Beaver Herald. (Beaver, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 11, No. 34, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 3, 1898 Page: 2 of 4
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The Beaver Herald.
W. I. DHUMMOND PeBllahw-.
The ccrolnpTransml&sisslppl exposi-
tion at Omaha Neb. will have a Kite
of 220 acres as & its Irrigation exhibit
will embrace 40 different method.
The executive order of President
Cleveland withdrawing nearly 19000.-
860 acres of tbe public domain for for
estrj reservations will go into effect
The Chicago Tribune has kept a
careful record of lynching for the
past 13 months and announces that
the total number was 1M four of them
being In Missouri and two in Oklahoma.
A Kinr York court recently acquit-
ted a. man of the charge of ai&anlt and
lattery upon bis wife on tbe ground
that tbe husband and wife are one
and that one the husband and that a
xaas could not commit assault and bat-
tery upon himself.
WnJJAM Kelly a machinist at Phil-
adelphia Is willing to take his oath
that he has not slept or IS years. He
goes to bed. howerer for a few hours
crery night and lays still to rest hi
Biuscles. Physician pronounce his
case the most extraordinary on record.
Is the public schools of Ilrookline
fjass. they hare introduced a new
Idea. Alternately the girls as well as
the boys are taught the use of the
ordinary tools for working in wood.
and the boys are taught how to do
simple cooking such as making coffee
and broiling steaks and chops. The
plan has been a notable success and
other schools are adopting 11
Civil Skhvice Commissioxeb Hah-
lm tss recently before tbe senato
civil senrlce inrestigating committee
and presented some interesting state
ments and suggestions In reply to
questions on the subject by the com-
mittee. He said that if all the gov-
ernment employes in Washington wero
required to work the full seven hours
a day as required by law it would
mean a gain of 4.500 extra hours a
day with a saving approximately of
over 8500000 a year for clerk hitc
Ax appeal has been made to congrcsi
to pass a bill providing the death pen-
alty or lmprisonmcntat hard labor foi
a term of not less than ten years foi
wrecking and robbing or attempting
to wreck: and rob railroad trains. Dur-
ing the last eight years there have
been SOS train robberies in the United
States In which 78 persons were killed
and 67 injured. In IB'JO there were 1?
holdups: in 1831 16; in 1872. 1C; In 1693
; in 1594 34; in 1S9S 49; in 1890 29;
In 1897 30. Dnring the last year there
was only one holdup in tbe republic oj
uTiie National American Woman Suf-
frage association will hold its 30th an-
nual convention at Washington Feb-
ruary 14-19 inclusive in the Columbian
theater and It will be a celebration of
the 50th anniversary of the beginning
of the organized movement in the
Seneca Falls woman's rights conven-
tion of 188- It is intended to' present
through tho various papcis and ad-
dresses a comprehensive picture of the
extension of woman's work in philan-
thropy reform education industry
tho several professions legal civil and
Tub bureau of ethnology in order to
preserve a record of the Hawaiian Ian--guagc.
has had some native Hawallans
In Washington talk (ntographophones.
One of the Hawaiian songs and also
one of tbe speeches by tho natives
have been so preserved. Mr. Wllllum
Churchill ex-consul general to Samoa.
has also recorded ono of tho Malletoa
war songs supposed to bo about 400
years old which has been handed
down to the Samoans from generation
to gentration. The bureau of ethnol-
ogy in this manner has also preserved
the languages of a number of Indian
tribes of the west.
A JiILlTAiiV organization composed
entirely of young women has been
formed in Atlanta Ga. and has ap-
plied for a charter. There are nearly
200 in the company. It was formed to
take part in an entertainment' for
charity and United States ofllcers in
Fort Mcl'hcrson acted as drill masters.
The young women dressed In white
duck uniforms handled real muskets
and behaved themselves so well that
after tho entertainment they decided
to keep up their organization. The
young women are serious in their de-
sire to become a part of the national
guard of tho state.
Gkx. Kor Sto.ne special agent of tho
department of agriculture in the "good
roads' movement hays that the amend-
ment proposed by Representative
Stone of Pennsylvania to tho postal
savings bank bill will be the chief
topic for discussion at the next meet-
ing of the National League for Good
Roads. Tho League of American
Wheelmen also proposes to make a
crusade in favor of its adoption. The
amendment proposes that deposits in
postal savings banks shall be invested
in county bonds issued for meeting ex-
penses of highway improvement and
guaranteed by the government.
PfirjiiDKvr Huaii Hlcki.kv of the
Cleveland (O.) board of elections says:
"Experience in Ohio proves that wom
en are taking no interest in voting.
At the last spring election we were
compelled to provide 200.000 ballots
and new registration books and yet
only 400 women registered and only 22S
-voted. Tho expense of these otes was
about $7000 as this was the amount It
cost the city to receive them. In the
Interest of economy I believe the law
uhould bo repealed. I do not know
that any effort has been made to repeal
it or that any petitions havo been cir-
culated for or against its repeal."
It has been carefully kept secret by
government oQiclals and especially by
the lifodj of tho war department that
Is'ew York Boston and Han Francisco
are to-day fortified toa degree suillclent
to keep off almost any foreign lltct.
The purpose of tho war departmeni
and of congress Is to fortify large
cities which could be made tho basit
of an attack undtbosmalltnwnsalong
the coast will be allowed to take care
of themselves as foreign fleets would
not bo likely to make a combined move-
ment against them because their do
etructlon would not indict a severe blow
spon tho commerce of tho country.!
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Gleaned By Telegraph and Mali
PERSONAL AD POLITICAL.
Tnn president has nominated John
tV. Grigirs the present governor of
?ew Jersey to be attorney general.
Got. IJarncs went to Washington
the other day to help secure the pas-
sage of the free homes bill giving Ok-
lahoma settlers their claims under the
old homestead law without requiring
tbe payment of from SI to J2.J0. which
would mean a saving of SI J 000600 to
the settlers of the territory.
R. E. Pkestox dtrecttr of the mint
has resigned and George E. Robinson
of Fort Dodge la. has been nomi
nated to succeed him.
Considerable comment was cveated
in Washington on tbe 21th. principally
because of its probable effect on the
hot-headed Spaniards by tbe an-
nouncement that the United States
warship Maine had been ordered to
Havana. It was said at the navy de-
partment that tbe movement was in
the line of a resumption of free inter-
course of United States naval vessels
In Cuban waters sucU as prevailed
prior to their withdrawal on account
3f the outbreak of hostilities.
The president hat nominated Charles
H. DuelL of New York to be commis-
sioner of patent.
Four hundred 'delegates were pres-
ent at the opening of the monetary
convention at Indianapolis Ind. on
the 25th. Gor. Shaw of Iowa was
elected president and spoke for more
than an hour on tbe gold standard and
theretirrmentof the greenbacks argu
ing for an elastic currency based on
Ex-Coxonr.ssMAX Locis E. McComax
the republican caucus nominee was
elected United States senator by the
Maryland legislature on the 25th to
succeed A. P. Gorman who will retire
March S 1S99.
Leader say that Iowa is to be the
battle ground of the national woman
suffrage movement. A resolution is
already before the legislature submit-
ting to the people an amendment to
the constitution striking out the word
"male' from the voters' qualifications.
If the cause can win in Iowa the suf-
fragists believe that half the battle
for the greater and national woman
rights will have been won.
Josei'ii McKr.x.VA took his scat on
the bench of the supreme court of tho
United States on tho 20th as an asso-
ciate justice. The ofilcial ceremony
Inducting him into otllco consumed
less tljan four minutes and was very
A statemest is being prepared for
congress at the state department in
which tho necessity for an appropria-
tion of 91000.000 for a proper repre
sentation of the United States at tho
Paris exposition in 1900 will bo urged.
Cuables S. FAinciiII.n ex-secretary
of the treasury addressed tho national
monetary convention at Indianapolis
Ind. on the 2Cth. Afterwards the res-
olutions were discussed in live-minute
speeches and after two hours of favor-
able debate tvere unanimously adopted
and tho convention adjourned subject
to the call of tho executive committee.
It was decided that the committee
should carry on an active educational
bECKETAiiv or Wau At.or.n was re-
ported us bfclng daugerously sick at
Washington on tho 20th. He had
typhoid fever and the conditions were
In a recent letter to tho state depart-
ment at Washington Consul General
Leo expressed his conviction in an un-
reserved manner of the hopelessness of
the Spanish cause in Cuba and showed
that peace and good government can
only be restored in the island by somo
Statehood legislation at this session
has been killed by the houso commit
tee on territories rejecting the Ari
zona New Mexico and Oklahoma bills
by a vote of eight to three.
The senate committee on pension
recently adopted a set of rules to gov
ern Its consideration of pension mat
ters which are of great interest to pco-
plo concerned in pensions.
President McICi.vi.kv made an ad-
dress at tho annual banquet of tho Na-
tional Association of Manufacturers at
New York on tho 27th. Tho principal
feature of his speech was about tho
money question. Hesaid tho financial
plank of the St. Louis platform was of
as binding force upon tho republicans
to-day as it was when It was adopted
and that all our silver and paper cur-
rency must be maintained at parit
The gold reserve In the federal treas-
ury on the 87lh reached 8103070000
the highest point in uboutscven years.
Mount Stkklino 111. had a disas-
trous tiro on the 27th tho HloomQeld
hotel being entirely destroyed and nl-
most a whole block as well. Albert
Pieper was killed by a falling wall and
Constablo Snodgrass and two other
men wero injured. Loss over 8100000.
In anticipation of the now Immigra-
tion law going Into effect the rush of
immigration to this country has Marl-
ed. Tho Tartar Prince arrived at Now
York on tho 27th with 720 persons in
tho steerage. The vessel comes from
HiioKEits for the Leiter crowd at Chi-
cago forced the price of May wheat up
to S1.0S on the -JTth.
TliK big convention of stockmen at
Denver Cob came to an end on the
27th with a barbecue at which buffalo
meat was among tho viands cooked.
So great was tho crowd that the six
tons of meat served was hardly enough
to satisfy all. The next meeting will
be again held at Denver.
The National btock Growers con-
vention opened at Denver CoL on the
25th with nearly 1000 delegates pres-
ent representing 21 states and territo-
ries. John W. Springer of Texas wa
made chairman and Charles II. Gould
of Nebraska secretary. In the nf tr-
noon addresses wero made J. G. Mc-
Coy of Kansas speaking about tho
contest between the shippers of Kan-
sas and tho stock yards company ot
Vacheh tho Paris murderer who has
to his credit tho death of nearly 40 per-
sons has been submitted to radi-
ography by Dr. Testo who hos ob-
tained a clear plate showing a re-
volver bullet imbedded In the region
of the right eye. It is believed that
the influence which this foreign body
may havo had upon the man's mental
condition may be largely accountable
lor msiriguuui iiomiciuni mania.
At tho stockmen's convention at
Denver CoL on the 20th it was decided
to perfect an organization and the
name chosen was the National Liv
Stock Association of tho Uuited State
TnE steamer City of Dulnth struck
the bar outside SL Joseph Mich. dol-
ing a gale and broke in two. The li!-
saving crew rescued those on board
but Mrs. William Tyron one of the
ladles rseued was reported dying from
the eff ecta of the exposure.
A iKirr in which were R. I. Holly
wife and Infant child and a nurse.
Lulu Drown was overturned In th
Ohio river near Cairo IIL and the
nurse and Child were drowned.
Helexa. Ar. tbe other night wa
startled by a severe earthquake shock.
Houses were shaken to their founda-
tions and subterranean noises were
heard that sounded like immense ex
plostonv People who bad assembled
in the Presbyterian church for prayer
meeting rushed out expecting the
walls to tnmble down on them.
A mob of 100 men surrounded the sa-
loon of "Jake" Nace at Young Amer-
ica. Ind. while another party forced
entrance and demolished the entire
content. The citizens were Incensed
against Nace because of his treatment
of a young man who came for his
father who was intoxicated to take
him home. Over 20C kegs of beer were
Anbelo Carueone has been snatched
from death when it seemed almost
as though nothing could save him.
as he was sentenced to die in the
electric chair at Sinj Sing N. Y. on
the 31st. Alexander Claramello the
real murderer was caught on the 2xUb
In Ilaltimore Md. and when con-
fronted with the evidence against him
broke down and made a full confes-
sion. Is a letter to the HufTalo (N. Y.)
Courier Kid McCoy says that unless
Fitsimmons or Corbctt cover his
money within six weeks from January
2j he wtllclalm thehcavywelghtcham-
plonship and defend it against all
comers as fast as they come.
The department of agriculture at
Washington ha recently issued two
farmers' bulletins one on forestry and
another on the value of common crops
for forage. The latter treats on stock
melons starch and potatoes crimson
clover geese for profit cross pollina-
tion and a germ fertilizer.
In a saloon row at Wellsburg la.
John Mullen was killed by being struck
on the head with a beer keg. Ho had
a quarrel with ice-cutters.
lira head-end collision of two freight
trains on tbe Louisville ic Nashville
railroad near Upton Ky. the othei
morning three men wero killed and
four badly injured.
As tho result of a blow inflicted by
Mark Schleslng 15 months ago in New
York William Scott has been uncon-
scious ever since and Schleslng has
been under Indictment since the occur-
rence to await the result.
Kepiierentativks of the Indians on
the neighboring Omaha reservation ac-
knowledged the contract beforo Dis-
trict Judge Evans at Dakota City
Neb. for the prosecution of n claim
against tho government for 650000
acres In Knox Cedar Dixon and Holt
counties Nob. Tho Indians claim the
tract was ceded to them by the treaty
of 1834 but never has been turned over.
A fiiie in East St. Louis 11L on the
night of tho 23th destroyed the Union
elevator with 3000000 bushels of
grain tho Chicago Ilurllngton t
Qulncy freight house adjoining with
ten cars of merchandise 85 car loads
of corn the stables of the SL Louis
Transfer company and several small
dwellings. Loss estimated at 81000-
A collikrv accident near Mons Bel-
gium resulted In the death of 17 per-
sons. Rev. T. W. It. Dawson an aged re-
cluse was burned to death in his cot-
tage nenr Troy IIL. the other night.
bKCHETAltr IIi.isr in a btatcmentsent
to congress of tho disbursements to
agricultural colleges showed that
Missouri Kansas Arkansas Missis-
sippi Texas and Oklahoma each re-
ceived 822000 during the past year and
will be entitled to 8-3003 tho coming
Fatiieii Fkancih Dk.vt has com-
menced suit in New York for $100000
damages against Archbishop Corrigan
liishop Keano and Dr. Angelis the
head of the order of Friars of SL Fran-
cis. He alleges that he has been ma-
liciously persecuted by the defendants
and expelled from the order of SL
The preliminary steps in the wrestle
with tho arid land problem was taken
the other day by the public lands com-
mittee of the house. Several bills for
tho disposition of the immense arid
tracts to the various states were up
anil their consideration by the commit-
tee was commenced.
The interstate joint convention of
bituminous coal operators' and miners
catnu to an end at Chicago on the 20th.
The miners were jubilant over the re-
sult of their ten days' session for it
means to nearly 200000 soft coal min-
ers an advance of ten cents per ton and
a uniform day of eight hours at uni-
form day wages.
EuauNK V. Dr.ns has issued a plea
lo the public in behalf of Salter T.
Worden under sentence of death for
train wrecking near Sacramento Cab
during the railroad strike of let) I. Mr.
Debs savs that Worden Is the victim of
a conspiracy of railroad detectives.
Juan Sai.ab a boy. was thrown from
a runaway horse at San Antonio Tex.
and his foot hung fast in the stirrup.
Ho was drugged eight blocks his head
being frightfully mutilated.
Thiiek corpses were found on the
beach near AshtL'jula O. on the 24th.
Tho men had probably been drowned
in the gale on the lake during tho
A FlItE at Spokane Wash. on tho
25lh destroyed tho Great Eastern
block. Tho upper floors wero occupied
by roomers and it was feared that tcu
to fifteen of them had perished in tho
Sentence of death for mntrlchlo has
been pronounced on Virgil Gallagher
a young medical student ot Galveston
Htoii water In the Ohio so under-rot"--.
tho supports of n bridge at New
albany O. on the 2Sd that when a
train went on it ono sldo sagged and
.the locomotive toppluil into tho river
nud tho engineer unda brukoinau were
The popular vote for McKinley In
tho election of 1SS0 was 7.104279; for
llryon 0502923; Palmer 13C.424; Lever-
ing 1S2.007; llcntfey 13009 and
Matchett 80274. Tho total vote was
1392378 and McKInley's majority
over his principal opponent was COS-
514. Grant's majority in 1873 was
Something unusual even for Chicago
will m the Merry hanging.
On an average every woman carries
40 to 00 miles of hair upon her head.
A southern husking bee with slaves
tilnvitlplvim iml nil t e ti nrtA ft fVin
i exhibits at the Paris exposition In loop.
A Bill to Take a Census of the Five
Tribes In the Territory.
THE KANSAS PACIFIC ROAD.
Itt.olntlon AntborirlneGoTrnmnt Hid t
lie nportd No Nomination Rrjmed
frr lloraFttrmd A mm dm eat Or-
der Lowfal retltlont Vtrttntrxt.
Wahinoton Jan. 29. Senator
Jones of Arkansas yesterday intro-
duced a bill to provide for making rolls
of citizenship of the five tribes in the
Indian territory. It provides that the
Dawes commission shall take the rolls
of the Cherokees for 1SS3 not includ-
ing freed men. as tbe only roll intended
to be confirmed; and to enroll all
citizens on this roll and their descend-
ants; and all persons who have been
enrolled by the tribal authorities who
have heretofore made permanent set-
tlement in the Cherokee nation whose
parents by reason of their Cherokee
blood have been lawfully admitted to
:itizenshlp by the tribal authorities.
It provides that the commission shall
have authority to determine tbe iden-
tity of Choctaw Indians claiming right
in the Choctaw lands. It confirms the
"reek freed men roll made by J. W.
Dnnn and the commission shall make
i correct roll of the Cbickasaw freed-
men. The several tribes may by agree-
ment determine the right of person!
who for any reason may claim citi
unship in two or more tribes; but II
ao such agreement Is made then such
;lalmant shall be entitled to such
rights in one tribe only. The cominis
iion is authorized to take a census ol
ach of the five tribes or to adopt any
sther means necessary to enable them
lo make rolls. The bill was referred
lo the committee on Indian affairs.
The KaniuM 1'kclDc Road.
Washington. Jan. 29. The house
Mmmtttee on Pacific roads agreed ye.i
tcrday to report what is known as tho
Fleming resolution concerning the
lale of the Kansas Pacific railroad
with amendments embodying proposi-
tions made by Senator Thurman. As
-eportcd the. resolution provides that
the president in his discretion may
proiect the interests of the United
States by bidding In the Kansas Pacific
property to the full amount necessary
lo protect these interests and any sum
necessary to redeem paramount lien
is made available out of money in tho
treasury not otherwise appropriated.
The Thurston provisions with modi
Bcations provide that after the gov
rnment acquisition of the Kansas Pa-
;ific the president in his discretion
may dispose ot the property to the
best advantage of tbe United States.
'u Nomination. Krjected.
Washington Jan. 29. It is a remark-
able fact that the United States senate
has not rejected any nomination for
Dllice submitted to it since the 4th nf
March. Up to the close of the week
ended January 22 President McKinley
had sent in 2510 executive massages
;ontaining nominations. The names
3f consuls presidential postmasters
lie are submitted one in each mes-
tage while of army and navy nomina-
tions each message contains usually
more than ono and sometimes as high
is 50. Hence tho 2340 messages repre-
lent probably 3000 appointments.
Free llnmeatrail Amendment Favored.
Washinoton Jan. 29. The senate
:ommittee on Indian affairs author-
ized a favorable report upon Senator
Pettlgrew's bill for free homesteads on
ibandoned Indian reservations as an
lmendment to the Indian appropria-
tion bill. The Pettigrew bill has
passed the senate twice as an inde
pendent measure but has failed to se-
cure consideration in the house. The
opinion is entertained in the senate
;ommittce that the only way to secure
Its enactment into law is to make it
part of an appropriation bill.
A l'enlnn Harru Order I.vwfuL
Washinoton Jan. 29. The senate
passed a resolution calling on the com-
missioner ot pensions for information
as to his authority for ordering that
no rejected application for increase
will bo reconsidered within a year.
The statement of the commissioner
satisfies the senate committee that his
order Is sound and lawfuL
Washinoton Jan. 29. Mr. Harris
of Kansas presented to tho senate
resolutions of Lincoln post No. 1 To-
peka protesting against the "vile at-
tacks now being made on the pension
tisL" The resolutions assail tho news-
papers which aro urging a purification
of the pension HsL
Acaln.t m General llankrnotcr Uw.
Washinoton Jan. 29. Mr. Vest pre-
sented to the senate yesterday a pe-
tition of R. It. Niles & Co. and others
of llolirar protesting against the pas-
sago of a general bankruptcy law.
Also various petitions for anti-cigarette
'K1V I.NbUICAMit: 3IOVK.
Superintendent MrXll Will Knfarce. the
Valued 1'ollcr Ijiit In Itegard to Fire
Toi'KKA Kan. Jan. 29. Webb Mc-
Nall buperinteudent of insurance
proposes to enforce the valued policy
law iu fire insurance. This bays that
where buildings insured are totally
destroyed by (Ire tho companies must
pay the full amount for which they are
insured. Companies avoid it where
they can and heretofore there have
been no records Iu the insuranco de-
partment to show how much the com-
panies pay on total losses.
No I'aritou (or Maud Lewi.
Jr.rKititso.v Citt Mo. Jan. 29. Gov.
Stephens announced that he would not
pardon .Mum! Lewis tho slayer of ben
ntor Peto Morrlsscy of SL Louis. The
woman shot and killed Morrissey in
her houso in SL Louis in 1S9C. At tho
time Morrlsscy was a state senator and
tho legislature was then in session.
The annual meeting of the Kansas
County Treasurer' as-sociatlon was
held at lopeku on the 2btli. A num-
ber of interesting subjects were dis-
eussed. No effort will bo put forth by
tho treasurers to defeat tho fee und
1'rnhlblllonUta Iu National Conference.
Cincinnati Jan. 27. A national con-
ference of prohibitionists began a bes-
blon hero to-day with an attendance ot
about 200 from nearly all tho states In
the union. Tho conferenco Is merely
advisory Samuel Dickie of Mlc!gau
A 1'oDull.t Itelatlva of the I'retlilent.
Topeka Kan. Jan. 27. L. D. Mc
Kinley a cousin to President McKin
ley was t onlay appointed chief physi
cian at Osawatomlo asylum by the
state board of charities. Heisapopu
list and has practiced in Topeka for s
number ot years.
Work ot tbe nftr-Flth roocre from
lj- to lar In llrlef.
Is tbe senate ea tbe SM Sastor Sterart
rXer.i spoke oa tbe Teller resolution deaoooe-
lnctbe Keeot bradi br Pmldext CleveUod.
Tvo staeadiaeaU were alter wards oZered to
tbe resolution one. deeisrtnr It to be tbe dctj
ot tbe rovenunest to maintain tbe parltr ot Iti
rld sod sliver money sad another deciarlnr
It lo be tbe financial poller of Its T?nUd
Stale to maintain the exUtlnr cold standard
until an International agreement tor tbe tree
coinage ot silver Is reached. Tbe debate oa
each vii postponM. Senator Cannon lUtah)
Introduced a but provldlnr tor tbe raMlraUoa
ot tbo pension roll sod Senator Gal-
Hnrer (X. It) oZered sa amendment to
tbe pension appropriation bill that ao
pension aball be paid on power ofattornej from
pensioners rehllne In fore! re countries Bills
on tbe petition calendar were tben considered.
.. . . In tbe bouse some cods and ends ot lexlala-
tloo were cleaned up. A resolntlon was adept-
td requesting tbe state department to tran-.mil
isxormauon about tbe execution ot CoL Kali
by tbe Cuban Iniarjrtnts. Mr. Waller (Tex.)
roe w a question or pnrtlese sad aroke about
bis recent talnindenundirjr wltb Sp-aker
lieed and tben tbe bouv- w.m into committee
ot tbe wbole on tbe Indian bllL
In ths senate on tbe !lth Senator Morcan
(Ala.) spoke on a quealion of pergonal privi-
lege about Ill-President Cleveland s dentine
tbe assertion tbat wben be was president be
laTored Hawaiian annezstion. Senator Mor-
k-an stated that during Mr Cleveland's firt ad
ministration It was known to bis trlrnd tbat
tbe president to in favor not only ot tbe an-
n exatlon of Hawaii but also ot Cuba. Senator
Walthall (Miss.) prevmted a resolution ot tbe
MltalMippI legislature urdn tbe United
State-i roTemmesl to interfere in the Cuba
war. Tbe Teller resolution was tben laid be
fore tbe ecate and Senator Turpie (Ind.) made
an address In support of it Tbe penalon
appropriation was afterwards debated. Senator
Alien i.Neui matins an amendment tbat no
pension should be lower than H a month. Tbj
discussion of the amendment was postponed.
.... inenouv; transacted some business relat-
ing to tbe District ot Columbia and spent tbe
remainder ot tbe day discussing tbe Indian ap-
propriation Mr. Simpson (Kan) raising a live-
ly debate relative to an alleged Interview wltb
tbe president atxnt immigration and Mr. Gros-
venor (a) denying that tbe president bad used
surb language. Mr. Stevens (Tex.) introduced
a resolution requesting tbe secretary of tbe in-
terior to witbbold bis approval ot any further
leases of Comanche. Kiowa and Apache land;
and to give tbe bouse information bearing on
The Teller resolution was under consider-
ation in the senate on tbe SSth for nearly four
hours tbe principal speakers being Senators
Allison (Ix) Berry (Ark.) Hoar (Mass.) and
Teller (CoL). Senator Quay (Pa.) secured the
passage of tbe bill to Indemnity Pennsylvania
for money expended In l&l for militia called
into service by the government tbe amount ln-
volv d being (11100 The senate then took up
tbe pension appropriation bllL In lbs execu-
tive session the nomination of J. W. Griggs
governor of New Jersey to be attorney general
ot the Coiled States was confirmed.. Tbe
bouse in discussing tbe Indian appropriation
bill spent nearly the whole day in fire-minute
speeches- wblcb were chiefly politicaL Mr.
Dockery (Mo.). In speaking about tbe cotton
mill strike in New England stated that tbe
trouble was caused by over-production and
tbat the strike bat been urged br tbe operators
In order to dispose of their surplus stock.
Vcssrs. Smith (Ariz.) and Walker (Miss.)
jpoke walnstthe present system of educating
tbe IndVin and declared It to be unsatisfactory.
The senate on tbe SJth considered tbe Teller
resolution providing that the government pay
the principal and Interest of United States
bonds In silver. Tbe debate was devoid ol
sensational incidents. Senators Teller (CoL)
and Daniel (V. Va) spoke in favor of tbe
resolution and Senators slioar (Mass.) an6
Piatt (Conn) In opposition to it.. .Tbe bouse
devoted tbe day to considering the Indian ap-
propriation bill most of tbe time being con-
sumed in discussing extraneous subj-cts. Tbe
question of reducing the matt carrier itrvice In
the larger cities came up and Chairman Loud
of the post office committee said the service
could not possibly tffer until June IS. before
which time thtre would be ample opportunity
tp pass a d flclency appropriation MIL Tbe
motion to strike out the appropriation for the
Carlisle Indian school was defeated. The con-
ference report on the urgent deficiency bill waj
tben submitted and agreed to.
Ik the senate on tbe rftb the Teller resolu-
tion was practically under discussion throusrh-
outtbeentlro session. The speeches in sup-
port of. It were delivered bj Senators Daniel
(Vs.). Lindsay (Ky.). Smith IS. J.) and Cock-
rell (Mo.). Senators Ixxlge (Mass.) and Cat-
tery (La.) opposed the resolution. When tbe
senate took up the resolution tbe agreement tc
take a vote on It before adjournment was
chanced to tbe following day in order to give
all senators an opportunity to speak on the
subject.. .The bouse passed tbe Indian bllL
the features ot the debate being tbe denuncia-
tion by Mr. Hartman (Mont.) silver republican
of the financial policy of tbe administration
and of Mr. Dolllver ila.) in reply to the gen-
eral attacks of the opposition. A bill was also
passed making Santa Ft. N. M.. the permanent
capltol of that territory. Tbe Lewis resolution-
calling upon President McKln.cy for bis author-
ity to negotiate a treatv binding tbe treasury
to pay LUX) u a) to the Hawaiian bordbolden-
was laid on the table.
Kate Freights Wrecked.
Dk.nison Tex. Jan. 2a There was a
head-end collision on the Missouri
Kansas & Texas railway at the north
switch at Peck 45 miles north of Dec
ison in tho Indian territory yester-
day morning at four o'clock. The sec-
ond section of northbound train 104
met the first section of southbound
train 107 at the north switch and the
two engines went together damaging
(hem considerably and wrecking five
cars. Fireman K. H Jones and lirake-
inon C. W. Sarchlc wero injured in the
Krarlet I-ever Ktdcleinle.
UlssiAitCK X. D.' Jan. 2S. An epi-
demic of scarlet fever is raging among
Russians in Logan and Mcintosh coun-
ties. ' These two counties are peopled
largely with Kuhslansof poorer classes
who came to this country during the
past two years and have been busy
finding homes and erecting houses. 1 1
is stated on authority of State Senator
Wishik that there have been S00 deaths
within the last month in Mcintosh
county which has a voting population
Mraroer City of Dulnth Lost.
St. Jobki-ii. Mich. Jan. 2S. The
Lake Michigan & Lake Superior Trans-
portation company's steamer City of
Duluth which struck the bar outsido
the harbor piers and went ashore dur-
ing a gale last night has broken In
two in the center and the wreck is
pounding badly. The life-saving crew
saved tnc crew consisting of about 25.
and tho few passengers aboard by
bringing them ashore in the breechey
Kxuloslon nf Illack Damp.
Naxticokk Pa. Jan. 23. Six per-
sons wero badly burned and otherwise
injured by an explosion of black damp
In tho mine of No. 2 shaft at Alden
yesterday. It Is believed that at least
two of them are fatally burned.
Tho Tennessee democratic senatorial
caucus met agsln Wednesday night
and took 17 ballots without malting u
selection of the candidate who is to
receive the votes of democratic mem-
bers of the legislature for senator.
The 102d ballot which was the last
taken stood: McMlllIn 85; Turley
27; Taylor. 2S.
Tne'qucstlon when ono century ends
and the other begins is one which
from t'rne to time agitates tho minds
of persons who do not stop to consider
that numbers applied to years in no
wiso differ from numbers applied to
dollars. Tho sum of 8100 Is complete
when 100 coins havo been counted out
and the reckoning of the second $100
begins when tho first coin is laid upon
tbo counter Sa with the centuries;
the 1'Jth century will bo ended when
100 years have been numbered tho
20th century will begin with the first
year of tho next century or 1901.
The servant girl is surrounded by
perils seen unseen and kerosene.
Events of Interest Called From
Secretary Jenkins has itsued recent-
ly the following charters:
The Pawnee Chapel Methodist Epis-
copal Church of Kildare; capitnl stock
M00. Incorporators Benjamin L.
Long. Andrew J. Carder John Fergu-
on James W. Van Winkle Seldon J.
The Shawnee Ice and Cold Storage
company Shawnee; capital stock S20-
000. Direc'ors II. O. Peard Sbuwnee
J. Taylor Dradley Shawnee B. T.
Lyor.9 Fort Smith Ark. Ralph O.
Mechens Fort Smith C. Mccbam Fort
The Ladies-Union Aid society church
Lincoln county lo promulgate Ihe
Christum religion; capitnl stock S210.
Trustees Mrs. C. J. Yates Tarnell
Mrs. Ellen Allenbaugh Mrs. Miirthu
McCurry and Mrs. Anna M. Palton
The Christian Church at Blackwell.
Trustees W. P. H.rdwick S. Hoff J.
J. Carson Celeste May and Mury W
Stiih ull of UluckwelL
Ulackwell Sun: There arc accord-
fnir lothe government report 100705.30
of territorial school money In tho ter-
ritorial Irea&ury. There nre 1500
school houses containing furniture
which en a fair estimate would be
worth S750 each or 81125.000. Tho
Ihw of 18l7 requires five per cent for
1S07 und Ave per cent for 1S9S lobe paid
info the territorial treasury as an In-
surance fund which would be some-
thing like 311:2500 more school inuncv
held by the terrilorinl Irensurer with
the r in tit to loan the tame and use the
interest us his profits. This is not the
worst feature of the school miinage-
menl. The treasurer is required to
give no bond whatever for the proper
ue und return of this vuslsura of mon-
ey which is intrusted to his care.
There should be a general ugilatiou of
this bubject until tse huve some better
law requiring bonds regulating the ue
of school inotey und the application of
the interest derived therefrom.
Shiiolil Mty Willi Them.
Woodward News; The Oklahoma
Live Slock u&soc'alion has been or-
guuizel for three years during which
time it has lost but one member who
requested his nunc taken fiom the
rolls who has cuttle In Oklahoma.
The organization above mentioned
was largely instrumental In keepiug
the quarantine lino where itnow -uns.
This fact alone adds a vultie of not
less lb4 52 per head to this man's
cuttle. Yet he feels loo poor to con-
tribute two cents per head each year
to nmlntiiin liie association. And this
loo in the face of tho fact ihut his nei
profit on the deal is not less thiiu Sl.Ds
per lieud each yeur to say nothing of
prote.tive l.euelils. It seems like ev-
ery one should view tliis mutter as it
Destroyed by Wind and Fire.
Dunciin (I. T.) Egle. Will'ara Catcs
of lies r Creek uain tho city yester-
day and from him we learned of the
destruction of his home by wind nud
fire. Mr. Catea wife and children
were iu Decatur Tex. at the time.
Mr. Cates' cousin Miss Jennie Eagun
and Miss Allie Kos being the only
ones on the place at the lime. The
first dush of wind carried away the
roof and upset the lamu und the sup-
position Is the fiie blurted from the
lump. Mr. Caleu lost his lioute. aud all
his houshold goods besides ull their
wearing apparel. He estimates his
loss at.aboul $800.
Will llnlld h Railroad.
Articles for the incorporation of :t
railroad to be called the Missouri Ok-
lahoma &. Texas Hat I road company
havo been filed with the secretary of
the territory. The cipitil stock has
beeu fixed ut SsOO.000. The proposed
road will ruu from llcnrielt-i Texas
through the Indian und Oklahoma ter-
ritories lo u point on the north bound-
ary line of the Indian Territory near
tbe town ot Chetopi.
Minor t Notes.
Tho Noble County Teacher's associa-
tion meets in Perry February 5
A new townslto Is being platted a
nit.c und a half south of Stroud.
A railroad will be built from Dough-
erty to the Gibson asphalt mines by
the Santa Fe company.
Doc King formerly foreman of the
Eddlemau liro-. tancli shot and killed
hlinse f utttie I evidence of James Gobel-
Prof. A. C Scott has accepted the
chuir of English Literature at the
Agricultural und Mechanical college
recently tendered him.
OiiHecountof the Inrgo number of
people moving Into Shawnee the school
board has been compelled to rent an-
other loom aud hire another teacher.
The word was given otitby trainmen
at El Reno that four of the mob who
burned Mcllelsy and Sampson the
Seminoles had beeu captured. The
men deny having hud anything to do
with the burning but say they know
the leaders of the mob.
Governor llarnes has nppolnted
Fiank II. Greer editor of tho Uulhrie
Capital chuirmun of tho Cuban relief
committee for tho territory ot Okla-
homa. Henry Starr tho notorious Cherokee
outlaw was recently sentenced bv
Judge Rodgets t Fort Smllh to 11
yours in the Columbus Ohio pen I.
There is a gang of horso thieves who
have headquarters in the Osage coun-
try that makes trips Into Kay county
tuklug away the best horses they can
get their hands on.
A 5ew Crair Sect In Connecticut.
A lot of fsnstlcw in the Elate retentlr Im-
mersed an old rheumatic woman boddjrin
the water to "heal her" a they said. She
nearly died in consequence How much bet-
ter it would have been to have treated the
poor old woman for her infirmity with Hoa
tetter" Stomach Ihtteri which not or
cures theumstism but prevents kidney com-
plaint and f emedies dyVep constipation
liver trouble and nervous prostration. Uiv
it s systematic trial.
A It Wi.
Jack So after you Mliified her father
that you were a stockholder she confcnted
to lie your wife?
Mack Yes. First he viewed rnvatiarca
and then the tbared my views. .!. Jour-
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Whether on pleasure bent or butinew take
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Willy Pa what kind of plants are
Papa Oh! a sort of mourning glory in
most cases. Puck.
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drugguts refund money if it fail to cure. 25c.
Tom It takes an Irishman for ready wit.
Dick (who has just visited his "uncle )
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A party at the house is all right if it
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Some people are great because they have
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tense. Atchison Globe.
Piao'a Cure cured me of a Throat and
Lung trouble of three years' standing. E.
Cady Huntington Ind. Nov. 12 1S91.
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