The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 25, No. 20, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 16, 1905 Page: 1 of 8
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FflE Guthrie D ably Leader
THE ONLY EVENING ASSOCIATED PRESS PAPER IN 'OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.
FINAL VOTE ON FELLOW
Logan Prepared to Talk
When Opposition Weakened
Jutd Consented to Post-
ponement of Further
When tile house convened this af-
lernooii Mjr. Pruty. whf In the morn- Hartnett. Frank Cog-well. Wm War-
ing session refused o give his con- 'I0". Tem Young and J. C. AusMn
sent U a ntsupniientent of the vote on "vags" ten davn.
the NofTstfiger fellor seivant bill
withdrew his objection and the bill
was na a special order for .lost
It takes fourteen votes to pass tho
Noffidngcr fellow servant bill In the
bouse. Throe ot theso are absent
Ingralro. of GarGoId couutj ivho Is on
the sink list- DaIols. of Dewey and
Hogg of Pay who v with the com-
mittee tJ lr't Mm Port Stmnlv. mill-
tary reservation and will not he hack!
before Jlm.day or Tuostlny.
When Mr. Noffsinwr yesterday after-
noon was Interrupted In IiIh speech on
the feUow servant 1U by the .an-
nouncement r.f the death ot Ooorge
W. Vlckew there wore enough votos
In the home to pass the bill. Today
when ho would finish his speech tlwre
were three of his supposed supporter
nbenl fcr the reason st.it fei above.
Speaker tanrn Immediately aher
the oponlug exerc'scB wore cencfudod.
called up the unfinished business and
called npen Mr. Notfslnger to finish
the speech commenced yesterday.
Mr Nr ffslr gor scnt-lit a- postponement
but his motion was declared out of
or Jsr by the speaker f r the reason
that ihe motion had be?n put "that
the bill do pass" Mr. Maxwell
quickly came to the reacus of Noft-l
singer wltb a motion to reconsider tbo
vote ef yen: Tday by which the house
jmsed to the th:r 1 reading and fraal
passage of Wis. He was then ruled out
of order bj the spdaker who tnld the'
nnlv mntlnri flint rwif.1 1m. poitnvnlfttit i
would be one to lay the bill' on theflt honie- tof commit
labia Out the Nolfsinger fellows' 9VH t0 CQr?J r ron.
continued and woro persistent and
(InuMv t.n fnnnlrnr utnrn.l til mnttfif
could be postponed only by unani-1
. .i ... ... the vlBito's wesre left to ahift fori
couity who obiooted.
M'r NofMnscr then renewed his
Iiuorruptol speech of yofcterday and:'
. '. . . .i . .. 1 r
was followed by Mr. Uryun and Nr.
Lvfawui The sneakers were applauded
its they took their Beats ami all wero
given tho closest attention.
Yesterday Afternoon Session
Shortly after two o'clock both
houses of the Oklahoma legislature
adJournt upon tho announcement of
the death nt George W. lckerx. ot
Alva twteo a member of r he OlUahoni.i
lej iUa lure as clerk of die commltteo
ra enlucitlon ot the house being
-named by A. J. Hoss chairman of the
The house had been in tession but
abeut ten minute when adjournment
was taken. 1311s on their reading and
Hmtl paafiftge came up. and Mr. Xotf-
singer took the floor to address the
lioi!B3 In reference to his fellow sor-
vnnt htn. which wns on final nassaae.l
ho houso and lobbies were oniwi'ed
wlth paronB ehgor uj hear the ad-
drt. as 1 had leaked out that the
iiQOmantaux tlmo liad arrived for tho
iiticl battle between Noffslnger and his1
JUrtiso HUpparteis and the railroad in-J
t&r0t?. which lave sought 10 lire-
yftnt hlf fallow servant bill becoming
a iitw. Sloffslncor has been on th-i '
init liaf'fnr aevn-nt rinva hut he was '
qlpiiuent and argumentative in his ad-'
tltes th largo orowd listening ln-(
iintty U) evory word. H had the
qryWd with hlnv and was delivering
aledge-hammer blows for his bill when
the speaker 'annourtead the death ot
Mr. Ylckers. M-. NoCslnger at oucj
moveu an nuiournmeat out or re
spect to th Wot county atatesinnh
THIEVING GAGN CORRALED.
Caught With Lot of Loot From Abell's
Clmrl ro'dm who was arrested
kwt nl fti ift the net it purloining' a
quantity of clothing from AlufllV
olothlng store was arraigned in police
court thla morning and turned over
to rite ciuay officials. It apears froui
what tin- police can 'earn that Golden
and his gang arried In the city day
before yiionlay and have been beg-
ging on tne street. Two of thtsm were
arrested vestordivy for vagrancy and
sa soon ns the police learned ot the
attempted -ob' ry they got bi.y and
.is a result ten vaps and drunks ap-
peared !n police court I his morning.
Whi'e the majority of them were
plain vagt and Ortmks one. of lhm
and another win Avas -arretted lator.
art suspected kz lielng accomplices of
The general line-up was assessed as
Tuemns Kelly. Win. Carlston. Wni.
W M. Roonoy. flaed ten dollar for
Boggc. tin dollars for drunk
and disorderly canduo
According to Business Men's
Complaints loud and long are being!
Hrtrd an th- oily over the noomlngf
negligence of the connnercIuJ cliib
commltteo lisvln? In chargo the on-
f tcrtalnrr.ont of iln visiting cattlemen.
A business man said this momlqg
"I .'o not wondef at the hurried elt
of the cattlemen. Thev finished their
biulnen 'n a hurry.votcd for Oklahoma
I City and pulled out Somelwdy is cer
tain!) at fault. I remember well the
flRht Guthrie experienced to get this
convention. After getting it we rhould
have held up our end. Of course the
horrid weather militated against a
poo' "lu'e to a certain extent but
thire seemed to have been no organ
ized effort to make the visitors feel
Ll'JH. WUQltt VU II'.IS 1'UIIllIlll.lUf I
did not see the president among the
vaUr No one met the cattlemen at
Uiemselvos. Where wero all our city
offlcia.1s the .ictlng tr.ivyor and others?
T mwlnmi tn i t k Of T itiila 1 ntaMnt 4M
""-""" "" -" "-"" "i.w
nnieil hnme lint uvular tlia enllnr.
iSvon th? brll was called oft and there
were no c.ty decorations observable.
I bate to coinplalu. but I feel n mlstal.e
was mad-. n the lianJliug of this Im-
portant convention of cattlemen "
OKI-A. POUl.Tny ASSOCIATIONS.
' Form a
Merger and Will
The Oklahoma State Ton try aso-
cla'lon 'incorporated and the assn-
eiarion by the same name limited)
l.ae combined and will hereafter be
known ai jne o-ranlsation. At
o-ranisouon. At tnet
i next meeting it is expected that n
I much better showing can re made
iti.n n. .I.a tn.l rimi nn.l 11. Q UU1 .
uinii n. iuo ia ..i.c auu uu; "uv
birds will bo exhiblte.i The net
ivoA'tiiD afll" tx Itnlil In riuintAtiAs
'""" '" " v " . .....
Th mxn- of the new oaaociatlop
are a tjllows:
President. 13. IJ.acht of Oklahoma
Vice Presidents Scott Jortos of
Ch'.ckasha I W. bcherlck of Bald.
eeerqtamy 1- H. laverty. QjUithrle.
Aswwtnnt serrettry V . IK MtivrWnt
ut Oklahoma City.
Treasurer. 2. I.
Vlckcra. of OJ5a.
I SunelH11ten1I0.1t. lieo. IT Yhomnii. nfl
hare will le a goal govwiunenU
meeting tr the city council chamber
GUTHRIE. OKLAHOMA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 10. 1905
President Directs Commissioner of Corporations to -Begin
an Investigation of the Oil Situation in Kan-
sas and Possibly Oilier Fields Hitchcock
(By Associated Press.)
Washington Fob. ICPesMeat P'fo'erly the situation In the Kan-
rtootavdt hat directed Mr. darneld.' " flela- um '" expressed to the
commistoncr of anrpqrutions of tlwi PreWeat h brt' t't te Inquiry
department of omtiir and Whr.
to team lrcmwrfaHily th all Invwtigi-
tion requite! Tjy the I1014M yesterOny.
The invostljntlon by directum af iic
President wtU bo rlbil and ootujpre-
hrartve. lVe Irltnt dlrecWvi Mt
letter to Cmrflold gi1nvillreo'1t)l nul
presenting hi omiltto fit rlevgt
The ecooe of Uie lnrtstlgatton. and
the time . vr'H occupy cannot bo
indicated mr. Uepreentatlve Cnrap-
ebll. of Kwisus. author ot the lunyie
resolution had a conference with the
Prjsl'eu; tpday. Campbe'l's idea 1m
The agriculturist met this forenotm
for their las day's session. J. f..
Xlssloy. of Topeka rad n pnpe. on
"Croamorlfs Tholr Uo :tl Abso."
It wns v:y ItUoreaUiiR and brought
out innuy now facts on a subject
wlrch ha" not until recent yearn
been given p-uch attention by tfca
trometlinto'y aftr. Mr. NisMeVs
paper members of the terr'torlal
board of ngriculture weie elected Tho
two long term members were put in
nrminatlpn ami oted on PrHt 10 sue-
eeed .1. O Thomns ef Tonkawa And
Uwers hite of Pnt'a. atomic rount
whose term of thee vcars had x
plrerl. The followini; nondnatlm-
were l.iado T3wci. Whin of Pctta-
watomlc cojnty. tieore;e L. B't-hop nt
Wa'hltn count ; D. L Mkcns of
Grant comity.; V. C Uordo of Kay
coutnv; J. W. 1 reston. of Kingfisher j
conntv and n. L. I'ullert'in f Trcr
On the first llnlla th vote stood
White 21. UisiJrp ? All'ei.s 7 Danlo
8 Tie.vDr 6 Fnllertim o.
TIiIk e.ectcd omy one candidate. anl
It was not until ho flf:h ballot that
tbo oHie loni; term member wai
elected Mr. Alkons. The decisive vote
was Athens W Preston ie.
Nomlnatlcns for the abort term ot
Ono year were sniide the following
na.Bos bel.ig placed Iwfore the con-
vention: AV. & Kuerten J. W. Pre
ton ond J W. lyiakell ot 'Anndnr'.u.
Mr. 1'rca on wLndreW leavlnot tl'.-
congest uetween Hasltcll and Fuller-
ten. The bal'ot resulted in the elec-
tion of Fi'lkrton bv a vote of 13 to 1.
VESTERDAY AFTERNOON SESSION
This afternodn the first thins 0:1 tlv
prcuram whs an nddress on "The
Ameilcan Society of Kquity by Ft. W.j
Widswo'th of Custer ejuny deputv
organizer of the society In that eoun (
ty. He went Into detail on the bjects
of the 'nraalztlon. stating thui iln-
ngreturUt mm earn at onte thul
.. ... . . ..
I 111 U1UUII lllL" ;C T I'lllLll. iUJ ttm.1'
us of ols rrguroen' was that -farnierH
Tnnar utilt. tfr tliA linl'firiwA tlf OAnfrOl -
Ing the markets. Tho farmer pro
duces and be shou'd have some say
in rciijri tr. ih urieo for which he
sells hi j products he declares. He
endeavored to show to the meeting
that the "TntotJate Farmer" bj A. L '
Bvere.t of InlSanopHs Ind.. snouii
be read by the farmers but wne called
down by P. . Bathlll. of Canafllan
county. Mr. natblll took tne floor attd
itent.i'ncotl Mi Hvenrtt as a grafter
and -declared emphuttea'ly that the
"Uptodate Farmer" wns lehis publish-
ed meroly to advertise Mr. Kverett's
Thia wns bPiiiaht up by Mr- Wads-
wa'th who said tlit the tTptoiute Far-J
mer was the representative of tlu
"poor farmer" who were being crush-J
ed the tnuts rresttniablj. Sir. Bath
(that 'he .nveatlgatlon should concern
sneiua ex'end to the operations of
the Standard Oil oomiiany in the IRu.
Secret- Hitchcock today gave out
a ittoa)nt arilguing us a "gbjanttc
monopoly" the present lease by the
Indian errltory liluminjating 01! com-
jwny of the right to prospect for oil
and gas rhortighout th entire areaot
the 02age Indian rci.cn atlon and ex-
plaining tho agree .nent f-r cutting
off morn than ha'f of tho lanls jw -a-tlve
under the lease during the next
Elect Members of Board
III answer it him by saying thai flns
Uptodate Farmer indirectly represent.
e3 oue of the most ' Insidious combi-
nations in existence and one that is
detrimental to the ara.ers a sel
"Jlulld your elevators votir own
mills and g-annriai" was Mr. JJth-
lll's plea. '
B"era .i'te wid .r. - . Preston
made bii"f r i.a.-ks on this matter.
Mr White Tit 1 whether or rtot the
farii.-s of Oklahoma had evei been
buiet'ited to at y great extent by or-
ganlat'o.' tot purposes upt n which
'the AmtrifHii Society rf Bjulty Js
H'ia( 1 Ni'vbery a member of
the Loaid of ngriculture alsj spoko
in oppoi.itiii to tho American So-
en tv of Rnii'tv Ho argued that Okla-
homa fat ! bculd foster home In-
dtisti an' that If the meeting adopt
aav p.it.c- u should look to somo
fnr'ii prpet pn'o'UheU. In the te.ltory.
5e rn- HJshiM) nf Cordcil follow-
ed Mr. Ntwberiy wljlr a brief talk.
He vpnKi. t i)(Jth tne edtieationnl and
busiucHs o ionizations. He said that
invert t in'l bis iwper should not be
comiomnod h tore both sides are
J. v rt'.-blon prefldent of the Kan
sas tioari of agriculture gave a
t-lu.rt Intceitinfj suitress on "How to
Draw Crowds at rarmuiT. Inslitutes."
He said that pienlos and festivities or
-.nri-'iis --crt were tlie proper ivUI-
tirnt to use to bring out the farmers.
Bwers WI1I.0 fll'.wcd lth a Hpicy
dlscuoflon o' the hubjeet anil also tho
success of the PottowatoK.io county
It. R. TcaiiK-t. of i.awtnu ad4lresii-
ed the 'oecting briefly stating that ho
did not blame the farmers for not
taking kindly to all the organizntteiH
that are mipnom 10 be lor their hcn-
dt. He wa.i'd the farmers to ellmln
ate politic? from their organisations
William (iarrison of Pent Creek
delive-eit a goc.l t.jtech of several
minutes in length on institute work.
L II. Irvi'i. of StillwstHt secretary
of the 'United Karniers" made an ex
cedent address on the advantages of
Is greatly intertted in
Mr. Irwin 1
the cotton I
growing business and favors holding
next. Year's prtdbctlun in order to
hoK th( )nc. up ne announcetl that
pbuury ;i the cotton growers of
Oklahoma wilt htld a meeting in Outh
ile fir the purpose ol furthering a
plan U linhl thch cotton prode.
w O. Mitchell chairman on the coin
mil tee of lglslatlpn made a report
of its Investigation. The committee
met Mr. Krl'er author of a ulll in-
troduced In the lower house which
provides a revision of the present
game law. la detail this bill makes
it a mJadowanor to IttM nr trap
nuail or pnlrie chlckei.s within six
years from time of its enactment into
law. It makM it the duty of all sher-
iffs and cotmtal !es to see that bill Is
enforced to the letter.
WELL REPRESENTED IN
First Annual Meeting of Ok-
lahoma Dairymen's As-
sociation. The first annual meeilng of the
Ohlahon a Dairymen's nssoclatlcn
met in tne city hall this nfternoon
and wa called to order by H E.
Jloore of Watonga the president. U
said. In his Introductory remarks
that the Dalrytuen's usaoclathm via
tomuj bin that it lias a brighrfuture
me RTo.vtii at the organiantion IM
asstnml ofnc to the large attendance
at thefirst ttnnusl 'ttoting.
Hon. J. W. rtoblnson president of
Jie Kaunas board of nertctiltute and
a member of the railroad comtr.U-
slo nof that stato. addrwed the asso-
elatlon on the ntsina cf alfalfa.
BEING ARRANGED BY
For Entertainment of Nat-
ional Editors 25000 Vis-
itors are Expected.
Joe af liter cf the famous "tor'
ranch who hw been jn the city for
tli pAstjew days atttMidinB tho cotsJ
ioiucns cunvMit'on. returned linmo
t.idaj-. M?. yjlor speaks assuringly
of the lunctss of the event which is
to be given at his ranch for the en-
tertatiui'cnt of the Natiannl Editorial
ntsoclmlon "J says that no stone will
ie left li'liim. d tc show the visitor
one of tho best times they ever hod
in tneir uus
This- e.itirrainmer.; Is to bo unique
In every resect. There will pr bably
ntnrr bo n )othtr one of tho kind ever
hold In A.nt kn There are to be
I ))rt head of cattle rounded i In front
01 tec granu s and where evervone
can se them. Real 'owhody wh
liave wor'tel at tb ituiness a.'l their
lives will handle them In the regular
ranch style A large herd of LuHaloes
will be collected ami put on exhlhi-
Men. Part of thee buffaloes arc to
be slaughtered aad eiuon by the visi-
ters. Mr Miller says thr- 'mln"1.'
they are setting fnt and will -.o.e duo
fhe ctilo of every Indlrtti tribe In
the two territories will ha praHent
with a baud from his t.-llirt. A big
Indtac dnnoe will ') given and all tips
old-ti.iie customs of the Indians en-
It u ksI'1 that 25 Win pooYlo will at-
tend thU event. It Is to be the bTg-
pet ind greatest affair even known
In tb .vst. Mr. Miller is nuttins
for'h every eaTfjct to make It success-j
ftil mid till ot OkKhoma kncB that
h has the mnnns with which :o do It
'I h. pjitional cdlt'TS will tievj r re
kin liav if. male the trip tc Oklu
hoi.ia for ihe visit to the "lOI" ranc'i
alone Llesl.ies Outhrio and other
o.-.n la the torrltur. will produce
em ti tainnx.it in an uptodate nyie.
Three Lively Egos.
T came across three lively eggs
roeteraay. xnai i& an unusually large
obmber" said the dairyman "Hero
they s.-e. Jvoou at taem. Aren't tney
lively?" When the three egga were
laid down they luoisted upon rolling
over sp as to stani upon their points.
If they wero pushed ovet on tholr
sides they slew straight back to their
points atiain. "There ls? trick about
their actions" sold (he dairyman
"They haven't been tampered with
What makes them stand t.y way Is
the adhesion of their contents to the
shells' lnsldes up near thepolnts.'That
is the same as though they were load-
d with lead. 1 have seea a' good many
lively eggs but I naver fouad three
in one day before." PtUadWphla tteo-
Odd. Dally Leader fb oents a wwk dsllv
erert every day except Sunday.
EXCITED HEATED DIS
CUSSION IN UPPER
FORCIBLE SPEECHES MADE
Measure Permits Cities of
'J ect Members f ru
Council and School
II oard at
l.si'ote.y wftnossed i ubiriu!..
gymaastlc' and crntorlcal nreworks
111 Iwth the 'senate and lmuie. fr th-
tiouse Mr XofTtfnjwr's fel ow ntrvaits
UH held rway with Repiwsnlatle
1-ogan tall-l..R ngalnst time.
In the senate this morning Mr. Nil
lack starud tho b-ill rollinK whoa
countll Bi'l No. 77 wa brought p
This hill provide for rfenernl ac-
tions In cities of the firs clas-. Tlire..
wcekr ago Nlblack's bill wns mnrdere.:
by a sriet party vrte. Today aft.r
two hctiM a orattrv the bl was
favorably recon.mended for possase
m tne pnate cjmmlttw of tho whole
When Council Bill No. 77. 'iblack
itctlon'bl for cities of the firt
olasB wns tnknu up In committee of
Hit whole council this morning th.j
fun ttnmdl6tcly began. Theio is on.:
msftmtre which niwa-h nets like th.
Wftviiiftt of n ro.1 flag m the face ri
il .hMlt uad that la Mlblaok's elect l-m
mensiiN). Somo Very eloquent speeches
W maile nn tiia inn iwh for na
When the counc.l went Into com
tnittoe of the whole ir.i.i.n n-ii..
Ier called upon Mr. N'black to presldo
Short'y afterwards when V. m. No
77. was ratl il.wte was linn edlatelv
trtel. Mr. Mblack asked pci.nUsicn
lo take' e Jiur and wis at
corded thr privilege. Mi. Vo 1
son tsklnp his place. Mr. Vib'a. K
answorcd President Vlnkler attat-:.
on I'M election bi'l and spoke for It
showing where'n thi bill was -i
good thing for all cities of tlo-
flrst eUs-i of Oklahoma. In tint
it protec'M the better class of clil
ens from the vlclovs. He fhcwid
conclusively that the bi'l wai wantei
by all peop'e believing In pood gover 1
tnBt: that it pave lh majority of
tht Wlnle dry the onpo.t unity or
ol'ottog their cwticiliuen and mem-
bers of tho schotU toard and as a
resslt hatter clonnui and stmngtr
Tioti would bo nominated and elected
to thee nrtlosw.
ai- r sictil that ho was
ngsJnst the bill for the reason that
he had two cltleh of the nrt e'ass In
his district. K-iul and Pond Cree.
aud that he had pledged Ihe people
of both town thai h- would vot
agal-'xt ih measu-e. Mr Mblack
showed Mr. Pecker wherein tin
neasure wis purely optional and tha
wh city had the privilege of vuttm;
on the adopm.n of the incisure I y ea!l
ed election or nt the nex city eler
Men. Mr Decker replied that h-
would vot apa. 1st the nieat-uie anv
Iiow berauitj he considered it a
party imami eto herwlse it had a fe
Seua'or Murphy was against th
measure for the reason that he bad
one mch ward at tbe ."th wa'd 1 1
Guthrie and ihe city ot Weatherfor.t
being a Duuorratoir; rlt. It would l
irMiimental -iotieslly to hu city
Senat&f Wnkler spoko very lu.ierly
against the n-ensure lie la thjro
were tilings ni the bill tha looked
all right but wve not all right He
said l was a Democratic measure to
diafranchUe the isjtue
Ihe best and nut ehxpient appeal
for the passage of the bill was made
by ttenator SJharrqek of Woods eoun
ty. lie ryk bitterly of the treatment
some of tf mtoaiiree had rtcei'l
at the hand of the seoatcrs and re
ferred to the fact that though tho
session was m;re than half 00m-
(ContlsuoJ ob page 8 )
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