The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 218, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 10, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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WASHINGTON, Deo. 9.—Fore- *
Disbursements Exuded Re-
ceipts in Eiscal Year End-
ing July 1, 1908.
PANIC WAS THE CAUSE
Monetary Stock in Trade of Coun
try Has Increased 263 Millions
and Interest Bearing Debt
Shows Gratifying Decrease
Suggests Conference of World'
Ministers of Finance
WASHINGTON. Dec. S.—The annual
report of Mr. Cortelyou, secretary of the
txmsury "was submitted to the president
annual report of Mr. Cortelyou, the
,.. Totarv of the treasury, shows a rever-
sal of oondltlons for the fiscal year 1WW.
as compared with the fiscal year for
;<Kf7. For the latter year the receipts
were $84,336,&8« in excess of the disburse-
ments. For the fiscal year 1S0R the dis-
bursements wen, jr>8.070.;« hi excess of
the receipts, due to business depression
and increased appropriations. Fortun-
ately. the report says, the available cash
ibaiance at the beginning of the fiscal
lyear -was $272,061,445.
The treasury was called, upon In th •
Mutter part of October. 1S ?, to render as-
sistance In a financial panic which start-
led in New York City and which *radu-
a«y extended over the entire country
Ttiroueh treMury operations dur.nK this
flnanolal disturbance the amount of pub.
Lie deposits with the banks reached -3r,,-
!U.iSl on Novcnvber 80th. MOT. and on
December 27. WOT, the maximum of 1*9.-
S w,s attained, after which It was
[decreased to ^ the ot
Uhe month. _ . ...
Furttrer withdrawals decreased this
.amount to IIM.SW.!*. en November Id.
At fie beclnnns of the present
^T vear there wes a freer circulation of
Loney and lsrce "mounts were returned
;,n ltw financial centers and ^
'depositaries volutarily returned to the
treasury a part of their holdings of pub-
He deposits amounting In all to approx-
I Imateiyf our mini, n .dollar, A further
withdrawal of public money from deoosj
i i 4 i i
X cast for Oklahoma—Rain or snew t
.f. Thursday. J
ANOTHEtt BIS BLOCK
WEINBERGER, TO BUILD
Exchanges Transfer Business for
Valuable City Property and
Will Erect at Once Big Brick
Yesterday Mose - Weinberger,
through M. Luther West, the real es-
tate man, traded his big transfer busi-
ness to W. R. Paulson for the three
lots and frame livery building just
west of Trabands, on East Oklahoma
avenue. The real estate was valued
at $15,000. Paulson bought it two
years ago for $11,000. It is considered
a bargain now at $15,000. Mose trans-
fers only his teams, wagons and
transfer out-fit. He retains the big
storage building, which he bought
some time ago. .
Mose says he will erect a big brick
building soon on the Pau'.son lots. He
owns a lot of Guthrie real estate and
has faith that Guthrie will steadily
grow and make a fine city. —The best
in the state.
THE KANSAS HERMIT. -f
TOPEKA, KAN8., Dec.9.—Gen- *
end Hugh Cameron. known as !•
"The Kansas Hermit" died to- !■
night of appolexy In a local lms- J-
nltal. He came here yesterday t
from Lawrence to attend tin- fun- -f
eral of A. H. Case, an old friend, -f-
SP0KE 17SOCIETY LAST NIGHT\ LEGISLATION
«fr i -f
Conventicn Hall WorK Fro-
yresses With tat Rapid-
ity5 No hitch Po-Sible.
PREPARING THE FURNITURE
IN FULL BLAST AT OMAHA
Buildings Cover Three Blocks
and Contain Varied Exhibits of
Grasses and Grains, Beside
Tools With Which They /-re
OMAHA. NBI!.. T>«c. —With formal
exercises in which the governors of halt
a dozen stales and a number of other
distinguished men took part the National
Corn Exposition was opened in Omaha
today, to continue until December 19.
The exposition is undoubtedly the steal
est display of corn and kindred products
of the soil ever seen In this country.
The exposition buildings cover three
city blocks. Tn these buildings are dis-
played samples of corn, alfalfa and o her
groins and a variety of other exhibit*
such as improved farm machinery and
Implements. The exhibits come from
many parts of the United States and
some from Canada and Mexico.
! cTeal displays from Texas. Minnesota
Illinois, lows, the Pakotas, Kansa". Ne-
'brnska and Oklahoma are especially lHige
r-^rzr* the agricultural college,
and experiment stations In the different
states Is Illustrated hv interesting exh b-
lls. riurlnK the ten days of the exp ■
there will he dally lectures on corn-grow-
ing and kindred subjects by representa-
tives of the rnltod Stales Department
M ON THE DtADBEAT
WANT LAWS AGAINST HIM
Present Statutes Covering Exemp-
tion and Collection Fauley and
Merchants Have Too Little Re-
course in Case of Bad Debts.
OKLAHOMA CITY. OKL.A llec. .
-An appeal for co-operation and fund,
lias been sent out from the offh e of set -
retary of the Oklahoma Federation "f
Commercial and Industrial (irgan zatlons
to all the commercial orKanly.Alions in
the state. The letter also sets forth
that active work Is planned to secure
both original and remedial legislation
during the forthcoming session of the
suite legislature, an.l ipoints especially
tc. the colleetlbn and exemption laws
which now are declared to be destruct-
ive of credit and a serious handicap to
the merchants of the state. On this
noint the circular says:
"The present exemption and collec-
tion laws are faulty In an extreme de-
er,... what business man does not know
that,' from a large portion orpeoplewio
h,lv on credit lie cannot collect his hill
Car Line to Hall Will Be Com- „„iess the party indebted is pe^"?
menced Next Week, Extending 2. column
Oklahoma Line Straight to the
Building and Meeting Warner
Work on the convention hall, which | , _
and a* number of ^tate officials' is pr o- MEMORIAL SERVICE HELD
greasing s«> rapidly that there is now j —
not tiit- slightest doubt but Hull il \ ill
be ready for occupancy Janjary >. iis
provided with the construction comjai.y.
1 For some time there was fear that the
street railway company would be unable
to get contemplated extension to the
hall completed before the first of the
year owing to the fact that >;ut9 were
many details to be worked out and
which were delayed owing to the iact
that a transfer of the street railway hold-
ings was under consideration, but
doubt of the extension was set at rest
yesterday by the announcement made oy
j W. Shartel representing the capita.-
Ists who own the Guthrie lin. s to the
tffect tliat the work of extending tn i
city lines up to the convention hall
would be taken up early next week.
Criminal Court of Appeals De-
votes Session to Honoring Mem-
ory of Late Assistant Attorney
General of Oklahoma.
In the convention hall of the I®"® Hotel
yesterday afternoon there were neld ev
trernely impressive memorial :serv.c^in
Lew!!)1 former° Asslsta nt attorney ge.^er-
,.1 t the state. The services were con-
l! 1 bv the criminal court of appeal.-.
Ittaruev General fliarlcs West
ed the principal address and owing t
the fact that he had long been associated
'with the deceased )tl* remarks we...
juiu oe lu4vcu up "■ -■••• i \ , n.inressTVp and eloquent. On
The line to the hall will extend that partictilarb ™pr t pj-.^idlng Judge
on Oklahoma avenue from Oak street t«> behalf of th _ . IS fl,uowed : y
the approach to the west entrance of.Furman responded, lie
tP't 3«J jfrt ■
J* !? • ."3f:V
WILSON )i- '
1 .Present Session f( Co ^ess
,j j to Pdy Greal Allni.i ;i io
PRESEIIT SESSION TO PAY
GREAT ATTENTION 'CO
OKLAHOMA TRIEE j.
DRAINAGE ME \SURI
KiK'V YORK T)ec. 9.—What promised to be tuo lares
the Soidhtrnv Society of New York will by he!d tor u:ht
The affair will he the twenty-third annual h.imi • ■ >t
tropnlis. nr. Wood row Wilson J "
"Conservatism. True and *alse • U,' ''
sons of Yesterday and Today, and 1 i- a
on "Stonewall Jackson.
dinner In the history of
t the Waldorf-Astoria,
southerners of the me-
sity. will spt-oH on
PLA NON FOOT | WILL TALK
McGuire Has Bill in P. oparation
to Provide Bill fox- Drainage
of Oklahoma Overflow .Lands,
Inclvding Often Ranant Cotton-
wood :n Guthrie.
The Indian citizen of Oklahoma Is to
recelv' an unusual amount of atten-
| tli.n during the present slvrt term of
congress, if the plans •« ruaii 1 b>'
Congressman Bird S. McQuirc. .ml of
the Oklahoma delegation, mater.allie.
of till legislation Is pending ill
having be u laid ovir
«a ; . s- ion. i i in fact the
,, ,i ,i. rv^mA ' W ish
Guest of Honor of Chicago
Ass'n. of Commerce Banquet
the ha'll' and from that point will be run
north on Park street where it will join
I |the Warner avenue line thus making
a loop over which two cars will he run
bverj aevei minutes from the Union eta-
,tion thus g ■. ing easy and quick transpor-
1 Under the agreement with the street
| car company a permit has be *n granted
to run the line, temporarily on to Cap-
ital hill so that those who go to tne leg-
islature will not be forced to walk mope
than one hundred feet after having the
•ars before they enter the building. Ste"l
(poles viill be used of Capital Square
and the ties buried so that only the
rails appear above the surface of tin
grounds and thus allow of complete park-
The temporary arrangement regarding
the laying of tracks on the s amre v.is
made so that in the future when the
state builds n permanent home the .-ntir-j i
'grounds may be used for the purpo? \ |
State officials yesterday gave instruc-
tions to contractors to prepare to furn-
ish the necessary floor co/eilng and to
prepare the lagislatlve furniture so that
it can be installed the amount the leg-
islative halls are ready for occupancy
TO PRESERVE THE
Lake States Association Will
Carefully Plan Campaign for
• of the
Clerk of the supreme court,
nfthe comduskuV oJ the exercl.es the
"dfielairer1 the le-
gal department of the state of Oklaho-
John W. Gates and Chicago andi - ti 1<-
Pittsburg Financiers Plan $2.-
000,000 Show to Winter at Bliss.
Title to Property Passed
Pittsburg and Chicago capitalists,
chief among whom is John W. Gates have
consummated a deal whereby they have
acquired title to the 101 ranch prope,
-i.. th*. rlrni«t Di OO
Agree, Conversation Deals Cnl;
With General Frinc'plea Ic-
volved—President Elcit Sees
with Ileep sensibility the ! 'rganlie a circus which shall be tne bio
— ;-v T,:" Z ToSSTT. SSWW5 SS TUST
move the court that these resolution-., The financier.
I . .k«
CLUB WILL USE
J. P "Morgan JIC
o the court tnai " • .. Ua_. Mr Gates having left Gal-
•nt.Ted upon the minutes of the pro- , to Chic * ' y and fu„ details of ' u-lr
ledlno of this court Tntentlon. will b. given cut after their
arrival there. he ad-
it ts known however that the h -
nuarters of the great new ;• ow will be
at the 101 Ranch and he winter quri
ters will be esta 'her<;- _
STATE TOURNEY FOR
RIFLE SHOT^ PLANNED
Guthrie Club. Coached By Cham-
pion Herr, Back of Movement.
tournament " '
at a meeting held
year ago, at which the
Mich, and Minnesota were
officially r. pvc •nted. This v. ir Indiana
Pc-nnsyivania, New York. lllicoi> an >
ontario were invited to join
, i.artI pants in . .•enferene"' in-
ve also sent repre-
protect Ii'u and preser-
•atn will probably bo in-
>.«• sites this winter of
f the various states In-
m is osiiro
HOW MANY DID HE KILL?
Confessed Himself That Killings
Had Reached Number Beyond
Memory-Will Die for Murder
of Richard Foreman.
CH VTTANOOOA, Tenn . De^. 0 —
romorrow is the date fixed for the ex.-
• i,tion in the Chattanooga J«H nf I'a'id
) Kdwurds. the man who caused a sen-
.atlon at his trial lust summer hv de-
larlug that lie had kl'led so nvuiy men
in his time that he could not remember
the exact number.
The (time for which l'dwards is to pav
the .lentil penalty was the murd. r ..f J.
\V Davis, a foreman in the employ 01
William J. Oliver, the railroad contra.-
tor. ' Tlie crime was committed las
March and was of a most brutal charac
ter. « .
Prior to the killing of Puvls n numb-
of men had fallen victims to Kdwardi
ready gun. A number of the
gro -s and in most cases he e^
out punishment. It is believ
victims numbered at least s
\V. Ittivls. the wido-w
had asked pernilssio
ith-trflp when Kdward
„ state sportsm
be held in this city tw • '
30th and :ilst and it is
there will be preser
rack s^ots ol th
champion shots of t i,undreil
. „ IH he on hand almost a I
iBBlonal shots from all parts ot
crowded with conferences anil
ungagements. The Important feature
wis a conference with Speaker Can-
non, which caused an arrangement
for the republican members of tin
house committee on ways and means
t,, meet Mr. Taft tonight. It also %v:.s
arranged that at the conclusion ol
this conference a statement should i
Inuad ti make knowti what the
t„,i1 ■ i...th • f tii 1 1 1 * '
the committee is to be respectln* the
forthcoming revision of thi turiif. j
Mr, Cannon called upon Mr. Talt
upon the latter's Invitation.
It is understood that very little was|
said between the prcsldr.it-elect and
the spi aker concerning the details of
the proposed tariff legislation but
thai the conversation ilea t with the
broad principles Involved in that leg-
I isiatlon They proceeded upon the ex-
\ press understanding that th< \
come together as the representatives
,,f two co-ordinate branches of the
government and whatever of differ-
ence In details In till
velop If any, todays i
the friendliest basis.
After the conferen
tended the meeting
trustees of the Jeat
education of the nei
<„,• and demand' tn be ntude.
The sum tolul aificts practlca y ev-
,rv Indian tribe in tlir- entire state.
The most Important Indian legisla-
tion, left over from .he hist -ti
Mtid pending now In conference, would
remove ail restrictions from ih. nu-
merous reuiant* of tribes now living
within the conllnes of the no-cal d
Quajiaw nation, located in the ex; -, inn
northeastern corner of the stab H>re
live the only survivors of the Quapaw,
Wyandotte. Peoria, Modoc. Ottawa,
Shawnee. Miami and Seneca tribes,
on,... as powerful as any tribes in the
I iilteil States, they have dwindled to
hut a handful and are now living
.1 that his
of his last
Guthrie <"iun Cluo ^
movement and being coa> h«"l 1"
llam 1 lerr. of this city, who Is the
pi„n shotgun expert of the wnr
,,f the principal reasons p ■
tendance ef sportsmen from all
(h„ fnlted Stnte
• ti^h will "b# l,,r"
„r,.,e e. 1'^;' — '
FRISCO AT ENID
ling titles Will
Vat«nnnl Cnunfll of
"" I GAMBLING AT
I plans perfected
Great Additions at New Division
aid tint rM;it!>
111 Via lit
ALVAS' GREAT TIME
TArA. Pec. 9.—Preparations are 1
de for a great time Friday and 1
when the Farmers' lustltu
tfon and school board
nvPPT,MTi w. 1 he wenslon her
^1.1 hav thlrty-Hv
Allison Lake Lepse Renewed
One Touted Second Messiah ^
John Sharp Not to Be Found
■i Injured Bystander, Muskogee Man, Believed
to Be Improving
i M-spltai I/ouis Pratt
Sharp and father of t - •
lied. Is lying on his «•'>!
utated at the k'i s
THE LATE A. P. BUUJBIWS
•hi. f has 1
the Hilcag.. A:
taiiuit and l'iniiKuo were disc
., • pierpont Mei -,,1 wes ti, -rues. Of honor at -t i
,,r Cnmin-r..'. held lit ihe ^idh Hum Il-'tel. Pivem.
rep,,.,,,;. ia,u.a. T..^, rei imKt «.! «.
DEMOCRATIC MEETING. ,
1 v.i.-\v YOltK. !'«« Plans o„
oriite eealc have com.Hete,, t.y the N„
,-«imdlnn lety of New York for Us an- ,., ... ,
,,,,,.i I.muiuet at Uelmnntc'i's tonlKiit- ^ Ml'1!';
specta 1 f*■ 111ure or >e I
(J,*. eomnietnoratlon of the three hun-• |>
will I ",an tor a continuous e mpa!«n between | Jredt|h °Jf 'i'^akX "t ln-|rl"ri
l«vl.„lv ent«uWl W tH. MethodleteLow %£££ mutation ,«1 b. heard.
of this place, *
OnKENHBORO, ALA . Her. 9.-Metho-
illst nilti'lTers. Mid Invmen
anil westirn Fierltla are me.
today In their annual c ^
mombershU, of the conference, lai and
clerical, Is ovrr 300. nnd the
WASHINOTON, Dec. 9.—Delegates to
the convention of the National Ueino-
| eratle I.« aiue today entrreu upon tlie
| real business ,.f the s. s,.l,in. which l to
let In I'ls brain. He pi i -
■ ., timWff is divinely ituldiHl and upheia
i. , 11 "lis denunt ia tion >f uj*
Ills religious faith ♦
Mr Pratt And h«r 'r
nnmM-.. ire detained at poh«<
•r H ■ rp is in is U
,n added to speaking of the d'ntl- of I i'a
I>.iiiceman calmnly assert I' VVH" b H . 1 .' ' f ,
ti tie two women and tn«
the most s« ponce > y will
ryJ"e'eh« il.h nn.nter live est.,.
chance .1 + ^"CarVf^'we'i'- m h. d
olC auUu^r^riJ.hot'tCuUjior Invest,aatloa. 1
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Greer, Frank H. The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 218, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 10, 1908, newspaper, December 10, 1908; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc126899/m1/1/: accessed May 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.