The Guthrie Daily Star (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 158, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 10, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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THE GUTHRIE DAILY STAR
Ml NTH YEAR.
GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA. TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1912.
MAINE SHOWS A
VICTORY FOR 0.
BISHOP MdNTYRE WILL
ADDRESS O.M.U. STUDENTS
Republicans ha § Elected Their Can-
didate for Gov< 3 lor by 3,100 Plural-
ity, it is Though i Now.
PORTLAND, ME.. Sept. 9—(Special)
If the same per cent la maintained
throughout the state, Haynes, the Re-
publican candidate for governor
against Plaisted, the present Demo-
cratic incumbent, who was elected by
over 8,000 last year, will be elected by
about 3,100 plurality.
Returns for governor from 428 out
of 624 election districts gives Haines
48,713, Plaisted 45,420.
These returns showed a Republican
gain of 8 per cent and a Democratic
loos of 9 per cent. In 1910 the vote
from this many precincts gave Fer-
nald, Republican, 30,642; Plaisted, th©
Democratic candidate 36,610.
As financiers the ladies of the Wo-
mens Chamber of Commerce are hard
to beat. Within the past few weeks
they have raised nearly $2,000 to-
ward6 the capital fight and are con-
templating raising still more by
means of other enterprises. This
amount was raised at various times,
namely, at the big dinner given in
the city hail at the picture show ben-
efit where refreshments were served
at the three days Labor Day celebra-
tion, and by means of the big Carni-
val and Beauty Show on Friday and
The carnival was a big success,
and the results in a financial way
pleaed the ladies greatly. Almost
$400 was raised by this means. The
ladies wish to thank all who assisted
In making the affair such a success
and especially those who donated
prizes in the various contests. Spe-
cial thanks are also given to Mr.
Russell, who donated the Elite The-
atre to the ladies rent free ,and ex-
tended them other courtesies.
the Supreme Court to dismiss his ap-
peal from the decision of the Secretary
of State and upholding the protetsts of
his initiated bill providing for elimi-
nation of certain state schools. Akin
asked that the appeal be dismissed ow-
ing to the lack of funds and proper
support of the measure.
He says that he 1b unable to give the
case any further attention and the
court ig asked to dismiss the appeal as
to Akin, but in behalf of the other 20,-
OOOof the bill that the court make an
order that the case be heard.
BY Mil FILED
OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept 9.—(Spe-
cial)—Oliver H. Akin filed a motion in
DEATH OF LITTLE
William Gerald Helden, the little 3-
year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William
Helden, died at 1501 East Harri-
son avenue, Guthrie, at one o'clock
Sunday morning, September 8, 1912.
On August 27, the little fellow acci-
dentally fell backward into a bucket
of hot water at the farm seven miles
southeast o fthe city.
Dr. Halin was immediately called
and he did what he could in dressing
the wounds. In order to be under
better medical treatment the little
boy was brought to the city. He re-
ceived all the care possible, but the
burns were too severe and baffled
the work of the physician.
The funeral services were held on
Monday afternoon, September 9, at
the M. E. Church, South, conducted
by the pastor, Rev. Abernathy. The
body had been beautifully dressed
and placed in a white casket. Friends
brought flowers and placed them on
the casket, among them a wreath
from the M. W. A.
The body was laid to rest in Sum-
mit View cemetery.
i Enrollment at the university beginB
tomorrow morning at nine o'clock,
' and the formal opening takes place
| Thursday marning at 10:00 o'clock
j when Bishop Robert Mclntire delivers
j his first talk to the students. Bishop
Mclntyre is the new resident bishop
for Oklahoma and all friends and well
wishers of the university are invited
to be present and hear his talk. Other
addresses will be made by Chancellor
1 Braadford, Vice-Chancellor Fielder
I and members of the faculty. ?
| The faculty met yesterday after-
noon, completed their plans for the
i semesters work, regular class work
begining Thursday. By this date all
the courses will be outlined and class
work will be straightened out. All
| the members of the faculty are now in
| the city with the exception of Prof.
I Goodell, who arrives soon. The posi-
| tion of Miss Crewe, who had charge of
I the art department last year, has been
j filled by Miss LeFevre of Baker Uni-
! vresity who comes well recommended
j to her new position.
Attendance at the university this fall
promises to he good. All those con-
nected with the school are optomlstis
and the number of students already In
| the city awaiting an opportunity to en-
J roll speaks well for the coming year
Practically all of the old students have
expressed their intention6 of returning*
A feature of the enro'lment that aug-
ers well for Guthrie is the number of
j families that are moving here for the
j purpose of educating their children.
! The number that are here this year is
great and it is hoped that each year
will show a marked increas.
j Special attention will be paid this'
| year to the work of the Y. M. C. T. and
; Y. W. C. A. and also to the work of the
literary societies. A good showing
was made 'n this branch last year, O.
S M. U. winning the state oratorical con-
i test. The department of expression is
i uider the direction of Prof. Howard
i who will be assisted in his work by
Miss Conklin, head of the department
\ call has been posted for tho foot-
ball men to appear in suit Wednesday
afternoon to start practice for the sea-
son. About nine games have been
scheduled for the first team and other
games will be arranged for the second
team at once. Fred Horn of Ft. Worth
will captain the 1912 squad. The ma-
terial in sight lookB good and the out-
look is bright for a championship team
Steele, a former Epworth star will be
in, Larriet Gonsevah, a full blood In-
dian full back from Watonga, Okla., is
llso in correspondence and the Cliff
Brothers from Blackwell are contem-
plating entering school. Logan coun-
ty High will furnlBh several good men
for the squad. Competition for posi-
tions on the varsity will be keen this
fall and this fact should aid materially
i in putting out a championship aggre-
a MERCHANTS MEETING. a
a Our regular monthly meeting a
a of the Retailers will be held a
a Tuesday night at 8 p. m. Bharp. a
a Several matters of importance a
a will be taken up, among them Is a
a a change In conducting our a
a credit system. This is a subject a
a that every one of our members a
a Is interested In .therefore, all a
a should be present. A great a
tt many benefits have been derived a
through our credit system, but a
a by closer co-operation, the re- tt
a suits can be increased 100 per a
a cent hence the necessity of your a
tt presence at this meeting. tt
it a a « a a ti a a a n a :t a a
President Spent Day in Investigation of
Situation; Congress May Be Called i
Special Session Within Few Hours
WASHINGTON, Bept a.—The ten-
sity of the situation along the Mexi-
can border waB reflected today by the
eontiniuation of preparations for an
emergency, principally the possibility
of President Taft calling a special
session of Congress to pass upon the
question of intervention.
With the border patrols strength-
ened by additional cavalry and other
troops practically upon their arms at
forts throughout the west ready to
move at an hour'8 notice to supple-
[ inent the forces upon the Arizona and
New Mexico frontier, war department
officials felt they had the situation
well in hand for the present, but were
apprehensive of the next move of the
| rebel general Salazar encamped
j within sight of the United States
i troops protesting he meant no harm
j but believed to be planning another
raid Into American territory.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Morris of FIReno
are expected to arrive today to visit
their daughter Mrs. Ralph Brown.
CONTRACT LET; WORK TO
ON THE FEDERAL BUILDING
Bids for the building of the big
$125,000 federal building for Guthrie
were opened last Friday .September
6, at the Treasury Building in Wash-
ington. The contract was awarded
to the King Lumber Company of
Charlott8Ville, Va. ,who turned in a
bid of'$124,000. Fleldings and Bill-
ings local men came within $424 of
landing the contract, their bid being
$124,424. The highest bid turned ir.
was $135,000 and the appropriation
made by Congress was $125,000. Rep-
resentatives of the successful firm
will be in Guthrie this week from
Charlottsville and the preliminary
work will be started at once.
The contract calls for a forfeit and
penalty if the work is not completed
within the specified time and each day
will be expensive for the builders
that they run over the alloted time.
William M. Bronson is at Work mak-
ing the bond for the King Lumber
The above news will be of great
interest to Guthrieite8 who have been
anxiously awaiting the opening of
the bids and the commencement of
work on the new building. Employ- |
ment will be offered to a number of ;
men by this improvement and the j
federal square will be a scene of en- j
terprlse within a few days. The new ]
building will add greatly to the ap- I
pearance of the business district and j
the office room added for the benefit j
of the federal employees will be of j
IN CHINESE FLOODS
SHANGHIA, Sept. 9.—(Special)—
Between 30,000 and 40,000 lives wero
lost in the vicinity of Wenchow in the
province of Che Klang as the result
of a typhoon combined with torren-
tial rains and high tides. On August
29, according to mail advices received
from that place, subsequent floods in
the Tipper Wenchow river overflowed,
a vast area and the town of Tsing Tien
40 miles northwest of Wenchow was
submerged, 10,000 of the Inhabitants
losing their lives.
Mens New Suits
The first showing of
newest of the new.
A brilliant display
of snappy new styles
rich colors, exclusive
patterns and fabrics
for good dressers.
The only one price
Clothier in Guthrie
LAWTON 10 ME
In anticipation of a raid by g-'--—T
Major Rice with three troops of oatr-
alry Ig encamped near the rebel 1 raft-
er. Outposts have been ««tabllrtwl
by both sides. Major Rice is cooan-
tratlng his command, but the border
is being patrolled by armed wwfcojB.
acting h8 scouts.
Brigadier General Murray,
mandlng the western division, 1ms In-
structed Brigadier General Bcbnyter
to utilise all the troops at Fort Itae-
chuca, Arizona, and has dlspatcheB
two troops of cavalry to Aiiace.
The rebels are reported threaten-
| ing the city of Torreon. The ropottr
I ed victory of the federal troops an
Nacozarl l6 discredited in a dispatch.
I to the war department from Oneral
Schuyler, who telegraphed It in
generally believed that tW rebeJte
had been paid by the Nacozari rail-
road company to leave the vicinity.
, KNOX AT FUNERAL
LAWTON, OK., Sept. 9.—(Special)
—This city ie in the throes of a Sun-
day closing fever that threatens to
equal the famous Kansas City blue
laws. On Sunday seven churclws
in the city passed resolutions asking
the city commislonere to close all
pool halls, moving picture shows,
bathing pools, bowling alleys and oth
er places of amusement At a con-
ference between the ministers of the
city and the commissioners, the lat-
te ragreed to closee the pool hal'.s but
refused to take action in closing the
other places of amusement Tho
ministers, it 1b stated, will take ad-
vantage of a clause in the charter,
and initiate an ordinance submitting
the matter to a vote of the people.
A warm fight is looked for but It is
thought that the liberal element will
Tokio, Japan, Sept., 9. Secretary
I Knox of the United States state de-
| partment, was received here today
with every evidence of cordiality.
A distinguished company of govern-
i ment officiate met the ship, and a earv
j airy escort awaited Knox on landing.
The secretary is here to attend the
funeral of the mikado.
NORRISTOWN, PA„ Sept. 9.—"Bel-
ter kiss and make up," said Magis-
trate Lenhardt to John J. Gallngher
and wife brought before him today on
each other's complaint of furiooe an-
"Me? Not me'" exclaimed Galla-
gher. "Why, I never kissed a girl in
my life, and I won't begin now!"
I Gallagher went to Jail.
DISCISION LOOKED FOR
BY SUPREME COURT IN
TWO CENT EARE CASES
WASHINGTON, Sept 9.—The early
return to Washington by members of
the Supreme Court of the United
States is taken to indicate the dispo-
sition of important cases shortly af-
ter court convenes October 14. Jus-
tice McKenna 1^ now in New York
on his way back from a trip abroad,
while Chief Justice White and three
or four members of the court are ex-
pected to be in Washington at least
two weeks before the court convenes.
Over fifty cases were under advise-
ment by the oourt when it adjourned
in June. Many of these probably will
■be disposed of on the first decision
day. Others, which have been the
subject of review and study during
the vacation, may require further con-
sideration in the conference room af-
ter the court begins its regular ses-
Most of the cases under advisement
are state rate cases. On these decis-
ions reats in a laTge measure the
authority of states over local railroad
rates. For the first time the Supreme
Court will pass on the validity of two
cent passenger rate laws. Sin^-e about
1907, when two cent laWs became pop-
| ular with legisletors, the railroads
j have complained that the rates wene
I confiscatory and placed a burden cm
j interstate traffic which properly he-
longed on intrastate commerce. Ob-
jections of the same nature have been
made to maximum freight laws adopt-
ed in a number of states.
The decisions will affect direcQy
the rate laws in Missouri, West Vir-
ginia, Oregon, Minnesota, Keatncfcy
and Arkansas. Many other staieB lire
Further far-reaching inerpretaOnms
of the Sherman anti-trust law are an-
ticipated early in the term. Thirljig
the summer the court has had under
advisement a number of "trast cas-
es." Among these <he "hard coal
case," In which the railroads of Ae
Pennsylvania coal regions are rtiaig-
ed by the government with having ef-
fected an Illegal combination to Mo-
nopolize the transportation and sale
of anthracite coal. In the West, the
Union Pacific merger with the SYnrti-
ern Pacific has been attacked a
violation of the Sherman antl-tn*tt
law and this esse may be ready tor
decision in October.
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Hornaday, W. H. The Guthrie Daily Star (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 158, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 10, 1912, newspaper, September 10, 1912; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc275150/m1/1/: accessed January 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.