Garfield County Democrat. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1903 Page: 2 of 8
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Garfield County Democrat.
K. P. MOOKK. Killtor.
Knaim; Mas Aiiitiv::i>.—The chem-
/cal fire c*n^in« purchased by the city
of Knirvicw has arrived.
I'iiicici.ayi:i s. —At Muskogee t) <•>•
quit work because the stoue masons
employed are non-union men.
New Bank at* Ada.—The Citizens'
National bank of Ada, with a euoital
of $" <),000 has been incorporated and
will bcjfiii l-v: Iness in a few «la\•.
Fr.i.i, 3*3 pkkt. — At Halleyvilie, I.
A. l'\ H rock in an was working* on a
itow H jreen, in a shaft, and fell 32 feet,
striking his head on a timber and frac-
turing his sUull. He died m about an
Mi.nnonitic Homkhtra uk us. — Forty
homestead entries were made in one
day at Guymon by German-Russian
Mernonites, from Iniuan, Kansas.
Their settlement is to be south of
A Hf.avy 1>o<kkt.—Tho November
term of the U. S. district court is hold-
ing a two weeks' session at Miami, I.
T. From tiicrc the court ffoes to No-
wata. There is a heavy criminal dock-
et at Miami.
Effout ron Statkiiood.—The first
effort of the Indians toward statehood
for their eotintry will be a general elec-
tion to vote on the projjositioii of hold-
ing a constitutional convention. The
ofli ial call was ju ♦ issued byiiovernor
(ircuu McCurtain to the voters of tiie
< hoetaw tribe. It. means that the In-
dian leaders favor a separate state for
Indian Territory and will submit the
question to a vote at general election.
ICacii of the live tribes will ljold elec-
tions and if Iho idea is supported J>y
the returns then the Indian campaign
for statehood will Wtfin in earnest.
The proclamation just issued calls for
a convention Dcccui\>cv410.
< j i W. of Tin. \V.~Friends,
of the disappear-
Watkii Did Dam a or..— A fire in a
drtijj store at El Reno was put out by
a chemical engino. After the fire was
extinguished water was turned on and
abodt destroyed tho stooU, and dam-
aged the building. m
Also Hay KoYai.ty. The Cherokee
council is also preparing to pass an act
repealing the hay royalty law. The
secretary of the interior is collecting
the Hay royalty under his own rules
Mirtuns Protfctki). —The «rancl jury
at Lawton returned twenty-two in-
dictments against farmers in the vicin-
ity of Richards for forcibly removing
the property of an oil company that
was operating upon their claims.
Against Ropino Contests.—-'The
Cherokee national council has passed a
law prohibiting roping contests. 'J'his
is all right in intent, but this law, lllce
all others passed by ti:e Cherokee leg-
islature, are not lawfully effective, as
the Curtis bill abolished tribal courts,
and that tribal laws cannot be enforced.
An Undeisfi.ow. — Uncle John's CreeU
in Logan county had been quite low
for a week with scarcely any water
flowing over the dam. Without any
supply of water from rains it com-
menced to rise, and in a day water
was flowing over the 130 feet length of
the dam. Ordinarily there is an un-
derflow but it had stopped for a time.
School Hoys Diiunk.—In the Hulen
school district a boy of 17 secured in
some way a quart of whisky which he
took to school. 'J'he bottle was passed
among the boys and in a little while
ha.f the boys in school wore drunk.
The teacher was frightened at the dis-
order tho boys made but could not
quell the boys. iSIie dismissed the
school and called a meeting of the
school board, who m l the expelling
Must Pay Catti.r Tax.—The tax on
cattle of noii-eiti/.ens of either the
( hoc taw or Chickasaw tribes, winter-
ing in the nation, must be paid to the
United States marshal who has cha-go
of collecting this tax, within ten days
after January 1. Indian Inspector
Wright is Bending notices to the cattle-
men who lihve heretofore brought in
cattle. The law requiring the pay-
ment in advance has been approve. 1 l>v
To Dkstkoy TitKsn.E.— Prominent
men of Johnson, I. are suspected of
the recent attempt to blow up or burn
a Santa Fe trestle near that place.
The oil, which had been strewn along
on the trestle, was discovered in time
to save it.
New Paim k at Douglas.—George
Armstrong, editor of the Stone County
News, at Galena, Mo., has located at
Douglas, O. 1\, a new town on the
Denver, Knid & Gulf between Guthrie
and Enid, and will establish the Doug-
las News as a weekly.
Katy D::i ot Lakokr.—The plans
for the new Katy passenger depot at
Oklahoma City have been amended to
provide for a two story structure. Di-
vision offices will be provided in the
second Story ro as to include quarters
for division superintendent, roadiuas-
tor, train dispatcher, freight and pas-
Less Chi mi;.—Crime is decreasing in
the northern district of Indian Terri-
tory as U. S. commissioners punish the
offenders, keeping cases out of tho dis-
Orphan Asylum IIi hni.d.-The Cher-
okee orphan asylum at Salina, I. T.
is totally destroyed by lire. Much
property was saved and no lives were
lost. The building was brick. It was
located on the banks of Urand river
and was built about 1873 by the Chero-
kee nation at an expense of S120.000.
.Voi.untahy Assignment.—Tlic firm
of Nick, Mielke & Co., located at Tish-
omingo. lias Uiade a voluntary assign-
ment, Their assets arc said to bo
anxious on a
a nee for nearly three days of Theodore
Thompson, a young attorney, went to
his otfioo in Oklahoma City, and found
that, besides being a raving maniac,
lie had locked himself in his offlce and
had done without food or drink for
three days. lie was in such violent
condition that lie was immediately
tnken to the territorial insane asylum.
Thompson held the position of terri-
torial lecturer for the Woodmen of the
liuiLDiNo Viaducts.—The Rock Is-
land has comineuced the construction
of a viaduct across their. traeUs at the
intersection of Walnut, street in Okla-
homa City, the work to involve the ex-
penditure of 810,000. Because of the
benefits to bo derived by the city, the
latter makes special grants to the rail-
road company in the way of lands for
No Limit on* Pastures.—It is re-
ported at Newkirk that all the leases
in the Kaw reservation -are being writ-
ten on a new form which allows the
lessee t6 hold only 040 acres of farming
land. Cattlemen can hold as 'much
land as they can get and pay for.
Have Plenty Now.—There are doc-
tors enough and some to spare still in
Lawton, but a year ago there were ex-
actly twice that number in the city.
Lawyers and doctors flocked into the
new country by the hundreds at the
time of the opening.
Was A. ( ., Not O. C.—It was pub-
lished that (). ('. French, of Oklahoma
City, had been recommended by the
grand jury for removal from offlce.
The French who was meant was A. i .
French, of Tcmpleton, O. T.
A New Monthly. —"The Pythian
Times'' will be issued next month from
Perry. The new illustrated magazine
is edited by J. I-]. Shanafelt, past grand
chancellor, recently elected supreme
Mail on iiik Ohient.—- Authority
from the postoflice department to ex-
tend the mail service on the Orient
railroad from Carmen, O. T., to Fair-
view has been received by Chief Clerk
C. M. Reed.
A Cartiuhge in It.--Mr-. T. II.
Morton of Pauls Valley threw some
trash into a stove and there happened
to be a cartridge in it. It exploded
and the woman will probably lose one
of her eyes.
Pane of Rayia.—It has been robbed
ol 85,000. Cashier Ilelvey discovered
the loss when he returned in the even-
ing to check up the books.
The Anadarko Doc ket.— The court
docket at Anadarko contains 225 terri-
torial cases, 23 United States criminal
cases and 231 civil eases.
Speculators Uuy.—They arc pav-
ing as high as §300 for residence lots
in Pauls Valley. Many of the purchas-
ers are speculators.
Kay County Corn.—The average
yield an acre for Kay county corn is
estimated at. 30 bushels. It is selling
at about 30 cents.
Also a Jail.—A jail to cost $50 000
is to be added to the plan for the court
house at Lawton.
Those Excursion TttAiNS.--The $15
round trip rate brought large excur-
sion trains into Oklahoma over the
Santa Fe and Rock Island, from many
points in the Hast and North. Some
of the excursionists say they will not
use their return tickets as they intend
Make Grind Stones.--A Guthrie in-
ventor, W. K. ShcrrifT, has perfected a
process for the manufacture of grind-
stones. I'.y a composition he has dis-
covered he makes grindstones of any
grade, from the coarsest to the finest
Fake Insurance Company.—It has
just been developed that a man has
been for the pas' three years writing
fire insurance in the vicinity of Riack-
well for the New York Phoenix l ire
Insurance company, when no such
Fatal Tubeculosis. That a ma-
jority of the deaths among Indians are
due to tuberculosis has claimed much
attention among the medical fraternity
not only of Oklahoma, but ;ill other
countries ii> which there are Indian
Charu* for Assaying. - The miners
ami prospcctoi*s have oeen kicking at
the high prices charged for assaying at
the different laboratories, in Lawton.
The price for making an assay for gold
and silver is SO.50 in Lawton, while
some of the same firms that have lab-
oratories in Denver only charge half
that amount at that point.
Lessees Form Plans.—The school
land lessees of Woods county were
■ ■ M jailed to meet at Alva with the object
SI.000, with liabilities filmed at of forfning plnns to reduce the rent on
9 <,.>00. , J school lands.
Another Railroad.—Major Gordon
proposes to build a railroad from at or
near Clinton northerly to or near
Woodward. A oonus is asked which
shall be equal to fl.00 an aero for six
miles each side of the track. The
bonus is to he in notes without inter-
est half payable on October 30, 1904,
provided the road is then completed,
I and the other half one year thereafter,
i providing the road is then In operation.
'J'he notes are to be null and void De-
cember 5, 19 )5, if the road is not in op-
eration. A large meeting in the in-
terest of the proposition was hcid at
f'estos, A great number have signed
; tiie contract.
New Toews on'inin Katy.-A num-
ber of new towns ;nv springing up
along the line of tiie Katy from Coal-
gate to Guthrie. There aic .hree be-
tween Ada and Coalgate, the most
prominent being Stonewall. Ten miles
from Coalgate is the now site of Owl,
the Old town having moved about two
miles further on. The town of Tupcdo
is being boomed. A small station is
also being started near S'onewall by
the name of Noel. Lot sale/) arc being
a i ranged.
low am at Washington.—The Iowa
Indians, at the request of B. S. Me-
Guiro, have chosen five members of
their tribe to go to Washington to ask
permission tor the Iowas to purchase
Otoe Indian lands and move from
Payne county to the Otoe reservation.
The delegates are David Tohce, "Joe"
Ilolwell, "Sain" Vctter, "Joe'* Ambler,
"Joe" Springer and "Sharlcy Coheega.
The Otoe reservation is between Kay
and Noble'conn tics.
Punr.u- Administrator.—Among the
measures which will be brought before
the Creek council fur adoption will be
tiit? finpointineut of a public adminis-
trator for each recording district in
the Creek nation. Owing to a recent
decision by Judge Raymond, holding
that the lands and property of a minor
must be under the control of a legally
qualified guardian, it is thought this
bill will pass.
Walnut Loos.—McLaughlin Pros.,
of Hinton, O. T., have a force of men
employed at Wewoka preparing walnut
logs for export to Hamburg, Germany.
They expect to export about 1,500 logs
from the Seminole nation.
Three Vicars' Work.—William
Reed, of Carlisle township, Kay coun-
ty, in the last three years has cleared
s3,000 off the crops raised, and then
sold his farm for $!,000 more than he
gave for it.
Township As*::*.<ons -At O'.lahoma
City Judge Irwin decided that the
township assessor law, passed by the
lust, legislative assembly, was valid.
Invest in Mines.—A large number
of citizens of Oklahoma have gone to
Mexico to develop mines. A CO-stamp
mill has been purchased.
Dies of Hydrophobia.- H.nson J.
IIill.son of the chief of police of shaw-
nee, is dead from hydrophobia, the re-
sult of a bite three weeks before.
Best For iii;: Money. —Gov. Fergu-
son, upon hi* return from St. Louis,
said the Oklahoma building is the best
at the exposition for the money.
What Exm Wanted.—The comple-
tion of the Denver ISnid «fc Gulf road to
Enid has cut the price of coal there
a ton less than before.
Ratiier Keep Roth.— Oklaltoiuuns
appear to prefer holding their real es-
tate and their corn to exchanging
either for cash.
11 itten by Copperhead. — Roy Oliver,
of Hennessey, while on a hunt, was
bitten on the hand by a copperhead
Carnival Paid.—The Perry carni-
val management paid all expenses and
a balance of $131.4? was left over.
Sale of Creek Lands.—In one day
about a week ago $34,052 worth of
Creek allotments was sold.
Sponsler Promoted.—J. L. Sponsler,
of Muskogee, formerly :i Kansas City
newspaper man, has accepted a posi-
tion as deputy clerk of the United
states court for the western district of
Indian Territory and will have charge
of the otlice at Wagoner. An deputy
•■lcr.c he will be ex-ofli«-io recorder for
the Seventh recording district.
Water and Sew erh.—Tiie plan
formed .it Lawton con templates a
waterworks system to cost $75,000,
school houses $ 5,000 which will leave
>50,000 for sewers.
x ew Santa Fe Run.dings.—The
new passenger depot of the Santa Fe
at Shawnee isof rut stone, two sttries
in height, surmounted by a tower.
The new freight depot is of pressed
brick- with platforms over 400 feet in
length. The main structure is also
two Morics high; the second to be used
for otlice purposea.
Creek Indians' Giu? vances.—Crazy
Sua ice and others of the disturbing ele-
ments of the Creek nation, called on
the Indian bureau at Washington, aud
urged consideration of their grievan<*es.
The RiGGF.sr Case —The ease of the
Mechanics' Savings bank, of Westerly,
R. I., against the Osage Oil Company
came up before the United States court
at Pawnee. This is the biggest case
ever filed in Oklahoma, and involves
leases covering over 50.000 acres of
and in the territory, in the Osage na-
Court Session*.—Court will be in
scision at Miami for two weeks and
then convene at Nowata, I. T. There
is a heavy civil aud criminal docket at
riRE TRUCK AND TRAIN CRASH
Accident by no Means Infrequent in
City's Crowded Streets.
In a collision between an eastbound
Northwestern passenger train and
lire truck at the West Kfnzie and
at a high rate of speed and owing to
the presence of a fence at the side of
the track and a number of freight
earn, which were standing near the
crossing, the firemen were unable to
see the train until a moment before
the crash came. A hose cart and fire*
Fire Truck Hit by
(Scenes in accident, as described by witnesses.)
North Lincoln street grade crossing
at Chicago last week, five firemen
were injured and two of the three
horses killed. The train was running
engine preceded the truck over the
crossing, the engine being missed by
the locomotive by a margin of a few
CONGRESS IN SPECIAL SESSION
Two Hills For Free TntimminHion of Pen*
"ion Vouchers Through the Mulls.
Senator Dryden has a bill in the senate to
prohibit the use of mails by bogus insurance
A number of bills were presented for pen-
sions to individuals named.
The senate confirmed the following appoint-
ments: Wm. C. Hook, Kansas, circuit judge
of the Eighth judicial circuit. Herbert Knox
Smith. Hartford, Conn., deputy commissioner
of corporations. E. F. Johnson, Michigan, as-
sociate Justice supreme court Philippine is-
lands. A. W. Cooley, New York, civil service
commissioner. F. M. Kigins, Tennessee, ex
aminer of Hie civil servico commission.
Mr. Gaines (Tonn.) introduced a bill aimed
at bogus insurance companies.
Mr. Murdock (Kns.) introduced a bill for a
federal building at Newton, Kas., with an ap-
propriation of flCO/vw.
Mr. Richardson (Tenn.) introduced a bill to
place all trust made goods on the free list.
Stii i ay.
A petition was presented from the "Dames
of is Id" for an increase to 130 per month of all
pensions granted on account of the Mexican
war. Senator Hulling r said the pension com-
mittee should give duo consideration to tho
petition, but he called attention to the fact
that all survivors of the Mexican war now re-
ceive pensions of $li.
Senator Piatt (Conn.) would by his bill re-
store to citizenship women who have married
aliens and have been separated either by death
Vigorous speeches were heard in the house
in Opposition to the Cuban treaty; some of the
speakers being of the majority party.
Delegate MeOuire (Okla.) introduced a bill
providing for statehood for the territory. It
makes no provision for other territories, ex-
cept that Oklahoma shall consent that eon-
cress may at any time attach all or a part of
Indian Territory to the state after Indian
title to lands is extinguished.
Among new bills in the senate are: By Sen-
ator Gaflinger providing for a monument in
Washington for private soldiers of the civil
war; the bill carries an appropriation of 11(A),-
Secretary Root forwarded to the senate mil*
itary committee a statement giving the mili-
tary record of General Leonard Wood.
Among new bills in the house were: By Mr.
Pearre (Md.) to allow fourth class postmastc
to execute pension vouchers.
By Mr. Hitt, providing an eight hour day on
all government work and limiting the use of
injunction so ns not to apply to labor.
By Mr. Overrftreet, embodying the conference
report of the last congress on the bill for the
protection of the president or ambassadors
and accredited ministers of foreign countries.
In executive session the promotion of Gen
eral Leonard Wood was discussed. Senators
Hanna and Teller both opposed his confirma-
tion as major general, one because of his treat-
ment of Major Rathbone in Cuba and the other
because of the unprecedented promotion of
General Wood over almost 5(KJ other officers.
The senate did no business in open session
beyond receiving bills and petitions.
The house, by a rising vote, passed the bill
to make effective the Cuban reciprocity treaty.
The vote was . 2"> to -'1. The dissenting vote
was about equally divided between Republi-
cans and Democrats. The vote was preceded
by a motion to resubmit the bill to the ways
and means committee, which motion was ruled
Founded lly Henry Clay.
Lexington, Ky., Nov. 21.—The fa-
mous Ashland stud, property of Mrs.
John M. Clay, willow of the son of
Henry Clay, was dissolved at a sale by
disposal of all its stock. The stud
was founded by Henry Clay fifty-four
London Is Surprised.
London, Nov. 20.—Astonishment was
caused here by the signing of a Pana-
ma canal treaty in Washington. Such
a speedy conclusion of the treaty was
Favors Mother Country.
Wellington, N. Z., Nov. 23. — The
preferential trade bill adopted Nov.
18 by the house of representatives
places a duty of 20 per cent on goods
now free from duty when from coun-
tries outside the British Empire.
Open all Corean I'osts.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 23.—The Rus-
sian foreign office declares that it is
not informed of the reported objection
of the Russian minister at Seoul to the
opening of Corean posts to all alike,
unless special local reason exists.
Five Hundred Womrn Idle.
Philadelphia, Nov. 19.—Fire prac-
tically destroyed a tive-story brick
building occupied by the Philadelphia
Straw board company and several other
tenements. Loss 8100,000. Five hun-
dred persons, most woiueu, were
thrown out of employment.
Fi-Uot. Drake Dead.
Centerville, III., Nov. 24.—F. M.
Drulce, ex-governor of Iowa and
founder of the Drake university, who
had been ill at his home here for eome
time is dead.
1 1th day.
The senate held its longest sitting of the ses-
sion ; from noon till 8:15 p. m. The entire
time was consumed in debating the question
of referring tho Cuban reciprocity bill to the
committee on foreign relations, or the com-
mittee on finance. It went to tho foreign re-
Senator Teller said he did not intend to un-
duly obstruct the consideration of the bill.
Senator Allen denied that there was any
purpose of revising the tariff by reciprocity
Senator Aldrich said the bill could not be
ainphdod as any material amendment would
kill the bill and good faith required the ap-
proval of it.
Senat-or Blackburn introduced a bill for the
settlement of Queen Liliuokalani in full.
The house was in session but five minutes
and then adjourned until Tuesday.
Tho senate committee on foreign affairs
promptly authorized a favorable report on the
Cuban bill. Tho same committee took favor-
able action upon the treaty for the cession of
the Lsle sf Pines to Cuba.
Senator New lands, author of the resolution
annexing Hawaii, introduced a joint resolu-
tion inviting Cuba to become a state of the
United States upon terms of equality with the
states of the union. It provides that Porto
Rico shall become a county or province of Cuba.
Senator Dillingham introduced a concurrent
resolution providing that the secretary of
state request the government of Great Britain
to unite with the United States in a revision
and amendment of the regulations now in
force for the protection and preservation of
fur seals of Alaska.
Senator'Mooney (Wis. introduced a bill
for a site for a federal building in Oklahoma
Having disposed of the Cuban bill the house
has no business before it. However two bills
were iutrodveed to allow free transmission of
pension vouchers through the mails.
Fort Gibbons Humeri.
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 24.—News com
via Dawson that fire made a clean
sweep of military quarters at Fort
Gibbons. Before alarm was given tiie
entire barrucUs were ablaze. The
warehouses, full of winter supplies,
were all burned. The soldiers lost all
their personal belongings. The stables
did not take fire.
Pope Plendft For Peace.
Itome, Nov. 24.—It has become known
that Pius X has instructed M' Uonetti,
tiie apostolic delegate at Constantino-
ple, to ask the sultan for protection for
all the Catholics of the empire, and
that the sultan, fearing the power of
pope among Catholic subjects through
tho barbarity and cruelty of the Turk-
Twenty. Seven llurned.
Johnstown, Pa., Nov. 24—While
over 130 Italian railroad laborers were
asleep in a shanty near Lilly, Pa., on
the Pennsylvania railroad, the build-
ing caught tire and before they could
escape at least 27 were burned to death
and a score or more were seriously in-
Spanish War Peugions.
Washington, Nov. 21.—About $S,500,•
000 has already been paid in Spanish
war pensions and 304,809 applications
Long Service as .Judge.
Chicago, Nov. 23. — Today marked
the fortieth year of consecutive service
on the bench in Chicago by Judge
Joseph E. Gary. Such a lengthy pub-
lie career is said to be without a
parallel in the Unite I States or Great
liritain. Though SJ years old his luiud
is still vigorous.
Troops Ordered Hack.
Colorado, Colo., Nov, 23—-Company
D, national guards, which was re-
lieved from duty and returned homo
were ordered back to the Cripple Creek
district by Governor Pcabody. The
company returned to camp on a special
Farmers Are Putting Their Surplus
Into Land Purchases.
KANSAS LAND BOOMING NOW
Topeka, Nov. 24. — Hanlc Commis-
sioner Albauglt issued a call for state-
ments showing the condition of state
aud private banlts at tho close of
business November 17. Tiie comptrol-
ler of currency lias also called for na-
tional bank statements for the same
I4I thought a few weeks ago that the
coming statement would show an in-
crease in haul: deposits," said Mr.
Albaugh, "but I have changed my
mind. In my opinion the deposits will
show a slight decrease. The crops
have not been moving to market as
fast ns they should, and besides the
farmers are investing their money."
"Kansas farm land is on a boom
now," said Secretary of State Burrow,
who is a banker at Smith Center.
"Farmers aro putting much of their
surplus cash in land. This, of course,
will decrease deposits. Laud prices are
already out of proportion.
"People are basing values on the
crop of this year, a big one. This is a
mistake. We cannot have such good
crops every year. In fact, we never
had such a good crop before in our
section of tiie state.
"Land values should be based 011 the
crops of five to seven successive years.
That's the way to determine what land
is worth. If property is bought on
that basis it is sure to net returns.
"The present boom will not leave
people stranded like the boom of the
early '90s. Then people only paid a
small part down and gave mortgages
for the rest. When the collapse came
they lost what they put in in cash, lo>t
their laud ar.d had excess judgments
hanging over their heads.
"Farmers now pay cash for their
land. When the decline does come
they will have no mortgage or judg-
ments hanging over them. They sim-
ply will be out the difference between
what tho land actually is worth, based
on crop values of a period of years and
what they paid for it."
DUNN'S REVIEW OF TRADE.
More Ilullriing PerinitH InAuetl Thau
New York, Nov. 23.—U. G. Dunn &
Co. 's Weekly lteview of Trade of this
Labor organizations are accepting
reductions iu wages without contro-
versy, which removes one threatening-
industrial factor, but in several
branches of business orders are more
numerous, but in the steel industry
there is little expectation of liberal
buying until 1904. Construction worlc
is decreasing, despite optimistic re-
ports of more building permits issued
last month than
weather still continues and distribu-
tion is in brisk demand especially for
this season of the vcar There is not
tiie complaint of traffic congestion that
was so frequent last year at this time.
Railway earning 6.1 per cent liig'ncr
tlian in November to date in 190^ tes-
tify to the ioercasc in facilities.
Fire In NorthweNtern-
Chieago, Nov. —The law and mcd-
ieal department of the Northwestern
university narrowly escaped destruc-
tion. The flames started from a de-
fective electric wire on the fourth floor
of the building, which was formerly
the lreinont house, and after burning
out a lecture room crept up an eleva-
tor shaft to the seventh floor, where
is $lo'ooo00m " aS tleslro-i'cli' Tlle los-s
llnnk Statement. Anked.
Washington, Nov. 23.—The comp-
troller of the currency has issued a
call for the statement of conditions of
national banks at tlic close of business
Enimlgrnntii tint of Food.
Boston, Nov. 24.—Advices were re-
ceived here from LIo;.dminster, N. W.
T., that declare that the Barr Colony,
composed of 150 immigrants from Lon-
don ami environs, is in danger of seri-
ous disaster because of lack of food.
Gold Output of Nome.
Nome, Alaska, Nov. 24.—Nome lias
yielded 8S,000,000—possibly 510,000,000
of her golden treasure lids year.
Tills is the roi.gh estimate, made bv
•veil informed mining men, of the 1903
Royal .leweU Found.
Belgrade, Servia, Nov. 2.1.—Tiie jew-
eliy stolen from tiie murdered king
ind queen was unearthed in a deserted
part of the old palace garden. Several
bracelets, a diamond diadem, a locket
containing a miniature of the king
and three other j wels were found.
Bogota, Nov. 20.—The Colombian
government will protect the American
legation and American citizens here.
The are no sigus of a demonstration
St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 21.—The in',
tense cold which prevails in tho far
Northwest, has resulted in many de-
lays Of passenger trains.
Thirty-One Men Killed.
Peoria, 111., Nov. 21.-Thirty-one
men were killed and at leant fifteen
were injured In a head-end collision
between a west bound freight train
and work train on the Cleveland,
Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis (Bi
Trcinoia! Iliad betwccn Mackinaw an
Killed Fifteen Thousand.
Saloniea, Macedonia, Nov. 18.—Ac-
cording to an official statement tho
Bulgarians killed during the disturb-
ances in European Turkey from April
1,j l'le P^ent time number 15,000.
I'rite. the Canteen.
Washington, Nov.' 24.-l.ieut Gen.
Young, chief of staff, has made a
report to the secretary of war. It is
for most part a compilation of recom-
mendations niado by subordinate ofli-
2wivl.mt nC.1'"] >'oa"N' urges the re-M -
taulishmont of the cuntcoti
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Moore, E. P. Garfield County Democrat. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1903, newspaper, November 26, 1903; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc166741/m1/2/?rotate=270: accessed November 13, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.