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ike some great Hindoo god. In their gold
Iveries the white-wigged coachmen of the
Lord Mayor looked down contemptuously
upon soldier, herald and peer.
Grouped Between Troops.
In thejolden.days a veritable bar or gate
sc,>rti.Tttil i thr, J city\fr6iii">wlQiojt." v^'Tb-iiiiy
ten strong policemenjstretched^"red.sllk
en rope across the "thoroughfare, in honor
of the' city's ancient privileges.- r
As the clocks struck .the , .time the of
ficer in command of the troops cried,' "At
tention!" • . ; ¦
The rifle stocks came down with a click
upon the asphalt pavement, and two gold
laced . trumpeters appeared ' at Griffin's
side. The Lord Mayor and Sheriffs, mace
bearers, chaplain, remembrancer and the
whlte-wlgged Judges of the city courts
left their carriages and grouped them-
BeJves together between the lines of drawn
up troops. Then the City Marshal, who
was on horseback, wearing a uniform of
scarlet, gold laced, with scarlet plumes,
rode up to the barrier, and the klng-of
arms, whose green and gold Tabards out :
shone those of his colleagues, appeared at
the imaginary bar.— His trumpeter blew. a
shrill . blast, which the Lord Mayor's
. trumpeters answered, and then the City
Marshal rode up to the barrier and de
manded: , , •.
"Who goes -there?"
Sj T lie r kins -bf-arnis "answered that It f was 1
Ihe King's Herald came to read a procla
mation. r , .
;• ."Enter,' Herald," said the. Marshal, and
the -herald, was- conducted to the Lord
Mayor and -Aldermen, who were still
grouped In the street.
uprising is growing to- dangerous propor
tions. 'Marshal Bennett has Just received
a : telegram from Bristow, I. T., announc
ing that 600 armed Creeks stationed two
miles from there are preparing to attack
the town and pleading for protection from
the Marshal. Marshal Bennett and Agent
Shoenfelt are swearing in large num
bers of deputies, whom they are forward-
Ing to the scene of the trouble. It is now
feared they will reach the town too late
and the Mayor of Bristow has been In
structed to swear In all the men necessary
to protect the town. ' Soldiers are being
hurried from Fort Reno .to the seat, of
trouble, but they will not reach Bristow
before- to-morrow night, as. they will ar-
MUSKOGEE, I; T., Jan. 24.— The Creek
themsel*"'. U P ' n open rebellion 'against,
the constituted authorities and are there
by violating the laws of thi3 country.
These- people, members of the so-called
Snake; band, have become violators of the
law, ; and while Justice may be sometimes
slow to set in motion., there Is no sort of
question: but: that, every one "concerned
with the Snake band, whether as principal
chief, so , called. . or- as light horsemen.*
judge e or as an alder, and abet
tor in' the outrages which they have com
mitted^wlll be brought to Justice and re
quired to; answer in' the courts for; their
offenses and crimes. . .
refuge in Eufaula. John Cruk, a leader of
one of the insurrectionary .Creek Indian
bands, and some of his irerf are watching
Mclntosh.. i '•,'¦¦ ."'."'¦ . ' £*•¦: '/' '"V^' '•" ;
United States. Marshal Bennett '[ of : the
Northern Dlstricty-of- Indian Territory
has issued through. ex-Chief Mclntosh the
following proclamav.on. ¦ '.which : nteans im
mediate fighting unless , troops : are here
within twenty-four hours:".!- '•.->*/ . ' :
"I .was Indeed sorry,' yesterday- to learn
that ¦ the* so-called : Snake bands ' have con
tinued to organize" a ; so-called; government
and to elect' offlcers ; and adopt a code of
laws,' and are endea-yoring. to; now, enforce"
such laws.' I say/ I^ain sorh'j'to^earn this*,'
because" these misguided' people areVettlngf
heard from them for two days.
rive at Henrietta first and go overland.
Indian Agent Shoenfelt will ask for
more help, as it 13 found that one com
pany of cavalry cannot handle the situa
tion for the Indians are dividing up into
bands of one hundred. Marshal Bennett
with six deputies 13 about the leave for
Eufaula. where Crazy Snake was seen to
day, and will attempt hts capture. The
Snake band is within three miles of Bris
tow and is reported to have whipped two
white men.
The Dawes commiryion are fearful for
the safety of their party of appraisers,
headed by Representative Hackbust of
Leaver. worth, Kans.. and who are in the
Wetumpka district. Nothing has been
bridges and section-houses on a precon
certed night. They have deposed Governor
Duke and issued an order to all citizens
to cease leasing or renting- to whites. The
first offense they will punish with fifty
lashes, they say; ears will be cut off for
the second offense and death for the third.
They have organized and have leaders
in every Choctaw county, and claim to
have a membership of 2600.
United States Marshal Grady has sent
the leaders word that arrests will follow
the first violation of the law, no matter
what may be the result. He has wired
the department for permission to * swear
in special deputies, and If this. is granted
he says" he will be able to handle them
and will not ask for troops.
There is to be a meeting of the full
bloods Saturday, and the Marshal says
he will attend it If he can and. give the
Indians a talk. The Indians are riding
over the country in bands of five or six
serving their notices. General Superin
tendent Harris of the Choctaw Railway,
who was here last night from Little Rock,
has enjoined especial watchfulness upon
all employes of the line in Indian Terri
EUFAULA. I. T., Jan. . 24.— ExlChlef
Roley Mclntosh of the '* treaty j party ¦ and
about twenty of his followers; have taken
Jan. 24.— Reports of a Choc
taw uprising are fully con
firmed. Scouts sent out from
this city last night report
that the disaffected Choctaws
have a number of the Creek
Snakes among them, and
they have b^en quietly organizing and
erming for some time. They call them
selves the Chortaw Snakes. They com
prise all those Indians who are opposed
to allotment, and the conf.lct is between
them and the treaty Indians. While non
<-itirens are not in danger. It Is stated that
'he Bnakes have planned to destroy all
the railroads in their nation by burning
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towns," said Mrs. Nation to-night, "and
I am much encouraged. The work must
go on In every State, and I am confident
that we can do It that way.
"I have received an invitation to go on
the stage in Chicago in 'Ten Nights in a
Barroom." at $73 a week, but will not ac
cept it, as it is not notoriety I am after.
"Women in Wichita are organizing and
are demanding the closing of saloons
there. If it is not done they will smash
them worse than I did."
Denver "Woman Threatens to Wreck
a Saloon Frequented by Boya.
DENVER. Jan, 24.— Fired by the ex
ample of Mrs. Carrie Nation of Topeka,
Mrs. Abigail Her.ry of Denver gave notice
to the local Fire and Police Board to-day
that unless a certain saloon is not shut
in two days she would wreck it. The sa
loon is known as Figaro's. It is on Down
ing avenue, between Eighteenth and Nine
teenth avenues.
"The place Is conducted by a woman,"
said Mrs. King. "She bought the saloon
from Figaro a short while ago. and im
mediately the boys of the neighborhood
began to frequent the place. If the Fir©
and Police Board or the truancy officers
do not remedy the evil I will follow the
example of Mrs. Nation and take the mat
ter into my own hands. I have not a great
deal of sympathy with the actions of Mrs.
Nation, but if her provocation is as great
as this I would do the same as she is do
ing. I will give two days for the officers
to wipe out this place, and if It is not
done by that time I will get a few friends
and lead an assault on the place."
B. Hoffman as nresident.' Mrs. Nation
says its purpose is to suppress saloons by
law If possible', but by force if necessary.
TOPEKA. Kans., Jan. 24.— The numer
ous saloon-keepers of Topeka are much
worried over the possibility of Mrs. Nation
coming: here. There have been several re
ports that she would be here before Ions.
The owners of ealoona have prepared
elaborate barricades for their doors and
have engaged the services of watchmen
so that It will be a difficult matter for
Mrs. Nation to gain entrance .o the
Mrs. Nation Asked to Play In "Tea
Nights in a Barroom."
TOPEKA. Kans.. Jan. 2i.— Mrs. Carrie
Nation^ left Enterprise to-night for Hope,
Kans.. where she will hold a meeting of
the temperance women to-morrow after
noon. From there she will go to Kansas
City Saturday and will begin the usual
operations there. There are two Joints in
Hope, which is a small village twenty
miles south of Enterprise, and the liquor
people there are terror stricken at the
knowledge of her coming.
A special dispatch from Enterprise to
night says that the wreckage in the sa
loon Is complete, not "a whole bottle re
maining In the place.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Hoffman, who have
housed and upheld Mrs. Nation In her
work at Enterprise, seem to enjoy the
event, and say that the work should pro
ceed. .
"She is like John Brown," said Mrs.
Hoffman, "and is doing the same work for
j good."
I "I am receiving many Invitation* to visit
¦ i i^q NTERPR1SE. Kans., Jan.
K "i.— A «ireet fight between
rt^^^^ worrier?, led on one side by
-I " ™ Mr?. Carrie Nation, the sa- }
$ j loon-wreckcr. and on the I
**¦ M g^ other by Mrs. Schilling, wife i
of the manager of the sa- j
ioon wrecked yesterday, oc
currM here to-oaj-.
A* a result Mrs. Nation pwore out war- |
rant? Hj-aim Mrs. Schilling and her hus- ]
bar.d and Mis. William Bittner, charging.!
them with assault. a;;0 Mayor Hoffman !
Mr ore out a warrant acair.st Mrs. Nation \
charging her with disturbing the peace.
All were arrested ar.d taken before Judfir?
K. B. Holt. They were released on bonds.
At 10 o'clock this morning Mrs. Nation,
in company with Mrs. r . B. Hoffman and
fome other W. C. T. U. leaders, entered
a store two doors awav from "William
Echook's saloon, which is still unmolest
ed. Mrs. Nation, appaicntly to give hitn
warning that she would attack his place,
pent for Schook. He complied, but before
nary words were eschaiiged between them
Fhe was assaulted by a crowd of women,
partisan* of the Ealoons, who had organ
ized fi!r.ce last night and had been await
ing to-day's threatened destruction of sa
loon property. A general fight between
the womcr. ensued, dunng which a woman
heavily veiled rained blow after blow
upon Mrs. Nation with a horsewhip. Men
drawn to the scene became Interested
ppcrtators. but offered no aid to either
eidr. Quiet was restored only when thd
police interfered. Mrs. Nation was badlv
.Tu<1sr«? Holt bound a.11 concerned except
Mrs.^Nation over for trial at 1 o'clock to-
Female Partisans of Liquor Sellers
Assail Temperance Leader and
One of the Mob Plies the Lash
morrow. Mrs. Nation was found not
guilty of disturbing the peace and was
released. The cases of the three women
arrested on complaint of Mrs. Nation
were continued until to-morrow. Mrs.
Nation declares she will swear out addi
tional warrants against the women charg
ing them with attemot to kill. It is as
serted that when the attack on Mrs. Na
tion was made this morning there weie
cries of "KTJ her! kill her!"
Mrs. Nation returned to the home of
Mrs. Hoffman to doctor her wounds and.
as she declared, to "prepare lor to-mor-
I row." Much excitement prevails over the
! affair and business Is practically sue
! pended.
The men are taking no part in the con
troversy asldo from urging the women on
their respective sides and to furnish bail
when arrests are made.
A request was made for a county war
rant for Mrs. Carrie Nation last night.
j but none had been Issued to-day.
"I am going to finish my work." said
Mrs. Nation determinedly, as she closed
! the busiest day of her tour last night.
j and. taking her at her word, the Chief of
j Police to-day swore in a dozen extra po
j llcemen.
j At Abilene, where Mrs. Nation threat
j ens to make hfjr next onslaught, the sa
loon-keepers have placed guards at their
{ places.
Mrs. Nation declares she has encoun
tered more trouble here than at any place*
! yet visited by her. She will remain In
J Enterprise at least until to-morrow. At
j a meeting held here to-day by local tem
i perance workers the Mothers' and Sisters*
'Aid Society was organized with Mrs. C.
Exciting Encounters at Enterprise,
and Saloon Men in Threatened
Sections Guarding Their Places
Lord Mayor's voice was strong, and his
oratorical words were distinguishable a
block away while he read the warrant of •
the Privy Council to the Herald. There
upon the spectacularly-attired Herald,
bareheaded also, for the third time de
livered the proclamation. Probably no one
fifty feet away heard his words until, at
the end, he raised his voice and shouted:
"God save the King!" putting particular
stress on the words.
Crowd Cheers Feebly.
When the Lord Mayor finished reading
the warrant, with the words "His Majes
ty, King Edward VII.'* the ciowa for the
first time cheered feebly, but wlt&out uni
son, seeming to feel that too great a dis
play of enthusiasm for the King might
appear to partake of disloyalty to the
memory of th© departed Queen.
It was only when the Herald shouted
"God save the King:" that the populace
responded heartily with cheers, many peo
ple echoing the shout of "God save tho
King," and waving their hats.
The Lord Mayor In the meantime pro
ceeding to the Mansion House, stepped
out on the upper balcony and aaid. In
ringing tones:
"Join in singing from the bottom of
your hearts, 'God Save the Kins.' "
The response was uncertain, for the
people present feared to undertake the
unfamiliar words until the common ser
geant (legal adviser of the corporation),
led off. whereupon hundreds joined in.
This was repeated three times, each time
hundreds more taking up the singing, un
til it became a mighty roar. Then came
more cheers for the King and Queen Con
sort, hearty but solemn, and of a vastly
different sort from the shouts heard for
Queen Victoria's jubilee. There was an
undertone of mourning.
The the Life Guards and officials from
the West End moved away and the crowd
broke up.
The city officials gathered about a table
in the Mansion House and raised their
glasses, drinking the health of King Ed
ward VII. -who had been proclaimed ac
cording to the ancient ritttal.
on February 2.
COWES. Isle of Wight. Jan. 21— It has
been decided that the funeral of the
It Will Take Place at Windsor Castls
Gorgeously Attired Herald
Announces Beginning
of NewMonarch'sReign
Black was the universal color worn by
the people. Hardly a bright bonnet or
gown relieved the sombernes of the crowd.
Soldiers and policemen formed an almost
solid lane, down Cheapside. where the pa
geant was to pass. The people behind
them, crowding for a sight over then
shoulders, were of all classes, from the
prosperous brokers to East End costers.
The mass was subdued and remarkably
orderly, an impressive contrast to the
usual London holiday crowd. The roofs of
the Exchange Bank and the Mansion
House and the windows and balconies
overlooking the scene were filled with
solid rows of people. Big policemen kept
a clear space in front of the exchange.
Enter the Lord Mayor.
At about 10 o'clock the procession, which
was disappointingly short, though gor
geous, swept down from Temple Bar at
a rapid pace and was received silently.
The officials " entered the exchange by
Corn Hill, and appeared on the top steps,
the Lord Mayor, with- the, sword-bearer
lea.dlng. ;the SherifrB.^Alde.rraen, RecprdjE
"amt'oty^aiarshal* following/
A flourish of trumpets Impressed silence
upon the crowds, and the Lord Mayor,
uncovering, stepped forward. All hats
came off and the men remained barehead
ed throughout the ceremony, under the
misty rain, for nearly half an hour. The
A few streets further on the proclama
tion was read again, and the procession
advanced by way of Ludgate Hill to the
Royal Exchange. The final proclamation
was made in front of the exchange. The
square before the exchange, with the
prison-like walls of the Bank of England
on one side and the massive official resi
dence of the Lord Mayor on the other,
was a stage setting whose age and solid
ity . befitted the portentous ceremony.
There were no decorations except flags,
all half-masted, save the city's red cross
on a white field over the Mansion House.
The royal standard hung above the ex-
Change and over the surrounding buslne'ss
buildings flew the union jack.
The trumpeters blew a blast, while the
¦wondering crowd stood bareheaded and
silent, not knowing what to do until a
military band in the procession struck up
"God save the. King."
"We with one voice, consent, tongue and
heart, pledge allegiance to King Edward
The Herald then read the proclamation,
to which the Mayor and Aldermen replied:
•yf 0ND0N, Jan. 24.— London to
day was given a glimpse of
medieval times. The quaint
ceremonies with which Kir.;?
j Edward \ II was proclaimed
ff» rg^ at various points of the
metropolis exactly followed
ancient precedents. The offi
cials purposely arranged the function an
hour ahead of the published announce
ment and the inhabitants, when thcy
ewoke. were surprised to find the entire
way between St. James Palace and the
city lined with troops. About IOJM0 sol
diers. Life Guards, Hoise Guards. Foot
Guards and other cavalry and infantry
regiments had been brought iron Alder
ehot and London barrack? after midnight.
All the officers had crape on their arms
and the drums and trass instruments
were shrouded in crapp. The troops in
Themselves made an imposing spectacle,
but they were entirely < closed by th»
strange spectacle presented by the offi
cials of the Collece of Arms.
The ceremony began at St. James Pal
ace, where, at 9 o'clock, Edward VII was
proclaimed King of Cie United Kingdom
of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor
of India. The proclamation, which wr*s
read by William Henrv Weldon. King at
Arms since 1K&4. and formerly Windsor
berald, was as follows:
Official Proclamation.
'•"Whereas. It ha? pleased Almighty Gofl
to call to his mercy our late sovereign
lady. Queen Victoria, of blessed and glori
ouf mf-mory. by whose decease the im
perial «-rown of the f nitcd Kincdom of
Great Britain and Ireland is solely and
rightfully come to the high and mighty
pTir.re Albert Edward, we. therefore, the
I/ords spiritual and temporal, of this
realm, being here assisted with those of
her lat<= Majesty's Privy Council, with
rsumbr-rs of other principal gentlemen of
quality, the Lord Mayor. Aldermen ani
citizrns cf London, do now hereby with
one voice consent of toncue and heart to
publish and proclaim that the hjg-h and
ir.ighty Prince Albert Edward is now, by
the death of our late sovereign of happy
memory, becom* our only lawful and
rightful Ilege Jor<3, r:dwa.r.i VII, by the
grace of God, King of the United King
dom of Great Britain ar.d Ireland, defend
er of the faith. Emperor of India, to
whom we acknowledge all faith and coc-
Ftant obedience with all hearty and hum
ble affection, beseeching God, by whom
In the Midst of Signs of
Mourning London Gets
Glimpse of Olden Times
The chief interest of the morning cen
tered in the entrance of the heralds' pro
cession into the city at Temple Bar. The
gray minarets of the Law Courts and the
tall spires of the Strand churches loomed
phantom-like out of the fog, while a long
double line of overcoated troops stood,
chilled and motionless, along the half de
serted streets." The clocks in the Law
Courts and St. Dunstan's tolled out
mournfully the* quarter hours till 9:15.
when, out of the gray mist, from within
the city boundary, appeared a procession
of carriages forming the Lord Mayor's
entourage. It was there that the two
procession" were to merge In kaleidos
copic grandeur. The Lord Mayor, Sher
iffs, Aldermen and mace bearers In scar
let, fur-trimmed robes, cocked hats, ruf
fled- shirts, silk krsoe^lii <ech<?g aud .." low
buckled shoes, peered out from the Cin
derella-like coaches that would have been
the envy of Alice in Wonderland. Over
head, in the midst of the pageant, the
preat griffin which marks the city boun
dary spreads its wide, fantastic wings
Entrance of the Heralds.
A blare of trumpets announced the pro
gress of the cavalcade as it proceeded
through Trafalgar Square and the Strand.
The contingent from the College at
Arms was composed of three kings at
armB, four heralds and eight pursuivants.
The costumes of the two latter were
gorgeous beyond compare. They wore
tabards, a garment resembling the cos
tume of kings as "depicted on playing
cards. These tabards were beautifully
and heavily embroidered with silk lions,
the royal coat of arms, and flowers in be
wildering confusion. There was the
rouge dragon, the blue mantle and the
multravers. with all the armorial bearings
of that quaint old body, the College of
Arms, In full and solerAn array.
Th*> officials then marched In proces
sion from the balcony, through the pal
ace to the Emba&sadors* Court, where. a
number of royal carriages had been
placed by the direction of the King at the
dispo5al of the Karl Marshal. These took
the officials who read the proclamation to
the city, escorted by a detachment of
Horse Guards, forming -a picturesque and
gorgeous procession.
Procession of Officials.
all kings and queens do reign, to bless the
royal Prince Edward VII with long and
happy years to reign over us."
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