Newspaper Page Text
a Kl "'torloal Socitty
KO DAILY DEMOCRAT
VOLUME VII. NO. 259.
ANADARKO, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1908.
PRICE: 2 Cents
TO CONSIDER 01
President of the O'Neil Engi
neering Company Confers
Claude Loomis Hurt in the
Rock Island Yards by Train
I , .? .1 .- .' . st st st st st st . s st st st st st st st ' i vt st .
A WORD THAT HAS WON ITS RIGHT TO LIVE
Claude Loomit, the Anadarko
switchman for the Rock Island rail
road had his loft foot caught under n
wheel wb'le coupling cars in the
yards Tuesday evening, his foot being
so badly crushed as to necessitate the
amputation of two toes.
Immediately after the accident Mr,
Loomis was taken to the oilico of,Drs.
Kcrley and Mitchell where the ampu
tation was performed and the foot
dressed. Loomis has a family living
in Chickasha where he was taken
Tuesda evening. The injury will
lay him up for some time.
is n word used to doscribo that sort of certainty
which is not so well described by any other word
EXAMPLI5 It's n Cinch that nine-tenths of the store
bnrjritfn. in this city will be secured by the shoppers who
watih tin' ads in the Democrat.
.. s. : :. i ) ' " " ." K" V :' J " " " ' s' ' K1 K J"" K J? J"
Owing to the fact that Mr. O'Neil,
president of the O'Neil Engineering
Co., of Dallas, Tex., could not reach
the city Tuesday evening the ad
journed special meeting of the city
council was postponed until Wednes
day afternoon at 1 :30 o'clock.
At this time the question of the
contract between the city und the
O'Neil Engineering Co., was taken
up and fully considered by the council.
It was explained to the members of
the council that the contract as drawn
fully covered the construction of the
proposed improvements and exten
sions to the electric light and water
systems as well as the construction of
the dam across the Washita river.
It was also shown to the council
that the contract with the Engineer
ing company guaranteed the construc
tion of the work as called for by the
plans and specifications within the
limit as of the estimcates. this 'beine
guaranteed by a bond in the sum of j Lebanon will be given, also music
$10,000 with a surety comparny. in their native tongue, and beautiful
Prior to the meetintr Mr. Goodman ' illustrated views of the most noted
secretary of the engineering compa
ny, indicated that his company would
be perfectly willing to accept a con
tract for the supervision and engineer
ing of the work, permitting the
city to advertise for the bids for the
construction work, adding that his
company knew from past experience
with the nearly fifty towns in which
they had completed similar work,
that after the city had done this and
examined the bids the city would be
glad to come back to he original con
tract. He " presented figures to show"
that in all of thejr past experience
they had by their work and methods
saved the cities in which they had
worked much money over what would
have been expended had their work
been let to contractors and supervis
ing engineers employed.
Special Entertainment to be
Given in M. E. Church
On Saturday night two entertain
ents will be given in the M. E.
church, south, including a "Trip to
the Holy Land" and moving pictures
of religious and educational subjects
such as "The Life of Moses," "The
Midnight Ride of Paul Revere," "The
Prodigal Son," "Life Scenes of Jeru
salem" and "Ben Hur." They will
be given by Prof. Maluf and sister,
who are natives of the Holy Land.
A description of the beautiful Mt.
places in the holy land. They will
also appear in their native costumes
and by personal demonstration explain
the ways and costumes of the people
of their native country. The moving
pictures bring out most vividly the
great lessons contained in the subjects
presented. Every one, both young
and old, should see these entertain
ments. The ontertair.ent will bo given for
the benefit of the Woman's home mis
sionary society of the church.
Township Trustees Would Make
Sweeping Plans for Reforms
. o . v wt . st st st st
NO PAPER T0M0R.0W
"Missing want ad. chances'
expensive habit to acquire.
Oklahoma City, Okla., Nov. 23
PaBsing resolutions recommending leg
islation on matters which they believe
to be vital to the interests of rural
communities throughout the state and
providing for the maintenance of a
lobby to carry the measures desired
through the legislature the Oklahoma
township trustees adjourned their con
vention yesterday afternoon after a
successful two days' session. The
J mo-t important measures advocated
by tl'.in were provisions for convict
labor to be employed on the roads and
for each county to maintian two main
thoroughfares across it, one from east
to west and one from north to south
They also entered a strong protest
against any experiment with the
county assessor system.
The other resolution dealt with
raising funds for road building and
renumeration of the trustees. It was
also recommended that the trustees
be allowed to build roads by contract
with tho poll tax, money instead of
having the work done by the county
Following its usual cus- rA
torn the Daily Democrat r
will issue no paper tomor-
row' in order that its em- rA
ployes may have the day 'A
in which to enjoy Thanks- A
giving as they may desire. rA
JO JO JO ." K" K" 0 iO 0 K iO .
i? if if t? t? K
PLENTY OF THEM
Local Contractor Says There
Are Enough Carpenters
One of the leading local contrac
tors stated to the Democrat that he
wo'-''' contract to construct all of
1. 1- n Aiies contemplated in Anadarko
and guarantee to have them all flu
shed within four months. His remark
was called out by the little item in
the Democrat Monday to the effect
that several persons contemplating
building had complained that they
could not secure carpenters. Con-
V. ' tinuing this contractor stated that
while ho was keoping his entire
' force busy all tho time, there was not
" . alm.lnnn .f . n h..h i h.. 1.i.. Jam 1i.
nmount of work in sight, and ho felt
sure that the local contractors and
their forces could handle nil of the
building in the city during the coming
year. Ho would be willing to under
take it and felt that the other contrac
tors felt the same in regard to the
Sermon to Be Delivered by Rev.
Brooks at the Method- .
An American Hobo
Carmen people who failed to at
tend the play at the opera house
Wednesday night, missed a rare treat.
The comedy dama, "An American
Hobo" was presented by Robt. Neff,
supported by an excellent company of
artists. Tho house was well filled,
and all present were charmed with the
tine actings Carmen has never seen
n better actor than Neff, in the char
acter of a tramp. It is safe to say
that if Bob Neff over visits Carmen
again, he will be greeted with n
packed house. Carmen, Okln., Head
light. At the Dietrich Saturday night.
Leave your orders with O. P.
Skaggs for five year old fruit cake
for Cfinstmas. 259-Gt
All Arrangements Complete
for the big Event
SaMinnnh, Ga, Nov. 21 All ar
rangements are complete for the
principal sporting event in the auto
mobile world which will take place
here Thursday under the auspices of
the Automobile club of America. This
will be tho great race for the grand
prize, and many auto experts are al
ready getting ready for the big event,
and thousands of people are arriving
in tho city to be spectators. To
morrow will occur tho snjall car race,
nnd both races are to be run over the
public roads of Chatham county.
Specially constructed courses will be
used, and the prize to bo competed
for is a handsume gold cup valued at
$5,000 donated by tho automobile club
of America. Both events are inter
national in scope and there is now on
the grounds drivera from Itnly, France,
Germany and America.
Union Thanksgiving sorvies will
be hold in the Methodist church to
morrow at 10 o'clock, the sormon to
bo delivered by Rev. J. P. Brooks of
tho Baptist church. Tho morchats of
tho city, so far as possible, are asked
to close their places of business In
order that all who may dosiro can
attend these services. Tho servicos
will begin promptly at 10 o'clock nnd
will bo over in timo for turkoy dinner
at 12. The order of sevice will bo as
Prayor-Ruv. C. F Mitcholl.
Solo Mrs. Starkwoathor.
Roading Presidents Proclamation
Row E. B. Tois.
Scripture Loseon Row J. J. Moth
Sormon Rev. J. P. Brooks. i
Prayer-Rev. L. E. Smith.
Benediction Rev. Parrington.
21 Tho twonty
tho founding of
Austin, Tex., Nov
fifth anniversary of
the University of Toxas ia boimr eel
ebrnted today, and tho hundreds of
former students of that institution are
in attendance. Tho celebartion prop
er begins tomorrow, and will contin
ue through two days, although today
informal receptions aro taking place.
Practically all of tho educational
institutions in this and other nearby
stalesTviir be represented. "" "
Annual Meeting Enucational
Newport News, Va., Nov. 21 The
annual meeting of the Virginia Edu
cational conference began here today,
with teachers, principals and others
interested in school work from all
parts of the state in attendance. The
conference will continue throughout
the remainder of the week, during
which time interesting and highly in
stitutive programs will be carried out
daily. A feature of the session will
be addresses daily by Governor Swan
son and Supreintendcnt Eggleston.
Other speakers will include noted ed
ucators from several other states of
the point of view of those j nrooroBHWKOfrianMM
The following program will be
given Friday evening at the 8 o'clock
at the Presbyterian church under the
auspices of the County Teachers' As
sociation. No admission is charged
and the lecturer's subject is popular
and not pedagogic.
Piano Solo Mrs. Ida Mitchell.
Reading Mrs. Geo. Westhermier.
Vocal Duet Misses Mary andEdna
Lecture, "Our Manifest Destiny"
S. M. Barrett.
You aro invited to come.
(Formerly the BIJO:)
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT.
interested in tho movement for an
organization of the township trustees (
to influence legislation in behalf of ,
reforms needed by the farmers the !
convention was highly satisfactory. .
D. T. Witt, of Vinita. president of
the association was the originator of
the movement and carried it through
its initial stages in spite of some dis-
j couragement. Although some of
the trustees were slow to realize the
importance of the organization, al
most all have become enthusiastic ad
vocates of the' movement.
Something Entirely New
Mobile, Ala., Nov. 241-The eighth
annual reunion of the Alabama divis
ion of tho United Confederate Veter
ans is in progress here today, with
thousands of veterans from all parts
of the state in attendance. The re
union will close Friday night.
"Land of Peaceful
The latest and best Moving
Newkirk, Okla., Nov. 24 Tho
county institute which began here
yesterday and will close tonight, as
been very succcessful. Many far
mers from all parts of Kay county
are in attendance.
New Indian School
Wyandotte, Okla., No. 24--A large
school for training purposes is pro-
nnctwl fnr Hm Ttwllnn Atrnnnv nt tlifa
Overture "Encouragement"! pincc. The government is to be
"We hnvc just received
a nice assortment of Rich
Cut Glass, all new designs
giving beautiful effects.
See our windows for the
latest and best at tho
f.F. MITCHELL Jewelry Co.
asked for a donation of ?5,000.
A laugh and
a scream with
Music, "Sweet Melodies,"
Waltz, by A, Sheets
MAPLE SUGAR INDUSTRY,
Another scream producer.
"DON'T FOOL YOUR WIFE
Music, CORNCR ACKER,
2-step. Princess Orchestra.
Admission 5c and 10c.
All parties to whom the Pioneer
Telephone Co., is indebted on open or
running account will please present
statement to the local manager of the
i company at once as it is desirous that
all accounts be adjusted up totthis date.
Pioneer Telephone and Telegraph Co
On Saturday, Nov. 28, at 1 o'clock
C. W. Gallaher will sell at his place
adjoining Anadarko 1 match team of
ponies, 1 team of horses, 14 milk
cows, 20 good cows, 12 choice Jer
sey heifers, 1 thoroughbred Jersey bull
calf, dairy wagon und epuipment and
numerous other articles.
Stores Will Close
By agreement with the clerks union
most of the retail stores of the city
will close at noon on Thursday,
Thanksgiving day, in order that uli
niaj have an oppurtunit to tnj-ij vh
r.olda o in iua., 'horMe.
' I THIS tAC1.6TANDrOI4 YUU
m aaaaaOf KNOWIWO HOWtseaa
When You Are Ready To
Choose Your Fall Suits
you are particularly invited to .make our clothing
room a call. You have to examine several lines to
get posted, to be able to judge which is the best. We
do the same thing in a larger way to keep up-to-date
All good dressers have the ambition to wear the
best. We ask for a chance
To Show You
how superior Stein-Bloch and Sanipeck clothing set
off your figure.
IIow much style is put in their make-up; they are
the pioneers of modern High grade clothes, and are
still maintaining the lead.
These goods in fit, style and quality are so supe
rior, that they have driven the merchant tailor out
of business, except for irregular shaped figures.
Give Us a Try-On
Wo will not bore you to buy, will not have to.
Prices $15.00 to $25.00.
A GREAT SHOE DEFT
at our place. When looking at suits,
have Mr. Cargill show you tho new
shoes. It will interest you,
EDWIN CLAPP SHOES
$6.00 aid $7.00
$4 and $5.00
are tho Two best makes sold. Wo can
fit all feot .narrow or widp.'iJhort or long
to examine our new Fall Underwear,
have a great assortment to please the
MEDIUM WEIGHT RIBBED
UNION SUITS THAT WILL FIT.
SI.00, 1.50 2.00, 2.50, 3.00.
LIGHT WEIGHT FINE WOOLENS
$1.50, 2.00, 2.50.
If you are particular about your
Underwear, be sure and sco us.
The Fair Deo. Stor
UltliHIHIHMH I1 1lfm;ffiEHifireagHKgiUffagf5ra