The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 97, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 26, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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THE SHAWNEE DAILY NEWS-HERALD
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Sb«« ttD uj!Ntw.f'vo'r. i'JCd1'"?'1?"?) SHiWNll, OKLAHOMA. TUKSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1912
STILL A POSSIBILITY OF DIPLO-
MACY PREVENTING THE EX-
BALL MAGNATE DEAD.
St Louis, Not. 26.—The body of
John f. Brush, owner of the New
York Nationals, who died this morn-
ing of locomotor ataxia in a private
car near Seeburger, Mo., was sent
to Indianapolis today for burial.
London, Nov. 26.—The tension of
the international political situation
today continued to decrease. There
Is a possibility of diplomacy pre-
venting a rupture.
It la reported that England in-
formed Rustia, France and Servia
that she bad no intention of sup-
porting a claim to aa Adriatic port.
The progress of tile Turklsh-Bal-
kan negotiations Is still as a sealed
TO DIE IN JANUARY
MOTHER OF BOY KILLED BY
LIVE WIRE MUST TRY AGAIN
NONE GAVE ANY VISIRLE EX-
PRESSION OF FEELING—TAK-
EN TO SING SING.
The Judgment of the district court
lu the case of Mrs. Sarah Motsen-
bocker against the Shawnee Gas &
Hlectric Co., was reversed by tha
finding of the supreme court commis-
sion, and remanded to the district
court for retrial. The case was
originally tried before Judge J. B. A.
Robertson, the plaintiff being award-
The little son of Mri. Motsen-
bocker, who was a widow, was kill-
ed by a live wire at the corner of
Oklahoma and seventh streets. A
■evere storm the previous night had
entangled the wires, charging a pole,
which in turn charged a guy wire
and the child took hold of a piecc
of clothes line which was in con-
tact with tho guy wire, suffering in
•tant death. A little aon of J. W.
Prather was Injured at the same
New York, Nov. 26.—"Gyp the
Blood," "Whitey" Lewis, "Leftie
Louie" and "Dago Frank," were to-
day sentenced to die in the electric
chair at Sing Sing in the week of
January sixth next.
None of the condemned gave vis-
ible sign of their feelings, and all
looked stolidly ahead. Accompanied
by Sheriff Harburger and twelve
deputies the four were forced thro-
ugh the big silent crowd outside,
and taken to the train for Sing
CUBA'S RICHEST WOMAN
CARRIES CHEST OF GILO
FOUND NOT GUILT
MAKE GREAT DEMONSTRATE
OF JOY WHEN THEY HEAR
Associated I reus.
Salem, Maes, Nov. 26.—"Not guilty
was the verdict this morning of the
Jury in the case of Ettor, Giovinnat
ti and Caruso.
When the men heard the words
treeing them from the murder charg
they embraced and kissed each other
Giovlnnatti, springing to his feet
said, "Gentlemen of the jury, in the
name of justice, truth and civiliza
tlon I thank you."
Caruso, through an interpreter
also extended thanks and said he was
Ettor thanked the court for the
tair manner of the trial.
The three are under further in
dictment in connection with the
Lawrence riots, but were released on
of what you earn and
deposit it regularly in
this bank, It will cause
you no inconvenience
and in time you will
have sufficient to make
you comfortable in years
to come. Get the
habit of Saving.
Start an account today
ALSO THOSE WHO WHO SUP-
PORTED HER WITH THEIR
VOTES IN RECENT CAPI-
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•J* New Orleans, Nov. 26.—
4* Generally fair tonight and
|S$Pjfe Wj ■ VJ-titk
The wealthies woman In Cuba ar-
rived in New York the other day on
her wa yto Spain, where she will
visit her mother . She carried with
her a chest containing $16,000 in
gold coins and some $30,000 worth
of Jewels. She says that paper
money is unclean and refuses to
carry it. S^gnora Ferrada was once
known as the most beautiful woman
In Spain, the married and went to
Cuba lo live, and ever since the
first year of her marriage she has
travelled to Spain once a year to see
her mother who is timid about tra
veiling, and refuses to go on board
of a boat that would carry her to
The News-Herald is in receipt of
the following letter from the Guthrie
chamber of commerce, through its
secretary, Fred L. Wenner:
"On behalf of our committee and
the citizens of Guthrie in general, I
desire to extend to you our slncerest
thanks for your courteous treatment
during the recent capital campaign
arid also for the liberal manner in
which you handled our business. Ap-
preciating the fact that there are
two sides to every question we have
rone but friendly feelings for (hose
rewspapers of the.Btate who felt it
their duty to be on the other side—
for those who were with us, we will
always hava a wrarm spot in our
earts and be glad to do what we
can at any time towards paying up
the debt we feel that wo owe them.
"We will be pleased to have you
extend to your readers our apprecia-
tion of their consideration of our
claims, and our heartiest thanks
to those who co-operated with us
the campaign and voted for us,
and what we consider their best in-
terests, on election day.
"We have just celebrated the an-
nouncement of the official count of,
the election with a great booster,county
banquet at which our people declar-
ed their intention of going forward
1'-' the work of boosting Guthrie and
making our city one of the best to
be found anywhere.
"Watch us and any time you have
occasion to rome to Guthrie, call at
the chamber of commerce and make
UK a visit. The latch string iB al-
ways out. Again thanking you, 1 am
Yours very truly,
FRED L. WENNER. Sec.
WILL TAKE IIP THE
COMMITTEL WAS APPOINTED BY
CHAMUFR OF COMMERCE
I At a met ling of the chamber of
commerce directors Monday night,
the matter of the proposed consoli-
dation of a part of Seminole county
with Pottawatomie county was dis-
cussed, and a committee composed
o' Messrs Howell. Machenheimer
and Estill was appointed to invest!
gate fully a: once into the matter
'Ihese men will call upon the Semi
nole county boosters of the proposed
consolidation, examine into the legal
aspects of ihe case, etc. They will
report soon to the ciiamber of com-
merce. There is said to be a strong
sentiment In the west half of Semi-
nole county in favor of joining this
NOT WORRY DAVIS
EX-BANKER THINKS REVERSAL
OF VERDICT WILL BE AN
LESH URY COMPLETED,
Sedalla, Nov. 26.—Hie Jury for the
trial of Mrs. Lesh was complete!
and taking of testimony begun this
afternoon. Counsel for defense said
the defendant would not testify un-
less unexpected evidence was Intro-
duced by the itate.
Oklahoma City, Nov. 26.—Abner
Davis, the ex-banker of Oklahoma
< ty, arrived in the city Sunday
r.iornlng from Tennessee, where he
vas last week convicted on charges
o: using the malls to defraud in
connection with the deals of a string
of banks, of which the defunct
Night and Pay bank of this city was
Mr. Mavis was reached at his
lime Sunday evening, where he will
located for about two weeks be-
fore going to New Mexico.
The case against him has been
appealed to the circuit court of ap-
peals for the Tennessee district. It
will be about two years before the
case cwnes up in court, however, as
it is understood that that oourt is
away hehin.l with its docket and
that it takes a year to get a case
into the noun. Asked about the case
Mr. Davis said: "If I had nothing
more to worry about than that con
viction, I would rest easy. I have
been released on bond pending the
appeal of the ea e. There Is abso
lutely no question about the out-
come of the matter when the appeal
i" taken up, as there are so many
grounds for a reversal of the verdict
that it will be practically impossibb
for the court to sustain the lower
Mr. Davis will remain here about
ten days or I wo weeks and then will
leave for his farm in New Mexico,
where he Intends to locate until
gain summoned by the courts.
THE gffiSON f AS*.
Goshen, N. Y. Nov. 2*-After de-
li berating 44 hours the Jury in-
cuse of Burton Gibson, charged^
the murder of Mrs. Seabo, rejl,
today they were unable to £
and werr discharged.
OF AFFAIRS AT
JOPLIN IS TOLD
NEAR TRAGEDY It
THE SOUTH I 0
WITNESSES SAY NEGRO PREACH-
ER HAD JOINT FOR YOING
TEMPORARY FAILURE OF 8ER
VICE DUE TO PECULIAR AC
A peculiar accident yesterday
morning caused the breaking of a
four inch water main at Bell street
the alley between Main and
Seventh, and the consequent shut-
ting off of the water last night from
■30 to about 10:30 while the break
was being repaired.
The hreak was caused by a Rock
Island engico which switched some
cars on the warehouse track in the
alley yosterday morning. An ex
aminatlon of the break showed that
a tie was resting upon the junction
of the alley main and the Bell stree'
main, and when the heavy engine
passed over this tie, the Junction
The break was repaired without
Incident or serious Inconvenience.
Two Shetland ponies. Make jour
children n real Christmas present.
630 Norlli Park Street Phone
Sheriff E. A. Pierce has returned
from Atoka county, where he has
been to visit his father, who Is ill.
RESIGNED WITHOUT EXPLANA-
TION BEFORE THE CHARGES
Associated i rosa.
New York. Nov. 26.—President
Fogel of the Philadelphia National
League cluu tendered his resigna-
tion to tho National League mag-
nates In n session here this after-
noon. The action was taken with-
out explanation and before magnates
bad time to consider the charges
against Fogel of having made state-
ments reflecting upon the integrity
of National League umpires.
AT CONVENTION HALL
TITLED BEAUTY WILL HUNT
BIG GAME IN AFRICAN WILDS
Vi. nV"r A«
T. J. Morgan with his traction
engine hauled ten wagons loaded
with wheat to Texhoma and sold
the load for (844.67.
MARCHIONESS OF STAFFORD.
The Marquis and Marchioness of Stafford are on their way from Lon-
don to Africa as the guests of Paul J Ralney, the American hunter.
hey will hunt for big game for several months The marchioness, who
v as Lady E.leen Butler befor her marriage six months ago, Is 88 fa-
moiiB for her ability to shoot stral fcht as she la for her beauty.
The citizens' mass meeting at 7:3)
tonight at Convention Hall will con-
sider a variety of subjects upon
which the community is Interested
in the way of legislation. This meet-
ing Is for everybody. It is to be a
strictly non-partij.Mi affair. It Is
being taken hold of by all organiza-
tions. The city council will adjourn,
the trades assembly has sent a rep-
resentative to present their leglsla
five program; the merchants asso-
ciation will adjourn to Convention
Hall, and other interested persons
will be there to present their lndl
The program will be informal so
far as possible. The aim has been
to leave tho time open for any one
who has ft particular view to ex-
press it without any formality. The
committee In charge are trying to
arrange the meeting so as to get th.
freest and most informal expression
of views which may be practical
iu the way of shaping legislation.
The discussion will take up such
"The capiial question from the
standpoint of Pottawatomie county.'
"How wo may reduce taxation by
"Our exemption and collection
laws from the standpoint of tho
public and the standpoint of tho
"Our stato schools. Are there too
'A Blue Sky Law, or a law to pie
vent fake stock schemes."
"Our enforcement laws from tho
standpoint of state legislation."
There will b« no announced pro-
gram of speakers. It ia hoped that
every man who is interested will feel
free to state his opinions or see that
they are expressed by some one else.
The mayor of Shawnee will likely
preside over the meeting. Among
those who will express views are
the legislative members elect, Messrs
Chaa. F. Barrett, C. L. Edmondson.
H. H. Smith Jas. T. Farrall, H. O.
Tenor and Messrs J. L. Roebuck.
II-C. Meyers, J. H. Smiley, CaBh Cade
W T. Williams, Kib Warren, W.
Blessing, S. P. Freeling, C. J. Boch-
er, Frank Stearns, Judge Abernathy,
John .Tones, Judge Lockridgo, Geo.
W. Kerfoot, J. D. Lydick.
A committee composed of Paul A
Walker, W. H. Hickey and L. C.
Johnson has had charge of tho
advertising of the meeting.
They will be glad to receive sug-
gestions from any of the citizens
It Is hoped to fill Convention Hali
tonight In order to get a compre-
hensive idea of the views of the
citizens on matters of legislation.
"I>AD" WALKER OF GEORGETOWN
ALMOST KILLED AN IX.
Investigation into the reported
murder in the south end of the coun
ty revealed the fact that the report
arose from an assault upon an In
dian by "Dad" Walker at George
town. From information received
here today ii is understood that th.
Indian was beaten wMh an iron bar
cne arm bitag broken in thre<
places and his skull fractured.
The preliminary hearing of Walk
ei is beins held before justice of
the peace C. F. Johnson this after-
noon. The Indian is expected to
For some years it has been the
custom of the public schools of the
city to make a Thanksgiving offer
Ing of eatables to be given to the
needy poor. This annual offering
will be made tomorrow morning at
each of the ward schools and ttw
high school. It will then be taken
ty the ladies of the various churches
and properly distributed.
ARE SOLO FREELY
MANY HUNTERS NEAR STATE
BORDERS ARE VICTIMS OF
The (laughter of quail was ener-
getically begun on the 15th.
Oklahoma City, Nov. 26.-Assistant
State Game and FiBh Commissioner
Don Lawhead waB In receipt of In
formation Monday from Deputy
Game Warden George F. Wyvell of
the Ninth district that tho Kansas
Oklahoma border was thick with
unters who have what purports to
eh Oklahoma game licenses, but
which In fact are papers of no ap-
parent legality whatever. In Nowata
county. In particular, a number,
Deputy Wyvell says approximately
100, of non-hunting permits havo
teen Issued bearing the signature of
a county clerk, which are not the
legal non-resident licenses but on a
form printed by the News-Dispatch
& P. con-pany of Shawnee.
In other cases, the "duplicate'
forms have been Issued as hunting
licensee, which iB against the rules
the game department.
It does not appear on the face
that there was anything wrong in-
tended In issuing such licenses; but
the issuance of such is certainly
not according to the law, and an
Investigation will be made at once
From Leflore county comes the
story of Ave New Yorkers who were
hunting on bogus licenses and who
forfeited $75 and quickly left tho
state when the matter was taken up
by local assistant wardens.
Jopltn, Nov. 26.—Testimony that
N. Brownlee, a negro minister,
conducted u down town office which
as a rendezvous for young white
girls, was given today at an Inquest
Into the death of l'earl Nugent.
Witnesses testified several whits
girls had met negroes in Brownlee's
office and had drunk wine there.
Among the witnesses were white
girls in kne>3 dresses.
I- E. McDaniel, having offices in
samc 1 wilding with Brownlee,
testified he had seen young girls
•nter Broi> nlee's office at night,
■rownlee and Charles Houston,
negros, were arrested on a misde-
meanor charge ana Walter Bishop,
White was arrested charged with at-
tacking Miss Nugent.
INTERESTING CASE IS SETTLED
IN SUPREME COURT AFTER
A LONG TIME.
Upon their preliminary hearing be-
fore Justice or the peace Hal John-
son, holding court in the superior
court room this afternoon, J. L
Hopkins ar.-l W. M. Seaborn were
dismissed by the court. The court
held in substance that the affidavit
they were charged with having se-
cured from Josephine Pyentha could
cot have been evidence in a trial
ot the cause for which it was se-
cured, and consequently even if tho
men were guilty of procuring the
affidavit they wero not guilty of
buborlnation of perjury.
John Simmons, the other man
charged Jointly with Seaborn and
Hopkins, has never been arrested,
having left the city before the war-
rants were Issued.
The Chas. Freauff case, involving
tho street rar company's portion of
the first street pavement laid on East
Main street, has been finally settled
In the supreme court by the judg-
ment of the superior court in favor
of Freauff as against the city being
In this last suit practically tho
only thine at Issue was the city's
liability for interest. The original
suit grew out of a guarantee made
by president Henry for the electric
company for the traction company,
of which he was also president, to
the C. T. Terr Construction Co., of
the payment of the street car's por-
tion of tho pavement. At the time
the electric company went into the
hands of ,i reeclver, It was bought
by Chas. Freauff. The latter resist-
ed the payment of the paving bonds,
and suit wgs brought by Mr. Derr.
Ihe case went to tho supreme court
and It was held that the electric
company was liable for all Assess-
ments uue up to the time of the re-
ceivership, but not for assessments
due subsequently The city, pending
settlement of the case, withheld pay-
ment for lighting service, an agree-
ment having been made with the
lighting company that the latter
would furuibh current to take up
the amount of the paving Indebted-
Mess. In the suit of Freauff against
the city Judgment against the city
was given for the claim and inter-
est. The city resisted the Interest
and appealed on this point.
The Ardmorelte demands better
heating for city schools.
Don t Sell Your
THIS Bank is able
and willing t o
to any good farmer to
buy young stock to
consume his surplus
It is good business
for us and the farmer
too. He will realize
50% more out of his
feed stuff, and we will
gain a good friend.
If you have more feed than
your stock will consume come
in and talk the matter over
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Weaver, Otis B. The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 97, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 26, 1912, newspaper, November 26, 1912; Shawnee, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc91818/m1/1/: accessed November 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.