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i ; 1 v r ,lrj i. hi! !i i wS Vol. 7 Chickasha. Indian Territory, Friday Evening, July 20. 1906 NUMBER 170 Farms City Property and Rentals JNO. A. DEER1NG. Ps. ANDERS U M0RDT. Vice-Pubs. H. L. WESTPHAL. Sec. kdTb. Our Law Deportment will draft Legal Papers. Examine Titles and Abstracts and Attend to all Beal Property Cases and Probate Matters. Loans Abstracts Farm and City Insurance LILY WHITES DOifiATE SONS OF HAM ARE KNOCKED OUT IN FIRST ROUND-DARK CLOUD DISAPPEARS 1 SMasW "WHITER THAN THE SHOW" Wat Sun j At the Africans Retired Proctedingi of Convention in Detail By far the most interesting feat ure of the republics convention held here yesterdiy was the throw ing out of the colored delegation from the republican club in the Fourtn ward. When the comrait- tee on credentials reported, the names of the colored delegates were conspicuously missing in the report and the adoption of the report, to- ( gether with the expressions of the leaders in the discussions npon the tame left no dou'u? that henceforth , the policy would be io ru'e the republican party in. this district a "white man's party." So far as known, this is the first time the color line has been drawn in the territory. L When tht, convention re-as- sembled at 3 o'clock, the creden- tials committee, composed of Tom Dwyer, C. M. Fechheimer, Ed Euroey, Jonas Cook. G. L. Ham , rick presented its report, with the names of the colored delegates mis sing. Rev. Kersh, olored, was on his feet, immediately to protest against the action of the committee. He made a strong f lea for the re- cognition of his people. Judge Bridges followed biin and likewise protested against the action. He warued the convention that the great leader of the party in Wash ington would disapprove of the course and roundly denounced the action of the committee. Torn Dwyer followed with a defense of th; committee and he plauked it down strong that the republican party must be a white man's party. The crowd was growing impatient, demanding the queslion, when Chairman Rose said hw wanted to put a few questions to the colored brethren. "Is this your club roll?" said be. "How many of them are republicans? Did they vote the republican ticket last spring? They voted with the democrats. Now Y you fellows stand by us we'll stand by you." Rev. Jackson demanded recognition and he explained that the negros voted with the democrats tAxrau.Te they were influenced by f some leading republicans. "Question, question!"demanded the crowd, but Parson Hawkins was demanding to be heard. "For God's sake, let me say a word,', said he and the chair consented and the Parson voiced the final protest of his people. The quss tion was then put and carried with out a dissenting vote and the color ed delegation sorrowfully retired. Rev. Kersh remarking, "I did not expect to be treated in this man ner by the party that freed my people," Following the adoption of the report of the committee on creden tials, the committee on permanent organization and order of business was read and adopted. It recom mended Jonas Cook for chairman and G. h. Ilamrick, of Tutt'e, for secretary. On taking the chair Mr, Cook delivered, a short ad dress in which he extolled the great leaders of the party past aud jrts ent, criticized the democrats for lack of issues, and advocated that the majority of the delegates to the constitutional convention should be republicans. The following committees were then appointed Resolutions: John Dougherty, Tuttle; F.D. Lemou, J.D. Bridges. John Light, A. Haight. To select executive committee: W. H. Seger, Tutt'.e; Dr. Pen quite, E. Hamilton, Guy Saekett, Ed Burney. After a recess the committees reported, the following executive committee being named: W. l,. Sawyer, C. M. Fechheimer, O. Anderson, Frank Brown, Dr. W. II. Minter. J.C. Goode, Chickasha; Mr. McKenzie, Marlow; John Coyle, Rush Springs; J. H. Fuller, Bradley; L. L. Sturtevant, George Beeler, Niuuekah; John Ireton, Ireton; F. E Moore, Pocassett; Kirk Wood worth, Minco; Ray Baket; S. B. Fryear, John Dough erty, Dows Chitwood, Tnttle; four to be supplied. Mr. Fechheimer was made acting chairman of the committer and a meeting was call ed for Tuesday July 31 in Chick asha, Aftei ttending to minor busi ness, the convention adjourned. The resolutions follow: resolutions: We the republicans of the 19th Recording district in convention as sembled congratulate the country upon the prosperity under the mag nificent leadership of the rcpuUi. can party. We endorse the action of the re publican congress upon all the great questious betore it at the last session. We favor the selection of clean honorable men to represent us in the constitutional convention. 1. Be it resolved that we are in favor of laying aside all personal matters and work for the principles of the republican party upon ane platform and using our best efforts to make this a republican state. 2. That we are in favor of strong laws in controlling corporations do ing business in tht new state. 3. That we are in favor of speedy legislation to remove restrictions on sale of Indian lands except on the homesteads of allottees. ELAKELEY--SITTON. Albert E. Blakeley, of Cnanute, Kas., and Miss Chlo Sitton.of near this city were married yesterday afternoon at the Christian parsonage by Rev. Boen. The newly wedded couple went to Chanute Kas., to make their future home.Tbe groom is a prominent business man of that place. INJECTION CASE UP Attorneys for the Defendants File a DemurrefCae is Argued. The injunction cases wherein the government seeks to enjoin owaers offjnildings from permitting gambl ing to take place in them came up before Judge Dickerson this morn ing. Attorneys Riddle. Hays and Bailey appeared for the defendants while the government was repre sented by Mr. Hamilton. Tha defense at once filed a de murrer on the ground of lack of jurisdiction of a court of equity in such cases. Mr. Riddle made the first argument and quoted author ities showing that the court bad no authority to grant the injunction, . At the conclusion of Mr.Ridi'e's argument, court adjourned till a o'clock, when Mr. Ilanaltoa argu ed in behalf cf the application for irjunction. : NARROWLY ESCAPED lynching. negro committed assault upon little girl in mining district ARD!,!OBE GRDW1SG SO!,!E K03 ORGANIZED BY MINERS Marital Secured the Prisoner and Hastened Away with Him to Muskogee Holdenville, I.T.July.io What for a time threatened to be a repe tition of the recent Womack negro burning was frustrated by cool headed citizens of Henrietta, a coal town, forty miles north of here, last night, when Rufus Car ter, a mullatto 20 years old, was Identified from among a dozen oth er negros. He had a few hours before raped a seven-year-old girl named Huf torty, the daughter of a miner. Marshal Henry took the negro and escaped to the woods with hin: and the negro was kept on the go ahead of the marshal all night and until 3 o'clock Thursday, when they arrived at Weleetka to awa'.t the United States commissioner. He will no doubt be sent to Muskogee for safe keeping. The miners are up in arms and there are some ugly threats being uttered tonight.some believing they will go to Weleetka and try and hang and burn him. ' Rumors reached this city early this morning that the miners at Heurjetta had organized to get the negro and lynch him, and that blood had been shed in the effort. No confirmation was obtained ow ing to wire trouble in Indian Ter ritory, following heavy storms. MPBOTCG THE SYSTEM The Latest Census Civet Total Popula tion of orer 16,000. Ardmoreite: The census enu merators appointed by the mass meeting held here on the 14th of the month to take a census of the four wards of the city of Aidmore have compiled their reports and have it ready for transmission to the proper authorities. The census of the farst ward taken by S. T. Bledsoe, shews a population of 5, 385; the second ward, taken by S. II, Butler, shows 3,913; the ward, taken by J. C. Thompson, shows 2,525, and the fourth ward, taken by T. B. Johnson, gives a popula tion of 4,287. These figures give to the town a population of 16,110 people. This is a remarkably close estimate of the population of the town and the census will meet with the approval of all concerned. LINDSAY LOCALS. W. E. Leath and wife spent Sun day in Chickosha with friends. Finis McFarland of Chickasha is here this week visiting C. M. Sho- lar and wife. He is a step son of of Mr. Sholar. Mr. McFarland is auditor for the oil mills at Chick asha. Mr. and Mrs. Wylie have mov ed into the old Lewis Lindsay pro perty on Murray tvenue.Mr. Wyli- ey is manager of the Gilkey-Jardoe Hardware company, at this place, and his wife will be teacher in the city schools the coming year, Jerry Carson and John Mc Caughey went to Chickasha last night to consult the claim agent of the Rook Island road, with re ference to damages for the killing of James Carson in the wreck at Maple Hill, Kansas, recently. The center span of the bridge across the Washita just south of town was carried out by high water and floating logs early last Monday morning; tne timber was carried to a point below the railraod bridge, but it has all been landed. The News. 111 - life 1 i ri ' w erf if Mtf ft- mtf if w tf M nut- M- ir- ? - Wine Increases In Value According to its age. Money if kept at home does not increase but the amount is apt to be smaller all the time. If you make a deposit in The First National Bank It gTows and becomes more valu able the longer you leave it here. Don't put off making a deposit here. Tha First National Bsnk. The Sale Of Full Cream Flour Has grown tremendously since it was first put on the market. Nothing marvelous about that just real m:rit. That means sound wheat, wise selection, cleanliness and care. Try FULL CREAM FLOUR, try a lot of others then you'll come back to the Full Cream brand. Look for the label on -.-p- every bag and barrel. Chickasha Milling Company Telephone Company Secures Service of Competent Engineering Force. J. F. Bezdecheck, auditor of the Topeka & El Reno Telephone Co., was in the city yesterday and in formed the Express that the com pany just completed an arrange ment whereby the services of the engineering department of. the Pioneer Telephone Co. . are secur ed and the work of rebuilding the the local system will begin at once. It is proposed to rep'ace the wires with cables throughout the city and make the system modern ia every rerpect. There has been a demand for more phones than the company could supply and it is expected: that with enlarged and improved , facilities, all cn be sunplied in the ! near future. The new switchboard ( is strictly firstclass and an expert has been etiployed to keep it in , order. Mr. Bezdecheck stated that I every effort would be made to im prove the servics. NO SPECIAL GRAND JURY Judge Dickeison stated this morning that he would not sum mon another special grand jury to investigate the Womack lynching. The matter will go before the grand jary at thr next regular term of court. MANN CEMENT CO. LICENSED AND BONDED All Kinds of Cement Work. All Work Guaranteed. Phone 468. 212 Pennsylvania AVe. . . v . . . ; . fcT 7 7 T 7 7 w . , Miss Minnie Mead is expected home Sunday from a visit ia Om-ba. u V t : :i si t a : Is t u : : IMffl 11 C0 The Iron Clad policy of Clay Donovan's Clothing Store is to Clear out one Season's Goods before the next Season's arrive. Every Season must tand on its own feet earn its own profits bear its own losses. Not one penny's worth of Summer Clothing and Furnishing goods, no matter what the loss will be, will be carried over to next Season. OUT EVERYTHING MOST GO! OUT! OUT! OUT! This week we renew the Gieantic Sale which Bespeaks a loss of many Hundred Dollars, but which carries out to the letter, the spirit of our well definec' policy. Ev?ry Dollar's worth every Penny's worth of Good, Fresh, Seatsocable Summer Merchandise, marked at "Good-Bye" Prices It will be the Climax of a Wonderful Sale, continued more aggressive than ever before. COME ON FOLLOW THE FLAG GET THE HABIT IT'S CATCHING. JAILOR IN 1H HCVSE. SUI TS PRESSED B Y - ELEC2RIC11Y. TRADE AT mtmvan 4fe 1 1 4 .1 1 1 i I i i) "4 1 f r ' t - i f t f f f M - - - t ., t r t f r t t -0 t f f ' s r " , - J ; '