The New Era. (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 12, 1911 Page: 2 of 8
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Machinery baa been ordered for an
•lactrlc light plant for Fairland. Tb
yenturo la being undertaken by L. a
An election will be held Ootober IV
Wednesday night cleared 127.
HUM INTEREST MANIFESTED IN
BIG RECEIPTS EXPECTED
Manager* of Naw York Gianta and
Link- Roberts has opened a.
restaurant in the Feltner build-
Dr. Huddleson has moved his
office from his home to the
TJ. B. Allen of Boston, Ark.,
was shaking hands with Daven-
port friend" c-°f of the week
"^'ladelphla Athletlci Swamped
this y|or Admission
of Hills co inty, fiHu<
in D" J60.000 damages at.ilnn
Baum jf'e, alleges th« Iokh jf an eyo
from creoiote encountered In unload-
ing a gasoline engine. The suit was
filed in the federal court at Outhrl*.
J. W. Smith, the negro porter who es-
caped from Miami ctlllcers while a jury
was bringing In a verdict of guilty
against him for seiling liquor, has been
recaptured and brought back from Jop-
lin, Mo. He will have to face an extra
charge of Jail breaking.
A movement has been started by the
federation of Women's cUlbs at Guth-
rie to cause the Kev. Noah Wlckham,
superintendent of the orphan's receiv-
ing home at that place to relinquish
the care of the children to the state.
The federation eallB on the county and
state officers to intervene. The affairs
of the home have oocasloned a groat
deal of comment.
Deputy SherlfT James Klrkwood
found It necessary to arrest a whole
bunch of laborers on the Santa Fe
when he walked three miles out from
Outhrle to get Jesus and Armando,
Mexicans, accused of Bteallng a suit
case and pawning the contents In less
than fifteen minutes. The camp divid-
ed and wanted to fight It out, and the
officer brought them all in.
While Albert Myers, one of the ele-
vator boys at the Skirvln hotel, Okla-
homa City, was attempting to repair
door of the freight elevator on the
sixth floor, his foot became oaught as
the elevator started up from the first
floor and as the weight dropped from
above he was crushed against the side
of the shaft, being killed instantly.
Pardons have been granted by Gov-
ernor Cruce to W. H. Taylor. W. A.
Harper and W. K Latta, three deputy
enforcement officers who were lined
and given Jail sentences at Bartlesville
on charges of carrying arms. Their
arrest followed a raid at Bartlesville,
and each man was fined $25 and costa
in addition to serving thirty days In
jail. The pardons were unconditional.
creasing. w-ball faW
■* •"•umodationg for
The boys will orj,, names be
ket ball team soon. ln ,h"
J, J, J, ILiday. All
The course thi-™"'1
ormed that none
er than ever fjhpanied by eerti-
students like'ley orders would be
ii ■ . • t,.' next Thursday. Mean-
a s,,y Gray has been
'ArfljUfltih 'linil am' telegraphic
•rf tc tor reservations
It 'V figured tlmt the total receipts
forth, erles will am> i ,t to something
like $S .0,000.
If ti,,, series goej only five gomes—
the shortest It probably will go—the
tota 1 receipts will be well over $200,-
000. If it goes tho limit, seven games,
nearly J 100,000 more may be added.
The cljb is preparing to handle far
bigger crowds than attended the first
two games of the world's series last
fall. TI;* yhave an idea there will be
at lea 40j000 each game—that Is, for
eacl, -U - here ought to be more in
THE FARMERS' NATIONAL CONGRESS
Copyright, IK 11.)
la C ->r-e, Wis.—The situation at
Black ' 'ver Falls, the little city of
2.0(H) ycojile swept by a flood Oct. 6,
when the waters of the Black River,
swollen by recent rains, washed
through the embankment of the La
Crosse Water Power company's dam
at Hatfield, Is worse by far than was
even feared when the deluge burst
npon the unfortunate town. Half the
business section has been destroyed,
together with n part of the residence
district and the resldonts have taken
refuge In the high places. They think
the city will be wiped off the map. It
Is not certain whether any lives have
been lost or not. Canvasses are being
made to determine if any are missing.
Two persons have not been accounted
for and they may have been swept
away by the flood.
Child Is Divided
Lawton, Okla.—Judge J. T. Johnson,
of the district court ended a contro-
versy between Mrs. Eura Griffin and
A. K. Griffin, her husband, of Randlett,
this county over the possession of their
10-months-old son by deciding that tho
mother and father might have the pos-
session of the child alternately every
two months. Tho father is to support
A few days ago the city council of
Durant passed an ordinance putting a
prohibitive tax on all street shows,
peddlers, medicine men and other
traveling concerns. The action excit-
ed a great deal of unfavorable com-
ment here. As a result a body of the
eltitens have prepared an ordinance
which they will request the council
to pass, placing a heavy tax on all
itlnlary preachers and evangelists, for
<h« protection of local churches, claim.
Ing that the preachers and the
churches are as much entitled to pro-
tection as the merchants and show
To Dynamite Ruing
La Crosse, Wis.—Preparations were
made to dynamite the ruins of the dam
and power house of the Black River
Falls power plant In an effort to clear
the channel of masonry and cement,
which now throw the force of the cur-
rent against tho city and thus deflect
The Frisco has apportioned a large
■omber of extra men for bridge work
on the main line west. Ail of the
bridges to the Texas line will be re-
paired, new piling driven and made as
«ood as new. The work will require
about six months to complete. Good
progress Is reported on the new steel
work between Oklahoma City and Sa-
Schwab In Chine
Pekln, China.—Charles M. Schwab,
president of the Bethlehem Steel cor-
poration has arrived here probably ln
connection with the projected Chinese
nary. Several European ship builders
already are here in connection with the
South Gets Cotton Money.
New York.—The south In five years
has received nearly $4,000,000,000 for
Its cotton: more than $2,000,000,000 of
this huge sum has been paid to the
south by foreign buyers. «
An effort Is being made by Henryetta
business men to buy the famous Hick-
ory Qround, about five miles southeast
of that city, and convert it Into a public
park. This "ctomp" ground long has
been noted ss the gathering place of
tho Creek Indians and within the last
ten years several Indian uprisings have
occurred there, known as the Craiy
Snake rebellions. It Is proposed to
connect Hickory Ground with Henry-
etta by trolley line, and If this Is done
the famous camp ground will become a
popular resort. An effort will be made
to mark the graves of those who were
killed there ln tho various uprisings
and also to preserve the old cabins
whose scarred walls bear mute testi-
mony to the struggles that took place.
Fall From Buggy Fatal
Okmulgee, Okla.—As a result of an
Injury sustained when she fell after
| alighting from her buggy more than a
| week ago, Mrs. Delilah Morton, S years
old. Is dead here of blood poisoning.
Her left arm was broken ln the fall.
George Green, Rock Island freight
conductor, fell from the top of a furni-
ture car In the Ardmore yards and sus-
tained painful Injuries He was re
moved to the sanitarium, where tho
physicians said he would recover.
Executives Meet at St. Louis
Louisville, Ky,—How to boost a city,
what has been done ln this line and
what will be In the future will be dis-
cussed firm every angle at the conven-
tion of the American Association ,>f
Executives to bo ln session here for
three days beginning October 12.
$350,000 Fire In New York.
New York.—Fire wrecked a six-story
building on Water street, the damage
being estimated at $360,000. The build-
ing was occupied by wholesale dealers
In tea and coffee. Their stocks we re
Savings Bank Open
McAlester, Okla.—The postal sav-
] lugs bank opened here. There were
only about a dosen depositors and only
a small amount of money received.
Hurled from a passenger train run
nlng twenty live miles an hour, little
Irene Meadville, of Muskogee, 10 year*
old, met the conductor who wont back
to look for her. She was lunnlng ai
fast as her smn 1 lees would r*Ty he
to "catch up with the train." She wot
Mot hurt very much.
Castro Is Located.
I Washington.—The state department
' waa informed that the ubiquitous Pres-
ident Castro of Venezuela has ap-
peared on one of the coast Islands of
Colombia. It may be that Hernandes
Is acting as lieutenant of tho deposed
president In snother attempt to seise
tho reigns of pow er.
STILL UNKNOWN QUANTITY
Neither Party In Mexico Able to Leanr
Rssule of Recent Election for
URHAK, MQ OF BIG DAM
Ut 3 LOOSE WATER DELUGE
Wlscr ism Towns Wiped Out When
Ri '.s Swell River and Power
'oronany'a Dam Breaks
Mexico City.—Worried by inability to
ascertain who was elected vice presi-
dent last Sunday, members of the cen-
tral committees of the various parties
have practically started a new cam
palgn of votes ln the electroal college.
Tue sday hundreds of telegrams were
sent to party chiefs tnrougliout the re-
public, urging tliem to send in results
of the election ln their districts to give
a working base for this brief and some-
what Irregulnr campaign. Party lead-
ers reluctantly admitted that the fa.Il-
' ■ returns shows the lack
Accorded Military Honors
Washington.—Surrounded with all
the pomp of military honor, the body
of Rear Admiral Wlnfield Scott 8chley,
who died suddenly Monday, in New
York, was buried Thursday afternoon,
in Arlington National Cemetery. A
thousand men of the nation's naval
and land forces, formed the impressive
eBcort to the crepe-decorated casslon
on which the body of the hero of San-
tiago bay lay. In the procession were
more than 700 cadets from the naval
academy at Anapolls, marines from
Washington and Philadelphia, seamen
and gunners, all veterans of the Span-
ish war and cavalry and artillery de-
ITIALIAN SAILORS OCCUPY
THE TOWN OF TRIPOLI
Romanist Flag Floats Over Sultana
Fort, and Army Will Follow
2, 837 Births; 743 Deaths
Oklahoma City.—The report of vital
statistics for the month of August by
be state board of health, given ln the
monthly bulletin would indicate that
Oklahoma is a healthy place to live.
There were 2,837 births reported to the
department during the month and but
743 deaths. Of the births, 2,734 were
white, while but 103, or 3.6 per cent
were negroes; there were 673 deaths
among the whites and 70 among tho
negroes, illustrating the difference be-
tween the birth and death rates of
the two races.
London.—The Italian flag floats over
Sultana fort at Tripoli which is occu-
pied by landing parties. Part of the
fleet Is anchored In the harbor and the
other warships lie a short distauce
from the dismantled fortifications.
Few bodies of Turks have been found
among the ruins of the fortB and ap-
parently no great number of Turks
were killed by the bombardment.
According to a Constantinople re-
port, not yet confirmed, Italian war-
ships bombarded Benghazi and Derna.
Various rumors concerning a naval en-
gagement in Turkish waters, an at-
tack against Mytilene and the blowing
up of the Italian battleship Cante-dl-
cavour at Tripoli have not been con-
An Interesting report Is current that
While Germany favors the adoption of
the Italian ultimatum as the basis of
peace negotiations. Great Britain
proposes that Tripoli shall become a
privileged tributary Turkish villayet
under joint Turco-Italian administra-
tion, thus retaining suzerainty of the
The correspondent of the Evening
News at Constantinople telegraphs
that a division of the Italian fleet is
jicruising in the Aegean sea between
Asia minor and the Graco-Turkish pe-
ninsula. The Inhabitants of the Tur-
kish Island are without protection and
attacks on Mytilene are feared.
Rome, via the frontier.—General
Spingardi, the minister of war, speak-
ing of the landing of the blue jackets
at Tripoli, said:
"This is the first step. It will now
be followed by the army, which is anx-
ious to demonstrate that its organiza-
tion is equal to those of the navy and
will stand comparison with the first-
Hanged Once He Lives Long
Columbia, Mo.—David Crockett, a
confederate soldier and cousin of the
famous Texan of that name, died at
his home near here, aged 76. During
the border warfare ln Missouri, Crock,
ett was hanged to a tree by union sol-
diers and rescued at the point of
death by his comrades.
Madero To Be Supported
Santa Barbara, Cal.^That Francisco
I. Madero will receive the hearty sup-
port of all influential men of Mexico
was the assurance given by Enrique
Creel, formel ambassador to the Unit-
ed States who Is here to attend the
: funeral of his sister-in-law, Senora
.Tuana Creel, of Chihuahua, who died
last week. "The ejection of Francisco
1 1. Madero was expected, he said, "and
we as business men of Mexico were
deeply Interested ln bis success."
Champion Marksman Sentenced After buccaneer
Guthrie, Okla.—Harry Cook, a for- Vera Crux.—To locate tho "Drake,"
mer deputy sheriff of this county, re- a steamer reported to be carrying
puted to be tho surest marksman ln ' arms and ammunition intended for ln-
the county, was sentenced to pay a surrectos, the gunboat Vera Crux left
$260 fine. here.
Launch Jap Cruiser
Nagasaki, Japan.—The cruiser Ya-
hagl, the newest addition to the Japa-
nese navy, was launched here. The
vessel Is of 4,991 tons and was laid
down in 1910. With the Hirado and
the Shlluma of similar type, tho ves-
sel will be completed in 1911.
Sold Pickerel, Is Charge
Aurora, 111.—Warrants were served
upon Charles and Edward Edwards, of
Aurora, by Gsme Warden W. E. Orr,
charglug them with offering pickerel
for sale. Pickerel are classed with
game fish and their sale Ic prohibited
by the Illinois statute.
Ejection Nearly Causes Riot
St. Joseph, Mo.—C. L. McPhalin, of
Leavenworth, Kan., struck the pave-
ment on his head and was seriously
injured when a street car conductor
threw him from the car during the
progress of a near riot here. McPha-
lin, common with scores of other pas-
sengers, tendered detached car tick-
ets which the company had ordered its
employes to refuse. The tickets had
been sold by newsboys with papers.
The police quieted the trouble.
Enid Men Take Covington Bank
Enid, Okla.—O. J. Fleming, Frank
Letaon and A. E. Stephenson have
taken over the Citizens State bank of
Covington, Okla., recently turned over
to the bank commissioner, and will
take the titlea of president, cashier
and vice president In the order named.
The three men are connected with
the Bank of Enid. The Covington
bank never has been closed, as was
reported some days ago.
Boost for Hllles
Salt Lake City.—The movement to
appoint C. D. Hllles. secretary to Pres.
Ident Taft, the chairman of the repub-
lican committee for the campaign of
1912 formally was launched here at
the banquet tendered to President
Taft by the Commercial Club.
Laurlcr Cabinet to Resign
Ottawa, Ontario.—The last meeting
of the Laurler government has been
held. The ministers' resignations
were tendered to Karle Grey and Rob-
ert Borden will be invited to form a
Airships to Front
Naples.—Nine military aviators with
eight monoplanes and two biplanes
will be sent to Tripoli. The aviators
will be commanded by Captain Plaztl,
who won the air race from Boulogne
Madison, Wis - The announcement
of the engagement of Miss Fola LaFol-
lette, daughter of United States Sena-
tor Robert M. LaFolletto, to George
Middleton, a playwright of New York
city, has been mado
President to Rest
Washington.—The state department
ill formally be advised of the pur
| pose of President Arosemena of Pan-
ama to take a vacation of six monthfe
and absent himself from the country
without qualifying as president of
Turk Fleet Arrives
London.—A dispatch to the Times
from Constantinople says tho greater
part of the Turkish fleet has arrived
there. It is not known just why they
have been summoned.
LARGE CROWDS WITNESS CERE-
MONIES ON OPENING DAY.
LOVE KILLSJIRST STEER
Governor Cruce Addresses Assembled
Host and Extends Cordial Wel-
come to Captains of Industry
—Day of Rejoicing.
Oklahoma City, Okla.—The flash of
an eight pound sledgehammer as the
mighty arm of Col. Jack Love, chair-
man of the state corporation commis-
sion, sent It crashing against the head
of a handsome large red steer, at
10:45 Monday morning, Oct. 9, marked
the real opening of the Sulzberger and
Sons company's $3,000,000 Oklahoma
City packing plant. There were at
least 10,000 people present In tho
killing room on the seventh floor of
the slaughter house, where the cere-
monies took place, and in the various
buildings and the grounds. Probably
10,000 more visited the plant during
day, as the cars were crowded all day
long and evening and automobiles
filled the road from morning to night.
Sharply at 10:30, Superintendent
Carl F. Welhener signaled with his
right hand, and the big whistle at
the plant opened up, being followed
Immediately by all of the whistles ln
the city and those of the locomotives
ln the railroad yards. The din contin-
ued for fully five minutes, after which
the opening ceremonies proceeded.
President O. P. Workman of the Ok-
lahoma City Chamber of Commerce
presided and in a few words ln which
he referred to the marvelous growth
of the city, Introduced Governor Lee
Cruce, who made the opening address
on behalf of the state.
"This Is not a time for speechmak-
lng, but for universal rejoicing," said
Governor Cruce. "All nature seems to
smile with us today in commemora-
tion of this joypus event. But I see
that my friend. Col. Jack Love, is im-
patient for the slaughter and thirsting
for this steer's blood so will speak for
only a very few minutes. This Is a day
of rejoicing, not only for Oklahoma
City, but for the state and the great
southwest surrounding us. This marks
a new era of prosperity, growth and
development of this section. There are
four things that represent Oklahoma's
greatest wealth, hogs, cattle, alfalfa
and cotton, and the coming of this
magnificent enterprise will do much
to stimulate stock-raising in the state."
"Governor Cruce then spoke of the
fact that the state Is being discriminat-
ed against in freight rates, saying
that it is not right, and that the state
must stand up and fight for an equal
show with other communities. He
placed the blame partly on the federal
courts, saying: "If the federal courts
will keep their hands off of the deal-
ing of the state corporation commis-
sion, we will soon force the railroads to
give us a square deal,' at which point
he was roundly cheered by the crowd.
TURKEY BUSY JOCKEYING
TO SECURE GOOD TERMS
Pending Outcomc of Conferences Be-
tween Powers, Decree of Expul-
sion Will Be Withheld.
London.—It is understood Turkey's
appeal to the powers is an endeavor
to ascertain the terms upon which
Italy is willing to conclude peace and,
that pending the outcome of these
parleys, the decree of expulsion will
There Is little hope that any prac-
tical basis for the negotiations can be
found as the Porte insists upon the
maintenance of the Suzerainty in Tri-
In the event of failure In tho nego-
tiations, Turkey will expel the Italians
and Impose a general tariff of 100 per
cent on all Italian goods.
Emperor Geta Togo's Stallion.
Ogden, Utah—A cablegram received
In Ogden, Utah, by Fred J. Kelsel, who
presented Admiral Count Togo with
the Percheron stallion "Togo" while
the admiral was visiting this country
a few weeks ago, says the admiral ln
turn haB presented the stallion to the
emperor of Japan.
Another Lynching Threatened
Coatesvllle, pa.—Another lynching
Is threatened as the result of a brutal
attack made upon Annlo McKlhaney, a
student at the Coatesvlllo high scliool
by an unknown negro.
Indians In School
Hobart, Okla.- -Not only are tho
Kiowa Indians taking advantage of
the government schooln to educate
themselves, but a number of the chil-
dren of the tribe have enrolled In the
Hobart public schools.
Oporto,--Latest advices say the
monarchists are retreating, having
abandoned Cazares and are taklnr,
refuge on the frontier northwest of
Vlnhles. The column In pursuit Is
closing on the monarchists, oporto Is
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44 Bu. to the Aero
i a heavy yield, but that's what John Kennedy of
monton, AlDorta., Western Canada, got from 40
>t Spring Whoat in ltffl) Reports
from other districts in that prov-
ince showed otlior excel-
lent resulis—such as 4,-
OOt) bushels of wheat
from 120 acres, or 381-S
bu. poraerp. 26.3l>and 40
bushel yields wore num-
erous. As high as 182
bushels of oats to the
Alberta fields in 1U10.
The Silver Gup
nt the recent Fpokane
Fal r was u urded to tbe
itsexhlbitof grains,grasses and
veeetablos. Im ports of excellent
"■ields for 1910 come also from
skatchcwun and Manitoba ln
Free homestead* of 100
aero*, and adjoining: pre-
S'options of 100 acres (at
3 i>er acre) are to be had
Ixl t no choicest district#.
Schools convenient, cll-
ixmte excellent, soil tho
very best, railways clone at
hand, build in ir lumber
cheap, fuel our to get and
reasonable In price, water
easily procured, mixed
farming a success.
Writo as to best place for set-
tlement, settlers' low railway
rates, descriptive Illustrated
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Ottawa, Cnn.,orto tbe Canadian
Government Agent. i80)
125 W. Ninth St.. Kansas City. Mo.
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Prompt Relief—Permanent Cure
LIVER PILLS never
fail. Purely vegeta'
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but gently on
improve the complexion, brighten the eyes,
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