Bartlesville Examiner. (Bartlesville, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 308, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 3, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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PETITION IN BOOTS PAYS
VISIT TO COUNGIL HALL
Johnstone Avenue Residents Insist on a Change
For Better in Paving Being Laid in That Street
That Johnstone avenue residents, The fault appeared to be in the
are in earnest in their determination nature eof paving ordered, not in the
to get a better pavement than that ' wor'i the contractor was doing.
now in process of construction was I attorn°y was oa-1Ied uP<>u
j i • , Ian<1 stated that the contract had
made plai'ly manifest at the meet- hoen let s n 1
_ . , | "ecn let b the pievious council by
ing of the council last night. A|a resolution of its own and without
crowded lobby was present and the ' a petition from the property own-
delegates i rom Johnstone were re- or!!- This that body had a right to
inforced In the presence of three I aud the redress of the property
ladies, pn.) erty owners on the af-!owners k:y in a protest, which had
fected street. ! not been filed. In his opinion the
When invited to speak by Presi-; hest wa.v out would be for the con-
dent Iiafnes C. V. Harlow led off tractor to be fiaLd for the work he
by statin_r that induced by a notice done and a new contract to be
in the p.iMi rs that Mr. Gilfillan, the niade for the balance.
contractu', would be presefit, they Prank Breene then addressed the
had come to the meeeting. He said '"embers and registered m strong pro-
test against allowing the work to
He gone on with. He believed the
BARTLESVILLE. OKLAHOMA. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 1909.
CuPS Will HAVE
TO KEEP BUSY
COUNCIL APPOINTS DESK SER-
New Police Regulations Go Into Ef-
fect at Once and Men Most
No more will the rose strewn path-
way of t'je policeman exist or the
joys that have gone with the job in
times past -any more delight
souls of the guardians of the
city', peace. The easy, dreaming,
drifting days have departed and
The policemen will have to work.
Hard and unusual as it may seem
the mayor ,:;nd city council are de-
termine,] that the innovation shall
LIFE OF THAW
SAVED BT MONEY
ROCKEFELLER'S PASTOR SAYS
SLAYER DESERVED DEATH.
On Trial for His Life, All His Life
He Has Failed Miserably,"
Cleveland, 0., Aug. 2.—"The
law has cheated justice. Justice
would have strapped Harry Thaw to
the electric chair for the murder of
Stanford White two years ago if he
had been poor. His riches saved
him," said Rev. W. W. Bustard to-
night. " Lessons From the Life of
Harry Thaw" w s the title of the
"For some time this remarkable
legal ease has excited world wide in-
be thoroughly and effectually put t*rest, said the minister. "I shall
into practice and following the linesj.se it tonight as a means of caying
of the 0!'',mance two weeks son,,thing, nut a subject. We
ago providing for police regulations | have heard all along that Ilarrv
OSAGE AND CHEROKEE
City Thronged With Visitors Who Have Come to
Witness Last Struggle of Tribes-Event Begins
at Two O'clocK
Will tiousan.!. of people from „„ the ^ ^
er> part of < >kh :oma and Kansas in signal for hearty congratulations and
the eity, the unanimous agreement of exPress'on of confidence in the ulti
all merchants to close their stores j "'ate rt'sult- Probably never has
this afternoon, the amiy of roping ! '"We ,beCn ,as much interest in any
and riding talent that has been gath- ] oil ,bomf Wh,°le h,'St°ry of
ered from over the a„d thej.l.a,. Hfteen .l,ou "d'
undying desire for tbe members of , ready up and the contest that began
•• Osage and Cherokee nations for w"'t'h a modest wager by a rancher
« premacy strongly, i cvienee, the tnat he could bring a teara of Osage
roping contest which begins this af- f'!^'ans to defeat a team of Chero-
ago providing^ for police regulations have heard all along that Harry'' prouii-es to eclipse in m:g- k"l-s has assumed gi-. .. pr
and the appointment of desk eer- ; Thaw is on trial for his life a-a in". - a Tendance and public inter-1 ,ions-
S(S u . '>mir,ei1 last night made j In tr.it.'i, he has bee:: on trial for 1'"! any attraction ever given in Ok-1 The members of both ■ Cbe
the appointments an^ as soon as the ; is li; all his life. j '.-Muma. The whole affair is planned :'nd Osage ban , are all well k
'!l"' ^etcalf will "I'.' has f i! • -. I mi--«-rabIy. As a!" •' stupendous scale from the num- _ s 1'lp most expet ropers and i
"•day -.'it and Gw Albert will hn he was dissolute, as a youn I ln'r "f contestants the prizes, of-; i?1 "tate a .-id there is no c
the peopl.' on 'the street were in-
tensely <!i istisfied with the pave-
ment anj ere anxious to make some eouncu Knew the sentiment of the | he day ser°-. 'it and Gns Albert will
arrangen: t to change the material !l "'P'e and sh mid take the neeessan | !,ohl down the n'"ht desk
to somel =.,g with a better appear- <" t the evil existing, j All police reflations will be en-
ance of being some good. He coincided vith Mr. Harlow's J f!(r,P ] a„(1 infrin:rpments punished.
It was explained that Mr. Hickev ^atemen: t.iat the residents were j T? e spectacle of an officer wa'lcin"
had word tbnt Mr. Gilfillan would «> «* to make any reason:, 1. , bpat anl wearJnsr a coat and eve™
be in the city and had inserted the ''angement with the contractor an<l j beinsr without a cigar or pipe be-
notice in the newspap-r. Word was wol'W P«.v Hie difference. TI. j fween his teetfc mav shock some of
received >o late efro-- the contrae- ?«^ted a conl.-r-nee witn :'ie eon-: fhe citizen*, bnt everyone will grow
tor that he could not attend. tractor, the ■ i..ci- and the inter-, to Jike ^ arran?em<vnt Acc„.
Mr. Harlow stated that the paving taxpayers. j rate and complete records will be
was in ti- nature of an experiment. After . spirited -etission pirtic, kept of •: irest= nnd the disposition
which Vn.i been proved a failure, and ipate,) !u b> Messrs Harlow. Leach,1 of prisoners. TI officers will come
that the nroperty owners wanted a Breene. McKinley, Frank Bucher and | to work at a r- lain hour and quit '
ohamro • ide while there was yet Mrs. Hull on the side of tlie property j on *<.hediiK They must walk their I
time. T e residents on the avenue owners, and ?•' s-ts. Barnes, Hill,' heats an,i >t loiter. Except on calls! W •! A • |
were not i: reasonable nnd were wil- Ward, Owen, Blue and others of the | ti,ev must not he seen in gamblir LtlfZC ATIITTXCIIS
ling to pay whatever was right to council, it was by motion decided j hall« or other dens of vice.'and offi-1
hnvr an improvement in the pave- M.ar the iooadl should arrange Bjeert are required to maintain ' de- ; Cn,tl , 11/
ment. meeting with Mr. Gilfillan. who will rree of re«pee,tability. OOf71€ W OTTlCIl
Conncih' an Barn.^s offered the in- be here tonight, and that this meeting' Metcalf and Alberts will file their
formation O at the contract was let would be advertised so that all could | bo«d shortly n 1 the new system 'dECLARES MINNEAPOLIS
boy he was dissolute,
•nan h" -sought out disreputable wo-
men. He married an actress, a wo-
man whose name no decent man would
couple to his.
"And then came the murder. Tli-w
is guilty, the red is on his hands and
he richly deserved death. I do not
«eek to justify the character of Stan-
ford White, but I can not justify the
murder by Harry Thaw. But for his
money he would have been dead and
buried and forgotten long •ago."
by 'the old council ,and that as far attend. An attempt will then be
as be t r the paving was being made to so change the work that wll
done a rding to the specifications, will be satisfied.
•rn into eff, , t at that time.
• need of increase^ efficiency in I
•"•oliee di onrtment has been made
ISTER IN SERMON
the evidence or hearing anything of
the facts in the matter.
■ The Santa Fe notified the, councU!
Aplli | li).M V nCIC l,v b'tter that i,1 was at workmakiug
nllli I nCIl OUlvlL ;,1C dirt fly in and around Bartleg w _ '
' ville and would get to the opening I W°Dian U<^e! Perturl>«d When a
->f Tenth street in due ,ime. The Trunk is Lost.
a j "" < me uii.ii- ••• ■ i"-i rupers and riders
lg. j her of contestants r nd the prizes of-; ;' state and there is no doubt
'fired to the mammoth seating ar- ' :at ' ' affair to bp given this af-
r.vi-emenN that have been made a , ; will be exciting from the
'ho baseball park. j beginning.
In anticipation of crowds of ■ t s'"'"• of the Osa?e men took part
least ten thousand people, the pro- 1,1 a contest at_Fairfax a few dnyg
r,,ot( rs of :he contest have built a ! a-° afid made good time. Henry
l-ov. of h1 r-hers all the way from the ' Grammer tied a steer in thirty sec-
d 1 'I at the park to the north "I;ds and others did nearlv as well.
■ •'d t'ence • ■ 1 l ve also added to the The contest will begin at 2 o'clock
east bleachers. It is estimated that and - es will open an hour ear-
'' ;-e will be seats for at least seven j ''er- Eighteen steers will be roped
'' isand oeople. All arrangements three for e. ch of the six men who
>r the h rinning of tlve great event' parti<*ipatr-. Interspersed with the
• b<" planned w>th e .e and j roping will be the features of bron-
w hin Hie :irst steer is turn"! loose l'ho busting and steer riding by Dick
at 2 o'ch k this afternno.-, ecerythin-r! Thompson and N'ipj/ Vann. Othtr
will be in readiness. | v>wboy stunts will he pulled off alro.
| A strop- woven wire fence ten feet j The management last night an-
j high has be :i bnilt around the park nounced that no automobiles or ear-
' 'deacher- rnd all danger from ani- 'iagee would be .-'lowed inside the
; tnals will he eliminated. The com-'-rounds. It is h ieved that every
1 mfttee on: arrangements yesterday ! f(K>t of available - 'ace wi" be needed
j picked the ropers who will partici- j f°r tire va«t cr. ds, who will at-
pate in todays contest. For the ' tend.
Osage nation there will be Henry J The hearty co-oporation of the mer-
' ir many times and the step of ( _ pa„t„H w>lon „ Tm * ! Osage nation there will be Henry j The hearty co-operation of the mer-
ho eitv council is ,nlv following that I He 131 ustrates , Grammer cpp>sed by Dick Thompson | ''bants in the eity in the affair v^as
taken long ago by otber cities. His Remarks by Photograph of ut' tjje ChProkees: Pete Beatty against ! assured yesterday afternoon when
' Peekaboo Waists. Klwood Ward, end John Monis, inquiry was made as to whether a
FINDS HUS .AND'S ASHES. , against Charley White. Henry j majority of the store* wonM Jo«e
WHEN THE CITY COUNCIL AD
Oity Printing Awarded to Examiner
New Sidewalk Ordinance and
Much Other Business.
delays were mainly responsible to
the crowded eondi(ion of the yards
by the immense traffic making it dif-
ficult for the work to be done.
The General Construction company
was ordered to complete tile storm
sewer. This is necessary before the
paving of Cherokee can be proceed-
«''l with. The work will be done by
u vi i\ • i . ., company for 13 per cent above cost
Mayor McDamol was too ill to .p • ,P .. , . . '
. , .. .. - , i 1 4 m information was furnish*
attend the council meeting last night ...i ,• . ,,
% f, . . ® i"1 during the discussion that cement.
and the meeting was called to order ,i,t ^
, n • . 1. m. . i i nought m, de at Dewey, had Kansas
by President li rnc«. The members ,, , ,, •,
.. •„ - 1 ".v treigut added, which made it
were all there with the exception of „ mil„. ,, .
, ... " 08 nllIC,1 1155 the northern prod-
Mwwrs. Hicki'V' and IjihniAn , 1 i , „ . ^
net and deprived Bartlesville 4>f tli<5
beneHt of the factory at her doors.
A communication fro^ the Besse-
"I.T (la.< Kngiiie company protecting
against the speed ordinance for «iu-
tomobiles whs received with a smile
Minneapolis, Aug. 2.—If doubt
had existed in the minds of many as
to his carrying out threats made sev-
Spi ingfiehl. .0, August 2.— After i en-'I days ago that he would photo-
lipll tolnerrru r\h I nnp * I. ^ a irmrvh tlnmon nnnnn.:..^ _ 4. 1 •
Messrs. Hickev' and iAhman.
A communication wns read from
the Tulsa Commercial C'ub relative
to good r°ad building. The letter
said the club had sent letters to this
city before bnt had received no an
much telegraphing about the country
Big Four railroad offickils today re-
covered and turned over to Mrs.
Green, thought -cure lecturer of
Cleveland, her valued trunk, contain-
ing the' ashe's of her husband who
died a year ago.
When Mr«. Green left Cleveland
for this city Fridav. her trun\ w"s
*«-nt to Ma dan. Ind.. by mi^takf.
When she arrived Here she was great-
ly disturbed not to find her trunk
graph women appearing on streets in
peekaboos, it was dispelled when the
Rev. G. L. Morrill delivered kis
illustrated lecture in a theater htre
this morning. The sermon was heard
by a packed house, mostly wo-
At least twenty-five pictures of
Minneapolis woman in Nicollet ave-
nuq were thrown upop the screen.
Some Wore low necked dresses, while
against Charley White. Henry majority of the «*ore« wonM
Grammer will also ride any outlaw for the afternoo'
horse that is brought to the grounds j aH the business i
and Dick Thompson and Nipp Vann, | w"eTe approaches
the latter the foremost in the world 'beir offices and
f«om 2 to 5 tlii-
The contest L
advertised and it i- ,
lieved that today utid tomorrow will
see the greatest number of visitors-
in Bartlesvilles history. It k stated
l "IIM Mil
swer. Tn'usa county had voted bonds .,, ,|
ror KK)/>00>f..r r, ,l, «.! ' n, K' A
propOTcl A ,fro™ ' " K " I..J m julj
« ,.n« to fho aontt d« ot Okmul^f
r T' . 'TT'.',''" ''"I"1"1 11111
B«rt,™ |lk„|v job in
nil. An ,nnW,on e. « , AU ,!,.t Nk, Stuck, had
v,„t T ,« MJ «« b« n.. ..ter mi3MPot ,,rt
work.. Tb. coonc.l Ah „„ ,v„y ,U540 30 ^
invitation might be accepted later and sfon<1 nm,pted
^ ill so state. Clmiivs W. Kotono wished infor-
A eommuuication with numerous motion as to what course to pursue
signatures was read asking for the m regard to the damaee done his
remittance of the fine anse*sed agains property at Dewey and Fourth by the
T. T. Hardman, one of the band of eb'iure of grade. He was instructed
preachers who were mixed up in a to lay his sidewalk and then make
froe for 11 fight which resulted in j claim againat the city for
police court trial. The statement ge*.
the latter the foremost in the world
at steeT riding, will ride two Texas
Tbe first of the crowds began to
arrive Sunday night and all yester-
day trains were crowded with vis-
itors bent on seeing tbe big contest. v..ulIU„ry. ir is mared
From the ranches and country sur- bv some of thos connected with tbe
rounding Bartlesville hundreds of j affair that the attendance mav reaeb
horsemen rode into the city and last | twenty thousand people each day of
night it could be truthfully said that n',e rtthibition.
be epwmen owned the town. The; In senimental featuie and interest
,r Greets weiv filled *>th the lithe, it compares with any Roman battle,
others were shdwn with tight fitting [strong figures of the range and mn- the tournaments of the "knigbt-
«ic of the jingling spur and the soft, ' «>od days" in England. The strng-
irently drawling voices of the men J -'e between tbe two Indian bands
a« they stood in groups around the j be in the most extreme enrneet
city and diseiwed the coming event and every effort will be put forth
,f lent an air of the picturesque that that the colors of their nation* shall
several animals found in the London j ^pw cities b:'ve ever witnessed on wo n°t go down in defeat.
large a scale. The Osage band of The Osr.ge and Cherokeej< once
ropers accompanied by hundreds of Powerful tribes, are passing away,
Mrs. Green went to the officials j clothes. Exposure np to the knees
and demanded 'flint they find the j by several omen who were photo-
trunk forthwith. | graphed was the most startling part
"Besides the ashes of my hus- of the illustrations.
band it cont> ins my will." she said. | Dr. Morrill also tli.ew scenes
Tt must be recovered."
— — 'zoo and compared the women with
ALL THE WINDOWS BROKEN them. uwiunui ui , t.iws, are passing a*
— I "Any woman who is immodest backers arrived yesterday afternoon and there is not likely to ever
Store of Indiana Temperance Worker ''nongh to hold her skirts np to her "v('r the Katy at 4:4.") The Chero- again such fight for mastery
— ■ ■ knees on the principal thoroughfares j k,le men have been in the city since that which will be begun when
of Hie petition was that Hardman Judtfe Craver meed
m* an industrious negro and de , business 0f ThM Mn>ot
.. 0o,!lw,,m"n |the nuinerom unn^sarv
led in the dhmwion that , they were suhjeetod to. He
ZmlJjB n,T, fVrr 1,1 nt l—t two hours
be mayor. Tie took the poaltlon that every day in which no business could
n L Wtm r in M,° bo™"" of the
in tbe case. Tht police judge had noises.
,H" 'T b" j .1. Kn.t.rlv m,| . vor l„l r-
"i ," .""" I"1'"" i"'i"'r"" i""n,n"
iniiHv Tno eoitn<*H WhonKj not ovor
ride bis motion without even seeing Continued on Page FourT
Columbus, fnd.. Augiwt 2.—Some I > •, <<T • • i
li ic Won. ,l,,vlisl„ this . 11 " ""l"'"' '
unknown r. "'wmng best, and nnv woman who eares so
tZZXTrT: T" ,hn>'i,i,tl" - « ■* above herself should
of \ T r.ttlo ° ''°n> ^e considered no better than an an-
"I A. J. Cottle nt HarNdale. a small iw ••
town in this county. The .sheriff was
called, but failed to find anv clew i
Mr. Cottle took an aetieo part'in ' H0RSE 1X7 IN FIRE-
the campaign which was waged here ;
to mhke nartholomew county "dry," Owner Drove Animal Into it to Break
Mid since time has been just a«' Balkiness.
dama-j active In suppressing blind tigers!
'and other illegal sales of liquor at
Knees on tne principal thorough tares K">* " « e oeen in me city since «uicn win ne begun when tbe
of this city should be placed in the | ^nnd-'V morning. The appearance of first wild Texas longhorn is turned
same category with these animals.", nn.v of the members of the competing loose in the arena this afternoon.
Iin aiM Tf *c in/1 oaant aviv\sii«>a af I
SIX CARLOADS OF
INCH PIPE ORDERED
of men at work on their new set-
tling basins and will immediately
place an order for two large pnmps
• i he installed as soon «s the pipe
line is completed.
From the above it will be aeea
that the water company is going on
TWELVE «ith their promise to give the eity a
protest from TTartadale. £lint. M,eh.. August ^-Horace
Both he and his sons said freelv u e n ™ ^ Fr#nk D'
today that they believed persons who 5 Mb, ^n,"M T "
«re engaged In the illegal esle of ! ^ ^ ^ for.fl ^ ^
liqnor at that place arc responsible ! r 'J £ °f th.<> T"
for the damage. " , ** nnd nllow,n to
be destroyed, as the steeed of tra-
I dition did. Horace's equine siuply
there will be an Ice cream social lay down in the fire and was so badly
In the Inwn of John flwy s residence, burned it will probably die. Wcimer
at corner of Fourth and Osage, for was arrests for abusing a horse and
the benefit of the Methodist Sunday paid a fine of $1' rather than serve
10 days in jail.
water service in keeping with tb«
erowth of the town The offlcials
of the company ask the citisens to
he patient until the new equipment
- nstalled. which will be ns bist
is the material ean be gotten here.
I'r- sident Sniallwood said yest««rday
'hat his company would not stop un-
Thc Rnrtlesrille Light and Water j'" water works eervice was thor-
eompany jesterday plaeed an order ""fflily satisfactory to everyone,
for six cars of twelve inch water I —
• This line is to run fsom the | W. G. Virgil, of the RartleevilW
Extensive Alterations and Enlarge
rnenta Which Will Mean Much
for Better KM*-')'!®.
' ^ i in** niiriir^Tiiw
pump ftation to Third street on Keel | Uoeoratini? company, is in Tulsa few
cr -venue and east on Third street i week in attendance at the conwa-
to Dewey H„n of the painters ami decor-ton
The company nl*o has a large force M'f the atate.
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