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The Guthrie Daily Leader.
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VOLUME XXXI 1
GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 1 1908.
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OURISTS IN ITALY
CAUGHT IN EARTH
iURKING BODIES TO
rat American Battleship Fleet
Will Cany Aid to
(I3y Associated Tress)
I Paris, Dn SI. A spec !nl dispitch
ecoKed hero fr9iu Home says that
ilnetj six guoHiB, Including Americans,
Bfinglish ami Fiench travelers, -ere
Maying a' t e Hotel Tilnacrla at Mrs
jinn wlun tb it cliy was destroyed and
p.ney an penaiieu. Tne proprietor 01
tho Trinacrla alone escaped. There
(re only tv btirvlvors of the guests
jvho win qiiaifered in iiio Ilbtol pe
iri?i - ' ,
Burn Bodies to Prevent Pestilence,
llegfcio, l alabiln, Dec. 111 -L a pre-
I'auu'.ia'y n.eaure aRoini; an out
ju all of pestilence tin budle of nei
-onn Vi'itil in tiio oni iiiqu.iU.' arc. do
kng bum' '1
rrlghtful rusn for Food.
Mesd'un Deo III. A filghiful sec,.
lice if ed hen t day amid a nisi at the
eusi Mr-s Iilum' of fami'h''d ln.livl.lnak
broking among the debris In hope o:
IllscoverJtig food. The searchers were
littjifc by t thers an . obliged lo de
lor.d 'Hi ii liiirts. wliii tin li Uvea.
Great Fleet to Aid Sufferers.
Wot hi if, ton. 1). C. Deej 31. It wii
(be d 1 t di to send the great Amor-
(can fleet to Italian ports to aid the
sufferer. The fleet novy on Its way
home near Port Said. ,
Gu line Olda. Dee. 2, 1008. Hon
lYilluiin H Murra, Tlsopmingo, Okla.:
Duu Sir I-ifct nlg'ht 1 sent a lit
f ixii.-n names to th0 dovernor, as
lan.i n.ptabh to ma, to go upon a
ommiiti. j investigate the lousing
i Tiannd von among there. I felt
lire 1 .11 I CJlt 1 MUel) I.UBl in join
n otticiai conduct
Dr II D Love, nf Woodwawl, It
ne jui si of his broihoi'. C.'bairiuan
f.lt.fk i,ne, of the Corporation com-
iiin iui , !
Okliho-iia f.iriver are getting more
noivy .- at e out or tneir crops
than thoc ot Kansas, but conslaer-
bly les than taoso ot Texas, accord-
Ins o ex aipt-rauve ngures on me
i 'ncpal rnis of the three stbtes i
bompal'ed by t'l" bin eau of HtatlstiCB
t the Oklahoma board of agriculture
Irom i!e returns ou this btat recelv.
iJ bj the board and the Ug-ires for
l.ic oth. r two state, furnisbei by the
L'p.t i hi ties depaitintut of tfcrlcul-
Jure lloth of the other states of
il-iu .. Lave an lannciiHe leaa over
pklahumn 1hHi on acreage ani tot i!
rrop alue. but the vulue por acre foi
kill ci 'is raibed thin u'ar wis $12 in
Oklahoma $17 25 in T.-.as a-id $11 10
rl0urer in Proof.
In, Uiiint corn, winter wh at ac
litrley re. llax seel imtatofs hay,
cotton aiid cotton srpJ Oklaiiomu'--.
kcital funi acreage ir. i'in7 was 8 G.-.t.,
:0Q and t! total valuo of enqm pr.-
llui l Wj $110 100.000. For !90S dn
Vpon information received from the
nt marshal or WelsUm giving the
illicrlptlon and uame of ,Hnrrv Hosen
crans, with the reipiest that he be
placed under arrest and he'd upon
suspicion as one of the lobberc that
blew open the safe early Wednesday
morning and securing $5,001) Irom the
Wellston State bank, a person bearing
that name was placed under street by
Sheriff Mahoney this morning at ten
o'clock, and Is being hold awaiting the
arrival of the Wellto& officers, who
will be here this afternoon. Rose
crans does not deny his ldenlty but
maintains his lnnocen- a t'lo crime
charged. The only evidence that the
Wellston olllcei-B have against him Is
that he rlsltej Wellston just oefore
the robbery and left Immediately nt
te.'. Hosencrans states he went to
Wellston on a business in'sttiou and
wu returning home when arrested.
Six unknown robbers secured $5,
000 from the Wi llston State bank at
an early hour Wednesday morning,
after blowing the door of the safe
open. Fifteen charges of nltroglyrer
ne were used, two hundred shots were
Bred In a battle w.ih cltlsons and offi
cers as toe robbers escaped with their
booty. The robbery wr.s the boldest
ever committed In this section. The
robbers escaped on a hnd car.
The bank wa insured against loss
FLAMES "PUFFED" IN HIS FACE.
Hobart. Oklo., Bee. 81 While
throwing In a froth supply of coal
into a furnace, Joseph Derrough, en
gineer at the water works plant here
wae seriously burned about cho face,
the flames "puffing" out of an open
ing. .Tlrrrotigh Mas quickly removed
to 7ils homo and It is believed Unit he
Special to Dally Leader.
IJartlesvIlle, Okla., Dec 31. T. N
Uarnsilall, who, urcordlng to the toeti
many taken by Oi-ville Smith. pecla!
prosecutor for the state, i wn a thlrii
of the frtock of -the Indian Terrltorj
Illuminating Oil coniiany, which thtr
state Is attempting to oust, his becc
conferring with his cnl.eagues, and an
nouuees that he Intends to go ahead
wlt.i his proportion to tripe natural gaf
to SL Ixsiils, aad expresses tho belle!
that the provision of the Oklahoma con
stitutton prohibiting the piping of gat
out of the state 1b invalid.
air. IlaniBilall oonjrols large ga
fields li Loulslaun and he may pipe bU
gu t St Iula from that field, but
he has not saUl he would not twe Okla
ho ma gas. If be attempt to take hi.
gas from Oklahoma It will be from tut
Asked If he Intended to use Oklaho
ma gas, he said:
"1 do M I want It. I will pipe It oui
of Oklahoma if 1 ever have occasion t
need It. I think the law governing gas
companies In this mate can he beater
easily enough In -the court."
No Paper Tomorrow.
Tomorrow, Nero Year's day. a legal
holiday. Th Leader following Its unaul
custom will not lssuo. All banks and
business h. uses will be closed.
the same crops the acreage was $!,
uzo.uuu ano ine tariu vaiue iiv,u,-
000. In Texas' on corn, winter 'wnoat
oats, barley, re, rice potau, has,
tobacco, cotton and cotton seed, the
acreage In 184)7 waa 18.151.000 and
the farm value $261,877,000. In 1908
the acreage had Increased to 30,037,
000 and the farm value to $840,353.
04)0 T.ie Kansas figures Include corn,
winter wheat, spring wheat, outs, bar
ley, rye, bnckwhedt, flaxseed, potn
t, ea mi I tiu). slid on thcbO t lie ni'i-'
, '- In l!)(i7 was 10.4i1.nno .ni.l thi
t li in value $T."S UO.iiOti In l!US th
..cic-Jge ft d 10,690,01)0 and ilie farei
Largest Gain In Acreage.
Oklahoma bow tiie lareat per-
ent increafce in acrpi tiiis fir
v.nh l- i-r cent against io 3 Jo
'leas i,l lb for Kauhiu) On the
farm alue It biiofts a decrease of
oiHttnlb of 1 per cent aj;aint gain,
(Continued on Pase 0.-
SUEMITS WORK OF DE
' PARTMENT TO GOV
CHECKING UP ACCOUNTS
HIS PRINCIPAL FUNCTION
Personal Investigation Accounts
For Every Dollar ot $5,000,-
000 School Fund
Inspector and Kxaminei
A. Taylor filed with Governor
today his first annual reioit
coverng the work of his department
since It was organised u to October i." rro, inuU Ter,
.list laat. The Uepnmneni besides p,)urtg remalirlnf; on theilocket. There
auditing the hU territorial accounts i aire between 340 atwl 350 civil cases on
has examined the offices of the state the docket filed since statehood, bu:
board of agriculture, the sciool land these were not aet fcr trial at this term
ilepartmant, audited and checked up! because they can not be reached. Ol
the five -million dollar achool fund at ithe criminal -ases, seven are for niur
count ltulotall, examined the Insurance der. At the October term of conrt
commlssloner'a office, atate trHaaurc'a I Just ended a few days ago. aVlargt
office twice, very c-untji treasurer in J number of criminal cniei were iIbvok
the state twice and Fome thrp times led of and thlf term will rind t lie docket
has examined the reronla of ever ' nlxmt e'ear, an ihete will probably be
county dork's office at least once r.nd
some tlmoa twice, and made seve
snecial examlnatkms mwr application
of the county comroiHisoueru to thi
K ivernor requesting such.
The de-purtment !o examined the
records of the A. ft M. college ai Still
water, the Oklahoma university t.i
Norman and tiie Northwestern Norninl
scheol at Alva.
What Records Shew.
The records of Territorial Treasurer
C. W. Hambo, fr.m 1001 until Novem-
her 1G. 1907. according to tho leport ,
shows a balance due tho state ot $33 29 . Lansing today and will return after
The state treasurer's office at the the opening of t'Se legislature. Meau
second examination taken as Qf Oclo-I while the Kansoo committee will run
her 31st show a balance on band cf,tiuun with their Inquiry which was be
$1,073, C83.SU. gun yesterday. The day was spent in
Of the seventy-flvo county clerks ithe general lnapertlnn of the Insiku
who have been checked up twice some.tton. Tie taking of the testimony cf
were ii tew conta "sh.rt" at the thnoic.nvlcts began today and It Is sold
of the flrt wnmlwitton and at tha that ax-convleta will he calleil before
nest examination are a few cents the committee.
"long" The Investigation follows tho fillns
The report shows a balance on hand 'of charges of cruelty in prison govern
with the county treasurers In the old I men t and discrimination against tbe
Oklahoma counties when statehood was' Oklahoma prisoners by Iflss Knto liar
ushered hi ot $1,302,017.87 and tbrjnard, commissioner of charities In the
amount on hund by all the seventy-five new state,
clerka n October ai. 1908, is given
at $1.78.734.84 nil Increase ot
816.07 The amount collected in the
seemy-five counties during the iieriod
was $6,812,728.55 and the dlaburre
uieiitfl for t .0 same period
Forty-Four Counties Are Borrowers.
The report shrwa that forty-four tf
the new counties, have borrowed,
money from the state for the flm
year's running expenses, totalling f l.-i
UVU.U'PU. 1 lie aUtf,Uni IUlli'l iu i-tt. i
county foil we- Au3r, $13,00i), Atoka,
$24,000; Beckham, $18,000; Bryan, $45,
000. Carter. $45,000; Cherokee, $20.
000; Choctaw, $25,000; Coal. $2B,000,
t'ralg, $21,000; Creek, $29,000; Dela
ware. $14,000; Ellis, $12,000; Garvin.
tlH.000; Harper, $8,000; Haskell, $22,
000, Hughes, $33,500; Jafterson, $20,
00; Johnston. $2,00; Latimer, $18.
.)00;'L.eFlere, $32,000; Ixive, $20,000.
Marshall, $20,000; Medal., $21,000.
McCmuIb. $21,000; Mclntoe'., $25,000,
Murray. $15,000; Muskoge $4fi,v0) ,
Vowata. $80,000: Okfuskee $19,000.
Okmulgee, $25,000; Oaage, J-."0; O' '
tawa, $25,000; Wttabtirg. $45,000. Pon
t toe, $35,000; PuMiaataha. $12,000
Uoger, $25,900; !tor Mills, $10.000.,
SemlnolH. $24,000; Sequoyah, $24.00i,,
Stevens, $31,000; Texaa, 6,au; tui.
$37,000; Wagoner. $30,000; Washing
The state examiner spe-al blfAly .
;he uioilem system of bookkeeping U
the Iiiotu nice depart u.et.i TIip voueh
ers rhu ilut the Ii.Hiuiu. e depar
,. ut ni, i, ,1 n , r i i r hi --wii. t - nsrKil
fiom .' .inber lb 1'JtiT. in fci ii Sfcit
I'iiiv $7 : HI., i
School Fund IntMt.
I The state examiner submit c in tht
i,i r; i limtb'd utatement of (ae ex
andtiailon cf t .e five mllll n iI1li
m hi, il lar.il tund and stitea i' t I"
p. io. imll examined . pi
hi 'inaiict He butiimuili , t.
-,ie n Ol IK tut ,1 I I II I'
i,!,l ill --.Ul I. fl . lie
$I,4C,01M), loaned to
wr.yi-.ar ceo a
ties upon Approved security $1.07i.ti0;
niney now on dep alt in Imfik.s to
rredltof slate, $1,(H5.2")0, monej loan
ed on farms. $1,160,760. money turned
oer to common school fund, $47"7G,
Interest earned. $14 IH1.77.
CMS ELECTION IS ILLGiL
The oltlcial returns of the election
nidi! ipeently lu Hunter towi siilp, hi
Kiowa county. In wh'ch the township
sought to secpne from that oount and
become a part or the new countv of
Park, were received by the Rovernor
Snyder parties represented by their
attorney John Devprnux are claim
ing that the election was Illegal, that
trbuduelent vote were past. Thp
governor granted complainants time
to file their objections and deferred
canvassing the vote until a hearing
is held. The unoUlcial vote gives 271
for and 10X against the proposition.
Hunter township is liicludod In the
territory sought to be tnkou from
KuMke. county to be made a part ot
the new county of Park, the election
to be held January SO. It Is south of
Sny.'er and Ilea along the base line,
rutting the town of Manltou In twain
It Is also the home of ltepremtatlve
McAleater. Oklu . Di.. 31. The bat
docket for the January term of tilt- Dta
trlct court shows riftyi criminal case
fo- trial, ihete being set for tho day.
from Jan. 1 to Jan. 27, Inclusive. Tin
civil docket Is set lor Feb. 1 1o Feb. 24
Inclusive, and fiere are 124 case. ThH
I He lllfllllulliu nil llln ..I.I .Mla.lt ...
i u grand Jury rauli ,1 until February
The Oklahoma Investigators of thr
Iinslag penitentiary ar'lved fron
Ma.-,wiii h-ut witnesses unoer uain,
(ISy Associated Pross.)
Ifavenworth, K., Dec. 31. In fct e
orison Investigation Dr. Crtimblne, u
i . ... . ... ...
member ol tne ttansas cominniee, inis
mornlnn personally examined an un
usually large number of prisoners who
reported strk. He promptly charged a
number with shamming and ordered
them to the mines. The member of
the committee to lunh with the pri
unrip au i.Muw. u- ." eiw.
The commlitee wircil Alt rny Oenernl
Jaekbon asking htm to come and aci
as master In tie bearin" It la deslr
cd to put the witnesses under oath.
, f'ffllV :AiolutA IVoW.)
C'tluuibus. Ohio. Dec. 31 - 'b. P.
Taft this moiwlng wlthilrew frmi the
jiei.alorlal iae. in t 'e i.ili-nst of wr
ly bu moil) Hi hireiiKi" )il be de
lHirl to fuiitf rt bmiiuii llur" n inr'u
Ing the Ian. r -, ein linn
I iler : ,'U.t U' I Fll.ll. "A.llll.ert
1 h l"an lie li- l.l jir i ,i a u 1. ..i
bliiS Uli U
j 'or Iturloo.
SECRETARY OF STATE
CROSS HAS PLAN TO
WANTS TO SYSTEMATIZE
CODIFYING OF LAWS
Also Sees Better Method ot
Enrolling and Engrossing Bills
Office Receipts Large
SecreUry ot State Cross, through
his assistant, lo r.iejm, th' morn
ing filed with dovernot Hnakell tm
.-.rst autiun.1 report ot tho serrotnry's
office covering tho period from No
vember 10, 1807. to October 31, lOOS.
InnlnBlre. The tatul rovenuo lecelv
uJ by tlie department for tliii porlod
whr $.0,609.75, three times tne
amount, received during the te'rllorla'
regime for the same period It 1900-7
The amount received lu chatter fee,
for Domestic corporation wa $18,
879.75; for foreign corpjrntlons $5.
,'47 50: for notary COmnt'ssHiin tMTS
During the permil covered bv the t
jmrt fori) -Ave requisitions were lssu
oJ, for which a charge of $2 50 each
Secretary CroHS, remixing the lm
imrtance of systumatlsiug tho worl
of the legislature as to the manner ot
enrolling and onaresslng bills and
li.wn and for cod trying the laws, las'
Kuuitner delegated tho assistant sc
retaiy to Investigate the matter and
as a result of a study of the systems
In use in neighboring states he re
commends placing the work of codify
Ing of the laws in tho bauds the
secretary of utatc, thus eliminating
the necessity of a special legislative
codifying committee, saving to tin
state an expense of $5,000 for every
Recommends System of Enrolling and
As to the form of enrolling nixl
engrossing rk the secretary makos
the following recommendntloiui:
All bills, resolution, etc., introduc
ed to be typewritten and a copy Iliad
with secretary of state. AH bill pass
ed for engrossing to be re-iypewrilten
on parchment paper and at least four
copies filed with secretary of stale.
He gives several reason why engross
ed dIIIh should be typewritten Instead
of written In long band, the most vi
tal reason advanced la that ink usu
ally in time fades, while experience
proves that typewritten Instruments
hist for ages and mistaken easily
To get tho best results the enroll
ing oommlttnw or both branches
should be under one supervision, tlie
Compilation oJ Laws.
The reirfirt status that there Is an
unceasing demand daily for the cor
poration law of the ttate from every
section of the United States and aks
the legislature to authorize the sec
retary of state to compile such laws
'o date in pamphlet form.
The secretary also report that the
demand fcr copies of Oklahoma's con
stltution I unce&sing. requests com
Ing from all )at of the United
Hia' and from forelgi. companies
and he recommend,) that he be em
powered to print 5,000 copies In pam
phlet form, together with other litera
ture relating to Oklaoiia, for dis
He recommends the enactnu nt of h
law rwyrulatiug the purchasing of al'
the uecessary supplies of t'.ie leKls
latlve. ludicial ami executive hrancboi
of tlie state government and that a
uniform method of puiehslug ne ex
T! e Hlht U. erend Theophlie Meer
fcihaeit tiUiop of Oklahoina. today iti-l
f. rnn .1 the clergy of the I cat Itu.nai.
''-ifi . ili.iiin that bv a'lthorlt) if
the Pope, h dihiM-.m ,i,u from aliMii
.lid mi N" w VeaiK a wlni Ii f.
on Ki Idav Il.to In . n Ki,llii.. nt, I v. -hu
a in. Mini. 1 l M.i Miiieir Fai ,.i
papil delegate I. the United States.
Tim Security Drug compan:-, of Ok
ln'nomn. City, with n capital ttock of
$10 000. The directors are. J. V
Seyforth and S. A Calhoun of Lenven
Inhomn Ctty; S J. Kens, ot Leaven
worth, Palace Pnartnscy Co., of Oklahoma
City, with a capital stock or $0,000.
The directors are J. V. Seyforth
and S. A. Calhoun, of Oklahoma City;
and S. J. Hbiii, or Leavenworth.
Holt Hardware Co., of Hoff, with n
-apltnl stock of $10,000 Tlie direc
tors nre: H. T. Summers, Fred W.
Woir ami D. C. Abroy, nil of noff.
NEWSPAPER FOR COOPERTON
Spaolnl to Dally Leader.
Hobart, Okln., Dec. 31. Cwnerton,
A small Inland village twenty-two
miles awithetist of Hobart, Is (toon to
Hijoy the distinction ot htivlns; n news
nauer. Judd Woods, nn oW news
paper man, is making arrangements
for the Inslallatlon of a plant nt that
plnco ami It Is expected that tho
new sheet will make Its appearance
In a short time, it has not yet been
HOBART WILL HAVE CREAMERY
Spoclnl to Dally Leader.
Hubart. Okla., Der, 31. Plaim Tiave
eeii completod whereby Hocarl will
lave mi urtolate creamery In a
Tho llurnnp llulldlng mid R.ii.ply
now u 1- ot Toledo, Ohio, lave a
peolnl .aprwsentBtlve hero looki.-.r tit
tor n gultnblo site and as soon nn this
Is Buctirod aollve work on ;he erec
tion ot tho plant will -begin. It will
oost $6,000 and wilt turn out throe
thousand pounds per day.
WON'T SUMMON PRESIDENT.
(Dy Associated Pre,)
Washington. D. O., Dec. 31. Senator
Halp said today there wn no- intention
of summoning the President boforo tJio
committee InveatigatliiK theucret ser
Uli WUUlo !
dililnai ease nm ' hi- conslderod sop-
i-rateiy evet ', ' xa, eartlKiuakeo
Special to Dally Leader. inaj be Iumii ' iltled ns vnlcanio
Shawnee, Okla.. Dec 31. My a vimu'ci iiuii-v.,-aiitc u i igln. As Calabria
f !)8I ito 345 State Superintendent of and Sicily are ' 'em of volcanic no
Public Irutruotlon B. D. Camoron was rivlty one I Junuii. I In attributing tho
alocteil ptesldont of the State Teach
' oijtloii. tie opposing candidate
'jelng Superintendent T. W. 11. Bver
hfiit, of lOnkl. The other officer elet-t-m
are a fallows.
0. Dlle ot llusliogee, vice piee-1-lent;
11 r. ilary Nlblack of Ardmutc,
secret arr, J. C. Tuclter cf JiUk CHy,
treasurer; L. J. Abbott of l.dnumd.
JhalMitaii of executive commlUec;
Lynn Gover of Uartlaavllle nud Mrs.
Bmma Darden-1111 of Watoona, oilier
memberr of the executive committee.
Only '.eacliers who had registered
ind paid the feu of $1 were entitled to
vote. N-t all of the teachers In at
tendance paid the foe. hence the com
paratlvely small number voting.
At today' general session held In
the Meeker t'jeatie the association
adopted a resolution endorsing the ml
tnllihtratlon of Governor Haskell a a
firm, honest, upright g vernor who has
shown a special lute rent In the educa
tlonal welfare of the state.
Today there were general discus
sion of v.irioim topic, reading of com
mlttee report, etc., followed by ad
"I am oppuheil to many bills being
"1 am opposed to the demands of
any organisation, be It from what
ever rank It may.
"ftpeciAl legislation I contrary to
Democracy as taught nie from the
cradle until ik.
"Tne statement that union labor
fought me Is erratic; a bunch of self
eoiiitltuted laliur leaders made a
nolne In ihe Jtili .llilrlii nut iioUe
enough for the hi-lb of Dailiu Inva.l
'The ih. , fri ai I ne foiW- of tin
i reek made the a" ., . i to Mi, . .' h
cats who mri importod to defeat
-llecause a large number of people
.ibseri cauue b right does not make
'i ki Ixiok ui he fulloHer of Mo
hammed .- ., .iln a can . m intit and
vi I I Oe ti MtH ll tm all Concerned
lu in'. .. - ih. tu-4 .oj,iti: fol
; leadei.hip is eouiiuuu fairness and
DECLARES THERE IS
NOTHING SURPRISING IN
STRICKEN REGION LQHO
SUBJECT TO EARTHQUAKES
Latest Visitation Will M
the Last of Long m
Pari, Doo. 3L-In an ltitorviow witlt
the corroipoiulont .t Uio Now York
Herald M. Cimilllo Fammarlon, the fa
nious futtrouomer and snlantlgt said:
"Thoio H, unfortunatuly, nothing sur
prising In tills disaster. U Is tho latest,
but cortnlnly not the lost of n long
erloB, for tho region which has Just
fait Uio dovustattng otfocl.i of this
onrthtiualto ha lwen noted from tho
buidiinlliK f hlstorv as ona where tho
most ftwmldirblo force of nature aro in
constant activity. Hero Is situated
Aeiim where the ancients located Yul-
Icsu'h smithy: VmuvIus. whloli re
awakened lu 7!) A. D, after centuries
lot Iramnililty, and destroyed llurciiliin-
eiim and Pompeii und Strambol.
"In all probabillt) volcanic agency
is nn iMJiislble for tlii ltueat torrlble
'-itaxti-ophe, though to nsk for a gen
eral explanation of the cause of anrth-
, qiiakf- is rathei ilk,, asking for tho
f iiorni lanse of si tins nccldonts that
1 happen dally thrmr .out tho worul.
,Theiear sd umn t aiihh that oach In-
ear(n(Utt':e In li... cnlghborhood to n
"As you knew, a Kieat perc.entaiie of
the uMvrter which ciie from n vol
can. 1 steam, (teiie-rated In subterran
ean regions Hiul heated to luilmngtti
able temiierature Irom walor thai tll
teis in I '-rough the ocean bed or Is o;
In through Its Midden mibtddence. This
Is probably what happened in the pros
ent rase: the Inrilt union of wa'.or.
elthw gradual or uddi u, has resultod
in an aceumulutinn o ateam, for
which the natural urn lets, Aetna, Vesu
vius and Stronil) I. aie Insufficient, and
the earth crust Ii.ih yielded to Ita fear
ful preesiire 'I "i- fail ttint since tie
most M'hi,i lm li ii etna and Vesu
vius haii in . ii j in. m i nt strongtbuns
that Iim I, - i' em iht) uake per -
miu ' ile ! i1 ii M ' to eneatie."
MRS. MAINS COLLAPSES.
Illy Assoclausd Tress )
Plus. Ing. N Y Dee. 31 -Mrs (len
erul IIhii.s collapsttd thbt morning while
tesi1fing In defense of her sou Later
be resumed her testimony.
a' i 1 1 1 to treat frieud and foe will)
"Organisation of individuals Is sot
new, nvn sot using th state ns an
o-gaiilsation of Indlvl.lukls Mamla
rlna niake those of lower .-at
iuam; thru tb on wbo kinx-ked his
head against dirt goes fo th io s- k
one still beneath blui. Amerlcauism
Is oppoHod to caatv. and I am au
"1 p i i, 'ai oihi lals lobbying on
i t'.i II i i ' I'e '. .-Ulatlvo bodies
all I uln , Hie in li v Opposition to
' ,.. ..e . n; inin i hiialnes of leg-
1 i i. .inn. in .,iie I,"., i i,i bad.
'A 1''" ottlclal nbu 'hsm liu-n .,i.
ml.l-ii.l b) the ieoj,i- i.i civ for
Oklahoma affalm Is entitled tu a
ritbiectful hearing on :,u topic of
gene-al Int. iet However if he be
woilli In-iiriiig It villi In i oiisldere.l
a ul, am. i l all t. jden.l anv niee'
in," aid ainfi am niiueai he niuv
(Continued en Paae 8.