Permanent Camp on Illinois River - Fenstermacher
O O a directors. w« of Of To BIG PERMANENT GAMP FOR BOY SCOOTS ON ILLINOIS RIVER THE LAND •OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO o KEPT THINKING "BABY" AND FINALLY ONE CAME. 'lose Is committee theological M. fund. five had apparently entirely the report pns- last Impressive dead tne assembly Mr. same And The New President The Two Big Questions That Loom Up In Final Settlement Of Whole Problem Niagara Fn.Ha, May 2H. —The latest developments here indicate that the Mexican and American delegates as a result of their conferences with mediators over the agrarian problem are converging toward a point where they can meet un some common ground looking toward an ultimate solution by Mexico herself of the vexed questions. The Mexicans hope to moet the I'nlted States half way in tho adoption of some suggestion to be submitted to the new provisional government In Mexico, which might be used as a finger post in making way to a final solution. The Mexican land question Is recognized by all as a fertile breeder of revolutions. It la virtually conceded hero that Insistent demand by the Cnlted States for a guaranty In precise terms cannot he met since tho Mexican representatives have no power to bind such an Independent government as this mediation conference alms to bring Into existence. Tho delegates from the United States doubtless will have, to centent themselves with the best pledge the Mexican delegates are able to give and to rely upon this promise that arrangements will be honestly carried out. The Mexican delegates are abovit ready to present a list of suitable persons from which to choose a provisional president, the American government and the mediators to Indicate, one who would be acceptable. It is the intention of the Mexicans to present a declaration of principles on the land problem and In respect to educational reforms. They expect that the provisional president to be chosen will appoint a cabinet representing the varied political interests of the country and that there shall he assured » fair election for a new president and a chamber of deputies with guarantees for the equitable treatment of all factions in tho forthcoming campaign. They fully expect that the provisional government established as a reBUlt of the mediation, Is to be accorded prompt recognition by the United States. They are very hopeful of the success of the program they have outlined. "We -will not let the agrarian question disrupt the mediation proceedings," said one of the Mexican delegates today. "I think there Is a way of coming Into common accord on this and other points so that we may complete our work very shortly." After the conference between the mediators and the American delegates. Justice Lamar dictated the following statement: "Wo have begun to discuss the terms and details of a plan of pacification. On a number of them we find ourselves in substantial agreement. Others still are under consideration and as to them there has been no disagreement. It Is, of course, improper for us to specify the particular points on which we have agreed or those which we hnve advanced for further consideration " WANT INFORMATION ON NEW STATE FAIR Letters from all over the country are coming to the fair association, asking Information concerning the fair. Miss Knell, secretary of the fair, this morning received a letter from the Harrlsburg Real Estate company, of Harrlsburg, Pa., asking far detailed information as to the grounds and buildings and the manner of conducting Austin. Texas. May 26.—R. P. Hnbcock, state registrar of vital Mutlsticn, attributes the arrival of a new baby at his home to the power of suggestion. He bus been married for eleven years and It was not until today that the union was blessed with a child 1 luring the last two years he has registered the births of 300,000 hables. and he says It was bin continual thinking of babies that finally brought a realtia- tlon of the hopes of himself and wife. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO * o o o o O o o 0 o o o o o o o I o §1 o o o • READY TO BEGIN WORK ON YMCA With the naming of Edgar M. Graham aa supervising engineer of work on the new Y. M. C. A. building, and H. W. Gibson, It. B. Wheeler, and E. 8. Emmert as the building committee, Muskogee's Y. M. C. A. organisation Is ready to begin work remodeling the Maddln building into a modern "Y" aa soon as collections are made on the next subscription, due on June 1. Plana for the remodeling of the building have been sent to Chicago to the Y. M. C. A. architects for a final revision, and should be returned to M,uakogee shortly. To date, over (20,000 has been paid upon subscriptions taken during the campaign In March, and this money has been used to pay off notes. Hens, and mortgages, comprising the purchase price of the building, together with the campaign expenses. All of the paper retired so far has been of the heavy-Interest variety, so that arrangements to take care of the balance of outstanding Indebtedness can easily be mode. Another 120,000 should be paid ln early ln June on outstanding pledges, and this will give the work a remarkable impetus at the start. The plans will be submitted for bids as soon as they are received back from the archlteots. STRIKERS FIRE OTTO. S. To Be Made Headquarters For All Eastern Oklahoma Boy Workers, Christian Endeavor And Epworth League Conferences. Will Build Quarters To Acoommodate 500 People The big Y. M. c. A. camp for eastern Oklahoma to be established thUl year will be located on the Illinois river east of Tahlequah. and a committee of prominent Y. M. C. A. men and Boy Scout workers leaves this afternoon for Tahlequah to finally select a site and make arrangements for the • erection of permanent buildings. J. W. Robb and C. E. Buchner at Tulsa, and C. H. Fenstermacher and David G. McAllister of Muskogee will drive out from Tahlequah early tomorrow morning, to select a site whloh will be offered for the permanent uae / of the camp by the Commercial ciub of Tahlequah. A committee of the club will accompany the party, and final arrangements will be made for the Immediate start of construction on the buildings. A permanent building 70 by 100 feet, to be screened In and used au kitchen and dining hall for camp, will aim be erected for the camp by the Tahlequah men, with the understanding tliat the camp from now on become*, tbe> center for outdoor activity of the Y. M. C. A. and associated organizations tb Eastern Oklahoma. It is the intention of the state T. M. C. A. committee, which will later ereet the sleeping quarters and other buildings, to establish in this camp a permanent playground aa well as meeting place for all boys* camps of tne eastern Oklahoma district: all sectional Christian Endeavor conference*; Bp. . worth League conferences; all auia* mer training schools for scoutmaster*; all Boy Scout camps; and all Y. M. C. A. boys' group camps. That the Y. M. > C. A. and Boy Scout officials will hold : their camps aqd meetings there bM ' been decided, while the Christian Endeavor, the Epworth League and iiW- liar organizations have been tendered s the use of the camp. It Is practfefclbr " assured that a big party of team topfai* to several hundred will be at.the camp; ? all during the summer. •j-*'* The camp la to be one of the >nMt | modern of any ln the »outlwe«t, ana i when completed will cor4«ln'ae^i»«iw»* Trinidad, Colo., May 26.—For the first time since'they assumed control ln the strike district of the Colorado coal fields, the United States troop* were fired on last night The shooting it was learned today, occurred at a miners' camp at Segundo, near Trinidad, where twenty shots were fired at a patrol from a hillside overlooking tho camp after a trooper who bad dodged a missile thrown at him through a window, answered a shot fired at him from the darkness. Col. Lockett commanding the federal troops, would make no comment relative to the shooting. LEDYARD WOULD DENY MELLEN'S STATEMENTS Washington, May 26.—Further testimony before the Interstate commerce commission on financial affairs of the New Haven railroad was postponed today until June 3 to permit special examiners to inspect the books of J. P, Morgan and Company and personal papers of the late J. Pierpont Morgan. Lewis Cass Ledyard made a statement saying he wanted to deny much of the testimony of Mr. Mellen and protested against the bearing being datlona for 500 addition to the bull by the Tahlequah bti state T. M. C. 4. coi a, tabernacle, to seat sons, and ultimately house tents, each having accomnio tions for four persons. Those, tattfi will be of the permanent typet oTSr : solid frames, with floors, doors, aftd>'^ windows, and are of the latest apprOV- 1 ed model accepted as best for outdoori- camps and gatherings. In preparation for the annual SUJHKJ£' mer camp of the high school boy leajdi'S era of eastern Oklahoma, to bo helav at the new camp June 10 to 19 committee has already purchased »»v number of tents which will aceomn|Q>^! date at the outset about eighty to OBeV hundred boys. The tents are urMr7'' than the type to be used penamsntfgrvi; Besides Its purpose of affording an outing place for organisation, the *QM camp will serve as a ground tor enters tain ing big conventions of the mW0ti$l west. The local Y. M. C A. commit-.'; tee will be strongly represented on Jua»' IS at Monte Ne, Ark., where the «U»- 7 " nual students' conference of the •nan* west will be held. An Invitation to thfe • students' conference to meet at th»'new camp ln 1915 will be tendered, and* Muskogee has an excellent chance ,t0;|? land the convention for. that yeas. Tttfjrt Is a convention numbering some B*>. to 600 delegates from all the south,' western states, and Is one of the) invMfi: Important district conferences ltjftfi» annually by the Y. M. C A.