Newspaper Page Text
J Y V 1 ii II VI 14 I V III! -l I i u. M J. : . .1.4 J .X. .lA...fiL . u
PRESS ASSOCIATION -H.-li.JJ- WAAX jf'- D ALL THE LOCAL; NEWS EVERY DAY j Ml i live iv I uni i LiVJVj6! IN THE DAILY EXPRESS CHICKASHA, OKLAHOMA,' Tuesday, November, 8, 1910. N U iV ci c K .'.". V VJ.UU.lUiJ A. ... - i ii - . 77 . I FT" TROUBLE IM in v AKSOUT IMf.nR FR rsii M i V lillvllLiii vvuni i Negroes Seize the Polls at Fussey Creek Federal Officers Make Arrests at McAlester and Tulsa Special by United Press. 'v . Muskogee, OHIa., Nov, S. Trouble has broken out. between the negroes and white ni Fussey Creek, Wagoner county, and the negroes have, taken possession of the polling place, throw Int! out Hie white lection ulllcers. Two automobiles, containing 15 armed with guns, have started from Coweta to tho scene. When they ar rive a battla Is expected. fiov. Haskell said he would not send the militia until he had a direct report of the trouble, and call for assistance. inspector Arrested, Special by United Press. Tulsa. Nov. 8. ecutis he refused to allow a negro to vote .Mike Stfigr. uu flection itiMiiector, was arretted today by a federal officer. Arrests at McAlester. fipeeial by United Press, McAlester, Okla.. Nov. f.-ln!ted State Commissioner Ernest this after noon bound over several flection offl- i t iiinr. chairman of t-t" 1 iiiMi it. v.. "--nr-- - I the democratic committee, on c.om- liiaiut of negroes who said tliey were refused the right: to vlte. In each instance the election officers carried their ballot boxes with them when they j were taken before the commissioner. I Buy Ammunition. Special by United Press. Muskogee,N)kla., Nov. S.-From 3.. i(H0 to :.MKi pounds of ammunition have been Bold by local hardware deal ers to negroes since Monday noon. In many instances the negroes tried t t,uy cartridges of ail sixes varying from pistol calibre to Springfield ilt'le. Several dealers refused to sell to the negroes, f-arin..;,' trouble at the election. Negroes eligible to vote are not being challenged. lection fetalis Election returns will be received by the Express by telegraph and telephone this evening and will be bulletined by stereopticon in front of the office. The service will be as full as can be obtained. You are invited to take ad vantage of it. ENGINEER . All FIREMAN ARE DEAD IN CRASH 1 ' i Victims are Former Chickasha Men Conductor Martin Dangerously Injured -Head-On Collision Near Guthrie MILITIA ISJODY For Riot Duty-The Gov ernor Takes Precau tionary Measure Special by United Press. Oklahoma City, Nov. 8. Gov. Has kell today ordered company M of tho Oklahoma National Guards to report at the armory and prepare for a hasty trip to Guthrie to quell threatened riots at the polls. " have ordered the company to get ready fur 'riot duty," said Gover nor Haskell. "No tights have been re ported but there have hsen many threats. No trouble has been reported at Wagoner where the sheriff advised the negroes to arm themselves before going to the polls. I understand that 'an injunction was issued against, tho sheriff last night restraining him from interring with the lection." SELECTION DAY QUIET NO DISORDER AT I 'DLLS The Grandfather Clause Causes No Disturbance Voting Began Early and a Heavy Vote is Indicated EW CHAMPIONS WILL. MEET OKLAHOMA CITY ba H The. Chiekash.", High school foot- 1) team will meet she Oklahoma City : High hool at. Unnen 1 y park Friday ; afternoon. At tb'feeiit tint th S. hold ti.e state elmmplotihhlp and ; they have no doubt a to their ability ; to clean the ajterega' 1 irom, the me tropolis. .. Word was received today' from the manager of the Shawnee team .ancej. ling the Thutiksklvtng fatne wftr f'hickaslia, which for'cii the game by a score of 1 to 0. For three eai;; Sliawtteo and t hi- ka-ha have met on T!atiksKivi!is ami ( :.! ka ba has won eery time. It in Mtppoed that the Hhtiwnee lad con hided ' it wl.-e to avoid an encounter this year. S; far Chickai-ha has' Stayed nd won six games. 'Indiidini? .a ion. I.stw ton and Shawnee have played a tie salne and Shawnee has defeated Okla homa ity by a scorn, of 11 to Hi On the Friday follow ins ! ' ' ' homa City game. Chickasha w'ill y." up against the Fort Worth hoys and on Thanksgiving thy will p!ay at Sher man, Texas. MRS.CRIPPEI LIVE? Sp. t ial by P tilted Pre. positive infori'ifttion that Mrs. lleU" Khnore ("rippi-n is alive and is t-oniewhere in tlileaiio is turn- tnir up so fast today that the po- lice belfeve Mrs, t'rippen must either have four or live doubles or Special by United Press. " Oklahoma City, Nov. . As a result of a head-on collision between a south bound freight on the Santa Fe and a north hound Rock Island passenger train today south of GMhrie, Al Wil Hon. engineer on the passenger, w as in stantly kilied ai.d four other train men were inhnert. Immediately after the accident th wreck caught fire and boil) locomo tives were destroyed. Fireman .Martin of Guthrie was so badly injured that he may 'die. , Kintincer Wilson's body chopped i: to bits, The Itock Island enters Guthrie over ithe Saftta Vv. tracks and the passen iger was. natrsiDg at ii tilth H" ed when i the accident occurred at "Dean Marl's Cut," a place w here many accidents j have happened. i Howard Heatlrick, the Santa Fe tele- graph o;;eftor here, was arrested fol- GIVE THANK ONN0V.2 With the absence of excitement which marked the campaign the elec tion in Chickasha passed off as peace fully as the r.i-'inary Sunday. A few autos and other vehicles were seen flying about and occasionally lit tle groups of men were gathered to discuss prohibition or some political question, but otherwise the battle of the ballots, was a quiet, one. Sheriff J.outhan and Chief Doss both reported the day a completely or derly one. No disturbance of any kind was reported about the polling places or on the streets. For the first time in a general elec tion the "grandfather" tdauue was en forced. Negroes who -were qualified were permitted to vote and up to 3 o'clock no friction as a result, of the law was reported. lowing the wreck. Both trains had or ders . giving them the right of way. Railroa-1 officials are trying to fix the responsibility between the opera tor and the dispatcher at. Arkansas City. ' j W. R. Williamson, Rock Island fire man, was reported dead this afternoon. Wilson Lived Here. AI Wilson, the victim of the wreck at Otuhrie, was a resident of this city for neatly twelve years. He moved to Kingfisher about eighteen months ago. He leaves a wife and two children, a grown son, Nelson, who is a conductor out of Ki Reno and a daughter about twelve y ears of age. The family have scores of friends her. . Mrt..Jas. Wil lianiHori, a close ' friend of Wrs. Wil son, went to Kingfisher this afternoon. Conductor Harry Martin who was dangerously injured, formerly lived here. President Tait Issues the Annual Thanksgiving Proclamation "The orderly manner in which th. election was carried on speaks well for the citizenship of Grady 'county," re marked a well known citizen. Voting began early all over the city and with perfect weather a heavy vote 'throughout, the county is predicted. Tho ! law provides that ballots may be couiit ied hourly and the county returns jshould therefore begin to come in early. I It. lias always been difficult in the past, i however, to get all the returns before i the day after election. Close of Campaign. Co). Leslie P, Rosa closed the. demo, cratic campaign here last, night. He was introduced by IS, D. Barefoot and spoke over an hour to a large crowd on the bank, corner, making an able appeal for the state ticket. Preceding j hint. Gen. Brant Kirk delivered a short j forceful speech. "PALAC E OF TIME" TO OPEN THURSDAY is alive. 4- SUITS FILED IN SUPERIOR COURT. !. P. Rowe foreclosure ; Robert T.ee Potk vs. Craft and C. K. Craft. .1. H. Venable attorney. W. F. Williams vs. S. P. McGruder, foreclosure: J. II. Venable. attorney. Rinda Mit,ahaa v. G. 15. nttr.gan, debt; J. H. Venable. attorney. J. C. Coulter vs. O, A. VaiiRankin. foreclosure: Bond & Mellon, attorneys. SIX O'CLOCK dinner: i j V.;-. Roscoe pul'ard entertained very! delightfully at ' o'clock dinner yes-j day evening In Potior of Misses Tilla j and Ida Bor.m-1. who are visiting their brother. Or. Bonnel. Other guests were I Miss Freda Decker. .Miss Marie Mc ': Masters and r, H. M. McCann. $10,000 SAL MARKET DAY t WEATHER FORECAST. Tonight fair and warmer; Wed nesday increasing cloudiness. M, FLATAU & SON OPEN BRANCH STORE IN VERDEN. A new jewerly store, a branch estab lishmi tit if M. Platan & Son's store in this tity. was opened in Verden Sa'nr i day. The new store is well stocked 'and is under the management of Mr. Sam Flatau. Auris.the .'-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. It. H, Turner, who has been crit ically ill the past, two weeks, with ty phoid fever.' is slighly Improved. The Market Pay sale yesterday, ac cording to Col. Hubbard, amounted to nearly $i0.t'0. the largest first Monday sale the city has ever had. Included in the sale were 97 horses and mules and there were Hi) other entries, embracing cows, bogs, chick ens, household goodg, farm imple ments, etc. "One pleasing featuie of the sale," said Col. Hubbard, "was the number of outside buyers. We had five good buyers from the east side of the state and from Texas. The crowd was one iof the largest we have ever bad. Ev ' pry riling wold well and we could have ! sold more good stuff if we had had it. The first Monday sale has become Swell established in Chickasha and j farmers look forward to it every I month." ORATORICAL CONTEST At the 1. 1. & C. Is Won . by Mrs. Eraraa Estill 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 -.- - $2G0,000.(H) I IKAN. j - IS NK ROBBED The oraforial contest participated in bv six of the pupils in Miss McCHntie's j public speaking class during chapel ex- ! ercises at the I. I. I. & O. this morning I occasioned much interest and drew a number of visitors. The speakers were j Rietta Beavers, Jlary Harper, Mary j Agnes O'Neill, Mozelle Sumpter, Nel j lit Warford and Emma Estill, six niin. utps being allowed to each, i First place w as. won by Emma Estill Ion manuscript and delivery;, and second (place by Miss Mozolle Sumpter, who ' excelled in delivery but was not so j good on composition, i , A noticeable feature of the contest was that the two winners sppke on subjects to be voted on in today's election, Mrs. F.st ill's subject being "Woman's Suffrage" and Miss Simili ters, "Prohibition in Oklahoma." Mrs. Ed Johns, Mrs. Abernethy and Miss Hancock acted as judges. Special by United Press. Washington. "A." C. Nov. g. Presi dent Tart lias issued bis annual Thanksgiving proclamation which reads as follows: Proclamation, 'This year of 1910 is- drawing to a close. The records of population and barevsts which are the index of prog ress show vigorous national growth and the health and prosperous well-being of our communities throughout this land and in our possessions beyond the seas. These blessings have not de scended upon us in restricted measure, but overflow and abound. They are the blessings and bounty of God. We continue to be at peace with the. rest of the world. In all essential, matters our relations with other peo ples are harmonious, with an ever growing reality of friendliness and depth of recognition of mutual de- pendence. It is especially to be noted t that in the last year progress has j been achieved in the cause of arbitra ! tion and tho peaceful settlement of in ternational disputes. Now, therefore, I, William. Howard ITaft, president of the United States iof America, in accordance .with the wise custom of the civil magistrate since the first settlements in this land and with the rule established from the foundation of this government, do ap point Thursday. November 24, 1910. as the day of national thanksgiving and nraperv, enjoining the people upon that day to meet in their churches for the praise of Almighty God and to retnrfi heartfelt thanks to Him for all His goodness and loving kindness. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington this, fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and ten and of the indepen dence of the United States the one hundred and tMrty-fifth. WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT ."The Palace of Time" will be the big event, of this week, November 10 12, Thursday, Friday and Saturday are the days when this dazzling display of Chickasha's merchandise, as well as the originality of its women, will be thrown open to the public free. As everybody knows the United Charities are giving this to boost their hospital fund, and this time the manu facturers and jobbers who sell goods into this city have been asked to as sist. Many responded generously and this week the. display will be open to the public. The booths will represent the months of the year and the June booth will be a flower show. A list if pre- j miums will be found elsewhere in to- j day's issue. ' j On Saturday afternoon from 3 until ; 3, the baby show will be in progress. The ladies in charge of the various booths are working hard to out-do each I other, as H. J. Brownson has offered j a 5-pound box of Whitman's candy to ; the most attractive booth. , j Evveryone attending the fair will be j asked to register and write after their I name the name of the month they con-1 aider the most attractive; this part of j the voting will, of course, be free. j Registering the names will serve j another purpose also, as there is to j be a guessing contest as to the num-j ber of people attending the fair, and j for the nearest corerct. guess a hand-' some suit of men's clothes will b5 given away, same having been rece.lv ed through "The Hub" from Feehheim. er-Fishell Clothing company of New York. Let everyboody come to hear the. music, if not to buy and help a good cause with their presence. 1" not with their money. - ; Various articles are to be given away to the best guessers and tha one j-e; ceiving the most, votes, including an exquisite afternoon gown, donated by the Banner store to the most popular lady; $10, in gold to most attractive baby; ? to second att.csiriive baby; embroidered dress pattern ; man's suit of clothes; turquoise matrix shift waistitig; sofa pillow embroidered with poisnetlas; embroidered piano scarf; one pair portieres, one hand-painted bowl. HIGH SCHOOL GLEE CLUB TO GIVE ENTERTAINMENT, The High school Glee club will give their first entertainment this year Thursday evening, November 10, at tho K. of P. Hall, under the auspices of that order. A splendid program is be ing prepared for the occasion and the boys will repeat some of their old fa vorites as well as give may new selections. If "1 fl THE YE f a i I . i '.'VM Special by United Press. Beattie. Kan., Nov. S. Five bandits robbed the Bank oi Beattie and es caped on horesbaek after a running fight with citizens, in which rne of the robbers was wounded. ' Four -of the bandits stood guard. keeping the citizens .off with guns while the other looted the bank. The First National Bank OF CHICKASHA OKLAHOMA CITY MAN DEAD. m The death of Mr. Reeves, a resident j of Oklahoma City, occurred yesterday j evening at 31C North Fourhth street, j The deceased came to Chickasha two ! weeks ago to visit Claud Sbelton, tak- j ; ing 111 a few days later and succumb i ing to typhoid fever. The mother and I two brothers of Mr. Reeves came down ' from Wichita today and Hie body will be shipped there tomorrow evening. BOTH SIDES . , , APPNDCTTIS OPERATION. Mrs. G. B. Kean of Kansas City is i now in charge of the alteration de-; Mrs. .1. S. Blalock of Marlow was op paHment of the Banner store. Mrs, .T. crated on in this city this morning by .1. Kenny having left, to take charge of firs. Kmaiiel and Livermore for npnen the same department in the "Model" hi -dicitis. The operation was successful Oklahoma City. !t branch of the Batitier and the patient is reported to be do stote. ; big well. CONFIDENT Special by United Press. j New York. Nov. 8. The indications are that the vote in the state election; today will be the heaviest In years. Wall street declares that $.".00,000 was j bet on the result, the odds favoring Oix for governor. Roosevelt claims the state for Stim-i son by 23.000 while the democrats; claim a majority of 100.000 for Oix. in . . il uOTYOtfE Uvh fi ll MONEY IN- A ' Ibanic?-7 :yj s jj IT GROWS 7 1 1 Jjj THERE J" 1 rC! !! v .;it rrrxr rl,l- vnn- onmincr nnwera will fail. , Few i men are so prosperous to-day that they can anoru to ot t - i , look this. Are you getting ready for old age? The day you start a savings account you will feel youcger and happier. Try it. Begin now. . I We will pay you 4 per cent interest on the money you put j 111 Our DauK auu cuiiiyuuau mc "i'w. v..v.,, Bob Angell of the People's stroe is spending the day in Verden on business. . J X C . . i. A. A -M. ...-- il D i i 11. CHICKASHA, 0 K L A II O M A .