The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 110, Ed. 1, Saturday, September 28, 1901 Page: 1 of 8
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Weather Forecast "'owpbt probably showers cooler Sa idav generally fair
THE ONLY EVENING ASSOCIATED PRESS PAPER IN OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28 1901
THE GLORIOUS STARS
AND STRIPES FOREVER
LOOKS LIKE AN
OF WA1ER SUPPLY
ON THE WITNESS STAND
fisicJF ..- 'j il .
Columbia Wins First Race in an
. Exciting Struggle
By Associated IVeBS.1
New York Sept. 28. Bftrly Condi-
lncroMing wind but the Columbia
seemed to be Increasing her lead. In
Disgruntled Oklahoma City
Parties Secure Indictment
Pertinent Question Discus
sed by City Engineer in
tions for the big y.Tclit race were tin- moment the Columbia went on the
favorable but as the morning wore on starboard tack followed a moment
Major N. D. McGinley of Guthrie. At the meeting of the city council
was one of those who were Indicted ' City Bnglneer White read the follow-
by the grand jury of Oklahoma coun-' Ing report pertaining to the "test well"
ty that finished its session Thursday experiments at Island park which Is
afternoon. The Indictment that was of more than ordinary interest dur-
returned charges him with having ing tho present period of water famine.
Admits That He Did Not Give Schley
the Secret Code
By Associated Press.
Washington D. C Sept. 28. To-
day's session of the Schley court be
taken from A. C. Itoot. warrants on The city engineer's recommendations ; KRn wtb- r011 ot yesterday's wit-
the fog lifted and a hreeie sprung up later by the Shamrock. The Colum-j thc territory of Oklahoma to the ' concerning the improvement of Island
and tho weather-wise predicted uie ma wna eviuenuy unauie to ctosb tne ani0unt ot 8Dout ?9B0 and n certain park will also be read with Interest
coming of enough wind to suit either Bhamroek's bow nnd was forced to
boat. come around. Tho Columbia was try-
Shortly after 9 o'clock the boats Ing to back-wind tho Shnmrock again
were taken in tow and five minutes but hor manouvers were not effective
later were oft Sandy Hook. Tho wind j Tho wind was steadily Increasing
at tho Hook was then blowing steadily By 11:30 It was concodod the Sham-
at ten knots with indications of fresh-! rock was ahead. Thoy wero both on
vnng. Tho course will bo oast by
south with tho start at Sandy Hook
Eleven twelve The yachts wont
over tho lino on tho starboard tack
with the Columbia a trlflo ahead
seemingly in tho same position thoy
started on Thursday.
Official time o Btarting:
In tho first five mlnutos of sailing it
looked as If tho Columbia woro out-
sailing tho Shamrock.
At 11:15 tho Shamrock load by a
hundred and iltty yards.
At 11:17 tho Shamrock was still
ahead and seems to bo doing groat
Columbia wont almost down to tho
line without attomptlng to raiso soil.
The Shamrock had only hor mainsail
set when sho reached tho linn but a
moment later broko out hor club top-
Ball. As soon as thoy crossed tho
Columbia got her mainsail up lively
and thon sont up her club topsail. At
11:18 tho Columbia was distinctly
ahead both boats responding to the
the starboard tack sailing northeast
nnd tho Shnmrock soomod to be gain-
ing. It was a battlo royal. Both
yachts hnd sailed four mllos and it
was nip nnd tuck botwoon them.
Twelve forty. Tho mark is now In
eight. Shnmrock is ahoad and forces
f tho Columbia about. Both aro now on
tho starboard tack and the Shamrock
Shamrock mado tho turn nt 1:20:12;
Columbia ot 1:25:53. Tho yachts aro
coming homo ooforo tho wind with
booms and splnakors to starboard tho
At 2:22. Columbia is a length nhoad
For a brlot tlmo tho boats spod
certificate of deposit made on the ; "To Uie Honorable Mayor and City
Western National bank of Oklahoma Council:
City for 161 all being of an amount I "OeuUemen-r-The "test wells" pro-
of $1160. i vlded for by your adoption ot my
The case is one that grows out of previous report hare been drilled nnd
the failure of the building of the j tholr capacity measured as nccurnte-
Itaclne theater and oftlco building ly aa possible. A brief history of the
that was to have been erected in Ok-1 work will not be amiss here. The cora-
lahoma City nnd the thousand dollars mlttee nnd myself took bids from
that tho City club were to receive In I local drillers and contract wa made
case the building was not opened and ' with Mr. Stotts who had the lowest
ready for their use by the 31st of No j bid. Welt No. 1 was drilled In Islnnd
vember Is the thousand dollars that park 283 Jeet northwest of the large
Major McGinley Is accused of having J well at tfffc pump Iioubo and showed
takon. approximately the same stratification
Tho story of the controversy out of as that rocordod In tho log ot the
which grow the Indictment Is thus deep woll tho wntor-boarlng voln bo-
given by the Times-Journal: Ing a coarso gravol appnrontly tho
It will 66 rememborod that con-! bed of an anclont river about 7 feot
nesses for the purposo of correcting
mistakes in their testimony and til
secret code. He failed to give tho
code to Schley when he passed him.
when the couunodru wag on his way
to Ctenfuegoa. He h id ordered the.
Kagle to give tfi'hu information on
cernlng the present o vt insurgents
lowing other questions to be asked but haA not given the iferet code to
necessary to make clear any the commander of t' it vessel. Ho
which had not hitherto been would have done bo if ho had known
cufflelently elucidated by then.
Captain McCalla who commnndod
the Mnrblehead during Uie Spanish
war then continued the testimony
which he began yesterday.
the destlngatlon of the squndron
In nply to questions by Mr. Hannn
McCalla said the momorandum pre-
pared ' y himself nnd Quoted by Ramp-
ton in his. report August S 1M)R nB
Counsel on both sides agreed thero hnvtng oeen placed In possession ot
should be eliminated all parts of tho Schley contained all tho Information
logs which Co not bear upon the In- oxeept the secret aode which lie pos
i nittrv I UMBIIjl friflKAf-llf 1tf Mi lliflt 1trrtntfl
McCalla's testimony brought out when he nrrlred nt Key Wost May 10.
nothing of particular Interest. Hanna stated his purposo In asking
It was then common knowledge at the question was to dovolop the fact
Key West after his arrlvnl there May ! that the momorandum wns in tha
IP that Cuban Insurgents worb on hands of Schley in tlmo for him to
the const near Cientuegos but no in-J havo actod upon It hoforo leaving
fermntlon was given concerning the ' Clonfuogos for Santlngo.
tracts woro mado In May for the
loaso ot cortaln p'.tlons ot the tho-
ator and office bulldn.g by tho Oklo-
homa City club tho Travelers Pro-
tective association and tho Unltod
Commercial travolera and tho condl-
In thickness and remarkably clean '
yloldlng a good capacity of wator the Klestetl report be constructed
and a reasonable quantity with a (lfUi that the dynamos and pumps as
tomporaturo ot about 00 dogroes J thoroln recommended for the trans-
Frarnhart and an olovatlon at lis forunM 0f the wator to the proeont
hlghost standing In the hole llvo feet niUnp wal he co-"Jlderod only In tho
lomowaru apparently wiuiuui muiiB .. th . i nnao rnt met . tl int . w ni ' abovo that in tho big woll. unni Hint ntlmr moans such aa
in their relative positions but about ontered lnt0 at Umt Unt0 wero that "Woll No. 2 was drilled at a point ayvlQnt or grado conduit below the
2:10 it was soen that tho Columbia h0 party mflklng the contraot ahouhl' 467 foot northwost of No. 1 and was'wntar yn Rt fouu.t t0 ue too ox-
was ovor-haullng tho Shamrock.! de)08t the We3tcrn National bank ' identical oxcopt that the gravol bed lftnBlv0. or imnrnctlcnble. I would
DU.1 mw !.!.. ..-. j.Mnn.Tnl ... ' I ... ..... I " -
J1U""' v"' " w.. "v. the sum of $1000 as a forfeit to be wa.i dirty water level ami tempera-
looi uy looi ami ai f.vi sno nau vnn to tho thrfln ..... f tIl ture the same.
lease of the building was not ready for "Well No. 3 was drilled nt a point
delivery to the organization on the ' 70 feet west of No. 2 nnd was tha
SANTA FE AUGUST SHOWING.
Five Hundred Dollars In Prizes-
Dates Oct. 9-16 Inclusive.
Tho city of Perry has been fortu-
nato In securing tho territorial' en-
campment of the mllltin and tho oc-
caalon will be ono of great interest to
all visitors. Five hundred dollars
will be expondod for prizes. Tills
sum has boon donated by Perry peo-
ple and is now in the hands of tho
committee. Tho dates of the oncamp-
ment havo beori flxod from Oct 9th
to ICtb Inclusive. On tho last day
of the encampmont tho ICtli the Antl-
Horso Thief association of tho terri-
tory also moots n that city. It is
believed that the interost and ontcr-
talnmont which will bo furnished dur-
ing tho week will bo sufficient to
bring visitors from all over tho terri-
tory. The invitation la to all nnd it
is hoped that Guthrie will sond a largo
delegation to Perry. Tho railroads
are making a rate of one and one-
third fare for the round trip.
reached hor flying rival. Two mln-
u'.os later she pokod her bowsprit
ahoad of tho Sharorook and establish-
ed n lend which was never overcome
winning by thlrtyflvo seconds.
COTTON SECTION BULLETIN.
Over a Half Million Increase in Net
By Associated Pross.
New York Sept. 28. -Tho Atchison
Topeka nnd Santa Fe railroad sybtom
report for August la nB follows:
Stations of Oklahoma.
Chandler 91 00
Mangum 91 00
Oklahoma SO 00
Shawnoo 93 00
Stillwater 92 00
Woathorford 91 00
Stations of Indian Territory.
SlJSt day of November next. This
thousand dollars was placed In the
bank by one W. K. Hornaday who w
same aa No. 1.
"In all three holes steel casing was
put in to the gravel so a to shut out
the reputed agent of others In Uie the quloKsand anil to prevent caving
tranaactlon and the title to the $1.000 1 a light galvanized casing was sunk
was given to A. C. Hoot who contract-i to tho -water level In the bottom of
od with the organizations. The j the old well on block 98 Just COO feet
money was m the form of territorial north of No. 8.
By Associated Press.
Kansas City Live Stock.
Cattle 1000; unchanged.
Togs 4000; heavy 7.00 7.10; pack.
ors 6.7ogpo.; niixtm u.iutyi.vw
i light C.266.06.
Kansas City Grain.
Wheat Sept.. 04; Dae 00
Mnrlow ....'.. 93
Atlanta ; 74
Augusta .'. 74
Llttlo Rock 8G
New Orleans 8G
warrants and a certificate of doposlt
of an amount larger than the nmount
ot deposit that was required and the
title was passed through J. J. Novak
to Mr. Root nnd he executed an
agreement that transferred this sum
to the City club and other organiza-
tions after the dato of November 21
if nt that time the building was not
rondy for occupancy and on that
night a performance was to have bueii
given in the new opera house by Fred
erick Warde and company the pro
A drill hole was decided on as a
prospect for the strata of water on-
countered nt a denth ot 176 feet in
the deep well. This contract was
also awarded to Mr. Stotts and he
began drilling on Sept. 1 at a point
132 feot west of well No. 1 and at the
tlm f the pump teat mentioned be-
low tils hole was in the same strata
or water gravel and afforded extra
facilities for testing tlb same. This
well progressed through the various
strata mentioned In the deep well log.
oeeda of which to the nmount ot $10.-: and at a depth of 109 feet a sandstone
formation ID feet thick was encoun-
tered. It yielded a small amount of
water and raised the level in this
nole 16 foeL but wns very slow. At a
depth of 182 feet a similar formation
hut of easier flow was . struck and
I the water level raised 24 feet more or
1 j feet above the surface.
1 "Both the lower streams have traces
'of Iron and other mineral contamlna.
Uon. and while not euffielent to prove
'dangerous still It Is not a desirable
source for our supply-
Through the courtesy of the ice
plant a steam pump was borrowed and
set up over well No. 1 and connected
with the pump liotwe boilers. This
000 were to be paid to Mr. Root. Tho
club procoodod upon this asslgnmdnt
and tho contract that was mado to
raiso tho sum of $10000 nnd they
transferred the notos etc. to Mr.
Root who in turn assigned them to
Mr. Novak who was the pevson from
whom ho leased the opera house and
other portions ot the building which
he had rented to the; City club pnd
other ordors and from whom he had
received the money which wns assign-
ed under conditions to the City club.
For some unknown reason the
building waa not built and has not
been built but upon Inquiry being
made of the Weetern National bank
fuither recommend that tho pump
well as nt present In use be continued
and Improved by thu driving of hori-
zontal sand points Into tho strntn ot
water-bearing annd or gravel as fol-.
lows: At a point about four feet
above the bottom of the well a strong
pipe four lncL" In interior diameter
be driven Into the sur.uimlin? strata
lor about 20 feet and from this pipe
at its extremity a 10 foot hu id point
be driven continuing in the same di-
rection and that not Ies than four
such points lm driven In appniximato
ly the four principal dl.e tlon i of tho
"I feel that this report would be
Incomplete if I did not make a recom
medatton to the count II that they re-
fer to the park committee for their
coaalderatlon a proposition to beau
tlfy Island park by erecting a rustic
lountaln or fish pool a; the place of
the well last drilled. I have placed
a temporary cap and syphon on the
casing which stands about three and
ono-hnlf feet above ground and there
Is n clear stream of water constantly
running and requiring no mechanical
effoit to maintain which could be
utilized to good offset. There Is also
a stream of salt water (artesian) on
the opposite side ot the Cottonwood
which could lie piped over and used
similarly thus giving to Guthrie a
park of medicinal aprlnga equal to
any in the world."
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14 4. -1 It
Moderate to high temperatures with
generally fair weather prevailed
throughout the ootton belt during the
Rainfall was veportde from Savan
Chas. M. Strong See. DIr.
CG; May 70Vi70; No. 2 hard pnet twenty-four hours.
h500; No. 2 red 70070-
Corn sept. 85; . w. "v
l B8; cash Nq. 2 mixed. siVtHPi "
2 white SSipfW.
Oats No. 2 white 38 30.
Rye No. 2 60V6i7.
Hay Choice timothy 13.6014.Q0;
loholce prairie. 12.6013.00.
Buttor Creamery 10V419l dairies
Egifs Fresh 15.
Receipts of wheat 108 oars.
as to the depoeu there of Mr. Root it was operated 45 out of the first 70
was learned that Meaars. McGinley houis of the test and drew the hole
and Novak had removed the deposits dry at each stroke of the piston and
from the bank. during thU teat the other wells in
Governor Jenkins Declare Lawton
Hobart and Anadarko Cities
of First Class
Ooernor Jenkins has Itutued his
proclamation t: eating Lawton U
. ... .. 1.... ....1 4 kittle . I. 111.. tit in flpat
The instigation proceeded fti re (hiding the one at the drill only lit ""'l "" -' - - - - -
were closely watched for li- '"' wl" "' "" " ""l
inn lit Ipal election Hi tDln r 'i.
gard to the money and after a time teet away.
the etory of its disappearance came
Thare Isn't any doubt hut what
Anadarko has unlimited quantities
f'gold Bllver copper oil and soft
wator deposits. Tho latter havo been
found In abundance and prospoctors
lire soorcblng for the othera.
When seen relative to the above
j Major McGinley said-
CARNIVAL QUEEN CONTEST. I -In May there was a contract en-
In the Carnival Quean contest the terel into between W K Hornaday
vote today stands as follows: and J J Novak for th onstructipn
Miss Myrtle Black 16Sof an office building and an opera
Mlse Bessie. Graves 10J j house which contract was asaignel
MIsa Ollvo Qulnby 90 by Hornaday to me and the Com-
Mlse Lillian Boles 70 j merclal club having no confidence in
Miss Lillian Reynolds 60 Novak or Hornaday to construct the
Miss Angle Penny 60 j building asked mt to ujt a forfeit for
Miss Blanche Robare 68 1 $1000 aB an evidence of good faltji
m b!(?n of drain fioni their HtandinK
but no such effect could be discerned .
and when bailed out by the drillers Mrs. P.ank O'Nell panne -I through
vhe well at which they were at work the cit yyenterday enroute from lluf
would fill as rapidly as at all other lalo to her home In Oklahoma 'itv
times while the pump waa not run- Kin took l.i the -IkIiM of tin- l'.n.
nlng It U theiefore not unreason American exposition with MIhh I.-m
2 o ?i I V. X it U
ci 4 h i ? it- S h tc e r
M's. Jenkins' Reception.
The followicg i a Hat of th". ladle?
invited to aanUt Mrs. Jenkins at her
next 't home" Vcdntday Oct 2.
Mesdames llynn Cetteral. Miller
Sivurns Bowman Barnea Wheeler
Whlttacre Greer Furrow Baide. F1I-
son Lucas lkirt Hesler Llllle. Htock-
dale. Brooks Johnson
The Doctors wlvea-HPmith Reutl.
Kid ks Furrow Ilamlll Barker Cot
Mestlamns I'm bolt z and RanKln of
Mlb8is Laux Mi Neul Uodenheiin r.
Fiy mi Black. Carter Ahtpaugh H'n-r-'.urnc
ThoHe Invlterl to meet with Mrx.
Jenkins promptly ar '! p. m. The tall
t in will be reielnil fioni 4 to 5
able to assume that wclhi plat e I i:i
this strata within 800 feet of eack
other will not be detrimental to one
another in any way.
The test gave an average contln
Sti.nik' of thin 'it;. fit noit tn i in
excellent lstth and looking well.
John R. Scott of St Louis and Chas.
J Lantry of Strong City Kas- two
1j!k railroad out ra tors are In the
Miss Anna Bodenhelmer 56
Miss Poarl Hutehuaon 54
nous ield of K gallons per minute or nv They lnlttl Pawnee and are
a r.itt of i:itott gallons daily and in Mibling on the construction of tho
.ill u points seems to bear cut the K..t r i tiLiahoma railroad extension
which I did. depositing the same In i former estimates based on the wejl
the Western National bank. Neither now in uae. I would therefore mo..l
The funeral of Mrs Talt who died
Miss Llla Briggs 51 .Hornaday nor Mr. Novak over had ic.petuuiiy recommenu mat uiiw ywmuy wm u m wuiu.uw
Mise Amy Brooks 61 ' ono cent of Interest In this $1000. wells of 20 feet In diameter and of the morning from the residence ot B. A.
Miss Mabel Painter 35 (Continued on page 4.) ttyle recommended and specmea in Douglas on wasninron avonuo.
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MUST PUT UP BOND.
i uty Attornet . limes biiA tl nlcd
ii tltlo.i of the lit v. Swan of the
Antl-Haloon ltaKnti. aad sevtn tax
pavr to appeal to the district court
from the tlet is-itv i f the county com-
niUsiunt it t ilt) i-i i aaloon license
to Phil T Fie It w - requested that
U'l a..-.il li l.ikt i A tbOUt bo'ld )'-
in' ' . i i -tttc i it request was r
fused by the county attorney who
ay that It la not to the Intercut of the
i ouuty to set a precedent of allowing;
Ithcr side to appeal without bond In
t ... of this character
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