The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 11, 1916 Page: 2 of 8
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PAflE T>. O
RTF. OF I.A
1'lfNHAY. MAY II. 1!W>.
' Ueeently the legislature increased
jthe m!vanc«' « ohI deposit lor lie* filing
Jul* cases in the mpreme «oiyi of this
'-tau*. Ml know lliat it costs more to
litigate their rights in the high--:
court* than It doM 111 inferior conrti,
j \ 1 s.« ther i a modem \ to prevent I
appeals where siijall amounts are .11
.vol\c«L. that is, io sa> to the mun w ho
y nitjiave much oi this worb'
goods. til* f ti nil t «>r what principle tu • v
be invOlvM nor how badly he may
I fee; aggrieved, he «itti not have Irs
must'. bet a Use of the smalliioss of the
" ^amount involved, although ii may be
all he lias tried in a «ourt when om
more fortunate may have hin rich's
litigated, Who ran determine the
virus in an art that would strike down
oni f the courts near* i th«* people"
President Wilson recently. in dis
mis ;tu the judiciary. said 'The In
expcnsiv eness of justii • the ready
ao m justit e, is ihe gn -a test part
it istirr itself. Ii you have to ho
rieh to get justice, because of the very
rost of the process it sell then then*
is no justice at all ' "
NEW LEVIATHAN OF THE AMERICAN NAVY.
CGUNTRY HOME ON CUTLER
FMM IS DESTROYEC ] 3 ||[| HOWS
— n r* nnnsiTr n
\\t .ittcm! in . in h Simla • morn 'Tlj H |_ (■ l| 11 III J •JJ
! J I .It'll its , « 1 ' i'llt- 'Ill Mr I j I I j ll| M ( (
•as entirely ron lined lire < r.i. IU U L. 1J U U i V > L U
ei.b lives on the Albert Cutler farm,
in lies southeast of Guthrie. The
farm is know4, as the "Cljuikie farm.
which • itl.r bought four wars ggo
Cravens is a son in low of CitUor j
i m origin of the blaze is a mvston
.... , . I'nder provisions or fire A< t of the
1 acre was uo fire in the stove and, .
... legislature of 1;«1T. wnicli a\ j^orfIoii-
I .ere w as no insurance
ed the state into legislative districts
lor ten years, with varying ropresen-
t..tlo:i in some of the counties each
two \ears, the membership of the
lower house will he increased hy thir-
teen tlie coming term. Fifteen couu-
ties will ear|i gain one member. while
L. M. Oliver, county commissioner two counties will each lose one a.i n
from the Second district. has filed for 'l i1*' Wfth legislature has ilUi"
re election tv eight members in the lower house.
"If 1 am nominated and afterwards I'hc sSUth legislature will have 111
elected I shall endeavor to always do members
the right thing at the right time and ' -octaw and Stephen - counties will
iu the right place, said Mr Oliver ' • <> ♦' member in the coming
legislature Tlioy now have two
M. OLIVER HAS MADE GOOD
Oliver has served his district
.... •'/—v- •
'Will the pfopb «tf'iv.- .low
the oouns near, t to m 1
may be said tlw a -ui « ri<
ltajro more dt$nit> .mpur W M
FrgbkUo. clerk of the supr ice «.uin
in his argutiien t'oi th> put !ici >
patnplUt t* gtyiiuH adopt in. the amend
inepi ,11' the Constitu ieii that won d
abolish the count} conn and • i g-
their duties in the distrn court
Mr. Franklin. who was a C.uthr'<
visitor Sunday, shows v\li> I.. . ann
courts sliould not be ubolisii- >1
proposed, llis argument i d I >
altthori:} of mruibers «>f ti . -■ i . •
wh<i voted agauis. submitting tin ;
antondmoni Mr Franklin ladn « Mt ,
that to abolish he oun:> i« m
would be to jeopardi and ti' « iu
the east side, suyn.c
Jeopardize Ljind Titles.
"In the enabling art for his .state.
congress r« served the power to b e
life respecting l\e Indians and their
property Sec 2* «>f Hie act ot con
frtss of April 2 . 190t as amended
by Sec. S of the act of May 27. 19«>S.
provide* that certain wills of full-
blood Indians Uev^.iug real ebti\ie
shall not be valid unless acknowledm d
before and approved by a jmlge of the
Unite%l Stnios court for the Indian
territory or I'uited States commis
aicuiers *(\r a judge of a county court
ot the state of Oklahoma." Ii lie
county courts are abolished the
p^a^ars specially delegated lo thcui by
congress can i\ot be transferred by the
l^islaiive power of tU« state of Ok a
liouia o the disurici cuurts, tor con
gress acted within Its reserved rights
and powers delegated hy it can not be
altered by a different sovereignty If
the proposed proposition s adopted.
Other serious questions will arise thai
will make more complicated and tin
certain Indian land title*, but. as
shown above, this would not be the
most vicious result of the proposed
Further argument is made against |wilh RIVwt .U(ls'.u tion to th
the resolution being adopted as an l)or r,.m ul- ,|u. lax payer- ot
i\Uieiuliuon' to the Const it utioi which, ,m, part of the coiur> lie lis
if, in part, as follows: w- rk-.l unceasingly i> r lijs eonstHu-
Queations Economy Argument. |« n< y ami during his tenure i i office
"While it is , rgucd that lite purpose i has secured more lor them in th- wa>
of the proposed uniendnieiit is effickj0f improvemetrs to roads and bridges
ency and ec onomy, Wt us see if the' than ever was sccured before I
facts justify such conclusion or work for my district, if 1 have gotten
whether the result that will likely oh ,ri. man u \ share i is not my fan!
tain in ease of ho adoption of ill* j tit. other follow is supposed to t;iU.
proposed amendment will work for :hc 0f |,,v own district s • tar ti
i^omnioxi good. (^opposition has di^veloped to Mr.
"It is atfuutted ill tilts argument iu Oliver
fa>or of th<? adoption u4' tile proposed (
amendment thai if the amendtnwiuis ^llf.
adopted, necessarily more Ui^trlct , Pj|Y|MC 59 THf Cf|f]T
court districts would have to be • < ah Hi IfiU I0L 111L I UU I
lished by the legislature Th sa ary
of the additional district judge would
be larger than the salaries paid to .
oounty Judge and each district judgi s :aniroik t>kla May > \.l iuv
is allowed by law a stenographer, who dm inn . .'inpauu opc.r.itiug in Ui.
receives a salary that almost equals | Shamro. u territory, are new pa> eg
the salary paid to some of the county * a • tor dn' itu ar.d turtiisbf c
judges There arc twelve jurors re-: water and fuel. The Siu air «
quired for the district courts and only p ., t\ is said to b..v. i « a ti e t.r- •
s^\ required for couii-y . enrts \
clyrk would be appoinU d tv iak-
place of the county judgt in tertain t lr. i M. in t.. n : 1 ^ ••.•'.a, e,;:i.
matters. Tie would be given Judicial .mil - se.m ; d wi;h the Hi O.I
powers and should avc the ity da ; i . > a nr*h. r
that would comn be sc hat
h lounty judge ... Wl.. ild
t^e saving be ?
"Before sta:cho )J wo . ppe . loim
rauge government and pi« a i vi for
local autonomy. Now it is prop.w i - r d
to destroy one of the courts nearest
tbe people aud on« re.i.-on given is
that the t\istrii ^oprt has more
'dignity' than the coun.y court. To
people scr\uc is par&uiount to
'diguity. The common things of
earth—air .heat, light, watir. )
are the most indispensable. More :
the glare and the gUtur. the p- pb
need the subsuiatia practical thiin- x
ifcat teud t,o .make hew happy „ t. \
i«liui«at*'The district ours a
Wup^r p ace.
As to County Clerk
"It is suggested that the «;>:r:
jadges coald make a bet or selection
for clerk ihe n v iw hroaght frv -
Kansas the day l • tore he Is app<-'nt-
<e4 * than th*- peopU ^.ookL As a g« l
eral rule «fftri<*ai per*vn w
rather have an elective *han ot
filled by appointmea: tui^T "b, sub;«
to removal at any fitr.e and a-
ndf Ihe peopU de better se
lections for e-lective offices than \v r* . ,, v
made by the appointive powe r:n t-
iac vacancies therein Wt th pe
ale surrender their right *.■• s-'-xt x
public hervant~a lerk for -,r ■. • . ^
*«oupiy.—an idea not in ace wrh , w; , v \ ^
the true jien rati, spirit' v Kj ; yro tri_.
* | ufrod jit (be home ot M llunitb
t^e ny tl.« because u may be
itjiid lhaf nper'.v r c^urt may have
Wear a Flower for
Mother Next Sunday
May fourteenth—next Sunday—is delivered on the morning of May It.
Mother's Day. Millions of men and} In their green houses, tin carnations
women in all parts of the I'nited 'from six tlioftanil plf"iu^ jrjll held
flower, in the coat |up for threejdayp n( ii u«fht>n•
lap or on the breast, in memory of ous demand on this most universal y
'oi* in honor of Mother. On that day 'observed flower day of the year.
! t arnations and pansles and flowers of J —
a dozen other varieties by the linn-1
dreds of dozens will he sent from the
largo greenhouses to the smaller
'towns throughout the land whore tlicy '
j will he worn by men of all classes;!
bright colors for in honor of mothers
j living, and white ones in memory of'
MEET IN TULSA
U... *,v..^v .« . •. ^--..v .-i,
The Oklahoma. -7.UD0 tons displace
tncnt. feet long> is the new
has just be
guns like the New York, the Nevada
and ihe Texas, thus making tin in the!
greatest battleships in the world wit hi
tin exception of the five ships of the J
Queen F.lizabeth type, buiit by Urent I
Britain They carry Ifidneh guns.
Th s.phoiogrupli shows the vessel as
she steaii d into Philadelphia Cup
lain It > Welles is Aammauder of
ill \. st !. iiud Lieutenant Commander
A.iolphus Andrews.is Ihe navignting
Remember May 14th Wear a rost
for Mother The best that is in us we
owe to our mothers.
Our dads mav have been all right;
in fact, as men go. most of them are
or were But tin y didn't, nor don't
cuddle us or kiss our bruises or pillow
lis on loving hearts to sob away tie ,
c iets of the day or make us forget the
Tulsa. May v The
of Knights of I'ythia
annual convention her.
convention will last i. r
:an its l"t >
• days. More
than a thousand delegates and lodge
lumen are her for the bi: event w hich
is said to i e the largest ever hold
in Che state. <
IEI1STER TELLS STATE PROBl
" | | It is now some seven or eight years
= 0F GASOLINE
\nd still the high cost of living
aviates. Quotations this week show
that the 11. C. of I* continues to soar
upwards without any indications of
jits reaching tcrrn firn.a for some
some seven or eight
id nee an estimable woman of
d Iphia. conceived the idea of honor
lug the memory of a living moth«
wearing a white fiower for that pur
po^e on one day of each
select, d the second Sunday in May
such observance and gave the idea
Rev. W. T ICiister, secretary
th^ Oklahoma Conferetuc Kmlow-1
mept a• -o iatton for the national^
• Hi d for conference < laimants is ifi
the city tor a few* days, having return-
ed from a trip into the northern part
of the state, Pone a City, Blackwell
The idea thus started spread, news-
papers gave publicity to ihe move-
ment and Miss Anna Jarvis, was de-
luged with letters of approbation of
tl:o idea. In fact her correspondence
became so voluminous over the sub-
Medford and 1 vVllihomaenieuulolk i J**''1
nives the infor-
iabreast of it, and had to use the pub- !
for future work.
matlon that the largest gift Tn any l)rt
one check at d from any one person -'u> many inquiries relative
that the Methodist church has everj -N,i8S Jarvis' original idea was that
received was given last week by a everyone should wear a white flower
Mrs. lames to the national fund for P' the second Sunday in May, but. so
endowment. It was a cheek for universal did the custom take hold, it
$7."O.QOO and the general conference >vas speedily found that not enough
members each. Comanche count> will
as commissioner for the past four ~a,n on,> 'Henibci. making three !rom]4.|ajlg gll.^ar Near'.v
that count\ in the Sixth legislature
Counties that had o e member in the ;
Fifth and will have two each la the]
Sixth legislature are.*McIntosh, Ok-'
nuilgoe Seminole Wagoner,
an. Carter. Creek, Custer,
One of the most favored commodi
holding its own in the war baby
r uiember w hen he used to purchase
a dollar's worth of sugar and get a ,
package. That was w* U sell-
,iiig at _M pounds U r and.it wasn't
. so vct v long ago. Now one can slip
Investigation of the f^cts surjoin.d-
ii g t.h* making of prleps on ga.-o^im
i ; Oklahoma is occupying the attcn*
teiitiou of Assistant Attorney fJe: or-
al John If. Harrison, who is prepar-
ing the preliminary data on the in
M.-tigation tiiat is being made at the
suggestion of Governor Wi'Iias
t' matter of gaso'.iu* prices in 0
lahoma. That the pri- e of oliu •
in satisfying .or answering j j , tilis gtate is fixed hv (ho 111;inlll>H.,
turers seems to he the general bo;i. !'
in official circles, but wluthor it ran
he proved to the satisfaction of t
courts is another matter. Judge Har-
rison who was in the city Sunday,
"If tTie state shall decide to bring
an action to abate the practice of
price fixing under the Oklahoma anti-
I haOng made this movement rational v. bite flowers could he produced for
in its character and connectional in j the purpose.
(its benefits Oklahoma will get heri It was then suggested by Miss Jar-
ore of these large gifts. | vis that the white flower be worn for . trust laws the ca3e will presumably
The work is going forward at a n.others dead and the colored flower. - ' to the corporation commission. It
tpnnie-* re ul to have come to
. gun when new contracts were
cred into As a rul ■ drillers are
ting a da> and tooldressers $7 a
in this territory. The payro.l in
# To .000
Jackson. Pa.Mie. Pontoto . Sequoj
t)f the counties that will -aln
representation, but one now has other'
than Demo ati members in the !• - '
islature That is Creek It is rep-'
resented :n the Fifth legislature 1m
M r I .add of pristow. a Uepuhlican.'
Of the counties that will each lose
one member, the representation U
hemocratb in the Fifth legislature •
Caoctaw 4-ountv is represented b> 'I
v Hunter of lln-o and W. ]. Oar
nor of Boswell Stephens county is
r .resented b H W. Sitton of iv.m-
eai: and -I P S; o. r o Comam .
RATE CASES UP AGAIN
Oklahoma City. Okla . May \ Th-
rate eases of the state aud the rail
roads, which were postponed from
Apr., 17, are to bo resumed here toda>
as provided in an order made in the
• deral i art by instruction from
Judgi F. A You mans, of the western
ti'strict . Arkansas. The delay from
April 17 was caused by other terms of
t uiri n Arkansas, that prevented at
• lain • f Judg Voumans in this city •
This dC. .v kc-s expected b> the
pajiii - .i the rat. > ases and prepara- '
a dollar sat k of sugar in his coat
rocket without making such a bulge,
jit's selling at a little more than ten
rounds for $1.
j At .1 match! . hundreds of which
fare thrown away daily, have advfino-
. .1 \ box that the n
a •* cent - for i- nc
•chant use' to
>oxes t > ke< •
remarkable rat? here in Oklahoma.
The members and .friends of the
church fn'tnis slate" seem to realize
what it means for the future of the
church hence they are giving liberal-
lv to the cguse. A small town like
an jav • $."> 00 jior it ember, count-
in: all the men. wotnen an l children
i.i the church there.
Re\ Muster returned for a few
: v - on aceourt of the Illness of Rev.
any color, for mothers living. At this | It shall bo decided also to seek crlm-
, v oinan's suggestion therefore the lat- ' penalties for violation of the
t'-r idea has become generally accept-1 ar ti trust low the ease will have to
♦ 1 The florists as a result are find 1 : ° ,rie(I in the regular courts of jus.
INDICATED B REPOS
Alt UFFICERS MEET
-earcity of <
-•one up to
others. 7 " ce
nore to wash
: for which <
the dye < •
can get -
•ase a cac
rease a a
Marion Porter the 'resident of the
■; mission who is in the Deacoaeat
h-)s;.:tal in Guthrie.
It is the o; in ion of the so 'retary,
- r hered from traveling over th?
state constantly that Onthv' - do
Mtined to become one of the chief res-
i .tnee cities in •. stat. and an ed"-
i:.g A .asher to supply the demand
The «a mat ion has Income most gen
Ey Products of Custom.
As a direct result of the movement
s i inaugura ed. thousands of people
\ ho have wandered into states re
'moved from their childhood homes,
;.!id have mo;bets laid away in the
.village v hur< h yard or in the cemc-
; ties of the large cities, take advant-
age of this day in the year io revere
the memory of their mothers by send-
ii fact, this plias
i brat ion has be
revision for the
? for placing H
f the departed
distant one ma;
or a pott d j
•ed upon the
of "Mothers j
31110 of such
lorists make !
carrying ou? !
ivers oil * lit 1
rporatiou coouuission will
to get at a decision in the
to combination in restraint
if there be such, in much
than the courts could e:t-
:i] - in the same matter
io doubt as to the ability
to make a case. A mem-
\bile there is probably i
ation of the state
the blare of trumpets
of toxoins of war that
ed the declaration of
he part of the state
ire behind the investi-
ko it impossible to se-
nee to convict.
I her .hi
Of PRISONERS TO B. C.
io appear for t:
w ishes fulflllei
hough ho wor
o it himself
ma csty, la> S.—Governor
■>> received a reply from
ty attorney of Comanche
M i; h the latter informed hi
>\ill at once take up the la-
in of t>e lynching of a nog-
wton l ist month. The gov-
s' ructed the county at'or-
sheriff of Comanche county
er> nossihlo meastir to bring
to justice and to dlscour-
Boys Use Search-Lights
to Capture Birds
two hundred and ^
DESPONDENT FROM III
HEALTH IE KILLS SELF
UL HAS CHEAT
OR ACCLSEO OP KILLING
SWEETHEART AND FATHER
red mother oi the dead man
.:uitar'.um in Guthrie.
Ke*u ai of the
rching far John
i w. Ja tht sh-Hir
daughter to re*
hajirtri u* have
rkana. Tex . is in
m h Jus agenr
Kuhl owns ihe
great faith in
hL *'lt is a good
. reaper I have
nunities to s« •
it 1 have turned
ng J have g c.
OSAGES FORCED TO
Wa> iugton. I) .. Ma > -Threat j
1 with dismi.-sa'., the Osage eoun-.'
il was forced by Secretary Lane into!
aarthnrhriftg Friaclpal Ch-.ef A-UuhQah- j
^Rhe to execute leases oa the Osage!
• oil properties offered for sale April 2'Y
The council authorixed execution of
•.. > a ail but the Gypsy (
par.> > hi'hiings. which was t
en. rally suppc
ent that at least a dozen Bartles-
lie boys have each captured from
to 150 sparrows, and the campaign
s to go forward.
The boys visit a certain number of
"work" like houses each day and 1 oca ti
doing > ■
, of the house--a
t been .be motive tur -Ju >L,Mti:.g
• i j a; eli I property.
4 sing fig may again brt-an out ;n
ongress any day ii w. some persons
vi •> .ar .is to predict "hat a na-
:onal scandal may result.
k0 | they
, Lish sparrow s
.n tb* campa
"'jfor the prote-
boys are not there for
robbing the occupants
though heir mission is
This is the system
ted in capturing Kng-
> a means of carrying
n against these pests
n of song brids. that
they might propagate here For every
ispatrow killed or captured, small boys
lare paid ope c ut <a h That the eam-
p;ugn tx-«r? t . ! a is already a
success .s indicated iu the auuounce-
ine places of sparrows Then they
arranRi- with the omipants of the
h,,Uf" ' 'r, 1 "i.clil risirs ,«o as lo
av.iul all flanjnr or b«i|^ suspo. te.l as
burglars When niglit eorafs ihe hoys
visit the houses that have he-n
speit.'ii The female sparrows an'
usually found on the nests, usually
built above windows or
Tbe boys flash the light on the nests,
the sparrows become bewildered and
their . apture is easy From fifteen to
twenty houses are visited iu a night
Heretofore small lmys have use<l the
plan of capturing by means ot traps.
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