The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 285, Ed. 1, Wednesday, December 6, 1905 Page: 1 of 8
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OLDEST DAILY NEWSPAPER IU INDIAN TESIRjTORY-aASSOCJATED PRESS RE5WT5.
ARDMORE INI) TER. WEDNESDAY EVENING DECEMBER G 1005 S8SSGPJPH0H 50C PER I0IT0! NUMBER 285
NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CHAIR.
MAN HAD $1800000 TO SPEND.
And Used Nearly All of It Electing
Roosevelt and Fairbanks The As-
sertion is Made That Hanna
Spent a Great Deal More.
Washington Dec. B. Accotrtlng to
n Washington newspaper which
prints a Ion; statement nhout tho ex-
penditures of Chairman Cortelyou In
1001 tho republican national commit-
tee used the sum of $1800000 to elect
Koosovclt and Falruanks and had In
bank when the campaign was ended
It 7s shown that Chairman Cortelyou
lind $900000 loss than Chairman Han-
na had In 1900 and nearly $2000000
less than Hanna had In 189G. It Is
also declared to bo a fact that tho
democratic national committee In
1892 when Mr. Clovoland was elected
the second time had n fund exceed-
ing nnythlng known In American poli-
tics "bofore or alricc tho sum of $!
Chairman Cortelyou nccordlng to
this nrtlclo turned over to tho
state committees In Now York Now
Jersey West Virginia Massachusetts
Connecticut Indiana Illinois Wiscon-
sin nnd Nevada tho sum of $700000.
No ostlmato Is given as to tno amount
thnt was expended In New York by
tho national commltteo through Gov-
ernor Odell but It must have been
largely In cxccsb of $200000.
For lltpraturo the national commlt-
teo expended $550000; for speakers'
bureau. $175000; for llliiographlng
advertising etc $150000 and for mis-
cellaneous expenditures $5.000.
It Is stated that tho money expend-
ed by Chairman Cortelyou camo from
10000 different sources. About 4000
contributors wcro known leaving
about 0000 unknown to tho chnlrman
of tho national committee. Tho largest
slnglo contributor furnishes upwards
of $100000 and his Identity ls not
known cither to Chairman Cortelyou
or Mr. Bliss.
Tho nrtlclo Is singularly lacking in
detnlls as to the Identity of corpora-
tions and corporation innagors that
contributed to tho republican funds.
No reforenco whatovor is mado to
contributions cither from the lifo in-
surance companies or railroad compa-
nies but It Is stated that In every
lnstanco whero a contribution was
mado conditional on somo political fa-
vor to come tho favor was rejected
or tho money returned.
In connection with tho republican
campaign funds tho statement is
tnmln thnt President noosovelt nnd
Chairman Cortelyou will both co op?r-
uiiairman Loumu ' -" -
nto to have passed a law prov din.
for tho publicity of contributions to
Chairman Cortelyou today declined
to discuss tho figures connected with
tho campaign of 1001. but Intimated
that they were "about right."
John Sharp Williams Introduces Bill
Relative to Liquor Shipments.
Washington Dec. 5. Uopresonta-
tlvo Williams tho minority loader In-
troduced a bill this aftomcon whlcr.
Is certain to nttract widespread atten-
tion and no moro anywnoro perhaps
than In Texas. Tho purposo of the
lilcnsuro Is to stop the Interstate ship- j
ment of liquor Into prohibition com-
Sec. 10 of tho Dlngley act prohibits
common carriers from transporting
niianmin literature lottorey tickets
nnd deleterious drugs and Mr. AMI
Hams thinks tint tho samo authority
may bo used to prevent the shipment
of liquors from ono state Into another
which forbld3 the salo of those liquors
Tho bill forbids any common cur-
rlor to carry aquor Into prohibition
communities in C. O. D. packages.
In Mr. Williams' opinion those com-
mon carriers in delivering theso C.
O. D. packages nnd appealing to tho
interstnto commerce clause of tho
constitution vlolato In spirit tho po-
llco regulations and ought to bo
Loyal Creek Payment.
Indlnn Agent Kelsoy announces
thnt tho supplemental Ioynl Crook
roll covorlng. with a fow posslblo ex-
ceptions tho remaining claims not
heretofore proven up and paid has
been approved by ttie department ami
paymont to tho holrs and persons
entitled to samo will bo mado by
liltn. commencing Frldny December
8 1905 at tho agency offlco at Musko-
gco either by tho claimants appear-
ing' In person or by vouchors to bo
sont through tho mall
Powers of attorney will not bo rec-
in pnso of tho death of any
heirs s'lnco tho roll was mado. tho
amounts duo can only bo paid to tU3
Ti.ia minnlomontal payment will
..t tn nhnut $30000 and practl
iiv nloses ur all tho old loyal
c.mi. Oklahoma Annolntments
' Washington Doc. 5. Among tho
big batch of nominations sent to tho
hv President Roosovolt
including recess appointments In Ok-
Postmasters. David Darrott Praguo
nmnhv. Woodward; agent for
Indians Kiowa. John B. Blackman of
Anadarko: Governor OI uriiuiuiiwi
Frank Frantz Enid". i
JESSE JAMES KILLING.
fcre Detail of the Murder Near 3dll
water Oklahoma. .
Stlllwnter Okln. Dec. 5. From tho
latest Information tho follownlg
seems to bo tho current version of
tho killing of Jesso James nenr Yost
About a week ago Frank Huoston
a farmor living near Stillwater drove
to James' place nnd lator In tho day
camo to Stlllwnter nnd told his broth
cr. V. I). Huoston that ho had shot
James and asked lilm to send Uio
Rherlff to sco about it. As Huoston
had been Insnno at various times for
several years his brother did not bo-
Havo him and told him to get suc'i
thoughts out of his mind.
Later In tho day he told others but
no ono bolloved him. Yesterday how.
ever tho body of 'James was found la
fiont of his house lying exactly aa
Huoston said ho fell. Coroner Murphy
hold an Inquest. As Ilucston told tho
story ho said he and James got Into
an argument and had startci to thi
houso to settlo It with an oncyclopn-
dla and when they reached tho doo'
James who was eccentric declared
that Huoston was n detoctlvo or road
ngent and ran Into tho houso for his
gun. Huoston becoming alarmed got
In his buggy and started nwny. Jatr.csi
camo out with his gun nnd was about
to shoot when Huoston fired firs-.
killing him Instantly. Frank Huestnn
Is grand treasurer of tho grand en-
campment of Oddfellows of Oklahoma.
Ho will bo sent to tho nsylum.
MAY SUCCEED JOHNSON
ALLEN OF MUSKOGEE MEN-
TIONED AS A WINNER.
Allen Was Law Clerk to J. George
Wright and Has Support of Sena'
tor Long Curtis Submits Bill
Fop Tribal Affairs.
Washington D. C Doc. C. (Ard-
morolto Special.) J. L. Allen of Mus-
kogee law clerk of J. Ooorgo Wright
will probably succeed W. H. Johnson
as United Stntcs Attorney at Ard-
more. Allen has tho support of Senator
Long and is tipped to bo a winner.
Morris of Hyan nnd Assistant At
torney Humphreys of Ardmoro aro
also candidates for tho position.
Johnson has served eight years and
Is not a candidato for ro-appolntmont.
Curtis Submits Bill.
Representative Curtis today submit-
cd to tho secretary a bill providing
for tho winding up of tribal affairs
In tho territory. Among othor things
tho measura provides for Issuing
parts still unissued. Tho salo of
iamifl reserved from allotment nre
poses and the payment of funds now j
held In trust to the Indians of whlcn
there Is $19000000 to bo divided
among 80000 Indians.
WILL NOT RESIGN.
ocnjtors Burton Mitchell and Others
Under Indictment Will Hold Jobc.
Washington Dec. 5 Senator Burton-
of Knnsns Senator J. H. Mitchell ot
Oregon and Hepresontatlvo Hlnger
Hermann and J. N. Williamson both
of Oregon all of whom liavo boon con-
victed In tho United Stntcs courts of
offenses ngalnst tho government will
not resign their seats until tho su
promo court of tho United States has
passod on tho matter
Tho houso of representatives may
rct on Its undisputed right to say who
Its mohibors shall bo In tho matter of
moral fitness In which caso Hermann
nnd Willlnmson will be expelled but
tho precedent In tho senato has boon
to await tho decision of tho court ot
lint resort whero senators havo boon
convicted llko Hurton and Mitchell.
Railroad Interests at Davis.
telephone mcssago from Davis
says that an Importnnt railroad meet-
ing was 'hold thero today which prom-
Isos to result In building n lino from
Davis to Coalgato or 1-ohlgh. The
company Is composed of Now York
Chlcngo and St. Ixnils capitalists and
It is bolloved they will fllo nrtlcios
of Incorporation for about flvo mil
lions of dollars. Tnoy havo employ-
ed H. S. Hachbusch of Coalgato as
chief engineer. Surveyors will bo In
tho field noxt week nnd tho report
says thoy will bo grading onstwar
from Davis within thirty days.
Tho company will bo known as the
"Now State Contral" and will build
about ono hundred and fifty miles of
Oddfellows Elect Officers.
At a regular meeting of Ardmoro
Lodgo No. 9 Independent Order ot
Oddfodows hold last night tho fol-
lowing officers wcro elected to servo
during noxt term. O. Ij. Dyer noblo
tVnnd: Peto Boucher vico grand; i
H. Mason secretary; T. A. Falson
Druggists Sold Whisky.
Claromoro I. T Doc. 5. Court con
voned hero this morning with W. It.
Lawronco of Tahloqnah acting as
ludcc of this tho Fourth Judicial dls
trlct. Quite a number of criminal
cases nro on tho docket mostly
whisky cases. Two prominent drug
cists of Collinsvlllo r. T. wbro con
vlcted hero today for Belling liquor
In violation of tho statutes una are
now In Jail awaiting sentence. Sov
eral other prominent druggists of
this district nre under Indictment and
their trial la sot for this wook.
AND THE GAR
MRS. BERRY'S MANIA IS TO THINK
HER LIFE IN DANGER.
Says She Is a Kentucklnn Has Held
Car Since Saturday Without Food
or Fire Sheriff Has Friendly
Talk with the Woman.
(llrard rvaf. Doc. 5. It seems cor-
tain that Mrs. Ina Horry who has hold
the fort In a passongor car In tho
Frisco yards here for threo days with
out flro or food and has successfully
repulsed nt tho point of n pistol all
attempts to talto hor Is Mrs. Salllo
Horry formerly of Ioxlngton Ky.. and
for tho past two years a resident ot
Spokane Wash. and vicinity. A tomo-
gram to tho pollco from Spokne" say-
ing that Mrs. Salllo Horry Is about
10 years old with a vory fair complet-
ion grey hair nnd a Kentucky nccoat
describes her as well ns could bo dons
In that limited number of words nnd
this Identification Is corroboated by
tho statements of tho woman herself.
Tho conductor of tho train on which
sho camo to Olrard from Kansas Clv
says sho had a ticket from Danvcr
to Tulsa I. T.
Mrs. Horry still has charge of tho
car and has refused to nllow nnyono
to como very close. Tills morning
sho asked for a flro nnd Dctcctlvo
Monnhan of the Frisco hastened to do
hor bidding but before ho got tho flro
fttarted sho ordered him' away telling
him ho was too slow nnd must go or
take tho consequences. This nftir-
noon Sheriff J. 13. Walsh had a lonrj
and friendly talk with Mrs. Be.-ry
nnd nt times sho Joked and Bpaku
plaasantly. Ho drew hor out nnd she
Anally said sho had been divorcia
from her husband James Horry threo
years ago and that ho Is now running
a saloon In Lexington. Ky. Sho snld
sho had a married daughter nnd when
tho sheriff suggested thnt sho looked
too young for that sho said sho nm-
rled young. Sho nlso said sho had a
grown son a boy of 1J years who was
with his father and a sister and niece
In Denver. Sho iljentloncd a friend
nnmed Itoss In Wnllnco Ida. and
snld If ho was hero sho would go "it
of tho car with him. At ono
in tho conversation sho statc
sho know sho had to dlo but al
not going to kill herself as sho
luivo no chance to get forgU
but would shoot others In sell do
If thov tried to tako her. Sh
ways alert and notwlthstnndlng her
long vigil and tho cold sho does not
show weariness. Whenever a train
tiasscs tho car sho nulls down a pillow
sho has sticking In tho window nnd
with revolver In hnnd keenly wntchos
the trainmen. As soon ns tho train
la gone sho pushes It up ngaln nnd
hides behind K. Sho has a young
looklnc fnce. but nor hair Is
Tho sheriff now bollovos ho will
soon bo nblo to secure Mrs. Berry
without harming her or tnklng
chances on having somobody shot.
Sho says thoy may kill hor but If
thev do two or threo will go nlong.
Tonlcht Mrs. Berry consented to
hnvo n bed and an oil Btovo plnced in
Mrs. Berry Captured
filrard. Kas.. Dec. C Mrs. Ina Bor
rv. who slnco Friday last has held
tin town officials nt bay from her
fort In tho toilet room of a Frisco
onnr.h. on the trncks here was ro
moved today shortly before noon af
tor bIib had been nartiaiir ovcrcomo
bv fumes ot ammonia. A bundle of
rnirs saturated with tho drug had lwen
pushed through tho window of tho
to let room
mfcre surrendering. Mrs. Berry
fired ono shot nt hor captors hut with
nut effect noforo sho could shoot
ngaln. Mrs. Berry was orcrpoworcd
by two officers. After bolng assurod
that omcors and neonio or uiraru
wcro her friends and that tho officers
1fni como to nrotcct her. tho woman
mado but a fcouio oitori ni resistance
Sho was removed In a carriage to the
Jail and plnced under tho enro of tho
Once insldo tho Jnll and mado con
fldont that tho attendants wcro work
ing In hor behalf Mrs. Horry quieted
down and talked rationally
Emaciated by her long fast and
weakened from loss of sleep nnd ox
nosurc tho jvomnn presented a pit.a'
bio appearance. Her clothes wore
torn hor face and liands badly soiled
nnd her hair dlsluKClcd
Mrs. Berrv w 111 bo delivered into
tho custody of tno prounto court no
foro whom the town marshal had last
night been ordered to produce hor at
threo o'clock this afternoon
McAlester Wants Oil or Gas.
A movomont Is woll undor foot to
orcnnlzo a corporation In South Mc
Alostor for tho purposo of sinking bov
oral wells west of tho city In tho see
tlon known to bo rlrh In Doth oil nnd
cas. Already sufficient support from
local business men hns been pledged
to nrnctlcally assuro organization.
Such men as J. J. McAlester. Geo
A. Mansfleld. Melvcn Cornish Hd
Young. Frank Smith. F. S. denim
and others an wishing tho movomont
A meeting will bo held Wednesday
A proposition from a partv owning
a complete drilling outfit will bo sub-
mitted at this meeting. Tho two wolls
will likely bo sunk. It Is bellqvod by
oil men that Oiiner gas or on in pay
ing quantities win do reacnou ai
depth of about 1700. Capital.
SHOW OF FORCE ':t a jED- RE.
Mailed Fist Order Seems Imminent.
Moscow Completely Cut Off Train
Service May Cease Tomorrow.
Will Not Compromise.
St Petersburg Monday. Wlldost
rumors are today flying nhout town.
One thing Is certain the show ot
force has everywhere hoen largely
Increased. Martial law is tho word of
Without a symptom of doubt retal
iation will bo tho Immediate reply of
the revolutionaries. Tho Dournovo
olenient In tho cabinet which Is tho
mailed fist ordor Is coming to the
top nnd might precipitate a crisis at
Moscow is now completely out off
from St. Petersburg. Tho last link of
the telephone was sovered during tho
night rioters capturing n valuable.
haul of copper wire. Some aro packing
off their families with great rapidity.
Outgoing trains nro thronged to over
flowing. A report Is current that tho
trnln service; will bo stopped tonioi-
row. Hankers hold n mooting today nt
which tho hopetcssncss of tho situa
tion was discussed. Postal otllclali bo-
llovo In tho early opening of business.
Strikers on tho contrary say this will
never bo dono until concessions nvJ
Extraordinary mild weather com in-
lies. Thero is no tee on tno Nvn
which Is quite unheard of nt this
time of the year.
NOW OPEN TO SETTLEMENT.
Half Million Acres of Indian Pasture
Reserves to be Leased.
Fl Reno. Okln. Doc. B. Tho half
million acres of pasture reserve lying
.ufhwost of hero wero thrown open
o settlement today. Tho otllco of In
dian Ag3tit Handlotf who in In cnarge
of tho salo and lease of tho lands.
wns surrounded by largo crownn of
prospective settlors nil day today
eager to securo choice locations. All
tho lands aro leased In ldU acres
tracts for a period of flvo years dat-
ing from Jnnuary 1. 190fi. Tho mini-
mum price Is 2G conts per ncro and
year. No ono person will bo nllowcd
to lease moro than two sections ot
land and alt bids must ho mado separ-
ately for each quarter section. Each
lessee Is bound to cultlvato all tillable
land up to 75 per cent of tho land
3ased. Tho lcssoo is given me priv-
llego of relenslng tho land nt an ap-
praised valuation nt tho end of five
years. No subleasing will he allowed
without tno consent ot tho secretary
of tho Interior.
ROOSEVELT IN THE SENATE.
President Ambitious to Succeed Sen
ator T. C. Piatt in 1909.
Wnshlncton. Dec. 5. It Is reported
thnt It is tho ambition of President
Roosevelt to succeed Sonator T. C.
Matt In tho United States sonnto on
tho expiration ot tho aged senator's
term In 1909.
On tho exn ration of His term tno
nresldcnt w 1 bo still a comparative
lv voune man. Ho will bo still In his
fiftieth vear. Tho placo of president
of Hnrvard University lias neon p'
d out for him. Ho hns also employ
ment selected for him ns nn odltor
and ns tho loader of a grcnt Indopend
cnt pnrty that should hold tho balance
of powor lietwoon tno iwo oiu par-
ties. But accord ng to the news trom
New York every thine htB been ar
ranged so that the former prosldont
rnn sten Into Mr. Piatt's shoos the
mlnuto he ceases to be president.
West's Claim Reconnlzed.
Wnshlncton. D. C Dee. C Justice
Duell today upheld tho claim ot Willis
C West who mnrrlvii a Ulioctaw
woman and claimed' nn allotment ot
land as an minuted momhor or tno
tribe. Secretary Hitchcock had pro
vlously denied claim.
South Baotlst Church.
The services at tho Southo Baptist
church will likely continue through
out tho month. C. M. Curb of Black'
woll. O. T.. has charco of tho preach
Ing services. Wo earnestly deslro tho
co-operntlon of tho Christian workers
of tho town. D. N. CUiin rnBior.
No Action on Smoot.
Wnshlncton. Doc. 5. Chnlrman
nurrows of tho commltteo on clec
Hons .savs no action will ho taken
in tlw caso of Sonator Smoot of Unth
until tho vacancy on tno commltteo
Is filled which will put It over aftor
tho Holiday recess.
Aftr.r Colbert's Job.
Outhrlo. Okla Doc. 5. W. D. Foa
Fett. United Stntcs marshnl. who re
turned yestorday from Washington is
vory sanguine that no win uo reap'
pointed and says ho rocolvod nssur
In Wnqhlneton to that effect
In this connection tho statomcnt Is
made bv friends of John Ahernathy
thnt If Fossott Is renppointod It moans
Ahm'nothv Is slated to succeed Den
H. Colbert as marshal In tho South
rn district of Indian Territory. Sher
Iff Jim Thomuson ot Anadarko Is al
Hr n eahdldato for Colbart'B place
Fossett's friends' etato that Abdrnathy
Is slated for something Dig Dut thai
It' U'not Fosaet s Job
AMES FIGHTS STATEHOOD.
Is Emphatic In Opposition to Capital
Provision In the Bill.
Oklahoma City Dec. C. Mr. C. 1).
Amos law partner ot I). T. Flynn
practically opposed statohood today.
Among other things ho snld:
"Tho capltnl provision of Mr. Mc-
Oulre's stntehood bill la nothing moro
nor less than political trickery. It pro-
vides thnt tho capital shall remain at
Outhrlo until ulO nnd t.iat thoreator
It may bo removed by tho voto of x
mnjorlty of the electors. Tho effect
of this will he to keep tho capital per-
manently nt Guthrie unlws ono of
tho opponents enn at tho election se-
cure nn absolute majority of tho en-
tire voto ctiBt not simply a plurality
but a clear majority. Tho effect Is
that If Muskogee South McAlestor
Shawnee Oklahoma City lCnld ami
Outhrlo should enter tho rnco for mo
capital and Outhrlo should rccclvo
the lowest voto ot any nsplrant It
would still remain tho capltnl unless
one of tho other candidates received
mnjorlty of tho entlro voto cast
his U taking away from tho people
the right to locnto tho capital nnd i
nothing more or loss thnn an outrngo.
It Is soinowlmt surprising thnt Mr.
Mcdulro should Insist upon this pro-
Is on n v ev of the fnct that tho re
solutions of tho statehood convontlon
eld m Oklahoma City last July con
demned all thoso provisions ot tho hill
taking away from tho stato Its f
and equal rights as a tnomhor of tho
SENTIMENT OF SENATE
CANVASS OF SENATE REGARDING
Beverldgc Says the Bill Will be Pass
ed This Session With a Good Ma-
jority and There Will be Two
States of Four Territories.
Wnshlncton. Dec. C. A canvass of
tho senate to ascortaln Its sentiment
regarding tho stntohood bill Indicator
says Sonator Bcvorldgo of tho com-
mltteo on toirltorlcs thnt tho bill will
bo passed this session with n good
majority. Ho thinks tno moasuro will
ho In tho scniO torni'iis reported Inst
session for tho admission ot Oklaho
ma and Indian Territory ns ono stato
and New Mexico and Arizona as an
WORK OF CAUCUS OUTLINED.
Senaors Authorize the Appointment of
a Steering Committee.
Washington wee. 5. Tho caucus ot
tho republican senntors which will bo
held Immediately aftor tho adjourn
ment today ha3 Its worn already do-
flned. Its most Important function will
bo to outhorlzo tho nppolntmont of a
steering commlttoo nnd following tho
usual custom the iircsont luomborH
uro almost certain to bo elected.
Tho commltteo conBlBts of Senators
Allison chairman Halo Aldrlch Cul
om Lodgo Porklns Clark of Wyo
ming Elklns Spoonor Kcano anil
Bovorldgo. Tho caucus also will direct
tho appointment of a commlttoo to
fill tho vacancies on rogular senate
committees. Thoso apolntments wi
Ihj mndo by Senator Allison chairman
of tho caucusos.
Conferences of leadors already liavo
boon held for a discussion of Import
ant vacancies. Tho principal chair-
manship vacant Is tho Judiclnl which
will bo filled "tiy tho ndvanccmont of
Sonator Clnrk Indian affairs by
Clapp of Minnesota; military affairs
by Warron of Wyoming; public bull l-
Inir nnd grounds by Scott or wesi
Virginia; cHlms uy Fulton ot Oregon;
nnd education and labor by Dolllvor
of Iowa. Thero aro vacancies to ho fill
ed on finance which proimmy win no
given to Halo of Malno; on foroign
relations which In llkoly to go to Bov-
orldgo ot Indiana; threo on Judiciary
which probahlv will b nind by Knox
of Ponnsylvnnln Forakor of Ohio and
Carter of Montana.
Wnfner of Missouri will got ono
of tho vacancies on military affairs.
Thorn nre also a number ot import.
ant democratic vacanclos on commit-
tees which wll bo filled by tho min
ority steering commlttoo.
DEMOCRAT IS CHOSEN.
Republicans No Longer to Be In Con
trol of interstate commerce.
Washington Dec. 5. Franklin Lano
of California will tomorrow lie np-
nnlntod a member of tno intorsiaie
rnmmcrcn commission. Mr. I-ino is a
domocrat and his appolntmont will
rhango tho political comploxlon of tho
Interstate commorco 'omtnission iroin
tttnuiiilcan to domocrrtlc.
Former Governor nrcr or uiinios
whom Mr. Uano will succeed on tho
eommlsslon. is a republican as also
aro Commissioners Knapp ana itou
tv. Cnmmlss oners Cockrell and ciom
ents nro democrats. While Mr. Iano
ntwnvB has beon n democrat In poi
Itlcs tie was a sppporter of President
Itoosovolt In tho last campaign.
In connection with this nppolntmont
It Is pointed out that In tho ovent oi
thn onnntment of railroad rate legis
lation by the prosent congress tho In-
terstate commons commission vory
likely will bo recosnlzed.
Another Rouqh Rider Chosen.
Washington Dec. C Tho nomlnn
tlnn nf Snth Bullock of Doadwood S
tv. to bo United States mnrshal In
South Dakota wis sent to Mid spnnto
today. Bui belt who at nreont Is sup
cr.lntendoht of Blackhllls forest res
orvo. Is a porsonal friend of tho pros
Idenl. Ho commrtnded the companv
of. Bough Riders. In tho last Inaugural
REPRESENTATIVES OF OPERAT-
TORS OF TERRITORY BUSY.
Union Mine Leader Predicts There
Will Be No Serious Trouble In
Reaching an Understand
Ing at Indianapolis.
In sosbIoii at tho Coal Operators'
quarters In tho flushy block today aro
roproBentntlves of tho mlno operators
of Indian Terrltor Arknnsns and Tex-
as composing what Is known ns Dis-
trict No. 21. Theso reprcsontntlvos
comiKJso tho "scalo commlttoo" dolo-
gated with authority to proparo a
scalo of wngos to provall throughout
tho district and to hecomo operative
April 1 noxt.
In tho conforenca nro: Supt. J. C.
Held ot the Oreat Westorn Coal & Coko
Co. South McAlester; John Htllnnd
Hncho & Denmnn Gowon; Edw. H.
Coxo. of Hock lair- 1 Coal Co. Harts-
horno; Supt. Connull of Westorn Coal
& Mining Co. Ixshlgh; Supt. CuUcn of
Southwestorn Coal & Development Co.
Coalgato; W. K. Oordon Texas & Pa-
cific initios nt Thtirucr Texas; Bon-
nett Brown Bccrotary of Southwest-
ern Coal Operators Association Kan-
Tho scalo arranged nt this mooting
will bo taken to tho general Joint
conferenco of minors nnd operators
to ho held at Indianapolis February 1.
Tho union mhrivi of District No. 2t
will meet at Ft. S.nlth Jnnuary 14 for
a two dayB' session at which their do-
mands will bo framed. Following tho
meeting about 150 union miners from
the district will go to Indianapolis on
a special train.
Peto Hnnrnty head of tho union
miners In District 21 snld today re-
gardlng tho Indianapolis Joint conven-
tion: "I firmly bcllovo Hint tho oporators
and union minors will reach n satis-
factory sottlemont of tholr claims.
Both 'sides nro now lnrgo.
"Tho tendency Is to arbltrato all
differences. Should It ho found that
nn asrcomcnt can not be secured In
tho Joint convention then nn arbitra-
tion board composed ot twelvo mem-
bers will ho npolnted to facllltnto mat-
tors. I vlow the situation ns very en-
couraging from t' o ''endpolnt of a
continuation ofpoa Ixitwccn opera-
tor and minor. McAit .tor Capital.
CATHOLICS WILL APPEAL.
Excommunlcants Will Take Wedding
Matter Up With Cardinal Gibbons.
Omnha Nob. Dec. 5. Tho Catho-
lics who wore oxcomtnunlcatcd by
Bishop Scanncl of Omaha for attend-
ing tho Kennedy wedding In tho Pros-
bytorlnn church liavo decided to ap-
peal to Cardinal Gibbons tho Arcn-
I bishop of Baltimoro nnd tho official
head of tho Bomnn Catholic church
in tho United States.
Bishop Scanncl lias'announccd that
ho will not rovlow his action In tho
matter of tho excommunication thnt
tho Cnthollcs who Mtonded Congrois-
man Konnody's wedding did so against
his warning and that In n! lltorii
sonso they oxcomluhnlcatod thorn-
solvos because they well know that
tho rules of tho church forbado tholr
participation In any such ceremony.
Tho affair Is causing any amount o
bitterness In Omnha society. Tho ap
pellants nro nopoful that Cardinal
Olbbons will roverso tho doclslon of
tho Bishop of Omaha as his omlncnco
Is known to bo a bellovor In tho eoft
nnswor that turnoth away wrath.
Suit for $55000.
Tulsa. I. T. Dec. 5. Honry J. Van-
denborg who had tho contract for
building the now bank building hns
filed suit ngalnst tho First National
Bank building company nnd tho First
National Bank of Tulsa to recovor ?55
000 alloged to bo duo him for wrong-
ful termination of contract. Tho First
National hank owns ono of tho lots
on which tho building stands and la
for that reason mailo a party to tho
Biilt Tho bank is not interested in
tho building. IJcns hnvo boon filed on
tho building nnd lots. Poo & quarry
and McDougal & Walker roprescnt
Vnndenborg while Magoo & Houck
Martin & BJco; D. I. Sleopor and At-
torney GIvens of Muskogeo ropresent
tho bank building company.
FREE SEED 'DISTRIBUTION.
Mr. Sheppard Wants Information as
to Reports Received.
Washington Dec. 5. Iteprestmta-
tlvo Shoppard who thinks tho distri-
bution of seed by tho govornmcnt
ought to bo Btoppod Introduced a res
olution today calling on tno aecroiary
ot Agrlculturo for Information as to
tho number and nature ot tho roporta
that tho government has received
from' thoso to whom thoso soeds havo
boon sont. Mr. Shoppard thinks thes;
reports will show that tho farmers ot
tho country do not groatly esteem this
Farmers Assemble at Texarkana.
Toxnrkana Tox. Doc. 5. Dolegatea
from Farmors' Unions from twelve
states aro Jicro to form a National
Tho first mooting today was for
Tho wolcomo address was mado by
N. A. Shaw of this city and tho ro-
sponso by B. F. Duckworth of Oeorgla.
A commltt6q on credentials of ono
metnbor from onch of tho six states
having stato Unions was appolntod.
Tho enthusiasm is great. 490 itttni-
lng and will hold fire daya.
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