The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 31, No. 136, Ed. 1, Friday, October 23, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA FKI DAY EVENING OCTOBER 2 190S.
ANO SUFFERING '
(By Associated Press.) f
O Chicago. III.. Ool. 23. Gen- O
O crnlly fair tontgtit anil Saturday. O
O i xcept threatening in oast por- O
O Hon. rrost tonight O
Fcur Inches of Snow at Topcka.
(By Associated Press.)
T peka. Kits. Oct. -!5. Almost con-
stant SHOW rtUH fallen over this section
of Kansas since onrly lust evening.
Weather Dltector Jotrlngs reports
nearly four inches inuch of which ahs
welled. Indications nru fair weather
and frost tutilght. i
Flood Conf. tions in Kansas.
(By Associated Pro3a. i
t'offe villi- Kits.. Oct. ::! -Tie flo d'
-.it unt Ion in Southern Kansas today'
lia- not tiiiiuviM'd nonii r 'orreyiiie. i
the trdlgrlh river coliUum d l :Ijo
and tin. n'jiiiiug kicked onlv u loot cf
(iw.tkivviug lie murU of 1!I0I. wliM.
nas MM- i ir i'm r r wenty rive -t is
Mam in i -. jus wei'' iii ll lo
li aV imii.c ill uortlii .11 .mil sirilli-
catt CofTevviLe. All ihe way frinii
Nndt slia and Independence south to
C.irfeyvillc the Vcnllgiis Iiob spread
our until if t overs thousands of iu-i'cs
of farm lands doing vnst dumtige to
corn In fit Ids. Tim Missouri Pitciric
wits tlu only rullroud ahlo lo bring a
train Into Coffcyvllle IIiIh liiornlng
The river Id Mill lining this morning
at Independi nee und Ncoileshu and
ill rt hc'lleus (ondlllOUS lire eXpcilcl
Muskogee's Serious Pilot.
(By Associated l'ross.)
Muskogee. Okla.. Oct. 2I!. -Twenty
l iisand persljh slvurud lit a cold
norlli wind i.iH iii.rnlrs without
In jakfast or fire the rpfeult of a ivas.1i-
i'.l uuriug i in ingni oi n gas in ii in
a ros . ike Arkansas rlvor here The'
"'al. li-.vnpour of rnln for tlilny1
light ii'iurb htlil continues Several
rollr n.i 1 ridges are washed out and
"'in iiasboilger tnrlns stalled neari
Bnnlfsxille. Okla.. Oct 2:1 Cancj
rher is i feet higher lure I "inn.
mi. i issi Italn has been fulling j
along i ip vullcv for the ia.-.t serniy-
tVVO 111 urs. IJaitlOSVlllc In cut (iffj
fr ill tile outblde world ecept liy 1 it-1
tertirban service railroad bridges
across Cancy rh'or being damaged '
V r'U Uaiiiesvllle is under four feet
First Snow in Mieecuri. I
(By Associated Press.) j
Sf Joseph Mo. Oct. 'Si. Nortu"5i.j
Ml-souri ei.crlonced the first snow
storm of tie- season today.
Unfortunate Villoga of Dale. !
Special to .Dally Leader.
Shawnee Okla.. Oct. 2:!. Tho un-
fortunate linlo lllogo oi Ualo. that
i uffercd disaster Wednesday aa a re
biili cf the cloudburst near McLoud !
is btlll bevered from tlio rest of the
v rli Kf) far as rallrtnd telephone und
teU graph connections are oolicornod.
Scvi.ii SXiwnee ppm who walked to
ibr village ri'iiort that the nut Ire town
w is rti m1. .1 and that govern! hiilldings
vv i i washed nvvuy. Many people
Ii.im- iii Ki .1 up their uusKtr;e and leli
fill'' 1 OllbC WII- fOUIld MlMlldid uu 111.
link ll ii. d track lien .en
Wai r i. as IiIrIi Ii n '.- it war
la ipilng The st'ean.s ne ilblng
jifim as Hie rebiilt of utiCLNiHlng niliiii
ihIjv Near dulling a mile and it
hat' or Suutii I''e track ih washed out
Tie It il Island trackn aie covered
vvi'.i wa'T licre lt trains aie Ih-iiik
Bprr-im 10 Haily LonOor. 1
Ius-kiee Okla.. Oi t 21- Wltnesh j
afpi witness vvns taken fiom the
ht.Mid 111 ihe Couvviy iliilldir iase es-
ii d. and put ill jail ! onler of
Judi John II. King on charges of
John Ht Ii liu is 011 trial barged
will uiiii'di'ilug David Couwu.v nud
Kiii u Smith Cotton Tiivlor ami Cvl
jldsU' an .Ku charged with the same
inuidi 1 Wednesday afternoon Busbj
nudi a written cuiifcHBlon evldentl)
lioiiuig m miu liik uiek by turuiug
fctan 3 1 viduice
Late Wednesday night in the county
jaP Smith Taylor and Coellhu made
an a1 u.iHii to got at Busby uud kill
hlni Thev had to be clmlueil up ti
(joiug lio nitho collrt room ('ueH)ia
i.iad an atifinirt lo get at Bush)
APer Busb had gUen adetalltd state-
n 111 of ihe nnirdur the detense put
Cot Ih a on the witness staua to pnve
Witness after wlinebs swore tint
(V'Ulia was at a sta t .a. nival u
Muskogee at the time pr the murd r
four mllea oui In the country. The
i jsp'u ! u has alroadj ahown con
ALLEGED PERJURERS SE
det Hired over the Santa Ke south foi
western runs Trains aie operating
easj The Kuty ltock Island and In-
lerurban bridges are all out.
Damage to cotton In this section
will amount ;o hundreds of thousands
Town Reported Swept Away.
Spoclnl to Dally Loader.
Norman Oklu.. Oct. Si:. Lltili; river
Is f ttr feet higher limn l! has ovei
been beforx' and the little town ol
Deliver olght iiiIIph east of here U
reporlotl complotoly washed nway
lint Uio roport Is nfit couflrmod.
Until lias been tilling contlnimllj
hero since S o'clock WVdneiiday1 night
but not so hard :im Tiieadny night
wi'ien nine Ine'tiM of wuler fell.
Fields of etllon and corn alnui;
I. title fiver nre i tupletely washed
avv.-iv and rot toll on the upland I bad
1) benleu diwu by the i'uln.
Iawh to crop In Cleveland county l.s
estimated ui.vv at lietweeu $12. (Mill ami
$15.(iiiu. and a fn-ey.e tonight would
muke il much mine.
Oklahoma City In Bad Shape.
Oklahoma. Cit.v. Olt'.a Oct. 23.r
Willi natfli- (onditUniH ptuitleiilly at
n standstill u'ud Hie Caiiudlilli river
KI lloiu OMa . Oct. 2:i. Ilenrj
Kchnfer president of tlio 151 iluiu
InUwnJJn uoinpany ainjihatlcaljj
denies "tlte Mnxirt that lie had bhl
ils Interest or any part of It to Okln-
huuia City capitalist. Solmfur de-
clared that tlio story niint have origl
nated with Marcus Polnslty rallroml
promoter vv'.io recently ennit- from
Chicago to Oklahoma City.
Schnfer says that the only ennee
ttou I'olnsky had with the HI ICeno In-
terurbun line was that the tuiiiian
chntrncted with him for some work
and this cutrnct expired Oct. 9. Mr
Schafer says he will make an affidavit
If necessaiy that he hns not sold nnj
Interest In (he road to I'olBBky and
that ho does not intend to sell to him
Tho liability I witnesses In prcse
anions for violation of the liquor lavv
(o hocotno eanraoable with offemies as
revealed In their testimony. Is tin
iiuostlon submitted In an Inquiry re
reived by Attorney General West to
day. The inquiry further askud If t It
f;.ei that a witness appeared In
rchpunsc to n subpoena mid tcitided
would render the wltucs liumuiu
from prohocull .11 rti an iufoi million
baf-.'d upon revelations contained In
tji testimony of the witness.
In hl decl.ilon Uelieral West held
that this was a question for court de
icrmlmitloti and not one subject tu 0
bind lug opli:'ou from the uttorue.v
NT TO JAIL
1 lusive proof that Coellhu was nt tlm
iduce the murder was committed uutl t
us ihe wlluosues Kwore ihe ptxuecutluK
at tornej . acting with the letMilumetida-1
lion of the court look tbo wlluessea !
fiom the ehulr and seut tlletu to Jul).
Three or tliBlll Onrry llohlweiV Btlial
Gray and Udmv Wilson are jtlrls ntd
to be rrlends of the ue.c.iunnl anil un-
oilier Is W. H. Huhluwjr father ol
Hear Haskoll at the opera house ts-
Tin uew stale aunlversary nuaberl
f The Dally I-eoder will appear Nov j
Mi Kdvvaiil Coleiiiuu hu b -n at
otk on the bH.elal number for sev-
.idt wndis The edition will be 1
liimnier la every particular and will
prove of Ineniiiuanl vaUtw m UuUiih
and Oklahoma. j
(Contluuod on Pase C) :
I EL REM
1 MM i -! ZZZcmL i
y l s - i
Ono Unr'l (lo lite other) This empty
cttmnnlgii Is nwttil.
Camiiulgti c( utrllmtloiiK to nil pai ties
vein. -New a 9lcm.
Sjiueiiil to Daily Leader.
Kingfisher Okla.. Oct. 23 -Kim;
fisher's anticipated big reception
Governor Haskell was soni"vvliat
tln'mi'turtod and thwarted lust night bv
a continued downpour of rain. As a
result nor more than 2.'i0 people heard
his speech In the opera house while
I about a like number listened to con
I pressman JlcCililre in the court house.
TIip girrernor however was mei by h
1 large reception committee with a band
j whistles were blown when hlh uuln ar
' rived and the stage uimim uhicii b
I spoke was approprlatidv dc-i orated
with UiuiUiik and riagb
The governor attacked the record of
.Mr. McOtilro In congrcbb. ler.-rrliiK
particularly to .Mc(Julie faliuie to se
euro the miSEUge of .lie hill appropil
nting $130000 to pav the deticlenr
constitutional convention expense. .
also excoriated Senator Brovvulee of
thib district for his fllibUhti'iing n
the state legislature mid cuiihiiig then
by additional burdens of tax upon his
people through his attitude on rev
nue measurus. He urged Hie election
of a Democrat to the state senate ui.d
Mr. McGitlre defended his action
with re fere tu: 0 to the appropriation of
liao.OOO by saving that six othqr 111 'n
railed to get tlio bill through and that
he could not do It alone. He claimed
to be tho father of statehood and de-
fended his ontlre record in cuugnbb
Hear Haskell at the opera house to-
K. IS. SaltUtt. if Aimdarko. ri Cad
K. A. Qoodo. of Crawfoid for Kogci
1 J. A. AilrtHII or Klk Clt.v for Heck-
' ham county.
K -I Deiltlib of Llleilie fur N III"'
W. W. Pttllcrs'iii ol l''im vii vv. tot
! Major c.iUBty.
Ivau WHJunif. f Fun view for
at the Opera House
at 1 .30 o'clock
t 1 .t
have hen eoinpariitlvcjy Himill this
ll.veiimr (' N Kaskid letuilied
this niorning from Klngrih.u r when
I lie hcKe I 1 11 atge entllUSIUHIll
jcrowl dining a big down pour of rain
la-t nlgl.t Tiie governor whs uiinbh
h fill his daus today at SJllvvater
1 "id ''awiiee on account ol wunhouts
'on the Kusleru OklalHiiiuu- He will
'ellver un address tomorrow a Iter noon
GOhItOIt C HASKKLL
at the Itn oks opcia house ol I '!"
I'clock to clltzem of (illtluii 'itiil
VicltlltV Tills Will III tllf IllSl nie--h
the goveiuoi will dellvi 1 befoie elei
lion In lliih section ol Jie hliite and
UK' Ill.Mili ulld.Keiii 1 lull of (iiilluii
lint the Uigati iiiutilv Deiiiui lals ex
lend all luvlllltlou In tin HVple ot llir
.leltihboring towns to attend thv
ieakllig here tomoriuw CllUeii- ol
s'Hvina Cushion l'it iik nt Mai.duill
.'reHceiit Miillmll Orlamlii "lid oibei
lelghbiillllg towiiH an- esM'i'lullv In
lied by the goveruoi w 10 stales Hint
be will not be able lo muko them n
visit b.'f re the cuiuuah'ii closes.
Fai'llleiM I'HIlle vlgiiti'CH mill
through I'll- lain ai xfeitrord Thursitay
In heat the Koveiti'ii Many Covli
pailiiH will drive uvi 1 to bear tin
governor t ; morrow 11 tin- tialiiH uie
not running by ton "iro morning
'I lie goveiuoi' will rnak 11 tin
feeling that ha
leading Democratic issues of the day
He will make such nil address ns those
at Dallas. Bold mid Oklahoma City
vherj -lie. i)tikU) lniinsmse audiences
?1Bti'l)iTM.il'e?H8lit nto M"
OnlWifKngfifltijolja Jecc.rd und will
flIS'Wse ti)j arjti qetori the voters of
(iuthrle and liijfan oimty In which
the battle rf Uie Firm ongrecstonal
district will be fought on November
:ird. Haskell Will t)l the voters of
t'he opportunity of UtitSrle and Ixianr
county at the coming election. If thej
make It possible thnt McGtilro be re
tired and Henry S. olinjiUm bo sent tc
represent the First Can&ivtlaonnl ills
trlct Oklahoma Demorrncy will con-
cede Guthrie tho capital.
The Guthrie band will furnisl
music for he occasion The arrange
mem -omi.'.iUee are ex pectins; to en
tertnln 2000 visitors here tot..nirow.
In his speec lithe governor will tnkc
up In detail every Issue of the untlomV
und state campaign and the cause ol
llrytui. He will offer much new ma
terlal pertalnitiR to the charges
against him by the coritoralo Interest!-
tttul will conclusively ih-.w the aulnittk
thereof. He will pa) his respects t
Roosevelt and Hearst and expose tin
hniid of those who would destroy Uu
SANTA FE PRESIDENT WAS HERE
Santa Fe In ass rollais headud b
President K. P. Itlplev. passed through
the city this morning on a. special
train uu mule to Galveston Toxns
Geiieiftl Mwiiager J. 12. Hurloy and
Chtirlen V. ainctl or ToiKika; Ooorge
T. NlrliulHoii or Chicago ami novum)
of Hie directors of the Santa lt were
in the party. The train cjiangwl en-
gines here. mi"iliiK iishrdlltcinwfp)
giiii's here making a two minute slop.
.1 It. Cut I Ingham ami !' 8. Bledsoe
general solicitors for the Hanla Fe
and (luir Colorado mid Sattlii l''o wore
cullers at President ltlplev's cur dur-
ing their stay here. The train was
made dp at Tiipekn.
L COURT OF APPEALS
The Criminal Court of Appeals will
meet tooiniruw morning at 10 o'clock
in the Supreme court room. Many
opinions of lniKrrtuiue urn to lw haml-
ed down by the court at this lime. At-
torneys that have cusps Imforo the
court nro urged to bo present.
WASHOUTS DELAY REARIIG!
This wtiB "Kuty" day before the Cor
porailon commission and as the rati
road officials ore unable to reach here
on account of washouts their ensef
wore continued until Monday for trial.
Chrittinn Science Lecture.
Tin-re will be n lecture oil Chris
tlnn Science nt the Breaks Operf
'louse. Suinlii.v Oct 2"th .at :i 30 p. m.
by Francis J. Flttno. M. D.. C. S. D.. c'
Oakland. Calif. member of the Chris
1 Inn Science board of lectureship o'
the First Church Christ. SclsinM 1
il 1 tost on Mass All are cordially In
vited to attend Admission free.
Tiuiu s rvleo Is much better today
in und out of Guthrie the sweoplitR
rain having Mibsldtsl. Throiish trill n
ueivii - iiu be bud now both north and
souili and 10 all western points. Train
vt'ivice eitbl lb still llcllHiralUcil UAld
there will be no hci'vlee 011 the Ft.
Suillh .V Western. It is tluiiiglit fur
several dus to Ft Hiulth. HuH.-rin-lei'di'i
. ill on 11 or the "Katy" notified
tin Cot poiuiioii iMiiiiilsrftou yestor-
iJu dial iliev had abaudoiud all train
Miviie bevoim Falllf. either to Okls-
llolllll I'll) 01 to (illtlll'ie. Until lWKt
week on aiiKJiiiii of high wafer and
The K.i.ilfi 11 (Ikluhiima pumseugor
i ruin Unit left here W.duebduy even-
ing lb blili laid up mar lllpley. Train
cii-uh liuve reiiulnd WUhlioul. ut Hill-
h and Perkins but 11 half mile ot
dungeit'iis liaik is now iepoi'lll er
GiHsliilghi. wlin Ii must lie ieiaired bo
fine ti.uu-. can puss No Mains Will
be run today uud Agent Cim hmll btf
llexb thei i' will mil lw a Iralu ih rough
io Pawnee until tomorrow evtiultlg
1;. i.ij 1.1 lli leli u.i iniM to sjmsk
at Pnwiieo and Hlillwater today tmt
vi us unable to fill his dun s on account
Of Uie WU.'illolllS on the Uahlcru Okll-
Tb Ihuvei. Ktiid & fiuir and Uie
1 Saii'n F( muni Hue trulas are HinaiHg
! Iliiiiiigh bill ate bi bind w liedule. I0
i.tl 11. 1 11- wi !' r jUtittttiHl today oil fb
I11111I11 1. ui of tlu Santa Ko and tttu
Deliver Knid t tlUlf
tSEEKS WRIT UF HABEAS CORPUS
titi M( Jol.iJfu. e'llfll(ijl III He
(li.i'V Minn 1 ill uu (liai'K1 of inui'l' 1
j ini iaiii PmHi-i yenlerduy ttkiaj lUt
! eourt of Criminal Appeal fur a writ
'of habeas nipu l lolupel Judge F
1 M Hail. ot ile ili-.irlct conit to ie-l.-ubi
Ii 1 11 1 I10111 liiipilsoumiiiii and
iiUa !i 1 ili.nK'- hkuIiisi him John
slot) all. A that In f'a 01 liiiull '''d
lo l I 'HI on V ill.'Ui lllhlllfl'-l' ut in
liani .111 Hide liiieni
k The uppl.ca.t1.111 will hi; nc.ud by Un
The rainfall last night was less than
half an Inch innklng a total or ntno
inches during the past SO hours The
Cottonwood river hud rvaehod lis high
water mark at midnight last night
and by da) light this morning had
gone down four Inches at Flfrii street
and the city wntei works. The river
and go. .'. down another fool n: 10
o'clock iiliit ' rapidly receding Ihls
aftermion. The Cimarron river nlsu
fell during the night and nt noon to
any sandbars could lie seen In the
treacherous stream. The Cottonwood
this afternoon Is emptying rnpldlj
into the CliiHirron. coining with such
force thai It makes u current clear
across the river.
Although the river vv.vs as high
south of here .veslerday nx It was dur-
ing the May flood the overflow In
".he West Hide ilisliiet was mtlcb lesi
tilnii befoie tiding lo llie Kiaditul risi
of the rivei
Th" 1 111 rent vu not - Iff ui am
time dm lug the in vesterdav mid Uu
dlty before. The ilvei ciiiiie ml' or lit
t'liliks last evening us predicted b.v
Tho Leader. The stream first broki
over at tho Perkins nvoituo bridge in
the "I'ilbow" district yesterday attei
noon at 1 o'clock and rimsled twi
blocks or tiie residence district 1101th
if Perkins uVeiitte iiitlllig across Ihe
five blocks between Twelfth and Sev-
enth St I eels empty lug into Hie rivei
t gal 11 between Hprlngcr and Vllin
.IVeliiles The wilier Blood severs
feet deep in the streets uutl wvera
Inches in some ot the lioiibi-s near the
A Break at Ninth Street.
At fl o'rtiHk Inst night the rivei.
broke out on 8011th Ninth Mice buck
iiiK up ino n ditch dug by the oil)
4everul years ago for draining tin
louih purl of the "Ifllhow". Tim wa
.or stood t foot deep in sumo (if Un
residences in the 1000 block on WW
Lincoln iivus.ua last night liofyrq the
river began io frill this morning. vn
er backed as far as the Santa Ft
urosslhg on Perkins avenue Placing
.ill tho residence properties on Lin
00)11 avenue to Thirteenth street on
South Sixth street and Seventh be-
iwoen Lincoln to Perkins avenues ami
Hi 'Vest Oi";:" Hventic between Blxtb
to Ulgllth streets uiulei with witter
A'hlch stood seveial feet In the yards
and in some ot the dwellings that hud
iow foundations. The river bottom
uorth of Springer avenue west and
north of the Perkins avenue bridge
was under water Inst night and tu
day. The'p are but tnreo residence
III that section about half submerged
A ten acre cotton palch Is In iho bend
it the river ut this point.
Pass Sorry Night.
The residents or the "Hibow" last
night passed a wretched night. The
tamperaiure tell 'it) degrees by day-
Ight and the majority of those thai
had the1' houses flooded last May
spent tiie night watching the. river. Not
nuiny got nuy sleep. They spec: Ui"
tilghi parking their goods and storing
It iiiKjn lubles. Many that niovcsl to
places of safety on the oust side lust
night are busy today moving back to
their homes. Many or tho colored
eoplu went hungry yeotonliiy inl to-
day and scarcely any hud any fuel it
tfns not an uncommon sight tu see
a grocery wunon driving to the front
door of these dwellings this morning
bringing food. Many of the it-sldeuts
of the West Hide are uwuy picking
itoltou and will tune borne to find
their furniture uud lioiiHchuld guudh
damaged by vvaier Although there
were perhup 100 houbcs in the "LI
bow" Inst iiigbl within the flooded
district the valer did not miter v 1
West Side Proper Nut Pleodsd.
The river did not break over north
of Cleveland avt nue laM iilgln Ms f
fore and the liv-i- uover left its
banks in Webt Gutlirlo piopcr. The
ripetal to Dally Leader.
Hubait Okla. cl 2.1 - Jul an tb'
kuife butde wan rulsi'd within a few
inches of the mail's throat. Mrs Bdnu
Merilty wht pixid u :ih-iIPirn revolvei
frolll the folds Ot bet' dress IKdllled
the wcaiHM) at her husband and or-
ucrtsl him lo drop ''he knlfu a lib
which he was ulmut to kill tu r di
feiidci Miriiiv iliopiied tie knil" 111
Stunt ly and what unpin bnve bier .1
horrible tmgeily was iiniinwly uv t
Thin dianiulio -.line k. e 'lie I'M n
Abu- tlilny mips wmilne o' il"
Imi I Vi l 1d.1v Mi 1 in t i 1 1 n In
III I II' 1 II Hill l. I' III HI 1 III
bou fed train pulled m. .Out. mI iti iui
window uppeured bis little 1-year old
bov civing "Pupu. Papj In Ui'
eoueli nut 1 lie i:utb' r liytng in vain
lo ki ep tin bov fiinii Hi" vtiiiilow
MoiIhi uud Mini Ii fi lie ii.im .1111I in
hi I il..- lalmii Iwllo'A'il Ii) Ni' liu
Ua'iil ii'iiliei xi iaiihniK '.'h 1
gliiie 1 11 mgiiiiioii A- Mi. ii"d
mother droppvd tutu tbo vacant s"at.
river n.se to within a foot 'tnd a bait
if coming out at Highlit struct whoro
water stood sis foot in May. Neither
did witter rmi down Fifth stroot paat
The colored pooplo resldliig in the
"Elbow" state that tho rlvor would Hot
Have overriowed last night litid it not
been tor the Hitch which wus dug by
tho city several years ago to drain
uirplits water from urn vicinity ot tho
coal shjie ami the Coylc Oil mill. A
'Ivc-fot iilich was dug on Ninth
jtreet to turn (he wntor Into thu river.
Vow it has caved in for twuiity-flvo
ftet bat k mid 11 small e.lititiuul will bo
worked through frotn Ninth atrout to
Seventh street citUiUKT (ttrottgli rest-
deuce propurtiiMi if it is not chocked
they say. They bollovo tliat tlw t'lty
should givo tlium aoiuo relief.
East of Santa Fo Tracks.
On il nst side or thu Siinln Fo
iineks the brunch or thu Cottonwood
aveifloivi -I its banks early this lltorn-
ih W.uer Is bntked tip along -thu
Sunt n Pi property ns far us tho west
side 01 1 in Guthrie lie plant on tho
north wtiii large pools of wntor stand-
ing inivvieii the triii-U.-. nud Third
dtleel. III I Weill the lee pllltlt 1111(1 tllO
Oklaliouiu Cereal mills. On tho south
the river vvuu floodud 11 two-acro
stretch or ground whoro tho Santa
Fe round house and cotton colilprcBl
are loiatisl. Wnter is standing ti foot
deep under uu ncru ot tho wooden plat
form of the coltou compress and was
backed titi lo tho north uldu of tho
roundhouse. This 11101-11111; wntor ln;v
led the bottom of bridge ucrous tho
branch of ihe Cottonwood leading to
thu ruuitdhoiise and the oultoti com-
press. Ar Second street the old entrance
if Island park tho rlvor was out of its
hanks 011 Inith sldos and was almost
a block wide. extending back1 lttlo tbo
park fltty fuoL
Latta'8 Place Under Water.'
Tho barnyard' und clover fluid on
George Latin's plucu udjolnlni; First
street on the south w'fltt Qiuldr water
this morning. Tim water bolns almost
ns llgh as last Mny. At tho water
works the river at nildlifglit was with-
in tu- feet of the watUrhiork pf tlio
May "i)tl. No (luiuago Ih roptfrtcd by
Unglit. er Gregory to thu puilfplng sta-
Hon or any or the wntor wolls of thu
filtration plant now tlinirlllg coitiple-
1 ion. Water did not overflow into
Hlectric park this tlino Wlturu water
stood six feet in May. Thu lagoons
however were filled. Oil tho McCoy
furin south or Kluc trio park u two
acie cotton palch nud corn field nuur
the Suniu Fe south yards woru bland-
Ing In wuler. A small culllu poit neai
the Fnrniers' Coltou gin tuljolulng tho
city 01 'lie south had Kuvuritl Jnchos
or water this morning. Flvu hundred
steers that were reeding thoro wore
romoveil lust nlulit. Tlio oCttouwooti'
near tho coal shtite wliuro the brunch
runiili'B to Island park oinptlus was
ove- u block wide wtitor oxtemllity
(rout tho trucks lo tho Ftirmortf' sin.
Hoar Haskell at the opera house to-
FEDERAL EMPLOYES DONATE
Ciuveruoi Haakeli this luorulng re-
ceived a i'i 50 sokl piece from un an-
Isihtuiii iKtetmaster iu n small T'ab
(own 10 be udiled lo the governor' a
J spveial fund tor waging win aguifist
I the elleiuleh of good goveiiiuieiil Tho
wilier states lliiii he Is nounw4i.it
I uidy In sending ids donation iHtcnuse
no iieimieii toe ipiesilou as to wuctuer
a Federal employe should' take such
utiioii Hi i-iHteu that II was the
governor's Dallas speech that decldod
the iUi nt ion foi hliu.
the husband burst out into a tirade
i-uibliig uud a cuslug bis Kifu with in-
fidelity. The wife trloil to sxplalu.
but wltboui avail tdie biMbajui grow-
imt more abusive. Flually Mrs. ilr-
rlty milled a bysijindi r 11 1 whose ho-
tel she bad vtopped uevetat w. eks to
corroborate bur stutenieutM. Thb re-
uucHt filled the angered husband with
tie liny of 11 uiaddenisl bu'l and
IratviiiK an nr I kuld . luu made u dive
a' bis wif' di fonder shouting "I'll
lull von'' At ibis Instant Mrs Merrily
iiih'kl. ii a .1 bruud uew is-vsjlver
in in tut 'ii.- una aiming it point
i.iiinl u h 1 tin ibaad she shrlektd.
I'l'M. 'h 11 l.ii li lob 11 or I Will blow
"in tu un mi M' rrlty grew death
Iv pule ss he lorikt d down tile bin rel of
ih" iliudly wespou diopped Ihe knlfu
and fl tl uupursUMl dovtu Mi" . alloil
M'lili. imi In wid " pai'ii'i d U
ti .. t ik 1" 1 In liubbain agi-. tug
n. i In i(i 1 'fiorit. piovijliig
tin In Wi.uld fitvi tlinj !u "IjfOdy
nt U'' '.liiiU- bhu atiued but lalur
uauogud to steal it and get uway.
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Niblack, Leslie G. The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 31, No. 136, Ed. 1, Friday, October 23, 1908, newspaper, October 23, 1908; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc72568/m1/1/: accessed June 20, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.