The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 90, Ed. 1, Saturday, September 20, 1902 Page: 1 of 12
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Weather fcoat Tonight. Bhowcrs. coolor Sunday fair cooler
The Guthrie Daily
THE ONLY EVENING A880CIATED PRE&3 PAPER !N OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 10 1902.
Panic Caused Fatal
KEPT IN IGNORANCE
While Ship's Crew Fought a
Snccesful Battle With
IAD SCENE FOLLOWED
CRY OF FIRE
In Birmingham Church
Crowded With Two Thou-
By Associated Press.
New York Sept. 20. Tho AmdIcau
line Btoamshlp St'. Paul which arrived
today reported that on tho voyngo n
successful fight had been mado
against a flro that rngeM twolvo hours
In tho clothes room. The fact that
tho ohlp was aflro was Kopt from tho
womon passengers although tho men
of the first cabin werd made awaro of
tho possible danger.
IBy Assoclatod Press.)
Birmingham Ala. SopL 20. Up to
11:30 o'clock today 87 dead bodies had
boon Identified. Tho death Hit ! now
figured at 116.
Investigation shows that no white
people were killed. A number of
white visitors wore In the church at
the time and several of them wero
hurt m the wild scramble but none
The various undertaking establish-
ments won crowded this morning
with hundreds ot parsons mostiy dele-
gates to tho National Negro Baptist
xonvontion. searching for missing
Wends and rolatlvoe who might havo
b.n klllod In last night's stampede
at Shlloh Baptist colored church
which grow out of a panic caused by
a rignt and a cry of "flro." while
Jlookor T. Washington was addressing
lle convention. Up to 9 o'olook about
fifty bodies had been Identlflod the
Jroater number of them bolug local
residents. In front of each undertak-
ing establishment whoro the corpse
Us a squad of pojicomeu keep back
the. surging throng. Every effort is
"bejng mado to Identiry those bodies
that have not yet been claimed. Tho
fact that delegatos to the convention
-wre hero from all parts of tho coun-
try many of them being strane J
Tenders the work of ldentlflcatlr" ns ln-
It Is expected at lentf .i-pectors of the
injured will rtienvery who are traveling
rilght sove drummers They are nearly
Od In Urn appointed at the instigation of
Jlft-.vtw representatives and senators
who use them for their own purpose?.
They enjoy unusual facilities for
keeping in touch with the trend of
-public opinion and If their reports to
Mr. Maebem are not biased hy their
own personal views the statement of
superintendent of the service Is
r of some attention.
Applicants for Federal Jobs to
Given a Test Oct. 15
Tho United States Civil SorvlcO
commission announces that on Octo-
ber 16 1902 an examination will bo
hold In this city for tho positions of
clerk carrier in the postofflce service.
This examination offors an excel-
lent opportunity for entering the fed-
eral service to bright energetic young
persons who aro not afraid ot hard
work and as previous examinations
have failed to result In a sufficient
number of ellglbles tho commission
urges nil persons who aro qualified
and who may doslro to onter tho post-
office service to apply for and tako
MAY SOLVE MYSTERY
Suspected Murderer of Mrs.
Pulitzer a Grandson of
EXPLORER PEARY'S LAST
DASH FOR POLE
By Associated PrcBS.
New York Sept. 20. An autopsy
performed on the bodyi of Mrs. Joseph
Pulitzer shows that death was caused
primarily by a knife wound In tho
abdomon and not. by chloral. Several
blows wero nho struck on tho hoad
boforo death. Tho pollco dragnet has
bedn thrown out for Wo Hoopor
Young grandson of the groat Mor
mon loador Brigham Young who Is
suspected of tho killing. Among books
found with Young was ono containing
notations on "blood atonement" and
followed by biblical roforenctjs Includ-
ing an oxcorpt from the book of Cor-
inthians reading: "To dollver such
an ono unto Satan for tho destruction
ot tho floeh that the) spirit may be
saved In the day of tho Lord Jesus."
Three Mormon elders are occupying
part of the apartment used by Young.
They arit Clarence Snow Lawrence
Taylor and J. L. Woods nil young
men. They gave evidences of hav
ing passed a rustless night. Taylor
acting as spokesman for the party
"The enemlqs of the Mormon church
accuse Its mombors of practicing (ho
blood atonomont. Thore Is nothing
In It and this crime could not havo
been committed through any Idons of
thrs examination. It may bo Btatod
that there Is a wider field for advance- Mormonlsra that this young man may
possessed. Ho was outsldo of
Thrilling Tale From the
Land of the Midnight
Sydney C. B Sept. 10. "My last
dash-tor the north pole was the most
successful I. ovor mado. I was fifty
miles farther north than lattltude
88:27. ray previous record for I reach-
ed latltudo 84:17'" said tho daring
Arctic oxploror Commnndor Robort
S. Peary United States navy on land-
ing here. The oxplorer aoeniod In ex-
cellent health though sufforlng slight-
ly from an Injured log hurt In an nc
cldont last wlntor.
"Our cxpodk.un did not reach the o
north polo'" said Commnndor Poary o
"but wo mado most Important sofon- o
tine dlscovorlos. We nre all woll and
glad to got book to civilization. Our
expedition In my opinion was the
DATES OF HON. WM. CROSS. O
Curtis Saturday Sept 10. O
Woodward Monday SapL St. O
Persimmon Tuesday Sept.
Carmargo Dewey county
Wednesday Sept. f4.
Texmo Day county Thurs-
day Sept. 26
Butte Cnster county Friday
Ouster City Saturday Sept.
: - "v As
mont upon morit in the fodoral sor-
vlco than In inftay prlvato employ-
ments. While tho salary in tho post-
ofllco service Is usually About $400
per annum at tho start thfs Amount
comparo favorably with tho compen-
sation of a boglnner in private em-
ployment. The naturo of tho examination is a
test of practical general intelligence
and of adaptability In poBtofflco work.
The examination will consist of the
subjects mentioned below which will
be weighted as follows:
1. Spelling 10
2. Arithmetic 20
UuioUnr writing 20
plo are doing wnv . ... o
lug about Indian territory ultima elv
having a greator population than Ok-
lahoma and ultimately taking all the
public Institutions! over on that Bide
of the line.
There are shortsighted individuals '
over oa tha Indian territory side of(
the line who are advancing the same j
a -gnunent only reversed claiming that
under tho union Oklahoma will get
OKLAHOMA AT RILEY."
A Detail of Officers Ordered to Attend
the Army Maneuvers.
A detail of officer of Oklahoma na-
tional guard has been ordered to at-
tend the military maneuvers at Fort
Riley. September 29 to October 8.
The detail Is as follows: Brigadier
-General E P Burltngame Colonel
Samuel BiMings Inspector general;
Major Harry W. Pentecost judge ad-
vocate general; Major John W Duke
surgeon general. Captain (Seymour
Fooae. aide-do camp. Major E H.
Jajna Edmoml Captain Floyd Racer
surgeon First regiment. Woodward;
Captain H O. Douglass Company I
Aiva Tim ac'ual nud necessary ex-
pense will be borne by the territory.
Governor Ferguson expects to go to
Fort RUey for a day or two
our church and wo wnntod nothing to
do with him.'
In connection with tho "blood ntono-
mont" notation Taylor Insisted that
It had nothing to do with tho Mormon
Captain Titus emphatically declared
today that tho motivo for the murder
was robbery. He says the diamond
earrings which Mrs. Pulitzer wore
were vnlucM at $180 and had evident-
ly been pawned.
most successful that has over tried
to find tho pole."
Many curiosities from the "region
of the midnight sun" are aboard the
Windward not the least among them
being Instruments chronometers and
the Arctic library abandoned by the
There aro also many of the dogs
Used by Poary in his sled travels
ncross ice packs These dogs are re-
markable lor tholr tntelliguece and
fidelity and are greatly attached to
Commander Peary his wlfo and
daughter " -;
Among the natural history speci
mens aro a living beaf a musk ox a
walrus an Arctic hare and an Bsk-I
mo dog Intended for the xoologlcal
garden of Central park. New York.
The Windward was out flfteon days
from Port l'ayor. Cftpe Sabine dur-
whJcH tJnlO c0nsidrnblo fog was
otmlored compelling the ship to
harbor nt several Labrador uofls.
When the Windward arrived' At the'
appointed destination Peary had been
waiting there tnree weeks.
87 2 p. m.
Arapaho Saturday Sept. J7
Seger Washita county Mon-
day Sept. SO 1 p. m.
Mt. View Washita county
rally. Monday night. Sept 9.
Harrison Kiowa county
Tuesday Sept 30 2 p. in.
Lono Wolf Kiowa county.
Tuesday night Sept. 30.
Ft. Cobb Caddo county
Wednesday OcL 1 11 a. nn
Dinger Caddo county Wed-
nesday. Oct. 1. 2: So p. m.
Sterling Comanoho county
Thursday Oct. 2 2 p. m.
Lawton Comanche county
Friday Oct S. t p. m.
Hulen Comanche county Fri-
day. Oct. 3 2 p. m.
Walters Comancho county
Friday night Oct. 8.
Picnic uear Hastings Comnn-
che county. Saturday. Oct. 4.
Waurikn Comanche county
Saturday night. Oct. 1.
Judge T. P. Core will accom-
any Mr. Cross from Soger to
Adds Chapter to
TRAIN IS DEMOLISHED
Was 'Run. Into by a Freight
Traiii at Choctaw
Hon. C. Porter Johnson Chnndlor
Wednesday Sept. 24.
Hon. Howard U. Blder Perkins Fri-
day Sept. 28.
Judge W. S. Whlttlnghlll Dover
Friday afternoon Sept 3d.
YOUNG BRIDAL COUPLE FETED.
The following cases were filed in
the supreme court today:
John S. McCalla vs. Cnlvln S Acker.
The plaintiff in error complains that
on the 4lh day of September 1901.
Of Interest to Young Ladles.
F. B. Llllle & Co. deelros the serv-
ices of a young lady for ono week to
deraonf'-nte La Sylvia tho nowe
i-ily for the pu-posv nrr.. iiun )
fedetal officer in congreea The rA tle defendant In orpr secureo judg-
ple will see the point and clinch it ment against him In the district court
Not ember by Fitting down or. )ff Kay county for the possession of
dinging H'n'andes of then- pie t'.-athe southeast quarter section of sec-
bers and declaring for one gia.-'lon 0. township 27 range a The
sta.e. 'lalntiff appeals to the higher court
or n new trial.
A plain jag by the name of FranV D .M. Hanson vs. James Penton.
McOee was flted five dollars anvils Is a replevin action for a cow
costs this morning by Police Judgtn doalf worth between forty ami
Mr and Mrs. John McClelland Tender-
ed a Warm Reception.
The reception tendered to Mr. and
Mrs John McClelland at the Knight
of Pythias hall last night was un-
doubtedly one of the greatest succes-
ses of any social function known to
Mr. John McClelland mid Mrs. Mc-
Clelland formerly Miss Lillian Boles
of this city and daughter ot Judge
and Mrs. John J. Boles wero married
nt Eureka Spring. Inst month. Yes-
terday the bride and groom returned
from an extended trip through tho east
Th hours of last night's reception
were from seven until ten o'clock
during which time over 600 frlonds
Oklahoma City Okla. Sept. 20. At
Choctaw City alxteon miles east oC
here at 5 o'clock t1il morning an
east bound freight train ran into the
rear of the Selis-Downs show train
killing three ptf.-sons and wounding
twenty-six others several fatally. AH
of the killed and wounded belong to
the show except the conductor of tho
show train who was fatally crushtfl
The show train was standti.s on the
motn track when the accident occur-
red. Two sleeping cars ot tho show
train woro eomplololy tlfllrtollshod and
many of the occupant woro liluloned
beneath the wreek&HO. Tho Uninjured
went quickly to the rollof and soon
oxtrlcatod the dead and woundeH Thn
freight onglno wbb not damaged. Tho
engineer can not bo found and is pre-
sumod to bnv Had.
Th cause of tha wreck can not bo
ascertained until the engineer is
It was learned later that only two
persons had been killed Harry Will-
iams nnd a uvgro Conduotor Rich-
ard a white man. and the "African
King" a show attraction are perhaps
fatally hurt. It is believed tne other
Injured will recover.
After the excitement among tho
showmen hud died out the freight en-
gineer returned. He declared that
the lights on the show train were out
all the publir Institutions officers and Frank Olsmith for going up ugalnt'ty dollars.
e ntally rong Under
the bowing bowl and raising a
OSAGES GETTING COIN.
the Rule Governing Intoxicants
is Rigidly Enforced.
iT.e Osage Indians of whom there
art xut 2 000 It-tt are receiving their
regula.- quarterly annuity payment
trosa tho" fpvernnunt at Paw husk a.
The agent has posted a tdgn which
reads: "The slightest sign of intox-
ication or of liquor about an annuit-
ant wl'l be deemed sutficlent cause to
withhold tne payment of annuity to
"let the GOLD DUST twins do your work" ffl
H rSSiiV IB
uuu i yiuu cuuug line jruut giuuuinuuisi uiu uuiuic ra
m you scouring ana scruDDing; Denairgana ruoDing.
I BOLD DUST I
makes housework easy. It cleans everything and H
injures nothing. More economical than soap
Made only by THE N K. FAIRfiANK COMPANY K
WM CbKteo New York. Boston St Lout. Mtken or OVAL. FAIRY iOAP Mm
' SECRETARY'S OFFICE.
t charter was granted today at' Uie
retards office to the Goenell Com-
clal club to exist indefinitely with
rnpltal of J 100000 at the city of
mell. The following are the inoer-
Htors: C a. Barclay. O . Iaw-
m. J. C Wood A. & Whitehead.
T. McClanahan. J. M. RUoads Ira
Ionian O W Waters It. L. Liama.
II. McHukIi. D B. Pearson K. U
euewerth and 8. M. Kelly.
"Tie notoiial applications of Sher-
a Mootvr of Stroud. Llncolu coua-
and C- ( McMurpky of Luther
lahoma (ounty were accepted.
WILD CAT POLICY OF
The policy which prevails even io
the so called best managed ISnglUli
railroads is n policy which inevitably.
In the long run will load to Insoh en
PV Tho lllrWtira linv In nftaitt l.n..i.
of the bride and groom gave thorn varins uivldwuto out of the capital
for years. Instead of following th
rom the Sunday Magazine SupR-
it of the New York Times:
Brauder Matthews and F. R. Rich-
son putilUher of the International
lthly w.re walking down Bwad-
' from Fourteenth street difleuss-
wdh late philosophical eseays.
denly the litterateur stoppet with
The bride's parents Judge and Mrs
Boles were assisted by a number ot
the young married couples of tne towu
in receiving and entertaining the
guests. The acme of hospitality was
reached in maxlng the evening an on
joyable one foi all piesent
The reception i followed by an
impromptu aane tor the oung pvo
ph? present Many of the ou of town
friends of both Mr and Mr Mrf'lel
land were pre sen'
Mrs. McC'lellaiil was one of the
most popular younu ladles In th Cap
Jtal City She u unusual muslrai
talent and Is a "niiplished In many
different ways in aii.lldon to the ad
mlratlo'. she ha v..n by her beauty
and charming d 1 1 position
Mr McClelland Is well known
throughout the territory as well as In
thlb city having established a repu'a
tlon a a compe'eii buslneHtt man and
me bride and groom will make
Pond C-eek their home after October
practice of American roads and mak-
ing Improvements a charge on oper-
ating expense paying for them out
of actual earnings the Bnglish roads
fc- this purpote have Issued new stock
until diich a degree of overcapliallza
tlon has beeu reached that the pro
pert or bankruptcy and reorganisation
l Imminent Chicago E'.iilng Pot
Chss W. Stntth today reoived hH
commission as terond Lleutcimat ot
Co A and Lieutenant W O Hoi
epmli Is (ommisslonfd a Firt Lieu
4 &&&$&$&$&$ gt $&&
'Read that sign" he observed.
Vhat poleraist will dare take arm
alnst the hypothesis of evolution
'Mr. Richardson looked and laugh
He read the Sign aloud 'The
rbert Spencer Cigar Have on.' "
If you main! " replied Mr. Mat-
wa "I liopn his cigars are not In-
or to liin yn these '
novo "an printed In the "Man in
fekreet ltoartnent h is the
d of ad vei Using that money canot Krt 8iiUnui. f
ily up to
"I notice tame It I .en has asked the
question why so many children ara '
em from Outhrl for schooling.' said!
'a merchant thl- morning "l. too
liave marveled a' that There must
somethtaK rallcslly wrong or
iaienrs would no- complain Do our
s. boots lack b-oul minded executive 4
'an nt or are ihe
patrons victims of
OHe 0 asrtair
A HUMAN FROST.
Who 1m McOuire Republican
nomine' for congress? XSi
I'nltert States attorney for Ok-
lahoma who drew his salary
He owns uo property
He pays $C.M personal taxes.
He prosecuted bomru'eaders
for tinilK- rutting when they
needed wood to keep from
He whipped a 6 yesr old boy
That's his record
He travels on passes furnish
ed by railroad corporations and
makes puerile speeches. He
makes a MaeaJt" la upe town
and OMfeftiUafii fc$ the aexr
i ty .
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Niblack, Leslie G. The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 90, Ed. 1, Saturday, September 20, 1902, newspaper, September 20, 1902; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc71859/m1/1/: accessed May 23, 2022), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.