Talala Gazette (Talala, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 17, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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STATE NEWS CONDENSED
From All Over The New State
Will Rebuild Car Shops. [Granted a Stay.
The Kansas City, Mexico and Orl-| Justice Doyle of the criminal court
ent Railway car repair shops at of appeals has granted a stay of ex-
Fairview, valued at $100,000, were j ecutlon for sixty days to Alfred King,
burned early Friday. They will be sentenced to hang at Nowata on
J. T. Perr.vnian and associates have
sold the Noble County Sentinel to
E. J. Garner, publisher of the Cim-
maron Valley Clipper of Coyle, and
the change is to take place after this
March 25 fo rthe murder of George
To Sail for Phlllipplne*.
Batteries A and B, First Field
Artillery, left Fort 8 11 Monday for
the Presidio of California and will
sail March 1 for the Philippines.
Acquitted at Okemah.
C. C. Chambers and Nick Taylor,
both charged with murder, were ac-
quitted in the Ofuskee County Dis-
trict Court at Okemah during the
Governor Haskell has issued a
requisition on the governor of New
Mexico for Dowdy Tucker, convict-
ed of manslaughter in the second de-
gree in Jefferson county on Septem-
ber, 1909, aand sentenced to four
years' imprisonment, who left the
state while out on bond pending an
appeal. He is under arrest at Santa
A charter has been issutd to the
Citizens' Street Railway Company
of Wilburton, which proposes to
To Raise Fence Posts. build an interurban line connecting
A. B. Chapek and Frank Hakel,, wilb-jrton. Patterson and Lut'e, a dls-
formerly in business at Lahoma, are tance of ten miles. The capital is
at the head of a company to raise jiOO.OOO and the directors are James
fence posts on a large scale for com- j McConneli. Richard Howard. Benja-
mercial purposes. It is said that they mtn Millgi EHas M Cooper and
have already secured a large tract wilMam H. Powers, all of Wilburton,
of land In Major County and have
ibegun p'anting it to black locusts.
Teachers to Meet.
The annual meeting of the North-
eastern Oklahoma Teachers' Assoc a-
tlon will be he'.d in Vinita on March
25. Several hundred teachers wl'.l
attend, and upon the program are the
names of some of the foremost edu-
cators in the United States.
Hydro has organized
Association composed of thirty-one
o fthe best business firms of the city.
Officers were elected as follows:
W. R. Sieg. president; J. T. Young,
secretary; George Pope, treasurer;
R. O. Miller, credit manager.
Fine Under Jim Crow Law.
A. S. McRae, a negro lawyer, who
, j was arrested for violating the Jim
Crow law on a street car of the
" " Muskogee Traction Company, was
found guilty Friday afternoon and
fined a small amount. This ig
test case and will be carried to
On Oklahoma Central.
United State postal service has at
last been established at points on
the Oklahoma Central Railroad with
Ada, thus giving much closer touch
with towns east and west of Ada on
8tay of Exeuslon.
John Black, sentenced to hang in
Holdenville next Friday for murder,
was given a stay of execution by
the Criminal Court of Appeals until
April 1 for the purpose of reviewing
The Arm of W. R. Hanna and John
Cox of Carmen, shipped five car loads
of stock from the Yewel stock yards
In one day recently. Two of the
cars were 'oaded with 825 hogs and
the other three with cattle. The
farmers seem to be taking advantage
of the good prices
WHAT THE UW MAKERS
ARE 00IH6 AT 6UTHRIE
Judgment Not Awarded.
Mrs. Myrtle Merkley of Shawnee
failed to get pudgment in the Dis-
trict Court against W. C. DeWitt.
Mrs. Merkley's husband was killed In
collision of his bvcicle with an auto-
mobile driven by DeWitt last Septem
I ber. She asked for $5,000.
To Change College Uniforms.
The State Agricultural and Me-
chanical Col'ege uniforms are to be
changed next year. Officers and
cadets are to wear the same color.
The only difference between the of-
ficers and privates' uniforms will be
the chevrons and shoulder straps.
The new uniforms are to be cadet
gray, but rut in the style of the
Muskogee Man Weds.
Prairie Fire Threatens Town.
The town of Jennings was threat-
ened last Monday by a raging prairie
* Are fanned by a terrific gale. The
,u ui i t 7 flre was southwest of the town and
he higher courts^ The large court lt became nece, for c, , tJ
loom was crowded with npsroeo dnr- . . . .
room was crowded with negroes dur
ing the trial.
turn out and fight against the flre
until after midnight in order to save
the town, and as a result there was
Agricultural Agents to Meet.
The eighteen state agricultural
agents working for the government ^ Horse Freezes
in Oklahoma and farmers of Tulsa * m,. i
thentflrstmf 3t Tfau Sat,Urday ,n 8hlPPed this week from Joplln, Mo!
the first large agricultural conven- to Little Rock. Ark. One of them
t°" t0 tho l m 1° g0t hurt and was P'jt off at Howe,
nr, ir r speakers will be The claim agent had him sent to
Bradford Knapp, assistant secretary Poteau. where he could get the serv
of agriculture, Professor H- E. Save- ,ce of a veterinary. They were all
lv °.f Washington. D. C„ Professor n|ght getting here, but the next
A wedding took place at St. Bartho- )V °k.lahoma Clty: 7'
lomew's Protestant Episcopal Church1 ^ °n ,?
at Baltimore. Thursday, when Miss Mlssourl- Kansas &
Louise Salisbury of Baltimore was
married to Dr. James Thomas Nich-
ols of Muskogee, Ok. Rev. S. H.
Orrick officiated. After a short trip
North, Dr. and Mrs. Nichols will re-
turn to Muskogee, where they will
and F- S. White, agricultural com-
missioner of the Frisco. A large
attendance is expected.
Development Com pan v of Oklahoma
Cray Wo f Kiled. capital, $25000; directors. W.
While George Stocks and Bert All- T> prs' ' ^ ^jVIS 8 e'' J' H:
spaugh were hunting along the river ^.r,an Adams & Co. of
east of C'inton with their pack C ty ■ ca?ita-'
dogs they captured a large grav wolf, . ' ' ™n '' ' "1SI ' Atiams
or "loafer.'' They have the skin nn Z„ J n T . J??1*'Stat*
saved for a trophy. The huntsmen , , , ,'as omi'an> of Tulsa; capl-
elaim th's is the first snrh ratrh in ItaI- «> rectors, hdward Slater
and Charles Richardson of Tulsa,
of Copan. Ebenezer
claim th's is the first such catch in
many years in this section, and one 'J"a n~ne?
, u- <_ .v. C. Dav s
of two known to be in the country.
Jumps From Moving Train. | Mennonites. of Gotebo; trustees, C.
Pansy Dyer, daughter of a farmer i '. u^!* en a" ^yons Moun-
near Merid-an. was badly hurt while ;',n „ ,le.w' an(j H. Warkentln
alighting from a moving train near!" Anadarko Society of
Meridian station. She was not aware ,.10 r°e Methodist church of Andar-
that she had reached her home town 1°: ^ ?PS; S" Cornish. G- D-
until the tra'n was pulling out. 11 J' M- Jcnes' J- A- Lowary.
Good speed had been attained be
and had been on a visit to Guthrie
J- H. Sager and D- P. Anderson.
e she rushed to the platform and ; _
nped off. The girl is 11 years old ra Testify,
i had been on a visit to flnthrlp I • chairman
of the cor-
porat'on commission, and George A.
Henshaw, counsel for the commls-
Co7 £l£TSL« for ,„e de-:'10".OuthHe'rHdav"^
ndnnr ih, Sni.c nf j . to testify before the Illinois hoard „ ? _ ^overnor ana Mrs. Haskell.
fendant, the suits of Cornelius IvOderi'0 testify before the Illinois board
of New York, on a judgment of $10,- arbitration, which is trying to
000; John P. Bailey of New Yo^k, on set,,f> the difficulty between tne
a judgment of Sin,"u00, and Scott Mc-j str!ck'nS switchmen and the rail-
Reynolds, charging false imprison- r°ads. One of the reasons advanced
ment. against Gov. Haskell, were f'.v fbp railroads for refusing the
continued for the U'rm in the United switchmen's demand for higher wazes
States District Court. McReynolds was the fact of low rates and high
came to Oklahoma in 1908 to gather i r°st of operation in Oklahoma and
evidence against Haskell for a de- Love and Henshaw will test'fy on
fense in the suit of Haske.l against that point at the request of the
W. R. Hearst. - | switchmen.
C'ks Elect Officers. Timber in Abundance.
Elks' lyodgp No. 792 of Durant The density of timber growth in
elected the following officers Tups Atoka county is short of amazing,
day night for the coming year: Judge There arp quarter sections near Ato-
C. C. Parker, exalted ruler: Dr. W. F. ka that contain a greater variety of
Clifton, esteemed Ipading kniriit: J.; merchantable lumber than any other
T. McIntosh, esteemed loyal knight: section in the Southwest and the
Jud?e J. M. Crook, esteemed ectur- grade of this timber is excellent. The
In? knight: Hade Gibson, secretary; most valuable timber is bois d'arc,
W. E. Clark, treasurer: O. H. Per- . walnut, oak and pecan whfbh grows
kins, tyler; E. F. Rines, trustee: \V'. | in great abundance, and every tree
T. Sprowls, delegate to the grand possesses a good commercial value.
lodge. After the lodge closed the i
men'bers partook of a well prepared Bankers at Oklahoma City.
luncheon. I With 150 members present, group
j three of the Oklahoma Bankers' As-
Lawton Street Railway. sociation met in the parlors of the
Thursday afternoon the first spike 'yee H,lckins Hotel at Oklahoma City
in Lawton"s new street railway sys- ^'on"a> > open their annual con-
tern was driven by Simon Smith, '<?r''nee. One feature of the program
president of the I«awton and Fort was address by Judge C. B. Ames
Sill Electric Railway Company, and ; °' Ok ahoma City on "The Bank of
actual laying of stfel rails in the the United States." Follow'ng Jurge
line was formally commenced. A Ames' address a general discussion
goden spike was used for the pur- °f tllP subject was bad.
pose and the street on the east of C Extensive plans were made by
avenue was crowded with interested local bankers for the entertainment
Bpectators. First dirt in the grade of the visitors, and during the after-
was turned Monday of this week and noon th were taken f trf
already one block of the grade is v
Guthrie, Ok,,—The New Jerusalem
act for location of the State Capitol
on a site to be selected by the peo-
pie, and which, before going into ef-
fect, was to have been ratified by
the people at the polls, was defeated
in the House of Representatives to-
day, and after a motion was made
to reconsider the vote the defeat was
clinched by laying that motion on the
table. The roll call revealed the
vote on final passage to be 48 to
46, with 14 absentees, Mr. Ourham,
an advocate, shanged his vote to
the winning side, so he would he In
position to lodge a motion of recon-
sideration. Mr. Dunn of Oklahoma
City, which town Is an aspirant for
State Capitol honors, scored with the
presiding officer first and put through
the motion referred to an dwhich ter-
minates legislation on the subject
during the present special session.
This done, Mr. Durham again chang-
ed his vote, to make his record
The bill had passed the Senate,
and a joint resolution was coming
which would have carried the propo-
sition before the people at the next
general election. Aligned against
the measure was the solid Republican
minority, with the exception of Mr.
Dixon, Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Milsap,
the remainder of the negative votes
"I do not feel put out," stated
Senator Campbell Russell, father of
the "Dream City idea" and author
of the New Jerusalem bill measure.
"I will beat them to it yet. It must
not be forgotten that he Jerusalem
advocates have the proposition in
initiated petitions filed with the Sec-
retary of State, and against which
citizens of GL.hrie have protested.
The measure is pending before the
S-jpreme Court, and the people of
the State may rest, assured that I
will support the legislation through
the Supreme Court and see that it
gets to them at the polls- I know
what the people will say when they
get a chance to vote upon it."
The doughty Senator from Warner,
in Muskogee County, who is also a
cand'date for the Democratic nom-
ination for Congress from the Third
District, if feeling any keenness in
the New Jerusalem bill's death, wat
jubilant over other House astion
when it reconsidered the defeat of
his proposed Constitutional amend-
ment prorating the common school
taxes received from public service
corporations, and passed it by a
vote of 57 to 32, with 17 absentees.
Under existing law these counties
through which railroads, pipe lines
and other corporations of the public
service class operate, and pay taxes
for the support of the common school
receive the benefit of all such tax
collected for their own schools. The
Constitutional amtndment which will
be submitted to a vote of the peo-
ple next November prorates the tax
among all the counties of the State.
The House took final action upon
the Income tax amendment to the
Federal Constitution submitted to the
States by the last Congress, and the
proposition is now ready for the
Under agreement this afternoon
four meas-ires affecting the State
school land department and the hand-
ling of public funds were made spec-
ial orders in the House for tomorrow
morning. The bills are by Mr. Ross
and the Senate bill by Morris fix-
ing positions in the school land de-
partment, and the bill by Mr. Ross
to require permanent school funds
to be deposited w th the State
Treasurer, and the Wallace bill_jiro-
viding that all money collected by
State officials shall be paid into the
State Treasury. Two of the meas-
ures will supply a deficiency in the
law as pointed out by the State Su-
preme Court In a recent decision and
will determine the number of em-
ployes in the school land department
and what their salaries shall be.
Rev. Charles Mitchell Dead. , the House had under con-
d !->, i „i,j. „ slderation today the Casteel bill fix-
, Z' v.t . 2 'a pre®,dfnt | ing a procedure for leasing the school
and nrp«Hpnt)naf tiT'p It A ^ Iland> ft defeated an amendment by
and president of the Purity Academy | R0Bg which prov,ded that noth,ng
M * m . fh i y' I ,n the legislation should authorize
at his home In Cherokee, due to commissioners of the land offices to
overwork and a general breakdown, create positions or fix salaries other
The body was tfkentoMarysville, than ag provlded bv ,
Mo., for Interment. The Stella Purity By a decided vote the House killed
morning found him dead.
The crying of a baby boy at-
tracted the attention of the neigh-
bors to the home of Bud Martin, a
negro resident of Weleetka, and an
Investigation revealed that his wife,
Mary Martin, had been k'lled dur-
ing the night, her throat having been
Charters have been Issued to these
corporations: West Packingtown cut in five different"pVcea''with^'a
razor. The only eyewitness was the
6-year-old brother of the murdered
woman. No arrests have been made.
Swine Breeders' Committee.
The executive committee of the
Oklahoma Swine Breeders' Associa-
tion met in Enid Friday afternoon.
Matters of interest to the associa-
tion were discussed, and plans laid
for the encouragement of the pure
The executive committee is com-
posed of A. E. Lovett, Hunter; J. R.
Sparks, Hunter; A. B. Campbell.
Geary; Joe W. Allison, Anadarko,
and George W. Miller, Kildare.
Col. Day Wat Here in 1883.
Col. Mathew Day, former Governor
General of Nindina Province, lolo Is-
land, Philippines, at present Colonel
of the Eighth United States Cavalrv,
1 stationed at Jolo, is In Guthrie, the
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Col. Day is en route from Jolo to
Toledo, Ohio, to visit lus brother,
Willis Day, whose wife is a sister of
In 1883 to 188n Col. Day was a
Lieutenant, engaged in driving Payne
and Couneb boomers from the "Prom-
ised Land," in command of a com-
pany he camped for a year north of
Guthrie, on what is now the Joe
Norris farm. East of this farm he
dug a we.l fifty feet deep.
has for Its object the education of
young men at the Stelia Academy
the bill by Mr. Rogers of Pittsburg
County making It a misdemeanor for
The association owns a fine farm railr0ads to require officeVerts to
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college building, secured through the <rpncie<. arose " nrt then th* T
effort, „t R.v, M ..Ml He w« "ITUF'W
editor of the Purity Journal, wkich
had a wide circulation.
Deputy Killed at Quinton.
John Hodge, a Deputy SherifT of
Haskell County, was shot and in-
stantly killed at Quinton, on the
eastern border of Pittsburg county.
He had just arrested one man, when
another, who was across the street,
called to the peddler to come to him.
He started and a riflle was flred,
striking the deputy. A watch the dep^
.. , . . , . aty had in his coat pocket was shat-
complete and the ties are strung for 0 Padungton, the new industrial. tere(i an(j pieces of It were driven
fiye blocks up C avenue. section of the city. J into his heart. An arrest has been
In the Senate.
The Senate passed another bill hv
Serator Taylor amending the initia-
tive and referendum act of the First
Legislature, which replaces the act
recently vetoed by the Governor. Be-
fore the new bill was called up for
action, the Governor's veto message
was laid before th? Senate for ratifi-
cation or rejection, the question be-
ing "Shall the bill pass, notwithstand-
ing the Governor's veto?" The mo-
tion was defeated by a vote of 5 to
25, the five affirmative votes being
Senators Hatchett. Morris. Roddle.
Russell and Taylor, all Democrat^
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