Beaver Herald. (Beaver, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 32, Ed. 1, Thursday, August 27, 1896 Page: 2 of 4
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The Bearer Herald
W. I. DRCMMO.VD Fublitber.
BEAVER : : OKLAHOMA
Last year 4000Ova000 cigarette
tsere smoked in the United Stale.
A rATintnand four foil grown chil-
ilren Jiving near Anderson Ind. have
never had a tooth.
Axxa Lav An a Degress reputed tot
104 years of age. died at Chattanooga
Tenia. a few day a-o from old age.
Twenty-nine children had ben born
to her -while ber -grandchildren num
Tire American people have an Inter-
est in the movement that has recently
been started In Canada for the separa-
tion of that country from England
thoutrh it has at yet attained very
l'nor. Lews of the Washington
Commercial museum report that the
world's gold production for the calen-
dar year of 1S95 wan S20S750000
a.?c Increase over ls94 when the pro
Auction wa SIOI.SIO.OOC
Haroxcm HlRscil Is continuing the
pH'.lanthropIc enterprises of her lair
husband. be haa just given 820000
00 to hU scheme providing for the im-
zrigration of indigent Jews from Bus-
sia to the Argentine Republic.
T-ttjt-bevkc young women took
the white Tell and 30 others the blacic
Tell at the Mallnclcrodt conrent at
"VVllltesbarre Pa. recently. The Ma-
llnclcrodt conTent is the mother houre
of the Sisters of Christian Charity in
the United States.
The latest sanitary fctatlctics In the
Havana papers give 10.000 as the num-
ber of soldiers In the hospitals on the
island; 2000 suffering from yellow
fever. There are over 300 physician
in the hospitals. Yellow fever and
small-pox were both said to be spread-
ing. Dr. Xaxsex the Norwegian who
started in the Tram In 1603. hoping to
be drifted in the vessel by the currents
to the north pole was picked up re-
cently by the steamer Windward near
Franz Josenand. lie had failed to
reach the north pole but he touched &
point four degree nearer than any
other explorer had done.
Wholesale liquor dealers from all
jlirta of the country will meet in
Cleveland O. on August .11 to organize
a national liquor dealers' association.
It is stated that a capital of 3100.000000
will bo represented at the meeting.
The chief object of the meeting will be
to devise plans to prevent the over pro-
duction of whisky. The wholesalers
say there has .en an over production
for the past fiveyeam and a gradual de-
crease In consumption during that
Chestehtow- Md has found kcro-
scno effective in getting rid of mosqui-
toes. After a scries of tests the people
were given official notice that every-
body should pour a little coal oil in
ruin barrels stagnant pools and wher-
ever water had collected. No great
quantity of oil Is required. A teaspoon-
ful liMifltcicnt for a barrel of water.
The diminution in the number of mo-
squitoes was easily noticeable and
now the post has been utmost gotten
l-'jtOM official information received at
tho treasury department from ill conn-
tries the coinage of silver during tho
calendnr year of 185.1 amounted in the
aggregate to 5113002200. Of this sum
S13GOV-00 wns recolnngc. Tho coun-
try coining tho largest nmount of sil-
ver in 1805 wns Mexico with n colnogu
of S'-l 1 833350; followed closely by .Ja-
pan with a colnngo of S:!3683roa.
Next comes China with 4253310;
Spain S7OC9100; Great llrltoln $5821-
151; United States $3008000; Austria-
Hungary S5.2M.000; I'oru $1073000;
Russia $3551000; Ecuador 52500000;
Gov. MoitStLL of Kansas recently
received a letter from William Logan
Rodman post O. A. It. of Now Bed-
ford Mass. Tho post will eclcbrnto IU
30th unnlversary by planting n "liberty
ireo upon ino commons nt isow Bed-
ford. Tho tree Is to bo an elm from
tho birthplace of George Washington.
Soil has been obtained from Hunker
t Hill Yorktown nud Suratoga. The
lottcr wanted to secure some of the
virgin soil of Ksnsus. Every other
governor hns been asked to contribute
and tho tree will bo imbedded in soil
which symbolize American growth
and American history.
Cuhaii brothers ncronauts. of Walk-
trton Ind. aro constructing nn nlr
ship. The ship consists of a cigar-
limped balloon with a car beneath.
Tho balloon will be 15 feet long and
feet in diameter made of oiled silk.
Tho car will be S feet long. A battery
for tho manufacture of gas will be
placed in the car which will supply
tho chip with n continuous stream of
gas. There will be one propeller at
tho rear of tho ship and two in front.
The air ship Is built for public tests
and If it proves satisfactory tho Cusab
brothers nre confident lhey can solve
the problem of aerial navigation.
The United States Tobacco Journal
says: "The bike has Infatuated at tho
least calculation 500000 males who
were formerly addicted to the smoking
habit- If these 500000 male slnve Ut
tho bike craze hnvo weaned themselves
to smoke two cigars less a day thin
must bo considered a most moderate
calculation as tho Midst hardly ever
worships less than from four to six
hours at tho shrine of his wheel then
the consumption of cigars Is decreasing
at tho rate of 1000000 per day and
tho decrease In our cigar production
since tho bike craze has set In has
actually been 700.000000 per year"
Two most Interesting machines aro
tiled by the government for counting
nnd tying postal cards into small bun-
dles Tho two are cupablo of counting
600000 cords In ten hours und wrap-
ping and tying tho same in packages
of 25 each. In this operation tho paper
is pulled off u drum by two long
'fingers" and another finger dip in a
vat of mucilage und upplles itself to
tho wrapping paper in exactly tho
right spot. Other purls of the machine
twlno tho paper around the pack of
cards and then a "thumb" presses
ever tho spot where the mucilage 1
mud the package is ready for delivery.
news of tee week.
Qleeapi By Te!e i .ph and MrJJ.
rcruoxAi. asu rounui.
PsF.ctDr.sT Hlack of the National
Association of Democratic clubs has
called a contention of delegates of the
club to meet a tU Louis on Septem
ber 3a Each club on the roll of the j
national association will be entitled to
one delegate for each ICO members in I
good standing not no club will be en-
titled to snore than five delegates.
Mxnr Aricail Doikje better known
as Gall Hamilton the writer died at
Hamilton Mass. on the l?th of paral-
ysis aged ri years.
Tire executive committee of the na-
tional democratic party was in session
at Chicago on the 17th and issued a
call for a national convention of demo-
I crats opposed to tbe Chicago platform
at Indianapolis mu. on September
The London newspapers expressed
unfeigned satisfaction at the state
rnents of Lord Salisbury and Mr. Hal
four on the progress towards an arbi-
tration treaty between the United
States and Great Britain.
The report that Father Martlncll)
has been appointed to succeed Cardinal
Satolli as apostolic delegate to th
United States has been confirmed by
letter received by Cardinal Satolli a
Washington from the Vatican.
Jin. 'Ioukk- Cock ha .v addressed an
immense audience at Madison Squan
garden. New York on the 18th hlf
speech being entitlcd"In Opposition t
Repudiation'' and adverse to the Chi
Vcor. Fiiedehick Crouch the com
poser of the IiUh song "Kathleen
Mavourneen" died on the 18th at Port-
land Me. a;ed 83.
rosTMASTEn-UEXEnw. Wii-sox sailed
for Europe on a vocation on the ISth.
1'kesidext Ci.EVEi.Axn has appointed
Col. Charles G. Sawtclle quartermaster
general of the United States army
vice R. X. Batcbcldrr retired.
Sexor Aloxzo ha been proclaimed
president of the republic of ltolivin.
I'fiEstOEXT Cleveland has ofllclally
Indicated that Li Hung Chnng will be
the guest of tho nation during lib
forthcoming visit to thl country and
Gen. Ruirgles stationed nt Governor'
island X. Y. has beon designated tc
take charge of the details of the recep
tion. The president's reception of LI
will take place at New York.
The 20000 republican clubs of tho
country are going to endeavor to find
out every republican who intend to
vote for llryan and every democrat
who intends to vote for McKinlcy.
Oeoiiok 11 Sweesev has teen ap-
pointed by the silver party national
president of tho various non-partisan
silver and bimetallic clubs of the
United States and has called a national
convention of such clubs to meet at
Chicago September S3. Tho repre-
sentation will be three dclegatcs-nt-large
from each club of 20 or mora ntid
ono additional delegate for every SO
members on the club rolls.
A Mon of 25 white men entered the
nut of flvo negro cotton pickers at
Hillside Tex. nnd shot Anderson
Vaughan becauso ho was slow In re
ponding to their command "llundr
op." Ho nnd his companions wcr
taken out and Vaughan who fell or-
the ground was beaten and kicked tc
loath. Tho other four negroes were
Also beaten frightfully.
Nearlv 5000 pcoplo assembled In
tho convention hall nt Saratoga X. Y.
an the 20th to llstan to tho address ol
I llaron Russell of Killowen lord chief
lUHtlco of Lngland on "International
Arbitration" before tho Amorlcnn liar
Frank Kiscii and a helper wcro suf-
focated whllo working In a well 00 feet
Jeep near Waldo Wis.
Fire destroyed tho house of John
I'cldbneh ut Watcrtown S. I). burning
him t death together with his two
laughter. Tllllc and Mattle aged 18
and 10 years.
Frank Hii.eh a half-breed Indian
from tho Her. I'crcos reservation wus
taken from tho Asotin (Ida.) jail and
hanged by a mob for tt brutal assault
on n young woman.
Fire brokd out nt Columbus Ga.
and Lewis' dry goods store und two
other stores were gutted from cellar to
Thiikk mill workers triod to cross tho
Monongaheln river at Pittsburgh Pa.
in u small yawl nt midnight und the
boat capsized aud two wcro drowned.
Thoy wore all under tho Influence of
Pete Rvan foreman of tho St. Law-
rence mlno nt tlutte Mont nnd Jack
Cumpbell and John Manning miners
wcro killed by a fall of tho cago from
tho top to tho bottom of tho 1200-foot
The federal commissioner of labor
Carroll I) Wright has issued a bullotin
containing somo interesting statistics
nnd general Information about convict
labor In the United States.
The 10th animal meeting of tho
American liar association commenced
nt Saratoga X. Y. on tho 10th.
The boiler ut the sawmill at Troy
X. C. exploded and killed live men and
injured four others seriously.
The dwelling of Harry Hutclilns of
Wabash Ind. was wrecked by nn ex-
plosion of natural gas und four persons
were Injured. There was a leak In tho
pipe and the plumber struok- a match
to find it.
-Henry Wild at Louisville Ky. on
to 18th shot nnd killed his wife and
then committed suicide. Ho had been
on a spree for somo time.
The Yaquls employed In placer min-
ing In the Alt-r district 80 miles south-
west of Xogalcs Ariz. to the number
of 1000 liavo risen in rebellion.
At a game of baseball at Poplar
Grove Ark. between negro boys of
tho Polk and Lowdy plantations for a
stako of $3 tho umpire gave a decision
Dfrulnftt tlitt Lniidv tinm iulin tlu n...
fciicvci ii-um inuuu u rusu lor iiiu mil
plrc and tho umpire immediately
opened a vuliso and handed out pistols
to hi crowd. After tho battle was
over two were (founil fatally shot and
four others wounded.
The sW) Italians employed on the
sower system of Rome X. Y liavo
struck ujalnst being paid only once a
llv a fire at Sandy Hook Ky nlno
persons were killed and nearly 50
others tnoro or less injured. The Bap-
lists were holding a meeting In a frame
church when It took lire and a portion
of the upper floor fell on tho congre-
gation nnd many pcoplu were trampled
A crowd of 20 bandits attacked tho
village of San Miguel Chihuahua
Mex. and assaulted tho women. Tho
men of the place were ut work- on
Finr. dntrot-1 the Vanwert (O.) in-
firmary and tri) 30 lu mates barely es-
caped with their tire and In their
nlzht clothe Two were badly
burned an old woman had both arm
broken and a do-.n suffered slight in-
juries. Most of the patients had to be
drag.ed from their beds and forcibly
carrie 1 out of doors.
Axorder will soon be issued from the
post office department at Washington
for a material reduction of the carrier
forces in large rlties. This I to bring
the rostof the. tervjee within the ap-
propriation made by the late congress.
A cloudburst struck Mogollon N.
!. recently drowning John Knljht
and an unknown Mexican rendering
about 1OT families homeless and badly
damaging the property of several min-
ing companies. Hardly -a business
house in town escaped damage.
A teleoram from TarrisaGreecesaid
that the Turkish troops had massacred
SO old men women and children in the
villages of Trambano and Komi no.
Macedonia. Tbe troops carried off the
crops and burned both villages.
The secretary of agriculture wa re-
ported ready to let contract for seeds
to be distributed under congressional
frank during 1597. To facilitate work
the United States ha been divided Into
six districts. District two. for which
the sum of $17011 isas-allablc Includes
Missouri Kansas. Oklahoma Texas
Arkansas and Loalsiana.
Ixcexdiaries fired tho Cartwright
houf at Creston la. and tbe building
was totally destroyed. Several guests
had narrow escapes from suffocation.
Ox the Geosirio sugar estate in Cuba
20 peaceable Cubans were shot nnd
bayoneted In cold blood by Spanish
troop. The authorities suspected
that the proprietor was paying tribute
to the insurgents to be allowed the
pririlcgo of operating.
A terrific boiler explosion took
place on the 10th in Rockland park
Xew York where a new sewer was
being constructed. The contractor
was blown 100 feet and probably
fatally Injured and somo 20 others
wero more or less injured. All the
houses In the neighborhood were
Farmer In ltrookficld township. 111.
wcro reported greatly exercised over a
new cattle disease which had broken
out among their kcds tho animal go-
Hexrv Will a peddler at Iouisv!lle
Ky. shot and killed his wife and then
blew out his own brains. He also
tried to shoot his son but missed him.
Tho woman wa pleading with her
drunken husdsnd to go home.
Six hundred employe of the Adams
Express Co. in New York and Jersey
City went on a strike on the 15th.
In Clark county. Ky. the boiler of a
thresher exploded and killed four
boys. The engineer had gone to din-
ner nnd the water got too low.
Fire at Lancaster Ky. on tho 18th
destroyed all the buildings on the cast
side of the public square Including
the post olllcc.
The Xewbanks oil well at Sisters-
vllle W. Va. took fire und burned the
derrick nnd several thousand barrels
of oil. There Is no way to put out the
lire and the loss to the owners will bo
enormous as the well was doing 200
barrels a day.
The hard times have caused no fall-
ing off In the number of passports Is-
sued by the state department nt Wash-
ington to Americans to go abroad.
The Great Fulls (X. Y.) Milling Co.
has shut down mills 2 and S for a short
time throwing 1000 hands out of
In the country near Crawfordsville
Ind. hogs und cattle wore reported dy-
ing by the hundreds from the poison-
ous bites of lllcs.
Tiioumi the gravediggers worked
night and day nt Xcw York tho supply
of graves could not fill the demand on
tho 10th. There was also a shortage
of hearses and It was necessary to bor
row 30 from Xow Jersey and 12 from
Philadelphia. There wcro 400 funer-
als lu Xew York during the day and
200 in Rrooklyn being mostly heat
In a fit of jealousy Charles Xelson
shot and killed his wife In their home
at Chicago on the 17lh. After sending
two bullets into tho woman's breast
the murderer tired a shot at his thrco
yeur-old dnughtcr inflicting u slight
wound. The murderer was arrested.
Tim: chemical laboratory building ol
tho University of Illlnolsnt Champaign
wa1 utmost destroyed by tiro on the
10th the reiiilt of a stroke of light
nlng. The building was damaged S20
000 ii ml tho contents ubout 550 uoo.
Tin: big general maps of the United
Mntes have justbeen issued by tho gen-
eral lajid ofllco for this year. Tho fea-
ture Is tho division of the country lute
teellons marking various cessions und
purchases from other governments.
Ecu exe HritTwa urrestcd at Chi
cago charged with murdering his wife
and two babies ut Dallas Tex. n few
week ago. Tho bodies wero discov
crcd In a cistern.
Sl'RKADlNO rails caused by the in
Unse heut wrecked tho second scctiop
of tho California express on tho Den
vcr & Rio (iranilo railroad near Pueblo
Col. on the 15th. Tho engineer and
fireman wcro killed. Xone of the pas
sengers were hurt though tho train
turned on its side.
Three men were killed and over a
dozen injured several fatally by tho
rollapso of a four-story building at
Eau Claire Wis. on the 17th. The
men were engaged In pulling it down.
Oscar Reed a love-sick boy. IS year
old shot himself at Fort Worth Tex.
because his parents told him ho was
too young to get married.
The feature of tho second day of tho
national encampment of tho Union
Veterans' union nt Itinghamton X.
Y. on the 10th was the pa ratio of tho
veterans about 500 belli.' in line.
In a head-end collision nn the Haiti-
more A. Ohio ut Torch Hill O. Engi-
neer Fred Rump and Fireman Huffman
wore instantly killed. The engineer
nnd fireman of the freight train wero
The great Hessemcr steel works nt
Pueblo Col. have shut down and will
not resume operations until after tho
presidential election. The shutting
down throws over 1500 men out of
Australia is tho greatest golgjpup-
ducing country in the world Injl80i
protlucIng8ll.7C0.00a The goldBnlne
of South Africa come next wlthjsll)
271000; the United States hotiUtiitr
rank with 539500000; Russia l.fourt.
with $21133400. M
Mrs. James G. Iltalne wUlYerec-" j
tomb In Augusta Me. In which " II
bo laid tho remains of her soled ' is
band und their two sons. ? '
Very young children nrsugt nsl-
live to pain to any greatjexte.t.' Dr.
Gcuger calculates thattens if ly it
seldom clearly shown Irjjjeas.tham foui
or flvo weeks after birth and before
that time Infants da not al t irs.
OEY STAPLES CO. I
Volume of Business Docs Not Ex-
pand an Inch.
MICROSCOPE IS USED OX CREDITS.
Dlsrcancln- llrporl from the Foatb
I-lcnor ITtiulMate Points He-
ports Hajer- taat
New York. Aug. 5i Bradstreet's to-
morrow wiM say.
General trade throughout tbe United
Ht&te Is praeticalir enfind to rtaple
lMie. Tbe voturae of business Is no
larjrer. "Where order have Incrcar-
pd In number they are smaller In size.
In almost .!! instances th-y are based
on nar-by requirements. The feature
of tbe wlc U the increased dlfflculiy
In rnakln- collections and the b'hr
rates for mercantile dhcount. Credits
ere beinff scanned more closely thsn
heretofore and are jrranted less tretiy.
Ilusinens In South Carolina Is retarded
by drought and in northern IuUlana.
Texas southern Arkansas and Mhlz-
1 slppl prolongrd drought has eo Inter
fered with business in seme sections
that it amounts to a. calamity. Some
northwettehmacEilh B shrdlu etaoln
northwestern lumber milts have shut
down owing to low prices and difficulty
In obtaining money while demand for
woolens for spring delivery Is not yet
euinclcnt to rturt up machinery.
At Chicago there Is a more hopeful
feeling among dealers In dry goods
clothing and ahoes. In which sjles have
Increased. Southern and southwestrrn
buyers hase appeared In St. IxmU and
are buying with material freedom for
all wants. Kansas City rcportt rooA
wales In all lines and that rains have
Insured large corn and fruit crops In
At St. Paul there has oeen a better
dfmand for hardware and drugs.
Wheat exports continue well total
shipments from both coasts of the Uni-
ted States and from Montreal this weuk
flour Included as wheat amounting to
2991.693 bashels agalnH 2.63S.O00 lart
week and as compared with 2.359000
bushels Is the week n year ago and
with 3.1&2.OO0 bushels two years ngo.
The total business failures In the
United States are 24 this week six
more than last week 72 more than In
the week one year ago am) 13 more
than In the third week of August 1891
the period of extreme depression after
the panic In 1S93. The feature of tho
week's failures Is found In the number
of embarrassments among concerns of
large capitalization thlrty-flve with
from 15000 to 120000 capital or one
more than last week; twelve with from
0'CO to t-0000 the same an one week
ago and nine with from 150000 to
J100.000 capital compared with six last
week. Only two failures are reported
with from 100000 to 600000 capital
ugalnst Ave last week.
There are thirty bulncjs failure re-
ported fromlhe Canadian Dominion thl?
week against thlrty-flve last week thlr.
ty-seen in the week one y-ar aga and
thirty two years ago.
CUriTAII.3tE.NT CUTS NO 1'KIUlti:
MaiiufHf-turrri I'roiluc'n Cnntlnnn lie.
prroPil In hpl of It.
Xew York Aug. 22. Tt. G. Dun A
Co.'s weekly review of trade tomorrow
Political events of the week had no
definite influence upon business pros-
pects for the phenomenal variation
In sterling exchange nnd the beginning
of Imports of gold may be fairly at-
tributed to the accumulating exes." of
merchandise exports over imports to
which attention has been repeatedly
called exports from New York for th.i
past two weeks having been 20 per cent
larger than Imports hero 21 per cent
Hmaller than last year. The rapid
movement of grain and the unusually
t-arly marketing of cotton tends strong-
ly to aid the banking syndicate which
has undertaken to regulate foreign ex-
change. Speculation has advanced wheat over
1 cent during rhe week corn a small
fraction and cotton c the principal
motive power being reports of Injury
to growing crops. As before the un-
favorable accounts respecting wheat
are In fomc measure discredited by
the continued heavy movement from tho
farm western receipts hnvlng been 10-
C97.137 bushels In two weeks ucalnht
6.759.3G3 bushels last year. With pri-
ces 8 centB lower than last year Mich
a movement cannot be Interpreted as
a sign of deficient yield. The Atlantis
exports for the same week have been
flour included 4.S92.6C0 bushels against
2935233 last year and while the In-
crease Is encouraging It scarcely cor-
responds with current account of de-
Dclent yield In somo foreign countries.
Tho movement of corn continued heavy
although the price i still o low tnat
one wonders why the product la put
Into cars Instead of Into hogs. The
alarm about the destruction of cotton
lias ben most vigorously worked here
and abroad and has really raided the
price although It is yet to be seen
whether the yield has been so far di-
minished as to warrant a price nearly
n cent higher than a year ago.
Some additional heavy failures In
the lumber trades call attention ta the
continuing deprewlon which appears
to result at least In part from expec-
tations entertained by many that the
untimely Increase lm new building dur-
ing th past year would be permanent.
The Iron and steel manufacturers re-
port depression. Ilesemer pig has sold
nt HO.sO and nearly all llnlshed pro-
ducts ar- being sold below the current
quotations. There Is a rapid curtail-
ment of produotlon the Illinois Steel
company having only seven of Its eev-
enteen furnaces at work but In spite
of this the supply of finished products
appear to greatly exceed tho steel rails
to Japan for refitting railways In that
country which makes an aggregate
of 45.000 tons exported during the year.
Nothing enwiraglng can yet be said
regarding the woolen manufacture and
the demand for goods even at reduc-
tion In price. Is still disappointingly
-mall. Sales of wools at three chief mar.
kets have been only 7.670000 pound?
In three wevks against 16637200 laM
year und 23361100 In the same week cl
H9!. A havy sale of poton good!
broubht prices which were considered
ijulte encouraging and the current de-
mand ! fairly maintained although
the mills are not In condition to make
large contracts tor to future. In view
of the rlso In raw material. In gen-
eral the working force for the textll
branches does not appear to have In-
creased. COWHKItli Wll.l. 1IU NA3IUXJ
Kiii.ti Clt' ICi-jlujrur Ilia DcMocratlo
Clinic for t'ongre4.
Kansas City Mo. Aug 22. In the
Democratic congressional primaries
Here today ox-Mayor V. S. Cowherd
n out-and-out free sliver Democrat re-
ceived everything and it Is now settled
beyond doubt that he will be his party's
nominee for congress. The gold Demo-
;rata had no candidate before the pri-
Itoer Ilurfhtrs to be Armed
London Aug. 2;. A dispatch to the
Dally Mall from Cape Town nsya that
the Trankvaal government Is issuing
fu'ther orden providing f j' th arming
of the Be r wUk'Kaer&k
PINGKEE FAVORS SILVER.
Cnaa-! Attitude nt slip Krrmbllmn 'ouil-
for Ooit lor of Michigan.
IIostwc. Aug. SI. Mayor Pincree of
Detroit republican candidate for gov-
ernor of Michigan announces that he
Is against a single gold standard and
he Is in favor of an income tax. He
takes the position of free coinage of
silver and says he will make his race
for governor ou this line. He be-
lieves that the republican party can le
relied upon to legislate for silver but
(twill be a fearful fight inside the
party lines and among some of the
leaders. Some features of the Chicago
platform are to objectionable that
thev overcome the friendly expression
for silver and In hts judgment there
Is no necessity for a silver republican
to leave the party but he insists that
it Is the best plan to fight it out In
CHILDREN CAUSED IT.
rhrj- irrrchn! a Train Thai Klllrd Two
Men anil Injnrrtl Many Olhrr.
Ca.vtos O. Aug. 21. A thorough In-
vestigation was made Into the cause of
the derailing of engine Xa 40 which
was hauling a work train near Carroll-
ton the locomotive rolling down an
embankment and killing Engineer
Joseph Kirk and Fireman John Har-
dtsty of this city. The Invcsiga-
tion shows the accident to have
been caused by children having
placed three spikes on the out-
side rail of the curve where the derail-
ment occurred. Twenty-six men In the
saboosc escaped death by falling sev-
iral hundred feet down an embank-
ment because the caboose was caught
In the branches of a big tree.
MUST BE ABLE TO READ.
1 Two Germans Ilirml from Citizenship lle-
j mine They Larketl Knowledge of til
j KnglUh Inguage.
I Washington Aug. 2L A young
I German was barred from citizenship
1 yesterday after a practical demonstra-
j tion that he could not read the English
language. Two Germans applied to-
pether to Judge Cole of the district su-
premo court whose recent ruling In
the case of an Italian that nknowlcdge
of the constitution is essential to citi-
zenship created general Interest. Ilolh
Germans said they could read English
and were given n newspaper as a test.
One reached reading requirements nnd
was admitted to citizenship but the
other made so poor a showing that
naturalization papers were refused
tho court holding that no one Is en-
titled to citizenship who is unable to
CHICAGO'S BIG CRIB.
The largest C'alnnon i:rr Ilullt Launched
In tho I'renenee of a lllg Crowd.
Chicago Aug. 31. The big founda-
tion of the new three-mile crib has
been successfully launched. The
structure resembles a huge wooden
water tank more than anything eUe.
It is an immense affair being 20 feet
high 1C0 feet wide and weighs 1750
tons made of oak and steel and is said
to be the largest caisson everconstruct-
ed. It is to be built 14 feet higher of
wood and on top of that will bo placed
25 feet of steel. The completed struc-
ture will contain 750000 feet of lum-
ber and 00 tons of iron. It will bo
three months yet before it is towed to
its final resting place. The launching
as witnessed by an immense crowd.
! A. It. I'nrude Jtelewlng Stands.
St. 1'aui. Minn. Aug. 21. Work on
the reviewing .stands for the big Grand
Army parade two weeks hence has al-
ready begun. The main reviewing stand
has a capacity of 1100 while the total
capacity of all the stands now under
way will exceed 10000. One of theso
stands will be given up to the 2000
children that will constitute tho "liv-
ing flag" nnd their greeting to the
veterans will be one of the main fea-
tures of the parade.
A tireat Jutillie at Mena.
Men'a Ark. Ausr. 21. A great crowd
of excursionists home-seekers and na-
tives of Folk county participated in
tho Menu jubilee yesterday. Ex-Gov.
Fishback of Fort Smith and .State
Senator Adams of Fine liluff delivered
the principal addresses. Among other
things. Gov Fishback said that the
percent of illiteracy was lower in Ar-
kansas than in any Xew England
state New York or Pennsylvania.
I'uaIoii in Oklahoma Agreeit Uon.
GuTHitlK Ok. Aug. 21. The terri-
torial central committees of the demo-
crats and populists in joint session
liere agreed upon fusion on congress-
man the democrats to indorse Rev.
Callahan tho populist nominee. The
agreement Is opposed by leading demo-
crats here and a strong eiTort will be
made to defeat its ratification ut the
territorial convention at El Reno Sep-
(en. .Inhn S. Moshy fur MeKlnley.
Washington Aug. 21. Gen. John S.
Mosby the celebrated confederate
chieftain has come out for MeKlnley
and bound money and his declaration
Is as full of brilliancy and dash as
wero the great raids which made his
name a household word during tho
war. Ills address appears in the form
of n letter to A. 1'. Howe managing
editor of the Fredericksburg Va.
Turks Kill Klghty Macedonians.
Athens Aug. 2 . A telegram from
Tarrlsa Greece says that the Turkish
troops have nias-acrcd 80 old men
women and children In the villages of
Trambuno and Komino Macedonia.
The remainder of the inhabitants es-
caped to the mountains. The troops
carried off the crops and burned both
Reduction In Tost Office Forces.
Waghinoton Aug. 21. An order
will be issued from the post ofllco de-
partment within a few days material-
ly reducing the postal carrier force in
the employ of the government. This
vs ill be in accordance with tho plans
which the postmaster-general has pre-
pared whereby the cost of tho carrier
service can bo brought within tho lim-
ited appropriations made at the last ses-
sion of congress. The currier forces hi
tho lurgo cities will be cut down the dis-
crimination in favor of the small cities
being due to the small forces which
arc us a rule employed at such places.
Tho Rtrlko of I-advllle Miner.
Lkadvii.lk Col. Aug. 21. One thou-
sand of the striking miners wero In
session until nearly 11 o'clock last
night and passed resolutions refusing
to accept the offer of the leading mine
managers to go to work at the old scalo
of wajres until the prices reached tho
average quotations of 75 cents an
ounce. Tho resolutions declare that
the mine managers are trying to
threaten and coerce them. It is now
conceded that no settlement can be
made unless tho miners get their de-
mands and this the nine managers refuse.
j From the Wichita Iiallr Eslc .
According to the Leader Guthrie Is now
I shipping watermelons to Texas.
I A country correspondent of the El Ileiio
Star recently wrota in: "tv are
The city council of Enid h to be asked
to grunt a ftancbhve to an electric light
Whenever a thief In caught In the act In
Oklahoma the newspapers say It was a
Tho supreme court of Oklahoma Is af-
fectlonauly known at home as the Judi-
The land ofllce at Enid Is holding that
only continuous residence and cultiva-
tion will hold a claim.
It Is also charged against Itev. Callahan
that he Is the father of ten children and
!e still ambitious.
Bryan delivered some free silver talks !n
Oklahoma last year according to the Wa-
The Western Union Is putting up a
second wire to handle the business on the
In his speech of acceptance Rev. Calla-
han used the word "defeat" thirteen
times. That was certainly unlucky.
Governor Renfrow Is at work on his an-
nual report which Rill be larger than any-
thing he or any predecessor has put out.
Down at Medford according to the Pat-
riot of that place the Populists cheer for
Watall and the Democrats for Sewson.
It Is raVI that J'jdge Tarsney Is contem-
plating changing his residence to Okla-
homa City. He lives in El Reno at pres-
ent. Dennis Flynn opens the campaign at
Watonga this year. Just as he did two
ears' ago. Watonga as a starter is a
Will Little will run for the Oklahoma
legislature this fall on the gold standard
platform If his constituency wants to put
Dennis Flynn struck Perry last Thurs-
day with his glad hand and made the
w hole ton n feel good smiling as he pasicd
up the street.
The flht on the waterworks plant at
Guthrie has begun again. Its opponents
claim It does not give enough water In the
The iledford Patriot says with great
earnestness that Dennis Flynn -Rill
really receive the biggest majority of his
career this fall.
The Enid Wave publishes the fake In-
galls' letter to the Xew York Journal.
It Is a mighty smooth letter but Ingalls
never wrote It.
The ladles of the Episcopal church are
preparing to glsc a two-act farce entitled
"A Box of Monkeys." It will be modeled
after a Pop convention.
Another convention has come and gone
another year has passed Into the maw of
eternity and Alonzo A. Byers has not yet
been nominated for congress.
The Populists and Democrats of Logan
county will call a Joint free silver con-
sention Sept. 1. Both parties will elect
delegates to the convention.
Kobrt Martin tho railroad magnate of
Oklahoma and the only one Oklahoma
ever had is a candidate for the territorial
council from the Guthrie dlstriot.
The succession of dull sickening thuds
from the south Is nothing more important
than the wet tears of Leo Vincent str'k'ng
the fine alluvial soil of Logan county.
The Democrats will Indorse Rev. Calla-
han when they are ready to take tho first
step to fo'st prohibition on Oklahoma as
soon as it becomes a state and not before.
Answer to correspondent: N'o; Pat
Nagle was not on the committee appoint-
ed by the territorial Democrats to confer
for fusion nlth the terr'torlal Populists.
The Texas papers claim that Oklahoma
is hotter than Texas. The Dallas News
recently declared that the thermometer
had been lis degrees in the shade In Ok-
lahoma. Tho Watonga Republican which Is a
paper which rarely says anything which
It cannot prove declares that Blalfto coun-
ty w'll get J33000 out of Its cotton crop
When the Guthrie baieball club won a
game from Oklahoma City the other day
the Oklahoma City papers said: "The
tiuthrle club maddened by defeat at last
takes tho game."
Probably the most wonderful piece of
typographical ork ever executed In the
territory Is a table of cancelled warrants
In the Watonga Republican of August 6th.
Editors should look It up.
A great number of Oklahomans go to
the Rocky mountains In the summer.
Some day the railroad will run to Wichita
Mils and Oklahoma will have tho great
summer resort of the south and west.
If Reverend Callahan Is elected to con-
gress he will get up and make one speech
In favor of fro? silver. Then the house
will request that the fellows who have a
vote do the rest of the talking.
The Oklahoma qtty Republican calls the
people of El Reno thugs and hoodlums.
That Is very foolish language and should
be avoided. No community should be put
under a generalization like that.
The new silver certificates Issued by
the government are thick In the cast but
none has appeared In Oklahoma or Kan-
sas yet. Kansas and Okahoma have a hard
time getting hold of any of the nation's
A year ago Iscnbcrg of Enid and Jake
Admire of Kingfisher agreed that both
old part'es would make them swallow a
gold plank. Now Isenberg points out
triumphantly that Admire haa had to do
all the ewiallow'ng.
Die Enid Wave wants a fcommlttce of
fifteen business men organized for tho pur
pose of watching over the Interests of
tho city. It says commercial clubs are
The Enid Wave has a new correspond-
ent from Lahoma. He Is so Socratlc he
says: "There Is Just a few too many Jeal-
ous hearted people In this vicinity at pres-
ent who are causing too much 111 feeling
to get along very well so please kcp
There are somo Oklahoma Democrats
who sincerely believe It Is possible for
the opposition to defeat Dennis Flynn
this year. How anyone Is going to be
cble to go before the people and get them
to bel'.evj that he can do more for free
homes than Dennis Flynn has done Is not
apparent now. It would seem Impossible.
WIT AND WISDOM.
"Does your bnby walk yet Mrs.
Tarbell?" '-Walk? Hless you no.
IJut h ran ride all around the nursery
en his little b'.kc!" Cleveland Tlain
"your friend la a man of mean.
Ii he not?" "Man of means? Well 1
should rather say he was keeps a
.afetv ir tandem and a duplex." X. Y.
"Hall one!" yelled the umpire.
-Good eyeF'shouted Cbimmy. "Strike
one!" the umpire called. "Dat's his
odder eye" exrlnlmcd Chimmy. In-
"Do you love me" she ossed fond-
ly. "Dearly." replied he. "Would you
die for me"?' "No my precious one.
Mine Is an undying Iotc." She had tc
make tho best of this. Town Topics.
"What 1 object to about the 'new
woman" said the apprehensive man
"is that she pusl.fs ahead too far.U"
"Oh I don't know" replied the man in
blcjcle clothes. "You get a taudcrn
and ride up a hill with one of them
nnd you'll find out your mistake."
Amateur "minimus poet" (who hru
calletl nt the office for three months)
"Could you ue a little poctn of
mine?" Editor (ruthlessly deter-
mined that this shall be hts final visltl
"Oh I think so. Thexe are two or
three broken panes of glass and a holt
In the skylight. How large is it?"
What a'strange power there Ls in
silencel How many resolutions are
formed how many sublime conquests
effected during that pause when the
lips are closed and the soul secretly
feels the eye of her Maker upon her!
They are the strong one of earth who
know how to keep silence when It U a
pain and grief unto them and who give
time to their own souls to wax strong
against temptation. Emerson.
"Bottled sunlight" is what they call
tesla's new light.
Lightning struck a young man who
saa drhing near Martinsburg W. Va.
ind so shocked him that his fingers had
k be pried from the reins and his
jliysician fears that paralysis may set
Lightning split two oak trees from
the top to the ground just outside tko
iouse of J. B. Lee. Jr. near Myrtle-
rllle Va. and then passing down the
shimney killed Mr. Lee and shocked IiIh
wife child father and brother who
nere sitting about the hearth.
The officers of the Oakland (Cal.) San
Leandro fc Hay wards Electric railway
do not agree "with President Yreelund
sf the Metropolitan Traction company
!n his policy of discharging employes
frequently and hnve established a grad-
uated wage system to encournge long
terms of sen ice on their line.
SPORT AND PASTIME.
A one-legged newsboy in Builulc
sencs a Toute of papers on n bicycle.
Dr. James P. Cocke of Boston though
blind is cue of the most enthusiastic
bicycle riders. He rides a duplicate
with Mrs. Cocke.
When Linton tho professional bicy
clist was buried the other day his bi-
cycle draped in black was led behind
A letter hso been discovered in the
British museum which gives the origin
of the game of billiards. It was in-
vented by n London pawnbioker wIioei
name was William Kcw.
Cricket wns first played In England Ir
150S at a place called Broad-lmlfpennj
common in eastern Hampshire. It l
proposed to celebrate in some way tb
tercentenary of the change from "clul
ball' to cricket.
When a painter claims to use nothing but '
drst-olass material and yetmlxcs his paints
with 1 o and v ater water Iyer ho is. Texas
Too MANTtncn praise their wives most
after they bury them. Bain's Horn.
Tour nerves upon rich red blood and you will
toibc nervous. Blood la made rich und pure by
The One True Dlood Purifier. All druggists. 11.
Hood's Pills are always reliable. 25 cents.
made the rate one cent
per mile to St. Paul for
the Thirtieth Annual
Encampment G. A. R.?
alone granted a return
limit of thirty days on
all tickets to the next
Encampment at St. Paul?
deserves the united sup-.
port of all the members
of the Grand Army and
their hosts of friends?
Will you patronize? Under
other things being equal
surely it will be the
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