The Guthrie Daily Star (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 276, Ed. 1 Friday, January 26, 1912 Page: 3 of 8
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FRIDAY MORNING. JANUARY 26. 1912.
THE GUTHRIE STAR.
We find a few patterns in
high class Diners, Rockers
and Dressers which we will
not continue in our 1912
We offer the numbers re-
ferred to at less than Man-
ufactures Cost as long as they
Different World Greets Charles Miller Who has just
Completed Serving Half His Life in San Quentin
Los Angeles, Jan. 25.—Like a man until 10 o'clock, I guess, and then I
suddenlly hurled to the earth from
another planet, Charles Miller, 43
years old, walked about the streets ot
Los Angeles recently dazed by the
wonder of all that he saw. Miller had
been released from 9an Quentin pris-
on sixty hours previously, after hav-
ing been shut out from the world for
twenty years. During all the time
that he had been buried alive the
world had been progressing in a
thousand fascinating directions with
thrilling rapidity. Miller gazed upon
it tl with an astonishment which had
first struck hlin dumb and later set
him ba'bbl'ing in amazement.
"For the love of Mike," he exclaim-
ed, "look at that!"
He was pointing with a fever of
surprise at a lovely young woman,
whose beauty was not entirely con-
ceafed by a blue velvet hobble skirt
saw at the corner the ranchman who
had given me the apple.
•Saw A Motion Picture Show,
"1 didn't eat alone after all. The
ranchman spoke again and this time
* «'*** IV11 c
I s?>oke to him. It -was my first word ..
as a free man. "Partner," 1 said, "1 ', '*laDL
am going to have a little bite of sup- ml8 not w'ftelent, gairvely
rw*r Mtiri i <f ... iinswered thB court- "There are too
ON A JURY FOR THIS
Oklahoma City, Ok'la., Jan. 25.—
It is necessary to be of more distinc-
tion that a mere election official to
escape jury service in Oklahoma coun
ty. That brand of official does not
come under the exemption of the sta-
tutes, unless the venireman happens
to be a commissioner.
That is according to the ruling of
Judge Olark, Lin the district court,
Clifton Ratliff, one of the grand chief
nabods of the loca'l Democracy, had
sought to be excused on the grounds
that he was an election officer.
'I am an election officer," piped
many of them."
Judge Clark then explained that an
* " v , uj ucui gc, I llilVt1
and a black .picture hat decorated by never even listed a telephone, yet. Say
some yards of white ostrich plumes, j pall, .if you wouldn't mind, I'll just
1 certainly never saw anything step In here while you go Into the
like that before 1 took that little trip next building somewhere and call
north from Needles twenty years ago." me up." He got his call and then
M1Mer explained with the ardor then finished his story.
possessing him. .'The &how ,wa9 immense," he said.
"I have to olok twice now and get i "Wie sat still and I saw It four times
somebody to pinch me besides to be over before the lights went out. I
sure that it isn t a hop dream. You looked around, but the rancher had
see, I was a little wild back home j gone. He must have told me good
and when I came West. Then opium night, but I was too lost In that new
smoking got hold of me and I.iwent i,world to hear.
u-p for a killing. That's all off with "i was too timid to go to a hotel,
per, and I wonder if you would Sit
In?" I didn't tell him my storv to
save his own feelings ot course/and ' 'arK ln<m «*««« that **
■so he wW! never know what .he did C°mmMoT1Pr'
lor me. He had a way of laugh in, ^ " 8
that seemed wonderful to me then. ' h° ''' precinct inspector
I gm>ss it was because we do not I hardly dignity to corn-
laugh that way on the other side. j °f the ve
"After supper He suggested a moJ^T ^ IncWentally. of the thlr-
Ing picture show. My lands, but I T 8llul™on«1 ^vlce
was amazed! 1 had h^rd of them, ^ 'W° W"'kS ln dh* di8"
but .1 'had never iseen one. Why. 1 T
had never even seen a street <-ar or °"ly ,WO Were 0XCU3ed-
a telephone. Well, by George, I have *>My ^ the °'h«r aT1
i j . undertaker.
The $100,000 endowment fund,
started during the session of the an-
nual conference In Guthrie, is com-
me now, but the things I see In this or to ask for a bed, so 1 walker to a mendlng itself to Methodist people In
: little old town have the 'smoke dream hill near the town, and waited for a" l>arts of thP 8tate- The effort
| beat to death. 4" —' • -"-■*- -
Out In The Night.
.sunrise. 1 know now how lucky I! pUt detlnlto s*ape the sub-
was. The sun might have lifted itself sor'p"0n8 8'ven by Pastors for their
"I came away in the night," he con- put of a den.se fog or it might have! churges and 'by superintendents for
nnoH ''If i «« A. ill i. .a -i i i tho Hlotr iyif a t« _j nt
tinued. "It was just twilight—dusk
j we call it back Bast, when I iwas a
! boy. il could not 'bear the eyes that I
thought would be on me if I left while
the sun was up. 1 might have taken
| a hack from the prison to Green Brae,
rained that monning or been cloudy.
God was good to me in that and 1 took
it for a promise."
In the memory of that sunrise and
the feelings 'that it brought Miller's
voice became husky. Then he con
but I walked around it without being Unued: "That's about all the story
EN NATURALLY ARE SUPERIOR TO ALLEGES CRUELTY;
MEN AND SHOULD HAVE PRIVILEGE OF ASKS A DIVORCE
| able to climb in and when it drove
. away, I limped down the road in its
dust. At the railroad station it -was
t'he same. I waited for the train, saw
I the others go aboard, heard the con-
ductor's <Jall, but I could not find the
courage to go to the ticket window or
to get on the train and pay cash fare
Somehow 1 felt then that everybody
would know. I was too close to the
| shadow of those grim walls, I guess
Cora Chi Ids tiled suit in the dis- "Then I walked to New Roclielle. I
Studied Surveying in Prison.
"And what are you going to do?"
he was asked.
"Oh, I had t
.portant thing of all," he said. "In
the last years' at San Quinten the •m-
the districts is being crowned with
marked success. In several 'places
the amounts promised has been dou-
bled by the subscriptions of the peo-
ple and In others the increase has
been highly gratifying. Among the
charges which have made the best
record thus far are Pawhuska, Ho-
bart and Carmen. It is the opinion
of Vice Chancellor Fielder that with
the improved financial conditions
"Oh, I had forgotten the most im-1 WMch the "re8ent outlook in the
rtant thing of all," he said. "In i SUte a8eures' 11 wll> b* «" ?. not
merely to reach the amount aimed
tiness became too great to bear and' bUt a'S0 '° S° beyond '*• People
I began to «t„rtv ww -u,,..,..1 everywhere are "falling in love" with
the now university and are anxious
to aid in making it one of the great
I began to study higher mathematics
Then I'took a correapondeai.ee school
counse in surveying. I made a high
grade and those who lhave charge of
educational institutions of the south-
The vice chancellor will spend a
"" """ * ; araue ana inose wno nave charge of
, trict court yesterday against John A.! suppose ft was about 8 o'alock when Mrs. Russell Sage's charities sent me
j Childs in which she a'sks a divorce 1 8ot there and 1 found two or three a wonderful set of instruments at my i The V'Ce ohancelIor wi" spend a
and custody of two minor children on res,aurants 0A* - Tw° things I had graduation." ' ' ' , l>art of Fel>ruary and most of March
the grounds of extreme crusty, and J!™ ** T™" ' ^ ,hoUgbt 01 At thte he te Ped a «"iu-ase, which b°U"^ °' mi®sion
non-support. The pair «^re married I ^7 K<iay' °ne was ,0 had not put down during the long' T ' l ' ,WhlCKh haS hard"
January 2, 1907. A restraining order aI°n<' th® °ther 't0 Be0 the sun talk- ! fk^e" t0uch€d «° far' lbut wMoh 13
asking that the husband be prevented °D Way t0 tOWn 1 "MSed a "Th^ are here," be said with .pride X ,l° ™
from disposing of or transferring "f!1" WK1° W3S eating apples 1 "The fi,1R« that money could buy; 18 °f the 8tate'
$900 wotr of live stock and a fanu ' ,r" , ® ^ moonli*ht- He wo^h $600 I am told, and God knows
near Kingfisher valued at $3,000 in ™ . threw me an apple, but j they're worth $6,000 to me. Alaska
might have 'been the best .place for |
New York, Jan. 25.—"Seriously,' "No!" said Mrs. Wood, bringing a
aside from all moss-grown jokery and small white fist down upon her desk
cartoonery, isn't there something in and t0®3in« back her red"S°ld that«h
, . . , of hair. "If she hadn't intellect
this leap yeair proposal business after . , .... , . ,
enough to weigh his character her in-
all! Are there not thinkable condi- inct would guide her saf&ly. Wom-
tions when—" en are psychic. They can close their v>uli ui u e siock ana a rami ,, ,
Before this question was fully put eyes if necessary and be guided by' near Kingfisher valued at $3,000 in '!! 1 " U" me an al>1,'e> bl,t
to Mrs. Harriette Johnston-Wood a their feelings. A woman knows more which the woman claims an interest a,'' ° h^h ' '6 °f 'he r°ad a!K' a'S°
member of the ilaw firm of Wood & things by intuition than a man learns was also asked. «a c a ea ol him. In the town I
Wood, the other Wtaod being'her hus- from books In his lifetime. Twentynfive dollars alimony and
band, former Justice Wood, she turn- World Will Honor Her. $">0 attorney's fee is also requested.
"And, further, a woman should : —
ed sharply in her swivel c'halr.
"Women should always propose,"
said she, "and the human race will
never improve until they do! The
time will come when women wtll
choose the man they want to be fath-
have absolute say as to the number
of her children. And, further still,
marriage or no marriage, every wom-
an should be a mother if she wishes
, —'and she always wishes if she is a
er of their children and not—as they J normal woman. The only undignifi-
do now—put up with what they can ed motherhood i3 that which is fore-
get. AM they can do now is to dis- ed upon her. Some day the world
card What they don't want, not reach j will honor and uphold the womain
out and get what they do. j who has the courage to propose."
Sex .Supremacy Coming. | "How will this millennium be
"We live to a false age. We are! brought about?"
cursfed by false conventions. We will) "By publicity and agitation," said
ultimately return to first 'Conditions, Mrs. Wood.
.which gave woman the supremacy in "Are we not bringing about all — w.,™,.™.,,
all matters of sex. It to the mother sorts of Teform through incessant tbe state board of equalization was
who has the dominant influence over public discussion of chem.? Let the I fade Wednesday to the office of
the unborn child, not the father. It newspapers reek of it! Talk of it, State Auditor Leo Meyer by the Guih-
should be absolutely the woman's write of it, shriek of it! Some o! it r,e GaS| L"i«ht & Fuel company whica
prerogative to choose that Sether." | will sink ml. People **il begin to ^Ported a property valuation of
"Would she always use wisdom in] think of It, aafl finally realise that It! ®5'5 2'*4- Last yenr flhe same c m-
her choice? Would she not "be lured j is with women tha't thie welfare Pany mad-- .... return of about }27,'.'.y
by the handsome face or the stack of; the .human race rests. Yes; let her wortl1 of prop .rt* and tlio valuation
gold and disregard the traits of char-1 'propose, and we will have happier was P'aced at iv. "00 by tue state
looked for the restaurant first, but
there was always 'somebody in them
and I was ashamed to eat "before the
othere. I was not sure I would know
how to use a knife and fork again. I
T . * &" &
had grown accustomed. I waited down there in about a week.'
Oklahoma City, Jan. 24.—(Special.)
The first return of property for 'he
£912 assessment of corporations by
W W J . -r .. ~ ..... ^
acter that would best supplement her marriages and smarter, healthier chil
own?" was timidly asked. i dren!"
me to start, but I want the sun tool
much. I am never going to be cold
again as long as I live. Before my!
time was up I got track of an old
friend back Bast. He has some in- j
fluence ,and he has used it to get
was afraid the China would slip from me a chance at something on the r i ■ ,
my fingers after the tin cups to which Panama Canal. I am going to start , Jan' 25 ~After a la!,8f' of
" ' ' suing io siari nearly two and a quarter centuries
since his death, London paid a belat-
I ed tribute to the memory of John
Ifunyan today, when the national
memorial window in the north trans-
| < pt of Westminster Abbey was un-
! veiled with impressive ceremonies.
; The memorial to the inspired thinker
| was designed by J. M. Cowper and
j executed at a cost of $6,000, raised by
popular subscription. The window,
Winchester, Kan., Jan. 25.-A! Indianapolis. Ind., Jan 25 _ThJ deslgwd'n 'two ^"ons, illustrates
stranger dropped off the train here j annua, round-up of the Indiana Re-' ^
afternoon and inquired for a' Publican Editorial association 1n this Progress." ♦
'hardware store. Then !he bought a clty today ^used an influx of editors
;i n rl nnlltUlan<< niii _ n
IT UP 6.0. P.
TOWN; GETS SOOT ARE ROUNDING UP
SEMUJXOE DAY *SATl'KDAY.
Resolutions were adopted asking the.
veteran editor to address fhe assemb-
ly .in the near future. In a burst of
oratory, John A. Polin, of Washing-
ton county, declared Chat there was
no one whom the Kentucky Democrats
would rather siupport than the "Sage
„ , . of Jeffersontown.' Other friends nf
Frankfort^y.. Ja„. 2.1.-The boom ,Ir. VVattere(m as_t Zy have re-
tor Henri Wlattereon for the I>emo-| celved assurances that many states
f0r/re9!dt'nt °f thC wi 'vim for the nomination
United States was formally launched
in the general assembly here today. Watch the Daily Star grow.
WOMAN IS OEAD
revolver and started out to drive the a"d p0"iticten8 fro11 all over tha state
people off the 'streets. 4 few shots WtereSt afctBCh€d to the meel"
c ... , . "K frbm the fact ^hat if the proceed-.
su icient. Alter a council of ings are expected to reflect the sen- Saturday of this week will be "sfen-
war, the marshal deputized Dr. J. W. timent of the rank and file of the Re- t01lw day" in the superior court, ac-
Layton of Valley Falls to capture the Publican party in Indiana on the sub-' cor(ii"K to the announcement made
visitor. A few citizens joined In the JeCt °f the Presid«ntial tiomination, yeslerday by Judge Lawrence. A
stalking. The stranger fled through ^ 8eleotion of 3en'ator M n-is B. "um1,er °r <nel> h«ve been convicted
Brown of Nebraska to dalivtr the t'urlnS the four days of the present
principal address at the association '''" ' '~~
the town, shooting. After final re-
fusal to halt, he was shot in the right
All he is able to tell the men who
are guarding him in a hotel here 1b
... „ that his name is Anton Kunit. He Is
M.ss Lmma Gerlach!,, aged 23, died a German and middle aged. A rail-
o, uie HSMocianon: term of the superior court and all
banquet is regarded as of much sig- wil1 be 8entenced on this one day.
niflcance. Senator Brown Is a Taft
™i>l^"?r.a,,ld, a 8tlaunch defender of TEACHKRS' EXAWIXATIOV.
The county superintendent an-
nounces that a teachers' examlna-
j tion will be held in Guthrie Thurs-
the Taft policies.
last evening at 6 o'clockTVe" hom^ ^7' uXtT T' ,A ra"" G°V,>rn°r Wilson' <=ould "on wi" be held > ^thrle Th,
of her parents, four miles east or Z y"TLIT20T f ° ^ ^ '° "kn<>Ck M''' Bryan ">to ^^ ^ ^ ^
Guthrie nf h,^^,.i„„. ....... , aDd 1120 ln express ®«ney a cocked hat." " ' - tether, m .....
*. u , . ^ 111 express mc
uthne of tuberculosis. The young orders were found in his pockets.
ojijaii imu *"*
No dou'bt, but Bryan 'eacbera 'n the county who desire a
lady has been a sufferer from 'thill aDDwVta hlT" k" ",s ^Kets' Ho Wouldn't stay in a cocked hat If Wll- ^e,wwal or higher grade certificates,
dreaded disease for several years No I for several da vs" ,Tt h ^ knocked there. The country A "umber of teachers of the county
funeral arrangements have Z ^ iTJZ dTu ^ ^ ^
m8de- • I halley Falls earlier "tbTiaT £%£ ^n.-lndependence
| A breakfast tonic—the Dally Star.
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