The Guthrie Daily Star (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 8, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 20, 1912 Page: 8 of 9

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Successor to Lawton Daily 8tar.
Successor to the Mulhall Enterprise.
A. W MAXWELL, ProaldenL
MARGARET DAY. Secretary,
W. H. HORNADAY, Editor.
Entered as second-class matter December 17, 1911, at
the post office at Guthrie, Oklahoma, under the Act of
March 3, 1879.
Spring with its buds and blooms and green is the
reward that trips into our midst as the eulogy heels
of winter pass the vanishing point, says the Beacon.
Soon the Wichita and Sedgwick county gardners!
will be walking out evenings and Sunday afternoon!
to see how the peas and potatoes are coming on;
how the radishes arc roundng out; how well the
onions are acquiring strength and how the beans
are podding. Just seeing things grow is a reward;
for the bleakness of winter. Communion with Na-
ture and her beautiful mysteries affords an abund-
Subscription Rates
Tulsa, Okla., March 19.—The entire
unce of the worth-while in life. It's great to have
eyes and ears and the touch sense when timid Spring S(iuad of players who are signed with
' has come with so much natural beauty for the eye, ,he TuUa base ba''' club w,u train
so much bird-song and rustling breezes for the ear
Daily by carrier ..per week, 10c un,| a multitude of velvety plant life for us to en-
Dally by carlrer per mouth, 45c1
Published dally In city except Monday.
Published through mall 5 days
Daily by mall per year, $4.00 joy with a touch. Icicles and snowdrifts become a
memory; sunshine and mellow earth and the tender
new roots nestling therein send up leaf and stem
and fruit. Chills melt before the rapturous glow of
Summer and we move outdoors again to be natur-
al—and none is happier than when living in Na-
ture's great domed house so
ly furnished.
The coming political campaign more than any-
thing ever known in this state or country is going
to develope a strong feature for the free, full, can-
did newspaper discussion of all questions pertinent
at Chelsea, Okla. Arrangements to
this end were completed yesterday.
The team will begin preliminary work
at Chelsea March 25 and remain there
until April 10. The business men of
Chelsea yesterday In two hour's time
raised the funds necessary to bring
the Tulsa squad to their city. "Wild
BE1" Setley, the umpire, assisted in
raising the money. Steley, who re-
ichlv and comfortab-1 turn«i Tulsa last night, reports
the interest In base ball In Chelsea i
Is good.
Clyde Kneedler, <he sensational
PRACTICAL CURRENCY REFORM twlrler> ,wh0 ls to be given a
The "money reform" talk given at the ('. of ('. try-out, lives at Chelsea. With the
rooms Monday night was well attended and a large Chelsea atnetuer cOub last season
audience was very attentive and deeply interested j Kneedlel won slxt,e*" out of seven-
to the campaign. This has not only reference to theI in what Mr. Bonvugc had to sav. He proved a mas-' IT", swhl''' i,artl< 'pated.
, , ,, , ,. I .... ... ... . „ i He is expected to develop into one of
Daily Star but it is going to apply to all the relia- ter of his topic, and atter his clear and full expla- the best pitchers in the Oklahoma
ble, fairly conducted papers over the state. nation of the points which the Monetary Commission State league. The first regular game
lleretorfore it has been the studious design oi l had tried to handle, the defects which they consid- he pitches will see an excursion of
the partisan press to work all kinds of Schemes fori ered of greatest interest to the American people, he ^'lelsea fanB coming into Tulsa to
hoodooing and befogging the readers. This did not then presented very briefly, but clearly, the main M-.'""L ' for.m' ... . „
• . ... .... Th* Tulsa players wiH be well ta-
apply to any particular party or political creed, j points ol their proposed legislation. |{en car(, of at chelsea. They will
it was simply a part and parcel of the campaign, j Many of the audience were students of matters train at a good baseball park and
It was the studied effort of all, and the infection financial and when the lecture proper was finished jwll! Put UP at the 'best hotel of the
was so general as to cause the ordinary political they took advantage of the opportunity and for c"y' They will p'ay several exhl-
reader to decry any attempt on the part of ivnv pa- some time plied Mr. Bonvugc with a great variety ^itI0" 8"'<>s and th* proceeda w">
4? • j 4 i i « ... . * be donated to the CheJsea ametuer
per to be lair, decent ami honest. ; of questions bearing 011 the practical and detailed {)ase ball club. A staff representative
But the demand in very recent years has been so workings of the proposed plan of the Commission of the World will accompany the
strong and has conic to be almost general, so that j as now before Congress. Altogether the lecture sq^ad and w rite daily stories of the
World. Other
be represented
The proposl-
PBBM non is cue of the many < iever stunts
1 (ceiving most surprising, substantial and encour- -o , put thru by owner Becklev and it
aging recognition as an honest, fair, candid news- The early work of the department of agriculture "'HI '"em a saving to hipi of sever-
" q • • "" i iiu v j >" 1 i no. 411 lUgCtllCl titer lei lUI t 1
it is believed the coming political campaign will and discussion was a most interesting incident, arui happenings for the ^
see most wonderful and highly satisfactory changes! it should have been heard by many more people a,so 1
lor the better along these lines. The Star is already than could be crowded into those rooms.
paper, one that can be relied upon for the real news
regardless of just what effect that news may have
011 the political thought and sentiment of the gener-
al reader.
And what a great .result this indicates. How far
different, how gratifying to the honest readers who
have neither the time nor the inclination to sort
the truth from the false—the news from the froth.
was a bit crude and results not very saticfactorv a' hundred dollars.
but these are all being rapidly improved and future , ^ T
. . . , | team will be in the city and will play
work is to be greatly concentrated and results will exhilWt|0n sames with the Tulsa Elks
be more pronounced. tne Topeki club of the Western lea-
gue, the Knights of Columbus and
which Oklahoma City is otMer clu'os.
The "municipal farm
now promoting would be a great advantage if it
but had a good well or spring on it.
Senator Cummins, fully recognizing that
present efforts at presidential primaries over the
country would be very premature and unsatisfac-
tory, is pushing a bill in congress which will pre-
pare the way and put in operation all necessary
federal machinery for such expressions of the pref-
erences of the voters before another presidential
The declarations of President Taft a few days
ago along these lines were very clear and to the
point. lie is as strong for the presidential primary
as any one can be, but he more than undertsands
the crude and unsatisfactory methods that would
have to be employed, and that until the necessary
and complete machinery is provided by congressi
all attempts at such methods would not be in har-
mony with the systematic methods and complete |,N'S0
provisions the party has always provided for such
Senator Cummins is moving along the right lines,
and he fully undertsands what is necessary and how
to get at it in proper and forceful manner. The
Cummins bill or a better one will pass the present
congress and the whole matter will be satisfactor-
ily arranged as soon as possible.
^ itli the new Guthrie packing plant receiving
! hogs by the carload before they are fairly well run-
any .
j ning sounds pretty good.
Kansas Democrats instructed the delegates for
Clark but the Wilson men declare they will Hunk
the instruction.
Indications now warrant the declaration that Ok-
lahoma will soon be the largest oil producing state
in the Union.
This is good fishing weather, provided you have
dug the bait the day before, when it was not quite
! so hot.
Oklahoma City now plans to decrease the enor-
mous taxes by establishing a "municipal farm."
Chicago, March 19.—The active
campaign in Illinois for Theodore
Roosevelt will be opened here to-
night by former Senator Beveridge of
Indian in a mass meeting.
•Governor Hadley of Missouri twill i
take the stump next week in Mis-
souri. Hadley expects Col. Rosse-!
velt to speak in Missouri the last
week in March.
(Continued from Page One.)
the Logan county prosecuting attor-
ney, while the array of legal talent
for the defense included such well
known lawyers as Flynn, Ames &
Chambers, Dale, Bierer & Hegler, Cf
G. Hornor and Devereaux & Hil-
In the two indictments, similar in
all respects with the exception of the
location of the offense in that one
included the town of Crescent and
the other the entire of Logan coun-
ty, it was charged that the defend-
ants had entered into a conspiracy
in the restraint of trade, to throttle
competition, regulate and fix the
price of cotton, cotton ginning and
all products of cotton.
It was alleged that the conspir-
ators divided the trade territory into
units with the Coyle interests repre-
senting one unit, the Cawthorn inter-
ests another, and the Houghton-
Douglas interests the other. That
by reason of this conspiracy inde-
| pendent companies were either
i smatlhered out of business through
unfair competition or independent
What is known as the Tulsa oil district is cer-
tainly promising, but the I'onca field running down
toward Guthrie is already even more so.
There is already a lot of very effective but quiet
work being accomplished for Greater Guthrie.
There was never a finer time and condition for
tree planting in this county than just now.
The first carload shipment received by the Guth-
rie packing plant came from Kansas.
I he fruit in this region is certainly a promising
the state fully $30,000.
It is estimated that the
Altus is after a large German col-1 w0°d <>rchards yield
loads of fine peaches this crop.
spent his last part of a big fortune in
trying to find oft', there in paying
Idabell wants
court bouse.
to build a 150,000
White's Jewelry Store will move
to the Kneisley building next to the
Lawton papers tell that the Chat- Xat'OIlal 143al( o£ Commerce the last
tanooga branch of the Rock Island1
will be pushed to the great Electra j
oil fields.
The great Pioneer building at Tul-
sa is the third of the kind the cpm-
week in March.
Hobart has Just paid $20,000 for 80
•acres for park purposes; good.
■Enid's $200,000 high school 'build- _
lug was formally opened last week, are being planned.
Wynnewood has three women can- While the Okmulgee bottle factory
dmates for the city school board this employs 127 men to make the bottles.
I Shawnee employs double that num.
... „ ber to empty them.
Western Oklahoma -wheat is -work-
zr °r* ■ "• *>***•
in the Glenn pool for 6 1-2 millions,
sw w ri ^ and devote hie time and fortune
One Woodward county farmer sold to the betternwm of the poor whom
his broomcorn for more than his j he may discover
farm was worth.
Wednesday evening, March 20, 1912,
pany has built in Oklahoma. Others Evening Prayer at 7:30 p. m.
Address by Prof F. D. Brooks, Sup-
erintendent of Guthrie city schools.
Subject "Personality, Th® Phil-
osophies from Socrates to Christ
that form Ave essential elements
of personality."
SJ*- A. Tucker of Lawton who was
here last week as a delegate to the
state convention from Comanche is j
an enthusiastic admirer of Ex-Sena-
tor A. J. Beveridge of Indiana and ot
Governor Hadlay of Missouri, and
just before the adjournment of the
companies puchased outright and custodians of ail records, etc., of the
closed down. That the conspiracy city. Neither Mr. Nissley nor Mr.
Carter have anything to say about
the talked of quo warranto proceed-
ings which may be brought by Ex-
Chief Wm. Mitchell and other offi-
cers of the aldermanic form of gov-
was damaging to business in that it
completely controlled the values,
price and commercial activity of cot-
i ton, or at least ninety per cent of
that product.
I)cfe"dants Must Stand Trial
convention In the wee small hours Tlle defense demurred to the in-
of last Friday morning secured the! d'etments (before Judge Huston of
lican victory In the state.
Adler Claims It
Felix Adler, the aldermanic form
adoption of a resolution asking Chair- ■ the IJ°San county district court at the! treasurer who was down town
man Harris to invite Beveridge and January term, 1910. Six causes were! yesterday for the first time since be-
Hadley to come into the state to par- assigned. The grand jury was with- 'ng severel> burned in a gas explos-
ticipate in the coming campaign, j au' jurisdiction; that the indictments 'on ten days ago states that he be-
Both are popular in Oklahoma and no' conform to the requiremnts "evea would be in contempt of the
would contribute largely to a repub- the code of criminal procedure; j court: ^ 'le should turn over the re-
more than one offense was charged; cords and monies of his office at the
facts stated did not constitute a pub- l)resent time to Tom Jenkins, the
lie offense; that the indictment con-1 treasurer under Che commission form,
tained matter, which ,if true, would j the charter was first adopt-
constitute a legal justification or ex" i ed and th<? commissioners took their
cuse for the offense charged and a I Tom Jenkins asked for a rwrlt
legal bar to the prosecution; and fi-
nally that the state law upon which '
the indictments were returned wis
repugnant to the fourteenth amend-'
ment of the constitution. On hear-
ing Judge Huston sustained the de- j PendlnS
murrer and the state appealed to the ' Attorneys for Mr. Jenkins states
criminal court of appeals. | tllat ^r' Adler would not be in con-.
Judge Doyle held in su'bstancc ' temPt of court if he turned over his
of preemptory imandamus in the Dis-
trict court of this county to force
Mr. Adler to give up his office. Judge
Huston issued the order and Mr, Ad-
ler appealed. The appeal Is still
John Furrow received a letter late
last night written by his brother yes-
terday morning from Cushing saying
that they had just brought in a good
oil well eleven miles east of that town, that the two provisions complained oHloe as the court has already said
on Tiger Creek, and that other wells of, section 2 of the labor act and the 'or to ^°- Just how this phase
are being put down and that eighty anti-trust law were not in violation j ^'e ™uck tangled and disagreeable
new rigs would be put up soon as of the federal constitution and not in matter will be settled Is not known
possible; that there were nearly fif-1 contravention of the fourteenth j but lt'oolt3 as though the case would
tj big oil men in that town yester- ^ amendment, guaranteeing equal pro- j have to be settled "by the Supreme
; A 500 barreTl oil gusher was
. „ . . , recent "brought in" Saturday near Tulsa
storms damaged the Pioneer lines in' and is owned .by a •man who had just
It is estimated that the
— a
D. K. Shouts and C. H. Fell, who a
were convicted a few days ago and a
fined for stealing coal, came into the a
tection of the laws; that courts can- court.
| not annul or pronounce void any act legislature should .be sustained.
other I The opinion discusses the labor and
8! of the legislature upon any
ti j . > .« „ - -- j —~ W|.... vu u#s*vu.oocb uue utuor ana
ground than that of repugnancy to antitrust laws to an exhaustive de-
„ the C0natitu,1On of either the federal gree and cites numerous authorities
( For Wednesday. Unsettled gen a eve^T.gislaUve'act "is'pres^med^o' ^ ^
court of Judge Soward yesterday and • a eratly cloudy and decidedly cold a be constitutional and court- should hT !, th® ^'ion ls that the
paid their fines and were discharged a er a > \ i defendants must stand trial at Guth-
1 a t i tfr Z rV° ,be UnCOn8tltU- rie for °"«*e charged in the in-
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa a TZ 180' If dlctn*nts- ^stice Doyi* handed
RHSRnnaaaaaaaaaais doubt, the expressed Will y- the down but the one opinion
Mr. Parmenter is known thruout the state as Oklahoma's silver tong-
ued orator and has been prominently mentioned in connection with the
republican senatorial nomination-
He was the chairman of the Republican State Convention held in
Guthrie last week and made one of his characteristically eloquent speeches
•before the convention. Mr. Parmenter is aiso a very staunch friend of the
Guthrie Daily Star and is lending his best efforts to assist the paper in
every manner .possible.
(Continued from Page One.)
iby the commissioners yesterday.
Mr. Gregory was engineer at the
water works when, the commissioners
were in office before. When they
went out of office Mr. Gregory was
let out. He was then put on at noght
as assistant.
Nothing From Spencer
And still things are at a stand still
around the city hall, in a measure.
The commissioners are transacting all
affairs of the city and looking after
every detail. However they have not
yet had their first formal meeting
for the purpose of making appoint-
ments and organizing.
They are still waiting upon the de-
cision of W. S. Spencer, Commissioner
of Public Utilities, who is in Denver,
Colo. Nothing has been heard from
Mr. Spencer since Monday, and he
is yet undecided as to whether or not
he will return.
Everything Smooth
Everything around the city haM Is
working smoothly. The commission-
ers feel that the case has been finally
settled and that they are the real
Watch The Daily Star Grow.

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