The Tahlequah Arrow. (Tahlequah, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1912 Page: 3 of 8
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CHfc I AHLtUUAH AKKUW, 1 AMLbUUAH. UKLA.
Campbell Russell Sues
Phoenix for Libel 1
MUSKOGEE, Okla., Feb. 17.—'
CharRinK that he was libeled by
the publication of an article publish- j
ed on February 12, commenting on;
the investigation made here by Ben
Harrison, secretary of 6tat<\ on the j
regularity of names signed to an In-1
itiative petition. State Senator Camp- |
bell Russell filed suit yesterday
against the Phoenix Printing com-1
pnny for 110,000 damages.
Ho charges that the statement is;
false and malicious.
Here Is the paragraph to which
he objects: "The morning session
was comparatively uneventful, but
Will Head Demo-
CHICAGO, Feb. 17.—Five mur-
derers were hanged in tho county
jail yesterday, while counsel were
vainly trying to secure n stay order
on tho ground that the condemned
men were insane.
The men were Frank Shiblawski,
Ewald Shiblawski, hi* brother; Phil-
lip Sommerlang and Thomas Schultz,
was coiuiNiruiivcij uuv>< un-*-, "** " " •_ ..
the afternoon hearing bordered on slayers of Fred \\. GutinwJr., a
the sensational when L. W. Mead truck (urmer.^who was ^eld up. rob
nil w II iVtrkor both testified thut jiiicI murdered wnllo ho r
Cator Russell bad 8Vnodho tat- turning to his home In tho outskirts
^r's narao to the petfuon without of the city last October, and Thomas
K to state th, he had authored first.to ^^^h^
the signing. • , from Jud(?e McKInley of the su-
l perior court, rushed iuto the jail
and summoned Jailer Davis to court.
The command was not obeyed and
Instead Chief Deputy Sheriff Peters
telephoned to the judge that two of
! the men had been hanged and that
I the executions would proceed unless
Either Clark or Wilson
was issued and Sommerlang and
Schultz followed their companions
in crime on the gollows.
Representatives of the state's at-
torney's office resisted the attempt
to delay the execution and told
•ludgo McKInley that the petition al-
leging insanity which under the law
is a bar to execution, was presented
for the purpose of delay.
This was hotly denied by counsel
for the condemned men and a wordy
altercation occupied the minutes in
which tho four men were being pre-
pared for the gollows.
Judge McKInley declined to per-
mit the petition to be filed until 1*
had been read. The prosecutors in-
sisted that the petition which was
signed by Rev. Mr. Pinskl, was not
in accord with the facts.
\ The two others who were engaged
in the murder of Fred Guelzow were
sentenced to the penitentiary for
i They were Frank Kita and
I Schomskl, each 16 years old.
The Money Saved
By buying groceries at Tinnin-
Hunt & Co. '9 Grocery. Wo keep
nothing but the vehy best and sell
at reasonable prices. Our motto be-
ing "Live and Let Live. ' A largo
majority of tho people of this town
have found this out. If you have
not, come In and tho matter will be
settled, for you will then always be
one of our customers.
* TINNIN, HUNT
V- £. £ s. t f §. £ zr r ertf e- frrf fc r- 11
WASHINGTON. I). C.. Feb. 17.—
Affairs of te Democratic presidential
nomination contest have reached a
show-down. Either Wilson or Clark
will be the nominee. That much has
been determined by somo of the
leading lights of Democracy In Wash-
ington Harmon, bccouse of the at-
tacks made upon him by Bryan, al-
leging that he is too friendly with
Wall street, practically has been
eliminated from tho contest, so far
as actually capturing the nomina-
Harmon will remain In the racc to
the end, however, and the slogan of
the anti-Wilsonites is "anything to
beat Wilson." Harmon will be used
as a stalking horse in evory state
and coalations will be formed with
the Clark forces to dofeat Wilson.
In Kentucky is Revived
Can We, or
A BIO SHORTAGE.
JACKSON, Ky„ Feb. 17.—A Ijng
slumbering Breathitt county feud
war was rcvlded yesterday when
John Davidson and Levi Johnson
were killed and another man
wounded near Buckhorn, about
twenty miles from here. The shoot-
ng was dono from Sandlin's store
along the mountain road and five
men are said to have participated.
Davidson recently was acquitted
of the charge of murdering John Ab-
ner, who long had been identified
with tho Callrhans of this ssctlon.
He was friendly with the Deatons
which has resulted in what is term-
ed the Deaton-Davidson clan. Tho
diooting on yesterday occurred with-
in three miles of Ed Callahan's home.
It is feared the trouble will bring on
further resumption of hostilities.
i.« I County Convention
Will Void a
WASHINGTON, 1). C., Feb. 10.— j 27, 1830; also the treaties v
Doubt as to the legality of ; ti exoc- j cherokee8 July. 1866. at W
utico order signed by Theodore .
utice order signed by Theodore
Roosevelt, two days before ho left
the White House, caused tho trans-
fer back from the forest service to
the department of interior of 2,f>00,-
000 acres of Indian forest land in
California, New Mexico and Arizona.
President Taft, it is thought, will
sign the order reversing the action
of his predecssor.
Tho favorite son policy which It,
seemed early in the campaign would OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb 17.—
be pursued to break up tho delega- Deputy State Examiner Cahill re-
tions to tho Baltimore convention j turned to Oklahoma City yesterday
has been abandoned to somo extent. | night Duncan with a report on the
The fight has narrowed down to , office of the county treasurer of
" 'stephens county, Gabe Fltsbaugh,
who left the county two weeks ago,
several thousand dollars short. Ca-
hlll's report shows the treasurer to
be between ?7,000 and $8,000 short.
. The official was suspended and a
Clark and Wilson with the Harmon
crowd backing Clark and these two
factions will bo at it hammer and
tongs from now until the deciding
ballot has been cast in tho national
IH<; CROWD IN TOWN.
(From Saturday'# Dally Arrow.)
j HUGO, Okla., Feb. 17.—The 6ev
lu spite of tho lnclcmont weather. , en-year-old daughtc- of J. L. Lam-
a large crowd Is in town today shop- beth of West Main street, died of
ping and attending the Democratic meningitis yesterday. This is the
county convention. Tho city mor-1 first d ,th lu the city from this dis-
chants are exhuberent over the j ease. Meningitis has caused eight
splendid trado today, being tho best ! deaths so far in the county. Twelve
in several weeks for most of them. \ cases of the disease are reported.
(From Saturday's Daily Arrow.)
The Democratic convention con-
vened this afternoon and W. W. Hast-
ings was elected chairman and J. P.
Thompson, secretary. The follow-
ing resolutions were introduced by
J. I. Coiirsey and after much friend-
ly talk endorsed by the delegates
NORMAN MACK RESIGNS.
NEW YORK, Feb. 17.—Norman
E. Mack yesterday resigned as chair-
man of the Democratic state commit-
tee, and George M. Palmer, former
minority leader in the assembly, was
chosen at. his successor. The pres-
sure of his duties as chairman of
the Democratic national committee
caused Mr. Mack to present is res
ignation to the state committee,
which met late yesterday to select
delegates to the coming national con-
MR. ALLEN BACON.
taut enaorseu uy iui- ucicsaivs. | The Philathea class of the M. E.
Be is resolved by the Democrats of Sunday school have been fortunate
Cherokee County in convention as- jn securing Mr. Allen Bacon In a
acmbled: piano rectlal at the church Tuesday
First, that we renew our allegi- evening, February 27. Mr. Bacon
ance to the time-honored principles js Known as one of tho foremost pi-
of the Democratic party as express- ano artists in this country and will
ed in the last state and national plat- undoubtedly receive a grand ovation
form. I when he makes his appearance In
Second, that we are unalterably this city.
opposed to what is known as the
OKLAHOMA CITY. Feb. 17.—
That by reason of the treaties with
tho Choctaws, made October 18,
1820, at Doak's Stand, near the
Natchez road; as well as the treaty
of Dancing Rabbit Creek, September
ton, and with the Choctaws and
Chlckasaws, and tho federal acts
passed to enforce said treaties, the
entire state of Oklahoma, except tho
counties of Beaver, Texas and Cim-
arron, is governed by the interstate
commerce liquor laws that now pro-
hibit shipments into the Indian Ter-
ritory, is the contention of Attor-
ney General West. ThiB appears in
the additional brief of W. J. Caudill.
state enforcement officer, in the case
where D. M. Blunk Is suing to re-
cover a shipment of liquor seized by
Tho case as to the Indian Tern-
tory side of the stato la very clear
upon the question of Interstate ship-
ments, says Attorney General Weet.
It has been found upon investiga-
tion that the enabling act does not
repeal these previous federal lawe
and treaties against the introduction
of liquor into the Indian Territory.
Moreover both the circuit court of
appeals and the circuit court hold
that if the federal laws have not
been repealed that thoy will continue
to forbid the Introduction of liquor
into all places which tho Indian trea-
Seme splendid press reports of
his artistic work aro in our hands,
but lack of space prevents our pub-
lishing them today. The papers
next week will tell you more of his
splendid endorsements from vari-
IT IS JUST AS EASY
to gain as good name as a bad one
when you place yourself before the
public. CompetRors cannot hurt a
good name, and tt is hard to change
a bad one.
IN THE HARDWARE BUSINESS
our name stando for reliability, fair
dealing and reasonable prices. The
public kaows this, and as a result our
business grows fast. A good name
Is bettor than riches.
Aiken bill, proposing to abolish cer-
tain educational institutions in the
state now being attempted to be in-
itiated, and the delegates elected by
this convention to the state conven- —
tion are instructed to cause to be in- ous placesover the country.
troduced and support a resolution f0r them.
in the state convention opposing tho ,
same and are further instructed to ; CHURCH DINNER.
support no man for a delegate to :
the national convention or any oth- (From Saturday's Daily Arrow.)
er position in the convention not j ,rlle i_a(jte8- Aid Society of the
known to be openly against said bill. prpSbyterian church served dinner
Third, whereas, the delegates elec-
A A- J. JLi
ted from this convention to the state
convention to be held at Oklahoma
City on February 22, 1912, aro the
servants of the Democrats of Chero-
kee county and should not reflect
their individual views, but should
represent the will of the Democrats
of Cherokee county; be it further
resolved that the delegates elected
by this convention are instructed to
vote for a resolution in the state
convention endorsing the candidacy
of Woodrow Wilson for the office of
President of the United States, and
the delegates are further instructed
to vote for such other officers at the
convention known to tavor his can-
didacy. , ,,
Fourth, whereas, we believe one
[of our fellow Democrats Is especially
qualified to serve this district as a
delegate to the national convention
at Baltimore in June; be it therefore
further resolved that W. W. Hast-
ings is the choice of this convention
for such position and the delegates
to the state convention are further
instructed to use their efforts to
cause his selection.
Fifth, that the delegates elected by
this convention are instructed to
vote upon all questions arising in
the state convention as a unit.
J. P. THOMPSON,
The following delegates were elec-
ted to cast tho vote of the county:
Dr. G. W. Blake, R. H. Couch,
J. A. Lawrence, J. I. "Coursey, Dr.
R. W. Murray, Dr. L. W. Gore, J.
Berry King, Judge J. H. Pitchford,
Calo Starr, J. T. Thompson, J. W.
Reid, H. B. Teehee, J. W. Antoino,
M. M- Ballew and Levi Revs.
today in the Fite room, south of
Casey's store. The dinner was well
attended and a neat sum realized
by the ladies for their, effort.
REST AND HEALTH TO MOTHER AND CHILD.
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kind. Twenty-live cents a bottle.
WASHINGTON, D. C„ Feb. 17.—
That over twenty thousand names
would be added to the Choctaw-
Chickasaw rolls ir a bill Introduced by
Congressman Harrison of Mississippi
should becoino a law, was the state-
ment made by one of the attorneys
for tho claimants before the sub-
committee of the house Indian com-
mittee. Hearings on the bill are
now in progress before the sub-com-
mittee, composed of Representatives
Russell of Missouri, Miller of Min-
nesota, Smith of New York, and
Jacoway of Arkansas.
Representative Harrison and At-
torney Cantwell of St. Loulu, who
represents the claimants have al-
ready appeared before the commit-
tee. Representatives of the Choc-
taws and Chickasaws are strenuous-
ly opposing the proposed legislation
which would be an entering wedg^
for a general reopening of tho roll.-
of the Five Civilized Tribes.
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