The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 31, No. 100, Ed. 1, Friday, September 11, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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GUTHRIE DAILY LEADER. It
STORY PAGE 7
&UTHRIE OKLAHOMA FRIDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 11 1908.
SUPREME COURT'S OPIN-
ION MADE RECORD OP
PAPER NOW NEGOTIABLE
Jurists Show Why Issue Is Noi
In Conflict With Any
Tlie supremo court today formally
handed down their decision In mo
mandamus caso or the Manhattan Con-
struction Co. vs. C. M. Uarnos and E.
W. Kllinun for tho Issuance and oxocu-
lion of tho convention hall bonds
voti'.l by the city of Guthrie July 23
100'. for the erection of a pciiivunHjin
hull. The court announced ita decision '
several ilajs ago stating It upheld
the validity of tho bonds. Tho du'I-
slon has boon ifvvaltod with much In-
terest as lawyers horo raised tho
point that a convention hall wus not a
public utility on which tho court rules
"A Convention hall lo bo owned.
controlled and used exclusively by a
city to accommodate public gatherings
of tho pooplo of Die city and for such
other public uses ar may bo designate
ed by Iho mayor and city council Is n
public utllltj within tho meaning of
that form as used In section 27 article
10 of tho constitution."
There was also much contention
among attornoys for the bond com-
panies as to the construction or the
now general election law as to wheth-
er n applied to special city or munic-
ipal elections. The court holds on this
as follows1 N
' Tha net of the legislature approved
Mhy 20 1908 provtdll.g for a general'
flection law. does not -?ji:.i section
9. article 1 of chapter 12 of Wilson's
statutes of Oklahoma.
"Said act did repeal article 10 cf
chapter 13 of the session laws or Ok
lahoma. 1003 entitled an act to.re-
quire the registration of voters In the '
city of tho first class.
Articlo 8 of the said act of the legis-
laturo approved .May 27 providing for
a sj stem or registration in the cltlsa
or the first class dous not appply ro '
special city elections In such cltlos
nnd applies only to primary and gen-
eral olociions in tho state for the pur-
lose of nominating and election staia
county and township orriceni."
ENID BURGLAR GETS AWAY.
Special to Dally Leader.
Enid. Okla.. Sept. U. Tturglars en-
tered tho store o'f Drown Frnsor & Co.
shortly beforo midnight last night.'
Merchant Patrolman Everett Williams
saw tho roar door opon In ninldngjilai
ruuima viruugu tue nueys anil a man
dart from tho opening as ha ap-
proached. City Attorney Fred W Green this
morning filed an InJuuttloii suit !n
the district court in behalf of the city
or Guthrlo ngulilst the Pioneer Tolo-
phomi & Telegraph lo. asking Tor a
restraining ordur to prevent tho il-
feiidants from collecting the now rate
which they have ordered lulo effuut on
October 1 1908 whlelj Is a piJhw of
25 per rent over tho pnisQtit rate
charged. The city attorney says in
his petition thu rates so fixed hy tho
company are unjust arbitrary and un-
reasonable aud are in oxcess of tho
rutit provided under ordinance No.
117 under which thu ilufcndanta wore
granted u franchise lie alleges that
- Uie defendants have threatened to re-
move their telephones from tho offices
and residences of the customers o3
discontinue service if the new rate ik
not fixed. Ylle.refore the city In Kb
prayer asks. that the defendants be
perpetually enjoined and restrained
trom raising and collecting rates not
speciried under the ordinance which
granted a franchise. The city has a
complaint before the corporation com-
mission not asking that tho darcmV
ants bo mada to put the old rate back
In force but pending the final disposi-
tion of the cauo bring this action to
prevent the coiiucMon of the new lau-
which the compsny Ja attempting fo
4q at the tr?Ql jtfnLti
I! niM TIE JURIES
Editor 1eader: In m. jungles two
miles east of Guthrlo September 10
H'08 Tho Loader reached us at 5
o'clock p. m. In lis columns wo found
Carry Will Oervo.
Editor Leader: Ilegardlng tho arti-
cle in last evening's Leader under cap-
tion "Blocking Excelsior Library" I
desire to late that I am dinted for
position as trustee of the library T
know nothing of 11. I am Interested In
the library to tho extent that I have
consented through tho request of lho
Excolslor club to solicit from the
teachers of Logan county nnd have col-
lected and turned ovor to tho club
some money. I heartily endorse and
support the Institution. Hespectfully
Geo. W. Carry.
Prof. Geo. W. Carry did coiiBeut to
solicit for tho Bxcelslor club' among
the teachers of Logan county. But
ir ho has collected any money from any
teacher he has failed to turn It over
only in his mind.
Wo would llko very much to feel tha
efrect or his endorsement Instead of
him and others trying to undermine
tho promoters or tho club and gv't
themselves appointed directors or the
Professors take hold and help make
It a success and then apply for hoi-
ors. Nowj professors you know that
tho chairman or tho Hopubllcun state
central coumltteo has been called on
to put you boss politicians in and
sonio.ot you reported that somo of the
women tho club had slated for di-
rectors could not read nor write al-
though tho lady Is secretary of tho
club. Mr. Editor of Tho Loader the
ladies of tho Excelsior club fool under
many obligations to you for your sup-
port to tho cause to tho library In
tho columiiB or your paper and tho
money donations given bj you and
those in jour employment. G. N. Per-
kins. That tho depositors' gunrautoo law
Is taking the Wost and Middle West
is evidenced by tho increasing re-
quests received by Acting Secretary Uf
State Leo Mjers for a copy of tho
famed Oklahoma law. lie status that
ho has kept a record of the Inquiries
from the states of Indiana nnd Ne-
braska Since they como "mostly from
these states and that ho has filled
already 1000 lequests. Since tho big
bank failures In Idaho hundreds of re-
quests have been roccl' 1 from that
.state. In the East six ..anks have
failed recently Including savings bank
Institutions and Inqulrlos are flooding
in from the vicinity of the defunct
banks for Information on the guar-
The pure food commission held a
sh-rt 'session today and decided to
have a digest of the pure food aud In-
spection laws recently onacted by tho
legislature printed in pnmpalet 'form
for dlsti!butlon among tho creamery
uhil $dry men of tho state; also with
thu wholesale grocers and maunfao-
lures to which the law appllos. Tho
commlfslon has oxport chemists out
making analysis of the dlfforcnt -foods
manufactured for use In' this state.
Thu commlsison Is Instructing Its In-
spectors to give the parties uffected
by the laws ample time to acquaint
themselves wth the law before prose-
cutions will commonco. The dairy and
rreameiy Inspector reports conditions
ovor tho statu in very gosd general
condition tind only occasionally finds'
lolniious of tho now law. All of tho
creamery and dairy men have shown a
hearty disposition upon their part 'to
comply wltU tho inspection lav.
ENID MAN'S PURE FOOD WOE.
Special to Daily Loader.
Enid. Okla. Sept. U.r-Judgo Cot-
tcxpl fined J. W. Oshorno ?1U0 in tho
dlhtrlnt court iwsloit loMiwliiy alter-
noon. Thu claim ul violation or the
federal pure food law was brought
against the Itldunour Mercantile com-
pany ot Oklahoma City
Goods shipped to the Hlcjunour com
papy sfio seized by tlwi United Htatew
marshal's dejiuty on account of short
nge la weight. Suvuml casts of can
nod bluehborrios were found to be
short .l ttio weight marked on ihe
cans.- . -
. Mr. OaliorijUi reprcweutud thu Dallas.
Texas Cunulngi company. Ho pild tlln
MANGUM TO HAVE NEW SANK
Mangum capitalists are organizing a
new bauk. and the new Institution will
haye 0 capital of 500o all owned by
Greer ceunty residents.
Night wcrk Is being iloiio on the con-
vention -hall. The woik is lMlng push-
ed by tap conti actors.
I I I ' fit j -I ! M ' ' ' (UrU ?h)
PUFFS "JACK LOVE.
(Uurnnt Dally News)
Jack Love chairman ot the corpora-
tion commission of the stato of Okla-
homa has returned to Guthrlo to re-
sume his official duties.
"Jaok" Is tho same old boy that he
was wtion ho was a country school
toachcr and tho editor was In tho
stock busluoss back in Hamilton coun-
ty Toxns. Thoro wo used to attend
thu country daneos togothor and wont
through tho mazes of do so do eight
hands up and the wild gooso chase
enjoying life to tho limit
lie has rot changed much except
ho Is fleshy now and his foot nra not
so largo. Thoy then took up all the
available space In any ordinary room:
but now they are nono too largo Tor
his huge head and six feel five Inches
or porroct woll dcvoloped manhood.
He Is the same man honest upright
unpurchaseable; with an unswerving
dovotlon to his duty: a friend to tho
people and fair to all
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TULSA WHI8KEY TROUBLES.
Special to Dally Leader.
Tulsa Okla. Sept- 11. The first
cnso of its kind In tho statu was enter-
ed on the dockots in the county court
house yodtorday whon two brothers
Will and Gus Cllne woro brought In
from Broken Arrow on a whiskey
charge. They were arrested by Depu-
ty Sheriff Carl Page of Broken Arrow
They had received a ton gallon keg of
whiskey rrom Kansas City nnd wore
placing It Into bottles. Thoy had rilled
ninety buttlos with tho whiskey wheji
thoy worn oauvitll)y the deputy. 'i
other whlskoy Caso In tho state In-
volves two brdthors on the same Iden-
tical charge and offouso. The Cllne
boys are young mpn and bright looking
Charters Issued. t
A charter was issued to the Pro
ducors Exports and Import company J
Umltcd or tiuttirle with a capital
slock of JEOO.000. Tho directors are:
I. H. CuMwell of Guthrie; E. A. Grif-
fin of Crescent; J. W. Lovell of Lon-
don; O. C- Buxton of OMnhoma City;
II. A. W. Cqruflold of Umdon Eng-
land; I. M. Putman and J. IS. Garrison
of Oklahoma City.
SpoclaJ- to Dally I.eador.
Enlt). Okla. Sopt. 11 (J "urge A
Barbour 72 years old of Drummuud
I who was draggod through the public
square In a runaway Tuesday afiei-
(noon' died In tho Enid hospital at O.iiO
io'olook last uvonlng. Barbour wns too
uld to withstand thu uli'.ok.
. m .....
BARTLESVILLE ADDS TERRITORY.
- Bartioslllo. Sept. 11. At a meeting
of tho city council It was decided to
aupex Johnston's nddltlqn tho ptupie
ot that addition having formorly uiada
upplluatlnn. This will add to the city's
limits quite a-population in time for
tho noxt official census.
(By Associated Press.)
Chloagp. III. SeiiL II. Fair tonight
and Halttnluy. Not tuiieli cliouge lu
(Iy Associated Press.)
1 Salui I'urlS. Ohio Sept. 11 Bryan
' entered the? native state or bis chief
I opponent shurtl after live u'clpck this
m:"ulng. lip was well on his way to
Columbus however before he awoke
I nnrl u'ntc Intd Iftnf ho win In Ilia onimi
of the enemy tuo coming ot mo
Democratic chief tuin has ar(iued gieui
enthusiasm among the Democrats of
the Buckeye state
(lly Associated Press.!
Johnson Citv Kus. Sont. 11. Judgo
Wm 11. Thompson. Thlrtv-second Ju-
dicial district today docldod mort-
gage speculators cannot buy up old
and forgotten inorigngos glvou twen-
ty years ago In boom days and forco
now settlers who Jiold titles under
sheriffs' snlos etc. to pay thoso mort-
gages or got oft tho land. More than
half Jho litigation In westorn Kansas
counties Is ovor thuHp mortgages. Tho
title uf the case Is Vanhall and Huff-
man vs Prank Crosslin otc. All orig-
inal mortgages woro' given in 188S and
bore 12 per cont Interest.
Special to Dally U-iKiwr.
Stroud Qkla... BipL 11. Slung!
Stung in forty-nix iJnceS.
Dennis Flynn has t-nongU of Jolijt de-
bate. He will uot meet Haskell any inure.
Goaded to desp'ratijii by hundreds
of people who tried: 'Ar Jon ufrotd
to meet Haskell '" Flui) sullow and
wan. milled Into Bn'oud yesterday
afternoon. He could w btiok out of
a joint debate Itving i(l iigalimt It he
did tin bent he ouM pitilsr the cir-i-umsmtiee.
VuuUI to answei tlx ajrgumeiits uut
X0ih Jiy ihu governor Fljrim grew ua-
abuiK thd stage.
And otherwise inud a euiniuotlbn.
When Uie debate m ocncltidwl ih
ixjiisensus ot opinion was. that Haikelt
bad mad a- moukc ot STlf ilm. Be n
known thriti'Flj'an in snKKrth.'poltti-
elan (ie'j.lrti.tbo ben th( Hepubllsati
macliipe has- lu btois When lie went
down before lUnki 11 - onslaughts the
stuff was off llatk n's arraignment
of Busby1 V'.y uu M.uire -t ai vm.
He to.-e the flivh u m the bone
The cfowd was witc Haskcl! from
ihetartand yelll: "UIvuim h- 1 '
. iii.i uiyilK . . l 1 i.i . pi 1 i 11 i 1 11
(Continued on Pa a J '8
i jfi Srm
nstt ind styrimxl
i Mlpsvautd to
FARMERS ARE POSSESSED
VEST OF CEREALS
CAN AFFORD AUTOMOBILES
Rich Central State Cereals
Average Well From
Year to Year
Tho crop reporting board ot tho bu-
reau ot statistics of tho United filates
department of agriculture-finds from
tho reports of tho correspondents and
agents of thu burouu as follows:
Tho condition of corn on September
1 was 79.1 por cent ot normal as
compared with 811.5 last month 80.2
on Soptombor 1 1007 90. i! on Septem-
ber 1 I90G and a ton-yoar average on
September 1 ot 81.0 per cent.
Tho nvorago condition ot barley
whon hat-vested was 81.2 against 8!.l
last month 78. C when harvested In
1907 89. 4 in 1D0G and a ton-yoar av-
erage whon harvested of 83.5.
Thu average condition of spring
wheat whon harvested was 77.0 por
cent of a normal as compared with
80.7 last month. 77.1 when harvested
lu 1907. 8a. 4 in 1U0G and a ten-year
average when harvested ot 77.9.
Tho ivorago condition of tho oat
Orop whon harvested wns G9.7 against
"GiS last month 05. 5 when harvented
in 1907 81.9 in lilOC. ami A tbii-yorir
merafie whon harvested dt SO. 7.
The nvurage condition of buckwheat
on September 1 wns 87.8 against 89.4
last month 77.4 on September 1 1907
91.:.' in J00G and a ton-year nvorago
on Septembor 1 of 80. G.
Tho nveruge coudltlor of potatoes
on Soptcmbor 1 wus 711.7 against 82.9
last month 80.2 an September 1 1907
86.3 190G and a ten-year average on
September 1 ot 80.8. Tho condition
on September 1 In Important potato
states was: Maine 80; New York. G7;
Michigan 72; Wisconsin. 7:1.
The average condition of tobacco on
Septobmer 1 wns 8I.U against 8S.8
last mouth 82. 0 on Soptombor 1 1007
8fi.2 In 190G and it ton-yoar avoraift
on Soptombor 1 of 83.7. The condition
on Septembor 1 lu Important statos
wus: Kontuoky 82; North Cnrojtiu
81; Virginia 90; Tennessee 00; Ohio
70; Wisconsin 83; Connecticut. 99;
The average condition of flaxseed
on Septomber 1 was 82. 5. agai:st &U t
last month. 86.4 on Septembor 1 1907
89 0 In 190C nnd a five-year aVorofio
on Soptembor 1 of 87.
The average condl'lon of applas on
September 1 was 6t.il against B2.X
lust month. 31.7 on Septembor 1 1997
70. G in 1900 and u ten-year average an
September 1 of 61.7.
The preliminary estimate of the
yield por acre of hay 1b 1.62 tons as
optnparod with 1 . IC tonne as finally
estimated In 1907 1.35 tons 1900 and
a ten-year average of l.ll tons. A to-
tal production Of 67743.000 tons Is thus
Indicated us compared with 63G77000
finally estimated in 1907. Titer aver-
age quality is 91.5 ugalust 90. 1 last
The preliminary estimate of thu area
of re harvested is 1.9 per cnt les
than last yeur. The preliminary esti-
mate or ylehl por aero Is 10.4 bushels
against 16 I bushels last year' 1G-7
bushels in 1900. and a ten-year aver-
age of 15. 8. . The ludloalod total pro-
duction Is 30.S2I.000 bushels ugaliut
81uGGOuO bushels finally estimated In
1907 and 3375oo In 1900. The qual
(lly Associated Pross.)
"oi.iiado Springs Colo. Sept. 11
tiioiiiaaroiu combustion of oiled rags
ttt fir. to the First Methodist church
building this morulug. Interior or the
t-alflre was wrecked befere the fire
1 cjutu br checked. The lose is ontluiatr
ted at 125.000. Rev. C. II. WIlCox.
I formerlv of Kauas City Is tho pasfj
- '"" """"
ity of tho crop Is 92.7 against 91. G
C. C. CLAUK.
Acting Qliler of Bureau Chairman.
NAT C. MURUAYt
GKOUOE K. HOLMES
AV. C. DUNCAN
Crop Itoporttng Board.
JAMES WILSON Secretary.
Another National Bank
State Ilnnk Commissioner II. H.
Smock today. Issued a certificate Of
authority to tho Colgate State Uank
formerly the Colgato National Hank
to nssumo busino' Hinder n stato char-
ter with a capital stork of $2C000.
Wm. Dunn is president or tho Institu-
tion S. W. Lance vice president; J. II.
Mitchell cashier. This makes tho
fifteenth national hank to tako out n
stnto Charter sluo? Attorney General
Bonaparte mndu his extraordinary
Show Label Wak Overlooked.
Tho rfcott-Forinsman Dook company
claims union label was qntlttcd on
their loohs and If so. will not lose
their contract fottext books.
' 1 .
Logan County's Big Products.
K. M. Otltrey and J. Gnrnoy placed
on exhibition sith tho stnto board of
agriculture seven largo onions which
thoy raised on tho Drown farm adjoin-
ing tho city to tho southeast. Thoy
aro vory large. Tho seven onions
wolgh 70 ounce?. J. H. Farquharson.
a farmer residing n few miles north or
the city placed 0 half bushel or wine-
sap apples an exhlblt'on. Mr. Farqu-
harson took second prlzo at the Okla-
homa state fair Inst year on apples not
HOLDENVILLE COUNTY SEAT.
Special to Dally Loader'.
Huldenvllle Okla.. Sept. 11. At
Hughes county election tor county
capital yesterday. Holdeuvlllo got
2;i82 out of 4200 votos cast.
Cincinnati Ohio. Sopt. 11. "Under-
around" work of thu campaign such ns
communication with various county or-
ganizations suggestions to and from
tho national committee and culls from
Clnqlunntl politicians "'ho aro friends
constituted the program of the'Ituptib-
Mean cr.ndldnto today.
UNCLE SAM'S STRONG SOX.
Special to Dally Leador
Washington D. C Sept 11. All
available funds uot Including resorn
Sin0.00O.000. last ovouimr was S171.-
At three o'clock today thu jury In
the case of tho Stute vs. Clint Jones
Euruudi Consb"unl and Dreok hud not
ngiuod upon n vordict. Tho threo men
were arrested last full cm the charge
of highway robbery and In February
lu thu district court were ounvlctod by
a Jury. Thoy wor granted a new
trial by the court. Vim r)dunce was
confusing In thu ease nnd semes uf
witnesses testified. The alleged rob-
bery occurred at night und the men
were convicted lu the first trial by cir-
cumstantial evidence The jury went
out 011 the ease at six o'clock yester-
ltd Hull the deputy marshal u!
lovell is being tried on the charge uf
manslaughter. Hull killed Marion
Morgan a Dunkard preacher neai
Lovell oary this spring thinking him
Waurika Claims Victory.
Jefferson county's contest for coun-
ty seal between Ilyau aud Waurika
was won by the latter 1733 to 1.186.
Hyan Is the present capital of Jeffer-
son. SHERIFF LOST HIS JOB.
(New gtnu Tribune 1
Grafted to dtttpwrutiou b tin- widu
open iwiloon the joints and b'jubd of
if fiimd that were cunning in open
defiance of the law In Ohootaw coun
ty and Hugo in purtioular the law en-
I forcemeat people of that town hip!
j a detective to 001110 in nnd gather
I evidence against the violators uf the
law und submit a report on the acilm
of officials of tlie-county lu souiMctttm
1 therewith. Th result was a mass of
evidence that InvoUed some uf the
prominent peoplw of Hugo und -i.
daily the sheriff and his force ot dep-
uties When thu evidence was laid
tiefure the enmity commissioners the
resignation of the aberiff was prompt :
ly demanded and Judge Richardson
and the county commissioners up-!
pointed R M Couuell to succeed turn
Charles Gordon Is dowu from Pouuul
JUDGE LOWE STRICKEN
WHILE AWAY FROM
EL RENO JURIST HAD
Fame In Land
Respeot of i
Special to Dally Leader.
Piedmont Okla. Sept. II. Judgo J.
G. Lowe of El Ilono dropped dead
hero last night at 12 o'clock In tho
.Masonic hall whllo engaged in Mil
sonic work. Physicians summoned
claimed tho caso to ho heart disease.
Death was Instantaneous and tho de-
ceased had no warning. A night
wntoh was kopt lu the hall horo last
night by tho local Masonic order and
this morning tho remains woro chip-
ped to El Reno tor burlm.
El llono Sept. 11. Nows ot tho
death of Judgo Lowe Was received
hero this morning and was a shock
to tho entire community.
Judgo Lowq was a native of Indiana
born In Rush cotinty In IS 10. New-
ton iown was whore ho Was admitted
to the bar and began practising lu
Washington K'.. In 1872. He re-
mained In Kansas until 1901 when lie
moved to El Reno and has since been
one of the foremost figures ot the
state aud former torrltory. Ho was a
delogato to tho convention which nom-
inated Samuel J. TJldon for president
rtnd delegate-atdargo from Kansas o
tho convention nominating Graver
Cleveland In 18S8. JIo was twlco tho
noinlnoo of his party for congressional
honors onco as congressmnn-nt-largo.
Ab a resident of El Reno Judgo
Lowo was ono of tho aggressive pro-
gressive figures and has added much
toward making that beautiful place
one or thu state's best cities. Sovjn
of tho eight children bom to himself
nnd wiro aro living and nil creditable
lo tho Worn bravo and noblo fnttur
who was so suddenly culled away.
WILL MEET IN CHICAGO.
(By Associated Proet.)
Chicago 111. Sept. 11. Taft and
Ilryan will meet nt Chicago October
7. at a banquet given by tho Chicago
Association ot Commerce according
to announcement mads horo today by
W. D. Moody business agont of thu
association. Speeches will bo sm
Durant Won Bryan Capital.
In thu Uryau courtly soul election
Durant retains tho capital by an ovtp
Usrilesvillf. Okla. Sept. 11 Unmi-
tskuble eideiiee that the Itcpublpjii
nation comlmttee Is to make a dspc -11
to effort to utilize the oil controvi -leu
for the benefit of Creager and oth-
er Republicans was made known Iaai
eveiitu when a joung man ot modest
fame but who has thousands Invested
in oil was approached with Mm pui
pose of sending him East to make up
s story that could be utilized tor cam
palgn purpojos was ruado known. Tho
one approached rrfusad to hao anv
thing to do with the scheme and hlj
hanemy cuuscd him to reject tho pio-
puiiuls tiefore the entire rotten scheme
U T llryau secretary of the liviv
utiHk comraittt-e of the slate board uf
agrJroltiiru it ft tbts afternoon for
U'uslitngtou D ('.. to attend a moei-
lug or the national live stock iupe
tout .Mr Hi an repreMuts the uev.
a ue at the meeting. Oklahoma H
uie.i vvuh tin tivu stock depart incut
at 'In. national capital as one of the
mt aggressive siatos lu the I'ulou
on til mattc-s ictalnlng to its Intt-r-
Jt. J. KeiintUy traveling passenger
agent of the Santa Fe Is here frvtu
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