The Reporter. (Chelsea, Indian Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 33, Ed. 1 Friday, December 18, 1903 Page: 2 of 8
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A. ft. A ft. t. MILLCR, Publlahar*.
CHELSEA, - INDIAN TERRITORY.
TOPICS OF THE DAY.
Where l*overt>- la Illlna.
The people of Zion City haven't the
money that Dowie wants, so they will
save Just that much.
The Limit of DUIreaa.
The Indian has suffered much, but
he could never have believed he would
becomo an "ethnological exhibit."
Do .\ t Molrat,
Tennessee negroes have organized a
party against the use of cocaine. It is
to be hoped nobody will stuff the bal-
Dr. nulla' Mlatuke.
When Dr. Hillis predicts that In 50
years the women "will be" smarter
than tho men, doesn't he know that it
is no compliment?
MAY FREE BOODLER8
Opinion of Missouri Supreme Court
Annuls Work of Prosecutor Folk.
t'nc-le Sum la Willing.
We are prepared to "exercise a pro-
tectorate over South America," but are
yet in some doubt as to what South
America will say about it.
Sllapry Lovea Company.
The man who bought steel stock
about a year ago knows how to sympa-
thize with the Russian family that
traveled 3,000 miles with a wagonload
of "fool gold" which netted $10 at the
Belter Inspection Syatem.
The immense growth of the post
office department of the United States
calls for a sure system of Inspection.
In a business that will soon reach a
total of $150,000,000 a year the methods
of supervision should be revised and
extended to keep pace with the growth.
Where Seme la Diao-onnted.
That people still like romance and
lack sense is shown by Dowie's story
of the angel that appeared to him of-
fering money, which is believed by
Zion's host. Dowie goes on the prin-
ciple that it is foolish to preach to
people for being silly. Make what can
be made out of it.
It ll ll ld That Information Imwed by
rroiecutlnar Attorney* Muat lie Bworn
to bjr rroaerulliiff Wltiiiuiu
In the Caw.
St. Louis, Dec, 15.—Notification ol
a decision of the Missouri supremi
court, which brings into question the
legality of hundreds of urrosts and
convictions recently made on Informa-
tion in St. Louis, and which, according
to Circuit Attorney Folk, opens the
doors of the penitentiary, through
writs of habeas corpus, to many oth-
ers, was received hero yesterday by
In the list of eases which, under the
ruling of the court, could be affected
if the plea of Illegal arrest was raised,
ure the majority of the Suburban fran-
chise boodle convictions.
A well-known lawyer yesterday said
tho statue of limltallons in these eases
expired last November and that if the
present charges against tho accused
men should he found defective It would
po impossible to bring new Indictments
All of the cases are before the su-
preme court on appeal and ihe records
show that each case was tried on In-
formation furnished by the circuit at-
torney on his official oaths.
Mr, Folk notified Judge McDonald,
of the criminal division of the circuit
court, and proceedings were stopped in
all cases affected. Nina cases were
wiped eff the docket and the witnesses
sent to the grand jury room, there tc
give information on which to base in-
dictments to take the place of the in-
Tho decision is that reversing the
case of the state against William Bon-
ner, which holds that an information
issued by the circuit attorney mus'
TO MEET THE COLOMBIANS.
tUrlni* from tha Cm Iter I'ralrle Landed
at Colon and Were Taken to l'an-
ania, Tlienea Nouthwnrd,
Colon, Dec. 15.—A company of mu-
rine* from the United States cruiser
Prairie wan landed liore yesterday un-
der command of Capt. Smedley D.
Butler and Immediately started by
train for Panama. The destination of
the marines is said to be Yavlza, up
the San Miguel gulf And Tuira river.
It la believed that the decision of the
naval authorities is to station marines
at Yavlza may possibly be owing to the
reports that Colombian troops have
been sent In that direction, but up to
the present time there Is no reason to
believe that any largo force 13 under
orders to march on Panama from
Urn. Itryra Looking for a Call.
Washington, Doc. 15.—If elected to
the presidency of Colombia by tho
overwhelming majority which Bogota
dispatches Indicate, Gen. Rafael
Reyes, Colombian minister to tho
United States, would regard the call
of his country as a command which it
would be dcfflcult for him to refuse to
MINISTER TO PANAMA
W. I. Buchanan, of New York,
Named by the President.
NEW CHAPLAIN OF SENATE.
Key, Edward Everett Hale, the Aged Con-
cregatlonnllHt of Boston, to Succeed
Milburn—Keceaa Agreed on.
Washington, Dec. 15.—The house
Monday adopted a resolution provid-
ing for a recess adjournment from De-
cember 19 to January 4. The speaker,
by unanimous consent, appointed
Delegate Kalauianoale, of Hawaii, as
a member of the committee on territo-
Tho republican members in causus
decided upon Rev. Edward Everett
Hale, of Boston, for chaplain of the
senate, beginning January 1. He is a
Congregationalist and is now 83 years
, . . , , When the senate convened Monday
be sworn to by prosecuting witnesses Mr. BaJley (Xex-) spoke on the Cuban
Home Dnty Xesrlected.
The mother of one of the young
Chicago bandits spent much of her time
orgainzing boys' clubs and doing simi-
lar work with the purpose of keeping
boys out of saloons, and was ignorant
of the life her own son was leading.
This is no reflection on the value of
such work, but it emphasizes the old
rule that the first duty of every parent
lies at home.
in the case and that circuit attorneys
or prosecuting attorneys could only
swear to information from personal
knowledge of the facts.
For two years, under a former de-
cision of the supreme cwirt, and under
the constitutional amendment of 1900
and the act of 1901, prosecuting attor-
neys and circuit attorneys have been
giving information under their official
oaths. In St. Louis alone, it is stated
fully 22,000 cases have been tried on
such information and convictions re-
bill. He opposed tho measure, declar-
ing It to ba vicious both as a matter
of law and of policy.
NOW SMITH IS SICK.
Trial of Senator Farris at Jefferson City
Agulu Continued on Application
of the Defendant.
Slight Tumble In XepeimnrlfR,
Apparently the prices of the necessi-
ties ot" life are coming down to accord
with the general falling off in incomes, in Franklin county, now held under a
Radium, for instance, which a few days supreme court decision by Troutman
ago was selling at $l,<f00,000, has now & Stone, of Topeka. The present action
been marked down to $900,000 a pound, is taken under the alien land law pro-
Jefferson City, Mo., Dec. 15.—Judge
Graves continued the cases of Senators
Frank H. Farris and Charles A. Smith,
who were to be tried this week on
fcharges of bribery, on application of
WILL LITIGATION NEVER END? ! thf <*efendants- Thf continuance was
asked on account of the illness of Sen-
ator Smith, who is a witness in tho
Farris case. It is stated that Judge
Graves will set the Farris case for
March 21 and the Smith case for March
Kleetloiw for Congressmen In the New It«-
pabllo Will He llehl January • <•—Co-
louililan Tronpo That Landed on
the latltmna Withdrew,
Washington, Dec. 13.—Tho president
has selected W. I. Buchanan, of Now
Yor't, to bo tho first United State* min-
ister to Panama. Buchanan was com-
missioner general of tho Buffalo ex-
position in 1901.
The s ato department hns been In-
formed that final steps have been
taken for tho formation of a perma-
nent republican form of government
in Panama. Tho news came in a dis-
patch from Consul General Gudger,
dated Panama, as follows: "Election
for constitutional convention called
forJanuary 4. The convention meets
'he 20th of January."
Aftei^ causing a great flurry in mili-
tary and naval circles in tho United
States, the Colombian government, ac-
cording to Information received by the
state department, has abandoned the
military expedition sent to tho mouth
of the Rio Atrato for the reported pur-
pose of invading tho isthmus, and the
troops, after suffering great privations
In their fruitless efforts, have returned
to Cartagena. These were the same
soldiers Tovar brought with him to
County Attorney rieaaant Keirlns Suit at
Ottawa, li tn., to Recover the I. O. U.
F. Orptmim* Home Property.
Ottawa, Kan., Dec. 15.—County At-
torney Pleasant, on behalf of the state
of Kansas, has filed a suit to recover
Ihe Deboissiere orphans' home property
and may go lower yet. if the Yale pro-
fessors who are trying to extract it
from the soil of the Nutmeg state
meet with success.
An Italian cobbler fought with a
Chinese laundryman in Manhattan over
a stove-pipe job done by a German me-
chanic. A Hebrew tailor tried to make
peace, and a crowd of negroes gathered
to see the sport. An Irish policeman
arrested the Chinaman and an Ameri-
can surgeon bandaged the Italian.
liibiting alien heirs from acquiring ti-
tle to the land of aliens. Troutman &
Stone and tho former odd fellows'
board of home trustees are made de-
fendants. The action asJ<s possession
and $30,000 rental.
P5.000.000 Sliorttiffc* In ('lilcnce.
Chicago, Dec. 15.—A shortage of
$5,000,000, coupled with charges of mis-
appropriation of funds and criminal
mismanagement in the special assess-
ment department of the municipal gov-
ernment, has been laid bare and proved
Where el*e in the world could such a ' by expert accountants as the result of
BONAPARTE AT MUSKOGEE.
With Clinton K. Woo<lrufT He Han Reen
Commissioned to Investigate Alleged
"Grafting" in the Territory.
AT CHICAGO IN JUNE.
Republican National Committee Selects S
Time and l'luce for the Conven-
tion In lDO-1.
Washington, Dec. 13.—Chicago has
been selected as the place for holding
the next national republican conven-
tion. The committee fixed June 21
at 12 o'clock as the time for llie meet-
ing of the convention.
The offers made by the different
cities was ?J.0,000 by St. Louis; $60,000
by Chicago and $100,000 by Pittsburg.
After some discussion the Chicago
proposition was raised by Committee-
man Stewart to $75,000, he guarantee-
ing that Chicago would contribute that
amount to pay the expenses of the as-
sembling of the convention in that
The committee on arrangements for
the convention are Senator N. B.
Scott, of West Virginia; Chairman
Hanna, Postmaster General Payne,
Harry S. New, of Indianapolis and R.
B. Schneider, of Nebraska.
Oklahoma City, Ok., Dec. 15.—
Charles J. Bonaparte and Clinton R.
Woodruff, specially appointed by the
president to conduct an investigation
of affairs in the Indian territory for
the interior department, have notified j gational school,
complainants that they will hear evi-
dence at Muskogee, December 18. The
chargcs involve a number of federal of-
ficials and the Dawes commission.
NO SOCIALISM AT ^ASHBURN.
Eastern Financial Supporters of the Tope-
ka College Want a Political Club
Topeka, Kan., Dec. 14.—An order has
been given by the faculty of Washburn
college that the Socialist club of the
college discontinue its meetings. It is
said to be the result of letters received
from eastern financial supporters of
the college saying they would withdraw
their aid unless the club was sup-
pressed. Some of the leading students
of the college were members. Whsh-
burn college is conducted as a Congre-
rs. Weisslitz, Buffalo, N.1
cured of kidney trouble by LydiaE.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
Ot all the diseases known with which
the female organism is afflicted, kidney
disease is the most fatal. In fact, un-
less prompt and correct treatment is ap-
plied , tho weary patton t sel dom sur vi ves.
Being fully aware of this, Mrs. Pink-
ham, early in her career, gave careful
study to the subiect, nnd in producing
her great remedy for woman's ills —
Lytlin E. Pinkliam's Vegetable
Compound — made sure that it con-
tained the correct combination of
herbs which was certain to control
that dreaded disease, woman's kidney
Read What Mrs. Weisslitz Says..
"Dear Mrs. Pinkhau:— For two*
years my life was simply a burden, I
suffered so with female troubles, and
pains across my bacl' and loins. The
doctor told me .that I had kidney
troubles and prescribed for me. For-
three months I took his medicine, but.
grew steadily \vorse. My husband then,
advised me to trv Lytlia E. Pink-
ham's Vegetable Compound, and
brought home a bottle. It is the great-
est blessing ever brought to our home.
Within three months I was a changed
woman. My pain had disappeared,my
complexion became clear, my eyes-
bright, and my entire system in good
shape."—Mrs. Paui.a Weisslitz, 176
Seneca St., Buffalo, N.Y. — $5000forfeit
If original of about letterproolnggenuiner.es* cannot
Little Liver Pills*
Must Bear Signature of
See Foc-Sltnllc Wrapper Below.
scene occur except in this country?
And they are all Americans.
>0 Gna. but >lnn> Kids.
In a divorce petition filed in Allen
county, Kan., a wife alleges that her
two years of investigation.
Sell no!-Children t'liime Wreck.
Colorado Springs, Col., Dec. 15.—The
locomotive, baggage car and first
coach of a Rock Island train were
husband refused to put in natural gas ' "irown "le 'rac'i ten miles east ol
and compelled her to cook with wood, i
The petition alleges further that "said
defendant has treated said plaintiff
with great negligence and cruelty" in
spite of the fact that during 25 years
"she bore him 12 children of the ages
respectively of 24, 22, 20, IS. 16, 15, 12,
10, 8, 6, 4 years and one 6 months.
Colorado Springs, and three trainmen
were badly hurt. The wreck was
caused by school children who placed i men- The colored recruits at
Kufnseil to Have White Officers.
Denver, Col., Dec. 15.—It appears
that Colorado is to have no colored
contingent, in her national guard. Two
companies of colored men had been en-
listed and were at the armory last
night to be mustered in. Col. Bloom
was present as mustering officer, when
"Maj." Charles Jones, a colored man.
to whose efforts the formation of thf
companies were largely due, announced
that he had learned that Gov. Peabodj
intended to officer the companies with
TlacLltoiie of the lt<-pnbllr.
Forty years ago the farmers owned
55 per cent, of the wealth of the coun-
try; now they own only 21 per cent.
But possiblv this relative decrease is
due to the fact that the farmer cannot
a bolt on the track.
A Hint at Chnnnte.
Chanute, Kan., Dec. 15.—Ed McLain,
Walt Mc Lain, Sc-on Mitchell and
George Mitchell created a riot here
in which one man was fatally wounded
and several shots fired on the streets.
The men were more or less intoxicated
and making a disturbance.
once refused to enter the service.
Mu*t I'uy for Drinking Water.
St. Louis, Dec. 13.—The concession
for the sale of pure drinking water at
the world's fair has been let to E. B. !
Lane. The water to be sold will bo
drawn from the famous artesian well
in De Soto, Mo. It will be tanked in
reservoirs just outside the grounds and
from there is to be piped to various
points on the grounds. Tl\e conces-
sionaire will establish about.200 slot
devices where, for the price of one
cent, a glass of sparkling, cold water
will be dispensed to the thirsty vis-
Married a Couple Without Anthorltjr.
Vinita, I. T.. Dec. 15.—Moses Ridge,
capitalize his farm on the basis of the a full-blood Cherokee Indian preacher,
value of the land and the profits from J is in jail here on a charge of having
last year's crops and the estimated! married a couple without having his
profits from next year's crop. Tho j authority first inspected and certified
farmer is the backbone of the repub- to by the district clerk. He was sent
lie, but he is woefully ignorant of high
to jail for 30 days.
t to Keep Their ipro*ii,
Austin, Tex., Dec. 15.—The laboi
agents representing Louisiana and Mis-
Acclilentnlly Killed Ills Own Child.
St. Louis, Dec. 15.—Elsworth Ten-
dick, the seven-months-old child ol
Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Tendlck, diec
yesterday from a wound in the head
accidentally caused by a revolver ir
its father's hand. The father hac
taken umbrage at a remark made bj
Harry Sterling, a young man, to his
wife and made an attempt to shoot
him, although Sterling said no offense I
was meant. A scuffle for the revolve! |
resulted in its discharge and the shoot-
ing of the child, which lay in its crib
Fatal Wreck Near Albla. la.
Ottumwa, la., Dec. 14.—Five persons
were killed and ten injured in a wreck
at 9:15 yesterday morning on the Chi-
cago, Burlington & Quinc.v road, three
miles west of Albia, la. The west-
bound passenger train was in some
manner derailed while running on to
the Cedar creek brides and five cars
were wrecked by collision with the
steel girders of the bridge. The wreck-
ago immediately took lire and several
of the victims were badly burned.
T«n • noil and as easy
to tako as sugar.
FOR TORPID LIVER.
FOR SALLOW SKIN.
FOR THE COMPLEXION
GUNUlNS MurrnAV ^MAiuwr.
28'unts I Porelx Veffc Lal>l 0
CURE SICK HEADACHE.
The FREE Homestead.
. Where the foal Fleld*~Xre. ~
Of an estimated coal area of about
4,650,000 square miles in the world, I sissippi planters, who have been scour-
China is credited with 4,000,000 square in8 Texas for negro farm hands to One building was movad off the Iowa
An Armed Mob Attaekn >i Town.
Lawton, Ok., Dec. 15.—An armet
mob of 25 homesteaders, headed bj
Capt. C. A. Morris, of Hobart, at
tacked the mining camp of Wildman
in the Wichita mountains, and demol-
ished the buildings of the citizens
miles, the United States has about
280,000 square miles, Great Britain 11,-
900 miles, Germany 1,770 milea an.d Bel-
gium 510 square miles. Area is not,
however, a true measure of value. The
anthracite fields of Pennsylvania in-
clude an area of only if>8 miles, but
ttiese are undoubtedly of more value
than any coal area of like extent any-
jrhere in the world.
to those states, have been warned
by the Texas planters in a number ol
localities to leave.
May Auk the l're«l(lent.
Washington, Dec. 15.—The president
mar be asked to use his influence ic
getting Ziegler out of New York stat<
and into Missouri, where he is undei
indictment in connection with legisla-
tive hood ling.
Bite and others were destroyed,
town is located on Morris' claim.
May Knn Women for Aldermen.
Topeka, Kan., Dec. 15.—To give To
peka a clean administration there It
a movement on foot to run women fo;
the council in tho different wards at
the coming municipal elections. Worn
en interested in politics are behind thi
Trouble for Bryan'* Son-ln I.nw.
Newport, RR. I., Dec. 13.—Rumors
have been current here fo>- several
weeks that a notable breach of promise
suit was pending, but not. until to-day
did the rumors take definite form. Now
friends of Miss Minnie Cook, an ac- i
complished musician, say that she is
about to begin an action against Wil-
liam Homer Leavitt. the artist who re-
cently wedded Miss Ruth Bryan, !
daughter of William J. Bryan.
Millions of o! maptiifWnt Oralil *
ami Orszini* Land* to be lia<! ax a ftea •
trift, or \ty put chafe from Hallway
Lou;panic*. Land Corporation*,etc.
Tha Great Attractions
Qoo<f Crops, delightful cllmnte,.
splendid school system, perfect,
soelul conditions, exceptional
railway advantages, a rid wen 1th
and ufllnence acquired easily.
Th* population of WKKTRHX
CAS A HA iM-rea.N*! 12S.0UJ by in,ml-
nation ditrinirthe j ant year, o\er&0,000.
Write to the nesrs«t anthorlrcd'
< unatilan Clovernment Aifent for Cana-
dian Atla« nm| oritur Inforicntlori or
nddr**« MI7PKKINTKNDENT IMMIGRA-
TION. Ottawa, CANADA —
I. S. CRAWFORD. 121 W*it Hlmlk Kibim City, Ms.
Miss llolse Must Cio to Jnll.
Topeka, Kan., Dec. 13.—Blanch
Boise, the disciple of Carrie Nation,
who smashed the plate glass fronts of
seven Topeka joints a year ago, will
have to serve the jail sentence Imposed
by the Shawnee county district court
under a decision rendered Saturday by
the supreme court. Judge Hazen gava
Miss Boise a 30-day sentence.
"ALL 5MNS FAIL IN A DRY TIMET
IE Jlffl OF Iffi FISH NEVER fAILS
Remember this when/ou buy Wet
Weather Clothing and look for the
name TOWER on the buttons.
This iijn and this name have stood
for the BEST during sixty-seven
- .years of increasing sales.
If your dealer will not supply .you write for
free catalogue of black, or yellow water-
proof oiled coats, slickers, suits, hats, and
horse goods for all kinds of wat work,
A. J. TOWRR CO. ~
SOftTON. NAM. U.S.A.
TOWER CANADIAN CO.
TORONTO. CAN. I""""*
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