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EDMOND, OKT.\H<>M ATERRITORY,FRIDAY,OCT. 7, KS!)8.
UK HURRICANE RAGING.
J South Atlantic Coast Swept By a
HEAVY LOSS OF LIFE FEARED.
indltlons HI mil:
vailed In 1BOJI
Illoe Crop Alone tli
Iver rmr(lr«ll| Destroyed-
Mhl|>|dng In Considerable.
— With Research and Counsel
Assist the Commissions.
wounded; she lind to
the magnitude of tlie aum. and very [ her allies, beside *3.750.000 requl.l-1 vlse<l In 1878 by the concros, of Ber- and thirty-
widespread doubts were .s|ircwed as! Honed during the campaign. Thin war j lln. They comprised, among other | oall 20,000 volunue. a to ntms_; she had
lo whether poor France, which was lasted only a month. Prussia had | things, the surrender of the sultan's to guard the frontier with li.Otm reg
believed lo lie crushed beyond recov- Kir.000 men In the Held, and losl 11,-1 protectorate over ltonmanla ami Ser ulars and volunteers, as well n aev
erv would ever be able to pay. But 000. The Indemnity gave her $2.1 a [ via. the practical abandonment to A us- era! gunboats on the rivers ami lakes,
these apprehensions proved lo'b. nil- week for each man's services, or 4.- trla of Herzegovina and Bosnia, the llcr farmer, losi heavily, as the raid
founded and the billion of dollars was: 2TO for each man lost. However, It grant of Independence to Bulgaria and occurred at a busy time of the year:
lial'l with such rapidity and with so was an enormously expensive war for of autonomy to llumolla. the 1'rliice of and she had lo pay away a lot of
Utile apparent effort that Prince Ills- Prussia, costing her some I11R.OOO.- Bulgaria remaining, however subject money In pensions and gratuities Yet
marck and the (ierniau authorities, 000, so that the indemnity did not M the suzerainty of the sultan. The tl.e Vnlteil Plates did not pay a farth-
past and present, have never ceased make her balance good. treaty likewise provided for the ces- |,.K compensation! When Canada
Itn lament ever since that they did not It Is thanks to the Intervention of slon of a strip of I'urklsh territory to pressed the mailer on the home gov
stipulate for double the amount. This I Russia that Japan was prevented fDin Oreeee. but this clause was never en- eminent she was assured that It was
Indemnity is worthy of especial no- exacting an Indemnity of analogous I forced, and finally the Sublime lutte,n„t worth while making a claim, as
Paris—No treaty of peace has atet | treaty of Gfcr.nt, the war which for the reason that It greatly ex- proportions at the close of her war was compelled to pay a war Indemnity "ilio Amount «>f rompeix.nlIon would
hlch with China. She was foreed to eon- to Russia amounting to the sum of |,e g0 gninll." And. Anally, the mat
and lent herself with a mere bagatelle of ' $100,000,000. Russia demanded a much j ter was arranged by the English g<
CAROLINE MISKEL HOYT DEAD
Nkw York, Oct. 3.—Caroline Miskel
Hoyt, wife of Charles Hoyt, the play-
wright, died at her homo in this city
yesterday of llright's disease, resulting
in blood poisoning and convulsions,
and only a few minutes ltiter her new-
born son died also. Mother and son
n framed—at lenst none that mark-! brought to a close accomplished muct ,.^><^1 the artual expons
Ml the termination of a great war- for « " ShiUM. The "''•<l">'iit Germany was put by th
: and brilliant victories of the Americans —
which did not require the service® of
a small army of major and minor dip-
lomats. 80 with the treaty that Is
about to be closed between Spain and
the United 8tates.
In the first place three languages will
by required, French, English and
Spanish, with translators for each.
The conference will be conducted lu
French, but when It comes to the tech
idealities o' diplomacy the commission
era will not trust themselves with an)
language but their own, and so ever)
•peech an«. every document will of in-
cesslty appear lu Spanish. French and
English. This alone means an array
of clerks and a troop of printers.
But even the Behrlng Sea arbitra-
tion commission numbered well over
a hundred, counting in all the minor
officials who in one way or another
were necessary to the settlement of
on the ocean throughout fie war gave
a prestige to the United States which J
was of great benefit afterward to
the country in her diplomatic dealings
with other great nations. The prac-
tice of Impressment ended forever with
the close of that war. The life aud i
death struggle between England aud j
France, which incited England to take ,
sailors from whatever quarters sh'-
could get them, closed a few months
after the coufllct between Eagland
ind America ended, and with It dis-
appeared all reason for impressment,
ind the practice never was resumed.
England, by act of Parliament In 1870
formally recognized the right of expa-
triation, and a treaty with the United
Stat s on that line was negotiated im-
mediately afterward. The United
States' condensation of paper bloc-
kades was indorsed by one of the fou.-
principle promulgated in the decla- j
the controversy. And that was a leaser j ration of Paris In 1850, and has now
dispute, compared to the great prob- j a world-wide vogue.
lems that will come before the Auier-; The foresight and courage of the
lean-Spanish commission. 'American ji'ace commissioners—B-n-
The Catholic church will have Its j Jamin Franklin John Jay. John Ad-
Interests In the colonies to look after, 1 urns and Henry Laurens—aud the
and so an army of clericals is already friendly consideration of the British
coming to Paris to see that the church representatives-Oswald. Fitzherbert
does not suffer the loss of Its vast; and Strachuy--brought about the ilrs'
treaty which gave America indepen-
dence. The preliminary treaty of1
peace bet wet .1 America and Eugland
was slgued on
Paris, by the
two countries lu which America's
western boundary was fixed at the
Mississippi. The extension of the
United States domain to the Missis-
sippi was. of course, made possible by
the conquests of George Rogers Clark
in Indiana and Illinois in the lattert
part of the war against England. This
provision of the treaty and the recog
ultlon by England of the Independence !
of the United States were Its most Im-
portant clauses. England retained
Canada and Nova Scotia, the naviga-
tion of the Mississippi was to be open
eminent guaranteeing a Canadian
1 loau of $18,000,000, "on the under-
standing," wrote Lord Klmberley,
1 "that Canada abandons all clulms on
this country (Great Britain) ou ac-
count of the Fenian raids."
| No Indemnity was exacted from
I>enmark nt the close of the war of
I 1S64, neither was any money exacted
j at the close of the war of 1850 between
Austria on one side and Italy and
j France on the other. In fact, the ex-
1 action of war indemnities may be rc-
j garded as a practlco of relatively mod-
j ern origin, the victors In former times
having contented themselves with the
surrender of territory on the part of
the defeated foe.
THE LOUISIANA TRFATY.
The Juntas of the Philippines, Cuba
and Porto Rico will probably all be
represented durlug the sessions, espec-
ially ths first named, whose struggle
for emancipation from Spanish mis-
rule will be roost determined.
Counsellors will be there for every
Interest, to construe or to misconstrue
as the occasion may warrant, and so,
on the whole, It Is fair to presume that
the commission will hold its sessions
deep into the winter, and possibly Into
the new year.
The American commissioners are
men of rare diplomatic ability, Sena-
tor Davis ranking, perhaps, foremost
among America's interpreters of in-
ternational law. Senators l-'rye and
Gray have had long experience on the
foreign committee, and the latter only
recently resigned from the Bekriug
B*a commission, where his knowledge
of International law proved exceeding
ly valuable. Whitelaw Reld has gain
ed his experience In our foreign dlplo
matte field, and Secretary Day, with
his thorough knowledge of the details
leading up to and the data of the war,
will be no mean opponent to the wily
diplomats of Spain.
All of this recalls to mind the few
treaties which have at various times
been made by the United States, and
tho excellent results which have
ways Inured to this country from the
rare diplomatic tact of Its commission-
ers. As a matter of fact, we hnve In
the government archives at Washing-
ton but three treaties of peace with
foreign nations. The first was that
which terminated the war of inde-
pendence. the second was that which
ended the war of 1812, and the last
was the treaty with Mexico In 1848.
In the latter the diplomat whose tal-
ents were applied to the new prob-
lems of that period was Nicholas P.
Twist, and It is to him we owe the
very valuable treaty of Guadalupe
Hidalgo. This was the one signed at
Guadalupe In Mexico, on February 2,
1848. Tho war had been caused by
the annexation of Texas In 1845, and
the conflicting claims about Texas'
southwestern boundary, Texas put
ting It nt the Rio Grande, and Mexico
contending it was at the Nueces, a
river farther east. At annexation the
United States adopted Texas' claim
snd in maintaining it war was caused.
Through Its victories In the war the
United States made Its claim good,
and In tho treaty of peace the Rio
Grande was made the bouudary. The
treaty also gave New Mexico and Cal
Ifornla to the United States, and this
country paid to Mexico $15,000,000, and
assumed, to the extent of $3,250,000,
the claims of United States citizens
At Ghent, in 1814, America was also
represented by men of deep Insight, of
rare judgment, and extraordinary dip
lomatic skill. They were John Qulnry
Adams. Henry Clay, James A. Bay
ard, Albert Gallatin and Jonathan
Russell, names familiar to avery stu
dent of American history.
England's representatives were Lord
Gambler, Henry Goulburn and Wil-
liam Adams. Aside from the provis-
ion which ended the war between the
United States and England, the most
Important features of the treaty were
those which provided commissions to
settle the title to islands In tho Passa-
maquoddy Bay and to mark the boun-
dary between British and American
territory as far west as the Lake of
Notwithstanding the evasion* of the
November 30, 17S:i, at \
representatives of the K
rooo whcre conn wow ntt t>
Another famous American treaty
made !n Paris, and of which the con
tennlal will soon l>e at hand, was that
which gave us the territory west of
the Mississippi for something like 00.-
000.000 francs or a little over eleven
The commissioners who brought
about the transaction were Robert R.
Livingston and James Monroe, for the
United States, and Napoleon Bona-
parte and Francis Barhe Wanbois, for
For half a century before the pur-
chase Louisiana had been bought and
sold in turn by France and Spain. The
French settled It in 1700. In 1702,
France, finding that If she tried to
| hold i/oulslaua, it might be seized by
England, transferred It by secret
treaty to Spain. This cession, the
treaty said, was "from the pure Im-
pulse of his Majesty's heart." Spain
was surprised, and the Spanish min-
ister with whom the treaty waa made
only accepted Louisiana as a gitt upon
the expressed condition that it should
not l>e considered until his King ap-
proved the acceptance. Thus IjOuIs-
lana and the territory west of the Mis-
sissippi actually went begging an a
gift 133 years ago. The French peo-
ple who formed the colony objected
Savannah, Ga., Oct. 3.—For eight-
een hours Savannah has been in the
grasp of a West Indian cyclone. Dur-
ing that time the wind blew steadily
from fifty to seventy miles an hour.
While the city escaped with com-
paratively little damage, tho loss of
property among the sea islands of the
Georgia and South Carolina coasts is
believed to be heavy. For miles in
every direction around Savannah the
lowlands along tho rivers are sub-
merged. Only one fatality has so far
been reported—the drowning of a
negro while attempting to reach the
land from a small island, near Thun-
derbolt—but heavy loss of lifo is feared
on the South Carolina sea islands,
where such fearful loss of life occurred
during the great tidal Storm of 1893.
Tho conditions now are similar to
those during that storm. Owing to
the submerged country aud the Iso-
lated location of the islands, no news
can be had from theiu until the water
subsides. For oight miles north of
Savannah tho entire country is a lake
with only tho hummocks visible. At
noon the water was eight feet above
the highest tide. Driven on shore by
the northeast storm, It filled up on
tho islands, swopt over banks and
! dams, carrying away the remnant of
the rice orop that was left by the
August storm and had not boon gath-
, ered, and wiping out farm crops.
I The loss to rice growers alone will
I be from $50,000 to $7S,000. Of tho en-
! tiro rice crop along the Savanuah
I river, valued at $250,000, all but about
i 15 per cent was lost in thia and the
preceding storm. Tho damage to
| shipping is considerable. The schoon-
er Governor Ames, which was on her
way to sea with a cargo of 1,500.000
1 feet of lumber, weut adrift in the har-
bor, but was secured safely. Tho
| wharves at tho quarantine station at
the entrance to the river bore were
1 partially carried away. Tho quaran-
tine officer and his family and servants
were rescued by a tug. Four vessels
! which wore at anchor nt tho station
were torn from their moorings and
driven into the marshes.
! The extent to whloh the railroads
' suffered is not fully known. The
j naval stores and cotton and lumber
. yards of the Plant system sre sub-
j merged, and the tracks of the Central
I railroad of (leorgia and the Georgia &
Alabama railroad around the olty are
K-v U V
will be buried together. Her husband,
her mother and sister were with liei
when she died.
Mrs. Hoyt was born in Covington,
Ky., on September 15, 1973, and wai
famous for her beauty. Her tirst ap-
pearance on tho stage was with Rob-
ert Mantell. Later she played a sea-
son at Daly's theater in this city. She
made her first nppcarance in one of
lloyt's productions in "A Temperance
Town." It was during this engage-
ment that she became acquainted with
Mr. Hoyt, whom she married on
March 4, 1894. She retired from the
stage at that time, permanently, it
was said, but returned last year in nnc
of her husband's plavs, "A Contented
She was Mr.
lis first wife, kn<
flora Walsh, also
he stage as
NEGROES DRIVEN FROM TOWN,
r a, III., HtrlUer* Go to Washington, Ind.,
bimI Hound Up Colored Miner*.
Ind., Oct. ;i. This city
DUBS HIMSELF A PRESIDENT.
to the United States and England, and
tfie United States was to have equal
privileges with England In the New
Foundiand fisheries. The preliminary
treaty was ratified In England and
the United States early In 1783. and
a definite treaty covering the same
ground and finishing the transaction,
was signed also at Paris, September 3.
1783. At about the same time peace
treaties were signed by England and
the other nations, which had been .h
war with her—France, Spain and
to the gift and the transfer t*
did not take plaee until 1709. The
Spanish rule was gradually accepted,
and It continued thirty-five years.
People of this day talk of per capita
expenses of government. The figures
are preserved to show that It cost the
King of Spain $16.55 for eaeh of his
Louisiana subjects annually. Thai
was the expense of maintaining gov-
ernment In Louisiana.
Tho time came when Bonaparte,
after marching over Italy and driving
the Austrians beyond the Alps, con-
| eluded that he wanted the Louisiana
territory In the New World. Spain
was weak, and all that was neressary
was the expression of a wish from the
Little Corslcan. Louisiana was se-
cretly -eded to France. The treaty
therefore a punitive or "moral ! J1S5.000.000. receiving In addition' larger Indemnity than that, however. «as signed, hut the Spanish govern
and Intellectual damage" Indemnity, thereto the Island of Formosa and the For costs of the war she demanded ment over Louisiana was continued,
to some extent such as "Oom" Paul Pescadores, neither of which had ever $450,000,000, and for losses to Russian I his secrecy was made necessary by
Kruger wanted to collect from Eng been of any use. either financial or subjects and Russian commerce $251,- the fact that France and Lngland were
land for ths Jamesou raid. In the war political, to China, and which will 000,000, a total of $701,000,000. The 1 hen at war. 1 he King of Spain ceded
of 1870 *71, the time was twenty-eight make necessary the expenditure of Indemnity finally awarded to her In Louisiana In Its entirety, east and
The fact that the United States will *-peks from the entrance of German much treasure and life l>efore Japan cash and land, amounts to $0.25 n W'-ek
aak for no Indemnity has oonvlnn d tFOOPI lino PrtlOh tOfHtOVJ to th MU1 dfflfl any profit therefrom. The for each soldier engaged In the war.
Europe of the moderation of America's surrender of Bel'fort. The German war lasted about nine months and 80,- Great Britain has received two In-
demands. Turkey would have ruined troops engaged may be taken, for
Greece had the powers not Interfered. , practical purposes, as an even million,
Perhaps the most onerous terms ever I the official figures of the active forces
imposed by a conqueror upon his de being 781,000 nt tho commencement of
feated foe were those to which Ger- the war and 037,000 at its close. The
many subjected France lu 1871, at total German losses are placed at 128,-
the close of the historic conflict that 000, the killed alone numbering 29,-
culmlnated In the capitulation of Paris. 000.
They consisted of the cession of the Germany therefore received In cash
major portion of Alsace and of Lor $35 a week for each man's servieeg, or
ralne, Including the great fortresses of $8,000 for each man lost; on the whole
Strasburg and of Met*, and the pay pretty good pay! But Germany—or amounting to about $800,000.
ment of war Indemnity amounting to Prussia—has a habit that way. Only The Turko-Russlan war of 1877
Ihe colossal sum of $1,000,000,000. The j four years before the war with France eame to a close with the treaty of San
000 troops were engaged on Japan's der.mltles of considerable a mount from
side. The indemnity paid, therefore, China. The first was one of $20,000,000
$60 a week for each man. altogether, but part of it went to com*
The conflict which Italy waged with pensate merchants for opium dellv-
Abysslnla for more than a decade was ered up to the Chinese government,
brought to a conclusion by King Hum-
bert's withdrawal of his claims to
suzerainty over the Negus, by the sur-
render of the major part of Italy's pos-
sessions In Africa to Abyssinia snd
by the payment of an indsmnlty
and the portion specifically claimed 011
f the Mississippi. In return he re-
ceived from France the little republic
When the treaty reached this coun
try President Jefferson called Con
gross together to ratify It. In doing
so he frankly admitted that the pur-
chase went beyond constitutional an
thorlty, and that a constitutional
account of the expenses of the oxpe- amendment was necessary to carry out
dltlon Just equalled the vote of credit, the purchase. Hut lie told Congress
The second Indemnity, of 1800. was llmt tho acquisition of an outlet to the
about $10,000,000, or less ihan one- Go!' was essential to the national life
third of the vote of credit for the war. and to the preservation of peace. In
The settlement of Canada's claim for that way he vindicated the action or
Indemnity for the Fenian raids from ; his commissioners. Congress ratified
this country Is noteworthy. By the the treaty, six New England Senator.-
Agulnaldo Tlrea of I>lct tomhl| nnil
Washington, Oct. 1.—Sonor Agon-
! cillo, tho Phillippino representative
! who has come to Washington to ask
that the insurgents be hoard by the
cominissoners at Paris, has inado pub-
lic a translation of tho Phllippioe con-
stitution which Aguinaldo was to
have proclaimed at Malolos. Ity this
constitution Aguinaldo formally re-
nounces tho title of dictator, and as-
sumes that of president of the revolu-
tionary government of the Philippines;
he provides four sooretaaies, tho sec-
retary of stnte, marine and commerce;
the secretary of war and public works;
the secretary of police, minister of jus-
tice, p >!<ce instruction and health,
and the secretary of finauce, agricul-
ture and industry. A congress is pro-
vided for to be composed of represent-
atives of all tho provinces of the arch-
AGUINALDO REFUSES ANY PAY.
National Assembly Proffers lllm m Sal-
ary, But He Declines,
Manila, Oct. 3.—The national as-
sembly at Malolos, at a recent sitting,
voted Aguinaldo a civil list of $7R,000,
but Aguinaldo declined to receive
anything until the army ahould
have been paid. An attempt was
made by I'alerno, the speaker of the
house, to h e inserted a clause grant-
ing him an allowanco because of his
office, but the proposal was rejected.
The assembly is now engaged in dis-
cussing the constitution.
SILVER TICKET NAMED.
Henry George Nominated for Governor
of New York.
Nkw York, Oct. 1.—At a meeting of
ths Chicago platform Democrats Henry
George, the son of tho single tax ad-
vocate, was nominated to head an in-
dependent Democratic ticket. The
nomination of Elliott F. Danforth for
lieutenant governor by the regular
Dcmocratio convention at Syracuse
Spanish Idea of Terras.
Maduid, Oct. 3.—Tho newspapers,
diaeussing the proceedings of the
conference, affect to believe that tho
United States, besides respecting
Spain's sovereignty in the Philippines,
will also allow Spain to have a share
In the settlement of the new regime
in Cuba. Inspired articles assert that
Spain will undertake to carry out the
promised guarantee of the Cuban
debts only until Cuba herself is able
to pay the interest and sinking fund.
the .1..tiers anu organized.
At I'l o'clock last night they got to-
gether and, masked, visited all the
shacks where the colored coal miners
lived About fifty of tho negroes were
corralled and at the points of pistols
were driven out of town.
One negro refused to go and the
miners fired on him. He has not been
found and may be killed. The police
oould do nothing.
One policeman, Anderson Cannon,
went up to the whole mob and de-
manded of them to disperse. They an-
swered by leveling their pistols at
The masked miners took the town.
Chief of Police Call turned in the fire
alarm and called out the citizens to as-
sist in keeping order. Several are
deputizod, and if there is a new out-
break of trouble much bloodshed Is
likely to result.
CANADA'S PROHIBITION VOTE,
The Majority for Prohibition Through-
out the Dominion lfl.OOO.
Toronto, Ontario, Oct. 1. — The
majority for prohibition throughout
the entire dominion will not proba-
bly exceed 18,000. All thu provinces
except Quebco voted for prohibition,
Ontario giving it a majority of
about 10,000. Quebec's majority
against it of 40,000 is just about offset
by the returns from the maritime
provinces, while the returns from
Manitoba, the territories and
British Colombia show that the West
is in favor of prohibition by a major-
ity of 7,000 to 8,000. Not more thau
half the votes registered were cast.
Even the prohibition papers consider
the majority too small to influence the
government to attempt to enact pro-
hibition legislation. The vote was
taken simply for an expression of
opinion. It lias no effect in itself.
Indians May Go to Meileo.
Dbnison, Texas, Oct. 3.—It is stated
that a deal has been concluded by Del-
aware Indians for the purchase of
550,000 acres of land in Mexico, and
that as soon as they secure settlement
with the United States and the Choro-
kees they will remove there. It is
thought that many of the full-blood
Cherokces will accompany them. The
tract purchased is on the Yagin river,
state of Sonora, and is said to be fine
land. Representatives of Mexican
land-holders were recently among the
entire civilised world was startled by she took $41,750,(XX) from Austria snd 1 Htefano, the terms of whlcls were ra- first raid Canada lost six men killed voting against It.
: tern) of the deck waxed extremely j "Bo's'n's mste!" 1 his brother officers, and the laugh the war broke out John Maronej of Young Maroney ran out of the hous-
nervous. He Imagined that the eyes The man addressed sprang to hit which followed proved ths laat straw. New Haven Joined n battery. Like but his mother caught him In the yard
of all hands were upon him, and al- feet with finger touching cap. "Ay, The ensign Jkrew himself up, and with many other volunteer soldiers he did and belabored him with a olothspol-
While the Philadelphia waa lying1 most that the safety of the ship de ay. sir!" he replied. Then glancing " * "** - * ^' """"" -w— -
the Brooklyn navy yard several
years ago, a young ensign was called
aft one morning and placed In com-
mand ef the deck. It happened that
onky ons item remained on the list of
the mennlng's duties. It was not a
very martial command to give, hut ss
the time approached the oflcer (pro
pended upon his giving the order In hastily about, the scared officer inui
the proper voice. At three minutes of tered hoarsely. "Swipe sweepers!"
seven bells he again scanned the or- It was an entirely new order to the
dsr book. It read: "Seven bells, boatswain's mute. He touched his cep
Pipe sweepers." ft was plain enough inquiringly. The ensign, more con-
snd the euibsrrsssed young officer fused than ever, stammered desper-
took his stand near the mainmast and ately, "Peep awlper*. my man " His
called out In .1 verv weak vole* words were overheard by several )f
•Itherlng scorn exclaimed: "Sweep not get to the front, and finally, when Finally •! <• dragged aim to s poi.. .
plpm, and be d—n quick about it, the war ended, he resolved to quit the station aud turned him over to the
tool"—Chicago Inter Ocean. service. Maroney left camp wlthsut captain as a desertur.
_ leave and made his way to his hoi^.
Talk of the Spartan mother! She Mrs. Maroney. whoso husband fought
was not In it with Mrs. Msroney of through the < Ivl! war. knew something It is considered :ha; Jat>ar.' nv."
New Haven, who soundly thrashed a of msrtlal affairs and closely quea ir* among 1 h* hsst neii4 «wo .
son 'rid had him arrested for dssert ' Honed her son. She discovered that the world, ths r on' being t.
lug PVsm tb«- volunteer service. Whan he had deserted, and her wrath arose - Tien of Bu*s«s
Will Control Ciibau Fruit.
Boston, Oct. 3.—The Boston Fruit
company has recently organized the
planters in sections contiguous to the
Cuban (>orts of Bauer, (hbura and
Kama, and claims to be lu a position to
control the entire output of fruit in
the east end of Cuba, and to have com-
pleted arrangements for the scini-
weekly saiiiug of a fleet of steamships
to those ports, beginning in March
n-)xt, when the first crop of fruit will
b ready for market.
A ai.OOO.OQO I allure.
Dover, N. H., Oct. 3 — N. A. A J.
Sawyer, woolen manufacturers, as-
signed Saturday afternoon. Liabil-
ities are estimated at $1,000,000. hJx-
Governor Charles H. Sawyer is pres-
Idsnt of ths corporation.
Guilty of Manslaughter.
Macon, Mo . Oct. 3.—"Guilty of
manslaughter in the fourth degree an!
six months in jail, with a fine of $100."
That waa the verdict given in by the
jury which had for the past week been
Inquiring into the manner by whloh
A. T. Smock had killed M. L. Cheuv-
ront in Shelbina the night of .luly 22,
ls97. The verdict was a great surprise
to the people here, and when the news
was sent over the wires to Shelbina it
was received with the greatest in-
Now a Refrigerator Trust.
(Iranii Ramus, Mich.. Oct. 3.—The
organization of the refrigerator man-
ufacturing trust is said to be under
way. It is to have $0,000,000 capital
and to include all the big concerns in
the country. There are thirty two
factories in the different parts of the
United States, each with more or less
valuable patents, and the plan is said
to be to buy these concerns outright
aud bunch the mauagemeut.
Omaha, Neb., Oct. 3.— Nearly 1,s00,-
000 have passed the gates of the expo-
sition. Last week tho attendance was
l:8.SM. Railroads are increasing their
rolling stook, anticipating the extra-
ordinary travol for Jubilee week, for
which the rate of one fare for the
round trip within l.M) milo* of Omahs
has been made. Beyond that radius,
ths rate is 1 oent a miJ*
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The Edmond Sun--Democrat. (Edmond, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 10, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, October 7, 1898, newspaper, October 7, 1898; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc142095/m1/1/: accessed January 18, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.