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FOR GOOD ROADS
WESTING IN OKLAHOMA CITY
OCTOBER 28TH AND 29TH
WILL BE AN INTER-TERRITORIAL AFFAIR
An Organization to be Formed
Many Persons of Note to be Pres
ent Secretary Wilson Expected
Reduced Rates On All Railroads
OKLAHOMA CITY: October 28th
and 29th a good roads meeting, under
tho supervision of W. II. Moore,
president oC tho national association,
will bo eld In this city. Tills Is to
bo a twin territory convention and
all cities and towns aro not only In
vited, but aro expected to send dec
gatlons to tlicao meetings. Much In
terest Is being taken, ami a large at
tendance Is looked for. All rallroadd
anywhero in the territories will givo
u one-faro rate, plus twenty-live
cents, for this occasion.
At this convention will bo many
men of prominence, including tho fol
lowing: James Wilson, secretary of agricul
ture; Unltod States Senator LuLlmor
of South Carolina, father of tho good
roads bill now in congras; Bryan
Snyder, Mossrs. Davidson, Purdon,
Scbulton and Strain of tho Fri.co
Railroad company; President Ripley
and Mr. Nicholson of tho Santa Fe,
1'rcaltlcnt Wincftcll of tho Rock I 1
and and Vlco President Alien of the
Katy, Managing Ealtor Johns of tho
St. Louis Post-Di3patch, Hon. Martin
Dodgo, dlroctor of public roads in
quiries under tho secretary of agri
culture; M. O. Elciridgo, first assist
ant to Mr. Dodgo; R. W. Richardson,
national secretary of tho Good Road3
association and tho government lo
cator of roads; W. II. Moore of St.
Louis, president of tho National Good
Roads association; W. R. Golt, ex
pert drainage engineer with tho Good
Roads asso:lat!on; Governor Fergu
son, Socrotary Grimes and Socrotary
This i3 ono of tho slxty-thrco good
roads conventions to be held along
tho Frisco system. There were four
hundred applications for such conven
tions after tho Frisco's Intentions bo
camo known, but it was impossible to
hold but sixty-throe, and Oklahoma
and Indian Terr.tory is given one of
thoso. Mr. Moore Is personally mak
ing all tho arrangement'', loav ug tho
details to tho commercial cluls cf the
various placos. This organization
convention is to bo followed next
spiing with an annual convention, ac
cording to tho present p'an.
In addition to tho gentlemen named,
each ono of whom will address tho
convention nbng a ape Mai lino of tho
good ro d work, an invitation is ox
tondort to thu mayors and city coun
cils of all cities In tho two territories,
tho county of rid l, nil road ovorsoTs
and other highway officers, the super
intendents of public Instruction ol'
tho territories and all to'ch?rs In t')o
public schools, the heads of tho edu
cational Institutions, whether stato or
denominational; and, abovo all, a
spo hi invitation to each and every
Tho pending good roads b'll In
congress will bo reported favorably.
It is known as tho Urownlow-Lnt-mor
bill, and provides Tor a government
appropriation of ?24,0',0,000 tor good
roads. Should this Ml become liw,
Oklahoma alone would secure 5240.
OH. Tho provisions or tho bill call
for a Hko amount to bo put up by the
territory or state receiving govern
mout aid .dollar for dollar. The
roouey will be distributed through the
national director of roads, through a
st to director, and down through tho
counties and townships.
It is stated that In Oklahoma tho
macadamized rosd will bo but th'r.'y
four feet In width, Instoid of sixty,
thus allowing several acres of land
to revert to oach farm adjo.nlng a
public highway. Tho macadamized
portion of tho road will bo bu.lt ten to
twelve feet wide. Mr. Mooro states
thoro is a chemical treatment of sand,
which can bo used In Oklahoma, and
that by this method roads can b3
built in this territory for $350 per
mllf Prior to tho Oklahoma City
convention an expert engineer wl 1
Invest gate tho gumbo, rock and sand
deposits of tho territory to bo able
to give a practical suggest on of the
best native mt o ial L.r uso In build
ing roids. All railroads have of
ferod to transport material ior good
roads at Ices than tho cost.
An interesting feature or the con
vention will bo tho - stereaptlcon
l lecture by M. O. Eldrcdgc, a shtant
I to Martin Dodge, tho dire fjr of pub
lic roads inquiries for tho govsrn
munt- He ,hus traveled througho.it
Europe, Asia, Africa and obtained
go:d reads data for this lecture, and
illustrates the road building of all
countries w.th the stercopt.'csn.
An hour will bo given to a qucs
ticn box, and this will likely bo con
ducted by Secretary W.lllam Grimes,
in order to biing out prac'lci sug
gestions rolativo to road building in
Within six weeks! following tho
convention at Oklahoma City a ral.o
of road will be macadamizoJ a per
fect road wi'l bo constructed at
Chandler by tho national association.
Tho government furnishes tho ma
chinery and experts, while tho local
ity must furnl-h the material, men
and teams. If tho opn'icatlon is. ma'o
at tho OKChsma City convention Jn
all probability other localities my se
cure thl3 samo method of lnv.ug an
object lesson nrllc-rod built. As a
ru'o, a rough pieco of road is soloct
cd, in ordor to give tho best results
and make tho mo3t last'ng lmprcs.
CHESSIE MclNTOSH WINS
Is Elected Last Tribal School Super.
intendent of the Creeks
OKMULGEE: Tho only contest
for an office at tho hands of tho
Creek nation to come up this year
was disposed of when Chcs'jlo Mc
intosh was elected superintendent of
schools of the nation for the time re
maining before tribal relations nro
dissolved. Thoro were threo candi
dates in tho field. Mr. Mcintosh was
olocted superintendent of schools of
tho nation for tho tlmo remaining
beforo tribal relations aro dissolved.
Thore woro three candidates in the
field Mr. Mcintosh, Benjamin John
Marshall and Johnson Tlgor. Mr.
Mcintosh received slxty-nlno votes,
against twonty-threo for Marshall
and sixteen for Tiger. Mr. Mcin
tosh has boon tho Incumbent of tho
ofllce for tho past two years.
E'eclions in tho Creek council aro
not uiado by ballot, but by a rising
voto. Tho clork counts the votos
and the interpreter roads tho rcu't
to tho house in both Creole and Eng
lish. A strange feature in connction
with Mr. Mcintosh's candidacy is that
while a native Crook ho cannot speak
tho language, and makes all his ad
drosses to thn council through an in
terpreter. He left his nativo country
when vory young, and was raised
among tho white people of tho south.
Consistency Is said to bo a jewel;
yet paste diamonds aro "not" jewels!
although paste is noted for Its cou
A man's wife may lay down tho law
to her husband, but sho is always
willing to let him lay down tho carpets.
Any man who has a poor memory
for dobts has a good memory for
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USED A CLEAVER
A Cook In a Shawnee Restaurant At
tacko Wynnewood's Marshal
SHAWNEE: Jim Smith, pity map
Bhnl of Wynnewood, was ctruck on
tho hoad with a cleaver at the Eng
lish kitchen, a big oating house on
East Main street, and received in
juries which will cause his death.
Smith camo hero on business and,
alter transacting it, stopped at tho,
English kitchen for a meal, on hte
way to tho depot. With another of
ficer, ho sat near the rear of the res
taurant, apparently in good shape,
but aroso from his seat when ho
heard a voice in tho kitchen, at tho
rear, with tho remark that he recog
nized tho voice, and wanted to seo
tho speaker. As ho entered tho
kltchon the cook, Jack Jordan, faced
him ordered him out, with an oath,
and then threw a heavy e'eavor at
him. Smith was struck on the hend.
His skull was crushed ahove the left
oyo for o. distance of lour inches. Tho
officer with Smith grabbed tho assail
ant and turned him over to the police.
Jordan is being held in jail, under
Smith was picked up rnd carried to
a room, where the skull was rai-ed
off his brain, and his wound dressed,
but it is thdught that ho cannot re
cover. Smith is a young man, qute;
and unususl y well b:lnvo:3, and tho
only theory of tho pollco is that ho
thought ho rccog-hod Jordan as a
wanted man and tho cook in a mo
ment of rage threw tho cleaver at
SHAWNEE: Marshal Jim Smith
died from tho effects of his injuries,
and Jack Jrrd3n, cook at the English
Kitchen restaurant, has been placed
In jail, without bond. Tho body ot
Jordon's victim was removed to
Wynnewood, whor burial was made.
Jordan, it Is understood, will mako a
plea of sclfdefonse, declaring that
tho murdered man was attempting to
"pull a gun" on him.
CRIME OF FOUR YEARS AGO
A cablo from Adolaldo, Australia,
said crop proipocts havo improved,
and tho weather is now favorable.
Private Argentina cables said that
frerzing temperatures continue with
some damage to wheat roported.
Australian shipments of wheat tho
past wosk wcro 72S.O0O bushels,
against 508,000 bushels last week
and nono a year ago.
Saturday's clearances for export
from the Atlantic and gulf ports wore
10,100 packages of flour, 8,200 bushela
of corn aud 2,000 bushels of oats.
The past week's world's shipments '
of wheat and flour aro estimated to '
amount to 10,400,000 bushels, or about
1,000,000 bushels smaller than last
Minneapolis roceipts of wheat on
Saturday were C57 cars; a week ago,
591 oars; a year ago, 353 cars. Dulutu,
273 cars; a week ago, 208 oars; a year .
ago 106 cars.
' Exports of corn from tho United
States th,e past week were 858,000
bushels; last week, 652,000 bushels;
a year ago, 1,410,000 bushels; two
years ago, 181,000 bushels; threi.
years ago, 640,000 bushels.
A Resident of Comanche County Ar
rested for Robbery In 1900
LAWTON: Dcp'ity Uni'ed States
M-r3hal Henry Frcy ano3ted Jacll
Thompson of near Storing on tlm
charges of assault and robbery,
brought by grand jury indictment
mado by the United States grand
jury of the southern district of tho
Ind'an Territory on Mav 22, 1900. Ho
was ar-ot-3od by authority of a fugi
tive warrant Issued in tho Indian Tor
rltovy. Ho wis brought before
United Sftes Commlslsoner Blandlng
and gave bnd for nppaaranca he'oro
tho noxt term of tae United Rtat03
court In the Indian Territory.
Tho lnd'c'ment against Thompson
cliarPjO.-; that ho and another party
at a point in tho southern part of the
Indian Territory nsFau'ted a man
named Hiram Thompson, brutally
misused him and relieved him of
$40, in monoy. Tho men made their
oscapo and havo boon at larpe ever
since. Jack Thompson whb I'conrly
lonited near Sterllug, where he has
teen residing for sovoral mouths.
Mlseourl Pacific Passenger Train Ran
Head-on Into a Frolght
WARRENSBURG, MO.: Two-.ty
'eight po-sons were ki led nud sixty
or more Injured by a collision on. tho
M'sscurl Pacific two ml!e3 aet ol
tM3 pi ice. Tho second section ol
tho passorger train loaded with
world's frir excurElDuists, ran into a
heavily loadod freight train at o
shirp turn in tho cut, known as
"Dead Man's Out." Both trains were
runsal'ig about twenty-five miles on
hn'ur when tey camo toga'her. Mosl
of tte de"d aud Injured are Kansas
paople. The englneor of the f"e'ght
tra'n had been ordered to sidetrack
for .the passenger, but ran by thg