The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 25, Ed. 1 Friday, March 16, 1894 Page: 3 of 8
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can«><l from tlie Four Corner* of
• he World and Conden etl in Short
Paragraphs for the c onvenienee of
Five New York indicted election in-
spectors have jumped their bail and
skipped out. e
2 The work of preparing for publiea-
tion data relating to the naval war
records is about completed.
The reports of the deportments of
agriculture la Kansas in regard to the
wheat crop are all eucouraging.
A dispatch to tin' London Times
from Odessa says that severe earth-
quakes r o occurred in the southern
part 01 Russia.
Comptroller Eckels lias issued a call
for statements of the condition of na-
tional J:an!;s at the close of busincfc-s
on February 'J8.
Senator Stewart on Tuesday intro-
duced an amendment to the Ihand
seigniorage bill providing for the l'ree
coinage of silver.
Rev. .John A. Paddock, bishop of T a-
coma, died Sunday night at Miramar.
Cal., after an illness of several days
caused by paralysis*
The l)e Soto, Mo., postofllce was
burglarized Monday night. The safe
was blown open and S'.'.'.O in money
and 51.70D in stamps were taken.
The Dolphin Manufacturing compa-
ny's jute mills in Patterson, N. •!..
have closed down indefinitely, throw-
ing 800 people out of employment.
Mi*k. Alice S. Ireland of Cincinnati,
a bride of six weeks, because her
mother, Mrs Sellew had pot treated
her well, committed suicide.
A treaty between Spain and Morocco
was signed Tuesday, (ieneral Mar-
tinet i ampos, the Spanish commander.
Iu# Morocco started for Mazagan to-
/it Creelev, Col., Alvin Robinson,
while riding a race in the driving park
Saturday was thrown by his horse.
His head was so badly injured that he
is not expected to live.
Mi*. !•'.! ir.a Davis, of San Francisco,
familiarly known as "Old Aunt Eliza,
is dead. She lived 103 years 1 months
and IS days. She was a mulatto and
. was born a slave October 13, 1700'.
Captain A. ''ramer, for many years
master of the Kansas City union do
pot. died of Bright's disease at Chil'i-
cotlie. Mo., Saturday morning. He
was well known to travelers all over
A suit for foreclosure for $410,000
and interest, for the appointment of a
receiver, an 1 for the sale of Amos
Whitely & Co.'s big wheat reaper
plant at Springfield. O.. has been tiled
in court by mortgage holders.
The steamers Elektra and Orion L
collided near Cape Promontore. One
man was killed and three fatally in-
jured. The Orion L was from Rio Ja-
neiro for tries* \ The Elektra was
beach ' I and the rion L proceeded on
her way. *
The operation ot ' shoe factory in
the Iowa state piison . 1 ort Madison
was discontinued Saturday. The rea-
son givap by the contractors i^, that
the work of the convicts was unsatis-
factory. and that it was difficult to
market the goods.
A wick Ylu«ltcut«d Everywhere.
St. Louis, March 12. - -.lodgement was
rendered yesterday in favor of Dr.
Amiek. of Cincinnati. agai:i>t the St.
Louis Clinique. This medical jourpa!
questioned the merits , f his treatan uy
for consumption which many physi-
e ans here say is the only cr.ro for this
disease. Amick keeps his formula to
himself and s ends free, medicines prov-
ing to the consumptive he can be
enred. All this is against the medical
code, hence the attack and vindication.
Nikewashetonget is ch?ef of the
Osages. lie was chopping wood the
other day and cut off the rest of his
name by accident,
Five hundred and fifty men and
boys engaged in a circle hunt :n Chey-
enne county one day last week. T he
INDIAN AND OKLAHOMA TER'S.
CREEK INDIAN LAND OWNERS.
Robert A Primus..
DOING EUROPE CHEAPLY.
Over Cue 31
Acre« Controlled t>y
Satch was a solitary wolf.
The C.uthrio correspondent of the
Associated Press has been so busy on
other matters that nobody bus been
frozen in the strip this week.
,,The reicstag committee, which has
been considering the Uu. so-Herman
commercial treaty, passed that meas-
ure Thursday by a vote of 10 to ?.
M. Timirjaseph, the Russian pleni-
potentiary, in his recent negot at ions
for a Russo tierman commercial treaty
left St. Petersburg Saturday en route
An anti-missionary riot has taken
place at lluehow, Cbiua, in the prov-
ince of Che-Kiang. The mis-i■•paries
stood tirui anil the rioters tinally with-
drew. There was no blood shed.
The Anglo-Ameriean Telegraph
company was advised by the Eastern
Telegraph company Saturday after-
noon that Rahia was asrain open for
the exterior messages written in plain
Rev. Dr. Henry Veshiagc, for thirty
years pastor of the Reformed church
at Irvington, N. V., died at 11ihome
late Sunday night. Dr. Veshiage had
been grand master of the l'ree Masons
in New Jersey.
The relchstag committee having the
Russo-Oerman commercial treaty un-
der consideration adopted '1 hursdvy
the clause reserving to either govern-
ment the right of fixing transportation
charges on its own railroads.
The new cruiser Montgomery camr
into the hands of the government
Tuesday. She will be sent to Norfolk
in a few days to be fitted out., and it
is hoped she will be ready for commis-
sion about the middle of the month.
William Bell, the colored valet, who
was charged with the larceny of $118
left in the clothes of an actor, William
11. Crane, who had given them to Bell
to have them cleaned, was Tuesday
sentenced to five years in the state
A camp of sixty men near White
Bircli, working for the Lake .superior
Lumber company, struck Saturday.
The strike was on account of a dis-
like for the cook and the board he
served, lie was chased several mites
thrqpgh the snow by the angry men,
but linally escaped.
J. T. Long, of Lane, Kan., passed
through Kansas City, Saturday with
fifteen families from Mayville, Ky.,
who are going to locate in Miami and
Franklin counties, Kan. During the
last two years Mr. Long has located
about 100 families in Kansas, who are
now raising tobacco.
By the Cnited States census of 1800
the Indian population of the Creek
Nation was 0,9J1, says the St. Louis
There were also, according to the
same authority, 5 34l negroes entitled
to nil the rights and privileges of the
Indians. To these lf>,0(0 citizens the
government of the 1 nited States has
guaranteed the use iii common of
030,000 acres of land. But as a mat-
ter of fact the 3.030,000 acres arc not
held "in common" by those who are
entitled to them. Over one-third of it
is absolutely controlled, and for prac-
tical purposes is owned outright by 10 i>rot,ds and
individuals and jjrms; or. to b< < xact. t, , ;
Total acres 1,0??.216
Of course, the lowing here mad of
the monopoly by a l'ew more than one-
third of the Creek Nation does not tell
the whole story. It only partially
represents the holdings of these men
and others w:n e names cannot be
procured. The best farming lands
have also been taken up by this ag-
gressive element, while tho^e less alive
to their interest* have been driven to
the foot hills and are glad enough to
get a few acres to till in order that
they and their numerous progeny may
What is true in this respect of the
Creek Nation is true in kind of the
other four nations, composing what is
known as the I t
The land may not
such large tract .
poses, but it is •
stronger and mor.-
!• pasturage pur-
d.'d among the
: ndi/.ing luilf-
n who belong to
^ . lllv M juing purposes, while
the number of acres so monopolized is and ir.eorant are crowiled to
1,072.315. A pretty good sl.ee of this the back districts. not accessible to
mundane sphere for 01 lirms and indi- markets, and mw.i content w th
viduals to own, isn't it? just as few acre as will yield them a
This monopoly of land by the few , precnrj0uS livelihood.
was made possible by this pi culiar act. q'i,(.-e are not wild or exaggerated
of the legislature of the Creek Nation. , ns.ertions: they are the plain state-
referred to in this correspondence a j ment of stubborn fact*, rewaied after
few days ago, authorizing the fencing
in of the border of the nation to a
depth of 10 miles for the ostensible
purpose of preventing live stock stray-
AN OUTLAY OF
Through llrlxtiiw. «iermanjr, Switxerland.
1 tuljr. France, lincUuil hikI m "Ounil
Wlutl to Taki* end llow to Take It —
Km ploy nu C.uiUee.
To take a European tour is the
natural longing almost every
native born American. The majority,
however, are deterred from making
It by the (Hist it involves.
Now, however, comes to the front
Mr. Win. B. Cross, who not only says
it can be done, but that ho made a
throe months1 trip through Belgium,
(Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Franco,
England and Scotland last sutnmor
for a total outlay of and
traveled comfortably enough to
satisfy the ordinary tourist
thinks his opponent a shade taller*
or broader than himself. Wheu at
last the boxing docs begin, it is of
the mildest description,and is stopped
by the umpires at the first scratch.
A CROP OF CATS.
V Maine ( IcrRjnian llncls Ills I loo in
Full of I lie Crcaturei*.
, This cat story comes from a Free
i Baptist clergyman, consequently it
must be true. In his parish lived ft
man and his wife, very poor in all
their surroundings, yet linn in tho
faith. They were very anxious for
the minister to visit them, lie did
so, and found a poor house, small*
very small. The minister was given
ii bed —tho only bod. lie must tarry
another night. Ho learned that tho
wyinan lodged on a lounge in tho
living room, said room combining all
tlie requisites of kitchen, dining-
room and parlor, while the lord of
I tho household slept on tho lloor.
King Humbert Thursday received
ex-Minister of the Cnited States Por-
ter cordially when tli< American dip-
lomat had his farewell audience with
the king previous to returning to the
United State::, after turning over the
United States embassy to the Honora-
ble Wayne MeVeagh. •
The first suit under the Indiana em-
ploye's liability act of 1893 was ended
in Judge Ilrown's court at Indianapo-
lis Saturday. This law seeks to make
an employe liable as a vice principal
whose irtjury occurs without any neg-
ligence on the part of the company.
The jury found that Philio
Ebough. who lost an arm on the In-
dianapolis Vinecnnes road, was en-
titled to recover 85,000 from the I'oma
William IT. Taylor colored, was
sentenced at St. Louis by Judge Kd-
munds Saturday to l e hanged on April
10 for the murder of a negro named
Tobe Carlisle, on March 13, 1803, at
1533, Oratiot street. Taylor was a
Pullman car porter. On the day of
the murder he returned from a trip
and found Carlisle at his house in com-
pany with his wife. Taylor drew a
pistol and shot Carlisle dead Taylor"
wife claimed that Carlisle was on 1
waiting to get a meal.
The green flag of Ireland will float
over the city hall in New York OH St.
Patrick's day. A resolution to that
effect was passed by the board of al-
dermen Thursday. It will be approved
by Acting Mayor McClellan, although
such approval is not necessary. The
friends of Mayor tiilroy* scout the idea
that he left the city because he did
not wish to provoke criticism one way
or the other. The story was lirst told
as a joke and afterwards found its
way into print.
3 At Wilkesbarre. Pa., Saturday, Le-
thurians and Polanders to the num
ber ol' several thousand, held a meet-
ing to protest against the murder of
their countrymen in Russia some
months ago by Cossack soldiers. The
American flag which they carried in
* parade was draped in mourning. Some
.people didn't think it proper i have
"Old Glory" in •mourning, and a pro-
test was entered before the authori-
Speakcr Crisp, in the house Tues-
day, presented by request a petition
from the governor and legislative as-
sembly of Utah protesting against the
removal of the Southern Ute Indians
from Colorado to Utah, and a memor-
ial from the same source for nl.« i.ent
of the Indian lauds in severalty.
A dispatch to the London Times
from Si Petersburg says the - /ar and
czarina and other members of the im-
perial family attended a ball at tlie
tier man embassy Thursday night. I he
guests numbered 300, and the ball was
the most brilliant ever given by a tier-
man ambassador in St. Petersburg.
purpose of preventing
nig into Oklahoma, where, it was
represented to the unsophisticated fad
man, it would be gobbled up by the
whites aud confiscated. In view of
the fact that for the most part natural
lines of demarcation such as streams,
large and small, were followed in fix-
ing the boundaries of the tribal pos-
sessions; it can be readily judged that
the very best and most productive
lands of tho nation are thus monopo-
lized by these very few nu n who had
the money to erect fences.
A funnv feature of this whole busi-
ness is that those who "hogged" the
land paid into the tribal treasury in
rents the tirst year a sum total of
$7,000, but it cost the nation 80.000 to
survey it for tliom, thus leaving a
deficit of £?,000. which the common
people had to make up for the barons.
Of course this tax came out of the
annuities from the government at
Washington and the license taxes col-
lected from whites and others doing
business here, which are the only
sources of national revenue. The bar-
ons pay into the Creek treasury annu-
ally . cents an acre for this million
and more acres of land they have
fenced. rl hey then sublet it to cattle-
men from '1 exas and elsewhere for
pasturage purposes and charge from
SI.50 to 82 per head for pasturing the
stock. The cattlemen realize the bo-
nanza which the land l arons have in
this nation, and many of them are full
partners of the monopolists, subletting
in turn the fine grazing lands to other
cattlemen who are not so fortunate as
to have a "pull" with the.barons or
the ready cash with which to buy
themselves a "pull. It was difficult
enough in all conscience to get the list
of names of individuals and tirms here-
to attached, the most of whom have
natural and "acquired rights," mean-
ing those privileges and immunities
which accrue to the squaw men. and
to attempt to get the names and ad-
dresses of these cattlemen of Texas
,-u.i wl-.er.' who are sharing in the mo-
nopoly of the land would be to under-
take a task which could only be suc-
cessfully prosecuted by stealth and by
travel from the Missouri river to the
(iulf of Mexico. The interested parties
whose identity is concealed under the
a painstaking and thorough investiga-
tion of the situation down here. Per-
haps when (ieneral Wheeler, chairman
of the house committee on Public
Lands, reads them he will not be so
harsh in his crilicN-i of the work and
utterances of the Dawes C ommission.
The Territorial Firemen's associa-
tion has bfen granted ; charter.
Chief Clerk W. E. Searcev Kill prob-
ably succeed the late Register Lindsey,
Judge W. D. Lindsey. of Guthrie,
who died recently in Washington, was
48 years of age.
l'.vervbody will regret to learn that
Kx-marshal Crimes is dangerously ill
Judge Rank, of Ponea City, tried los
first case the other day and the whole
town turned out to hear him.
Near Seward a farmer named Boohs-
ter was found dead'in bed, the body
being frozen. He lived alone and had
been dead several weeks, no doubt
having perished during one of tlij
blizzards early in the month.
The directors of the Oklahoma State
Fair association held a nierting last
night with a full V'presentation. A
program of races was arranged, and
the secretary was instructed to goto
( hanute, Kansas, Wednesday, to meet
the secretaries and make iiial arrange-
ments for races this fall.
Representative Hunter introduced a
bill to appropriate sl.'.i.M to be used by
the commission appointed to appraise
the property of tho intruders of tho
Cherokee Nation. The bill also pro-
vides that the president is authorized
to use the army in removing intruders
when the appraisement of property
is completed and the form prescribed
has been followed.
Wednesday nigh t a glaring robbery
occurred at the village of Matthcwson.
Matthewson. has but one store owned
bv 11 Beunet. ; nd in this store the
pbstoffice is located. The building
was entered by three masi.-d in.-n who
took 8">00, the" proprietor's gold watch
and chain ancfc then rilled tho mail
matter The robbers escaped on Horse-
back and every eli ort is being made
Tho majority of people would say In some way tho minister gave them
that such a travouId require at j to understand that it would delight
least flOOi). Mr. Cross, however, him to lie on tho lounge. Whom
gives a full description of his trip about to retire he mentioned to tho
and every item of expen^o in A little man that it would bo advisable to
book lie is about to publish called • put out of doors two eats in the room*
♦•Europe for$J" 0." . j which was done. After lying for
He gives a sensible bit of advieo as tew moments on his couch out cume
to what to take, and says that "in two cats from beneath tho lounge,
preparing for a trip abroad it is dif- spitting and crying. Ho arose and
licult to determine exactly what threw them out. Very soon tho
clothes you will require. All that I i same scene wan enacted again, and
carried," except a light-weight over- again, until ho became disturbed
coat ami an umbrella, was packed in with superstitious emotions. He
an ordinary valise. For use on the knew not what to do, and still they
steamer, however, I had a rough came and still out they went, all the
suit of old clothes, a suit of heavy- long night. lu tho morning when
weight underwear, a winter ovorcoat, the man came in the dominie asked:
and a steamer cap and a carriage ••How many cats have you here* I.
rug. I rented a steamer chair from have thrown out fifty or more, and I
the deok steward. A few hours be don't know but whal there iri ttove
fore reaching Antwerp 1 packed ray | under the lounge.n
steamer outfit in a small case, which Ho raised the valance, and lo' a
1 left in charge of tho steamship cat-hole through the wall of the
company. About two weeks before house.
returning to America I went into the Dowbii raced.
company's ollion in London"und gave j Uwjrel._Now. ma,lam, you ny
their freight clerk my receipt for the j (W ^ )h
case, which was delivered at ray
lodgings within three days. Tho
storage rate for siuall packages is a
in the investigation of this monopoly
Here is a result of that classificationTl
itli the names of the monopolists and j
the number of acres they have fenced:
A dispatch from Scdalia, Mo., says
that (ieorge Walter Smith, who at-
tacked Charles Brat ton with a stick of
cord wood and beat his brains out, in
Johnson county, October ^7, lSUi, lias
had his case transferred to Pettis
county on a change of venue, lie will
be tried for murder in the April term
of the criminal court.
It is learned on absolute authority
that four or five members of the Hal-
ton gang of outlaws are hiding w ith-
in a few miles of Guthrie, and it is
supposed that they are preparing for
another raid. Bill Dalton himself is
leading them, and Bill Darlin who wa
reported to have died of wounds some
time ago, is also along.
Alderman Joseph B. Lomasney, of
Boston, v, as shot Thursday at the city
hall by James Doonan, a young man
living in the alderman's district. Do:
nan fired fire shots, only one of wire
was effective, and struck the,alder-
man m the leg, inflicting a painful
but not serious wound. Doonan was
arrested and locked up. He said lie
had good reasons for his act. but
would say nothing more. The polic
say that lie was arrested not long ago
for an attempt to murder a woman
and that he is a crank. He has be
lounger around the city hall.
The suit of Directors Mullins and
Berry against the-city of Topeka in the
district court of Douglas county for
0216,000 came to a rather unusual te
mination at iv o'clock Saturday night
Friday night the jury brought in
verdict against the city for $32,000
but failed to answer several special
questions. On being sent y.ut th
morning the jury found itself unable
. i •• i • ^ i inn, iiMr i v
ties. A squad of policemen requested j ^ answer certain questions and dis
the marshal of the parade to take the ; aCT0(.,i to the general verdict of Fri
crape off the dags, and the order was
day night. The
another term of
rase now goe
William E. Burr, Jr.. ex-cash or of McClellan, president
tho St. Louis National bank, for I ^ York board t>f aldermen,
XO'T' 7 > a W"S SU"'" V ' t.,. !.-.-l, .rK« ..f th.- .f m,. , n
Wednesday by the bank examiner for ; } u * . .. . ; it
embc. /.tfng $50,000 surrendered Satur- 1 lf> an 1 w,h,tVt 1 ftl ctt*mi lt>
(lav moving aud was released on Sr.' - j <• «' : rotu,r "' M.'1-
> 8 ('alifornia whither he has
* ' ton days' pleasure trip.
General Superintenden t Kimball of ^ ,i.
, 1 , i The invoice of the assets of th
the life-saving service has received a 1 ,
. . .i i i - (ircensburff. Ivi3wa countv. nank nil
teleirram stutuisr the sehomicr l anny '• I1S1 .
^^ro^^-s'iUnLN:!, Wed : -
with coal 3from Haiti..,ore to Cuba. ! ommissiouer
stranded Saturday morning one mile j «r.njil po««ss|on has been K,eu to
north of Cape Henry, \a., life-savlmr , i,eeeiver 1. nrly.
station. The eiv v of nine men
main ou the vesse
A complete state
of the affair
I of the bank is expected soon.
, come t ■
ipture tin iii
nondescript title "( ompany, are said I oldest
to be scattered alover the vast tern- , 1(, ;
torv within tha* limit. Fi-r'haps^if | • 'j .i(.(.]alvs
their names could be gotton hold of j * . ' ^ Sorin
the so-called "e< mplicated situation I believe' thi - Yesterday tlie
lown here eouhl lie f.omewliat unravel- , 1,1-rmonn-tor was 70 in the slride.
ed. l or convenience the ( leek >at on hens depositing at
is divided into three districts, or belts, j ^ ^ (i every three hour-.,
' " •••••• " ' and hen fruit "down to two do/.en for
cents; farmers plowing, plautin.~
1 a T. 1 I
Pole Cat Pasture Company
Bock Creek Pasture Company.
Post Oak and Bruner Pasture
Win. Sapulpa Pasture Company
Samuel C. Davis pasture
Bluford Miller Pasture Com-
alt Creek Posture Company..
p. Smiley Pasture < ompany
A. Bland Pasture ('ompany
T). M. llodges Pasture Tom-
fisher & Anderson Pasture
B. Perry man
1 )rew A Kelly
hissoe v't Robinson
Uotulkee llajo Pasture Com-
WKSTKUN m: I T.
John Buck Pasture Company..
B. & Thomas Perry man
T. .J. Adams t
II. J. Reed
Brumer. Ilailey &, McIntosh..
Jones A Sands ; • • •
Dunson A .leffers
Cornelias & Ktiight
Hill & Cornelias
W. A. Palmer
S< n 11KKN AND I VSTKUN IIF.I T.
Oparchewa Pasture Company. 10.
polv McIntosh LM.or.o
S. A. Alexander 17.JOO
(.ra\ -on. stidham A, Smith...
Smith A. Stidham
\V. .1. !^'clnt< sh
Willison & Shannon
Independent < «ra/.'Tg Company
porter Pasture Company
Barber 44 "
\\ iilison A Weldon
We iii on v Barber
Pale C'.; ldcrs /
that on tho night of the robbery tho
moon was so bright that you could
see the robbers in your room. Was
your husband awake? Witness—I
don't know sir. Lawyer—Was his
faco turned toward you or away
from you? Witness- I can't say, sir.
Lawyer—Now, your honor, and gen-
tlemei^of tho jury, do you hear that?
'1 his • woman positively identifies
theso men as tho robbers who wore
in her room, and yet she cannot toll
us how her husband was lying at tho
time. And turning to tho witness
bo continued: "Why can't you toll
us, pray?" Witness—I could not
sec. Lawyer- Ah! you could not
soe? Vet you positively identify tho
prisoners, llow is this? Witness—
Well, you soe, sir, my husband is so
very bald that in anything but u
bright light I cannot toll whether ho
is looking at or away from mo.—•
Now York Herald.
I'iiltl ll )U«r.
I)id you tell si -tcr that it
••Did she say she would bo down
• Now, if you'll stay out of tho par-
lor to-night I'll bring you a nice
picture book when I come again."
"Sister will do better than that."
••Better than that, Bobby;1 What)
"I stayed out of the parlor for her
last, nfuht wh'-n Mr. Spoodoy was
here and she gav-s me a pound of
candy." Kansas ( ity Journal.
oats. i ■' t-M ■ '
In the distriet court at Hclahoma
City, Saturday ia-.t, Judrje n">tt mis-
taiiied the injun' t.ou ufrainsl ilu Me-
Musters and made it perpetual for th(
life nf the contract—three years. II,
prohibits the McMasters from enj^ag
fur In the puolicatlon of a newspaper
iu form or fashion—as editors, local
editors, publishers Of printer-, and
prohibits* them lea v.Tig their material
to any one fo • the purpos ■ of puMisli-
in°* a paper. • his i< it s.nn .Mnall out of
•a print shop. ■ r.t later the ju lffe reeon-
sidered and allowed the Oklahomian to
u .,- the MeMastvrs type and inater.al
until March 1, lS'Jl.
Cantain C 1!. Tandy.' the e.iiored
man who came to liuthrie from St.
I* i .onis two \e:irs ;t ^ ■ vpeeiiii :.t
of the interior department, under Ua
I riaon, has belted the Republican 10k
,'t and for a weuls has been worlnnj
i hard t.Kii;. .. other .-.'-..r mei: to tlio
j support of the I 'emo.'ratie e'.ty ticket.
I At a Ke.ui'.ilican meeting hist uijrht
i one of the speakers. John Hanks,
charged Tandy with Imvin? M-d out
t-i tlie Democrats for 5 0(1. and deelar-
1 ed lie li.td the proof. Thursday Tandy
had Hanks arr.-sted for criminal libel,
and lively t e-. s are looked for at the
. ill relating hi the Oklahoma
■ threatened s ,nie time aj^o
:il \\ heeler made its appear-
i'nesday. It provide- that the
il ,,f the Oklahoma lcgislaturo
sliall consist of seventeen meuihcr;
instead of thirteen and that the lions,
of representatives sleiil be conipie.ei
of t.erU mx instead of twenty-six.
'1 his i t.:'•.r claim, and it i- safe to
believe that they 1(11 '-.v ahout what
the' want in this matter. '1 lie bill as
pre"-, nted by Wheeler would api ar to
in.lieat, that he is of th,- nnmi-er who
have been planning alonf,' the lin>!
indieat d by •' ■ that are mnf.pu-
lat ■ i; _r . k!nt n „ ',iLlt " n
,nd section of the hill that will
,,f interest to Oklahoma people
..t to give it cold a- it is It
.Hows "Tint the I. v i la-
hlv chosen under this in-
lpportionnu nt shall not enter-
p;o-i any proposition for the
erm ot oflice tor wloeli they
It is he-
shilling a month.
"My valise contained two eHatigcs
of medium weight underwear, two
white and two woolen shirts, si*
pairs"of hose, the same number ot
collars, handkerchiefs and neekties.
a box of quinine pills, a bottlo of
cholera mixture, a small flask of
brandy, with cup attached, writing
materials, a general map of Europe,
several guide nooks, my passport
1 toilet articles. This outfit
weighed loss than forty pounds, and
i never employed a porter to carry it.
I'or wear abroad yo.i want a Bint of
medium-weight clothes that will not
show dust or dirt, aiul a pair of rus-
llis itinerary was as follows: New
York to Antwerp, Hmssels, Cologne;
up the Hhine to Kudoshoim, Wiesba-
den, Frankfort, Heidelberg, Stras-
barg, Constance; aero-- l.nke C n-
-tanee to ISor-chaeh in Swit/erland, li,f.-.l! Hi.lby'H"
St. Gall, Zurich; up Mount Uigi, via ..yes sir 11
tioldau, down to Vit/.nau, anil across j
tho lake of tho Four Canton?* to j
Lucerne, then through the lake and
tho Mount St. (iothard tunnel to
Milan in Italy. Vurona. Venice, !
Padua. Florence, Homo, Naples. Pom- ,
poii, Pisa. Genoa. Turin; through
Mount ('enis tunnel to Aix-los-Bains j
in I* r a' • .la I. n.ilon, 1 '.ilinba rifJi.
Stirling, Callender, tho Trosachs,
Lochs Katrine and Lomond, <ilas <
gow, Now York* The only doubling
in this route was in going from Home
to*Naples and back again.
♦•liy not employing guides," he
says, "you will overlook many I
worthy objects, but you will bo more i
than compensated for any probable
loss by tho money savod and by tho
.satisfaction derived from searching
out tho interesting places for your- j
♦•In conversat ion with a well-known
traveler," ho says, ,4I learned that it
is always best to have your light and
attendance included in the cost <;f
your lodging, and to inquire tho
price before occupying a room. By
studying tho natives at various
| hotels and re*: a u-ants I notice^ that
their tip.^ wore often very small and
yet insured respectful attention.
♦•As I stopped at second-class ho-
tels I was never obliged on leaving
to run the gauntlet of servants who
stand, like so many b- ; ar -. waiting
for their pourboi- e, ord k money.
in some of tho load:n ; hotels signs
are displayed stating that no fees
are allowed. I have been told, how-
ever, that such signs are farcical, as |
jt i . n• ■ e • r;,' V •,o the waiters in
order to secure prompt service. Next j
to tho waiter the porter has the
most itching palm Then comes th-
chambermaid, the bootblack, the
errand boy and tho man-of-all-work.
Do not attoinpt to change this cas-
ton!. or yon will repent it. You can. ;
how. ver, often avoid attentions, and
n- ed not pay for what you have not
♦•!) > not hesitate to a-k questions
not even in Mugland. You will
;i lit in*. iab'.y i « polite an
-weis. Policemen everywhere, par-
ticularly in London, will answer all
reasonable questions, arid, if necc>
•y, direct you to your destination
i:t e/pe-'-tiau' a
•One item of expenditure in which ladle.
i can practice ceoimmy is ad mis 'Dm--in-.' I
;i ;' es. 1> 1 nj, tin days of • in! if 1 ma
a i • , -
. t ics are frt tli public, ami -,„j: i, dear."
vou tali* 'ilvauta^i- of thi- you Vn-lwould h
- ivo -oni acae 11 • 1 I'll
1 1 list
d'd you dare.
Mr>. Ilrown '
!so the enga gement is at an
end? She Yes. He Who broke it?
She The minister who married us.
Lady—If you really love me prove
it He Willingly. Thfs water beside
|ns is both cohl and deep .lump in
:tnd sc« how quickly I'll bring you out.
Tom I can read your thoughts. I
know just what you are thinking
about now. Daisy, blushing indig-
nantly Nonsense! I f you did proposo
I d refuse you. So there!
i 4-Oh for some new-coined name by
which to call him" Oh, for some name
no other lips could give!" was the
■ prayer of Violet until she married him.
i Now she is content to call him Old
She is the brown-eyed girl who
: works in the telephone exchange*
Washington, an I he is the young inan
who is sometimes more energetic tliiiii
courteous. "Hello, central," he called
ihe «>'her daj, "Ihis is the second time
! I have called you Have you been
asleep? Yes." she answered, sweet-
ly; I have, arid I had such a strange
dream. I thought I heard a voice
from the infernal regions and awoke
just in time to hear you calling. V\ hat
One of the duties of the bea-lle of
<) . says the Toronto Kmpire. is to
;i sist in taking up the collection,
which is done by means of the old-
fashioned ladle. A young minister
was about to preach his tirst serinou,
i and '• -cling very nervous he eon tided
his feara ti tin- friendly beadle,
['reach' said that worthy eontcmptu-
i ! ••that's naething to hacing to
, >lle. t the bawb I am aye feared
I knock all the led « s bannets wi' tho
ve us ,
r. i i
At a Burmese boxing match a
champion will jump into tho rin-
and danco about, aiiacking hisbroa t
and arms and era king bin lingers,
challenging all comers. It is with
ma di difficulty that an one can be
induced to tako up th- challonge;
but, when a socond champion appears
••An I let
ling " SI
olcl you w hen we *are by J cU«k\louger bolt. > like a Uat-0 if bo
• Your father
oil' ,. h 'p'U
ed, ' do you
'•I'm sure ho
house of our
he would, dearest."
; ve us enough to I i ve
I am sure of it,
naliI he take me into
rt.i nly In*, would." •
i he business %< sul%
ur.se he would, ilar-
t ,l to J' bosom,
a i<l«- coldly. I ean
iu- said hoarsely.
. willing to get you
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Gilstrap, H. B. & Gilstrap, Effie. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 25, Ed. 1 Friday, March 16, 1894, newspaper, March 16, 1894; Chandler, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc115498/m1/3/: accessed January 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.