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TflEl GUTHRIE DAILY LEADER
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GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA TUESDAY JULY 12. 1901
Every Packing Plant in the Meat
Trust is Closed and Consumers
Will Pay For the Struggle as
(By Associated Prcass.)
Chicago, III., July 12. Over ono
thousand moat cutters at the stock
yards struck before noon and many
others followed at noon and lator lr.
tho day. There has been no disturb
ance thus far, although the pollcoJorco
At the different plants Is doubled.
While taking measures to be ready,
roinemborlng the riots during the latl
meat tie-up at the yards, the police
professed not to expect trouble for
tea dayn, Indications being, It was said.
that new men would not be put to work
In the pecking houses for that longth
of time. A rise In the price of meat.
It was said, would be the first effect of
cessation of work in the packing
houses. Stagnation marked lucat&
market, a the packers had warned
commission firms that there would bo
no buying toduy.
St. Paul, Minn., July 12. Ono thou
sand employes of the Swift plant hero
atruck today., ,
Omaha, Neb., July 12. No stock
market today on account of the strike
at the various plants in South Omaha
whem hundrecl3 of employes went out
Kansas City, Mo., July 12. Perhaps
six thousand meat cutters and em
ployes In other departments of the
packing plants of Swift, Armour, Cud
ahy, Schwarzchlld and Sulzberger, and
Fowler went out today In response to
President Donnelly's strike- order.
Most of the planta had shut down as a
result of the flood and had not resum
ed killing actively, having but littlo
stock on hand. None of the packers
hought at tho yards today; There 1
only a Bmull number of hoes at the
yards and these will be returned to the
country. No disturbance Is reported.
St. Joseph, Mo., July 12. Moro than
fhe thousand emplovoa of the Swift.
Nolson Morris and Hammond Packing
companies in South St. Joseph went on
strike at noon and the plants are all
closed. The. strikers are orderly and
finished up th'olr work before lealng.
TluJpncking companies were1 prepared
for tlio walk-out, but say at present no
attempt will be mtfdo to resume .Kill
ing. Omaha, Neb., July 12. At noon four
thousand employes of Armour, Swift,
Honors General Diaz
With Another Term
(Dy Associated Press.)
Mexico City, July 12. -The formal
-election for the president of the re
public of Mexico took place yesterday.
The electors met transacted tholr
Justness and announced the election of
Porfino Diaz ns president and llamon
Carrol as vlco president. The election
took place two weeks ago. Tho fol
lowing day the president announced
that Inasmuch as thero was no opposi
tion to himself or Mr. Carrol, they
were elected by thp people subject to
the board of electors, which met yes
terday. The electors were named last
week by the various states and met
yesterday for tho purpose of announc
lng to the republic and to tho world
that for six years Porflrio Diaz would
he president and Ramon Carrol vice
president The election was received
-with general satisfaction throughout
Cudahy and the Omaha Packing com
pany, at South Omaha, laid down their
tools, forcing out hundreds of othors
outside of the butchering and ireat cut
ting departments and tho plants are
practically shut down. .No disorder
East St, Louis, III., July 12. More
than five thousand butchers and meat
cutters at local packing housos went;
out at noon today and the plants are
idle. No demonstration was made by
the strikers, but addttlonal patrolmen
were stationed near the yards as a pro
. Chicago, III., July 12. In an Inter
view Mr. Donnelly said:
"F6r nearly two months wc diavo
been-carrylng on negotiations with the
committee of superintendents repre
senting all tho packors In order to se
cure new agreements for our membors.
The old contracts between tho unions
and companies expired on May 2S.
Since that time wo have, been work
ing without any agreement and have
tried in every way to reach a satisfac
tory agreement with tho packing in
terests, but they have hold out on ev
ery proposal wo havo submitted, refus
ing to compromise In any way. Final
ly tho men became dlsguestcd and tho
order for a general strike Is tho re
sult." The Wage Scale.
The butcher workmen at a recent
convention decided that a minimum
wage of 20 cents an hour for common
labor should oreval' ' the packing
1 centers and that tho wages of skilled
workers should be equalized In each
branch of the trade. Wage scales were
arranged by the different unions on the
basis adopted by the convention but
a number of conferences with tho
packors failed of reaching an agreo
ment. Later a proposal came from the
packers offering 17 1-2 conts an hour
for laborers and helpers to the killing,
cutting, casing and beef loading de
partments only and no consideration
was ip bo taken of tho common labor
ers and helpers In the many othor de
partments. This proposal was also re
' Jected byv the unions; and, although
' several conferences were hold, no
agreement could bo reached. Finally
It was decided by the officers of the
unions to'tuk'e a iciforendum vote uron
tho question of calling a strike to en
forco tho demands.
tho country. The el6ctlon la taken to
mean that Carrol Is to bo president
and that Diaz Is going to retire soon,
but ho will nominally bo president. In
doing this ho will bo relieved of the
arduous duties of office and will at. the
same time satisfy tho people who love
and honor him. It Is bolleved that
Governor Miguel Ahumada, of the state
of Jualisoo, will be elected as Mr. Car
ro successor as minister of the In
terior. CONFERRED WITH PRESIDENT,
(by Associated Press
Oyster Bay, July 12. Senator Fair
banks and National Chairman CorU-1-you.
who wore over ulght guests of
President Hoosevelt, loft for Now York
today. Tho conference continued un
til an early hour this morning, but no
information concerning It was obtain,
Business Men's Carnival.
A committee of three has chargo of
the arrangements for tho Buslnosa
Mens' carrlrat whloh will be held In
Guthrie next month. Many now at
tractions arc being booked and the
affair promises to furnish a lively
The territorial board of education Is
In session In the territorial superin
tendent' off Me today. " '
Committee's Status is
Made Clear by Nor
man E. Mack
(Ily Associated Pross.). ,
St. Louis, Mo., July 12. National
Committeeman Norman H. Mack, Af
Now York, sent the following message
to W. F. Sheehan of Nov York, "mdl.
lng cloar the exnet status of tho new
national committee and when It will
hold Its first regular meotlng. In order
to dispel all rumors that have arisen
regarding Hie organisation of the new
"Senator Jamo K. Jones will, un
der the Instructions given htm by the
resolution passed by tho eonrexitlon
Saturday night, call a meeting of the
national committee ns soon ns he con
fers with Judge Alton B. Parker, tho
nominee of tho party for prosldont, and
his friends, and learns from them the
date fixed for notlfjlng the nominees
of their selection by the convention.
"He will then call a meeting of liie
national committee to bo hold In Now
York city, It being Judge Parkor's wish
to meet ns many as posslblo of tho na
tional committeemen In attendance
upon the meeting. '
"It Is for this purpose that Chajr
man Jones will first consult with
Judgo Parker In ordor to mako tho
dates- of tho notification and tho nation
al committee meeting coincide, and
thus afford the candidate an opportuni
ty to moot tho mon who will lead his
campaign In the various states.
"At this meotlng tho national com
mittee will select u chairman, secre
tary, treasurer and sergeant-at-arms.
Tho committee will then tako up such
othor nmttors as may properly come
before It at that time. Tho national
commltteo will of course consult
Judge Parker and his friends befoto
organizing. . ,
Will Consult Parker's Wishes.
Atlanta, Qa., July 12. Clark Howell,
national Democratic committeeman
from Oeorgla, last night said:
"in the selection of tho national
Democratic committeemen -there
should be no room for apprehension
that the choice will not only bo satis
factory to Judge Parker, but, more
than that the committee will bo guid
ed In its action by Judge Parker's ex
pression on thti subject.
"This is tho first time in many years
perhaps evor, that tho chairman of
the' national committee has not been
choson prior to the adjournment of tho
' lintll the St, Louis convention ad
journed it was assumed that Thomas
Taggart of Indiana, was the choice of
Judge Parker and the fact that a ma
jority of the execntivo committee fa
vored htm. grow out of that current
"If it should deevlo'p that Judgo
Parker prefors somo ono also. It goes
without saylng that tho commlttoe
will l) guided accordingly nt the. meal
ing to be held lu New York.
,"Mr, Taggart had charge of Judge
K.rker'8 campaign In Indiana, and it
was partly through his efforts that tho
pivotal state wus among the first to
Instruct, lie has bean In close touch
with tho Parker movement, and no
stats k action contributed moro to tho
shaping of the verdict of the conven
tion than that of Indiana."
Receiver Files Another Suit. -
Receiver J. A. Willoughby of the
Capitol National bank today filed suit
In the district court against H. F. Burt
asslng that judgment be returned
agiliuL the defendant In the sums
Promissory note, given December 6,
1001. for l)00, on demand, Interest at
rate of G per cent: attorney's feee, f&0-
Promissory not given December 14.
15103, $050; four months and 12 per
cent interest; attorney's fees, $06.
Promissory-note given December 21,
1903, $4,400; six mouths; Interest at
rate of 8 por oent; attorneys' fees,
Promissory note given March 11,
1804, $2,975.86; tour months. Interest
at rate of 12 per cent; attorneys' feoa.
A number of men have been employ
odto'cut down-the weeds about town.
Are Trying to Cajole
(By Associated Press.)
St. Louis, Mo., July 12. Af.'or thrco
conferences hold Saturday night by
mombers at tho executive committee
of tho People' party with promlnont
Bryan Doniocrnts who arc dissatisfied
not sc much with tho platform us with
tho presidential nomination by the
Democratic national convention, It linn
been decided to call a national confer
ence by Bryan 7jmooratlc loaders
within the next thirty days, to decide
on some line of action during tho com
This statement is given to the As
sociated Press on the authority of Geo.
F. Washburn of Boston, national treas-
m or of the People's party, who, with
seoral members of tho national ex
ecutive committee ot that party has
been in St. Louis attending tho Demo
cratic national convention. Mr. Wash
burn, when asked to dtvulgo the names
of some ot his associates in tho con
ference, declined to mako them known.
Tho extent of the movomont and the
names of those engaged in It, he said,
would he mado public when tho call
for tho national conference was Issued,
und their prominence, he ndded, would
be a surprise. A number of those pres
ent in the confeience, Mr, Washburn
said, were MisBourians, whllo othors
vero from Parker's own state.
Commenting on Judgo Parker's nom
ination Mr. Washburn said:
. "Next to Cleveland, tho Populists
most desired the nomination of Parker.
His nomination emphasizes tho parting
of the wajs of tho allied forces, and
will help Immensely to rostbro tho
Populist party to Its former strength.
Lincoln, Neb., July 12. William J
Bryan returned to his home from St.
Louis today. Ho was recolved by his
family and a large number of trleHUB.
but the reception was very quIoL It
was decided that, on account of
Bryan's exhausted condition, he would
prefer to come quietly.
FARMERS' INSTITUTE DATEC.
Will Be Held Earlier This Year Than
Socirctary Thoburn of the territorial
board ot nxrloulturo today onnouncod
the dates lor farmers Institutes to bo
held in the following counties:
Pottawntomio county, nt Tocunuieh..
Friday and Saturday, August 12 and 13.
Lincoln county, at Chandler. Tues
day and Wednosday, August 9 and 10.
' Caddo county, at Anadarko, Friday
and Saturday, August 19 and 20.
Farmers' Instlti tos In tho rospoctlvo
counties will be hold at earlier dates
than those of Inst ytar as 1b shown by
the first announcement of dates. There
Jb a reason for this when It Is known
"that a lull oxt8tB In work upon 'th
farms during the lattor part of August
and the board of agriculture seeing tho
necessity for a mora hearty oo-cnera
Mon on the part of those to be luter
estod In Its work Iffive taken advant
age of the opportunity and hop etliat
the attendance at these meetings, ai
ranged ns lliey have been when r great
amount of twuieflt may be derived, wll1
be irrxe and that much interest be
(By Associated Press.)
Topeka, Kac, July it. It is stated
here today that the boUertnaxers on
the ent're SaDta Fe system are to be
called out on sympathy strike July 15
to aid machinists now out. No definite
Information was obtainable.
F. K. Brooke will leave twon to join
his family in Ohio, spending; a short
time with them, after which he will
HO East nnd put in his tlms In various
Unas of churoh work until after the
session of the general convention. He
will not return to Guthrie until In
M. White, contractor, will build cis
terns at forty-five cents per barrel, of
.00 barrels capacity and up. For
prices on leas than 100 bbs. see me, at
Santa Fo House.'
State Auditors Books Fail to Show
Credit for Alleged Remittances
From Seven Counties-Authorities
(By Associated Press.
Topeka, Kas., July 12. It has been
dlscovored b ytho stale nudltor's books
that seen counties nro not credltod
with having mado any payments on
tholr 1903 Etntr taxes. Theso countlos
nro Bourbon, Geary, Johnson, Labotto,
Lyon, Miami nnd Smith. Tho law
Queen Sues Her
f or Damages
Joplln, Mo., July 12. A damage suit
has been filed for Miss Maude McGcc
against Joseph IL Weyland and Mrs.
Hntttc Woyland, his wife, In which the
plaintiff asks for ?M,000 damages.
This suit grows out of an encounter
between Mr3. Weyland and Miss Mc
Gee just before tho Joplln carnival
more than a month ngo. Miss McGoo
had been elected queen of the carnival nomlnatod tho followlag
and had appointed Mrs. Wpyland n"'.
ono oi r.or maius ana mon rt.-vujn.-u nig
On the uight of May 27 Mrs. Wey
land and Miss McGoo met In tho lodgo
room of tho Pyramids. The queen
elect was knockod down, kicked and
scratched, and It Is now alleged sho
wu ts;rnally Injured.
rhore wus talk of a damage suit ut
the tfmo, but tho matter had dragged
along until this wook, when tho Woy
lands bogan making preparations for
loavlng Joplln. It Is rumored that Mr.
Woyland has sold hlo drug storo and
will depart shortly for California.
Destroy Both Boll Weevil and Texas
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, D. C, July 12. The oi
fecttvaness ot tha Guatemalan ants In
checking tlio rut ages of tho boll wee
vil in the cotton field has boon tostod
by Mr. Cook, export of the department
of ngrlouUuro, In a telegram to Secre
tary WUtfn today, announced the
ants promptly destroyed the weevil
and the Texas red auto an well. The
telegram whloh was tho subject of
great satisfaction to lwth Secretary
Wilson and Dr Galloway, chief of the
bureau of plant Industry, Is dated Vic
torla, Texas, a: i ia as louowa: tno ,rillU ilttiM u. ietrin.-! and
"Aftei four weeks of captivity andthal lho gov-nii..r-iii should dm..- . .
of sugar diet the Guatemalan dntj 1IovvtI (0,y floul ,n .nt ,,f ,
piomptly destroyed the Texas boll w---1 g,n.rntlji
vil; also the Texas red onto, the haru-
ful species with which It was tliougli
they might resemble."
(uy Associated frees.) j
Che Foo, July 15. It is reported that
Ive Russian cruisers and seveial tor
pedo hoata left Port Arthur Saturday
j morning last ar.U iaii4 uie enemy's
' position on the east coast, returaing
undamaged In the evening. It Is be
lievwuahey eneeuuterod. Togo' 8hJpi
and were forced to return. Terrific ex
plootons werr heard at Port Arthur
Tokfo, July 12. Admiral Togo re-
I ports tUt at mldntght. July 11, tor-
states that remltUinco must bo made
hi January nnd July, but these counties
made none Inst January. Tho county
treasurer of Lyon county says he re
mitted 73 por cent of Lyon county's
state taxes In January, but It docs not
shott on the state auditor's books Tho
stato accountant Is Investigating tho.
pedo boats approached the boom which
blocks the untranco to Port Arthur har
bor nn dattackod tho guardshlp Diana
with torpedoes. Tho result has not
boon ascertained. The Japanese boats
St Petersburg, July 12. Colonel
Nuvlteky of tho general staff Bays
"The result of the loss of Kal Chou
will probably bo tho evacuation of Now
Chwang. Kuropatkln's position In
more difficult than that which con
fronted Lord Roberts In South Africa."
BEAVER COUNTY DEMOCRATS.
Nominate County Ticket and Elect
Delegates to Oklahoma City
Special to Dally Loader.
Beaver, Okla., July 12. Beavor
rnnntv nnmnnrntn In rnnvnnilnn ft-
-U. H, Loopbour-
County Clerk U. C. Hood.
Sheriff W. A. Naylor.
Probnte Judge H. D. Mccso.
Register of Deeds F. P. Madison
Treasurer F. p. Nelll.
County Superintendent Mlsa Ella
County Surveyor A. W. Basloy
Coronor Dr. J. W. Sharp.
County Commissioners First dis
trlct, A. C Roberts; second dUtrjc.
Tom Shelton- third district. T O
The following wore selected p.s dele
gates to the Oklahoma City conven
tlon; .iMn,nn hi wfim
H. 11. Curson. II. E. O. Ptitman, 0
It. Wright, R. H. Foopbourrow, Claudd
Mnssey, K. E. Stophonson, F. C Tracy,
M. Cookman and T. D. Bholton
Resolutions woro adopted as follows
We, the Democrats of Beavor county
Oklahoma, In dolegate convention as
sembled, do hereby reaffirm our allcgl
nnce to the tlmo honored principles of
the Democratic party, and are p-oud ot
the bold und courageous stand taken
by our parly In the campaigns of 18rG
V believe that tin- currency of tho
co'inlry xhoulci lie United and con
trolled by i he general xoverntuc nt for
.the iiileCjb'M ot the whole pople, that
We are proud of tin plank f oir
last territorial convention whleh n f
sliiKle Htatehood of Oklahoma an-1 ttt-t
ludlan territory, whuiot-y we can hvu
a n.-at and wealthy etate and tvrll
an I equip the neeehoary state lnar'n
Hon without bur l-0H"uie taxation
HIS COURSE ENDED.
Lawrcnoe, Kas., July 12. Dr Bull
ard Cor.lley. a preacher here siu
18ii7. an iu F.mperla fur Six years, !u
Ins the seventies, died last nlah' Ho
was born in Nottingham, England m
'.HX A',red Press f
Abilene, Kas.. July 12. Smoky Hill
.river fell two lnchs and harvest nir
resumed oif somo upland farms today
Tho A-ater Is atill twenty-four feet high
u the strenm i foui mliea wido la