The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 90, Ed. 1, Monday, March 11, 1901 Page: 1 of 8
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GUTHRIBJ OKLAnOMA MONDAY MARCH 11 1001
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR
Military Trust and Educa
fionai Bills Became Laws
Governor BHrnee signed the follow-
ing bills this afternoon:
Council Dill No 133 an act to pro-
vide for nppesls from Justices of the
peace In certain caseB.
Council Bill No 128 an act 5n rela-
tion to landlords &nd tenants.
House Bill No 231 substitute an
ad authorising Incorporated com-
panies to ntrionrl their articles of In-
corporation. Substitute for House Bills Nob. 1C3
nnd 147 nnd C8H0U80 history: An
act to provide for the regulation "of
the territorial mllltla and making ap-
propriations for Its malntonnnco nnd
nrnendlng section 6 chaptor 35 and
sections 20 and 34 of chapter 35 of
the session laws of Oklahoma of 1805
and section 2 chapter 10 of the ses-
sion laws of Oklahoma or 1800 and
repealing soction 30 chapter 36 of
the session laws oi Oklahoma of
Council Bill No. 15 an act to author-
ize the construction of additional
uulldlngB for tho colored Agricultural
and Normal unlvarslty at LangBton.
Substltuto for Council Bill No. 14
an act to authorize tho construction
of additional buildings for the Uni-
versity of Oklahoma.
Council Bill No. 10D. an act to on-
courage agriculture horticulture and
Council Bill No. 01 an act ompow-
erlng counties and townships to-levy
road ahd bridge taxes to build roads
and brldgos and for othor purposes.
IIoubo Bill No. 269 an act in rela-
tion to certain county offlcors.
Substltuto for Council Bill No. 117
an art to ostabllsh and locate n Nor-
mal school In Southwestern 0!:laho-
rnan torrltory and to provide for tho
selection Qf a site tho construction of
buildings nnd for tho maintenance of
House Bill No. 201 an act providing
for tho location erection manage-
ment and control of a University Pre-
Houso Bill Vo 144 substitute an
act relating to mutual insurance com-
panies organised under article 1 of
chaptor 17 of the session laws of tho
TVrrttoiy oi Oklahoma of 1800 nnd to
amend sections 1 5 C 7 nnd 8 of
said art and for other purposoa.
Houso Bill No. 253 an act to pro-J
vide for tho establishment of a dis-
trict high school in Door Crook Grant
House Bill No 43 substitute an
net to nmond sections 1 2 and 3 of
chapter 31 of tho session laws of Ok-
lahoma of 1897 and for othor pur-
poses. Houso Bill No. 1C7 an act rotating
to savings nnd trust companies pro
viding for tho organization manugo-1
rornt control regulation and super-
vision thereof acJ providing for
penaltle" 'r tc violations of tho pro-
visions of this art.
W. C. T. U. Meeting.
The ladies of the W. C. T. U. mot
with Mrs. E. L. Hlrschl Saturday af-
ternoon Tho meeting wns of unusu-
al interest as communications woro
read stating that several noted lectur-
ers were bo In Guthrlo during tho
year Mrs. Collie Howo. who was
here last Octobor during tho terri-
torial convention and lectured two
icvenlngs will bo in tho city again dur-
ing tho month of Juno and give two
Mrs. E. M. Adams a temperance
lecturer of national reputation will
be in Guthrlo tho coming week and
will speak at tho Christian church
Sunday March 17th ut 3 o'clock and
at the First M. E. church at night.
This lady comes woll reqommended
and tho publlcr'Is Invited to attend
Tho Union adjourned to moot Fri-
day March 22d with Mrs. A. V. Mo
Wetby atri215 West Logan avenue.
Whon you are bilious use thoso fa-
mous llttlo pills known as DaWltt'B
Wttlo Early Jtlsors to cleanse the llyer
ftaa bowels. Thoy never gripe.
SoW uy J- N Wallace.
CA8E8 ON DOCKET
IN DISTRICT COURT.
Prisoners Are Arraigned Phillips'
Case Set For Trial.
Judge Burford opened district court
this morning by asking for the nr-
lslgnment of nil arrests made on In-
dictments returned by tho recent
grand Jury. The sharlfC was on hand
and County Attorney Jones read in-
dictments as follows:
910 Territory ts. Joe White negro
charged with burglary of property oi
Guthrie Milling company entered plea
or not guilty nnd trial set for March
26. IS. 1. Saddler appointed his at-
torney. 98S Territory vs. Abe Mlias ne-
gro charged with burglary of John
House's proporty. Given time to
plead and trial set .for March 25.
924 Torrltory vs. Nicholas Purvis
negro plead not guilt.
926 Territory vs. David Lrtwsou
charged with burglary of houso of
Charles McNalJy ploadod not guilty
and trial set for Mnrch 25. J ml go
McCarvor wns appointed his attorney.
922 Torrltory vs. Albert MoClaln
charged with burglary bond given
nnd cause continued for the torm.
916-01C Territory vs. NoitIb charg
ed with assault; county attorney or-
dorod to fllo showing for continuance
The nppenranco of tho prosecuting
witness cannot be obtained at pres-
ent 919 Territory vs. Metcalf passed
No nrrasts have been made In
causos Nos. 921 and 27.
92(3 Torrltory vs. Bart Franklin
bond filed nnd passed for presXmt
In the cnuso of Torrltory vs. Spur-
lock domurror to indictment was sus-
tained nud case orderod resubmitted
io acllon of grand Jury.
United States vs. Phillips.
The cnuso of United Statos'vs. W.
T. Phillips was set for hearing Mar6h
2o United States Attornoy Speed
wns toot jirosont but the court eot the
caSo sufficiently late to onabto him
to propnro for trial.
HENS MUST LAY 28800000 EGGS.
New Hampshire Man Gives Kansas
and Oklahoma Producers a
Scripps-Mcltao Press Ass'n.
Kansas City Mo. Mnrch 11. 15. M
Slayton of' Manchester. N. It at a
meeting of the Oklahoma and Kansas
rroduco Dealers' association here to-
day gave tho members a joint order
for 200 carloads of eggs. The ship-
ments are to be made a train at a
time. The order moans that the hens
of Oklahoma and Kansas have ahead
of them the task of laying 2S.SOO.000
eggs this spring.
DEMOCRATS OF ENID.
Enid Okla. Match 11. Tho Demo-
crats of thiB city lave nominated
Louis Fabloun for mayor; Louis Vol-
lers for city clerk; Frank Lotson for
city troasuror; C J. West for city at-
tornoy; Michael Roach tor pollco
Judgo; W. B. Whlta for city marshal;
T. Arrowsmlth for streot commission-
er SHE PLAYED "QUEENA."
Ethel Tuckc" and Her Stock Company
All Next Week.
Ethel Tuckor who made such n
big hit horo in '"Queena" a tow
months ago now has a first class
company of hor own and will appear
al naxt week at tho Brooks.
SAILORS MUTINY. .
Sorlpps-McRae Press Ass'n.
Washington D. C March 11. Ori-
ontnl mall advices say" that seventy-
flvo sailors on tho Uultod States
arulsor Albany4 miltlnod at Hong
Kong. Thoy wore disgruntled on ac-
count of liborty money. Thoy woro
quickly overpowered with swords and
pistols and are now at Cavlto await-
LONE WOMAN FOUND DYING.
Mrs Thomas Unattended Is Stricken
Mrs. Thomas aged 48. living at 902
West Noblo was found dying nt hor
home at 3 o'clock thla nftornoon. Po-
lice) and physicians woro noCifled. The
wj5tnan was stricken witji -jmralyaU
and Dr. Bloeh says fiho has ovidontly
been bolpless and dying for two days.
ANSWER TO HAY
Caunot Accept Senate
Treaty is Off ' '
Scripns-McRao Press Ass'n.
Washington D. C March 11. Lord
Pauncefote today handed to Secre
tary Hay a document from Treat
Britain In which it Is stated Uiat
Britain can not accept the senate
amendments to tho Nicaraugnn oanal
treaty. No alternative is otterod. Tne
document practically closes the nego-
tiations. Secretary Hay rushed It to
Obtaining Lands In the
Comanche I. T. March 10.-To
Editor of Louder; Kvory mall brings
lottora from all ovor tho country mak
Ing Inquiries concerning tho method
of homestoadlng land In tho Comnu-
chcKIowu. reservations soon to bo
opened to settlement
Tho npplicant must first select tho
qunrtor- section on which he Intends
to file and bo satisfied of its truo lo-
cation and description and location.
He should then go to the propor land
office and file application stating his
name roeldonco and postofflco ad-
dress and giving st gonoral descrip-
tion of the land. Tho application
must bo accompanied by tho affidavit
of tho pinlntlff sotting forth (1) that
ho is not the proprietor of more than
iJLQO acres of land In any stato or tor-
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mory t) iuul nu in. a viuzmi ui uiu
United States or has filed hlB decla-
ration to becorao such (3) that ho Is
over 21 years of ago or if under that
ago that hf Is tho head of family.- (4)
that tli't annlicatlbn Is mado In irooil
faith and for tho purposo of sottio-
mant and that he is not acting as
ngont for any other porsort or corpora-
tion (6) that since- August 20th 1800.
he has not entered under tho land
laws of tho United States n enmntlty
of land agricultural in character
which the land applied for would
make more than 320 acres (G) that
he has not hitherto had the benefit
of the homestead laws. This appli-
cation roust be made in person. After
making application the applicant is
allowed six monthss in which to
establish his residence.
Union soldiers may Initiate home-
stead right without being present at
t' e opening also their Widows and
minor orphan children have the same
rights. They may file declaratory
statement by attornoy which entitles
thorn to enter in six months from tlje
timo of filing.
To thoso who write we In tho fu-
ture would Bay that I can not take the
time to answor your Jotters unless
you enclose self addressed stampod
envelope. 8. E. Hogsed.
Being Utilized by the Rock Island Be-
tween Liberal Kas. and El Paso.
Tho now oxtenslon of the Rock
Island now building between Liborsl
KaB. and El Paso Tox.. is being
pushed forward at the rnpld rate of
three miles of finished track per day.
Already thirty miles of the roadway Is
ready for tho rails and a large- force
of graders Is at vork several miles in
advance of the traok layers. The
rapid progiess In laying the track on
this new axtonsion is made possible
by using onow track laying machine
This machlno grontly facilitates the
work by dollvorlng tho tle and rails
to tho workmen aa fast as noeded.
Whon this now extension -Is com-
pleted tho Rock Island will havo the
longoet piece of straight track of any
railroad In North America "the track
bolitfe so laid that for a dlstanco of
120 mllos thoro Is nota ourvo. Tho
now brldgo on this extension ovor
tho South anadlan river on which
work bogan a few days ago will fco
710 foot long and 130 feet nbovo tho
Whon children havo earache satu-
rate a ploo3 o'f cottvn with Ballard's
Rnnuj. Liniment nnd nlrtnn' It In the
four. it will stop too pan quickly.
Price 25 and CO cents. .
P. B. LUIIo Cj. and Wheeler &
About Jills Signed
to Presiding Officers-
' Will Hopkins be Re-
Twenty thousand uollars Is appro-
priated for an oxhlblt at the St. Louis
During the session the governor
vetoed but two measures House
Buiu Nos. 199 and 50. Two yoais ago
the. governor vetowd an appropriation
bill nnd almost as many Uuls a he
The Wilkin's public lands bill failed
to reach final passago in thu council
nnd tho public lands of Oklahoma re-
matn under tho authority of the In-
Tim division of Woods county watr;
turnod doarn in tho council. Plans to
rovlvo tho bill and pass Itrin tho clos
ing- hoars failed. The bill was pro-
moted it Is allogod by tho Choctaw
Governor Barnes vetoed Comp's bill
appropriating $52000 for tho Edraond
Normal sthool Ho thought the facili-
ties of the school were adequate for
Its present ncods. The governor liad
not made known this afternoon his
action upon the public buildings bill
and the Tonkawa Norman IanBton
and Oroer county bills.
In the council Friday wltn Miller in
the chair bills were passed rapidly.
The clerk would start to read the bill
and when ho road three lines the
gavel would come down with "Tho
third reading of the bill what will
you do with It? The clerk will call
the roll." And the thing would pass
In about two minutes.
Senator Harrison has been appoint-
ed by ProBldont Bellamy to be coun-
cil mombor of the codifying commit-
tee. Ho will havo tho appointment of
one olork. Speaker Stovdns was of
the opinion that tho right to appoint
tho two houe members belonged to
W M. Jenkins territorial secretary.
The latter has appointed Representa-
tive C. It. Alexander of Wooi'ward.
Pepresqntative Thomas R. Held prob-
ably will be the other appointee.
S N. Hopkins territorial superin-
tendent of health was greatly sur-
prised at the refusal of the council
to confirm his appointment by the
governor. The refusal makes It 11
legal for the governor to reappoint
either Hopkins onny other nominee
rejoctod by tho council. The coun-
c.i In 1800 rejected the nomination of
harper 8. Cunningham attorney
general but Governor Barnes roap.
pointed him. It Is not believed that
any of the nominees who were reject
od Friday will got new commlsskjwfo
The govornor has authority to appoint
Through a promlBO of Senator
Winkler to Ropresontatlvo Noablt
the Iattor's bill' prohibiting tho salo
of olgnrettqs or cigarette paper in
Oklahoma was rovlvod In tho coun-
cil passod and sent to tho governor.
i. Is bolloved ho will veto tho meas-
ure. This -bill caused a soeno In tho
enrolling room. After it had been
enrolled a clerk named Morgan of
Oklahoma City seized it and started
to loavo the room Shoemakor chlei
clerk domandod tho bill but Morgan
.Continued on page 8.)
INDIANS TO HOLD '
Occasion Due to Opening of
Kiowa Country to
Special to Dally Leader.
Oklahoma City Okla March 11.
Chief ft. B. Itosenarry of the Osage
Indians and his assistant chief J. II.
-fPelaufl are at the Lee today wharo
Uiey met several representatives front'
the Ctrlfffime and Arapahoe Indians
and made arrangements for these two
tribes to 'tend the great farowoll
council which will be hold at Buffalo
Springs 18 miles soutii of Fort Slit
on June 6. Chief Roseberry and as-
sistant will visit several othor tribes
and ntako arrangements to have thorn
Join In tho great council also tho
chief oxpects that 6000 Indians will
bo present. Representatives of.thoJ
Osogos Choyonno Arapahoes Co-
manche Apacho Choctnws. Chloka
stiws Seminole nnd othor' tribes an
expected. The Sioux have boon in-
vited to come from Nebraska. Tito
meeting Is r farewell to be hold Just
before the o.snlng of the Kiowa nnd
Comanche lands and is held bacauso
oi tho opening or these lundn. to set-
tlement TOOK HIM WHILE ASLEEP.
Officers Steal a March on a Horse
Tho Gloncoe Mirror sayu: RoKa
Rnapp an allogod horse tnlof and a
uespornta character was arrested in
this city Sunday nftornoon by City
Mnrshal U. B. McKlnnon and his
Urothor Gus McKlnnon. Tho nrrost
was based on tolophonlo information
from Chandler stating that Knapp
had stolon a horse In Lincoln county.
Information was nlBo given that
Knapp was a member of an organlzod
gang of horso thieves and that ho had
served a term in the penltoullnry and
had escaped from tho ottlrers at ono
time. Warning was given that Knapp
was n. desperate chara ter and would
take chances on avoldltiR arrest or
breaking away. Officer McKlnnon
had noticed Kuupp loafing around
King's livery barn am) he and Gus
McKInnoi woat ijnmoiliuttMy to place
him under arrcht tio was found
sleeping The mainhal awnkened
Knapp and pla cd him under 'arrest
but not too soon for Knapp fumbled
around iiwW the bed covering for
hiH revolver Th officer gave him
no chance for gun ply Ho was tak
en to the city
jail and .searched. ACaniJdat For Qovarnorhip
of barb wife cutters Pufihino HiB Claims.
used by horse thieves a false face.
musuimc nnu wig were i.iKen irum
him. He was then chained and taken
to Stillwater whore he was turnod
over to the offlcors.
G. A. R. and W. R. C. Entertainment
at District Court Room Tonight.
An entertainment undor tho man.
ngement of tho G. A. R. and tho
W. 11. C. of this city will toko place
at the district court room tonight It
will be an Illustrated lecture on "In
His Steps." by J. M. Shoenholt A.M-.
L.L. Mr. Schoenhelt is n forcoful
and Interesting talker and a thorough
student at moral and ethical subjects.
Hit. Illustrated lecture is pronounced
a good ttiiHt and will be patronized
liberally by tbe public.
LASTED THREE DAYS.
Fierce Pfalrlo Fire Causes Destruc-
tion Out West.
That part of Woodward county
near tho town or Curtis was ravaged
by a tnmirle fire which continued
jthroo pays Saturday. Sunday and
fdrtliay last Much property wua
doetroyod but thero were no casual
ticls although many had napow
ANADARKO WILL HAVE A BANK.
B&rlppa-MaRae Press Ass'nl
Washington D. C March lJr-Thn
application to organlzo tho First No
tlonal bank of Anadnrko Okla. with
a capital of f250Q0. was approved by
the comptroller of the uurroocy to-
day Tho Incorporators nro ''Dennis
Klyno James A Carroll Thomaa F.
Woodard. Frank B. Tarwell Frod Bar-
bour and John 1 Blackburn.
By Terrilc Boiler
BUILDINGS TORN DOWN;
MANY PERSONS KILLED
Big Bbileftlin If Laundry
Bursts and Causes Wreck
and Ruin for Blocks
rfpps-McR.UB. Pr&s Abb'u.
Chicago III. March 11 The ex-
plosion of a holler wrecked Doromus
laundry this morning. Ten Uu-s
wero lost. Twrntj' were seriously
hurt. The fronts of buildings within
two blocks weic cracked by the ex-nir-jlon.
Then) were hundred per-
sons In tho laundt s when the hoc-k
Tho buildings wrecked wore occu-
pied by the Sanitary TniiO(lr com
pany. The boiler In tho" basement
explodod tearing throuph the
threo story structuie demolishing It
totally. Wildstouus. dye shop Don
an's Candy factory anil an empty
oulldlng adjoining wore rlostroyed.
Great masses of building matoriul
were Jiuiiod against tho nearby
structures causing imany narrow
oscapos. Thd first nmlmJancoa re-
turned to the hospital with olghtoon
Injured. A big force of rescuers
were hampered by falling walls An
Immense concourse of peoplo was at-
tracted At noon the corpsos of flvo
girls and two men had been recovered.
Seven of tho eight corpses recover-
ed wero Identified although fearfully
mangled Besides building mentlonod
the explosion smashed the roar of
etitht one story hi . k stores seven.
! Darns weie shitttcxd all the glasft
I within Jour b!o Kh w.is cracked doing
fom thousand ilull.ns damage
A T lioumus mannKtr of the
laundry In mulct mi n -4. It is claimed
thai the bilei u if nt old affair
M'NSAL 8EE8 PRESIDENT AGAIN.
I gf npjuu Pre8ft g'n.
Washington D. C March 11. J. W.
McNeal president of the Guthrie Na
tloual bnnk. called ou Prostdunt Mc-
Kluley at the White house by Invita-
tion today. He was accompanied by
Delegate Dennis T. Flynn. Senator
Fairbanks of Indiana and Congress'
mnn Ovoratroet Mr. MoNonl has boon
hore since Maroh 4 and is zoalouBly
pushing his clnlmB for tho governor
ship of OkUhoma- Mr. FJynn and
THr. McNeal called n the president
Saturday but were invited to call
again today when Oklahoma matters
would be discussed. Mr. McNeal op
pears very sanguine. Mr. Flynn said
"McNeal will be appointed. He has
the Oklahoma Republican organiza-
tion behind him and since the with
drawal of Mr. William Orlmos of
Kingfisher I am giving him my sup-
port" Mr. Overstreet sojd: "There will
be no fight on the gubenistoi ial mat
tor. The president has said he would
wolgh the matter carefully. An ap
pointment will be made about June
1 Governor Barnes It Is said is a
candidate for ro-appolntment hut
nothing officially1 is known of hla
8ANlYARf COMMISSION MEET8.
The Oklahoma llvo stock sanitary
oommlttSlou mot" Saturday for th flpbf
time under tho now law mak'nc It In-
dependent of the board of reict nts of
the Agricultural and Mechnnnnl til
lege. The rofusal of the council to
confirm tho appointment at Pfci
Beeker as secretary leaves the utn
mission with only two member W
B Bolton pof Woodward and . i. raai
Morton of Guthrie Bolton vn
elected chairman. Th- conirri n
I will meet hero March 30.
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