The Kiel Press. (Kiel, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 14, 1901 Page: 2 of 8
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THE KIEL PRESS.
,1. II. « KIST, I «IHor aikI Proprietor
K I KL,
dm i.a iiiim a ui) inihan i r:it ill roill
I o in
(*< HI in' 11, has
poison i ill--
• l nolo I ti 1
The Prison depot al llnid is t
tin- iiort h |hii t i f I Ik- oil \
The ti • miiI of llnul proof notices ron
1111iion in olilahoma papers.
\n Oklahomaii suggests thai a
I «• 11111 \ bo offered nu stumors.
The ii«M\ medio til law favors ostoo
pa t hisl s iiml I liri• t ian s ientists.
Dr. Fleming. a niodioine vondor. diod
from hioooughs a I l.nid, at a hotel.
W I). MaliolTov Iho Pawnee cattle
man visited Kansas < it y last week
Tho friends of tlio publie buildings
InII stilI o\j ross eonlidonee that it* will
Tho amount * f lumber sold and used
at Mountain \ 'u*\n r, a wonder to visit
ing st ran; ors.
Ilellamy, of t ho territorial
a swollen lip and blood 1
Smit It. of Now kirk has
received notice of getting hnoli pension
anmuiltang to i%-'. lot).
M i s. Rot t a Hut lor. of
seriously Imrned by lior
tiro hoforo a liro plaoo.
< Joorj.ro INoiihowor bar
t ho root raot for carryin
from Puiisttm to Waynolla.
Charles A. Shaw, a furniture salos-
inan, «liod at Woodward. Ilo was .'$<
years txld and generally woll know n.
Councilor Coulson, of tho Oklahoma
logislat uro, nnoo attended a school
taught by .lames A. Carlicld.
\n unknown man drovo his toi.in
slowl\ in front of a train at stillwater.
Ilo was killed and his team and wagon
Tho Paw noo Modern Woodmen had
to provide I. more wooden axes for
thai number of i.ew roornits
Norman elaims to have more pr«
girls than any of its sister towns, and
otTors to line them up for inspootion if
tho claim is disputed.
Tho O.ageswill roeeive a greatly in-
ert ascd amount of rents for their gra-
zing lam s this year, probably more
t ban #100,(100 greater.
( ouductor Harry Footo, whoso home
is in Caldwell, slipped ami fell under
the wheels of a ear at Hennessey and
was almost' instantly killed.
The Salt Fork Valley I armors Insti-
tute held a successful session at Ton-
kawa. The farmers are uiueh gratified
and will eontinue tho work
Delegate Plytttt is oxpootod to come
home about the middle of Maroh. Mrs,
Flynn ami the ehihlron are planning- a
visit of several weeks in California.
\ tl\ namite explosion shook every
house in Pawnee It occurred from
careless handling Sid Morris, oolorod,
was mangled and will scarcely survive.
Harry Wolfe aooidontally ran against
ail o|vn knife win. h Sidney butler h*d
t ocu using to sharpen his peneil. ami
received a nash 111 his thigh which
severed an arterx lie eanie near
bleeding to death. This oeoured at
Kmcrsoti sohmd in Ok ahouia City.
bornard Corrigan has commenced
the work of building '• m ics of the
i luvtnw railroad This work has been
delayed in awaiting do* sions of the
interior depart u out on claims of W ,1.
Soott of having secured options from
Indians whieh t cd up a ar^e area of
ooal« iron. oil and '.ami The
eision was against '.ton every point
Kvrgs are wort i and cents a
do.en at the ratlroa.; camps near Har-
The StilhvftU x- ml Mineral de*
A lady artiht is organizing a class in
oil painting at Purcell.
Henryetta has a four foot vein of
coal; recently discovered.
Harjo, the Snake Creek chief. bar. his
picture in Leslie's Weekly. It does not
The neat mooting of the Beaver Uivor
Cattlemen's assooiation will be held in
Hardesty on May < .
The eourt which was duo to convene
at Wagoner last week did not ilo so on
recount of smallpox.
Bartlesville is tho coining town ae-
eording to the belief of o. A Mitsohor,
the Osage Indian agent.
.1 \\ McNeill, the (iuthrio banker,
j is looked upon in Washington as a for-
midable eandidate to sueeood (iovornor
Dr. N M. Smith, who has written
presoriptious in Washington, D. C , for
\ ears, has doeided to loeateat ' liiek-
aslia, I T.
The \ inita ( bieftain says that tho
elause in the Cberokt o treaty proti
iny the Standard oil company has
killed the t real ..
Miss Hessie Mulhall rode on her
favorite pony at tho head of '/aok Mul-
hall's famous band in the inaugural
parade at Washington.
The eon t raetor for the lirst 17 miles
of the Choctaw road out of Ardmore
wont to Memphis to hire 1,000 notfros,
which disappoints local laborers.
A mob organized at Tipton. I. T.. t«
lynch K. II lidmunds, an old man who
is in jail there charged with taking
improper liberties with a little fjirl.
•Iml^e MoAtoo has appointed ,1 udg-o
Dillon, Amos Stoalabar^or and Colonel
Honnett a board of railroad commis-
sioners in condemnation proceedings.
A bijf ruffain attained a younu trav-
el iiiji' photographer in Stillwater and
robbo<l him. Tin youtitf man was
severely injureil, hut only lost about
S100. having banked his funds.
Tho bill for opening tho Kiowa Co-
manche oonntry was amended in con-
ference so as 11 authorize Soorctnry
Hitchcock to adopt some drawing plan
for that event if he elects to do si).
lkillastin«r tho I'riseo lino in Indian
Territory is progressing rapidly. In
all of C. ,1. l.antry s ooniraots on that
line 00 men are employed and lie says
the force will soon be increased to 1.*>00
The executive committee of the In-
SThe Oklahoma Legislature!
si e at on called
for March l.*>,
place for tho
> e open lit
io W'Ht ^
tn i n 1 pt• ' n thi
: rot\< r of i' IV Johns
ssis of K a\ iMunt\
rr of e\nplo\es about
• • >'.ataw that - prx>\
dian Territorv Press a
a inootinir at M usko«.*ei'
to select tho date and
next annual meeting and t
plans for an excursion.
Tho (Iuthrio band proved to be a
drawing attraction in Washington.
They made a hit while playing for a
Uoug'h Kidors* demonstration and were
and wa re warmly received by the mul-
titude while playing in the parade.
Marion lloldortnan has bo«4n indicted
for holding more land in the Cherokee
nation than the act of congress permits
ami .lames Uoatty, of Talala, has been
arrested on the same charge. They
will make a test trial of the validity of
' In crossing North Pork on the way
to Muskogee one of the big 0-tunic
teams of company A. Kighth cavalry,
was frightened by a train passing on
the bridge overhead and plunged into
deep water. One mule was drowned
and the driver's shoulder was disloca-
The interior department ha* decided
the contest between tne Penison *V
Northern and the Western Oklal
railroad companies in favor of the lat-
ter rite proposed route is across In-
dian Territory from Hartshorn to
rishotningo. through the > luvtaw na-
The people of Heaver county are far
from unanimous in favor of dividing
that county, a- - proposed in the lec-
is'ature. It s >aui that the opposite
view .s ctMieral'.y taken
Pr 11 C. Lynn, who .s eimuectetl
irith t e government nmring corps
'.ti In . an ierr tory :■. > teen making a
\ v : to Washington. He has speut a
large port mi of his time in Washing*
ton for many years, onh apjvaring
fopeba when his large
• -s f naity there require h s at -
Y.v x \ • of Hickorv toweshiw.
* reek nation* has a tomahawk pipe
w svn exsl by lieneral %1ack-
s •• > •. -x ng the pipe of peace w ith
^-. .ke and his l^and were ar-
. ;v.e . :v the charge of conspiracy
• m Units States rhej
. ty but sentence was p^\st-
n their pr\ '.u"s<' to t>e gxxxl
rstanJ th.it if they make
r trouble they w.ll be re-
entcnCtsi ur. thcir p'.eas
The public' buildings hill which tho
house passed fell down in tho council
<m account of the $100,000 put in for
the Onthrio library building. Another
cause of dissent ion was tho passage of
a hill to divide Woods county whieh was
opposed by the two councilors from
that county, and who balked on the
buildings bill until tho county bill was
defeated. The council hold intermit-
tent sessions and recess sessions, the
latter for negotiations. The bill as it
passed the house carried appropria-
tions: For a penitentiary at K1 Keno,
$70,000; for an insane asylum at Kniil.
$.">.'i.000; for an asylum for tho deaf.
dumb and blind at Kinglisher. $:t(),oot):
for a reform sohool at Ponoa City, $'.'0.-
000; for a territorial library at (iuthrio.
A council joint resolution came up in
the house in the form of a memorial t«.
eongross for statehood, and opposed bo-
on use, as assorted, the people of Okla-
homa do not want statehood with its
present boundaries. A motion to de-
feat the resolution was lost by I".' to 11.
t It was then amended t« include In-
clude Indian Territory, adopted and
sent back to the council.
(iovornor Karnes sent a message to
the legislature recommending provis-
ion for exhibits at the buffalo and St.
Louis expositions. The message cov-
ered other recommendations.
The (iovornor sent in the following
nominations; Attorney general J. C.
Strang; treasurer. Prank M. Thomp-
son; school superintendent. S. N. Hop-
kins; bank commissioner, Prank .1.
The lower house, when considering
tho W oods county division bill, voted
unanimously to name tho new county
liarncs instead of Melvinley.
Tho council n'oeived from the house
a largo number of messages reporting
act ion on bills, and many of them were
aoteil on in committee of the whole
The house concurred in council
amendments to the bill requiring sep-
arate schools: the bill authorizing
school districts to issue warrants for
furniture and apparatus.
i The house concurred in the council
amendment to the quarantine bill.
1 loth houses adjourn, d at. noon to ac-
cept the invitation of the Frisco road
to excurt to Sapulpa. In the morning
there was an exciting scene in the
council. After the journal was read
adjournment was moved. President
Hellamv called for tho ayes and quickly
declared the motion carried, paying no
attention to the call for a division.
ISellamy left the chait which was taken
by President pro tern Todd. Speeches
were made, bitter and cutting, but v.s
' members refused to answer to their
names a call was not effective.
1 The house discussed the public build-
ing bill for four boat s and passed •
after amending it to include $100,000
for a library building at Guthrie.
There was an extended and exciting
struggle to get the bill considered
which divides Woods county. and
names a part of it Melvinley county.
The bill was tinally passed.
The council did but little business;
the members being concerned in the
struggle going on in the house.
The council returned the bill to tho
governor whieh had been recalled iri
the previous day.
The house passed the bills: for in-
spection of oils: creating a board of
agriculture; the free library bill, all
The house receded from its amend-
ment whieh provided for $100,000 for a
library building at (Juthric. This ac-
tion was taken because Governor j gue
Ejects an Official Reporter Sent to
Report to Washingto 1.
NINE REPUBLICAN MEMBERS.
San Francisco. March The lirst
territorial legislature of Hawaii, began
its session in Honolulu on the ".'Otli of
last month and has been in session
On the third day of the session Sec-
rotary of tho Territory Cooper was
unceremoniously ordered out of the
house and escorted by the sorgoant-at-
arms. Acting under the section of the
territorial act which provides that he
shall "record and preserve the laws
and proceedings of the legislature,*'
Secretary Cooper took up a place on
the tloor of the house with a steno-
grapher to secure a record of the pro-
Represcntativc Hockley, independent,
offered a resolution requesting him to
leave. The resolution set forth that
his presence < n the lloor w as a viola-
tion of the rule that the three depart-
ments of government, executive,
judicial and legislative, must be kept
separate and it was urged in debate
that Governor Pole had put Cooper
where he was with a view to intimi-
date members by letting them see that
the executive officer was taking steno-
graphic report of the proceedings.
Cooper was declared by Republicans
to be present as a representative ot'
President McKinlev. as he had been
ordered to transmit a report to Wash-
ington, but even this plea did not
deter the independents After long
debate, they passed the Bei kley reso-
lution by a vote of .0 to the nine
being all the Republicans in the house
To Get l(i«t (if Sqiiu'tcrn.
Topeka, March 11. Attorney General
A. A. (Joddard has gone to Washington
to confer with the secretary of the in-
terior regarding the squatters on the
Fort Hay> military reservation. The
government has ceded the land to the
state for a public park', and the grant
was accepted with the understanding
that a clear title be given. This can-
not be done until the rights of the
squatters are determined. Mr. God-
dard thinks there will be no difficulty
in having them removed from the re-
Ctiiengo Carpenters at Work.
Chicago, March !).—Chicago carpen-
ters and contractors have signed a
document which guarantees peace for
two years to come if it is lived up to.
In signing, the carpenters atlix their
names to a statement to the effect that
their various unions had withdrawn
from the P.uilding Trades Council and
would not afiiliate with any central
body uuder that name.
A Wealthy < onvirt.
New York, March 11.—Chauncey F.
Glover, a wealthy resident of Cutcho-
L. I., was found guilty in the
Parties would have vetoed the bill with supreme eourt of Suffolk county on the
harge of forging a will purporting to
be that of his father. Glover was sen-
tenced to four years and four months
in prison. lie fell in a faint as the
judge passed sentence upon him.
that item in it. In connection with
negotiations which culminated in this
action the Woods county division bill
was killed. The arrangement included
the passage of bills for public institu-
tions at Kdmond, Alva and Tonkawa.
In these last days of the legislature the
two houses were crowded by promoters
of measures struggling to secure action
upon them The council refused to
concur in the house memorial for state- n • • <■
hood. The ho.,M- bill providing for supposedly onprnaUntr from ,
investment of public funds in approved dropped from an engine destroyed loo
territorial warrants was passed by the feet of the flooring of the bridge across
council. I Mississippi river hero delaying all
trains. The trains delayed wore those
Fire at Memphis Mridcc
Memphis, Tenn.. Maroh
The bond and loan company bill and
the anti-cigarette bill were both passed
and sent to the governor. The gover-
nor vetoed the bill for a new building
at the agricultural college.
of the Kansas ( ity and Memphis. « it-
ton Holt, Iron Mountain and Choctaw.
Oklahoma ami tiulf roads.
The Oklahoma Delegation.
Washington. March ' The Oklaho-
ma >io!opat.on outnumbered most of
tho-o from other western states and
territories It «.is accompanied by futuro to
two bands, the Military hand, from
Guthrie, thirty-four men. and the si>
oallivt Rouph Rider band of twenty-
seven pieces, from Mu'.hi'.!. under the
direct management of CV'.onel /ach
Mu'.'.ki'L 1 he Guthrie bay. i had a p'.a.-e
of honor n the parade, being assigned
ne\« in to Vice Pres.dent-elect
Roosi \ elt.
Squelchlnc iMHurmtre I'onipiinles.
Topeka. March 1 superintendent
Insurance M. V. Church says that
ho will refuse to issue licences in the
ouipatiies proposing to in-
sure live stock, on account of the
numerous frauds w hieh have .urred.
A bill repealing the 1. w pci'r.itt ug
the organizations of the-, companies
was introduced during the last session
of the legislature but by a mistake was
allowed to die in the m natc
Wilt l«et i: b *rly l>eii«ion.
Topi ka March rhe nstlt nUi n*
a'.-.tv of the new law a> t;g county
elect;ons in the otT vt .v. w.I tested
-.n the supreme court tvf ->re long, v- :h
a view of gx tt.ug a euv - n before :..e
election this fall. It is contended by
some that the law .r. . : -
the ecwlitatk n p est ti general
ehvtior.s shall be I.e'. via: \
torney lienor*! ar.. ga. i* tr.o leg >•
lature b s written v : t .at t o
abolition of off year eli \ as n t
re:>v. T-V " •> '• *
Mootona |)c.i«llork ltroki e.
Helena. March 1* \t " it the
! morning, although the legislative
j clocks showed that midnight had not
come. Pari* Cib^.-n IVir. was electcai
to the l nited State?
every day during tin
least one ballot had
llibson i" a nativ. v>f
of the c nstitntlona
Be is called tin
• ir;"r a. -
water power of t\
senate \i ar 5
i-ntire session at
•eon taken Mr.
e .\ a > a metiilk r
invention and of
TRIAL OF SALOON SMASHERS.
.Iud|;e I>hI« IImm Settled I ontlrllmu ob
l.egnl I*ol 111n.
Wichita, March 11.—The trial of
Mrs. Nation and her throe partners in
the hatchet brigade in the Sedgwick
county district eourt, tilled the court
room with speetators. The charge
was malicious destruction of property,
the penalty of which is six months in
jail and 3?." oo fine. \ jury was secured 1
Judge Dale would not permit the use
by witnesses, of the words saloon or
The defense asked for one of the
saloon keepers to be called as a wit
ness to prove that I10 is in the saloon
business and that lie is an outlaw under
the eyes of tho law.
•lurlge Dale refused, saying. 'YouV
demand is foolish and we will not
listen to arguments." Mrs. Nation's
attorneys fought the case on the
theory that no person acting upon tho
advice of a lawyer as to the legality of
action can bo held responsible for an
offense committed against the law. r*
Since Mr. Nation's voluntary admission
that ho advised his wife that it was n«>
erime to wreck saloons there is sou
talk of proceeding against him as an
accessory before the fact, and he may
Senate in Kxtrn Session.
Washington, March 7.—Senator Piatt
(Conn.) offered an amendment to the
rules to limit debate. An immediate
discussion was not expected, but there
was a general desire to express con-
demnation by the members of the
minority, several of tin m speaking.
Senator Mason (Ills.) gave notice of an j
amendment as he thought Senator n
Piatt's measure did not go far enough.
His amendment was drawn with a view
A making it impossible for a minority
to control the majority. Senator
Mason said that the senate was the
only legal body in the world where a
majority is controlled by a minority.
IteHt l'lareft Agreed I jn n
Washington, March — It is under
stood here and at Topeka that J. M.
Simpson, of McPhorson. is as good as
appointed collector of internal revi nuo.
L. S. Crura will be United States mar-
shal and Cyrus Lei and is billed to
succeed himself as pension agent and
Ike Lambert will succeed himself as
United States district attorney This
disposes of the four big of1, cos tinder
the control of Senator .1. P. Burton. A
strong Burton supporter ami one up 1
close to the throne said that the four
men mentioned above were sure to he
To I-'i|*ht (iraln Trusts.
Topeka, March ^. Representative
Bucklin of Thomas county is at the
head of a movement to organi/e th
wheat growers of the state into an >
association to tight the grain trusts
the legislature having killed the bill
for the regulation of this trust. A
convention of wheat growers will be
called in Topeka for tho lirst week of
The ('rnsade Continues.
Wichita, March 7.—At Andover. but-
ler county, twelve miles east of Wich-
ita. a meeting was held at the Meth-
odist church and addressed by hev.
Henry Praelit. at which resolutions
wore passed that if Wichita does not ^
stop selling liquor, 300 citizens of that j
town will come to Wichita and smash
all the saloons.
l'uhllfihlng A«tfootatlon Fall*.
New York, March 11.—The Working*
men's publishing association, publish-
ers ami contributors of literature on
economic questions, assigned for the
bene tit of creditors. The president of
the association is .lames M. Harkow.
More of Cohurn's Keports
l opoka. March —The legislature
regards Secretary Coburu s biennial re-
port of the state board of agriculture
as a good thing and appropriated
^T.ooo for 20,000 extra copies. It is
likely, however, that tho publication
will not be ready for distribution be-
fore \ugiist, as the state printer has all
the work he can possibly do for four
months and it will take two months to
print Coburn's report.
Term an en t lleattqua rt eri
IVnvcr. March t>. The constitution
adopted by the American t attle
(iiowcrs' association permits men en-
ga ;ed iti raising both cattle and sheep
to become nicut hers provided cattle
raising U their paramount interest.
Penver w as made headquarters of the
association with annual conventions
on the tirst Tuesday in March. The
1 is.s of representation is by individual
memberships, in person or by proxy.
> v, u-.ctuber pays an initiation fee of
P ■ re may also be lowed a tax of
at . head on all cattle owned by
id- member of the a*s viat .on
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