The Peoples Voice. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 25, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 20, 1894 Page: 2 of 8

Peoples Voice.
Norman, Oklahoma.
^_JLU _ ' J U."-- - ■ J
The politeness anl courage o-
Americans is proverbial. Of all lb
passengers in a recent train robbarj
not one was rude enough to interfero
with the bandits and not one was
scared to doath.
RELIEF IS NEEDED.!..:
LILIUOK ALANI'S ADVISERU.
CONDITION
TREASURY.
A New Ydkk editor is said to favor
tho plan of limiting suffrage to capi-
talists, thus definitely Forming a
plutocracy. The editor is not wholly
given over to lunacy, for he refuses
to reveal his name.
When the czar of Russia cannot
enjoy the pleasure of feeding hungry
orphans with tho crumbs from his
table without dangor of killing oil
all the innocent partakers of his
bounty his lot is hard indeed.
Footpads who rob women cannot
expect to have tho offense condoned
because they are gallant enough to
tip their hats as they depart, it
may soften the hearts of women, but
it will fail to touch tho palico as
signally as the polieo havo thus far
failed to touch them.
Wat off in Africa King I.obengula,
whose skin is black has succeeded in
cutting to pieces some of tho white
troops that havo been having similar
fun with his followers. Tho king
does not realize that ho is bucking
against civilization that can bo just
as uncivilized as himself.
Jn timo of peaco it troubles the
ofllcials of tho navy to havo tho Now
York got away for liio in such
hurry that they haven't timo to paint
out the coal stains on hor sides. It
Is hard to say what audi ovor-nico
ofllcials would do in timo of war, if
she "hould havo any blood stains on
hor docks.
Aobhkiis tried to extort, money
from a Chicago lawyer. They did
cot got any, but acquired a iot of
Valuable experience on which they
How meditate behind tho bars,
htrango as it may seom tho lawyer
did not charge thorn a cont. They
ought to repay him by retaining him
to dofocd them.
MR, CARLISLE CALLS FOR HELP.
If IlumoilIntn Action In Not Tnkrn to
Replenish tlio <•« !«! tlit* Kec*
retarjr Will I *ue ltoni!* ('inler
the Flitting Laws —The !(<•-
celpM ninl (expenditures
of the Coverttment.
The modern great city must have
•♦.roots two stories high; either with
elevated roads above surface or tun-
nels, or subways underneath. This
involvos tremendous expense, which
might bo savod if the streets had
boon made wide enough in tho lirst
nlace. This is a lesson which should
bo hooded in tho lay lag out of all fu-
turo streets.
Some one hut said tha • tho world
has progressed as much between
1820 and tho present day as it did
between 1820 and the days of Abra-
ham. if this notion is to bo accepted
James Morris, who has just died at
Lyons, N. Y., at the ago of 121, has
hud an opportunity of witnessing as
many changes as if he wero born just
alter tho flood and lived until tho
discovery of America.
An exchange doclares that Cali-
fornia has "women trumps." What
is a poor woman to do when hor
lather, husband, brother or son rides
Off and leaves hor with tho children
to feed? One of the most pitiful
aspects of modern civilization is tho
eagerness with which many itinerant
men of various classes desert their
families and devote their time und
earnings solely to their cwn aopetitcs.
Many peoplo living in Rochester,
N. Y., who could and would work
are dobarred from so doing because
of insufficient clothing. Children,
too, are unable to go to school be-
cause they havo no shoos. Tho mayor
has established in tho basement of
tho city hall, a bureau whore, second
hand clothing may bo sent by those
who havo discurded them. Every
day between cortain hours crowds of
people in need of clothing go there
and are fitted out
Washinoton, Jan. 17.—'The follow-
ing letter was forwarded bv Secretary
Carlisle to Senator Voorhces, chair-
man of the tinanee committee of tho
senate:
Washington. Jan 13, lH'Jl -Dear Sir: In
compliance with your verbal request, 1 have
the honor to Mubmit for th«; consideration of
the finance committee of tho senate Htate-
ments showing the actual condition of the
treasury on the 12th day of the prenent month
and an estimate of receipts ami expenditures
during the remainder of this month and the
month of February. It will be aeon from this
statement there is an urgent necessity for such
Immediate action as will replenish the coin
reserve and enable this department to con-
tinue the payment of public expenses and dis-
charge the obligations of the government to
pensioners ami other lawful creditors
When my annual report was prepared it was
estimated the expenses during the current, lis
cal year would exceed the r -ceipts t the
amount of about r«M,U0),00j and I asked con-
Kress for authority to issue and sell bonds, or
other forms of obligations to an amount not
exceeding fAO.OXi.OJJ, beiriiu a low rate of in
tereat and h.ivintf a reasonably short time to
ran, to soablo tho Moroiary of Iht treasury
to s.ipply such iletlcluucioi as nxi^ht occur in
the revenues
The estlm ite then made was based upon tho
assumption that the worst effects of our finan-
cial disturbances had already been realized,
and there would be a substantial increase in
the revenues f« r the rem Under o! the year.
While it is not believed the deficiency then
existing would he supplied by increased reve-
nues In the future, it is hoped no additional
deficiency would occur, but the receipts and
expenditures during tho month of December
and up to the liith dav of tho present month
show that the estimate of a deficiency or fcx
OOO.OJO at the close of the year was much too
low The actual receipts and expenditures
during each month of the fiscal yeir of 1hui
and tho monthly detlciencio* havo boon as fol-
lows:
Excess of Ex-
Receipts Expenditures, penditures
July f .TO, *)5.77H 10 * . 0 tfft.MHH <50
A UK. -M. 4NI.NHU I M,. (15. i 4H
Sept 21,6a.'. 736.10 23,473,110 17
Actual for three months:
r«. I'trkcr aud Peterson Deny That
She Will Sue I'urle *mu for ltauiagra.
Man Francisco, Jan. 17.—In corres-
pondence from Hawaii received by tho
Steamer Australia it was asserted tfiat
•he deposed queen had given up tho
hontest for reinstatement and would
me the United States for damages for
the part taken by the former repre-
sentatives of this country at the timo
the provisional government was t ub-
Itituted for the monarchy.
Samuel Parker, prime minister of
the ex-queen and minister of foreign
affairs, and A. Peterson, attorney
general, two members of the cabinet
at the time of the change of govern-
ment, who eame by the same steamer,
briefly denied the statement, deeming
that it was unimportant Last night
they noticed in the telegraphic dis-
patches from Washington that con-
siderable weight is given at the capi-
tal to this report In consequence,
Mr. Parker last evening sent a strong
telegram to Secretary of State liresh-
am signed as prime minister of foreign
affairs, positively denying these as-
sertions, and declaring that the queen
had submitted her case to the artitra-
tion of the United States and would
patiently await that verdict
Parker and Peterson said Inst even-
ing that they saw the queen "half an
hour before they left on the steamer
Australia and that she was firm in her
determination to maintain her claim
to the throne. At no time did she or
any of her advisers mention the pos-
sibility of presenting a claim to the
United States for pecuniary damages.
HUNTINGTON'S SHARP DEAL.
penditures.
f H.777.1 :il
u,41 (.:<«:! is
s,0. 2.5IU0J
80,870,627 ft)
Oct 84,864,894 07
Nov. Si 1.570.135 HI
Dec. 22.312,027 50
lfcOI. l i davs—
Jun. 10,360,030.37
OS,4 0,001
20.5HH.S02 34
3l,302.02d 10
h0,508,2tJ0.Bl
10,261,655,14
27,038,005 19
5,301.307 37
7.: 22,625 rt)
7,710,233.51
5,803.715 77
H l.5f>S,Oi4 04
Tot*l,f l(B,08(138106 9206,008 428 03
If tho same average month v deficiencies
should continue tho total differences
between reoelpts and expenditures on June 3u
next will bfl 7S, 107,342
According to the best estimates that can bo
made tho total receipts during the present
month and tho month of February will be 541,-
000,000 and total expenditures will be 900,3')),-
00 , showing a deficiency during the two
months of 910,403,001), but this does not include
any payments on account of the sutpir bounty,
claims for which io the amount of nearly $3,-
030,OJO have already been presented and are
now under investigation in the department.
The assets of the treasury and the current
liabilities in ex cos * of certificates and treas-
ury notes outstanding were us follows on tho
Jiith of tho present month:
In .old | 74,138,140
Sliver dollars and bullion 8.002,287
I ractional stiver coin 12,1X1,003
United States noton 5,301,2i2
Treasury notes of 1H03 2 470OOO
National bank notes 14.020 735
Minor coins u.18 825
Deposits in banks 15,473,803
Total cash 9132,327,880
LIABILITIES.
Bank note 5 per cont lun 1 9 7.108.210
Outstanding checks and drafts 5.103.017
Disbursing officers' balances 28,170 HO
toftlco department account 3,81*7.741
Undistributed assets of failed na-
tional banks . 4,027,727
District of Columbia account 141,2.0
Total twenty account 46.000, M
( old reserve 74.017,510
Net balance ll,22-<,374
The safest possiblo way for dis-
tributing alms is through the organ-
ized charities. Money doled out in
answer to street solicitation is
oftener misplaced than otherwise.
Few unworthy peoplo are able to
hoodwink those who manage tho or-
ganized charities. The man who
said ho would rather give to nino un-
worthy solicitors for aid than refuse
the tenth who should prove to bo
worthy is not now under tho neces-
sity of more imposition.
The grand jury of Kings county.
New York, is surprised and dismayed
to learn that tho inmates of tho
county jail are tho "offscourings of
society." This is indeed depressing.
It shows that the standard of Kings
county criminals is very low. Steps
shouid bo takoft to "pinch" a few
doctors of divinity, two or three
judges, a bank president or two and
u sprinkling of proiossional men to
leaven tho lump. Ward McAllister
might bo inveigled across tho river
and chucked in.
A woman has disposed of an es-
tate of $1>,0)) by writing a lew
lines in pencil on an old envelope.
Lawyers say that the will cannot bo
broken, and their opinion that
women know nothing about business
they regard as confirmed anew.
iTfTLLANT, the bomb-thrower, lias
a word that his last achievement
fitly crowns. Jle has been a vagrant,
a beggar, a thief, a woman boater,
and served time for each offense. It
Is, perhaps, little wonder that he is
not enamored cf the law.
Total liability 1132,377,880
It will appear from this statement that tho
coin reserve has been reduced to 174, lOi, 140,
and it is evident from the condition of the
treasury that the department will have no
means to defray the ordinary expenses of tho
government unless a large part of the pay-
ments are hereafter made from that fund if
this is tlone the coin reserve will be reduced
bv the llrst of February to 9-0,001.801, a
um wholly inadequate for the purpose for
which it was ere «ted On account of this
critical condition of the treasury I have con-
sidered it my duty in addition to the earnest
recommendations contained in my annuo! re-
port to appoar twice before your committee
ami after full explanation of the situation,
urge prompt legislative action on this subject
With tho permission of tho committee, I
have prepared and presented for its considera-
tion a hill which, if passed, would, in mv opin-
ion meet all requirements of the situation by
providing the neces-ary means for defraying
the public expenses and replenishing the coin
reserve to such an extent as to assure the
maintenance of the parity of all forms of
United States currency. While this proposed
measure of relief h is not yet been disposed of
or considered bv the committee, tho great dif-
ferences of opinion which ire known to exist
in both branches of con re-s concerning the
propriety of ^ranting additional or amended
authority to issue bonds in any form, or for
any purpose render it doubtful whether new
legislation upon the subject can be secureJ in
time to provide tho means wnich are impera-
tively demanded in order to preserve the credit
and honor of the government
But the necessity for relief at this time Is so
urgent and tho prospect of material improve-
ment in the financial condition of the i overn-
nient is so problematical that unless authority
tn issue and sell shorter bonds or other obliga-
tions bearing a lower rate of interest than
that specified in the existing law is granted
by congress at a very early dav. I shall feel
constrained by a sense of public duty to exer-
cise the power already conferred to the extent
at least of producing an adequate coin reserve
to provide promptly for the deficiency in
revenues during the current fiscal year, and I
will from time to time advise your committee
of the condition of the treasury in order that
this subject may receive due consideration 1
have the honor to be yours very respectfully,
John G Carlisle. Secretary.
The bill which is referred to by tho
secretary is the one he suggested in
his annual report giving the secretary
power to issue coupon or registered
bonds in denominations of ?!.'> bear-
ing :i per cent interest and to run for
five years.
TARIFF AMENDMENTS.
Hie Hill Head hi tin. lion,. Section by
Section—Over Two Hour* to Kead It.
Washinoton, Jan. 17—At 12:15
yesterday the clerks began to read
the Wilson bill, relieving each other
about every fifteen minutes. It re-
quired two hours and twenty-three
minutes to read the bill, even at tho
rapid rate with which the clerks pro-
ceeded. immediately after the read-
ing of tli0 bill Chairman Wilson sug-
gested that for three days the bill
should be open to amendment in sec-
tions, instead of having amendments
offered at any joint in the bill indis-
criminately.
Several unimportant amendments to
various schedules of the bill wore of-
fered by Mr. Wilson and adopted by a
I strict party vote after heated debate,
Till! raclflc Ma); 11 ute Charged With Tain-
pcrlng With StMiidford Securities
1'iiancisco, Jan. 17.—The Ex-
aminer prints a dispatch from New
York stating that it was reported on
Wall street that on account of trou-
ble between Mrs. Leland Standford
and C. I\ Huntington there was some
question as to tho latter's ability to
control the Galveston, Houston & Texas
railroad and other lines lu which Stan-
ford is said to havo held large in-
terests with Huntington. According
to the story Mrs. Stanford discovered
that Huntington withheld from her
knowledge large blocks of securities
held by himself and Stanford in com-
mon and that there is a possibility of
a suit against Huntington for over a
million dollars.
The Examiner in a local article says
the story is substantially correct
Judge Spencer, Mrs. Stanford's at-
torney, who is reported to have writ-
ten a sharp letter to Huntington de-
manding an accounting, when asked
about the story said: "I must decline
to bo interviewed on that subject. If
Mr. Huntington wishes to talk he
can do so. lie may tell as little or as
much as lie pleases. He is not an at-
torney protecting other people's busi-
ness."
SCIENCE AND THE LAW.
An Ohio riiyslclnii Want* ."Murderer*
Delivered Up for Kxperlinents.
CoM'Mnrs, Ohio, .Ian. 17.—bill has
bceen introduced in the legislature by
Representative Jlowlen of Stark coun-
ty at the request of a physician, who
is one of his constituents, to abolish
hanging as a means ot inflicting the
death penalty and providing that all
murderers sentenced to death
shall be put out of tho way
by means of anesthetics, which are to
be administered under tho super-
vision of a board of physicians and
scientists. The condemned man bav-
irg been placed in a painless sleep,
the scientists are to be permitted to
remove the top of his skull and watch
the action of the brain, or lay bare
his heart and other vitals and study
life there.
The author of the bill has flooded
the state with circulars in support of
the measure, arguing that its passage
would give scientists an opportunity
to study the currents of life as they
have never been studied ana would
undoubtedly result in wonderful and
beneficent discoveries to the lasting
benefit of humanity.
A BONFIRE OF HIS JOINT.
of
Selle
Conversion
Celebrated by Peculiar services*
1 Washington, Iowa. Jan. 17. — At a
recent revival at Wcllinan, in this
count,)', a saloon keeper was converted
anil, to impress the public with liis
sincerity, '.io invited all to a grand
salvation bonfire in the public park
last evening.
When the hour arrived nearly 1,000
persons were gathered around a pile
composed of billiards and gambling
tables, counters, sideboards and other
lixturea Prayers were offere i by
local clergymen and tho pile was tired
by the owner.
While it blazed a converted man
made a temperance talk to the crowd
and a number of gospel hymns were
sung. The public school children
were assembled that they might wit-
ness the object lesson.
We!nh Tin Plate Maker* In the Dumps.
London, Jan. 17.—a dispatch to tho
Times fro:n Cardiff says that the
McICinlcy tariff is still injuring the
export trade of South Wales. Tho
tin plate trade with the United States
is one-third of the productive capacity
and has been at a standstill for the
last six months. Over .1,000 workmen
are unemployed and besides these
there are numbers of others indirectly
affected. The loss in wages is com-
puted at SCO,000, weekly, while the
employers are losing $20,00;) weekly.
The Mitchell Itauk Heopened.
Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. J7.—The
Marine fire and Insurance bank, bet-
ter known as the Mitchell bank,which
closed its doors July 25, has reopened
for business with Washington Becker
as president. Jacob Litt, the theatri-
cal manager, was the first man to
make a deposit, handing in 914,000.
Deposits from other banks ranging*
from 815,000 to 525,000 followed.
War on Cigarettes.
Emporia, Kan., Jan. 17.—Last night
the city council passed an ordinance
providing that all Emporia dealers in
cigarettes shall pay a license tax of
8500 per year and that to no children
under 16 years of age shall cigarettes
be sold, under penalty of $100 fine and
thirty days in jail.
COVERNOR MITCHELL
HE STANDS PAT ON THE
PRIZE FIGHT.
WILL BE STOPPED AT ALL HAZARDS
lit .>! «• It Out Cot ti for *11 Tum> That
Mitchell and Corbett Cuu Not He
Drought Together In the I'rise
It I iii; lu That State, Let the
Cotmequeueet lte W hat
The/ May—Protests.
k*r,
Tallahassee, Fla., Jan. 17.—Got-
ernor Mitchell hus no intention of
abandoning his fight against the Duval
athletic club and the Corbett-Mitehe'u
contest, but, on the contrary, is mle
determined than ever, and has laid
plans which he says cannot fail To-
day he said: "You can announce that
I'm going to prevent this prize fight,
for that's what it is, no matter how
many other terms are applied to it."
"Hut it is hinted that the Jackson-
ville militia has declined to aid you,"
was suggested.
"That is not true," said the governor
sharply, "but if they did happen to so
decline, it would not affect my plans
in the slightest degree. 1 am going
to prevent that tight, and that's all
there is about it Corbett and Mitchell
cannot light in this state."
"Have you read that the club has
several other plans in view if Jack-
sonville is abandoned?"
"I have, and I repeat emphatically
that the fight shall be prevented in
the state of Florida. 1 grant you
they may sneak off in the woods some-
where and have it out, but I don't see
how even this can be done. I shall
not call upon the Jacksonville militia.
Some of them are in favor of the tight
and have friends who are interested."
"Then you will employ the militia
of some other point of the state?"
^ "You may draw vour own conclu-
sions. Tho adjutant general has
planned to cover every point which
might be available, and his men are
men who may bo depended upon. I
am prepared in any event"
"Now then," said the governor in
conclusion, 44I think I have made my-
self plain. If anybody comes to
Florida to see a fight and don't see
one after spending time and m >ney,
ne can only blame himself. There
will, I repeat once more, be no prize
fight here."
The adjutant general would say
nothing of his plans further than that
the tight would surelv bo prevented.
ltudineHH Men Ac iust Interference.
Jacksonville, Fla, Jan. 17.—Last
AMENDING THE TARIFP BILL.
Clixlrman Wllsou Offers Suggestions aud
the llouss Acts Upon Thein.
Washington. Jan. 17.—At the open-
ing of the session of the house this
morning, Mr. Springer of Illinois
asked unanimous consent to correct
un Illinois newspaper report attribu-
ting some remarks made by Mr. Doll-
iver, Republican, of Iowa, to him.
Mr. Keed remarked sarcastically that
this was very painful, but he would
mako no objection on Mr. Dolliver's
account Mr. Springer explained
that he had commended the tariff bill
highly instead of denouncing it, as
had been reported.
The house resumed the considera-
tion of the tariff bill and Mr. Wilson
immediately resumed the offering of
committee amendments. The first
was to reduce the duty on furs for
hatters' use from twenty to ten per
«ent
The next amendment was one to
place on the free list, in addition to
the books, etc., printed over twenty
years, hydrographiccharts. This was
also agreed to.
This was followed by an amend-
ment changing the rate on condensed
milk from 20 per cent advalorem to 2
cents per pound, which occasioned
considerable debate. Mr. Northway
of Ohio and Mr. Curtis of
New Hampshire argued that
there was no sugar of milk industry
before 1890 and that the proposed
reduction would ruin it, and result in
the increase of price from 10 to 15
cents a pound. Mr. Payne of New
York, protested against bringing up
the children on foreign sugar of milk.
Mr. breckinridge defended the com-
mittee's amendment.
Mr. Bowers of California, next
argued for the present duty on raisins
and created much amusement by
throwing an armful of California rai-
sins toward the Democratic side.
There was great scrambling among
the members and soon half the house
was complacently mutiching the fruit
A FIERCE BATTLE.
ANARCHISTS AND SOLDIERS
COME TOGETHER.
,4- . *
A TERRIBLE COMBAT IN ITALY,
The ^om of Life Among the I(ed< Is 11m
lleved to Ili ve Sleeu (ireat, us the
Troops Fired Volley Alter Volley
Into the Anarehists at Short
Jlunge. I.e.i vhig scores of
\ Head and Wouudsd.
SENATOR HOAR ON HAWAII.
Prepailng to Address the Senitte on the
President's Mennngr.
Wasiiigton, Jan. 17,—In the absence
of the vice president, who is attending
the meeting of the New York Bar as-
sociation at Albany, tho president
pro tern, Senator Harris of Tenn-
essee, presided in the senate to day.
The president's message transmitting
the Hawaiian correspondence sent
in to the executive session yesterday
was laid before the senate, but
a delay occurred before a quorum was
secured.. The message of the presi-
dent was read and Sir. Hoar moved
that tho message and correspondence
be printed and referred to the com
mittee on foreign relations and gave
notice that after the morning hour ho
would address the senate on the Ha-
waiian question.
Mr. Manderson presented a petition
against tho passage of tho Wilson
tariff bill and stated that the majority
of the signers were Democrats and
Populists.
night leading business firms united in
signing a call for an indignation
meeting to be held here to night to
protest against the action of (Jovernor
Mitchell in his stand and also in re-
gard to his position in saying that
troops will be sent here. Sentiment
is very bitter against the governor for
his highhanded stand, and verv likely wlY'' 7 7,"?' "
the proceedings will be mosteiciting 1?°tcl' am early this morning gas « as
MURDERED BY
exciting.
MINISTER.
discovered escaping from
The door was broken open a
A Mysterious Tragedy In Indiana Cleared
Cp hy a Treacher's Contention.
Richmond, Ind., Jan. 17.—Three
years ago William llenshaw was mys-
steriously murdered near the northern
boundary of this county while return-
ing from a call on Miss Minnie Bond.
Last night a dispatch from Fountain
City announced that the Rev. Ben-
jamin Baldwin, a Methodist minister,
had made a full confession of the
murder. He is now at Troy, Ohio,
and had been brooding over the affair
until he felt that to make a full con-
fession would ease his mind.
It is said Baldwin was a suitor of
Miss Bond and that his jealousy of
young llenshaw drove him to the
deed. It is further asserted that the
father of the girl favored the minis-
ter's suit And that they together con-
cocted the plan to murder the young
man.
The Judge Needed a Guardian.
Sprixgkiri.d, Mo., Jan. 17.—J. J.
Ramsey, probate Judge of Hickory
county, is stopping at the Ozark
.■as
his room,
open and he was
rescued half dead. When revived he
said he had turned on the gas but for-
got to light it. About an hour later a
pistol went otf in the judge's room.and
on the appearance of the porter he
said he had dropped his guu.
WHIttaker Attachments I)l*.o!ve<l.
Wichita, Kan., Jan. 17. —In the
district court this afternoon Judge
Reed held that attachments for 3200,-
000, run by the National Hank of
Commerce of St Louis and Jerome
Rerryman of Kansas City on the prop-
erty of John Whittaker & Sons, tho
packers, after the appointment of a
receiver on application of Michael
McEnnis, Whittaker's partner, should
be dissolved.
THE COUGHL.N TRIAL.
The
-Kx-
ution Almost Finished
Mayor Criilcer on the Stand.
Chicago, Jan. 17.—The prosecution
in theCoughlin case announced to-day
that the state's evidence would ba
finished to-morrow night. Ex-Mayor
Creiger, who had eoine into court to
answer to a subaoena, it is said at the
request of Judge Wing, was a witness
to-day. He answered the queries of
the attorney for the defense in a bluff,
hearty way. He could give no satis-
faction as to the much sought missing
shorthand transcript of the interview
between Chief of I'olice Hubbard and
Coughlin before Coughli .'s arrest
Lowest Prices on Record for Ury Goods.
New York, Jan. 17.—The Daily Ury
Goods Record to-day says: "Agents
have made the jobbing price of Amos-
keag and Lancaster staple and staple
fancy ginghams five cents net This
is the lowest price ever reached, not
excepting the auction sale of Septem-
ber 14, 1893, as then the average price
was near tive cents for what could be
had, whereas now buyers can make
their selections of styles and colors.
Agents have reduced the jobbing price
of American sheetings to three and
three-fourths cents net, also the low-
est price except in the spring of '91
for a short time."
A New TopulUt Corporation.
Topeka, Kan., Jan. if.—The Ex-
change company of Shawnee county,
with a capital stock of 8100,000 was
chartered yesterday. The company i
formed to do a general mercant^
business, to receive money and ft
duels on deposit and issue check
certificates therefor and to e
an intelligence office to advar
cause of co-operation educati
Congressman John G. Otis
the directors of the compan.vJ
Mother and Daughters ferUli.
Harhouksville, Ky., Jan. 17.—At
the village of Mills this morning, a
fire destroyed the dwelling and store
of Frederick A. Houston and other
buildings. The Houston familv was
asleep at the time. Houston and his
son escaped. Mrs. Houston could
have saved herself, but she tried to
awaken her two daughters, aged 17
and 1(j, and they all perished.
Mangled hy a Freight Train.
Moberly, Mo, Jan. 17.—James
Conners, a prominent stockman of
this county and for years marshal of
Huntsville, was killed yesterday
morning at the Wabash ballast works,
at the foot of Clifton hill, hy falling
from a car of mules which he had
shipped to Kansas City.
Senator# lu No Hurry.
Washington, Jan. 17.—The senate
finance committee to-day listened to
Secretary Carlisle's letter on the
financial outlook, but adjourned with-
out taking any action, with the under-
standing that a meeting would beheld
very soon for the further considera-
tion of the question.
NEWS NOTES.
"Aunt Judy'' Hale, colored, said to
be 110 years of age, died at Norborne,
Mo.
Jeromire White, a Blackhawk war
survivor, died at Osage City, Kan., of
old ago.
It is reported from Montreal that
hundreds of people aro destitute at
Manitoba.
A. T. Fowler, a master plumber of
Lawrence, Kan , has failed with con-
siderable liabilities.
An incendiary fire at Unionville,
and
A party of citizens of El •
including the mayor, hav^"
rested by federal authoC
prospecting for gold in tlX
mountains ou an Indian res<Tvation.
'ill & destroyed the postollice
1 v ,,] „r valuable property.
nil bp Wing flouring mills at Charles-
'i., were burned. Loss $100,000.
1 *.nce 845,000.
* 'o thousand coal miners about
es and S' l^eesP°1*l- 1'a., have returned to
-vork for 2,'4 cents per bushel.
A college student at Monmouth. III.,
has b 'en arrested on a charge of at-
tempting to wreck an Iowa Central
'«ra in
Mag"
ale
ichita
Rome, Jan. 17.—The inhabitants of
Carrara were terrified to day by the
sounds of long and tierce firing in the
hills near Tirano, where a band of
from GOO to 1,000 Anarchists fought a
pitched battle with a force of infantry
and gendarmes sent to hunt them
down.
It is believed that the loss of life
must havo been great, as the infantry
fired volley after volley at the reds.
The Anarchists took up strong posi-
tions behind rocks and other points of
vantage in the hills and made a des-
perate resistance to the troops, but
were finally defeated and fled, leav-
ing scores of dead and wounded upon
the field.
CLEAR EVIDENCE OF LOOTING.
Kxpert Conrad Make* a Strong Case
Againtt Itutik Wrecker Kocttlng.
Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. 17—Kvi-
denco was brought out at the trial of
Banker Koetting to-day to show that
the South Side savings bank had been
hopelessly looted and that all inanntr
of tricks had bjen resorted to hy
Cashier Koetting to temporarily cover
up discrepancies.
A. P. Conrad, the expert accountant,
testified that President Truinpff and
Koetting began to dabble with the
cash drawer in 1871. The prosecution
intended to show that during some
ten years Koetting had withdrawn
more than SI00,00J from the cash
drawer, leaving in place of it only
memorandum slips; that this indebted-
ness had been taken up by Koetting
taking notes and collateral of the
bank and discounting them at other
banks; that the notes so given wero
never credited as having been dis-
counted and left tho same shortage,
though in a different form.
Expert Conrad this ifternoon testi-
fied that as early as 188") Koetting be-
gan to falsify the reports made an-
nually to the state treasurer i the
lirst Monday in January; thru K t-
ting concealed $40,000 of -r.~ t:*-..
indebtedness in order to rr.*ke fc- j
•bowing, and th it on t .. irpl
in January, 189?, the diiV- ..
tween the actual liab... • s . f • e
bank and Kosttin^f re
statu treasurer was $385.00a
FONDS FOR PENSIONERS.
Congressman hlbley «f Pennsylvania
Conceives a New Financial Idea.
Washington*, Jan. 17. —Representa-
tive Sibley, Democrat, of Pennsyl-
vania has prepared a bill to pay pen-
sions in a new issue of two per cent
bonds. He proposes to offer this to
the house in case a bill is presented
for a general issue of bonds.
His bill is designed to give
pensioners the benefits usually accru-
ing from bonds and also to give the
government a ready means of meeting
pension obligations. His plan is to
make the bonds in denominations of
$20 up to S100 and to make them legal
tender, except for customs dues.
I his would allow them to circulate as
paper currency. His plan contem-
plates the issue of such bonds until
tie amount reaches 850 per capita for
the population of the country
Mr Sibley intends to suggent his
plan to Secretary Carlisle and in any
event to offer it as an amendment to
tho general bond proposition, if one
conies before the house.
Implement Dealers In sesjion.
Kansas City, Mo., .Jan. 17.—The
Western Retail Implement anil
Vehicle Dealers' association bepan its
fifth annual meeting- at 11 o'clock to-
day in the Casino, on IJroadway near
the Coates hotel. About 150 men who
sell farm implements at retail in the
cities of Kansas, Missouri and Okla-
homa were present and there were
some fifty or seventy-five representa-
tives of Kansas City wholesale imple-
ment dealers.
Wife and Children llutcliereil.
Birmingham, Ala., Jan. 17.—At,
Somerville Sunday night, John E.
Johnson, colored, cut the throats of
his wife and two children, aped re-
spectively 5 and 3, and then saturated
the room with oil and set fire to the
house. Only charred portions of the *
bodies were found in the debris.
Jealousy and another woman figured
in the case. Johnson is in jail and is
pretty sure to be lynched.
Clyde Mattoi Guilty of Harder. y
Wichita, Kan , Jan. 17. —In the
United States court to-day the jury in
the Clyde Mattox case brought in a
verdict of murder in the first degree.
Mattox heard the verdict as stoically
as an Indian would have. Thus ends
Mattox's third trial for the murder of
John Mullin, a negro, in Oklahoma
City, in December, 1889.
Watchman Bound and Safe Robbed.
Zanesvii-le, Ohio, Jan. 17.—Early
this morning three masked men en-
tered the soap factory of Schultz &
Co., overpowered Watchman Day and
after binding and gagging him, threw
him into a closet. The safe in the
office was then blown open and SJ-800
in checks, 8200 in monev and a dia-
mond ring were taken. The robbers
made their escape.
Illc ItewardH for Train Ilobbers.
St. Joseph, Mo , Jan. 17.—General -ii
Manager Brown of the Burlington
road, and K. Sanford, superintendent
of the Adams Express comnany, havo
increased the reward for the five men |
who held up the train near this city
last Wednesday to S-,000. The police f
are as much at sea as ever.
I

Upcoming Pages

Here’s what’s next.

upcoming item: 3 3 of 8
upcoming item: 4 4 of 8
upcoming item: 5 5 of 8
upcoming item: 6 6 of 8

Show all pages in this issue.

This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.

Tools / Downloads

Get a copy of this page .

Citing and Sharing

Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.

Reference the current page of this Newspaper.

Allan, John S. The Peoples Voice. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 25, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 20, 1894, newspaper, January 20, 1894; Norman, Oklahoma Territory. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc116322/m1/2/ocr/: accessed March 23, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

International Image Interoperability Framework (This Page)