The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 91, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 29, 1903 Page: 1 of 8
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THE ONLY EVENING ASSOCIATED PREM PAPER IN OKLAHOMA TERRITORY. '
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA THURSDAY OCTOBER 20 1908-
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Head of Salvation Army Loses Her
Life In Santa Fe Smashup Near
Dean Lake Mo. Many Others
. Killed and Injured.
By Associated Prosn.l -Kansas
City 'Mo. Oct 29. Mrs.
Emma Booth-Tucker consul In Amer-
ica of tho Salvation Army wife of
Commandor Booth TUckor and second
daughter of William Booth foundor of
the army was killed in a wreck of tho
east bound California train No. 2 near
Dean Lake Mo. 85 miles aast of Kan-
sas City at i0 o'clock last night. Col-
oiiel'Thomas C. Holland in charge of
the Salvation Army colony at Amity
Colo. was fatally Injurod. Thirty-
seven othors wore Injured fifteen or
them sorlously. Mrs. Booth Tucker
was ronujred unconscious and died
within a half hour after bolng Injur-
ed. Her skull was fractured and sho
was injured internally.
Mrs. Booth Tucker was on hor way
from a visit to tho colony at Amity
to Chicago whero she "was to have
met hor husband today. Although
tho wreck occurred at 9:30 last night
it was not known until after midnight
that Mrs. Booth Tucker was among
the injured and not until this morning
was her death verified.
The first details of tho wreck were
Jbtatned this morning by tho Assocl-
nted Press ovor tho long distance tole-
phono from Marcellne.
Tho train which left Kansas City
last evening was wrecked by a brake
rod to tho sleopor dropping and catch-
ing In the switch. This quickly do-
railed this car anothor Bleoper and a
dining car. Tho Pullmans woro de-
molished and the diner badly damaged.
In tho forward Pullman Mrs. Booth
Tucker and Colonel Holland who woro
the sole occupants of that car had
just Kono to tho forward end for a
consultation. Two of tho Pullmans
struck a stool water tank with such
force as to movo it nyo feet from its i
foundation and whon tho train crow
reached tho Bcene both Mrs. Booth
Tucker and Colonel Holland woro
found unconscious. They ft the
othor injured were after much delay
taken to tho depot platform a fow
blocks distant whero ovorytblng pos-
alblo was done for thom. Neither
gained consciousness and within a!
half hour tho notod Salvation Army
leader succumbed to her injuries. For
a tlmo it was believed that the
scious man at her sido was Com-
mander Booth Tucker and In tho con-
fusion this report was spread. Tho
peeking trains wero sent from Mar-
collne and other points and tho dead
and Injured started for Ft Madison
Iowa. The train broke down after go-
ing a short distance and Marcoline
the next station was not reached until
3 o'clock In the morning. Physicians
wero takon on at Marcellne and the
train proceadod north.
Mrs. A- E. Baden W infield Kas
B. S. Baden her son Wlnfleld Kas.
John R. Shoemakor Donver Colo.
W. H. Murray San Francisco Cal.
L. N. Kirk. Newcastle Ind. wife and
Llnd Nowley Onorga. 111.
Mrs. Newley Onqrga III.
Anna Nowley Onorga III.
Fred Miller Philadelphia.
Albert Mlllor Philadelphia.
Emma Hester Poorla 111.
Dining car conductor Burkhardt ad-
Mrs. Kelsey a theatrical woman of
New York City mother of the Kelsey
Mrs. Kelsey was Injured most seri-
ously by a man falling with his feet
square on her chest. In his efforts
to extricate himself tho man bruised
lier fearfully wl(h the t hels of his
boots. On the train was a woman
traveling from tho west with the body
of her dead sister. Although badly
bruised and- notwithstanding her grief
she assisted actively la caring for the
Mrs. Booth Tucker bad stopped ia
Ktinms City a few hours yesterday to
Inspect a worklngmen's hotel the work
In which she Is pftrtimflarly Interested
and a branch of which la about to be
opened In this city by tho army. Mr.
Booth Tucker hart taken ospeclal in-
terest In the project and It was on her
artvlco that it wa being flttod up. Ac-
companied by two of the local officer
she Inspected the place yestordny and
had expressed her.olt as delighted
with the arrangements. She left for
Chicago soon afterward accompanied
by Colonel Holland nn' her secretary.
Miss Dammoss. She expected to
meet hor husband In Chicago and waB
especially happy In roturnlng home af-
ter what she said had beon a vory
satisfactory trip. Miss Dammess was
At tho Salvation Army citadel in
Kansas City nows of tho death of their
favored loador caused groat grief and
a first the officers refused to give
credence to tho roport.
Mrs. Booth Tdckor who was Miss
Emma Booth married Frederick Tuck-
er la 1888. He assumed hor name aa
a nart of his own. Mr. and Mrs
Booth Tucker were appointed to com
niand tho army in America Id 18G sue
ceedlng Eva C. Booth who had sup-J
planted her brother Balllngton Booth
who had boon removed by General
Booth. Mrs. Booth Tucker was safd
to bo the ablest of all tho Booth child-
ren. Colonol Holland was born at Liver-
pool in 1807. Ho was sent from Eng-
land to Canada as chief secretary of
tho army In 1889 and aftor two years
was made the national social secretary
for the United States and that post-
tlon had charge of all social and colon-
lzlng work. He wns one of the strong-
oat mnn In thfi nrmv I
"When extricated from the wreck
Mrs. Booth Tucker was given surgical
aid by physicians on the train. Aid
was of nn avail hntv-nr Hr -Jrull
was fractured and she died at 11:30
. o'clock two houre aftor the aoclderit.
She was unconscious all the time. She
re-'moaned pitifully for a short time but
tier poanlngs ceased when her cloth
ing was loosened."
Ft. MadUon Iowa Qe ta. Miss
uncon-fDammesn private secretary of Mrs
Booth Tucker in telling the story of
the wreck nfter aho arrived here to
Had Mrs. Booth Tucker followod out
her original Intention she would havp
missed tho wreck. She arrived In
Kansas City on tho California train
wlhch was wrecked yesterday even
ing ami mionuea remaining nere un-
til this morning. She found aho could
mane a brier trjp up town between
trains however aji-J later decided to
continue oast on the same train.
Booth Tucker Prostrated.
Chicago III. Oct. 28. Commander
Booth Tucker who arrived In Chicago
today expecting to Join his wife here
was prostrated by the shock of Mrs
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iiffcu uno a ueuiu. JlD UCMSJIIICTU lu
be interviewed and denied -himself to
all but his Intimate friends.
ha mmraonilor fall In n owkrn
Pitifully moaning and wringing his
hands he seemed for a time beside
himself. He asked over and over if Seavers Bound Over
the statement were true appearing Attorney General Robber. s returned
unable to believe it For an hour then to-.ay from Norman where he repre-
he sat with his head bowed in his acnted the territory yesterday p.fter-
hands. noon In the preliminary hearing of
News In London. 'James W. Beavers the ox-attendant
London Oot. 29. The news of the at the Insane asylum there charged
death of Mrs. Booth Tuoker reached with the killing of the inmate Frank
the International Salvationist head- Elgin about two weeks ago by it la
quartora hero trough a dispatch of allegod beating JBlgln who became
the" Associated I'ress. The hegda of troublesome untll-the latter died from
the" Internationa departments Jpivne- the Injuries.
dlately met hb'$ a sport service and -The territory introduced Its testi-
dlapatphed a c4ble message of sym- mony-and Seavop-walvod his part of
pathy to the headquarters in New the trial He wag ound over uader
York. Goneral .tooth" lives put 'of. $3W0"bon"d whtcklie vrJUgvft In cold
towriaiid Bramwpll Booth went to his cash on the charge to..malaughter
residence to break the news. j ia the first degree . t
St. Louis Attorney
and Family toTake .
(By Associated Treno.)
St. Louis Mo. Oct. 20 JamoB U
Blair attorney nased a comfortable
night and this morning his physicians
stated he was much Improved. He is
now expected to be sufficiently lnv
provd within a few days to stand the
f'.tlgue of a Journey which it Is salfl
me whole family will take soon. The '
jrrand Jury continues investigation of
tho Blair story from day to day. Al-
fred Halm a former chief clerk in tine
office of the rocorder of deeds was
summoned as witness today. Hahn
according to James T. Iloborta was In
chnrge of the offico when George S
.Graham attorney for Dick Bros. and
company or Philadelphia. mnd)i an
investigation of Blair's nffalrs.-
The Chicago Packing
House Canners Join
(By Associated Press.)
Chicago III. Oot. 29. Packing
house canners walked out today Join-
ing the striking sausage makers. Idlo
men at tho stock yards now 2400.
There nr0 "xUHln otl9r Ranches of
oraniM(1 labor the packing houses
? make dma"d. more than
38'000 employe. a Said to Stand
POOitl t 3Vlff4rrtt Mia etxMiniui
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J Independence Kas. Oct. 29. Henry
Harshbarger a young woll to do
farmer living slx-mlles southwest of
this city committed suicide by hauc.
Ing himself in his barn yesterday. His
lifeless body wfes found this morning.
tiarennarger ownou an olghty acre
farm which he recently sold on a con-
tract for $8000. Just aftor he had put
up-hle deed In a local bank a big oil
.well was struck on a farm close oy
and It is thought that remorse over
havlug disposed of his land caused
him to end his life.
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' 8t- Louis Mo. Oct. 20 The Re-
public today says that James L. Blair
twice attempted inletlie following the
complete eonfetnion to his wife to the
trth the charge made against him
Cfl fl " 1
Of Politics Gorman
So Brands Roosevelt
Baltimore Md. Oct. . Senator
(rorman In -a speech delivered recent-
ly at Highland brande.i President
Roosevelt aa the "csar" and "emperor"
ot politics and bitterly denounced iilu
for meddling with affairs in Maryland.
The speech has attracted great In-
terest and some of Senator Gorman's
utterant are regarded as very sen-
national and unusual. 4
Among other things Gormanfottnl:
"Unfortunately the presidei .pf tne
United States has forced Uits race
issue to the front. Tho Anglo-Saxons
made the laws. They conquered tho
Indians. No other race but the whlto
race shall ever have possession of this
country. That sensible man ot the
colored race Booker T. Washington
has given his people some good nd-
vice. He Ires told them that politics
"I speak of the president of the
United States with the greatest res-
pect as all should. I criticise his pub-
lic acts because his acts and his
speech go from ouc end of the coun-
try to the other and determine for-
eign affairs. The white men ot the
south who ttro roputahle men of that
section the thoughtful mou of tho
noi th know that no greator crlnio was
evor perpetrated on this country than
thoonranchlsoment ot tho nogrO.
"Tho supremo court of tho United
States ccmnosod nlmoSt exclusively
6f' Republicans recognloa thiil tho
safety of tho11 homo tho prosperity of
tho south domandedthat tho organic
laws of southern statoa must bo
Changed that the negroes huj&jjjojt bo
gifted with authority which he did
not know how to uso.
"With the impetuosity hardly worthy
of a youth In a small community tho
president of the United States sud-
denly one morning brought to tho
front this race question which tho
people wero settling quietly and or-
derly by Inviting Bookor Washington
to (ifne with him in tho whlto house.
"This act was Interproted .by the
whole colored race as moaning not
only political but social equality of
the two races. It now confronts us to
deal with this question. Tho presi-
dent of tho United States Invitod tho
Republican candidate for governor of
Maryland to dine with him and to oc-
cupy the same sett which was prob-
ably occupied by Bookor Washington.
I tell you that no liberty' riofnfety
remains whon you. have a dictator or
a czar or an emperor in Washington
who can send for Marylandera and tell
them what he wurfte done - Ha tells
them to hnrmonlse thalr dlfferoncoa
and to bring tho negroe to the polls
to sustain him In his effort to estab-
lish social equality of tho two rac.es."
8AY8 BAXTER 18 RIGHT.
Regarding tho report to the affect
that the people ot-Hobart Intend to
mandamus Auditor- Baxter to compel
him to register the Hobart bonds. As
sistant Auditor McCabe said today:
"Mr. Baxter is not here but I am
not overstepping Instructions in say-
ing that Mr. Baxter is within hts right
In refusing to register tin Hobart city
bonds. H1b duties are mareiy min-
isterial in thin matter. He does not
pees on the legality but upoiAh reg-
ularity ot bonds. The dating of these
bonds to irregular and they do net
comply with the court's order."
. . Putterson Bros.' opening today was
largely attended' byChu ladles. It
U'ns Vfirv uwnll ThA 'munfr -wntt at.
. leounty at the oxptmse of the county
ceptlonally good and . evsryopdy iaO ftat R g0JJ0ral quarftntJ0 ud
eluding Nate wan happy.
Foot Ball Today. " '''"'
The Guthrie-Kingfisher elevens are
putting up a good game ot tool ball
this afternoon. 'r " '
Seats are now on sale for "Mikado"
Wch will be af th'o BrookivaVurday
night -Barralnr riceo SSe lie f0c
tBy Associated Press.
St. Petersburg Oct 29-OITIrlal
dispatch from Mukden Manehuna.
"A I'lOtarhmenl of Russian troops en-
tered the town yesterday and re-oocu
pied the guard houses This ad Ion
was In consequence of the weakness
displayed by the Chinese authorities
who do not fulfill their promises and.
owing to the general ferment prevail-
Rioters Use Dynamite
ujy Associated 1'ress.)
Bilbao 8paln Oct. 20. Garrison of
Bllbno has been reinforced but the
troops still have difficulty In coping
with the rioting strikers who con-
stantly erect new barricades as the
old ones are torn down by the soldiers.
The city presents a sorry spectacle
owing to lite widespread destruction
Surrounds Death ofi'TheBallGoesRolltng
Nows was rocoivod in tho "city today
of jho finding of tho dond body of Mrs
Jj.-W. Puthuff; roeidlng noar Noblo.
Doctors upon oxnminlng tho body
founiLihat tho (loath was duo to pois-
oning. Sotno oxcitomont provalls re-
garding the matter and theories of
l murder nnd suicide aro alvancod. Tho
.husband was arrested today pending
MRS. CLARK DEAD.
Came Here Recently From Lawrence
Mrs. Josephine B. Clark of Law
rence Kas. died Wednesday morning
nt 11 o'clock at the home of hur
daughter Mrs. O. I Brooks.
Mrs. Clark had been troubled since
May wltli asthma of the heart ' and
came to Guthrie the Inst of July hop-
ing that tho change would Improve
her henlth. I
She leaves a husband three sons
and three daughters. The funeral ser
vices hnve been postponed until 2:30
o'clock Friday to await tho ai rival of
a son. The Rev. Howes will conduct
the funoral services on Bast Porkins
FIRE DOES BIG DAMAGE
(By Associated Pross.)
Paducah Ky. Oct. 29. A Ore that
started about midnight In the whole-
sale district and which for a time
thrcatene I that part ot town caused
damage estimated at over a quarter
ot a million dollars. The ii-tnice -vere
not gotten under control until to lay
Leaving His Lieutenant Gillette
Hold the Bag.
Joe Johnson tin federal gas man.
has It is believed quit the city for
good. He left his man Gillette In a
oaa way. i
No Quarantine Against Woorfs County.
Secretary Tlios. Morris of the live
stock sanitary board received a re-
port yesterday from O M. Byce who
wa appointed deputy inspector by
the county commissioners of Woods
not be made against the county. Good
progress In Btaraplng'ou't the infection
has been more successful than that of
a general quarantine and more agree-
able to (he cltUens of the county
DptlfyinBpcptor Byce Eas visited
twenty odd ranches and inspected
(wenty-slx bunches of cattle. Addi-
tional pastures have been found to be
Infected and wtfe crparmatlned - akd
the catte ordXred'cWa4;un.
Th rumors emiuiatitiK fn.m Japan
ese mitt oca relaihe n tho in. n.in rf
HusslRti foi n on Vain ilv.r ir-a
are declared to bo exaggerated It Is
explained that only rampart hao
in en iinllt foi (hi protection or the
Russian nettiernents against ih
C'hunelitiH Tho reports of the entry
of JapaneHe ii-nops Into Coroa ate nlu
unconfirmed and anti-Russian demon
strations In Japan are now tuted to
be less frequent.
Wrought by Mob
wrought by the n!6u. The rioters
used dynnmlto In sovoral Instances
to blow In the dootu of the Jesuits-
houses and to destroy tho railroad
tracks with the objoct of preventing
trains from entering Bilbao. Famine
prices are already being change t for
provisions Hundreds of terror btrick
en persons have fled from th' dry
On "Says Secretary
(By Associated Pross )
Washington. C. Oct. 29. Ssecro-taryHitchco'ck-
today received a tele-
gram from Portland Oregon nnnounc-
liyo. Indlotmaji ot throe moro per-
sons In connection with public land
fraudB In thai" state. When asked it
ho had anything to say Secretary
"Nothing oxcept that the ball goes
rolling on. Thore have beon seven In-
dictments within a woek and thero
will still be mnny moro. Our success
up to the present tlmo indicates pretty
clearly I think that our Investigations
have boon quite thoroughly conduct-
Chatanooga Tenn. Oct. 29 Tho
progress In southern Industrial devel-
opment for the week Just closed as
rcporti (I by the Tradesman. Includes
the following new organizations as
among the most lmportair :
Lookeba ?1 50000 oil nnd gas com-
paiv Lawton $1000000 mining and mill
Ing company; $1000'000 mining and
milling company; two $1000000 mln
Ing companies: $1000000 mining
Hobart $600000 construction com-
pany. Independence $60000 telephone
Potaau $80000 oil and gas company
Mulhall Hnterprlse The friends and
acquaintances of Dr and Mrs Furrow
will hear with sorrow of Mrs Furrow's
death. She was held In the highest
esteom here where for a share of
the time since their marriage fjj.y
made their home Kind wor and
I lirlirht amlln were ttrn enln nf h. r
I RmlaWe UUno8ltlon AhoUMll f
R year her depwt1ire ma b.. a
' for )er duath H (
moi.oied. Dr Jurrow will Iiav 1
sympathy of friends here in bU aff
This week will witness tbo pr"'
cal completion of the grade of h
St. Louis. El Reno & Western rail
road from the south line of El R' no
to Guthrie. Traok laying is progrcsa
Ing rapidly near Guthrie and cars
will be running into El Reno over
thaj Jlne by December 15th El Rena
Mr. and Mrs. 3. W. McNoal pleasant-
ly entertained friends last night In
honor of fflTKb wrSdlflg aoaJ
Dr. L. J. Alien federal lire stock
(Inspector was la the city lfct 6f fttfift.
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