoy draggod anchor and crashed, stem-on, Into tho starboard side of tho battleship Ilhodu Island, ut anchor off tho Chesapeake & Ohio plor No. 7. Tho battleship at once got tin dor way and steamed further out Into the harbor for anchorage. Scvornl plates on tho sldo of tho Rhode Island nre said to havo been slightly dented and a holo was stove In the sldo of tho tramp. It has been imposslblo tonight to got an Intorvlow with either captain. Tho Rhode Island Is hero loading coal bofore jirocoodlng up tl.o coast to Join tho Atlantic Hoot for tho summer maneuvers, ft Is possl bio that sho will go to tho Xorfolk navy yard for ropaW. -.Tho Guurnboy U awaltlns order3 from her owner hem and It la certain that she will hate to be repaired before she goes to sea nmiln. Tho Rhode Inland Is rapidly build ing a hoodoo reputation for herm Recently sho grounded In Cheeepeake b.i and Captain Perry (tarsi, her com mander, was isHirt-mnrtlaled anil re tired. Xow she la mixed tip In anoth er accident and the presence of a hoo doo Is strongly sitstected. NEGRO ACCIDENTALLY SHOT. Btn Day Receives Bad Wound by Ac oldentl Discharge of Pistol. Mllo. I. T., July 10 (Special) lien Day, colored, ngel 25 years, who lives with Jim Meaales, received a very dangerous wound last night by the accidental discharge of a pistol, ho was carrying. The negm wns nt the picnic grounds nml In tome man ner the weapon became loose and was about to fall from his pocket, when he made a grab to catch It, causing the gun to discharge. The Imll ranged dr.wi ward In his leg, ca t ing n 'cng mid ur dangerous wound. I i. I ..il.ii I ( ll.l-t place, wno at' 1 '-.tti an, 4 the vi" ml Is a very danger otis one Democr-atlc Club at Kingston. Kingston, I. T July 10. (Special) The cltlseus of Kingston met on masse nt the town hall Tuesday night and organised a Democratic club with more than 80 charter momliers. W. II. Murray of Sequtiynh fame, O. A. Hlushaw of Madlll, Holmes Wil lis of Willis; who I a candidate fordelv- gate to the constitutional convention, and ICsouIre Thomas of Willis were present and diilveiod rhort nnd Inter esting addresses on the Issues of the dn. A great deal of Interest Is be Ing manifested In imlltlca here. CET AFTER GRAND JURY GOVERNMENT SENDS SECRET .SERVICE MEN TO INVESTIGATE. Jury Failed to Indict Either Standard Oil or Any Railroad for Rebating, Report Says Seven of Jury . are Standard Oil Men. Chicago, III., July 18. Secret son vice agents of the government aro making a rigid Investigation Into tho IR'i-souuel or the Federal grand Jury, which met In Cleveland this weuk nnd fulled to Indict olther tho Standard Oil or any of tho railroads for mlml ug. A secret service man named Mc- Adams lias boon soul to Cleveland with Instructions to look up every member of tho Into grand Jury, uncer tain what his affiliations are und whothor his business or personal rola Hons wore such that ho might havo been prejudiced In favor of tho rail roads or Standard Oil company. It Is stated that ho has secured ovl lenco to show that sovon muii wore either directly connected with Stand ard Oil company or were Indirectly mixed up with Standard Oil Interests, LIQUOR BROUGHT IN SKIFFS. Federal Officers Told That Smuggling Is Being Done. South McAlostor, I. T., July 18. It has been tipped off to tho United States officers nt this place that u good deal of tho liquor consumed by tho thirsty Choctaw Torrltorlans comes In to the nation via tho Arknn sas river, i few miles tho other sldo of Tamahn. It Is brought up tho river from Fort Smith In skiffs which huvo false bottoms. A landing Is mndo, tho liquor is given out In quarts to tho unco thirsty and tho skiff pro ceeds on Its way. In caso there Is tho least dangor of detection by the authorities tho skiffs can bo sunk at somo convenient point to bo raised as soon as tho dangor passos away. Stockmen Gather at Chicago. Chicago, July 10. (Special.) Stockmen from nil ovor tho country are horo to attend tho annunl meeting of tho National Llvo Stock oxchango, which opened horo today, Tho bos slons are bolng hold nt tho Transit liouso nml tho Union stock yards. Many nromlnont cnttlomon from Tox as and othor southwestern states nnd torrltorlos aro prosont. Russian Town In Flames, Dy Associated Press. Samara, Russia, July 19. Tho whole town of -Syzran, province of Simbirsk Is In flames and the Inhn.'tants are fleeing. TERRITORIAL PICNIC DAY PICNICS, BARBECUES AND REUN IONS HELD AT MANY PLACES. Today by General Consent the Peopl of Indian Territory are Enjoying Themselves and Listening to the Great Flow of Oratory. At Roff. ItofT. I. T., July II. (apeelftl.) Au old soldiers' rettutoft, to lust threw lays, oommeuoal her this morning with one of t)Ht lurit crowds over assembled In the Chickasaw nation n nttendauoe. The tuldreaa of wel come to the veterans was dellvared bj 'resident W. M. Ilaugbmun of the Commercial club. Many other well nown men have promised to deliver addresses, Including It. I. Williams of Durant, n candidate for governor of the new atato; Clnude Woaver of lauls Valloy, candidate fur congress ml II. M. Fiirmnu of Ada, an aspirant to the United States senntorshlp. Tho reunion will close with n grout free lmrbeotte next Saturday. At Mannsvllle. Mnuusvllle, I. T., July 10. (Spe cial.) A two days' picnic and barbe cue, which commenced this morning, baa attracted hundreds of people to thls city, ami It Is expected that tho uumber will reach 8,000. Untertaln ment of various kinds has been provid ed by the committee Including music, public speaking and free Imrbeciw uuuh. At Viola. Viola, I. T., July 19. (Special.) A basket plcnk glvon under the auspic es of the local lodges of Oddfellows, commenced here today. A public In stallation of officers wilt lie oneof tho features of the meeting. Tho picnic will last until tomorrow night. At Pryor Creek. Pryor Crook, I. T July 19. (Spo- ulal.) Many people from surrounding towns In Missouri, Arkansas and Kali ans, us woll ns Indian Territory, nre here to attend tho big two days' pic nic nnd barbecue which commenced at the city park this morning. Mnny meritorious attractions have been se cured, Including balloon ascensions, ball games, bauds, trap shooting nnd u lire works display. A novel feature will bo a cornstalk shot engaged In by fullhlood Indians. Several prom inent muii from other cities are pres ent und will deliver addresses. At Mllo. Mllo, 1. V.. July 19. (Special.) Thoro Is a largo attondunco at the Farmers' Union picnic, which Is being; held today In Goodman's pasture about half way botwou horo and Elk. Tho following nro hero from Ardmore to dollver addresses, Lee and A. U. Crnco, 8. II. Ilussoll, J. F. Carter and Sidney Suggs. California Has Oldest Elk. Denver, Colo., July 10. (Special.) Charles O. Ciuskcr of San Francisco, 9G years of ngu and as lively nnd full of pruuks as ti boy, Is tho oldest dele gate to tho Klks' reunion, which be gun here last Monday and will chwe today. Mr. Ciuskcr, who Is not only tho oldest dolegnto but tho oldest Kile In tho world, was born In Kentucky In 1810. Ho la a vetorati of tho Mexican war and has lived In California since tho early sixties. Ho lu as spry, men tally and physically as many men less than half his ago and Is a walking ad vertisement of tho healthfulucsa ot tho California climate. Very Like a Coal Trust. Saratoga Springs, N. Y., July 19. (Special.) Kastetn retail coal dealers to tho number ot ovor 300 are holdlngr u conforenco In this city today .Sub jects ot Interest to tho trade, espe cially prices, are being discussed. A. banquet will bo glvon to tho dealers at tho United Statos hotol this even ing, at which several officials will be prosont. Simon Wlnfleld Scott Dead. Hy Associated Press. Seattle, Wash., July 19. CoJ. Slroou Infield Scott, land tax agent died W yesterday, nged 7-t years.. Ho was formerly In tho govornmohtp Indloji servlQO and was cubtodlan of Chief Joseph after tho latttlr's capture bj Goneral Miles.