The Press-Democrat. (Hennessey, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, February 1, 1895 Page: 6 of 8
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\V. P. CAMPBELL. Publliher.
Hennessey O1* *"•
The Alaska boundary line,in sj)e<:ial
reg-ard to the Yukon country.threatens
to become something of an issue be-
tween tho I'nitod States and Canada.
PRESIDENT DIAZ DEFINES HIS
It is observable that, while the Ger-
man molders of public o|)inion ven-
ture to criticise Kaiser Wilhelm's pub-
lic oolicy, they don't dare to censure
his poetry abovo a whisper.
Japan buys yearly nearly $15,000,-
000 of American cotton—in England.
It g-oes out by way of the Suez canal.
What is tho matter with our I'ucific
rullroadu and California ports?
a colossal statuo o' Li lfun<
Chang, ton feet high, the gift of ad-
mirers, has just beon completed ill
Germany. When undraped it will
remind poor old Chung of his own
present proper, or improper condi-
GUATEMALA'S REPLY CONSIDERED.
Mecta* lloca Not Wiint to Go to War
but ('cileni tho l.lttln Kepubllc Mnk?«
the i oureMlimii Ilfmttndeil ut
Il«r lloHtllltlea Will lie In.
• ueiirnted by the I)i t
Wiien that reorganization of tho
New York police takes plaice tho
Lexow committee ought, to take a
commanding "position immediately be-
hind the roorganizers and fortify the
position with a (iatliiig gun.
The Duostrow case emphasizes the
fact, that wu need at once an amend-
ment, to the criminal statutes provid-
ing that a mun noed not be more sano
for conviction in a murder caso than
ho is required to bo in any of the reg-
ular avocations in life.
Goveiinok Shocklky of Alaska,
etated to tho house committee on ter-
ritories that seals wore practically
extinct, and will be so entirely within
a short timo, and now tho women—
heaven bloss them—have started out
to exterminate tho marten.
The swashbuckler act of (ireat
Britain in having her gunboats con-
stantly swaggering around in Chinese
waters docs not seem to have tho in-
fluence on tho Japs that was intended,
if tho sentiment of leading Japanese
papers can bo accepted as a criterion.
It is said that more than 05,000
people were sacrificed to tho deuflly
scourge of diphtheria in Austria-Hun-
gary last year, that in Hungary alone
thero were 34,188 fatal cases. In
spito of this awful slaughter tho au-
thQrlties htVG tyoen sluggish in adopt-
ing the marvelous aut'J lljlipd 30 ef-
fective iij Horlin and l'ai'ls,
A wuiiKit, who is somewhat of a
philosopher, has ob-erved the fact
that no millionaire in this country had
achieved tho honor of becoming a
centenarian. There is nothing wronfe
about this, for an all-wise Providence,
who is supposed to be just alike to all,
would not bestow much wealth and
long life upon the same person.
The fortune of James G. Fair is
sliding down to the neighborhood of
$12,000,000, which is the usual thing
when a legal inventory takes tho place
of a popular estimate. Jay Gould was
an exception, for appraisers made the
net value of his estate $75,000,000.
Commodore Vandorbilt loft about
♦ 100,000.000. Hut. as a rule, the
•olossal fortunes of wliioli so much is
hoard *** ^mensoly when t^ted
by aetiml %m>os.
In K.^ituoity a preacher
i'u«4 Tt) have a layman offer opinions
contrary to his own doctrinal points.
'I'ho Rev. Lemuel I'enro 1. of Grassy
Creek, believes in the damnation of
unbaptized infants, and when on'.' of
his congregation, John Slate, aigued
against that doctrino. the preacher
drew his revolver first, shot at him,
the ball passing through his bootleg,
and then slashed him with a knife
The doctrines of that congregation are
in charge of tho preacher, and ho in-
tends to enforce his rights.
American wool growers see little in
the situation to encourage them, but
tt is certain that our doalors do not in-
tend to give up the market to foreign
countries. Two new and important
methods of cleansing wool have beon
devised in New England, one by the
use of naphtha and the other by
hydra-carbon solvent which saves the
valuable grease and potash of the
liber for other purposes. These
methods are said to improve the wool,
leaving it whiter and softer, and in
better condition for dyeing.
Accoutring to tho figures publishod
by the Boston Commercial Bulletin,
the insurance companies of this coun-
try enjoyed in 1894 an unexampled
year, so far as small losses aro con-
cerned. Their aggregate losses
amounted to but $127,000,000, as
compared with $156,OOD.OOO in 1893,
$183,000,000 in 1892, and *138,000,000
in 1891. Then, too, the incomes of
many of the companies wore ma-
terially swellod by higher rates of
premiums, while many, of course, felt
the stringency of the times in the
refusal of many old customers to in-
sure at all, preferring to carry tho
rial* of loss by (ire themselves.
City or Mkxico, Jan. 28. — President
Diaz and l-'oreign Minister Marsical
had a long conference over the Guat-
emalan matter last ni^ht The reply
of Guatemala to the deumiul of Mex-
ico was read and considered in many
of its bearings. Another conference
with the full cabinet will probably be
Later President Diaz dictated the
following: "The government appre-
ciates this randy manifestation, it
being one of the results of tb<e vehe-
ment and inexact phases in which the
press has presented the question of
the day. 1 comply with a duty in
stating that although it is true that
the government is sustaining a
serious and delicate controversy
of a diplomatic na'ure, which,
if not handled with correct, logical
anil honorable men, may conduce to a
war, and, although it is also true that
we are not yet on the verge of war,
because honor, good faith and logic
constitute the program of the gov-
ernment, and because it has no right
to attribute any other course to its
adversary, the government believes
and has practically demonstrated
that belief for several years, that the
greatest blessing we can offer
.to our country is the pres-
ent period of reconstruction
and happy and visible development
in peace, and declares that it will
only allow it to be interrupted when
an unjust and pertinacious aggressor
insists upon infringing upon its well
established rights and assailing its
national honor and decorum. In such
an event, which I hope will not be
realized, tho government will con-
front tho situation with true faith
and energy, inspired by its duty
and its rig-lit. Tho goverpincnt
accents, holds in esteem and will
use with economy what you so patri-
otically offer. We soldiers of the
generation now passing away feel our
blood tingle when we think that we
may be able to baptize in a war every
way just on our part the generation
coming on, in whose hands wo are
going to leave our country and its
The bind involved in disputo is
covered for the most part with dense
forests of precious woods. Mexican
choppers from the North and Guate-
malan choppers from the South have
clashed in the heart of the forest that
fringes the banks of the rivers Usu-
macinto and La Cantum and their
tributaries and this has precipi-
tated the trouble. The contro-
versy rests on the question
whether the La Cantum, or one of tho
forks of the Usumacinto constitutes
the boundary between the Mexican
6tnte of Chiapas and Guatemala. The
old traditional boundary was the La
Cuntun, but according to the treaty
of 1S8- the boundary was pushed to
tho eastward. The Guatemalans do
not now accept the Usumacinto as the
UNCLE SAM AS A PEACEMAKER
Ills Good OfTlce* Tendered
Efforts of the United SifSiUi to
About a Reconciliation.
City of Mexico, .Tan. 2 3.- TlVe
United States lias undertaken Wplay
the part of peacemaker between
Mexico and Guatemala to prevent
war if possible. A M4gram lias been
received here fre# Secretary Gresham
expressing the hope that Guatemala
and Mexico would agree between
themselves upon some method of
settling the dispute over the bound-
ary, but that if this should not be
possible the United States trusted the
two countries would agree to submit
their differences to the arbitration of
some friendly nation. This communi-
cation from a nation with which
Mexico enjoys such intimate and
friendly relations has caused a pro-
found impression upon the govern-
ment and undoubtedly accounts in
part, at least, for the decision of the
minister of foreign affairs to with-
hold for five or six days, at
least, the ultimatum which it was
about to dispatch in much less time
in answer to a note from Guatemala
received. It is learned that the pres-
ident of the United States made such
appeal as would be received in good
spirit before sending it by first com-
municating in an unofficial manner
with Minister Romero at Washington.
£in<ill Fcwaril for Kxprts* Itnhbern.
St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 28.—The
authorities of the Cotton Belt railway
and the Pacific Express company have
offered jointly a reward of S100 for
the capture of tho robbers who held
up and robbed an express car on that
road in Arkansas Wednesday night.
Mlnlitar Thnraton Kajra They Are la First
CImi Shape and I>enles Humor*.
■Washington', Jan. 28. — Minister
Thurston said to-day of the state-
ment that the Hawaiian government
was selling bonds in this country at
twenty-five cents on the dollar, for
the purpose of influencing a feeling
in favor of annexation: "There is no
more possibility of such a thing being
done by the Hawaiian government
than by the I'niteil States govern-
ment Hy law the Hawaiian govern-
ment can borrow money for two pur-
poses only—first, to pay postal savings
bank depositors in case the treasury
is unable to meet the demand; second,
for the purpose of constructing certain
public improvements,such as wharves,
roads, bridges, harbors and public
buildings, which, together with the
amounts to be spent for each, aro
specified in the several acts authoriz-
ing the loans. So far from being
troubled concerning financial mat-
ters, the provincial government was
and the republic now is stronger in
that department than in any other.
The continuous balance in the treas-
ury has ranged from 8200,000 to 8400,-
000. Not only lias the government
not beon obliged to borrow money for
its current expenses, but it had such
a large surplus on hand from current
receipts that it advanced from the
current receipts in the treasury to the
loan fund account the sum of $82,093,
which was expended on the specified
public works, and also met a run of
over 8.100,000 on the postal savings
STATE HANGINGS FAVORED.
The Missouri Itouso 1'assos a Rill for
Penitentiary Capital runUtiment.
Jepeerson Cur, Mo., Jan. 28.—The
house convened this morning without
a quorum. Petitions were presented
from Kansas City and Jefferson coun-
ty asking the enactment of an anti-
The committee on criminal juris-
prudence presented a substitute for
the bill regarding the hanging of
condemned criminals, which was
adopted by the house. It requires all
persons convicted of capital offenses
to be transferred to the penitentiary
and in the course of law hanged
within the prison walls. The act ap-
propliates 81,000 for the erection of a
suitable building in the penitentiary
for the purpose.
Among the bills introduced were
the following: By Middleton of
Wright to compel the attendance in
public schools for at least four months
of each year of children between the
flares of (i and 10 years, and requiring
tho county court to furnish free
school books to children whose par-
ents are too poor to purchase them;
by ICyler of St. Louis requiring the
police commissioners in St. Louis and
Kansas City to establish rules under
which policemen will not be on duty
over eight hours each day.
PIKKFI) ! Rheumatic Pains
rflUULUt I Return when tb eolder weather comes.
THE SENATE PLEDGES UNCLE
SAM TO CONSTRUCT IT.
TO JOIN THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC.
The Measure Passed the Upper llonse
by a Vote of 31 to 21—Termina-
tion of a Debate Which Has Con-
tinued Since the Present Ses-
sion of Congress Megan—
KANSAS HELPING ITS POOR.
Coal and provisions ISeiug Sent to the
Topeka, Jan. 28.—Along with re-
ports of severe snow and cold weather
in Western Kansas come stories of
suffering of man and beast, and a
movement in the direction of relief
has been inaugurated in the eastern
half of the state.
Governor Morrill will supplement
this movement by ordering the war-
den to increase the output of peniten-
tiary coal for the benefit of the suf-
ferers. Eightcars of coal have already
been shipped, and to-day two more
cars were forwarded to Thomas
County, three to Cheyenne and two to
Logan. Applications have been filed
as follows: Kiowa county, three cars*
Rawlins county, thffifl eal'«fl Rooks
county, fouij cars; Otceley
thifcA&b Ilanks Done l'p.
CrilcAtatt, Jan. 23.—Holder and more
d&i'iiVg than any in many years are
the operations of a gang of forgers
whose system was first discovered by
a financial house. Heginning with
the promiscuous looting of the mail
boxes, the gang committed forgeries
on all checks and drafts found in the
stolen letters and completed the dar-
ing work by passing the altered
checks on the biggest banks iu town.
New Mexico for Statehood*
Santa Fk. N. M., Jan. 48.—A
memorial to congress praying for the
immediate passage of the New Mexi-
can statehood bill passed the lower
house of the assembly by a vote of 19
to 4. It will be unanimously adopted
in the council and hurried forward to
Washington in the hope that the sen-
ate may take favorable action at the
Killed by C arelessness.
Empoiua, .Tan. 2 8.—\V. T. Borton,
while carelcssly handling1 a revolver
last night in the drug store of Charles
Ryder, his brother-in-law, discharged
one of the chambers and the ball
passed throusrh his heart, causing al-
most instant death, llorton was one
of the best known men in Lyon
A Nebraska Hank t'H.hier Skips.
Tobias, Neb., Jan. 28.—W. J. 5Mr-
liut, cashier of the State bank of Mil-
ligan, a small town southeast of Fair-
mount. has skippad, leaving a con-
siderable shortage. Speculation oa
the Chicago board of trade is reported
as the cause of his trouble.
Wheat Below Fifty Cents.
Chicago, Jan. 28.—The cash price of
wneat in Chicago dropped under fifty
eents to-day and tho May price got
below fif v. three cents.
Great Demand for California Oranget.
Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 28.—Therw
cent killing frost in Florida has cre-
ated a demand for Southern Califor-
nia oranges unprecedented so early
in the season.
Washington, Jan. 28.—'The bill
pledging the faith of the United
States to do the construction of the
Nicaragua canal passed the senate
last night by the decisive vote of 31
yeas to 21 nays. It was the termina-
tion of a debate which has lasted
£!ncc the present session of congress
began, it was, moreover, tho first
realization in either branch of con-
gress of tho vast project r.o long and
vigorously urged for a canal joining
the Atlantic and Pacific with the
United States government standing
sponsor for the execution of the work.
The bill in brief directs the issue of
870,000,000 of Nicaragua canal bonds.
Each of these is to bear the following
guarantee: "The United States of
America guarantees to the lawful
holder of this bond the payment by
the Maritime Canal company of Nica-
ragua, of the principal of said bonds
and the interest accruing thereon,
and as it accrues."
An additional $30,000,000of bonds is
to be issued without the United
States' guarantee. The total $100,-
000,000 thus issued is to be used in
constructing the interoceanic canal.
'1 he secretary of the treasury is to
have general supervision of the pro-
ject. A board of fifteen directors is
to have immediate charge of the
work. Of this board the president is
to designate ten members, no more
than two from any one state. The
United States is to receive 870,000,000
of canal company stock in return for
guaranteeing the bonds, and is to
hold a mortgage lien on all the prop-
erty of the canal company.
The sundry civil bill passed the
house in tho shortest time, so far as
known, on record. It was under con-
sideration but three days. As passed
the bill carried S38,1:35,721. Two
bropositions, offered respectively by
Mr. Sayers and Mr, Coombs, the for-
mer's to give the secretary of the
treasury power to issue United States
ponds of such dimensions as he should
See fit instead of as now to issue
them of the same denomination,
and the latter's to retire and
eaucel the gold certificates and
make them non-receivable for cus-
toms dues after July 1 next, furn-
ished the principle theme of discus-
sion. Mr, Sayres' proposition was de-
feated—7t to 87, while that of Mr.
Coombs was carried without division.
Another amendment offered by Mr.
Settle of North Carolina, to strike out
the appropriation of 850,000 to pay for
information regarding moonshine dis-
tillers, was lost. An appropriation of
$40,000 for a lightship to be stationed
off the straits of Fuca, Wash., was
NEEDS OF THK NAVY.
Naval Kill liepr,rtei( f.'srrlua a Total of
Washington, T). C., Jan. 28.—The
report on the naval appropriation
shows that the bill carries a total of
$31,807,022, an increase over the esti-
mates, which were $30,92.*>,096. The
estimates for the increase of the navy
were $13,250,393. while the appropria-
tion is $13,777,521. Of this increase
over estimates $5,000,000 is for armor
and armaments and $463,2o0 for con-
struction and steam engineering.
The most important feature of the
report is the discussion of the neces-
sity for the three new battleships ano
twelve torpedo boats provided for.
Ilawuilan Cable Almost Certain.
San Francisco, Jan. 28. — Hugh
Craig, manager of the New Zealand
insurance company, says the cable
between Vancouver, 11. C.. and New
Zealand via Honolulu will certainly
be laid, lie states that he has offers
from would-be bidders who will also
lav a cable between Honolulu and
Monterey, Cal., if an American con-
cession can be secured.
Heavy Withdrawal of Gold.
Washington, D. C., Jan. 28.—Yes-
terday's withdrawal of gold from the
sub-treasury at New York aggregated
$0,700,000 (#5,200,000 coin and $1,500,-
000 bars) and from Boston $250,000,
making a total of $(5,950,000, which is
believed to be the largest amount, of
gold ever withdrawn in a single day.
This leaves the reserve $56,782,858.
Holier Measures in Nebraska.
IjlNCOl.n, Neb., Jan. 28.—Tho relief
measure appropriating $50,000 for Ne-
braska's destitute became a law yes-
terday. It is believed that with this
and the contributions from other
sources received and pledged are
amply sufficient at least until the
seed question must be solved.
Four l'eraonn Drowned.
Natchez, Miss., Jan. 28.—Just below
Bouger's Landing Corcordia Parish, a
flat boat containing two men, a
woman and a child was capsized in a
whirlpool and all on board were
drowned. The occupants of the boat
Return when the eolder weather comes.
Thej are caused by lactic acid in the
bloofl, which frequently settles in the
Joints. This poisonous taint must be re-
f !%%%%%« parllla
moved, Ilood's 8ar-
tapartlla conquers 01
It drives out of the blood every form of
impurity. It makes pure, rich blood.
" I suffered with rheumatism in my left
foot. I took Hood's Sursaparilla and the
pain Is all gone.'* Miss R. K. Blake,
Mills House, Charleston, S. C.
Hoori'w PlfnTi r ••vont, constipation
35 Gent Patterns
lor 10 Gents.1
' Those patterns retail in fashion bazaars and!
stores for twenty-five to forty cents each, but
in order to increase the demand among strang-
ers we offer them to the lady reuders of this
Siper for the remarkably low price of only 10
•nts Bach Postage one cent extra.
Tho patterns are all of the very latest New
York styles, and are unequaled for style accu-
racy of fit, simplicity and economy. For twenty-
four years these patterns have been used the
country ever. Full descriptions and directions
■—as the number of yards of material required,
the number and names of the different pieces in
the pattern, how to cut and lit and put the gar-
ment together—are sent with each pattern,
with a picture of the garment to go by. These
patterns are complete in every particular, there
being a separate pattern for every single piece
of the dress. Your order will be filled the same
dor it is received.
Order patterns by number and give size in
Every pattern guaranteed to be perfect
THEY ABE GLOVE FITTING.
To got get BUST and BREAST measure, put
the tape measure ALL of the way around the
body, over the dress close under the arms.
Prloe of «ach pattern, 10 cents, when
ordered on coupon printed below.
Postage one cent extra on EACH pattera.
LADIES' LOUNOING Robe. Pattern No. 6295
Is cut in six slzQB, viz: 32, 34, 3t5, 38, 40 and
4? inches bust measure.
Dark red cornels hair is here becomingly set off
Ijith t revera collar of Quilted satin edged with
cord, * handsorhe ccrdcljtre encircling the
fcalst. The comfortable adjustment is smooth
fitting, with loose fronts that lap widely and
©lose Invisibly on the left side.
Tho sleeves in fashionable mode are moder-
ately full, neatly adjusted near the wrists and
fall loosely at the lower edges. While full
•DQUgh to meot all the requirements of fashion
AO superfluous material is vsed in this simple
sown, which rentiers it an ideal robe for inva-
pjs^ancj a;} exceedingly serviceable garment
Catfhm0?6, flannel, eider down, outing cloth,
French flannel, in striped or figured variety or
any soft seasonable woolen fabrics are suitable
for robos of this kind. The same pattern can
ft used for a both roVo or wrapper, appropriate
material giving it a distinctive ihode.
Tlie retail price of pattorn ls3J cents.
Child's Coat. Pattern No. (E58 is cut in four
sizes, viz: l, 2. 4 and 0 years.
Grey blue cashmere is here shown prettily
tritnmea with chinchilla fur The coat and
fOncy brotclles lined with India silk, an in-
terlining of canton flannel giving it the season-
oblo weight. The close fitting short body
Oloses on center front oither invisibly with
hooks and eyes or with buttons and button
holes as preferred.
Star polniod ripple brctelles cross the should-
ers. edgeci and headed with the fur trimming
and finished at the waist with rosettes of baby
ribbon These bretelles fall gracefully over
lanre puffs that are mounted on sleeve linings
faced to cuff depth with the material and trim-
med with fnr at the wrists. Tne rolling collar
is edgeci with fur. The full round skirt is fin-
ished at tho bottom and front ed^es with deep
hems gathered at the top and sewed to lower
edge of body. This dressy little top garment
can be made up in any of the seasonable coat-
ings, cloth, camels hair, cheviot, in plain or
fancy weaves, whipcord, Bengaline. velvet or
corduroy, will oil make up prettily by the
mode. Any preferred style of trimming or
decoration may be adopted.
The retail price of pattern is 25 cents.
In ordering, give No of patterns
wanted Bust and Waist meas-
ure. Either of these patterns will be sent
to any addross upon receipt of 10 cents in
silver or stamps when this coupon is en-
closed with oruer and one cent for postage,
with your address.
Address COUPON PATTERN CO.,
xx5 Lock Box 747, New York
yrup. Taste* Good, use
time. Bold by druggist*.
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