Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, January 8, 1909 Page: 5 of 8
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DailyQwants can be more
Big Store of
Than any Place in Norman ^
Beer for Legislators-
Several barrels of beer, sup-
posed to be intended for the en-
tertainment of legislators, irri-
gation, perhaps, would be the
better term to use, at banquet,
was seized by the law enforce-
ment officers, and Governor
Haskell charged by some as be-
ing responsible for the seizure,
because of his refusal to attend
the banquet, has raised quite a
muss at Guthrie. Governor Has-
kell denies giving any such or-
ders; but Enforcement Attorney
Caldwell sent in his resignation
to the governor on the follow-
ing morning and it is under-
stood as a result of a disagree-
ment with the governor in re-
gard to the seizure of the barrels
The Governor's Message
Governor Haskell's message
to the legislature, which he read
himself before the members yes-
terday, shows Oklahoma to be
wonderfully prosperous. He
points out that the market val-
ue of farm products raised in
1908 is over $200,000,000 that
$6,000,000 worth of coal was
marketed; that $2,000,000 worth
of lead and zinc was mined and
sold; and that the oil output of
the state exceeded $20,000,000.
There are 591 manufacturing
concerns in the state engaged
in 37 different industries, an in-
crease of 30 per cent over last
year. National bank deposits
have decreased during the year
$2,238,382.98; state bank de-
posits have increased $12,233,-
455.52. Twelve different rail-
road companies have lines in
the state; these operate in thir-
teen states and two territories;
one hundred thirty-six miles of
new road has been built during
last year, — while only one
hundred thirty miles has been
built in all the rest of the states
where these roads have lines.
Among important recomenda-
tions made to the legislature by
the governor are revision of
election laws, voting of people
on building of new court houses
for county purposes, and a good
We want our readers to get Into
the habit of phoning in news items
that they know of; persons com-
ing* going, visiting, weddings, so-
cials, parties, deaths, funerals, and
all such like. Call up No. 3, and
tell us about all such things.
Night Riders Convicted.
The jury in Night Rider cases
on trial in Tennessee returned a
verdict of guilty of murder in
the first degree with mitigating
circumstances against six of the
Riders and two for murder in the
State Investment Co.
:: The Centripetal Force of
Price and Quality Here
is so strong that this store is being
thronged by people who seek real values.
Comparison is the true test of value. Our
prices are made to stand alone and we
ALL WENS AND BOYS
1-4 Off *
I 1-4 off MENS WOOL SHIRTS 1-4 off
1-4 off LADIES FINE SKIRTS 1-4 off |
1-2 off LADIES acnoda^,ldrens 1-2 off I
Big reductions in every department, right
while you need the goods the most.
BLANKETS, COMFORTS, WOOLEN UN-
DERWEAR, SHAWLS, FASCINATORS,
DRESS GOODS, SILKS, OUTING; every-
thingincluded. Follow the crowds to the
greatest VALUES giving store in Norman.
AT MASCHO'S C. O. D.
20 pounds sugar, $1.00.
20 pounds coffee, $1.00.
20 pounds beans, $1.00.
50 pounds flour, $1.30. 2-5t
The Broken Dollar Store i9 selling
queenswaro and glassware, tinware
and all racket goods at alarmingly
A Fine for Needless Jolts.
Most jolts and jars in life are un-
necessary, wasteful and more or less
disturbing to the public peace. Sen-
sible economy of life ought to seek
the elimination of the jolting for self-
interest, not to speak of regard for the
public. In New York hereafter trans-
portation companies that subject their
passengers to jolts, and jars from
broken or flat wheels, loose trucks or
sagging rails, switches or frogs, will
be liable to a fine not exceeding $500
for each offense. This is not parental
economy for the railroad companies,
nor even the protection of the pas-
sengers, but of the people. But, what-
ever its professed motive, it is a good
idea and worth general application.
Penalize the unnecessary jolts!
A Bird's-Eye View.
The following incident occurred dur-
ing a terrific thunder storm at the
home of a contractor who lives in the
vicinity of Tampa, Fia. The contractor
and his family were sitting on the ver-
anda, watching the storm, when a
bolt of llghtnisg struck a tree not fif-
teen feet from where they were sit-
The shock was terrific, but no one
was injured, although they were all
badly frightened. The young son,
with great excitement, was telling that
he jumped two feet high.
"How do you know you jumped so
high?" said his father.
"Why," said Johnnie, "I looked down
while I was up."—Youth's Companion.
There has been a great shifting oV
the farmers In Cleveland county anlir
quite an exodus of them to otheV
parts of the state and to Westerk
Texas. Many of the farms in ttife
eastern part of the county have suf
fered great injury by reason of
washing rains of last summer any"
fall and the rich bottom lands so bacfc
ly -over flowed that fanners ail?
afaird to hazard making a crop 6tV
them next year. They lost soheaviW
this year on such lands that they
have almost forgotten the excellent
crops produced by such lands for thi
past fiteen years. The rolling lanV
in the eastern part of this county
seeded to Bermuda would make ex-
cellent grazing lands and at same
time protect the rich valleys fron*'
ruin by reason of the sand washing
down from the hills.
The election of Ben Wilson as
speaker of the present legislature
assembly was a truimph over the
forces in the democratic party that
have been running things, pret-
ty much to their notion for the past
two years. In the last legislative
assembly Mr. Wilson was known a
the leader of the insurgents and not
popular with the Murray machine.
Mr. Wilson proved himself an excel-
lent friend of the University in the
last legislative body and rendered'
valiant service in securing the pass-
age of the bill appropriating money
for the erection of the new building
and will probably continue to exert
his influence in behalf of the inter-
ests of the instituiton in his present
A bargain in a good second-fis nil
piano, for cash or on easy pay-
ments. Call up this office. 2-3t
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Danner, V. E. Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, January 8, 1909, newspaper, January 8, 1909; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106687/m1/5/: accessed September 20, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.