The Evening Free Press (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 24, Ed. 1 Monday, December 12, 1910 Page: 3 of 12
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THE EVENING TREE PRESS. MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1910.
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BADLY DAMAGED IKES ENEMIES
andmark of Now York
Barely Escapes Destruc-
tion hv Fire.
• New Vork, Dec. 12. Fire today partly
destroyed Tammany Hall, ono of the
famous landmark.* of early New York
in Fourteenth street n^ar Third avenue.
The Olympic theater, formerly Tony
Pastor's, which is in the western sec-
tion of Tammany Hal!* was seriously
For a time it wag thought that Tam-
many Hall was doomed, and it was saved
only by the most desj>erato work of the
firemen. The loss is $60,000
A strong wind swept the blase at one
ment may result in the establishment of
a new paper to rhal the Crimson.
By those who have dubbed the new
council the "House of Lords," it Is as-
sorted that the Crimson is edited by men
who belong to the rich men's clubs, and
| therefore their claim does not represent
time toward the Academy of Music, and ,eal sentiment of the student body.
■ t another over the roof of the Central I 0 * of "'"dems look upon the
Harvard Men Divided on
Question of New Gov-
lew student council
i second attempt
11 thin the utilverslt
Dec. 12. -Harvard's
organized to malm
has split the stu-
dent body and the feeling- that it di>es
not represent the undergraduate senti-
hotel, from which 200 guests fled in
The firemen managed to save
•Tammany records from damage
A ball as given at Tammany Hall last,
night, by a.n organization known an "Our
Neighbors' Children association." A
lighted cigarette thrown into ono of the
boxes in the assembly hall Is believed 1o
have caused the fire.
At 10:110 o'clock, .Tos. Collins, night
wat"hman at the hall, made his rounds,
saw that everybody waa out and then
closed up the place and wont home. At
ft a. m. he returned and discovered the
DIVORCE A MENACE
TO SOCIAL ETHICS
new council as a huge Joke. Another
group is anxious to see the council rep-
resent the whole student body, while still
another group is composed of the wealthy
students and prominent athletes, who e*
pect the body to be made up from their
Huge Profits of Retailer
Cause of High Prices,
rw.-aso, Dec. 12.—"Divorce la the evl
that most seriously threatens the fouuda
flop of modern society. It is the dut:.
of the Christian church to exercise the I three
name paternal authority over a eommun- !fl
Now York, Dec. 12.—"The government
of the city of New York and not the gov
eminent in Washington Is where the peo-
ple of this city must look if they expect
to see a reduction In living prices," said
B. F. Yoakum, chairman of the Frisco
"What the secretary of agriculture says
in his recent report to the president is
true, as I find by a someWhat limited
investigation 011 my own. account the early
part of the year. It was made plain as
day to me and not yet alone is largely
responsible for its own high living prices."
Mr. Yoakum then referred to his re-
cent speech to the Farmers' Union in
St. Louis: "A bushel of beans for which
the producer In Florida receives 12.25,
with the transportation fifty cents for ttie
800 mile haul should not cost the con-
sumer In New York a bushel. The
producer receives 8f> per oent of what the
MUNICIPAL BALL | customer pays, the transporter * per cent
1 and the dealers fi7 per cent. This is not
la fair division.
"The average price of eggs to the cus-
tomer in New York throughout the last
summer was 30 cents per dozen. The
average price paid to the farmers in the
states of Arkansas and Missouri for eggs
was 15 cents. The railroad charge for the
1,300 mile haul was two cents a dozen, In-
cluding breakage, which the government
estimates at 10 per cent. The men who
receive the eggs in New York In the
morning and deliver during the day take
13 cents a dozen profit, equal to 43 per
CUTTLE RdlStRS FULL STUTENIENT
MEET HERE TI
MAYOR SEI DEL'S PUBLIC DANCES
PRODUCT OF MUCH HARM,SAY
Movement Started to Se-
cure 1912 Convention of
A movement In under way to bring the
1912 convention of the Texas Cattle
Raisers' association to Oklahoma City.
The next meeting will be held In March,
1911, at Pan Antonio, and it Is likely
that, a large delegation of Oklahoma
members of the association will attend
and present the claims of tho new live
stock center for the meeting.
Many pioneer members of the associa-
tion are now in Oklahoma, and the lo-
cation of the new packing Industries in
oklahoma c4ty Is bringing more. It
would be a compliment to these mem-
bers If the association should honor Ok-
lahoma <'ity with Its meeting.
The Texas Tattle Raisers' association
is one of the most influential and broad
commercial bodies In the west. Originally
organized to protect the stock raisers
against the cattle thief and the destroyer
of property, it has developed and today
it represents the cattle Industry in Its
commercial interests. Its membership la
limited to representative cattle growers
and handlers of live stock, but it is large,
and when such an organization meets In
convention, it means much to tho city
that is entertaining them. No more lib-
eral body of men could be found.
Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 12.—Catholic
/parents in Milwaukee were yesterday
advised by three priests to keep their
girls away from Mayor Seidel's "Muni-
cipal Ball," which has bocome a popu-
lar Saturday evening place of entertain-
ment. Speaking In the same church in
lervices, three priests took this
subject anil declared that tho
a father does over his family. Tho
Ca'chollc church has always held the mar-
riage vows inviolate." Archbishop Quig-
]fv of the Arch-diocese of Chicago, thus
gave public expression to his views on the
divorce question at the dedication of the
new $60,000 church home of St. Mary's
Parish of Lake Forest yesterday.
Archbishop Quigley also criticised state-
ments of Thomas A. Edison, who denied
the immortality of the soul.
"Mr. Edison is a brilliant and a gifted
inventor," he said, "and yet with all his
wonderful knowledge he does not know
♦ he character of the force that constitute*
electricity. How much less can he know
of spiritual things? And yet he pre-
sumes to pass upon them."
This is the Phone for Puritas Water.
No germs, lime or alkali, perfectly soft.
' Its Purity Has Made It Famous."
The Barnes Bicycle Repair Shop
has reivoved to larger and better
quarters with a Stock of new and
second-hand bicycles, sporting goods
in general. A large assortment of
Xmas toys and air rifle*. We make
Keys, files, and set saws, repair
skates and make new tires for your
baby buggy. Wheels and guns for
rent. Shotgun shells.
WE REPAIR EVERYTHING.
THE BARNES SPORTING
Phone 60R1. 6 S. Hudson, 2 doors
from Grand Ave.
Tall and see us end save money.
public dance might become an instrument
of great harm. The priests all said that
there is a city ordinance against "mash-
ing." any person who speaks 'to a stranger
on tho streets being liable to arrest.
'Yet.' said the priests, "at the muni-
cipal ball it
pie to dance and that n>
"In his recent report,' went on Mr.
Yoakum, "Secretary Wilson points out
lhat In the case of milk In 78 cities, dis-
tributed throughout the United States,
where the subject was summed up, the
farmer receives fifty per cent or one-half
of tho price paid by tho consumers. The
others get about seven per cent so that
* distinctly announced | the remaining 43 per cent of the con-
re invited To ask peo- i ?Uiners price is received mostly by the
was ex- | retailer. The same division appears in
decline such an Invitation |t
FULTON REFEREE IN
sale of poultry, cabbage, ceJerv, fruit
and a great variety of other staple food
"The figures of the secretary of agri-
culture apply to the whole country and
not specifically to New York where prlcos
are notoriously high. The farmer who
raises the crops gets no more when sell-
ing to New York than when he goes to
the market of a small place. New York
might as well make up Its mind that
the people on this island will not. only
pay the present high prices but even
Elmer Ij. Fulton, an oklahoma City at-
torney and recent Democratic candidate
for congress from the Second district, has
been named as referee to hear the ar-
guments in the Seminole county seat
fight. Tho hearing will likely be hold I higher.
during the latter part -if the month* after i
which he will make a report to the su- MADAMF. T.ARADTF.
preme court The right Is an old ono ! LtAOAUlIj
between the towns of Wewoka and Sem- I
inole and has several times been airei
in court. Residents of Seminole count
are anxious to have the matter flna.II
IS VISITING HERE
The Free Press Is i
stands for something
register. It is here
build up every legltin
It reaches everybody
who can read.
Are all Trimmed Hats. Every-
thing must gol Big Bargains.
SAMPLE MILLINERY PARLORS.
Second floor Culbertson Bldq.
Madame llarrle T abadle. The well-
known dramatic artist, who is soon to
appear at the Overholser theater, is at
wspaper which the I.#oe Hucklns hotel. She arrived from
than its cash Muskogee. Saturday, accompanied by her
to encourago and j husband, Francis labadie. Miss Ida Wil-
a'e Interest. And i shire and Mrs, Alma Roberts.
In Oklahoma City I Madamo Labadie lias charge of a party
I of young women who are making a trip
- around the world. Just now thev are
OWEN NOT IN RACE j returning ea^t after s tour of the west,
TT CI M-CTvr a mT-1 wh"r« Madame labadle has appeared In
FOR U. S. SJCjNATE dramatic readings in nearly all tho larger
The remainder of the party is in Mus-
Judg< Tom II Owen, of Muskogee, who j kogee, where It will essembie for Christ-
was at "the l ec-1iu< kins hotel Sunday, mas.
states that he will not be a candidate' -— - — .—
for the T nlted States senate,
doesn't know how such a
came 'to be circulated.
"There isn't an office In ti
I want." feaid Judge Owen
A Kansas City news pa in
from Guthrie stated he would be ;i candl- I Holt, president
flat>\ Governor Haskell has frequently | ventlon and edlto
but has never intiir
o in the matter. S
>wen it hi said, will be
CHURCH RE DEDICATED.
The rededicatory services at the
Washington avenue Raptlst church at
Walker and Washington streets, Sunday
morning was conductetd by Dr. A. J.
Baptist state con-
the Baptist Ok la
lion with this | hornan. The church has been entirely
a ted what lie remodeled, now carpets and new pens
inator Robert have been installed, and the building
i candidate to j papered. The Improvements on the
I church cost approximately $1,200.
Plenty of Light and Fresh |
Air Needed by
Although there is no reason why cer-
tain varieties of palms adapted to hvu.se
culture should not give satisfaction. It.
is a fact that the alckly specimens of
ones seen In the homes would lead us to
think that ibis "prince of the vegetable
kingdom" is difficult to raise.
In the first place there are a few re-
quirements that must bo met or failure
The first is a i ich soil. A good garden
loam mix d with a third of sharp sand
is satisfactory for all varieties, and If
you have some leaf mould to stir in all
The next Is not to have too much pot
room, as all palms are best when re-
stricted in this respect. (Jood drainage
in even more of an essential for palms
than other plant*, and this Is e*r>eclally
true If they are kept away from the
light, as Is often done for decorative
purposes. Without the layer of crockery
in the bottom of each pot tho soil is
likely to become sour and the leaves turn
Palms Need Lots of Light.
While palms do not need the sun and
will burn If they arc Kept too near the
pane, they must have plenty of light.
When used In halls and the hacks of
rooms ec that tho different plants arc
changed frequently, so that all pet their
turn at least a day or two a week by
Dr. Porter in Pulpit Reads
Explanation of Ibbot-
Dr Henry Alfred Porter, former liestor
of the White Temple in Oklahoma City,
at present pastor of the Walnut street
Baptist church at Louisville, Ky„ has Is
sued a public statement explaining his
connection with the case which lfd to
tho filing of a suit by Miss Martha Ibbot-
son of tlds city against the Haptist Mem-
orial association. Dr. Porter's statement
I ns read to his congregation and made
In the suit In Which my name was
mentioned and which appeared! In the
dally papers last week. I scarcely need
ore my people that there is nothing in
1t that can hurt your pastor in the least
This doubtless has been sufficiently clear
Hnyone who knows about law, but all
are not familiar with legal procedure, so,
to relieve any possible anxiety, it seeins
appropriate to make a brief and plain
"While I was pastor of the White Tem
pie, Oklahoma <^Ky, Miss Martha Ibbot
son, a member of my church, and a wo
man In good circumstances, at my request
agreed to give a valuable pleeo of ground
to b« used as a site for a hospital to l>«
operated by the church.
"Tho property was conveyed to nie
trust for the ohurch and Immediately,
that very week, I transferred it t<J
hoard of directors composed of prominent
members of the White Temple.
• I need only add this, that everything
lhat was done In connection with the hos.
jdtal movement from Its Inception was
none iimler full light of day. Every pos-
sible publicity was given It in the dally
papers and in my church. It lias alw
been ms habit to pmiwi ail publications
concerning my work and they contnli
full verification of everything that I hav
wild concerning my connection with th
St. Joseph's Parish to Be
Divided on January 1, .
Because of Sine.
After several weeks of consideration. It
was decided at a meeting of the board of
trustees of St. Joseph's Cathello churr.li
Sunday night to divide the parish of Ok-
lahoma CMy Into two churches. The Cana-
dian river will mark the dividing line
between the churches. The new parish
will be known as tho Capitol Hill church.
The definite division will be made on Jan-
uary 1, and on that date the new church
will be opened and a Catholic school will
be started In Capitol Hill.
The new arrangements sre the result
of the great growth of Bt. Joseph's
church. The oongregatlon has become
too large to be properly handled, and Is
ahlo to support two churches. The
growth of the church has been due largely
to the untlrlug efforts of Bishop Theodore
Mecrscheart and Rev. Bernard Mutsaers.
Father Mutsaers will continue In charge
of St. Joseph's church. Father MoGulro
has been selected for the church In Cap-
Nearly a year ago the church secured
property In (Capitol Hill, with the Idea of
establishing a church. A church struo-'
ture will be erected on the property. For
tho present, temporary quarters for the
church and school will be secured.
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
Will Entertain bee < 'nice
ou I leeember 22.
All palms at- benefited b
when grown indoors Don't let
draught, nor should the window
over them, but there are few
w inter when Indirect air wIII pr
fill. As • prlng approaches ti
ble to human beings palms will stiff*
from It b> turning yellow and sickly.
The great est Injury done to pslms 1
In the watering
Tho first banquet In the history ot
Oklahoma to be tendered a governor, or
govern or-elcct, by a college fraternity,
will be that to bo given In honor of
ciovernor-eh.ct I*?* Cruce by Beta Theta
l i in Oklahoma «'ity December 22.
This event will be the most important
that hat so far taken plac- In the hls-
ti vv of this fraternity In this state, it
is quite likely that nearly every our of
,l1fl 2f.o members of tho society will bo
present t., do honor to Mr. <'ru<e. Among
i nes • will he many distinguished men.
other thHii Mr. Cru« e there may be men-
tioned Judge John TI. Cotteral of Guth-
rie, Judg" <'• C Tlsdell of Muskogee;
Chancellor George 11. Bradford of Ep-
worth iMilverslVv, oklahoma city. These
men and the retiring president, P. M.
Pope, will be the principal speakers.
(Jovernor-elect i*ruc« Is a member of
th. fraternity from Vanderbllt Univer-
sity. Nashville, Tenn , of which he Is a
graduate from the law department.
( fficers of the society In Oklahoma will
be elected at this meeting as If Is also
the regular annual gathering of the fra-
ternity in this state.
"The Peril of Misused Strength," was
the title of a lecture given Sunday night
at the Pilgrim i ,'ongregat tonal church by
l M Hob omb, director of the South-
western Lyceum bureau of «iklahorna
City. The lecture was founded on the
story of Samson, the strong man of the
Bible, but a modern application **
made of th# story.
Conversions to Date at tho
Tabernacle Reach the
Total of 1,370.
The First Christian church Is so well
pleased with tho results of the taber-
nar.le meetings that they have asked the
Scovllle revival company to remain In
Oklahoma City for another week. The
meetings have been held for eight weeks,
but results have continued to Increase
so that the Rev. J. H. O. Smith and the
church leaders feel that they ehould not
close the work at this time.
Including tho last Sunday services,
1,370 conversions have been made In the
tabernacle, and of this number, 87 came
as the result of tho services on Sunday.
At tho morning service, went for-
ward and In the evening. « 6.
On Tuesday night, at tho tabernacle,
a reception of the old metnbera of the
church to the new additions will be
given. Music and short speeches will
provide the entertainment while the
most of the evening will he devoted to
the promotion of church fellowship.
On Wednesday night l>r. Scovllle will
give ail Illustrated lecture on the Pas-
sion play of Oheraminergai
Salvation Army Proposes
to Supply That Man}'
with Chicken Dinners.
To provide Christmas dinners for at
least loo families Is the endeavor being
made by the Salvation Army of Oklahoma
Adjutant Buckrftette, In charge of
tho army here. Ib busy with her assis-
tant* In this charitable work. In talk-
ing of tho plans, she said: "We have
Just opened our campaign and will can -
vass the town for donations of either
money or food. We want to bring cheer
Into the home of at least 100 families on
The army workers are searching out
the most deserving of the poor These
will be Issued tickets for baskets of
good things to eet. Each basket will
contain a dinner for flvo people. The
menu will consist of a whol* chicken,
potatoes, cranberries, celery, a can of
vegetables, sugar, coffee, br*ad, pie and
oranges, and possible candy and nuts
will be included.
The baskets will be Issued Christmas
eve from the army hcailquartcrs, at 10d
West Reno avenue. Resides providing
the poor with food the army will als«
fry to obtain donations of clothing to
give to the needy ones.
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will be charged,
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of tho meetings
The Free Press Is a newspaper which
stands for something mora than Its cash
register It Is here to encourage and
build up every legitimate Interest. And
it reaches everybody in Oklahoma City
^ho can read.
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