The Daily Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 83, Ed. 1 Monday, July 29, 1895 Page: 1 of 4
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W P Campbell
The First Paper Published In Oklahoma.
GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, JULY 20, 1895.
Sketch of Officer Bill Carr, of the
HE IS liAMK WITH A GUN.
Kit 11 It*-* lit- Hhh I* ought With DeHperadoea
in the I'erlorumuee « • Duty—
Nun In .lull I'lmrKtiil Wltii
AmInUiik tlio ClirUtliiii
It rot hern to
Sheriff DeFord has now caged all
the parties occurred accused of assist-
ing the Christian outlaws to break
jail at Oklahoma City. Amond those
arrested is a noted deputy marshal,
l>ill Carr, whose career in the wild
country southeast of here, reads like
a romance. A Star reporter gives the
following regarding him:
Hill Carr. the other party brought
in, is a character known throughout
Oklahoma and the entire Indian coun-
try of the southwest as a fearless and
thorough officer, and his arrest will
cause surprise and wonder among the
huudreds of people who know him.
Carr is a fine looking man, a Virgin-
ian, whose record as a marshal reads
like a fairy tale. Hill came to Okla-
homa before the boom and lirst came
into conspicuous notice .July 4, 1887.
Hill was watching a game in the Cim-
arron bottoms and observed a big
bluffer and all round tough fleecing a
young fellow out of his money. Carr
came into the game after the young
fellow had departed. After playing a
while he accused "Coyote Dave," who
had killed a man or two, of eheating.
"Coyote" admitted that he had cheat-
ed, and wanted to know what Hill was
going to do about it. "Coyote Dave's"
funeral was appointed for the next
•lay ami the corpse was ready. Three
holes did the business.
A few days later a wild chap from
the Hra/.os country put a hole through
the city marshal of Purcell and lit out
for where this city now stands. Hill
was appointed city marshal in Purcell
and followed the trail of the bold
Hra/.os chap. Well, the chap turned
on Hill and then there was another
killing. For this killing Hill was tried
in Wichita. Kansas, but came back
cleared and the boys lynched one of
the main witnesses who swore against
him, "Horse Thief Johnny." Carr
was on the scene in time to help plant
Hill hail for his assistant Joe Me-
Nally, and the two had their prison
dug back in the hills some three miles
from town and when any of the pris-
oners inside attempted to escape a dose
of cold lead settled the board bill.
The camp was on the hill and com-
manded a good view of the prison.
Henry Austin, a full blooded Chicka-
saw Indian, who had been killing peo-
ple and stealing horses indiscriminate-
ly for a number of years, had been do-
ing some new deviltry for which he
was very particularly wanted at Fort
Smith, and, as the saying goes, about
that time the old varmint had the
whole country "buffalood," Hill Carr
excepted. Hill rode out near this fel-
low's lair and waited and watched for
him day and night, and the first time
he showed his scalp lock Carr stepped
out to arrest him, but he wouldu't
have it that way, so the upshot of it
was they banged away at each other
about aii hour, until Hill had putnped
enough lead into the old Indian's c*r-
eass to load him down, when Hill piled
hiin across his horse and landed him
into town. The Indian recovered and
was afterwards hung at Ft. Smith.
About the worst fight Carr ever had
was when lie went with a small posse
after Franklin and Washington, two
of tin- very toughest of tough negro
horse thieves. Hefore they reached
the cabin one of the possemen was
killed This raised Hill's dander ami
he set fire to the brush in the rear of
the cabin. which soon outed the
thieves, which proved to be a band of
five instead of two.
As fast as they showed themselves
Carr's ready Winchester gave them a
welcome. Two were left on the
ground for hog food, the other three
were landed at Ft. Smith where they
were healed of their wounds sufficient-
ly to stretch hemp at the close of the
next term of 1 nele Sam's court.
At a later date Carr picked off three
bootleggers at the Red river bridge,
killing two outright and wounding the
third so he died next day. On his re-
turn from that trip he was thrown
from his horse and had his leg broken.
He fell in love with the girl who
nursed him, anil added another to his
private hurrying ground, "Cherokee
Red," a ruflln who tried to pick him off
his horse while taking his bride home.
Later Carr settled down as a store
' keeper at Violet Springs, near the
present home of the Christians. Hut
that sort of life didn't suit him, it
wasn't Hill's gait ami he couldn't stay
in the harness.
In the spring of '04 Marshal Nix sent
him a warrant for Hill Daltou, sup-
posed to be near Violet Springs. He
received a eall from Hill Dalton aud
Slaughter Kid They got the drop on
Carr in his own store and shot him
three times. Shot as he was he drove
them from the store.
Later he sold his store and since he
has been acting as a deputy United
States marshal. <>f late he has been
carrying mail to and from the Chris-
tians, and so conducted himself as to
excite the suspicion of the sheriff, re-
sulting in his arrest and incarcera-
It is quite probable Carr was gam-
ing favor with the Christians with a
view of pulling the Christians him-
self and obtaining the rewards out for
their capture, as it is known that he
has done as during deeds iu the past,
aud but few of our frontier marshals
have lived to rid the country of so
many desperate characters as Hill
Whether guilty or not guilty of the
charge for which lie Is now in prison,
law loving people admire the courage
of this man's past career.
LOYAL TO OKLAHOMA.
Oood Ad* Ire From Former Keal.lent of
tin- Wolverine Slate to Orumblera.
The writer does not claim to have
the blessed #ift or growth of optimism
but she does realize the sublimity of
plain and unvarnished truth, a little
of which commodity she wishes to
present to the reader in behalf of
much abused, but at the present sit-
ting, still prosperous Oklahoma.
People stay here aud curse the coun-
try—why, iu the name of all that is
good and great, don't they go away'.'
if they pine for the bracing air of the
north, the culture of the east or the
equable climate of the sunny south,
why don't they scatter to their re-
spective affinities? Auy country can
dispense with all the grumblers and
exist just the same.
The writer is from cosmopolitan
Michigan, but took the train three
yearn ago this mouth from a place
called Hannister, in the county of |
Oratiot, (Mich). She hopes she is
patriotic and loves her country, faith*
ful, aud admires her state, and it is not
to be denied that her slumbers are
sometimes broken by visions of the
Maple river, that the odor of hepaticAS
and trailing arbutus, feathery ferns
ami water lilies come to her in dreams,
aud a ride through the thick green
pines one moonlight night when the
horses hoofs made no sound on the
pine needles, and the trees seemed
leaning to tell awful secrets in whisp-
ers that only those who have been in
the pines know, makes the tears seem
very near, still the writer realizes that
those pictures are largely made preci-
ous by lapse of time—"as distance
lends enchantment to the view." And
she can reflect that the same familiar
old sun that has been baking *'Okla-|
homy" and causing "soreheads" to j
howl, baked the sands of northern |
Michigan till, as one correspondent
writes, there are thousands of acres j
there not worth a cent an acre. That
the same moon and stars that come up
in the hush of the night over the dear
old Wolverine state roll on here and
silver anil diamond our little eity that
we are here and Ood is here—why I
should one walk the red earth, breath ;
the free air aud eat wf the fruit of a
land and then curse it?
This is a pleasant climate, deny it ;
who may. It is true one feels languid |
here in summer, after the rigors of a
northern winter: but if the writer |
might suggest—with hope of protee- |
tion from the press in case of mob—
one also felt languid at the north dur-
ing the months of July and August,
with the disadvantage of more boiling
nights than days.
"The dust blows here! It sticks to
the starched clothes!" Well, granted.
Shall one who lived close between a
stave aud heading factory on one side
and the bellowing cars on the other
lift an impious voice against Clod's
winds because they sometimes bring
"Thechiggers bite so! We are all
lumps!" Yes. and the writer (is she
the only one?) remembers of burning
a bushel of letters to serve the double
purpose of lightening her trunk and
keeping at bay a swarm of mosquitoes
that, while not equalling those vouch-
ed for that pierced an iron potash ket-
tle with their bills, still were fierce
enough to make as large lumps as any
chigger would dare to make.
This is a healthful climate. 1 have
the solemn "Alfred Davids" to that
effect of several friends that came
here afflicted. One lady from F.l Paso,
Texas, came here with terrible head-
aches; she never had one after mak-
ing tliis her home Another friend
from Nebraska was dying with ca-
tarrh. add now lives to superintend
her own claim in happy emancipation
from that dread malady. Her hus-
band was a helpless invalid—crippled
by rheumatism —and he at present
earns his living by hard manual labor.
One lady from sturdy Maine, praises
this climate without limitation. Now
these people are not "boomers." 'l'hey
have no axes to grind, and only told
me these things incidentally. No
doubt they would tell the reader the
same. 1 am sorry for the homesick.
My heart yearns over those who. with
one linger on the map of Outhrie and
another on that of their far-away
home, lay their faces down between
them in bitter tears, and when think-
ing of the remark of a friend, that If
she could again see some of the dear,
green sod of Michigan, she would
kneel down and kiss it, I feel tliat if
possible I would be at her side to as
sist in that solemn ceremony; still
Oklahoma is now my home, and I
should stand up for her even in the
presence of dear old Michigan, should
1 ever again set foot on her sacred
soil. J- II-
FEDERAL JAIL NOTES.
THE HOWARD CASSARD-SIDE AND FRONT VIEWS.
I.ylng at a private wharf (p Alexandria, Vs., wua a very remarkable ship She war tho Aral
wf a new type of vessel lutouded to revolutionize the ocean carrying trade. If tho hopes of Mr.
Fryer. th« designer and builder of the uhlp, are realized, pusHcngerfi will cross the Atlantic tn
three-fifth* of the tluie now occupied by the "ocean greyhoundH of commerce " Mr Fryer has
souifhi to apply the palace-car Idea of ocean travel. He ha* built a ship which, while 2%'.' feet
long. Is only Id feet beam. Its equilibrium la to be maintained by the heavy keel and by the
§0,001) pouuds of machinery below the water line. Tho narrow prow of audi u vessel will cut the
water like a kn^fe. The Interior la fitted with folding berths like a sleeping car. Freight can
«ot i<m carried.
Coming* anil UolnjfH at the I nlteil States
Deputy United States Marshal Clegg
came in last night from the Creek na-
tion with Sam Berryhlll, charged with
cattle stealing, and lodged liini in the
Deputy United States Marshals Hurk
and Zackermau came in last night
from l'awnee with three prisoners.
They were Chas. aud Quapaw Mudel
and John Farrady all charged with
dealing in ardent spirits in the Osage
W. M. Blackwell was released today
after doing a three months job for as
saulting a man with a gun in the
I'at Wethers, charged with horse
stealing, and Frank Winkleback,
charged with selling whisky to In-
dians, were released from the bustile
today on bond.
,I ames 1'arks, who escaped Saturday
is still at large. Parks was charged
with stealing a horse from a man iu
the Osage country and had plead guilty
to the offense and was sentenced to
seven months in the federal jail and
had already served one month of his
sentence when he escaped. Parks,
together with live or six other prison-
ers, went on the outside with some
boxes used as spittoons and while they
were busy refilling the boxes with dirt
the jailer's attention was called for a
moment and Parks made a run for the
Cottonwood, which he swam across
and last seen of him was in II II.
Hagan'scorn Held just north of town,
and to tlnd a man now in an oklahoma
coru field would be like lo king for a
man in the cane breaks of Arkansaw.
Talkings, Doings and Thinkings of the
Territory at Large.
Cloud Chief has determined on a sys-
tem ot waterworks.
Register Mammock of the Wood
ward land district has resigned.
John M. Hrogan of Perry has been
appointed deputy marshal by Marshal
oklahoma melons are now undergo-
ing surgical operations for enlarge-
ment of the heart.
The department of justice has re-
lieved all the I'nited States commis-
sioners west of El Reno.
Duncan will celebrate July 31st with
a big barbecue. It is estimated that
.10,ooo people will be present.
The Woodward News is now the
official organ of Woodward county.
Hilly Hoi ton has found another "soap"
If, as has been contended, large ears
are a sign of generosity. Oklahoma
corn this year will be a second John
Tahlequah has a base ball team
composed entirely of Cherokee boys.
They say they want to play all the
amateur nines hi the territory-
Will II. Peter, of the Pawnee Dis
patch, came near losing two of his
fingers one day last week, trim
miug some job work on a paper cut
Hon. C. A Oalbraith and wife and
Mrs. W. 11. Ebey, of Ponca City, left
Saturday for Snow Island, 200 miles
north of Chicago, for a month's out
Sun-Democrat: Quite a number of
men that make Edmond their home
must belong to the Ancient Order of
the Sons of Rest. We have never
heard of theai do anything.
C. A. Crowder, of Ponca City, is
working on a vehicle that he proposes
to propel by means of a one-horse gas
oline engine. It will be a four-wheeled
vehicle to be used on the road for
pleasure or hauling loads.
The attention of the agricultural
college is respectfully called to a new
potato disease—iiltcmatiny Htrnhisnius
— now making its appearance in the
mammoth tuber grown in this terri-
Cherokee Air: Mention is made of a
near-sighted hen which mistook saw-
dust for meal and ate freely of it In
due season she laid a nest full of wood-
en knobs and after setting on them for
three weeks hatched out a suit of par
Edmond News: Tom Irwin's Denver
tale al^out being invited out to dinner
in a family where the little folks
didn't have enough to eat is a daisy.
It never occurred to big, fat. pimply
Tom that he had no business to eat
when the little folks were starving.
Times-Journal: Deputy Jim DeFord
got in with Rensberger last night.
Rensberger is very much wanted in
connection with the escape of the
Christians. There is said to be plenty
of evidence now in the hands of the
otlicers to convict the persons who
were responsible for arming the Chris
Saturday Ardmore celebrated her
eighth anniversary by having a big
picnic. Thousands of people from the
surrounding country and Texas were
in attendance. The day was spent in
racing, ball games, dancing and other
pastimes. Local attorneys dispensed
oratory in huge volumes. The very
best feeling prevailed.
The Christian brothers, and several
men. all heavily armed, were at Wil-
burton. I. T., Friday night. It is ex-
pected that an attempt will be made
to rob the M., Iv. A* T. express at a
point near the South Canadian river.
Marshal McAlester has a number of
deputies on the lookout, and should
the robbers appear they will meet
with a warm reception.
Major O. H Fowler, who came to
Perry a month ago to huu his wife
aud two children, whom lie had not
seen for nearly twenty years, has dis-
appeared and the landlord says that
he did not pay his bill when he went
away. He claimed to be a staff corres-
pondent of the Loudon Times, and to
have left Missouri for shooting a legis-
lator iu 1870.
The (H<lahoma City Star has ceased
to twinkle and scintilatc and has gone
the way of the unpatroni/.ed news-
paper ventures. The last manage-
ment, the Alberts, did all iu mortal
power to succeed, but hard times aud
a crowded field necessitated the death
of some of our sister city's daily ven-
tures and the result but demonstrated
the doctrine of the survival of the fit
United States Commissioner E. F.
Tebbe at Perry bound over King Les-
ter, a prominent young man and now a
student of the Oklahoma Agricultural
college, for forgery Friday. Lester
and a young woman claimed the same
tract of land, and the young woman
won, but very soon aft.-r the trial Les-
ter presented a withdrawal of the
young woman's application to the
register of the land office, and the
tract of laud was awarded to Letter.
It has turned out that the papers were
forged and Lester was immediately
put under arrest.
Paul's Valley News: A. M. White, a
nefe.ro hailing from Outline, ok., was
held under $600 bill last week by Coin
missioner (Jibbons at Ardmore. He
was charged with impersonating a
I'nited States officer. White went to
a negro called Ran, about twenty
miles south of here, and told the ne-
gro he was a I'nited States detective
sent there to adjust all differences and
all land leases between the negroes
and the Indians. He represented that
he was authorized to make contracts
between the parties and that Ins fee
was SI."-, of which amount he retained
$5 foi pay of postage and paper, the
balance to be turned over to the
I'nited States treasurer. In the event
any of the parties refused to make
a contract through him his duty was
to report the parties as intruders and
they would be sent'io the penitentiary
for 'a term of not less than four or
more than ten years. White called a
puolic meeting and addressed the ne-
groes on this subject, as well as the
origin of the negro race, lie explain-
ed to them that the negro was made
in the dark aud then the Lord said let
there be light, and from that the
white man sprang, lie succeeded in
getting the neighborhood in quite a
turmoil and tlee officers, hearing of it.
arrested him. lie was carried to
Paris Friday by Deputy Marshal Rey-
|\|OT WHAT WE SAY, but
® what Hood's Sarsaparilla Does, that
tells the story of its merit and success
Remember HOOD'S CURES.
I III v\ t
i it a ill-:.
Dun's Review Shown it Smaller Volume of
I'-iifcliifRN Mirlnkiiye Iti tlie When!
Nkw York.July 28.—R. (J. Dun&Co.'s
weekly review of trade says: It is not
the season for the tide of business to
rise, but there is not perceived scarce-
ly any shrinkage except that which
comes naturally with midsummer heat.
The volume of new business is small
compared with recent months, but
large enough to encourage more open-
ings of long closed works, and more
advances in returns to labor. Impor-
tant strikes show that the advance is
not enough for some, but the strikers
seein not more threatening than a
Accounts of shrinkage in the yield
of wheat come from both Pacific states
and from the Dakotas. It would be a
strange and unnatural July without
such reports, and yet they have weight
enough this year to lead even the most
experienced to reduce somewhat their
estimate of yield, while the price has
advanced II cents. Light western
receipts for the week were not a third
of last year's, and for four weeks only
ft,300,003 bushels, against 11,08.'!,010 last
year, strengthen adverse reports,
because the price a year ago
was about 30 cents lower
than it is now. The western
movement largely depends on the ex-
port demand, which is phenomenally
light, Atlantic shipments for the week
having been—flour included—only
071,SOI bushels, against 3,818,006 last
year, and for four weeks only 3,500,-
580, against 11,80.1,722 last year. Corn
advanced about 1 percent, with wheat,
but has since lost all of the gain. Cot-
ton has remained unchanged at 7 cents,
although the latest reports favor larger
estimates of the yield, a circular by
Neill going much beyond other figures.
Failures for the week were 20- In the
United States, against .'49 last year,
aud ,'7 in Canada, ngajnst 30 last year.
A Reform Purlieu* Union.
Lock port, N. Y., July 28.—Lawrence
J. MePharlin, state secretary of tho
people's party, said yesterday that at
the state convention to be held In Syra-
cuse August 20the people's party would
vote on the proposed platform for a
union of the so-called reform parties
in the state, as would be done by con*
ventlons of the people's party on the
same day in other states.
Clearing house returns for the prin
cipal cities in the United States for tht
week ended July 20 showed an average
Increase as compared with tho corre-
sponding week last year of 20.2; iu New
York the increase was 23.7; outside
New York. 10.3.
The Reported Massacre at Jackson'i
Hole Said to Be Untrue.
- MOKE INDIANS ON THE WAY
Adjt.-CJeu- stltser Make* a Report on th«
(uux'H of the Trouble —An Indian
War In Oregon Prob-
Boise City, Ida., .lulv*2s - Last night
the report was sent out troui Market
Lake. Ida., that M. J. Gray, L. M Karl
and Senator limner, of Illinois, and T.
K Hamer, of st. Anthony, who left st.
Anthony Wednesday morning on a fish-
ing trip to Jacksou's Hole, taking no
atock in the Indian scare, returned
there yesterday and reported that every
man, woman and chilli in Jackson's
Hole had been murdered and that one
of the Denver News couriers, who had
gone far into Teton basin, which is the
present point in danger of massacre,
reported that the smoke of a large lire
was seen by him several miles south
of the Grand Teton in the direc-
tion of Jackson's Hole and that there
was no doubt that the redskins had
fired every home and cabin there.
Early this morning, however, the
Statesman received tho following mes-
sage from a reliable man at Market
Lake, Ida.: "Pay no attention to wild
reports about Indians in Jackson's
Hole. Everything is quiet at present."
Mnr« I milium on the Way,
Popatkllo. Ida., July 28.- Fiftaen
Indians and 1,." 0U saddle horses passed
through Heaver canyon yesterday from
the Lemhi agency, going in the direc-
tion of the national park, supposedly
to join the Itannocks in their mas-
sacre of settlers. Excitement in
Poeatello is growing hourly. The citi-
zens are agitating tho question of
arming then^-elves and leaving imme-
diately to rescue the people iu Jack-
son's Hole. There are several Poea-
tello people located there, including
Veteran Tom Hall, aud it is feared they
are among the unfortunates.
Two hundred Utes were reported to
have gone north to join the Indians in
Hoback basin early this week Small
parties of Leuihis have been slipping
in daily across the Conant trail, some-
thing they have not ventured to do
since the Yellowstone national park
was enlarged in 1801.
I'nited States troops from Cheyenne
arrived in this city this morning and
le t immediately for Market lake and
theucc by wagon road for the Fall
The t iilinen of tli« Trouble.
Ciikyk.nnk, Wyo., July 28.—Adjt-
Gcn. Stitzer has forwarded his report
of the Indian trouble to the governor.
It is quite a lengthy document uud
covers fully the causes leading to tho
trouble. It says: "In an interview
on Sunday with four prominent resi-
dents of Jackson's Hole, the fol-
lowing statements wero given me as
grounds for the action of tho settlers.
They claimed that the Hannocks, Sho-
shoncs aud Lctnhis have for tho past
six years slaughtered game in large
numbers, mainly for their hides. In
1804, after repeated appeals from the
county authorities of Fremont and
Uintah counties, tho interior deparment
ordered that no more passes should
be given the Indians allowing them
to leave the reservation for the pur-
pose of hunting. It is estimated that
ft,ooo elk Wci-e killed in that year.
This year tho settlers on Jackson's
Hole determined to enforce tho law
against the Indians and whites alike.
On July 2 eight Itannocks were ar-
rested for killing game, aud six
of them were lined 87."> and costs
and sentenced to jail until the
fine was paid. They escaped from
their guard and on July 10 more of the
same tribe were arrested. They at-
tempted to escape after trial aud were
fired on by the whites, several of them
being killed. On July 9 (apt. John
Smith, a miner and prospector, was
tired on from ambush and wounded In
the right breast. He returned the tire,
killing one of the Indians."
Trouble In Oregon l'naoilhle.
Port i. an i), Ore., July 28. —An Indian
war, similar to that which has broken
out between tho Bannocks aud Ctes
and the settlers of Wyoming, may en-
gage tho attention of tho Oregon au-
thorities in the near future unless the
interior department at Washington
takes immediate steps to prevent
the Indians now on the reservations
in this state from indiscriminately
slaughtering game and fish in season
and out. Last summer about 100 In-
dians from the Warm Springs reserva-
tion fished out of the Clackamas river
in the vicinity of the new experimental
hatchery, a spot which has beeu their
favorite fishing grounds for many
years. Another tlshiug party is ex-
pected to arrive and go into camp at
the new hatchery within tho next
three weeks just when the salmon are
spawning and unless some measures
are taken to stop them they will sure-
ly have trouble with tho hatchery em-
No Settler* >la**aereil.
Wasiiinoton, July 28. The Indian
bureau has received a dispatch from
Agent Teter saving there is absolutely
no truth In the report of a massacre of
tho Jackson's Hole settlors.
A Pnurthouae Site Iu Court.
Wipiiita, Kan., July 28. Suit was
I filed against the commissioners of Ells-
worth county in tho United States
J court here by the widow of John N.
I Wav for tho recovery of title to what
is known as the courthouse block,
valued at 8250,000. This suit is tho out-
come of bonds issued by Ellsworth in
1*03 for the purpose of building a court-
I house. The bonds were declared ille-
gally issued and void in the United
States court. Mrs. Way now brings
suit for reconveyance of title.
Paris, July 28.—A train crowded
with pilgrims returning from the
) shrine of St. Duray was wrecked near
town of St. Hricuo yesterday.
Twelve persons v
• wentv-livc injured.
lie Want* Some of the Pity Worker* to C
on I'.tniH The lloyuutt on National llnali
Kansas City, Mo., July 28.—Genera!
Master Workman Sovereign, of the
Knights of Labor, passed through Kan-
sas City yesterday, coming in from
Des Moines, la. When soon by a re-
porter, Mr Sovereign said: "1 am en-
deavorlng to get as many of my people
as possible to look to tho agricu ltural
and fruit lands for places of permanent
settlement and occupation. The prin-
cipal cause of distress among tho
working people of this country is that
they are crowded into large cities in
such numbers that it is impossible
for all of them to keep in em
plovment. Do you know that of
the 12,000.000 increase iu population of
this country between 1880 and l*'.m
more than 0,000,000 of the increase wa
iu the large cities'.' What 1 a in trying
to do is to divert those people In whom
I am most Interested from the con
gested centers to the productive farm-
ing communities of tills groat lm^l
where they will faro better in the 11111
terial things of this life, and where
they will certainly have much more
peace of mind. I have heard that there
Is a great fruit country in the aouth-
ern part of Missouri and in Arkansas,
and I am going to spend a week there
to inform myself on conditions, so that
I may help many who are now socking
homes in such localities. I think 1
shall make an investment myself while
out on this trip."
"What about your boycott on the
national banks?" was asked.
"That goes," was the immediate an-
swer "It Is taking like wildfire. The
proclamation ia out, and it is being
mot with even greater favor than the
most enthuslastie of uk could have
hoped. Our action has been entirely
defensive, and not in the offensive, as
some papers have stated. They have
put up so much talk about sound
money that now we want them to give
us sound money. When tho Sound
Money club, of New York, was formed,
backed by the national banks and com
posed largely of their officers, the lirst
thing It did was to declare a boycott
on #340,(MM),000 of greenbacks It would
not have alTectcd us so much if the
boycott had boon on silver, for that is
an issue we oau moot iu an open tight.
Hut when they said they would boy-
cott greenbacks because they were not
u legal tender, we said wo would go
after their national bank notes, and
we have done so."
UNKxriecrun levin knck.
The I'roHeeutlon Sprint;* m Suyrlno In the
Taylor .Hinder Trial
Cariioli.ton. Mo., July as. - When
the Taylor trial was resumed this
morning Dr. D. I Stevenson, of Lln-
nous, a witness for tho defense, was
allowed to testify in order that he
might return to his practice, lie said
that he had been requested two weeks
ago by Albert Taylor, a brother of the
defendants, to examine the sides of
the wagon and tho wagon bed. He
did so with a microscope of 500 magni-
fying power and found no blood on
any part of it. On the cross-examina-
tion he said that after fourteen months
had elapsed all traces of blood would
have been obliterated by time and the
weather. He was not a profitable wit-
ness for the defense.
A witness who did not testify at tho
last trial was A. .1 Freeman, of Bruns-
wick, Chariton county. Ho went to
Linucu-i the Wednesday morning fol-
lowing the murder und went to the
farms of Oeorge an I James Taylor. In
James Taylor's pasture he found where
a tiro had and fragments of
burned bedding and clothes, a piece of
burned trousers, the clasp of a pocket-
book and some feathers. The burned
space was 130 feet from George Tay-
lor's house. Tho burne I fragments
were introduced in evidence. The in
troduction of this testimony was en-
tirely unexpected and caused a decided
sensation. Oeorge Taylor stared at
them and then began an animated con-
versation with his counsel and his
friends. Freeman two years ago was
a special detective under Chief llarri-
gan, of St. Louis, lie is now deputy
state game and fish warden.
Mrs. Martha Meeks, the mother of
tins Meeks, was asked if she could
identify the burned fragment of trou-
sers found by Freeman. She Ha Id the
cloth was part of the trousers worn by
her son the night of the murder. She
could not identify the clasp of the
pocketboolc belonging to Ous' wife,
but recognized the bed as having been
taken away by her son the night he
was killed and part of a picture frame.
She burst into tears as one by one the
articles were passed to her.
Mllltl: VI PITHS.
.Mm. Dorky. Iler staler rnul tt Daughter
Suppo*eU to lluve linen Put Out of the
\Vtt| by Dolmen.
CllK aoo, July 28. The most recent
developments here in the Holmes case
are the statements made by Chief
Hadenoch that Mrs. Quinlan, who with
her huaband is under arrest, confessed
yesterday that she went to an insur
ancecompany, after the Hreat Holmes'
"castle" and impersonated Minnie
Williams, in whose name the Insurance
policy was made out and who could
not be produced.
Three more supposed victims are now
added to the lis!. They are Mrs. Kate
Gorky, a widow, who ran the restau
rant in tho Holmes building where
he aud Pat Quinlan took their
meals; her younger sister, a
comely Germau girl with whom
(Quinlan was enamored and the little
daughter of Mrs. Gorky. They occu-
pied rooms iu the "castle," but dis-
appeared like the other persons win
have been mentioned as probable vi
tinis, and no one knows what becanA
Wefttern Prop Primped*.
Kansas City, Mo., July 28.—Trafllis
managers of the western roads are bus-
ily engaged In estimating tho prospec-
tive si/.e of the forthcoming corn crop,
It is considered by them, from the In-
formation they have, a conservative es-
timate to give the three states of Iowa,
Nebraska and Kansas 1,000,(H)0,000 bush-
els. Of this amount :100,000,000 bush-
els are credited to Kansas, 250,000,000
to Nebraska aud the balance to lowu
Oklahoma Removes Its Mentally Un-
balanced from the Illinois Asylum.
GLUT OF MONEY IN LONDON.
An Kartliqunke Shock In Suutn I tar ham,
Pal. -Hrlttah Election Ret lima—Cor-
bett Will Mitke No Defeonc In
!\lm. Corbett'* Suit.
Kansas City, Mo., July 28—The
Wabash railroad brought in 11 car load
of insane patients at 0:20 o'clock this
morning from the insane asylum at
Jacksonville, III. There wero fifty-
three demented persons iu the car,
about oue-half of whom were women.
Only live of the patients were violent
and thoy were restrained with straight
jackets or handcuffs. All are Okla-
homa territory patients who had been
sent to Jacksonville, 111 , for safe
keeping v 11 tho territory should
build 1111 as, lum.
A (Out of Money In I.nndon.
London, July 28.— The Times, com-
menting upon the enormous increase
of private deposits in tho Hank of En-
gland. says: "This indicates that the
money formerly put into foreign in-
vestments has been kept in hand.
Good authorities estimate that up
to 1892 Hnglish capitalists were
accustomed to invest £150,000,000
yearly in America, chiclly In
railroad stocks. If this estimato
errs, it is on the side of moderation.
Hut for the uneasiness, induced by the
American monetary system, undoubt-
edly it would bo reinvested in Amer-
ica now that business is perceptibly
An Karlhquiike SlioeU.
Santa HARB.viiA.Cal., July 28.—At
4:10 yesterday afternoon a sharp shock
of earthquake was experienced in
Santa Barbara. Tho shock did no
damage as far as heard from, but was
of sufficient violence to cause consider-
able shaking up of old buildings and
to be distinctly felt by people walkiug
llritlNli I lection Return*.
London, July 28.—Tho election re-
turns show the following results: Con-
servatives, IMO*, unionists, 72; liberals,
175; nationalists, tiS; Parnelites, 12;
leaving seven constituencies yet to be
Porlivtt Will Not l ight Divorce.
Nkw Yorr, July 28 —James .1. Cor-
bett's attorney has notified Referee
Jacobs that his client will make no
defense to the suit of Mrs. Ollio Corbott
THK UKKAT DKISATK.
Mcaar*. Ilorr ami llurvey Aixue the Que*.
tlou Whether I.old llax Appreciated
Cuicaoo, July "is. There was an at-
tendance of between seventy-five and
100 listeners to-day when Mr. Ilorr in-
augurated the next to tho last session
of the great silver debate. Mr. Ilorr
opened by quoting a report of
the finance committee of tho
United States senate for the
purpose of showing that gold
has not appreciated since 1878 and
challenged his opponent's sincerity In
basing his arguments in this matter
upon Sauerbeck's tables, which are
compiled by an ICngllshman and based
upou Lnglish values.
In his reply to these charges Mr.
Harvey scored one of the hardest hits
that has yet been placed to his credit.
He produced an article written by Mr.
Ilorr In answer to a correspondent
which had appeared in the weekly and
monthly editions of the Now York
Tribune, in which Mr Ilorr scoffed
at the idea which ho has frequently
advnnccd from the present debate that
human labor formed a trustworthy
standard of value. Mr. Horr's reply
to the correspondence, as quoted by
Mr. Harvey, concluded with the words:
"Your system seems so absurd that I
can hardly treat it soberly."
In reply to the charge that he had
unfairly based his argument upon a
foreign table, Mr. Harvey produced
a comparative statement showing
that his argument would have
been even more forcibly em-
phasized by tho Aldrieh report to
tho senate and further stated that
Sauerbeck s figures were based upon
his belief and the generally accepted
opinion that they were more authority
Lf.RANON, Mo., July 28 —Hon. R. P.
Hland litis accepted an invitation to
spoak at the democratic barbecue at
Huntsvillc, Randolph countv. Satur-
day, August •(. A joint debate has
been arranged between Mr. Hland and
Congressman II. s. Hall for that da)
Mr. Hall is an advocate of tho single
gold standard, and represents that
faction of the democratic party in
Missouri, while Mr Hland is the rcco^*
uized loader of the silver side
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The Best Medicine to Vitalize
ami Kurich the lilood, is
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Prominently iu the Public Kye.
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