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The Guthrie Daily Leader:
GUTHfllE, OKLAHOMA, SATURDAY. AUGUST, 25 1900
GOV. FRANTZ NAMES
DELEGATES TO NATION
HELD AT lBOISE, IDAHO
Matter of Great Interest to
People of Oklahoma.
Goernor Frantx today named the
otjfl-A-tng delegates to tho National Ir
ripatton congiteBB which meets In
Boise, Idaho, Sept 3 to 8, 100G:
Hon Wm. M. AUlBon, Snyder.
Hon. Oraer K. Benedict, Hobart.
Hun. J. S. Cannack, Snydor.
Hon. .T K. Eckels, Wnurlkn.
Prof H. C. Fellows, Alva.
Hon W. L Fullerton, Olustoe.
Mr. Robt. L. Gosnoll, Frederick.
Mr. T. O. James, Guymon.
Hon C. a. Jones, Oklahoma City.
Mr John Myo.s, Slboney.
Hon. H. S. McCowan, Snydor.
Mr Maxwell Phillip?. Norman.
Prof. A. H. VanVleet, Norman.
Hon. C. S. Ward, Roosevelt.
I)r L H. Wetherbee, Hobart.
Irrigation Is a matter of great in
terest to tho people of Oklahoma. More
than two and a quarter million dollars
now constitute a reclamation fund In
the treasury of the United States, to
bo used by the people of Oklahoma in
conserving the great natural resources
of tho stato. It is fitting that Oklaho
ma should send a full delegation to
represent hor interests faithfully In
the Boise congress. Accordingly the
goternor has issued a statement call
ing attention to the Importance of Irri
gation throughout the now state and
the great soutliwost urging upon all
delegates nppolnted and nil citizens
due Interest In this groat cause and
hearty co-operation with tho National
Irrigation congrota In Its wiao and
Tho congress will convene In tho
midst of irrigation projects showing
eiery stato of development. Two of
tho groatost enterprises of tho reclam
ation service of tho government, thai
largest Caroji Att project in the Uni
ted States, and smaller propositions of
private and oo-oporatlvo enterprise,
langlng from tho first year of opera
tion to fifty yoar' constant use," will
be taken as object lessons, teaching
practical irrigation from tho practical
The question of National Forest re
serves, policy of tho gonornl govern
ment In relation thoroto, grazing and
the preservation of the public ranges,
and their correlated Bubjecta will be
duly discussed by eminent men Inter
A comnrehentlvo exhibit of tho
products of Irrigation including grains,
grasses, fruits of all kind, vegetables
and sugar beets, will bo hold In
spacious quarters adjoining the con
vention hall, evory section of tho Ir
rigated area of the United States com
peting for tho substantial prizes offer
ed for the bust stato, county nnd In
dividual exhibits made.
O NEWS FORECAST OF O
O THE COMING WEEK. O
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, D. C. Aug. 25. The
home-comlug of William J. Bryan
promises to be tho big event of the
coming week. Mr. Bryan and party
aro passengers on the steamship
Prinzee Irene, which It due to reach
New York about Wednesday. In orJor
to allow time for any delay tho ar
rangements committee has decided to
hold the big demonstration in honor
of Mr. Bryan in Madison Square Gar
den Thursday night. Tho affair will
bo attended by leading Democrats
from every part of the country and
tho demonstration, with the attendant
speeches of Mr. Bryan and others, is
regarded as of mvuoh political signifi
cance. Mr. Bryan Is expected to visit
several ipolnta In the Bat before de
parting for his hom& In Lincoln. '
At Seagirt, N. J., the round-up of
sharpshooters will hegltt for 'tho an
nual championship contests with rifle
and carbiue, revolver and pistol, under
the auspices f the National Board fpr
the Promotion of Bine Practice and
the National Rifle association. Tho
'contests will last several weo&t.
The new railroad rate law is
scheduled to gu Into effect next Tues
day. The railroads have flaked for
somo delay, howeTer, and It may be
aomo weeks before all the provisions
of the law become operative.
The American Bar association win
begin its twonty-nlnth animal meeting
In St. Paul noxt Wednesday. As usual
an Interesting program of addresses
by men' of national prominence has
been prepared for the gathering.
The Kttffbnal Negro Business league,
of which Bookor T. Washington la
president, will hold Its seventh annual
meeting In Atlnt.in, opening Wednes
day. The Republican state convention pf
Wyoming will assemble at Casper next
Wednesday to name candidates for
go ernor and other state officers.
Vice President Fairbanks and other
men of national prominence will take
part in exercises to ba held at Ossa
watomle, ICasy next Thursday In cele
bration of the BOfh anniversary of
John Brown's fight.
The Futurity, one of the great race's
of the year, will be decided at tile
Sheepthead Bay course on Saturday.
WEDS RUSSIAN BARON.
(By Associated Press.
Boston, . Mass., Aug. 26. Tho wed
ding today of Miss Emily Sargent and
the Bnron Ludwlg Kiuk-u of Russia
added another to the list of American
girl who have married foreign titles.
Tho bride Is tho daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Sargent of this city. With
her pnYonts sho has spent much of
her life abroad. Tho wedding look
plnco quietly at thO iutnmor homo of
tho Snrgents at Magnolia. Within a
fow days tho bnron nn.l his bride will
snil for Europe to make their futuro
home on the baron's estate near
DIFFICULT TO FIND A
PLACE FOR IBROWNS-
TEMPORARILY AT FT. RENO
Not Sure That This
Special to Dally Leader.
Washington, D. C, Aug. 25. Army
offlcors aro at tholr -wits end to de
cide what Is to bo done with the negro
troops of tho United States. The
Brownsville, Tax., eplsodo has brought
tho mattor to a crisis and although the
troops which offended tho citizens of
Toxns aro tb be transferred to Fort
Itono Okla., tho authorities of tho de
partment by no moans feel suro that
this will end tho difficulty.
When it was suggested today that
they might be transferred to the
Northwest, to such Isolated posts as
Fort Assinibolno, It was said tho: not
only was that post one for cavalry
purposes but thore was no question
that the people of Montana, learning
that this particular body of men had
been objectionable to Texas, would
pot up Just as strong a-pmteet against
their presence in Montana.
A coord Ins to th statements made
this afternoon at the war department
it seems' probable that congress, at
Its next session, will be asked to re
peal that section of tho law which
calls for the enlistment of negro
A secoud suggestion for the disposal
of tho negro troops was that they be
sent to 'tho Philippines, in answer to
this the samo authority said that the
Flllplnog objected to them fulljn as
DMtoh as did the whites In this coun
try and as a result thoy were only
stationed In the Morn country, Mind
anao. It Is said that this Is the only
pott Ion of the Islands where they can
be used and that thoy can be used
there only because the. Moros are in a
constant state of insurrection, and,
therefore, have no volae la the selec
tion of the soldiers who are to main
Meanwhile 11 Is said that it is the
purpose of the President to hava. the
force of troops at Fort Brown. Tx,
eo down to th,loweet Quota, presum
ably because oC'ths racial feeling dis
played at that point. Army offjoerfi,
howevur, say tlisre is no greater de
gree of feeling displayed there titan
there Is at many other points
OR COUNT TIES
SANTA FE ISSUES OR
DERS ABOLISHING IN
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 28
Railroad Officials Not Court
ing Fine and Imprisonment
Passenger officials of the Atchison,
Toneka & Santa Fe railroad have de
cided to discontinue the issuance of
Interstate patses after the 23th of this
month and have sent out renewed In
structions to nil agents of the com
pany to take evory precaution possible
to avoid Tlol&tlon of tho law in Uie
matter of discriminations.
A fino of $6,000 and Imprisonment
for a torn of two years may bo Im
posed Is the penalty) of n violation of
the interstate Irw recently onactod by
congress. Hallway officials have no
Intontlon of courting a chance to have
the penalty Impotod.
Passongor officials ihavo not yet
formed an absolute decision in rogard
to the latitude allowed them in recard
to the issuance of transportation, anil
for that reason, it has boon decided to
out out tho ifurthor Issuance of trans
portation for I.tturstnto trips after
Aug. 28, TImo transportation already
outstanding Is, In tho oplnon of tho
officials, valid until January 1, unJur
the torms of the now law, and will not
be molested mloss given notice to
take it up by tho lntorstato conunorco
' Tho decision to not issue timo or
annual passes to newspapers after tho
28th of this month has boon nindo.
The exchange of transportation for
advertising spoco must horoaftor bo
made on a strict dollar and cents
basis, a nowspnpor being allowod no
moro In value In Intdrstnto transporta
tion than he pays for In advortlBlng
space In his papor at his current rates.
Politicians and all othors not In
cluded in the interstate law as being
entitled to use interstato passes will
bo cut oft from the use of such trans
portation also on the 28th of this
month, ponding tho flnnl ttoclslon as
to the construction to be -placed upon
the law in rogard to tho latitude to bo
allowed tho railways In the lseunnco
of such transportation botwoon tho
28th of this month und tho first of
noxt January, at which time there la
no question as to the meaning of tho
. CONTESTS WILL
Muskogee, I. T., Aug. 26. A suit
was filed In the foderal court hero yes
terday by Sldnoy A. Chapplo of Texas,
against S. B. Gldnoy. an attorney, and
othors, for the purpoio of contostlng
the will of Sarah Rowlings of Haskell.
I. T.. who died some time ago and left
an estate valued at $8000 to Mr. Old
The plaintiff claims that Mrs. Row
lings was his mother and that Mr.
GIdney weed undue Influence over her
and In this manner Influenced Mrs.
Rowlings Into making the will in favor
of GIdney. who was her attorney, and
in the will was made executor of the
It Is alleged that Chappie was en
tirety disinherited by his mother and
that the will gave him no part of the
estate. ' A debt of $10.00 which young
Chappie owed wits presented to Mr.
Qidney Tor payment, so the story goes,
and It was refused. This angered a
banker at Haskell, who knew the boy
and he Is furnishing the backing for
the boy to bring suit and break his
mother's will it possible.
TO-DAY IN THE
Langston Board Meets,
Announcement is made of the ueet
lag of the board of regents for tha
Langston culorod university and nor
mal school for Thursday morning;1
Ajugust SO, in the office of Territorial
The following charters were Issued
thlsnpornlng from, the office of the
Uuw'tKl Mine oeweway, jrlsoipal
o r o
O THE WITHER. O
O i- - O
O Washington, D, C Aug 25 O
O Forecast: Fair Saturday night O
O and Sunday; warmer Sunday O
places of business at Quthrle and De
troit, Michigan, capital stock $300,
000. The directors are: L M. Sher
wood and Mabel WHght of Detroit,
nnd Q. V. Pattiaou.of Quthrle.
Farmers Union OIn and Elevator
company of Htnton, oapltal stock $A0,
800. Tho officers and directors are:
President, R 19. Longfellow, of Nlles;
Tfee prsldenU W. F. Or-dray, j!
Scott; treasurer, C. It. Constant, of
Htnton; secretary, Charles Summer,
of Lookeba; D. H. Boslnner. I. it.
Kirk, F. IS. Idling, John Holt and J
Fendley of Hlnton.
Union Land company, principal
flares of business fit Guthrie and
Webster City, Iowa, capital stock $15.
00. The directors lire: R. B. Le
Hoy and J. V. Robte of Wtebster City,
and O. V. Pattlson of U-'hrte.
The Riugwood Mill and Elevator
company, capital tock $16,500. The
directors are: B. A. Wales, C. W.
Trcpp. G. W. Jeffries, S. 18. Dalley and
T. M. Wntson. all or Rlngwood.
The Avnrd Consolidated Union
Stock company, of Avard, capital
stock $2,000. The directors are: Jesse
Shlmor, G. W. Ferguson, S. It. Hoyle,
Fred Urban and B. C. Eden, all of
Cash Cade Here.
Cash Cade was here this morning
rom Shawnee between trains confer
ring with Govornor Frants and Secre
tary Fllson. He was accompanied by
Faculty Members Resign.
From tho office of the territorial
superintendent tho announcement of
tho roslgnatlou of two aivemb'are of tho
fuoulty at tho Central State Normul
school nt Edmond is nindo. Prof.
Oscar Lohror resigns from tho music
departmont and Prof. G. D. Mobs re
signs ns substitute todcher.
Miss McVain Resigns.
Miss Margaret MoVsIn, assistant
territorial librarian 1ms rosignod hor
position to become Offectlyo Septem
ber 1. Miss Baroroft wilt succeed her.
Miss McVain will ruturn to Oklahoma
City and resume the practice of law.
UP THE ORGANIZATION
Geary, Okla.. Aug. 25. The William
Jennings Bryan Democratic club of
Geary completed Its organisation last
Tho offlcors nre: M. B. Sohoueld,
president; O. R. Nation, vice presi
dent; F. A. Thomas, secretary; Goo.
C. Bolaud, treasurer.
In addition to this one viae presi
dent was elected from oaeh of tho six
voting precincts In the city. These
officers arc all "first voters" and aro
taking much lutorost in tho causo of
A Democratic club was organized at
Okeene Saturday, with n large mem
bership. Dr. Smith was olected president.
During tho next week, clubs will be
organized in every township In Blaine
county. Loral Democrats are confi
dent that a Democrat will represent
this district In the constitutional con
vention. SWIMMERS IN TEN-MILE RACE.
(Bv Associated Press J
' St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 25. Nearly two
score of crack swimmers started in
launches for the Chain of Rocks this
afternoon to engage In the big ten
mile swimming race, which w4ll start
down the Mississippi river from that
point. The flulsli will be at the Bads
bridge. The affair Is under the aus
pices of the Missouri A. C. which or
ganisation has offered a $20 challenge
eui to the nui making Ute best time
in the raoe. The entries Include some
o the fastest swimmers of Chicago,
Memphis, St. i ouls and several other
(By Assoaiatd Press.)
Omaha, Neb., Aug. i. Congress
man John L, Kennedy wag nominated
for aaathar terra today by the Repub
liasna of the Second Nebraska dts
tritt. There was no opposition.
HOLY ROLLERS PARADE.
Band of Fanatic Raise Old Harry on
The "Holy Rollers," wtio w chh
ed at Island pork, -parade thn city
this morning about 6 o'closk. singing
and shorting. There ai about thirty
In the ban2.
ALABAMA TO SELECT
ATORS RAILROAD RATESTHEISSUE
In Hot Democratic Contest
in Southern State.
(By Associated Press.)
Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 86. The po
litical campaign which has kept Ala
bama stirred up more or K3B since
the first of the year came to an end
today. Monday next the state primary
will be held. As the state Is over
whelmingly Democratic the selections
nt the primary will be equivalent to
The plan adopted by tho stato Demo
cratic executive coiumitteo provides
that the successors to tho two pres
ent United States senators shall he
chosen at the primary, and alto makes
provkrton for the selection of two al
ternate senators, who are to be ap
pointed by the govornor In the ovont
that Senators Morgan and I'ettus, or
their successors, should die or roslgu.
This plan was duo chiefly to tho ad
vanced age of tho two senators. It le
a new departure In stnto politics, ami
the adoption of tho Idea has culled
forth conaidaryaula criticism from tho
press nnd public men, many of whom
characterize it as an effort to fill
"dead men's shoos" boforo the mon
wearing those shoes liavT died.
Sonators Morgan and Pottue nro am
opposed for ro-oloctlon, but for tho
two nuornato sonntorshlps tho nsplr
nnts are as follows: Fonmor Gov
ernor Joseph F. Johnston of Birming
ham, former Govornor William C.
Oats of Montgomery, former Con
gressman itlchnrd II. Clarke of Mobilo,
former Attorney General W. C. Fltts
of Mobile, Congressman John 11. Bank
head of Fayette, formor Congressman
Jesse F. Stnlllngs of Birmingham, and
John B. Knox of Aunlston, president
of the last state constitutional conven
tion The paramount issue In both the
race for senator and the oontost for
governor Is the rogulntlon of railroad
rotes. The fight for govornor Is an
Interesting one, the two rival candi
dates being B. B. Comer, -president of
the state railroad commission and a
prominent furmor und cotton mill
owner, who is tho leader of tho radi
cal rate reform olomont, and Llauton
ant Governor It. M. Cunningham, who
roprosonts tho conservative forcos.
Comer Is demanding tho oloctlou of a
loglslaturo In sympathy with ids Mens,
while Dr. Cunulni;bam assorts that ho
will not attompt to du-tatu tho elec
tion of a loglslaturo, but will not
hesltato It elected to toll the law
makers what he thinks thoy should
do In the matter of rate regulation.
Tio aspirants for lieutenant gover
nor aro Col. Henry B. Gray of Birming
ham, E&nmett O'Nell of Florence,
former federal district attorney under
President Cleveland and State Sena
tor D. J. Meador of Marengo county.
Contests are on for auditor, chief
justice and associate Justice, state
railroad oomcafo:W.r and commis
sioner of agriculture.
There appears to lie uo opposition
to Col. Alex M. Oarber of Talladega
for att i tey general, Walter D. Seed
of Tuscaloosa, for treasurer, narrr
Uuunells of Calhoun county, for sup
eriutendeut of education, snd Frank
N. Jullsii of Tuacumbla, for secretary
SUITS AGAINST BEAU
CHAMP ARE ENDED
A story cosaes from Bwld to the ef
fect that the suits against former dts
ti let Judge James K. Beauabanip tot
alleged misappropriation of funds
while proble Judge of Garfield coun
ty, are practically at an end. Attorney
C J. West ytrdr wl with Dan
Ilnett, county attorney at Hnkl. his
resigsaUoa as deputy county attorney
to take effect at onee Mr. West was
employed by Mr. Huett for the pur
pose of prosecuting the case against
Judge BeaiKkarap filed by the board
of county conunUsioners. The case
never came to trial, being stopped In
court ax Kb Id by the filing of demur
rers which were sustained. Later it
wcr; carried to the supreme court of
exceptions whor it is now pending.
Am Mr West has had charge of tb
case rram Its Inception his resigna
tion may mean practically an end of
the Beauchstnp salt.
TRIAL OF THOMAS.
Hearing of Deputy Sheriff Continued
The ease of Deputy Sheriff Lm
Thomas, charged with smuggling a
saw Irtto the county Jail in a water
melon, was continued until o o'clock
Monday morning. It is now believed
that Thomas knows something of Ute
whereabouts of tat three male Jail
breakers. HERRICK OUT ON BOND.
Case Will Be Heard by Judge Overbay
Cb tries . Herrlck. charged with
attempted criminal assault, gave bond
for the sum of $4,000 yele;day after
noon. His case will come up before
Judge Overbay next Tuesday.
In police court this morning Norman
Young contributed $10 to the city au
thorities for fighting.
SOME DEALS IN DIRT
Patterson Trades His Farm
for City Property-Other
J. D. Reed, through his agent, C. G
Ilnrgls, bought the southeast quarter
of section 34, Range 4, West, of Henry
Shelenburg. The consideration was
Dr. Rambler sold to Paul Kvertts
lots 18 and 11 In block 46, West Gnth
vie. The cnmlderntton was $000.
W. K. Patterson traded his farm, II
mllos wost of Mttlhnll, to C. S. Glmplln
of this lty tor Chaplin's residence on
WVt Lognu avenue.
Henry RoynoIdB, of tho firm of MU1U
kan & Reynolds, uold lots 1 and 2 In
block 31. Wost Cruthrlo, to Honry
Ridiger. The consideration was $1,600.
50,000 CLUB FINALLY
GETS DOWN TO
C. B. MITCHELL IS NAMED
Selected as Secretary at
C. D. Mitchell was elected secre
tary of the 80,000 club Inst evening, re
ceiving a majority of more than two
thirds of the votes oast. Other candi
date were T. P. McKennon, J. Ifi.
Dasey. Rd Kinnan. D. S. MrKay, J. W.
Doertler. The secretary's salary was
fixed at $75 per mouth.
There was a large attendance of the
members and plenty or enthusiasm.
The election of a seen-tary was per
haps the most important thing that
CS4EC up for consideration
The rwelpts of ihr- -ii'tary show
ed $12K colk'Cled and 'J' paid-up
ArtU'le No 17 of I.) !u-, was read
for second heatliiK and adopted it U'
"All officers shall ! If ted by bal
lot and It will requite u majority t
all votes cast to elect candidates. No
member who has not palj his due
for tlm current mouth will b allowed
The club received communications
from It. IC Stout, of CiMhlnK " re
gard 'j the club siding the U of
Ooshlng In securing a brunch of in
Santa Pe from Oushlng to Sapuipa or
to Tulsa. Mr. Stout Is a real estate
The M , K &. T offklsls of Dallas,
wrote to the club for advertising mat
ter lor a new booklet the Katy will
lssu next mowth. Thsy asked for It
formation of the needs and resources
of Outhrie and Logan county.
Iu the elwtlon for secretary
Mitchell received 71 votes. McKen
uoi). 13; Doerfler 32. Kinnan, 13;
Dazsy, 7; McKay, i
The rates were suspend! and
motion the secretary was Instructed
to oast the entire ute of the ctub for
noaiB EXPLODED DURING
RECEPTION AT RUSSIAN
CARNAGE WAS FEARFUL
Premier's Son Was Among
(By Associated Press.)
Pt Petersburg, Aug. 25. A terrific
explosion occurred today at the resident-
of Premier Stolyplu while a re
ception was being held. The premier
in n8fe. Many persons were killed or
wounded, A son of the premier Is
among the wounded.
Pour revolutionists arrived at Stoly
pins vllln In a conch. Two were
drosned in the uniform of goutlarmus,
a third dressed ns a drlvor and the
fourth in private clothing. Two en
tered the villa under the protext of
making an Important report to the
premier but were not permitted to en
fcr his office. One of tho men threw
a bomb Into the reception room. A
terrible oxploslon followed and tho
houso was nearly destroyed. The man
who throw tho bomb was killed, but
the promler, who wns In his offlco, was
uninjured. Ills daughter is said to
linvo had both logs broken. Tho
premier's threo-yonrold son was
"Whan tho flromon nrrlvod they found
a horriblo scono. Many mutilated
corpsos and a largo number of wound
od, lacerated porsona wore lying
uround. About fifty woro killed op
wounded. Among tho killed woro
Qonornl Zamoatln, tho premier's per
sonal secretary who, during tho war
with Jupnn, was uhlof of communica
tions, and Col. Stoln, chlof ot police
at the Taurldo pnlnco whoro tho lowor
house ot parliament hold Its sessions.
The t)wo revolutionists who remained
lit the oonch were sovoroly wounded
by the explosion. t
Seething With Anarch'
St. Petersburg, Ajug. 25. The Baltic A
provinces are seething with anarchy.
Prom all the chief centers In that sec
tion come reports of outrages and
clashes between the police and terro
Ists. Severn! bomb outrages wra
committed yesterday aud tho day be
fore. Pnotory hnnds In tho Bakmut dis
trict hold a meeting yesterday at
which Incondlary speochos wore made.
The authorities summoned tho Cos
sack and a detachment of tho latter
appeared on the scone Tho crowd
refused to disperse, with the result
that tho soldlors opened flro. killing
and wounding many.
Tho authorities scorn helpless to
cope with the disturbances oxcoyt,
with the assistnnco o 'f tho soldiery.
A strike of six thousand workmen has
been called in one of the factory towns
below St. Petersburg. The strikers
are Iu an ugly mood, and the towns
people are panic stricken. Troops
have been ordered to the works .o
A mall robbery of $75.00 In money
was dlHvered at the central poBt
off U e here Friday A mall bag con
mining among other important mat
ter this men. of money, arrived In at.
Petersburg from Krlvan. In Uunsluu
Aitnenla. Wlien the bag was opened
It us dlscoNered that all the vaU
abieH. including the 175,000 in cur
rency, had beeu extracted. The seals
weie intact aud the postal officials ure
at a loss to understand the tbefi.
MITCHELL MEANS WELL.
New Club Secretary Will Work With
out Pay for a Week.
f B Mitchell, secretsvry of the 50,
mm) club, said to-lay. "I shall work
for arw members without pay until
Sept. 1st. My whole heart will be in
Cupid's Busy "bay.
Wedding permits were issued today
to Sanvpst M- FJ'sd, aged 21. and
Oors, O. . nlf- aged 19, both of Cre-
cent; Martin WMItem Osborne, aged
19, and Man' Ann MoHU, aged l. also
both from Crescent. Judge Strang
performer the ceremony for this
oouple. Lamb Kdwstid. aged 22 and
Pearl Davenport, aged IS, coloreJ.
both of Uuthrie.
Miis J, M. Wainer., V.f J
Khinchart and W. C Yeekum wer
M4er irem Msrldtan vlaHSus Cr,
W T Walker.