The Hennessey Clipper (Hennessey, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 2, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 27, 1909 Page: 4 of 10
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Natlien E. Kendall, Republican
member of Congress from Iowa,
Ins introduced in the House an
anti-injunction bill which pro
vides that no injunction or re
straining order shall be issued
without notice; that no agreement
for action shall be termed a con
spiracy unless the act agreed
upon would be a crime if com
mitted by an individual; and that
contempt of court shall not be
punished until after conviction
by a jury. It would be interest
ing to know that Mr. Kendall's
purpose in introducing this bill.
If it was merely a piece of cheap
politics, intended solely toga-,
him votes in his district and in
troduced with the full purpose
of permitting it to die in com-
mittee, it would be merely of a
piece with many such deplorable
and insincere acts of demagogues
not statesmen. But Mr. Kendall
announces that he is "in deadly
earnest" and proposes to work
"night and day" to secure the
passage of the measure. But to
what purpose? Is not the Iowa
familiar with the views of Presi
dent Taft to know that such a bill
would be vetoed as promptly as
.it reached the White House":
With Democratic majorities in
both houses of Congress and
with Mr. Bryan in the Chair
such a measure might become a
law;for it is in entire accord with
the promises contained in Mr.
Bryan's platform; although the
Democrats never regard party
promises as made to be fulfilled,
as is shown by their repudiation
of the free lumber plank in their
platform. When Mr. Taft was
nominated he was told he must
remain silent, on his views re
garding anti injunction legisla
tion or he would be defeated.
His reply was to go practically
all over the country addressing,
wherever possible, gatherings of
laboring men; and to tell them
that lie would go down to defeat
in the campaign rather than ad-
vocate, that he would cut otf his
right hand rather than sign, a
a bill which would constitute such
a blow at the judicial power of
the United States. And the
answer of the laboring men was
to snap their fingers in the face
of their leader Gompers and to
roll up majorities for Taft larger
than the most sanguine dared to
expect. The laboring men cheer-
ed Judge Taft when lie told them
to their face that he would never
approve a measure which de
prived the courts of the right to
grant injunctions, to punish for
contempt without jury trial, or
to forbid conspiracies calculated
to destroy a man's business,
even though the same act com
mited by one man would no more
be a crime than it would a con
spiracy. What then is Mr. Ken
Death of Mrs. George W. Sparks.
Mrs. Frances Olive Sparks
wife of our esteemed fellow-
townsman George \V. Sparks
died at the family home in this
city of a complication of diseases,
at 10:45 p. m., May 24, 1909.
Mrs. Sparks had been in poor
health for several months, and
continued to fail until death re-
lieved her sufferings. She was
born in Illinois, Jan. 18, 1859.
She was twice married. Two
children wore born of the first
union, a son who died in child-
hood and a daughter Mrs. Harry
E. Rugh, of Kingfisher. She
was united in marriage about
si-ven years ago in this place to
Mr. Sparks her now bereaved
husband, the niairiage proving a
The funeral took place Tuesday
afternoon from the family home,
conducted by Elder J. W. Duff of
the Christian Church of which
deceased was a member, assist
ed by the Hennessey Rebekali
Lodge to which Mrs. Sparks be
longed. The remains were taken
to Bethany, Mo , Tuesday even
ing, where the deceased formerly
resided, alarge numberof friends
accompanying the remains to the
Mr. Sparks and his step-
daughter Mrs. Harry E. Rugh
and baby accompanied the re-
mains to Bethany.
GREAT PRICE REDUCTION
ON SEASONABLE WASH GOODS
Owing to the Fact that we are over stocked this season on
Wash Dress Goods we have gone through our stock and have
made sweeping reductions on nearly every piece of Wash Goods.
Fine figured Lawns worth 6c and 7c, About 10 pieces fine Lawns, 15c values 10c
5c A few pieces of 20c Dotted Swiss, yard 10c
About 15 pieces assorted Organdies 8 1-2 About 10 pieces fine Cheviot Waisting,
cent values, now ... 6c 12 l-2c values per yard . 10c
ladies fine waists
Just received by express another elegant
line of Ladies fine Shirt Waists made
to sell at $1.98, but a lucky purchase
enables us to close the lot at only
each . • • $1.50
Ladies new Plaid Waists, $6.50 v^'ue^'
only • • \ $5-uu
Ladies black or white Shirt Waists, $3.00
values, now . • 7",
Ladies Silk Petticoats in green, tan, blue
or black, well made, full cut, $3.0U
values, only . • $2.48
Messrs. II. C. Crouseand J. S.
Shoemaker of Enid were Hen-
nessey visitors Tuesday and
made the Clipper a pleasant call.
They were both formerly con-
nected with the Enid Daily News.
J. C. Martin, formerly editor
of the Dover News and at one
time with the Central Telephone
office here, is here with his wife
visiting the family of A. Brox.
Mr. Martin recently sold his
newspaper in Illinois and will
try Oklahoma again.
Lewis S. Maddox, an old soldier
of the Union army died at his
home in the northeast part of
Hennessey about 11 o'clock on
Monday night, May 24, 1909,
aged 79 years, 3 months, 12 days.
He was married to Grace F
Inman, his now bereaved wife,
Feb. 2, 1870 To them were born
ten children, six of whom are
living. Father Maddox, as he
was called by many who knew
him, united with the M. E. church
in 1853. He was formerly a resi-
dent of Sherman township, north
of the Twin church and then
united with the Christian Union
church, worshiping with them
until he removed to Hennessey a
few years ago when he transfer
red his .membership to the M. E.
Church in Hennessey. His was
a consistent Christian life, as
testified to by his old friend and
neighbor Rev. Arnote, of the
Christian Union church who
preached his funeral at the M. E
church in Hennessey, yesterday
morning, whose testimony is
also confirmed by those best ac
quainted with the deceased. The
remains were accompanied to
the church and grave by mem
bers of the G. A. R Post and
W. R. C.
One by one the old soleiers are
dropping out of sight—but not
out of remembrance. Many
friends deeply sympathize with
the widow and family of the de-
They "Showed" 'Em a Good
Last Thursday F. L. Boling
and M. O. Stettler in the hitter's
big Rambler touring car drove
into Hennessey and stopped for
dinner. Messrs. Boling and M.
11. Collins of Kingfisher, accom I
panied by two capitalists from
the East who were inspecting the
country with the view of invest
ing in farm mortgages, left King- j
fisher last Friday, with M. O.
Stetler as driver, and had been
over portions of Canadian, Blaine,
Major, Alfalfa, Woods, Grant,
Garfield and Kingfisher counties,
undoubtedly the cream counties
of Oklahoma, and showed the
gentlemen to their hearts content
that Oklahoma farm mortgages
were a good and safe investment.
It took them just 14 minutes to
to drive from Hennessey to
We are sole agents for the Royal Wor-
cester and Jackson Corsets for this
community. We have special Cor-
sets that no other dealer has at this
The College Girl Corset for the Young
The Adjusto for stout Ladies, medium
waists, long back and flat hips at
each . • • $3.00
The average figure, very long back and
long hip, at . • $2.50
The Princess Hip, supporters attached,
price • • • $1-00
We are Headquarters for Anything 'P
the Straw flat ^ine
The ordinary Chip Hats for Boys' and
Men only • •
Better shapes in Mexican Straw Hats at
only . • 25c and 35c
Fine assortment of Straw Hats for Boys' at only 50c each.
The Mexican Straw Hat . • 15c
Men's dress Straw Hats in the latest
styles and shapes at $1.00, $1.25,
$1.50 and $2.00.
The Big Racket Store
Don't forget the Firemen's
dance Tuesday night, June 1.
For Sale. |
The Hennessey Steam Laundry
on West Oklahoma Ave. at a bar-
gain If interested call or write
J. W. Bruce.
I. J. Cashion and wife left
Tuesday evening for Wichita,
where they will spend a few days
visiting Tipton Cox and family,
from there they will go to New-
ton, Kansas, to attend to some
First published In the Clipper May 13,1009 . 3w
Older for Hearing Petition to
Sell Real Estate.
State of Oklahoma, i ^
County of Kingfisher *
In the Prohate Court.
Fstate of JaniesC. Hoston deceased.
The petition of Mary A. Boston us the widow
and wife ; nd one of the le*al heirs to the
estate of deceased, having been presented to
this court, praying that an order be made,
imlhori/int,' said petit oner to sell the whole,
;>r so much, and sfch parts of the real estate
described in said petition as the court shall
judge necessary and beneficial, at Private or
Public sale and it appearing to the court,
from such petition, that it is necessary to sell
the whole, or some portion of such real estate
for the purpose and reasons mentioned in s, id
! petition: therefore, said petition will be tiled
herein, and a time appointed for hearing the
' S And it is hereby ordered, by the Court, th'^t
Friday the >th day of May A. D.. 1909, ut ♦ ne
hour of 2 o clock p. m.. of said day. that h' -in#
a day of the regular April term, 1909, of this
eourt. be. and the same is appointed'.8 the
imie when all persons interested in salC estate
..re directed and required to appear before
tins eourt to show cause why un ordtr should
ti t be uianted to said petitioner to sell so
much of the real estate of said decedent as
And it is further ordered that a copy of
this order be personally served on all persons
interested in said estate, any general guardian
«.f a minor so interested, and any letfatee or
devisee, or heir of the decedent, provided
thev are residents of said Kingfisher county,
,vt least ten days before the time appointed
for hearing said petition, unless they shall
waive sueh notice in writing, and signify In
wiitintf their assent that an order of sale be
made as praved for in said petition.
Hated the fcth day of May, 1908,
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|000D THINGS TO EA
* When Hungry Call at or Phone
| HAKES GROCERY
% 54 is the Number. Quick Deliveries
* Made to all Parts of Town
IGOOD THINGS TOEA
We the undersigned take this
method of extending oui • thanks
to the tire boys and otlners who
so nobly assisted our boys in
subduing the fire on our barr,
last Friday caused by fjgbtning.
Yours Respectful ty,
R. H. Grimes and Wife.
Band concert Saturday night.
Notice the change in Cashion
Bros.' ad in this issue.
Gret t Miller Brothers Shws,
big street fair and carnival here
June 7 to 12, inclusive.
Second Hand Gasoline Stoves.
I have one cabinet Quick Meal
and 6 other gasoline stoves to sell
very cheap at my tin shop. 2w2
O. D. Miller.
Sheriff M. M. Tat , c
from Kingfisher Tuesda
Miss Emma Bowerman
Pond Creek last Th
where she is visiting hei
Mrs. Maude Roy.
Now is the time to buy
twine. While it lasts
selling it cheap. Inq
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