The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 123, Ed. 1 Friday, May 10, 1907 Page: 1 of 8
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All Republicans Should Gather in
the City Hall Tuesday Evening for the
Purpose of Taking United Action on Statehood
DAILY NEWS 3 MONTHS
FOR $1, IN ADVANCE
THE SHAWNEE NEWS, !
NEWS WANT ADS BRING
"Hbc newspaper that le fl>ahtn(j Shawnee famous
-fear Cell tbe Grutb, an6 Sbame tbe ©evtl
SHAWNEE NEWS 40c A MONTH
VOL. 10—NO. 123
5-iv night THE I accomplish this object.
on next tuesday night t I . ,ha, all meet
NEWS SUGGESTS THAT ALL
MEMBERS OF THE PARTY GET
TOGETHER IN CITY HALL
All Sides Should Be Heard and the
Course of the Locai Republicans
Determined. An Important Crisis
In the History of Oklahoma
suggests that all meet next Tuesday
night in the auditorium of the city
Arguments can be heard on all prop
Hltlons and the matter thrashed out
to the satisfaction of all. The granc
old party has always been the party
of refuge in times of great crises
both state and national, and the fut-
Believing that the present ripubUcaTparty as It never was
iB SUch that it demands <)f volers have been di,
tention on the par of all P j d etBhawnee has every-
ond especially the republicans * J*'8 fr tQ Jn frora 3tatehood at the
c!ty. The Shawnee ^ws^ a the , ^ ^ ^ ^ clty of the
ficiai party paper of this s . . ; Btate These and many otb-
that it is time for a ga herlng conflIcting sentiments may sway
rank and file to determine the f"^! ^ ^ nf republican voters,
course of Shawnee reput.llcans. Ac-P^^se stall the rank and file
cordingly the News suggest ^ Lke? It la a time for harmony and
ery republican in the city a p " ,t of BCtion among all patriotic
can should attend a public meeting to | unity oi_«
men. To all republicans the News
suggests that they be present to give
tr.e ass> mbly the benefit of their reas
oning. The republican party of the
state will be to a great extent guided
by the action of the rank and file of
These are exceptional times, and ex
ceptionai timeB demand exceptional
measures. Consequently the News
suggests the meeting of all republi-
cans In the city hall auditorium on
next Tuesday night t consider the ac
tion Shawnee republicans are t> tnl*'
on the question of statehool.
The position that is to be taken is
to be left entirely to Ihe sense of 'he
voters present aftc" hearing reasons
pro and con on the diff cat Uew
..... . MPRRY LIFE $1.0110 which was furnished by I>r.
POLICE LEAD HIM A MERR ^ v. Warner. Hard!, had be ben re-
IN THEIR EFFOR lea8(,(1 lhun the police trumped up a
charge of bribery; it was alleged that
$111111 was ottered to oflleer Jack Kelley
to let the prisoner get away. This
was taken before Justice Bushnell
who placed a second bond a' *r,0° 01
4 m. Thursday. This was furnished
by f)r Warner also Then some funny
J. «. Landon T.une-thin. £ the
on the charge of obtaining money un^ police would t )a((,r
fa,se pretences has had a, t me, p. ^ ^ ^ h()nf.
running the police ga whBrl, he has b. en more or less
Shawnee. In the tirst cas n ftm|
held on information that he had sold aluce henl hls special
Indian Territory townsite property to Jack y
WARD—NOW OUT ON BAIL
Sims Has Bribery Charges Withdrawn
and $200 is Posted to Cover Re
ward Offered In Tennessee.
CLAUDE A. SWANSON.
Governor of Virginia, who will
offered ZsZZ ^ of allI be a F inent figure during the
that they atend, for it will have great Jamestown exposition.
weight in shaping the destinies of the I
proud state of Oklahoma.
Indian Territory tmnwu. pn«~ , , appears that he was not
people in Tennessee tat was highly^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
overadverUsed His. att V . , )he ohlof.B oftce and his homo,
delton, Abernathy and Howe hav pendleton made a strong talk
s zss - irrrc- - -
was withdrawn soon after. Pendleton
had warrants made to arrest the po-
lice In charge for false Imprisonment
but they were not served, while the
prisoner In order to allay the fears of
ihe police that If he was allowed to
take advantage of his bond to enjoy
fr, cdom he would skip and their hope
of reward would be gone, gave his
attorneys *200 to satisfy them that
what ever became of him the reward
offered by the people of 1 nnessee
would be safe.
In the meanwhile ban don is in
Shawnee awaiting the arrival of i
sheriff with extradition papers fr"tn
Tennessee. He professes that he has
done nothing. The case has attracted
considerable attention and from what
little can be learned of It there prom-
ises to be some sensation before it
Is over. Landon Is now out on bond
of $1,000 and the $200. the amount
of the reward ottered in Tennessee
C. M. Cade in answer to an article1
In the morning Herald of the 10th;
inst. says: that he has no objection |
to the four gentlemen advocating that i
they should not have as much to saj |
about running the great state of Ok
lahoma as one Long Horn gentleman
In Greer county or Roger Mills couty.
The supreme court of Kentucky, dem
ocratic says a man that will advocate
that kind of a doctrine is unpatriotic
See the late decision of the supreme
court of Kentucky.
THIS SATURDAY ONLY.
$1.JJ Bowl and Pitcher reduced to
65c at Werner's Racket 8tore.
If you are expecting to build call
and see J. P. Mitchell at 20# North
roadway, where be will furnish you
*ltb plans and estimates of all Unas
Pbone 1 7. Residence phone 1121
3. & va. "0rv
1 adW^^t^w^fustreceived6! ^larjfe ship-
S3T S •« W ' .nd .
every one prettier than the last, wt ait n
ing to sell them for from
$1.98 to $6.00
They are worth from $3.50 to $12.50. We got
them SVUri" «"' lora fcS
same way. See our show window for a tew
Oklahoma City, Ok., May 10.—The
Oklahoma Pharmaceutical Association
elected C. A. Frazier of Red Rock,
president and the following officers
for the ensuing year: H. O Hixon
of Elk City, first vice president, A
Sage, Blackwell, second vice president,
A. R. McCutcheon, Luther, secretary
and Frank Waver, Oklahoma City, as-
sistant secretary. During yesterday's
session addresses were delivered by
Dr. A. K. West, dean of the medical
faculty of Epworth University, Dr. W.
C. Williams of this city, Dr. U. L. Rus-
sell Dr. A. Daughty, E. S. Malone, w
S. Strotber and W. B. Matthews Prof
C. S. N Halnherg of Chicago spoke
on the subject "Pharmacopla" Prof
L. E. Sayre of the University of Kan
sas discussed the subject "The Pure
Fod and Drug I>aw and Its special re-
lation to Pharmacy" During the af-
ternoon the wives of tbe local drug
gists entertained the visiting ladles
at a muslcale and reception. This
afternoon the sporting events will take
place, when a tug of war, sack race
ladles and gentlemens running race
and other events will be atractlons
Tonight tbe vlBtors were the guests
of the local entertainment committee
at the entertainment at the conven-
tion ball. The association members
will go to Norman to Inspect the state
euuene v. debs.
Former Socialist candidate for
president, who was elasaed as an
"undesirable citizen" with Mes«rr
Haywood. Mover and Harriinan
bv President Roosevelt
Mrs. Purcell Died Suddenly
Mrs. Ed Purcell, aged 50 years and
living 8 miles east of Shawnee, died
very suddenly Thursday night of heart
trouble She had been enjoying good
health prior to this. She is mourned
by five surviving children. The fun-
eral was at Fairview Cemetery this
Seen tary C. A. McNabb. of the Ok-
lahoma board of agriculture, takes is
sue with Secretary Wilson, head of the
national department of agriculture, on
i blB statement that tbe damage which
had ben done to the wheat and oats
•had been so small as to be unworthy
of serious consideration, and partic-
ularly the part of Ms statement where
he says that the report of damage to
the wheat by the green bug In the
southwest have been "grossly exag-
gerated" and that from his knowledge
of the southwest "that district '11!
have its usual crop this year." A- a
clincher to his statements. Secretary
"I am In a position where I get as
Mr and Mrs. Willard Johnson are , _ ,—
the proud parents of a baby girl, and g00d Information as anybody rega
the worthy president of the First Nat-jmg the growing crop."
ional bank is correspondingly happy 1 "I really can't understand why
ional bank i secretary should give out any such
^ T' satement as that," said Mr. McNabb.
crop this year. Even some of the
delds which looked two or three weeks
ago as though they might make a par
tial crop are now turning yellow al-
most up to the head They are denud-
ed of their foliage and all of the vi-
tality of the stalk is gone. The heads
are still green, but there Is no pros-
pect of their producing any grain, and
most of the fields of that sort will
never be cut at all.
"Of course taking It in comparison
with the wheat acreage of the whole
country, fhe damage down here Is
comparatively Insignificant, but to say
that there has been practically no
damage In the southwest in manifestly
i—n, Ok., May 10.-F. M. EngUah esUbhsbe
president of th® ^ KeuThere he j slon from the Indian bureau of the
has just returned from Kell. wb | dcpartment to establish it in
"""" _ . Q a movable building until lots could be
u S U K Y
Means Unlawful Interest.
WE HE A PLMt
1.„ Kfi tn 10f
Where you can make 60 to 100 pet
cent on your money within the nex
twelve months and do It legally.
firmly believe we are right in say-
ing this to you, and If you will go
with us and see the goods. It will be
easy money for you. Our terms are
$50 to 100 cash and balance on
50 feet half block of North Broad-
way car line. Price *200.
50 feet on North Broadway car line
50 feet corner on North Beard
BO feet one block of N. Broadway
car line. Price $250.
75 feet corner on North Beard St
100 feet corner on North Broad-
way car line. Price $800.
60 feet corner on N. Broadway car
line. Price $226.
Do not delay In aecurlng one of
these fine lota now while payments
are right. This list will 'a«t only a
short time at these prices.
•how you at once.
intersection of the proposed Katy line
now building through the pasture. It
is estimated that within ten days
trains will be runnig on schedule time
a movable building until lots couldMMi Jnta^Ke^. At prra°^denim,d rigbt of
purchased at B*chltl, two and a ha« It lB the inten-
miles away. The American g ^ railroad company to con-
rRli9a over the bulldln^the «rs « r,gbt 0f way through
to float over any portion of the g. m| B,x humired feet wide
pasture. Immediately with e s ou | facilities, and to invite the
Of the town people the bank was open- ^ thp Und wlth them
ed for business. I Soaclous quarters can be
just to what proportion the tow°l""t 1he government which
„ght between these two proposed ££^£ths.
towns will extend. It is Impossible to | will be fourte
IHE WRECKING OF A
Testing Water Pressure.
The city water superintendent in
conjunction with the Are department
is testing the water pressure that can
be obtained on the different fire plugs
about the city. In some places not
much pressure was found.
even However there is
fight on between the governmment
townsites and the Rock Island rail-
road and other proposed lines through
the pasture reserve. Beginning May
23 the government will begin a ten
days sale at Eschltl. Already one
hundred people have assembled Into a
colony at the townsite of Kell and or-
ganized a town. There is located up
on the present survey of the extended
Rock Island branch on from Chatta-
noga, in the present terminus through
the reserve and connecting at some
point In Texas with the Fort Worth
and Denver road.
Fields, at the time of the opening
of the pasture land, purchased at a
big price the quarter section upon
which the town of Kell is located an
ou., . a frlenii of his purchased the adjoln-
Let us |ng tract. It now develops that Fields
was chief engineer of the Rock Island
railroad which surveyed the extension.
Both of these quarter sections were
M.N lon the line of the survey and at the
THE REAL E8TATE MAN.
We make a specialty of MONEY
MAKING INVESTMENTS In FARMS
LANDS, BUSINESS and RESI
DENCE properties, also Business
Oklahoma City, Okla., May 10.—Im-
proper relations with his wife and the
alienation of her affections, alleged to
have been committed while E. W. Seig
lar was boarding at their home, are set
up as the two counts on which Joseph
I. Bogart asks a total of $30,000 dam-
ages of Selglar.
The petition setting forth the
charges of Bogart against Selglar
and Mrs. Bogart Is one of the most
sensational that has ever been filed
in the district court of this oounty.
Each count setB forth an alleged
history of Bogart's wrongs at the
hands of the man who was boarding
at hlB home. The petition Is more on
the order of a history of the alleged
wrecking of a home.
Lytal's business property for rent
at No. 321 E. Main St. Who wants
it for $26 a month? Soe F. A. Stone
at No 8 1-2 Main St. Shawnee. Okla
Gone to Convention.
Rev. L. C. Birch will leave Saturday
for Tulsa. He will attend the Episco-
pal convention in session there.
ONE OF THE GANO THAT ROBBEDi $[>0.00 for each bank upon on the Rock Island. The
bank at asher to be The evidence against the men
hnnk waH robbed of $3,600.
§hov you ai uuvo.
EAfflOOD & PIR
OUR BUSINESS is to make it pay
you to glvs us YOUR BUSINESS
1C« N. Ball St. 361
E. E. Hetlin G. H. Tayman
Up-to-date Dentistry. All work guar
Offices over Goasllng, Truett A Co
j Telephone 376.
know that there have been several
of the federal crop reporters all
through the territory, and have Cheek
up their results with tbe Information
which we have received in this office
It may be of course that their reports
had not been given in yet when Sec-
retary Wilson made that statement
"As for having the usual crop this
year, it would only be necessary for
the secretary to go through on the
train to be convinced that Oklahoma
at any rate will not have any wheat
Fight on Battle Row.
Three men became engaged in a
fight on the Rock Island tracks on
Broadway at 9:30 a. m. One man
drew a gun but the fight was stopped
before any serious results occurred
and before any police showed up. The
man with the gun, after a crowd had
gathered, ran into one of the houses
on Battle Row.
Old Soldier Died.
John Burnsey. an old soldier igfcd
70 years, died this morning at his
home on South Beard. Funeral an-
nouncements will be made later
THE BANK AT ASHER TO BE
ABhby has been writing to Franks
bank was robbed of $3,600.
In jail under the name of Walter Wll
Was Apprehended in Denver After a j ^ The flr6t )etter waa from Ponca
.. "l" city and contained $380; the Becond,
Chase o' Five Months—Formerly
Sheriff Grace will start Sunday for
Denver to bring back A. T. Ashby, who
Is being held at that place charged
with participating In the Asher Bank
robbery. W. F. Franks and M. Mc-
Cullough are now In Jail at Tecumseh
on the same charge, having been cap-
tured shortly after the cilme at Okla-
homa City. There are still two of
tbe gang tt large, but the officers hope
to apprehend them belore long. The
i banks of the county have a reward ol
' , ..
from Enid, contained $300, and tbe
last, from Denver, contained $150.
When this waa written Deputy Carr
laid a trap by delaying Franks' an-
swer long enough to have Sheriff
Grace notify the sheriff at Denver to
watch the party calling for the mark
ed letter Late yesterday afternoon
Grace was notified of the capture
When Ashby was at Ponca Grace miss
ed capturing him by only half an
hour, and has been hot on the trail
ever since. At that time he found a
railroad key and other things that
attend to all
YOUR banking wants.
bank op commerce.
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