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The Guthrie IMily Leader.
VOLUME XXIX GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY EVENING JULY 17. 1007 NUMBER Qi ; U THRILL WITH acts Stories of Deeds of Heroism on Board Battleship Georgia when POWDER EXPLOSION SENT NINE TO ETERNITY Grave Fears That Two More Vic tiras Will Be Added to Death list . Uoston, Mobb., July 17. With nhio fntalltiei lio result of tho explosion on board the battleship Georgia there an grave fours thai two more n nines will In- added to I lie death list. Mid-f-lnpinan Junies F Cruse, of Nebraska, and Seaman JaineH F Thomas, of IfniuklMi, uro In mich critical condl tiuii that their reetneiy Ih regarded aa pracilcaly imposMible The other ton Injured ait doing as well a can he t peeled Now that the first shock of the af fair Is oer. then- aie brought Into Irons relief a. hundred nets, of brav er which servo to temper the nrlef vl.'h it has oct. i tied, and coupled with Ufhp tlurc 1h a graceful act of the Japaneae admiral, Yainanoto, who Bint to the hospital two big boxes of Hewers addressed napee tiveh lo Midshipman Cruso and "tho Railurs of tho Georgia" with his sym pathies and condolences. Tho Vio torlan club, of Uoston. a Biltigji or ganization, has also sent' through lt prtsddent a message to the uotlnK Becri-tary of the nuvy, a telegram or condolence Men Are Brave. What will solid a thrill of pride through every patriotic American bieast however, are the stories of the p.illantrv of the men in the turret and of those who rushed Into the res tue of thdr comrades In the hour of peril -Chief Yeoman Orley Taglaud t acrltlcing Ills own life In u vain ef foit to save Lieutenant Goodrich ; an unidentified seaman plunging thro ugh tin- deadly gas and Harnett a otww the bhutter between the two turrets, thereby in all probability preventing a ppead of the Hamea to tho maga zine and the total destruction of the END OF HAYWOOD Defense Announces That Sur-Rebuttal Will be Short -An Interesting Agreement, (Bv Associated Press.) Boise. Idaho, July 17.--On opening ot court this morning Attorney Rich aul son notified the state that the de f. use desired three of the state's wlt nt ' to remain in town, Judge Wood announced that prior to the opening ut jigument he would notify counsel a 'o the main points in the evidence on which he would Inttruct tho Jury, t'iaunce Darrow, for the defense, an il, mined that the subrebuttal for the diftii-i would be short t) N Sackett, one of l lie official; of the Sinugglei Union mln at Tulleride, Colo eae an Interesting account of conditiin in Tulleride from 1901 lo 1901 aud leading up lo the declara tion or martial law. Ail Inteiestlng piece of documentary evidence Intro duced by the stale was a written agreement entered Into Jn 1901 be tween Edward Collins, manager of the Smuggler Lniou mine, and Vincent St. John president of the local union of Western federation of Miners Uuder the agreement St John agreed to atop PRIDE OVER. or ship; Alldshlpinnn Kimbal. stuffing his mouth wfth a hnndUorchlef to avoid inhaling the fume and flames, beating out the tlames from his com rades' clothing; Midshipman Cruse, mangled and bleeding, declined aid until the common sailors had been rescued: and Chief Carpenter Yates' leaping overboard to save Goodrich and Seaman Male!;, who had plunged into the sea. These are but a few of the re corded Instances of personal bravery ' during liut trying hour which go to ' allow how gloriously the traditions ot the nuyy are upheld. One TeJ,e Story. Some faint Idea of the lioll that thoBo twentv-ono endured wna obtuln- i ed today from acting gunners. Cap- I tain Charles II. Ilanaol, who, from his cot in the hospital In Cholsun, told what he remembered of tho scene. Said Hansel: I "None of its know much about it , till it was all over; U waa so quick. When I saw that (irst Hash. Insiiict told me what was up, and 1 kept presence of mind enough to dodgo back from the sheet of ilamer that began to envelop the turret. 1 got down to the iloor, crawled under tho gun and nut to tho port hole oa far as I could get There I could get j some air, and I was so low down i thnt the Hemes did not hurt me ser iously. Kimball was with me. and he did not get a bum. My hand waa burned where I held au iron rod, and I got burned around the head, but I guess It Is not very bad. "The Instant the II aid i came, Lieu tenant Goodrich, who was in charge (Continued on page four.) TRIAL IN SIGHT attacks upon the Smuggler Union mine as agreed between himself and Collins. Hoarlntj of Ali:grd Perjurer. While the big trial was going on in the district court yesterday afternoon before Judge Fremont Wood, an Inter esting Investigation of the cae waa being heard In the small room used a a court Uy Justice of the Peace Shu age ' W Aller, the depot agent who wa arrssted charged with per jurv huh brought before the magi Irate for a pielimlnary hearing. The state wah i epi evented by Prosecuting Attorney Koelsch and the prisoner by Peter Ure n, an attorney of Butte, who hu- lif.n associated with Hu wood'b cuuuoi'i. having been retained by the iuineis' union of Butte, Mont., to watch the case. Fred Miller, who was Orchard's counsel at his preliminary hearing In Caldwell Immediately aftiir tm mur der of Governor Steunenberg, assla- (Continued on page (our.) LOCAL POLITICAL NOTES. John Calvert's friends say that he would make a good probate Judge. Galen Crow, it is said, will likely be a candidate for register ot deeds. V. I Chnppoll 1a n Republican as pirant for representative In the 3rd district. Frank McGutre Is talked of among Republicans as goml legislative ma terial . Prof. Honiipasoy and Foster, tho laud man, will likely he candidates for county superintendent. Hi 1 Overton Is said to bo slated Tor the city council from tho Fifth Ward, to fill a vacancy. K H Shlnn and Attorney Koslar, of Coyle. may be Democratic candi dates for county treasurer. The Logan county Democrats will likely endorse the candidacy of Judge Splllman, of Kingfisher, for district judge. Walter Warren la being talked of as a candidate for county attorney. Attorney Hepburn will also ask for this office The friends of Low Uendlos are anx ions tAiat he become a candidate for the lower house In this district, Lou Is an all-round mixer and would put up a strong race. Tho Democratic county committee will be called together shortly to sot the date for a convention to nominate county, legislative and judicial candl dates. There are several Democrats mentioned for legislative candidacies, among them. Joseph "Wlsuy, A. G. C Blorer, C. H. Hornor, W. A. Frnsler, W. B. Herod. Dr. J. W. Duke. Dr. Mc Connehey has already announced for representative in the 1st district. JEALOUS EDUCATOR . CUTS WIFE'S THROAT (By Aascclnted Press.) Fort Smith, Ark , July 17. At their home here late luBt night A. O, Ghol stou, a well known eductor, kissed li let wife and then cut her throat, killing hor Instantly. The ensue of tho murder was lenlousv. Gholstnn was placed undor arrest. CRISIS IN KOREA IS REACHED PREMIER HAS ASKF.D EM ERORTO ABDICATE THRONE BECAUSE OF SENDING DEPUTATION TO HAGUE This Latest Intrigue Follows Year's Obstruction to Work of Japanese. (By Aasoolatod ProetO Seoul, July IT. Tli Korean pre mier Iras asked the Dniperor to abdi cate bocsAM of Ids aetlon In sending ; a deputation to Tlii Hague. lie boldly pointed out the necessity or the em peror's abdication In favor of the crown prince ami of Ms proceeding to Toklo and apologising to the einperu: of Japan. The Korean emperor lias made no definite reuly. It Is believed that the ministers wll Inalat on his abdication. It is not likely that the emperor will yield without a struggle Despite the excitement of court and cabinet, the populace) Is generally quiet. The crisis In IforeM affairs and the consequent quiet in court circles was heightened Satmcay when the em peror learned that Viscount Hayashi. foreign uii.nbter of Japan, was com lug to Seoul to untangle the knot cautsf fi in the Rending of a denotation to The Hagie to protest against Ja pan' attitude toward Korea. ' Tuih latiht intrtgue, following a i) ear's hostile obstruction to the work I of Marquis itu, the Japaueuu resident j general, has weakened the Korean throne more than anytiilug that has , oe urred luce the nwider of the (j'lfii The 'ilence of Alarquls I to P'iidin3 the ac.lon of the Toklo gov !ei. intent lias demoralized and pan 1 u kt d the court and cabinet The lat ter for ti'irte days thought tliat the emperor wcjM send representatives to Toklo for the purpose of denying the emperor's responsibility in send ing a deputation to The Hague but on JjJy 9. the nuiperor atonped all com- 1 niuulcation to him and retired to u !' secluded oountry place There h re mains quito cjiawaro of tho nation's predicament. NEGRO IS LYNCHED AT OSAGE FARM KRS AND RAILROAD MKN liNRAGUD OVKR SHOOTING CONSTABLE AWED BY SHOWING OF GUNS Surrendered Prisoner Who Was Swung From Crossarm of Telephone Pole Special to Dally Leader. Cleveland, Ohla , July 17. Sur rounded by fifty infuriated farmers, and railway men, enraged oer the shooting of Prank Kelly, a brake man for the Missouri, Kansas and Texas railway, Prank Bailey, said to be ah Oklahoma City negro, was lynched at Osage, a small station 3 miles south of here at 9 o'clock laet niaht. The crime for wliich the negro was lynched was committed at 4 o'clock esterday afternoon. Kolley waa rid ing on the roar end ot Ute caboose out of OBage. Bailey witttout any seeming provocation stepped to the side or tho coach and flrod two shoti at Kolley, the llrst niisaliig hljn antl the Becoud taking effect in ttie right hronat. piercing (he lung. Bailey had previously stolen tup pistol at the Osage station from n drummer. Immediately following Hio shooting the train wtu Imcked Into the station nnd Irtie Injured man taken Into the waiting room. Tho .In crew and n posso of officers and farmers get into the cab or the engine antl followed p tho track where the negro had tnken to (light. It was !ioped at sflrt that the life of small trees near the side of tihe track. He wan taken hack to Oaage where the injured brakeni. n and the con ductor of the trpi I Untitled him a:. tiie man who rcfinmill. d the deed lie waa placed in the innall jail at'j usage where tie was Kpt , until v o'clock. It was hope dat first that the llfanf Kelley would be saved An examl'i at ion by a physician of Cleveland, dispensed with all with dopes, lie Htated that the mnn could not live until morning. The ooldbloodedneflH of the affair set the train crew and tho ctUzertB of Osage ami surrounding country Into a deep rage. At S o'clock they com menced to gaWier around the depot. About Ilfty In lwimbor they mnrehetl to the small jail and with guns pointed at the constable demanded that he tin over Une prisoner. He complied will, trtielr wishes. Tho crowd wended its way quietly to tho rrout of tho postorflce or Osugo, whore a rape was secuVml anJ the negro was swung Into Uio ulr from tho croM arm of a telophoue pole. After the was lu the air, the crowd II red several shots Into tho body and then quietly disbanded. Complete secrecy was kept In re gard to the lynching. The leaden nnd members of the parly r un known. CONVENTION AFTERMATH Delegate Bob Willianih returned from Durunt this morning and Will help In preparing the parchment cmy of the constitution. "The eonstltnttoa will stand muster in Washington." said Mr. Williams. In regard to the work of the com ui It tee named during the early part of tihe convention to negotiate for the pirchase of the segregated coal lands by the state, Delegate chambers of Atoka said today that he expects to have a session of the committee in Atoka, Immediately following the elec tion on the constitution C N Haskell will open the atate campaign at Coalgate, I ii -0 Ham Bee, ot Ardmore re-eived the first certificate Issued tv President Murrav for contribution tendered President Murray Is iihk h gratified with the numerous contributions he Ing made In response to his letter asking for frrnds to tlefrjy the e peitseK of clerks and otl er necessary item Bory mail brin '- .ubstau tial lettPrH to Mr Mi rru The Republicans who i-md in constitution were Piilltp Hupkiu, "' Muskogee, minority leader. J. IS. Sater. of Stillwater. II I- Cloud, of OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO O O O WEATHER FORECAST. O O O O O O Waahlngtoa. July 17. Pair to- C O night and Thursday O O O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Wellston and .1 H N. Cobb, of Sa p ul pa. The following resolution, adjltirn lng the convention, waa adopted "Be It resolved. Tliat when this con vention, adjourn, that It adjourn )uh Ject to the call of the president; pin vlded. that unless sooner convened by Wie president, the president slmll by proclamation on the day preUoui to thp day on which the ele-llon li held for the ratiftcatlon of the ion ftlitutlon Ubtnlfted to the people ol the proposed state of Oklahoma, or sootier, if In the Judgment of tln pren Ident necessary, adjourn the ronton tlou sine dlo. lteaolved. That when the convention adjc rn today, that It will bo until 10 o'clock on the for noon of September 16. Iu7, unless sooner called together by tih? pre Ident of the convention: provided, that should said con von Hon not reas semble again in mrch rapacity prior to September 10, 1907, the president of the con-vention inll on said date by proclamation adjourn said con vention sine die; provided, that if the president sees proper, he may by proclamation adjourn said convention aine die ut nay time prior to Septem ber 16, 1907." Prior to adjournment, the conven tion authoriced the appointment or a committee composed of President Murray and Delegates Lasater of Pauls Valley and Hayes of Clvlckasha to hare printed Immediately 75,000 copies of Uie revised constitution for campaign distribution, so that the people may know what the constitu tion contains President Murray will remain In Guthrie until these copies are printed and ready for distribution. Plve ihundrod copies are to he for warded promptly to each of the 112 delegates, and In each dlstrlot tihe people may apply to their delegate for copies. In regard to filing the constitution with Secretary FUson, President Murray said today that he would file it nest Monday, desiring In the meantime to check It up with the copy, wihlch will be given to the Leader for printing the 100,000 copies. CRACK FAST FLYER GOES INTO DITCH fny Aaeoelated Prosa.) Ilulto, Mont, July 17 Tho Noith Coast Limited, westbound, tho crack flyer of the Northern Pacific railway, was ditched three miles east of Qnrrl Bon this morning. Two baggage cars, the smoker and day coach left the mils. The loeoniotlve was overturn ed. ISnglueer James Graham Butter whb found dead in the cab with Ids hand upon the brake lever No one else was injured. The cause of the nc cldeiit hac. not been learned. SEEKING PARDON FOR BERT WELTY PARTNER OF NOTORIOUS KEN CRAVENS UNDER LI EE SENTENCE ASKS GOV. FRANTZ TO RECOMMEND AI Jennings, Reformed Bandit, Appears as Intermediary Recalling to mind the depredation of the famous Ben Cravens and hit outlaw gang, Attorney AI Jennings, of Law ton, lu In the city to ask that Governor Pranti recommend the par don of Bert Welt), now serving a life sentence in the Federal penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kane Welty was captured at Red Rock shortly after the raid on the store at that place and t" killing ot Frank Batemsn. and was sentenced by Judge Burford at (, ithrin on a change of venue from K.i'. lounty The story now rife concerning Welty aud hits connection witft the Cravens' gang, is to the effect that he was forced to join the ranks of the trowd. A member of the outlaw ban I) a a ttlure testified that Welty wa found on tni fatibei -i fdrm near lU-d itoi W li- watt iridiict-d to quit wilv ti ihe (! and y " tin- town. i lawn irid In irowd .i, link HiWil "I Wl aid tne Lid i At induced tU t' I 'II H 'I'M " Together with the funmr boy they left toe city t'mt afternoon bat re turned later wlu-rt tli roldmtl a store A )oung felUiW by the name of Bat tii, in ' ntered tl.n.iK the iltllii( prott-ot. of the till and a killed Id Craven 1li i'uiiK iit out for the allU of ll.tluin 'f. mil H) Wt-lly ii said to (hare natktd mum tUr dep ledatloiiK of the gaug and told Crti eU4 that he was goiug to rr'.ura (Contmuid on page fuur j AUTHORITIES FEAR WILL FOLLOW RETURN Dousaal Steps Taken to Guard Al leged Wife Poisoner PRIVATE DETECTIVES EMPLOYED AS GUARDS Feeling Against Accused Man Intensely Bitter in Illinois Community Clinton, III., July 17. Chicago secret service men sworn 'in as De Witt comity deputy sheriffs and armed to resist any attempt at mob violence, will spirit Fred Magill into Clinton in the. dead of night lodge him lit the new county Jail, waa a new development in the Mrs. Pel Muglll murder mystery. The fat was made Itnowti when A-:t.-.at Mate's A lor ney, IS. B Mitchell, returned fnmi Chicago whither he had gone at mid night yesterday. While the ostensible nurpohe of Mitchell's trip to Chicago waa to b cure the services of Dr. V. A. Kva ik. city health commissioner, or dome I other otmally reputable chemlut, t,., make na analysis ot the botlv r Mrs. Pot Magill, It develops that the: asslstHiit state's attorney sient the greater pert of his time while in Chi cago visiting detective agencies aud oitiidoytng men wiho could be trusted to proleot Magill against all order1.. The posse will consist ot tire officers. They will Join Magill, Sheriff Camp hall and State's Attorney Miller In Chicago and will wroceetl with them to Clinton. To Put Him In n Coll. Maglll will then be locked lu a cell lu the new comity jail aad the special deputies, who will be fully armed, will remain In Cllutou until the trial la ended. That such extraordinary precau tions against an attempt on the life of the ex-banker and alleged wife murderer are deemed necessary by HASKELL ON Leader of Majority in Constitutional Convention Com pletely Demolishes Republican Criticisms. Mr HkU: 1 want to exp'uiu tnr vote by aaylng that I voted "aye" be" '?' 'T "'u. '.t, .7. cause I believe that the report as pre sented by the eommlttee U absolutssjt fair; that it disreaards all raittaan ( lines, and "that the com mitt e have made an apportionment based solely upon justice to all localities and to all parties. I believe that the eonrailttee sought the only source of information that It would have been luslined in tak'tv tod to t-x plain that 1 want to say that I did nm ttnive at tin con elusion that riMiltrd in on olliic "aye" from niunl' ;i nfjiM Invthii gdtion, nor tnmi .1 li.n' v tuiiclii ion I li" 1 no'uid tliit ilnie win v u i il inigj(, hlloii - iii.nl I . 'Ik . t . . I . nl l!" j ttalc dltU lh iii.... ul I Ik i-.lut' and the delegatt'H in the con cut Inn nu to What the tme lusin hould e for as cvrtsining Hit i. ulatlon 1 noticed that a vm dlt-tlriKtilJti d it-nitorlal official liad niK'xtetl Ihe pioprltlx of UHlllg the ot. .t-it Id tin- (U le! lit election lur till and 'In dl tilt tun; of tlw suit ah iujiJi t Hi, Ijo.inl- ton slating of six ItepubllcanK aud uo Democrats as a proper bs,is for thU apportionment I noticed alo tliat he divided 'lu e'att at a geogrphn a' is the Dewitt county authorities was an nounced today in an Interview given out by Supervisor Hrnoat L. Hoff man. iloftym.iii Mitid sliailflcnntly Till eonini.Miliv is fully arovued over the M.ikIII tngedy A feeling smolders hen- tint may at a.iy mo ment bui hi Into tl. mien There is the Kravent duiiM i of violence Ml th:ii tin- uuti-Maglll factVou ni.iU Ik ii lead, i Fred Magill Will ! iii-oiighi Into I'ltnion secretly. Ha uill be lodged In the county Jail bo fon the ctiniinii ,ltv Ik aware of hiH umal. lie will in- closely guarded tin i e by men pit pared to resist to tin deatli any attempt at mob rule Vnnther official declaration ot tho ilav came in the furm of u public Mut mint : limed i' Coroner Cyrua J mi . Tin- Ht.it tnetit coufeaalon would be a letiei word for it is att'vU i.jvi) houIk tn length and con stitutes one or the most remarkable documents t ver penned by an official In this 'ate Among other things bu udmltH ovei Ins. own signature are: That vilit-n he leached the Magill house on the morning of tho tragedy ho was "very nervous" so nervous in fact, that he "only saw three or four peopl and doeu not remember dl tlnctiy who they all were" That ihe did not know any member of the family except Fred Magill but that he came into the house fully im pressed that it was a "first olasa (Continued on page four.) APPORTIONMENT Hue running east and west across it 1 -a n-. , i. ... .t.j.,1 . ..mbIIaI was orone r to anih .e his figures and his propuHiin.n in fore discarding them I analw! Mi in and I made up ray mind that no h ebt man could di ctherwiie in in t figures In tin- hi hi i ii that be liilin" - 'I populaiion of tin parts bj tin ' used In a ii '1 he dt li '.l. tl i t ,itiim tl .ul 'i I 111 ,i I 'I i i Ill i 'ill I In I til .1 111 . 1 oiutely discard hi a . the parallel Una - not divide the ne into two equal of figures that are i in thia territory, need onlv to be ites cabt therein i thfir complete Hh in the north. I U I I t II I ' Territory whicn cust a total of thirtv-tlve hundred and tvi'nt six von- or an aveiage of one thousand orn hundred and ceventy Wve vtitt- to ftit li delegate and when we know ih,t thebo districts were ioti t outturn) with a candidate of nil ot th in urtiAi parties In tho ti, i mil iiiti lisctlcally overy vote e uidu-eu to come to the polls, and et with this insignificant vote polled tt'ontiDued pn Pago 0.) r,