The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 60, Ed. 1, Thursday, September 10, 1903 Page: 1 of 8
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TrtE ONLY EVENING AftOOlATED PMEM PAPER IN OKLAHOMA TERRIFY.
GUTHRIE- OKLAHOMA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 10 1903.
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EUROPE IS STANDING
ON EDGE OF PRECIPICE
English Diplomat Takes a Gloomy
View of Turkish Situation
(Or Associated Press.)
London Sopt 10.--r'Europo is stand
ins on tho edge of a precipice" sai a
diplomat today "cad no one can toll
but that tomorrow may seo Turkey and
Bulgaria plunged in war In spite of all
efforts made to provont It and though
the powors havo in ado strong repre-
sentations to Bulgaria to doslst from
aiding tho insurgents and nro on tho
ovo of making a Joint demand for the
obsorvanco of a policy of strict neut-
raltly. Tho only encouraging sign In
the situation is tho understanding be-
All adrlcoB official and otherwise
received hero agree in saying the
Turkish government has now restored
quiet at Bolrut and tho porto appre-
ciates tho necosalty for taking action
In die matter as Is shown by tho re-
moval of the ball of Bolrut as domand-
od by United States Mlnlstor Irish-
man. Paris Sept. 1.0. Advices received by
tho French foreign offlco from Bolrut
say tho French British and Italian
consuls have decided not to ask for
tho landing of Amorlcan marlnos as
the excitement has subsldedo and
Christian refugees who fled are return
lng to their homes. Investigation thus
far mado into tho outbreak has shown
that tho police participated In tho loot-
ing of shops nnd bouses tho former
vail being unable to control tho pollco.
Wanted in Guthrie
Carey Snyder Bon of a millionaire
commission morchant at Kansas City
under arrost at Billings Mont. on tho
charge of highway robbory is under
Indictment hero for grand larceny.
While passing as a correspondent for
a Chicago nowspapor ho rilled tho
houso at which ho was lodging steal-
ing several hundred dollars worth of
jewelry and wearing apparel. Local
officers followod him to Wiufleld.
Kas where they captured his personal
effects but the thief eluded thorn.
In hit grip was found a suppose!
diary in which was recounted a huge
cattle swindle perpetrated in tho
Osago nation from whloh Snydor Is
supposed to havo profited sovoral
thousand dollars. As near ns the facts
can bo learned Snyder whllo In
charge of cattlo on tho rnngo shipped
them without tho knowledge of his
employor selling thom and pocketing
Funeral Services For
Late Mrs. Jane Hagar
Funeral services for Mrs. Jane
Hagar who died yosterday after con-
tinued sufforlng from a stroke of
paralysis were held at the Catholic
church at 9 o'olock this morning and
tho body interred In the Summit View
A largo number of tho friends of the
deceased wore present at tho services
and nccomupanlod the remains- to the
Mrs. Hagar had for a number of
yeans been a resident of this city and
led a lifo whloh oauBod her to be loved
by all who know her. She had no
reason to fear death but her many
friends lament the loss of a life so
She was the sister of the late Hor-
ace H. Hagan of this city: Reverend
Father Hagan who died only a week
ago in Illinois and Hon. Eugene F.
Hagan of Topeka. The deceased
leaves two oblldren Core and Janle
to mourn her death.
Miss Lizzie Coontz who has bean
visiting In California and Oregon for
the post two months and who is now
In Wlohtta visiting friends will return
home tomorrow night.
Paying a Costly Price for
Retention of Phillipine
(By Associated Press.)
New York Sept. 10. Bearing tho
bodies of throe hundred soldiers who
sacrificed their lives In tho Philippines
the transport Kilpatrick is expectod
hero hourly from Manila by way of tho
Suor canal. Tho ship bears tho larg-
est number of doad men that has yot
arrived from tho Islands.
For tho past six months tho Quar-
termaster's offlco has boon In com-
munication with thoso who havo claim-
ed tho bodlos and ovory prlvllogo and
facility has been accorded for tho
transportation homo and reburial of
tho remains. A completo'Hst of tho
doad shows that less than one-fifrth
died from wounds recolved in battle.
Mine Owners Sore
On Labor Federation
By Associated Preen.
Cripple Creek Colo. Sopt. 10. The
Mine Owners association has an
nounced that no members of the West-
ern Federation of Minors will bo em
ployed In any of tho properties owned
by members of the association. Tho
foderation'o influence on tho prosperi-
ty of the district has been pernicious
according to the mine owners who
openly declare that thoy will no
lonegr tolorate Its alleged dictation.
Tho union minors are still confident
ly ?n-rM.iv0 anii arfi ie0png their
organization well intact Officials of
the federation declare that of 1000
men formorly employed In four mines
at which an attompt has been made to
resume operation only 110 have re-
turned to work.
It Is reported that the mine ownors
havo mado arrangements with rail-
roads for reduced rntws for laborers
from southwestern Missouri and it Is
expected that miners will bo brought
from tho Joplln lead dlstrlot to take
tho places of strikers.
A small force began breaking ore in
Stratton'a Independence mine and tho
military guard line was extended to
ombraco this property. Operations
were also resumed today in a small
way on leases on Vindicator and Hull
City placer ground.
School Land Board
Changes Lease Rule
At a meeting of the school land
board the following amendment was
made to the rules:
Bute 13 Is hereby amended to read
as follows :
Rule 13. "No person shall be per-
mitted to assign or sublet any portion
o fthe leased premises except In case
of lands tossed for graslng purposes
west of range 13 west; provided how-
ever that all leassees of school land
residing lit Uie territory may receive
permit to lent for a jear or crop sea-
son such portion of their land as Is
deemed advisable by the board all
persons desiring to avail themselves
of this prlvllogo must mako application
in writing to the secretary giving rea-
sons for desiring so to rent and ac-
companied by a foe of J2 to cover
coat of investigation and passing upon
Oklahoma Militia Will No(
Participate in Fort ;l
Delegate B. S. McOutre received
lettor today from Acting Adjutant Get!
Oral W. F. Ham of the war dapa:
ment at Washington replying to
letter forwarded to tho adjutant gen
eral on August 12 regarding the quo
tlon of allowing the Oklahoma militia
to participate In the encampment at
Ft. Illley this year. Acting Adjutant
General Ham saya that by a deolslon
approved by tho ohlof of staff August
SO. 1003 and con cured In by the not-
ing secretary of war the organised
militia of Oklahoma has been adjudg-
ed not gurflclontjy equipped armed
and uniformed for actlvo duty In tho
field and therefore not entitled to the
benefits of the militia act.
The secretary of war however ex-
tends his regrets thnt ho Is not ablo
to Include the national guard of the
territory In the militia force to parti
cipate in the army maneuvers.
Regarding the issuing of equipments
It has been decided that tho organized
strength of tho militia of tho territory.
as determined by inspection Is en-
titled to tho free Issue of maguzlno
nrms and bolts and also to such
othor equipments as may bo Boon
fit to obtain from tho annual allotmont
nnd also from tho allotment of the
Tho information contained In tho
letter Is considered tho death knoll to
tho question-of tho Oklahoma troop3
participating In tho army manouvors
at Ft Rllev It had been hoped that
"is war department would rescind is
action and allow tho troops to receive
benefits of tho training (nnd dls-
ine at tho oncamnmont ana to this
ond Governor Foueon nn(J Delogato
B. S. McGuIro had pet!tlonoavthe secre-
tary of war.
However the adverse report sent
to the war department by the Inspec-
tor had Us telling offect and the Okla-
homa' troops will now ave to-be oon-
tent with remaining at home and at-
tending the (ac2ipBJent in Guthrie
Where Compass Needle
Is Rendered Useless
(By Associated Press
Stanford University Cal Sept. 10.
Prof. Samuel Jackson Barnett has
returned after several months spent In
survey work along hte Alaskan ooast.
Prof. Barnett made a special Investiga-
tion of tho peculiar magnetic disturb-
ances which havo mado navigation dlf.
floult In certain localities. Near
Skagway those disturbances are very
sovore the deflection of tlio needle be-
ing so groat that tho compass is ren-
dreed almost useless in that vicinity.
It was found that this strange state
of affairs was due to ah abundance of
magnetic rock in that locality which
rock is present In immense quantities
on Douglass island and on the main
land and near Skagv.ay Prof. Bar-
nett says that there was almost a per
feet magnetic pole at that point
Newark N. J. Sept. 10. Three men
have been arrested in a house In Mul-
berry street in the act of making
counterfeit sliver cola. In the place
were found silver In bars melting pots
milling machines machines for trim-
ming and finishing coins sad a quan-
tity of coins in all stage of manufac
ture. One of the men who gave the
name of Frank Donohue is suspected
of being a New Yor policeman. A
photograph apparently of himself in
uniform and pollceman'x shield was
found on him. The other two men
gave the names of Frank Singleton
and James Heyley.
At Lexington tue proposition for
wawr works bopda carried by a vote
of 104 to 10 against
Reckless Young Farm Hand
Rouses 'Commotion in
(By Associated Press)
Waterloo III Sept 10. Wm. Hoff-
man a young farm hand living 12
miles south of .Waterloo called his
fathor-ln-law Dr. Win. Brandt to the
door last night and shot htm to death.
Then he rode bank to his home and
told his wife that "he had killed her
father." kissed her and rode Into tho
woods. Sheriff Thos. Ruoh nnd a'
large posse nro searching for Hoffman
and expect at rur Umo to havo a
pitched battle. He is heavily armed
with a Winchester and revolvers.
Hoffman Is an unerrlrfg ranrftaman a
; strong athlete and the officers believe
Is driven to recklessness by whisky
and his Imaginary troubles.
Hoffman's wife says that as he loft
ho declared: "I must kill two more
peoplo then myself. If the sheriff or
his deputies try to arrest me I must
also kill them." This entire seotion
of Monroe county Is terrorised as tho
fugltlvo Is regarded ns dosporato. It
Is not known who nro tho other two
persons he Intended to kill nnd both
men nnd women are so badly fright-
ened that many will not leave their
homos without nrms. It Is supposed
that Hoffman's motive for killing his
fathor-ln-law was that tho old gontlo-
man refused to lncroaso his weekly
allowance. Dr. Brandt was quite
woalthy and had boon practically sup
porting his son-in-law and family. Ho
gavo Hoffman a certain amount of
spending monoy each week.
I. " ....
Indulged in Extravagant
Habits on Small
(By Assoclatca Press.)
Boston Mass. Sept 10. Charged
wltlt larceny of stocks and bonds ag
gregating eight hundred dollars Prank
G. Chrlstlanson aged 10 a Jerk for
Itobt. D. Brans a stock broker has
beeu arrested and hag confessed hie
crime. There Is a patheUo sldo to the
case In tho fact that ChristlanBon gave
1260 of his speculations to his father
to enable the latter to visit Sweden.
tho place of his nativity and tits
father Is now on the ocean wholly un
conscious of his son's wrong doing.
The rest of the money was spent on
the raoes. His salary had been $10
a week and the temptation when he
saw so many valuable aeeuritlsfe within
hls grasp was too strong tor him to
During yesterday's storm Ute tin
roof en the federal jail was ejilU and
rolled up compelling some df the
prisoners and guards to take as Invol-
untary shower bath. Some of the
prisoners were badly frightened
thinking the end was at hand.
Lightning ktmifltt the Llpe block on
Oklahoma avenue and tore a hole In
the roof filling the rear of the build-
ing with water.
The wind and rain did considerable
damage to some stock in the sample
room of the Royal owing to the fact
that tbe door blew in.
A tin chimney on the district court
building was torn to fragments by
A telephone pole was blown across
the barn of Joh.n Mfoore on Third
street and dluvaohslderabje tlalaage.
Washington D. C
-uuici rnuay snowers.
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Leading Features Which Represent
Change in Financial System
Handed Down Today by
Supreme Court of the
Supreme court convened again this
morning nnd the following opinions
wore handed down:
Lynch ot al vs. tho United States;
rovorsod and dismissed.
Kollor vs. Hawk; rovorsod and re-
manded Edmlsson vs Drum-Flato Commis
sion company; rovorsod and remanded.
Kellogg vs. School District No. i0
In Comanche county; action brought
to onjoln the defendant from erecting
school limigos In tho district; rovorscd
Sluvors vs. tho Territory; rovorsod
nnd remanded. Sluvors was convict-
ed and sentenced In the district court
to a two years term and apoalod to
tho supreme court.
Neoly vs. Southwoat Cotton Seed
Oil company; reversed and remanded.
Qlarser vs. Qlarser; ufflnned.
Jackson vs. Green et al; reversed
Swartxel vs. Le Breton ; reversed
Chas. A. Johnson vs. Cha H Whal-
Hattla Sherman vs. J. D. Hindu! jh;
City of Pfcrry vs. National Sewing
Machine Co.; affirmed.
Territory ex rel of the Oklahoma
das and Electric Co. vs. J. D. Wolfe
the Peoples das Co.. and A. P. Blnns;
affirmed. Action was first brought to
prevent the defendant from layinc
foa pipes In Oklahoma City.
J. Foster et al vs. Waltor S. Field
et al; affirmed.
Allfert Beummoll vs. Wm. Cravens;
P. P. Hulen vs. J. W. Hurel; action
first brought by the defendant to en-
Join the plaintiff from practicing his
profession In the elty of Pond Creek
Kentucky Refining Co. vs. the Pur
cell Cotton Seed Oil Mills; reversed
S. K. Noland vs. A. P. Owens; affirm
W. J. Dlekerson sheriff of Pottawa
tomie county vt. C. D. Waldo; r-
varMl ami rauinlA.f
M.. - I
tne term of court heretofore fixed
tor Pawnee county on Monday. Oeto-
Mr II WM chanted to OeMtoer 19.
Aft order was made changing the
terms In the Sixth district as follows:
Day county Monday Sept. It.
Dewey county Tuesday. Oct. .
Secretary Fred L Wenner of the
Oklahoma commission to Uie Louisiana
Purchase exposition to be held at St.
IxHils next year has received notice
that the territory had been allotted 600
aqua feet of space for an educational
display Tho allotment appears sails-
factory to the Oklahoma commission-
ers. The space Is situated between
the same class ot exhibits of tho
states of Louisiana and Mississippi.
A good bit of bravery Is exhibited
after the danger Is past.
(By Asioolated Press.)
ChlcaQo III. Sept. 10. Congressman
Cliarlofl Jr. Fowler chairman of tho
houso committee on banking and cur-
rency was In Chicago today to con
for with bankers on tho details of a
financial bill ho ts to introduce at tho
expected extra session of congress.
Mr. Fowler hat outlined tho plan of
his bill It will Includo three loading
featur(( each which would raprosont
na Important change In the currency
system. The first feature provldos for
the retirement of greenbacks or for
their "Impounding" thmugh u nUpu
latlon that bnnks bo compelled to
hold 40 per cent of tholr cash resorvoa
In United S(ates bopda Tho second
foaturo Is for tho depositing of all
public monoy In banks tho govern-
ment to got 2f per cont interest &nA ta
bo secur-i by a flrat Hon on" tho Milk's
assets. Deposits nro Hot Jf) bo larger V '
than CO por cent of tljo paiuiup' cap7
tal. Tho third featuro'.wJl bo a pro- ?
vlslno for asset nnd credit- currency ; '
National banks will bo poifoilttod to
put out such currency by dtmositlnsr
In tho United Stalos treasury o!d
coin or govornraont bon"ij equal to
C per cont of tho amount so put out
Dog Died of Starvation
Beside Dead Body of
(By Associated Press.)
New York Scot. 10. In a Eloomy.
old fashioned home in Dane streot
the police who battered down the
door hare found the body of Mrs
Margaret May lying on a bed In an
upper room. At liar feet lay tho body
of a fox-tarrler dog. Until recontly tho
old hoio had been tho Mecca for tho
poor of that quarter. Since the
death of Mrs. May's husband who
was qulto wealthy the woman had
distributed charity to all who applied
She had not beeu seen for at least a
month and weeds had grown high in
the usually well kept garden where
she formerly spent much time. Final
ly alarmed at her nonappearance tho
neighbor notified the police and the
doors were broken opn. The woman
had ben dead neaiy a month evt
dently from natural ccuses but tho
little dog which had never quitted his
vigilance dli'd from starvation
By Associated Press.7
Wlnfleld Kas. Sept. 10.Mont Sar
tin. a Joint keeper was shot and In
taiiily killed by Was. Oreenwoll at
Dxtr today. Sartln for some tinv
has had trouble wit the officers on
account of bis business and recently
Oreenwell testified against him. This
enraged Sartln and last night ha struck
Oreenwell with a revolver from behind.
A struggle followed and Crwrtl
shot Sartln three times. GreenweU is
a cattle inspector In the service of tho
state live stock sanitary commission
Sartln was a brother of Postmaster
Sartln of Kansas City Kansas. Ht.i
father lives In Chautauqua county.
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