The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 5, Ed. 1, Friday, July 18, 1902 Page: 1 of 8
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Weather eroast .Tonight cooler Bhowera; Saturday fair and not bo warm.
The Guthrie Daily Leader
THE ONLY EVENING ASSOCIATED PRE3 PAPER IN OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA FRIDAY JULY 18 1902.
TWO DRDNKEN FARMERS
SENT INTO ETERNJTY
PAYS CRIME'S PENALTY
BY DISGRACEFUL DEATH
Wife of One Mistakes Them For
Burglars and Shoots Them
(By Associated Press.)
Mtirphysboro III. July 18. At 2
-o'clock this morning Mrs. Geo. Jou-
hcrt Bhot and hilled her husband and
her brothe:Mn-l&w Moses Jouboxt
whom she tool: for burglars. Tho
Joubort family reside five miles cast
of Ava Geo. Joubert and his brother
Moses had been to tho village and
returning home In an Intoxicated con-
dition proceeded to break down tho
iloor which Mrs. Joubert had locked.
Tho woman becamo frightened and
fired with her husband's revolver kill--f
both men Instantly.
Regular Meeting at City Hall
President pro torn Goorgo Green
presided over the deliberations of tho
city fathers in tho absence of Mayor.
n11 lnet fr1tt All mnmhbrs nYPAllt
C6uncllmon Hlrschl and Nichols were
in their seats and after tho minutes
of tho last meeting had been .read by
Cierk Sondolbach tho following busi-
ness was transacted:
On motion of Counollman Spencor
petition of A. G. Jones relating to his
sldew.ilk was placed on file.
On motion of Councilman Lilllo tho
Bamo action was taken with tho patl-
ticn of Mrs. L. E. Soward.'
Councilman Newman presented a
communication from tho Boston Wov-
en Hose and Rubbor company which
was placed on file.
On motion of Councilman McBrlno
tne claims of Joo Phillips for dam-
ages claimed to have beon sustained
by falling int6 tho deep well nmount-
' lug to $91.00 was laid pn the table.
Mr. Phillips first' wantod ?1500 but
has scaled it down to tho abovo sum.
On motion of Councilman McBrlno
tho clerk was Instructed to purchase.
letter copying press and book.
On motion of Counollman Newman
tho street commissioner was Instruct-!
ed tp haul dirt from Washington
avenue to fill up on Vino street.
Chairman McBrlno of tho ordinanco
committee presented an ordinance
frr permanent sidewalks on tho east
side of Vino street from Mansur to
Wasihngton avenues which was pas
Chairman Lilllo prosonted a report
for wiring new city hall and was giv-
en ono week to advertise for bids.
On motion of Councilman MoBrlne
the placing of water pipes In the city
hall was referred to city onglneor and
On motion of Councilman Nnwdon
the Btreet commissioner was instruct-
ed to refuse tho use of the Qlty wheel
scrapors to anyone.
Attorney Charles. Hornor addressed
tho council relative to park Improve-
ments. Chairman Packer of the fire comtalt-
tce reported awning at Decker's place
On motion of Councilman Newman
ordinance1 regulating same was or-
Tho council then adjourned to meet
at tholr -lost regular meeting.
NEGROES NOT WANTED THERE.
People of Blackwell Okla. Say They
Will Drive the New Family
Blackwell Okla.. July 18. Black-
well has the reputation of being a
white man's tqwn. There is an un-
written law to tho eifect' that no ne-
groes Bhall bo tolerated here and yes-
terday the first negro amily since tho
war that was waged here some yoara
ago against the negroes dared to lo
cate In this olty unaer tho protection.
of Edwrad L Peckham general man-
ager of the Belt Line construction
King Edward Fixes The
Second Attempt at
lUy Associated Press.)
London July 18. An official noti-
fication was Issued this morning that
by the king's command tho coronation
will tako place on August 9.
Rehearsals of tho procession from
BuokJ.nghalm palace to Westminster
Abbey took place this morning and
the omca8 of Vftr()UB 8tato n
monts concerned In tho Abbey cere
mony aro again busy with prepara
tions for tho crowning.
Capitol National Report.
Condensed report to tho comptroller
Of tho curroncy of tho condition of
tho Capitol National bank No. 4705.
At tho close of business July ICth
Loann nnd discounts $ 415334.00
Over drafts secured and
Securities warrants otc.
Real estate furniture and
U H. bonds par valuo...
Cash vand exchange 261834.13
Demand loans 219776.54
j Capitol stock $ 100.000.00
Undivided profits net ... 691952
Tho above statement is correct
J H. Edmondson
Guthrie National Statement.
Condensed statement of tho condi
tion of the Guthrro National Dante
made to the comptroller of tho cur
rency at the close of business on tho
ICth day of July 1902:
Loans and discounts $299177.88
United Btatos bonds circu-
Real estate and furniture. 15000.00
Overdrafts .... 630.22
Cash and sight exchange.. 199590.98
Capitol Btock GO.000.00
Undivided net profit 1.897.931
The above stament Is true ind
Fred C. Dolcater
GAME TO THE LAST.
Dying Bushwhacker Refuses to Place
Blame on Assailant
(By Associated Proas.)
Lexington Mo. July 18. Joseph
Callaway .a member of the Quantrlll
band. Is dead hare from stab wounds
iufllcted by Doo Johnson In a quarrel
on a ferry boat here on Tuesday. Bo-
fore dying he exonerated Johnson.
Highly Educated Illinois Boy Han
ged at Toronto for Murder
(By Associated Press. j
Toronto July 18. Fred Loe Rice
Was hanged hero today for tho murddr
of William Boyd a constable In June
Rico together with Frank Rutledge
and Thomas Jones were on trial for
robbing a postofflce. While being
conveyed from tho court house to the
Jail Rice got a revolver and Bhot
Boyd. Jones was Bhot by another of-
ficer and died. -Rico
and Rutledge woro sentenced
to tho penitentiary for twenty-one
years. Rutledge committed suicide by
hurling himself from a balcony In tho
Jnll to 'a stone floor. A charge of
murder then laid against Rice.
MRS. J. R. CAMPBELL
Her Sister Miss Harvie Wood ls'the
Guest of Honor.
Mrs. J. R. Campboll ent'ortainod
yestorrtay forenoon and ovonlng In
honor of her Bister Miss Harvlo Wood
who Is spending tho summer vHUhg
Tho feature of tho morning enter
tainment was a musical contest which
was vory Interesting
Sovoral bars of music woro handod
to ovory ono present tho object bo-
lng to guess the title of tho song from
tho music and afterwards Illustrate
the song to the best of tholr ability.
Miss Amy Brooks won tho first prize
and Miss Louise Houston won the
Thoso prosont in tho morning were:
Misses Amy Brooks. Loulso Hous-
ton Helen Green Margeret Burjns
lone Conklin Edna Gray Salllo Max-
oj OHIo Sheror Kato Schnoll lone
Coyle Anna Seoly Mabol Sooly Grace
Griffith Franklo Curl Mary Bamfofd
Anna Hutchinson Boss Graves. Josslo
McPherson Edith Grlssoll. Ida Nib-
lack Stella Clayton Adcle Keslor.
Francis Furnas Anna Bodonholmor
Ethel MrNcal Ellzaboth McNoal.
Mrs. Edgar Powers.
Mrs. Campboll also entertained In
the evening for tho young ladles who
could not bo prosont In tho morning
owing to their different duties.
Photograph whist was played In tho
evening and was discovered a very
enlivening game of hoann. Photo-
graphs wore used Instead of the usual
cards tho absont boys being trumps
Tho photographs of all the young so-
clc'y people of tho town wont obtain-
ed for this and Cupid was on hand to
shuffle the cards.
Those prosont wera:
Misses Donna Osborne Lena Os-
borne. Laura Whltbeck. Pearl Hutch-
lnton. Llla Brlggs. Sula Leavltt Josflle
Paine Mabol Leach Cora Hlnscbllff.
Noll Kimball Belle Muskodal. Alblna
Stovons Cora Stevens. Maude Good-
rich. A very o.ijoyable time was had by
all. both morning and evening the
features of entertainment being en-
tltaly new. Every one nresent weu
appreciated the tmtertaJilag ability
nf Mrs. Campbell
(Ily Associated Prew.
Indianapolis Ind. July 18. Tnla
morning at the miners' convention the
sentiment against the strike of the
soft coal men was still ac strong as
Mrs Mary Broakman of Kingman
Kas is vlilUug her friend Mre. Wm.
H. Rouse whom she has not seen for
fifteen ysars at 707 Bast Warner
Be sure to att'ond the lee cream
social tonight given by the ladles ot
tho Christian church.
Rice came from Champaign 111.
where his peoplo are highly roapoatod.
Evory effort was made lb have the
death sentence commuted o llfo Im-
prisonment but without' avail.
Rice was dressed In a neat fitting
suit and wore a roso in his coat Ho
wont to tho gallows calmly as If ho
wore going to an evening party. When
ho awoko this morning ho received
his spiritual advisor and spent' a quar-
tei of an hour In silent prayer.
When the hangman entered tho
coll ho was recolvod smilingly by tho
condemned man. Rico mounted tho
steps of tho gallows' without a tremor.
Hit body was handod over to his
A PROUD BOAST.
President Ancient Order Hibernians
Prafses That Organization.
f.B Assoclttou Press.
Denver Cot. July 18. Prosldont
Keating of tho Ancient Ordor of
Hibernians In his nunual report said:
"We are today the strongest Cath-
olic body organized In ' tho United
States. We can go further and proud-
ly claim wo are tho strongest body in
tho world oomprlsod of one nationali-
ty and belonging to ono religion. Our
sincere devotion and the Caroful ob-
srvanoa of our duties as Cathallos
have strengthened the bulwarks or tho
mother church and carried her holy
influence for and wide on fields of
OK. N. G. NOTES.
Officers and Non-Commissioned
cers of Co. "A."
; Co. "A" has made wonderful Im-
provement: Boia the men and officers
have taken more Interest In tho com-
pany aud the officers nre proud to soy
that tlioy havo a company in their
cbargo that will be of son-Ice to tho
Capital City should there be need of
At the rogular drill last night tho
ncnccmralasloned officorg were ap-
pointed. It was decided by the offi-
ce rs of Co. "A" to establish a rifle
rang$ and give1 the mon an opportunl-
tv id bc.omo more proflolent In tno
uxe of tho Springfield.
Tho roster ot tho officer of Co. "A"
: aa follows:
G. E. Dunnlcan Captain.
W. S. Ferguson First LleutenanL
W. O. Holcomb Second Lieutenant
First Sergeant Ragland
Sergeant Beard Church Horna
day. W. Baxter quartermaster ser-
geant. Corpot$t4. McCracken Myers. Cole
CALLED A HALT.
Officers of Chicago Teamsters Union
Prevent a Strike.
(By Associated Press.
Chicago 111. July 18 Officers kJ.
the tearaat'irs national union put a
quietus upon a strike of 1000 lumber
Uflmsters last night. The union had
oted io strike In support of their de-
mand Up an 'ncreoee Is wage time
mid a half for' over-tine and recogni-
tion of their organisation It ws
their Intention to walk out this morn-
ing. LINCOLN COUNTY.
Makes Sbewlcg of 2890 1 Population to
Tne rediBirietlng beard today re-
ceived the returns from Lincoln coun-
ty Lfarola County! population is
There are twenty-four saloons fa
Haps and Mishaps Gathered by
Telegraph from All the World
LIFE SENTENCE FOR
0. C. HODGES
Supjreme Court Refuses to
interfere In Garfield
Eighteen oplnons woro handod
down in uuprcmo court this morning
By Burford G. J.:
Kongy vs. Wellington Bank affirm
Osborno & Co. vs. Wnlthor rovers
od and remanded.
Brown vs. Hartshorn nlflrmod.
Ylngl(ng vs. Rodwino affirmed.
Long vs. McWilllams afflrmod.
McQuIston vs. Walton afflrmod.
Boyntou vs. Orockult el al affirmed
In re ChaV. Ingram habeas corpus
vs. Morris affirmed.
Hntohall rovorsod and
By Boauchamp. J.:
SIvlls vs. Taylor revorsod nnd ro
Burns vs. Nooll affirmed.
Steelo vs. Nooll alrlrmod.
By Halnor J.:
Hodgo vs. Torrltory afflrmod.
McMahon vs. Norlck rovorsad and
Town 3f Norman vs. TooJ afflrmod.
By Pancoast' J.:
Frantz ot al vs. Saylor afflrmod on
Muyne vs. Rook Island affirmed.
Hodge vs. Territory.
This Is a caso ot consldorablo im-
portnnco. O. S. Hodgo was convicted
and sontonceil to llfo Imprisonment
foi murdor committed In Garfield
county. Ho appealod to tho silpromo
court and tho appeal was dismissed
4 Norman vsi Teel.
-.The-oaso of tho city ot Norman vb.
N. J'Teol camo up from tho Cleve-
land county district court whoro Teal
had bean awarded Jl.liOO damages for
NfJllSrlolP recolvod by falling on a do-
fOQtlvo stdowalk. Tho decision of tho
lower court was affirmed.
THE EARTH TREMBLED.
Earthquakes Felt in Various Parts of
Oiy Assoolated t'rese.)
Bombay July 18v Several sovqr.a
Uarthduakes at Hurler Abba Paxsln
July S. caused damage to all of the
chief buildings. The governor'fl houso
partly collapsed and tho customs
I lions wns destroyed. The population
panlr stricken flocked to the Boabeaeh
for afety but only on fatality was
reported. The shocks are believed
i to have originated at Klshm island
j where It t feared the destruction has
ben heavy. A few yean ago an
j earthquake tU KWitu killed hundreds
j Shakes up New York.
' Maione N. Y. July 18. A dlutlnet
earthauaka shook was felt In Maione
this mortiffe at S:36. It lasted ten
seronda. Many persona ware awaken-
eJ by the nirabllng and rattling ot
From Marshal's Office.
D. X. WlUatt will leave this even-
Inr for fort Leavenworth with John
Shaffer who was recently convicted
of postofflpe robbery.
(By Assoolated Proas.
Berlin July 18. Tho dkoctors ot
tho Prusslnn mortgago bank nd its
allied concerns charged with falsify
ing balance sheets havo boon sen-
tenced as follows:
Edtiard Sandom. to six years' Im-
prisonment and lino of 15000 marks.
Helnrich Schmidt ntno months' lm
prlsonmont and n flno of 2000 marks.
Houch Mueller fifteen months' Im-
prisonment and a flno of 4000 marks.
ifduard Schmidt ono year imprison-
ment nnd a flno of 10000 marks.
Wnrsnllcl ono year Imprisonment
and a flno of 1.C00 marks.
Haohschko nlno months' Imprison-
ment and a flno ot 1000 marks.
Got Six Years.
New York July 18.Harry G. Boll
recolvlng tollor of tho Rlvorsldo bank
who was yostorday convicted ot thotta
Jrcu tho bank Bald to havo aggregat-
ol ?20)00 todny was sentenced to
not' moro thnn six nor Iobb than four
yonrs In tho Btato's prison nt hard
Murderous Husband's Deed.
Chicago III. July 18. Because his
wlfo gavo evidence that her lovo for
him hnd waned whllo ho Bpont novon-
toon months In stato prison for burg-
lary Wm. Nolson shot and killed hor
nt tholr home In Kngltwood today
and tho shot hlmsolf but not fatally.
Tholr baby wbh tho only wltnofis to
tbo tragedy ' j j
Wish it Vas Here.
Peoria III. July !8.--Thi8 region
was swopt by a torrtfio olectrlo and
rain storm last night. Several trains
wero laid out by washouts.
Send us Some of It t
Des Moines .la. July 18. Heavy
wind and rain storms nil over tho
state. Upwnrds of two InohoB ot rain
fell In many lor-alltlos nnd near Eddy-
vllle It amouutod to a cloudburst
noarly flro Inchue ot rain falling.
Lightning Gets Three.
St Louis Mo. July lji. Frod Welch-
rod 30 yoars old and a son and daugh
ter of Jacob P. Muskopf aged 14 and
13 respectively woro struck by lightn-
ing near Mfllstadt 111. today and kill-
Hot Time at Jennings.
Jennings La July 18. Fire In tho
nil Hold is still ourning witi as much
fury as ever. Some say It Is Inoroas-
inr but operators donys this. Tho
workmen aro busy digging tranches to
drain away the pll and throwing up
ieeveH tj& prevent any further spread
o fthe fire.
Rock Island Roasted.
Rook Island R. I. July 18: Flro last
night deetrtyed the buildings on one
side of the main business street In-
cluding Na'ragansett Cafe. Narragan-
sett Hotel. National Hotel Naiad Ho-
tel and the telegrapn office. No esti-
mate is given of the lose.
WW Reform Paoore.
Marshal Fonaru lett today for the
reform school at Washington T. C.
taking vlth him Elmore Pacora a boy
who was convicted recently of rob-
hinx the mall in Pottawatomie coun-
ty. When be return Marshal Foe-
aett will bring with him 1W Milts who
was couricted of murder by the su-
preme ooyrt four years ago and sen
tenced to o. four years term in tne
reform school at Washington.
Socialist meeting will be held Sun-
day. Jul 20. at S n. m. at US South
Socond street Mr. Myers and Mr.
Catheni will speak on government
i in rWliS.Mjihlli i ill r-lTA.ttetV.SiS. -r
ii1m iiTIr .. Autr ftf
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