The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, January 19, 1894 Page: 3 of 8

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"No, not for a week or ten days. Ah!
Royal has ordered a little supper for
us. Let me arrange the table lor you."
Already a shadow had come over her
pleasure trip. Sam would pet her let-
ter and go to New York—and miss her.
She would write that very night and
tell him of the change in their plans.
One step taken, the next is easy.
That night at 11 o'clock young Mr.
Royal Yardstickie called at his
mother's room at their hotel in Boston.
"I'm glad you're up mother. I've
planned a little trip out to Cambridge
for Miss Johnson to-morrow. They
tell me it is the correct thing to do:
and, as the .Judge wishes to visit soc>e
of the courts, you and I and Miss
Johnson might take a little drive.
Discouraged, and alarmed at Mai's
silence, he returned to the boat, only
to find a note calling him back to the I roused himself, but did not look up.
By 3 o'clock he was in his
ami then the paper suddenly fell from
his uerveless grasp. His head bowed
upon his breast in tbo silence of a
broken heart. The little clock ticked
loudly in the darkening room, for the
night was drawing near. After awhile
the elder man came in, listless, sore at
heart, and forgetful of all save of the
one grief that had invaded the house,
lie paused 111 surprise at seeing his son,
but, observing the newspaper ou the
lloor, ho picked it up. There were
spots upon it as if wet, and near one
stain he read these words:
"Among the engagements on the
tapis is that of Mr. K. Yardstickie to
Miss Johnson, late of Wilson's HolL"
"What shall 3*011 do, Sam?"
The young man with an effort
city, isy ;i ociock ne was in his em-
ployer's oftiee on Pearl street.
"Fact is Johnson, business is boom-
ing. Must lay the yacht off for the
It was all arranged in a few mo-
ments, checks drawn to pay off the crew
and wind up the season afloat. Every-
thing was done on a generous scale,
wages paid for a month ahead, and
tickets provided to take the men to
their homes. Skipper Johnson was the
last to leave, and it took two days to
wind up all accounts and turn the boat
and her stores over to a keeper. Every
hour seemed a day; and only when he
was, at last, on the New London boat
bound east did he feel at ease. At
home; that was
'Very good idea, my son. I'm glad
you aro so thoughtful for the dear j least he was going
child. She's a fresh and charming ! something.
girl, and she entertains me, We will j Recognizing that the delay in reach-
all go to ride right after breakfast, ! ing New York would not be long, and
Oh, by the way, give these letters to j that it had been kindly meant for her
the hall-boy. I've written to Made-
moiselle Uochet to be ready toco die to
our house as soon as we return. The
Judge wishes her to make a complete
set of robes for Miss Johnson. It's'
very thoughtful in the .Judge, because
the girl's things are just a little, a-
very little, out of date."
The young man took the letters nnd
said he would go himself to the office
with them. On his way down in the
elevator he turned them over.
own pleasure, Mai Johnson put away
all fears and gave herself up to the en-
joyment of the hour. It was a new
experience to have everything made so
smooth and pleasant. All trouble was
saved, it seemed to her. She did not
have to think what should be prepared
for breakfast, or eveu to look out of
the window to see if it would be a good
day for the wash to dry. The homely
routine of her life seemed far behind
her. Then, too, it was a new experi-
Miss Johnson's hand- j ence to receive such kindly attention
wero two 111
writing—one to her father, one to her
lover, •lie would not leave them at
the office; ho would put them in a
«treet-box. He walked along the
brightly-lighted streets, looking for a
mail-box. lie passed two without
seeing them. He was hesitating again,
but with weaker will this time.
Never before had the yacht made
ftuch a splendid run through the
Sound. The wind held good, and they
passed Execution Light and came
through East River to the bay with a
fair wind and a swift title. The
moment the yacht had come
to anchor off the steamboat-landing
at Ray Ridge, Skipper Johnson had out
a boat, and he and the yacht's passen-
gers were rowed ashore just in time to
catch the boat for Yew York. Arrived
there, the skipper took car for the
"You are sure there is no letter for
me?" he asked of the sleepy 'clerk.
"Sure. None here."
"There arc no other places in town.
no branch offices?"
"Lots of 'em; but }'ou wouldn't find
it at any of them unless it was so di-
rected. All letters directed 'city'
would l e here."
It was too late to do anything now.
Mai had not written here. Why, of
cpurse not. I£is'letters were at the
at ever}' step from one so much older
and wiser than herself. She began to
take great pleasure in the Judge's so-
ciety. His learning and wide experi-
ence stimulated her naturally active
mind, and she found herself talking
with liim with a freedom and confi-
dence that surprised herself. Every- j
where they went they met people of !
distinction, to many of whom she was j
presented by the Judge much as a
father might present a daughter. * |
With new pleasures offered to her
every hour, and constant change 'of
scene, the days flew quickly, and a
week had passed almost before she 1
noted it. Still they were among the i
mountains, and another week passed
before they reached Saratoga. Mrs.
Gearing was an industrious letter-
writer, and had every day one or more j
letters which she intrusted to
her son [to put in the mails.
So it happened that, witliout
j attracting cthe slightest attention,
voung Mr. Yardstickie mailed Mai's
letters also. She wrote frequently,
directing all^to Wilson's lloll, know-
ing that, it Sam had not }-et returned,
her father w6uld send them to him.
; By the third week she began to be im-
patient to get to New York. There
| must be many letters waiting there for i
; her, and 3'et she did not like to ask to
1 shall do nothing—except go to
work. Work's the only cure. I go a*
Unconsciously this young soul in its
trial repeated the saint's words. "I go
a-fishing." He look to labor and to
the sea—he looked to duty—for the
cure that work and natui<s alone can
"You're right, my boy. She ain't
my darter—never was nor never will
be. Let her go."
Just at that instant the clock struck,
and the old man with a start opened
the door and ran up the iron stairs to
his duty in the lantern.
The captain of the light-ship made
another entry in his log-book. Reing
a man of narrow and selfish mind, he
copied, that night, two items from the
log>jook, 'and the next day rowed
ashore and sent a letter to the
Light-House Roard at Washing-
ton. Thus it is a tiitie is
like a pebble thrown in calm water or
a sudden note on still air; it spreads in
a ring-like wave, widening jind widen-
ing, till, lost to sight or ear, it breaks
on distant shores in vast disaster.
The steamer was already six days
from Queenstown. The Grand Ranks
were far behind, and the southern
corner of Cape Cod lay beyond the
horizon to the north of west. Four
mouths had passed since Mai Johnson
had left the shelter of lledgefenee
Light. She sat in a steamer-chair on
deck, wrapped in a seal-skin cloak—a
changed and yet an unhappy woman.
Everything the world considered good
had been bestowed upon her—all the
advantages of wealth, travel, beauti-
ful apparel, personal ease and comfort,
Jight lie must telegraph He found j £an<1' • ".c'lovo o,
. . ®. l. . beemovimr the trio srreatlv. and she .1 * - . 4 1 . . v
a telegraph-office, and with tremblin
lingers wrote a vague, uncertain mes-
sage to his father. With rural ignor-
ance and pride of heart, he would not
let these heartless operators see how |
be enjoying the trip greatly, and she
was unwilling to ask him to shorten it
on her account.
At last the day came for the trip
down the Hudson. It was a beautiful
deeply he was hurt.
By- 8 o'clock the next morning
he was back in town from the boat,
wh^re he had spent a sleepless night,
asking at the telegraph-office for a re-
ply, and there was none. For three
hours he wandered about the streets,
waiting for word that came not. To
thiuk Mai was in this very city and he
could not find her ! At noon he re-
turned to the yacht, and found this
message from his father:
"Don't know what you mean. Mai
is in New York."
1! w strangely stupid ho had been!
lie should have telegraphed for her
New York address. Rack again to the
, city, for lie did not think it advisable
to telegraph from Ray Ridge, lest fur-
ther confusion should arise, fie tele-
graphed this time careless of who
might read, and found the message
would cost nearly two dollars, lie
paid it, for he begrudged a single
word. He would wait in town 1 « wi<-
auswer, and it came in about five
hours,—a bitter commentary; he
thought, on the speed of Lthe tele-
"Mai is with a'Judge Gearing. No
letters here from her."
$ His pride was gone, and he boldly
said to the young girl at the telegragh
office that he wished to find Judge
Gearing's, for a friend of his was stay-
ing there.
"Directory on table, sir."
How stupid in him! He searched the
\>ig book with nervous haste, and then
started up tofon by the elevated rail-
road. Never before had any railr.® d
(train seemed so slow. He seemed to
jbe hours in reaching Forty-second
street, ami then precious minutes were
lost in finding the right number on
Thirty-ninth street. It was so strange,
almost heartless, that people did not
put the numbers ou their doors where
they could be seen. At last, by dint
of counting the doors, he found the
right number, and rang the bell. The
house seemed dark and deserted^ and
the maid who opened the door didf fcot
tin fasten the chain.
day, and the voyage was a wonder and
delight, and yet she envied Mr. Yard-
stickie, who went on in advance in one
I of the trains that flew along the shore.
I At last the boat reached town, and in
j half an hour the family were at home.
Not a letter there.
Skipper J#hnson was a changed man.
i Every one in the village had remarked
j on his silence, his indifference to the
! ordinary interests of the sea and
shore, since he had come home. The
! old light-keeper was also changed, lie
! sat lon^ in gloomy silence in his big
a man who wished to stand to her as a
father. She had been to London and
j Paris, and was coming home. Coining
home! To a new home which she had
already begun to love—a home filled
with all that heart could wish—a home
j in New York, with this kind, wise, al-
ready dear old man who insisted on
b#:ig her father. Why should he not
be her father? Her real father was as
j completely unknown as her dead
1 mother. Her other father, at the
j Light, had abandoned her—had never
| written to her since she went away.
| The voyage had been delayed by
storms and this was the first plea...nit
1 morning on deck. Many faces she had
not seen before a^ ared from below,
and there were evident signs of ap-
chair by the door, and the clock called ; proacliing land. The brilliant sky
in vain to duty. He even forgot to the soft warm air and the smooth
light the lantern one night till ten water told of the American coast—dear
minutes past the appointed time, j land just under the rim of blue where
!• ar out on the horizon lay alight-ship, that low strip of fog lay likj a bar of
On this ship the light-keeper observed soft silver on the horizon. It was a
the delay at Hedgefence, and made a j perfect Indian summer morning in
note of it in his log-book. Twice j young November.
every day young Sam Johnson went to j just then the Captain of the steamer
the little •postoffiee for letters, and 1 passed leisurely along the deck, bowed
there were none Day by day his spirit j politely to her, and remarked pleasant-
was bent with grief and indignation, ly upon the weather. This was indeed
At last it broke bryke under four , an attention, aud she sat up and asked
lines in a newspaper. j him where the ship might be. He
The newspaper had come by mail j seemed quite willing to talk to this
directed in a strange hand. He had ! apparently rich and certainly hand-
opened it carelessly. It was one of j some American, and, drawing a stray
those journals whose typography is a i stool nearer her chair, sat down by her
mosaic of little paragraphs, lie had ! side.
never seen a paper of its kind, and ; "We are crossing the Georges Hanks.
gives this green
"No, sir; no such perAon staying
Jjerc. The family? No, they are not I soon.
at home. Where are they? White j Unfamiliar with the peculiar En-
jtfoun a ns. on t be hornd for two | gilsh of such journals, he saw nothing
i in tbis except the fact that the Miss
hardly knew what to make of it. Read- [ It is the bank that
ing a few of the paragraphs, he found color to the water.
they were all personal in their char- j "The Georges. O, I remember. My
acter, describing the movements or | —my brother used to go fishing on the
doings of this or that more 'or less un- Georges."
known person. \\ hile no single para- J He seemed somewhat surprised, and
graph was marked to attract attention. ; she added—
he guessed that in some way it might | "I once lived on this coast. I
give him a hint of Mai's absence and
silence. He began to read it through
systematically, reading every para-
graph, beginning at the top of the first
column on the first page. On the
second page he found something:
"Judge Gearing and wife, with Miss
Johnson, who is traveling with them,
are ac the® Profile House. Miss John-
son is a protege of Judge (rearing, and
is very greatly admired. Mr. Royal
Yardstickie is also of the party, and
rumor has it that there may ,be con-
gratulations in a « rtaiu direction
weeks or mor*'
pose we shall look for a Sandy Hook
pilot to-morrow."
"We have been on the lookout for
one since daylight"
"I remember—I've heard my—I
mean I've heard that they are very en-
terprising in searching f<>r European
^tfcamers, and go as far east as Mon-
tauk, or even farther."
"Yes, miss, 1 have picked {bom up
•100 hundred miles east of Sandy Ilook.
I am in hopes we shall sight one soon,
before we run into fog, for otherwise
we may not find one till we are close
up to the Highlands."
"It's rather unusual to have fogs this
time of year, is it not?"
(To be Continued.)
■ tahulary Known.
There is no human being quite so
•polite as the Japaneso policeman
Not to his fellow countrymen, bo it
understood: by no means. He re-
gards the bulk* of them, probably,
with a good-nat 11 rod contempt, for.
4a tha language of Mr. Chevalier, ho
is 4,a gentleman of birth and educa-
tion." When, in the pursuit of
Western civilization .Japan cast otT
feudalism and put on a frock coat
aud a silk hat, thousands of samurai
or two-swoided retainers of the old
nobles. found their occupation gone.
No more exhiloratlng little expedi-
tions into the territories of neighbor-
ing princos were possible, and
chopping foreigners* into little bits
soon became a gatno hardly worth
the candle. Tho & words rusted in
their scabbards, and finally wero, by
Imperial decree,discarded altogether,,
and helped a few yoars lator to dec-
orate tho drawing rooms of Murray.
What was to bo done with those Hill
swash-bucklers, trained to a militar-
ism quito impossible in tho modern
army, modelled on tho French pat-
tern? Tho government wanted po-
lice. The samurai knew nothing
about tho status of tho British
••Bobby" or of tho French gens
d'armes; so thoy enrollod in largo
numbers, happy in being able to
wear, at any rato, ono sword, and
that a two-handled ono.
Thus it happens that tho Japanese
police are the most aristocratic forco
of constabulary in the world. They
aro a finely disciplined body, small
in stature, but well drilled, and cx-
pert in tho uso of tho steol-scabbard-
ed weapon which dangles at their
It is to tho foreigner—whether ho
bo tho veriest outcast of a no-nation-
ality sailor from a kcrosono 6hip, or
a slick moneyed globe trotter—that
tho essential politeness of the Japan-
ese policeman is shown fn all its na-
tive richness. With tho former class
the polico of tho foreign ports in
Japan—Yokahorna, Kobe and Naga-
saki—have much intercourse, not of
tho gentle kind. Yet tho scrimmage
invariably has but ono termination.
Tho truculent son of Noptuneis sooner
or lator handod over to tho consular
authorities of his country—if he
owns one— and lodged in tho foroign
jail. Perhaps two policemen will be
en^agod in tho operation—perhaps
twenty, that is a more detail. What
is important is tho fact that onco a
.Japaneso policoman makes up his
mind to arrost anyone who Is in his
hands, he sticks to him with bull
dog tenacity—1 ever loses his toaiper
or his hold—and conducts his victim
to tho lockup, if be bo a foreignor,
with tho greatest urbanity and much
polite ceremony.
Most Deadly Subntanoun May Ito Ob-
tained in tho Original Packagn.
If there is ono thing just a little
moro absurd than another it is tho
way poisons aro sold in New York.
A physician taken with a toothacho
in a part of tho town out of his usual
beat went into a drug store on Lex-
ington avenue to get a littlo bella-
donna, says tho Recorder. Tho clerk
would not sell it to him. Jle referred
to tho directory, and producod his
visiting cards to show who ho was.
Tho clerk was adamant—ho would
feel 1 a small dose of belladonna to no
one he did not know. Tho doctor
offered to write a proscription for
himself, but his proposal was scorned.
I -Then tho doctor said ho would take a
I bottle of elixir of opium, and though
tho clerk was "riled" there was noth-
ing for him to do but to sell it. Of
course there was enough of it to kill a
dozen people. A day or two after
that a woman who is now in an in-
sane asylum, and who oven trion had
tho light of madness in her eyes,
went into another apothecary shop
and with no difficulty at all bought
an ounce bottle of morphine. Of
course she went home and tried to
kill herself. After she had taften
the morphine she was taken to a hos-
pital and a do'.on podplo made a
night of it whipping her, walking
her, olectricising her and finally sav-
ing her life. Anything in tho orig-
inal package can bo got anywhere.
Small doses there is a lot of fuss
about. A woman wno is a confirmed
victim of opium buys an 44elixer' as
her regular standby, and her family
aro holploss, because anyone will sell
it to her. Another gets an arsenical
pill in boxes as it comes from the
maker. A man, not being subjoct to
the searches usually practiced on
the feminino victim by her family,
constantly gets his morphine in tho
original ounce bottles and says ho
has never had his right to do so
•John Huirard I'aynu'it Claim.
\\ hen John Howard Payne, the au-
thor of ••Homo, Sweet Home,*'1 died
in Tunis, in 1852, the government
owed him $205.92 salary as consul at
that place. It has been owing it
ever since. Payee's heirs aro now
trying to get congress to make an
appropriation to discharge the obli-
gation. If compound interest should
bo reckoned on tho sum for the for-
ty-one years that have elapsed tho
heirs of the poet would receive a
comfortable fortune. However, the
bill that has been introduced for
their relief only appropriates tho
amount of the original claim, w'>.92,
which is not enough to fight over
The government does not allow in-
terest on inclaimod money left in its
A Mint.
I nclo .lack—Have you a collection
of any kind ?
Karl—No, sir, but I am going to
collect silver dollars as soon a.* I can
get any to start with.—Life.
Condensed \«w« of Oklahoma and in.
rilun Territories,
The Enid Street Pnilwav
has taken out a charter.
U 111 Sam Small allow a dovil in hi*
newspaper office?
Sid Clarke appears before* the house
committee next Monday.
W hat has become of the coal oil
peddler who once nourished r.t Guth-
Lead has been discovered at New-
kirk not lead in a cartridge, but in
the ground.
Three new printing offices have
been established in 111 Kenointhc last
thirty days.
It is about time for the deadly barb-
wire fence to begin to get iu its work-
on the .strip.
Knid is thinking seriously of a street
railway between the depot and the
The sentiment that Oklahomo is go-
ing to be a great fruit country is epi-
Three thousand dollars was refused
for 11 claim a few miles east of Pond
Creek recently. •
The Indian is never called a "col-
ored man." although he is just* as
much colored as the negro,
Jim Corbett is a bookkeeper in the
Guthrie National Rank. That is the
way the champion started,
on There never will be any starving in
Oklahoma as long as there are geese
for I above aud rabbits beneath.
The probate judpn at Alva make
man plunk down s?'.1"1 for carrying c
eealed weapons.
The people of Hennessey are ...
stutolinoU, and will lend thl-ir mitflit The Oklahoma City Times-Journal
111 that direction. calls upon the authorities t<> enforce
The Prcss-Oazette of OklthomnCity 1,10 kra,,ir 1:, regarding quails.
sa\>. that the year was not a hard The Oklahoma City Press-Gazette,
one ou Oklahoma. i has committed the fatal error f try-
Thc Jackson Plow company of Okla-j in& to Jo!ce with ,,ake Admire.
houia (ity has taken out a charter.! The officials of Reaver county have
C apital stock S-0,COO. I been enjoined from collet-ting taxes
According to the Wave, the fines in | on certain lands in that region,
the I'.nid police court for December I Hereafter the railroad station will
amounted to only $'.'83.05. j t>o known as Perry. Wharton goes to
The territorial supreme court has' j°in tho long lint of Oklahoma's dead
adjourned until Jan. 1to await the
appointment of the two new judges
Springvale township, near Guthrie
is in the throes of a race war over a
white and a black justice of the peace.
1 The cheap excursion rates on the
Rock Island are bringing in a large
number of to Oklahoma.
The name of Kings postoffiee in
Pottawatomie county, has been
.•hanged to Dale in honor of tho chief
Dennis Flynn has introduced a bill
in congress appropriating SO,000 to
found a territorial library iu Okla-
homa. *
Mayor Hobart of LI Reno doesn't
wait for a policeman. A fellow got
wild and wooley on the'street the
other day, and Hobart jailed him iua
The Perry papers claim that it will
take ten years to settle, the contest
filings in the laud oftiee at that place,
and fully $.'*00,000 will be expended in
The people of Hennessey arc consid-
ering a proposition to put in water
works the coming season. The only
division of opinion is as to what is the
best system.
The Cheyenne Indians are making
up a collection to employ extra coun-
sel to prosecute Tom O'Hare, the Tex-
as ranger who killed an Indian at
Cheyenne, some time ago.
If any one wants to die rapidly and
neatly all he has to do is to get the
contract for taking the census of a
strip town.
r. George Smith has been elected pres-
ident of the territorial association of
sheriffs. Mr. Smith is sheriff of Cleve-
land county.
Tho county commissioners in the va-
rious counties of Oklahoma are the
greatest meteors on earth. They are
always meeting.
I h Oklahoma man who predicted a
long, hard winter, is now making a
sincere aud diligent effort to kick
himself all over a ten-acre lot
Ira Woods of Guthrie. 30 years old,
has kidnapped Nancy Draper, 11 years
of age. In Oklanoma the penalty for
this is 81.000 tine or five years in jail.
Judge Jennings of Woodward put
on his plug hat the other day, took a
gun and weut out hunting and killed
an eagle measuring six feet from tip
to tip.
Judge Thomson of Knid was lucky
enough tho other day to marry two
couples. The boys around the office
made a welsh with the money and
bought cigars.
The supreme court of Kansas has
overruled motions for a hearing of the
Terrell and McClaskey cases. Judge
Kuckner having received a telegram
to that effect. Terrell must stand
trial in Lincoln county.
Another engagement lias taken
Representatives of a Dunkard col-
ony after looking over Oklahoma and ' place between the Hra/.iliun rebe.sand
the Strip, have concluded that the ! the government forces on board slup.
ountrv about Hennessey suits them
and arc making urangements to buy a j
large number of acres in this vicinity, j
Resides the many other things Hen- J
ncs. ey has to be proud of is a uni-1
formed band under the leader
Professor San ford of Wichita.
at the circus, tho Midway or Coney I
Island can be produced in Hennessey ;
TJie encounter was hot while it lasted,
but the artillery of the government
f. ; t s did good execution and u*u- cd,
rebel warships to retire. i'farr *4.v
John Dorsett. wno was to h ird been
hip (,f i ha 1. «■ 1 Friday, hjs Ivcn reprieved ft.r
A (!av 1 d*ty dnvs.^ This was the first death
Guthrie Capital: Forty lawyers were
admitted to the bay at Perry last
week. Oneftof the examiners put this
query to an applicant: ' What does it
take to make a ease.'" "Twentv-four
bottles." was tin* qaick and laconic
answer. Of course the applicant wa\
Postmaster McShea has received his
new fixtures and will move the olliec
to the corner of Main street and Okla-
homa avenue. Hennessey now has as
line a pftstullice as any town iu the ter-
ritory. The old fixtures tjo to Wako-
111 is. where Frank IJently lias
of the postoflice.
'1 lie board of
sentence ever passed upon a4 uian iti
the territory. On January a. PW?,
Dorsett poisoned Sherman Long, his
j rival for the love of an Indian girl.
The general superintendent of the
1 itu I'c coal iJl'operties at Serant m,
! ('sage county, recently offered to open
tho closed mines if a sufti -ient number
of miners to work them would agree
to work for 81 a ton. At a meeting of
tlrj miners on Thursday it was voted
not to go to work at the rate offered.
The scale heretofore has been $1.05 in
summer and $ winter.
The Choctiws held a convention
throughout the nation Monday to de-
hargo | te rmine whether or not they wanted
I to allot their lands and come in as a
slate. Just as was expected tho lead-
on 11 fy oouimis ioneri. CM.S used the party cash to such sin ex-
of -i county has divided the county 1 tent that the vote was almost unani-
into ten t«> • 1. hip and has pur- 'i.i • i u uislv gainst it. Tho-" tvho wanted
suppliei for the county officers, rhe & change were afraid to attend the
board has also rented a portion of the j convention, killings having become so
for oftiee rooms, numerous that a Choctaw who favors
Alva bank l.nilfliny
and the probate judge, county att
ney, superintendent of public instruc-
tion, sheriff and county treasurer will
hereafter have their oflices in that
u change in governmental affairs dare
nor say so. Had they been allowed to
vote their* true sentiments a big ma-
jority would have been for a change.
Those who favored tho change did
not go near the court liou^e where the
convention was held. The proceed-
ings were all conducted in Choctaw.
Twelve Tinted States cases against
violators of the limber law were tiled
in the district court Saturday in M
county. It is remarkably strange that in gathering to/ether his arguments
people will continue to violate this for statehood, Hon. Sidney Clarke
law . when they know they ^ are wrote to Governor Humphrey in 1892
almost certain to be caught It is not! asking him the total expenditures of
the intention of the law t . punish any j t he slate of Kansas during the first
settler for going and getting a little Hve years of its existence. The fol-
wood for his own use, .so long as he \ lowing is the reply:
does not destroy green timber, but it I Statu op Kansas, Oi fii k of Audi-
Is just as wrong for a person to cut ronoi Statu and Register01 Stat*
timber from government? land and Lam<s.
haul it off and sell it us it is to do any Toim ka, Feb. 11, 189:?. Dear Sin—
other kind of stealing. . Inanswerto yours of the .'r 1, iust, re-
ferred to this department I y Governor
On Saturday night a colored man by j
the name of Jack, while beating his
Humphrey, i have
way on a freight train, fell from his |'C(,,,rds of this oflie
state that the
the follow-
to be the cost of the state depart-
ment of Kansas for the first five years,
18(>1 5
1804 ;
place and was run over, the wlic
passing over both le^-s, over one leg
above the knee, and cutting off the
other between the knee and ankle.
One of the local physicians was called
and requested to do what he could to
relieve the sufferings o: 'he inm. II-
wired the officials that he would have' ,Wl'
nothing to do with tho ease. The rail
road men did all in tliej. power to re-
lieve the victim, and were justly filled
with indignation against the inhuman
action of the physician. The people
of Mulhall arc noted for the*r trener , , .,
osit.v. and w.K.l.l have p-ladlv admin nturned f„r those two year,. \ ery
84 831
100 000

... 14' .r 95
... 187 1C6
The above items are the current ex-
penses, except that in 18(51 $11,000 were
expended for military purposes, aud
in 18• ." . 5?4,i, t'.fj were expended for cap-
it ol grounds and buildings, both of
which were included in the items
istered to the wants of the sufft
had they known any thing about th<
C it a ': i. 1* s m. Hovey,
Auditor of State.
Thete is an old judge in one of tHI
Indian nations who holds that poker is
petit la'reeny.
Guthrie < apital: I H Gammon K
now national commissioner'and eh f
of awards, manufacturers1, mines and
mining and transportation depart
ments, in rooms • 1 . and 17, Pacific
building, Washington. I>. C.
Prof. McCoy of Jefferson county pro-
poses to make a living if rustlin r
avails anything in that dtre< tion. He
i> proprietor of a herd of high-class
Poland China hogs, runs a photograph
gallery in Valley Falls, conducts a
dancing school 111 the same town, anil the horse over to Mr
officiates in a church orchestra *een him since.
It is said the deputy marshals wili
receive § '1,000 for this quarter.
JC1 Reno Democrat: Mr. .lames
< hurchwell, underslieriff of Oklahoma
county, was in the city Tuesday of
this week. Mr. Churchwell stated
that .John Hall, late deputy slier.IT of
tins county, called on him last wfek
and presented a bill of sale signed by
lorn 1\ rt for a valuable mure that
belonged to her but had been in Mr.
1 hurchwell's pisAiion ever since Tom
had been in the custody of the officers.
The bill ol 88 e v* as dated some time
back, while she was in the Canadian
ounty jail. Mr Churchwell turned
Hill and has not.

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