The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 31, Ed. 1, Saturday, December 28, 1901 Page: 1 of 8
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The Guthrie Daily Leader
THE ONLY EVENING ASSOCIATED PRESS PAPER IN OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA SATURDAY DECEMBER 23 1901
CLOSED LAST NIGHT
MAY BE SOLVED
Declared to be the Most Successful
The ele'. ntu annual Association of
iVirttorial Tearhcrn losed -with a
rj entbiiBinHtic meeting at the opera '
'louse lost evening and what liaa been
'ho most successful u.eeting of the
Kind ever held is now a matter of.
history Tho Interest Increased at
each meeting and tho attendance be-
amo larger all tho whllo so that the
teachers seemed to bo sorry that tho
meetings closed so soon.
More than 300 teachers woro in at-
tendance besides many citizens of the
city and frlendB of education from
different parts of tho territory.
The afternoon session yesterday
was one of especial importance to
teachers. Tho report of the commit-
tee on "Current Eductional Thought"
1.708 made by President P. H. Unv
holtz of tho Edmond Normal and was
discussed by; President Boyd of tho
Territorial University and other teach-
ers. "Literaturo In tho Public Schools"
was the subject of ono of tho finest
papers read at tho association. This
aper was road by Supt. Holcomb of
Oklahoma City and tho subject wag
.llscussed at longth by several frleuds
The report of the committee on
'solutions was roail and adopted.
The teachers oxprossod a hearty vote
of thanks to Presldont N. E. Butcher
and Chairman John P. HIckam of the
fxecutlve1 committee for their untir-
ing onergy In making this ono of the-
best educational mootlngs ovor hold
in tho territory- A vote of thank wa
tendered the citizens of Guthrie and
the mombors of tho Commurcial club
for hospitality shown to thoso attend-
ing the association; also to tho mem-
bers of the music committee who pro-
vided Buch excellent music for the
The programmo for tho evening ses-
sion was ehangod aomowhat on ac-
rount of Governor Ferguson bolng un-
able to be presolit and address the as-
sociation as had beon prearranged.
Tho reports of committees and of-
ficers wero heard and adopted tho
report of the treasuror showing a bal-
ance of more than ono hundred dollars
n the treasury after all oxponses wero
paid. Tho flag for tho banner county
was again given to Payno county for
tho largest delegation and greatest
mileage rate In the territory. This
flag wn3 presented to Supt. Koezor of
Payno by Principal E. 8. Vnught of
Oklahoma City who made a very ap-
propriate addross for ruch an occas-
ion. President A. C- Scott of the A. and
M. college at Stillwater dellvored a
very Interesting addross to the as-
sociation on tho subject of music
which was well received. President
Scott showed himeelf to bo a lover
of tho boautlful and made a very flno
ooraparlson of groat musicians and
great men in cfthor linos and profes-
sions. Ho would give much praise to
the founders and promoters of music.
The very oxcellont music of tho
evening was highly enjoyed by the
very largo nudlenco in attendance.
Thei instrumental muBlc by Miss
O'Conner and tho vocal mualo byy
Miss McBrlde both of tho university
at Norman doservo special mention.
Miss McBrldo showed hersolf master
of tho art. and the Unlvorsltj Is to bet
commended fdr securing the services
of such an excellent toucher of voice.
The officers for the ensuing year
are wide awake educational worker
and there is no doubt that the friends
of education oer the territory will
look forwawl with much interest to
the next annual meeting.
The publ!- schools are the bulwark
of our liberties and no effort should
be spared to make the schools of Ok
lahoma second to those of no other
state tH th- union.
The Royal hotel managers had not
learned n.rfl the arrial of the edu-
ta'ois how many guests they could
President A.. C. Pcott was the reaoy
speaker of the association.
Hon. J. J. Houston's address on the
school lands of Oklahoma Is the sub-
ject of much favorable comment
among the teachers.
President Boyd of tVe university
has shown an intense interest In tho
vork of tho association.
Presidentelect Holcomb has boon
a very pleasant mixer among tho
Colonel A. Knipo of Petklns has
been a pleasant visitor at some of tho
Mrs. Couch superintendent of Ok-
lahoma county was In attendance. '
Supt. Campbell of the Guthrlo
schools has been very much interested
in the association.
Some of the teachers aro still laugh-
lng over Prof. Lane's lecture.
All the county superintendent from
the new counties were In attendance.
Miss Floy Dawson secretnry-elect
of tlvf (association 1 a charming
lady teaclier In the Stillwater high
The Territorial Board of Education
held an examination for teachers' and
instructors' certificates in institute
work. Quite a number of territorial
teachers took the examination.
ZINC AT PONCA CITY.
Said to Be of Good Quality and In
Six mlleB enst of Ponca City a bed
of zinc has been discovered by well
diggers. At a depth of sixty-five foot
tlioy came upon a hard rock forma-
tion into which It was difficult to
make progress. One of the number
who had experience in a rich quality
of zinc orf known to minors ns
"Jack." SaSmploa woro boxed and
shipped to the profossor of mlnorology
In the Kansas Agricultural college at
Manhattan and his report is now
awaited as to tho kind and quality of
tho ore. That it contains both load
and zinc thora is no doubt.
At Galona the great zinc mining
center of Kansas the ore is found at
about tho same depth as in this case
in most Instances though tho dopth
sometimes varlos greatly in tlv same
locality. It hns made Galona tho
most prosperous town in Kansas
though no coal Is mined there and
very! little ore smoltea the groat bulk
of It bolng shipped to othor points
where coal is mined it bolng found
less expensive to ship the ore out than
to ship coal in.
(By Associated Press.
Piere S. D Dec. 28. Commission-
or Shobor has issued an ordor cancell-
ing thp certificate of authority to do
business In South Dakota of the Na-
tional Aid association of Topekn Kas
Licensed to Wed.
The probate judge issued a marri-
age license to a young couplo from
Idulhall Jnoaoe N. Moore aged 28 and
Miss Leona Mae Barnard aged 20
They are representatives of two promt
neat families of that township and are
both natives of Indiana.
The Acorn club will meet Mon.Uy
afternoon at 3 o'clock with Mr T)i.
Mi 8b Pearl Radley of Newton Kas.
n visiting friends in the clt
f'ounty Treasurer Llndst Enid'
is In the city.
Miss St.'i a Haymaker of Kingfisher '
w!l be- th- cueet ot Mrs Bird Mc-J
iiiii.' r wwk
Stops the Cough
and Works off the Cold.
Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets eure
a cold In ono day. No euro no pay.
Price 25 cents.
Alleged Slayer of Detective Mont
gomery Under Arrest J
The assassin who killed S. C. Mont-
gomery the Santa F detective at
Wlnneid Kas.. last summer is be-
lieved to be under arrest at Del TUo
Texas. Tho man In custody Is O. W.
Coffelt who is under tarttotment in
Pawnee county for feltonous aeealllL
and who forfeited his bond of ?S000
by lonvlng the' country.
Coffelt was employed at one time
on the "101" ranch. Montgomery was
OF MARINE DISASTER
Expected by Marine Men as
Result of the Christ-
By Associated Press.
Seattle Wash. Dec. 28. The grim-
est story of marine disaster In all the
history of the North Pacific Is expect-
ed by local marine men from Clallam
bay. Tho fate of nlno vosools caught
by the Christmas storm In that body
of wntor which lies Ilko a trap right
In tho path of the southwost gales is
not known. "Old mariners fear that
one or all may be lost. Sound tugs
have gone on the lookout for the miss-
ing craft. All nlno woro Boon at an-
chor In Clallam Day ChrlBtmus day.
None of them wero known to have left
before the closing of night on the
wntors. Any of their numbor caught
in tho bay during tho storm could not
havo oecaped this Is the opinion of
Entertained at Cards.
Miss Ida NIblack gavo n card party
to her lady friends last night at hor
homo on East Noble In honor of Miss
Josephine Wu'.cott of Chandler. Those
Misses Ethel McNoal Holon Green
Bessie Gravoe Lillian Boloe Edna
Gray Kafe Schnell Joesicn Alpaugh
Lillian Laux Mabol Painter Mabel
Itinohart Ionian Thompson Amy
Brooks. Nellie Kimball Zulu Loavltt
Uuth Brooke Louise Brooko Adelo
Koslor Anna Sfeley May Soeley.
Anna Bodenhelmer Rosa Bodonhelmi-
er Sadie Payne Jeaslo Payne Iledwlg
Braun Lena Hunter
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LM C0UR1 THE LENOX COUNTRY HOUSE. OF WILLIAM
killed at night while sitting in his
home at Wlnneid writing the. assas-
sin firing through the window. "
A large reward was offered by the
Santa Fe railroad and Cowley coun-
ty for the arret of the murderer.
Coffelt is Mhl lo have taken
refuge In Mexico nt the time and was
tracked across the lino into Toxas.
Tho sheriff of Pawnoo county left to-
day with a requisition on tho governor
State Associate Will Hold Annual
Exhibition In Guthrie.
The Oklahoma Stnto Poultry asso
ciation will hold Its annual mooting
in Guthrlo beginning Jan. 1st and
continuing through tho 7th. A largo
numbor of exhibits .are oxpoctod from
Kansas Texas nnd Indian torrltory
and a first clnss exhibition la assured.
Rock Island Causes Death of a
By Associated Proes.
Topoka Kas. Dec. 88. A ilians-uousronr-end
collision between two
sections of n Hock Island freight train
at HoyL Kas. onrlyi today caused the
death of a bollor muker named Mc-
Lood of Horton Kas. McLeod wns
asleep In tho caboose of the first
section when tho wreck occurred nnd
was burned to death. Engineer Arm- j
strong. In Jumplug from his englno !
lid n log brokon.
Stater's Madison Square Theater
company will bo at tho Brooks' the-
ator throe night uext weok. This Is
good iiowa for Guthrie as this com-
pany always makou good and lte no
hot nlr talk to say that one half of the
$1 attractions travollng ovor tho coun-
try do not phi up ns good a bUow as
tho Madison Squaro Tlioator pooplo
glvo for 10 20 and 30 oonti. Manager
Brooks Informs uh that tho company
Is strongor than ovor nnd thnt we may
look for a trial next week.
A socialist meeting will be held at
tho probato court room tomorrow af-
ternoon. Several prominant men will
peak on topics of tho dny.
Lndlos Intondlng to keen "open
house" Now Year's day will con for a
favor by sending their nnnounoemontH
to the Leader for publication In Mon-
Citizens in Mass Meeting Assure
the Required Bonus
In response lo the printed call tl)
opera house was crowded this mom-
tng by a representative body of citl-
sens to meet the visiting officials of
the "ICaty' i;d and lo discuss the
proposition for the construction of a
branch Hue of the ''Katy" system
from Guthrie to Stovons I. T. The
railroad offlolnls comprising the visit-
lug party we're Vlco Presldont Alton
General Solicitor Hagormnn Chlof
Engineer Fisher Supt. of Construction
Finney. Clifford L. Jackson who 1b
attorney for tho road In tho Indian tor' Attorney Jackson and Mr. Flnnoy or
rltery nnd M. Swooney. gonornl sup'tho visitors; Judge Frank Dale Chaa.'
crintondent. e. BlIIIngHloy J. W. McNoal Harry
Tho party arrived In Guthrlo last t Gray H. H. Hagan Frank J. Wkcoff
night In a special train and occupied of Stillwater; Wm. Knlpo of Ponklno;
tho Btago during the meeting this Mr. Shopurd of Pawnoo; Mr. Landers
morning -fr. . of Blackburn; J. B. Beadles. I. B.
On nccoiiinWwii.-Gi.v. ( ixjvy C. J. Hornor and W. M. Spur
ornor Barnos president oTvWwHi-CgrlIowlng tho speech-making
rlo club who was present however the nieotfufiftrctnt onthuslasm
tho niHumblngo was cnlloil to ordor by ratified the proposition by a standing
Hon. Frank Groor who Introduced vote
Mayor J. H. Bull as presiding Officer Thu meeting was characterized
of the mooting. Mayor Ball briefly throughout by nn evident spirit of d
outlined tho Importance of securing termination to Insure more railroads
the "Katy" road for Guthrie nnd then nnd the crowd cheered the proposal
Introduced Hon. Hornrn Speed of of Banker C. E Bllllngsley to be ono
Guthrlo who liaa been actively Iilen- of 2f. or r0 men to raise the required
tilled with tho present railway move- bonus an.l the sturdy talk of J B
uiwit. By tho old of a large map sus- Beadles In which he announced hi
pendod on tho stage Mr. Speed suoctnt subscriiitlon of ?1000 to each of lh.
iy mm umuny punuuu uui in iiuvuni
In the Colorado and South
ern Wreck Near Barela
By Assoaiatcd Pross
Trinidad Col. Dec. 38. Six parsons
who woro Injured In tho wrook on tho
Colorado mid Southorn railroad near
Barela yesterday woro brouglit to the
hospital In this city. Thoy aro:
Mrs. Pearl Holmnii Lnmar. Col..
laconitlon of cheek and
bruises; It. J. Bishop Gage. Okln..
laceration behind left ear nnd con-
tusion of loft side; Hurry Powell
Clayton N. M. lieud lacerated; the
Itev. A. P. Morrison Albuquerque N.
M. shoulder dislocated and sculp
lacerntad; Jog. Bello Lapiur contu-
sions nlout tho head; V. Sullivan
Houston Tox. Injury to Bide.
It Is bollovcd that all will recover.
ELKS NEW HOME.
Flattering Comments on Luxurious
runiiBmngs ui ine liud iioom.
j The local lodge of Ulkn held their
.Unit Luslneee seMlon and initiation
ceremony In their benutiful new home
on Kast Oklahoma avenue. The rooms
have been magnificently furnished and
visiting Ulks unliesllatingly il'(iai-
that Guthrie ISlks now have th'' tnoht
i luxurious club rooms between K.mx.ii
City a.id Dallas
Thrc.' candidates were luitiat. .1 ..
to the order last night Hon I i'
V'imhtmn of Pawnne Jul
s ivuk.. of Beaver and John T M.
i I' iliin'l of Pond Creok
Kinlowiag tho initiation wr .
...id HiH-lal n-fcglon wiili h w i. hlhlN
GENERAL EAMAN WORSE
By AeeoMnied Press.
WMHington p. Cm ! ' V
i hat't'f for th- worst: has taken place
in ih- lomlitioii of General Wm. IT.
H H11411. of Califomia who is ill at
hi hotd h i )li fouditlon la rrltl
ages which would aoiiuo to )uUm
and wound up his remarks bj stating
tho bonus proposition which had been
ugrced upon namely tho right-of-way
through Guthrie to the east county
line terminal fa ilitice in Guthrlo and
J $25000 u cash. The liberality of tho-
proposition astonished the crowd for
a moment nntf tficn there was an out-
burst of applaiiBo.
Following Mr. Speed's remarks
tharo woro brief but convincing ahort
talks bv Oonnmi Sniinitnr Tinirnrmnn
proimaea inroo railroaUB.
JUMPS THE TRACK
Kills One and Injures Three
Ofiiers AH Wayfaring
Anadarko Okla. Dm 2b. Bock
Island freight No. 136 jumped tho
tegpjt twelve mites south of Auadnrko-
taut night. Frank Kobln.son ttged 2fi
a tramp carpenter ! Llmoln Mo-i
wae killed lneUntl) jf. I. Blair M.
D. William and Fr:ik limn. tramu
Injured nion or li-m. i.ri'.itnly. Tho
wrecK taugiif flp. (( an .mlgnnt
car and 11. freight .at. .tr ron-
auniprf. WASHBURN OUSTED
By Aseoclfcted Press I
Kansas City Mo. lw 28 - A
Judgment of ouslei agalnnt ('ivle E.
Washburn who hai lilm"l to hold
offl. aw Il publican iu.-mb i of th
Kansas (i board of -i-i.t lnm
misslonri was entor-il on th.. record
of tin- lr nt court ot Hut.. county
toly Th.; ase ha- 1 1 n contest
for uiMn months.
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Niblack, Leslie G. The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 31, Ed. 1, Saturday, December 28, 1901, newspaper, December 28, 1901; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc75805/m1/1/: accessed December 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.