Tulsa Democrat (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, May 20, 1910 Page: 3 of 14
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GEORGE I. KM ON THE TWO-GENT EM QUESTION
HIGH SCHOOL TO JOINS NATIONAL
HOLD COMMENCEMENT DEEP WATERWAY
THURSDAY NEXT ASSOCIATION
George A. Henshaw la In Tulaa today
repreacnting the complaints In the caaea
Hied before the corporation commlaelon
In reference to subway crossing under
the Katy and Frisco railroads; alao the
eaae against the Pioneer Telephone
company for Inadequate service and the
Increase in telephone rates. Mr. Hen-
thaw has prosecuted over three hun-
dred caaea before the corporation com-
mission, Involving all phases of rate
regulation; also represented tho state
In the federal court In tho two-cent fare
and rate cases. On being asked by a
Democrat reporter what he thought of
tho two-cent faro and the rate cases, he
"We argued tho caaea before the
United States circuit court of api>euls
at St, Paul last week and have hopes
that we will secure at least a fair con-
sideration of the law and the evidence,
and If we do there Is not a shallow of a
doubt but what the state will win and
the two-cent fare will bo restored and
the commission's rates enforced. The
undisputed evidence shows that tho
railroads In Oklahoma Increased their
earnings on passenger fares for 1909
at two cents a mile twenty-five percent
over 1907 when they were charging
three cents. They make 1800.00 per mile
of road morn in Oklahoma at two cents
than they do In Texas at three cents.
The Katy Increased Its earnings upon
the commodities upon which the com-
mission had made rates ninety per
cent. The Santa Fe Increased Its earn.
Ings 172 per cent. Notwithstanding
these facts Judge Hook grated a tem-
porary Injunction. One position taken
by Judgn Hook Is hard to reconcile with
the position of the railroads and the
facts In the case. The railroads were
assessed by the state between $30,000.00
and $35,000.00 per mile We agreed to
stand upon this valuation. WhUc at St.
Louis It developed that we had the rail-
roads beaten upon their own proposi-
tion. They thon Insisted that the courts
should take the amount of their stocks
and bonds ns a valuation of the roads,
notwithstanding there was no evidence
In the record as to what the stocks and
bonds were worth. They enjoin the
collection of taxes because the railroads
In Oklahoma were assessed relatively
too high. The temporary Injunction
was sustained by the federal court.
Judge Hook found the value of the roads.
In order to Issue an Injunction, from
$50,000.00 to $64,000.00 a mile. He put
a valuation on roada higher than the
bond Issue of stocks and bonds. The
contradictory positions which the fed-
eral court has taken, enjoining the cot-
leetion of taxes on $30,000.00 a mile, and
at the same tltme say that wo shall pay
Interest on $64,000.00 a mile Is not a
consistent position, and the people of
this stale will stand ns a body and up-
hold the hands of the officers until such
unjust positions are abolished."
The Democrat reporter asked Mr.
llenshaw what about the report that
Judge Hook's son was In the office with
the railroad attorneys; nbout Judge
Hook's brother being general commer-
cial agent of the Santa Fe railroad at
$8,00(1 or $10,000 a year, and alao about
Judge Hook’s having represented the
Santa Fe before he was appointed on
the federal bench In reply to this Mr.
Henshaw said: "It is true that Judge
Hook's son Is In the office with Mr.
Hugerman, the railroad attorney con-
ducting the railroad suits. As to
whether or not If his brother Is com-
mercial agent of the Santa Fe, and that
tils firm was formerly employed as an
attorney for the Santa Fe, and his son
being In tho office of the railroad at-
torneys, had any Influence upon the
Judge In this case can only be known
by the judge himself."
Mr. Heshaw Is now a candidate for
Corporation commissioner, and the Im-
portance of electing him as a member
•f the eommlatlon pending the litiga-
tion should not be under-estimated.
John H. Regan resigned from the
United States senate and was appointed
on the railroad commission by Governor
Hogg at a time when the services of
men possessing technical knowledge of
the railroad situation was demanded In
me slate of Texas. Mr. Henshaw Is
devoting most of his time before the
commission and the various courts and
will not have time to make a thorough
canvass, and It devolves upon those
throughout the state that realize the
importance of having a man on the
commission that Is equal to the railroad
lawyers and understands all the fallacies
that they present to win their cases, to
take an Interest In his behalf and see
that the people know of the necessity
of electing him as a member of the
commission. During the past year ha
has filed suit before the Interstate com-
merce commission and before the com-
mission of Oklnhomn, and returned back
to shippers $18,000.00 In overcharges,
securing for one shipper In the town of
Duncan $2,800.00,, which was paid over
on the llrst of last March. Work and
energy of this kind should not be over-
looked by the voters of Oklahoma, and
a man that Is devoting himself so ex-
clusively to the work and has shown his
ability to cope with the railroad law-
yer deserves the hearty support of the
Democratic party for the nomination of
President S. L. Gordon of Kendall
College will deliver the address ul the
high school graduates and 8. W. Marr
on behalf of the school hoard will di -
liver to each graduate the diploma at
tho annual high aehool commencement
which will be held on Thursday even-
ing, May 26. al eight o'clock. The
class numbers twenty-one graduates,
of which aggregation but three are
i he exercises propel commence on
Sunday morning previous when, at 11
o'clock at the First M. 16. church, south
Rev. A, K. Smith will deliver the bac-
calaureate address to the graduating
students. On Tuesday evening at the
Grand Opera house the seniors will
give their play, "The Professor," which
promises to be an unusual treat. On
Wednesday evening will occur the Sen-
ior-Junior aliquot and on Friday ev-
ening the Alumni baquet will be given.
This will complete a week of the most
uusual Interest to the twenty-one gra-
duates who will hold the center of In-
terest on the stage of events
THESE TO SEE E
The Tulaa Commercial club In now
u member of the National Deep Water-
Ways association, membership in that
organization being taken out by the
board of directors In the name of the
club last evening. U J. F. Rooney, the
state representative Is also chairman,
of the deep waterways committee of
the club and It wag he who presented
the matter to the directors. Tin cltl-
Kens of Tulsa have always felt that
one of their greatest asset * Is the to*
cation on the bunks of the, Arkansas.
From It the city receives the best city
water supply in Oklahoma. That It can
be made navigable as far north as
Tulsa has been proven beyond a rea-
sonable doubt und Tulsa situated as
It will be some day at the head of
the river navigation is destined to be-
come one of the nation's great cities.
.Membership In the association means
considerable to Tulsa in tha^ It will
bring experts here to investigate con-
ditions and lend national support to
what has heretofore been purely a lo-
cal state movement.
Ninety-ftvo feet on North Main
..... . street north of the Katy right of way,
ongressman Crmger attended thei f „ ,0 fcot on lH)th Maln ,lnll
S ,,ndp»t meeting at Claymore and hen lntcre.ts
rrr.rt^iThr.7o„^ot=:!^-K». rate » .-*,«*
a ho criticise hi. course and show signs [ Z
of political sanity.
He made a talk at the federal court |
room last night In which he said that |
he hnd asked $416,060 for a government
building for Muskogee and would not
accept less; and that If Muskogee cotila
not get more than $300,000 he would
agree that Tulsa was to have what It
could get, presumably $225 000. He
cited the fact that but one place in a
WHY THEY MOB THE BRIDE.
Only an Over-Vigorous Expression of
the “American Peasant's" Curiosity.
IV'hat a distinguished Engllshwvunai
refers to as the “American peasantry"
suffers a peculiar dislocation and mal-
adjustment on Manhattan Island. Else-
where on the continent, generally
district could get favors this term »f I speaking, the peasant has a free and
congress; that the postal receipts of i unobstructed range. He may know of,
Oklahoma City were about $216,000; j or h„ acquainted with, other peasants
those of Muskogee $90,000 and those of, who have more money than himself;
Tulsa $44,000. That about $20,000 was
being paid In rentals for federal pur-
poses at Muskogee and but a little ovei
3,000 In Tulsa. This. Indirectly, put
Tulsa out of the running.
He said he was proud of his standpat
record and predicted that his party
would be returned to power In the low.
er house of congress this fall. Also he
said there was no real dissension in the
ranks of the Republicans, again Indi-
rectly Indicating that the results of all
the late special elections were Just
playful Pickwickian methods of show-
ing love for and confidence In the dear
old grafting party. He said he almost
wished he did not live at Muskogee, as
It embarrassed him In his congressional
duties and made It hard to appear fair
to other places
One of the carpetbag governors of (he
territory, a Mf. Ferguson, made a
speech of an hour and a half abusing
the conduct of the state legislators for
appropriating more money for state
purposes than the territorial legislature
did for territorial purposes. He seemed
wholly unable to understand that the
state has many large and needed
schools and eleemosynary Institutions
and a new and large penitentiary-
each requiring money to build and
equip, and yet, In his total Inability to
reason on anything, be sailed Into the
elate administration and was actually
applauded at times by a few misguided
standpatters In the audience.
There Is n rumor out that the afore-
said Mr. Ferguson Is to bo a candidate
for governor on the standpat ticket, hut
It mas such a Joke that he was not
taken seriously. In fact ho socmed lo
feel that he had no more show of fool-
ing the people—the Republican people
—Into nominating him than has Oresgei
to be nominated and elected by any-
liody. The meeting reminded one of
the late non-partisan meetings held In
the same place over a month ago and
the crowd Just went through curiosity
to see the men and hear what kind of
excuse any man couud give for run-
ning for a Republican nomination In
1910. And the result will be like It
was here In Tulsa last month, a total
annihilation of whatever opposed the
militant und righteous Democracy.
TRIED AND ACQUITTED.
Merchant Who Killed Burglar insists
On Regular Hearing.’
McAlister, Ok., May 13.—J. M. laiih-
Im, merchant nnd tx-aldeifinun who
shot and killed a burglar In his store
Sunday night demanded today that lie
he arrested and tried. This was done.
He waived preliminary hearing In trie
justice court. Information was filed
In the superior court a special venire
Issued for a Jury and he was tried this
afternoon and acquitted. ID- desired
that the record be made to allow Ills
but practically all the persons and In-
stitutions within his visual Held are of
Ills own sort. He Is never put to a loss
by having to deal even remotely with
those of a different social order. Henee
his traditional sociability nnd easy di-
rectness of manner.
But on Manhattan he—or. to be more
strictly accurate, she—constantly hears
of strange beings, In close physical
proximity, between whom and herself
n wide social gulf extends. Considering
the long, almost unbroken traditions of
American peasantry, the effect of this
Is about what would be produced by
the advent of a menagerie In a com-
munity ivhero only domestic animals
had ever been seen. When such an
opportunity as the Gould-Drexel wed-
ding occurs, natural curiosity combined
with tho traditional desire to be so-
slable leads to demonstrations which
mnny critics regard ns unseemly.
Prohahly, however, the enthusiastic
mobbing of the bridal party which hap-
pens whenever two large fortunes are
linked by a Fifth avenue wedding Is
only an over- vigorous expression of
the American peasants wish to see, foi
once In a life time, a handful of per-
sons who, the newspapers say, belong
to a llfferent social order.
Eldon I .owe, of Muskogee, a govern-
ment employe, Is spending a few days
THE FAMOUS ENGLISH
After twenty-live years work, the
landscape gardeners have succeeded In
reproducing at Hotel Del Monte, one
of the seaside resorts of California, the
best example of English landscape art.
Among the features la the Maze, a
curious growth of box hedges In an
exact reproduction of the famous maze
In Hampton court, England. The ter-
races, lakes, lawns and flower beds and
rose gardens all follow the lines of the
most celebrated English estates where
landscape gardening has been followed
as tine art for a hundred years.
More than a million dollars has been
spent to produce these effects and
nearly flfteon hundred varieties of
plant life urc used In the scheme which
Is the most ambitious In America.
Andrew Carnegie, who spent part of
the winter there Is authority for the
statement that this place Is more like
a long established private English es-
tate, than any place he has ever visited
outside of England.
A ROOSEVELT REPORT DENIED
No Man is Stronger
Than His Stomach
A strong man is strong all over. No man can be
strong who is suffering from weak stomach with its
consequent indigestion, or from some other disease
of the stomach and its associated organs, which im-
pairs digestion and nutrition. For when the stomach
is weak or diseased there is a loss of the nutrition
feeling in the stomach after eating, is languid, nervous, irritable and despond-
ent, he is losing the nutrition needed to make strength.
Such a man should use Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery. It cures diseases of the stomach and other
orians of digestion and nutrition. It enriches the blood,
Invliorates the liver, strenithens the kidneys, nourishes
the nerves, nnd so GIVES HEALTH 71XD STHENGTH TO
THE WHOLE BODY.
You can't afford to accept a ircrtt nostrum as a substitute tor this non-
alcoholic medicine op known composition, not even though the urgent dealer
may thereby make a little bigger profit. Ingredients printed on wrapper.
contained in food, which is the source of all physical
strength. When a man “doesn't (eel just right,”
when he doesn't sleep well, has an uncomfortable
The Ex-President •»/» He Has Writ-
ten No Lettere In Supper! of
Berlin, May 11.—Mr. Rooeavelt hae
authorized an unqualified denial of
tho recently publlehed report that ho
had written lettere expressing hie atti-
tude towards tne administration of
President Taft and favoring a certain
candidate for governor of New York
Seat on 'Change Brlnge $78,000.
New York, May 16.—Prices of seat*
on the stock exchange have gone up.
Joseph G. Willis paid $78,000, or $3,-
000 more than the last preceding sale.
Pile* Cured in 6 to 14 Days.
PAZO OINTMEN - Is guaranteed to
cure any case of Itching, Blind, Bleed-
ing or Protruding Piles In 6 to 14 days
or money refunded. 50c.
BROWN NEVER WAS
CONNECTED WITH THE
Guthrie. May 16.—A man who guv,
Ills business as an Oklahoma stale
bank examiner and his mime as M. A.
Brown, has come to grief In New Or-
leans, lav, for forging sight drafts on
the State National Bonk of Oklahoma
City, an dottier banks. Wm, H. May-
ler writes the Oklahoma banking de-
partment that ho cashed u $33 sight
draft drawn by the alleged Brown on
the Okahomu City bank, and that]
Brown Is now eervlug eighteen months
In Jail for hie forgeries In the Louisi-
The Oklahoma banking board has
no knowledge of a man by the namo
of W. A. Brown, much leai Is there an
examiner by that name.
Harrison Scaggs, who spent th« win*
tre month* in Tvxm visited h few day*
with home folk* the pH Ml w« *k.
Mr. Ed McBride of TuUtt, Culled here
Mr*. Down* and Mis* II.million ot
Tulaa a it- vitrttlng with friends Mr. and
Mr*. Win. Wilkins.
MU* Ethel Wilson entertained Chap.
Muneey, Rulph Laird ami Ml** Inca
Muncey at her home Monday night.
Mr*. Ed I to wen I* visiting her sister
Mrs. W, U. Adams In Tulsa
Misses Antis Bruner and Kthel Mall-
ard wore entertained hero Monday b>
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wilkin* entertain
ed with muuic at their home Wednes-
day night. Those there wer> Mr. Green
Wilson. .Mi** Zella Welch, Miss* Eath-
• I Wilson, Mr*. Nellie Down* and Miss
Hamilton of Tulin.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hern have moved
Into the house vacated by Mr. and
Mr*. John McGill.
Miss Ida Maine* hag returned to her
home at Myrtle, Ark.
The basket hall teams of Red Fork
and Dawson will play together ut the
new ball park Sunday afternoon.
The Ice cream nodal to have been
given by the Wiling Worker* last Sat-
urday night was postponed on account
of the cold weather.
Mr, Edgar Wilson of Tulsa vtaUetf
A fifteen pound daughter arrived at1
the home of Mr. and Mrs Frank Wolf
of Mingo recently.
The baseball game Sunday between
the Dawson boys and Tulsa cub* re-
nulled in favor of the Dawson boy*.
Mias Alice Gregory Is visiting with I
relative*, Mr. and Mrs. Welch.
Charley Stamper hus been appointed
deputy sheriff here.
\V. E. Hollis and family visited rel-
atives at Tulsa Sunday and attended
"Mother's Day" services at the Boulder
avenue M. E. church.
Among the Odd Fellow* from here
that attended lodge at Tulsa Monday
•■veiling were. Dr. Jackman, Jume*
Bur vers, K. L, Morgan. Joe H, lU»rry.
J. W. Hedgecock, Nells Hansen and
O. C. Challlxlurg of Verdigris called
on Friends Bundey.
W. J. Hlne* of Claremore called on
friends here Sunday.
Mrs. Walter Bunch and little son
Jack, visited Mr. Frank Anderson and
family In Tulsa recently.
Mrs. Janie* Mill* of Mohawk has
been seriously 111 the past week but is
Deputy Ollle Marshall and family of
Tulsa, called on H. G. Sheddlebar and
family Wednesday evening.
The baseball hoy* are fifing a fine
ball park east of town. They are fenc-
ing the grounds in and building an
ampltheatre which will be quite an ad-
dition to Dawson.
Sheriff Newblock and two deputies
came out from Tulsa Tuesday evening
and arrested Wm. Wlsman for selling
whiskey In connection with his butcher
SUMMER SESSION OF
Th« Hoard of Regents of Oklahoma
University has Instructed President A.
Grant Evans to proceed Immediately
with the detailed arrangements for the
summer session of the university. The
session will begin June 13th and will
extend through a period of eight
weeks closing August 6th. A special ]
bulletin descriptive of the course to la- j
offered Is being published and will be
In the hands of the printer this week.
The teaching will he dona by the
regular faculty of the university. Tul-
tlon will be free The university II- j
brary, laboratories and athletic
grounds will be open to the use of the
students. Each student should be nlile
to complete about one-fourth of i.
year's work. Full credit towards a de-
gree will be given for all courses that
are completed. This offers u splendid
opportunity for special students, teach-
ers and others who have conditions lo be
removed, or those who lack but a few I
houra work necessary to get their dc- I
SHE WAB WISE.
Mr. Tnlltt Wright—Art you fond of Ac-
Miss Cutting Hints—Tss; hut don't tell
ms I'm ths only girl you havs avor
SEEK LIFE SAVING METHOD
Manufacturers of Nation Meet to Dle-
cuta Prevention of Accidents
and Allied Topics,
i New York, May 16 —The prevention
of accidents lu Industrial establish-
ments, employers’ liability and Indus-
trial Insurance are the chief topics
j to be discussed In the fifteenth an-
i nual convention of the National As-
i soclatlon of Manufacturers which
J opened hero today. The widespread
Interest In these matters hae resulted !
In making this one of the largest meet-
e ___ 1 Inti sver hold by the aiscclatlon.
The 3.000 manufacturers composing
"I ivlxh l was dead.” remarked a j ,be association are determined to make
farmer Elijah Stephens 63 years old, to ■ the action of this convention the be-1
his son, on a country rood about three Sinning of a new era In the United
Succeed when everything else Mis.
In nervous prostration and female
weaknesses they are the supreme
remedy, as thousands have testified.
FOR KIDNEY.LIVER AND
it is the beet medicine ever sold
over a druggist's counters
'mil ■ -i . i .f 111 uii, . ,u iy thi* morn
ing, after hie wagon containing u load
of hog* which they were hauling to
market, had stuck In a rut In the roan
Two hours later Mrs, Stephen* found
her husband'a body suspended by a
rope from the limb of u huge tree, half
t\ mile from Stephens' homestead. The
aged man had wandered to the desert-
ed spot, supposedly in search of a
cresw to water his cattle, and had tak-
en a short hemp rope which he pro-
cured from the bam before leaving the
premise*. He had calmly fastened one
end of the rope to the limb of the tree
und the other about his neck and
Becoming alarmed at his continued
absence the wife went on a search
for her husband, only to find his stlfi-
enod body suspended at the end of h
rope fastened around his neck.
Thoroughly frightened the woman
released the body and laid it on the
ground at the foot of tho tree after
which she called her soons to the
scene. Tt was found that life hart tong
since left the old man, and telephone
communication was Instantly estab-
lished with .town.
Day Sergeant Price at police head-
quarters was the first to receive the
new* of the suicide here and Instantly
conveyed the Information to the sher-
Deputy Sheriff Ike Wilkinson anci
Clarence Wlnterlnger*. arrived at the
Stephen* farm at 10 o'clock. After ques-
tioning the relative* of the dean man
th» officer* decided that it was ft sui-
cide and tho body was brought to
town and placed In the Mowbray mor-1
Coroner Slack decided to hold nn In-
quest and at 2 o’clock this ntternoon
the examination of witnesses was be-
The verdict of the coroner's Jury
was that the deceased came to hi*
death by strangulation, to-wit, hang-
ing himself by the neck with a rope
while he was In a demented condition.
Three witness#* were examined.
They were Naomi Stephens his wire,
Che* Fetter, a grandson who had been
living with the Stephens family nnd
his *on, Harry. Nothing new other
than has been stnted above was de-
veloped other than Mr. Stephens hu»
been ill since the late spring snow
storm and his mental condition has
been unsound since tint time.
The surviving relatives are as fol-
lows: Wife. Naomi Beard, son Cheste.,
sister* Mrs. AnnA Beard of Tuleu,
Mr*. Cora Spencer of Illinois und Mrs
M. C. Lane of Broken Arrow. Tho
out-of-town relatives have all been
notified and funeral arrangement* nave
not been perfected pending word from
The Stephens family came to this
State* fn the matter of safeguarding 1
life and limb of employees and se-
curing equitable compensation for In-1
WILL AID THE OKLAHOMA BANK ;
Asset Realization Company of Chicago
Will Taka Ovar Failed Columbia
Guthrie, Ok., May 16.—Tho Asset I
Realization company of Chicago will
take over the remaining aaaeta of the j
Columbia flank Trust company,
amounting to $250,000, which failed lo 1
Oklahoma City laat September. Al !
though directly under the protection
of the guaranty banking law, the In-
ntltution lias been nearly eight months
is almott the wont thing for
consumptives. Many of tho
contain as much as 20% of
alcohol; Seott’a Emulsion
not a drop. Insist on having
roa aiLi by six dhuimhbts
HOODWINK THE PUBLIC.
A Newspapar That Blama* the Shadow
While Ignoring the Subetenco.
The New York Frees la a aland pat-
ter on Hie tariff quint Inn. ft aces no
harm at all In high protection, but It
arcs, or professes to see, a lot of barm
in the combinations nnd monopolies
which restrain domestic trade. The
To Provide a Staff for Roosevelt.
Washington, May 18.—In order to,
afford Col. Roosevelt an adequate staff' l‘res8 88*,:
to his capacity us special ambassador “lf ,lu‘ Industrious free traders who
at the funeral of the Tote King Edward !tr* ••OcWag 'l*e Araerlean protective
VII, the ktate department has sub- ,8rlff were half as zealous lu their de
mined to hint by cable a list of namei milml f,,r application of the laws
of several American army and naval restraint of domestic trade as
officers who are now In Europe umj 1 they are In bebulf of their bobby there
available for that duty. j would be a stronger public eentlmeut
__ for the removal or reducllou of the In
; ternal tariffs tlmt swell the cost of lie
Chaplain Astonishes House. lD(, These tariffs tlmt the railroads
Coudeu! the bl'mdaha.pialn of theho’ure charge, this
___ .... , ‘ tribute that combinations of muuufac
of representatives, aslon shed the _ , . , , . .
members of that body by praying for I' ? T, m "u” 'TL ,
divine guidance to leadmuck-rakerl! ‘he ‘,lK ltfn“ ‘be *mm °*
I lie Increased cost of llvlug."
Granted that these combinations and
to 'rake before their own doors” be
fore attending lo the llttsr In front of I '‘"7” »“u
their neighbors' hornee. i c,0< or«,,U“t'0“ of
i force up prices, wlmt are they but the
Made Insane by Hyde Trial. j effects of the high tariff? It la the
Pleasant Hill, Mo., May 18.—Miss tariff tbnt give* them a foothold
Amelia atonestreet of this city la dead When n valuable special privilege la to
at the Nevada asylum She was taken lie given out by congress, what Is more
there for treatment tea days ago. natural lhan lhat those who are to
Newspaper accounts of the Hyde trial ] share that special privilege should
unbalanced her mind. , fonn n so||«i ring so as to keep It to
--—- themselves und work It for all It li
Militia Ordered to Mlnee. worth? Thnt 18 wh8t tb* ,nut* h8T*
Danville. III., May 16.-A company ol <k,n<' Th,‘ 18rlfr en8bl** ,hem «» «»•
trol the market.
It la absurd, then, to talk about
“trust busting” or destroying those
mischievous combinations which con-
splre to restrain trade when all the
time the law la affording them ths
. power and the encouragement to cout-
PUBLIC INSTRUCTION Mne tor that very purpose. The fact
R. II. Wllsun of Chlckaahs bus an- la that pleas of this nature are seldom
nounced his candidacy for the office seriously meant by those who advocate
of State Superintendent of Instruction, them. Their game is to hoodwink tb#
militia was sent from this city to Fair-
mount to prevent a clash between the
American and itriklng Italian laborer!
at the quarries of the Caaparla Stone
vicinity five year* ago from Arkan*n*. j COLLINS HAS MADE
GOOD IN THE COUNTY
In this Issue will he found the an-
Tbe coroner's Jury was composed of
Jerry A. Trimble, P. R. Danforth, It. N-
Bynum, O. W. Wolfe, J. B. Davis and
C. R. Hunter.
NO POOR FARM
FOR TULSA COUNTY
FOR SOME TIME
That tha County Poor farm, will not
ha erected 1 nTulaa county for some
time yet, owing to a discovery of a legal
technicality which arose at the last
minute, was the opinion of the board of
commissioner!, In special session,
reached Just before noon today, after
several hours of wrangling on the sub-
The special session was an important
one, called for tho purpose of buying
the site for a poor farm and letting the
contract for the erection of the build-
ings. It was only after the commis-
sioners had practically decided on the
site and the letting of the contract that
someone dlacovered that the law re-
quires a petition signed by one-fourth
of tho lax payers of the county, before |
he step ca bet taken. The matter ivas I
then dropped for the present.
Owing to the Inability of Bond Dealer
McMahon to bo In the city today It was j
Impossible for the commissioners to
toko up tho matter of securing the
money on tho court house and bridge
bonds recently voted and which a de-
cision o fthe supremo court rendered
last week mndo It possible to dispose of
At 3 o’clock tha commissioners ad-
journed to meet again nexet Wednesday
In an adjourned session for the pur-
pose of taking up this vitally Important
matter. At that time the site for the
$225,000 court rouse and jail will also
Judge Litson Justice ot the peace
last Hat unlay decided thnt the Model
ljwnilry would not have to pay Swift
, and Company of Ft. Worth Texas., for
nouncement if the well known county ,7,4M bars of laundry soap, which was
surveyor, A H. Collins of Turley, for ,hlppe dto the local laundry last Sep-
re-eleetlon. Mr. Collins Is recognised tember through some misconception of
as an exceptionally competent man not the nr(jer
only In this county hut as a member
of the various state engineering assocl
tlons of which he Is a inamber. He has
made good every way and we predict
his re-election If nominated by a very
Hocking Valley Rsesivsrship,
Columbus, 0„ May 16.- Attorney H.
J. Both und former Attorney General
After receiving the soap, which was
enough to satisfy the needs of the line
washer for the next fifty years, the
Model wired hack that there was some
mistake In the ord*r and requested the
shipping company to allow them to re-
turn a few tons of It. This the soap
makers refused to do and then the
laundry refused to pay for the ship-
ment. Hwlft and company Instituted
J II Hhrt't* wore appointed today for! auit against the laundry for the- full
tht» Hocking Valley railroad by Judge amount of what they alleged wai due
Klnkald- to them.
A mu** convention of the citizen* of
Beaver county pursuant to n call from
Dr. Keren* of 8unset, vice president of
the Northwest Irrigation congress, wu*
held. The meeting was called to order
by Vice President Keren*. W. T. Olee-
to» an attorney from Cimarron county
made a tnlk along the line* of Irriga-
tion for northwest Oklahoma and what
they wore doing nnd planning to do in
Clmarrpn county tow nrsdeuring por-
tion of the reclamation fund due north-
west Oklahoma for Irrigation purpose*.
D. T. Quinlan, of LaKemp wa* elected
president of the Beaver county organi-
zation. H. D. Meever, of Beaver vice
president; W. O. Fields of Beaver, #cc-
retary and W. T. Beaver of Beaver,
A committee of three from each
township wa* appointed by tho prei
fdent to perfect an Irrigation organ-
ization in each township.
A Guarantee of Light, Sweat,
Pure, Wholesome Food
Those have money left who buy fur-
niture from The Cyclone.
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