The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 17, Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 7, 1903 Page: 1 of 8
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THE ONLY EVENING. ASSOCIATED PREM PAPER IN OKLAHOMA TERRITORY. 4tj
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 7 1903. '&
FOR SINGLE STATEHOOD
Well Advertised Convention Drew
Great Many Delegates
PARALYZES THE NORTH
Special to Dolly Leader.
Oklahoma City Okla. Jan. 7. In
point of attendance "-ml enthusiasm
tho non-partisan single sta'ehood con-
vention held here was tha biggest
thing of the kind over held In either
of tho two territories. Tho official
call provided for 1000 dologatos and
It 1 estimated that fully 1600 attend-
ed tho majority bolng 'rom tho In
dian territory all of th i leading cities
of which sent largo delegations In
special trains and In several lnsiances
accompanied by bands. In tho after-
noon a parada was given with fully
3t000 ehoultng single statehood parti
sans In line.
Tho convention was non-partisan
being participated In by cltlzons of
both territories regardless of ipolltlcs.
Tlra sense of the mooting as voiced In
th report of tho committee on roso.
lutlon and tho memorial to be pre-
sented to tho senate was ! lino with
the plana adopted at Claromoro Do-
comber 0 to this was added an en-
dorsement of the Nelcon bill an ex-
pression of confidence In tho purity
of tho "motive of Senator Bevorldgo
and hisJ associates and tho ntatement
that tho people of the twin territories
prefer no legislation at all to the
passage of tha omnibus bill A legis-
lative committee was appointed the
duties of whom are to agitate tho
statehood mattei1 h'i all time hero at
homo. . IomnosSVq? .ono m'0111-
bor fromcach Oklahoma county and
the Oiage nation and an equal num-
ber f.om tho Indian territory
Tho convention was called to order
In the opera hou-o by J. T. Taylor of
Wynnewood I. T. chairman of tlu
teteeutlvo committee and onenod with
addresses of wolcomo from Mayor
Jones and President Hoyman of tho
chambor of commerce responded to
by II. C. Funnan of Ardmoro and
"ox-Governor Jenkins of Kay county
Tho convention was then o.ganlzed
with John F. Palmer of Pawhti'ka an
O ago Indian as tomporary. chairman
and Henry Johnson a Chickasaw In-
dian from Chickasha as temporary
tf-cretary- The committer on cre-
dentials reported that there wero
1-600 delegates present Instead of
1000 and their recommendation that
all bo seated wa adopted. Tho con
vention adjourned until 8 o'clock
when a ermanont organization was
effected with Senator GId Morgan of
Tahloquah' a Cherokvo Indian In tho
chair nd Jesro Dunn of Alva Okla-
homa at the desk.
Organization onco effected tho
business of the convention v:as quick
ly dispatched. The Claremoro reso-
lutions with Iho additions indicated
above wore adopted. The resolution
as adopted wero wired to Senator
Beveiidge and his associates and the
senate are being memorallzed by tele-
graph to the samvs effpet.
Territorial oharto- ware Issued to-
day to the following corporations:
Th Southwestern Co-operative as-
sociation of Cleo Wood county with
a capital stock of $10000. The In-
corporators are: Win. Paisons A.
1 Houts. W. L. Houts and Ilobert
Hunter alt of Cleo.
Tha Perry Republican Publishing
company! with a capital stock of $20-
000. The Incorporator are: J. W.
Case- Olga Casey Low Schrutchfleld
G. A Foster and C. B. Hunt all of
Notarial commissions were Issued
to the following:
Allan W. Train of Harrison Klo.
G. C. Beldler of Oklahma City.
J. E. Hutchlniftn ot Hennessey
pipe organ recital Thura-
DESTROYED BY FIRE
Meeting of Regents Called
Called to Provide Tempo
bpecial to Daily Loader.
Norman Okla. Jan. C. Tho uni-
versity building known as Soloneo
hall was totally dostroyod by flro that
occurred at midnight. Tho Insurance
on tha building Is $35000. Tho flro
is sipposcd to have started in tho
laboratory among explosives. Tho
blazo was discovered by tho night
watchman who at onca snnt in tho
alarm. Th'o building was entirely de.
stroyed by onvi o'clock.
Governor Ferguson was this morn-
ing notified of the' flro that occurred
at Gorman JaH evenng. A meeting
of tho board of regents has been call
ed for SaturdaM January JO at which
llmo action will bo -takvm regarding
temporary quarters' for the term.
Science hall was tHe first building
to be erected on tho university
grounds and was built In 1892. It had
twont;.throo recitation rooms in.
eluding the library. The now uni-
versity hall building being erected
differed no loss from tha flro. Tho
winter term of tho school began
Annual Meeting of Commer-
- is 'Held
Tho Guthrie Commercial club held
Its annual meeting last' night at tho
club room. A largo crowd was
proaen ' and mucli interest! taken in
the olee'lon of new directors for tltfj
ensuing year. Tho directorate elect-
ed was as follows:
Governor C. M. Barnes F. H.
Greer W. H. Spurlook. L. G. Nlb-
laok W. H. Morten C. E. Blllinga-
lvay J. W. McNcal.
Tho directors will meat In a few
day organize and oioot a president
iioifiatQjr of-tho. lgTalaOvITbaK
and banquet waa discussed. It was
decided to cut out the banquet. No
aonlon was taken relative to the Katy
TWO SMALL ALARMS.
Oepartment Responded Promptly and
Soon Extinguished Flames.
The flo department was called out
at 6:10 o'clock last ttranlng to G02
South Capitol boulavnrd to tho house
owned and occupied by A. Carr. A
defective flue wa? the cause of a
small loss. Tho department answer
ed tho alarm promptly and tho dam.
ago waa slight.
At 10:20 this morning tire depart
ment was called to 11)06 West Logan
where a defective flue was causing
trouble. The house Is owned and
occupied' by Mrs. Roso Anderron. Tho
Are was extlngul'hW with but a plight
Today's - V
The second day session of the Epis.
copal convocation war held todays
The morning session wn taken up on-
tlroly with business of importance a
rosoutlon changing tho name of tho
cJiHrch tdl the "Amoican Catholic
Church" and presented by tho R'eV.
Geo. Blllor bolng tho ubject of dls.
The resolution is as follows:
Whoreas tho committee on the
change f name of tire church has ask-
ed for an exnresslon of opinion on tho
subject from every dloceso and mis-
sionary district be It
Resolvedf.that In tn0 opinon of this
convocation a chango of name Is der
Resolved that In our opinon the
name American- Catholic Cliurch"
Is tho most satisfactory.
Tho resolution was -still under dis-
cussion this afternoon.
A letter expressing deep affection
and este'em for Bl-hop Brooke waa
offered byj the Rev. F. R. Jones.
Lat night's offering consisted of
$165 In cash and lnsuranco policies
amounting to $300.
A Btandlng commltteo wa olected
as follows: The Revs. Geo. Blllor
Jr; Ij. H. Snoll Judgo Wright' and
L. E. Loungborry of South McAlos-
ton. Tho addres this morning by Bishop
Tuttlo of Missouri was well received.
Tho subject "Difficulties of Minis
torlal Lira' was ably handled and the
blshdp dwelt at length upon tho pati-
ence and forobenranco of tho avenge
A chort business session was held
this afternoon after which the recep-
tion to Mr. and Mrs. Brooke at' tho
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. M". Banves
was held. Tho rooms were very pret
tily decorated with narcissus and car.
nations. Tho punch bowl was presid-
ed over byi Miss Amy Brooks Mrs.
Carl Havlghorst Miss Helen Green
and Mrs. Cbas. Bllllngsley. Music
was Tendered byi tho Ladles Quartotto
and also solos by Mrs. C. E. Billings
ay and Mrs. R. W. Ramsay. The
receiving hour wore from .3 to G and
all the clorgymon present at th con-
vocation called at tfie homo. The
convocation will oloso tonight with
addre-ses by Bishop TutU Mllls-
p&ugh and Garrett.
' I? T-Vc
ATWOOD WILL BE HERE.
Reception Committee Will Meet Him
H. H. Hasan has recalvod a tale-
gram from tho Hon. John H. Afcwood
of Leavenworth stating that In com
pany with Mrs. Atwood ho will ar.
rlovo Thursday .t 11:20 a. m. to be
present at tho annual meeting of tli
Oklahoma Bar association which con
vened todax. Mr. Atwwod will alio
bo present at the banquet tomorrow
evening fi. H. Hagan and O. R.
Fegan representing the Bar asaocla
Uon and tax-Governor C. M. Barnes
representing the Guthrie club will
act aj tho reception committco t
meet Mr. Atwood and escort him to
Impossible to foresee '-an accident.
Not Impossible to be prepared for iL
Dn Thomas' Eolectric Oil. Monarch
Meet in Annual
Interesting Papers Read bm
1 Judge Mackey and E.
- Tho annual meeting of tho Okla
homa Bar assoclaqtlon convonfcd hora
Wodny in tho upromo court room.
About 150 nwyors of Oklahoma are
oxpocted to bo in attendance at Ihe
two days' Besslon.
Tho mvetlng wag called to order
b:l President W. S. Donton at 2:30
o'clock. The various committees of
the association made their annual re-
port alfter which President Donton
gavo tho annual address. His ro.
marks covered tho growth of tho or-
ganization the progress that had been
mode In the Oklahoma Bar and the
bright prospects for tho futuic. Ad.
M.. Mackay of Pond CrceH on tho
subject of "Judge Mado Law" aud
"Needed Railroad Legislation" by E.
14. Fulton of Stlllwatur. The meeting
JYjUl close tomorrow night with tha
election of Officers for the ensuing
year after which a banquet will bo
given at the Royal hotol.
Tha mombora -of Iho association
are pannlngto attend tho Bryan lec-
ture this evening and an effoit Is bo.
lng mado to havo Mr. Bryan address
tho association tomorrow before ho
leavos for Shawnes.
Tho prbgrammo tomorrow after-
noon Is n& follows:
Tho Crimes Act-. J. G. Lowo.
Tho Lawyor of the. Past and Future
Roy( V. Hoffman.
Trusts A Posslblb Solution W F.
Statutory Revision R. E. Wood.
Needed Railroad Legislation E. R.
Unanimous Vfcrdlcts C. B. Anuf.
The address by' Hon. John H. AL
wood on "Self Cohfldonco and Suc-
cess." Splllman Rigqs. .
The noxt number of tho lecture
course will bo next Tucsdaji night
Jan. 13 at tho PKeabytorlan churoh
Rnfrtlmnn tllefrn.' tho ereflt humorous
"" ' " Ui'J V
lecturer. Single admission 50 coats'
seats now on sale at Wallace's d.ug
John B Morris the ontorprislng
managor of th Vencedora cigar storo
bought the No. $7 ticket for the
legislative bail and banquet. Tho
sale of tho tickutt was entirely unsojl-
clteU Mr. Morris telephoning '.uu?
dqf Ira to holp tlr flail so.
j. is. uruwroru ma iiiruor oi mu
Arfpollo club of Oklahoma .City Is In
th olty the giiast of J. O. Soverns.
Mr1. Crawford will sing at the Ba1$
win recital at tho Christian cliurch
Tho crowned hoad of every nation.
Tho rich mn poor men and mUon
All Join in paying tribute to
De 'Witt's Llttln Early RI"rs.
H. Williams of San Antonio Texas
writes: Do Witt's Little EarljiRjsQra
pills aro tho boat I over used In roy
family. I unhesitatingly recommend
them to wverybody. They cure head.
auhe oonctlpatlon bllliousness tor-
pid liver jaundice maluiia and all
other liver trouble. '
For sale by J. N. Wallaca
Baldwin pjpii-'prgan reolal Thunt
Lonox Soap at your grocor
Treacherous Northwest Turns On
An Assortment of "Cold find
HOBART FIRE SWEPT
Loss Heavier for Lack
. .fire Protection
Special to Dally Loaaor.
Hobart Okla. Jan. 7. Thl city
waa vtiltad by one or the most dls.
aetmus flfct wver ooclirring In its
hiitoryt Tho flro ftocurneil early Sun-
day morning and tho low Is $30000.
It started in th largo hardware and
Implement warohouso of Rumagoi
Malono & Cooper and tho flamos
spread rapldljf no tho adjoining build
ings. Shortly after the fire started an
oxploalon of 22000 cartridge sheila
occurred followed by tho explosion
ot four kegs of gunpowder blowing
out tho ctitlra front of the building.
The air was filled with flying mls'fcls
and Hhousands of dollars worth of
window glass was nattered. The ox-
plosion was heard at Mangum 20
miles away. All the clocks In the
pity wore stopped by tho shock.
Thlovos began plying their trade at
onca and many valuables aro rcportdc
Tho following telegram was sent to
tho secretary1 of tho Interior depart-
ment at Washington:
"Hon Secrotary of Interior. Washing
ton D. C.
"Had thirty thousand dollar flro
Sunday morning. Wo -aro absolutely
without flro protection. City council
has ordorcd bond olectlon to complete
waterworks according to original
plans KJudly advlsfij us as to your
"A. C. Holland Mayor"
Eminent Orator Will Lec-
ture at Opera House
Hon. W. Ji Brjan will arrive In
tho city this evening from tho south.
Tonight at the opera houso ho will
U0i!V?r4nis lamoua icguiru a -.uh.
Everybody will want to see and
. W . . 'I' l .1. l
hear this eminent man; comoquoutly
tho qpora houso wilt bo orowdd.
Mr. Bryrfuls an BIU and aftwr tho
looturo ha will be entartalned nt the
A Iunobeon will bo gvon In his
'honor at Williams' cafe after th
L AH Elks lngood standing 'are r-
!....- 1 J- ..i. .- ti. 1-
quiWMKt to lju a.i uiu jaiK pariont iui
The peculiar cough whoh Indicates
ppnnn la iianallv unnwn in thi rnnrh-
m. of eroupy ehlldien. No tlme1' & Mi Oklahoma and In
should be lost In tha tra"inent of It
and for this purpose no mwllcine has
rtOfilved more universal approval
QbiimbtHainfs Coufi romdy-
not wajte valuable tlm In exner-
lmentlng with untried remedies no
rmalliir how. highly thoy may bo roo-
ftmmbndod bud glvo this medicine
directed and all symptoms of er -
For sala by Eagle
L Tlnliln fr. .li.-w rwtm n tmi'nl 'fhlll'iK-
Robejt Salsbcrg l- :he n.w rashle-
at the Guthri Nationa bash- He I
(By1 Associated Press.)
Omaha NebJan. 7. Probably a
half hundred buildings' wero more or
loss damaged bj1 a gale which struck
Omnhn last ngbt Tho wind did not
obato with morning l$ut continued to
blow at ffurlpus velocity. Wires aro
prostrated In all directions and tho
city was In daikness tho latter part
of tlie night! boontiio of damago to lite
oloctrlc light circuits. Thoro has Won
no snow and tho temperature Is baro
ly below fi'oozlng point. Tolphono
and telegraph corananios report wires
down throus'lLtfoBjfi anl west
ern Iowa w4fh aT&reng gate from tho
northwmt causing sorlous interup-
tlon to BoniliilmlcnUon.
Des MoJnei.la. Jan. 7-With th
wind blowing at' tdo rato of fifty
miles an hour Dos Molnvs oxpoilcnced
no particular difficulty with the nil
zr.nl which Is provnillng throughout
tho northwesft. Thoro waa no snow
to amount to anything accompanying
tho galo. ThtTonfy damago expert
enccxl waa blowing down of numeroun
signs cllninoji and outhouses.
West Oupe'rlor "wis. Jan 7.- A
bllzi'Ard from Uio nortljwest struck
tho head of tho laker' early today.
Drifting "snow l lntorferlttg badlCy
with traffic. A suddjh dj-cp In tam-
p raturo accompnnlpu 'tho high wind
Jah. 7. An old
tiniq blizzard Is raging In central
IlIIijols with the lionv'lttot fall of snow
of tho winter. Rallioads aro reporting
dolayed traffic owing to heavy drifts
Tho morcury Is falling rapidly
Quay Questions the Reprea
sentative Character of
tny AKBOciatod Press.)
Washington br C.7 fan 7 A quo
rum being f6undio''bo presen Bovor-
ldgo aent to -tho uesk and hrd read
a numbo Of resolutions favoring
single statehood for Oklahoma and
Indian torrltfor;? Quay criticised the
resolutions and said tho slnglo s'ate
hood bH to .whjoh hey roforred wa
ndi'Dofor fTse Hanale having been
withdrawn and thco.-e theyi had
"YpU have -dono away with your
bill." Wi! rhb 4 addreelng Beveridge
He said th partlw at 'ndlng ih
coayenWoa wll dmw up the reso
lufioiiH I'iid. inaBnuecadod as a repr
LsentaUve convention of tho peonl of
Oklahoma wnetims lb was ronven
Uon of IhtradWjfliitAror Hie Nelson
or statehood hill. '
Replying- Bsvsridg deIai( Ha
the o1servatIo:iB of tho sub cominl'
dlan territory w.ve tlia- the ant ma-
Jorltjr Of the peopV favored slnglo
Rate (Tenn ) had rtad tu rcuolu
lionj of the Five Tribe opposing
statehood with Oklahoma
asl ynania vanvo wi leave oamruu
upffof - Wlnelr Kas. whre he will re
sidu for a time. Vanoo Is a hurtling
T business young man and hs host of
ftpad !f5T b departure.
Tho Vance cigar and bowling bus!
noe 'bo's been sold to tfio Cover
Night school haa begun at tho ' a'p-
ital City Business College
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