The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 33, No. 22, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 19, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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THE LEADER (1UTIIEIE. OKLA. SATURDAY JENE ID 100'.).
GOVERNOR BAM D ALA OP TABASCO
finds Pcrraa To Be An Efficacious Remedy.
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t ABRAHAM PANDALA.
Abraham Baad&la governor of the
t The Parana Drag M'f'g Co.
Oi-DtlciiM-K-It gives me i-l.-asnro to
the preparation Feruna for catarrhal
curs worthy of being recommended.
Yoa Can inalto Mich nse of this loiter
Interests and I beg to remain
Other cUatincnisherf personages from
Mexico bavo given similar t-tatcnicnts
concerning tho benefit of Pcruna. Prom
inent among these men of world-wide
reputation Is Dr. Augustin ftivera.
8ilao Guanajuato Mexico.
Tho r-runa Drug Co.
Oeutiemen: Because of the magnifi-
cent results which I have obtained from
the tim of your praiseworthy remedy
'Pruna" ia several obstinate eases of
nasal catarrh I take pleasure in writing
yon a testimonial recommending it an the
best medieino discovered lor euch cubes.
GULF CONCERN'S PURCHASE ;
Special to t'iie Daily Leader.
TuiS:. Okla. June 1th Tlu 5ulf
Pipe Line company has made another
big jHirchase in the (Menu pool. The
o.! i i ... ) : . f ' i1
oniiuiunuey nu runitiiu vi iwwj
acres and conHlderable production has.
been bonpbt from the Winters Oil '
company for $120800.
Vagaries of a Cold.
fan can never be quu tsur wm-im a
cotj in giiiup to li:t you. In tlm fall BinS
winter St rtiiiy seiti1 in tii liowels pru-
duelnK wv.r pnla. In th Kiinuner It
may bSvo colic with dlarrlnie-.i or imm
ment yourself with festr of iupotiliellU
or infianmiat.lon of tho. .Imwelf. At Uie
first Risn of the pain or crnnij) take perry
t'fivist" Ininkiiler in - warm. sweelenet
W titer unit relief will cmie ut once. Tliero
rsfw on p in h iuivi:'';i.eeut air-v tu well
iba tne regular tf-wn tisa-
J$6 A?P -.fv $& $P Jff
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CUT N? J ISP.
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"a I all BuEj
Nice Reclining Ham-
mocks Rest Cures
The Brand that Speak
The Best and the Cheapest
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tli state til
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j ban Juan
concerning. ? j
$ Truni. 0
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i'Uto of Tabasco writes as follows :
Hun Juan Uaunsta otn sept.
Fay that the persons who have used
affections have found it an ellieaekms
as you consiaer ruosi wnpu-a 10 jour
I congratulate you for such a splendid
preparation and offer to you my nerv-
ines as tho first to recommend it to my
Accept my most sincere testimonial
and use it as you think best for those
who Buffer from the disease which I
have mentioned and I am glad to sign
myself as your friend Uespoet fully
Vi. August in Rivera.
As wvn an an impartial doctor becomes
acquainted with the virtue of Peruim
ht finds catarrh not U be so fornildal J
OKMULGEE COUNTY OIL
S-iec'a to Daily Leader. '
()kmtjitT )kln;:' June" IS !t is es
timated. that there iii'e lt't'.Ott'l barrolt
f oil in tiio Kteel and earlhen tanks
io Oknniltree county. The t'rah'ie Oil
r-ud G:ib company mo! get busy on
litatpipo Hue to tihe Gulf in order that
dovclopmeut may go ahead in the oil
Itching torturing skin oruptiona
(listipirc nnnoy drive one wild. I
au Olnfiuont. bl inds (uick relief and
lasting cures. Fifty cents at any drug
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ONCE BANKRUPT CITY
OUT OF DEBT AND A
CREDIT TO COMMISSION
FORM OF GOVERNMENT
Has Caused a Complete Re
versal In the Position of
This Oklahoma Town
Tuhia Okla. June 19 Three
months ago with tho eyes of every
other city in Oklahoma upon this
nhieo. TiiIk.i liiiniuiiraloi! the com
mission form of government with a
corps of officials! elected on a non-
iiHilisun lirket. Ever- siiU'O TulM
al been a clu it had been governed
under the ahiormunlc system and
the change from tho aldermanic to
the more modern commission form
of government was the result of s
lemand for an economic business-
like administration of the city's af
fairs with partisan politics barred
which would mako the credit of the
eitv equal to that cf other citle- o!
in short Tulsa would eventually
have gone bankrupt under the old
form of government. Instead of Bttf
ficlent revenue from tie usual
sources being provided to administer
the city government it uau docouk
necossiiry the last three years io
supplement this supply ot revenw
bv bond Issues City warrants wcrt
Had to Borrow from Gsim&lep.
If a person had a claim wty o1
J10-J against th'.i cii.y it was custom
ary to issue the creditor a warrant
for ?110 as ue would have to carry
this warrant sia months tr a yeat
In all probability if he did not cart
to scalp it at a ruinous raf Qt inter
est. Tnon face of t'wse vf
rants the city paid G per cent inter
est and "ixm me actual amount w
the debt between 18 and 20 per cent
To illustrate the straits to which Till
sa vfls driven in the school year o'
1!)0"-0S "Dick" Borden proprietor o'
the bifrgest pamblinK house hen
"staked"' tho city to b'.ic amount o
$25000 upon which ha drew . 18 pe
cent to help carry on tha city
No sooner had the first vefrislatun
enacted a law which provided roi
special charters in cities or tho first
class than INre was a edmsnd here
for a commission charter modeled
n the Galveston plan.
Soon a proposition as l wliethei
the city would adopt a special cnar
ter was put to a vote of tho people
It carried by a hirce mniorlty. A
connuissSon charier was then draft
cd which provided for only six elect
ive officials mayor four commits
i loners and clly auditor. To Ihesf
;ix officials was to he Intrusted tin
;.lniiiiiotr".tion of P' Hffnirs of th
city with a proviso in tho ebarte'
that any or all of them could bo re
called for malfeasance In office npor
letition signed by 3I per cent of th
The charter was put. to & vote
the people July 3 of last .year and it
carried. Governor Haskell last Jan
nary ruvo it his official indorse
merit and authorized the election o
tho first set of officials undo" tin
bow form of government. T'm dec
tion was held Vcbru-ary IS and will
I he except Ion of one comtiiisslonei
and auditor a non-partisan ticko'
defeated a stralsht Deinoitratl'
liclet. - .
Got the Money Together
'":hen the new administration w;u'
InauKurated March 1. it faeed an out
.t:tndin bonded Indebtedness foi
eiirri-nt runiiliiK exponses of pprox
imately $':r.()U. a depleted treasurj
and every source cf revenue oxliaiisi
cd. The new officials were mulci
bond not to i nn the city one cent it
debt for current rumninK expenses
and il behooved them to fret busy
First nn occupation tfls was devised.
Uefre.'' ment nlnecH hitherto running
wide open ail payini? muthins tc
:r:e iitv were forced to pay a tax
of $100 a month a dos tax of from
$: to ?. a head was devised and foi
the first time a systematic eollec
lion or poll tax was pnnided for.
Again a cut was made in the run
niiiK expenses of tho various depart
nientit. The fee system the finan-
cial ruin of many cities was ahol
b.ucrt. A system of bookkeeplii? wa
liiKtalled in everv department whlcl
absolutely prevents graft in larec or
small amounts. In the solecism ot
employes those i.'ere taken wVc
vhfiwed fitness mid not one was cm
l;r.-ed itrs paymept of political debts.
for the pew miministraiion naa hoik
in niv. Tulsa now has the best po
lice and fire deimriment. in its his-
tory and althousli much larger than
ii vear aco. Is costing the city hut
little more money than wih-en half
fie present sisw.
n. t-ht. What's More.
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Tn.lav the citv Is out of debt and
on a cash basis. Warrants bear no
'i urtoii mil i! a ii.Mii ! mi ii i
value ujwn presentation r the banV
tho same as a check. Tulsa bonds
O !' hritx a l'Mli(A- nniiiii ill
the bond market than ever before.
As to t-V irifuvemni of tho citv.
X.'Ver in t'.re history of the citv was
so riiueli munielpal Improvement tin
Vour tongue is coated.
Your breath is foul.
Headaches come and go.
These symptoms show that
your stomach is the trouble. To
remove the cause is the first thing
and Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets wUl do that Easy
to take and most effective.
der way. Paving to cost a half mil-
lion dollars will be let by contract
in a low days lull miles oi eoncreiu
sidewalks have been built many
miles of sewer and water extensions
have been laid thre large school
buildings a.e being built and a city
hall to cost $tiM).jiu "Alii be built
Willi revenue from special taxes
meeting current expenses the regular
levy soon to be made whicu will
fall due November 1 will be less
than last year. It is the plan to
keep the city out of debt without
having a great surplus in the treas-
ury at the burden of the taxpayers.
In" fine the commission government
(s administered In this city is co-
operative business in which every
taxpayer is a stockholder and di-
rector. ' i
Nw tha People Know.
Under the old form of government
the people never knew the condition
f affairs Rs reports were seldom if
ver published. Now a report frc.n
very department is published nionth-
"v In the newspapers.
" Tulsa was very fortunate in the se-
tectio) of its first officials under the
new charter. John O. Mitchell mil-
Honaire oil operator. Is mayor anil
he four commissioners as well as
he city auditor are men of wealta
m.i m-miiincnco. The commissioners
ire V. II. Hendron. C. R l.yncn u.
t. Hendren and .lolin U. unimani.
C'lch has his department for which
ie individually is held responsible.
? B. Cline Is city auditor me may-
.i. w n sal.arv of tlMQ a year.
he commissioners and auditor $1200
i year T'toy must Rive nil their time
o the dntiea of their office. Twice
aeh week in all day meetings the
commissioners are in session. Thf
'onfC delav customary with a hoard
if aldermen in grinding out busi-
ness is not known here.
Everybody in Tulsa is convinced
he commission government is mak-
'ng good. Its enemies three months
go are now Its allies. Should you
s'vt anvone here barring the old line
Kilitlcians. if he would bo willing to
"3 back to li'H? old Plan rf govern-
ment nine out ' of tea will cmphat-
callv answer "No." . -
The success of the commission
-ororninent in this Hty will in time
"Bd to bs adoollon by the majority
f not a'a .of the principal cities ot
liklahoma. Scared week passes
'nit tbit a dol'KfifMi-of information
eekers from some city .In lh "ta'
ome'fi hem to Investigate Tulsa?
)rm of government.
A Thrilling Rescue.
Host Bert It. Lean of Cheny.
Vatdi. was saved from a frightful
eath Is a story to thrill the world.
'A hard cold" he writes "brought
n a desperate Jung trmtblo that
affW an expert doctor he;'.'. Then
paid $10 to $15 a visit to a lung
pecialist in Spokane who did not
elp nic. Then I went to California
nit. without benefit. At last I used
ir. King's New discovery which
ompletely cured me and now I am
r well as ever" For Lung Trouble
tronchitis Coughs and Colds Asth
ia. Croup and Whooping Cough ltf
tiprcnip. r.Oe and $1.00. Trial bottle
ree. Guaranteed by all druggists.
For Infants and Children
lie Kind You Have Always Bought
ignatwi e of
CITY OF THE FIRST CLASS
AND A FIRST CLASS CITY
Special to the Daily Leader.
Cherokee Okla. June IS. The
rfic'nils elected under tho city of the
Irst class government were installed
ere ye;ttrday uil '-Cheidieo as-
imorl Tic first rank as a cilv. The
'rut art of the new council was to
rovid'1 means to improve the two
arks in the city. Alfalfa park in
he center of town is being fitted
.1th lights and five large fountains.
n a twleveacre park in the easi
art of lown a throe and one-halt
ere lake Is being made. There are
eventeen two-story brick buildings
nder course of construction fit the
'resent time in Cherokee."'
Xy tcev ccsQaccxswvcas-
siAaucidS v& c(iTuVy Wca
may be raiua Sspcasc4 wvlVi
rimers wv.TVTt(tc ox cassvs
naitrc.totiK o bypavicTAQiivo
maj.y vija rot xuur5VAi
vntir tjws.iruj r'tuww
sKrve5kaj5cdi.aWsW ftwi cmW
Fig Syrup Co.
SOLO PY AIL LCA01N j pu(.l.lj I a
8"C!ttONW-llCSULA PRICE SO StR BOTiX
NEW YORK CITY HAS AN-
OTHER GREAT MYS-
VICTIM IS 6RAN0PAU&HTER
OF GEN. FRANZ SIGEL
Simultaneously Wiiii Discovery
of foe Muider Chinese
(By Associated Press)
New York June 19. At 1:30
o'clock this morning Mrs. Paul Sigel
when shown the jewelry tound in a
trunk containing the body of & girl
Ihotight. to be Elizabeth Sigel grand-
daughter of General Franz Sig'i
identified it us that worn -by her
Elizabeth Sltjel. daughter of Paul
Sigel of t'.".is city ami granddaughter
of the illustrious Franz Sigel the
ierniau warrior who served with the
Onion army during the Civil war Is
according to all indications tho vic-
tim of one of the greatest mystery
murders in the history of New York.
i alien from a trunk in a room of
Chinamen above a chop istiey restau
rant In the Tenderloin the body in
i . state of decomposition which
makes Identification difficult is In
the mo.gue while detectives are
conducting the threads of a tangled
story involving tho girl and her work
An envelope addressed to the girl
found In the room where the hody
lay a locket bearing her initials her
1 isappearaneu on Juno 10 and a
note found in tihe room signed
"Elsie" all seem to indicate that.
?ranz Sigel's granddaughter was
The body wat partiall-." stripped of
Us clothing tied with ropes wrap-
ped In a faded blue blanket and
irammed into a dilapidated old
trunk where it lay for a week at
'east before the odor crept through
the building iarcusing the suspicions
of the proprietors of the restaurant
below who summoned p:e police and
ntsituted' an investigation.
Sun Lcong proprietor of t.ic res-
.aurant who also conducted the
rooming house above disappeared
shortly after tho discovery of the
murder adding further mystery. The
ase has many unusual features
notably among which is Uhe fact that
a Chinaman has been known to call
it the Sigel house presumably with
'he sanction -'. the parents. Eliza-
beth or Elsie was 29 years old and
vjs greatly interested in work
among Chinese. Calls of thw China-
nan at the Sigel ihouse ceased more
ban a year ago
At the morgue Mr. Sigel would not.
ay that the body was that of Ma
laughter. In fact. the. police say
te declared positively that It was not
but he declined to look at various
otters and bits of evidence which
svould tend to indicate Wi-at it was
Three Chinks Arrested.
Three Chinamen were arrested as
ualerial witnesses Tley gave the
names of Yee Kim manager of Sun
oong's restaurant : Cong Wing
'ilesman for a chop stiev supply
house and Chin Sum. a cook who
'ived In the rear of the restaurant.
The man most wanted liowever
is the former occupant of the room
where the tody was found evident-
ly an English speaking Celestial who
"It her knew Miss Sigel or knew o
her .mother and Judging from the
letters this individual is Lcong Loo
Mm known among his English
friends as William H. Lion
Fuorlly after midnight Mrs. Flor-
ence M Todd one cf the resident
workers in I lie Chinatown and How-
"iy settlement who H h friend of
Sigel's family called at lite morgue
ind after viewing the hxlv identi-
fied the underclothing that was
worn by the Sigel girl.
According Io Mr. Sigel his daugh-
ter disappeared from her home June
10. Two dirs later t1 e family got
word from her In Washington say-
ing she was safe and would be home
the following day or June 14. Noth-
ing her father said had ever been
heard of her since.
One letter written In Ensrllsh. ad-
dressed to (hp missing Chinaman
wilio occurded the room but unsigned
warned Mm that If he did not stop
paying attention to Elsie Sigel he
would meet a terrible fate. The
other letters found were written by
a glrUwho idgnod herself "Elsie" .
fecial to th Pally Leader.
WauntiH. Okla. June 11). T. L.
Daniels formerly editor and owner of
the Hastings News has sold his news-
paper p'ant to A. A. Etoeter a news-
paper man of Walters.
RAIN AT 81 fc.PHfciNViUi.i5
Special (n Dailv Leader.
Stephervllle. Tex. June 19. S'eph-
env'.lli ard. vicinity wis visited by a
vt-rv nko rain and a!! north nd (?.
of tewn :t appcirtd to b?v e-y r?vy.
i Kamsays K
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Your choice of four very
special priced articles to-night
for 1 0 cents.
worth twenty-five and thirty-five cents every pin a
beauty too. Our stock is limited so come early.
Your choice 2 pins :
Ladies' Pure Linen
bought in large quantity so we could sell at thi3 very
low price. Nice fine sheer linon and never sold less
than fifteen cents. Tonight your choice
Ladies' Gauze Vest
Made of beautiful quality of fine lisle thread very
desirable for this extreme hot weather. Fifteen cent
value. Tonight I .' I
Ladies' Misses' & Men's
in all sizes and silk finished. Made by a southern
manufacturer and by all odds the best hose I ever
saw for the money. Sold everywhere for fifteen
cents. Our price tonight' -Pair : .;..
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