The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 31, No. 99, Ed. 1, Thursday, September 10, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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MURDOCK-V H I T E EF
FORT BELITTLE STAL-
Campaign Opening Postponed
Wichita Kub. Sept. 10. The formal
opening; of thu Republican campaign
which was scheduled to lane place
here today has lieon postponed until
Soptot.:!;.- 21 owing to thu Inability of
Govcrno- "unuulns of Iowa and Sen-
ator Foraker of Ohio to bo presont.
They were to have opened the cam-
paign with "keynote" speeches.
Democrats are exultant claiming
Senator Foraker and Governor Cum-
mins b;th known to be not overly
frlondly to air. Taft were ordered to
Kansas becauso the stato Republican
platform declared for tho bank deposit
guarantee law after Mr. Taft had spok-
en against It.
Efforts by stalwarts to recall Invita-
tion to Senator Foraker .bavo so far
been unavailing. It Is believed Sena-
tor Forakor will announce Mb Approval
of Hio guarantee act thus pinning fllr.
Tait and liU Eastern advisors in a
ridiculous position. Senator Foraker
I a very close friend to ex-Statu
Treasurer Lou Small of llllnoiB who
at oho time felt Illinois Republicans
should lud rno tho banking luw or Ok-
lahoiuo. He became mBuagor for ex-
Governor Vnis In tho primary ajjaiHKt
Governor UQifflih. tmu Inert) Is Itttlo
doubt that aldiffa entlsod hint to leave
out his plan of liidorttoiucni of tin
tu'iihUTP Small Is u banker and inr
hups tho best known down-state Repub-
lican in Illln- lii. ilo rehires at Kan-
kakee (ii thu Cannon District He wni
olocii.j u iiia old place on the stale
central i-ommittuu In spite or the
Driii'tiu success-itnd that Senator Foi-
nki'r mav bo In communication with
li 1 111 and ready to voire the position Q(
tin' Illinois Imnkor-p'.llilelau U by no
Wichita Republicans of course fol-
low the varying fortunes of Congress-
man Vlclor Murdoch whose known war-
fare with Speaker Cannon mukos him
a national figure; added to his Joint
ifiT U. S. C1HGUIT BBURT
bf mm blues
(By Associated proas.)
Philadelphia Sept. 10. Tho com-
modities clausd of Hepburn vullro.ul
act of Junq 29. 1000. was today declared
unconstitutional by thu United Stalct
circuit court tor Eastern district of
J'niiusylvanlar. -Tho clauso provides 1
hbnll le- unlsufl)! for any railroad
company tq transport from one state
to another or lo any foreign country
any .article or commodity manufac-
tured mined or produced by it umhT
its authority dlrocly or Indirectly ex-
cept itucli as may bo necessary for I's
use In conduct of its business as
common cwrier. The cUuso oxenmta
tijnbqr and its manufactured prpducis
and la aimed Dartlcularly at rallrocds
unlng coal wines. Tho caoe was ar
sued before JpOge Ueorge Oray. Geo
M Dallas ana Jepb paffiustoc.
battle with While for tlio defeat of
Sunalor l.ong for nomination.
Tlii. Kaunas Uopubllcans having for-
feited all olalm on Taffs managers and
uro filling thu otnto datctj with Cum-
mins. Furnkor mid Iji Follotle the
three most bitter opponents to the
present Republican organization.
Then as Vice President Falrbauks
lias been filling a fow Chautauqua dates
In the Stiufower stnte the appcaranio
or an organised fight for power with-
out tho -aid of tho present Republican
organization la so plUn tho administra-
tion forcos aro nlarmcd over tho effort
fooling that insurgent success would
Completely stagger all who aro trying
to cohvluco Taft and his advisers know
Tho stalwarts have billed Speaker
Cannon at Topuka add tho Wichita
Eagle owned by the Murdocks laconic-
ally observed when commenting that
It hoped tho speaker would not cost
"Kansas Republicans more than 3000
vo'cf for each spcoch made In the
The fall reunion of the Scottish itilu
will bo held at tho temple October G.
7 nhd S. A class of fifty-three will be
tftkon through. . Monday night pre-
ceding the reunion Albort Pike lodge
will exemplify tho third degree.
Among Rite applicants ure:
George Brown Klttenhouse Chand-
ler; Wlloy Webster Welch Oklahoma
City; 13. Wade Hllnos Guymon; Moses
Leon Wolff Oklahoma City; Homme't
Herman Fielder Hollls; William
Thomas Cunningham Hollls; William
Orln Allison Hollls; John I. Garner.
Tbomas; Raymond Tremaln Calkins
Guthrie; Ben Hart Ash Guthrie:
Solomon Althauson El Rono; James
E. Parkor Stroud; Bohmull Makov-
sky. Woodward; Albert Goorge Kin-
soy Woodward; Frank Stone Ana-
darko; Shadrach W. Murphy Ed-
monds Herbert Mathowsou Mangutn;
Roy Guy Steele Hobart; James H.
Asher. Pond Crook; Molvln Gray Mt.
View; Oscar Fred SwaiiBou Euld.
Tho Ropubllcaus of the First con-
gressional "district are In session tills
i.flernoon In the convention halt of the
Iono hotel. Little enthusiasm pre-
vails. Tho colorod delegates did not
attend. McGulrc knows why. Hut a
baro majority of the twenty-six dels-
gates wrj represented. Tho federal
office lioldors and ox-offlco holders
wero much In evidence. Tho .meeting
was callod to ordor ' promptly at "
o'clock. Rev. Diuiliam. of Noble coun-
ty opened with prayer. Colonel T S.
Soward dolivered the wolcMu'ng au
dross which was responded to by
Robert lwery of Stlllwator. Mr.
ljjwery was selected ns temporary
chairman and. Judgo Glenn or Mod-
ford secretary. The temporary or-
ganization was mado pormanont. Sit-
ting ore the platform In the chairs or
the uilges oi tho supreme court vcr
Congressman McGtilr.- Rev. Dunham
Dick Honsen and Colonel T S. Sownul
os honored guests trying to look dig-
Thd usual committees were -appointed
after a fight In the credential com-
mittee in regard to seating alternates.
Resolutions wen? drafted by Frank
Greer condemning every Democratic
administrative policy particularly the
dispensary system the primary datv.
Thqy endorsed McGwire's nomination
for congress Taft and Sherman for
president and vice president respec-
tively. The resolutions were silent on
the depositor's guarantee law.
Vernon Whiting of Enid was select-
ed to manage the campaign committee
in the First district and headquarters
will bo opened hero at once. It Is un-
derstood that the wommltteo will nanje
o local man for secretary. McGuire
made a rambling address on patriotism
and told of what he had done in con-
gress claiming all the credit for every
Oklahoma measure while tho resolu-
tion committee was pretending to be
(liy Asboclatod 1'ros.s.)
Olnoy. 111. Sept. 10. Giving u de
tailed statemont of tho nmuttut of
property owned bj him all of which
he placed ai less man lou.uvu urjan.
in a stout Hiioeoh bore today declared
as absolutely false- the accusation of
Speaker Cannon made yottor1ay at
Springfield III. that he was wor
$1000000 and called tton Speaker
Cannon to be ns trank in matting
Unawu (o tho world tho amount of hU
own earthly possessions.
fAuui ilectrlccl Supply (Oviusa.
K Blnn of Chicago wuiMn tho city
yesterday looking for a location for tn
lsctrlcrt supply house. Harry Owty
is alfcCvJn roeeipt of letters Iron aoU
em parties who wish to put In t oupply
Taft It would he a scandal It I accepted anything direct frqm a coriuntjuu
for thii campaign buff gttmis tlila is O. K. . ; ; '
Indianapolis Ind. Sopt. 10. The Na-
tional association of postmasters be
gan its convention hero today with
delegates present from every stnte in
tho Union. Tho sessions will Inst
three days. Tho Oklahoma delegation
headed by PostmaBtur Whito of Law-
ton arrived hero last nig'Jt and im-
mediately began work among th-j dele-
gatoa from other soctlonswlth a viow
of lauding nOxt year's convoution for
At noon tho Oklahoma delegates had
made dents in the rows of -opposition
to thq AVlcliltr.B foothill city. Grout
lulerost Is shown ovdr nw rules.
8APULPA ELECTRIC LINE SOLD.
Spooltil to Dully Iwador.
Sapiilliu Okla.. Sept. 10 Dr. Clark
or tho Clark tank car lino Tor oil trans-
portation and heavily interested
stockholder in the Laurell Oil com-
pany lias purchased the Sapulpa city
street rnllway syHiom and will make
It ono of the best lines In tho entire
Southwest. Mr. Clark has already or-
dered steel etc. for the extension ami
Improvement of the line. Already a
forco of men are at work on tho sys-
tem repairing and getting ready for
oxtonslous. The lino will be oxlend-
ed It la said to the Glenn Pool oil
field giving Sapijlpa oil men ready
access at any. time of the day to their
leases In the field.
Special to Dally Leader.
Hot Springs Ark. Sept. 10 Okla-
homa wins again. ' F. B. Llllle of
Guthrie wb elected toda president
of the National Association of Boards
of Pharmacy. Twenty-five states werp
represented and thirty-one delegates
Haskell and Party to Stroud.
Governor Haskell accompanied by
Mrs. Lillian E. Haskell left on the Ft.
Smith and Western train at S.60 this
morning for Stroud where the gover-
nor was to meet Flynn today In Joint
debate. Among those in the party
were Adjutant General and Mrs. F. M.
Canton. J. M- 8andlln Prosidont J. P.
Connors of the state board of agri-
culture; Mark -Goodwin F. 8. Barde
Editor Smith of Chandler; Seth Cor-
don J. 1. Thompson. Ham Bee. W. O.
Flummlng H. Q. Baker and J. J.
BootUtKgera' Union No. 0 will meet
at Soonnd and Harrison -promptly at 8
Luwion. Okla 8opi to The coun-
ties cut In part or as a whole from
Comanche will endeavor to maintain
a ciaint ior a pan ui uu j"vw
ton lot fcale money now to tho credit
or Cotnancho county In Washington.
Roprvtiontatvcs of tho county com-
missioners of Stephens and Jefferson
coUiitUs met with the conunlsstcoers
oi! thltS county anc? gave ucilce tlwy
JwjjUJjht for their stare of the tupney.
Chicago. Sept. 10. Col. W. B. Haldo-
n'lan of Loulsvlllo Ky.. ono of tho
ownors of tho Courier-Journal and
Times was In tho city today. When
asked what ho thougnt of tlio outlook
''I havo no knowledge oUcondltlons
In tho East as I havo boon In tho West
for two months past. I havo no doubt
tho stato of Colorado despite corpor-
ato interests that aro said to govuru
that state will cast Its ojectoral voto
for Mr. Bryan next Novohiber. I also
bollovo that Nebraska will be foutij)
in tho Demoarallo oolnjnfi. I flnU. tllut
whorovcr 1 huve-boeli throughout the
Wok a vast number oC RopitblieniiH
who will vute the Democratic ticket
and I havo failed to find a single man
who waB a Democrat by conviction
who will not vote for Mr Brynn. Tho
Democrats who wero numbered us
gold Democrats In 1806 and were Dem-
ocrats from eouvietiun will vote fo
Mr Brjan in 1008 mid thos who be-
longed to corporations or were sub-
ject to corporate Interests and became
Republicans because they recognized
that they had to look lo corporate
Interests wilt vote the RuplibJIcin
ticket because they havo been Repub-
licans ever since KS0G and wero a'
heart Republicans before 1800.
ING EHGTHEIT 0F-0K-
(Tho supremo court handed down tan
(miliums today Chict JuWlUe Wllllutus
and ywtuh associate justice rendortug
to t-noh. Justice Turner raverses the
duclon of the lower court In the ue
qPI F hlnAmy v T. Carral an ap-
peal from the Southern district of the
Indian Territory. Tb suit involve
a malicious1 prowcutiuii the defend-
ant in iiorror. plalntift' bOJow. --was
causod to.buiarreaiad by shuicotupldlut
mailo ))yplaluil in error and by-him
prosecuted fur stealing cattle"
The magistrate bwfore which ill? evi-
dence was presented dlsmlascif tho
caso but later the grand Jurf in-
(lifted the (ietendaii' aguin 0' tnu
charge bolus dlsmU"d by tn examin-
ing magistrate was w'nla fanla evi-
dence be had boi' discharged for
cuo which contention tho supreme
court affirmed but leversed the low-
e.r court holding tha' the subsequent
Sndlctmont of the defendant before a
CoHHO fi(I of S--!1
OILTRUST ANSWERS GOV-
ERNMENT'S EFFORT TO
SAY APPELLATE COURT
Attack Entire Governmental
Theory Briefed to U. S. Court
(By Associated Press.)
Chicago Sopt. It). Counsel for the
Standard Oil company or Indiana ;a
its answer filed today id" reply to the
petition of the government attorneys
for a re-hearing of tho appeal from
Judgo Landls' judgment fining tho
Standard Oil company $29210000 for
violation of antl-rebnto laws uphold
the decision of Judges Grosscup Bakor
and Seaman of tho United States cir-
cuit court or appeals rcvorsing Judg-
ment and lifting burden or onormoua
flno as good law amply Justified by
reconl in tho case. In tho potltton for
a ro-hoaring tho reviewing Judgos uro
bponly charged with assuming that
Judgo Landls atttnnptod to try and
punish tho Standard Oil Co. of New
Jorsoy in original proceedings which
woro only against tho Standard Oil
company of Indiana. On this point
the answer doclnros It to bo a matter
of no consoquenco whether trial court
rolorrod to Now Jorsoy cpmpmiy or
Indiana company a not being a "vlr-
I Miller Voluminous in Renly.
The document filed in reply o tho
government attornoys Is of course di-
rected to the appellate court of tho
8eventh circuit northern Illinois d!-
trlot. The opening statement says;
"We may fairly Insist that cottlisol
so eminent indulging in crlUolsms of
the opinion of the court so starching
ami so liberal as niuka up the grounds
of their petition for a rehsarlng bo
themselves held to a somewhat scrup-
ulous accuracy in their treatment both
or the court's rulings and the record
upon which those rulings were made
and as we)l the rulings of tho supreme
court which they Invoko and assume
to define. We may also require that
such criticisms be directed and con-
fined to substantial if not controlling
grounds for rehearing and not halt or
haggle over points which If well tak-
en would not affect the correatnuss
of tho conclusion reached by the court
or constitute grounds for rehearing
because It is well settled that if thoro
were In the opinion any inaccuracy nC
statement which does not affect (ho
grounds upon w.htaljL the cpurt j-eaahiHl
Its conclusion. It woti'd not atfori
grounds for ft rehearing."
i.' . ..
ENID MAN SHOT.
Special to Dally Leader.
Enid. Okla. Sept. 10. Uuok McCar-
thys restaurant was the soejis of a
HJiooiIng affray which' took place at
JO o'clock last night Mike McQuIra
is i lie one uharged with the sheotlug
and 11. c. Courtney was shot tha bul-
let just glancing his head Inflicting
more fright than physical Injury
BIG PRICE FOR COTTON BALE.
Special to Dally Leader.
Uwton; Okla.. Sept. 10. P P. Ben-
nett brought the first bale of cotton to
the local market and. with the prem
ium added it lacked but twenty-five
cents of bringing $100.
LAWTON BLUE LAWS
NOW IN FOROE.
Special to Daily leader.
Ijiwton. Okla.. Sopt. 10. The mayor
and council have notified all auitine
meat managers that thu "blue laws"
will be enforced which if done will
stop all Sunday theatres.
Acili.g Seerei.nv of Statu Ivo Myer
has InHU'-it a i-oinmlsMlon to Hon.
lleur M Fuiinan of Ada as a mem-
ber of the aisle crhnlliu! court of ap-
peals The tnu other members of the court
have not been select wl and applluauta
Judge Baker. Muskogee and J. J.
Carney. Kl Rono. aro tho roost fre-
auentlj mentioned for tho place al-
though others aro atrona applicants.
Albuquerque N. SI . Sept. 10. The
board of control fast is completing
preparations for tho rlxtoanih iialonil
Irrigation congross and International
exposition Soptombor 29-Octobcr 10
nnd all will bo ready for tho appoint-
ed day. Tho congross will open prompt-
ly at thirty minutes after nine o'clock
Tuosday September 30 and IHc daily
sessions will bo from that hour In th
morning until 11 o'clock In thu even-
Ing with a midday recess of an houV
or bo for luncheon and two houni lit
tho evonlng for dinner.
Speoial to Dally LoRlor.
Snpulpa Okla. SopL 10. The big
Richardson oil refinery said to bo tho
most complete In tho entire Wost. be-
gan to take oil from tho fiold this
week. The refinery hnn a good capac-
ity and the machinery lit It Is tho mOJt
modern nnd complete.
(By Associated Press.)
Oystor Bay. N. Y.. Sont. 10. Tho
Presidents visitors today included At-
torney General Bonaparto Paul Mor
ton president of the Eaultabls Life
Assurance Society; Modlll McCormiok
tuytlio Chicago Tribune; Lyman F. Ab-
bott ol tho Outlook; John Rtdgoly
Carter secretary of tho Amorlcun em-
bassy at Loudon; Herborc Knox Smith
commissioner or corporations; Horbert
Parsons president or the Now York
county Republican committee. All
wero gttosts nt a luncheon given while
thu distinguished host listened to
gtioato' ideau of -political conditions.
JUDGE WILCOX DEAD.
Judgo E. W. Wilcox died at Clinton.
Friday afternoon. Ills romalns woro
taken to Missouri for burial. JttdKO
Wilcox was ono of tho well known
Demorrats of Oklahoma lfo scrvod ns
county atlornoy of Custor comity dnd
mado a splendid record.
Special to Dally Loader
Chicago HI Sopt. 10. Republican
voters are apparently not taking kind-
ly to the "auardlnns of Rerocm" whom
Mr. Tnft has drafted from tho big
trusts and monopolies to compose his
financial executive and advisory com-
mittees and who will conduct his cam-
paign. The independent press of. tho
country Is practically unanimous I ii de-
nouncing the Appointment of Win Nel-
son Cromwell.yho personal and legal
representative of E. II. Harriman and
a conspicuous trust lawyer as a mem-
ber or tho Republican executive and
advisory committee The selection or
Gon. T. Colomitn DuPont. of the powder-trust
as a member or tho Republic-
an national compiltteo Is also coming
in for a share of this criticism. A
public demand for the resignation of
General DuPont as a member of the
Republican national oxecutlvo commit-
tee on the grquml that his connection
with arf tmlfcted trust unfits him for
the position is made by Alfred O. Cro-
zier of Wilmington Deln. a promi-
nent lawyer and author. Mr. Crozler
who Is a near neighbor of Mr. Du-
Pou't has written an open letter lo
Presldeut Roosevelt In which he says:
"The selection of General DuPont
as a member of the Republican nation-
al executive committee and as direct
or and elder or the orator's bureau is
a serious menace to the success of the
' To put the president and orgaulzir
of one of the most powerful of all
trusts at the head of the entire speak-
ing campaign with complete authority
to tell all the orators what to say 's
grotesque in view of thn platform dec-
larations of our party respecting
trusts. But when this very trust '
now In court charged with law-breaking
and Gen. T Coleman DuPont and
the United States Senator Henry A.
DuPont are iwth njotiid as defend-
ants the appointment must seem ridic-
ulous." J j
"The'jmiJSl. h'fprd Jt fy over
will lurfcWceiiter arOutfd 1ila!fhctor
of great wealth." thoaf) who with arti-
ficial! panics margin gambling that to-
liftrtihlrty billions annually trust con-
sLmlutlon and railroad manipulation
are: eating alive the progress and proa-
peri ty of the people."
"How important than that our party
oigauUatlon and oantUftlau bu pur cm I
in its mauagomontof all such 'malo
factors' for the paopk this year are
thinking with eyes and ears wida
"The case against the powder truit
In set for hearing before election. The
government thinks It has sufficient
evidence to sustain its very serious
charges. What will be the effect if
tho disclosures bofore election. If tho
caso is now popstponsd after election.
It will causo bellof that an 'Immunity
Bath' is in preparation as a reward
for service being prepared In this cam-
paign by thu head of that trust. '
xo CASES RECEIVE FlHAh
Large List ot Big Suits mm
Hearings and Decisions By
The supremo court in a uainlmoua
opinion this morning ou;talus tho
validity of tho depositors' toiarantca
law affirming tho decision ot County
Judgr A. If. Huston and denying tho
injunction prayed for hy tho NouTe
state bank which alleged that the lav
was unconstitutional and was taldus
prlvato property without considera-
tion. Tho opinion of tho court woo "vrif-
ton by Chief Juatico WllHisas vnd le
lengthy covering flttyfqnr tj'vawHl-
ten shoots Bhowlng careful 'pjopam-'
lion tho uccittioh gives a uistor? ot
tho banking laws of tho np.tlon and lw
n very interesting document it vvit'A
on every point mado bj .tho nlatpjf'
and cites nil slmll.ir casan (a rut-Sri?--
ot every stato In tho Unlotu "
"Tho court holds that tho Jo
noithor ropugnant to tllu.icoiistifliU&'A
ot Oklahoma nor tbt o'thuFidc
Tho opinion uota fortU lUts gononf
banking- ants onnctod byUho lcglsU
turo in tho stato of Ndw.Torkrin; iBS?
which prflvldod for nv gaLOty fund 2t
outilitilf of ono BOrcortl'M.lngTifylui
currency. Tho.rullOK cf flio appdllaii.
courts of Now York: oh tho cao Js slv
on in which thoy UDhold tho valMR-
of tlio law although tho !UOBtJon(v f-
constitutlonallty waa net rnlECd. " -court
ulso cltos to Vermont wtoero
general banking act waa encte-' '
list providing tor a safety fuca r
a stato banklug boards Tho auoraj
oourt of that state upheld tho valU'it
of tho law In 1852 In tho caso of f
Darby bank vs. tho state treeaujror c
Tho court holda that the law ap.ie
to banks operating In tho Btato or!
to the passago ot tho act. as we;' -to
new institutions and cltoti nu -
ous authorities showing that tho . '
has tho power to withdraw or ?.
charters and franchises. Thoy t
section 932 CSoctlori 3 Cbaidcr 'v
Wilson's revised statutes of 180' .if
In uffoct nrl section I ot achoduiu jf
Dunn's edition of Okjah'ime csm.'a-
(Continued os FE ?.)
HASKELL ADDRESSES 5H-
L THOUSAND PEOPLE
Special to Dally Louder
Stroud. Okla.. Hapt. lUJli p. m-
Flynn has Just arrlvod. He has not yet
ptoinUed to meet Haskell.
Speoial lo Dally Loader.
Stroud. Okla- Sept tO.T-K3overnor
Haskell is still speaking Up to 3 ib
o'tloik Mr Flyun had not made ut-
There are aliuady eriM of;
"Will FIno fluke again?"
Special to Dally Loader.
Stroud Okla.. Kept. 10 Five- thou-
sand people attended tho old farmer
and old soldiers raunloh in tlitH place
today. It was a gala occasion. Tit'-
("Joninaati or ?)& fl
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