The El Reno Democrat. (El Reno, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 15, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 5, 1904 Page: 3 of 8
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A PLIA ron WATBR.
Citnens Will Petition For E*t«n lon
of Water Service.
From Fridays Daily.
Residents of Morrison*! anil Keith's
additions are preparing to petition j
the council for an extension of water
mains anil the location of fire plugs
on those additions. They put up the
very jyst argument that they are tax-
ed to pay the city's water bills the
same as residents of the main part
of the town are. and that they receive
none of the benefits of water service
or lire protection. There is not a
fire plug In all that thickly settled
portion of the city and if a Are should
break out there the citizens would
be as helpless as they would if living
in Calumet or Union City.
It is to be hoped that the council
will grant their request and see that
water service is promptly extended
to that quarter of the city.
1 " For 25 yeirs I have never
3 missed taking Aver'* Sarsiparilla
I every spring, it cleanses mv
I blood, makes me feel strong, and
I Joes me good in every way.'
u John P. HoJn.-ttc, Brooklyn, N. Y.
CONORKM ADJOURNS. • Catarrh quukl; yteldaloIimI>
' aicut by '.!/• Cwaiu U*l , whleh U
President and Hi. Cabinet aUy aro^tie. It lyeceiTed.brouKU the
From Friday* Dally.
AuibroM Daley has sold twelve lots
lu the Jensen addition to Tom Jvuseu.
Witness the Closing of the
fata over w hich it diffuses it elf. Uruggists
k.;i tue Mc. l/«; Trial size by luail. 10 Janu-s Chappell, of lleaston.
„*euts Test it and you ure sure o continue county M'ut visitor today
To aecon.i"'!""".' '"who are partial •> « Holman. of Minco, was an places of striker* will be filled with
to the use of ut >:uUers in applying Lunula El lieno visitor last night nonunion men. No difficulty In get-
.... .if the 58th congress was into the im.-.«l j for <•utorrfat tru-u ,tog men is anilclpated by the road.
made notable hv the demons!ration I*"'}}'' I ' ■ ■.. r l r' I'!rf V* The Rev. Doty of Okarche was in
liquid for;:i, *is:ra will l>e known aa ti} a
Pure and rich blood
! carries new life to every
ptri of the body. \ou
are invigorated, refreshed.
You feci anxious to be
active. You become strong,
what Ayer's Sarsaparilla
will do for you. '1'°™,^'
A«k your doctor what he think* of this
gram) o!il f tu • 11 *■ <11: iii''. follow hia
a«l> wo and wi \ itl l>o atiafled.
A BIG BERRY CROP.
Ayer's Pills aid the Sarsaparilla
greatly. They keep the liver active
and tlie bowels regular.
J. C. AVER CO., Lo el'.. Mass.
Washington. April 2l .—The closing
yesterday of the second session of
Mr. Mudge but by other official*
are In close touch with the situation.
Even the machinists say that a strike
Is coming soon, in view of tho fact
that the men have already gone out
at Point Richmond, San Francisco
and other | laces. Mr. Mudge says the
which was evoked by a re-ulutlon of jjJjuid ( l.-.lm. i'rke including the
Mr V ■ th « 11 i Ti' r*l T \ attntvino 1 , 1 4 7,"i CAllta. lJrUi!Cistii Of l T
testifying to the courtesy and impar-
tial manner in which Speaker Cannon
had presided over the house. The
resolution w-as not of the perfunctory
kind, but was expressive of the kind
| feeling which men in the house of
j all parties entertained toward him.
In a graceful speech the speaker de-
clared his appreciation of the resulu-
nail 'X1 1 l'lid form embodies tlie lned.
iciual pr. p i '.. 1 of the solid preparation.
tion. Many conference reporls were
agreed to on hills which had been In
dispute between the two houses. The
only debate of any importance was
on the bill providing for the restora-
tion to the naval academy of the three
for the efforts of Intelligence, patrio-
tic, brave men who represent their
constituents according to their re
"May this continue, and it will con-
tinue as long as the republic lasts.
After all when wo as representatives,
'strut and fret a brief hour on this
stage' we can say both to the majority
and minority side, 'it Is well done
A Prominent Grower Says That Pros-
pects For Berries and Cherries
Are Strictly Good.
cadets who had been dismissed for for the endurance, the prosperity and
| hazing, the house voting overwhelm- j 'he glory of the republic.' I wish
ingly against it. ' each member of this house a safe
! The members after the speaker had ; journey to his home; good health un-
announced final adjournment, joined '11 the next session of congress which
in singing patriotic airs and slowly after having come In touch with the
From Friday's Dally.
F. F. Ferguson is in town today,
from his farm in 1'nion township.
Mr. Ferguson has one of the best fruit
farms in the county, and is also large-
ly interested in nursery and truck
farming. He is now preparing an
irrigation system for his Union town-
ship farm, and will soon be in posi-
tion to irrigate fifteen acres of land
in addition to the land already under
irrigation. He says that while peach-
es, nectorines and apricots ware all
killed by the frost there will be a good
many apples, and that cnerrles, straw-
berries and blackberries will yield
large crops. Strawberry picking will
begin the latter part of next week.
slon to the Farmers State bank of
Alva to begin business with ten tl\ous-
-and dollars capital.
William M. Bronson of this city and tiled out of the hall, alter shaking
Col Lawton of Fort Worth, Texas, re-, hands with the speaker and bidding
celved telegrams today from Comp-. liim goodbye.
troller of the Currency Ridgley, auth- Mr. Williams, following the reatl-
orizing them to represent the deposi- ing which was punctured with gen-
tors in the Capital National bank11 eral applause, said that it was a great j
here in going over and investigating thing to be a speaker of the house of | the 58th congress adjourned without
the bank's assets, along with lleceiv- commons of the American republic,
er Willoughby; "consequently Bronson but that it was a greater thing "not
town today Card of Thanks.
We wish to return thanks to the
Miss Lizzie stone went to Piedmont kind friends and neighbors who ren-
jday. ilered such valuable assistance to us
during the last illness of our little
Is ' boy.
MR AND MRS. W. L. SCOTT.
John J. Heppler, of Union City,
in town today.
J. A. Master made a business trip
to Mountain View this morning.
OPENED AT HIGH NOON.
W. A. Humphrey of Guthrie,
looking over the city today.
Countless Thousands of
From All Portions of
C. S. Foust is sick, at his home on
South Roberts avenue.
people he returns ready for a renewal
of his work In the public interest.
"There remains nothing to me
now but, in pursuance of the concur-
rent resolution of the house and sen-
ate to declare the second session of
MURDERED HIS WIFE.
Old Man At Bartlesville, I.
Shoots His Girl Wife With
to permit the fact of promotion to
that place, one of the most exalted
in the world, to turn one's head in
the slightest degree or detect one pur-
sued, of being a plain American citi-
zen, with extraordinary common sense
and the remarkable fund of that most
characteristic of all American quali-
ties, "genial humor."
This utterance provoked vociferous
applause from both sides of the house
From Friday's Daily ! and galleries, which had been packed
This morning several officers of the to suffocation. Mr. Williams convuls-
Western railway cann ed the house by referring to a con-
versation he once had with the speak-
er, In the course of which he said
and Lawson began their work today.
Upon this investigation depends the
purchase of the assets by the Texas
bankers and its resumption.
OLD STORY REVIVED.
Rumors of Contemplated Sale of St.
Louis, El Reno and Western
Road Again Floating.
Nowata, I. T„ April 29.—Madly jeal-
ous of his twenty-year-old son, and
goaded to desperation by continual
brooding, Jacob F. Muller, an aged,
wealthy manager of floun mills at
Bartlesville, poured the contents of
a revolver into his girl wife, step-
mother of his son, causing instant
The young man, son of Muller's de-
ceased wife, lived in Germany until
a month ago, when he joined his fath-
er, who had not seen him since boy-
hood in America. According to Mul-
ler's story the boy, instead of acting
the obedient stepson essayed another
role, anil made love to his pretty wife. An Ovation Tendered the King and
Muller found his wife at her father's Queen Upon Their Appearance
house and ordered her to return home At a Public Gathering.
Upon her refusal he drew a gun and
fired two shots into her hip. The I Dublin, April —King Edward and
woman ran pursued by her enraged Queen Alexandra were given a great
husband, still firing. Four bullets i popular ovation in the streets yes
Fort Smith &
to El Reno, In their private car.
They remained in the city until about
2 o'clock this afternoon, and became
acquainted with a number of El Reno's
The visit of these gentlemen to El
Reno has revived the story that the
Fort Smith & Western is after the
St. Louis, El Reno & Western road,
and the frequency of their trips to
this place appear to give some foun-
dation for the rumors. It has all
along been the prevailing idea that
either the Fort Smith & \\ estern or
the Katy would eventually become
the owner of the new road.
EDWARD IN IRELAND.
took effect, two in th ■ head and two
in the back where she was shot as
she ran. Muller fled, but was ar-
rested at his home later and hastily
driven here to escape angry friends
of the young wife. Ho was held to
tiie grand jury yesterday afternoon
.Muller confessed the crime. ' I
tried to stop it all and couldn't" he
said, and then the old man broke
down, unable to continue the state-
ment. He told the deputy marshal
he was jealous of his son. Muller
is one of the several heirs to million
dollar iron lands adjoining Carnegie's
in Michigan, litigation for the prop-
erty being now pending.
RECEIVER ASK FOR.
Capital National Bank of Guthrie to
Be Sold to a Party of Texas
terday, while on their way to lay th. ,
foundation stone of the Royal College j center aisle and
of Science. Troops lined the route,
which was crowded for hours before
the royal cortege arrived.
In reply to an address describing
the aims of the institution of the
king he said he could hardly partici-
pate in a more useful work. In these
days scientific training was indispen-
sible lo success in commercial and
"I am glad." he added, "to know-
that the efforts to extend scientific
education are supported by popular
sympathy, as otherwise they must fail
to come in close touch with the liie
of the people and must therefor fall
short of complete success. My best
wishes go with the efforts to improve
the intellectual and material condi-
tions of the country."
King Edward and Queen Alexandra
attended a performance of Beerbohm
Tres company given under royal com-
mand at the theater Royal last night
The house was splendidly decorated
with flowers and the audience includ-
ed the duke and duchess of Cannaught
and many members of the Irish aris-
tocracy. The appearance of their
majesties in the royal box was the
signal for the entire audience to rise
and sing "God Save the King.'
"Mr. Speaker, I will always think
that you are fair as I believe you w ill
The speaker he said replied
"John 1 am going to be as fair as
I can consistanlly with the exigencies
of American politics."
Mr. Williams declared that the
speaker did himself injustice when he
put that limitation on his statement,
"but," said Mr. Williams, "it was
characteristic of the frankness and
candor of the man to put in the limi-
He then moved the adoption of the
resolution, and that a committee lie
appointed "to bring him in." There
was another outburst of applause The
resolution was unanimously adopted
on a rising vote.
Mr. Richardson then selected
Messrs. I'ayne, Hemenway and Will-
iams to escort the speaker Into the
hall In a few moments the commit-
ter escorted the speaker down the
I. Democrats and republicans alike
shrieked and applauded, the occu-
pants of the galleries joining.
When the speaker hail mounted th
rostrum, Mr Williams standing by-
Mr. Cannon's side, read him the reso-
lution which had been adopted. The
The ovation to the speaker as he
brought his gavel down exactly at
2: in o'clock will be long remembered
as one of the greatest demonstrations
of regard ever witnessed in the house
To a man the members rose and
sang "America" the occupants of the
galleries joining in. Speaker Cannon
took a position near the lobby door
on the republican side and the mem-
bers filed past and bade goodbye, all
the while singing "He's a jolly good
follow," with a refrain, "so say all
of us," to the tune of "America" clos-
ing with "God be with you till we'
St. Louis. April SO—At high noon
the Louisana Purchase Exposition was
) thrown open to the world. All of
J. Elzle Johnson, an attorney from I yesterday and all of last night the peo-
Hinton was transacting land office pie had worked with desperate ener-
business in town today. gy to accomplish the thousand and
! on things that always remain to be
William T. Evans has moved across J done at the last moment. At the expo-
the street on South Evans into the sltlon grounds 30,000 men had worked
Rhoads property. all day yesterday putting on final
j touches upon the grounds, buildings
W. A. Edger maOe a trip to Plod- and sidewalks, cleaning buildings, re-
inont today. He reports a fine rain moving scaffolds and arranging exhib-
! at his place this forenoon its. This work was continued without
| cessation until dawn, and when the fair
Hi Osgood, an old timer in El Reno, j opened at noon everything human pos-
was here this morning, from Weath
C. It. Campbell. James Tuttle, two
of Mlnco's wealthiest citizens were
El Reno visitors this morning.
W. S. Hinman, who has sold paper
to Oklahoma printers trtr fifteen years
is here today from Wichita
Dave Moore one of the old timers
here Is in town, from Ills claim in
t lie new country.
Washington, April 2'J.—With a
brief announcement and a sharp rap
of his well worked gavel President
Fro Tem Fry adjourned the senate
sine die at 2 p. m. yesterday.
The hour was fixed by resolution of
the houses. The occurance was de-
void of unusual incident, and the fin-
al close of the session was but slightly-
different from Hie end of an ordinary
day's sitting. The work of the ses-
sion had been concluded before the
Ira Jones was spilled out of Ills
buggy corner of Blckford and Wade
street tills morning by his horse run-
ning away with him.
Owing to the scarcity of hay in
this region, several car loads have
been shipped in from Minco during
the past few days.
Mrs. Isabella Rhoades left this af-
ternoon for Van Buren, Arkansas.
She will spend the summer visiting
in Arkansas and Texas.
sible had been done to advance the
work to the farthest preparation,
in the downtown streets the decora-
tions are profuse and beautiful. The
excercises today were more serious
than resplendent. There w-as com-
paratively little of the glittering pag-
eant that marked the dedication ex-
ercises of a year ago, but the cere-
monies preceding the formal opening
were none the less interesting.
Ai 9 o'clock all the high dignitaries
of the exposition met at the Adminis-
tration building and, headed by a
band, marched lo the I'lazn of St.
Louis in the center of the exposition
grounds. Representatives of foreign
governments met at the Hall of Con-
gresses at the same hour anil timed
their parade to tlie fMaza so as to
arrive at the same moment the exposi-
tion officials marched in from the
opposite direction. At the same time
representatives of state and territorial
governments entered the Plaza Irom
a third avenue, having previously
formed at the United States building.
After the gathering hail been for-
mally called to order by President
Francis, Rev. Frank W. Gunsaulus of
contest clerk ai ' Chicago, delivered the lnvoation. At
rush nor confusion marked the end.
The senate began its day's work
at 10:30 a. m. but the greater part of
tlie time was devoted to a political
debate participated ir. on the repub-
lican sid' by Messrs. Allison and Aid-
rich and on the democratic side by
.M. srs. Gorman and Culberson The
dlM-usslon was based on a statement ,
bj Mr Allison of the appropriations
for the session, comparing the flgun:-
for this year and for the administra-
tion of President Roosevelt, with oth-
er years and other administrations.
The president and his cabinet oc
ctii ied the president's capltol office
room during a part of the <i bate, and |
some of the president's advisors were
among the most interested listeners
j to move to Oklahoma City where he
I will go into the abstract business
: with E. L. Dunn.
A. L. McDonald this week bought
i tic interest of his partner--, the Pe-
iree brothers, in the Keil Barn, nnd
immediately sold a half interest In
the barn property to T. E Stansbury.
A nice >■ hower fell here this after-
noon, and prospects are good for a
soaker tonight. The fact that the
weather report crIIs for fair weather
today leads to the belief that there
will be a heavy rainfall.
Guthrie, O. T„ April, 29.—Paul F.
Cooper, territorial bank commissioner
with Deputy H. W. Pentecost, return-
ed today from Enid, where they went
a week ago to take charge of the de-
funct Citizens State bank, which fail-
ed for about $150,000. He states
that application was made by him to
District Judge J. K. Beauchanip to
appoint a receiver for the bank and was followed by an outburst of en
that this will be done at once and the thusiastic cheering.
appointee will assume control
There are several applicants for the Dick T. Morgan has returned from
piace, a tour of the towns
Although there is a seeming dis- and Creek nation^
position on the part of tin Enid bank ^
management to resume, yet nothing
in that direction has yet been ac-
complished: consequently the com-
missioner asked for a receiver.
Mr. Cooper says that banking con-
ditions have been bettered by the gen-
eral rains that have fallen recently,
that the people have become encour-
aged, and that crop prospects are
speaker was visibly affected, and as (0 t|lt,
he began lo address the house he c],j. f.
criticism and defense of their
Mrs. Kosev. lt ifnil other mem-
barely spoke above a whisper. How- |M
ever, he soon recovered his composure
and speaking in a distinct voice said:
"I would be less than human if
I did not voice my thanks to the mem-
bers of the house for the kindly reso-
lution adopted unanimously by the
house. It touches me more than I
can express. For almost thirty years.
I have been a member of this body
for good or ill. The future will have
to determine if the present has not
decided it. I have seen many con-
gresses begin and close and during
that service I have been proud and
the pride has increased from one con-
gress to another to be a member of
this body that represents directly
eighty millions of people competent
for self government and from time to
time assist in the voicing of the will
of the people. It goes without say-
of the president's family oceu-
seats in the gallery toward the
close of the session, and they, too,
found entertainment in the proceed-
The only important acts of legis-
lation during the day were the con-
ference's reports on the Panama can-
al government and emergency river
The galleries were not greatly
crowded at any time during the day
ipell at liool
be at least six i
season before tin
writes from St.
the World'- Fait
tomorrow, it will
eeks later in the
big show will in
the cotton counties he
says will make it all right, although
in the wheat counties the prospects
are not nearly so good as In former
Mr. Cooper today granted permis-j
Ncthing has ever equalled it.
Nothing can ever surpass it.
A Perfect For All Throat an<
Cure: Lung Troubles.
Money back >r It fails. Triol BottUt free.
Washington, April 29.—Mr. Allen,
r ri. minister to Korea, has cable.1
This ; >ng that in a republic all men do not I the >iate department a very reasstir-
agree as to proper policies to be is-; ing message touching the condition
sued, but the majority and minority, j of ilie American missionaries in that
after due consideration from time to ] country. He says they are in no
time, have written the will of the peo- j <: an - • -r and will not !>• as long a-
if the Choctaw i pie upon the statute books. , pr nt conditions continue
tests on the hus'ing:- and in the hall
' of the house are spirit- >! and «-iirn<---t.
1 would be less than human did I not
say that while for the time being,
I co-operate with tho majority after
all the minority has a function to
perform, almost equal in importance
to the function of the majority and
it is a matter of gratification not only
to me now, at the close of this second
sef ion of the 58th congress, but as
I .icoller at the close of the various
jngres es of which I have been a
uembe that tfhen the : t of contest
has i ed away thert er remains
re ,:l on eacl. : the other,
Herman J. Rolek
final word was said, so that neither | the lan(1 0jnce |s making preparations | ,ile conclusion of the prayer Director
of Works Isaac S. Martin delivered
the keys of the buildings to President
Francis who In turn transferred the
buildings to F. J. V. Skiff, the director
of exhibits. The chorus "Hymn of
the W. -i." the words by Edmund Clar-
cue. Stedman and music by John
Knowles I'aln. was sitne and addresses
were made by the following gentle-
men: Mayor Weils of St. Louis;
Thomas H. Carter, president of the
national commission; Senator H. E.
Btirnham of New- Hampshire, In behalf
of the i'niteii States senate; Congress-
Jane i A. Tawney of Minnesota, for
the national house of representatives;
General Alino R. Nunico of Mexico,
in behalf of the foreign commission-
ers; E. H. Harriman. of New York,
for the exhibitors. The last speech
of flu day was by Secretary of War
William II. Taft, and at Is conclusion
the signal was given to President
Roosevelt in the White House, the
golden key was pressed and the great
Louisiana Purchase exposition was
opened to the world.
An enormous crowd was in atten-
dance at the exposition, thousands
of excursionists arriving on every
train. Today was officially declared
a legal holiday by Mayor Wells.
Among the distinguished visitl>rs
to arrive were Secretary of War Taft,
who represents the president, and
General Chaffee. They reached the
city at 8 o'clock last night and were
met. by General Bates, President
Francis and other officials. The spec-
ial congressional train, bearing 400
persons, including the committee
ed a beautiful lrom the house of representatives
_ouis, and will appointed to attend the opening ex-
ercises, also arrived last night, as
lid governors from a number of
states and -everal notable foreign vUi-
A horse from Welter .- barn hitch-
ed to a light runabout, ran away last
evening leaving its driver at the land
office building. The animal made di-
rect for the barn and in its wild light
down Blckford missed everything in
the road. No damage was done.
THERE IS NO DANGER.
American Missionaries Are
A rumor is going the rounds to
the effect that an order has been is-
sued, locating the entire detective
and secret service force of the Rock
Island in the southwest at El Reno,
Nobody seems to know from what
source the rumor emanated, nor the
number of detectives on the force.
Sam Peach rec
skiff today, from S
use it as a model for nine or ten boat
which he will have constructed her
for use on his lake in Morrison's add
In the lake
—*-• - -. - *
STRIKE IN SIGHT.
Trouble Anticipated in Getting
All the Men Needed By the
The Rock Island files for $163,000,000
Property at Enid—Other
ottfiis .ud 50c & $1.00
Deserve your confl- *1
donee. They havnever ^
i!ed—won't fail n _
Sc!J by all dealer*, if
< 1VJ4 Seed Au^u.l
postpaiJ, fr -e.
D. Me FERK i t CO. ,?
Detroit, Mlc.i. '
Topeka. Kas., April 29 —H. V Ch
Mudge, general manager for the Santa wa
Fe, said today, that although the of-
ficials of the road were hoping that
the trouble with the International As-
sociation of Machinists had blown
over, a strike seemed inevitable. This
opinion is entertained not only by
for $163,000,000. was filed in the reg-
is'«r of deeds office vesterday by the
<>. Hock Island & Pacific rail-
unpany, covering the location
held by the Central Trust Company
of New York on the property own-d
by the railroad. The fee paid the
register of deeds amount to $35. "This
is the biggest mortgage ever filed in
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