Weekly Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 6, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 9, 1894 Page: 6 of 8
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UNITED STATES SHIP 14 CINCINNATI."
Buflt tteo t of 11,100,000, exclusive of armament Every bit of material used In her In of
Typimrlirn manufacture. Her principal dimensions are: Length, AJO feet; extreme width, 42 feet;
- mote draught, 18 feet; displacement, 8,183 tons. The engines are of the vertical triple expansion
type, Indicating 10,000 horeo power, which will develop a speed of nineteen knots per hour. Her
1 unent constat* of one 0-lncb breech loading rifle, and ten 5-lnoh breech loading rifles in the
i battery. The secondary battery consists of six machine gun* and six torpedo tubes. The
* l used will be of American manufacture.
Very Pleasant Time Had Last Evening
at the Itesldeuce of Rev. Dogge*s.
The lawn party given by the ladies
<of the Christian church last evening
At the residence of Kev. Boggess, on
(he corner of ltroad and Logan, (or
the benefit of the church extension so-
ciety, was a very pleasant affair.
There were over one hundred and fifty
people present. There were no invi-
tations sent out, the social was free to
ererybody and those coming' were irre-
spective of denominations. Ice cream
and other refreshments were served.
Music was furnished by Mrs. l'atter-
■on, on the piano, and her sister, .Miss
iracy Hoxey, on the guitar. The
Mozart club also furnished some ex-
The evening proved very profitable
to the society, about $40 being taken
During the evening Kev. Iloggess
•w«# delightfully surprised by being
presented a handsome cushioned rock-
ing chair as a token of his services
and appreciation, the following per-
sons being the oonors:
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Clark. Mr. and
Mrs, L. A. Franklin, Mr. and Mrs. .Ino.
.Fairfield, Mr. and Mrs. Herod, Mr.
and Mrs. McClain, Mr. and Mrs. J. O.
fieverns. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. McDonald.
Mr. and Mrs. Junius Oldham, Mr. and
Mrs. John Stone, Mr. and Mrs. Young,
Mr. and Mrs. Khoads. Mr. aud Mrs.
iCerr, Mr. and Mrs. Stapleton, Mr. aud
Mrs. Griffith, Mr. and Mrs. Hoyle, Mr.
and MrB O. D. lialsell, Mrs. Ryan,
Mrs. Yager, Prof. Mallory, Mr. Strader
and Mr. Hulbert.
The following arc among the many
W. O. Trout and wife, H. H. Howard
and wife. Mr. Teague and wife, E. H.
Carpenter and wife, Mr. McCord and
* ife, Dr. H. L. Smith and wife, T. A.
Shepherd and wife. John Patton and
■wife, M. Btowe and wife, J. M Mc-
Clain and wife, C. W. Brockman and
■wife, W. L. Khodes and wife, O. D.
31 alsell and wife, Kev. lllakeinore and
■wife, F. W. Hewitt and wife, W. F.
£tiles and wife, John Alexander and
.wife, J. Frantz and wife, Junius Old-
ham and wife, R. V. Smith and wife, |
.B. V. Davis and wife, J. M. Y'oung and
wife, W. R, Welch and wife, M. W.
Clark and wife, J. liarney and wife,
-Councilman Stapleton and wife. Mrs.
Walter Metcalf, Hannah Oliver, A. M.
Canrod, Jas. Arnold, Lizzie Holt (of
Perry), Judge Robertson, V. H. Luce,
M. E. Hoxey, W. W. Painter. Mr. Rich,
L. H. Franklin, Lizzie Holcomb, li. V.
Bunch, W. H. Warner, W. (). Miller,
Messrs. Cy Pintsus, liart Marshall, A.
M. Havens (Flora, Ind.,) S. A. Strader,
Richard lirockman. Loyd Oliver, liruce
tJano, Ralph Robertson, Harry Over-
hay, Otie Franklin, Quinn, McCord,
i^am Smith, Charlie Furrow, Stephen
Bradley, W. R. Phinis, Rev. S. Faguer,
J. F. Hill, Mr. Alexander, J. L. Cor-
bett, Dr. Farrington, M. T. Hurlbut,
Cora Highhill, Delia Kessler, Mabel
Painter, Ruby Corbett, Annie Urooke,
Gertie McCord, Jura Crowley, Sarah
Rosworth, Ada Kitchingman, Lettie
Morse, Jiinmie Parker, Anna Alexan-
der, Laura Hrewer, Nellie Alexander,
Mary Oldham, Cora Robertson, Liza
Oldham, Lucy Hoxey, lone Patterson,
Georgie Oldham, Etlie Painter, Delia
Davis, Rose Conrad, Alma Carson and
A>kli>K lor Right-of-way.
Washington, June t!.—|Special.] A
bill was Introduced in the house today
granting the Arkansas, Texas and
Mexican Central railroad right-of-way
through the Indian territory from
Montague county. Texas, in a north-
ual Co in iiieiM'C input ttxprrlK.K
Program Tlint Will lie Given.
The Stillwater agricultural college
and experiment station will hold its
annual commencement exercises com-
mencing June l.lth and including the
17th. The following program will be
Friday, June 15th, at 8:30 p. m., ded-
ication of college building. Addresses
by Judge E. li. Green, Guthrie, Okla.,
and Hon. W. H. Johnson, Perry, Okla.
Reception by the faculty.
Saturday, June 10th, at 8:30 p. m.,
annual address, by Hon. Theo. G. Rs-i
ley, Guthrie, Okla.
Sunday, June 17th, at 11 a. m., an
nual sermon, by Rev. J. C. Calnon, I).
D., Kingfisher, Okla.
ROBBED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT.
Two HHikrd Men Relieve h Merchant of
McAlester, I. T., June 6.—[Special]
James Elliott, manager of the Osage
Trading company at Krebs, was held
up by two masked robbers almost in
the city limits here, at 2 p. m. vester-
day, and robbed of 8200. He was en
route to South McAlester to pay
freight, when two men stepped from
the side of the road and one held the
horses' heads while the other presented
a revolver in Mr. Elliott's face and de-
manded his money. The alarm was
spread at once and about fifty mar-
shals from this place and South Mc-
Alester are scouring the country for
A Ilig Wreck.
A telegram was received this after-
noon from Pond Creek reporting a big
railroad wreck. No particulars were
Fourth of July picnic..
At May's grove, where the Cotton-
wood runs into the Cimarron river.
Speeches, refreshments, foot and sack
races, and fireworks in the evening.
A good time assured for that great
national holiday. Admission free.
R. Nickerson, formerly general
Waite Calls Upon Unauthorized Per-
sons to Lay Down Their Arms.
W. H. Smithson. Noah drills, Stanley 1 superintendent of the Atchison Tope
E. Hurlbut, G. S. Donoho, Brantz ; and Santa Fe, who has lately been
Gano, Mrs. Myrtle Eastwood, Sue appointed general manager of the
Hawkins, Nellie Sulser, Miller Mexican Central, passed through the
Dodson, Ora Scrutchfield, Carrie, ' city today in company of R. F. Mudge,
Anderson. Miss Margurette Hyrnes, i wh" took his place on the Santa Fe!
Birdie Yeager, Nellie Alexander' j The two were joined here bv Col.
ILucy McElHinney, Ida Smith, Klla Henry Asp. division solicitor of* the
Oldham, Jennie Smith, Dora Mercer. ! road.who went as far as Purcell with
■Mabel Wood, Flora Finch, Eflie Finch, i them.
HOSTAGES SET AT LIBERTY.
Some of the Operators Are Not Disposed to
Abide by the Teroia of the Agreement,
Which Is Cuimlng Much
Denver. Col., June 6.—Last night it
seemed certain that the Cripple Creek
troubles had been virtually settled,
Gov. Waite and Mine Owners ,F. J.
Hagerman and David II. Moffat having
arrived at au agreement, but this morn-
ing the report comes from Colorado
Springs that many of the Cripple Creek
operators are not disposed to abide by
the terms of the agreement, and the
excitement is greater than at any time
since the beginning of the trouble,
while Sheriff Bowers declares he will
arrest all strikers who have broken the
laws by their action at hull hill.
State Organizer McIntosh, of the
Western Federation of Miners, says the
miners have accepted the settlement
in good faith and are ready for peace.
The conference began at H o'clock last
night at the request of Gov. Waite. As
soon as the mine owners appeared the
governor announced that he was au-
thorized to act for the miners and
consideration of the various points
was immediately begun. But one
point caused serious complication,
aud that was the time alio wed for lunch-
eon. The miners demanded thirty
minutes, they to be allowed to pay
for the time. This was finally com-
promised and the articles of agreement
as drawn up provide that the miners
shall work eight hours a day with
twenty minutes for luncheon, that they
be paid at the rate of $3 a day,
and that the mine owners in employ-
ing men shall not discriminate against
either union or non-union miners.
At the conclusion of the conference.
Gov. Waite issued a proclamation, call-
ing upon all people in El Paso county
who were forcibly holding the property
of others, and who were bearing arms
in violation of the law. to deliver up
such property and to lay down their
arms. The entire state militia is called
upon to go to Cripple Creek, El Paso
county, and aid the sheriff in restoring
TIIE HOSTAGES SET AT LIBERTY.
Cripple Crkek. Col., June G.—A dele-
gation of citizens waited upon the
leaders of the strikers yesterday and
interceded for the release of Capitalist
Woods, who, they represented, had
always employed union men and treated
them well, Upon learning that Presi-
dent Calderwood of their union had not.
been arrested the strikers released
Woods. Finch and Wilkens, whom they
were holding as hostages. Finch left
immediately for Colorado Springs, vow-
ing to swear out warrants for his cap-
The strikers' forces were increased
yesterday by H00 men who came from
the direction of Pueblo. The miners
Have loaded beer kegs with dynamite,
scrap iron and railroad spikes and have
placed them on the crests of Globe hill
and Battle mountain.
The defensive movements of the
strikers were finally decided upon as
follows: Mounted scouts, spread out
in all directions, upon discovering the
advance of the deputies, were to
hasten to camp with the informa-
tion. A pre-arranged signal would
be sounded on the steam whistle
at Pike's Peak mine when the
strikers would take their designated
positions. The skirmishers would fall
back slowly, keeping the deputies en-
gaged, until they should reach the bar-
ricades at Bull hill. Behind the bar-
ricades the strikers were to make a
stand, defending themselves with guns
and bombs. If driven from the barri-
cades they were to hasten up the slope
to the fort. Should the deputies follow
them the dynamite mines, planted at
every few yards, were to be explt>ded
and cannons and bombs simultaneously
deal out death from the fort.
No Relief For Flooded Portland.
Portland, Ore., June 6.—The river
reached the 32 foot mark last evening
and was still rising. Hundreds of per-
sons whose places of business are sub-
jMvrged have moved out and established
new temporary places. In the lower
portions of the city, where mauy poor
persons live, the condition is most de-
plorable. (treat numbers have been
driven out by the invading waters and
have taken temporary refuge wherever
shelter can be found. Much distress
Peter* Will Preside.
Topeka, Kan.. June ti.—The candi-
dates whose names will go before the
republican state convention held a
meeting this forenoon and agreed upon
ex-Congressman S. It. Peters, of Har-
vey county, for temporary chairman.
The settlement of this question threat-
ened to cause trouble in the conven-
tion and it was therefore decided to
get rid of it by turning it over to the
candidates and abiding by their decis-
Kicked to Death by a Robber.
Pittskikld, 111.. June g.—Saturday
night Henry Schelmmer was assaulted
and robbed. He identified William
Morgan as one of his assailants. Yes-
terday while Schelmmer was going to
vote at the judicial election, he was
met by Morgan and again assaulted
and beaten and kicked in such a man-
ner that he died shortly after.
lletrayed by 11U Own Daughter.
Hillsboro, 111.. June 6.—John Wies
koff, who was found dead on the Big
Four railroad tracks near Butler, this
county, about twenty-three years ago,
was supposed to have been killed acci-
dentally by the cars. Now the daugh-
ter <>f George W. Cooper, a wagon
maker of Butler, then 14 years old,
swears that her father murdered Wie-
koff. robbed him < f $100 and threw his
body on the railroad track and that
she washed her father's bloody clothes.
THE ftVGAR HlIF.DlLE.
The Seuate Begins Voting on the Amend-
Washington, June 6.—The voting
on the sugar schedule of the tariff be-
gan promptly at 1 o'clock this after-
noon in the senate. The first vote was
on the Jones amendment fixing the
date when the sugar schedule should
go Into effect aud the sugar bounty be
terminated at January 1, 180ft. On this
the vote resulted: Yeas, 40; nays, 31.
The amendment was adopted. Mr.
Hill did not vote and Mr. Peffer voted
with the republicans. Messrs. Allen
and Kyle voted with the democrats.
Messrs. Brice and Vilas withdrew
their votes, being pared with Messrs.
Wolcott and Mitchell, of Oregon.
The next vote was upon the amend-
ment offered by Mr. Manderson, of Ne-
braska. providing for the retention of
the bounty provision of the McKinley
law. This was defeated—yeas 32, nays
40. Mr. Hill voted no, as did also
Messrs. Allen and Kyle. Mr. Peffer
voted with the republicans.
Mr. Manderson's third amendment
was defeated—yeas 31, nays 39. Allen
and Kyle voted no.
Mr. Manderson next proposed an
amendment decreasing the bounty one-
tenth of a cent each year until the
time fixed in the McKinley law for
total expiration. This was also de-
feated—yeas 34. nays 37—Messrs. Allen
and Kyle voting with the republicans
and Mr. Hill refusing to vote.
Mr. Manderson then offered an
amendment applying the bounty to
beet und sorghum sugar only, and after
1MI5 reducing it to 1 cent per pound.
This was also defeated—yeas 34, nays
:\7—Messrs. Allen and Kyle voting yea.
Mr. Allison then offered an amend-
ment to add at the end of the para-
graph a proviso that the bounty should
be eight-tenths of 1 cent for suirar pro-
duced in the United States in 1 '.)4.
This was also defeated—yeas 32, nays
NEWSPAPER I! EP0RTERS.
6am Jones Tells What He Thinks
The Creditors of Steele A Walker Will Lose
St. Joseph, Mo., June 6.—Late yes-
terday afternoon I). M. Steele, of the
failed grocery firm of Steele & Walker,
turned over all of his Kansas lands for
the benefit of the firm's creditors. The
land is appraised at SI75,000. which
brings the total assets so far up to
000. and additional assets which will be
turned in will bring the total up to
SI, 100,000. The list of creditors has
now reached a little over 8710,000. The
firm is indebted to Mrs. Kate Tootle,
$<'>4,000; Steadman. Steele A Wheeler, of
Boston, 9110,000, and Dnnscombe &
Jennings, of New York. $100,000. The
total amount due to local creditors is
The run on the First national bank
of Buchanan county and the Central
savings bank was stopped at noon.
The Buchanan had over 81.000.000 cash
when the trouble started, and while it
was at its height a wagon drove up
with 8400.000 more in currency. The
bank refused aid offered by the clear-
ing house. At the Central savings the
officials took advantage of the thirty
and sixty days' notice and paid no more
than $50 to a depositor. The run
stopped at 2 o'clock, and when the
bank closed, after being kept open
until night, no one was asking for
money. The run was principally
caused by small depositors and the
bank had more money when it closed
at night than when it opened.
ITALY'S MINISTRY RESIGNS.
Premier Crispi Refuse* to Hold Office Ile-
causc of Lack of Support.
Rome, June 6.—In the chamber of
deputies to-day Premier Crispi an-
nounced that the cabinet had resigned,
but the king had reserved his decision
in regard to accepting or refusing the
The resignation of the Crispi cabinet
was the outcome of the conference at
midnight of the ministers who dis-
cussed the smallness of the majority by
which Sig. Crispi's proposal for a com-
mission to bring out financial reform
was adopted by the chamber of depu-
uties. The vote by which the premier's
motion was adopted was 225 to 214.
Missouri Democratic Editors Meet.
Warrknsbvrg. Mo., June 6.—The
first annual meeting of the democratic
editors of Missouri was called to order
this morning at Pertle Springs by. U.
A. McBride, of the Journal-Democrat.
II. Martin Williams, of the Hermann
Ledger, was made chairman and J. II.
McDonald, of the Warrensburg Star,
secretary. The meeting was addressed
by Gov. Stone and Maj. Salmon, of
Missouri Valley Turner* Victors.
Topeka. Kan.. June 6.—At the Mis-
souri Valley Turnfest here last night,
the Marvsville society won the first
prize on turning and Topeka the first
for singing. The Tangemann brothers,
of Home City, took the prize for hand-
ling the weights. Other awards are
yet to be made.
William Walter Phelps 111.
Englewood, N. J.. June 0.—William
Walter Phelps, ex-minister to Ger-
many, is seriously ill at his home at
Tea Neck. Dr. Currie refuses to give
(iov. Cleaves Renominated.
Lewiston. Me.. June 6.—The repub-
lican state convention has renominated
Henry Cleaves for governor.
CONDENSED TEL EG K A MS.
The trial of President J. C. Darragh
and Elmer C. Sattlev. of the defunct
Kansas City Safe Deposit and Savings
bank, has been postponed until June
T. II. Pritchard, of Michigan, was
waylaid, killed and robbed by bandits
in Mexico recently. He is said to have
had a large sum of money in his pos-
In the mountain town of San Juan
de Tepan. Mexico, the Indian inhab-
itants and the Spanish residents fought
over lands and several Spaniards are
reported to have been killed.
Dr. Sinclair Tait and William Payne,
representatives from Burin. N. F.. were
unseated and disqualified in the island
supreme court for corrupt practices in
the late eeneral election.
The Man Who GItn Snap and Vim and
Sparkle to the Paper—All Sorts of
Reporters. Good. Bad and
I propose to devote this article to the
newspaper reporter. There are report-
ers and reporters. I shall deal with them
as I have seen them from New York
city to the little reporter of the "Weak-
ly" Express. The newspaper reporter,
like the poet is not made but l orn.
I suppose no country among civilized
nations has such magnificent newspa-
pers as the United States. The re-
porter has largely made the newspaper
what it is. The editor simply sttundsas
the exponent of his own individual
views, however much he may argue to
himself that he is the maker of senti-
ment and the definer of prophecy.
Only a few newspaper editors have
the power to influence others by their
pen. The editor of the New York Sun
is read perhaps more than any other
editor in the United States, but more
read the editorials of the Sun just as
men go to hear Bob Ingersoll lecture,
not because they indorse him or agree
with him, but because he is entertain-
ing. To mould sentiment and create
system belongs to but few newspaper
editors; the reporter is the man who
gives snap and vim and sparkle to the
paper. Really he is the man who
gives the paper its name newspaper.
The reporter gathers the news, and
news is like truth—the way it is put
has largely to do with its character
and the willingness of the people to
receive it. We have all sorts of report-
ers—bright reporters, sober reporters,
drunken reporters, horse race report-
ers, baseball reporters, prize fight re-
porters, religious reporters, reporters
who are reporters and reporters who
are not reporters—to every man his
work. The horse race reporter in his
field of work is magnificent, but were
you to send him to the church to re-
port a sermon he would have the
preacher groomed for the race, he
would have him starting neck and
neck with his text, he. would have him
coming in on the home stretch with fly-
ing colors, and so on.
Were you to send a prize fight re-
porter to a Methodist general confer-
ence he would put the whole thing in
the ring and in all discussions the vic-
tor would have knocked his opponent
out in less than three rounds. The re-
porter in all classes of work soon makes
up his vocabulary and is confined to
his terminology. The average reporter
is a clever fellow. In search of news
for his paper—all kinds of news—I
have sometimes thought that many of
them would sacrifice truth and read-
ableness and candor for sprightliness.
I have had all sorts of reporters after me.
I have stood preaching more than once
when the reporter sitting in front of
me taking the sermon was so drunk he
didn't know which end was up. I was
astonished the next morning to find how
well he had done his work. I suppose
; that condition with him had become
normal. There are very few vicious
reporters who would tell a lie sooner
j than the truth, and who would say a
| mean thing about one rather than a
; good thing. There are long-hand re-
! porters and short-hand reporters. The
j best reporter in the world is the long-
hand reporter. It is he who can brief
Ihe whole matter and get the most
salient points in the most compact
It is a hard matter to report a
speaker and do him justice. If a pho-
tographer were to take a fellow's nose
unci t'lbows and knees and toes and
represent that as a full life-sized
picture of a man he would make him-
self ridiculous, and when a reporter
simply gathers the salient points here
and yonder out of its connection and
represents it as a fair report of the
sermon or speech he does not make
himself ridiculous, but he makes the
speaker tremendously ridiculous.
It is well that the world has learned
that speakers can be misrepresented.
To garble a man is unfair and yet but
few papers have space enough to give
to a full discussion of an hour.
If the average newspaper reporter
would drink less whisky and smoke
less cigarettes he would be better in
dissipation and better qualified in
mind to do the work allotted him.
Theirs is a hard life. They are out
newsgathering from twelve at noon
until two in the morning. Night work
is the hardest work in the world and
is the most conducive to dissipation.
Many a noble, true fellow among re-
porters have I seen wTrecked and
ruined by dissipation on account of
the hours they keep. It is always sad
to me, the picture of a brainy, bright,
noble fellow, wrecked before he
reached mature life. Of course, I
speak of the average reporter. There
are thousands of sturdy, sober, faithful
boys on the reportorial columns of our
papers. The character of their work
determines their salary largely.
They work hard and late to get
something new. and when they have
sought in vain for news and it becomes
a groundhog case with them they be-
gin to manufacture news, and some-
times they can make a very little
event very wonderful when news is
A bright, intelligent reporter, who
is safe in his habits and trustworthy
in his life, will always go to the front
in newspaper work.
I have in my mind now some of the
finest characters I have ever met, hon-
ored by men and rewarded by the rich-
est emoluments, who started out in life
as newspaper reporters. #
Reporting for newspaper is a good
deal like railroading, once a man be-
gins it it has a fascination that holds
him forever- The reporter has his
place and he Ik - come to stay. Like
all other professions this one is largely
in the hands of thofe who run it.
Some reporters have lied on fellows
until if they v. ore to report the truth
oc the same fellow nobody would be-
lieve it. That is one advantage of be-
ing lied on so much. If you are caught
in a mean thing, and they publish it
on you, nobody believes the truth, for
they have been deceived so much with
Ail in all, I am indebted to reporters.
He has done much for me. I have been
frequently misrepresented, but to be
reported at all is a privilege. A man
can letter afford to be lied on than to
Reporter Bailey, of the Dallas News,
is as well known in Texas to-day as
any man in the state. He has made
himself notorious by laying awake at
night and thinking up buttermilk
stories and so on on Sara Jones. Some-
times I read his fabrications and almost
believe them myself, the}* are so nat-
ural and could have occurred so easily,
but I knew they did not occur. He is a
jolly good fellow, and hits written some
things equal to Mark Twain.
A good reporter, one thoroughly
equipped for his work, can take a
clumsy interview from a man and make
magnificent reading. I have been in-
terviewed a few times and felt proud of
the interview when I saw it in a lead-
ing journal next morning, it was bet-
ter than I could do. Again I have been
interviewed and thought perhaps I
owed it to my wife and children to clean
; up the skunk that done the job.
The man who falls into the hands of
a bright, good reporter is raised in his
own estimation, but he who falls into
the hands of a vicious, incompetent re-
porter almost wishes he had ne'er been
Some reporters would not give a cent
for a thing unless it was true; others
are not hunting truth, they are
hunting lies; some reporters have
reverence and respect for charac-
ter, others would crack a joke on their
dead grandmother to make their read-
ers laugh the next morning. Some re-
porters are seeking only for the news
that will make glad the hearts of the
people the next morning; others are
regular scandal mongers whose writ-
ings but bleed the hearts of mothers
and fathers as they spread open to the
gaze of a perverse generation the vicious
lies and misdoings of their sons and
If every reporter would remember
that every son whom they write about
has a mother and every daughter a fa-
ther and every man a friend and
brother who will be wounded at what
he is writing, then indeed he will be
careful how he handles the names and
deeds of erring ones and be more
thoughtful of the hearts that will
bleed and the homes that will suffer.
Sam P. Jones.
The Heirs of a Murdered Farmer
Find Much Wealth.
A RIVAL THROWS A BOMB.
Five Roys Are Poisoned from Eating Herbs
Picked on Their i'layground and Others
Are Critically 111 Struck Dead
Lewiston. Me.. June g.—It has been
discovered that Joseph A. Sawyer, the
Monmouth farmer who was mysteri-
ously murdered two weeks ago, had
about $12,000 in cash, notes and bank
books secreted in various places about
his house. It was found by the heirs
hidden away in kegs, old stockings and
closets. The detection of the murderer
seems as far off as ever, though an offer
of $1,000 reward has been made by the
town and heirs.
a rival throws a bomb.
Chicago, June 6.—Somebody threw a
bomb into the saloon of Charles Noffz
last night, wrecking the entire front of
the building and badly breaking things
inside. Noffz and his bartender, Frank
Heeler, were cut by flying pieces of
wood and glass. Noffz declared that
the bomb was thrown by a jealous
rival for the hand of the woman who is
now Noffz's wife. *■'
Tarrytown, N. Y., June 6.—Five
boys, whose ages ranged from ft to 12
years, inmates of the Catholic Sisters
of Mercy home in this village, have
died from poison, the effect of eating
herbs picked on the playground of the
institution yesterday. Seven more
boys are critically ill from the same
struck dead by lightning.
Florence, Kan., June 6.—Last even-
ing at 5 o'clock Grover Montgomery,
aged 14 years, son of P. I). Montgomery,
and three horses were instantly killed
by lightning four miles northeast of
this place. Two brothers, who were
with him, escaped with a slight shock.
Destructive Wind in Nel>rMHka.
Calloway, Neb.. June 6.—A fierce
storm swept over this place at 5 o'clock
last evening, doing thousands of dol-
lars' damage. The Grand Army hall,
a large frame building used as a
lodge room by various societies,
was totally wrecked. The Methodist
and Episcopal churches were blown off
their foundations and badly twisted,
and the school house, a two story brick
building, was demolished. Nearly all
the barns and outhouses in the town
were damaged and more or less injury
was done to residences and other build-
ings. As far as learned no injury was
done to life or limb.
Rank Wreckers enc to rriMon.
Indianapolis, Ind.. June 0.— Francis
B. Coflin and Percival A. Coffin left for
the northern penitentiary to-day in
charge of deputy United States
marshals. Ex-President T. P. Ilaughey
will be sentenced on Thursday, at
which time he will be taken north.
lleuril Iv.mily Renominated.
Sprinofield. Mo.. June 6.—Congress-
man John T. Heard was renominated
by the democrats of the Seventh dis-
trict in convention here to-day. Only
three votes were cast against liiiu.
Simpson t iken to the Springs.
W asiiixgto";. June 1.—Congressman
Jerr.v Simpson was to-day removed to
Berkeley Springs. Va. He was cheer-
ful and altogether sanguine as to his
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Greer, Frank H. Weekly Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 6, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 9, 1894, newspaper, June 9, 1894; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metapth352532/m1/6/: accessed November 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.