State Sentinel (Stigler, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, June 9, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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STATE SENTINEL, STIGLER, HASKELL COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 1911.
LARCENY t MURDER
DISTRICT COURT WADES
INTO TRIAL OF CRIMIN-
ALS THIS WEEK.
ON KOKOSKA CASE YESTERDAY
Will Not Reach the Civil Dock
Before Next Week as Some
Cases Are Fought Hard.
The June term of the district
court of Haskell county convened
4- POTATOES BRING
.1. A GOOD PRICE. *
Yesterday morning Rogers .J-
.£• Mercantile Co., sold a car load •£*
of Irish potatoes at auction, •*«
•]. and the car was bought by
•f. Boyle Commission Company,
ot Wichita, Kans., the price •£*
•J. paid being $1.16 per bushel.
There were some five differ- j«
•J« ent firms bidding for the po- •§•
COTTON PROSPECTS v
* ARE VERY" GOOD. &
At the present time the cot- J«
ton prospects all over the «J«
' •£• state, and especially In Haskell
' county are unusually good.
j Corn is suffering slight'y jn |«
^ : •£• some parts for rain, while
•£■ wheat, oats and othJer cereals
MADERO MADE TRIUMPHANT ENTRY IKTII MEXICO CITY WEDNESDAY f «« « *"■ *«/*«>■ •«
the state, though doing reason-
•J* ably well here.
KILLS A NUMBER OF MEXICANS, WRECKS MANY BUILD-
INGS AND MEXICANS CRY 'IT IS THE VENGENCE OF
GOD FOR DRIVING DIAZ OUT.
jHj ^*1*vvtjlt The Revolutionary Leader Was Given a Rousing Reception and
ALL PORl.M AT MUSKOGEE. |
Muskogee, June 6.—Nearly the ;
entire male population of Porum in-1
Monday, June 5th, with Judge Ros- j ciu(jing Mayor Hischelman, are in
ser, of Poteau, presiding. At the j Muskogee today to give testimony1!
time of our going to press the court j before the specla, grand jury> which |
was on the criminal docket, and a . jg p,.0j,ing into mob violence and the
good many of the cases on the dock- j depredations of last week in Porum,
et are for selling whiskey.
Greeted as the Deliverer of His Country, by the Admiring
Populace—Mexico City Decorated With Flags.
y |« y *|< i|« i|« |< |«
WILL THEY PROBE?
INFORMATION WILL SOON
BE PLACED BEFORE
HELD FOR REASONS OF STATE
But "Reasons of State" No
Longer Exist and Prose-
cution Can Be Made
GILSTRAP IN MUSKOGEE.
Muskogee, June 6.—Sherjff Gi'.l-
strap of Haskell county is here today
for the purpose of securing Pony
Starr and others from near Porum
as witnesses in the case of Milan
awaiting the coming of Francisco I. ]starr- who is t0 be trled at stiS'er
Madero, the conqurer of Porfirio j for stealing a mule
Because of the
Mexico City, Mex., June 7.—A ter-, Mexico City, Jiyie 7.—While Mex-
rific earthquake that centered in 'co City vibrated with excitement
Mexico City ki:ied 100 soldiers here
The There is said to be only a number today and spread ruin and destruct- ,0jaZi this morning, reports arrived \ setting of Starr's cases at this term
civil dicket will be laken up the last j of boy8 an dtlie women of the town ion throughout the city and sur- at the capitol from a dozen various!01 court Gillstrap was unsuccessful.
of the week. A number of attor- , t0 take care of things until the men rounding country. The soldiers, who states and towns telling of rioting j Gillstrap boasts of being the only re-
from various places are here get through in Muskogee. lost their lives were crushed tp and Tilfering. publican officeholder in Haskell
| This assertion, which was made death when the walls of their bar-j The rebel army under General ' count-v- whlrh is 400 democratic. He
; by a Porum man this morning, is racks collapsed and killed them be- Marquez in the state of Vera Cruz, ' says he beat out the democrats by
j pprhaps a little overdrawn as there fore they had' any warning of their! angered by their demands to be a - brlnglng with bim from his bome .. . . . ,, ,
are business men in Porum who | fate. lowed to come into this city to take :in Arkansas enough friends to over- j president himself to SecreUry of
jh.v. taken no interest in the feud; „ndlM, colLp^i P.rt in .be «elco„inS M.1,,0 • ' • —\ "
and ate not aligned with any fac- j an(J scores Victiuis are believed to being refused, revolted, destroying a -•
be buried beneath the ruins. The large portion of the tracks of the; . 0
first and most severe shock was felt Inter-Oceanic railroad and wrecking niin TnilPTrrP IirrT
at 4:28 a. m., but the tremors con- a train. Nineteen persons were hurt. Ill W I Kl \ I I-I-\ M 1- |
looking after the interest of clients.
Following is a list of the cases dis-
State vs. Jim Renfro, charged with
larceny. Jury trial and verdict not
gui'ty rendered. J; W. Frederick
represented the state and the defend- ■ tion.
ent was represented by Brown &
State vb. Milo S'ar, charged with
larceny. Continued on motion of
the defendant. Brown & Lawrence
Washington, June 7.—Within
about ten days the results of the in-
vestigation by the bureau of corpor-
ations Into the organization and the
conduct of the U. S. Steel corporation
will be placed on the desk of Presi-
dent Taft. It wiU then rest with
tlie president and Attorney General
W ic.kersham whether the administra-
tion will begin proceedings in the
courts against the alleged steel trust,
under the Sherman anti-trust law.
The hastening of the report is the
result of directions issued by the
NORMAL IN SESSION
tinued for nearly two hours. Tlie
first shock was of only 15 seconds
duration, but was most severe in
were attorneys for the defendant and , .
County Attorney Frederick for the WILL BE IN SESSION FOUR cbaracter- The entire city
WEEKS AND STARTS
WITH A GOOD AT-
The third annual session of the
State vs. Sampson Chubby and
Wilson Thomas, two Choctaw boys
who forged a check last fa'.l on the
E. & W. store here. A verdict of
guilty was rendered by the jury and
the boys were sentenced to three
months each in the reform school.
Holley & Fannin represented the de-
fendants and J. W. Frederick was
attorney for the state.
State va. C. T. Mitchell, charged
with bribery, continued. , , . ,. , „
several teachers outside of the
State vs. Wilson Thomas and Sam- j county Jn attendance. xhi8 week
pson Chubbie, the two Indian boys j has been devoted to preliminary
having another charge of forgery
against them, continued.
State vs. Charley Kelly, assault
with intent to kill, dismissed on
motion of the County Attorney.
Women in Mobs.
Women took part in the rioting j —
in tttree suburbs of the capitol last TRANSACT THE USUAL
rock«d night. At Xochlmilco, Atscaputozal- j mieiVlWJ
as if a vast subterranean upheaval.co and Tlalpam mobs filled the; KUU1(>L Ui liLbiiMihh,
was occuring. The buildings col- streets an dthe authorities had to re- j
lapsed like egg shells. Isort to the sternest measures to re-I
Hundreds of people were sleep-' Pre8S the violence. Screaming "give
ing in the streets when the first us out r>Sht8'" women battled Nvith |
shock was felt. Awakened by the "1® tro°Ps and a number of thm I , t u ; . , . ..
sharn undulation they ran panic W€re knocked down and trampled Tuesday night, June 6th, in regu.ar . of the government thero
i 4 * • _ . I ti'WU n ti m riwA _ ! ^ Qfif O Q TlH H A1
reported that information gathered
by the bureau will be turned over to
the house committee rt'hich is now
conducting the steel trust inquiry.
The alleged activity of the admin-
istration since the houso oommitlee
instituted its inquiry drew from
Chairman Stanley a statement in
which he said:
Evidence Held By GoTeri.meil^.
"Senator Culberson, myself and
others, who have studied this ques-
Haskell county summer Normal be- I stricken through the streets while by their own n"mbers
fc'an Monday morning and is being i thousands of ersons from the hornps1 Detachments of the rebela
conducted under the supervision of | 0f the city joined them, adding their in San Lul8 Potosl- Pueb a- Igula. | all members of the board were pres-
Prof. George C. Wakefield of Med-| cries to those of the visitors who Cuernavaca and Chilpaniengo, - en- j ent. |
ford, Okla. The Normal fwiU be In ! been unable to find acrotx
session for four weeks. There are j dations for the night.
The Vengeance of God.
tion, have long harbored the sus-
The town board of trustees met |picion that somewhere in the archives
session with Chairman Stidham pre-1 dence that acts and doings of the
army ] siding. The roll call was had and ! U. S. Steel corporation.
"The judiciary committee of the
senate made the most strenuous er-
ranged because t,hey have not-been I The reading of the mlnuetes of the j forts to ascertain these facts at a
paid and because orders have been previous meeting were dispensed | time"when the'absorption of the Ten-
issued against looting have threat- j with until the next meeting. i nessee Coal and Iron company by tue
ens! to mutiny. Rioting broke our.] The following claims were a 1-j steel corporation could hardTy have
Others ran through the streets at various points. The city was flowed: I been called consummated. I regret
screaming, "It is the vengeance of gajiy decorated today to receive! O. B. Sherrill, $2.34; ('has. Twee- that reasons of state then evissted
God for driving out Diaz. Beware! \xadero and his party. Flags and dy, salary, $33.35; J. W. Bailey, j which prevented the giving of this
Beware!" ! bunting were strung from the fronts salary, $10.00; E. A. Loyd, $1.50; j information t othe people of the
The insurrecto soldiers who had of buildings, flowers were made in-!J- M- Hickman, sa'ary, $49.50; J. i United States.
W. Henson, $1.50; W. J. Calloway, j "I am delighted to know that.
work.. Following is a list of the
teachers who have enrolled so far,
but many more are expected the lat-
ter part of this week:
Jessie Pearson, Conway, Ark.; Pres- ! been staying about the southern por-! to boquets and destributed to the
ton Gray, Brooken; Ada Manning, t'on °' tbe town and off the sub-! vast crowds to be worn as symbols
Quinton; Maud Fowler, Whitefield; ■ urbs were thrown into terror. Many'of the peaceful mission of the in-
Three thousand soldiers in addi-
tion to rurales an dthe police force
patrolled the streets to prevent
C. A. Phillips represented the de-
fendant, J. W. Frederick for the
prosecution. Mrs. W. V. Howard, Stigler; Bertha 1 of them threw a«yay their arms and
The case of Fred Mills charged j McSpaddeni Keota; Noma Smith, ! ran into the country. Vivid flash-
with attempt to kill was continued, j cartersville; Bessie Taylor, Cam- es of lightning that lighted up the
Brown & Lawrence were attorneys | eron; HarV(ly Mu.len, Stigler; Ethyl sky added the terror of the throngs
for the defense. I Stephenson, Stigler; Lee Jobe, Le- on tne streets.
The case of Simson Gilson charged j qu)re; Mellle McDaniel, Stigler; Sue
with selling liquor to a minor was Bench stigler; Gratia S. Wheeler,
dismissed. | Yukon; Joe Saterfield, Whitefield;
State vs. Fred Cross, two charges . Birdje Rutledge> Ft. smith; Jesse
for selling liquor to a minor, con- A South, Stigler; Geo. C. Wells,
tinued J. W. Foster represented
(Continued on page four.)
IS A GOOD COMPANY
NEIL B. GARDNER WILL
REPRESENT THE NORTH-
WESTERN LIFE INSUR-
Garland; E. D. Phillips, Stigler;
Freda Parke, Stigler; Grace How-
ard, McCurtain; Eva L. Farr, Tama-
ha; Minnie Ford, McCurtain; Norma
Smith, Cartersville; Clyde Clement,
Stigler; R. M. Gabbard, Lequire;
BOB DAVIS WINS AGAIN
COMES CLEAR OF CATTLE STEAL-
ING IN EVERY CASE
Muskogee, June 8.—Twice within
TO MAKE ANOTHER TEST
NEGRO SAYS THAT HE IS BEING
Guthrie, Okla., June 7.—A test
$30.57; J. E. Forbes, $5.00; J. P. j whatever those 'reasons of state'
McDaniel, salary, $24.00; Eugene j were, they no longer exist, and con-
Mayer, $3.00; Friar & Anderson, I gress will at last be furnished with
$16.00; Chas. Frix, rent, $16.00; j the information which has so long
Dobyns-Lantz, $115.29; Stigler been refused, that the department of
terprise; Gertrude Allen, Stigler;
Cassie Ross, Stigler; Oliver Hart-
graves, Stigler; Fredda Co.nnell,
Keota; Rhey Fry. Ft. Smith; R. I.
Cross, Hoyt; J. W. Bass. Tamaha;
Bertha Parker, Whitefield; M. E.
• Ramey, Stigler; C. R. Nolen, Kanima;
Neil B. Gardner has accepted the ' Lura Smith, Cartersville; Nel ie
position as General Agent for the j Graham, McCurtain; Annie Jackson,
Northwestern Life Insurance Co., of: Keota; Ben W. Baker, Stigler; Geo.
Minneapolis. Mr. Gardner, who has | Milton, Lequire; Fred Hill, Enter-
held a state position for the past prize; Gussie Hill, Enterprise; Ruby
several years, is a hustler and when Garner, Stigler; Ruth Bench, Kinta;
this position was offered him by the Zetta Floyd, Leflore; Blume Stell,
company at once telegraphed to the Keota; Thos. Evans, Hoyt; Elzy
Insurance Commissioner to find out Jones, Kinta; Silvia Jones, Kinta;
the standing of the company in Ok- Zetta Thompson, Bonanza, Ark.;
lahoma. He received the following Ruth Goddard, Muskogee; Gertrude
pm w „ qm.tW- w w win vfe 1 twenty-four hours Bob Davis was suit, to determine the constitution- pointed as follows: W. B. Fears,
. lvln ' «fe'er, u . . - found not ,Uy of cattle 8teaiing by ality of the "grandfather" clause j. A. Moorman and J. T. Holley.
tarnriuo- I'ortriirio A lion Stiflar* : 1 , , ; '
two different juries, the second jury provision of the state constitution, , The following were appointed as
returning a verdict last evening after | was fjled in the district court here a sanitary committee: G. W. Mc-
being out only thrjty minutes. I today by Attorneys John Derereaux j Daniel, J. A. Mooreman and J. T.
The state's second case against and John J. Hildreth of Guthrie, [ Holley.
Davis came to an abrupt ending yes-1 representing Theodore Cofield, a \ finance committee was appoint-
terday afternoon when the proseiu. former Mississippi negro slave, who; ed as follows: W. B. Fears, E. D.
tion closed their direct examination sues Thomas Farrell, democratic oiltner. and J. T. Holley.
and the defense rested without Intro- election inspector, and L. J. Leach, The city
ducing any evidence. Sr., democratic election judge
Light Co., £79.08.
T. H. McClinton requested the
Board to permit him to install scales
for public weighing and to grant
him licenses to run same. The City
Attorney was instructed to prepare j infinite')- smaller concerns."
an ordinance in regard to a city!
weigher, fixing his licenses, etc..
The bond of W. J. Calloway as
City Treasurer, in the sum of $1.-1
000.00, with the Southwestern Sur- '
tey company as surety, was accepted. •
An ordinance committee was ap- PRESENT ADMINISTRATION
justice and the bureau of corpor-
ations will take us Into their confi-
dence and the courts of justice are
at last ready to deal with the U. S.
Steel corporation as with similar and
WILL RECEIVE THE ACT-
IVE SUPPORT OF TED-
DY IN 1912
Washington, June 6. -President
Taft in his candidacy for the presi-
dential nomination in 1912, will re-
arshal was instructed i celve the unqualified endorsement of
for j to issue notices requiring a 1 pro- former President Theodore Roose-
Neil B. Gardner,
Northwestern Milwauka and
Northwestern Minneapolis, both
licensed, good Solvent companies.
PERRY A. BALLARD,
Holleman, Stigler; Golden Blakely,
Stig er; Merle Crittenden, Stigler;
Practically the same evidence was $5,00'0 damages and court costs for perty owners to cut the
introduced as ' in the other case enforcing the "grandfather" clause front of their premises.
against Davjs tried Monday and and thus preventing him from vot- j with no further business
Tuesday. ,lng. 'Board adjourned until the
o It is declared that Cofield was de-' regular meeting.
I njed a vote because of race, color and ———o
DECORATED GRAVES. previous condition of servitude, thus
The decoration of the old soldiers vio|?1ting both the fedora. ii;>d state
graves, both Confederate and I'nlon, j constitution®; and that 011 y negroes
took place last Saturday and was are subject to ail educational test in
Lollie Crittenden, Stigler; Lee Cot- very impressive. A large crowd oklahoma because of color, the law
ner, Stigler; Ida Akers, Hoyt.
gathered at the cemetery to l)ay thus
respect to their departed loved ones|
and the graves were rirewn v itli
flowers and evergreen. The decor-
At the regular meeting of the1
Insurance Commissioner, 'city council Tuesday night, June 6th, ation was also held in remenibrunce
The Northwestern National pro-, John Bal'ey was appointed night- of Jeiferson's birthday.
poses to Invest in the state a'l the watch on /'o.'.ommenij.itiou oC
funds raised 0 nlnsuranbe here. Mr.
Gardner wHl have the following
counties: Muskogee, Haskell, Se-
quoyah, Leflore, Latimer, Pittsburg,
M.irthal Hickman. Mr Ualie/
a jm(d his duties.
against that race.
MUMPECTING AT KINTA.
Calvin Tidwell, of Kinta, who was
here Tuesday on business, stated
that a party were putting down a
test well .south of Kinta with the
weeds in velt, which will be uttered just as
| cordially as it was prior to tlx- cani-
ti,e paigu of 1908. This is the ^oesi
next P°!|tlcal 19WS Mr. Taft has received
in many months and It comes to him
' in a manner that leaves no doubt
J# | as to its authenticity.
The information that Colonel
Roosevelt under no circumstances
will allow his own name to be pre-
sented to the republican national con-
vention was conveyed to the white
house several days ago. but it did
not become known until tonight.
That Colonel Roosevelt /eels the
Taft administration should be con-
tinued was brought out partly as the
result of a coMial greeting between
the two men at the Cardinal Gib-
bons jubilee in Baltimore. Whether
Harrell had been a devoted the Roosevelt approval of MT. Taft's
DEATH OF MRS. HAltltKMi.
Mrs. Harrell, wife of John Harrell
of this city, died Tuesday morning
about 4 o'clock after a lingering
illness lor several days. Deceased
was forty-eight years old and leaves
a husband, two sons and three daugh-
ters t6 uiourn her untimely demise.
She Is also survived by two
brothers, who reside at Sallisaw, and
a sister who resides at Bates, Ark.,
all of whom were present at the
DIAL VISITS STIGLER.
j An election was held Tuesday at ^ purpose of prospecting for oil and J Christian and a member of the Bap- candidacy will go far enough to tako
'the High school bui'ding for the Kag jn that locality. The rnachln- tlst church for more than thirty the former president into the cam-
Miss Florence Jones, formerly purpese of electing a trdstee for ery was moved from near Quinton . years and was loved by all who palgn as an active stump speaker is
trimmer in the millinery s'tore of school district No. 20 to fill the ex- after an unsuccessful test and It is knew her. problematical, but that the force ot
Miss Winter, and C. D. Powell, a pjred term of Trustee L. J. Lanti.. thought that the prospects near A large concourse of sorrowing his personality will be with the pres!-
Col. Hurdy Dial, of Tecumseh, was prominent business man of Sapulpa, *Mr. Lantss was a candidate for re-. Kinta are more favorable. The work J friends and relatives followed the dent Is assured. This fact Is not
In the city yesterday and called on were married Wednesday, June 7th, election and was re-elected practical- wa8 beg(m Monday morning and the re,IlalllH t0 the city cemetery Tues- expected to prove pleasing to republi-
State Sentinel. Mr. Dial Is special at Watonga, Okla. Tviiss Jones has ly unanimous ns there was no otherl gpectors expect to drill about. da> ilf,ernoon wliere a very lmpres- cans who have made no secret of the!r
cotton lecturer for Oklahoma, and many friends in Stigler who wish candidate for the place. There was slve funeral service was conducted desire to bring Colonel Roosevelt for-
ts thoroughly acquainted with the her much happiness on the sea of a very small vote polled, there being 2'000 feet it necessary to get re- ^,y Rev. j. H Byers, pastor of the ward as a foridib e rival for the
subject. ' matrimony. only 21 votes cast. r suits. I Baptist church. 1912 nomination.
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