The Peoples Voice. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 14, Ed. 1 Saturday, November 4, 1893 Page: 2 of 8
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Tip IJril Kh minister at Hio Jan
ciro advises his countrymen to get
out of tho shower of deadly insu*-
gont missiles. lie ought to adv so
(artfully Mclfrlrtl Nem of f'urrent
The public funeral of tSoantxl, the
eomposer. has been postponed until
The Kinsman county Sunday School
association will hold u hnif dozen
meeting* in the county this week.
Charley Coghlan, the actor, was
his government to mako tiieni afo married Wednesday night to Ku'ehne
whore they are. " '"
TilE man who dctino.1 geniu < a< on
i n ti ti i to capacity for taking pa i n >
jirobably had just realized that no
was not a genius himself and was
trying to boiittle all his aoquaint-
auces who were-
A man and woman of San Francisco
have been divorced from each other
.i've separate times .Seldom, indeed,
do burned children show so marked
a yearning for rushing back into the
tire. The insanity commission ought
to take up tho case and give the
courts a chance to attend to regular
Thk fall la the time of the ye:
when the country demand for brol
down street car horses is tho gro
est During tho cold woatho tl.
animals got used to their rural su
roundings. rocuporato, bavo only
enough exorcise to kcop them in con
dition and by spring are able *o ac-
complish the heavier tasks of plow
ing and harrowing.
TllK earl of Aberdeen has notilicl
the ' anad an government that Kid
eau hall, the vlce-rc.^al rosidenco tit
Ottawa, is altogether too small fo
tho household, which consist* o
forty-two persons, which naturally
raises the question: how much of a
suite would the earl re juire if h<
hud soino duties to perform other
than looking protty and laying
corner-stones at Infrequent intervals
Accokihnq to u parliamentary
blue hook recently printod. therein
nearly L'.I.OOO born Amoricam resi-
dent in I'ngland. W'e must trust
that they have not lost an.- part ol
the spirit, tho pluck, or the olboiv
power of their native land, and that
they all stand ever r ady to give a
lesson to any presumptuous Knglish
man who turns up his nose in their
democratic presence, whether that
organ b'o snub or hump, rubicund or
A Nkvv York pollccman arrostod u
man tho other night for looking mys-
terious. "lie took his victim to u
police station where search revealed
that the petson was wearing three
suits of underclothing, twopiirs of
socks, two hats, live suits of clothes,
with a silk handkerchief in a pocket
of each suit. Two overcoats wero
slung over his arm and in his hand
he carried several pairs of glove -
The man was dotainod while the po
lice are looking for tho owner of the
An industrious Yankee is at worl
on a gun that can do some powerful
shooting under wator. Torpedoo
aro taught to swim off with almof l
human intelligenoo that can sen 1
war-ships skyward in job lots, while
perfected balloons aro getting read v
to drop dynamito by tho ton ovc:
wholo fleets. Who knows hut that,
before half the vast naval furniture
now in prospect is oomplote, Bonn;
newly discovered application of th
terrific forces now in hun 1 will c in
sign it all to tho junk dealers.
The French govcrnmont has do
terminod to suppress two new and
peculiar Iniuatrioi. Oaa is th
process of turning ol<j playing card
into new in orde.1 to escape the hear .
tax. The authorities havo seiiej
three such factories. Tho trea tu-
bas already lost $'!)),())J through
their operations. Tho other trade 1-
in renovated second-hand graveyard
ornaments, which tho French u-o ex-
tensively. Tho object of the lattjr
reform is to stop tho wholesale d ■
spoiling of cemeteries.
Meveridge, actress anil sculptress, also
a member of the company.
j 'Ihe appeal bond in the William
1 Newby-uaniel Kenton case, wherein
pension fraud charges were to be re-
futed, arrived at .Springfield, 111., Sat-
urday, one day too late to be of use.
The first annual meeting of the
■Southwestern Vssoclation of Railway
Surgeons convened at St. Louis Thurs-
day morning for a two days'session
with nearly 300 delegates in attend-
AttheTity of Mexico the banking
house of Pedro .Martina A Sons, estab-
lished thirty years ago failed Thurs-
day for $1,000,000. It had been the
Mexican correspondent of the Mar-
Superintendent Stump, of the bu-
reau of immigration, has gone to Chi-
cago to settle the questions apt to
ariso there on the occasion of the
numerous foreigners leaving the
The three men killed in the wreck
on the Pennsylvania road near Law-
rence station, N. J., have as yet not
been identified. ■ It was oue of the
worst wrecks that ever occurcd on
It is now generally believed that
Stone has confessed to the truth in
his last statement concerning the
Wrattan murder, and that his mind is
affected by the horrible work he per-
1 hree hundred miners at the mines
of the I nion Coal company, at Lafay-
ette colliery, near Denver, are out of
a strike. The trouble grew out of a
manner in which the
The practice of ha/.ing at colicg >
is decidedly an nneiont ono. Pro-
fessor Williams of Johns Hopkins uni
versity says that in Heidelberg
where he received part of his oduca
tion, he camo across an old rulo
printed in 14:10 forbidding tho prac
tlco of tho older students of shaving
tho heads of now students and filling
thoir ears with wax It is proposed
to abolish class distinctions at Johns
Hopkins to put an end to hazing
practices—just as if any one couldn't
toll a freshman half a milo away.
The elder Salvini, now in America
unprofessionally, has sont on by tho
hand of a friend a inomorial of the
kind sometimes seen in Italian come
teries for tho grave of Kdwin Booth
at Mt Auburn. Tho design is a
laurel wreath enamelled to resist tho
action of tho woathor. and inscribed
only with the word "Brother." The
death of his friond and fellow ar-
tist touched Salvini very nearly, an I
ho records no greator triumph in his
wholo artistic career than that of
the twelve performan-■< s given with
Booth at New York. Philadelphia and
Boston during tho spring of 18-16.
Monte Caki.o sooms to havo pros
pered this year more than it ever has
done. Tho shares aro now worth live
times thoir original value, and plan
aro beiig made for increasing oper-
ations. There were nino' suicides
last year on the premises.
After a stormy passage of istl days
the ship I ndaunted has arrived at
Frisco from Philadelphia. The Un-
daunted had a terriblo time rounding
t ape Horn and for days could make
1 he presentation of a handsome sil-
ver service to the cruiser New York
took place Tuursday in the New York
navy yard. It is the gift of the citi-
zens of New York and was raised by
Although a general strike had been
orde ed on nil street car lines at St.
I aul and Minneapolis for Saturday-
morning, four out of the twelve lino's
were running in St. Paul and all ol
them in Minneapo is.
Alberts Wills, United States min-
ister to Hawaii, is in 'Frisco on his
way to Honolulu, lie has definite in-
structions and savs the policy of this
country will be announced by the
time he reaches his destination.
Governor McKlnney, of Virginia,
has refused to give Doc Taylor, the
preacher murderer, a reprieve, or to
commute his sentence, lie was hanged
at \\ ise court house Friday, preaching
his own funeral on the scaffold.
ihe remains of Gounod were re-
moved Thursday from the house at St.
Cloud where he breathed his lust. The
body was taken to the Gounod resi-
deuce in Paris, where it now lies in
state in the great composer's study.
The interstate commerce commis-
sion Thursday in an opinion by Com-
missioner Knapp announced its de-
decision of the case of Phelps X- Co.
against the Texas & Pacific railroad
company in favor of the complainants.
New York society has heard that
when Mrs. Baldwin, formerly Mrs.
Edward Parker Deacon, on whose ac-
count her husband shot her lover in a
"duel," returns to Europe it will be to
marry a Frenchman of title an 1
The Westminster Gazette contra-
dicts the report that Herbert Spoil -or
is dangerously ill. and says that he is
at his home in Loudon, and though in
a feeble state ot health, his condition
does not warrant the alarming rumors
circulated concerning him.
William (>ibson and Paul Hutchin-
son were arrested at Salt Lake City
Friday for a safecracking job commit-
ted in (irand Island, Neb., last Sun-
day. They are believed to be experts
wanted in a dozen cities for similar
At Brunswick. <ia., there were offi-
cially reported Friday thirty-one new
cases of yellow fever and one death.
Frtless the backbone of the weather
that has prevailed for six days past
soon changes the result is expected to
Mr. Savers, of Texas, chairman of
the house committee on appropria-
tions, says that he presumes that he
will earn the title of the meanest man
in congress because he intends to in-
sist on rigid economy in all expendi-
The Illinois supreme court Thurs-
day reversed the decision of the lower
court in the case of the people against
the Hraceville Coal Company, and de-
clared the weekly pay law passed by
the Illiuois legislature unconstitu-
The senate committee on foreign re-
lations met Thursday morning to con-
sider the Chinese question, with :i
siew to action upon the house l>ill
amending the Geary law so as to ex-
ten 1 for six months the time in w hLfc
Chinese laborers can register.
Lindsburg has not an empty dwell-
lHo.'ttUoii of Consumptives,
Wabhixotox. Oct. 30.—t'nited States
Consul Courtney liixon at Foochow
China, observing tin* doorcase of con
sumption through the Aiuick treat-
ment is supplying the American col-
ony as well as tho Chinese with the
free in«*iHoines obtained from the gen
erous Cincinnati discoverer. No gov
eriiinental action will In? taken to-
wards isolating consumptives until
the regular KesMon.
Cult .\«*o, Oct 30 -The sanitary au-
thorities aroused by recent editorials
on tho Auiick cure and the infectious-
ness of the disease, ure debating how
best to isolate consumptive*. The Post
says: "Consumption is placed by Mich-
igan in the same category as smallpox
and it will be similarly quarantined
Let Illino's full in line at once."
Dknvkh. OH. .'10. - The proposed
state legislation isolating both resi-
dent consumptives and those coming
here has led to the incorporation of
institutions for their care. The Den-
ver Sanitarium eompuny opened theirs
last week to the patients of all phy-
sicians, and combines isolation with
the Amiek treatment, which each con-
sumptive is given opportunity of test-
ing with medicines furnished these
physicians by the Cincinnati doctor
without cost. 'Ihe ilostoneompany for
tho colonization in Colorado of is-
olated consumptives has applied to
the state land commissioner for two
sections of land, which will give out
of doors occupation.
THE TWO TERRITORIES
Candauad N.w. .
>f Okl«h< ra% and the
Lord Mayor Shanks, of Dublin, sailed
from New York Saturday for the ol
German army officials are taking
steps to stop usury and gambling in
Kussia s czar has ordered large in
creases to be made in the Baltic and
Hlack sea fleets.
Eastern Dakota reports one or more
inches of snow and a bad storm of
A jury has been appointed In Phila
delphia to assess property there for
the site of a mint.
'Ihe whisky trust announces an ad
vance of l cent, in the price of its
widely used commodity.
Moois at Melilla Saturday fired on
the Spanish troops and drove them
from their positiou.
Brazilian parties have bought th
El Rio. sister ship to the El Cid, pur-
chased this week in New York.
Professor Brooks, at Gcnava, X. Y.
says his comet is growing bright
and has two tails. Its speed is in
The annual reunion of the Twenty
first Illinois, General Grant's old reg
iment, was held at Mattoen. 111., Sat
Canadian papers object to allowinr
I nited States officials the right to in
spcet immigrants to this country from
At Philadelphia Saturday the United
States circuit court adjourned in hon
or of the memory of ex-Judge Mc
F. II. Weeks, the alleged embezzler
wanted in New York, sailed from Sun
.lose Friday, in company with his wife
and two detectives.
Henry Hozier, aged 18, at Paris, M
Friday night, cut with a razor th J
throat of Dean .Jewell, about the sain
a8Tc\ Bozier is in jail.
Consuls for ports in Russia, A Mi-
ami Spain were nominated Saturday.
T. P. Smith, of the Indian Territory,
was appointed Indian inspector.
Policemen in Roston tried to arres5
a drunken Italian and eaused a rio1
Saturday in which live men were sOri
ously wounded and thirty-tive injured.
The s« n of a landed proprietor
named Hredol was murdered at Xipj
now, Germany, by two stable men
whom lie scolded for not feeding his
A feature of a society wedding a'.
Covington, Ky., was tho publishing
of the list of presents, with the value
of each. People who eat pie with a
^ ^ knife aro not apparently the only
sort who resolve themselves into vuJ-
c& xrar exhibition^
The 1 realtyteriiin synod "f Iowa lias
sustained tin- action of the Des
Moino Presbytery .in deposing Rev.
G. W. Ha :cr. who until ccently. had
charge of the church at Kn xvillo.
After two weeks' trial he was convict-
ed of immorality.
1 Masts sticking up thirtv-fivc feet
above the water led to the* discovery
. that a large vessel was sunk in thir-
teen fathoms about twenty-three
miles from Cleveland, ()., in Lake
■ Erie. It is thought to be the River-
side, with seven people aboard.
The rear coach of an accommoda-
tion train near Kenton. <>.. wa?l
wrecked Friday evening by an engine
and caboose running into it. Three
ladies were injured.
At Kenova, Ky.. Saturday night,
.lames Murray, a baggageman, shot
and mortally wounded 11 irry Smith.
Murray escaped. The cause of the
quarrel is uuknown.
Quite a number of American fisliei-
men are reported to be operating off
the Canadian coast. Protection ofli
cers of the Canadian government will
wait there until the last one has gone
At Southampton an American
named Windell, accompanied by his
wife and son, was Thursday taken
into custody at the request of United
States Minister Rayard, anil is said to
be wanted in New York charged with
a heavy defalcation.
Cassius II. Reed of New York,
twelve years ago owned the Hoffman
house and real estate bringing his
wealth up to about 81,000,000. Now
he is said to bo penniless. His home
at Far Rockaway was sold October 1 i
under foreclosure. '
George Meyer, a New York carriage
maker has # disappeared, and Harry
Meyer, his partner, made an assign-
ment for the firm Monday. The
affairs are in a very confused state,
uq^l the sheriff has received attach-
ments for §0,44)0.
At Kokomo, Ind., Buck Harland
and Steve Finebolt were arrested by
I nitecl States Marsha1 Raskins Thurs-
day for counterfeiting: Harland is
said to havo made some of the best
eounterfeits in this country. Lew
Harlan, a brother of Rufck, made his
Mon. Calabiana, archbishop of Mi-
lan, died there Monday.
Comniodor< George W. Melville, en-
^ineer-in-ehief of the l uited States,
makes in his annual report, a strong
recommendation for the conferring of
positive rank on members of the en-
gineer corps, instead of "relative
rank," now held.
Seven people were injured in a col-
lision of an electric car and a street
railway car in Chicago Monday morn-
ing. One woman sustained a fraetve
of the skull am1 may die. All but [#
L. Wallace of Clinton, la. were Cb
'>errjfc claims to be underlaid with
E. J. Daniels has been appointed
treasurer of O county.
Piiyne county is the only one in Ok-
lahoma that has a "public printer.*'
The Time* says the eattle near
Ukarehe have the Texas fever and a
number have died.
It is rumored that the land office at
Heaver is to be consolidated with the
one at Woodward.
Jack Stillwell, El Reno's police
judge, is in Chicago, the guest of his
friend, Huffalo Hill.
Enid has been declared a city of the
first class, and an election of officers
has been called for Nov. 2
'I he Arupahoe Argus says that strip
boomers are tiling on claims in G
county at the rate of fifty per day.
Judge Rurford of the Third judicial
ill u was 8Cventli man to put
his homestead papers on tile at Enid.
They are boring for gas at Kildare.
1 hat is not necessary when there is
to much surface gas all over the strip.
Ihere are but few places in Q conn
tv, says the Scout, where good wells
cannot be secured at a reasonablo
Perry has feeen made a city of m*
iONO DICK'S LAST RJDB.
Mr.: Clara Benjamin Newman, wife * ""•* 1'r.cipiiM.d l .tk
of Prof. A. E. Newman, superinten-
dent of. Rlaine county, breathed her
Frwin a Wound Sustained I.ong Ago.
A slide of sand from the mountain
last Wednesday. Oct. *11, 1803, at her Bide that rises just east of the old
home in Watouga.
Okarche is but little o*" - one year
old and has two school
houses. Hut few towns, says the
Times, in so short a time have ic
quired such a school population.
The agricultural and mechanical
fort the other day tore t>pen one of
tho graves that were made by tho
soldiers some years atfo, says the
Fort Tulerosa, N. M., correspondent
of the Ne<v York Sun. toid disclosed
the skeleton of a man v/ho v, as once
well known here, v/ho camo to hie
college building at Stillwater will bo death in an unusual fashion, ilia
ready for occupancy about Deceiube.*
1st. It will be a grand structure
credit to Stillwater and Oklahoma.
John I)ille ex-register of the
Guthrie land ortice, has a claim on the
southwest quarter of 30-23-0, and ad-
joins the townsite of Enid.
A new town has been started on tho
survey of the Hutchinson A Southern
railway, fourteen miles northwest of
<>nd Creek. It has been named Wa-
Ihe Enid Eagle advises the citizens
of that city to keep barrels i. water
near their louses to be used in ease cf
lire. They will also be used instead
In the case of the territory of Ok-
lahoma, J. R. Clark plaintiff, vs. J. E.
f^ueiu, defendant, the supreme court
failed to sustain his mandamus on
technical points of law.
Ihe Logan county board of commis-
sioners of insanity met Tuesday in the
county court room and adjudged J. S.
1'ox insane and ordered him seut to
( aleb C. Brown, of Kentucky, has
been appointed assistant I'nited States
district attorney, vice John Stone.
Ihis makes it almost certain that Ho-
race Speed will serve out his time.
Clayton Farmer (colored(, who mur-
dered another colored man at King,
ti slier about a year anil a half ago, in
a quarrel over 75 cents, was sentenced
Monday, to a life term in tho peni-
I rank Ewing, while hunting on the
I imarrou, shot an enormous pelican,
which measured eight feet from tip to
tip, It is by far the largest bird of
this kind ever brought to Guthrie, lie
killed it with a load of bird shot.
Kingfisher Free Press: Joseph Rra-
don of Cooper township was in the
ity Iuesilay. He is an enterprising
farmer. He has probably the finest
fish pond in the territory. It is a
horseshoe in form, about one hundred
feet wide and eighty rods long, well
stocked with salmon anil channel cat-
At the*4'Indian pipe dance" on Camp
reek last week there were more than
'ghty ponies given away to the
ancers. Many attended and enjoyed
the sport very much, even if the pei-
formers were in rather nude condi-
tion. We presume many of the spec-
tators had visited the art exhibits at
At Georgetown, Ky., a shooting oc-
curred between Policeman George
James and Lovd Cole of that town, in
which the former was killed and the
other dangerously wounded.
Owen Pleasant and Millard Well-
man, colored barbers, quarrelled at
Ouyandotte, W. Ya., Sunday, over 8!,
when Pleasant shot an.', instantly
killed Wellman. The murderer was
Ihe murder of settlers by insurgent
bands in1 the province of Santa Fe,
Huenos Ayres, eontinues, and U
sequence a state of terror exists
Many of the ^colonists are leaving the
Attorney General Olney has instruc-
ted one of his clerks to bundle up the
charges filed against United States
Attorney Speed and send them to hi in.
This is an unusual proceeding. It is
cry seldom that a cabinet officer sends
matter of this sort to the man whose
ace is desired by the other fellows.
The drone never thrives in the bee
ive; neither can the indolent, good-
>r-nothing thrive here. Close atten-
tion to business or vocation courts
nd merits respect and patronage, but
the lazy, careless and doless re-
eive only contempt from their indus-
trious neighbors. If you are a hustler
this is tho country for you; otherwise
you will tind it "mighty poor pickin."
There are nearly 1,000,000 acres of
hool land in the strip and adjoining
eservations recently opened to settle
inent. Governor Renfrow is daily re-
ceiving hundreds of letters from par-
ties all over the west and southwest
inquiring about these lands, whether
they are for sale, how to settle on
tliem. etc., and for the information of
the public the governor states that
the school lands are not for sale and
will not be until after the territory
beeome* a state. At present they can
nly be leased, and as soon as he re-
ceives his instructions from the secre
Saturday night about 12 o'clock
Henry 11. Hood, a bottlemaker, sh<
ami killed his brother-in-law, W. A
Smith, at Lake View, Ala. Shortlv
thereafter Hood applied at the to
give himself up.
Mayor \V. II. Eustis, of Minneapo
lis, while driving to his farm on the
outskirts of the city Sunday after
noon, was thrown from his buggy and
seriously injured.. The horse took
fright at a gypsy camp and ran away;
The ferryboat Hellovue, exploded
one of her boilers while lying at the
wharf, foot of Ludlow street, Cincin
nati, Sunday. Five men and one
woman on board wore blown Into th
water or stunned by the explosion
Rube Burrows, the fireman, was dan
John Rail}', living about four miles
west of Guthrie, broke a leg Saturday
while fixing the well on his farm. Hy
some means he twisted his foot and
fell into the well and was extricated
with some difficulty. The leg is broken
just below the knee.
A clothier has excited public curios
ity at Oklahoma city by having s
large apple painted outside of his
shop. When asked for an explana
tion he replied: "If it hadn't been for
the apple, where would the ready-
made clothing shops be to-day?''
Times-Journal; Judge Scott and
Miss Adah Curnutt came up from
Norman yesterday. The Judge has
clcsiid the term at Norman, lie dis-
posed of 124 cases in nine and a half
days session and continued only elev-
en. It is a good record, and if kept
up will clear the dockets of every
county in the district.
The interior department has been
notiffed that men are standing in line
at the Cherokee land offices clamoring
for places in order to make their
tilings. It has been reported that men
have paid as much as $50 for places,
and that soma men have made much
money by selling their places to home-
steaders. There is no occasion what-
ever for tbi.s rush, as the homestead-
ers have ninety days in which to file,
and could go ahead improving their
claims without wasting their time
about the land office.
A man from the Osage nation left
the following at the State Capital of-
fice. A Mrs. Plumber of theOsage na-
tion, a white woman, has married
her four daughters to full blood In-
dians, and has sued her husband for
a livoree so as to make the deul com-
plete by marrying among the Osages
herself. A warrant was served on one
of her sons-in-law on the lath inst,
when his wife wanted to know how
long her darling would be kept away,
and kissed him as passionately as
though he was her only joy, Next.
In the annual report of the condi-
tion of the affairs of the Indians un-
der his supervision, Agent Moore of
the Q lapaw a.ency, gives some inter-
esting information. As a rule, he
says, all of the eight tribes of the
agency are desirous of taking land in
severalty, and to be admitted to citi-
zenship with the granting of state-
hood to Oklahoma. The Quapaws,
themselves, have made allotments to
their own members, with only two
dissenters, and they, \\Uh the Miamas
and Peorias, are anxious to inake a
division of the surplus lands and sell
same and make a final settlement
with the government. The Senecas
and the Shawnees of the agency are
mainly desirous of the same advance-
ment to independent citizenship.
Rridge Foreman McCann gives some'
interesting facts concerning the re-
pairing of the Rock Island bridge
across the South Canadian. The first
engine was sont over it at 0 o'clock
Wednesday night, but the bridge will
not be completed entirely for about
name was Richard Dolong, but known
among his associates as Long Dick.
When the Mexican Central railroad
was tirsl constructed Dick was em-
ployed by the company as a carpen-
ter, and, tho wages being good, he
rapidly accumulated a stake of sever-
al thousund dollars. This done, he
started back for thd states, and as
luck would have it, in a train thai
was held up by bundits. That is to say,
a numbor of bandits bourded a train
at a station and started through th#
Mill two to •Mb ear. to |*ob tli4
passengers. Dick had been in Mexi-
co long enough and understood such
circumstances a* to acquire a violent
prejudice against tho ordinary in-
habitants. it riled him greatly t<f
have ono of them get the drop on
him, and he sat with his hands undor
the muzzle of tho bandit's revolver
as palo as death. When the thief
who was taking the valuables came
to the seat he noticed Dick's pallor,
but mistook it for a sign of fear, and
so, having been very successful so
fur, ho lost bis caution for a moment
and turned his head to call the otkor
bandit's attention to Dick. That
was a very bad mistako for the ban-
dit. The moment ho turned his head
Dick s big fist took him under the
tar. Dick was as strong as an ox,
mid the blow killed the bandit, broke
his neck, they say.
Nevertheless, in falling tho thief's
revolver discharged and tho bullet
Itruck the seat and glanced into
Dick s side. Hut Dick was gamo and
picked up the revolver, opened lire
on the bandit who was on guard,
'hat sent the rest of the gang flying
off t ho train, and then the rest of
the passengers gathered around Dick.
A surgeon found tho bullet was
lodged somewhere in tho muscles of
the back, but had no instruments to
cut it outi So he dressed tho wound
and by tho time Dick got up tho road
to Socorro, N. M., where ho intended
to stop, ho felt so woll that he de-
cided not to havo tho bullet cut out
at all. lie eventually recovered, to
all appearancos, and coming to the
lulerosa region becamo a cowboy.
He had been here a few weeks when
a man camo along breaking bronchos
for the cow outfit. Dick watched tho
nmn through two mounts and then
said he could bieak one of its desire
to pitch in less time than the pro-
fessional could, and backed his olTer
with $o. Roth men mounted at the
word, and both got a good shaking.
Ihe two ponies pitched as only plains
ponies know how to do, but both
ore conquered in a space of time
so nearly oquul that tho contest was
declared a draw and a new mount for
e*ch man called for. Hut Dick was
out of the gamo. He hud downed
his pony's spirit, but when he had
one so his head rolled from side to
ide, because of dizziness and he was
roar.ing with pain.
"Something gave way," ho said,
and it must have been tho lead of
that d d Mexican '
Ho was right in his diagnosis, lie
got ofT his pony, but soon fell to tho
ground, and in a short time died. A
r.ir^oon who examined the corpse
'aid the bullet had lodged near the
♦lain artery there and tho wound was
.ot fully healed. Ho was of the
'pinion that it would have killed the
nan sooner or later no matter how
ie had cared for himself, but the
sremendous jolting while trying to
break the pony*had broken down tho
wall of tho artery and death soon
.oilowed. He was buried in tho sol-
diers' cemetery near tho fort
tary of the interior (within a few | forty days. Its whole length is U.7f>8
eks at the farthest) he will adver-
tise for bids for said lands on a cer-
in given date, all leases to be for
three years. Payments may. be made
cash or by notes of approved secur-
ity, and all business connected with
asing must be tranascted with the
governor at Guthrie. No priority will
be gained by any person settling on
ny of the school lands before the
time of leasing, and no provisions
have yet been made whereby a settler
can secure a second lease at the expira-
tion of three years; but no doubt con-
gress will in ike some just and equita-
ble rule protecting both the settler
and the school fund.
Chandler News: The Guthrie News
had better study the geography of
Oklahoma. It says that the Kickapoo
lands join Oklahoma on the east. The
Kickapoo lies alyiost wholly withwi
Lincoln county, with corners in Pot-
tawatomie and Oklahoma counties.
It i.v too bad that the strip was
opened up just at its worst condition.
While the summer had had plenty of
rain and largo crops were raised
within its latitude, just at that time i
it was dry. Now after rain, it looks
again different. The gra s along the I
valleys has started ur in and the i
country looks green.
feet, or a little over a half a mil
length. The extent of the washout
was 1,152 feet. The rebuilding of
this was not only exciting but danger-
ous, on account of the quicksands.
Sometimes several teams would be un-
dor at once, and it took a small army
of men to watch the horses and help
them out when they began to sink.
The quicksands are very heavy in this
river, and in a pail of water there wLl
settle three in •!. js "f qui •ksatid Al-
though the banks of the river ar e only
about three feet high, the current will
wash a channel twenty-seven feet
deep, and ihe quicksand is so strou.
that it will snap off heavy pi 1 ,.
Mr. Wilduiun, living near Geary,
had the misfortune t> i • e between
three and four hundred bushels of
wheat by fire last week. The stubble
caught fire from the engine while
Watonga Republican: A pnrty of
Choctaw railway officials Were out
this way a few days ago, looking with
;i view to extending their road west
from Ft. Reno. Captain H. F. . a
practical railroad engineer, says the
cost of grade and culverts up the bot-
tom this far would not exceed $.100 a
mile. Let her come. We will load
her down with wheat and corn next
Twelve Wedding Kings.
During the fourteenth century a
practice prevailed among tho wealthy
Italians of having twelve wedding
rings, one for each month, each set
with a different symbolic stone. For
January thero was the garnet, for
friendship: for February the ame-
thyst, constancy; March the blood
*tone, wisdom: April the diamond.
Innocence: May the emerald, happi-
ness; June the agate, health: July
the ruby, concord; August tho sar-
donyx, family increase; September
the sapphire, to prevent strife; Oeto-
bsr the carbuncle, love; November
the topaz, obedience; December tho
But It Ih in the Emit.
There are some curious manifesta-
tions of conservatism in this pro-
gressive country. The same conven-
tional cuts of a cow, a horse,a steam-
boat and other objects that adorned
newspaper advertising columns fifty
years ago are still scon in somo news-
papers of Philadelphia and Baltimore
and half the butchers' account books
in this country still bear a rude en-
graving of a fat British butcher in
high beaver hat standing beside an
ox. It must bo nearly a century
since thero were any such butchers
iii the I'nited States.
Probably very fow persons know
that the lord mayor is tho only per-
son—other than tho queen and tha
constable—who knows the password
to tho tower of London. The pass«
word is sent to tho mansion housf
quarterly, signed by her majesty. I'
is a survival of an old custom.
lie Felt Sociable.
••i'vG done so little work," sail
the policeman, "that my biceps air
getting llabby. How i would like
weet a good,clubbable fellow."
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