The Cushing Citizen (Cushing, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 21, 1913 Page: 2 of 8
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Governor William killir.
position on lb* ground that the as-
aembly had no conatliullunal rlnhi to
consider impeachment at Ha exlraordl-
Never baa lb* state's army of f«m
ployea liwn more thoroughly demor-
alised. Relations with other states
were also complicated An Instance
of Ihla waa revealed In the announced
Intention of botb Glynn and Suitor to
aign requisition papers for prisoners
held In the nnme of the state of New
York beyond Ita bordera.
The great seal of the state wan atlll
In the poaat>aa!on of Hul/er. SuIht
atlll occupies the executive chamber
and auld that he would atlll continue
to occupy It until the Impeachment
trial waa under way.
The governor's wife Ilea seriously 111
In a state of collapse at the executive
mansion. To frlenda who vlsltifd he
bedside she declared hysterically that
•he alone was to blame for her hus-
band's troubles. A specialist on nerv
ous disorders is in constant attend
Mrs. Sulzer's illness is so serious as
to be regarded as critical, according
to an announcement made by the gov
ernor's secretary. The specialists
were summoned from New York.
There were eight articles of im
peachment, all dealing with the man
ner in which Sulzer made use of his
rrnin the hnaplial for lb* criminal in
aaiir ber«- A dart for llbert) through
an opm aaio. a Inp Into the
I tmr of a poarrful automobllr thai
I itood quivering outaltf« and a flight
I like a rorkri for Ibr t'onnerilrut slat**
I line thirty mi lea away accomplished
I bla ewrape tlnce beyond Ita bound-
arte* Thaw la free only montha. per-
haps year* of litigation, can bring hint
bark to Maltea«an and only In ono
ei eni that be be adjudged Insane In
I he atale io which he haa (led
Klve confederates manned the car
In which Thaw eacaped and a big
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spo«liia< wf ib« **a«i. '
U| off lb* train al Vi)U«tao4 wfewf*
an auinmobiie «w walling lo lake as
lo I'awla Valley Just as mm r«a< bed
the brtda* o»er ike u asblia liter al
the edge of town about 1 30 ockiclu
I saw tbn Aob.
'tietting out of the car. I hurried
through a corn Held with my prison-
ers. wbo wore willing lo go
along at a rapid pace and
ttly. la •• peCted to set I lo
lely Iks M>6lfi)«»r*r over *i<
auibont r ibai baa been going
tween Ooti-ronr t'ruce and Lie*
McAlester and lik
labllab Ibe validity of thw signing of
the school book contracts and bonds,
w hick, it ia ckarged. la r»sponsibl« for
ike governor's opposition to all acta
j« rformed bjr McAlester.
Homo of the questions, however,
which were raised In connection with
• « dodged the masked men lor about (ho validity of the pardons are not
three hours, covering aeverni fields, .pplicablo to the school book con
Finally wo were sighted about I 301 tracts, but. navertheleas. the authority
HITCHCOCK RAPS TOBACCO.
Washington. — That the tobacco
trust, instead of being dissolved by
the decree of the supreme court of
the United States has increased its
monopolistic control of tobacco manu
facturers, was asserted in the senate
by Senator Hitchcock, of Nebraska, in
discussing the tobacco schedule.
He declared that the four big con-
cerns manufactured last year 71 3-5
per cent, of all tobacco manufactured
in the United States; that there of
these co-cerns manufactured 90 per
cent, of all the small cigars, and three
of ihem 85 3-4 per cent, of all the
Clayton Geta Appointment.
Montgomery. — Offlcally, Governor
O'Neal ahs announced the appoint-
ment of Henry D. Clayton, Alabama
congressman, to the United States
senate to fill the vacancy caused by
the recent death of Senator Joe F.
| o'clock and ihe men ovvrpowervd me
i by foret*. taking Ike negroea. I did
not attempt to ahoot aa that would
have been uaeleaa, conaiderlng Ihe aiie
of ihe mob and tha fact that all were
armed with riflea and ahotguna.
"The negroea were taken back to
the public highway cloae to the bridge
and tho ahacklea binding their feet
together were unlocked. They were
turned loose and promlacloua shooting
followed, to which I was a witness.
"One of the negroes. Ralston, waa
allot and fell immedlate'ly, the other,
Franklin, ran for about one hundred
yards, receiving wounds but keeping
on bin feet. He was caught and
brought back beside the other and
when th> next shots were fired he fell
dead within two feet of his compan-
ion's body. Believing them both dead
the mob departed quietly.
"1 stayed near tho bodies and soon
discovered that one of them was un-
conscious, but breathigg. He lived
until after 9 o'clock. About 9:30
o'clock I had the bodies moved into
Paul's Valley for the inquest.
Harry K. Thaw.
Los Angeles Wins Templar Meeting.
Denver, Colo.—With the election of
grand encampment officers, conclusion
of drilling contests and the selection
of Los Angeles as the next conclave
city, the thirty-second triennial con
clave Knights Templar came to an
end when the knifrhts and their ladies
left the grand ball given them In the
Auditorium. Practically the only con-
test waa in the selection of grand
junior warden, which was won by W.
H. Norria. of Manchester. Iowa, on the
black limousine which trailed it paBt
the asylum gate. The police have the
descriptions of Thaw's confederates
and the names under which they reg-
istered at a local hotel.
The hospital authorities believed
that Thaw had fled to the shore of
Long Island sound and boarded a
yacht waiting with steam up to rush
A reward of $500 for Thaw's appre-
hension has been offered by Dr. S. F.
C. Keib, superintendent of thee
asylum. Howard H. Barnum, the at-
tendant at the gate past whom Thaw
flashed in his break for freedom, is
under arrest and other arrests are ex-
pected to follow in the investigation
begun by Dr. Keib.
Terror Seizes Wife.
New York.—Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, al-
ways fearful of her husband, has
showed her terror to a marked degree
on learning that he was at liberty.
Her mother. Mrs. Charles J. Holman.
was frightened even more than she
and urged Mrs. Thaw to go into se-
clusion until Thaw is found.
Harry has threatened to kill me,"
Mrs. Thaw said, "and I believe my
presence in New York prompted him
to escape. Four years ago he told me,
1 suppose I'll have to kill you next.'
Many men will have cause for fear
now that he is free. He considers Dr.
Austin Flint his worst enemy and un-
doubtedly will try to make trouble for
Appearance of Farmers.
"Most of the members of the mob
wore handkerchiefs over their faces
with holes cut for the eyes. Some had
other cloths with which they con
cealed their features. The majority
wore overalls and their general ap-
pearance indicated that they were
farmers probably from the Hennepin
neighborhood where Airington lived,
which is in the extreme southern part
of Garvin county. I do not believe
that many citizens living in or near
Pauls Valley were connected with th$
An inquest was held over the bodies
of the negroes, the coroner's jury find-
ing that they came to their deaths at
the hands of an unknown mob. It is
believed here that no further investi-
gation of the case will be made as the
county attorney and other officers
have taken no action.
of McAlcaler lo act aa governor on
the night of August 2. the time of lha
signing of the contracts and the grant
Ing of the pardons la eatabliahed be
yond queatlon by the declalon of tha
criminal court of appeala.
Tha only material difference in the
two cases, according to frienda of th«
governor and opponents of the book
adoptions, la the fact that the quee
lion of the validity of the adoption*
waa brought before the supreme court
on an appeal from Judge Carney's in-
junction. prior to the signing or tba
contracts and bonds and that the casa
will have to remain there until finally
Warrant for Updike.
a reply to that delivered by Mr Llnd.
j fhla nolo Included the demand for
I rnrognltion of Mexico The aeccnd
note waa aent direct to Waahington
and demanded that a reply to the
. previoua note be made Immediately.
This is regarded here aa an ulti-
One official In discussing this latter
note, said that Mexico had reached the
point where she either must bow her
head in humiliation before the Uni-
ted States or assume an attitude of
defiance. This contingency, he added,
was regarded as Impossible.
The official said that Mexico fully
Brtiknig tha Ice.
"Now. Mim Imogene." arguea iho
young man wbo baa been receiving
ike frigid starra and Ibe monoayllablc
replies of the fair young Ihlng who
' rhoM to become offended al bim at
I the dinner and continued to accumu-
j late Indignation al ike opera. "It'a per-
I feet Iy useless for you to attempt to
I act like an Iceberg ftcience tells ua
that only one-eighth of an iceberg in
vUlble. and you—"
| Considering tho fact that she waa
| wearing an eveofng gown, ha really
might have exercised a bit moro tact-
I Many a fellow lays his heart at the
I feet of a girl who deliberately klcka a
goul with it.
Anticipating the decision of the , .
criminal court of appeals in the r.oal,zt:d !^,*ravit,y_.of h?r. actlon *n.(]
Crump case. County Attorney D. K.
Pope went to tho sheriff's office to
make certain that the warrant Issued
last week for the airest of Bert Up-;
dike, one of the men pardoned by Act- I
ing Governor McAlester at the time
Crump was pardoned, had been sent
to the officers at McAlester.
Under Sheriff John Reeh informed
the county attorney that the sheriff's
office had made the necessary prepara-
tion to have Updike arrested the in-
stant he stepped from the penitentiary
under the pardon. The warrant for
Updike's arrest is based upon inform
mation charging him with killing A.
O. ChriRtianson. Updike was tried
for killing P. B. Anderson.
NEW COUNTY FROM THREE
Citizens of Tulsa, Rogers and Wash-
ington Desire to Secede
Bartlesville—Dissatisfied over pres-
ent conditions wherein they declare
they have never received any polit-
ical recognition and that otherwise
they are caused much annoyance,
residents of Vera and Ramona in
this county are ready to secede. Col-
linsville over in Rogers county
The killing of Airington followed his I ready to take the Initiative
visit to a negro picnic at Hennepin
He had taken a load of watermelons
Negroes Killed In Fight.
Shawnee.—As a result of a pistol
duel at a negro dance near Dale. Alex
Master-son and John Couter. both
at the home of John Griffin, south oX (
to the picnic and was selling th£m
when a dispute arose over the price
Airington, scenting trouble, started to
run, but was caught by three negroes
and two of them held him while the
third, said to have been Franklin, cut
his throat from ear to ear.
The shooting of the Vanness boy
followed his visit to the farm of Ral-
ston. The negro stated that on previ-
ous occasions boys had stolen his
melons and he believed Vanness was
there for the same purpose. Without
questioning the boy the negro opened
tire and the boy fell to the ground.
Claremore School Head to Edmond
Claremore—P. C. Smith, who has
Under the proposed plan two town-
ships would be taken from Washing-
ton; a part of Rogers county and
also a part of Tulsa county, which
would include Skiatook, and that sec-
tion of Tulsa county is one of the
wealthiest sections of the county.
The southern part of Washington
county would be part of the new
county, according to the plan. This,
it is said, would give the tentative
county the required population as well
the necessary area. Collinsville
wants to be the county seat and as
an inducement has offered a free site
for a courthouse, besides guarantee-
ing a large sum of money.
Residents of Ramona and Vera de-
clare they have been "goats" long
the possibilities that might ensue In
case the United States refused to
recognize the republic.
Conservative Mexicans, however,
are unwilling to believe that even the
severance of diplomatic relations and
Mexico's defiant attitude will proVoke
the United States beyond forbearance.
The American communication, pre-
sented by John Lind, appealing for a
suspension of hostilities and a con-
stitutional election together with the
emphatic statement that under no cir-
cumstances could the United States
recognize the Huerta regime because
it was set up by irregular force in-
stead of constitutional order, has been'
SCORE DROWN OFF ALASKA.
Boat Strikes Uncharted Rock; Pas-
sengers Imprisoned In Staterooms.
Juneau, Olaska. — Twenty-five or
more passengers and seven members
of the crew of the Pacific Coast
Steamship Company's steamer. State
Startled he looked about him. "My
legs are comfortable," he muttered.
"My knees aren't cramped. I can get
the kinks out of my calves and even
le^n back a little. My line of sight la
unobstructed. Why. not only can 1
»ee everything, I can also hear every-
thing! I can retire to the foyer with-
3Ut disturbing 15 people, or even one„
but—I'm eo comfortable sitting here>-
chat I'd rather stay Just where I am.
These lights—the music—the scenery
—all look real, yes, they strongly sug-
gest reality—but it's Impossible. Who-
ever heard of a comfortable theater?"
I must be dreaming."
And doggone it, that's just what he-
AN OLD NURSE
Persuaded Doctor to Drink Postum.-
An old faithful nurse and an exper-
ienced doctor, are a pretty strong com-
bination in favor of Postum, instead*
of tea and coffee.
The doctor said:
"I began to drink Postum five years-
ago on the advice of an old nurse.
"During an unusually busy winter,,
between coffee, tea and overwork, I
became a victim of insomnia. In a.
montn after beginning Postum, in.
place of tea and coffee, I could eat
anything and sleep as soundly as aj
"In three months I had gained twen-
been superintendent of the Claremore enough and that there has never been
public schools for the past two years | a tlme when a candidate from that
and who w
as selected by the board i section of the county
of California, perished in Cambier t ty pounds in weight. I now use Pos-
tum altogether instead of tea and cof-
fee; even at bedtime with a soda
cracker or some other tasty biscuit.
"Having -a little tendency to Diabe-
tes, I used a small quantity of sacchar-
ine instead of sugar, to bweeten with.
I may add that today tea or coffee are
never present in our house and very
many patients, on my advice, have
adopted Postum as their regular bev-
"In conclusion I can assure anyone
that, as a refreshing, nourishing and
nerve-strengthening beverage, there is
nothing equal to Postum."
Name given by Postum Co.. Battle
Creek, Mich. Write for booklet, "The
Road to Wellvllle "
Postum comes In two forma.
Regular (must be boiled).
Instant Postum doesn't require boil-
Bay, 90 miles south of Juneau, when
the vessel struck an uncharted rock
and sank in three minutes with many
passengers imprisoned in their tsate
The steamship left Seattle for Skag-
way and way points. The purser lost
all of his records and it is not possible
to give a complete list of the missing.
The uninjured survivors, crew and
passengers are being taken to Seattle
Qn the steamer Jefferson.
A great hole was torn In the bot-
tom of the State of California. The
vessel and cargo, mail and express, are
a total loss. The ship was valued at
The dance was held I for the comin* -vear- ha8 lhejofflce. it will require
1 appointment and — * '*■ ' ■
as elected to
Dale. The negroea became engaged
in an argument over making change
when one was paying for supper for
himaelf and hl» wife, and opened fire
on each other Both were riddled
with bullets and died aeveral hours
after the shooting. No arresta have j
,nd will accept the posi-|t|OD determine the fate of the pro- j
r of .United Stafea his-|po9«,d county and if a majoritv vote ,°'
Central State Normal »eeede then the new eoi.ntv will
tion of teacher
tory in the
achool at Edmond. B. H. Hester, for-
mer county superintendent of schoola.
now a member of the state board of
education, was unanimously selected
to fill tha vacancy caused by the
j resignation of Prof. Smith.
to secede then the new county will
be formed. Waahington county i«
the smallest county In the state, be- ,
ing approximately forty miiea long
and ten miles wide. Chopping off
the "rear end" of the county will not
affect it financially.
Stockman Killed In Ranch Battle.
Lawton.—As the result of a duel in
which two shotguns and a rifle were
used between T. J. Scott and his wife.
Anna Scott, on one side, and George
Norton, wealthy cattleman of Chicka-
the other, Norton was in-
killed. and Miss Maude Di-
viney. a young woman who was
staying at the Scott home, and was
an innocent bystander, was shot in the
right leg. Scott and his wife are con-
fined in the county jail. Norton waa
trespassing on the Scott land.
ing but In prepared instantly by stir
ring a level teaspoon/ui in an ordinary
cup of hot water, which makes it right
for most persons.
A big cup requires more and some
people who like atrong things put in a
heaping spoonful and temper It with n
large supply of cream.
Experiment until you know the
amount that pleawa your palate and
kave It a«rv«d that way In the future
"Thera't a R*«»oq" for Postum
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