The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 153, Ed. 1, Saturday, May 31, 1902 Page: 1 of 8
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Weather Poreeaet Tonight and Sunday scattered Ihundflr storms warmer tonight
The Guthrie Daily Leader.
JTHSONI.Y EVENING ASSOCIATED PRE88 PAPER IN OKLAHOMA TERRITOflV
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA SATURDAY. MAY 31 1002.
ALL OVER THE COUNTRY
' TO RAISE KATY BONUS
ST. LOUIS i.UST BE AN
"? AWFULLf CORRUPT CITY
Continued Story of Strife Between
Capita! and Labor
By Associated Press.
Chicago III. May 31. Tho team-
ators strike today spread to the de-
partment stores. Elghty-nlno men
working for the Fair struck and It is
stated 100 more men employed by
other big down town stores would bo
out by tonight.
The effect. It was said would bo
practically to shut off tho delivery ot
goods to customers and bringing In
o? new stock.
The department store teamsters
union was recently formed and is af-
filiated with Uio national organiza-
tion on the Bamo footing as the one at
the stock yards. The men mako tho
stuno demand as do tho packers' team-
sters foi better hours higher wages
and recognition of tho union.
Tho police wero called to guard tho
Fair where the strikers placed num-
Pump Runners Out Monday.
Wilkesbarre Pa. May 31. There Is
every reason to believe tho pump run-
ners will respond with practical unani-
mity next Monday to President Mitch-
ell's order to strike unless they aro
granted an eight hour working day
and other conditions prescribed by
the Shamokln convention.
That the operators do not proposo
to yield Is evidenced by tho high.
fences and barbed fwlro which they
have placed around the c olllorlcg.
Hundreds of extra coal and Iron po-
licemen have been employed armed
principally with revolvers
Will Import Scab Labor
Plttston Pa. May 3L Tho Erio
Railroad company today brought
train load of bedding and provisions
hore and distributed them at various
collieries In and around Plttston.
Sovcral colored cooks accompanied
the goods and a numbor of strango
men also appeared. '
Many engineers firemen and pump-
mon whoso night shift ended this
mornlnp took their working olothos
away from tho mines.
DEFIES KING EDWARD
Refusal to Honor Monarch's
Request Raises Big .
By Associated Press.
London May 31. Thoso In touch
with royal circles are busy gossiping
about the reported tiff between Lord
Salisbury and King Edward which is
said to have arisen on account of the
king's demand that the premier recom-
mend Sir Ernest Cassel for the peer
Last year tho samo request was
met with refusal. This year it was
again urged by the king and tho
premier absolutely refused to counte-
nance the suggestion .and at the end
of a stormy Interview rvhloh occurred
on tho day of a stato dinner Lord
"Well sir I suppose I had better
loavo my place at tonight's banquet
To which the king is said to hayo
"Yes I think you had" and stalked
out of tho room.
Since thou It is said tho king and
bis aged prlmo minister aro scarcely
on speaking torms.
Substantial Increase in
Real and Personal
Tho county assessor has finished
his work for this year and totaled the
same. It shows a substantial growth
both in real and personal property
and speaks Volumes for tno enterprise
o ftho citizens ot Logan county and
Is a pleasing commentary on tho fer-
tility of the soil. Tho report is as
Antelope township .fe 49769 $153437
Bear Creek 27207 85075
Bismark 33250 131804
Cedar 25429 112200
Cimarron 71445 156029
Crescent 38598 111J5U
Guthrie township ... 34301 222892
W. (Juthrlo city .... 12319 102243
Guthrie Proper city. 30708i 639812
E. Guthrio city . . 7459 105601
Iowa 21.839 59492
Iron Mound 33103 154.20P
Lawrie 41245 87974
Marshall 59.559 178814
Mulhall 8184 149510
Oak View "... 36805 122907
Orlando .... 60498 162863
Hose Hill 43783 153700
Springer 22590 87344
Spring Valo 158od 80998
Spring Creek 46312 103417
Soward . 52860 129013
Woodland 3:M 106180
Total ?127268S $4rf3513B
Total for Guthrio $1928909.
Gain for Guthrio over 1901 $600000.
Gain for county over 1901 $750 000.
Gain for county outsldo of Guthrio
Total for county $5368723.
INDIANS ON THE WAR PATH.
Settlers Near Buffalo N. Y. In Great
By Associated Press.
Buffalo N. Y. May 31. Adam'
Jacobs full blood Cattaraugus Indian
was slashed to death with knlvos in
a fight yesterday on tho reservation
near Law ton's station. Sovoral In-
dians participated In the murder and
In thj fury of tholr angor they cut
and slashed him even afto rho was
dead. No arrests woro made.
SANTA FE DAMAGED.
Floods Tear Up the Track In
(By Associated Preas.)
La Junta Col. May 31. Th dam-
ag don to th Santa Fe road through
the Arkansas valley by a flood in tho
Arkansas river is much greater than
at first supposed. Near Caddo fifty
miles east of here several hundred
feet of track is washed out and It will
probably bo a week before transpor-
tation can bo resumed. Tho Santa Fe
is still using the Missouri Pacific
traaks. Tho Hood is subsiding.
Three traveling men aro In tho city
today roprosonting the big Marshall
Field department store of Chicago.
Chas. JJ. Tinker Is here In the inter-
est of the cloak department Fred C-
Lay with a line of linen and D. L.
Proposed That Subscribers Shall
Control the Meridian Townsite
To Officers of Guthrie Club:
Cannot advance you money. Con
tract must bo signed at once or tho
proposition to build to Uutnrle is off.
Tho abovo telegram was recolved at
11 o'clock today by Mayor Ball. Im-
md lately a mass meeting was called
at tho Guthrio olub and tho serious
turn in Katy affairs was discussed.
The matter ot utilizing the sowerago
bonds was freely considered and tho
consensus of opinion seemed to favor
the matter of using the city's money
at a good percent with unquestioned
While this matter was pending Mr.
Miles Allen arrived at tho club rooms
and relieved tho tenso situation by
agreeing to turn over Morldlau town-
site f6i 'a certain sum to a corporation
of Katy subscribers.
The proposition was acted on Im-
mediately. On motion the following
memorandum was drawn up:
"We hereby subscribe tho amounts
set opposlto our respective names to
tho capital stock of an Incorporation
to b formeed under the laws of Okla-
homa and to be called the Meridian
Townsite and Bight of Way com-
NOW OB NEVER.
Important Mais Meeting to Close the
There will be a mass meeting ot the
citizens of Guthrie at the club rooms
tnlght commencing at 8:00 o'clock
sharp. This moans that overy citi-
zen who has th owelfaro ot the city
at heart will be on hana to help de-
vise moans to raise the Katy bonus
as this Is the last oat!. You will be
Finish Their Mission and Will Sail
I By Associated Frees.
Boston Mass. May 31. Beautiful
weather provalled on this tho last day
of tho stay In Amorlca ot the members
of tho French Rochambeau mission.
Tomorrow they will sail for home.
Today thoy received welcome from
the state ot Massachusetts city of
Boston and Harvard university.
At 10 o'clock the visitors accom-
panied by special repiocentatives of
tho United States government and
escorted by the national lancers pro-
.needed to tlie state house and made
an official call upon Governor Crane
Handsome Tankard to Be Raffled.
Mrs. C. G. Hornor has just finished
painting a handsome china tankard
which is on exhibition at Wallace's
drug store it is done In purple and
white grapos and the most exquisite
coloring Is displayed In the fruit and
follago as well as tho background. The
work is vory delicate and beautifully
Mrs. Hornor does excellent work In
china painting and the work on this
piece could not bo excelled.
Th tanekard will be raffled
numbers run from 1 to 80.
Territorial Auditor I W. Baxter
of Guthrie was a visitor in Alva and
a' the Normal the first of' the week
Mr. Baxter was well pleased with the
school and made many warm friends!
during his short stay hree. H1b visit Beaver township Oemauohe county
at the school was very friendly and has tendered his resignation to Gov-
he axprossed ble regrets at not being ' ruor Ferguson. He gives as a rot-
able to meet all the students. Alva ton that it interferes with bis personal
Review I business
.party Capitol stork $50000.00; sharps
"to. be tvsntj-tlve ($26.00) dollal
eaoh and all subscriptions payable In
casn on call by tho board ot directors
to bo elected by the stockholders.
"The purposo ot this incorporation
Is the purchase and sale ot tho Morl-
dlan townslto on tho Missouri Kan-
sas and Oklahoma railroad In Logan
county to purchase right of way and
terminals for satU Missouri Kansas
and Oklahoma! railroad and such other
purchases as may bo necessary and In-
cident to the objects of this Incorpora-
tion." I About $10000 wa3 subscribed at tho
' club and it Is bolleved the wholo'stock
can be subscribed oy Monday. J
I The proposition allows all p.sona
who have subscribed notes to sub.
scrjbo to the stock of tho corporation
and cancel notes to run two years
' heretofore given.
I As soon as sufficient stock is sub-
scribed tho contract will bo signed
I right of way procured ana If tho Katy
people mean business grading will
begin next week
A mass meeting of citizens wilt be
held at the club' rooms tonight to
bring tho plans and faefs of thp cor-
poration beforo tho people.
Anadarko And Surrounding
Country Under Four
Feet of Water
By Associated Press.
Kansas City Mo. May 81. A spoc-
ial from Anadarko Okla. gays:
In three hours last night tho Washi-
ta rivor at this point rose nearly six-
teen feet carrying away dozens of
tents and outbuildings on the low-
lauds and Hooding the town to a
depth of four foot or more.
People In bottoms barely had tlmo
to escape to high ground and a num
ber were forced to climb trees. Sev-
eral peopld who woro In porllous posi-
tions wero rescued by boats ono wo-
mam wi(h a fllroo weeks' old baby
being taken trom the brAncnos of a
tree. It is believed no lives woro lost
though many are homelefl.
Today the water Is receding. Th
river north ot Anadarko 1b a mils
wide and completely covers the corn
fleJde. Practically all of Caddo coun-
ty Is undr w eater. The flood Me the
worst In fifteen years.
Y. P. 8 C. E. CONVENTION.
Th Twlfth Annual Convntlon Y. P. 8
C. E. at Oklahoma City June
17 18 19 1902.
The twelfth annual convention of
the Young People's Society ot Chris-
tian Endeavor will be held In Oklaho-
ma Gltv. June 17. 18 and 10. 1902.
rOivtnttiiAtif Dnaabapa Ami lift tr A Jit a
topic. Entertainment on the Har
vard plan to all delagates from any
church or society hearing credentials.
Reduced rates tor all others Special
atea on all railroads. Indian terri-
tory joins with us on this occasion.
iCorae If you wish to enjoy a treat
J. S. ITosv
Prse. Tar. Union
Township Treasurer Resigned.
William Meesimore treasurer of
Sensational. Report of Grand Jury
on Municipal Rottenness
ffJOHN BULL WILL
iHpeace-' With The Boers
is Announced Next
By Associated Press.
Yondon May- 3L It definite an
nouncement ot peaco In South Africa
dado on Monday as expected that
night will bid fair to rival tho colo-
bratlon which occurred when tho re-
lief of Mateklng was officially an-
nounced In May 1000.
Throughout London arrangements
have alteady boon mado for numerous
ANOTHER GUN TOTER.
Shoots a Man Who Asked Him For
(By Associated Press.)
tsansaa uity rno. May at. A spec
ial from Pala Kos. says:
Chas. Koefauvor 2 years ot ago.
was shot and klllod Inst night by Lon
Altman In a qunrrol ovor monoy.
Koefauvor met Altman and asked
him for monoy. Altman bocamo alius-
lvo an arddwtng a rovolvor shot Keo-
Cauvor through tlo hoftd '
Aitfuan had had two othor alterca
tions yostorday afternoon and threat
ened to kill sovoral persons.
Koofauver belonged to a well known
family. Altman was arrostod.
COLLEGE ATHLETES. "
Contest In Chicago for Intercollegiate
By Associated Press.
Chicago III. May 3L A largo
crowd gathorod on Marshal Hold to
day to witnoss the contests In the roc-
ond wostorn Intercolloglato track meet.
Calculators on form picked Michi-
gan Wisconsin and Chicago liv tho
order ghen. However tho list of
contestants was a notablo pno and
seldom has thoro boon so much douti
ns to the winners ot particular ovonts.
fi fl'i " wm.lM ! HI .OHM
BROKE HIS LEG.
Accident to Major Berthelot of the
tl.'' ' AauU"lU 1TUOS.J
Boston Mass. May 31. Major
Berthelot .aide do camp to General
Brugflre commander ot the French
army dpd one of the delegates of the
French mission had a leg brokon In
an aao.fde.nt here today. Ho was vis-
iting in 4he navy yard and mads a
mis-step. Hi was taken to tho FroneJi
Mp In a launch
Union Meeting Tomdrro'w.
There will be no services tomorrow
night In th oelty churches on account
of the annual meeting of the High
Bchool graduating class whloh Will bo
hold at tho Prosbytorlan church at 8
o'clock tomorrow night Thej Rev.
R. T. Mansfield pastor of tho Baptist
otfuroh will deliver the baccalaureate
sermon to the elass of 1002.
It is customary for the churches nf
the city to join in this service.
C. M. Ketger of Jefferson territorial
game warden today appointed A. C
Ambrose as deputy warden for King-
fisher county to succeed Chas. Make-
'(By- Associated Press.)
St. Louis Mo. May 31.Tho April
grand Jury which has buon Investi-
gating municipal corruption with tho
assistance ot Circuit Attorney Jos.
W. Folk mado its final report luuay
to Judge Douglas.
Tho roport says that "while thoro
may havo boon corruption in othor
allies as great as wc havo had hero.
Vet In no'placo In tho world and In no
tlmo known to history has so much
official corruption boon uncovered and
evidence shown so that all could sco
and understand. Thcso revelations
havo been so appalling as to bo al-
most beyond belief and it wilt bo
years beforo the oxtcnt of tho dis-
coveries aro fully realized."
"If tho affairs of SL Louis had been
properly administered for tho past
fifteen years and If all officials had
been honest thoro would today bo
enough monoy In thvi treasury to put
public building In repair pavo streets
that aro now unpavod mako sowers
that aro now unmado and build now
buildings so much nccdod. The high
tax rate tho deplorable condition of
public Institutions and tho doplctod
stato of tho city trcisur7. aro an
heritage left by officials who havo
proven traitors to tho interests of tho
pleoplo and havo trafficked In their
votes Iniluqnco r.nd official actions
to th cltoy's detriment
"These disclosures made it plain
that tho tax payers of SL Louis havo
boon moroilossly and pitilessly out
raged fo ryoars that tho monoy thoy
havo paid in taxos has beoon squand-
ered. Instead of bolng used for tho
PUlillC welfare It has boon follnously
dissipated and bonouttod chiefly cor
rupt officials who havo grown onulopt
on small salaries p fV j
"It Is Jn ovidonco boforo tis that a
foimor collector of tho olty ot St
Louis who was aftrwaerd mayor re
colvod interest on public funds for
his oWB JlrlVftto account. The sum
so rocelvod was something ovor 13
000 which with Intoresl to date
would amount to about $20000. Any
possible criminal charge ariBlng out
o f UiIb conduct has boon barred by
tho statuto ot limitation which un-
fortunntoly is throo yoars. A civil
action to rccovor tho monoy however
can still bo brought and we under
Bland will bo instituted.
"Tho Bccrotnry of the lalo mayor
mado a practice of soiling permits
and of extorting monoy for remit
tancoe of fin oh In criminal cases. Tho
charter of tho cty provldoa that no
membor of tho assembly or othor city
official shall bo interested directly or
Indirectly n city contracts or In fur
nlshlng supplies to the ilty This
beneflclent law 1b we flna most gross
ly violated oy members ot tho mum
Married In This City.
Mlse Anna Miller ot Waktta accom-
panied by her mother Mrs. F Miller
came to this city yesterday where
they mot Mr. F. B. Swayae of South
McAlester. This - morning Probato
Judge C. W. Ooodrich luel a mar
rlage license to Mr. Swgyze and Miss
Miller and tiay were married In this
City today The bride and groom lore
today for South McAlester where they
Meeting of Elks will be hold at the
Rest tonight. 8 o'clock to arauge cast
for "A Nlgln lh Bohemia'
Beautiful invitations hate been re
oeived in this city to the sixth annual
exercises of the .tjjrif ulturai and
Mechanical rolIfV.e Alumni a tocta
tion at Stillwater Monua I me 2
at Hght oVloek The mt n i went
will be followed b a iv'ii u
i IMF if J
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Niblack, Leslie G. The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 153, Ed. 1, Saturday, May 31, 1902, newspaper, May 31, 1902; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc75935/m1/1/: accessed July 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.