Perry Enterprise-Times. (Perry, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 181, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 3, 1896 Page: 1 of 4
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Official Paper of Noble County and City of Perry—Published Daily.
PERRY, NOBLE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DEC. 3,1890.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCERS.
At Their New Place of Business,
Corner 6th and 0 Sts. Perry, Oklahoma.
They Are Now Fully Prepared
With a large increased stock and
facilities to supply their customers
with Groceries of the VERY BEST
GRADES and at th® LOWEST
Their Jobbing Department
STRONG MESSAGE CON-
CRISIS HAS BEEN REACHED.
.Mr. Cleveland Nald to lie 1'reparlng to
Duplicate 111* Venezuelan Action
l'n let* General Weyler Shall
Soon It est tore Order—St. Jo-
seph Hermits for the
Washington, Dec. 3.—A crisis in the
affairs of Cuba is rapidly approaching
ami there is every reason to believe
that President Cleveland has decided
on action which will startle the coun-
try almost as much us his famous mes-
sage on Venezuela, although the ex-
act time of the announcement depends
somewhat on future operations in
Cuba. By this action the president
Is well stocked with a full supply of
goods, which thev will furnish to the wiU not previous policy in
° 4 . -l n M| i . , rti_ • regard, to Spain and Cuba in any re-
retail trade of Oklahoma,, at Chicago, -
Kansas City or Wichita prices.
Purchasing Goods in Large Quantities
FOR THEIR WllOLESALK TRADE ENABLES THEM TO
SAVE MUCH IN FREIGHTS WHICH THEY GIVE TO THE
RETAIL CUSTOMERS BY MAKING PRICES LOWER THAN
THEIR COMPETITORS. A< the matter of price now-a-day
is the major question to be considered by consumers in pur-
chasing, it will foe well to patronize
You Will Always be Satisfied.
And Pleased by Doing Business With
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCERS,
Corner 6th & C Sts., Perry, 0. T.
PERRY MILL COMPANY,
UEST EQUIPPED MILL IN THE TERRITORY.
Capacity 500 Barrels.
Export and jobbing orders solicited S|>ecial attention to home
O. K. COAL
McAllster, Wler City INo. 6, Can-
non City and Pledmon Smithing.
Corner 6th and B.
FREE DELIVERY IN THE CITY.
gurd. but will simply carry it out to
its logical conclusion, which is a
direct and open threat of active
intervention on the part of the
United States to secure peace on
the islaud, whether by the nde-
pcndence of the patriots or by volun-
tary action on the part of Spain.
From three different sources the policy
partially agreed upon between Secre-
tary < Jlney and President Cleveland was
learned, and the reports in each case
tallied with surprising unanimity. A
definite and somewhat startling an-
nouncement on the Cuban question
will be made to Congress, either in the
regular annual message or in the sup-
plementary communication, as was the
ease i'i dealing with the Venezuelan
question. Minister Dupuy de Lome of
the Spanish legation has been fully ad-
vised of the impending announcement
and he accepts what is in effect an
ultimatum. >>elieving that Spain will be
able to prevent action ou the part of
the I nited States by the success of
Weyler'a operations in Cuba. The pol-
icy to be adopted is scarcly a matter of
doubt any longer, and unless there
should be some sudden changes ia.it/-
fairs iu the island through the success
or failure of Wtyler's campaign, the
issue will soon Is* sharply drawn be-
tween this country and Spain.
St. .foftepli Recruit* for Cnba.
St. Joseph. Mo., Dec. 3.—T has de-
veloped that there has been ar enlist-
ment of 150 men for the Crbn army
and that others are expected to join
them when means of transportation
have been properly arranged for by
the Cuban junta in New York. The
man who has been active in securing
this number for the cause of Cuba is
l)avid licrensberg. at one time a lieu-
tenant in the regular I'nlted States
army, and prior to that a soldier in
the German army during the Franco-
Prussian war. At the present time he
holds a commission as captain of a
company of state militia here. He is
a member of the police force of this
city and the drill master of the force.
A numU-r of his old ass the
regular army are down ind
ail of them expect so< serving
under the Cuban flag.
GEO. A. MASTER'S COAL CO.
Genuine McAHster Coal*
Delivered to any part of the city free.
NOTICE TO CLAIM OWNERS.
We are cx| ectinjj nome CASH BUYhRS tor claim* IH R*
INfi I UK NKXT SIXTY PAYS. If you want to sell
LIST YOUR PROPERTY AT ONCE.
Have a tew good farm* in ea*t« rn Kan*a* to exchange for
chnire claim*, Also have anrnfl Choice Stock* of Merchandise
to exchange for Deeded Land*, Good $.1,500 farm lor choice
tock of l)riitf*. Bum Mm and Residence property for Land,
Good Hotel, we'l furnished, for *ale cheap or exchange for
farm property If you want anything in our line write u*.
W. N. CAMPBELL# CO.,
Evadi Block, tarry, OkU.
Work Ifeekon Riot on*.
TitrvTojr. N. J.. Dec. 3.—'This morn-
ing hundreds of men out of work con-
gregated at the new reservoir site
hoping to get employment. Among
the crowd were many Hungarians and
Ital ans, and these the other workmen
tried to drive away. This attempt
w its resisted and one Italian named
Saivutor drew a revolver and tire 1
eral shots into the crowd. one man
was wounded in the side and arm. His
condition is con si I e red serious. An-
other, William Lennox, was shot in
the arm. Salvator wus arretted.
THE BADGE OF COURAGE.
Worn In Obscurity and Ultera Callings
w by "Mark Cromwell."
Washington, Pec. 3.—A medal of
honor has been awarded to John S.
Durham of Kansas City, Kan., late
sergeant company F, first Wisconsin
infantry volunteers, for distinguished
gallantry in action at the battle of
Perryville, Ky., October 8, 1802.
Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 3.—There is
not a man in Kansas City, Kan., that
knows John S. Durham.- There is not
a man that docs not know Mark Crom-
well. Hut Mark Cromwell is John S.
Durham and has been ever since the
war. Since October 8,1802,when at Per-
ryville he carried on a stricken field
and in the storm of a belching battery
the tattered ternnantof his regimental
flag to safety and honor he has been
a man of divers callings and one
to whom fortune was not always kind.
Soldier, theatrical manager, comedian,
playwright and "strong man" in a cir-
cus whose marvels are now but a le-
gendary memory, these are but part of
the characters borne in the shifting
scenes of life by Mark Cromwell—a
hero of the war and a citizen of
Ask in Kaunas City, Kan., for Mark
Cromwell and -ny 1 e of them would
poir out a rather portly built man in
a long skirted black Prince Albert
coat and silk hat with a pair of nose
glasses deftly balanced across his ear.
Over his left eye can be seen to this
day the scar caused by a wound he re-
ceived on the day he earned the medal
he has just received.
He was l>orn in New York in 1843.
He ran away from home when 7 years
old and was adopted by a showman
named Stahl. who changed his name
from John S. Durham to Mark
<*nld Democratic Expense Account.
Topeka, Kan.. Dec. 3.—According
to C e sworn statement of Treasurer
Lantry, of the state committee, the
gold Democratic votes at the recent
election cost 81.25 each. The commit-
tee spent $1*.>47 to secure 1.194 votes.
The report shows that $300 was spent
for postage. This would make a)x>ut
thirteen letters to each voter. The
national committee furnished 81.100 to
the state committee, while the volun-
tary contributions from administration
Democrats in Kansas amounted to
Heavy Snow In New York.
Syracuse, N. Y.. Dec. 3.—Dispatches
fr in Nor* hern New York report «1
he* **y snow storm with freezing winds.
At Mannsville. Jefferson county, snow
has fallen to the depth of nearly two
feet since Sunday night. At Pulaski
five inches of snow fell Monday night.
At Oswego there is four or five inches.
At Lowville. Lewis county, from
twelve to fifteen inches of snow has
fallen since Monday night and the
storm is unabated. At Carthage there
is four inches of snow.
Indianapolis, Ind , lK*c. 3.—William
D. lJynum, chairman of the National
DemoceMic committee, who has been
in the East ten davs conferring with
leadin .* men in the party, returned
home la t evening and announced that
he had ealU d a meeting of the execu-
tive committee of the party for this
city. December 10. From all over
there has come a demand that the or-
ganization be made permanent and
remain in fighting trim.
(razed l y Poll Ilea.
GrrifHiK, Ok., Dec. 3.—Judge W. L.
CunditT, one of the mo.it prominent
la* yers of Enid. was taken to the
Normal insane asvlutn yesterday. He
i* crazy over politic*. CunditT is a
,al friend of \\. J,
NO BREAK IN 1 IS JUL
CHIPPEWA FALLS, WIS., IN
MAY BE OVERWHELMED.
The Klver Killing Steadily Again—Dyna*
mile of No Avail Mo I" r- - Merchants
and HoiiMcliolder.. Forced to Move
Their (toodi*—limine-* Sus-
pended—Waiting r« r tUe
Worst to Come.
Chippewa Falls, Wis., Dec. 3.—
About 3 o'clock this morning the water
began to rise rapidly a/ain and inside
of four hours an additional rise of
eighteen inches had been registered.
The river at 10 o'clock was twenty-four
feet high and rising. The Spring
street merchants who ha 1 stored their
goods in sceond Hoors determined to
take no chances and everything was
moved to-day and by night there will
not be a dollar's worth of material re-
maining. Business has be n aban-
doned and hundreds of people are anx-
iously waiting the lloo I. Experts be-
lieve that the gorge will soon become
anchored to the bottom of the river
and the river must flow out around it.
Its natural course in this event lies
directly behind the town.
Three thousand pounds of dynamite
arrived thi3 morning, and men have
been at work at various points along
the river, but all attempts to break the
gorge have so lar failed.
All of the buildings on River street
are to-day Hooded to the second story,
and the formation of ice around them
is doing serious damage to the struc-
tures. The Central depot is under
three feet of water and will probably
be carried away before night. The
Milwaukee freight depot is in a similar
situation and the coal sheds near by
have been wrecked by the ice.
A report reached here this morning
that the gorge at Little Falls dam,
eighteen miles above the city, had
broken, permitting a rush of water
upon the town, but Manager Irvine of
the Chippewa Lumber company dis-
credits the story.
Fifty of the largest business firms
have abandoned their structures en-
tirely ami every resident has made
preparations to seek a place of safety
in case the worst occurs. An estimate
of the damage already done in this
place and the rich farming -country
about it cannot be made, but it is be-
lieved it has already reached hundreds
of thousands of dollars.
Dukanh. Wis., Dec. 2.—The iee gorge
below here forced the water within
four feet of the great 1**4 flood h'ight
last night, tilling cellars and ov. rOow-
ing the lower streets. The ice has
closed in and the line of formation is a
mile aln ve the city. The river has
fallen below Hound Hill, where the
gorge has broken.
Chairman Cannon Out linen the Proliablo
Course of the Ifousr.
Washington, Dee. 3.—The sub-com-
mittee on the legislative bill of the
House appropriations committee had a
long conference with the civil service
commissioners yesterday. Chairman
Cannon said: "Throngh the courtesy
of the treasury department the com-
mittee on appropriations has on hand
advance copies of the estimate*
covering all the bills over
which the committee has juris-
diction. The committee will no
doubt make considerable progress in
analyzing these statements before Con-
gress meets on next Monday. It would
not be proper for me to speak at this
time of the details of any of these esti-
mates, but. as published recently, the
estimates for fortifications amount to
something more than 815,000.000. At
the last session of Congress there was
an important departure from the meth-
ods of appropriations for fortifications
by giving the secretary of war author-
ity to enter into contracts for material
and labor for the construction of guu
and mcrtar batteries at the important
ports of our seacoast to the exteut of
82.500.000. Just what the department
has done in the way of acting under
this authority has not yet been devel-
oped. The committee possibly will be
enabled to have the pension appropri-
ation bill ready to report to the House
on the first or second day of the ses-
sion. They expect to have the legis-
lative bill in condition to report by the
middle or last of the first week of con-
"What in your judgment, will be the
policy of the committee touching lib-
eral appropriations for the public
"It is perfectly well understood that
the revenues received by the govern-
ment are not equal to the expenditure*
and that the deficit has been and is
being paid from the proceeds of money
borrowed at interest. Keeping this
condition in view, in my judgment.
Congress will provide for appropria-
te ns for au executive public service,
taking care, however, to avoid ex-
tra vagAlice and limiting appropriations
to conduct the government economic-
COAL TRUST WILL STAND.
personal rit' iid in .1. Ilrvnn, and
nominHteil llrvan fur congress the
first tlrao. Ten day* ago hu returned
from Nebraska. having .tumped that
state for the .liver candidate. 11m
condition is dangerous.
Ki ll Into Hiilln* Ur«l.
ft. I.I If i., Mo., Pec 1—John Abel,
j a workman at the Nelaon Morri.
ilreMi'il beef work., urn horribly
| burned while at work yesterday. 'I hi
; flesh on the right leg win par-bolted.
Abel tripped mi the greasy floor In tliu
rendering room and fell Into a vut of
' boiling grease.
■imiilHl itrii.r. forced to Tramp.
AtcmimiW, Kan., IVo. 1. — Kotiert
Voting. John II. Welsh, I*. Nlallcy,
Jim.'* Marshall, John Ward and Itlch-
aid Hunter, member* of a theatrical
troupe whlcii recently stranded at
t.Hindi IllutTs, Iowa, arrived here Inst
night almost exhausted, having be-
eoine lost while walking from Nt.
Joseph In \tchison Monday night.
They slept In th- trump quartern at
the pollee Mellon here laat night, and |
hail t work an boar on the rock pile I *" «■•*•'•• «* "•
this morning Then they continued i llHtiklUTI. Ohio, Ike, I The < ln>
■ hi their way to kansas i'lty. I clnnatl rhainhar of commerce passed a
i res.,lull,hi |M*tltli.lllltg congress to
Ha.t n«t Hraw. ar l.ead. create a new cabinet position, that ot
W Milium™.. !) #. *. -Nrcretarr far- eotnmativ anil manufactures, to lie
lisle has Issued an order that tin mas- ! presided over by a secretary.
Tli. Hank, of Kan.li,
Tomcka. Kiiii.. Ik'e. J. The biennial
report of th i slate bank eommls.loner
will la- delivered to Uovernor Morrill
to-day. According to It. the bank* of
Kansas are in lietter condition to-day
llian at anv time before since the in„mil
What Morrill and If nlr I'atl In th. !.«!
Campaign —I.eeriy's t'laa*.
Topfka, Kan., Dec. 3. — tiovernor
Morrill has made a statement, of his
campaign expenses as provided by law.
It consists of two items—t ~.V) paid to
the state central committee and Kl iS
paid for Incidentals.
Governor-elect !,cedy has also made
a statement o' his expenses as follow.:
I'opuli.t state commit I. e. fr *i; Topeka
llrvau and I.c dj club, J" railroad
fares, J:iii7.su; hotel and livery, till
Total, S.-ilMi. •>.
iiovernor-elect Leedy came to To-
peka at noon und returned to Law-
rence ou the next train. lie said lie
had come to tind quarter, a ,d that lie
would be here Friday to slay, lie ha.
made no appointment, other then that
of K. C. Little to lie his private secre-
A Cel In
Kan.a. f'ttr, Mo., l oc. 1.—The
Fowler I'acklng coi.ifany has an-
nounced that January 1 i eut of 1U lair
cent In the wii - sot some of Its em-
ployes will Is- mit Into elTeijt. The
cut, however, will anply to the men In
the offices, tin- fotenien and theoll'eers
of the company, and not to the men
employed in tin- various departmenta
of the packing house.
nry employe whose duly It I. •
become to act or make any r .e
dalioti In r g rd to auy o«>irr i ,
shall l«irr>iw, lend or Ind irae In
transaction af *«tlng an* otli. r
ptiivr. and that e>,.tan debt rein
shall la* caneeladaa s.atn a. pra> ilea-
hie. bill thai ma.iial heneltt asa>a<la-
Hons, not Intended to evade th# order,
are not aimed at, IHamlaaal la the
Nr. Heeeher aatterlaa rtMB a fall.
Nrw Yotm. Ive, Mra. Henry
Ward Ik echer Wen! H her daughter *
hnwtc at Stamford, i onw,. for a Thanks-
giving vlalt. and a faw day. ago fell,
iat ri.ing from bed h r head vkdently
•trlking the Hoor f h la improving,
hut «nne time muat elapae before she
ran return to her homa In B «oh1vn
Tra.l MeeUe. I Itlawtve.
Tnt:NroV N. J . IVc 1. -The Amer
lean Kanllarv aw«.«'lal!on, composed of
foil 'een potterle. In the ('lilted Male,
ctu'hifcit lii the manufacture of sanl
lary ware..met here yesterday and de-
i iiled lo dissolve.
I.mlge Waal, ftathla*.
WA.Niaaroa, Ikpe Senator Lodge
of MaMsehUselts .aid there uas no
place in Ihe gift of the I'resl.ienl that
would tempt hlin to give Hp Ih.- j.isl-
lion of nenalor from Masaaehtis. lt*
t'aaaaa t .i .t tttaate, mil
*\ ,.nimto*. |t e j -l nlled atalea
•euabrt' t'annon of I'tah announce*
i that lie .Vlll vote and woek etfalnst the
| li nen.- lirlS hill
Aa Hid Man Hilled Wllk aa %(.
Mr Loi is, Mo , Dm i In Kast Nt.
I^iuis this aftcrniHin t'hrlstopher Lud-
wig, aired *; years, and Harry
Kehmelarr, airi-d '.'* years, engagitl In a
quarrel when Mitncl«er struck Lud'
wig on the head with an an, killing
him Instantly. MchmcUer esca|h'il and
I hlef i ancy and a |aia*e are In hot pur-
realm I,lula Metier,
Tortht, Kan, IVe. 1.—ritimat
Thomas I' Fenlon of t.eavenworlh.
who was Stricken with paralvsia hera
yesterdiy. passed a had night l*M
nlglil. and to-day I* little bailer Ha
ean talk and ti«c hi* limb*, but only
feehlv The phvsletan*. Iinwevar, sav
thai he will re.nver.
Aa •> nanmleall, madaeled t-ampaiaa
|,r ,vr*wontn. ban . Ive, i Tha
ehalrman of ihe IVople* parlv foe tha
flr*i indicia' district ha* reported thai
ha rei-elved nothing and spenl M eeata
for pantage diirltig Ihe campaign.
Anthracite Healers W«*ll Satisfied With
New Yonk, Dec. 3.—The agreement
entered into February 1 last by the
presidents of the anthracite coal min-
ing and carrying companies at the in-
stance of a powerful financial syndi-
cate will expire nominally on January
1, but at the time of the agreement it
was arranged that the contract should
ruu on subject to thirty days' notice
from nny interest. There is the best
authority for the statement that ro
notice of withdrawal has been filed
and that none will be.
(irorsis' Associations Nsjr Cnlte.
St. Loris. Mo.. Dec. Representa-
tives of th# Wholesale Olrocers' asso-
ciations of several states arrived here
this morning to attend a meeting with
represent at i .*«s of the Missouri asso-
ciation. \bout three years ago at the
wSolesal* grocers' banquet here, con-
solidation of the different state asso-
ciations was discussed snd negotiations
were entered into to that end. and it ia
believed that to-day's conference will
complete* the unimr
An Aet of C harlty Uy the President-
Boston, Mass . Dec. 1.— A few weeks
ago tire destroyed the cabin of "Daddy"
llrun, a hermit fisherman in the Gray
Gables noight>orhood. IIia leaae ex-
pired with the destruction of the
Swelling, and though friends raised
inoncy for him to rebuild he could not
find a aite, so ho wrote to President
Cleveland and was given leave to erect
a cabin on the (iray Gables estate, ail
rights to revert at his death
Wlnnar l and Sold.
Lihkhty. Mo., D'e. 1—The Winner
laud, about 'J,: n u< res, was sold her#
to*day by Special Master Daniel B.
Hglinus. It was tiist sold in |>areels
amounting to Si4.r>o*> and then as %
whole forll&.oMj. It was bid In by
Johu M. Fox for the bond holders The
sale w.i* attends I by Theodore C.
Hat*** ani other representatives of the
North :.ido Laud uud Mortgage com-
OvttiauiUfs Indifferent to Armenians.
Nk* YoHK, IVo. J.—A thousand In-
vitations were sent to leading resident*
to attend a but '.ale at Itoyt's theater
yesterday for an entertainment ttoceia*
tier lo for d 'stltute Armenians. When
Chaunoey M D«mh«w. who was tn pf®-
side, arrived, he found thirteen per*
•uns, mos ly Armenlana. there. Ila
espres« «d ti«toiti«intettt ami indett*
nltely |M^tiH ned the sale
The Wire ft all Trast IHwIiii
Nrw Von*. Dee, , -At a meeting of
the Wire M U Manufseturera' aaauelft*
lion It waa Mted to dtssole* the (trfMi*
Katlon John II Tsrlta. treasurer <tf
the asonelatUm. said its stairs
he wound at «inee. A new ear«l n#
"eitras" was a lopted hv the ntanefae
tnrers in order to ertniortn. sn tar M
puss)hie. h% th# dea rea ni the r*t*U
Aa Isea w erit« fatal fa ti
lt *n N I—W i W#f-
fm. then* o# ri reoeth e^nntv. wta
found dead ht the aide ttf the rallmti
trteh between *Uffilt and IdNaafa t^
dsr Msrhs \n the Mittw show thai he
♦efl «w was h**ehed ¥hm A tttl# Tilt
•« w wat and Hrtitsett ht sitdinf
on tha r*n^4and fhUH
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