The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 72, Ed. 1, Saturday, August 30, 1902 Page: 1 of 8
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Weather Pcreoast . Tonight and Sunday probably scattered thundershowors
The Guthrie Daily Lead
THE ONLY EVENING ASSOCIATED PRESS PAPER N OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.
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GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA SATURDAY AUGUST U0. 1902.
Strike the Miners
ORDERS TO ARREST
WOMEN AND CHILDREN
Drastic Measures Taken to
Protect Troops From
Insult and Assault
(Dy Associated Press.)
Tamaqua Pa Aug. 30. Strike
leaders went from door to door In
Panther Creek valley last night
spreading the news of General Gobln's
stem warning and his Instructions to
his men to shoot to kill It molested
In any manner.
That the words of the commanding
officer have had at loast a tomporary
effect was shown this morning whon
troops escorted sovtfral hundred non
union men to work without being mo-
lested In any way. Two companies
went out at daybreak with their guns
loadod and their best marksmen on
their flank When the soldiers pass-
ed the crowds of strikers on tho
street they deliberately tuined tholr
backs to them Howover tho.ro waB
no hooting or Jeering.
Supplementing his order of last
j night General G obln has directed
Major Gearhtvrt In command hero to
arrest all women and girls who Insult
tho troops In any way. Tho oplnon
seems to prevail among offlcors and
citizens thAt the lull In rioting will
last but a 3hort time. The fact that
more men went to work today than
osterday Is not calculated to Im
prove the temper of the strikers.
Quiet at Panther Creek.
Shenandoah Pa. Aug. 30. Gonoral
obIna report from Major Gcarhart
this morning was to tho effect that
everything wus quiet In tho Panther
Creek region. More men reported for
work there he says tlian on any pre
vious morning and nono was molest
ed by tho strikers.
In Shenandoah and vicinity every
thing continues quiet. It Is generally
Ijxpectcd hero that an attempt will bo
iado to operate the St. Nicholas
Inlno Monday or Tuesday.
feet in Bathing and His
Clothing is Found in a
By Associated Press.
Philadelphia Pa. Aug. 30. Qlar-
nce Wilson Porter recently a stu-
lent In the Unlvorslty of Pennsyl-
anla. who Is known in thti city as a
raughtsman and Is said to be a
ephew of General Horace Porter
fnlted States ambassador to France
as disappeared In Atlantic City.
Thursday he went bathing and his
limbing has been found In a dressing
horn Porter's home is said to be
louth McAlOBtor I. T.
The young mon of Guthrie are
inning an Athletic association that
111 be a credit to the city. They1
HI hold their first meeting at the
enredora cigar parlor tomorrow af-
rnoon at 3-30
Wife of a gProminent Citi
zjn Charged With Whole-
Blackwell Okla. Aug. 30. Mrs.
Jack Frost w'lfe of a promlnont buBi-
ness man and politician of this city
was arrested horo last night charged
with poisoning Mrs. Allco Combs and
i.c oldest son with Intont to kill tho
entlro family of soven porsons. Mrs
Frost was taken to the county Jail at
Tho crime was committed last' Tues-
day In tho absenco of the Combs
family. Tho houso was ontored and a
liberal quantity of arsenic was sprink-
led In the coffee pot. Next morning
Mrs. Comb 8 and Ernest were poison-
ed from drinking coffee. Nono of tho
othor membors of tho family used the
coffee. Mrs. Combs and her son are
In a critical condition. Tho alleged
motive of tire crime is a family quar-
rel. RECKLESS DRIVER
Wealthy Automobilist Must
Answer for Killing
(By Associated Press.
New Haven Conn Aug. JJJ.-j Harry
W. Dupuy a wealthy Yale student
whose automobllo recently ran ovor
and killed D. Thorpo Munroo has
boon declarod by tho coroner to bo
criminally responsible and his arrest
will follow. Tho formal finding of
the coroner wns to tho offect' that
Dupuy was violating the regulations
and rulos of tho road at the time of
tho fatality driving his machine In
an "unobservant caroloss rookloss
and unlawful manner."
Kansas' Distinguished Jurist Liable to
Die at Any Moment.
(Dy Associated Press.)
Topeka Kas Aug. 30. Tho condl
.tion of Judge Albert Horton at 2:30
this afternoon is vory alarming. His
physicians say he is sinking rapidly
and llkoly to die any moment The
change In the patient's condition
came suddenly this morning. Tho
family Is at the bedsido.
DIED OF STAB WOUND.
And Police Are Looking For Victim's
(By Associated Press.)
St Louis Mo. Aug. 30. Robert
Luther Is dead at tho morgue la East
St Louis as tho result of a stab
vjound in the leg and the poltco aro
looking for a woman known as Lu
tier's wife who disappeared after
summoning a physician. Luther was
f&und dead in a cnalr by the physi-
cian. MURDERED FOR PELF.
House Pillaged and Occupants Killed
in Cold Blood.
(By Associated Press.)
Gainesville Fla Aug 30. The
bodies of Mr. and Mrs. Urttton Lewis
raiding five miles south of Branson
were found this morning on the floor
of their home by neighbors The
house has been pillaged and tUo
couple murdered. There is no clew.
Stater's Madison Squaie Theater
company is stronger than eer and
are sure to please. They are sure
Abstract of the Total Yote
Showing the Success
Below appears an abstract of the
total voto cast In tho county at Thurs
day's Democratic primary election:
For County Clerk.
For Probate Judge.
For County Attorney.
For Register of Deeds.
For Superintendent of Schools.
For County Weigher.
For Commissioner First District
For Commissioner Second District.
For Commissioner Third District.
Dycho 30. f
THE RAILROAD BONUS.
More Work Must Be Dope to Complet"
This being Saturday no work was
done toward soliciting for tho D. E.
and G. bonus. Thoro 1b still $3000 to
bo raised to comploto tho ?2G000 re-
quired and Judge Dale who has
charge of tho commlttco urges that
the citizens como up Monday and
make good tho balance that Is needed.
Tho following are additional sub-
scriptions: Fnsble A. A 25 00
Ferrlor J. W : 16.00
Foster J. C. and Cora d 160.00
Gray A. B.
Hutchins. 13. V 6.00
Howe Chas 25.00
James John Jr. 50.00
Milllkan T. F 25.00
Mitchell D. F 10.00
Morris Thos 25.00
Reed Robert 60.00
Rltzhaupt Wm 37.50
nitterbuach. Ferdinand 25.00
nucks J. H. & Co 37.50
Sohamp Itobert 6.00
Stumpff. James H 60.00
Ward. Julius 50.00
REGIMENT TO SAIL.
One Can Be Spared From the Phl(p
Washington D. C Aug. 30. Gen.
eral Chaffee has cabled to tho war
department that he and his succes-
sor General Davis are of the opinion
that another regiment of cavalry can
now be spared from duty In the
Philippine Islands. The necessary or-
doss have been forwarded io him to
send home one regiment and tljel
headquarters and six troops of tho
Ninth cavalry will he relieved from
Cub and will sail on the Logan for
San Francisco September 16 the re-
mainder of the regiment to sail Oc
Madame In reply to your note willjagke(i if Sn0 eve saw anyone milk a
say give your children Rocky Moun-J
tain Tsa eaea week. Keeps them
woll all the time. 35 cents.
Ask your druggist
fclvin Love Feast Man
agers Did Not Invite
Thcra is a big Rcpubllenn lovo
foast on at Oklahoma City today. It
Is tho second of the kind .hold in two
Tho govornor of Kansas is there.
Tho govornor of Oklahoma 13 not
O. G. Jones had charge of tho ar4o
rangomonts. An invitation list was
prqparod. The name of Govornor
Ferguson was purposely omitted from
Tho politicians aro wondering. They
can not make tho motive for tho snub.
Treasurer Rambo Is proploxed be
"I enn not understand what they
mean" said ho today. "Hero Gover-
nor Stanley and wlfo wero Invltod lo
participate In a territorial Republi
can Jove foast and tho governor of
Oklahoma Is ignored. It Is certainly!
Pflvato Secretary Carr In answer i
to tho question: "IB not Governor
FoPJiUBon going to Oklahoma City?"
emphatically ropllod: "No sir!"
Governor Forguson was at his ddsk
during tho day.
And politicians mnrvol.
The idea of tho Republican gover
nor1 of the territory and former chair-
man of the territorial campaign com-
mittee not being Invltod to attend .a
Republican socinl whon a visiting ox-
ccutlvo Is tho honored guest Is looked
upon! as a propostoroug proposition
by tup faithful.
Increase of Holdups Bur
ies and Murders in
(By Associated Press.)
Spokane Wash Aug. 30 An In-
crease of holdups burglaries and mur-
ders in tho inland omplro is traced
directly to tho pernicious oxample set
by the late Harry Tracy. The condl-
dltlon of affairs at Pasco Wallula and
Umatilla where pcoplo chants cars
at railroad Junctions Is said by of-
ficers to be deplorable. It Is not safe
for passengers to leavo the Pasco de-
pot at 'night. Men seeking or return-
ing from work In tho harvest fields
are also frequent victims.
Walter Buaknor when seen thl af-
ternoon said he had no kick to make
on the result of Thursday's primaries.
I havo no sore spots" said he "and
I am heartily for Judge Herod ray
successful opponent and the entire
NEBRASKA'S FIRST SETTLER.
fBy Associated Press'.!
Omaha Neb. Aug 80. Alfred D.
Jones Omaha's tlrat postmaster and
reputed to be Nebraska's first settler
died today aged 87 In 1874 he laid
out the townsite on what Is now the
most thlokly settled portion of Omaha.
The aW who expressed so much
sympathy .for the poor farmer because
of his ecfll job in harvesting his win.
ter wheat Is equal in agricultural
Vnowledga to the one who expressed
a desire to see a field of toba o just
as U was plugging out But the dam-
sel who asked which cow gave the
buttermilk 1b entitled to the wholo
bakery And a girl on her return
from a vXilt to th- country who was
tow replied. "O y" Indeed I have
U jHst tioKlee me to death to pp
uncle Jerk two of the oow's faucets at
he same time."
O DATES OF HON. WM. CROSS. O
O " O
O Lsgcr (Alius) Greer county O
O Saturday night Aug. 30th. O
O Wavahoo Orcor county Mon- O
O day afternoon. Sont mL o
TO VblIdoll Orcor ounty. Tuos- O
O day night Sept and. O
O Frcdorlck (Gosnell) Coman- O
O ctioctmnty. Wednesday Sept O
O 3rd. o
O Schoflolo. Comanche conn- O
?S fySifpt 4th. O
O Picnic. Mt. Park Kiowa O
O county S.Uurday Sopt 6tn. O
O" Shokloy's Grove (noar Angus- O
O ta) WoodB count Wednesday O
O Sopt lOtli O
O Ratification County Candi- O
dates Ingcrsolt Woods coun- O
O ty Thursday Sopt 11th. O
O Old Soldlor Reunion Indo- O
O pondoncc Custor county Frl- O
O day Sopt 12th. O
O Amos Woods county Tuos- O
O. day Sopt. loth. O
O Enid Wednesday Sopt 17th. O
O Okcone. Wodnosday night O
? Sopl 17th. ' ' O
O Cleo Wood county Sept. O
CIVIL SERVICE RULES
AND OFFICE HOLDERS
Latter Must Not Attempt
the Role of Party
Washington D. C Aug. 30. Acting
President Foulke of tho civil Borvlco
commission ling addressed a com-
munication to nil the oxecutlvo de-
partments in regard to part office
holdoes may take la politics. Atten-
tion Is called to an order Issuod by
President Cloveland July 11 188(5
containing tho following:
"Tho influence of fedornl offlco
holders should not he felt In the man-
ipulation of political primary moot-
lugs and nominating conventions.
Tho use by these officials of their po-
sitions to compass their selection as
delegates to political conventions is
Indecent and unfair; and proper so-
gnrd for the proprieties and roqulro-
ments of offlcinl place will ulso pro-
rent their assuming the active con-
duct of political campaigns "
Tho communication states that this
ordu. has noror been ropoelod but
lias been declared by Prosldont llooso-
velt to bo still in force. In constru-
ing It howovor thjujo Is a distinction
Mr. Foulko says to bo mado botweon
officers and employes who nro In tho
classified sorvlce and thosu who aro
not Tho luttor states that those who
nro outside tho classified sorvlco aro
cb-9'n largely with reference to po-
litical iuslderatlon and as a rule
iro and oxpeot to ho changed with a
tartge of parties hut In the classified
service the choice Is mado without
reference to political consideration
and the tenure of offlco Is unaffected
tly change or parties. In considera-
tion of this the communication fur-
ther says the man In the classified
sOSMdfiv' Wirte relating his right to
vote as he pleases and express pri-
vately his opinion on all political sub-
JaeTSl should pot take an active part
in political management or In politi-
cal campaigns for tho same 7oason
that a jmige or an army officer Is de-
barred from taking such a part In
tfg&sd to those who aro not In the
classified service the communication
says the 'Imitations are not so strict
buf even Ih Uils ease office holders
must dot sM "their offices to control
political movement or coerce tho
politics of emplores. They must not
neglect their qtHleo duties and must
net eaNSe shlfsandal by their ac-
District Clerk's Office.
Two las' were filed la the district
court toJav namely: BHuu II. Cox
vu rjenvr Knld and Gulf and G. A.
William m The Denver Bnld aad
Gwif. The plaintiffs claim that this
railroad rommensed work on their
land without an not it e whatever.
Atlantic Coast is
COAST DEFENSE WILL
. BE GIVEN A TEST
Armflanda Engage in
a Game of Pretense at
iPy Assoqlatod Pross.)
Newport R. I. Aug. 30. With the
drums of tho First Massachusetts
heavy artillery boating and tho trum-
pets of the Old Bay S'.nle naval mili-
tia sounding It was posslblo today to
Imagine; r(hat sumothlng In tho naturo
of rani wnr hnd been declared against
tho Ultod States and thnt this part
of tho vast coast lino was throatonod
hy. a lutilo Hoot.
Tho forts In this vicinity are now
practicably on a war footing and tho
men behind tho guns mortars
searchlights and at various signal
stations nro today rondy for war Im-
aginary' ihpugh it bo.
Tho principal ovot in tlilu oily to-
day was the arrival of tho Massachu-
setts troops. Tho hoavy artillery
enmp A'fflt followfid by tha naval
inlltin. The artillery on roachlug
heio was nt once split into corapaulos
and sonby tugs to the three forts at
tho entrance of Narrngnnsett bay.
BEATEN BY A 3TRANQER.
And Then Robbed of Everything Save
the Traditional Thirty Cents.
Blackwell Okla Aug. 30. Vornon
Fnrley whose home Ib in St. Joseph
Mo. is In a badly usod tip condition
hero the result of having boon sand-
baggod and robbed on tho public high'-
way Ho was travoling alono iln a
buggy drawn ."by ono horso onrouto
to KimnaA and about six miles wost
of Billings ho was .Mopped by a man
on foot wlio engaged him In conver-
sation asking him nbout tho various
surrounding towns. Aftor talking to
tho stranger Bomo timo Farley turn-
od to drlvo .onwiion tho strangor
suddonly struck hlra across tho back
of tho nfjek. knocking hlra out of tho
buggy and rondorlng him uncon-
scious. Ho was hon' dragged to ono
side of the road and robbod of 925. a
razor his cuff buttons and part of
his clothes What tho rubber did
not choose to take was scattered
about over tho grass. Farley's horso
ran away doing much damage and
he remained unconscious until mid-
night when It began raining. The
rain falling on his face revived him.
He then discovered he had been
rohbed of all his money except 30
oonta thai had been overlooked in
his vest pocket. With this he pur-
chased liniment for his bruised neck.
NEW PRESIDENT CHOSEN.
Fort Smith and Western Has New
The announcement' was retHvid
here today by officers of the Port
Smith and Western railroad that A.
C. Dustoa treasurer" bf the compear
lias been prompted Us the presidency
to fill 0t vacancy caused by the
death of George Hayden of Ypsllantl
Mich . seroral weeks ago Mr Elus-
ion is a resident of Cleveland Ohio.
O L Hazelton of Cleveland will
Huicwd l)usl)m as treasurer The
road will? be operated from Fort
Smith Ar. to Guthrie within three
White overalls at if cents Urt Labor
Day parade at the Grand Lti4tv.
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