Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 50, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 14, 1906 Page: 1 of 8
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TULSA DAILY WORLD
VOLUME II. NUMBER 50
TULSA INDIAN TERRITORY. WEDNESDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 14 1900.
SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS
An Humble Offering: Now Here's to the Southern Methodist; He's a Jolly Good Sort I Say; Glad Smiles He Brings All the While He Sings His Ministerial Lay.
WILL BE ORGANIZED TODAY
HUNDREDS OF DELEGATES ARE thai city. Bishop Tiger! ii afflicts
IN THE CITY.
NAME WILL BE CHANliED
Greater Oklahoma to Bo Made Full
Jurisdiction--Bishop Tigcrt 111.
Opening Sermon Last Night.
At the oonfervws of the Meth-
odist Episcopal bhurch Booth
in teuton i present In Tulsn
there will probably be obsnge
made to eliminate the Indian
Mission pint of the confereneVi
title and hereafter style the
conference the Oklah a con-
ference taking in both the east-
ern und western sections of the
ww state. II. I. Thompson. pre-
siding elder of the McAlcstcr
district presided over the n-
fcrence yesterday and will con-
tinue to do so until ! o'clock this
morning At that time Bishop
.1. S. Key of Sherman. Tex. will
preside. ' This is owing to the ill-
ness of Biahop Tigcrt. f lauis-
villc Ky. The organisation of
I he conference will occur this
morning. Rev W. II. Roper of
Muskogee preaohed the opening
sermon last night. The confer-
ence Is marked by a full attend-
ance and much enthusiasm.
with tonsilitis und the disease came
on him in an aggravated form com-
pelling him to deaial Eroin his labort.
It is not known whether he will he
able to he here at all or not.
The opening sermon laal night was
preaohed by Rev W II. Roper pastor
of St. Paul's church in Muskogee.
Kcv. Hopcr preached on "The Bap-
tismal Power" ami made a deep
Impreation on his hearers. He is a
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ROBBED A BANK
TRIAL BEGINS IN SUB-
St. Louis Nov. IB Secret
Service Chief Wilkie and As-
sistant United states Treasur-
er Hunt. arrived here from
Washington today and it is
htdieved they will go before
the federal grand jury tomor-
row and testify concerning
their investigations into the
it is stated that hetwecn
thirty and forty subpoenaes
have been issued for witnesses
to appear and testify.
was today placed in command of the
noat. Special savs that report that
soldiers are patrolling the streets of
El Reno tonight is untrue. The ne-
groes are apparently reconciled to
their dismissal ami no trouble is anticipated.
GENERAL RAISE OF WAGES ON
FROM COAST TO COAST
Republican Prosperity Exemplified by
an Increase in the Pay of
TERRIBLE CRIME OF A
ST. LOUIS HOTEL.
St. Ixiuis Nov. 13. An un-
conscious man who later gave
his name as A. .1. Uyan aged
51 years was found lying in
Franklin itreel today by a po-
liceman who took him into 0US-
tody on the supposition that
the man was drunk. Because
Ryan'i face continued to be-
come more and more purple in
color he was taken to the city
hospital where after an In-
vestigation a piece of beef
teak a.s dislodged from his
throat and he Immediately re-
SENATE COMMITTEE HOLDS
FIRST HEARING AT VINITA
mrtet and demanded thai an INVESTIGATION OF INDIAN
NERVY HIGHWAYMAN HOLDS
UP DOZEN MEN.
CLERKS LOCKED IN VAULT
Vka AKth annual conference of the
Indian Mi-si if tin' Methodist Fpis-
copal church. South nut in this city
yeaterday afternoon with over two
hundred delegate! preaent. The night
trains brought in probably one hun-
dred and fifty or two hundred addi-
tional delegates and this morning
the full quota of ministerial and lay
delegates will assemble in the Metho
dist EpkWOpeJ church. South in Tulsa
when the organization of the confer-
ence will lake plaee Tin' attendance
during Monday ami Tuesday was in a
great prl composed of the tyros in
church work. These consist of young
ministers who have not yot been as-
sumed as regularly ordained minis-
ters They are compelled to take an
examination prior to the conference
proper All day yesterday the visitor
at the church could aee little knots of
young men assembled together listen-
ing lo advice of the older brethren
mi how they could lu st pass the ex-
amination and taking counsel there-
of. In the study of the church the
examining1 ministers received appli-
cants in small crowds and they were
put through the examination. It is
ejneeted that the majority of the ap-
plicant will successfully pass through
the trying ordeal.
The Conference is marked by the
presence of a number of Indian
preachers. Prominent among these is
"I'ncle" doe Thompson a siipcranu-
ated minister who bus done great
work among his people the Chero-
kee Indians liev. Thompson i- ncar-
im.' three More and ten years and has
labored for many years in the Lord's
interest with the Cherokeee lie is
one-eighth Cherokee. Another min-
ister of Indian blood at the confer-
ence is A. N. Wilson of Garvin in
the Ohoctaw Nation. Me is u local
preacher in the t hoctaw district and
ha- been in the ministry for six years.
Owing to i he illness or Biahop 3
.1. Tigcrt of Louisville Kv. who was
to preside over the conference the
services of Bishop .1. S. Key of
Sherman Tex. him been secured to
us-is Biahop Tigcrt.
arrived last night am
over tin nferenee
Tigart is recover!
Denied at Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma City. Okla. Nov. 13.
To the correspondent of the Asso-
ciated Press in conversation over
telephone from Fort Bono at 10:30
o'clock tonight. Major Clarke of the
20th infantry stated:
"There is absolutely no truth in
the report sent out from (iuthrie that
Thief Presented a Letter Telling On orders have been received for the dix-
Catdiier Ho Would Kill All of missal of the colored troops at Port
Them- Made Blazer Stick. Hno. that formal discharge will take
; place tomorrow that Ma jor Penrose
Newton Kan. Nov. PI. The Mid- Captain Maclin and Lieut. Chandler
laud National Hank in Newton was are under arrest on charge of shield-
held up this afternon by one man imr soldiers guilty of participation in
and robbed of .1001) in currency reeenl rioting at Brownsville Tex.
Tlie robber was a tall man slight of or 1 1 1 -1 1 I have been placed in rom-
ligUt complexion and about 28 years mnnj f the post. Order for dis-
of age He presented a letter to mjMa nf troops has not yet been re-
Herman Suderman the cashier say- VP1. 0 officers have been nr-
ing who he was and what he wanted n.(( n
alao advising the clerks ami bystand-
era that 'they would all die together r A Rnbo of 8mtll Bpn(1 Tn.
should any atte t be made to do- . nm m(nt )((stPrs
lam IllUl. rive or peisons eie ilu . ; .lv
to spend ilin the town. lie is eon-
Los Angelea CauJNov. Id Humors
of a general raise in wages on all
three of the truns-cniitineiilal rail
roads the Southern Pucilir the San-
la Fe and the Sail Lake were veri-
lied to some extent here today when
President K. P. Hiplcy of the Santa
Fe staled that the various western
railroads had sent representatives to
the meeting to be held in this eily
next Saturday at which the claims
of tin' several unions of railroads em-
ployes that they are entitled to higher
wuues will he given consideration.
"Then will be some increase in
wages on all trsnS-COtttlnsnia lilies"
laid Hiplcy "Hut the various unions
wil. n it get all they ask for. 1 can
not tale just what departments are
hkelv to receive increa-ed pay or
how much In" the railroads will
nanl something soon."
llVOStisation be made at once. There
upon Deputy Strickland and chief
o' Polioe Mahcr wcnl OUl and ar
irsle.l the negroes. They were held
at the police beadquarteri last night
and were given a thorough sweating
by the offloera but they stuck to their
story of Innoeenoe. They will be hold
for maintaining B disorderly house.
There are two stories regarding
the identity of Myrtle Bryan One
1 ( 'ontinued on Page 8.)
t tve or six persons were
in the bank and all were ordered
into the vault and locked in. The!
robber tlicn secured what currency
was in sii:ht ami escaped. The loss
of tiie bank is fully covered by in-
lemplnting building a number of
rent cottages as a good investment
WILL RECEIVE MINISTER.
Rev. Fred S. Hart to Bo Given a
Rev Fred S. Hart the lately ap-
pointed pastor of the Methodift Bp4s'
copal church will arrive in the city
loniorrow from Oakland C'al. to take
charge of his duties here The con-
grtggtion of the church is preparing
to give the coming minister a rous-
ing reception when he gets to Tulsa.
Rev. Hart for years was the s-
tor of the leading churches of Oak-
land and was chosen as a minister of
groat powers from Bishop Barry
wide acquaintance. He is described
as a very dncp thinker and powerful
nrator. The bishop when here at
the conference was so greatly im-
pressed with Tulsa that tic chose a
lending light from bis acquaintance
11s the one commensurate with the
strength of the Tulsa cvhufeh.
DISMISSAL COMES TODAY
NEORO TROOPS TURNED LOOSE
Official Order Received Yesterday at
. IS BROUGHT IN
15000000 WELL STRUCK ON TUR-
A COLORADO CONCERN
Union Oil k Oaa Company Owns the
Lease Company Brought Here
Throng Efforts of Meserve.
Ten Per edit Increase.
Philadelphia Nov. 1:1. -Carrying
out the action taken by the board of
directors of the Pennsylvania railroad
company the directors of the North-
ern Central railroad the Watt Jer-
sey & Sea Shore railway and the
AT ITS HEIGHT
at Sapulpa yesterday and taking
Along Fireman f. P. McCarthy drove
overland to that city. On their re-
turn after dark the two of them
failed to pick out the right roait lean-
ing to Tulsa and got lost in a sea
Of oil lands near Hcd Fork.. Before
they found themselves otic of the
tu-s on the harness was broken a
lantern smashed and the buggy upset
while crossing I small stream. As TWO HUNDRED EXTRA POLICE
they were on the point 0 (sending a I ORDERED AT PITTSBURG.
wireless message to the Kilice head-
quarters to get OUl a searen wsrrsui
so thai they could find themselves
the team floundered out on the Cor-
nel thoroughfare and the journey to
Tulsa was quickly accomplished.
Prominent Men Indicted.
Kansas City Mo. Nov. 13 Davie
II. Snaky freight broker and W A.
McQowen loeal agent for the Nickel
Plate fast freight line was indicted
here today charged with ispirncy
to violate' the interstate commerce
act. and Henry S. Hartley a grain
dealer was also indicted charged with
leeeni Ina rebates on ircigm s
mentt. Both men were urn
; i:i horn Police Believe
i n While Resisting
BUI 1 r in His Home.
GAVE A Nihil! SESSION
Wido Scope of A H airs Handled in
Sister City Hearing Will Con-
tinuo at Vinita Today.
Vinila I. T. Nov. 11. The com-
mittee of Senators appointed at tho
last session or congress to investigate
ami report upon the general condi-
tions in the Indian Terirtory reach
ed here and held a hearing this af-
ternoon and tonight. The subject
under discussion are remedial legis-
lation and modilleations of the exist-
ing rules and regulations of the in-
terior department that would permit
a more general sale anil rental of
allotted tribal lands the levying of
taxes under statehood the mainten-
ance of a better schol system the
disposal of the segregated coal and
asphalt lands in the Choctaw and
Chickasaw nations and the sale and
rental of the surface of these seg-
regaled laud's for commercial purposes.
The commit Ice will eoniiiuie ma
I ' .i i - Ualtiliior
!i. 1.. L1.I . mew mliiftavnnnti ami arraigned
lilll iaill"iOs iun .u...v.- - .
v 1 v 101 1 it rn .'I'liil... Stales llslllel conn. ""J
controlled by the Penn
road authorized an increase of ten
per cent in the viaijes nf all employes
receiving less ths $J00 per month.
On the Northern Central 6024 men
out of 7 loll employed are affected
by the increase. The Increase for the
year w... W.
On the Philadelphia Baltimore
Washington !U1I arc affected and
the increase for the year will be $(il.ri-
204. In the case of the West .lerscy &
Sea Shore railway 3382 men will re-
ceive an increase wbich will amount
to I215J28 a iear.
wer leased on furnishing oouo ot
each. The court tomorrow will ael
date for trial.
FOR A UNIVERSAL LABEL
FEDERATION'S SECOND DAY
RSI Heno. Okla. Nov. 13. The O&V
oial order for the dismissal of mem-
bers of the colored companies It C
and D Quartered at Port Bono was
Bishop Key j received today formal discharge will
I w ill preside I take place tomorrow.
until Bishop Major Penrose Captain Maclin
sufllcieiitlv to and Lieut ('handler are under arrest
perform the duties. Bishop Tigcrt Ion charge of shielding soldiers who
was taken ill at Atoka about a week lure guilty of participation in the re
ago nml has been confined to the cent trouble at Brownsville Tex.
home of Judge T. C. Humphrey in I Major Clnrk of the 20th infantry
DARING ATTEMPT TO BREAK JAIL FRUS-
TRATED BY OFFICERS LAST NIGHT
Officers Strickland and Hull Inst
night trut rated an attempt to break
jail by the prisoners incarcerated
there and secured tools with which
the prisoners were endeavoring t
font their way to liberty. The of.
(leers were in the police station over
the jail about ! o'clock when Ihuy
heard a Suspicious noise. One of tlieiu
went down into the jnil from the
front enhance. Another went out
and approached the jail from the back
alley. They found no one on the out-
side although it was evident that
-nine one had been there and supplied
I be prisoners with (be means of es-
cape. An examination of the bars
on the jail windows showed where
a saw ami tile fpH in their work.
The prisoners attempting to ea-
enpe were Charles Baker who was
yesterday held to the grand jury on
1 be chaw of peddlimr whiskey and
Nat llines. who is held on the charge
nf horse theft. The prisoners were
undoubtedly aided in their Attempt
(o gain freedom by confcdcrAtcs on
the outside and a thorough investi-
gation will he made.
The I'nion Oil & (las company yes-
terday afternoon brought in what
is probably the second largest gasser
m the celebrated Tulsa balds. The
well is located on Turkey Mountain
seven miles southwest of the city.
The lest made when the well was
brought in showed a capacity of l.V
oiiii.tMio feet ami it is confidently ex-
pected thai it will do belter than this
after a time. The drilling of the
well began just thirty days ago. The
discovery of tin- well shows thai tho
Tulsa Held is practically unlimited in
the supply of gas.
The I ti 1011 Oil & tlas company is
owned and controlled by Colorado
oapitalists. bonis f Oolini is general
manager of the company. Mr. Col-
lins was induced I one to the ter-
ritory through the efforts of John It.
Meserve who was legal adviser for
the company in Colorado for a num-
ber of years. Mr. Meserve wrote to
Mr. Collins of the rcmurkable re-
sources of the Tulsa held with the
result that lie came here and com-
menced drilling. The result is very
gratifying to Mr. Collins and bis
The gas is of the regulation high
jrradt found in the Tulsa Held. The
roar of the well can lie heard for
NICHOLAS WAS REAL SAFE.
President's Son in Law Had Plural-
ity of 7157.
Oinoinati Ohio Nov. l.t The offi-
cial vote of the vole of Hamilton
county at the recent election which
wv BOmpleUd thil al'tiTfloon shows
that in (he Pursl district comprising
half' of Hie enmity Nicholas Lonir-
worth was reflected by a plurality
of 7.1.")" and a clear majority over all
Political Plan of Oompera was En-
dorsed by Convention.
Minneapolis Minn. Nov. 13 -The
! 6 . 1
si ml oavs session 01 ine ii-ni-
sixtb annual convention of the
American Federation of Labor in
this eitv was full of interest the
most Important action being regard
ing the adoption of a universal laoei
design referring the matter to the
convention nf 19W
President (lumpers' plan of Bit-
Sting political power out of the com-
bined union strength was indorsed bv
ti (invention when it approved the
report of First Vice-President .lames
DunCSJI in which he sanctioned the
policy of Qompers
A WOMAN TRAIN ROBBER
MAN AND WIFE ARE ARRESTED
Illinois Family censed of Holding
Up Freight Trains.
Kast St. Ixiuis Ills. Nov. 18.
Charles W. Zimmerman a Missouri
Pacific hrakeman and his wHfe were
arrested and placed Ifl jail today on
a charge that they have been engaged
with others. In robbing Freight trains
on the Iron afonntain nailroad.
Joseph Ferguson was arrested on
a similar charire.
BABES IN THE WOODS.
Dr. Daly and F. P. McCarthy Lost
Among the Of! Fcilds.
Dr. DslV was called in consult. u Ion
I'liitcd Slates Constable Wood will
go to .apupa today on official business.
Washimton Nov. 19 --For
Fair Wednetdny and Tknrs
YOUNG WHITE GIRL CAUGHT
UNDER NEGROES' BED
" REFORMATION " SHOWN
titty in Throes of Immoral Incubus
Whose Proportions ar Alarming
Dark Story of Slums.
In the hearing held before Com-
. r. it . I...
missioner w. w ayana jnvfvmj
regarding the guilt or innocence of
Mrs. Bva Payne of introducing In-
toxicating liquor Into the Indian Ter-
ritory light was thrown on one of the
larkcst stories of depravity it has
ever 1 n I lie innclloll is
to report. The sttory in its details is
loo horrible to print and only enough
Of il will be used tO show the true
onditlons existing in a city fairer
in her physical appenrsH than My
ol her sisters but cursed by an im-
tnoril incubus whose proportions arc
According to Deputy United states
Marshal W. K. Strickland corrobo
rated by Pepill V I lilted Males .Mar-
ill John yuerry Myrtle Itryan a
pretty while girl 01 lilleen was I omul
by them Monday night hid under the
bed in a room ociMipied bv two negroes
in the northeast part of town. The
girl was partly undressed as was
also one of the negroes. When ipies-
tioned by the olllcers as to what she
was doing in the room the girl sulked
and refused to answer. The negroes
names are (leorge Smilb and Sain
Davis. Smith lias until recently been
employed at a lending hotel. Duvis
porters in various places about the
citv. Moth negroes rtcuv anv relation
with the girl. Smith states that he
was in bed when he heard the 'girl
who with the Payno woman and hit
little daughter occupy another part
of the house exclaim that the 00'
eers were coming und says that im-
mediately after that she ran into the
room and bid under Ihe bed. He says
that be told her she should not come
into the room. The other USgtO
Davis says that he was n4 in the
room when the girl came into it. Me
says thnt he was out at the coal
house bringing in a lump of coal.
There were no arrests made in the
ease until yesterday aflenioon when
Ahleimcn llmvley and IfatheWSOn
hearing of the affair went to police
Pltwburg I'a. Nov. 13. Tho po-
lice tonight express cotilidence that
thye hve under arrest the slayer
of Haiti v V. Smith who was killed
in his home bv a burglar. Charles
Hnccini an Italian arrested last night
urilh a wounded hand had the bullet
extracted today. It is of 4'J calibre
Ihe sine of the. bullet mred won
Smith's vjn in the fighl with Ml
burgljtf Bueelni has also been dleu-
Urtt'il through people who claimed to
have seen him in the neighborhood of
The rewards for the arrest of the
slayers of Smith of James F.. Mc-
Afillen. who was murdered a week ago
have been augmented by one of $11100
which is authorized by the city. This
action was taken by t In llnance com-
mittee of the council following the
a. -lion of the council last uife'bt in
providing for 200 more police.
Many hold Hps were reported to-
day. In every instance the criminals
escaped. Wholesale arrests are being
made of men without apparent occu-
IS W. E. THOMAS INSANE 7
Leavenworth Kas. Nov. 13. W.
K. Thomas who through the failure
of the late Charles J. Delvin lost his
fortune of $850000 was examined
in tho probate court here today by
taking deposition as to his insanity.
Thomas is in a sanitarium at St.
Louis critically ill. The case is being
tried on depositions taken in St.
Louis. Thomas tried to commit sui-
cide in this city several months ago
by taking carbolic acid.
THAW TRIAL NEXT MONTH
IS SET FOR EARLY DECEMBER
Distrit Attorney Will Conduct the
New York Nov. 13. District At-
torney Jerome said toflight that Ihe
trial of Hurry Thaw would be moved
for Oral week In December lie slated
that the judge who would try the
case had not been decided upon but
il would probably be heard before
Uecordcr (luff In the court of general
sessions. Jerome said that be would
conduct the prosecution and that he
would he assisted by Assitnnt Dis-
trict Attorney Oarvin.
BURLINGTON RATE HEARING.
Aditional Testimony Denoting Dis-
crininaton Against Missouri
Kansas City Nov. LI. E M. Fish-
er of St. Paul Iflnn an expstt ac-
oountant smploysjd by the stato of
Misouri to examine the !soks of tho
Chicago Burlington & Qulnej rail-
way was again a witness today. He
testified that Missouri the rato
f".r lOO pounds (or a 809 miio haul
(of tirst class treight is 00 cents
whiic in Towa the rate is 40 cents
and in Illinois 31) 1-10 cents. Illin-
01s and Iowa the witness said have
maximum freight laws.
Fisher said thai tbe. freight rlltos
in Missouri were 20 to 20 per cent
higher than on the same road in Il-
linois. 1 hi IliM class freight the
witness said the Burlington charged
in Missouri for one hundred pounds
in ienls per hundred miles in lows
he said the rate was 24 cents and
in Illinois 30R-10 cents.
The figures kept up ttir same pro-
portion through the different classes
the rales in Missourialways being the
highest and Iowa lowest on the short
hauls and in Illinois on tho long hauls
Witness said be bad made an estimate
of the comparative density of populs
tinn of the three sUlM aloHg ths Bur-
lington railroad and found that the
Missouri Mipulation cr square mile
averages (1H4 in Illinois the average
is 403 and in Iowa 237. He said the
woll populated district meant more
FORMATION OF PRINCIPLES.
Washington Nov. 13. For more
than live hours today the currency
committee of the American bunking
association And the New York Cham-
ber ol Commerce discussed " The
Formulation of Principles" whiih
arc to form the basis of legislation
for the issue of emergency currency
in limes of llnaucial stringency. The
"principles'' will be recommended to
congress for enactment into law at
ihe sotting session. The discussion
developed S sentiment in favor of s
currency to he issttid OB general cred.
il of the bank desiring to emit emer-
StUy currency during periods of fi-
nancial stress as is done in the ease
of various BuroptSa countries.
The tax on these general credit is-
sues it is proposed shall form a
guarantee fund to he placed in the
treasury and to be used to meet lia-
bilities of any bank which fails. The
question of what tax to place on the
general credit issues was referred to
.1 11b committee.
WOMAN AND COMPANION HELD TQ GRAND
JURY BY HYAMS FOR BOOTLEGGING
effS Fva Payne the woman ar-
rested Monday night by Deputy I".
K. Marshal Strickland OU the charge
of introducing with her companion
('lias. Daker 11 youth of twenty-two
or three years were yesterday held
to Ihe grand jury under 1000 bond
tin the charge preferred. They failed
to make bond and spent the night in
the city jail. Thev will be taken to
Bryan. 11 fifleen-year-old girl who
slated that hc bad seen Maker sell
whiskey at variotls limes. Neither of
the accused '00k advantage of Judge
Hymns' permission to make a state-
nieiil in the matter and were there-
iisui handed the decree of the court.
Charity Workers' Moot.
Rochester N. Y. Nov. 13. Ths
Charities and Corrections state con-
Serence opened hers this mortiing
wo were held to the grand '"" '"' lftHl "l" 1 bursday.
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on the tesiimonv ol Mvrlle "" st-- " 'H'-reii ny many
iritj workers of itate and national
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