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GUTHRIE, OKLAHOAfA; PRIDVY MAY' ft
NUMBER 11 !
LABOR IN STATE OF UNREST
TWO KANSAS CITYS
GREET THE PRESIDNT
m i r-w t i .an
'Demands for Shorter Hoars iM
n i r& rn i i rv?
Througout the Country-Famine of
Clean Linen in Chicago; Sunday
vBy Associated Press.)
OrViaha, Neb., May 1. Eighteen hun-jOOO
dred men, Including teamsters, hotel
and restaurant employee and mem -
bers of building trades wont on a
striko today. Sympathetic strlkos are
anticipated which will bring the num-
bor on strike to 3.000. The city pro- j
sented a Sunday appearance today.
Hardly a wagon was seen on the
streets. All large restaurants were
closed anil' strikers stood on corners
quietly discussing the situation.
tels are not directly affected, but may
be drawn Into the trouble. Tho hotel.
uiu icawuiaiii. umi'iujcm uuutuuu u
six-day week, and other branches of I
striking laborors demand Increase In!
wages of frutn 10 to 20 per cent.
Chicago Without Clean Linen. ,
Chicago, III, May. 1. Two thousand
five hundred members of tho Laundry
Workers union quit work today, pro-
clpatlng a famlncn.ol.,QlQJU linen upon
BOARD OF AGRICULTURE
Will Assist Worlds Fair
Commission in Making
Although tho board of agriculture
was disappointed by the failure of tho
legislature (o provide for the collec
tion of data by assessors for a sta
tistical roport thore will he "some
thing doing" In the office oi the board
jut the same. Besides attending to
ib" oorrespondence and matters Inci
dent to tho duties of his office. Secre
tary Thohurn will dovftW a'gYbarUffal
of timo during the present season to
actlvo co-operation with the Oklaho
ma World'B Fair commission At the.
request of tho commission he recontiy
prepared a brlof outline of suggested,
plans and at a meeting ot the mem
'oers ui ua commission, held a day or
two prior to their departure for St.
Louis, It was considered and approved.
The commission will hold another
mee nr sit an early date and Socro- the speches the trinity of Interests In
tary Thohurn has been psked to at- the exposition was noted,
tend and explain his suggestions more At 10 .10 the diplomats gathered ar
'i detail the Rt Louis club where an Inform!
Agriculture an I bortu Mlture must reception was held From the club
necessarily form the gt pater part of they were taken In rarriages under
Oklahoma's display at Jte World's 'military escort to th l'beral arts
fair next year sinre the- include he- bulld!'r At noon the. assembly was
most Important resourr - and prod- called to oirter by Corwin H Spencer,
nets, ft Is vry importitu. therefore chairman or the Exposition committee
that a good jhowtng be n udc in these on ceremonies. The invocation d
l.ne and ;t Is fortunate that the com- Ihered bv the Iter Carl Swensson,
mission itan have the aid und support .following which ex-Senator John M
oi the board of agriculi ire in pre- Thurston of the National commission
paring for tho exhIMt Kieh member' was Introduced as president of the day
of ihe hoard of agricultuii- has a pef-j
sonai interest in tne matrer, as ojtan
has been named as one of tftajjionor-
an' mem hers or the roiomieaioii
Tho board 9f agrlcultur certainly
has an opportunity to demonstrate Its
usefulness to the people of the terri
tory In this Instance. The tnoraberts
of the World's Fair oommlsslpn have
worked bard to arouse popplar Inter
est In the great exposition and tho
wisdom and expediency of Oklahoma
people putting forth every effort to
Chicago and suburbs There are 5,-
of those worftor, lhclirflfns (Huh-
dry wagon driver. "I less limn ouo-j
J fifth of the nutn ., i.re raeln. The
( Chlnoso laundries i which It Is e-1
llmated there are nearly a thousand
In- Chicago, may be Involved. The
employers have Issued u pall for a
mooting of every laundry proprietor
In the city and suburbs for this after-
noon and efforts are being made to
Induce the Mongolian washermen to
Ho-.stand by the Laundrymens assocla-
lion In Its efforts to withstand tho do-
mands of workers for a 10 to 60 per
wui, iuucusv ju nagco. t
Extensive Strike at Bloomtngton.
Bloomlrirjton, III., May I. Blooming-
ton wltnssjfithe. most extensive
striko among trades union's today that
has been Inaugurated In many yoars.
Every member of the Carpenters un-
Ion. Horseshoers union and sovoral
ptjier mldtfr organizations laid, down
hv properly represented by a display
that will tell to the outside world more
than It now knrtu nt "thp next star
ftH the' flftg'artutiie people who have
built up the youngest and best com
monwealth In the Union.
St. Laui, Mo., May j "Intorna-
Itional Dtly." the second of the trio
devoted to the dedication of the
Louisiana Purchase exposition broke
fair, with the promise of bettor wea
ther than yesterday. The day was
devoted to greetings to. and responses
by. representatives of the foreign na
tions which will have buildings nt th
fair, tho proceedings constituting the
dedication of the foreign section The '
history of the Louisiana purchase un
der Its throe sovereignties Spain
Franco and United States, was sug '
gsted n the appearance of three
speakers Sonoff QJcdo, tho Spanish
fqlnlBtor; M Jusaarand," French am
bne&ad&r, and P.B. Fracjs, president
of the exposition. Tho Hboral arts
building where the exercises took
placa still wore its dress of yesterday,
mingled with tho colors of Spain,
Prance and the United States, nnd In
1? ' in ii ti j
j L0m Ullll LullOU lVlllIlCti
in Chickasaw Nation
(By Associated Press 1
Tishomingo, I. T., May 1. Frost
last night badly damaged growing cot
ton and oora In the Chickasaw nation.
The crops necessarily will have to be
replanted. Cotton was well up apd
com waa a foot high. Farmers today
are purchasing .seed and the orpp3
will be Immediately replanted.1
111' ' tr
1 j! . ilk
their tools when the bosses tvUtaeJ
to sign the new scale of wage.
Not So B..J ip New York,
New York, May 1 Strikes or mo
clmnlcs and laborers which had been
looked for today did not materialise
to the extent anticipated, although a
great many Jnen,
Italian oxcavators. are on a
Tho situation Is not noalry so serious
ns had been looked for The t v '.e
ordered by the Tteamsters -union Itfit
night has not vet reachpd any groat
proportions. The strike of tho boiler.
muiiyia ft buluuu 1UHI ulglll ana
shipyards today are operating with
'full forces. Another strike settled ftfv
day was that on the Mucooot dam, 300
men. raturijlng tp w0ri. -In the buflflU
Infe tradb4"ther8 IB nbt V strike t6'Inn
torfere with work, the only trouble
being that occasioned by differenced
between Amalgamated and Brother
A party consisting of at least fifteen
farmers or this county have arranged
matters awl will leae Shawnee on
May 12 to make their homes in the
rsorthwest territory near Ali. no
where they have purchased horae
steads from the Canadian government
The Odd Follows of Ar.hi.m, hei,l
their annual celebration ami ii nie
at Provence Monday.
Bird McGuire will address the In
dlan Territory Bankers' association
at South McAlostor May 15.
LOTTIE BLAIR PARKER. A TALENTED WOMAN DRAMATIST.
As the author of two succeful dramas now being m-wim eu in .c ork,
rottl Blair Parker may be said to have fully arrived. One of her plays Is
"'Wb Dojra Eastt" anflithe ohtt la called "Under Southern SUIm."
. . -AND ELECTRlCllWTfeifrr,:
Sfewer Contract Avaraeqt
f Under Terms Favorable
to Property Owners
The St Louis genti: en . Jjaaj
djaslrou of securing a. street railway
ffanchiee In the city sheared before
Um city council last evening aad ask
ed that Uiu. bi grouted time until
tt Thtirsd&y night to more fully ln
veltigbte conditions. '!?r&5lf mtlip
request of the party, " tRe oTlrtarTbe
committee, by Chairman .i'jtfitlnB,
asked for additional time, whfch was
granted, to further investigate tho or
dlanco granting tho Oklahoma City
tTractloti company a .strjeet gijlwny
J Tho St. Louis vlaltora woj& the cen-
tar of Interest during tit
Ing the brief speeches" n5a1l8'"bJ
nnretdntailvQt Ahls flempany
;tt.. ':... . -:
IMnect siuiness prevauea. wnin At
torney Horuor stated tliat If the com-
tMiy wero granted tho franchise It
VNwid be a trlct. tJittiirie nroloot
JU)Lperated by Guthrie people. np-J
platise broke the quietude of the pven-
ing and wns continued several tnlu -
uttts In introducing the men to the
council Attorney Hornor said'
Mr Mayor and Oentlemen of the
I'lmnrti Th aoiion that ha jiiren.u
been taken In postponing gny action
on r s'i.-et railway frahebtse until
mher v . el- pasw-v i,j is substan
I....1U .,.. i,,i,v. ,,, u , m.u
i h Si 1 genileineu Messrs
nil"V ant Himis who are wiili us
tonight, represent the Mercantile
Trust coinnan of St I,oni. canltal-
ied with $1 W oon Mr Eaton, who
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(Continued on page 5 i
Xfetnendous 0vati6ii "FrSm School
Children, Soldiers -and Citizens
fBy Associated Preas.)
Kansas City, Mo., May I President
hourn in Kansas.
and later was
the gtt&St of Kansas City. Kansas.
laern tha State lino, for two hours.
In the to cities ho was driven Vr
route flfUfcm mils In length, re
vised ufarty Tfcnp school children.
n4. o'weche87v at Convention
hall before cTtnia to 20.ib oeople, nd',tJi,.W( Ooiti
pftrtook of a lutbUton Ht the natt(-!d bppain t ti.
more hotel as the gMcwt
-. ' 3..
lW)f too ConV!
mwrial club of Kansas cinqMourl. fired from cannon placet high above
The rweptlon given Presld0nt7loo8otho DHH8lon Tbe a.-lval at the
relt (Tttrwt his seven hours' xta httftyns aunounco.) liy a steam
-.vuB Intense'; enthuta,lc It Is ,es!-lwhBlnrv.M2 nearby imcklt1R house
mated that he was greeted by 7t.00OAl thle. BlgfTat-saverv- whlstl in the
persons, me eruoois wars cioaeit
and the day having been proclaimed
a holiday ') Mayor Tleed bunoss
generally was suspended. Kev$f 3
fore in the hlstpry of the o)ty had
there been such a general desire ori
tho part of the oltlr.ons to show Uk t
ostoom for a distinguished visitor.
Many residences and business housed
The reception committee f lpUohOQl dUl'rtren who greeted him with
made Up of member of thfe Com
mercial club and othprs.-wne divided
HntD two parts, one Ot Which tnut thoftho striWW to tho Live Stock ex
ritHrtEjtfr4hlet Mf t- 1 Ctli nttl A nltntiF 1-1 Tj 1 - .f . m. . .. t.
prosldontlal party at 16th and Askow
avenue, it.tha southeasteru portion
lJf the city wo miles from the Imal -
noss center, upon Ite arrival from St
Louto at 910 h) tho mijrnlng.
An Inspiring Weloeme.
There vnn a great orowtl tt hnudjureu, aiMl prowls of patriotic ci'.h
,and It cheered from the moment theZens At Animtrong the pan 1
'rain hove in sight until the presl-, part d for Lawrence, Kus . ovet
dent's carriage moed away a few.fnion Pacific rallwa at I o'cloi t,
minutes later at th head of a long
,une of Carriages for a drive A de
tacUmrot ot mounted police, together
'wUh th rhivd Iveglmftnt, M N G.
' whlc aad i"" rrne.l from St.
Louis acted as an escort. The route
eturtlug from tle tralivi took In five
"",e8 (" vansa Jiiy oouiovara ys
m- I'aing first through the Paseo
'a driveway a mile In length and al
n,0,'t a ,,,ock w,d0, tn president was
greeted by nearly 20.000 school child
ren black and white, from private
and ouhlie schools, who stood seven
dep on the grass plot between the two
dti -wi8 and formed a line that ex -
iena-d for three blocks
Wipi. President Itoosevelt appeal
. ' r tlie children waved a tin)
in ! it, flag, rheerlng the while an'l
lir n a-" the president prssed the
i ..saints of voices broke forth sing
ing Amorioa." In tho bright sunlight,
h hoiisands of happy faced children
'i i ' ' I b the rows of resldues, dec
i i' -i and coered wi'h iMctatori
l .v m of the most pleasing ieenej
if -h" day
irUen through the
1 pai'y a-
i ! i -is section to OonvenMoa JuUl.loovery for Consumption Is a mm i m
,vt-i,- the principal exerrlses of the for all lung ami tlimui tnmi.i.M
ii wer held The great hall was Thousands cao ti'tt u that Mii
.i 'd at a fw mJnuU- atter It C B VnMtre tf Bhei'l "' ltn.w. V
President Roosevel' enntued u Kajx I litLl a se.i- i an ir
I i -he stage, the band m.-l "he nroiifhttih am1, for a )ar trieil . .-m
- i' Sang!"d Banner,' mi th- nr 'hinie I hvtrd, of. but got no i idler m
r. was tuineyl Into th ' (rreut Imttl.- of Ir King's Ne s DIh-oi.i.
'itric flau-1- that forme i i ,n nt th Mum enrei lid obsoluteli It t n
iliiiK d -. oratlous In mini) Mi" taHH, fo I'xip Whooping Vt' U
n iltit.jd broke into i t inendoi
lnvi w' I" rtxty Han.uii gradual.-
i'h K" j!vh tholrco'i'4 i r i" I
i.n wi h li. word "Hoo".' ' II
ad ! v re sealed in a lioili i
iji.rrmy and werti le. n, Mi.- hetr Bprirm A irnents
n n thru' men who Bi-nui-d tie- 1 1, a, .ulilug an 1 m.-i t I
li eg. at the time the president did hik h,i ncr. bowels and k.dm;' be
"ie,idmt Kooseelt ai iniroduced ... nli:gfsl and htartire the dlgo
Mayor Iteed A great ' inonatra- tl(,n inpsjlt')fc with llttVfr or no ape
..i . mtufd as he aroge U; nxak The i!te no aiaMfou for anything and a
.i -Merit spoke for fl f teen minutes r.-einiK Uai ri whole brty and mind
dieni before noon a start wa ne.u n.idng H The trouble t, that
.n, a. n. tor the Baltlwor litl, where dur'ng winte. ibere has'twoa an ac
nfte, a brief reception, an elaborate cumulation tf.wat matter In the
' m h eon was served, the gwdatc num .system HtfwMr will rwrneve? ft, se
1 berlng 110. cure to the sWetlons a right exit, and
1 Across" the SUte Line. iby its uwio effect, fully rWfe tho
ITtuj Tfinohooa over tho prosldoat, at j wasted Uusueg and give rtrngtt la
146, was delivered Into tho hands of place of weakness 50c at V. n. Llllle
a committee of the Mercantile club ot & Co
Kansas City Kansas, add he became
the guest of that city.
1, The. member of (he patty and the
reception committee nipfled carrf
ages and a start for the Kansas aide
wajjuaede A company or Fourth Uni
tAHHilR eavalri In mnunand of
Captain Tyree Ulyers attl a squad of
mounted police aetd an seort trj tna
tate lino in the Vholesal" dis'uot jf
ms A tti" par i)ai
bcneaiU the bluffs -i looking tv
I -,,.-,- .
Union denot a nresldantlil salute tia-.
eity added its strehjjihmi cX'UK
owls everywhere vorofrnft ,r-
Hurfln place was roaolfotl about2 15
and tberts from a piatfornt in the pres
ence of two OAR posts and a con
tingent of letter carrlors. President
noosflyalt spoko briefly. The crowd
was jfignsa and choked the streets In
Later the prosldont rovlewctl 8.000
wavlhf flags and cheers.
The party then was driven back to
changes where n domonst-atlon by
the stoflUwen In honor of the presl
ldent wflfe .Vltnoesed.
j Fronv.uV stock yards, the part was
jdrirto through tint -ubnrban townt o
'mnslalf rmfttRlaldJan'V Armst rong.
jencoulttertng 8 0M fnor school chi'
(By Associated Press.)
Vienna, May 1 Horrible bnitm" a
are reported to have occurred ilurio5
the reoent riots at Klscheneff 113
arabla Many women and chiidioa
wre vleUluii! of Uie ntoli which iniiul
ed the better clasew of the iuhab
of the victims were
windows t'j tlw pa
meU motors also pillaged and l
,nlol synagoguw and killed the care
takers WUnt looters of housos . re
unable to eW off the j sumrated wi'tt
parafflnw aM turned The dainao
don to property is eatiniated at s-v
eral million ' roubles The Jew "
escaiied from KUdieneff are seeking
refuge at Odessa and elsewhere
A Sure Thing.
It in said that nothliiK id Kiir. -x
i epr dnatf' and taes bu' that l not
altogether trtte Dr Kins- New l)n
riieiutonU and Coi. -.iimpilm
1 1 giiaraii'ei-d ny 1' B I.i le
t igiriH Trtil boide fi
i ''- Sic 1 !
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