The Shawnee News. (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 168, Ed. 1 Friday, July 5, 1907 Page: 4 of 8
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The Shawnee News
FRIDAY, JULY 5, 1907.
Try a Want Ad
They Do Not Like Primary.
Muskogee, L T„ July 5.—A number
of newspapers and politicians of Ok
lahoma have endeavored to point out
the Impracticability of direct nomin*-
lions of state officers by the primary
system since the democratic state
ticket waa nominated.
The principal objection raised is
that it costs too much money and that
no one except a rich man could pos-
sibly make the race. It cannot be
disputed that there were candidates
who spent a barrel of money. But on
LONE STAF LAWYERS.
Texas Bar Association Convenes
at City of Beaumont.
Beaumont, July .—About 200 del-
egates were In attendance at the open-
ing session of the 1907 convention
of the Texas Bar association. Presi-
dent Minor of the Jefferson County
Bar association delivered the address
of welcome, to which Hon. W. L. Ka-
Estes of Texarkana by request, re-
The addresB of President Beaty of
the other hand th# re wer* successful Sherman, an Interesting document was
candidate* for high ofllc< * that spent 'hat gentleman
Mill , , . About fifty n«*w members were elect
Tenr little mone; Th<. mmi.bw.hlp 1. n-arb (00.
It has been stated by some person* The reports of the serretarv and
that Lee Truce, defeated candidate treasurer showed the association to
be In the most flourishing condition in
for governor, and his friends, spent
1100,000 in ti*; campaign It has
also be^n estimated that some of the
Candida: •> for the United States sen-
ate sprit 140,000 each, and were do-
feat*-<L To offKet tbih however,
comes T. P. Gore, a poor man and
blind at that, and swears that he spent
but $1,020 in his campaign. Everyone
who knows Gore believes he did not
spend more than that amount And
further proof is easily available that
bis friends did not spend much money
campaigning for him. It was sin>
fJy a case in which a poor man tab
Aga&st rich ones, and that, too, with
a heavy handicap.
Edgar Watkins of Houston discuss-
ed he question Should th*- I>egaJ
Status of the Negro Be Changed?"
He touched upon some very important
point* in the race question.
J L. Young of Cooper read the re
port of the committee on Jurispru-
dence and law reform in the absence
of George Thompson of Fort Worth
W. M Holland of Dallas then read
a paper on "The Liability of Trust*-
For Private Wrongs."
A. P. Dohoney of Paris read the re-
port of the committee on Judicial ad-
ministration and remedial procedure,
and the report was adopted without
John Charl< B Harris of Houston read
a paper on "l egal Ethics "
Crowd in Police C*urt.
Nearly twenty c&ses appeared in po-
lice court this morning. Most of!
them were fined for being drunk and j
KKhiint One a driver from South Moyer and Haywood Are Vir-
McAlester who was drnnk was sent
after by his employer and arrange-
ments were made to send him home
Several negroes were in court for be-
ing mixed up in cutting scrapes.
A. P. &. A. M. to Attend Funeral.
The A. F. & A. M. will have a spec
lal communication on Saturday at 4
o'clock for the purpose of attending
the funeral service of our late brother
Jeff Cornish Members are urgently
requested to attend.
S. H. LESTER W. M.
H G. NEWCOMB, Secretary.
.... . . .. . . 4i The committee on legal education
The po,.;.cian* of the state may not land admission to the bar had prepar-
es enthusiastic about the primary sys «*d no report, but Clarenie Miller of
bem, because they see the expense jF Austin presented the following resolu-
tion. which was adopted without dis
L*rg«? bat the people who vote are
Eighty well pleased with the result of
the firs: primary, and it will be bard
for the politicians to start a propa-
ganda against the primary system be-
cause they will have to do so without
the assistance of the press. The new s-
papers have found the primary system
fci-eiy to cut off this source of revenue
an leas they *ee a greater necessity
tiian ha* yet been brought forth. The
greatest expense to a candidate if*
said to have been his newspaper ac-
count There are nearly .VK> papers
in the state, and when announcements
have to be made in half of them It
runs into money fust, and faster still
does the amount run up if advertising
is used by the candidates. In a great
many cases during the democratic
campaign for nominations on the
state ticket the political advertising
exceeded all other classes of advertis-
ing combined during April and May.
No Celebration at Wewoka.
The Wewoka celebration was de
clared off. That panther story did
the work. Recently stories were sent
out from there by som- jim jammed
individual about the depreciations of
a huge panther who roamed at night
in and around the town Immediate,
ly other pantheib were seen by vis-
ionary persons until the locality was
metamorphosed from the basking
place of the land shark and the haunt
of the tenacious carpetbagger into
veritable den of ravenous beasts, all
awaiting the dawn of the Glorious
Fourth, when their diet might
changed from plain Seminole nigger
and gristly land shark to that of dain
ty, white attired and rosy cheeked
country girl, and her toothsome kid
brother or sister. Under the cir-
cumstances it was found impossible
to Interest the country folk in the
festivities Wewoka and the cele-
bration wa> declared off. They all
came to Holdenville, however, and en-
Joyed themselves, free from the sight
of dripping jaws and the sound of
crunching bones.—Holdenville Times
Resolved. That the act regulating
the granting of liccnse to practice law
be co amended as to provide for the
appointment by the supreme court of
the state of a board of legal examin-
ers. to consist of one from each sn
premc Judicial Jistrict, the examina
tions to be held at a time and place
ipi. in the manner as prescribed by
ti. i .asely profitable The> are not ]aw exoejl, „ modified by ihi* amend
H A John of Beaumont read a pa
per on 'Tnlform Legislation."
Tha Negroes Did Awful Crime
l« Without Question.
Houston. July .—That the f!r«
which destroyed the grocery store of
Jacob Pryer and caused his three lit-
tle boys to be burned to death was
caused by negro burglars is beyond
When entrance had been effected
the burglars emptied a can of coal oil
and gasolene i r. the floor and stairs
leading to thf floor abve Thl- dorr
thev examined (he cash register which
they found w i- emptv. Evidently
knowing that the family slept above
the stairs, and probably that Mr. Prv-
*r had the cash about him one of the
robbers went above, while the other
stood guard at he foot of thf stalr-
When the burglar reached the sleep
!ne room. In gronine about he touched
Mrs. Pryer and awakened her She
called out to her husband that ther
was some one In the room
"You ar«' dreaming," the husband
"No," she replied '*T see him dis
tlnctlv at the window Turn up the
A lamp was standing on the dresser,
turned low. as Mrs Pryer was ill. and
Mr. Pryer reached over and turned
up the blare As he did this his wife
sa wn "big nlgrer " as she expressed
It run down the stairs Mr Pryer.
as his wife screamed sprang out of
bed caught up the lamp and rushed to
the top of the stairs \s he did so
there was a loud explosion, and the
whole passage below was enveloped
In the room with Pryer and his wife
were two girls. Bessie, nged three
years, and Mollle. ten weks old The
three boys were sleeping In another
Pryer Jumped down He stood In
his wagon, and his wife passed him
down the two girls Tie mnde frantic
efforts to climb after the bovs. but
the flames prevented. Mrs. Prver Is
A Fine Art Display at Yunt'a
F^ank E. Knotts, a student of the
Yale School of Fine Arts, has on dis-
play at Yunt's book store, east show
window, a number of original draw-
ings and paintings of great beauty.
Mr. Knotts has already established
h'rnself as an artist of real merit, and
the exhibition of his work is espec-
pleasing. The pictures on dis-
play are for sale. The display will
continue until next Friday, and the
public is invited to view it.
Mr Knotts expects to organize a
class in the near future. Those in
terested may see him Friday after-
noon, July 12, at 640 North Park.
TWO OFFICIALS HOLDOVER
Dele|«tei Will Be Sent by Wester*
Federation of Mirer* to Convention
• t Chicago This Fall to Further the
-Charles H. Moyer
\ wood win continue
re-elected by the
I'll stop your pain free To show
you first—before you spend a penny
—whi my Pink Paiu Tablets can do,
I mill mall you free a Trial Package
of them—Dr. Shoop's Headache Tab-
lets. Neuralgia, Headache, Tooth
ache, Perod Pains, etc., are due alone
to blood congestion. Dr. Shoop's
Headache Tablets simply kill pain by
coaxing away the unnatural blood
pressure. That Is all. Address Dr.
Shoop, Racine, Wis. Sold by Wal-
lace Mann. •
Kansas Governor Urges Rate.
Topeka, Kan.. July '.—Gov. Hocli
last night sent the following telegram
to EL E. Clark of the interstate com-
merce commission "Railroads refuse
to make an Interstate rate of one cent
per mile for parties of five for harvest
Will Bring Cornish Here.
Word was received this morning by
Engineer Blessing from Engineer Mc-
Nerney at Fort Wforth that the body
of Engineer Jeff Cornish will be
brought from that city to Shawnee for
burial Saturday afternoon. Cornish
was found dead In his rooming house
at Waurika Wednesday, from heart
trouble. He was taken to his home
at Fort Worth, but the family former-
ly lived in Shawnee and own a home
here and are well acquainted. The
several lodges to which Cornish be
longed will attend the funeral.
and William l> 11;
aa president and
respectively of th.
of Miners, beinc
Federation convention, although they
are imprisoned in Idaho on the charge
of complicity in the murder of former
A* the constitution of the Federation
forbids the ele«'ion of these position-
as members no* *n attendance at the
convention, the election of president
and secretary-treasurer was passed r>y
general consent, no le-nominations be
lng made for these offices and under
the constitution *he incumbent- will
hold over until rh**ir successors are
chosen L. W Callahan of Index.
Wash., was «-le< • d ;;l!ernate member
of the executive board for district No.
2. to serve in the absence of .Tack Simrv
kins who disappeared after the mur-
der of Governor Steunenberg. and who
was continued in office in the sam*
manner as wre the president and the
secretary-t reasu rer
The convention adopted the report
of the special committee containing
instructions to th- delegates to
sent to the convention to be held at
Chicago on Oct. 1 next, for the purpose
of forming a new industrial labor
union organization which is intended
to take an active part in politic- and
elections TN- Brewery Worker*"
union, the 1'nited Mine Workers of
America and other such unions as
desire to join movement are in-
vited to send delegates to the conven-
TOLD OF INTENTION.
Filson's Quarterly Report.
Guthrie, Okla.. July 5.—The quar-
terly report of Secretary Charles H.
Filson, Just issued, shows receipts in
the secretary's office for the first
three months of the year of $4,225.55
derived from fees on 357 charters, 10
foreign items, 234 notarial commis-
sions and 205 miscellaneous items. Of
this amount was returned and
$100 required for the expenses of the
office, leaving a balance of $4,090.05
turned over to the territorial treas-
Mr. Filson is also ex-officio insur-
ance commissioner, and his report for
the insurance department shows re-
ceipts of $2,28.50 from ihe following
sources: Articles of incorporation.
$240 territorial license, life $125;
territorial license, fire, $110; state-
ments, fire, $485. statements, life.
$290 agents' licenses, life. $292; ag
ents licenses, fire. $1,3?S; miscellan-
eous. $8.50. Deductions are made of
$11 returned and $450 for office ex-
penses leaving $2,067 50 turned into
the treasury from that department. (
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The News 10c per Week
Injured in a Runaway.
F. M. Martin of th - Shawnee Ice
Cream Co. was severely injured in a
runaway yesterday. He was driving
on South Beard when his horse be-
came frightened at firecrackers and
became unmanagable. Wagon and
driver were thrown in a heap and 't
looked for a time as though the re-
sults would be serious. Mr. Martin
escaped with some severe cuts and
bruises that will lay him up for some
BOTH FEET CUT OFF.
Deplorable Accident That Malm« a
Little Girl For Life
Dublin, Tex.. July '.—Willie Jordan,
^an't you authorize them to'the twelve-year old daughter of Rngin-
do so? Situation critical. Very ur-
gent that you act. Railroads have
made only rates from Missouri river
points for parties of five to Interior
This was In response to a long tel
egram which the governor received
from Mr. Clark. Mr. Clark had been
importuned by letters and wire by
Director Oerow of the Free Employ
ment Bureau to have the railroads
put In a one cent rate per mile from
Chicago to Ksn®a* towns for parties
of five on one ticket Interstate rates
at one cent per mile only apply to par
ties of fifteen or more this year.
There Is no beauty In the land.
That can wiih hers compare,
Her lips are red, her eyes are bright,
8he takes Hollister^ Rocky Mountain
Tea at nlghL
• Shawnee Drug Co.
Protect Oil from Fire.
Sapulpa I. T., July 6.—Most of the
open oil ponds of the field will be
closed over with board protections to
prevent conflagrations The recent
loss at Kiefer has caused this action
to be taken by the oil men.
eer Jordan, was run over and both feet
severed at the ankles In the Texas
Central yards She became confused
In getting nway from an advancing en
glne and stepped In front of one back-
ing up on another track The engin-
eer did not her until he had gone
twenty or thirty feet, the tender and
engine both passing over her feei. She
was carried to the sanitarium and Is
OIL IN DALLAS COUNTY.
Discovered Under the Land of I. J.
T>all>' in'- Frdi • the farm of
T J WIIMn ^'sm ei«h' mile* west of
her. i! , .<i- ,lV<<rcd at depths
varying from wet Mr. Wll
llngham t a>f li« ««••...nue boring,
If ne< 1 s < owng o
200 ar re tv < 1 ;i half miles south
of Stop 2:' on th Int'-turl an railway.
The grade is said to t« good.
Horrlrbly snd Fatally Burned.
Alpine. Tex Tul -On the rsnch
of J. A Pruct*, her brother-ln law. Mis
Bessie HusshII h clothing caught fire
and she was horribly burued. Death
ended her sufferings.
Get a free sample of Dr. Shoop's
"Health Coffee" at our store. If real
coffee, disturbs your Stomach, your
Heart or Kidneys, then try this clever
Coffee imitation. Dr. Shoop has close-
ly matched Old Java and Mocha Cof-
fee in flavor and taste, yet It has not
a single grain of real CofTee in IL Dr.
Shoop's Health Coffee Imitation is
made from pure toasted grains or ce
reals, with Malt, Nuts, etc. Made in a
minute. No tedious wait You will
surely like it Sold by C. O D. Gro-
Soldiers Have Typhoid Fever.
Ran Antonio. July Twelve aol-
dlers at Fort Sum Houston have ty-
Bowling Alley on Main.
The building at No. 7 East Main has
been leased by E. O. Cook, who will
open a bowling parlor. Fixe box ball
alleys will be fitted up and electric
fans and other conveniences for com-
fort will be supplied. The interior
Is being rearranged .
Took His Employes Out.
/. T. McNulty, proprietor of the
Up-to-Date Steam Laundry, gave his
employes, numbering twenty-live peo-
ple, an outing on the Fourth of July
at his expense. The party was pro-
vided with a tally-ho and was taken
to the dam east of the city, where
luncheon was served and the merry
crowd cefebrated the Fourth with a
To Recover Town Lots.
Wagoner, July 4.—The Creek attor
ney, M. L. Mott of Muskogee, will file
a number of suits this week in this
city to compel certain lot holders to
return lots which they hold in excess
of the number agreed upon by the In-
dian act of 1891.
Weekly for Harrah.
The first Issue of the Harrah Tri-
bune of Harrah, Oklahoma, was Is-
sued today, and Is a very creditable
sheet. B. F. Loyd Is the editor.
Phone 940 If you want *0 sell your
household goods. 3-6t
Eugene Englee of Co orado Gives Some
Boise. Ida . July in the Haywood
trial Tuesday Engene Englee, former
attorney general of Colorado, swore
that Orchard told him of the loss of a
big share in thp Hercules mine, and
of his intention to kill Steunenberg.
Englee told at ureat length how 'he
military authorities at Cripple Cre«-k
defied the pur in- - of the civil court,
how he himself v. us deported from Tel-
luride where he went as counsel for
the Federation, and how he was later
deported from Cripple Creek the day
the mob destroyed the union ston
Another unusual feature wa. con-
tributed to this unusual crime with its
background of plots and counterplots.
criminal industrial and political, by
the appearance a«* a witness for the
defense of r T. Mcpartland. a brother
of James \lc Part land who worked up
the case against Haywood. Moyer and
Pettibone and obtained Orchard's con
This Me Part land is a shoemaker at
Manitou, and he came to tell tha' while
he was U in«r hi- ;.ea eful <ra't
at Victor d ine the strike he was un-
ceremonious! v taken from his last by
the militia thrown into the "bullpen"
and then deported
RETURN TO WORK.
Discomfort Suffered by New Yorkers
Comes to an End.
New >(,rk. July ,—The discomfort
which New Yorkers have suffered for
several days by failure to receive ice
because of a strik.- of the drivers of
the wagons of the American Ice com
pany was the presence of pi lea of rot
ten garbage in the East Side streets
because of the strike of drivers of the
city garbnee roll- tion wagons has
been 'practically ended All the driv.
ers of garbaee wagons returned
theii work under promise from Mayor
McClellan that their grievances will
be considered The strike of the Ir
wagon drivers was broken by a large
number of strikers and Individuals
without authorization of the union re
turning to work. Although some of
thes icemen continued the strike, and
the officers of the union declared th
were about to extend It, the officials
of the i<« company declared that th
worst of tho ?rik was over, and that
the delivery of Ice would soon be nor-
WHIT WELL'S BIG BLAZE.
Four Large Estbalshiments and Con
tents Destroyed by Fire.
Whitwell, Tenn July '.—A fire
which was extinguished at 2:SO o'clock
Wednesday morning destroyed the es-
tablishments of the Whitwell Mercan-
tile compan>. Yates Yaley Hard-
ware con any and Hutcheson Hard
ware comnanv An unoccupied resl
dence wan also consumed.
Norfolk Y . July Fire supposed
to have < ' i d from defective wir-
ing destroyed tbe f'aslno building on
the bluff overlooking the James river
at Newport N Th« Caston was one
of the '.tudn. u\ of Newport News,
having been er >, ' twenty vosrs aeo.
For many ve rs i' was used for social
purposes The loss is $16,000; insur-
ant e, $.V
Bitten by Rattlesnake.
Meridian. Tev 'u^ George Paul
son. a little bov * bitten bv a rat
tlesnak He v.il recover.
Oklahoma as t
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