The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 55, Ed. 1 Friday, June 25, 1909 Page: 1 of 10
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GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA JUNE 25. 1909, TEN PAGES
$13,000,000 FUND CREATED TO
OF UNITED STATES
BUREAU IS BANKRUPT
Ready To Suspend Business Nexv
Wednesday Had Not Money
At Arms And Deputies Had To
Scout For Quorum
WASHINGTON, June 24.—On the
eve of the expiration of the
curren fiscal year, the house today
authorized an emergency appropriation of
ten million dollars for defraying the ex-
penses of taking the 13th decennial cen-
In presenting the bill for that purpose
Mr. Tawney, chairman of tho committee
on appropriations, explained the situa-
tion with respect to the permanent cen-
sus measure still in conference and an.
nounced unless tho money was forth
Coming the census bureau would be
Compelled to suspend all business next
Wednesday. Notwithstanding this warn-
ing the bill met with much opposition
end It was only finally passed after Mr.
Macon of Arkansas, had forced a roll
cajl on a point of no quorum.
To get the members for this vote the
sergeant- at -arms and his deputies
scoured the eapltol under orders of Speak
er Cannon. Members reached the cham-
ber }n droves. About 80 of them were
found comfortably seated In the senate,
listening to the tariff debate,
A bill was passed making Scranton,
Mississippi a sub port of entry.
Adjournment was taken at 3:07 p, in.
until Monday next.
BATTLESHIP FLF^ sILL AGAIN RENDEZVOUS AT HAMPTON ROADS
«iKQUTO THE WORL
REAR ADMIRAL, -RICHARD
LETTER OF REGRET IS READ
BY JUDGE DOYLE
RAIN KEEPS MANY FROM
GROUNDS BUT ATTEND-
MEMBE R S
Judge Baker is Paid High Tribute
By His Colleges—Was Member
Of High Tribunal For Criminal
Charges and Valued Member of
In the last session of the Criminal
Conrt of appeals, just at tho retirement
of Judge Baker, Judge Doyle at the re-
quest of Presiding Judge Furman on be-
half of the Court paid the following
tribute of respect to the retiring member
of that bench:
Dear Brother Baker:—
We iannot allow your active particl
pation in the work of this Court t<
terminate with the adjournment of to-
day, without some simple expression of
our sincere regret as well as of our af
fectlonate regard and deep respect.
Upon the creation of tho Criminal
Court of Appeals, we were called with
you to organize the new court. You
ime here with high reputation, Justly
deserved by a distinguished career a
practicing lawyer. In several states and
a Judge in your native state of Ohio.
You were the only member of this court
having prior experience as a Judg<
How well tho members of this court hav
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WASHINGTON, June 24.—Hampton
Roads will again be tho rendezvous 'for
Iho mighty American battleslUp fleet
T.'hU'l] made the now famous cruise
• round the world. Tho entire squadron
will assemble in the roadstead next
week, wnen the summer maneuvers will
)figln. It Is planned to cruise along the
Vew England coast, the four divisions
dividing their time at JProvincetown, Bos-
ton, Marble head, Gloucester, ftockport,
Portsmouth, Booth Bay and Eastport.
Many changes have taken place in th3
squadron since the world girdling cruise,
both in its personnel and in the ap
nnce of the ships, all of which have been
in dry dock and have undergone
plete overhauling. When the battleship
Connecticut reaches Hampton
Rend Admiral Seaton Sehroeder
Heve Rear Admiral Wainwright
id of the fle
MURDER WAS BRUTAL
TAKEN BY M E X10 A N 2 j HEARING NEXT TUESDAY
J°M"J°Pkin* C°"V1Cted WlfeIEverybody Eeiow The Ri° Grande'Secretary of State Cross Fixes
Murderer From Lawton Seeks: Observed Birthday of St John
High Criminal Court Alleges j The Bapfc'ct—Custom Calls For
Paul Seigel, Father of Elise Seigel
and Mabel Seigel Cousin of Dead Girl
His Charges of Venue Dinied
And Not Given Opportunity
John Hopkins, convicted of killing his
wife, Anna Hopkins, at Lawton, on Oc-
tober 2y, 1907, and sentenced to hang on
July 2, today appealed his case to Hie
rlminal court of appeals. Hopkins'
principal grounds of appeal are tho court s
refusal to grant him a change of venue
And his allegation that he wits not given
suflicient opportunity to present hi*
The murder o- which
convicted was a partlcu
and his wife had separated after he
had been Kent to Jail at Kingston. Mo.,
laultlng her. When his term ex-
pired he followed her and found her at
me of her sister in Lawton. He
attacked her first with a butcher's
leaver and after felling her to the
ground with that weapon, he pried open
tor mouth with tho handle and p
rarbolie acid down her throat.
One John Hopkins has already been
hanged for murder In Oklahoma sine
statehood. He was executed at Miami
for the murder of his sw eetheart I e*i i
General Warship On That An-
of Mexico, Juno 24.—Today was
observed throughout the republic as an
universal holiday, when those bathed
who never bathed before those addicted
to the habit bathed, the more—all In
honor of the birthday of John the Baptist
who Inaugurated the baptismal r'.tu some
in the river Jordan.
Date for Petition Contest—Pet-
itions With 30,000 Names Will
Be Examined And Passed To
k IT fl T
II Ill I i I
VICTIM'S SKULL CRUSHED
AND HER WEIGHTED BODY
CAST INTO RIVER
PROMINENT SOCIETY MARTO
PHILLIP WILLETT LECTURES
Mysteries of Under Life of Loti
don—Says America is Greatest
And Sewer Dwellers Eloquent-
Although the Weather Man seemed
against the Epworth assembly and sent
rain all morning and until the middle
of the afternoon, his utter disregard for
the pleasures of the visitors was scoffed
at, and, while the attendance was not
large as it might have been, *wve
attended the sei
ment at Island
ed the raindrops and
day of the encamp-
I Electric park yes-
Wife Of Wealthy Los Angeles
Man Albert Woodill, And For-
mer Ward Of Secretary Ol'
Treasury Lyman J. Gage—Man
In Cace ,
• . > J
BALTIMORE, June 24.—The body 0f •
woman lound yesterday in Back river
near St. Michaels, Maryland, has been
LijeI Identified as that of Mrs. Edith May
Thompson Woodill, 20 years old, Mrs.
Woodill resided at Los Angela* Califor-
nia, but came east last week to spend
the summer at the home of Captain
Charles IJ. Thompson, her foster father.
A bloody sheet and a woman's garment
The story of tho Ili'e of Mrs Woodill
111 were found In tho room of a man
suspected of the murder, who disappared
last night. The suspect described him-
self as a writer and newspaper corres-
Mrs. Woodill has not been seen since
Saturday, when she was said to have
Kone out in a motor boat with the man.
Her .body weighted with an iron post and
h«ir skull crushed in, was discovered
by two boys.
Christian F. Rlsn.
preachers hour which
til 10 a, m., and the
ing Religious Subjec
The Epworth league
charge of Dr. Risner.
for discussion was "
and Teacher." Both
is from nine un-
and the subject up
hours were well
spent and great Interest shown In the
Another hour which was much enjoyed
was the Children's hour, under the di-
rection of Mrs. Boss Morrison. This
hour opened with songs and closed with
games. There was a large attendance of
The evening was devoted
Wlliitts who lectured on My*
EONDS STILL EFFECTIVE
Local Dispensary Agents Will
Not Have To Have Securties
Tn an opinion to S. W. Stone, state
gency superintendent. Attorney Gen-
ral West holds that the bids of theh
local dispensary agents and pharina-
are still In force, Just as If no
proclamation In regard to the dispen-
saries had ever been issued by tha
governor, in view of the fact that the
proclamation closing the dlspensarl a,
us held by the supreme court, had no
ffect on the local agencies. v
COTTON DISPLACES JUTE '
State Purchasing Agent of Texai
And Oklahoma Affairs
Board Reach Agrement
ice with the state
of Texas, the state
adoption of a rule
that all products
state which have
wrapped shall bo
bagging Instead oi
order to favor home product.1!
Jute is a foreign product.
sjofil amd mm. 310el at thes morojej
ary of St
today that th
A fter a
ms for their
lum petit |
I with bathers. In tin
the banks of the rl\
pie, and ti
with bathers, me wonu
to the more sheltered
arller hours of morn
Ing for the performance.
Vn idea of the almost unlv
bra tlon'' could be had from tin
of women and girls going home
through the streets this morning,
hair down In ordt
That the custom of batl
parts of Mexl<
itltutlon: that It
clause, and th
Hon In T«
rule Is undef
und will prob
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WRECK IS STILL A MYSTERY
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Outhr.e 4, jvi
Enid 2; Bar ti
Pittsburg 9; Joplin 3.
Webb City 4; Springfield 2
Houston 0; oklahoma city 2.
Pallas 9; Galveston
Worth o; Wi
Hhreveport 1; San Antonio 2
Omaha 10; Topel
Moines 3-9; Wichita 0-4
Lincoln 4; Denver
Sioux <"ltv 3-3: Pueblo
Philadelphia 3; Brooklyn
Pittsburg 3; St. Louis
WASHINGTON, June 24 —
partly cloudy and warm with light
showers Friday and Satu day.
Oklahoma. Kans.. local showers
Friday; Saturday fair.
St. Louis 1; Detroit 2.
Chicago p. Cleveland s.
New York Philadelphia 5.
Washington 1; Boston 5.
Toledo 3; Milwaukee «.
Indianapolis 8-0; St. Paul 4-1,
Louisville 1, Minneapolis 4.
bvub seriously damaged
he steam, bhij, Zeeland, of the Red star line, while on her way to Now York trom Antwerp
a result ol a collision wltli an unknown vessel. Tho Zeeland put In hwc lor lu^uira.
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Greer, Frank H. The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 55, Ed. 1 Friday, June 25, 1909, newspaper, June 25, 1909; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc127289/m1/1/: accessed May 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.