Oklahoma City Daily Pointer (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 308, Ed. 1 Friday, January 21, 1910 Page: 1 of 4
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OKLAHOMA CITY DAILY POINTER
Howard A. Tucker.
Dudley R. Tucker.
William L Tucker
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY. JANUARY 21, 1910—NO. 307.
1'olnter Advertising Kates Now In I fleet.
Classified i Ilea 1 Ketste) per line,
i Want nds. per word, encji Issue..
1 PHONES—Business ..226*
,r c - Kdltorial . .f 2l7
. l; \ So' lety . U'>t
BILLS TO REGULATE
FEES OF OFFICERS
Rumor That Councilman and
Four 'City Dads' Are
in the List
ILLEGAL SELLING TO CITY
FOUNDATION FOR CHARGES
Water Commissioner Shinkle, Audi-
tor Boydston and Patrolmen
Before Grand Jury
The grand Jury this afternoon will in-
vestigate the Harrah hank robbery and
tSe death of Frank Carpenter, who whs
• hot and killed by officers. Several off!
•"•ra are p reft lit.
Guthrie. .Tan. 21. Following the go v-
ernor's lecomtnendatloo f« r .t new salaries
law governing |compensation of i'OJIU*
ty officers. two bills were introduced yes-
terday afternoon, one In the house and
one in the* senate.
Uepresentative Durham proposed the
A saiarv of $l*0<i for clerks of county,
superior and district, courts, and 10 per
cent of fees earned
Samr for register of deeds, and L'.i per
cent of excess fees.
Salaries of county judge t< range from
11200. in counties of 10.000 or less, to $2400
in counties of 00.000 or more.*
Superior court Judges to receive the
Delinquent taxes shall he liable to
per cent penalty.
Sheriffs' salaries to raune from $1000
to $2000. ai-tual expenses to be allow
Not more than flOO per month for f;
deputy, there not to be more than one
deputy to each 10.000 population; jailor
nt more than $00. bookkeeper, who shall
also tie undersherlff. $50
County attorneys may take the same
salary as couuty and superior court
judges, or a salary of $1000 and certain^ tee.
provided fees, baaed
of fees collected: salary of chief assistant :
to be $ISINI; second assistant to be paid I
*1.100: chief ticndgrupher $I2©U. and one
stenographer $"«"• a month
Sheriff in - ounties of not more than |
10.000 to get not less fban $400 each ijuur- |
ter, in counties not. more tfiuu .10,000 in j
population, not less than *300 nor more |
than 5500: in counties of more than 'H
000. not less than $«r>00 nor moie thao
Sheriffs are allowed to charge certain
specified fees, a minimum of $1400 a year
in the smaller counties" The county com-
missioners shall say how many deputies
shall be employed, and whether a sheriff
shall be allowed expense money for trips
outside the state In pursuit of criminals.
t'ounty attorneys pre placed on a fee ;
basis, with specified fees
The bill i< quite lengthy and covers a I
large number of questions.
A bill introduced by Senator Campbell
Russell, authorizing district judge* to ap I
popit special counsel to Assist grand
Juries, was detected by Senator Theiua* ■
as being legislation outside the recom- j
mendtttlons of the governor's message. ,
and was referred to the advisory commit- I
Adoption of Milter Amend
ment Settles Charter Ba-
ERRING GIRLS' HOME
Nine carloads of recent donations to the
Holmes Ih.inc of Ucdeeniiug Love, a rcs-
Qt*c institution for • .li - -.irl- u «vcd to
oklahoma I'ltv from I Hid i short time
ago. have been received The following
| supplies were included:
I I.umber valued at S'«"o. from .1 K Craw- I
ford, president .-f the I'lne licit Lumber
coinpaii>. Oklahoma city; three ears of I
brick from the Hullsou company, cieve-
1 land Brick ' oinpanv and the American
I Tile company: three cars of coal from
William Husbv. McAlester, President Keith
of the Keith A Perry Coal company of
iKanste « Its and the Rook Island Coal
I i oinpanv of III artfthorn. Okla; one oar of
Portland cement from Adam 1, lleck. Ada.
Ok i . -ar of . rushed stone from the Dewey
Cement company, of Dewey. Okla ; all
ears were Wrought to Oklahoma cipr iree
bv the Frjsco and M K \ T. railways.
LABORERS HERE TO
JOIN IN BOYCOTT
If Resolution Carries, 2,000 Families Will Do
Without Meat for 30 Days—Fighting
Beef Trust's Prices ,
MAY BE MOVED HERE
ountles under 40.000 to be al-
lowed one assistant, and in counlise of i of
greater population, two assistants, at *7.". j
Salaries of county clerks to range from
$1000 to 12200. bated on population; a
equivalent to one-third his salary
extending the tax roll: a deputy, at
$7.r>. is discretionary with the county com-
missioners in counties of less than 20.000;
over 20.000 shall be furnished at $!>•'} a
Notorial fees are fixed at -'0 cents for
a certificate and seal: 2.1 cents for notice
of protest. 50 cents for protest and record.
Senator Smith presented a bill with the
The salary of district clerks in coun-
ties of more than 10.000 to be $1000, and
*lt 0 out of fees collected for caelj ad-
ditional 1000 population, maximum pay
to be $-_'7r.0. First deputy to receive
equivalent to 00 per ceut of clerk, and
other deputies each to 50 per cent.
The clerk of the supreme court, who
will also be clerk of the criminal court of
appeals, to retain not more than $2500 out
When the grand jury makes its next re-
port. which probably will be tomorrow.
one oftjr councilman will. It is said. And
that a presentment has been returned
against nlm. charging violation of the
state law that prohibits any member of
a council from selling articles to the
< Ity. The evidence is said to be strong
aud most documentary. The Indictment
piobgblv will contain three counts.
While" Couuty Attorney K. li. Iteardon
••ill not dlscyss In any way the progress
being made by the grand jury, it is
Jt.dged from rumors that more than five
members of the city official family will
be indicted on various charges. Several
will be charged with having obtained
mrr.ey for certain promises and it is
said that several others are now being
Xo Intimation as to the identity of the
fit> councilman can be secured from any
on' connected with the grand Jury, but
j is said that his name has been men
tinned on several occasions as having sold
various articles to the city.
•'1 will not discuss the work of the
fraud Jury," declared County Attorney U.
Heard on this morning -Work of this
• l.aracter i nn not be made public. \N lien
the next report is made. 1 would veutui "•
H' nay that the general public will have
few morsels for consideration It is
true that we are Investigating certain de-
partments at the city hall, but just what
we have gained or what we expect to gain,
1 am not at liberty to state."
it was rumored extensively today that
id xt week an investigation of all the of
■fief in the courthouse would be insti-
. "In intend to make a complete and
A borough Investigation of every office and
'(department in the city and county," said
< i nnty Attorney Iteardon. "The many
rumor's and •hirg&s that graft and cor- with all tbe agitation ngalust the eper-
ruptlon is running rampant in this county ,,tlons of the crude oil burner concerns
'has satisfied the grand Jurors thai an Ithnt have invaded Oklahoma city and tbe
investigation should be made A report entire state the crude oil men still are
will be given to the public whether «« >*- ! .loinpr business, and a "laud-office" buhl-
thir.g is found to be corrupt or not it tjpss at that.
is the privilege and right of the people to | ihHr offices are crowded from dewy
ki.ow of the working of the various go\ nlorn to dusky eve md some of them
ernnents. and it is nothing but justice 0pen to visitors long after the street
the officials that wlioulrt Ti ej_ e,,.M rllights shed their illuminating rays. All of
Representative Donn. of Oklahoma «'itv.
Introduced a bill providing for the sale
II tracts of school land, included in
ons i:;. Ifl and 36, adjacent to corpor-
ate limits of cities and towns, and which
has been appraised as a value too high
to t e rented for farming purposes. I
The first measure Introduced in tbe .
house was fathered by Representative
Wallace, of Oarvin. It provides for the(
appointment of a commission to investi-
gate and report yithln ten days on tbe
Organized labor will have no less than
four bills to present. .One of them will
provide that convict goods sold In Ok-
lahoma must be labeled, ns such.
The shortest bill'ever Introduced In a
legislature of this state was presented by
Representative H.-im of Cftek, and Is as
"It shall be unlawful to assess lands
for tu\c« as prospective land for oil.
Helm sav* assessors are assessing undo
veloped oil lands at their possible and
not tangible value, and he wants It stop-
MAYOR WILL B ■ ELECTED AND
CITY DiViDED INTO 2 WARDS
Commissioners Forced to Give En-
tire Time to City Business—
Losers Game Fighters
With a view to establishing a
servalory .>f music In Oklaln
Professor Kuhn. "f Moherly. M«
looking ovei the field
Professor Kuhn is said to be qulic prom
Incut ,n i be world of music, and lias mad'
a nu( s of a school for musical Insiruc
linn hi Mobcrly, at which vocal in'isle am
.11 instrumenls are taught. Ill • ase Prof
Kuhn decides to establish a conservator:
heic, lor will abandon the Ml>
mid bring Ills corps of teach'
The wave of the meat boycott has hit
Ol lahoma «'liy In earnest
At a meeting of the Trades Couoell last
nig In a resolution was Introduced pro
v'.ded that all union labor men use no
meat In their families for a period of 30
\ general discussion of tbe resolution
followed The majority of the sentiment
c\l reused favored tbe plan.
1 be various unions represented In the
council will take the matter up and re
port n t tin- next meeting of the council,
a I which •line the resolution will be voted
riie boycott, which originated In Clove
. Ir.nd and Is rapidly spreading westward.
Is t.. combat the high prices of meat and
t secure an Investigation by congress of
• tie alleged beef trust.
Then: are more than 2000 union men In
I Oklahoma "'ity. and the majority of them
, pYof aie men of family Were they to quit cut-
uiservatoiv in, meat for thirty days, the revenues "f
hi rl school 11 lie meat retailers would be materially
to Okla-1 lessened.
Che statement i^ made that alreail* th J
n.vt'inent has resulted In lower price* in
In Cleveland, Kansas City, Omaha. Sr.
louis, Washlugton and other cities va«
nil orgauly.atlon hav« deelared a me.it
li Washington applications for 20(i.(Mt(l
membership to the tnti Food 11 n.-l
league recently organized to tight by bo> *
i el t high food' prices, have been receded.
Indications ire that not onl> union
labor, but traveling mens a--oeiation .
housekeepers" alliances, the l.eague ><4
American l'enwomen, and various othei^
• > ganl/.atloiis will take an actue pnrt
tin movement. In some large elites egg*
arc imluded In the list of boycotted nr«
At the meeting last nigld « ne of tin®
siieakcrs suggested before t tie Trade*
Council that the bovott should be pi st
I until I.ent when the labor milo*
ds would have the co-operation ol!
County Attorney Will Ask the
Grand Jury to Probe Al-
Heads of the state retailers* association
declared today thai they were opposed to
any combination of Oklahoma < fty mer-
chants issuing a mail order catalog
A W. McKeaad, state secretary, and J.
Iv Foster, both expressed themselves In
emphatic manner against the proposition.
After a stormy session that lasted more
than two hours, the culmination of days
oi argument, discussion and attention t<>
the picas of various cltUen-j and organi-
sations, the board of freeholders jester
day evening adopted the inucli-deitatcd
Miller amendment to the city charter, tic
vote standing 5 to 4, with one member
Murphy, llradford. Johnson. Wilier and
MiCornacl. voted for tbe substitute un-as
ure; Snyder, Stevens. Williams and Uver-
i st voted against It. Harper was culled
away by a business engagement at
o'i lock and was unable to remain for the
talloting. Harper was known to favor
at least a part of the Miller measure. The
inluorlty did not insist upon his presence
[When the vote was taken
I nlexs parliamentary rules should be
suspended, there will be no opportunity from Supf
fer reconsideration of provision I. the
| Miller measure, except at this evenlng'-
I session Indications are that there will
be no reconsideration, and that the char-
ter will go to the people with the Miller
! memure embodied in It
The vote was no surprise to those who
were In touch with tbe individual prefe
ences of the freeholders. Whe
.. ... Hanker, editor of the Credit Record,
I la also against the scheme.
! The Stand Is taken bv the association
' heads that mail order houses should not be
| fought with inn 11 order house weapons or
I bv mail order house methods.
I '••If .such tactics were adopted the local
merchants would lose nil their vital areu-
i ment against the big mail order houses in
Chicago and elsewhere who have flooded
the rural sections with catalog!
reseuce of their fond parents
hundred and fifty gradu
i of the oklahoma City grammar
>oln this morning received diplomas
endent .1 It. Taylor, and most
enter tbe high school next
The ward schools were all closed this
morning se the children und teachers
•ould attend the commencement exercises.
Tbo pupils of the eight city grammar
itchools were grouped under their banners.
pmcIi jn a separate portion of St. Luke's
the' Miller I auditorium, w hile visitors had the real
measure first m tattMaind. It 11"'"'* nnrt plterjr. The i.nn«l|«l address
known to lie haeked by tbo Idea, of no:"'' iiinle l.> I . \iinplit. fomior
Ir.s than iiiembere. while ihe other nit'-ndeip i.f s.-hool , «'"> urB ''l "ii ili<-
four w re In favor of the action ns li ! •> s and islrl. lo , o„tn,,ie their ■'•nt'..,,
sti od Id Ihe tentative dooument. I 'iK V,"''1,'"?, '",d """ "K"'
Ste"op 4 of .he 1«"«-
•' most Important of all bfcauae It Mtal.; j and N-
ild. "and it behooves us to put a stop to
lishes the basic principles on which the
rest of constitutional document will n
founded. Following, In brief, are Its
main provisions. luivini? attended
The mftvor shall be elected as such to l,a,\V *ve u i«
head the department of general ndmlnl*
tration. and at the tiret ballot east under
.,<-va the new charter shall be elected to serve
romlsing i ucrtl Mav 1, 1913,
hould go back lo the
farms although It may seem hard after
Dr. "W II M L'rcli. pastor of the Fjrst
.Methodist church, pronounced an Invoca
! Hovering between life and death fori
'five hour- is the story of the unsuccess-j
fnl fight Mrs I l>. «laesler. H-jl South
Hudson avenue, made for s suicide's grave
earl] I riday morning, she hid taken a
large quantity of laudanum, wautlng to
' die. and when Dr. Looney was called. It
| was necessary to work for several hours
to resuscitate the fast ebbing life. The
| fight was accomplished about .r o'clock,
however, and now Mrs <JoCsler, seeing
her thr v young children around hef,
wants lo live.
When asked why she attempted the
crime, she s,tid she hud become tired of
life and would give no other reason. This
afternoon the physician says she will re-
Mrs. (iaesler's husband is a meat cut-
ter and makes a large salary. It Is not
believed that family troubles were the
cause of Mrs. Guesler's attempt to take
None of tbe -ensatlons promised In thil
hearing of the Hanson will coil left sulfl
l.ave jet developed. The ease began yi^ •
t«rda,\ morning before Special .liidgc llo -t
s.' i ii I.owe and when court adjourn. I
last night Ihe lltlgunts seeking to ba\i|
the purported will of the decedent. Mm.
Maggie ! lay Hanson probated, had b. ■ I
completed, its proof and succeeded In
having t tie will admitted to eville .ice
Most of the evidence introduced today
was on ihe supposed revocation of tint
vlli whl h was tiled several days ago.
Judge tieorge M Stevenson, l'llb Steven-*
son and Clara I". Vaneer were .ailed ni
witnesses. Judge Stevenson stated t tin ^
I ■ had prepared the revocation at the re*
qUest of tl.e deceased and at her rcque-9
and the other two witnesses tc&tifled thai
they had signed the Instrument as wlt-
nesscs County Judge Sam Hooker te*«
tilled for tbe purpose of identifying the
revocation as the Instrument tiled In hla
horuaes freni the different schools Ming
nd I.ee it lioff of the McKlnley school
In :i statement made this afternoon,
Count v Attorney E. K Rcardon stated!
that lie will instruct tjlie prescut grand
jurv to look into the operations of cer-
tain companies selling crude oil burner
v heap houses." said Secretary MeKeand. I A dividing line, the Rook Island tracks, j M„ PSsa> Violet Verity of the Lin
Indications are that the scheme will be | separates the city Into two districts, ami : ,.,^n school gave a piano solo. Norman It. |
abandoned as the various houses who hud two commissioners shall be elected Troiii , | ,.0 of the Putnam school a vocal solo and
contemplated such a move ar<-i ll members i each. Th- commissioners shall be nomi- I there w a^ an lustruiuental duet by two Jef
of the local and state retailers' association, nnted and elected by yote of the entire feraon pupils, Miriam Wlkoff and Idoyd
'JeltT. | N
ihe mayor and all commissioners shall The first honor pupils who graduated
give their entire attention, during busi- jtodfn are Mabel Jordan of the Washing
uess hours, to the affairs of the ciiv ton school, Florence Angle (Jaunt of th
Vfter the first eleetioo. two eonimls- Jefferson, Alice Mangum of the Mmerson
HOTEL MEN TO GO
slonens shall serve until May 1. 1012, and I Maud Fort* of the Bryant. Corlne Hill of
two until May 1. IfltT' At the second I the M< Klnle>. Louis S« iinenscheln " of the
Spent be found without
this fact be made public.
"It Is not the desire of this body to job
anyone, but It Is the earnest intention
of "every member of the grand jury to In-
dict evervone who is found guilty of any
Ii Uconduct of office. No difference or dis-
tinction will be mnde, no party lines will
Interfere, and the probing will be done
fearlessly aud conscientiously
Summons ailing Vincent shinkle.
superintendent of the city waterworks
department, before the grand jury have
h *n issued. II is judged that an Inves-
tigation of the waterworks department^ is
i-ext on tap. It Is not known
which sounds somewhat poetic and mystic
hut the language is permissablc, because
the ••contract" merchants move in- mys-
terious ways their wonders to perform.
With the newspaper publicity that has
come, some of the persona who have paid
real mom-v or.traded real land for sheets
oklahoma hotel men are going to ask
the state legislature for one or two laws
in their behalf. One of these is for the
protection of hotels against people who
leave without paying their bill* and the
other Is to have the state pay the inspec-
tors Instead of the hotel proprietors.
At present there is no law for the pro-
teetiou of landlords of European hotels, and finally for
Piiu Oklahoma is the only state that hast ballot.
no statutes regarding this Restaurant 1 I'.ut the majorit
nen and proprietors of American plan j th us to adjourn
of paper are commencing to "holler." And hotels have legal recourse against those h -t A vote to
it K hinted that svonie of them have coiue j who Jump their board bills, but it iS|St!tute provision
to the conclusion 'that the "contracts" arc !<|. ubtful if a landlord of an Europe;
not so pi eguaiit With get-rich quick possi ltd can even hold a man's bag gag.
hlllties as thc\ at first thought them delinquent guest can prove that
to |,^ , | tended to pay and was awaiting i
It is rumored that one er two have | the landlord can do nothing
hat I uet
an<< subsequent elections, the mayor and
commissioners shall be elected to serve
The few minutes previous to the ballot
iol' yesterday evenln were marked by
bitter contest. Tin air seethed witu I
charges >f fllbusterlr.g. railroading, un- '
fair tactics, partisanship, politic!*, preju-
dice, bull hen dedness and splnelessnosf
The .nioorltv battled. first for a
change of sentiment on the part of lb-
opposition, then for a compromise between
Hi. Mi'ler clause and the tentative clause.
postponement of the
Jarfleld. Clyde WhIT.well of the Lincoln
and Leslie K Stone of the Putnam
H'dgbts Second honor graduates are
James 11 a mi 11. Washington; Austin pol-
lock Wallace. Jefferson ; Katherlne Kenyon,
>thed with | Emerson : llazel Leaverton. Bryant
lines the grand Jury will question Super-
intendent Shinkle. but is said that several
Interesting matters will be discussed
J R Van Noy. cigarist. has also been
summoned to appear before the grand
Jury. It is said that Van Noy on one
occasion had requested an officer to raid, t, ,
■ certain bootlegging establishment, but tain that they tie doing nothing
toe request was refused, upon the alleged perfectly legitimate business. 1 hey swesr
theory that orders had to come from one j ajj ,j,e gods above that they have not
held firm Two mo-
re put to a vote and
onslder the Miller sub-
bv provision was see-
ho- loaded, a roll-call vote taken, and II. too.
If a i wi nt dow n to defeat.
in 1 The minority was making its last stand
uey, with -oarage, determination, consistent
ai gument and well organized pugni'itv
in forcing "contract" vcudors I "It does not seem fair." said A Alexan- I Tbey were there to do or die I hr
in deed hack real estate given in ev-ider. of the Rasbach. "to make hotel men v ere a loyal band but their numhei s
nefltlv orintsd sheets of I pay 1 cent* per room twice a year to were too few to withstand the united n ■
nSnei \ad it is further rumored that I have their rooms inspected In every sault of the opposition The enemy was
ffif,.; «ti hold "coStrl?ts" •rS mnklrne other vu* of ofriclal inspection the state to the right of them, -he enemy w^ l,
others w io hoi o a niiowed to o" eountv pays the Inspectors and not the it'ue left of them, the i m wj;s all aiouud
vociferous demands to be allowed to lh<.tn. T0|leying and thundering ..
'•trade back. - Stevens took an open stand for the first f,.r ,il(. i
The ,-rude oil burner men slautlr iuain_ I ^ ni),n< |]p tll, m|norltj Hul
..,_ A Saturday Tointer tomorrow no Sun t • offset him. Johnson
day issue hereafter Want ails taken until the majority. Everest made a clean eut^. 1 mj,,,..
Iff. McKlnlev; Emily
field; Mary Helen Landon. Llmnln;
sea Clapper. Puluam Heights.
TVbiit '■> believed Im many to be ((alley's I The hulk of ihe estate Is left
comet, was eeu by nkhiboniaiiH last night family, of Toronto. Canada.
ie. .Inn. 21. That the retail coal
are m a trust and that the con
will not profit by a lower freight
is the declaration made today b>
district passenger agent
ate hearing be
It Is 'ontended by those fighting tho
admission of the revocation that an In*
strument of this character haw to he file.|
ar.d published tn the same manner as the
will, and that tlila method was nor em-
ployed mil therefore the revocation is
hi tied from the case. This question of
w will he a i g lied at length b> the at-
rneys following the Introduction of all
The case is one of the most Important
I will mutters evi to be heard in rbe
local probate court The estate at ItMio
Is worth In the neighborhood of ftWVUOO.
is left to the Smith
about sundown 111 the western sk> As 11< Parker, of Oklahoma
folks were not looking for the comet until S J Hanson divorced husband of the
April et Mav few saw the phenomenon lu decedent, and Alvls l ay, daughter of Mrs.
the heavens The . oim-t appeared Just | llllPson by a former uiHrrlage. are not
after sunset on the horizon a little south named as benen.iaries It is said th.C
of west and was visible for an hour, tail thise two contestants will bring fnrthef
up. It was several times as large as
the largest star, and presented au un-
It P. Iturke, teacher of physiography
In the Oklahoma City high school, is go- |
, lug to make some observations of Ihe
comet I his eveulng.
I whether or ....
1 can learn." he said, "last ulgbt's
I I la I ley's though it must be larger than
astronomers thought to make such an
appearance this early in the year Hal
ley's should be about 10 degrees west
I of V>;uis. whl h is where last evening's
A dispatch from Sun lose, Cal . says
that astronomer* at the Lick observatory
saw it in id '1 n y Monday a eoinet, which
was first !«een In South Africa, and pre-
dicted that it would be visible later in j
the week en the western horizon about
did not see It
is uot prepared to stale
it Is Halley s. "I rom what
FROM CAR TO
who was In authority Several patrolmen
Pave been 'ailed for an unknown
.4 number of young girl
PaHtutes of certain
been guilt\ of fraudulent representation
Rut they don't like all this gossip They
deplore what they call "publicity that
does not give the true facts." Aud some
tng houses, were before the grand Jury 0j them are looking worried
iVTl" morning ""
lock in tbe morning for the Saturday
fifteen words, two days. ,>f) cents.
Lowest result-getting rate lu the city.
"Why, if we
lot of married
would begin to
vould tell all we
men iri Oklaho
Thousands upon thousands of the "con
tracts" have been sold in Oklahoma linn
• dreds of farms, many of them the lies
of lanJ. have been traded for tie
tivelv worded sheets of paper
"We""have Just sb'mt de.ldcd la j,'fen offered In eli-Snn
tei! on certain officials that we hapn«:n •.,.n0tr;i,.|s •• Men. women, youths, warmed
1o know," continued another. Ihe glil'j a|m0st fanatical ecstasy by the glit
were !n the grand Jin y room nP>,r]-v • 'Jtaring prospe«t? held out, have parted
of the morning, and It ^ : with their all to become the proud owners |
girls, as she tossed her furs around her (lvejv worded sheet . .
peek In a haughty fashion and :\ knowing C|or« have taken in anything of value that
DEMANDS $350 AS
RENT FOR THEATRE
Everest mnde a clean-cut.
logical masterful P'**" Snyder
tried to hold tie floor In an effort to g-
a postponement Rut there was grim
determination on the faces of the besei,
in:' horde, and tinolly the
c« repelled *o give way to
only the retailers a
would be benefitted
ower at the.
go, but that
e.l, and Hint
tbe public I
Carrying a baby en her arm. Mrs. C. I>
liset I Whistler. «f Ml We ' TblltJ f:. ' I ' A
Hallev s comet appears on -e In 7? years, was frightened considerably when a westl
it t ike- that long to make Its ellptl -al | bound Sliurtel and Twenty-eighth h,r -ei
urnci around the sun and out into - ar left the track at 'Jwenty-^lglith art®
iaeo Halley was a young English as j Walker, at 11 .Ji o clock this ,n",'nln^
1 - • shield Tier babe.
I Mi Whlnler waited at the home of ^
! friend. Mrs Kate Earl* " "
,i able t* come di
prediction come true.
rnine. and it Is said that
interesting stories were told
A number of landladies and Inmates of
ctrtain looming houses hive l.een *um-
rnrced to appear, aud it is belteveil that
Hearing of tho money demand
.District Clerk Hathaway llarpe
Many of the buyers really have made a v Nj Tl|j| UUH begun this m<
handsome profit from their Invest ment. j unp'erior court before Judge
lint nor on the sale of burners, because | fle„ jf |s expected that the
t„- grt Vniirubl. •T'den-jj "P" i if i.t. 'I.' h d.
.Ml . nffi "f' 111" iK'Iders. rl.e in.nor > omef
• Tloo'mi'ror R.iit' plug's are nothing but furllier ,ile of -iontrnrlB. part
•I'd licht resorts in disguise p;.\ineni« i
>mmvL\ iti Pnpmia ' company s . offers
John Smith, finding himself short on
I money and long on "contracts," sella
••contracts" o Hill Jones and l'ete Johu-
i son. Ins neighbors. Bill Jones aud l'ete
Said Everest when the trag< tnomen
nrilved: "Well. I see you fellows have
your minds made up. and there is no
eli a nee to change von l.et's vote
And Snyder. William.- and Stevens,
tnttleworn. with ammunition exhausted,
lolied hands with Everest, and the gal
lant four bowed to the Inevitable.
And what will cone nnt.' WHl all tlm
t of minority members sign the charter.' v\ i
per against ti . re he a right for r.-c-msideratlon this
rning In tbe evening? Or will all difference
A X Mun- Justed and the board unanimously pt
use will be sent a charter for the approval of i
I voters of Oklahoma «'ity .'
•ferk Harper, who is the owner of ibe| ihe people are wondering Ihe per
Metropolitan theater. Is seeking to recover appear to want a . barter Ihe peo|
the | f.'iTK) from Tull on the grounds that It ls |,nve their ej -- e.-«<.h#ii
and brought back to tills !
i krtati. Texas. -
t t\ federal davs ago. was summoned be
fore the grand Jury this morning to lie
fiuestloned on the charges against bun.
e'.*clnir adultery The complaint was
■worn to by bis wife. Mrs Lee was with
hr husband In the corridors of the court-
Vcttss this morning, and it is understood
hieh finda its way Into the due as rent "f the theater during part
November. WOU. Tull Is manager of th
(Tolly i hea ter.
Johnson. In turn, favor Widow Grant,
Young Jim Jefferson. Old Man peters.
Henry Black. Jerry Jackson. Miss ("annle
1.1- I Brown. Tons' Carlcuneo nnd Helnrleb
•onetii.itIon has been effected. <Jnggenheliner with printed sheets In re
ISSUES TO GOVERNOR
and Mrs I-ee will not prosecnU
rity Auditor Tom Boydston was alsi
(efcre toe gruud Jury for a short time
"fr BD°BiV;dw!n. who was Indicted by the
ursnd Jury on a ehurge of horse theft.
« • arrested last night by a man who
lived sear Baldwin. Tbe presentment
rgainst Baldwin was returned In the first
report Baldwin left n day or two b<
fi.rt the report was made, and went to
iU irestou nul returned Thursday inorn-
"I'aldwin is charged with having stolen
• horae from a man named Stevens, and
'ater vslllng It to a farmer named Kiser.
The alleged theft took place lust month
Jnllus Stnmpf Indicted sixteen tlmea
unit on forty counts, wa* arrested this
teoralng mid arraigned befon
.^ud e Sam Hooker He entered
fiot guilty to the -•*
r charges of selling liquor
■ bd 'was' released on bonds In the
o' |7V¥i algned^bjr ( Seymour
• ■d t'Jeorge C. Eldrldge
Robert Kerr, indicted for fiist degree
rn a r der wa. arraigned before IMstrlct
.fudge George Clsrk, and hta bond
mga hud • $I0",VI l**rr W!,B "°t allowed
to rive hond Thursday because of a tech-
en al mistake n the bond the name
•Tob" being used Instead of Robert
Kerr was remanded Into tbe custody .f
<h ehtrllf. wh.- allowed him to go to his
b-mein company with . deputy, ns Ids
wife la reported «s heinc «erlousls lib
Kirr will l*« bond this afternoon signed
by FJuicr E Uoughr
turh"for farm* horses, mules, city prop
erty Jewels, coin of tbe realm and varioue
similar aci-eptable suudrlea
Perhaps all of the last eight are able
to successfully vend "contracts' but,
eventually there are a good many posses
sors of "contracts" who do not find salea
The I nited States attorney general holds
that sncli schemes are lotteries, and there
are going to he some investigations If
It is found that there has been anything
Illegal connected with the operations "f
the crude oil burner companies, civil suits
galore for Ihe recovery .-f cash and prop-
erty and criminal proceedings are sure to
Tbe government at Washington tin
doubted lv will put I'OBtoffiee inspector
Leahy at work on the matter, and the
local authorities, spurred en by the cham-
t.er of Commerce, the Civic League, the
Hevman I Ministerial Alliance and other organua-
I tlons. probably will take action.
UoMK UN DETENTION HOSPITAI,.
DIES IN TEXAS
and. so far ns the
is concerned, are not
honesty of any member
time fllone will tell how
A lew the document.
Section 4. as it no« s;
as embodying >ever.i
renueste of orgnnt/«-d i t
i |d , to some >t the \ .
the Chamber of Comtner
1 > r I r Messcaba'!•_•!
'Ilie t ioolng ' I"
• f tbe board But
the whole peop •
ADJOURNS FOR DAY
(Jutlirle, Jan. 21 After s very brh
sion the legislature adjourned this
lug until Saturday, in order that t
. rlotis coinmitteea appointed for the pur i
pose ini :hi hat* time lo frame piovl; ons
for a new lax levy law
DEBATING SOCIETY TO
PULL OFF MOCK TRIAL
I ISH IS NFJTRU..
the tnoteno at
BEING HEARD TODAY
to sdinlt to tlie
So that tbe -evernor may aubiuif the teiday evening tie ^ 1
question to the people. Secretury of State p. lilies an-l regunn a j
Cross lias submitted to Governor llnfkell Utopia to tlilni. po i' llUia ''
proposltiona pending under the Initiative nated from mum ipa Al"'(
and referendum: led the Miller a me l
The referendum of the Taylor election , favored paying the . iunn toners
lav 1 of not more than $20"" r *_. *
The proposed ainendaient to Article Dr A. • Scott, of l.pworth un
of the state constjlntlon. relating to the 1 spoke In favor .f the \t er mea
regulation of railroads, and designed for «f pt that he did not think the
tiled purpose " — -• ' 1
couraglng railroad ! siosers should
The Oklahoma City elate cepite' lo ation
With a large force of men the new de-
tentlon hospllal about a mile east f the
fair grounds ^uperln
taiidenl lllewer said that it will he ready
< r eeeunpsev bv the middle of next wi
)fe will make nrrongeinents for about
oasts. t« be able to take •••"- "f "■ m
fifteen words two time
«rltk 20.UOO circulation
lien received here of the ilei
(,*orge Chandler, at San
•Ti'dge Chandler served -
dl>trlft Juilge and tli>t a-
of state under President
risen Judge Clumdler *
i I thai opened oklnhomu
0 i chandler. Okla ^an null
The Saturday Pointer
Saturday this week
The Sunday Issue
To Elf Discontinued
flush dlaplav ropy !■ >arly Katnr-
da> muralog fur the Saturday issue.
Ad taken uatll II a. m.
net your want adn reedy no>t.
i'lfleeo wards, two days, it# «fntn—-
liasril on the '.'O.OSO dally home-so-
Int eirrulHllou it Is the lowest rale
•irr offered In the elty.
Ildn'l tllluk of gulna e|«e w here
AdvertUe in the paper that is ei n-
<eded best after iteieral years tr>-
eut liy a result - demanding i uhln
Ufflm .'IN Uf l < ■ rami
their entire time
tlon to a dividing
K W Dawson si
dividing line, but w
SM he favored the ot
ipeared In opposl-
he did not favor a
11>l "stand for it
r provisions of the
Bible Has More Murder Stories Than
Street snd Alias Street spoke
In favor of compelling the commissioners !
to give *i 11 their time
Ihe board will meet tbit evening at I
ROBBER OF CHICAGO
BANK WILL GO FREE
looter of fortn
Avei.ue bank f
pardoned, and \
hi- . on federate
fit 0 W ©
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