Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 122, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 5, 1913 Page: 1 of 8
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MANY MEASURES PASSED
mil Vbollsh sum- Printer Passes
riianlmously Railroad Amend-
ment up Again.
in J . M'KEEVER.)
OKLAHOMA CITY. ivi). i. (Bp'
rial.) Only nine members of the
bouM dared to brava public lentlment
l.ul:iy and vote iik'iin.st tin' Mluhell-
Franklln bill making liquor selling a
felony The bill was passed on flnul
roll call by a vote of 77 to 7 and now
goei to the senate it w.ih generally
admitted however that many more
than seven were In fact opposed to
To InoUah State Printer.
The Pruett bill was unanimously
paaaed to abolish
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NKW 1 IRLKANf) Fob. I -The I it
nivui season was brought 11 a close
tonight with the gorgeous pagaunl ol
Comus followed by the annual ball
at Uio Preach opera house rbi
theme o the parade wss "Mysterjei
of Time ' tor which tales of mythol-
ogy fiirnlHhed an inspiration The
ubjecta 1 hoaan b) the Bona of Ba -ohua
were depleted In It beautiful
The (inly untoward event happen
ad tonight (north after the paradi
when a torch hearer got loo . lose to
float No. i "Th iiiiik of Oygea" re
suiting In a lire that .aimed its com-
plete deatruotlon. The six satelltei
aboard eacaped in aafely ami flntahad
he parade in an automobile.
I HEAT TIlHONfl Mil KDED I si
1 UN OKLAHOM I IBM ON.
I I III M I. Al Ml KktKJEE
WIS 10 THOSE
the state printer.
The formality 01 a roii can uw
penaed with when the speaker an-
nounced that if no one objected the
vote recorded on the previous bill
w Id stand for this hill. Not a
glngle VOloe was raised in protest and
the vote of to nothing was r. corded
fur the measure.
In all twelve hills wire passed on
final roll rail today and not one of
them elicited any great opposition.
Among the moal Important w.-re the
sharp hill abolishing aaalatant county
superintendents: ih. Bmanuel-Teehea
Blue sky law" and the Wright hill
redui Ing the delinquent paving tax
penalty from IS to ten per cent.
New Banking mil.
The Curtis bill designating both
state and national hanks us deposit-
ories of public funds was pissed to
engrossment after an hours fight In
perfecting the measure. The bilt pro.
Vlda that public money shall he di-
vided pro rata according to the capi-
tal stock of a hank thus eliminating
hunk? from active pr itlelpatlon in
politics. Statu hanks however are
exempted from putting up security for
the money deposited.
Although most of the morning ses-
sion w as consumed by di bating the
contest matter one hill and one reso-
lution were Introduced
Article 0. Bectlon l
Rexroat Introduced a concurrent
resolution authorising the submission
to the people of a constitutional
repealing section fl article 0 of the
constitution Twice la fore the peo-
ple have voted on this question and
refused to repeal the section hut It Is
claimed that the reaaon was because
Of the substitute that was offered for
the section sought to he replealed.
Under the Rexroat resolution no
Substitute 's offered.
Representative Chlldera introduced
n liill that would fix the salary of
count assessors on B basis of each
FIVE IYS OLD AMI ENGAGED.
Scheduled to Horry in Future.
HAST ST. LOWS TI.T'. Feh. 4.
Miss Clara Carter Mallett ami Mallett
Carter horn In the same flat here last
Thursday are engaged to marry. The
children are em h five days old nnd
the wedding la cheduled to take place
many years hence.
KILBANE WINS ON POINTS
Champion Has Beat of Vonng Drlaeoll
in in Rounds
NEW YORK. Fell. 4. Johnny K.I1-
hane of Cleveland featherweight
champion outpointed Young- Drlaeoll
of Brooklyn In a ten round bout hero
Flood Crevasse Widening.
M KM I'll IS. Fob. 4. The crevasse
In the Mississippi river levee nt BeU.
lah Miss Is now 100 feet In width.
CLUE 1ST GIVE UP
rill; SUPREME COURT DECI8ION
MEANS that FRANK INGRA-
BAM TAKES JOB HERE.
OKLAHOMA city Feb. I. (Spa-
rial.) The state supreme court to-
day decided thut the off he of clerk
of the superior court was a county
office and that the office must be till-
ed every two years. Justice Miriams
handed down 'he opinion In the case
of Harold Lee vs James I'.eitty. Lee
was elected last November hut Hcat-
ty refined to give up the office forc-
ing Lee to bring suit. The court I hi
that Lee was entitled to the otflce.
This means that M. K. Cllne clerk
Of the superior court at Tulsa must
give up his office to Frank Iri?raham.
who was elected at the November
eleotlon. A similar case at Enid it
M MN'I LIKE
JANITOR MAKES NTARTMNG
CON1 I SSION TO DEATHS 111
CAl'SED IN N i YORK.
UN ADEPT HI BUSINESS
Shows Police How Ras) ii i to Make
Infernal Machines Belonged
to Army and Navy
MOW STORK Feb 4. John Paul
Parrel! a discharged apartmenl house
janitor confessed today that he had
killed Mrs. hlerrera Sunday niht bj
me&ns Of a bomb ha had made and
that by similar means he had caused
the death of Mrs. Helen Taylor a
yen- ago ami attempted the life of
Judge "tlo A. Uosalsky of the court
of c neral sessions last March. Far-
rc'i was held tonight on a otiarge of
munh r for killing Mrs. Heirera
Police Believe Him.
Although the police are convinc-
ed the man Is menially unbalanced.
Deputy Commissioner Dogherty to-
night said detectives had been sent
out in numbers to Investigate the case
anil have learned gnOUgh to lead them
to believe Karrell's Startling story Is
true in the essentials though false
in many details.
Every time Fa troll had a grievance
lie Kcems to have settled the business
with ii bomb. The trouble With Mrs.
Herrera. he said was that she "fired"
him from his Job as Janitor and hired
a negro In his place. lie said he
wanted to tet Judge Uosalsky out of
the Way because the jurist bad sen-
tenced Joseph Harvey a "pal" to
serve S3 years in Sintf SI up tar Steal-
ing $13 worth of Jewelry. I'arrell
told the police he helped rob Peter
Johnson's home in the Bronx In l!u
hut easily escaped.
THi Varying tales.
Farrell wanted to kill the
woman sometimes known as
Walker was more than tho
could fathom. in his early
story Farrell said she was his daugh
ter and he slew her because she had
cone wrong. Later he retracted this
and said she was an Intimate friend
but (rave no reason for killing her.
He also told Dogherty why and by
whom "Kid"' Walker was shot down
and slain In is on the ltowery. He
said Walker betrayed the Ta.vlor
woman and n man named LeStranse
kl'leil him In revenge.
Farrell said he was born in Ire-
ninil f3 years ago and had served as
an Orderl) In the army in the Spanish-American
war. He was asked if
he had served In the navv and he
promptly displayed "C B. N." tat-
tooed on his rlnht arm. He also told
the police he had been confined for a
short time in an insanse asylum at
Made lloiuli for Police.
The bomb Farrell placed opposite
Mrs. Hearerr'S door h had made In
his room according to the same for
mula used In manufacturing the Uo-
salsky anil Taylor Infernal machines.
The material consisted of Iron pipe
Springa paper two box.s. a aleel
button and u pcicusslon cap. The
explosive in each case was nitro-gly-COtine
He RUee the police a speci-
men of his handiwork by concocting
a dummy bomb and demonstrating It
The Taylor and Kos.ilsky bombs
were made In the Cilia? of a house
In Last Fourteenth street Farrell
said where he wag employed as an
(annul (.el Kling.
CINCINNATI. Feb. 4. In a letter
to President August Herrmann of the
National League baseball club re-
ceived today Manager Joe Tinker an-
nounced he had abandoned efforts to
obtain the services of Johnny Kllng
for the Cincinnati team.
He also said he was convinced
thai KUng rould piny professional
hal' this season.
ii.- . i ution Strongly Endorsee Dr
1 III tUlllg I lKMdUOU lo lb ll 111
Here in October.
(IIY J. BURR GIBBONS)
( wnR coi respondent.)
HU8KOQE7E OKLA. Feb 4" -(Special!
The Baatern Oklahoma agricul-
tural association organised tonight
unanimously elected J. F. Darby MUS-
kogee president; H. H. Ball Musko-
gee secretary; Tom Wall Poteau
treasurer; Cyrus Avery Tulsa ami
Thomas Hale McAleStor vice prosj-
deiits. The organisation is open to
branch aaaoclatlons In forty one coun-
ties each prealdeni of a county asso-
ciation to he a member ol the adv is-
II. 11. Bell In the middle of his
speech tonight on how to occupy our
idle Ian is fainted on the stage but re-
covered In twenty minutes and gal-
lantly finished talking. He vvas given
John T. Duma secretary of the In
lernatlonal Dry Farming congress
made a rousing talk Inviting Baatern
Oklahoma to Tulsa In October A
resolution offered by Tate Brady was
unanimously passed by Which the
Eastern Oklahoma agricultural asso-
ciation joins the congress and cltbsena
of Tulsa in extending cordial Invita-
tion to all nations to come to Tulsa
for the great October dry farming
congress. J. f. Darby announces that
be win give up Ills whole time for an
entire year to agricultural work in tho
development of Oklahoma.
The conference was by far the most
widely attended and most successful
agricultural meeting ever held in tin-
state. Thic thousand farmers stock
raisers merchants bankers railroad
omctnls wholesale dealers ami pro
fessional men attended the meeting
which was only originated a few-
weeks ami and which offered no other
inducement than the plain discussion
of the causes effects cures and pre-
ventatives of poor farming In this
Fifty Counties There.
Delegations flocked in on every
train from nearly fifty counties In
Eastern and Southwestern Oklahoma
and lone before noon the convention
hall was packed to overflowing. The
building arranged in typical political
convention hall style with county ban-
ners visible above the heads of their
respective delegations presented n
flattering view to the Muskogee boost-
ers whose efforts of a few short days
resulted in this gigantic gathering of
The convention convened at 9
o'clock and the program composed of
twenty set speeches the perfection of
a permanent organisation and general
discussions of agricultural affairs last-
ed until late in the night. Yet tho
vast army of delegates did not tire of
the fund of valuable Information dis
pensed to them and left the hall only
to eat and catch their trains home.
During the day the following pro-
gram was carried out the speakers
dwelling Intelligently upon what ails
farming In Oklahoma and what has
to be done by the farmers and the
business men to improve farming con-
dltions The list of speeches follows:
Purpose of meeting. J. F. Darby
President of the Muskogee Commer-
Baatern Oklahoma's Agricultural
Problems John Fields. Editor of the
Oklahoma Farm Journal. Oklahoma
The Necessity of Agricultural De-
velopment w. it. Moore Secretary
Chamber of Commerce. Oklahoma
Permanent Business Depends T'pon
Agriculture. C. S. Avery. President
Avery Investment company. Tulsa.
The Panker's Interest in This Move-
ment. Asa B Ramsey President Ok-
lahoma Hankers' Association.
The Importance of Agricultural Pe.
velnpment to the Jobbers. Oponr Hal-
sell Oklahoma city Oklahoma.
The Pettis County Plan.M . V. Car-
roll. Secretary Sedalia Monsters C'uh.
Results In Pettis County S. M. Jor-
dan. Manger Pettis County Itureau of
Plan of the National Crop Improve-
ment committee ftert K. Hall. S.-cre.
tary Crop Improvement Committee.
Farmers' Cn-operative Hemonstra-
tion Work Mr. Kvans. Washington. D.
('.. Special agent Farmers' Co-opera
live Demonstration Work.
The Significance of this Movement
to the Indian CitlSen Ionn H. K -Isey
U. 8. Indian Superintendent Musko-
How to occupy Our Idle Ijinrts II
II. Bell Chairman Agricultural Section
Muskogee Commercial Club.
Purpose of the Congress and Ren.--flts
to Oklahoma Farmers. John T
Rums Secretary International Dry
I III Itl is III voS- III I
it i h i mi Itl is
figures do not lie Thai Is
doubtless the reason the Demo
era! is so ouuMollt ghoul ni 1 1 r
using figures in onnnection with
.my statement as to Us own cir-
culation ami uy it tries to
juggle beiii when it undertakei
to explain the facts which ihey
reveal in eonneotton with the cir-
culation of The World. During
the month or January the total
amount of newspapei postage
paid Into tli. Tulsa postofflct b)
local newspapers of every kind
and character was $4 of this
amount T(ie World pud 146161
of hlch The la. v World
paid $177. Mi leaving $ J S 4 . 7 .
whloh was i-aid by the Weekly
Oklahoma World. By weeks it
was us follows: January 4.
4:'.24; January U 7i 10; Jan-
uary 19. 142.79; January 'JC
$I2S; January 31 $( D.66. Two
issues Of the week.ly during the
mouth were of four pages and
three for six pages.
Wo dare the DtJROrrat to pub-
lish the amount of postage II pal. I
during the same pei bid or for
any previous period of its exist-
ence. There. Is a reason hot your
llfO there Is.
mi ii siii
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HfJu i.uVuK hfojfcll pnimTii ppthtp
. Mill HIHIG
BAHItl II o I III I III llol I
STATU TO ON I I SI OKI UIO-
M Ultl . Finn I sis TIIOM s
WARDEN'S REIGN IS OE?
Bill to 4 ill Salon and (live lrlwMI
Control in ( 'ontlttltediHI laaed
10 BITTER El
IDRAIKOPLB REPLIIX I r.Kltl.Y
To BOMBARDMI VT "I
UY BE II LONG SIEGE
Blent) i Provisions in tin- Town it Is
said. re siinwiti); Knowledge
LONDON Feb. 4. The Turks re-
main on the defensive at Tchatalja
.i ud Adrianople. The Adrtanopb for-
tri si r piles only feebly to the Bul-
garian bombardment and apparently
no attempt has bet n made in the way
of a sortie.
The Turkish newspaper "Tanln"
asserts thai Adrianople n..s surin ieni (if .. I1M .vii and said thai if
provisions ior icon i ui .hoi . ..(. rbomay persisted in Ills un
true statements he would use the
n J II K1 I KID
Oklahoma CITY '-'eh 4 (Spe-
cial) Another stormy debate on the
state capltol question vvitb Bcnators
Thomas ami Barret) again taking the
leading parts marked today's session
of the s nate The debate became vary
personal and al one time Senator Bar-
rett threatened to use "the shorter and
uglier word'' if the senator from Com-
manche persisted In his lino of talk.
Senator Thomas chained that as R
result of a meeting of the publlo
building committee this morning
(Senators Barrett and Thompson were
seeking to reopen the entire capltol
question by Inviting other cities to
make porposlttons ami thus befogging
the real issue of accepting or turning
down the Oklahoma City proposition.
Senator Thomas says that this fli:ht
was for the purpose of letting tho
Senate know what was going 00
Tin- debate arose when Senator
Thomas Introduced a resolution ilr
acting the committee to Qpjistder and
report on the propositions now before
them before advertising for "ny other
propositions. He openly oharged thai
the committee bad decided to adver.
ttsc to other towns for proposition! on
the capltol location.
Senator tlarretl emphatically denied
Ibis and declared "the senator from
commanche was supplanting the sena-
tor from Oklnhoma 'il and bad be-
come the special pleader for the capl-
tol building company."
Thomas said he would overlook the
Insinuation bul he still thought the
committee was trying to broaden its
scope beyond the mailers already be.
fore them. Barrett rose t" a question
s sin in (XT m mi iv
l.l is DIVOIU I PKOM in II
HAiriMOttiS Fab 4. "I don'l be
llcvc wives should kiss their husbands
I don't believe anybody oiinlit to kiss."
This vvas the reply Mrs. Theresa B.
Deems -- yours old and comely gave
when askci bj the court if she did not
want tu klSS her husband and make
Then Jiiili;.- Ambler paroled QeO. W.
Deems who had been arraigned on a
char:.- ol noil support on cone
that in pay a week toward tie-
porl of his wife and seven yea.
Mrs Deems said afterwards tha
had never been kissed mt even by jj
parents and thai she would nol
her child Whom she loved mole i .
lid- own life" I ause she did DOl '
lleve In klssliiK
in nay i i:mt is adbiiknn to
.lolS I s s-o s Mi s ol-
I.AHOM NKWHPAPI its.
Turkish t'1 ports declare that Ihe for
tress certainly will be able to hold
out for several weeks.
(Continued on page 2.)
Bulgarians lie tiring?
CONSTANTINOPLE Feb. 4. Tho
Bulgarians according to reports re-
ceived tonight are retiring from tho
Burning villas of Tchatalja especi-
ally on tin- left wing. This is regard-
ed as a strategical movement possibly
with the Idea of draw inn the Turks
into tile offensive.
Tile belief is held among Military
experts hare thai no serious opera-
tions are to be expei ted at Tohalulla
for the present. The condition of the
southern portion of the Zone between
the lines of the belligerents Is such
as lii render the movement of men
impossible it is little bettor than a
morass only on the higher ground
In the northern region can tho armies
come Into contact and It seems Im-
probable that either will Indulge It
an attack In force.
According to the best Information
here the fortress will bo aide to rissist ;
for a long time. Much Is expected by
competent officers of the new blood.
w hich now Is at the head of both i
military and civil administrations
burning to avenge the earlier defeats
nd the enterprise and darlni; of men !
like Bnver Hey now for the first
time given u chance. It Is b liSVed
may surprise the allies.
LONDON Feb 4. Forty new
Servian gUIIS ate bombarding Adrian-
ople sa.vs a despatch to tho Dally
Mall from llelgrado. I'ugatlves from
that town say there still are com-
paratively large iiintitltles of fund in
Adriunoplo and few medical i s
shorter and uglier word. He then
moved to refer the resolution to the
committee -on public buildings He
said the resolution was an effort to
brow-beat and hog-tle the committee
ami lint the committee would realgn
before they WOUld consent to It Sev-
eral oilier membors joined In Ihe dis-
cussion which only vvas cut off wli n
the senate went into a brief executive
session The mailer still was unde-
cided when tin. body adjourned
A bill thut Is believed will mean the
end of Warden DIck'S term us head
of Hie slate penitentiary was passed
by tip- senate today. The hill places
the warden under the control of the
board of prison control consisting of
the governor attorney general and
president of the Hoard of Agriculture
giving them tin- righi to remove and
appoint two members of this hoard
are known to be opposed to Mr. Dick.
The Idil also cut the siilnry from
$s 600 to 2.roo.
In Hie discussion it was brought nut
that. In addition to the salarv. lb"
warden is furnished a jj:..iioo home
by the state gets his groceries al cost.
has a convict do bis laundry and lias
a trusty as chauffeur and I:.
The senate today Informally decld
ed to begin the aotual Impeachment
trial of Stat.- Auditor Leo Meyer on
t'eh. 13. Meyer will answer to the
charges Thursday ami win then be
given seven dfiVs to prepare for trial
Slate Printer (Hies k'arris will he tried
after disposal of the Meyer ruse.
10-TON WEIGHT FALLS:
3 KILLED. 6 INJURED
WATER GATE BREAKS TIMBERS
AND CRASHES INTO QROVP
DETROIT i-'cb. 4. Three men
were killed ami six injured lute today
when a ten-ton water gute dropped
Into a trench Where the men were
working ut Charles and Curiam)
avenue. The Injured men were all
taken to a hospital and several may
TIM dead Include Andrew Kvan
foreman. Nearly all of tho other
victims were foreign laborers.
The trench was being excavated
for a lt-lncb water mnln. The gato
supported by heavy timbers was
being lowered into th- trench when
It Is claimed one of the timbers sud-
denly broke. The workmen were
caught practl ally without warning
I I.ook LOOKED FOB l PARIS
' Utter SHilo Near- Danger Ilin Pre
I'Altlfl Feb. 4 The river Seine
continues to rise and now lacks only
forty centimeters of the 40. 7fi meter.
Stage Whloh Is the danger level. Tlo
I authorities are beginning to take pre.
I cautions for the emergency whloh will
arise if the flood goes beyond that
Baseball at 'J p. m.
CHICAGO Feb. (National leagtu
baseball games In this city will begin
at 2 o'clock In the afternoon the coin
Ing season Instead of 3 O'clock SI
has hi en the practice.
In making tills announcement to-
day. President Murphy of the Chicago
National League team said that th.
ordinary Rame will be completed by
4 o'clock and patrons will ha VI pb nty
of time to get home for dinner.
Spanish Xnitmssailor Quits.
MADRID Fell. 4 J. I'lerres Cah
ellero HpanNh ambassador to France
today resigned his post owing to his
i onneetlon with the South Spanish
Rx-Sexretary War siM-ks
MONTREAL Feb. 4. Jaoob M
Dickinson ex-secretary of war In
I'resident Tuft's cabinet was one of
the principal speakers tonight at the
annual dinner of the Montreal Ha:-
I'BOSFI I i ion finishes i i . nu-
ri MSTANTl l. EVIDENCE IN
WHS A NEGRO SHE SAYS
Wile Will Testify Thai Her Husband
is Noi Unlit Neighbors Hoard
Hun at Door.
AIKEN s. c ITeb. 4.- With tho
examination of eight witnesses the
prosecution lato to. lay practically
finished the construction of its cir-
cumstantial case Against Frederick .
Reach of New fork charged i th at-
tacking bis wife. Two or throe minor
witnesses probably will be Introduced
Mrs. Beaoh tomorrow will take the
-land In testify that It was a negro
nnd nol her husband who slashed her
throat at the Beach winter home here
.No Accounts r Assault.
Not om- of the witnesses whose
testimony consumes the rirst mm
could give details of the assault. Four
members of the Wyniall family liv
ing across I ne street torn or u series
of .screams from different parts of Ih.i
Beach premises about nine thirty
..clock on the night of February 'id.
Two of them testified that the dying
1 1 ho of the last scream was quickly
followed by loud rapping on a dooi
and th! sound of a man's voice ex-
"This is Beach lei me In."
Through Dr Marlon Wyman. the
defense tu ought out the fa. l thut
Beach explained to him the next day
that after finding his Wife prostrated
Ihe victim of a negro assailant and
alter carrying her Into Ihe house he
had gone out again in search of the
man Returning unsuccessful. Beach
told him he had knocked on the door
to be admitted.
The last witness of the day was
Sheriff ii U Howard. Chief of Polloa
of Aiken at the time He told of be-
ing summoned to the Beach home
about an hour after the assault was
supposed to have occurred. To him
Beach related the same story that he
told to others. Ha said he did not
aee Mrs. Beach. An examination of
the premises he said disclosed evi-
dences of a struggle on the ground
in the side yard There he found ear
rings combs and hair pins after-
wards Identified as belonging to Mrs.
BMch Hid a bloody fence picket
whb h he s.ihl hud been torn off tho
fence se pe rating the Beach nnd Ly-
Mis Beaoh was the most OonsplCU-
ous witness In the court room today
-he sat through the two long sessions
Inking an Occasional note from the
testimony and .hitting with her hus-
band and friends who surrnuib d her.
A Jury of countrymen will decide
the guilt or Innocence of the wealthy
New Torker. Seven of them nro
farmers una S merchant an I the
Othl rs cotton mill men. Farh man
answered Imsi'iitlngly when asked If
hi- could give ih" defendant an im-
partial and fair trial.
Mlis. sHll DVOOER I'll 9
Tulss Woman succumbs to Long 111-
m us i Sari) Phis Morning
Mrs Sarah Dogger. '.'16 West 19th
street wife of Solo man Dogger died
at her home at 1" 30 o'clock this
(Wednesday) morning from cancer
with which she hud been afflicted fot
several years. Mrs. Bugger wai "5
years old. Her four children llirt
M Alfred H and lvun M. Duggsr and
Mrs J. W. Chuney live In Tulsa and
the family Is well known here
Funeral services will be held at
the homo Thursduy morninu It 1(1 10
o'clock with intorment in Oaklawn
SOME HONEST OFFICIALS
Are Lefl Be laser! Defends Action
in Commuting Death sentences
In Ufe in Prison.
l .1 . M M I t KB
1 btaff Correspondent
i IKLAHOMA CITV Bleb 4 (Spe-
cial. )- in an address to a joint ses-
sion of the legislature tonight. Gover-
nor Lee Orttce took occasion to hit-
terly assail the newspapers that had
criticised him and declared thut such
criticism hail been inspired either by
disappointed offloe seekers or by
those wiio had a special Interest to
serve. II was plain thai he meant
the Tulsa Democrat when he said
hal hardly an Issue of a certain pa
per in Baatern Oklahoma came out
w Ii bout an assault upon himself be-
cause he had refused to appoint th.i
editor of thai paper a member of the
slate school board.
Haas Up the Chatter
In opening the governor declared
thai or the past two years he hud
been receiving advice and "you can
Can do the same as I did pay very
little attention to It" Be dl ussed
the many charges of corruption
among the state officials and sain
that If Ihe legislature listened to all
the charges they would be In session
"1 am nol discouraging Investiga-
tion" he declared "l am saying you
should make every Investigation an
honest one. Tin- trouble with many
Is tin y don't waul to flitil the truth.
You should be Just as anxious to Ond
Hie good things a man bis done as
the bad things. Von have some bOH-
eat Official! ill this slate."
cm D.mn Expenses.
Do declared there had been much
extravagance in Hie slate anil said It
was the fault of liberal appropriations-
by former legislatures lie ask-
ed the members to cut out all un-
ci inry appropriations and served
notice thai if they did not he would
veto the bills.
The audience cheered when he said
the gambler and bootlegger would he
put out of business and the number
of officials reduced.
lie warned the members against
tho lobbyist and against combinations
and deals to pass up bills suyiug ha
would veto any bill passed In that
lie flea bd with the members to
preserve ihe be. Is of navigable
streams to the state and urged tho
establishment of a legislative bureau.
lie touched on the conservation of
human life ami said more attention
bad been paid to horses and mules
than to human beings.
Burn Him in Effigy
lie uree.l Hie locating of the blind
school either in Tulsa Muskoeee or
Oklahoma City although either of
Mi. first two towns would burn me in
effigy" Finally he defended his ac-
tion In commuting all death sentenc-
es declaring murders had been re-
duced 21! per cent In Oklahoma dur-
ing the past two years when there
had been no hangings and lynchlnga
MORE CLAIMS VGATNST SICKLES
Two Executions Served A?nint Iged
Veteran or War.
NKW VOBK Feb 4 -Two more
executions ngalHSt OenernI Daniel B
Sickles the aged warrior whbh must
be satisfied out of tils property before
the states claim for his shortage in
the monument fund can be collected
were received by the sheriff today.
The executions are In favor of August
Heckseher for II MS and the Nation-
ai itink of Orange County New York
for '"4'J Another person Is OO-dl-
fendant with Oeneral sickles in th
HIS Hi NOT PN1
so Bl I I s Hl'PRI ME it DG1 IN
DECIDING CAW FOR Mo
INI. I'll It lii ( .
NEW fORK Feb. i The dlstrl-
button of motion picture tl ins is not
u Utility which might further the
public good therefore the greater
New fork Film Rental company can-
; nol compel the Motion Picture Pat-
ents Company lo supply it with pirns
ne Court Justice McCall so ml.
in matters closely touching upog
;lho public Interest." reads his deci
sion monopoly of trade to tho exclu-
Slotl at one whose service might fur-
th r the public good may he regulat-
rd or restrained but the subject of
this actmn the distribution of mo-
tion picture ti ms Is nut within this
class Of public Utilities"
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