Beaver Herald. (Beaver, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 11, No. 31, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 13, 1898 Page: 2 of 4
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Tho Boavor Herald.
W. I. DllUMMOND Publisher.
BRAVER i I OKLAHOMA
Tun commlMloncr of pensions say
there nro fiO.OOO pension attorneys In
Tiikiir were 1083 mnrrlngo licenses.
Issued In Kansas City Mo. during 1807
or nt tho rnto of 33 n week.
Tin: Now York Hcrnlil says that 00-
000 families In Now York rccalvo thulr
solo support lhruii(tlt Iho ulTorts of
Aiikiuca.v property owners In Cuba
have lost It Is stated S20.000.000
through Spain's iiiulndnilnUlmtlott of
Nkam.v 1000 persons took pnrt In a
progressive euclire party In Phlliulel-
plila tlio other evening for the boncilt
of St. Teresa's Roman Catholic church.
Ahout 1100 post olllees throughout
tho United States wcru assigned to tho
money order clasi on January 3. This
mokes approximately 85000 postoftlces.
at which money orders may ho now ob-
tallied or cashed.
IN nn address buforo tho Illinois
Ktato Teacher association at Spring"
field President K. llcnjamln Andrews
of Hrown university strongly urged
frco text-books and favored free
lunches In tho schools.
Moiik states will elect governors or
other statu olllcers In 180S than wore
chosen In 1607 legislatures which will
chooso United States senators will bo
clouted In many states and n house of
representatives of 357 mi-inborn will be
Ok.v. Mii.kr has recommended It was
reported that tho uniform of thq
United States army bo changed to cor-
respond with tho moro gorgeous uni-
forms of European armies but Secre-
tary Alger does not think favorably of
Tins members of tho Woman's Chris-
tian Temperance union liavo organised
u vigorous campaign against this sale
of liquor In tho ofllclal restaurant at
tho congressional library nt Washing-
ton. Tho women propose to lay the?
matter before tho president.
Tiik Chicago fc Northwestern Rall-
svay company recently gave u mortgage
for 8105.000000. It covers 378'J.i!U miles
of road In actual operation ami a rail-
way 115 miles long under construction
from Rig Suamlco Wis. a. point on tho
Tiik applo crop of lbOtl on this
continent tho Now York Sun says
was by far tho greatest over known.'
It Is now estimated to have amounted
to 70000000 barrels. Tho applo crop
of tho present year will be It Is said
about ouo-thlrd as large as that of last
year It Is now estimated at 30000000
barrels. This however Is moru than
uu nvcrago crop.
Tiik Rainy Day club of Syracuse N
which was organized with a flour-
ish of short skirts last spring has col-
lapsed owing to tho sensitiveness of
tho members to criticism. A news'
paper cartoon broke tho spirit of tho'
girls. This represented that tho club
liad bcon formed for vulgar display
rather than for tho promotion of dress
reform and was so pointed that the
members concluded to abandon tho
"object lesson' promenades on rainy
Prof. Gatks of tho Smithsonian
institute at Washington uftcr years
of scientific investigation declares
that science will put au end to
all crime. This Is tho calm judgment
of the deeply learned man who has de-
voted his life to research. Ho an-
nounces not as a possibility but as
a fact that tho murder in a man's
brain can Too removed by tho surgeon's
knife. If tho diseased part can be
defiuttely placed it can bo either cut
out altogether or treated so as to be-
vonio healthy when tho victim be-
comes a normal man.
Thkuk is a project on foot to build
an elevated railway from New York to
Chicago to be operated by electricity
Tho capital of tho proposed company
is placed at 5100000000. Such western
capitalists as Marshall Field and 1. D
Armour are. said to be backing tho pro-
ject. Tho road will be built in 100-foot
pans and will carry passengers and
express leaving heavier articles to bo
carried by tho steam railroads. It is
claimed that on a road of this kind 100
miles an hour can safely be made.
Tlto.se interested lu the project will it
Is said appeal to congress for a char-
ter. A iiui international health exposi-
tion will open in New York on April
25. The promoters propose to mako
their show practical scientific and ed-
ucational covering everything that re-
lates to health Indoors and outdoors
and showing all the sanitary and
hygienic progress of tho century Sn
House heating ventilation plumbing
and so on ami also comparative ex-
hibits of new and primitive hospital
arrangcmcutL systems of sewerage tor
cities and villages a modern school
room and the other kind model tene-
ments health food and mauy other
The figures compiled by tho Rail-
road Gazette show that tho new rail-
roads built in tho United Slates in tho
year 1S37 amounted to about 1.93S
mites The.se figures are partly esti-
mated and are subject to small correc-
tion. Tho number of miles of new
railroads built in the year lSW was
1337 and in the year ISM 1023 miles.
California built more track than any
other state lu 1SU7 namely 100 .miles
and the largest amount built by any
one railroad was 2t5U5 by tho Kansas
City l'lttsburg & Gulf. Missouri built
110 miles of now track but in Kansas
not a mile was laid.
Wir.AHli Kuison has a scheme for tho
application of a modified form of Ids
ore separator now used in tho develop-
ment of iron ores of a poor quality to
tho treatment of gold ores of the same
grade lie Is convinced that there is
not a single abandoned gold claim in
tha country where gold was ever dis-
covered from which tho precious ore
canuot bo extracted in quantities to
ly a bljt margin of profit. This pro-
cess tn the development of gold ores
ho said will not differ substantially
from tho i.hcl at iron w;lng.
The wining is all done by machluery
band ouly directing the mechanism.
yXAJ-t-t-M-M-l-f-M .M.-M. -..-.
NEWS 01? THE WEEK.
Qlotinod "Oy Toloffrnph nnd Mn.ll.
PIWtSONAI. AND 1'OMTIOAl-
Tiik Wct Hide Slnglo Tux club of
Chicago hns tueiuorltillrcd President
MoKlnlcy asking him to ficttlo tho
Indian question by applying tho single
tax prlnolplo to tho liidlnu territory.
ItlC.VJAMlN Ruttkiiwiiiitii thu piitunt
roiumlssloncr was reported seriously
111 on tho 3d at Thomasvlllu On. of
kidney troublo n ml gravo fours were
felt for his recovery.
Tin: opponents of Murk Ilnnna cap-
tured tho Ohio legislature on the :id.
Tho antl-Haunii speaker wns elected
by n vote of 60 to B'J and tho senate
was democratic by one.
Skchktaiiy Ai.okii Is sanguine that
tho bill providing for an Inureaso In
the standing army of two additional
regiments of artillery will pass con-
gress. Ho bus Information that nn
agreement hns been reached between
thu lenders of tho senate and tho houso
on tho measure.
A lUHi'ATOii of thu nth stated that
thuro wns a general feeling In England
and on thu London stock exchange
that tho situation lu China was im-
proving. It was believed that tho
Chinese loan of 10000000 would bo
guaranteed by tho ltrltlsh govern-
ment. A st'Kci A I to tho Chicago Tribune from
Washington on thu 0th said that Spain
was considering n formal request to tho
United States to uso lis good olllees to
stop tho fighting In Cuba all uiTorts of
Spain to bring tho subordinates of Go-
mes to surrender on tho basis of homo
rulu having proven futile. Tho Cuban
republic It was said will insist on
formal recognition before undertaking
tuiy negotiations with thu United
States. There wns a belief that tho
ptibllu nunouncumont of tho accept-
nnco of this country as a mediator will
result in an instant revolution in
At Jackson Miss. tho joint demo-
cratic legislative caucus nominated
Congressman II. I). Money to succeed'
tha Into Senntor Oeorgo as United
States senator from Mississippi.
M 1 8 CKLLAN KOCS.
"Km" Mtmi'iiv a noted gamblor
was shot dead und Frank Dean and
Martin Uonnhuo were probably fatally
wounded hi u quarrel in a saloon at
Chicago tho other night. From nn eye-
witness of tho shooting It-appeared to
be that Donahue killed Murphy in self-
defense and Dean was shot while act-
ing' as peacemaker.
Tiik American Express company In
Now York wus robbed on tho Oth of
S'.O.SSJ and Clark Rraden dr. n trusted
employe is missing. Tho theft gave
rlso to a wild report which was tele-
graphed over the country to thu effect
that the company had been robbed of
SI 000000 which had been given It for
Eimrr million feot of lumber wus
burned on thu docks of tho Saginaw
Lumber A Salt company at Crow
Sslaud near Saginaw Mich. oil tho
Oth. Tho docks ami drill houso were
also destroyed. Loss 8120000.
Mils. Jasiks liAKKit living near
Frank ford Del. gave birth to quad-
ruplets lately. There were two boys
and two girls. All doing well.
ltunat.AU broke into tho ofllcu of
the Standard OH company near Alto.?
III. tho other nltrht and blew up tho
safe with dynamite. Tho explosion
was terrific tho safe door being blown
open and r.lmost tho entire ofllco
wrecked. There was only 830 in the
safe and this was nil the robbers got.
A MK.vo.KK account o( the whipping
to death of Dave Hunter a negro by a
party of farmers nt Clinton was re-
ceived at Colui-bli S. C tho other
night. The man iiad been a tenant on
a farm in the neighborhood and had
violated his contract by secretly mov-
ing away. Ho was caught soon after
by a party of men tied ami terribly
whipped from the effects of which he
ItLooniiouxns were given the scent
of the men who recently tried to wreck
a passenger train at Murray la. and
they followed it across tho fields from
the Rurllngton tracks till It ended In
some boxcars at a small station on tho
Great Western road 13 miles south.
It was thought tho men took u freight
Rkcavsk of u proposed reduction of
wages tho electrlo cur motormeu ami
conductors of tho Rrlstol (Tenu.) Street
railway went on n strike. It was said
no cars were running and it would be
a week before nn agreement could be
Axotiiku great pralrlo lire 'was re-
ported in Cameron and Nueces coun
ties Tex. Tho large ranches of John
11. Kenedy and .1. II Armstrong were
burned over und many thousands of
acres of Cno grass destroyed.
Nkws was received from tho Algorn
Agricultural mid Medical college for
colored people near Rodney Miss. that
the president of tho college 12. tl. Trip-
lets was shot and fatally wounded
while on his way to a prayer meeting
by an unknown ii&sassln.
A nisr-ATCH from Albany N. Y.
stated that a giant combination had
been formed of tho print paper man-
ufacturers which will bo known as
tae International l'apcr company with
a capital stock of 850000000 The
trust will take formal possession ol
tho various mills lu the combination
on January 14.
TitK reldcnco of W S. Carver ncai
Knv Center. Ok. was burned to the
ground early the other morning and
his remains were found in tho cellar
partially burned with a bullet in bis
skull. The supposition was that
Carwr was murdered.
A HAMC at Morehead Ky. opened it
doors for busluess tho other morning
by the readlug of psalms and an invo
cation by a minister utier wnicn
various addresses were made.
FkeIikkick "ivMK. cx-pollce com
mlsslonerof Rochester N. Y was in
the act of throwing some parcel from
the window to hl coachman when ho
tell out and was killed.
Mon. Tuo. Wod
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An explosion of t.fiOOquarls of nltro-j
flyccrlno near ltooth nu oil town near
Toledo O. killed an oil well shooter
nnd wiped out of existence n team of
horses nnd w-gon. A piece of tho
man's llesh and tho head of olio horse
was all that wns found.
A mammoth Ice house In courso of
construction nt Whltmorc Lake Mich.
collnpsed tho other day and two men
wero Instantly killed flvo others prob-
ably fatally Injured and a dozen moro
Till' mission school building of the
I'rcsbytcrlnn board of homo missions
nt Tnhlcqiinh f. T wus recently
burned by inccndlarlrs.
I'KTKH Maoneh and his wife of Rose-
dale Col. wore cruelly beaten by rob-
bers whoso purposo It was to got open
u largo snfo lu Mr. Mngncs' houso In
which It wns thought ho kupt lnrtro
sums of money. A nephew however
summoned somo neighbors and tho
robbers ran off.
Tun M-year-old daughter of linos
Ilulldcrback who lives near Morris
City III. was burned to death by hor
clothing catching lire from n fireplace.
At Orllnda Robertson county Tenn.
Duko llrewcr wps ncc'dentally shot by
Alex Ilarucd while returning from a
rabbit hunt and bled to death before
medical utd could arrive.
Tin: commissioner of pensions has Is-
sued a lotter to special examiners to
wntch pension nttornays und report
any solicitation for business before
Jho pension bureau on tludr part.
At llandnna Ky. Henry Reed a
wealthy farmer and his wlfoAvent out
to dinner und left a seveii'inonths-old
balm In tho sitting room lu n rooking-
chair covered with quilts near a fire-
place. Tho ltvo coals fell from tho flro-
plncu nnd Ignited the clothing over tho
chair burning the child to death.
Tiiiikk men were killed In tho Avon-
dalu initio nenr Wllkcsbarro l'a. on
thu Mh by an explosion of gas.
Wit.t.iAM IIakkii who nssnsslnatcd
his brother and his brother's wlfo nt
Fulrbury Neb. a few days ago was
run down by bloodhounds nnd as tho
crowd drew near to tho barn in which
he had taken refugo tho hunted mnu
shot himself to death.
Sk.vatoii Mason will soon prepare
and Introduce a bill In tho sennte for
n special appropriation for a corn ex-
hibit nt tha l'urls exposition. He
hopes by this means to second tho ef-
forts of our representatives In F.uropc
In widening tho mnrkuts for this
cereal. In the ilscm year ended June
1807 tho United States exported 31-
000000 bushelr. of corn nnd 1000000
barrels of corn meal
A. C Tannku acting commissioner
of 1 ml Inn affairs has recommended a
deficiency appropriation of 84.700 for
tho revision of allotments on the Oto
resorvntion. Oklahoma. The work Is
being done by Helen !'. Clarke.
Tiik battle of flowers and floral pro-
cession at Pasadonn Cal. on the 1st
wns a magnificent spcctnclc.
A mo hunt wns being arranged on
the 4th in tho Choctaw nation in the
Indian territory. Tliero.wns to bo 150
deer nnd fox-bounds with tho hunting
party. Charley Colbert the famous
rifle-shot and scout of old Fort Wa-
shita was to lead tho party. Sports-
men from Texas Kansas and tho ter-
ritory were to participate In It.
Just as the l'ort Arthur express on
tho Kansas City l'lttsburg & Oulf
railway pulled out of tho depot at
Kansas City Mo. nt 0:40 p. m. on the
4th two men entered tho express car
and covered Messenger Hyden. of the
Wells-Fargo express with revolvers
bound him and robbed tho local safe.
They then escaped from the train
while it was within the city limits.
Hyden was badly beaten because he
could not open tho big safe.
Wiikv tho Hamilton. Tenn. county
court convened at Chattanooga on the
4th Ksqutres Springfield nnd Ralston
had sume hot words and clinched. In-
stantly the 250 men In the court start-
ed a riot. Clubs chairs cuspidors and
knives wero used nnd everybody fought
his neighbor. Tho whole city was
stirred up and moro trouble was feprcd.
Wim.K a political meeting wns being
held at the city hall at London OnU
the floor glvo way and many person
were precipitated to tho floor brlow.
Following tho crash there was a wild
rush to tho doors. Thirty persons
were killed nnd many others were seri-
FoitTY roustabouts of the stcamci
Rob llalll while en route on u train
for Pittsburgh Pa. got into a fight
near Slsterville W. Yo. and two were
killed and another was probably fatal-
ly wounded. Razors aud kulves were
TitK Vandalla depot at Logausport
lnd. was burned to tho ground the
other night. The ofllces books and
private papers of the officials were all
Rkcausk her lover refused to keep
his promts.) to marry her Mrs. Florence
V Alters a widow llviug in Kast St.
Louis III. shot herself through the
FuiK broke out In a storage ware-
house at Farmvllle Vo. the othei
night and before It was subdued 3d
buildings were destroyed. Among the
buildings burned wero 13 tobacco fac
lories and it was estimated that 1000-
000 pounds of the finest tobacco were
destroyed. Hundreds of men were
thrown out of work by the disaster.
Loss S150000; lusurance about one-
third. Aoknts of the Spanish government
recently purchased over 5000 head of
horses in Texas for the use of the
Spanish army in Cuba. A shipment
of 1000 head was made to Havana on
tlio 2d from Alice Tex.
Alt. of tho 8100 silver certl flea es now
In circulation in the United States
representing 820000000 in currency
have been called In by Secretary of
the Treasury Gags on account of tho
discovery of a most dangerous coun-
terfeit. Two counterfeit S100 silver certifi-
cates were found in New York on the
5th. A bank received one in the ordi
nury course of business and tho sub-
treasury received the second one.
1mvuanck companies are canceling
policies on United States courthouses
in the Indian territory being afraid of
Indians who are angry over the aboli-
tion of their tribal courts.
In a recent lecture atTopeka Kan.
upon John Ruskln sonic interesting
contrasts were drawn. It was shown
for Instance that President Kllot of
Harvard who is probably the highest
paid educator in the country receives
810000 a year while the pastry cook
at tho Parker houso in lkvston gets
813000 Clergymen average Sl.W a
day but tho Italian laborers in Chi-
cago get 83.10. Homer begged in the
streets of his native citv. and Milton
was thankful to receive 825 for "'l'ara-
Of tho 20.000 Washington govern-
ment cleiks nearly one-third are wom-
en who receive from 800 to 8L.&04
Florida People Bid for tho Services of
Four Hundred Slalo Prisoners.
GLASS FACTORY TU0UHLE.
A 1'rnnliin Einmlnrr' Ilrnth Mlmnril Tlint
lln t.ril h nuuliln fHinllr Life Alilc-
llixllril I'lillrrmrn In In'e
l'rn.lonl fur Dlnnblllty.
Wkst Palm Rkacii Fla. Jnn. 8.
''our hundred Htato convlula wore lot
out nt auction yesterdny under four-
your leases. Thuy wero mussed In tho
public square most of tliem apparent-
ly half starved and emaciated by Ill-
ness nnd were sold for tho benefit of
tho state. There were both whites
and negroes among them. Tho col-
ored men fetched as good prices us tho
white men. Lending citizens and
farmers fought for tho most promis
ing of tho men who wcru being sold
Into slavery. Tho prisoners wero
dragged off bound hand and foot by
their new masters to serve out thu
time of their sentences.
'Irouhln In h Vlniiiin.(Iln. t'nrtnrjr.
Pirrsiiuiinii Pa. Jan. 8. Instead of
a general resumption of work nt the
window-glass factories of tho country
there may be n ircneral lockout on ac-
count of the difficulty at thu Phillips
Glass company's factory on tho south
side. President Hums Is obdurate and
says ho will obey tho instructions of
the board and insist upon tho rein
statement of Gatherer Ahtman if It re
sults in wiping the Wlndow-Glnsj
Workers' association off the fncoof tho
earth. This statement was made at
noon to-day and after that time sev-
eral members of tho American Glass
compnuy although refusing to mnku
a positive statement prnctlcally ad
mitted that it had. been decided to
stnnd by tho Phillips company nnd
mako no glass until tho trouble Is set-
tled. Ill-nth KlmiTrit n Dnulilfi I.lfcs
LAN8IM) Mich. Jan. 8. The death
of Frank I. Daniels n pension exam-
iner who hnd lived nt Reading Pa. for
several years has brought out tho fact
that ho had two wives and children by
each. His body was brought to this
county for burial yesterday and await-
ing Its nrrlvnl were his wlfo nnd three
children whom ha hnd been support-
ing without interruption. It was ac-
companied by another wlfo and two
children. Each family wns Ignorant
of tho existence of the other. The sec-
ond wife says he showed ler what ho
claimed was a decrco of dlvorco from
his first wife. It was a forgery.
AM. ltotlil rollc-cuim Drawlnc IVnnlonii.
Sr. Louis Jnn. 8. The recent cru-
sade to expunge from the pension list
all persons who are not entitled to the
government's bounty may causo a
slight upheaval in thu police forco of
this city. It is stated on what is con-
sidered the best of uuthorlty that some
50 men on the police force of St. Louis
arc drawing disability pensions from
the government and nt tho same time
drawing their salaries as able-bodied
C1IACK FOR (U)K 11 AN.
niubllrsn llnltvr In Maryland Tempted
tty h Luni; Array uf Offices.
Axx.troLis Md. Jan. a The polit-
ical situation here is full of possibili-
ties. There is no concealing the fact
that tho democrats have prospects of
re-electing Mr. Gorman to the United
States senate. They argue in this
It the tl bolting Iialttmorc republicans hold
together th-y can eel all thsy want and n great
leal more than they have ever dreamed of get-
ting. They can get a police commission ot
Ihelrown choice. They can eloH the trcas-
4rer ot tha state and command tho patronage
of that ottU'p. One ot them can be made
tpeaker ot tho house and they can control the
nttra patronage of tho city hall and all In re-
turn for nlno olcs tor Mr Gorman for tha
HOLD ST. I.OlUS itOHIIKKV.
A l'oital Cur l.oiite.l Under the Sheds of the
Depot While the Clerk MeuU
St. Louis Jan. S- Four mall clerks
entered mail car No. 53S on the Iron
Mountain road while It was standing
under the Terminal station train shed
at 11 o'clock last night and after ar-
ranging for their work lay down to
rest until the fust mail should leave.
When they awoke at -:S0 o'clock
they found that the ear had beeu
ransacked and their watches and about
000 stolen. All of the clerks slept
while the car was being robbed and
the depot olllcers patrolled their regu-
lar beats under the brilliantly lighted
CtllCAUO IIOUjK LUUTKU.
Durlns Uorlls Koter u I'lsca When
There Are Seven l'eople.
Chicago Jan. & Rurglars entered
the house of W. W. Jacobs at Vi Wa-
verly place last evening while seven
or eight persons were in tho house.
and carried away mining stock valued
at about S-'O.OOO besides a collection of
rare coins musical instruments rare
books jewelry silverware and cloth- J
Ing. Jacobs is secretory of the Utah
State Rureau of Promotion and Pub-
licity. Change of lotMl Clerk.
Skoalia. Ma Jan. S. It Is reported
here on apparently good authority that
the headquarters of the rallw7 postal
clerks running out of here over the
"Katy are to be removed from Sedalia
to Kansas CI ty. lly tho proposed ar-
rangements the heavy Texas and
southern mall will be handled at Kan-
sas City. About 2S clerks will be af-
fected. Tlio Work of Fiend.
Coi.oitAPO irrillNGS Cob Jan. S. In
the Portlaud saloon at Colorado City
II. R. Fleetwood and George Huston
colored wero drunk and went to sleep
on the iloor. Some one poured alcohol
ou the drunken men's feet and lighted
it Fleetwood died in horrible agony
yesterday but it is probable that Hus-
ton may recover
lea lou.y ami Tuo Much Liquor.
Fort Scott Kan. Jan. S. Waltei
Catt a prominent young farmer near
this city shot his wife twice then
sent a bullet into his own brain. He
cannot recover. Jealousy nnd hard
drinking were the cause of the crime.
A College. Girl's serloot MHtake.
LAwnxc Knn. Jan. $. Miss Heler
Rrewstcr -of Plcasanton a freshman
at Kansas university took an overdose
ot morphine last night by mistake and
it required hard work on the part of
physicians till after midnight to resus-
MUtlnc student In South A trie
Lawresck Kan. Jan. John Scott
a Kansas university law student who
left his home one night last spring and
who was thought to have wandered off
in a deranged condition resulting
from overwork has turned up la South
IS SPAIN WEAKENING?
4einntlnnl Kmnnr TliMt She Mnjr Accept
tfnrlfi (tain (IihhI Offlccft In Ctih.
CillCAfio Jan. 7. A spectnl to tho
Trlbuno from Washington says:
.Spain In considering a formal request to tho
United States to use Its good ofllces to stop
thoflthllng In Cuba Intimations have been
received nt the stats department that the Ss-
gantu government had becomo convinced that
the only way to save Cuba was to accept the
often proflored good offices of tho United States.
Canovns ropcnlcdly replied to President Cleve-
land declining thcio good ofllces and Haga.tn
did the same last November. Now ihe prlmo
minister has becoms completely disheartened
over tha evident failure of autonomy.
All efforts of Spain to brlrnr the subordinates
of Gome to surrondor on tho bails of home
rulo havo proven futile lllanco has complete-
ly tatted In his efforts to open up communica-
tion with tha Insurgents and I'.indo has like-
wise boen defeated In tho Held. The Sptnlih
minister now feels that the only thing left Is
to accept tho good opines ot Undo Sam In splto
of the humiliation Involved. They hcsltato
Anly bernuso they feel that a public announce-
ment of this fact would result In a revolution
Socret negotiations with tho state depart-
ment nro now nctually In progress. The Span-
ish government has lost the confidence of tho
loyalists In Cuba nnd It recognizes tho fact
that tho Island Itself Is lost entirely unless this
country will nt this late day negotlnte with
tho Insurgents fur somo basis of peace. Tho
Kp.inlih propose that the United States Miould
propose to tho Insurgents an actual armistice
pending negotiations for peace on tho basis ot
American tunninteos of the Integrity of homo
rule or even of independence on a money con-
sideration. A SNUB FOR BITTINGER.
Uncle Nmiii'i Consul to Montreal Freely
lllsek hailed by the St. .latniM flub.
Mo.MTltKAL Can. Jan. 7. United
States Consul General John'L. Rlt-
tlnger was last night blackballed by
tho St. James club the leading soclnl
organization In the city which num-
bers nmong its members tho present
and past governors general of Cnuuda
ninny prominent Canadians and the
principal citizens of Montreal. It Is said
that no fewer thnn 50 blackballs wero
castngalnst tho election cf the repre-
sentative of the United States govern-
ment. Mr. Rlttlnger's defeat was un-
doubtedly brought nbout by an article
published In a Chicago paper il week
ttgo in which Mr. ltlttinger wns mudo
to say that tho Frcnch-Cnnadlau citi-
zens of Quebec wero forming secret so-
cieties und arranging for an outbrcnk
looking to the independence of Canada.
TO RESTRICT PENSIONS.
ConereMmiui Da Armond nt Ml.flourl lias
Introduce!! nn Ititere.tlnir Mea.urf.
Wabiunoto.n Jan. 7. Pension re-
striction is the purpose of a bill intro-
duced by Representative I)e Armond
of Missouri. The title describes it as
a bill to lessen expenditures for pen-
sions nnd to protcctdescrving pension-
ers. The bill provides that "hereafter
no pension shnll be allowed or pay-
ment on account of any pension made
under the dependent pension act of
.1 uue 27 lh'JO to nuy boldicr whomso-
ever nt any time when a peiiblon shall
not be needed for the reasonable sup-
port of such soldier nnd of his family
If ho have a family and the secretary
of the interior shall by suitable regu-
lations and requirements cause this
provision to bo enforced."
CORN IS NOW KING.
Ten Yeitr' Product In Ivans is . lelils 9177-
000000 .Store Than M lirnt.
Toi'KKA Knn. Jan. 7. Secretary Co-
burn of the statu board ot agriculture
has completed a tabulation of thu
values of farm products and livo. stock
marketed in Kansas during tho past
ten years. The figures show that the
Kansas farmers realized over 81 300000-
000 for these products. Contrary to
the general Impression wheat" Is not
king in Kansas Corn outranks it. In
the ten yenrs thu total value of corn
has exceeded that of wheat by S177-
000000. SHOULD BE EXEMPTED.
I Enntlna Donnelly Declare That KHrmers
hs tVeatth-l'roitaccr. Hhoulil Not He
St. Paul Minn. Jan. 7. The Farm-
ers' Alliance met at tho capitol yester-
day. Gov. Clough paid thu farmers
some compliments when he welcomed
the alliance on behalf of the state.
Ignatius Donnelly replied to the gov-
ernor in a long speech in which ho
declared that of right tho farmers
should be exempted from taxation as
the producers of the wealth of the
Mult and Itatrgs-e nt lUnim City.
Kansas Citv Mo. Jan. 7. During
the year 1897 937517 pieces of baggage
were handled in the baggage room at
the Union depot here. This is an
average of 000 pieces a day and shows
an increase over ISM of 44734 pieces.
Tho amount of United States mail
handled at the Union depot last year
was 45194305 pounds an increase of
five per cent over 1890 and tho num-
ber of bicycles which passed through
the baggage department was 3041
against .509 in lc90.
Objecta to Carpetb-er.
Washington Jan. 7. In the execu
live session of the senate Senator Pet-
tigrew chairman of the committee on
Indian affairs made an adverse report
for "home rule" reasons upon the
nominations of the several persons to
le Indian agents. Included in the list
is Edward Goldberg of Wichita Kan.
for the agency nt Quapaw 1. T.
A Treacher lllc Tak.
Nf.w York Jan. 7. Rev. D. Edwnrd
Judson pastor of the Judsou Memorial
church has accepted the chair of prac-
tical theology in Colgate uuiverslty
Hamilton N. Y. and will devote tho
salary he receives to paying off tho
debt of his church. The church is
one of the best kuown in New York
and is burdened with a debt of 8115000.
A Lexow for Clitrato liltee.
SfKiNoricLii III. Jan. 7. A caucus
of the republican members of tho sen-
ate decided upon an investigation of
the Chicago police. A resolution pro-
viding that the president of the senate
appoint a Lexow committee of seven
was adopted by 2S to
Out of INiIltlra fur m While.
Lincoln- Neb. Jan. 7.- W. J. Rryan
who has just returned from Mexico
says the report that he is to run for
congress from this district is un-
founded. "I don't think I am ready
to enter politics again" is the way he
liurclar Enjoy Theuitelre
Sioux City. la. Jan. T. During tht
absence of CapL W. A. Mercer agent
at the Winnebago Indian reservation
thieves entered his house smoked hU
cigars drank his wine ate his pro-
visions and wore his clothes. Then
they packed the portable valuables and
Reiu I tool I Conine t America.
London Jan. ".Six thousand per-
fons including 1.000 "salvation
Ussies" with red white and blue
scarfs took part in the farewell to
Gen. liooth who U about to sail for the
MiWlSf Hi w
Evonta of Intorost Cullod Frorn
I.le stock BnntlarT Honril.
Tho Territorial Live Stock Sanitary
boaid met at tho goiernor's office In
Guthrie and adopted tho rules and
regulations mndo by tlio Nntlonal
Quarantine bomd nt St. Louis lust
month 11U0 eliiumlng thu quarantine
period from February 15 lo January IB.
Tho bomd nlso tlecided to establish
dipping pens along the southern bor-
der of the territory. If the experi-
ment proves successful cattle wl.l bo
admitted as emly us September 1.
Uklnhoma Is divided inlo three dis-
tricts with boundaries as follows:
District No. I all of tho territory
embr.iccd within the bouiuhiries of
Or.mt Ksy Garfield Nob c Pawnee
Lngun Payne und Lincoln comities.
John McOiath Is inspector of this dis-
trict with poslofIl''cnddress St Uwulcr.
DUtrluL Ko. 2 is constituted out of
all that territory embraced within
Poltn wn torn le Cleveland Oklahoma
Kingfisher Canadian and Ill'ilnc coun-
ties. Samuel Matthews Oklahoma
City Is the Inspector.
District No. 3 embraces all Ihu terri-
tory within the boundui-lts of Reaver
Woodwaid D.iy Roger Mills Greer
Washita Custer Woods and I) coun-
ties. W. F. Caulclou Inspector
UhlnlimnH Weather for 1X97.
Rv J. I. Wldcmeyor oborver Oltlu-
hoiun City: The iiveruge tempo nit tiro
for December 1607 was 33.5 degrees
below the Fort Sill normal. Tho high-
est temperature 70 dcgiees occ.iricd
on tho 0 and the lowest six do ices
nbovo zero 011 tha morning of the t.
Tho highest temperature in December
within tho past eightyenrs 75 degrees
occurred on Ihe 2-J IcOO nnd the low-
est one degree below zero 011 tho 3S
The toal precipitation for December
was but .7 of an inch. Tills is tho
least amount on 1 cord for any Decem-
ber. Tho greatest iitnount; 5.35 inches
occurred in 189J.
The aveia'e temperature for 1807 is
59.4degiee. The seven years uveiage
is 50.1 decrees. The highest tempera-
ture wllhln the ear 103 occurred
July 14 and the lowest llirce above
zero January 27. Tho total precipita-
tion for the year Is 28 47 inches. The
precipitation lu 1803 189 and lbCd was
less Mum this aud in lS'jl IS!) J and
With h llullet 111 Ilia llenil.
The residence of W. S. Carver one
mile east of Kuy Center Kay eoupty
was burned to tho ground on tho
morning of Jauuaiy 1. Carver's re-
mains wero found in iho cellar pai-
Inlly burned with a bullet lodged In
R S. Sair of Arkans.is had just com-
pleted 11 house for C.irver. He was
ut a neighbor's a quarter of a mile
away when he noticed the building on
fire. When he nriived at the house
Carver could not I u found.
Salr suys that the do u- to the cellar
in which Carver's body was found was
locked. Salr ulso states that he found
a revolver up stairs with one chamber
empty. He came out doors with the
revolver and fired the four remaining
loads to call the neighbors to the scene.
The supposition is that Carver was
swlue llreetlera Mretlnc
The Oklahoma Ilmptoved Swine
Ureedcr's ussoclutlnn will meet at Ok-
lahoma Citv ou Friduy Junuary 81
1893 at tho same plueu of the meeting
of the Territorial Agricultural aud Ir-
rigation society which meets 011 Tues-
day Wednesday and Thursday Janu-
ary 13 19 aud 20.
Klett New onic.ru.
The new officer- of the Oklahoma or-
atorical association aie: President
Pfaff of the Kdmond Normul. Vice
President D. L. Campbell of the King-
fisher Congregational college. Treas-
urer T. W. Miller of Slillwater col-
lege. Secretary J. F. Hefiler of Nor-
Murdered Man found on l'rnlr e.
Rlackwell Sun: A brutal murder
took place near Medford last Friday
night A. II. Drake was found on the
pialrie Chrlsimus morning almost
chopped to pieces. A man by the
n ime of Freeman has beeu arrested
und charged with the crime.
tie-ere Hut Mnjr ll Juit Puullliineut.
'1 he Woodward News cautions every-
body about lurulutr loose prairie fires
and says: 'Campe:-s especially should
be cautioned against leaving tires arid
it might not be out of the way to hang
several for carelcsness in this respect."
Cure uf the Insane
The number of insane paties at the
Norman asylum during the last quar-
ter ranged from 150 to 1G0 and the ex-
pense to the territory for their care
und treatment was $12000. During
the quarter there were seven death-
The Cloud Chief gin has turned out
1300 bales of last year's cotton.
Cattlemen in Woodward county are
shipping in cotton seed to feed their
It is stated that the Choctaw road
will run a survey through Custer
Oklahoma has exported tons of mis-
tletoe this winter to the eastern states
for holiday use.
Frank Gatchell of Guthrie has sent
to Ohio three Oklahoma sweet potatoes
weighing SI pounds.
The O'Malley boy who were captured
with the Jennings boys used to be
deputy marshals and haul poor farmers
up for cutting government limber.
Six professional female tramps made
a house to house canrasa at Pryur Creek
I. T. last week securing wh-terer
the chsrl table housewife would givt
them ia the war ot clothing and food
ON THE WAITER.
SA'hr Ilia Customer Cnnliln't lint tin-
Soup. A certain literary Herman whose manner
of Micakiim was cxticinely deliberate ana
who disapproved of Impetuosity of any sort
and under any circumstances had an amus-
ing experience in a restaurant one ilny.
He was a well known I'murc among the
patrons of this particular establishment as
lie seldom dined anywlicie else and ho wn
generally served by a waiter who had be-
come used to his way of peaking: but one
day a new waiter took his order and brought
his soup. .
"1 cannot cat this soup" said the gentle-
man slowly not lookitiR up from his plat-.
The man sciml the soup plate before the
customer could finish the sentence and van-
ished Willi it. .
He reappeared in a moment with another
supply of the same soup which he placed
before tlio gentleman and then stood re-
garding him with un nnxious face wonder-
ing hut could be the reason for the soup
"I cannot eat this soup" again slowly re-
marked the literary man.
"Why not sir? What is the matter! '
stammered the unhappy waiter who had r
been told he was serving an important per-
"I cannot eat this soil)" said the literary
genius calmly for the third time ' because
I have not as yet been provided with a
spoon 1" Northwestern Christian Advocate.
.Mnklni? Up Her Mlnil.
"Why Ktliel. what are you doing with
that big 1ned1r.il woik in nur lap?
"Well Arabella you'd nccr guess I am 1
quite sure." . ...
"You ate not going to make a physician
of yourself arc you?' .
''Not nt all. I tun trying to find out which
of nit' two suitors I line enough to marry.
What do you think of that? '
"How can a cjclopacdia of medicine help
0"Well it's this way. Mr. Spondulicks
is 57 years of age. He is wortli ?100000 nnd
has consumption. Mr.Dukkats is 05 years
old. Re is worth S500.000 and has incipient '
llriglit's disease. I thought perhaps this
medical book would help 111c to make lip niv
mind. I have about decided thnt I love
Mr. Dukknts the better. Which would you
ovc?" N. Y. World.
The Cnlinn Scnre.
Although the diplomatic entanglement
with Spain over Cuba to some extent in-
fluencing the stock market Wnll stirct-cx
nects no serious complications. Neverthe-
less serious complication with other mala-
dies may he expected to follow nn nttack of
biliousness which is not checked at the out-
set. The most effectual means to this end is
Hostetter's Stomach Hitters an admirable
remedy moreover for dyspepsia malaria
kidney trouble constipation and nervous-
uess. The Mnn of Moilcrnte Menu.
"I enn't afford" said' the man of mod-
erate means "to go to many iiluces of
amusement hut 1 am admitted free to the
play with the longest run on record 'Tlio
Struggle of Life.' r N. Y. Sun.
Fund nf Golf.
Stokes Is our son fond of coif?
Pogis Fond of it! I should say he was.
Why the young rascal nctually plays it.
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward
'or any case of Catarrh that can not he
ured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. Cheney & Co. Plops. Toledo O.
We the urdersigncd have known F. J.
Cheney for the last 15 jears and believe
urn perfectly hononble in all business
lansactior.s and financially able to carry
mt any obligations made by their firm.
tst & Truax Wholesale Druggists To-
Waldlng Rinnan & Marvin Wholesale
Druggists Toledo Ohio.
HaU's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
acting directly upon the blood aud mucous
mrfnrea nf tlm n-tem Prir 7.1P. Her Vint.
' tic. Sold by all Druggists. Testimonials
Hall -Kumily Pills are the best.
Sns-eil Their Msca.
It yas nt nn afternoon tea and the crush
tvus f;intilv horrid. It hceincd that nothintr
would sate the few men present when one
quick-witted woman exclaimed: "Ladies
please remember there are gentlemen in thp
crowd!" it was nil that preserved the poor
things from n horrible late. Philadelphia
Rackache toothache frost-bites too St.
Jacobs Oil will cure that'g true.
It is one of fate's decrees that lovers must
fall in love before they can fall out. Chi-
cago Daily News.
"Self-Control or Life Without a
A short treatise on The Rights nnd
Wrongs of Men by J. Wilson Ph. D. This
work contains the advanced thought of the
century on Religion Laws Government and
Civilization. It is written in a plain nnd
easy style and any intelligent penon can
appreciate the bock w ho will read it. Price
cloth $1 JO; paper $1.00. Address Courier
Pub. House. Newark N. Y.
"Love never dieth." We learn this as .1
nrniniM.. Wn r-et .iff. aiif.1 .iiir..tn. .. :..
vplves its it were 11 new birth and other fac
ulties to know it us experience. George S.
To Cure n Cold In One Day
Ttllrrt T.1TnlllaTlmmnliiinin.TKI.I. All
. ...... ..... v iJiuiiiu wuilllllC IflUIClB. Jll
druggists refund money if it fails to cure. 25c.
.Illnti.... iii' I. a 1.1I...1 I...1 il
. ... . uv mrre is no ques-
tion as to the blindness of the man who goes
!Y "" ' ""K ilerla'n tnni ne win get jus-
ticeChicago Daily News.
For Whooping Cough Piso's Cure is a
successful remedy. M. P. Dieter G7Throoi
Ave. Ilrooklyn N. Y Nov. 14 9L
The poetical muse sometimes keeps the
Pi? rVkf.Vut .jt '1 he meW8 of tie cat
that disturb the slumbers of other people
Chicago Daily News.
Re sure; neuralgia will cease. St. Jacobs
Oil the cure. Get ease.
Dry liooks cannot always be depended
upon to itWy one' thirst for knowtedge.
Chicago Daily News. "
Like Oil UKin Troubled Waters is Hale's
"?)"-of Horehound and Tar upon a cold
I ike a Toothache Drops Cure in one minute
The mother-in-law often proves too much
Da'ily News! y"WfUdeU U"'er- Ci"
The same old or new rheumatic pains St
Jacobs Oil will cure.
It was a wie man who said it was hard to
love a woman and do anything else.
Look out for colds
At this season. Keep
Your blood pure and
Rich and your system
Toned up by taking
Hood's Sarsaparilla. Then
You will be able to
Resist exposure to which
a aeouuatea system
Would quickly yield.
FREIGHT PUD f" rae- of SUO q. ft or
Manm-! WriiliV lK0n or Wall .n.frlll
-i-niua ..ttn Camp- !. N
A. N. K.-H
W1IEX WHITINO TO AUVIJtTI-KKA
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