The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 186, Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 13, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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WITH RELIABLE CORRESPONDENTS IN GUTHRIE AND WASHINGTON ARDMOREITE GIVES NEWS FIRST
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VOLUM E XV
ARDMORK OKLAHOMA WEDNESDAY EVENIN(J fl ANTAR Y K5
WHAT LEGISLATUu. IS
BILLS IN SENATE AND HOUSE
(imbue. Okla .Ian 12 Mor. t' an
a score of now bills Introduced in
tho senate ten new bills in the
lloltae the IlllSScIl bill rupcnlliiK the
hlgti school law Htascd liy the senate
In tho committee of the whole and a
tterla of committees apK)lnted to
examine Mie work of tho codlllcutlnu
committee formed the bulk of tho
work In the legislature today. Hit
houso Old little except receive bills
and a mock resolution by Durant de-
clailntr It to be the sense of this
legislature that the "water iwagon
should be declared a common car-
rier" with seats and other comforts
Threo resolutioiiH Introdiicetl In
the senate by Senators Franklin
Hatched and Memmlngor demanding
an Investigation of tho work of coil-
fylng committee and the charge that
bills were changed aro expected to
caugo some fireworks when they
come up for consideration In that
Tho llrst of the three requests the
auditor to furnish an Itemized list ot
warrants amounts to whom drawn
and for what purpose drawn agaliiHt
the une.xpotrdd legislative funds
filnco the adjournment of the las'
legislature together with a state-
ment of tho balance reverting Into
the stato treasury.
The second asked for a report from
'he Joint codifying commltteo ap-
pointed by the president of the sen-
ate and the soaker of tho houso In
tegard to the number of dnys occupi-
ed by Its work tho number of em
ployees the time each served nnd hlSj
compensation ani rno cnaracier in
such service together with such oth-
er Information as may bo valuablo In
the promulgation of future session
The third recites the charge that a
number of enrolled bills have been
since reaohlng 't hoof flee of tho secro-j
tnry of state been subjected to al-
terations changes and erasures
which It Is declared ao department
of the state government had the
authority to make and asks the up-
polntmont of a committee of flve-d Tuesday evening In hii effoit to
to Invostignte as to whether there( settle their own differences. Tho
iwero any such alterations nml chang-1 broach is as wide as over.
o and the character and extent of
the same. I sennto nnd Williams of tho housf.
Tho Investigation wus requested asking tho Oklahoma members ol
by the secretary of state who here-' congress to uso all means to have
after will refuse to allow any rocordshe secretary of the Interior revoke
whatever to bo taken out of his of- tho order setting aside a vast tract
flc of laaiil In Pushmataha Chootaw
The senato this afternoon In com-1 nnd I.e More counties for a forest
mlttee of the whole advanced to reserve. A slmlllar resolution was
final passago of Senator Ttusscll'a bill passed by tho last legislature
repealing the present Oklahoma lawj Eighteen new bills won Introduc-
for tho establishment of county high oil in tho senate Including bills by
schools over the protests of n con- Hnlchett. creating n lien for tho
slderablo minority who took the po- services of a male animal; by Frank-
sitlon that If any of the counties ln. defining duties of common car-
wanted high schools It was not fair rlers; by Taylor locating tho girls'
to deprive them of that privilege industrial school at Chlckasha: by
The test vote came on Senator Newell perpetuating tho crlmln.il
OouBlng's motion to report hack to rmtrt 0f appeal: by Williams niak-
the somite n recommendation that nK appropriation to cover doficlen-
the bill do not pass which was de- ees In stato departments: by Yeag-
feated 21 to II. er. making kidnaping n felony pun-
Senator Uussell nnd his supporters KinbIo by UTo Imprisonment If the
took the position that under tln riji IH under 12: by Stafford for a
present law It was jtosslblo for n Juvt'iiMo court and caro of delln-
city which wanted a county high j quoits; by Stafford requiring cor-
school to saddle It on tho county
over tho votos ot tho rural communi-
ties. Russell questioned the general
policy of having more educational
Institutions doclarlng that the boy
who spent two or three years In
town going to school was too often
unfitted for farm work nnd that
the ttate nroded 10 fanners to one
In the course of the discussion.
Senator Curd of Aline declared that
while some of the other senators
Mere wanting county ihlgh schools
for their counties his f Alfalfa) had
one that It woul L like to get rid of.
Tho senate also passed the concur
rent resolution by Stewart of the
After today our business
will be strictly cash.
There will be no excep-
Guthrie. Oklit. .Ian. 12. hi assign-
hi!? seals to members of the logls-
I lit me tlil customs of allowing the
minority members to "elect tlielr own
scats after the mtijoilty luid. drawn
lot. (!is followed In the house.
The republicans selected n section
of the floor to themselves so ns to
lie all together.
Logan county's negro representa-
tive has thus far made no effort to
gain recognition from the speakers.
Ho occupies a seat In the rear of
the minority section. When his name
was called for the llrst time there
was some hissing In the gallery but
this was promptly stopped.
Few bills are being Introduced as
compared wlnh last winter. Com-
mittee work Is being kept up In
fact. It Is a business session.
Senator Itedwlne or McAlester has
Introduced a bill to cut the gross
production tux on coal from two per
cent of tho selling price to one per
cent. Coal oH!rators declare the
present rate of taxation Is too ex-
cessive to make mining profitable
Senator Campbell Uiissoll of War-
ner Is still pushing his "New Joru-
sialum" capital plan. The sennte has
a resolution providing for
the a)K)lutmeut ot a Joint committee
to further the movement It being
hold that the people ot tho state
approved the Idea at the November
Senator Harry 'Heeler republican
leader of the upper house refuses
to be comforted by his appointment
ns chairman of tho committee of
Republicans In the house caucus
reel weight to ho stamped on mill
products: by Morris renewing school
Innd lease: by Satfford. creatlnp.
stato purchasing board.
Three bills for the location of the
proosed southeastern stato normal
school wero Introduced In the sennte
today. Senator Allen Introduced one
for Ardmoro with tut npproprlntlon of
$ir0.000 attached while Senator
HirJdlo'fl hill for Ada and Senator
Smith's for Duncan had $100000
appropriations each Durant Is also
understood to bo n candidate. All of
the towns nre ready to furnish land
nnd other Inducements.
Tho only way to get rid of stumps
Is to take a pair of stump forceps
and pull them out. To make the
extraction painless hitch four horses
to Hie chains nnd let them all Jerk
together No stump has over been
known to squeal when this method
Silk umbrella gold handlo en-
graved "Flora." Itoturn to Ardmorelto
for rowurd lt-3
SHERIFFS' ADMIT WOMAN.
Finale Peace Officer Becomes Mem
ber of Association.
Oklahoma City. Okla.. .Ian. 12
'riii- only woman In Oklahoma hold
: tiK a nhnrirf's commission. Mrs.
Georgia Gtirrlnon was admitted to
inotnbernhlp n the sheriffs' nasorln-
t!.n here today.
She Is th wife of 0. W. Garrison
who was killed last dune by the
negro Alf Hunter and yet a fugitive
from Justice. The sheriffs' today
selected this city as the next meet-
ing place Uie llrst Saturday In
A resolution Introduced by Sheriff
l.outhan or Chlckasha. and passed.
recomnieirJ tho establishment of
Juvenile courts nnd Industrial schools
throughout tho stato for Incorrigible
Miss Knte Barnard commissioner
of charities nnd who has Just re-
was before tho committee iuvostlgnt
was before tho ocninilttee Investigat-
ing the Lansing prison. sx)ke at the
meeting favoring tho Juvenile court
and Industrial schools. She did not
refer to the Kansas prison expoi-
lence. All bad boys who run away from
'home should be sent to Mnrshal
Shlloy at Mangum for treatment. He
lectures thorn and sends them away
happy. He caught three runaway
Texas boys tho other day. adminis-
tered ono of the all-convincing nev-
er falling admonishing lectures nnd
the boys turned right around nnd
started back home.
DEFENDANTS ATTORNEYS FILE
MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL-
WILL APPEAL DE DENIED?
VERDICT 10 O'CLOCK TODAY
Braziel Was Drought Dack to This
City Today to Await Result of Mo.
Hon for New Trla and Appeal to
Marietta Okla. Jan. 13. The jury
In the trlnl of John Ilrazlcl of Ard-
more charged with murder reached a
verdict at 10 o'clock this morning
finding tho defendant guilty and rec-
ommending llfo IniprlsonmonL
Attorneys for defendant Immediate-
ly filed a motion for now trial and
fnlllng to obtain same say tho caso
will bo appealed to itho supreme
Ilrazlcl was takon hack to Ardmoro
.today whore ho will bo confined in
tho Curler county Jail awaiting tho
result of tho motion for now trial and
appeal to tho supremo court. In tho
ovont a now trlnl Is denied.
Sheriff I'arhani of lluimr: Is a
downright menu man for stopping
that wedding. When two hearts aro
already beating as one In n bond of
union that needs only the ceremony
said the man who prevents It Is
an enemy of Cupid.
KATY FLYER WRECKED
TWENTY-TWO PASSENGERS IN-
JURED AS TRAIN LEAVES THE
TRACK NO FATALITIES.
St. Louis Mo. Jan. 12. Twenty-two
persons wero Injured four or them
seriously this afternoon when the
Katy Flyer from Texas wont Into tho
ditch at Hamburg Mo. while round
lug a curve nt thirty-five miles an
hour. The 200 iwissongers on tho
train wore thrown iioadion? tn every
direction when the nine coaches loft
tho track and tho majority of thoso
Inside the concnes escaped by climb
lug out of windows. The injured wero
lifted out the same way and for near
ly two hours they stood about In tho
immense snow drifts along the track
waiting for a relief train.
BUSINESS SECTION FALLS VIC-
TIM TO FLAMES THIS MORNING
LOSS QUARTER OF MILLION
Low Water Pressure Places Firemen
at Disadvantage and Fire Burns
Itself Out After Consuming Al-
most Entire Square.
Muskogee Okla. Jan. 12. Fire
that broke out this morning In tho
Saratoga restaurant In Third street
spread to tho California and Conn
an buildings nnd threatened tho en-
tire block bounded by Third Ilrond--way
Okmulgee and Fourtih streets
In the business district.
Several roomers had narrow es-
capes but It Is believed till at no
lives were lost.
Tho water pressure was Inade-
quate. Tho lire was placed under
control altout 11 o'clock after hav-
ing burned for several hours.
Tho following bulMlngs mostly
three and four-story brick structures
with their contents were destroyed:
Tho Oernian CarolUiu and Kvuns
Hollow-ay & Uoss ladles furnish-
ings. Milton drug store.
Mllo Adams billiard room.
Consumers' Coffoo ami Tea com
I'ierson's photograph gallery.
Tho Chief Halters.'
Curio store. .
Many renl estate and lawyers of
The lire department was practical-
ly helpless audi the lire burned It
self out after destroying almost the
RESIDENTS OF MUSKOGEE WAG-
ONER AND OKLAHOMA CITY IN
THE COLD NO GAS.
BREAK IN THE GAS MAIN
Gas Users of Those Cities Without
Fires Today Cattle Perishing In
Northern Part of the State from
Kaunas City Mo.. Jan. l::. Mllier
weather hns prevailed In Western
Missouri. Kansas and Oklahoma to
day with a continued fall of snow.
Muskogee Wagoner Inola and Ok
lahoma City wero wVthout gns owing
to a hreak in the gns mains and
tho IKipuhlCO of those placen suffer-
ed Intensely from the cold.
It Is reported thn manv cattle In
the inor'heni ior' of Oklahom i have
perished from tihe cold.
TWO SEAMEN ARE DROWNED
OTHER MEMBERS OF LUMBER
BOAT ON CALIFORNIA COAST
ARE IN DANGER.
Surf. Collf. Jon. 13. The steam
schooner Sybil Mnrstnn loaded with
lumber for Hedono was driven
ashore off Surf late last night ami
two of tho crew drowned. Twenty
of tho crow nre still on board.
Thero nro practically no facilities
hero to aid tho men 1n landing 'but
tho' people aro doing nil posnlble.
Frank Crotzer left at noon todny for
a business visit to Davis.
MOTEL MEN MEET.
Some Amendments In Hotel
Will Be Asked.
Clinton. Oklu Jan 1.' t'nravm
able weiithrr lllilllvd th.' att.iidatu
upon the niMiii-Himtml im-xmIoh (f ih
State lintel Men' Association todnv
to only 15 but that number held an
Interesting meeting before the con-
clusion ot hlclt McAlester was se-
lected as the next mooting place.
MM July the month. Hereafter
iiHH-tlngs piobably will te held an-
nually. legislation committee eon -ting
of J. J. O'H.Mirk of Outhrle. W. F.
illlmer of Ardmore. nnd H. M. Dun-
can of Oklahoma City iwns mimed It
In to hold a meeting within u few
dnys In Guthrie to recommend some
ameudmentH to the lintel law mhlch
will protect the hotel men. They
will ask that the law state specific-
ally who shall provide the lire es-
capes the owner or the tenant and
for protection against the elnss
known ns "dead-heats." The law on
a whole Is satisfactory but minor
olinnges aro to be deniandtsl.
The mooting was cnlloHl to order In
Masonic hall this afternoon at 2: III)
by President J. .1. O'ltourk of Outh-
rle. Ouy Ferguson of Oklahoma City
secretary was present. Papers were
rend 1y Tate llrady ot Tulsa and
J. IC. Stone of Anndarko and tho
members Joined In a general discus-
sion. Tonight an address was de-
livered by I). H. Martin tin old tlnio
traveling man of this section. I'm-
tcrtnlumcut features provided by the
citizens of Clinton were called off on
account of the had weather
RECEIVES FIVE SERIOUS KNIFE
WOUNDS FOLLOWING QUARREL
OVER A CRAP GAME.
FARMER WAS HIS ASSAILANT
Jonas Foster of Hennepin Who Did
Cutting Escaped and Has Not Yet
Deen Captured Officers Are In
Davis Okla. Jan. III. Joe Nor-
wood was seriously and probably
fatally wounded here this 'morning
receiving llv.t serious Utilfo wounds
ono across tho left breast one be-
low tho left shoulder which went to
the hollow two across right arm and
ono slash across the head.
The trouble occurodi In the old Al-
len cottngo which Is run by Norwood.
J(ins Foster a farmer of Hennepin
together with several others Includ
ing Norwood wero shooting ckiim.
when a quarrel arose between Nor-
wood and Foster. Norwood Is said
to have attempted to strike Foster
with a stick of wood when some
of tho bystanders Intorforrod while
another put out the lights to keep
tho two men from getting togothur.
In tho dark noes Foster hadi opened
his knlfo nnd gotten to Norwood ami
slashed him five times before the
bystanders could Interfere.
Th. trouble occurred aUnit 2 2'i
this morning nnd for several hours
WOMAN i BlMD TolEATH
MOTHER OF RAILROAD MANAQ
ER LOSES LIFE AT NEW HAV-
Now Haven Conn. .Inn. III. In a
fire resulting from overheated fur-
nacofl whloh destroyed the roaldenco
of Samuel Hlgglns gonorul manager
of tho Now York Now Haven Sr.
Hartfoivl Hallway eotitictny hero
early today Hlgglns' mother lost her
llfo his moUtor-ln-liiw Mrs Corhln
iwas fatally hurt and Hlgglna' wife
daughter Isaholl bin young son and
Hlgglns hluisolf barely (fcnptMl
doath by Jumping from tho second
Subscribo for the Ardmorolte.
OKLAHOMA BREAKS RECORDS
ATTAINMENTS IN ONE YFAR
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Florence Italy Jan. t.:
Pevc-al earthquake shocks were
recorded there this morning nt
Interxals or two seconds. The
Kiple rushed out from their
homes rearing a reN4ittoii of
the Siellhin 'disaster. No dam-
age was done and cslm was
Venice. .Inn. 13. Two earth-
quutfn shocks wer felt here
and at Milan this morning. The
peopi. rushed from their homes
and gathered In the open square.
No damage was done howi'ver.
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Nonwood breathed through the oton-
lug III his side until It was clo.nvl
by physicians. Ills condition Is very
critical anil his chances for recovery
Foster escaped and has not yet
been upprohemhNl. Ho Is believed
to have gono went. Deputv A. I..
Plckoim left this morning In pursuit
nnd Sheriff Maxwell of Sulphur also
left for the Hennopln neighborhood
Foster Is said to have a family
consisting of n wlfn aiM four child-
ren nt Hennepin. Norwood's family
reside In this city.
Joe Norwood formerly resldtl In
Ardmore hnvlng run a Joint on West
Main streot for some time.
PICK-UPS HERE AND THERE.
Kd Choate Is confined to his room
with la grlpK.
Hugh Suggs of llerwy-i Is In the
c'tv today looking aflor business :.f-
fairs. Marriage license wag Issu - i y
tnrilay to W. N. Colo ngod '11 of
Lone Crove and Mlm Ncssla O. Con-
nor ago 18 of Orr.
Squire Uohorts of Orr nho was re-
ported on tho sick lift tt row (lavs
aro has recovered and wns a familiar
flgnro n tho streets of this city to
Tho Daughters of the Confederacy
will meet with Mrs. Addlngtow Thur
day nfternoon to make arrangements
for conforrlng tho Crosses of Honor
on tho Veterans mext Tuesday.
oJlui nine of White Pigeon. Mich
who has been In the city visiting with
his friend Hugh McOHl left here to
day for his home. Mr. Hluo became
attached to Ardmoro whole here and
says If ho does not change his mind
ho twill become a citizen of this town.
Tho doors of the Wonder Store were
thrown open this morning and des-
pite tho had wenUier that has pre-
vailed throughout tho week thoro
wore a largo number of 'eager pur-
chasers reody to enter tho building
when tho doors worn oponod. The
sale which began this morning wns
well advertised. Mr. .1. 'Wahau s.
who has charge of the advertising. Is
skilled In his lino and his advertising
nppenled to tho iieople. Mr. Washnuer
has been 'n Ardmore hofore and hns
oondnrtoil somo very successful snlcj
In this city.
Dr. fieorge A. Pottlgrow prosWont
of the I'nlon Savings Asoclntlon:
(1. W. Abhott. soctotary and treasur-
er of tho same company nro hero
today from Sioux Falls South Da-
kota. ThM gwitleuieu are accom-
panied to tihe city by their Oklahoma
representative C. T. Jon Wis of Sul-
phur. Dr. Pettlgrew is past grand
exalted ruler of the Klks aihl Is now
grnnd secrotnry of the Masonic or
der in his stnto. Tho Union Savings
comjkiuy has ma do a number ot
loans ul Ihla seotlou of Oklahoma
and thoy nro hero looking over the
fluid. Tho Uinnkers' National Hank
are tho representatives In Ardmore.
t.it.'limd nnd OUIahoimi i
n record nevi-r before alt.i
a single state m tin- union
!!lt th complex coii 1 1 i.i
evlstlng In the K. .. (
distinct territories which li id t
met before tho two could ! w.'I d
together; 0plte the Ilnnnci.il II r
nnd heavy damage from Hood:--
attalmiwnm nf Oklahoma Our V
llrst yenr make one of the most In
terestlng chapters to tho hlstorj of
this wonderful south weal
Sovonty flve thousand people hao
been added to the imputation
Value of farm products Increased
over thirteen million dollars.
Over six million dollars worth of
coal was mined.
Lead and zlno over two millions.
Oil over twenty millions.
Fnprecedontod discoveries of oil
nnd gns havo been mndc.
Increase In manufacturing estab-
lishments over thirty per cent.
Increase In merchandise wholesale
and retail over thirty-three per
Increase In bank deposits over
ten millions or twenty per cnt
Ono hunOrod nnd thlrty-nlno miles
of new railroads havo been built
Two-cent pnsenger fare establish-
ed saving thousands to the taxpay-
ers. Twenty-two hundred new public
schools have leen established.
'Atlendnnce at nil state educatlonnl
Institutions materially Increased.
Schools established for hllnd for
deaf for orphans for training In min-
ing engineering preparatory and og-
State Insnno asylum established.
Slato penitentiary located ami
prisoners put to work on road con-
struction and permanent prison build-
ings. Tnxatlon tnndo nbFoltitely equltablo
for tho llrst time.
Credit of nowly established coun-
Corporntlons mniio to reduce rates
on public servlco thus materially re-
ducing the cost of living.
Public henlth protected by pure
A happy contented people this
nnd more Is tho result of the llrst
year of statehood.
NEW CONCRETE COMPANY.
Organized to Meet Demand for Side
Tho Ardmoro Concreto Company Is
one of tho now organizations In tho
city Ut.it begins .business with every
promise of buccoss. Quln Wicker and
Stun H. Owen nro tho mnnagor nnd
nsslstnnt manager of this company.
They nro both well known young men
In the city. Tlioy nro skilled work-
men In concroto and thero Is a va3t
amount of work of this kind to do
In tho city. Their offlco Is at tho
liinrblo yard In tho southeast part ot
Tho city council Is today serv'ng
notices on property owners to build
walks and Mayor Pennington savs
that walks will bo built whero tho
peoplo have compiled with tho law
In requesting that walks he built.
Give Him a Chance
dread F. l-Valey Is known ns Ar.l-
more's host carpenters. Ho M spi t
many yeurs with hammr i" I siw.
Ho hns superintended somo of tho
best buildings In this stato and In
Texas. Work may got dull but there
la always something for tho best
workmen Uko Mr. Frnloy. Ho has Just
finished the last Job ho has under
contract nnd Is looking for othe
work. Phone him up. call him on tho
street ho Is read; now to do your
work nnd when he hns dono It no
ono can do It better. Give him a
chance. Ho must havo work.
York news Item: Crump and S'ii
Williams nre doliijr pretty well trae
plug and hunting. They have sold
about fifty skunk coon and 'opossum
hldofi and tholr neighbor think thev
will lwivo boUor luck with their
chickens next yofir.
A. O. BthTldgo of Idabel Is transact.
Inu business here today.
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