The Daily Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 51, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 30, 1896 Page: 1 of 8
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THl: FIRST PAPER PUBLISHED IN OKLAHOMA
GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA, WKDNESDAV DHX-KMBKK HQ 18'.Hv
The Chicago Hussars and Cleveland
Grays to Accompany McKinley.
A CONFLICT ON TOWN' SITES
Perry's e.l«-ral Hoard Kn Joined from Ac-
tion l y iIh* 1'rolnUf California
Orange <■ rower# Want llli;li*'r
Dut it'* 011 Fruit*.
The Murderous Chinese Gelling in
Their Work at San Francisco.
No 204 Oklahoma Avenue and Eirst Street.
C. R. Renfro Drug Co.
No. 204 Oklahoma Ave., and First Street.
The Nebraska Senator Wants the Inde-
pendence of Cuba Recognized.
no formal negotiations.
The State Department Denies a Keport
Ai'out Spain Accepting the Media-
thin of the United States-
New York's Senator.
Omaha, Neb., Dee. 30.—Senator
Thurston spoke before the members
of the Chautauqua circle on the Cuban
situation. In beginning he announced
his intention to v.pie for the recognition
of Cuban independence, and towards
the latter part of his speech his words
gave the impression that he would be a
little disappointed if that action did not
bring 011 a war. He declared that he did
not want war, but there were worse
things. As bad been said by an Omaha
preacher, "war is liod's thunderstorm,
which clears the atmosphere." All
through history war had been the most
powerful factor in bringing about
progress. A war that had for its pur-
pose liberty and justice was God'., war,
and worked out God's purpose in the
destinies of mankind. Senator Thurs-
ton said that he would cast bis vote
for the recognition of Cuban inde-
pendence with the full knowledge that
such action was fraught with grave
danger to national peace. Spain was
the descendant of an aristocratic fam-
ily and was tenacious of family pride.
He seriously apprehended that when
this country placed itself on record for
Cubarf recognition the Spanish min-
istry would declare war on the United
States, regardless of the consequences.
The Cuban situation was a blot on the
civilized world and a reproach to every
American citizen. Its condition called
for patriotic action by every lover of
liberty on this side of the ocean.
No Formal Negotiations Yet.
Washington, Dec. 30.-At the state
department denial is made of the re-
port in the Washington l'ost that Pre-
mier Canovas, of Spain, lias sent Secre-
tary Olney a communication accepting
the mediation of the United States in
the carrying out of the autonomy for
Cuba, it is said no such letter
has been sent, nor has anything
* of such a nature passed through
the Spanish officials here. Nego-
tiations toward home rule have pro-
ceeded for some months, and the last
phase of these negotiations indicated
an enlargement of the home rule laws
adopted by the Spanish cortes last
year, but not put in execution. These
arrangements embrace the election of
an entire Cuban congress, instead of a
mixed congress of 15 elected members
and 15 appointed by the queen regent,
and also a complete control by I uba
of her tariff. The latest statement
regarding Spain's intentions with re-
spect to the pacification of Cuba, there-
fore, deals with the past phase of them,
Spain having decided on a considerably
more liberal scheme of reforms than
the old one to which the Post referred.
As yet, however, the nejfociations with
respect to the enlarged reforms are
tentative. A draft of them has not
been received at Washington ami the
information of them is of a general
New York's Senator.
Ni-:w York, Dec. 30.—The republican
club, of New York, lias refused to in-
dorse the candidacy of .losepli II.
Choate for United States senator.
Every follower of Thomas C. Piatt in
the club was present. The meeting
was very lively and at times uproar-
ious. For the resolutions laid
over last week indorsing Choate
n substitute was adopted de-
claring it ill-advised that any action
should be taken regarding the possible
candidacy of any person, and that it
was the sense of the club that no ac-
tion should be taken. The Union Re-
publican club of Brooklyn and the
Progress Republican club of New York
have adopted resolutions indorsing
Thomas t. Piatt for senatoi.
A Movement on Foot for Some llntton or
Itailci' tu Distinguish Old Soldiers of the
St. Louis, Dec. 30.—There is a move-
ment on foot among a number of St.
Louis war veterans to submit a propo-
sition to all veterans of the northern
army in the late war which will tend
to bind their decreasing numbers with
a closer tie than that of local acquaint-
ance. It is said the Orand Army of
the Republic and other organizations,
to which a service in the ranks during
the war entitles them to membership,
do not include a vast number of veter-
ans for various and sundry reasons.
These non-members have no mark,
badge, button or distinction by which
they may be known as veterans and
the proposition is to give thein one.
Chicago, Dec. 30.—When Mr McKin-
lev shall take the oath of office on
March 4 his personal escort will he
formed of the Chicago llnssnr* squad-
ron and the 1 :ev. 1111 '1 "rays (
land's crack orgaiiiy,a.inii. I lie I us-
sars were asked and promised last
night in a big meeting at the t.reat
Northern hotel to accept the honor
of the escort. This matter was
considered early by President-
elect McKinley. Each of these
bodies offered its services as escort.
Finally the Grays were selected, lhe
Gravs deliberated and then decided it
would be the nice thing to invite the
Hussars to share the duly with them.
Ail of the members of the escort will
be mounted <111 black horses, and they
count on making an effective display.
The Hussars will stop ovur on the way
home at New York for one day, and
perhaps give a fancy drill.
A Conflict on Townsltes.
Pi Kin . Ok., Dec. 80.-This morning
mi injunction was served on the gov-
ernment townsite board to prevent
them from making proof and deeding
adjoining toivnsitef, including 040
acres of land on which most of the best
homes of the town are located and es-
timated to be worth !T|00.000. Presi-
dent Cleveland ordered the townsite
board to deed the land. The probate
judge issued the injunction at the suit
of a portion of the townsite settlers.
Makes life misery to thousands of
people. It manifests it~« U in many
different ways, like goitre, swelling-, FIELD'S 11FHIAL I'KN.
running sores, boils, salt rlicuui ami
pimples ami other eruptions. Scarce-
ly a man is wholly live from it, ill
some form. It clings ieiuiciously unt il
the last vestige of scrofulous poison is
eradicated hy Hood's Sarsapuiilla, the
One True Blood Purifier,
Thousands of voluntary testimonials
tell of suffering from scrofula, often
inherited and most tenacious, positive-
lhe St. r ul Winter Carnival %ssoelation
C ompelled t« \handon It-* l'lans for
1111 lee Palaee Owing to
ly, perfectly and permanently cured by
Prepared only by ('. I. Hood & Co.. I/mell, Mass.
lit* sure t't iiut lloon's and oul> Moon s.
are tne best after-dinner
hood's Pi.I p pills, aid diiiesliou. -ic.
the American Magazine of 1 ivies, not
r. producing word for word, but trans-
posing words in such a way as to admit
of no doubt that he borrowed his
winds and language.
Many Neuuieii De.erted.
San 1''kanrisco, Dec. 30.—'lhe old
United States steamer Adams got in
from Honolulu last night minus about
4s of her crew and one quartermaster.
The sailors were all enlisted in San
Francisco prior to the sailing of the
warship ten months ago, but their des-
tination had barelv been reached be-
Indianapolis. Ind., Dec. 30.—The
executive committee of the monetary
conference yesterday began sending
out a call to all commercial organiza-
tions previously written to and not yet
heard from, asking them to send their
lists of delegates as soon as possible.
Up to this time the names of 17ti dele-
gates have been received. It is now
believed that the number of delegates
to attend the convention will be about
Northwestern Line to Be Intended.
I Kansas City, Mo.. Dec. 30 —The in
crease of the capital stock of the Kap-
1 sas City & Northwestern railway is the
forerunner of some large extensions
and improvements in the line from the
Nebraska terminus. Officers of the
company refuse to give out any definite
information of their plans more than
to say that the line is to extend from
Kohbed in a Reetory.
St. Louis, Dec. 10.—Father Shaw,
assistant pastor of the Holy Angels'
church, was held up in his rectory and
robbed by a stranger who called as an
ordinary visitor would do. Father
Shaw did not summon Father
Kielty from the next room, because lie
was afraid the man might hold up the
C. IT. BELL, OF WASHINGTON.
APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF THE GENERAL M'KINLET INAUGURATION
S\n Fit*Ntisen, Dee. i!0. — I hinatown j
is auaiu 111 the throes of a highbinder* j
v.ar This morning the body of Leo ,
llor was found suspended from a rafter |
in a vacant house in Stockton si reel. ■
The man had been stabbed back of the
ear before being hanged. A few inin- j
utes before one o'clock this morning a |
number of men belonging to the 1 >>- |
nese society of Row On Ton* waylaid
and killed'.lew .ling, a prominent How
Lcnng Tong man, on Jackson street,
near Stockton. All the assassins
escaped, and so far there is little clew
to their identity .lew Jing was walk-
ing down Jackson street toward D11-
ponl. lie was on the south side. Seven
or eight highbinders were following
him on the north side, .lust before
.ling reached St. Louis alley the high-
binders stopped, a revolver was handed
to a tall, slim Chinese who crossed the
street, followed by another highbinder,
who served as his guard. As Jing
stopped under a gas lamp to
light a cigarette, the first man
walked up behind him and shot him
in the back. Jing fell just as a second
shot was tired. The companion of the
assassin tired a revolver in the air and
scattered the others in all directions.
The How Leong Ton-.' recently got into
a row with the Row On 'long over the
appointment of a policeman by the
(juong Chow society, one of the six
companies. It is all on account of the
boycott of the Sam Yups by the See
Ytips, the Row On Tong men doing the
Sam Yup ' work, though a See Yup
Kate Field's litirial I'm.
San Fkancmco. Dee. :to The ashes
of the late Kale Field were incased and
locked in a small cylindrical jar of
polished copper. Passing over the top
of the plain cover and through three
little clasps—one on the cover and one
on each side —was a narrow lavendet
ribbon to which was attached a ribbon
[ bearing the customary record from
1 the crematory, together with the name
' and date. The ends of the ribbon
I were fastened together below the card
i by a disk of black sealing wax. upon
which was the lettered impress of the
"Odd Fellows'" crematory. A little
1 brass padlock clasped through staples
1 held the cover securely in place. Gen.
' Taylor, of the Roston lilobe, custodian
j of the ashes, will deliver the urn to
! Editor Kohlsaat, of the ChicagoTimes-
| Herald, who proposes to see that it, ac-
I cording to Miss Field's wish, is interred
| at Mount Auburn cemetery, Itoston.
Too Warm for an lee Palace.
St. PAt'I., Minn . Dec. 30.—V. J.
Rothschild, secretary of the St. I mil
Winter Carnival association, lias been
authorized by the executive committee
to announce that, owing to the mild
weather, the association had been
forced to abandon its plans for
an ice palace this season. He
stated that all necessary funds
had been raised and elaborate
nlans bad been made, but it would
< ITS CURES
I THAT COUNT.
Many so-calle.*! remedies are
pressed ou the public attention
on account of their claimed
large sales. But sales cannot
determine values. Sdes simply
argue good salesmen, shrewd
puffery, or enormous advertis-
ing. It's cures that count. It
is cures that are counted on by
Ayer's Sarsaparilla. Its sales
might be boasted. It has the
world for its market. But
sales prove nothing. We point
only to the record of Ayer's
Sarsaparilla, as proof of its
Toff.ka, Kan., Dec. 30. — The 34th an-
nual convention of the state teachers
association began in representative
hall to-night and will continue until
Thursday night. The exercises to-
night consisted of addresses by J. W.
Gleed, of Topeka; George K Kyner, of
Junction City, and (ieorge \A Ken-
drick. president of the association.
The regular programme of papers and
discussions will be taken up.
wno have threatened to nave tiie
(United States land office officials ar-
rested if they proceed in the ease. 1 he
townsite people want to appoiut their
California Orange Drouers Art.
I .us am.ki.ks. Oil., Dee. i! I. —The ex-
ecutive committee appointed by the
southern California orange growers
Saturda. lias decided to raise S10,non
to send a delegation to Washington to
plead for higher duties on fruit. II II
Sinclair of liedlands, J. F. Fargo, of
Ontario, ami A. F. Naftzgor of Los
Angeles, were appointed to present the
needs of the orange growers to the
house ways and means committee Jan-
fore the men began deserting and
heading back for San Francisco.
Nearly all of them were back here
months ago and the vessel had to re-
turn short handed.
Pittsburg Wants a Normal.
PlTTSlU'ttQ, Ivan-. Ilec. MO.—A citizens'
meeting was held last night to take
steps toward procuring the location of
a normal school at Pittsburg. Senator
Ryan anil Representatives Cassia and
Loomis were present and promised
their support and efforts at the coining
session of the legislature. A canvass-
ing committee was appointed and
efforts will be made to subscribe 860,-
000 toward the project.
A Kaunas Pastor Falsely Imprisoned.
St. Lous, Dec. 30. — L. F. Schardon,
a Presbyterian minister from Colum-
bus. Kan., was arrested here December
8 on a charge of having obtained half
rate from railroads by falsely repre-
senting himself to be a clergyman. He
proved his profession and has been re-
leased after three weeks' imprisonment,
for which he will sue for S'-',0 )0.
A Tennessee Trugeily.
Sr. Louis, Dec. 30.—A special from
Knoxville, Tcnu., says that masked
men shot William Whaley and wife to
death in Sevier county this morning.
Whaley was a professional prosecuting
witness and had been out of the peni-
tentiary but a few weeks.
Missouri Teachers .Meet.
Skdai.ia, Mo.. Dec. 3a—Upward* o!
"iOO teachers attended the first day s
meeting of the 88th annual session of
the Missouri state Teachers' associa-
tion, President 11 ■ II.^Martiu, of La
mar, was in the chair.
TO I V1TM> -I'HOM 1.1NI S.
Scattered Systems "in Kansas am! M issouri
Will l(«' Connected at Kansas i lt>.
Kansas City, Mo.. Dec. 30. —The
Missouri A Kansas Telephone Co. has
had estimates prepared for a longdis-
tance line to connect its scattered sys-
tem in Missouri and Kansas. I here
is already a system centering into
Kansas City with lines that run north
to Falls City, Neb., west to Junction
Cilv and east to Sedalia. Another
system centers in Wichita and con-
nects with Newkirk. Ok.. Arkansas
City. Newton, Hutchinson and
neighboring towns, but it has no con-
nection with the Kansas City system,
it is now proposed to build a line with
heavy copper wire nearly as thick as
that used by the Ions.' distnnc? circuits
of the east, connecting Kansas City
with Wichita and thereby w.tli the two
Bvstetns centering there.
\m \Reil Postmaster lleld Up.
Liui'.iu v. Mo., Dec. :;o.-At nine
o'clock last night, as T. M. Cash, post-
master at Moseby, was preparing to
leave his store, a masked robber en-
tered and, covering him with a re-
volver. commanded him to give up his
money and valuables. The postmaster,
who is an aged man, gave the robber
bis watch and about Sl-r> in money.
A Hecrrant Wire's Fatal Klde.
Madrid. la., Dec. 30.—Last night
Mrs. Robert Howard went out riding
with John Slick, leaving her husband
at home. The team ran awav, killing
the woman, but hurting Slick only
slightlv. His clothes were somewhat
torn Mrs. Howard had a deep wound
at the base of the brain.
FREE TO EVERY MAN!
THE METHOD OF A GREAT TREAT-
MENT FOR WEAKNESS OF MEN.
a sr.ti' kokw.vKI).
taite 3D «la\s io complete the palac i
while to-lav about the site on the
island there is not enong i sound ice to
begin work, an 1 the approaches to the
island are covered witn water. The
weather generally has been too warm
for a palace, and a carnival in lebru-
arv would be apt to catch the same
kind of weather then.
kansas ihk 1-ok.vrlons.
Many of TI > Kepnrt to Hie secre-
tary of State as lleipllreil liy I.an.
Topkka. Kan., Dec. ;;o. In his bien-
nial report to the governor, issued yes-
terday. the secretary of slate says that
only about 1,000 of the 10,0110 corpora-
tions now exUtlng make reports to the
office, as required by law. lie recom-
mends that some steps be taken to
, ompel reports, and that the secretary
or some one be given power to investi-
gate and authority to revoke charters
where companies fail to comply with
any laws of the state. The report also
recommends that building and loan
companies be placed under the super-
vision of the bank-commissioner.
mw un inciai, i'l.an.
\ Nebraska 1.emulator Propose* a Htate
Depository Unlit and Silver Certificate#
DKNVF.il, Col., Dec. 30.—Gov. Mcln-
tire has received a letter from State
Senator C. \V. Heal, of Nebraska, pro-
posing that the Colorado legislature
appropriate money to construct a de-
pository at Denver for silver bullion
on which certificates may be issued at
I the market value, the certificates to lie-
used as money bv the peopl. Ileal
savs that if he can get. any encourage-
ment from silver producing states he
will introduce a bill to that effect in
the Nebraska senate.
(acrinan Customs Don't Do.
Atchison.Kan.. Dec. 30.—John Miller,
a (lerman farmer, stood (in the streets
the other niffht ami tickie 1 under the
chin every woman who dul not have
an escort lie claimed that this was a
common custom in Germany, atfd he
did not know he was committing an
offense. Yesterday, however, lie was
fined $10. ____ _
Democrats Working for Dubois.
Washington, Dec. '">0.—Senator Du-
bois and C. A. Walsh, secretary of the
democratic national committee, have
' pone to Idaho to conduct a canvass in
aid of the former's re-election. 'lhe
democratic senators here have written
a letter to the democrats of Idaho nrtf-
in<* Dubois' re-election.
in II< iiili io *?.
London, Dec. ;10.—The birthday of
Right Hon. William E. Gladstone was
celebrated at Ilawarden to-day. There
was the usual flood of telegrams and
letters from home and abroad. The
venerable statesmen is enjoying excel-
lent health. He was born December
Which Cured Him Aftei
1 / erything |
\< < i ski) 111
I'l.Ati I A UlsM.
tVashliurii Cnllcitc's l-rlie (lrator Accused
of TransferrinK Ideas.
Topkka, Kan., Dee. 30. — P. s. Elliott,,
n student of Washburn college, of this
city, who, on November 17. won the
honor of representing that institution
in the oratorical contest of the state
association, is accused of plagiarism
by Paul Lovcwcll. a fellow-stndent.
Love well's charge is "parallelism of
thought," and a committee has been
appointed to investigate. It i-claimed
that Elliott borrowed and used in
his oration, "The Needs of the llonr.
ideas and ] 11 n"e front 1111 article in
Chinese Olllcials Issue an Order ti
atfe foreign I.earning.
WaSUINOTOK, Dee. i;n. -According to
news received here from unofficial
sources Li Hung Chang's visit to En-
gland and the Unite ! States already
has borne fruit in a decision of the
Chinese government gradually to an-
glicize the Chinese people, at least as
far as their language is concerned.
The l'ekin government recently issued
instructions to the various vicerovs
and governors of provinces of the em-
pire to establish school-, for the teach-
ing of the English language and west-
ern sciences in all of the principal
cities of the country.
Shy About SSiOOO.
hrtciiin'soN, Ivan., Dec. 'I". Inspect-
! or Cochran, of the post office depart-
I ment. yesterday discovered a shortage
| of 5_',000 in the accounts of Postmaster
1 Mead, of this city. The shortage oc-
| curs in the money order and stamp de-
i partments, SI,300 in the former and
1 ¥700 in the latter. Miss Eva lieeni is
I the clerk of these departments. She
i bus been suspended pending an investi-
i gation. but no one believes her guilty
Myers Says the Kansas Alien Law
Does Not Apply In This Case.
Topkka, Kan., Dee. —'lhe Santa
l'ainful diseases are bad enough,! pe receivership case, which lately ere-
but when a man is slowlv wasting j ated a ripple on the ocean of com-
♦ i.« mori p was vesterdav deoositea on the
away with nervous weakness the | ^ ,,v |)iM ,,lct .Iud(re
mental forebodings are ten ^n"es | ^onis A Myers, who decided that the
worse than the most severe pain. |^„nslls alien land act, under which the
There is 110 let-up to the mental suffer-1 sl)it wns brought, did not apply to rail-
ing, day or night. Sleep is almosji-oad property. This practically dis-
mpossible and under such a strain 1 poses of the case. The suit could go to
men are scarcely responsible for what the supreme court only at the instance
nun art m 1 1 theattornev-general.and it is known
they do. For years the writer rolled Mf |)awes wmlM 111>t acti aml
and tossed on the troubled sea of sex- [ jt js j,encraiiy believed that Mr lloyle
ual weakness until it was a question I Wi>ukl have nothing to do with the
whether he had not better take a dose I controversy Judge Keeler. who as-
of poison and thus end all his trou- j sisted in the prosecution, however, had
- Rut providential inspiration ! exceptions noted to the ruling, but be
came to his aid in the shape of a
combination of medicines that
not only completely restored the
general health, but enlarged his
weak, emaciated parts to natural size
and vigor, and he now declares that,
any man who will take the trouble to j
probably did that from force of habit.
Mr. Hite. Judge Keeler's partner, ad-
mitted that there was little prospect of
an appeal from Judge Myers decision.
K IN* t"
tot'nl'y insoi.vi nt.
•it h Debt and No
any man who will take the trouble to j ( ^ ,.mm|v Del.t and n
send his name and address may have] imerest win lie ral«i on HoimIs.
the method of this wonderful treat-, dighton. Kan., Dec. ;o.—The board
ment free. Now when I say free 110; COunty commissioners of this (Lane)
mean absolutely without cost, because , in m(.clin|f vesterdav, formally
I want every weakened man to get the ^ Uu, C(>unty insolvent, and is-
benefit of my experience. . sued instructions to Treasurer shie-
1 am not a philanthropist, nor do I 1 sueti in. tr c f„rt h„,. navment
pose as an enthusiast, but there are j reck to refrain fmm fur I er pa; r tiat
thousands of men suffering the men- of interest on the bonded 'd<-bted
tal tortures of weakened manhood | ness of the county, lhe conn n.i->,
who would be cured at once could heretofore, always made its interest,
they but get such a remedy as the one j payments promptly, its warrants
that cured me. Do not try to study have circulated ut a very slight
Her hooks are c
orrect, and it was by
them that the shortage became known.
discount, and consequently its credit
has been high. The funded debt of
the county is-1000. The bonds are-
held by about 40 different corporations
and individuals in New \ork and Ne
out how I can afford to pay the few
postage stamps necessary to mail the
information, but send for it, and learn
thatthereareafew tilings on earth that
although they cost nothing to get they
are worth a fortune to some men and I England and when last heard from
mean a lifetim; of happiness to most, « „t0ll at par. There seems
of us. Write to Ihomas slater. Rox, ^ 1 ,ec. , ,.lt pavment will
1125, Kalamazoo, Mich., and the in- , , \ f ns .
formation will be mailed in a plain | ever be resumed upon the deb. as it
sealed envelope. stands.
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