The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 186, Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 13, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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Ardmore Wednesday Jn. 13 1909.
THE DAILY ARDMOREITE
F. D CODURN TELLS OF THE LAN.
SING PRISON INVESTIGATION-
SOME THINGS NOT APPROVED
Even Governor Haskell' Committer
is Satisfied that Convicts' Charges
Were Groundless Mis Barnard
Del eved Prisoners Ml&treated.
Top i.i Jan. 12 According to lM
I) i-oimrn chairman of th Kaniwtnj
omnnit.M- which lnvMMlgntil llioi
pmiii ntliuy M ItdiiK the Oklahoma
.iuMii.!itln wwr minimi by prM)ter-
on -.b' colored report" rnnlliin the
Knnsni prlnon which fnuwil th new
hijif to wild nil liivcutlnntlnu commit
t. e north. Mr. Coborii with the olli-
t member of tin' committee return-
ed to Topokn lam ulRht. Mr. Oburtt
was n-ked ah to tlio rult of tli"
FCC 11(1 WHiloil Of tllp COUIIIllttKO llO-
F' nlng Inut Thursday mid Milling yen-
M own opinion." Hnlil Mr. Cnliurn.
"I that the Oklahoma nulhoiitloii
liai '! unwittingly mlnli'd nwd tin-
ilnl. disturbed by Inmifflcleiit InTor-
nt.iMoii and preponterouidy colored r-
ports from ex-convict (for oxninpb'
tluir four nlnr wltnewMH wore Okln-
lionians netit to Unimlng for murder)
mill other prltfonor who on aci'ount
of the perolfitent and flagrant vloln-
tloim of tho reasonable prison rulon
;tml roimeipiont put-lhnient may
have Icon ifhid of nlinoat any oppor-
tunity to got 'Von with tlio officer
iid was h'rotigly hinted thai po.l
lex was behind a pood part of the
.H ai lug.
No ono who attoiwled the hearing
ddiiliiB th- Hltictrlty of Minn llartmrd.
Hlin evidently believed her convict
WtKtU'HIWIl. It WIIB MRU COIIHllllTl'll
Hint Mlm Ifnrnard hud been carried
nwny by her onthiiBluHtii In prlwin in-
form ntndy believing that nil law
hrfttkiTH inuy bo disciplined by kind-
IM'RH mtlicr than by notunl punish-ini'iil.
Don't Get n Divorce.
A western JinUn granted a divorce
oil account or 111 temper and bad
breath. Dr. KIiik'h New Mfo I'llls
would lmvo prevented It. They euro
Conmlpatlnn. cmmlng bad breath and
v-r Trouble the IllU-mpi-r. dlnpol
coIiIh banish hiiidacliiii cctfmiier
rhlll 2:c- at Aulmoro l'hnrmiiEy
d & w
CAUSE STRAINED RELATIONS
RELIEVED THAT THE STRINGENT
STATUTES BEING ENACTED IN
CALIFORNIA WILL AROUSEJAP.
Ti.klo. lit:i. I'.'.- l'ollowhiK tin- n-
eelpt of Kpcclal calili' illnpntelii'H rroiu
Ball Hrniit'luco plating to mattorK now
ponding before the California lefclaln-
Hire. .InpaiiMt' iiewHpuperH hertf today
elaborate upon tin mralncd relations
that limy mine thruurfi tlio pawingo
of bills anil tin' ennctinoiit of lawn for-
bidding tin' ownership of land and tlio
attt'inlaiH'i' of public school by .tup-
itnii'ii' rt'Blili'iitM of tin" ntuti'. A inajoil-
ty of the papcm hbhiiiiii' tln paBHiiRi'
of the IiIIIh iih a proliabillty and pro
lent nKHltiBt thoui nK nu liiJiiBtlro to
tin' .lapiini'Hr' now living In California.
Tho AmiliHl tin- .11 .11 and the Nlchl
Nlchl oxpri'HH HirprlHi at what In
termed an ovlilwict' of tho tinfrli'iidll-
ihb after the bIiiccic effort on .In-
pan'B imrt to jirovo lier frleiiilBhlp
toward the lieople of the United
THE FLEETS SAILING ORDERS.
Admiral Evans Tells What President
Roosevelt's Final Instructions
New York. .Ian. 11!. AtiionK the
miiiiy InteivHtlriR and pIctureHqiU'
BtatemcnlB imule by Hear Admiral
Hohley IX IjvaiiH In bin talk at
(!ariiiRle Iwll under tho nunilce
of th Navy lenBiie was ono eon-
comliiK the converimtlon with I'rinb
deiit HooBvelt Jiidt before tihu do
ixiriiire of the Atlantic hnttlo Hlili
Meet for lt nlolK't'lrclliiR cnilit'.
Admiral" tho prudent Buhl nc
corilliiK to Sf. l'niiB "lemi'mbtT
Hint you are on a pi'Mcnful expedi-
tion but If It should turn out other-
wine mi know your tonltttm.""
In IiIh prnlBO of thf skill of tin;
Yankee Biillora nt tnrt pmctleo
AdiiiiiHl ICvann lniiartiil ioniu lnfor
illation with renrd to tho recenl
taiKei work at Mmilla. 'hat he
bad heard be ald wag "nnofllclnl."
Imt ho oiiderHlood that after ono of
the battle nblpH liml Ured a twolve-
ItU'h Kim llfteen ilini'B nt a target
Ihe mlli'B away there wero found to
bo exactly fifteen holes In the target.
Admiral Kviiiih said that u largo
pi-oportlon of the men on Uie Meet
were "green WeHtern boyn' but he
xald that wlien tho licet not to
MiiKilnlena I my "Hiohu new sailors
and MhoolerH could hit eight tlincn
out or ten at llvo liilloB."
"Klghtlng IIoIi'h" reference to .la
I n 1 1 no rnr :iR tho possibility of wnr
wtih considered were brief Indeed.
On tills H)lnt be said:
"I never believed for a minute i
that there was the ulliditent probab-
I Hit or war with .Japan. They want
the friendship of every nation under
tlio sun except perlinpg that of tho
lnar that goon scratching around up
In the northwest corner of tho
Missionary Leaders Confer
New Yorlf .bui. l'J. Lenders la
It bad been
to llflil. '''I'" "-ee opMgtlo.ipaH'rjtll lnlH8lonnry worI(1 r.)ri)HomK
"punishment and euiforee dlBciplliie.
Without this dlsclpllno chaos would
I ..l1.t I. l...-..l....ul..
lM ' """.hows Its unrrlondlv Hplrlt. but eve
(in old saying: . .... uii
lt'lllt.-n ill! . I II il ilj ti uiuii I'.li.' n
iihwiII the .Inimnese goveriniKMit for
' falling Into tho arms of n nation
I which at the first opportunity only
No rogue e'er felt the halter draw
With good opinion of the man who
"From the outset tho Kansas coin-j
inlttee was Inspired by tho most oar-
in. st desire to ascertain tho fncts and
conditions existing at the penlteutl-
NewBpapers ptihlltdird 111 Kngllsh
representing llrltlsh tuvft (leriiian In
terests are making much of the Cali
fornia (legislature's action mid are
pointing out that America while re'
cently eihleavorlng to create the lm
i presslon of friendliness toward .lapan
ary. regardless of whoever they might ir(.my wn linfr(lllUy
Involve or by whom the facts wcv
supplied. To such an end tho OkU I
hoina coininltte m not only per-1
mltted but encouraged and assisted I
to probe In every direction and every I
prooor facility was afforded hy ths
The situation is seriously embar
rnssliHc to Americans residing In .la-
pan and especially so as the Incident
follows so closely the creation of nil
excellent feeling through tho visit ot
the Atlantic fleet tho American coin-
rortysoven denominations practical
ly Including every branch of tlio
lirotestant. church III the United
StateH and Canada assembled In New
York today to take part In the six
teenth conference of foreign mission
boards Tile sessions are being held
at the headquarters of the liiteniatlon
nt Young Men's Christian Association
In IOnst Twenty-eighth street and will
continue through tomorrow. Tho dele
gates are the guests of tho Young
Men's Christian' Association. Many
matters of importance in tho work ot
evangelizing the world will be taken
illi by the delegates from the foreign
mission boards of the various deiiom
THOUSANDS OF MASONS
WILL ASSEMBLE AT GUTHRIE TO
WITNESS AMALGAMATION OF
TWO GRAND BODIES.
..-I...... 1. ....... I ..f .11............. .....I I
U. ...... '-' lnll(tp th(. Japanese exposition and
Haskell. t)l ( .XPliriM ()( business men from
"I am sure that no member of ; tli cities of the Pacific const
knnsas committee or any of theoffl-j T1l forelKn office Is endeavoring
ti.ils asserts or protends that In all convince the protesting newspapers
respects things at tho penitentiary nre'mt m.tm r .Kslaturo does
Jun as they should bo or tlint cluing. 10t r.r.Mt.t Kmni American sentl-l
i-s lor tho better cannot and should )mt tl)t. publications continue
not be made. Sovoral of the more j t R .xtr.nely pessimistic In their (;thr(. ()Mll i--Thoro will
l.nimrtant changes have already been j .. nnt t)f . .(0l-ials ot I Ulthrh 0 Kbrunrv . an(
rccoinmeniled by the co.n.nUteo In lis pVss. becoming vlo- mNt . )ff(.0I.s utlnK.rslllp
r. port to (.ovornur lloch. Hut In altlll. ar . t(.po-rly fia..e()r u Kl.alul H(RI.8 of oW Oklahoma
general way and In most respects the . an seriously hamper Tl.rrlorlu. This meeting
i.i.i..K. iii. iii in .HMiiK ui. m-m u cuii tlio exercise or Aiiierlcaii inriueiice lu
with the men material cqiilpmeut ami hm for tunny yeaiu.
laws the legislature have nmde avail-1
"'b' Effect of Anti-Nepotism Lav.
"Forms of punishment have beon j C.uthrle Okla.. Jan. IS. The autl-
Usui In luillvldiml Instances under all neiollsui law passed by the first legls-
admlnlstnitlons which none ot either! latuiv. and which while a member of
committee approved hut In the main
there wcr(. exceptions. One useful re-
sult of the Investigation In that upon
our committee's sugKestlo tliese In-
advisable and soniHtitnos harsh pun-
blinionts. such as the socallod
cr' h. 'water cure' tnul tho 'Alak-
M" are already aliolUhcd.
s to the 'dungeons' tho much 'x-
( Ucd 'water hole' and the 'horrible
dangerous and doudly mine' conditions
t'i..' have been so proniVnently ad-
Mr'iscd by certiilu pcrMJiis or lute-
tst the investigation found no credl-
ib fMdenco that such things existed
ww or had ever existed.
Kansas. I think ought not to bo In
hc business of cntcrtnlnintr the eon-
vlr s aond unruly characters front
other states. H really lias no desire
or oven willingness to do ko for any
'However tho Invchtlgatlon lias
Hx-i u good thlntc and worth ninny
t ucs Its cost roKtirdliss of how or
by whom it was Instlguteil. and must
bo b( ni'flclal In many ways."
fter the adjournment yesterday
afternoon it-wag oIdent that tho mem-
bers of tho committee from Oklahoma
vi rp dlsapsi4ntcil In the showing
ai ado as to Miss (laniard's charges.
Nino of thoni would aiithorizp an In-
te .lew but It Is known that thy or
hi le.ist soino of the members were
t t tli-. opinion that the most of Hie
ttcliuony producod by Miss Human!
V.IH bcnrw.'ly worth bollof.
1 through the soeslons there was
c i-t ant ly cropping out factional jwlb
tl al differences betwoou Govontior
HaktH's faction and some of the
m'jers of On- Oklnhoiua coininltte.
the house 1. diligently supported was
respouslbl for Stump Ashby being
left off the slate of house employe.
The veteran former Texas populist
who was a candidate In that state for
lieutenant govn'rnor on the fusion
ticket of isotl is a son of S. (1. Ash-
by. member from Jackson county.
When the slate of houso employes
wns made up Stump Ashby's name a-
Iieared then.va as chmkroom attend-
ant and accordingly he traveled to
the capital to assume his duties
when the apiHilntments wore made
Slumps name was among the miss-
ing and It linn betn explaltifd by reference-
to the atiU-neK)tlsm act.
'Pho same application proven ted tho
son or Representative Uicl.wood of
I.tneoi.i couuty beliiK appointed a
Other than this the legislature rs-
tiUillshed the precedent of giving no
Jobs to defeated candidates. In the
stMiato plHe-es were refused to ox-
Senator "Hill" .lohnsoir if Canadian
county and ox-Iteprosoiitntlvo Mur-
dock of l'nwnee tViunty. both defeat-
ed for the rivebctlon. 1. 11. Mttletonof
Pottawatomie county who Is door-
keeper or the bouse was a member
of the constitutional convention.
Simple Remedy for La Grippe
Hacking la grippe coughs that may
develop Into pneumonia over night nre
quick Jv cured by Foley's Honey and
Tnr. The sore and Inflamod lungs aro
healed and strengthened and a dan-
gerous conditio Is quickly avorted.
TnUo only Foley's Honey and T(nr In
the yollow package. Sold by all drug-
gists d & w
Subscribe for tho Ardmoroltc.
has beiin called for the purpose of
amalgamating these two bodies Into
one organization with one set of of-
ficers. It this comu'ctlou Albert Pike
Itdge No. tiO and Outhrlc Iidgo No.
'2 met lu joint senslon at Masonic tem-
ple last night and completed arrange-
ments for the care of tho members
of their order who will visit the city
at tlie time of tho consolidation of
the grand lodges.
Thousands of Masons will be.here.
From every point of the new state
they will come In bodies. Theso men
will he the cure of (iiillirle and It waJ
to formulate plans for their entertain-
mont that the local lodges met last
night. Tho local hotels and rooming
houses will he tilled ajid to properly
care for those not otherwise accom-
modated it will bo necessary for
(iiithrle to throw her doors open and
prove her hospitality.
A ooniinltho was appointed last
night to make a house to house can-
vass for the purpose of ascertaining
the number of rooms that may be
History will ho made whin tho two
grand lodges are consolidated. Tills
consolidation has engaged the atten-
tion of the Masonic order tor tho last
ww anil many men promlm.-nt l the
work in other states will be present
ai the- Fobruao meeting.
That's tho name of Iho best flour
told In Ardmoro.
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