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   Indian Sentinel (Newspaper) - November 3, 1898, Tahlequah, Oklahoma                                TAHLEQUAH INDIAN NOVEMBER NUMBER THE WORLD AT Nummary of the Daily Nqwa TUB executive council of Amer ican Federation of Labor recently held a twoclays session at the eifrhtliour day being the principal subject It whs decided to appoint a legislative committee to be in attendance on congress immediate Iv upon its that the meas ure may be enacted into law at earliest possible TIIK treasury department at Wash ington has practically completed the issue of the of three per bonds authorized at the last ses sion of The highest allot ment to any one subscriber will be Subscribers for will receive arid possibly a few hundred dollars in THE commissioner of Indian who has been fora week investigating the Indian trouble a verbal report to Secretary Uliss Washington on his He attrib uted the to methods of the Who take gross advftii many red skins being drugged 100 miles from their agency as witnesses in trivial cases in qirder tb swell deputies The Indians are then turned without any to get home as best they They are alscpyjonged in regard to timber sales on their OFFICIALS Washington were ex ercised on the aiitlj over a warning from the Canadian authorities that people with pronounced cases of eluded the AmerTean immigration inspectors and had crossed the line the United SKCKKTAKV HAY sent a by his private secretary to President Mc Kinley at Philadelphia on the Sfith which caused the latter to hold an im promptu cabinet meeting with those members who were present at the The message was something important it was evident The meet ing lasted nearly an hour and the pri vate secretary left immediately for in a special who is treas urer of the Lafayette monument is deluged with contributions from the school children of the He has opened a special office at 1407 F and exCongress man Walter of is in with an The cbn tribution of each school ia in the name of the to whom the receipt is TIIK award of the chief justice ol to whose arbitration was sub mitted the claim of Victor an American against the gov ernment of 1eru i for sus tained by reason of imprisonment dur ing one of the revolutionary outbreaks has been received at the state department at McCord is awarded UEWEY cabled thet navy de piirtment at Washington on the 28th that everything was quiet at 1ekin and that American interests in China were not in IRKSIDKNT issued a proc lamation on the 28th setting apart November as a day of na tional thanksgiving for the blessings received during the past SlCCKKTAKY OK STATK 11AV stated OH the 28in that he believed the peace commissioners at 1aris would get through their labors by December AN informal cabinet meeting was held by the president on the 0th at which the members forthcoming an nual reports were TIIK report of the Dawes commission was submitted to the secretary of the interior on the It presents the conditions in the Indian The lack of educational facilities for white children is shown and congress is asked to appropriate money for schools for ambassador at Washing ton and Postmaster Smith have atlixed their signatures to a treaty for a parcel between the United States and the British colony of Trini UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER PECK has been told that Americans will probably be granted permission to erect a statue to Lafayette in the gar dens of the in direct line with the Arc de at THE second assistant postmaster gen William made his annual report on the trans portation of the m ails of the United AliUK at destroyed nearly the entire business portion of the including the tele phoneexchange ajid insurance atone time inanag inc1editor ofthe Louis his hntne in that city of iiigd 13 was killed and James Ryan badly wounded in a saloon row among the horse jockeys at the other distinct shocks of earth each being about ten seconds in were felt at on the GKOIUH one of bandits held up an Topeka Santa train near lort last was convicted of murdcrand to Sin years in Tin engineer and fireman of the train were killed by the No fewer than insurgents at ofwhom 500 are want office and their clamor amounts almost to a THE steamer which arrived at Francisco on i the 30th from SL brought important news of the Arctic whaling The catch up to October 10 was U8 one of the largest on and repre sented round numbers about GHOHOK R died pof yellqw fever at York on the aged 07 lie had just from where he had been sent by President McKinley to investigate the sanitary CIIAIILKS the Chicago street railway was said to have insured his life on the Dili for i peace jubilee at Philadelphia on tlie JSth was purely of a civil The ceremonies opened with the rededicatiou of old Inde patriotic exercises be ing held at the historic the Tisof being sung by school The tnamtnotii trades display or civic parade afterwards had men in besides 150 floats and T10 bands of TIIK boiler in the Calumet and oilerhouse at Lake xoloded aud killed three OSCAR VOinaha nocked out Sammy Kelly at New in the fourteenth round ofwhat as to have been a 25round bout TIIK Tonkin River boiler and engine vorks in NV were destroyed y The night vatchmau perished in the AAKON of mentally sjiot and angerously wounded his wife and hen killed BUSINESS failures in the United States or the week ended the 28th numbered according to Bradstreets commer ial against 218 in the corre pondintr week of last AN affidavitfor registration was re eived at on the 128th from resident In answering heusual questions as to resi etc McKinley states that lis temporary residence isin but gives 815 West was street as his real This i the old McKinley A PARIS dispatch to New York livening Post on the 2Sth said it was umqred that the democratic member jf the American peace Icnator of may re Mounts and 1ete ioth were hanged at Kfch for being dropped brough the trap at the same TIIK steamer Tut grain from was sunk in the nouth of the near Michigan Thecrew off by he lifesavers after 24 hrfurs of ex treme TIIK Second and Third battalions of he Twentieth Kansas regiment em larked on the transport Indiana at Han Francisco for The two attalions are commanded by Frederick A OALK swept over the lower lake regions on the night of the th and the wind reaeheda velocity of 50 miles an The yacht which vas anchored insidethe Cleveland had her anchor chains give way was dashed upon the eaeh and pounded topieces by the A DISPATCH from Paris on the 27th stated that the Spanish commissipners ould forego all further argument ibout the Cuban debt and had agreed that the article about Cuba in the GENERAL was inaugurated governor of Georgia on the BY direction of commanding the United Confederate at New has issued a general order an nouncing that the next reunion will be held at May LONDON fears an epidemic of influ THE corps surgeon at reported on the 28th that William Bryan was suffering from a light form of typhoid McMoNBpE POWELL was fined by Judge Murphy at Louis the other afternoon on a charge of wife abandonment Powell is abput years of a stoek clerk employed by the PhilibertJohanning Lumber The charge was preferred against him by his THE first annual Macon county carnival was recently the streets being thronged to witness the imposing was made of all of decorated elaborately with corn Then was a great display ot corn product in the corn wfciere ladies servei food made from MKS Riras who enjoy the unique distinction of being th oldest abolitionist In the United States and the only surviving member of th liutiton Womans AntiSlavery board recently observed birthday at the rwldeitee at her iu xicol should go forward into final All differences about Porto ifco and the selection of also to have was military and naval day at the great peace jubilee at Philadel For three hours President Mc Kinley watched the soldiers and sailors march past Miles was the chief marshal and the pageant was a brilliant At nicrht a banquet was tendered Mc Kinley by the Clover club and later an informal reception place at the Academy of The president afterwards took the train for i THE girls strike at the American fereal companys plant at Cedar has the manage ment agreeing to the demands of the strikers for 18 cents per 00 for label ing and wrapping packages and also to discontinue the regulation fining the girls for wrappers torn in Over 800 girls returned to TIIK an asylum for the in at appears to have been Uisgracefally The rec ords of thelast 15 months show were deaths there out of 700 in TUB Society of the Army of the Ten in convention at sleeted tirenville Dodge presi Among the vice presidents chosen were Charles of and Seereluryiot TIIK United stuaiu barie Lloyd boundfor struck and at St about UUtultea Cau The wore fursolive and lemon crops around were destroyed terrific hailstorm on the A IHKAT lire in in the vale of destroyed all the public buildings and maiU The damaire was estimated at The power boiler in the Calumet stamp mill at Luke killing four men seriously THE New York by the aid of correspondents all over the predicts that the Inited States senate after the coming elections will remain republican by a small nvijorftyand the house of representatives also by a majority of between 15 and THE friends of who have been urging his ctindiducy fonthe United States have come convinced that he cannot suc ceed against Senator Thomas Mar who has unequivocally declared his support of the free silver sentiment of the party in Lees canvass ab ruptly stated thai Blanco would leave Havana Novejuber as is averse to Witnessing the closing scenes of the evacuation of lie to Spain before the Amorican flag is raised over tlie A WAR has broken out in Cleburno between the moonshin ers and DisiATCH the German em peror at Jerusalem onthe CHICAGO is trying to general conference Methodist church in while standing near the engine at Taylors accidentally fell on the belt He was hurled with terrific force against the side1 of the house and nearly every bone in his body being i A from Petersburg said that medical authorities admitted that the epidemic prevailing in Lower Russia was the The death rate was reported very fires the other night at in the to tal destruction of several residences dnd one saloon and the of three William Johnson and two small Johnson started the fatal tire by using crude his THE steamer with acrew of 15 was Relieved by men fo have been lost in the recent great storm in midlake off TliE British cabinet has it was reported at to proclaim a protectorate over Egypt by Great THE Japanese Mijagala was sunk in a collision at Kobe and GO Ja panese A LARGE sawmill at was burned on the 30th and 250 men Were thrown out of The amounted to several hundred thousand THERE was a boiler explosion in the sawmill at West which completely wrecked the plant and fatally injured three A RECENT storm battered Chicagos lake front and the damage was esti mated at clocks in the upper doors of high buildings were stopped by the vibration of tire tall IN a jealous after quarreling with his wife for half an hour the other August a tailor at shot himself in the right temple and was not expected to sur vive his THE grand jury at San Francisco has voteu to indict Cordelia Botkin in that city for the alleged ol John Dunning at by poisoned THE war between Great Britain and France has been the latter country having complied with the demands of England and agreed to withdraw Marchaud and his expedition from leav ing the question of her right to a foot hold in the BahrelGhazel and to a station on the Upper Nile for subser quent friendly 40 years of burned herself to death at She had been in health for some tirqe past and was being treated for She saturated her clothing with kerosene and applied a lighted UNION painters at were locked out by the Master Paint ers association on the 20th because themen would not withdraw against a certain A UEAKKND collision occurred on the Union Pacific sidetrack at betweentwo freight re sulting in the death of threetrain men and the serious injury of AT a recent meeting of the wire and nail at it was decided to reduce the price of wire nails five cents per keg and to advance the price of galvanized both smooth and five cents per 100 i THE steamboat Bolivia reached New Orleans on the 25th with the largest shipment of immigrants that ever came to that port on a single the hu man cargo consisting of who took passage at There in the lot 980 ablebodied J45 81 children between the ages of of four and 12 and 57 THE schooner St Peter sank on Lake near and all on board perished with the exception of the who was picked up by a life saving crew in ian unconscious condi Eight persons at least went down with the 1 FUEDKBIOK of the Twentieth Kansas was mar ried on the evening of the 25th to Miss Edna of She will go to Manila with Two men were shot to death by raged people of Ropublican because they implicated each other Iwfore the coroners jury in the mur der of a AN age party was recently at the home in WJLSOKS PET J7anc3 Farmers Appointed Consuls and Diplomacic Ken Verned In AK rtciittkrul AlTaln hoiiUI Uo Siert u by olullj to Special Wasliinfftpn Your people will tindoubicdlybe in terested in knowing that we are con stantly trying to send dairy products intp the markets of saiti ihe secretary of agriculture iu hi4 Illiee room the other There is one matter of vlst impor tance which the people ought to 1 propose to keep hammering away at this one idea during my entire term of office in order to accomplish there If can do sp that one Achieve ment will be satisfy me that my term of ollice not been lii Every foneign here at this an agent who is thor oughly informed agricultural af Everything thiit we do is re porter by these agents to their gov so that they know what we are doing as as we know For when our fruit entered the San Jose scale was they had in Uer n was to turn to a copy of a bulletin issued by this which is on file in aud they could learn all about Our miriiswrs and consuls and capable send abroad only the men for diplomatic I5ut cjorps knows anything about agri culture aiul agricultural it is almost impossible for country tohavn definite informa tion concerning the agricultural stand ing and development of other coun although they know all about has bcpn sfnt abroad unfit This has been largely be cause of the carelessness and indif ference of the railroads which have unloaded their cargoes ou the wharves cf New and allowedthe butter toK there and spoil before it entered the holds of the ships which were to takeit You alsosay that the vessels have shown consider able indifference the On account of such some of best butter has gone abroad unfit or given us a bad name as butter This must be 1 am secretary of ngricul propose to do my bist to extend the markets of our dairy men and That is what tliia department was Field for the Photographer the Scientist as WelL Knownniul FnlrcMt Car llilni iMliilulii Inllictlo ltiltt Aiulil J Swnvry is that we shall My proposition have agricultural agents at the cap itals of all1 the leading countries of the These ageing should be graduatesof our state agricultural who are practical and whohave had at least ten years ex ly created That is whal tinfa rmers expect of thv und tlmt is the secretary for his prime Therefore 1 am working constantly to secure increased Kuroucuii markets lor our The scientific men employed here urc Cully imbued with the importance of the upon and they cordially cooperate in the work committed to their several Sonre the best iiieuin the country from time to time been employed 1 and many of them have become iixtures in the ilejiurtment not alone Ijtcause of civil but be cause of their special for the positions which they The clerical force is but If could be improved if wehud our way about it We expect to im prove he character and quality seeds furnished by the department iu tlie and our bulletins from tlie bureau of animal industry ought to aid in the of our meat The weather bureau ducted and its work has been rulnblc value to our not only those in but also to those engaged in commerce nnd This bureau should be enlarged by the increase of the num ber of itssignal But to return to our agricultural commercial The department of state has for many years relied upon itsconsuls nud consul not only for diplomatic but for cornniercial information toibe used by tho treasury In Tl hh tuie tin the ioclal e of the Suun Wist IndicH in near fu fail to bring the on chain of the bojh CireuUr nud the xinder the notice of the people United Of late years hi1 various tourist syndicates have n great deal iir this nit their attentions liiiVe been ncccs arily confined to of the larger nd more important islands where ome sort of hotel ucconiniodatloTis nay be eounted These isluritlsj by no means monopolize the for romantic trqoical scenery of the interest of ns a n iquity goes Jn this part of the from un artistic point of tiicpnlm isily rests with the hi all er elevations re more apparent in the perspective and the tendKiiuy is toward a groun JAMES perience with the world after they ha vie been graduated from the agri Wiih as at the cities of Europe we could obtain all the inforbation which we desire which we Too much caiiuot be said in praise our strtte agricultural 1hev are developing iutelJi jeut intellectual farmers who are scieutifically acquajiited with the Milface of the world on which we aud who are thereby develop ing food products which slrenglhuii mankind aud ipcrease From these colleges 1 would draw the agents who are to look after our agricultural interests throughout1 the civilized The congress bus been dealing quite liberally with this department during the past Everything that we have asked for has been grant ed and are not now hampered in our important experiments as we have been With the money on hand propose to send valuable dairy accom In which thV present num cheese and all products across the panied by men scientifically Of these products will be soid over uiid department will be able to use the money over and over again a condition which has not heretofore I propose to have these agents re port fully and in detail the condition of pur products after the ocean age so that we can find what evil be falls and thus be able to avert or ward oil any injuries tb our It is a very important if we want the markets of the that we should deliver our farm products in European in as good condition as we Chicago or any our I shall also send a car load of cat tit nnd a yar load of our best horses to or or someother Kinpean and shall reports the effect of the can deliver them to other metropolis of ing appointments cf consuls it ha never occurred to our presidents aut of state that ou to have agriculturists for consular po The politicians have considered that phase of the subject Hut you can see how important it is that we should have men in agricultural as well as in poll tics and for such positions You know there is nn army ofliqer and a navy called an urmy or naval at the liendquarters oi cur ambassadors and to counsel on military and naval af In my judgment we should also fciive an agricultural attache to every embassy and By following this plan during the next yeans this country would have a consular am diplomatic service which would be nope the less valuable in the world o iHternaticnal but vastly greater in every respect because of Ha I recently had a conversation with in exminister about the horses of Kil aiui he wasiabsolutcly unable 10 tell me anything about excep that he had thousands ofthem I am find outall about the characteristics of the horses which are requiredfor the heavy cavalry aud ar tUlery of the armies of You there is a big market for ou and we plight to have some food men in Europe all of the time sending us information about thi breeds inost popular with UiediiTeren army and wil bring the best you will is a prac tical iiillustration of what I mean when 1 say 1 shall urge constantly the sending men versed in ag riciiltural affairs to consular posi By looking over the list of ap pointments made during the presen and ascertaining thei you will find that quite concerning upou I that we raise the best cattle and the best horses in the world and so fur as thisdepart ment concerned you may say that bered 22 und their SUWUHH up u vrrund total of you u vest uf whota wiu Ihe oldsst S7 tvery effort will Inmade to enable our etock uun to demonstrate that The dairymen of this country have ueverhadafalrshow at European iiiar ke because of then have thrown in their number of them are farmer Secretary Wilson is a very eui voyagv und talks with energetic em lie has undoubtedly ex his vigorous vicVvs to tlie presi dent ainl therefore deserves credi for having luiilfariners ap poinuM ili the c who liii that he I1 until it Thtre b from best milk o I In the llhuk Ift curtd for tUfttt for the butter ever n MI tar Those appi the tac msay on an acetpUd udniLnis SMITM couutrv NATURES ing for all the world as hough the formation of wonderful island chain had been de crmlned by the Inw that governs the quake of November 18 occurred and tlic island in question war so shattered and submerged that what ever treasure there might have been was utterly In the islands hotbed ot Heard and Black Beard T horn and their rUat and Jose vnn in Those were stirring International rights were loosely The islands really belonged to but ns she could not deal with these nests bftplrates England and Denmark set about doing it for driving out the pi hoisted their respective flags ami took jjortoln proved a rich acquisitionfor beingtv llrstclasa sugar island in those days of prices and slave and it BOOU became a flourishing whilst its its although eco nomically became the en trepot of the LesserAntiUei and rival of Port The subsequent history of these Is lands U that of the West their decadence and ruin hits been both riiore precipltato and more If today Thomas is but theBhadow of for mer Tortola has not even shadow wherewith to console its spir Of all the once fair and plantations that made the little Island oiie continuous garden of economical the center all roundi to not one Tha iland of decay hall been laid heavily oni the and the shadow of desolation ciivers It as a The covered by forests at least a quarterii of a century old the Jungle has in vaded formerly populous villages and even in the Hpad tho balls of the once opulent colonists aroi ruins and eloquent ueseesito the speedy triumph of nature over the works ot man in the From the population has dwin dled to sqarce as many This utter ruin Is partly due to economic but more immediate ly BO to the terrific seismic visitation of 181J7 above mentioned to a great the of the leavinggreat trails behind that can be seen to this earth coverings of swept into the leaving the gaunt rugged roclc nnd the bowels of others collapsing leav movement of solid fragments on regarded in this there Is no other section of the West Indies more calculated toi awaken human sympathies by adisplay decadence and ruin side by side with the most superb exhibitions of pano ramic loveliness than the compact little archipelago of the Virgin extending northeasterly or Crab off eastern poiilt of Puerto to Aiiegadn on the bor ders of the and which In its outskirts the wellknown island of With the exception of Thomas and if the latter can be fairly neither of which of any the islands arc so sjjnall as to amount tb little more than islets or But what lack longitudinally they for the moat part make up Of volcanic of subsidence or up heaval being a moot rise sheer frdtu the bed of the reach ing up to several and some times over a thousand feet above sea broken and diversi fied surfaces covered with rich soil that supports abundant tropical vege tation in some whilst elsc coral prevalls anid the soil is highly support ing nofhing but cocoanut palms ana Geography state that there are 50 may be taken not only as u but a rather fancy jiumber for whilst they are numerous and as Ijewildering as a Chinese puzzle to sail the admiralty chart shows scarcely including rocks am naked and the islands worthy ing vast and repulsive chasms where even tropical vegetation refuses to And the springs were all dried so that nridness has suc ceeded But the Virgin islands are yet a ver itable fairyland of scenic perhaps goes without when THE TRAIL OF AN the as supporting may be counted on the fingers of one if we exclude the Danish colonies of Thomas These are the queen of the group Virgin Jost van Peters island and Salt The group wasdiscovered by Colum bus ou the feast of the IIP nee the Their lirtt European inhabitants were Innum erable vul canic caverns and what not auordiiif the essential ofconcealment and A goiul dtutof in of been found there from time to As lately party of three Amor lians up iitfortuki with un chart which they elalruetj the ImUtioii of a buried treasure in rt cvirii oueof lie the Bl tt Manh fruiu but ititinjuly A gives thought to the panoramic possi bilities of those varying combinations of sea and landscapes that must ap pertain to such a Tortola nnd Virgin present the finest and most extensive pros pects and possibly nowhere else can be found quite so magnificent a pano rama of land and sea as that seen from the heights behind Koad harbor at sun looking through the mouth harbor to the island chain phenomenon of sun literally all the possible lightsnad shades of nature are seen march ing in gorgeous procession over land and to which superb display both elementa lend themselves in a perfect gamut of perspective I may so scribe to five hundred feet higher the spectator the en tire panorama of the Virgins spread out behind and on either Another nnd far more feature of the Virgin is lands that nrust be but which it vould require an exclusive letter and more to deal with exhaust is the thermal and medicinal springs that to the ac counts of the have into existence after the great earth So far as I am they have not beeu scientifically investigat certainly were not up when 1 visited the The natives claim that these nasty wa both externally and inter in their wrought miraculous cures for all of aliments to which tropical flesh ta heir notably malarial bowel shortness of sore aifd a dozen other troubles that ido not now 1 do fenxwn that one of the pools ott tiinger island completely cured me three days of muscular eon traction of the leg caused by a and for six deftetf iUre is a field not unworthy the notice of the scieutiue I should The point that ol catt at   

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