Muskogee Times Democrat, December 12, 1912

Muskogee Times Democrat

December 12, 1912

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Muskogee Times Democrat (Newspaper) - December 12, 1912, Muskogee, Oklahoma CITY EDITOS MUSKOGEE OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 12, 1912 PRICE FIVE Laiid Was Allotted to Them By the Government Against Their WIS and They Have Never Seen It-Oil Blen Scouring Deep Fork racf Canadian Hills Looitingf or Indians Tf Chltto Hargo or as he Is batter . known "Criusy Snake" chief- of the Sniiko Indiana Is alive and In th� flesh and acquainting himsetr with the fl- , nanclal condition of the members, of his tribe, ho must feel glad over the fact that tho government saw fit to | iiHot to tho Snakes all of that land In �'iwk cmray located tn section- seven- jteon. To put It In .-mother form Dl-vin�> Providence has agntn taken In 1 hand the destinies of the unfortunate and unprotected, for the land In section seventeen which wo* absolutely i forced on the Snakes and which they I never hav* really accepted or seen has i turned out to he the beat producing nil land In Oklahoma at a time wlten n|| is mounting skyward and oil gushers are hems; brought In dally and not a dry hole is being found In the field. Weroed on Thaw. This land was forced o nth*. Snakes after they had declined to accept any nllotmcnt from th government; Insisting with their chief Chitto Harjo. that all I ho land In the Creek nation was to he held hy tho trlht� In common and they were tn l�, permitted to roam about at their own free will. This land was allotted tn them �n a hauls nf ahoiit two dollars per acre and each member won Riven 160 acres. Big Cash Bonuses. J Wednesday the department nf the Interior on the recommendation of Dan H. Kelsey approved a lca*�> made hy I). Derrtsaw a full-blond Snake tlUQUfth .UlCLjIEObjUu. court of Mofn-tns|i county on a basis of 16200 In cash oh 11 bnntis and tho usual royalty of one-etirhth nf tho production. The linnus alone amounts to $130 p*r acre nnd this Is only for thP lease rights for oil nnd gne purposes. The Oernsaw lease Is hut a sample nf the amount of bonus money that the Snakes ar,> revolving, and no one can estimate what they will receivo In tho way of royalties. The rovnltles paid In for thej (Continued en pegs-d, oolumn i.) BREWER And Fleming Said to Be Slated for Good Federal Jobs in Muskogee Under Senator Owen's Recom mendation MATCHES 000000000000030 o o 0 TO TALK PARK BONDS. O O --- 'j Mtinl> h. Ilavnrla. Dei 1l.ult pold. pr|iucn ' Is Invited I" ni 0 imil tho muse meeting nf tho 0 ' �..mnior.-hiI . lull at ("onvontl-n 0 hull ii.niuhi and henV disrusse.i 0 'bo park b ho \ titoil upiMi ' h. PRINCE LinTJ*OI,D l.ultpold was nlxn-iivo \oars and bad I hod a long and useful III., as a Herman mllllnr\ l> adov � lion ho wns In lSXfi i-a I led upon I" mUo t lie throne nf Itawirla (ho set "ml largest state in tho Oermnn empire. His oall tn the regency was tho rrautt nf th. Insnnlty .if King l.udwig, III. ami h* brother King otto l.llltpold hint devoted himself 11 rely tn"'4im millu.i \ duties mul wa� unfamiliar with . mirt llfo inn ho wan highly regarded in tho .ourts nf Europe and ho took up his now duties conscientiously ,unl with puioMtaklnu endeavor He r ||�,. \2. In termarriago between negroes or pot sniis of niiliir and i'aucaslnns or an\ other i haratlor >r persons within tin Is Joseph l.ultpnld cnre,| ,.., , fl* ''n,l,-', ,,r.. �nv r_......._____ Mheir iiirlsdlotloii would be pr�h!MI oil under a tolnt resolution Introduced Wednesday by Representative Itod- donhorrx of Georgia The term negroes or persons nt lor. Is defined in the bill us any Made J my the County Seat a4 Delaware Cm tho frumperlos of his high po illlon Ills mnde of life was plain ind simple He rarely even in - his later years departed from his habit of rising before sunup nnd an ice on|d bath always preceded his hreuk end hatn always preceded Ills hreuK , �#-i,,_ _____,_ h,.,i,_ ,___ , ___*__, . | persons of African descent or having fast nf strong coffee nnd peasants . r .#,,., _ ,,., , ,____, _ ,. .. ...__?___i,/.... i., i . ,, anv trace nf African or negro blood. rolls " After breakfast his Innc stem med porcelain bowled Oermnn pipe, ivns charged and llahled anil except at meal times It wns rarely allowed tn leave his Hps during the day His day's' program was always the same. At eight he devoted an hour to business and then took a long drive and paid calls which wore In most cases unannounced. Returning tn the castlo at eleven he rfcolved the state secretaries, nterwords tnklng a second and only very hearty breakfast. Further state business occupied him until his 2 o'clock luncheon which was followed by a short nap Then came a walk In the park or a drive t new institute hsr*. He refuse* to supply any ui nil m� a material tn dootorsiHe has not yet patented nig proossavamJ intanda. to run eterea. "ore kept gains to a largv extent hy humanity^* crneleat and oVad. Iteat fnee-ennenr and �un*uiiiptu/n. th>v have every reason In Iho world to throttle a thing ilk* tnta* whlls still In lts swaddling clothes.'* Dr. Friedmann Is only 3� yestrs old; Be has devoted prnrtlrally his entire lire mnc�. leaving the tnedkaoJ schoalto seeking a cure for the white plague. --it PATIWAGE Washington D. c., Dec. 12-Heno-tor Owen has called a meeting of the Oklahoma delegation U hnnks was explained to the Stotu-y Trust InvesllgatllMf OomailU** mdav J. 11. Urtesel. of Grieael �V lingers. New York said that Mil time,, three or four million duUant aiw loan,.,) on the oxcUongp within fifteen mliiiiioH. l have loaned aa hich- aa> twenty-rive million dollars und borrow.,i as much us fifteen million In .no day, but I represent the borrowar rather than the lender" said the WU� ness. Grlesoi said that h� represented Kuhti, l.oeb & Co., and many others-lie said that millions of dollars at * time wore loaned over the telephone every day during tho regular course of business. Th� method of lending money In "The I-oan Crowd" on the etoafc �X> change was described by the Wltnsm*. Me salp that New York banks loaning for out or town banks usually made known the banks for whleh tbey �w� lending; "Whut would be the remit �f fixing a rate or interest on money tn the stock exchange?" asked tlnter-meyor. "Why It would keep the money at home in the country banks" answered . Mr. Ortesel. C W. Turner, loan broker t&t the National City Bank, said that the hank he represents .never charged more than at* per e*nt on imam M� matter what the rate. on tatll money might be*on the exchange. "What Would be the remttt tf sSl hanks did that?" asked Mr. trptsrmey-or. "Why. money would not he at* traotea tt�'N�w iXewlt^ wamm^^ttfl! Ttimer. �� mm^tim^mnmmt^, nentty whtn money vm-m&ilmWW-: he Icwned far the toaimvw mm. National-# method or mttklng loans �n tMs fttwr of the exchange and said that the to* tal dally loan*-op the exol amount tn mora than MWIWW |BO.00P,(lflO. ..'..' y. mm ^^^^^^ ^^^i^i^^^^J Of Philadelphia are Win-ning in Their Eg� War] and Propose to Extend] Scope of Their Activities Philadelphia, fa,. Her 12.--The cam-palgn against the alleged earner on eggs begun yesterday by the llouse-keeijerH league was renewed today with Increased vigor Kvery candlor thai could lie scoured was kept busy fill night Inspt-otlng <-i!Kn to supply the demand nt I'l .onts a dpxon. l-'rom all sections of the oily onto trucks furnished bv nubile spirited owners to help the women in their campaign against the high cost nf living wero kept busy carrying eggs to the forty-three sale stations. The retailers who are blamed by tho women for the high prices prevailing are showing signs of capitulating. Two large chains of stores today offered their customers eggs at the price set by the Housekeepers league which Is six to twenty cents less than they have been charging. "We are In this fight to stay." declared Mrs W. B. Deer, president of the league "if they attempt to put us uiit of business hy slashing prices we will have accomplished the very thing for which we are working. Our source of Kuply '� adequate to meet the demand whatever It may be. "While it is too ..arly to announce our plans iilnnw 'illtor lines, yet we do nut Intend to confine our campaign to eggs only We httve made a careful mirvny of the prices of meats mid other, articles of food ami we shall wage the same sort of warfare whom the public Is charged too �much." The negro who jumped from th* Iron Mountain bridge .nt Vt. Gibson Into the Grand river Wednesday and whose body was later taken from tho stroam. committed suicide to cheat justice. With the fact that a war* rant had ben Issued for bis arrest, and no hope to escape from tho meshes of the law, preying on his mind, Emory IS. Gray, of Haync. Wagoner cotinty, jiunpad to his death rather than face a chargo of etnbeis-slement before a Jury. Gray was wanted In Wagoner county for embexsllng about 117,000 from the eSEtates of his grand children for whom ho was guardian. He had spent this money during the past year It Is charged. He recently re-turned rom Texas nnd the night before his death had visited the home of his grand daughter. He wits without funds nnd she gave him 9*0. This money was found on his bodf. Gray, writ was about sixty years; old. Is Raid to have disposed nf much of his grand children's property. Three weeks ngn he sold one tract of land to a man named Tom Rngean. Gray'a relatives have claimed his body. fj GOTOStt MISS MAY APPOINTED. Miss llessle .May who for more than a year has been olerk In the office nf Justice Bailey was today named by Justlce-el4�ct Mllll-r as Ills clerk. Air. Miller will go Into office on January seventh and will hold court on the lower floor of the new court building In the room roetng Lombard street. A Wnnk-Ad. In the Times-Democrat will wnt that vacant room. i on the Committee o Senators to Trim President Taft's List of Ap. pointments I Washington, D. C. Dec. 12.-Democratic senators at a caucus today authorised five of their number to formulate a plan with reference to the presidential appointments pending. In the meantime nominations In tho army, navy and the diplomatic ser-vtco will receive consideration just ae they would If no political questions were Involved. The objection of the democrats l� dlreeted- especially to-) nominations in their branches nf the govern tnt services, Tho committee wiu be Hemitor Martin, chairman! Menatnr fToke Bmith, Henafor Clark ot Arkansas) wenatbr Btono and Senator Owen. The committee Is Instructed by the oftuous to obtain information rev. garding the nominee* and tn makf^sm tii�salleellnri into. iiteiisHiiiiHb JWST W^^eSTSBSB^SfWT "ISFI * St - W. P�.SISP.(" *-rgpW* ^SS�^^BJjr"S�W*FT' When Thomas L, Hell was truancy officer to see that none Ot the kiddie* who ought to be taeohoot ware shirking their duties he ' we* provided with a copy of th* sotrad! census containing the ruuttee dt every child of school age in the ttuajto* gee district. This Hit the truaney officer compared with the record* ot the different schools and p*tn*tadtfttt<� iy set to work: to run down the d�r Hnuuents whom ft comparison of the " two lists showed missing from the school registers. "Tn the course of His search through the highways and byways of the ctty Mr. Hall hunted high and lew for * certain Jlitmbk tlinija^_�M^,w�j�*t., really the name though it will serve for this story. in a neat little cottage on a plain tittle street Mr. Halt finally located James Smith, senior, gnd, putting on Hie sternest look the truaney <�Rte*r rapped at the door. James Smith answered the knock. "Have you a son named Ammt* Smith?" demanded Mr. Hall nnd the elder smith meekly answered that he had. ,;'.kVv Why isn't he attending school?** the truant officer Inquired and th* elder Smith, embarrassed almost he* yond the power of speech stammered and stumbled over his answer. "Why-why. officer. I couldn't make Jlmmle go, to school.*' "f,f you can't* make your son �� � tend school the law* of the state wUL -take him in hand." satd Officer HalT. Just why enn't you make him s)tv tend school?" We. 11." hesitated Jlmmle Smith'* father, -even If he wanted to go tB school he cotrtan"t We late to-�qp� -port the family." Then Officer Hall cast a withering glance of sarcasm on the haplaea father of Jlmmle and Inquired tf the elder Smith wasn't capable of supporting his own family �My own family-yes, but Jlmmte has to support his own- eight children. I can't make a living for them *nd Jte _ wouldn't want me'to.** ~ . For n fleeting Instant Officer Hall * fancied that Jlmmle's father w��' hopelessly Insane. Then QttectU deyttlQBed tfee fact;, '* ' whose name was aaolfl the school census, fir' ;