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BEAVER, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 1805.
TSMwAVIiat.thc law MMuira..oIOxlaliomn
nro Doinjr Tor 1(h People.
A I.tt nflltn Mnt Important 11111k I'nMod
ami nr rsnw Lnvnoflli Turrltoiy
--Tiio l.imt Diiy of tlm Li-gUln-
luro oneof Kxcltcmcut.
rnocr.rniNos roiiTv-SEVESTii dat.
Governor Rcnfrow has given out a
statement that lie will not blgn nny
bill tliut is of iv nature of reciprocity
anil which intends to touch on the
leasing ef school hinds and the appro
'Hie greatest row yet in the council
happened over the mensinc allowing
townships to vote bonds, for road and
bridge fund. Scott and Fcgiiu were
against, the bill on the (basis that it
tjsive speculators a chance to buy up
warrants already Issued in the btrlp
for such purposes.
The house watt last night and this
morning' in consideration of the Fcgnn
county fee nud salary bill, and made
ritOCEElllNOS FOItTV-EIClHTII PAY.
After an all night's struggle the com
bine of the houso was broken and
came to nil end over the bill to locate
the county teats. The bill provided
for changes from Kcivlrfrlc to Hluck
wcll. South Knid to North Enid and
Hound Pond to MedfOrd, which was
nmeuded by Knipe that county seats
be permanently located whcic they
now are. Tho motion carried.
The house passed the bill locating
the insane asylu.li at Perry.
The council defeated the measure
locating public institutions. The
question came up on the tho recom
mendation of the majority of the pub
lie institutions committee that the
bills do not pass. The bills knocked
out arc: President Pitzer's bill ic-
movlng the agricultural college from
tit ill water to El Reno; Senator Frouty's
locating the penitentiary ut Kingfisher;
Smith's locating the penitentiary at
Pond Creek; Holes locating the insane
xuyluin nt, Perry.
l'ltOCEEIlINOS rOIlTV-XINTH DAY.
A resolution was rushed througlr the
liouse at the night session continuing
the governor in charge and authorizing
him to lease the western laud ill bulk
The senate killed the bill to allow
prize lighting, a committee of preach
ers and W. C. T. U. ladles having
camped with them three days and
The house passed a bill leaving the
legislative districts as they now me.
l'llOCKKDINOS FIFTIETH DAY.
The third legislative body becnina
non est ut 3 o'clock Saturday morning.
When 12 o'clock arrived it was not
prepared to die.
The following appropriation bills
For superintendent of public instrnc'
tion 5300 in 1893 and 8500 l89tS for post
age, ieit, light, fuel, etc., SI 00 a year
traveling expenses and gl.'-'OO a year
For territorial nuditor, the sum of
SGftO as salary; olllco expenses, SGOO;
cleric hire, SC00. .
For territorial treasurer, 81,500 r.s
salary a'ud 8900 for contingent ex
penses. For tho governor for legal ntlvica for
years 1&95 and 1890, the sum of 1,000
per year, the oiUce of attorney general
For the sccrelnry of the tcriitory for
Wanks of his ofllce, 8300 mid SI35 for
furnisliiug territorial statutes for Hie
For defraying expenses of tho su
preme court on the territorial side
3250 a year.
Fr tho governor in enforcing the
criminal laws of tho territory 51,0 10;
for Incidental expenses of his ollico
51,000, and for incidental expenses of
the past two years 81,600.
For the keeping of tho insane of the
For commitment of pen-ons sen
tenced to tho ponilentiary 819,000.
For the board of health 82,400.
For the regent of tiio Oklahoma uiii
vertity at Norman 5500 and for furni
ture and books St, 500
For the regent of tho normal school
at Edmoiul 8500 and for furnisliiug the
Free home league 82,500 to use in ob
taining free homesteads.
Oklahoma militia for expenses ud
jutant general 8500.
For expenses of governor in relation
to leasing school lands 81,245
For prepaiing and Indexing laws of
Governor llenfrow sent in the fol
lowing nominations which weru con
firmed: C. 1). Arnold. El Reno, super
intendent of board of health; A. J.
Ityan, Oklahoma City, vice superin
tendent of tho board of health; II. 1).
McKulght, Perry, to vacancy existing
on the boaid of regents of the terri
rltoriul normal school, for four years,
and W. Y. Murphy, Alva for two
.years; W. T. Mayfield of No: man for
three years, and E. E. Howeudobler,
Perry, for a term of two years, supply
ing vacancies on tho pharmaceutical
board. S. N. Hopkins, El Keno, and
Khuunon Mcltay, Grand, on tho terri
torial board of education; J. 1). Mc
Guiie, Norman, J. I. Dille, El Keno, J
II. Wheelor of Oklahoma City, W. It
Swartoul of Enid and J. H, liaxey,
Tecunisch, board of regents territorial
lJll'OUTANT HILLS TASSED.
Allst of the most Important bills
passed Is as follows:
First, the house bills passed are:
No, 1- -Provides for tho restoration of
tax rolls nnd assessment records de
stroyed by Are or otherwise.
No. 3 Provides for the levying of
special taxes In various parts of the
territory to provide a fund for the pay
ment of the debt of the original school
No. 4 Hetates to attorneys nt lave,
and provides mode of dlsbnrment and
other regulations of tho court.
No. 6 Compels railway companies
not having their right of wny fenced to
pay for all stock killed or Injured by
their trains without regard to the ques
tion ui iii'KiiKcnce.
No. 7 Prohibits the obstruction of
streets and highways In any way, also
the destruction of guide or sign boards.
No. 9 Provides the manner of remov
Ing county attorneys and all other
No. 10 Hepeals the old libel law and
enacts a substitute making libel a mis
demeanor Instead of a felony.
No. 11 and 42 House substitute for
bills. Provides that hcroaftsr taxes
shall be paid In semi-annual Install
ments, not later than the third Mon
day In December or the third Monday
in June. Parties navlntr the whole
year's taxes In December will receive
.ebate of 2 per cent, and If tho first
half be not paid In December the whole
amount becomes delinquent at once.
When taxes become delinquent 2 per
cent la added ht once, then 1 per cent
a month for three months, 2 per cent
a month for the second three months,
and 5 per cent a month thereafter.
The bill also extends the time for the
payment of taxes due April 1 of this
year until August 1 In every county in
the territory, unless the county com
missioners of the county shall by spe
cial action refuse to allow this exten
sion In their county, In which case
these taxes shall be due April 1, 1R8R.
No. 19 Amends the statutes relating
to rape, making the age of consent 16,
and rape of a girl under 14 rape In the
first degree; but providing the girl to
prove she was chaste and virtuous.
No. 21 Itequlres county surveyors to
give 11,000 bond.
No. 24 Itelates to the duties of road
overseers In working the roads, pro
viding that they shall work the roads
on the north and east sides of their
No. 26 legalizes the Incorporation of
all cities and towns wherein errors may
have been made In making out charters
No. 27 Relates to probate courts re
pealing sections 2, 3 and 4. art. 15,
chapter 18. and enacting a substltutn
greatly simplifying the procedure In
probate courts by making It the same
as In Justice courts and abolishing tho
regular probate Jury.
No. 2S Legalizes tho divorces grant
ed by probate Judges and rendered in
valid by the decision of the supreme
No. 38 Itelates to revenue laws,
amending them so that all personal
property In unorganized counties and
Indian reservations shall be assessed
for taxation In the counties to which
they aro attached for Judicial purposes
This taxes the cattle In the Indian res
ervations. No. 41 Is aimed to prevent persons
from Bteallng and butchering stock by
compelling all persons butchering any
cattle or sheep to keep the hides five
days In summer nnd ten days In winter
so the owners of stolen stock may have
a chance to examine same and prove
No. 43 Relates to appeals from Jus
tices of the peace to higher courts pro
viding for Judgment against the ap
pellee's bondsmen In certain cases.
No. 48 Provides for the organization
of the territorial militia and Axes the
Balary of the adjutant general at C5W
No. 67 Repeals that part of tho old
statutes which provides for tho lm
prlconment of a man when any credi
tor should mako atlldavlt alleging
he was trying to defraud him.
No. 5S Repeals article 3, chapter C7,
which limited the Jurisdiction of Jus
tices In suits on accounts of sums less
No. 62 AmenUs section 2G, article 1,
of chapter 4S relating to vendors' lien
by providing that all purchase money
liens on reftl estnte shall be subject to
the opeiatlon of the recording law.
No, 70 Makes tho rate of Interest on
Judgments 7 per cent where no rate Is
specified, but where a rate has been
contracted for the Judgment shall bear
the same rate, not, however, to exceed
12 per cent In any case.
No. 76 Repeals section 110, article E.
chapter67, and section 17, article 1, of
chapter C9, and leaves the Jury In jus
tice courts Judges of both law and
No. S3 Authorizes probate Judges to
cofer the rights of majority on minors
In certain cases upon proper petition.
No. 84 Provides for the creation and
maintenance of union graded schools
by two or more districts.
No, 6 Makes provision for the core
and custody of Incorrigible youth and
the punishment and education of juve
No. 87 Amends the agricultural col
lege act by providing for a board of
nine regents, not more than three of
any political party, three practical
agriculturists and three practical hor
ticulturists, and entirely reorganizes
tho method of managing the affairs ui
No. 91 Appropriates 14,000 for the
payment of clerks and extra employes
of the assembly.
No. 65 Provides that county com
missioners can send not more than four
habitual drunkards to a Keeley Insti
tute for cure of drink habit each year,
application to be made by families or
friends of the parties and the county
no t to be bound to pay more than $100
expense In each case.
No. 94 Constitutes the governor, au
ditor and secretary a board of railway
assessors to assess the property of all
railroads, express, car, telephone and
telegraph companies doing business In
No. 105 Provides for the levying of a
tax in certain sections to pay debts foi
school furniture contracted for by thf
original school township.
No. 108 Provides for the calling oJ
county seat elections In any county In
the territory In the fall of 1S96 upon
petition of two-thirds of the legal vo
ters in the county.
No, 110 Flxe3 the compensation ol
township ansessors, giving them 11
per day the per diem not to exceed 140;
in case the work taxes longer than thli
they aro to receive 15 per hundred
No. 112 Relates to duties of county
commissioners and prohibits them con
tracting debts for any purpose In ex
cess of SO per cent of the tax levied for
county purposes for the current yeat
and any amount Issued for Indebted
ness In excess of that amount shall not
be a charge against the county, but
may be collected by the holder In civil
action against the county commission
ers or their bondsmen.
No. 114 Fixes the rate of taxation at
not more than three mills for general
territorial purposes, one half mill for
territorial normal school, one half mill
for territorial university, and not to
exceed nine mills for general county
No. 119 Provides that in any case
where a laborer, clerk, servant oi
nurse Is compelled to sue to obtain
waes, they shall be allowed ludemjiit
also for attorney's feos and no pr6porty
shall be exempt from Judgment ren
dered for such services.
No. 123 Provides for tho vacation of
townsltes In certain cases.
No. 128 Relates to fish and game. It
Is unlawful to shoot deer.pralrie chick
ens, grouse, quail, wild turkey, spar
row, wren, martin or any like Insec
tivorous blrds.except that quail, pralrls
chicken and wild turkey may be shot
botween November 1 nnd February 1,
by a person for his own Use, but not
for sale; and plover nnd doves between
August 1 nnd December 31. It Is un
lawful to hunt, trap or fish on any
man's premises without his consent
nnd unlawful for any transportation
company to carry game out of the territory-
It Is unlawful to take fish by
gig, spear, seine, net. or any other way
except by pole and line.
No. 129 Changing the time of listing
property from February 1 to March 1.
Ko. 133 Provides for the assessment
and taxation of all transient stocks of
goods and other personal property, re
quiring them to be at onco listed when
brought Into the territory nnd making
tho tax at once due and collectablo
when any attempt Is mnde to movo tho
goods away or sell at auction.
No. 138 Amends the statutes rfrlatlvo
to the tax levy In school districts nnd
provides nmong other things that tho
school levy shall not exceed 2 per cent
and the BChool house Bhall not be over
ono half mile from the center of tho dis
trict. No. 139 Provides for the restoration
of court recordls that have been lost
No. 142 Legalizes the Incorporation
of tho city of Medford.
No. 145 Attempts to remedy tho evil
consequent upon the destruction of
public records by fire, by providing for
the recording of deeds and other In
struments. No. 148 Creates the ofllce of territor
ial veterinary surgeon to be connected
with the agricultural college nnd pro
viding stock sanitary regulations.
No. 152 Regulates nnd governs build
Ing antMoan associations.
No. 1G4 Provides for the employment
of stenographers by the Judges of tho
supreme court to transcribe their
opinions; no Judge to be allowed to ex
ceed $50 a, year for such services.
No. 171 Is the civil lights bill, mak
ing It a misdemeanor punishable by.n
fine to make discriminations agalns;
any race, but still providing for neper,
ate schools for white and colored child
No. 172 Provides for the establish
ment of a soldiers' home at Fort Sup
ply. No. 190 Gives probate Judges Juris
diction In all divorce cases.
No, 191 Regulates the examination
and licensing of phnrmnclsts.
No. 209 Relates to the issuance of
bonds by school districts.
No. 222 Fixes the rate of printing
legal notices at CO cents a square.
No. 228 Allows cltltes and towns to
purchase land apd establish cemeter
ies. No. 232 Appropriates $5,000 for tho
payment of clerks and other employes
of the legislature.
No. 237 Provides for the appoint
ment by the governor of three commis
sioners to promote uniformity of legis
lation nmong tho different states.
No. 241 Legalizing the action of th
county commissioners of Day county In
moving the county seat to Grande.
No. 247 Authorizes county clerks to
supply omitted tax books and com
plete and correct Imperfect ones.
No. 250 Authorizes the boards In
chargeof terlrtorlal Institutions to lay
out rtreots around the grounds thereof.
No. 251 Allows the Purcell Drid?a
and Transfer company to bridge the
No. 258 Grants appeal from decis
ion of county superintendent to dis
trict court In certain school matters.
No. 262 Apportions theterrltory In
No. 263 Amends chapters on crimin
No. 270 Providing for printing and
distribution of session laws.
No. 272 Appropriates money for ter
ritorial offices and Institutions.
Following uro tho council bills that
No. 1 Regulates fees and salaries of
county officials and county expenses.
No. 2 Fixes salaries of county at
torneys. No. 16 Defines the duties of police
Judges, giving them orglginal Jurisdic
tion In all classes of misdemeanor.
No. 23 Amends section 327. article
15, chapter CB, relating to civil pro
cedure. No. 24 Defines contempt of court and
provides for Jury trial In certain cases.
No. 25 Relates to new trials of cases
under certain conditions.
No. 27 Provides that no fees shall be
duo or demanded by a public ofllcer
until tho services for which such foes
are chargable shall have been per
formed. No. 52 Repeals section 4451 relating
tp civil procedure which allowed the
enforcement of a Judgment under bond
pending nn nppeal.
No. 61 Provides for the formation of
school districts In two or more coun
ties. No. 66 Is entitled "An act for the
better protection of stockralsers," and
makes the stealing of any horse, cow
of mule a felony punishable by Im
prisonment In the penitentiary from
one to seven years.
, No. 6S Fixes the legal rate of Inter
est when no rate Is specified nt seven
per cent and repeals all usury laws.
No. 6 An act legalizing the Incor
poration of the village of Hennessey.
No. 72 Provides for the Inspection of
oils nnd creates the office of oil In
spector. No. 74 Relates to the Historical so
ciety, makes It the trustee of the ter
ritory for the holding of boqks, papers
and other historical matter to be kept
at the Norman university; nnd appro
priates J2.000 for the use of the society
In caring for Its historical collection In
No. 75 Legalizes certain acts of the
trustees of the village of Joncsvllle,
No. 97 Fixes the compensation of the
assistant clerks of each house of as
sembly at J5 per day.
No. ?9. Constitutes the governor
auditor and secretary of the territory a
territorial board of equalization and
prescribes their duties and manner of
No. 100 Provides for the protection
jf trade marks and prohibits the re
taining of any patent pop or beer bot
tles by the public
No. 101 Provides for tho adoption of
No. 107 Allows cities of the first
jlass to tnke In adjacent territory.
No 115 Authorizes the territory nnd
ill counties, townships, cities, towns,
tillages and school districts to Issue 6
per cent twenty-year bonds to take up
Ul legal warrant Indebtedness.
No. 117 Relates to roads and high
ways, amending the chapter on that
No. 123 Amends section 10, article 7,
jf the chapter on schools.
No. 125 Providing for the establish
ment of a fiscal agency for the terri
tory In New York City,
No. 131 Legalizes the incorporation
jf the village of Crescent City.
No. 136 Amends the chapter on cit
ies of the first class and prescribes the
manner of aesscsslng costs of street
ind other Improvements,
No. 140 Provides that where nny
person shall obtain goods or services
under false pretenses or contract a
debt by fraud the debt becomes due
md collectable at once.
A nF.cr.NT writer nsscrts that thcro
nrc about CO, 000 tramps in tho United
The federal supreme court has de
cided that common carriers nro liablo
to shippers for damage arising from dc-
London Truth nnnounccs that a
project to build a railway to tho sum
mit of Mont lllanc is under considera
tion. I'ltr.siDKNT Cleveland has bestowed
a number of rewards upon ofllccrs and
vessels for rescuing- distressed mari
ners. The ltaltlmoru & Olijo Railroad Co.
is erecting a marble shaft at Hnrper't
Ferry, Vn., on the sltoof John lirown't
Much of tho trouble that was occa
sioned by reason of the errors and mis
takes which occurred in tho engross
ment and enrollment of congressional
measures by hand will, it is believed,
bo obviated hereafter by tho now
method of having that work printed.
Ik Europe nt this timo eight great
ship canals nro under consideration
If decided on, their oost will be ovct
8400,000,000. The 8100 shares of .the
Suez canal nro now worth .133.60.
Three thousand vessels passed through
the Manchester (Eng.) canal Inst year
In a recent issue of the Forum Senn
tor Lodge said the tendency of moderr
times was toward consolidation. Largt
cities wore absorbing their suburbs'
business was lnrgely in tho hands oi
great establishments, und oven tin
libraries were uniting in order to in
crease tliolr utilities.
Committees started out on tho lit!
in Denver, Col., to rnlso S'-',000,000 foi
the national mining and industital ex
position, which it has been decided t
hold there next year. All tho consult
nnd vice consuls of nil foreign uatlont
btntioncd in Colorado nro to bo put or
tho board of general managers.
Gen. IIootii, the head of tho Salva
tion army, received an ovation when In
made his first public appearance in Lou
don sinco his return from tho United
States. It was estimated that 13,000 mem
bcrs of the Salvation nriuy, represent
ing every part of Great llrltaln, wcr
present, nil attired in their uniforms.
The railways of the United States,
in earnings, passed the billion mark
in each -of the four years ended with
1803. but last year a decline of 8123,
000,000 in receipts sent them below
thojlnc. Expenses wero reduced (582,
000,000, but nevertheless tho not earn
ings fell oh to tho extentof 540,000,000.
Davib llnniNsoN, tho largest man on
Long Island, and who weighed about
500 pounds, is dead. Ho was 0.1 years
old. lie grow to a mammoth size before
ho was 21 years of age. Ho had a
chair built n few years ngo, the seat ol
which was over three feet wide. He
was buried in a colllu largo enough to
hold five men.
The issuance of a bi-monthly bulle
tin of the department of labor will be
begun at tho beginning of tho next fis
cal year, us authorized by an net of
congress passed last month. Each issuo
will cmbrnco about ono hundred octavo
pages. The bulletins will bo restricted
to current facts ns to tho conditions of
labor in this and other countries, con
densations of btate and foreign labor
reports, tho condition of employment
find other matters of importance.
The sundry civil bill authorizes the
president to appoint a commission con
sisting of one army ollicer. ono naval
olliccr and one civilian to inulcu n sur
vey of tho proposed Nicaragua canal
route. Twenty thousand dollars is ap
propriated to defray tho expenses of
the commission, and it will fully earn
its pay if it shall succeed in settling
the question as to tho feasibility of the
enterprise. Public opinion is much di
vided concerning tho practicability of
tho proposed canal, and it is desirable
"to get at tho truth of rfic matter, If
that can bo done, beforu congress meets
The British navy estimates for tho
coming year amount to 893,505,000.
Earl Spencer, first lord of tho admi
ralty, explained that five second-class
cruisers and four torpedo gunboats
were being completed. It was also
proposed to construct four first-class,
four fcccond-class nnd two third-class
cruisers and twenty torpedo boat de
btroyers. Tho Dully News bald that
the figures wero i-omowhat startling,
but that they gnvo unbounded satis
faction to the country. The becrotary
ofstato for war has issued tho army
estimates for 161)3. They wero placed
The majority of the members of the
houeo committee on agriculture of tho
last congress have fllod a report on the
depression In agriculture to bo used by
the next congress. They hold that the
present-depression is duo to tho do
inoncti7ation of silver, tariff legisla
tion and food adulteration. For a
remedy, reinonetlzation of bilver if
recommended; tho adoption of thf
Lubin plan that agricultural products,
not raised in suf.lcicnt quantities tc
meet tho demand for homo use, should
be aided with a bounty; tho passage ol
anti-options law, remodeling of the
tariff and pure food legislation.
Late reports from Floyd county,
Ky., by traveling men returning from
there, wero not cncouraj"n' for the
early suppression of tho malady now
raging in tho Mud river country- It
had become .o violent that even the
physicians of the surrounding towm
refused to attend tho victims. Many
deaths have occurred nnd tho disease
was reported on tho increase. Tne
disc a so resembles cholera, except that
it chokes tho victim to death, bo
ginning In tho stomac.i an I rising tc
the throat. In almost every case it hat
been fatal. The victim seldom livci
t)irp ilavs from the attack
NEWS OF THE WEEK.-
Qloanod By TologrrnpU bnd Mail
l'KUSONAI. AMI rnl.ITICAT.
Wokth, tho famous "man dressmnlc
Jr," died at Paris, nged 70 years.
The Indiana house broke up on tho
lltli In a wild riot, in which almost cv
iry member participated. The repuli
Means tried to prevent tho governor's
secretary from delivering n message to
tho spenker nnd tho democrats wore
lien ton having the message delivered.
Revolvers were drawn, chairs and desks
broken up and thoro wero cries of
"Kill him!" Women fainted in tho gal
leries and ono member wns probably
fatally Injured. Tho message was sto
len out of tho secretary's hands nnd
tho speaker adjourned tho liouse slno
die nt the vcrv moment wlion the bee
rotary hud fought his way to his desk.
The socrotiiry of war hns appointed
Cornelius Ciidlo, lato ndjutnnt-gcneral
of tho army of tho Tennessee; Don Car
los Illicit, Into commanding general ol
the army of tho Cumberland, nnd Rob
ert T. Loonoy, Into a major In tho con
federate army, ns commissioners to cs'
tablisli n national military park at the
battlefield of Shiloh, Tcnn., under the
act of December 27, 1891, nt n compen
sation of S'-M) per month.
A PiuiMlNENT olliclnl of tho treasury
department said recently should tho
supiemo court decide tho Income tax
Mucoifstltutloiiul, nil extra bcsslou
would bo unavoidable.
Hv tho terms of ponco between China
nnd Japan, ns understood in olliclnl
circles, tho former country codes to
.lapan tlie Islandof Formosa nnd agrees
to pay an Indemnity of S-'50,()00.(H0 In
gold. Japan will also occupy Port
Arthur and Wcl-HaMVei, the two great
naval stations, for a term, of years.
Corea is to bo Independent nnd thcro
will bo no extension of Japanese terri
tory on the mainland of Asia.
UnroiiTH received nt Washington!!
dicato that tho health of Justice Jack
son, of tho MiprDmo court, grows worso
instead of bettor. Ills resignation was
considered qultu probable within r
Senatou Stewaut received the fol
lowing dispatch on tho 14th from tho
governor of Nevada: "Resolution of
legislature Indorsing Sibley nnd bl
mctulllc platform pnsscd nud approved
Catt. G. Stknoeu. of the steamship
line, has been presented a gold watch
and chain by President Cleveland for
his attempt to rescue tho crow of tho
schooner Maggie E. Wells, Jnnuary 14,
An ofllcinl dispatch from Havana,
Cuba, saWthat "the TCbel 'bandnenr
Gunntnnutno had dispersed. Flftv of
the robels wero killed or wounded mid
six Spanish soldiers were killed during
My iion 1). Kino, tho governor's pri
vate secretary, who was injured in tiio
riot nt tho Indiana houso of repre
sentatives recently, was no better on
the 14th. Tho authorities said that tho
men who wero conspicuous in the riot
are well known and are not likely to
leave tho state. It was understood
that warrants' would bo issued.
An Austrian, named Alois Foldl,
committed suicide on Logan avenue, a
fashionable thoroughfare in Denver,
Tol., by blowlug himself to pieces with
dynamite. Ho wns scattered all about
An nlarniing epidemic was raging
among horses in Halifax, N. S., on the
14th, and tho disease was easily con
tacted by human beings who cumo in
contact with tho infected animals.
Veterinarians pronounced tho affection
Ttvoi.l hall, llrooklyn, was totally
lestroyed by lire on the 12th. Tho flat
louso and adjoining buildings wero
iIbo badly damaged. Loss 8200,000; in
The Spanish cruiser Keina Rcgcnto
.vus thought to have foundered oft tho
oast of Morocco. Pieces of one of her
ooats and semaphore flags have been
picked up. She had a crew of 420 o 111
:crs and men. She was one of tho
chree Spanish vessels that took part in
the great Columbian naval parade in
New York harbor in the bpring of 1693.
John Mii.lioan, tho negro murderer
jf Gabe and Hannah Clark, was hanged
it Oklahoma City, Ok., on tho 13th.
MiUigan entered the bouso of tho Chirks
in tho night of November 3, 1893, nnd
tilled them with an nx. Milligan was
jnly 21 years old. He died coolly, say
ng ho was going straight to glory,
riils was tho first legal hanging in
Nine Italians wero arrested nnd nc
used of the murder of A. J. Ilixon,
i saloonkeeper, at Rouse, Col., who
was beaten to death on tho highway.
They wero traced by a bloodhound.
The prisoners wero afterward taken to
the coroner's inquest from jail in a
wagon and on returning a mob of
miners shot at them, killin four Ital
ians and tho American drirer of tho
The shaft house at J-ho famous Sul
tana gold mine at Hat Portage, Man.,
caught fire on tho 11th and cut oil the
supply of nir to tho mine in which
were working about twenty-five min
ers. Four men had been brought up
und the doctors were wcrklng over
them with the hope of resuscitating
them. The other men wero practically
given up for lost.
The police were called out to quell a
disturbance by tramps at iie rail mill
cast of Iloone, la., which the tramps
had taken possession of. When the
otllcers arrived at tho mill they were
attacked by tho tramps. The police
used tliolr revolvers and Jin Freeman,
alias IMlcy, was shot tlrough the
heart nnd instantly killed Tim Lan
man, another tramp, was blot through
the breast and fatally wounded; p
third tramp was shot through the arm.
Twelve of tho tramp;. wer captured
The latest news nlxmt tjo disastei
at tho Old Abo mine ut White Oaks, N.
M., was that six bodies hat been re
covered und that it was a certainty
that eight men had lost thu!i live'i.
IlV tho flashing of llnmcs from tho
door of nn nniionllng furnnco in the
Sharon (Pa.) Iron works tlvo employes
wero frightfully burned. Strauss, one
of tho men, bcemed to lose nil reason
nnd began running through tho mill,
his clothes nil athune. Ho wns caught
by the mill employes, nud their quick
work saved him from being burned to
A IIunoaihan woman, whoso huv
baud had been killed hi tho mines tuo
years ago, stnj led through tho woods
with her daughter from Mammoth, l'a.,
to a neighboring town to buy tickets to
Hungary with S.10O sho hnd saved,
when both were waylaid, robbed and
murdered. Two Hungarians we're miss
ing from the place nud were suspected
of the crime.
Ex-l5ov. CampiieU- of Ohio, nt din
ner on tho 13th drank some water nnd
suddenly rose foaming nt tho mouth,
exclaiming: "My' throat is burning."
A physician was immediately sum
moned nnd administered antidotes.
Investigation showed that tho servant
hnd placed a bottle of ammonia in tho
Ice chest nud it had leaked Into tho
The steamship Miowera, from Aus
tralia, brought reports of a terrlhlo
hurricane which swept over tho Fiji
Islands. Sunva, the capital of Fiji, was
In ruins, having been the center of tho
hurricane. The food supply of tho peo
ple was almost entirely destroyed.
Tho government of the Islands has
voted nionoy to meet tho moro inline
On tho lttli nil was quiet nt New Or
leans. Tho cotored scrowmen resumed
work on tho wharves under tho protec
tion of tho stato troops. The white
icrowineu preserved a threatening
tilence, but none made a move which
would causa the militia to usu force to
jupprcss It, Tho militia wero under
orders to report the next day.
FlltB nt Lununio.Wyo., destroyed the
building of tho Trailing Commercial
Co. with a largo stock of goods. Tho
loss will probably roach 8150,000 witli
About 800,000 insurance. The store nd
joining wns crushed by the falling
walls nnd tho stock burled under the
ruins. Four men wero injured and ono
Is dead. A university student, who was
buried with others under a falling wall,
I. 1). Junkinb' hotel nt Maciovlllc, W.
Va,, was consumed by tiro. Three
aion wero burned to death and throe
moro wero injured so that two of them
Seven or eight masked men visited
(lie jail at Walscnburg, Col., where the
Italians wero confined suspected of tho
jiurder of Ilixon, the saloonkeeper,
and emptied the contents of their re
volvers Into, the bodies cA Dauino and
llvuhutto.v When UioUit bullet had
been tired the avengers left tho cell
md backed out through tho door and
jot safely nwny.
A wii.ii time in the Chicago wheat pit
Accompanied a jump in prices of !) cents
per bushel on tho 12th. Tho excite
ment surpassed anything seen on tho
board of trado for many months. The
government crop report was at tho
bottom of the bulge.
The striking whito screw men at
lacked the negroes employed in their
places on tho levco ut Now Orleans
with rovolvers and rifles. Several ne
groes wero killed and many others se
riously wounded. Tho whito men de
clared that no negro should appear on
tho lovco front und tho police wero
powerless to do anything. Tho purser
of a llritish vessel was nmong tho
wounded and international complica
tions inny ensue The militia were
under orders. Tho general merchants
condemned tho bhlp agents for bring
ing negroes to take tho ulaces of the
Maihuii, March 17. Tho United
States government has called a hull on
Spain's notion in regard to the Al
linaca matter. Secretary Grcshain lias
forwarded n message to United States
Minister Taylor, warning Spain that a
repetition of the Allinnca affair would
not be tolerated. After reciting tho
facts embraced in Captain Grossman's
telegram to the stato department, Sec
retary Greshum says tho place where
tho shooting occurred is the usual
highway for vensels plying between
ports of the United States and tho
Ciirribenu sea. The several American
vessels which ply botween these ports
tho secretary hays, are well-known and
their voyage embraces no Cuban port
Uennessev, O. T., March 17. W. M.
Holt was convicted at Kingfisher of
theinutdiT of William Fowler Tho
murder took place cast of Hennessey
about five miles two mouths ago. The
jury found a verdict of manslaughter
in the first degree und made the pen
alty ninely-nine years in tho peniten
tiary nt hnrd labbr.
k Teiiiik Haute, Ind., March 17. In
the wreck of tho Viindiiliu express two
miles cast of this city at 12:50 Saturday
morning, Conductor Ilaum had his
.inn fructuied und several passengers
were Ladly bruised. A head-epd col
lision willj a sw'tch engine caused the
accident. The derailed cars burned
fiercely as did also a nalf-dozcn loaded
freight cars. Two express cars wero
consumed with the other cars. The
Adams Express safe was taken from
the ruins nt a white heat- It is not
known what amount it contained, but
it is thought to bo nt least 8100 000.
New Yoiik, March J7. Judgment
In the case of the people u: nlnsl Eras
tub Wimaii lias been reversed and u
new trial ordtred.
Minneapolis, Minn,, March 17. A
tpeelal from Carlton, Minn,, to tho
Tribune, bays: An awful tragedy oc
curred ut McGiegor, about thirty
miles west of here. A family of tho
name of Jeuuetle consisting of father,
mother nud four children, lived in a
cabin und kept, a small blore. Two
Italians who Were cleaning up u claim
had trouble wi.li Jeauette. Nick
Crlstulu shot Jcaiietto with u Winches
ter tearing u gaping wound in his side,
und Angolo bhob Mrs. Jeauette, blow
ing tho tjp of her head olT.
THE KANSAS IKrllUIIISTH.
Conform Un.lni-M In the Stornlnnr Ad
tlri-ft Aftirnnan and Kvenlii.
Leavenwoeth, Knn.,Mnrch 10. This
forenoon was devoted by the Kansas
Methodist conferonco to u business
session. Tho nnntversary of tho Sun
dny school union nnd Tract society was
held in tho afternoon. Tho missionary
society anniversary was held in tho
evening. Tho chief address this after
noon wns by Rev. J. L. iluvlbut, cor
responding secretary of the Sunday
school union, nud in t.lo evening tho
ntldrcss was by A. IJ. Leonard, D. I).,
corresponding secretary of the Mission
During yesterday's session Rev. Wil
liam Friend withdrew from tho min
istry, while retaining his membership
In tho church. D. W. Hos, of Hcrlng
ton, Knn., withdrew from the ministry
undercharges. Much of tho timo yes
terday wns given up to hearing reports
from tho elders of tho districts com
posing tho conference. A number of
visiting ministers aro Introducod to tho
1MIYS AS IIKSrHUADOr.S.
Lints From tlin trim Itnfnrni School Unttle
nllh lifty VIlUifnrH.
Maushali.town, la., March 10.
Claude Meade, Into of this ulty, and
Ilnlph Harding, boys, escaped from tho
state reform schogl at Eldorado
Wednesday nftcrnoon. That night
they robbed Whlnnery's store at Union,
nnd nt 1:30 o'clock this morning they
were found in n general store atllrom
ley, after having looted a hnrdwnro
The boys were besieged In tho build
ing by about fifty armed villagers and
a light with revolvers ensued In which
a man In tho crowd outside was wound
ed in the hip. Otllcers hero wero tolo
graphed for and at 3 o'clock drovo to
llromley, where they arretted tho
young desperadoes without resistance
tiii: cui: nmnoN hejoiuino.
Ten Tlinuminil Men llvcetrn Notion of nn
Advunre In Wnst-s.
Mount Pleasant, Pa., March 10.
Not since the hnlcyon days of tho old
syndicuto has tho Connollsvlllo coke
region rccolvcd such pleasant news us
came to tho almost 10,000 employes of
tho Frick and Southwest companies at
noon to-dny, when' notices were posted
at till the works stating that an ad
vance In wages, averaging about 13
per cent., would go Into effect April
1. Tho rate for raining 100 bushels
goes from 78 to 00 cents, drawing from
43 to 50 cents, and so on down through
tho il liferent kinds of labor. Tho yard
laborer Is tho only person who gets no
advance, his pay remaining at 81-20 per
rrmoni Seeking tiio tlUsolutlon of the Alar
rluitn Tie Will Jlnve to tin Into Open
GuTiiiUB. Ok., March 10. Tho time
allowed Gov. Ucnfrow to sign bills
passed by tho legislature expired yes
terday. Ho has signed forty-three bills
sinco the adjournment Saturday morn
ing, nnd allowed six to die by refusing
to sign them. Tho most important of
tho rejected bills was houso bill 190,
giving probate courts jurisdiction of
divorce cases. This knocks out tho di
vorce lawyers nnd compels persons
seeking divorces to come into the dis
trict court In open session, instead of
allowing them to gat divorces on the
quiet any day in tho week before soma
out-of-the-way probato judge
Threo Vlttalmrsh Women Arc Arroitted for
Sloiilinc UnniU Worth 880,000.
PlTTSliunail, Pa., March 10. Detec
tives arrested Mrs. Celiu Stnkcley, Mrs.
Mary Cohout and Aunie Dcnnison, sis
ters, yesterday for shoplifting. Their
house was searched and li big wagon
load of stolen silks and other fine goods
recovered nnd express receipts for
thousands of dollars of other goods
found, Tho women had been at work
for eight years in various cities and
had btolen goods worth 350,000 at a low
Kiinim to Illlzzarri Lull (I.
AlilLENE, Kan., March 10. The colony
of northern central Kansas emigrants
which went to Edmonton in the pro
vince of Alberta, 11. C, a year ago is to
be followed in a few days by another
large party from Concordia, Clyde,
Greenieaf and other towns In that sec
tion. Tho train which is to take them
is already being loaded and will con
sist of about twenty cars of household
goods, stock, implements, etc.. and
three passenger coaches of the emi
grants und their families.
Atchison -ImII llrenk.tr 1 Husht,
Kansas Citv.Mo., March 10. Charles
Johnson, alias Sam Mowry, nnd Charles
Anderson were arrested on suspicion
on Union avenue last night. The otll
cers were struck by the white faces of
the men and at onco sot thorn down as
convicts. This morning it wns learned
that they were wanted at Atchison,
Kan., where they had broken jail a
week ugo. lloth men are burglars.
Claimed n lterril for lllluiclf.
Cllfc.voo, March 10. Georgo William
Northledge, of England, for informa
tion ns to w horn a reward of 823 had
been offered by attorney), here, ap
pcarcd yesterday before the attorneys
und claimed tho reward. Ho was told
that a fortuno of 8500,000 was awaiting
him in England.
cttll Itlslit Hilt Killed.
I'F.f.nv. Olt. Miro'i 1U. The civil
rights bill passed by the lato legis
lature did not becomo a law becatse
the governor rofuseJ to sign it. If It
had become a law colored men could
havo obtained damages for boing re
fused admittance to any public plao-?.
The republicans of Wichita, Kan.,
have nominated L- M. Cox for another
term us nviyor. Goor,'o W. Adams for
city attorney. C, S. Smith fur clerk uud
Fiuley Uoss for trcasaror.
Tha Colorado supreme court haa de
cided that the bill passed by the lust
legislature, for the relief of drought
strick.Mi farmers in the eastern part of
the stato is unconstitutional.
Tho basket miken of Ohio, Indiana
and Michigan have formed a trust to