The Evening Free Press (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 227, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 5, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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The Evening Free Press
UNDER 20 CLASSIFICATIONS.
j) volume 1.
oklahoma city, oklahoma, saturday, august 5, 1911.
ROOSEVELT TAKES ALL THE BLAME FOR
THE BIB STEEL CORPORATION MERGER
New York, Aug. 5.—Theodore Roosevelt,
former president of the United States,
appeared unexpectedly before the Stan-
ley committee Investigating the steel
trust Saturday and assumed entire re-
sponsibility for allowing the United States
Steel corporation to acquire tJhe Tennes-
see Coal and Iron company during the
panic of 1907. He enid he wanted to
avert a "world-wide smash." and «uo-
ceeded In his purpose.
Mr. Roosevelt read a statement he had
prepared for the committee. In which he
"It -was neceetsary for me to decide on
the instant, before the opening of the
stock exchange, and failure to act at that
time would have made any further ac-
tion useless. Attorney General Bonaparte
advised me that In the circumstances
ther, would be no proper ground tor
prosecuting the Steel corporation. But
I wish tt to be distinctly understood that
the responsibility f-oc the act Is solely
^The ex-president, however, admitted
that he had not been told by Messrs.
Gary and Frlck at their conference with
him In Washington that it was necessary
for the United States Steel corporation
to absorb the Tennessee Coal and Iron
onnrpany in order to stop the panic.
Chairman Stanley a3ked tiie oolonel to
tell his story In his own way of what
happened at the conferences leading up
lo the absorption of the Tennessee Coal
and iron company by the Steel corpora-
"Mr. Chairman." said Roosevelt,
well modulated tone. "If It Is agreeable
to you I win reo«l from these notes me
matter wit'h which I am not entirely fa-
miliar Just now and with which I have
refreshed my memory.
"In the fall of 1907." then read Colonel
Roosevelt, "there was a serious finan-
cial depression in New York City and
elsewhere. The damage that had been
done was great. The impending danger
was greater. There was a panic and. no
one could tell or foresee what might
"This Impending calamity was
stopped. Mr. Bonaparte got in touch outh.
with the people in New York and- ®8
you know, the events moved swiftly He
took some actien on his own initiative
and T did also.
"I was notified that a couple of gen
tlemen wanted to see me in my office
In the White House. -Mr. Bonaparte had
Rone out of town, but I Immediately got
In touch with one of his assistants.
Messrs. Frick and Gary were in my or
fice waiting for me.
"I wish it distinctly understood that in
the matter of acquisition of the Ten-
nessee Coal and Iron company by fhe
United Suites Steel corporation, I acted
purely upon my own initiative. The re
sponsiblllty is solely mine.
"The word panic means fear. You all
know it prevailed at that time, and
loss something was done at once to
Ptop it. it is probable that there would
3iave been a general and world-wide
"The Knickerbocker Trust company
^ bad fallen and two or three other trust
companies followed. Other big ones were
on the dividing line. They, or rather
the Individuals In them, held securities
of the Tennessee Coal and Tron company.
* Now. the securities were useless In ease
of an emergency, but the value of the
securities of the United States steel cor-
^^ration were known all over the. world
Frick and Mr. Gary proposed to
the that to save the situation the iTnited
Slates steel corporation would acquire
Die Tennessee Coal and Iron company.
Now, It was necessary for me to decide
that proposition on the Instant to tide
the stock exchange over. The situation
in New York was such that an hour
might be vital and that failure to act
for even one hour might subsequently
r< nder all efforts at action useless.
"By having acquired the Tennessee
Coal and Iron company the United Slates
steel corporation would simply have
added about 4% percent to its control
rf the steel and iron product—an Increase
from RO percent to 62 >4 per cent. This
addition by Itself would have worked no
change In the legal status of the steel
. ..rporatlon. Action was emphatically
necessary for the general good of the re-
public. The only chance of arresting a
panic was offered by Messrs. Frick and
Ridhmond, Va Aug. 6.—Three new wit-
nesses have been found who will go on
the stand In the Beattle case and swear
that Mrs. Henry Clay Beattle was shot
while in the roadway and not in the
automobile In which she had gone to
ride with her husband. They also will
.swear that when the body was first ex-
amined after Beattle had taken it home
that her hair was filled with dirt and
dust from the roadway, but her clothing
bore few traces of her having been
knocked down befora being shot.
The detectlvcs have the names of all
who passed the scene of the shooting
that night, and they have all been sub-
Preparations are being concluded for
the trial of Beattle. The young man
will find himself facing a Jury of stern,
hard-headed, plain farmer folk of Ches-
terfield county, which lies Just across the
James river from this city.
The draina of the trial will be played
In a quaint court house built a century
ago, shaded by great trees and on the
quiet main road that runs through the
village of Chesterfield, five miles away
from the railroad and the telegraph.
Two or the ablest men at the bar of
Virginia have been engaged to defend
Beattle. They are Hill Carter, a bulky
man with a big brain, skilled in the law,
very suave and gentle In his approach
to a witness, but quick and keen for
taking advantage of every point in favor
of a client; and Henry M. Smith, once
commonwealth's attorney of Richmond,
Who has spent all of his professional ca-
reer 3n handling criminal cases.
On the other hand, the commonwealth's
attorney of Chesterfield will have as an
aide Louis Wendenburg, than whom there
is no cleverer cross-examiner In the
STATE TO LEASE
Staid Old Boston
Rings With Songs
of Oklahoma City
Boston, Mass., Aug. 6.—(Special)—The I members had taken upon himself the
convention of the Associated Adverting Performance of some special task and
. thus great results are achieved In the
Clubs of America has thus tar surpassed o( hanahng ami entertaining a big
all expectations. There are more than c,mVention crowd with but little visible
delegates and their wives and
Lawton, Okla., Aug. B.—(Special.)—
Although Friday night John Rogers de-
clared his brother, Pearl, did not <have a
gun in his possession when killed by
Deputy Sheriff W. B. Oentury, in a con-
tinuance of the coroner's Inquest Satur-
day he swore that he picked Pearl's gun
from the ground at the dead man's feet,
five chambers emptied.
Pearl Rogers was killed and Gentry
badly wounded In a pistol duel following
a raid by the deputy sheriff on Rogers'
Another revolver, which he said Pearl
must have used, was found within the
house, thrown to the floor, 1t.s chambers
emptied. Whether the second revolver
was used by Pearl or John is not known.
John says he was not in the room when
the shooting occurred. Gentry says he
was, and that although he could not dls
tinguishswhence came all the shots, John
several times interfered with his exit
from the room. Smoke from revolvers
blinded him, he said
Lon Frame- chairman of the state
board of public affairs, went to Sulphur
Saturday to make arrangements fo* the
leasing of buildings there for the use
of the state school for the deaf dur-
ing the coming year. The lease of the
buildings now occupied by the school
expired on August 2, and the state will
either renew that lease or lease other
buildings which have been orrered for
It had been expected that the new
building would be ready for use at the
beginning of the coming school year,
but the difficulties with the contractors
over their alleged failure to bring the
building up to specifications has tied
that building up completely. The board
of affairs has turned sll of the papers
over to the attorney general for the
purpose of bringing suit against the con-
tractors on their bond, but even If the
state should recover in such a suit the
money could not be used until reap-
propriated, so that the building cannot
be completed until after another ses
sion of the legislature.
Under the opinion of the attorney gpn
eral, the same Is probably true of the
two buildings now under construction a*
the state insane asylum at Vinita. Ow-
ing to the difficulties lrt connection
with the public building fund, work
was suspended there about. June 1. Un-
der the attorney general's ruling the ap
propriation expires on September 17, two
and a half years from the date of the
appropriation act, and It would be Im-
possible now to complete the buildings
by that time If work were resumed at
once. It seems probable, therefore, that
they will also have to await a reap-
Work on the main building of the
state university at Norman, which was
suspended about the same time as at
Vinita, has now been resumed. The con-
tractors have made satisfactory arrange-
ments for financing their work, and
will push the building on to comple-
TO Sll MOTHER
friends registered* A more lively and
enthusiastic aggregation It would be
difficult to find, They have captured
Boston by storm and Boston seems to
like It. Among the delegates are a
party of twenty-six from England and
large parties from Toronto and Winni-
peg, San Francisco, Portland, Ore.,
Seattle and other distant points are also
strongly represented. No such repre-
sentative body of advertising men has
ever before been brought together, The
preparedness of the Pilgrim Publicity
club Jf Boston Is a source of constant
wonder and admiration—It seems as
though each one of Its more than 400
The Oklahoma City delegation has
come In for a great share of attention.
This delegation though much smaller In
numbers than the most of the other
delegations has so well displayed Its
pennants and distributed Its "Oklahoma
City Up-to-the-minute" buttons that It
quickly gained wide recognition. The
song "Greeting to Boston" to the tune
of "Auld Lang Syne'' was composed and
printed while the delegation was on Its
way to Boston. At the opening of the
convention this song was sung In his-
torical FanUel hall by an audience that
(CONTINUED ON FAGR TWO.)
GANG OF ALLEGED BOX-
CAR ROBBERS HELD BY
OKLAHOMA CITY POLICE
Tulsa, Okla., Aug. 5.—(Special.)—That
iere Is *'more truth than poetry'1 In the
old adage, "Some people topkl not sell
the effect that I did not deem It my
(CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO.)
Chicago, Aug 5.—Joseph Vacek
years old. Saturday reiterated his con-
fession of murder to the police in one
of the most amazing stories ever re-
The boy killed his father, who was a
well to do contractor.
"I hated him," he declared, passion-
Vacek declared that he had killed his
father bccause the father had asked him
to kill h'.s mother "as a favor." He
told how the father had given him a re-
volver and attempted to induce him to
shoot Mrs. Vacek.
Instead, the boy, with the same revol-
ver, killed his father as he lay In bed,
covered the body carefully and then sat j
Following a conference Saturday morn-
ing between State Treasurer Robert Dun-
lop, State Auditor I>o Meyer, State Ex-
aminer and Inspector Charles Taylor,
and E. G. Spllman and Charles L.
Moore, assistant to the attorney general,
1t is stated that Mr Dunlop will tnake a
formal demand on the school land dc
partment for the common school funds
now In its possession, which the school
land commission at a mcetlnK Thursday
decided to distribute directly to the
counties without going through the
treasurer's hands, and In case the de-
mand is refused he will bring mandamus
proceedings to compel the turning over
to him of the funds In question.
His contention Is that his Is the proper
custodian of all state funds and that no
state moneys should be paid out except
from the treasurer's office, on warrants
from the state auditor. Auditor Meyer
takes the same position and voted
against the resolution adopted by the
school lancj board, authorizing the dis-
tribution of the money direct. All of the
other members of the hoard voted for
Dunlop and Meyer claim that the de-
cision of the supreme court In the Betts
ease, which held that no money could
be paid out for the expenses of the loan
or sales departments of the school land
office except on appropriation from the
legislature decided by implication at
least that the school fund should t>ass
through the treasurer's hands. The mem-
bers who take the opposite view point
to the provision of the constitution which
specifically gives the commissioners the
'disposal and managing of the school
The Oklahoma railroads affected by the
new livestock rates put In force by the
corporation commission on February 18
last, Including the A., T. & S. F. G., C.
8. F.. Kansas City Southern, Rock
Island, Midland Valley, Missouri, Okla
homa & Gulf, Katy, Frisco and Iron
mountain, appealed to the supreme court
Saturday from that order. The railroads
allege as the basis for the appeal that
the order affects and Is Intended to af
feet Interstate rates, and 1s therefore In
vlolr' jn of the constitution and laws of
the United States. Members of the Okla
homa commission state that the rates are
not placed as low as the Interstate rates
by this order, and that they could there
fore have no effect on Interstate rates.
The changes made were principally
the nature of an adjustment for the pur
pose of doing away With inequalities
which were alleged to exist In the rates
to Oklahoma City. The new rates are
now In force, not having been superseded
by the railroads.
LOVED B T PRINCE
gold dollars for 98 cents/ wcj proven
In Tulsa this weeki when Oscar Melth.
clever First street merchant adver-
tised $1,000 government gold bonds for
sale at $1.98 for three days, and failed
to Interest a single purchaser;
Melth, who has been succeeding In
business by economy and square dealings
coming here from Kansas City four
years ago, and accumulated $20,000 In
'surplus cash.'' He Invested this amount
In Panama Canal fifty year bonds, t91l
Issue, for which he was compelled to
pay a premium of 3 percent, making his
bonds cost h'lm 11,030 each. When he
received the bonds last Monday he de-
cided upon a unique advertising scheme.
Attaching the twenty $1,000 govern-
ment bonds to a large Cardboard, he
placed them In the show window with a
sign reading, "This Is bargain day. U. S.
souvenirs at $1.98 each." He left the
bonds In the window for three days,
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and
not one man, woman or child who saw
them had the nerve to offer the "excep
tlonally low price" of $1.98 In exchange
for one of them.
I did it as an advertising s0ieme,"
said Melth, a native of Dresden, in his
somewhat broken language, "and
tended to make each man a present of
good cigar and explain to him the
scheme, if any attempted to buy the
bonds. It Just proves the old saying
that "some people could not sell gold
dollars for 98 cents.'
Six members of what Is believed to bs
a well organized gang of thieves are In
Jail as a result of two days' work by
Shirley Dyer of the police department.
They were placed In the county Jail Sat-
urday afternoon. The gang arrested con-
plats of five negroes and one white man.
Two alleged members of the gang have
escaped arrest by leaving the city.
The offense for which the arrests were
made Is stealing from a Frisco boxoar.
While the exact amount ot the goods tost
Is not known tt Is how certain tliat
nearly $1B0 worth 01 foodstuffs was
stolen. Bacon worth $100 was stolen,
along with sugar, coffee and other stan-
dard food articles.
The Important feature of the capture,
however, is the locating of the alleged
fence through which the stolon property,
and 1t is believed much other stolen
property, was disposed of. Tills whs
conducted by David Wade, a groeer at. |
1216 East Robinson street, according to
the statement of the police. The charge
against Wade is receiving stolen prop-
erty, while the negroes are charged with
stealing from a railway boxcar. The \
negroes are Paul Worm ley, Sam Cox,
Walter McDowell and Tom Itobipson.
Similar burglaries have been reported j
from time to time, but until the recent J
robbery, which occurred the night of
August 1, all efforts to locate the place
here the stolen goods were hidden and
later sold were without results.
grocery would make an admirable
fence, as unless there were tnarks on
the goods which could not be removed
they could be mixed In with the store
stock and disposed of. Officers are still
working on the case In.the hope that In-
formation of other stolen goods can be
FOR EARLY FALL
New York, Aug. 5.—The noble Prince
Ludovtc Pigmatello D'Aragon Y Caven-
dish de Delmar, with a broken heart all
because of a beautiful American girl,
arrived In New York Saturday on the
ot'Tfer'*th;" rtjrtj ,"J y
girl leads mob
of car strikers
Mrs. Rogers testified she, with (her babi-r * if.
was crouching In an adjoining room, an^ ####•# # # # £ # #•####
could not tell what was happening unti
the shooting stopped. She then went tr. STANDING OF THE TEAMS.
New York, Aug. P.—Twenty persona
were hurt, several of them seriously and
one fatally, in rioting in which women
and girls led In Brooklyn Saturday, fol-
down and laboriously wrote a confession ! lowing a strike of 500 motorn^n and con-
to U.e police I due-tors on the Brooklyn and Coney Island
His sister and mother found the body, street ours. Charles Wood, a strlkebreak-
Whcn the latter saw the boy be said: er. had his skull frartuied ""J them
is whare he wanted you to be." Many arrests were made, arnon* them
" teph Ryan, president of the street r-
Indow and saw her husband lyim
beneath. J Jew Orleans..
The coroners Jury returned a verdict *IWmingham ..
noon, expressing the belief that the kill Montgomery ..
Ing was in self-defense and Justifiable Nashville
Henry Lee, the negro whom John Rogersl'hattanooga ..
tfhot, is found to be not seriously hurt.Memphis
The only charge placed against John Mobile
Rogers thus far Is discharging firearms Atlanta
In the city.
n local, and Miss Anna Heckler,
up at the Metropolitan club and con
doled with by people of fashion.
The prince is 4.r> years old, handsome,
a great sportsman, wealthy and Is mak-
ing his first visit to America.
"You may print It today," he said In
excellent English, "that I am not here
seeking an American wife. I would
not marry an American girl except I
fell in love with her and there is little
chance of my doing that. I fell In love
with one American girl, the most beau
tlful the sun ever shone on. We wer<
engaged until a year ago, but she was
a Protestant and I am a Catholic
could not change my religion and she
would not change hers I am no
ing to forget, and will continue at my
; sports and travel;
WOULD MAKE DEAL
ON CITY HOSPITAL
J. T. Highley, commissioner of public
safety, will submit to the city commis-
sioners Monday a proposition to lease
the city general hospital to the medical
department of the state university. Dr.
H h. Williams, dean of the medical de-
partment, submitted a proposlion to Mr.
Highley Saturday morning and It will be
taken up at the next meeting of the
The plan, without going Into detail, Is
1 \ ^n>l
nu.j day you may find your
ime among the want ads When
vou do clip it out and take to
the Branch Office, with West-
fall's 206 W. Main, and you will
be given a free ticket to Fair
Park theater. Those whose names
appear today will receive tickets
good for Monday night.
Next week the North Bros. Stock
company will offer "Madame Sans
to lease the building which has cost the
city nearly $33,000, to the medical school.
The city will receive a rental to be de-
cided upon for this. The city patients
will then he cared for at the building,
the same as if the city owned it, save
that the medical school will be paid
for the service thus rendered the city.
The object, apparently, being to trade
the use or the building for treatment
for patients as far as this can be done.
The course In the medical school pro-
vides for two years clinic work here
and by leasing the hospital for that
purpose Mr. Highley believes he can
make a deal which will be highly ad-
vantageous to the city.
"Our unfortunates would then have the
benefit of the beat talent In the state."
said Mr. Highley in discussing the
plan. "Doctors whose business It is
to teach would have charge of the work
done for the city- It aeems to me that
this would be pleasing to those whose
sick we care for. If I were sick I would
want the best doctor and I think
would be geting them to treat the city
patients under this plan.
| "Of course, I will not take this action
without the approval of the city com
| missloners and shall submit it to them
Monday. If they are willing the deal
I wiU be made."
Washington, Aug. 5.—The senate
finance committee Saturday postponed
action on the cotton bill until next Thurs-
day to allow North Carolina cotton manu-
facturers to be heard.
REBELS FIRE ON
Port Au Prince, Haytl, Aug. 5.—The
situation here Saturday remains critical
All the cafes have been closed to prevent
rebel t-oldlers from getting liquor, hut
some of the outlaw element broke Into
warehouses, securing a quantity. Marines
from the war fleet In the harbor prac-
tically hold the capital under martial law.
as they patrol the streets, fully armed,
protecting foreign property.
Rebellious natives maintain a threat-
ening attitude against the foreign troops
and marinea were fired upon as they
landed. A German officer had a narrow
escape from Haltlen bullets.
General Leconte, who has assumed the
dictatorship of Haytl. has ordered con-
gress, which elects the future executive,
dissolved, because It is controlled by
Want Ad Branch Office
at Westfall's Drug Store
Washington, Aug. B.—President Taft
Saturday tentatively arranged his itln
erary for the September trip. The
greater part of this will be spent in the
west where he hopes to build up the re
Two plans have been considered One
of them contemplates a trip of a month,
arrylng the president as far west as
Hutchinson. Kansas The other plan will
all for a six-weeks' tour and will take
he president to the Pacific coast.
The president will leave Beverly, Mass
September 16 and will return on Octo
ber 16, if he adopts the month's Itiner
Beverly the president will firs
Knoxvlile, Tenn., to open the
Appalachian exposition. From there he
will travel to Chattanooga and Nash
Leaving Tennessee the president
double back to Syracuse, N. Y., where he
will arrive on September 23.
Starting from Syracuse, the western
trip will really begin. The president w'"
go to Detroit and Kalamazoo, and i
teach Chicago September 18. He will
direct to Hutchinson, Kan., from Chi
iago, arriving there September 'JR.
Kansas City will be reached on the
eastern swing from Hutchinson and St
Joseph and St. Louis will receive calls.
From Missouri the presidi
to Nebraska, stopping nt Lincoln and
Omaha, and from there will go to Iowa,
where he will visit Des Moines.
South Dakota, Minnesota and Wiscon
tin will also be included in tills swing
from Missouri, northward. The c.itl
to be visited In those states have not
been definitely decided upon.
Should the president find it posslbl
to p<> to the Paciric coast he will travel
i,i Colorado, Visiting Denver and Colo-
rado Springs, thence to Utah,
OPEN TILL 7:30 P. M. TONIGHT
USE OTJB GREAT COMBINATION
5-Word Want Ad Offer!
Under Rooms fw Rent, Houses for Rent, 8itustlona Wanted, Help
Wanted and twenty other classifications. 8*e list ef classifications at
bottom first eolamn en Want Page.
1 TIME m THE 6TJNDAY OKLAHOMA!* 1 OA rpntc
4 TIMES IU THB EVETTING FREE PRES8 J
Withimt • doubt this is th* (preatest want ad value sver of-
fered,be sure and take advantage of it over this Sunday.
Start your ad today. It will run in Sunday's Big Okla-
homan and In Monday's, Tuesday's, Wednesday s and Thurs-
day's Free Press.
"Combination Ads" for the two papers taken over Phone
P. B. X. 6, or at Branch Office in Westfall's Drug Store, Main
Office Oklahoman Building, 4th and Broadway.
"START YOUR AD TODAY"
Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 6.—Traffic on the
Chicago-Denver main line of the Burling-
ton railway is comjfletely blocked Sat-
urday, the result of severe cloudbursts •
Friday night In western Nebraska. Be-
tween Cambridge and Holbrook. 2.000
feet of the main line has been washed
away, while several minor washouts are
reported near McCook.
Rock island trains which have been
running via the Burlington between
Denver and Lincoln since the Rock
Island washouts of last Tuesday In
Kansas, are detouring to the Union Pa-
cific tracks. The storm covered the
bulk of the Nebraska com belt, the pre-
cipitation measuring six to eight inches
at many polnta In the west.
astor will give
New York, Aug. 8.—Society folk heard
Saturday that Colonel John Jacob Astor ,
will make a largo fiiwncial settlement- ;
upon his young flancee( Miss Madeline j
Talmago Force, because of their ap-
proaching wedding. In addition he will,
bestow many of the famous Astor Jewels
upon her. |
Mr. Astor returned from Newport Sat-
urday morning In his steam yacht Noma.
He will spend the day in town wKh his
flan.ee and in the afternoon will start
buck to Newport, taking with him Mr.
and Mrs. Force and daughters.
girl holds up
and robs man*
Chicago, Au«. 6.— A brunette,
fashionably an<l expensively gowned.
early Saturday heM up and robbed T. F.
Conrad at Twenty-third street and South
LaSalle street, within the shadow of th«
Twenty-second street police station- ■
When she had taken his fnoney, the
woman dropped her revolver in a hand-
IMI* and, laughing, Joined three men.
fail to agree
on wool bill
will stop at Ogden and Salt Lake City.
Washington, Aug. 5. -Senator l*Fol- |
lette and Representative tinder wood, spe-
cial conferees on the wool bill, Saturday
reported to the full conference committer
their failure to agree. The committee at
I once convened f< r an effort to reach a
where he | ornpr0m,8e on the senate and hou^e bills.
.. tv„ city I the legality of the ordinance, ail of the
Suit attacking the g "sidewalk" men are Interested, tnd It Is
ordinance which limits the amount o report<Hj( wlll help jn tfce attack upon the
space to be used by retail merchants in | or(j|nance. The charge agalnrft ChuguS
displaying wares for sale and which pro-
hibits selling goods upon the sidewalk
will result from the fining of Charles
Chugus, a Greek with a fruit and refresh-
ment stand near the Culbortson building
on South Broadway. Notice to this ef-
fact has been served on City Counsellor
Matlack and Chief Tighlman of the po-
lice department has been notified that a ^ old ordln
writ of habeas corpus will be served on j counsellor wan
him soon. This will start the case. defects lie beioro *«i
Mcan*"hile policemen will be Instructed J measure.
to arrest everyone conducting sales from J .
retail .tore, upon the ,ldew*lk and^thowj w g QRgENE
hat he does not display his wares in
front of his place of business, but con-
ducts his business from the sidewalk. He
is out on bond pending an appeal of his
case to the district court.
It Is believed that additional legislation
will soon be made against obstructing the
sidewalk by the city commissioners and
llegal the city
K the new
merchants whose display cases
more fhan two and a half feet from the j
building. Several arrests likely will have
,o be made, according to police officials,
In order to bring to the offending mer-
' haiits the knowledge that the ordinance
is to be enforced.
The only ordinance the <*!ty has cover-
ing ulils offense was passed fifteen years
ago, according to tho city counsellor's re-
1 port and lias never been enforced enough
to cause general knowledge that there
I was such an ordinance. This st-ite of
" i«*4 ■
dies in mexico
Cananea, Mexico, A'
Greene, millionaire Am
and ranchman, died h<
urday of acute pneur
and nurses had arrl\
and Waco a few hour
their services were wit
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Stafford, R. E. The Evening Free Press (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 227, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 5, 1911, newspaper, August 5, 1911; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc151865/m1/1/: accessed February 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.