The Tahlequah Arrow. (Tahlequah, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 29, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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THE OFFICIAL DEMOCUATlC PAPER OF CHEROKEE COUNTY.
TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20. ti :2.
May Cross the Mexican
WASHINGTON, U. C.. Feb. 26.—
The war departinent late Saturday
intimated it will issue orders to Col.
Stever at El Paso, to lead his troops
across the Mexican line and drive
the belligerents beyond th« danger
none, if General Orozeo's forces in
their attack of Juarez fire into El
Paso. I'nder no other circumstances,
however, are tho American troop*
authorized to invade Mexican soil.
F.L I'A SO, Tex.. Feb. 2®.--If in-
formation brought in by p Mexican
railroad laborer l correct, the ad-
vance of the Vasquistn rebels on
Juarez has begun.
The Mexican said a rebel troop
train had arrived on tho Northwest-
ern line, fourteen miles below Jua-
He ;;aid troops were retrained and
three cars sent back for more sol-
diers. Wires on the Hue are down.
The reported arrival of rebebls at
Hauche was confirmed when railroad
officials in Juarez received a demand
to send out three cars of water. They
Tho rebels wll make a demand, it
is said, for the surrender of Juarez,
it is believed there will be no resist-
ance. An anti-American proclama-
tion was issued Saturday from tho
same printing office that issued the
T'evino-Orozco manifestos F-iday
night. United States and El Paso of-
ficials are preparing to raid the
troops to Move.
SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Feb. 2U.-—
The entire Twenty-second regiment
of infantry and one battalion of the
Third field artillery, stationed at
Fort Sam Houston, were Saturday or-
Condensed .Statement ot ihe Condition of
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
As rendered to the Comptrolled of t he Currency ot the close oi business
February 20, 1912
Loans and Discounts . .. $259,457.05 'Capital Stock . . . .
Overdrafts 2,668.73 Surplus Fund ...
I'. S. Bonds 50,000.00 Undivided Profits
Premium on Bonds .... None Circulation ...
Furniture and Fixtures. 2,376.00 iDeposits .
Real Estate 11,874.07!
Five Per Cent Fund. . . . 2,500.00 i
. . .*438,650.61
The above statement Is correct
D. O. SCOTT. Cashier
\V. W. HASTINGS, Pre*
D (> SCOTT. Cashier
D. W. WILSON, Vice-Pres.
J. ROBT WYLY. Ass't. Cashier
Frisco Local Train Crew
(From Monday's Daily Arrow.)
The train crew on the Frisco local
were held up last night, while
switching at Fort Gibson. The rob-
bers, who were negroes, took most
of tho personal property belonging
to the crew and succeeded in mak-
ing their getaway.
A \<>TIIER SKYHCRAPER
Special to the Arrow
MUSKOGEE, Okla., Feb. 21.—
Muskogee is retaining her name of
Queen City of the Southwest, but
if building keeps up will have to
substitute Skyscraper City of the
Today 0. I). Revell financed a
proposition to build a 14-story build-
ing on West Okmulgee avenue, ad-
joining the new Metropolitan build-
ing, of which he is the owner, here,
to be occupied by a department store
from New York City.
si \ iTOR BRISTOW
READY FOR FIGHT
dered by tho war department to pro-
ceed to El Paso at ouce. The first
section of six ttains needed to trans-
port the troops got under way by
12 o'clock Saturday night, and the
others will follow as soon as the
Southern Pacific railroad can furnish
transportation equipment. General
Duncan expects to have the entire
force enroute within 24 hours.
Will Spray for
San Jose Scale
Louis Meyers Appointed Sprayer
for Tahlequah and Vicinity.
TWO REPORTS ON
WASHINGTON, 1). C., Feb. 23 —
Two reports from tho house on in-
terstate commerce, one favoring free
toll passage ot American ships
through the Panama canal,, and the
other a system of toll charges to ap-
ply to American as well as foreign
shipping, were predicted yesterday
by members of the committee.
WASHINGTON, D. C„ Feb. 23.—
The Lorltner and Stephenson elec-
tion cases occupied the entire time
of tho senate Wednesday.
Senator Heyburn, who wrote the
majority report of the Investigating
committee which exonerated Senator
Stephenson, draw a quick reply from
Senator Bristow of Kansas, when he
announced that he intended to press
the Stephenson case for continuous
consideration until disposed of.
"The senator may think that he
can drive this thing alone," retorted
Senator Bristow with some feeling,
"but lie will find he Is mistaken.
There may be reasons why ho does
not want the details of this case ex-
posed, hut they will be presented."
Investigation to Take
in National Banks
RELATIONSHIP OF HANKERS TO the Henry and Bryan forces of the
1 MONOPO houHC aH an adequate concession.
LIES WILL BE SOUGHT.
WASHINGTON. D. C„ Feb. 26.-- j
An investigation to determine wheth- KANSAS Lli mo.,
er there is a "money trust" in tho 1* rom Evanston, ® Kj*
United States, operating through or and back again, G. L. Ingram and
in connection with the national Duffy Ingram, his nephew, had car-
bank,, was ordered by the house ried their " hottin' irons" without
Saturday by a vote of 270 to 8. interference. Hands in Pockets,
While Republican regulars and in- leaving hardware and ammunition
surgents protested that the inquiry exposed, tho pair sauntered up Main
as proposed was a "sham" and a "de-j street yesterday. At ElSh,h s .
lusion," they joined the Democratic a policeman took them under arrest
forces in support of a compromise and dragged them before the prose-
"money trust" resolution and sue-; cuting attorney upon a cnarge
ceeded in securing all but eight Re- carrying conccalei*
Louis Meyers has received appoint- !5
; mont from the state entomologist as
oity sprayer, with instructions to
! spray all fruit trees and bushes in
and around Tahlequah against the
San Jose scale, which is prevalent
over the state and which the authori-
ties are making a streuuous effort
He is ordered to proceed at once
with the work. E. W. Stafford, dep-
uty state entymologist, will be in
Tahlequah this week to arrange for
the spraying of all fruit trees and
bushes in the county. In his commu-
nication to Mr. Meyers he says there
will be enough work in Cherokee
county to keep a half dozen spraying
outfits busy untall spring.
The spraying will be done at a
nominal cost and it will be much
cheaper for the average person who
only has a limited number of trees
to "let the state do the spraying, as
the cost of an apparatus Is consid-
Parties wishing to contract to do
spraying should call on or address
| Louis Moyers, Tahlequah.
House Leader Under-
wood Seeks Nomination
After taking the $4, Brown went up
town. Upon returning home, the
doctor had occasion to open the
trunk and discovered the theft. Sus-
picion at once pointed to Brown, who
It was known, had been in the house,
and a search of the town found him
at a colored restaurant on North
Muskogee avenue. Dr. Bond on a
pretext of having to make a drive,
started home with Brown. After
arriving at the house ho accused
Brown of tho theft and called the of-
ficers. Brown confessed his guilt,
returning to Dr. Bond the $4 he had
MRS. ROOSEVELT TO PANAMA.
publbican voteB in its support.
of the judiciary
during the course
A third resolution for an investi-
gation of railroad monopolies was
presented by Chairman Adamson of,'"e '
tho interstate commerce commission. t.eorg<
These are expected to form tho basis
for the second and third branches
of the great investigation of finan-
cial. transportation and Industrial V(KSMKN BO|5 BANK;
ji It n j J* u
The threatened split In the Deni-, LOOT IS NOT KNOWN
ocratic ranks due to the refusal of ,
itIi them and refused to file
will creata a right smart of
excitement back home when we tell
boys about this," remarked
eorge, who is a sheepman. "It
ain't really necessary to carry guns in
our country, but everybody seems to
do it as a matter of habit."
party leaders to support the plan of
Representative Henry of Texas for a
special investigation committee, was
completely avoided by a compromise
resolution prepared by the rules
committee early in the day. It in-
structed the banking and currency
committee, of which Representative
Pujo of Louisiana, is chairman, to
make a full investigation of banking
and currency conditions, "including
all matters touched tmon in house
resolution No. 405, within the juris-
diction of said committee."
The direct reference to Mr. Hen- j
ry's orignall resolution which speci-
fied many charges upon which Wall
street, the railroad financial groups,
the large industrial concerns and
other financial powers aro alleged to
have conspired to control industrial
a4 fimaslal affairs, was accepted by
HOBART, Okla., Feb. 21.—The
Bank of Dill City, sixteen miles
northwest of here, was robbed of a
large sum of money last night when
yeggmen forced the safe and secured
the entire contents. Officials of the
bank refuse to state the exact amount
taken. The robbers stole two horses
and a buggy and favored with a
heavy snow made good their escape
although a posse of deputy sheriffs
are close on tho trail.
Moody Has Pneu-
MOODY, Okla., Feb. 26.—This
town has an epidemic of pneumonia.
Four cases aro reported among the
llttlo children of the town, they be-
ing the 11-year-old doughter of Mr.
md Mrs. Jess Palone; the six-year-
old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Pilch-
; er; the little baby or Mr. and Mrs.
j Henry Hicks, and the 10-year-old
i daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lon
Plead Guilty to
Theft of $4.00
NEW YORK, Feb. 26.—-Mrs. The-
odore Roosevelt, wife of the former
I president, sailed in the liner Turrja-
jda for Colon. Panama, Saturday, for
(the benefit of her health. Mrs. Roose-
velt will spend about six weeks in
Panama and probably will return by
the way of San Francisco, where she
will visit her son and daughter-in-
law, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Roose-
FINISH FRISCO DEPOT
| (From Monday's Daily Arrow.)
E. M. Vandersllce of Oklahoma
I City, who has the contract for erect-
; ing the Frisco depot in this city,
: made the statement today that he
(expects to complete the depot and
(have It ready for occupancy within
i45 days' time. If this prediction is
correct the 10th of April will find
(things looking good in the depot line.
ANOTHER BIG PRIZE.
j Clarence Brown, colored, plead
! guilty to tho theft of $4 from Dr.
T. J. Bond In tho county court this
morning and was sentenced by Judge
i Parks to pay a $25 fine, and serve
(From Monday's Daily Arrow.) : 30 days imprisonment in tho county
A fine Victor graphaphone and j Jail.
thirty-five records was added today I Brown, who is hostler toi
to the listof prizes to be given away i Bond, took advantage of the absence
by tho Arrow in tho combination j the family trom their home and
contest which closes Saturday after-1 opened the lid o a trunk wherein
nooa, j lay a grip containing f!4 in silver.
(From Monday's Daily Arrow)
Reported by the Mohler undertak-
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
L. F. Gibson died yesterday. Inter-
ment in City cemetery today.
Win. P. York of Park Hill, died
February 23, of old age. Funeral
services were held yesterday and in-
terment in Park Hill Cemetery,
WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 26.—
Representative Oscar W. Underwood
of Alabama, majority leader of the
house, Saturday was formally enter-
ed in the race for the Democratic
nomination for the presidency. Sen-
ator Bankhead, in making the an-
nouncement, also stated the opening
of Underwood headquarters in this
Mr. Banklieud will act us chairman
of the Underwood movement and as
his manager. The statement fol-
"To set at rest any quostion in
he public mind as to the actual
candidacy of Representative Under-
wood of Alabama, I desire to say that
all we are doing in his behalf has
his full and lietarty concurrence. He
Is a candidate and is in the race not
only to win the nomination, but al-
so for the election in November."
The Underwood headquarters an'
situated in the Woodward office
building in the upper port of the
business section. Desks, tables and
other office fixtures have been in-
"Headquarters will be conducted."
announced the Bankhead statement,
"in a strictly systematic and busi-
ness like way, with as much regard
for detail as is exercised by the most
complex and minutely organized bus-
iness concern. Every moment of the
day will be filled with zealous acti\-
ities, carried on by my enthusiastic
and trained assistants.
"I wish the people of the country
to know that wo expect to go in on
the strength of our candidate, his
high character, his well tried lead-
ership, his perfect sanity and poi^e
and his fidelity, both to his friend-
ships and also to the grei.t and time
honored principles of the Democratic
party. If we are unable to win, save
through anonymous and unsigned at-
tacks on other candidates, then v e
don't expect, or even care, to wlii.
Indeed, under such circumstances,
we do, It will never be forgotten
that there is a certain comity due
between candidates of the same party
and after tho nomination we must
be in position to fight a common po-
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