The Granite Enterprise. (Granite, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 42, Ed. 1 Friday, March 4, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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CHAS. E. HILL 4 SONS, Ed. & Prop.
News of the World
Malt Important Ernti of the P«it Weak
Boiled Down for tke Buiy Reader
It was learned Thursday tliat the j
folio win? is the probable program of j
the naval Increase for the coming j
year, as It will be reported by the
house committee on naval affairs.
Two mammoth battleships of 28,000
tons each, costing $11,000,000 each.
One repair vessel. Two large naval
colliers. Five submarines. Three
The crusade of the bureau of In-
dian affairs against the selling of
whisky to Indians has resulted in
more than a thousand convictions
from this cause in the past eighteen
There was rejoicing Tuesday night
among the friends of Senator Benja-
min R. Tillman, when the attending
p'ayslcian announced his patient was
practically out of dangr. The recov-
ery of the senator has been almost
miracnla-js, la the opinion of medical
Consideration of the postofflce ap-
propriation bill, carrying $239,000,000,
was begun in the house Thursday.
Representative Gardner of Massachu-
setts, spoke on high prices, contend-
ing that the tariff was not an impor-
tant factor in determining such
The Indian appropriation bill has
been passed by the house. The bill,
as finally disposed of, carried an ag-
gregate of over $8,250,000. exclusive
of $o>0,000 payable from trust funds.
Imports of the principal articles or
merchandise into the Vnited States
sincc the now tariff bill became effec-
tive, a p-sricd of seven months, ending
with the month of January, 1910, ag-
gregated in value $891,300,000 as com-
pared with $697,500,000 for a corre-
sponding period of the previous year.
Dispatches from Washington state
that the Treasury Department hn? re-
ported to Congress the desirability of j
eight new federal buildings in Okla- j
hoina and recommends the construc- j
tioa of buildings at, Anardarko, Mc-j
Alestor. Shawnee, Chickasha, Alva,
Woodward and El Reno.
Stopiriaon throughout the state, re-
port qnita s number of deaths of cat-
tle caused from exposure during re-
Whether the cotton producing
states are represented adequately in
the consular service is the question
which the house probably will call
upon the secretary of state to answer.
Fred Cox. a county prisoner, made
a desperate attempt to escape by
throwing cayenne pepper in the eyes
of a deputy sheriff, as he was being
takea from the court house to the
(»unty jail, at Bartlesville. The de-
puty was completely blinded and Cox
would have made his escape had not
a bystander came to the assistance of
Personal friends of Charles W. |
Morse, the convicted New York ban*- j
er, have prepared to spend over $1,- (
I'OA.fK* In working for his release j
from the federal prison at Atlanta. |
»o»rge C. Ward, vice president and )
gt.aural manager of the Commercial |
Cab!© oompany, announced Thursday
the oompany will soon lay an addi-
tional trans-Atlantic cable. This will
be the sixth cable which the company
will nwn between Europe and Amer-
The "Black-Eyed Susan" has been
selected as the official flower of Mary-
land by the vote of the school chil-
dren of the state, the result of which
was announced Thursday.
Miss Anna Stubbs, sister of Gover-
nor W. R. Stubbs. and Joseph Eddy
of Lawerence were married Wednes-
day night at Windmill Hill, the Law-
*rence residence of the governor.
Phil Allen, under sentence of ten
years in the federal penitentiary at
Fort L<eaTenworth, Kans., in connec-
tion wtth the wrecking of the First
National bank of Mineral Point, Wis.,
has been taken to Leavenworth.
The Oklahoma State Elk's associa-
tion has completed final arrange-
ments whereby the state convention
will he held June 7, 8, and 9 at Law-
H. L. Bhuford, who has a contract
for Lawton for the construction of a
J600.000 cotton textile mill, with P. M.
Feltharo manager of the Wiske-Cat-
tcr Construction company cf Green-
ville, 8. C., whose company is under
contract to construct the mill build-
ings, has arrived. They announce
readiness to commence immediate
construction of the cotton mill.
Falling backward into a tub of
scaalding water, the 3-year-old dangh-
The Ferris bill, granting to th« Fort
Sill & Lawton Railway company
right-of-way through Fort Sill in or*
der to establish electric car service
between Lawton and Medicine Park,
was Thursday placed on the unani-
mous consent calendar of the house.
Eighteen hundred guests attended
a dinner at Convention hall Wednes-
day night that marked the beginning
of the Kansas City convention of the
Laymen's Missionary movement. The
delegates to the convention represent
the Protestant churches of western
J. A. Cook, the American railway
conductor who has been In Jail at
DISPENSARY GIVEN BLOW
House Passes Ross Repealing Meas-
ure by Vote cf 61 to 31
Guthrie, Okla., The house of repre-
Guadalajara, Mexico, for the last six scntatives of the special session of
months, was released Wednesday.
Despite the protests cf the Metro-
politan Republican club of Oklahoma
City, acting Secretary Norton of th3
treasury departmo.it, has appointed
Omar K. Benedict disburser cf publlo
monies in connection with the con-
struction of the new $230,000 federal
building at Oklahoma City.
J. S. Murrow, father of Masonry in
Indian Territory, missionary among
the Indians for half a r.sntuiy and one
of the most remarkable characters in
the state, is ill at his home in Atoka.
Enid experienced a busy day Wed-
nesday'of last week. It voted on the
question cf issuing bonds for a new
high school building, public improve-
ments and two street railway fran-
The body of Cynthia Ann Parker,
the mother of Chief Quanah Parker
of the Comanche Indians, is to be
removed from the little graveyard at
Palestine, Texas, to the mountain
home of her son near Cache, Okla.
That the state banks of Oklahoma
are in excellent condition *nd show
marked prosperity under ihe bank
i he Oklahoma legislature havs pas-
sed a substitute measure by Repre-
sentative Ross of Lawton, abolishing
the stato liquor dispensary system,
by a vote of 61 to 31. Twenty-seven
democrats and thirty-four republicans
voted for the bill and thirty demo-
crats and one republican. Represen-
tative Eixon, of Okfuskee couuty,
voted against It. After the bill was
SALARY BILL TO SAVE CASH
A LITTLE COLO.
He caught ■ little cold—
That was all
So the -neighbors sadly said.
As they gathered round his bed.
When they heard that he was dead.
He caught a little cold—
That was all. (Puck.)
Schedule as Agreed Upon Is Practi-
cally Same as Original
Guthrie, Okla.—The Smith fee and
salary bill which passed tlie senate
Thursday is in all essential features
the same as the original bill intro-
duced by Senator Smith the first day
of the session. While it has had a
^torniy passage from the first every
attack to break the plan of the orig-
inal bill failed. It was first submit-
ted to the joint committee on fees
and salaries of the senate and house
and reported out practically as it was
introduced but in some respects fix-
passed any possible reconsideration ]ng ]0wer salaries for various county
was blocked by the motion to recon-
.- idei being tabled.
The passage of this bill was hotly
contested from the time that Repre-
sentative Koss offered his substitute
two weeks ago and the lines were
drawn so closely that practically ev-
ery member of th"3 house was pledg-
ed one way or the other before the
bill ever came to roll call.
Several bills were passed finally
including Wortman's oil inspection
bill increasing the tees for oil inspec-
tion on an estimate of 25 to 40 per
cent. Governor Haskell submitted
his fifteenth message calling attention
to the fact that the state must soon
maraea prosperity uuaer ins uh.uk. -- ,
guaranty law *as told to the bankers acquire the 1.500 acres for the Mc-
of the Group Two convention, which Alestor Penitentiary and making plain
hold.its annual session in Enid Mon-
officers. It was later taken up in the
committee of the whole of the sen-
ate and several sections adopted with
slight amendments and then referred
to a sped?! committee of six with
instructions to re-arrange the salary
The bill as it passed was exactly
the same as reported by the special
committee. While not satisfactory to
the author of the bill as to the salary
schedule, it is considered by those
who are in a position to know, includ-
ing the author of the bill, that it will
save many thousands of dollars to
the taxpayers of the state from the
day it takes effect. The district
clerk, county clerk, clerk of county
court and register of deeds begin
with a minimum salary of $1,400 Itt
counties of less population than 10,-
000 and retain the same sliding scale
which was contained in the original
bill and fixing the maximum salary
at $2,750 in counties of over 60,000
one or two minor matters previously
submitted. The house blocked a pos-
sible fight in that body over the re-
location of the secondary agricultu-
ral schools which occasioned such
turmoil in the senate for two days.
Senator Echols' bill to re-locate the I population
Fifth district secondary agricultural Thp <_ounty judges eounty att0r.
school at Helena was killed in the i neys aQ(j snerjff8 have a minimum
house committee, the bouse adopted LaUrv Qf „ 500 counties of ieB3
the committee report and ( inched the | (I)ftn j0 000 population and retain the
report by tabling a motion to recon-, gamp aUdlng 8c(Ue as the original
«Wer. | b|u provided, fixing the maximum
The passage of the Ress suostituto j conlpenBatIon at |3,000 in counties of
abolishing the state dispensary is con- oyej. 60 000 inhabitants.
sidered here as one of the most im- ^ wn aa ^ fmm
portant steps taken by the special «os-1 ^ commlttee apd the dlgtrlct
sion and was in the nature of a »ur"; (.]f:rk ex-offlcio ' register of deeds in
prise despite the preparation of | countle> ^ ^ populatlon than 15_.
anti-dispensary forces since the mat-i^ Thia Was changed by the spec
ial senate committee from 15,000 to
10,000, but that feature as originally
day. by State Bank Commissioner A.
It is unofficially rex^rted that Cap-
tain Godfrey Fowler, formerly of the
United States army, who command-
ed General Chamorro's artillery in
the engagement at Tisma on Tues-
day, has died from his wounds.
Col. Roosevelt, during his hunt
along the Nile, killed two bulls and
one cow of the giajt eeland. Col.
Roosevelt and Kermit Roosevelt will
return to Redjaf Saturday and will
come to Gondoroko by steamer Sun-
The French army v.-Ill short'y be
| in possession of a flotilla of areo-
! planes. Acting with grehi secrvry,
j the war office authorities a short tiruo Burnette, though both voted against
ago gave orders for a number of lt cn final passage today. As original- j ^m^'clerk of the county court
mono-planes and biplanes. The ma- ]y introduced the bill provided for
j chines are now almost completed, two amendments to the existing pro-
j and will be delivered shortly. | hloition laws, one providing for the
Preparations are in progress for sale of confisticated liquors and tho
the dispatch of an important British other providing for tho removal by
I expedition, which is being organized the governor of officers reglecting to
j privately,, to western and northwest- enforce the prohibition law.
When the bill first came up two
weeks ago. Representative Ross of-
fered a substitute which was to cut
out all after the enatcing clause and
ter first came up. Tho bill carries as
authors Representatives Jahn and
era Mongolia, a region concerning
which practically nothing has been
written in the English language.
The "Mad Mullah" is on the war-
path in Arabia again. A big force
of dervishes has raided the sultanate ing the state dispensary
of the Mijertins. The slaughter was
very heavy. One whole town was
burned and 14,000 camals were cap-
Doctor Zorn in tho ltiilnoUnd is
reported to have invented and con-
structed an entirely new typo of air-
ship termed the- "Wormbalioon." It
consists of three entirely separate
vessels, each with its own motive
power and steering appliances.
It has now been arranged that the
International and Universal Exhibi-
tion of Brussels will be opened In
state on Saturday, April 23. The
king and queen will be rresent, and
the ceremony, being the fir3t taking
place since King Albert ascended to
the throne, will be one of gr.^i mag-
The Japanese war scare continues
to worry the St. 'Petersburg papers,
and government assurances that
there is no cause for alarm have lit-
tle effect in quietly apprehension that
the situation Is serious.
A Vienna dispatch says: "From
Salonica it is announced that Ab-
dul Hamid, deposed Sultan of Tur- | ey
key, is dying. Since his last violent
fit of madness he has refused to take
food. His body is reduced to extreme
meagerness and his face Is hardly
recognizable. He Is suffering great
William J. Bryan, Mrs. Bryan and(
their daughter arrived at Andes,
Chili, Thursday from Santiago and
crossed the mountains on their way
to Buenos Ayres.
Dalai Lama, head of the Tibetan
government, has been deposed by the
Chinese government. In an official
statement issued Friday. The excuse
for the action taken by the govern-
ment is that the nominal ruler de-
serted the capltol following uu at-
| introduced making the county clerk
ex-offlcio clerk of the county court
remains in the bill, which is by the
a,uthor considered one of its best
It is estimated that tills bill will
save to the taxpayers of Oklahoma
fnlly $400,000 per year.
K. P. Meet In Muskogee
Muskogee, Okla.—The annual meet-
lug of the Knights of Pythias of the
lnsi-rt" a" bill 'of one 'section"" abolish- '-°nd «»*** of Oklahoma has been
1 " called to meet in Muskogee February
28. An elaborate program has been
Neglect of a cough or cold often
leads to serious trouble. To break up
a cold In twenty-four hours and cure
any cough that is curable mix two
ounces of Glycerine, a half-ounce of
Virgin Oil of Pine compound pure and
eight ounces of pure Whisky. Take a
teaspoonful every four hours. You can
buy these at any good drug store and
easily mix them in a large bottle.
Financial Loss Through Tuberculosis.
Based on the census of 1900, it is
estimated by tho National Association
lor the Study and Prevention of Tu-
berculosis that nearly 100,000 children
now in school will die of tuberculosis
before they are 18 years of age, or
that about 6,400 die annually from
this disease. Kstlmating that on an
average each child who dies of tuber-
culosis has had six years of schooling,
the aggregate loss to the country in
wasted education each year amounts
to $1,102,000. According to investiga-
tions made in New York, Boston and
Stockholm, the percentage of children
who are afflicted with tuberculosis is
much larger than the death rate would
Lydia E. Pinkham's
Chicago, 111.—"I was troubled with
falling anil inflammation, and the doc-
tors said I could not
get well unless I
had an operation.
I knew I could nofc
stand tho strain of
one, so I wrote to
you sometime ago
about my health
and , ou told mo
..hat to do. After
taking Lydia K.
b'.o Compound and
liiood Purifier I am
to-day a well woman."—Mrs. William
Aitke^s, 088 W. Hist St., Chicago, Ill.%
Lydia E. Pinkliam's Vegetable Com-
pound, ma;le from native roots and
herbs, contains no narcotics or harm-
ful drugs, and to-day holds the record
for the largest number of actual cures
of female diseases of any similar medi-
cine in the country, and thousands of
voluntary testimonials are on tile in
Pinlcham laboratory at Lynn,
to sssss,1^ <*
The National Association for the , „ j_,i ' v:„i
Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis
declares that there are two ways of
checking the ravages of tuberculosis
among school children. The first way
is to instruct every school child about
;he dangers of the disease and to
show them how they themselves may
prevent tuberculosis in their homes.
The second method is to establish
open air schools for all children who
have tuberculosis or who are suspect-
ed cases, segregating them from the
Master.—Since your wife died you
have got drunk every day. You had
better get married again at once.
Servant.—Oh, sir, leave me yet a
nionth in my grief.
If It's Your Eye Use Pettlt's Eye Salve,
for inflammation, etys, itching lids, eye
eehes, defects of vision and sensitivity to
strong lights. All druggists or Howard
Bros., Buffalo. N. Y.
Aim at excellence and excellence
will be attained. This is the greatest
secret of success and eminence.—Mor-
1MT.KS Gran IN 6 TO 14 DAYS.
PAZO lilNTMKSTUiniaranlfi-il to cur., any ran
of ltchtrg, Blind. Bleedlnit or 1'rolrudUw i'ile» la
6to Uliaysor U10D87 refunded. Uu.
a hot fight immediately but the house
adopted in committee of the whole the
Ross substitute by a vote of thirty-
eeven to thirty-three, nearly one-third
of the members being absent. Since
that time the anti-dispensary forces,
led by Ros3, Tillotson, Dunn and
speaker Wilson, and the forces fight-
ing In favor of the dispensary led by
Duraut, Ewell, Cope. Jahn. Burnette
sud others, have been daily engaged
In preparation under cover and in the
open for final roll call on the bill.
It was soon discovered that the anti-
dispensary forces had a majority of
the legislators In srnypathy with them
at least but they did not put the bill
on final passage until tod«.y, using
the meantime to lurtbor strengthen
One should take care not to grow
too wiBe for so great a pleasure of life
AtXKV'H imto BALSAM
hasbf^n used wiccensfuIhr f<»r yearn
?ouirh*. ooWIb an<l bronchitis. Kv#»
know about 1U lt Is simple, «afo and
Two-thirds of all a man's troubles
female complaints, inflammation, ul-
ceration, displacemcnts.fi broid tumors,
indigestion and nervous prostration.
Every such suffering woman owes it to
herself to give Lydia E. Pinkham'a
Vegetable Compound a trial.
If you would like special advice
about your case -write a confiden-
tial letter to Mrt, IMnkiiam, at
Lynn, Mass. Her advice is free,
and always helpful.
Prompt Relief--Permanent Car*
fail. Purely veget-
but grady oa
cure indi- '
gestioa—improve the complexion — hrshlea
the eyes. Small Pill, Small Dose, Snail Pric*
GENUINE must bear signs lure :
A Miracle of Comfort and Convenience
NO STROPPING NO HONING
ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Burnett of ,
Kiefer, was ho seriously burned she . VII, to King ^Manual of ^Portugal, U
died a few minutes later,
Nsgro Kills Policeman
Oklahoma City.—Lying in a pool ot
blood, with his revolver tightly
clinched in his death grip, the body
of Patrolman M. R. Reagan was dis-
covered at Tenth street and Broad-
way at 1 o'clock Friday morning by
City Health Commissioner J. W. Itil-
Will Martin, a negro, Ih hold,
charged with tho murder.
Although not an eye witness to the
killing. Or. Riley states that he is
In possession of evidence that will
eend the negro to the death chair.
The city physician had been to St.
Anthony's hospital attending a pa-
tient, and was returning to his home.
At the corner of Eleventh street and
Brosdway he saw Patrolman Reagan
arrest a nogro. Five minutes later,
while putting his machine in his gar-
age, he heard a pistol shot and rush-
ed tb tho street Just in time to see
Reagan writhing in the middle of the
street in his death throes and his
avallant running down the street A
hasty examination of the policeman
showed that he was dead, his skull
. . . _ . having been shattered by a heavy
tempt by him to organize a general , « rfvtr bullet.
The marriage of Princess Patricia,
the youngest daughter of the Duke of
Connaught and niece cf King Edward
Following the discovery tnat the
NiitlosuU City bank of Cambridgo hud
been looted of $144,000, the doors of
the instttation were closed, probably
forever, by National Ba.iJi Examiner
Peeper, acting on bebalt of the comp-
troller of the currency
Custer county has formed a rural
mall cnrrlers association and officers
have been elected.
is said, will tako place in the early
part of the coming summer.
Fire is Devastating
New York.—Twenty families In
Jersey City were burned out Sunday
in a fire which destroyed ten double
dwelling houses and rnsed the plant
of the New York Veneer Sea?tng
Company. The damage is $200,000
Indians Get Government Money
Anadarko, Okla.—One thousand In-
dians of the Kiowa, Comanche and
Caddo tribes have received money be-
ing disbursed by the government from
tho common tribal fund and the gra*
ing lease fund that is Jield in trust
for the trlbo.i. At thin payment $400,
000 Is to be distributed among the
Indians, This is the largest amount
ever made available at a semi-annual
payment to these tribes. The ludlanc
are getting $75 apiece from the oom
Dissolve Rock-lsland-Krlsco Combine
(ruthrie, Okie.—The order of tha
corporation commission making ef-
fective the dissolution of the Rock
Island and Frisco railroads in Its
bearing upon rates is to be charger!
shippers via these lines, will go into
operation March 10.
Guthrie, Okla.,—Governor Haskell
today signed the Yearger bill fixing
the qualifications of the state printer
aud a memorial to congress asking
the federal government for 200,000
acres of school land under an old con-
Other Roads Attack Two-Cent Fare
Outhrie, Okl£.. Suits were filed by
the Frisco and Rock Island railroads
here Thursday to annul the Oklaho-
ma two-cent fare law insofar as it
applies to I hose rends.
The suit r.lso ask to relieve tho
companies from the orders of the
stato corporation commission as re-
gards freight rates on certain com-
modities. The suits are along the
same lines and involve the same ques-
tions as those recently decided in fa-
vor of the Katy and Santa Fe rail-
roads by Kodoral ludge Hook at Bt.
Here, as in th« former cases, the
railroads allege that both the freight
and passenger rates are confiscatory
and therefore unconstitutional.
The action of these railroads was
anticipated but was not expected Im-
Although no direct admissions are !
made, it Is known that the freight |
and passenger business of both the
Reek Island and Frisco has shown
a material Increase as a result of the
announcement of tho Katy that high-
er rates would be placed In effect.
Shot in Leg Prisoner Sues County
Bartlesville. Okla.,—William White
who Is serving a sentence of one year
In the county Jail for killing -an In-
mate of the city jail while he was in-
carcerated there, has filed suit against
tho sheriff and the county for $5,000
damages because of having been
wounded by Jailor Jordan. During n
scuffle in the county Jail between in-
mates, Jordan shot White In the leg.
Mtsa Kate Barnard, commissioner
of charities recommended that he be
(removed to Vinita hospital.
W. N. U., Oklahoma City, No. 10-1910.
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