The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 35, No. 137, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 10, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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OUTIIIMK. OKLAHOMA Til UK'SDAY 10 V F M IN (i NOVKMJJMi 10 11)10
Majority Will Not Fall Below 35-
000 and May Possibly Go
ALL AMENDMENTS SEEM
The Local Option Adherents
Claim Proposition Has
Carried By 15000
Speelai ) Dally Leader.
Oklahoma City. Okla. Nov 10-
'Tlie ipajority of Cruce will probably
not reach 40000" said
ranson at 2 o'clock 1Mb afternoon
"but It will not tall below 35.WI0. The
returns noni Stephens Jeffersoii and
Latimer and LeFlore counties receiv-
ed thl morning give muoh larger ma-
jorities than were it first reported
but there has been a torrespondins
decrease in Caddo Kiowa Comanche
and one or two other old Oklahoma
counties that is the majorities in the
later counties are not as large as
we expected. However in t'ne gen-
eral shifting down or all the returns.
Cruce maintains a strong lead and
in steady pouring in of returns there
lias never yet been an indication that
Cruce's majority will f?o below SI!-
001!." The state Democratic ticket - hf.s
been elected by nearly 4.r.G00.
McN'eal is running; about O.OOU
ahead of the state Republican ticket
and the oniy candidate near bun ii
Joe Dodson Republican candidate lor I
attorney general. In several conn I
ties Mrs. Uppers for charily com-l
niissloner made a lively spurt but
the men who an (inuring up the re-
turns and placing them on the bit?'
vail sheet as they teome in say that
Kate Harnard's majority will read
reach nearlv 00000.
In eleven counties heard from
Cruce has run from 5 to 225 behind
the statd Democratic ticket.
The Btate senate will 'have the
usual Democratic majority and the
lower house will have 7!) of the Hl'J
It appears from late returns that
all the proposed constitutional amend-
ments to the constitution were de
Local Option In Doubt
The locp.l out Ion proposition is
still In doubt the latest indications
m-A Hint it h.m been ilefeated by a
small majority althoutfi Uie local
option headquarters here claim the
proposition has won ny lti.ooo ma.
loritv. Henrv Braun and Dr. Thread
Kill in charge of the anti-prohibition
campaign this morning pnonea io
their lieutenants in various parts ot
the state to cover aM bets on Oe
ptopoaltion having carried.
Woman Suffrage Dead
The woman suffrage amendment
ppnm to have been defeated by
large majority the eastern side of
tne state in which It was advocated
bv United States Senator Owen giv-
ing a large majority against It. The
proposed amendment to the constitu-
tion giving railroads the privilege of
purchasing the property of otter
loads apparently has been defeated
us was also that proposing to dis-
tribute the corporation tax funda
among al! school districts of the
stato. No Interest was taken In Camp-
bell Russell's New Jerusalem bill
and the vote on that proposition was
light with a majority against it. No
estimate can be made on the result.
. of the referendum election measure
passed by the legislature and referred
to the people.
At Hepublican State headquarters
Chairman Harris said today: "Cruce
is elected by from ir.M to IS.uou.i
The heavv vote on the ea3t side diu
;. .). W. McNeal said: "Cruce is elcct-
i .ed. but 1 am conceding nothing. 1
owe my defeat to the enfot -cement
urtJia.ieQuiremeiU of the amendment
pgilnst neRroes and Western Okla-
' foma Indians together wlt'.i the
whites who were lined up by race
prejudice lost the Republican ticket
close to 20000."
. Rtlllwell.. Okla Nov. 10 The poli-
tical Bltuarton here is prowins warm.
The first returns of tho election s'iow
the county to be carried by the Re-
mil.tletiiia Imt Inter In tht (l iv fouf
.ltuiii.. i win thrown out. thus plvitiS
the Democrat a straigLt ticket !ie: -
Hon with the except ion ot hUeill.
The districts tirowit out on account
of illegal methods used are uneh No.
i. Lees Creek No. 1 Christie No. 1
and No. 2. The Republicans are In-
dignant over the result and talk of
a contest is waging. Ail etiorts aiso
are to sjet en idea of 'the state ticket
have failed but conservative reports
show that the straight Democrats
ticket was carried in Adair county.
Cherokee Okla. Nov. 10 Alfalft
county complete: Governor Me-
Ncal 1.SS.!; Cruce 1287; McNeal's
niaiorilv. S'.Mi: Morgan 1771: Fuhon
1..155; Morgan's majority ?A; 28 out;
of 3 precincts olliclal veto ior iocm
option S07 auinst 2.:!::o majciiv
against bill 1420; unoiliclal vole for
t!.e two missing precincts make coun-
ty majority Against local option I-'1!"
A'.iUn ni.ln . Nov. 10 The total
vote In Atoka county shows the fol-
Governor U?e Cruce 1017; i- W.
McXeal r;!l J. T. Cnnibie 1S7; !eo.
IS. Itouch !l.
Lieutenant Governor .1. J. McAlcs
ter 970; Gilbert V. Dukes f.SO.
Secretary of State Hen. K. llarri
son 951; Donald K. Fraser 5S5.
State Auditor Leo Meyer Wi; j
S. Dulany HSfi. -
Attorney General Chas. West 940 ;
Joseph .M. DiMisan ri!K!.
State Treasurer ltoliert DunloP
912; Y. H. Dill 5S2.
Superintendent public Instruction
R. H. Wilson 941; John P. Kvans 5Srt.
State Examiner and Inspeetor
Charles A. Taylor 9:!; W. D. Liiin
Chief Mine Inspector Kd. IJoylo
94:!; Jolin H. Hall. 572.
ComniiKsioner of Labor C. L.
Daugherty 917; John W. l'msloii
Commissioner of Charity and Cor-
rectionsKate Barnard 95(5 ; Kate w.
Insurance Commissioner P. A. iwi
lard 2S; James T. Burns 577.
State Printer Giles W. Karris
929; Samuel L. Bartholomew on-
State Question No. 1 Yes C23; No
State Question No. 2 Yes. 4"G; No.
State Question No. C Yes 5C3; No
State Question No. 8 ies 4i;; io
State Question No. 3 Yes. 801; No
State Question No. 4 es u4i; -o.
Sayre Okla. Nov. lO-Thirty-three
juecincts out of a total of 4:'. Beck-
ham county show tho following re-
turns: Cruce. I0fi4; McN'eal 42:i
Cumbie 606; Roach. 41; McAlester
1M8- Dttkes 372; WIlliB 504; Mar-
risen'. 1.070; Fra.ier 382; Kolachney
481; Meyer 1100; Dulaney 318; Tim-
bell 484; West 1073 Dodson
luiulop 1085; Franklin 330; Stod-
dard. 471: Lee 481: name precincts
on nrohibillon amendment.
j 1334 against; woman s suarufei.. '
for 1007 against.
Durant. Okla.. Nov. W Official re-
turns from all but one small box in
Bryan ctt.taty. give Cruce. 2177; Mc-
Neal 938; CuHibJe. StO; Rouch r.S
For local ontion. 12J8 against 222
Vnr n-mn'iri'a B'lfTiai'e. .ri!i8 : against
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722. Court house and Jail bonds a
local Issue lost two to one.
Anadarko. Okla.. Nov. 10
four precincts to hear from wtoei
will not materially affect the result.
Caddo fount v gives McNeill for gov
i nmnr utinnt 1?' nl.lfa HV tttlll ruiton
. fn r-t-merer-s ulxiut r0 nlurali.'y. In
'aKetic of un.jiaci.ii repoi'v.i on n.
(Coutkutl ou rajje Two)
Fortification of jCarial anil nncxaticte of
U ;! ii U U !- i ' mm ' ' .
Panama Two Problems That Bother Taft
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(MUMiimni m " iiil'inillii'iiiitt 1 1 "
(By Aswclateil Press)
Chailes-OT S. C. Nov. 10. PrcsJ-i
dent Tiift v iil.'d today f r Panama j
to get in touch with conditions there
Various exeeutivo and engineering
TESTIFYING FOB DEFENSE
Dr. Cornine Still on Stand
Kickapoo Land Fraud
Dr. Conine Is still on the stand in
the KW'knpoo land fraud cases. Ti:o
v.iineHK descrilied the manner
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cxcfCiillon ot the deeds il
1 e i".
h;ive been forged giving
description of the transaetlotiH. 1K
ulso testitied trial the Indians not I
only signed the deeds but that thvit j mnferenees. Iiiclinlr.' t)tf.t ollii'ers
contents hud been explained to tt)ein)1( llVnien that atle; ns delegates
and that lliey uniterstoiHi wn.u uiej
were doing. In regard lo the checks
mentioned in tho hearing me said he
was present when p. number of them
were signed but that some check!
were secured at tf.e imiian -amp aim
that other pnr'les obtained them. Dr.i
Conine was sure they were all right j ro((J)t.llc(. wjn aKo be bad at this
also. I session. Tl;a Rev. C. K. Goddnrd
Something of a sensation was j priding elder of the Muskogee dls-
sprung wiieu he testilicd that Mar-u.jcl.( j il(r. aui states t.hat be Win
tin lientley tried to bribe him n i rrport every assessment made upon
Shawnee offering him $:loi and P:y-:the third district for every purpose
lug tlm jr.O as earnest money i
amuaviis or unee e.eiuns mm wij
notes ot a s'.enograpne; wero Intro-
duced who had been in hiding 1n
the next room and beard t :e entire
conversation between Conino an
Bent ley. Conine testified that he at
once turned over the money Bent-
it?v gave l.im to Jack ICtliy assistant
chief of police of Shawnee. This
transaction was alleged to have .tak-
en pl.tco on March 24. lfil.
The defense expects to keen Dr.
I I. .. l-k-b mil (tliiiu of alii
miss n gets mm
The !-ecret.vry of the interior bai
sustained the appeal of Miss Alma!
Ccr-on from the d eel. -don of the com-j
nr.-sionor of the general land office1
which denied her the right to make
her final j-roof on her homestead on
the ground that she had not fully
complied with the homes'ead laws.
Miss Car-.on had a tenant on the
place a 20 a re tract near Guthrie
and sp' nt what time ihe could there.
This year offered her final proof at
the loci) land office where it was ac
repted. but when the papers wer
trar.amitted to the commlhsloner 01
the general land office he held that
she had not established a re-ldence
and that the fact she had a icr.ant on
jtne jal wag t sufficient. . Milton j
ftrvi!i of t ntn ntr preoared ner nn-
pal to Secir.torr Bnilinger setting
on the facta In b -lail atid now Mi.'
Ctirsoii can complete her pnxif. when
the land will be hers.
M'riri Dfi'ia a rlnecr teaser in
tl e GiUiiiic fitjr fcchjuli).
t. 4 . .. t
jfcinJMti'i i iJlitimlitiV
VIEWS SHOWING PRESIDENT
I nr I Un
problenis must be settled ind cute
t?r"ss soon niusf liaino l-jE-lhtlon Us
lo rates of toll. Thy JS sident ex-
pree's to iiniUe recfitiuijwhlaliittis re-
gal ding the canal at th'nnilng short
METHODISTS tf MM
Representatives I of Church
South Meetiin Annual
jpecial to Daily Lender.
Atdino'K Okla. Nov. Ill The
1 nual eonteieiiee o the
; r.jjini uu iuuj v u.
. l .
hti'a l a s mortiliiir.
(Jne of the ininortaiil. (piestlons to
come no for conslderat i.jn la t.ie di
vision of tills
Into tin liideoeinlelit
; ship has ftfwn moi o than
j uuv of tl.Xlmirr i peoph:
ur(1 of tie ndnloir U l better to
i 8U; cj . cbtahfd wlli
T r.0rKanl.ation of all the stand -
t.()IIllniteeH and boards of the
; JftM fu.
. f.(lHin llcniiv Is nresldillZ
over the conference.
TODAY IN THE
Charters were issued today as fol-
lows: The Carpenter State Bank of Car-
penter. Roger Mills county capital
K- -M- art.-r of Klk fly: .1. A. Moh'I
Girls Industrial home of IlasMnes
capital $.1000; director T A. Ed-
monds J. P. Pettey and J. M. Martin
all of Hasting").
l.r J. W. Board of Okemah puna-
d through Gut'irle last evening on
his wnv to Alden Kansas where he
was called by tire illness of his ulater.
.t . ;
I . .... . ... . ..to
I A T -I Vr.v 1l)T.f f
If' " i.igi.t fair col I; I
t er in tne soui9
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t 1 vl "v "" ""cast' waimcr 111
1 1 v- iri nortnwwi; ' f r I
!' A.'--l '...4 C;v fair. ' ' I
HIS Lf5T TOUR 111 I
rffvndon of congress. Taft sailed on
the ciuhlcr Tennessee with the cruis-
er Montana as a convey. He will stay
four ilny on the Isthmt .
DISTRICT GBDBT HIS
Insurance Company Seeks
Ke-b nter btate for Trans
action of Business
udge A II. Ilusron heard argu-
menis in the case of the Hankers
ite Insurance company of NeOrassa
Milas Lasal.er slate Insurance
(Jie.tiilusloner this morning. Tie
company I j obji ctlng to the restric-
tions of the state Insurance dcpait-
no el which resulted In Hut company
not being permitted to do business
in Oklahoma. Il Is now Decking
hiiv the Insurance commissioner
i compelled to allow It to again come
! itito Oklahoma. Attorney General
West and Assistant Attorney Genera
Heevos nppeare! for the state and
! Pm-ford A. Iturford ami t'has. Wed-
on for the company. Judge Huston
took tiie matter under advisement
The case of the state of Oklahoma
vs. tne C. U. I. & P Ry. Co. wua.
argued this morning. Attorney Gen-
eral West appeared for the stato and
C O. Blake and Dale Bierer ft Meg-
ler for the defendant. The state 1
teehing to make the Hock Island re-
train from carrying on a coal busi-
ngs in connection wlt its transpor-
tation business. Judge Huston took
the matter under advisement.
The case of J. E. Gibson Coin t ruc-
tion Co. vs. The Board of Public Af-
fairs Is being argued this afternoon.
HESULTS IN "Bill"
sjneclal to the Daily Leader
Tlchomliigo Okla. Nov. 10.The
election went off quietly In Johtwton
tounty. There wai no trouble over
tiie Kraudfa'Jier clause about 25 per
ct..it of the negrots voted.. The re
lurns Indicate that Cruce polled the ; MrBrayer. treasurer of Haskell coun-i
party vote except In the Russell and;tr was shot and killed t -r
Teller foxes. In Murray and Mul-; Wednesday by A. L. iieckett. vi.u-t-''
(Iruvt's liome box Cruce wag 'but one : Judge of that coiiniy tiie result of
vote hfilnd tne leading candidate
'J'Ll:otingo gave prohibition 22 ma-
Jorl'y The county went "dry r-
veriff its ii wet record in yjvi.
Bill Murray's fine speech In
county. Woman's suffrage andlh' fought bv McBrayer. Beckett
state questions were defeated ex-
y me corporation scnooi tax. me
county DenioerRle ticket was el-
ted. There was a failing off on both
ifialiats and Republican tlcketi from
stty Thief Caes To Jail
e charge of stealing tools and dis-
ijdns of them plead guilty before
u 'tti Boies thU morning and wa
tied $10 a.id costs As Wilbur -as
tno'iev t'ii4 trtettnt. forty.fi ve days
nil lor 'him.
1EIAI FRAUD IN
. DIPLBITI ST. LOUIS
mp:xican rioters at
tempt to take LIFE OF
U. S. AMBASSADOR
FEELING IS INTENSE
Many arc Assaulted Flag
Insulted and Shops
(By Associated PreBS.)
San Antonio Tex. Nov. 10. Advic-
es received here today from Uirado
dale th; rbjera Ju Mj'JcIeo tMty
today attetnjitid the life of l'nlli
States Ambassador Wilson
(By Associated Press.)
Mexico City. Nov. 10. -Through In-
sult to the American flag and a:-
s.ulls made openly upuu American
(ItizeiH III the rttrecis the ant I-A iiiet i-
can .jeuioi stralluii which begun Tuer.-
1 1 a y night with the stoning of the
Mexican Herald offices developed
Into a ii affair of luterualiouul Import-
ance. A vigorous protest was registered
by the American ambassador with the
Mexican departtuei.t of foreign rela-
tion and at the vaine time the tavO
wero telegrunliMd to Washington and
Instructions uked for.
Wednesday night the attacks were
renewed. Windows In a dozen Ameri-
can bunlncjis plnccs weru smashed.
All about 'town shutters were hurri-
edly drawn tr.'d establishments closed.
Force of police nppcaivd In the city
streets and kept 'the crowd moving.
An attack was made upon the plant
of 101 impareliil the mailing and dis-
tributing depariiueiits on the ground
floor were completely wrerkeil. The
mob battered at the heavy doors lead-
ing to the ed torial and composing
rooms nbive with heavy timbers and
j lire! the wreckage.
Artistic Window Display
. no? vi him mum ttl I J .ll i.l . l; .M!
dow (!i!;ilay.( In iluthile Is that I
shown by tliH l.aisoii Sisters mlliln
era on Kast Oklahoma avenue. 1;. if
n autumn rustic scene and artistic-
ally Kids Torth "a culling in prices'
An exceedingly pretty wedding
last night was that of MIhh K'thel 10.
Bong daughter of Mrs. 8. 12. Long
and Win. H. Johnson of I rooklyn
N. V. Tl'e bridal rnuple left lids
moining on their honey moon trip and
will make their home In Brooklyn.
Hearing County Seat
J. M. Crook of Durant Is hearing the
a.gumeut In the Kay county county
sent casts In th supreme court rooms
today. On account of this hearing the
supreme court met but for a Bhort
time at i o clock ltli ttturnoon atif
will in all probablity not hand down
any decisions uinl the first of next
New Station Direltor.
J. A. Wilson president of the Mur-
ray school of agriculture at Tishomin-
go wm elected director of the agri-
cultural station at Btilwater Ty the
State board of tigrlculturo yesterday
succeeding J. A. Craig who wtut re-
moved some time ago.
COUNTY OFFICIAL KILLED
Bitterness Over Political Grudge
Results in Haskell County
Special to Iall U4"
Muskogee Okla. Nov. lOJo'.in E.l
i uiuonicha ovec uie etwciion.
Mcl.rayer was a caiidldate for re
rumination was opposed ny
and was not renominated. In the
election Tuesday Beckett was bitter-
rcadiug election returns after a bulk-tin
showing he lead the county
riiekot nd'.ed: "And McBrayer has
not been heard from yet." Thl ang-
ered McBrayer and be made threats.
This morning when Beckett came
down town be met McBrayer who at-
tacked him with a hoe handle. Beck-
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building and McBrayer pursued hliu
Beckett drew his revolver and shot
McBrayer in t'.o face.
Both men Have been prominent in
DtumxTalie polities in Usketl. .coun-
ty since statehood.
LEGISLATURE WILL BE
ASKED TO MAKK RE-
COUNT OF I! ALLOTS
GOY STUEBS' MAJORITY
: IN0REAS1N6 IN KANSAS
Now Exceeds Thkteen Thou-
sand With Six Counllas
t3 Hear From
(By Associated Prew.)
St. Unila Mo. Nov. 10 chairman
Shannon of the Democratic state
committee announced today that th
next Ivftisluture which will be Demo
cratlc will he asked io recount i
l)allots cast in St. Louis w.erc tha
Itepnhllean ticket jmlled Tflm more
votes than tho Demoerat). The elec-
tion Slittnuou said showed ."ii.OOii
voters on the registration hooks tiirt
accounted for In tho returns.
No df-ie i'e v.ro snmiU'l"'?'!
"ii i' kh'i' iii ! ' i ui'd supiemo :rjurt
I jiitl' s. The Jat'isr rignre show i'j it
the Kepuiiihau judges Have a ier
ft lit y ranging from eight to twelve
Topeka Kas. Nov. 10 The ne;t
Kansas house will have fifty-four Ko-
puiilican members amt torty-su IKan-
ocrnts on returns fiom one buiiitred
ait of one hundred and five counties.
The Democrats may get two mora
members from tho remaining .oui-
t'es. stubba' majorliy will be 11-
Otxt. He bus !H214 majority on f e re-
turns lroiii 'jy countieii Cve small Ue-
puldli'iin and one big i flinty Mit-
chell to hear from.
Complaints continue to pour Into
Democratic county headquarters rela-
.lvo to gross violations of the law lu
country precincts. Fourteen specific
caje are noted where election board
allowed riegroe to vote without cutler
afflilavltH or the grandtnther tem.
Other grave Irregularities are alsr re-
ported. The returns from turee pre-
cincts have not as yet been receired
at headduarters. It Is said.
On the face of the returns receiv-
ed regular and i.n-egular. Murphy Is
elected sheriff; Handlin suptriur
Judge; Jefferson county attorney:
Hu.ton district Judge; Strang. couty
Judge; Olson clerk; McKean. rej li-
ter; Ritterbusch treasurer; Grlswoid.
clerk district court; Warren clerk of
superior court; Reeves surveyo';
Humphrey superintendent; Taiiman
weigh' r; Obernolscr commissioner
first dist; Murphy Is probably ict;a
commissioner in the second district;
and O'N'ell rn the third.
In the Thrd( legt.'iative tiiitrlct.
Hamlin's Beat will be contested. Jud-e
Clayton has twenty affidavits showing
frauds In eight precincts.
Numerous instances are coming t
light of tlugrant law violation. smt
downright fraud. Al.io despicable
tactics are shown. The fight on Lew-
Is for commissioner was rnik.;.;Tie
vote of the intelligent ward ef fhh
city show conclusively that the peo-
ple wanted a change. The intelllsant
vote went to Lewis. A band cf ten
boctitera for Oberholser made th
rounds of the polls doling all ktjdi if
In the third ward twenty-one men
were changed la an hour from Lewis
to Oberholser br the assertion that
Lewis was a state official: Urat he
i-ew t:m -is stale meat inrnector:
jp. v- wrftPn $50.0(i. Itnuntte
.t;) (. t; ft- a9 false!
i -ai. ;itJt H-tcior for the
eit.v nI hal wrl'ten no i.i.urauro
outside (if Guthrie bu:-ii)0s. Le ii
- rau stroaii in the uptown wards -he
wt In wards where Republic: heal
ers were thick and where negmen
voted freeiv. " '.'
. -.i .i nil lo '
IUM BATE IS HIO
The corporation commissicn is hear-
ing the complalrit of the Oklahoma
Oil and Gas Producer' assocUiti"a
state today - The producers cla"
that the railroads hsve been chsr-r
them exorbitant rate for the-Tvrs
por'ation of crude petroleum arid te
on'tHiiM b iwtiit wt lil It t a1."
ttterest by tH men all over the m:?.
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