The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 229, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 20, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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CUTHRIE. OKLAHOMA, JANUARY 20, 1910.- EIGHT PAGES.
Miss Hill to Make Her Bow
SPECIAL SESSION WILL BE
ASKED TO LEVY GREAT
HARD SLEDDING PROMISED.
Members From Rural District
Have Extravagance and High
Taxes Ringing in Their Ears
Bank Guaranty Law Held Up
Other Measures on Card.
(By Knoch Blair.)
£ ± £ ± ± £
The appropriations that the
special session of the legislature
which convenes today will be ask-
ed to make are a6 follows:
Building, Vinita Insane
asylum 5 200,000
Additional land at peni-
Additional land at Vinita. 33,000
Ada Normal school 80,000
Girls school, Chickasha., 80.000
Legislative expenses .... 100,000
Attorney General West .. 6.000
T?hlequah Normal school. 15,000
Buildings, deaf school#
Durant Normal 25.000
Smoked Meat rebellion.. 7,000
Blind school, Ft. Gibson,
Blind school, mainten-
School land department,
affairs board and other
departments and offl-
Winter Sports in Canada
¥i Y 1
HKS /SND MR. cMYNE HILL
BERLIN. Jun. 19.—Miss Catherine'
Hill, daughter of the American am-
bassador to Germany, will be one of
the season's debutantes In court cir-
cles. She will be formally .presented
to the empress at a so-called "Schlep-
pencour" on January 22. Later in the
month the ambassador and Mrs. Hill
will Rive an afternoon reception, at
which Miss Hill will be presented to
the members of the American colony
TO BE TIED UP
EFFORTS TO LINE Up MEM-
BERS FOR GOVERNOR'S
Tne night following a large ball will
be given by the ambassador and Mrs
Hill at the Hotel Adlon for Miss Hill
Miss Grace Munson, Miss Ruth Welsh
and Miss Edna Randburck of Paris.
Invitations to the ball will be issued
chiefly to court and displomatic cir-
cles. Miss Hanson, Miss Welsh and
Miss Randhruck will be nleo pre-
sented by Mrs Hill at the court levee
on January 22.
NOT MANY H£ED THE CALL
OTTAWA. Ont . Jan 19.—"The
chief glory of (*:inada is its winter!"!
exclaimed Fir Wilfrid Laurier one crisp
r.lght last week. The enthusiasm of
thousands who nightly cheer the
swiftest hockey in the world, the
bright eyes and rosy cheeks of tlio
and girls, men and women who
seek sport with ^ki and toboggans on
the slopes of the snow clad hills, all
indorse the premier's v rdict. although
immigration authorities and rail-
roads deplore excessive exploitation
f Canada as a land of ice and snow.
In Ottawa, which is one of the most
nthuslastic sporting cities
v.a, the cue for indulgence in winter
sports is given by the governor gen-
] eral himself. At Rldeau Hall there i.i;
jnpltal rink and an excellent slide
Members of House Openly De
clare There Is Nothing to Cau-
cus Over and They Don't Want
to Be Hoodwinked—Adminis-
tration Forces Gloomy.
Attorney Genera! West
Is Being Shorn of Power
Banking Board Appoints Special Committee With Power to Employ
Counsel to further Prosecute Noble Ccunty Bank Guar-
in Any Case Before Courts Merry War Is Promised.
Convened for the purpose of appropria-
ting more than a million dollars, and
Attorney General Charles W«t re-
vived another slap ypsterday from the
governor's office when at a meeting of
the state banking board it wis decided
(.> |jpt nt a special committee with
power to employ special counsel to carry
tho state's case, in relation to the
Noble county bank guarantee suit, up to
the supreme court.
The fact that the administration seems
determined to take from the attorney
general every power he has, as well as
± I many of his duties, has long been an
' open secret, so the action of the bank-
% Ing board did not come as any great
•j. surprise to the attorney general, who
•^'recognizes, it Is said, in the movement.
$ another effort on th part of the governor
■£ to destroy him politically.
•fc j The agreement tfo en^'doy special
f I counsel was reached yesterday after-
^ I noon. The committee appointed to make,
the selection consists of Governor Has-
kell and State Auditor Trnpp.
The Noble bank suit Is one which was
so that Countess Grey's "at home'
cards, with "skating and toboggan-
ing" written in the corner, are eagerly
awaited each winter.
The rink on Saturday nfternoons in
January and February is thronged with
SHE3 MB REJECTED
IS GIG FRIEND
AGED FINANCIER, ENTERS
UPON PRISON TERM WITH-
30 NOW IN BANKERS COLONV
rifled the statement that the com-
mittee had been appointed.
There promises to be a merry war
between the governor and the attorney
general during the sessions of the legis
lature and over this battle the lepis
lature will hover, waiting to get a chance
to take a hand.
WIRE PROFITS ARE SMALL
COL. CLOWRY IS WITNESS
Last Year Were 31-2 Cents Per
correcting the blunders, the errors of ! brought to trpt the legality and ron-
commlsFlon and omission of Governor stltutlonallty of the state ei arnnty; law
Haskell and the two prececding detn-
neratlc legislatures and the constitu-
tional convention, the second Oklahoma
legislature meets In a special session
here todav. Most of the members were
In the city last night. Democrats at-
tempted to hold a caucus and republican
members held one.
The legislature will bo asked to con-
jlder more than a million dollars of ap-
propriations. Various departments of
the state government have alr> ady ask-
ed this amount, b it the mood of the leg.
islntors who are in the city, freSTi from
districts where tho howl of extravagance
and high taxes has been dinned In their
ears. Indicates that tho aoproprlations
will have hard sledding.
On absolutely good authority It was
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WILLARD WON PRIZE
.1 which has been followed up to the
present by the attorney general's of-
fice. Even* decision. It is said, has been
by the attorney general so that
the members of his force feel greatly
sntisfied In the fa^t that tip to this time
the head of the department has mad
good In his support of the governor n
The fact that the attorney penrrnl Is
to be relieved fr- i al. responsiblllt
the ca*e seems to be tho outgrowth of
the calling of the Oklahoma county
grand jury, which finally took up an in-
vestigation into the affairs of the fol
umbta Bank and Trust company failure
and which *ran«l Jury was dismissed un
der the governor's orders, just about the
time the Jury ha l settled down to bus!
ness and had rer..\ indictments against
prominent men In tho state.
There has been little of a friendly
nature between the governor anl the a
. ... . general sin- • the day Jlr. West
instituted Injunction proceedings against
Prairie nil and Gas Company dur-
ing the time tho governor was assist Inn
his one time friend William Jennings
Bryan, at Denver, and which grew more
bitter as time advanced and the
nor was finally relieved as treasurer of
the national democratic eommittr
Attorney General West could not he
seen last night hut Governor Haakel
(By Enoch Blair.)
An effort was made by members of
the democratic side of tho legislature
to hold caucuses by both branches of
tho legislature, but the effort was a
signal failure owing to the fact that
many members refused to enter :i
caucus until they knew what they had
•en called together for.
From all indications those who re-
fused to go into the caucus of the
house will not be easily led by the fol-
lowers of the governor supporting
blindly any measure which he may
offer, and it is understood that there
will be no less than twenty subjects
brought to the attention of the legis-
lature by the governor.
Shortly before 8 o'clock last even-
ing it was announced that the demo-
cratic members of the house would
meet In the assembly room of Ihe
lone hotel "immediately."
CAUCUS CALLED OFF.
For a time there was a steady drill
Testifies Western Uniou Profits'up stairs, principally made up r tho*.
who had been employes during the
last session and who naturally desired
to get their old places.
In all there was not to exceed one-
half of the members of the house
gathered, and seeing the drift, it w
announced, after a consultation
leaders that the caucus had been call-
The announced reason given
that the members of the house had
nothing to caucus about. On the side
those who did not walk tip the stairs
stated that the principal reason
because almost half of the members of
BUILDING COST 513,000,COO ^ INVESTIGATORS ARE NAMED
Fire Leaves Turkish Parliament Republican Caucus Substitutes
' Lloyd, Democrat, for Illinois
Man One Insurgent, Madison
of Kansa*, Named on Ballinger.
Pinchot, Investigating Com.
No Special Favors to Be Accord-
ed Walsh Who Will Be Assign-
ed to Work in Library -Daily
Routine for Man Who Controll-
The above portrait represents Chas.
F. Willard at the steering whael of
©urtlss machine. At the Los Ange-
les aviation meet last week he won
the $250 purse offered for the best
performance In flying around the
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WASHINGTON, Ian. 19.—Fore-
cast.—Oklahoma; fair Thursday,
colder by night; Friday ' fair.
Missouri; partly cloudy in north,
unsettled in south portion, colder
Kansas; fal and colder Thurs-
day; Friday fair.
Structure Mass of Ruins —Arch-
ives of Chamber of Deputies;
and Important Bills Lost—
Sailors Do Good Work.
CONSTANTINOPLE. Jan. 10. —The
palace of Charagan. where the Turkish
parliament meets, was entirely destroyed
by fire today. The losg is groat, as the
building alone cost $16,000,000.
fire originated between the private
apartments reserved for the sultan and
•hamber of deputies, and it believed
ave been due to defective heating
apparatus, although there have beou re-
current that reactionary agents
fire started shortly before noon
nd a strong wind fanned th flames,
vhleh spread with great rapidity. Lil-
le furniture and very few of the im-
portant documents were saved. Praetl-
ally all of the archives of the . hamber
<f deputies. Including Important ' ills and
NEW YORK. Jan. 19.—Col. Robert
. Clowry. president of the Western
Union Telegraph company. on the
witness stand, and the name of Wm.
J. Connors of Buffalo, chairman of the
democratic state committee, coupled
with an allcg 1 $2,000,000 stock trans-
fer, brightened the otherwise routine
proceedings today of the state leg
islative committee which is trying to
determine the advisability of placing
telegraph and telephone lines under
the jurisdiction of the public service
Colonel Clowry testified his com
pany made an average profit of only
3 1-2 cents per message during last
year. Tho avenge price paid, he tes-
tified, was 32 cents; the average cost
to the company 28 1-2 cents.
'"What is your opinion of the plac
ing of public utilities under govern-
mental and state control
"I have not had any experience in
this line, but I would not object to
reasonable control of regulations. The
principle seems to me to be correct
so far as our business Is concerned.'
O'BRIEN BADLY WORSTED
Al Kauff'man Gets Decision Over
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 19. — Al
Kaufman of San Francisco earned the
decision over Jack O'Brien or this city
n n six round bout before the Natlona'
Athletic club tonight.
Only O'Brien's ring generalship
saved him from a terrible beatlnsr. Had
It not bfen for his clever clinching
in the fourth round, O'Brien probably
would have been knocked out About
the middle of this round Kaufman
drove a wicked right to the wind and
hooked a vicious left to the chin.
O'Brien dropped to his knees and when
he arose he rushed to a clinch. His
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METAL KING IS ILL
WASHINGTON. Jan. 10 The caucus
of republican members of the house to-
night named the house side of the Bal-
linger-Pinchot investigation committee
and incidentally rejected Rainey, "f
Illinois, one of the two democrats select-
ed by the democratic caucus lust Satur-
day night as the house minority's rep
What few effects
taken from the pa la
d at the legations,
Inns and Americans, w
arrive on the scene.
Orientals regard the
were paved were
o by sailors station-
prineiDally the Rus-
ere first to
e as an evil
Leavenworth, Kas., Jan. 19. —
On a little Iron cot In u cell of the
federal prison, John r. Walsh, who
today began serving a five year sen-
tince for misapplying the funds of the
Chicago Nai ma! bank, spent his first
night In the penitentiary.
If the change from a luxurious room
In Ills Calumet avenue mansion tn
Chicago to a small barred space
worked a hardship with the prisoner
he did not show It by his actions. He
lias accepted his new situation with
smiling good grace.
The new surroundings did not make
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Our Big Bargains Continu-
ed to February 20, 1910
The State Capital's Extraordi-
nary Bargain Offer
WASHINGTON'. t>. C., Jan. 19 —
Thomas F. Walsh, Colorado mining
millionaire, is seriously 111 at his homo
In this city.
Mr. Walsh, who made millions of
dollars In mining in Colorado and was
a partner of the late King Leopold
tn mining dcalB, was bom In Tlpper-
ary. Ireland, rifty-nino years ago. He
settled in Colorado after coming to
this country when 19 years old, and
later married Carrie B. Reed in I^eiid-
ville. He 18 an authority on geology,
mineralogy, metallurgy and tho de-
position of ore. He Introduced new
AWAITED TIEHY CHARIOT j
FANATICS ARE DELUDED^
Holy Rollers Strip Themselves
and Dance on House Top—One j
Dead, Another Dying.
BELL1NGHAM, Wash.. Jan. 10. |
Waiting for a fiery chariot from
heaven. George Paschtot. his wife and
four children, stripped themselves ys-j ;
trrdav at Lynden. Wash.. :.nd elam-j
bored tf the roof of their home in
treesUtf weathpr. When discovered | J
their ba^r Martn.. 11 months old, was|
dead from exposure and hunger, and
another child was dying. jji
Sunday a "hob roller" exhorted J
members of the soet at Lynden tot
prepare for the end of the world.
Paschtot and wife took the instruction
Mterally. stripped themselves and th.-j
•hlldren and danred the. night through j
in the bitte
BALANCE ON WRONG SIDE'
Exports of U. S fo>- 1909 Less
Than for Previous Year.
WASHINGTON. I <•.. Jan l!i.-The
balance of the trade of the I'nlted
States as shown by a comparison of
import and export figures for the w
three years, la leaning heavily towards
the deficit side of the scale
While the Imports for 1909, amount
ing lo 11,4-S.BtO.iOS. exeeed-d thos
of the previous year by $3&9,146,118,
the exports for 1909. totalling In value
SI 727.H83.1-K, were less than those of
The Daily aloneone year for $2.75,
iuoc years $5, three years $6.75,
five years $10.00.
. ■ not desire to taif M*g4-
,i _ Maga/.m- linrft.vn offers, we will
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