The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 101, Ed. 1, Wednesday, March 31, 1897 Page: 1 of 4
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The Center of Attraction for
Shoes is our Store so our custo-
mers say; and if you are not one of
our customers you are cheating1
your feet just give them their own
way and they will bring you right
to our counter. We keep all kinds
of shoes for all kinds of people
but no poor shoes.
Danderine Barber Shop
The Best Place in the City to Get
First-Class Shave Hair Cut
FREE DANDERINE TO
MS W. Harrison.
J. B. FAIRFIELD
Coal and Transfer Co.
The Best Grades of
The McAlester a Specialty.
OKLAHOMA CARRIAGE WORKS.
'Manufactures all Kinds of Vehlckles. Painting Trimming
and Repairing Promptly Attended to.
322 South Division Street.
UrrlUIAIi UKUAN or'UKUHUNA DBMOOHAUT.
IN OUR LINE.
EDWARD NICHOLS Prop.
W. L. DOUGLAS
Corner of Oklahoma ave.
and First Street.
AND A GOOD BATH.
JAMES HILL Prop
Coal Always in Store
and Yards G05 West Harrison
GUTHRIE O. T.
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA WEDNEDSDAY MORNING MARCH 81 1897.
AWFUL LIST OF
A Night of Great Terror Follows the
Storm's Deadly Havoc.
THE GUTHRIE PEOPLE ALL ESCAPE.
Twenty Known Demi ami n Hundred tludly Injured I)a light
Will Toll ii Story Still Xoro UrueBomo-Scarco a UuHtling
Standing hi tho City and No Shelter for the Dying (luthrio
to tho Rchcuc.
The town of Chandler forty miles
east of Guthrie was literally wiped
off the face of tho earth by & cyclone
which passed through that town at 0
o'clock last night leaving death and
destruction in its waUo. Twenty or
more dead bodies havo been recovered
but many more are buried in tho rulus
and fully 300 hundred people were in
jured. Tho Uuthrlo people who were
thero all escaped two of them rocolv
lug slight injuries. Not a dozon houses
aro loft standing in the town and the
sun will rise on a scene of awful deso
lation this morning.
ATTORNEY JOHN DAWSON.
F. S. DBMOFF.
EMMA DRESSING ER.
Child all burned to death by being
pinned down by wreck of Lincoln
MRS. TOM SMITH crushed.
MRS. PHIl.II' JOHNSON and child.
MRS. DR. LEE.
A. W. KELLER and wife.
Three unknown children burned to
JAMES WUODYARD and wife of
EIDorado Kan a.
MRS. FRANK M'CALL.
D. 0 OOODINQ.
ANDREW ASHER and wife.
D 0 JOHNSON and wife
MRS. EMORY FOSTER and baby
the mother's leg broken.
MRS. J. D. LUMLEY.
CHANDLER REEVES. k -ARCn
ALECK BISHOP leg broken.
Q. 0. Nlblack and F. A. Nlblack
Woodyard boy arm broken.
W. U Herod arm broken.
Dr. Wilcott oye torn out.
8. D. Decker bruised.
TUB DEADLY OYOLONK.
At 0 o'clock last evening cyclone
dealing death and destruction to every
thing In iu path swept down upon the
town of Chandler and completely swept
It off the face of tha eartb. The storm
came from the southwest and swept
across the town leaving scarcely a
building of any Importance standing
Everything In the town waa a mass cf
Chandler off the
DEAD AND DYING
ruins In a few moments and the air
was tilled with groans and cries of the
wounded and shrieks for holp from
Heath lly Fire.
The wrecks of many of the store
buildings took Ore and In a short time
an awful holocaust was .n progress
many of those Injured and burled In
tho ruins being burned to death.
Darkness soon came on and in the
awful chaos of death and destruction
the work of rescue was begun. It was
nearly 10 o'clock beforo telephone con-
nection could be secured with Guthrie
and 3 o'clock this morning before any
definite news could bo obtalnod.
At that time tho tire wsb under con-
trol and about twenty doad bodies had
been recovered and seventy- Ave or
more of the injured been cared for
but It was thought thcro were bp many
more dead bodies Btlll buried in the
ruins and twlco aa many injured.
Hut one physician in Chandler was
injured but at the suggestion of the
mayor Drs. Darker Cotters! Tluxton
Williams and R. V. Smith of this city
and others from Stillwater had left
for the sccno before midnight with
medicines instruments etc
anthrle l'eople All Klgrt.
A number of Guthrie people wore at
Chandler attending court but none
were injured but W Ii. Herod who
had his arm broken but is getting
along all right.
A Total Wreck.
Every building upon Main street
except Hoffman's store and residence
and SclBgle's saloon was wrecked ard
all the residences in the northeast part
of town was carried away.
AN AWFUL HOKNK
The scene.on Main Btroet after tva
storm was one never to be forgotten
a mass of Injured people dead and 'n-
jured horses wrecked wagons and
buggies and debris of all kinds from
the buildings. What few bouses nert
left were converted Into hospitals to
Easy to Bay but
how ahull I do itv
In the only coin
mon si'mewu) keep yourliwul cool
your feet wnrin ami your blond rich
and imroby taking I Iood'hStirMimrillii.
. Then all your nervo
111 tl16 IIHlHrlUtf tiaSIIOs
. ami organ will bo
Spring1 pn'iwrly nouiUI eil.
r Hood'H Sui'Huparillu
builils up the sv stein crcuteH an nj-
petite tones the vtoiuah and give
strength. It U tho people's Hpiing
Mcdlrino has a larger salt and ef-
fects uioro cures than all others.
I'urlfler. C. I. Hood tt Co. Lowell Mas.
l-tntl mil asiltJlKettou and cure
HOOd S FillS Constipation jaceuti.
holtor tho Injured i d though tho
work of rescue Was made difficult by
darkness and mud and wreckage
strewn.every whore it was carried on
vallenlty The (luthrio people worked
hard aud to Attorney Johu Stone Is
tho IiKAIikk Indebted for much- Infor.
.IUDUK ItALK'M UDUAt'K
Judge Dalo pa tho storm approach.
Ing and taking Mrs. Dale n.n to a
hollow where ho placed her behind a
large boulder aud crouched by her
side both escaping uninjured
A 1IAIIVS K.1UAle.
A two days old baby nai carr'cd
four blocks and not Injured while tho
mother was crushed In her bed.
Tho town was filled with strangers
attendlug court and many were In
jured in the court house and stores
and a number killed whose names It Is
Impossible to get.
Tho court house post olllco bank
newspaper ofllccs hotels and nearly all
tho stores arc completely gone as well
aa the residence portion and the wholo
townslte la a barren waste and tho
story of desolation and woo will bo
one long to beromemberod while last
night's sccno of horror and terror will
never be cflacod from the memories of
those who participated in thorn.
Tho groatcst dangers from La
Grlppo Is of Its rosultlcg In pneu-
monia. If reasonable caro is used
however and Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy takon oil danger will bo
avoided. Among tho tons of thous
ands who have used this remedy for
lagrlppe wo have yet to learn of a sin-
gle caso having resulted In pnoumonla
which shows conclusively that this
remedy is a certain preventative of
that dread disease it will effect a
pormanent euro in Icsb tim-j than nny
other treatment. The 25 and 50 cent
sizes for salo by Seatonlan Drug Co.
THE SLATE BILL. "VETOED.
Uoveruor Htepheiu Dennunrer the l'ro-
poed Taxation of Note.
Jkpfnkoox City Mo. March 30.
The governor this afternoon gave out
Ills message vetoing the measure In-
troduced and passed by the last assem-
bly known as the Slate note aud bond
assessment bill. He declares that the
records of the Senate und tho bill
Itself do not harmonize bceauso the
bill line the emergency clause attached
and It was not passed by the Senate.
"It main features." the governor
continues "are Inquisitorial and un-
American. Tho proponed operation
of this law would In the course
of time deface a. note or bond
almost beyond any recognition. Iu
addition the llNllug of the nuts of In-
debtedness which Is leprenenteil
by notes bunds und mortgage would
be an Impossible task for the
assessor. Successful business Men arc
usually very anxious to keep their
credit 'affairs private and If notes were
accurately described und placed upon
record it would lie made public prop-
erly. As for preventing proiwrty from
escapiug taxation this bill will have
little effect for those who Intend to
avoid taxation will lnveut more cer-
tain methods than they now have.
'There has been a groat cry for
years agalust paying Interest to for-
eign loan companies aud on foreign
capital and yet this law looks to me
as if it might be in the dlreut interest
of suuh companion for It doos not af-
fect them but only local uupltul. Tim
capitalists holding a sufilolent number
of notes will avoid the luw v indors-
ing them to friends iu other status
prior to June 1 and will thus escape
taxation mi all their projwirty iu this
form. The measure would impose u
hardship on the country merchants all
over the state because four-fifths are
compelled to transact business on the
credit basis. It exempts banks. It
would discourage investment ami
drive oapltal away from the state.
"It is un assault upon the honor and
good name of the state. If the law
should go into effect and all notes by
law must be assessed ut u hundred
cents on the dollar ull loans will be
called in and thousands of people now
thought to be wealthy will m driven
to ruin. .Many who voted for tho
bill did fto under a misapprehension
und nre now apologizing for their
votes. Tho result of such a law would
be to flood the courts with litigation
encourago dishonesty and restrain the
free exchange of negotiable jiaper "
Jtueoiuallini ualckly Cured.
After having been confined to the
house for eleven days and paying out
824 in doctor bills without benefit Mr
Fiank DoUon of Sault Sto Marie
Micb. was cured by one bottle of
Chamberlain's Fain Halm costing 21
cents and has not since been troubled
with that complaint. For sale by Sea-
Ionian urug jo.
New styles of buggies phaetons sur
reys traps and carts jutt received at
M. Collar's South Second street. Call
and see his foods. M Collar
Stuart McKay has eastern money
to loan on farms. Long time. JOS
South First streot. 17 tf
funciOATioif MAriHmoK avii.
LekUliiK Unetlon Treated by the Ter-
O Where O Where!
Thero must bo a mistake some
Where. In all this mad acramblo for a
pie counter berth whero Is one Samuel
Athorton Esq ex county commis-
sioner Sunday school organizer turn-
pike builder and all around political
acrobat. Marshal Rocord.
Tine Gutiiuik Lkaokh protends to
think It knows something about tho
separata school law passed by the lato
lamented legislature. If tho Lradkii
has discovered a plan by which the
law can bo put In operation It should
apply for a copyright at onee. Hut
tho Lkaiikh knows no moro about tho
bill thnn tho members of the legisla-
ture do. and no one of them nratonds
to know or care what the effect of tho
bill will bo
THEY WILL JIUILI).
I'awneo Teoplo Have Positive Assur-
ance of a Now Hoad.
Special to the Dally Loader
I'awnkk Ok Marsh 30 Olllclals of
tho Muskogee Oklahoma aud Western
Ratlwoy company here have posltlvo
assuranco from tho Missouri Kaunas
and Texas Railway people that they
will take hold and help build tho road
from Tahlcquah through Muskogco
to this place and on west through
l'erry and Enid to Hlgglns Tex.
THOMAS "RYAN TEAMED.
The Kniiann Mntle HI rut Interior Attlit-
7nt Hvkiii I'eiialon t'otumlMluiier
Washington March :io The Presi-
dent sent to the Senate to-day the
nomination of ex-CongreHsmtm Thomas
Ryan of KntiHas to bo flint assistant
secretary of tho the Interior and of
Henry Clay Evans of Tennessee to bo
Tho President also sout In tho fol-
lowing nominations: Charlemagne
Tower of Pennsylvania to bo 'nvoy ex-
traordinary and minister plenipoten-
tiary to Austrlu-Hungary; Anson Hur-
lingnine Johnson of Colorado to bo
consul at Fu Chan China: William S.
Hallenberger of Pennsylvania to bo
second assistant postmaster general.
For the Annotation uf Itnn-nll.
Waniiinoiun March 30. Repre-
sentative Spauldlug of Michigan In
troduced a joint resolution providing
for the annexation of Hawaii to tho
LITER A 111' NOTES.
In tho "Progress of the World" de-
partment of tho April Review of Ro-
views the editor comments on tho
change of administration at Washing-
ton on tho tariff bill and other meas-
ures beforo tho extra session of con-
gress and on President McKlnley's
diplomatic appointments tho Ore co-
Cretan situation is carefully reviewed
and other recent developments In
foreign politics aro treated with tho
thoroughness and Impartiality to
which tho Review's readers have
The l.aliKllon UUUK.
At a maaa meeting of tho cltlons of
Langston and vicinity hold last wock
a committee of five was appointed by
the chair to receive bids and locate
the sight of the Agricultural Normal
University says tho Langston City
What tho Tuskcgeo Normal Indus-
trial Institute 1b to Alabama and tho
south tho Agricultural and Normal
University at Langston 01 ty may be
for Oklahoma and the southwest. It
will require solf-sacrillcu Industry on
the part of tho regents and faculty
that may hereafter be bulocUd to eon-
trol this proposed young institution of
learning for AfrojAmerieuns.
From Cripple llmea.
After the big fire In Cripple Creek I
took a very icvere cold and tried many
remedies without help the cold only
becoming more settled. After using
three small bottle of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy both the cough and
and the cold left me and In this hlirh
altitude It takes a morltorious cough
remedy to do any good 0. II. Hender-
son editor Dally Advertiser. For salo
by Seatonlan Drug Co
Go to Mrs. Newton s lor a good meal
at the Van Voorbees old stand corner
of Oklahoma avenue and Second street.
vou can yet get the benefit for
special treatment of the eye ear nose
aud throat If you will consult Dr
Mayer at once.
Daily Lkadkk and Kansas City
Dally Times one week for 15 cents
Leave orders at Leader o Iliac. This
Includes the big Sunday Times.
It's a Comfortable Line.
Journeys long or short comfort-
ably made provided your tickets read
over Santa Fo Route.
Wantku Five thousaudb bushels of
tomatoes delivered to Salmon Csn-
olng factory Guthrie. 0 T. during
the canning season- Farmers wishing
to make contracts addrees Gus Carson
care Nix Ualsell & Co. Guthrie O. T.
I'clelitatFit for its trreat Iravrnlng strength
and healthfutncss. Asaures Hie food agaloit
alum and all forms or adulteration onimoo
to the cheap lirancU koyai uakimo powdkk
co iitw VOUK
WERE ALL OF ONE
OF NEMAHA COUNTY KAN.
A Small Ntrntm llpeniiie a Torrent aud
Wiuhr Amu) r. .luhn Mrilrath aud
Her Nli flillilren The Mother
Surtw The Had Under-
taken u l'rl the Creek
PI llndle Pound.
6kxkca. Kan. Murch 30. Last Sun-
day morning Mrs. .John McOrath wife
of oiin of our iiifintier farmers living
sixteen miles northwest of here
hitched up the ti-nni. irettluir tlio chil
dren Iu the witgon nnd started to visit
The stream Pole oreek which .sho
had to cross was greatly swollen by
heavy local raltiR but sho did not
think tho water a.s high as It was The
swift current upset the load of six
children -and lior.solf Into tho stream
and nil wore drowned but the mothor
who managed to save herself. Tho
six children ranged from U year of
ago down to H months.
Search for the bodies of the drowned
children wiw begun immediately Two
were found in a short time nnd three
more were recovered yesterdoylear
Ing one still to bo located It Is prob"-
able that It has been carried far down
Mrs. Metiiath is In a pitiable con-
dition as the rfsult of her terrible ex-
perience and boreavomeut. and her
friends fear for her reason. Johu Mo- Vl
fnitll. till! flltllw- Im . 'imnniimna '
Bluuwu'a HucceMor fall Into the llunde
of tho NpsnlartU.
Havana. Mareh jii. (l.-ncrnt Ruiz
Rivera who succeeded General Muceo
as comiuunder of tho Insurgent forces
In Pltiar dul Rto and is eonsidi-red next
In importnnoo to General Maximo Oo'
moz was captured yustcrdav morning
nfl.H I... tin I 1. ...... ........... .. .. . 1
with his chief of staff. Colonel Paiuilo
anil lils adjutant. Lieutenant 'lirry
The last named died from wuuuda
caused by a Spanish ahull soou after-
ward. The two former were takm to
San Christobal whore they will be
held for a short time and then ma bo
brought here for trial. lhat diath
will bo their portion Is beyond juos
General Hernandez Volasco and a
column of Spanish troops eneuiiukred
Rivera and too men nt Cuba.it-ia. Iu
the Itt-i Hondo dtatrtut and aft r au
hours hard lighting during which ten
rebols ware killed nnd niuuy wouuaed
captured Rivera and his staff ulheera
and u large uuuiitit of annum ti.jn
arms and dyuaiiilU
The hpaulsli losses are placed at cuo
death mid twenty-four wnuinl. .1
A Valuebln I'reaorlpiloii
Bditor MoirUou of Wortlungton
Ind.. "Sun" writes. "Vmi have a val
uable preseriutlon iu Kiectnc Hitters
and I can cheerfully recommend t for
Constipation and Sick Headuclio. nnd
as a goueral system took- it has no
equal." Mrs Annie Slehle J6?t Cjt
tagu Grove avenue Chicago was all
run down eould not eat nor digest
food had a baekache which never lelt
her and felt tired and weary but six
bottles of K lee trie Hitlers restored bar
health and renewed her strength
Prions 8fl eetilc and 81 del a bottle at
0. It. Konfro'sdrug store
Apreein ut on Minting lluur
We the undersigned "dry goods
millinery rlothlng boots and shoes
merchants of Guthrie do hen by agree
to close o'ir respective pla.-ea of I us
nebs from the 4th day of April jf
until the 1st day of September isj7
at 6: JO o'eloek p. w. except Satur (ay
1)t d Hetseli
II L. Cohen
W. F. Culeman. Rusb
P R Timing A Co .
Sentlelbaeh iJros Fair.
Hkesntotimklt i. We-kei
I U Levy Itee Hive
Case & Moore Cyclone
Ilanuall fc Oliver. M
Mrs A. P Sauudere
O. M. Hbarum.
J M. Waller & Rro .
"I Star Harar
You qan save u good deal by having
your eyes examined and proper giavse
fitted This Is your last opportunity
aud you should avail yourself of it
Call on Dr. Mayor before ho loaves the
Ice cream at Al. Uusen biker's seta
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