The State Democrat. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 75, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 30, 1896 Page: 1 of 4
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NORMAN, CLEVELAND COUNTY« OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY APRIL 30,
Go Look at the Boston Stora s Big Spring Stock Prices away down below :ces adver-
tised by other merchants.
THE E3E-ST1 ?
HARVESTER VI] W¥2
MiLWftUKee sieeL junior
The entire machine raises and lowers
WEIGHT ONLY 1-250 POUNDS !
Lightest Draft, Easiest Operated.
:•> t'n: l.l;.;hie«, Sihil
construction and most d, :mV
Farmers will do we'll to call and inspect the: ma-
chines before purchasing.
J. W. BROWN & i.'RO.
CLAIMS OF M'KINLEY.
ALMOST ENOUGH DELE-
GATES TO NOMINATE.
Mr. (Ironvonor Figures Out That He lift?
Already 411 Delegates to 111* St. I.onU
Convention—Only r: short of Winulng
— Joe Manley Disputes I lie Lstlumle.
Washington, April 27.—Thcro is a
wide difference between the estimates
of Joseph Manley and Representative
Grosvonor on the strength of candi-
dates before the Republican national
convention. Mr. Grosvenor claims
that Governor McKinley now has 144
delegates, with 4f <> necessary to a
choice. Altogether 711 delegates have
been elected. Mr. .Manley concedes
Mr. McKinley .." 0 delegates and claims
let for Reed.
Mr. Grosvenor, in his statement,
"MoKinley's strength stands to-day
..1 < n( •.
... HI N
The door . of the New York Ra
again opened and we are glad :
our efforts to please the Public
you may help us advertise t
f I I c t
' o r k Ra ket Store and
where it is neec
put mo ley in
we will ^\\
ai goods in out
stait your tonQUew — .i
derful bargains Shoes s
s t h at will
N. hnuk i
Leas i mim
S.I03, i'-J ;Uiar j
thirty day.", $1
odd Pants, regular price two
lars, to clean up o at fifty cents,
i millinery goods at juri alt coat.
Our $2.50 boot: to
Nlilwauko.. oil rai
$1.75, our price for
A iot of
Mr. Manley says: Governor Mclvin-
ley's percentage of tne delegates
elected remains practically as it did
one week ago. My estimate follows:
Whole number elected, 711; for Thom-
as B. Reed, 101; for Governor McKin-
ley, '-'50; for all other candidates, 217;
doubtful and contested, 83.
FIVE SLAIN BY A MANIAC-
An 1 ml lain Carpenter's Awful Work
Willi >1 (ill u.
Rock villi:, Ind., April 27.—Peter
Egbert, a carpenter, years old, un-
married, this morning, without appar-
ent cause or provocation, shot and
instantly killed Mrs. Herman Haske
and two children, who lived in the
house next to his. Then he reloaded
his gun aud came up town.
The maniac found sheriff W. M.
Mull and Deputy William Sweera ia
the National bank stain.* ay and at
once fired at them, shooting the
sheriff in the back of the h"ad, hilling
him instantly. Sweein, who was fac-
ing the madman, received a charge of
buckshot in his neck and fell at the
bank step . expiring instantly.
Egbert then made his escape to the
fair grounds just outside of the town.
A posse immediately organized and
started in pursuit and soon fifty or
more men armed with shot guns,
rifles and pistols surrounded the
Egbert refused to surrender and was
tired on. He did not reiuin the lire,
but ran into a stall and sent a load of
buckshot into his breast, dying in-
stantly. He was found to have re-
ceived one slight wound in the fusil-
lade; which had been g >ing On
Egbert s -i- ter, at the samo lionr ho
killed himself,died at the family home
of typhoid fever.
Voung Egbert was once confuted in
a lunatic asylum, but was discharged
Sheriff Mull was a colonel during
the war and was prominent in Grand
Army circles in Indiana, lie was also
a Republican in politics and was only
MORRILL AND LELAND OUT
The Pennsylvania Republican con-
vention instructed f >r Quay for Presi-
dent after a lively fight.
The Republicans of Indian territory
instructed their St. Louis delegates
unanimously for McKinley.
The Republicans of Maryland voted
down McKinley instructions and
elected an uniiistructed delegation.
Connecticut Republicans selected
nniustructed delegates to the St Louis
Massachusetts and Rhode Island
state Democratic conventions declared
for Governor Russell for President on
a gold platfc:'in.
Leavenworth Lincoln club will at-
tend the St. Louis convention in a
body, uniformed in linen dusters and
The silver Democrats of Nebraska
elected strong 10 to 1 delegates t>> the
C hicago convention and denounced the
A. 1*. A.
Congressman Thomas C. < atchings
of Mississippi has promised in ease of
renomination, to vote for free—10 to 1
The Democrats of Alabama nomin-
ated Joseph Johnson for governor and
elected free silver delegates to the
The Iowa Populist convention de-
clared for fusion with reform parties
j on the silver issue.
I The Tennessee Ret uhlican conven-
i tion instructed for McKinley for pres-
! ident and II. Clay Evans of Tennessee
j for vice president.
| The Prohibitionists of Ohio declared
for free coinagc.
McKinley got the delegates from
Virginia to the St. Louis convention.
The A. P. As. will fight Bland's
presidehtial boom because Mrs. Blartd
is a Catholic.
Chairman Stevens of the A. P. A.
National advisory board declares that
the order has already practically de- I hour.-. Mud
fcated McKinley for the St. Louis all the
Negotiation* Between the Countries for
General Arbitration Progressing.
Washington. April 25.—The report
! that the Venezuelan question had
again reached a critical stage owing to
inaction amounting, to terminating ne-
' gotiations, has developed two facts
; which are stated positively that the cent of tin
i United States government has not of- *bo fallowing:
| fere*I or sugggested a withdrawal of ; J° h° ' 'j1
the present Venezuelan commission ,
and that negotiations toward general any .
I arbitration between the I'nited States . for in-. i
i and Great Britain are proceeding sat- | u
; isfactorily, although there has been t<
I little progress as jet toward having vj
' the Venezuela dispute included in the 1
! general scope of the arbitration.
1 TRIAL OF
IMng Tried ut
April 10. —Tito Indian i propriatlon bill wai
t ion up in ih ' Scnato an I n amendmentof-
fered by Mr. l'elb r directing tho ti crotary of
tho Interior to provi do temporary schools for
Indian children cut. off from school facilities
by tho closing of *e tartan - hools was adopt-
ed Mr Cockndl. Democrat, of Mls-ouri. tlwa
cfferml a fmbatitute for tlu outiro propo-itloa. i
Tb" puMituto pro\ for contracts with ox- i
Istiog schools for 18U7 to tho extent of .r>i) pr-r
eta for 1"J"'. It adds iIT Plummer insisted
\nd it ia horoby do- |, , tju.i,so
ttled polioy of tho gov- I
'o appropriationi what- -ultcd flvel. with his :.lt Tueyn. Al-
ra o( Indian clili.lr.n ill .. ,, ,„niiir ion v s t.v tickr* tho
as it is , - , .,
Towded and some with the
Only four la-
tier of I'earl llr.viill.
wi'«d;r. Ky., April 22.—Tim trial
. ii Jack miii for the murder of Pearl
n 1 an before Judge I; ' a yester-
J; rkstin protested 1 'lerl against
into court handcuff* d, but . her-
on it owing to tho
i was cool and con-
PARDR1DGE LEFT NO WILL
The Noted speculator's Kstate to He
Divided Among Ills family.
Chicago, April — Edward Pard-
ridgc, the board of trade plunger,who
died a few days ago. was worth 82,-
700,0)0. To-day an announcement
was made that he left no will and ap-
plication for letters of administration
was made in the probate court.
As then is no will the estate will
be ci ided among the children <d the
deceased, t: «• widow being allowed
oiM -tl.ird of the personal property and
a life interest in one-third <>f the
realty. The children are: Willard
ami Frederick Pardridge, Laura Pard-
ridge, Mrs. Price and Mrs. Lecming.
FLOOD AT AEILENE
Mud Creek Rises Thirty Feet In Threo
Honrs— Streets Flooded-
Abilknk, Kan , April 25.—Tho
greatest Hood in Abileno's history re-
sulted from a terrific rain a few miles
north of town yesterday. In threo
•One thirty feet and
in j to
I _• c-.
a pa pi
sJV <yv 1
iuVf luiik liUit'iiOll
and tlu^ 1
i r U) rs
1 i i Llx vD
AND ONLY GENUINt *[0NGUE!-E5S
The New Departure" WjV,'*- '
11 is verv
i: 1 have
. aine to
. be the
i ' ican
II : 1 on
tion and 1
Topek a, Kan., April 2
likely that Governor Morr
to make his fight f« r r<
without the su; p >rt or ev
pathy of Cyrus Lcland.
this understanding la
Lcland is reported to have 1
governor that if he s
inatcd ho woe Id run
hind his ticket, and 1 iUt
means of defeating the
but until now
two ii!''!i have
have stated, :
some of the g
were not sat -
it is said rci< :
Charles F. ^
say this i
Consfonlly pursued, b'S.
Anythi ng you want iroin a Ho:'
The largest stock of Wagons, Btigg ^
ware, Stoves :md Tinware in the city.
When you want anything that ia
class Hardware Store, come to Mogui
the Guilt* I'rr
M( ., A: . .1
as Conro\ <
I Bell, alias
o lidding up
No. 1 a
n, Mo., on
March 31. '
y wit 1: about
0 COill-' o:i
mons one of
thieves iu ci
II. is only
15 years old,
Vet he i 'iul
in his c.\-
ults in his e
q,l.: u - a nil
share in tho
trai.l h dd-u
. . ha pris-
aptured at 1
1 arc In cit
1 • iu the
NEWS IN BRIEF.
At a silver rally in tho auditorium
at Memphis, Editor E W. Carmaek of
the Commercial Appeal, aud Attorney
General Patterson ha I a fist r> li' on
Eighty-five silver miners were buried
alive by a cave-in in the Santa Kulalia
district in Northern Mexico. Eighteen
escaped, thirty-seven have been taken
out. seven of whom are dead and
thirty seriously crushed, and many
will not live. There is very little
chance of recovering alive the thirty
men yet under the earth.
E. T. Jaggcr of Shenandoah, Iowa,
went crazy, hilled his sister, Mary C.
Johnson, and attempted suicide.
Bob Chambers, a negro robber and
barn burner, was taken from officers,
tied to a tree and si.otnear Cranberry,
Baron Von Hammerstein. a German j
editor, was sent up for thro ■ years, j
disfranchised an I heavily lined for [
Bay conference of Congregational i
ministers voted 1'.' io :i to suspend
Rev. C. (). Brown of San Francisco for j
Leon Say, French political econo-
mist and financier, is dead.
Editor Frank Coleman of the Ilunts-
ville. Ala.. Argti-. was shot and badly
wounded by II. E. Spriggins in a street '
Dr. Frank Starkweather is in jail at j
Bridgeport. Conn., for abandoning his
wife, although he has an Oklahoma
divorce in his pocket.
Blue's resolution for tho investiga- '
tion of Governor Smith and the Sol- !
dicrs' home at Leavenworth has been
favorably reported to the House.
Fort Marcy military reservation, ;
New Mexic >, will be given to the
American Invalid Ai I society, ;o bo
converted into a home for consump-
Linford C. Biles, foreman of the
Holmes jury, was killed and his son
fatally injured by an electric light
wire on the roof of their house in
Tliir-ty-ei: lit Pitt sburg people were
poisoned by catiii; impure food and
sweet meat ( ioc ate cake from a
bakery poisoned twenty-five south
Private George A. Parkhurst,nephew
of the Now York prea- licr, was killed
and three other soldiers injured by
premature explosion of a shell at Fort
Sam Houston, 'I ■ xa.s.
Bob Kennedy, sheriff of Da-llas
county, Alabama, opened fire at tho
depot in Montgomery with a, double-
barrel le l shotgun on two brothers,
delegates to the State Democratic
convention, Percy and \ ardis Wood,
wounding both of them «langi:rously.
Trouble rose over Kennedy's wife.
The Greater New v. ork bill has
passed both branches of he State Leg-
islature over the ve'oe: of the mayors
of New York and Brooklyn.
Judge Johnson has accepted Mrs.
Warner, a milliner, a« juror in tho
District colli'i at Dcnv. r. being tho
ml north si
der water. The streets
are rivers from -side to
property is injured, but nc
Child Iilll d lly l ightning
Ciiani ti:. Kan., April 25.—Yester-
day afternoon a severe rain storm vis-
ited this vicinity, doing considerable
damage south of town. Lightning
struck the farm residence of W. V.
Harding, three miles south, instantly
killing his >-year-old daughter and se-
verely stunning several other mem-
bers of the family. Mr. Harding was
in tlie field at tho t
struck the child a'ooJ
ing her cloth. int<
burning her sc. rely.
a few minutes.
lo for provision t.i l> < mad) for thoir od- j
nothcrwi •■- audthii eocrotary of tho In- •
is h'Toby dirooted to mako lach pro- j
vhion at irUdit praotioablo day not uttf
than July 1 isys " 'J in furthor considoration
of tho sectarian -ehool anicudmonts was en
doferrod, owing to tho absen-o of Mr. Carton
The it • i appropriating various amounts to
mi ('lieroU < ■ Indian lawy ti in settlomont
with tho C.'ioroke > Indians was sharply crit-
ic! I a n fran I Tho matter wont over. Tho
bond inv -tigntion r '-olutioii was lai<l asido
teinporurilv at tho urgont re piojt of tho Ap>
I h'' ho'i ■ dovot m1 tho day to tho considora-
tion of tint : '-nor.il tl dlcitimy appropriation
bill, but did not lluish it.
Apr 1 ill.-Tii. i i a to -pent tho day on tho
Indian up ro.-riatio:i bill, but did not com-
plete it. The svlarinn school question was
tal. 'ii up i. in tiio day, and brought oat ani-
mated ito, 8 a itors Gall Inger, Thanton
nml Teller oppo ing, nn l Sonaton Gray and
PetiL-ivw supporting tho amemlmont offorod
by Mi Cockrell, o\("tiding for two years tho
tilxi.' f >r the enlir.i iiliandonnii nt ot sectarian
Indian kchools. Final action on tho quostion
was not reached. Most of tho day was givon to
tlio conte i itgaius-t legal claims in connn.'tion
with tho We i. rn Chorok^o settloinont, und tho
claim- wero linally agre • I to.
Tho Rouso un-i'a'i d .lames 1!. Cobb. Demo-
crat, rop: e-iiuit in j tho Fifth Alnb-una dintrict,
and vote 1 121 to45 to seal 11 bo I T. Goo I-
win. l'opnli i l ie t.lio poi'it of no quorum
being ma le tin lioiiH- utijournod with ti o llnal
vo'.o si ul pending.
AprilTii ' Sonat * disposed of tho soc-
tarian school que d ion by adopt in .' a coinpro-
niise framo I bv Se i itor ('ockrell < f Missouri.
Tin Indian bill, a • it cam « from tho House,
provided that "no money her in appropriated
shall Ii' paid I education in -.-tan a it
■cho ! I hi i rovi ton is strnok out by tho
I'ockr- 11 sx-u'| ineut md it. is th'clarotl to
l>o the setth'd poll \ of tho govcrnnieiitto mako
no appropri iinn, i r sectarian schools after
July I, ! H, lh'i - i ing two yearn for tho
nban loiinc'iit of ctarian I tools, instead of
tic'.i is could not get. in.
di« v. ere admitted. The prosecuting
afton \ having given notice that tho
i vide c will be such that no ladies
sh- r.Id i in the conrtrrom. The jury
wa (I'lupletod late in the afternoon.
peremptory challenges bar*
in.: I n made.
l'reaeher Hird Heal en.
I'm v.">rni, Ky . April 22.—-Leo Hird,
';' !o\ e preacher, who sptuit the win-
r-'aching his faitli, was badly
> hile return ing from his church
pn and ordered to leave town,
-in nil likelihood he would
strung up to a tree limb.
L (1 from Dayton, Ky., where
h< al to have a wife and children
whom lie refused to support.
I by tin d <
m m 111 ;i
t ho heart, tear-
She lived only
' i. Ha! '. HL'ickhurn, Brico,
Cock roll, Daniel. Faulk*
r Ion, llmv, Hill. Jonos
■ I rtin. Mills Mitchell
■ i h, Smith,
Univorslty of W isconsin Wins.
Chicago, Apri' ".--In the debate
between the Fniversity of Wisconsin
and the University of Minne otn, tho
former was given tho victory by tho
unanimous decision of the judges, who
Warner of Kansas
Bunn of Chicago,
discussion was: "Is
Cuba belong to the
• itv and dudge
1'he ipiestion for
it desirable that
( I irk, ('ul"
i for, Goar,
m, I* rk in-.,
tion- in lhr'Indian
' 'I loaneetl in tho
of t lie debato on till
THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
i Mcdiuniss, a miner, was
ii d 1 v a capsizing skiff at Spring-
TI; H. Madden w. killed by a
named Moses Miller at Wag-
icr, I. T.
Brokus is in danger of lynching
1ml., for assaulting an aged
I t "oiisul Waller is liable to lose his
. a r< suit of his confinemen#
i a I 'i eiich prison.
• iiu.r Altgeld has declared thai
tii .'inicciiieiii of liii eandidacy for
governor was nnauthorize.
Mi Flo Lewis manned Harry Lo-
raim an actor, and immediately discot-
red that lie had another wife living, so
got herself divorced.
it Wat rtown, N. Y. II** served in
congress from lbo2 to 1850.
n \<;o, April M aimon to fancy native
Wisconsin had tho negative side.
lion sellout Overturned.
St. Joskcii, Mo., April "j"-.—A house-
boat owned by II. S. Gaylord, of Sioux
City, Iowa, who was on the way with
his family t• Florida, was oveiturned
in the Missouri river by a cable of tho
Belmont ferry near Wathena yester-
day and Mrs. Gaylord wa drowned.
The father and four little children
were rescued with groat difficulty by
( lellnnd .Murdered.
H MCAi.kstkr, I T.,
ght about 9 o'clock
cashier of the o
was instantly killed at
.'one. which crushed in
ing him instantly. No
assigned for tho killing.
vt. John In Jail.
( in. Okla , \prii 25.—
a of Harry ^t. John yes-
Lions of tho
course of it
Mr. Walthall. Del
1 tor amendments
. ! • ■ •.') hi for pay
l' t. fund, which la: '
iiuinifct"'. I'ho Irulia
ns amended was the
first woman to servo in Colorado.
Apian is-ii foot to connect the va-
rious State delegation', of the Repub-
desk by tele
Jame - Culberson, ex-
Chicago, killed liK wi
fatally shot him ' If be
"made • o much trailb
formerly Lillian McCorr.
tion City, Kan.
One of President Cleveland's horses
slipped and fell ami the other became '
so frightened it r ;.red and plunged
and fell over the carriage pole on top
of his mate. The incident gave rise to
year ago. !!•• is n son ol < x-(«overnor
St. .lolin of i ii ;s, and i in jail until
a new bond of 10,(>"0 is iven.
MORRILL AND I.ELAND OUT
The Governor and the Republican Man-
ager Have it Warm Seance.
Topkka, Kan., April 25.-It is very
likely that Governor Morrill will have
to make his fight for renomination
without the support or even the sym-
pathy of Cyrus Lcland. They came to
this understanding last night, when
Lcland is reported to have said to tlui
governor that if he should be retioui'
inatcd he world run 10.0)0 votes be-
hind his ticket, and likely be tho |
means of defeating tho Republican j
!. of Mr. Hill
i lllrsch Head.
a, April 22.—Baron Hir
f In-irt disease at his
estafe near Ku-
t i wy J ao
i.i as, April 21.
: so, carload lot
f'l lor^4 20.
' " ' •) au; Tea*
;raln and Provisions.
, April 21.—Wheat—No. "red.
< 1;.' No. :i White. 2ttTr2P jo.
Laril p 100It's, $4 Wift l ST.
'•rk, r* barrel, *s50;l
ed shoulders, boxed,
, April 21.-Wheat—No. 2 r.-d, 70c;
-in lied, mixed, Joblots, 28c; <
i. bulk, shelled, 21 •
f.o. It.,epuntry point- 2.1 t
ts—hVe Je, bulk, wagon: <
dry point -. HVjji2U.
f. o. b.,
I dear standard, ii' ,■ short clear
mall - i'm mi l < 1. - iit<*d,
•.r extra, dtetl, • : lilted '•> Hies,OJ-JJ
Must f urry Illeyi
(.MANY, April 22.
signed the bill
ip Iling railway
Ies ns llaggage.
1 iov-Tiior Morton
of Mr. Armstrong
. liipanit to carry
ith the speaker's
ft> and then
.•ause his wife
e ' She was
lick of June-
ten months Lcland has not been
an advocate of Morrill's renomination,
but until now mutual friends of tic*
two men have kept them on terms of
political friendship. Leland is said to
have stated, as some of the reasons
why Morrill should withdraw, that
some of the governor's appointments
were not satisfactory to the pat ty and
it is said rcf-rrcd to M. M. B
mentof the Don
last night, with
by Lord Aberde
( VI'ITM. - IO ".
7lie llu-lutus ot this Bank provt fa th it nn Stock ■ '/•' b , Ter., w « r.>t)i -,i ..r
., , , 1 , i and WBteh by Uliflnvaj
issued tu non-residents of Cleveland Count it.
The *.rial of Scott •!a<.- n or the 1
mdrder of Pearl Bi 'ti a . uu at.
Pr, | lent ( 1 reland rned two i
pension bills to the Senate with spe-
cial veto messages
Consul General P. U. Williams has
notified the depar incut of Sta.e that
the cases of Dygert a ud Diaz aro be-
ing pushed and their release is ex-
Father Ilinpolite, of Lehigh, Ind-
Oklahoma. cm. t
The bond -men of 11 a
terday brought hill
asked to i relicv d
i had out'
| tion an
F. Scott as p
lit is not known
e red the rac
1 ho propofi
mi ment i
I that ho
•aranee. Harry St.
killing his wife a
ion of ex-Governor
. and is in jail until
M: -«o. . In tiranre Fremhuns
J i-1 • ! a \ City, Mo., April 2f. —
State Treasurer Stephens yesterday
rccoiv ti ofllc al information that for
the pa t year foreign insurance com-
panies doing business in Missouri re-
ceived premiums amounting in the
aggregate to $ll,0is.:is .
agi froe of charge. It
is said the railway companies will tost |
the i oiistitutionality of tin* measure.
rreHident nil Nominal ion.
INOTON April 22. pmsi- I
nat-o i li" noi inatioilfl |
1 s ill, llepii' • . ( ). t.,
. I" le, T. \ . to be |
t: * su Baking Powder
"Saved My Life"
A VETERAN'S STORY.
"Several > ears ago, while in Fort
Sm iling, Minn., I ( aught a sevcro
cold, attended with a terrible cough,
that allowed me no rest day or
night. The doctors after exhaust-
ing their remedies, pronounced my
case hopeless, say-
I ■ tin y could do no \
more for me. At |
this time a bottle of I
A MIA NY
Is the Horsemen's Friend.
N. Y., April • — Governor
iigned the bill permitting
sociations to build enclosures
track where Induing may bo
ud perfect ing the racing
a . vttyu
Tony Wallace ('leaded liullty.
Ni.yaua, Mo., April Tony Wal-
i soo, . year i old . aded guilty in
♦he circuit court here to betraying 19-
ycarodd Ivither Nearing and was son*
toueed to two years in the state >anl
to all va*
e p■ ; i" j commis-
l.' • r ni has j
1 rile r bits been
for the first ti mo
obeyed and th
iu a number of mouths, is a dry town.
( berry P < t ral was |
^ sent to me by
friend who urged I
H e to take it, which
ion lifter i was greatly
ii liev d, and in a si >rt time was
completely cured. I have never had|
much of ft cough since that time, [
and I firmly believe Ayer's Cherry |
Pectoral saved my life." W. H.
WARP, 8 Quimby Av., Lowell, Maili I
Highest Awards at World's Fair.
AVER'S PILLS cure Miyeition and Htadachel
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