The Tulsa Chief. (Tulsa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 26, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 10, 1907 Page: 2 of 8

PILED IN GOVERNOR'S OFFICE.
Oklahoma Ballots Fill Room From
Floor to Ceiling.
Guthrie, O. T In the absence of
Governor Frantz, who is campaigning
the territories, the huge boxes con
tabling 2.600,000 ballots for the com
ing election were stacked in the gov-
ernor’s office filling the room from
fliH^'o cellin'.; The executive oflices
ail <t>rr a drug store and the pro
prietor feared that the • edit tons of
dead weight represented by the bal-
lots might break through the floor
and come < rushing into the store
room. Wednesday, the ballots were
unboxed and being pi "pared for de-
livery to the county clerks.
I'nder the Oklahoma law, all coun-
ty clerks must come to Guthrie and
take their supply of ballots to their
respective counth within ten days ol
the elect inn. If tills is not done, the
territorial eeretsiry sends the ballots
to delinquent county clerks at their
own expense
If placed end to end these ballots
would reach a distance of 285 miles
or from Shawnee to Kan as City.
Twenty-four thou mil pounds of pa-
per were required for the ballots and
if spread upon tin* ground they would
cover 176,000 square yards. The con
tract provided %at the ballots niiisl
lie carefullj counted in bunches of
100. Around each hundred ballots a
rubber band unit la- placed, requit-
ing 20,000 siieli bauds. The contract
was one of the largest ever awrded
In the Southwest.
Court Records Burned at Eufaula.
Kiifiuihi. I T. Three stone and
brick buildings in destroyed by tire
here at an early hour this morning.
The loss will reach $25,000, covered
by $10,000 insurance.
The building of the Indian Terri-
tory Mercantile and Investment com-
pany, Mill’s Kaeket and Furniture
store, the old Hufaula Trust com-
pany's building which was being used
as a primary school, the Republican
printing and newspaper office and
the offices of the U. S. commissioner,
Marshal and deputy clerk were total-
ly destroyed. Many of the records
on file were destroyed by the flames.
The fire was discovered shortly nf
ter fi o'clock this morning lu Mill's
furniture store, and il is supposed
had been smouldering for hours. Mr.
Mills, his wife and children escapee* i
by Jumping out of a window in the
room they occupied.
COMPLAIN OF OIL FAMINE.
Grant County Residents Would Like
to Purchase in Kansas.
Guthrie. Okla.—Grant county Is
complaining of an oil fainic and the
people there are trying to fid some
way of getting around the Oklahoma
oil Inspection law so that they can
buy oil just across the line In Kan-
sas. They say that oil and gasoline
can be obtained in Kansas for 5 or ti
cents a gallon cheaper than in Okla
homa.
An oil shortage of sufficient pro-
portions to cause serious inconven-
iences has been reported to the at-
torney general's office from Renfrow,
and a letter containing similar com-
plaints lias been received at that, of-
fice from D. W. Jones, of Deer l
Creek.
John Willford of Eubanks, I. T„
buckled on his gun and went to the
borne of W. C. Jones, a neighbor,
and threatened to kill Jones Jones,
a widower, was making pies at the
time, and presented one to Willford
in the shape of two loads of buck
shot. The coroners jury said iliai
Willford got vvliat lie was looking for,
uml released Jones
Tho farcical census of Oklahoma
will show a population of upproxi
mutely 1,600,000.
TOOK POISON IN PUBLIC.
Tulsa Woman Commits Suicide on
Street Corner.
Tulsa, 1. T.—Mrs. Ella Mallard, 25
years old, in a tit of despondency
drank an ounce of carbolic acid at a
•treet corner Monday afternoon. She
was hurried to a drug store and
placed under the care of a physician
but died in half an hour.
Durant, l. T Sarah Gibson, tin-
pretty 17 year old daughter of V. ('
Gibson, a farmer, lias been placed In
Jail here charged with stealing a
diamond ring from Rev. John Wil-
liams. ill whose household she was
employed.
Muskogee. I. T A special to the
Muskogee I'hoenix from Washington,
D. C., says that I'nited States Mar-
shal (1. 11. Priiehard. of the southern
district, Indian Territory, will retire
from office September 30, in order 1
to return to hi . home in South Caro
Una in look after business affaire.
Scarcity of Teachers.
Considerable trouble has been ex-
perienced in securing enough t -aehers
to supply all the schols in the na-
tion. Owing to the delay in inform-
ing applicants of their appointments
many of them have secured other po-
sitions which neci dtato the appoint-
ment of ot’er< to take their places
as soon as posible Mr Mallard is
hard at work now locating new teach-
ers and it is ovoocted that by the
first of next we k when the schools
open tho full number of teachers will
have been si ur.-d.
Mnngum, O T—A m w bank known
as the Farmers anil Merchants'
bank has been organized here with
a capital o 1 The cffloere are
Scott E. Winn, of Wichita, Kan . j i.
ident; W. I’. Ponder, of Heed, vice
president, and W. H. Jacobs, of Man-
gum, cashier.
Stuart, I T.—An unknown man was
struck by a Hock Island train Mon-
day near here and Instantly killed.
He is supposed to have stopped on
the track from behind another train
when hit. The body was brought
here for identification.
CARNEGIE LIBRARY UNU8ED.
Refuses to Maintain It.—The People
of the Territory Town not Will-
ing to Bear a Taxation Burden.
Tahlequah, I. T What is believed
to be tbo only bookless Carnegie li-
brary in the United States stands on
a hill overlooking this minim old ea->
it a i of tin- Cherokee nation. Tin- li-
brary building cost $10,000 and pre-
sents a better apepnrniice than other
Carnegie libraries that cost twice as
much. It was finished mor - than a
year ago. but has been li-naelless to
tills date and if those citiz iis Of
Tahlequah now in oentrol of the sit-
uation should have lln-ir wav Table
quah would U- a much bigger and
richer town before tin-re are books in
tills Carnegie library.
Tin- library is in an open plan- on
the crest of a wood-si hill 'idle build-
ing Is lighted at night, but the illum-
ination merely adds to the lonesoine-
tiesH. Several years ago a number of
TtthlequalTs clli/.eiis decided that so
long as tho ironmaster was distribut-
ing tils wealth in such a prodigal
manner il would ho well for Tahle-
quah to get ots share Mr. Carnegie
agreed to give $10,000 if the town
would provide $1,000 a year for main-
tenance.
The city council, then in office,
promised Mr. Carnegie that it would
do its utmost to guarantee this annu-
al appropriation. The library was
built With a population of only
about 2,000, other citizens felt a II
| brary lax would be too great at a
lime when money was needed for tho
improvement of the water works ser
vice, etc. At a municipal election a
tax levy for the library was defeated.
The controversy divided the town
into two factions, Carnegie and antl-
j Carnegie, with the latter in control.
.Iiisl what Mr. Carnegie will do when
lie learns of his bookless library is
unknown, ills liionej has been in-
vested and the building cannot b<-
taken away.
ROOT
May Leave the Cabinet to Make
Room for Choate—Other Cabinet
Changes Rumored.
Washington, I). C.,—It Is rumored
in official circles that Joseph H.
Choate of New York, will succeed
Elihu Hoot as secretary of state in
President Hoosevolt's cabinet.
The persistent rumor that Hoot will
resign his portfolio after his visit to
Mexico in October, will not down.
It is hinted that Hoot is sore because
the president is hacking Taft for tin-
presidency.
Other cabinet changes in prospect
are that Gifford I’inchot chief orester,
will succeed James Wilson as secre-
tary of agriculture, and that Bona-
parte and Metcalf will both short'-
drop out of the cabinet. It Is said
that Metcalf lias not been consiut o
by the president in regard to naval
matters, hut that Secretary Newberry
and Admiral Mrownson are the real
heads of the navy department.
Tulsa Is planning an Elks' home
which will bo one of the finest fra-
ternal buildings in the new state.
Sapulpa is making arrangements
for the dedication of its fine new ho-
tel. Guests from all parts of the
state will he present.
Many of the Indian Territory and
Oklahoma towns are advertising In
tlie papers for competent engineers
to look after the city work.
HANGS NINE HOURS BY FINGER.
Lockjaw May Follow Oklahoman's
Painful Experience.
and suspended by his finger for nine
hours Is the experience of Ed Frazier,
23 years old, who lives with his par-
ents eight tuifes west o fDurant.
In jumping from the hay mow in
his barn, a heavy gold ring on the
middle finger of Frazier’s left hand
caught upon a mill, holding him sus-
pended eight feet above the ground
from 12 o'clock at night to 9 o’clock
the next morning, when he was dis-
covered by his aft her and released.
During tlie ordeal Frazier suffered
great agony and was unconscious
most of the time. The physician
states there is very little chance of
saving the finger and fears that lock-
jaw ma.' result.
A Denver and Gulf Capital Increase.
Guthrie, Okla.—The Denver and
Gulf Railroad company filed with
the territorial secretary Tuesday no-
tice of increase in capital stock from
two million dollars to ten million
dollars. The road was chartered
here April 24 to build 500 miles
from Denver southeast through Colo-
rado, Oklahoma and Texas to Sny-
der, Okla . with headquarters at Tex-
homa, Okla., Denver, Fort Worth, St.
Louis and New York.
Woodmen Day will be celebrated
this year at Vinita on September 14
Record Still Unbroken.
Tulsa, I. T. -The Frisco maintained
t record Wednesday by tho wreck
of a north hound stock train at Clare-
more. til miles moth of Tulsa. Sev-
eral cars were derailed but no one
was hurt. The cause is unknown.
The Meteor, the fast westbound
mail train due in Tulsa at 3:25 a. nt.,
was delayed five hours by the wreck.
The first hale of cotton was brought
to Wagoner last Monday by J. C.
Kenyon whose plantation is oast of
the Grand river. He received six
cents a pound for the bale.
Receiver Asked for Hotel.
Enid, Okla.—A petition lias been
filed in the district court asking for
a receiver for the Loewen hotel of
tills city which was completed last
spring. The |>et it ion was filed by the
Moline Elevator company of Moline,
111., to whom the hotel company is
Guthrie, O. T -The rille team of
tho Oklahoma National guard, which
competed In the national shoot at
Camp Perry, O., returned homo last
Wednesday. The team secured thir-
tieth place, beating their record of
last year by SOU points.
WANTS TO WED A BRAVE.
r 1
Missouri Maiden Asked McAlester
Man for Directions to Get One.
McAlester, I. T„—If any Indian
braves with first class allotments are
on the market will they please speak
■p?
There is a little Missouri woman
23 years of age with "light brown
hair and eyes and a very fair com
plexion, well educated and refined,”
with whom it might be well to com-
liiunicate if such Is tin- case.
It is now a common thing to see
advertisements in the newspapers uml
even to have men young and old
come to ilie Indian Territory looking
for rich Indian maidens.
Mut up in Missouri an Indian maid-
en with till eye open to the main
chance addressed a litter to "the
president of the leading hunk her--.
Leaving out the names the letter Is
as follows:
"Dear Sir:—Pardon me for taking
the unwarranted liberty of writing
you, lint I m i cle ire.i of becoming
acquainted with some honorable In-
dian gentleman, one worth from filly -
thousand to one million dollars.
Therefore, I ask as a special favor
that if you know of any gentleman
whom you think will meet with my
aprpoval, please refer him to me as 1
wish to meet such a person at an
early date I am considered a very
beautiful young lady 22 years of age,
have dark brown hair ami eyes, very
fair* tomplexion, 5ty feet weight 125
hounds, well educated, refined and
dress stylishly. Am American and
-live some means. Perhaps I may
seem somewhat eccentric hut if I
should become acquainted with a
kind, honorable, wealthy Indian gen-
tleman I would not hesitate to con-
sider him seriously , and alter a per- !
stinal Interview, if each was satisfied
with the other, 1 would not hesitate i
to marry such a man. 1 am sicnero I
in what 1 say and if you can assist i
me in this matter 1 will make it al- ,
right with you and ever forget your |
kindness. Please let me tiear front j
you at your earliest convenience.
"Very sincerely,
Miss--”
MOTY TIGER PRINCIPAL CHIEF.
Appointed by the President to Suc-
ceed Late Chief Porter,
Washington, D. C.,—Upon the rec-
ommendation of J. George Wright,
commissioner of the live civilized
tribes, Commissioner of Indian Af-
fairs Leupp Wednesday advised Pres-
ident Roosevelt to appoint Moty Tiger
the present vice chief to fill the va-
cancy caused by the death of Chief
Pleasant Porter.
The appointment was made nt once.
It will be satisfactory to the Creeks
and t!n-re will he no conflict between i
the government and the tribes over
the matter.
Creeks Believe in Tiger.
Muskogee, 1. T.,—Moty Tiger, ap-
pointed by President Roosevelt under
the Curl is act to succeed the late
Chief Porter, is a full-blood Creek
about 65 years old, who for twenty
years sat in the national councils.
Eight years ago when Porter was
elected chief Tiger was made second
chief, lie is an intelligent, broad-
minded, deep-thinking man and a flu-
ent talker, and the Indians believe
the affairs of the tribe will be suc-
cessfully carried out along the lines
laid down by Chief Porter. Tiger's
home is at lloney Springs, thirty
miles south of Okmulgee.
Three Injured in Blow Up.
Quinton, 1. T.,—William Perry, his
sixteen-year old son and a helper,
Frank Glenn, were injurde here by j
the explosion of a steam boiler used
to drill wells. All three of the vie- j
tints are injured seriously and may
die.
I’errv is a well digger and lias
be: n here for some months following i
that business. He was engaged in ;
putting down a well about 200 yards
from file city limits wiien the acci- :
dent happened.
The cause of the explosion is not
known, but it is supopsed to have
come from gas that was struck iu
the well.
Moty Tiger, the first full-blood to
ever hold office, has been appointed
by President Roosevelt as chief of
the Creek tribe to succeed General
Pleasant Porter, deceased.
For the first time within twenty
years a fullblood Indian will be
chief of the Creeks. lion. Moty Tiger
of Okmulgee.
Frantz Expects Statehood.
Atoka, 1. T.,—"In my humble opin- {
ion we will get statehood,” said Gov-
ernor Frantz In an address here. “I
think the constitution will be adopted
not because it is the best on earth,
but because I know you people in In-
dian Territory are sick and tired of
departmental rule. I have read five
copies of the constitution, and no two
of them are laike.”
Firemen in Convention in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City, Okla., The minimi
convention of the National Firemen’s
association was called to order In
convention here last Tuesday morn-
; ing at 10 o'clock by President Me-
: Neill. The session will last three
! days. Eight hundred delegates are
expected.
Oklahoma City will have a scries
of tunnels under her streets instead
of the unsightly viaduct, which so
many of the cities have constructed
| in recent years.
A $15,CC0 Territory Fire.
Guthrie, Okla.—Fire Tuesday night
destroyed the general store building
and stoek of Steele Mro the ov
ermnent traders at the White Eagle
Indian agency, and the post olnce.
Tho loss will be $15,000.
Tulsa has been given n population
of 7,558 by the returns of the special
federal census and is noisier than a
boiler factory in its disappointment.
A careful estimate of the figures sub-
mitted by Tulsa newspapers In re-
buttal gives that flourishing city a
population of 30,000, more or less.
ACCIDENTS WERE MANY.
Fatalities *That Occurred to Oklahoma
People Past Week.
Guthrie, Okla.—An unusually large
number of fatal accidents occurred
In Oklahoma durlug the past week.
Two deaths from Intense heat are
recorded. Jacob Thede, aged 40, one
of the wealthiest farmers of Kay
county, was stricken on the streets
of Ponca City and died a few min-
utes later. He was a bachelor and
had a borther and si ter living at
Fremont, Neb.
Tho second death also occurred in
Kay county. Frank 1*. Summers, one
of the best known farmers of the
county, while stacking alfalfa on a
hot day, drank too much cold water,
resulting in death.
Robert Campbell, who was working
for the Sharp Contracting company at
Woodward in railway grading work
on Spring creek, was crushed to
death by a dump wagon, which turn-
ed over upon him, mangling him so
badly that hedied one day later.
A man going by the name of Moore
supposed to he an ex-convict while
attempting to board a freight train
at Newkirk fell under the wheels
and both legs were cut off above the
knee, lie died from the shock and
loss of blood.
Ao peculiar accident, which did
not result fatally, happened at New-
kirk at a baseball game. W. A.
Coglizer, who was pitching for the
Woodmen, in attempting to throw
an out curve broke his right arm
just above the elbow. Mr. Coglizer
Is a traveling salesman.
PORTER'S FUNERAL WEDNESDAY
The Masons and Elks Had Charge of
the Services for Creek Leader.
THE GOOSE THAT LAYS GOLDEN EGGS.
Muskogee, I. T.—The funeral of
Pleasant Porter, late chief of the
Creeks was held Wednesday after-
noon under the auspices of the Ma-
sons and the Elks, of which orders
lie was a member. A special train
was chartered to tako the body to
Wellaka, the country home of the
late chief, where he was buried near
the graves of relatives. The mayor
of Muskogee issued a proclamation
asking that all business be suspended
in the city Wednesday afternoon dur
ing the funeral.
It was learned here Wednesday
that Chief Porter’s estate will ho
worth at least $100,000 after all debts
are settled. This estate will go to
William Porter, Mrs. Jay P. Farns-
worth and Miss Lenonore Porter,
children of the chief. Pleasant Por-
ter was probably the wealthiest man
in the Creek tribe.
GET GFRMONIMO.
Collensville Commercial Club to
Have Him as Guest.
Collinsville, T. T.—The following
letter was received from Washington,
D. C., whicli is self-explanltory:
"War Department,
The Adjutant General's Office,
August 28th, 1907.
“Mr. J. B. Dickinson, secretary Col-
linsville Commercial Club.
“Sir: Referring to your letter of
August Sth, 1907, requesting on be-
half of Henry Spybuck, chief of the
Shawnee Indians, that Geronimo be
permitted to visit the Shawne tribe
at Collinsville, 1. T., and take part in
the Indian powwow and stomp dance
October 1 -5 th lo 19th inclusive, I
have the honor to inform you that
the acting secretary of war has ap-
proved your request, provided the
commercial club shall defray all ex-
penses connected with the attendance
of Geronimo and an interpreter. It
is suggested that you communicate
with the commanding officer, Fort
Sill, Okla., relative to details.
(Signed.) "W. T. LADD,
"Adjutant General.”
Black Bears.
Wilburton, I. T.—Bears in consul
erable numbers have been seen in
this vicinity lately. A few days ago
a large black bear ambled into town
and terrified several women and
children and afterword made his es-
cape. Two cubs are reported cap-
tured at a sawmill four miles east
of here where two large ones were
also seen.
Drown Companion?
Guthrie, Okla.—John Patten, a 12
year old lad, says that Anii<-1 Wigley,
a 13 year old negro youth was thrown
Into the Cottonwood river near her.
by thre boys on last Saturday morn-
ing and drowned.
Ratten says he was an involuntary
witness of th edrowning and that the
three boys ran away after throwing
Wigley in tho stream.
Sam Thomas, a young negro, has
been arrested and is being held pend-
ing a further investigation by the
police. All the boys have had repu-
tations.
BRYAN TO SPEAK AT TULSA.
Tulsa, I. T.—Tulsa Is included in
the itinerary of William J. Bryan,
who Thursday begins a campaign
trip over the new state under the
auspices of the state central commit-
tee. His first speech will be made
at Vinita, where be will be met by
the democratic state executive com-
mittee with a special train which
will be at the disposal of the Ne-
braskan during the two days he is
in the state. Tulsa is the second
stop and here a speech of one hour
in length will be made.
GUTHRIE HAS 11.648 PEOPLE.
Guthrie, Okla.—Census figures
made public Tuesday show that Guth-
rie has 11,648 people, an increase In
seven years of 1,642, or 16.4 per cunt.
The population of Logan county is
30,707; Coal county, I. T., 15,685, and
Mayes county, 11,064. The popula-
tion of smaller towns; Coyle, 305;
Crescent, 715; Langston, 274: Mar-
shall, 364; Meridian, 94; Mulhall, 413;
Orlando, 262; Seward, 162; Adair,
340; Chouteau, 344: Pryor Creek, 1,-
113.
ALTON CASE POSTPONED
Expected Decision Regarding Im-
munity Was not Given.
LABOR DAY.
Unusually Attractive Parades Were
Features of Celebrations in Most
Places by the Unions.
Kansas City, Missouri.—The paradi
this year was longer than ever before.
Several floats were in line, typical of
the unions they represented. Many
more carriages were used than form-1
erly and many tallyhos and motor
cars filled with union men were in
the parade. At 9:40 o’clock the head
of the parade started from in front of
labor headquarters at 1112 Locust
street. By 11 o'clock the end of it
was yet leaving the same place.
At Request of District Attorney Sims
Judge Landis Set the Next Hear-
ing for September 24.
Chicago, Illinois.—Judge Landis, in
the United States district court Tues-
day, ordered postponement of the
grand jury investigation of the re-
bating charges against the Chicago
it Alton railroad growing out of the [ _
recent trial and conviction of the | Topeka, Kansas.—Labor day was
Standard Oil company until Sept. 24. j observed by practically all business
It was generally believed that when houses here Monday. The state house
court opened Tuesday a leu >r would | was closed all day and only necessary
be presented from Attorney General! work was done in the Atchison, To-
Bonaparte settling the question of \ peka & Santa Fe offices and shops,
whether the department of justice in ! Some of the business houses were
tended to prosecute any action opened Monday morning, but most of
against the Chicago & Alton. The I them were olosed the entire day
company had claimed immunity, as-
serting that it was prolnised by for-
mer District Attorney Morrison that
if it aided the government in good
faith in the prosecution of the Stand-
ard Oil company that it would be
There was no parade or
lions.
demonstra-
Leavenworth, Kansas.—All work
was suspended in the coal mines
and manufacturing plants here Mon-
exempt. No such letter was, how- J day. The annual parade was abandon-
ever, presented in court, either by ! ed this year. Members of the various
Judge Landis or by District Attorney j labor organizations have arranged for
Sims, the successor of District At- j a big picnic.
torney Morrison. i '-
District Attorney Sims announced j St. Louis, Missouri.—Fifteen thous-
that within a few hours a situation and members of St. Louis organized
had arisen making it desirable that labor marched through the streets
he present certain facts to the de-1 Monday morning on their annual la
partment. He said hd would in a
short time go to Washington and pres-
ent personally to the attorney general
his reasons for asking the postpone-
ment.
bor day parade.
Likes Oklahoma Constitution.
Oklahoma City, Ok.—Ten thousand
persons heard William J. Bryan here
I Thursday reply to the recent address
Gov. Hoch’s Statement. j of Secretary of War Taft upon the Olt-
Topeka, Kansas.—Gov. Hoch Tues-! lahoma-Indian Territory political situ-
day night issued a statement answer- ation in Convention hall, and 3,000
ing the argument of Gardiner Lath- j persons, unable to secure admittance
rop and other railroad attorneys
made before the raiiroad commission-
ers Tuesday in the two-cent fare hear-
ing. Gov. Hoch cited Mr. Lathrop's
commendation of Gov. Hughes’ action
in New York in vetoing a two-cent
fare bill and passing the decision on
to the New York board and declared
Mr. Lathrop wants to give power to a
New York board which he claims is
illegal to give to a Kansas board.
Gov. Hoch also declared the adoption
of two-cent fart s in neighboring states Tucker Out of Jail.
since the last legislat/ve session.had . ..... ,, ,, _ ,
. . * Leavenworth, Kan.—H. H. Tuck-
changed conditions governing Kansas . ,
, . .. , . . , , er, Jr., former secretary-treasurer
and made the two-cent fare rate here i „ .. Tt i c.
of the Uncle Sam Oil company,
was released here Wednesday from
the county jail, after serving a three
months’ sentence for contempt im-
to the auditorium, attended an over-
flow meeting nearby. Mr. Bryan was
entrusiastically received. In addition
to scoring Secretary Taft soundly for
placing his personal ambitions, above
the welfare of the people of Oklahoma
and attacking the views of the secre-
tary of war, on national policies, Mr.
Bryan declared that the constitution
of the proposed new state was even
better than that of the United States.
Tracks in Bad Condition.
Jefferson City, Missouri.—The hoard ( posed by Federal Judge W. C. Hook,
of railroad commissioners Tuesday J Tucker says he will immediately go
reported on the condition of the ; to work to straightenon out the tangle
Iron Mountain railroad as found upon ; into which his company has been
inspection recently made. That por- j placed, and try to have the concern
tion of the main line between Poplar taken out of the hands of Receiver
Bluff, Mo., and the Arkansas state line j J. C. O. Morse,
is reported in bad condition and a1
speed limit of 20 miles an hour is or-
dered until that portion of the road
has been repaired.
Kansas City Day at Jamestown.
Norfolk, Va.—Wednesday was cele-
brated as “Kansas City Day” at the
Jamestown exposition with several
What Postoffice Clerks Want. hundred visitors from Kansas City,
Indianapolis, Indiana. — The Na headed by Mayor Beardsley and 30
tional Federation of Postoffice Clerks j members of the board of trade of that
adopted resolutions favoring placing ■ city attending. Formal exercises
all postmasters aud first assistants in j were held at the Missouri state build-
tlie classified list of the civil service, | ing with addresses by President Tuck-
an eight hour day, one month vacation ' er of the exposition; Mayor Beardsley
annually, a pension and a maximum 1 and others in the Kansas City deiega-
saiary of $1,200. tion.
An Eight-Year Old King.
Paris.—A despatch received here
from the governor general of Indo-
china declares that Thanh Thai, the
deposed king of Annum, has abdi-
cated in favor of his eight-year-old
son, who now rules Annum with the
aid of the regency, consisting of the
council of ministers.
Porcelain Workers Strike.
Limoges. Prince.—The Havlland
Porcelain works here are partially af-
fected by a strike of 3,000 workmen
which thr< atens to Involve 15,000 men.
Chief Pleasant Porter Dead.
\ intia, I. T,—General Pleasant
Porter, the noted chief of the
Creek Indian nation, died here Tues-
day morning, following a stroke of
paralysis, aged 66 years. Second
( liief Mety rl \ t will succeed Gen.
Porter as chief of the nation.
To Stamp Out Plague.
Washington.—By direction of Presi-
dent Roosevelt the public health and
marine hospital service has assumed
charge of measures to stamp out the
plague in San Francisco.
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