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NEWS BY WIRE DAILY fl H 'Tr-rr-w tt ir-rr ALL THE LOCAL NEWS l ' II j 'I S ' J 1 H. II 11 JL'AlJUI FiUMTHn UNITED I II . I II I h ilA v v. l EVERY DAY THE DAILY EXFRE5S PRESS ASSOCIATION ! V-JL VOLUME 11 CIIICKASHA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1010. NUMBER 263. A 1 HOW THE CORPORATION COMMISSION WORKS Chairman Love Shows How it Saves the People Money Talks About the Hook Decision Chairman Jack Love of 'Ik Si ate. Corporation Commission, spol.e lo an Interested c rowd of bus ;i, Mm at lite city hall last night, his theme, be ing til o woik r.f i'H' commie-Ion. Mr, i eve said h- ill !ti't ' on e to make a po I Heal KK"-r!i a i. .1 lu kept tils woid. In a plain, straightforward talk he show- i il how the -i i,tel -s'uii mo.'..,. uli.it it I I. 'is done ji wh.r. n u :t:i.-tn;i:iiu t ' jO. Thus ; vim heard him wi-ie ion' vlnced thti' 1 1 :0miki-i n i- woitb; many time-, rs c-t to ilv people. Ac-! lording to li:n- " the i nilro.nl-, .Mr. Love (. 2 celit r.tle unit the :' f ' lj?ht r-"i! I ' ;onv m.t l'.i y tie : oni ; i, ission o,: tni 'i sij.iMii',0' ti, wh.In, they woike! - f.,-.. ; i. ill people wire sav d hat amount, while the en-, tire cost of :r. rouri' i, . was only; $i'7.fM0. ' Aside from the rates that weie en loliieil by Jtl j Hooli. Mr. I. c sj.ii !?' that the .'i uii.i M hi I !."'ti aide to save shipper of. tho state thoiis. .' anils of dollars on inti': stale hhlpim tits ' not lakliiK Hny of the complaints with; the companies diitet, and niiti thU ! failed, carrvltiK It 10 the InlerhiaO! i toiniuerce toniinlshion. In ibis manner they had secured a reduction of the lumber rale form 27 cents to 21 rents, or ti per thousand f ct, , Similar re ductions had been secured on (train ami certain other commodities, the savings even In rases of this kind equalling the cost of maintaining the commission. IteferriiiK to the charte that Oklaho ma Is radical. Mr. Ixne mid: "The state of Oklahoma is known 'hioiiKhout the civilized world us the place H here peopln Rmie the far thest toward the realization and per petiiatioti of popular (jovei nmeiit. i'ar tiMii papers and partizatl speakers in Oklahoma and outside of Oklahoma (Ml Ihe woiid that Oklahoma is rad teal. The choose cannot lie proven be cause if Oklahoma is radical. It must be radical compared will; "t'r; slat' f or government!! and this ouditiim does not exist. Oklahoma has the most, advanced state government in Hip country because It has availed it self of the best features in the laws of the best states and (tovprninenis. l! Is not radical In comparis'in with other sovernmeiits because all its laws are adopled from some other slate or slates, and because limr-l of the pro tensive laws of Oklahoma are now to be found in law or in public favor' In several of the olher sta'es. Tiie slate ' of Kansas is radiral if Oklahoma U radical, and the pohtiial complexion both the states mentioned indicat that not only are they as radical as Ok lahoma but th'r radii alisni' has grown up In soil of the opposite jsiljili ai i ha racier," Com emiim the lbok dcci.Mou the speaker said In part: "Its effect upon the industries nf Ok lahoma, and little. les than Intolera ble. Any citizen of Oklahoma who Jirtys railroad fare or has 01 1 -aslon to pay fieiKht. rilreesly, that Is, as a ship per knows that these Items In his ex pense Bre hlKher than they would be If the Hook injunction had not been is. sued. Kvery citlzeu who has looked Into the proposition cuouith to have a Utile knowledge of the facts knows OUR PURPOSE It is our purpose to handle any business entrusted to us in such a fair and lib eral manner as to make tho 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 - - $2G0,()UU() liiu Hiai hauuliai uuiiu OF CHICKASHA that the. injunction Is unjust lo (lie people o Oklahoma. A )cn;oii who has a thorough knowledge of the law land the farts knows that, ibis injunc tion is nothing less I ban a judicial mon strosity. "It rests upon the contention, that, the railroads In the state of Oklahoma are worth approximately Vmn.no per mile, wlu-reas the railroads that have niiiile tiiis representation have refused to pay taxes on values of $:!0.Uuu.imi per mile. It. assumes that railroads in Ok lahoma are not making a fair return on the investment involved, whereas the facts am figures (hit cannot be disputed show them to be making more money in Oklahoma than in surround ing states, and more than Is being made by the railroads in the country generally. I:i oidec to make the showing upon which this injunction was secur ed, the railroads have furnished figures on cost of maintenance and operation that, impress the person who exam ines them as being out of reason when compared with similar figures from other sect ion a of the country." JM.-i iii-Mug the 2-cent fare question. Air. I.ove haid in pari: "Consider !io effect of the two cent fare In Oklahoma upon earnings. I an give you figures for the Hoi k Is land, but not for oihr lines as they refuse to furnish these figures or to permit their recotds to come under Ok lahoma jui isrb tlon. The Hock Island earned in Oklahoma during the liscnl year referred to under the two cent fjre ?1. -'"'!. "u per mile of line in pas- sj'lsger receipts. H earned in Texas' under the three cent rate ?:;77.tO per j mile. The difTeience in favor of Okla-i noma per tulle, of line was Js2".en or j 219 percent. The Rock Island earned j in h ut Uo cent's $ ! .'.iC.ttft per mile 1 of line or less than in Oklaho- ma. In Missouri at 2 12 cents it earn- j ed $i;r,i'..lm jut mile or $.";:7.IM) less than! In Oklahoma. In Kansas a( two cents, I I: eariied $7!i.'.eu or Mes on less than I in Oklahoma and in Arkansas at two j cents il earned m; iI or frtiUHl less than in Oklahoma. This showing Is j conclusive as lo passenger receipts and ! yet Judge Hook takes the position that j the H'B-k Uland in Oklahoma could not make a fair profit on its Imeslment at tiie two ceii! iare mentioned and his li jimciion that t-nableil the company to restore the three rem fare was Is sued." SENDING OUT TIIE BALLOTS Waller Grlllin, secretary of the coon- j election hoard, has been busv the. Is i past fr days getlltig the baihds and ! other clot lion supplies teady to send; out. Most of the Inspectors re ex-' ported to i nine In for their supplies lo morrow but some will not i-ouie till j .Monday. '. There iii precincts in ihe county; and two Imx-s are sent to each. The ; state ballots are deposited in one and the count v ballots in the olher. , CITY WON THE CASE In tin- rani of AI, Weaver and others against the City of Chic-kasha, brought i siou yesterday, with Mayor E'vardu lo text die legality of proceedings In iireslilinR and all members present ex the levying of special assessments for i cejit Cochran, Petty and Sullivan, paving and grading purposes, F. E. Hid- I The.buiii'H8 was nearly all of a rou dle, special "Judge, this morning ail- ! tine character. Reports of officers nounceil a decision sustaining a demur rer to the evidence, which has T lie ef fect of putting the case out of court. Attorneys for t lie plaintiffs gave no tice of appeal. The oniy question or importance upon which evidence was Introduced aL the hearing yesterday al'lernoon involv ed the Kilticieiicy of notice given to the plnlniiffs .or protesting against the as sessments I'jion the showing made, tin? court held that the notice required by law had been given. City Attorney Heir and Iiwrence .Mills rcpres.cnled the defendants r the case. WEATHER FORECAST. For Oklahoma Tonight and Saturday unsettled weather. I FF f RIlfF MFRF ! IllnvltlMlllui i- i - i ,. ' - Speaks at New Star at 1 O'clock Auto Procession from the Train at 9:35 Reception at The Early , Hon. ,cc Cruce will arrive in Chick iisha on the Rock Island at "J::i."i to morrow morning. Chairman Bishop has planned for a large number of auto mobiles to meet the democratic nomi- nee for governor at the train. He will ,H pjV(.u mi excursion over the city and will then be taken to the Early hotel here an informal reception w ill be TIDAL WAVE AT NOME j iipei l.il by United PreM. Nome, Alaska, Nov. I, Without J wanting a tidal wave swept, over the : out !;, lug districts of tins Cllv last i ! night, destroying eighty houses and 'carrying two houses out to sea. ; The damage to supplies w ill rrai h many thousands. No casualties are re ; ported. Uncle Sam . May Have (o Paddle Him j Special by United freja. New Oi lcans, Nov. 4.--According to ! advices received tod.iy America may be forced to use intervention to put an end to I lie tyranical rule of General i.los. Valiadarcs, the usurper at Anal- jopa. I Commander Haves of the Princeton 1 iutoi tueil Vfilla'iaros that at the first I out break lie w ould shell the tow n. I The threat of Hayes followed an j insulting address to George Sclimuek, the American counsel, yesterday by Vallardares w ho threatened to shoot. the consul. i Services will he held at the Kpisco I pal church Sunday morning at 11 i o'clock. Itev. E. J. Halrd, archdeacon j of Oklahoma, officiating. The sacra- I tent of baptism and hol.v cor !!!!!! ' will be !:'"'jlstered. a rt,sut 01- W(1ITV over the Portuguese Judge Bailey will go to Enid lomor- j situation. His family physician has i e row to sit in a mandamus proceeding quested him to give up his daily audi In the district euf. ' enoes till he is stronger. COUNCIL MEETING i The city round met In regular ses were received and the usual monthly bills w'ere allowed. A communication from the secreta ry ) a national organization of city officials, formed lor the purpose of standardizing paving specifications was read. It was addressed to City Engi neer Colby and invited the city to be come a member of Ihe organization and send a' delegate to the meeting which will be held In New "vork in January. Mr. Colby was authorized lo represent the city at the meeting. .1. W. Speake resigned as a member of the ordinance committee and H. IJ. Spencer was appointed in his place. The viaduct matte' was discussed at some length and the finance com mittee was given power to take all necessary steps for (he construction of the west approach. H. B. Johnson has signed a contract to build the east approach. held, everybody being Jtiviled to meet Oklahoma's next governor. At 12:.'i0 the band will give a concert on the streets and wli escort Mr. Cruce ! to the New Star theatre where he will begin his address at one o'clock. This will be ihe first and only ap pearance of .Mr. Cruce in Grady county during the campaign. You'd better go early if you want a seat. STORM IN THE EAST Special by United Press. New York, Nov. 4. For 36 hours a storm has been raging with heavy rain and a strong wind. Shipping is sufTering anil ea"lu ai unable (o go In sea. Two deaths have been reported. Sleet was reported this morning in the country east, of Buffalo. N. Y., and Aleadviile, Pa. Telegraph and tele phone service have seriously suffered. Pliila. May Have Slreel Car Strike j Special by United Press. I Philadelphia. Ph., Nov. I. As a re- ! suit of a hopeless deadlock in the con-! ference over the question to define j what constitutes a loyal" man, tho relations between the Philadelphia ftapid Transit company and- its em ployes are acute and a utrike may be called within 4S hours. The arrest of C. O. Pratt, a dis charged conductor, last night, height ened the growing dissatisfaction. Pope Pius Weak Must Take Rest special by United rress. Rome, Nov. 4. The .. condition ol Pope Pius is said to be very weak as ENGLISH INVADE PERSIA Special by United Press. Teheran, I'ersia, Nov. 4. The llrlllsh Invasion of I'ersia has begun wilh a pitched battle in which, it is reported, several sailors from an English cruiser were wounded. Serious troul.de even to the point of involving Russia, Frainc: and Germany is expected to follow. The I'ersians believe (hat the British invasion Is a scheme to divide their country with Russia when the light Is ended. The big nations want, i'ersia, Russia lias already built railroads, schools anil churches in the country. Tin flritish landed marines, threaten ing to restore peace and charge an in demnity. Persia failing to pay the en demnity, the country would then be an nexed by England and Russia. MEXICAN IS BURNED Special by United Press. Hock Springs, Texas. Nov. 4. ! Antonio Hedriguez, a Mexican, j who confessed yesterday to the murder of Airs. Lem Henderson, was taken from the jail and burn- ed at the stake by a mob last night. SPANISH RUMORS Special by United Press. I i-oiiiion, ivov. i. i lie star punnsnes a rumor today ihat King Alfonso of Spain has been assassinated. A dispatch to Reuter s news agency says the king has left the capital for a few days' shooting. Little credence is attached to either report. 100 MINERS MBED ! i Special by United Press. Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 4. As a ; result of an explosion today 100 men were entombed in a mine at Yolande. It is known that five persons j were killed. i v ; RESUME WORK ON STATION Work on the new Rock Island sta tion, which has been held up fur some time on account of delay in tho arriv- al of material, was resumed yesterday ! and is now going forward hi a pretty; fair gate. About fifteen men are at ; work. j Nearly all of the concrete foundation ! is now sompleted and ;t is possible to j form a general idea as to the r'ze and ' character of the building. A consider-' able quantity of brick is on hand and more material is on the way. Sunt. Franzen hopes he will not be delayed again on account of material as he is i anxious to finish the building as soon as possible;. ' CONGRESSMAN CLAY IS CRITICALLY ILL. Special by United Press. Atlanta, ii , Nov. 4, The recovery of Congressman Stephen Clay, now ill In a sanitarium doubtful. here, is considered j ENTO HOWEY SENTENCED TO LIFE TERM IN PRISON Convicted Murderer Flinched but Once While the Court Pronounced Words of Doom 1 Only once while .fudge Cailey was j pronouncing the words which consign ed him to stale prison for life, did I Carl llowey, convicted of (he murder of Ed Morris, of Anadarko, show the ! slightest sign of emotion. I "Perhaps if we could see deep down j in your heart." said the court, address j ing the prisoner, "we could see a pie j tore of the dying struggle of Ed Mor I ris," and then for the first time since he. was first accused of the crime the spectators In the court room saw llow ey flinch. I When asked if he had anything to j say, Howey in his usual manner, re I plied to Ihe court that they wouldn't let him out of jail to get his witnesses. When he resumed his seat j among the other prisoners it was with ! a smile. Before pronouncing sentence upon 66 Birds Island" Tonight BISHOP PENNY HERE TONIGHT Bishop Collins Benny will preach at ?!ie Atethcdist church this evening. . '. This will be the first visit of the bishop to Chickasha, and the church has made special preparations for the occasion. The choir has prepared some excellent music. Bishop Denny is one of the great men of his denomination and is an able I preacher. All are invited to hear him. j . A reception at the church will fob j ow tne sermon. Everybody is invited. j ' Guardsman Gets 99 Years in Prison Special by United Press. Dallas, Texas, ;'nv, 4. J. I). .Mauley, a national guardsman, who killed 'Lewis Richenstein, Oct. 2ii. 1D, when Presi dent Taft was in Dallas, was convicted today and was sentenced to U9 years in prison. mi ,... , , .,, f ,..,, Wmmmmmim 1 THE YEARNS (jRQMNd f : OLDER XsMi I SOAREjMl M i : have y( fu I Jpim jotyojr 7 ' dK i MONEY, IN ItK j IT GROWS ' ' tfM THERE I J ' 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 getting ready for old age? The day you start a savings account you will feel younger and happier. Try it. Begin now. We will pay you 4 per cent interest on the money you put m our banK anu compound tae interest every six montus. OKLAHOMA STATE BANK C II I C K A S H A , OKLAHO M A . j Howey Judge Bailey denied a motion of Col. O'Neill, counsel for the defend ant, for a. new trial. Air. Gilmer and James O'Neill have been searching the. coimiry for Ed Morris, who Is still alive, according to tho theory of the case maintained by the defense. Col. O'Neill said he had received from them information that Morris had been seen in several places at times subsequent to the date when he is supposed to have been murdered. Col. O'Neill asked that Ihe hearing of the motion for a new trial be delayed and when this was re fused he gave notice of appeal. J. P. Tresner, convicted of forgery, was sentenced to two years In prison at AlcAIester. Jim Boyd who pleaded guilty to the charge of horpie stealing, also drew a two years sentence. A new trial was granted to J. V. Monrrief, convicted of forgery.. I The t.:ay, "Bird's fslaud," that, is be. ing put on at Convention hall this even ing by the best talent In W city, Is worth seeing and hearing. Come early and hear the orchestra. Seats reserved at Brownson's. Cast of Characters. Alfred Ray burn Fontel Corbet Air. Selwyn Larry Fish . Arthur Powers . Madam Helga . , Airs. AlcKellop . Stella Rayburn Roberta Selwyn Bobbinnetta . . . Arthur Weideman Mr. Barnes ..........Willie Grist Airs. Estello Freda Decker Bessie Latting Elsie Hayes A!rs. Dick Latting Synopsis. A t I Exterior "Bird's Island." Act II Home of Mr. Selwyn (New York.) - Act HI Same as Act I. Act IV "Inti-Io" of Bird's Island." Specialties. Pickaninny drill. Song, Misses Decker and Bond. Song, Wm. Latting and Lorcna .Mo Elroy. Song, Miss Elsie Decker. EX-MAYOR GRANT DEAD. ' Special by United Press. New York. Nov. 4. Hugh J. Gran', twice elected mayor of New York and twice defeated for tie same office, diotl suddenly last night.