The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 117, Ed. 1, Wednesday, June 1, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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Tonight and Thursday showers.
The Guthrie Daily Leader
THE ONLY EVENING ASSOCIATED PRESS PAPER IN OKLAHOMA TERRITORY.
.GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA WEDNESDAY JUNE 1 1004
ATTACK 18 BEGUN
ON PORT ARTHUR
Belief Expressed That Russian Gib-
. ralter Jlust Eventually Suc-
cumb to Overwhelming: Num-
bers of Japanese Forces.
(By Associated Press.)
Indianapolis Ind. Juno 1. A special
cable from a staff correspondent of
the News at Che Foo dated Juno 1.
The Japanese land attack on Port
Arthur was begun yesterday morning.
Russian fdi-ces that were driven south-
ward from Dalny and Kin Chou by tho
Japanese are assisting tho garrison at
Port Arthur and the Russian navy has
Joined in tho movement to repulse the
enemy. There may be several dayK
of skirmishing and outpost work be-
fore tho Rtssian city is taken but it
is the opinion of refugees who have
arlved here from the besieged Gibral
tar that tho Russians eventually must
auccumb to overwhelming numbers.
Kuropatkln Completely Defeated.
London Juno 1. A special dispatch
from Rome saya a telegram had been
received there from Toklo reporting
that General Kurokl has completely
defeated General Kuropatkln's forces
in the fight near Sumentso. All Rus-
sian positions east of Hal Cheng have
been abandoned according to tho tele-
gram. Several guns have been taken and a
whole squadron of Cossacks captured.
Japanese Battleship Aground.
St. Petersburg June 1. An uncon-
Slate Fixed up at
(By Associated Press.)
Anadarko Okla. June 1. Before
the Democratic territorial convention
met todaly a slate representing 321
-votes was made up. naming 12 dele-
gates to th St Louis convontlon as
follows each to cast ono-half vote
Roy Staftord. W. E. Worden. M. C.
Ruyan O. W. Bellamy. C. E. Black
Vm Tilghman W. T. Eagloton Wm
Bucholr. W. J. Caugill Frank Stevens
F. J. Gentry and D. B. Welty. Stafford
was named dosplte tho fact his county
ltd not back him in tho caucus W.
D Cardwell seems to be In the -lead for
national committeeman. The conven-
tion will send an uninstruoted delega-
tion to St Louis.
School Exhibit Form-
ally Opened With
(By Associated Press.)
St Louis Mo. Juno 1. The Indian
government schooluchiblt was formal-
ly opened today at the fair. Fifteen
hundred invitations were issued to ex-
position officials foreign and state
commissioners and offlqlals of Indian
government affairs and an elaborate
program of Indian sports and games
was carried out.
Corers for 250 guests were laid at
a brealcfast glvon at the New York
building by Mrs. Norman E. Mack In
bonor of Miss Roosevelt.
fir mod rumor has roached here from
Mukden that tho Japanese battleship
Fuji is aground on a reef off tho Mlao
Tao Islands where she is being guard-
ed by torpedo boats.
A 'Japanese Reverse.
Lalo Yang May .10. Tho Japanese
lost two hundred killed and a number
of horses In a fight at Vagcnfuchu to-
day. The Russians opened Are at 8
o'clock In the morning and after two
hours and a halt of long range firing
the Japanese under General Aklama
prepared to charge and crush the
force which had been harrasslng them
for 21 days. In the meantime Gen-
eral Samsohoff was approaching Vag-
enfuchu with a strong force of cav-
alry. Tho Russian squadrons formod
and rushed like a whirlwind across
the terribly cut up country clearing
away all obstacles. Tho Cossacks
furiously charged the Japanese cavalry
with lances attacking both flanks. In
a tew minutes thoy literally cut a
whole squadron Into pieces. This was
the first time lances were used and
they struck terror into tho enemy. In
some cases tho lances pierced the
riders through and wounded their
horses. Some of the lances could not
be withdrawn from teh bodies Into
which they had entered.
Makes Himself Solid
(By Associated Press )
Lindsborg Kas. June 1. The Na-
tional Augustana Synod of the Swed-
ish Lutheran church opened Its annual
session here today with flvo hundred
delegates present from all parts of
the country. Dr. E Noiollus of Minne-
sota presided At tho commencement
exorcisos of Bothany college Congress-
man Victor Murdock of Wichita and
Charles Moreau Harger of Abllone
made addresses. Tho class of 1'jO)
Sent Posthaste to Pre-
serve Order in
(By Associated Frees.)
Columbus O June 1 Four com-
panies of rnllltla have beon ordered to
proceed to Hanging Rook near Iron-
ton on the Ohio river whoio striking
furnace men recently attacked non-
union men. The companies left at
once on a special train.
Every momber of Guthrio Lodge No
1 A. O. U. W-. is requested to be
present at tht meeting on Thursday
nlghi June 2 in the new masonic halt
on East Oklahoma. There Is business
of much importance to be transacted
and the regular election of officers It
is to your Interest to be there.
W. J. Leathermsn Recorder.
The eleventh annual convention ofl fjlnlne S. A. Stoadman Geary; G-
the Oklahoma Sunday school assocla-W Ferguson Watongn.
lion oponed this afternoon with n
grand parade through the business
streets of the olty. The parade Was
the feature of today's meeting as wall
as one of the features of the conven-
tion. The p;uule formed betwoan
Cleveland and Noble a o .ties shoftjlf
after 2 o'clock and was led by J. W
McNeal the grand marshal who vM
assisted by several aides. Delegates
to the convention carrying banners
were next In line followed by the vurj
ous Sunday schools of the city as
M. 18. North M. K. South Presby-
terian. Baptist Congressional Free
Methodist Salvation army. Deaf Muto
Institute school Episcopal Dunkard
Wost Sldo M. E. Christian and United
Each school carried a bannor and a
n'umbor of tho primary and lntorniadl
nto grafloU carried flag's.
Tho lino of march was as follows:
South on Division to Oklahoma wost
on Oklahoma to Second south on Sec-
ond to Harrison east on Harrison to
Division north on Division to Noble
where the marchors disbanded.
The parade was reviewed from tho
territorial offlcos by Socrotary Grimes
Mayor Barnes and officers of tho Ok-
lahoma Sunday School association.
Following tho pamdo the conven-
tion was called to ordor in tho First
Presbyterian church the boys and
girls meeting being hold at 3 o'clook.
In the absence of Mrs. J. W. Barnos of
Now Jorsoy who was takon sick on
tho train while onroute hore but who
will arrive tonight the Rov. John G
Carman of Donver Colorado's Stato
Sunday school suporlntendont had
charge of tho meeting.
The fellowship meeting for dole-
gates and visitors led by Goo. T. Knott
of Oklahoma City was hold at 3: 15
o'clook. Tho appointment of commit-
tees will take place at this afternoon's
The meotlng tonight promises lo bo
quite Interesting. Tho pragma la as
7:4G Song servlcos ProL B. F.
Butts Pennsylvania. Scripture and
prayer Rev. W. C. Miles Presbyter-
Ian pastor Guthrie.
S:15 Impressions of tho Holy land
Our Jerusalem delegates Rev. C. G.
Murphy Dr. L. Haynes Buxton Rev.
and Mrs. G. N. Hartley Mr. Geo. B.
Stone Miss Adelaide Short Rev. R. S.
Flnley Miss Mario Garrison.
9:00 Address "In tho Light
Eternity" Rov. John C. Carman Don-
ver; Stato S. S. Superintendent of
Solo Prof. B. Franklin Butts Pennsylvania.
The county presidents and secre- Should tho First Prosbytorlan church
tarl&s attending the convontlon are prove too small to hold tho convon-
ae follows tion arrangomonts havo beou made
Boavor John Webb Beavor; Cor- to hold an overflow mooting In the
tha Kagay Beaver First Baptist church.
Formed to Drill Oil
Well on Capitol
At a mass meeting In the olty hall
building last night to discuss the re-
cent nil and gas dlsoo-eri- on the
Browne Cornellson place and for the
purpose of organizing a oompany to
prospect In the vicinity the People's
Oil oompany with a proposed capital
Htook ol $35000 was organized nnd
the following committee of seven was
appointed to draft a charter and
solicit more stockholders:
Luther West Browne Comullson
J. D DeBols F .Hlndman. i. A. Gaff-
ney F. Hewitt and N. M. Carter.
Tho following artloles were drawn
up for the consideration of the stock-
holders: "We the undersigned hereby sub-
scribe the amount set opposite our
names to the capital stock of the
People's Oil company (to bo incor-
porated) for the purpose of drilling
and sinking a deep well for oil gas
oi mineral In or near the city of
Cuddo I II. Holt Slokles; E. B.
Canadian A. CI McCoUough Yu-
kon; C. C .AUrd Yukon.
Ctovoland H. H. Uvorett NoMo;
M McCu'Iough Norman.
Comanche C. F. Fewoll Lawlon;
Alvln Cumpbejl l.nwton.
Custer L. V. Miller Arapabo; W.
M. PvlRtt. Graven. P. 0.
Day r .11. Berry Grand; M. Pick-
t Dewey J. L. Bales Lonbra; T. P.
Gnrnold R. H. Smith Hnld; Gor-
trutlo Sproat Knld.
Qpint Rov. D. W. llogors Medford;
Lw 15. Darrow MedfOrd.
Kay 'D. J. M. Moss Tonkawa; F.
M. Lofforga Blackwll.
Kingfisher Rev. L. C. Moore King-
fisher; Rev. D 8. Bayloy Kingfisher.
Kiowa- Ira DVlric Snyder; Eh Ira
Lincoln E. B .Shotwoll Chandler.
Logan Rov. J. K. Miller Guthrio;
Blancho Hoge Guthrio.
Noble C .D. Merrill Porry; J. 0.
Oklahoma Geo. T. Knott Oklaho-
ma; Minnie Thorn Oklahoma.
Pawneo H. R. Stewart Valloy;
Archie KIngsloy Bodford.
Payno D. J. M. Wood Still wator;
Mrs. J. W. Rcoso Stlllwator.
Pottawatomie Theo. Shackelford
Violet; Mrs. A. Carson Tecumsoh.
Rogor Mills Fleotwood Boll Sayro.
Washita R. A. Blllups Cordoll;
Mrs. L. M. Cowan Cordoll.
Woods M. D. Bookovon Aline; J.
II. Musgrave Augusta.
Woodward W. D. Robinson Par-
slmon; II. N. Roberts Woodward.
NOTES OF THE CONVENTION.
The entertainment committee Is
busy assigning tho delogatos to places
where rooms and board will bo fur-
nlshed them during tho three days'
Tho city hall buildlngha9-bcenl
made tho headquartots of the associa-
tion. Delegates may register thtiro.
The Presbyterian church whore the
convention is bolng held has been
decorated In the national colors bunt-
Ing and flags.
At noon nearly one hundred and
twenty-five delegates had registered.
It Is expected that four hundred dele
gates will atlod then convontlon. Tho
afternoon trains brought In a largo
number of dologates whlca swollod
the number today.
Guthrio Okla. and agreo to pay tho
amount to the troasuror of tho com-
pany upon demand provided howover
that thoro shall be at least $8000 sub-
scribed within 30 days from date or
this shall not be binding upon mo."
Signed by the following:
Browne Cornullsou J. D. DoLots
F. Hlndman Fred If. Avery W. M.
Black P. M. Jones. F. II. Oreor. M.
G. Milltkan. Geo. W. Hopkins M. L
West Otto Shultz Chas. Adler N. S-
Forsytho. E. M. Bamford It A. Gaff-
ney Hewitt ard Lentz Oklahoma Iron
Works R S. Craig A. D. Lester P.
Jelsina. II. D. Todd and S. D. Cahill.
The meeting was well attended.
Short talks favorable to the enter-
prise were made by Judge Dellols
Browne Cornellson Territorial OH In
spectur Ashton ; Mayor Barnes Frank
Hlndman K Q .Millikan Oeo. Dodson
K Penny A. II. Huston N .51. Carter
Prank Hewitt. It. A. Oaff ney Lutliei
Wost Ed Cooper. W. M. Spurlock and
a number of others.
PROMINENT RAILROAD MAN.
(By Associated Press )
New York June 1. Samuel IL Calla
way president of tUtf American Looo
motlvo company and former president
of the New York Central railway died
today the result of an operation.
Wlgg -Their -wedding presents
made quite a striking display." Wag
"Yes I counted at least a dozen
The Free Silver
(By Associated Press )
Omaha Neb. Juno 1. Nearly all
tho delegates to the Democratic state
convention arrived this morning. Cau-
cuses nud district conventions will be
held oarly. William J. Bryan to
whom overyono looked as tho contral
figure of the convention did not ar-
rlvo until noon although the Lancas-
ter delegation came In onrllor. Former
Supreme Court JustlcoSulllvan an-
nounced that his endorsement for tho
vico presidential nomination by the
party In Nobrnskn w'as unauthorized
by him and stated that he would be
forced to withdraw his namo If it
uhould be prosonted In the convention.
Tho convention was hardly oxpoot-
od to divide on any quostlon tho con
test being for dolegntos at large three
of whom Mr. Bryan C. J. Smith of
Omaha and W. H. Thompson of
Grand Island tho last Democratic
candidate for govornor were practi-
cally sottled upon before tho conven-
tion wns called to order.
During tho foronoon tho district
Ballot Denied and the
By Associated Pr.T
Springfield III. Juno 1. When tho
Republican stato convention conven-
ed today thoro was no prospect of an
und of tho gubernatorial deadlook. The
first ballot showed no change.
The sixty-second ballot showed no
matorlal change A resolution provht
Ing for a secret ballot was then offor-
od. A Yatos loader movod Its refor-
enco to the committee on resolutions
and a Donoon man seconded the mo-
tion. Tho resolution was reforred by
a vote of 1224 lo 278 and balloting
H .11. Gross who ottered the resolu
tion said Unit tho tiino bad oomo
when the delogatos should aol not for
men but for tho party. Two more
trultless ballots were taken and a
rocoss was had.
Fairly Aching to Nom-
inate Gen. Miles for
(By Associated Prese.l
Chloago III. June 1. Oliver W
Steawrt chairman of the national
Prohibition committee said today;
"General Miles would without doubt
be nominated by the Prohibitionists at
Indianapolis Jiiue 18 If he were known
to be identified with toe Prohibition
party ills record In opposition to the
array oauteen Is one of which Prohi-
bitions are proud. They confess to
a great admiration for him If he
were to state publicly that in the
coming campaign as a patriotic ritl
zen he would affiliate with the Pro
hlnltlon party and support its ticket
my Judgment Is there would be no
other name proposed in the national
Champion Late in
but Will Control
conventions selected tho following
delegates to tho national convention:
First district J. A. Magulro and
Second district John A. Crol-shton.
nnd W. II. Dofranco.
Detroit Mich. Juno 1. Shortly be-
fore tho opening today of tho Demo-
cratic state convontlon to elect dele-
gates to tho national convention it
was stated by a proralnont anti-Hearst
leader that a canvass had been rnado
of the counties with the rosult that 80
per cent of tho delegates were founu
to be against Instructions.
(By Associated Press )
Atlanta Ga. Juno 1. Tho Demo-
crats of Georgia met today In stato
convention to namo delegates to tho
national convontlon. Tho Hearst ele-
ment it is said while Influential Is
not strong onough to havo tho decid-
Wind and Hail Storm
(By Associated Press.)
Hutchinson Kas. Juno 1 TbJ
section and all of southwestern Kan-
sas was dronched by a heavy rain ac-
companied by hall. Betweon Bucklln
and Moadu on tho Rock Island road
ball did much damago to crops. Hail
broke noarly ovory window on tha
north sldo of an eastbound Rock
Island train and the brokon glass cut
several passengers. Miss Foster of
Fowlor was so sovoroly cut that a
physician's attention wns necessary.
Kansas City Mo. Juno 1 Two
Indies of ruin full In southern Kansas:
today and It Is probablo tat all
streams whlrh had boon rocodlng In
(he past few days will again rise and
overflow their banks. High wind ac-
companied tho rain but did but iitflu
damago as far as known.
Flood Receding at Ottawa.
Ottawa Kas. June 1. Th river
here has fallen about five feet from
Its extreme height and no furttur
damage Is expected unless further
henry rains fall went of here
Water and Kas service in Ottawa
probably will be resumed tomorrow
but It till be two weeks before tha
electric light plant can start up again
Individual losses to business men at
North Ottawa where many lost th r
entire stock of goods will bo heavy
(By AsRObJatcd Press )
Pueblo Colo. JURS 1 After sr-arrh
Ing tor his missing wife sinre last
February A. h. Seeberger of Osagi
City Kas. wns rewarded today by
finding Mr. Swoerger and their 1 v
ysnr-old daughter la Pueblo The wo
man was working In a restaurant ani
ill little glri was being cared for at
the Sacred Hearst orphanage Th-
woman had been lured to Colorado
robbed of 11.600 und left destitute
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