The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 224, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 19, 1899 Page: 1 of 8
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ONI-^r A333CIATE3 3?-5
IHt HHS" PAPER PUBLISKEO IN OKLAHOMA
VOI.I MI: to.
The House Refuses to Remove
the 3 Years Limitation.
Til I l?Sl>AY MOHNINfi.
perforin t- o r.cal work «>. ' "• c..u'
ami providing iiimiionsatlon for sam
wiuvh shall not exceed one fourth of ihe
salary «f the appointing judge.
H. ii. N . ill. l v McElrath. nuthorifs
the board f county commissioners •
CarOU'H «• "Oiv ° ',l a f,,r
Ing the irits f that county# officers
upon th % irns of papulation as shown
by the A ,rration '
li. 15 ^ I'V Thomas, provl.b. tlut
. .1 ft tall i • bo liable to pay f *
n crf o ca - - until the p- i on to n
v, W g inu shall mak« oath that the
1 •••. ^ nr.ve ben club renderd ond tha
. J i ot be • illccted from any oth
IJlJTHUlK, OKLAHOMA, .IAN I AlO M>. ! ! ! .
XI Mlilll! m.* I.
He is Considered 0"ie ct t!
test Orators in the House.
rnraetrts of the rep
aragua and ('o ta Rica con
nate and expuge from th«
ill. Nicaragua I'anal usaoc
its transfers articles 63 and
land until said amended eom.ssio
secure to the United Stat-- title
petutlty to their Interest In sale
AMI-:N1 >MKNT I'KHATEI>
I The amendment was ills- i
Mr Clinton and Mr. To
v ^s;a)iEiY t>vRc
Makes the food mare delicious mul wholesome
I r or
BILL F03 PU3E COAL OIL
Passes the House Witli Some Amend-
RESOLUTION OF SYMPATHY,
Pasnrd by the Ilonae iu Hegard to the
Deplorable Death of Marshal
,Bishop--Seven Meiv Commit-
tee Clerks \ppolnted--ln-
tcret t 11.11 Defeated.
The hose still sticks to Its "early bird
catches tho worm" dot*
every member *<*•■• 'vv" wnH al
, 63. by Thomas* repeals *ecilon
8 to cle l. chapter 41. laws of 1R05
£ >econl> reading of bills
use Bill. No r.l; An net providing
the appointment of a surveyor general j
f« r the territory of Oklahoma and f< r i
the examination and qualifications or . nr. J
veyors. By Mr. Jones, committee on Ju- |
House Bill. No. 52: An act to amend ac-
tion 1 of article 1. chapter r. of the
slon lawn of Oklahoma of ISO", entitled
"An act to amend section 1. artic'" 1.
chapter 72. statutes of Oklahoma. llW.",
committee on roads and highway*.
House Bill. No. 53. An act providing for
the usM-asment of banks, commltee on
banks and banking.
House Bill. No. "< An net concerning
elections and providing penalties tor the
violation • of the prolvslons, c w.mlttee
Banks and Banking— M. J. Wclglln, of
Asylums and Publlr CllLirltlosi—Mllin.o
Wood, of Enl.l.
Roads and Highways—I>. T. Van Kirk.
! of Nesblt.
• - . r public ornc ais - j. tv.
i-"an bill, t
17 to 12-
of Maryland prop*
ti*ut« for section
e substitute belli;
the pr id
HE DID NOT USE NO.ES.
The Nicaragua Canal Bill Also Dis-
. i.h Nl
• all i
I is authorized to arrange
and Costa Ulea. or both <
I the grantees holding co
I either of those states, to a
and privileges that may be n a
to secure any change or modlts itl
the tern.s of the concessions grunt,
said states which he det m just an
.the best Interests of who are lnie:
I in the Nicaragua canal and he is
authorised to submit to arbitral'.*
OPPOSITION TO THE MORGAN BILL | hT^ " - ' ' '
Passage of an Additional Light-
house Bill the Cause.
:kz s::a:,p criticisms.
, and 1
Cannon Chaigeil With It-suiting IVem-
' f r: bers of Various ^"mmittces.
HOWEVER HE Lli-.-. L>S HIMSELF.
□ I Bi.
A .Hotluu to l.aj Mr. < afff ry't Mulixtl-
lute on the Table «ns
< arrle«l by a Vote of Jt'-ij
Veaw to Z'*
K a j *.
troversy that may arise
said canal or that relat
of right under said cone
Mr. dear, of Iowa, offered his bill : s al
substitute for the pending bill: tho piin-'
cipal feature of the substitute < Ing thoi
authority confered upon the President to
purchape from Nicaragua, an.: Cost.t Rl*-a|
full sovereignty and «,wiar.<hli. i«f th*
territory necessary for tli canal.
SECRETARY TO BORROW.
The amendment was <1 *• usseil by Mr.
I Caffery. Mr. Chi ton. Mr. Lindsay and Mr.
in Manner that KvoKed C'heeraand
ApplaiiMc From llotli Hide* of
the llouoc Cable Rates
V ere DlHensaed at
Mr. Bennett. rep
contest ov. :• the Pn
inl.t'i . nfter Ion- 1
... . The Last Earl Rllos Perlormad
,eweo I at Lewistewn Maine
MANY FR.ENA P. IZ2\A.
Includin] President and '"ro. Ms-
v. Ill l<" I"
behind « aontrollea
u- i able II n '. '1 he>
'Owk when It- H *' Iel1 at '
9'clocK yesterday mcrnln^.
Th invocation by ' • *'• • n Rankin. p<^s.
H-Sf.i th-w« nttributes wnicii especially
commend appeals of this character to
busy men, being shorl fervent and ela-
After roll call, of both members nn.l
employes, the Journal record of Tues-
day was read and approved.
Wales presented a petition from the
citizens of Cleveland county. In regard
to quarantine lines. Won't over under
The committee on quarantine reported
on H. B No. 24 "An act to amend en act
emending section 5. chapter 1. of the
Matures of Oklahoma, and authorizing
the employment of a territorial veteri-
nary surgeon by the board of regents of
the Agricultural and Mechanical college
of Oklahoma, and creating a sanitary
commission and prescribing the duties
•thereof and repealing article 1 of chap-
ter 2 of tho statutes of Oklahoma. By
t Mr. Walls. They recommended that the
* bill do pass.
resolutions and memorials.
IT. R. No. 17. by Thomas calling for
s report from the adjutant general's of-
fice during Phil Rosenbaum's incumbency
j was adopted as read.
H. R. No. 13.by Holliday by request,
the alleged grievances of some of the
tax payers of Logan « >unty, and praying
for the passage of ti. b. No. 1 by "Doyle,
which ranks all taxes except those p iss-
ed upon the valuations fixed by county
assessors, was referred to the committee
of the whole, when wl called up.
introduction of bills.
Quarai.i; «• and Agrlculure—Beslo O'.tn-
sead. of Luher.
Railroads—Hay den M. White, of ( leo.
I> iPtentiary and Reformatory Institu-
tions Lew Sargent, of Manch sut.
On motion of Jones the house wont
Into conv.rUtee of the wimif v«'1i Hadley
in the chair, to consider Hojst B No.
12. "An aet to amend an act relator to
Probate courts in criminal a-i 1 civil eas-
es and prescribing the qualiflc.it.ous of
Probate judge, by Mr. Wails an.l which
repeals the statute requiring that a man
... on eligible to the office of Probate
Judgo shall be a lawyer of three years
Stevens opposed tbe bill and cited .ne
extensive jurisdiction possessed by that
COUft and claimed that no man could bo
too well qualified to till the office.
Wales defended his measure and claim-
ed that the law as It now stands. Is class
legislatlpn. He claimed that what was
needed in the office was a broad g iu,;« *!,.
honorable man of great common ser.-e
and tho candidates should not be Jinili-
ed to lawyers
Ballard opposed fhe bill and said (hat
he had held the office of probate judge
and had soon found that the one gre.it
thing ho lacked was a knowledge- of the
law He claimed that a thorough know-
ledge of tlie law should be insisted on
In the holder of the ofttc
on interstate a
. i aucrj. mi. i the rignt of
Ciivere 1 by Baeon. Doin.. Gu., ia auppor T11,maM Thp iust named said he thought . .and 8U, ,..MMIed
of his resolution declaring that the 1 nit d ^ ^ ^ n sU,al ln thp pending bill an 1 h..r ,.,f nf
States would not asun.e sovereignty ; (( , fhjt j;ih«Htute off. red by Mr
iclleveil the substitute
lun. 18.—The commit?
il foreign ctjmmerct h
ay in the house t
In passing qul'.e a nut
niuor nnportuneo, i
- i ii' '■ '.i DbCOKATIONS WERE CEA'JT.'rUL.
Bill'.*" • j Plerp«>i.i M"! • . n. .1 1\ Til.Id. |
nn.l George S. Baldwin. 11* did not kontv
ucnev.-u Wo ... ..... . authorized the
over the Philippine Islands. r. i e [ 0ear wns a much better proposition than llRht houses, fog slgtia!:-.
I one of the orators of th,. seliau-. and as , .fT.-n-il In th,- Mown bin I bill to ,-rant the I'M Hi. .
he gave himself free rein, not contains Th)_ „mf.n(lment wa, ilefi.ite.l, the vote; ,slll, nt jioti.otiu a >.
hlmslf t.. notea, he .ipoke strongly and , ,ng ;c tn | years for Ihe ronstrudl.
«"'■< "ve : Allison republican of b>wa offi'te.l ati,,n r a cable was r
Following Mr. Bacons speec i« - * following as a new section: very spirited debat- «• hii
ariigua canal bill was taken up and l - IecreUry of ihe treasury Is hereby remainder of the
malned under dlseufslon unt.l locK^ nuthorlI(,(1 borrow on ,.re,,u of th, .p.. |,lo„ I,
Amendment after waeodment was YoUai fr„m „mt. time, whenIcorllee, Republican, o( lflchli
down and until the last minute itiMri, auoh sum „r aim* as may be vocate4 th< construction of a
llkly that a vote would be reached thta • • .,vlJe ,„r „... „avnieut Of cable. was re:
evening, but Just us a final vote was to warants authorized to le,b,.ur l .|journment. an 1 <
about to be , ailed fnr. Mr. Allison, Kep '
ch consumed the
ied at tbe
I Mr. Bailey
i from Japan
- denied the s
, - ti., lain i.v I Ifsued under the provisions of this aet, oriil.v
Iowa exploded a bomb undc the 1.111 l > l ,h„ bonds of the purp,.
offering an amendment providing that tin i •
TI. b. No. Tm. by Merten requires city
clerks In cities uf the first class to keep . d to any bil, that
a journal of all proceedings of the city I „ _ waatr.
H. B. No. oil, by Merten legalizes all i
purchasers of real estate, by < it:e^ :
the first class heretofore made in this j
H. B. No. 57, by Merten, amends sec-
tion 2. article 1. chapter 14. laws of 1X9:$.
providing for purchase of real estate and
personal property by cities of the terri-
tory and empowering same to do all arts
conducive to the best interests of said
H. B. No. .")8. by Wilkins. 1s amenda-
tory of the laws relating to the aa • is
•ors and changing time for commencing
assessments, also of listing property.
awearing to same and providing penal-
ties for violations.
ii. B. No. 59, by Wales. Is amendatory
of the poll tax law. and provides thait
persons liable to road work shall p«*i *
form two *lays wok on the highways
each year, hire a substitute to perform
same, or pay two dollars in cash.
II B. No. 60. by Smith, provides that
probate Jude may appoint
secretary of tho treasury should issue
bonds to raise money with which to con-
struct the canal.
Mr. Bacon *poko for an hour ann a half
Mr. Whit* gave notice that on Monday
next he would address the senate on th-
Vest anti-expansion resolution.
The Nicaragua canal bill was called be-
fore the senate and the .-■•jbstMute for the,
pending measure offered yestrday by Mr.
Caffery was read.
Mr. Caffery addressed the senate in
I support of the substitute.
I Mr. White advocated the passag.
I the pending bill, although he favored the
Doyle vigorously opposed the bill sr.djpa ag< of the pending blllelaonlshrdlunnn
aid that you might as well take the qu 11 [elimination of tbe Maritime ennal . on ,
uuired of | pany. from tho project. He thought ilia, j
- I • --.natc sent the Morgan bill to,
, decisive and most advantn-
I geous step would have be n taken to- j
I wards the construction of the ont rprs-
Mr. Clay ar.d Mr. Berry udvacated the'
passage of the Morgan bill.
Mr Caffery. after addressing the senate,
the second time under the l > mlnut rule,
offered another amendment to his sub-
stitute with a view of obtaining the tloor
J again, but he was ruled out of order.
MOTION TO POSTPONE.
' He then entered a motion to indetl-
! nitly postpone the Morgan l ill and upon
I that motion addressed the
Mr Thurston of Nebra
that he would vote for the subst.tut
fcred by Mr. Gaffer v. because lie be I
that the rate of Interest no . xceedl u mon ai I
3 per centum per annum, payable qunr.er- tl, |\xlng ;
ly. principal and Interest to be paid in tjon, u v
coin of the present standard value comni! t'.«
the pleasure of the T'nPed States after ;i . ,i
twenty years from their date and s-aid
bonds shall be sold at not less tan par
and shall first be offered the pe .pl < f
the Pnited States under rules and regu-
lations to be prescribed by the secretary
of the treasury.
Then at ti o'clock, on motion of Mr
Pettus of Alabama, the senate ad-
•h the house
ijlred with the
no objection 1
r dav, for its
/ or until
Us coft he sa 1, ^ 'U.d e
In reply qu. : «• n
lh.it neither the postiu;. •. -
secretary of the treasury, t
, nor the secretary of the aa
, consulted about this Mil.
! "It seems to be a \> ;
| with a few wealthy N "
I men." Interrupted Mr. 1
• nt rai't
W'N. l>Ji vle> wai 5 nable to Attend
the Public Hervicex Which
M ere He!.! In I be Pine
Klreet i ontfl"
ti.. >ul t liurcli.
T , v ■ I'l M- Ian - In - mlds' of
m irk* : evdcnce • nub"c and pri\ i'o
mourning the dt • n • •' ihclud*
Ing the neighbor.; i i 1 < da
..f the int Nelson Oin:.' >. i ngaue I ;?i
'./■ closing scrviee .iii ellu? the ln.lat
of M tin ' honort •! ron i hero to-
*e dlstrb .. <
1)0 t hertfor.
.... Htions sway that — .
school teachers and expect good schools. , when th<
The law did not deny the right of any- \ the holif
body to qualify and fill the office Intel-
Duffy favored the bill and claimed th"
present lav was class legislation.
Wood favored the bill and said he was
de rho qua'l-
OIB4 of office holdings that the hold-
be office should be a lawyer. If it
farmer like hl« friend J
City, or a poor
anted the office of probate
anted a fair show with lawyer
judge he i
to get it.
'homas spoke for the bill and claimed
that the best class nf business men. thos.-«
boat qualified to attend to the duties af
probate jude were not to be found among
the ranks of the legal fraternity
On motion the committee arose and re-
ported the bill back to tbe bouse with
the recommendations that It do not pas.-.
Afer The announcement of commit ti?"
meting*, 'he house adjourned until 2
When the bouse convened after dinne.-.
the K| tjfiker called for the reports of com-
The committee on ways and means
reported on House Bill. No. 1* "An act
cttlq sericus asp2gt.
POLITICAL SITPATION in WEST
Charleston, W. Va„ Jan. 18—The poilt
leal situation has assumed a serious -.s- ;
pet by reason of the rerusal < r Governor ,
Aiklnaon and the senate, which is i |,heco
.ican, to formally recognise the house 1 (>1((l.so
Though the governor tias Keen notified , 0untr
that the house is organized and ready ypajn
for business, the governor has not tra )(f ^ls
mitted his message and there is no in.It- | (>v ,k. ,
cation as to when he will do so. Th" •i
ernor was asked today the reason for 1 .9 h|||. s
.. ..ru.. .m: dncllni d to talk. Tbe -••n-1,.. nf
EST A P. LI I
A bill passed
1 the sixth lighth
eonsldemtion fa LIU to est iu i-n
land fog signal station at Hog
shoals. Narragan*#H bay, R. '•
was a sharp passage between Mr li
1 burn, chairman of t e inter state ei
, TOerco commlsalon, and Mr. Cannon, cl
man of the appropriation c-ommlt
latter Indulged In. some sharp ei
v.o... of the showing up on which
1,111 was presented. Mr. Hepburn res.
ed this and scored the chairman «*>f
appropriations committee. tie mat
him with gratutloualy insulting
— - ... | nay Thi public service was held in the
them a monopoly of ti . 1 adbc. onble bus ( ^ ( ^ ^ i ongregatlonal church after
i,u 1 pi ■•vers tit t lie 1- i. jy home. The body
Mr. B«nn.tt gave nolle" that at oak HH1 eemetery. In
proper time b intended t* •• 1 * i Au, urn. Tor interment. B th the el wes
— —to pr.ivie.-. 11.' the Cllll O *-hOU.dl
touch the La ..trot
Mr. Lewis. Dei
asked K it was t
had contracted w
! of Lewis
ad Auburn aiel. ln fact,
th.. . ;I i■ e"i:>-: . nal dls rl'.t w*hlch
Mr. j . I • , ' a ted far eighteen
years, a,e up la *la> • mourning. Lit -
, i i , v • acted t.nd during
build t lie cable nnd I **** '"Vtees and afterwards, as IT.e Ion.
to have a controlling In
; ditlon that this romp-
' enough votes In coiir
' Mr. Bennett replad
i Mils « inn:
Orcai N i
; in It on con ;
to pass this j
responsible for the
vhlch had left the
.1 through the streets.
v. r the river and up to the u iet cem-
. ,ii Auburn, a hush prev.illed. broken
nly by the tolling of bells.
nol The floral rations at tho' dhurtfh
Iv.ere very beautiful. 'I at wreath from
• ''' ' 1 ' ' ' ' ' I President and Mi McKlnlej occupied 4
Mr. Corllaa aakl he Id ofter a sub- rresia
• «~'"n °'? V"Z 0rl^"Z ot th. wa.
C.ovi-rninent cable t,- I W. i nd th«- 1 hil- liivu'^ed
; r<.s.-.-rved 1'f nr.-', ! a:. 1 <1: tingu snea
Mr.^Hepburn to £-£ ^'^nal^^n TtSS
^vfsCc- Sfrna^nr Ilaie nni Confrsssman Bnu-
untried field of governi
Without ii'-tion. tin *
Hepburn attemi •<!
persisted in adjourning each da
ate. ' mediately after convening and btus
announced, trated the efforts of the bouse coini
intltute of- to apprise it of the fact that the
us in session. A leader of he
tee of approprlal
iught to construct mad?
n. the failure of will V
sunnort the Mor- g->vcr
that the United Stiii
else, but In the ev«
the substitute he w<
I gan bill.
He thought that tho canal ought **
be built and characterized it as the one
great necessity <*f our times.
In advocating the Morgan bill Mr. Haw-
ey of Connecticut, said the canal must
be built; that it was an absolute neces-
sity to our present civilization.
Mr. Hoar said tbe canal ought to h.
built and built forthwith by the govrn-
... a .,r th.- or- siden'. He attach-
Introduced In th« house
mor will recognize, it is lieli.-
rai meetings will be nec< -• >
can arrive at a concluslo
doner Scoft an.l Governor <
the leading candidates, but :
lible to predict who will ' -> n
The dark horses are numen
aga::it sot vm.
Milton). Green Statss that Ke Had
Authority ti Use Money in the
'"I' , \'|. i1 I" ,,'elorli. M- Mtirley wnn too mm*
ti,, 'fatigued to attend the public service,
lion of the I Rev. n M. Hot pronounce.1 tho eutofr
Halley ,l- i n which. t>« master aiO friend he toM
' the llf■ nf Mr. Ilin, 1 e hnd
I known It. A- th. remctery. after a sholrt
I .'elvl'i'-T tomb. The congressl'.nnl deleaa.
I tlr.n left here on their return at 1 o'clock
K ST It A LKADKll HEAP
i , Tin death ia
I ■ -hw c. . During his
I from 1
THE LUST riEET,
ION SAIL COB MA.NI
(Continued on Third
I V !' r. < 1 1 N' '*1
in any event by tne hous*
Mr. Rawlins of I'tah,
gan bill b " bull!
,nal would be of .. mil
advantage to the Cult.
TELLER'S ST AT EM E>
>uld vote for ti
substitute introduced by Mr. <iaff«
d there was u better orospect
construction of th<
under those of the Morgan bill. II,- urged
onjjr* ' S wait until tli
nglneerlng difficulties presented
nal solved before anything
re \ lev
RADO SENATORS RT' ai ibl'TF
Inn. I1' A
A PURL GRAPE CRtAM OT TABTA
K l.ABt Htl'Hfl STRIKE
'Hffcvy then wtthib
Mr. Mor • an then moved t
ferv sub' ...ute -.a the
.r 11-• i ,e railroads to
ulllcan. Turner. Wbl
Nays- Bate, Bui
ii(2v. nimici.b uwti.iiT 1111-lis, i . 1
Th!s noted Chloago divide ha^ j'ist r«celve<l a call to !b* ,.-i V,—
ftiurch. Brooklyn, .-erentiy esigned i r Ljmati A Ablwlt. wbo vnn tba ■ " •-
•or of Henry Ward 3eec/ii r. Lr. HIIUs m -t world's prrscbcr. an.l unai sin* the
if at ti of David Swing I1U' 1 the pulpit r Central =fturch. nt Chicago.
success and ability Ho Is a native jt town .art 1< ahoot 40 yc^rs'jf ag^ He as
•Our a ted it vJrmnell cbllage, l^ih« roieat jr.irtrtliy aloLormldj theuAojjical
[ nmc^ndineni to the pcndini: m t-a
! The provision of this act shall
I «>pera. Ka nor aay num., pa.d . et there-
nnflu and the work of constrv.cti^g sali
FETES A UJOI *
Spain, Jan. IK. -The
' smor of Ch a: ; • t>ber Columbus
\ adjourned unt'il tomorrow.
rh.ist Honors, World's Fair
Coid AVedat, Midwinter Fair
rb« again and oauwd considerable dltoUMlott.
rt„ shall iT'wa- 'led ... ~ttle till- nue tlon one.
. I, ... , an nt- ,] for all at the neit annual meetlnf.
. FRENCH STKAMKR ARRIVES
t.'.morruw ltareel.-na. Jan. IS —The Kren.-h 'team-
. : i rto a rived today from thj
i i"o -e' t'oi Spanish
«e .ftn- l-btllPVl"-- •••'';• • d
Two ballots wert troops. The-- ar
• were 14 dearfhs during tho \ ey age.
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