The Enid Daily Eagle. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 287, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 4, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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THE ENID DAILY EAGLE.
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\VI:I M:SDAV, JV\. -I, UMI.
I'ltICK FIVE CKNTS.
SINGE YEAR 1899
The Mercury Fell to 11
Below Zero for Short
RISING TEMPERAIURE GENERAL
SUMMARY OF 11)10 CONDITIONS
WITH ASSOCIATED PltKS S
REPORTS FROM AMi
OVER THE NATION.
"Cheer up," says the post carl
philosopher, "the worst is yet to
This is the message the weather
man has sent out as a -New Year's
* greeting to his many customers. The
mercury forthwith shrunk precip-
tably the first 48 hours of the New
Year but if dope reads right and ru-
mors are true this fluid will now
abandon its game of hide-and-seek
and Enid and the country at large
will be released from the clutches Jf
Old King Blizzard.
Eleven Below Zero.
At f, o'clock yesterday morning the
government thermometer here reg-
istered 11 below zero, cacording
to Uri Worcester, the local weather
expert. This was our eoldo3t
, j At 7 o'clock the mercury
had risen but one degree and ai
8, when the working day was an
hour old it was still eight notched
below the zero mark.
Hut today the fickle fluid waxed
congenial and at seven this morn-
ing it stood poised on tip toe ai
eight above. Special dispatches by
the carrier pigeon service from tlie
kitchen of 7,000 households convey-
ed the pleasing intelligence that
the water in the pans kettles, etc.,
which had been "left standing"
was not frozen quite so deep as
heretofore. Six thousr.nd five hun-
dred small boys and husbands who
have to get up and biild fires cor-
roborate this statement when tluv
t j.tlfied almost us a unit that the
operation was completed without
even a frozen toe.
These things being true the
statement of Enid's government
weather observer can be accepted
Anyway, we can still kick o.tr
heels against a lamp-post, blow our
fingers and declaim, 'some cold
It makes the old tlmdrs and our
friends, the Court House Loafers,
brush the rust off their brains to
remember bark to its equal in this
country. Not since the winter of
181)9, say some, has Enid experi-
enced such a decided change in
temperature in so short a time.
One year ago today the maximum
temperature was 46, and the mini-
mum 3 8 above zero. In 1908 the
temperature flor January 3 ranged
from 51 to 18 above zero, with .JO
of an inch precipitation.
A Dry Year.
According to the United Stales
weather bureau here for the month
of December 1910, the mean max-
imum temperature was 52 and the
mean minimum 22. The warmest,
day was 64 and the coldest 15. A
precipitation of one-tenth of 0*13
inch was recorded. For the entire
year of 1910 there was less rain-
fall here than has been registered
for many years. The total was but
14.73 inches, distributed as fol-
lows: January .85, February .66,
April 1.61, May 4.12, June 1.12,
July .14, August 5.23, September
, .07, October .83, November .00,
, December .10.
Condition^ in 1900.
More rain, evenly distributed,
fell in this city in 1909. For the
month of December the mean maxi-
mum temperature was 40 and the
mean minimum 19. The warmest
day was 58 and the coldest 1
above the zero mark. The precipi-
tation for the year was distribut-
ed as Hollows: January .12, Feb-
ruary .30, March 1.57, April 1.45,
May 4.52, June 2.38, July 11, Au-
gust, .65, September, 4.05, Octo-
* her 4.54, November 5.80, Decem-
ber 1.00. Total 26.47 Inches.
Enid'N Wet Year.
1908 will long be remembered as
Enid's wet year. It was then that
the June and July floods caused
the loss of thousands of dollars
here. The rain for those two
months alone for that year wen-
much greater than that for th"
entire year of 1910. For Decem-
ber the mean maximum tenipern-
ture was 50 and the mean minl-
•n mum 28. The warmest day was
68 and ill'- cold Alt 17. The h< n t
precipitation of that year was dis-
tributed as follows: January, on,
February.58, March 2.4 5, April
3.72, May 5.02, June 9.17, July
9.90, August 1.58, September 1.23.
October 4.52, November 4.20, De-
cember 1. Total 42.38 inches.
Cold, Sulri Huntn Fe.
Reports from the Sunta Fe gen-
eral offices received here show that
a wind storm, with the lowest tem-
perature of the winter, has been
raging since yesterday over the
entire territory from Chicago west
to the Rocky mountains. In To-
kepa the thermometer stood at six
below zero this morning. The San-
ta Fe reports show similar condi-
tions and temperature throughout
Missouri ami Illinois. At Emporia
and firoin there west to the Colo-
rado line, a temperature of eight
below zero is reported with slight
snow flurries. The Southern Kan-
sas and Oklahoma thermometer is
down to zero. The telegraph ser-
vice along the Santa Fe lines
badly demoralized as a result of
the blizzard but the trains are all
running, though delaped.
Storm Was General.
Enid was not alone in her batti
with the Storm King. The Assot
dated Press, giving a general sum-
mary of the situation in this se<
"With temperatures ranging
from 16 degrees below at Dodge
City, Kansas, to zero in Northern
Arkansas tin* Southwest has ex-
perienced the coldest weather of
the winter. Ten below both in To-
peka and Kansas City, and both
places are suffering from inade-
quate gas supply. Thousands of
homeless men are being fed and
sheltered by charity in Kansas City.
At Ardmore, Oklahoma, tempera-
ture was 2 below which was coldest
recorded since the weather bureau
was established there ten years
Mail Frozen at Outline.
Guthrie, Jan. 4. Charles Fisher
was Hound frozen to death here in
a Guthrie lodging house. There
was a drizzling rain Sunday morn
ing which was followed by a drop
of 30 degrees during the day.
high north wind kept the tempera-
ture at zero yesterday.
Zero weather touched all Okla
lioma early yesterday. Towns de-
pending on natural gas are short
and in order to prevent suffering
in homes, the gas companies have
shut off the supply to manufactur-
ing plants in Guthrie and Musko
gee. There have been heavy losses
among stockmen in Western Oklx
homa and a number of deaths duo
to the unpreparedness for cold
weather. For months it has been
dry and warm and the people were
not prepared for a sudden change.
Two Below at Tulsa.
Tulsa, Jan. 4. -The thermometer
registered 2 degrees below zero last
night. Much suffering prevails
among the poor. Cattle on the
range are suffering.
HUzzard in Iowa.
Des Moines, Jan. 4.—Sweeping
down lirom the north, a blizzard
hit the state last night, the ther-
mometer falling to 5 degrees be-
low zero. The wind is blowing at
the rate of 70 miles an hour and
snow was falling.
Traffic I'uralized in Nebraska.
Omaha, Jan. 4.—A blizzard is
sweeping the entire state. Snow
has been falling since 2 o'clock
Sunday morning and last night the
thermometer sank below zero.
Railroad traffic is practically para-
lized throughout the state.
Even in Texas.
Fort Wrorth, Jan. 4.—High wind
and snow flurries are reported to-
day throughout north Texas, the
norther being one of the moyt
severe for years.
FIVE REMOVED AND EIGHT
STILL IN WRECK RUINS
Northern Pacific Limited Shuck Bur-
lington Passenger Train
Spokane, Jan. 4. — Rushing
through the yards at Cheney this
morning a Northern Pacific limited
struck the rear cars of the Burling-
ton passenger train and reduced
three coaches to wreckage. Five
dead trainmen have been removed
and at least eight others are believed
to be in the wreckage. Several per-
sons were seriously Injured.
Missoi ui gOLONB OONVBNB.
BANK AMENDMENT IN THREE MONTHS HON BEFORE COURT
Bill Does not conform to sug-
gestions of the State
Kansas Institutions lose over
Hundred Thousand to
Action for injunction gets
Jefferson City, Mo., Jan. 4.—The
47th general assembly of Missouri
convened at noon today. John O.
Holies of Phelps county was elected
temporary speaker of the house and
adjournment was taken.
MILLION WD HALF FOR JACK I MS
Also Dig Consignment of Provisions
Boston. Jan. 4.— Under a guard of
seven officers and sailors, a million
and a half in gold rertifleivtes was
removed from the sub-treasury here
today to the Charleston navy yard
and placed on board the steamer Cel-
tic for shipment to Cuba to pay the
crews of the warships or the Atlantic
fleet. The Celtic also carries a mil-
lion and a half dollars' worth of sup-
illes In her hold.
flET 92,000 IN DAKOTA. -
Sioux Falls, S. I)., Jan. 4.—Tho
State Hank of Sherman, a little town
near here, was raided by robbers last
night, who escaped with $2,000.
my MEASURES INTRODUCED NOT ONE
CAPTURED SPECTATORS ARE NUMEROUS
Tl'LSA WANTS SCHOOL FOK
BLIND — CHICKASHA. ASKS
FOR SHAKE OF IT HMO
Oklahoma City, Jan. 4.—Senato
Bill No. I introduced by Senator
Rcddie yesterday at the opening of
the regular session has attracted
more attention than all other bills
introduced. The bill refers to and
provides for tho regulation of tlie
State Bank Guaranty Fund, and
was prepared by Mr. Roddie who
was one of the committee which
diafted the original bill.
While the bill provides for sonic
changes on the banking board, it
dees not eonforn to the requests of
the state bankers in all particu-
lars. Under this bill the banking
board is to be composed of three
POLICE AM) MARSHALS OF Till:
STATE MEET IN WICHITA TO
DISCUSS PLANS FOR
Topeka, Kan., Jan. 4.—Bank Com-
missioner Doley reports thirty nanks
robbed in Kansas during the last
three months; one every third day.
A hundred thousand dollars have
been taken, and not one of the rob-
bers has been captured. The robbers'
system of protection is so perfect as
to place bank robbing among the
less hazardous occupations. Atten-
tion has been called to the fact that
while the robbers have their head-
quarters in Nebraska and Oklahoma,
their operations have been confined
Wichita, Kan., Jan. 4.—The chiefs
i *i nmi twn'of police and marshals from fifty
members, the go\ernor and two
Kansas cities and towns meet le/e
tomorrow in a convention of peace
officers. The chief question for dis-
cussion will be the prevention of
bank and postoffice robberies in the
state and the best method for cap-
turing the robbers. A closer affilia-
tion with the Anti-Horse Thief ass*
elation is one end sought in the meet-
others, to be appointed by him an J |
confirmed by the senate. The de-
sire of the bankers is that these
members shall be bankers and rec-
commended by the bankers of the
state, but Senator Roddie stated
yesterday just after the introduc-
tion of the bill that he would
flight vigorously against the im-
posing of any such restriction upon
The bill uontains one feature,
however, which will meet with the
hearty approval of the bankcvK.
That is the requirement that the
assessments for the guraanty fund
shall be left on deposit in the banks
from which they are collected unti'^
needed by the banking board.
Provision is made for a special
form of certificate of deposit to be
issued by <lie banks to the bank
commissioner for the amount of
the assessments levied by the board
The third feature is one for
which Roddie contended two years
ago, but which was cut out at that
time. It provides that state banks
shall not carry more than 10 per
cent, of their reserve with any bank
not protected by the guaranty law.
except in approved reserve centers.
This is the provision of the nation-
al banking law as regards deposits
0 fnational banks in other classes
of banks, and is really a reciprocal
New Building Bills.
Two public building bills made
their appearance on the first day
of the session. Representative J
1 Gillespie of Tulsa introduced a
bill locating the school for the
blind, now temporarily located at
Fort Gibson, at Tulsa, and makln
an appropriation of $200,000 fo
buildings. The city of Tulsa is re-
quired to furnish a five-acre tract
free to the state.
Senator George W. BareOoot of
Chickasha introduced a bill in the
senate appropriating $100,000 for a
dormitory for the Girls' Industrial
school at Chickasha, and another
appropriating $00,000 for its main-
tenance during the next bienniun:,
$30,000 for each year.
Reresentatives Jackson and Mil-
ler of Muskogee county introduced
a bill establishing the Muskogee
made in this bill, but that will be
taken care of later.
Fee anil Salary Hill.
In addition to the bill recom-
mended by the sheriffs' associa-
tion, which made its apearance in
both houses, two bills amending the
fee and salary law were Introduced
in the house. Ono by McDuffle
and Milburn regulates sheriff's
flees, and restricts the deputies to
$1,200 per year. The other, by
Campbell, provides for the qualifi-
cations of justices of the peace In
cities and fixes their salaries. In
cities of 2,500* or more population
they are to receive a salary of $ I ,-
COO and in cities of 10,000 or more
their salary Is to be $2,500.
Other house bills were:
By Champion and Rexroat, pro-
viding that when papers are fixed
in civil suits the parties shall ele< t
as to whether the case will he tried
by a Jury or by the court.
By Moore of Ottawa, requiring
toilets in interurban cars.
By Williams of Domain he for
ftee text books.
By Harmon of Washita, allowing
the use In court on testimony taken
prior judicial investigations.
By Akin of Cleveland, reappro-
prlating $77,289.30 for previous
appropriations unexpended for the
By Moore of Ottawa, protecting
the fish in certain northern Okla-
Senator McMechan o' Oklahoma
county Introduced a resolution In
the senate favoring/ New Orleans
for the proposed Panunu exposition
0. S. LI8EL ACTION
Decision Deals Entirely Willi Act of
Congress Under Which Suit
Washington, Jan. 4.—By unani-
mous decision the supreme court of
the United States today decided the
federal government could not main-
tain the so-called "Panama Canal Li
bel Suit" against the Press Publish-
ing company of New York in the
federal courts of New York.
'n so doing the court affirmed the
decision of the circuit court of the
United States for the southern dis-
trict of New York, which hail quash-
ed the indictments.
In effect, the decision is that the
federal court had no jurisdiction
over the alleged defendar^r, because
the cause might have been brought
in the state court.
The court today dealt entirely
with the act of congress in 1808, un
der which the indictment was
brought. The effect of this act was
to incorporate a criminal law in sev-
eral states In force after July 1.
189 8, Into the federal statute and
make them applicable to federal res-
ervations within various states.
Among these is the New York libel
The court, through Chief Justice
White, said that while the statute
left no doubt where the acts done
made reservations which are express-
ly prohibited and punished as crimes
by law of the United States and that
the law was dominant and controll-
ing, yet, on the other hand, where
no law of the United States had ex-
pressly provided for the punishment
of offenses committed on reserva-
tions. all acts done on such reserva-
tions which were made criminal by
laws of several states should be left
to be punished under applicable
TON OF PENNIES TO
PAT WARREN'S FINE
I niqiie Plan of Associates to \U\
Editor of "Appeal to Reason"
Hutchinson, Kans., Jan. 4. —
Hutchison Socialists have started a
campaign to collect 171,000 pen-
nies to pay a fine or $7,.r>00 and
• e,sts of) $200 In the case against
Fred Warren, associate editor of
"The Appeal to Reason." The plan
announced today Is to collect a pen-
ny from each Socialist. It is said
the pennies would weigh a ton.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. F. Black have
returned from their holiday visit in
* * * ❖ + + * + * + + + * * *
MANDAMUS SUIT HROUOIIT BY
McQl ILKIN TO COMPEL
POPULAR VOTE WILL
The hearing on the high school in-
junction case came te> a temporary
halt sudelciily this afternoon during
the argument on the demurrer to the
petition, when II. .1. Sturgis, repre-
senting the petitioner Hoyt, asked
leave to file an amended |>ctitioii to-
night anil resume tlie hearing tomor-
row morning upon the amended peti-
Mr. Sturgis stated that lie had not
made the allegations as complete as
lit' desired anil he wished to amend
the |M>tition. The court grant eel
leave and when the amended peti-
tion is filed tomorrow morning the
hearing will In* resumed, the first
step lieing (he demurrer of tlie attor-
neys to the sufficiency of this peti-
Tlie litigation instituted In tin?
district court for the purpose of pre-
venting the location of the proposed
$200,000 new high school building
on the site selected by the hoard of
education came on for hearing in the
district court before District Judge
James W. Steen this afternoon.
The case which is now being heard
is that in which C. L. Hoyt, a com-
mercial traveler and resident on
West Broadway, seeks an injunction
preventing the board from acquiring
title to the site selected or taking
any steps towards the construction of
the proposed building on the site so-
There is yet another suit pending
—that in which A. W. McQuilkfn
seeks to mandamus the board of edu-
cation to submit the question of a
site to a popular vote in accordance
with a petition for referendum filed
with the board. If this application
comes on for hearing it will be after
the ease which is now being heard is
Immediately upon the district
court convening this afternpon Dis-
trict Judge Steen called these cases
for hearing in accordance with the
assignment. The attorneys appearing
for tlie parties involved are Garber
& Kruse and Robberts & Curran,
representing the board of education,
and Sturgis, Moore & Manatt, ap-
pearing for the petitioner.
It was evident that the attorneys
for the school board wished first to
thresh out the mandamus question
and the counsel for the opposing side
were just as anxious to try the in-
junction suit brought by Hoyt. Af-
ter considerable legal skirmishing
Judge Steen stated that he would
rather hear the injunction case first.
Mr. Kruse then dictated to the
court stenographer a general demur-
rer with several special grounds
which was considered filed and the
argument upon this demurrer is now
The demurrer interposed by Mr.
Kruse to the application of the peti-
tioner is directed to the following
grounds, principally: First, that the
application does not state grounds
sufficient to constitute a cause of
action; second, a defect In the party
defendants; third, that tlie petitioner
has no legal capacity to* sue, or that
he Is not affected. Other incidental
grounds are also stated in the de-
When the case was called for hear-*
ing II. J. Sturgis, representing the pe-
titioner, stated that the defendant
had not pleaded to the allegations
contained in the application of tho
petitioner. He said that while he
was not objecting because the plead-
ings had not been filed in the
quired time, he was opposed to going
to trial before these pleadings had
been filed. Until that time the de-
fendant had only filed a list of ob-
jections te> the granting of the tem-
Then Mr. Kruse dictated his de-
murrer and the argument upon this
Before the evidence In fhe case was
adduced Judge Steen hinted that '«e
did not believe the allegations of the
petitioner concerning the qt| stion of
title were good.
One of the allegations in the peti-
tion of Mr. Hoyt is that Mrs. Dou-
thltt cannot give clear title to tho
land donated to the board for the
reason that the property belongs to
the minor children and cannot he
deeded by her under the conditions
offered to the board of education.
The hearing today is upon the per-
manent Injunction. Judge Steen an-
nounced that If the court granted any
permanent and not a temporary In-
Carl Kruse stated in the opening!
of the cane that he believed it
would not be necessary to go into
the question of fact by producing tes-
timony. He said he believed the
case would stop upon the presenta-
tion of the questions of law in-
The court room is crowded with in-
terested persons. At 2 o'clock the
spacious room was comfortably well
filled with spectators, wishing to hear
the ease tried. The members of the
hoard are present and will probably
i be called to testify If the case goes
as far as that stage.
AUTO INJURES M ESSE NO El
Country Has Not Been So
Aroused Since Outbreak
of Boer War
MYSTERY IN OLD BUILDING
Guthrie, Jan. 4 Frcn (' '•
aged 17 years, a Western
n.essenber boy, was run doi
State Treasurer Menefee's a ^
1 • i 1 e today and his injuries * •
lievud to lie ratal, tie 1 A r -
route to attend tlie annv ;*? -v v
Year dinner given by the ^ C 'n
Union manager when th<j •; "• itit
occurred. Tlie left side £,ils
face was crushed, his nose and one
arm were broken and. his body
crushed, causing Internal Injuries.
INI> BUT TWO BODIES
NS WHERE TWENTY
OR MORE WERE EX-
PEC TI D.
London, Jan. 4.—Public excite-
ment continues tense over the anni-
hilation of the Hounds Ditch burglar
and anarchist gang In a burning
house in the east end after a fight
with the police and soldiers. Appi-
jently the gang, finding their ammuni-
The County Medical society will
meet in Dr. Francisco's office on
LL SIO\ \LS AND WORK-
Hon law and escape Impossible, com-
mitter! suicide by setting fire to the
house. The members of the gang
are believed to have used anarchy as
a cloak for their crimes, women be-
ing associated with them; three wo-
men have been arrested. A French
Jew was found murdered Sunday in
( lappam Common. His head was bat-
tered brutally. Tills murder Is be-
lieved to have some connection with
the final stand of the HoundB Ditch
After a search of the debris of thi
burned structure, .Kjrtlons of only
two beulle's have been discovered.
They consist of the trunk and part
of the head of one man and a few
bones of another.
Ogden, Utah, .Tnn. 4.—Owing to Not since the news of the British
the great knowledge exhibited by disasters at the opening of the South
the bandits who held up the "Over- African campaign has the country
land Limited" on the Southern Pa- been so aroused as by yesterday's
clfic, indicating the directing of scenes at Stepney. The newspapeis
train crews in handling thte train, j call loudly for a more effective means
railroad officials are convinced that1 of dealing with the growing terrors
the robbers are former railroad | of alien immigration, no doubt bo-
men. The bandits not only dis-j ing held that the desperadoes who
played knowledge or block signal I fell Tuesday were annrclilsts. A
apparatus, hut also showed that I search of t he besieged house after
they were informed on methods of j the ruins had cooled a little, reveal-
Estlimited thiit They Oot Betwi
Ten and Fifteen Thousand Dol
lars in Total.
operating trains over the Southern
Pacific. The semaphore which sig-
nal halted the train, was ingenious-
ly tampered with. The lock on the
box had been broken, the door
opened and a match inserted also
to prevent copper contacts from
touching, thereby throwing signal
in block and stopping the train.
The passengers, aroused from
their sleep by the fusilade of shots,
crowded forward. The bandits or-
dered them back.
Women screamed and became
hysterical and men were cowed by
the men with the guns. One ban-
dit with a huge revolver in each
hand stood at fhe end oH the car
while the other went through i;ho
ed in a cupboard a large number of
what appeared to be unfinished
metal dynamite bombs.
At present there Is no evidence
that the house had any other occu-
pants than the two whose charred
bodies were found. Several others,
police and civilians, received minor
Many Are Inquisitive.
Immense crowds of sightseers in-
vested the neighborhood until a late
hour at night, but a strict police
guard was maintained and it was im-
possible for those without authority
to get close to the half wrecked
building. Two families who occupied
the lower floors of this building were
withdrawn by the police before the
passengers, dumping Jewelry and "8htlng began, and they profess to
money into a gunny sack.
It is not just known how much
the robbers secured but it is esti-
mated they got between $10,000
and $ 15,000 in cash and jewelry.
WILL RAISE SANTA FE TRACK
Pawnee, Jan. 4.—The Santa Fe
track at this place will be raised
above water level this week. Tlie
track at this place is usually flood-
ed when the high water comes. It
will require the expenditure of
LOTS OF COLLEGE SPIRIT
AT HELENA STATE SCHOOL
Agriculturists Oet Sore and Holt
Helena, Okla., Jan. I -A certain
kind of college spirit was shown
here recently by the students of the
know nothing of how the despera-
does gained access. The latter ap-
peared to have been in rooms rented
by a Russian woman, Bessie Gera-
hon, who is now under arrest with
other suspects, against whom, how-
ever, no charge has been made.
The police officials show aggrava-
tion at the calling out of the sol-
diers. They express confidence that
('hey could have handled the affair
without the help of the military. The
last occasion on which the military
was so employed was at the time of
the notorious Trafalgar Square riots,
when John Burns was arrested. Even
then the soldiers did not fire.
It is difficult to establish the Iden-
tity of the dead desperadoes, but, ac-
cording to reports. It Is practically
certain that one Is "Dutch Fritz,"
and that the other Is not "Peter the
Painter," for whom the police are
It seems that when detectives got
the inmates of the lower rooms out of
the house the difficulty remained of
how to remove the woman Gershon.
who was sleeping on the upper floor.
Connell State School of Agriculture Finally a ruse was adopted. A wo-
when a crowd of 21 students "wait-(man from a lower floor went up and
ed" on Superintendent Scott, in
charge of the school, and gree ted him
warmly with eggs, some of which, it
is said, were of last year's vintage.
When the reception was over the pro-
fessor, streaming with the contents
of broken eggs, was a sight to lie-
The affair has created almost a
revolution in the school, as Scott Is
said to be very unpopular, both In
town and among the students M
school. The boys who participated
in tlie affair were each one uncon-
ditionally expelled. It is said that
this caused the general trouble as the
student body showed that their sym-
pathies were with the belligerent stu-
,!. S. GIIFFHIID HOME.
Prof. J. S. Clifford and wife have
returned to Enid from a several
months' trip through California and
along the western coast. Mr. Clif-
ford s?iys he was In bathing along the
beach the day before he departed for
here, consequently noticed quite a
awakened the Gershon woman and
begged her to descend, as the wo-
man's husband was 111. She com-
plied with the request and was ar-
According to an unconfirmed re-
port, when threatened by the police
she confessed that "Dutch Fritz" and
Peter the Painter" were sleeping
upstairs. This story Is doubtful as it
is believed the police had been pre-
viously informed from other
FOUND IIANOINO TO TREE
Durant. Jan. 4.—The body of O.
I. Prentice, a farmer living about
twelve miles northeast of here, was
found hanging to a limb ofl a tree
It; the1 woods near his home yes-
HURT IN A RUNAWAY.
Medford. Jan 4. \V. F. Keller
v us seriously hurt in a runaway.
His horse became frightened and
ran away, throwing him from the
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Wright, M. H. The Enid Daily Eagle. (Enid, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 287, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 4, 1911, newspaper, January 4, 1911; Enid, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc268061/m1/1/: accessed December 15, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.