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nrrc DI WlKii, DAILY fl "f, 'TT"TrW' TTT- TT A "TV" "W J ALL THE LOCAL NEWS i FROM THE UNITED PRESS'ASSOCIATION EVERY DAY 1 IN THE DAILY EXPRESS VOLUME 11 CHICKASHA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1910 NUMBER 261. f " ,1 yr C--J VALUE OF PUBLIC SERV CORPORATIONS IN THE COUNTY $4,863,661 Total Tax Levied is Over $09,000 Rock Island Company is the Largest Tax Payer COUNTY CAMPAIGN IS BEING RUSHED The total value of the property of public Service I O pel iltiollS III (il'.'Ml.V county, as lixed by the state board of equalization for th jmiijhjih' of taxa tion for the year lit HI is f l,Xi;:!,t;r,l. Tin: total amount of the taxes levied against this property is ii!l,Jl!l.Xii, which is apportioned as follows: Slate, ,7!.JC; t-miuty, $18,JII.83; mutiici al, $i:t,t;i.K7; school, $;;0,!M:,.32. Of all the corporations the Hot U island play the star ro! as a tax payer, the total mine or its main line being $2.t;i;:.t;6, cm which- the total tax Ik $:!7,74m. The Ltmbav branch Is valued at li'l.l!)! and yields (ii faxes f."i,7fJ,"..50 while the Mangutit branch Is valued at $::::,.'.! and yields $l,.'2i;.40. making t in: giand to tal to he paid by tills company JIS,-U71H. The Frisco is the next largest on i the list, Its valuation b. i.,g $t,: fsO.KI t, ! which yield lU2t.78, Next comes j tho Oklahotnu Central, its property In' the county being assessed at lltfo.me) and its tax being $ 2bl.O. j The fourth largest u the C!,h ka.-!i:i ' C.as & Klettrle Co., valued at $:2,",H! I and yielding tt.K2.02 nml the . I clephono company comes next with t37.5D valuation, pas lug . ti.l.T.t,!"). One more huge otic 1 the Chic-kasha ; Li;;ht, Heat and Power company, a,v j potation properly in the various dis tricts. In the t'hii kasha dislrbt the valuation of mu-h property is f!H2.!87, yielding; i;.8K!.i;i. District No. CS Is the next li'Ri'st with cot poi-ation prop erty valued at '! W.'.Hh,, yielding f:.!, 227.08. Itimrlet No. 2 receives $i, 942.2S and Itbitrlct 2fi set $1.7"2; 8ix. other di.-itiictH receive front ? t , (HJ to tl.."00 each and live receive ainoiinU varying from f.'.oo, to Il.tMW. Ttr three dMHcta tint Hhhessed vaUi.tiion of tor- potation property jg le.sg than $li)0 and tho tax Is therefore a, neKliK'tlde qtian tJty. The above liRiu-eii art; talen from tile valuation returned by tin; state board and cei'ifii-d to by Joe Limb-say, comity clerk. 'hail iiitui liishop and .Seitrelary .Mil ler i,f i be democratic county campaign commilteo are busy and county beitd ipi.irfcrx liave been a kcciio of hutitiing activity ihiH week, An Immense amount of matter has been mailed out to the voter and the mniia?ers have, also done a vast amount, of work ar nuiKinj; for meetings and placing the !-peakera. The ("rin-e meeting in ("hit-kasha Saturday at. I o'clock promises to be a great event. .Mr, ("nice will make bin only speech of the campaign in Grady county at that lime. lion Jack Love will Hpeak in tho City hall Thumlay evening at. 8 o'clock. BISHOP DENNY IS COM Judge William, t'ol. ft. L. Glover and I ton. ("bind McCrorir of Alva spoke to enthusiastic etowds Monday at. Po casKCt and .Mined ;md v-uierday they addresKcd tins voters at Alex and llrad ley. Attorney Ksteg ami Col. (U-a. W. Barefoot held a splendid (iieeling at Verde n bint night. Jlr, KsU'M was in vited to meet a republican speaker in debate but the latter didn't show up. When the republican oralor failed to appear Col. Barefoot said they called up C, M. Kechlieimer by phone, reqnoKt.iiig that he crat.k up his btt.z wagon and take a spin out to Verden to meet. listes, but "Fech" was too busy to take the trip. Kates made a telling democratic: speech. GO AFTER ANOTHER FACTORY SPANISH Fed THRONE I C DANGER era! eclines Interfere o hi JL O Pastor Butler Preaches Fountain Company Failed CONFESSED TO A HEINOUS CRIME His Last Sermon Sun day Morning seised at $2!i.O and aylnjs $f.H!),7 The othets in the !:., as l.ttti.: to! Valutioii. t.")2.7r.n . leu i i ,:,, i t.'t Western rttioti , . , I'at tci son T. Co Tutile Tel. Co I'tilliiiaii Car Co. . , Aii'ei ;( iu Kxjn ess I'. H. l.'xpH .i !.::;: I'ocasset Tel. Co., ...... n;ui I'ostal Tel, c. I'UlccIl & l.ex. Tel. Co. S;' liills Creek Tel. 'Co Chlx. Hy. & Klec. Cii . . .; Division Among Townships., Tb total iiiiiotint levied fc.r munii-i. pal ptirose in ilivjdcil among the vu rlous UiHCD.hipA as follows: Tax. I :.;.:-' i i m; e,i,', tiJ.t.i'i .12.9-; t" 2 : 7 :: IK ;i 1 i 71 1 Peoria. Hi., Nov, 2. hieeiued at ait j assault on Miss Mazy Clark, a schofd Icai her near hue, by Joseph 1 iofftiian, I tite boiitd of directors, reprcsetnativei of tlie , newspapers and of tlje typo g'Jipb.'jl. union met State's Attorney SctbU ana demanded immediate and j riaorotts ptiiitnbtnent for the perpe ) i .it r of the deed. ! Hoffman wa arrested late. l.l:4 liiMht ftaid ciii!es;,ed to tieiitg the woman's li.inda crime a a :; v i' 'i wba h n.1 comictt f.iftjt the he is cb'trged. Pronounce Brady Story Ridiculous i Biiiiop Collins Denny, one of the j most distinguished men In bis denomi nation, wilt preach at- lite Methodist ((hutch Friday evening of this week. He ij) said to be a very scholarly and eloquent preacher. Special music is being prepared for the occasion and a large eougregtion will likely greet the bishop. Bishop Itenny will preside over the annual conference- w hicii convenes at Ardmore on Nov. It). Kev. m. L. Butler, pastor of Ep wonli,. church in this cilj, will have closed bis third j Wa tvrk here when be got s to the conference next week. He will preach his closing sermon for the year next Sunday morning, the evening service tmUig turned over to a prohibition speaker. However, the people are not expecting a "farewell" sermon as it is generally anticipated to Meet Terms Boost Land Sale .Special by I'niled Press. London, Nov. 2. That an armed rev olution against King Alfonso is immi nent if not in actual operation is be lieved today by persona who are iu close touch with the situation in Spain. ' An oflieial denial of any- revolution in Madrid or Barcelona was received today. The press censorship main tains absolute secrecy about affairs in the Spanish capital. Paris correspondents today sent messages to Loudon papers saying out breaks agaiiiot the government were in progress in Spain and many repub licans had been arrested on a charge of tampering with tho loyalty of the troops. Special by United Press. London, Nov. 2. Information reach ed here this afternoon from Lisbon in dicating that the Spanish, government is distracted by a widespread revolu tionary plot. When the plot was re vealed the authorities caused the ar rest of hundreds in all parts of the kingdom. 'that Mr. Duller will be returned for j tee insisted that Following a session of the director of the Chamber of Commerce las! night it was announced that the deal for the Southwestern Fountain com pany to be located in this city was off, ail negotiations having been termi nated. The Chamber of Commerce met all the terms of the factory people and the contract was signed up on both sides but when it came to the scratch the factory people failed to meet some of the conditions and the Chamber of Commerce didn't think ii good-prop, ositioii to bring them here unless these conditions were complied with. It developed that the company which is now . operating in Oklahoma City had some obligations outstanding and Ii they bad come here the Chickasha people would have been compelled to take care of these. The local commit- STRIKE MAY TAKE NEW TURN : Cuthrle, Ok la-., Nov. 2. The lust j hope of tho republicans in their fight j to prevent the "grandfather" clause, Jot negro disfranchising amendment, cutting off 11,000 of the negro voters ! next week, vanished hero late yestei I day afternoon when the three federal judges presiding in the test case at Oklahoma City declined, to issue an interlocutory Injunction against the operation of the initiated act. The court held that 'it had no jurisdiction in equity. The opinion, the shortest ever band ed down in the federal court here, is included in the order and was signed by Waller A. Sanborn, senior circuit judge of the Eighth circuit; John H. Cotteral, district judge for the West ern district of Oklahoma, and Ralph E. Campbell, district judge of the Eastern district. The case was that of Daniel Sims vs. Election Inspector Finch of Guth rie. Sims is a negro ex-slave who cannot read nor write, and who will be disfranchised. The republican state committee was Ijeif of the suit. That portion of the order which may be considered the opinion, is as fol lows: ' . "It is ordered that the plea in abate ment (filed by Attorney General Wrest) be and the same Is hereby overruled on the ground that the defendant does not cease to be inspector until his suc cessor is chosen and has qualified. " "And it is further ordered that the application for the interlocutory injunc- I "nioll Jlilico City . Amber . Chickasha . Chickasha CI Niiiiiekah . , , Chandler , , . Hush Springs Hush Spring--, Alex Bradley . ... Harrison , . . Shirley . .... Verden city . Waldron , . , Turtle Tit! tl.? City , II Dishorn . . . Brushy , Cross Tho levy S (:" ( i; ;h ic.;i.i'2 I.St'.-t..-,:! l,77;i ir, i :-i i.i City ., 'v::. ij 12 "I , : i ..'W 2:m.2.-. ... ,. t;."2 . . . . t i t;i; . . . . 2;.si i. : , . . . . 7.1 . , . . " 217,!'l 112,77 .... No b V V township purposes varies from nothing in Cross township (o 2.'!. 7 mills in the city of ,iuico. Shares of School Districts. Tho total amount paid by the cor porations for school purpose is di vided according to the amount of cor- Special ,y Htll'cd Press. Wa.-.hmwoii, Ii. ('... Tnov, 2.- The iiati iietit made by Cat.t, Thomas Bra dy t( Kati.-a.i City las! nifiti that the huMbvhip Maine vva Mown up hy CitiMii and that high official, of the 'nfted States were aware of this fact, at the lime that war on Spain watt de Ha red, was ;ts:e!ed today by high of Ini.ds here to be tit'eily fal.so and I I'lirtllott.-i Society Women' and Strikers Fare Alike another year. His work has been very bountiful of resulis and he is reeog nided as one of the stronejt pastors the city has ever bad. Mr. Butler has lei-.t- of friends in his own and sister -hurdics as well as among the "w icked worldlings" who will be pleased to see him returned. these obligations be the factory was REPUBLICAN SPEAKING N ! v , : f" i-'l by Che ago, men ard eoliegi ing tilt 20, unit to 1 I'l C 2. -The society Wi git Is . w ho Hf aid tii.mju garment wot k- for era shared the ha me usage that the strikers received from the polke today when the sfiiker. were ordered from the business district. Laior leaders slated (bat th strikers would be able to hold out in- dcl'miti The iepiiblir-Hit campaign tee Hiiiieimcrs' speaking at (be court house this evening by the following orators; lion Tom Hobnett of Ardmore. Judge .1. ii. Franklin of Lawton, can didate for congress Speaking, begins at S o'clock and everyliodj is invited. taken up' before launched here. The checks which ChickaHha gave to the committee in navment nf the j first installment, on lots in Industrial ; addition will be returned. ' The directors bad another proposi i t t , jiMu uuih a large manufacturing con j eeni before them last, night. The pro- I i !H,sed factory would employ not) skilled j ; workmen. Further details concerning i jit. are not yet ripe for publication, j ! Considerable- time was spent by the j directors last night In discussing i ; plans lor advertising Grady couuty i when the, sale of umilioted lauds is (held here Dec. 1. It is 'proposed to- have post cards printed hour-inn" an ad- ' commit- ! verlisenient of the land sale ami these . to tie sent, out hy the people on a day ( to be designated as poslcard day. The I advertising- committee met this after-! mum to work out "details of the! sciieme. Special by United Press. New York, Nov. 2. The prospect of federal troops in control of every mail wagon in the city developed to day as an outgrowth of the express drivers strike. Valentine Hoffman, first vice presi dent of th teamsti-r' union, announc ed today that if a general strike were called tomorrow night, the drivers of mail wagons will be called out with the Others. This would mean that the government would be compelled to man the mail wagons with soldiers. The mail wa.gon drivers all belong to the teamsters union. ,. " Hoffman and W. 11. Ashton are the members of a committee in charge of the teamsters part of the controversy. Special by United Press. New York, Nov. 2. Mayor Gaynor ; was asked this afternoon to act as ar- i ,.. ... , ... . 1 i ouraior in me teamsters sinne aua j has consented to do so. ' lion be and the same is hereby de nied, not, on the ground that section 1 of article 3 of the constitution of Ok lahoma, voted for at the election In August, A. I)., lait), is not violative of the constitution of the United States, but on the sole ground that, although the complainant may have a remedy at law' in this court for the, deprivation of his vote, this court has no jurisdic tion in equity to grant him the relief he seeks from his threatened depriva,. tiott of that right under the decision of the supreme court in Giles vs. Har ris, 18!) IT. S., 475." REPUBLICANS RELIEVED. Durant, Okla,., Nov. 2. .Many repub licans of this section breathed a sigh of relief when they heard from Outli ne. Some of them have been working day and night with the hope of a vic tory bought at the price of a favor able federal, court decision. The re-, publican party is completely paralyzed In Southern Oklahoma, but the demo crats ore inspired to make the victory greater than had been contemplated. "Now for one long last shake at tho carcass of the republican party," said a democrat. "We are not against the republican party as a whole, for there, is much good In It, but we are against a negro-loving republican candidate for governor and a machine leader like Jim Harris. There isn't a democrat in the city who doesn't feel inspired to vote the ticket from top to bottom, early in the day and with much satisfaction." BILLARD IE '3 II NTI WAPPED nMrv j Special by United Press. Topeka, Kan., Nov. ?. "Tell those prohibition friends that they are wast j ing their time and energy holding mass meetings, preaching sermons and I passing resolutions asking me to re- sign. ! "If they want me to resign, let them i get busy with their retail let,iuons and settle it by an election." This was the defy issued today Mayor Billard to threats of citizens' muss meetings to have him recalled on account or bis position on the prohi bition question. , FRENCH CABINET RESIGNS. DELI TA QUENT SALE cabinet gned to- MONDAY Special by United Press. Paris, Nov. 2. The French headed by Premier Briand rcsl day. It is believed that the purpose of the movement was to drop undesir able members. L. B. Powell was arrested yesterday near Rush Springs by Constable Booth and was landed in the county jail here on a charge of . grand lar ceny. Powell is said to be some sort of a traveling merchant and it is alleged that he pilfered a grip at a ' house where he stopped, taking about $25 of I lsal currency of the realm therefrom liy i and leaving in its place an equal amount of confederate currency. Word was received at the sheriff's office this morning that R. A. Russell, wanted in this county of a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses, had been arrested at Ardmore. An officer will go after him tomorrow. Russell lived in the vicinity of Rush Springs. WEATHER FORECAST. For Oklahoma Tonight and Thursday fair and warmer. ly. ... , J i B -Hi Mr. Taft Expects to Vacate Before 1914 Sheriff Returns i ! With Giesckel OUR PURPOSE It is our purpose to handle any business entrusted to us in such a fair and lib eral manner as to make the cus tomer's relation with this bank satisfactory and profitable. Aside from the excellent facilities afforded, this bank has the advantage of a Capital and Surplus of $2(;0,00().B0 Til A CJWf Mn4f Afinl iuu him nanuiuii OF CHiCKASHA B mm Special by United Presr-. i Washington, Ji. ., ov, 2. Presi dent Taft told a contnitltce of.women j from Pittsburg today that he didn't ex- ', pect. to be in the White House in !yi.. The women Invited the president, to attend the celebration of the one hun jdredih anniversary of peace between Kuglish speaking nations, which is to ! he held in Pittsburg in JIM 4. If a lot of property owners in Chick, asha don't dig up a good sized jag of ; coin din ing the next few days County ! Treasurer Kilgore will on next -Monday ! pull off the biggest real estate sale in I the history -of the city. j Property on which the special pav- ing and grading tax is delinquent is " j advertised for sale on Nov. 7, and the ; Sheriff l.oittlutu returned this after- ' treasurer has no alternative in the mat- ; noon from St. Louis, bringinir Conrad'. ,w 1!e ls required by law to conduct; Gieseke, a German fanner near Ver den. who was arrested on a charge of disposing of mortgaged property. Gie: willingly with the sheriff. He dis-!Ule ,11011lh of September he collected; claims any evil intentions in connec- i mvins taxes ,0 tlle am('"nl of 1,41.79 the sale at that time. When the delinquent list was turned i over to Mr. Ktlgore by the city clerk! soke waived requisition and came 1 ulere was BOUt --w m Ourlng tion with his transactions and says he went, to St. Louis merely on a visit. I Fatal Wreck on I Texas Railroad DISTRICT COURT. The ase of school district No. 31 versus the Shawnee .Mutual Insurance j company, which was tried iu tiie dis I trict court yesterday afternoon result led in a verdict for the defendant. 1 Today the case of J. W. Owsley vs. A. Jones is on trial. W. and during October he received S3.. ' j6L93 on the same account. The : ! amount, of grading tax alone collected J in September was $71.52 and in Octo- j ber $743.firt. The total amount of the I delinquent list, collected up to last! night was therefore $s,72I.Sii, or about t one-third of the entire amount that is ; due. j' Many property owners have called; at the treasurer's office and signified their intention to liquidate before the ; date of sale. ; THE YEA SO ARE f fell HAVE Yf Aj RMSGRomM n PER ;! Vsi II f!" 1 1 VY I - ' ! ,1 OTYOoR 7f ' ISKa i ! tONEY IN 1 kK' : It , 4 1 ii fi i '.r; 1 it Gnaws j THERE j rpei ial by t-iiited ib ess. I io. ..ov. .. bengal iiersous are i reported killed ami many injured in a diead-on collision between a Trinity & lltrazas Valley passenger train and a iTHE GRADY COUNTY ABSTRACT CO. MOVES. j The Grady County Abstract company : has moved dts quatters to the register ... , i c vin uir n!M cum e. itss j freight tram at Honey Springs, eight I offices j miles south of here, todnv. occupy the front part of the building POLICE COURT TODAY. Two jags of the ordinary kind fell! into the hands of the police and re-, ported to Judge (Irigsby this morning. M. M. Young paid $8 for his fun and ! the case of Put Murphy is still pend-j in.. You will grow old; your earning powers will fail. Few men are so prosperous to-day that they can afford to over- ! look this. Are you gettinir ready for bid atre? The dav von 1 II start a savings account you will feel younger and happier.! 1 1 Try it. Begin now. I j We will pay you 4 per cent interest on the money you put t in our Dank' and compound the interest every six months. f OKLAHOMA STATE B AT IK ! CHICKASHA, OK L A II O M A .