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VOL ZLm RO 185 ROCS ISLASD, ILL., FRIDAY, HAT 24. 1885. FBXG3 TTTBCT IN WITH A WHOOP. The Race for Farms on- the Kickapoo Reservation. LAND ALL TAKEN IN H ALF AN HOTJE Trn to IOO Claimant on Each Portion an-t a Fight (he Reealt with lbs Revolver In Evidence" Great Rub at the Word Oo Filters Tbnuund Make the Ran Town Latd Oat and Organized on the romp, aa It-Were. OKLAHOMA CJTT. O T.. Msy Zl Kick- poo reservation u cpen in fact Kick poo reserTation Is settlel and tha fcorce deader Is tod ay tar :n all parts of tkit land putting np t:i "shack," making ready for his family, and to come cases plowing bit land. The transfcrmation scena began at noon yesterday when the word Vq" was giv?n to tlio thousand awaiting thtrefar. As the word wat given thera was a shout that reached for mile alcng tha border, a clattering of hone hoofs, a cload cf du3t and the places that had ten alive with people a monies! before were deerted in a flash In the race that begin for new homes. It Is esti mated that 13,000 persons etarted- How many got what they went for remains to b? learned. Bow The- Went at Sweeney's Bridge. Sweeney's bridge, on tha ncrth fcrfc of the Canadian river, in township 13, wa; cno cf the principal points of entrance to tha new land. There were 330 men gathered thero and just before noon there was suppressed excitement as the minute ticked oil nearer and nearer the hour. Watches were held In one hand and the lines tightly grasped In the other. The scene that followed the shout "go" was Intensely exciting. The first man to dash across the bridge was in a little buggy drawn by a pair of bays. The horsca were mad with excitement. The driver bought his whip down, shouting at them, and they bounded across the bridge and off up the road with a gaodstart,!run ning away, following, eight horsemen jostled ono another on the narrow bridge, trying to pass each other. Theywhippel their horses and struck at them and at each other, and at last got across and scattered, racing like mad. Nothing Lett Except a Sound. The recklessness of the drivers in whip ping their hordes down tho bank and across has seldom been equaled. Horses would go down, to be dragged to their feet again. Men were hatless, and their fn-.-es and foreheads were wrinkled with the strain. As the yard became clear tho wagons and horsemen in t lie road came on behind, ru-lung pell-mell, and In fif teen minutes the last wagon had passed over. The air was full of dmt, and tho sound of the shouting nn-n and the rum bling whirls got fainter up tbo road. About half a mile northeast from Sween ey's the road passes through a narrow lino of trees. Hero an awful jim oc curred, delaying the. racers for ten miu ntes. Men behind saw their chance for a claim pass away right there, an 1 cursed like mad. The jam was finally straight ened out, however, ani the men wore oil again. TOWN HO UN IX NO TIME. mtcLoad Located, Laid Oat nno Organized In an liunr. Wednesday night it was made evident to many of the boomers that all could not get claims, so It was resolved to or ganize towns. About midnight a big crowd loft Sweeney's for Dale, and as the procession went along large additions were made to its ranks. Two towns had already Uen projected Olney and Aurora. A council was held between the projectors of both towns, and it resulted In consolidation .of Interests, the new town to be c tiled MeLoud, in honor o! the general solicitor cf the Choctaw road. The procession. h.UJO strong, then took np tho march to IXmal-iss Milis ford, at the section on which Mi-Loud was to be. At the head of the enterprise was Dr. J. W. lit I let. cf Ferry, who was chosen mayor iireen It. Kaum, Jr., son of the ex-pension com mUsionur, Is a leading member of the town organization The site of the town is a sandy bank covered with cac tus and underbrush. At noon the crowd passed over the ford in a very quiet way, and drew lots for posit ions on the town plat. A corps of surveyors was on hand and at once laid nut the town. Wagons with liquors, groceries and cots caino in, tents were erected and soon stores, res taurants and hotels were opened and a new town had been born. At 14:35 every claim in the reservation bad from ten to twenty claimants. On one section l claimants who had run in from both borders and those who were "sooner" had congregated. The honest rnuners combined to drive the "sooners' off. Several fights occurred, a number of shots were fired, and a colored man named Blackford, from Oklahoma cjunty, is re ported badly hurt. At Shawnee when the noon hour ap proached the crowd got restless. At three minutes to twelve by some watches and precisely noon by others tfhere was a break here and there in tho line, a waver ing, and then all broke into a run. The race across the level plateau was a very pretty sight. Fcorea nt the National Game. CniCAOO, May l'. Following are base ball scores made by League clubs: As Chicago Baltimore 0, Chicago 8; at Pitts bnre Boston 4, Pittsburg 5; at Cleve landNew York 5. Cleveland 10; at Lou isville gitno forfeited to Brooklyn in third inning because tho supply of balls gave out; at Cincinnati rnuaueipaia ij, Cincinnati (t Cotifl Jrnoa Opeiatar RalBad. Eldoka, la.. May 1 Two confidence operators have been through this county attempting to work the bogus drats late. Thev Lad drafts on several Wisconsin banks and pretending to be buying land. The ofliocrs got on their track in time t j prevent any one from ix-ing taken in. They left behind two tin buiss ani sev eral disguises. Weather Una nt Lnt Moderated. Lacoh, Ms., May S4 After eight nights of heavy frost the weather bas moderated. Three-iourtus oi inn acreage of corn will be replanted In this section. THE PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLIES. Old School Body Boa Another Iap at Union Seminary. PlTTSB70, May St. In the Prcsby terian general assembly in reply to an overture from the New York Presbytery the committee on overtures reported thai ' "the presbytery of New York be instruct ed and enjoined not to receive under its cars tor licensure students who are pur suing or pnrposa to pursue their studiet in theological seminaries respecting whosa teachers the general assembly dis avows responsibility." This was a direct slap at Union seminary and it was adopted. It is said that other measures even more drastic are in contemplation, but as tc their exact nature nothing could b-! learned. Some of tha matters passed npon were of general interest to the dennmin ation, but the bulk of thj work affecteJ the boards of the church and their mis sionary cr benevolent work Tha tv.-n Ing session was devoted to tb? qairter centennial Celebration of the reunion cf th old and the new s.hoj. branches of th? church. PinPCRa M7 81 In the United Presbyterian assembly, which opened its session yesterday. Rev. D J II. SI Michael, of Monmouth. Ills., was elected moderator by . acclamation. The moder ator announced the various committees. The most interesting matter tha: came nr. wu. as in the old school body, seminary control, tut no action was taken A nutn fc?r of committee reports wers made, and a committee from the o.d school body headed by Genera'. Beaver, was received, speeches being made In lavorot unina which were applauded AN OVAHA VYSTE3V SOLVED. Bodies of Mrs. Notscn and Her Two Chil l fen Found in the Itlver. Cmaha. May 21 A Missouri Hver fish erman has found the todies of Mrs. Ida N'.-tsen and her two yonng children. Mrs. Nutsen is the Omaha school teacher whosojiiystenous disappearance with her children last fall created such a sensation in Omaha Disappointment in politic) is alleged as a reason for committing sui cide. She left a letter saying she would kill herself and her children because she had not bjen nppoineed in the oilica oi the state superintendent of puu.tc in struct! on. S-earch of the river at the time revealed nothing thit would indicate that Mrs. Njtsen had carried out her threat. She was a very intelligent woman of 4witii a good standing in state educational cir cles, iler husband is a Chicago mer chant, she teaching in Omaha, residing with berpirents. The bodies wera found firmly lied together with a heavy rope. Kvidently the miserable woman bad taken her children in her arms, and after binding their threo bodies together that they might not be separated in death, leaped into the river. The clothes of the children were tied around their necks as if h:iving been strangled before being car ried into the water. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. MIXERS GOTO WORK Coal Strike in the Pittsburg District Ended. LEADERS GIVE UP THE LONG FIGHT And Tell the Men to Accept 60 Cents While They Can Do It Withoat Signing aa ironclad Contract Eight Thousand Men Affected by tho Order Sitaation nt Pocahontas, Ta, from n Military Point of ViewLabor Notes. PlTTSBCRO, May 23 The miners' offi cials practically gave np ths strike last night and advised the men to go to work at the 60-ccnt rate if they could get it. In tha Panhandle district a mass-meeting was held of 2.0)0 miners. They were di v tied on the matter of continuing the ttrlka for the 69-cent rate, aDd the officials laid them that the strike was lost, and that tbey had better return to work before they were forced tc sign ironclad agree ments such as were mala on the Wheel ing division. Fight Tuoaiand Men Go to Work. As a result all the mines w'thin a radi os cf ten miles of Carnegie resumed this morning at the 90-cent rata. About 8.000 men are employed in that district. An attempt was made to hold a meeting at Turtle Creek at tha De Armitt mines, but jurt when the meeting got etarted ths leaders were served with aa injunction is sued a year ago and which has never been rescinded. The union miners promptly retired. Marched on the Working Miners. PlTTSBCr.G, May 21. Serious trouble is expected on the Wheeling division of the B. and Q road and at the Turtle Creek mines. A large number of miners assem bled at Willoek Station and marched to the mines of V. L. Kobbins in a body, re maining there all night. As a result the mine was closed and the miners are out for the ti9-ccnt rate. The strikers next moved on to Snowden, where the mines of the Pittsburg nnd Chicago Gas Coal company are located. Sheriff Kiehards was notified and at once seut five deputy sheriffs there to prevent any rioting. A mass meeting has been called to bring out tbo employes of the New Yore and Cleveland Gas Coal company, who ara working at less than the union rate. A force of deputies has been dctaileu to guard tho mines and pro tect the men who are at work. Nearly all of the 400 employes of the Upson Nut and Bolt works at Cleveland who went on strike for a 10 per cent, in crease of wages last week have returned to work at tho old wages. Exports from tho Argentine republio during last year were valued at " 10-2,0 JJ, 00), or i,000,009 in excess of imports. Obituary: At-CIeveland, Banker Henry Wick, SS; at Columbus, O., Dr. J. K. (Towers, 59; at Moweaqua, Ills., William Miller. 71; at Colorado r-prings, Colo., Walter W. Hatch, of Bloomington, Ills.; at Peoria, Nicholas Bergan, 76. Fritz Arnold, formerly at Spink coun ty, S. D., has written to a K-dtleld (S. D.) lawyer from iJ.'S Moines, la., to find out if the reward of $-'.XJ for the default ing ex-State Treasurer Taylor is still opon. Ho says he can produce the missing man at any time. Saginaw, Mich., capitalists have formed a company to purchase and colonizj 3,- I'W ai-res of land on the s-jueast coast ot. Florida. The deal involves a transfer of $5 OJO.txW caih. The Texas board cf education has adpoted a rul9 forbidding the employment of nuns as teachers in the public schools Henry Pisston & Co., saw and file makers, of Philadelphia, have notified their 1,700 employes that their wages will a; once ba increased 10 per cent. Assistant Secretary lleynoids, of the in terior department, has mada a ruling fixing tha legal termination of the war as it iiEfjcts pension claims, vrhich prao tictily requires proof oi actual service in connection with some portion of the act ive rebellion of all whoenlisted later than March 30, Isto. At Ilockport, Tex., forty bouses were blown froui their foundations and a Koman Catholic church and a hotel wrecked by a hurricane. Much damaira was done to crops in southwestern Texas, but no life is reported lust. The Peltz anti-b-tting bill, which is now Pennsylvania law, prohibits betting on hor-o races and kills racing in tho state. The track owners say thero was little or no money in race tracts with betting privileges; without them they will be a dead. logs. A man who puts thjngs together has evolved the idea that tno visit of General Schofleld, U. S. A., to Memphis and Houston (Tex.) is part of a soliemj to run him for president on a free silver ticket in lSlKi. The revolutionists of Ecuador are mak ing great progress, while the government forces are completely demoralized. General Quescda, who is going to Cubs to fight the Spaniards and who is report ed to have with him a large supply of rifles and ammunition, has disappeared in New York city preparatory to dodging Uncle Sam's neutrality officials, tie says be will drive Campos from the island. It is understood that Russia will claim tha fruits of Japan's victory by demand ing a protectorate over Corea. Shot Ills slater's fceducer. NEW Yobk, May 81. David F. Hanni (ran, a plumber, shot and killed Solomon H. Man, a tailor establishment manager, on the street last night. Last month Hannigan's sister died after seduction by Mann, and liannigan swore be would kill Mann. When so many people are taking and deriving benefit from Hood's Sar saparills, why don't you try it your self? It is highly recommended. SITUATION At 1O0AUOXTA9. Miners at Work, 1ut the Military Neces sary tu 1'rotect the Men. RlcmtoXD, Va., May 24. Major Solo mon Cutcbins, of the Blues battalion, has just returned from Pocahontas and was interviewed by a reporter of tho Associ ated Press. He summed up the situation as follows: "Tho miners at Pocahontas are working full force and everything Is going welL The mine owners have iwvoe-4 cut wages end their cpjralives have no cricvancs. But if tho military should le withdrawn the operatives would quit work for fear that i lie strikers of West Virginia would do them bodily barm if they d d not " ' Mi. j ir Cuteliins thinks the end Is in clxht. Lw.er, the walking delegate. 4ias been invited to a conference with the owners ot the Pocahontas minrs and tho major thinks that it will be demonstrated to him that it is to the interest of tho strikers to permit these mines and those in West Virginia which have not cut wages to work without interference. That done, the probability, he says, is that tho est irginia operatives who have cut wages will be forced to make terms with tho etrikcts. ', 'Sip' Absolutely Pure. A cream of tartar baking: powder. Highest of n In leavening etrenrtb. Latut Ultd Stattt (f9vrnmt Food Effort, Rot ax, Baa-ma foimrm Co.. ins Wan St. If. T. 7 Per Cent Loans Got 1 fir AS SAPS AS Bonos e following is a partial t of completed eilt-edged et mortgage loans on hand, which we offer for sale, sub ject to' previous selections, for their faco and accrued interest. These loans have been carefully selected by up, and are first-class in every respect. They are all T peb cknt net to the inves tor. We have many other loans to offer, if these are t in amounts to suit the livestor: ataonnt. $2,200 800 600 900 200 2,000 300 1,000 875 1,500 2,000 400 8!0 410 600 1,2'JO 2S0 1 Per CiT.l. 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs .fair Cath Taint of 6Vcriv. 4,800 2,560 3,000 2.500 2,800 . 4,000 1,000 3,000 2,500 3,400 4.801) 90C 1,500 2,100 1,500 3,560 1.000 The securities we" offer are especially adapted for the investment of savings and trust fund, as our personal ...;..Ktfifention to all the detailsof tpe loun, from its date to its maturity, relieves the hold er from all annoyance except to pri'ent his coupon to us for collection. For further information call at the of fice of JACKSON & HURST, Masonic Temple. GEO. F. KOT1I. 8ot. Lrtm Department. Operators Talk About Prices. Cleveland, May 21 A number ot Coshocton coal operators met In the Amer ican House and talked over prices and the trouble with tho miners. They de cided upon prices, but refused to reveal what they were, and stated that their miners had agreed to remain at work pending the furmution of a new scale of w e-es. Wages Advanced IO Per Cent. Yocscstows, O , May 21 The Ohio Steel company last night announced an advance oi 10 per cent, in the wages of Its employes. St. Loots Bridge In n Comhioe. Srr.lSGFlELD, Ills., May CI The special seuate bridge committee reported that the St. Louis bridge companies were in a combine and have returned to extortion ate rates tor the use of the bridges, and are in open violation cf lair. It is recom mended that thcfaclsbe laid before tha authorities. The labor arbitration bill was referred to the appropriations com mittee. The slop-feed report was post poned. The bill was passed providing for annual inspection of -county oflicers' ac counts, and a number of bills worn ad vanced. The house passed the revenue committee's revenue bill, tha bill to regu late grunts of rights and privielges by cities an improved Miller bill referring to gas and street railway rights, etc., aua several other bills and advanced a num ber. Ko treating In Michigan. Lassinq. May ri Tho house passed and gave immediate effect to the Waite "an tt-treating" bill. It prohibits the pur chase of spiritons, malt, brewed, ferment ed, or viniTus liquors for another by tha drink, and the sale thereof to a person to be given by another as a treat. The bill to establish a normal school at Mount Pleasant was passed and all the other normal school bills shelved. The Bran dage pure food bill was also passed. The senate passed the bill providing for a tax upon rnheritance of personal property. Condrey'a f roapecte o Bright. Chicago, May it There is not a very bright prospect that George V. Coudrey, who obtained a judgment for tiO.OjU against George Jacob Schweinfurth, the Kockford "niessiah," Will ever realiij on it, judging from the return which the a heriS of Winnebago county bas mads on tceexecu ion which was seut down frnrn tha circuit court rtj Cook county. . Tha schedule is as r IS: Three saraV'Of clothes, one allTvaercoat. one rprins overcoat, one . 4-year-old colt, ono gold vatcU, other necessary articles of weartnz apparel whicn wiii hardly foot Bp tad, (MO. Beietis (Me Store Bicycle j 7 -m mm I Gloves j and Leggings. I BASE BALL SUPPLIES. K2 H is fen . z f m . j 1 a 25 O C JQ O 3 a X3 tc a (X S3 0 3 7' THE LONDON. Don't Wear Fringe On ycur Trousers and Sleeves r ,t When new Clothes are so cheap, and so good, and so stylish, don't go 'round as if you were a parlor sofa instead of a human being, and an intelligent one. Last summer's suit may do this season, but we doubt it out cf style at least' What! afraid of the price? Afraid of $7.42 for a good business suit, a suit that the other fellows will ask you $12 to $lf for and no better. This is your last chance at this special suit sale at $7.42. BIG STORE, BLUE FRONT. We Make a Specialty of BIG VALUES AND- LOW PRICES We show the largest s otk of Mattings in the tri-cities, which we are closing at sac rifice prices. Don't Miss It. You miss it if you i miss seeing us before buying. Grand Army Members Attention Special Suit Sale $7.9 0 Th M Mrs & Carpet Co., 824. S26. 328 Bral v St.. DAVES POUT The best the market produces. Guaranteed not to change color. Indigo dyed. Sold by all others for $10. Two sets of buttons. Straight or round cut Sac"c. But 200 suits will b: sold at this price, so be on hand as early as possible. Sale begins Saturday, May 2. Children's Combination Suitc. Ask to see our Children's Combination S-its. $2.50 and $4 They Beat the World for Values.