The Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 16, No. 24, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 10, 1898 Page: 4 of 4
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A Report on the Mob That Burned
Washington Feb. 2. In re-
sponse to a Senate resolution the
Attorney General sent to Congress
today a statement showing the
difficulties of punishing the mob
which burned the two Seminole
Indians. The Attorney General
incloses a letter written by the
United States Attorney of Okla-
homa which reviews the matter
at length. The District Attorney
states that he has secured the
names or 15 of the mob and ex-
pects to get many more. He says
that the people are in pympatiiy
with the mob; hence it is difficult
to apprehend the offenders. His
'The conspirators are banded
together for the purpose of resist-
ing arrest and this makes it dif-
ficult for the officers to work sue
cessfully. Under the law these
conspirators will have to be taken
before the United States Commi-
sioner in Pottawatomie county
' for a preliminary hearing and a
grand jury of that county will
have to inquire into the case and
their. case will have to be tried
there all of which is favorable to
the defendants. I have concluded
to get warrants for all the men we
have but to make the arrests the
marshal must have authoiity
to use all the men and money nec-
essary. He cannot expect any as-
sistance from any citizen in that
country but must take men there
with him. I think if the prisoners
knew we can hold them here on a
limited preliminary charge they
might surrender and waive a pre-
liminary hearing but they fear we
will hold them for the Indian Ter-
ritory authoiities. Now if we
have not the authority to punish
them for murder in Oklahoma un-
der the United States statutes why
cannot they be punished for con-
spiracy and murder in the Indian
Territory where the United States
have exclusive jurisdiction? It is
true that the act of killing and
burning occurred in Oklahoma yet
a conspiracy and a part of the act
to carry out and consummate the
conspiiacy occurred in the Indian
Territorj under the exclusive
jurisdiction of the United States.
The law of the United States re-
quiring the defendant to be tried
in the counntry where the offense
was committed will protect these
offenders from punishment under
the United States laws in Potta-
watomie county. However we
will have proof enough in a few
days to justify us to proceed to ar-
rest a number and have them be-
before the United States Commis-
sioner at Tecumseh for prelim-
inary hearing. If we cannot
punish the mob under the United
States law I have no hope of the
Territorial authorities ever reach-
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While the appellate court of the
Indian Territory was in session a
few weeks ago at South McAles-
ter we notice from a publication in
the Capital that the four judges
were preparing a bill to be pre-
sented to Congress dividing the
three judicial districts into four
and establishing boundary lines of
the same. The Capital gave a
brief sketch of the territory em-
braced in each district as would
be provided by the bill when
completed but the boundary lines
of the first and second districts
were not given in a way as to be
very well understood at the time.
We could not tell from the de
Ecriptions according to the Capi-
tal whether the bill would pro-
vide that Wagoner be placed in
the first or second district. If
Wagoner was to be placed in the
first and the lines properly estab-
lished between the first and sec-
ond the measure we thought
worthy of favorable consideration
as to the geographical location of
Wagoner and Vinita where the
two principal courts would be
established makes the two points
convenient for the people of the
entire district. The two towns
have excellent railroad facilities
and a divisioa of the districts in
this way would be beneficial 'o the
public at large so far as the first
district is concerned.
Wagoner is a central point with
better railroad facilities than any
other territorial town and we are
willing for any division to be
made that will benefit all the peo-
ple or a majority of the people in
this change. Would .the welfare
of the people be served by placing
Wagoner at the extreme northeast
corner of what would . be the
second district under the pro-
visions of the bill? The most
progressive town with the best
court building in the territory
that is easily reached by rail from
all portions of the country cut off
by out of the way points that is
very burdensome and expensive
on the people to reach.
We learn from Captain William
Jackron who has just returned
from Vinita and who was in con-
ference with Judge Thomas while
there that the bill as prepared by
the venerable judges bounds the
second district as follows: Com-
mencing at the Arkansas river
where the river enters the Arkan-
sas line thence northwest to the
mouth of Grand river to a point
due eat-t of the northeast corner of
the Creek nation thence along the
north line of the Creek nation to
the northwest corner; thence touth
and west including the Creek and
Seminole nations and all that por-
tion of the Cherokee nation lying
west of Grand river and the
Canadian district. Thus it will
be seen where such an arrange
ment as this would place Wagoner
and if the distinguished jurists
think we will submit to an' such
an outrage in this bailiwick they
are very much mistaken. Judges
Springer and Thomas of course
are responsible for this proposed
change as the other judges were
not familiar with the territory
covered and as a matter of fact
were less interested in the change
made in this portion of thb terri-
tory. W do not pretend to tay
that Judges Springer and Thomas
both of whom are much admired
by the people of Wagoner have
intentionally made this woeful
mistake and we believe the will
take pleasure in making the
necessary amends to the measure
after the' see that it not only does
an injustice to Wagoner but that
it is an injustice to all of the peo-
ple that it is intended to benefit
Captain Jackson was working
faithfully with a petition yester-
day and he secured many signers.
If tne bill is not changed it will be
fought with vigor until the last
hour in the morning. Sayings.
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sores tetter chapped hand chil-
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Why should Marshal Bennett
oppose the re districting of the
northern district? Litigation here
now is too expeusive.for the reas-
on that the courts are too far away
from the litigants and the dockets
too crowded to give an one a
speedy trial. It is a very common
thing for a party litigant and bis
witnesses to attend court at a great
distance from their home and at
much cost only to learn that his
case has been continued till next
term because of the crowded con-
dition of the docket his case can
not be reached. We should have
more courts and then there would
be -no such long and expensive
trips from home and no longer
the vexatious delays in trinl of
caser. which often amounts to de-
nials of justice. The redisricting
of the northern district would give
us more courts would give us
more commissioners. The people
of this district are entitled to this
and they know it and will re-
member Mr. Bennett or any other
man who stands out against a
measure so conducive to the pub-
lic good. The docket for the south-
ern district being so overcrowded
Judge John It. Thomas will be
sent there to assist Judge Town-
send and Judge Springer will no
doubt hold court at Miami at the
April term as we understand that
Judge Thomas begins the Purcell
term of court March 2Sth. Fair-
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Editors are the first to hear of
scandal or gossip indiscretions of
men and women things unfit for
publication intrigues clandestine
meetings night buggy rides young
girls gone astray flirtations of
married women amours of mar-
ried men and in fact all neigh-
borhood scandals. Editors gen-
erally know all the naughty doings
in a community no matter how
secret. If half they hear was pub-
lished divorce suits would follow
in some cases social ostracism
in others shotguns and gore im-
prisonment lynching shame des-
olate homes humilation-and mis-
ery. The editpr learns much of
the shame and hypocrisy of life
and it is a wonder that he believes
in anything on earth or in the here
after. People who abuse the editor
the loudest sometimes owe their
standing in society to his for-
Ilrm-illetlnch In I'iikIhimI.
The Benedictines whom Cardinal
Vaujrhan is reestablishing at Westmin-
ster and Kaling were in prereforma-
tion times the most numerous anil most
widely distributed religious order in
England. They had no less than 1C5
abbeys priories and nunneries. The
London establishments were at West-
minster Clerkenvvell and St. Helen's
IiUopgatr. The head of their com-
munity at Westminster abbey had a
seat in the house of lonlh. Abbott
Teckenham the Inst holder of the of-
fice delivered a remarkable speech In
the upper house against the religious
changes introduced in the reign of Eliz-
abeth. At pre.ent the Benedictines
have a dozen houses in England the
three principal establishments being
at Downside Ampleforth and Kams-
gate. Chicago Inter Ocean.
He (starting) Is that your father
She (looking at the clock) Oil no;
he won't make any noise vv hen he comes
down. Whim Whams.
Knew tilt Ciuiihinnt lun.
Client Can you draw a will that
can't be broken?
Honest Lavvver I cannpt; but I can
draw one that no one but myef cap
.Iiixt Wlint lip AVmilfil.
Tramp Can I get work h) this town?
Farmer- Yes lots o' it.
"Then I'll tr the : cxt tov n." X. Y.
AT A JAPANESE SUPPER.
.Mccly ervcil. lint Occldentnln Kounil
It Dlllieult to lnt.
Perhaps at this season of universal
merry-making an account of a Japan-
ese feast will not be amis. Last De-
cember a jolly party of eight Americans
went to theMaplcclub the Delraonico's
cf Tokio. The chaperon of tflie party
knowing well the peculiarities of Japan-
ese cooking suggested that it would be
well to dine beforehand at home as
there could be absolutely nothing we
could cat. Our jinrikishas were or-
dered for eight o'clock. Prompt to the
minute the faithful coolies were at
the door. A lighted paper hung from
the shafts ofveach vehicle for every
"riksha" man is compelled by law to
carry one. With a shout the men were
oft" calling and laughing as they raced
along the dark country roads. Some-
times the last tvere first in the merry
chase. Heavy people have usually two
men to pull tandem and one to push the
"rikshas." At the door of the club-
house we were greeted by the smiling
little waitress in gay-colored kimonos
silk robes who took our wraps and
In our stocking feet we climbed the
polished stairs and passing rooms di-
lided by sliding screens where other
dinner parties were going on came to
the room reserved for us. Dainty mats
covered tfoe floors and here let me say
referring to the size of a room where
we would describe its dimensions as 18
ftet square the Japanese would term
it a six-mat room. As the "tabi" or
cloth stockings arc the only footgear
coming in contact with the mat it re-
mains clean and unbroken. Silk cush-
ions were arranged in a semi-circle
on the floor two or three inches thick
and perhaps 20 square. We were not
adepts in the native custom of sittine:
on one's feet. Two of the men squatted
Turk fashion and we Indies changed
our position in rather a restless manner
from time to time.
Immediately on our arrival supper
was served on tiny lacquer tables. We
had first soup to be ca'en with cfaop
sticks. It was a problem how to handle
these instruments but we succeeded in
spearing mushrooms at the bottom of
the bowl. Xext came raw fish with n
strange sauce and then boiled rice.
looking1 so nicely was it cooked like
a pile of snow flakes. Between each
course "saki" the native drink wa
passed around. It is distilled from bar-
ley and rice and is said to contain a
small percentage of alcohol. We were
offered persimmons which the little
waitresses pared with theirdeft fingers
and a pretty box of sweets was given
us to take home containing jelly cake
and candies in the dhape of maple
leaves to match the season. The little
maids sat in front of us ready to render
any service. Their English was very
limited. They told us their names
which seemed to us very fanciful
"Snow" "Cherry Bloom'' and "Chrys-
anthemum." They smiled and blushed
st the compliments showered upon
them. Whole chapters have been writ-
ten about the Japanese smile. A shop-
keeper smiles and bows as pleasantly to
the visitor who buys nothing as to the
purchaser of many costly curios.
"Snow" and "Cherry Blossom" told us
theiragesaslCand IS; but they scarcely
looked 12 years old so calm and serene
were their faces. They were immense-
ly interested in our "dress and jewelry
handling our rings with great awe.
One of the party exhibited his repeater
much to their delight.
The supper over the Reisha girl
danced for our entertainment. Dressed
in brocades (heavy enough to stand
alone their.hair stuck full of jeweled
ornaments like a pin cushion they
made to our minds grotesque rather
than beautiful figures looking ns if
they had stepped off screens or fans.
The musicians sat behind them. The
samisen not unlike a banjo in shape
is the most agreeable of their musical
(?) instruments. The ollhers give forth
weird and dreadful sounds. Our guides
explained the symbolic meaning of the
dnnces as they followed in slow succes-
sion. We saw eyes peeping at us from
openings in tlhe screen their owners
being anxious to see how the Europeans
were amusing themselves. The danc-
ing would hae lasted until now. had
not the tired travelers thought it best to
retire to their hotel.
It was raining as we left the club-
house but the men wore the curious
bowl-shaped hats and raincoats made of
bamboo which covered their shoulders
like a Jfliatch. Stimulated "y "saki."
they whirled us quickly back to the Im-
perial hotel. "Snow" "Peach Blos-
som" and a score of their smiling
friends accompanied us to the door
their "sayonaras" "good-by." follow-
ing ns through the darkness. This is
l.ut ane of our many pleasant memories
of "fan land." Boston Transcript.
Proper-tie of ltoln Seed.
Seeds of tbe kola tree (cola acumi-
nata) are stated by the secretary of the
Royal Botanic society to have been
planted at Kew as long ago as lSO am
the plants propagated were distributed
to numerous tropical stations where
tthe nuts arc now produced. Until re-
cently however there has been no
great demand for the production not-
withstanding its very remarkable prop-
erties. The nuts several of which are
contained in a fleshy fruit four to six
Inches long have been used in their na-
tive home in West Africa as far back as.
it is possible to trace and they give to
people eating them great endurance of
prolonged labor and exertion without
fatigue the kola paste being estimated
to be five times as sustaining as cocoa.
The kola nuts contain over two percent
of caffeine. They are claimed to lack
the tendency of coffee and cocoa to
create biliousness and that of tea to
cause nervous excitability vvfhile being
fur more nutritious than any of tbe
three. In medicine they act as i pow-
erful nerve stimulant. Chicago Trib-
une. Mitr.-loiiK Growth.
"Is vour town booming out there in
the mining district. Slicks?"
"I should say so. It's more wonderful
than magic. I pitched my tent in a hole
in the ground one evening and when I
waked up I was in the cellar of a union
depot." Detroit Free Press.
Stout Oflrn In Trolilile.
The right leg is far more subject to
accident tliiin the left. It has-been
foil ml that the ratio i abont 13 serious
accidents to the right leg to three to the
lift. Chicago Tribune.
A liquor dealer in Birmingham.
Aln mixed wood alcohol with cheap
whisky and sold it to his patrons. Ten
uf them died within three das.
Protect tho Children.
Worms nib children of the life giv-
ing properties of their food retard
their growtli and weaken their consti-
tution for life. Mnt mother.- know
the symptoms of worms. Children are
pale restle-s and pccvih appetite
is tickle and sleep i disturbed. Thou-
sands of mothers have found White's
cream vermifuge a prompt safe and
absolutely certain remedy. It kills
worms and gives tiie child strength
and vitality. You can't afford to take
chances will) worthless imitations;
remember the name. Price 25 cents.
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FUR USED IN EVERY WAY.
Trimming". 3Iiiun Wrap nml Cod-
tuuiCH Mode of It Thin Somon
Fur is an important factor in fashion
this season made up as it is in every
way and trimming every kind of gown
from gauzy net to the heaviest cloth.
In variety and elegance the fur gar-
ments surpass anything we have ever
had before and every conceivable shape
between a small collarette and an en-
tire fur costume is worn. The latter :s
unquestionably an extravagance but it
is very elegant made of the glossy
pliable breitschwang sc popular this
season. Kedingotes of this fur are also
worn and a wide band of it on a black
cloth skirt with a blouse of breitsch-
wang makes a very cjepant costume. A
street blouse of this fur is the most
stylish garment one can possess espe-
cially if it has a sable collar. Xarrow
jeweled or plain black satin belts are
worn with this coat which to be quite
up to date has much less fullness than
the blouse made early in the season.
The bacT is flat and plain the sides
very nearly so. with a moderate blouse
effect in front and they fasten directly
jn front with revers or lap over on one
side with jeweled buttons. The basque
frill is sometimes made in a separate
Plain medium length coats fitted
closely in the back and loose in front
are also worn besides various little
street jackets reaching only to the
waist made double breasted with very
wide revers of contrasting fnr or of
embroidered velvet. All the coats
whatever the shape may be. are very
carefully fitted and very elegant as to
lining finish and style.
The blouse apparently makes no at-
tempt to fit anyone and yet if it were
not carefully cut and perfectly fitted it
would hate no stvle at all. The time
when a plain sealskin sacque with no
pretensions ns to fit was an elegant gar-
ment in good style has certainly passed
and now both taste and skill are re-
quired to make any kind of success with
A blouse coat of breitschwang shown
in the illustration opens over a vest of
rose-colored velvet and is strapped
across with black silk cord and pendent
acorns. The collar of velvet is edged
with fur. An ermine ruff with a neck-
tie of the same fur is another novelty
while for those who cannot afford the
long driving coat of fur there is one of
heavy cloth with sable collar and cuffs.
Two examples of the combination of
lace velvet and fur are shewn in the il-
lustration and one of these pelerines if
in fox with a collar of green velvet
edged with fur and cohered with beaded
guipure lace. It is outlined with a lare
frill and a cascade of lace decorates the
Foxskin boas with the whole head at
the end are very fashionable this season
with a muff to match. Boas never gc
quite out of fashion and anything so
it is long and has plenty of brills seems
to pass muster. The muff is certainl.v
an object for attention as to size and
variety this winter and the shape re-
sembling a traveling bag seems to be
one of the prime favorites. It is UMinllv
made of some long shaggy fur and left
quite open at the ends to show a white
or very bright satin lining.
Bound muffs in all sizes are still car-
ried but the prettiest of all is the mufl
with the wide frills at the ends all
lined with some pretty bright satin and
decorated with lace or a satin ribbon
bow on one side. Fancy muffs of vel-
vet are made in this way with furedg-
icc on the frills and fur tails mLcd in
with a lace bow. The use of lace as a
trimming for fur is very much in evi-
dence this season as well as fur bands
on lace gowns. -
Eery kind of fur. raccoon skin in-
cluded seems to be worn but sabie.
breitschwang. seal chinchilla. Persian
lamb and fox have tbe lead among the
most elegant garments. One of the
fads of the season is to have fur trim-
ming on the white silk gown worn b
the bridesmaids and if you can afford
ermie or white fox it must be first
choice. Mink is also used and with
gold braid it makes a charming finish.
X. Y. Sun.
A PRETTY RUG.
How to Mnkr nn Attractive Cnrprt
Chenille rusrs combine beauty and
durability and are so economical that
they commend themselves to the tftirift.v
housewife. Select soft woolen material
either dress goods or knit underwear
from the pile of cast-off garments and
cut in bias strips one inch wide. Gathe
the strips lengthwise through the mid-
dle using a coarse needle and No. S
thread. It will not be necessary to sew
the strips together; simply lap the
edges and gather through them twist-
ing tlhe roll as you go. When one thread
is full tie on another and proceed until
you hav all you need. Much of the
beauty of the rug depends upon the col-
ors used and if the goods arc faded as
they are likely to be ilye them the col-
ors yon wish with dye. UoII these gath-
ered strips into ballsand send them to a
carpet weaver whose charge for weav-
ing and chain will .not be more than 2."
cents per square yard. It docs not re-
semble ordinary carpet weaving as the
chain sinks into the rags and does not
show. Use some dull color Tor the mid-
dle and bright colors for the border. If
you prefer a hit or miss center collect
all the small pieces you have cut int.'
strips and lay in a pile by themselves.
When you have enough mix them wel!
and sew them. The shorter the strips
and the greater the variety of colors
the prettier it willbe. Hate the border
of some plain color. Heavy crocheted
fringe made of carpet chain or colored
cord should be placed across the ends
Hon to Pro Inilrolrlrry Properly.
In all 'cases of embroidery on linen
the work should be carefully pressed
when finished and it is important for
every embroiderer to know how this
may be done in the simple-t and safest
manner. . . . The proper way tr
press the finished work is to lay the em-
broidery face down on a clean cloth
..pread over an ironing-blanket or two
or three tliiiekn esses of Annuel; place a
thin dampened cloth on the back of the
article to be pressed and tthen use i
hot iron deftly on the wet surface until
it is perfectly dry. A steaming proce
is thus engendered wherebv the em-
broidered linen is rendered smooth and
the effectiveness of the work much en-
hanced. Woman's Home Companion.
J!r" ii-lln-nil Soup.
Biil stale brown bread tt. a smooth
Jelly with water and nlit'lr milk: when
it Is altuott transparent add enough
milk to make It crenin.v.a little butter
and a palatable seasoning i f salt and
pepper and serve it hot. lloievvife.
Put a Stop to Pain.
Rheumatism neuralgia and other
painful afflictions arc now as easily
cured as they were once hard to cure.
Science has learned what pain is and
Ballard's snow liniment is the result.
Cures strains cuts bruises stiff joints
and contracted muscles. Penetrates
to the very bone and relieves almost
from the moment it touches. When
a liniment Is needed you owe it to
yourself to get the best. The dealer
is authorized to guarantee this one.
Price 60 cents. Sold by P. Sbanabao. 3b
NEGROES IN CANADA.
In the Ho-
The total colored population of To-
ronto is about SO0 almost the same as
the French and the Italians. The older
generation of negroes are escaped
slaves who came here before the war
and have remained since. It will be re-
membered that negroes came to this
country in large numbers -luring the
days of slavery but man- returned
when assured of their freedom. Some
remained however nnd of these To-
ronto Hamilton and Chatham come in
for a good share. There are possibly
not more than 13 living here now of
those who did not return and like
their numbers their days are getting
ftw. The younger generation were
mostly born in Canada. The greatest
misfortu.ic they have experienced was
caused by almost total cessation of em-
ployment by city hotels of colored help
nnd since that time there have been
many negroes whose employment lias
been more or less uncertain. Of such
as are employed a goodly number are
in the Pullman car service possibly
more are barbers four are letter car-
riers some are waiters and restaurant
keepers some day laborers and among
those in special lines of business are a
photographer an ice merchant and a
coal merchant. A large number do odd
jobs of one sort or another and possi-
bly one-third are without steady em-
ployment. The women among them do
a good deal of work and they seem to
have better opportunities of employ-
ment than the men. Quite a number
are engaged as house servants others
do washing and laundry work and a
few are engaged in dressmaking and
sewing at home. They have not saved
much money though a few own a lit-
tle property in the city. It is seldom
that much crowding is found among
them and taking them together they
must be regarded as very peaceable cit-
izens. A few become troublesome at
times but as a rule the negro is in-
clined to be friendly with his neighbors
and congenial to those whom he meets.
They take earnestly to education and
are fond of reading. The children at-
tend tbe public schools and hold their
own with other pupils.
The colored man has proved himself
a good citizen and on this account it
seems a pity that most of the young
men among their number find it nec-
essary to leave for th"othcrside. They
complain that it is ditlicult for them
to secure places here which they are
desirous and capable of filling and that
they have already been forced to leave.
In "the I'nited States their labor and
ability seem to be more appreciated.
They hesitate before seeking places
here ns they claim to find the white
man is almost nniversally favored.
They are none the less conscious of the
efforts made by some to gain them a
fair recognition and where such have
been made their gratitude is universal-
ly sincere. Especially were they
grieved when one of their number
after having practiced for six months
in the band of a city regiment and
after having been granted his uniform
was refused admission when about to
be sworn in. and given as a reason
that he might "look like a biack
horse among a lot of white ones." To-
ronto Mail and Empire.
SAGE MATRIMONIAL ADVICE.
Mnrrj- Voiiiik. the Younner thr 'let-
ter Sa the Jlnrr? Iiik Stilre.
Words of wisdom on the subject of
matrimony are spoken by Justice
l'phraim Keigvvin of Jefferson hid.
on the borders of the Ohio river. Hero
is the dictum of the hoosier oracle wfho
has united over S.GOO couples and is still
at the business:
"Marry young is my advice. If vor
cannot marry young marry as young
as you possibly can and above all
The squire says he holds the world's
record as a marrycr. He has married
people voting and old for 20 years and
he believes that it is the greatest bless-
ing that poor human nnture can know.
He is certain that very few of the
couples whom he has married have been
divorced and this goes far toward mak-
ing him an optimist.
"Nearly all the elopements that come
to me nre pleasant little shams" the
squire went on. "The young folks
want to inject a little innocent romance
into the marriage and then too they
wish to escape the expense and troutile
of big weddings. Once in awhile there
is a secret marriage but these are very
few. I am glad to say.
"When I say that people should marry
joung I do not mean that they should
wed before the young man is of age.
When people arc v oimg they can adjust
themselves to each other more easily.
Some people are born fools and remain
so to the end of their lives. You could
not make them (happy with a sultan's
en rem and a car load of money. They
don't want to be. Most marriages are
compromises anyway a matter of give
and take and. as a whole it is better
for a man and a woman to lie married
even if they do quarrel occasionally
than it is to remain single. Even quar-
reling couples will gradually adjnst
themselves and get more happiness out
of life than the most peaceful old maid
or bachelor." Chicago Chronicle.
Attempts have rccentlv been made in
France by Prof. Alfred Binet to "meas-
ure memory." One of the experiments
consists in rending a series of figures
to the subject at a regular speed of
about two per second and observirg
bow ninny he can repeat without err r
in the order in which the were srive'
The faculty of volu.itarv attcntir.n is of '
course called into play in this epi r'- I
ment. Children from six to eight veai I
old retain on the average five figures: I
children ten years old six figurt-s and
adults seven figures. Jacqm's Iriiiil!
the lightning calcnlator. can retain
more than 40 fignres. Youth's Com-
panion. Just lilt It.
Thompson Something worrvingv on.
Newmnii Forgotten what niv wife
ordered this morning. I rrmember
that at the time I thought "Well that's
a sad subject." What could it have
"Was it sad-irons?"
"That's just what it was three sad-
Tin M.i rnrrlxniT.
"As I understand it" s-aid the strur-
jjlhij; 'ort'tirner "the word jrent is mere-
ly a contraction for gentleman.
"Then you ilon't understand it" an-
svverL'd the native. Indianapolis Jour-
nal Tabler's Buckeye Pilo Ointisent
Cuics blind bleeding itcliiiiaud pro-
trudintf idles. Allays inilamniatioii.
jootlics inllaitied surfaces and reduce
swelling. waiting for refill.. Re-
lief comes at once and a cure promptly
follows. Recommended Siy pliy-ieiaiis
because it is -osafe. Mire and W the
only radical cure without operation.
It contains the active priuciplo of tin
buckeye the newly discovered spofHii"
for piles and is imt an experiment but
a medical ceitainly. rrice ."0 tvni
in bottles 75 cents in tubes for liaimy
application. Can be scut by m.iil
Sold by V. Suauabau. 3b
It lasts through all
ages and enters the
confines of eternity.
With what care
therefore should she
be guarded and how
great the effort be to
make her life happy.
once nssists nature
in its suhlimn pffort. leaves the Mother
stronger after than before confinement
and robs the trying hour of its terror
No Mother can afford to neglect its use.
Of druj-gists at $1.00 or sent bjmait on receipt
of price. Write for booK containinR valu-
able information for all Jlotuers matted free.
Tho Endfleld IifSchtOrCo.ltUnUGi.
FERDINAND OF BULGARIA.
A Petty Sovereign Who In Coutliiiinl-lj-
.llnkliic IliuiMelf Illillctilouii.
According to the Muuchner Neuste
Naehriciiten "Ferdinand of Bulgaria
might well be designated the most ab-
surd figure amoi g the European
princes were it not for the bloody deeds
that occur about him lend him a sinis-tt-rly
grotesque atmosphere. NciOier
the greatest statesman nor the hum-
blest cafe-chantnnt singer is safe from
the company with which he surrounds
himself. From the legal proceedings
which have recently occurred may be
learned much of what not yet made
public by the European press goes on
around this extraordinary member of
the house of Cobuig."
The Vienna Zeit. too asks who arc
actually the most intimate counselors
of the prince. "One must not go back
too far" says that newspaper "or one
mny chance upon banditti. Leaving
the ashes of the fathers to rest in peace
and dealing only with the men who
form the entourage of the prince one
would until rccentlv have found at their
h?ad a French nobleman a Count dc
Forras who was learned in heraldry
nnd ns proud as a Spanish hidalgo but
did not speak one word of Bulgarian.
His olliec was to look after the splendor
of the court. He was a devout Catholic
and went to mass regularly. Hut now
he is gone and in his plnce there is a
jovial j oung French count such a one
ns may be met with by the dozen in
the salons of the Parisian haut and
demimonde. He is a good fellow speaks
French prettily is a distinguished cav-
alier a clever actor in- short an ad-
mirable Crichton. Before the marriage
of the prince there acted as a sort of
housekeeper a certain Countess Gren-
ntal who later married a favorite of
the prince. Dr. Stantschoff by name
who is at present diplomatic agent in
St. Petersburg and whose absolute in-
significance the Bulgarians had plenty
of opportunity to discover. Dr. I.ever-
kuhn head of the library nnd of the
zwilogicnl gardens is certainly an hon-
est man but he has nothing to do with
politics. Very different elements play
a part in the politics of the country;
notably those which have come to light
during '" Szimon affair and also such
person- l'oitescheff and Xovelitsch
or the iost office assistant Siatareff
whom the prince has raised to the dig-
nity of his table companion and Av-
radalijeff who is at the head of the
prncely seeret police.
"These are the grandees of the new
Bulgarian court. They sit in the gala
coaches which on state occasions follow
the prince when they are dressed in
tin If onus covered with gold lace with
footmen in knee breeahes lace jabots
wigs with queues etc. while the horses
are caparisoned with glittering silver
harness and nodding plumes on their
heads; and in silk and satin-upholstered
coaches the courtiers follow dressed
in gala costumes like the others the
whole a train such as the duodecimo na-
tion is not worthy of; in short a carica-
ture in the peasant country of Bul-
garia of princely rococo days.
"There were at one time robes of
state designed by the prince which
were well fitted to such processions.
They had a train several yards long
which in default of pages was wont
to be carried by two pupils of the acad-
emy lint the prince wore this opera-
bouffe mantle only once. The amuse-
ment which it everywhere awakened
induced Stambuloff to tell him the
truth and the prince never again
"Ferdinand has introduced into dem-
ocratic Bulgaria the kis of reverence.
From the highest official to the lowest
peasant every Bulgarian male or fe-
mnle is obliged when he approaches
the prince to kiss his hand. This spec-
tacle may be seen at every parade in
theaters balls at court entertainments
in short wherever the prince shows
himself in public. The highest digni-
taries in the land stand about in groups
and the prince goes from one to the oth-
er holding out his carefully -gloved
hand to be kissed truly an edify ins
picture of the manners of the time of
Louis XV.. leavened with Muscovite
Cifsaropapism. Fear of the prince is
only modified by the sense of his al-
surdity which lias penetrated the most
remote strata of the population." Chi-
cago Inter Ocean.
Wanted a few day boarders. .lake
Walter- beside Dr. B.igby.
has demonstrated ten thousand
tim;i that it U almost infallible
Irregularities and derangement.
It has becomo the leading remedy
for this class of troubles. It cxertj
a wonderfully healing strengthen-
ing and soothing inllucnco upon
tho menstrual organs. It cures
"whites" and frilling of tho womb.
It stops floodirg and relieves sup-
pressed and painful menstruation.
tor Change of Llfo it is the best
medicine made. It is beneficial
during pregnancy and helps to
bring children into homes barren
for years. It invigorates stimu-
lates strengthens the vvholo sys-
tem. This great remedy is offered
to all afflicted women. Why will
any woman sutler another minute
with certain relief within reach t
Wine ot Cardui only costs $1.00 per
bottle at your drug store.
For airUf. in tana mptiriny trteiol dfrre-
ffons. iitMrrss frf ri n? y"rr mu. tht "Lattut
Advuury Drrartment" Tht VhalUirwog JfM-
Uint Co. Oui(tantivi lYnn.
Rev. J. W. SMITH. Camden. S. C. tars:
"Mv vtl!e used Winoct Cardui el home
tor tailing ol the womb and It entirely
Who can measure
the influence of a
Mm 1 "V- f-1 IK
THE ORQA1 NEWSPAPER
THE GREAT WEST I
By Meil Daily and Sunday S LOO a Veer
The Weekly One Year - - 25 Cenu
are Intended for children ladies and all
who prefer a medicine disguised as con-
fectionery. They may now be hid (pat
up in Tin Boxes seventy-two jn a box)
price twenty-five cents or five boxes for
one dollar. Any druggist will get them
if you insistand they may always w
obtained by remitting the pnee to
SPRUCE ST- H
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At the World's Exposition
for excellent manuiaLture
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of touch artistic cases
materials and workman3
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UBGEST JuFAeibnJS OF
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Not occupying more space than
the first following will be inserted
at So 00 per year. The verdict of
nun owning Inrge or smnll herds
is that it pays to advertise the
W. H. NOBLBS
Kiln. i. Kuii.
Horse bi and same.
l;ad brand I
in eo.-n ar I
Ilangf head ol !
ST I mils sari
' a&J ewtfft!!
CIIIs on ten side
Horse brand C II
Hnnfre- On Choa-
ten rrjor creeks
JOHNSTONE & KEELEB
Lart.esvilic I. T.
S8 on right side;
ts tome have the
bar J on right
snip wllhotil tbe erot.
Various old li rands
and ear marks. Itanpo
on the west side ot
CanrT river on Doable
t L. W YMIHOURNE
s niihwcst City Mo.
Smooth crop In rati
ear. underbil In right.
Ramge Hound Spring
liralre. S miles east of
Horse brand O on
left Jaw and thigh.
So mi cattle In old
brand half circle W
J. S. LEFOROE
Vinita 1. T.
Crop and two
spills In each
ear Kange K
west of Vinita
D L. DENNY
C aicniorc J nd. Tcr.
?- Either side.
I!rr 9 miles ran
E. I J. FKAYSER
Vinita I. T
on Utg Cabin
Jackit CalMe of thK
onl Tot ship-
ment Slui reward
Adair Ind. Tcr.
drrblt In right
swallow fork A
undeTblt In tbe
eil AH (congict-
ed) on the left
Kange on Pry-
Chelsea I. T.
Brand EC on both
Kange on fryor
creek T miles north
l'airiaud Ind. Tcr.
and split In
slope In left.
west of Bine-
Jacket. 1. T.
N. SKINNER Vinita Inder.
Vinita I. T.
Drandon hip or side
Crop left crop ana
nmlerfcalf crop right.
R. R. TAYLOR
lWoflic- Vinita I. T.
Smooth eron In
left ear.and crop
and split in tbe
borne cattle In
Kange on Lo-
cust creek fonr
miles s.e. or Vi-
"W. N. STEWART
Hrandls J S
J. t'. HOGA
I'rvnr Crek Ind. Tor.
StrAllnw (n.V ..
underblt In right ear
Usnge on 1'ryor
i vor Creek Ind.Ter.
Some steers branded
stripe across the nose.
Cows branded LAD
irop and split each
evr. Uange near Pry-
!f ea I. T.
f"r shi p
lec 31 a
J O HALL.
Vinita. Ind. Tcr.
Kacgeon Curl creek
S3o reward for convic-
tion of thert or these
yaf Yi K"Be on White OiV
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