The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 267, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 5, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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GUTHRIE, OK LAHOMA, MARCH 5, 1910 FIGHT PAGES
/°us Denies Charges of Conger
SATURDAY MO KIN IN u,
SENATEH O U S E
MAY LOSE Oil!
INDEPENDENT POLITICAL OOUNTY ASSESSOR BILL,
MACHINES GIVEN DEEP
HARD ROAD FOR THREE Cs
Senate Bill No. Ill Amended So
as to Impose Unusual Qualifica-
tions on State Superintendent of
Public Institution—Looks Like
PROVES TO BE BONE OF
GAS MEASURE IS SHELVED
House Refuses to Reconsider
Yegar-Strain Bill It3 Demise
May Be Permanent—Attorney
General May Become State
If there is anything in signs, the "three
Cs" are going to have the time of their
lives "catching on" at the hands of their
political party leaders during the next
few months, and it is more than likely
that the building up of Independent politi-
cal machines, especially when the ma-
chine is created at the expense of the
taxpayers to be used against the Haskell
machine, will be broken up.
For some weeks there has been an out-
cropping of sentiment against several
«tate officials who have made themselves
entirely to prominent to please the Has-
kell forces and consequently there has
been occasions when a minister has—al-
SBNATOR SENN CONGiSBL
featureless session yesterday
the house &ocomplishcd little other
than to put the final and finishing
quietus to the Strain and Yeager anti-
gas-pumping bill, which one member,
Wortman, has at divers and sundry
times been attempting to resurrect
from the grave to which it was con-
signed, and to tRke sufficient action
to indicate an adverse sentiment on
the county assessor bill which con-
templates an upheaval in county tax
The greater part of the afternoon
session was consumed by a democratic.
ALBANY. N Y.. March 4 -The end IP- Al'ds wont
of tin* investigation into the legislative I terda.v and denounced
scandal is nea' ing the end. Senator J. j particular the
SENATOR J. T. ALLD
the witness stand ye*-I Conger that he (Allds) had accepted
* 'false In every I bribe money in connection with leglsla-
lmrgr-s of Senator Henri ltlon affecting bridge companies.
HASKELL BK1EF LEASE Ttl TOIL
FINAL DECFEE ENTERED
FIND 48 CORPSES CARUSO QUAKING
most—cussed and an agriculturalist has caucua on the fee and salary bill
talked real sassy to a senate
most thrown from the floor of the senate.
The other "C" has been instructed that
it would be a good thing to keep out of
the legislative halls, if there was any
fear of having a brick house falling on a
silk hat and crushing it.
PREPARE TO CLIP WINGS.
It seems to be rather difficult fur some
people to educate the people of Oklahoma
to the fact that they are greater than
the state and as a result members of the
legislature, especially democratic admin-
istration forces, arc determined to "indi-
cate" that they can clip a few wings.
The last state official who was held up
to he shot at was Superintendent of
Public Instruction Cameron, who incident.
ly had but recently indicated that he
An effort to create the office of
state bond commissioner at a salary
of $3,000 per year, failed, and the
Bryan-Charles bill was returned from
the judiciary committee, with all after
enacting clause stricken out and
new sections substituted, making the
attorney general ex-officia bond com-
missioner. Much apprehension was felt
In certain quarters regarding the con-
stitutionality of the bill, but on final
passage it carried, 73 to 17. The emer-
gency clause failed to carry, 71 to 19.
Seriate amendments were adopted
i the Anthony railroad tax bill and
the Helm bill to suppress the whit#,
slave traffic. Amendments to the lat>-
Wife Wins Suit on Statutory
Grounds, Although Correspond-
ent Is Not Named in Proceed- j
ings Gets Allowance of $50,000]
Year, It Is Believed.
NEW YORK, March 4.—Beneath the
signature which was final todav the In-
terlocutory decree of divorce previously
granted Mrs. Alv.i Willing As Mr t'n ,i;
her husband, Col John Jacob Astor. Jus-
Wldte plains, wrote
SEARCHING SNOWY TOMB
Cold Rain Increases Fear of More
Slides at Scenes of Awful Ava-
lanche Bodies Awaiting Sled
ges to Be Taken Away Rail-
road Damages a Million.
WELLINGTON. Wash. Math 1 -The
men digging for bodies burled,
snowy tomb of the avalanche made lit-
| tie progr
CONTENTION OF REPUBLI-
CANS AMPLY UPHELD
IN FINAL PAPER.
FILED WITH COMMITTEE
Supplemental Brief Submitted by
Attorney Clark Deals Largely
With Testimony of Detective
Lavvler Who on Witness Stand
Turned Governor Down.
QUAKER CITY STREET CAR
TROUBLE SPREADS AT
BLOODSHED NOW FEARED
Great Demonstration Planned for
Independence Square Today-
Police Officials Prepare for
Worst Rioting Resumed —
Thousands More to Join Strike.
GREAT TENOR THREATENED
Black Hand Letters Received De
manding $15,000 or His Life-
Singer Declines to Leave Room
Without Bodyguard Friends
Say It May Be Practical Joke.
NEW YOLK M nvh 1 Enrico Caruso,
the tenor, is quaking with something
.worse than stage flight. The hlac!. hand
has demanded 815.000 or his .ife, In two
successive letter#. There is some dis-
ss today and late this afterry
dead had been brought « .
, i re.;!,-,.*!*-! posiikw anmng his In cans i<
leaving- 33 and muroairi'
Isaac Mills, at "White Plains, wj-ote j Ilien. and an unknown number of
this afternoon: "The clerk of Duchess J laborers. In the gorge where the tw<
county is herebv ordered not to seal the trains are hurled. All the Injured in ih.
above final judgment." temporary hospital here are recovering.
The deoree, however, as filed tonight' TI. Great Northern railroad tod.i
at Pouglikeepsie, the county neat, makes in fifteen Alaskan sledge
little known that hnd not been forejudged
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1n popular estimate. There appears the
bald statement that the marriage is dis-
solved by reason of the statutory offense
part of the defendant, but no
rettlemen* is mentioned. The
f the co-respondent Is not given,
and none of the testimony taken by the
referees is available—nothing but the de.
ree itself. The plaintiff may re-marry,
but not the defendant Custody of Wil-
liam Vincent Astor. the son. is given t<>
the father, with provisions that the moth-
er may see him when she wishes. and
custody of the daughter, Ava Alice Mu-
riel, is awarded the mother, with provis-
ion that the father may see her at all
The understanding is that a settlement
of all money matters was arrivei a pil-
vately before the decree, was signed, and
it is probable the exact amount allowed
Mrs. Astor will never be known
Colonel Astor is one of the richest menjfull
in the United States and the Astor
bod i e
on which the
will be taken to Skykoinish
road is using all the resources >at
miand to open the track Super-
nt O'Neill estimates the actual
the road by destruction of prop-
rain ynd Increasing ftar of snow
added to the gloom of Wellington
trail and ti
are lying In a rail
The recovery <
until the loeomol
the giant treei
branches are hitc
The rain falling
so tight that a si
turning it to Ite.
wore sent down the
wrapped in blankets,
bodies will be slow
s arrive to pull away
whose trunks and
•eked about the dead,
snow already packed
el will not enter It, is
letters as an Ill-judged practical joke, but
Caruso Is convinced that • his days are
numbered and will not venture out of his
room without a bodyguard.
The first letter Instructed Caruso to
put the mom y In hi . pocket, stroll along
Broadway and give it to the first man
who asked him for a letter. Caruso took
t.h" walk, witii two deetectives behind
ntly the writer followed his
Reprensetatlve Ed Clark of Pawnee,
prosecuting the charges against Gov-
ernor Haskell and other statj
officials. y terday f.l d a sup-
plementary brief with the Investigat-
ing committee, which answers the gov-
ernor's recent statement on the Investi-
gation and still fp-ther cinches the truth
of the charges, made by the republicans.
To the Honorabl * Committee of the
House of Representative* investigating
the charges filed by Hon. Lester A.
Maris against the Executive Depart-
ment or the Stfrte «,f Oklahoma.
Now comes the above named complain-
ant by Ills attorney ami asks tills honor-
commit tee to consider as supplemen-
tary tn what has heretofore been said
This complainant moves the commit-
ie to strike from the flies herein that
portion of the brief tiled by C. N. Has-
kell. governor, which relates to
a se.-ond let -
ent out yes-
agaln. We mem
Instructions followed t
this lime in a hag nt
Brooklyn, and conclude
'■gel Caruso on the
r ave the money
named spot In
vith threats to
;et or on the
CHILD'S BODY H
express agent turned
lice tonight a suit ci
ioI had bm
late is one of the largest holders of real Philadelphia by
estate in the world. It has been reported L name and addr
on one hand that Mrs. Astor will receive fHjgo
$10,000,000 outright and on the other that
she will get the comparatively
lowanee of $50,000 a
ground for belief that thi
. March 4. -An
>ver to the po-
• containing thrt
if a male child,
i shipped from
man who gave
id to ha
$50,000 Is n
ACTOR JAMES STRICKEN
TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED.
NEW YORK, March I Two I
inns, Antonio Cincotti and Antonio
Masiani. were arrested last night sus
pectcd of knowing something about th
letters, hey were arrested near a spot
where Caruso was ordered to place the
money after a d c >y hfpd been set by
the detectives. Cincotti 1* a saloon
keeper; Masiani in Importer of gro-
PHILADELPHIA, March 4.—En-
couraged by messages of sympathy
and of offers of assistance from labor
organizatiora from all parts of tie
country, the union workers of many
trades ceased work at midnight and in-
augurated what promises to be one of
the greatest sympathetic strikes in
the history of orgaized labor.
The committee of ten say at least
75,000 organized workers 3s well as
'many sympathizers of the street car
men have ceased work.
| Promptly at midnight union orches-
tras playing in the leading hotels and
cafes picked up their instruments and
Btarted for their homes.
t Union cab drivers and chauffeur®
'also abandoned their posts and the
hotel and railropd cnb and automobile
,tber | service was badly crippled. The
harges than the one under consideration
ereln. for the following reasons, to.wit:
That the committee In investigating tlie
hnrges flled herein should not eompll-
■ate the record herein by Including
charges which are separate and Inde-
pendent and which refer to other depart-
ments. on which hearings have not been
allowed by this committee.
That en he charges flled against the
board of land commissioners and the
banking board, answers have been flled
raising issues of fact and tomes of law
which should he considered and report.•<:
!y from the matters charged in
consideration at th!
BALMY WEATHER MARCH 4
TAFT A YEAR IN OFFICE.
Celebrates First Anniversary as
President by Attending Y. M.
C A. Banquet.
March 4. -Louis
i« stricken with
dressing room at
tonight and for
was despaired of.
The performance w
us rancdlrd and
Mr. James u
rd to his hotel.
CLIP THIS OUT, FILL IN THE BLA*NK AND ENCLOSE TO
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R. F. D. No
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WASHINGTON. March 4.—Balmy
eather, with no trace of ire or snow,
id with spring flowers opening beneath
flood of sunshine, greeted Washlng-
tonian- on tlx- first anniversary today of
President Taft'a Inauguration and pre-
sented a strklng example of what March
I weather can be when there arc no In
auguarnl ceremonies and parade to mar
The Capitol city today presented a very
different aspect from that of a year
when a blizzard crippled railway traffic,!
seriously Interfered with the ceremonies
attendant upon the inauguration of the
new president and .practically shut oft j
Washington from communication with thi
President Taft made his fir
the recitals of farts or purported
mtalned in said brief arp prop
tiers to be placed in answers an
ustalned by evidence If true and
bo argued In a brief as an
,.f fa, !• on which there hah
sumption of farts
been no testimony offered a
which no Issue has been raise"
Coming now to the subdlvlsl
GARVEN TO SPARE NONE
New Jersey Representative of!^^0 0N„™°E
National Packing Company j
First t,o Be Arraigned.
drivers of both taxicab services in tho
city are membsrs of a union and re-
fused to take nut their machines af-
ter the strike had gone into effect.
Tim committee of ten remained in
seKRion at its headquarter* all night
jv ins reports from the various lo-
Tlv labor leaders refused to coin-
•nent on the report that the police of-
ficials would pre\ent the demonstra-
tion planned tor tomorrow afternoon
i.i Independence square.
Rioting, which began tonight In sc\ -
era I section of the city and was partic-
ularly severe in th" northeastern dis-
trict.' is thought to ha a forerunner of
more serious trouble tomorrow when
thousands of idle mon will throng the
• treets While the labor lenders are
re. rivisiK moral support from their
fellow workmen In all parts of thn
country, many associations of employ-
ers have sent letters and telegranM to
(!„. nffi. als of the ' Idelphia Itapt.l
. Transit company and the city officials
I Vommendins 'he sUu1'1 taken and urK-
n'„ of the | UK th- ni to remain firm In their de-
Executive i termination
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t. .la i
Bathgate, Ji . of Orang
day arraigned In Jerse.
diriment charging him
packers with eonsplia-
trade He was held in ball
Ilia',. Bathgate is the New Jersey
regentatlvc of the board of di ''to
the National Packing company and
•osecutor Garven announced he ^
to Washington on Monday to e
with genator Henry Cabot Lodge, c
man of the committee investlgitlng
high cost of living. He would not
whether he proposed to lay before
committer the evldenre obtained by
Hudson county grand jury whleh
turned the .Indictments or souglv
ttonal Information for his own inv
Noted Chippewa Chieftain
Is Victim of Asphyxiation
a nnl ver-
h tonight nt a dinner of the
twenty-four a day" club of the \ oung
Men's Christian association.
HORSE A DIAMOND THIEF.
JOPLIN. Mo., March 4 King" a
valuable saddle horse, nipped a four-
carat diamond from the shirt front of
rapt. E. O. Bartlett, the horses own-
r. here today, and after rolling the
gem about on Its tongue for a few
Q i seconds swallowed ii. The horse Is
'h valued at $1,000 and the gem is worth
ftMj ' H (U NCl
WASHINGTON, D C.. .'larch 4.—
Thomas K. Walsh, one of the most prom.
Inent capitalists of this city, who was
taken seriously ill several weeks ago with
heart trouble an" was believed to be on
the way t" recovery, has hnd a serious
relapse and is understood to be at the
point of denth In a sanltarlu^n In San
Mr Walsh's son-in-law and daghter,
Mr. and Mrs. Edward McLean, have left
for San Antonio.
Mr. Walsh went to Palm Bra h a short
time ago. but not Improving there, v
sent by his doctor to Texas. Here
condition bus become suddenly worse.
PIONEER LUMBERMAN DEAD, i ^
KANSAS CITY. March 1 Alfred U-
Toll, president of th Badger Lumber j -f
ompany and whirl- known as • pi"- -J-
nerr lumber man of Missouri, died here -f*
today. Mr. Toll organised the For: +
Smith Lumber com pan;. >f Fort Smith.! +
Ark. Me Ukewls- built the Central j-f*
railroad of that state. j ■?*
•f- ! ir *
WASHINGTON. I >. C., March \.
Forecast -Oklahoma, Kansas. Mis-
souri and Arkansas Fair and con-
fined warmer Saturday and proba-
-I- -f f !• -?• f -f
HIS VOICE IN PROTEST.
MARSHALT„ Okln March 4.
Editor State Capital Senate pill
No. 6 Is at hand, and 1 will sav
that for cowardly rascality and vil-
llany It will go to the head of any
legislative act of any st t. legis-
Talk about the negrA hot being
competent to cast an intelligent
vote, you <"\nnot find a negro In
this state who cannot cast a vote
as lntelllgentl" ns members of that
damnable and putrid body which
pa ised that bill.
George T>. Prentice once said he
could not always find words to ex-
press bis feelings. I am In the
name fix relative to the Taylor
it Is be
oi the red
, blew out the gas
i was the second visit of the elder
. . <,,11111 ..r tie '''.r.-at IMth"'. ■ lv<
journey to Washington being i
rs ago, when he came as one of tho
, ,. of the t! ity of lSfiti between tha
States and the ( hlpr- was.
. i withsl.n ding 1 • e fad thai wai
A. E. KINN 15.
i $ i ± ± i
of 1W6. and co:
of the whites ;
record for fuar
ery in the int«
cularly w'th th
bis tomahawk :
der tho treaty
■rtaln lands in
e never nils
gainst the conquerers
„,8 , «« .... old man held tenaciously
to the traditions of ids race and almost
to the day of Ids death wore the blank t.
Only recently he des
rted his vogwa
MRS. ROOSEVEL TLEAVES NAPLES.
NAPLES, March, -l Mrs. Roosevelt
and Miss Ethel Roosevelt silled on ;h«
stiainer Sc hies wig mday tor \es.mdrl' .
Egypt. They expect to meet Mr. Howe,
veil at Khaitono.
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