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VINITA DAILY CHIEFTAIN.
VOL XIV. NO. 17:2. VINITA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1912. FIVE CENTS PER COP"i PARTY MAJORITY IS Democrats Have 80 Seats in House And 36 In the Senate Two Are Doubtful. Of the ninetyuine members of UK lower house of the Oklahoma legis lature elected oa November 5, eighty are democrats, seventeen are republi cans, and one place is in doubt. That is here in the First district of Okla homa county, where E. L. Shelton of Moody, democrat, is contesting the election with Charles H. Deford of Jones Cily. republican, on account of the alleged illegal negro votes cast for the latter. In the senate, thirty-six members are democratic, sven are republicans one place is yet in doubt; in district 16, where the unofficial figures have not decided between E. J. Warner, republican, and M. B. Corley. demo crat, i Following are the members: Oklahoma State Senators. District 1. George L. Aycock (dem.) Texhoma. District 2 B. L. Mitchell (dem.), Cheyenne; R. E. Echols (dem.), Elk City (holdover). District 3 William A. Briggs (rep.), Woodward, (holdover). District 4 J. L. Carpenter (dem.), Mangum. District Guy P. Horton (dem.), Altus, (holdover). District C James la. Austin New Cordell. District i J. V. McClintic (dem.). (dem.), Snyder, (unexpired term); J. W. Me Cully (rep.), Helena, (holdover). District 8 -Eugene AVatrous (rep.), Biiid. District !).. E. Curran dep.), Blackwell; William R. Dutton (rep.), Foraker, (holdover). District lOGeorg? A. Waters Idem.), Pawnee. District 11 Joseph J. Jones (rep. I. Sapulpa (holdover). k District 12 John H. Buford (rep.i. Gnthrie. District Charles F. Barrett (dem.), Shawnee: C. L. Edmonson - (dem.), Chandler. District 14 T. F. MCiMechan (dem., Oklahoma City, (holdover): Ben Wil son (dem.). Yukon. District 15 George W. Barefoot (dem.), Chickasha, (holdover); John 0. Pugh idem.;, Anadarko. District 16 E. J. Warner (rep.), Watonga), (doubtful); M. B. Corley. Geory, democratic candidate. District 17 F. W. Andrews (dem.), Waurika. (holdover) ; J. Elmer Thomas (dem.), Lawton. District 18 C. B. Kendrick (dem.). Davis; Fred E. Tucker (dem.), Ard more. District 19 Ben Franklin (dem.), Purcell; J. B. Thompson (dem.i, Pauls Valley, (holdover.) District 20 T. F. Memminger (deni.l, Atoka, (holdover); J. T. Mc intosh (dein.), Durant. District 21 E. T. Sorrels Milton (holdover). District 22 C. W. Board Okemah. District 2:! Reuben M. (dem.), Ada, (holdover). District 24 W. C. McAleste; (dem.i (dem. ) Roddi; (dem.), Hugo. District 26 W, K. Redwine (dem.t. M- Alester, (holdover). District 26 C. C. Shaw (dem.), Mill Creek. District 27 Sid Garrett, (dem.). Fort Gibson, (holdover): Campbell Russell, (dem.), Warner. District 28 M. S. Hlasslngame Idem.). Sallisaw. District 29 C. K. Harlan (dem.), Welch. District 30 (ieorge W. Fields (dt'in.), Urove. District 31 A. F. Vandeventer (dem.), Bartlesvllle (holdover). District 32 James H. Sutherlin (dem.), Wagoner. District 33 Gid Graham (dem.), Ca toosa (holdover). Oklahoma State Representatives. Adair county T. L. Rider (dem.). Stilwell. Alfalfa county Charles I hurst (rep.), Cherokee. Atoka county I. I.. Cook Par- (dem.) Atoka. Beaver and Harper counties R. Rutherford (dem.), Gates. is Beckham county H. V Joseph (dem.), Doxey. Blaine county W. R. Kelley (dem) Watonga (uncertain). Bryan county (2) W. A. dem.). Durant. and R. R. Durant Halsell OVERWHELMING (dem.), C uleru. Caddo county (2)- -H. N. Christian (dem.), Ixx)keba, and Th-eodore Pruitt (dem.), Anadarko. Canudian county (dem.), Yukon. Carter county -R. J. Thompson V T. Rexroat (dem.), Ardmore. Cherokee county Huston B. Tee- hee (dem.), Tahlequah. Choctaw county T. W. Hunter (dem.), Hugo. Cimarron and Texas counties W. L. Sharp Searcy Roberts (dem.), Texhoma. Cleveland county N. E. (dem.), Norman. Coal county George T. (dem.), Coalgate. Comanche county 12) J. M. Hayues (dem.), and J. Roy Williams (dem.), both of Law ton. Craig county Pete Coyne (dem.), Estella. Creek county H. H. Sherman (rep.), Mansford. Custer county W. S. Hearing (dem.), Thomas. Delaware county Howell Sni-th (dem.), Putnam. Ellis county E. P. Rose (rep.i, Catesby. Garfield county (2) George M. Dfcf ney (rep.), Enid and C. C. Childers (dem.), Covington. Garvin county (2) Joe A. Edwards (dem.), Stratford, and W. B. M. Mit chell (dem.), Pauls Valley. Grady county (2) J. T. Browu (dem.), Tuttle, and A. S. Riddle (dem.) Chickasha. Grant county O. L. Cuminlnga (dem.), Granite. Harmon county H. L. Rusael! (dem.), Reed. Harper county is a district with Beaver, the representative is listed above. Haskell county H. M. Moore (dem.) Kinta. Hughes county J. B. Griggs (dem.i, Yeager. Jackson county R. J. Morgan (dem.), Altus. Jefferson county A. McCiorey j (dem.), Cornish. Johnson county A. A. Veach (dem.) Mill Creek. Kay county (2) C. L. Pinkuam (dem.), Newkirk. and W. C. Bauta (rep.), Kaw. Kingfisher county George I.. King (rep.), Kingfisher. Kiowa county (2) Leonard Lewis (dem.). Hobart, and W. G. Woodward (dem.), Snide". Latimer county Cliff V. Pe?ry (dem.), Wilburton. LeFlore county (2) T. J. McMano.. (dem.), Milton, and J. Spreugler (dem.), Poteau. Lincoln county (2) Fred B. Hoyt (rep.), Chandler, and John B. (Chartes (rep.), Stroud. Logan county (2) Walter H. Math ews (dem.), Chandler, and John H MeGuiiv ire).l, Guthrie. Love county W. H. Brooks (dem.). Marietta. McClain county E. E. Glasco idem.) Ptrtwell. McCurtain county (2) W. S. Davis (dem.),, Eagleton and Tom G. Taylor (dem.), Idabel. Mcintosh county R. H. Berry (dem.), Checotah. Major county W. T. Ruby uen I, Isabella. Marshall county C. H. Thonus (dem.), Willis. Mayes county Gideon Morgan (dem.), Tip. Murray couuty Charles D. BtBaniH (dem.), Sulphur. Muskogee county (3) J. H. Maxcy (dem.), J. E. Wyand (dem.), and Wni. O. Can- (dem.), all of Muskogee. Noble county E. T. Testerman (rep.), Morrison. Nowata county W, A. Chase (dem.), Nowata. Okfuskee county (2) George D, Ilarvison (dem.), Okpraah and W. H. Case (dem.). Paden. Oklahoma county (6)- Fourth dis trict, Hubert L. Bolen (dem.), Okla homa City; Fifth district, D. B. Welty (dem.). Oklahoma City; Third dis trict, John II. Wright (dem.), Okla homa City; Second district, Hugh A. Randall (dem ), Harrah. There is a contest in the first district, where E. E. Shelton (dem.), of Edmond, was beaten by a slight margin on the un official returns by Charles H. DeFord (rep ), of Jones City, and is contest ing, with the probabilities of the dem ocrat beaten seated. Okmulgee county J. J. Deaner (rep.), Okmulgee. s Osage county (2) Charles B. Peters (dem.), Hominy and M. V. Prentiss (rep.), Fairfax. Ottawa county J. S. Maben ire)).), Miami. Pawnee county Stanley C. Edmeis ter (rep.), Cleveland. Payne county J. W. Reece (dem ). Stillwater. Pittsburg county (3) R. S. Bond STATE NEWS IN BRIEF Luther Harrison, former chief of the ' Democratic press bureau, is publishing "The Maverick," a newspaper at Hold- enville. An order involving considerable work on the Rock Island tracks be ! tween Ardmore and Durwood will be heard by the corporation commission November 27. The committee on elections named under a resolution of the last demo- cratlc state convention, has been called to meet in Oklahoma City today, The committee will draft a bill amend- ing the election laws. j If applications for space on the Ok- lahoma inaugural train continue to ar- rive as during the last few days, it will require two or three sections to accommodate the travelers who want to see President-Elect Wilson inaugu-1 rated. Papers were Hied with Secretary of State Harrison Saturday by the Mus-'with kogee Electric Traction company in creasing its capital stock from $300,- days in Muskogee. Charley Haskell 000 to $500,000 and authorizing an had not arrived, and Pleasant Por execution of a mortgage to secure a ter wore moccasins. The only loafing $5,000,000 bond issue. 'places were street corners, or under Giles W. Farris, state printer, in the trees along the Arkansas river, an open letter takes exception to that Muskogee was uncivilized, wild and portion of Governor truces annual message to the legislature which urges that the state printing department be abolished and the work be given over to the state board of affairs. The supreme court has reamrnied'a former decision to the appeal of J. W. McNeal of Guthrie from the action of the state board o fequallzation in rais- ine the total 1911 assessment, as re- turned by the counties, a total of about $300,000,000. The court held this raise was constitutional. That the legislature is sole judge of the qualifications o fits own members and is not bound by the returns of the election was the holding of Attorney General West in a recent opinion. In another opinion It is held that town- As a civilizing influence, however, ship funds cannot be expended for the "Katy" was most effective by rca repair or maintenance of bridges not son 0f its bringing together men of under the control of township officers. classes to smoke and talk on its An order has been issued by the cor- j wide verandas or in its little grassy poration commission requiring the parks when the hot days came to an Frisco railroad company to change to 0nd and the cool breeze came fanning Park Hill the name of the station now northward from the south. By corn called Robs. The former name is that 'mon agreement overybody stacked by which It was known for three-quar-'arms at tin shour. There was no ters of a century. Ross is in the Cher- 'nearby brush or jungles into which okee nation and was named in honor Jone raigh escape If shooting began, of a descendant of the first chief of the so it was declared bad form to appear Cherokees. To Teachers And Barents. Children are fond of animals, and by no other means can kindness be so thoroughly inculcated in them as by humane t...aehimr "I find It th- best kind of discipline, and worth any amount of effort," writes an uble teacher after two years trial. Such is the uniform testimony of those who teach kindness to animals. Wo anneal tn all educators of vouth a class whose power and responsibil ity are greater than that of any other, to adopt at once this beneficient in struction, to teach children that ani mals have rights which they should respect, that cruelty is contemptible, and that justice, mercy and compns slon are the noblest of all virtues. Why He Shot Max. Dan Tittle requests us to sav the reason he shot "Old Max.' white bull dog, belonging to Mix. twit the W:l- son, was because he got in. his Iionse lot and chased his horses, and on an other occasion chased his wif into the house and that the dog was !n ;he city limits when he attacked his hog and was in the city limits whe.i be killed him and that he had notified the owners of the dog about hs actions, and that he considered him a dam; r ous dog to run at large. from as far north as Vinita and from (dem.). E. ,J. Hill idem.), and S. F. as far south as Red river young, un Whitman (dem.), all of McAlester. sophisticated mevericks; old stub- Pontontoc count John P. Craw- horn lighters; long, rangy "yellow ford (dem.). Ada. backs" with their hides full of cactus Pottawatomie county (3) James T. spine, with here and there a thor Farrall (dem.), Tecumseh; Harvey H. oughbred, always in fear of boophil- Smith (dem.), and T. O. Toner (dem.), both of Shawnee. Pushmataha county 11. S. I'. (Stump) Ashby (dem.), Antlers. Roger Mills county Thomas Joyner (dem.i, Dempsey. Rogers county - Archibald (dem.), Claremore. Bonds Seminole county (dem.), Seminole. Sequoyah county (dem.), Sallisaw. Stephens county (dem.), Duncan. W. Bishop -Wm. L. Curti -O. M. Morris OLD AN MARKS 10 BE REMOVED "In order to accommodate Its rap- idly increasing passenger buisness in Muskogee, the 'Katy' is going to close Idown its hotel here." News item in a Muskogee newspaper, Brush that tear from your eye, Colonel Tom Needles, even though you were way back in Illinois when you read that bit of news. The passing of the "Katy" hotel is far more than a dollars and cents transaction. It sweeps the heartstrings of many an old timer. Skyscrapers mfcy come and skyscrapers may go, but none of them will ever grip the old boys and the young boys as did the "Katy." When that, hostelry was built, Indian territory was a howling wilderness. Clarence Douglass carried a tomahawk in his belt and ate his meat raw. Homer Spaulding WOJW his hair i braid- like Queenie and painted his face. J. George Wright suffered dyspepsia, due to. the strange bills of fare he encountered In those .woolly The building of tha Katy had a beneficient. civilizing effect though- out Indian territory It introduced the j habit of bathing Inside a room, In- stead of in the creek, and taught the natives the delights of ordering ."chuck" from a printed bill of fare, Gradually, the "sofky" Jar disappeared fro mthe home of peasant as well aR aristocrat, and porterhouse streak aud 'angel food were no longer strange to jthe palates of the gentlemen who ( wore six-shooters and high-heeled boots at social functions. About that time the spike-tailed coat appeared in Indian territory, probably for the first ' time at the "Katy." at these evening gatherings in a hos' .tile mood and weighed down with blue steel. The "Katy" undoubtedely had 'much to do with making it unpopular 'to "tote" guns at Muskogee. I Dear old "Katy," what delightful 1 memories hover round you: it was wo,ln wn" 10 ue "J ""cner wheI1 such champions as Colonel Tom Needles and Judge Thomas, filled with the amiableness of having dined well, !DeSan drawing the long bow. What romances, what tragedies, what come- dles were unfolded day after day and year after year. How smoothly and pleasurably the world spun round in those days. None of us had the fever and the fret of thes--? later times, be set as we are by the initiative and referendum, the recall of judges the high cost of living and fear of the deadly microbe in the things we drink and eat. I am quite confident that Colonel Bill Zevely, single-handed and undismayed, would have tackled any microbe with his hare teeth and never once thought of sending for the doc tor. The Grand river dam, even then, was a splendid dream, soon to make millionaires of every man, woman and child in Muskogee. Colonel Holden at Fort Gibson vwas in his prime, and making fresh historical discoveries every day. The little grassy lawn on the south side of the Katy was a rich, perennial pasture with grazing for everybody us annulaius, etc. The Katy supplied free water, and the rang;1 was good. The boys drifted In from every trail, and threw intogether for a good time. This was tbe appointed place, the, rendezvous, as it were, for all manner of conspiracies of lov a noble game of po' and war. Many poker had its very i grassy lawn as the ofctly down with its many a quart, my and uncorked next ?sult of Violent reso-ond-the-motio.n" that beginnings o nthis gl moonlight came sofei witcheries. And lads, lay empty morning as the r intious and "1 -sci found tangible expression at that trysting place. The charm of other days, tlio.se line, big days, when the "Katy" was In her prime, and all the young boys and all the old hoys gathered there to trans act such business as befitted the oc casion! "There's a change in the things that we knew. Ben Bolt; they have changed from the old to the new." Horace Greeley, Jr. An Old School Story. Today the Jefferson school is one of the most orderly In the city. The children don't fight as they used to; they don't stone cats, or tie tin palls to the talis of dogs, or molest the sons of the Flowery Kingdom. And why? Because every school child down that way, as soon as he Is ol denough to write his name, Is made a member of the army for the prevention of all the old evils, and no blu-frocked brass-buttoned guard !m of the peace could over have done a half of the!, ig00(1 tI)at tneae chiI4fn have accom pltshed. For four years the principal has been organizing the pupils of all various classes Into Bands of Mercy, and now every child seems proud of his enrollment. There are about 3.r0 members. Morgan Company at the Grand. The Morgan Stock company opend at the Grand last night for a week's engagement. This company carries a band and orchestra and twenty-live people with a long list of strong plays. The opening bill was "A. Southern Rose," and Manager Myers says this is one of the very best companies that has played here this season. Tonight fhey will he seen In one of their best bills, entitled, "An American Girl." Their splendid eight piece OTCbMtra will play between the acts. Children We Need Your Help. Boys and girls as well as adults should co-operate with their police commissioners by trying to keep the streets free from broken glass and rusty nails, also from papers or refuse of any kind. There is an ordinance in almost every city against this mis demeanor which is punishable by tfr rest and fine. The Oklahoma Geological Survey at Norman has just issued a report on the lead and zinc deposits of the state. This report contains much that is of interest to those interested in Okla homa's welfare. A copy of the report will be sent free to citizens of the state on receipt of 4 cents postage. Those desiring a copy should address :D. W. Ohern, Director, Norman. Okla. Men's and Women's Sweater Coats in all the newest models, all colors and color y combinations One-Third Underpriced The entire sample of the Columbia Knitting Mills, 654 Broadway, New York. All sizes from 33s to 44s Men's and Women's $7.50 Swdler Coats $5.00 Men's and Women's 6.00 weater Coats 4.00 Men's and Women's 5.00 Stealer Coats 3,33 Men's and Women's 4.50 Sweater-Coats 3.00 Men's and Women's 4.00 Sweater Coats - 2.67 Men's and Women's 3.50 Sweater Coats 2.34 Men's and Women's 3.00 Sweater Coats 2.00 Men's and Women's 2.50 Sweater Coats 1.67 Men's and Women's 1.50 Sweater Coats --- - - 1.00 Men's and Women's 1.00 Sweater Coats 67c Trimmed Hats One-Third Off WE WOVE WANTS HUSBAND 10 TELL ALL Alleged Oklahoma Absconder's Wife Tires of His Being "The Dog." Guthrie, Okla., Nov. 17. "I am tired of Will being the- 'dog,' and I want him to tell everything he knows," is the statement made today by Mrs. Will R. Mcllrinc, whose husband recently returned to Guthrie, following an ab sence of nineteen months In the east, an dabroad, an alleged absconder as assistant auditor of Oklahoma under State) Auditor M. B. Trapp and Leo. Meyer. MeBrine is iu custody of Sher iff Bart Murphy of Guthrie, who has carried two warrants for him for tigh teen raoQths. MeBrlne's alleged stortage is placed at $40,000 of state funds. Attorney Gen eral West, who Is in possession of Ifc Ilrlne's story, had another recent con ference with MeBrine here, and Is busy, it is said, getting corroborating evidence against McBrlne's alleged ac complices. District Court Convenes. District court convened this morn ing with Judge Davis on the bench. The morning session was taken up with the getting of the criminal doc ket. The civil docket will be set to morrow afternoon. Wednesday the jury will be called. After the setting of the criminal docket this morning the case against , George Gibson was called and dismiss ed. The case against Elgin Wilson, was called and received a like fate. D. M. Mayes was sentenced to rerve one year In the reform school. This ended the morning session, which ad journed until 1 p. m. Thanksgiving Operetta. The Thanksgiving Operetta Is pro- grossing splendidly and proves to be the best and prettiesV local talent show- ever given in Vinita. ISIaborate cos tumes are ordered from Liben & Sons Co., of Kansas City. The operetta will be given with full dramatic scenic ef fect. Rehearsals every evening1 at seve.i o'clock, except Wednesday. On Wednesday rehearsals will be held at four o'clock at the opera house. NEXT WEEK