The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 95, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 14, 1906 Page: 1 of 8
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GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA, AUGUST 14, 1906
TO ENFORCE LAWS
Chairman Shontz Makes Re
port To Roosevelt
PROGRESS OF HIE WORK
CHINESE LABORERS TO BE
GIVEN THOROUGH TEST
Organized Labor to Be Convinced
Washington, Aug. 1'#—The annoum < -
mrnt from the departnugit of Justi e that
the eight-hour law Is to he rigidly en-
comes within the moaning of the statutes
la sahl to bo out one of several meas-
ures decided upon by the adtnlnlstr^-
tiou to convince organised labor that
there is no hostility toward it felt by
the administration, and that the present
nusade being conducted by Mr. Qompers
aiuLsomo 'if hi ^associates Is unwarrant-
ed The administration is determined to
enforce all laws, whether they are for
the benellt of labor or capital.
Coupled with the elgfot-hour enforce-
ment :11• 11v i t \ Is the notion of 1 v dc-
partment of Justice In proceeding against
ttyi employer of telegraph operators on
a southwestern road Swho, it Is claimed
discriminated against those operators sa-
luted with a union organization. •
In still another direction the adminis-
tration shows Its int-orwt In working-
men b\ the decision to protect the lives
nnfl limb- of r;iilroad employes by i gldl;.
enforcing tin' safety appliance act
•The administration wants It under-
stood. however, that the law enforcement
move Is not a radically now departure
.nor a result of the activity of Mi Gom-
spection of Work in November.
j pets or his associate^ against tlie speak-
•r of the house of representatives.,Rep-
ntative l.lttlefb'ld (if Maine and y' cr
•posing of Dirt—Other Mutters . repub
llcan party who did not do the bidding
of th'v federation of labor. For example,
the safety appliance act has been rlgldlv
enfor • it* l>■ • .<*11 or taon- ba* k. and
thousands of dollars have been collected
from the railroads for its violation.
The enforcem• nt of the eight-hour law
is In consequence of the direct represen-
tations of Mr. Gompers, who claimed that
it was not being properly enforced. Not
having had his attention directed to tin
condition of f
CONDITIONS ARE BETTER
Taft and Shontz Will Accompany
President When He Makes In-
Great Difficulty Found irv Dis-
Rfpublican Campaign "Litera-
ture Soon To Appear
SHERMAN SEES PRESIDENT
MAY VISIT *FORT. SILL
Secretary Taft and General Bell
, Planning Trip . i
AUTOMOBILES USED ON
WAUKOMIS RURAL ROUTES "
pe al to The State Cap
Washington, Aug. 13.
c< ompanted J•> Brigs.!ie
i.'ef of staff will make n
ion in tiio middle west ei
our of inspee-
Waukomis. (tk An
One Hundred Thousand Vis-1,
itctrs It Minneapolis
TO INSPECT GUARDSMEN
WELCOME EOR VETERANS
WORD PICTURES OF RECORD
OF REPUBLICAN PARTY
Lieut. Herringshaw is Detailed
For Work at Guthrie
COMFORT AND ENTERTAIN
MENT LOOKED AFTER
Some San I ranciseo Policy
Holders Are Losers
'[NO EARIHQUAKL CLAUSE
GERMAN INSURANCE COW-
IUR-1 MERGER PAJJY WILL NOT PAY LOSS
e of the
Oyster Bay, August 13.
Shorn* of the Jsthnnan canal
•non, h.iid after a vis.t to the
nl ;igamois Hill today that lie
the president a report up to d«
progress of the canal work in Panama.
The question of most importance now
■confronting the commission he aid, was
W e shall advertise at on e for -."<>>
Chinese laboieis n China.*' he said, "and
give laborers of that nationality a thor-
ough trial at the work. It has been re-
mitted that they will be more satisfac-
tory than any class of iafborers we have
: ial hit
complained of by Mr. | book which is
to go over
• president I
A STAND PAT DOCUMENT
Makes Prediction That Democrat?
• Will Make No Gains in Sixtieth
Congress in Spile of Fact That.
Roosevelt Helped Things Along
Two Years Ago—President Ap-
he left Sagamore it'll Hi -
_ Oi aanizations of Two Territories Ar(t,X7T. ,, Ac, nrrM Uf,TUmn
CAPTAIN CONEY IS IN LEAD . Likeiy t0 Umle at Meetmg ,0 AGENT HAS BEEN NOTIiED
Be Held at Ardmore—Orphans'
Home Fund „
Jay hawker Makes Aggressive Home Oflicials Are Putting Forth
Plea, Act of Providence"—
Campaign For National Com-
• mander and His Friends Are
Claiming Victory For . Him-
No Contest Worth Mentioning
CHOCTAW DIES AT 103
nri wiioni w• are soddng now to
l xient are very much better
the Jamaican negroes. "Wo shall
avor to have laborers of as many
nullities as we can get to work on
■ tn i! as it yj ... • :er than li i\ nig a
f fni' e of one nationally."
" ma n s-M oe« •• .-id : h 11 • :;e n«w
m . hovels ordered softie t n • ago
arriving on the Isthmus and were
g immediately installed. The d rt
coming out of Colebra cut bo rapid-
fiat gi-eat difficulty was being found
tn disposing of it. ,
The president's November trip to Pana-
; i w •• -us • I ; a
Shouts says that dbnd'tions on the Isth-
ii fs \\.i-e very much improved and that
•both Secretary Taft and himself would
go with the president when he makes his
Inspection of the work in N'ovemi • .
NORFOLK, VA„ SUFFERS
FROM SEVERE RAINS
Compere, the president and other ofll -ials! When speaker t'annon
of the administration were unaware of j man and other members .
the evasions of tlis*law. They investl- • sional commi ttee vls.i d
gated the companies of Mr. Gompers and ! several weeks ago certain
found Horn*1 of them well founded. On j handed . niln text bo(k
th< so they will ac:. The. law is to •be! deta 1 Mr. Sherman s
enforced conservatively and yet full* . j •"
wini" th« • -.I' j ,i.ii,u r "Hi.
Is not expected to meet all of the ox- | '
tremc demands of some of the leaders III '
j unionism, it is believed that Jhdt presl- P
<lent~and his associates have been sufli-
' n-li 11 . tnillill^ll nl the wi.-dieH ill).I ili> f - '
cuts of organised labor to — before the f
country on the record mud>-. No effort I 1
will be made to ^ropltiati i he extremists; *
hit! the thoughtful laboring i^ass it is j
bi lies I'd. will not consent^ to be led Into,
T . Aug. 13. The Iin-rgc
o Masonic grand lodges of Oklaii"
iid Indian Territory Mill the im
nt feantrc of the annual gran
session of Indian territory at Aid
more on August 14 and l.V As there .a
For Other Offices . j "« ••• iwt. gnn d io.is.-r i > or
I union of the territories In stui hoo
• ^ makes it compulsory to merge the tw
organisations and so far as the India
Minneapolis August U.—The rush of I territory masons are concerned, this wl
i. torn !11 this i l> for the annual cu- , In accomplish.-.I at next weeks me i
■ :i tmenl o I • ti rand Army of the fng. The Oklahoma territory mssot
continues unabated and the j win act on the same mailer when the
potrp ot li that the meeting wlUl annual grtnQ lodge meets, nexl Cebruai
#ihe most suoceasful ever heldjin all probability1 th< Oklahoma gran
Iraod Amu (According to tlie j lodgf «iii be merged into that ol India
of railroad men fully 100,0001 territory, the luter boitiK «h«- ..l.ler, hn
. .1 an I d«s<
Manager Makes Vigorous El-
fort to Protect Those Who Have
Taken Out Policies and Who
Lost in the Conflagration
I railway, against tlic tl> k.' - Ilpem of
' ■ ,iij,'iit .HI.I Uiu-ohi. N'.'b! v .- tod I .
.I. uled b. .) nUi KHrl llid • '*
>urt •ami 'lie injunction 1 • I for1
in tw> and tiue
j lodge of oklahoma
I home oft "in
' rti .
n to the oet.
and it is difflvu" im,|M,lf>!s The first lodge was organised
known as I he Flint lodge, and
town or Ktllw.lP
The Oklahoma grand lodge'
i mention fuivthi'ng that could be don
,. r m „ mom an J .-um fort ot l«l " '" r"rm'''1 *|'
. ■ , u hi. h lia- tell already bi ce pro-
id,.,! f,ir. N line im- committees have
Llttlefll Id, whO have been koIUv Of no
other crime than that of opposing tlie
ami-Injunction bill, which only a small
part of organized labor Is demanding,
and which the leadurs of both parties
unite In saying is not good ot; desirable
i' illation. The defeat of any one of
the tin n whom the Gompera following
are after would ln.no way Improve the
situation as It relates to the anti-injunc-
tion biy It is admitted by thoughtful
democrats that. If any should have a
majority In the next congress, they
would not think of putting such legisla-
tion on fite statute books.
cfeiy corner >n the business
the city is situated an "in-|
booth. ' A feature of .the
Incus that underlies the entire
ar done by the local e.nurtalji-
imittee la found in the ntimet
i - that are stretched along Isilh
il the down town streets. They
affairs, fasrflorted crudely out
ied plank, but they afford a
i Leo K li
Ilowod to i
HIGH GAINS AT SILL
o form the
J. ti. Mor- j ,. ,
tlKi "father I n n.
t in Ma ion . , hl,
[p ' "ifetT'd fll,m
at I'ort H|ll toil
At the hs
last election we had l't evident
Roosevelt on 4 the ticket and no real
democrat against him. For this reason !
we.carried a number of strictly demo*
cratb districts iha: we had no more •
right to than some on? besides the prea'- j
I dent had to Sagamore Hill. While we
j expect to lose some of these districts the
republican members who hold them now
are confident in every instance of the r
)MKS> IN I/HAD VI
j- £66 lodgei
UP TO ATTORNEY. GENERAL
Application of Mangum Made
Part of Legal Gri^t
was formed Ut# have bi
n lodges t< surrender their
Masonic Orphans' Home
j Indianapolis, Aug. .13. Manager j
'' V l • Aug 11. With almoal j Michael Klilljr of the MlUneapolla basa-|
t unprecedented rains for nearly two | ball team, today received a*t«legram|
rio:„!,s the record ->r the present sum- j from President (I'Brlen of the Atneric m, '
.III I W.us broken last night and today [ association, notifying him of his in-j
with.a tall of between four and t; i definite suspension pendink an lhves-!
A Club For the Laboring Class
Inches In the last twenty-four hoi
a In ' ill 1;.
eat traffic is tied- up.
roads and other empk
i"> at work early (,1ns tr
pelled to wade In sen
waist deep and condltii
s. Floods occurred
nd suburban street
>. Post office, rall-
loyes compelled to
result of the great fall of
water. Great damage to crops Is re-
porti 'I At lti< hinoinl. In. I>. ^
"was drowned while crossing Stagg rfuvk
hi.- five year-old son was saved by his
father placing hfm In a tie .
PASSENGER TRAIN KILLS
FOUR BOYS ON BRIDGE
Kllsabeth, N. J., Aug. 13.—Four boys
nlh under nlno years of age were strii< k
and killed by a train while walking
ic ross the railroad bridge over Broad
street in this city today. The bodies of
tow of them fell Into the crowded strwu
Mnid.st a number of women shoppers,
Htvcral of whom fainted.
if hie share in the recent
f gambling against Umpire
Owens. Kellcy immediately answered
by wire as follows: j club.
'You have no grounds for suspend- yoti '
lug me as manager of the Minneapolis 1 city,
dub, ex. ipt personal prejudice. Your J l"g
action In .this matter Is in line} the.
with your decisions In other cases in' Slu
which the Minneapolis club was Inter- have
ested. in suspending ma feefwa trial 8 on
you are simply taking advantage oflyout
your position as president of the A met- j s,l<
lean association, and you are hereby i back
notified that I shall take action Immed- bostc
lately to protecet my Interests. . ' Pi
(Signed > Show
"MK'HAiKL KBLl.KY. !
OVERFLOW OF BIG LAKE
CAUSES SEVERE DAMAGE
1 find it r
i again call '
that >ou are
them you kno
in .pal about
l good thing w
lie city itself Is decorated as tli
v man had made i; his ii< f
ness to see that ^Minneapolis looke l and. a rule, this
ti ■ • and besl Vtaff and bunt- igoval or obllteratli
are everywhere from roofs to side
ks and banners are swung In endles*
>ion acros the srteets. The decora-
, l.i \ is 11 as they nuw seem, are still
i r igress and they will he increased
• mormng of Wednaaflay, wiien j
luinen Ikmmm ol the city Willi * M " '■
in honor of the g'eat parade ]! l'"rl,"s'' n dthei.
he contest for national commapder is ' •'s'1 11 treasury, li
Wing warmer. # «lthough no great ,,l° home will cost aboul
. * * i ■ 11 of electioneering has so far been ,Pr 1 " r of tic ■
i.e. TVte friends of 'Captain P. II *^P« ■■ted hat ti
icy of Kansas are making what is lodges will •■•uitribute toi
wardly^the most aggressive impa-un consti m • ai and e iul|>n
■ ; i m to be fairly confident of tti•* ,n' 1 s fonseiiunit
• in of their man. Other candidates | r''": " 1 andldate for
, * minis are being strongly pushed ! the 'hat tendr
It B. Brown of Zanesvi le Ohio and 11 duifment In the w.i
las <; Barton of Mlsso There I will land the prist '
on teal north mentioning for any | grand lodge • masot
lie minof offices.
Private M K.
Fort Sam Ho
a I KaatC. Klrst c
TWO PASSENGER TRAINS COLLIDED
VAN DUYN MAY LEAVE
reply 'I,g lo a n il ■ I in'. , ,-w with
Theodore P. Shonts, chairman of the
Isthmus canal commission, relative to the
plan to employ Chine.^ roote labor in
the construction of tin* Panama canal.
The statement is an attack on Rlr.
Fhonts' accuracy concerning fads and
his knowledge of the law and i-harges
M o with Influencing congresu to aiiniil
the eight hour pnlncVple as applied to
•■anal work. Mr. Oompers reiterates
thai Mr. Phonts prom • 1 not t•> i
Chinese la.bor on the Isthmus.
FOD INTENSIVE FARMING.
J 11. Taylor bolleves in getting the
Tli t ht a out of Ins farm ne-u Sew
Aid and with object In viev# he Is pre-
paring to have water on hi- rri|>s
when ever he bo desires. He has t%
hundred acres on tils farm that he can
irrigate and he proposes to fix for It
nnd grow crops that will bring bettel®
pii.es than common bwatui "i hia
abllty to have the g. oils fresh on thu
luurkcL when thty arc scutxo.
Rogers. T. T.,, Aug. 1.1.— During the
Ilea > > i n i if I he past few di^
waters « f Byars i-tk« broke through
the big dam. causing much damage to i Vl
prupei lives if ore lost becauf- • 1
the people residing heow the resev«ir!''
had made provlson against such an tn- -111
currence. The break In the dam Was'"1
about seventy-five feet wide.
Tills lake was liullt by the Santa Ko ; >
railroad to supply its engines with watc "
Hud it covered about one hundred and jn
•Wi a 11 it land with an average dep- •'
th of about six feet. Thli lake at one 04
time covered about one hundred and slx-
' acres but the railroad company not
i; it • I i u a body of waier k- pl a '
man at the lake to siphon off the sur- I"'1
V#!||. • I'^e dam W.i> alin r tWent \ ' ■'
five feet high and u quarter of a mile kn'
long. It was about fifteen f« et through
at th baseband about six** feet at the
Th.- lake has an enormous water- 1
TELEGRAPH NEWS *NOTES
I.eaae Expires Soon and He Ex
pects to Locate at.Lawton - ■ . '
. ial • , .Sta-I. c.pim: p ,,
l.iwton. Ok . Aug. l::. Pred G. Van j ()r k
I'uyn. propria tor of the Itoyal hotel in put pu
ithris, will probably relinquish control pntsor
that hotel within a short time, and, fiom i
tiia . ncnte at laiwtoir where wnii 1!. L. I on ,
i:.i;• ■ 11 proprietor of the Can hotel In , )UK
WMilta, he will operate a new four I p^.,1 H
U-ory hotel recently constructed. The The i,
I 'wo h.a\e Just gjeft Lawton and are in- ,
thuslaatlc over the outlook. The open-
i■ . <r the big pasture will add an Im-i^. ,M
I p. ins to tin' growth of Lawton, and will
I the III W hotel I paying wntun ""
I red Van Dm n was formerly proprietor} ,
; ■' • " • «"iLi',
h one of the best known and popular j],-,,
4 n-c • in' • 11 w • t.
SHOT HI8 BROTHER. *
Special to the State Capital.
Boynton, I. T. Aug 13.—Through the
earless handling of a large calibre re-
vel \ e Ahile exi idling . shell young
man named Ylckery, ac« Idently shot
his brother. J R. Vickery. through th*
left thigh. The two young men named,
• • • Lii u in the Hay Held nc i
f'athii. I. T. The wound is nut a seri-
It Will s
us ,\ou're a
sure and ge
low us you mes
And you've V
\v .i \>' i-:i;1
i FOUR GIRLS DROWNED
nipeg. Mon . Aug 13.- Four
were drowned by the ca,
lug a tuiikvu luf.
d by the rstt
NEGRO CAU$E£) TROUBLE
i \Vorib Tera^. 'August 13.—Three j
, w• •• woundcd.on a crowded slec*
c«r enroute to a subarban aummcr ;
'■ r.ight w.ien a negro refused t-i
• a N iroBUO. Sheriff
l> . woodie of Red River, Texas,
■ car and requested
eqiiifrii his and wlrn
D1tiw oodlo pulK*l his
i is a ctub, but in strik*
i* - .-(tro .hi tho head the weapon
* rged. A # buBot 6Uuck il M
He lad Hudg 'is, pasehag t'jeotigh h«
r a e ««ro b'l'le^ W 'tui^-
: H. I Horn, the man being struck in
n and - i king her in th« I
I'jdle wao ane t«d.
ha\e the addit
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