Cleveland County Courier. (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 24, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 11, 1896 Page: 2 of 4
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Cleveland County Courier.
II. A. lll'KDY, l*n)prki >r
MOORE. : t>Kr,AHQMA.
Ur the aid of a new French telescope
the moon will b« brought within Sr
niles of the earth.
Is Michigau a spirituulist has b«*D
hired by a sea captain to point out
where a vessel went down.
A TINY electric light fastened to the
end of a pencil la a recent invention to
enable reporters to make notes In
It i the impression of the Philadel-
phia Ledger that Illinois, more than
any other state, will be the battle
ground of the coming presidential
Citizkn* of Pittsburgh. Pa., will
erect a monument to Stephen Collins
Foster, author of "Mv Old Kentucky
Home," "Old Black Joe" and other
The greatest carrier pigton flying
trial ever known in this country oc-
curred recently froui Amherst, Vs., to
Fall River, Mass., a distance of 607
miles. Twenty-nine birds were liber-
ated at Amherst at .1:20 in the morning
and 16 reached Fall liivcr before ti:30
in the afternoon.
Hai.f of the newspapers speak of
•'William McKinley, Jr." This is en-
tirely wrong. The junior should be
dropped after a man's name when his
father dies. Ex-Gov. McKinley'a fath-
er died several years ago. There can
be no junior unless there is a living
lenior of the same nnme.
CoXSIDltRADl.K of a sensation was re-
sent!^ created by the formal declara-
tion of the Women's Rescue league at
Washington that the bicycle is a pro-
moter of immorality and that the
league intended to begin a national
crusade against the use of bicycles by
women. There are 45,000 bicyclists in
Washington and at least 15,000 are
women and girls.
CALLED TO ORDER.
feet and with .raving arms they
———— | «houted out their approval. Among
The Democratic National Convention ' the spectators also there was a cheer
Begins at Chicago. ! •">' approbation. Some enthusiastic
cried: "Three cheer* for
COMMITTEE « N RESOLl'TIOXS
MrMluc at tk* I'Miuirr lluii e M trkt U by
Chicago, Julys .—The committee on
resolutions found ;t Impracticable t« or-
ganise In its rornn at Convention nail.
pie has resulted in the appreciation of
I gold and a corresponding fall in the
price of commodities produced by the
people; a heavy Increase in the burden
; of taxation and of aK debts, pu-bHc and
private; the enrtchnvem of the money
lending class at home and ebr >ad; par*
THE TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN with win.
S. P. Sheerln, of Indiana, for secre-
ll.Tiit II Hill," anil tb.y mtrr t?l cn ,14 wa, attempted ImmtdUtrly af:« . *>>*'• "f ""i"*"* .inpov.rUim.-nt
Ihr Majority of tli« National Commute*
Selects Senator iHtvId H. BUI fur Tem-
porary C hairman, but th Convan-
lluu Elacta Hauator OauleL
Chicago, July H.—Over three hours
before the time for Chairman Harrity,
of the democratic national committee,
to call the national convention to or*
der In the great Coliseum, thousands
on thousands of people had journeyed
to the structure in the cars, pud by ten
o'clock the narrow street leading to
the main entrance was completely
blocked. Sergeant-at-Arms Martin
tarv and John Martin for aergeant-at-
i arms were also announced when the
; convention had t|uieted down.
I "What is the pleasure of the conven-
, tion?" asked Mr. liarrity, and Mr.
J Clayton, the member of the national
committee from Alabama, arosa and
! presented the following, which was house.
I the minority report of the committee: ! The committee
I To the l>eraocratle Convention: The under-
! signed. members of the nstional committee,
| rrspertfullr recommend that the name of the
Hon. John W Daniel, of Virginia, be nubnti-
t tiled la the committee repo rt for that of the
Hod. David H Hill. New York, an 1 thai
I Hon. John W. Daniel be chosen temporary
I chairman of the convention.
th.- adjournment nf rii* convention. and | ^ T^'unalt.rahly op|M><ed to th*
I cdjourned to meet at the IwaJuuartwa ,lnrlt Kll|j ftandanl. which ha. locked
of the Michigan delegation, at the PaJ- j ^ prosperity of an Industrious
j mcr house, at > o'clock tonight. Tne , jn paralysis of hard times,
i committee <m ru>s met after adjourn- ■ monometallism is a Hrltlsh policy
ment and elected J D. Richardson or , foundfHl ujmn British greed for gain
! Tennessee, chairman, and r B. Carter anj an(j it general adoption hae
of Florida, secretary, and then adjourn- j other nations into financial ser-
i ed to meet at 8 o'clock ton.gnt at the i to London. It is not only un-
Illlm-ia headquarters at the Sherman American but anti-American and it can
, , , be fastened upon the United States only
resolutions met to- the cf t^e monometallic
night at the Palmer house. Senator
White of California was elected chair-
man of the committee. Before h*
take the chair, a committee from the
committee on permanent rganiitatlon
called upon him and notified him of his
selection for permanent chairman of the
convention. Senator White accepted
As Mr. Clayton concluded with nn t^e permanent chairmanship and. re-
emtihatlc demand for a roll call on the
proposition the ailver men again
cheered wildly. Delegate C. S. Thom-
as, of Colorado, seconded the demand
for a roll call. He declared that it
was an unheard of procedure for the
national committee to attempt to force
upon the convention a chairmau in op*
At the recent international Sunday
school convention at Boston some sig-
nificant figures as to the growth of
Sunday school work were furnished to
the public. It was stated that there
were 12,000,000 adults on the roll of
Sunday school pupils and teachers.
This roll does not include Catholic
children, nor the children and parents
who belong to non-Evangelical Prot-
Fortifications more powerful than
those exiatiug any whore in the world
are to be commenced In a short time
nt Fort Wadsworth and Sandy Hook,
N. Y. Between Fort Wadsworth and
South Ileach a continuous Hue of forts,
mounting 25 guns of hugo dimensions,
will be built, together with a torpedo
station and observatory. About $50,-
000,000 is to bo expended to place New
York in a position to defend herself
from foreign foes.
turning to the room of the committee
on resolutions, mated that it would be
impossible for him. as permanent chair-
spirit and that love of liberty which pro-
claimed our political independence In
1776 and won it in the war of the Revo-
lution. We demand the immediate res-
toration of the free and unlimited coin-
age of gold and silver at the present le-
gal ratio of 16 to 1, without waiting for
the action and consent of any nation.
We demand that the standard legal dol-
lar fihall be a full legal tender, equally
with gold for all debts, public and pri-
vate. and we favor «uch legislation
CXPLOSION AT REX MILLS.
The Force Tear« the Holler Into tlalvaaaol
Hurl* tlie Parti !* ••« llUtaure*.
KaxiAICry, Mo., July 7.—Just a*
the starting signal was given at seven
o'clock yesterday at the Re* mill i"
the west bottoms, one of the live boil-
ers in a detached toiler room exploded
and completely demolished the boiler
room and badly injured Charles Hollis,
one of the firemen. The explosion sent
bricks nnd debris. Including heavy j
iron beams, hundreds of feet into the
air and the exploding boiler was torn j
into two parts, one of which struck on ,
the bank of the Kaw river and the |
other dropped in the middle of the j
stream fully 100 yards from its original / \ 1/ I A 1 I ( )\| A NEWS.
foundation. So badly was the boilet
room demolished that, with the excep- I
tion of a few feet of stone next to the i
engine room, It Is impossible to see o
trace of even the foundation. Hollis, j
the injured man, may recover. Tin-
damage is about 87,000.
man. if the convention should ratify the | w|jj prevent the demonetisation of any
choice of the committee on permanent
organisation, to serve as chairman of
the committee on resolutions. Senator
Jones of Arkansas was then chosen
chairman of the committee on resolu-
tions. Mr. A. J. Jones of Illinois was
selected secretary. S. C. Thomas of
Colorado made a motion that the com-
mittee appoint a sub-committee, of
which Chairman Jones should be chair-
man, the committee to consist of nine,
to report a platform to the full com-
mltteo tomorrow at 9 o'clock.
Mr. McDermott talked at grt-at length
nnd his language aroused Senator Whit
kind of 'legal tender money by prlva
"We are opposed to the policy nnd
practices of surrendering to the hold-
ers of the obligations of the United
States the option reserved by law to the
government of redeeming such obliga-
tions In either silver coin or gold coin.
"We are opposed to issuing Interest
bearing bonds of the United States In
time* of peace, and condemn the traf-
ficking wlflh banking syndicates which,
In exchange for bonds at an enormous
profit to themselves, supply the federal
treasury with gold to maintain the
TKItlllTOKlAL lloMK RULK
Jo.<>u. ... I*. KMIlu.ta.ttaalljr Oh.
served at I'm re* 11,
Puroril, I. T.. July 6 —(Special )-The
following address, which explains It-
self, has been prepared here and sent
out to the press of the Indian Territory.
Dear Sir: It Is the Intention of the
Over Four Th a*and Delegates Attending peoplo of Purcell to make the Territorial
the National Meeting at itufTalo. Home Rule celebration, to be held in
Hupfalo, N. Y., July 7.—Fully 4,009 j this city September 1, worthy of the
delegates to the national educational event It i« Intended to onor.
convention have arrived in this city are working alt anien ^ t ouc-
since last nl,ht Early ye.tcnla, ejjutaw ^.^0"
The advertising committee. In order
to give widest publicity to the various
attractions that will be offered on this
occasion, desire to obtain the full and
Cll AlltM A!f II Alt HIT V.
was on hand at an early hour with
his staff of 000 assistant sergeants-
at-arms, doorkeepers nnd pages,
who were admitted to the building
while the crowd clamored outside. At
ten o'clock the doors were'opened and
the wild rush for admission began
The ouly decoration in the outer hall
was an American flag, which Mr. Mar-
tin spoke of with pride as the largest
flag any country had ever made.
It Is 100x00 feet, and five men were
needed to hoist it Within the main
hall the decorations were artistic and
effective. The hall Is square, with the
seats tin all sides. It is twice the size
sknatok JOII* W. DANIP.U
josltlon to the ascertained will of the
After a prolonged discussion of the
aiatter by the friends of both candi-
dates the convention voted and the
chairman declared the minority report
iubstituting the name of John W.
Daniel for temporary chairman was
adopted. The announcement was re
of the Madison Squuro Karilc Interior, cejTe,j w|th wild olieers. The totals
with two (rullorles Htretchlnfr 2,000 feet, 1?er0. Aye, .VM; nay, MB.
or almost half n mile each, and with j rj,j1e appointed J. K. Jones, of
585,000 square feet of floor room. The Arkansas; 1L l'. Keatlni?, of Nevada,
most striking feature of the decora- L„a g, M. White, of California, a com-
tions was pictures of heroic size of the j to oscort Senator Daniel to the
seven democratic presidents—Jeffor*
son, Jackson, Van Iluren, Polk, Tyler,
Buchanan nnd Cleveland— arranged
of California to dNIver a rlnKln« fjxwch 1 „ of |(, m„nometalllsm
denouncing the k<'M men for their oppo- 1
sltlun to the majority of the party. He
said that the speech of McDermott was
like other gold speeches, consisting en-
tirely of the platitudes of selfish and
sordid wealth. He said that the gentle-
man from New Jensey talked of repudi-
ating the action of a majority, which
j proposed to restore the money of the
constitution and make silver and gold
equal. "Let the traitors secede. If they
. want to," said Senator White. "The
majority of the party is here with a
fixed purpose and determined to carry
i Mr. Harrison of Connecticut fallowed
Senator White In a speech cunsellng
moderation by the silver men. declar-
ing that If the plan of Mr. Thomas and | and"which
other silver men was to be carried out.
no single etate could be carried for sil-
The motion for the appointment of a,
sub-committee to report the platform
to the full commltee nt 9 oclock in the
morning was then put and carried. The
following gentlemen were appointed as
morning a special train of 11) sleepers
brought in the Kansas delegation.
Among the party were: W. W. David-
son, superintendent of schools, To*
peka; J. N. Wilkeson, state normal
school, Emporia; Dr. (j. W. Fairchlld,
college of agriculture, Manhattan;
I'rof. S. W. Black, Kansas City, and
Miss Dalton, superintendent of the
above the desk of the chairman,
looking down on the delegates. That
of Mr. Cleveland was In the middle,
with the fathers of democracy on
either side. Above these rose a mam-
Jones. Arkansas, chairman; Senator F.J
M. Cockrell. Missouri; J. H. George,
| Mississippi; N. S. Worthington. Illinois;
Senator Kaniel was received with «jnatur lien Tillman. S.ulh Carolina;
. ,i„iQ„0 au Mr. Owen, Indian Territory; Senator.
rousing cheers, many of the delegates DayM R Hm ^ York; St,nator vj,aJ:
htandiug on their chairs and waving Wisconsin; Senator George Gray. Dela-,
bats and handkerchiefs. 'I he band ware. The committee then adjourned.'
played a hymn. | A plank was offered by Senator Whit •
Senator Daniel then made a speech relating to Pacific railroads which
..i_ i.ii ......tn/liniifiioil likelv to he ineoroorated in the d1
"Congress ail one has the power to coin
and Issue money, and President Jaek-
con declared that this power could not
be (WIpgated to corpora Hone or Individ-
uals. We, therefore, demand that the
power to Issue notes be taken from the
banks and that all paper money shall
be Issued directly by the treasury de-
"We hold that tariff duties should be
levied solely for the peurpos? of reve-
nue and that axation should be limited
by the needs of the government, honest-
ly and eoconomlcally administered. We
denounce as disturbing to business the
Republican threat to restore the McKin-
ley law, which has been twice condemn-
l by the people In national elections,
acted under the false plea
of protection to home industry, provd a
prolific breeder of trusts and monopo-
lies, enriched the few at th-* expense of
the many, restricted trade and de-
prlvd th producers of the great Ameri-
can staples of access to their natural
markets. Until the money question is
settled we are opposed to any agitation
KILLLD BY A FIRECRACKER.
Oar Kt. I.out* llojr K«<t|>miiill>lt« for thn
Death of Another on tlin Fourth.
St. Louis, July 7.—The Fourth of
July Leo Fox. 17 years old. placed a
large cannon firecracker under a
whisky barrel and ordered little Ar- ^
thur Kirie to sit upon the barrel. The | tertainm nt. V
child was climbing upon the barrel I
when the cracker exploded, resolving
the barrel into its component staves '
and blowing the boy into the air. lie
fell upon the pavement unconscious j lgit'fi/mnrkK t11^ e'mnm ip it
hearty co-operation of the territorial
press. We feel that the press, which
has played to prominent a part In bring-
ing victory to the cause of home rule,
will gladly aid in making the celebration
of this victory grandly successful.
We enclose copy of an advertisement
setting forth the general features of the
celebration. We would highly appre-
ciate the publication of this or some-
thing similar in your paper a few times,
as well as such notices as you may
fit tog Ive us each week. NN e hope to
see your section of country largly rep-
resented and can assur to all who come
cordial reception and hospitable en-
AI>VBRTI SING COMMITTEK.
Purcell. Ind. Ter.. July 4. 1K«j6.
The Mowing Is the advertisement al-
luded to above:
■>w 'mancipation day, September
and Fox and other boys who wero ' people from Judicial bondage.
present rnn awav. Young Kirie had ; ji,.f froon Arkansas and Texas serfdom
severe internal injuries and the doctors 1 js too h< irtily welcome to our people to
could do nothing' for him. permit the day of our great deliverance
— I to pass unnoticed. Th<
The l'uprti Iteport. Home Rule celebration.
nnd at 1:11 the convention adjourned
* A Swedish woman in Chicago has
Started the somersault cure for women
who desire to Improve their figures.
•'Sometimes," she says, "it takes logic
and patience to persuade a stout, dig-
nifled lady to turn a somersault, but
once you learn how to turn somer-
saults, even at 50, the exhilaration of
It grows on you, and its effects on one's
girdle measure are simply astonishing.
The somersault does more for a clumsy
fat woman than anything 1 can recom-
The hot weather record was
broken at two points at loast In
Arizona recently. The director of
the weather bureau at l'licenix re-
ceived a requisition from the ob-
server at Fort Mojave for a new ther-
mometer. The old instrument had a
capacity of 127 degrees, but the tem-
perature went beyond that point and
the Instrument burst. At Parker, on
the Colorado river, there was a similar
occurrence, where a thermometer of
123 degrees went to pieces. The heat
in both places was unprecedented.
moth representation of the American j uu^|j ^e„ ra to-morrow on motion of
eaglo with the shield of the United senator Jones, of Arkansas.
States in its talons. Further up the |
preat utocl Kirdors which span tlio , ,1Kl ,N unin s kkiiuckd.
building were wound with bunting, j
St. l.oiiln l.lneR 8ta«h th« lti«ten from West-
Kansas City, Mo., July 8.—St. Loulr
is aroused over the action of the Chi-
cago Great Western railway in declar-
ing proportional tariffs on grain and
flour shipments from Kansas City and
other Missouri river points to Chicago.
St. Louis wants the grain togo through
St, Louis whether it iftdestined for the
Atlantic seaboard or Gulf of Mexico
ports. The move of the Great West
ern is construed as a direct blow at St
Louis grain interests, which will re*
suit in increased shipments through
the Chicago gateway. As a retaliatory
move yesterday the St. Louis lines an-
nounceed a big reduction in grain rates
A letter has been issued in Phila-
delphia by the American Auti-Vivi-
section of Pennsylvania, appealing to
the public not to circulate sensational
stories about aileged mad dogs and the
terrible results of people bitten by
them. Such accounts, it states, fright-
en people into nervous disorders, nnd
yet there is upon record a great mass
of testimony from physicians asserting
the extreme rarity of hydrophobia,
even in the dog. The letter quotes a
number of prominent physicians in
support of the theory that practically
there is no such allliction to inaukind
SBNATOB DAVII) It HIM-
«nd from between them hung myriads
of (lags and semi-circular rosettes.
The platform and presiding oflicer's
desk were tastefully decorated with
bunting and festoons of evergreen,
with a backing of large palm trees.
Flanking the chairman on either side
ran the press seats, four deep, oncir-
cling the entire front and sides of the
area reserved for the delegates. Rack of
the chairman were tiers of comfortable
theater chairs reserved for the dis-
tinguished guests, about 4<M) in num-
ber, and for the honorary vice presi-
dents and secretaries. At either end
of the hall rose tier above tier of scats
for the spectators, and above these
the two galleries.
As the delegates entored the hall
they were not greeted by the usual
pennants bearing the names of states,
to locate the seats of delegations. In-
stead, each state's location was marked
by an upright staff, with the name of
the state arranged perpendicularly on
Samuel Plimsoll, of England, who
has won immortality already by giv-
ing to the safety load lino of British
ehips the name of "Plimsoll mark," ar-
rived in the United States recently as
lull of a new project as ever he was of
improving the lot of the British sailor.
He hopes to start a movement in this
country which will tend to eradicate
what he terms our "inherited and un-
just dislike of and ill feeling toward
the mother country." He believes the
feeling starts with the children and
is taught to them from school histories
that misstate facts, and he is going to
examine the histories.
likely to be incorporated in the dlnt-
j form. It declare^ that all debts to the
government, whether owed by rich or
poor, should be paid In full.
I Senator VKas refused to serve on the
committee and John E. Russell of Mas-
sachusetts was appointed in his place,
j The early adjournment of the full
committee wae reached only through u
resort to strong measures by the pSlvev-
I forces. Ex-Senator John R Reagan ot
Texas was responsible for the reault,
j which he brought about by moving the
previous question on the motion lo ap-
point a sub-committee. This motion
j had the effect of cutting olf all debate
and nothing was left to them but t"
I demand a rollcall, which they did. T
call resulted :ifi to 14 for the motion.
The ^ub-committee was immediately
appointed, whereupon the full com-
mittee adjourned until 9 o'clock tomor-
row, leaving the sub-committee with the
prospect on an allnight session. Th"
rommlttee have a mass of matter before
them and, while the platfoim has be^n
praetlcotlly agreed upon in its details uy
.'or further changes in the tariff laws ex-
cept such as are necessary to make up
the deficit In revenue caused by the ad-
verse decision of the supreme court on
the income tax law.
"There would have been no deficit in
federal revenue during the last two
year* . but for the annulment by the su-
preme court of the Income tax law,
placed upon the statute books by n
Democratic congress. Theo bstructloa
to an income tax which the sup rem.*
court discovered in the constitution,
that had been hiJden for a hundred
years must be removed, to the etui that
accumulated wealth may be made to
i ear its Just share of the burdens of th ■
Washington, July 7.—Noimportance Chickasaw nation. Is intended to fitting-
is attached at the papal legation to t lie !y commemorate the great event. A cor
report from Rome that Bishop Fal-
conio will relieve Cardinal Satolli as
the delegate at Washington. No in-
formation, official or otherwise, haa
been received to that effect. Cardinal
Satolli will not return to Rome until
dial invitation is extended to every man.
woman and child in the territory to
pome and rejoice with us. The cele-
bration will be held in a beautiful grove
capable of shading twenty-five thou-
sand people. A big barbecue free for
ikers of national reputation
his successor has been appointed and j l e present. Reunion of Rlue and Gray,
confirmed in his new dignity. It is
regarded as unlikely that the pope will
make the appointment before Septem-
ber next, inasmuch it is not desirable
that the chance should bo made dur-
ing the heated terra, but luter in the
autumn and upon the approach ot
Amusements of all kinds provided. For-
mal opening of the celebration at mid
night. Aug. 31, but amusements
provided to entertain the i
rrowd from noon of the 31st. Low
on all railroads. Entertainment f
or < (h itsk it h.\i to k%in
that will prmit the lev;
"We hold that the
vent the importation
labor to compete wit
market and that th
r in to pri -
in the home
prices of theii
t of productlor
:n of the mean
.'e denounce th'
priations of re<
sses, which hu
from Missouri river points to St. Louis. the majority, the gold men on th-
ommlttee maintain a decided determ:
le value ol
ir i v-a n fa
i of satlsl
. and the
ve kept t
lat pays t
The reduction in rates amounts in some
instances to a horizontal cut of 50 per
cent The grain rate fight Is now on
and it is impossible to tell where it
will stop, as the all-rail lines to the
Gulf of Mexico ports are in the mid-
dle of the fracas.
Four Doctor* on Trial.
Kansas City, Mo., July 8.—The state
board of health is in session here to-day,
inquiring into charges of unprofes- |
sional conduct against four Daviess j
county doctors. The accused j
are Dr. T. R. Jackson, of Al-
tamount, Dr. J. M. Lawrence, ol
Jamesport, and Dr. Frazler and
Dr. Taylor, of Gallatin. It is charged
that they sold whisky without license,
and in some of the cases, notably that |
against Dr. Lawrence, that fraudulent
prescriptions were given.
a tion to fight every move and In the end
file a minority report antagonizing th-'
Hon. Arthur Sewell of Maine Is mak-
ing an effort to secure the adoption of
the following plank: "We favor a re-
turn to the Jefferson policy of differ-
ential duties for the restoration of our
merchant marine In the foreign trad-*."
The committee has also been impor-
tuned by a delegation of ladies from
the National Equal Suffrage associa-
tion to Insert a plank favorable to equal
suffrage for women.
The committee on resolutions was a* .
nounced as follows: Alabama, J- hn H
Rankhead; Arkansas, J. E. Jones; Cali-
fornia. Stephen M. White; Colorado. C.
S. Thomas; Connecticut, bm I. Harris;
Delaware, George Gray; Florida, H. M
Davis; Georgia. Evan Howell; Idaho,
R. N. Hillard; Illinois. W. E. Worth-
ington; Indiana. James McCabe; Iowa,
J. E. Murphy; Kansas. J. McCleverty;
Kentucky. P. W. Hardin; Louisiana. S
M. Robinson; Maine. C. V. Holman;
Mnrviand, John Prentiss Poe; Massvi-
tyed and the products <if the po-
re depressed in price till they ik
r repay the cost of production,
demand a return to that simplic-
ity an I eco
tlon in the
my which best
Limber of uselei
if which drain
Confiding in t
ind the necessity o
(i lls, we submit t
J us tic
BERG kant-at-A RMS john L MARTIN.
flutter Vouiiuiii and Wife Drowned.
Nkw York, July h. — A-lvices were re .
ceived here that Mr. and Mrs. Daniel chusetts. John E. Russell; Michigan.
* , v vi i 1-1 1 Thom is O. E. Weadcock; Minnesota,
1). Youmans, of New York, who had 111
been touring Europe,had been drowned
in a lake near Bergen, Norway. The
horse attached to their trap backed
Into the lake. Mr. Youmans, who was
a hatter, was 08 years of age; Mrs.
Youman was 41.
There will come a time when the ' each of its three faces, so as to be seen
question of industrial co-operation in from all directions and yet not to ob
the United States, as one means of struct the view.
settling the vexed relations between j Chairman llarrit}*, as he stepped for
employers and employes, will receive ward to the desk, attired in a slate
greater attention than has yet been | colored summer suit, provoked a round
given it. The reports submitted at 0f applause from the eastern delegates,
the recent co-operative congress in En- j reinforced by many southern and
gland demonstrated the success of in- western men. 1 lie gavel dropped
dustrial co-operation there. In 30 j at 1*2:50 o'clock upon a hall that had
years the number of co-operative so- j only a dozen rows of empty seats,
cieties have doubled, being now 1,700, j When Mr. Harrity
with a membership of 1,400.000. The convention to be in order
capital of these societies is $75,000,000, J vojce easily carried over the tumult
their annual business is 8250,000,000 and
their profits 825,000,000. . w...... - - -
— ' several minutes wnue tne usners swept
In considering the loss by fire, insur- I the aisles clear of knots of conferring
ance men look at the subject from twe ] delegates. "Gentlemen of the conven-
points. The property loss w the total j tion will rise for prayer." the chairman
loss; the insurance loss the loss that said, and there was a clatter of chairs
falls upon the insura-ce companies. | as the body in the center of the hall
In the United States there were 38,003 came up to its feet with considerable
fires in 1895, which destroyed 53,901 i confusion. The chaplain, Iiev. Ed-
pieces of property; the total loss | ward M. St ires, stepped forward and
amounted to 8142,110,233, and the in j opened the convention with prayer,
aurance loss to 884,698,030. These j As the convention seated itself,
amounts are enormous, but the aver Chairman Harrity stepped forward and
ag« property loss and the average In- i with a sharp stroke of the gavel an*
aurance loss were smaller than evei nounced in ringing tones the selection
■before, being 83,793 for the former and i of Senator David II. Hill for temporary
82,228 for the latter, as against £3,93* i chairman. This announcement was
and 83.530 respectively in lbUt. what the gold men were waiting for
The Keeley L*w I pheld.
Milwaukee, July 8. — In the circuit
court here .Judge Johnson upheld the
constitutionality of the Keeley law
and dismissed the demurrer entered by
the county to the suits brought by the
various institutions to recover for
treatment ordered by the county
Inhabitants of Larnica. island of
Cypress, are reported panic stricken
because of frequent earthquake
Murdered nnd ltobbed.
Oklahoma City, Ok.. July 3.—Aaron
llaning, formerly a resident of this
city, but recently of Keokuk Falls,
was called to his door yesterday morn-
ing at three o'clock and shot and killed
and then robbed, it is thought, of con-
ltondllnc Aldermnn Knuoved.
Siorx City, la., July 8.—Alderman
11. 11. Johnson was removed from otftee
"commanded i last night by unanimous vote of the
council, after a trial lasting three
da3*S. Johnson was charged with bood
to the farthest corner. The figure of j ling. Ho will tight the case in the
the chairman faced the assemblage_fo_i I courts.
Htrattoo'i Candidacy Announced.
Nevada. Mo., July 3. —Judge Daniel
P. Stratton announced himself yest?r
day as a candidate for the democratic
! nomination for judge of the state su
1 preme court. He has served ten years
as judge of the Twenty-Sixth judicial
! circuit and still holds that office.
The Teller Itolt Indorsed.
Omaha, Neb., July 3.—The Republic- i
an I'.imetallic league, of Nebraska, has
issued an address indorsing the Teller •
bolt at St. Louis. The league was or- |
gatiized a year ago and has a small j
James E. O'ltrlen; Mississippi, J. Y.
George; Missouri. F. M. Cockrell; Mon-
tana. E. D. M >tt: Nebraska. N S. llar-
wood; New Hampshire, Irvln \Y. Drew;
New Jersey. A1 h-n I. McDermott; New
York. David B Hill; North Carolina. J.
W. Webster; North Dakota. W. N
Roach; Ohio. Allen W. Thurman; Ore-
gon, M. A. Miller; Pennsylvania. K m -
ert E. Wright; South Carolina. Henja
min T. Tillman; South Dakota. W. IV
Steel; Texas. John N. Rtagan; I'tah.
J. L. Rawlins; Vermont. P. J. Farrell;
Virginia. Carter lass; Washington. Ic
C. McT?roskey; West Virginia. W. M.
Kincaid; Wisconsin. W. F. Vilas; Wj-
oming. C. W. Bramel; Arizona. W. It.
Barnes; District "f Columbia. Robert E.
Mattlngley; Indian Territory. R. L
Owens; New Mexico, A. A. Jones; ok-
lahoma, M. L. Bixler.
Chicago. July 7.—Foloiwing !s the
platform as agreed to by the sub-com-
mittee to be submitted to the general
committee tomorrow. It is thought that
few if any modifications will be made
before the resolutions are presented to
the convention, a'though pianks favor-
ing the Monroe doctrine and recognizing
Cuban belligerency are proposed. The
minority will, -'f course, present a re-
port. taking ground against the free
coinage >f silver:
"We, the Democrats of th- United
States, in national convention assembl-
ed. do reaffirm our allegiance to those
great essential principles "f Jusctice and
liberty upon which our Institutions are
founded and which the Dtvn >cratlc pa:-
tv has maintained froir. J -fferson lime
to our own---freedom or sperfrv free-
dom of the press, freedom of conscience,
the preservation of personal nghts. the
equality of aW citizens before the law.
and the faithful observance of consti-
"Recognizing that the money question
Is j*aramount to all others at this time,
we In vie attentian to the fact that the
federan constitution names silver and
gold as the money metals > f the I nited
States and th«t the lirst coinage law
passed by congress under .:ie constitu-
tion made the silver dollar the unit of
value and admitted gold to frt - coinage
ut a ratio measured by the s.lver duliar
regoin g decla-
inciples and purposes <o |
te Judgment of tne Ameri-
We invite the support of
who approve t':i -.-n. and
• have th'-m made effect-
egislation. for the relief of
n the restoration of th '
At 2:15 o'clock the sub-committee fin-
ished its 'labors and the anti-silver men
wenTt to Senator Hill's n-orn to pre-
pare a minority report, which i«s. briefly,
as follows: The financial planks leads
the platform and demands that the pow-
er to issue notes be taken away from na-
tional banks; declares fur a tariff foi
revenue only and that the re-er.actment
->f the McKinley bill would me a men-
ace to the prosperity of the country:
asks for a constitutional amendment
permitting the enactment of nn income
lax; expresses sympathy for Cuba;d -
mands that pauper emigrants be k
out of the country; favors liberal pen-
sion legislation; expresses approval o
Senator Hill's bill for regulating cases
. f contempt of court in United States
courts, and denounc-.s the Republican
house for not passing that bill; de-
nounces the Pacific railway funding
bill now pending in congress; o pos- s
third terms for presidents as a cardinal
principle of Democracy and denoun •
the extravagance of the last R ^ublkan
a lllmtiitrniiR < londlturnt.
Hf.i.i.aikr, O., July 7.—A cloudburst
| jarly this morning in this section of
Ohio did great damage to property.
! Sheep, horses andcattlo were drowned,
trestle work, bridges, seven houses
with contents and the large canning
and preserving works of McKillen
ltros. were swept away by the heavy
| water in Wegce creek. The telegraph
wires on the Bella ire, Zanesville it
Cincinnati roads are down. T
delayed along tiie Baltimore
road on account of tlio trai
damaged. No lives were reported lost.
I'nrthquwlce Shock* (auce it 1'itulr.
! Gknoa, July 7.—The steamer Italia
has arrived here and reports that Lar-
nica, island of Cyprus, has been sufTer-
in j from earthquake shocks since July
1. The disturbances have been in- '
creasing in violence and extend to
Limasol. A general panic is said to
' prevail at Larnica. and the govern-
ment and military authorities have
been providing tents for the afrighted
people. The town is deserted and the
government ofiices, banks and tele-
graph otlices were under canvas when
the steamer left Cyprus.
W uterspuut In Ohio.
Whf.f.i.ixg, \V. Va., July 7.—Another
waterspout in the interior of Ohio and
Marshall counties yesterday morning
caused great loss to property and a
suspension of railroad traffic out of
Wheeling on two railroads. Farm
houses were washed from foundations,
stock drowned, growing crops de-
stroyed, nnd there were many narrow
escapes from death in the raging
. It We
pVace by a In
zens of our to
try. The cro\
ed at from 1.
u< All Itl«ht an
D. T.. July 6—(Special.)—
,as well celebrated at this
■go turnout of patriotic clti
wn and surrounding <• un-
kvd was variously e*oimat-
crowd with i
)0 jieiTp.e. h'resi-
ilmed the atten-
it 1 orato
' rain wh
i Ing the
■ed and appre iated.
night with streamers.
The only occurr-nce
..I feeling and Joy of
usual Fourth of July
ed about ° p m.. clos-
ir the middle of Iho
Six Men linried In n Lau«lHllile.
Nashville, Teun., July 7.—Yester-
day afternoon on a branch line of the
Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis
railroad, near Centerville, six men
were buried by a slide of rocks and
dirt, caused by recent heavy rains.
Fifty men were at once put to work
rescuing the buried men, and in two national platform
hours three were taken out alive, but ! they are guing to h.
ser:ousl3* injured, and the other three ; come home,
are supposed to be dead.
As usual there will be an overproduc.t'on
Df watermelons in Oklahoma this year.
Asa Jones and A. ('. Sccrtt of oklahoma
City, will debate the financial question
The total valuation of t'nnad an county
Is S-.'-Tl.Tlw.fK). and Ms valuation in rail-
The Mulhall Knterprlse says it utar.d for
flee silver, sixteen to one, Is adding to tts
It is fia!>l th.it the Sapulpa line will be
built on to Oklahoma City within a ><-ar,
at a > orit of $12,'.DO a mile.
The oklahoma City Republican has
coma out against young ladies taking part
In female minstrel shows.
A city ordinance at Guthrie has
passed levying lo>«. mills for general f\ >d.
wood, bridges and waterworks.
Jake Schweizer has accepted the oner-
ous 11uties of lire chief of El Reno at the
exorbitant ami unusual salary of one dol-
lar a year.
The Mulhall Enterprise Is making the
financial fur fly on the silver side. It
uses italics and talk* free silver from t
first line In the flrst column to the las*
line In the last.
Now la the time for the Oklahoma I>em-
ocrats at Ch'fazo to l*> sliding ai> «nd
and getting a free home* plank In tht
If they do not do It
,e trouble when they
is been land,
i rounds of am-
The .>11 ii In c Catastrophe.
Wilkkshahre, I'a., July 7. —Excite-
ment attending the Twin shaft catas-
trophe has been by no means abated.
At one o'clock this morning the res-
cuers encountered a mass of large rock
and from that time up to 8o'clock very
little progress was made. It will be a
week at least before they can reach
the spot where the victims are. All
hope of finding any alive has been
Chlorine Work* (turned.
Dladwoop, S. I).. July 7.— Incendi-
A HIk Fire nt Galveston.
Gal\*eston, Tex., July 3.—Galveston
had a 8150,000 fire yesterday afternoon.
The Mallory line sheds, "tending ^ th(j ch,orin(.
I from pier 24 to pier 8. burned tocher > Corifcolidated Mining- & Mill;
with contents. A train of 26 empty ^ fpi_ ,
freiglit cars on the track was consumed.
The tire started at the foot of Twenty-
Fifth street, and spread in both direc-
tions. In the main shed was stored
5,000 bales of jute and a large amount
of baggage, tics and general merchan-
dise. Spontaneous combustion is given
as the origin of the tire.
Co. yesterday. The damage exceeds
$100,000. The works treat ores from
the Portland group of mines and will
result in the enforced idleness of a
large force of men.
Karl's Daughter Drowns Herself.
London, July 7.—Lady Mary Hligh,
daughter of the earl of Dartney, has
been found drowned in a pond at Cob-
ham hall, near tlravesend. It is be-
lieved she committed suicide in conse-
To Honor Dr. Root.
Chicago, July 3.—The leading fea-
tures of the Fourth of July celebration
here will be two concerts to be given quence of disappointment in love,
in the great Coliseum building, the
proceeds of which arc to be devoted to
the erection of a life size bronze figure
to be placed in one of the city parka as
a tribute to the patriotic work of the
late Dr. George F. Hoot
whl- h 1? Republican, makes fun of th«
Guthrie Capital's pos tion on the St. Iwula
financial plank. The Capital Is Republi-
can ami says the Republican party Is
honestly for bimetallism.
The Oklahoma crowd at Chicago !e di-
vided. The antl-admlnlstration fellows
are at tht Windsor hotel; the administra-
tion fellows with Governor Renfrow at
'lore's hotel. The two hotels ar<* a half
milo apart and everything is safe.
Friday th? oklahoma City an<l Guthrie
clubs played a game of ball and Oklahoma
City came out with 10. Guthrie with 9. A
game between Oklahr^u
is the hottest possible i
esteem In which the tw<
Hiram Cotts, a Stillwater coach-'.river,
recently had an emerjrency trip with
woman who wished to reach her mother's,
some distance In the country. The stream?
were overflowing. Hiram drove up to a
yrtrenm where there wan ordinarily
a bridge. The water was above It, how-
ever, He rt solved to drive over tht
bridge through the water. T1t bank#
were high. The bridge had been swept
away. Coach, driven and passenger wen!
H<iwn. The driver saved h:s passcnget
City and Guthrie
>n account of the
i towns hold each
Membership tee More Tlian Dont>Ie.
Kansas City, Mo., July 3.—The live
stock exchange increased the price of
membership this afternoon from SI.000
to $-, "00. There were only two nega-
t mplre Hurst its a Scrapper.
Washington. July 7.—During the j
Washington-Pittsburgh game yester-
day Stenzel and Hawley, of the Pitts-
burgh team, abused Umpire Tim Hurst
an I threatened to "see him off the |
held." Instead. Hurst saw them, and j
after the game gave each of them a j
blow on the jaw.
re that the act
ruval of the Am
i man wh" ran
I "Whrt that v
| - -l know it.
1 N. V. World.
ff with my wife.'1 Jone
ls six months ago." 13ro
it he has s.-nt her back.
Don S. ( olt <ti>e* to I'r
Wichita. Kan., July 7.—Rev. Don S.
Colt, pastor of the First Methodist
church of this city, and a prominent
figure in the recent whisky tight. 1 as
accepted a call to the pastorate of a
church in Allegheny City, Pa.
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