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eHlCKAIHA DAILY EXPRESS, CHICKAIHA, OKLAHOMA SATURDAY, DtCEMIER S3, Utf
OF THE TOWN
Drownls" It Lssvlno..
Tim d-nn of nit linn operators In
f'hlcknxlia Is bavin. Whi-n Thirty"
whs runn up on tho Dally K press
toiluv, "Brownie" AHi'-rt cleaned up
the "iiM nilll. look lii rnnt and luit
from the peg "'l ended a year's
work with 'li Kspn'. Ho goes
In Oklahoma t'ily. It's not becsiiso
of llin year's work Mint hen tlio dean
of nil linn tiu-n In Chickasha. Away
Imrk yonder In tlio diirk aces, when
C'hli kntm tin porn worn "hand piked,"
It wan "Browiilu" ho broke Mm
fraternity nay from this ancient
mil lioiioriil.lo custom. Tho first
lliwtvpo machine Ij Clilrknulia 'M
owned by II. K. Siiilih, who run a
weekly paper anil Jul) shop at tho
corner of Kiim.nn nvciiuo and Third
Mroit. "Brownie" was Mm first
operator i'f Unit machine. Me set
typo fur IiIh own paper, for froo
jiapcr operating herd Mien, ami fur
Tho TxpriMii. No, "Brownln" hasn't
been hero nil tho tlino since lio In
troduced Chli kasha to Iho mysteries
of a lliioiypo. lie's Ihii far and
wide ami there ore few aliopa up
tuid down Mm country where lie !s
not known. When h alia In on a
lino Job, editors nnd reporters slip
tho control on Iho olo typewriter
over another notch und start 'er full
api-od ahead, 'cauHo there's goln' to
bu aa awful lot of typo set.
Santa la Coming; No Divorces.
Only two divorce cases have Deuu
filed la the district court of Grady
county during tho past two weeks,
records in the office of K. O. Key
nobis, court clerk, ahow. "Too near
Christmas," opined tne ciora.
novor rushed with divorce cases
iimir Christ inns," lie added. Miss
Mat lie Holcomb, deputy court clork,
agreed. Only five dlvorco cuws
have been filed this month, the
records show. That the prospective
uppliennta for dissolution of tnelr
u,-i.,,ro i.on.t. miiv ha7a beec
tiiliiimia of Surta Claus for cone
time Is Indicated by the fact that
only nine aults of this nature were
filed during the mouth, of November.
T usual "run" of divorce aults
Is IS to 1!0 per month.
Golden Wedding Anniversary.
KxMayor and Mrs. J. B. Burton
will celebrate their goldon wedding
anniversary Sunday, Dec. 24. They
have four children, J. H. Burton of
Henrvetta, Okla.; K. C. Burton of
Ada, Mrs. W. F. Worlcy of Wichita,
Kan., and E. F. Burton of Chickasha.
AH hut one of these, children, J. II.
Burton, will bo here to attend the
anniversary celebration. Mis. Corln
im Hullum, a granddaughter, of
Wichita, Kan., Is hero and Mill be
in attendance at the celebration. Mr.
nnd Mrs. Burton were married at
Dnrehuad, Texas, on Christmas eve,
Sunday School Worker Expected.
MIks Olive Pearson, field secretary
for the Congregational Sunday School
Extension society, is exported hero
this evening to spend the holidays
with her parents, Hov. and Mrs.
Samuel Pearson. She expects to rent
a few days at home after a strenu
ous trip through Georgia, Alabama,
Kentucky, Louisiana and Texas.
Construction Company Formed.
For the purpose of "building and
promoting the building of better
homes," It was announced, the Home
Construction company has been or
Kanized here. J W. Wylder is presi
dent, Ji. B. Benson vice-president and
Ed L. DeHart secretary-treasurer. Of
fices of the company will be at 119
121 North Third street. The company
! (J, shnas j
in I.,. nil tiny anil nrhanea homes
In 'hl. kailia. Mr. Dellart ays. Mr.
ib.H..ri'a oimnni'llnn with tho llnilld
Construction company will not Inter-
fort with bis managoumni i
.!. .,,,,1.1 wnrki ha aald. Mr. Wyl-
dor and Mr. Hanson, his imh-IbI.-s.
have bean piemmen wnn mn i
lug Induntry here for aevwal years.
To Hold Thank Offsrlng.
ti.. iiirritn liund. woman's nils-
iloiiarjr orKanlsatlon of tho Congress-
llonal fhiinh. will bom us bhihii
thank offering niiN'tlng at the homo
nf mm. liirkman Thursday aflcrmam
at 1:30 o'clmk. Mls Olive Pearson,
diiiiKiiter of H". and Mrs. banium
Pearson, and field secretary for Mia
CoiiRreKnllonal Hunday Bchool Kxtcn
nlon aoclcty, will glv an address i
"Too Apptar la Program.
With a program In whlih flln
children of the class participated,
Mrs. John II. Whlto'f klndfirgarten.
328 South Thirteenth street, closed
for tho Christmas holldsys yesterday.
Tho program consisted of Christmas
. ... f..ii .Alnm In rnHltimn. ri.citn.
tlona and the presentation of gifts to
tlio psronm. i no -
by the pupils. Dorolhy Di-an Klckor,
llernadlno Vonahlo, Martha Uv
llonnell, Jane Wyllo, Mary O'Neill.
Wohcoo Asper, llllllo llanna, Marga
ret Ann Kmllh and Virginia Kvans
are Iho nine children who purtlul
patcd lu tho program.
Weema Appeal Case.
Judge Hholton In county court yes
terday overruled thn motion for a new
trial of Mm case Ktato of Oklahoma
vs. Mark Worms, charged with un
lawful possession Of Intoxicating li
quor. X Jury In Judge Bhclton's
court recently found Weems guilty
of the charge and assessed bis pun
lament at sixty days In Jail and
a fine of $100. A motion for a new
trial was Immediately filed by
Weotns' attorneys. Judge Hhulton
yesterday overruled the motion, fol
lowing which notice of appeal to the
criminal court of appeals was given.
College Studenti Returning.
Class work in all the principal
colleges having been discontinued
earlier In the week, many college
students have returned to their
homes here to spend the Christmas
ImlMiivn Knvernl more are expected
i this afternoon and tomorrow. While
1 Chickasha la represented in more
than a dozen colleges, a majority
of the local hoys and gills seeking
higher eduratlon attend the llnlvei
jslty of Oklahoma and the Oklnhoma
.. and M. conceg. a majority oi
tua si'idents who are here to spend
the holidays are from these two in
stitutions. Public Schools Closed.
With Christmas exorcises In every
building Chickasha city schools closed
Friday afternoon for the holidays,
which end Jan. 2, when class work
will be reoumed. A program re
plete with the Christmas spirit was
rendered In the senior high school
auditorium before the entire student
body. A ChrlBtmas tree furnished
attraction at the Junior high school
and a program of a similar nature
was rendered In the Lincoln school.
Programs were given in the various
rooms in the ward school buildings
which are not provided with audi
toriums. Class work in the St. Jo
seph school was dl8contnlued yes
terday and will not be resumed until
Jan. 2. All but a few of the stu
dents in the dormitory have gone to
tholr homes for the holidays, It was
Ship Christmas Packages.
Christmas boxes filled by the Ju
nior Ued Cross of Grady county
have boon shipped to tho 110 disabled
Oklahoma soldiers undergoing treat
ment in Fort Sill hospitals. In ad
dition to the regular Christmas box
es, two boxes of fruit were sent toy
the Grady county chapter of tho
American Red Cross. The larger
schools' of the county contributed the
candy, fruits, nuts and other "good
ies" used to fill the cartons.
A bust ' of ex-Kaiser iWllhelm of
Germany was purchased by a Brook
lyn man for $830.
(ty The Uallxl rna.)
Marlon, III, Doc 11. Tho first
Halurday session of circuit court
ilnt-a . iho opening of iho Ilerrln
maanarra trial, was held today In
an crfort to clear away aa much of
(ho t vldenco aubmltledi by lbs do
feiiKa as posslblo before adjourn
ment tonight until January 2.
With Chief jH-fensa Counsel An
gus W. Kerr, absent, minor wit
nesses wero rxpwted to testify to
day. Further evldenco Indicating
Unit tho Importation of armud
guarda to protect non-union mlnera
at iho Lester strip mine waa respon
sible for tho massacre last Juno was
helloved to bo Iho thief object of
Iho defenso attorneys In loday'a
6WIPES PENNIES TO BUY
PRESENT FOR TEACHER
(Py The UnlU-4 Pr.)
Bowling tlrecn. Ky., Dec. 25. Tho
Juvenllo court today released Hammy
Jennings. 6. when ho returned "4
rents and ronfoHextl he had stolen It
from the first griulo collection box.
Tho pupils In Kammy'i class bad
put tholr pennies In a box to bo
given to tho Bed Crosa lo buy Christ
mas presents for the poor.
"I wanted to buy a present for
teacher," Kammy told tho court.
FOOTBALL STAR DEAD.
(Ily Tin lullrd Prw.)
Ypsllantl, Mich., Dec. 23. Hernard
Kirk, star University of Michigan
football player, died hero today.
Death came shortly before 7
o'clock, an official bulletin staled.
Kirk had suffered a fractere of
iii bIciII an ''itfmal Injuries in n
automobile accident last feunday
1,1,-1.1 Vnr a tt.i.3 II wrs OXblClcU
he would recover, but yesterday ho
suffered a roiapse ana nicninguiB
set In. He was a former student at
Notre Dame university.
TOO MUCH HANDSHAKING.
T.nnilnn Dee. 23. Anxiety la felt
over the condition of tho Prince of
U'nlm rlirht lmnd which is badly
swollen and awattnd In bandnges as
a re.iult of a serious straining or.
muscles brought on by shaking hands
In bis recont Indian tour, the Dally
Tho hand has troubled mm ai in
tervals ever since his return.
And Best Wishes to
Our Friends and
Friends tg be.
And that we may have your
We Wish a Very Mery Christ
mas to All Our Friends and
THIS CATCHER IS FIT
, EVEN IN "OFF SEASON
(lly The I'ulti-d tnu.)
Knoxvlllo, Tenn.. Dec. S3. nitty
Myers, catcher of tho Louisville
American association learn, slaya In
tralnnlg tho yar round. Ho proved
this today when ho caught man
trying to steal homo. It waa like
Manager Moffett of tho Pioneers
gavo Hilly a turkoy for Christmas.
U'kll. ha linn)i1 lnlo a house for
mlniito negro rains along sad alolo
It from his automobile, limy pui
tho negor out and Iba game smled
1 to 0 when tho trail playnr turnod
his man over to a policeman.
CRAB CHRISTMAS PAYROLL,
rtlr The ISnltrd Pr)
rittshunh. Pa.. Dec. 23. Four
nim.lini1 Immllle Indnv robbed J. It
Dennis, paymaster, and threo other
employes of tho I'ltlburgh Coal com
miiv of a Chrlatiiias payroll of
i?n una. -
Dennis was ahot and snrloualy
wounded. Tho men escsped In an
KANSAS CANCELS 480 CHARTERS
(llf The I'mlrd Pr.)
Topoka, Kan.. IKic. 21-Tho Knn
mi alum rharter hoard today an
nounced that the charters of 4H cor
poratolns doing biislness in Kansas
bavo been canceled necaues oi uon
payment of state charter fees.
HARVEY SAILS FOR NEW YORK.
(Py The United Pnm.)
Poiithsmpton. Doc. 2.1. American
Ambasador Harvey sailed for New
York today on the Berengarla to re
port to President Harding and Secre
tary Hughes on tho possibility of the
( lilted Htates taking a hand In set
tllng of tho European problem.
Tho IJcrengarla was slightly dam
aged In a collision wKh tho Mnjes
tic yesterdnv, but this did not Inter
fere with her sailing.
CHRISTMAS AT WORKHOUSE.
(By The Ceiltd True.)
Detroit. Mich., Doc. 23. 8anta
Claus today vlaited tho house of
correction and swung open the heavy
steel doors for ten prisoners who ro-
celved Yule season pardons from
Judges in recorders' courts.
Judge Charles L. Bartleti gave the
most pardon presents. tree-Inn even
prisoners who wero serving time for
In the Mercantile Safe Doposlt
romniinv of .New York 10.000 custom
rs use the aafo boxes.
P, 0. SAFE BL
(lf The I'nlM Piwe.)
Houston, Texas, Dec. 23 Tho post
office safe at Courtney, Texas, In
(irlinos county, was blown open and
robbed early today, according to re
port at police headquarters bro.
The exact amount of the robbery
and details aro lacking horo.
Cleorgo Lacy of tho Identification
department yf the police here left
this morning In an airplane for the
aceno of tho robbery.
INSURANCE MAN DROPS
DEAD OF HEART ATTACK
(Py Tie I'nlUil PfM.)
Memphis. Tenn., Dec. 23. (I.
Miles Buckingham, millionaire Insur
ance man, dropped dead horo today
of heart dlseaso.
Buckingham figured In sensational
court action In Mississippi last May
in connection with tho death of bis
wife, a prominent Memphis social
lender and charity worker. Mrs.
Buckingham was shot - and fatally
wounded while the Buckingham's
wero returning to Memphis from
Blloxl, Miss., In , their automobile.
Ho was Indu-ted and Iho casa act for
next January 6. , t , . (
, CLERGYMEN ARE ILL.
(Dy Tie United rrea.)
Wilmington, N. C, Dec. 23.
Christmas services In a number of
Wilmington, churches bads fair to be
8lx Episcopal clergymen and two
officials of diocese of the East
N'orili Carolina were seriously 111
here today from Influenza, a mild
epidemic of which Is sweeping the
TWO MORE "BLIND" DEATHS.
(By The I'nltrd fnm.)
Okluhoma City. Dec. 23. Two
deaths from acute alcohol poisoning j
have occurred In Oklahoma City since
Dec. 1, city health officials anounccd
A total of 180 different Vnds of
bacteria have been takun from the
body of a house fly. '
VVB BELL AND RECOMMEND
The gconomy BAKING POWDER
C. O. D. MARKET AND
"Plan to Plant Another Treo"
Shade, Fruit and Ornamental
Trees, Grape, Blackberry and
Strawberry Vines, 8hrubery, Rose
Bushes and Evergreens. ,
A, B. Hansen, Nurseryman
llesldence Phone BUB
912 S. Ninth St.
PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER AND
Helen T. Colby
Office 301 1st Natl Bank Bldg.
Office Phone 1431
Res. Phone 560
Let's AH Be Happy
and Free From Care
POISON BOOZE GETS ANOTHER.
(71 The Unlt4 tnm.)
Cleveland. Ohio, Deo. 13. Ona man
Is dead and two others aro In a
critical condition hero today from
effects of drinking poison llyuor.
Make It Aa Electrical On
Let that last minute gift be a Frcc-Westintjliousc
Electric Sewing Machine.
Or Select From This List:
Coffee Urn f
Curling Iron T
Reading Lamp '
' r-Hath Heater . 1
Sewing Machine Motor '
O.H. Wagoner Electric Shop
119 ?o.tth Fourth. - Thone 1663
May your Christmas be boun
tiful and a most merry one.
From every hand comes evidence
of greater and more enduring pros
perity on this splendid Christmas
Day. .. - ; ' : :-: .:,ft:"-
May each of you obtain
your fullest share
NEAR DEATH FROM HOOTCH.
(ny The VslM rrea.)
Columbus, Ohio, Dec. . O. K.
Grant, 40. Is In a serious condition
from drinking poison booie, his phy