The Lincoln County Journal (Stroud, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 41, Ed. 1 Friday, December 24, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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i Lincoln County Journal
F. C. BELL
ssiiifm UNITED TO STOP L
When a '--ill boasts that ?!!e.vw,'r'
ggui at her feet we are apt to wonder
, who threw him there.
man boasting thar
When you hear a
a safe bet I
NEW STATE NOTES.
Sheriff AV 1>. Vance left Okmulgee
,aat weLk tor McAlester with fifteen
prisoners, convicted during the tern,
of the district court just closed.
V. M. Erickson, aged 43. a ba"1' .
and cattleman of Tulsa Okla died
suddenly 5a San. Antonio, Tex.,
SENT.WINT DF THE PUBLIC MS CHMGED ^
Dr. Cook Explains That Part of His
Records Are Still at Etah—
To Equip a New Expe-
RAILWAY LABOR ORGANIZATIONS
TO OPPOSE CONGRESS
EMPLOYEES TO DEMAND HIGHER WAGES
HOUSE HAS A BUSY DAY
INTERVENTION BY U. S.
to disrupt the pluns UK- ’• _
;^^^:::-N»i^a, Bauk f
Tulsa will re-open possibly tlv • «
Leaders Say If Bit) Corporations :
Legislated Against Employees
Struggle for Rights
Bill Strengthening Railroad
Washington.—Sitting until after
nightfall, the house,'uckled down to
business Wednesday, passed the Even
hill, requiring railroads to
monthly reports to the
commerce commission of all aec-
dents and a measure giving the com-
mission power to <-°nU>e_Tal'roads
* he understands women It s
««..»«,»«">«■“«. "vo" i“...........‘™,rr*r...»
I,..The woman who mattes uei
2ELHI IS STILL MASTER OF SITIIPIQIi
Cap.tal city is in Uproar While Chaos
Reigns Throughout Country
People Fear Wholesale Execu-
seem to think
recognise them first
, Nicarrflt!A—rtT1'1’ l’e"!>1, , Go
OklalKima unlverihy «'>>>'«*
n football game with Missouri unM,-
s|ty the Missouri valley champion*.
for next year, the game to he
at Oklahoma City.
\s;de from the usual routine busi-
„,.ss the directors of tt*' chamber o
commerce of llobart at their meeting
last week started the ball rolling to.
a commission form of govern men
Kx-Congre&snmn Janie* D«i\cn
port, formerly of Vinita. ba* ju«t open-
ed a law office in Tulsa and formed a
partnership with John I*. Hoyd. ;a pro-
minent attorney of Checotuh. Okla.
Early In January commissioner to
the Five Civilized Tribes, J. George
Wright, Will Offer for sale five hun-
dred vacant town lots In Bokoshe,
Havener. Red Oak and WUburton
One Muskogee oil man had *6.000
on deposit 111 the Farmer's National
llaiik at Tulsa which lie was on the
Xt of transferring when that iaatl-
tntion elosed its doors.
London—That the preliminary ex-
amination of the records ot Frederick
A. Cook, by the committee of the uni-
versity of Copenhagen lias lulled t ,
reveal convincing proofs that he
reached the pole, is a report that has
come from high authority here.
The report was made at a a(HI(
session Of the university consistory.
„„h is said to have provoked a ltVJ y
discussion. As a result the ecmlstory
requested the committee to continue
'^Hector Torp said he hoped the work
would he finished by the end of the
vear. Public sentiment once so fav
orable to the American explorer, ms
turned against him and only a few
faithful adherents now believe that
he reached the l>olc.
Hector Professor Sdommisen said.
"The committee has not yet ta cn
•u,v definite position us regards Oboks
Platin A week, perhaps a fortnight,
may elapse before a decision >*
Secretary Lonsdale knows
wheTeaboids-or Dr Cook and has com
tided Ids knowledge to the commls-
, which still observes the strict-
est ’secrecy as to Us opinions and
its position. ,
Dr Cook's Close friends said that
the doctor, previous to dispatching bis
Washington.- The four greet labor
organization* of the country tp which
railroad employes give
stand r'adv to oppose
tiny railroad legislation
give the railroads
thc* men an increase
ruse for denying
railroads have based th* it 11
m r.-aso pav on the allegation that
adverse legislation by the federal «o\-
ernment and by slate - increased
their expenses as to mak<
creases out of the quest on.
have resort to any such excuse during
thn coming your if they can prevent
tt Their representatives are no
“ere at the capital, and are quietly
members of congress that
of the organ-
slderatlon the Maun mav
canal hill on which general debate, They
was concluded before adjournment.
when the Panama canal bill was
reported the house immediatey r
Inself into the committee
for its consideration.
glvlng vent to unrestrained denuneia
lion of the administration Shouteof
••Long live liberty, Long
l-nltcd States," "Long live Mexico.
Long live Estrada," are heard
nols, explained Its Pr0"“'af Tuesday night
which general debate was e ■ tory speeches in congress
The abolishment of the l8th"’1' temper of the people was madly -•
canal commission and the/b" ^ i cited by tho report that a battle had
, .ihtlitv and author!'.v ____
,,VThe "street demonstrations began
Tomorrow didst thou say? I
Methougnt I henrd oHratjf**
-I I not hear of it ttomorrowf
Jorne: who stakes his penury
a»o police •; Aval, st thy plenty
rc-i dy i ssh,
/nd pavs ’.tee naught hut
hopes a. u promises,,
T - e r- urrency °f idt°ts
• i,at pulls ‘the easy
who takes the
h, all the'hoary registers ofjTlme.
to hs fc'!ir,f
in the fool’s cat-
ilon of responsibility and authority ^ f<jught and won by
canala’s construction aud the pommandlng the Zelaya forces at, on 1
of the canal zone, under ^ and that Vasouez had massa
director general » number of revolutionists,
by several ^,Mo\pnnrt came the additional
endar. , ,,
disclaims the word, nor boms
No, my hf-ra-
as a o„'o“ »----- , , red
were generally opposed by severa w(jh th)g rOI,ort came
representatives. It was contended Vasques had violated th
eong.es" had no power to armistice, and it was not. considered
legislative cr judicial authority to th ]a (]f) s0 undei
uresldert and Uepreaentative Harrl- | cUoBS fr,m /claya. These ro-
of New A'ork, charged President nothing in passing from
’ ru,e | mouth to mouth. As the Mexican
soil, - .
Roosevelt lmd assumet
Wth those who own it.
•‘’•.z*Fancy’* child, and Folly is I*>
AVron^ such stuff
and fantastic visions of the even-
the combined influence
the organizations at
• dictator " and usurped authority in ’ lht. guarantor or the
the canal zone he did not possess | a;mistice, lt ls atated that official
Representative Olmstead rushed «
the ex-presidenfs defense
Announcement has Ween made that
work will be started within Un- nex
60 days on the erection of a *““,00,
tannery and,, father manufacturing
plant, to be located at Oklahoma City.
With two trunks loads of affidavits
,o the effect that only the prezent re-
duced rates allows prosperity in Okla
horna etc., the corporation commis-
sion left last week to attend the two
cent rate hearing at 8t. Louie.
The bodies of the three prisoners
Who wore caught In the cavedn of a
ditch In McAlester last week have
been recovered. One of the dead men
was Will Foreman, sentenced f,»m
Pittsburg county, whose term would
have expired Sunday.
data to Copenhagen had written in pri-
vate to Hector Torp informing hint.
In the event of an adverse decision
he Dr. Cook, would not appeal Hum
the finding of the consistory.
His Instrument and three
men.s important to his case. Dt. Cook
pointed out In his lcter. are still a
Etah and he thought it possible that,
in view of the fact that all evidence
was not in, the university .might find
a Scotch verdict of "not proven
In such event, the doctor wrote, he
would fit out an expedition to go to
Greenland next summer and bring
complete records and his In^ummus
back with him. If the verdlct f h,
consistory Is hostile, however the ex
SSwcSirM unust what parts | the
ot Z administration’s program for
• • ,r *i,e interstate conimerc
n meaning in defeating lw
nich the railroads do not
. th,,v wiil be in position to make
10 wil! 'nskeforUhlsa pass-ports unless sat-
d Mr ftoose,velt had not
ed Mr. Roozevrtt ^ ^ u denounced on «;vry and^
but lie is master of the situation ^
zone's Judicial Powcr.jvhlch, w ...... _ ........... _
half starved and
that power on l"” ’ president j^ptloss would welcome death.
Mr. Roosevelt’s actions.
The section of the
t ** ...
bill relating to th, peopie fear a wholcaato executjon
of political prisoners as a
shot. The prisons are full of^n ^ .
most of whom are
C11(.u interior oourte a^ “^^openly demand Amerh
may cwwtltuW, ^taive Serllng, of can intervention and vigilantes hate
m a, s endeavored to show there been organized to prevent the escape
Illinois, three circuit. * president.
was work c"° he zQne and liepre-1 A gerlOU8 danger threatens for the
New Jersey, j American concessionaire of the ele -
tentative Parker. o^TommitUe.! XuyhHn^^arti that he will put
of the judiciary
darkness if money
........ approve of the sec-; tbe whole city ... — .. ,
r T t h'td been amended by the dup t0 a large amount is not pa'd a
turn as it had u ___ The bill amounts to 103,uou
committee. ,ho cana, „PZOB an(1 it is hardly likely that the
\ vigorous defense ui
*° 8 „ the fight which they scan
In accepting this support
policy of the
pedltlon will not be attempted «„ face. (/^^“Tng it be known
If the consistory finds in his faw , liowovei. hey ■ ommitUng theni-
Dr Cook will submit his data, further, that they are not
- * - . -j.i to tho scietlflts ci
Oklahoira’x. com crop Tor
-909 Am reported bv t,fce
Tsotb to the state board of a*
jTe, sold for »38.4M9.ti6b, net'
i his friends add, — -
r Geneva and Brussels, both of which
■ vivt sskeJ tor an opportunity o _
mine them. The records might, snu lu„ m.-m
,,,,lno the Royal Go- willingly grantinp^G^^^^^^^
wage increase ques-
tion. ft seems to be very well tin
the companies have
pelves on the
It seems to be .
by the employes that
no thought of
the canal pezos and
was demand will be mot.
Adamson, of The American vie
of the ('alder, has stuck to his post an
ducted the business of his office unde
in- conditions of considerable danger,
traduced in the nous, a
fipclarinK that tn«
to exercise sover-
A philosophical man when consider-
in'- his ow n troubles isn t.
U is better to have a few good
friends than a good many ««£•
It's astonishing how many things
come our way that, we don’t care for.
It’s difficul tt osettle a case in court
while the litigants have any
if a woman wears anything that s
comfortable she is usually ashamed
°f When a woman tells a man lier age
she never brings out the la,ally hible
*° I Unit "or trouble and «wr"r lat-
er you will find were it landed--on
reform him should not let him bo-
come aware of the game.
If a man has a good reputation and
trhs to live up to it his neighbore, are
consider him a hypocrite.
SS’.HSS I „nk, Must
lu,Ion declaring that t»G | Guthrie. Okla.-"You are authorized
rz, V/lwa- ---- . |*
ss ss rATj s sri’srs, ?«
•« “SS .trJTJT
* for state bank ne*
j llarly go to London ^
_ 'in all prob-
if 7.9 per OTnt.
Aitnouncefnent has been made that
lhe State Bank of Kiefer. *
now In the hands of the state bank! *
hoard Will he reorganized at „me.
Th. .low bank will he given the name
of the Guaranty State Bank of Kiefet.
>7hrlncrs from' all over Oklahoma
lng on them.
Funds for the expedition to
land, should R ho decided to mare
one have already been pledged bv
two friends of Dr. Cook, Who believe
ia him. and John B. Hammond has of-
fered the use of his yacht.
There was a rumor Satur ay. * •
sbstantia'ed. hut impossible of veri-
fication, that l)r. Cook is ""W with,.
. struggle for the pay they
have a long sirusi ^ ,.
T to defeat unfriendly legialn-
S5S of a condition which will enable
the railroads to offer .
The resolution requests tUo P"p
of the United States to express
and'adjourning states will attend £ J erion,Uy before the
from Oklahoma City. Guthiie, 1 Torp, his friends assert
Its, Joplin and Fort Smith.
Charging the jury to investigate
or me In Which he called specific at
tentlon to the murder of a negro wo-
man Judge Cole started the *£*•
grand inry on lu work •» ,
many respects tnis win o.
important investigation eve.- held m
that city. _
Pe-.x Hauraty. chief Mine Inspector
of the state, was a W.lw,rt«„ visitor
„-.,k rnd made inipoction of No.
ni..hv .....I Nos. r, and V> Degnan-
B" His report on the cond,
is :i flat*
posits^ From°now on, this will bo the
. n rule of the Oklahoma banking board,
expediency oJE open- t0 parry cash balances, re-
eerves or ether deposits of state guar-
himself as to the
Russia, Italy, Spain.
and Japan tor a. joint G ' p tjon
far the recognition and preser
to prevent the crea- of guch government
to proteefthe state banks from loss
Quit Chase of Robbers
Lawton, Okla. All chas'® j
hero for the five men who rt *cke“
the sate of the Geronimo bank early
in, s.ii> abandoned.
what dlrecihtn 'hey took leaving
the country, filled.
United States Copies Bank Law
Washington.—The Oklahoma bank
guaranty law has made the Uni.eJ
sit UP and ’’ake notice and
with the Idea of securing J-’l103110^
against loss. KepresenUtive Russsl
W The influeiZce of these organiza-
tion. made up wholly «
,B likely to be very potent. lb'r' 1
Seirrcvr. u *
engineers’ brotherhood In age
inuflenre. It now embraces
her ship of 44.000. or approximately 90
per cent of all t.riin conductors in
united states. Canada and Mexico.
Alf Hunter-Off to Molester
Enid, Okla—Following an opinion
of Attorney-General West, that after
... appeal had been taken front a
charge of which the
when the nationals bust.’
The governor was speaking o
5~»isrs« H r t**r -
a ’ - for federal buildings, cue at Shaw ^ failed Monday.
. $200,000 and another at ----
ie<' * "n for the same amount. Passes Bar Examination
Lawton forJheja__-- Guth;ia> Okla.- W. L. Kendall of
Trainmen Return to Work Oklahoma City, the first Oklahoma
., Mont—Members the Rhodes scholar at Oxford Unit -•
B,l“' ’ . - Railway Trainmen in j ho niade a brilliant record there a
Brotherhood of It ^ ^ with # ,gw student. stood at the head of
BuW0' .p.'hmpn Dec. 1 brought about thp c]asg „f seventy-four who passed
the s' mines here where examination given by the .■
„ shnt-down of rpturne(1 * f coraniissl0n here with L523 points
to his credit out of a possible 1.009.
Words of Wisdom
A godd inU,lion will no more make
a truth than a fair mark will make
a good shot.—Spurstowe.
It is no disgrace to be mistaken it
is a crime to be a hypoente That
is the sin against light—the worst of
all—John Oliver Hobbs.
Life has too many claims and pnv -
leges and resources to waste it m
lamentations. Let us look forward.
Perfect taste is the faculty of r
ceiving the greatest possible pleasure
from those material sources which
are attractive to our moral nature, m
its purity and perfection.-Ruskin.
Blessed is the man who has found
his work; let him ask no other bless-
edness. Know try work and do it.
and work at it like Hercules. One
monster there is in the world-the
We have a great deal more kind-
ness than is ever spoken. Maugre all
the selfishness that chills like east
winds the world, the whole human
family is bathed with an element of
love like a fine ether.—Emerson.
Uons nf ,n*vo Mure mi.R t is a has introduced a bill in con
. -------owner* and show.-J ' q bring sUch a guaranty about.
tering one to the owners
that they were making an e« H
meet the requirements of the «U-
The bill provides that every nation-
nl bank, o ganized under the hw^of
States, shall on or hefo-e
January, each year, deposit
treasurer of tho United
um equal to one-fourth of
nturn of its average depos-
months preceding said first
of the failure of a national
nake such deposit, special
tiro of the failure shall he
ly given by the treasure-
.ier of the bank, and if such
to make its deposit withir.
; front the date on which
I, miled. then such failure
a forfeiture of its charter
omptroller of the currency
nee t ,ke jiossession of said
Haskell to Muskogee
e, Okla.-Governor Haske.l
iclently recovered from the
xttack of acute indigestion to
,r Muskogee Sunday morning.
conviction on a
penalty Is the gallows or
onment and an appeal pending befo.®
the supreme court, that the prisoner
should be held in the state peniten-
tial officers Friday took Alf Hunter,
the negro sentenced to be hanged on called
the murder of Sherin pd hira.
■ounty, to Me-
a shut down
2 oon men were
to work Wednesday.___
HOW Starr Was Captured
Muskogee, Okla.—Henry Sjui^J-^,
bandit, was ^''"^^4, okla.. Sam the" Coalgate Development company,
Muskogee the poalgate Coal company and the
the capture of Midland Coal and Mining company,
! were closed by order of Peter Han
a 1 iaty> state mine inspector, Tuesday,
Eleven Mines Closed at Coalgate
Coalgate. Okla.—Eleven mines be-
longing to the Western Coal company.
by a man from
W. Fenton. Fenton was in
Sunday and told how
Starr was effected.
was being harbored
The Divine Whisper
The call is loud! Earth’s honors watt;
Its golden prizes meet the gaze
And eager crowds are rushing on
Amid the blare and ’neath the blaze,
Deaf to the mandate—“Be thou true.
But here and there in crowded way.
A pilgrim wends him toward his
Pressed and alone amid the strife,
Within his secret faithful soul;
He hears the whisper—“Be thou true.
kn„wn as Arkansas Jane. We because of the failure or refusal of
laid a trap for him and sent^bogus the operators to comply with. an^
January 21 tor
Garrison of Oklahoma
president Taft Visits Alma Mater
New Haven, Conn President Tart
name to this city from New Aotk
T uesday to attend a meeting of the
Yale corporation, of which he Is a
Fort Sill Gets Improvements
Washington.—Additional nnpro' <
And so he walks the higher way, ,
And learns the meaning of Ml*
package "through the mail. When ne dpr tegued several days “SO B d 'reach of change and spo\l,
„t the postoffice, we suiround manding them to remove mule ^ e« B ThiouKh the Divine eternal voice. ^
That whispers on—“Be true! Be true, t
—Mary R .Baldwin.
He put his hands up slowly from th(lir mines
and 1 guess he thought we were g>
inc to kill him.
Fenton was for a number of years
- States marshal at
netVland and knew Starr well _When thp Uanger,
AH persons are
prohibited from entering the mines
where the mule 55tables are locate(
unless it be for the purpose of im-
proving the conditions or removing
meats at Fort SHI amounting )° "C&.p j L"'“chmdi’ was 3.058 or a gt n
ly a half million are provided to, ^ QVer the attendance dnnr.g
the military appropriation bill t<Pot De,.lod last year
ed to tho house Friday.
rautured, the desperado denied
identity, but Fenton knew he had the
right man. ___
Tulsa School Attendance
Tulsa. Okla.—At the end of the
flrsl school quarter of the present
- term the enrollment m_ the
ouncil Holds Last Meeting
I. Okla The last mee'ingi of
| j city council was held here
'■iay night. A few detail* m the
,e of affairs remained to be clos-
Would Establish Central Bank.
Washington. A bill Providing
for a central bank of America to be
established at Washington 1J. (’. w„h
branches in various cities throughout
Want Better Telephone
Guthrie, Okla.—A petition was pre- 1
rented to the corporation,: ommission
Tuesday signed by a number of clt
ixens of Duncan complaining that the
telephone service of the Ohiokasha
Telephone company is unsatisfactory
and asking that the commission re-
quire an improvemsnt of service.
Twenty Killed in Wreck
Erie. Pa.—The Twentieth Century-
the New York Central fast
route from Chicago ta New
with the rear-end ol
No. 10, on the Lake
the country, was Introduced last w.ek 'rzln pa
hundred million dollars, tlire, t,t I j;1 wag eaJny making 62 miles
which ls to be subscribed by the L ai fentu.^ bo(,.#g have already
" ^ preparatory to turning the mu- cd ^ j'been taken Horn JheJ’rert
u(TVf*rnment over to ouiC8r» , ... nffpretl to thf
government over to
A Unique Engineering Test
l,r.s Angeles. Cal.-Wlth the com-
pletion of a siphon 13 feet In diameter
under the Colorado river at Yuma, the
United States reclamation service
will have accomplished a feat unique
in American engineering. The siph-
on will carry water diverted from
Yuma dam. 13 miles away, under the
Colorado river to irrigate 55,000 acres
in Yuma Valley. Two shafts, each
one a hundred feet deep, will be sunk
and connected under the river by *
Nice light bread and flaky biscuits
can be made from
Insist on this brand and you
are sure to have the best
Yom (IIKK I-H HKI.I.H IT _
You raonot afford to experiment with
untried goods sold by commissioo
agents. Catalogues free.
The Brunswick-Balke-Collendcr Company
14 w Main Street. Dent. B, Oklahoma City. Okla-
and VELIE VEHICLES**^a'*'"
OR JOHN DEERE PLOW CO.. OKLAHOMA CIU
of All Kinds «or Sal.
W rita. call or phon«
Southwestern Manufacturing Co.
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