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Weather Foreeait: Tonight and Friday,
Louisiana Purchase Exposition i
cated Mid a Glittering Disnlav of
Pomp and Power-A Spectacle That
Thrilled Countless Thousands
(By Aasoctntod Prose
St. Louis, Mo., April 30. The rites
which present the Louisiana Purchase
exposition to the world wore perform
ed In tho liberal arts building today
with all Uio dignity and splendor be
fitting such an occasion. A parado of
1 1 nno soldiers down Llndoll boulevard
towards tho fair grounds formed a
brilliant prelude to the coromony of
dedication. Tills proludo over, sixty
thousand people crowded Into tho big
auditorium whoro. in tho presence of
the official representatives of all civ
ilized nations o? the world, the words
of dedication were spoken by tho presi
dent of tho United States. As the last
syllable fell from tho speaker lips,
and the dedication of one of the
world'3 greatest fairs was completed,
sixty thousand voices rose In a bass
note of applause.
President Roosevelt, ex-Prosldont
Cleveland, and an Imposing cortfpany
of diplomats, governors, senators, con
gressional representatives, government
officials, and representatives of tho
exposition camo direct to tho build
ing from lunch which whb served In
tents on tho grounds.
Grouping of the Picture.
President Roosevelt, former Presi
dent Cloveland, President Francis of
the Exposition company, President
t'a. ter of the World's fair commission,
members of the cabinet and supreme
conn took seats in the center of the
platform. At tho president's right sat
the visiting diplomats, a distinguished
looking contingent' that attracted
much attention. In this section, also,
were other distinguished foreigners
and reprosontativos of the state do
part mont at Washington, headed by
Assistant Socrotary of State Loomls.
To the left of tho prosldont sat the
Joint delegation of senators and rep
resentatives representing congress,
foreign commissioners to tho fair, Gen
era) MIIoh, Adjutant General Corbln,
and General John C. Datos, with many
other scarcoly loss distinguished. 'The
two front sections of the auditorium
m occupied by the governors of
states and their staffs. National World
Fair commissioner, United States
government board. United States sen
ators and congressmen who were not
members of the congressional joint
delegation, and other notablo guests.
Across the alslo was a brilliantly
gowned assemblage of women, Includ
ing the wives or guests of men con
nected with the ceremonies, and boards
of la'b managers.
Hoi Pollol Takes Back Seats.
Back of these rose tlor on tier thou-
sands commonly Bpoken of as the "gen- i mats and other visitors who have at
eral public," Those in ths rear oftalned celebrity. The line of march
this contingent had difficulty In hear-1 was west oh Lindell boulevard from
mg the 8ptaker. for the hall is a
long one, and mile of banting and 'along the main drive of Foret park Jumped his appearance bond In Jus
flags exhibiting .he mingled colors of j to the entrance to the exposition ,lc DeGroff's court. A charge of rape
Spain France and the United States , grounds, where the column halted andhaB been preferred against him and
Impaired the acoustic properties of the stood at rest while the president and the case wll be heard May S
building Although many oould not distinguished gutwtc alighted from' The trial of Dr D V. Hanankrau,
hear all could see, and the rear guard
cheered tlte appearance of tle weak'
ers as heartily as the more fortunate
one- did their words Besides Presi
dent Roost el t, other participants In
the oeremony were, Cardinal Gibbons.
Bishops B It Heodrlx and Henry C
Potter. Forrapr President Cloveland,
Thomas H. Qarte.r; president of the
day, and David R. Francis,
At tho conclusion of the speeches, 1
today being the 100th anniversary of
the signing Qf .the treaty which trans
ferred the Louisiana Purchasafrom
France to the United States a cen
tinnlal salute of 100 a'erlal guns was
The day's, demonstrations will con-J
fair; frost with Irewing tonight,
clude tonight with a display of fire
works on a magnificent scale.
Buildings Are Presented.
St. Louis, Mo., April 3QrTho as
sembly In th9 liberal arts building was
called to order at 2:26. When Presi
dent Roosevelt entered the building he
was greeted by tho choers of sixty
thousand people. After the rendition
of "Tho Hoavons Proclaiming" by a
chorus of 2,000 voices. David R. Fran
cis delivered an addroes, presenting
the buildings of the fair.
Distinctive th Mn.t ftrn.n. e
. tacle of the Day.
St. Louis, Mo., April 30. The great
minute iimauo wmou was oesigneu ,
to be distinctively tho show spectacle
of the day was held this morning and
It proved to bo all that Its promoters
could wUh and. all, that tho regular
army officers who controlled It, could
hope for. Tho sight of the marching
j thousands from tho point occupied by
Prosldont Roosevelt's stand was one
long to be remembered. For half a
milO to tho loft and for an equal dis
tance to the right tho winding column
was In complete view. The swinging
ranks rising ntul falling In perfect
tlmo were moving rapidly on, while
(lashing steel, glimmering buckles and
buttons, tossing plumes, waving ban
ners, and martial music made a pic
ture of bloom and beauty of battle, a
splendor of war Umt could not be sur
passed. The parade in all Its features
was a most Imposing Inaugural of the
coromonlos. Adjutant General Henry
C. Corbln was grand marshal, and tho
chief figure of tho parade. Tho active
work of organizing tho columns and
managing tho parade was done by
Brjgadlon General John A. Johnston,
U. S. A.; and Lieutenant Colo no! A. B.
Godwin, Ninth United States cavalry,
Corbln's chief of staff. There were
11.000 man In lino, 3,100 regulars 'awl
7,000 of tho. National guard. New York
being represented by 1,1)00 officers and
men: Illinois, 1,000; Iowa, 000; Mis
souri, 3.000; Oklahoma. 200; phlo, l.
Oklahoma In Line You Beti
At Che head of the parade rode a
dotachm&nt of local police under Chief,
of Police Matthew Klolly, and behind
r.i came a long string ot carriages
containing tho distinguished guests.
In tho first carriage were President
Roosevelt and ex-President Cleveland
and President Francis Behind them
came members ot the cabinet dlnlo-
its Intersection with Grand
nwue, '
their earriaife sad took their 1uar
ujMMi the i-attowijig stand Governor '
Doekery of Missouri, and his staff pre-
ceded the Fourth brigade of National '
guard, which was composed of Mis-'
sourl troops under Brigadier General
H. O. Qlark- It was made up of tho!c
First Missouri, Colonel C. A. Sinclair;
Second Missouri, Colonel Harry MItoh
ell: Third Missouri. Colonel Cusll
Letchman; Fourth Missouri. Colonel
William Strlngfellow. Then came
Iova, headed by Governor Cummins
and staff. Governor Bailey of Kansas
and his staff followed Iowa, Then
camo Colorado and Utah, and last of
all came a battalion of Infantry from
Oklahoma, commanded by Major Chas,
warmer Friday
G. West As soon as the parade had
passed President Roosevelt re-entered
his carriage and was driven rapidly
to a tent erected near the liberal arts
building where he tooKlnncheon and
remained until It was time for him to
attonfl the dedication ceremonies
ptoper. -. .
Oklahomans Were
Sans Over-
The weather was the only disap
pointing factor of the day. The troops
mobilised early In a sprinkle of rain
and marched In a temperature close
to tho froeilng point. For a few mo
ments snow fell. lu tho grand stand
' ",on ,n lc'r ueavy overcoats shiver-
ed' wh" wonlQU' garbed in elegant.
(but Inadequate, laces suffored much
nioro severely. Mrs. O'Dell. wife of
the covernor of New Ynrlf
Mrs. .las.
L. Ulalr, prosldont o the board of lady
managers, and a number of others
found rollof In thick army blankets
furnished by Captain La rl more of the
First Missouri Tho iicene took on
the appearance of an encampment of
Indians In December.
By Associated Press.1
Frankfort, Ky., April 3u. The Jury
in the case of James Howard, on trial
for the murder ot William Goebel. to
day fouud the defendant guilty and
fixed the punishment at life Imprison
ment Earlier In lite day the Jury re
ported a disagreement but the Judge
ordered them to return to their room
for further deliberation.
Non-Union Workmen
Terrorized by Strikers
(By Associated Press.)
Chicago, III., April 30. Effective
picketing headed off an alleged effort
on the part of the management of the j lnnls HopKlns. industrial commls
Deering Harvester works to Introduce "'oner. Is in receipt of a communlca
nearly 160 workmen lntq, the twine de-!tlon from the manager of the large
partmont o the plant just alter dawn
today. When tho men appeared bo
fore 5 o'clock prepared to go to work
they were met outside the plant by a
delegation ot strikers and turned
away. There was no trouble at ther,e aa& nilght possibly loonte here.
other plants.
Sheriff Carpenter Brtrujs Prisoner
From Purcel) For Trial
8heriff Carpenter returned today
from Purcell, I T , where be went yee-
terday to capture Jelf Organ who
charged with subornation at nariurv
1 being heard in the Justice coeut this
- E- Billlngsley and J. C. Robb Now
Own Controlling Interest
F II. Thwlng ot Oklahoma City, has
disposed of his holdings In the Okla.
homa Sanitarium company to Charles
E. Billlngsley of this qlty and J. C.
Robb of Kingfisher. Mr. Thwlng had
been manager of the company and
owned two-fifths o the capital stoek
of ? 50,000. Ho will move next month
to Kansas City, where i-he has large
property Interests. J"1
Heavy Damage in
Wheat and Oats- Thought
to Have Suffered Se
yere Injury
(By Associated Prass.1 '
Sterling, Kas., April 50. Rain com
menced falling here Tuesday a ter
nooa when It turned to sleet with a
strohg north wind blowing. It com
menced to snow and the mercury
dropped below freeslng and this morn-
lug tee was half an Inch thick. Fruit
is all killed and alfalfa that was al
most ready to cut was mowed down
by t)io freeze. Wheat that had com
menced to Joint is Injured and oats Is
thought to be killed. Last night's dam
age can not bo estimated.
Reading, Kas., April 80. A cold
wave struck Reading last night, tho
temperature falling 40 degrees Rain
which had fallon during tho day turn
ed to snow, of whloh about ono Inch
folt, and toe half an Inch In thickness
formed which will probably do consltl-
eraljle unma to small fruits And
early' gardens.
Concordia Kas.. April 30. Last
night was the worst night ever experi
enced In this county so late In the
: spring. The thermometer registered I
1 24 above 7ero and the ground and
trees were frozen. Fruit of all kinds
Is killed and from appearances the
leaves will fall off the trees. Oatc Is
undoubtedly injured.
Nevada, Mo., April 30. The ther
mometer fell thirty-six degrees lu less
tnan twelve hours. Tliare was a
heavy rain here early this morning
lasting several hours, benefiting grow
ing wheat and oat crops.
Manufacturing Plant
Looks Toward Guthrie
bar. office and bank fixturos manufac
tory whoso representative was hero
recontly, stating that he had visited
several otbar cities In the territory but
was well pleased especially with dutli
He states that if the citizens will sub
scribe to stock in the business he will
i certainly come here An immense
I plant would be erected that would
employ several hundred people.
(By Associated Press.)
Portland, Ore., April lo A special
from Prank, Northwest territory, gives
the names of fifty-six victims of yen
t onlay's disaster at the mines. They
include Alex. Leitch, iporchaat, wife
and four sans; A. Clark, laborer, wife
and Ave children; G. Williams, wife'
and three children; Wm. Warrington. I
miner, wife and six children; John
Vaudiigsn, carpenter, wife and two '
eniuireq. ,
Notice to Water Concumen.
Prom now until further notloe
given water vill be pumped from the,tioner's former wife, were continued
CoUonwood river.
H. C, Barney,
Water Commissioner.
The "laughlest" yet "Old Arkan
saw," at the Brooks' Thursday night.
Are Strikers But Caig, Violate City
Statutes With impunity
Ample Exercise for
Topeka Rubbernecks
(By Associated Press.)
Topeka, Kas, April 30 One disap
pointing feature In connection with
m,.-. ... ., i n... . .. .. ...
wi lmurmuiuiiui unuronu 1. .M. u.v i
convention now being hold In ths city
is the absence of a building lnrgd
onough to entertain the crowd that de
sire tb - hoar President Roosevelt
Tleketi" for d'dmlssion to tho auditori
um, where tho president spooks Frl-
jdny night, are all secured by Y. M. C.
4. ueiognios ami ine puuuo oau oniy
block tho streets and oatch a glimpse
of the chief oxttdtlM.
i. delegates and the public onn only
Political Leaders Will Endeavor
Have Government Establish a
The recont Investigations mado by
government agents In western and
southwestern Oklahoma for tho needs
of Irrigation aystoms havo greatly In-
lorostod political leadors of both par
as, and none ntore so than Govornor
Win Ferguson and Dologato II. S. Mc-
Gulre, Oklahoma's now represontntjvo
In congress. Govornor Ferguson be
lieves ovory offort should bo used to
have the govornmunt ostnbllsh such
a system at least In southwestern Ok
lahoma. Mr.
McGuIro declares that, next to,
statehood. Irrigation shall receive his Texas, ohfjjr In Mny an dw'U arrive In.
attontlon while in congress. "I have I GuUirjt?, Friday. May 8th. The even
been much Interested !n Uie announce-1 lag aDn$flWVlll be given on th g
ment," he says, "that the engineers otjernment'aor
the reclamation service are now mak
ing investlgattor.s in western Oklaho
ma. I am satisfied they will find am
ple opportunity for establishing reser
voirs and giving the farmers of Okla
homa a chance to see what can be ac
complished by Irrigation. I have
been looking up irrigation matters to
some extent, and while in Washington
I Intend to make a thorough Investi
gation, with the Idea in view of giv
ing western Oklahoma's residents a
cliance to profit by tho work being
done b ytha government.
"From what I have seen In Beaver
and Woodward counties, especially, I
am satisfied there are opportunities
there for practical -Irrigation I un
derstand ft liae been tried to some ex
tent and made successful, it can not
bo fuyy carried out, however, by prl
vato means, out the work being done
by tho United States vIII mako It pos
sible for tho Irrigation of largo land
atone to bo carried on to a successful
"It Irrigation proves successful In
these particular counties, as I believe
will Ltf tha case. I see no reason why
other counties In western Oklahoma
may not secure the benefits from the
Irrigation plan I am anxious to hoc!
it tried, and unquestionably it will1
solve h farming problem in counties
now ile-oted .solely to graina pm
pose. At certain seasons of thi- vent
all over the territory, thcr 1 (-noujtli
rainfall to fill many law- u-nerolM
The question then is to toplonish th
supply If It can be do:., by the usu
of water It. mi cutis, there will Ik
practically noilnnn In the wav to ac
complish what lb desired
Habeas Corpus to Recover Fro.n
Divorced Wife.
Tlij; haboas corpus proceeding in
sututed before probate Judge Good'
Jrioft iy'Altred Bland to recover )fi
daughter. Gertrude Bland, who Is now'
being held by Delia Bryan, the petl-
until May 30 The case is an Inter-
eating one as Iwth parties claim the
iOustpdjr of the girl who has been Uv
ting wltk her fajhor several yoaro,
The oily council meets this evening
By Associated Press.)
Kansas1 City, Mo., April 3 -Flf'y
waiters, men, women ami girls who
are among the 00 members of tha
Wa(tdrs OHfon ttho at strikfug for in
creased irages and recognition of their
order $e-ro arrosted todnj In differ
nt tarte of..th city for circulating
circular idWng patrons to boy
Cott their employers. Enoh ot the
(Strikers arrested has been placed In
jnu and .heJd under J36 bond Th
olrtTOfon of boycott circulars Is In
vlotatfon 6f tho city statutes Other
nrrost arc likely to follow.
j , , . ,
,San(a P Arnnje. VrtvJ
tauia ltjiuupib NOVei
Advertising Scheme
The Santa Vo has adopted a novel
scheme to ndvortlse California and the
scenes anrouto to the Pacific coast
Tho twin Is to ntn a special train
ovor tho outlro system carrying the
Coronado, "Tent city baud which will
parade the stroots of tho towns at
whlcfi, 'the; train stops and at night
will give a concert followed by a lec
ture on the beauties ot California. The
lecture Is to bo Illustrated wlthiitero
optloonvititt and will show tlioVa4
vantage Of
utuiui v,uiiiuriiiu ciues as
a 'BunimefSYpsdrt. Tho band constats
ot ubo'fjttjfi&nty-flvo pieces and is n
companpU'Jjy A A. Weiss, city pass
enger agnf: of tho Santa Fo at Cm
clnnaUwJul will dollvor tho lecture.
. rm. s.
Tho iraUV will start from Dallas
ii -
Powder Plant Explosion'
.Kills Eight Workmen
(Uy Associated Press.
HollldaysbUrQ, Pa., April 80 - Th"
plant of the Cresson Powder works,
I ten miles south, was wrecked by an.
oxplosloa trwjay. Bight workmen wore
killed und Supt. Tnggart fatally m
Stuart Robscfn Will No Longer Delight
American Audiences Save In
.' Memory.
New Yorrt, April 30. Stuart Robrfur.
the viraiv comedian, died of imji
dlgeatjp Jast night He was OS yearn
old. He had been on tho stage for r.i
year. '
Mr. Bolien was taken ill early In
March and was obliged t rest com
pletejy to? rwo week After playing
In New York and Brooklyn app-aiml
In various towns In the uppnr part of
this state A tew days aR hf waa
taken III In Auburn. New York and
was theu brought to thin cin
Tho tnterme-ut vii uake plac- u
Cohasve Mnir.. or Frida.
Governor Of Missouri Asked to 8ur
render Guthrie Man
Acting Governor lirint - la
mod a rtr -itioti ii i.i t. ertii
Drtckery of Ml-ourl for t.- -mrrend.
of i W Hi l.nwn in. i v j, ted
Outhrlf for alleged -pjli,'l in. ut mm
rnltted MfeWi 14. VM: ati.l n.r'- l
to Butletr, Mo. short I v atu-rwarda
.where b Is sow unuer arrest Sheriff
CarpestrM left thU afternoon for But
ler. , I
charter was Issned today to the
Newark OK and Gas company ot Guth
rie and Cflrryvale. Kas, with a capl-
tal stock jjjE.f 500,000. The Inoorpora
trs are. O P Hanson, Calvin T
bneuv, fW. Cathers, W. K. Dixon and
W. H. 81 kt Ghorryvale, Kas.. and
Prod W RltfBtbusoh. Emll RUtorhusc
and D. O'Meara of Guthrie
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