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BEAVER, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, T1IUHSD AY, JULY 18, 1895.
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YTTT - fr'
Viioi". Luoox state Entomologist
of Minnesota, has mado a repot t on the
grasshopper'kllling in Chicago county
with the hopperdosors. Over 400 of
these mnchinos were at work nnd
Bothered in 8,000 bushels of grasshop
The government is going to make a
rpeedy acknowledgment of the services
of the lata secretary of state by nam
ing the new revenuo cutter for the
great lakes Walter Q. Grcsham. It
will be finished in one year and will
bo 205 feet long.
As a result of the big strike last sum
mer, 122 claims, aggregating 51,175,750,
have been filed against the city of Chi
cago. They aTe made by railroads and
other corporations, who assert their
property was destroyed by rioters dur
ing the strike. The smallest claim
filed, 526, 5s in behalf of the Pullman
Palace -Car Co.
Tire -national convention of deaf
tnuto instructors recently held a most
successful and harmonious convention
at Flint, Mich. A resolution was unanimously-adopted
providing for the ap
pointment of a committee to formulate
n-plan tfor the organization of a pro
tective association among the deaf
mute workers of the country.
Tnr. visible supply of hogs in the
United States is being considerably re
duced by the packers and exporters.
Tho Cincinnati 1'rlco Current reported
120,000 moro hogs packed since March
1 than during the corresponding period
of 1891. Exports of bacon and pork
were 'reported to have increased in the
tame time over 11,000,000 pounds.
'Tnr. Iron Trade Ileview, -of 'Cleve
land, O., says: "With all wago scales
settled, tho iron trade enters upon tho
second half of tho year with prospects
of the heaviest summer output 'in
years. Structural mills, plate and bar
mills, east nnd west, are well supplied
with orders and rail mills have a ton
nage before them that is in decided
contrast to their beggarly orders a
A FnuNCHMAJf proposes to sct'out for
'the north pole in a balloon. Ho argues
that tho polar circle is an ideal place
for an air ship, as the temperature is
even, the earth unobstructed by vege
tation, the daylight unobstructed for
six months, and electric discharges
rare. Tho balloon is to ben very elab
orate affair, and it will be provisioned
for over 100 days. It will not start be--fore
Sbvehat. farmers have been "victim
ized in tho vicinity of Creston, la., by
a smooth gang of piano swindlers. A
-salesman would call at a liousft and of--for
to leave a piano at the house for
four months on trial, and say if four
were sold in tho vicinity he would pro
Bent tho instrument to the parties free.
They asked no money, but requested
tho farmer to sign a card describing
the piano, etc It turned out to be a
promissory note for S180. The piano
would not bo worth over $150.
Tnn effect of the Chicago druinneo
cai.al on lake levels is still under dis
cussion. One of the leuding engineers
in charge of tho work assured tho sec
retary of war that tho reduction of the
lake level when the canal is taking its
maximum of 10,000 cubic feet of water
a second will nuvcr reach G inches, and
that the average reduction throughout
the year will not exceed 3) inches. So
far ns 'definite data have been submit
ted, it appears that the lakes will feed
the omul without a change of any con
sequence in their levels.
A coloi organ has been invented,
by means of which, as certain notes
are struck, tho melody is reproduced
in a saocession of color tones und com
binations on a screen at the same in
stant they are heard by tho ear. At a
recent test in London Chopin's pre
ludes were pla3'ed, and the screen
showed a succession of rhythmical
waves of color, passing so rapidly that
It was hard for tho eye to take them
nil in. The instrument is tho first in
tho world to show a definite connec
tion botween'fcound and color.
A itAniilT parliament has been held
In Australia and four days were spent
in considering proposed remedies for
the overproduction of rabbits in thosa
colonics. Neiv South Wales onco of
fered 8125,000 for tho best plan to keep
down the rabbit pest, and though 2,000
schemes wero submitted the meek lit
tle animal has triumphed, nnd roams
over 7,000,000 acres of abandoned land
it has conquered from the farmers.
Tho parliament reached no conclusion
except to recommend strong fences,
nnd to transfer the suppression of rab
bits from the state to private land own
ers. Aitciinisiior K.u.v, of St, Louts, has
made a decision that removes the ban
placed by some priests on Grand Army
funerals and members of the G. A. U.
attending funerals may enter tho
church wearing their uniforms and in
signia, and may conduct funerals in
accordance with their ritual in Catholic
cemeteries. Controversies on the sub
ject have been frequent within tlie
past few years, and many a cortege
has been refused entrance to a church
or cemetery by come priest because its
members wore the uniform and in
signia of the order, on the ground that
it was against the rules of the church.
NEWS OF THE WEEK
Gleaned By Tolcgraph and Wall
PKRSONAL AND POLITICAL.
A dispatch from Home, N. Y., stated
that cx-1'resideut Harrison and his pri
vate secretary were to go into the
north woods nnd toko possession of
Dodds camp. First lake, on tho 13th.
Later Mrs. McKec was to join them.
The party expected to remain in camp
At the New York Hankers' associa
tion meeting at Saratoga on tho 11th,
Judgo Dexter, of Elmlra, offered n
resolution which was adopted, that
the association favor tho appointment
by congress of a commission consisting
of experts and business men to report
to congress a comprehensive currency
system to meet the commercial needs
of the nation.
This Iowa republicans, in convention
at Des Moines, nominated Gen. Drako
for governor; Matt Parrott, of Water
loo, for lieutenant-governor; Henry
Sabiu for superintendent of instruc
tion, George W. Perkins for railroad
commissioner and Josiah Given
for judgo of the supremo court.
The resolutions, among other things,
lcploro the revocation of reciprocity,
denounce tariff for revenue only and
affirm tho declarations of the repub
lican national platform of 1892, favor
ing bimetallism and demanding that
every dollar, paper or coin, issued by
the 'government shall be as good as
A. .1. Wakneti, president of tho Amer
ican Bimetallic league, has written a
letter to Hon. Charles S. Fairlleld,
chairman of the committee on sound
currency of tho New York reform
club, inviting a discussion on tho cur
An extensive conspiracy against tho
life of the czar of Russia has been dis
covered near Moscow. Eight of tho
conspirators,-who include six recently
pardoned nihilists, have been urrested.
The czar rewarded the chief of police,
who unearthed tho conspiracy, with a
present of 10,0,00 roubles.
Thk agreement to issue tho SSO.000,
000 -1 per cent, gold loan to China under
Russian guarantee was signed at St.
Petersburg. The loan Is secured on
tho customs revenues of the treaty
ports of China.
Mrs. Lena Rosenkk hanged herself
to a door recently at Pittsburgh, Pa,,
after she had hanged two of her small
children in another room. She had
been sick for a long tirao and was in
sane. When discovered the baby alone
Advices to tho surgeon-general of
the marine hospital scrvico at Wash
ington Indicate an alarming increase
in yellow fever in Cuba.
Danili. Ackkuman, a resident of
Smith Mills, N. J., stabbed his wife
and then himself with his pocket knife
on the 11th. Th woman died in a
hhort time and Ackerman cannot re
cover. Ackermnn's wife loft him some
time ago and went to New York state
with a young man.
Cou John M. Wilson, of tho engineer
ing corps in charge of the white houso
and other public buildings and parks
about Washington, in his annual re
port recommends that an appropria
tion of 250,000 bo made for the erec
tion within tho executive mansion
grounds, and directly opposite the
treasury building, of a grauite struc
ture for ofllces for tho chief executive
of tho nation.
Thk feature of the mile track races
at Davenport, la., on tho 11th, was
Joe Patchen's mile in 2:05U. the fast
est stallion mile of tho year. He was
paced by a runner and went the quar
.ters in 0:31Jf, l:02Jf, l:32f, 2:03ii. A
brisk breeze was blowing at tho time.
. A l'AltTV of fishermen at Dublin,
Fin., caught in their net tho dead body
af Carrie Padgett. Tho girl had been
notified to leave the city because she
hud separated a man and wife. It was
believed that a party of women, assist
ed by some men, had carried the girl
to tho river and hod thrown her in, as
her hands and feet were bound with'
ropes and a large stone was fastened
to them. It was also thought that the
girl's sister had been served in the
iiimo -way, as she, too, was missing.
Shortly before noon on the 11th a
large number of policemen were sent
to the Chinese quarter in Denver, Col,
in response to a riot cull. About
twenty Chinamen were doing battle
with axes, knives, clubs and stones,
but on tho appearance of the police
wagon they scattered. Sam Lung Wn,
proprietor of an opium joint, was
found with sovero wounds on the head,
which may cause his death.
A disastrous conflagration occurred
on the Hth at Urotterode, a village at
Hesse Nassau, Germany, and 350 houses
were destroyed and ten villagers killed
while seeking to rescue their valuables.
About 2,000 persons were made home
less. A splendid welcome was accorded at
Ilostou on the 11th to the 53,000 dele,
gates to tho Christian Endeavor con
vention. President Clark delivered his
address in Mechanics' building and it
was also read in the two big tents.
The secretary made also his report,
showing an increase of 7,750 societies
in the past year.
Two blocks of the business portion
of Williams, N. M. were devastated by
fire from a gasoline stove explosion.
The town was without a fire depart
ment. The peace negotiations for uniting
the two factions in the B. P. O. E. were
completed at Atlantic City, N. J., on
the 10th. Cheer after cheeer rent the
air when Detwiler made a short speech
and grasped the hand of Grand Exalted
At Philadelphia on the 10th 3,000
weavers employed in tUe ingrain car
pet mills struck or an advance of 1Yt
per cent In wages. It Is thought that
double the number will be eventually
Tub president has appointed William
H. Anderson, of Kentucky, to be re
ceiver of the land oftlce at Enid, Ok.,
in place of Robert W, Patterson, who
was recently killed la a street duel.
A triplr drowning accident occurred
in tho vlllogc of Slatervlllc, R. I., re
cently. Gcorgo Rippet, aged 7; John
Kccgan, nged 0, nnd John McGuil,
aged 5. left their homes to go fishing.
They did not return, nnd at night their
hats were found floating down tho
river. Their bodies wero recovered.
Andrew Lasilla, a well to do Rus
sian tourist, was found dead on a farm
near Cleveland, O. His body was badly
decomposed and he had evidently been
killed and dragged Into the bushes,
robbery being the motive, as ills pock
ets were turned Inside out.
Most of tho business portion of Wan
watosn, n suburb of Milwaukeo, is in
nshes through a fire on the 10th. The
loss will reach at least sr.O.OOO.
Thk trustees of tho Young Fcoplo's
Society of Christian Endeavor refused
II. II. ICohlsaat's offer to give 83,000
for three years if they would removo
the headquarters of the society to Chi
cago, so iloston will continue to be
NllAlt Wnuchaprcaguc, Va., a sail
boat with a party of thirtecu oxcur'
sionists aboard, capsized in midstream.
Only four men were in the party nnd
these rendered all possible aid to tho
struggling women, live of whom were
In the fire which broke out at Case's
livery barn at Detroit, Mich., on the
Oth five men lost their lives and two
horses were burned. Tho barn men
Decupled quarters on tho fourth floor.
Strangely enough, of tho soventy-two
horses which were stabled in the base
ment, not one was injured. They were
found standing in about 3 feet of
Early on tho Sth, Si Eglen, a well
known sporting man of Indianapolis,
Ind., engaged In a fight with Chris
Zimmerman, a saloonkeeper, and was
killed. Zimmerman was wounded and
another man named Hughes, was in
jured by a stray bullet. Zimmerman
was looking after his wife in a road
house and killed the wrong man. Ho
gave himself up.
A tkuriiu.k accident happened on
tho Grand Trunk railway near Quebec,
Can., on the 0th. There wero two sec
tions to a train bearing pilgrims to the
shrine of St. Anne de Heauprc, one run
ning a fow minutes behind tho other,
and whilo the first part was standing
taking water tho second section
crashed Into the first, killing thirteen
nnd Injuring twenty-four.
- Fire has destroyed 230 houses in tho
town of Snmbrow. government of
Lomsha, Poland. Two thousand per
sons were rendered homeless by the
Mrs. Levi Pierce, of Grand Rapids,
Mich., was found murdered and her
grandson, aged 13, and a daughter of
tho same age-have been arrested for'
A caisson of the big bridge now be
in? built at Naighamel, Africa, by a
French firm collapsed on tho 9th and
forty workmen perished.
Attorney-General Harmon on tho
9th telegraphed Special Attorney Mc
Klssick at San Franeisco.directing him
to take an appeal in the Stanford Sl-V
000,000 suit at once. Tho privilege of
amending tho governmentblll granted
by the judgo will not be taken advan
tage of, but an appeal will be taken to
the United States circuit court of ap
peals for tho Pacific coast district.
Daniel Wkri.ino, who shot and
killed ids wife because she had him
tent to the workhouse for drunkenness
ind abuse, was hanged on tho llth in
the courthouse yard at Pittsburgh, Pa.
The Redding and Alturas stage was
robbed on the Sth, 2 miles above Mot
ley's station, Cn). Tho highwayman
took the Wells-Fnrgo box and regis
tered mull. Tho robber was believed
to bo tho veteran stage robber Hrady.
At Cincinnati 150 members of the
Ilorseshocrs' union struck on the 8th.
Their demand for SI. 50 increase of
wages per week, shorter hours nnd a
recognition of the union was refused
ind caused the strike.
A fearful accident occurred at the
loclal session tendered to tho visiting
Elks in the Casino at Atlantic City. N.
I., on the 10th, the building collapsing
nd fully 1.00J people being thrown to
.die floor beneath. To add to the ter
mor of the scene, the electric lights
.vent out. A hundred people wero
Jiore or less Injured, one man beinsr
.aken out dead. Many women went
lown in the ruins.
Five persons were seriously hurt
ind several other passengers slightly
Injured by an electric streetcar jump
ing tho track at Chicago on tho 8th.
The business portion of Manchester,
fr. Y.. was wiped out by fire early on
he Sth. Tho estimated loss is $73,000,
with insurnnce of about 515,000.
Children playing in a shed in Lome
vllle, OnL, started a fire on the 7th
which burned twenty buildings nnd
rendered fifty families homeless. Loss,
$30,000, with very little insurance.
Fmii has destroyed the business por
tion of ICnowlton, la. Loss estimated
at 535,000; half insured. Tho origin
Si:cuETAitr Herhekt on the 0th re
ceived a report from Adin. Kirkland
giving au account of the Kiel celebra
tion. Adm. Kirkland says the appear
ance of tho United States fleet was in
every way a credit to tho country, nnd
wak "in fact second to no other fleet al
John, younger son of Congressman
John D. Young, in altercation with his
cousin, Pliny Fassett, cut Fussetf?
throat, severing tho jugular vein and
causing his death in a few minutes ut
Owingsville, Ky. Young was arrested.
The tragedy caused great excitement,
owing to prominence of tho parties
A wholesalk jail delivery occurred
at Henderson vllle, N. U, recently,
llloodhounds were put on the track of
Scotia, Cal., was vUltcd by a disas
trious fire on the 7th. The property
loss was estimated at $300,000.
A tornado swept across the country
near Eatonton, Ga., recently and two
lives were lost nnd at least twenty per
sons severely injured, several of them
At Chicago C. Arnold Wescott, of the
Lake View Cycling club, ou the 7th
broke the record for the Elgin-Aurora
Century course by making 100 miles in
0 hours, 3 minutes and 20 fcecouds.
tiii: iiiriAirrtt ul land.
rim Homo of the Pulr lort"--StatlMlrt
Showing tho Value or our Home.
Guthrie, O. T., July 10. (Special)
The territorial board of equalization
has had Its labors compiled at the tcr
tritorlal auditor's office and the com
plete showing which Is given below Is
certainly very nattering to Oklahoma.
The Bcneml Increase In values In the
territory has been satisfactory and Is
set out In tabulated form. The rail
road property In Oklahoma is assessed
at $5,000 per mile on both the Santa Fe
and Hock Island nnd is the same
amount that Is fixed by the board of
equalization In Kansas for these road.
The tabulated statement of all the
pallent points enumerated above, with
their totals, will prove Interesting to
all who aro Interested In 'the material
development of the territory.
Valuation of Oklahoma by counties for the year 1693, ns returned by county clerks
nnd as fixed by tho Territorial Hoard of Equalization, together with the valuations
of railroad anil telegraph property as assessed by the Territorial Hoard of Hnllroail
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I hereby certify the foregoing statement to bs true and correct. In testimony
whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand and n Mixed my seal this 9th dny of
Julyti??; x . ,..t . ,E. D. CAMERON. Territorial Auditor. Etc
(SEAL.) Uy A. E. NICHOI.U Assistant.
Ab -will be seen by the table the totnl
valuation of the territory Is X39.275,
189.21 of which 12,431,902.16 is the assess
ed vnluation of the railroad property
within her borders.
The territorial tnx as Jlxed by the
board for all purposes Is four and slx
teuth mills divided ns follows: General
revenue, three mills; university, normal
school nnd Interest on outstanding
bonds, five-tenths of one mill each, and
one-tenth of one mill for the use of the
board of education.
The amount of the territorial tax
charged to the various counties is giv
en as follows:
Heaver $ 4,499 39
Mains 2,075 03
Canadian 40,556 CI
Cleveland 9,409 6S
i-J I fit) dO
"O" 1.50S 73
Garfleld C.344 b
Grant 4,800 C5
Kay 12,895 73
Kingfisher 9,380 01
Lincoln ' 4,987 90
Logan , 17,891 OC
Noble .. 6,93.1 62
Oklahoma 21,017 C9
Pawnee 7,400 39
Payne 6,372 56
Pottawatomie 4,736 82
Itoger Mills 1.591 54
Washita 1.81S 91
Wood 7.270 29
Woodward G.487 83
Total S1S0.C63 95
Of the total territorial tax, amount
ing to J1S0.GC5.95, as hown In the table,
the railroads contribute $11,183.02. nut
this Is only a part of the benefits enjoy
ed by the people of Oklahoma by rea
son of having railroads within her bor
ders In the matter of helping to sustain
Uie burden of taxation. In each of the
counties, townships and school districts
through which these railways pass they
will pay their Just proportion of tax to
ward the maintenance of the Institu
tions for tho public good usually estab
lished and maintained therein.
Through the courtesy of the odlclals
at the territorial auditor's ofTlce these
figures were obtained by the Guthrie
Capital. They make a very creditable
showing for this young territory, and
one that all may be proud of, Okla
homa has never been afflicted with an
unhealthy, hot-bouse growth, but stead
lly and peslstently has he climbed up
ward until her material worth has been
demonstrated and her magnificent pos
sibilities are apparent to all observers.
The territory Is no longer an experi
ment, but a tried and proven fact, and
given proper recognition by the gener
ul government, will soon be In the lead
among the fertile commonwealths of
the great west.
Tsc-hho-whnh-Keo-I'uh, nn Osnj,'c In
dian whose address is Gray Horoe, has
lost a team of mules for which he will
give $25 for the return.
The Kay county uormal Institute
will meet in the City Tabernacle of
NewUirk August 5, 1895, and continue
for a term of four weeks.
Governor Kenfrow nt Kansas City
and w'll remain for a few days, vhen
he goes to Las Vegas, N. M, He is
Kaininjr n health and hopes of his
complete recovery are favorable at
this famous report.
lenhtirg t lloiur.
J. L. Iscnburg has returned lo his
home In Enid after an absence of ten.
days. In the columns of his paper the
Etild Dally nvo referring to tho
shooting iiffrny in which Marshal
Williams nnd 'Register Patterson of
tho land office lost their lives each
by the hand of tho other, lie lias the
"We arc ngnln nt our post after an
absence from the city of ten day, dur
ing which time we wero In no mental
condition to contribute anything to
these columns and the time seems like
an Rge to us, as wc lingered on tho bor
ders of nervous prostration n greater
part of the time. Our trouble was over
In mind like a horrible dream. It came
on as unexpectedly ns a loud clap of
thunder In the night time; Its fatal and
sorrowful ending created within us n
remorse and regret seldom experienced
by man under like circumstances.
"No one outside of the near and dear
relatives of our two unfortunate fellow
citizens could possibly mourn their trag
leal demise more deeply than the spirit
penning these lines, yet, conscientious
ly speaking, we cannot see where wo
are so much to blame as the harsh crit
icisms Indicate, unless It be In Inadvert
antly arousing the desperately madden
ed passion which started the trouble
whloh ended In n fatal duel.
"We shall nlways feel thankful and
grateful to our friends who nobly stood
by us through the trying ordeal ond
we have no words of censure or feelings
of enmity toward any fellow citizen
who may have criticized us harshly
during the first hours nnd days when
death nnd sorrow enshrouded the home
315.638. 00 !
t 2.4.".1,092.41J 39,275,189.21!
and streets of our young city.
"The mistakes of the past cannot be
altered or amended; wo can only look
forward to the future, ever hoping that
the blight whldh so suddenly overtook
us In our pathway may not destroy
whntever use we may be to our fellow
man In this wor4l. as tt seems that the
mighty hand of providence saved 'our
life, for what end no man can fathom.
"We are glad to be nt home again
with the family and mingle as of yore
nmong'the citizens of Enid In the publi
cation of the Wave, which will continue
to Teach its readers regularly.
WOKKUtl 11V IIUXCO mi:n.
Oklahoma 8i Imllrr Tell u New Hlory to
Two Jniiocriit runner.
joiin nnu j times .Mc.Main, two poor
farmers living neur I'uwneo when in
Guthrie one dny last week told of
being buncoed by two crooks iinmed
J. D. Waltman. who halls from Colo
rado. The McMalns say that Waltman
came to their claim ten miles from
Pawnee two months ago and told
many tales of his great wealth' In Col
orado, but that he had recently ob
tained a divorce from his wife and
came to Oklahoma to hide from his di
vorced wife, who was trying to get
service for alimony. He lived high nt
McMalns' paying a partner's board
bill. He Induced the McMalu boys to
sell their claims and household goods
and go back to Colorado by promising
to make them managers of large
ranches at very large salaries. In the
meantime he obtained about J1.000 from
them and went to Arkansas City to
make arrangements for the trip, nnd
there the McMaln boys and all their
families were to meet him. The Mc
Malns spent three days at Arkansas
City, but Waltman could not be found.
The men returned without home or
money, but some bitter experience.
SHUT Ol'l" THK WATIilU
OLIuhm:i C'rle "KiiourIi," but I'oliiU
u-ltli Prltl'n to thu Corn.
Oklahoma City, O. T July IS. (Soc
ial.) The cry In Oklahoma now is,
'turn off the water." Heavy rains have
prevailed throughout- the territory and
vegetation has surged forward. The
corn crop will be unprecedented In the
history of Oklahoma; fruit Is abundant
and when the balance Is struck at the
end of the year It will be found that the
territory Is In a better condition than
Mr, and Mrs. Whlcmeyer have gono to
Colorado on their wt-ddlng trip.
The school land board will not leaso
any more land In the Klckanoo country
The New York Sun has got onto th
Oklahoma divorce boom and Is advertlsl-it
it In Its editorial columns.
It Is said that Mllllken, the man wh
has Just been let out of the penitentiary
will not return to Oklahoma.
Deputy Marshal Will Nix has taken
John Ulttle to the Brooklyn (N, V.) pen!,
tentlary. Ulttle l a counterfeiter.
Alva has nineteen attorneys, and It Is
'Just as hard to win a case there as It Is
Weather Observer Wldemeytr was mar
ried during the terrlllo storm at Oklahoma
ICty the other night.
Hube Sealer, a painter, has been arrested
for assaulting ex-I'ollce Judge McClelland
of Oklahoma City.
r.xiT tiii: kkiohmatouy iioaiiii.
Jncirnor Morrill 'tell. Them lo H'.thrr Ke
slffit or ho I'triMl.
Topfka, July IS The members of the
state board governing thp Hutchln
lon reformatory, after two days con
ference with the governor, today de
rlded that the executive had the best
cf them, and each Individually deter
mined to resign.
The members are Tully Scott, Dem
ocrat, Oberlln; John Armbstrong, Pop
ulist, Clreat Uend and J. M. Humphrey
Republican, Ft. Scott. Tully Bcott w s
the last to hold out to opoae the res
ignation, but the governor remained
firm nnd told them It was merely a
question with them whether they wish
ed to resign or to b relieved. The
board recognized that the governor
was Judge nnd Jury In the case and
had full uower. The action of the
board thus dispones of a hearing, so
the truth of nil the chnrgci? may not
cons out. That the board was extrav
ngant In purchases appears to admit
of no doubt.
Today's action is very satisfactory
to ex-superintendent H. F. Hatch
whom the board sought to remove but
who preferred charges against the
board, resigned himself, and now sees
h's persecutors step down nnd out.
N'CXT TIMi: AT JERSEY CITY.
tlemliertof the .Yimiie Punptn'i ChrlitUn
Dillon ulll Mate Tito Cents liny.
Iloston, July 18. At the morning ses
sion of the Young Peoples' Chrlstan
Union, Jersey City was choseir as the
&lace for the convention In 1B38, Gales
urg, III., nnd Jamestown. N. Y., also
The convention adopted the report
of the committee on reports recommend
lng the continuation of the two cents
a day plan of rnlsng funds.
Professor Wallace Cate, of Toklo,
Japan, made the address of the meet
ing. HIb subject was "The Success of
Mlsson Work In Japan"nnd after thank
lng the young people of America for
their sympathy and aid, he called for
assistance In tho establishment In the
near future of a union In Japan.
A resolution of greeting and good
wishes was presented by Rev. O. W.
Cook on behalf of the Young Peoples
association of the Unitarian church.
HIt.VKUITKS W1L.I. AIIDUHMS KANSAS.
freo Colimge lU-putiliuini will Kxptnln
Tlmlr Vh-w lo the Stnte.
Topoka, July 1 1 Ten members of the
executive commltte which was appoint
ed at the Coney-Bponsler Republican
Jreo silver convention held here last
month met today and took the Initiato
ry steps for a free silver crusade. A
:ommlttee of three, consisting of A. B,
letmore, of Topeka, C. V. Eskrldge,
t Emporia, and Chief Justice Martin
A-as appointed to draft an address to
Kansas Republicans and It was deter
ii I ned to make an effort to get county
;onventlonB to take a stand on the Bil
ker side of the financial question. An
sther meeting of the executive commit
tee will be held in Topeka July 29, when
luuresfes will be issued.
UK JUST WALKKU OUT.
Convict from Oklahoma U Allonre.t to l"l
rnift In New Vork City
New York, July IS. Two United
States marshals who-'wore taking Jno
E. Hittcll from Guthrie, O. T., to Kings'
county Jail to serve a seven ycars,.sen
tence for forgery, allowed him to walk
out of the Cosmopolitan hotel while
they were talking In the ofllce. Mar
shal William M. Nix and Frank Mer
rick notified the police but the prisoner
has not yet been apprehended.
UULU MILL 10 OUT.
Mr. .1. I'lcrnont Morgnu Meanwhile Declin
ing lo hn Intervfflwotl.
New York. July .12. The fact that a
gold shipment would be made was an
nounced today at 3 o'clock. A member
of the firm of Nesslage, Colgate & Co.
stated that the shipment was made In
the ordinary routine business.
He said: "Our firm In London needed
the gold and there being a profit In
shipping It at the present rate of sterl
ing exchange, we decided to send It
J. Pierpont Morgan declined to be In
terviewed on the subject.
IIAHKlfcON h'AII) TO IMC H1IY.
Ills Ileluctanrft to be Nominated Meaitireri
In Term of Ox-I'oiver.
New York, July 1.1 A local paper
says nnent the visit of cx-Presldent
Harrison to New York and the Adlron
dacks: It was reported In thle city that
ex-President Hnrrlson'had tnken to the
political woods, nnd that ex teams can
not drag him to the Republican nomi
nation for president. This announce
ment Is reported to come from the ex
president himself, through the voice of
ex-Dlstrlct Attorney Smiley N. Cham
bers of Indianapolis, In conversation
with the Republicans leader of this
WANTS M OK It I I.I. TO TUHTJl'Y.
I'rauk Herald A! the (lovernor lltl. Mini
Hold III.. lob.
Topeka, July 111 In the fight of
Frank Herald, commissioner of elec
tions of Topeka, to retain his otltcc,
an original move was made today by
Herald to obtain the governor's dep
osition. In the effort to show that
Herald was to be removed to make a
place for a Republican named McMas
ters rather than for reform. The gov
ernor refused to accept service and a
legal fight will be made to compel the
governor to testify.
TUYINtl TO l.lIIKHATK WAI.I.I'lt.
Mm Meeting In Held In Topeka
Olijrrt In View.
Topeka, Kan., July 13. The meeting
of the citizens of Topeka held at the
court house last night pursuant to call
to protest against the Imprisonment of
John L. Waller by the French govern
ment was attended by some of the most
prominent cltlr.ens of both American
and Afro-Amerlcnn nationalities.
Hon. D. C. Tlllotson was elected as
chairman and Hon. R. H. Semple as
HAH A WAUUANT FOll HUDSON.
bhrrirt Lurklnof AtrhiMia Leites for To
peka to Jllxkn the Arret.
Atchison, Kan., July 1!5 Sheriff Lar
kln of Atchison county went to Tope
ka this morning to serve a warrant on
J. K. Hudson of the Topeka Capital,
charging him with criminal libel. Tho
suit Is similar to that filed In Topeka a
few days ago. The information In this
.case is signed by J. K. Fisher of Atchi
son, who was foreman of the grand
Jury coneernttd in the charges made by
Foster agajnst Hudson.
Cliariied with Killing I'nrrlnli.
Guthrie. O. T., July 13. Messrs.
Hawkins, and Smiley, two wealthy
Texas stockmen, have been arrested
and Jailed In Washita county, charged
with .the murder of Perry Parish, the
cattleman found shot through the head
a few days ago.
Wlntleld ClmutttUiu Klret Officer..
Wlnfleld. Kan.. July 18. Wlnfleld
Chautauu.ua today elected P. H. Al
bright president, O. C. Root and J. P.
Baden vice presidents; M. D. Kerr,
treasurer and A. P. Limerick secretary
The executive committee remains the
Olathe. July 13. An unknown man
A'as run over and killed by the Mem
phis pa.iuepger train near here last
Tho I.ale.t Kslluinto Ctres an
Yield In KaniiU.
TornitA, Knn., July li. i'coplo who
have opportunities for knowing some
thing about the Knmas growing cori?
crop arc Increasing their estimates of
the probiblo yield ns harvest comes on
apace. It is now estimated that 400,
000,000 bushels will not cover tho yield.
Conditions all over the state nro per
fect, nnd the crop is at least ten days
advanced over any prcviousycar.
F. D. Coburn, secretary of tho state
board of agriculture, nttended the
oponlng of the GoodWnd irrigation
plant this week, and made careful ob
scrvation of the condition of tho corn
crop across tlie Btato from cast to west.
Mr. Coburn is nlways conservative in
his estimates of crop conditions, nnd
tho following statements; which he
mndo in au interview, arc thoroughly
"Tho corn crop from the Missouri to"
tho west line of the 'state is surely ns
promising as it well could be at this
tinie of year so much so that vlth
such an linmcnre acreage its probablo
yield is like Kansas' underground
water supply, beyond calculation.
Crops everywhere are nlso in prlmo
condition, and, of course, live slock is
"Did you notice much damage to
crops and property by the recent heavy
rains and high water?"
"No; going by the Union' Pacific and
returning by the Kock Island, I did
not sco ten acres nil told that had been
Injured by too much rain. Washouts
on tho latter road in Norton and De
catur counties have caused great dam
age, but trains are being run through
again all right."
Knmiis Prison llnaril
Lkavknwoisth, Knn., July 12. At a
meeting of tho new republican board
of directors of tho Kansas penitentiary
yesterday, James Hamilton, of Craw
ford county, was appointed superin
tendent of tho prison coal mines; cx
Stalo Senator .John Kelley, of Wichita,
was muilo weigh clerk, und II. M.
Waller, of Nortonvllle, shipping clerk.
Tho resignation of Dr, English, tho
populist physician, was accepted, to
take effect August 1. Tho board will
meet again Friday to appoint n physi
cian and chaplain.
Moro Itculgnatlnns 'Demanded.
Topkka, Kan., July 12. Yesterday
morning, after Gov. Morrill hal
listened to tho board of 'managers of
tho Hutchison reformatory in their dci
tense against the charges lodged
against them, he demanded tho resig
nation of all three of tho-gcntiemen.
John Armstrong, the.) populist member
of tho ,bmrdf Intimated-his, Intention
to resign, but J. M. Ilurapurey, repuo
lican, nnd Tully Scott, democrat, have,
not yet complied with the request.
Gov. Morrill Tnklng a Hand.
Topkka, Kan., July 11. Gov. Mor
rill is conducting a temperance crusado
after his own fashion over the state of
Kansas. Whenever n complaint is re
ceived from any citizen of tho non-enforcement
of the prohibitory law, tho
governor writes to the county attorney
of tho county where the offense has
been committed and demands that the
law bo enforced, at the same timo re
ferring the attorney to the gentleman
who makes the complaint.
Kaniuts Cannot llrt Space,
LAWKKN'CK, Kan., July 11. Col. O. EJ
Lcarnnrd, president of tho Kansas
Cotton States exposition committee,
received word that space asked for
Kansas' exhibit at the Cotton States
exposition could not be had, as appli
cation had beeu made too late. The
Kansas commission, however, will not
give up tho idea of an exhibit and will
see if some plan cannot yet be found
for getting some space at the exposi
tion. Hnlchtu of Tal.or.
Kansas Citv, Kan., July 12. The
fourth annual session of tlie Knights,
nnd Daughters of Tabor of Kansas and
Nebraska closed to-day. The election
of grand otllcers resulted as ' follows:
Sir Frank Wilson, chief grand mentor;
Km ma Gaines, chief grand preceptress;
a. W. Abernathy, vice grand mentor;
Jennie Nichols, vice grand preceptress;
A. W. Hopkins, chief grand scribe;
Sarah Williams, chief grand recorder;
William Core, chief grand treasurer.
Dr. Illddle Sclerli-I.
TorKKA, Kun., July 11. Tho stato
board of charities has announced the
appointment of Dr. T. C lllddle. of
Kmporlu, as superintendent of tho Osa
wiitomlo Insane asylum, to succeed Dr.
L. F. Wentworth. Dr. Wcntworth was
appointed to the position under tho
Humphrey administration, nnd hi
terra will expire August 1.
Making a Nurtey of Kun.ai.
La whence, Knn., July 12. Tha
United States coabt survey has sent a
party, headed by Iaac Winston to
Kansas to make a geodetic, survey ol
the state. The party is making Law
rence Its headquarters for the work
for the next three weeks. The mem
bers of the party ure from Washington
and are now ussibted also by local
Topeka. Kan., July 12. Gov. Morrill
this forenoon announced tho appoint'
ment of J, D. Darker, of Girord, to be
n trustee of tho state board of charita
ble institutions in place of M. A. House
holder, resigned. Darker In 1S92 was
candidate for the republican nomina
tion for governor.
A Clot. Heavily Fined.
Lawrence, Kun , July 12. The mem
bers of tho Dynamite club who were
arrested under u nuisance ordinance
declaring the keeping and disposing of
liquors a nuisance, pleaded guilty yes-p
terday nnd paid a tine of filOO and costs
on each count.
Kaw Valley's Potato Crop.
Lawhknci., Knn., July 12. Douglas
county potato crop, now being har
vested, is estimated at 000,000 bushels,
and buyers here say that over 4,000 car
loads of potatoes will be shipped from
the Kaw valley, between Lawrence
aud Kansas City. n
THE GREAT CORN