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The Chelsea Reporter.
CHELSEA, INDIAN TERl^TORY, AUGUST 10, 1901.
SELLING TOWN LOTS.
Speculation Satd to Bar* Gone
Wild at Lawton, Ok.
4 Ahoat the TmulU
•* Aparhe The Auction Ml Hobart -
Mlw Mb I U« BmIi DLappolnted
la H.r Claim.
El Beno, Ok., An*. 7.—Speculation
has gone wild ,t Lawton. Men re-
turning from there My there re at
leant lh.fHM) people on the townslte
■and moat of them were crazed by ex-
aggerated Idea* of value in town lota.
The flrat business lot brought $420,
but bida noon ran Into the thousands
and price, of from $3,000 to $6,000
wer pai<l for the be.t locations.
All kind* of gambling Ik flourish-
ing, pocket-picking la of hourly oc-
currence. One man wa* reported
killed yesterday. The town in in a
state of intense excitement.
The opening at Anadurko waa very
•inlet. About 3,000 people were on
the ground. Only three block, were
.old yesterday, making 00 lot. in all.
Sale began at nine a. m. The first
lot wu* aold to a man named llrnwn
froiu Missouri, price $161, highest
The only hank open for busineaa
yesterday had over $100,000 in de-
posits. No liquor of any kind or beer
van sold In any of the townsites.
There is a misunderstanding about
the townsite of Apache, about 20
mile* north of Lawton. The town
has not yet been laid out and there
were only a few tents and camps.
About SO hacks met the train there
to take passengers to Lawton. The
townsit« of Itichards is a good one—
high land with natural drainage and
The auction rale of town lot* at
Hobart begun promptly at nine
o'clock yesterday morning and the
first lot was purchased by William C.
Allen, of Little llock for $45 cash.
The inside lots rangeil from $!• to $25,
while some corners went al>ove $.10,
the highest price paid yesterday be-
ing $56. the lowest 99. These lota
are designated for business, but will
be used for residences.
The most disappointed person nt
Lawton Inst night was Miss Mattle
Heals, of Wichita, who drew claim
Xo. 2 in this district. She exacted
to get one of the quarter sections of
land adjoining Lawton on the south,
but she didn't get it. Instead she
got 11 strip of ground a mile long and
11 qunrter of a mile wide along the
south section line, separated from the
townsit^ of Lawton by a similar strip
a quarter of a mile wide, on which
.lames II. Wood, of Weatherford, Ok.,
SHAFFER ORDERS STRIKE
w« Battle for Mnprensnry llelween Colon
hteel Kmploye. and th. Magnate.
1. Now tin.
Pittsburg, Pa., Aug. 7.—After weeka
•if preliminary skirmising ut last the
great battle between the gigantic
ateel trust and the thousands of men
marshaling under the banners of the
A mn lga ma ted Association of Iron,
Steel and Tin Workers is fairly on.
The long-talked-of general strike or
tier was issued by President Shaffer
yesterday evening, to tuke effect
after the last turn of the mill, on
August 10. What the result will be
no man can foretell, but judging by
thi expressed determination of both
parties to the controversy the battle
will be waged to the very last ditch.
Much money will lie lost, thousand!
upon thousands of men will be idle,
great suffering is looked Tor nnd even
bloodshed and death are possible and
The order will throw Idle about
12,000 union men and about 50,000 men
in the mills who are connected with
the Federation of Ijihor and who are
not orgauized, but who will have no
work by reason of the strike of the
skilled men. Altogether 100,000 men
will likely lie Idle. The order, It is
said, will also call out the men nt
the furnaces owned by the I'liited
States corporation who are not mem-
hers of the Amalgamated association,
but who are connected wiNi the
American Federation of Labor.
Heavy Kama In Nebraaka.
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 7.—Heavy rains
fell last night in the southwestern
|mrt of Nebraska, breaking the
drought which has been almost con-
tinuous since the Fourth of July. In
the Kappa valley of Furnas county
the downpour wa* the greatest ever
known there, three inches fulling in
less than half an hour. Other parta
of the county got an inch. An electri-
eal storm accompanied the rain, light-
ning doing aoiue damage.
Child Wa. Not Lot.
Mexico, Mo., Aug. 7.—A flve-ycnr-old
negro ehilil was found murdered un-
der Its own mother's house in this
vlty. The mother, Addie Crumley, has
been arrested. She claimed the child
Wita lost and her neighliors searched
Carnegie'* «Jlft to Ham Juan.
San Jiihti. I*. K., Aiip. 7.- -Andrew
(arnrvl* will give this city a $60.00J
librnrt and the city will vote an in-
nun I maintenance of $6,000.
Denounced a. "a Foe to Ubnr."
Huston, Pa., Aug. 7.—The tciitrai
Labor union has adopted a resolution
denouncing Andrew Carnegie as "a
foe to labor" and protesting against
the aehool board of Easton accepting
$50,000 from Mr, Carnegie for a li-
standard Oil'. Illc Dividend..
New York, Aug. 7. The director,
of the "Standard Oil company liave de-
clared a quarterly dividend of eight
per cent. Thi* compare, with a Jccla-
ration of 12 per rent, in June and M
per ceut. to Morel*.
A. H. Cuaalm, of Dm Malm. HonlMUi
far Uoimor -What th. Plat-
Cedar Rapid*, la., Aug. 8.—With the
following ticket the republican* of
low, will go into the next campaign:
(■overnor, A. II. Cummin,, of ilea
Moinea; lieutenant governor, John
Herrlott, of Stuart; judge of the su-
pretne court, 8. M. Weaver, of Iowa
Falla; railroad commissioner, K. C.
Brown, of Sheldon; superintendent
of public instruction, It. C. Barrett,
Cummins iwept the board. He and
hi* follower* took everything that
they went for and from the first rap
of the gavel to the putting out of
the light* there wa* no time when
they did not have the situation well
At 11:15 the convention was called
to order by Chairman Weaver, of the
state central committee. At the con-
clusion of the invocation by Itev. 8.
GOLD VAULT LOOTED
Tbiovn Tunnel into tho Smelting
Work* Hear San Franciaco.
ALBERT B. CUMMIN*.
II. McCormick, of thi* city. Chairman
Weaver introduced J. C. Davis, of
Keokuk, as the temporary chairman.
Mr. Davis, In accepting the position,
delivered an address which wu. well
received. The greatest outburst of
applause that greeted Mr. Dn\is' re-
marks followed hi* assertions that
the Nicaragua canal should be ron-
structed on American soil and pro-
tected by American fortifications and
American guns. So vigorous a cheer
of approval greeted the speaker us he
r.poke that there could 1m- no doubt of
'.he stand assumed by Iowa republic-
ans on the cannl subject.
The platform indorses the McKin-
ley administration and views with
satisfaction the work of the Fifty-
fifth congress; opposes disfranchise-
ment of negroes; favors protection to
home industries and the policy of
reciprocity; asserts the right of the
people to regulate large corporations;
favors giving more power to the in-
terstate commerce commission to reg-
ulate railroad rate making; view,
with pride the course of its repre-
sentatives in congress and indorse,
the administration of fJov. Shaw.
They Uot A war with Nearly I, ,00 Pone*
of rtaa Doat, Worth ,111 aa Ou.r. -
Prnmrkably Hold aud Well-
San Franciaco, Aug. 7.—The Selby
Smelting and Lead com|iany has been
robbed of $280,000 worth of gold bul-
lion. The theft occurred some time
Monday night and waa not diacovered
until yesterday morning. The thieve,
tunneled from outside the building
under the vault at the Selby Aorks,
which are located on the buy shore,
about 30 miles from Sun Francisco.
They got away with nearly 1,300
pounds of fine gold, worth $2U an
ounce, without leaving a truce of
their identity behind. The robbery
ia the most successful and remark-
able ever accomplished on the Pacific
coast and w^s evidently the work of
(killed mechanics. The whole affair
was most skillfully planned aud a,
skillfully executed. It is supposed
that when the robbers secured their
loot they loaded it into a boat that
wu, waiting nnd disappeared in the
fog that had come over San Francisco
bay. In their haste to get away they
left two gold liars worth nearly $50,-
000 lying on the bank at the water',
Probably preparatory engineering
extending over several weeks wa*
done before the robbery could be ac
coinpllshed. Clone to the wall of th,
building in which the vault ia located
iliaft waa sunk lielow the founds
tion Then a tunnel waa run to the
vault and holes were bored in .the
iron floor until an aperture suffi-
ciently large to admit a man was
made. It was then easy work to
pass down the trensure into the tun'
nel and h>ad it into a boat. The rob-
bers even took the precaution to
iprlnkle red pepper in the tunnel in
order to make thing, aa uncomfort-
able a, possible for any one whe
might uttempt to pursue them.
There were four fine gold brick*
in the vault which the robber* loot-
ed. Knch was ten Inches long, fite
inches wide and four incht-s In
height. All these bricks were IWrt fine
and worth $20.60 per ounce. In addi-
tion to this there were stolen from
the bullion vault crude gold in all
hlinjies and sizes and some of It in
bars of different lengths.
Tho laaftN River la China Otirtawi.
(attaint aa tais mi Lm
Victoria, B. C„, Aug. Greet
floods, caused by the overflowing of
the Yangtke, have caused the deatha
of many thousand, in China. The
river ha, risen 40 faet and for hun-
dreda of miles the country i, a great
lake with only the top, of tree, and
ccasional roof showing. At Ask-
ing the town la flooded, some of the
houses to their roofs. At Kin Klang
the native town is flooded and two
feet of water stands in the foreign
settlement. Lower down the river
towards Wu Hu the destruction wa,
greater and boatmen estimate that
20,000 were drowned in that dlatrict.
Cheng Teh was wiped away by flood
anil 10,000 drowned there and many
other points have been inundated, in-
volving awful lose of life and great
destruction of property. It waa
frared that the embankmenta built
by Chong Cheh Tung, near Wu Chang,
would break and if It did floods would
drown hundreds of thousands.
NEGROES AIDED WHITES.
Home of Con,moos Wilt Vato Nearly Thirty
Mllltoa Dollars for Hall.lla, tp tho
Poller llavr a theory That Ihe HI* Smel-
ter Kol>lM>rjr Wat llAtrhrd In
San Francisco, Aug. 8.—The daring
and skillfully-executed robbery of i lie
Selby smelling works ut Crockett or
Vallejo junction still puzzles-the jio-
liee and no clew has been obtained
as to the whereabouts of the $2s:),t>00
in gold bulliou which wns taken froiu
the vault. It is now the theory of
the police that some of the plunder
is secreteil in the hills back of the
smelting works. A great effort i,
being made to lenru the movement,
of Dick Phelun, a paroled convict'who
is under suspicion. A search warrant
wns obtained nt midnight anil a sloop
lying off the Contra Costa shore wa,
searched but no trace of the gold waa
There is a theory that the plot wa,
hatched in the state prison at San
Quentiii, and attention lins la-en called
to the fact that "Sir" Harry West wood
Cooper, the notorious convict, went
to the neighborhood of the smelting
works immediately after his release
from the penitentiary. Dick Phelan,
the man whom the detcctivrs suspect,
was in prison with Cooper. lleaH\t.
penred in Crockett Immediately af
his release und hung nrountl there
for several duys and then disappeared.
The clews so far obtained strengthen
the suspicion that Phelan, the pa-
roled convict, mny 1-e the man wanted.
Cremating or a St-em at KnterprUe, Ala.,
for Hrlnon. tlltenae l'nrllrlpnted
la by Moth Kara..
ltlrmingham. Ala., Aug. 8.—John
Wesley Pennington, a negro, wa,
burned nt the stake near Knterprise,
Ala., before a crowd of 500 enraged
nnd determined citizens of Coffee
county yesterday. The mob v
composed of both whites nnd blacks.
Prnnlngton had committed a brutal
assault ii|ion Mrs. J. C. Davis, the
wife of one of the most prominent
farmers of Coffee county, and con-
fessed hi, guilt. The crime wa* com-
mitted Tuesday afternoon while Mrs.
Davis was gathering vegetable* in
her garden. She was choked into In-
sensibility nnd left lying in the gar-
Improvement, at Military Po.l«.
Washington, Aug. 8. - Kxlenalre
Improvements nre contemplated at
the important military |Kist, at Fort
Monroe, Va.; Fort Leavenworth,
Kan.; Fort Sheridan, 111., and San
Francisco. Since the transfer of the
military prison at Leavenworth to the
general government several year* ago
the posts named have been used for
the imprisonment of general military
prisoner*. Under the general plan,
of the department It ia co- 'emplated
to improve and enlarge the priion
facilitiea at Ihe above named po ta.
WAS IN BUCHANAN'S CABINET
Judge William C. Price, Prominent In the
Southern Confederacy. I. Head In
Chicago at tho A,, of aa.
Chicago, Aug. 7.—Judge William
Cecil Price. I'nited Stated treasurer
under President Huchanan. died here
Tuesday at the home of his son-in
law, William S. Newbury, aged 86
years. Judge Price settled in Spring-
field, Mo., in the early 30s. An ar-
dent believer in slavery, he became
prominent in the ranks of the demo-
cratic party and when Buchanan wu
elected he was given the keys to the
treasury. When ltuchanan ordered Maj.
Anderson to reinforce Fort Sumter
Judge Price believed the south was
1-eltig betrayed anil resigned hi* office
ii anger. He was with Gen. Price at
the bat lie of Pea Uiilgc and wa, cap-
tured by the federal* and confined in
the prison at Alton, 111., until Sep-
tember. 1862, when he was exchanged
The body will be tnken to Madison,
Wis., for Interment Thursday.
i«y Ignore the "Negro Domination" tune
In Stale Politic. ItaUed by the
Haltimore. Md.. Aug. 7.—The repub-
lican state convention held here yes-
terday placed in nomination the fol-
lowing ticket: For state* controller,
Herman S. Piatt, of Haltimore; for
clerk of the court of ap|>eals, Tho'na,
Pnrran, of Calvert county. Both
nominations were mode by ncclama
ti in, no other names coming before
the convention. Interest, therefore,
centered mainly in the plaftform and
the speeches, all of which teemed with
denunciation of democracy in general
and former United States Senator
(iortnan in particular. The "white
•upremacy" issue raised by the demo-
crats in the platform adopted by tlieni
at last week's convention was ignored
in the declaration upon which the re-
publican candidates will stand, but
it cniue in for Its unfavorable men
tion in the s|>eechea.
CIVILIANS IN CONTROL.
City of Manila Will Hereafter Ha Adala-
Utered by Three Commissioner. -
President I. a Filipino.
Manila, Aug. 7.—The military gov-
ernment of Manila ceased Tuesday
and municipal affairs will lie taken
over by three commissioner* similar
to the government in the district of
Columbia. The president i, a Filipino.
Col. Ilcrrern. The other, are Messrs.
Baldwin and Tutherly. The chief ol
police is tieorge Curry, a former office
of the Eleventh cavalry. Mr. Houscr
innnn is the city attorney.
ti rest Flood. In New Me tiro.
Albuquerque, N. M., Aug. 7.—Six
passenger trains are stalled here ow-
ing to washouts on the Santa Fe rail-
road. No trains can be run to or
from Santa Fe for a day or two.
Nearly two inches of rain fell at Santa
Fe In two hour,.
Por All- Night Department a tore.
Chicago, Aug. 7.—Thirty or more
retail merchants handling different
kinds of- good, are preparing to or
gntilze an all-night department store.
Negotiations for a building within tha
loup am being cuyducic^.
Senator Cullom, After a Wait ti
McKinley, Oivca Oat Interview.
TO RESTORE THE FARMS.
London, Aug. 8.—The houae of
commons discussed a vote of £6,500,-
000 as a grant in aid of the Trsns-
vaal and Orange river colonic,. Mr.
Chamberlain said he quite agreed
that the government', first duty was
the relief of the loyalists, and he de-
clared that no money would be spared
for that purpose. "It is also a matter
of Imperial policy." continued the
colonial secretary, "to give the neces-
sary support to those of our enemies
who come into our hands. One mil-
lion of the vote is 'or extra rolling
stock. A Inrge sum will be devoted
to reinstating the Boers on their
farms, nnd an experiment will be
made in the direction of agricultural
ALL DEBTS WIPED OUT.
■eighty-Fifth Annual Report of the Coagiw
gatlonal Kdur.tlon.l Society Show. Ad-
vancement for the Paat Yaar.
Boston, Aug. 8.—The cighty-flfth
annual report of the Congregational
Educational society was made public
Wednesday. It states that greater
sums have lieen raised in the west
than before, and that the societ , has
gixen considerably more to academies
and missions than last year, and has
paid all outstanding claims, is clear
nf debt and has a small working bal-
tam Roelproelty Treetlae WIU Mo Rati lied
by the to aa to. Which Aetloa Is Rspeet.d
to Snflcleatly Ad jut Mat tar. fra.
a Republican ataadpolat.
Chicago, Aug. S.—After a visit to
Preaident McKinley at Canton Senator
Cullon says there I, not likely to be
any general tariff legislation next
winter, but that some of the pending
commercial treaties ought to pas, the
senate. The senator also talked of
government policy in other lines.
Asked aa to the story thst Senator
Hanna had gone to Canton to get aid
from the preaident in settling the
steal strike, Senator Cullom said: "I
know there i, nothing in that report.
Senator Hanna, President McKinley
nnd myself talked of the strike ss wa
did other matters of current interest,
but there was no suggestion from
Senator Hanna at any time that he
was mixing up in the matter at all."
Speaking of the action likely to be
taken by congreea at the next session,
Senator Cullom said:
We shall have to enact some letfslstlna
regarding the Philippines, but not much.
I tfclnk. Porto Rico Is now all disposed
of. and there Is nothing to do for It.
As far as Cuba Is concerned. It has ac-
cepted the American proposals, and wa
have nothing more to do than let It alone
and allow It to work out Its own salva-
tion. From all the Information I can
get, the feeling Is growing stronger In
Cuba every day In fsvor of Anal annexa-
tion to this country It will grow stronger
and stronger as the Cubans find thetr
neighbors In Porto Rico enjoying the ben-
efits of free trade with this country,
which they are debarred from.
There are some things we ought to da
which will amount to a partial revision
of the tariff. There are present pending
before the senate some ten commercial
treaties. These treaties are all of a
reciprocity character, and tf they are
ratified will amount to a change In the
tariff with the countries with which they
are made. It seems to me a. If It would
be wise to ratify at least some of them.
A feeling has grown up abroad that the
United States Is disposed to act In what
msy be called a hoggish manner In Its
trade relations and if these reciprocity
treaties can be drawn so as to be for the
mutual advantage of both countries en-
tering Into them I think It would be ben-
eficial all around.
A GUNBOAT TO COLON.
raited Stales Will See Thst tha Revola-
tlonary Movement. In Colombia Do
Not Stop Isthmus TraOlc.
Washington, Aug. 8.—The ritvy de-
partment has ordered the gunboat
Machias, now a\ Boston, to proceed
to Hampton Hoods and thence to
Colon, at the eastern terminus of the
I'unania railroad, to look after \meri-
can interests there. This is in connec-
tion with the reporta of disturbances
and interruption of traffic at the Uth-
A BIG CONCERN.
Kansas City Stork Yard. Company Mnkaa
Application for an Increase of Cap-
ital to as.--iao.ooo.
Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 8.—Notice
of Increase of the capital stock of
the Kansas City Stock Yards company
from $7,500,000 to $8,250,000 was filed
wltb the recorder of deeds Wednes-
day. The notice states that the as-
sets of the company are $8,500,000.
not Including the capital stock, and
that the liabilities are only $750,000.
Three Parties to Fuae In Nebrnakn.
Lincoln, Neb.. Ang. 8. Meeting,
were held yesterdnv evening by the
democratic, populist ond free silver
republican state central committees
and fusion of the three parties was
practically agreed upon, the state
conventions of all being fixed for
September 17 nt Lincoln. V
Bryan addressed the democratic and
|M>pulist committees and *poke
strongly for fusion.
Want Frolilhitlonuu to Leave City.
Fort Scott, Kan., Aug. 8.—At a ma*s
meeting here Tuesday night, which
was attended by 3,000 people, the
chairman was induced to appoint a
committee of 50 to see to the execu-
tion of a resolution adopted demand-
ing that those who are insisting upon
the enforcement of the prohibitory
law leave the city.
Fifty Horse. Harmed to Death.
Portland, Ore, Aug. 8.--Fire broke
ont at 2:50 o'clock Wednesday morning
at the Oregon livery and feed stable*
at the northwest corner of Sixth and
Couch streets, nnd the structure was
destroyed. About 50 horses were
burned to death.
N amber of Filipino Captlvoe.
Washington. Aug 8.—The total num-
liar of insurgents in the Philippines
captured or surrendered from the be-
ginning of the war up to June 18, 1901
aggregate 11,030. No rceord has been
made of the number of natives killed.
Us Seal Objectionable Dana.
/.anesville, O., Aug. a.—W. J. Hud-
son, of St. Louis, was srrested here
for violation of the postal laws at
Hillsboro and Chillicothe. It
charged that as a representative of
collection agency he aent objection-
able dun, through the mail,.
Remain, of Dead Soldier, shipped.
Washington, Aug. 8.—The transport
Hancock has sailed from Manila, also
the Dix (formerly Samoa). The Dix
has on board the remain, of 313 aol-
diers which are being brought to the
United Statra for burial.
PROBLEM OF TARIFF.
THE KAISER'S MOTHER DIES.
la. Hilton Will He G.eernl Paawagw
Agaat of tha Big Hallway Systaa.-
Uthar 1MB ear. Agreed t' pea.
St. Louis, Aug. 7.—By the absorp-
tion of the Memphis route, the Fort
Worth £ Bio ti ramie, snd tha build-
ing of extensions to San Antonio and
Bpofford, Tex., thereby connecting
with the Mexican system of railways,
the St Louis A San Francisco not on-
ly becomes a potent factor in south-
western, but also In international
transportation. There has been con-
Kaplosion la Philadelphia Oroeery Haoaa
Wreck. Five Halldlags and Caaaae
Death af Many Pupil,
Philadelphia, Ang. A terrific ex-
plosion In a block of six buildings Ml
Locust street above Tenth last night
completely wrecked fire of the struc-
ture. ,nd canoed the death of from
ten to 20 or more persons. Over two
score of others were more or less seri-
ously injured. Some of those taken
to the hospitsl will die. It is esti-
mated that at least 35 persons were
in the five buildings when the explo-
sion occurred snd the exact number
of dead will probably not he known
for 24 hours.
The explosion occurred about 9:30
o'clock. What exploded and how it
happened is not known at thia time,
but it is believed to have been a bar-
rel of gasoline in one of the three
grocery stores. With the explosion
of So. 1008 the front walls of tha
buildings were blown outward Into
the street, while the foors and the
roof* were blown upward and fell
straight to the ground. Almost every
building In a radius of two blocks
about the scene of the explosion had
window panes shattered and waa
otherwise damaged. Every building
on the oppoaite side of Locust street
wss more or less wrecked, but none
of them fell.
('Frisco-Memphis Oeaeral Paueoccr Ages I)
siderotic speculation as to the officers
of the new system. It may !« stated
now that the directors hsve agreed
upon the following: Benjamin F. Yoa-
kum, president; Benjamin I.. Winchell,
vice preaident and general manager;
Bryan Snyder, passenger traffic man-
ager; Alexander Hilton, general pas-
senger agent. K. K. Hammond, at
present general superintendent of the
Memphis route, will remain in Kan-
sas City in charge of the operatinr de-
partment. A number of employe* of
the freight department of the Mem-
plii* rotate and about two-third, of
the employes of the other depart-
tnenta now in Kanaaa City, will be
transferred to St. Louis.
The Dowager Kmprea. Frederick BrsatlMe
H.r Laat at Croaberg la tha sixtieth
Tear of liar Age.
Cronberg. Germany, Aug. 6.—Th,
Dowager Km press Frederick, mother
of the kaiser, died here yesterday
afternoon. Emperor William arrived
at llomburg in the morning and im-
mediately proceeded to Friederich-
ahof. She was fully conscloua and all
her children, with the exception of
Prince Henry, who is at Cadiz with
the fleet, were assembled in the sick
Empress Frederick wa* 00 year* old.
She wns married to the crown princa
of Prussia, who afterward, became
the German emperor, Frederick, iu
January, 1S55. When Kmperor Fred-
erick died hi* wife retired to her pal-
ace, Frederichshof, near llomburg.
Empress Frederick wa* Princes* Vic-
toria of England. She wns the oldest
daughter of Queen Victoria. She wai
the mother of six children, including
the present emperor of Germsny.
MODERN WOODMEN FUNDS.
AiJL Oea. Corbln Say. tha ijneatloa or
Taxation Mow Confront, the Philip-
pine Civil A.thorltle^
Manila, Aug. 7.—Adjt. Gen. Corbin
has sailed for Shanghai, where he will
embark on a steamer for home. Aft-
er completing a ten day," tour of
Hollo, Carbaig, Cebu, Zamboauga, Cot-
tabato and Jolo, and obtaining a rapid
but e\ten*ive view of the operations,
he savs the conditions are satisfac-
tory. He believes that the military
problem henceforth will be simple, but
that a difficult task confronts the civil
authorities. The question of taxation
he thinks, will require the moat deli-
cate handling. He was surprised by
the Intelligence and diligence dis-
played by the natives. He found th
aultan of Jolo a shrewd. Intelligent
ruler, who will probably readily co-
operate with the Americans, especial
ly if he is under the guidance of
capable resident adviser.
Hot oa Malvnr*. Trail.
Manila, Aug. 7.—Gen. Chaffee has
received word that Gen. Sumner'!
troops are in close pursuit of the in
surgent leader Malvar. They captured
Maivar'a camp while his breskfast
■reat Proportion of tho •I.IOO.OOO Cash
la tha Treaiaror*. Hand. Flaead
la MMaoarl Banks.
Brookfield. Mo.. Aug. «.—The head
banker of the Modern Woodmen of
America, who resides in this city, hai
designated the following depositories
for the funds of the order, with the
amount designated for each deposi-
tory: National Bank of Commerce
and First national bank of Knnsai
City, $200,000 each; American national
bank of Kansas City, $50,000; Linn
county bank of Brookfield. Mo.. *100,-
000; Wheeler Savings bsnk of Brook-
Held. C-25,000; First nstional bank of
Chariton. Ia.. $2u0,000; Milan state
bank, Milan, Mo., $25,000, and Mitchell
* Lynd. Hock Island. 111.. $50,000. The
total amount turned over by the out-
going head banker to hia successor
FEWER RAILftOAD CROSSINGS.
The IlllaoU Hoard of Railway Commla.lua<
an Take. ■ slap Towards Making
Railroad Travellag Safer.
Chicago, ■ Aug. 6.—Hereafter whei
one railroad wishes to cross the track*
of another it will have to go either
above or below them, for the board
of railway and warehouse commis-
sioners has decided that there shall
be no more croasings at grade iu the
state of Illinois. Existing crossings,
however, are not to be molested, at
least not for the present. The deter-
mination of the board is the result
of complicationa that have arisen ia
East St. Louia.
TO EXTEND ELECTRIC LINES
Plan oa Foot to Connect All Towns la
Mining District from J opt I a to
Joplin. Mo., Aug. 7.- Officers of the
proposed Mineral Cities electric rail
way nnd officers nnd engineers of the
Southwest Missouri electric railway
havr almost assured the citizens of
thi* district that the road, or. at least.
• greater part, will be built in the
near future. This line will connect
Joplin with Chitwood, Mo., a suburb
rf 2.0C0 inhabitants lying west of Jop-
lin. and Galena, Empire. Columbus,
Stipvl%, Turk, Seammon, Weir tity.
Cherokee, Fleming- No. 15, Pittsburg.
Fr'iteiiac, Midway, Cornell. Yale, Min-
den a'! being in the coal belt of Kan-
aas, with smelting industries of con-
H0WIS0N WILL SERVE.
OVER A SCORB KILLED.
TONS OF MAIL PILED UP
New Pn.tasa.ter at Law tea Will Kara Mia
■alary for Several Weeks-Traahls
Over Llqaor Helllag.
Lawton, Ok., Aug. «.—J. T. White,
the new postmaster for Lawton,
opened up the office yesterday. Fobf
or five tons of mail was slready
stacked up at Lawton and four wagon
loads are being hauled daily from tha
railway. White, by hard work. In-
duced the department to allow hint
ten clerka, although the office under
department rules Is rated at four
clerks. Lnable to get stamps suffi-
cient from Washington, he has been
buying them in quantities from vari-
ous offices in the territory. He se-
cured a small circus tent at El Beno
and will open the office in that and
use every endeavor to work off tha
tons of mail in a few days and gira
the people of the magic city aatia-
There is likely to be serious troa*
ble in the new counties over the sell-
ing of liquor. A large force of Unttad
States marshals yeaterday began to
raid every "bootlegger" and liquor
dealer'a tent at Lawton and other
towns and arrest them for introduc-
ing liquor into an Indian reservation.
Gov. Albaa Declara. That Tea
dor aad Nicaragua Have Ha.tile Byes
oa 111. Coaatry.
New York, Aug. 6.—Gen. Alban, gov-
ernor of Panama, has telegraphed
this statement to the Herald relative
to the present situation in Colombia:
"The revolutionists do not occupy any
city or place of importance and are
made up of guerrillas, who merely
attack undefended village, and local-
ities. But at present Colombia la be-
ing threatened by foreign invasiona,
encouraged by the presidents of Vene-
luela, Ecuador and Nicaragua, against
which the Colombian government ia
well prepared and will do all that ia
natural and allowable in self-defense."
Rooaevelt Hantlng Coyotea.
Colorado Springs, Col., Aug. 6.—Vice
President Itoosevclt left here yester-
day afternoon for a three-days' w_ otf
chase in the vicinity of Fountain, IB
milea south of this city.
Oea. Valvar FaU af right.
Manila. Aug. Miguel Malvar, the
auccessor of Aguinnldo, haa issued a
proclamation dsted July 10, copier, of
which have arrived here, giving as-
surances to the natives of the con-
tinuation of an active campaign and
expressing hope for its successful ia-
A Man Satisfactory to Rear Admiral Schley
WUI Caaatltnta tha Third Member
of Coart of laqalry.
Washington, Aug. 7.—Bear Admiral
llenrv L. Howison has been selected
to fill ihe vacancy on the Schley court
of inouiry, caused by the inability o?
Resr Admiral Kimberley to serve.
Adinral Howison's name is one of sev-
eral officers whom Admral Schley no-
tified the department were satisfac-
tory to him.
Ta Tie China's Heads.
Pek.n, Aug. 7.—M. Beau, the Freneh
minister, has presented snd his col-
leagues have unanimously sdopted an
article which state, that an imperial
edict mu,t be issued prohibiting for
two y<ars the importation into China
•f arm* and ammunition snd materials
nsed In the manufacture of the same.
StAt. Ravenna Law Invalid.
Pueblo, Col., Aug. 6.—Dlatrict Jndga
Dixon yesterday decided that the new
atata revenue law ia Invalid, having
never bofn legally enacted by tha M
To Snparlntend Finn Art*.
St. Loui,. Aug. 6.—President D. R.
Francis yesterday announced the ap-
pointment of Halsey C. Ives, of St.
Louis, as chief of the division of fine
art* of the Louisiana Purchaae ex-
position. Mr. Ives, who is director ol
the School of Fine Arts, Washington
university, was chief of the fine arts
department at the Columbian expoai-
tion. Chicago, and aa such gave emi-
Quarantined for RaMea.
St. Joseph. Mo., Aug. I—Dr. E. J.
Netherton. deputy state veterinary,
last night returned from a tour of tha
northern part of the atate, where ha
placed 317 horses, dogs, hogs and cat-
tle under quarantine on sccount of
rabies. Fourteen animal* havf died
from the disease or have been killed.
Paying Pensions at Topaka.
Topeka, Kan.. Aug. $. — United
States Pension Agent Cyrus Leland
yesterday began the third quarterly
payment of penaion, for 1901. There
are 115.765 pensioner, on the rolls
of the Topeka agency, about one-
ninth of all the pensioners in tha
Baxter Springe Ha. atO.OOO Fire.
Baxter Springs, Kan., Aug. t.—Fire
at Baxter Springs early Monday morn-
ing destroyed four business blocks
on Main street, including the poat
office building. Merchants aaved tha
greater part.of their stocks. Damage,
Old Kxposltloa BnUdlng Berwad.
Kansas City. Mo., Aug. «.—Boys and
matchea stsrted a fire Mondsy after-
noon that destroyed the old Expoai-
tion building st Twelfth snd Kanaaa
avenue. The fire department had to
fight hard to save the tents of Blag,
ling Bros.' circua from catching.
Ope as New Mae ta Rlehnrda.
El Beno, Ok.. Aug. 7.—The flrat pas-
aenger train over Ihe completed part
of the Lawton branch of the l'ock
Island started from here Tuesday
morning at five o'clock. The Lav* ton
branch hus been completed to Kich-
ards, 21 miles south of Anadarko.
T«| ka. Kan., Aug. 7.—Baill L
Baird, of this city, a corportl jn A
company, Twentieth United States In-
fantry. was drowned in the Philippines
June 2« while trying to aave the Ufa
*f * cjjprwJe. Both tank together.
St. Joseph. Mo., Aug. The Bur-
lington, Santa Fe and Bock Island rail-
roada will build a suburban union da-
pot in South St. Joaeph, where tha
stock j nrds and packinghouses are lo-
cated. The depot will be modern la
Omad a.rth. Been Is D—
Leavenworth, Kan., Aug. Kdgar
T. Beee, grand scribe of tha grand
encampment, I. O. O. F, la dead la thia
city. Upon tha death of Samuel W.
Burdette tan year, ago, Mr. Baea ana-
needed to tha office of grand aariha.
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