Thursday, November 30, 1911

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Cherokee Republican (Newspaper) - November 30, 1911, Sallisaw, Oklahoma THE REPUBLICAN JOURNAL W SEQUOYAH COUNTY Si JL. VQL. 6 SALLISAW, OKLAHOMA, Tl AY, NOVEMBER.30. 191 O. 2ft ST BANKERS Fl the executive Reynolds, Dps With But One Dissenting Vote American Aarikers Support Aldrich Plan. New Orleans, Nov. 24 -With but one dissenting vote the American Bankers' Association today save its unanimous and unqualified support to the Aldrich plan of the reform monetary system of the United States. ~ Congress was urged to deal with the proposition as an economic question. Confidence was expressed that the "high purposes actuating the National Central Monetary commission committee was working out the ' details of the law with so.md principles in such a manner as to gain the confidence and support of all classes After the election of officers, the thirty-seventh session came to a close. Detroit Was Chosen Detroit was chosen unanimously on the first ballot as the- convention city in 1912. Boston, Atlantic City, Chicago and Jacksonville, Florida, gave notice that they would ask for the convention in 1913. Vice President William Livings ton,' of Detroit, was elected pres ident, and C. L. Huttig, of St. Louis, vice president. The convention then adjourned. The report of the currency com-missidn prepared by James B. Foreman of Chicago in part.fol-' lows: Currency Commission Report "Your currency commission along- with the officers of ouv association were called into conference with the National Monetary commission in Washington, on Tuesday, March 28* last, to consider Senator Aldrich's suggestion for monetary legislation. "At a meeting of the commission 'held immediately before the conference it was unanimously agreed ^.that the plan suggested by Senator Aldrich is> founded on correct principles, with existing defects in our national banking systems and that with further developments of its details it can be made thoroughly practicable. Subsequently discussed with the National Monetary commission every feature of the plan giving our reason for suggestions made. "Later our reoort was pub lished in pamphlet form and circulated among, the members of this association. Our recom- elected! Chairman of council, Arthur Moines, Iowa. Treasurer of the association. J. Fletcher Farrell, Chicago. Secretary. Col. Fred E...Farns-worth, New Tork. Assistant secretary, William G. Filson, New York. General counsel, Thomas B. Poton, New York. Manager protective department, L. W. Gammon, New York. Beattie Dies In Electric Chair Justice Denton's Court. For the benefit of our readers we publish the cases disppsed of in Justice Denton's court: S. P. Mundell and Chas. Austin were bound tb District court un-! der a $5000bond, each, for their; recent shooting affray. j Chas. Thompson entered a! plea of guilty to drunkenness and i was given a fine and costs of1 $24.85. Mnrtin Miller, charged with disturbing the peace"was grant-' ed a change to John Price's court. The case of Jess Miller, jr., charged with a plain drunk was continued until the 28th, Tom McKinnis, drunk and disorderly was called on by the court for $23.75. Bess Hartley was bound over to 'District court under $3000 for seduction. Willis Amos and Andrew Thompson, carrying weapons, $45.85, each. Jess Robinson A n d Frank Combsx assault , and battery, $14.25 each. Dock Thompson plead guilty to a drunk and was assessed $20.95. R. T. Kidd, disturbing the peace $10 50. Injurtdin Runaway. While returning home from Jim Robinsons Sunday evening, the horse belonging to Mrs; Bob Robinson became frightened, which caused it to. run away throwing Mrs. Robinson ouf and demolishing the buggy. It was thought for a time the injuries of Mrs. Robinson were: such-: that she could .not recover. To the relief of her many friends, however, was improving when last heard from. Richmond, Va., Nov. 24>-Henry Clay Beattie, Jr., before his death in the electric chair at 7:23 a.m., today, confessed tQ the murder of his wife. The statement, which was given out in the rotunda of a downtown hotel follows: "I, Henry Clay Beattie, de-sii ous of dtanding right before God and. man, do on this the 23rd day of November, 1911, confess my guilt of the crimel charged against me. Much that was published concerning the details was . not-true, but the awful fact, without the harrowing cir-starices, remains. For this action, I am truly sorry, and believing that I am at peace * with God and soon to pass into His presence, this statement is made." Beattie's confession v�as followed by this statement by the attending lriininters: "This statement was signed in the presence of the two attending ministers and is "the only statement that can * and will be made public by *] them. ' 'Mr. Beattie desires us to thank the many friends for kind letters and expressions of interest and the public for whatever sympathy was felt or expressed." Throughout the forenoon the! city had rung with rumors that Beattie had confessed. These j were denied at the penitentiary where, in connection with the w-nouncement of death, the declaration'was made that the condemned man h ad made.no statement. The attending ministers would not discuss the case in any way until they had visited Beattie's parents in South Richmond and had secured their permission to make the confession public. The confession evidently was made at the eleventh hour.'when Beattie finally became convinced that; all hope of escaping the elec-tri'p chair had passed. Two days ago(rRev. Dr. Fix announced that Beattie had said he would not confess. This was ascribed to the fact that Beattie desired to spare his, father the blow of admitting gijilt after his many protestations of innocence to the aged parent. In Beattie's mind there was a struggle between filial devotion and a desire not to go to his death with a lie on his lips. He was urged to .confess by his spiritual advisers and at last broke down. Facts and Facts A fa rm assessed - at $2000 last year paid a State tax of $2.50. This year a farm assessed at $2,-000'with the state raise of 38 per cent and , the present state levy, will pay a state tax of $5.52 \ and if those Oklahoma City bankers have their way, this will be further increased to $9.66. God bless our home. - Pawnee Times-Democrat. Amount of Wages Paid in Industries, However', ShoWs Mir Increase For past Yea*:-"" mendiaions have . smce been Mandamus Granted by District Court Judge Taylor., of Oklahoma re cently issued ah order compelling the Board of Equalization of the state of Oklahoma, of which Governor Cruce is chairman, to make a levy sufficient to take up the. $2,600,000  of warrant indebtedness which has accumulated1 and made under the Cruce adroinistration pi'ior. to July 3, the chamber of death. Young Beattie's death chamber was below ground. It has no windows. Becau.se of its isolation and the death ceMis adjoining, tire chamber is as silent an an abandoned tomb. Into one corner of the chamber a black cable drooped. It was the heavy main wire from the dynamos of 'the city lighting plant, a half mile away. The prison authorities don't depend cn their own dynamos for the fatal shock. Over this cable poured 2200 volts* of electricity. It was as ailent as it "was deadly. There was no purring of dynamos to indicate its f a"tal power. When the executioner turned on the full voltage and the body responded to thefearf ul shock, the witnesses gasped. There was no warnr - For a full minute; the current raced through the hbdy'' Cell of the condemned youth. For five seconds it was kept atitsmax-ium power and then was dimin-ished slowiy during about twelve seconds. When the needle on the indicator pointed to 200 volts it remained stationary there three seconds and then slowly Indians Want Their Coal Lands-Three hundred members of the Ghickasha Tribe of Indians convened in Chickasha Saturday tb discuss the needs of the tribe and recommended legislation tb the coming session of congress..] H. B. Johnson, a banker and one of the wealthiest men in Oklahoma, wao elected president of the meeting. The resolution committee unanimously recomme'ded that the suriaee of the segregated coal and asphalt lands be sold at nubile auction to the highest bidder, no restrictions being placed on the number of tracts a company or individual should buy. The convention also asked congress to divide up per capita all Oklahoma City, Ok.',4$j& 25. -A decrease of $93,8^fj|th.ft value of manufactured prorabta of the flour and feed industry in Oklahoma for the year 1910, as compared with 1909, is shown by figures complied by the State Department of Labor. The difference is attributed to the decrease in raw materials from the pre-ious year, owing to drouth. In spite of this showing, however* there was an increase in the total amount of wages paid in 1910 over the previous year or $56,547.-93. The total capital invested in 1910 amounted to $3,793,852.41, which was a slight increase over 1909. The number of institutions money belonging to the Chicka- manufacturing products of this sha Tribe of Indians now on de- class in 1909 was 117, which was posit in the United States Treas- increased to 125 in 1910, although urv. - in 1909 there were 785 persons Congress was also petitioned employed in them and only 775 to at once dissolve all the present in 19,10. During the last year tribal governments, which have there was only one person whose a number of officers who are average compensation was less paid from the tribal funds. than $4 per week, 234 getting be- ,. A lobby will be sent to Wash- 'tween $9 and$10 per week, 261 inaton next winter to represent between $10 and $12 per week; and press the.demandaof,the In- 12S between$12 wH�pep.^eek jiians. All classes of the Indians 37 from $16 to $20 pe* weekjifndi wer* represented, from the full* 12fron\$20 to$25 p>> w�&*L; blood in blanket to ;the 'highly,' vThe cost of,materials and mth  educated eighth blood. ^-Choctaw plj e s u p e. d -j n' 1?910 #a � Continued on page 5. Herald. adopted in resolution of the. plan recently published by Senator Aldrich. t ,State Bankers Endorse it Vv "AS a result of the work we * thus initiated, followed up by the individual' efforts of members of the commissions,andof Mr. Fain worthy v$urA foetal 'secretary, 'o^rof:ft^-^^Btirte^' bankers' " asso$w^ns^^ � pas&edJre^u^anVat 'their' ah: atdr Atdracti'kp^afraavput forth, while 'twpTemaini^a|80tejations had held their conventions, and of the remaining thirteen the sub-, ject was considered." The report was .unanimously; adopted and the currency com*; mission was ordered to represent the association before the Natioi). ai 'Monetary commission and congressional committees. > ^Tew Officers Ele<jT�D.  The following, officers were Duel With Knives. In a knife duel on Joe Alexander's plantation near Paw Paw Thursday night Dock Ellis, a negro, killed Joe Dbdsph; another1 negro. Dodson was stabbed in the eyes arid heart -and waB disemboweled. The trouble started over a woman. Dodson attempted to kill her with a knife. Ellis went to h e defense of the negress and The court held that ic was the duty of this boa,rd to make a levy sufficient to take up all outstanding indebtedness and when they refused to do so that a writ of mandamus would lie to compel them to do their duty. A majority of the equalization board were in favor of doing this in the first place, but Gov. Cruce objected to doing so on the ground that it would make taxes high, and finally the board re fused; to make a le vy to cover the outstanding indebtedness, A stay of execution for one week was granted and unless the sfyt�-lidat$ap^ case ano! the: supreme court reverses the judgment of the lower court the state will a^ least pay off a portion of its back indebtedness. Will be in attendance at the �tom.e of Santa Claus all day Saturday to take care of the little ones. We want every child in Sallisaw and vicinity with their mothers an4 fathers to inspect our line of Christmas Goods. $13,432,577.31: rent, taxes 'i�nd insurance, $133,588.62;. value) of grounds, $329,359.57; valuer of build ngs, $1,196,059.23, vabigof machinery, $1,308,425.76. <&. There are 153 working owners, mciudihg one woman; the a^er^ age monthly salary being $8%for males and $75 for females. Thjere are 2 4 superintendents aii d managers, whose average sa|iry is $100.12. The total number^ plpyed in the management/l clerical work, which is li aeparatelyfrom:the,e- engaged in a figh.t with Dodson. ing near the scene of the murder *AK ^ ,,,,M J4 i M. apprehended Ellis and held him until the arrival of officers Dan Johns and John E. Johnson; who brought him to this city and plac-r 345. The wages run from $34 to $75 for women. 1 H. W. Moore Interviewed!. The following is taken i ed in jail.^-Sallisaw Daily Ne^s. ^^a^sasjCiil;y'cWr.^ot ' Killed by Train. under date of Nov. 21, a|d.. Incoming passengers on the concerns one of ourentegtt Iron Mountain at noon to-'day re- citizens, we heed its nejpp v#ieJ� ported the killing of a young H. W. Moo?e of Saih&w^mbj; lady named Poster by the train claim "hat m�re cattle wMbe atOolagah. The young lady ex- fed at the^oil mill at that p^nt pected to take tne train for her thiR win'HV ,nH'� la8t- Ofe* home "at Claremore, and dropped against this, however, will fe a her ticket on the track just ;as heavy fallingpff incornf�dcaPe| � the train pulled in and in attempt- aa the corn crop in that vi ear. "Att struck by the-engine,- She was oil mill at ^ail saw,'; ga\dyc^ 18 years old.-Sallisaw. Daiiy Mpore, '1,000 steers are on-News. 1 .i ' at the present tim�. They "ftavl -------- been on feed jprobably aboal Married. , w^b Thishumber exW On Sunday morning Rev. El- numhwfed last year. TWi mer Ridgeway performed the 8wen thesupfry of mealfedi ceremony that united in hbjy butit'willnotlmakealargeei wedlock, Mr. Arch B icwr, o ber of fed catile in the Redland, andMiss^ Emma Willi- Ithte falling of in corofedj ford, of Oneda,i 5end the children anyhow They will be taken care of will reduce the aggregate^ I. H. Nakdiraen departed f^r Oklahoma Gitv on Saturday, go ing there;in the interests of his ,bu|ineas duties. i THE FAIR The Home of Santa Claus Little StihsoKi, t:he\f9ur yea^l|,er' TPe> on old son oft Mi aud Mrs. ^Franlc" oiltniir wjll b| held_ Anderson; whoxhad his hand fM*e h�l�^ays, Or lately b;iei^j| jured by..the expl^on i^ajre wWW^lwW-. The^ji cracker,.some three months qgo ^.JW;fe,e M.^1" m. the worUserog-d^na Tuesdayhy i^-Am^^M&x Drs., Janes afcf WoW: It titejkt SSSS?^ ed antnutatioh ft ftjdfeneaes&r^ ^�8X^aMJnfe^^y mi 48

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