Cleveland County Leader. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 11, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 16, 1895 Page: 2 of 4
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By J. M. DONOCUll'E.
Kutsred l the t'onlnlHer nt Lexington. Ok In
ho'iiii nrrltory. n* se««nn I clnas mutter, for
r r tiiomini n through nil inni's.
, • «l n'
A |)V KKTISI ,V<! It ATF.S:
lire,or ton*.cont" lor rni*li in«crt:on
milipcH 5 runt<« |Kf lino fur cncli ill-
".ling adrartissments miulr
_ icl month,
i-rr*' 'inl nature. when
..... if italic ml will I"- ln i rtril ii* n.l
vcrtUluit uglier. Mi l chiirgnl f.ir accordingly.
HATUllDAY, MAUCIt 10.
Aii Urn of l*ro |H'rliy.
Kimong Ci'y Tiuie'.
Mr. Collls P. Huntington, presi-
dent tif tile Southern Pat iHtr r n i I -
road, expresses tl " opinion that
the country is on the verge of fivt
good bu«dne> t4 ycHrs us it Im-
known within IItiy year*, and i*-
tho Wfsliinu'tou Post says Mr.
Huntington'.* business cxpericnei
"cover* it period of nearly sixty
yonrs" ho ought to tie rcgnrded it*
authority on th '«|U<v tion.
There mo abundant rontons to
justify Mr. Huntington in his pre-
• liclion. The protracted period oi
bu-d liens unci industrial stagnation
lias reduced stocks of all kinds to
the vrry lowest point. Tin* iinpuls*
to renew has been restrainod from
month to month duiing the past
year in the t xpeetation of Irtfisla-
tion that would restore confidence
lint in the failure of legislation, the
gold purchase served the purpose
and tlio adjournment of (Mingics*
having removed all danger, tin
l>usine-tt improvement will follow
The itnproveim ni has already sl*t
in and it will increase Hccordingly
as tin* people ill all pans of tin
country put their shoulders to tin
wheel. In this city building opera
tioiis have already begun on >■
scale unprecedented for many
years and the ou'look is for an ac-
cident te<t movement. It would he
a wise thing for those who can t.
get into the swim early.
A BLOODY RIOT.
Ni w O.tLKAN , La.. March 12—The
thick foi; in Ihe early morning wns
tho veil behind which desperuto
white lovoo laborers gatherod and
which they penotratod with winchos-
tor rl o balls aimed at tho colnrod
non union mon at worK on tho ships.
The attack was mado at points sover-
nt miles apart, just be ore tho arrival
of the police and as a rosult thoro are
half a do on corpses and a do'.en or
o wounded men. Tho polico saw tho
attack but mado no nrrcBts, claiming
ihoy woro too fow to copo with tho
uno.v pooled outbroak,
Tho work of riotinp and bloodshed
beznn tnis morning at 7 o'clock with
a wholesalo discharge of firearms in
two different sections of tho city.
At (5 o'clock last ovoniug, though judicial purposes. This taxi s
| The Acts of General Interest Passed
by the Third Asfembly.
;j. Provides for the levying of
spec'al taxes in various parts of
the territory t" provide t fund for
the payment « f the debts of the
original school township-.
ti. Compels railway companies
not h iving their right of way fenc-
ed io p y lor nil sti ck killed or in-
jured by 'heir trams without rc-
I gurd to'tiie question of negligence.
7. rrohlbits lite obstruction of
streets and high ways in any way,
il.sothe destruction of guide or
Provides the manner of re
moving c uniy attorneys and all
•tiier county otlici ils.
10. Kepe.tls the old libel law and
enacts a liberal and lair substitute
tnd m ikes libel a misdemeanor in-
tend of a felony.
11. Provides thut hereaftertaxost
.ball be paid in semi-annual in
stallinents, not later than the third
Monday in December or the third
Monday in June Parties miying
the whole year's taxes In Decem-
ber will receive a rebate of 2 per
cent, ami if the Ur.-t half be not
t*ai i in December the whole
amount becomes delinquent at
nice. When ta\- s become delin-
quent 2 per cent is added at once,
then I percent a month for three
months, 2 per cent a month for tin
-econd three m mths ami "> per cent
t month thereafter. The bill also
xtends the time for the payment
of tuxes due April 1 of this year to
August 1 in every county in tho
territory, unless the county com-
missioners of the county refuse to
allow this extension in their coun-
ty, in which ease these taxes shall
be due April I, lsM5.
1!>. Amends the statutes relating
to rape, making the age of consent
Id, and rape of i« u irI under I I rape
in the first degree; but requires the
liirl to prove that she was chaste
21. Hiquires county surveyors
to give $1,000 bond.
24. Relutes to the duties of road
VTsci-rs in working the roads,
providing th:it they shall work the
roads on the north and east side of
27. Relates to probate courts, re-
pealing sections 2, :i ami 4, art. 15,
chapter is, and enacting a substi-
tute greatly simplifying the pro-
cedure in probate courts by m ik-
ing it the same as iu justice courts
and abolishing the regular probate
28. Legalizes the divorces grant*
ed by probate judges and rendered
invalid by tho decision of the su-
88. Relates to revenue laws,
amending them so (hut all person-
al property iu unorganized coun-
ties and Indian reservations shall
tie assessed for tax it ion in the coun-
ties to which they are attached for
there was inlenso oxdtemont along
the levee nod many drunken men
were proton', there were no deeds of
violence. Tho police woro m issed in
the sixth precinct station and had re-
mained thero all night under com-
mand or acting Superintendent of Po-
lice . ohn Journee. Everything was
reported quiet and they woro hopeful
that everything would remain sr,
when thero came a message that sev-
eral men had been killed in frout of
attle iu the Indian reservation
41. Is aimed to prevent persons
from stealing and butchering stock
by compelling all persons butcher-
ing any cattle er sheep t i k< ep the
hides nve days in summer and ten
iu winter, so the owners of etnlcn
stock may have a chance to exam-
ine s.uue aud prove their owner-
48. Provides for the organization
if the territorial militia ami tixes
.'ackson square and that a icrr'ble riot tile salary of the adjutant general
was in progress. The police were at at f " 00 p'r aiinutn.
once hustled imo the patrol wnKons 57 H, no ils tint part of the old
n hurried away to tho swnool th.. wh>li for tlloilll
Uoublo Ihoy had h-iroly loft whon , j.rNnmih'iit of a man when attv
tprffeant Klcl.ard V, al.h la .-omman,! , r(, m ir ,h 1)mko I(,iui>ivlt ill
of tho procinct. heard a volloy of | louln^ l,t> was trying to .lofrnii.l
110. Provides that in any ca e
where a laborer, clerk, servant or
nurse Is compelled to sue to obtain
wages, they shall be allowed ju ig-
mentjalso for i ttO 'ney's lees, and
no property shall lie exempt from
judgment rendered for such servi-
128. Relates to fish and game. It
is unlawful to shoot deer, prairie
chickens, grouse, quail, wild tur-
key, sparrow, wren, martin or rttiy
like insectiverous bird, except that
iftiail, prairie chicken and wild tur-
key may be shot between Novem-
ber I and February 1, by a person
for bis own use. but not for sale;
and plover and doves between
August I and December 2)1. It is
unlawful to hunt, trap or (isli on
any man's premises without Ins
consent, and unlawful for any
transportation company to carry
game out of the territory. It is un-
lawful to take flsli by gig, spear,
seine, net or any other way except
by pole and Hue.
120. Changing the time of list-
ing property from February 1 to
I 'M. Provides for 'he •issessment
and taxation of all transient stocks
of goods arid other personal prop-
erty, requiring them to be at once
isted when brought into the terri-
tory and making the fax at once
due ami collectable, when any at-
tempt is made to move tho good*
away orsell at auction.
Amends tlie statutes rela-
tive to the tax levy in school dis-
tricts and the holding of school
meetings. It provides among oth-
er tilings that the school levy shall
not exceed 2 per cent anil the
school house shall not be over one-
half mile from tho center of the
lol. Allows administrators to
mortgage estates under certain
171. Is the civil rights bill, mak-
ing it a misdemeanor punishable
by a flue to make discriminations
against, any race, but still provid-
ing for separate schools for w hite
and colored children.
172. Provides fur tho establish-
ment of a soldier's home at Fort
100. (lives probate Judges juris-
diction iu all divorce cases.
191. Regulates the examination
and licensing of pharmacists.
200. Relates to the issuanco ot
bonds by school districts.
202. Apportions the territory in
COITNC II. BILLS.
1. Mogul ales foo< and salaries of
county officials nnd court expenses.
2. Fixes salary of county attorney
10. Defines tho duties Df police
judgos, giving them original jurisdic-
tion in all cases of misdemeanor.
24. Defines contempt of court nnd
providos lor ury trial in certain casos.
27. I'rovidos that no foes shall bo
due or domnndod by a public officer
until tho Borvlcoa for which such fees
aio chnrgoablo shall havo boon per-
Is ontltlod "An Act for the Hot-
ter Protection of Stocicraiscrs," nnd
makos tbo stealing of any horso, cow
or mule a felony puulshablo by Im-
prisonment in the ponltontiary from
ono to soven years.
68. i | tho legal rate of intorost
whore no rato h spocitlod at 7 per
cent anil repeals all usury laws.
72. Provides for the inspection of
oils and creatos tho offico of oil in-
71. Relates to the historical socloty,
makes it tho trustee of tho territory
for tho holding of books papers and
other historical matter to bo kopt at
tho Norman unlvorslty. and appropri-
ates fc>000 for the use of tho sooioty
in enring for its historical collection
for two yoars.
99. Constitutes tho governor, aud-
itor and secretary of the territory a
territorial board of equalization and
proscribes their duties and manner of
THE RACltETSTORE f|||) DrUg StOW,
For Dry Goods, ClotMng. Boots, Shoes,
THE CAUSES OF HARD TIMES.
I T n Conser, N
Washington, March 11.—The
majority of the special committee
of the bouse appointed to inquire
Into the causes of the prevailing
depression has prepared a report
iu which it says:
"It is unnecessary for Ihe com-
mittee to dwell upon the fact that |
agriculture is depressed in every |
branch of this important industry;
th tt values of land, unless under
exception illy rare conditions, have
depreciat- d steadily as the pur-
chasing power of a d«,liar lias in-
creased. Hut while the values o'jund many other articles too numerous to mention. Uivo us a call,
property owned by the American!
farmer has been decreased in
thirty years from nearly one-half
of the total wealth in 1800 to less
than one-fourth iu 1890, of which
80 per cent is now under mortgage,!
taxes have steadily increased, and
MOORE, HOWARD A YVAt,TERe, Proprietors.
Hats, Gents' Furnishing Goods, Notions. , Stationery, Paints, oils and Varnish.
He sure and call and see our wonderful XICKEL COUNTER. Over
100 different articles sold nt a uiekle. Wash pans 5c, machine oil 5c
hat racks ">e, large milk aud bread pans 6c, pair shears 5c, hammer 5c
THE RACKET STORE
WK&T OK POST OFFICE
F. P. PREUITT. President,
Tort Worth, Texas
OKLAHOMA AND TECUMSEH STAGE LINE
debts now requiro four times the
labor to pay tnein off. The pur-
chasing power of a dollar to secure
the farmers' laud aud products has
increased four-fold, while the
E^SMRTTSTNFSS mi T FGF
it IhisIiH (lUniniinK In S|>olW U U kj 11 N i_J U kj UU J J J J I J Vj 111,
almanac), iu New \ ork in 1H04 it
sold at 60 cents." |
Discussing the causes of the de-1 .Vow in its sixteenth year. I $ the only school in Texas thai
^r^nH8"^el,urt,t"!n11 of6 the* worst ytactos business by doing business. A full course of Telegraphy
character hk'-iiiiiI.uis the statute \frtc. ,\'o charges for night school. For elegant catalogue and spec
honks mi.I has Imm'h carried on to i/ncu of penmanship free, write to
the detriment of agriculture and
its dependent industries for thirty
years, culminating in the crime of
the age, the demonetization of sil-
ver in 1H78. Tbo demonotiz.itiOD I
of silver was a bold stroke in the | ,
interest of capital that has reduced
the value of every product in the
world. This is conclusively proved
by the laet that just as silver has
depreciated, in like proportion
have all other values fallen in tin*
scale Silver bullion today lias the S
capacity to purchase as much Huns daily except Sunday. Leaves Oklahoma City at 7.30 a. in. and
wheat, cotton, corn, perk ami land! arrives at Tecumseh at 0 i . m.j leaves Tecumseh at 7 c. in. and
and every other commodity it ever reaches Oklahoma City at 0 p. in.
had, therefore the depreciation of1 fbe only mail route that runs through the Kickapoo reservation (soon
the white metal simply means tie-1 to be opened to settlement.) Fare, $- one wav, or $3.60 for the luund
preciation of every article under trip. Good meal at relay stand.
the sun, with the single exception,
the gold of the shylock.
"The tariff system of taxation is I
not only unequal, but as for the
past thirty years administered in !
this country, is most unjust to the |
• ousuiucr, and has built up trusts,
combines and gigantic corpora-
tions that have not only amassed !
great wealth at the t xpenso of the j
people, hut have assumed to con-
trol and direct legislation so as to
perpetuate their power and gratify;
their greed. The tariff bears with
undue weight upon tho producer
of agricultural staples, as it forces
Idm not only to buy in the dearest
market, but to sell in opposition
with the world's lowest prices.
"The agricultural depres-i-.n is
•ugmented by the sale of futures
in our stock exchanges, where |
grain gamblers grow rich by farm-
nig the telegraph wires and selling
wind, while honest and industrious : NOTICE
toilers on the prairies reap the u„j office at oklahoma, o t.. ?
whirlwinds. Food adulterations January .1. 18U6 i
.<1.1 million* annually to th.. losses j n.Nm0X^«V«"^bil.w"n°oUch.'o,f'hi, ffiSSSi
of the farmer and compel llim to make Hual pnx>f in «u| i>nrt of hiaclnim. anil
meet in competition.the thief. To jK^"rL^okUo.^utJa^A'loi
these might be added other causes, viz.:
I,nt the principal ones to which the | fur, ,, .h.
agricultural depression and stag- ilor.iiwm qunn.-r-.t iectioni, luwnBhiiiO
nation in trade are duo havo been north ran*oi wet.
.. . i llo nnmoH the following witnciscs to proro
ClieU. hU conti'iuoux ro^itltnce upon ami cultivation
The remedy lies in remedial; of at.tiand
PRESCRIPTIONS OUR SPECIALTY.
We Solicit your patronage
T. L. NEAL, Registered Pharmacist in charge.
South Side, - -- -- -- -- Lexington, Oklahoma.
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable,
Iloraoi by the tlay or wook. Jf you want a riu or road horse coiao and gee at.
K. F. CAVETT.
SANTA FE LINE.
A New Night Train, RED EXPRESS, on this Road
Pullman Ttuffet Sleepers and Free Reclining Chair Cars.
Solid I'estibuled Train Between Galveston and St. Louis.
Quickest Time Between .Yorth and South Texas
W. S. KEENAN, G. P. A., Galveston, Texas.
l llli PUni,ICATION.
ed relief will not como permanent-
ly. To secure relief wo .->uirg«'st:
"I. That silvt r should beremon-
etized at the ratio of Hi to 1.
That so lomr as the present Ift
unjust and unequal system of pro- •'*
teetion continues agriculture j
should receive its just recognition,,
and as thisc n not l>o set ti ed by a
protective tariflT, that a bou tty on
exported agricultural staples
should be allowed similar to that
on fish iu 1H1 ;it and for which John
i<|o irt'«to i>rott«t nsain
HUi 11 reason, under the Inw
lationn of the In.erior i «• i ivrtm
wnI ihonld not ho allowcu, il
|il><irtiin*ty nt tho above mcTitioned tune
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
11. At. IilLLLY
Land Ofll;o at Oklahoma City, O. T.t)
Ft'hraarv 21 I89S. S
Notice is hereby given that th.' following
nnmol settler hit* tiled notice ot hi* intention to
make final proof in support of his claiiu. and
that said proof will lie mado before S. J.
Wilkin?, probate judge, on Ainy 8,1895, vis:
for the Houthcft't qnnrtcr of nection 35, towu-
sliip s north range 1 west.
)!«• nauiwj iho iulIouiiiK witiio«<i'? to pjtjvo
his continuous rcsi<lenco .upon and cullivati n
of siii'l Ian I, viz:
J. l> Mi Btoiiboekor. Charles At. Hobnnith,
A T. Al iri?. Al. V liobl-. all of I|nil, o. T
Any periun who desire* to protest against the
allowance of such pro f, rr who knows of any
of any substantial reason, under the law and the rrgn-
d the regu- j lationg of tlio Interior Uepartmnnt. why such
t. *hy surh I pro f should no: be allow* d, wilt bo given an
opportunity nt t!ie above mentioned time and
pliu-o t< cro<«>exauiine the witres^cs of said
claimant, and to • tT<-r cvidene* in rebuttal of
hat iubniittid by dai ait.
1$. Al. DILl.EY, Ilegiiter.
A PROSPEROUS HOME,
Husband. — "Why, it's just a year a^o tomorrow that wo were
Wife. — " So it ia • and, do you know, I am weiring the same pair cf
shoes that I was married in, and they arc not half wyrn out."
Husband. —" So am I."
Wife. — "Why, how strange. Mine wefe made by tho Hamilton
Brown Shoe Co., of St. Louis—.their Ladies' Hand Sewed."
, Husband. — "And mine arc their Men's fj.oo Shoe."
"Well, let's stick to them for shoemakers for the rest of our lives, for
their shoes wear as finely a3 they look."
For Sale by RAY h GROW, - - Lexington,
rt'buitnl of i
Provides for tho protection of
j trado marks and prohibits tho retain | Citihouii voted.
Consolidate J Notice for Publication.
Land Officii at Oklahoma. O. T., I
ru ry U. \*X> 1
Notice i« hereby given t
i NOTICE FOIl ITHMCAHON
lushed to tho see ti u. Among Iho
freight cars on tho levco between
I hiilip and I ir.it streets ho tound a
crowd of negroes. They surrounded
n dead companion. Tho mnn'ti head
whs covered with blood. Ilo had been
•hot in tho muoth. 'J ho m>gro was
liken to tho morgue at polico head-
qunrterik '1 hose who were al>out de-
elare he was crossing the levee when
a mob fired a volley into him. killing
su'd be prevented by law.
"4. That a national pure food)
law should be enacted."
A minority report is being pre-
i mako final
. a d thu sai
liittibNMi o. Th A i " i. i
CHARLES l\ tU:WKK
tbo southtait MunfTtsr of sect
l> 7 n range I west.
e mines tho following witne«i
continuous residence upon am
shots from tho direction of the lovoo [ tlieVn?
in front of the station. Tho morning .. , ,,
■«. o.iopUonally tojrity unj when !Ui '\rl,<",1° "'l ?! ,1 f ImT of "/ |,aU"" 1>"P "r boor botlle,
oriro&Dt Walsh henrd t a shooting ho ! ' i',.! i h, Illi , .T.M'". ,..','! by lho PubU?.
I ju^t ices iu hid ts on aceouut to Bums I iui. I'rovidos for tho adoption of
umh than 1100. children.
j t -. A men ;ls se't Inn 2(1, article I, j 11a, Authorizes tho territory and
j of chapter 18 relating to vendor*'! all countloa townships, cities, towns.
| lieu by providing that all purchase j villages and school districts to Issuo i iti« Third li>
nioiiey liens on real I'Htate hIuiII be 6 per eont twenty year bon is to tnke i ' . (il,,
I subject to the operation of tho re- up all legal warrant indobtodness. | ' 1,1 ' . iX « • , A's*
t-or.lii.K !• «. I 1:5. IVov do. ,'or tho o.tabll.hment Ihora wm moro boodle u.od In fui- M«w.
I 70. Milken tlio rule of intprc l of * #.cal agent lor tho turrilory ia IT'.h i i!"".!. 1 ih. rlin.'.wlng
..l. Ju,l|fii«-MH 7 |kt .. ..t where ti.. No. York elly. i 1 l"r<l M.ombly than In all lho other .
rati U 8|«dlle.I. I.ui where ,i rate H0. lVovulo, that .hero nv per- """"'bhe. combined, l.eet,-three -t
lust l.ee.i iM.iitriK-teU lor the iu.Iir .on .hall obtain good, or ,crvk.oi -nombers had thoir prico.
t the ft
Land OfGce at oklahom
. T ,
hereby given thut tho f.iilowlng
nnmo l soltlerhas flled notice of his inteuti.ni
to make final proof in support of his claim, iintl
ti.at sail rr°°f w'd be made before the
clerk «>f tho district court, at Norman, 0. T .
all of I.
PARKS M. WllITTlNUroV.
Jaines M. larb
When tho negro's body was romov-! nient shall benr tin
od tho serifeant and a atpiad of «tU - however to exceed
cors went up the levoo and found a :'"y ease.
mob of iWi mon armed with winches- 70. Helicals section 110, article s,
lor ri es and other guns. They chapter 07, ami Miction 17, articlo i.
marched along tho lovoo up to Mghth >f chapter Oil, and leaves the jury
street ana then back on Tciiopitonlas m justice courts jutlgcs of both law
street to Jackson and then disported j nnd fact
it Hi e rate, not , undor falso pretenses, or contract n
per cent in | dotit by fraud tho debt bocouies duo
and colloctablo at once.
Iralian oloetion law.
176. Ktnpowors tho governor to
contract for tho care of tho insano
It has been a commonly accepted f
fact that tho lato unlamonted logisln- ?hi|.7
turo produced legislation to order on I
It was jjonerally under tood that
laws wero mado to moa*uro while you
waiuvi provided tho customer could
THOMAS J. McClain.
I for the south. u t <j inrtor of section lit, town
, town- 1 ahii> H n rth rang.- I wost.
I II - numcs the following witnesses to prove
. prove i hi« eotitinu-u* r 'si.tei.ee upon and cultivation
tin ami cultivation of said land, vii:
' 0*ear Downs, J..hn C. Iiu«tel, William C.
W. Tharp._ Parks j Morgan, lieorgo K. I'owiu. all of Noble, o. T.
Any person who dosirca to protest against
the allowance of such proof, or who knows . f
any substantial reason, under tbe law and th;
lion jy, town- regulations of the Interior Dri artment, why
' sueh proof should noi heallowol, will be given
•«ts to prove an opportunity nt the above mentioned thnfe ami
ad cu'iitutioii pince to cro^s-esntnine the witnessea of aiid
• laimant. and 1<> n^er evidence in rebuttal of
oe, Ue..rgw W. that submitted by claimant
ting on, o. r. 1 U. M IMLLEY. Register.
The Farmer's Loyal Friend, Oklaho-
ma's Agricultural Fapcr,
• >\ill receive
The Oklahoma Farmer,
th«> only agricultural paper puhlitdied
and printed in Oklahoma, one year free
id tho deaf nnd dumb of the torri- -how a capability and a willingness to
ordlng to what socmod pro arrang-
Wl ilo this was going on tho vicini-
ty of the French market was in ox-
citotnenL The tronb o occurred on
lho leyeo at the lauding of tho Harri-
son lino of stoainshipa opposite tho ut'ti ion of jn veiiilt
.Jackson square, iu tho fog which
prevailed a mob of 100 armed mon
cot through the squads of tho polico
nnd opened fire on tho nogreos who
wero at work. Tho latter tied in tor
ror, some jumping into the river
Those who ran across tho lovoo in the
direction of tho square woro suboct-
od to a deadly volloy.
I ook where they would tho negroes
taw pistols and heard tho reports as
tho revolvers wore discharged. Kaoh
inan ran in a dl eront direction and
the poor dovils scorn.«n panic.stricken.
Those in tho crowd of whites who
wero not aru.ed with revolvers picked J"
up stones clubs and other iinprovis > -
i a .. t i .i i ponite in each
ed weapons and attacked tho crowd
of negroes. Kven tho most ventur i _ * "iistituteH
nome of tho blncks could not stand
this and they Hod. I or many min
ntos the firing continued on thu river
front and the polico seemed power.oms
to mnkc any move against tho mur-
derers thought it is said thero wns n
larger force on tho river front than
that of >esterday. Tho rioters wer>'
given full sway and they exereisol it
without flint. Not until every negro
had ed from tho rlvci fr nt aid lho
Si Provides for tlio creation
end maintenance of union graded
schools by two or more districts.
80. Makes provision* for the
care ami < m tody of incorrigible
youth ami (lit* puuNhment ami etl-
*7. Amends the agricultural col-
lege act by providing for a hoard
of nine regent*, not mnro than
three of any political party, three
practical agriculturists ami thn >
practical hortlculturials, and mi-
ti rely reorgaiiiKes the method of
managing tho atfairs of tho college.
0*. Provides that county com-
ml**loner* can send not more than ! 'hat he
tory, for a period of tbroo years.
5. Allows any person to prefer
ccrtaln creditors by giving real or
chattel mortgage* or by transferring
property in good faith.
\V a ** 111 ndton, March 11.—Secre-
tary Morion sriys there will be no
distribution of lectin to droutli suf-
ferers in Oklahoma, Kansas and
oilier states, although both houses
adopted an amendment to the «un-
• 11y civil bill api ropriating IKHI
for that | iir| < !* •. According to
Secretary Morton Mr. Cleveland
notified iho conference committer
• the hill if
four Iih' itual drunkard
Kecley institute for cure of drink
habit each year, application to be
made by families or friends of th?
purlieu Mild the county not to be
y nwrc tliau #I(X) ex-
white men desist.
GiTURiK. Msr h 1— llepuiy I'nK-
ed States Varshnl M. A. lonson camo
in yosl.-rday from I locoln county
with l-mma I'rlggs who is charged
with uttering nnd passing counterfoil
money of tho denominations of fl and
i 0 cents. Tho culprit has been trav-
eling and co oporating with a confed-
erate nam ed I rank Christy llas
alias Hay mend,
placed io tho I'ottawalc
few days ago nnd is not
oral all. Mirs I'rlggs
tendor girl who has bee
company. Tho ottieer
have mado a valuable catoh
A tramp was arretted in
for begging mools and seui
had ^i.</> In e«sh in his poc
hank book showing ho had
nle countr. a
In the fod
s said to be a
i led in hid
I iinice at Oklah
bruary 2, I1*
ia hereby given thai the folloxinK
to mak - ii ii a I ^r of in su|>|mjH of his claim, and
that said proof will be made bof
Inn-1 ..ftlce at Oklahu
April 12, lK9ft,
JOHN h. UAHNKc
rthoMst quarter section It, townshif
t>h a. Ingrain. « illiam
arks M. Whitting
WILLI ^ M M. !>:• KM,
I tho northwost <iuart
.1. tun nsntp 1 n range I
W. Thar|.. Kdwt
KPWIN .1A Kit
upon and cultivati
I. T. U
R. Ingram, J. L.
h a. Ingrs n. J >hn
li-rlhelaw atxl the
f the Interior liepariment
liouU ii"t bo allowed, will be gi
ir at he
I place t
Ii. *1. P1LLLY, Itogitti
W I'll A It 1
Notice i< hereby gi%
tiler has Sled notice or h
ke final , ..
at oklahoma City.
U-ril 2o, I
?F.TKIt RAHTII0LK r
qga/te< of sect!
KI*II It. INtIR
.1 atiics A hi
ills ll but did
tho rain w
known as tho
There are fourteen l>r.
in Ihe territory, will
iucts yet to Ju
f bet w
and l x x
nr mouths >t-t.
W i lls, (
I I.LKY, II
I auditor and secretary
railway ssseswors to
property uf all railway
i ielenhoiie Mild telecraph conipanii
i doing business iu the territory.
HM Provides fin* the calling t
! county se tt eieetions in any ron
in tlic territory in the fall of I
upon petition of two-thirds of
li g il voters In tho county.
110. Fixe* the compensation
j tow nship ssaessors giving Ibeiu
per nay the per diem not to t v .
lid; iu case the work lakt
Ilia i this they are to rect
per linmlred lists.
112, K dates to dirties o
i commission! rs and proliiii
eontraellug debts for any
; levic I f«-r county purposes for tin
current y ar ami any amount U
j *liei| for indebtedness in exce s oi
that amount sh.ill not ho a chargi
ng<iln«t Hi" enniitv, but m ty be col.
lected by the holder io civil acti
against th<( county commission*
or their bondtnncn.
| III Pi
not more than tlirco
erai territorial puri
l mill for territorial >
t one-half mill for leri
> *>ity. ftml not to excei
provision remained in it, ami it was
[therefore surreptitiously rtrlcken
out, a thing which the conferrefs
j 'dearly ha l no rlyht to do, as both
| houses had agreed to it, but never-
iMmi it WAS done.
I W^nnkwooiv I. T., Match 10.—
! Ono of tho finest rains that has viaitod
| this section for sovoral months full
bore this morning. A small qnnntity
; of hail foi
produce tho prico
During his sixty days' rosidenco in
tho city Keprosentatlvo Posteu accu-
mulated td.\ty .a s ono jsg per day
Thoso cost in tho agtrrognto i.> cents
Tho lobby paid tho bills I'oslon was
a valued member of tho houso.
Tho Avoca correspondent
Tecumseh Momocrat says:
An ntlian camo to Avoca a short
tlmo a^o in i)uest of wbisky. He hap-
penod to go to tho postottico and rap
on the door, and the court issued a
warrant for an Indian and ordorod tlio
oonstatdo to catch hi in, and of course
ho caught the first Indian ho found
and yanked poor I o in tho proscnoo
of his ma esty. charged with robbing
tho pottortice. Tho poor follow pro
tostod his innoconco the host ho could,
for he could speak our languugo but
vory little, llo told the court ho wns
not iu town that night, but tho court
fined him $7.60 just lho same. We
learned since thut ho Is a Sorni-
ono ot John Frown's l.lgbt
□mon, and captain, so you will
of this later on. 1 hud rather t e
i) at Avoca than president of s
81m of pags, ii by ;it| inches.
Elaborate Cover In Gold and Colors,
Highly PnnmeL d Paper.
EVERY PERSON SENDING.
$1 for one year's subscription to the
CLEVELAND COUNTY LEADER
this HnnKnmr On* pollsr nook,
ri| tlon do«i not i-ij>lro lor scvrrsl
>our paper will l o set lor ward
nntonts of thn srt ssrlcs of vlows
ivc reforred to consists of n scl<«<5-
i «it ma ri rot a pliotoKraptiio
toducUoas ot th*'( oltimhinn At*
. It < ii. and Is Invaiusbio si well .is
OLD OnOHKH 101 SUKtfi'BIJS
Should tank us this orrt
of hook st;<
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