The Cushing Democrat (Cushing, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 4, 1912 Page: 2 of 8
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The Cushing Democrat
OMIN PRINT CO.. Ptibliobara.
Oklahoma News Note*
Tha dryar eo((oa woathar *111 ba
•long la flu* Urn*
Poatmast«r of Olnajr also «ut« to
Co taanablp oonatabla
Newkirk dow hu natural |ii pljad
from ft a Ponoa City field
<"omm*rcinl club of l*hl|th la In-
stalling a public fountain In that city.
Friends ara peopls wo t«*ll our
troubles to, and borrow money from.
Pauls Valley will aoon have electrlo
Mghta Tba plant la now being Inatab
tana tsnpaaataaefl d*atat of Mr Rrr
aa s lwp<atloa Hal bo woa bahal
to Morgan. Haliami and Ryan, tbat
Km tnuld bo uaablo U> rogata tba I
vo(m bo bad km*. At aawa (la* j
many of ib«m iboosbl tbat aympatby
tor Mr t'Urb and lb* ln»«Hablo link
SPLATFORM TO AVIATRESS
BE PROGRESSIVE FALLS 10 DEATH
lg of 11
EFFORT* TO STAMPEDE FAIL TO
PERSONAL EIGHT ENTERS
WILSON GAINS AT EXPENSE OP
Feeling Between Bryan and Clark
Grows Vary Bitter—Clark Sup-
portere Deny Any Underatand
Ing With Tammany
a la tb« mlnde
l of the New
He hating brrn tbe
ibo tuir* turned away
k by tho S'rbraakan'a
Tbe advioe of the agrloultural ea-
part to the farnaera atlll la to plaat
One baling machine near Ootebo
turned out 1.400 balea of alfalfa la
Prague la to hare a canning factory
The peach crop In tbat aectlon ta
the beat In yeara.
Wheat weat of Chickasha will aver^
age twenty buahela to the acre, aaya
the Chickasha Express.
Dry farming la not to be neglected
whether there are abundant rains In
the early aeason or not.
Of tha laat eight oil wells brought
In the Henryetta field, every one
baa been a large producer.
A war of extermination has been
atarted by farmers of Pittsburg
county on timber wolves.
Wakita has decided to hold ■ car-
nival In September Instead of cele-
brating Independence Day.
A good slogan for Oklahoma
farmerB is raise feed and feed it.
Plant kaflrcorn and alfalfa and con-
vert the product Into pork and beef.
Tha aurveying for the new dam at
Fort Qlbaon is well under way, and
actual work will commence soon, says
the Fort Gibson New Era.
The city commissioners of Guthrie
have authorized Mayor Nissley to call
an election to vote on a proposed via-
duct bond issue In the Bum of $25,000.
The Coal County Good Roads asso-
ciation was organized at an enthuBias- i
tic meeting, and has fifty charter mem-
bers, says the Coalgate Courier.
The value of taxable property In
Grant county excluding public service
corporations 1b $23,218,656 according to
tbe returns of the county assessor.
There Waa a alight decrease last
year in the zinc production In Okla-
homa, but the mining operations were
generally very satisfactory and prom-
The president of the Bartlesville In-
terurban railway announces that he
has aold $600,000 worth of bonds to
build an extension of the road from
Dewey, Okla., to Caney, Kans.. a dis-
tance of thirty miles and that work
will begin soon.
Among the improvements of the
Frisco during the present year will
be a completion of the heavy steel re-
placement between Oklahoma City
and Sapulpa, and the equipment of I
the first division out of St. Louis with j
oleotric block signals.
Tha Dunlap, Northern & Paciflo
Railway oompany, which was recently
ohartereil^rlth a capital atock of
12,600,000 to build a road from Dun-
lap, Harper county, Oklahoma, north- i
ward to Ellis, Kanaas, a diatance of !
160 milea, announcea that active con-
atruction work will begin August 1.
Haltlrnore—Hope of nomination on
tb* twentyanventh ballot for preal
I dent practically waa abandoned by
democratic lea lera Huudny night.
When tbe national convention ad-
journed for Sunday It waa believed
tbat some solution of the long dead-
lock would result from conferences
between the champlona of the three
leading candidatea, but It developed
that the time had not arrived for the
withdrawal of either Speaker Clark,
Governor Wilson or Representative
Underwood. It was not expected that
the first ballot Monday would mater-
ially differ from the twenty-sixth.
Campaign managers possibly might
have reached some agreement if in-
.terest In the deadlock had not been
dwarfed by tho personal controversy
developed between William J. Bryan
and Speaker Clark. The visit of Mr.
Clark to Baltimore and his arrival too
late to attempt vindication of himself
before the convention overshadowed
everything else as a subject of Sun-
Party leaders generally took the
position notwithstanding the Missour-
I of delegate* by r»
Wilson a nominal loo
Mr. Ury an Hunday night i..
long staietnaut saying tbat h
lloved Mr ( lark waa rtgbt at
but bad boon mlalod. Tb" stalement
waa varioualy Interpreted. aotno tak-
ing U aa a direct Invitation to Mr.
('lark to repudiate the aid of tbe New
York delegation. Heteral statements
were Isaued from Clark headquarter*
upholding tbe speaker's position rela-
tive to Mr. Bryan's attaok upon hint
The situation aa aeen by lendera
not associated Intimately In the man-
agement of many of the campaign
seemed about aa follows:
Clark having failed of nomination
for aeventeen ballots after receiving
a majority vote probably bad reach-
ed the crest of Ills strength.
Wilson, although climbing steadily,
apparently was bitterly opposed by
delegates who resented the geucral
Impression that Colonel Uryun had
the veto power, although he lacked
the votnes necessar yto nomination.
These delegates believed that the
New Jersey governor-would continue
to gain oven to the point where he
had a majority, but that he could not
break down the Clark strength which
was said to be determined that Bryan
should not win through a combination
of any kind.
Wilson Man Objects
Baltimore -Senator Stone of Mis-
souri, at 8:55 p. in. usked unanimous
consent that after the twenty-seventh
ballot the candidate receiving the low-
est number of votes be dropped, and
bo on, ballot after ballot, until the
only one candidate remained. There
came a quick objection from Con-
gressman Burlleson of Texas.
MORE ADVANCED POSITION
THAN PREVIOUS DOCUMENTS
MISS DUIMSV AND W A. WIL*
LARD CAUGHT IN WIND
BRYAN IS MUCH ELATED MACHINE TURNS OVER f
nri I LITTi
t OPPOSITION EXPECTED BOTH
ON PLOOR OF CONVENTION
Harmonious Action Characterises Da
liberations of Committee on Res-
For Progressive Polities
Baltimore Bristling with progres
stvlam. the platform on which the dem
ocratlc party will stand during the ap-
proaching campaign was completed
Saturday by the committee on resolu
tluns and awaits only the approval o(
the preaidentinl nominee lo bo present-
ed to the convention.
The document Is the result of forty-
flight hours of deliberation on the pflft
of the committee. It Is an almost en-
FELL 1000 FEET
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN
The Man of the Hour at the Baltimore Convention.
The Kingfisher Midget reminds the
cltlsena of that place that it la time
to cut tbe weeds.
Convention Visitors Leave
Baltimore—Six days of convention-
Ing has just about exhausted the holi-
I clay spirit of the occasion and Sunday
Farmers of Oklahoma know that It a general exodus of convention visi-
ts better to have a little forage to | tors, rooters, marching clubs and even
burn rather than not to have enough delegates, took place. The enthusiastic
to food. j visitors who last Tuesday and Wednes-
I day were having a "perfectly lovely
Gate will ship more wheat this year
than any other town on the Wichita
Falls * Northwestern railway, pro-
phesies the Gate Valley Star.
More than one hundred carloads of
oattle have been shipped since March
1 from Marietta and tbe deetlnatlon
of nearly all of them waa the Okla-
homa City market.
Collinsville sent out three automo-
biles filled with booeters for a week's
trip through Arkanaao. Missouri and
Kaneaa cities and towns, advertising
A large produces oil well has been
broagbt In near Lawtoa oa tbe bold-
face of tba RoC all aafl Oea oeaapany.
time" disbursing their spending
money and talking politics settled
down apathetically to the routine of
the deadlock or hurried homeward
with depleted purses.
Clark Visits Baltimore
Baltimore.—Mr. Clark's Saturday
night visit to Baltimore suprred his
leaders to unusual activity. The
speaker, after an early morning con-
ference with Mr. Hearst, Senator
Stone, Mr. Francis, his manager, Mr.
Dubois and others, where the state-
ment attacking Mr. Bryan was com-
posed, took a short nap and left early
Sunday for Washington.
One of the results of Speaker
Clark's campaign was to bring togeth-
er his principal campaign directors
Telegraph offices were In great de- in one group and his leading support-
mand Sunday and many of the mes- ors in twenty-six states in another, to
sages were of the general trend. They it;sue formal denials that any deal
were addressed to wlvea and mothers, was made with the New York delega-
and brothers arid friends, and each tion or the Tammany interesta, aa
concluded, "don't forget to remit." The fo ,jie selection of Judge Barker for
The immaculate napery and shining temporary chairman In' the contest
silver of the convention hotels—
convention prices—were largely <
y took tbotr
service of ti
>* Tort del-
lay night aad
back to floor
it Mr. Bryan.
e statement that the manage-
of Speaker Clark's campaign
OSCAR W. UNDERWOOD.
tirely new document, although the
recommendations of the New York
delegation were followed in many par-
The document covers every subject
of importance which has been the sub-
ject of party discussion during the last
four years. None of them are elabor-
atedly presented, but the large num-
ber of subjects renders it somewhat
voluminous. One member said that it
was "as long as a clothes line," and
another that it extends from Maine to
The membership of the committee
express general satisfaction with the
outcome of their vote, and Mr. Bryan,
who took a most active part in framing
the paper, made the prediction that It
would arouse the disapproval of not
to exceed a dozen members of the con-
It reaffirms party's devotion to the
principles of democratic government
as formulated by Jefferson.
Declares for a tariff for revenue
only and denounces "the high republi-
can tariff as the principal cause of un-
equal distribution of wealth."
Favors immediately downward re-
vision of present duties, especially
upon necessaries'of life. Favors grad-
ual reduction so as not to interfere
with or destroy legitimate industries.
Condemns republican party "for fail-
ure to redeem its promises of 1908 for
Favoirs vigorous enforcement of the
original features of the anti-trust law.
Urges people to support proposed
constitutional amendments pending in
various state legislatures providing for
an income tax and election of United
States senators by direct vote of the
Directs national committee to pro-
vide for selection at primaries of
members of the national committee.
Pledges party to enactment of law
prohibiting campaign contributions by
corporations and unreasonable cam-
paign contributions by Individuals.
Favors single presidential term and
making president ineligible for elec-
Facilitates democratic congress on
it* record: enumerates in.,>ortant
achievemeita and pledges adequate
Denounces republican adminlstra
tion on charge of extravagance and
demands return to almpllcity befit-
ting a democratic government
Flight at Boeton marred by appalling
Accident—Two Mors Victims
Added to the Long List
of Aviation Casualties
Boston.—Miss Harriet Qulmby of
New York, the first woman to win an
uvlators license In America and tho
first womau to cross tho Kngllsb chan-
nel In an aeroplane, was killed Instan-
ly with her puMncnger, W. A. P. Wil-
lard. manager of the Boeton aviation
meet, Monday night when her Bleriot
monoplane fell Into Dorchester bay
iroui a height of 1,000 feeL
Tho accident happened when Miss
Quimby and Willard were returning
from a trip over Boston harbor to Bos-
ton light, a diatance of twenty miles
in all The flight was made in twenty
minutes. The Bleriot, one of the lat-
est models of military monoplanes,
circled the sviation field and soared
out over the Savin Hill Yacht club,
just outside tbe aviation field;
Heading back into the eight-mile
gusty wind, Miss Quimby started to
volplane. The angle was to shary and
one of the gusts caught the tail of the
volplane. The angle was too sharp
and one of the gusts caught the tail of
the monoplane, throwing the machine
ip perpendicular. For the instant it
ooised there, then, sharply outlined
igainst the setting Bun, Williard was
Mirown clear of the chassis, followed
almost immediately by Miss Kuimby.
Hurling over and over, the two figures
jhot downward, striking the water
wenty feet from shore. They splash-
id out of sight a second before the
nonoplane plunged down fifteen feet
It was low tide and the water was
inly five feet deep. Men from the
facht club in motor boats were on
.he spot quickly and leaping over-
joard dragged the bodies out of the
nud into which they had sunk deeply.
Both bodies were badly crushed.
Several of Mies Quimbys bones were
iroken and there were many large
iruises. Willard, who weighed 190
sounds, hit the water face first and
>ver one eye there was a gash from
which the blood was flowing. He, too,
mstained several fractures and
jruises. The clothing of both flyers
vas torn and their bodies so covered
with mud thatit was several minutes
before the doctors and nurses could
leterinine fully the injuries.
CONVENTION IN SPECIAL
SESSION TUESDAY NIGHT
Worn Out Delegates Again Take Up
Baltimore.—A weary, bedraggled,
peevish aggregation of delegates and
ilternates to the democratic national
convention drifted into the armory
Monday night with a long dreary
light's session in prospect.
They confronted the same monoton-
ous grind of balloting that had con-
tinued from last Friday morning,
when the first vote that developed
lead lock on a presidential campaign
Almost a full week of controversy
imong rival factions had sorely tried
l.he patience and tempers of the dele-
gates. The crowd which gathered to-
light was at once an irritable and ex-
citable one. The tense elements of
'•he situation had been revealed in a
'lot on the floor during the afternoon
when William J. Bryan found himself
in the midst of half a score of flst
fights. Police were warned to exert
extraordinary viligance in the future.
The slow, vacillating rise and fall of
the vote of favorite candidates
throughout the day had increased the
Bteadily growing bitterness of the
past week and Monday night a match
of offense touched to the excitment
would have set the entire convention
Chairman James ordered the doors
closed against further overcrowding.
He warned the galleries against dis-
order and declared that the slightest
evidence of disorder would result In
the Immediate clearing of any section.
He then ordered the roll called for the
The steady gain, which Wilson had
been making all day. continued on the
thirty-fifth ballot, the New Jersey gov-
ernor securing 15 votes net Clark
lost 14. Cnderwood's vote remained
at Kent loot 1.
> i I
j Parkar aafl Bryan.
i divided betveea
It aoalfl not fcav«
ilaon. IMH: Under-
| wood. lOl^i. Harmon. t%. Kern, If
ifoat, IS. a been t, ]|.
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