The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 206, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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ax.thrie, oklahoma nove 1ber, 26, 1908
IWO HUNDRED BURN ON'
THE ILL-FATED SARDINIA
| MARSHALL AND EAGLE
FIGHT NEAR LAWTON
00 1HE WORK
PANIC AMONG PASSENGERS
High Sea and Shallow Gale Pre-
vented Rescue in Valetta Har-
bor—Fire Trapped Voyagers
1 Die By Scores in Sight of Those \
Unable to Aid.
VALETTA ISLAND OF, MALTA,
Kov. 25.—In sight of fig-htlng moil. a
anxious to render assistance and
while a high sua was running, it is
thought that no less than two hun-
dred passengers on board the steamer
Hardidia, of the Ellerman line perish-
ed in a fire which broke out shortly
after the vesi el cleared for Alexan-
dria here this aftornoon.
Thfl Sardinia was scarcely a mile
nff fJrand harbor when the first sign
, of fire appeared, but with a str :
continued ON PAOE 2, COLUMN /
I Seems to be Almost as Exciting to
I Capture Great Bird as to Kill
LAWTON, OKLA., Nov. 25.—Unit-
ed States Deputy Marshall Al Guff
knocked unconscious for a few a. -
onds by a monster eagle which had
shown a most puguacious disposition.!
The deputy marshal attempted to
grasp the daring bird which was
' sweeping , around him. The engle
turned on him with a stroke that laid
him out temporarily. He had several
companions who fired at the bird,
bringing it to the ground with a
broken wing. It was then captured
and is now on exhibition here. Goff.
a republican, says he has always
stood by the eagle but that he would
he hanged before he would stand up
to one again.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 24.-President
Roosevelt and family will enjoy their
usual old-fashioned Thanksgiving din-
rne torn -rrow. It will be n family af-
fair, and formality will bo dispensed
with. As usual, the turkey which will
hav< the plme of honor on the table was
supplied by Horace Voas, the Rhode In-
land man who has furnished the White
Honbird' ever in c Grant occupied
the executive mansion.
ANDREW'S BIRTH DA Y
W Vv-^v.*' vf-ri;
Country's Highest Officials
Witness Unveiling ot His
STATUE OF HEROIC SIZE
4 p. m. November, 25th.
4 a. m. November, 26th.
'My ■< ''
THANK G N 8 COL IB
Great City Feels Effect of Renew-
ed Prosperity and Consequently
Prepares for Real Thanksgiv-
N;:w YOl IK. Nov. 31.—Thanksgiving
will i e celebrated today throughout
York more generally than last year
r tno year before, probably owing, to
11 fart tiiat business has shown mark-
d improvement since the election. Bus-
iver to tli'
es mi the churehes
clpal feature < f the morning
v\]\ be unusually i
poor of the
city will be lei
the Salvation At
. i* ht
r charitable organizations.
and other societies
ic day will also observ
•d In all
Mid charitable Ins
tals and asylums.
T '• lm-
H*lis Island will n<
t Ikj for-
o many of the tt:
rk. y was
■•moon larce bands
■fins from the poor d 1«11 i
s of the
t side, clad In improvised
•s are expected
stre^tn and enjt
it interference on
feoiirtV.' at Phiiadel-
Dickineon vs. 1 m ' vette, at Easton.
Gettysburg vs. Franklin ind Marshall,
at Lancaster, Pa.
Pennsylvania Slate vs. W. U. P., at
. University of Missouri vs. University
of Kansas, at Kansas City.
Carlisle Indians vs. St. Louis 1'niver-
t. . nt St. Louis.
I*diversity of Oklahoma vs. Washburn
College at Topeka.
. Haskell In.Mans vs. Creighton Univer-
sity. at On^aha.
1 i.i\ M>it\ of Nebraska vs. Wabash
College, at Lincoln.
Knox fo.'ege vs. Lombard College, at
j l i !'••• I'niveralty v?\ Ames, at Dc.
University of South Dakota vs. Morn*
Ingside at Slous City.
Kansas Agricultural vs. c.dorado Ag-
ri-iltdral. at Manhattan. Kas.
Huron College vs. South Dakota State
< Tolleere. a* Huron, S. D.
Kansas State Normal vs. Missouri
State Normal..at Kmporla. Kas
Ohio State University vs. Kenyon. nt
Georgetown vs. Washington and Lee,
at Washington, T> C.
Case School Vs. Western Reserve Un
Iverslty, at Cleveland. I
Miami univerait;. vs. Kentucky, at | For Last Time Have Thanksgiv-
Denver University vs. Colorad .
Colorado Springs, Col. > General Holiday.
1 Mvidaon College vs. Virginia Military!
Institute, at Lynchburg, Va. . I WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 21. All of
tie members of President Roosevelt's
family will return home tomorrow for
their iast Thanksgiving Day In the
Vanderbilt vs. Sewanee, at Nashville , s\ House. At the executive m«n-
tlniversitv of South Carolina vs. Clt- i .'-Ion as in other departments of the gov-
adei. at Charleston, S. C. eminent service the day will be made
University of Georgia vs. Auburn, at 0f , holiday as p< .-li,le. The
Montgomery, Ala Si , and rlerks have b*en glv.-n
Washu gton I'nlversity vs. ,Tul
University, at New Orleans. hi>a, i s0 spent in his offlre in ti
Clemson College vs. Georgia Tech., al f,,.f.nooii. will shut up shop, as he says.
Atlanta, Q|. : , j prepare to spend * the remainder . ,t"
University of Texas vs. Texas A. & M. tl,,, holiday with his family In* the af
at Austin. * t.-noon the president will leave the
William and Mary vs. Hampden-Sid- W hite Houso long enoug t o attend
r.ev. at Newport News, \'n. laying of tin .Mine - on- for tli?
Mercer University vs. Howard College, , v x hullding that is to be
at Macon. Oa. .,,t«d at Tw« ft h and S st -As
University of Alabama vs. University ,
"'JSr/NtSl;, V, n,. pittsburg's birthday
v«r-itv .f Vi ii.i., .1 I!! I i grandly celebrated
Pose Taken From General's Re-
turn to Field at Battle of Cedar
Creek, Shouting- to Defeated
Men to Turn Back.
WASHINGTON, No\ 2.'., With
military pomp and splendor an hero-
ic statue of General Philip Henry
Sheridan was unveiled in this city to-
day. The president of the United
States and members of the cabin t,
the diplomatic corps, justices of the
Supremo court of the United Stairs
Senators, • Representatives in Con-
gress, veterans of the Civil war a*ud
many others prominent in social lifa
as well i-s a large concourse < f in-
zons wero present. Thousands f
soldiers of the regular army and .«f%
the National guard and United States
marines and Bluejackets from the
Navy wore assembled as a tribut' to
the dashing soldier of thr* Civil w.-ir
whose effigy wa« displayed to the
public gaze for the first time In this
The statue, the work of Gutz u
Borgluin was admired by . ver.vone
who saw it. It represents General
Sheridian on horseback, his steed be-
ing shown In a position of action
rather than standing placidly as is the
Cfise with so many of the equestrian
statues of this city.
The statue is one and three quar-
ters times larger than life and depicts
General Sheridian nt thr age at trhlfch
he performed his greatest deeds. The
pnse is taken from the occasion wh n
he returned to the field at the Rat-
tle of Cedar Creek. He had b mi de-
feated by General Early and as he
reins in his hors he turns to his
men, waving his hat in hand a nff
shouts to them to turn back. H> Is
mounted on his celebrated horse Rio-
nsl. The stim of $50.non was approp-
riated hv Congress for the statue
which Is said to contain more molten
brass than ever before*cast In this
country. The piece Is 12 feet long,
S feet wide and as comp'eted the i :i-
and tie- pr« i" 11 ,jr<> hnast piece Is 14 feet in height.
n n 1 s ° r Especial Interest was given the oe«
caslon by the presence of the widow
of the dashing soldier and her s« n
Lieutenant Phil. Sheridian. of t'-^
Army. The statue was unveiled h.*
Mrr. Sheridan herself pulling the*c< r l
that held the drapery In place.
The statue is lo'ated In the ni nt
fashionable residential section of *
city, in what is known as Sherl linn
ROOSEVELT FAMILY WILL
or Last Time Have Thanksgiv-
ing Dinner in White House—A
LINCOLN* MEM DRIAL.
Granfte Edifice Will Mirk His
What I Am Thankful For
City Is Century and Half of A^e
I PITTSBURG, pa. Nov. !B.—Pitta-
Lurg was 1 "iO \ ■ ars old toda\ i".l the
continued on hA F. 2, column t
TKHI V 'Tbat I will s i>n have a Unu?
resi. v. l. 11 n -thfhg to do 'mt run the
Lnit<d States senate and Ha-vard T'nl
vrslt>. edit tbp Outlool^. write books
and magazine articles at a dollar .1
word iravel I 1 Uurope and kill all the
big gamp 'n Africa."
"That the Whit-
NI'.W VC :K. N
, ,ini, . • i• i- ' <•*>•.- f solid hlrj l a h tub, ad w i-b d.w.rs
, ... n, v i! ,"i li th> lilri''>'a>'o. 'if -o-
uncoin Mt Hodm,vm«. Ky.' ,'YAN'-"For 11"> rha"t"'"'a"
according to t « plana jW completed wit
1 >' *th< Nntionnl Uncoin M.Wi:,! gMBSMAX%lf ^,,*2 8hw(h,„ "That
^vsii.-i'ition. The corner "tone of tm. , ,,,n ni)turc „.r,r,tlR anfl nnnMnialva
magniilcent memorial w'U be laid °nianywaXi and don't mind It
I'Vbruary 12, "of
ilia! annlvrsnry of Lii
r. * -nr.i 1 •
i about it."
'Nothing I am
Sunday. Dir. 6. Will 3e Observed, kev«.-
Throughout Country. J :NR pRns.
NKW YORK. V" * lid l'r- , time."
\\ r .n\(i FAVO. 'Tl-.at I am 1 \e«-
dnrian—considering t he price of tur-
"Hetter luck next
hv Klks thr
KHW.VRT> VlT. "Thai
j rift** Is still good i n K>
I yetghhor "Bill floes have
he king busl-
gland, even if
ARTM'l Til!': DAMN1 !' "I'
biggest crop of Young Turks t
country ever had."
rs meeting in
the stuffing, ou
vlth all the lar
didn't I kno.
and get awa
ALL THE FISHES.—"That
giving Day doesn't fall on Fr
HKARST. "That there are ■
*tters In existence and anotla-r im
paign is coming "
KE11N, formerly of Bryan A Kern.
"Well. Just see what T have escaped."
THAW. "Tlfat I am becoming a<••
tomed to b^lng cra«v "
FNCLE .TOE 'Tlat'T can sill Stan.
- ' N0W YORK. Nov. 2f> Andrew Carr.*gi' , wl ■> '• " earned f • himself ti •
title of the world's most n ted philanthropist rani to! 1st, wis sevent: -a \t is
old today. Thanks to bis simple life and regular hablH Mt 1 arnegie Is In the
i njoyment of excellent health. I>esplte th whiteness of hit, hair and board he
might easily be mistaken for a man of sixty y a s < r young'i. Ill drvotion
to g>olf and other forms of outdoor recreation ins kept 1 im in the in hi of phy-
It m estimated that Mr. Cann ■ i ^ p.iblic benetartlons thus far In I 09
amount to about $1.\000.fi00, ^Jn li * • up hi« mind that It It not jr." «1 to
die rich he ha* given wa> a total f aboir ^ o,ni)it.(KiO of bis co 1 fortune
atid he d' dares he U "'in ready to give. Notwithstanding the generoua hahd
frltl- which he has Scattered his millions fo* tin ben ' of ti people ri both
Bid's of the Allan* I ti* to apj« n ti ^ • • of Mr ia 1 in<
V it' . __i
Strange Compjaint of Chief Mitchell
Cannot Find Poor People in Guthrie
w x t
Chief ot' l'olii'O Mitchell met ll«'V. Paireliilds a dnv or so rro nml entered the stranircst coin-
plaint that inis probably ever been hcnul in thi* coonty. The chief explained* that the < sntral'
Sohool and othera had prepared aad were pmpiatns Thankegitlng dinneni for poor people of the
fit % but that he rotildn't find the poor people, lie applied to Rev. l-'itirebels to assist him with
Poverty has i.lmoxt e. hm .1 to he a fuel in C.utlirio. extreme starving jioverty TheS> are poof
people There, hut onlv the fewest casn of hart-hreaking destitution. Those who wish work have 110
difficulty in getting it; those who will not work do not find the eity congenial. There is less drunk-
enness in Guthrie than any other town in the state of proportional population.
When ii is considered that in a city of 23,000 a careful search must he made to find people
who need a Thanksgiving dinner; that the poor people are of so small numbers that, beneficent peo-
ple cannot find an object for their beneficience the claim of tatt city to being a good town must
be carefully considered. From points of prosperity, prospects, health Guthrie is the Capital City
Ided at the
RICH AND POOR PROVIDED
People of Chicago Feel That Thejr
Have Something to Be Thank-
ful For—Turkeys Are High.
• •••IIICAGO. n.T,, " i T Ildtx
expression to ti.";:
e. The pri"e of
that does not seen
hose wo can affor
d( r to r.-many. Th muni will b- ,
b\ the Pittsburg orchestra
It Will Ee Dedicp d Todiy a'
AXDKRPONVII i.K. 01.. ' ■
ovn an.l for tli one
' !\ '
tinn Army and th
a are. as usual, th
tb • monumv^i
s provided a bou
atner fer the lnm
i>jne kind of ■■Tr\
Day of Thanks in the
Churches of Capita! City
several -• ial T!,.i
In the CJuthrle ehurchi
rgrdanrf with the
ipiseopal church Im
•en years, ulways Inviting th
, iuii. There Is always at
the last fo
i will also be conduct,
tiif Baptist church al
t'l hold a
services will bH
the Thanksgiving sermon.
musical program ha> b-.-n iai..i«",
here also, and there v til be several
'icii'1 ■ tionfilnbciri arul
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Greer, Frank H. The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 206, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 26, 1908, newspaper, November 26, 1908; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc126885/m1/1/: accessed October 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.