The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 77, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 19, 1907 Page: 1 of 8
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City Clerk Becker w'l! .cat his Office Every Evening: this Week So Parties who have not RegistereJ^p Do So
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NEWS WANT ADS ' | 'Li IT W LJ All IX I 1 TCT* DAILY NEWiT^,
The Shawnee News
MONTHS FOR Si
VOL. 10—NO. 77.
THE NEW8PAPER THAT 13 MAKING 8HAWNEE FAMOUS—"FEAR GOD, TELL THE TRUTH AND SHAME THE DEVIL."
THE NEW8 40e. A MONTH.
8HAWNEE, OKLAHOMA TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 1907.
TRY THE SHAWNEE NEWS.
MAY BE. OUSTED
THIS IS A CONDITION OF DOWIE'6
result of km flood in 0
CINCINNATI BUILDING COLLAP- of the flood on its foundation About A few of the others who were In
KILLING TWO OF THE
Overseer In Prophet'. Last Thoughts Many Injured—Foundation Weak-
—Leaves Money to Zion With
Chicago, March 19.—Wilbur G.
Voliva must be ousted as head of the
Christian Catholic church or Zion
City will lose Its big share of the per-
sonal fortune of John Alexander all s|,jeB
ened by 'che High Water
Cincinnati, O., March 19.—At two
o'clock yesterday afternoon a two-story
brick building near the corner of Plum
and Front streets In the Ohio river
flood district collapsed and crashed
down into the flood surrounding It on
The collapse of the building Is sup-
posed to have been due to the action
Dowie, the deceased "first apostle and
prophet of Zion."
Members of the Dowie church were
startled when it was asserted tbat
the founder of Zion haii demanded
the removal of Voliva in nls will, anil |
on this action rested the large amount
of his fortune to Zion City.
Aside from the dower, by which
one-third of his Immense fortune wn
go to his widow, Dowie left all of his
propirty to the church on the coudl- LC>oP CASE IS NOT YET FINALLY
tion that Voliva be ousted from thei SETTLED—LAWYERS
control of the city. The enmity be-1 TXCEPT
tween the dead religious leader and j
the usurper of his place in Zion City
twenty-five persons, including men, the building are only slightly bruised
women and children, all of whom were and gashed, as the result of the flying
Italians, were in the building at the debris. The Ohio river is at flood
time it collapsed, and two of them, a tide, by reason of the recent cloua-
woman and a child, wen- instantly bursts at its headwaters, and has sur-
killed. rounded the building for several days
They were caught beneath the fall- and the dwellers in it have had to go
lng walls and crushed so that their to and from it in skiffs.
bodies were barely recognizable Two of the dead bodies have been
About a dozen others were more or taken to the morgue and the injured
less seriously Injured, two or three or were removed to the hospital. The
them seriously. The condition of poice arrived on the scene Immedl-
some of the injured is serious in the ately after th accident and saved n
extreme, and few of them are ex- number of the victims from death by
pected to recover. drowning.
for the building of a connecting line
to Louisa street from Kickapoo. The
company is also restrained from re-
moving any more of their track.
Is thus carried beyond the grave.
It is declared that the amount Dow-
ie bequeathed to the church under tho
conditions named in his will will
total several hundred thousand dol-
ONE RAILWAY IS WINNER.
Case Taken From the Jury by Judge
Burwell and Decided on Point
The case of Blakeney vs. Bailey, in
'which Mr. Blakeney is suing for $445
The loop case is not yet settled fin- attorney's fees, occupied the time of
ally and will go to the supreme court. J the court this morning, and was still
Monday night at about 10:30 Judge being argued thiB afternoon. There
Burwell took the case from the jury is little prospect of the docket for the
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on a point of law and gave his decis-jday being cleared up by adjournment
ion, not on the facts in the case, but The following cases are on the docket
Ion the points of law involved. This for today:
Commission Holds Tha1! Action Was
Not Well Founded. on tbe pointB 0f iaw involved. This
Washington, March 19 —Some of opinion was favorable to both parties
the important cases brought against t0 lhe Bult and t0 nelther Both ex.
the railroad companies of the United cepted and wll, appea, tf> the BU.
The order of the judge was that the
temporary restraining order be made
permanent as to the operation of that
States, under the provisions of the
railroad rate act have been decided
upon by the Interstate commerce
Lumber Co. vs.
Hatfield et al.
Kazmir by Sam'l Maxwell vs. Sua
REGISTRATION IS SLOW.
Hatfield et al.
Lumber Co. vs.
Will Go to tl*e Jury Friday if Nothing
New York, March 19.—It Is now con-
ceded that the Thaw case will go to
the jury Friday if nothing interferes.
The Hummel affidavit was finally
brought Into evidence and went be-
fore the jury in spite of the objec-
tions of Delmas. The affidavit does
not mention White's name.
The defense has announced that
Mrs. Thaw will not be recalled. The
state has four more alienists to ex-
Easter and Bonnets.
Easter and new bonnets will soon
be here, to the delight of the women
and the financial sighs of the men.—
If we could double the patronage
amine who it is thought will be the!of thls we could doubIe tfle
last of the witnesses.
I benefits of it. A newspaper is like
Millinery opening, showing an e]e>ny other business enterprise. To be
gant line of spring shapes and trim-|of beneflt 11 m,,8t have siPP«rt-
mings, Saturday, March 23. Mrs , financially.-Crowder City Guardian.
Vance, Palace of Fashion, 19 West
Maln A Cutting Remark.
Ladies, you are cordially invited to' lf th8t Oklahoma woman from whom
attend the millinery opening, Satur-[a Pair of «cissors wer0 "-moved at
dav. March 23, at Mrs Vance's Palace I Wlrhltn has made any cutting re-
of Fashion, 19 West Main. |marl<9 ln the Past ,our years- thC
Ladles, wait for the millinery open- shou,d no< be heId aKalnst hor • ,n
lng, and display of beautiful Easter |v,ew of a" the clrcnmstances.-Fort
hats, Saturday, March 23, at Mrs | Smith Times.
Vance's Palace of Fashion, 19 West
Not Like Shawnee.
Who said the democrats of Chicka-
Tecumseh Primary. sha were Ple hungry? Not a slnglo
The democratic primaries at Tecum- man ha« a"kP<1 t0 h" nominated for
seh yesterday nominated the follow-, mayor, the highest office within the
lng: For mayor, M. M. Henderson; !*,ft of the P"°Plp of ,hr city. A can'
didate will be drafted Chickasha Ex-
Wooten et al. vs. Shawnee National t°r police Judge, G. A. Newsom: for
Gerner et al.
vs. Parker Amuse-
Jones et al. vt
Jenkins & Co.
Spice vs. Remington et al.
Smith vs. Hurford.
Henderoksom vs. Plamer.
Robinson vs. Legg.
Kelso Lumber Co.
Jones vs. Clark.
Smith & Gabbart vs. Carson.
Fegerquest vs. Leuckle et al.
Territory vs. Henry Ryan.
Territory vs. J. A. Saunders
city attorney, A. M. Baldwin; for city.Prrss
marshal and chief of police, F. T. '
Cotten: for city clerk, A. C. Burrell; | Lar9e p,le 01 Corn-
for city treasurer. Tom E Durham:''! ^ blls ,b" 'arKeRt P"e
I for assessor, W. A. Clink scales; for <lf corn at Burbank that ever was put
• street commissioner. Will Mitchell: iln one Pot in Oklahoma, or elsewhere
j for treasurer of school board, Burtifor that matter. At this time he has
| Bradley. All were nominated by a ""le °ver 125^00 bushpl* °f the
stuff waiting for shipment.—Arkansas
Gault Lum-1 S°od pluralities.
GIVES GOVERNOR WOR8T.
Tine Vagrancy Question.
The beggar ordinance has passed,
I Legisature Adopt, Report Criticising and tbe rcK,,lar 8Prin* cr°P of Pro"
Hi Actions jfesslonal mendicants may be expected
j Santa Fe New Mexico", March 19.—It0 be considerably reduced If not en-
The lower house of the legislature t,re,y eliminate". The vagrancy con-
vote of 13 to 10, the|dltlona ln thls cbave heen a d'8"
Democratic State Committee. . . , ,
I adopted, by _
, Tulsa' L T" Mareh 19 -The demo n,port of t„0 part,san commlU(lp ofl grace, and the council's action ln pass-
In the case of the Missouri, Kansas por„on op fte ,tae whlch haa not beeBlM™y Have Not Yet Seen the City cratic state committee meets in Tuls*lfive membpr8 whlch has bppn appo,nt-|, K the ordinance Is a matter for com-
& Texas Railroad company, with ,T torn up^ an(j ai80 comprised an order
B. Harrell as complainant, wherein
it was charged that the defendant i rj AO ( « A I XI C I I I
company had made unreasonable rates | D /\ «Y vJ r\ I 1 >1 O . 1 1
| Farms, Suburban Acreage and City
I Registration is still very slow. Hun-
today. The conference will be hela ■ tQ |nveKtiRat(, the charReg mnde ■ mendatlon with the single reserv.
In connection Ition taht U 0UBbt to have been done
in the parlors of the Robinson hotel
against the governor
dreds have not yet seen the city clerk Many matters Pertaining to the coin- wRh thp ga]e of 8pv(!n thousand acres
on coal from St. Louis to Oklahoma
City, as compared with shipments of [Property.
coal originating in West Virginia and
covering a total distance of twelve
hundred miles, the commission stated
that the case did not present any ques-
tion of practical importance fn view j farm at 8 per cent,
of the proximity of the coal fields! 16° acres, nicely
and had their names entered on the
lng campaign will be discussed. It iB
, , . , .expected that every politician and or-
rsgistration books. All who desire
. , fice aspirant In the new state will be
... , .. _ . .... to vote at the spring election should
160 acre river bottom farm, within r present.
register at once. Only a few days
The following gentlemen have al-
6 miles of Shawnee, poor Improve-
ments, rented this year. A bargain,
$8,000. We will loan 4,&00 on this
Improved, 120 The presiding elders council of Ok-
of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas and | acres ln cultivation, 6 acres In orchard lahoma and Indian Territory will con-
ready signified their intention of at-
tending: Jesse Dunn, C. N. Haskell,
Lee Cruce, M. L. Turner, R. M.
Rutherford. Roy Hoffman and a num
ber of other state patriots will be
also the much shorter distance from and balance ln pasture, for short time vene in Bethel M. E. church Wednes-; present.
the coal fields In Colorado and Mls-jonly, $5,BOO. $1,500 cash, balance day morning at 10 o'clock a. m.t with
Bouri. terms to suit purchaser. Bishop Evans Tyree, D. D., of Nash- j
The complaint Is dismissed with-
North 8lde Meets Tonght.
5 acre block, close to Rose Garden -ville, Tenn., in the chair, the council I The property owners along North
out restraint on the right of the com- Addition within two blocks of car line, holding two days. The bishop will Broadway and other streets who de-
plainant or any other persons to call f1r short time only $1,200. lecture Thursday night, March 21 sire to pave will hold a meeting to-
into question the reasonableness of 100 ft oorner, close in on Broadway q yf washington, Pastor. , night in the rooms of the Chamber of
the act, In case it shall hereafter be ' An ideal location for nice tome, at a j Commerce to consider the proposition.
come of actual consequence. j bargain. j ...... ■
— Nice vacant block within two blocks Po" Boo,<s Open Until 9 p. m
Be very careful of your bowels of car line, a handsome investment
when yon have a oold. Nearly all oth- We also have for sale $16,000 in
r cough syrups are constipating, es- flrtt real estate mortgages.
peclally those containing opiates. See ns for additional list and money
Kennedy's Laxative Cough Syrup making investments.
moves the bowel"!—contains NO opl- COFFIN A LAMBARD,
ates. Sold by C. R. Harryman. • 1108 Bell Street. Phone 368
The registration books will be open j
every night this week until 9 o'clocR.
Every voter should register with the
Fire Bids Closed.
The bids on the new city fire station
for North Shawnee were closed at
noon today. They will be opened at
; the conncll meeting tonight.
Elks Meeting Wednesday. Looking for Investments.
The Shawnee lodge of the Elks will > Herman Schultz, vice president and
hold their regular meeting Wednesday , cashier of the First National bank of
night at their rooms in the Pottawa Tishomingo, I. T., is prospecting in
tomle building. I Shawnee for investments in realty.
All of our readers are welcome to
their own political and religious views
without Interference on our part. If
you want political news subscribe for
some of the metropolitan papers that
voice your sentiments, and read it to
your heart's content. We have no
inclination to lead you politically or
otherwise. We want to give you the
news, as nearly as we can. Just as It
happens and without embellishment
If this Is the kind of a paper you want,
give us $1 and read the Monitor a
whole year—Maud Monior.
Intemperate and Unchaste.
It occurs to us that lf the Citizens
Dally Bulletin of Hot Springs, the
[newspaper that Is making the fight
Flower show and bazaar by the,*" clean that city of gambling and
;hristian Church Aid Tuesday, March ho™ rnc,n*' wonM conflne to
more temperate language and less un-
of timber land In the Manzcano moun-
tains to the Pennsylvania develop-
The report was a voluminous one
and was very bitter against the gov-
ernor. It finds that the governor
without the consent and knowledge of
the commissioner of public lands, and
during the absence of the latter from
his office, affixed the seal of the offi-
cer to, and delivered to W. S. Hope-
well, twenty-three deeds for a por-
tion of these lands.
If the district attorneys act upon a
resolution adopted by the house
thousand acres of timber land, dis-
posed of by the territory, under the
administration previous to that of
Governor Hagorman, will be thrown
19, with Mrs. Johnson, at 607 North
Beard. Dainty aprons. Admission
Including lunch, 10 cents. 16-2t
Closing' Out Sale of Our
Entire Stock at our Shawnee
Branch Store 121 N. Broadway
YOU WILL HAVE TO HURRY.
If yon want to see or take advan-
tage at the great piano bargains now
being offered by Armstrong, Byrd k
Co. Ten of these bargala pianos have
been sold ln tbe past three days. Only
a few more pianos taft, and only a
few more days rsataialag la which
to boy them. Planes aad organs are
being sold at wholesale fhstory coat
on easy terma.
Armstrong--Byrd & Company
chaste expressions, It would make
greater headway In Its reform cam-
_ palgn. Saturday's issue was a dls-
GOLD BONDS. credit to the newspaper profession
Not in It With These Investment* ln ™'P<rlty and tntemperateness of
Neat 4 room cottage, two blocks "Pression. The reform cause In
from Rock Island shops Price $1 - that c'tv Is worthy of a cleaner organ,
100. Terms $260 cash, balance on ! 14 by the lsaue to wblch we re"
|fer.—Ft. Smith American.
I The largest steel and Iron works stock required.
' west of the Mississippi with headquar-' ment to a large amount of mechanics
'ters at Kansas City, has a representa-
tive ln Shawnee today looking over
I the city with a view to establishing
shops here that will turn out all kinds
of architectural steel and cast iron
beams, channels and angles, and
other structural work. If satisfac-
tory arrangements can be made here,
! this concern will secure a site of ten
acres and put ln machinery to the
^amount of $116,000 in addlton to the
i Beautiful east front vacant lot, six
blocks north of Main. Price $260.
Terms $26 cash, balance monthly pay-
j Good 3 room cottage, corner lot,
| two biocks from Rock Island shops
[Price $1,060. Termq $250 cash, bal-
I ance monthly installments.
[ Neat 6 room cottage on N. Park,
It will give employ- cioge jn goes at $1,600. Good terms.
Two or four beautiful lots, half
block from N. Broadway car line, go
at $100 each. Terms right
Good 3 room cottage four blocks
from Rock Island shops. Price $800
$1,800 is the price of a beautiful
dwelling property on N. Park In the
best location. This is a 76 foot cor-
ner lot. Terms lf desired.
EASTERWOOD A PUGH,
who are the best paid of the tin buck-
et brigade and will be of Immense
value to Shawnee. The plant will be
Increased from time to time as ne-
One great point that appeals to tills
firm ln coming to Shawnee over any
other city ln the new state Is the fact
that Shawnee has bo many skilled lab-
orers at the present time, and no la
bor difficulties will have to be over-
come on that score.
Frank Fagerqnlst, recently of this
city, now of Chattanooga, 0. T., ar-
rived Monday evening on buslriess.
Mr. Fagerqulst is the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. C. O. Allen, 117 N. Phila-
delphia, while ln the city.
and growing. That's
BANK OF COMMERCE.
[Boom 7 over Shawnee National Bank ntlllll'tMIIHII
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