The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on June 7, 1904 · 1
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Tuesday, June 7, 1904
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Tfw rioting and bloodshed in Colorado is due to a determination of mine owners, supported by a governor,, fo break up unionism THF YlOc A WEEK J No Breakfast is compltte In Ok!ah- I i Cltv or the two a copy of Tht Oklahoman. . . . DAILY OKLAHOM VOL. 16. jStO. 43. OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY) JUNE, 7. 1904.-TEN PAGES. Want Anything? 1 4iit IbtcMn the Oldahoimn ,Mt get It for jotHi it h tt hcUi. V. , Jf. PRICE 5 CENTS REIGN OF I Rioting BroK e Out at Victor on Account of Explosion and Troops Stormed ; Union Hall. EKROR IN C8L0IAPe MIMING DISTRICT Several Miners Shot Down al Their Place of Meeting-Militia Was Fired Upon From Windows Along the Street Sheriff of the County Resigned and a Corporation Hireling Appointed DarK Prospects Ahead in Peabody's .Mil-i tary Despotism. Denver, une G.A reign of terror, brought on by a diabolical dynamiting plot, followed by rioting and an assault upon the militia, exists In the Cripple Creek mining district tonight. Armed men throng the streets and conflicts .-ire of hourly occurence. Militiamen itre marching liither find thither, making arrests 'by wholesale. A number of union miners have been placed In the military 'bull pen" and others are being gathered in at frequent intervals. City and county officials have been compelled to resign their offices because of their reputed union sympathy. As near as can be estimated tonight twenty-two are dead and a score or mors injured as a result of events lead-ins up to the events above described. Beginning this morning when an Internal machine, set under the station -iriatforni at Flndley, on the line of the Florence and Cripple Creek railroad, was touched off and a number of nonunion men. Mho were waiting for a train, were sent into eternity and others horribly nranglcd, events folowed thick and fast. They culminated In a riot at a mass meeting at Victor where bul-lels flew and at least 2 were killed and a number injured. Later when u company of militia was inarched past union headquarters, pursuing their search for union miners, they were fired upon, according to report, from armed men concealed in union hall. The soldiers, who uvr unhurt, pursued and arrested a number of the fleeing men and continued far Into the night to scour the country In search of men supposed to have been in Union hall at me tun the assault. At the heo.da.uarters of Adjutant General Bell tn this city everything ft In readiness to promptly meet a cal for additional troops In the? fold camp. It is understood that the roads haye been instructed to have enf-ines am cars ready and a quick run to Cripph Crock will follow an appeal from Crip ple Creek for help. However, from the tone of a communication received frvwn Sheriff Hell, the newly appointed official of Teller county, he will only risk- for further aid from the military as a last resort. He Intimates that In can control the situation unless a. Ren oral ci.'ish of opposing Interests occurs Today's outburst had its inception ii the strike of the members of the West n i.Vdoratlon of Minors something over a year ago, when 4.000 men q work for the purpose, primarily, of (mrini. mi R-lionr day. This action Incensed the mine owners that they de clared a war on unionism and th, breach has grown wider with tho pas sai'e of time. Considerable lawless ner.s has prevailed in tho strike-ridden KtHrls cm unionists InuVO 1)6011 hronrht to trial on numerous charge: They were invariably admitted, how- rv,wn,io Km-iiirrs. Colo.. June 7. A 'V special 'from Victor to tho Cazett ter midnight says: At 12:30 a. in. the streets of Victor V wi still thronged with people and th -flxcltemeiit was high. Sheriff 151 seems to have secured control of til situation at this hour, but the tensio; is so htRh that any Hue thing might cause an outburst. Reporls of Sheriff Hell helng snot have been run down and proved i without foundation. RIOT BEGUN BY MINE OWNERS Victor, Colo., Jinic li. Rioting brnl out In this elty this ufternoon while mass meeting was being held to rib cuss the murder of twelve non-unl" initial by means of an Infernal in; chine at Independence. Forty shoi were fired inio a crowd la the street. '."wo iru-is " K:lk-d ::"..: lx i' i.-ciw. at least, Injured. Head: It. M'O-RB of Victor; shot in bend. J. D. -OA VIS, skull fractured liy blow lfroin revolver; died In hospital. .Injured: Wm. Ilosklna of Gohlflold; shot through body. May die. Alfred Miller of Goldfield; shot in -the body. May die. Peter Fleming, shot. Fred Sturdevoss-, engineer at Indo- Ooldfleld, threw up Oils hand and rliou talk. At this the crowd began to hiss Uos-kins and cry, "Put him out!" A free-for-all fight followed and the shooting began. .Most of the shots were directed skyward. Hoskins. fell with a bullet In his body, and tho crowd scattered In e direction. Secretary Hamlin, who had been standing- on a wagon, kept on talking, unmindful of the hailstorm o bullells that whiz'ed about his head. After the first excitement hail some what cleared away the injured and the dying were gathered up. II. McCee of Victor, who was instantly killed, had been standing on an embankment thirty feet above the mer who had been fighting, and was nr innocent spectator. Alfred Sillier and J. D. Davis were carried to the Victor hospital. :.-'.n eye witness of the shooting; snld : "I saw them carry three men away one shot through the head, and another shot through the arm. I think that more than five were shot." A pitched battle is looked for at any minute. There are 6,000 men. on tho streets and union men are arming themselves and lined up on the corner of Fourth and Victor avenues. County 4-cre slightly ln- Spud Murphy. Hod Finch. Ad unknown worn A. number of othe hired. Several arrests nvere mnde. Secreiary Cliirence '.'. Hamlin of the Mine Owners' association, conducting a short address, said: "I want 10 hear whnt the hnys In the mines have to say about this trouble." Union Miner Shot. Wm. Hofklns, a union minor from Previous to the rioting Sheriff Henry M. Robertson had been summoned to a mooting of the Mine Owners' association in Armory hall, by a committee composed of C. C. Hamlin, secretary of the association; J. S. Murphy, manager of the Flndley mine, and .1 E. Kill o the Theresa. At this meeting his resignation was demanded. Ho yielded to the domnnd. Then Edward Bell was appointed by tho county commissioners to fill out Robertson's unexpired term. Robertson was n. union minor before ho was elected sheriff. Hell is a. member of the Citizens' -A1U- Xenrty all mines in the district had been closed by order of the Mines Owners' association and hundreds of miners flocked into town from tho surrounding hills. Fully 1,200 supporters of the association gathered about Armory hall, where It was meeting. At the same time 1,000 men armed with all sorts of weapons, were assembling- on the vacant ground at the corner of Victor avenue and Fourth street in response to a call for a mass meeting. JloHt of these were union men. who declared their intention to resist to tho It)! the the district. City Marshal- Michael O'Conneil hurriedly swore in hundred citizens, most or them union men. ns deputy policemen, afler heing numbed citizens, most of Ihnm union refused admission to the Mine Owners' headquarters. After a conference with Sheriff Hell and a number of the mine owners. 'Mayor Frank D. French ELK CITY BANK HAS BEEN SOLD BANK OF COMMERCE, OF THIS CITY, THE BUYER AFFAIRS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION. Special to Tlio Oklahoma'!. Hulru'Ie, Okla 'June C From Ell; City Is reported tho sale of the Elk Clly National B;mk to tho National Bank of Commerce of Oklahoma. City, and Ilia latter's officers are now in control. The national bank examiner is roportod to have found the Elk City institution In good condition. D. A. Mayer and. J. K. Cook of Elk City remain us directors -under tha new regime. Tho conditions of the defunct Citizens Bank ot Enid, which failed five weeks ago for several thousand dollars, seem to bo Improving. During the. past week Receiver Denten located $21,S43 mora of the bank's assets and returned them to the bank, and he now has $5C,O0O of tho assets In Ills possession. Thus far the treasurer of Garfield county has been unable to collect the S24.O0O duo from the surety company, which guaranteed Its deposits in the bank, and suit may be filed soon. H. H. Watkins, cashier of the defunct bank, is not in the city at present. C. C. Allder has resigned as cashier of the Bank of Commerce at Walters and lias been suocfitled by T. H. Records. IDAHO DEMOCRATS ARE FOR HEARST ALSO ASK A PLANK IN THE NA-. TIONAL PLATFORM DEMANDING ANTI-POLYGAMY AMENDMENT. ' Weiser, Idaho, June 6. The Idaho democratic convention adjourned to night after incorporating the so-called" anti-Mormon resolution In their pla form, instructing' tha delegates to vo for W, R. Hearst for the presidential nomination and Indorsing Senator Dubois for his work for the state. Tho delegates to tho national convention are: Senator Dubois, Henry Heltfeld, Frank ,V. Hunt, W. W. Woods, Timothy Reagan and J. W. Hallentlne. The' alternates are itamscy Walker, W. 31. Klnclioff, John Nugent and Frank Harris. The anti-polygamy resolution lows: : WASHINGTON FORECAST. Oklahornan ami Indian Terr)- tory Warmer Tuesday; show- rn nnd cooler Wednesday. ? Kansas Fair Tuesday; show- I- ers and cooler' Wednesday. ::'::;":'::":':.::': DETAILED REPORT OF FIGHTING NEAR WAFENG KAU IS GIVEIM. BY GEN. -KUROPATKtN. JAPANESE WERE MASKED Dense Lines of Infantry Suddenly Confronted the Cossacks, Win Fell Back Under Severe Fire. lllStTUC honora rlelegatlc convention to use c ans to have said conven tion place a plank in tile democrat!- national platform advocating such amendment to tha constitution of tho United States as will authorize congres, to pass such national legislation as ma: lie necessary to suppress polygamy o unlawful cohabitation within tho United .States, or any territory subject to Jurisdiction, and to provide for tho punishment thereof." Polo Two. Do you want a dozen $5.00 Cabinet botogrnphs free? You ran get a dozei aken by Ihc best portrait photographe: In Oklahoma by simply paying a year'! subscription to The Okiahoman. at the regular delivery rale of ?5.00. HEAVY ARTILLERY FIRE OPENED ALONG THE LINE Bombardment of Port Arthur From Land Side Heavy Firing Also Heard From Direction of Kuroki's Army East of Liao Yang,. me T, 10:ta a. in.) The Corel' the Associated Press at cables that there was flr-. Arthur last night, br-gin-0 o'clock and for is. A junk arriving duiim: nlslil Pal III u i was heavy firing all day yesier In tho vicinity of Port Arthur n the Junk left Dnlia'.v .Mnml.-i: ins all was quiet Uierc. Tho a: s on the Junk deny the story r. .van discovered In (he val- ljattcry, opened fire mid li,- Jar.": of the ltussiaa guns were moved to re favorable position. The Jap-: Inking ndvantrnro of this, fired shots. The Russians losses wore ri'ii.i and 17 in, n wounded, hoth osltlri Major Ink i Two Outpost Fights, o Vans, .Tunc C Details have received here of two jinitirt out-fiRhis, one iifLino Tung and Hi'.": ,-i ii. : ;,. i;!hi :i Mniicliiir ii. I . . "'- icciin-cd on (lie morning of Juno .;. in 'J'sl Alltur, east of Vafaiuanv. 2,1 ahovo Kin Chou. The misslnn cnnslsled of nn liirantry reglmc-nt. aitillcry. several conipimles of Cossacks and a squadron of dragoons. sucks irh-d to cut orf a dciac.hmRBt of Japanese pnsis on the helghis at'l?..v. Inn the enemy brouhgt up re-Inforcemenis and the Itusinns were reinforced by five companies of Cossacks. Finally .1.000 Japanese wero engaged, in-I eluding ii r 1 1! lory. The Cossacks ve-i peaiedly drove the viicmy from their enchments. In one case the Japan-fled across the river, but returned l more reinforcements and the Ihis-: drew off. The Cossacks com-ider. Col. Slarkoff. was killed arid officers and nine men were wound-The Cossacks cat-led the body ot r commander to Siu-Yen. St. Petersburg. June . Cen. ICuro patkln teleftraphs to tho emperor under date of June !, as follows: "Fuller reports givi particulars tho affair near Wafongkau station May 30. A detachment of RussI: cavalry, consisting ot dragoons, Cc sacks and mounted chasseurs with a "battery, on their way from Van: were Informed that two cornpani the frontier guard wore engaged the enemy occupying a position near tho village of Yondztatun. A portion o our cavalry aflvancod toward Wafenk kau, while two squadrons of dragoons wero sent to eupport tlio frontlos guard and one company of chasseurs was sor to protect and reconnolter on our rlgh Hank In the vallay of Fu-Chau. After ttccompllshing this mlslbn the oh and a company of ; Cossacks formed Jtho right flank of our position to debouch In considerable force from Lutsiatum with tho object of attacking our advance line. Two companies of Siberian Cossacks crossed tho rullway in front of the cavalry and Tittnoked a suuadron of the Japanese! advance guard, almost entirely destroying; it In a-hand-to-hand, fight.': They afterward encountered tho flra of Japanese Infantry. Two squadrons of our cavalry and a. battery ot machine guns hurried up and then, retiring, drew after them a second squadron of Japanese cavalry. This squadron followol until it came In contact with a detachment of Chasseurs, who succeeded In firing eight volleys at a fixed range Into tho squadron, which then foil back, having suffered consldcraiblo loss. "Whilo retreating to tlie loft the Jan- ancso squadron camo under tha fire ofJ a company of tho frontier guard which hud advanced, and the squadron retired In disorder. Our dragoons came up at this moment, but owing to tho topographical conditions they would not participate as part otour front, but fired on the enemy from the heights north of Xutslaturi. "Discovering our endeavors to turn their left, the Japanese retired on a second position. Our battery got into position and opened a successful fire on the Japanese infantry and machine guns. Meanwhile a movement of tho eneimy's Infantry toward Lulslatun was observed and subsequently about 2 p. m., denso lines of Infantry were seen occupying the crest of the heights which had teen previously occupied by dragoons. Our losses wero Lieutenant Von Meyer, seriously wounded; Lieut enant Brandt, slightly wounded, three men killed aid 42 wounded. "It appears from a report found on the body of a Japanese non-commis-sloned officer thnt tho Fourteenth Dragoons alone lost seventy men. Our Cossacks were urea upon uy Japanese Infantry occupying u- fortified position on tho heights near the village of Khotslasputse, 18 miles from Feng Wang Oheng. At the outset tlii Jan-anese attempted to advance across tha valley ot Koaullndzypho, but were stopped by an accurate firo from our ceeded in bringing into poHltlon. The Cossacks dismounted and with the aid of reinforcements and tho lire of two guns forced ihc Japanese to on their position and reurc under of their support. The engnge- lasted from 1 p. in., until G p. m. the Japanese side six companies took part, four having arrived as reinforcements. The ontronchmffits of (lie ?ro well constructed ami per- feclly masked. "Our cavalry worked tne guns im-li-nlily. Their fire contributed piin- SPEED NOT READY TO TAKE ACTION THINKS CAPITAL' NATIONAL OFFICERS SHOULD BE GIVEN ALL POSSIBLE CHANCE TO MAKE GOOD. Snochvl to tho Okiahoman. Gutlnle, Okla., June I. Although the Logan county i;nuid Jury was convened fur tho roportod purposo oif Investigat ing tho failure of tho Capitol National bank. It seems now Hint nothing along that lino will likely bo dnuo at tho presant session. All parties aro willing that there should bo prosecution of tin officers of the bank, should Uio evldenc, i;:.,i would o.reo befvo :b. :, ':' Jury bo sufficient upon which to roiun dictnionts. United Slates Attorney Speed. Flynn Amos, attorneys for tho receiver, and all other partlen connect with bank's affairs arc known to fav any decided notion, tn case Indictments could bo returnod. Tho matter, however, In at a st still for the present. In conversation with Mr. Speed, who would have t prosecute the cases, provided IndleJ ments should ho roturned, ho says tha prosecution should not be attempted until every effort is used nnti c recourse adopted in order to arrh the best pos.ifblo settlement for tho bank's depositors. Ho bellovc.i that too basiv nrosecutlon might result In block ing the best possible settlement for tho depositors and bo desires, above things, first to get as much money as possible out of the wreck for tho pcopl whoso money Is tied up. Lonservative itfople hero, who understand spoeu vfiaw of tho matter, share his opinion. : The matter of a settlement Willi inositol's is still causing ono of the main topics of conservation on the streets. Tho statonmnt was maoo yesterday that a fifteen cent payment on the dollaois the present outlook, but nil such statements are 'more conjectures he reason thnt nothing or tno lvmit'n exact condition has over Dean given out, except that it did not look ; enough to the Texas ciphaHr.lH. who were Investigating it with a vlow of butlng the remains and resuming. LECTURE ON ABRAHAM LINCOLN GIVEN BY HON. HENRY WATTER- SON AT THE OVERHOLSER OPERA HOUSE SUNDAY EVENING. Mr. Henry Walterson delivered his famous lecture on Abraham Lincoln nt the Overholser Opera house Sunday ov-enlng to a small but thoroughly appreciative, audience, who were nblo to tno ituiest, us siui'mui iy, iiii l,:;iii-.i and the raro trnune paia iy America's trreatest citizen. Mr. Wottoriion's quiet sla(;e prosenco, his conversational manner which does !t tire, hut carries along llio listener n nn easy, natural way, his intimate knowledge of his subject and his just of Ihe character of Lincoln, combined to furnish a most satisfying address. Hathaway Harper secured air. Watterson on .Sunday ovonins uccauso was the only ono possible to arrange -, and members of the Chnrnbor of Commerco ngrced to make up any deficiency which might result in the box receipts on account of tho short tlmo Intervening to ndverllso tho engage- It Is hoped Mr. watterson win at some later date and address a larger Oklahoma uuy uuuicjivb. CITY NEWS NOTES. In police court yesterday morning ,T. . Harris was fined $20 for carrying gun. and Big George Garrison was assessed ?C for being drunk and fight ing. HurRlnrs entered W, J. Fcttee.'a hard-uro store from tho rear Sunday night id carried off several revolvers. Who ronnonslble for the town beinK filled 1th thleven and vngraiils? M. M. Mnxon and lion, K. W. Naxon, (.' v.'.-ukeshH, Wis.; A. KueimiK'll, ht. ,onls, Mo., and Mrs. Bnllle Ciansnwny f Tuscumhfa, Ala., are late arrivals at Hotel Lee. Fred CnnnlnKham and .1. h. Warren f Muskogee, I. T.. aro guests at Hotel DEADLY HAVOC BY INFERNAL MACHINE .. gallant Cossack Chief Slraltoff lied, two officers sUt-litly woiiiulcd id two bruised. Tin: JaiwtieSe losses ere not asc-riained. except that they aro larger than ours." Labor convention. Enid, O. T.'. June 6. The delegation the firs! annual mooting of Ihe Twin Territorial federation of Lahor convened at the Enid opera house this tternoon. President Henrelh of Soiun McAlester. enlled the convention to or. ler and appointed committees on cre dentials and order of business. U lie islness session was then adjourned nil S o'clock tomorrow morning. Mayor Linden made n welcome nd-ons nt the reception lonlffhi, fol-ued by Semitor C. V. Gore, of Law- Man.igcr Julius llaecker of the Okln-lotn.-i Ice and llrcwing company ro-urned yesterday from a trip to St. .ouls, .Mo. M. lirlsloiv, n prominent young lit. oiuey of Auailiirko, was In (he city ivcnilniit on his way to St. Louis to iLlentl the exposition. dipt. W. II. Cuniphell, poslmaster at nad.-irko, came In on the Choctaw ast night, leaving (his morning for a biislnRss visit to Giilhrie. O. C. Hlack attended to legal business t Tulsa, I. T., yesterday. A survey wfia made yesterday for the new basehall ground ana fitnictic. field which Is to he located immediately rlh of the race track enclosum at Colcord park and- construction of samo ,vl commence today. The Metropolian Ilallwiiy company will within ten lays extend lin line westward on Mnln street to Russell and outh to tho new park entrance. Concealed Assassin Exploded a Bomb at Depot in Colorado Mining Town A 'Dozen Men Blown Into Fragments and Others Inju red---Bloodhounds Placed on the Trail of tho Perpetrator, CrlppleCrecJt, Colo., Juno 0. A con-coaled iissasaln, by merely pulling a wlro exploded un Infernal machine, thereby Instantly killing thirteen men ntiil navercly wounding nine others, one of whom lias since died, at Independ ence today. All tho killed and jurod, with tho exception oC two men from Deadwood mlno wero non-union mltiers employed on tho night shift of tho Flndley mine. The men ha quit work Bt"5 a. in, nnd wero waiting on tho suburban train on tho Flor mice ond Cripple Creek railroad to ro turn to their homes In Cripple Croc nnd Victor. Just otter tho engineer of the approaching train blow bin w'nlsllu as a signal to the minora, according 10 custom, a terrific explosion occurred underneath tho platform on and near which twenty-ulx men woro (jutnerod. Tho platform was blown Into splinters, tha depot was wrecked and n hole twonty feet In cJrcumferonco nnd about as many feel In depth vrao torn In tho ground' Frigrntonts of bodies woro hurled through space several Imndrod feet, and later wero picked up still quivering. Some of tho bodlea dropped into the pit made by tho explosion, lui heads, hands, ears, legs, arms and trunks were Rtrotrn about on all sldcii. Plcceii ot flush were found on buildings 000 foot away and blood stained every thing within a radius or liny loot. Force Was Terrific. Tho forco of tho .explosion was felt throughout the camp and the crash awakened everybody. The approaching trnln was stopped and tho train crew were the first mfln to reach tho scono of the disaster. They wero Joined. In a f.;i minute!! t.y hundreds cf . lyiract-' and relief work won boffiin at once special train was sent from Cripplo Creek carrying phyelclnns, nurses, office nnd many othern hut when It reached Independence the Injured had dy been placed on hoard the su- faurtmn and removed to the hospiiais nt ir. The mnnglod bodies of tho , pieced tocothor ns well on possl-were removed to tho coroner's office. Following Is a. list of tlio dead: OUS AUGUS1TNE, aged 25; has a brother Jiving In Jnnesvlllc. Wis. ARTHUR MUHLEIBB, aged S3; relives in Germany. innXRY HA AG, formerly ot Lead- vllle. ALEXANDER M'LANE, Leadville. CltAUI.ES 1-1 BAUriER. HEHUHItT M'COY. .1. IT. If ARTSELL. WM- .SHANK UN. E. KELSO, married. W, W. Dl-n.ANRY. edWahd rtnss. R II. JOHNSON, formerly of Little lorse, Wyoming. ROBERT SIMCLAia Tim Injured'. Phil Chandler. J. A. Droolier, Fdwnrd i I'lglil leg umpufdled; .t.l,,i I'ii. ce, Torn Sinclair. Dun Gaines, right 'g nmputfttod; Clnrenca Allen, John ollilo. both leKii ntnpnlaiea; A. H. Uen, both legs fractured. Amputation has Iwen performed upon number ot tho wounded, but It is al-losl certain that several of them will die. majority of the dead nnd Injured slj;Ie men, but severnl had fami lies living In Ihc district. Charles Rector, of Iho Shurtloff mine, escaped by miracle. Ho wan clvrtttlns' with several men. unconscious of dan- goi, when the explosion occurred. Ho . saw a number of men rushing- townxd the depot, nnd at this moment ho-,wus Ittteil from bis feet nnd was deafentd -by a terrible crash. When ho rcallze-l : whut had occurred lie was ourprlsfcu' ts find himself uninjured. Describes the Explosion. If. W.Vanatta, ono of tho Plndloy) ' mlnero, who had rcmarkablo cscapa from death, ill dcsoriblDB iho c.tnlo- sloti seald; "Tito earth seemed to lieavo unden the platform anil depot and tho.nolso mado was deafening. Wo had lieun at the station about two minutes when tho explosion occurred. I wan thrown through tho air about ?6 foot. Thera wero nhnnt 20 men on Uio platform; . nnd most of (hem wero non-union miners who worked on tho Iflndloy. -The Shurtloff shift hud not reachod the depot but was hurrylnir down tho hill. Ilnd thooo nun reached tho platform the ca nullity-list would liavo boon doubled. There must iiavo been 300 pounda ot powder used and'tt musO havo boon set off by un cloctrlo spark or revolver, nB tho minors would have sin'elled tho ful If ono had been used." C-eorgo Kemlcic was hurled many feofi from, tlio platform buo escaped -with.' only a few -bruUes, nllliough '-, Jieavy, tlmbcru ond rookB felt all about Sim.-Tho Infernal Machine The Infernul muehlne with which tho diabolical work was done, connls-tcd o.:. duantlty of dynamite csllmated ot lC to 300 pounds, a loaded revolver and a1 long, slender steel wlro attached to tho trlgifer. 'Hie revolver won fastened so that the pulling, of the, wire would not (hinv It nwny. The wlro ran from under tlui depot to tho cribbing of the Polmonlco property, about -100 feet' nwny, where lis end was fastened to tha ot a chair. Too dynomlto was placed close to the muzzle of (lie re- volver which was dln'chnrged by pulling tho wlro when tlhi engineer blow his whistle. The ball from tho revolver exploded tho dynamite. A man wan ser-n running down tho hill from the Pclnionico after tho explosion. Tho Victor troops, who worn ordered out by Mayor French,' woro so stationed as to keep people, from passing over tho path taken by this ninn liloodhojinda wero sent from Canon.' Clly and Trinidad for the purposo at trailing the assassin. The Infernal machine usod toduy, was similar to the ono exploded In the Vindicator mlno on November 21, 1303, Milne two men. liy order of Major H. A. Naylor of the national guard, tho bodies were removed from tho coroner's establishment to another undertakers. This action on request of J. S. Murphy, suporln- : tendent of tho Flndley mine, becauso It was alleged thnt Coroner James Doron had romarved b'-foro tho discovery of the Infernal machine that the death oC the men was due to on accident. Ijatoc Coroner Doran explained that although ho hud spoken of the disaster as an "awful accident" he was convinced that n terrible crime had been committed. N City Marshal O'Conneil of Victor was suspended hy Mayor Frcncfa and Major A. IT. Naylor wns appointed provisional marshal. O'Conneil yielded, although ho was fllronfjly. urged by, union miners to resist. NEGROES CHASED OUT OF MAD1LL WHITES SHOT THROUGH HOUSES AND MADE THEM LEAVE-CAUSED BY A NEGRO'S RASH ACT. (rlKlui-iied llio li-H-,rr-- 'soua! property huh Invi'httKMo the i uto tho ivronc dinrn. J. A. -Mays, (he KIK City hanker wh-as arrested at Fort Worth ntu ronght to this city to answer to tin large of securing property "upon fnls releiises, preferred liy Iho Ainerlciii Nalloniil bank, yesterday gave lion in (,l.- probate court lor his nppoaranc BAPTISTS MEET ' AT ENID TODAY YOUNG PEOPLES UNION AND SUN DAY SCHOOL CONVENTION OF TWO TERRITORIES TO BE HELD. Ki.ccltl to Tho Fnlil, Okla., June li. Two hundred members of Ihe Baptist Cchurch of Oklahoma and Indian Territory, delegates to the third annual session ot tho nuptial Young Peoples Union and Sunday .School convention assembles la Knld tomorrow afternoon at the Baptist church. The convention lasts three days and during that time addresses will bo made by Rev. Waller Catley ot Chicago, Rev. Joe. W. English, of Dallas, Rev. M, F, Drown, Kansas City; Hov. It. M. Inlow, Hunt, Itev. 11. K. X. Trallc, Rev. S. M, of Novadn, Mo; Rev. Joe., ..C. Carmon4 of Denver; B. E. bee,-' of -Muskogee! P.ev. L. H. lluxton, and J. L. Rupard, of Oklahoma City, mid Rev. I II. Holt, lot' Guthrie, ,

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