El Reno Weekly Globe. (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, October 26, 1894 Page: 1 of 9
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KL RENO, OKLAHOMA: FRIDAY, OCTOBER, 2C 1894.
A 4 El Kenoand (•aiiadiaiiCo>
V i >r~ 1. No. ii5.
Mr. A If. Hell brought in from his
farm in Matthewsoii town-l;ii>. hot
Saturday a few bushel ot an extra
. (unlit v iif wheat. called t lie Hlue Stem
. , ,, ... , ,.1.1 the cost of POPULISM. with them mole extravagant :i | > | > r< >
MR. MC.RAE s LETTER. Judge Burfor.l. (apt. lleglei, t.ltik | _ _ I print ions neill the bills introduced by
The people who .ire interested Mi | of the district court. ('. ^ um'( ! Whil it would Co.t This Country Should ,„e populists.
I securing; some special legislation to j lieial stenoyrftnner, ( t>l. *'i i< > y «m< The Populists Get in Power (iimn- i* willing lo «,rive om
,if, the niort«aSe held by the gov- | chief of on,missary department, j As an 4,,„striU j<m ,)f ,vlllll lh, -1 popul.sl friends in Oklahoma from
ulists would do if they had the power. now until the rleet.on to nam.-the
the following. taken from the speech bills that have he introduce,I by he
of II n. .lames P. Pigott of Connect- republicans and the .U-iii.H-r.ita that
icut. delivered in the house of repre-! will carry with tlien, one-tenth th.
sen tali ves on Aug.lU, ".H. shows the appropriation that would have k-c.i
,m|()t;ll |lf lll0 appropriations re- required had the b,IN intiodueed by
caiieume nine nwm ~ « • .. ,
ft whent and weighs eminent, or t< secure an extension of j Hill (.owen, returned Moii<!h> fiom
Illl lilt II t( "I l" HI1 '•' | 1 l • •
„1 over (i> pounds per bushel. Mr. time lo muW'pavuK-nton their home-, the circuit of Ibis judicial district,
iilell -avs lie -owed 10 and threshed 1W! steads will read with interest the fol-
ihatlic!.* Several parties have gotten <eed , lowing: letter from "I hos. C. Mc-Kae,
f,„„, \1, I Sell Uias. Carswell. our chairman of the committee on pub-
„U; countv attorney, ha, sown a few lands of the house of .epresentu-
. .u-hel ,.f thi- variety: Charley is a lives. 1 he letter clear y shows that
■ no-tieal farmer and i, always auxious I all of the pretentions of Hynn to be
. , |,mm what . rop i, best adapted to | to do anything tor the settlers, is
si 1111 j I v moonshine and that he litis no
the eouilirv I ' J
i ii M it e I ice whatever with the party in
While everybody was v.eli pleased ; |IOW01. nn,i could therefore accoin-
witU the measure of success attained 1 notify- fol. il,c settlers without
Judge Hurford has held court in Wa
tonga. Hlain county. Arapahoe, (.
county, and Cloud Chief. Washita
county, since leaving here live weeks
ago. Much important litigation has
been settled by the terms of court j quired to meut the bills introduced
held in those western counties as] by populist members of congress.
there were many cases pending where | Hcproscnlutive Davis bill (X
ti . | „|,|.. i„.f,,r,> :U providing for the loan to cr
th. parties bad not been aid Ik toic | ^ ^ ■ -
to get a hearing in court. Icrhap-
liv the fair «,ss<viation in their exhi- I
liition which closed last I-riday. yet |
we have heard some farmers regret-
ting tlji." fact that the agricultural j
-display was not what it. should have
been in this county. There is no j
doubt but what Canadian county
.could lisvc made a much better .lis- j
play of line stock and of the product
of her soil than she did, but perhaps
i he fair association is not entirely to
blame for the lack of agricultural
display. At a meeting of the far-
mers institute which was held in this
city last Friday, a liieinbir present
offered some very sensible sugges-
tions to the fanners upon this .jiu—
I i <111 lie Slid that the fat lllers of the
county should not critii i.-e the asso-
ciation in i-jKgiinl to this matter, thai
if the farmers of ti.>■ count j1 had taken
the proper interest in the (air and |||
had made a little effort they might |„
•have made a creditable display. II.-
su'J-gested thai tin- farmers should >'
effect an organization and tale an in- .
i'.e rest in making the fair a success in
its mcessity was shown by others:
('omit tee on Public- Lands,
House of Kepresentative.
Washington. I). < . <let. lit. !'!).
iion. i.. r. itoss,
()klalionni City. <1.
Iiear Leslie: You and other prom-
inent democrats wrote me urging
prompt action on the lull granting the
the right I"
s, and to grant
their Ik• i.i
I li ne not
(II M I I It 'III 100.
i 1 ti
II 111 VI
have heard that
for th.it purpo-e
i| by the commit -
id pa-si'd bv ihe
I you and o'thei-
i advise u- of tin1
. for l In- i- >ii-
i uiijus; i v
the most important question passed
upon by the Judge was the question
of the legality of the same warrants
issued by the commissioners of some
of the western counties. In accud-
witli the decisions in Ihe supreme
court Judge liurford held that all i,, ]
tlehts contracted before an a-sessinent , it.isI>
was made, are null and void and also
nil warrants issued in excess of four
percent of the as-e^e.l valuation of
iii • c III lit y arc 111)' binding upon the
county. While tin - -ion w ill
work a some of the
■ than the
i of :
Kepi e>eiitat i \ c ( 1.iver'
i'i-.'.i I. 1- ifty-second congress)
to stal. s. eli .. oO per cent of a
val ual ion of ) u .qi.-i t y i-
ling i IJ,o(W,000.noti.
■nia; ive Clover > liill ( N"
the twenty pop representative aim
four populist senators became laws.
In order to aid our populist friends
in the investigation we will furnish
tlieni 1 In- Coiigre ional Record ot 11n-
.j'lrd congress, so they may have no
excuse for not accepting this chal-
-I is var-
( icameiy r
stall nint for French i
Ilk flit fe
hoi lei s
tri II >d law
I leuu. t In
w:t!iesgi:s iiu.st t
The eonnnissioner of
:nnl ollice h: • |ire| :ire<
vim ilia. 1 > :*
mil such i:. f i
h;tw >uc.'i e i
Tin* lrt 1 ers
helialf t f tli«
i > remove .11
> i.f llie
f Mr. 11,ill.
ila, was ren
11 <1 inii-ulI .
1 wrote me when
likely tli.it. wit.h-
. M . Fl\ 1111 would
of v 1 nil-self an I it hers in
jiieasure were >ulllcient
;. ihuibt on the part of
committee who were di--
,• i:. After Ihe report
1 democrat frniH .Miune-
il int In1 limine, i here was
li.i the demo -ratic side.
Tiiom \> C. M. i! \k.
Our School Lnndn.
The 1110-1 important business I
fore the licxt legislative assembly
will be to provide for the leasing o
the school lands of the territory
Willi 111 st of the school lands of IIIi
county in a high stiite of cultivation
there is 110 reason why the proceed
•It-rived from the rent of llio-e lands
not pay all. or nearly all of the
Editor: Oar populist
1 that th«
I his annual
report to congre-s The report con-
tains many statistics and much infor-
mation 1 a re I a t it ill I o t he public 1 a o I ->
which will be of inlcresL to tlicset-
I let' nil I Iraki's a basis for I Ill-lire leg?
illation. Among other recommend'
•i;iotis the coinnii-sioncr urges upon
•tigress the n("-: —sily of the passage
.if ,i law piov id ill!/ for the compul-
sory at tendance oi wit nesses at hear-
ing before registers of local land
■otlices. lie says:
••Too much importance cannot be
attached In the neeensity for a law on
I his subject, and I auain recommend 'expenses ol supporting
and urge that tin- be pressed upon schools of the county.
the attention ol congress. Much |,.qj(-ves that each county should be
greater good can he ''^omplished in ^ f,(i|.jvc(J fmm
the protection ot public hunts tioni; .
I legal appropriation through the cf- the rent of section In and in their
forts uf the special agents if ihe evi- j respective counties. It would not
deuce ot witnesses they rely 011 can j)(, ^nsti«.*o to ti e people « f <>!«! Okla-
compelled to be given at the trials w|l0 ,iave Uleir w.|i..ol lands iu
before the local 1-ind oflteers. Such a |
low would he of equal value and ad- «l,tirh state of culttvatmn. to take
vantage to individual contestants I the proceeds derived from the rent
who would then !>• enabled to estah- ()f tliose lands to disburse it over the
1ish their title-, where now theie > entire territorv. Canadian county
j'eason to believe that bona Ihle claims i ; ,„.r owll
no sometimes defeated because tlie
claimant is unable to com pell the at- school lands, and if the people are
tendance of witnesses. j awake to tbiirjintereiits they will elect
It is a fact not generally known | men to represent them who will be
that Oklahoma is the only state or | able to look after their interests in
territory in the I'nion that has a j this matter.
law on its statute books which If you take into consideration the
compels witnesses to a p p ea r question of ability nnd legislative
and testify iu land contest cases. Tin
•ratic idea th
the first worl
-eem to thin!
that the tariff wa
and only a side i
money, finance wa-
1 believe, i a fair
tion of the two parties
i us examine tlii-
nil also the
-iri!" was the
ami estim it
upies a v••
tie, anyway, that
lie question. Thi
bv slat i-t ics
. 1 m• who oc-
p 1 -111 m .11
! Sill, was in
A I Hell,.It
1 < 11 \. Sat 111'-1:
I1, lodge met-
• jeweler, for rt-pair-.
I paving bii-iness to
anal ion inquire at thi
ran.--. Indian t ruder a
in the c.tv I lie tii sl
-I iimilcd to require from >'s.
^ 1,1 is 1."1.000,000 ,ti(io say
M M 1.01 M I.
>, n:itor I'efl'erbill (N« .
loan not exceeding to ;niv
individual applying havinu real es
1 :te security* prov idi's for an i mined-
inii oi" not less than 0,000.000
and an ultimate i-sue ot much in«ne,
but it i> estiniati'd in the total. I ein«x
siniiiar in | i in iple to house bill • I
a bo ve (pioted.
1J 'preseiitat ive Kein s bill ( No. • I H>)
ni ' iiiclud1 I iu previous eNtiinatc*,
would reijuire an issue ot not U'>>
t ban $1,000.000.000
Mr. W atson's various bills are n« t
I cstim ited, beinj>' included in their
I principles in previous e>tunat •>.
i lie'ircseiitative llod>oo'- pen-ion
! bill (II. K. 1 St;) would require the
1 im mediate issue of -fl >0,000,0011. 1 — -
li 'presentat ive Davis' Industrial .lake Uoberts, ex-rece.ver of the L.
'army bill III li • i;T«>'•') w ould require S. laud olfiee a I K ingtishei. registeico
I an annual expenditure of .'j-ioii,oiio,uuo j ||K. Kerfoot Saturday night.
nt emeu t of posi- - - • ■ '"
it's in quest ion. j,
Keprt'seutal ive lio'it'- bill (II.
os) for internal improvements,
1 pi opi niles •$"itMl,(.11)0,000
Willi an il l 1111aI
i r 111.1it ion
licpresentllt i ve Hocu s bill (II. li.
IU'i) to cxleriniiiale lb- Uussiail
'' j t liistle appropriates $1.00 1,(1011
persons purchase about two linn
from • ikiahonia
ill tediii'i I lie K .
DC I -
, 11ti 1 i-1 p 1 r. \. '' -tiiii 1
11 s t> til ' f iini'y. t h ■ ■
• millioa t iinilies 1.1 11
l'„ich faniilv, , r
elfer's ehiirii y bill ( S1:'.()())
lion. 1'ennis Flynn and wile w
- ue-l-.il the Kerfoot Saturday 111^
111 e\ left for Outline mi Suiol
I 'ho, law.
i.litor of the li'iisii Spriii" lag
re a 11
•verv ti v.
-i\tv dollars wi-irtli .-f articles used 111 ; ( Mo. Ts'.t i) make:
ail :. 111
laws of this territory provides that
the probate judge shall be a commis-
sioner of deposition and there is au-
thority conferred upon said commis-
sioner to compel the attendance of
w itnesses in cases pending before the
land office or townsite board, as the
case may be and the testimony so llurfotd and tin
taken is made a part of the record have been making the round
experience the democratic candidates
for the legislature in this county are
far better qualified to represent the
interests of Canadian county iu the
next, legislature tlllin either the can-
didates named bv the republicans or
the case and has the same foi
and effect as if it had been given be-
fore the land office in the first place.
There might have been some doubt
as to the legality of this act of the ti
territorial legislature, but congress e
passed an act in .Itine 18'al, ratifying
the various acts of the Oklahoma
legislature and conferring additional
jurisdiction on probate judges, by s
doing they have confirmed his au-
thority as commissioner of deposi-
tions. The passage of this act litis
been a great blessing to the settler,
of (tklahonn whol.nvecontest- befort
the land office, as ii was iin
to get wiine«s"- ' ' ■■
Capt. Ilegler informs that .ludge
' ,f the
judicial district, have k-pt them-
selves well supplied with gallic evi l
since leaving here five \veksago.
IU says that the parly have killed
three deer, forty turkeys and ducks,
rpuiil and squirrels without
I'hi' parly also killed
wild ea's, in id all other kinds
• ruiui. They saw nine line
of antelope, but failed to kill
f 1 lieni. There ate plenty of
hear out in the brake, tilling I lie
south Cauadiau, but their party w:i-
not hunting bear. W Idle there arc
many unpleasant features about trav-
eling hundreds . f mhos ov, , an tin
k,.'i -...| ic 1 . vi there i- a pleas.
food, shelter, luxuries, el, ., win. 1, im
tariff affects. The -ami- populist au
thority estimates the saving lo c.i .
fa 111 i I \ by the,till-ill of l^'-'l. 1- a 0011
>21 each Miar. thi- multiplied io
twelve million.the number of fa 111 ihe-.
gives about t wo hundred ami fifty 1111
1 lolls dollars pel-year that has been tar-
iffed, or taxed out of the people by the
McKiuley hill. Voter-, think before
you east your ballot. V, ill you vole
the pariv who today boast ot the M'
Finley bill u one of the great ble--
ings. or will you support the parly
who saved the sum of two hundred
and fifty millions peryear to the win k-
ers of this country. This proves that
the democratic idea was. and is about
thecorre t things to provide a siilli
ien.-v of currency while thi- vampiri
111 th shape of the .Mdviiil \ bill wa-
sinking the circuhit ing medium at tin
rate of twenty to twent-tive niillion-
per month would be something lilo
trving to pour watei into a barr'
through the bung to till it. w11 i 1 •
head .vas out. A coinage a, 1 will
presented and passed the • "itiiiu
sioii of congress that will. hi.e the \\
son tariff bill, materially aid lis, inn
also like the Wil-.,n bill, it may 1
silvered, coaled, >' _'...-• I , - it-!
the republican- .del p -pu
-'|| (Ji)' 1.(ti II'
> I > 11 at ion
".: < 10,000
Add t- tliis v:
1 000.000.000, 11
; required to pu
1 telegraph and t
«it sum of lie 'in* y Ifl.'i.
■ esl iinalfil :i 111 on 111
chase the railroad-.
•li11 ill. in.- lines of this
- unitry. iilso proposed by a resolu-
tion introduced by Senator I'eftcr
and we have Ihe enonnons sum of
sCi0,;i07.:!0n.o()0 (fifty billion, live
hundred and seven million and three
hundred thousand dollars )
This is live times as much money
as there is in the entire world and
would create a debt of about $ 1 7 J per
capita. Suppose these appropria-
tions were to be met by a tax on
land, and it wid be remembered that
Senator I'effer introduced a res du
tion in the Senate duly '.'th. staling
that "all revenue for the support of
1 he government, should b- raised by
a lax 011 land.
There arc about two billion and a
hall acres ,>f land in the I'nited
States, and it would take about -V-'o
pel acre to pay 1 belli. If il bad to
In* paid ill wheatat 1 lie present prices
i! would require the entire crop, tor
the next oil years lo pay the appro-
tioil f.i on year. Supp ise it
to be paid by the eariliir.'s ol the
• i s of the I 11 ited v ites. I here
\ - t he -11 ir \
a llapti-t. i- a
don't think lie
last ten year.-.
Fi i<lay from a
at the home of lici
Kansas, where sht
ing al I he bedside
who has been sick
Ie says that li
1 water ill th
visit of several «'i
parents at l,y
has lie11 watcli-
1 if her aged father
for several weeks
Kotlco • e Settlers.
I >c pint men I ol .he Interior. (iitieral
Ijiind Ollice. Washington. l>. * ■.
I'cbi iiiiiy It. ls',4.
Ueg'ster and Ui-ceiver,
1 ihlahoma, O. T.
(.1 nti.k.m vn: Your attention is called
to the provisions of the act of Con-
gress. approved October -t', 18'Jtl.en-
ntled "An act. gianting settlers >i>
,,'Haui lands 111 tlUhiboma territory
the right to coiiiniute their iioinestca.l
em 1 ics, and for other purposes, a.
eopv el which is hereunto attaclied.
Section I extends the time for the
first time for the tirst payment re-
quired of the homestead settlers on
i lie Absentee Shawnee. Pottawatomie
'ami Cheyenne and Arapahoe lands
' so that the same will not l>e due nu-
ll 11 three veils from the date of the
1 < vi : i 11:11 holm—lead entry. Ill carry-
• ino out the instructions continued in
I the uitcular of Juno 8,1893, tT L. 1).
J. von will be governed accordingly
I rcinctnbci ing that s.ud instructions
nrc not applicable in eases where
; parties avail themselves of the priv-
ileges conferred by section of the
act under consideration.
Section -J lit said act allows parties
who have made settlement upon the
Absentee Shawnee. Pottawatomie,
and Cheyenne and Arapahoe lands,
and the Public l/.iul Strip. t.« obtain
patent therefor, at the expiration of
twelve months trolll tlit date ot lo-
rating -:|.<ill said luiinestcad. by show-
ing a compliance with all the laws
relating to -itch homestead settle-
, ■ 1 10 the 1 hi It t.f proof anil paying
for the lands so entered at the rate of
one dollar and ti fly cents per acre t'Jl"
Absentee Shawnee. I'ottawatoliiie and
Cheyenne nnd Arapahoe land, and
out-dollar and twenty-live cents per
1 acre for lands in the Public La ml
I Strip. Applicants to purchase under
! this provision will be required lo tur-
| nish evident',• of naturalization. Ihe
same as in live year proof, under
i section JI. act of .May lH'JU.
Applicai ions to pin eli.is' under
* this .section, will be made upon for 111
t -mil . Such applications the legis-
i icr will retain in hi- ollice. See scc-
1 it ill Jo.'.,, licvi.si'd Slatilles.
\ cash certificate and receipt forms
1 I IS'.) and l-lol. respectively, will be
, issued, if the proof is satisfactory,
| and the same will be reported upon
the regular abstract id hmtls sold.
I he proof and final atlidnvit in such
j cases will be made upon the regular
homestead blanks, modified as the.
, eirciiistances require, and. 111 each
| case, you will require the party to
make an affidavit of form I 10-J c,
j properly modified.
Approved: S. W. Lamoiui \.
11, ik 1 Smith, Commissioner.
K\-Supei inti'iulenl Parker, of King,
fisher, occupied the pulpit at the ( ,11-
iregationtil church last Sunday. '1 here
will be no preaehiiig ;it that i-li 11 re 11
next Salibalh. Imt a week from Sun-
1 la \ the pastor. Ilev. Set I Forrest. will
probably be hack from hi- trip ea t
ami conduct the services.
I f Y' at w ant to horrow money 1,11
\oiir farm, see. Us before closing with
a 11 vone el-e. our rates arc low . living
rales, our terms and privileges ar
do just what we tell
Sh-s A SMITH.
1st Sat'l Itank llldr
en ('o„ hav
s 1 y t hey earn -
i ket \
1 inl«I taki
isl ti im v
I )e 1.1 mi In
arm and f<
the 1111111 b 'i
of tic v ha vi
( Pi iii.o So. o.)
An act granting settlers on certain
lands in Oklahoma 1'errilory the
right to commute their homestead
entries, and for other purposes.
He it enacted by the senate and
! house of representatives of the
['nil.-d states of America in Con-
or.'s- asscinplcd , That t he homestead
T,-itlets on the Absentee Shawnee,
Pottawatomie, and Cheyenne and
Arapahoe Indian lands, in Oklahoma
Icri itory lie. and they are hereby,
n 1 anted an extent ion of one year
within which to make the first pay-
! nicut provided for in section sixteen
of the act of coi grcss approved
March ord eighteen hundred and
ninety-one. entitled "An act making
appropriations for the current and
>-0111in"fit expenses of the Indian
1 icpiiriment. and for fulfilling treaty
stipulations with various Indian
I tribes for I he year ending June thir-
tieth- eighteen hundred and nine-two.
nut f >1 other pusposrs," and such
payment may be made at any time
within three years fi' in the date of
the entry of such lands.
I'nal any person entitled
liy law to take a homestead in said
IV11 it, ryot Oklahoma who has al-
,, aily hie ited and filed upon, or who
-Ir, hereafter locate and tile upon a
a tend within any of the lands
Ab-ciilcc Shawnee. Pottawato-
.ui'I Cheyenne and Arapahoe
lands and the Public Land
. in (il,,ah' 111a 1 ciT'ittiry. and
ha- 01111 pi ed with all the laws
ii, I,, so, ii homestead settlement
receive a patent then for al the
, ,1 mil of twelve III, illl lis trolll
j I p. ol local illg II poll sllcll 111II11,'
I. poll payment to the 1 lliteil
. nt 011c lollar and lifty cents
.,-1, •,. the land embodied ill
1 I :
ol t oat pai i <
answer to make w 0111
acknowledge tlie 1 ruth
as it was impossible ti
and then enarge the 1
' . ,„.,"d I
il their ligUl'i
\\ e ll.i
d par 1
1 lyanee and t, a 0
t w cut
plot e I I H'tol ci
Mi-- 1 u t'Shain
pattei 11 hats cvci
iu the Public
Heavei ( ounty.
ive such patent
In tlo I'niled
if 1,nc dollar and
' s in eonllict w il h
. . I A ti-
tnt- IInest line of
ui^at to I'd liciio
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