The Edmond Sun--Democrat. (Edmond, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, June 7, 1895 Page: 1 of 4
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EDMOND. OK LA 11< >MA TERRITORY, FRIDAY. JUNE 7. IS95.
WEEK'SiiEVlEW h\ lili
Tho international KxMI.it .1 An fQEEST FIRET RAGE.
at Munich opened Saturday.
NOTABLE HAPPENINGS FROM
THE WORLD AT LARGE
Bellfd Down Fop Itu.y Mini* Into
Nutshell* (living Valuable Infor-
mation of the tircut PaNnIng Show
■ Ulcaned from tho Wire lleportv.
The gold reserve is climbing up
sloso to tiie $100,000 000 mark.
The heat in London May was tho
greatest iu that city on that date fur
The public debt les* cash In tho
treasury is placed at botnething over
The loss caused by tho petroleum
blaze nt Uarbourg is estimated ut
Three Rrith-h warships have pone
to Jedtlsh to Investigate tho murder
of the Vice Consul.
Tho government revenue receipts
for May were 8: ..000,000, ?:i,000,000
more than May, 1894.
A three-days' festival of Missouri
Vtlley Turners wus begun at Kansas
City, Mo., Saturday.
Tho controversy between Mormons
nnd Christians Ht El Dorado Springs,
Mo., is waxing warm.
Mrs. Andrew Grimmer of Quiucy,
111., was sentenced to one year in tne
pcuiteutiary for bigamy.
The Uerman Bimetallic Union re-
solved to taUe no action on silver un-
less England joined tho proposed con-
The King of Saxony hits received
several letters threatening assassin-
ation. A number of arrests have been
Judgment has been given in favor
of tho Pullman company in the suit
brought to secure the annulment of
Tho coinage for May shows that
•over $4,000,000 in gold were coined and
*400 000 in silver, $150,000 beiug stand-
The six men recommended for pro-
motion for meritorious service by Gen-
eral S<?ho field were nil rccoiuinouded
on tho ground of sating comrades
1 ron* drowning.
Justice Barrett, while presiding in
tho New York City court of oyer and
terminer, was overcome by the heat
and fell from his chair.
Ex-Congressman Win. J. Ury an
spoke at Mexico, Mo., Tuesday.
Too much rain in Texas is said to
be doing as inucli damage us the long
The French steamer Dom Pedro
sunk on the west coub of (ialicia and
102 peoplo were drowned.
Sir William Ilarcourt has assured
the English bankers that the govern-
ment will stand firm for the single
David Weaver of Cairo, W. Va., diod
of heart disease, resulting from
discovery on l is land of a 240 barrel
per day oil well.
Sir Vista, Lord Rose berry's coll, won
the English derby.
Tho Tennessee legislature met Mon-
day in extra session.
It is reported that the British min-
istry will dissolve in July.
Russia, Germany and France will
jointly take the Chinese loan.
Reports from Shanghai say that s
Rust*an army is invading Manchooria.
The Ohio St.alo Republican conven-
tion was held at Zauesville Tuesday,
The steamer Runnclls burned and
sanlc at Ashtabula, O. Sho is a total
Germany is said to have withdrawn
from the Alliance witli France aud
There Is a prospect that the war be-
tween China and Japan will be re-
Russia now has a la-v allowing com-
mercial transactions to be uiade on u
The Baptists of America are gath
orlng for their annual meeting at De-
Jeffery and Hendcrsou, tho murder-
era, were hanged at Murphyshoio
The Confederate monument at Oak
woods cemetery, Chicago, wus dedi-
cated Tlirr* lay.
Thirty-three men on a raft on the
Spanish river. Ont., were carried iutc
tho rapids and drowned.
Monuments to Gen. Geo. II Thom
as, Garfield aud Jeremiah M. Rusk
wc.-o dedicated Thursday.
A monument to the memory of those
killed in the bridge disaster at Aslila
bnla, 0., has been crocted.
Tho cercinoniea at, the Confederate
monument in Chicago on Decoration
day were elaborate and impressive.
A tight look place between sheep-
men and cattlemen in Routt county,
OIL REGIONS OF PENNSYLVANIA
AKDNOW or: its nu t gtir.
RAINS AND MELTING SNOW PLAY
HOVOC IN THE WEST.
Denver I* o
Bradford, Pa.. June 3.—The woods
about Ormsby are on fire and a num-
ber of oil rigs have been destroyed. All
communication has been cut off.
Fires are also reported along the
Now York. Lake Erie and Western
railroad as far as Allegeny, N. Y.
On the Buffalo, Rochester and Pitts-
burg road at Dent, the property of the
Emery OH company is threatened. Oil
rigs all through that section have been
burned as well as millions of feet of
standing timber. The most fear is felt
at Routherford Hun, where 1,000
pounds of nitro-glycerlne Is stored.
Coon Run, a small settlement ten
miles south of here, has been wiped
out by the flames. People had to flee
for their lives. The flre came so sud-
denly that many women and children
were panic stricken and became unable
to move and had to be carried to places
of safety. Passengers who arrived
here tonight over the Pittsburg and
Western road says the woods for ten
miles in the oil Held Is a roaring mass
of flames. Conductor Tanks says the
people on the oil leases are fleeing for
safety, but the flre spread so quickly
that he cannot see how all of them
oould have been saved. So far as re-
ported only seven oil pumpers are
Telephone messages state that the
flre is raging in the oil fields near here
and great damage has been done. At
the Btato line, on the Western New
York and Pennsylvania railroad, sev-
eral dwellings and a Irge amount of
' lumber have been burned. A lumber
I camp of seven dwellings at Oil Valley
; Junction was destroyed together with
thousands of dolUirs worth of lumber.
The flre may be now said to extend
ever the entire northern oil field of
Pennsylvania. It is Impossible as y i
to give any computation of the damage
or the number of deaths, on account of
the great scope of country which the
Russell City, Pa., June 8.—Everything
between Iron Run and this city is but ti-
the Lookout for the Iterur-
rnrr of (.Hut \ rgr'a I'loudu Knllroa.l
Train* mII l.Hte.
FILLS THE CREEKS.
IIp Incur* IIin Last Utinliet.o Hrfur* Going
Into InvolniitMry Ke'lrement.
Terre Haute, Ind.. June 3.—Before go-
ing to Jail to servo out the sentence
Imposed by Judge Woods, Eugene Debs
of the A. H. U., Issued an official circu-
lar to members of the order, from
which the following excerpts are taken:
"A cruel wrong against our great and
beloved order, prepetrated by William
A. Woods, United States circuit Judge,
has been approved by the United
States supreme court. Our order Is
still the undaunted friend of the toll-
ing masses and our battlecry now, a?
ever, Is the emancipation of labor from
degrading, starving and enslaving con-
ditions. We have not lost faith In th*
ultimate triumph of truth over per-
jury. of Justice over wrong, howevei | alarming
exalted may be the stations of those
who perpetrated the outrag.
hi; call*:ii ««
. i 1 1. I V It AO.
JEWELRY FOR MEN.
I need not remind you. comrades oj
the A. K. IT., that our order In the pur
pult of the right was confronted
by a storm of opposition such as nevei
beat upon a labor organization In nl
time. The buttle fought In the Inter
est of starving men. women and child-
ren, stands forth in the history of la-
bor's struggle as the great 'I'ullmar
strike.' It was a battle on the part >>
the American Hallway Union, fought
for a eause as holy as ever aroused th«
courage of brave men.
"What have been your rewards foi
your splendid courage and manifolc'
sacrifices? Our enemies say they art
summed up in one word, 'Defeat.' Thejf
point to the battlefield and say, 'Heri
Is where the host of the Americ an Hail-
wav Union went down before confeder-
ated enemies of labor.'
"Brothers of the American Hallwaj
union, even in defeat our rewards art
grand beyond expression. True it If
lhat the 'sons of brutish force nnd
darkness,who have drenched the earth
with blood,' cliuekle over their victories
They point to the blacklisted heroes of
the American Hallway union. Idle nnd
poor, and count upon their surrender.
Their hope Is that our order will dis-
band; that persecution, poverty and
prison will do the work.
"In this supreme Juncture I call upor.
the members of the American Railway
union to stand by their order. In (lod't
own good time we will make the des-
pot's prison, where Innocent men euf
KMILY FA1TIIFULI. IS DF.AH.
Denver. June 3.—Heavy rains all ov r
eastern Colorado and the rapid melting
snow in the mountains are making the
creeks and rivers boom and arc > uislng
much uneasiness among railroad man-
agers. Clear creek has risen to an
causing a suspension
'k on pincers. Crops throughout
eastern Colorado have been consider-
ably damaged by cloudbursts and hail.
The Platte river is out of Its banks In
i laces, and people living in the bot-
toms In this city arc preparing to flee
Topek .. Kan June 3-George P. Gal new YORK GETS A DREATH OF
Inn. an Englishman oi-.-unylng a re- COOL AIR ON THE FIFTH.
sponsible position In the Santa Fe of-
fices at Topeka. Is Just now the subject
of nan> an uncomplimentary remark Nothing l.ike It Known for Kleren Years—
because he got gay and "cussed' the fen l'eoplc Die In the Street* Twaut/-
flag while talking about the unveiling Deaths Is the Kerord.
of the Confederate monument at Chi-
Denver is In danger
tstrous to property
5ne that took place
river Platte Is steadily
(i life than the
Its hanks lust
inue. The flood Is
one Inch per hour.
• watchful today,
of the destructh e
above Rio Grand a
rising at the rate a
Railway men wi
Tearing a repetltloi
washouts occcurrlng one year ago ;
about this time. Work trains were all
m readiness to go out nt a moment's |
ootlce and In some instances were in
jemand. The Rio (Jrande was the only
road having a train in on time today.
On the bulletin boarfi at the union
3epot the Rock Island train was mark-
ed annulled nnd the Burlington trains
ndeflnltely postponed. The Julesburg
nain was recorded six and one-half
■ your flag! the dirty rag!" Is
the way Gallon put It to a I'nlon vet-
teran who had left a portion of his
anatomy at Gettysburg.
Continuing he said that It woul "soon
be necessary to obtain a permit from
the A. It., to bury anyone not a
member of a post In this country."
-old Glory" has been attack 1 again
and that was enough for Lincoln post
No. 1. of Topeka. and last night il
adopted the following resolutions lr
r< git ils to the matter
Whereas. It has In en brought to the
attention of this post that one Georg*
IV Gallon, an employe of the Bantn
Fe general offices, in a discussion of th*
dedication of a Confederate monumeni
In Chicago took occasion to say thai
It would be necessary to secure a per
init fnint the Grand Army of the Re-
public to bury anyone not a member
of a post In tills country; and.
Whereas. The same fellow. George B
Gallon, said further In the discusslor
New York. June 8 A cool
breeze sprung up shortly after
this evening and It Is hoped tha
of "Old Glo
Colorado, and four men were bail 1^ ^d. Including all the rigs and tank - of
the Elk Oil company station and the
Standard pump station. The fire has
crossed the railroad at uRssesll's and Is
"weeping everything before It with a
strong wind from the west. If the wind
does not change Huss.-U City will b
wiped out h«fore morning.
Bradford. June a telephone men
sage at 9:4.r) o'clock via Olean, X. V .
from Knapp Creek says the leases ..f
Messrs Burns. Russel & Curtis have
been fire swept an dflfty rigs are de-
stroyed. Several dwelling houses have
been burned and should any wind arise
II likely carry
Corbett nnd Fitzsiminon* met in
New York, and Fit zsitnmons agreed
to deposit $"',000 when a battleground
Secretary Smith of the Interior ha
decided to spend $30,000 in improving
tho Q veruuiont reservation at Hot
The Creek India
to the government that their arrest
their governor was only a pioiesl
against ring rule.
A passenger on tho Lloyd steamer
lima dropped a wicath of (lowers in
the ocean where the Elbe went down
with his wife on board.
Executive clemency was refused
Douglass Henderson and Frank Jef
frey, sentenced to be hanged ut Mur
phyaboro, III., Friday.
Tho One Hundred and Seventh Gen
eral Assembly of the Presbyterian
Church of the I'nited States, held a!
Pittsburg, Pa., adjourned Monday.
vnl.xn .1 i -''II 1'UIIIfl.l .11111 .SIlOIl
xplaint during th.- night it
knocked out by the (Supreme Court.
At tho request of O. A. II. Post No.
The hot wind storm of Monday aud
Tuesday is reported as having done
much damage to crops in Iowa, Illi-
nois, Nebraska, Kansas and the In-
A strango case of crime has devel-
oped in Alabama. At Livingston.
Ala., a year ago, Hinton Kico was
charged with drowning Win. Hurrcl.
He was tried, convicted and sen-
tenced to twenty years in tho peni-
tentiary. A brothel of the prisoner
testified as an eye witness to the trag-
edy. Tho supposed murdered man
was located at Mobile several weeks
apo, but eluded tho officers until Sat-
i rday night when he was arrested.
Barrel, when ashed why he did not
inslce himself known, said he did not
want people to know his whereabouts
und expressod no regret that his sup-
posed slayer was serving a term of
The St Louis Chicago lines have
reduced the pussenger rate between
the two cities by almost one-hai f The
ntep was made necessary by scalpers
manipulation of excursion tickets.
Dispatches from Rome announce the
death of Cardinal Louis Buffo-Soil la.
He was born at Palermo April 0, 1840,
and was created cardinal December 4,
1891. He was archbishop of Chiota.
Theodore Durrant was arraigned in
the superior court Wednesday for tho
murder of Blanch Lamont and Minnie
Williams at San Francisco. Ho plead
not guilty in each case, lloih trials
were set for July ii2.
The big American lino steamer, St.
Louis, which left Philadelphia on Sat-
urday for her preliminary ocean voy-
age, but which was detained in Dela-
ware bay by the dense fog, passed out
of the Capes at 0:15 o'clock Tuc&day
* Messrs. John C. Bnrch and James B.
Allisou today purchased from James
M. Head, a controlling interest, in the
Nsshville American, and at once as-
sumed control The American has j nmirt speed of lift
advocated tho free coinage of silver, j was attained, nnd
Hetty Cit eon's suit to set aside a sale
of 9600,000 worth of property in Chi
ago on tlie ground of fraud was j been d
the flames to Knapp Greek and destr ...
the town Knapp Creek is located on
the mountain between Bradford and
Olean, on the Western New York and
Pennsylvan i railroad and has a pop-
ulation of 1,000.
Kane, Pa.. June '' -Never before has
this place been so threatened with so
destruction as today. The forests have
been on flre since Saturday and all ef-
forts to cheek the flames have proved
unavailing. This afternoon at 3 o'clock
the fire had spread at West Kane, the
heat being so intense that the fighters
were driven back and the people began
todesert their homes for places or saf-
ety. Everything la dried up and the
place is at the mercy of the fl
The fire is now raging in the oil fields
snd has burned the oil well rigs owned
by the Griffith company. The T'nlo
Oil company has lost -'-ix rlgS ar.d tin--
tanks of oil. James Campbell's saw
mill and over a million feet of logs hav
Woman Who With llie Help of Oueen Vic
torla Did Much UoOtl.
London, June The Times aunoun
ces the death of Emily Falthfull. Mist
Emily Falthfull was born In 1835. She
was presented at the English court In
her 21st year. Becoming interested in
the condition of women, she collected a
band of female compositors and in ISf.f
foundede a typographical establish
mi nt In which women as compositor*
were employed nnd for which she ob-
tained the approval of Queen Victoria
who appointed Miss Falthfull print* t
and publisher In ordinary to he-
In May, 1863, Miss Faithfull started a
monthly publication called tlie Yb-toria
Magazine, in which for eighteen years
the clams of women to remunerative
employment were earnestly set forth.
In 1868 she published a novel entitled.
"Change Upon Change.'' She achieved
a marked success .is a lecturer. In 187.
-7', Mist Falthfull visited the United
States. After a third tour In America
In 1882-83. she publlsed a book entitled,
"Three visits to America," containing
vivid deaorlptions of various feminist
industries and life as she found It
among the Mormons in st. Lake City. | Kan.
Colorado, etc. In commemoration of ! Tie m
thirty years dedicated to her sex, Miss j 'be man
Faithfull received In 1888, an engraving j rain hav
of her majesty which was sent to her by m this a
the queen bearing an inscription In her | Jeivi-d.
own handwriting, followed by a civil
SOI'TIIKRN KA\vi\ oil. (iOKS.
Thorough Tea In .untie m it* Illuminating
hihI I.nhrlcntlug Qualities
Neodesha, Kan., June 3.—(Special.)— ; j.ak
snly a few minutes late, though a
out of fifty feet of track had be
r.aired during the night n
High water has washed <
filling from under the track
.'all prevailed everywhere, and one or
the C.ulf officials who had been \vit<h-
.ng the storm all night remarked that
the rain ceased just at the right time,
for the country was being flooded and
had It continued much longer damage
would have followed to the railways.
There was a severe washout on the
Julesburg line near Weldon. which
:aused the delay of the train which did
not arrive on time today.
Laramie, W.vo.. June :: The amount
sf rainfall last week was one and sev-
entv-four one hundreths Inches, ac-
cording to the report of the state uni-
versity meteorologist. This s o in is un-
precedented In the history of the state.
Another Inch of rain has fallen since
.nldnlght Saturday and it is still rain
i ic. The value of the rain to the ranges
s very great.
FLOODS IN NEBRASKA.
Omaha, Neb.. June At the general
jfflces of nil the roads doing basin* -•*
in this state, report; were being re-
-dvrd today of the great floods through
the state. All the ti.tins were dela
flag! - dirty
Resolved, That We del
blatant allen as a fellow
unworthy the allegiance to a beloved
queen which he falsely avows.
Resolved, That we denounce a fellow
of such spurious ilk as wholly un-
worthy of association with those wh s-
fathers whipped his boasted ancestor*
on two separate nnd distinct occa
Unsolved, That In this gratuitous In
suit this alien is untrue to the common-
est Instincts of gratitude for the fad
that he is allowed to pursu
for food, raiment and sli
ranged from 70 to O.'t above /.• Am-
bulance bells have rung and surgeons
have been kept busy attending persons
who have been overheated.
Not only have the i cords been broken
for the thirtieth and thirty first of May
nd the first day of June, but this Is a
grand total of five breaking d tys
In succession. Never before in the hls-
Jln Who Spend
lortuiK-H In Adornment.
Nowadays men wear nearly as much
iewelry as do women. Kings, pins,
chains, bracelets, and even necklaces
are worn; in fact, all but earrings.
Showy designs In Jewlry. however, are
I confined to a small Bet in town. Ed-
mund Russell, besides his numerous
isterlv ; 8carfP,n8 and studs, wears a rather
"'clock | unique hit of ornament. From four
It will | Jeweled rings on the fingers of his left
record | hand extend fine gold chains, which
are attached to diamonds. This bauble
covers half the back of his hand, and is
held in place by another chain which
passes twlco around the wrist.
A German count often seen on Broad-
way wears a scarfpin which well-nlgb
hides his scarf, says the New York Sun
day Advertiser, it is a heart-shaped
opal set in diamonds, and fairly out
the glistening sun. As a balance-
department | wheel bo sports a fob perhaps twe
Inches in diameter, made of frosted
' of the local
anything like It occiii red It Is ,
to 81"y that au'r||,1K1,|111'.Ill" ; (told, Inornate! with diamonds. l.nrp.
exult of tie' h" at. an I that turquoise studs set in Jewels are quite
aver 100 ha
to the different hospitals of the city.
The lie nest to : -day" heat was June
T l.v.il, when the thermometer register- ;
ed 86. The death list for today is one ,
of the largest on record. Thus far ten
people have been carried off the
list of the deaths
last night from v
not seriously lntr
i few instances,
away west of Mc
it Bbllllpsburc. J
line In Kan«;i«
flooded track an
.f Union I'. • ttl-
up for all day by
ivl with except In
i Burlington had
s of traek carried
. the Rock Island
■ \. r th- Nel.ri.sk i
bolher.-«l by a
ch a r
i. That in this
fling at the c.rand Army "f the Repub-
lic he exhibits the low origin from
whence lie sprang and the depth to
which a being In human shape can I"!
dragged when guided only by prejudice
1 "r.'sit'l'ved, That while we. as members
of the Grand Army <>f the Republic, dc
not arrogate superiority over other pa-
triotic A merle;
assumed the r
WILLIAM K I LLY, labor-
ROBERT MONTGOMERY. I
LORETTA JOHNSON, f •
FREDA KROSHINSKY, two
LOUISE REVELLE, elev. i
TIB >M AS LANGK. la I ..r-
Cleveland, June : -The i
to lav. while slightly below
ten!av. caused much siitT ■ ii
betlike hi in; if fl
Climes where such vile epithets are e«.
slstent with the pombre environment:
Resolved. That such slander upan
flag which means more In the
i David I!
but in all the
i all other fla*
Vclock the mercury in
Chicago. June. ' T
Jay of Intense heat, i
>i during the aftcrnoo
luring the afterno in r
ndurable foe a time
M. F.* LI.EN. I
id adjoining stab
iv York. Gen. J. Moved it h Ilea I
i wreath on the tomb of La
Texas cattlc shippers havo organ-
ized a committee and will demand
that tho railways furnish them free
transportation whenever shipments
The appointment of a separate re-
ceiver for the Oregon Short Lino will
probably cause many important
changes in tne traffic situation in the
I Queen Victoria was seventy-six years
old last Thursday, and grand naval
and military celebrations were carried
on in England and Canada on botli
Thursday and Friday.
The finishing touches are being put
on the steamship St. Louis prepar-
atory to her maiden voyage some time
this month. The citizens of St. Louis
presented tho vessel with libraries for
both the first and second cabins and u
portfolio of views of St. Louis as a
testimonial of their appreciation of
the fact of the vessel being named for
A unique and successful experiment
was made at Louisville, Ky., Sunday,
when the Associated l'ress telegraphic
news was taken from the wire di-
rectly by a typo-sotting machine oper-
ator. One of the Associated Press
loops * us run into the Evening l'o t
composing room, and I). Boyle,
managing editor of the I'ost, and
Richard Cogan chief operator of the
Associated Press, who are both lele-
gruph and linotype operators, suc-
ceeded in receiving dispatches of tho
Associated Press, putting them in
type directly from the wire. A maxi-
'ds a minute
bet will hereafter preach sound money j nh average speed of thirty words per
Letters of incorporation have been
issued to tha Kansas City Connecting
mil way. The road is projected to run
through Northeast Missouri to Iowa.
Tho following is tho Ohio Re-
publican S'ate ticket nominated at
/ancsvillo Wednesday Governor, Asa
A. Ruahnell; lieutenant governor. Asa
\V. Jones; auditor. W. D. Gilbert; su-
preme judge, Thaddeus A. Minshnll;
attorney general, Frank S. Monett;
treasurer, Samuel B. Campbell.
The Agiieuitural Depart m-nt is get-
ting ready to inaugurate iti- new sys-
tem of gathering crop reports.
Prominent among the names men-
tioned in connectiou with Secretary
nresham's successor are tho e of At-
:orney General Olney, Mr. hi, tho
present assistant secretary of state;
Senator Gray of Delaware, Ambassa-
dors Bay aid and Eustis, ex-Secretary
Whitney and ex-Postmaster General
Receivers of the Chesapeake. Ohio A
Southwestern have been authorized to
Issue cei'tifica' c • o order to ru se
funds for b i und eonstruc-
minutc was maintained.
It is Raid that even if the Vander-
bilta aro uo . trying to buy the Head-
ing, tho control of that road is being
sought by a syndicate friendly to
Funeral services were held over the
re gains of Secretary Gresham at the
Whito House Wednesday and th*
body then shipped to Chicago for in-
ternicut, which took place on Thurs-
Tho Arknusas militia is disbanding
because of the refusal of the Legisla-
ture to grant assistance.
Denver dlspatchei announce that
work will be begun upon the Colo-
rado, Wyoming & Northern at an ear-
.lames P. Maloney, commercial
agent of tho Misaouri, Kansas & Tex-
as, died of inflammatory rheumatism
at his home iu Austin, Tex., last Sun-
day. He v/as liftv years old, and was
tue first railroad agent ever located
in Austin. having been general
freight and ticket agent for tho Hous-
ton and Texas Central when it enters#
Auatiu as a pioneer rv i twehty-!l e
Philadelphia, June 3.--A special from
Bradford. Pa . says: Forest firs" are
again raging In McKean and Elk coun
ties and It Is estimated the loss will
reach Into the millions. The extreme
warm w. athsr has made the forests
very dry and n spark for a locomotive
set flre to the woods.
Much property is in danger. The
Midland Oil company lost live rings-
two tanks, two boiler houses and con-
siderable timber; J. K. Campl.i 11 .*.,000
feet of hemlock lumber, and Robert
Brown a large number of logs.
At Westllne, a few miles from Kus-
•epua, and the terminus of the Mount
lewett, Klsea and Rittervllle railroad,
a flre broke out Saturday afternoon. A
force of men fought it all nii;ht, but a
brisk wind gave energy to the flames.
The course of the destructive confla-
gration was In the course of Tallyho.
A large house owned and occupied by
Fidney Hathay, together with consider-
able "f the contents, was consumed.
Elisha Kane lost several thousand
feet of logs.
A Buffalo firm* Is also said to be a
heavy loser. B. F. Hazelton lost a
small skidway of logs and Several hun-
dred cords of wood at Haselhurst. At a
late hour tonight the flre was reported
At Sugar Run. llammong & Andrews,
eeveral hundred feet "f h-gs w-r> 1 t
At Ormsby, the foiests are on flre At
Dent and at llcAmblay's the wo ids are
burning. At the latter place scarcely
anything Is left to be devoured exeepi
s few houses. The east hill at Toad
Hollow Is a mountain of flre.
The Emery Oil company's property
on the opposite side of the road is now
considered safe, i.ate this evening the
flre had again crossed the cr.. k at
Toad Hollow and the Emery Oil com-
pany's steamer was sent to protect its
property. The Toad pump station of
the United State line, a Ha.QOO barrel
tank and 600 barrel tank filled with oil,
were In Imminent danger, along with
the dwelling houses at this place.
A squad of firemen aided by the res-
idents of the Hollow and pipe line em-
ployes. succeeded In keeping the flames
out of the settlement.
Just south of Bradford, and not far
from the city line, flre Is raging. The
Rock Glycerine company's magazine,
containing 500 of explosives, Is almost
surrounded by flre and it Is feared it
will be destroyed. At H o'clock the
South Pennsylvania sent twenty men
to Dagolia to fight fires raging near
their oil property. The city is being
scoured tonight for men to fight flre in
various parts of the local oil fields.
Fifty cents to Si an houd is being of-
fered for the work.
FINK DAY TO QUIT.
Turnverelii Uoarn t Km una it Tlty Hnd Prlzi
Kansas City, June 3.—Bright, cheri
weather greeted the Turners on the last
day of their great festival. The exert is
es opened at 8 o'clock In the morning
at Exposition park and were partici-
pated In by the most active Turm
While the awarding of prizes was not
made until later In the day, enough
known of what the Judg • report would
be to make It certain that majority of
awards would go to St Loulsans. At
12 o'clock the grand parade through the
business streets was had Six thousand
Turners, actives dressed In uniform,
which was Interspersed with half «
dozen brass bands The afternoon wa?
spent In picnicking and cempetltlon h
the bowling, shooting and aquati
games. At 5 o'clock the distribution of
the prizes took place and tonight th-
grand ball wound up the festivities.
WILL RUN TWO PAPERS.
J. B. Pound of Kin>xvilla- Will Keep HI*
Shop Open Ony mid Night.
Knoxviiie, Tenn. June .i—j. p
Pound, proprietor of the Chattanoog
Evening News and of the Knoxviiie
Evening Sentinel, today purchased the
Morning Tribune. Both pap is
printed from the same til-e with Ihe
Mergenthaler machines, and the use of
a fine perfecting pres.- Itoth paper*
will take the As* ate 1 I'ress report,
having the exclusive fran* hlse f«
morning and evening service
The Neodesha oil field Is
ally opened though it may be a few
months before operators can begin to
realize any returns from their oil.
Recent test* have established be-
yodn the shadow of a doubt 4he great
value of Southern Kansas oil. It 1?
now established by scientific experi-
ments that southern Kansas oil is rich
in illuminating and lubricating quail
About one month ago Qultey & finley
shipped a car load of- oil to the Pitts-
burg refinery at Coraopolls for the pur-
pose of refining and analyzing Its com-
ponent parts. The tests' have been
made and show that the Kansas crude
will give per cent of white water re-
fined of 1."0 degrees flash test, or r.O per
cent of 110 flash test. It also contnlns
from 10 to la per cent of an excellent
lubricating oil. and from 12 to 1f> per
cent of naphtha. The greater portion
of the balance Is valuable for fuel pui-
There is now wlthlng a radius of five
miles of Neodesha fifty-three wells,
'ive are gas and the remainder are oil
.ells which produce three to fifty bar-
els a day. There has been a good deal
f bragging about the value of the
Neodesha w lis but from this tinv on
It will b. business and the oil from this
tion will be on the market.
rn counties that
make a full crop.
Omaha. Neb.. June 1-A spr,
the Bee from Curtis, Neb., savs
t from Its banks lal
moon and the volume
fer released carried destruction ti
Medicine valley. The bik cove
. rea of lOfl i
IIKKS STUCK TO I I
"rullnraml Painful lnt-l
tally to furnish Ihe p.
toller mills. An enormous dam wa«
t-nilt h< -s the mouth ..f Wild • uu
where it Intercepts the Medicine riv. t
nt thl« point nnd all water drained
from the territory to the north, s-'inc
thirty miles Is confined in an artificial
The first Intimation that Curtis citi-
zens had that the locality was threaten
d with disaster was when the banks
burst with a roar that could be heard
several miles and a wall of water ten
feet high rushed down the valley, car-
rying everything in its path. The fine
roller mills, which occupied the east
«lde of the great ravine, received the
first shock of the torre nt and the build-
ing was almost ruined The damage
In this direction alone Is estimated at
ards below the mills
■ed) died 111 th" hos-
I the ti ■ rm
Mills. Ind . June :: -To I
ilid at 4. the w • ith- r bl
Pd all efforts to
ig a be
' the c
K o'clock It sto
•e years obscrVI
this city by
'IUI1T1 NO 111.*
ms Usual the
I of It.
Yokohama. June :t.—A dispatch from
the island of Formosa says the Japan-
imperial guard landed near Kee
Tung Wednesday night and lighting
-d. The Chinese lost heavily,
me. June 3 —News has been re-
d here that the Japanese have cap-
tured Kee Tung In the nirthem part
of Formosa. Three hundred Chinese
>\ IIOI.U. family uonf. crazy.
I'ollce Unrrnl u Oreut Aggregation of
Cholre *plrttN ut Cleveland.
'leveland, O., June :s.—An entire fam-
ily of seven were taken into custody
today charged with Insanity. The fam
Uy consists of Henry Buekwold, the
father, Charlotte Buekwold, his wife,
and two grown daughters. Eva and
Emma, and three small children. All
of the family are strong believers In
the spiritualistic faith and have be. n
locked Into their homes at No. 2 Bea-
ver street for over a week holding wild-
ly Insane spiritualistic seances. One
of the daughters Is laboring under the
hallucination that she is a spirit and
another member of the family that the
spirit must die. The spirit was perfect-
ly willing to be sacrificed but the ar-
rival of the sheriff's officers prevented
them from carrying out their Insane
IIIO CKOWOS ARK I'KOMIhl l>
At la ii tit Will he Thronged KxpuMtlun Open-
lug Drt.v rtii.l Grand Army 1 h.v.
Atlanta. Ga., June 3.—C. E. Harman,
general passenger agent of the Western
and Atlantic railroad, notified the Ex-
position company today that he had
closed a contract for hauling 2-",000
members of the O. A. R , from Chat-
tanooga to Atlanta on the 20th of Sep-
tember. The Confederate veterans will
come from all points to meet the Q.
A. R .men and the public comfort com-
mittee of the exposition will have to ar-
range for the accommodation of not
less than 50,000 visitors on that occasion.
It is estimated that on the opening day.
the 18th of September, when President
Cleveland and his cabinet will h<- here,
ths crowd will not be less than 100,000.
WILL Ol'KN I OK Mil MONTHS.
.Manager* of Ihe Denver Ltpwllln Tell
What They I <peel to Da.
Denver, June 3.—The managers of the
proposed mining and Industrial expo-
sition have issued a statement to the
.public setting forth what has already
been accomplished and what It is pro-
post d K> do. One hundred nnd twenty
acres In the city park and thirty acres
of state Mbef fsi
been selected as the sit"- for the exposi-
tion. The exposltl u will be thoroughly
representative of the great Interests,
progress and devt lipment of twenty-
four state and tsri'ltori.-s west of fbe
Mississippi rlvn. i> exposition will
be opened July I lh90. and closs De-
osmbtr 1, lhfctt
"f the Burlington. When
the flood struck this narrow defile its
progress was impeded, but only for an
Instant. The heavy embankments gave
way and the wall of water rushed
lb! nich ■ utUng a path M0 yards vv !•
T lie • iili. * impiii.y B h - Is ab it
j As the wall of water passed beyond
: the city It rapidly spread out over the
I imnv-nse territory and Its power of de-
! st ruction was correspondingly decreas-
ed. The alfalfa UIMdOWS for many-
miles t") the south are flooded by several
feet of water. Details from the south
where the torrent passed indicate very
extensive damage, Farm products of
evorv description were engulfed, and
small buildings swept away or under-
mined. No loss of life has thus far been
TOI'KKA AFKAIO TO BK CURKD.
fore the remains vv. i. d< p -if
grave every pall bearer suiter.
stung In more than t
face and hands. Th<
tenaciously to the coffin that many or
them were burled with the body of the
The leading futures ranged as follows:
Artielcs Open. High Low. j C'loa.
Wheat— j ^ I I
July 7!>'V 7" - 7: 7f.
ling the fact
r.-el vvork is being
f them fatal To-
orver report® that
so nth wes ten part
IN VARIOUS TEA'
innati. June 1 This w
on record fo
The mercury ro«
to the maximum 1
m . with a clear sky. A
blew all day and not a cas
tion was reported.
Detroit* Ml< h . June I 1
hottest place In Mlehlga
1 ..'clock the mercury was
; being l 'l degrei
j "lay and the ho
« S7'. a
. 1 ,
2 oats, 2
Topeka, Kan.. June 3 The Keeley
Institute In Topeka has closed its doors
to patb-nts, and those who desire to
ure the bite with the hair of the Jag
must now go to Kansas City, Kan..
where the only Keeley Institute now
doing business In the slate is located
Dining the three years and a half in
which this branch has been doing busi-
ness In Topeka Is has treated 600 pa
tlents, and In the entire state more than
3.000 have taken the cure with less than
10 per cent of relapses
Cash quotations we
Flour—Dull hut '•
No. 2 spring whea
TSOfOC; No. 2 red, 77'
.11V. No. 3 yellow, .11:'v. N"
No. 2 white, .ll'-j'y^c; No. 3
* rve die. No. 2 barley, .'•!
F.Wi.'.lc; No. 4. nominal. N
$11.48. 1'rline timo'l.
Mess pork, per bbl.. 112..7"fi
per 10") lbs.. IC-CTitft&Ge. Sh
(loose), $ll.2Wo;.30. Dry sal
(boxed), Short cle
p.-r gal., $1.26%- Sugars-. m.-i.u
Ills . Jun
as the hot-
from 78 at
llut tho jewelers say thai
(hough the fashions of well-dressec
men always run In small, modest de
signs, rich foreigners, such as Span
lards nnd Cubans, delight in large, ex
pensive designs for rings and scarf
pins. Specimen pearls of large slz'
aro much In vogue for sleeve links ant*
pins. A Broadway dealer had an enor
pious diamond-studded horseshoe pit'
which he thought a drug on his handH
However, a well-known "horsey" in
dividual saw It the other day. raved
over It and paid the high price asket
without a murmur. Designs at present
run on outing Ideas—yachting, tennis
baseball and golf emblems. Though
some few exquisites may demand
jewels whose size makes them only
sultnble for lovely women, the con
sensus of opinion Is that good taste
will prevent a general copying of the
examples set by London swells. Not
long ago a typical westerner, with u
big sombrero on his head and a brace
of pistols in his belt, was arrested In
the tenderloin to keep him from losing
a diamond watchchaln worth thou-
sands. Apart from his strange dress he
was no more peculiar than the swell
who swings gayly along dressed In the
h' .ght of fashion, with his hands cov-
ered with jeweled rings, nnd perhaps
a heavy bracelet, bespeaking c ffeinl-
! nacy, on his wrist. Let us hope we will
bo saved the pain of seeing men adopt
'lie jewels of women, despite the fact
ihat the gentler sex arc Infringing on
1 the fashions of masculine dress.
■iinir of the Ntrniiife Thing* Which Ilia
I'll I tit lit liropUt Ob* -rvt-N.
I If a man falls dead in the street,
ills thero he will remain un-
wledgo of his death i aches
3 roundabout man-
3 If anything could
ie done or lo move the body lo ;i shel-
cred spot would at once implicate (ho
oo-cnthusiastic philanthropist. So,
oo, may one look in vain for aid in the
ase of personal injury, even in one's
nivn house, the mere sight of blood
from a cut linger often serving lo pre-
i ipltutc all the servants fo the'r own
quarters below stairs, where ihey re-
main In a dolid. unconcerned manner,
behaving iu the way least likely to
cause suspicion to rest upon them, elves
in the event of the injury's proving
I'atnl. It is stated that when the hla-
tory of the present dynasty come.; to
bo written, It will be recorded that
when the Emperor Chla Ch'lng waa at-
tacked by conspirators while pissing
in his chair through the streets of the
j capital, only six persons out of the large
crowds present came forward to help
their sovereign In the moment of d<- n-
j ger. If so llttlo altruism is shown to
the "Son of Heaven," it may be ima-
^ined how much is likely to be dls-
! played toward an ordinary human be-
j ing. To he seen near a man ret ntly
| dead renders a Chinaman liable to be
suspected of some Interest iu his death,
and suspicion means ofllcial exaction,
for lying In China is an art and not a
sin, in splto of the Confucian ( lassies.
Thus we see that, Just as the wire runs
throughout the body of the clay images
hawked In Chinese streets, connecting
each limb to the body, so does there
run throughout Hie body corporate of
the Chinese people the fixed principle
of mutual fear and distrust, of terror of
their rulers and indifference to all
i til the knowlc
the officials lr
i tier, lor to go
t ' 00
o'clock. It br
by L' degrees.
n.ox.U) | The therm
finished soods, iirsT
oiitratlon by heat
leter marked S 2 de
DA KINO I* OK t
I on the lure Kx
I but ter niai U> i was tit
! 17c; dairy, Kg(
They re Inviteil lo n Conference I
l>eka. .lutie IS.
Topeka, Kan., June 3. -A. R. Shlnt
of Ottawa, vice-president for Kansas .
the American Bimetallic league, ha
issued a call for a confereir*" of Kan- ft. l.oun t
«as free silver men to be h-Id In To- Louis June 3. --die.
p-ka, Tuesday, June Is Under this I wheat, 21,000; corn. 82,00«
rail the friends of free silver at the j
ratio of 16 to I or all political parties
are Invited to participate in the confer
ence. The call is made under the nam' . orn—iwuy u«
of the American Bimetallic league | lower; No. in:x« <1. 4
that the silver men "f Kansas may i )9i. Oats-Slow" nightly
throw aside their partisanship and unite a«ic; No. 2 white,
all Interests for the free coinage of jtye- Firm; No. 2 .nominal
silver. It Is expected that the confer- Steady; timothy. 1
will, among other things.
Kansas City, June •;
I cent low®!
No. Z ha
i • 1 >, IRiffUO.
vi',c; No. -
llB ,|me Japan's (.earned sn|<||era,
<torm la It appears that note books arc quite
i pros- j common in the Japanese army among
e max- 80'<"erH an<' coolies. They keep
i mo me- | regular diaries and take copious notes
about 2 of everything they see. "It Is surpris-
i record . ing," writes a war correspondent to the
re fatal i China Mall, "what a lot they know
about the great west. Several of them
Inlk intelligently of Spartans nnd Per-
sians, Napoleon and his march to Mos-
cow, and even compare the abolition of
feudalism in Kngland and Japan. They
l ie- rain storm j fully understand ull that is applied In
hern and west- the contrast between old-fashioned
f *many*e*fV'the hand-to-hand warfare and modern
* u it i.-ss than long-range maneuvres; and they speak
! Every draw scornfully of the Chinese tactics at
"l 'k 's 'nd^thrt I'lng-Yang, In trying cavalry charges
ik d than against massed bodies of riflemen with-
' out ilrst using their machine guns, as
"Several washouts are reported on the l)ie French at Waterloo did their Held
Salina 1 \'jra'lnfleld P'0(,f,g. 1° throw the ranks In disorder.
.s Hen- All this from the Japanese must bo sur-
as the | prising to Europeans, because we do
o^Jood not ^now them. Their progress Is
are bad greater and more real than foreigners
hey will [ Imagine."
Kuuhhn KerrlvM Downpour Wlilrh
Kansas City. Jun T
that prevailed ov-i south
en. Kansas yesterday wa
known In the history "i
to till out. corn '
in'some sections b
be checked by the
rain will <
the ad visibility of forming a distinctly i
"currency reform party." j can,,lca' 9 s c-
Dl. II. I' WITH INMKIStK CASKS.
( Ireult Court nt I.MViniHortlt Derbies In h I
Itiu llMiullton County Cm«c.
Leavenworth, Kan. June 3—The Unit- ^
ed States circuit court, June term,
convened here this mornig. Judge John
A. WUIlamil, of Little otlrk. piflldlng
The Hlllmon life Insurance cases were
passed up n The attorneys held a con- !
f. retire and agreed to try the cases next ]
fall or winter.
Ill the case ol the Aetna Life Insur-
ance company against the county of ; "j
amllton, the ' U't rendered a decision m
In favor of the county on refunding
bonds issued by the county In the sum
Hamilton com! v .n ISM had two sets
of officers, on at K ndall and the other
at Syracuse Th-uc bonds were Iflstied
by the Kendall b "*1 and the d< < islon
Is of importance , because lucre are
other suits pending tK'bist the county
Involving the sum ,t 1200,000.
LIVK STOCK MAKKIT.
Union Stock Yards, .!
There was nothing doing m n
ic tlon today be"mis.- of light m-
!v fob human
tinli couidli' bo
I .. , blress !
able to reach the city today.
AMMAIT.TF.D IIIM NISTI.K'S
FlcnUlah Crime Which a ' om
Attempting to Com •• i
South Bend. Ind., June
No. Dock Ave. I'r
Uo. k Ave I'rlct
>< from Ac."
lent W K. I >ula
Home of the furniei
cUim ths e m ^r«w i- u. i
child was ou
beaten Into In
husband and w
..f their Itoine
ditch to db'
crawled out of
in the I p, tli«• bom <
u condition Is h
I"'1" porta the brut.
ar load of
of pigs on
fortunes In AdvertIslng.
Moses P. Handy In Chicago Tlmea-
Herald Another man who bears sim-
ilar testimony, tells me thnt his con-
cern, which began by investing $10,00.)
a year In advertising, Increased the
amount every year according to their
Increase of business, and this year ex-
pects to spend $1,000,000. Still another,
who confined himself entirely to the
newspapers and magazines In the ex-
ploitation of bis specialty, never hav-
ing touched a dead wall, a fence or the
broad side of a barn with poster or
paint brush, and never employing a
salesman, has a cool million saited
down In real estate, i iej s his > I | an l
17* Ths spends m >st of the year abroad In lux-
urious living. Many other men of my
tic tualntance resting in ease and wealtu
have told me stories of their own ex-
perience vlth the same moral. Some day
I nm going to print these stories and
mines of the heroes.
I ill II.D.
I At l*ls In
A most j
light. A i
over the i
id by the
nt > a deep
II e I
e- There are tw" sides to every quentlo
,r« top nnd bottom; and the man >n tf
' bottom side Is liable to b« crusbe '
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