Cleveland County Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 11, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 16, 1895 Page: 1 of 4
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Cleveland County Leader.
LKXINGTON, OKLAHOMA TERRITORY, SATURDAY, MARCH 18,1895.
i Oklahoma 1 e^Ulatoro V. Inils I'p In h
General l-'reo for All Mr lit.
Ot'THr.iE, Olc., March II.—Tlie Okla-
ftOASTED TO DEATH BY A TLR - |
RITORY POSSE. homa legislature managed to adjourn
' nine die at 1 o'clock Sunday morniug.
Kan Down After Three I)nys' I'orsnt' The session in both houses wound up
•ad It Uot Banning Fire ihey T ke with rioting and disgraceful scenes,
Refuge in n labin Which i hey Hefu.e several personal encounters oc-
curred. In the last hours the prize
lighting bill was hilled,a penitentiary
whs located at Round l'ond, a Normal
school at Alva and an insane asylum
at Perry. An appropriation bill was
passed giving 8100,000 for keeping1 the
insane one year. Political fusion was
prohibited by a lnw which makes it a
felony for an election board to place
a candidate on, to allow his name
to be placed on. or a printer to print
on more than ons ticket the name of
nny candidate. This is the first law
passed in the I'nited States against
political fus on. All county seats
anil present territorial institutions
are left where they are. The Daily
State Capital of Guthrie was made
the official paper of the territory and
Frank II. Greer territorial public
printer. A civil rights bill guara ntee-
ing equal rights to all citizens was
passed. The capital was relocated at
to I.eave Alive, and Are Cremated.
Litti.k Hook, Ark., March 11.—A
dispatch from Enterprise, Ind. Ter.,
says that a posse iu pursuit of two
men who had stolen thirty horses in
the Choctaw nation, followed the
thieves for three days, finally sur-
roundiug them ten miles east of that
place. The thieves refused to surren-
der and kept, up firing, having dis-
mounted from their horses and
taken to the woods. The posse
pressed them closely and tne fight
was kept up for two or three
hours, both pursuers and pursued
firing ns rapidly as they could load
their revolvers. One of the posse, in
trying to head off the thieves, re-
ceived a bullet in his arm, shattering
it, and causing him to fall from his
horse. Fjnally the entire party
massed and charged the two crim-
inals, forcing thein to take refuge
just at the edge of the woods in a
cabin. Hi'ie the thieves barricaded
themselves and defiantly proclaimed
that they would not be taken alive.
After repeated efforts to induco
them to give up the house was set on
fire. Still tin; men inside refused to
come out, •although the roof was a
mass of fiaines. They still threatened
death to any of the posse who ven-
tured near. At last the frame of the
building fell in, burying the desper-
adoes in the ruins, and they were
roasted to death in the burning build-
A Number of Them < ut Off In a New
Mexico Mine l>y l ire.
White Oak, N. M., March 11.—At 3
o'clock yesterday morning fire broke
out in the change room at the hoist
house of the Old Abe mine and in a
few minutes the structure, a largo
and well-built one, was a mass of
flames. It was completely de-
stroyed, together with tli? wool
ami smith shops. The mill, sixty
feet away, escaped with dam-
age. The woodwork of the .shaft was
burned out and the hoisting ma-
chinery destroyed. Thedainage runs
high up into tho thousands, but the
most distressing feature is that eight
men are imprisoned in the dark
depths whose fate is unknown. Thero
is little ground for hope that they
have escaped suffocation.
WRECKED ON A BRIDGE PIER.
OlllZABA WAKES UP.
THAT ANCIENT MOUNTAIN IN A
STATE OF ERUPTION.
Justice of tho Peace Sims of Kan-
sas City, Kan., is short nearly 81,400
in his accounts.
i Thomas J. Glllaspy, who was con
( victed of murder ut Columbia, Mo.,
Poisonous Oases Sent Forth and the W;is granted a new trial.
Kurth for i o Mile* Around on the Secretarv Greshain has no informa-
Yerge of an Cpheaval — A Wonderful tion that Spain intends to ask for the
Spectacle.—Great Aluriit Kii.t*. ' r.-.-ull of Consul lioneral Williams
J from Havana.
, I It is estimated that deaths from
ConnonA, State of Vera Cruz, p-rip to the various countries infested
Mexico, March 11. —The . peak of by it will aggregate 80 000.
Orizaba, an ancient volcano, is in a Denuty Sheriff Wileockson killed
state of eruption. The signs of dis- i Job n il an so while attempting to ar-
turbaneo began to manifest them- rest him near Paragould, Ark.
selves a week ago and have in- .lames T. Bryer, a doorkeeper of
creased in force constantly since that I the Indiana house, became insane
time. It is now vomiting poisonous while attending to his duty.
gases and thick volumes of smoke are , Not a single vessel flying the Amer-
emitted from 100 apertures in its | ican flag passed throu; *
FREDERICK S. SICKLES DEAD.
The Aged Inventor's Sudilen Death In
Ills Office at Uamai City.
Kansas City, Mo., March 0.—F. E.
Sickels,chief engineer of the National
Water works in this city, died sud-
denly in his office in the Water Works
Mr. Sickels had wide fame as an
inventor. He was the first who in-
vented the apparatus now in univer-
sal use for steering steamships by
steam, but never made much money
out of the invention because it was
not generally adopted until the pat-
ent had expired. He was engaged as
engineer in the building of the Union
Pacific railway and had many inter-
esting experiences with the Mormons
of Utah when their territory was
first invaded. He was a friend of
He was the inventor of the automat-
ic trip steam cut-off, which was the
vital principal of the Corliss engine
and which practically revolutionized
the building of steanl engines.
BUSINESS PICKING UP.
great maw. The earth for 100
miles around is shaken periodical-
ly with subterranean vibrations.
A great alarm exists among the
dwellers in the cities of Cordoba,
canal last year.
The body of Kugeno Rhodes of
Hutchinson, Kan., who was drowned
on the Elbe, has been recovered.
Secretary Morton ays he thinks the
Orizaba, Kulapa aud tho dozens of | West is beginning to regard a gold
small villages scattered within the standard with favor.
BIG JAP VICTORY.
MURDERED BY MUTINEERS.
Nineteen lluudre i Chinese l\lllcd anil I he
Blurh 1'roperly Inken at New C'liwang. 1
Hiroshima, March s. —A dispatch
poived from General Nod/ui, dated received
Hai Ching, Monday, says that two
divisions of the First Japanese army
assauivcd Now t'hwang proper at 10
o'clock on the morning of that day
Mul entered the city ut noon. A por-
tion j f the enemy's forces at once
lied to Yien Kow, the t'hwang for-
eign settlement. The remaining
Chinese troops made a stubborn re-
sistance, occupying the houses of the
city. Some desperate street fighting hand
hineso wore eom- Jones' letter, which
Captain Woodson, agent for the
j Cheyenne and Araj ahoo Indians, has
advertised to lease Indian lands for a
! neriod of five years for sums varying
kod tessel ltuioliored.
rH,,'A"r"hi. "uffiim twE |
tones, steward of the missing Amer-
followed, and th
scope of the strange and interesting
phenomenon. The shocks as yet
have not been of a serious nature and
no damage from them has been re-
ported. The rim of tho crater glows
like fire, and the thick gases rolling
down tho mountain sides have set
aflame the grass and vegetation
clothing the sides of the summit,
which adds to the density of tho
smoke and the grandeur of the spec-
Frank Ives, the billiard ehampion,
was arrested in Sun Francisco for
It is said that the administration is
preparing to create onother llchring
sea claims commission.
Colonel A. K. McClure of Philadel-
phia made a sensational attack on
free silver in a speech at Birming-
I ham, Ala.
1 The California senate has refused
The prMcnt eruption is In tho heart j to pa*s the Woman's milfra^e bill
of the best improved coffee district in ! already passed by the assembly.
Mexico, where are located many I rx*lie National Cat show will hold its
Americans, who have embarked in ; first annual exhibition in the Madison
the business. The coffee plantations ! Square garden. New York, the first
are not as yet thought to be in anv j week in May. This will be the first
danger of damage, nor will they be show of the kind ever held in this
unless a fall of thick ashes occurs, | country.
quantity of munitions of war ami
colors. The Japanese loss was 200
killed and wounded. New C'liwang is
Hie first treaty port captured by the
A later dispatch from the front
says that at 8 o'clock on Monday
morning n force of 10.000 Chinese
under General Lung, advanced upon
which is not considered probable.
BANK ROBBERS IN IOWA.
The Ohio Itlver Ktoainer I ongfellow
Sunk and Six Lives Lost.
Cincinnati, ()., March 9.—During a
heavy fog, as tho Steamer Long-
fellow, belonging to tha Cincinnati,
Memphis and New Orleans Packet
Line company was on her way to New
Orleans, she lost her course, crashed
against a pier of the Chesapeake and
Ohio railway bridgo an I sank.
Six lives were lost as follows:
David Aldridge, Koine, N. Y., pas-
J. L. Carter. Newnort, Ky*clerk.
August Chauvot, New Orledns, bar-
James Miller, Cincinnati, colored
AVENGED HIS CHILD'S WRONG.
City Marshal of Unlonvllle, Mo., Shoots
aud 1%Ills Ills Daughter's Itetrayer..
UnionVfLLE, Mo., March 11. — Will
■Clark, city marshal, shot and killed
A1 Todd, colored, last night. Tho
latter and Marshal Clark's daughter
ran away together last week and
were found at Ottuinwa. Todd was
brought back to this city by
•Clark. Kepulsive as the fact may
seem the colorod Lothario in-
formed the young lady's father
that she had been ruined by him.
LOAN COMPANY ASSIGNS.
Central Kansas Trust Company Forced
to the Wall —Llahllltlei •'lAO.OOO.
Russell, Kan., March ft—The Cen-
tral Kansas Loan and Trust company
made an assign me nt for tho benefit
of its creditors to Charles P. Cope-
land. The liabilities are scheduled at
9250 090. The company, like many
others, has operated extensively in
Western farm loans. Its guaran-
teed securities being widely scattered
among Eastern investors. The assets
are nominally about $300,000, but can
not be realized on at this time.
A GREAT LOCKOUT ORDERED.
Two Hundred I housund Shoe Workmen
of Kngland to He Idle Nest Saturday.
London, March 11.—Owing to tho
complicated dispute as to the use of
machinery and other matters, the
members of the national federation
of boot manufacturers have notified
tho operatives to stop work next Satur-
day. This action affects 200,000 em-
ployecsjthroughout the country.
A Murder Mystery Cloarnd Up.
Sr. Louis, Mo., March 11.—It is now
known who murdered Benjamin Mc-
Maekiu McCulloch. a prominent busi-
ness man of this city, who at tho time
of his death, was paving tjllorof tho
State Hank of St. Louis. Jim Mur-
ray, a colorod man now in jail at
Clayton, St Louis county, under sen-
tence of death for killing Kdgar Fit*-
williams, has made a confession in
which he implicates Harry Smart,
William Hensloy and Henry Skelton
in the murder of Mr. McCulloch, who
was killed on the morning of May 19,
1893,at his home In Woodstock, a sub-
urb of this city. Murray says he took
no part in the murder, but was pres-
ent when it was committed. He
makes this confession, hoping to guin
a rcspito from Governor Stouo.
Itradstreets Keports Improvement In
v any Lines of Trade.
New Yoiik, March 1 1.—llradstreet's
says: "The general business situation
shows more improvement. From sev-
eral centers this is declared due in
part to the adjournment of congress,
and to some extent to better weather.
Gains are shown in improved de-
mand for lutnb?r and other build-
ing materials, ami in receipt of
larger orders for structural iron
and steel, together with tho absorp-
tion of available stocks of Bessemer
pig iron. In almost all directions
jobbers report increase.1 sales of
staple dry goods hats, shoes, milli-
nery and hardware. Fine foreign
woolen goods continue to attract the
special attention heretofore reported,
and arc competing successfully with
corresponding American grades. Lon-
don wool sales report a moder-
ately higher and stronger market
COAL MINE ON FIRE.
Worst Conflagration fur Years In the
Pennsylvania Anthracite Kegion.
IIazi.eton, Pa., March 11.—The
worst fire for years in the anthracite
region is now raging in tho Ilazleton
slope of the Lehigh Valley coal com-
pany. When the fire broko out six
weeks ago it was at first thought to.
bo of little consequence. The slope
was close l shortly afterward. Since
then hundreds of thousands of dollars
have been spent in efforts to subdue
tho fiaines. The chances of getting
tho fire out in the next six weeks
are dubious, and the probable loss to
the company cannot be estimated.
The mine was tho deepest operated
by tho company and was one of the
most valuable, employing some 1,100
men. The destruction of this great
colliery is not alone threatened now,.
1 >iit thOM adjoining it are imperilled.
The American Chnrch Missionary Society
I.ones a Largo Sum
New York, March 8.—George C.
White, chairman of tho finance com-
mittee of the American Church Mis-
sionary socicty has made the follow-
"The result of the expert account-
ant's examination showed that Mr.
New bold had overdrawn from tho
societv the sum of about |12,000 over
and above all that was duo him for
salary. Furthermore, tho examina-
tion shows that moneys received from,
interest and other sources to the
amount of S7.000, he has failed to
credit on tho books and the checks
for the same were not deposited in
the society's bank account.
MINISTERS ORDERED HOME.
Venezuela Object* to ( rltit Isms of Two
Caracas,Venezuelo, March 9.—Pres-
ident Crespo lias given their pass-
ports to tho ministers of France and
Belgium. This action is due, it is
said, to the statements published in
the Italian green book that the
French, Belgium, German and Span-
ish ministers here discredited the in-
stitutions of this republic ami urged
the powers to impose upon Venezuela
a mixed foreign tribunal, to have
jurisdiction overall questions in whiclv
Kuropean* are concerned.
Killed at a Crossing.
Kt. Joseimi, Mo , March 11. - At the
crossing where Mallory and McBride
were killed Thursday night, Mrs.
Thomas Allen was Instantly killed
last night, Gertie Allen, her 19-year-
old daughter, dangerously wounded,
and Miss Martha Deacon. l\ years
old, fatally wounded. The threo
ladies were returning from church
and drove upon the crossing In time
to be hit by the Missouri Pacific fast
mail from tho Mast. Mrs. Allen's
body was ahocklngly mutilated and
she and her daughter wore carried
300 feet on the engino pilot before it
One Killed, Another (aptured and Sev-
eral Citizens Shot.
Deb Moines, Iowa, March 7.—Two
men drove into Adel about 9 o'clock
this morning in a top buggy, went to
the Hunk of Adel, entered and stated
that they wished to deposit a sum of
Cashier S. M. Leech turned to ar-
range to receive the money and on
looking around was confronted by
drawn revolvers in the hands of each
The robbers ordered him to
turn over tho funds of the bank,
which he refused to do and they shot
C. I). Builey. a wealthy merchant,
happened to be in tne bank and was
also shot, seriously.
Postmaster Barr, J. M. Byers, Cecil
Decker and J. M. Simpoke, citizens,
were also wounded.
The robbers then lied with all the
funds of the bank they could lay
Posses were in pursuit within fif-
teen minutes, and before noon both
robbers were captured, one who hid
it barn at De Soto being smoked
out and shot dead.
b, reward of Amer- | SMO for fourth-class lands. Jhe pav
bark Portland I '"yd. which loft • ; be utl"nK «'10 1 J™
/ v , \ „ i l Vhrnnrv $50 the second year, 8100 the mini
"""I1., , « 'vcLel was y«r, *.no for the fourth year and 850
wrecked" during a desperate mutiny for the fifth year for llrst-cla B lands
on board, ill which the captain and j and the same proportion hold for sec-
most of his crew wore killed Shortly ond, third and fourth class land.
sifter the bark left Junin with a valu- j .... .41
able caree of nitrate, it was reported A Washington dispatch of the ..th
that she had struck 011 a rock at the says the representatives of the ( hero-
entrance of the bay of Junin and all kee Indian Nation who have been here
re drowned. several months attending to tho inter-
to a re la- estR o( Uu,ir lrlbe> left toilay for their
t that tho affair was a j homog in the imiian Territory. The
ship whs working out ol j Principal tmet nam*. They have
the harbor several Peruvians appeared been in Washington throughout tho
mi deck and the captain was session of Congress, urging favorable
knocked down with a handspike, the legislation for the Cherokees and seek-
chief male shot dead and t wo sailor* to prevent proposed measures in-
Stabbed. The men at the' "' '"j- ]„r|0us to the tribal interests. The
steered the bark onto the rocks, practically all that was haped for and
I he steward and A. B. Jellusson, a | are in the main satisfied with tho re-
pletelv routed at II o'clock at night. ifl' l',!" revol«tionarv ! homcs in th# lmUan Tcl?.U°
leaving 1,900 killed upon tho field. J,,."rtv1in'|v,.u to seize tho vessel and delegation consisted of Mess
The Japanese captured 1,500 pris- J,arg:0 #or Mst. ..gainst the government, can, Thompson. Gray, Y01
oners and 1.500 guns, together with a wiulo the ship was working out of Principal Chief Harris. lh
Tapimr Sliang but were re pulsed by j sl?ainan, were the only ones of the | suit of their stay
tho fire of the Japanese artillery, j American crew saved They endured
The Japanese retreated before noon lt hardships and had to lie eon- A Perry dispatch of tho 4th1 says 11
cealed for some days before thev was reported here last night that
DEATH RATHER THAN ARREST. I could escape the rtifHans. 1 lleputy United States Marshal Will
fiuilty of Forcry llu likii The lead, r of the inntioneers is said mx cf this city and fifteen or twenty
III. <i«a l.lh t" be Uon/ales do Pletro, a notorious ,leput|cs ha(1 surrounded a cato in
Om aha, Neb., March 11.—At Crora- | character who had shippeil^ ™ | which tho Doolin pang was loeatcd
well, a little town near Creston,
hoard, lt is belie'
,,,l i and were attempting to blow Doolin
Iowa, Dave IJlossar, a prominent cit- j tijat'most of these men perished in and his gang out of the cave with dyn-
I7.cn, committed suicide Friday. It | the wreck. Pietro, when last seen, j amite. A posse went from here to the
marshal's assistance and a courier
came In after more dynamite. All
kinds of rumors are alloat of fights be-
tween the gang of outlaws, which
developed yesterday that Blossar was I was clinging to tlie bowsprit and
a forger, but to what extent is not ' may have been saved.
known definitely, and probably never
will be. When theollieer went to the
blacksmith shop owned by Blossar to
arrest him. he endeavored to evade
the officer, and failing drew a re-
volver anil shot himself in the right
temple. It was learned that within a
week he attempted to commit suicide ^aj| was |ie|t| Up near Castle Switch,
about four miles from here, at 10:20
clock last night, but the robbers got
by taking strychnine.
Aurora Miners Itlowu I'p.
Avroka, Ma, March 8. About 10
o'clock last night Matt Blunt and
John Grace, miners, were drilling a
hole ot their mine, when the drill
struck a charge of giant powder that
had been put in and failed to go off. UIllct!IB ,
The powder exploded, killing Blunt | ro^|)erv
and seriously Injuring Unite about | whc^'tlle robbers left the
away on the enginj of the
SMALL POX IN MISSOURI.
The State Hoard of Health Iteporta
Cases at a Number of Towns.
Jefferson Citv, Mo., March 9.—It
is asserted that smallpox exists in
several towns within a few mile
here, and the state board of health
met with Governor Stone yesterday
and isused a proclamation prohibiting
sheriffs of ull counties from bringing
prisoners to the penitentiary at pres-
ent The state board has re-
ported that smallpox exists in
the following towns and coun-
ties: Kennett, Dunklin county;
Pulton, Callaway county; Maryville,
Nodaway county; Sedalia. Pettis
county; Chamois, Gasconade county;
Monett, Barry county: Troy, Lincoln
county; St Louis.
MANY CHINESE SLAIN.
(•eneral Hung Defeated by the daps at
Thlen < hw^ng l al.
Yokohama, March 11.—On Thursday
last the Japanese captured the coast
forts near Yin Kow, the port for New
Chwang. Tho forts held out after the
capture of Yin Kow. On Saturday the
first division of tho Japanese army at*
tacked a force of 10,000 Chinese,
under General Sung, at Thien Chwang
TaL For four hours u fierce battle
raged, but the Chinese were defeated
after losing 2,000 killed or wounded.
The Japanese loss was only ninety
killed or wounded.
Hlsliop I hum ti Head.
Samna, Kan., March 11.—Bishop
Thomas died Saturday night. The
lit. Rev. Elisha Smith Thomas, S. T.
I)., Protestant Episcopal bishop of
Kansas, was born March 2, 1831. Ho
graduated from Yale in 1858 and at
Berkley Divinity school, Middleton,
Conn., in 1801. At Yale he was a
classmate of Chauncey M. Depew.
He was consecratcd assistant bishop
of Kansas in St Paul's church. M.
Paul, Minn., May 4. 1887, and re-
ceived the degree of S. T. 1). fr
At Bowling Green, Ky., George
Spaulding, colored, beat his wife ter-
ribly. When John Spaulding, the
woman's young son, heard of it, he
got a a pistol and shot his stepfather
Dr. Samuel Fuller, emeritus pro-
fessor at the Berkley divinity school,
died at Middle town, Conn. Ho was
■ver seventy years connected with
the ministry of tho Episcopal church.
Tho American consul at Bergen,
Norway, reports that for th'; tirst
time iu fifteen years an American
vessel, the ship Hamilton Fish, of
1,028 tons, has entered and cleared
from that port
Councilmon Des Forges, Haley and
Caulfield of New Orleans have been
indicted by the grand jury for receiv-
ing bribes from a railroad company.
Representative John Seaton of
Atchison county, Kan., has positively
refused to be a candidate for mayor
of Atchison against Baily P. Wag-
gener, Democratic nominee
In Baltimore Judge Dennis has de-
cided that the Maryland oleoinarger-
ine law Is unconstitutional as far ns
the sale of original packages imported
from other states is concerned.
The steamer Rosedale sunk in the
Wabash near New Haven, III. One
man was drowned. She was loaded
with corn. The boat was valued ;at
Uncle Sam pays 805,000 to Miss
Helen Gould four times a year, inter-
est on bonds.
A plasterer living near London
killed his wife and their six children
and committed suicide.
Mine. Collett, the Norwegian novel-
ist and leader of that country's
Woman's Rights party, Is dead.
The authorities of Parsons, Kan.,
have ordered all disreputable women I coiooel colt Vindicated.
anil gamblers to leave town at once. Cot.I.M1„ B. Ohio, March 11
Ezra Kay was fatally stabbed by a ohin Xationai ruar,i mi|itarv
boy named Woolkey near Otter .lle appointed bv Uov. rnor McKinley
Mo. Both are not over 13 year, of ^ ^ ^ s|lo„u„(, eer.
a^e" ti o, citizens at Washington court
Otterville, Mo., citizens paid SI per houge by (),)}o troops under lhe t,„m.
head to be vaccinated by a very clever mand (.()lon A|on/() Coit, while
fraud when there was no occasion de(endin(r n nejrro prisoner from bo-
'or j ing lynched, sustains Coit Governor
A cabinet otllcer is said to be au- i McKinley has indorsed the report
thoritv for the statement that the ———,7 _ . ,,, ai
. ,, . r iiut of Work and Shot lllinnelf.
president may call an extra session of I
the n.-w congress. 1 obt Scott, Kan., March 11. Hint
It is reported that American mil ml- attempted suicide yesterday
facturers are selling woolen goods in j morning. He had been working in
English markets cheaper than the Pittsburg for several months, but
TRAIN ROBBERS GET LEFT.
Ilold I'p a milfornl I rain Hut (let
Nothing I bejr Were Scared Oft.
Stockton, Cal., March 11.—The ex-
train known as the European
Louise (.rouse, an Indian girl of 20,
a direct descendant of the Algon-
quins, is at the normal school iu Os-
wego, N. Y. She is penniiow, her
mother is dead; her father is a dip-
somaniac and thero are no relatives or
wealthy friends to aid her; neverthe-
less she is determined to have an edu-
cation, aud has managed to pay her
way so far and clothe herself as well
by hard labor of all kinds and at all
times. She is completing her course,
but works as hard as ever in order to
put by something with which to edu-
cate her youngest sister. After com-
pleting her studies in the normal
school she hopes to enter some medi-
cal college and beoinc a physician.
A Washington dispatch to tho Kan-
sas City Star of March 2nd. says:
With to night's BCMion of < mgrou eniletl for a
Mention tho nrtivo ondt'nvnr of Okiahoniann here to
achieve nlntohoi l. They hnve failed but their la-
horn have buun well spent. The cause of the ter-
ritory has been advanced and even Congress haa
been brought to tome appreciation of its merit*.
Tho close of the session is filled as well with sig*
nifleance for tho Indian Territory. Tho continu-
unco of tho Dawos commission with tho probability
that two additional members will bo added is ac-
companied on its legislative warrant with a clear
warning to lhe trilies. Mr. Vila* convoyed it iu
his declaration that unless good results should
soon flow from the renewed efforts of the commis-
sion to reach an agreement with tho Ave tribes, the
United Stales must exerciso its undoubtful sover-
eignty over the Indian country.
Stntehood has heon defeated but "sooner" legis-
lation has not been successful and the entering
wedge for the destruction of tribal sovereignity has
been driven In the reorganisation of tho Indian
territory judicial system.
Throughout to-night Flynn sat waiting an oppor-
tunity to call up the President's veto of the okla-
homa ' ontral and Arkansas * Northwestern bills
granting rights of way in the hopes of passing tiiera
uver the veto. The sundry civil conference report
exclusively occupied the attention of the House
uinl gave no opportunity to him.
To-night the President signed the bill reorganir-
ing the judicial system <>[ tho Indian territory. He
at his disposal two ludgeships *
For these places
jostling. It in said that
of Texas will certainly receive one of
the bench, und that the Pre
nothing and were forced to llee by
tho arrival of the Oregon express at
tin" point a few minutes later..
As soon as possible tho Oregon ex-
press came here and a largo posse of
officers left on it for the scene of the
The upper portion of Itlunt's body
was torn into fragments,one arm and
the top of his head blown olT and his
entrails scattere I about the drift.
(•race hail hold of the stenin drill at
tho time of tho explosion, while
Blunt was sitting upon a box a few
feet from tho hole. Grace will re-
Three 1 ramps Shot by I'ollee.
Boone, Iowa. March 11.—The police
were called out last night to quell a
disturbance by tramps at the rail mill
east of the town, of which the tramps
had taken possession. The tramps
resisted and the police used their re-
volvers. Jim Freeman, a!ins Hiley,
was shot through the heart, Tim
Laninan through the breast and fa-
tally wounded, and tho third tramp
through the arm.
The Flssl to llakfl a lour.
Washington, March 11. — Unless
there Is a change in the program,
Admiral Meade's fleet will soon visit
several of the ports and countries in
the Gulf of Mexic > and Carribean sea
where disturbances have been re-
ported. These movements are not
connectcd with any recent events,
for the itinerary was arranged be-
fore tho fleet left Hampton Roads.
Mail. This they soon abandoned and
it rolled into Lodi half an hour later,
going very slowly, with no one on
board and registering but forty
pounds of steam George Andrews,
the engineer of a freight train lying
there, got aboard and stopped it. A
stick of dynamite was found on the
seat in the cab.
Printing < ontract.
in., March 8.—Edwi
consist! Of six men and the marshal, fhalships and two district attorneyships, and th*
A raid had been in contemplation for
aome time on the ^ in,i. 11.0 11..111,., l w
near there that tho tlgllt occureo ident has Iiractically promised the place to him.
which (our marshals and several band li,,t Kil«..r..> (rind. n.d. • Wj
its were kill in June, 1893.
Blackwell Times says that the many j
friends of Miss Lottie M. Hitchcock,
formerly deputy treasurer and clerk
in the office of County Treasurer Col.
Stiles, will bo pleased to hear that she
was married on the 27th ult. to I>r. K.
M Reichard, a rising young physician.
at the home of her aunts in Rensselaer
county, New York, anil will make her
future home in New York state. Miss
Hitchcock was on a visit to her form-
er home back thero when captured.
While her frends hero regret losing
her they congratulate lier on her new
happiness and wish her all the good
luck in the world, as she deserves It.
There was no more popular young
lady In the city with all who knew
her; and all will be surprised at her
"sudden taking off."
The President listened attentively but
said nothing to indicate his purposes.
Arkansas comes to the front with rolonol Walk-
IT H..II lit ex I'nited Slates Senator Davy Walker
■ if that state, for district attorney of the same dis-
trict. The l herokee nation almost unanimously
pn-cnts August I lvey for I nited States marshal
.if that district. This they do in accordance with
the policy of the President to give citisens down
there the inarshalship. thus letting thein feel and
know that they constitute a part of lhe courts iu
their own country.
The policy of the President, carried out by the
appointment of Mr. McAlester two years ago, has
endeared him to those people. There is not. for
instance, a man in political life in Washington who
speaks of Mr < leveland with the respect Chief
Harris does There is that in his vice and eye
when the President is the subject of discussion
which indicates almost veneration "He is a grand
man. suid the chief today. "His honesty and
rigid keeping of faith so far as we are concerned
has made him the great lather Indeed, as the Pres-
ident was presented to the Indians of the plains."
In tho Southern district there are numerable can-
didates for imtc. lirown of Missouri. Tate of
(ieorgia and L-dbetter and Herbert of tho Imiian
territory, among others The t'hickssaws are pre-
uMitinu the name of Colonel *ncad of their country
f. r marshal. On the whole it is a uninue scramble
considering the interests to be pacified and served,
t he ri(ik politicians in the Indian territory aro
against the ticket named and have dark horses to
present to the President.
There are a dozen or more candidates for every
>nc of tlie places. Judge Paschel of Texas is on tho
list but in tho event that Kilgoro is named, his
. hances will b > greatly lessened as it is thought
. L improbable tli t Texas will get two places.
St to Oklahoma and th. territory In- |
eluded the pa— aire of tho bill appro- senator Martin's ambitions are said to hava taken
I - -i- i'— - *.• . ■«'] |)|| would now be con-
ami Springer s name is
The Sunday session of Congress gave
Snow, the stat • printer, has begun to Guthrie a Federal jail, the amend
suit in the district court against tho ment applies S.* ,00() for that purpose he-
Hamilton Printimr company for 515,- jng retained. Other legislative events
Oiiu claimed to b -duc him. Tho Ham- Qf u,c (jav aM(| night of special into
ilton Printing company has been do-
ing the state printing for Snow under
a contract, by which Snow says he printing «.'0,000 for the maintenance
was to receivo half the profits. Ho „( the new I nited States courts estab
also says the printing company has Usbed a few days aga tiossip accred-j l'nderthepm
•iolated the contract and he asks for Kil^ore to one of the judgeships to i Il^Ve theapp"1'
ipointmont of ft L.ertujnty, ftnd it is said that M
much low I m r u 'i.'i.t a
it with one of the piaci
f the bill I
counting, for the
i which to
. , , ' ' . • II ccriuiniv, ami ll IB nu'.i biinK ........
a ?" "'I"'"1"''" yvni'ry of lu'lltui'ltv ina.v liave the oth-
S?,' '-..r' oi« i -ms I, TH, wM«a asi.
t officials a
I of th- ne
us distributed by the bill
plant ot the company
was paid for largely fro
of the state printing.
hich Snow are to be opened in one year instead
An i:.irthi|tr ko In the Pacific.
! San Fbancisco, March 9.--An earth-
quake at sea is reported by incoming
| vessels, and hydrographio otticers be-
! lieve that it was a gigantic ocean
I eruption. Th? first warning came in
I the form of a deafening roar which
seemed to rise out of the sea. In an
' instant tho ocean was lashed into
i mass of foam, rising in pi
geyser-like columns. Vessels stopped
j with a crash as if they had struck on
of three, tho Senate carrying the
point. Whisky may no longer be sold
to allotted Indians, nud the settlers in
the absentee Shawnee, Cheyenne and
Arapahoe lauds get an extention of
two years in which to make payments
At Danville, Kv., Vice President
Stevenson deliverel a lecture before
the students of tho law department
of Center college on parliamentary
A receiver has been asked for the
Colorado Security company of Denver,
Col., an«l an Injunction restraining it I v. n. j. Taylor Vindicated,
from transacting further business I Wahiiinoton, March 7.—Tho jury
has been granted. the C. II. J. Taylor Chase libel ca
l'hc Rev. Joseph 11. Cottrell of Rus- ; after being out only ten minute
harged the 1st of tho month.
He came here, went to the house next
to his wife's home and, after sending
a messenger for his wife, sent a shot
into his right lung, the wound of
which will prove fatal. "Out of
money, out of work," is the reason
for tlie deed.
the clerk 1
sout'hern theiiit 'rni y to the northern and the mar-
shal to the central district.
One of the strongly backed candidates tor mar
shal in the southern district is Snead of Pauls
\ all-'v who is on the ground. Hall «'f Missouri.
• ..tchings of Missis-ippi. McMillln of Tennesaoo
and Patterson of Tennes are among his support-
ers and Ins chances are said to be very bright
Hen Lafayette of Checotah. I 'I., an old Mis-
souri chum of illand's. is backed by free silver men
in Ins tight for marshal of one of the new districts
lliand will remain here for a few days to work for
I, , i*>tri• 11 late and has already secured the ludorse
. ..nt ul the entire Missouri delegation .•* apt Tars-
ney < ialt of Stowe and Kendall of Ardmore are
also in the list of candidates for marshal, (iivens
Of Muscogee mid West of Ardmore are among the
candidates for attorney.
The passage of the judiciary bill released mt t
the me in tiers of th. lony who havo been here
i weeks fighting to have their hometowns desig-
nate i aa court towns Purcell was assailed tho
•iio-t vigorously of all and that was due very
largely to the indefatigable work of Humphrey,who
his way back home, that it won. Several
-lines us fate hung in the balance and more than
. i„ Huncan bad nearly supplanted it
Mr Adams will remain until Congress adjourns,
iiut ' ruee of Aardmore has gone back home.
Within a week all will have flown, for by that tune
^™ . i atfurtb.-t m| | • .ntn."tits are expected to hava
in the Kansas City Journal in which 9200. Section 2 l.very person who made.
he defends his position in the matter deals, plays or practices any game or n,e oklahoma
of Kunsas City's police commissioners devise commonly known as three*card ^^|t'^on1antunii'iic'^,ifii'i <>f bis endeavor to
and chief of police and bitterly do- monte, the "shell game," or who shall ,-ut ti... Chickasaw country off of the Indian tern-
uonnces Wiley <>. Cox, ex-police com- practice or engage in a swindle known J^irng^t^iemocratic'state* The p'.iuyVi'fT'l
tins-donor; Witten McDonald, editot ut tho "soap sample fake,'' or the i with the territory has had confess-
fake Jewelry .wln.llo" or any other "Vi-ISfSho'h«° .b.'.M&T'rS
1 ' counterbalance this loss that the sev-
Chichassw country was proposed and
Coasted liy <
Kansas City, M
ernor St' ne publishes an open lettc
The new gambling bill which passed
the Oklahoma house Monday repeals
the old gambling law and enacts one
which, while much less severe, will
great probably be enforced. It reads as
f0i]0Wh. Section 82—Every person
who deals, plays or carries on any
game of monte, faro, poker, roulette,
craps or any banking or percentage
shall, upon conviction, be fined in the
sum of not less than $50 nor more than
Witten McDonald, editor
>f the Times; W. K Nelson, editor ol
the Star, and all others who have
been criticising him.
tiling on a half ! turned
Yale tho same year. On the death j ment to nearly 1,000 men.
sunken barge on tho shore of Lake j Chase,the colore
Dora, Florida, when he was seized ; \ motion for a net
with an attack of vertigo. He fell I
into the lake and was drowned. j
The cordage works of William Wall | Ml<l
Sons In Williamsburg. N. V., have
been shutdown and all the employes
discharged. The plant during the
last few years has been controlled by
tho Cordage trust. It gave employ-
Heed and tho injured
confidence game, shall be guilty of u
felony, and upo nvleti n shall bt I
oi,i|,iny < rippled. punished by imprisonment in the pen
March 11. —Roland itentiary at hard labor not less than
f his two nor more than five years, and
reck shall be disfranchised.
erdict of guilty against ul Scotland, have been sleeping un-
* opiates at tin
Kirr nt Hume, Mo.
Hcmk, Mo., March 11.—Fire broke
out in the Racket store iu the north
aide at 13 o'clock last night destrhy*
ing the entire stock. Tho building j could be stopped.
adjoining it on tho west occupied bv .
W. V. HaMcins with a largo lunch Warden Chase Under Mrs.
counter was also destroyed. Scott & Topics a, Kan., March 11.—*Charges
Hons'grocery and meat market on the have been tiled with Hovernor Morril
corner was next to suffer a total loss against Warden Chase and his man-
The loss is ostlmated at about 93,000, j ugement of the penitentiary. Thia
insured for about one-third. The i not ^#on officially announced, but
origin of the lire is unknown, but la politicians who are'In a position to
supposod to bo incendiary. | know, say that it is a fact and that
steps will be taken to begin the ln«
i '"tor liana's Hearing **t. j rtfBtigatlon next week.
New Yoiik,March 0. — Kditor Charles
A Dana appearod bofore Commit- senator Stewart Vindicated.
sloner Shields at 4 o'clock this aftor- i Washihotom, March 0. The suit
noon to answer to the Washington in- > for divorce brought by ' harles Olass-
dlctment for criminal libel on Mr cock against C arrie W. (ilasscock, in
Noyes of the Washington Star, and which Senator Stewart of Nevada,
was released on his own recognisance ! was named as co-respondent, was die-
anil his hearing net for baturday, I missed id tho equity court here yea*
March 10, at 11 o'clock, I terday.
of Hishop Vail in ItiH'.i he bceame
bishop of Knnsus. As bishop of Kan-
sas he was president of the College
of the Sisters of Bethany, St. John's
Military school an I all tho various
Episcopal institutions of Kansas.
No Seed Distribution.
Washington, March s.—Secretary
Morton says there will bo no distri-
bution of seeds to drought sufferors
in Oklahoma, Kansas and other
states, although hoth houses ailopted
an amendment to the sundry civil
bill appropriating 9300,000 for that
purpose. According to Secretary Mor-
ton, Mr Cleveland notified the con-
ference committee that he Would
veto the bill if this provision re-
mained in it, and it was therefore sur-
reptitiously stricken out, a thing
s-hich the conferrees clearly had no
riffht to do, ns both houses had agreed
to it, but which was done neverthe-
Dorkery Joint I ommlidnn
Waihinotox, March 11.—A review
of the work done by the Dockery
joint commission of congross created
for the purposo of inquiring into and
examining the departments haa been
printed. The greater number of tho
recommendations of the commission,
to fur, have been put into practical
>peration and from time to time made
public. The review shows that tho
entire cost of the commission aggre-
gated 941,204. while the actual an-
nual reductions in the government
ixpenditures, made as a rosult of its
lork, amount to jtio7, M l.
Need Not Tell Their Ages.
TOPKKA, Kan.,March 11.—Tho legal
suthorities of the city have decided
.hat In registering for municipal
•lections women are not required to
itate their exact age, but will comply
with the law by simply stating that
they are "over 81."
or Major of I hlr«(o.
i, March 11. — Frank Wenter,
president of the board of directors of
the Chicago drainage canal, was nom-
inated by the Democratic convention
/or mayor of Chicago.
Va Irh Vorke's Slayer In I'rUon.
PHII.ADKi.l1lIA, March 11.—.lames II.
3entry, tho murderer of Actress
Madge Yorlce, was removed in un am-
bulance from the Herman hospital to
I ranee and i n; i and u iii Interfere.
I'aiiis, March 11.—The Figaro de-
clares that neither France nor (treat
llritian will porinit Japan to seize the
island of Formosa.
Hotel Aragon all
quite ill and it i* j
f doubt as to whe thet
There Is little change in the miners'
strike in the Pittsburg djstric. The
men are holding out for the 00 cent
rate and reject all compromises.
About 1.000 men have been granted
their demands and ure at work, but
this is the case only at a few mines
which are running to supply the
A terrific explosion of the tunk of
the steamer Uawnmore, lying at the
Arctic oil works dock at the Potrero,
San Francisco, caused great excite-
ment in that section of tho __ ( ^ imwm
Two men were terribly I,ruined nn.l I t"MVuw"S^n"t~Ov'liinu
burned, receiv ni what are thouifht of t),0 Kecnnd Japanune nrniv.
to be mortal injuries and the vessel ,, , , ■> ,u .
wa. badly ..trained, .. '""lk Commissioner llreldenthal
I Kansas, who has been
The equipment bureau of the Navy Southern Kansas banks, reports that
department has saved about &' 0,000 t,„.v nre generally in first class cou-
nt one move by adopting the plan of I tiition.
supplying the I'nited States fie
the West Indies with ooal by direct
People from all over the United
States come to Oklahoma to secure di-
vorces, but it is not often that cases
,ill be able to apn-ar with Reed 0f niartisl infelicity are cadged across
nt hi# openinjf here Wednesday. Misi lh„ Atlutitic. Hut Joseph I. Manners.
Rush, while not seriously hurt, sat
very painfully injure,I. A fiass cul by his attorney, Selyn DoogU., on 1'r,-
here arm ami necessitated the taking day filed his petition In the district
court asking for a divorce from Har-
~|n Nebraska. riet Alma Manners, whom he married
March 11.—Snow at llrixton Hill Church, in Knglaud on
g at an early bout Feb. 18, 1885,and with whom he lived
r all over Nebraska until July 1803, at which time, so the r. iu-
ontinued throughout the greater ; petition recites,she committed adultry |U!r','.
at Coachatn Hotel, Redcar, in York- T|
i expounder and npostle. Ilunii,
■ ins to k'O < on grass ilceentljr huried.
utatohoo'l to thu t"'«t "( Ins ability, as
lurk.- tint 1*1" the Utter liml been
ncerneil in the Inte "f the Ti't«K l bill
-iKhl of *njr to thi* i ik lahoma Central,
aaanliin «tateho <! endeavor will un-
I'd. end under hn|>|>
uen the 1 h". t
• railroad I* i
it ttaurant vi<
of nine stitches.
• w ii of Te-
unsettied The coarse pursued by
^anled by the Interior department
Int.on of the law and di-llance of
■uiimiRP —generally conceded that any con-
. lusion Hint may be reached can come now only as
the result of protracted litigation.
Flynn is receiving .''hi letters a dar u king for
needs it having i>een advertised in tlie Oklahoma
ountry that all persons wanUng seeds should
write to him. He has n--t eed enough left to sow
a flower pot. If Mr Mien « amendment is retain-
ed in the sundry ml bill there will be *
ed in the drought
u far t
;>ort of IlIK
part of the day lt was very heavy
and damp, and injddition, t^ what wlth „ne Harry Towler, and that . rj„-.
o?Tt'TJl'ted."1t will be ehpeeiailj then and there tlie plaintiff |eft he- ''""
beneficial to winter wheat. No dam-
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS NOTES.
| Field Marshal Yainaguta of Japan,
! has been aopoiutcd minister of war
age to stock as temperature was high.
(•Iven 1* ass ports by France-
I'aiiis, March 11.—As an outcome ol
tho trouble between Venezuela and
France growing out of tho former i
uction in handing his transport to the
Trench repr sentative at Caracas, tho
French govern tne tit has sent a pass*
port to Dr. ,1. Ollfortoul, the Vene-
zuelan charge d'affaires.
declaring he would not live with her
agufh. The uisldeu name of the de-
fendant was Harriet Alma Hibson.and
she now resides in Leicester, Knglaud
The plaintif has been a resident of the
United States two years and of Okla-
homa the necessary ninety days.
of the o
elved at the be
muected with tha
on of its contents,
loma colony, who
that the syaopaltol
["t'ained* ' Vl'V 'h' Kly"judge *Wt s
. . i n und alleges steadfastly
ings ot the rei>ort are against the suf-
„• charges l'he il.'iaitinent in any
it taken action a "
shipment instead of buying it there
j as heretofore, the prices averaging
! Manuel Almngro, accountant and
interpreter to the Anrontine legation
iu Washington, has been arrested at
tlie office of the legation and locked
up at the request of Minister Zebullos j oldest
| mi a charge «>f einbe/ r hug ■ ') "f i
the funds of the legation.
In Los Angeles, t al., two H-year-ohl
boys were poisoned with strychnine
contained in cakes given thein bv a
neighbor One boy died, but tho
other is still alive.
Oeorge Oould sa.vs money consider-
ations were not thought of in the
marriage of his sister to Count do
Caste 1 lane.
Hart Pennsylvania conferencc of
the I'nltod Kvangclieal church has
strongly denounced congress for
working on Sunday.
AH the criminal suits against the
factions of tho Order of Solon havo
been withdrawn, and tho affairs of
the order will be wound up In peace.
Ex-I'nlted States Senator Harlan of
Iowa in a candidate for tho Repub-
lican notuinut on for governor of Iowa.
Tho b ll to grant full municipal
siitTrotff to women in Massachusetts
was defeated in the house by a vote
of 1J7 to st.
Judge William f'liestnut, one of the
nd best known citizens of
IMatte county, Missouri, is dead.
A grand jury has indicted the e\-
shci'itT of Cla> county, Kentucky, for
usurpation of oflicc, tho jailer for
inalfeasauco aud another ofiicer for
Tho First National bank of Tex-
arkana, Ark., closed its doors through
inability to meet its obligations.
Lieutenant Governor Milnes of
Michigan was nominated to succeed
Congressman llurrows on tho 110th
Postmasters who failed of confirma-
tion In the senate wero reappointed
by the president
Cashier Miropshlro of tho Central
railway of (leorglf committed huicide
at Birmingham, AU
llig t mil strike ()n.
pi 11 ni m Pi*. Mmflk * It • i -
mated that the number of those whe
are on strike In the Pittsburg dis-
trict is over 'j 1,000 and that tho num-
ber employed at the
there will be no strike
A I ,i
from this citv, was coining into the city
about ll o'clock last night, he was
shot ami killed at the outskirts of tho
city by some unknown assassin,
ire Killed Three Men.
>., March 11.—'The
of Charles Houllor,
larged with murder, brought in a
•rdiet of manslaughter. Houllor i4
cattleman, who in tho pastolghteen
liri has killed three men.
Mine Inspector of Kansas.
tu.. March 11.—Governor
>pointed llonnett Brown
Linn county, as state
! Deputy Marshals George Sformer
and John Boyle attempted to arrest
Jim Campbell, a half-breed Osage In
j dian Sunday evening u few inile>
| North of Pawnee. Campbell Is charg
ed with horse stealing. He was asleep
in the house of a friend with his horse
tied iu the back yard when the mar
......... shals appeared and he ran to his horse
about 1,100. dressed only in his night garb. He
J did not forget to carry his Winchester
with him though, and a runuing tight
occurred for foine distance. One of
the deputies ha
uith has retnr
sit t >
l IIKYK.N NK,
i1vailed on Thurs-
Dti of linage In
day by the ti
pay their re
early departure for home
A crazy man at a South Me
boarding house attacked the
boarders with a piece of iron He was
overpowered ami taken to 11. Smith-
I'amo is ail ready blowing Bill Lit-
tle's name through her trumpet all
over the I'nited Slates on account of
that bill making prize tightiug legal
J. Howard Payne, county attorney,
was found dead two miles from Arsp-
ahoe Wednesday. It is supposed that
during a blizzard, he wandered out of
town, lost his way and was frozen to
death He was ti relative of and nam-
ed after the author of "Home Sweet
The recent gold discovery in the
Chickasaw nation i« attracting wide-
spread attention and parties are fit-
ting out to go there. The assay shows
in percent, gold, 14 per cent, silver.
The Indian authorities are warning
people to keep away. J
In l.lnooln oouuty two .Irunkm In-
,llnn« eutoreJ tlie Iioiiko s I* Hollntr
„„| on.nl I hem Kh.w.l Mrs. Bollnu
ch ililren l.'ny <lt>t n,;<s oro«i
ll,.Ms, but th"y wwpo'l "lrt 'w"
,l„.n hcl'i p llollnit wilh WlnobMtft
while th. y eat llthc fooil In th« houM
! Htnle m .t o( the Tftluablei*.
A Indie* auxiliary ol tho I". <1 T.
will he orifanl/.ed Siitunlay nlfht at
nlilHhoina i ity and tho mambrra of
the ,ir|fanl«alion are looking forward
l„ lhe meellng with much llltereat.
,,ne of tho principal features will he 4
f< ast of elaborate proportions.
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