The Daily Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 117, Ed. 1 Friday, September 18, 1896 Page: 1 of 12
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THE FIRST PAPER PUBLISHED IN OKLAHOMA.
GUTHRIE. OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18,1896-
TO TAKE A HAND.
American Warships May Join the Brit-
ish in Turkish Waters.
FOR SCHOOL BOOKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES THE
ONLY STOCK IN THE CITY AT CHICAGO PRICES.
1 Am Selling Goods at Reduced Prices.
THE AN TI ETA M MUNIMENT. ^ tllcre i3 u0 need lor you
contemplate a wig
The Dedicatory Participated In
by tli«* Governor* of Pennsylvania and
Virginia—The Kluiilve Cushing —
l'r« *id« i t iul Pardon*.
MY STOCK OF DRUGS IS COMPLETE.
CALL AT ONCE AND GET PRICES.
Cigars at Wholesale and Retail.
C. R. Renfro Drug Co.
No. 204 Oklahoma Ave., and First Street.
STARTS MONDAY SEPT. i, AND
THE CHILDREN'S SHOES ARE
ALL WORN, RIPPED, RUN-DOWN
AT THE HEEL, AND TOE OUT.
ITS TERRIBLE! TERRIBLE !!
Shoes! Shoes! Shoes?
All the time and still they have noth-
ing to wear.
•ft Li® Giant Sttol Sloe '■
Is The Parents Delight
They are neater, more dressy and give more service than any
* School shoe made. Why? Because they are all solid leather
shoe-, and nothing shoddy abuut them and warranted not to rip.
Oklahoma Ave., and First St
Fine shoes in all
the Leading Styles
London, Sept. 18.-The St Jumes
Gazette publishes a special dispatch
from Washington in which it is assert-
ed that l'resident Cleveland is deter-
mined that the United States steamer
Bancroft, on her way to Turkish wa-
ters, shall enter the ljosphorus. The
government at Washington, the dis-
patch says, is fully informed of the
plans of Lord Salisbury, and if the
ships of the British fleet force the
straits of Dardanelles the American
warships will follow and preserve or-
der without engaging the Turkish
forts. Several of the leading provin-
cial papers, including the Leeds Mer-
cury (liberal) and the Yorkshire Post
(conservative), concur in the view that
the joint action of the British and
American warships at Constantinople
would be a magnificent and effective
The Antletam Monument.
Hagerstown, Md., Sept 18.—The
monument erected by the Philadelphia
Brigade association to the memory of
the 545 men of the old Philadelphia
brigade who fell at Antietam was un-
veiled and dedicated this afternoon.
The exercises were participated in by
the governors of Pennsylvania and Vir-
ginia and a brilliant escort from Balti-
more, many persons coming from a
distance. After the exercises Gov.
Lowndes entertained Gov. Hastings
and his staff officers in a tent which
tad been erected near the monument.
The Kluslve Cushing.
NEwroRT, R. 1., Sept. 18. If the
fight in the harbor between the battle-
ship Massachusetts and the torpedo
boat Cushing, had been a real one the
big $3,000,000 fighting machine would
be on the bottom of Naragansett bay.
Twice the little Cushing evaded the
searchlight on the battleship and
reached the point where a torpedo
could have been successfully delivered.
Pardoned by the President.
Washington, Sept. 18.—The presi-
! dent has pardoned Samuel K. Obray,
j sentenced In Utah for five years' im-
prisonment for adultery, and Floyd
Smith, sentenced in Iowa for two years
in the penitentiary for violation of the
postal laws. In the case of Smith the
pardon is granted for the purpose of
restoring the convict to citizenship.
VINCENT DOLE SUSPENDED.
He I Charged with Having Raced Profes-
sionally Under itii Assumed Name.
Kansas City, Ma, Sept. 18. The
weekly bulletin of Chairman Gideon,
of the L. A. W., suspends Vincent P.
Dole, of Kansas Citv. pending investi-
gation of a charge that he raced on
the Kansas circuit as a professional
and under an assumed name. Dole de-
nies the charge. '1 he bulletin alsocon-
tains the following of interest to Mis-
souri ami Kansas wheelmen: Suspend-
ed for competing in amateur events
after having ridden for cash Frank
Eberhardt, of Salina, Kan., 90 days
from August 8, and lv M. Ward, of
Winfield. Kan.. ('■'> days from August a
BANK FAILURE AT OMAHA.
Knn of Depositors Caime* the Midland to
Omaha. Neb.. Sept 18.—The Midland
state bank closed it* doors yesterday
and req :c-1ed the banking board to
take charge of the hank. The officers
of the hank stated t.iat the bank had
been closed for the reason that during
the past few days the depositors had
been withdrawing their accounts for
the purpose of hoarding the money,
and the directors had decided that, in
order to protect all of the depositors,
the bank should be closed until the se-
curities could tie realized on, and all
of the depositors paid in full.
F. W. Humphrey & Co., extensive
elothini' dealers of St. Louis. hav<
failed with liabilities aggregating
ys 4 .
RS when you can enjoy the
•S pleasure of sitting again |
(o under your own "thatch." g
gj You can begin to get g
S your hair back as soon jv
$ as you begin to use
Hair Vigor. |
TO OPPOSE I'UKK SILVER.
Voted ex-1 nUin Ileiierali. Will Make Tout
of the Country^
Dktkoit, Mich., Sept. 18.—The route
of Gen. Alger's party, composed of ex-
officers of the union army, who are to
make speeches in various western
etates for the purpose of influencing
veterans in the interest of the gold
standard, has been agreed upon. They
will travel in his private car and will
be Gen. 0. O. Howard, Gen. Daniel R
Sickels, Gen. Franz Sigel, Adjt-Gen.
Thomas J. Stewart and Corporul
Tanner. The first stop will be
o /=> v ri <; ht.<5 j.
BUY YOUR SCHOOL SHOES FROM
Eisenschmit & W eckel's
They carry the largest stock in
118 West Oklahoma Ave.
A COSTLY COW.
Kansas Farmers Engaged in Hitter Litiga-
tion OW 1 Animal.
PhillipsbURG, Kan., Sept. 1S.—A
year ago Vital Sliafer and James Ex-
line, farmers of this county, began
quarreling over a 15 cow, which
Sliafer had sold to Exlme. lirst
Shafer replevined the cow and it w:i«
taken several miles to another tow it-
ship, where the hearing was held.
First one man had the cow, then
the other, ami then the officer ha a
her in charge and did not know
what to do with her. All this time the
justices were charging up the costs
until they amounted to nearly #100- A
colt belonging to Exlir.e was attached
and sold for costs, but the case was
taken to the district court, and the
costs are again over $100. and will be
huch larger before the case will have
,.een finally disposed of.
It ryan Touring North Carolina.
Charlotte, N. C., Sept. 18. Mr.
Bryan began speeclimaking early to-
day after a night of rest in his special
train. He left the sleeper here at eight
o'clock and was escorted to the park
by the Hornet's Nest riflemen and
local Kniglits of Pythias commandery
iof mounted men. There he addressed
V great crowd and at ten o'clock left
A Scandal In High Life it. Koine SO.OOJ
Worth of Diamonds Stolon.
Rome, Sept. 18,-s .gnor Luigi Crispi,
a lawyer and a natural son of the
former premier, secured a latchkey to
the house of Countess Cellare. through
her favor. In April, 1805, jewelry
valued at about $0, 00 was stolen from
i her apartments and suspicion pointed
| to Crispi, but the police refused to
f prosecute him and he afterwards threat-
ened 10 bring legal proceedings against
the countess, claiming that she had
simulated the robber'". As a result the
charge has heeu reviv-d and is being
investigated. It is alleged that a po-
litical ally of the ex-i remier, when the
charges were first brought against the
lawyer, offered to recoup the countess
i I)v her losses, admitting that young
Crispi was a kleptomaniac.
Army of the Potomac Reunion.
I Burlington, Vt., Sept. is. The an-
! nual reunion of the Society of the Array
of the Potomac is be.ng celebrated
here. At a business meeting the fol-
I lowing officers were elected: President.
1 Gen. William M. Henry, of Burlington;
recording secretary, tien. 11. C. King,
of New York; treasurer, Gen. Samuel
Truesdale, of New York; correspond-
ing secretary, Dr. C. W. Scott, of Bos-
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gen. o. o. howard.
made at Chicago, where a meet-
ing will be held in the Auditorium
Monday night The next two days
will be devoted to Wisconsin; Septem-
ber 24 and 25 to Minnesota, September
25 to 28 to Iowa, September 29 and 30 to
Nebraska, October 1, '2 and 3 to Kansas,
October 0, 7, 8 and 9 to Illinois, Octo-
ber 10, 12 and 13 to Indiana, October 14
to Louisville, Ky.; October 15,16 and 17
to Ohio, the weeK beginning October
19 to Michigan. It is probable that the
party may stop at St. Louis October 5.
NEW YORK DEMOCRATS.
John Itoyd Thacher for Governor—The
Chicago Platform Indorsed.
Buffalo. N. Y., Sept. 18.-The delay
of the platform committee in complet-
ing its work was the reason assigned
for the delay of an hour in calling to-
gether the democratic state convention
for its second day's session, but ^l.tisi-
ness then proceeded with expedition.
The report of the committee on cre-
dentials having been adopted, the com-
mittee on permanent organization re-
ported, naming ex-Congressman Hosea
11. Rockwell, of Chemung, for per-
manent chairman. After Rockwell s
speech the committee on resolutions
reported. The first plank is as fol-
The democratic party of the state of New
York, in convention assembled, unreservedly
indorses the platform adopted bv tho demo-
cratic party at the national conventional Ital-
cugo on .July 7, 1898: cordially approves the
nominations there made; pledges to William
J. Bryan and Arthur Sewall Its hearty and
active support, and declares as Us deliberate
judgment that never in the history of the dem-
ocratic party has a platform been written
which embodied more completely the inter-
ests of the people, as distinguished from those
who seek legislation for private benetlt, than
thai given to the country by the national dem-
ocratic convention of 1896.
The remainder of the platform was
devoted to state matters. The plat-
form was adopted unanimously.
Nominations for governor being in
order, Albany county presented the
name of John Boyd Thacher and
Allegheny county presented the name
of Conprc-sman Stilzer. The galleries
cheered wildly for Sulzer, but the dele-
gates received the nomination apa-
thetically. Jefferson county presented
the name of Wither F. Poster, of Water-
town. On the call of the roll Mr.
Thacher was nominated.
Will They Admit Sound Money
St. Louis. Sept. 18.—The question
of admitting spund money clubs to the
councils of the national convention of
democratic clubs, which meets in this
city on October 3, is being discussed in
local political club circles. Secretary
Reedy, of the St. Louis sound money
committee, says that their organiza-
tion regard the convention as a means
of promoting the election of Bryan
and Sewall, and consequently the local
sound money club will not participate
in the proceedings of the convention.
Motel Okla ^
S. BILLINCS. Manager.
<^HBrick building Centraiiy Locatedttt-1
First Class in Every Wespect,
Large. Airv, Elegant Furnished Rooms
Political Headquarters for all Parties.
GUTHRIE, - - - OKLAHOMA.
Two Thousand Iron Workers Ca'.l on
the Major at Canton.
MR. W. F. SHEE1I AN liKSKiNS.
The New Yorker Cuts Loose from the Dem-
ocratic National Committor sliver
I Iiilis to Meet with Oemoeratlt
—A Uutt't Denied.
Marshall Jail IHrils E.eupe.
Marshall, Mo., Sept. ib. Fi f
white prisoners in the jail hero secureu
a small file, and, notching a butcher
and case knife, sawed the bars of tiieir
cell and escaped.
Kansas university students organ-
ized a llryan free silver club with l.Vi
members. Greeting was telegraphed
Canton, 0., Sept. 18.—Maj. McKin .
ley's organized visitors to-day consisted
of the employes of the Edgar Thomp-
son steel works at Braddock. l'a., who
:atne on a special train of three sec-
tions of 12 coaches each. The fir.-t sec-
tion arrived at 11:40 o'clock and the
other shortly afterward. Fully 2.000
men were in line in the parade, in
hieh were three bands. There was
cheering and hurrahing all along the
line. At the McKiniey home hearty
congratulations and as-urltnces of sup-
port were offered by J. L. Jones, of the
clerical force of the company, who was
spokesman of the company. Maj. Mc-
Kiniey responded anil a hand shaking
William F. Sheohail Resigns.
Nf.w Yobk, Sept. 18.—William 1'.
Sheehan.in furtherance of a purpose to
resign his place on the democratic na-
tional committee if the Buffalo conven-
tion should indorse the Chicago plat-
form and candidates, as intimated by
him in a statement heretofore pub-
lished, has sent the following letter to
James K. Jones, chairman of the dem-
ocratic national committee:
Dear Sir: 1 respectfully tender tnv resigna-
tion as representative of the s'.uit* of New
York upon the democratic national committee.
Yours truly, William I', shekhan.
Silver Club, to Meet With Democrats.
Washington, Sept. 18.-The national
meeting of the campaign cltt' s organ-
ized under the auspices of the silver
party was originally called for Septem-
ber 23, at Chicago, but it will he post-
poned until October and will be held
at St. Louis, at which time the demo-
cratic clubs will hold their convention
at tho latter place. Negotiations are
in progress looking to a joint meet'.ng.
A Humor Denied.
Chicago, Sept 18. - Congressman
Richardson, of Tennessee, chief assist-
ant of Senator Jones, denounced as
without foundation the story that Sen-
ator Jones had said that botli Sewall
and Watson would be taken down and
Judge Clark, of North Carolina, put up
as the vice presidential candidate.
STOCK EXCHANGE KN.IOiNKD.
tireer, Mill. & Co. Carry Their Fight to th«
United States Court.
Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 18.— Greer,
Mills ck Co., the firm "posted" last
week by the Kansas City Live Stock ex-
change for non-payment of fines ag-
gregating SI,000, and the decision of
whose case in the appellate court of
Kansas raised such a row among slock
Ienlers and the exchange, cast another
bomb into the camp of the latter yes-
terday by filing a petition in the United
States circuit court asking for an in-
! junction restraining the exchange
from "posting" the firm. The peti-
tion also announces that, as the
Kansas appellate court has decid-
ed certain rules of the exchange
to be illegal, the firm has with-
drawn from its observance of them,
and asks that its case be decided on
equity. Judge Philips granted the or-
der, returnable on September 28. 1 his
is said to lie but the beginning of a
bitter legal fight, which doubtless
means life or death to the exchange,
ns the firm is acting under the general
) inspiracy laws of the United States
anil bases its petition^Jjgfeon.
OKLAHOMA'S C BLEB RATION.
Third Annual Anniversary of the Opening
of the Cherokee Strip.
PERRY, ok.. Sept. 18.- Wednesday,
80,000 people in the Cherokee strip, or
Cherokee outlet, celebrated the third
anniversary of the opening. Septem-
ber 10, 189:1, a strip of land 00 by 300
miles was opened to settlement, and
to-dav no less than 80,003 people in-
habit this land. All the towns, with
an aggregate population of 20,000,
found in this strip of laud have all evi-
dences of prosperity found in old
states. In nearly every town in the
f rip people celebrated the opening,
km! many speeches were made.
The preliminary hearing of the Ivan
sas City (Mo.) brewers, who are chare. I
with membership in a combine and vio-
lation of the interstate commerce law,
is up for hearing before the Lnited
States commissioner at Kansas City.
Highest Honors—World's Fair*
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
(tom Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant
40 Years the Standard.
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