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ANADARKO DAILY DEMOCRAT
VOLUME VII. NO. 268.
ANADARKO, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1908.
PRICE: 2 Cents
Election for Voting of!
Bonds Up for To
night W H A T IS WANTED
Contract With the O'Neil Engi
neering Company One That
Puzzles City Dads
Tho city council will meet in regu
lar session tonight, tho matter of gen
eral public interest to come up for
final action being tho ordering of tho
election for tho purposo of voting tho
bonds for the construction of ho dam
across tho Washita river and the im
provement and extensions of the water
and electric light plants.
Tho proposition will be for the vot
ing of $100, 000 of bonds, $85,000 of
which will bo for tho dam and tho
water and electric light plants, while
$15,000 will be for tho construction of
a modern and well equipped city build
intr. which shall also contain fire de
partment headquarters and all tho ncC'
essary equipment for tho firo depart
ment. It ia estimated that tho firo
department equipment will cost about
$5,000 while $9,000 will bo for tho
construction and equipment of tho
In what form the council will deter
mine to call tho election is not known,
there being some differences of opin
ion among tho members apparently,
nB to tho matter of tho contract with
tho O'Neil Engineerig Co. Some are
in favor of carrying out tho work as
contcmplatcdjijander tho original con
tract with th(? cmrinecriner comnnnv
tract with tha engineering company,
while others are inclined to the belief
that the O'Neil Company should only
superintend the work of construction,
thtf contraefbeiug let'byontract-asufpi,
whole after advertising for bids as
Tho O'Neil company has indicated
that it will bo willing to abrogate its
present contract and accept tho work
of supervision on a percentage basis,
tho contract for work being let by
tho city to a contractor. In case tho
city concludes to try tho latter plan
and does advertiso for bids tho O'Neil
company will not then accept tho
work of construction on tho basis of
its present estimates, although tho
city should find that no contractor will
ngreo to tako the work for tho same
Tho question is a puzzling one and
it is expected that thero will bo con
oiderable oratory displayed at to
night's meeting, both plans having
Dyke Ballinger, representing tho
parties who have agreed to purchase
tho bonds, has tho necessary ordinan
ces and the call for tho election all
prepared ready for tho action of the
Mr. John Snow and Miss Bertha
Connor, both of Apache, were married
Monday morning at tho Baptist par
sonage by Rev. J. P. Brooks, in the
presence of a few of tho immediate
friends of tho contracting paiti.s.
Tho couple was attended by Mr. W.
F. Harlow and Miss Mollio Hawkins.
Mr. Snow is a nephew of Mrs. W. S.
Axlino of this city. Both are well
known and popular young pcoplo of
Apacho and havo a host of friends who j
Miss Mary Komick returned from
Chickasha thiB morning.
Miss Helen Buckley, of Ft. Cobb,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. W.
L. Myers and returned homo today.
Earl Hunter, of Scranton, la., ar
rived in Anadarko Sunday evening to
visit his sister, Mrs Walter Edmond.
Miss Philura Wilson left on tho
morning train for northern Missouri
to visit a sister.
Mrs. H, S. Hess, of Bentonvillo,
Ark., is in tho city to take treatments
from Dr. Wado.
Mr. Casaidyis remodeling tho prop
erty owned by Mrs. Uitsche on North
M. D. Smar and wife are visiting
Mrs. Smar's parent, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. L. M. Spivey went to Oklaho
ma City this morning to care for her
son Lawrence who is on tho sick list
at that place.
More Shopping Days
Do Your Shopping
NO RACE SUICIDE
One Hundred Babies Born
Day in Oklahoma
Tho State Bureau of Vital Statis
tics under charge of Dr. J. C. Mahr,
state health superintendent, has esti
mated that thero are between 3,000
and 4,000 births in Oklahoma every
J; This demonstrates that there is no
such thing as race suicido in Oklaho
ma and shows that approximately 40,
000 pcoplo are added to tho population
of Oklahoma every year by means of
Pottawatomie county is the banner
anti race suicide county of tho state
the records showing a larger percent
age of births than any other county,
In tho record of births tho attending
physician is required to report to tho
county health officer tho nationality
and sex of the child and tho name of
it" parents and residence, tho county
officers in turn reporting to the state
health officer, and in case of deaths
tho causo of death, age, sex, nation
ality, name of deceased and other
minor details are required.
Dr. Mahr states that chief among
tho good results that will como to tho
state by the new system is that which
will bo gained in better sanitary con
ditions. Tho blanks furnished the
county health officer contain a list of
what arc commonly known as pre
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
United States-Perry HufT-Pat-5-19-2-Lot
3 Blk 4 Anadarko.
Thos. R RcidRccr-Jcsso D. Strain-20-6-25-8-N
Thos. Reid-Recr-W. A. Witten-203
Chas. L. Crum trustee J. W. Rog-ers-10-23-l-L
10 and 11 B 1G Bridge
port. Chas. L. Crum-John Bradlcy-10-23-1-L
B-G-7 B 8 Bridgeport.
J. W. Rogers J. S. Wanasky-55-12-2-8-L
10 andl 1 Bl 6 Bridgeport.
John Bradloy--J. S. Wranasky-100 -2-3-2-L
5-6-7- B8 Bridgeport.
J. M. Chandler ot al--H. A. Hcr-man-C0-8-8-8-Ll
7 to 22 B 8 Hinton.
C. W. Dean & wf--Martha Crouso-450-12-2-8-L
13 to 24 B 22 NW Apache.
Emma C. HufT-J. C. Arnold-65-8-17-3-L3
Joseph Vineyard Alexander Roof-1400-12-5-8-L
23 B 61 Anadarko.
Anadarko T S Co.-W. P. Cullen-350-11-17-8-L
1 B 3 Highlands.
Antondalo, Okla., Dec. 5 T. R.
Richards gavo a sale last Thursday
and has moved to Anadarko. j
Mrs. Robert Cleveland, who hus
been visiting relatives in this vicinity
went to Chas. Brownback'a Friday.
Mr. Armstrong of Beaver County
is visiting his daughter, Mrs. Quick.
Some good work has been- done on
tho roads. Several new bridges han
been put in and good work in gener.il
has been done.
Tho Antondalo Literary Society
gave a box supper last Friday nigM
for the benefit of a Christmas tn .
Tho boxes brought from .80 to $3.7. ,
realizing for the society $18. 1 i
houso was crowded and every oi
Beemed to havo enjoyed themselv-.
H. J. Kennedy is on the sick l t
Mrs. J. A. Allison will entertain -t
a houso party next Sunday, the fu n
ilies of J. W Hearne, O. M. Allisc.
R. L. Cleveland nnd Miss Vera Hi
Mrs. Nannie Cla'ry, of Wameg.
Kan., who enmo to Anadarko to vi .
her nephews, B. F, and C. I. Coop
was called to Apacho tho same day '
her son's homo whero her littlo gra
child is seriously ill.
Supreme Court Hands
Down Decision on
LAW NOT REPEALED
Judec Huston Declares Method of
Submitting Proposition Not
Guthrie, Okla., Dec. 7. That tho
dispensary law has not been repented
and that the proposition for its repeal
was never legally submitted to tho
people, is tho decision rendered by
Judgo A. II. Huston, in tho district
court here Saturday in tho mandamus
case brought against Dispensary Su
perintendant Robert E. Lozier by the
Alexander Drug company to test the
status of tho law.
A mandatory writ directing Lozier
to sell tho alchohol as requested, was
issued. Enforcement Attorney Cald-
well gavo notice of appeal.
Judge Huston sustains both of the
contentions on which it was held that
tho submission was illegal ; first, be
causo under the constitution a law
passed with an cmcrgericy provision
could not be submitted to a referendum
vote, and second, becnuso tho ballot
title under which tho proposition was
submitted to the people contained no
reference to the proposed repeal of the
law, but referred only to tho proposed
nmendment of the constitution by en-
gralting tho wnolc dispensary system
upon the constitution, nnd extending it
to tho towns of 1,000 population, or
any others where a public necessity
might be thought to exist.
Judgo Huston therefore declares
that the entire law is still in force,
exception of the unconstituhasked one day how Jong ho. had UQcn
tlonai pro"iston winch sought to ex
tend the system to tho smaller towns.
Ho disposes of the contention that the
legislature might provide for the re
peal of a law upon the happening of
some future event or contingency by
statipg that such a contingency might
bo such that in the judgment of the
legislators it affects the expediency
of tho law, and on this question of
expediency the legislature must ex
ercise its own judgment and nor throw
tho responsibility upon any other set
of men, not even on the entiro people
of tho state.
The position is taken in tho opinion
that the voter did not really cet a
squaro deal in the submission of this j
proposition. After quoting tho ballot
title, Judgo Huston continues:
"There is nothing here to indicate
to tho voter that he could express his
will by his vote upon the question of
th3 repeal of tho law as it exists, in
fact, he is given no such opportunity.
Ho might havo been opposed to am
ending tho constitutoin so as to auth
orize tho agency superltendent to es
tablish an agency in towns of 1,000
population, nnd still havo been in fa
vor of tho present dispensary system,
which to express his will at all, and
it cannot be presumed from tho infor
mation supplied to tho voter on tho
ballot, thnt ho could have known that
a vote on tho proposed amendment to
tho constitution should operate as a
voto in favor of tho repeal of the
present dispensary law."
While Attorney Caldwell gavo no
tice of appeal to tno supreme court,
it is believed that tho appeal will bo
merely a matter of form in order to
get a final judgment from tho highest
court of the state on tljo question, as
Superintendent Lozier would, of course,
really prefer to havo tho judgment of
the district court affirmed.
Rico McAfee left on tho morning
train for an extended visit with rela
tives in Helena, Mont.
Dr. Hume has returned 'rom tho
meeting of tho C.R.I. & P. surgeon's
association, in Omaha, Neb.
Cough! Cough I Cough! Stop it.
Hexall Cherry juico will do it at
Stephenson's drug store. 264 tf
Saturdays chocolate creams 29 cents
n pound at Stephenson's Drug store.
Students guaranteed work to pay
, board at tho Oklahoma City Business
'college, of Oklahoma City, Okla.,
Mg saving. Writo for full particu
llammcrt and Ayres havo mixed
pickles sour and sweet, sour kraut in
bulk always fresh. 2G5 4
In Wilson's Barber
At about 0:30 o'clock Sunday even
ing tho firo department was called to
Osa Wilson's harbor shop on tho south
side of Broadway, between Fifth and
Sixth streets, where n blaze had been
discovered in tho roof in tho rear part
of tho building. I
Tho fire boys made quick work of
the firo, but not until tho building had
been pretty thoroughly drenched with
wnter. Tho only damago to tho in
terior of tho building was occasioned
by tho wnter, and but little damngo
was done to the building, n small hole
being burned in tho ceiling in tho rear
part of the barber shop.
Tho firo was caused by a couple of
crossed electric light wires. Tho
building is n frame structure and had
the firo Btnrtcd a few hours later it
would have undoubtedly gnincd such
headway that the building and the ono
adjoining occupied by Driskell & Boy
le's real estate ofilco would havo gone.
Mr. Wilson is very grateful to tho
firo boys for their prompt work in
saving tho building nnd the contents.
Room for More Women.
Women who nro dissatisfied with
conditions at home may find It to their
ndvantago to emlgrnto to South Africa.
Thero Is said to bo a great demand
for women In all sorts of work. Three
hundred and forty-ono womon went
within tho year from tho United King
dom to Capo Town, most of them
toachers, and all found employment.
What Is the Spinster Age?
In tho days of Jano Austen 22 or 23
was supposed to bo a good-nnd-dono-for
ago for a girl, who was expected to bo
married when sho was 17 or 18 years
of age. Nowadays a girl Is said to bo
sensible who waits until sho Is 25 or
30 to marry nnd then, of course, mar
ries a man very different from tho
hero of her salad days.
New Idea In Counting.
Tlioro Is a son of Erin In Newton,
Mass., who Is qulto a character. He
has a number of children nnd was
married. "Well," no saiu, "tlieros
Eugeno Is 40, nnd Norah 35, that
makes slvlnty-llvc, and Llzzo Is 32,
and how many do that innko?"
Everything Going Up.
"These almonds look nice," said
Mrs. Schoppen, "but Isn't tho prlco
high?" "Well," replied Skinner, tho
grocer, "tho paper trust has advanced
prices awfully." "What has that to
do with tho case?" "Why, madam,
theso aro gcnulno paper shell al
monds." Let Others Live Also.
Wo havo seen that tho highest form
of protection for somo may bo tho
worst form of suppression for tho ma
jority. And, if wo would havo the
right to live ourselves, we must first
perform tho great eternal duty to let
others live also. Strlndborg.
Little Loren had watched tho rain
pour uown an uay. riuunjr, wuuu mo
clouds began to break away, ho said:
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. ti T-U.lt.. .Lm... iV..
iUUUllllll, uu uu DuyiJUBU luuau-wuuua
will over bo fit to uso again?" Tho
With the Minority.
Walt not to bo hacked by numbers,
Walt not till you aro suro of an echo
from a crowd. Tho fewer the voices
on tho sldo of truth tho moro distinct
and strong must bo your own. Emor
son. Lost In the Mall.
An ambitious French author wroto a
book, which ho called "An Eplstlo to
Posterity," and handed to Voltalro for
criticism. "Sir," said tho witty and
malicious poot, "that Is a letter which
will nover get to Its destination."
Try This Flavoring.
Do you over uso pineapple Juico for
flavoring? It is ono of tho best substi
tutes for thoso who do not caro to uso
wine. Added to fruit salads of all kinds
It Is excellent.
Somo women aro just naturally
homely, and others wear big pompa
dours, all the way around. Nashvlll
A woman never sleeps so soundly
that she neglects to wake up and shut
tho windows when It rains, or to sea
what time It Is when hubby comes In.
Milk to Remove Stains.
Scalding hot milk will remove stains
from linen and cotton more effectively
than boiling water.
Not Good When Freth.
Knowledge and timber shouldn't be
much used till they tiro seasoned.
Than You Can
Ma Ke Your Business a
More Advertising Than
You Ever Gave It Be
It will pay you in the
form of dividends of
profits-sufficient to en
able you to make more
liberal Christmas pres
ents to others than you
have ever done.
Don't forget tho homo talent enter
tainment nt tho Dietrich tonight for
tho benentof thu-Anridarkov- Concert
For a first class piano for rent or
for sale call at Shaw & Wells. 263 tf
Born To Mr. and Mrs. O.C. Steph
enson, a nine poujd boy, who is now
known in Anadarko as the youngest
druggist in tho city.
Frco uso of text books if you at
tend tho Oklahoma City Business col
lego Oklahoma City Okla. Big sav
ing. Writo for particulars. 2C5-4t
All kinds of good things to cat at
tho Palaco bakery. Fresh bread,
pics, cakes, candles, etc.
262 tf H. C. Barz.
Judgo Steck, of Law con is in tho
city today shaking hands with old
j friends. Tho Judgo is enjoying tho
ibest of health and is well pleased with
$50 Lifo scholarship, $35. Special
i . , ,b
short time only. Text
Work for board guaran-
I inn.l Titrr anuinrr Wrltn Mcrr flk.
lahoma City Business college, Okla
homa City Okla. 265-4t
Tho Masons enjoyed on olegnnt fivo-
courso supper nt tho Hotel Whitley at
tho close of third degree work Satur
Hammond is offering ladies finest
trimmed hats at ono half price. 2G5-Gt
Positions guaranteed by tho Okla
homa City Business College of Okla
homa City, Okla Wo teach moro
bookkeeping in four months than other
schools do in six montha, moro short
hand in four months thnn other
schools do in six to eight months.
Address T. M. Milan, Mg'r. Okla
homa City. Okla. 265-4t
Ladles hats one-half price Ham
Tho Gencton apples, grape fruit
and nuts of all kind at Hammert
Ayera are just in good and fresh.
Tho Jocular apo bollovcs that tho
reason tho giant antcater Is so thin
Is that thore are no giant ants here
for btm to eat.
Tho polar bear weeps when ho
thinks ot the arctic whales and seals.
Ho says they always did m'ako him
Notice M. W. A.
All member of Modern Woodmen
of America Camp No. 10025, aro re
quested to bo present Monday evening,
Dec. 7, ns thero will bo "Something
Third District Meet
ing to be Held in
Besides Nearly Two Hundred Del
egates Will Attend Two Days
Tho nnnual meeting of tho third
Pythian district will bo held in this
city on Thursday and Friday of this
week and tho members of tho local
lodgo aro preparing to entertain a
largo crowd ofvisiting brethren on
thoso days. Tho district consists of
seventy lodges, nnd each lodgo is re
quired to send two dcslcgatcs to tho
district meeting. Besides theso nil
of tho grand officers of tho stato will
bo present besides n largo number of
prominent Pythians from all parts of
tho stato aro expected.
Tho following program for tho two
days has been arranged :
Call to order Albert O. Romino
District Deputy Grand Chancellor
Opening of Anadarko Lodgo No. 45 in
ritualistic form M. D. Miller,
Formal delivery of gavel and authori
ty to Grand Chancellor Albert O.
Romino, District Deputy Grand
Responsive address S. M. Hilligoss
Exemplification of secret work in
First Rank, Frank E. Duncan of
Silver Piumo Lodgo No. 182.
Cnll to order Grand Chancollor
Roll cajl ofjodges in district Grand
' Keeper of Records and Seal
Responses as roll is called Represen
tatives Question box Grand Keeper of Re
cords and Seal
Exemlification of secret work Second
Rank Frank E. Duncan.
7 :30 P. M. Visiting members enter
tained with Damon and Pythias in
moving pictures at tho Bijo, com
pliments of Anadarko Lodgo No. 45.
Pythian Sisters Minnio E. Bunting
Reading, selected II. L. Sanders
Grand Keeper of Records and seal
Address ' S. II. Davis
Surcme Master nt Arms
Reading, selected S. M. Hilligoss
Pythianism, Its Origin and Purpose
E. C. Printz of Hobart Lodge No.
Best methods of conferring ranks
Tho use of Ritual in lodge room
Exemlification of secret work, Third
Rank Frank E. Duncan
The afternoon session will bo devoted
entirely to a general love feast or
"social touching of elbows," to bo
participated in by Representatives,
Past Grand Chancellors and Grand
On Thursday evening at 8 :30 o'clock
an open meeting for tho goncral pub
lic will be held.
The fourth annual exhibition of tho
Caddo County Poultry association will
bo held Jan. 12 to 16, tho committee
in charge of the work announcing that
it is tho expectation to havo the cata
logue ready for distribution about
Dec. 20. Judgo Adam Thompson of
Amity, Mo., will be tho judgo of tho
exhibits this year which insures gen
eral satisfaction, as Judgo Thomp
son is recognized all over tho United
States as authority. John Pfaff, Jr.,
secertary of tho assoication, will bo
glad to give any information regarding
tho coming exhibit that any one may
Two gates aro open to you namely
Speculation and Land. One is a
dream tho other a Reality. Which
will you chooso? If Land, chooso the
best you can possibly buy. We have
it. Hamilton & Franz, offico in
i Democrat building.