Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 334, Ed. 1 Friday, August 12, 1910 Page: 4 of 8
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of tlu o.nri httontfoiiH of tho govorn-
moro than express a wish iir to wheth-
er or not the legislature will ho per-
mitted to leave AiiHtln on Wednca-
nosday of next week whon the present
flotmlon will expire by ronqtltiiUonal
when thoy vote. In uxptnniitlon of
bin bill which ho will Inlrddueo ono
day HiIh week nay there nro four can-
didate In tlio rueo. Tlio Voter will
murk thu figure "4" lifter lila flntt
choice; tlio figure '"I" nftar lil sec-
ond choice; "i!" uftor IiIh third choice
ami "PJ after IiIh fourth choice.
Suppose )no voter lynforrcd Colquitt
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llmltatlonH fr .. ..r..t. 4 . . . ..' ...
VV O. Htnmns of Upsher county. whoi.i.ni.. u' i.i'.u... :..sl'n .. h.i
. i iivi ' iy r'"iruorui vui f o mi !
IiIh Inst ciolco In Davidson tliore'rt n
''I" Auothor Voter hna different ar-
ntnsciuunbi with Polndexter firsthand
sitlll unotlier a different arrangement
with Joliiison first Under Cublo's
plan the flKinoa Indicating various pre-
ferences wouh be added and the can-
didate who received the laigest sum
would be the iioininot!. Say the second
was a member of the penitentiary In-
vestigating commltteo expresses hlm-
Kolf as being of tlio opinion that the
present extra session will be !mniedia
tcly followed by another special ses-
sion and that at. the fourth called ses-
sion penitentiary matters will be giv-
en full and free hand
Mr. Stamps is further of the opinion
thnt wh'le to his vtai of thlnldng. all .nw.0 ere8tnteit by' "S" hatf enough
tuio manors inai nave oeen iiih '' 'a nmi Othor
submitted by tho governor have been
mnttcrs of incasing Impoitance that
tho g6vornor has been actuated In sub-
toUHur all save the fnsurance and
prize fight picture subjects merely to
furnish work for tho legislators to
perform while the Insurance commlt-
teo was framing tho proper Hind of a
law to replace the blundor that result-
ed In tho third called session being
brought into life.
Should tho contention of Mr. Stamps
1)0 correct then a Kfe-cjI.o jjcrap 's tho
prospect for strong opposition will
numbers to makq tho
largest total then he would bo tho
nominee regardless of all things' else
eNCopt Avhoro a cnndldato hns majority'
for thst choice Cable sa he will
got his bill through the house but (
It now nppnars that the Cofer bill of
Summer Goods Disappearing
NtwHhstndltt0 tk HlsqHltlng r&ports as f nrrp
tfons mnd it Snmmr stks ar st&adily fmpliikfth Haslr
tnln hts nnd plas nnd Whittling dewn eth&rsqxiry day. Th pe
knew what thty r doing Thy r JuiLarnwih dlspos&
orsnt wndltlsns Ms Any of tho hlnoGtsbut thy nm0r4krtl
j thnt th&lr dollars do double dutyhvfXo thay aroJUfiliiQ jfid sav
nnd lass that oan ha usad right on InjCma tmlhltiandta lUfla and
flifftHa iw&MJULPrlaa radtf
nil l iHMWfl IiiIiiii aut aan
ara gattlng tkasa gaads
n ta thalr ntanay In tha faaa af
amount of Dry Goods and thay
g. Lots orgooas nara at nan
Wferinasffm- Prompt Acceptance
Entlro stock laules Lingerie DroBsea .. ..HALF MUGE
Kntlro stock ladlea Wash Suits .'. . .HALF MUCK
Entlro Btock ladles Lawn WnlstB J.. . .HALF MUCK
Entlro Btock lace mid muslin Curtains' . . . . ... ..HALF MUCI?
All mon's Suits reduced l van i'Jimr
All men's Summer Pantaroduccd . ... . .1... ...ONE FOUI
All 20c Colored LawnB V JJBI-2c
All ICO Colored Lawns ...... 7mi wfTT.... 10o
rAll 12 ljr Colored Lawns... ... 8 l-3o
All IBTColorod Lnwna ...'.. 7c
AUflVomen'a ?3.50 Sllppora.. . ' $2 00
111 woiiiens $3.00 SllpporH $i!.4 0
All womona $2.50 Slippers .. . .........$2.00
All $3.00 and $3.50 Tan Bllppors $2 00
All Mens Low Shoos reduced from COc io $1.G0 por pair.
All boys nnd chlldrens slippors reduced from 35o'to $1000 pel-pair
J. W. Bogar &Company
thnt Doctor Wright a delegate for the
Choctaw Indians at Washington nta
Salary of ?C000 was' In on the deal.
Ht. also Bald 'Wo'vo got soillo others'
hilt ho didn't mention any other
niil Ailniiiu sav he was colnc to
lading bill in tho Benato which comes KCt 5 .er cent ofnU lno money . F.
nearer bl'lng the fairest bill ever In- MeMurray was to realfzo on the deal?"
troduced. will have tho right of way . nimlrnmn Charles H. Burke.
Ill Illit Otltllwtf nti.l !lt trynl tiri I
V(l Llfll) OltWJViV If HIVi 11110 lll.L DIIUUIU i
oo passed toth& credit of the legisla
ture. The "spider" bill as lias been
prepared is not rt. vicious irioa'surc at
arise to any penitentiary legislation be- Bnf'ihougU j am inclined to think Uio
iag enacted that will deprive the in-
coming administration otVho natural
fruits !'. might U fH to r it nlll
lie recalled that when the committed
hat Investigated the penitential ies re-
quested Governor Campbell to convoke
tho legislature In special session to
deal with this nucstion Senator Weln-
ert a member of this committee Ter
fused to concur In this request made
compress men will throw soulo hand
springs over it. The car shed bill Is
a thing WondorouBly strnuge but can
be well amended into good shape. Its
not at tills tiule though that oven with
another special session tlio governor
will submit his twp-cent fare bill for
It could pass nolthor house.
Reports! received from San Antonio
Cartcr Quoted Adams.
"Yes he said ho was going to make
surii of it as ArcMurray had double
crossea him at-othor times but this
tlmo he was going to fix it so he
wouldn't loso out and whon .McMurrar
got hiB 10 per cent of 3 million dollars
or whatever it amounted to Ho
(Adnms) was going to ;gct 5 per cent
of the proceeds. '
"I also mot Jake L. Hamon at Wash-
ington. He told me to go to that 'Old
Man Gore and get him to withdraw
thnt fool bill of his against tho Mc-
Wnilnnoilntf -frft 4-n Mm tftntl flw.t Onn
hvt liiq imsoc'iites oiu tho uround that .. . r o ...i... ' .. ... Murray contracts."
such legislation should fall to tho ad- PaIeatllI0 dl8trIct in the senate is pot ' Conf esTsnan Caar' J"'8 Pt " J
ministration thnt will have to bo affec- d0 as wo ug n8 f ds coul( w'ish Cheroe Indian arfd who was for two
ted by it in tho main. Senator Wein- Hc a hard campaBn for the notn years a momber of tbo HouBo commit
crt Is of this opinion still. natIon for congrosa agaln8t w teo on Indian affairs was then asked.
RepresontaUva Maddox of Palo Pinto G Q t0 GnIveston dlBtrlet and "Do you think a majority of tho In-
J8of tho opinion that the special sea- tho fltraIn of tho labor almo8t oxlmiIS d ans are m favor of these contracts
Hlon now on will bo permitted to nd- ted ha nervous energy giving 10 per cent to McMurray?
journ 'fms dl'i at the .nilrii.u i the . - ! "Thoro Is no doubt that they aro"
constitutional limit and that tho gov-' - jho replied "but there also is no aoum.
ernor will wait until after tho general "DfinD lUMl&lC" I CADIIItlP lat in singing the contracts many
wera influenced to do so by persons
' who had an Interest in. them."
Adams was described as a Delewaro
t ..... ...t... l.nM..nv..l.r t.nc linntl moia
iIIIUIUU. WI1U llUIIUIiL.J' IIUO uvi; ...w
j tionedI as having called on President
Tnft in mnttnrR nretalnintr to Indian
legislature' before .Cowgnjssfmrtii Carter Told the Com- afrairs it vas -Adams to whom the
election before again reassembling the
legislature. Whilo .Mr. Maddox didn't j
express himself In so many words it I
is quite evident from the general trend
of lils wjprossjons that he is of tho I
opinion that tho governor can convene
POOR INDIANS" LEARNING
ABOUT VALUABLE LANDS
the administration of Governor Col-
quitt is Induced into office.
Evpii If the present session of the
legislatine hold right sessions it
would be itlinoat Irn t'Aslb'e tu com-
plete tho subjects that have already
licen i iu"tl Hk J.'i" J 'itwmr by
iiiitteo About Meetings Willi
Adams and Harmon.
Indians in tlrrs state were asked to ad-
j dress telegrams urging Piesident Taft
'.... .. ...... .1... nlA nf ill. I.inrlu ffl
.Munay IB the holder of thq Contracts
AlcALESTER Ok. Aug. 10 "Tho by which according to Senator Gore
poor Indian" learned a few more a 10 per cent or 3 million dollars
things about tb proposed Bale of 30 "attorneys' fee" would be allowed.
Wednesday of next week. The insur- million dollars' worth of his land lit Hefoio Carter lett yi stand Mc.Mur-
ance bill blundor thnt is lesponsiblo the hearing before the congressional ! ray's attorneys obtained from him tcs-
'for the prebent session was scarcely Investigating commltteo today. timony tendim; to show that McGuIra
debated when it passed two yems ago Congressman C. D. Cartor of tho in previous Indian matters had sup-
xand ttyo members now hero arc ehl- Fourth Oklahoma District testified that ported measures in Congress opposed
lilting qn inclination to learn a little at an Interview at tho home of Rich- to tho Interests of McMurray.
something more nbout the hoav law nrd C. AdaniB an attorney at Wash- f Carter's experience on tho stand fol
that tho committee will propose than
they knew about tho Great Blunder
during the first meeting of the present
If tills bill Is reported out of tho
house Friday ft could scarcely be de-
Tmted section by section through thnt
ington Adams has said he had an ar
rangement by which ho was" to secure
5 per cent of tlio "profits" to bo doriv-
cd from the McMurray contracts.'
"He also told me" Mr. Cartor testi-
fied "that congressman B. S Mc-
Guiro was In on the land deal and
body before Saturday. Tho sonnto cer- would got his ahare. Ho also told mo
Going at invoicie cost and if you are interested and
want a suit at all this is the time for you to come
and look at the values we are offering in clothing.
See our show window for Display and Prices
Mingus Bros. & Co.
Mens Quality Outfitters
lowed another day of lively testimony
Offered an Attorney at IrcscuL
1 Bi leathern an attorney of Mc-
iiostor loui auout a iiiuciiuk ."
Murray two years ago whon McMurray
ho said offered him a present ot ten
thousand dollars if tho old tribal con-
tracts would "go through." These con-
tracts were afterward disapproved by
Presldont Roosevelt. What the "pres
ent" was for Latham declared ho could f
not nink out for he was not asked to
support tho contracts.
At another time Latham testified ho
was offered a sharo of tho 34 million
dollars "attorneys fee" which juciuur-
ray subsequently obtained in an Indian
land deal after tb0 amount of tho fee
had caused much discussion m uon-
gress. Tio last offer uio witness
uid. was mado contingent jipon ihh
aiding McMurray who was tficn trying
to become a delegate to tho Republican
convention at Chicago. McMurray did
not so as a delegate and Latham said
ho never received anything.
Met Indian ut Wur Dances
Incidentally tho Indians many ot
whom wera present In tho commltteo
room learned ot "Robber's Rooso" a
town In the south part of tho Htato'
From "Robbor'B Roost" there cmorged
ono dny an emissary representing Mc-
Murray who wont to a "war council"
of Indians to got them to sign tho con-
tracts. About Blx bundred of tho In-
dians Blgned at thai tlmo. J. H. Godfrey
testified. They also ho said signed
tax cas0 contracts by which McMur-
ray was to get $10 "a hoad" for fight-
ing tho taxation of tho Indian
"Was 'Robbor'B Roost' tho hcadqunr.
tors of McMurray's agents?" asked
Congressman C. B. Miller. j
"I don't know" Godfrey ropllcd "ft
wna where a man named Bates lived
Bates arranged with mo to go to tho
Indians' meeting and get tho contracts
signed." . I
Carter Also Wet Han'on.
Tnkln the stand Congressman Cn-.
tfr related meeting Jako L. Hamon on
May 7 last. Homan la accused by Son
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North 2nd St.
ator Goro of having offered him $25-
000 or $50000 bribe in connection wltij
tho McMurray contracts on Iny 6.
"It was tho day after Senator Goro
saya tho bribe waa offored him' Cai1-
tor aald. "I metsHoman In tlio capltol
and wo went and sat on tho capltol
stops. Hamon said 'You go to that
"Old Man" Gore and got him to with-
draw that fool bill of Ida against the
"I 'rojilled 'If I should mix up in
those McMurray contracts tho people
would think I got part of tho too; or
thoy would think I didn't havo Bonso
enough to get part of It -which would
be disastrous to mo politically In cith
er casq.' I ttBKea Hamon wny no m
"Adams lnvitod mo to his homo I
Washington and L wont to see him"
Congressman Carter Bald. "Duilng the
conversation bo spoke of his five p
cent arrangement with McMurray. Y
said ho would got five por cent of w-
ev6r McMurray mado out of tho Ian
deal. He then told mo ho hnd lots of
peoplo back of him. "Who havo you
got?' I nsked 'Well' ho replied wo'vo
got Congressman McQulre for ono.'
'Ib McGulro in on It?' I naked.
Other Names Mentioned.
" 'Yos' ho said 'McGulro Ib in on It
and ho will got his sharo too
" 'Who else havo .you got?''
" ' We've got Doctor Wright
n't go to Goro himself. Ho replied Oh wo'vo got some more.'
He's In on it too.
ho wasn't Interested In tho cpntracts"
Gore Told Him of Bribery.
Seeing Senator Goro afterwards t'
witness said ho told him what Hamon
had said about not having any Intorest
In tho contracts
'That waB pot what ho told mo" Son
-tor Goro replied according to
tor Tho Benator then told Cartor
iibmit tne attempted bribery
It was last January or February that
Carter and Aaa-a met tho witness
"Then ho wanted mo to gq to Sena
tor Gorq and get him to withdraw bis
opposition to tho contracts. Ho Bald If
Jthoy cpuld Bto) Gore's opposition there
would not bo any troubl0 to get the
thing through. I aBked him If ho was
sure ho would got his sharo from Mc-
Murray Ho answered lip was suro of
It or that ho would niako sure for Mo !
Murray had double crossed hlin before
and ho did not Inteud to pJIow him to
uo it again
"Is Adams a man whoso word you
I Would tako as gospol?" Chairman
"No not as gospol; but what ho said
this tlmo was said in bucu a way as to
"When ho said ho had McGulro in on
It and .McGulro was toteo. nlstshnro
did you take him BorloUsly?'
"Yea. and ho said Jio bad Bomo
"Do you know of anyone in any of
tho departments at Washington who
aro Interested In tho contracts?"
"No I do not."
In his testimony Cartor said ho had
been convinced Ahat President Rooso-
volt during th0 pendoncy of tho old
tribal contracts was strongly opposed
to tho 10 por cent feo.
John H. Shepherd formprly a spec-
ial assistant In tho Dopar.tmont of tho
Interior testified' that Senator Charlop
Curtis of Kansas and Vice-President
Shorman also opposed tlu"BTcunt ot
I 7lr Tl
Tha VH Wllava DmA
in nmi juh uaia mmwim
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