The Guthrie Daily Star (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 60, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 19, 1912 Page: 1 of 7
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GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA. SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 19, 1012.
BABES W TELL OF
I The fastest and cleamjpt baseball
; game seen on the local diamond this
year rsultd in a 4 to 3 defeat for the
! Oklahoma City Orphans at Electric
The visitors played excellent hall
j but apparently were brooding over
| the fact-that they had lost Oklahoma
Becoming Weaker and Weaker as S, £ ™'.STS
the Preliminary Progresses; Mis. Reu^ j the lacols tuoched him up for nine
Oklahoma City Orphans Play
Good Ball But Were Clearly
Outclassed; 3 OyClock Today
The game today will be called at 3 o'clock. Cllft, the big man who
hasn't lost a game that he has pitched for Guthrie thus far will do the
slab work. Yes, Oklahoma City is still here and a8 they used tfieir best
pitcher yesterday it looks as though Guthrie would be able to win.
getting a three bagger and two bag-
I FIFTH HO
Apparent That Guy McKenzie's Alibi is
nilllSnKKIlfiUIlUaBSII of the murdered attorney.
8 The defense labored to discredit
8 B 1th IKING DOWN ALIBI. 15 Morris' testimony by Bringing out the
"*■ ^ ' fact that he had been a rolling stone.
8 TULSA, OKLA., May If (Spl.) 15 in the "joint" business, in jail and
51—Guy McKenzie's automobile 55 that his wife is a "chintz detective,"
55 was taken into Sapulpa by Grov- 55 chamber maid, at a local hotel.
55 er Ballew and Joe Baker at 4 55 "Yes, 1 was arrested in Sapulpa,
55 o'clock on the morning follow- 55 but it w s not for stealing diamonds,
55 ing the murder here of Chas. T. 55 just robbery," Morris testified.
55 Reuter, May 5. Reuter was up 55 Reuter Had Diamonds.
55 town until nearly midnight in- 55 Reuter had several hundred dol-
55 stead of being at hom# as has 55 lar's worth of gems and a roll of
8 been understood from Mrs. Reu- 55 money in his pocket when he retired
55 ter's statements, according to ti the night of the murder. The disap-
8 testimony in the preliminary 8 pearance of both is defense's ground
8 hearing today. 8 for presuming the robbery motive
8 8 and prosecution's presumption that
88888888 55 8888888| the murderer removed the diamonds
and money with that very idea in
Tulsa, Okla., May 18.—Indicating a j mind.
ielief that the state is confronted by : Morris testified he saw Baker and
Boneheads and costly errors did not
enter into this game, and every run
made on a clean hit. Moneymaker
! did some fancy work with the stick,
ger. Langley, the fast first baseman
and pitcher for the Orphans smashed
out a home run in the ninth, starting
a little batting rally which threaten-
ed to tie up the score.
Graves Sew Umpire.
Graves, a local middleweight and
all around fan, umpired hlB first lea-
gue game yesterday. He worked with
McKee and it Is probable that he will
be put on the job permanently with-
in the next few days. He will work
with McKee here during the present
series. He certainly did excellent
worli in yesterday's game and not a
kick was heard.
A. Tucker, of Lawton and Jim
Echols of Waurika are Delegates to
National Convention. Taft Men Make
REPUBLIC A >' CONFERENCE.
CHICKASHA, OK., Mai 18 (Spl.)- I The convention was called to order
instructing the delegates to the Re- at 2:30 by Chairman Geo. Bushey ot
i publican National convention to cast Geronimo. Mr. Bushey firs, intro
I The Republican County Central their votes first and last for Theodore duced Geo. Priestley of Bartlesville"
i Committee held a special meeting yes Roosevelt, as candidate for president candidate for National committeeman
tfirdftV nftftrnnnn in thu nniintv nnun tho riolzKratAo
terday afternoon in the county court
room, Chairman A1 Goodrich presid-
ing. It was more of a conference as
to general conditions over the county
and for the purpose of selectirg the
names to recommend to the county
election boa^d as members of the var-
! ious precinct election boards. and
which w h- sent in tb ti j ic-;r !ar.s
j of tlie electio.i board In \ few days.
The "Society Whirl" is, unfortu-1
nately, not a lot of othing things but
a successful comedy. It Is one of;
those unusual plays'TEat is consider- 1
ed too difficult for ameteurs. But
Martha Miller Lemmon, one of the
,, 1 —* i v mmvv iic a«*> uciAtri iiixn ! . . .
mutiney of witnesses County Uttorney | Bel lew, who are on trial in the Mc- eS (,lrectors of am©teur plays in
Malloy, at tlie opening this morning [ Kenzie car about 12 o'clock on the ,he 80uthwe8t> does not conilder com-
- •• 1 edy too difficult for ameteurs and for ;
of the third day's examination of
Mrs. Laura M. Reuter and three oth-
ers, charred with the murder of
Charles T. Reuter, secured bench
warrants for several and ordered all
witnesses excluded from the court
Mrs. Reuter collapsed after the
night of the murder. This is blow
number two at the McKenzie alibi.
Children In Conrt.
Intense interest was added to the
proceedings by the presence of the
Reuter children—Marcelle, 7 years
OLD OFFICERS ARE
AFTER NEW PLACES
the delegates to the fifth district con- who made a short address. Geo Dod-
<-entlon today elected M. A. Tucker of son of Oklahoma City, ,11m Harris or
Lawton and Jim Echols of Waurika as ; Wagoner, also made short talks
delegates to the Chicago National con A temporary organization was re-
tention. They endorsed George C. |.ported and adopted. Ewers White ot
I riestley ot Bartlesville as candidate McCloud, J. W. Graves of Norman
for national committeeman, All of j were made officers of the day
the counties of the district reported: Eugene Hamilton of Chickasha,
at roll call exc.ePt Love and Carter, j made the address of welcome
There were 117 votes cast. The! A. w. MaxWeH, of Guthrlei edUof
Roosevelt forces had easy sailing as of the Guthrie Star made the response
there was an overwhelming majority and Charles Hunter, the Rough
of Roosevelt delegates in the conven-
this reason she has secured and will j Additional tilings yesterday with
Taft Men Surrender.
The fight of the convention center-
ed earl;- today on party honors and
many scraps aroBe before the distri.
button was made to the satisfaction of
all the delegates. The Taft men sur-
Rider, made a ringing speech for hii
candidate, Theodore Roosevelt.
Cond mn J. ff. Corley.
A resolution condemning the ac-
tion of the state board of agriculture
and the republican member, J. W
Corley, was passed. Mr. Corley made
speech before the convention in
w „ o--Xdi.1 IIICU BUI - , • • IU
present the "Society Whirl" in Its Secretary Frank Hlndman, of the rendered without a fight in the con- whlcl he declared that he was not r -
fij-st presentation by ameteurs at the County Election Board, were as fol- vention. State Chairman James A. sponsible for the action of the stalo
, . , vention. State Chairman James A.
Brooks Opera House Tuesday even- lows: Harris declared that Taft would be
ing- I Charles Grlswold, Sheriff; keil nominated on the first ballot In the
old, and John, 3 years old. They are Ce°" Griss^"' Paying the leading Humphrey, clerk of the district court; National convention, without the aid
ty and intelligent children and r°'e ,h'S 1>Iay finds ^mselt in em~1 Bert S. Reevefc, county surveyor. of the Oklahoma delegates.
harassing positions which are either, Grlswold is the present clerk of the A special train from Lawton, bear-
pretty and intelligent children and - -
court ordered the arrest of witnesses, seem to have decided impression of "aras8ing positions which are either Griswold is the present clerk of the a
She had up to this time been cool. | the importance of the occasion. They br°ught about b>' Earl Ruthven, play- j district court and Neil Humphrey is ing a band and a large number of
collected and had frequently advised i and two. other children from the j '„he ^f_rtJ°f tbe BOn of Bob Stew- Ilow county superintendent. It seems friends of M. A. Tucker"1 arrived early
her counsel. North Cheyenne neighborhood
Harrah Morris, who at times has kept at the attorney's table.
now county superintendent. It seems
art, a retired packer, or the old man that few of the old officers are mak-
himself. Ther* <u'e a few quavers of
race for the offices they now 1
this m 'rning.
board and stated that the resolution
was Introduced because of a personal
light between himself and Ewers
White, chairman of the convention.
Chairman White, in reply, stated
that he was not at outs with Corley.
Vote was (>8 to 38.
The vote on the resolution was ti!)
. „ _ _ _ | Tucker h«rf a ■ m a ^8' n0' Corley Is a candidate for
been employed by Guy McKenzie tes- Reuter, holding her little girl and a sentiment and romance in which Iva hold but they are desirous of ret hiB namp was . w pn congressman at large.
titled to conversation with him about neighbor taking care of John. *7/® anf ^dm"n,'!T s^evenson feature, mainlng in the county officials class )ion hp K7 „f After the eIection of delegates to
It is possible that the little girl
j may be examined as to the facts ot <
diamonds as early as last Christmas.
Morris said tfiey were discussing a
diamond robbery and McKenzie re-
"1 know where there are some dia-
monds that would be easy to get."
Morris said in supplementary con-
versation that Mr. McKenzie referred Reuter jewels. The state holds the
to the owner of these diamonds as first theory and the defense the sec.
"Charley." This was the first name ond.
the killing and the encounter which
preceded it. She wt sleeping in the
room with her father when he was
shot by one who either had designs
against the family honor or on the
sentiment and romance in which Iva hold
, , ..... ***" ..-—v. nao ijui uciuie me conven- ... .. , ...
in the county officials class 4inn h„ . After the election of delegates to
a though Ethel Warburton and Earl j but In another office. . " ° ° v" rS the National convention vote wa3 cast
Ruthven end the romance of love at ,
a summer resort, in the third act,
when they gain the consent of the
Governor. Mabel JacoBson appears
DIE III FEMES
BOYEV, OKLA., May 18 (Spl.)—5
Indian and Freedmen students of the
Creek and Seminole college at Boley
lost their lives last night in a fire that
destroyed the main dormitory of the
institution. The dead are Mat and
Burness Payne, Richmond and Vipert
Barkdus and J. D. Beard. All of
them are under 15 years of age.
the Illinois river at Boudinot Ford,
then across Barron Ford river, and
thence east through Adair county to B"urk7 as "the" German maTd.
at her best as the youngest daughter
of the retired packer and with Martha
Lemmon playing tfte 'Part of the pack-
er's widowed sister, who is looking
for a third husband and finally suc-
ceeds in getting Howard Fife, a mis^
sionary from India, the case Is now
complete, with the exception of Ken-
ton Brown, the butier and Lenore
the Arkansas state line.
| Of coure Guthrie knows the past
i careers of all in this cast entitle them
PLACE A FULL
Two county fights were waged ear-
, ly in the day before the Fifth District
Central committee, that of Grady and
Garvin counties, where there were
| two sets of delegates claiming seats
in the convention.
Both difficulties were settled before
for presidential electors. W. A. Wil-
liams of Marlow worn the honor. Mr.
Williams in one of the strong repub>
licans of the istrict.
Ask Purmenter to R'in.
A resolution was passed asking B.
M. Parmenter of Lawton to enter the
race as a candidate for the honor of
The liogan County Socialist *
to much honor but after the presenta. , Vention met yesterday afternoon
Mr. Bryant of the Annex closed his
place of business yesterday after a
very successful stay in the city. Mr.
Bryant is much pleased witfi Guthrie
and intends to reopen in a short time
#ith a line line of new goods.
tion of the "Society Whirl" they
will each and every one have won a
reputation that will put them out of
the ameteurish class.
PHILAELPH1A, May 18.—After a
meeting in which all the Detroit play,
ers, including Cobb, participated, Man
ager Jennings announced at 12:40 p,
m. that they had decided to Ipay to-
day is he could not succeed In get-
ting a team of 12 players together.
- - Prof. Willard A. Goodell of the, uounty
The players took this stand. Jennings i Methodist University delightfully en- i springer
said, to save the Detroit club the for- tertained a arge audience at hte Pres " county Assess r —('
feiture of the game and a consequent byterian Church ast night with a le 8 es80r
fine of $5,000.
About 1 o'clock the Detroit play-
ers began another secret meeting
i thiB time Manager Jennings being ab
the City Hall, and Richard Padgham
was elected chairman and J. C. Post
The convention discussed matters - -
pertaining to the county campaign at larBe to the National convention
and then proceeded to nominate the
Sheriff—M. T. Ozee, Guthrie,
County Treasurer—Richard Padg.
County Superintendent—G. C. Post,
Register of Deeds—Theodore Wi-
County Clerk—George Oldham— of
the committee. The regulars won the , Congressman from the Fifth District,
day in the Grady county fight. Much excitement was stirred up
G. M. Fecheimer, central commit- just before adjournment a motion was
teeman, leading the fight for the reg- made to take the Grady county scrap
ulars and W. ft. Richardson of Rush ! between the regular and insurgent
Springs headed the insurgents. factions to the floor of the conven-
The District Central committee rul- tion. Attorney E. F. Hook of Wal-
ed to seat the Roosevelt delegation ters made the motion. It was adopted
from Garvin county, which waged a and the fight carried to the conven-
similar scrap before the committee, i tion by a bote the insurgent organi-
The report of the committee was ac zation was declared legal and I. S.
cepted upon a motion by T. H. Dwy- Burney was recognized as Republi-
er of Chickasha, who was a delegate can District committeeman over C. M.
ACHES OE OIL
W. H. Brown,
County Surveyor—G. R. Johnson, of
County Weigher—E. Y. Freeman ot
MiAl TAUQCA HiEiBfE JITLY 3.
Preparations are already being
made for the Chautauqua which will
be held in Guthrie commencing July
3. The Redpath-Horner system will
be in full charge.
It lasted only a few minutes and at
ture on the Philippine islands.
Goodell spent five years there as
missionary, and is thoroughly con- i ~ Cwmty Weigher-E. Y. Freeman of PAWHUSKA' OK- ^ " (Spl.)-
versant with conditions as they ex- Guthrie The Osage Council in session todav
1st and has a pleasing manner of lm- j commissioner 1st Dist.-Sam We of authorized Chief Alt Brown to sign
parting his knowledge to his audi 0nthrtB .u ,
ii« conclusion, 'Davy" Jones said the i ence. He tells something of the ed/r "l,, „ „ 'he 0sage 0iI Iease Bering about
players would go to the ball park ucational facilities, sanitary condi- Cof™ls8loner 2nd Di«t,-H. F. Mil- 700,000 acres on proven oil and gas)
park this afternoon in iiniform and if1 tlons, agricultural possibilities the n im„,Tr „ . . , , lalu1 rhe lea8e Provld€S that dri'-
' Cobb is not permitted to play they : customs and mode of living of Ch.; in- ^ „ B"l°7 Dist—Dier Ken-^ lings start at an early date and that Hnry A. Seigler, the Wichita moun-
1 will take off the uniforms and turn habitants and their means of travel • i^B & "0 Sa" Sha" be p'ped OUt of 0aBKfl l tn farmer, mtiBt expatiate the crime
' 1 Legislature 1st Dist.—Dr. Nelson E county and that a $10,000 refinery be , . . . , , , ^
ick, Marshall. 0f mUr<Jerln* a ,!val ho]der. W-
A. Stanford, on the gallows, aecord-
LAWTON, OKLA., May 18 (Spl.)—
them over to the players who may This lecture is teeming with an us-
TAHLEQUAH, OK., May 18 (Spl.) , have been secured by Jennings. ing anecdotes. Mr. Goodell held his
The route for the east and west Jones said that Jennings misunder- i audience from -start to finish, and all
state road through Cherokee county, | stood the purport of the action taken
was deifinitely decided upon today at the first meeting.
by Col. Sidney Suggs and State En-i Jennings picked up a bunch of
gineer Goit. The road will extend ameteurs and played with Philadel-
west to Tahlequah to Manard through pbia. The result was 25 to 2 in fav-
the beautiful Cherokee hills, across! or of the Phlladelphians.
"Legislature, 2nd Dist.—A. G. Cope
pronouced It a pleasing and tnetruo Senator_T. c. Whiteley
five lecture. j
erected at Pawhuska.
The Uncle Sam Oil company,. W. E.! ■ ---
j Sley, M. Dial, Henry J. O'Connor and ln8 to a v*rdict returned by a jury in
of John L. Bird share about equally In the District court room at 10 o'clock
the amount of land leased. i Saturday morning.
MIbs Bettie Ra3cliff left
tendon, Ky., this morning
friends in her old home.
When the verdict .was read Seigler
County Committeeman—F. Johnson,
County Organizer—T ,C. Whiteley. | Marie Hopkins of Stillwater la vig-,
County Secretary—M. Lindsay, of itfng Miss Gay Bronson on East No- hore it bravely but turned as pale as
Outhrie. j ble. i death.
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Hornaday, W. H. The Guthrie Daily Star (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 60, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 19, 1912, newspaper, May 19, 1912; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc275624/m1/1/: accessed November 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.