Oklahoma State Register. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 16, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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OKLAHOMA STATE REGISTER.
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RICH HANKER IS A SUICIDE.
JohuW. Castle, Head of I'nlon Trust
in Jiew York, Slushes Thorat.
New York, Sept. 13.—John W. Cas-
tles, president of the Union Trust com-
pany of this city, capitalized at $1,-
000,000, a director in other well known
corporations and prominent in club
and social life in this city and the
south, cut his throat from ear to ear in
the Grand Union hotel this afternoon
and was found dead stretched across a
bed tonight. He had been in ill health
for some time and his suicide is as-
cribed solely to a nervous breakdown
and not to financial troubles.
His body was discovered about 9
o'clock tonight by his brother, Burton
S. Castles who, having become alarmed
at Mr. Castles' failure to return home
from the bank, began a search through
the hotels of the city. Arriving at the
Grand Union he found that Mr. Castles
lad registered there under his own
name at 4:20 o'clock this afternoon
and had gone immediately to the room
assigned to him on the second floor.
As his body was cold when found to-
night it is believed he took his life as
soon as he closed the door behind him.
He was clothed only in his under-
garments, lying across the bed, while
on a table nearby was a bloody razor
■with which he had ended his life. He
had made his way to the bed before he
expired. The position of the razor
leads to the belief that he stood before
th* mirror while slashing his throat.
TAFT Will. BECIX Tlill* Tl'KSDA V. IMII. If OA I)
finest of the Itostun Chamber <>1° Com-
merce Tomorrow Evening.
Iieveriy, Mass., Sept. 12.
President Taft moters into
Tuesday afternoon to be the
A meeting of the board of directors
of the Beaver Valley and N'orthwest-
W'hen' ern railroad which was chartered one
Boston ' year ago with $4,000,000 capital to
dinner j bui'd 400 miles of railway, was held
' .KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK MARKET.
Kansas City Stock Yards, Sept. 13.—
The cattle supply at 75,000 head last
week, including 10,000 calves, was
about normal for the season, but sev-
eral thousand head less than same
week last year. The run was featured
by a scarcity of good to choice fed
grades, and 10 to 25 cents higher prices
for them, top grades of grass cattle
also stronger, medium to low grades
10 to 15 cents lower at the close of the
week, stackers and feeders 10 to 25
cents higher, calves off 25 to 50 cents
for the week. The run today is 24,000
head, including 2,500 calves, market
strong on killing cattle, 10 cents higher
on stackers and feeders. Good grass
and plenty of stock water in the coun-
try are stringing the fall run along to
the best advantage of shippers
guest of the Chamber of Commerce he in Beaver City during the last week,
will haVe actually started on one of the A proposition was received front the
most notable trips even taken by a J Metropolitan Investment company of
chief magistrate of the United States. Chicago to finance the building from
After spending the night at a hotel in Gage, in Kills county, north and west
Boston, the president will leave at 10 through Woodward. Harper, Beaver
a. m. Wednesday on the first stage of and Texas counties to Hooker, on the
his long Journey, the first stopping KI Paso line of the Rock Island. Presi-
place being Chicago, where Mr. Taft dent of tlie Chicago company met with
will be entertained part of the day by the board and submitted the proposi-
the Commercial Club and the remain- ■ t.'on, asking the railroad company to
der of the day by the Hamilton Club, give a first mortgage on the entire road
Leading through thirty states and of 400 miles, as called for in the char-
both of the far Southwestern territor- ter and then float bonds to build the
ies, the president's trip will reach its road. Fifteen thousand cash is de-
climax at El Paso, Texas, on Oct. 16, manded with which to start construe-
where he will meet President Diaz of tion.
Mexico. The meeting will be sur-1 This line of railway through' West-
rounded with all the pomp and dignity i ern Oklahoma, with Woodward as tem-
which such a rare occasion demands porarv northern terminus, is being
and after Mr. Taft has formally receiv- projected by Major E. ('. Gordon of
ed President Diaz at El Paso he will Atlanta. Ga.. brother of the late Gen.
cross the international border to Cui-jjohn B. Gordon. He is traveling over
dad Jaurez, officially to return the call the proposed route investigating con-
of the executive of the Southern Re-Jditions and making tentative proposl-
public. During the evening or t'ne tions to towns interested. He is nialc-
16th, Mr. Taft will be entertained at a'ing his Oklahoma headquarters at Mu-
state dinner on Mexican soil. Presi- tual. His proposition is to build north
dent Diaz will be entertained at lunch- to a connection with the El Paso line
eon in El Paso. of the Rock Island in Southern Kan-
The trip covers an itinerary of 12,- sas and south via Cestos, Lenora and
[973 miles, and his private cars, the Taloga, in Western Oklahoma to Chick-
Mayflower and the Haslemere, will be asha. Such a line will cross the
handled over two different railroad > Orient, Frisco and Choctaw railroads
systems. The voyage down the Missis-1 in Western Oklahoma, and in Chicka-
sippi river from St. Louis to New Or- sha connection would be made witli the
leans on the S. S. Misslsisppi covers 1,-jmhln line of the Rock Island and Fris-
165 miles and occupies four days and eo.
five nights. | J. A. Kemp, president of the Wichita
In addition to the meeting with Pres- Falls and Northwestern railroad, has
ident Diaz and the voyage down the announced that the road will shortly be
Mississippi, a trip which President i extended northwest from Mangum, in-
RooEevelt made several years ago, the tersecting the Rock Island either at
striking incident of Mr. Taft's tour will j Sayre or Elk City. The extension
include a moonlight ride throughout j from Frederick, west to Mangum,
the Royal Gorge and a night trip over; will be completed by October, and the
the highest passes of the Rocky Moun- northwest extension by February. The
tains; an inspection of one of the great line is now in optration across South-
est irrigation projects in all the west at [ern Oklahoma from Wichita Falls, Tex-
as, to Frederick, in Tillman county.
Have decided to move to California and will sell all my personal prop
erty at Pub ic Auction on the Dudgeon farm one half mile north of Navina.
Close Out Sale on
Wednesday, Sept. 22
Sale to Commence at 10 o clock. The following property:
14 Head of Work
Horses and Colts
head Milch Cows
' 1 ' V
20 head Shoats
Montrose, Colo.; a visit to the smelters
at Butte, a flying visit to the Couer d'-
Alene country of Northern Idaho, a two
days' stay at the Aliiska-Yukon-Pacific
ail(] 'exposition at Seattle, a lay of sightsee-
ing down the Shasta route in California,
WRIGHT HAS TAKEN BERLIN
Berlin, Sept. 12.—Orviile Wright has
been flying over Tempelhof Field the
last week, and now the kaiser's capital
is his. The Germans for the first time
are enabled to revel in the joys and
thrills of actual flying exhibitions, and
good conditions in the country improve
the outlet for stockers and feeders, re-111 three da-va' visit to the Yosemite Val
ducing still further the number avail- le>' a <!a>' ln Arizona, and four days on,
avle for killers, which keeps the fresh the ranch of the president's brother, C.
meat trade healthy. Top heavy steers
sold at $7.55 today, .but an outside
figure would be in the vicinity of $.00 | na1m,._t llnv<< of thp zennelin craze
for strictly prime beef steers. Yearlings President and after he reaches the Pa-, Palmiest days ot the Zeppelin
have been selling at $7.2") to $7.65 for
ttoe best, anil heifers reached $7.00 last
week. (Iqo«1 to choice heavy Kansas
grass steers sell at $6.00 to $0.80, fair
to good $4.50 to $5.75, medium to coin
mon. including Old
$4.40. grass cows $2.65 to $4.50, grass
heifers up to $5.50, bulls $2.50 to $3.75.
calves $0.75 to $7.50, stock steers $:i.00
to $4.50, feeders $3.90 to $5.25. a few
fancy feeders upwards to $6.00
The hog market had only slight in-
terpretation In its upward march last
week, and has resumed its movement
In that direction today. Supply today
is 7,000, market up 5 to 10 cents,
heavy bogs at $8.15 to $8.35 today,
medium weights also up to the tops.
$S.OO to $8.35, lights at $7.80 to $8.15.
The top today is highest yet reached
this year, and highest in the last 27
years, and considering the length of
time the present range has been effec-
tive the hog trade this fall has no
parallel in the history of hog produc-
jjon I of the time in the northwest.
fihppn and lumhs h'id n nood week president has also invited a number ot
higher. The r
at thig time last
1 span Roan Mares 8 yrs. old in foal
1 Brown Mare 13 years old in foal
1 Bay Mare
1 Brown Horse 13 years old
1 Roan Horse 4 years old
1 Roan Horse 3 years old
1 Roan Mare 2 years old
1 bay Horse 3 years old
1 brown horse 2 years old
1 Sorrel Horse 3 years old
1 Black Horse one year old
2 Sucking Colts
a • P. Taft, near Corpus Christi. Tex, j
Five of his nine cabinet officers will (the result is a paraxysm of excite-
difforent times be guests of the : ™ent and enthusiasm unexcelled in the
the Pa- - I)a
cific coast there will be from two to | The kaiser is too busy playing war
four with him practically all the time. ! land and sea to spend a few hours
leaving Boston Wednesday the Berlin t0 have 11 look at Wright's
partv will consist of President Taft, | machine in its flights, but the crown
( apt A. W. Butt, his military aid; Ven- ' Prince and princess were favored with
.. . to dell W. Mtechier, assistant secretary; a private exhibition Thursday morning.
* Charles C Wawner. executive steno- j They were so entranced with the spec-
grapher; l)r. J. J. Richardson or Wash- tacle of the flying man that they both
ington Gerrit Fort, assistant to the expressed a desire to clamber into the
vice president of the New York Cen-: machine and take a whirl with Wright
tral lines, who has the transportation
arrangements for the entire trip in
charge; James Sloan, Jr. and Joseph
K. Murphy, secret service operatives;
Arthur Brooks, messenger and six
The cabinet officers which will
1 New Emerson gang plow
1 Hummer Gang Plow
1 Emerson Sulkey plow
1 fourteen-inch walking plow
1 Emerson Riding Cultivator, 6 shovels
2 walking cultivators
1 three-section harrow; & 1 two-sec. harrow
1 2-row corn planter with check attach.
3 sets Work Harness, one set new, others
1 Deering binder, eight feet
1 Champion binder, six feet
1 fourteen-hole wheat drill
I ten-hole wheat drill
1 hmibi mowing machine
1 good lumber wagon
1 top buggy cream separator
Household Goods and Kitchen Furniture
in good condition, single buggy Harness
TFDMQ. sums °f an^ under cash, all sums over $10 a credit of 12 months will
ILUlTlJ. be given purchaser to give note with approved securitv bearing ten per
cent from date. 5 per cent discount for cash on all sums over $10.
All property must be settled for before removing from place.
! without further ado.
I The crown prince is sure to fly be-
fore Wright leaves town, as he is keen-
ly fond of adventures of that kind.
- Far outstripping in importance and
j significance the popular interest in
t,e ' Wright, however, is the profound im-
with the president at the meeting with pression his flights have made on mili-
Presideut Diaz are Secretary of State ,ar.v and navol leaders. General Mol-
Knox Secretary of War Dickinson, tke, chief of the general staff has been
Postmaster General Hitchcock and ™ Tempelhof Field several times.
Secretary of Commerce and 1-abor Na- coming: away on each occasion more
gel The Secretary of the Interior, convinced than ever of the practical
Mr. Balllnger. Is expected to be with of aeroplanes forf military pur-
the president during the greater part poses.
| His opinions are shared by almost
all the other service experts. Priva-
turday °5 to r 0 cents senators and personal friends to make 11,1 uw
run Is a third less than ! Portions of the Journey. John Mays, '"at aeropla.es are destined
st year supply today 7 -1 Hammond Is to join the president at earlv dR>' to supplant even t
st ear supply today 7 „ . . ... „ , dirigible airships for observat
0«0 head, but market 10 cents lower to-, Spokane Sept. and make the le-
mainder of the Journey with him back
day in spite of the light run on account
of bad reports from outside markets.
Lambs to killers are worth $7.25 to
$7.65, yearlings up to $5.65, wethers
$5.25, ewes $4.90. Feeding stock is
stronger than a week ago, iambs
$6.25, breeding ewes scare, and good
S< IEVT1FK (OKN GROWER.
Fred Bard, Kansas City Star:
George ijowell .Miller, who used to
mouth ewes worth up to $,i.25, old ewes be known as the "best dressed news-
$3.25. Owners are keeping breeding uauer man in Guthrie" managed his
ewes on the range as a rule, and few
appear on the market.
J. A. RICK ART,
U S. Correspondent.
<>E\EKAE CORBIN IS DEAD.
Tke End Came in \< York, Fallow-
New York—Gen. Henry C. Corbin
died at the Roosevelt hospital in this
city at 3:30 o'clock this morning after
an operation. General Corbin re-
turned from Europe only a few days
ago after taking treatment at Carlsbad.
His condition was improve ! by this
treatment and he went to I.omlon in
August, but suffered a relapse and
went to Paris for further consultation
CASTO R I A
father's farm near Crescent last sea-
son and made a record as a corn grow-
er. He gleaned from books as much
as lie could about the Campbell sys-
tem of agriculture and then raised a
crop of corn that is making forty
bushels to the acre, while the fields of
liis neighbors are showing a big short-
age. lie leased thirty acres upon con-
dition that it should be cultivated ac-
cording to the Campbell system, and
his tenant also raised about forty
bushels to the acre.
dirigible airships for observation and
reconnoissance. This is the view of
Captain Hildebrant, who flew with
Wright on Wednesday and who allow-
ed his wife to make the trip with the
Dayton man Thursday.
COL. 0. F. HURT, Auctioneer
L. J. STARK, Clerk
FREE LUNCH AT NOON
E. F. FILLER, owner
POSTMASTER ITK< KM, IN SAM-
kills Would-He Slayer.
A merciless murderer is Appendi-
citis with many victims. Hut Pr.
King's New Life Tills kill it by pre-
vention. They gently stimulate stom-
ach, liver and bowels, preventing that
clogging that invites appendicitis,
curing Constipation, Biliousness
('bills, Malaria, Headache and Indi-
gestion. 25c at C. O. lioe.
F. Everett Purcell, postmaster of
Enid and editor of the Events, the lead-
ing republican paper of Enid, is now
at Kansas City, Mo., in Dr. John Pun-
ton's sanitarium, where he may remain
for some weeks. Mr. Purcell is threat-
ened with a general nervous break-
down. and it is on the advice of Doc-
tor Punton the renowned neurologist
that this course is pursued. For some
time Mr. Purcell has had considerable
trouble with his nervous system and
heart. Often at nights not being able
to lie down and sleep. He thought he
would soon overcome the trouble but
it became worse and in company with
his wife he went to Kansas City to
consult a specialist In nervous
MH Purcell returned today and
gave out the information to a reporter
of this paper. It is the wish of all that
our genial Nasby and editor may soon
recover and return to his home.
SCIKX K DEFEATS TYPHOID
Army Officers Assert that the \ew
Vaccine in Successful.
Washington. Sep. 12.—Medical * of-
ficers of the United States army be-
lieve that the new anti-typhoid vaccine
now being tested at the various army
posts will prove to be successful.
Mora than a thousand men, both of-
ficers and privates, many of them in
close contact with typhoid patients
have been vaccinated, and not one of
these has contracted the -Jisease. Of
those vaccinated only 8 percent were
incopacitated for duty, and none was
excused for longer than forty-eight
The reports so far received are pre-
liminary in character, but they have
created an impression favorable to the
method among army medical men.
The vaccine is an invention of the
British army, where it has been used
with success. Its use in the army here
is the result of a recommendation by
a distinguished group of medical
scientists brought together in 1908 as
an arniv board.
ST. I,OITS MOATS AT MTSKOOEK
The Oklahoma Sand and Gravel
Company Is bringing a fleet of boats |
and barges from St. lyiuls to workits
gravel pits in the Grand and Arkansas
Rivers near Muskogee. The company j
owns the City of Muskogee, and in:
addition is bringing the Saturn from j
St. Ixnils. The Saturn is twice the |
length and twice the width of the City
CASTOR I A
$25.00 to California
Oregon and Washington
See Local Agent
J. S. McNally
D .P. A.
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